Mayo clinic: Retired national football league linemen have high incidence of sleep apnea
ORLANDO, Fla. - Sleep disordered breathing, also known as sleep apnea, is highly prevalent among retired
National Football League (NFL) players, and particularly in linemen, according to Mayo Clinic research. This study, involving 167 players, adds to the growing body of research examining the rel...
Special Discounts On Fertility Treatment For Active Duty and Retired Military
Genetics & IVF Institute's New SALUTE(TM) Program Honors Military
FAIRFAX, Va., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Genetics & IVF Institute (GIVF) announced today that it is offering special discounts on in vitro fertilization (IVF) for active duty military personnel and for former me...
100 NFL Legends Coming Together in Tampa During Super Bowl Week to Raise Awareness and Funds for Retired Players in Crisis
Unprecedented group available to radio, TV, online, and print media; Mike Ditka, Frank Gifford, Michael Irvin, Tony Dorsett, Steve Largent, Rocky Bleier, Conrad Dobler, Thurman Thomas, Jack Youngblood, Eric Dickerson, Deacon Jones, Andre Reed, Tony Dorsett, Mercury Morris and many others to be av...
Newly Released Book by Retired Scientist Links Self-Control of Hormones to Perfecting One's Life
In his newest book, retired
scientist Robert L. Peck discusses connections between the mind and body, hormone control, and personal growth. "Readers learn how ancient science was well aware of the effects of hormones and how many of the hormones could be controlled with the mind."
Statement on Nomination of Retired Gen. Eric Shinseki by VA Secretary Dr. James B. Peake
WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "I worked for General
Shinseki when he was Army Chief of Staff and am proud to count him as a
friend. He is a soldier who has dedicated his life to serving this nation.
He knows service men and women, he knows large organizations, and he knows
Warriors Unite: Mike Ditka & the Gridiron Greats Form Partnership to Assist Retired NFL Players & U.S. Military Special Operations Personnel
Super Bowl Week Kick Initiative with over 100 NFL Legends Announced
TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Mike Ditka's Gridiron Greats
Assistance Fund (GGAF) today announced an unprecedented humanitarian
initiative to assist retired
NFL Players in dire need while simultaneously
Increased Heart Risk Seen for Retired NFL Players
Screening should begin in high school, researchers say
SUNDAY, March 30 (HealthDay News) -- Retired
National Football League players have an increased risk of heart problems, say researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona.
They added that screening for cardiovascular conditions among...
Mayo Clinic finds retired NFL players at increased risk for heart problems
CHICAGO -- Screening for cardiovascular problems in elite-level football players should begin in high school and continue throughout the lives of college and professional players. Mayo Clinic physicians based that conclusion on the results of their new study of the cardiovascular health of 233 ret...
Office of Administration Extends Retired State Employees Health Benefits Enrollment Period to March 21
HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Office of
Administration today announced it has extended the enrollment deadline to
March 21 for retired
state employees to select a new medical plan. The new
plans will become effective on May 1.
"We understand choosing a health care...
Office of Administration Announces Plan to Preserve Health Care Benefits for Current, Future Retired Commonwealth Employees
Benefits Will Not be Cut; Plan Changes Will Reduce Cost Increases by $94 Million a Year HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Office of
Administration today announced changes to the commonwealth Retired
Employees Health Program (REHP) that will p...
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Mayo Clinic: Retired National Football League Linemen Have High Incidence of Sleep Apnea
ORLANDO, Fla., March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sleep disordered breathing, also known as sleep apnea, is highly prevalent among retired
National Football League (NFL) players, and particularly in linemen, according to Mayo Clinic research. This study, involving 167 players, adds to the growi...
Roundtable Calls President's Embryonic Stem Cell Decision: Bankrupt
...ates and the week-end edition premieres nationwide in April 2009.
David Zanotti has served at the Roundtable since 1985. Dr. Charles McGowen is a retired
physician, former Air Force Surgeon and Medical School Professor.
