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BET Networks Joins the International Call to Stop the Spread of HIV on World AIDS Day Monday, December 1 with a Special Episode of '106 & PARK' Followed by BET News Exclusive 'ARE YOU POSITIVE?'

NEW YORK, Nov. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Of the more than one million people in the United States that are living with HIV/AIDS, nearly half are African American. On Monday, December 1 at 6:00 p.m. * , World AIDS Day, BET shines a bright light on these alarming statistics by dedicating a full episode o...

To bet or not to bet: How the brain learns to estimate risk

This release is available in French . Researchers from EPFL and Caltech have made an important neurobiological discovery of how humans learn to predict risk. The research, appearing in the March 12 issue of the Journal of Neuroscience, will shed light on why certain kinds of risk, notably ...

A Safe Bet for Medicare Beneficiaries in the Southeast

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Arcadian Health Plan, Inc., a leading provider of Medicare Advantage health plans for Medicare beneficiaries, has enhanced its benefits for 2008 and is expanding within the state of South Carolina. This comes on the heels of successful rollouts i...

Hepatitis A Vaccine Best Bet to Treat Virus

CDC now recommends it instead of traditional immune globulin injection THURSDAY, Oct. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Treating the liver disease hepatitis A with the hepatitis A vaccine is as effective as treating it with the more traditional injection of immune globulin, a new study found. ...

Surgery Best Bet for Prostate Cancer Survival

Study finds it outperforming other forms of treatment MONDAY, Oct. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Surgery may offer the best chance of long-term survival for prostate cancer patients, a Swiss study suggests. Researchers at Geneva University found that prostate cancer patients who had surgery were less...

Antibiotics Not Always Best Bet for Battling Childhood Ear Infections

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- With cold and flu season right around the corner, many new parents of infants and toddlers will soon be visiting their family pediatrician complaining of painful or recurring ear aches. In most cases, children suffering from ear infections are pr...

BET Networks Airs Special Coverage of President Obama's News Conference on Health Care

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First Brain Health lndex Ranks America's “Brain Smarts” Based on 21 Indicators: D.C. Ranks No. 1

...ersey has the secret to better mental health. It has one of the lowest rates of serious psychological distress in the nation. No. 9: Maine. Never bet a native Mainer in a game of cards. The state ranks among the top two states that boost brain health through game playing. No. 10: New Hampshire. ...

Standard IQ Test May Undervalue People With Autism

...eres said. "If you underestimate someone's potential, you will have less hope and you will lower your goals for this person. … We should make the bet they are more intelligent than they show us on the Wechsler test." For the study, 15 autistic people ages 14 to 36 were matched with 18 people wit...

Avastin Shows No Benefit Against Early Stage Colon Cancer

...d at the press conference. And the standard of care for anal cancer -- radiation therapy plus 5-FU and mitomycin-C chemotherapy -- remains the best bet for patients with this rare malignancy. Chemotherapy with cisplatin showed no superior benefit, according to researchers at the National Cancer Resear...

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UCSB scientists document fate of huge oil slicks from seeps at coal oil point

...their previous research, Valentine and Reddy surmised that the oil was sinking "because this oil is heavy to begin with," Valentine said. "It's a good bet that it ends up in the sediments because it's not ending up on land. It's not dissolving in ocean water, so it's almost certain that it is ending up i...

Princeton team's analysis of flu virus could lead to better vaccines

...others. Wingreen is a theoretical physicist, Levin is a theoretical ecologist and Ndifon is a graduate student learning theoretical biology. "Our best bet is to express our ideas as clearly as we can and hope someone will find them interesting and do the necessary experiments to verify or disprove them,"...

American Chemical Society Weekly PressPac -- April 1, 2009

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Malfunction of the respiratory epithelium is a cause of allergy?

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Teeth of Columbus' crew flesh out tale of new world discovery

...sconsin group were males under the age of 40 and who had carbon isotope profiles far different from the rest, suggesting an Old World origin. "I would bet money this person was an African," Price says of one of the three individuals whose teeth were subjected to analysis. It was known that Columbus h...

