Earthjustice/EIP Report: Dangerous Mercury Pollution From Unregulated Cement Kilns in U.S. About Twice as High as Levels Previously Projected by EPA
EPA Ignored Problem For 10+ Years Even Though Some Kilns Emit More
Mercury Than Power Plants; Report Focuses on Cement Kilns in AL, CA, IA,
IL, MD, MI, MT, NY, OR, SC, TX and WA.
WASHINGTON, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For more than a decade
after Congress told it to curb dangerous ...
AMERIGROUP Reports Q2 Net Income of $49.6 Million or $0.94 per Diluted Share, Including $0.43 per Diluted Share Positive Impact from Tax Adjustment
...operations was $2.1 million for the three months ended June 30, 2009.
cash and investments were $253.8 million, as of June 30, 2009.
Medica...une 30, 2009 totaled $1.4 billion of which $253.8 million was unregulated. unregulated
cash declined sequentially due to the repurchase of approximately 745,000 s...
Ecigarettesnational.com Says Claim by FDA and Other Health Organizations Intentionally Misleading
...g to exert authority over e-cigarettes. Considering the amount of male enhancement and weight loss drugs plaguing late night television that have gone unregulated
by the FDA for years, the question of why they are paying so much attention to e-cigarettes is being raised.
Arguments that because the cartrid...
Large abdominal wall lipoma causes bowel obstruction
... Proteus syndrome is a complex disorder associated with varied, disproportionate, asymmetric overgrowth of many body parts and unregulated
adipose tissue. The overgrowth seen in Proteus syndrome is progressive and difficult to manage. Patients with Proteus syndrome require repeated treatm...
Association of Peruvian Anchovy Producers Pursues MSC Certification
...cled, or from sustainable sources. This trend towards conscious consumerism is literally changing the world: If given the choice between products from unregulated
sources and products from certified sustainable sources, research from the US-based Natural Marketing Institute shows consumers will, despite the some...
Buyer Beware! Know What You're Getting When You Buy Online Genetic Tests
...nterpret such genetic testing can provide much-needed guidance during the process.
Both speakers pointed out that direct-to-consumer tests are unregulated
and noted that the tests are more for entertainment than for useful medical information. Even if a genetic test indicates a statistical predisposition...
New York Law Firm Files Lawsuit Against Manufacturer of Zicam Nasal Spray and Drugstore Chain That Sold Product
...counter product, neither the Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Spray nor its labeling has ever been approved by the FDA.
"This is a clear example of an unregulated
and unsafe product masquerading as a product that promotes good health" said Mr. Grossman, who is representing Mr. Coleman and numerous other ind...
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation awards prestigious fellowships to 17 top young scientists
...in is attached to its targets and how this attachment is recognized by cellular machinery is critical to understanding normal cell division as well as unregulated
cell division associated with cancer.
Jianfu Chen, PhD [HHMI Fellow] with his sponsor Lee A. Niswander, PhD, at the University of Colorado Denver, ...
A Substitute for Those Who Can't Take Statins?
...lustrated by the research group's experience after a similar study, which got similar results, that they did last year.
That study used a different unregulated
red yeast rice product. After the study was completed, the manufacturer changed the product formula, eliminating the lovastatin content and substituti...
NSD Bio Group, LLC Selected By U.S. - China Economic & Security Review Commission for Analysis of China's Pharma Supply Chain on U.S. Pharmaceuticals
...ontinued prominence as a global Pharmaceutical supply destination, there is increasing concern over potential health and public safety outcomes of the unregulated
use of Chinese-origin raw materials in today's drugs and nutritional supplements in the U.S.
Unregulated in Medical Technology
Unregulated in Medical Dictionary
...ous (or myeloid) leukemia ( CML ), also known as chronic granulocytic leukemia (CGL), is a form of leukemia characterized by the increased and unregulated
growth of predominantly myeloid cells in the bone marrow... CML Innovative Technologies provides its customers with miniature lighting ... Click...
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Lead-based consumer paint remains a global public health threat
...ations exceeding current U.S. standards.
In September 2006, Clark's team published what is believed to be the first scientific report to show that unregulated
Asian countries produced and sold new consumer paints that greatly exceeded U.S. lead safety levels. In that study, 75 percent of the consumer paint s...
UCLA researchers discover new molecular pathway for targeting cancer, disease
...tenance of tissue integrity and stem cell generation. When stimulated in an unregulated
manner, however, the Hh pathway can also cause cancers of the brain, lung, blood, prostate, skin and other tissues.
Blocking such unregulated
stimulation of the Hh pathway had previously been shown in animal studies t...
Xie Lab uncovers molecular machinery related to stem cell fate
...D., Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Xie Lab and lead author on the paper. "Many protein translation initiation factors have been reported to be unregulated
in different human cancer tissues, so our study may help to understand how translational initiation factors participate in stem cell misregulation and...