William R. Ringo Joins Hyperion Therapeutics, Inc. Board of Directors as Chairman
He is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Abgenix, Inc.,
which sold for $2.7 billion to Amgen in April 2006. In 2001 he retired
Eli Lilly & Company as Product Group President for Oncology and Critical
Care. During his twenty-eight years at Eli Lilly & Company, Mr. Ringo he...
Sports Legacy Institute Announces Findings of Forensic Examinations on Wrestler Chris Benoit's Brain
...d from repeated head
traumas, confirm the need for a large-scale study of CTE in athletes who
participate in contact sports," said Chris Nowinski, who retired
professional sports after multiple concussions and conceived SLI, a
collaboration of doctors and advocates that includes renowned attorney
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...Behavior Change · Tip Sheets ... Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Across Your Lifespan -- Helping Your Child; ... American Association for retired
Persons (AARP) Physical Activity ... How much physical activity do I need to do to lose weight? Does the type of physical activity I c...
...ated By Fault ... Home > Health Encyclopedia > Aggravated by . Aggravated by ... Aggravated by . Definition: This article has been retired
from the encyclopedia. ... appellant/cross-respondent 's (claimant) spinal stenosis was aggravated by the ... claimant's lumbar radiculop...
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NSF announces funding for Alaska Region Research Vessel
...marine architects located in Seattle. It was developed as a replacement for the R/V Alpha Helix, a 133-foot research vessel that was built in 1966 and retired
and sold in 2007.
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 20, 2009
...hemical & Engineering News
An unlikely friendship between a 94-year-old retired
scientist and a biochemist at Rutgers University has lead to the revival of...ponsible for the disease develops resistance. The article describes how the retired
Merck researcher provided a long forgotten 1947 research paper detailing th...
Former NASA astronaut Bonnie J. Dunbar to speak at NJIT's biomedical engineering seminar
...eum in the world, with an education program that provides for nearly 100,000 students per year and an aircraft restoration center. Dr. Dunbar recently retired
from the NASA Johnson Space Center where she was Associate Director, Technology Integration and Risk Management for the Space Life Sciences Directorat...
UC Riverside researcher names lichen after President Barack Obama
...h resource of the Department of Botany and Plant Sciences , since 2004. A retired
construction worker, he volunteers his time in the herbarium, where he has ... He noted that he became interested in lichens when he grew bored after he retired
from construction work in 2000.
"There are few lichen taxonomists in the...
Business, scientific, higher education groups laud President Obama's commitment to science
..., Princeton University and Association of American Universities (AAU) Chair
President and CEO, Battelle
Norman R. Augustine
Chairman and CEO
Lockheed Martin Corporation
President, Brookhaven Science Associates and
Chair, National Laboratory Directors Co...
AIUM presents 2009 Distinguished Sonographer award
... to Jean Spitz, MPH, RDMS, on April 3 at the AIUM Annual Convention in New York, New York. This annual award, established in 1997, honors a current or retired
AIUM member who has significantly contributed to the growth and development of diagnostic ultrasound.
Ms Spitz serves as director of the Nuchal Tr...
LocatePLUS Announces Election of Independent Board
...holds a PhD in Business and currently is CEO of a manufacturing company.
Mr. Ahearn brings an important client-based perspective to the Board. He retired
from a 30-year career with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Justice as a widely respected and highly honored member of senior...
UT to develop fracture putty for traumatic leg injuries
... the new bone grows."
"Anything you can do to start the healing process as quickly as possible is good for the patient," said John Holcomb, M.D., a retired
U.S. Army Surgeon who now heads the Center for Translational Injury Research at the UT Health Science Center at Houston. "This could reduce the risk o...
HWI scientist first in world to unravel structure of key breast cancer target enzyme
...ng scientists in Canada, Finland and HWI Hauptman Distinguished Scientist Dr. William Duax. Ghosh and Osawa started to collaborate in 1995. When Osawa retired
in 1998, Ghosh took the project over and developed a revolutionary method of purifying and crystallizing these enzymes. "Everyone had given up on crys...
