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Easter Seals Applauds Agreement to Cut Costs of Prescription Medications

WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Easter Seals supports the agreement reached this week between President Barack Obama and the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) that is designed to reduce, by 50 percent, the cost to Medicare beneficiaries of brand name medic...

Safeway Slated to Top $100 Million Contribution Mark to Easter Seals and Families Living with Autism and Other Disabilities with Launch of Fundraising Campaign

April campaign notes Autism Awareness Month and offers a challenge to businesses Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 2, 2009 -- Today, executives from Safeway (NYSE:SWY), Easter Seals and Special Olympics launched the grocery retailer's annual fundraising campaign for people ...

Safeway Slated to Top $100 Million Contribution Mark to Easter Seals and Families Living with Autism and Other Disabilities with Launch of Fundraising Campaign

April campaign notes Autism Awareness Month and offers a challenge to businesses CHICAGO, April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, executives from Safeway (NYSE: SWY ), Easter Seals and Special Olympics launched the grocery retailer's annual fundraising campaign for people with d...

Easter Seals Celebrates World Autism Awareness Day, Hosting Series of Community Forums to Identify Needed Services and Supports for Families

Easter Seals is shining the spotlight on its services for individuals living with autism, and sharing the results of Easter Seals Living With Autism Study to provide a roadmap for the services and supports that families living with autism desperately need. New York, Apr...

Easter Seals Notes April's Autism Awareness Month to Highlight Services Available to Families Living With Autism

Need for Heightened Autism Awareness among Hispanic Community as Fewer Receiving Diagnosis and Support CHICAGO, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Easter Seals is shining the spotlight on its services for individuals living with autism. Among its vast array of services, the national nonprofit provides f...

Easter Seals & Friendly's Announce New focus for 28-Year Fundraising Campaign

CHICAGO, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Celebrating 'Cones for Kids' 28th year, Friendly Ice Cream Corporation has launched its annual Valentine's Day fundraiser to benefit local Easter Seals Camp programs. The 2009 campaign goal to raise more than $1 million will benefit approximately 28 ...

Easter Seals Awarded $100,000 McCormick Foundation Grant to Help Employ Wounded Veterans

Chicago, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Easter Seals was recently awarded a $100,000 grant from the McCormick Foundation in Chicago to support its workforce development program, Operation Employ Veterans. The year-long program supports the McCormick Foundation's Operation Healing Freedom campaign, ...

Easter Seals Elects Kent Schien, Chief Executive Officer of St. Louis-based Innoventor, to the Organization's International Board of Directors

CHICAGO, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Easter Seals elected Missouri resident Kent Schien to its international board of directors, during the board's recent meeting. "Kent is a passionate advocate for individuals with disabilities, first as a parent whose son benefited from Easter Seals services an...

Kristi Yamaguchi Chairs American Lung Association Christmas Seals Campaign

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kristi Yamaguchi, Olympic Gold Medalist and most recent winner of Dancing With the Stars, has been named chairperson for the 2008 American Lung Association Christmas Seals Campaign in an effort to help raise funds in support of the organization's m...

CVS Caremark Employees Raise $1 Million and Increase Awareness for Children with Disabilities through Easter Seals Walk With Me Events Nationwide

WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 20 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, thousands of CVS Caremark associates across the country will participate in Easter Seals Walk With Me events as part of the CVS Caremark All Kids Can(TM) program, one of the country's largest corporate commitments to children with disabiliti...
Seals in Medical Technology

American Lung Association Celebrates 101st Annual Christmas Seals Campaign

Visit www.christmasseals.org to learn more, make a donation or send a Christmas Seals e-card WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Millions will receive Christmas Seals in the mail this month, courtesy of the American Lung Association. These decorative holiday stamps are part o...

KGI Professor Ian Phillips Awarded Defense Grants for Medical Combat Research

... vessel is broken, the bleeding reduces oxygen. Low oxygen would activate the Hemostat causing Factor VII to be made in the injured tissue. Factor VII seals broken blood vessels, and as oxygen levels are restored, the Hemostat would turn off automatically in the body. In addition to helping soldiers, the...

Study Finds Starion Instruments' Tissue Welding Technology Safe and Effective in Parotidectomy Procedures

...l devices that enhance performance, minimize risk and improve patient outcomes. Starion's instruments employ a patented Tissue Welding technology that seals and divides soft tissue with only focused heat and pressure. Known for their effectiveness, reliability and versatility, Starion's products are used w...

Study Data Shows VNUS ClosureFAST(TM) Catheter More than 96% Effective

...adiofrequency (RF) vein ablation using VNUS ClosureFAST. The ClosureFAST catheter, in a procedure often performed in the physician's office, heats and seals the diseased leg veins that cause the varicose veins afflicting more than 25 million Americans. Prof. Dr. Thomas M. Proebstle of Heidelberg, Germany...

