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Research Undertaken To Unravel the Baby Mind

Psychologists at the University of Manchester are trying to learn about how babies acquire knowledge. For babies the adult world is a complicated collection of sights, sounds and smells. // Hence research is going on as to understand how they cope up with it. Lead investigator Dr Sylvain Sirois...

EANS-News: Alapis Announces its Share Capital Increase to Raise c. EUR 451.1 million

... Greek and South-Eastern European healthcare markets. Alapis has been informed that Lamda Partners L.P., a private equity fund, has irrevocably undertaken to participate in the share capital increase through one or more of its wholly owned subsidiaries by investing approximately EUR 90.2 million through ...

News briefs from the August issue of Chest

...he safety of using long-acting β2-agonists (LABA) in monotherapy for asthma. The commentary focuses on data provided in the metaanalysis recently undertaken by the FDA of safety outcomes of 60,954 individuals in 110 LABA trials. Results of the analysis found that LABA used with mandatory inhaled corticoste...

XTENT Announces Plan for NASDAQ Delisting and Filing of Certificate of Dissolution

...ate of August 27, 2009. The voluntary delisting of XTENT's common stock from NASDAQ and the filing of the Certificate of Dissolution are being undertaken pursuant to the Plan of Complete Liquidation and Dissolution approved by XTENT's stockholders on August 3, 2009. For further information, plea...

Long-term health and social outcomes for neuroblastoma survivors

... lower incomes than their siblings, according to a study published online July 31 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute . This study was undertaken because minimal information exists on the long-term outcomes for neuroblastoma survivors. Caroline Laverdiere, M.D., of the Sainte-Justine Hospital...

Teens May Not Benefit from Pap Tests

...did show, as we have found many times, that low-grade lesions go away by themselves more often in younger women," she said. The study, in fact, was undertaken because many British experts believed that a pap test followed by aggressive treatment of moderate cancerous changes in the cervix did more harm than ...

Colon capsule endoscopy diagnoses 64 percent of total polyps detected by conventional colonoscopy

...eve similar efficacy to the conventional procedure undertaken with a colonoscopy and to date considered a "gold ...ation technique, it was found that the colonoscopy undertaken with the capsule showed a sensitivity for diagnosi...nd the team is aware that the way the procedure is undertaken should be improved. In this sense, the improvement...

Risky driving puts P-platers at high danger of crash

...e to speeding are warranted. These results are part of a series of analyses from the DRIVE study, which is the largest survey of young drivers ever undertaken and was funded by Australia's National Health and Medical Research Council, NRMA Motoring and Services, and NRMA-ACT Road Safety trust and the Roads a...

NIAID set to launch clinical trials to test 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine candidates

... Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health. "With the emergence of the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus, we have undertaken a collaborative and efficient process of vaccine development that is proceeding in stepwise fashion," says NIAID Director Anthony S. Fauci, M.D. A...

Vaxine Wins Line Honours With World's First Human Swine Flu Vaccine

... ADELAIDE, Australia, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- VAXINE Pty Ltd, a South Australian biotechnology company, has successfully undertaken the first ever human immunisations with a candidate swine flu vaccine. "This represents a major breakthrough as it is the first administratio...
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deCODE-led Megastudy Finds New Genetic Clues to Causes of Schizophrenia

... REYKJAVIK, Iceland, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The largest study of the genetics of schizophrenia ever undertaken has revealed several new common single-letter variants in the sequence of the human genome (SNPs) linked to risk of the disease. The study, by a multi...

HEALTHPOINT-Sponsored Venous Leg Ulcer Clinical Trial Enrolls First Subject for Second Phase II Study

...ade, M.D., FAAAAI, Chief Medical Officer at HEALTHPOINT and co-author of the trial protocol. "This is the largest cell therapy dose ranging trial ever undertaken in the area of wound healing." The trial is the second of two planned-dose response trials, extending the dose range being tested and exploring ...

Heart Disease Treatment Breakthrough

...l heart attacks and three quarters of all strokes occur in people who do not have raised cholesterol. Large scale studies of Ateronon are being undertaken at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, and at Harvard Medical School , in the expectation that they will demonstrate that the reduction of LDL oxidatio...

