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State Budget Discussions Must be Broadened to Include Revenue Options

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania policymakers must close a growing hole in the state budget without jeopardizing critical investments in education, transportation, health care, and other core services, said Sharon Ward, director of the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center...

Frank Sepe's New 'Fitness as a Lifestyle Collection' Sells Out Within 3 Hours of Airtime During First-Ever HSN Debut

...arketing innovative and unique products including the original Miracle Mop, My Little Steamer, and Clothes-it-All Luggage System. In addition, IDL has broadened its scope by managing and also designing product for the award-winning guitar virtuoso Esteban, icon and most celebrated super-model IMAN, Tennis Lege...

Babies Can Comprehend 'Canine' Language

...g University in Provo, Utah. "We think babies have a broad-based set of abilities and skills when they enter the world," he said. "And those become broadened and honed based on the individual experiences in their lives." Flom spends his time studying how babies perceive emotions, and previously found tha...

Golden Meditech Announces Financial Year 2008/09 Annual Results

... from the previous year. Basic earnings per share was HK3.7cents. Mr. Kam Yuen, Chairman of Golden Meditech said, "The Medical Devices Segment broadened its products range and launched two new products namely the Plasma Exchange System and the Accelerated Thermostatic Infusion Pump. We expect the new p...

Beverages Holdings, LLC Acquires Bossa Nova: The Superfruit Company

...n market in 2005. It has since led the acai juice category in both the natural and conventional grocery channels across the U.S. In 2008, the company broadened its product line to showcase the unique profiles of acerola, mangosteen, and goji berry. With about 100 calories in a 10 oz. bottle and lightly sweete...

Tourette Syndrome Diagnosed in 3 in Every 1,000 Kids

... prevalence." People used to think that Tourette Syndrome was rare and uniformly severe, Scahill said. In 1980, the definition of the condition was broadened to include milder cases, he added. "As soon as that happened, the prevalence went up." Earlier studies had put the prevalence of Tourette Syndrome ...

Eltman, Eltman & Cooper: The Nation's Leading Judgment Enforcement Firm

...Cooper PC EEC was founded in 1947, the firm has been a leader in the credit and collections bar in the New York metropolitan area. Since 2003, it has broadened its scope to become a national presence. EEC's headquarters are in New York City, and it manages a network of more than 50 other law firms practicing ...

Cardium Presents Gene Activated Matrix Technology and Update on Excellarate Clinical Development Program at ASGT Annual Meeting

...s will be successful or will effectively simplify or expand the use of product candidates or technologies, that the GAM technology can be successfully broadened or applied to additional wound healing or tissue repair opportunities, that Excellarate or our other candidates will prove to be sufficiently safe and...

Intradigm Announces Issuance of RNA Interference (RNAi) Patent Covering Potent siRNA Sequence

...y's broadest and strongest RNAi IP portfolios," said Philip Haworth, chief executive officer of Intradigm. "With today's development, we have further broadened and strengthened this position and can now claim to have a portfolio that contains issued patents in all three of our RNAi therapeutic areas of focus....

Mail Service and Higher Generic Use Helps Keep Spending in Check, Countering Brand Drug Price Inflation and Specialty Medication Growth

...ent due to a near 10 percent rise in utilization and higher unit costs from specialty drugs Spending on seizure drugs surged 13.9 percent from broadened indications to treat bipolar depression, neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia Higher-cost cancer drugs helped push spending growth 11.8 percent ...
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2,500 Cases Completed With the Magnetic Irrigated Catheter

...al remote magnetic, robotic or mechanical navigation system presently in the marketplace. "The addition of the magnetic irrigated catheter has broadened the capabilities of the Stereotaxis system, further demonstrating the potential of our remote magnetic navigation technology as a platform for all man...

Patient's Own Infection-Fighting T Cells Put Late-Stage Melanoma Into Long-Term Remission - Without Chemotherapy or Radiation

...ls expressed the NY-ESO-1 antigen, the entire tumor regressed following the infusion. The scientists postulated that the patient's immune response was broadened to other antigens expressed by the tumor cells. Follow-up tests showed T cell responses to two additional tumor antigens, MAGE-3 and MART-1. Researc...