Bench-Top Centrifuges--Basic Tools for the Small Lab

...s and operates at a fixed speed of approximately 3,200 RPM (1315 RCF). This unit has an attached, durable cover with safety interlock switch and seals that minimize aerosol emissions. Its 30-minute timer includes a hold position for continuous operation. The brushless motor and housing design minimiz...
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VERSASEAL™ Plus Single Use Seals

Description: The single-use seal system contains an internal seal to prevent gas leakage when instruments are inserted or withdrawn, without loss of pneumoperitoneum. The 5 mm PLUS system includes an adjusting seal, accommodating instruments ranging from 5 mm - 12 mm as appropriate and is designed to reduce the...
Company:Autosuture

Sentry Bar Code LabelBand®

Description:... As part of a complete all-in-one system, Sentry LabelBand securely seals inexpensive paper labels inside a clear, adhesive shield. LabelBand provides easy and accurate bar code scanning and protection from water, solvents, ...
Company:Precision Dynamics Corporation

BloodSTOP Hemostatic Gauze

Description:... When BloodSTOP comes in contact with blood, it interacts with blood platelets and fibrin to form a hemostatic matrix - a gelatinous clear shield that seals the wound and stops bleeding quickly and safely. In situations requiring further medical attention, BloodSTOP has enough tensile strength to keep mos...
Company:LifesciencePlus

CobraPLA™

Description:...p near the distal end, facilitates easy insertion of a bronchoscope with an ETT for verification of correct placement. The cuff, when inflated, gently seals off the upper airway, allowing improved positive pressure ventilation. The CobraPLA is the next step in airway management....
Company:Engineered Medical Systems, Inc.

Microseal 'M' mats

Description:... Microseal 'M' mats, seals 96-well plates, reusable, pkg of 10...
Company:Bio-Rad (formerly MJ Research)

Microseal 'F' foil

Description:... Microseal 'F' foil, seals plates for cold storage (or cycling >25l), disposable, pkg of 100...
Company:Bio-Rad Lab Equipment

Microseal 'B' clear adhesive seal

Description:... Microseal 'B' seals provide an adhesive-based sealing option for thermal cycling in thin-wall microplates. The aggressive adhesive layer ensures secure sample storage or ...
Company:Bio-Rad (formerly MJ Research)

Vibratome 900 R Closed Loop Water System

Description:... the 900R for up to eight hours. Water is circulated using a quiet 1/25 HP single phase motor and magnetically driven pump so there are not rotating seals to lead or replace. Self sealing connectors are used on the inlet and outlet water connections to prevent spilage....
Company:myNeuroLab.com

VACO®PED

Description:...he physician's recommendation. In order to avoid unwanted access to the lower leg and foot, VACOPED can be locked against opening. Therefore, security seals can be applied. The vacuum cushion is covered with a terrycloth liner, which can easily be exchanged and washed. The wide-ranging functionality of ...
Company:OPED Inc.

Ceralas D 980nm Diode Laser

Description:... other medical lasers, the Ceralas D cuts optically without collateral tissue damage or charring. The Ceralas D laser coagulates blood instantly and seals small blood vessels thereby minimizing inflammation and the usual discomfort that is associated with most surgeries. As a surgical instrument,...
Company:biolitec, Inc.
Seals in Medical Dictionary

Vein

...OME / Truyu Aesthetic Center / Vein Therapy. TRUYU AESTHETIC CENTER. Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery ... After heating, the vein walls collapse and seals shut. ... Dermatologists perform a number of safe and effective cosmetic procedures to diminish the appearance of spider veins and varicose vei...

Seasickness

...s of the Sea Cruises: Sail, Sailboat, Sailing, Maine, Penobscot Bay, Maine Coast, Private sailing adventures in Maine, sighting lighthouses, dolphins, seals ... Seasickness can ruin a perfeclty pleasant boat ride. What can you do to prevent seasickness ? ... Seasickness is a form of motion sic­kne...
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NTU seals global partnerships on environmental sciences R&D

Bacteria is often thought of as harmful yet few know that bacteria can be used for water treatment. To further research the role of bacteria in water treatment, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is partnering with three leading institutions across three continents. Researchers will study the ...

Southern Ocean seals dive deep for climate data

Elephant seals are helping scientists overcome a critical blind-spot in their ability to detect change in Southern Ocean circulation and sea ice production and its influence on global climate. According to a paper published today by a team of French, Australian, US and British scientists in the ...

Mercury pollution causes immune damage to harbor seals

Methylmercury (MeHg), the predominant form of mercury found in the blood of marine mammals and fish-eating communities, could be more damaging to seals than has previously been thought. Research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Environmental Health shows that MeHg harms T-lympho...

