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Drugs against winter vomiting disease one step closer

The virus that causes winter vomiting disease invades cells by attaching to particular sugar molecules on the surface of the cells. This is the conclusion of a thesis presented at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. This result may be an important step in the development of ...

Twin Sisters Set Their Sights On Biathlon Gold At The 2010 Winter Games

Identical twins, Tracy and Lanny Barnes are ranked among the top competitors in the world for Biathlon competitions. As former Olympians, they're striving to grab the gold at the 2010 Winter Games to be held in Vancouver, Canada. Lanny and Tracy are crediting Sinus Buster, a natural nasal spray m...

Physicians' Surgical Care Center of Winter Park and Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) Are Proud to Announce New State of the Art Equipment

WINTER PARK, Fla., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians' Surgical Care Center and Surgical Care Affiliates, LLC have recently acquired the Stryker 1080p wireless high definition video systems for use in each of their four operating rooms. This equipment will assist their orthopedic and ear, nose an...

AMDL, Inc. to Present at 5th Annual Winter Technology Conference Hosted by Security Research Associates, Inc.

TUSTIN, Calif., March 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMDL, Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: ADL), a US-based pharmaceutical company with major operations in China, announced today its Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mr. Douglas MacLellan will present at Security Research Associates' (SRA) 5th ...

Leading Cause of Stress to Military War Veterans Key Topic at 35th Advanced International Winter Symposium

Distinguished Visiting Faculty Member Dr. Jerry A. Boriskin of University of the Rockies Delivers Keynote COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time when many military men and women are returning home from combat, Dr. Jerry A. Boriskin, distinguished visiting faculty member of...

The Quantum Group to Present at 5th Annual Winter Technology Conference

WELLINGTON, Fla., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Quantum Group, Inc. (NYSE Amex: QGP ) ( www.QuantumMD.com ), a Healthcare Services Organization (HSO), announced today that Senior Vice President and Chief Technology & Innovations Officer, Pete Martinez is scheduled to pr...

Economic Woes Add to Winter Blues, Mental Health Concerns

The National Council for Community and Behavioral Healthcare -- a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) association representing 1,300 organizations nationwide -- has been tracking increases in the number of new patients being admitted to mental health centers for symptoms of stress and anxiety. ...

Contact Lens Wearers Should Blink More Often During Winter - Tips from VisionDirect.com to Keep Eyes Moist During Dry Winter Months

Vision Direct, Inc., a leading online retailer of contact lenses in the United States wants to remind contact lens wearers that discomfort and possible infection from dry winter eyes can be easily prevented. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) February 9, 2008 -- Vision Direct, Inc. ...

Wesley Mosley Selected to Participate in Global Youth Activation Summit During the 2009 Special Olympics World Winter Games

130 Youth Leaders to Meet in Boise, Idaho, Feb. 7-13 to Promote Acceptance and Understanding of People with Intellectual Disabilities Around the World ATLANTA, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wesley Mosley from Tucker, Ga. was selected from among hundreds of applicants from around the wor...

Red Cross Caring for People in Eight States as Winter Storm Leaves Hundreds of Thousands Without Power

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Almost 5,000 people escaped their frigid homes last night in American Red Cross shelters in areas where utility companies are working to restore power to more than 770,000 homes and businesses still in the dark after this week's storm. With new snow o...

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Winter in Medical Technology

Intra-Cellular Therapies Presents Data on Its Schizophrenia and Cognition in Schizophrenia Programs at the 14th Biennial Winter Workshop on Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorders

NEW YORK, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Intra-Cellular Therapies, Inc. (ITI), announced the presentation of preclinical data on ITI-007, its first-in-class dual 5HT2A receptor antagonist/dopamine receptor phosphoprotein modulator (DPPM) for the treatment of schizophrenia, and ITI-002, ITI's family o...

