Michigan Blues' CEO Daniel J. Loepp Reinforces Company's Commitment to Minority Business Partners
Doing business with minority-owned firms helps Michigan 's economy
DETROIT, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is striving to further develop its partnerships with Michigan's Minority Business Enterprises and is dedicated to working to address the economic and hea...
Frost & Sullivan Award Reinforces Outstanding Product Line Strategy by SIRS-Lab
LONDON, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Frost & Sullivan "2009 European Molecular Diagnostics for Infectious Diseases Product Line Strategy of the Year Award", is presented to SIRS-Lab GmbH. The company's exceptional product line for sepsis diagnosis and monitoring make it a worthy recipient of this...
Swine Flu Reinforces the Importance of Preparing for Emergencies, Says APHA
WASHINGTON, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Public Health Association (APHA) urges the public to use the current swine flu outbreak as an opportunity to ensure that they and their families are prepared for potential pandemics, disasters or any other health emergencies that ...
New Human Study Reinforces Antioxidant Benefits of Tart Cherries
Scientists Discover Eating Cherries May Elevate Antioxidant Activity in the Body
NEW ORLEANS, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Eating just one and a half servings of tart cherries could significantly boost antioxidant activity in the body, according to new University of Michigan research reported a...
PetCareRx Reinforces its Range of Arthritis and Joint Care Products for Winter
Arthritis and joint pain can severely limit the movement of your pet, especially in the winter. New and approved pet medications could help. PetCareRx is leading the industry in supplying the best medications to treat arthritis and joint pain relief.
Lynbrook, NY (PRW...
Informed-Choice Reinforces Need to Test Supplements for Inadvertent Contamination After Recent NFL Players' Positive Tests
Organization Focuses on Raising Level of Awareness and Educating Athletes to Help Reduce Risk
WESTMINSTER, Colo., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- In light of a rash of
positive test results that violate the NFL's drug policy, Informed-Choice,
a supplement testing and certificat...
California Supreme Court Gay-Marriage Ruling Reinforces Top Bay Area Fertility Specialists' Support for Same-Sex Couples
IVF clinic expands welcome to out-of-state intended parents
SAN RAMON, Calif., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent California
Supreme Court decision to allow gay couples to marry strengthens the
commitment of the Reproductive Science Center of the Bay Area (RSC), one of
the state's leadin...
PhRMA Revised Marketing Code Reinforces Commitment to Responsible Interactions With Healthcare Professionals
WASHINGTON, July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reflecting the
continuing commitment of America's pharmaceutical research and
biotechnology companies to pursue policies and practices that best serve
the needs of patients and the healthcare community, the Pharmaceutical
Research and Manufacturer...
Singapore Reinforces Position as a Global Site for Pharma & Biotech; Biomedical Manufacturing Output Quadruples to Reach US$17 Billion
Sophisticated Infrastructure and Skilled Manpower Support Cutting-Edge Manufacturing Activities
SAN DIEGO, June 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Singapore has firmly
established itself as a leading manufacturing hub in Asia with its strong
track record, sophisticated infrastru...
AMA Reinforces Commitment to Cover the Uninsured at Annual Meeting
CHICAGO, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Medical
Association's commitment to cover the uninsured was clear today, as
thousands of physicians reaffirmed the current AMA proposal to cover the
uninsured, and voted to study the impact of free clinics on improving
access to health c...
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Secretary Reinforces VA's Commitment to Research Safety and Veteran Focus
Research Has Set National Safety Standards, Benefits All Americans
WASHINGTON, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a congressional
hearing Secretary of Veterans Affairs James B. Peake, M.D., discussed the
safety and importance of the research programs operated by the Department
of Veterans ...
Merck at ASCO 2007: Spectrum of Studies Reinforces Promise of
Erbitux for Colorectal and Head and Neck Cancer Patients
CHICAGO, DARMSTADT, Germany, June 5, 2007 – This
year’s American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting
in Chicago sees a wealth of promising new data presented regarding
Merck KGaA’s targeted cancer therapy Erbitux®
(cetuximab), further demonstrating the consistent effi...
St. Francis Surgeon Uses Tissue Regeneration Technology to Rebuild Patients' Heart Structures
...s cells to infiltrate and ultimately replace the ECM scaffold.
While the patient continues to heal, the matrix gradually is replaced as the body reinforces
and remodels the tissue. In the past, tissue replacement has been limited by options for implantation.
Animal tissue implants are subject to calc...
New Study Shows that Prebiotics, as Used by Jackson GI Medical, Increases Lifespan by 33%
...onstrating life-lengthening impact of prebiotics, has truly profound implications," says Jackson GI Medical CEO Kristian Chronister. "It certainly reinforces
our commitment to powering our Prebiotin prebiotic supplements with oligofructose enriched inulin despite the dramatically lower cost of plain inulin,...
