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OmniPod(R) Insulin Management System Lets Team Type 1 Members Focus on Competing at Amgen Tour of California

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Amgen Tour of California, known as "America's largest and most prestigious cycling event," is a 750-mile race that will begin on February 14th in Sacramento and end on February 22nd in Rancho Bernardo. For the first time, the race will inc...

Males Adapt To Battle With Competing Sperm

A new article appearing in the February issue of Current Directions in Psychological Science suggests that the human male has evolved mechanisms// to pass on his genes during post-copulation as well, a phenomenon dubbed "sperm competition." In their article, Todd Shackelford and Aaron Getz at...

Drug Firms Competing to Produce Cheap and Effective bird flu vaccine

With GlaxoSmithKline claiming to be able to produce far more doses of bird flu vaccine than its rivals the battle ground has been set to to create a cheap// but effective human bird flu vaccine. GSK is hoping to produce large quantities of the vaccine to challenge the H5N1 bird flu by next year...

Nurses competing with junior doctors in some assessments

According to a recent survey, researchers suggests that nurses and junior doctors can both carry out pre-surgery assessments of patients to the same degree of competence. There's a shortage of junior doctors in the UK// and it's been suggested that appropriately trained nurses might be able to tak...

Seniors: Get Your Checkbooks Ready

...eting/sales, contracting with managed care companies, finding and keeping good employees, financial management, expanding test menus, managing growth, competing with big, publicly traded laboratories, and acting on legislative and regulatory issues facing the laboratory industry. CONTACT: Mik...

More Than 100 Healthy Schools Honored by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation

... "I don't think there's a school in the nation that doesn't want to be a healthy school," said Lavizzo-Mourey. "But schools face budget challenges and competing priorities, and they sometimes don't know where or how to start. The Healthy Schools Program can help any school in the nation--even those with the fe...

ThermoGenesis Announces Launch of Res-Q System; New Device Expands Company's Presence in Bone Marrow Sector

...t family to help us access the growing regenerative medicine market in a meaningful way. We believe our Res-Q System has considerable advantages over competing products and should help surgeons realize the true value of autologous cellular therapy," said J. Melville Engle, Chief Executive Officer of ThermoGen...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Michigan Attorney General and Michigan Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation Near Agreement on Rate Increases on Under Age 65 Individual Products

...zation of the state's 30-year old individual health insurance system, Blue Cross said. Proposals have been reintroduced in the House and Senate after competing versions failed to be reconciled in conference committee in 2008, and there is a possibility of an agreement on reform this year. "Even with ou...

Omega Protein Reports 2009 Second Quarter Results

...pany's quarterly operating results due to the seasonality of the Company's business and its deferral of inventory sales based on worldwide prices for competing products; and (5) the impact of the capital and credit market crisis. These and other factors are described in further detail in Omega's filings with...

Internists tackle key health reform issues

...re that a core set of benefits is available. The Public Plan Option monograph approved by ACP considers the pros and cons of the public plan option competing with private insurance products in a health insurance connector or exchange. ACP conditionally supports the establishment of a public plan option as ...
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ARUP Laboratories Applauds FDA's Decision on the Value of KRAS-Mutation Testing in Colorectal Cancer

...ests and test combinations, ranging from routine screening tests to highly esoteric molecular and genetic assays, for patients nationwide. Rather than competing with its clients for physician office business, ARUP chooses instead to support clients' existing test menus by offering highly complex and unique tes...

Spherix Announces Positive Phase 2 Study Results

... manufactured, we may lack financial resources to complete development of Naturlose, the FDA may interpret the results of studies differently than us, competing products may be more successful, demand for new pharmaceutical products may decrease, the biopharmaceutical industry may experience negative market tr...

Glybera(TM) Shows Long-Term Health Benefits

...gulatory approvals (i.e. EMEA, Health Canada), market acceptance of AMT's products, effectiveness of AMT's marketing and sales efforts, development of competing therapies and/or technologies, the terms of any future strategic alliances, the need for additional capital, the inability to obtain, or meet, conditi...

CuraGen Announces Expansion of CR011-vcMMAE Phase II Trial in Advanced Breast Cancer

...ial reasons or due to patient enrollment issues or based on new information from nonclinical or clinical studies or from other sources, the success of competing products and technologies, CuraGen's stage of development as a biopharmaceutical company, government regulation and healthcare reform, technological u...

