American Airlines Applauded for Its Fundraising to Support Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R), Promise Grant to The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
Collaboration to Fight Inflammatory Breast Cancer Already Making Gains in First Year of Funding
DALLAS, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center and Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) today lauded thousands of American Airlines AAdvantage(R) members, employe...
Philip Morris International Forced to Drop Another Concert Sponsorship; Philippines Health Department Applauded for Taking Action
WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a
statement by Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids:
For the second time in a month, Philip Morris International has had to
withdraw sponsorship and promotion of a concert in a developing country
Influenza Guidelines of Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong applauded by experts
As the world prepares to fight the possible influenza pandemic, public health experts to share the limited antiviral drugs and vaccines with poorer countries// in Asia// have called on wealthier nations.
Richard Coker and Sandra Mounier-Jack of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine...
Ranbaxy, Aurobinda Pharma Applauded by Annan
India's Ranbaxy Laboratories and Aurobinda Pharma were among some of the world's leading pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies applauded
by UN Secretary General Kofi Annan // for their commitment to expand access to HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention.
Annan complimented these companies for ...
Aussie teens applauded for declining sun tan
Australian teenagers are turning their backs on tanning amid growing concerns over skin cancer, according to The Cancer Council's National Sun Survey. The survey shows that teenagers are resisting the urge to tan because of skin cancer risks. //
The Survey interviewed 5,073 Australian adults a...
Thai Anti-Aids Initiatives Applauded
Singapore – The accomplishments of Thailand and Cambodia in the Aids prevention initiatives have been applauded, which has been achieved primarily through the extensive use of condoms.//
Professor K. Satkunantham, the director of medical service at Singapore's Ministry of Health, said "The 100...
Angelman Syndrome Foundation Takes Major Step Toward Furthering Research Efforts
... expanding our fundamental knowledge of UBE3A and its role in brain development and function."
- "The Angelman Syndrome Foundation is to be applauded
for having the vision to recognize the critical importance of basic research and in setting this research on a trajectory toward a cure."
Living in U.S. May Raise Hispanics' Cancer Risk
Amelie G. Ramirez, director of the Institute for Health Promotion Research at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, applauded
"This study is significant in that it confirms some trends we've been seeing in the last few years, mainly that different U.S. Hispanic...
House Energy & Commerce Committee Accepts 'Independence at Home' Pilot Program as Amendment During Health Bill Markup
ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) today applauded
members of the House Energy & Commerce Committee for taking steps to coordinate care and bend the cost curve for Medicare's highest cost beneficia...
CVS/pharmacy Enhancing Accessibility for the Visually Impaired To Its Web Site and Store Point of Sales Devices
...n CVS/pharmacy, the American Foundation for the Blind, American Council of the Blind and California Council of the Blind. CVS/pharmacy's actions were applauded
by these groups.
"We are pleased to collaborate with organizations committed to advocacy for the blind and introduce service enhancements in o...
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Afghanistan declares its first national park
...ternational Development (USAID) and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) applauded
Afghanistan's National Environment Protection Agency (NEPA), which announce...al park and sets the precedent for a future national park system."
NEPA for the creation of the national park. USAID believes that protected a...
Biomedical researchers invited to design experiments for the International Space Station
...ut and Senator Harrison H. "Jack" Schmitt, who strongly supported the new partnership's development when he was chairman of the NASA Advisory Council, applauded
the initiative: "The NIH and NASA have a long history of collaboration, and this announcement builds on that foundation to leverage the American publ...
Lovejoy and Laurance, BBVA Foundation award in ecology
...biodiversity and carbon pool dynamics. Insights from this study have significantly influenced conservation science and practice. The awardees are also applauded
for their analyses of the impact of global change phenomena on tropical forests, and for developing the crucial conservation policy mechanism for prot...
USGS Science Picks
...n deals with the effects of climate change and limitations of water, petroleum and other vital resources. This development was recently recognized and applauded
by the international Group on Earth Observations at its annual plenary meeting in Romania. For more information, visit http://www.earthobservations.o...
Fujitsu Scanners Selected as 'Editor's Choice' in Better Buys for Business 2008 Scan-to-File Guide
...h as taped or attached documents including sticky notes and
receipts. The text and photo separation, blank page removal and text
orientation were also applauded
by the editors.
"Fujitsu strives to create quality scanners that address a broad range
of business applications, from building efficiencies to helpi...
