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ApothecaryRx Provides Exit Strategy for Boomer Pharmacy Businesses; Sustains Service and Communication Structure of Community Pharmacies to Improve Drug Compliance, Reduce Drug Errors

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Independent community pharmacy owners looking to pursue the pleasures of retirement have a new option for exiting their businesses. ApothecaryRx offers successful independent retail pharmacy owners a smooth and financially viable transition into r...

Molecular alliance that sustains embryonic stem cell state

One of the four ingredients in the genetic recipe that scientists in Japan and the U.S. followed last year to persuade human skin cells to revert to an embryonic stem cell state, is dispensable in ES cells, thanks to the presence of a molecular alliance between a specific group of key proteins kno...

Blunt: House Sustains President's Veto, Now Let's Get to Work on Genuine Solution

WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- House Republican Whip Roy Blunt (Mo.) issued the following statement today after the House sustained the president's veto of legislation expanding the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) to children from families who earn as much as ...

Ambulance Services Cost £145 Each Time An Elderly Person Sustains A fal

A new study appearing in Emergency Medicine Journal says that each time an elderly person falls at his/her home, it costs an average of £145 and two days of crew time.// Significant numbers of calls come from residential care and sheltered accommodation, suggesting that these facilities are r...

NHP Reports 2009 Second Quarter Results

...er payment of the Supplemental Rent through December 31, 2011, (iii) tighten restrictions on distributions until such time as Hearthstone achieves and sustains defined rent coverage levels, (iv) provide for transfer of ownership of Hearthstone to us in the event of certain major events of default and (v) put ...

Statement by Registered Dietitian and American Dietetic Association President Jessie M. Pavlinac on Health Reform and Conservation of Natural Resources

...enefit Americans and people worldwide. ADA has supported new approaches in the development, production and marketing of food that better satisfies and sustains human health, addresses hunger and malnutrition, and seeks to improve food safety, environmental quality, and resource conservation and protection. ...

Toronto researcher's discovery points to a new treatment avenue for acute myeloid leukemia

...Program Leader of OICR's Cancer Stem Cell Program. Dr. Hudson said, "John Dick has made remarkable progress in the understanding of what initiates and sustains cancer. Together with his collaborators Dr. Dick has developed the first anti-cancer monoclonal antibody therapy that specifically targets cancer stem...

Minor League Baseball Teams Aim to Strike Out Cancer

...to www.cancercenter.com or call 800-333-CTCA. About TheKbuzz TheKbuzz is a Word of Mouth and Social Media Marketing firm that creates and sustains buzz through innovative marketing concepts, communities, and conversations. They believe that buzz can be achieved by taking great ideas, and starting...

Emory researchers announce Phase III study of progesterone for traumatic brain injury

... the translation of this laboratory research into a treatment that may have life-saving benefits is breathtaking." Every 15 seconds, a U.S. citizen sustains a significant traumatic brain injury, with approximately 1.5 to 2 million adults and children in the United States suffering from these injuries each ...

Unspoken memories of Holocaust survivors find silent and nonpathological expression

...recisely the presence of the Holocaust past in everyday silent interaction, rather than the vocal transmission of Holocaust testimony or history, that sustains and commemorates the genocidal past in the private familial domain. The accounts provided by the interviewees in this study "depict the dynamic, norma...
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Landmark COPD Trial UPLIFT(R) Shows SPIRIVA(R) HandiHaler(R) Sustained Lung Function Improvements Over Four Years

...ially relevant as this is the stage when patients normally first seek treatment for COPD symptoms and diagnosis.(1) UPLIFT data suggest that SPIRIVA sustains positive effects for patients with COPD. "Importantly, the UPLIFT study highlights the well-established, long term safety profile of SPIRIVA. Almost 6...

