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Aging Institute May Die Before its Time, Due To Economic Conditions Yet Washington Based Non-Profit Organization Forges Ahead with Scheduled Landmark Conference

In the face of the most difficult economic times in 20 years, the much-anticipated first Think Tank Summit and Town Forum, hosted by the Institute for Advanced Studies in Aging and Geriatric Medicine, on The Healthcare Challenges & Opportunities for America's Aging Population, scheduled for T...

Sebelius Places Interests of Late-Term Abortionists Ahead of Unborn Children

WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement after Gov. Kathleen Sebelius vetoed a pro-life bill that increases reporting requirements for doctors who perform late-term abortions and allows lawsuits against them i...

SaltWorks' Gourmet Sea Salts Are a Step Ahead of a Top Food Trend for 2009

WOODINVILLE, Wash., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The world is waking up to the pure, undiluted flavor and health benefits of all natural sea salt. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090323/SF86284 ) Consumers and manufacturers alike are discovering the incredible taste and pur...

Embryonic Stem Cell Research Executive Order Places Politics Ahead of Science, Says Michigan Catholic Conference

LANSING, Mich., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michigan Catholic Conference Vice President for Public Policy Paul A. Long today released the following statement regarding an executive order to be issued by President Obama that permits federal taxpayer funding of embryonic stem cell research: ...

AirWare, Inc., Maker of Brez(R) Premium Breathing Aids Offers Tips for Safely and Soundly Springing Ahead During the Switch to Daylight Savings Time

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- AirWare, Inc., maker of Brez premium nasal breathing aids, the first commercially available device for inside the nose that is clinically proven to reduce snoring and increase overall sleep quality for the bed partner, today released five tips to help con...

America's Best Hospitals Way Ahead of World Health Organization on Surgical Checklist Use

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent hoopla surrounding published research citing the patient safety benefits of surgery checklists would suggest medical experts have stumbled onto a startling new tactic to prevent medical error. In reality, research from the World Health Organizati...

Public health and human rights: The work ahead of us

On December 5, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and The New York Academy of Sciences will host a half-day symposium to mark the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The event, "Public Health and Human Rights: The Work Ahead of Us," will evaluate progres...

Child Life Council Urges Parents to Think Ahead to Ease Child's Hospital Visit

- Educational Program Prompted by Nearly 30 Million Annual Childhood ED Visits in US - ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking a child to the emergency department (ED) is a journey that parents dread making, but with approximately 30 million children's visit...

Lumension Security To Host Industry Webinar On Staying Ahead Of Threats

Webinar Addresses Today's Pressing Security Challenges and Outlines Ways to Effectively Address New and Emerging Threats with Lumension Security Vulnerability Management Solution Scottsdale, Ariz (PRWEB) September 17, 2008 -- With the dramatic increase of remote employe...

Red Cross Getting Ahead of Fay as More Rain Falls Across State

Florida not out of the woods with Tropical Storm Fay WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Floridians should stay alert as Tropical Storm Fay continues her slow march up the Florida peninsula. The Red Cross is providing food and shelter for affected Florida residents and has more she...

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Staying One Step Ahead of Osteoporosis

New studies show key steps to preventing bone loss focus on early screening and treatment LAS VEGAS, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Facts about osteoporosis are staggering. 75 million baby boomers are approaching the age where the disease is tightening its grip on their bones. ...

Patient Enrollment in Urgent(R) PC SUmiT Clinical Trial Completed Ahead of Schedule

Study to support Urgent(R) PC clinical success and expanded reimbursement coverage MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (Amex: UPI ) announced today the completion of patient enrollment in the randomized, controlled multicenter clinical study of its Urgent PC neuro...

Clinical Trial Best Practices: Savvy Marketers Plan Ahead with Early Communication Strategies

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Marketers, who have the primary responsibility for communicating the results of clinical trials, see coordination and timing activities as top challenges for pharmaceutical companies when communicating trial data. One interviewed marketing executive s...

Cadence Pharmaceuticals Completes Enrollment of Pivotal Phase III Trial for Intravenous Acetaminophen Ahead of Schedule

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cadence Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: CADX ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on in-licensing, developing and commercializing proprietary product candidates principally for use in the hospital setting, today announced it has completed patient ...

