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Greater Boston unites to transform health care

BOSTON--A coalition of organizations representing healthcare stakeholders throughout Greater Boston has been selected by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to participate in a planning grant to become part of the Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) initiative. AF4Q is the Foundation's signat...

The American Federation for Medical Research Unites Top Leaders to Mitigate U.S. Crisis in Clinical Research

WASHINGTON, Apr. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Federation for Medical Research (AFMR) today has brought together several leaders from the public and private sectors to take action against the crisis in U.S. clinical research. This symposium marks the first time that major U.S. government agencie...

Parkinson's Disease Community Unites to Find a Cure at the 15th Annual Parkinson's Unity Walk

First Ever Virtual Parkinson's Unity Walk Launched to Expand Participation and Donations NEW YORK, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday April 25, the Parkinson's disease community will unite in New York City's Central Park for the 15th annual Parkinson's Unity Walk to raise awareness and fu...

HPS Files Comprehensive Patent Outside the Unites States for Mood-Enhancing Compound Naturally Found in Sea Coral

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Human Pheromone Sciences, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: EROX) ("HPS" or "the Company") announced that it has filed a Comprehensive Patent Application with the International Bureau of the World Patent Office for the use of its innovative and previ...

Birthing Project USA Unites to Reduce the African-American Infant Mortality Rate: Pilgrimage to Babyland

-- African- American babies are 2.5 times more likely to die at birth than other babies. -- The US Infant Mortality Rate currently ranks 42nd behind every other developed nation, including Cuba and Taiwan. -- Shelby County Cemetery is the home of BABYLAND, the final resting ...

Community Unites for Physicians for Human Rights Town Meeting on Global AIDS and Human Rights on December 8

Senator Edward Kennedy To Be Honored for Leadership on Right to Health Boston (Vocus) December 5, 2008 -- On Monday, Dec. 8, at Harvard Medical School in Boston, community members and experts join for a landmark town meeting titled ''HIV/AIDS and the Right to Health: Le...

Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting December 14 Unites Families Mourning Children

In the United States, well over 500 formal services will be held during The Compassionate Friends 12th annual Worldwide Candle Lighting December 14. The global event is in memory of all children who have died at any age from any cause. Now believed to be the world's largest mass candle Lighting t...

All-New Doctor.com Unites Powerful Doctor Search with Unique Social Media Features

Employs next generation technologies to help users quickly find local doctors and medical professionals who accept their health insurance. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 28, 2008 -- The all-new find a doctor or other health professional based on geographic location, med...

Entertainment Industry Foundation Unites Major Studios and State of California for Historic Anti-Smoking Campaign

Youth-rated DVDs of movies with smoking scenes will include anti-smoking PSAs LOS ANGELES, July 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) announced today that the six major studios will include anti-smoking public service announcements prod...

ADAO's March 29 Conference Unites Survivors, Families and Physicians

DETROIT, March 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Linda Reinstein of Redondo Beach, California, had no idea that she would help lead a global mission to enhance awareness and stop the production of one of the deadliest carcinogen's that took her husband's life in 2006 -- asbestos. Reinstein is exec...
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Video: Partnership Unites UCB with Consumer Product Innovator OXO(R)

-- UCB offers Cimzia(R) (certolizumab pegol), a treatment option for adults with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis and moderate to severe Crohn's disease, to U.S. patients in an exclusively designed prefilled syringe resulting from the UCB partnership with OXO(R) -- Rheuma...

Neurocrine Biosciences Presents Elagolix Data

... more than 100,000 hysterectomies performed annually. The annual direct and indirect costs of endometriosis are estimated to exceed $20 billion in the unites States. Treatment options for endometriosis suffer from both efficacy and safety shortcomings. The current standards of care such as contraceptiv...

Johnson & Johnson Announces Support for Kohl-Grassley Physician Payments Sunshine Act of 2009

... the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). About Johnson & Johnson Caring for the world, one person at a time...inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ ). We embrace research and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the...

