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The Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition Showcases Its Traveling Photo Exhibit in McKean County at Kane Area Community Center

EPHRATA, Pa., May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC) is pleased to work with the McKean County Exhibit Committee and the Kane Area Community Center to bring its traveling photo exhibit "67 Women, 67 Counties: Facing Breast Cancer in Pennsylvan...

The Traveling Nut: Researchers From Around the World Explore the Impact of Almonds on the Body

Two New Studies Examine the Potential Impact of Almonds in People with Type 2 Diabetes NEW ORLEANS, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers from Asia, North America and Europe convened at the Experimental Biology (EB) Annual Meeting in New Orleans to present five new studies demonst...

Americans Forfeit Healthy Habits While Traveling According to New Year's Survey by Cambria Suites

New All-Suites Brand Provides Solutions for Travelers SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Although nearly half (45 percent) of American adults made a health-related New Year's resolution for 2009, more than two out of five (42 percent) have already fallen off the wagon, acco...

Need for Traveling Therapists Boosts Demand for Lead Services of AlliedTravelCareers.com

LANCASTER, Pa., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite increasingly dire economic news and depressing employment statistics, there is a sector where demand for candidates far exceeds supply. Rehabilitation therapists continue to be a coveted breed of professionals among healthcare staffing agencies and me...

Actress, Author Mariel Hemingway & Travelers Advantage Say: Traveling is a Time to be Even Healthier

NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Just because you are traveling or on holiday doesn't mean you have to throw out all of your good health habits. In fact, it is an easier time to be healthy. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071212/NYWFNS2 ) Many Americans take...

The Maurer Foundation Promotes Breast Health Message With Unique Traveling Pink Bus

MINEOLA, N.Y., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "They said one pink bus couldn't change a city. They were wrong," is The Maurer Foundation for Breast Health Education's message on the side of The Pink Bus which travels throughout the tri-state area starting next week. The bus will promote th...

XM Launches Second Annual 'XMKiDS Traveling Roadshow' National Initiative Benefiting Children's Miracle Network

WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- XM Satellite Radio announced today the second annual XMKiDS Traveling Roadshow cross-country initiative to help Wal-Mart & Sam's Club raise $10 million in May for Children's Miracle Network, a non-profit organization dedicated to saving and improving the lives...

The Great Safety Adventure(R) Traveling Home Safety Exhibit Kicks Off Tenth Anniversary Tour

Home Safety Council(R) and Lowe's Bring Award-Winning 'Field Trip on Wheels' to Your Neighborhood WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The national nonprofit Home Safety Council is launching the tenth anniversary tour of its award-winning traveling home safety ...

Energizer Joins Roster of Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure(R) National Sponsors; Energizer(R) ReTreat Pampers Cancer Survivors With Traveling Mini-Spa

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Energizer has forged a national partnership with Susan G. Komen for the Cure that will bring its encouraging message-the Power to Keep Going(R)-to more than 1.5 million breast cancer survivors, co-survivors and supporters. (Photo: http://www.newsco...

'Triumph' -- Traveling Towards Death: Preparing for a New Life

LOS GATOS, Calif., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Death may be the last taboo in our society, a subject that is rarely talked about. It is usually looked upon as something to fear -- to be avoided no matter what the cost, but Philip and Darlyne intend to tear down the walls. "Triumph" is the result...
Traveling in Medical Technology

Dirucotide Does Not Meet Primary Endpoint in Phase III MAESTRO-01 Trial in Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

... MS is caused by damage to myelin, the protective sheath surrounding nerve fibers in the central nervous system, resulting in disrupted nerve impulses traveling to and from the brain and spinal cord(iii). Symptoms of MS may include vision problems, loss of balance, numbness, difficulty walking and paralysis(i...

Value of Genetic Testing for Preventing Blood Clots Unproven, According to New AHRQ Study

... the legs or pelvis. The condition occurs most commonly in people who are sedentary for a long period of time, such as when recovering from surgery or traveling long distances. The true number of people who develop a pulmonary embolism is unknown, but AHRQ data for hospital patients show that 258,000 individua...

Mutant Genes in High-Risk Childhood Leukemias Identified

... University of New Mexico Cancer Center; CureSearch; St. Baldrick's Foundation; a National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia) CJ Martin traveling Fellowship; and ALSAC. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is internationally recognized for i...

Landmark Study in The New England Journal of Medicine Shows HPV Testing Significantly Reduces Deaths from Cervical Cancer, Compared to other Methods Including Pap

...nt, can be performed without electricity or running water and offers HPV detection results in a matter of hours -- a critical characteristic for women traveling to clinics from isolated villages and for those women who may need to be treated the same day. Both QIAGEN HPV screening technologies -- care HPV an...