Female Antarctic seals give cold shoulder to local males

Female Antarctic fur seals will travel across a colony to actively seek males which are genetically diverse and unrelated, rather than mate with local dominant males. These findings, published in this week's Nature, suggest that female choice may be more widespread in nature than previously believ...

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

... Southern Elephant seals responded rapidly to climate and habitat change an...hed. DNA sequences from the ancient remains of seals from the now extinct Antarctic colony showed high ... new habitat was quickly adopted, probably because seals migrate annually into Antarctic waters to feed. H...

Natural-born divers and the molecular traces of evolution

...ool University have been studying how myoglobin, the molecule responsible for delivering oxygen to the muscles during locomotion, has been modified in seals and whales to help them cope with the needs of a life at sea. The researchers have found evidence indicating that the net positive charge of this p...

Geographic profiling applied to track hunting patterns of white sharks in South Africa

...ory interactions between white sharks and Cape fur seals at Seal Island in False Bay, South Africa. They fo...f the water. "They hunt solitary juvenile Cape fur seals when light levels are low, stalking them from near...data on 340 natural predatory attacks by sharks on seals in False Bay. They were able to observe natural pr...

Fossil bone bed helps reconstruct life along California's ancient coastline

...d each, intermixed with copious bones from extinct seals and whales, seem to tell of a 15-million-year-old ... white shark? Was it a long-term breeding area for seals and other marine mammals, like Mexico's Scammon's ...he bone bed has complete, articulated skeletons of seals and other marine mammals." One 12-foot-long fos...

Prefilled WFI Syringe Provides a High-Quality Solution for Drug Reconstitution

... numerous other countries. About West West is a global manufacturer of components and systems for injectable drug delivery, including stoppers and seals for vials, and closures and disposable components used in syringe, IV and blood collection systems. The Company also provides products with applicatio...

American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- April 29, 2009

...FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mercury levels in Arctic seals may be linked to global warming Environmental S...st time that high mercury levels in certain Arctic seals appear to be linked to vanishing sea ice caused by...ry content in muscle samples collected from ringed seals between 1973 and 2007. They then compared the leve...
Seals in Biological Technology

Pharmaceutical Packaging Equipment Manufacturer Boosts European Distribution

...ister is a lab-scale blister packing machine. It is suitable for runs of up to 20000 blister packs so is especially good for R&D labs. It forms, seals and cuts the blister packs and the resultant packs are of an equivalent quality to packs made on large automatic production lines.   &n...

Gore PharmBIO Products Opens New Facility with State-of-the-Art-Cleanroom Facility Built to Support Demand for Growing STA-PURE(TM) Product Line

...O has several new product launches planned for 2009. Launching at Interphex 2009 is the GORE(TM) STA-PURE(TM) Gasket for Sanitary Fittings that seals critical bioprocesses and enables pure processing. Commercially available in the Summer of 2009, this new product is constructed of a 100% patent pend...

SurgiQuest Signs a Development and Supply Agreement with Intuitive Surgical for MIS Access Utilizing the AirSeal(TM) Technology

...unobstructed access to the abdominal cavity and dramatically reduces variations of intra-abdominal pressure due to its ability to completely eliminate seals and gaskets. SurgiQuest's unique and unencumbered approach to MIS enables new surgical approaches, such as single incision surgery as well as a host ...

West to Present at Upcoming Conferences

... Inc. West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. is a global manufacturer of components and systems for injectable drug delivery, including stoppers and seals for vials, and closures and disposable components used in syringe, IV and blood collection systems. The Company also provides products with applicatio...

Nano-Velcro Sticks With Venture Capitalists

...aterial they're developing into two products: a sponge that is applied directly to a wound to stop hemorrhaging, and a spray that halts blood loss and seals tissue in a variety of situations, from minor surgical bleeding to life-threatening arterial punctures. Both products can be gently removed after woun...

Argonne researchers win 2 R&D 100 Awards

... for Argonne battery research. UNCD Mechanical seals UNCD Mechanical seals are specially-treated pumping-system seals that have their surfaces imparted with the propert...

SurgiQuest Announces First Single Port Procedure for Ovary Removal Using AirSeal(TM) Access System

...Seal(TM) access system: The AirSeal(TM) access system presents a significant technological shift in minimally invasive surgery (MIS). By eliminating seals and gaskets from access ports, the AirSeal system provides unobstructed access to the abdominal cavity without loosing intra-abdominal pressure. This ...