Flu Vaccine Used Last Winter Seems to Have Been Less Effective Than Vaccines Used in Previous Years

ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 02, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Harris Poll suggests that the flu vaccine used before last winter may have been less effective than the vaccines used in some previous years. The adults who had flu shots before last winter were only 24 percent less likely to get the flu than tho...

June 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Summer Skin Problems, Low Vision and Pilates

...rms and thighs. People with fair skin and limited sun exposure in the winter are most susceptible. With increasing sun exposure, this type of light sens...sually decreases over time. But the same rash may recur next spring after a winter without sun exposure. Prevention -- Using sunblock and limiting sun...

deCODE-led Megastudy Finds New Genetic Clues to Causes of Schizophrenia

...k between schizophrenia immune response. It has long been known, for example, that a disproportionately large number of schizophrenics are born in the winter and spring, when influenza rates are usually highest. All of the variants found in this study are very common and each is associated with a modest inc...

Video: New Survey Finds Mothers See Influenza as a Serious Health Threat, but Often Don't Get Their Families Vaccinated

...enza.org to find a flu clinic in their area. The influenza season usually peaks in February or March, so vaccination should continue though the fall, winter and spring." About the Survey This survey was conducted via telephone within the United States by CARAVAN Opinion Research Corporatio...

MedImmune Advances Pediatric Disease Prevention Program With Start of Phase 1/2a Clinical Trial for Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccine

...ections. RSV is the most common respiratory infection in infancy or childhood that circulates in the Northern Hemisphere predominantly in the fall and winter months. Approximately one-half of all infants are infected with RSV during the first year of life, and nearly all children have been infected at least...

Just in Time for Winter, a New Berry That's Good for Your Health

...e one found in Sambucol(R), helps the body to maintain a strong defense to fight the many types of viruses that will be trying to invade it during the winter months and beyond." The benefits of the elderberry can be traced back to prehistoric times. Evidence of this use has been seen in Stone Age villages...

Interim Analysis of 12-Month Data from e-HEALING Registry Shows Good Safety and Efficacy in Real-World Use of OrbusNeich's Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R stent(TM)

...ays, six months and 12 months. The primary endpoint of the registry is target vessel failure at 12 months. In a related presentation at TCT 2008, de winter and his colleagues reported data from the Academic Medical Center's single-center, real-world study of the Genous stent in patients with predominantly...

Data From Multiple Clinical Trials of OrbusNeich's Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R stent(TM) to be Presented at TCT 2008

... from e-HEALING, a monitored, multi-center, worldwide (outside the United States) prospective registry with 5,000 enrolled patients. In addition, de winter and his colleagues will provide one-year follow-up data in an electronic poster that will be available for download and viewing throughout the convent...

NARSAD Researchers Identify Specific Genes and Family Traits Linked to Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder and Depression

...One reason, confirmed by epidemiological studies, is poor dietary intake. Based on examining two major famines in the 20th century -- the Dutch Hunger winter of 1944-45 brought about by the Nazi occupation in World War II and the Chinese famine in 1959-61 -- scientists found that the incidence of schizophre...
Winter in Medical Products

17a-OH Progesterone RIA Test

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17a-OH Progesterone EIA Test

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Winter in Medical Dictionary

Vitamin D

... What's really remarkable is that vitamin D deficiency is epidemic throughout the ... Re: Lack of Vitamin D - The Real Reason Flu Hits In winter ... What are safe levels of Vitamin D ? How could the current recommendations be so far off? ... Vitamin D is an oil soluble substance that...

Urology

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Tetany

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Taste

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Surgery

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Sore Throat

...ases, a sore throat is the first sign that ... Many people have a mild sore throat at the beginning of every cold. ... the months of dry winter air, some people will wake up with a sore throat most mornings. ... Sore throat — Comprehensive overview covers causes, treatmen...

Skin color

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Sac

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Red urine

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Nosebleeds

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Winter in Biological News

Highest ever winter water temperatures recorded

Tasmania's east coast is recording its highest-ever winter water temperatures of more than 13C up to 1.5C above normal due to a strengthening of an ocean current originating north of Australia. Satellites have given oceanographers an insight into a remarkable phenomenon a significant extens...

