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National Council on Disability to Call for Emergency Management Changes for People with Disabilities

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Council on Disability (NCD) will release its latest report on effective emergency management for people with disabilities at 9:45 a.m. on August 12 at the International Association of Emergency Managers' 2009 National Conferenc...

Omaha School of Massage Therapy Adds Healthcare Programs, Joins Herzing University, and Changes Name

OMAHA, Neb., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The highly regarded massage school now offers healthcare programs and regional accreditation, both attributed to becoming a part of Herzing University in May 2009. The school name has been changed to Omaha School of Massage and Healthcar...

Stent Studies Tied to Rapid Changes in Use

Fast dissemination of data may become main stimulus for change, experts say TUESDAY, July 28 (HealthDay News) -- Rapid dissemination of new data about the risks posed by drug-eluting stents led to an almost immediate decrease in the use of the stents, according to a new report. Drug...

Comprehensive Look at Rare Leukemia Finds Relatively Few Genetic Changes Launch Disease

St. Jude scientists identify new genes implicated in childhood acute myeloid leukemia (AML), but analysis underscores the need for more detailed look at the complete AML genome MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The most comprehensive analysis yet of the genome o...

Digital Storage Solutions Changes Name to Shoreline Records Management, Inc.

Company Adds New Service and Expands Headquarters to Meet Market Demand Brentwood, NY (PRWEB) July 16, 2009 -- Digital Storage Solutions, Inc. today announced that it will change its name to Shoreline Records Management, Inc. In addition, the company is expanding its he...

National Social Security Disability Advocacy Firm Changes Name to "Freedom Disability" and Acquires 22,000 Square Foot Corporate Headquarters in Shelton, CT

SSC Disability (a Social Service Coordinators company) has announced a name change to Freedom Disability and has expanded its operations into a new corporate headquarters in Shelton, CT. The larger 22,000 square foot facility will accommodate the continued growth of the business, bringing hundre...

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Diabetes Experts Issue New Recommendations for Inpatient Glycemic Control - Call for Systemic Changes in Hospitals Nationwide

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. and ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New recommendations released today by a consensus group of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) are calling for major changes in the way health care professi...

Observational Study Finds Changes in Medicare Reimbursement for Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents Associated With Increased Need for Blood Transfusion

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers today report that after the implementation of Medicare coverage limitations for erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs), a significantly greater proportion of anemic cancer patients who were on chemotherapy and who received ESAs needed blood trans...

Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Announces Changes to Its Clinical Programs and Management Team

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orexigen(R) Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX ) today announced changes to conserve the Company's resources, focus its efforts on its late-stage obesity programs and realign its management team. The key aspects of these changes are as follows: ...

Exercise Helps Prevent Age-Related Brain Changes in Older Adults

CHICAGO, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Older adults who exercise regularly show increased cerebral blood flow and a greater number of small blood vessels in the brain, according to findings presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). ...

Poniard Pharmaceuticals Announces Management Changes and Focus on Development and Commercialization of Picoplatin

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PARD ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on innovative oncology therapies, announced today that it will be exploring strategic alternatives for its preclinical research programs in order to a...

Video: Resveratrol-based Nutriceutical (Longevinex(R)) Induces Favorable Changes on Gene Expression in Mouse Heart At Doses 17-320 Times Lower Than Prior Studies

Nutriceutical Shown To Affect 9-Fold More Longevity Genes Than Resveratrol Or A Limited-Calorie Diet Alone - Independent Laboratory Animal Study SAN DIMAS, Calif., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers report that a proprietary nutriceutical matrix (Longevinex(R...
Changes in Medical Products

Amsler Manual

Description:... Assists in early recognition of changes in the macula and foveal areas. Only 6 patient responses required for diagnosis of functional disturbances, from small scotoma to distortions. Full ...
Company:Keeler Instruments Inc.

