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American Well Systems CEO Roy Schoenberg to Present Live Public Demo of First Online Care Service at Health 2.0 Conference

BOSTON, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- American Well today announced that CEO Roy Schoenberg, MD, MPH; Elif Eracar, vice president, product management; and Michael Stollar, vice president of marketing and communications at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Hawaii (HMSA), will provide a live, public demonstra...

New York Times Best Selling Author Dr. Roy Vartabedian to Endorse New YoNaturals Kids Healthy Vending Program

Dr. Roy Vartabedian, author of NutriPoints and creator of the new NutriHeros and NutriGrades kids nutritional systems to work closely with YoNaturals Inc. new Healthy Kids Vending initiative targeting schools around the U.S. SAN DIEGO, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -...

Hooper Holmes Names Roy Bubbs President and CEO, Benjamin Currier Continues as Chairman

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., April 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hooper Holmes (Amex: HH ) today announced that Roy H. Bubbs has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer and that Benjamin A. Currier will continue as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Bubbs, who has been a member of th...

Weight Watchers Announces Election of Kim Roy to Board of Directors

NEW YORK, March 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW ) today announced that its Board of Directors yesterday unanimously elected Kim Roy as a member of its Board of Directors effective as of March 30, 2008, the beginning of the Company's second fiscal qu...

Don King Enlists Prizefighters Felix 'Tito' Trinidad and Roy Jones Jr. to Strike a Blow against Breast Cancer

Promoter and Pugilists Vow to 'KO Cancer' with Susan G. Komen for the Cure NEW YORK, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Promoter Don King and his boxers Felix "Tito" Trinidad and Roy Jones Jr. -- who will meet in a huge match staged at Madison Square Garden on Jan. 19 -- have teamed with Susan G. Komen fo...

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome ‘authority’, Sir Roy was Not Off the Mak

A recent report in the Medical Journal has cast aspersions on the findings of a cot death study that had brought infamy to the pediatrician Professor Sir Roy Meadow// A paper published in 2005 in the medical journal, The Lancet, has indicated that most of the second infant deaths occurring in...

Advanced targeted therapies effective as first-line treatment for lung cancer

...mount. This agent, targeting two key pathways critical for non-small cell lung cancer growth and metastasis, is novel and could play a key role," said roy S. Herbst, M.D., Ph.D., chief of thoracic medical oncology at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and the study's lead author. "The fa...

Dignitaries Come Together to Honor Participants in the Team Sarcoma Initiative

... part of the global Team Sarcoma Initiative (TSI), a growing movement that involved more than 14,000 people in 14 countries last week. Ambassador roy Ferguson of New Zealand expressed appreciation for the grass-roots effort: "When I heard that this sarcoma awareness week started in 2003 with 7 ...

The Ensign Group Announces Appointment of Healthcare Industry Leader to Board of Directors

...y will be tremendous assets as Ensign expands and continues its mission of improving the quality of long-term care in the communities it serves," said roy Christensen, the Chairman of Ensign's board of directors. "I'm thrilled by the opportunity to join an organization that's dedicated to bring...

IEA and DMEC Announce New Certified Professional in Disability Management Curriculum

...he Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC). IEA President and CEO roy Little and the curriculum's authors and advisors received DMEC's Partnershi...ng this element of a more effective and efficient health care system," said roy Little. "The new CPDM curriculum, developed in close collaboration with DME...

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Top Medical Research Centers Form Velos Advisory Group for Service-Oriented Architecture

...as well as National Cancer Institute (NCI) applications and resources, was a critical success factor for our research informatics initiatives," stated roy B. Jones, Ph.D. M.D., Professor of Medicine, Chair, Clinical Research Computing Committee, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. "For some time, we have push...

Video: Phase III Study Data With Vandetanib (Zactima(TM)) in Patients With Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology

...are more deaths from lung cancer alone than from breast, colon, and prostate cancers combined - and it's extremely difficult to treat," said Professor roy Herbst, M.D., Ph.D., The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Texas, Principal Investigator on the ZODIAC study. "The ZODIAC study show...

Ferring Pharmaceuticals Unveils Six-Month Efficacy Data for EUFLEXXA(R) for the Treatment of Osteoarthritis Knee Pain

...ed that EUFLEXXA (R) is superior to saline in decreasing pain at 26 weeks in patients with OA of the knee.(1) The study results were presented by Dr. roy D. Altman in a poster at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons on February 23, 2009. EUFLEXXA(R) is a three-injection...

