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The SCOOTER Store Donates Power Scooter to Former NYPD Officer Who Responded to 9/11

Gift of Mobility Lets Disabled Middle Island Man Enjoy His Young Family and Active Life MIDDLE ISLAND, N.Y., April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After terrorists attacked the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, New York City Patrolman Kevin O'Connor was dispatched to help at the...

Former NYPD and Suffolk County Parks Officer, Who Responded to 9/11, to Receive Power Scooter From The SCOOTER Store at Benefit Event in Smithtown

Surprise Donation Will Be Made to Middle Island Man, 32, Injured Twice in the Line of Duty MIDDLE ISLAND, N.Y., April 4, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released by The SCOOTER Store: WHO: Kevin O'Connor, 32, Middle Island resident, and former New York City patrolman ...

Immigrants Who Responded After 9/11 Lack Health Care

Many immigrants who worked at Ground Zero after 9/11 are struggling with serious health problems and have nowhere to turn to, according to advocates.// "When we were needed on 9/11, no one asked for our papers. Now they don't want us here anymore," said Lucelly Gil, who was present in the disaster ...

Care to Care Receives Full URAC Health Utilization Management Accreditation

...ous evaluation by an independent accrediting body." "Care to Care is honored to receive Health Utilization Management Accreditation from URAC," responded Barbara Kelman, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. "We are very proud to be recognized in the industry for providing outstanding serv...

Sagent Pharmaceuticals Announces Launch of First Two Oncolytic Products: Fludarabine Phosphate for Injection, USP and Epirubicin Hydrochloride Injection

...uted by Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals) is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) who have not responded to or whose disease has progressed during treatment with at least one standard alkylating-agent containing regimen. The safety and effectiveness of th...

Sanofi-Aventis Recognized for Workplace Efforts to Prevent Cancer

...ent George H.W. Bush challenged a group of executives to "do something bold and venturesome about cancer within your own corporate families." The CEOs responded with the CEO Cancer Gold Standard encouraging its widespread adoption in workplaces across the country. For more information on the CEO Cancer Gol...

Nanotechnology Transforms Pain Relief

...r. Eisler consistently prefer natural topical pain relievers like Capsaicin, but the effects don't always last long enough. Concept Laboratories, Inc. responded with MyOmega(R), the first line of pain relievers to enhance the effects of natural, topical pain relievers with a timed-release delivery system. The ...

New Breastfeeding Supplement Designed to Improve Milk Production for Nursing Mothers

...they need to ensure the optimal health of mom and baby? Surprisingly, for many nursing moms, the answer is likely "no". Fairhaven Health has responded with a supplement designed to address nutritional deficiencies and improve milk production. Currently emerging evidence suggests that breastf...

FRC Action's Tony Perkins Challenges Planned Parenthood President to Debate

...Planned Parenthood's president states that the plan doesn't mandate abortion coverage or funding. In a letter to Capitol Hill staff last week, Perkins responded to Planned Parenthood's inaccurate claims -- http://www.frcaction.org/ppletter Family Research Council Action President Tony Perkins had th...

Cancer treatment controls macular edema related to diabetes and to cataract surgery

...n Collaborative Retina Study Group also reviewed the use of bevacizumab in patients with post-cataract surgery cystoid macular edema (CME) who had not responded to standard treatment. Twenty to 30 percent of all cataract surgery patients develop CME, in which the macula swells as fluid-filled cysts form. Usual...
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SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) Receives Positive Opinion From CHMP for Once-Monthly Subcutaneous Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis

...ONI has also been shown to improve physical function in this patient population. The treatment of severe, active AS in adult patients who have responded inadequately to conventional therapy. "With today's decision, SIMPONI moves one step closer to becoming the first once-monthly subc...

New Analysis Shows Efficacy of SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) in Anti-TNF Experienced Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

...ormer anti-TNF T herapy E valuated in R A (GO-AFTER) study, demonstrated that patients previously treated with adalimumab, etanercept or infliximab responded to and tolerated SIMPONI regardless of the type of prior anti-TNF therapy, as well as the number of prior therapies or reason for discontinuation. Ac...

