portionpals(R) Sales Reach a Whopping 250,000 Units in 3 Months!
NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- portionpals(R), the fastest growing
weight loss tool on the market has officially reached the quarter million
sales mark with no national retail distribution in only its 3rd full month
of operation. "Our sales are coming strictly from word-of-mouth," says Mat...
Cough costs UK a whopping ￡979m!
The group representing respiratory specialists declared yesterday that coughing costs the UK economy a huge amount of ￡979million annually.//
Lost of productivity when sufferers are not well costs approximately ￡875million, while the health service industry loses ￡104million.
It Isn't Just Vanity! Local MedSpa Seeks to Correct and Educate.
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The pressure to look younger in Hollywood will never go away. Despite the poor economy, a whopping
12.1 million cosmetic procedures were performed in 2008, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. One would think the amount of money s...
Omega-3 Fatty Acid Deficiency takes 96,000 Lives Annually in the US
...yle and metabolic risk factors examined in the study, Omega-3 fatty acid deficiency ranked as the sixth highest killer of Americans, responsible for a whopping
72,000 to 96,000 preventable deaths yearly. Omega-3 fatty acid deficiency even beat out high trans fat intake, which is responsible for an estimated 6...
For adolescent crime victims, genetic factors play lead role
...etween siblings) explained the remaining variance. But among adolescents who were victimized repeatedly, the effect of genetic factors accounted for a whopping
64 percent of the variance.
"It stands to reason that, if genetics are part of the reason why some young people are victimized in the first place,...
Arbitrator Calls Fresno Board of Supervisors' Planned Cuts to Homecare Workers 'Perverse'; Orders Cuts Reduced
Due to the multiplying effect of that lost income, the City will lose $2.2 million in tax revenue and Fresno area business will lose a whopping
$12.6 million in sales revenue.
The leaders of this organization did not take action to stop the cuts t...
New Sports Supplement Company to Partner with Indus Biotech
...ass and strength, while also losing fat. In fact, it was proven that the TORABOLIC group increased bench-press strength by 100% and decreased fat by a whopping
475% over the placebo group! Consumers are now able to get their hands on ANABEUTROL at GNC stores across America.
EP2's exclusive partnership w...
Blacks, Hispanics Less Apt to Get Best Heart Failure Care
... treatment. However, among blacks, that figure fell to 77 percent, and among Hispanics it fell further, to 75 percent.
"Now certainly these are not whopping
differences," Farmer noted. "They're modest, and other studies have shown this kind of difference in the past. But what's new here is that all the man...
City Kids Find the Breathin' Is Easier Elsewhere
...ics that is prescribed.
Additionally, a Swiss study found that there was no link between the development of asthma and routine vaccination against whopping
Learn more about air quality and asthma from the Nemours Foundation .
Double Your Income With Thai Yoga Bodywork?
... spiritual grounding.
His recent arc d'triumph is the highly anticipated and indispensable take
home study course, "The Four Attitudes." It's a whopping
8 hours of
instructional offerings complete with over 220 different asanas, illustration
of over 40 Marma energy centers, and it's worth 20 take home ...
Whopping in Medical Technology
Drug Combo Could Lower Diabetes Complications and Costs
... attacks in the United States (by 40 percent) and prevent nearly 4.5
million deaths over a 30-year period. It would also reduce health care
costs by a whopping
$444 billion over the same period of time.
Absent a cure, providing optimal care -- bringing 100 percent of those
with diabetes to their treatment...
Whopping in Biological News
In a last 'stronghold' for endangered chimpanzees, survey finds drastic decline
...population survey of West African chimpanzees living in Cte d'Ivoire, researchers estimate that this endangered subspecies has dropped in numbers by a whopping
90 percent since the last survey was conducted 18 years ago. The few remaining chimpanzees are now highly fragmented, with only one viable population ...
Carnegie Mellon Researcher says China's export trade impacts climate
...me athletes about the growing pollution caused by smoke and smog from coal-fired plants that helped boost Chinese exports 21 percent last quarter to a whopping
$666.6 billion in trade.
"We found that in 2005, fully one-third of China's greenhouse gas emissions were due to production of exports. This propo...
WUSTL researchers spearhead key genome initiative
... so many genes," said Quatrano. "Moss is an anatomically simple plant: it doesn't have true roots, stems or leaves, nor flowers or seeds. But it has a whopping
35,000 predicted genes, many similar to what is seen in flowering plants, but about 20 percent unique to moss only."
