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ALL: Boston Archdiocese Reportedly on Track for Abortion Referring Venture

WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Catholic hospitals in the Archdiocese of Boston may soon refer women for abortions in a joint medical venture between Centene Corp. and archdiocese-run Caritas Christi Health Care. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081105/DC44231LOGO )...

Indonesia Reportedly Fires Top Animal Health Official

Even as Indonesia struggles to cope with the full extent of bird flu, the country's top official in charge of animal health has been transferred from his post//. But agriculture ministry spokesman only commented that Sjamsul Bahri's transfer was of a routine nature. Sjamsul Bahri was working a...

US Reportedly Experimenting on Nepali Soldiers

The US Government is reportedly using Nepali soldiers for experiments for finding a vaccine for Hepatitis. The vaccine is expected to protect the US soldiers while serving abroad. Hepatitis E is reported to account for half the hepatitis cases in lesser developed nations. //In 1995, the US Armed Fo...

Alternative Therapies for Fighting Eczema Hold Promise, But Dermatologists Caution They Are No Substitute for Proven Medical Treatments

...nefit. Currently, Dr. Lio is trying to initiate a study on the effects of acupuncture on eczema patients at his institution to examine why acupuncture reportedly benefits some patients but not others. "I think it is important for patients to inform their dermatologist if they are using alternative therap...

Omar S. Manejwala, MD Speaks Out Nationally on Diprivan/Propofol Abuse

...ation, heavy abusers must inject it frequently to stay high. As many as 50 to 100 times during a using session is not unheard of. 40% of residents who reportedly abused the anesthetic died from their use of the peril of Diprivan's exquisitely narrow therapeutic window. Many individuals who are addicte...

Omar S. Manejwala, MD Speaks Out Nationally on Diprivan/Propofol Abuse

...ation, heavy abusers must inject it frequently to stay high. As many as 50 to 100 times during a using session is not unheard of. 40% of residents who reportedly abused the anesthetic died from their use of the peril of Diprivan's exquisitely narrow therapeutic window. Many individuals who are addicted to D...

New Evidence that Bush Administration Impeded 3 Investigations into Alleged Massacre of Up to 2,000 Prisoners in Afghanistan

...as many as 2,000 surrendered Taliban fighters were reportedly suffocated in container trucks by Afghan forces op...ntly with the US in November 2001. The bodies were reportedly buried in mass graves in the Dasht-e-Leili desert ...fghan warlord General Abdul Rashid Dostum, who was reportedly on the CIA payroll, is allegedly responsible for t...

Celebrity Permanent Makeup Artist Slams Claim "Michael Jackson Didn't Want to be Black"

...ue him throughout much of his adult life. Most recently, the allegation was reportedly made by Quincy Jones, the record producer who collaborated with Michael Jac...diculous. Chemical peels and all of it. And I don't understand it," he reportedly said. "But he obviously didn't want to be black." Jones added he ...

American Society of Anesthesiologists Releases Following Statement Related to Media Inquires Regarding Michael Jackson's Death

... CHICAGO, July 4 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to breaking news of drugs reportedly found at the scene of Michael Jackson's death, the American Society of Anesthesiologists releases the following statement: "The American Society ...

Younger People Appear More at Risk From New Swine Flu

...d to keep up with changes in this and other influenza strains. In the case of resistance to Tamiflu reported Monday by Danish officials, the person reportedly was taking the drug because of believed exposure to swine flu but developed the disease anyway. A representative of Roche, which makes Tamiflu, s...
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YM BIOSCIENCES ANNOUNCES NIMOTUZUMAB PRESENTATIONS TO BE MADE AT THE 100TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR CANCER RESEARCH AND EUROPEAN SOCIETY FOR MEDICAL ONCOLOGY

...f the recent papers describing the underreporting of the toxicities of Erbitux(R), particularly Grade IV radiation dermatitis in head and neck cancer, reportedly not previously observed with radiation alone. These presentations by YM help to demonstrate the nature of differentiation of nimotuzumab from the othe...

MacroChem Announces Phase 2 Data for EcoNail(R) in the Treatment of Onychomycosis

...ge 70. Untreated, the disease causes nails to thicken, resulting in localized pressure-related pain. Topical treatments currently marketed in the U.S. reportedly succeed in fewer than 12 percent of patients, and existing systemic treatments, which are effective in less than half of all cases, have known toxicit...

