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Glaucoma: Silently Stealing Sight from Millions

As you read this sentence, you could be going blind and not know it. Silently, without symptoms, Glaucoma could be stealing your sight, and there is no cure//. January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, and the American Academy of Ophthalmology and its partner the American Glaucoma Society strongly ...

Old Age Isn't a Disease But Arthritis Is - Online Content From Morris Animal Foundation Helps Pet Owners Prevent and Treat Disease That Affects Thousands Each Year

... DENVER, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterinary researchers estimate that 20 percent of adult dogs suffer silently from osteoarthritis and 45 percent of cats endure arthritic pain. To educate pet owners about arthritis -- and ways to prevent and treat it -- Morris...

New study finds continued abstinence is key to increased survival from alcohol-related liver disease

...side is that up a quarter of people with alcohol-related cirrhosis die before they get the chance to stop drinking. Alcohol-related cirrhosis develops silently but usually presents with an episode of internal bleeding or jaundice - which is often fatal. The study, led by Dr Nick Sheron, senior lecturer at ...

World Glaucoma Day Set For March 12, 2009

...s occurs and can result in blindness. Early detection is the key to treating and halting the effects of glaucoma. "Because glaucoma strikes so silently and gradually, it is absolutely crucial to educate people about the value of early detection," said Robert Ritch, MD, professor and chief of glaucoma...

Wisconsin County Expands BIO-key(R) Mobile Data System

...nces and command and support vehicles, first responders can now communicate silently and securely with dispatchers and with each other. The Rock County Co...nd sensitive information with each other and with the Communications Center silently and securely. "Many jurisdictions like Rock County have discovered th...

New Drug-Free Solution for Insomnia

..., sound machines or natural supplements ineffective, help is on the way. Coherence Resources, Inc. is announcing the first sleep-assisting device that silently helps the user adjust his or her breathing rhythm to a pattern that delivers natural sleep. The NightWave(TM) Sleep Assistant facilitates a state of...

Studies Find Poor Indoor Air Quality Can Lead to Major Health Problems

... most affect health and aggravate allergy and asthma symptoms, moving clean and comfortable air throughout every room of the home, all while operating silently and out of sight. While the medical community acknowledges the benefits of clean air in the home, consumers often find themselves disappointed with ...

Better Hearing Institute Kicks Off the Across America Hearing Check Challenge for Better Hearing and Speech Month, Bringing Better Quality of Life Back to Millions of Americans

...search shows that hearing health affects everything from job performance to sexual intimacy. And when someone experiences unaddressed hearing loss, it silently erodes the sufferer's quality of life -- undermining family relationships, interfering with short-term memory, and creeping into virtually every aspec...

Toddlers Affected Most by Secondhand Smoke Exposure at Home

...ascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention. It has long been known that many forms of cardiovascular disease in adults are initiated and progress silently during childhood. Now researchers have found a young child's response to smoke may not just affect the respiratory system, but the cardiovascular syst...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Feb. 6, 2008

... difficulty translating new genetic knowledge into effective therapies. But fueled by new research tools and new genetic information, the field is silently moving forward. Notable successes include the development of Herceptin, a targeted therapy for breast cancer, and Gleevec, a treatment for lung cancer...
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Kronos Announces First Quarter Business Update and Financial Results

...logies has developed a new, proprietary air movement and purification system that utilizes state-of-the-art high voltage electronics and electrodes to silently move and clean air without any moving parts. Kronos is actively commercializing its technology for standalone and embedded products across multiple re...
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CytoFuge 2

Description:...ds. It's simple, understandable controls and new snap-seal Filter Concentrators make operation easier than ever before. Samples are processed quickly, silently and conveniently on any bench or in a safety cabinet. Results are consistent: easy to scan monolayer cell presentations of excellent morphologic detai...
Company:Iris Sample Processing (formerly StatSpin, Inc.)
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Nine Additional Virginia Law Enforcement Agencies Deploy BIO-key(R) and DaPro Systems Solution

...reless query and messaging solution and DaProSystems' Mobile FR field reporting tool on laptops in their patrol vehicles, officers can now communicate silently and securely with the dispatch center, query state and federal criminal justice databases, and complete and submit reports on-scene. Immediate access...

