Many Texas Docs Not Pushing HPV Vaccine for Girls
Study finds fewer than half always recommend the shots, despite federal guidelines
THURSDAY, Aug. 6 (HealthDay News) -- More than half of Texas doctors don't always recommend human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination for girls, despite U.S. guidelines urging their inoculation, a new surv...
50,000 Young People Dance to Celebrate Achievements in Pushing Back HIV and AIDS
AMSTERDAM, November 7 /PRNewswire/ --
- Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Kofi Annan and Nafis Sadik Support Global
On the 29th of November, fifty thousand young people will make a
worldwide statement against HIV and AIDS. Connected live via satellite,
young people in 19 count...
White House Launches 'Fishy' Expedition
...of health care. Is the White House simply wanting to keep a scrapbook of the emails that primarily quote the President and the legislation that he is pushing
or is it possible they are simply looking to use this information to intimidate and if possible silence their opponents?"
Tony Perkins' video r...
New Study Shows That Pharmacogenomics Could Benefit Patients, Spur Investment in Innovation
...nger period of time over which the innovator companies could recoup the investment costs of developing products.
"We may see pharmacogenomics pushing
us in the right direction of more investment in pharmaceuticals," said study author John Vernon. "The main features likely to drive this phenomenon ar...
New DeKaye Article Identifies 'Hierarchy of Greed' in Healthcare Fraud
... committing fraudulent activities, the concept of "misguided altruism" or making the organization the best at any cost, and "loophole exploitation" or pushing
the envelop in areas like cost-reporting or entering risking contracts places healthcare organizations in the crosshairs of federal and state prosecut...
HIV integrase inhibitor effective for patients beginning antiretroviral treatment
...s, tenofovir and emtricitabine.
The trial included 566 patients from 67 medical centers on five continents. The "primary endpoint" of the trial was pushing
viral levels below 50 copies per ml of blood by week 48. Of the raltegravir group, 86 percent reached that goal, compared with 82 percent of the efavi...
Unhooking the Obesity-Diabetes Connection
...papers, one from Japan, one from Canada and one from the United States, showed that immune system cells known as T cells were deficient in obese mice, pushing
the immune system to somehow initiate insulin resistance.
Restoring T cells to more normal levels actually reversed weight gain and improved insul...
Full Transcript of House Democrats' Press Conference on Introduction of Health Care Legislation
...th them to achieve those goals and to get a bill that all of us can support.
The Democratic Party's a big tent. We have different parts of it pushing
for different aspects of the problem, and we all have to come together, compromise, and work out our differences, and then stand behind legislation th...
Looking to Shape Up for Summer? The Solution May Be the Steps You're Already Taking
...er to ensure they're still held accountable, even when I'm not there," Braganza said. "It's like having a personal trainer in their pocket that keeps pushing
them to go further."
Braganza recommends the GOsmart(R) Pocket Pedometer from Omron, which features smart sensor technology making it one of ...
Matter over mind
...ular system seems to produce real deficits in manipulation.
The research focused on simultaneous force and motion--specifically from fingers either pushing
or rubbing a surface--with volunteers conducting the experiment at defined, yet varying, speeds.
Knowing the force-producing properties of muscle, ...
Pushing in Medical Technology
Stand Up To Cancer Awards $73.6 Million for Novel, Groundbreaking Cancer Research
...reviewed Dream Team applications and made recommendations on funding to SU2C's Management Committee. "SU2C aims to capitalize on that progress and is pushing
it forward at what will be an extraordinarily quick pace. The Dream Teams bring together leading laboratory scientists and physicians, collaborating i...
Drug Development Program Started Based on CAP(R) Human Cell Line
...of activities needed to drive the
project from molecular biology to GMP-production and recombinant product
testing in preclinical and clinical trials, pushing
towards a clinical phase
II compliant product within the 3-year-time frame of the project.
Commenting on this unique co-operation, PharmaCell's...
Headache Specialists Convene in Boston For 50th Annual American Headache Society Meeting
...ated 39 percent of migraine sufferers. The device, about the size and weight of a hairdryer, works by placing it to the back of the head and pushing
a button twice, sending a very brief magnetic field pulse into the brain. The 16-site multicenter, randomized, double blind study is the fi...
