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New AHIP Study in Health Affairs Challenges Previous Assumptions About Medigap's Impact on Medicare Costs

AHIP releases new study of Medigap market WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Groundbreaking research on Medicare supplemental insurance (Medigap) challenges previous assumptions about Medigap's impact on Medicare costs. The new study by America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) ...

Study questions assumptions about human sensitivity to biological motion

Rockville, MD -- Humans may not be any more sensitive in detecting biological motion compared with nonbiological motion, concludes a study recently published in Journal of Vision, an online, free-access publication of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). Dr Eric Hiri...

Nuvo Announces 2009 second quarter financial results

...e contemplated by the forward-looking statements. The Company considers the assumptions on which these forward-looking statements are based to be reasonable at the time they were prepared, but caution that these assumptions regarding future events, many of which are beyond the control of the Compan...

GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Six Month 2009 Financial Results and Provides Operational Update

...All statements in this news release, not statements of historical fact, are forward-looking statements. These statements are based on expectations and assumptions on the date of this press release and are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from those...

FDA Approves New 3000 IU Vial Size for Kogenate(R) FS, antihemophilic factor (recombinant)

...n health worldwide by diagnosing, preventing and treating diseases. This news release may contain forward-looking statements based on current assumptions and forecasts made by Bayer Group or subgroup management. Various known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors could lead to material diff...

Warner Chilcott Reports Operating Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2009 and Updates 2009 Full Year Guidance

...ce undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of their dates. These forward-looking statements are based on estimates and assumptions by our management that, although we believe to be reasonable, are inherently uncertain and subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. The followi...

The Ensign Group Reports Second Quarter 2009 Earnings of $0.39 per Share; Reaffirms 2009 EPS Guidance

...ard-looking statements that are based on management's current expectations, assumptions and beliefs about its business, financial performance, operating results, t...ot guarantees of future results and are subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions that could cause actual results to materially and adversely differ from tho...

Hill-Rom Reports Third Quarter Financial Results

...res in addition to, not as a substitute for, or as superior to, measures of financial performance prepared in accordance with GAAP. Additional assumptions and discussion will be provided during the Company's conference call to be held tomorrow morning. Information to access the webcast is provided below...

Cogdell Spencer Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The forward-looking statements reflect the Company's views about future events and are subject to risks, uncertainties, assumptions and changes in circumstances that may cause actual results to differ materially. Factors that may contribute to these differences include, but are not...

IPC The Hospitalist Company Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...ighted average diluted shares outstanding for the year. Not included in the assumptions are (i) new market acquisitions; (ii) increased general and administrative ...ward-looking statements are necessarily based on a variety of estimates and assumptions which, though considered reasonable by the Company, may not be realized and...
assumptions in Medical Technology

Vectibix(R) in Combination With Chemotherapy Significantly Improved Progression-Free Survival in First-Line Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

...ins forward-looking statements that are based on management's current expectations and beliefs and are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, are statements t...

Isis Reports Strong Financial Results and Highlights for Second Quarter of 2009

...fective for use as human therapeutics, and in the endeavor of building a business around such products. Isis' forward-looking statements also involve assumptions that, if they never materialize or prove correct, could cause its results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking...

NewCardio Announces Master Services Agreement With Dedicated Phase I

...iness based on currently available information and assumptions made by management. Although we believe that the assumptions on which the forward-looking statements contained herein are based are reasonable, any of those assumptions could prove to be inaccurate given the inherent un...

Amgen Announces Positive Top-Line Results for Denosumab in Trial for Delay of Skeletal Related Events in Bone Metastases Patients Compared to Zometa(R)

...ins forward-looking statements that are based on management's current expectations and beliefs and are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, are statements t...

Video: FDA Approves INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) for the Acute and Maintenance Treatment of Schizophrenia

...as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based on current expectations of future events. If underlying assumptions prove inaccurate or unknown risks or uncertainties materialize, actual results could vary materially from Janssen and/or Johnson & Johnson's expec...

European Division of Global Top 20 Pharmaceutical Company Awards Phase III Trial to DATATRAK

...all-inclusive. In addition, the Company's success depends on the outcome of various strategic initiatives it has undertaken, all of which are based on assumptions made by the Company concerning trends in the clinical research market and the health care industry. The Company undertakes no obligation to update pub...

Cyberonics Provides Update on Depression Post-Approval Study

...this press release are based upon information presently available to us and assumptions that we believe to be reasonable. We are not assuming any duty to update t...is information should those facts change or should we no longer believe the assumptions to be reasonable. Investors are cautioned that all such statements involve...

Researchers Create First Targeted Knockout Rats Using Zinc Finger Nuclease Technology

...tentions and beliefs and other statements regarding Sigma-Aldrich's and Sangamo's expectations, goals, beliefs, intentions and the like, which involve assumptions regarding the Companies' operations and conditions in the markets the Companies serve. Actual results may differ materially from these forward-looking...