Sanofi Pasteur Dengue Vaccine Enters Pediatric Efficacy Clinical Study

...ia (Queensland) and the United States (Puerto Rico, Texas-Mexico border, Hawaii and the US-affiliated Pacific Islands). A substantial number of people traveling to endemic regions are also infected each year. About sanofi-aventis Sanofi-aventis, a leading global pharmaceutical company, discovers,...

U.S. Navy and U.S. Army to Develop Dengue DNA Vaccine Formulated With Vical's Vaxfectin(R) Adjuvant

... Vijay B. Samant, President and Chief Executive Officer of Vical. "Dengue presents a serious threat to almost half the world's population living in or traveling to endemic regions. The U.S. government's program, intended to develop a vaccine to protect troops being deployed to dengue-endemic regions, is among ...

New Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Registry Data Show Clot Quickly Removed, Blood Flow Restored in Large Patient Registry

...llis(R)-8 Infusion System is positioned at the site of the clot and a balloon is inflated on both sides of the clot to prevent pieces of the clot from traveling to other parts of the body and to isolate the treatment zone, so that there is less chance the infused drug will cause bleeding. Then a "dispersion wi...

Tampax and Always Launch Protecting Futures Program Dedicated to Helping African Girls Stay in School

...e care program which will bring puberty education, traveling health educators, nutritious feeding programs, edu...Hygiene, and Puberty education program taught by a traveling health educator. In addition, Protecting Futures will fund a traveling health care provider for all of the children ...

US FDA Grants Orphan Drug Status to Immtech's Pafuramidine for Treatment of African Sleeping Sickness

...available in community clinics as well as at current African sleeping sickness treatment centers. Patients could be treated close to home, rather than traveling long distances to specialized centers." Pafuramidine has previously been granted Orphan Drug Designation for treatment of pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP...

Iomai Trial Shows 100 Percent Immune Response in Elderly Subjects Vaccinated With Novel Travelers' Diarrhea Patch Vaccine

... all ages, and based on this data, the Iomai travelers' diarrhea vaccine could be expected to extend coverage to this important at-risk segment of the traveling population," said Gregory M. Glenn, M.D., senior vice president and chief scientific officer of Iomai. "These results, coupled with the remarkable fin...
Traveling in Medical Products

VITRA Solid State Green Laser

Description:...s proud to announce their newest addition, the VITRA. This lightweight portable solid-state green laser solves the problem that many doctors face when traveling to satellite offices and operating rooms. No larger than a shoe box, this rugged and dependable laser is up to the task of fulfilling the needs of a b...
Company:Quantel Medical, Inc.

MODEL MS-001-000 T.E.O. ORTHOSIS

Description:... T.E.O.™ was designed to meet the constant demands of mobilizing patients quickly. The complete traveling kit provides all components necessary to fit bilateral KAFO's. The complete kit includes: 2 Pair 1002-A4 Aluminum pre-contoured adjustable knee join...
Company:Becker Orthopedic

S/5 iCentral

Features:...nfigurable to ease your work without compromising patient safety Bed to bed viewing and transfer of alarms Data continuity - when the patient is traveling through the care process, the full history of patient data is available in the bedside monitor, the S/5 iCentral, the S/5 Web Viewer and the S/5 Pocke...
Company:Datex-Ohmeda, Inc.

SST-1 Whole-field Scotopic Sensitivity Tester

Features:...t for refractive correction. Results are relatively unaffected by mild cataract. Lightweight (4 lbs.) and compact. Fits easily into briefcase-sized traveling case (optional). All necessary controls are on the hand-held Ganzfeld Stimulator Unit. ...
Company:LKC Technologies, Inc.
Traveling in Medical Dictionary

Vaccinations

..... This is also the time to catch up on any missed vaccinations . Adults (19 ... Vaccinations ... of which types of vaccinations you or those traveling with ... Read the Immunizations section of Pregnancy, Breast-Feeding, and Travel in ... Official US Government health information for travel to ...

Retrograde ejaculation

...ondition that can cause male infertility. retrograde ejaculation n. Ejaculation in which seminal fluid is discharged in the wrong direction, traveling up towards the bladder instead of outside Retrograde ejaculation — Comprehensive overview covers ... For retrograde ejaculation...

Jaw

...actures, after ... Jaw that may protrude forward. Pain in the face or jaw , located in ... Hold the jaw gently in place with your hands while traveling to the emergency room. ... ...

