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Physicians "Get Smart" - Number of Docs Using Smartphones Surges to 64% in 2009

Physician smartphone adoption increased by 20% in the past year, Manhattan Research April 21 webinar will reveal the latest trends in physician media mix and use of technology New York, NY (PRWEB) April 14, 2009 -- In 2009, the number of physicians using smartphones sur...

Microwave treatments for enlarged prostate cause blood pressure surges

ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Many men who receive microwave therapy for enlarged prostates experience significant surges in blood pressure that could raise their risk of a heart attack or stroke, according to new research findings published recently in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The Mayo Clinic-led study ...

Hong Kong's Shopping Spree Surges On, and on

Just west of Hong Kong's bustling Tsim Sha Tsui tourist district, bamboo scaffolding stretches like a web over a swathe of reclaimed land surrounded by tower blocks. It's a seemingly unpromising piece of real estate, but by the end of this year should be home to a massive new complex devot...

Dabur India Q4 Profit Surges 31%

The Board of Directors of Dabur India Ltd (DIL) met here today to consider the audited financial results of the company for the quarter and the full year ending March 31, 2007. Dabur India Limited is one of Indias leading FMCG Companies. Building on a legacy of quality and experience for o...

Blood-Sugar Spikes Send Testosterone Levels Down

... Finding has implications for men with low levels of the hormone, experts say SATURDAY, June 13 (HealthDay News) -- Post-meal surges in blood sugar can cut a man's level of circulating testosterone by about a quarter, new research shows. The finding might help doctors decide to t...

Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2009 Revenue Increased 11% to a Record $111.6 Million and Earnings Per Share Increased 40% to $1.46

...n our balance sheet during the past year continues to validate our outsource business model, which provides flexibility during seasonal variations and surges in the incidence of cold and flu. During the quarter ended March 31, 2009, the Company repurchased 153,848 shares of its stock under the stock repurch...

Leading Cause of Stress to Military War Veterans Key Topic at 35th Advanced International Winter Symposium

...periods of deployment in addition to the stress of threats to their lives, which can trigger unwanted feelings. "Unwanted feelings can range from surges of anger to a feeling of hopelessness. Those who develop PTSD have an increased risk of developing co-occurring addictive disorders. Treatment range...

PA Governor Rendell Announces $94 Million Investment in Water Infrastructure

...ip received a $4 million loan and a $1.3 million grant to replace more than five miles of sewage collection lines and other facilities to eliminate surges that occur during wet weather and cause basement flooding in local homes. In addition, the project will allow a local dairy pasteurization and bottlin...

Sleep Apnea Seems to Wear Down the Brain

... Repeated blood flow changes may be at the root of higher stroke risk, study says THURSDAY, Jan. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Repeated surges and drops in blood pressure and blood flow in the brain might make people with sleep apnea more prone to have a stroke and die in their sleep, a new s...

Nature's Fury Makes South Most Dangerous Area in U.S.

...rricanes and earthquakes continue to go down, the researcher said. However, Cutter noted that "there are still quite a number of fatalities from storm surges -- people just don't understand the role of water and surging tide." The United States actually fares much better from natural hazards than other a...
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Microwave Treatments for Enlarged Prostate Cause Blood Pressure Surges

Monitoring, medication continuance needed to reduce cardiovascular risks ROCHESTER, Minn., April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many men who receive microwave therapy for enlarged prostates experience significant surges in blood pressure that could raise their risk of a heart attack or...

Agennix Initiates A Randomized Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Phase 2 Study of Oral Talactoferrin in Severe Sepsis

...nes originating from the gut is an important contributor to sepsis-induced morbidity and mortality. Talactoferrin modulates these gut-induced cytokine surges through its effects on the Gut Associated Lymphoid Tissue (GALT). In preclinical experiments, oral talactoferrin significantly reduced mortality from ...

Elixir Pharmaceuticals Announces Clinical Data at American Diabetes Association Conference Highlighting Ability of Glufast to Maintain Glycemic Control in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

...rate) monotherapy, or combination therapy with metformin, to manage glucose surges before and after meals. The data were published in the Abstract Book for th...s. Epidemiological studies have demonstrated uncontrolled post-meal glucose surges are associated with negative long-term health outcomes in diabetics. Gluf...
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Cruise Control

Description:...etween the phaco handpiece and aspiration tubing that captures nuclear material, enhances the safety and efficiency of phaco procedures by eliminating surges and stabilizing the anterior chamber....
Company:STAAR Surgical Company

ClearPlan (Clearblue) Easy Fertility Monitor

Features:... Proven to be 99% accurate in detecting LH surges in laboratory tests. More accurately identifies a greater number of fertile days than any other method. Unmistakably displays your personal level of...
Company:Unipath Diagnostics Inc.
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SIRT1 takes down tumors

...yl groups, which can inactivate the tumor suppressor p53. Yuan et al. determined SIRT1's effect on the transcription factor c-Myc, whose expression surges in many breast, colon, and liver cancers. The two proteins are tangled in a regulatory loop, the team found. c-Myc latched onto SIRT1's promoter, spur...

Study helps explain connection between sleep apnea, stroke and death

...rocess known as cerebral autoregulation. This study found that the repeated surges and drops in blood pressure and blood flow during numerous apnea episodes e... Identification is key Overall, the findings indicate that repeated surges and drops in blood pressure and low oxygen levels eventually impair the bod...

Trees won't stop tsunamis, scientists warn

...ng India concludes there is, as yet, no evidence that coastal tree belts can provide meaningful protection against a tsunami or, for that matter storm surges produced by cyclones, such as the surge that followed Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar early this year which killed over 150,000 people. As a result it wo...

USGS Science Picks

...sing near or through the community of Dry Bay in the United States. Glacier surges tend to last 1𔃀 years, and Tweedsmuir surges every couple of decades, but this surge is stronger than previous ones. Thi...

Most US organizations not adapting to climate change

...ing speeds of up to 135 mph, and its flood maps that are based on historical data and not on climate change modeling data. Increases in sea levels and surges associated with severe storms would likely inundate Kennedy Airport and lower Manhattan, including the subway entrances and tunnels into Manhattan. ...

Story tips from the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, September 2007

...earchers are developing new designer materials and manufacturing processes that will offer improvements over todays dielectrics, used to prevent power surges and offer protection at high voltage generation and transmission sites. In a recent paper published by the Institute of Physics, Enis Tuncer of the Ap...

Scientists crack rhino horn riddle

...al student in biological sciences and lead author on the study. The study also found that the melanin and calcium patches appear in yearly growth surges but the effects of temperature, diet and stress on the growth are still unknown. The results of the horn growth study may be of interest to conservati...

Edge density key to controlling gypsy moth spread

...n the populated area), to reduce the number of dispersers to below the donor threshold." This would decrease edge populations and prevent the periodic surges of growth that expand the territory. Other invading species may also exhibit pulsed spreading. If researchers can determine that the Allee effect ...
Surges in Biological Technology

One year after the 2003 blackout: Is Wisconsin prepared?

... On Aug. 13 and 14, 2003, the United States was hit with the largest blackout in its history. Wild power surges and transmission failures exposed holes in the grid that were previously unknown. Its business as usual for Wisconsin power companies, now that prepar...
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