U.S. Naval Medical Research Center Proposed 'RESUS' Clinical Trial in Trauma Patients Remains on FDA Hold

...re forward-looking statements, including any statements implying that any proposed trial will be permitted to proceed by the FDA or that if a trial is undertaken the results will be as expected. Actual results and their timing may differ materially from those projected in these forward-looking statements due to...

ARVO, AOS: Large Study of Lacrisert(R) Dry Eye Insert;

...severe dry eye, that helps to retain moisture, stabilize the tear film, and lubricate the eye. "This is the first major study of Lacrisert to be undertaken in more than two decades," stated Michael G. Wells, Chief Executive Officer of Aton Pharma. "Our commitment to expanding product availability and incr...

China Sky One Medical, Inc. Achieves Significant Breakthrough in Research for Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) Early Examination Kit

...ny's Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) Early Examination Kit has been appraised by the Heilongjiang Bureau of Science and Technology. The R&D project was undertaken jointly by China Sky One Medical and Harbin Medical University. The leader of this project is Prof. Baofeng Yang, the Principal of Harbin Medical...

Ground-Breaking Combination of All-Oral Agents Demonstrates Potential as Hepatitis C Treatment Regimen

...mg tablet, and is administered orally two times a day as a split dose. Roche has backed PEGASYS with the most extensive clinical research program ever undertaken in HCV, with major studies initiated to advance treatment for HCV patients with unmet needs, including patients co-infected with HIV and HCV, African ...

Roche and Pharmasset Initiate Phase IIb Clinical Trial of R7128, Most Advanced Nucleoside Polymerase Inhibitor in Development for Chronic Hepatitis C

...g tablet, and is administered orally two times a day as a split dose. Roche has backed PEGASYS with the most extensive clinical research program ever undertaken in HCV, with major studies initiated to advance treatment for HCV patients with unmet needs, including patients co-infected with HIV and HCV, African ...

U.S. Naval Medical Research Center Resubmits IND Application for Proposed 'RESUS' Clinical Trial in Trauma Patients in the Out-of-Hospital Setting

...re forward-looking statements, including any statements implying that any proposed trial will be permitted to proceed by the FDA or that if a trial is undertaken the results will be as expected. Actual results and their timing may differ materially from those projected in these forward-looking statements due to...

Global Health Research Foundation Awarded $25,000 Grant From Westly Foundation to Study Asthma in California's Central Valley

... these steps should significantly reduce costs while improving patient health. Solutions will also provide important data to a research project undertaken by Dr. Kari Nadeau, an assistant professor of pediatrics at Stanford University and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. The project plans to analyz...
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LNOP® Blue Sensor

Description:...ed years ago that the robust and sensitive capabilities of Masimo SET might represent a critical solution for this group. The LNOP "Blue" project was undertaken based on clinicians' request, patient need, and Masimo's patient focused philosophy. The FDA has cleared the LNOP Blue Sensor for measuring the ...
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Terrorism

...rrorism in the United States -- annual reports from the Federal Bureau of ... United Nations Action against Terrorism -- pulls together all aspects undertaken ... Countering Terrorism on the Economic Front ... annual report on terrorism for those countries and groups meeting the criteria of the Act. ...

Nit

... design and internet marketing. Interactive Franchise Marketing. Creators of ElementsConnect & ElementsLocal. ... These schemes and projects undertaken by NIT , have given a face-lift to this ... NIT is the sole authority for land Planning and land ... of NIT ... Nit -Lab is a fast and secur...

Lesion

... wheals - each one of these wheals is a lesion . ... Clinical Condition: Liver Lesion Characterization ... "Liver lesion characterization" is undertaken for hepatic masses seen by US, CT, or MRI. ... Jeffrey Chang Vivek Chaturvedi A 12-year-old girl was referred to the retina service at the New...
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First riser-drilling research operations undertaken

Approximately 58 km southeast of Shingu City, Japan--Deepsea Drilling Vessel CHIKYU has resumed IODP drilling operations in the Nankai Trough Seismogenic Zone off the Kii Peninsula of Japan. The scientific drilling expedition's first target is located in water depths of 2,054 meters. Following sea...

