Weight loss given a thrust with e-counselling
Those who are following a web based weight loss programme can be doubly benefited, if this is accompanied with behavioural counselling//. This is the finding of a research study appearing in the August 14 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine conducted by researchers at The Miriam Hospital and Uni...
Imaging study affords renewed thrust on smoking cessation treatments
A novel imaging study has indicated the potency of just a few puffs of cigarette that is capable of inducing strong cravings to continue smoking. //
Researchers found that the amount of nicotine present in a single puff is capable of filling nearly 30% of the brain’s nicotine receptors and 3 puff...
URAC Launches New eLearning Courses for Health Care Management Accreditation
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"Given today's economy and the additional responsibilities that have been thrust
upon managed care professionals, we know it's important to provide training opportunities that are accessible, affordable and easy to navigate," said ...
Red Cross Leader Describes First-Year Triumphs, Challenges
...00 million in nine months.
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McGovern outlined the unusual demands thrust
upon the Red Cross in her first year at the helm, a multitude of major natural disasters, the organization's financial troubles, and the economic cris...
Caring for Elderly Parents Is Tougher During Hard Times
...ble to earn an income. I've given up my job, financial stability and my dreams."
2. Finding services and benefits. Caregivers are suddenly thrust
into caregiving with no warning. . .and no time for preparation and often don't know what services are available or even where to begin looking.
NTU receives $2.7 million research funds for innovative water quality monitoring technologies
...onmental technology hub."
NTU is committed to environmental and water technologies research and development in strategic alignment with Singapore's thrust
to become a Global Hydro Hub. In 2008, NTU opened the Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute (NEWRI) to nurture the next generation of first-c...
Heinz Family Philanthropies (www.heinzfamily.org) Release Questions Families Should Ask About Long-Term Care - 10 Questions to Answer...(www.tenquestionstoanswer.org)
...n effort to show caregivers where to look for information that is both up-to-date and unbiased all in one place." Children of aging parents are often thrust
into the long-term care world not knowing what to ask, where to call or whom to talk with. Our goal here is to begin to open the door to long term car...
Heinz Family Philanthropies (www.heinzfamily.org) Release New 'Facts About' Cards, Highlighting Questions Families Should Ask About Long-Term Care -- 10 Questions to Answer... (www.tenquestionstoanswer.org)
...ate decision- makers. The 10 QUESTIONS TO ANSWER... series targets a specific group of decision makers -- children of aging parents who are often thrust
into the long-term care world not knowing what to ask, where to call or whom to talk with. Our goal here is to begin to open the door to long term ca...
Weizmann Institute scientists show white blood cells move like millipedes
...o sense exit signals. The researchers found that the shear force created by the blood flow was necessary for the legs to embed themselves. Without the thrust
of the rushing blood, the white blood cells couldn't sense the exit signals or get to the site of the injury. These results explain Alon's previous fi...
Autism Support Network and Aid for Autistic Children Foundation, Inc. Create Alliance to Help Families Affected by Autism
...ey try to provide the best for their children with autism. It can be ruinous to the stability of the family. We are proud to support the philanthropic thrust
of AACF, Inc. and Michael's passion behind it."
"I was struggling to find a voice through the usual online social networks when Brian came across...
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Thrust in Medical Products
Bledsoe Thruster 3
Description:...A braces that actually change their side angle and thrust
force with knee
motion. This allows much greater side angle thrust
(up to 38 degrees) than fixed angle adjustment des... reduce weight while allowing some flex to enhance thrust
and eliminate point pressure without the need for ...
Company:Bledsoe Brace Systems
Thrust in Medical Dictionary
... Kidnapped by an escaped convict (Shea Whigham) and his young accomplice (Rachel Kerbs), Seth Belzer (Paulo Costanzo) and Polly Watt (Jill Wagner) are thrust
into the... splinter n. A sharp, slender piece, as of wood, bone, glass, or metal, split or broken off from a main body ... If we get a splinte...
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Frost & Sullivan: North American Government Biometrics Markets Thrive With Active R&D Thrust
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Security issues constantly remain under the spotlight in the government vertical. Local, regional, and national government organizations look to biometric systems because of their advantages in accuracy, convenience, and time efficiency...
August 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights
...tion zone. Like a puck on an air-hockey table, the upper plate glides over the lower one on a cushion of high-pressure pore water trapped in sediments thrust
beneath the fault zone.
Mid-Cretaceous seafloor spreading pulse: Fact or fiction?
M. Seton et al., EarthByte Group, School of Geosciences, M...
'Shortcuts' of the mind lead to miscalculations of weight and caloric intake, says Penn study
...ur awareness because the capacity of our consciousness is quite limited.
What ties these studies together is that missing information was literally thrust
in the face of participants, and yet they didn't use it.
"We have heuristics in our brain simple mechanistic shortcuts that have evolved over hund...
GOCE's electric ion propulsion engine switched on
...depending on the actual real time drag that the satellite experiences once GOCE is in routine operations.
This is a fantastically small force - a thrust
of a few mN is similar to the weight of a few drops of water on Earth. Yet, by thrusting continuously during GOCE's routine operations, it is sufficie...
Italy's geologic history becomes a personal tale in Walter Alvarez's new book
... The layered ocean-floor sediments are now visible as limestone and sandstone across the entire Apennines, folded and overthrown as the mountains were thrust
up and then eroded to create a puzzle still being pieced together.
"The beautiful thing about these rocks in Italy was they were too deep to be aff...