Lilly Advances Second Alzheimer's Disease Treatment Candidate Into Late-Stage Testing by Launching Two Global Trials
... Both Phase III pivotal trials begin enrollment in May 2009; reinforces
Lilly's commitment to Alzheimer's disease and biotech product research
INDIANAPOLIS, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYS...
New NIH-Funded Study Shows Masimo Rainbow SET(R) May Help Clinicians Assess Oxygenation in Children With Sickle Cell Disease
...ic patients with sickle cell disease."
Masimo Executive Vice President of Medical Affairs, Dr. Michael O'Reilly, stated, "This research not only reinforces
the clinical accuracy of SpCO and SpMet in assessing the true oxygenation of patients, but also highlights the importance of measuring these dyshemogl...
Taking Folic Acid for a Year Before Pregnancy May Reduce Risk of Preterm Birth
...i's research makes us optimistic that taking folic acid for at least one year before pregnancy also may greatly reduce the risk of premature birth and reinforces
our message that every woman of childbearing age should consume 400 micrograms of folic acid daily."
The March of Dimes honored Dr. Bukowski's st...
Ipsogen Expands its US Market Presence Through Licensing Agreement With ARUP Laboratories for the Commercialization of JAK2 Molecular Diagnostic Assays
...caused by JAK2 gene variations that affects more than
100,000 people in the US. Additional terms were not disclosed.
"This agreement with ARUP, reinforces
the medical value of the JAK2 test
as a diagnostic tool for MPN supported by the World Health Organization (WHO)
guidelines and affirms the strong Int...
Another Study Links Fluoride to Bone Cancer
...other two groups," writes Randhu's team. "(T)his report proves a link between raised fluoride levels in serum and osteosarcoma," they write.
a 2006 published Harvard study by Bassin showing a link between water fluoridation and osteosarcoma in young boys.(2)
A 1992 New Jersey Departm...
DOR BioPharma, Inc. Executes $400,000 Equity Investment Agreement With Numoda Corporation
... new therapies by ensuring efficient deployment of funds and immediate reporting for early assessment of progress. Engaging and partnering with Numoda reinforces
confidence in life sciences companies and their clinical trial results, thereby improving conditions for the acquisition of funding, licensing and par...
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Tegress™ Urethral Implant
Description:...egress™ Implant solution of Ethylene Vinyl Alcohol copolymer (EVOH) in a Dimethyl Sulfoxide (DMSO) carrier forms a soft hydrophilic implant that reinforces
the integrity of the urethras mucosal seal. Over time, host fiber ingrowth incorporates Tegress™ Implant for true remodeling of surrounding uret...
Company:Bard Urological Division
Zeuba Vital Knee Support
Description:...est and most complicated joint. Repetitive or inappropriate stresses caused by sports or work often lead to excessive strain. Zeuba Vital Knee Support reinforces
the knee joint and activates muscles for optimal strength and coordination....
Company:Bauerfeind USA, Inc.
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New human study reinforces antioxidant benefits of tart cherries
April 19, 2009, NEW ORLEANS --- Eating just one and a half servings of tart cherries could significantly boost antioxidant activity in the body, according to new University of Michigan research reported at the 2009 Experimental Biology meeting in New Orleans. 1 In the study, healthy adults who at...
Nanophysics: Serving up Buckyballs on a silver platter
...-energy electron diffraction.
They find that the silver atoms rearrange in such a way namely, by forming a 'hole' beneath each C60 molecule - that reinforces
the bonding between the carbon structure and the silver surface.
The measurements push the limits of surface science because the molecules and the...
Sticky protein helps reinforce fragile muscle membranes
...f extracellular proteins called the basal lamina.
Just as a piece of sticky tape can prevent a pin from bursting a balloon, the sturdy basal lamina reinforces
muscle cell membranes and keeps small tears from bursting open -- but only if the dystroglycan "glue" affixing the basal lamina to the membrane is wor...
NOAA forecast predicts large 'dead zone' for Gulf of Mexico this summer
...ther forecasts, this forecast uses multiple models to predict the range of the expected size of the dead zone. The strong track record of these models reinforces
our confidence in the link between excess nutrients from the Mississippi River and the dead zone," said Robert Magnien, Ph.D., director of NOAA's Cent...
U-M researcher and colleagues predict large 2009 Gulf of Mexico 'dead zone'
... forecasts, the Gulf forecast uses multiple models to predict the range of the expected size of the dead zone. The strong track record of these models reinforces
our confidence in the link between excess nutrients from the Mississippi River and the dead zone," said Robert Magnien, director of NOAA's Center for ...
Researchers identify new risk factor gene for rheumatoid arthritis
...l and Skin Diseases. "In describing yet another gene in the CD40 signaling pathway that is involved in rheumatoid arthritis susceptibility, this paper reinforces
the possibility of targeting this pathway in selected patients with this debilitating illness."
The consortium has helped identify many genes invol...
