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Largest U.S. Health Insurer Rewarded Employees That Cancelled Coverage of Sick Patients

Consumer Watchdog Calls on Congress to Ban Bonuses For Canceling, Delaying or Denying Medical Care WASHINGTON, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog called on Congress to ban any health insurance employee from receiving bonuses for canceling, delaying, or denying necessa...

Sex Workers Rewarded for Having HIV Check

Southern India prostitutes have been awarded with discount shopping cards in return for having regular checks for HIV at a sexual health clinic as part of the HIV/AIDS awareness program//. According to the UNAIDS which is the United Nation's AIDS-prevention agency India has largest number of pe...

Sex Determination Test Informers to be Rewarded

People who inform Haryana health department about illegal sex determination tests will be rewarded, officials said Thursday.// Health officials said informers would be given Rs.10,000 for every instance where information of sex determination tests or illegal abortion of fetus was found true. ...

Learning Takes Place When You Get Things Right

...t into how the brain uses environmental feedback to change in response to experience. In this study, monkeys were shown alternating images and were rewarded depending on whether they shifted their gaze to the right or the left. The monkeys used trial-and-error to determine the appropriate responses to the ...

More Americans Have Cell Phones Than Dental Coverage

...bers for being proactive about their dental health. Under the plans, members who incorporate an annual exam and cleaning into their dental routine are rewarded with an increasing level of dental benefits. "For people whose employers don't provide dental coverage, it can be very difficult to find cove...

FDA Approves Multaq(R) for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation or Atrial Flutter

... Cluzel, MD, Senior Vice President, Research and Development, sanofi-aventis. "Sanofi-aventis' commitment to research and development in this area is rewarded today, and we hope it will benefit many patients suffering from this disease." The incidence of atrial fibrillation is growing worldwide in rel...

Publicis Groupe, Second Group Most Awarded in Cannes With a Total of 101 Lions

...n impressive 2 and 9 Lions respectively. VivaKi recorded 9 Lions, 7 Lions for Starcom MediaVest Group and 2 Lions for Zenith Optimedia.The juries also rewarded the creative talent of MS&L with 1 Lion. Leo Burnett scooped the third place position in the network of the year category. Publicis ...

The Nuts and Bolts of Reform Proposals

...lation health sciences at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. What really happens today is that quantity of care is rewarded over quality : Those health professionals who order the most diagnostic tests and prescribe the most drugs get a bigger piece of the financial pie, a...

Toilet Training Goes High Tech

...the diaper. When the strip got wet, the diaper emitted a ringing sound, and the child was taken to the potty and encouraged to finish. Researchers rewarded their tiny test subjects if they completed their business on the toilet. All children wore the same type diapers, but only about half wore diapers ...

Japan Pharma Events Rise to Market Challenge

...sitive feedback, against the most challenging business background in pharma services for several years. Organisers UBM International Media were rewarded with good exhibitor and visitor responses to expanded and new features. The co-located events form Japan 's leading ingredients, contract services ...
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A bird's eye view of art

...mputer monitor displaying the children's art. In the first series of experiments, four pigeons were trained to recognize 'good' paintings by being rewarded with food if they pecked at the 'good' pictures. Pecking at 'bad' pictures was not rewarded. They were then presented with a mixture of new and old 'g...

NEWSLETTER: Antibody Fragment Production Breakthrough with 2nd Generation EBA

... a superior downstream process for clinical manufacturing. Richter-Helm embraced this technology under tight timelines and cost pressures and has been rewarded with a superior downstream offering in the CMO market. The Rhobust® universal processing platform from Upfront Chromatography enables customers ...

Clarke clarifies pattern recognition theory

...eory suggests that the deviation from a pattern is rewarded in humour; second there is the idea that the eight...the recognition of simple repetition that is being rewarded in humour, not any form of anomaly, aberration or ...n from a pattern, which is not a cognitive process rewarded by the faculty of humour. While this may seem coun...

Track your fitness, environmental impact with new cell phone applications

...lowers grow as the user works out during the week. Different kinds of workouts yield different colored flowers. Users set weekly workout goals and are rewarded with a butterfly when the goal is met. Users can also enter workout information manually if the sensor made a mistake, they forgot to wear it, or they...

Scientists unveil mechanism for 'up and down' in plants

... of the protein, the researchers used gene technology to make cells in which the PIN protein was linked to fluorescent proteins. (This technology was rewarded with the Nobel Prize 2008 for chemistry.) Subsequently they produced cells in which the endocytosis was disrupted in two different ways. The PIN prote...

Mechanism and function of humor identified by new evolutionary theory

...anything funny. Effectively it explains that humour occurs when the brain recognizes a pattern that surprises it, and that recognition of this sort is rewarded with the experience of the humorous response, an element of which is broadcast as laughter. "By removing stipulations of content we have been force...