Lexicon's Drug Candidate LX1032 for Carcinoid Syndrome Receives Orphan Drug Designation From EMEA

...ual property, as well as other matters that are not historical facts or information. All forward-looking statements are based on management's current assumptions and expectations and involve risks, uncertainties and other important factors, specifically including those relating to Lexicon's ability to success...

FDA Approves Tekturna HCT(R) as Initial Treatment in Patients Unlikely to Achieve Their Blood Pressure Goals With a Single Agent

...Form 20-F on file with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those anticipated, believed, estimated or expected. Novartis is providing the information in ...
assumptions in Biological News

New models question old assumptions about how many molecules it takes to control cell division

Blacksburg, Va. -- A single cell whether a yeast cell or one of your cells is exquisitely sensitive to its surroundings. It receives input signals, processes the information, makes decisions, and issues commands for making the proper response. As with any control system, noise errors, slip-ups,...

New research challenges long-held assumptions of flightless bird evolution

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Large flightless birds of the southern continents African ostriches, Australian emus and cassowaries, South American rheas and the New Zealand kiwi do not share a common flightless ancestor as once believed. Instead, each species individually lost its flight after diverg...

New findings blow a decade of assumptions out of the water

The Atlantic Ocean doesn't receive the mother lode of fixed nitrogen, the building block of life, after all. Instead, comparing fathom for fathom, the Pacific and Indian oceans experience twice the amount of nitrogen fixing as the Atlantic, say researchers in the Jan. 11 issue of Nature. The titl...

Our 'caveman logic' embraces ESP over evolution

... Distracted: The Erosion of Attention and the Coming Dark Age adds, "Hank Davis reveals the deep roots of humanity's weakness for superstitions, blind assumptions and primitive thinking, and shows how we can start to overcome 'caveman logic.'" Davis advocates a world in which "spirituality" is viewed as a dan...

Laboring without the labor bed: It's a good thing

...heir labour. They also indicated they received greater one-on-one attention and support from their nurses. "This study raises questions about the assumptions underlying the design of the typical hospital labour room," says Hodnett. "The birth environment seems to affect the behaviour of everyone in it the...

'The Vision Revolution': Eyes are the source of human 'superpowers'

... Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has spent the past several years researching, writing, and challenging some of the most basic scientific assumptions about human vision. Reaching beyond "how," and instead inquiring "why" vision evolved as it has over millions of years, Changizi made a startling d...

Elevated water temperature and acidity boost growth of key sea star species: UBC researchers

...look at the impact of ocean acidification on marine invertebrates that don't have a large calcified skeleton or external shell, and challenges current assumptions about the potential impact of climate change on marine species. The findings were published online this week in the Proceedings of the National Ac...

Author says challenging simple concepts can save planet

...ential for disaster, ecological and otherwise, and fearful that nothing can be done to prevent it. Lapp says we can do something if we challenge five assumptions about the way the world works. The first is that going green means "powering down," or reducing our consumption of energy. Lapp says all we have to...

Minnesota Counties Secure New Criminal Charging System With BIO-key(R) Fingerprint Biometrics

...ar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are made based on management's beliefs, as well as assumptions made by, and information currently available to, management pursuant to the "safe-harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act o...

New center at Georgia Tech aims to improve recovery of soldiers with severe injuries

... By developing models that accurately reflect the complex aspects of injuries sustained by soldiers in combat, the researchers will be able to test assumptions about when to employ specific strategies and how to ensure their effectiveness. The models must also allow them to examine the use of technologies on ...
assumptions in Biological Technology

KV Pharmaceutical Announces Stockholder Action to Amend By-Laws is Invalid

...ing statements within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 ("PSLRA") and which may be based on or include assumptions concerning the operations, future results and prospects of the Company. Such statements may be identified by the use of words like "plan," "expect," ...

Viral Genetics Creates Subsidiary to Develop Cancer Therapy

... Viral Genetics believes that the forward-looking statements and underlying assumptions contained therein are reasonable, any of the assumptions could be inaccurate, including, but not limited to, the ability of Viral Ge...

Sigma-Aldrich Acquires ChemNavigator, Inc., to Provide Researchers With Industry-Leading Chemical Compound Selection and Procurement Services

...s and similar intentions and beliefs and other statements regarding the Company's expectations, goals, beliefs, intentions and the like, which involve assumptions regarding the Company's operations and conditions in the markets the Company serves. The Company does not undertake any obligation to update these for...

Curis and Debiopharm Sign an Exclusive License Agreement Covering the HSP90 Inhibitor CUDC-305

...od in which Curis will have cash to meet its operating requirements and its assumptions about factors that may positively affect such period; expectations regardin... are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other important factors that may cause the actual results to be materia...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announces financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009

...isks, uncertainties and other factors are taken into account as part of our assumptions underlying these forward-looking statements and include, among others, the ...arch 31, 2009 filed with the SEC on Form 10-Q. Given these uncertainties, assumptions and risk factors, investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on su...

PDI Reports 2009 Second Quarter Financial Results

... release contains forward-looking statements regarding future events and financial performance. These statements are based on current expectations and assumptions involving judgments about, among other things, future economic, competitive and market conditions and future business decisions, all of which are diff...