Eating fatty fish once a week reduces men's risk of heart failure
...e explains, the men who ate more fish may already be in poor health, and may be trying to improve their health through fish consumption.
"Our study reinforces
the current recommendations for moderate consumption of fatty fish," notes Levitan. "Current guidelines from the American Heart Association recommend ...
Mothers of multiple births at increased odds of postpartum depression
...ngs to address maternal depression in families with multiple births.
"The low numbers of women receiving mental health counseling despite symptoms reinforces
the need for facilitating better referral of patients with depressive symptoms," said Cynthia Minkovitz, MD, MPP, senior author of the study and an as...
Green IT not helping climate change
... mitigated by inventing 'greener' IT products and, indeed, may be intensified by such changes."
Rebounds occur when the use of IT contributes to or reinforces
an increase in other activities that already have environmental effects.
"For example, technologies such as cell phones actually help us to become ...
Early whales gave birth on land
...s, discovered in Pakistan in 2000 and 2004, are described in a paper published Feb. 4, 2009, in the online journal PLoS.
"This stunning discovery reinforces
the belief that modern cetaceans originated from terrestrial ancestors," said H. Richard Lane, program director in the National Science Foundation (NS...
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Research Reinforces Economic, Environmental Benefits of Corn Cobs as Source for Cellulosic Ethanol
ISU study, EPA analysis indicate vast potential for POET's cellulosic process
Sioux Falls, SD (PRWEB) May 21, 2009 -- Corn cobs are both economical and environmentally friendly as a feedstock for cellulosic ethanol, university and government reports indicate, reaffirmin...
New Brain Fitness Survey Reinforces Importance of Brain Awareness Week
Alvaro Fernandez Previews Upcoming SharpBrains Market Report at IHRSA 2009 Convention.
San Francisco (PRWEB) March 17, 2009 -- Alvaro Fernandez, CEO of SharpBrains and member of the World Economic Forum's Council on the Future of the Aging Society, previews today at the...
Cephalon Reinforces Important Prescribing and Dosing Information for FENTORA
FRAZER, Pa., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cephalon, Inc. (Nasdaq:
CEPH) today communicated with healthcare professionals to clarify the
appropriate patient selection, dosing and administration for FENTORA(R)
(fentanyl buccal tablet) [C-II]. The company is sharing this information
Regado Biosciences Expands Medical Advisory Board
...to our development programs." David J. Mazzo, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Regado, added, "The addition of these three new members reinforces
the leadership position of Regado in the field of antithrombotic aptamers with specific, active control agents. Our Medical Advisory Board continues ...
Canadian researchers discover gene related to the appearance of aging
...le in protection from cellular stress. Proline made internally in our bodies may have a biological role distinct from that of dietary proline.
our understanding of proline as an integral part of skin health," says Dr. Mark Samuels, AMGGI co-lead. "It provides the impetus for further work that...
IKARIA(R) to In-License BioLineRx's BL-1040
...ts. The deal is contingent upon receipt of the approval of the Israeli Office of the Chief Scientist.
"The acquisition of the rights to BL-1040 reinforces
our commitment to deliver novel treatments to critically ill patients around the world," commented Daniel Tasse, President and CEO of Ikaria. "Million...
Astellas Receives FDA Approval for Use of Prograf(R) (Tacrolimus) in Conjunction With Mycophenolate Mofetil (MMF) in Kidney Transplant Recipients
...versity of California, San Francisco , Division of Nephrology. "This FDA approval recognizes the most commonly used regimen of transplant centers and reinforces
the importance of this combination therapy in the treatment of kidney and heart transplant recipients."
"The FDA approval of Prograf + MMF for us...
BIO Visitors Bring Viral Preparedness to Atlanta
"Some states aren't so interested in manufacturing. But at times like these, it becomes clear why these science-driven factories are so crucial. It reinforces
our deep and longstanding commitment to biotechnology. There's no better place in the world to make medicines.
"Biomanufacturers have found a co...
Rodobo International, Inc. Reports Q2 and First Half of 2009
...ucrative prize: Best Quality
Control Enterprise of Dairy Products for 2008, reinforces
our leading position
in the market and we believe that it will be reflected...ucrative prize: Best Quality Control Enterprise of Dairy Products for
our leading position in the market and we believe that it
will be reflected...
Trubion Announces Acceptance of Three Presentations on Its TRU-016 Product Candidate at the 2009 ASCO Annual Meeting
...d with many other therapeutic agents utilized for the treatment of CLL.
"The data to be presented at ASCO expands our pre-clinical experience and reinforces
our belief that TRU-016 has the potential to improve treatment options for patients with B-cell malignancies like CLL and NHL," said Peter Thompson, M...
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...allest place ... Ligaments are fibrous bands or sheets of connective tissue linking ... Anterior Longitudinal . Axis – Sacrum. Extension & reinforces
front of annulus fibrosis ... US6857147: Synchronization drive for a longitudinal axis telescopic guidance mechanism > ... guidance along ...