Can feces save the species?

...gion. The information helps develop conservation and development strategies that meet the needs of both the animals and local farmers. The dogs are rewarded for their good work with tennis balls to chase and chomp. The project is led by Carly Vynne of the Center for Conservation Biology at the Universit...

Rice and UT-Houston join DOD push for regenerative medicine

... National Institutes of Health." The long-standing partnership between Mikos and Wong is the foundation for the research. This partnership has been rewarded with several grants from the National Institutes of Health, the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation and industry. It has also provided the basis...

Why serotonin can cause depression and anxiety

...uilt a reinforcement learning model of reflexive choices. Agents take actions and as a result of these move through a set of states, some of which are rewarded or punished. As agents progress through this space, they learn the value of each statehow much punishment or reward is to be expected from this state ...

Computer savvy canines

...e a selection on a computer touch-screen. In the training phase, the dogs were shown both the landscape and dog photographs simultaneously and were rewarded with a food pellet if they selected the dog picture (positive stimulus). The dogs then took part in two tests. In the first test, the dogs were sho...
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STALLERGENES: Strong Sales Growth in 1st Half-Year: up 12% Full-Year Guidance Maintained

... performance is volatile, was mostly due to exceptional 2008 sales and foreign exchange effects. HY1 highlights 5 years of research were rewarded in the 1st half-year 2009 with the positive results of the phase III clinical study carried out on the house dust mite desensitization tablet. ...

Bio-Matrix Scientific Group, Inc. Gets Updated Stock Recommendation By KonLin Investment Letter

...perating capital." Kuhn stated that his investment newsletter recommended BMSN in January 2007, "as one of our featured stocks of the year, which rewarded investors with 243% to 550% gains. We would reenter/add/buy once again for an anticipated 1st target of $1.50-$1.70. In the coming years, the focus ...

TU/e awarded for knowledge transfer to solar energy industry

...3,000 for the research group) for their successful transfer of research results from academia to industry. Earlier this year Hoex's Ph.D. research was rewarded with the SolarWorld Junior Einstein Award. The TU/e-researchers were awarded for the successful transfer of two technological innovations from PMP ...

Japanese Cancer Association and Debiopharm Honour Japanese Research

...ene is a potential target for cancer therapy and biomarker development. "Significant steps in the understanding of major aspects of oncogenesis were rewarded with this Award. The work of Professors Ichijo and Mano will help the scientific community to better understand the mechanisms involved in cancer, imm...

Patients Who Bring Health Information from the Internet Get More Time with Doctor

...ding to the latest physician market research study released by pharmaceutical market research company Manhattan Research. These patients are being rewarded for their efforts, as the majority of physicians report that they spend more time with the patient as a result of their bringing information in to the...

Humour is Fundamental to our Success as a Species

... finds something funny. Effectively it explains that humour occurs when the brain recognizes a pattern that surprises it, and that this recognition is rewarded with the experience of the humorous response," says Clarke. Humour is not about comedy it is a fundamental cognitive function. Clarke explains: "An ...

Pioneer(R) Surgical Technology Announces First Human Implants of its NuNec(TM) Cervical Arthroplasty Device

... About Pioneer Surgical Technology Pioneer(R) Surgical Technology, Inc. is a dynamic medical device firm founded in 1992. Thoughtful innovation has rewarded the company with over 60 U.S. and Foreign patents with numerous patents pending. The company's comprehensive portfolio of CE or investigational motion...

Australia Chooses Cardiac Science to Equip Its Defence Force

...fence Force with the durable Powerheart AED G3 Pro," said Kurt Lemvigh, international vice president, Cardiac Science. "Australia's confidence will be rewarded with dependable defibrillation, ease-of-use, data transmission and connectivity, and 3-lead ECG monitoring capabilities." The G3 Pro provides the in...

Winnick Family Clinical Research Center Celebrates 6th Anniversary

...ion give special emphasis to patient-oriented research. We are confident that this is the cutting-edge of clinical research. Our hopes have been amply rewarded by the Center's groundbreaking research into some of the afflictions that are among the greatest scourges of our society. It's wonderful to see young,...

Aida Receives Chinese Government Innovation Award

...Technology Department of Zhejiang Province, one of the richest regions in China and known throughout the country for its focus on innovation. Aida was rewarded by the governmental authority because of its "clinical research and commercialization of Rh-Apo2L" as a "significant scientific and social developing ...
Rewarded in Biological Definition

Robert Koch

...time. These spores, embedded in soil, were the cause of unexplained "spontaneous" outbreaks of anthrax. Koch published his findings in 1876, and was rewarded with a job at the Imperial Health Office in Berlin in 1880. In Berlin , he improved the methods he used in Wollstein, including staining and puri...
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