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California Rules to Cut Diesel Truck Pollution Called Most Sweeping in U.S.

Will Dramatically Cut Largest Source of Deadly Diesel Pollution in State SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Air Resources Board today approved two diesel truck regulations that will dramatically cut the largest source of diesel pollution in the state and...

Baby Madness is Sweeping the Nation! Forty Sets of Twins and Triplets 'Hit the Court' in Discovery Health's BABY MADNESS: MULTIPLES

--Hosted by Comedian Andrew Kennedy, BABY MADNESS: MULTIPLES Offers Tips from Celebrity Moms Kate Gosselin and Michelle Duggar, and Hilarious Home Baby Bloopers-- SILVER SPRING, Md., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The signs of spring are everywhere ... warm temperatures, ...

Dengue Deaths Sweeping Cambodia Highlight Healthcare Failures

Saing Ratha lies semi-conscious, her thin body shaking with fever as her mother tries desperately to cool her by placing blocks of ice under her arms. Her 10-year-old bother Saing Sokun lies curled around a block of ice next to her in this spartan rural clinic. Both have been struc...

Dengue Sweeping Across Southeast Asia

Climate change is armed with little surprises up its sleeves; one of which is a surge in dengue cases in Southeast Asia. According to experts, the spread of dengue, which is transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito and is endemic in much of the region, has also accelerated in recent years d...

Kalaazar sweeping through Bihar, 93 dead

Kalaazar, a deadly parasitic disease transmitted by the tiny sand fly, has affected an estimated 25,000 people, mostly poor, and claimed 93 lives// so far in Bihar. The disease has got 31 of the state's 38 districts in its grip. Known as the poor man's disease because it affects the poorest o...

U.S. Congress Introduces H.R. 2248 'DON'T LET THE BED BUGS BITE ACT OF 2009'

...he "DON'T LET THE BED BUGS BITE ACT OF 2009" to establish a grant in support of states efforts to root out the ever increasing Bed Bug problem that is sweeping the nation. At the same time, Fairy Tales Consumer Products has released the first and only non-toxic Bed Bug eliminator spray that is approximate...

Herley Industries, Inc. Board of Directors Concludes Strategic Alternatives Review To Discuss Conclusions with Investors at a July 22, 2009 Conference in New York

... LANCASTER, Pa., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors for Herley Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: HRLY ) today announced sweeping changes to its top management leadership. Myron Levy Replaced as Chairman and CEO David Lieberman named Chairman of The Board ...

Align Technology Provides Update on Patent Litigation with Ormco Corporation

...eviously Disclosed: Align has had ongoing patent litigation with Ormco, since 2003 when Ormco sued Align for patent infringement and Align won a sweeping summary judgment. Ormco appealed that decision and in August 2007 the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that 86 of Ormco's 92 claims (related to...

First Anniversary of New War on Cancer Marks Many Advances

...nator Kennedy's introduction of the 21st Century Cancer ALERT (Access to Life-Saving Early detection, Research, and Treatment) Act. ALERT is the first sweeping cancer legislation introduced since the National Cancer Act in 1971, which was authored by Senator Kennedy. ALERT is intended to remove the barriers t...

Physician Hospitals (PHA) Responds to TIME Magazine Article: Filled With 'Incorrect Assumption and Innuendo'

...0 future jobs would be lost. Sandvig provided an example that shows the positive impact of physician owned hospitals and the problem with the sweeping ban on physician ownership. Bellevue Hospital in Bellevue, Nebraska is scheduled to open next year. It will be the only hospital in town and is a joi...
Sweeping in Medical Technology

New Proton Therapy Equipment Enables More Tumors to be Treated

... are very large and tumors that are situated closer to vital organs. Called uniform scanning, the new device moves a single beam of protons in a sweeping or "scanning" motion, enabling the beam to reach deeper into the body and to cover a wider treatment area than the more commonly used scattering metho...

Coalition for 21st Century Medicine Issues Statement in Opposition of Genentech Petition to Restrict Lab Use of Diagnostic Tests for Physicians and Patients

...ion of many critically needed diagnostic tests, and prevent others from ever being available. Further, although implied to be narrow, the petition is sweeping in scope. Genentech maintains that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should regulate all laboratory developed tests (LDTs) "for use in drug or bi...

St. Jude Gene Study Reveals Basis of Anti-Cancer Drug Resistance in Childhood Leukemia

... gene deletions or other genetic alterations in their leukemia cells that cause such poor response. The findings broadly confirm the value of such sweeping surveys of gene expression in understanding response to anti-cancer drugs. "Studies such as these add another piece of evidence that this genome-w...