Diabetic foot care

...Ankle Information > Diabetic Foot Care Guidelines ... Get periodic foot exams. See your foot and ankle surgeon ... Foot Care When traveling (for People with Diabetes)(Cleveland Clinic Foundation) ... Article: Current concepts review: diagnostic imaging of the diabetic foot . ... Dia...
Traveling in Biological News

Experiments provide proof of how traveling in groups protects insects

Few events involving animals are more dramatic than when they band together and head out on the march cross-country. Among examples are the many thousands of wildebeests and other hoofed mammals that form herds and migrate across the African plains. Countless millions of Mormon crickets and yo...

Experiments provide proof of how traveling in groups protects insects

Few events involving animals are more dramatic than when they band together and head out on the march cross-country. Among examples are the many thousands of wildebeests and other hoofed mammals that form herds and migrate across the African plains. Countless millions of Mormon crickets and yo...

DOE-funded research projects win 46 R&D 100 Awards for 2009

...otect critical laser systems from pulses that contain incorrect bandwidth for amplification. The device inspects each individual laser pulse, which is traveling at the speed of light, and then determines if the pulse meets the bandwidth requirements to avoid self-destruction during amplification. Spectral Sen...

Life on Earth came from other planets

...se capabilities if their entire ancestral and genetic history had been confined to Earth and the conditions of this world. Microbes are preadapted for traveling through space and they inherited these abilities from the microbes which first took root on Earth and whose ancestry can be traced back to the solar s...

Ethiopian government celebrates rinderpest eradication

...e point of production until it is administered to cattle, the vaccine is ineffective. "It was extremely challenging to keep the vaccine cold while traveling to isolated areas," said Catley, who is also an assistant professor at The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts. "It required refr...

International team of students and scientists on month-long field course in Siberian Arctic

...ty. Andy Bunn, a faculty member at Western Washington University, comments, "I did not appreciate the massive changes underway in the Arctic before traveling to Siberia last year. Yet, that change is just likely beginning. I'm excited to return this year and to see this anew with the fresh crop of students....

Ecological Society of America announces 2009 award recipients

..., Flanagan develops programs that are viewed by nearly a million visitors each year, including many U.S. legislators. Her interdisciplinary NSF-funded traveling exhibit, titled "sLowlife," draws from science, art and literature to explain plant movements. Flanagan's other activities involve educating the publi...

Caltech scientists reveal how neuronal activity is timed in brain's memory-making circuits

...ually sweep along the length of the hippocampus as traveling waves. "It was assumed that activity in the hip...of the whole structure oscillating at once, we see traveling waves that propagate across the hippocampus in a c... brain. The fact that hippocampal activity forms a traveling wave means that these target areas receive inputs ...

Disappearing act of world's second largest fish explained

...tion technique, the researchers found that basking sharks make ocean-scale migrations through tropical waters of the Atlantic Ocean during the winter, traveling at depths of 200 to 1,000 meters. Their data show that the sharks sometimes stay at those depths for weeks or even months at a time. "In doing so, the...

Story tips From the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory -- May 2009

...d by Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Center for Transportation Analysis. The study focused on a 12-month monitoring of a special tractor-trailer fleet traveling more than 700,000 miles across most of the Eastern United States through different terrain and driving conditions. DOE's Office of FreedomCAR and Vehi...
Traveling in Biological Technology

IPO-bound NimbleGen traveling in fast company

Madison, Wis. - It has yet to turn a profit, and it operates in a biotech space where the competition is global in scope, but the decision by Madison research tool manufacturer NimbleGen Systems to file an initial public offering and raise up to $75 million is the latest bit of evidence that th...

University of Maryland Announces Finalists for $75K Business Plan Competition

...ices reduce costs, errors and office inefficiencies for physicians, while for patients it significantly reduces prescription error risk and time spent traveling to and from the pharmacy. The company does not distribute medications, rather it facilitates the electronic transmission of the prescription requests ...

Cells Exhibition Opens at Maryland Science Center

...ial interactive experiences on the subject. Cells: The Universe Inside Us was conceived, developed, and produced by the Maryland Science Center. A traveling version of Cells: The Universe Inside Us will tour national science museums. Cells: The Universe Inside Us was made possible in part by a Science ...

Spinning carbon nanotubes spawns new wireless applications

...transfer well because they want to go to the surface," he says. "Instead of traveling through a bulk mass, they are traveling across a skin." "Copper wire is a bulk material," Shanov points out. "W...

Video: Experts Unite to Help People Manage Spring Nasal Allergy Sneezin'

...n they are suffering from nasal allergies. And more than half of nasal allergy sufferers (53%) reported that they avoid activities like being outside, traveling and being social because of their nasal allergies. But according to May, who authored several books published by the Johns Hopkins University Press,...

Vaccine Against the Chikungunya Virus in Development by a Public-Private Partnership

...re, it is important to develop a vaccine against this virus that can be used not only to protect people living in the endemic area, but also travelers traveling to those areas. The groups that are going to work together in this project have extensive expertise in the field of exotic viral infectious dis...

