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The ICEcard Combines Peace of Mind and Social Responsibility in One Handy Card: Families Prepare for Emergencies While Supporting Worthy Causes

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- It's not every day people have the opportunity to help themselves and their favorite charities at the same time. From April 1 through June 30, 2009, however, The ICEcard ( http://www.theICEcard.com ) is making it possible for anyone to do ju...

Not Worthy of Support? Democratic Leaders Continue to Ignore America's Youth

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by James Wagoner on the Extension of Title V Abstinence-Only Programs: Yesterday, the House of Representatives voted to extend funding for the ineffective Title V abstinence-only-until-marriage program. The Senate is...

Increasing HDL – Still A Worthy Way To Prevent Heart Disease

Researchers say that they are not abandoning their quest of finding ways to prevent heart diseases through raising HDL, despite of the death of new cholesterol drugs manufactured// by Pfizer. Reducing LDL, or "bad" cholesterol, has been the main focus of cardiology in recent years, but boosting its...

Fox 11 News Anchor Christine Devine to Co-Host 2nd Annual "An Evening for Autism" Event

...s, celebrities, athletes, political dignitaries and community/business leaders from all over the Southland are coming together to raise funds for this worthy cause.     Orange County real estate entrepreneur Barry Saywitz (whose five-year old son was diagnosed with autism at the ag...

DURECT Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial

...ojects as a means of demonstrating that our technologies can achieve the drug delivery objectives set forth by our collaborators and are worthy of further development. These feasibility projects entail anticipated revenue to DURECT of approximately $1.4 million in total during 2...

Sports Icons Troy Aikman, Clyde Drexler, Mike Piazza, Ivan Lendl and Dara Torres are Among the Elite Named 2009 'Great Sports Legends'

..., a respected national business leader and hands-on philanthropist for many worthy causes, will receive The 2009 Buoniconti Fund Award. Jack Schneide...wledged for their commitment to high ethical standards, to their community, worthy causes and achievements as role models. Their participation has helped rais...

Louisiana Optometrists Partner With Sens. Landrieu and Vitter, U.S. House Leaders in Improving Infant Eye and Vision Care

...rvice. Early detection and treatment is the key to addressing vision problems that may affect a child's ability to read and learn." "This very worthy program is helping ensure that children across Louisiana are provided with access to quality vision care and preventative screenings," said U.S. Sen. ...

CBS Radio presents Cars for Courage Boat Drive

... MINNEAPOLIS, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Cars for Courage, Courage Center's vehicle donation program, invites all boat lovers to donate their worthy vessels to the first annual Cars for Courage Boat Drive. The event is sponsored by the Excelsior Chamber of Commerce, BayView Event Center and CBS Ra...

Itanium Solutions Alliance Selects Sweden's Kiwok as the 2009 Innovation Awards Winner for Humanitarian Impact

...t the 2009 Innovation Awards Celebration on September 23 at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. "We are delighted to have received so many worthy entries to our Innovations Awards program this year and would like to thank all the companies from across the world who submitted their Itanium-based ...

Spanish Broadcasting System and 93.3 La Raza to Hold Radiothon for Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland

...r gratitude to the staff at the hospital for all the hard work they do each and every day. Our listeners always do whatever they can to support such a worthy cause, and we know they'll be with us throughout this important event." Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland receives over 200,000...
Worthy in Medical Technology

Leading Experts Endorse Bioheart's Muscle Stem Cell MyoCell Therapy

...ssion, Dr. Christopher O'Connor, Director Heart Center, Duke University Medical Center commented on the MARVEL program "We believe it is an endeavor worthy of strong support. It is hopeful that MARVEL II, which is one stage of the broader MARVEL program, will meet a key efficacy end point - the six-minut...

Newly Published Phase III Study Shows Arzoxifene Significantly Increased Bone Mineral Density

...arch Center in Bethesda, Maryland. "I am pleased with the results from this study and believe that arzoxifene at 20 mg/day may be a therapeutic option worthy of continued development." Arzoxifene is being studied for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women and the reduction...

Landmark Study in The New England Journal of Medicine Shows HPV Testing Significantly Reduces Deaths from Cervical Cancer, Compared to other Methods Including Pap

...r of the U.S. National Cancer Institute in an editorial that accompanied the study in the NEJM. "The remarkable promise of the Indian trial presents a worthy global challenge to implement smart, regionally tailored strategies that will efficiently save millions of lives in the years ahead." Following t...