Leicester research paves way for first use in Europe of an insect to fight invasive plant

...trol the Japanese Knotweed using a highly specialist sap-sucking insect or psyllid- called Aphalara itadori. This follows a rigorous testing regime undertaken by the not-for-profit research organisation CABI at their quarantine laboratories, the purpose of which is to be as sure as possible that potential bi...

121 breeding tigers estimated to be found in Nepal

...rtake the survey simultaneously in all potential habitats," says Dr. Rinjan Shrestha, Conservation Biologist with WWF Nepal. Previous studies had been undertaken in different time periods and at different spatial scales. "To derive information on both abundance and distribution of tigers, the current surve...

Tires made from trees -- better, cheaper, more fuel efficient

...urability of tires made with partial replacement of silica, Li said. Further commercial development of this technology by a tire manufacturer could be undertaken at any time, he said. The newest findings were just published in a professional journal, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing . Ti...

Our brain looks at eyes first to identify a face

...tudy the key data for identification come from, in the first place, the eyes and then the shape of the mouth and nose. The objective of this study, undertaken by researcher Matthias S. Keil from the Basic Psychology Department of the UB and published in the prestigious US journal PLoS Computational Biology ...

Sustainable bioenergy project has global launch

...t," Lynd said in a commentary in Issues in Science and Technology as chair of the GSB steering committee. "Most analyses involving biofuels have been undertaken within a largely business-as-usual context. In particular, none have explored in any detail on a global scale what could be achieved via complementary...

More than just the tailpipe

...s generating electricity for train travel and upkeep of train stations to the intensive energy costs of airport runway construction and ore extraction undertaken to build a car. The catalogue of emissions that the researchers have compiled are taken from their own American context but the concept and framew...

Study suggests obese women should not gain weight

...sterday, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) had recommended that overweight women should gain about 15 pounds during pregnancy. The current study was undertaken to test whether these guidelines make a difference in maternal-fetal outcomes among obese women. In the study, conducted at several hospitals, the res...

Spring agricultural fires have large impact on melting Arctic

...ists from around the world will convene at the University of New Hampshire June 2-5, 2009, to discuss key findings from the most ambitious effort ever undertaken to measure "short-lived" airborne pollutants in the Arctic and determine how they contribute in the near term to the dramatic changes underway in the ...

Comprehensive cardiogenetic testing for families of sudden unexplained death victims can save lives

...xamination of the relatives consisted of taking personal and family medical history and a resting ECG. A second cardiac autopsy of the SUD victim was undertaken if tissue had been stored and was available. Additional cardiological examinations of the relatives were performed where necessary. Genetic analysis...
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Revised: Sinovac Provides Update on Clinical Trial for H1N1 Vaccine Trials

...t. The most severe symptom was pain at the site of injection. This clinical trial is organized by China's Center for Disease Control (CDC), and undertaken by Beijing CDC. The Ministry of Health (MOH) and State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) are paying close attention to this clinical trial. Deputy...

Sinovac Provides Update on Clinical Trial for H1N1 Vaccine Trials

...nt. The most common symptom is pain at the site of injection. This clinical trial is organized by China's Center for Disease Control (CDC), and undertaken by Beijing CDC. The Ministry of Health (MOH) and State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) are paying great attention to this clinical trial. Deputy ...

Researchers unite to distribute quantum keys

...ves an initial estimate for transmission capacity (the maximum amount of keys that can be exchanged on a quantum key distribution, QKD, network). undertaken in late 2008, using the company internal glass fibre ring of Siemens and 4 of its dependencies across Vienna plus a repeater station, near St. Plten i...

New statistical technique improves precision of nanotechnology data

...ow reliable it is." In developing the new technique, the researchers studied a data set measuring the deformation of zinc oxide nanobelts, research undertaken to determine the material's elastic modulus. Theoretically, applying force to a nanobelt with the tip of an atomic force microscope should produce co...