FDA Approves MIXJECT(TM), a Convenient, Easy-to-Use Drug Delivery System For Watson Pharmaceutical's TRELSTAR(R) DEPOT and TRELSTAR(R) LA

...he safety and effectiveness of therapeutic and diagnostic health care delivery systems. This includes ready-to-sterilize and ready-to-use stoppers and seals for vials, plungers and other prefillable syringe components and an assortment of safety, reconstitution and delivery system capabilities and services...

West Concludes Agreement with Nektar

...2007 on February 21, 2008. About West West is a global manufacturer of components and systems for injectable drug delivery, including stoppers and seals for vials, and closures and disposable components used in syringe, IV and blood collection systems. The Company also provides products with applicatio...

Starion Achieves Worldwide Distribution of Proprietary Tissue Welding Technology

...evices that enhance performance, minimize risk and improve patient outcomes. Starion's instruments employ a proprietary Tissue Welding technology that seals and divides soft tissue while minimizing the risk of collateral damage. Known for their effectiveness, reliability and versatility, Starion's products...
Seals in Biological Products

Crimp Seals with PTFE/Rubber Septa from Sigma-Aldrich

Description: PTFE/red rubber septum silver aluminum seal 11 mm seal diam. ...
Company:Sigma-Aldrich

Wrapping Film (case) from Santa Cruz Biotechnology, Inc.

Description:... Quickly, effectively seals labware. Waterproof, moisture-proof film prevents sample evaporation, contamination; protects anhydrous materials. Can be folded repeatedly and twiste...
Company:Santa Cruz Biotechnology, Inc.

Eppendorf Heat sealer for PCR plates from Sigma-Aldrich

Description:... Compact, portable device, seals 96 and 384 well plates with preset temperature optimised for Eppendorf heat sealing foils and films. Suitable for plates of different heights. AC inp...
Company:Sigma-Aldrich

Easy Pierce 20 m from ABgene

Description:...PCR (requires the pressure from a screw down heated lid), especially 384-well formats where piercing is a useful method for sample retrieval. Multiple seals can be applied over the existing seal. Ideal for compound management and high throughput screening applications....
Company:ABgene

Thermo-Sealer 110 volts/240 volts from ABgene

Description:...heights when supported by plate carriers. The heating element of the sealer is pre-set for optimal sealing conditions to produce permanent or peelable seals when used in conjunction with ABgenes sealing foil or film sheets. For safety, the heating plate of the sealer faces downwards and a built-in thermost...
Company:ABgene

F40 Piston Seals, 2 from Bio-Rad

Description:... F40 piston seals are supplied as 2 seals with a seal tool to service one F40 pump of a BioLogic DuoFlow workstation....
Company:Bio-Rad

Techne hybridization oven accessories from Sigma-Aldrich

Description:... Preparation TW--Compatibility: Push-on end cap seals suitable up to 70 C only -Hybridization Tube for Model HB-1D -Comp Dim: 200 80 mm -Material: borosilicate glass -Mfr Desig: Techne FHB-12...
Company:Sigma-Aldrich

HybriWell Sealing System from Grace Bio Labs

Description:... HybriWell seals securely to a microscope slide surface in seconds to enclose single or multiple specimens in a small reagent volume and eliminate evaporation....
Company:Grace Bio Labs

HEEBO Human Genome Set 200 pmol from Invitrogen

Description:...esult in probe degradation. Special care should be used when removing plate seals to resuspend the oligos; plates should be spun down prior to removing seals, and seals should be removed slowly. ...
Company:Invitrogen

H2OBIT Thermal Cycler with Peel Seal Basket for 24 x 384-well plates from ABgene

Description:...cations requiring a peelable seal, the Peel Seal basket allows plates sealed with ABgenes Easy Peel*, Clear Seal* and Easy Pierce* (in addition to the seals listed above) to be processed in the H2OBIT. The plates, held face-to-face in a metal casing, are pressed tightly together with a silicone insert betw...
Company:ABgene
Seals in Biological Definition

Marine biology

..., such as Gray Whales , Humpback Whales , and Blue Whales . Sirenians include manatees , the Dugong , and the extinct Steller's Sea Cow . seals (Family Phocidae ), sea lions (Family Otariidae - which also include the fur seals), and the Walrus (Family Odobenidae ) are all considered pi...

Red Queen

... survive the cold of the arctic and white in order that the bear can stalk seals for food. For the first case the selection pressure is likely to be const...on pressure is likely to increase steadily as selection for cautiousness in seals makes the average seal harder and harder for the bear to stalk successfully...
Seals in Biological Dictionary

Food web

...ity. ... What is a food chain? Find out why there are more herbivores ... killer whales in an ocean food web ... phytoplankton small fishes seals ... food web ... Welcome to Food Web ! ... Food Web . This content requires JavaScript and Macromedia Flash Player 7 or higher. ... Chine...
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