Amicus Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...sed upon current expectations that involve risks, changes in circumstances, assumptions and uncertainties. The inclusion of forward-looking statements should not b... press release may turn out to be wrong. They can be affected by inaccurate assumptions Amicus might make or by known or unknown risks and uncertainties. For examp...

ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals Announces Financing

...ou that statements included in this press release that are not a description of historical facts are forward-looking statements that involve risks and assumptions that, if they materialize or do not prove to be accurate, could cause ADVENTRX's results to differ materially from historical results or those express...

GeoVax Labs, Inc. Provides Clinical Studies Update

...All statements in this news release, not statements of historical fact, are forward-looking statements. These statements are based on expectations and assumptions on the date of this press release and are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from those...

Oncothyreon appoints Diana Hausman as Vice President of Clinical Development

...e and assessment of historical and future trends and the application of key assumptions relating to future events and circumstances. Forward-looking statements i...om those projected in forward-looking statements. Risks, uncertainties, and assumptions include those predicting the timing, duration and results of clinical trial...
assumptions in Biological Products

SigmaStat 3.5 from Systat Software, Inc

Description:...Just answer a few questions about your data and research and SigmaStat suggests the appropriate test. It checks your data against the tests underlying assumptions and suggests another test if your data violates the assumptions. After you run the test, you receive a report in plain English, interpreting the resul...
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assumptions in Biological Definition

Allostery

...s, tensed (T) or relaxed (R), and that relaxed subunits bind substrate more readily than those in the tense state. The two models differ most in their assumptions about subunit interaction. Concerted model The concerted model of allostery postulates that enzyme subunits are connected in such a way tha...

Allostery

...s, tensed (T) or relaxed (R), and that relaxed subunits bind substrate more readily than those in the tense state. The two models differ most in their assumptions about subunit interaction. Concerted model The concerted model of allostery postulates that enzyme subunits are connected in such a way tha...

Biomechanics

...d using a Lagrangian or reference coordinates, whereas fluids are often modeled using spatial or Eulerian coordinates. Using these postulates and some assumptions regarding the particular problem at hand, a set of equilibrium equations can be established. The kinematics and constitutive relations are also needed...

Brain

... Principles of Neural Science. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill, New York. ISBN 0838577016 Sala, Sergio Della, editor. 1999. Mind myths: Exploring popular assumptions about the mind and brain. J. Wiley & Sons, New York. ISBN 0471983039 ...

Ewens's sampling formula

... n is a sequence of nonnegative integers such that The phrase "under certain conditions", used above, must of course be made precise. The assumptions are (1) the sample size n is small by comparison to the size of the whole population, and (2) the population is in statistical equilibrium under mu...

Hardy-Weinberg principle

... Contents showTocToggle("show","hide") 1 assumptions 2 Causes of deviation 3 Derivation ...istics 8 History 9 References assumptions The original assumptions for Hardy–Weinberg equilibrium (HWE) were th...

Homunculus

...ided by Ryle's own logic, is that internal reflection would require a homunculus to prevent it from becoming an infinite regress. Therefore with these assumptions the Homunculus Argument does not support the theory that mind is wholly due to intelligent acts. The example of Ryle's theory demonstrates another...

Sociobiology

...lson's theories, as well as the works of subsequent admirers were not supported scientifically . Objections were raised to many of the ethnocentric assumptions of early sociobiology and to the sampling and mathematical methods used in forming conclusions. Many of the sloppier early conclusions were attacked...

Species

...lution of species through natural selection has two important implications for discussions of species -- consequences that fundamentally challenge the assumptions behind Linnaeus' taxonomy . First, it suggests that species are not just similar, they may actually be related. Some students of Darwin argue that ...
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Sociobiology

...iology... Sociobiology has been less successful in its application to human behavior than ... It takes sociobiology as well as its ... 1. Key assumptions of Sociobiology ... sociobiology n. The study of the biological determinants of social behavior, based on the theory that such behavior is of...

Silent Mutation

...g patients to less virulent versions of viruses.1 The new ... The article talks about silent mutations in protein-coding regions. ... Long-held assumptions about " silent " genetic mutations have been torn down, ... ... will still encode leucine, so no discernable change occurs (a silent mutation ...

Random mating

...eveloped by Baylor College of Medicine, BioEd Online provides up-to-date ... Non- random Mating ... This kind of non- random mating violates the assumptions of ... Mens Health medical information on impotence, heart disease, prostate and colon cancers and hair loss, and more. ... Definition of Rand...

Denature

...8 °C for 1 s. 5. Anneal/Extend. 72°C for 7 min. Perform Steps 4 and ... denature . Typical PCR reaction. Chimera formation via partial extensions. assumptions of clone and ... DGGE - Denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis ... NOTE: To denature Labeled DNA for a hybridization application, plea...

Cladistics

...ased on evolutionary trees, how to ... Cladistics is a method of hypothesizing relationships among organisms — in other ... There are three basic assumptions in cladistics : ... The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world's preeminent institutions for scientific research and education, wi...
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