Phantom Liposuction Aspirator

Description:...hg.@sea level. Incredibly quiet, yet very powerful. Attachment of up to 4 collection canister systems at one time eliminates the need to make canister changes during the procedure. Standard canister set-up is for Abbott 2000ml system (canisters and filters not included). UL, c-UL and CE marks. Includes a wir...
Company:Shippert Medical Technologies Corporation

CSV- lOOOCVA20/30 Test Face

Description:...20/30 test face provides three contrast levels (high, 9.5 % and 6%) of LogMAR acuity from 20/16 to 20/100. This test is designed to detect very subtle changes in vision, such as associated with contact lens evaluation or due to refractive surgery. The upper two rows of the test provide the same contrast and ...
Company:VectorVision

VitalView™ Central Station

Description:...me, with simultaneous display of up to 32 waveforms. ECG events, graphical and tabular trends are stored automatically. Alarms provide notification of changes in patient status....
Company:Criticare Systems

ForSite Pupillometer

Description:...ld, cordless, and simple to use device which takes away all subjectivity in the measurement of the pupillary light reflex (PLR). Now even the smallest changes in pupillary function which are not discernable to the naked eye are detectable by clinicians and can be measured and quantified....
Company:Neuroptics Inc.

TCM4

Description:... The TCM4 is able to detect patient changes and is portable....
Company:Radiometer America Inc.
Changes in Medical Definition

Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program

...ses unless immediate action was taken to correct deficiencies on March 11, 1997. [4] In June 2001, the DOD halted vaccination due to non-FDA approved changes in BioPort's manufacturing process [5] . On June 28, 2002 , in the wake of the 2001 anthrax attacks and leading up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq ...

Breath-holding spells

... Breath holding spells are episodic occurrences that usually result in apnea , loss of consciousness, and changes in postural tone. Breath holding spells occur in approximately 5% of the population with equal distribution between males and females. They are most...

Beers Criteria

...risk than benefit. For a wide variety of individual reasons, the medications listed tend to cause side effects in the elderly due to the physiologic changes of aging . The criteria were created through consensus of a panel of experts by using the Delphi method ; they were originally published in the Arc...

Depolarization-induced suppression of inhibition

...filled with GABA, remained unchanged and 2) The cellular responses to exogenously applied GABA remained the same. These observations suggested that no changes occurred in the post-synaptic cell to change its responsiveness to GABA during DSI. Somehow, DSI appeared to be mediated by a retrograde synaptic mess...

Pathology

...ized acute inflammatory response triggers vascular changes in the injured area, recruits pathogen -fighting ... to progressive fibrosis , contractures, or other changes which can compromise function. [8] Neo...ors and cancers . Neoplasia results from genetic changes which cause cells to activate genetic programs ina...

Medicine

... providing the specific services. Pathology is the branch of medicine that deals with the study of diseases and the morphologic, physiologic changes produced by them. As a diagnostic specialty, pathology can be considered the basis of modern scientific medical knowledge and plays a large role in e...
Changes in Medical Dictionary

Myopathic changes

Myopathic changes . Images. Superficial anterior muscles. Definition. Myopathic changes are weakness or biopsy results that suggest a muscle disorder, ... Myopathic changes . Contents of this page: Illustrations. Definition ... Myopathic changes are weakness or biopsy ...

Aging changes

Aging changes in skin - Overview, Aging changes in the skin are a group of common conditions and developments that occur as people grow older. These changes usually occur gradually. ... Aging changes in the kidneys. Young male reproductive system. Aged male reproductive system...

Mammogram

...ch age 40, you should have a mammogram every one to two years. ... A screening mammogram is an x-ray of the breast used to detect breast changes in women who have no signs or symptoms of breast cancer. ...

Wrinkles

... LIVESTRONG.COM, the definitive daily health, fitness, and lifestyle destination. Reduce wrinkles ... Most wrinkles are associated with aging changes in skin. ... Wrinkles are not usually a concern unless they occur at an early age. ... ...

Vitamin A

...forms of vitamin A , which also include Retinal (aldehyde form),... Vitamin A has many benefits including helping your eyes adjust to light changes ... categorize vitamins by the materials that a vitamin will dissolve in. ... Describes what is vitamin A , its functions, as well as de...

Virilization

...ne, virilization refers to the biological development of sex differences, changes which make a male body different from a female body. Most of the changes of virilization are produced by androgens. Virilization is most commonl...
Changes in Biological News

Comprehensive look at rare leukemia finds relatively few genetic changes launch disease

The most comprehensive analysis yet of the genome of childhood acute myeloid leukemia (AML) found only a few mistakes in the genetic blueprint, suggesting the cancer arises from just a handful of missteps, according to new findings from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The research appears i...