June 2008 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Shingles Vaccine for Pain Prevention, Tips to Avoid Antibiotic Resistant Infections, and Benefits of Broad Genetic Testing

...- the Shingles Vaccine A vaccine to prevent shingles -- a painful and common skin rash -- has been available for more than two years, but few people reportedly are vaccinated. The June issue of Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource covers why this vaccine, Zostavax, is recommended for adults over age 60. Nearl...

Diagnostic Center for Disease: Prostate Biopsy Spreads Prostate Cancer Cells

...egardless of the rationale for a biopsy, all men suffer the potential risk for bleeding, scarring, infection or sepsis and needless intrusion that has reportedly resulted in impotency and/or incontinence in some patients. A more important issue that is often not discussed between physician and patient involves ...

Insmed Releases Positive Results from Iplex Phase II HIV-Associated Adipose Redistribution Syndrome Clinical Study

...our product in this patient population, which is IPLEX's ability to improve glucose homeostasis. Competitor products such as TH9507 and growth hormone reportedly either do not alter glucose homeostasis or exacerbate it, respectively. When considering that up to 40% of this population has impaired glucose homeos...

FDA Advises Manufacturers to Test Glycerin for Possible Contamination

... at least 80 children died in Haiti due to DEG-contaminated glycerin in acetaminophen syrup. Between 1990 and 1998, similar incidents of DEG poisoning reportedly occurred in Argentina, Bangladesh, India, and Nigeria and resulted in hundreds of deaths. In 1937, more than 100 people died in the United States afte...
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Fat transfer

...isks and Side Effects 7 Non-Injected Fat Grafting 8 References 9 External Links History Fat injection reportedly started in 1893 when German German physician Franz Neuber used a small piece of upper arm fat to build up the face of a patient whose cheek ...
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'Bycatch' whaling a growing threat to coastal whales

...hich it occurs is unknown. In January 2008, Korean police launched an investigation into organized illegal whaling in the port town of Ulsan, he said, reportedly seizing 50 tons of minke whale meat. Other protected species of large whales detected in market surveys include humpbacks whales, fin whales, Bryde...

Policy transparency key to saving world's fisheries

...ly was their limited ability to convert scientific recommendations into policy. The mechanism for this pattern, however, was different. Poor countries reportedly struggle with the effects of corruption while wealthier countries often encounter more political or economical pressures. For the second part of th...

GEN reports on alternative feedstocks for ethanol production

...tion and fermentation in a thermo-biological pathway to produce fuel-grade ethanol that it contends can be cost-competitive with gasoline. The process reportedly is able to yield more than 100 gallons of ethanol per ton of dry biomass. Also discussed in the GEN article is biofuel research taking place at ICM...

BIO-key(R) Reports Profitability for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008

...rtunities for continued growth in 2009 that will enable us to maintain our momentum," stated DePasquale. "Several large pending biometrics awards are reportedly close to being finalized that should catalyze activity in this space. In addition, we continue to see ongoing and growing interest in our Law Enforce...

Research uncovers surprising lion stronghold in war-torn central Africa

...rontier between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Armies are reportedly encamped in a national park and wildlife preserve on the Congolese side, wh...Park (QENP). In an attempt to protect their livestock, cattlemen there have reportedly poisoned and shot predators in large numbers, stirring fears that the king ...

UD researchers show that plants can accumulate nanoparticles in tissues

...ese tiny engineered particles are not well known. Because chemical compounds can take on different properties at such a reduced size--lead in a pencil reportedly becomes stronger than steel, for example--there is concern that these invisible particles could easily be breathed in by humans and animals, with dama...

Medicare coding for maggots and maggot therapy

...nal therapy. There are now over 1,000 therapists using maggot therapy in the U.S. A treatment supply of medicinal maggots costs less than $100, but reportedly can save thousands or even tens of thousands of dollars in medical, surgical and hospital costs. "It's strange, but many insurance companies will pay ...

September Geology and GSA Today media highlights

...in catchment land use practices, are regarded as significant threats to coral reef health. In the central Great Barrier Reef lagoon, water quality has reportedly declined since European settlement (since approximately A.D. 1850), and inner-shelf reef conditions have purportedly deteriorated. However, the link b...

Low exposure to asbestos-like mineral from Montana vermiculite may up lung disease risk

...ons, including home insulation, packing materials, construction materials and gardening products. Vermiculite ore is now mined from other sources that reportedly do not contain similar asbestos-like mineral fibers. The chest X-ray changes associated with the low cumulative fiber exposure are a public health...

