British Authorities Seize Spurious Drugs
Lipitor accounts for worldwide sales of more than $10 billion. The drug is prescribed to patients diagnosed as having an increased risk of cardiovascular// disease and diabetes and those with angina and high blood pressure.
Recently while conducting raids at some wholesale locations British auth...
Tampa Bay Doctor Agrees to Pay United States $1.7 Million to Resolve Medicare Fraud Allegations
...ng to pay a judgment to the United States. To ensure that any judgment against Dr. DeCandido would be satisfied, the court permitted the government to seize
five of his vehicles and garnish $976,000 that Dr. DeCandido transferred to his wife.
Today's settlement also resolves allegations made b...
Dyadem CEO Kevin North Named a Finalist in Ernst & Young's 2009 Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards
...conomic challenges," says Colleen McMorrow, National and Ontario Director of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards. "Entrepreneurs who seize
the opportunities that arise in adversity can ignite a spark, and propel our economy forward."
Dyadem's software helps companies of all sizes cen...
FDA Seizes All Drugs From Generics Maker
...d Drug Administration could lead to a shortage of a particular type of pain reliever, the agency said on Thursday.
The FDA ordered U.S. Marshals to seize
the products from plants run by Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories Ltd in Detroit, Farmington Hills, and Wixom, Mich. Caraco manufactures generic drug...
Randall Terry: How Tiller's Death and office Closing Can Help Propel Pro-Life Movement, Derail Sotomayor and Overturn Roe; Four Key Senators Will Be Targeted to Vote Against Sotomayor; Catholic Bishops Will Play a Role to Defeat Sotomayor
...e pro-life movement forward based upon lessons from Nat Turner's slave rebellion, and how abolitionists responded;
2) Plans of pro-life groups to seize
moment to defeat Sotomayor, and expose hypocrisy within the GOP; names of 4 key Senate Targets to be released.
3) The role certain Catholic Bisho...
Consumer Watchdog to Congress: Put Patients' Bill of Rights Back on the Table
...ducation." Delays of such care during crucial periods of early development mean autistic children may never improve to their full potential. They also seize
on "pre-authorization" and proper "coding" requirements to block care. The lack of legal accountability and financial consequence for insurers that re...
Physicians can lead health care reform through payment and delivery system reforms
...ankrupt plan for the United States, and physicians have an opportunity to help us all see beyond it."
"This is a clarion call to U.S. physicians to seize
this once-in-a lifetime opportunity to achieve health care reform that deserves the name reform," said Dr. Elliott Fisher. "Physician leadership can b...
APHA Joins National Coalition in Issuing Transportation Reform Blueprint
...hat is built upon an understanding of the public health implications of our transportation system," Benjamin said. "It is critically important that we seize
this opportunity to protect health in our nation."
Learn more about the American Public Health Association at http://www.apha.org/about/news/...
Lutheran World Relief Responds to Escalating Conflict in Sri Lanka
...ist group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).
Armed conflict in Sri Lanka continues to escalate as government forces intensify operations to seize
land under the control of the LTTE. The conflict has taken a heavy toll on the civilian population of northern Sri Lanka with more than 300,000 people...
AHRQ Director Carolyn Clancy and Dr. Mark McClellan to Address Device Executives 2009 MDMA Annual Meeting
...er been more important, and we encourage all industry executives to attend. Participants will learn how to respond to current industry challenges and seize
available opportunities. The meeting will focus on stimulating new ideas, promoting innovation, and offering solutions in the changing spectrum of med...
Seize in Medical Dictionary
...Physicians. ... If I have epilepsy , do I have to take medicine every day? ... The word " epilepsy " comes from a Greek word meaning "to possess, seize
or hold. ... People with epilepsy have seizures that are a bit like an electrical brainstorm. ... ...
Seize in Biological News
UC San Diego's $3 million NSF grant to fund science festivals
... creed. Offering these programs is a fairly easy decision to make if it will provide support and assistance to students who are making every effort to seize
what chances they are given." Garcia is currently an intern at Lockheed Martin, corporate host for the 2009 San Diego Science Festival.
The NSF gra...
'Climate change: Global risks, challenges and decisions'
To achieve the societal transformation required to meet the climate change challenge, we must overcome a number of significant constraints and seize
critical opportunities. These include reducing inertia in social and economic systems; building on a growing public desire for governments to act on c...
'Alien' jaws help moray eels feed
... Instead, they first grasp food with their powerful, toothsome outer jaws. Then the pharyngeal jaws, armed with large, curved teeth, reach forward and seize
it. At the same time, the outer jaws release the prey and the pharyngeal jaws bring it back for swallowing. The whole process takes just fractions of ...
Researchers learn what sparks plant growth
...ater and regulate the exchange of gases, clearly plays the role of environmental sentinel, communicating to plant tissues when conditions are right to seize
the day for growth or hold back under less opportune conditions. More study is needed to determine all of the cues that spark the intimate dialogue be...