HR Initiative Endorses Bill to Create an Effective, Mandatory Federal Employment Verification System
...ds Option for Voluntary Use of Biometrics
WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Human Resource
Initiative for a Legal Workforce today applauded
the introduction of
legislation viewed as critical to strengthening the nation's broken
employment verification system and to helping prevent unauthor...
MIT, Eni announce energy research partnership
...tive, powerful tools, technologies and solutions to address global energy needs and challenges."
Professor Ernest J. Moniz, director of MITEI, also applauded
the collaboration. "This is an exciting partnership, notable for its boldness in addressing a multiplicity of key challenges at the energy-environment...
Phase 2 of Singapore's Biomedical Sciences Initiative gains momentum for clinical research
The BMS IAC noted the solid foundation that had been laid in Phase 1 of the BMS initiative and commended the good progress in Phase 2. It applauded
the integrated efforts and commitment of A*STAR, MOH, EDB, MOE, and the wider clinical community to support this TCR endeavour. The BMS EXCO had holi...
NIH awards researcher $1.5 million 'new innovator' grant for fruit-fly studies of prion proteins
... work on Alzheimers disease, which involves different proteins misbehaving in a similar way.
UTMB neurology department chairman Dr. Tetsuo Ashizawa applauded
Fernandez-Funezs success in garnering the highly prestigious award.
For young investigators who have been trying hard to get over the final barrier...
applauded in Biological Technology
Major EPA enforcement effort on nano-pesticide applauded
WASHINGTON A major decision by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to fine California technology company IOGEAR more than $200,000 for selling unregistered nano-pesticides is being applauded
by David Rejeski, the director of the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies (PEN).
EPA should recei...
Teva Applauds Historic Biotech Competition Legislation
NORTH WALES, Pa., March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, the leading generic pharmaceutical company, today applauded
the introduction of a landmark, bi-partisan bill that would bring safe and affordable generic biologics to all Americans. Energy and Commerce Chairman...
VaxGen Issues Rebuttal to MedCap Letter
...Cap continues this pattern of selective quotation in a further
release dated March 20, 2008 entitled: "ISS recommends vote against VaxGen
proposals -- applauded
by MedCap". MedCap states that it "agrees entirely
with the newly published [ISS] recommendations." If that is the case, then
it should be noted that ...
Cinpathogen Brings Together Over 40 Shanghai Area Hospitals at the First Annual Cinpathogen Hematology Conference
...f the blood and immune system.
Professor Ouyang Renrong, former chairman of both the Chinese
Hematology Society and the Shanghai Hematology Society, applauded
accomplishment. "The Shanghai Health Study is one-of-its-kind in China and
probably in the world. It is strong evidence of how science can make
eHealth Initiative Foundation Launches Collaborative Research Effort to Improve Drug Safety
...ellan, MD, PhD, Director of the Engelberg Center for Health
Care Reform at the Brookings Institution and Chair of the Reagan-Udall
Foundation's Board, applauded
the effort, in saying that "collaborative
partnerships like these will provide critical insights to identify and
advance new, innovative approaches to...
The Impact of Biotech Globalization in the Midwest
...forts of our Midwest biotech community, where was our own Illinois governor (and for that matter our mayor)?
Nevertheless, the Japanese have to be applauded
for serving as a catalyst to bringing together all elements of the Midwest including Big Pharma, food companies, universities, research institutions,...
CoreComm slapped by AG for violating telecommunications laws
...w unless the customer cancels and limiting the means by which a customer can cancel a subscription.
Wisconsin Attorney General Peg Lautenschlager applauded
the settlement as an important victory for internet service customers in Wisconsin. "Companies are entitled to change their policies, but they must c...
Broadband deployment measure goes to governor
...itive, which is where the tax credits come in.
That's one reason that Drew Petersen, director of legislative and public relations for TDS Telecom, applauded
the bipartisan legislation. "This legislation will assist TDS in completing our corporate efforts to deploy ubiquitous high-speed Internet in our Wisc...
Kanavas says Wisconsin has no more excuses
... remove a barrier that had been hanging around for 20 years," he stated.
Mark Heesen, president of the National Venture Capital Association , also applauded
repeal. Heesen, a keynote speaker at the forthcoming Wisconsin Entrepreneur's Conference in Milwaukee, said it's a positive step for Wisconsin's inves...
Symphony Corp. and CareEvolution to partner
...d the implementation of sharing initiatives. His solution is to take a different tack and implement the technology free of cost.
CareEvolution also applauded
the joint initiative, one year in the making, and will expand service offerings in clinical information systems, healthcare assessment tools, and pred...