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Indian Sanitation Innovator and Social Reformer Awarded 2009 Stockholm Water Prize

STOCKHOLM, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of Sulabh Sanitation Movement in India, has been named the 2009 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/siwi/37595/ As the Founder of the ...

Education and progress at the 24th Annual EAU Congress in Stockholm

March 2009 - The Education Office of the European Association of Urology is very proud to present the first edition of Education & Progress, to be held during the 24th Annual EAU Congress in Stockholm from 18 to 20 March. Education & Progress presents notable technological innovations in urologica...

EAU TV goes 'live' at 24th Annual EAU Congress in Stockholm

Arnhem, March 2009 - At the forthcoming 24th Annual EAU Congress in Stockholm (SE), the EAU will broadcast news recorded onsite in the EAU TV Studio. A first in the organisation's annual congresses, EAU TV webcasts will be posted on the EAU websites and broadcasted live in the EAU TV area at the c...

Annual Congress European Association of Urology: highlights in Stockholm

The 24th Annual Congress of the European Association of Urology (EAU) will be held from 17 to 21 March 2009 in the Stockholm International Fairs (SE). The scientific programme covers the whole range of the urological field. From 'Bladder Unlimited' to 'The art of ageing'; it will all be discussed ...

OpenMED Nominated For Stockholm Challenge 2006 Award

OpenMED, an open access Internet archive for research works on medical and allied sciences that is hosted by an Indian government body, has been nominated as a finalist for the prestigious Stockholm Challenge 2006 award. // Backed by the National Informatics Centre, OpenMED allows authors and...

Gapminder's Hans Rosling Brings Poverty, Health Data to Life at Wilson Center

...echnology summit TED: http://tinyurl.com/hansroslingted Rosling is a professor of international health at the Karolinska Institutet in stockholm and director of the Gapminder Foundation, which developed Trendalyzer. While serving as a district medical officer in northern Mozambique from 1979-19...

IBM and Salerno Cooperate to Develop a Smarter City

...istration and private companies." Elsewhere, IBM is working with many other authorities on smarter systems. The cities of Singapore, Brisbane and stockholm are all working to reduce both congestion and pollution through intelligent transport solutions. These solutions and many more are making a real impac...

Karolinska Institutet Awards Honorary Degree to Feinstein Institute CEO Kevin J. Tracey, MD

...M, Sweden, May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Karolinska Institutet in stockholm today awarded an honorary post-doctoral degree to Kevin J. Tracey, MD, dire...e Karolinska's Board of Research. Others honored today by the Karolinska at stockholm City Hall were Hakan Mogren, one of Sweden's most prominent figures within ...

The cardiovascular benefits of daily exercise in school children are evident even after 1 year

... "So it was well controlled," says Dr Walther, "with the teachers making sure that the programme was followed." The first results presented here in stockholm already show significant benefits for those in the daily exercise groups: in just one year the proportion of overweight and obese children decreased f...

30-year follow-up study: 'Tremendous' impact of smoking on mortality and cardiovascular disease

...way. Smoking, say the investigators, is "strongly" related to cardiovascular morbidity and mortality from various causes. The results, presented in stockholm at EuroPRevent 2009, reflect what many other studies have indicated, but, says investigator Professor Haakon Meyer from the University of Oslo and Nor...
Stockholm in Medical Technology

Diamyd(R) Study Published in Prestigious New England Journal of Medicine

...licensed the use of GAD for the treatment of Parkinson's disease. Diamyd Medical has offices in Sweden and in the US. The share is quoted on the OMX stockholm Nordic Exchange (ticker: DIAM B) and on OTCQX in the US (ticker: DMYDY) administered by the Pink Sheets and the Bank of New York (PAL). Further inform...

Athera Biotechnologies and Dyax Announce a Collaboration to Discover and Develop Antibodies for Cardiovascular Inflammation

... role of phospholipid antibodies (aPL) in the inflammatory process of cardiovascular disease. Athera is based in Karolinska Institutet Science Park in stockholm and main investors include Karolinska Development and Baltic Sea Foundation. Athera is a major partner in the highly ranked EU-project CVDIMMUNE lead ...

Algeta Reports Positive Headline Phase II Data on Pain Palliation With Alpharadin

...e submitted for publication in a peer-reviewed journal. The principal investigator of the study Professor Sten Nilsson at the Karolinska Hospital in stockholm said: "These results showing the beneficial impact of Alpharadin in terms of pain palliation are important, as improved quality of life, alongside inc...

Stroke Study Reveals a Key Target For Improving Treatment

...nd the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research (LICR) stockholm Branch at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Swed...e team at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research stockholm Branch at Karolinska Institutet, comments, "Our re...olleagues at the Karolinska University Hospital in stockholm we are now rapidly continuing to explore this exci...