CuraGen Updates CR011-vcMMAE Data at ASCO

...ial reasons or due to patient enrollment issues or based on new information from nonclinical or clinical studies or from other sources, the success of competing products and technologies, CuraGen's stage of development as a biopharmaceutical company, government regulation and healthcare reform, technological u...

CuraGen to Present CR011-vcMMAE Data at ASCO

...ial reasons or due to patient enrollment issues or based on new information from nonclinical or clinical studies or from other sources, the success of competing products and technologies, CuraGen's stage of development as a biopharmaceutical company, government regulation and healthcare reform, technological u...

AMT Receives EMEA Orphan Drug Designation for Acute Intermittent Porphyria

...gulatory approvals (i.e. EMEA, Health Canada), market acceptance of AMT's products, effectiveness of AMT's marketing and sales efforts, development of competing therapies and/or technologies, the terms of any future strategic alliances, the need for additional capital, the inability to obtain, or meet, conditi...

Scientific Data Relating to Cinryze(TM) Presented at 6th Annual C1 Inhibitor Deficiency Workshop

... decision past the time frames anticipated by us, limit any approved indications, deny the approval of Cinryze for acute treatment of HAE or approve a competing product which has been granted orphan drug designation thereby preventing Cinryze from reaching the market for acute treatment of HAE. We have not con...

Spherix Reports First Quarter 2009 Earnings

... manufactured, we may lack financial resources to complete development of Naturlose, the FDA may interpret the results of studies differently than us, competing products may be more successful, demand for new pharmaceutical products may decrease, the biopharmaceutical industry may experience negative market tr...

Spherix Elects New Independent Director, and Elects Chairman of the Board

... manufactured, we may lack financial resources to complete development of Naturlose, the FDA may interpret the results of studies differently than us, competing products may be more successful, demand for new pharmaceutical products may decrease, the biopharmaceutical industry may experience negative market tr...
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Growth Hormone Binding Protein ELISA Test

Description:...concentrations, sufficient to complex approximately 50% of plasma GH. GHBP modulates GH action via a variety of mechanisms. It inhibits GH action by competing with the GH receptor for ligand and by generating unproductive heterodimers with the GH receptor at the cell surface, as opposed to the GH receptor ho...
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.

SureFlex™

Description:...tripsy fibers uses the Black Hole™ proximal termination. This revolutionary and patented termination method accepts higher power levels than any competing design. In the unlikely event you do manage to overpower the connector, the hermetic fiber face absolutely prevents damage to your laser optics. These...
Company:InnovaQuartz Incorporated

Advantage Smart Table

Description:... For laparoscopic procedures, the Advantage Smart Table goes up to 6 inches lower than competing tables but is versatile enough to accommodate all open procedures. Controlled with a programmable remote, this table remembers positions for various s...
Company:Advantage Medical Systems, Inc.

LMA Flexible™ (Single Use)

Description:...le maintaining a good seal. This makes it ideal for ENT, ophthalmic and dental surgery, or other procedures where the surgeon and anesthesiologist are competing for access....
Company:Vitaid

LMA Flexible™ (Reusable)

Description:...le maintaining a good seal. This makes it ideal for ENT, ophthalmic and dental surgery, or other procedures where the surgeon and anesthesiologist are competing for access....
Company:Vitaid

ADVIA 120 Hematology System

Description:... The ADVIA 120 Hematology System gets the job done and gets it right the first time, with a review rate far lower than competing systems. Results are more accurate, physicians are more confident and treatment is more effective. The ADVIA 120 Hematology System, for great performa...
Company:Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics

C6 B. burgdorferi (Lyme) ELISA Kit

Features:...re sensitive in detection of antibodies in early and late Lyme disease than competing kits Eliminates vast majority of other ELISAs false positives at the screening step Significantly higher specificity than competing ELISAs Detects infection with all strains of Borrelia which cause Lyme d...
Company:Immunetics, Inc.