Human clones: New U.N. analysis lays out world's choices

...hers can simply move to other jurisdictions. Disgraced South Korean medical researcher Woo Sook Hwang, whose human clone claims were unsubstantiated, reportedly continues his work in Thailand. The report explores in depth the difficult ethical considerations behind the issue. It is frequently argued, f...
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MMR Offers Free Surgical Masks to Call Attention to Importance of Personal Health Records in Preparing for Possible Swine Flu Pandemic

...tment recommendations using certain antiviral medications, and the drug reference tool can help reduce the chance of dangerous drug interactions which reportedly claim nearly 100,000 lives each year. The MyMedicalRecords Personal Health Record can be set up by a user in a matter of minutes and holds inform...

Sinovac Reports Unaudited Full Year 2008 and Fourth Quarter Financial Results with Financial Tables

...over 2008 levels. "EV 71 causing foot, hand, mouth disease is a significant health concern among children across Asia, as the viral illness has reportedly infected more than 500,000 children in China last year. Our research and development team has made significant progress in advancing the pre-clinical...

Sinovac Reports Unaudited Full Year 2008 and Fourth Quarter Financial Results

...over 2008 levels. "EV 71 causing foot, hand, mouth disease is a significant health concern among children across Asia, as the viral illness has reportedly infected more than 500,000 children in China last year. Our research and development team has made significant progress in advancing the pre-clinical...

World's first mandatory national nanotech rule pending

... Washington, DC The Canadian government reportedly is planning to release in February the world's first national regulation requiring companies to detail their use of engineered nanomaterials, accordin...

NeoStem's New York City Adult Stem Cell Collection Center Has Opened and Begun Collections

... to her doctors, without this breakthrough operation this past June, her lung would have had to have been removed. Today, after the operation, Claudia reportedly is able to look after her two children and can continue to lead a normal life." http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/health/article5183686...

New Study by BioTrends Highlights Practice Management Shifts Among European Nephrologists

...um carbonate, the leading calcium preparation, tends to outperform calcium acetate on most attributes. With more than one-third of dialysis patients reportedly above the target range for PTH, there is a rather high need for new therapies to treat SHPT. 48% of the Nephrologists surveyed indicated that they hav...

CSL Behring Expands Into Middle East Market with Haemate(R) P

...ary hysterectomies. CSL Behring will be the first and only company to bring VWD treatment to Iran this year, where the incidence of the condition is reportedly up to 10 times higher than in other areas of the world. "By introducing Haemate P into Iran, CSL Behring is offering many Type III VWD patients a sa...

Altheus Therapeutics Secures $3.6 Million in Venture Capital

...n forms, ulcerative colitis and Crohn's Disease, are chronic lifelong conditions which significantly impact the quality of life. Current therapies are reportedly effective less than 50% of the time. The Altheus therapy combines two FDA approved drugs in a novel way and has been shown to be highly effective in ...

Staying sane in a MAD world

.... Executives of acquired companies are dusting off their golden parachutes. Or make that platinum in the case of James Kilts, the CEO of Gillette, who reportedly stands to make $150 million to $180 million if the P&G deal closes. Rank-and-file workers meanwhile are nervously looking over their shoulders for the...

RedPrairie to gain wider reach with acquisition

...extending its reach in the Asia Pacific region as well as the U.S. and Europe. The two firms are to begin combining operations in February and will reportedly have 738 employees at 21 locations; late last year RedPrairie had 650. RedPrairie makes software for supply-chain management and is based in Waukes...
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Mouse Anti-67kD Laminin Receptor Prediluted Monoclonal Antibody, Unconjugated, SPM278 from GeneTex

Description:...multiple biological activities which are mediated through its interaction with specific cell membrane receptors. Overexpression of Laminin Receptor is reportedly an independent prognostic factor in breast cancer and correlates with the dissemination of the tumor cells in bone marrow. Laminin Receptor appears to...
Company:GeneTex
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Artificial life

...cination with artificial life. Most famous was an artificial duck, with thousands of moving parts, created by Jacques de Vaucanson . The duck could reportedly eat and digest, drink, quack, and splash in a pool. It was exhibited all over Europe until it fell into disrepair. [1] 1950s-1970s One of th...

Charles Darwin

...when his image appeared on the Bank of England ten pound note , replacing Charles Dickens . His impressive and supposedly hard-to-forge beard was reportedly a contributing factor in this choice. Darwin's Portrait on the 10 Note Darwin came fourth in the 100 Greatest Britons poll sponsored by the B...
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