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Coastal Contacts Helps Students Set Sights on Good Grades with $19.95 Glasses

Coastal Contacts, the world's largest online retailer of contact lenses and eyeglasses, launches their Back-To-School Kids Glasses Deals, aiming to help kids and teens in need of vision correction to afford eyeglasses for the new school year. Vancouver, BC (Vocus) Augus...

Twin Sisters Set Their Sights On Biathlon Gold At The 2010 Winter Games

Identical twins, Tracy and Lanny Barnes are ranked among the top competitors in the world for Biathlon competitions. As former Olympians, they're striving to grab the gold at the 2010 Winter Games to be held in Vancouver, Canada. Lanny and Tracy are crediting Sinus Buster, a natural nasal spray m...

Texas Racers Take a Deep Breath and Set Their Sights for the Heights

First-ever competitive stairclimb events planned in Houston and Dallas to benefit the American Lung Association ST. LOUIS, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Get ready for some heavy breathing and heart-pounding action. Energizer and the American Lung Association are bringing the first-ever...

Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Sets Sights on Raising Awareness

New president/CEO announces timely goals for established foundation WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Several high-profile cancers are infamous for being silent killers - but they are not the only cancers that catch victims by surprise. Carcinoid cancer can go undetected for many ye...

Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Bid salutes Caribana

...Ontario Minister of Health Promotion. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090801/CBSA01 ) "Toronto comes alive with the sights and sounds of Caribbean Carnival this weekend," says Ontario Minister of Health Promotion, Margarett Best. "We look forward to seeing Toronto come ali...

Red Cross Leader Describes First-Year Triumphs, Challenges

...mbination of tactics from good old-fashioned community outreach to digital media," the Red Cross leader said. "We learned that the key was to set our sights high and try lots of different approaches", adding that these techniques had yielded $95 million in cash and $15 million in in-kind donations, surpass...

Teaming Up to Tackle a Deadly Cancer

... Family bonds, dedicated scientists set their sights on the bone malignancy chordoma THURSDAY, July 16 (HealthDay Ne... met two young people with the disease. Both have since died. Daniel's sights are set on the future. And he's hoping that researchers will learn to under...

Can a Contact Lens Cure Nearsightedness? Five-Year Clinical Study Testing Corneal Reshaping Therapy as Possible Method to Arrest Myopia

...itial results from the SMART Trial (Stabilization of Myopia by Accelerated Reshaping Technique). The clinical study, which has 10 investigational sights located throughout the United States, has enrolled approximately 300 subjects aged 8 to 14 to determine if wearing corneal reshaping contact lenses on...

GoldenAgeMedical.Com Announces National TV Campaign

...s at affiliate marketing and traditional web promotion and will be carefully measuring how effective each method is. GoldenAgeMedical.Com has set its sights on capturing 20% of the incontinence products market by January, 2010. For additional information on GoldenAgeMedical.Com's TV advertising campai...

The Healthcare Scoop Community Says 'Eye Care'

... safety. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) June 29, 2009 -- Stop squinting…proper eye care and safety can help enhance all the sights of summer, including this Fourth of July's fireworks displays in all their brilliance and clarity. The Healthcare Scoop , in recognition of Natio...

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Innocoll Announces Dosing of First Patient in Second US Phase 3 Clinical Trial to Investigate CollaRx(R) GENTAMICIN SURGICAL IMPLANT for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infections

...ket represents an excellent commercial opportunity and value proposition for our shareholders. With the commencement of this second phase 3 trial, our sights are now well and truly set on NDA filing once these trials are complete." About Innocoll, Inc. Innocoll is a privately held, specialty pharmaceuti...

Fragile X, Down Syndromes Linked to Faulty Brain Communication, Stanford Researcher Finds

...uch as enlarged ears and a long face, and such behavioral problems as attention deficit disorder, speech disturbances and unusual responses to various sights or sounds. Although it's not known why, about one-third of people with Fragile X also develop autism--a much higher percentage than in the general pop...
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VIKING Coronary Guide Catheter

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..... Provides international aquatic safety consulting. But Albert Ellis has gotten my attention! ... In junior high school Ellis set his sights on becoming the Great American Novelist. ... Music. Having Fun CD. Celtic Morning Single. I Love You Single. Music Sample. album. Having Fun. Let ...

Anosmia

...the Material Safety Data Sheet HyperGlossary at ILPI. ... Anosmia Foundation of Canada has lots of useful information. ... Smells are surer than sights and sounds to make your heart-strings ... They provided only a diagnosis— anosmia —the medical term for "you can't smell anything. ... Informa...
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ORNL, Southern Cal set sights on preventing blindness

Blindness in millions of people with diseases that starve eye tissue and nerves of oxygen might be averted with a procedure being developed by researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the University of Southern California and the University of Tennessee. The technique uses a new class of s...

Nanoscale Diagnostic Sets Sights on Alzheimer's

Using their novel bio-bar-code amplification (BCA) technology, researchers analyzing fluid from around the brain and spinal cord have detected a protein linked in recent studies to Alzheimer's disease. Interesting application Read more about the bio-bar-code technology : - Gold nanoparticle...

World-class innovation through international cooperation

...eld on July 6-7, 2009, at Maritim Hotel & International Congress Center in Dresden, situated in the heart of the city, only a few steps away from most sights of Dresden. The conference will address the current and future opportunities and challenges for Europe's global competitiveness and the potential of...

