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Veterans From Iraq, Afghanistan & Other Conflicts Partner With Service Dogs in America's VetDogs Graduation Ceremony

WASHINGTON, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The newest service dogs from America's VetDogs will take their places beside four disabled veterans, who have served in Iraq, Afghanistan and other conflicts, in a special graduation ceremony before a gathering of top army officials, defense contractors and supp...

Review finds conflicts of interest in many cancer studies

A new analysis finds that a considerable number of clinical cancer studies published in respected medical journals have financial connections to pharmaceutical companies. Published in the June 15, 2009 issue of CANCER , a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the study indicates t...

Argus Honored by Flaspohler Research Group as Highest-Rated PBM for 'No Conflicts of Interest'

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Argus Health Systems, Inc., a leading provider of pharmacy benefit administration services, has received an award from the Flaspohler Research Group as the highest-rated pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) for "No Conflicts of Interest" in the 2008 P...

New Book Exposes 'Junk Science,' Conflicts of Interest, Disease Guidelines Affecting Millions

Critical evidence revealed about IDSA guidelines, science, researchers examined in recent Anti-Trust Investigation MADISON, Wis., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Midwest author, researcher, and Lyme patient PJ Langhoff has released a scientific expose revealing the politics, conflicts of interest, ac...

Work Conflicts Can Do a Job on Your Sleep

They're more disruptive than long hours, night shifts or job insecurity, study says THURSDAY, April 17 (HealthDay News) -- Common job-related problems such as conflicts with bosses or co-workers are more likely than long hours, night shifts or job insecurity to cause poor sleep. Tha...

New book sheds light on conflicts of politics and science

NEW YORK (Dec. 26, 2007) -- From stem cell research to needle exchanges to medical marijuana and HIV/AIDS prevention, politics is getting in the way of science, according to a new book by a leading authority on health-care policy and women's health issues at Weill Cornell Medical College. "Trut...

Stem Cell Institute Correct in Rejecting Applications Over Conflicts of Interest; Institutions, Board Members Involved Must Be Identified, Consumer Advocates Say

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California's stem cell agency made the correct decision today when it announced it was rejecting 10 applications for research grants because of apparent conflict of interest violations in California's $6 billion stem cell program, the Fou...

The health care industry -- a system fraught with conflicts

Close to 50 million uninsuredsteeply rising insurance premiumsemployers cutting healthcare benefits. There's plenty wrong with this picture. In Disease, Diagnoses, and Dollars: Facing the Ever-Expanding Market for Medical Care, public health expert Robert Kaplan takes America's healthcare indus...

Clinical trial volunteers mostly indifferent -- but not blind to -- researchers' financial conflicts

Unless a researcher has stock ownership in a company whose drug is being tested, telling potential research volunteers about an investigators financial interests is unlikely to affect their willingness to volunteer, a new study shows. But, the results also show that many research volunteers pu...

Mother-child attachment, children's temperament play a role in terrible 2 conflicts

Stories about the terrible twos abound in parenting lore. New research published in the March/April 2008 issue of the journal Child Development finds that the way mothers and their 2-year-olds relate to each other affects the quality but not the frequency of conflicts when children are two, and th...
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Ties Between Physicians and Drug Companies Still Too Strong: the Prescription Project Offers Solutions to Prevent Conflicts of Interest

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 26, 2007 - A new study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine ("A National Survey of Physician-Industry Relationships") on the extent of doctor and pharmaceutical company relationships, highlights the need for profession-wide and public policy reforms pr...

Consumer Group Urges Gov. Schwarzenegger to Sign Stem Cell Bill Into Law

...re responsive and accountable to the public. It asks the state's Little Hoover Commission to recommend ways to ensure public accountability and reduce conflicts of interest on the ICOC. "The bill simply codifies into law the intellectual property provisions worked out through the agency's regulatory process,...

CDC Misses Target With Flawed MMR/Autism Study

...tigative Report from 2003) and is in charge of promoting vaccines. The public should demand that vaccine safety be taken away from an agency with such conflicts and support HR#1973, the Vaccine Safety and Public Confidence Assurance Act." For more information, visit http://www.nationalautism.org . Contact...

Soyfoods Do Not Impact Sperm Count

...ese men than among lean men." Men with high levels of body fat are likely to produce more estrogen than their slimmer counterparts. Chavarro's study conflicts with the large body of U.S. government and National Institute of Health-sponsored human and primate research, in which controlled amounts of isoflavon...

Clinical Trial Participation Unaffected by Disclosure of Investigator's Financial Stake, Food and Drug Law Journal Article Finds

...s are established and implemented." Gibbs added, "There are a number of reasons to mandate disclosures, but this study suggests that disclosure of conflicts may not play a large role in decision-making. Given that some courts have reached decisions based on their believing that knowledge of a financial sta...

