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Two New Reports Highlight Stalled Progress Against Diarrheal Disease: Nearly 1.6 Million Children Die Each Year From These Preventable and Treatable Diseases

Call to Action demonstrates commitment to combating a leading killer of children worldwide WASHINGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PATH and WaterAid America released two new reports today that show that the international aid community and developing-country governments are not respondi...

Downgraded Tier Positions and Step Therapy Restrictions Have Stalled Exforge's and Tekturna's Growth in The Hypertension Drug Market

MCO Pharmacy Directors Favor Individual, Generic Drugs Versus Newer Single-Pill Fixed Combination Brands, According to a New Report from HealthLeaders-InterStudy NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy, a leading provider of managed care market intelligence, f...

Patience during stalled labor can avoid many C-sections, UCSF study shows

Pregnant women whose labor stalls while in the active phase of childbirth can reduce health risks to themselves and their infants by waiting out the delivery process for an extra two hours, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco. By doing so, obs...

Trust for America's Health Releases Report on Connection between Women's Health and Stalled Infant Mortality Rates

Deteriorating Health among Women is Leading Factor, Low-Income and Minority Babies Most At-Risk WASHINGTON, June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trust for America's Health (TFAH) released a report today, Healthy Women, Healthy Babies, in conjunction with the release of the Annie E. Casey Found...

Surgeries Stalled For Fear Of CJD Outbreak

All surgeries and procedures in a hospital of London Health Sciences Centre University at London, Ontario, are currently being rescheduled. A patient on whom brain// surgery was performed on Nov 30 is said to be potentially affected with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease of the classical type. Creutzfe...

New Research Suggests Most Are Willing to Make Tradeoffs and Would Embrace Comprehensive Health Care Reform

...y, its implementation. In 1993, the Clinton Administration's health reform plan enjoyed a 71 percent approval rating early on, but legislation quickly stalled and that rating slipped to less than 40 percent, suggesting that opposition easily swayed a public that had not yet worked through the issues and reac...

Delaying Health Care Reform is U-N-A-C-C-E-P-T-A-B-L-E!

...ill hold three (3) rallies this week to urge Congress to pass comprehensive health care reform. Concerned that the health care reform debate is being stalled because of partisanship and political infighting, the campaign seeks to give voice to the millions of uninsured and underinsured Americans who suffer ...

Consumer Watchdog Praises Insurance Commissioner Poizner for Health Insurance 'Rescission' Rules, Pans Schwarzenegger Administration for Failure to Regulate HMOs

...ncy regulates their insurer." In a letter today to DMHC Director Cindy Ehnes, Consumer Watchdog called on the regulator to immediately revive the stalled rules. In the letter, Consumer Watchdog wrote: "It has been over two years since the [DMHC] granted Consumer Watchdog's rulemaking petition...Ho...

New American Lung Association Report Reveals States Failing to Enact Lifesaving Tobacco Control Policies

...cco control laws as they take effect. "Unfortunately, the significant momentum previously achieved with the passage of smokefree workplace laws stalled during 2008," said Stephen J. Nolan , American Lung Association National Board Chair. "Only two states joined the American Lung Association's Smok...

Vince Papale and Eagles Fly for Leukemia Tee Up for a Cure at May 4, 2009 Celebrity Golf Classic and Auction

...rvive five years or longer. But according to data from the Nemours Center for Childhood Cancer Research, the cure rate for childhood leukemia has stalled since 2004. Not much progress has been made, because new approaches and new drugs are needed. Eagles Fly for Leukemia is tackling that issue wit...
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Derma Sciences' MEDIHONEY(TM) Proven to Speed Healing in Stalled Leg Ulcers

Randomized controlled study finds significant healing and anti-infective benefits, providing hope for patients and caregivers PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Derma Sciences, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DSCI) announced today that its key product, MEDIHONEY(TM) Wound &...
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Bright M3500 Microtome

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Building memories with actin

...nt, in turn, implicates signaling cascades headed by GTPases, such as the RhoA-ROCK and Rac-PAK pathways. The researchers showed that a ROCK inhibitor stalled actin polymerization and resulted in a short-lived LTP. A Rac-blocking compound had no effect. That doesn't mean the Rac-PAK pathway isn't involved...

Telomeres resemble DNA fragile sites

...of replication across individual DNA molecules the first time this technique has been used to study telomeres. In the absence of TRF1, the fork often stalled for a considerable amount of time. The only other known replication problem posed by telomeres was solved in 1985 when it was shown that the enzyme...