Micromet's Blinatumomab Achieves Primary Endpoint in Phase 2 Study with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Patients

...have shown an MRD response, thus qualifying the trial as having met its primary endpoint before the completion of the study. Patients in all subgroups responded to treatment with blinatumomab, including bcr-abl positive patients after failure of treatment with bcr-abl inhibitors, and patients with t(4;11) tran...

Micromet Presents Update on Blinatumomab's Response Rate and Duration in a Phase 1 Study in Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Patients

... agent blinatumomab(2). The data show that 11 out of 12 patients having received a dose of 0.06 mg/m(2) per day during the first treatment cycle have responded according to standard Cheson criteria. Remissions appear to be durable without further treatment with a median relapse free interval of 13 months for ...

FDA Advisory Panel Makes Favorable Recommendation for GlaxoSmithKline and Genmab's ARZERRA(TM) (ofatumumab)

...orm of adult leukemia in the Western world, and the treatment of patients with relapsed disease remains a significant challenge. Patients who have not responded to current standard therapies, or whose disease has returned following prior treatments, typically experience poorer clinical outcomes such as infecti...

Kinex Pharmaceuticals To Present at ASCO 2009 Annual Meeting

...gn to determine the Maximum Tolerated Dose (MTD), safety, and pharmacokinetics (PK) of KX2-391 in patients with refractory solid tumors. Patients who responded to treatment will be highlighted. This presentation was designated as Best of ASCO(R) which features high-impact abstracts from the 2009 ASCO An...

Pivotal Data Show Bronchial Thermoplasty Can Improve Quality of Life and Reduce Asthma Attacks and Emergency Room Visits for Adults with Severe Asthma

...Trial were: Improvement in the average AQLQ score at 6-, 9-, and 12 months over sham control 4 out of 5 Alair-treated patients responded with a clinically significant improvement in AQLQ compared to 64% of sham controls 32% reduction in asthma attacks 84% reduction in...

Boehringer Ingelheim to Present New Phase II Clinical Data on Two Lead Oncology Compounds at ASCO 2009

...Data from a Phase II study of BIBF 1120 in patients with ovarian cancer who responded to at least second-line chemotherapy will be presented at ASCO in Orlando. ...ying disease progression in patients with ovarian cancer who had previously responded to chemotherapy."(11) Because angiogenesis plays a pivotal role in the...

Video: Partnership Unites UCB with Consumer Product Innovator OXO(R)

...for induction of a clinical response and for the maintenance of a clinical response and remission in patients with active Crohn's disease who have not responded adequately to conventional treatment in September 2007. UCB is also developing Cimzia (R) in other autoimmune disease indications. Cimzia (R) is...

Two-Year Phase III Data Presented at AAN 61st Annual Meeting Show Positive Outcome of Cladribine Tablets in Patients With Multiple Sclerosis

...ar. Herpes zoster infections were reported in 2.3% of patients treated with Cladribine Tablets. These herpes infections were localized to the skin and responded appropriately to treatment. In patients treated with Cladribine Tablets, four malignancies were reported during the study (cervical stage 0, mela...
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Hexon Illumination System - 1266 XII

Description:...ity illumination. This exceptional illumination quality provides a color consistency which is well suited for vitreoretinal surgery. D.O.R.C. has also responded to clinical concerns regarding minimizing the incidence of phototoxicity, especially when surgical conditions dictate working close to the retina. HEX...
Company:Dutch Ophthalmic, USA

Ascent™ Primary Knee System

Description:...nd want several choices for their patients. Surgeon choice is critical and may be the most important factor in long-term patient satisfaction. Biomet responded to this need by combining its clinical experience, extensive engineering resources, and the clinical experience of Rick Bassett, M.D. and Michael Jaco...
Company:Biomet Orthopedics, Inc

BioZ Dx

Features:...on status report allows physicians to automatically compare a patient's last ICG report to the current ICG report to easily identify whether a patient responded to therapy or whether their heart function has worsened or improved. Customized report and screen parameters, data average and update intervals ...
Company:Cardio Dynamics
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Smooth muscle

... Cell: Molecular ... endothelial and smooth muscle cells exhibited an increase in proliferation in ... In contrast, smooth muscle cells responded to stretch without contact to ... The online version of The Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell on ScienceDirect, the world's leading platform for hig...

