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Health Insurance: Stay Protected Amid Layoffs, Budget Cuts

Insurance Regulators Offer Tips, Information for Consumers KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- With the national unemployment rate at 8.5 percent,(1) families are living on tighter budgets, and many are struggling to maintain their health insurance coverage. Despite these challenges...

International Medical Corps Continues Delivering Emergency Relief Amid Violence in Democratic Republic of Congo

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As clashes between rebels and government troops have caused renewed suffering in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, International Medical Corps (IMC) continues delivering emergency assistance to civilians fleeing the fighting, while working to...

Psychiatric Congress Opens Amid Growing Climate of Economy-Driven Anxieties

Experts see surge in cases of depression based on financial woes SAN DIEGO, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- An expected 2,500 mental health professionals will convene at the San Diego Convention Center today for the 2008 U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress amid a deepening economic crisis ...

Consumers Urged to Avoid Certain Tomatoes Amid Salmonella Scare

Restaurants, markets stop offering some products after 163 sickened in 17 states, CDC reports TUESDAY, June 10 (HealthDay News) -- To avoid the current outbreak of salmonella in tomatoes, consumers will need to employ a little detective work and forgo certain types of tomatoes for a wh...

State of Patient Care and Humanitarian Aid Amid the California Wild Fires

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Steven C. Anderson, IOM, CAE, President and Chief Executive Officer of National Association of Chain Drug Stores: The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) and community pharmacy join with our nei...

SKorean Online Dogmeat Retailer Closes Site Amid Uproar

A South Korean online retailer of dogmeat on Thursday closed its website after media reports sparked an uproar about the traditional but controversial cuisine. The online shop (www.e-bosin.com) has been under fire from critics, including animal rights activists, since local media reports a...

Madhya Pradesh Begins Surya Namaskar Amid Muslim Opposition

Bhopal: As many as 300,000 students, led by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, took part in the 'surya namaskar' - a warm-up yoga exercise that begins with salutation to the// sun as the primal source of energy - in government schools across the state as it unveiled a physical education policy h...

AIIMS Goes to Polls Amid Reservation Issues

The reservation issue continues to haunt the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here as the main poll plank// for the elections to its resident doctors association (RDA) that began early Tuesday. Nearly 1,400 resident doctors, interns and students of AIIMS will elect e...

Cadbury Removes Chocolates From Shelves Amid Fears Of Contamination

Cadbury Ireland had on the 23rd June recalled almost around 20,000 chocolate bars in Britain as a precautionary move because there are fears// that those bars may contain traces of salmonella. A spokesperson for the company has said that there were minute traces of salmonella, which though qu...

Five patients die amid Bihar doctors' strike

Patna, July 16 (IANS) Five patients have died amid a strike by junior doctors at the Patna Medical College// and Hospital (PMCH), which entered its third day Saturday crippling medical services. Two patients died Saturday while three others died Friday, sources said. Hundreds of patients, most...

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NASA keeps eye on ozone layer amid Montreal Protocol's success

Washington - NASA scientists will join researchers from around the world to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Montreal Protocol, an international treaty designed to reduce the hole in Earth's protective ozone layer. The United Nations Environment Program will host the meeting from Sept. 23-26 ...

UN pours polio vaccine into Yemen amid outbreak

As Yemen geared up for an end-of-month nationwide campaign to immunize all children under 5 against a fast-moving paralytic poliovirus outbreak, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said it was shipping in 6 million doses of polio vaccine. In addition, 10 experts from the World Health Org...

Noise pollution negatively affects woodland bird communities, says CU-Boulder study

...t evidence yet that noise pollution negatively influences bird populations, findings with implications for the fate of ecological communities situated amid growing urban clamor. The study also is the first to indicate that at least a few bird species opt for noisy areas over quiet ones, perhaps because...

American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- May 27, 2009

...TICLE #1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bird flu virus remains infectious up to 600 days in municipal landfills Environmental Science & Technology amid concerns about a pandemic of swine flu, researchers from Nebraska report for the first time that poultry carcasses infected with another threat the "...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 13, 2009

... ARTICLE #4 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New insights into the mystery of "high risk platelets" from diabetic donors Journal of Proteome Research amid emerging concerns that blood platelets donated for transfusion by individuals with Type 2 diabetes may be unsafe, scientists are reporting the first d...

Study reveals potential to amass more carbon in eastern North American forests

...insic limit on how much carbon a forest can store, how we use the forest how much we log, how we manage may be more important." The findings come amid sweeping discussions of international carbon treaties and accounting systems that are designed to reduce CO2 emissions and combat climate change. In t...

