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A Non-profit Drug Firms Injection to Fight Kala Azar Included in WHOs Model List

In an otherwise bleak healthcare scenario has emerged a heartening development.The World Health Organisation (WHO) has designated Paromomycin IM injection manufactured by the US based Institute for OneWorld Health, a non-profit drug firm, for inclusion in its Model List for Essential Medicines. ...

Prop. 8 Challenged in Federal Court; Ted Olson & David Boies to Argue Case

...the New York Bar Association (2003); the Lawyer of the Year by the National Law Journal (1999 and 2000); and the Commercial Litigator of the Year by whos Who International (2005 and 2008). In 2008 Mr. Boies successfully defended NASCAR against antitrust charges and, with his partner Donald Fle...

Social form of bullying linked to depression, anxiety in adults

... Dempsey said. Theres a definite aggressor and a definite victim. When it comes to spreading rumors and gossiping, thats a lot more difficult to prove whos doing it. And its harder to provide consequences. Dempsey said she hopes this study and others will help other researchers and psychologists design...

NIAID describes research priorities to fight drug-resistant tuberculosis

...ons The NIAID research agenda complements domestic and international efforts to prevent and control the spread of MDR and XDR TB. Whereas the whos STOP TB Partnership plan emphasizes increased surveillance and control and treatment efforts, the NIAID agenda focuses on biomedical research. The Ins...

Survey offers first-ever look at treatment practices for nonepileptic seizures

...petic seizures, which we hope will someday bridge this divide and improve the quality of life of patients suffering from this disorder, adds LaFrance, whos also an assistant professor of psychiatry and neurology (research) at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Defined as involuntary ...

Flu vaccines can reduce respiratory problems by up to 3/4

...ts associated with COPD are due to problems that worsen the condition and infections caused by the influenza virus are major culprits. Despite the whos recommendation that all patients with COPD should receive the annual flu vaccine, the injection is not used as widely as it could be, especially in de...

Facial asymmetry persists despite surgery to correct congenital deformity

...more about this asymmetry, which could lead to improvements of the operation and further our knowledge regarding the cause of craniosynostosis. Oh, whos also an assistant professor in the department of surgery at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, led this research while at Childrens...

Routine screenings uncover hidden carbon monoxide poisoning

...findings suggest that as many as 11,000 cases of carbon monoxide poisoning could potentially go undetected each year in the United States, said Suner, whos also an associate professor of emergency medicine, surgery and engineering at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. CO exposure is...

Public health and cancer prevention: Success and future challenges in cancer policy

...ntion on Tobacco Control (FCTC), the treaty devoted to improving public health put forth by the World Health Organization. The FCTC was adopted by whos member states in May, 2003, and became legally binding for those countries that ratified the treaty in 2005. To date, 151 countries have done so, and...

Child mental health experts issue psychiatric medication treatment guidelines for preschoolers

...raging judicious practice, and using existing evidence and clinical consensus to provide treatment guidelines for these young children, added Gleason, whos also a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Gleason and colleagues developed treatm...
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How your mother's emotional legacy impacts your life

... can create lifelong anxiety and depression in her son or daughter The Me First Mother- whose children come second or last The Best Friend Mother- whos now in vogue but can wreak havoc The Complete Mother- who provides guidance and shows compassion to her child THE MOTHER FACTOR makes clear that...

2008 Ocean Sciences Meeting -- media advisory 2

...opriate fees, regardless of possession of press-eligibility documents mentioned above. They are not accredited as News Media at the meeting. 8. whos Coming The online list of journalists who have preregistered for the Meeting may be seen at http://www.agu.org/meetings/os08/os08media.html . (Scr...

Research uncovers the social dynamics of yellow jackets

...er nest throughout the spring and summer. At the end of the summer, the colony begins to produce males and new reproductive queens. We want to know whos telling the workers to stop making more workers and start making queens, so were studying the life cycle of yellow jacket colonies, explained Goodisma...

Carbon monoxide may cause long-lasting heart damage

...ht direction, there is still much more we need to know about the underlying mechanisms if we hope to someday develop targeted treatments, added Suner, whos also an associate professor of emergency medicine, surgery and engineering at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. The study is th...

Media advisory -- 2008 Ocean Sciences Meeting

... function that will allow automated searches of abstracts by title, author, and keywords is expected to go live soon on the meeting website. 6. whos Coming The online list of journalists who have preregistered for the Meeting is updated daily and may be seen at http://www.agu.org/meetings/os08/...