Scientists track chemical changes in cells as they endure extreme conditions

One of nature's most gripping feats of survival is now better understood. For the first time, scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory observed the chemical changes in individual cells that enable them to survive conditions that should kill them. The...

Bisphenol A exposure in pregnant mice permanently changes DNA of offspring

Exposure during pregnancy to the chemical bisphenol A, or BPA, found in many common plastic household items, is known to cause a fertility defect in the mother's offspring in animal studies, and now researchers have found how the defect occurs. The results of the new study will be presented Saturd...

The Prestige oil spill caused changes in the cell structure of mussels

This release is available in Spanish . The oil spill from the Prestige petroleum oil tanker in 2002 caused serious damage to the ecosystems in the Bay of Biscay. A PhD thesis at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) has studied the consequences of this spill for the mussels inh...

Scientists use lasers to measure changes to tropical forests

HILO, Hawaii January 23, 2009New technology deployed on airplanes is helping scientists quantify landscape-scale changes occurring to Big Island tropical forests from non-native plants and other environmental factors that affect carbon sequestration. U.S. Forest Service and Carnegie Institution ...

Slight changes in climate may trigger abrupt ecosystem responses

Some of these responses, including insect outbreaks, wildfire, and forest dieback, may adversely affect people as well as ecosystems and their plants and animals. The U.S. Geological Survey led a new assessment of the implications of a warming world on "ecological thresholds" in North America....

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Changes in Biological Technology

Symphony Medical Changes Name to CardioPolymers, Inc.

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Symphony Medical, Inc., a development-stage company focused on novel biopolymer implant therapies to treat cardiac abnormalities, announced today that it has changed the name of the corporation to CardioPolymers, Inc. CardioPol...

RainEarth Inc. Changes Trading Symbol from GRKR to RNER

BEIJING, May 21 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- RainEarth Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: RNER; "the Company"), which recently changed its name from Gold Rock Resources Inc. has been assigned a new symbol to better reflect its business. The new symbol: RNER has become effective on May 21, 2009, according to NA...

Schering-Plough Announces Changes to its Global Collaboration with Novartis to Develop Combination Therapies for Asthma and COPD

Schering-Plough Assumes Exclusive Worldwide Marketing Rights for Mometasone Furoate/Formoterol Combination for Asthma and COPD KENILWORTH, N.J., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP ) today announced changes to its global collaboration with Novartis for th...

Mach One Subsidiary Modular Process Constructors LLC Changes Name to MPS BioPharm to Better Reflect its Vision

Announces significant contract with Major Biopharmaceutical Company BELGIUM, Wis., March 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mach One Corporation (Pink Sheets: MNCN), is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Modular Process Constructors LLC, is changing its name to MPS BioPharm to better reflect i...

LAB Research announces changes to its Board of Directors

www.labresearch.com Toronto Stock Exchange Symbol: LRI LAVAL, QC, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - LAB Research Inc. ("LRI", "LAB Research" or the "Company") (TSX: LRI), a Canadian-based global non-clinical contract research organization, today announced the nomination of Mr. Carl A. Spald...

Clinical Research Study Focuses on Little Known Behavioral Changes Related to Parkinson's Disease

Study Recruiting Adult Parkinson's Patients with Behavioral Changes KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Parkinson's disease affects 6.3 million people worldwide. While the disease is recognized for its profound effects on movement such as tremors, less known is that 1 in 3 Par...

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Changes in Biological Products

FCS File Sanitizer from Verity Software House

Description:... This application changes sensitive keywords in an FCS file to remove patient information. It was contributed by Dr. David Miller....
Company:Verity Software House

pHyPer-dMito from Evrogen JSC

Description:...y to H2O2 and at the same time is insensitive to other oxidants. HyPer does not cause artifactual ROS generation and can be used for detection of fast changes of H2O2 concentration in different cell compartments. pHyPer-dMito is an eukaryotic (mammalian) expression vector designed to express mitochondria-tar...
Company:Evrogen JSC

Vybrant Apoptosis Assay Kit #4 from Molecular Probes (Invitrogen)

