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Mayo Clinic Proceedings contributors discuss impact of donor organ allocation system

ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Liver transplant is a life saving treatment option for people with end-stage liver disease. Unfortunately, the need for donor livers far exceeds the supply. Each year only about one-third of people who need a donor liver will receive one, and some patients die while waiting. In...

SNM recognizes exemplary contributors in nuclear medicine

The 53rd Annual Meeting of SNM in San Diego witnessed a meeting of 4,000 professionals and 6,500 participants from the molecular imaging and nuclear medicine branch// and this meeting was marked by a detailed discussion spread over five days. “SNM continues to successfully offer a unique oppo...

Sedationfacts.org Enhances State-Specific Site Content, Making Regional Sedation Administration Standards and Regulations Quick and Easy to Find and Use

...y physician and nurse associations. Leading gastroenterology physicians and nurses representing these four associations serve as content reviewers and contributors to the SedationFacts web site: American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) - The ASGE serves as program director for SedationF...

Orphanage Receives Nearly $1 Million from Private Donor

...ey goes straight to the orphans and not to administrative costs." But what is even more remarkable is that this was only the beginning; other contributors have begun to follow Tom's example. His leadership, generosity, and good will, has now been multiplied exponentially. Since he began donating, Karen h...

Hamptons' Artists & Writers 61st Annual Charity Softball Game To Benefit Phoenix House - To be Held at Herrick Park, East Hampton, Saturday, August 15, 2009, 3 pm

...ter to the organizers. "I know firsthand how much fun it is, and how dedicated the players, spectators, and organizers are to being good neighbors and contributors to their community. Though the rivalry runs deep and winning is serious business, this (mostly) friendly competition truly represents America at its b...

NFL Cardinals' Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald Promotes Vision Therapy

...rom the New Jersey Commission on Business Efficiency of the Public School, "Undiagnosed and untreated vision-related learning problems are significant contributors to early reading difficulties and ultimately to special education classification." "There is abundant evidence that the academic abilities of ...

AstraZeneca and the Artery Explorer Take California Residents on Virtual Journey Through the Arteries

...he arteries and a leading cause of coronary heart disease (CHD). CHD is the number one cause of death in the United States.(1) "There are many contributors to the development of coronary heart disease, including family history and age," said General K. Hilliard, MD, FACC, a Livermore, Calif. cardiologist ...

ViroPharma Incorporated Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... SG&A increased $7.0 million over the same period in 2008. The largest contributors to this increase were increased compensation costs resulting from expansion... the maribavir prophylactic program. For the six month period, the largest contributors to this $18.0 million increase for SG&A over the six month period in 20...

Health and Environmental Groups Announce Intent to Sue Illinois Coal Plant Owners for Violating Clean Air Act

...e nation's oldest and largest grassroots environmental organization. Its Beyond Coal Campaign is working to retire old coal plants that are the worst contributors to health-harming soot and smog pollution and replace them with clean energy solutions. www.sierraclub.org/coal ...

Risky driving puts P-platers at high danger of crash

...rying multiple passengers, listening to loud music and text messaging while driving. The research evidence shows that these behaviours are significant contributors to road crashes, particularly among young drivers who are still building their road skills in the first year of driving", said report author, Associat...
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Mayo Clinic Proceedings Contributors Highlight Research Findings About Cardiovascular Benefits Associated With Omega-3 Fatty Acids

ROCHESTER, Minn., March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of research studies have documented how the oils known as omega-3 fatty acids can benefit the cardiovascular system, particularly among people diagnosed with coronary artery disease. The incredible volume of research on this topic...

Mayo Clinic Proceedings Contributors Discuss Impact of Donor Organ Allocation System

ROCHESTER, Minn., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Liver transplant is a life saving treatment option for people with end-stage liver disease. Unfortunately, the need for donor livers far exceeds the supply. Each year only about one-third of people who need a donor liver will receive one, and...

New Hope to Beat Cancer

...tual Foundation has made its largest health care donation of $750,000 to Aurora's immunotherapy program, which has oversight of the Y-TIL Trial. Other contributors include A. Elser, Jr., William Schuett, Sr., Stella Jones and Sherwood and Libby Temkin. To keep the trial affordable for all who participate, an...