FDA Broadens US Indication for Once-Yearly Reclast(R) as Only Osteoporosis Treatment Approved for Prevention of Fractures After a Hip Fracture

... N.J., June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has broadened the US indication for once-yearly Reclast(R) (zoledronic acid) Injection to...1). Regulatory approval is also being sought for Aclasta in the EU for this broadened indication. Reclast is given as a once-yearly 15-minute intravenous infus...

Poniard Pharmaceuticals Licenses Kinase Inhibitors From The Scripps Research Institute

...uding cancer. The research collaboration was initiated in 2005 at Scripps Florida, a division of the Institute located in Palm Beach County, and later broadened to include The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California. The license includes compounds that were discovered by Scripps Research in collaborat...

Newly Released Canadian Data Links Vaccines with Pervasive Developmental Disorder

... Center of Excellence, suggesting an over- ascertainment of regional diagnoses. Dr. Ayoub and co-authors Monica Ruscitti, BA, and F. Edward Yazbak, MD broadened the data to include all five Montreal school boards. The earlier study also reported PDD rates in children from Montreal, but MMR coverage data w...

CuraGen Presents Update on Clinical Development Program for Belinostat

...the objective response rate and tolerability of belinostat in combination with carboplatin and paclitaxel. Furthermore, this Phase II study has been broadened to include an additional arm that will enroll up to 15 patients with transitional cell cancer of the bladder in order to evaluate the activity of beli...
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Medicine

... to the care of animals. The original focus of vetrinary medicine was primarily the healthcare of domestic animals. In recent years the discipline has broadened to include all vertebrate animals and even some of the more economically valuable or scientifically interesting invertebrates. Veterinary and human me...
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Better water use could reduce future food crises

...findings show that humanity will still face major water challenges by 2050 in certain regions of the world," says Rockstrm. Dr Karlberg calls for a broadened green-blue approach in order to identify options for better water resilience building. "However, provided the green water was managed better, for e...

Locking parasites in host cell could be new way to fight malaria

...s of malaria occur worldwide, killing more than a million people. In collaboration with the laboratory of Penn biologist David Roos, PhD, the work was broadened to include Toxoplasma gondii , which causes a parasitic disease called toxoplasmosis, the leading cause of birth defects worldwide and harmful to peo...

The medium is the message: Manipulating salmonella in spaceflight curtails infectiousness

...urnal PLoS ONE , are derived from experiments aboard NASA space shuttle mission STS-123, launched in March, 2008. This research validated results and broadened the scope of spaceflight experiments from STS-115, conducted two years earlier. In addition to confirming the effects of microgravity observed in ...

CSHL scientists discover a new way in which epigenetic information is inherited

...en discovered to be driven by maternally inherited piRNA, Hannon is eager to know if the spectrum of information that's transmitted in this way can be broadened to cover other cellular processes. And of course, it also remains to be seen whether this mechanism of epigenetic inheritance is found in organisms be...

Energy Crossroads conference April 30 and May 1 at Stanford University

...arked controversy over the last few years by arguing that the past approaches to problems taken by the environmental movement are outdated and must be broadened if there is to be any hope of success in combating global warming. Part of the stated mission of Energy Crossroads is to bring together policy-make...

Data on life expectancy show many countries clustered in high mortality traps

...l view of health in the context of economic development sees robust macroeconomic performance leading to improvements in health. But that paradigm has broadened in recent years to include the view that, "health is also a significant contributing determinant of economic and social development," writes Dean Barr...

Springer will publish Journal of Coastal Conservation

...ional Journal of Marine and Coastal Law and Marine Biology. The first issue of the relaunched JCCO, with a new editor and advisory board, revised and broadened orientation and new subtitle, will be published by Springer this month. The Journal of Coastal Conservation: Planning and Management publishes both...

Embryo tests give parents the choice

...res were performed to identify embryos at risk of birth defects or being miscarried. However, the survey also revealed that applications of PGD have broadened to include choosing the baby's sex, as well as screening for diseases that may not strike until late in life, if at all. Non-medical sex selection acc...

Epstein-Barr virus might kick-start multiple sclerosis

...e next step will be to determine how these over-reactive immune cells trigger the destruction of the myelin sheathing that insulates nerve cells. "The broadened response of the T cells could lead them to recognize and attack cells they aren't supposed to, like brain cells," said Münz. This process, called mole...