New Roche Data to be Presented at ASCO Offers Further Hope for Cancer Patients

...rences: 1. Wilking N and Jonsson B. A Pan-European comparison regarding patient access to cancer drugs. Karolinska Institute in collaboration with stockholm School of Economics, Stockholm, Sweden, 2005 2. World Health Organisation (WHO) 2003. http://www.who.int/mediacentre/releases/2003/pr27/en/ 3. ...

Diamyd Updates Gene Therapy Program and Outlines Plans for Phase I Clinical Trial for Treatment of Cancer Pain

...kholm, Sweden and Pittsburgh, PA. The Diamyd Medical share is quoted on the stockholm Nordic Exchange in Sweden (NOMX ticker: DIAM B) and on the OTCQX-list in th...able at http://www.diamyd.com . For further information, please contact: stockholm office Anders Essen-Moller CEO and President +46 8 661 0026 investor.re...

Revolutionary Immunologic Data Explains Function of Diamyd Diabetes Vaccine

... for chronic pain, e.g., diabetes pain or cancer pain. All projects in this field are currently in preclinical phases. Diamyd Medical has offices in stockholm (Sweden) and in Pittsburgh (USA). The Diamyd Medical share is quoted on the Stockholm Nordic Exchange in Sweden (ticker symbol: DIAM B) and on the OTC...

Cogane Data Presented at ‘11th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Disorders’

..., New York, Bahrain, Beijing, Boston, Cape Town, Chicago, Dubai, Dublin, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, Manchester, Moscow, Paris, San Francisco, stockholm and Washington. ...

MGI Pharma Summarizes Data Presented at the 2007 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting

..., New York, Bahrain, Beijing, Boston, Cape Town, Chicago, Dubai, Dublin, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, Manchester, Moscow, Paris, San Francisco, stockholm and Washington. ...

Karo Bio Announces Sucessfule Phase II Results of KB2115

...ical companies and one biotech collaboration for development of innovative therapies for the treatment of common diseases. Karo Bio is listed on the stockholm Stock Exchange since 1998 (Reuters: KARO.ST). This press release is also available online at: www...

Researchers at Stockholm University awarded the Descartes prize

Prestigious prize for European collaboration on climate research goes to researchers at Stockholm Universitys Department of Physical Geography and Quaternary Geology. The multinational European project, EPICA (European Project for Ice Coring in Antarctica), is one of this years winners of the D...

SETAC Europe addresses global ecosystem health in Gothenburg

... from across the globe are scheduled daily to present a broad range of topics: Sunday 31 May, Christina Rudn from the Royal Institute of Technology in stockholm will discuss "Risk assessment for a sustainable chemical use - Within REACH, and beyond"; Monday 1 June Tom Hutchinson from the Plymouth Marine Labora...

Better water use could reduce future food crises

...uld be significantly reduced, say researchers from stockholm Resilience Centre at stockholm University, stockholm Environment Institute and Potsdam Institute for Cl...

'Super reefs' fend off climate change, study says

...s Salaam's Department of Fisheries Science and Aquaculture, and Saleh A.S. Yahna of the University of Dar es Salaam's Institute of Marine Sciences and stockholm University's Department of Zoology. The study found that Tanzania's corals recovered rapidly from the 1998 bleaching event that had wiped out up t...

Time record of marine species formation in the Baltic Sea

... In 2005 researchers at the University of Gothenburg and stockholm University discovered a new species of seaweed. The species, which was named Fucus radicans , evolved from a bladder wrack (Fucus vesiculosus) ancest...

Coffee cultivation good for diversity in agrarian settlements but not in forests

...y is negative. This is shown by researchers at the Department of Botany, stockholm University, in Sweden, who recently published two articles about the role o...Researchers Kristoffer Hylander and Aaron Gove at the Department of Botany, stockholm University, working with colleagues in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, recently publ...

TXOTX, coordinated international project to contribute to sustainability of the marine resources

...oject coordinated by AZTI-Tecnalia are Cefas and Imperial College from England, the Instituto de Fomento Pesquero (IFOP) from Chile, the University of stockholm in Sweden, the University of Cape Town in South Africa, NFDS-Africa from Botswana, the Fisheries Authority of Seychelles, the INRH Institute in Morocc...

UAF researchers to present at AGU press briefing

...rina Pipko, Viktor Karnaukh, Alexander Charkin, Denis Kosmach, Nina Bel'cheva, Svetlana Pugach, Nina Savelieva, Vladimir Iosoupov, Valentin Sergienko; stockholm University: Orjan Gustafsson, Per Andersson, Jorien Vonk, Laura Sanchez-Garcia, Christoph Humborg, Vanja Alling; Gotheburg University: Leif Anderson, ...

First trial in patients with a potential treatment of the incurable ALS muscle disease

... Leuven (Belgium), stockholm (Sweden) Permission has been granted to start the first safety and tolerability trial on patients for a remedy for ALS. ALS is an incurable, paralyzi...

