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Mother & Daughter Celebrate Victory Over 'Meth'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- "August marks our daughter's fifth year since conquering meth at Narconon California," comments Susan, mother of five and teacher who recalls living with a meth addict. "One day she'd be very nice and the next you'd have thought Satan walked thro...

District of Columbia Cigarette Tax Increase Delivers Victory for Kids and Taxpayers

WASHINGTON, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO ) The D.C. Council has taken an important step to protect th...

President Obama Delivers Historic Victory for America's Kids and Health over Tobacco

WASHINGTON, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO ) President Obama today struck an historic blow against the greatest public health...

American College of Chest Physicians Celebrates the Nation's Victory for Tobacco Control

NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) applauds the U.S. Senate in its truly historic 79-17 vote yesterday and the U.S. House of Representatives reaffirming 307-97 vote today to grant the U.S. Food and Drug Administration meaningful aut...

Mississippi Tobacco Tax Increase is a Victory for Kids and Taxpayers

WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO ) Mississippi leaders have taken an important step to protect the state's kids a...

Hawaii Cigarette Tax Increase Delivers Victory for Kids and Taxpayers

WASHINGTON, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO ) Hawaii leaders have taken an important step to protect the state's kids and tax...

Rhode Island Cigarette Tax Increase Delivers Victory for Kids and Taxpayers; $1 Increase Gives State Highest Cigarette Tax in the Nation

WASHINGTON, April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO ) Rhode Island's leaders have taken decisive action to protect the state's kids and t...

LYSOL NASCAR Sponsorship - A Victory for Fans' Pit Stops

PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- LYSOL(R) today announced that it will educate families at NASCAR(R) races around the country about the importance of disinfection to help protect themselves from germs and the illnesses they cause. LYSOL will activate its sponsorship through comprehensiv...

Consumers Win Major Victory Over Seafood Scaremongers

California Appellate Court Rejects Desperate Attempt To Stigmatize a Health Food SAN FRANCISCO, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the First Appellate Court of California upheld the original verdict in a 2006 case which established that the trace levels of mercury in canned tuna are na...

Executive Order on Embryonic Stem Cells 'A Sad Victory of Politics Over Science and Ethics,' Says Cardinal Rigali

WASHINGTON, March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cardinal Justin Rigali, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities, today called President Obama's executive order on embryonic stem cell research "a sad victory of politics over science and ethics." Under th...
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New Cancer Treatment Stops Aggressive Sarcomas

...t. Still, the sarcomas as a group are so aggressive and uniformly fatal that being able to stop their growth and spread is very exciting. It's a major victory for these individuals, and it mirrors the success we're seeing in the great majority of patients so far." The protocol also is offered for qualifying...

NIH Funds New Wellstone Research Center for Muscular Dystrophy at Boston Biomedical Research Institute

...s and in front of Congress, the NIH and the scientific community for 20 years for funds, increased research and attention for this disease. "This is a victory for all of us," says Perez. "It represents decades of work by dedicated researchers, Society leaders and patients to find a research home for this dis...

Victory Pharma, Inc. Reports MGX006 Enters Into Pivotal Development Program

... SAN DIEGO, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- victory Pharma, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company f... for the treatment of nausea and vomiting. About victory Pharma, Inc. victory Pharma, Inc. is a private San Diego based specialt...
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Child Health

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Risk and reward compete in brain

... That familiar pull between the promise of victory and the dread of defeat whether in money, love or sport is rooted in the brain's architecture, according to a new imaging study. Neuroscientists ...

NeuralIQ Expands Global Leadership Team, Names Donnie Blanks CEO

...ralIQ was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California. We believe that information security is an ongoing war and that the key to victory is superior intelligence. Marked by a passion for meeting these unconventional threats with unconventional technology, our growing team of researchers...

New technology for boosting vaccine efficiency

... After we established the technology allowing us to create a form of viral protein that would be easily processed inside the cell, we thought that victory would be rather straightforward - commented Dr. Petr Ilyinskii of Cure Lab.- A modified protein with disrupted structure would provide protein segment...

USF professor gives historical look at physiology and WWII air war

...(April 11, 2008) World War II-era physiologists helped solve physiological problems related to flight, research that helped pave the way for an Allied victory in the air, according to Jay B. Dean, of the University of South Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Dean prepared a presentation on his historical re...

Mandate for public access to NIH-funded research poised to become law

... in another step toward support for public access to publicly funded research becoming United States law. Last nights Senate action is a milestone victory for public access to taxpayer-funded research, said Heather Joseph, Executive Director of SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coali...

Cells re-energize to come back from the brink of death

...arch has shown that cells that become cancerous lack caspase and other proteins needed to support apoptosis after MOMP releases cytochrome c. But this victory over death is short-lived if CICD is activated. However, some cancerous cells not only dodge death from apoptosis by eliminating caspase activation, b...

Natural polyester makes new sutures stronger, safer

...ing them soon, in partnership with another company. "Not only is it technically and in an engineering sense a tremendous victory, but it's also a victory for society because this leads to new medical devices that can help people in new and novel ways," said Sinskey, who is one of the founders of Tepha a...