New Conflict of Interest Violations Revealed at California Stem Cell Institute

...en they are broken," said Simpson. Proposition 71, passed by 59 percent of Californians in 2004, created an oversight board fraught with potential conflicts of interest. "Most of the people handing out the money are the very same people from the institutions that get the money," said Simpson. "That means t...

American Legion Anticipates Institute of Medicine Report on Gulf War Veterans

...ween current deployments and the 1991 Gulf War." The environmental conditions of the 1991 Gulf War were different from other wars, including current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Troops serving in the current Iraq war have been subject to long deployments, and many have experienced serious injuries and ...

Immunicon Will Exhibit CellCapture CTC Mouse/Rat Kit and EasyCount System for Automated Cell Counting at AACR

...cts or planned improvements to products; effectiveness of products compared to competitors' products; protection of Immunicon's intellectual property; conflicts with third party intellectual property; product liability lawsuits that may be brought against Immunicon; labor, contract or technical difficulties; a...
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Hercules 6700B

Description:...lusive, 210° Top Rotation provides uncommon bi-directional flexibility, unequalled for general purpose surgery. The Hercules 6700B eliminates any conflicts between surgeon and anesthesiologist during head-end procedures, while providing ample leg room for surgeons who prefer to sit during procedures. Remo...
Company:Skytron

Biomek 2000 Laboratory Automation Workstation

Features:...ily configured to follow laboratory techniques. All methods are validated for consistency. System configurations are automatically verified. Potential conflicts are detected by the software....
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conflicts in Medical Dictionary

Values

... What Matters At Heart ... These values not only help define our organizational culture but they also guide ... Our Core Values : ... Many conflicts involve disputes about facts and values . ... Values are much closer to the core of a ... One's values are among one's most cherished beliefs. .....

Somatization disorder

...plain of varied physical symptoms that have no identifiable physical origin. One common general etiological explanation is that internal psychological conflicts are... Somatization disorder is a long-term (chronic) condition in which a person has ... symptoms that can occur with somatization disorde...

Burns

...dvanced Search ... Chemical burns are caused by caustic substances that contact the skin. ... Many chemicals used in industry and during armed conflicts can cause burns . ... (See also Eye Injuries: Burns ; See also Poisoning: Caustic Ingestion. ... Thermal burns may result from any external he...
conflicts in Biological News

Cross kingdom conflicts on a beetle's back

BOSTON, Mass. (Oct. 2, 2008)Researchers from Harvard Medical School and the University of Madison-Wisconsin have discovered how beetles and bacteria form a symbiotic and mutualistic relationshipone that ultimately results in the destruction of pine forests. In addition, they've identified the spec...

New tool for resolving fisheries conflicts

Images of dolphins and turtles ensnared in tuna nets are a heart-wrenching reminder of the impact of fisheries on ocean bio-diversity. Known in fisheries science as by-catch, this killing of non-target species is a complex problem that has resisted easy answers. One possible solution, advanced ...

Carnegie Mellon team makes sequestration recommendations

...njection Control (UIC) program regulators to create adaptive, performance-based rules for geologic sequestration, and to include mechanisms to resolve conflicts between multiple environmental objectives. Expand the federal UIC program to address conflicting uses of pore space during permitting; creating new...

2 Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists receive Presidential Early Career Award

...s, as they sometimes alter the function of essential genes. Malik uses biochemistry and genomics to study the causes and consequences of these genetic conflicts in yeast, fruit flies and other model organisms. His work has offered novel explanations for host-pathogen interactions and for the evolution of struc...

Broecker: 'What we need are tougher measures against climate change'

...es will have to migrate to cooler regions to escape extinction. Arid zones will become even drier. The shortage of water, and the social and political conflicts it gives rise to, will be among the big problems of the future. What will not change is our relationship with fossil fuels. "We will continue to d...

Climate change could drive vast human migrations

... own countries, or to countries next door. Many will be poor, and many will be unable to move far enough to improve their lots. Ripples from resulting conflicts and collapses will hit richer countries. Coauthor Charles Ehrhart, CARE's climate-change coordinator, called the potential impacts "startli...

U of Minnesota research reveals critical role of evolutionary processes in species coexistence

... A team of researchers, led by the University of Minnesota, addressing long-standing conflicts in ecology and evolutionary science, has provided key directions for the future of community ecology. The team comprehensively synthesized emerging w...

Diet secrets of 'the Royals'

...study that showed how isotope analysis and tracking collars could be used to monitor elephant movements and diets as a way to minimize human-pachyderm conflicts and determine the best locations for sanctuaries. With elephants endangered and their food sources threatened by climate change and human e...