Human Genome Sciences Completes Enrollment of First Phase 3 Albuferon(R) Trial Ahead of Schedule

- On track to have Phase 3 data available by the spring of 2009 - - Filing of global marketing authorization applications expected by the fall of 2009 - ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGSI ) today announc...

Accent on Aesthetics Plastic Surgery Medical Center Selects Artefill to Meet Growing Patient Demand for a Longer Lasting Dermal Filler

...ody over time and require repeat injections to maintain wrinkle correction. A skin test is required prior to treatment or approximately four (4) weeks ahead of time, to ensure a patient is not allergic to the collagen or anesthetic in Artefill. Artefill is only offered by a select group of physic...

Shire Receives Fast Track Designation for velaglucerase alfa for Gaucher Disease

...t the request of the FDA, which if accepted would allow physicians to treat Gaucher disease patients with velaglucerase alfa on an early access basis, ahead of commercial availability in the US. Under the conditions of the treatment protocol, Shire would provide velaglucerase alfa free of charge initially,...

Shire has Filed a Treatment Protocol for Velaglucerase Alfa for Gaucher Disease

...aucher Disease. If approved by the FDA, the treatment protocol would allow physicians to treat Gaucher Disease patients with velaglucerase alfa ahead of commercial availability in the US. Under the conditions of the treatment protocol, Shire would provide velaglucerase alfa free of charge initially,...

ThromboGenics and BioInvent Start Recruitment of Second 100 Patient Cohort in Phase II DVT Prophylaxis Study With TB-402

... This follows completion of recruitment of the first cohort of 100 patients ahead of schedule. TB-402 is a novel, long acting anticoagulant that is being dev...p vein thrombosis (DVT) following orthopaedic surgery. The decision to move ahead with the second cohort of this trial follows unanimous advice from the exte...

Inspiration for 'My Sister's Keeper' Speaks Out

...ion for Jodi Picoult's My Sister's Keeper novel about a couple who conceives a child to save the life of a daughter with leukemia, is speaking out now ahead of the release of the new movie starring Cameron Diaz on Friday. With the help of Denver infertility specialist Dr. William B. Schoolcraft, the N...
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Toeing in

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Reduction in parasite infections ahead for India

Experts from Queen's University are in India today (Monday) to advise the country on how it can reduce parasitic infections which destroy plants and animals. The biotechonology experts from the Belfast-based University are at the forefront of research into the infections which cost the world ec...

Substantial work ahead for water issues, say scientists at ACS' Final Report briefing

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2009 Scientists and engineers will face a host of obstacles over the next decade in providing clean water to millions of people caught up in a water shortage crisis, a panel of scientists and engineers said today at a briefing at the Broadcast Center of the National Press Bui...

Springer looks ahead to the Future City

Marking the year that the proportion of the global population living in cities reached 50 percent, Springer is launching Future City , an exciting new book series which brings together leading experts from the planning, ecological, engineering and design communities from all over the world. The ...

Multiple sclerosis research charges ahead with new mouse model of disease

November 6, 2008, Cambridge, UK A new study highlights the role of a charge-switching enzyme in nervous system deficits characteristic of multiple sclerosis and other related neurological illness. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is one of several diseases in which myelin the insulator for electrica...

Great apes think ahead

Apes can plan for their future needs just as we humans can by using self-control and imagining future events. Mathias and Helena Osvath's research, from Lunds University Cognitive Science in Sweden, is the first to provide conclusive evidence of advanced planning capacities in non-human species. ...

Good times ahead for dinosaur hunters, according to U of Penn scientist's dinosaur census

The golden age of dinosaur discovery is yet upon us, according to Peter Dodson at the University of Pennsylvania. In a forthcoming issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Dodson revises his groundbreaking 1990 census on the diversity of discoverable dinosaurs upward by 50%, o...

Stormy days ahead for coral reefs

The increasing violence of storms under global climate change will have major effects on coral reefs ?and has important implications for their future management. A scientific team from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies (CoECRS) at James Cook University has produced the world's f...

Researchers use dirt to stay one step ahead of antibiotic resistance

Dirt may be a key to how bacteria that infect humans develop a resistance to antibiotic drugs. In an article in the January 20 issue of the journal Science, McMaster University researchers say that study of bacteria found in dirt may be the key in identifying how and why antibiotic resistance hap...

