Plastic Surgery Complications and Deaths are Rare, Despite Highly Publicized Death of Donda West
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following
the tragic death of Donda West, mother of hip-hop star Kanye West, the
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reminds consumers that plastic
surgery is real surgery and outlines several important recommendations when
Patronize 'DNA-diet' Publicized Over the Internet at Your Own Risk!
A team of researchers have issued a warning about 'DNA-diets', advertised extensively on the internet, making tall claims of its ability to confront cancer and other// illnesses.
A study, spearheaded by researchers at the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Centre of Genomics in Socie...
Looking at language
...main-clause "foreground" information.
These joint effects of subcortical neurodegeneration on syntax and "set-switching" are consistent with widely publicized
research indicating that mutations in the human FOXP2 gene cause deficits in language and cognition by affecting development of subcortical structures...
With Autism, Diet Restrictions May Do More Harm Than Good
... who are developing normally.
Even so, it's unlikely to quell a controversy that has been raging for more than a decade.
"A couple of highly publicized
cases of autism and loose stools in the late 1990s led to an impression that children with autism had a higher rate of GI dysfunction," she said. "It ...
SpeechEasy Seeks Proposals For Future Research Studies
...t with the development of RFPs, the evaluation of the submitted proposals, and the selection of final grant recipients. The first RFP was created and publicized
in July 2008, with Dr. Ken Logan from the University of Florida selected as the award recipient. Dr. Logan is currently initiating his research, enti...
Lighter Meals May Bring Longer Life
...ine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an investigator at the Veterans Hospital in Madison.
Another expert noted that, despite some highly publicized
studies in certain species, the link between restricted eating and longer lifespan has been far from proven.
"The idea that dietary restriction ext...
Master Stem Cell for Human Heart Identified
...as Herceptin (for cancer) and Avandia (for diabetes), have heart-related side effects. The painkiller Vioxx was withdrawn from the market after widely publicized
side effects were noted.
The breakthrough research "offers more understanding of how to model the development of the human heart, and, by understan...
Weight-Loss Surgery Safe, Effective Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
...t put diabetes into remission," Shikora said.
Yet some patients, their families and even physicians fear bariatric surgery, remembering some highly publicized
complications and deaths during the procedure's early days, Shikora said.
"The field has dramatically improved and is much more advanced than it wa...
Icahn Issues Open Letter to Amylin Shareholders
...hat many winning investments take time to materialize. Most misleadingly, Amylin criticizes the successes of my nominees and me in three previous well publicized
proxy contests where I have had large investments namely Blockbuster, Motorola and Yahoo! Ironically, these are three instances where I am perhaps mos...
Elizabeth Edwards Presented With Person of the Year Award by National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization at National Conference
...a philanthropic event supporting efforts to expand and improve care at the end of life.
As attention turns to the release of her new book and her publicized
appearance on Oprah , NHPCO salutes Edwards for her efforts to advance care and compassion.
Vice President, C...
Publicized in Medical Technology
ARUP Laboratories Applauds FDA's Decision on the Value of KRAS-Mutation Testing in Colorectal Cancer
...eral laboratories in the United States offer this test, ARUP Laboratories' KRAS assay detects all 12 mutations at codons 12 and 13; another highly publicized
assay on the market detects only seven.
KRAS mutation-detection testing is just one example of how ARUP Laboratories can partner with laborat...
Shareholder Class Action Filed Against Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. by the Law Firm of Barroway Topaz Kessler Meltzer & Check, LLP
...e Company's Registration Statement was false and misleading at all relevant times.
On December 13, 2007, the Company issued a press release which publicized
positive results of a clinical trial of R788. The December 13, 2007 press release was also appended to the Company's Form 8-K filed with the United St...
Presentations at American College of Cardiology Meeting Highlight
New Opportunities for HDL Therapy
treatments for cardiovascular disease continues to exhibit enormous
potential. This conclusion is even more compelling in light of the
recent, highly publicized
failure of the CETP inhibitor,
This week at the ACC meeting, the latest data on three imaging
trials, which included an intravascular ...
Publicized in Medical Definition
Artificial induction of immunity
...trated that the latter was immune by exposing him to smallpox. The principle had been demonstrated some years earlier by Benjamin Jesty , who had not publicized
his discovery. Jenner described and generalised the process and then arranged to propagate cowpox for therapeutic use and he is credited with the disc...
Publicized in Medical Dictionary
...ph nodes (another part of the lymph system) ... If bubonic plague goes untreated, the bacteria can multiply in the bloodstream ... Highly publicized
outbreaks of bubonic and pneumonic plague occurred in 1994 in ... The next bubonic plague pandemic could occur at any time--and we are N...
...ohol poisoning , go to the Mayo Clinic website (www. ... Alcohol poisoning results from the rapid ingestion of ... several years, the highly publicized
alcohol - poisoning ... ico's overall alcohol poisoning death rate ... ...
Publicized in Biological News
Penn-Wistar team gains insight into HIV vaccine failure
...A team of researchers from The Wistar Institute and the University of Pennsylvania reports new evidence refuting a popular hypothesis about the highly publicized
failure in 2007 of the Merck STEP HIV vaccine study that cast doubt on the feasibility of HIV-1 vaccines. The findings were published on-line July 20 ...
UC Davis begins $2.8 million in studies of agricultural nitrogen's impacts
...t is increasingly viewed as a worrisome source of water and air pollution and potent greenhouse gases.