Cost of hatchling turtles' dash for freedom
...he force with which they tugged on the force transducer. Setting off with a thrust
of 45milliNewtons, the swimmers' thrust
rapidly dropped to 35milliNewtons during the first half hour, continuing to...
The physics of star-forming clouds and the urban environment
...-ART SPACECRAFT THRUSTERS.
The Hall-effect thruster is an advanced propulsion system that uses electrical power provided by a spacecraft to generate thrust
by ionizing and accelerating propellant to high velocities. Alec Gallimore (University of Michigan) will discuss the fundamental physics and state-of-...
Jupiter's shrinking red spot
... use transverse jets to introduce gases into jet engines for reducing emissions or cooling the turbine blades. These jets are also used to control the thrust
of rocket engines.
In some applications, rapid and thorough mixing of the jet and crossflow fluids is needed. In other cases, deep penetration of...
Animal and biological science highlights: San Antonio Fluid Dynamics Conference, Nov. 23-25
...dolphins swim. Dolphins were not thought to be capable of generating enough thrust
to overcome the drag they would experience at high speeds from the turbulen...f their tail. The data revealed that special skin wasn't necessary, because thrust
produced by the dolphins' tails was "far more than necessary to overcome tu...
Deep heat solution to 500-million year mystery
Yet, their existence is a paradox: the fossils have been buried deep in the Earth's crust and heated to over 300oC (~600 oF), before being thrust
up by tectonic forces to form a mountainous ridge in the Rockies. Usually such extreme conditions are thought to destroy fossils. But, in the Burgess...
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Waters Corporation Gives Boost to Clinical Research Programs at University of Sherbrooke Hospital
... spectrometrie de masse clinique Waters-CHUS
will come under the direction of biochemist Christiane Auray-Blais, PhD,
researcher with the mother-child thrust
of the CHUS Centre de recherche
clinique Etienne- Le Bel, and professor in the Faculty of Medicine and
Health Sciences at the Universite de Sherbrooke...
PolyOne Corporation Announces an Exclusive License Agreement with Battelle for Bio-Plasticizer Technology
...ased feedstock. The Battelle
plasticizer technology, which was developed with early stage funding from
Ohio Soybean Council as part of their strategic thrust
to create new
industrial markets for soybeans, shows great promise as a path to
commercially viable renewable plasticizers," said PolyOne's Rob Rosena...
Anesiva Announces Submission of Supplemental New Drug Application for Zingo(TM) to Reduce Pain Associated With Needle Insertion Procedures in Adults
... swelling (edema) at the site
of administration. The incidence of adverse events with Zingo was no higher
than with placebo.
"The initial commercial thrust
for Zingo is in the pediatric setting,
where we have focused our marketing efforts and have an experienced sales
force already in place in advance of ...
Aeterna Zentaris Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2007 Financial and Operating Results
development and commercialization - vital assets for the successful
pre-launch activities for cetrorelix, as well as for the thrust
Moving forward, we will continue to strive to expose the depth, breadth
and potential of our robust pipeline and will dilige...
Virgin Atlantic Selects Rolls-Royce Engines to Power Its 787 Fleet in a Deal Worth $2.6BN
...ew environmental partnership with Rolls-Royce, in which both
companies will work together to continually lower fuel burn and emissions.
The 75,000lb thrust
Trent 1000 engine will power the airline's 787
order -- which includes 15 firm 787s along with a further 8 aircraft
options and 20 purchase rights. De...
Heritage and Ipca Enter Into Strategic Alliance for Generic Pharmaceutical Products
...growing fully integrated
pharmaceutical company based in Mumbai, India engaged in the manufacturing
and marketing of a range of pharmaceuticals with a thrust
business. Ipca exports its Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients and Finished
Dosages to over 110 countries across the globe, which contr...
Are You Your Business Card?
...w Japanese business partner, it would affect my relationship with that person forever.
It is much different in the U.S. You shake hands firmly and thrust
out your business card to the other person.
When I do this, I am continually amazed about what people put in my hand. I have received cards of all...
More Midwest Seed-Stage Life Science VCs
.... Dodge Animal Health, PIC International Group, Seminis Vegetable Seeds, Tyco and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Given its location, the main thrust
of this organization seems to be in technologies and companies related to the fields of animal sciences, plant science, biocatalysts, materials scienc...
Innovative Health Strategies near Milwaukee set to profit from Medicare expansion
...p its pharmaceutical industry customers survive the massive new demands that Medicare Part D, the new Medicare prescription drug benefit, is poised to thrust
on their staffs, budgets and time. Part D became reality with the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003.
Western way of life is under attack from jihad sub-culture
...med to coincide with the opening day of the G8 summit in Gleneagle, Scotland, which made the attacks seem all the more barbaric given the humanitarian thrust
of the summits agenda.
First New York, then Madrid, now London. We are under attack by people who despise Western society and who kill by taking ad...
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P5T Series Short Stroke Thrust Slide from Parker Hannifin Corporation
Description: The P5T Series Short Stroke Thrust
Slide is designed for heavy duty short stroke applications where mounting envelopes are limited and substantial side-loading is present. Standard piston wear bands and internal bumpers provide millions of trouble-free cycles even in high speed applications.
Company:Parker Hannifin Corporation
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...ssing Over : A Must Watch for Green Card Seekers ... Crossing Over tells a tale of illegal aliens in
Los Angeles, with Harrison ... But the thrust
of Crossing Over , a multi-stranded, narrative-collage message ... Official site of the medium, author and talk show host. ... Just released...