Networks of small habitat patches can preserve urban biodiversity

...Erik Andersson and Dr. rjan Bodin at the Department of Systems Ecology, and stockholm Resilience Centre, both at stockholm University, is unique in the sense that they empirically test and verify an...
Stockholm in Biological Technology

Sigma-Aldrich and Atlas Antibodies Announce 2,300 New, Highly Validated Prestige Antibodies(RM)

...ounded in 2006 by researchers at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in stockholm and the Rudbeck Laboratory, Uppsala University in Uppsala, Sweden. Atlas ... tissue microarrays. The Human Proteome Resource (HPR) Center is located in stockholm and Uppsala, Sweden and is running the Swedish Human Protein Atlas (HPA) pr...

Internet can warn of ecological changes

...ng system for potential ecological disasters, according to researchers from stockholm Resilience Centre at stockholm University and the University of East Anglia. Ecosystem services such as ...

Palomar and Q-MED AB Terminate International Distribution Agreement

...smetic treatments, today announced the termination of its international distribution agreement with the Swedish company Q-MED AB (OMX Nordic Exchange, stockholm Mid Cap:QMED), a leading biotech/medical device company based in Uppsala, Sweden. The international distribution agreement was originally entered int...

AstraZeneca Nobel Medicine Initiative to Increase Interest in the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

...bution, publishing and events. The Nobel Program portfolio comprises a number of documentaries and TV-productions: The Nobel Prize Award Ceremonies in stockholm and Oslo, The Nobel Banquet, Nobel Documentaries, Nobel Minds, Nobel Highlights and the Nobel Prize Concert. These programs are distributed in Sweden ...

33rd ESMO Congress in Stockholm, 12-16 September 2008

...as highlighted stark disparities in access to the latest cancer drugs across European Union nations. Dr. Nils Wilking from the Karolinska Institute in stockholm gathered data on the sales of newer drugs per inhabitant of each country provided by pharmaceutical industry consultants IMS Health. His group's focus...

Athera Biotechnology Founder Johan Frostegard and His Colleagues Win NACB Distinguished Abstract Award at AACC 2008

... role of phospholipid antibodies (aPL) in the inflammatory process of cardiovascular disease. Athera is based in Karolinska Institutet Science Park in stockholm and main investors include Karolinska Development and Baltic Sea Foundation. Athera is also a major partner in the highly ranked EU-project CVDIMMUNE ...

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Provid Pharmaceuticals Announce Collaboration on Treatment for Acute Myelogenous Leukemia

...technology transfer teams, venture investors, pharma and biotech portfolio management groups. The company has a strategic alliance with iNovacia AB in stockholm that extends drug discovery capabilities via assay development, screening, and biophysical characterization. For more information, see http://www.pro...

Diamyd Strengthens Financial Position and Executes a Fully Subscribed Direct Placement

...from a position of strength. I am warmly welcoming our new shareholders." stockholm Corporate Finance has been financial advisor to Diamyd regarding the issue....Medical has offices in Sweden and in the US. The share is quoted on the OMX stockholm Nordic Exchange (ticker: DIAM B) and on OTCQX in the US (ticker: DMYDY) adm...

Biotage Launches New 24 Well Pyrosequencing(R) System

...many and several other European countries. Biotage has 336 employees and had sales of 496,4 MSEK in 2007. Biotage is listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange stockholm AB. Website: http://www.biotage.com Contact: Jakob Lindmark VP Sales and Marketing for Biosystems Tel: +46-706-566022 Jakob.lindmark@eu.bio...

FDA Grants Market Clearance to Aerocrine Inc.'s NIOX MINO(R): a New Hand-Held Device to Measure Airway Inflammation in Asthma

...tory airway diseases such as asthma. Aerocrine is based in Sweden with subsidiaries in the US, Germany and the UK. Aerocrine shares were listed on the stockholm Stock Exchange on 15 June 2007. Aerocrine may be required to disclose the information provided herein pursuant to the Securities Markets Act. The in...
Stockholm in Biological Definition

Culture

... United Kingdom Scotland Wales United States Contemporary local cultures Culture of New York City Culture of stockholm Culture of Sydney Other contemporary cultures Cassette culture Deaf culture Esperanto culture Hacker culture Queer c...

Malaria

...n areas where the mosquitoes are not already DDT-resistant, is also effective. This public health use of small amounts of DDT is allowed for in the stockholm Convention on persistent organic pollutants (POPs) which prohibits the agricultural use of DDT [5] for large-scale field spraying. DDT controv...
Stockholm in Biological Dictionary

Pseudoknot

...revealed ... retroviruses by binding to the pseudoknot at this site and blocking these ... ... Rfam alignment (UPSK RNA) with a pseudoknot in stockholm format is shown below: ... characters from the English alphabet indicate pseudoknot interactions. ... ... work has suggested that the pseudoknot...
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