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
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
M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
New York Presbyterian Hospital
Puget Sound Blood Center
South Pointe 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.
HEALTH: "War on Wounds" (p. 44). Correspondent Anne underwood
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org " target="_new...
MIT explains spread of 1918 flu
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.
"Jogging Your Memory" (p. 68). Reporter Anne underwood
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
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
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...