Bionovo Presents Positive Results from Phase 1B Trial of BZL101 for Metastatic Breast Cancer at the Society for Integrative Oncology

...er death in women. Although survival after breast cancer treatment is improving, there are still over 40,000 deaths per year due to the disease in the unites States alone. Bionovo, Inc. Bionovo is a pharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of safe and effective treatme...

Bionovo Advances BZL101 to Phase 2 Clinical Trials After Positive Phase 1 Results for Metastatic Breast Cancer

...er death in women. Although survival after breast cancer treatment is improving, there are still over 40,000 deaths per year due to the disease in the unites States alone. Bionovo, Inc. Bionovo is a pharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of safe and effective treatments for wome...

Breast MRI Scan Could Determine Need for Radiation Therapy

... MRI scans in staging tumors for radiation therapy, he said. About Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, established in 1998, unites the adult and pediatric cancer-care services of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, UW Medicine and Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Cente...

SuperGen Comments on Preliminary Efficacy Update on EORTC Phase 3 Trial of Dacogen(R) Versus Supportive Care in Patients With Myelodysplastic Syndromes

...kemia (AML). The Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation currently estimates that up to 30,000 new cases of MDS are diagnosed annually in the unites States. About Dacogen(R) Dacogen(R) (decitabine) for Injection was developed through a pivotal Phase 3 study by SuperGen and partnered to MGI PHAR...

eHealth Initiative's Drug Safety Collaboration to Partner With FDA on Sentinel Initiative

...nformation about Lilly is available at http://www.lilly.com . About Johnson & Johnson Caring for the world, one person at a time ... inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. We embrace research and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-bei...

The First Annual Cervical Cancer/HPV Conference Tackles Controversial Vaccine Issues and Encourages Advocacy

... National Cervical Cancer Coalition unites women in joining the fight for education and early detection and prevention of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical can...

Researchers Identify Virus Possibly Responsible for Declining Honeybee Population Using 454 Sequencing Technology from Roche

...dentify the organisms present in complex environments without any advance knowledge of the sample." CCD was first reported in the fall of 2006 in the unites States. Since then, CCD has been reported in Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, Italy and Greece. A recent survey of 13 states by the Apiary Inspe...
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VACUETTE® SRT 10/II

Description:... The NEW VACUETTE® erythrocyte sedimentation rate analysers, which are especially user-friendly, can help. The new generation unites the well-established advantages of the existing analysers with whole range of additional innovations which guarantee time-saving standardised analysis...
Company:Greiner Bio-One

VACUETTE® SRS 20/II

Description:... The NEW VACUETTE® erythrocyte sedimentation rate analysers, which are especially user-friendly, can help. The new generation unites the well-established advantages of the existing analysers with whole range of additional innovations which guarantee time-saving standardised analysis...
Company:Greiner Bio-One

VACUETTE SRS 100/II

Description:... The NEW VACUETTE erythrocyte sedimentation rate analysers, which are especially user-friendly, can help. The new generation unites the well-established advantages of the existing analysers with whole range of additional innovations which guarantee time-saving standardised analysis...
Company:Greiner Bio-One

Frontier

Description:... The Frontier Anterior Deformity System unites the clinical experience of Monarch, Kass, Moss Miami, and Isola with revolutionary technology developed specifically for thoracoscopic procedures to ...
Company:Depuy Spine

Stratus CS Acute Care Diagnostic System

Features:... waste System check (electronic QC) reduces liquid QC frequency requirements Suitable for operation in Emergency Departments, STAT labs, Coronary Care unites and Central Labs ...
Company:Dade Behring, Inc.
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Sleep Disturbance

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Retardation

...n to speak, walk, and ... As they become adults, many people with mild retardation can live independently. ... The National Fragile X Foundation unites the fragile X community to enrich lives ... Mental retardation is defined as a non progressive disorder evident during ... Definition of retard...