Quatrano said that the ancesto...
How sweet is it?
...canned and frozen. It's grown in every state, and according to a recent study published by the American Society of Horticultural Science, adds up to a whopping
$807 million per year industry in the U.S. In other words, sweet corn is big business.
Fresh market production of sweet corn in the U.S. peaks in J...
Growing nerve cells in 3-D dramatically affects gene expression
... of growth, the researchers extracted RNA from the cells and conducted a microarray analysis to determine differences in gene activity. The results: A whopping
1,766 genes responded differently, either switching on or switching off. To check their work, researchers repeated the experiments but this time produ...
Syphilis rate on rise in US gay, bisexual men
...alth released the findings online this week, and they will also appear in the June print edition.
Between 1990 and 2000, syphilis rates fell by a whopping
90 percent, from a rate of 20.3 cases per 100,000 people to 2.1 cases per 100,000. Among other factors, public health officials think the rates droppe...
Program finds lost genes in nematode genome
...were missed by previous genome analysis methods. Moreover, using the software, he and his colleagues have developed predictions for the existence of a whopping
1119 more genes.
Michael Brent, Ph.D., Washington University professor of computer science and engineering, used his unique software, TWINSCAN, on t...
Whopping in Biological Technology
Biotech Hot in July Driven by Positive Drug Data and Acquisitions
... fuel investors' enthusiasm was Human Genome Sciences whose shares jumped a whopping
395 percent in July on news of positive results for its experimental lupus ...
Other major biotech movers included:
- Targacept closed out July up a whopping
338 percent on news that its drug candidate, TC-5214, significantly improve...
Biotech Shows Glimmer of an Upward Trend
...l the trigger' on biotech deals so that they don't lose out to their competitors," added Burrill.
Shares of Dendreon have increased in value by a whopping
440 percent since the company first announced it had positive Phase III data that showed its lead product Provenge extended the lives of men with adva...
California's International Stem Cell Collaborations Must Be Based on Scientific Merit, Consumer Group Says
...t must under the law," said Simpson, "but are there other
costs associated with these plans? For instance, CIRM's proposed 2007-2008
budget includes a whopping
287 percent increase in travel, from $144,000 to
$558,000. Increases of that magnitude demand scrutiny and their value must
be adequately justified."
The IPO Window Cracks
...ial Group is looking for $79 million in its bid to sell 7.9 million shares at $10 each. KNBT Bancorp is also on deck for a fall IPO, hoping to raise a whopping
(by today's standards) $311.7 million through the sale of 31.2 million shares at a price of $10 each.
And RedEnvelope, founded in an era of all thi...
The high cost of employee disengagement
...e truly "engaged" i.e., employees that work with passion and who feel a profound connection to their company.
These first two numbers add up to a whopping
seventy-one percent of workers that are in cruise control and active sabotage mode. While Gallup does not provide any estimates of productivity losses...
Minding the Generation Gap
...h out for is generational.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the number of workers ages 45-54 will grow by 21 percent, ages 55-64 by a whopping
52 percent and over 65 by 30 percent throughout the rest of the decade. This leaves no doubt that the US workforce is truly graying. By contrast, work...
Doyle proposes $10M to expand use of electronic medical records
... to reduce potentially dangerous medical errors and unnecessary spending by helping care providers implement electronic medical records systems."
30 percent of current health care spending (up to $300 billion) each year nationwide is inappropriate, redundant, or unnecessary, according to David B...
Midwest shares in stock-market bloodshed as biotechs falter
...onday came from). The Nasdaq shed blood in the first quarter and the biotech sector was even bloodier. The broad-based Nasdaq Biotech Index was down a whopping
16 percent due to the failure of a number of drugs in phase III as well as the kind of malaise that hit Merck and Pfizer last year with drug recalls n...
Big collaboration links learners to science on a tiny scale
...e measured in nanometers, or billionths of a meter, and can't be seen with optical microscopes. At this scale, a human hair is gargantuan, measuring a whopping
50,000 nanometers in diameter.
In the past, UW-Madison students, through a MRSEC program called Internships in Public Science Education (IPSE), de...
Whopping in Biological Dictionary
...agen derived from animals. ... eCollagen, collagen , ecollagen.ca, natural collagen , natural, ecologic collagen , ecolagen natural. ... It has whopping
45% of active Collagen in its formula ... Collagen is the main protein of connective tissue in animals and the most ... There are at leas...