The downside of microtubule stability

... stalled microtubules might be responsible for some cases of the neurological disorder Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease, Tanabe and Takei report in the June 1...

Biologists discover link between CGG repeats in DNA and neurological disorders

...s. The researchers found that short triplets do not cause any problems. When the repeats got longer, however, the replication machinery got jammed and stalled in both systems. Thus, replication stalling likely accounts for the chromosomal fragility. They believe that this stalling is due to the formation of ...

NC State finds new nanomaterial could be breakthrough for implantable medical devices

... Narayan adds that this could be a major advance for the development of kidney dialysis membranes and other medical devices whose development has been stalled by poor compatibility with human tissues. Narayan was also the lead researcher on the team that first developed these new materials. ...

Perspective: Policies must keep pace with genetic progress

...rapidly coming to seem essential to Americans' ability to make the most of the much-anticipated era of personalized medicine." After spending years stalled in committees, GINA finally passed the House and Senate this spring with overwhelming bipartisan support, and was signed into law by President Bush on...

Environmental setting of human migrations in the circum-Pacific Region

...elanesia, extending northward to eastern Russia and Japan by 37,000 years BP. The northward push of modern humans along the eastern coast of Asia stalled north of 43 N latitude, probably due to the inability of the populations to adjust to cold waters and tundra/steppe vegetation. The ensuing cold and...

Weizmann Institute scientists discover a molecular security mechanism for keeping mutations in check

...d to the damage and causes p21 to be created. The p21 then acts as a sort of facilitator, helping to fasten the proper ubiquitin in place and clearing stalled DNA polymerase out of the way so its replacement can get to work. Thus, these two proteins manage to help the body's cells maintain a crucial balance,...

Neurons find their place in the developing nervous system with the help of a sticky molecule

...d O'Leary examined the neocortex a few days later when the mice were born, they discovered that nearly all neurons containing the interfering RNA were stalled in aberrant deeper locations, indicating that loss of MDGA1 protein had stymied their attempt to travel the full distance to layer 2/3 and supporting ...

Discovering the first steps in transcription-coupled repair

... nature of the problem we first needed to know how stalled RNAPII is recognized." The protein CSB, which i... kind of Cockayne Syndrome, was known to recognize stalled RNAPII; CSB was presumed to be involved in initiat...that XPG and CSB must work together in recognizing stalled RNAPII. The researchers learned that these protein...
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Humanitarian Offers $75 Million for Single Dose Sterilization of Cats and Dogs

...researchers have been on the verge of discovering pet contraceptives and non-surgical sterilants for years, but a lack of funding has kept these ideas stalled in the early stages of research. New scientific breakthroughs in other healthcare fields may offer promise when applied to this goal. The Michelson Pr...

Derma Sciences MEDIHONEY(TM) Helps to Save Patient's Limb

...opted into the formularies of very prestigious facilities, such as Georgetown. Second, the product is being widely used as a first-line of defense for stalled wounds, meaning wounds that have not progressed with standard therapy. Given that almost one-half of all chronic wounds will not progress with standar...

Legislature adopts one tech bill, leaves two others twisting

...kee was doomed by legislative divisions over embryonic stem cell research, and a measure creating an education tax credit for continuing education has stalled due to its price tag. Neither bill even made it to the floor. Professorial pursuits This session's legislative milestones thus far include tec...

Joint Finance blocks Doyle ethanol measure

...similar reaction to the committee's objections. "It's another action that impedes the growth of renewables in Wisconsin," he said. The committee stalled action to provide $335,000 to fund projects under the Promoting Our Wisconsin Energy Resources (POWER) Initiative announced by Doyle in March. The p...

Doyle seeks $2.5M for biomedical alliance

...$2 million and retaining $500,000. Subsequently, State Senator Ted Kanavas , R-Brookfield, introduced a bill to restore the $2 million, but that bill stalled in the Joint Committee on Finance . During this period, the partisan debate over stem cells loomed over the BTA, and Doyle's latest move has reint...

Biomedical Alliance about more than stem cells

...kee . Beyond stem cells Doyle's admonition makes some sense, given that a different funding request for the Biomedical Technology Alliance was stalled by an anti-stem cell amendment earlier this year. Predictably, that's what wound up in the headlines. But here's the rub: There is no human embryonic ...

In a fast-paced economy, lawmakers must pick up speed

... Madison, Wis . - For reasons that may be as innocent as a choked calendar, legislative progress has stalled on a bill that would trade Wisconsin's city-by-city regulation of the cable television industry for statewide video franchises. The bill, which would ...
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