Olanzapine Long-Acting Injection (LAI) Shown to Maintain Treatment Benefit in Schizophrenia for up to Six Months

...pine LAI is an investigational formulation that combines Zyprexa(R) (olanzapine), an atypical antipsychotic, with pamoic acid resulting in a salt that sustains the delivery of olanzapine for a period of up to four weeks. Long-acting injectable antipsychotics have been associated with improved treatment of sch...

Multiple Dose Clinical Trial of TorreyPines Therapeutics' Tezampanel Demonstrates Compound is Safe and Well-Tolerated

...in and expand its potential therapeutic applications across a variety of persistent conditions in which activation of glutamate receptors initiates or sustains pathophysiological processes. These conditions include cancer pain and neuropathic pain, as well as non-pain conditions such as epilepsy, muscle spast...

Long-Term Safety and Efficacy Data on Promacta(TM) (Eltrombopag) Presented at American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting

...tment period for all patients, from this ongoing treatment study, has lasted almost 22 weeks (five months) so far. These results suggest that PROMACTA sustains increased platelet counts during long-term treatment.(1) This research was presented at the 49th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology,...
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Traumatic Brain Injury

...see more articles ... The Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Program was established by the Tennessee ... Every 21 seconds, one person in the U.S. sustains a traumatic brain injury . ... Traumatic brain injury (TBI) can significantly affect many cognitive, physical, ... Mild Traumatic Br...

Olecranon

...on Bursitis. Compliments of: ... Olecranon bursitis is inflammation of a. small sac of fluid located on the tip of the ... When a patient sustains a broken olecranon , surgery may be necessary to restore ... What is an olecranon fracture? ... People may call the olecranon the 'funny bone. ...
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A new view of oceanic phytoplankton

... Phytoplankton comprise the forests of the sea, and are responsible for providing nearly half of the oxygen that sustains life on Earth including our own. However, unlike their counterparts on land, the marine plants are nearly exclusively microscopic in size, and mostly...

Earth's highest known microbial systems fueled by volcanic gases

... Boulder research team. The new study shows the emission of water, carbon dioxide and methane from small volcanic vents near the summit of Socompa sustains complex microbial ecosystems new to science in the barren, sky-high landscape, said CU-Boulder Professor Steve Schmidt. He likened the physical envir...

Kids: Book features inside scoop on soil

...nd more. Healthy soil is necessary for healthy plants and food production. Written for children age 9 to 12, Soil! The Inside Scoop shows how soil sustains life and how we must, in turn, sustain and take care of the soil. From learning about different kinds of soil to meeting scientists and professionals ...

Iowa State researchers study ground cover to reduce impact of biomass harvest

... future productivity. "The issue is this," said Ken Moore, Iowa State University agronomy professor. "How do you harvest corn stover in a way that sustains the productivity of the environment for producing future corn?" Just as important as the loss of soil through erosion is the loss of organic materi...

Hatchery fish outnumber wild chinook salmon in troubled fall run

...the ocean, food production in the California Current was much lower than usual due to a delay in the wind-driven upwelling of nutrient-rich water that sustains the food web along the coast. A similar disruption of the normal upwelling occurred the following year (see earlier press release at http://press.ucs...

Targeting sugar on blood vessels may inhibit cancer growth

...rgeting the sugar, heparan sulfate, we could affect angiogenesis, which is the formation of new blood vessels," said Fuster. "In cancer, angiogenesis sustains growth as well as metastasis of tumors. An important finding was that, not only could we inhibit the growth of tumors in these mice, but that other s...

Scientists see DNA get 'sunburned' for the first time

...stacked together among the billions of bases in the DNA double helix. DNA employs some chemical reactions of its own to heal itself. But when DNA sustains too much damage, it can't replicate properly. Badly damaged cells simply die -- the effect that gives sunburn its sting. Scientists also believe that ...

Newts which regrow their hearts

...organ’s function can be completely restored. The key to this ability to regenerate are the heart muscle cells themselves. When a newt’s heart sustains damage, its cells can lose their characteristic properties; they can dedifferentiate. The researchers were able to show that proteins typical of heart...