UBC discovery unlocks tree genetics, gives new hope for pine beetle defense

... out how these naturally occurring defenses work has important implications for the long-term sustainability and health of our forests, says Bohlmann, whos working with the B.C. Ministry of Forests and Range, the forestry industry and the Canadian Forest Service. Bohlmann is also co-leader of the rece...

Children's Hospital neurosurgeon receives grant

...ent of children with brain tumors and optimizing the management of childhood craniofacial disorders. He has been listed in Best Doctors in America and whos Who in Science and Engineering and has been awarded several research grants from the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Pollack represents the epit...

Iowa State researchers develop technology for early detection of viruses

... smaller amounts of material at lower and lower concentrations, Yeung said. Detecting lower levels means earlier diagnosis. The discovery by Yeung, whos also a senior chemist and deputy program director for the U.S. Department of Energys Ames Laboratory at Iowa State; Jiangwei Li, an Iowa State doctora...

Changing the global dietary environment

... comprehensive, effective way demands a massive mobilization across borders, sectors and areas of expertise. To that end, this years event will draw a whos Who of key international scientists, stakeholders and decision-makers, including representatives from the Food and Health Organization of the United N...
Whos in Biological Technology

Board Pieces

... 3) Non-related industry executives who plan on minimum participation should not have a board seat. These individuals can seem like a godsend: someone whos started, run, and even sold a business. The problem is simple: if they cant take the time to learn the industry, the value of their advice will be lim...

Better living through software
Carlos de la Huerga turns burning ideas into burgeoning technology

...ing them sort through whats come before (a.k.a. prior art in patent circles) and make the most of their search time. Patently Difficult Anyone whos navigated the choppy waters of patent creation can tell you that coming up with a workable idea is the easy part. Writing a patent for it that is back...

Silicon Logic Engineering Ramps Up Custom Chips

... really show value that they cant, things they cant dowhen theyre 10 [times] or more cheaper than we are, it doesnt take a brain surgeon to figure out whos the best one to do the next design for you. [West then delved into a recently announced partnership with Mentor Graphics , with which SLE is hop...

Are You Ready for Identity Theft?

...ar at work or in the public. 10 Points You have your SSN or drivers license number printed on your personal checks. 20 Points You are listed in a whos Who guide. 5 Points You carry your insurance card in your wallet or purse and either your SSN or that of your spouse is the ID number. 20 Points ...

Mike Rosen Reviews - eXtreme Networking in Madison

... Biosciences CEO Ralph Kauten, who is the former president of the Wisconsin Biotechnology Association and a longtime fellow colleague in the trenches whos trying to build a biotech community; an executive from Promega ; and the CEO of Teramedica , Christopher Hanna, a diagnostic imaging company in Milw...

AIDS and tobacco are worldwide killers: Is bioscience doing enough to stop them?

... Wisconsin Assembly, added a sobering global perspective to last weeks Wisconsin Life Sciences & Venture Conference in Madison. The special adviser to whos Director-General asked researchers, company executives and venture capitalists to remember the needs of the developing world as they scramble to marke...

WTN Interviews: How WARF is Reaching Out to Businesses About Technology Developed in Wisconsin

... still hard for me to get my arms around this place. I cant imagine if you arent part of it. It really is a complicated place. Just trying to identify whos doing what at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is hard to do. WTN: Who is responsible for implementing WARFs business outreach program? C...

Technology spurs great service, full service, and self-service.

...mers. Transactional kiosks are best separated from informational kiosks. You dont want customers waiting in line with their checkbook behind someone whos browsing. Phone A big solution for small data. Interactive Voice Response (IVR) works well in situations where small amounts of data are gathere...

Dane Country high-tech businesses continue to flourish

...reneurship and innovation in those regions as well. [A statewide directory] would raise awareness for people around the state and outside the state of whos out there, Mohrbacher said. The time consuming, intensive nature of creating the local directories is the biggest hindrance to a larger-scale initi...

IP Surveillance - Another Piece of the Converged Network

... Network Connections Will additional ports or switches be needed? Protocols Will this affect any other applications on the network? Operations whos responsible for what? One of Inacoms strategic partners, Cisco, has provided the following case study highlighting how the police departments in Se...
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