Description:... The Vybrant Apoptosis Assay Kit #4 detects apoptosis on the basis of changes that occur in the permeability of cell membranes. This kit contains ready-to-use solutions of both YO-PRO-1 and propidium iodide nucleic acid stains. ...
Company:Molecular Probes (Invitrogen)

CellSensor CRE-bla HEK 293T Cell Line from Invitrogen

Description:... stimulation (Figure 1). The CellSensor CRE-bla HEK 293T cell line can be used to build specific G-protein coupled receptor (GPCR) assays or to detect changes in intracellular cAMP levels....
Company:Invitrogen

Guava EasyCyte from Guava Technologies

Description:...order to help ensure that standard procedures are followed correctly. This is ideal for bioprocessing, manufacturing or clinical trials settings where changes to the instrument or analysis settings are restricted to certain users....
Company:Guava Technologies

Safire 2 from Tecan

Description:...velopment, which requires frequent changing of applications and fluorophores, the monochromator-based Safire eliminates the need for cumbersome filter changes thereby saving time and money. The modular concept of Safire allows upgrades to new detection modes at any time if there is a need to have access to ...
Company:Tecan
Changes in Biological Definition

Active transport

... termed an electrochemical gradient ). This is achieved by either altering the affinity of the binding site or altering the rate at which the protein changes conformations. Contents showTocToggle("show","hide") 1 Types 1.1 Primary 1.2 Secondary 1.2.1 Counter-transport 1....

Albinism

...is and general vision often improves towards middle age , when most "normally" sighted individuals begin to suffer long- or short-sightedness, due to changes in muscle tension. Individuals with these conditions may be helped by the use of glasses and low-visual aids such as magnifiers, as well as bright b...

Allostery

...ein is allosteric if its activity or efficiency changes in response to the binding of an effector molecule at a so-called allosteric site . changes that enhance activity are referred to as alloster...te bind via induced fit protocol conformational changes are not propagated to all subunits substrate bi...

Allele frequency

...often are graphed together as an allele frequency distribution histogram . Population genetics studies the different "forces" that might lead to changes in the distribution and frequencies of alleles -- in other words, to evolution . Besides selection, these forces include genetic drift , mutation ...

Allostery

...ein is allosteric if its activity or efficiency changes in response to the binding of an effector molecule at a so-called allosteric site . changes that enhance activity are referred to as alloster...te bind via induced fit protocol conformational changes are not propagated to all subunits substrate bi...

Apoptosis

...te naturally occurring developmental cell death, from the necrosis that results from acute tissue injury [16] . They also noted that the structural changes characteristic of apoptosis (see the section on Morphology, above) were present in cells that died in order to maintain an equilibrium between cell pr...
Changes in Biological Dictionary

Wolffian duct

...d) degenerates in females (middle image) and develops in males (bottom) ... changes in gene expression during Wolffian duct development". Horm. Res. .....d) degenerates in females (middle image) and develops in males (bottom) ... changes in gene expression during Wolffian duct development". Horm. Res. .....

Vitelline membrane

...amongst breeds of commercial layers (abstract) ... and elasticity of the vitelline membrane is important for both ... Jensen C. Ultrastructural changes in the avian vitelline membrane during embryonic development. ... components of the vitelline membrane of hen's egg. ... vitelline membr...

Vascular system

...lar System . TABLE OF CONTENTS. I. Embryology ... The formation new blood vessels, or angiogenesis, an Achilles' heel tumor growth, ... Complex changes in the Brain's Vascular System Occur after Menopause ... ...

Variation

...ltered during repetition ... In music, variation is a formal technique where material is altered during repetition: reiteration with changes. The changes may involve harmony, melody, counterpoint, rhythm, timbre or orchestration. in biology, any difference between cells, individual organisms, or grou...

Urine

...rine color — Comprehensive overview covers normal urine color, causes of changes in urine color. ... Occasionally, though, unusual urine color can indic...rine color — Comprehensive overview covers normal urine color, causes of changes in urine color. ... But sometimes urine can turn colors far beyond what...

Transversion

...he substitution of a purine for a pyrimidine or vice versa . It can only be reverted by a spontaneous reversion. Because this type of mutation changes the chemical structure dramatically, the consequences of this change tend to be more severe and less common than that of transitions.Transversions can...
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