Discovering How Video Games Can Motivate Healthy Behaviors: More than $2 Million Awarded to 12 Research Teams Across U.S.
...eople aged 18 to 35. The study will
compare physiological measures of energy expenditure while people play
traditional video games (those that involve pushing
buttons on a standard
game controller or on a Wii motion-sensing controller) versus active video
games (those that require physical movement, using in...
GeoVax Vaccine Only 5th AIDS Vaccine Moving to Phase 2 Human Trials
vaccines with excellent results and has three additional human trials
currently underway. Due to promising results from these five trials the
HVTN is pushing
forward with plans for critically important and larger
Phase 2 human trials.
GeoVax AIDS vaccine technology and composition are significantly
Interview of the Vice President
...Daschle has said, well, it's nonsense, they're trying to rewrite
history. What is your recollection of what was happening? Were they -- were
for a quick vote on the war before the election?
THE VICE PRESIDENT: I don't want to get into that. I, frankly, I've
heard a little bit of the argum...
Aspirin Named 8th World Wonder by Majority of Americans
... 10 years, and it
continues to show great promise in other areas, such as colon cancer,
cognitive/neurological disease and deep vein thrombosis (DVT), pushing
to the forefront of emerging science." With an estimated 100 billion tablets (35,000 tons) of aspirin consumed
annually, aspirin has truly become ...
Monitoring Patient Glucose Levels: New Advances in software make it easier
... no installation of software needed (the unit comes ready to go) and obtaining printouts consists of simply plugging the glucose monitor into a cable, pushing
a button, then waiting a few seconds. The Smart printer is compatible with the Accu-Chek Compact, the AccuSoft Advantage, the Accu-Chek Complete and t...
Pushing in Medical Products
Description:... and its ergonomic handle provides control and security to ensure safe and effective stone removal.
Whether dragging past a stone in the ureter, pushing
over a stone against an obstruction or encapsulating a stone in the lower pole the New 2.2 Fr Sur-Catch NT is designed with the performance and versa...
Description:... Structures In The Eye Toward The Aspiration Port. The Special Bevels Of The Blade Allow A Surgeon To Hold Nuclear Material On The Aqualase Tip, While pushing
Nuclear Material Into The Pulses, Increasing The Efficiency Of The Aqua Bursts.
This Special Winged Blade Construction Allows Cracking Of Large...
Company:Rhein Medical, Inc.
Description:...he Knot Pusher is utilized in the handling and manipulation of suture, knot pushing
and retrieving. The two piece shaft allows the surgeon to place the suture ... slot for knot pushing. The ring handle allows the surgeon ease of use when pushing
Company:USS Sports Medicine
TR-4000 Auto Refractor
The TOMEY TR-4000 Auto Refractor provides highly accurate measurement of patients refractive power. This measurement is obtained simply by pushing
a button. Patient alignment is simple and effortless with the joystick controller. The TR-4000 automatically calculates interpupillary distance (PD) b...
Gemini Laser System
Description:...ith two distinct wavelengths to choose from, 1064nm Nd:YAG and 532nm KTP, the Gemini stands out in an exploding non-invasive aesthetic laser market by pushing
the envelope on versatility, speed and effectiveness while maintaining the safety and reliability record of a company that has been developing surgica...
Company:Laserscope (now Iridex)
Nordt Knot Tightener
Description:... The Nordt Knot Tightener allows both pushing
and spreading of knots, reproducing identical techniques
used when tying traditional open knots. The Nordt Knot Tightener allows tying of any type ...
Company:Arthrotek (A Biomet Company)
AL200 Auto Lensometer
Description:.... On-screen indicators guide operators to optimal lens positioning and, in auto mode, users can make a complete set of spectacle measurements without pushing
a single button. The AL200 enables operators to produce a comprehensive printout of all measurement data when used with the optional printer....
Kellan Manipulator Lens Pusher
Description:... Excellent during IOL insertion while pushing
the trailing haptic into position. Gently curved shaft and round handle....
