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Blair Underwood to Kick off AHF's U.S. HIV Testing Caravan, Monday June 8th, 11:00 AM (PST)

LA to DC: Three Week, 14 City Free HIV Testing Caravan Visits Hard-hit Southern US Cities; Arrives Washington, DC , on Saturday June 27th -- National HIV Testing Day LOS ANGELES, June 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to boost AIDS awareness and HIV prevention and testing efforts in...

PHOENIX-AHF/Magic Johnson HIV Testing Caravan & Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS to Host Free HIV Testing Event at 'Off Chute Too'

... -- and they provide the testing, counseling and results all in one session, so people get their test results right away on the same day," said Blair underwood , actor and AIDS activist who is also featured in AHF's popular 'Man Up' HIV testing ad campaign currently running in greater Los Angeles. "It is impo...

'Fight the Bite' Poster Contest Honors 28 Students in 17 States

...6 Alexa Bryan Yankton Yankton Middle School TX 5 Kelsey Chapman Granbury Brawner Intermediate TX 6 Shayna underwood New Braunfels Oak Run Middle School WA 5 Sophie Wilsdon Seattle West Wood Elementary WI 5 Ashley Tabbert Medford ...

High Rate of Early Heart Failure Seen in Blacks

...he study were not on hypertensive therapy at the time they were diagnosed," underwood said. The study points up the need to identify and control risk factors including obesity and diabetes, underwood said. "If we don't get control of the situation, it's going to get much wor...

Blacks, Hispanics Less Apt to Get Best Heart Failure Care

...s country," he noted. "So, yes, here we may not yet know what the exact answer is, which factors working together are contributing to the problem," underwood said. "But what is clear is that there is a lot of work that needs to be done in terms of leveling the playing field in terms of providing options for...

'Just Stand Up' Star-Studded Charitable Single Sets Pace for Stand Up To Cancer Fundraising Campaign

... Rihanna, Fergie, Sheryl Crow, Miley Cyrus, Melissa Etheridge, Ashanti, Natasha Bedingfield, Keyshia Cole, Ciara, Leona Lewis, LeAnn Rimes, and Carrie underwood -- have joined together for "Just Stand Up," an unprecedented charity single in support of Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a new initiative to raise philan...

First Ever National Biovigilance Network in the U.S. Reaches $1 Million in Funding, Prepares for Fall Pilot Launch

...ran Hospital Marymount Hospital M. D. Anderson Cancer Center New York Presbyterian Hospital Puget Sound Blood Center South Pointe Hospital underwood Memorial Hospital University Hospital Case Medical Center University of Texas Medical Branch Yale-New Haven Hospital The U.S. Biovigilance Net...

NEWSWEEK: Media Lead Sheet/May 19, 2008 Issue (on newsstands Monday, May 12, 2008)

...moked in larger batches, it can yield frightening results. http://www.newsweek.com/id/136317 HEALTH: "War on Wounds" (p. 44). Correspondent Anne underwood reports on the growing demand for regenerative medicine, mostly because of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The medicine is a grab bag of techniques ...

Researchers Identify Contaminant in Tainted Heparin

...n screening practices that can now be applied to monitor heparin, thus ensuring patient safety," Ram Sasisekharan, senior author of the papers and the underwood Prescott Professor of Biological Engineering and Health Sciences and Technology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, said in a prepared statement...

Siemens Healthcare Executives Recognized With New Industry Leadership Positions

...rmation technology (IT) and management systems to optimize healthcare outcomes. A nationally recognized expert in the field of healthcare informatics, underwood will use the breadth of her experience working collaboratively in diverse communities to develop and support HIMSS initiatives that leverage the value...
Underwood in Medical Technology

Neuroscience Researcher Has Positive Message for International Alzheimer's Awareness Week, July 6 - 12: 'Even Though World Economy is Declining, Alzheimer's Research is Advancing'

... thereby restore normal neuronal function." underwood says Quincy's own study confirmed that cognitive f...to find the correct words in a conversation." underwood says a key difference between normal, healthy indi...ve impairment occurs with greater velocity." underwood says he is confident that a drug for Alzheimer's c...
Underwood in Biological News

Corals stay close to home

...opulations can be encouraged. A recent study by Australian biologist Jim underwood has found surprisingly that despite the fact that corals cast their eggs an..., certain species of coral show remarkable fidelity to their home range. underwood sampled DNA from coral reefs in the Indiana Ocean and found that individual...

Natural seed treatment could drastically cut pesticide use

... to pests - has now been licensed for use by US agricultural company Becker underwood in collaboration with Plant Bioscience Limited. Scientists have long unde...s reduced by 38 per cent. Initial results were so encouraging that Becker underwood quickly started large-scale field trials in a number of commercially-import...