Genetic tug of war determines sexual differentiation

... it commits to either a male testis or a female ovary. If this equilibrium is tipped in favor of Wnt4, the gonad develops into an ovary, while an Fgf9 victory leads to the formation of a testis. What tips the balance in favor of male is a third gene, Sry, located on the Y chromosome in the genome and know...

Study shows hope for ridding lakes of clawed invader

...on (NSF), the long-term study of the feasibility of evicting the rusty from the 110-acre lake is now in its sixth year. It holds the promise of a rare victory in the war against introduced invasive species. Since 2001, the UW-Madison researchers, aided by a small army of undergraduate students and the Wi...

Lance Armstrong through a physiological lens: hard training boosts muscle power 8%

... Catch an athlete with clear potential early in his career, study his physiology over an incredibly eventful seven years including victory in the Tour de France, and you might uncover some incredibly important, indeed amazing facts about what training and dedication can accomplish. What...
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Governor Patrick Announces Life Sciences Initiative Victory With Organogenesis' New Headquarters

Regenerative Medicine leader to expand space and employees in Massachusetts, encompassing over 250,000 square feet for new global headquarters CANTON, Mass., April 3, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Joined by local officials and Organogenesis, Inc.'s CEO Geoff MacKay, G...

Weil Gotshal Wins Major Victory for Applera; Secures Summary Judgment Invalidating Three Patents

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- In a major victory for its client, Applera Corporation, a global leader in DNA sequencing technologies, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP won a summary judgment ruling invalidating three key contested life sciences patents. In the action, Enzo Biochem, Inc., had cla...

Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P. Announces Overwhelming Support to Remove the Board of Directors of Avigen, Inc. at Special Meeting of Stockholders

... Concurs with Avigen's decision to return capital to stockholders through liquidation A decisive victory for stockholder democracy SAN FRANCISCO, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P. ("BVF"), today announced that stockholders of Av...

40 High-Achieving Students with Cystic Fibrosis Receive $100,000 Total in Higher Education Scholarships From SolvayCARES(SM)

... Thriving Student Achiever will be determined. "At Solvay Pharmaceuticals, we believe that reaching the milestone of graduation signifies tremendous victory for young people with CF and their families, and demonstrates courage and commitment," said Dr. Stephen Hill, president and chief executive officer of...

FDA Gets Knocked Out in Endotec, Inc. Ruling

... this surgery, I no longer have sharp or stabbing pains. I am continuing to improve and can get around better than I have in years." "This is a huge victory because it allows me to do what I've been doing for 30 years which is replacing ankles in patients who need it," said Dr. Buechel. "The FDA is out of ...

Silence Therapeutics Announces Successful Opposition of Glover Patent

...Officer of Silence Therapeutics, said, "The Glover patent was arguably Alnylam's broadest patent and the successful opposition represents an important victory for us in allowing us to maintain our Freedom to Operate. We have long believed that this patent would be revoked and are very pleased with the outcom...

New York Benefit to Celebrate Recent Medical Marijuana Successes

... A Night of Music & Comedy to Help Push Campaign to victory May 14, 2008 - Highline Ballroom Spring Soiree to Benefit Effort to Protect Seriously Ill New York Patients ...

AGA Medical Corporation Responds to Occlutech Statement on the Status of the Ongoing Patent Litigation in Europe

...POLIS, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- AGA Medical today issued the following response to a press release distributed on February 7, 2008 regarding a purported victory Occlutech GmbH had achieved in the AIPPI in AGA's patent dispute with Occlutech. The release suggested that a proceeding of some sort was conducted be...

Murray Leads Delegation in Securing $2.1 Million for Proton Therapy Center

...helping science to move forward and providing hope for the millions of patients and families who suffer with the realities of cancer." "This funding victory will help make a promising new treatment a reality for patients fighting cancer, especially children," said Reichert. "I was pleased to work with my c...

NFL Hall of Fame Legend Fred Biletnikoff Joins AFL/Signalife Cardiovascular Protection Team

...etnikoff demonstrated on a world stage what passion and focus mean as he delivered an unprecedented performance in leading his team to an overwhelming victory in the Super Bowl. In 1999, Mr. Biletnikoff was ranked number 94 on The Sporting News "list of the 100 Greatest Football Players." The Fred Biletniko...
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Stele

...ith the names and titles of the deceased or living — inscribed, carved in relief, or... The Merneptah Stele — also known as the Israel Stele or victory Stele of Merneptah — is an inscription by the Ancient Egyptian king Merneptah, which appears on the reverse side of a granite stele erected by the...

Nodes of Ranvier

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Frond

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Cisterna

... January 30 to February 2, 1944, near Cisterna , Italy, as part of the battle of Anzio that followed Operation Shingle. The battle was a clear German victory which also had repurcussions on the employment of U.S.... cisterna n. , pl. -nae . Anatomy. A fluid-containing sac or cavity in the body of an or...
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