Dog Law Officers' Crackdown on Unsatisfactory Kennels Protecting Animals, Consumers

...revoked. Any kennel with 26 or more dogs per year must obtain a license and be inspected annually. In October 2006, Governor Rendell announced sweeping changes to the state's dog law and regulations. The Governor also took actions to increase the enforcement of current laws by naming Jessie Smith as a...

Vaccine Study in New England Journal of Medicine Wrong in Concluding Mercury Exposures are Harmless, States SafeMinds

...ut ignored in the Abstract and Concluding statement, which are the sections routinely read by the wider public. The study's many limitations preclude sweeping conclusions on thimerosal's effects. The small sample size and few children in the highest and lowest exposure groups reduced the study's precision an...
Sweeping in Medical Products

Toyos Aqua-Chopper

Description:.... The Rounded Base Of The Blade Allows Easy Manipulation At The Incision Site Without Disrupting Incision Construction. The Chopper Allows Safe sweeping Of Nuclear Material Away From Structures In The Eye Toward The Aspiration Port. The Special Bevels Of The Blade Allow A Surgeon To Hold Nuclear Materi...
Company:Rhein Medical, Inc.

MPort SI Inserter

Description:...ular bag. Alignment to capsular bag is assured by planar delivery. Leading haptic is positioned to be delivered directly into the capsular bag without sweeping motion. No additional instruments are needed to position inferior haptic into capsular bag. The spring loaded design of the MPort SI inserter provides...
Company:Bausch & Lomb Storz

Gulani Interface Spatula

Description:... The interface spatula can be used when irregular interface adherence occurs. By beginning at the point of a dissected edge and sweeping in uniplanar motion towards the area of adherence, the flap can be relieved in a smooth lamellar dissection....
Company:Bausch & Lomb Storz

GO550/GO500 Omni-Flex™ General Retractor Systems

Features:...ow for quicker, simpler setup. With added strength, they enhance the flexibility of the Omni-Flex System. Quick Blade Attachment: Attach in one sweeping motion with a simple snap from the side. Stack Blades to Maximize Incision: Stack a longer blade over a shorter blade for increased tissue hold...
Company:OMNI-TRACT SURGICAL

Defiance III

Features:... ACL/PCL versions with patented 4-point dynamic leverage system Medial sweeping thigh that provides inner thigh clearance for bi-lateral brace use and riding sports Anti-Migration Strap to prevent brace from migrating Swiveling ...
Company:DJO Incorporated

MultiWash Advantage

Features:... QuickStart Guide and quick-connect fittings. Easy-to-program wash routines, bottom washing, sweeping crosswise aspiration, and overflow washing capabilities. Floating manifold that adjusts to match each plate and allows the washer to perform special t...
Company:TriContinent, Inc.
Sweeping in Medical Dictionary

Thoracic spine X

...ine . x ray of theray of the lower spine ... ... K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z. Ankylosisng spondylosis. Atlas fractures ... long C type sweeping curves that involve almost entire thoracic and lumbar spine ... Medical definition for the term ' thoracic spine ' ... Medical Dictionary ...
Sweeping in Biological News

Scientists Propose Sweeping Changes to Naming of Bird Neurosystems to Acknowledge Their True Brainpower

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval to Mylan Technologies, Inc., for the first generic version of Alza Corporation's Duragesic Patch (Fentanyl Transdermal System) used to treat patients suffering from severe chronic pain that cannot be managed with alternative analgesics. Wh...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 20, 2009

...odcasts on some of the 21st Century's most daunting challenges, and how cutting-edge research in chemistry matters in the quest for solutions. This sweeping panorama of challenges includes topics such as providing a hungry, thirsty world with ample supplies of safe food and clean water; developing alternat...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 13, 2009

...odcasts on some of the 21st Century's most daunting challenges, and how cutting-edge research in chemistry matters in the quest for solutions. This sweeping panorama of challenges includes topics such as providing a hungry, thirsty world with ample supplies of safe food and clean water; developing alternat...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- April 22, 2009

...odcasts on some of the 21st Century's most daunting challenges, and how cutting-edge research in chemistry matters in the quest for solutions. This sweeping panorama of challenges includes topics such as providing a hungry, thirsty world with ample supplies of safe food and clean water; developing alternat...

Study reveals potential to amass more carbon in eastern North American forests

... limit on how much carbon a forest can store, how we use the forest how much we log, how we manage may be more important." The findings come amid sweeping discussions of international carbon treaties and accounting systems that are designed to reduce CO2 emissions and combat climate change. In the future...