Chromosomes

...osis In Plant Cells. Embryonic Stem Cells ... Beginning with prophase, the chromosomes appear as doublets. ... The National Fragile X Foundation unites the fragile X community to enrich lives through educational and emotional support, promote public and professional ... The chromosomes of Drosop...

Cardiac arrest

... cardiac death be reversed? ... How can survivors of unexpected cardiac arrest be protected from fatal recurrences? ... SCAA identifies and unites survivors, those at risk of sudden cardiac arrest , as well as others who are interested in being advocates on ... ...
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Prefilled WFI Syringe Provides a High-Quality Solution for Drug Reconstitution

.... “This system can be applied to our customers’ high-value pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical drug products.” “This system unites two of the world’s leaders in drug administration systems and pharmaceutical processing,” said Oskar Gold, Vice President, Key Account Man...

UK researcher identifies just 8 patterns as the cause of all humor

...fferent types of humour. Clarke explains: "One of the most beautiful things about the theory is that, while denying all previous theories, it also unites them for the first time. For decades researchers have concentrated on limited areas of humour and have each argued for causality based on their specif...

NJIT to host major biomedical engineering showcase and career fair

...dical engineering showcase and career fair on March 13, 2009 at NJIT. The annual event, to be held from 7: 30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. in NJIT's Campus Center, unites industry professionals and academics interested in the applied-life sciences. "Explore the Leading Edge of the Biomedical Frontier: Neuro-engin...

Acorda Therapeutics submits new drug application for Fampridine-SR in multiple sclerosis

... have taken this major step toward potentially making Fampridine-SR available to help people with MS." Approximately 400,000-500,000 people in the unites States have MS, and recent studies indicate that between 64-85% of people with MS have walking disability 1 , 2 . Fully 70% of people with MS who have...

US Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute announces new genome sequencing projects

...h as frogs and fowl. This project, submitted by Todd Michael of the Waksman Institute of Microbiology at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, unites the efforts of six institutions. The DOE JGI has selected several metagenomes to sequencecomplex microbial communities that are isolated directly from...

May 14 AAAS Lecture and videoteleconference on artworks by Siberian schoolchildren

...how climate change affects large Arctic rivers in Russia, Canada and Alaska. The National Science Foundation funds the Student Partners Project, which unites K-12 schoolchildren and their teachers with scientists who study Arctic rivers. Climate changes in the Arctic, including melting permafrost in Sibe...

It's all about geometry: Protein contact surfaces hold key to cures

...National Laboratory and extend their research on Parkinsons disease. The researchers are also working to create a supercomputer-powered system that unites multiple programs, including MAPAS with multiple data sources, to carry out comprehensive studies of the mechanisms in diseases involving membrane-pro...

Cummings School receives Rockefeller Foundation grant

...ct. The project illustrates the essential role of veterinarians in public health, a concept embraced by the One Health Initiative. This initiative unites physicians, veterinarians, public health professionals and the private sector in efforts to promote, improve, and defend the health and well-being of ...

New book reveals an evolutionary journey of the human body

... Paleontologist Neil Shubin unites the discoveries of fossils and the sciences of paleontology and genetics with his experience of teaching human anatomy into a written voyage of evolut...

BGSU undergraduates to pilot groundbreaking genome project

...es that contribute to environmental stewardship and clean energy, Xu said. The DOE Joint Genome Institute, supported by the DOE Office of Science, unites the expertise of five national laboratories: Lawrence Berkeley, Lawrence Livermore, Los Alamos, Oak Ridge and Pacific Northwest, along with the Stanfo...
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Ortho Biotech Oncology Research & Development Unites Johnson & Johnson Biopharmaceutical Oncology R&D Assets

SAN DIEGO, California, April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- - Newly Established Organization Presents Data on Advancing Compounds at AACR - Ortho Biotech Oncology Research & Development (ORD), a unit of Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, L.L.C., will announce results from studies...