Company:Bausch & Lomb Storz
SuturTek360°Fascia Closure Device™
Features:...ual facility in either hand; ergonomic Intuitive; minimal learning curve Replicates traditional technique surgeons have always used to suture by hand: pushing
a curved needle from the tail, then pulling it from the point The needle always follows the arc of its own curve Places all types of continuous or int...
Features:... Countersunk implant will assist in preventing femoral condyle damage
Tapered implant can be removed for repositioning
Greater tactile feel than pushing
or malleting the implant
Implant packaged pre-loaded on disposable driver
11mm length ...
Company:Arthrotek (A Biomet Company)
Pushing in Medical Dictionary
...e kidneys. ... risk for kidney failure related to high blood pressure ? Points to Remember ... Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing
against the walls of the arteries. ... What is Blood Pressure ? ... between beats, your blood pressure falls. ... ...
Pushing in Biological News
Scary ancient spiders revealed in 3-D models, thanks to new imaging technique
...d their food. These coxal endite-type growths can still be seen today in species such as horseshoe crabs, which use them to grind up their prey before pushing
it into their backward-facing mouths.
The computer models also revealed that Cryptomartus hindi 's mouth appendages, called pedipalps, had tiny 't...
Frost & Sullivan Recognizes MIRTEC With the 2009 Award for Automated Optical Inspection Product Innovation of the Year
"The continuing evolution toward higher density PCB's and the industry wide acceptance of advanced packaging is pushing
AOI systems to the limits of their capabilities," says Frost & Sullivan Research Analyst Anupama Srinivasan. "As the manufacturing process becomes...
Rising acidity levels could trigger shellfish revenue declines, job losses
...phere by almost 40 percent. The oceans have absorbed about one-third of all human-generated carbon emissions, but the buildup of CO 2 in the ocean is pushing
surface waters toward more acidic conditions.
This "ocean acidification" creates a corrosive environment for marine organisms such as corals, marin...
Urban myth disproved: Fingerprints do not improve grip friction
... between two solid materials is usually related to the force of one of the materials pressing against the other, Ennos and Warman had to find a way of pushing
a piece of acrylic glass (Perspex) against Warman's finger before pulling the Perspex along the student's finger to measure the amount of friction bet...
The secret of a snake's slither
...eem simple compared to walking or galloping. But in reality, it's no easy task to move without legs. Previous research has assumed that snakes move by pushing
off of rocks and debris around them. But a study published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences says that it's all in th...
Study shows CGM devices also benefit people with type 1 diabetes
...ggests that CGM devices helped people who were already doing an excellent job of managing their diabetes continue to do so, while lowering the risk of pushing
their blood sugar so low it causes hypoglycemia, which can be life threatening," said Dr. Bruce Bode, Atlanta Diabetes Associates and one of the lead ...
NASA uses satellite to unearth innovation in crop forecasting
... of the globe in recent years have caused soil to dry up, crippling crop production. The falling food supply in some regions has forced prices upward, pushing
staple foods out of reach for millions of poor people.
NASA researchers are using satellite data to deliver a kind of space-based humanitarian ass...
Wings that waggle could cut aircraft emissions by 20 percent
... we're not exactly sure why this technology reduces drag but with the pressure of climate change we can't afford to wait around to find out. So we are pushing
ahead with prototypes and have a separate three year project to look more carefully at the physics behind it."
Simon Crook, EPSRC Senior manager fo...
How an enzyme tells stem cells which way to divide
...d, when viewed from a biochemical perspective. "What happens is that Miranda gets phosphorylated by aPKC, turning it into an inactivated substrate and pushing
it into another location in the cell."
Much of the paper in Current Biology is devoted to why the more complex scenarios are not accurate. "There h...
Brain's problem-solving function at work when we daydream
... than when we focus on routine tasks."
For the study, subjects were placed inside an fMRI scanner, where they performed the simple routine task of pushing
a button when numbers appear on a screen. The researchers tracked subjects' attentiveness moment-to-moment through brain scans, subjective reports fro...