Evidence Lacking in Multivitamin Study of Women's Risk of Cancer, Heart Disease or Death, Says Natural Products Association

...exactly what constitutes a health claim authorized by the FDA," Fabricant said. "For example, they cite that there is only one supplement, folic-acid, worthy of a public health recommendation by way of a health claim. However, even a cursory visit to the FDA's Web site would have revealed that other nutrien...

Cytopia Concludes Phase I Oral Trial for Vascular-Disrupting Agent, CYT997

...nously. Together, these studies suggest that the CYT997 is a potent and selective VDA which is well tolerated at biologically efficacious doses and is worthy of further investigation as a novel anticancer agent. "Cytopia has now demonstrated the broad clinical potential of CYT997 in both intravenous a...

NVA237 Phase II Results Presented at the European Respiratory Society Annual Meeting Show Promising Efficacy and Tolerability With Potentially Faster Onset Than Tiotropium

...o trials have further confirmed the clinical profile of NVA237 in terms of low side effects and fast onset of action and that the drug has been deemed worthy of further study." Dr Chris Blackwell, Chief Executive of Vectura commented: "On the back of these encouraging results, we now look forward to the c...

The Yolanda Adams Morning Show and Radio One Gospel Stations Raise More Than $1 Million During National Radiothon Benefiting St. Jude

...ed audience," Barry Mayo, President of Radio One. "The phenomenal success of the radiothon demonstrates this community's strong desire to give back to worthy causes that not only impact their community but children everywhere suffering from catastrophic illnesses." About St. Jude: St. Jude Children'...

Marital Status Doesn't Affect Lung Cancer Survival

...f cancer therapy," the researchers write. The subgroup analyses also suggest other differences in lung cancer treatment and quality of life that are worthy of further exploration, Dr. Jatoi and coauthors believe. They conclude, "Thus, health care providers should continue to remain sensitive to the impo...

Nobel Prize-Winning Discovery

...l models are the wind that makes the sailboat move. They accelerate and navigate the research. The implications for human health are enormous, clearly worthy of pursuit. Knock-out and knock-in mice have moved researchers into uncharted waters of possibility and promise. Pathways of many hereditary condi...
Worthy in Medical Definition

Medicine

...9 References 10 External links Overview Since the 19th century, only those with a medical degree have been considered worthy to practice medicine. Clinicians (licensed professionals who deal with patients) can be physicians, physical therapists, physician assistants, nur...
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Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology increases impact, international reach

...gy and surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Ill. "I applaud the efforts of our editorial board members who identify those manuscripts worthy of publication, assist authors in publishing clear and succinct papers and provide readers with essential articles on interventional radiology," said ...

American Journal of Botany named a top 10 most influential journal of the century

...an enormous honor for the American Journal of Botany , to be in the company of such distinguished journals. Our work is cut out for us, to try to be worthy of this recognition and to continue to improve the quality and stature of this society-supported journal." The President of the BSA and former Edi...

Exhibition showcases the 'art of science'

... quality of submissions to the Art of Science exhibit this year made judging almost impossible." "The committee felt that many of the entries were worthy of recognition and it was difficult to narrow our selections down to three favorites," said Dobkin. "It will be interesting indeed to see whether the ...

Breaking the ties that bind: New hope for biomass fuels

...ck by enzymes that can crack the fibers into sugars for biofuel production. "We have been able to identify a chink in the armor of a very tough and worthy adversarythe cellulose fiber," said Gnanakaran, who leads the theoretical portion of a large, multidisciplinary biofuels project at Los Alamos. "T...

Compendium of pancreatic cancer biomarkers established as strategic approach to early-detection

...he genes and proteins that are overexpressed in pancreatic cancer patients, then characterized and compared these biomarker candidates in terms of how worthy each is of further study. More than 200 genes are shortlisted because they were reported in four or more published studies to be overexpressed ...

Moderate alcohol intake associated with bone protection

...Future studies might dig deeper into patterns of alcohol consumption, as we relied on a self-reported dietary questionnaire. Another component of data worthy of exploration is whether the antioxidants found in wine, such as revesterol or polyphenols, have a protective effect on bone in addition to other hea...

LocatePLUS Announces Election of Independent Board

... company provides information as well or with greater integrity. Our product is safety and security, untainted and uncompromised. We are a proud and worthy Company with a product resulting from American ingenuity and hard work. Our utility to our safety and security partners is largely unexplored," state...

Italy's geologic history becomes a personal tale in Walter Alvarez's new book

...ericans working on the geology of Italy. "I hope this book will serve geologists as an antidote to an Anglophone viewpoint that ignores many of our worthy scientific forebears from other countries," he wrote. Even the casual observer can't help but be amazed by the unique geology of Italy. "Italy h...