Moving in for the winter toxic brown recluse spiders pose danger

COLUMBIA, Mo. As the cold weather creeps in, so do brown recluse spiders. True to their name, the brown recluse is a shy, reclusive spider looking for a warm home. Drawn to clutter, closets and complex storage environments, the spiders actually want to stay away from humans. But, if care is not t...

Even the Antarctic winter cannot protect Wilkins Ice Shelf

Wilkins Ice Shelf has experienced further break-up with an area of about 160 km breaking off from 30 May to 31 May 2008. ESA's Envisat satellite captured the event the first ever-documented episode to occur in winter. Wilkins Ice Shelf, a broad plate of floating ice south of South America on t...

Female katydids prefer mates 'cool' in winter and 'hot' in summer

COLUMBIA, Mo. Katydid (or didnt she?) respond to the mating call of her suitors. According to scientists at the University of Missouri, one species of katydid may owe its ecological success and expanded habitat range to the ability of male katydids to adjust their mating calls to attract females....

Pathway found that lets mosquitoes fatten up, slow down for winter

COLUMBUS, Ohio Two genes that help insulin regulate mosquitoes growth have been identified as key contributors to how the insects enter a dormant state to survive winters cold. The research finding broadens the understanding of the mosquito life cycle and appears to shed some light on how oth...

For many insects, winter survival is in the genes

Many insects living in northern climates don't die at the first signs of cold weather. Rather, new research suggests that they use a number of specialized proteins to survive the chilly months. These so-called "heat-shock proteins" ensure that the insects will be back to bug us come spring. ...

Melatonin improves mood in winter depression

Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University(OHSU) have found that melatonin, a naturally occurring brain substance, can relieve the doldrums of winter depression, also known as seasonal affective disorder, or SAD. The study is publishing online this week in the Proceedings of the National...

In SAD patients, autumn antidepressants can prevent winter depression

For patients with seasonal affective disorder (SAD), starting treatment with an antidepressant medication during the fall can reduce the risk of developing depression throughout the fall and winter months, reports a study in the Oct. 15 issue of Biological Psychiatry, official journal of the Societ...

New winter hulless barley has high protein

Virginia Tech's Small Grains Breeding Program is developing a new type of barley that lacks the fibrous covering. This new hulless barley offers producers an alternative grain for both traditional and new markets, including food, feed, and ethanol. The price for winter barley has declined since 1...

Warming climate threatens California fruit and nut production

... winter chill, a vital climatic trigger for many tree crop...f California's agriculturally rich Central Valley, winter chill has already declined by nearly 30 percent, t...he researchers found. "Depending on the pace of winter chill decline, the consequences for California's f...

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Winter in Biological Technology

The Risk Management and Patient Safety Institute Announces Winter and Spring 2009 Audio Program Lineup, Annual Conference Dates

LANSING, Mich., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Risk Management and Patient Safety Institute (RM&PSI) today announced its winter and spring 2009 audio program calendar. The RM&PSI ( http://www.rmpsi.com ), a subsidiary of FinCor Holdings Inc. ( http://www.fincorholdings.com ), is a nation...

Winter Park Home to World's Foremost Producers of Large-Scale Decontamination Equipment

...On Friday, August 7, 2009, at 10 a.m., the City of winter Park, Fla., will demonstrate how its partnership w...e workers and citizens. winter Park, FL (PRWEB) August 5, 2009 -- On Friday, August 7, 2009, at 10 a.m., the City of winter Park will demonstrate how its partnership with Aer...

FDA Grants First Authorization of a Commercial 2009 H1N1 Flu Test for use During Pandemic Flu Emergency to Quest Diagnostics' Focus Diagnostics Business

...important in aiding clinicians in determining which Influenza A virus is causing an infection should there be a surge in flu cases during the fall and winter flu season. We will continue to work closely with public health officials, who have done an outstanding job managing the pandemic, to mitigate its ef...