Nine Additional Virginia Law Enforcement Agencies Deploy BIO-key(R) and DaPro Systems Solution

...reless query and messaging solution and DaProSystems' Mobile FR field reporting tool on laptops in their patrol vehicles, officers can now communicate silently and securely with the dispatch center, query state and federal criminal justice databases, and complete and submit reports on-scene. Immediate access...

BIO-key(R) Mobile Data and Messaging Solutions Link Nebraska Law Enforcement Agencies

...erve as many as twenty-seven agencies across thirteen Nebraska counties. Officers from different departments will be able communicate with each other silently and securely in mutual aid situations, meeting the region's interoperability objective as required under the PSIC grant. The award also provide...

BBVA Foundation international study on attitudes to stem cell research

... Madrid, May 13, 2008.-Unlike most scientific and technological advances, which tend to take their place silently in society, biotechnology often finds itself the center of public debate and regulatory attention, due partly to the moral issues posed by many of its...

Female concave-eared frogs draw mates with ultrasonic calls

... Most female frogs dont call; most lack or have only rudimentary vocal cords. A typical female selects a mate from a chorus of males and then silently signals her beau. But the female concave-eared torrent frog, Odorrana tormota, has a more direct method of declaring her interest: She emits a high-p...

BIO-key(R) Showcasing Public Safety Solutions for BlackBerry Smartphones at 2008 LEIM Conference

...ion, allowing PocketCop users to receive dispatch information directly from the agency's computer-aided dispatch system and send status updates to CAD silently and securely. This scanner-proof automated feature minimizes radio communication between the dispatcher and the officer in the street, which is especi...

How alligators rock and roll

...the water, alligators dive, surface or roll sideways, even though they lack flippers or fins. University of Utah biologists discovered gators maneuver silently by using their diaphragm, pelvic, abdominal and rib muscles to shift their lungs like internal floatation devices: toward the tail when they dive, tow...

UD plant biologists uncover top wetland plant's hidden weapon

... Scientists at the University of Delaware have uncovered a hidden weapon that one of the most invasive wetland plants in the United States uses to silently and efficiently bump off its neighbors. The invasive strain of Phragmites australis, or common reed, believed to have originated in Eurasia, exudes...

Cardiologist's 'living chip' changes science of disease monitoring

...alth conditions, blood draws and diagnostic tests are commonplace in order to evaluate their condition. Often, though, chemical or physiologic changes silently cause damage that is not detected until much later. But what if in the future a tiny device, one the size of a nickel or significantly smaller, cou...

Pitt professor's theory of evolution gets boost from cell research

...mechanism, the authors explain, is this: Environmental upheaval causes genes to mutate, and those altered genes remain in a recessive state, spreading silently through the population until offspring appear with two copies of the new mutation and change suddenly, seemingly appearing out of thin air. Those chan...
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World Glaucoma Day Set for March 6th

...current worldwide estimates reveal that more than half of glaucoma sufferers do not even realize they have the disease. "Because glaucoma strikes so silently and gradually, it is absolutely crucial to educate people about the value of early detection," said Robert Ritch, MD, professor and chief of glaucoma ...

Masimo Corporation Given Approval to Market the Masimo Rad-57 Pulse CO-Oximeter in Japan

...ach year as a result of CO-poisoning and countless others suffer permanent brain, heart and organ damage. All too often CO-poisoning goes undiagnosed, silently robbing unsuspecting victims of precious health and life. The Masimo Rad-57 Pulse CO-Oximeter provides an easy and timely way to detect this deadly po...

Are we stingy on tsunami relief? Not when private giving is counted

...am will help? Rather, those thoughts were: Can I give to the Red Cross or CARE or some other worthy group? The answer to the latter question asked silently by millions of Americans has been gratifying. And the world has noticed. Even Aljazeera.net, the Arab-run news agency that gets first crack at al-...
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Natural selection

...ourly scrutinising, throughout the world, every variation, even the slightest; rejecting that which is bad, preserving and adding up all that is good; silently and insensibly working, whenever and wherever opportunity offers, at the improvement of each organic being in relation to its organic and inorganic co...
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