Threats to biodiversity rise in the world's Mediterranean-climate regions

...ease in urban area was in California, USA and Baja California, Mexico. Loss of natural habitat to agriculture was greatest in southwest Australia. underwood said that urban expansion is worrisome in that it is not only impacting lowlands, which have been the historic urban centers, but is spreading into in...

MIT-led teams unravel heparin death mystery

...n screening practices that can now be applied to monitor heparin, thus ensuring patient safety, said Sasisekharan, senior author of the papers and the underwood Prescott Professor of Biological Engineering and Health Sciences and Technology at MIT. Heparin, a blood thinner often used during kidney dialysis ...

Particle accelerator may reveal shape of alternate dimensions

...of the unseen dimensions. With colleagues Bret underwood and Kathryn Zurek at UW-Madison and Devin Walker a... to visible differences in KK graviton signatures, underwood says. Based on these results, Shiu says, "At le...he geometry of our universe." Last year, Shiu and underwood reported that clues to dimensional geometries migh...

MIT finds key to avian flu in humans

...virus, but it can aid in the development of potentially improved therapeutic interventions for both avian and seasonal flu, said Ram Sasisekharan, MIT underwood Prescott Professor of Biological Engineering and Health Sciences and Technology, and the senior author of a paper on the work that will appear in the ...

Plants give up answers in the war on bacteria

...tto said. "Even if it is in bright daylight, when the stomata are supposed to be open, they close." Some bacteria have gotten smarter. Melotto and underwood found that plants recognized human-infecting bacteria, such as E. coli, and kept the stomata closed to them. Plant-infecting bacteria, like those most...

UWM brain research supports drug development from jellyfish protein

...diseases. Testing of aequorin has yielded promising results, said Mark Y. underwood of Quincy Bioscience located in Madison. Researcher James Moyer, Jr., an as... the protein has never been tried as a treatment to control calcium levels. underwood believes his company is at about the 12-year mark in the typical 15-year cy...
Underwood in Biological Technology

Mental Stimulus Package: Government Officials who Forgot to Pay Taxes Will Receive Free Memory-boosting Supplement

...te or federal income taxes," said Underwood. underwood says Prevagen is so effective at rehabilitating me... Here are a few of the embarrassing situations underwood says might have been avoided had the officials inv...y disease. For more information, contact Mark underwood at munderwood@quincybioscience.com " target="_new...

MIT explains spread of 1918 flu

...piratory tract. Two mutations dramatically change the HA binding affinity to receptors found in the human upper airways, said Ram Sasisekharan, the underwood Prescott Professor of Biological Engineering and Health Sciences and Technology. Sasisekharan is the senior author of a paper on the work to be pub...

NEWSWEEK: Media Lead Sheet/December 10, 2007 Issue (on newsstands Monday, December 3).

...mselves, they are the biological builders that make us who we are. http://www.newsweek.com/id/73355 "Jogging Your Memory" (p. 68). Reporter Anne underwood reports on memory loss and the ways people can keep their minds sharper than ever. There are many hypotheses about why our powers of recall go awry ov...

Sound Focus plans to enter home-entertainment market after taking Governor's prize

...the top? Founders Jeffrey P. Milsap and Michael underwood certainly think so, and they've already made plans...ely cannot hear at all. Key to its development, underwood said, is the availability of high-quality dime-siz...s sound emissions. With a bit of motion detection, underwood said, it can even make a given sound channel track...

Governors business-plan competition starts another round

...s speaker system, which can direct sound to specific locations. CEO Michael underwood said that the timing worked out particularly well for Sound Focus since the..., the process assisted our growth and accelerated our business development, underwood said. The Technology Council is looking for sponsors and any volunteers ...

Biotech firm has strokes, Alzheimer's in its sights

... of the cells in your body are programmed to die," underwood explained. "This is one way in which they do." ...ere short-term memory is formed and ingrained, but underwood believes the brain is one place where location doe...a larger entity with a specific disease interest," underwood said, "so that we'll have a product that goes into...

Big pharma seeks Wisconsin biotech partnerships

...nto the clinical testing stage that will be required before a drug candidate can be developed and licensed. When asked how the partnership was formed, underwood said that team dynamics and personal initiative played a large role. It honestly has to do with the intangibles of relationship, he said. The peopl...

BIO 2007: Wisconsin makes its presence felt

...lot of the neurological damage that occurs as a result of hemorrhagic (bleeding) and ischemic (clot) strokes. Damage from a stroke happens quickly, underwood said, but not immediately. Underwood said the company is seeking $10 million in capital to further develop the compound, and would like to start hu...
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