Midwest Research Institute Launches Clinical Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory

...RI's recent accreditation opens the door for the institute to participate in clinical trials and third party validation of clinical diagnostics," said roy R. Swiger, Ph.D., Director of MRI's Florida Division. "This initiative builds on MRI's strengths and capabilities and we have positioned our laborator...

Kiadis Pharma Announces Positive Clinical Results for ATIR(TM) in Mismatched Bone Marrow Transplantations

...ment option left for end-stage blood cancer patients. But too many patients simply do not find a suitable matched donor in time" says Dr. Denis-Claude roy of the Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital in Montreal, the principal investigator on the study. "Our study shows a rapid immune reconstitution in transplan...

Study Shows EUFLEXXA(R) Patients Report Significant Improvements in Osteoarthritis of the Knee Pain over a Six Month Period

...ts clearly demonstrate that EUFLEXXA rapidly relieved the pain of knee osteoarthritis and that effect was sustained at the six-month period," said Dr. roy D. Altman, MD, a FLEXX Trial investigator. About the Study In the 26-week randomized, saline-controlled, double-blind study, 586 patients were eva...

New Studies Highlight Benefits of Coblation(R)-Assisted Procedures in Airway Fire Prevention and Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

...ospective analysis of 25 patients with nasal polyposis undergoing ESS and was conducted by investigators Jean Anderson Eloy, MD, Thomas J. Walker, MD, roy R. Casiano, MD and Jose W. Ruiz, III, MD. The Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) runs from Sep...

Controversy About Lack of Placebo Group Decline in Alzheimer's Clinical Trials

...f Donepezil Trials Shows Slowing Rates of Placebo Group Decline Professor roy Jones, Director of RICE -- The Research Institute for the Care of Older Peo...cog change among placebo groups from clinical trials." (Funders: None) -- roy Jones. "Variation in placebo decline across a decade of Alzheimer's disease...

NARSAD Researchers Identify Specific Genes and Family Traits Linked to Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder and Depression

...ministration has shown that antidepressants may cause suicidal thinking and behavior in children, adolescents and adults ages 18 to 24. According to roy Perlis, MD, MSc, the director of pharmacogenomics research at Massachusetts General Hospital's Department of Psychiatry, specific genes may influence ...

Cardium and Tissue Repair Company's Excellarate Candidate for Healing Diabetic Wounds Gains Media Focus in Multiple Regions Across U.S.

...d Education, VA Medical Center (Long Beach, CA); Northern California Foot/Ankle Center (Santa Rosa, CA); LAC-USC Medical Center (Los Angeles, CA); Dr. roy Kroeker DPM (Fresno, CA); Johns Hopkins Medical Center (Baltimore, MD), North American Center for Limb Preservation (New Haven, CT); Doctor's Research...
Roy in Medical Definition

Arterial stiffness

... first predicted by Thomas Young in his Croonian Lecture of 1808 (Young T: On the function of the heart and arteries: The Croonian lecture. Phil Trans roy Soc 1809;99:l-31), but is generally described by the Moens-Korteweg equation (Nichols WW, O'Rourke MF. Vascular impedance. In: McDonald's Blood Flow i...

Swank Multiple Sclerosis Diet

...ated fat diet for the management of Multiple Sclerosis championed by Dr. roy L. Swank , since 1948 . Swank's research on 144 patients over a 34 year ...nces "Effects of Low Saturated Fat Diets in Early and Late Cases of MS", roy Laver Swank Barbara Brewer Dugan The Lancet July 7 1990 vol 336 pp 37-39 ...
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Rhinoplasty

...oplasty ... View Rhinoplasty Photos ... Specializes in advanced rhinoplasty nose surgery. Offices in New York, NY, and Englewood, NJ. Dr. roy D. Amir in Southern California specializes in Rhinoplasty (Nose Surgery), nasal reshaping, revision rhinoplasty and more. View before and after ph...

Munchausen Syndrome

...chausen syndrome may make up symptoms, ... Sterling J Jr. Beyond Munchausen syndrome by proxy: identification and treatment ... Meadow, roy (1977), " Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy: the Hinterlands of Child ... Munchausen syndrome — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, treatme...

Facelift

...revunate the ... How Much Pain is Associated With Facelift Surgery? ... Consider a face lift in San Diego with La Jolla facial plastic surgeon roy D. Amir. The major areas addressed by the facelift operation are the eyebrows, the cheek ... Orange County and Los Angeles County Premier Resour...
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Airway cells use 'tasting' mechanism to detect and clear harmful substances

...ul substances, according to a study by scientists at the University of Iowa roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine. The findings could help expla...of internal medicine and molecular physiology and biophysics, who holds the roy J. Carver Chair of Internal Medicine and Physiology and Biophysics. Welsh a...