Circulation Publishes Pivotal Two-Year Results On XIENCE V(TM) Drug Eluting Stent

...t, Medical Affairs, and chief medical officer, Abbott Vascular. "The consistent positive clinical trial findings, like those from SPIRIT III, are key contributors to why physicians have quickly adopted XIENCE V, making it the market-leading drug eluting stent in the United States and in key markets around the wo...

Quark Pharmaceuticals Announces Publication of Study on Use of siRNA against Proprietary Target for Inhibiting Tumor Growth and Sensitization of Cancer Cells to Chemotherapy

...is. Since then, much progress has been made to study the concept of Nrf2 inhibition for cancer treatment by the scientific community. One of the major contributors in this field is Prof. Biswal from Johns Hopkins University with whom we have established a very productive collaboration. The results of the present ...

Landmark HIV/AIDS Publication Launches at International AIDS Society Conference in Mexico City

...riginal print version of the text, as well as the addition of a growing body of related content. Attached documents include content information, key contributors and the roster of the project's Scientific Advisory Board. About the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AID...

Early Research Suggests Umbilical Cord Blood Cell Therapy May Reduce Progression of Alzheimer's Disease

... related disorders. Importantly, these reductions were associated with managing circulating and brain soluble CD40L levels, amino acids that are key contributors to brain inflammation and disease progression. Previous research has suggested that blocking CD40L levels can help minimize amyloid protein activity, ...

Novel Small Molecule Therapy Shows Benefit for Anemic Patients Via Hydration of Red Blood Cells

...m clumps, which may lead to blocked blood flow and pain, infections, or organ damage. Research suggests that dehydration of the RBCs is one of the key contributors to the deformed shape and affects the levels of circulating hemoglobin, an important determinant of oxygen delivery throughout the body. The dehydrati...

EntreMed Shows Increased Survival With MKC-1 in Preclinical Renal Cell Cancer Model

...scom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010620/ENMDLOGO ) Activation of the oncogenic kinase Akt and the mTOR pathway are known to be adverse prognostic factors and contributors to the pathology of metastatic RCC, therefore inhibitors of these pathways are of significant interest for treatment of this disease. Human RCC cell l...
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Research: Snails were overlooked contributors to marsh destruction

Buoyed by the effects of an intense drought, otherwise harmless snails likely killed off thousands of acres of salt marsh in the Southeast in recent years. Periwinkle snails, known to science as Littoraria irrorata, normally coexist happily with salt marsh. But the drought, which lasted from 1999...

EMBO pioneers pension plan for internationally mobile postdoctoral researchers

...an EMBO Long-Term Fellowship may begin enrolling in the pension plan from 1 January 2010. "The international portability of the pension plan allows contributors to continue in the plan as they move from country to country," said Jan Taplick, EMBO Deputy Director and manager of EMBO Fellowships. "We are pleased...

Genetic marker linked to problem behaviors in adults with developmental disabilities

...It is not, however, linked to behavior problems in individuals with fragile X syndrome, pointing to the need for further research on genetic and other contributors to problem behavior in individuals with different developmental disabilities. ...

'Science Under Siege'

...oversy Two physicians' articles that strongly defend the value of vaccinations and critique the anti-vaccination movement Other distinguished contributors include Mario Bunge, Martin Gardner, Paul Kurtz, Chris Mooney, Stephen Pinker, Ray Hyman, Joe Nickell, and many others. A total of thirty-seven stimul...

New e-science service could accelerate cancer research

...itoring tools are also used. The project has been led by Prof Carole Goble at The University of Manchester and Rodrigo Lopez at EMBL EBI. Other contributors include Khalid Belhajjame, Franck Tanoh, Jiten Bhagat, Katy Wolstencroft and Robert Stevens from The University of Manchester and Eric Nzuobontane, Ha...

Trans fats hinder multiple steps in blood flow regulation pathways

...ther part of the blood-flow process," Kummerow said. This study adds another piece of evidence to a long list that points to trans fats as significant contributors to heart disease, he said. Kummerow believes the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's new requirement (begun in 2006) that trans fats be included on...

Nutrition experts propose new class of low-sugar drinks to help stem obesity and diabetes epidemics

...ear information to help them make healthier choices. "The scientific evidence is now clear; soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages are important contributors to obesity in children and adults," said Walter Willett, professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition at HSPH. "Healthier beverage options would...