Yaupon Therapeutics Completes Patient Enrollment for Pivotal Phase 2 Study of Clearazide for Treatment of Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma

...and, assuming positive results, will file its NDA shortly thereafter. The randomized, double-blind, controlled clinical study is the largest ever undertaken involving patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. Over one percent (1%) of all people with CTCL in the United States have enrolled in the study. Th...

YM BIOSCIENCES' SUBSIDIARY RESOLVES PROPOSED ARBITRATION WITH ONCOSCIENCE AG

...d Bach, CEO of Oncoscience. "I am delighted that we may now focus our combined resources exclusively on the contribution to the clinical program being undertaken globally for this promising drug. Recruitment of our Phase III trial in newly diagnosed pediatric pontine glioma has been concluded and we anticipate ...

Clavis Pharma Raises NOK 129 Million (USD 20 Million) in a Private Placement to Fund Further Development of its Pipeline of Novel Anticancer Drug Candidates

...al Meeting to be held on or about 15 July 2009 (the "EGM"). Shareholders representing more than the required two thirds of the shares have irrevocably undertaken to vote in favour of the Private Placement at the EGM. Commenting on today's announcement, Geir Christian Melen, CEO of Clavis Pharma, said, "I...

Human Genome Sciences Announces Completion of Enrollment in Phase 2b Monthly-Dosing Trial of Albuferon(R)

...Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. "Even In developed countries, fewer than half of those who have been diagnosed with chronic hepatitis C have undertaken treatment - in part due to the side effects associated with interferon injections, which are currently required on a weekly basis. A monthly dosing s...

Helix BioPharma Announces Q3 2009 Financial Results and Provides Product Development Update

... trial of Topical Interferon Alpha-2b in patients with ano-genital warts. The trial is underway in Sweden and Germany. As a result of the initiatives undertaken to improve the recruitment rate in the trial, over 50% of the patients sought have now been enrolled. Although the patient recruitment has accelerate...

AvePoint and OBS Forge Partnership

...ished in 1999, OBS has offices located in the CBDs of Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane, and Canberra. Based on the most extensive employee survey undertaken in corporate Australia, leading business magazine BRW recognised OBS as a top 10 place of employment in the 2009 'Best Places to Work'. OBS Media ...
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IPL-41 Insect Medium from Sigma-Aldrich

Description:...f the most significant uses of the medium is the large scale culture of baculovirus infectedSpodopteracells. The expression of recombinant proteins is undertaken fromSpodopteracells utilizing the baculovirus expression system (BEVS). Attempts have also been made to obtain the expression of foreign genes in cell...
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Avian influenza

...ithin weeks spread to ten countries and regions in Asia , including Indonesia , South Korea , Japan and mainland China . Intensive efforts were undertaken to slaughter chickens , ducks and geese (over 40 million chickens alone were slaughtered in high-infection areas), and the outbreak was contained...

Cryptozoology

...s of the discipline to Anthonid Cornelis Oudemans and his 1892 study, The Great Sea Serpent . Huevelmans argued that cryptozoology should be undertaken with scientific rigor , but also with an open-minded , interdisciplinary approach. Furthermore, according to Heuvelmans, special attention should a...

Systems biology

...ies The studies that need to be undertaken by systems biology researchers cross several academic disciplines. At one end of the scale is medicine , which is connected via mathematics and c...

Virus

... facilities, expensive equipment, and highly trained specialists such as technicians, molecular biologists , and virologists . Often, this effort is undertaken by state and national governments and shared internationally through organizations like WHO . Prevention and treatment of viral diseases Becau...
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Vertebrates

.... We coexist with many other vertebrates and are often quite aware of them in our environment. ... Information on the research and programs being undertaken at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History. ... Vertebrate Zoology is the study of animals with backbones. ... With roughly 590,000 specimens...

Aerobic

... all elements of fitness . It is usually performed to music and may be... Aerobic exercise refers to exercise which is of moderate intensity, undertaken ... Many types of exercise are aerobic , and by definition are performed at moderate ... aerobic adj. Biology. Living or occurring only in the p...
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