Human connection to our nation's fisheries comes alive through oral history project
... Sarah Broadwell, a female fisherman from Montauk, N.Y., who talks about being a woman in an industry dominated by men, to Adelmar "Tuddy" Urquhart, a retired
77-year-old fisherman from Jonesport, Maine, who discusses how the fishing industry, technology and fishermen changed over his lifetime.
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Axial Biotech Appoints Retired Roche Diagnostics Executive to Board
Experienced leader will provide commercialization expertise to company
SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Axial Biotech, Inc., a company
revolutionizing spine care through the development of molecular diagnostic
technologies, announced today the appointment of William L. Lister as the
diaDexus, Inc. and Living Heart Foundation Offer the PLAC(R) Test to Detect Hidden Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke in Retired NFL Players
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- diaDexus, Inc.
today announced its partnership with the Living Heart Foundation (LHF), a
non-profit organization dedicated to combating cardiovascular disease in
current and retired
NFL players. The PLAC(R) Test will be included as part
Novavax Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results
... outstanding convertible notes. The notes carried a coupon rate of 4.75% payable semi-annually and had a maturity date of July 15, 2009. The company retired
$17.0 million of the notes in April 2009 by paying 70% of the principal plus accrued and unpaid interest, or $12.1 million, in cash and by issuing 2,0...
Viral Genetics Creates Subsidiary to Develop Cancer Therapy
... www.Pink S heets.com . That statement covers the company's financials for the last 18-months through March 31, 2009. Viral Genetics also recently retired
a significant portion of its debt, enabling the majority of any new funding to go directly to bringing new drugs to the marketplace.
Cord Blood America Retires $2.53M Obligation
...of stem cells to families nationwide and internationally, said today it has retired
$2.53M of long-term debt.
"The two notes signed in February and Marc...ely, between CBAI and the Shelter Island Opportunity Fund (SIOF), have been retired
as of August 3, 2009. With this debt retirement, CBAI has only the put opt...
PDI Appoints Gerald P. Belle as Lead Independent Director
...entis and Merck & Co. Prior to that, Mr. Belle served as President and Chief Executive Officer, North America Pharmaceuticals for Aventis, Inc. He retired
after 35 years of service at Aventis and its predecessor companies. Mr. Belle is Chairman of the Board of Myriad Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a publicly tra...
BioNeutral Group's CEO, Stephen Browand and Chief Scientist, Dr. Andrew Kielbania to Appear on WVOX 1460 AM 'In Focus' Radio Show Hosted by Dr. Dan Miller
The radio broadcast may be accessed via the Internet at www.wvox.com/shows.asp .
About Dr. Dan Miller
Dr. Miller is a retired
school and college educator and administrator is the Host & Executive Producer of IN FOCUS With Dr. Dan & Friends, one of WVOX's newest popula...
NASA Extends Bioastronautics Contract With Wyle for Total Value of $976 Million
...dware development and human research activities.
Option 2 is a continuation of previous work with the exception that the space shuttle will be retired
and no longer supported.
The majority of the work is performed at Johnson Space Center. Work also is performed at launch and landing sites in ...
Viral Genetics Retires Nearly $3.5 Million Convertible Debt and Provides Updates on Capital Structure and Stock Issuances
... develops drug compounds for HIV/AIDS, autoimmune diseases, and cancer, has retired
the majority of its $3.5 million of convertible debt. The company also retired
other debt and recently issued new shares.
The convertible debt or...
Air Force Chief Master Sergeant Rod McKinley (U.S. Air Force Retired) Joins MicroTech as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships
...ce History Appointed to Highest Noncommissioned Officer Position
VIENNA, Va., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MicroTech announced today that retired
Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Rod McKinley has joined the company as MicroTech's Vice President of Strategic Partnerships. MicroTech...
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...l physiology in Buldern , northern Germany in 1950. In 1958 he transferred to the Max Planck Institute for Behavioural Physiology in Seewiesen . He retired
from the Max Planck Institute in 1973 but continued to research and publish from Altenberg (his family home, near Vienna) and Grnau in Austria. He ...