Clue found to Epstein-Barr virus' ability to form and sustain tumors

...gden says. "By preventing the cellular protein from binding with the segment, EBNA-1 will not be able to carry out its function and the tumor cells it sustains will die." The goal, which Sugden expects is achievable, is to end up with a drug that kills only EBV-positive tumor cells and doesn't harm other t...

Deep-water discovery

...ary project funder. "The reef raises important issues and questions," said Dr. Mark Grasmueck, a Rosenstiel School professor. "How a reef like this sustains itself without sunlight, without obvious energy and nourishment--it's a unique ecosystem. I find myself putting aside other work to pursue this furth...
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Cardium Announces New Orthobiologics Product Initiative Extending Gene Activated Matrix Technology to Deliver Bone Growth Factors

...s by Delivery of PDGF Gene Therapy Vectors, (Jin, et al., Mol Ther , 2004 April; 9(4): 519-526); (3) Platelet-derived Growth Factor-B Gene Delivery sustains Gingival Fibroblast Signal Transduction, (Lin, et al., J Periodont Res , 2008; 43: 440-449); and (4) Adenovirus Encoding Human Platelet-Derived Gro...

Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Presents Additional NB-302 Contrave(R) Data at American Diabetes Association (ADA) 69th Scientific Sessions

...eviously reported results on the primary weight loss endpoints and measures of cardiometabolic risk. "NB-302 results show that Contrave initiates and sustains weight loss and can improve predictive markers for heart disease such as waist circumference, triglycerides, HDL-cholesterol and hsCRP," said Eduardo ...

Router Failure and Software Crash UW-Madison Network

...son students, faculty and staff wondering just what exactly was wrong with their e-mail. The Division of Information Technology , which monitors and sustains the UWs networks, experienced a system-wide crash last Friday that left thousands of people without e-mail or Internet access. According to Brian ...

The high cost of employee disengagement

...agement is turning off workers in droves. Whats behind the epidemic of bad managers suggested by the Gallup study? One root cause that creates and sustains bad managers is dysfunctional organizational cultures that often reflect the failings and foibles of the executives at the top. Many HR professionals ...

Venture-backed companies drive job creation, even in tough times

...worried that someone might actually make money which ought to be their goal, not their fear. Nationally, the evidence abounds that venture capital sustains growth across many economic sectors --not just technology. It helps support breeder industries with an emphasis on research and development, boosts em...

Wisconsins insurance companies use advanced IT to speed relief

...ature satellite technology, laptops, Internet Protocol phones, and their own generators. Both claims and technical staff ride along. It essentially sustains itself as a mini-office, said Wendy Scheper, catastrophe claims manager for American Family. They can be there in a matter of hours. The Cat Traile...

At 30, biotech is an industry at a crossroads

... So just how old is the biotech industry? The July 2006 edition of MedAd News sustains that the industry has hit its 30 th birthday this year. On Aug, 23, 2004, I wrote an article for this publication on " The Birth of Biotech: San Fran...

Online service makes board connections

...about a national expansion. "We're looking at a long-term strategy." DirectorConnector does not charge a fee to a growing list of registrants, and sustains itself entirely through sponsorships. In addition to Candela Solutions, a Madison-based public accounting firm, sponsors include the law firm Michael...

Abbott vs. Thailand has implications for innovation and access

...one. Drug development is extraordinarily expensive (and risky), and it is only the promise of large returns (supported by relatively high prices) that sustains such innovation. Slippery slope? While Abbott has not entirely capitulated to the Thai pressure (e.g. by continuing to withhold other drugs), ...
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Ebola

...1994 , EBO–CI . Of around 1500 identified Ebola cases worldwide, two-thirds of the patients have died. The animal (or other) reservoir which sustains the virus between outbreaks has not been identified. Structure Electron micrographs of the Ebola virus show it to have the characteristic f...
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