Johnson & Johnson Completes Acquisition of Cougar Biotechnology

...geting cancer cells and the tumor microenvironment." About Johnson & Johnson Caring for the world, one person at a time ... inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and wel...

Johnson & Johnson Completes Initial Tender Offer for Cougar Biotechnology

...; Development, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company. About Johnson & Johnson Caring for the world, one person at a time ... inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and wel...

Video: Axel Ullrich Named Winner of 2009 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research

...harmaceutical Services, L.L.C. is a part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies. Caring for the world, one person at a time ... inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. We embrace research and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well...

Johnson & Johnson Announces Regulatory Clearance for Its Planned Acquisition of Cougar Biotechnology

... Development, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company. About Johnson & Johnson Caring for the world, one person at a time...inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. We embrace research and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well...

Johnson & Johnson Begins Tender Offer to Acquire Cougar Biotechnology

...ements Act and other customary closing conditions. About Johnson & Johnson Caring for the world, one person at a time...inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. We embrace research and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well...

Johnson & Johnson Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Cougar Biotechnology, Inc.

...is expected to close in the third quarter of 2009. About Johnson & Johnson Caring for the world, one person at a time ... inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and wel...

The Institut Pasteur and Merieux Alliance Take First Step Towards a Long-Term Research Partnership in the Field of Infectious Diseases

...ivities are devoted to infectious diseases and 10% focuses on AIDS research. The Paris institute is the heart of an International Network made up that unites 30 institutes across all five continents. Over a period of 120 years, 10 Institut Pasteur researchers have received the Nobel Prize, the latest of the...

Aegera Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial Of AEG33773 - A Small Molecule Targeting Neuropathic Pain

...73 in diabetic patients suffering from significant neuropathic pain. This study is underway in Canada and Aegera will soon initiate trial sites in the unites States, where the IND has recently cleared the FDA regulatory review process, and also in Europe, where the regulatory documents are now under review ...

Hoosiers Work for Health Highlights Impact of Medical Research and Innovation on Indiana Economy

...jobs, the Archstone study found. About Hoosiers Work for Health Hoosiers Work for Health is the Indiana chapter of a national initiative that unites health consumers, biopharmaceutical company employees, vendors, suppliers and other business and community partners to demonstrate how these diverse g...
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Human

...nguage too, and non-human primates are able to learn human sign language [9] [10] (pdf). Language can be central to the sense of identity that unites cultures and ethnicities . The invention of writing systems some 5000 years ago , allowing the preservation of speech, was a major step in cul...
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X chromosome

...tivation. Mechanism ... With only a single X chromosome , males who inherit the defective gene (always ... The National Fragile X Foundation unites the fragile X community to enrich lives ... The X chromosome has almost nothing to do with femaleness. ... Article: title, desc. ... BCM re...

Sex cells

...line set aside in early... sex cell n. A germ ... Sex cells have only half the number of chromosomes that other cells ... sex cell unites with a female sex sell the first cell of ... gamete ( ) n. A reproductive cell having the haploid number of chromosomes, ... A sex cell ...

Organogenesis

...ant Signaling & Behavior. Prion ... Click here to begin receiving Organogenesis Table of Contents via email. ... The field of Organogenesis unites research in the clinical, basic science and ... infrastructure for the study of organogenesis at the University of Michigan by: ... Online Shoppi...

Methylation

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Left atrium

...m - Free tips, articles, expert advice, videos, communities and more. ... increased pressures in the left atrium inhibit drainage of blood ... unites with oblique v. of left atrium to form coronary sinus ... left atrium . lungs. carries oxygenated blood to heart for distribution to body ....

Chromosomes

...ikimedia Commons for images, sounds and other ... Chromosomes vary extensively between different organisms. ... The National Fragile X Foundation unites the fragile X community to enrich lives through educational and emotional support, promote public and professional ... Chromosome Disorder Outr...
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