Sticky protein helps reinforce fragile muscle membranes

... Ph.D., professor and head of molecular physiology and biophysics at the UI roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and a Howard Hughes Medical In...d thus reinforce the membrane integrity," said Campbell, who also holds the roy J. Carver Chair of Physiology and Biophysics. "However, this tool also sugg...

Penn Medicine honored for its historic role in the history of microbiology

...e are so proud to keep that tradition alive with our work and research done within our laboratories." The original Laboratory of Hygiene is now the roy and Diana Vagelos Laboratories located at 3340 Smith Walk on campus. The 102,000 square feet building is used for research in bioengineering, chemist...

March of Dimes awards $250,000 prize to scientists unraveling the causes of muscular dystrophy

...r and head of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics at the University of Iowa roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine. He is also the roy J. Carver Chair of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics and Director of the ...

Ben-Gurion University research and technology used in new solar energy farm

...d, "Ben-Gurion University is proud to be a partner in positioning Israel at the center of the world in developing unique solar energy technologies." roy Segev, chief executive officer and founder of ZenithSolar explained, "The potential for this technology to provide low-cost, accessible energy for cus...

Imperial College London and NTU collaborate to offer joint Ph.D. programs in engineering and science

...f Understanding (MOU) for the joint PhD programme was signed at NTU, by Sir roy M. Anderson, Rector, Imperial College and Dr Su Guaning, NTU President. ...engineering and science disciplines," says Dr Su. Rector of Imperial Sir roy Anderson said: "Imperial College London and Singapore make very good par...

Gene discovery could lead to male contraceptive

...ions for male contraception," said Michael Hildebrand, Ph.D., co-lead author of the study and a UI postdoctoral researcher in otolaryngology at the UI roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine. The research team, which included scientists from the University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation...

Iowa State chemist synthesizes carbohydrates, launches startup company

...et carbohydrate molecules for researchers at universities, government agencies and private pharmaceutical companies. The company is now located in the roy J. Carver Co-Laboratory on the Iowa State campus. Pohl is developing her technology and advancing the startup company with the help of a $66,477 gr...

Science returns to the Capitol Hill spotlight at March 24 exhibition

...wd, Georgia Institute of Technology Consortium for Ocean Leadership, Ocean Observatories & Scientific Ocean Drilling, Tim Cowles, Jim Channell and roy Wilkens, Ocean Leadership's Ocean Observing Program, University of Florida and Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology at the University of Haw...

New data suggest 'jumping genes' play a significant role in gene regulatory networks

...chool of Engineering, said CBSE research teams are finding evidence that the early theories of Nobel Prize winner Barbara McClintock, later modeled by roy Britten and Eric Davidson, are correct. Haussler will discuss these findings in a presentation on "Transposon-induced rewriting of vertebrate gene reg...

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NovaBay(R) Pharmaceuticals Names Roy J. Wu as Senior Vice President for Business Development

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE-Amex: NBY ) today announced that Roy J. Wu has joined the company as senior vice president for business development. Wu brings to NovaBay more than 30 years of highly successful experience in the p...

Baltimore LASIK Surgeon Roy Chuck, MD, PhD of the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins Lists with Trusted LASIK Surgeons

Trusted LASIK Surgeons launched its revolutionary Trusted LASIK Surgeons directory service and website at www.TrustedLASIKSurgeons.com in order to provide a resource for consumers seeking to improve their vision. What sets the Trusted LASIK Surgeons directory apart is a unique screening process...

BioSeek Elects Roy Whitfield Executive Chairman of Board of Directors

BURLINGAME, Calif., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- BioSeek, Inc. today announced that Roy A. Whitfield has been elected executive chairman of the Company's board of directors. Mr. Whitfield had joined BioSeek's board of directors and served as a business advisor to the Company since November, 2005. ...

Studies Presented at International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease Reveal Substantial Economic Costs and Caregiver Burden Associated with Alzheimer's Disease

..., seizures (4-fold higher), hip fractures, (3-fold higher), depression (3-fold higher), and pneumonia (2-fold higher). According to Professor roy Jones , Director, The Research Institute for the Care of Older People, Bath, United Kingdom, these conditions alone can add significant burden to pat...