New DNA and RNA aptamers offer unique therapeutic advantages

... currently in clinical development as treatments for a broad range of common diseases, as described in a comprehensive review article published online ahead of print in Oligonucleotides , a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. ( www.liebertpub.com ). The article is available free onli...

Lead-based consumer paint remains a global public health threat

...nmental health at UC and principal investigator of the study. The UC team reports their findings in the journal Environmental Research online ahead of publication on Aug. 4, 2009. The report comes on the tail of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's enforcement of heightened restrictions o...
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AEterna Zentaris to Report Data from Safety Study of Phase 3 Program in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia with Cetrorelix Ahead of Schedule

QUEBEC CITY, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AEterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS ; TSX: AEZ), a global biopharmaceutical company focused on endocrine therapy and oncology, today reported that patient follow-up in the open-label safety study (study 041) of its Phase 3 program in benign prostatic...

Santaris Pharma Delivers Six LNA-Based RNA Inhibitors to Enzon Pharmaceuticals Ahead of Schedule

COPENHAGEN, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- As a testimony to the strength of Santaris Pharma's efficient Drug Discovery Engine, the Company announced today the completion of the delivery of six cancer target drug candidates to their collaboration partner Enzon Pharmaceuticals. All six drug candidate...

Frost & Sullivan Forecasts Early Rebound: Strong Growth Ahead for Global Economy

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, reaffirms its position that the economy is regaining its strength, thanks in part to an unprecedented US $1 trillion stimulus package from the US government and additional stimulus packages fro...

NeoStem Forges Ahead in Its Plan to Open Adult Stem Cell Collection Centers in Key Locations that Can Serve as Hubs to Service Clients Nationwide

NEW YORK, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeoStem, Inc. (Amex: NBS ) announced today that the new Southern Florida stem cell collection center located in Coral Gables, a suburb of Miami, is targeted to open in September. The center is being opened pursuant to an agreement with CelVida LLC. W...

Principle of Recursive Genome Function Supersedes Dogmas; By Andras Pellionisz, Online Ahead of Print; (Scientific Visionary Vindicated)

A Eureka Moment concerning the fractal character of neurons led in turn to a novel picture of genomics where protein structures act back recursively upon their DNA code -- in outright contradiction to prevailing orthodoxy. A household name in neuroscience for his tensor network theory, Dr. ...

Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) to Submit Marketing Authorization Application for XYOTAX(TM) for First-line Non-small Cell Lung Cancer Ahead of Schedule

European regulatory authorities support filing strategy SEATTLE, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (Nasdaq and MTAX: CTIC) reported today that it met with and received feedback from the rapporteur and co-rapporteur regarding its marketing authorization app...

Human Genome Sciences Completes Enrollment Ahead of Schedule in Second Phase 3 Albuferon(R) Trial

- HGS expects to have all Phase 3 data available by spring 2009 to support the filing of global marketing authorization applications by fall 2009 - ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: HGSI ) today announced that it has completed enrollment an...

UD researchers race ahead with latest spintronics achievement

In a rapid follow-up to their achievement as the first to demonstrate how an electron's spin can be electrically injected, controlled and detected in silicon, electrical engineers from the University of Delaware and Cambridge NanoTech now show that this quantum property can be transported a marath...

Israeli scientists show bacteria can plan ahead

Bacteria can anticipate a future event and prepare for it, according to new research at the Weizmann Institute of Science. In a paper that appeared today in Nature , Prof. Yitzhak Pilpel, doctoral student Amir Mitchell and research associate Dr. Orna Dahan of the Institute's Molecular Genetics De...

Marshfield Clinic charges ahead in genetic research

Clinics unique position gives it lead in cutting-edge field MARSHFIELD, WI - TV writers formulating a new drama series on a world-class genetic research laboratory might have problems locating Marshfield on a map of Wisconsin. But if they wanted a look at what is arguably ground zero for th...

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LabX Pro Balance Software from Mettler Toledo, Inc.

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Charles Darwin

...f species by Alfred Russel Wallace , a naturalist working in Borneo , and urged Darwin to publish his theory to establish precedence. Darwin pressed ahead despite illness, getting specimens and information from others including Wallace and Asa Gray . As Darwin worked on his Natural Selection manusc...
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Replication fork

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