Study: Health undervalued in reproductive rights debate

... CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Women's health is increasingly undervalued in conflicts over reproductive rights, including clashes based on moral objections under so-called conscience clauses, a new study by a University of Illinois lega...

Two Hutchinson Center researchers named HHMI Early Career Scientists

... to do something really original." Malik, an evolutionary biologist, sees conflicts raging within a cell's nucleus as genes jockey for evolutionary dominance. ...hemistry and genomics to study the causes and consequences of these genetic conflicts in yeast, fruit flies and other model organisms. His work has offered novel...
conflicts in Biological Technology

Vistaar and the Professional Pricing Society Partner to Present Premier Symposium for Pricing Practitioners

...better visibility into price performance and to capture additional profits. He will also share unique insights on techniques that help reduce pricing conflicts within today's complex and often short-sighted organizations. This event, "Pricing to Survive, Thrive and Grow in Today's Changing Economy,&q...

Biostar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Retains HC International, Inc. to Implement Investor Relations Program

...bility to successfully complete and integrate potential acquisitions, withdrawal of governmental fiscal incentives, political instability and regional conflicts and legal restrictions on raising capital or acquiring companies outside China. Additional risks that could affect our future operating results are mo...

Biostar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Reports Continued Revenues and Earnings Growth in First Quarter of 2009

...bility to successfully complete and integrate potential acquisitions, withdrawal of governmental fiscal incentives, political instability and regional conflicts and legal restrictions on raising capital or acquiring companies outside China. Additional risks that could affect our future operating results are mo...

Bio-Matrix Scientific Group & Entest BioMedical Submit Research Proposal to U.S. Army for Funding Adipose-Derived Stem Cells to Treat Traumatic Brain Injury

...ntly, there are no effective therapeutic approaches to reverse the injury. Combat-related brain injuries in service members returning from the ongoing conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan appear to be higher than in previous conflicts. Walter Reed Army Medical Center has stated that nearly 30% of all patients wit...

Managing Conflict of Interest Disclosures Simplified for Healthcare Organizations

...O ) COI-SMART's simple interface provides improved control over the conflicts of Interest disclosure and review process at the individual and institution...ns, and data mining tools for auditing, tracking and reporting on potential conflicts of interest. The COI-SMART system expands HCCS' product line of online...

Biostar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Reports Record Revenues and Earnings for 2008

...bility to successfully complete and integrate potential acquisitions, withdrawal of governmental fiscal incentives, political instability and regional conflicts and legal restrictions on raising capital or acquiring companies outside China. Additional risks that could affect our future operating results are mo...

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Deploys Collexis' Reviewer Finder and Journal Dashboard Applications

...ours to virtually minutes by automatically suggesting best matching reviewers for a manuscript, secondly it enhances security by identifying potential conflicts of reviewers based on co-authorship and institutional affiliation. The Collexis Reviewer Finder will be integrated into the publishing workflow soluti...

Advice to the new administration: UM foreign and domestic policy guide

...der political context. Force can be used to convince armed groups to remain within the process, but it cannot substitute for genuine resolution of the conflicts that led to violence in the first placeOur first priority should be finding a way of reconciling parties to the conflict, not identifying enemies to d...

Insulet Appoints Bill Arthur as Vice President of Business Development

...nse to incorporate a blood glucose meter into the OmniPod System; Insulet's ability to protect its intellectual property and other proprietary rights; conflicts with the intellectual property of third parties; adverse regulatory or legal actions relating to the OmniPod System; the potential violation of federa...

Insulet Reports Second Quarter 2008 Results

...nse to incorporate a blood glucose meter into the OmniPod System; Insulet's ability to protect its intellectual property and other proprietary rights; conflicts with the intellectual property of third parties; adverse regulatory or legal actions relating to the OmniPod System; the potential violation of federa...
conflicts in Biological Definition

Biodiversity

...anagement probably explains most fears of resources disappearance related to the erosion of the biodiversity. However, it is also is the origin of new conflicts dealing with rules of division and appropriation of natural resources. Some of the important economic commodities that biodiversity supplies to huma...

Human

... hierarchical structures. A tribe may consist of a few hundred individuals, while the largest modern state, China , contains over a billion. Violent conflicts between states are called wars . Loyalty to a larger group of this type is called nationalism or patriotism . In extreme cases, feelings of loyalt...

James D. Watson

...he Modern Library 's 100 best non-fiction books. The account is the sometimes painful story of not only the discovery of DNA, but the personalities, conflicts and controversy surrounding their work. The Double Helix changed the way the public viewed scientists and the way they work. In the same way, Wat...
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