Life Science Leaders Discuss Strategies for Surviving the Financial Crisis at Yankee Public Relations Symposium

...h.D., M.B.A., Melior Discovery , President/CEO; Evan Myrianthopoulos , DOR Biopharma , Chief Financial Officer/Senior Vice President; Avjit roy , Ph.D., Five Prime Advisors , Director; Mike Page , United BioSource Corp ., Sr. Director, Regulatory Affairs; Linda Pissott Reig , J.D....

Astellas Receives FDA Approval for Use of Prograf(R) (Tacrolimus) in Conjunction With Mycophenolate Mofetil (MMF) in Kidney Transplant Recipients

...ransplantation, Astellas remains dedicated to the advancement of the science of immunosuppression to enhance the care of transplant patients," said M. roy First, M.D., Vice President, Therapeutic Area Head, Transplantation for Astellas. "The approval of Prograf + MMF for use in kidney transplant patient...

Now Available: State-of-the-Art Gait Training Device to Help Millions Walk More Normally Again

... About MediGait LTD and GaitAid Development: Yoram Baram received his PhD from MIT and is a Professor of Computer Science and incumbent of the roy Matas / Winnipeg Chair in Biomedical Engineering at the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology. The idea for the GaitAid Virtual Walker was sparked ...

Kiadis Pharma Reports ATIR(TM) Clinical Data, Further Supporting its Potential in Mismatched Bone Marrow Transplantations

...ATIR(TM) showing its potential in mismatched bone marrow transplantations. Data was presented by the company's principal investigator Dr. Denis Claude roy during the prestigious Presidential Symposium at the Annual European Bone Marrow Transplantation meeting (EBMT) in Goteborg, Sweden, on Monday, March ...

IEEE Celebrates Its 125th Anniversary Presenting Emerging, World Changing Technologies During Its 'Embracing Human Technology Interactions' Media Event

...t and utilizing very little energy, providing an opportunity to assist with access of educational materials globally. Dr. roy Want, IEEE Fellow, Senior Principal Engineer, Intel Corporation - Dr. Want is building a mobile solution called Dynamic Composable Computing that will...

GRRL Tech Participant Offered Full Tuition Four-Year Scholarship to Roger Williams University

...conditions, we must first invest in our future," said University President, roy Nirschel. "Encouraging young women to pursue science and mathematics as a c...mantra of learning to bridge the world . Under the leadership of President roy J. Nirschel, Ph.D., the University has achieved unprecedented academic and ...
Roy in Biological Definition

Charles Darwin

...rk and he went "geologising" in Scotland, spending 28 June visiting Edinburgh on the day that Queen Victoria had her coronation in London. At Glen roy in glorious weather he solved the riddle of the "roads" which he was able to identify as raised beaches. Emma Darwin, Charles' wife ...

Lysozyme

...), who discovered penicillin , described lysozyme in 1922 (Fleming A. On a remarkable bacteriolytic element found in tissues and secretions. Proc roy Soc Ser B 1922;93:306-17). ...

Paleontology

...le American figures include Edward Drinker Cope , Othniel Marsh , Paul Sereno , Henry Fairfield Osborn , Louis Agassiz , Charles Walcott , and roy Chapman Andrews . Notable European paleontologists include the Swedish-speaking Finn Bjrn Kurtn , Czech paleoentomologist Jarmila Kukalova-Peck . ...
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Transgenic animal

... with 6 pages of encyclopedia entries, research information, and more. The Transgenic Animal Facility is a fee-for-service core facility of the roy J. ... Transgenic mice were generated at the University of Iowa Transgenic Animal ... Development of Genetic Tools for Transgenic Animals ...

Monocot

... family (Arecaceae) ... The city of Oakland has determined that they can not lease a ... All text and images on this web site copyright (c) 2005 roy West (rwest at monocot dot com) ... The difference between monocots and dicots has been... Knowing how to tell a monocot from a dicot will ...

Mantle

... contains special features, video, interviews and information. ... Mickey Mantle died a little more than two months later in ... Director George roy goes beyond the obvious highlights of Mickey Mantle's illustrious career with the New York Yankees -- an 18-year run that included three MVP... I...

Lumen

... "How to Buy" Auction Seminar will be held on Wednesday, July 1st at 7:00 pm at LUMEN Lounge. ... VISIT OUR LUMEN AUCTION INFORMATION OFFICE. 501 roy Street, ... A journal of the Western Inner Traditions. ... Lumen Foundation co-sponsors with the N.Y. Open Center: "An Esoteric Quest for Inner A...
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