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Report: Microsoft Sponsoring Ads for Rogue Internet Pharmacies

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- LegitScript.com , an online pharmacy verification service, and KnujOn.com , an Internet compliance company, have released a report analyzing Microsoft's sponsored search results (online advertisements) for Internet pharmacies displayed on...

NABP Position Paper Calls for Action Against Proliferation of Rogue Internet Drug Outlets

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy(R) (NABP(R)) released a position paper on May 5, 2009, examining the flagrant lawlessness of Web sites selling prescription medicine over the Internet. "To see why this 'wild west' of an electroni...

Mid Rogue Health Plan Implements Availity as Its Designated Clearinghouse

Providers Able To Transmit Electronic Claims Through Availity At No Charge JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Availity, LLC, the industry's premier health information network, today announced it has been chosen to be the designated electronic claims clearinghouse by Mid Rogue Health...

Extradition Nears for Indian Origin Rogue Surgeon Dr. Death

Australia's Minister for Justice and Customs, David Johnston, has confidentially approved the extradition of Indian origin rogue surgeon, Dr. Jayant Patel from the US. The move is likely to trigger Dr Patel's arrest in his hometown in Oregon, where he has been living since he fled to the U...

CAHI Says Health Insurers Are Not the 'Problem'

...o work closely with Congress and the administration would have earned a little respect. Apparently not. And these aren't the ramblings of some rogue politician, nor are they off-the-cuff gaffes. I received some internal Democratic strategy memos last week; attacking health insurers is official Demo...

Smallpox -- the death of a disease

...viet Union had been experimenting with smallpox virus as a biological weapon and producing it in large quantities. The threat of its possible use by a rogue nation or a terrorist has had to be taken seriously and Dr. Henderson has been a central figure in plans for coping with it. New methods for mass smal...

The vulnerable cancer cell

...tion of the approaches taken by Elledge and Gilliland. With the dramatic clinical success of cancer drugs, such as Gleevec and dasatinib, which target rogue kinases, Sawyers says any screen that turns up new kinases is worthy of further investigation. "The new mantra, quite simply, is that cancers beari...

Statement by Joseph A. Califano, Jr., Chairman and Founder, The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University and Former U.S. Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, on New Report by the National Association of Boards of Pha

...e National Association of Boards of Pharmacy(R) (NABP(R)) for its report State of the Internet: NABP Position Paper on the Continued Proliferation of rogue Internet Drug Outlets . This report builds and expands on previous work by both NABP(R) and CASA through its " You've Got Drugs!": Prescription Drug P...

New alternative to biopsy detects subtle changes in cancer cells, Stanford study shows

...of protein expression and degrees of phosphorylation. Analyzing repeated small samples from a tumor undergoing treatment may allow doctors to head off rogue cells at the pass before they have a chance to proliferate into a more resistant tumor or to identify patients likely to fail standard approaches to t...

VIPPS Celebrates 10th Anniversary, Continues to Guide Consumers to Legitimate Internet Pharmacies

...e they continue to comply with the VIPPS criteria. Implementation of the VIPPS program was just the beginning of the Association's battle against rogue Internet sites selling drugs. NABP continues to develop ways to further protect the public health from unscrupulous sites. In January 2009, NABP launc...
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AFFiRiS Begins Development of a Parkinson's Vaccine

...able financial support for this project." The AFFITOME technology from AFFiRiS provides a means of targeting very specific structures of human rogue proteins with patented product candidates. AFFiRiS has already succeeded in developing two vaccines and a hemodialysis program for the treatment of Al...

AFFiRiS: Milestone Reached in Clinical Trial of Alzheimer's Vaccine

...n the immune system against the same beta-amyloid structure. However, AFFITOME technology can also be used to have a positive influence on other human rogue proteins - such as lipid metabolism enzymes. Consequently, an appropriate development by AFFiRiS could provide an effective treatment for atherosclero...

St. Jude Discovers Factors That Accelerate Resistance to Gleevec(TM) Targeted Therapy in Lymphoblastic Leukemia

...nd an aggressive form of ALL share the same critical mutation -- the Philadelphia chromosome (Ph). Cells that have this mutation (Ph+ cells) produce a rogue growth-promoting enzyme called BCR-ABL. Now, work by a team headed by Charles J. Sherr, M.D., Ph.D., a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator an...
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Polyarteritis nodosa

... Polyarteritis nodosa is a vasculitis of medium-sized arteries, which become swollen and damaged from attack by rogue immune cells. Polyarteritis nodosa is also called Kussmaul disease or Kussmaul-Maier disease. Johns Hopkins discusses Polarteritis Nodosa ,...
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Oregon's Rogue River Basin to face climate-change hurdles

Three major global climate-change projections scaled down to Oregon's Rogue River Basin point to hotter, drier summers with increasing wildfire risk, reduced snowpack and rainier, stormy winters, according to a report coordinated by the University of Oregon's Climate Leadership Initiative and the ...

Scientists learn the origin of rogue B cells

Doctors have long wondered why, in some people, the immune system turns against parts of the body it is designed to protect, leading to autoimmune disease. Now, researchers at the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), in...

Pretreating rogue cancer cells with aspirin cripples their resistance to targeted therapy

Safeguarding 595 sites around the world would help stave off an imminent global extinction crisis, according to new research published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences ( www.pnas.org ). Conducted by scientists working with the 52 member organizations of the Alliance fo...