'Bycatch' whaling a growing threat to coastal whales
... NEWPORT, Ore. Scientists are warning that a new form of unregulated
whaling has emerged along the coastlines of Japan and South Korea, where the commercial sale of whales killed as fisheries "bycatch" is threatening co...
Scientists develop a new HIV microbicide -- and a way to mass produce it in plants
...cale necessary to get it into the hands of those who need it most," said Gerald Weissmann, M.D., Editor-in-Chief of The FASEB Journal . "Unlike their unregulated
counterparts in the dietary supplement industry, these scientists are using the engines of nature to manufacture pharmaceuticals that must undergo ext...
Activated stem cells in damaged lungs could be first step toward cancer
...l or its descendants leads to clonal patches of many identical cells. Secondary mutations in any one of these cells may provide the signals needed for unregulated
cell growth and tumor progression.
"This work provides a plausible mechanism to account for this type of event that we previously didn't have," St...
Spring fishing season arrives... and with it, amphibian diseases
...rdogs were housed with infected animals.
"The tiger salamander bait trade in the western U.S. is a good model for understanding the consequences of unregulated
movement of amphibians and their pathogens," says Collins.
Examples of pathogen pollution are many and dramatic.
Europeans grazed cattle in Afr...
USGS Science Picks
...ected rivers, used as a source for public water systems, was analyzed in a study by the USGS. Most of the man-made chemicals assessed in the study are unregulated
in drinking water and not required to be monitored or removed. Scientists tested water samples for about 260 commonly used chemicals, including pestic...
Researchers examine role of soil patterns in dam restoration
...orcing dam owners to make costly repairs or increasingly to remove the structures. With some 3,800 dams to its name or as many as 10,000, if small, unregulated
structures are counted Wisconsin leads the nation in total dams and has pulled more than 130. States such as California, Pennsylvania and Tennessee h...
Florida's 'worm grunters' collect bait worms by inadvertently imitating mole sounds
...eached its apex in the 1960's in Apalachicola when thousands of people grunted for worms until the U.S. Forest Service began permitting the previously unregulated
practice out of concern for the impact the industry was having on the native worm population. Now far fewer people practice this technique. The Revell...
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Microbix Sales Grow 22% For Nine Months
... advantage, the Company is entering discussions with interested third parties for co-development and licensing. The presence of a multi-billion dollar unregulated
market for companies in the animal health field or livestock industries is attractive to many commercial players. The Microbix technology has the pote...
Cryolife Once Again Severely Maims an Innocent Knee Surgery Patient
... the life of young Brian Lykins
of Minnesota in 2001.
The Lykins' death, another of the Keenan Law Firm's clients, first
alerted the nation of the unregulated
cadaver tissue billion dollar
industry. Brian's death led the FDA shutdown in 2002 of Cryolife's tissue
business and the passage of 900 plus pages of ...
Old bell system merging back together, but it's not the same
...ay, a divestiture took place that broke up the Bell system into seven regional Bell operating companies (RBOCs) and broke up AT&T into a regulated and unregulated
entity. This was supposed to open up competition and create a new approach to business in the telecom industry. Instead, it created a whole new slant ...
Emergence of Internet video is changing the regulatory landscape
...competition between AT&T and cable companies, the largest of which in Wisconsin are Time Warner Cable and Charter .
The cable companies (largely unregulated
by the state) have been nibbling away at the phone companies' business for years; so many lawmakers may think it's only fair that the phone companies ...
Reforming FDA: Focus on safety, let market judge efficacy
...g the scope of primary indications becomes increasingly necessary. Thus, safety information obtained as part of an application may not be relevant for unregulated
It is also important to recognize another important trend, that of personalized medicine, that further complicates efficacy determ...
Functional Cloning Using
ViraPort Retroviral cDNA Expression Libraries
... a known cell cycle regulatory protein. It
is not surprising, therefore, that constitutive expression of this cDNA
might lead to unregulated
cell growth. Onco-11 contained nine distinct
cDNAs, none of which were obvious candidates for oncogenic transformation,
Unregulated in Biological Definition
...r in young children, particularly infants. Here, the aberrant genetic processes that fail to safeguard against the clonal proliferation of cells with unregulated
growth potential occur very early in life and progress very quickly.
The age of peak incidence of cancer in children occurs during the first year o...
...poikilothermic , are animals that have no internal metabolic mechanism for regulating their body temperatures. Some (usually smaller) animals have unregulated
temperatures, but most have sophisticated physiological and behavioral techniques for obtaining their desired core body temeprature from the environme...
Unregulated in Biological Dictionary
...les 2. Feathers and hair are composed of a protein ... ... Center | Glossary | Poikilothermic . Browse by Letter ... Poikilothermic . having an unregulated
body temperature that varies with the temperature of the ... Poikilothermic organisms, commonly referred to as 'cold-blooded' organisms, are ... ...