Study reveals potential to amass more carbon in eastern North American forests

...insic limit on how much carbon a forest can store, how we use the forest how much we log, how we manage may be more important." The findings come amid sweeping discussions of international carbon treaties and accounting systems that are designed to reduce CO2 emissions and combat climate change. In t...

Tiny samples could yield big predictive markers for pancreatic cancer

...tic cancer, but they will need to recruit more patients. Fortunately, it helps that they can do more with less, as their technique can find biomarkers amid very small amounts of fluid obtained from small pancreatic lesions that are less than one centimeter (0.39 inches) in size. "We are in great need ...

Scientists find black gold amidst overlooked data

...ity of MassachusettsDartmouth (UMass), found that they could detect oil seeping naturally from the seafloor of the Gulf of Mexico by examining streaks amid the reflected sunlight on the ocean's surface. Most researchers usually discard such "sun glint" data as if they were over-exposed photos from a c...

Biotech scientists team with curators to stem decay of world's art, cultural heritage

...ional Culture Institute will describe its efforts to inventory historic possessions not yet catalogued in 20 churches, monasteries and other entities, amid concerns about the safety of this cultural property from theft, vandalism or non-scientific restoration attempts that can irreversibly ruin or alter t...
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Biotech Drops Amid Tough Markets in February

SAN FRANCISCO, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second month in a row the capital markets succumbed to fears of inflation and a weakening economy. On the last day of the month the Dow dropped over 300 points after oil prices pushed past $103 per barrel for the first time. Amid these fears, biot...

The (Tech) Economic Year in Review: Signs of Progress Amid Continuing Challenges

Madison, Wis. Was 2003 a year in which Wisconsins real-time economy gained time or lost it? A review of the years top technology news stories suggests the state is becoming a place where innovation, intellectual property and investment are welcome. Dont pop the champagne corks just yet: Wiscon...

Are guest worker programs causing backlash amid IT downsizing?

Last week, I heard two guests on CNBCs Kudlow Show discuss the American workforce and what was happening with various jobs. One gentleman was from the CATO Institute and the other was a Democratic representative (Pascrell) from New Jersey. The inference from the CATO Institute director that ther...

A Ruby amid computer programming diamonds

Madison, Wis. - Ruby on Rails is swiftly becoming the tool of choice for many promising web application developers, not to mention certain college professors. Programmers are becoming fluent in the platform because, by some accounts, it allows experienced web application specialists to write...

David Brooks: Segmented nation looks for solidarity amid IT-powered niches

Madison, Wis. - New York Times columnist David Brooks has chronicled a few revolutions during his career, and he believes American society is in the midst of two fundamental changes - a neuro science and genetics revolution and an information technology revolution that promotes individual pow...

The MedZilla Report: May 2009 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health

... Health care employment rebounded in May, with 24,000 new jobs created even amid widespread announcements of layoffs. Pharmaceutical companies, though, laid off fewer employees in May than in any previous month of 2009. ...

Swine Flu (H1N1) Infectivity to Increase Markedly and Lethality to Remain Low According to Latest Replikin* Peptide Genomic Data

...shed papers, showed an increase of 46% in the Replikin Count* over the past five months. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 23, 2009 -- amid all the speculation over what course the Swine Flu epidemic will take, Boston-based biotech firm Replikins Ltd. ( www.replikins.com ) last week analyz...

Increasing Economic and Business Risks Will Transform the Global Life Sciences Industry

...y. Developed in collaboration with The Economist Intelligence Unit, the DTT white paper, "The Future of Life Sciences Industries: Transformation amid Rising Risk," ( www.deloitte.com/lifesciencessurvey ) is based on a global online survey of 360 senior executives in the life sciences industry conduc...

Experts argue nano food-additives require new oversight

...tended risks. The call comes as nanotechnology emerges as a major regulatory challenge facing the incoming Obama administration. It also takes place amid debate over how to restructure the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and possibly create a separate government food safety agency. Policy experts a...

As personalized, genomic medicine takes off, four developing countries show the way for others

... nor the general Mexican population would benefit from such research. In India, guidelines restrict the export of human samples. They were created amid similar worries about foreign exploitation of India's large population resource, with its multi-generational endogamous families and well maintained g...

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Genomics

... since then genomes are being sequenced at a rapid pace. A rough draft of the human genome was completed by the Human Genome Project in early 2001 amid much fanfare. The growth of the "omics" Main article: -omics The original use of the suffix "ome" (from the Greek for 'all', 'every' or ...
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