Ovarian transplantation: First baby is born after a new technique

...he second patient had been treated for periarteritis nodosa, an inflammation of medium-sized arteries, which become swollen and damaged from attack by rogue immune cells. "She suffered menopause for eight and a half years before transplantation," said Dr. Piver. "But after transplanting half of the...

RNA research strategy for Europe takes shape

...e way scientists think about how genetic information is controlled in cells, and has opened the possibility of using gene silencing as a therapy where rogue genes cause disease. "Research into RNA has great promise for both basic science and biotechnology and medicine," said the meeting's chairman, Prof...

The International Society for Stem Cell Research releases new guidelines

... and scientists, we recognize an urgent need to address the problem of unproven stem cell treatments being marketed directly to patients." Too often rogue clinics around the world exploit patients' hopes by offering unproven stem cell therapies, typically for large sums of money and without credible scie...

Northwest climate change is target of $3.2M in grants to University of Oregon

...of 23-foot climate-controlled circles of prairie vegetation on properties owned by The Nature Conservancy in the Puget Trough near Olympia, Wash., the rogue River Valley outside Medford, Ore., and the Willamette Valley west of Eugene. The three sites form a natural climate gradient of temperature and preci...

Policing cells demand ID to tell friend from foe, say University of Pennsylvania cell engineers

...ppears as the cover article in the March 10 edition of the Journal of Cell Biology. The knowledge suggests new ways science may be able to turn off rogue macrophages that are the root cause of the many inflammatory diseases ranging from atherosclerosis to arthritis and that provide the mechanism for tis...

2 genes are important key to regulating immune response

...kened too much, that can help encourage AIDS in those infected with HIV. Also, excessive T-cell suppression can keep the immune system from destroying rogue cancer cells in people battling malignancy." All of this means that "anything that we can learn about IL-10 production -- and related T-cell suppre...

Why the switch stays on

...NC State researchers show for the first time that the interaction between a rogue version of a specific protein called Ras and its binding partner protein Ra... in the presence or absence of Raf. The atomic resolution structures of the rogue Ras proteins with strongly transforming mutations show that they all keep t...
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On the trail of rogue genetically modified pathogens

Bacteria can be used to engineer genetic modifications, thereby providing scientists with a tool to combat many challenges in areas from food production to drug discovery. However, this sophisticated technology can also be used maliciously, raising the threat of engineered pathogens. New research ...

Adecco Receives Honor From Alcon Laboratories

...en the initiative to learn the various functions and ensure that all our qualifications are met. This approach has allowed us to significantly reduce rogue spend, decrease cost, streamline processes, and find additional ways to add real and measurable value." "We are extremely honored to work with...

The International Society for Stem Cell Research Releases New Guidelines to Shape Future of Stem Cell Therapy

...cientists, we recognize an urgent need to address the problem of unproven stem cell treatments being marketed directly to patients." Too often rogue clinics around the world exploit patients' hopes by offering unproven stem cell therapies, typically for large sums of money and without credible scie...

AFFiRiS - MIG-Fonds Increases Investment by Euro 3 Million

...development of vaccines against Alzheimer's disease. In the future, AFFITOME technology will also be able to exert a positive influence on other human rogue proteins - such as lipid metabolism enzymes. In line with our strategy of developing medicines for diseases with urgent medical need and attractive ma...

IBM Develops Wireless Security Service

... Helping Protect Against Wireless Hacking and rogue Access Point Exposures IBM today announced one of the information technology industry's first comprehensive intrusion detection services designed ...

Rayovacs IT team discusses network security, Sarbanes-Oxley and ROI myths

... this network sonar is that we now know what devices are running on the network. We get an instant alert if someone, for example, sets up an unsecured rogue wireless network. For compliance purposes, we can now generate a monthly report that indicates what changes have taken place in the network topology o...

Why and how you should befriend a tech recruiter

...hicWIT , which ePrairie readers by now have heard that I helped start) for a recommendation. Choose your search partner carefully. There are some rogue search folks around who will not handle your resume responsibly should they have access to it. That could be bad for you. Ask about the assignments th...

Double your productivity! Hype that damages technologists' reputations

...tied to a regular theme of this column. Technology, in and of itself, is never a complete solution either in terms of productivity or innovation. When rogue technology marketers suggest otherwise, they only make it harder for the rest of us to be taken seriously in business discussions. I've said it bef...

Company issues warning on outsourced software

...ernment's use of commercialized software, often built overseas by less expensive software developers, presents an opportunity for cyber terrorists and rogue nations to threaten the security and welfare of the country. Sami Saydjari, president and CEO of the Cyber Defense Agency, said outsourced commerc...

Fluorescent pigments in living coral

...ipboard life and operate as long as 1200 hours between lamp replacements, but we agreed to fit it with custom tie-downs to protect it from damage from rogue waves. Finally, a fiber-optic probe accessory let Dr. Mazel measure the corals fluorescence while they sat comfortable in a familiar bath of warm, flo...
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Clone

...one Wars, the animated series that bridges the gap between Episode II and Episode III of the Star Wars films. Includes video ... Veering away from rogue clone individuals, the Kaminoans took as their example ... were plucked from the regular clone batch, and segregated into groups of ... What is...
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