Springer expands its portfolio in plant sciences with Phytoparasitica

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American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Dec. 3, 2008

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Wistar scientists find key to keeping killer T cells in prime shape for fighting infection, cancer

...arkable. It suggests that layers of negative regulation exist on exhausted T cells from co-expression of multiple inhibitory receptors," he says. "My bet is that these receptors inhibit different aspects of the T cells' response, but that the net result of their activation is to turn specific T cell pop...

Synthetic virus supports a bat origin for SARS

... vaccines and treatment." The investigators used published SARS-like bat coronavirus sequences to establish a "consensus" genome sequence "the best bet for a virus genome that would be viable," Denison said. They then used commercial DNA synthesis and reverse genetics to "build" the consensus viral ge...

Complex systems and Mars missions help understand how life began

...ns. On Mars, by contrast, about 50% of the surface is from before 3.7 billion years ago, so there is a lot more to work with. "Mars may be our best bet to find out about life's origins on Earth," says Zegers. At the time life was evolving on Earth, it seems there was liquid water on Mars too, and ...

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Michael J. Fox Foundation Commits Up To $5 Million for Pre-Clinical Drug Development Under Industry-Exclusive Therapeutics Development Initiative

...ments in Parkinson's drug development. By adding MJFF resources to companies' own, the Foundation aims to make Parkinson's therapies a more attractive bet and help to push research further along the pipeline. Years of basic research in cell-based studies and animal models have uncovered numerous pr...

Elekta Brings Intelligent Ways to Manage Motion During Cancer Treatment to ESTRO

...d patient positioning at the Elekta booth No. 4-6. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020318/ELEKTALOGO ) "Holding still for 10 minutes? bet you cannot!" Elekta is a leading global supplier of advanced radiation oncology and interventional image guidance products for accurate patient posit...

"For Angels Only...When to say No...

...l investor has to do a certain amount of odds-playing. You cant know everything about a company or its future. If the returns were the same, would you bet on the long- shot or the front-runner? -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Adam J. Bock is the re...

The IPO Window Cracks

...t with even modest market approval, it will be the sign tech investors have been waiting for. If RedEnvelope can pull better than $12 a share, you can bet that a small army of tech companies will dust off their SEC filings and begin the march to the public markets. This is where we'll see just how much a...

Qurb Gets a Step Up From Second-Time Entrepreneurs

...hat the spam problem has been fundamentally and finally solved. But with dozens of products and services in the market, it simply seemed an improbable bet for an aspiring start-up. This start-up, though, was different. I'd first met the founders in 1997 when they were just building what was to become...

Talent Constellations or Talent Communities Choosing the Right Talent

...ve attitude - a very clear point of view about people and the role people play in competitive advantage. Second, the most successful companies have bet the firm on one of two quite distinct talent management approaches in alignment with their core people attitude. In essence, they are either a Talent...

Spend Money to Make Money and Dump Obsolete Tech Strategies

...st stop there with their strategic analysis. That is usually a good place to stop because many companies are so focused on the bottom line. Its a safe bet for the analysts to hang their assumptions and conclusions on the obvious. They use the same, simplistic executive conclusion: go for the cheapest cos...

Hot Technology, Hot Jobs and Cool Communities

...t a sustainable economic development strategy. The best economic super-regions in the world look at their organic strengths and say, This is our best bet and then they go for it. WTN: What's the next big thing? Ryan: I tell everyone that their kids must learn a second language. But its not...

WTN Exclusive Interview: Cory L. Nettles, Secretary of Commerce

...ally, irrespective of markets, and to support them as best we can. We will not load up on one segment, at the detriment of others. We are not going to bet the farm on one or two particular segments, and hope they pop. WTN: Will the investments in technology-based businesses help the rest of the stat...

The Year Ahead in IT

...1. Picking over the bones. LAST YEAR: The significant M&A activity is done for now; don't expect any Merger of Titans in 2003. (We'd hedge this bet and suggest that Sun Microsystems and Apple Computer think about hooking up, except that we can't imagine that deal surviving the Battle of CEgos that...

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