Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Tyler R. Hill Against Ambassadors Group, docleaf, et al., Officially Settled
MOUND, Minn., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Allen and Sheryl Hill of Mound, Minn., today announced the official settlement of their civil action for wrongful death of their 16-year-old son, Tyler Hill; invasion of privacy; and fraud against
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One Million Americans - and Counting - Come Out Against President Obama's Health Care Plan
Petition drive by National Center for Policy Analysis and Salem Radio Network captures 1 million signatures
WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) and Salem Radio Network announced today the 1 millionth signature ...
Indoor Tanning Association Fights Back Against Media Hype over Tanning Beds
WASHINGTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Indoor Tanning Association will run a full-page ad in tomorrow's New York Post condemning the hype related to the recent categorization of tanning beds as a "Group 1" carcinogen.
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Pennsylvania Commission for Women Rallies Against Senate Budget Proposal
Leaders Denounce Plan as Harmful to Women and Children
HARRISBURG, Pa., July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Commission for Women today hosted a rally at the state Capitol to oppose devastating budget cuts proposed by the Senate that would endanger cri...
Elected Officials Voting Against Health Reform Received 65% More in Campaign Donations From Health and Insurance Interests Than Those Voting for Reform
Study explores $187.1 million in health and insurance donations given to 193 members of Congress on five key committees with jurisdiction over health care bills
Black Activist Speaks Out Against Race Preferences in Health Care Bill
WASHINGTON, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An examination of the 1018-page "America's Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009" (HR 3200) - the official Obama health care bill - finds several cases in which grant money for medical training can be awarded solely on factors of race and class. ...
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GAA Calls on Secretary Clinton to Speak Out Against Gender-Based Violence During Her Africa Trip
WASHINGTON, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global AIDS Alliance executive director Dr. Paul Zeitz issued the following statement today on the eve of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's departure for a seven-nation tour of Africa:
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Clay Walker's Band Against MS Foundation Donates $150,000 To Support Multiple Sclerosis Research
NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A Pebble Beach golf tournament pays off big for researchers looking for a cure for multiple sclerosis. The researchers took home the top prize: a $150,000 contribution from multi-platinum recording artist Clay Walker and the non-profit Band Against
CEL SCI Collaborators Demonstrate Novel L.E.A.P.S. Vaccines Immunize Mice Against Tuberculosis Antigens and Suggest Potential to Treat Swine and Other Influenzas
VIENNA, Va., June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CEL-SCI Corporation (NYSE AMEX: CVM ) announced today that its collaborators at the University of Hawaii reported on data at the annual American Society for Microbiology in Philadelphia, PA. This data demonstrates that vaccines utilizing its L.E.A...
IMPACT Study Showed Longer Valcyte(R) (valganciclovir hydrochloride tablets) Treatment Demonstrated Better Protection Against Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Disease One Year Post-Transplant
CMV is the most serious viral infection affecting transplant patients
BOSTON, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- New Phase III study results presented for the first time today at the ninth annual American Transplant Congress 2009 (ATC) demonstrate that doubling the duration of preventive therapy ('prop...
Novel Vaccine Approach Offers Hope in Fight Against HIV
--Gene Transfer Technology May Lead to an HIV Vaccine--
PHILADELPHIA, May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A research team may have broken the stubborn impasse that has frustrated the invention of an effective HIV vaccine, by using an approach that bypasses the usual path followed by vaccine dev...
Cystic Fibrosis - Orphan Drug Designation for Innovative Treatment Against Lung Infections by Axentis Pharma AG
ZURICH, Switzerland, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- An innovative treatment for
infections of the respiratory tract in cystic fibrosis patients has received
orphan drug designation in the US. Axentis Pharma of Zurich, Switzerland
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E-Noses: Testing their mettle against fly noses
Scientists from CSIRO's Food Futures Flagship have made a breakthrough in efforts to extend the sensory range of 'electronic noses' (e-noses) by developing a system for comparing their performance against
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Early detection and quick response are key to defense against anthrax attack
NEW YORK (July 24, 2009) -- A large attack on a major metropolitan area with airborne anthrax could affect more than a million people, necessitating their treatment with powerful antibiotics. A new study finds that in order for a response to be effective, quick detection and treatment are essentia...
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BioNeutral's Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade Achieves a 100% Total Kill (Pass) Against the Life Threatening Clostridium Difficile (C.diff) Spores in Independent EPA Required Protocol Testing.
NEWARK, N.J., July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioNeutral Group, Inc. ("BioNeutral") (OTC Bulletin Board: BONU), a specialty chemical technology based Life Science Company announced today that at ATS Labs using the required EPA protocol testing, BioNeutral's Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade Antimic...
BioNeutral's Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade Antimicrobial Demonstrates a 99.9997% Kill Rate Against Clostridium Difficile Spores (C.diff) in Independent Lab Pre-testing Phase
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Sugarcane as a Key Element Against Global Warming to be Highlighted at Green Week in Brussels
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BD and FIND Achieve Milestone in Global Battle Against MDR-TB
Price reductions for liquid culture tests will accelerate access to improved TB diagnostics
SEATTLE, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company; NYSE: BDX ), a leading global medical technology company, and FIND (Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics), a Swiss f...
New Phase 3 Data Continue to Indicate that Wyeth's Investigational 13-valent Vaccine Has the Potential to Broaden Coverage Against Pneumococcal Disease
COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New data from Phase 3 European clinical trials reinforce that Wyeth's (NYSE: WYE ) investigational pneumococcal vaccine, Prevenar 13* (Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Conjugate Vaccine, 13-valent [Adsorbed]), has the potential to provide cov...
Celator(R) Pharmaceuticals Presents Data on the Activity of CPX-351 Against Leukemia at the European Hematology Association Congress
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