Hawaii LASIK Eye Surgery Expert Dr. John D. Olkowski Qualifies and Lists with Trusted LASIK Surgeons

...r patients become Patients for Life. EyeSight Hawaii has been offering the most advanced vision correction procedures and eyecare to people living and traveling in Hawaii since 1999. EyeSight Hawaii offers our patients the latest technology for their eye care needs, including LASIK, Cataract and Corneal Trans...

Noninvasive Medical Technologies Helps Make Young Tennessee Woman's Wishes Come True

... LAS VEGAS, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- "Thanks to NMT, all of my wishes are coming true," says Kristin Shumpert, who is traveling from Oak Ridge, Tennessee this week to experience the lights, sounds and excitement of Las Vegas ... and to meet the people who "saved my life." Unti...

Swedish in Seattle Unveils State-of-the-Art Brain Tumor Center Combining Advanced Treatment With Innovation in Research

...T Director and SNI Neurosurgeon Gregory Foltz, M.D. "Brain cancer is a very aggressive, terminal disease, and most patients were previously faced with traveling to receive the best possible care and access to clinical trials, taking away precious time with their loved ones and leaving them with a sense of hope...

In a Year of Unprecedented Growth for Biotechnology Innovation, Targeted Therapies Gain Most Significant Traction, According to New Deloitte Study

...ologic drugs; consumers did not express a clear preference between biologic and traditional pharmaceuticals. -- Nearly 40 percent would consider traveling to a foreign country to have an elective procedure performed if they could save 50 percent or more and be assured that the quality was equal t...
Traveling in Biological Definition

Cisterna

...anywhere from 3 to 7 cisternae stacked upon each other like a stack of dinner plates. The cisternae carry Golgi enzymes to help modify cargo proteins traveling through them destined for other parts of the cell. The cisternae also carry structural proteins important for its maintenance as a flattened membra...

Diffusion

... This is referred to as reverse diffusion. Thermal diffusion When heat travels through a material with a thermal gradient (for example, heat traveling through the wall of a coffee mug), the rate of transport is governed by the thermal conductivity and the temperature gradient. See also A...

Lung

..., a process of crosscurrent exchange . The purpose of this complex system of air sacs is to ensure that the airflow through the avian lung is always traveling in the same direction - posterior to anterior. This is in contrast to the mammalian system, in which the direction of airflow in the lung is tidal, re...

Robert Koch

... of Berlin , and later, in 1891, director of the newly formed Institute of Infectious Diseases, a position which he resigned from in 1904. He started traveling around the world, studying diseases in South Africa , India , and Java . Probably as important as his work on tuberculosis, for which he was awar...

Trait

...nt individuals. A visible trait is the final product of many molecular and biochemical processes. In most cases, information starts with DNA traveling to RNA and finally to protein (ultimately affecting organism structure and function). This is the Central Dogma of molecular biology as stated...
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Synapsis

...s just dropped into ... Escape the mind of David Carter ... Synapsis by robotJAM. pandas BIG adventure On a secret mission Panda discovers a time traveling toilet. ... Synapsis Similar Albums: Gravitational Systems , Process and Reality , Major Works of John Coltrane , Four for Trane , Conference of ...

Pinocytosis

...bstances, gathering them into special membrane-bound vesicles contained within the cell. In pinocytosis , rather than an individual droplet of liquid traveling passively through the cell membrane, the... Definition of pinocytosis from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary with audio pronunciations, the...

Interference

... the two waves is a ... WebQuest: Online Investigations of Physics topics: Simple Harmonic ... Wave Interference occurs when two waves meet while traveling along the same medium. ... Welcome to the official Facebook Page of Interference . ... Interference . Switzerland Report - The Craic Was Mighty! ...

Cisterna

...on each other like a stack of dinner plates, but there are usually around 6. The cisternae carry Golgi enzymes to help or to modify cargo proteins traveling through them destined for other parts of the cell. The Battle of Cisterna took place during World War II, on January 30 to February 2, 1944, near...

Biodiversity

...oordinating Lead Authors: Jeffrey A. McNeely, Daniel P. Faith, Heidi J. Albers ... Do Human Actions Affect Biodiversity and the Structure and ... traveling exhibit introducing people of all ages to the issues surrounding biodiversity conservation. Developed by World Wildlife Fund. Biodiversity or b...

Bases

... These adjustable bed bases are manufactured from GoldenRest and are well-built to give you years of trouble free, quiet operation. Visiting or traveling to a military base ? Visitmilitarybases.com gets you there for less, and gives you more to do once you're there. Shower Bases - Find Shower Bas...
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