Pushing in Biological Technology
Digitas Health Expands Adding Two Key Locations
...f how pharmaceutical companies and brands relate to patients and doctors alike. As budgets shift rapidly to favor these new channels, our clients are pushing
our work across borders at an increasing pace. Our international expansion begins in London, a city that will serve as our European gateway office," ...
NIH funds support UAB joint replacement research
...al impact of the BRP research is to drive down the number of recurrent surgical procedures for joint replacement recipients, who are living longer and pushing
the longevity limits of their devices, Vohra said. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons reports that 15 to 20 percent of annual total joint re...
Understanding Managed Markets: Effective Market Research Structures & Activities to Maximize Payer Access & Insights
...y prove most viable for breakthrough medicines where pharmacoeconomic differences can be identified, and may prove less effective for me-too drugs, as pushing
research earlier may give payers more time to develop strategies against undifferentiated products.
Performance Guarantees/Warranties: Eighty ...
Material world: Graphene's versatility promises new applications
... dimensional honeycomb structure of carbon atoms is exceptionally strong and versatile. Its unusual properties make it ideal for applications that are pushing
the existing limits of microchips, chemical sensing instruments, biosensors, ultracapacitance devices, flexible displays and other innovations.
Biotech Shows Glimmer of an Upward Trend
...Banking and Media. "For the past couple of months some of the companies in the Index, such as Cougar Biotech, Geron, and Dendreon, have been on a tear pushing
the year-to-date performance of the Index up a remarkable 16 percent, with a 5 percent jump in May alone.
Vaulting development stage biopharmaceu...
Inexpensive plastic used in CDs could improve aircraft, computer electronics
...he department of physics at Trinity College Dublin have come out with similar findings recently in the journal ACS Nano. Both groups really have been pushing
hard in the area of polymer nanotube composites during the course of the last decade. Curran said his group at UH achieved the highest conductivity l...
SAFC Hitech & Air Water Inc. Extend High-End Materials Research Services Collaboration to Support Japan Chip Industry
...mers on a confidential basis.
"The innovative, highly competitive nature of Japan's semiconductor market has proven to be a significant driver in pushing
the microelectronics industry forward," commented Dr. Peter Heys, Research and Development Director at SAFC Hitech. "Extending our excellent working r...
Angela Shen-Hsieh of Visual I|O Named to Board of Directors of AIGA: Oldest and Largest Membership Organization for Designers
...her as a "rising star charting the future" of business and design innovation, and by BusinessWeek as one of ten "cutting edge designers pushing
the limits of design."
The 15-member AIGA board of directors is an elected body that holds the institution in trust for AIGA members past, pr...
Beating the back-up blues
.... Using a kind of physics called spin transfer, scientists use electrons (in the form of electrical current) to switch the magnetism of the domains, pushing
them to a different location along a nanowire.
Recently published in Physical Review Letters , the new research holds up a magnifying glass to how...
Genencor Shows How Industrial Biotech Breakthroughs Contribute to the New Green Economy
...factories are our core competence," says de Ruiter. "Every day we are supplying industries with enzymes to run their processes, while at the same time pushing
boundaries to make better industries and more sustainable societies."
Genencor, a division of Danisco A/S, is a world leader in industrial biote...
Pushing in Biological Definition
...Transmutation of species . Darwin remained more comfortable with the respectability of his friends the Whig Cambridge Dons, even though his ideas were pushing
beyond their belief that natural history must justify religion and social order.
On 17 February 1837 Lyell used his presiden...
...ion of the "Air Balloon" public house .
Jenner was a keen observer of nature and he was one of the first to write about the baby cuckoo's action of pushing
the eggs and the young of its host out of the nest so that the baby cuckoo was the only one to receive food from its foster parents. It was for this o...
Pushing in Biological Dictionary
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...ctrical ... This is possible using the Multiporator electroporation system. ... Energize the electroporation apparatus and deliver the pulse by pushing
in both ... Plate aliquots of the electroporation mixture on L-agar plates supplemented with ... Mirus Bio has developed the Ingenio™ ...
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