Tobacco makes medicine

...nt type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM), in combination with other auto-antigens associated with the disease. The team has a particular auto-antigen in its sights the 65-kDa isoform of the enzyme glutamic acid decarboxylase (GAD65) which they have also produced in transgenic tobacco plants. According to Pez...

Behind closed eyes

...ew research at the Institute has now revealed details of that activity, explaining why, even though our sense centers are working, we don't experience sights or sounds when there's nothing coming in through our sensory organs. The previous studies of Prof. Rafael Malach and research student Yuval Nir of...

Newly identified gene powerful predictor of colon cancer metastasis

...ng pathway, tumor cells proliferate much faster, get rid of their ties within the cellular tissue, and eventually settle down as metastasis at various sights throughout the body far from the original tumor. High MACC1 Levels Higher Risk for Metastasis The researchers discovered the MACC1 gene by...

Brewing a blast-less fertilizer

...moother bourbon, he tells us. Funded by the University of Kentucky and the Homeland Securitys Science & Technology Directorate (S&T), Taulbee sets his sights on something far more sinister. Darrell Taulbee putters with this stuff to make sure another Oklahoma bombing never happens again. It was commo...

Dopamine used to prompt nerve tissue to regrow

...material with dopamine may have a better chance to successfully repair damaged nerves. The success of dopamine has encouraged the team to set its sights on other neurotransmitters. "Dopamine was a good starting point, but we are looking into other neurotransmitters as well," Wang said. The te...

Everything in its place: Researchers identify brain cells used to categorize images

...tead, most categories such as these are learned through experience. Categories are a cornerstone of complex behavior, because they give meaning to the sights and sounds around us. For example, if you are told that a new electronic gadget is a telephone, this instantly provides a great deal of information ab...

Anti-cancer drugs may hold promise for premature aging disorder

...ting in the Howard Hughes Medical Institute/NIH (HHMI/NIH) Research Scholars Program. In July 2004, he joined Dr. Collins' lab and immediately set his sights on understanding the molecular basis of progeria. "What really interested me in this research in the first place were the potential links to aging ...

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Following a Record Year in 2008 Gerresheimer Again Sets its Sights on Substantial Growth in 2009

DUSSELDORF, Germany, February 17 /PRNewswire/ -- - Sales Grow by 10.7% to EUR1.06bn - Adjusted Earnings per Share Improves by 36.6% From EUR1.34 Euro to EUR1.83 - Adjusted EBITDA Margin Rises From 19.0 to 19.5% - CEO Dr. Axel Herberg: "Following the record year in 200...

Carrington Settles Lawsuit, Sets Sights On Future

IRVING, Texas, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Carrington Laboratories, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CARN) today announced the settlement of a lawsuit filed in February 2007 by Glamorpuss, Inc. The value of the settlement was not disclosed. Carrington maintains its position and denies any wrongd...

Successful Wisconsin VC sets sights on data integration and mass storage

Trevor D'Souza finds treasures in decidedly unromantic spots like little beige offices and IT industry conferences. A managing director at Milwaukee-based private equity firm Mason Wells , he is the sleuthing type. And though Mason Wells typically devotes its IT venture capital to unknown start...

Minneapolis company sets sights on southern Wisconsin

MINNEAPOLIS - Southern Wisconsin's biotech infrastructure has prompted a Minnesota company to consider crossing state lines to develop an operating facility that could employ approximately 200 people. Excorp Medical Inc., is looking to the southern tier of Wisconsin to manufacture systems us...

AT&T should set sights higher than repackaging DSL with Project Lightspeed

Are cable franchise agreements needed for AT&T to move forward on its deployment of Project Lightspeed? If you're going to go through all this redeployment, AT&T should be setting its sights higher on real broadband and long-term capabilities. Providing another flavor of DSL is shortsighted. ...

Biotech firm has strokes, Alzheimer's in its sights

Madison, Wis. - While much of the attention paid to Quincy Bioscience centers on the compound it is developing from jellyfish, it is the company's emerging business model that may put other medical treatments 25,000 leagues under the sea. Quincy Bioscience is based in Madison's University R...

Winning University of Melbourne Ph.D. research boosts the search for sensitive sensors

...international examiner described his work "as one of the best studies I have ever seen". Dr Gomez, an international student from Venezuela, set his sights on studying at Melbourne because of the international reputation of his supervisor Professor Paul Mulvaney. His Chancellor's Prize for Science and...

Addrenex Pharmaceuticals Licenses New Compound to Sciele Pharma for the Treatment of Hypertension and Other Potential Indications

... DURHAM, N.C., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Two years after Addrenex Pharmaceuticals set it sights on building a new class of drugs to regulate "adrenergic excess," the small Durham company has signed its second major deal with Sciele Pharma, this t...

Fate Therapeutics Taps Successful Biotech CEOs Paul Grayson and John Mendlein for Leadership Team

... New President/CEO and Executive Chairman Set sights on Expanding Therapeutic Horizons of Revolutionary Approaches to Adult Stem Cell Biology BOSTON, SAN DIEGO, SAN FRANCISCO and SEATTLE, May 14 /PRNew...

Actavis Receives Approval for Irinotecan Hydrochloride Injection; Extends US Portfolio with First Injectable Product

...istration, said: "The launch of Irinotecan marks the expansion of Actavis' US portfolio into the injectable pharmaceuticals arena. Actavis has set its sights firmly on the hospital sector and currently has around 300 pending applications worldwide for injectable medicines. Furthermore, Actavis' ambitious pi...

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