Viral protein is an effective preventative against infection
... the nose, waiting for their chance to strike. When a child catches the flu, or another virus that causes an upper respiratory infection, the bacteria seize
the opportunity and migrate to the middle ear, causing a secondary infection. The new treatment would kill the bacteria before it had a chance to move...
PLoS ONE is launched by the Public Library of Science
...arks, "For those of us who have been engaged with PLoS from its conception, the launch of PLoS ONE is tremendously exciting;this is the moment when we seize
the full potential of the Internet to make communication of research findings an interactive and fully accessible process that gives greater value to ...
Knowledge of dendritic cells branches out
...ncers; and even autoimmune diseases.
Dendritic cells (or "DC" ) are specialised white blood cells that patrol the body, searching for infections. DC seize
and then internally break apart any infectiousorganisms that they find. These fragments are then presented on the waving branches or "dendrites" of th...
Two NIH initiatives launch intensive efforts to find roots of common diseases
...ound advances in disease prevention and treatment," Secretary Leavitt said. "These are the kinds of innovative efforts that we should support. We must seize
the historic opportunity provided by the Human Genome Project and the International HapMap Project, to speed up the discovery of the genetic causes of...
Envisat radar surveillance protects endangered prehistoric fish
...len Island, the operations centre on Reunion tracked the vessel for three days. The patrol boat fired a warning shot across its bow then boarded it to seize
an illegal catch of 60 tonnes of Patagonian toothfish.
"Usually the system is more dissuasive than repressive," Schwab concluded. "Today, illegal ...
Leprosy microbes lead scientists to immune discovery
... of defensive cells, macrophages, seek out and engulf the infectious bugs. The other group consists of dendritic, or "antigen-presenting" cells, which seize
distinctive pieces of the enemy and use them to "educate" and stir up a second immune response, known as "adaptive" immunity.
Until now, laboratory...
Seize in Biological Technology
New Seize the Day award available to Wisconsin entrepreneurs
MADISON - Entrepreneurs located in Wisconsin will have a shot at a new award for practical innovation at the second annual Wisconsin Entrepreneurs Conference, which the Wisconsin Technology Council and the Wisconsin Innovation Network will hold June 1 and 2 at the Hyatt Regency in Milwaukee.
Neogen Reports 16% Increase in Revenues
...e to the economic downturn. We continue to see a world of opportunity ahead for us, and we will continue to execute the growth strategies necessary to seize
For the first time in any fiscal year, Neogen's percentage of sales from international markets exceeded 40% of total reve...
PDI and The Medical Affairs Company Enter Exclusive Strategic Alliance
...ly competitive industry. "With our partnership, we each gain a more complete suite of field services, and that places us in an even better position to seize
growth opportunities. I am delighted that TMAC will be working alongside PDI, a nationally recognized, leading Contract Services Organization."
Global Financial Crisis Making Biotech Business Model Unsustainable, According to Ernst & Young
...ng Western firms.
"But these trends will also bring new market pressures -- from a higher bar on reimbursement to new sources of competition. To seize
the opportunities in these four drivers, companies need to be proactive," says Giovannetti. "Firms should understand how these trends impact them, pre...
Covance Decides to Pursue Its Original Preclinical Strategy in China
...ract research services in
"We expect China will become an attractive region for outsourced drug
development services over the longer-term. To seize
this opportunity, we
will pursue our original strategy to build our own world-class preclinical
facility in the region and aggressively compete as the...
Conference to Turn Scientists of Color into PA-Based Entrepreneurs Set for November
...roups of color in
It is through greater inclusion that Pennsylvania will be able to
harness its full human and fiscal potential and to seize
opportunities in the biosciences, said Bernard E. Anderson. The Wharton
School economist also chairs the advisory board of industry, academ...
Lorus Therapeutics Strengthens Its Senior Management Team Through Internal Promotions
...Aiping Young, Lorus' President and CEO.
"Their skills and knowledge will allow us to progress our novel anticancer
drugs towards commercialization and seize
emerging opportunities to
accelerate the growth of our business."
Lorus is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the research and
AIDS and tobacco are worldwide killers: Is bioscience doing enough to stop them?
...s the prospect for more stability at a time when the world sorely needs it. Bioscience can make life better for millions of people everywhere it must seize
the chance to do so.
Wisconsins Businesses Can Become Environmental Leaders
...of those energy users. Wisconsin businesses - rightly or wrongly- have been branded as the states worst polluters, but they now have an opportunity to seize
the environmental initiative by reducing significant amounts of electrical consumption (three 500-megawatt power plants) and reducing significant amou...
A Vote Against Free Trade is a Vote Against Wisconsins Long-Term Interests
... out the high ground of knowledge-based jobs.
Instead of erecting trade barriers to save jobs that probably cannot be saved, the United States must seize
opportunities to trade with the world. Its best for Wisconsin, too.