New Report Just Published: World Endoscopy Systems Market Report

...stems, Inc (USA) -Olympus Corporation (Japan) -Olympus America, Inc (USA) -KeyMed Ltd (UK) -Olympus Europa GmbH (Germany) -Olympus winter & IBE GmbH (Germany) -Onis SA (Belgium) -Optiscan Pty, Ltd (Australia) -Optomic Espana SA (Spain) -Papapostolou (Greece) -PEE ...

CEL-SCI Corporation Releases Letter to Shareholders

...eclared a swine flu health emergency amidst escalating morbidity and mortality in the Southern Hemisphere. Argentina's experience in dealing with the winter flu season shows us how challenging our own flu season will likely be this fall and winter, even without the virus getting worse. In the United King...

Ecologists propose first prevention for white-nose syndrome death in bats

... has baffled scientists since its discovery in the winter of 2006 in upstate New York, where hibernating bat...amount of time spent out of hibernation during the winter months. Their results, they say, provide evidence ...ed bats save their energy reserves and survive the winter is to provide them with a heat source, so they don...

Bluegiga Provides Health Device Profile for its Bluetooth OEM Modules

... CONTINUA winter SUMMIT and TOKYO, February 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Bluegiga announced today that its OEM Bluetooth modules are now available with Bluetooth Health Device Pr...

The EntreTech Forum Presents... Greening Of America - The Conversion of Bio-Agriculture, Bio-Energy, and Bio-Products to Eco-Sustainable Businesses

... Tuesday, February 17, 2009 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. The Enterprise Center at Foley Hoag, The Bay Colony Corporate Center 1000 winter St., Ste. 4000 Waltham, MA Cost: $25. public $10. students & active military For information, registration and directions v...

BioLife Solutions Launches BioPreservation Today(R) Industry Newsletter

... help hospital transplant labs and commercial companies to overcome, via their products and consulting services." A downloadable version of the winter 2009 issue of BioPreservation Today can be found here: http://www.biolifesolutions.com/docs/bpt/bptwinter09.pdf . BioLife Solutions will be pr...

Minimally Invasive Surgery: Olympus Further Enhances Credentials by Entering Into Exclusive Sales and Distribution Partnership With Market and Technology Leader Advanced Surgical Concepts

...vasive surgery from a single source," explains Heinz Jacqui, CEO at Olympus winter & Ibe, referring to the strategic distribution partnership. In addition...ion, please contact: Silvia Schanze Corporate Marketing Olympus winter & Ibe GmbH Kuhnstrasse 61, 22045 Hamburg Tel: +49-40-669-66-237...
Winter in Biological Definition

Drosophila

...litan holometabolous insect, that is found in all warm countries, while in cooler regions, it is established by migrants during the summer or can over winter in warm places." (Weigmann, 2003) They appear on over-ripe fruit in kitchens, they swarm in thousands about the residue produced by the pressing of...

Warm-blooded

... so were assumed to have the same temperature as their surroundings. In winter , there may not be enough food to enable an endotherm to keep its metabolic...the entrances to the nest and fan air in and out of the nest to cool it. In winter if the nest becomes too cold, they will shiver their wing muscles until the...

Thermoregulation

...ely on their surroundings. There are, however, certain mammals which are exceptions, being warm-blooded during the summer, but cold-blooded during the winter when they hibernate; such are the hedgehog, bat and dormouse. John Hunter suggested that two groups should be known as "animals of permanent heat at a...
Winter in Biological Dictionary

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Repeats

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Isozyme

... a crop breeding ... To interprete isozyme 2 patterns correctly, their sub-unit composition (number of ... Isozyme studies may be performed on winter buds, leaves or current year needles. ... The purification of the C isozyme of PFK-1 is presented and the kinetic ... presented ample evidence th...
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