MBL Mannan Binding ELISA Kit

Features:... solutions pre-coated ELISA strips all incubations performed at room temperature MBL measurement on a mannan coat to avoid potential interference from competing factors ...
Company:AntibodyShop A/S

Q Fever IFA IgM

Features:...nt. In lieu of alternative pretreatments for IgM testing, the sample diluent is used to assist in the removal of interfering rheumatoid factor and/or competing IgG antibodies. Both the Q fever IFA IgG kit and the Q fever IgM kit have a one-year shelf life from the date of manufacture. ...
Company:Focus Diagnostics

Q Fever IFA IgG

Features:...nt. In lieu of alternative pretreatments for IgM testing, the sample diluent is used to assist in the removal of interfering rheumatoid factor and/or competing IgG antibodies. Both the Q fever IFA IgG kit and the Q fever IgM kit have a one-year shelf life from the date of manufacture. ...
Company:Focus Diagnostics
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Allopathic medicine

... however imprecise, was employed by his followers or other unorthodox movements to identify the prevailing methods as constituting nothing more than a competing 'school' of medicine, however dominant in terms of number of practitioner proponents and patients." In the nineteenth century, some pharmacies labelle...
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For Pacific white shrimp, gender matters when competing for food

Waimanalo, HI ?December 12, 2006 -- A new study in Journal of the World Aquaculture Society suggests that, while larger shrimp consistently win over smaller shrimp of the same gender when competing for food, male shrimp will almost always beat female shrimp ?even though adult males of the species a...

Winning by a neck -- Giraffes avoid competing with shorter browsers

The giraffe's elongated neck has long been used in textbooks as an illustration of evolution by natural selection, but this common example has received very little experimental attention. In the January issue of the American Naturalist, researchers at the Mammal Research Institute in the Department...

Rhesus monkeys can assess the visual perspective of others when competing for food

Researchers Jonathan Flombaum and Dr. Laurie Santos, both from Yale University, have found that rhesus monkeys consider whether a competitor can or cannot see them when trying to steal food. Working with semi-free-ranging rhesus monkeys on the island of Cayo Santiago in Puerto Rico, Flombaum and...

Holding breath for several minutes elevates marker for brain damage

...they said. The concern is that repetitive exposures to severe hypoxia (lowered oxygen supply), such as that experienced by individuals training and competing in static apnea diving events, could cause neurological damage over time. The researchers recommended further research on free divers that would begin...

New supercomputer to reel in answers to some of Earth's problems

... Science funded EMSL's supercomputer upgrade. Although housed at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, scientists the world over can use Chinook, competing for time through a peer review process. Users generally conduct research that supports the DOE's missions in energy, the environment, or national secu...

Smaller plants punch above their weight in the forest, say Queen's biologists

...ailable resources. They also produce seeds at a much younger age and higher rate than their bigger counterparts, and establish much more quickly thus competing with the seedlings of larger species. "A growing body of literature is calling for re-evaluation of traditional views on the role of plant size in ...

Male seahorses like big mates

...te the high levels of paternal investment, they have long been thought to have conventional sex roles, with females choosing mating partners and males competing for their attention. However, clutch, egg and offspring size all increase with female body size in seahorses, suggesting that males may obtain fecund...

Biological warfare in bacteria offers hope for new antibiotics

...tein machinery to evade their defences. Professor Kleanthous said: "Colicins are the weapon used in the biological warfare that takes place between competing bacteria. Understanding how this group of proteins work could help scientists develop new drug delivery methods to target the bacteria that cause dis...

A thirst for blood sparks toxic algal blooms

...es that the algae produce toxins not only in order to inhibit the growth of competing species, but also to protect themselves from predators. The strategy of inh...ect of a considerably more aggressive behaviour: toxic algae injure or kill competing algae in order to gain access to the nutrients in their cells. Blood-su...

The battle for CRTC2: How obesity increases the risk for diabetes

...is scenario CRTC2 did not bind to CREB but instead joined forces with another factor, called ATF6a. What's more, like jealous lovers CREB and ATF6a competing for CRTC2's affectionthe more ATF6a is bound to CRTC2, the less there is for CREB to bind to. "This clever mechanism ensures that a cell in survival ...
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DNA2.0 Awarded US Patents for Breakthrough Gene Optimization Technology -- Company's Unique Algorithm Enables Expression Yields up to 50 Times Greater than Competing Approaches

The use of codon optimization in gene synthesis has long been misunderstood. DNA2.0 has cracked the code on optimizing sequence design and has been awarded two US patents covering the technology. DNA2.0's approach goes beyond codon arrangement, so the company is introducing a new, more accurate c...