"This is one of the most important and least publicized
environmental issues we face: Escaped nitrogen from agricultural production affects the quality of our air, water, and soil and has huge potential to ...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- April 22, 2009
...ASTERN TIME, April 27, 2009
Potholes on the road to ethanol from crop waste rather than food crops
Chemical & Engineering News
Those highly publicized
efforts to produce ethanol fuel from wheat straw, corn cobs, and other crop waste rather than food crops appear to be stalling as biofuel companies ...
New satellite data reveal impact of Olympic pollution controls
...e team on Dec. 16 at the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco.
Some scientists have questioned whether Beijing's highly publicized
air quality restrictions actually had an impact. This new data shows clearly that they did. "After the authorities lifted the traffic restrictions, th...
Paleontologists doubt 'dinosaur dance floor'
..., but we are open to dialogue and look forward to collaborating to resolve the controversy."
On Oct. 30 more than a week after the Utah study was publicized
worldwide four scientists hiked to the remote wilderness-area site: paleontologist Brent Breithaupt, director and curator of the University of Wyomin...
2008 Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation awarded to Dr. Ussif Rashid Sumaila
...h as the cost of fuel. The cost of fishing database will be combined with the databases on discount rates, conservation indices, and his prior highly publicized
findings on the massive subsidies given to support the fishing industry worldwide. It will provide the final piece of the puzzle that will allow a com...
Stanford researchers publish review of US medical device regulation
...ment initiatives aimed at enhancing the efficiency and efficacy of the regulatory process for public benefit.
Over the last couple of years, highly publicized
recalls of medical devices such as defibrillators and pacemakers have sparked internal debate within the FDA about ways to improve post-market surve...
Nutrient pollution drives frog deformities by ramping up infections, says CU-Boulder study
... High levels of nutrients used in farming and ranching activities fuel parasite infections that have caused highly publicized
frog deformities in ponds and lakes across North America, according to a new study led by the University of Colorado at Boulder.
The study showed i...
Scientists identify embryonic stem cells by appearance alone
...udolf Jaenisch didnt have to resort to these genetic markers in their latest experiment because the results were easy to see. Building on their widely publicized
June Nature paper, which demonstrated that its possible to convert specialized mouse skin cells into unspecialized stem cells, Whitehead postdoctoral ...
An elephant tail
...ted with an increased risk of death, according to a study in the January 4 issue of JAMA.
L-arginine is a widely available dietary supplement and is publicized
as having benefits for patients with hypertension, angina, heart failure and sexual dysfunction, according to background information in the article. P...
Publicized in Biological Technology
MIGENIX Corporate Update and Requisition of Special Meeting
...pneumonia. The features of MX-2401 indicate
a highly competitive intravenous agent for treating serious gram positive
infections (including the highly publicized
resistant bacteria, VRE and
MRSA). Activities in the program are currently focused on manufacturing and
advancing the program to an IND/CTA for clinic...
The Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Invests $100,000 in ParentPlus
...d at the same time provide a lower
cost alternative to expensive and highly publicized
The PLSG's $100,000 investment will help ParentP...ducts will increase acceptance of IUI as
the low cost alternative to highly publicized
$1.45 billion judgment against Morgan Stanley sends message revisit e-mail retention policies
...50 million in punitive damages
Most organizations have not been involved the high stakes litigation in the league of the recent case like this well publicized
one. However, we can all gain some insight into what happens when disputes arise and e-mail is in the mix.
Today, many firms are under the mistake...
Stem cell bank announcement validates quality of Wisconsin research
...States to conduct such research.
Why such a stark divide? Some of the skepticism in the Senate was tied to mistrust of the university due to highly publicized
problems that had little or nothing to do with the quality of research conducted there. Some was due to a belief that stem cell-related research invol...
2005: the year of the comeback
... in which the building blocks and experiments were put in place, Microsoft finally recognized that service-based software is the future. In a now much publicized
set of memos, Bill Gates acknowledged that Microsoft applications would need to include data services offerings in order to stay relevant. The hosted ...
American Idol spurs music software
... Nielsen Ratings in two consecutive years.
Idol, now in the audition phase of its sixth season, is commonly recognized as one of the world's most publicized
vocal competitions, drawing throngs of contestants prepared to showcase varying levels of talent each year.
"The ever-increasing popularity of Ame...
Identity theft: The business time bomb
...t even the savviest business or consumer would not detect for months, years, or at all. Most people are familiar with financial IDT. However, the most publicized
IDT is the less frequent "existing account fraud." For example, misuse of an existing credit card.
Some experts eschew categorizing such fraud as ...
Wisconsin identity theft law: A cheap plastic sword
...ormation have been accessed or stolen by an unauthorized party.
Not surprisingly, since Act 138 has been enacted, there have only been a handful of publicized
data security breach notices issued by companies doing business in Wisconsin. Most of these notices have been issued by companies required to do so un...
What do CIOs want? Fusion2007 speakers weigh in
... Madison and Milwaukee, Wis. - By now, after nearly a decade of well publicized
information technology meltdowns, it's pretty clear what chief executive officers want in their technology leaders.
The ability to consistently del...
Learning from the big boys: With technology, women urged to go gradual
...the right solution. Given what the public sector has learned in some highly publicized
IT failures, and what the private sector probably has learned in some not-too-highly publicized
IT debacles, the approach to deploying technology probably is more importan...
Publicized in Biological Definition
University of Cambridge professor John Conway invented the most famous cellular automata in the 1960s . He called it the Game of Life , and publicized
it through Martin Gardner 's column in Scientific American magazine.
Philosophy scholar Arthur Burks , who had worked with Von...