American Chemical Society Weekly PressPac -- April 8, 2009

...odcasts on some of the 21st Century's most daunting challenges, and how cutting-edge research in chemistry matters in the quest for solutions. This sweeping panorama of challenges includes topics such as providing a hungry, thirsty world with ample supplies of safe food and clean water; developing alternat...

MIT: How you feel the world impacts how you see it

...c burst of vibration, all eight subjects perceived that the row of pins was sweeping either upward or downward, in the direction opposite to the movement of the...ns vibrated in rapid succession, creating the sensation of a tactile object sweeping up or down the subjects' fingertips. After 10 seconds of this stimulus, the...

Study reveals potential to amass more carbon in eastern North American forests

... limit on how much carbon a forest can store, how we use the forest how much we log, how we manage may be more important." The findings come amid sweeping discussions of international carbon treaties and accounting systems that are designed to reduce CO2 emissions and combat climate change. In the future...

University of Michigan installs second Genomatix Genome Analyzer

... this very dynamic and rapidly growing technology. We have more than a decade of research and development behind many of the tools implemented in this sweeping array of analysis applications, and are prepared today for the data avalanche that will inevitably come from the 'next'-next generation of sequencers....

MCTP bought Genomatix NextGen Sequencing analysis stations

...in step with the research that is being done here. We have more than a decade of research and development behind many of the tools implemented in this sweeping array of analysis applications, a fact that places us at the very forefront of the NGS data analysis market. We are prepared today for the data avalan...
Sweeping in Biological Technology

New Trend Sweeping Nation's Health Plans: Transaction Automation

DUBLIN, Ohio, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The automation of transaction-based processing is finding new currency among leading health plans in the United States. Foresight Corporation of Dublin, Ohio reports growth in both the number and scale of installations of Transaction Insight(R) - the leadin...

Republicans propose sweeping changes to promote investment

A $130 million package of legislative incentives proposed recently by state Republicans is designed to build on efforts to transform Wisconsins economy into a knowledge-based, innovation economy. The package of 20 bills, dubbed Invest Wisconsin, seeks to encourage the creation of high-technology bu...

The MedZilla Report: May 2009 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health

..."'Change' indicates more or fewer people looking, when it's more likely that the volume, rather than the proportion, has changed." Given the sweeping layoffs being announced by health care systems nationwide, as well as in Canada, it would be surprising to learn that more people are not looking for ...

The MedZilla Report: March 2009 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health

...oney. It is the smaller, specialty programs that are cut first -- such as youth residential centers -- but some companies, like Kaiser, have announced sweeping cuts of more than 800 jobs. Kaiser's situation is different in that they are eliminating their in-house information technology departments in favor of...

The MedZilla Report: Febraury 2009 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health

...rst is past for health care, it does seem as though the industry took a deep breath and a step back in February, getting back on track after January's sweeping job cuts. About 27,000 new jobs were created in health care in February -- more than 8,000 more than were created in January -- which is more in line ...

Regional Biotech Association Warns Vermont Legislation Could Have Profound Negative Impact

... over-the-top restrictions, Vermont's pharmaceutical marketing law will be far more severe than those of any other New England state. Such a uniquely sweeping expansion of the regulatory climate in Vermont will have a chilling effect on the growth of the industry in this state," said Newton. "These requirem...

You: Being Beautiful Authors Mehmet Oz, MD, & Michael Roizen, MD, Call Ribose One of the Decade's 'Real Nutritional Heroes'

...o used by physicians to treat congestive heart failure and to prepare patients for off-pump bypass surgery(1). "Bioenergy D-Ribose(TM) also has sweeping applications for healthy people who need more energy every day," said Raj Khankari, Ph.D., CEO of Bioenergy, Inc. "It is already widely used as an ef...

Rapidly Expanding Ohio Bioscience Industry Drives New Workforce Training Program

...he last five years from the Ohio Third Frontier program. That, coupled with both close market access and ease of exporting internationally, as well as sweeping tax reform recently enacted in Ohio, is driving new business opportunities throughout the state," said Ed Burghard, executive director of the Ohio Bus...

Friends of the Earth Report on Biofuel Production Offers Incomplete, Outdated and Inaccurate Picture, According to Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association

...e Earth document, there are numerous factual errors and conclusions that bear little or no resemblance to the facts on the ground, according to UNICA. sweeping statements, such as "Little progress has been made to make the Brazilian biofuels industry sustainable," are indicative of a pre-determined negative s...

Ohio Recognized as National Leader for Business Development and Job Creation

...that markets the state for capital investment, Ohio's business growth initiatives are part of a purposeful transformation of the state's economy. From sweeping changes to its tax climate, investments in advanced renewable energy technologies and a strategic plan for higher education, the state has taken sever...
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