New understanding of COX-1 and COX-2 enzymes could revise classification of pain meds

...the resulting new enzyme which is a mix of COX-1 and COX-2," says Dr. Funk. This effect is being further explored by scientists and may lead to a broadened understanding of the biochemistry of common pain medications. It is now pointing toward possible alternatives to drugs like Vioxx and Celebrex, says D...
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USDA Approves Syngenta and John Deere for Broadened Biotechnology Endorsement for Corn Crop Insurance

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Syngenta Seeds, Inc. and John Deere Risk Protection, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) has approved Syngenta Agrisure(R) and other approved biotech corn seed brands for a broade...

Stem cell breakthrough by UW shows why federal research should be broadened

The world now knows about Hwang Woo-suk, the South Korean researcher whose stem cell work may have been falsified. It was a confidence-shaking revelation for some who support human embryonic stem cell research, and a gleeful I-told-you-so opportunity for those who do not. If theres a positive...

Cardium Announces New Orthobiologics Product Initiative Extending Gene Activated Matrix Technology to Deliver Bone Growth Factors

...s will be successful or will effectively simplify or expand the use of product candidates or technologies, that the GAM technology can be successfully broadened or applied to additional wound healing or tissue repair opportunities, that Excellarate, Osteorate or our other product candidates will prove to be su...

Cardium Provides Update on Phase 2b Excellarate Clinical Study and Plans for Additional Tissue Repair Applications

...s will be successful or will effectively simplify or expand the use of product candidates or technologies, that the GAM technology can be successfully broadened or applied to additional wound healing or tissue repair opportunities, that Excellarate or our other candidates will prove to be sufficiently safe and...

NIH funds support UAB joint replacement research

... at Birmingham (UAB) research into a unique nanostructured coating to improve the performance and longevity of total joint replacement components. The broadened UAB research opportunity is funded by a four-year, $790,931 National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant through the National Institute of Arthritis and ...

TED Conferences Announces 25 TED Fellows for TEDGlobal in Oxford

... for Technology, Entertainment, Design. It started in 1984 as a conference bringing together people from those three worlds. Since then, its scope has broadened to include science, business, the arts, and the global issues facing our world. The annual conference now brings together the world's most fascinating...

Cardium Announces Conference Call and Webcast to Review Recent Developments and Future Plans for the Excellarate(TM) Clinical Development Program

...s will be successful or will effectively simplify or expand the use of product candidates or technologies, that the GAM technology can be successfully broadened or applied to additional wound healing or tissue repair opportunities, that Excellarate or our other candidates will prove to be sufficiently safe and...

Kendle Announces Departure of Senior Vice President and CFO Karl 'Buzz' Brenkert III; Appoints Keith A. Cheesman as Successor

...o 2004 and from January 2008 to present and has provided leadership for nearly all facets of the Company's financial operations. From 2004 to 2008 he broadened his experience by serving as Vice President - Corporate Controller and a member of the senior management team for Ohio Casualty Corporation, a publicl...

Mylan Reports Adjusted Diluted EPS of $0.26 for the Quarter Ended Dec. 31, 2008, and Adjusted Diluted EPS of $0.80 for the Year Ended Dec. 31, 2008

...one efficient global organization. We integrated operations, cultivated a talented management team and installed global systems. We also significantly broadened our product portfolio, leveraged our commercial footprint and continued to streamline our cost structure. All of this was achieved while we met or ex...

InformexUSA 2009 Opens to Strong Attendance

... been the premier meeting place for companies looking to develop outsourcing relationships for pharmaceutical production. With our 2009 event, we have broadened the industry segments that can look to Informex to develop their 'talent' networks," she said. "At this year's Informex, we have set the stage for bu...
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Immunology

...rstanding of the properties of these two biological entities, much of immunology would be non-existent. In the 21st century though, immunology has broadened its horizons with much research being performed in the more specialised niches of immunology. This includes the immunological function of cells, organ...

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...oliata of the purslane family ( Portulacaceae ). In some Acacia species, such as the Koa Tree ( Acacia koa ), the petioles are expanded or broadened and function like leaf blades; these are called phyllodes . There may or may not be normal pinnate leaves at the tip of the phyllode. Characte...
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