NC State takes research lead in protecting Puerto Rico's unique freshwater fisheries

..."Just letting the world know the fish are there is an accomplishment," Kwak says. "Many of these fish are very charismatic they are unique and really worthy of conservation." For example, Kwak points to Puerto Rico's native Sirajo Goby a brilliantly colored fish that has evolved sucker-like pelvic fins th...

Soil Science Society of America presents 2008 fellows

...duals as the 2008 SSSA Fellows at a special Awards Ceremony during their Annual Meeting on Oct. 5-9 in Houston, TX. Members of the Society nominate worthy colleagues based on their professional achievements and meritorious service. Only .3 percent of the Society's active and emeritus members may be elect...
Worthy in Biological Technology

New method may accelerate drug discovery for difficult diseases like Parkinson's

...hrough trial and error. At the end of this months-long process, a large team of chemists and biologists usually deem only 1% or fewer of the compounds worthy of further testing in living cells. A novel method, demonstrated by Whitehead scientists and described in the July 13 issue of Nature Chemical Bio...

Top CEOs Declare America's Manufacturing Sector Requires Pro-Industry Policies, Capital Management and Innovation to Maintain Economic Leadership

... manufacturing in America must now include origin and availability of capital. Struggling companies will re-tool and repurpose, and they require plans worthy of investment. The financial community must work together with manufacturers to rebuild for the century ahead. John Engler, president of Natio...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Kraton Polymers for Developing a New Generation of Polymer Grades Suitable for High-Speed Processing in Nonwoven Manufacture

...hind the product development that has succeeded in offering advantages both with respect to processing and nonwoven properties, Kraton Polymers is the worthy recipient of the 2009 Frost & Sullivan North America Technology Leadership of the Year Award. Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this a...

Biotechnology Value Fund Urges Stockholders to Remove and Replace Current Board of Avigen, Inc. in an Effort to Protect and Maximize Stockholder Value

... our intervention, Avigen's plan was to spend all stockholder money over two years on uncompelling products that it has subsequently conceded were not worthy of investment. It is worth reflecting on some of Avigen's historical "accomplishments": Avigen has consumed over $250 millio...

Repair Stem Cell Institute Weighs in on Reversal of Embryonic Stem Cell Policy

.... Fourth, California, with $275 million of stem cell funding to give away last spring, could not find one embryonic scientist in the state who was worthy of two cents worth of funding. Fifth, there are many ways of creating "embryonic-like" stem cells good for lab research, by using what ...

RainDance Technologies and Harvard University to Share in First Massachusetts Life Sciences Center Cooperative Research Grants

...rilled that RainDance Technologies cited the Life Sciences Act as one of their reasons for moving to Massachusetts, and we are pleased to support this worthy collaborative research project, which holds promise for both job creation and important advancements in scientific knowledge." RainDance Techno...

MicroMass President Jay Bigelow Named to PharmaVOICE List of 100 Most Inspiring and Influential Leaders in the Life Sciences

...mpioning courage, honesty and integrity. "Being named to the PharmaVOICE 100 is a big honor, and I'm humbled and thankful to everyone who thought me worthy of it and everyone whose talent, passion and achievements have made my own successes possible," Bigelow said. "There are some exceptionally visionary ...

Project Mind Survey of Israeli Ph.D. Scientists Favors a New Standard of Creativity in Science

...y are more independent in their work, more idealistic, and they attach more importance to creativity and spiritually than others),” noted Devor. worthy of note is that economic and other incentives were not considered sufficiently significant to make scientists accept these risks. Methods to reduce ps...

Boys in the Hood

...and security guards came to the DHS Science and Technology Directorates Tell Us What You Need table, heading their list was an emergency escape hood worthy of James Bond: a one size fits all concealable hood weighing under a pound, folding to the dimensions of a DVD case, and donnable in ten seconds. ...

Boys in the Hood

...and security guards came to the DHS Science and Technology Directorates Tell Us What You Need table, heading their list was an emergency escape hood worthy of James Bond: a one size fits all concealable hood weighing under a pound, folding to the dimensions of a DVD case, and donnable in ten seconds. ...
Worthy in Biological Definition

Human

...that humans matter and can solve human problems, and that science , freedom of speech , rational thought , democracy , and freedom in the arts are worthy pursuits or goals for all peoples. Modern humanism depends on reason and logic and rejects the supernatural . See also: Atheism , Atman , Co...
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