Sexual intercourse

...dia for young adults ... Parts - Female Sexual Anatomy. First ... Good sexual intercourse lasts minutes, not hours, therapists say ... group responded and rated a range of time amounts for sexual intercourse , from ... ... but when intercourse becomes an experience of pain, sexual satisfac...

Fast foods

...an. Fast foods are quick, reasonably priced, and readily available alternatives to home cooking. ... Fast food chains and restaurants have responded to the ... Searchable database of the daily nutritional values of foods served at popular fast food restaurants. A comparison of fast...
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Scary ancient spiders revealed in 3-D models, thanks to new imaging technique

...riod early in the history of life on land. We think one creature could have responded to increasing predation from the amphibians by growing spikes, while the other responded by becoming an ambush predator, hiding away and only exposing itself when i...

UCSF researchers identify new drug target for Kaposi's sarcoma

...nnecting at that clamshell joint, to prevent it from activating. What they found was a new target on the unstable, monomer form of the protease, which responded well to a chemical inhibitor. "If you disrupt the protein-protein interactions, you don't need the key to a specific lock," said Charles S. Craik, ...

Douglas-fir, geoducks make strange bedfellows in studying climate change

...tists are comparing annual growth rings of the Pacific Northwest's largest bivalve and its most iconic tree for clues to how living organisms may have responded to changes in climate. Analyzed by themselves, the rings from a single tree or mollusk may sometimes reflect conditions that are either favorable o...

A crystal ball for brain cancer?

... patients' tumors would progress within six months and which would not. They detected greater water movement in the tumors of those persons who later responded best to Avastin. "When we realized that high levels of VEGF are linked to greater cell death and increased water movement, we were able to predict ...

Test helps in fight against lung infections and for treating other life-threatening infections

...ued to decline. Using the bioFILM PA™ kit as guidance, an additional antibiotic not normally used in CF lung infections was added. The patient responded to the treatment, was discharged and is still symptom free after more than one year. In another case, a patient was on a lung transplant waiting li...

Climate change may spell demise of key salt marsh constituent

...s to air as much as 3.3 degrees Celsius (about 6 degrees Fahrenheit) warmer than the surrounding area. They found that the plants in the test plots responded initially by growing more but then began a rapid die-off. As they died, they were replaced by a salt marsh grass, Spartina patens. At two sites Nag C...

Seals quickly respond to gain and loss of habitat under climate change

... Southern Elephant seals responded rapidly to climate and habitat change and establis... "We've shown how a highly mobile marine species responded to the gain and loss of new breeding habitat. The ... ancient DNA to show how elephant seal populations responded when new breeding habitat was gained and then lost...

Ben-Gurion U. researchers reveal connection between cancer and human evolution

...others to their children. The mitochondria are essential to every cell's survival and our ability to perform the functions of living. "Our ancestors responded to environmental changes, such as climate shift, with mutations that increased their chances of survival. But today, these same mutations predispose u...

Green tea may affect prostate cancer progression

...arable trial among patients with breast cancer. They also plan to conduct further studies to identify the factors that could explain why some patients responded more dramatically to Polyphenon E than others. Cardelli suggested that additional controlled clinical trials should be done to see if combinations of ...

Manatees can probably hear which directions boats approach from

...to 20kHz and 0.2 to 2kHz to play to the animals. The team also selected two single frequency (tonal) sounds at 4kHz and 16kHz to test how the manatees responded to less complex sounds. Having trained the manatees to swim to the speaker that they thought the sound came from, the team then played the broadband s...
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NeurogesX Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...and, Norway, Liechtenstein, Switzerland and certain countries in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. In the U.S., the Company actively responded to the FDA's various inquiries and requests for data and analyses as part of the ongoing new drug application (NDA) review for Qutenza in postherpetic...