Whats in a name? Quite a bit, when youre competing in biotech

SAN FRANCISCO The sign hanging over the Badger state pavilion at the annual BIO convention proclaimed, Wisconsin Room to Breathe. But you had to visit the New York State exhibit to breathe gardenia-scented oxygen at that states oxygen bar. In a business that has grown to be as competitive as b...

Performance Comparison of the Experion Automated Electrophoresis System and a Competing Automated System for Protein Analysis, Rev A

Marie Nguyen and William Strong, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., 6000 James Watson Drive, Hercules, CA 94547 USA Introduction Sodium dodecyl sulfate-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (SDS-PAGE) is an established technique employed fo...

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

...efforts, including the introduction or potential introduction of generic or competing products against products sold by the Company and its subsidiaries; (15) ri...es to other companies' introduction or potential introduction of generic or competing products by third parties against products sold by the Company or its subsi...

SCOLR Pharma, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... our Controlled Delivery Technology (CDT(R)) platforms. However, we are faced with a difficult marketplace and many specialty pharmaceutical companies competing for alliances with the more established pharmaceutical and consumer product companies. Our operating strategy is to preserve our capital by limiting c...

Patent Attorney John Rizvi Speaks at FIME International Medical Expo

...ons. "Patents help eliminate competition by giving patent holders the right to prevent anyone else from making, using, selling, or importing competing products in their market. This allows a patent holder to maintain monopoly pricing and avoids the product becoming a commodity," said Rizvi. ...

Jatropha Couple Oil Crop Cultivation Technology Commercially Released

...s, patterns and agro- technologies. We have been in search of such an inter-crop for Jatropha which should be oil bearing like Jatropha itself without competing with it for food and water and should be capable of fulfilling Jatropha fertilizer requirement and still maintaining soil fertility. Emergence of the ...

Insmed to Host Second Quarter 2009 Conference Call

...ured, we may lack financial resources to complete development of product candidates, the FDA may interpret the results of studies differently than us, competing products may be more successful, demand for new pharmaceutical products may decrease, the biopharmaceutical industry may experience negative market tr...

CuraGen Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...ial reasons or due to patient enrollment issues or based on new information from nonclinical or clinical studies or from other sources; the success of competing products and technologies; CuraGen's stage of development as a biopharmaceutical company, government regulation and healthcare reform; technological u...

Particle Sciences and Microfluidics Collaborate to Share Formulation and Nanotechnology Expertise for Pharmaceutical Drug Product Development, Analysis and Commercialization

...roducts to particle suspensions and emulsions. For high shear fluid processing, we settled on the Microfluidizer(R) after a thorough evaluation of the competing alternatives. One area of interest to PSI is adding the Microfluidizer processor to its existing approaches for particle size reduction of poorly wate...
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ActivePro™ In Vitro Translation Kit from Ambion

Description:...n Vitro Translation Kit, derived from an E.coli lysate, synthesizes higher amounts of protein as well as proteins with higher biological activity than competing kits. This results in better performance in biological and functional assays....
Company:Ambion

microPET R4 from CTI Molecular Imaging, Inc.

Description:...croPET R4 is the lowest priced, full ring small animal imaging PET system in the world. Despite the microPET R4 low retail price, it outperfoms every competing systems in all performance categories; count rate performance, energy resolution, timing resolution, and feature set. microPET is a dedicated small...
Company:CTI Molecular Imaging, Inc.
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Drug

...te some of the cost. When the patent for a drug runs out, a generic drug (some known as simply a "generic") is usually synthesized and released by competing companies, causing the price to drop markedly. Drugs which don't require prescription by a medical professional are known as over-the-counter (OTC) dr...

Human

... Behaviorally, human beings are defined by their use of language ; their organization into complex social structures composed of many cooperating and competing groups, nations , states , and institutions , distinguished by their different aims and ritual practices; and their development of complex technol...

Intron

...rons are not to be confused with junk DNA , which is all DNA without known function that is not part of a gene. Intron evolution There are two competing theories as to the evolutionary origin of introns, which is usually studied in a highly conserved family of genes such as the actins . In the intro...
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Sexual reproduction

...ersity. The main two processes are: meiosis, involving the halving of the number of chromosomes; and... Scientists currently have developed several competing hypotheses to explain the evolution of sexual reproduction . Many groups of organisms, notably the majority of animals and plants, reproduce sexu...

Action

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