Journal of General Physiology explores mysteries of TRP channels in latest Perspectives series

...s back to the 1960s and now includes more than 85 known channels. Series contributors include Rachelle Gaudet (Harvard University), Vera Moiseenkova-Bell and The...igent strategies for the design of [targeted drugs]." Other Perspectives contributors include Ombretta Caspani and Paul A. Heppenstall (EMBL Monterotondo and Uni...

New ecopsychology journal will premiere in spring 2009

..., and the impact of their ecological footprint. With its groundbreaking and diverse collaboration of psychotherapists, social science researchers, and contributors from other environmental related fields, Ecopsychology is the only peer-reviewed journal of its kind. Future issues will encompass how to balanc...

Rett Syndrome Research Trust advisor makes significant discovery

...omising in terms of supporting the culture studies. "This new study adds to the growing body of evidence that glial cells are critically important contributors to neurological diseases and therefore attractive targets for drug development," said Ben Barres, Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurobiolog...
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New Scientific Worldview 'Biocentrism' Featured in The Huffington Post - #1 Weblog in the World

...t is ranked the most powerful (and most widely referenced) blog in the world. It reaches over 20 million thought-leaders, and has featured celebrity contributors from politics to business and entertainment, including President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and Bill Maher. "Five hundred years ago peopl...

Bio/Data Corporation Launches vW Select(TM) - The World's First and Only Complete Ristocetin CoFactor Assay

...ability is about the same. Random combinations of Ristocetin reagents, general purpose control and reference plasmas, buffers and diluents are primary contributors to these variabilities. The matched components in each vW Select kit have been selected, tested and optimized to meet current published guidelines by ...

Document Management Inefficiencies Cost Clinical Study Sites Time, Money

...ation exchange solutions. The survey revealed heavy document-related administrative duties and repetitive requests for information as significant contributors to time delays in clinical study communication. Some highlights of the polling results include: The majority of investigative sites (...

Oncothyreon reports first quarter 2009 financial results

...yreon's cash and cash equivalents were $15.4 million, compared to $19.2 million at the end of 2008, a decrease of $3.8 million, or 19.8 percent. Major contributors to the net change included $2.1 million used in operations in the quarter and a decrease in accounts payable and accrued liabilities of $1.7 million. ...

ViroPharma Incorporated Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... manufacturing NTCD spores ($0.9 million). For the first quarter of 2009, SG&A increased $11.4 million over the same period in 2008. The largest contributors to this increase were increased compensation costs, including share based compensation, as a result of increased headcount from the addition of our Va...

Frost & Sullivan Award Highlights Opportunity for 'Main Street' Biotech

... damage caused by excess sugar in the body. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090326/LA89768 ) Diabetes is one of the biggest contributors to our healthcare crisis. Preventive care programs could significantly reduce the human and financial costs of diabetes. The impending shift to preve...

Nature Medicine study shows Peregrine's bavituximab can cure lethal virus infections

...reatment of viral diseases are urgently needed, and we are increasingly optimistic that bavituximab and our other anti-PS antibodies could be valuable contributors to the field." PS is a lipid molecule normally found on the inside of cell membranes that "flips" and becomes exposed on the outside of the membran...

Famed IT Investor and Director of 23andme Esther Dyson Identifies on IdeasProject.com Genetic Information as an Extremely Disruptive Force

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While Most Companies and Industries Struggled in 2008, LifeModeler, Inc. Used Unique Products to Post Aggressive Business Gains in All Areas

...university biomechanical programs both here and overseas. McGuan firmly believes in the need to help educate and develop the people who will be major contributors to much of the next generation of software-supported advances. LMI works with the university programs to assure that students are trained with the co...

Nature Medicine study shows Peregrine's bavituximab can cure lethal virus infections

...reatment of viral diseases are urgently needed, and we are increasingly optimistic that bavituximab and our other anti-PS antibodies could be valuable contributors to the field." PS is a lipid molecule normally found on the inside of cell membranes that "flips" and becomes exposed on the outside of the membran...
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Speciation

...ively-isolated populations, each of which then accumulates changes from sexual reproduction and/or random mutation (in addition to any other various contributors to genetic change) until the populations are no longer capable of interbreeding ( cladogenesis ). (This is one definition of what a species is; see s...
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