Kansas Delegation Defends NBAF, Refutes Washington Post

...hrt today commented on the upcoming NBAF facility in Manhattan, Kansas, and responded to a Washington Post story today that was factually incorrect. ...hrt today commented on the upcoming NBAF facility in Manhattan, Kansas, and responded to a Washington Post story today that was factually incorrect. The delegati...

Oprah, Luke Skywalker and Maradona -- new study investigates how our brains respond to them

... hippocampus and surrounding areas respond selectively to representations of the same individual using different sensory prompts. For example a neuron responded to three pictures of the TV host "Oprah Winfrey", to her name written in the computer screen and to a computer synthesized voice saying "Oprah"; anoth...

American Mothers Seriously Concerned About Childhood Allergies, Siemens Survey Reveals

...s include: An average of 1 in 3 mothers reported that they do not know how accurate the various allergy test results are. Of those who responded to testing accuracy, more mothers considered the blood test "highly accurate" (31 percent) compared to the skin prick/scratch test (28 percent), the s...

Amylin Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Results from Dose-Ranging Clinical Study of Pramlintide/Metreleptin Combination Treatment for Obesity

...and metreleptin, an analog of the natural hormone leptin, in overweight and obese patients. This Phase 2 study successfully characterized patients who responded best to treatment and also provided important information to inform dose selection. At 28 weeks, evaluable patients with a starting body mass in...

Phase II Trial Demonstrates Elacytarabine May Increase Survival Threefold in Patients With Late-Stage Leukaemia

...ee times that of the historical control patients (5.5 months vs. 1.5 months). Further follow up on survival is ongoing. In addition, 9 patients responded to elacytarabine with a complete remission or complete remission without full recovery of platelet counts as assessed by the investigator (of which 6 ...

Cimzia(R) (certolizumab pegol) Provides Long-Term Remission and Response Rates in Infliximab-Refractory Crohn's Patients

... disease patients who have previously received and responded but who no longer have a sustained response and/or...onse and 39 percent achieved remission. 33 percent responded to treatment by week 2 and 44 percent responded by week 4. By week 26, nearly a third of patients ...

Clontech Laboratories, Inc. Releases the Xfect(TM) and Xfect(TM) Stem Transfection Reagents

... developing technologies for gene delivery and expression. We identified a need for cost-effective, efficient and non-toxic transfection reagents, and responded with an innovative solution. We are pleased to announce the addition of Xfect transfection reagents to our wide range of established products, includi...

Sanofi-aventis U.S. to Acquire Oral Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Treatment

...December 2008 to treat adult patients with B-cell CLL whose disease has not responded to, or has progressed during or after treatment with at least one standard ...t for the treatment of adult patients with B-cell CLL whose disease has not responded to, or has progressed during or after treatment with at least one standard ...

Avoiding False Positives Key Priority in Cardiac Safety Studies

...t criteria while 12% selected cost effective study design and 6% rapid study execution. A total of 419 pharmaceutical and biotechnology professionals responded to the survey which was conducted between February 25th and April 21st of 2009. About iCardiac Technologies: iCardiac Technologies, Inc. is a tec...
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Charles Darwin

...atural Selection manuscript in December 1857 , Wallace wrote to ask if it would delve into human origins. Sensitive to Lyell's fears on this, Darwin responded that "I think I shall avoid the whole subject, as so surrounded with prejudices, though I fully admit that it is the highest & most interesting p...

Paleontology

...rm physical changes of global geography (" paleogeography ") and climate (" paleoclimate ") have affected the evolution of life, how ecosystems have responded to these changes and have changed the planetary environment in turn, and how these mutual responses have affected today's patterns of biodiversity . ...

Prion

... explain why the mysterious infectious agent causing Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease resisted ultraviolet radiation (which breaks down nucleic acids), yet responded to agents that disrupt proteins. Initially, this hypothesis was highly controversial, because it seemed to contradict the " central dogma of modern bi...
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