Euthanasia campaigner Dr Philip Nitschke could faces criminal conviction
The Medical Council of New Zealand said that the euthanasia campaigner Dr Philip Nitschke does not possess a license for practising medicine in New Zealand. //
The workshop informs participants of their legal rights about ending their lives.
But the Council said that Dr Nitschke needs to be re...
American Academy of Dermatology Issues Updated Position Statement on Vitamin D
...ent dietary or supplementary sources of vitamin D with their physician.
"The vitamin D position statement supports the Academy's long-held conviction
on safe ways to get this important vitamin - through a healthy diet which incorporates foods naturally rich in vitamin D, vitamin D-fortified foods an...
Jury Convicts Los Angeles Physician Assistant for Stealing Doctor's Identity and Defrauding Medicare in $7.7 Million Scheme
...or to do it," said Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer. "The jury's conviction
sends a message to health care providers committing Medicare fraud - Americ...xample of an unscrupulous provider being brought to justice."
is another milestone for our Medicare Fraud Strike Force here in Los Angele...
Record-Breaking Internet Pharmacy Prosecution Nets Millions for Iowa Law Enforcement
... in Mississippi. Six years and over 30 million pills later, a nationwide federal investigation of two illegal Internet pharmacies has resulted in the conviction
of that doctor and 25 other defendants, and the forfeiture of more than $7 million.
"This federal prosecution resulted in the most defendants e...
Brain Imaging Study Confirms Cognizin(R) Citicoline Boosts Mental Function; to be Presented at International Society of Sports Nutrition Annual Conference
...ognitive function, a relationship that has often been discounted in the past.
"This most recent study confirms previous research and bolsters our conviction
that citicoline, taken at a minimum dosage of 500 mg each day, is a simple and natural nutrient for your brain that may help you feel better, think mo...
LCA Hails US Court of Appeals Decision to Affirm Lower Court Ruling Tobacco Companies Guilty of Massive Fraud and Deception
(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081016/LCALOGO )
The unanimous ruling by the three judge panel upholds a 2006 federal court conviction
of fraud and racketeering against nine cigarette manufacturers and two industry trade organizations. The ruling found these companies engaged in a 50-...
WHO-IAEA join forces to fight cancer
...) was created to integrate diagnostic and treatment-related activities into national cancer control plans. The Joint Programme with WHO underlines our conviction
that only through combined effort and collaboration can we bring hope and relief to those whose lives are threatened by cancer."
Efforts in the join...
Indianapolis Residents View Economic Challenges as Significant Barrier to Properly Managing Type 2 Diabetes
...ed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 15. Edelman, an internationally recognized leader in diabetes treatment, research and education, says, "It is my conviction
that health care in this country will improve when the people living with diabetes themselves are informed and empowered to take an active role in the...
Acupuncture, Real or Fake, Eases Back Pain
...off a cascade of physiological processes that result in relief, the authors wrote. Or the benefit may come from "nonspecific effects such as therapist conviction
[or] patient enthusiasm."
Some previous studies have found similar physiological responses from both types of acupuncture.
Janet Konefal, a lice...
ALS Musician Composes CD with One Finger
...s present to the true meaning of words like inspiration and courage. The musician, living with a terminal illness, is facing his fate with courage and conviction
by creating rich and resonant piano-based rock that is in turn hypnotic, jarring and spellbinding. Ace's life and music is the ultimate example of liv...
conviction in Medical Technology
First Year Results of the AXA Research Fund: Over Euro 13 Million Allocated for Research in 2008
...on over five years, making it a major initiative in the realm of scientific philanthropy in Europe.
" The current environment only reinforces our conviction
that academic research is critical to meeting the challenges of a global society, " noted Henri de Castries, Chairman of the AXA Group Management Boar...
Data from Randomized Pilot Study, Real-World Use of OrbusNeich's Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R stent(TM) to be Presented in Symposium at EuroPCR 2008
...he principal investigator of the TRIAS
HR Pilot study and co-principal investigator of the e-HEALING registry.
"We expect the data to strengthen our conviction
that Genous is a very
important and promising alternative to drug-eluting stents," said de
Winter. "EuroPCR is the ideal venue at which we can share o...
Gene Therapy Improves Vision in Patients with Congenital Retinal Disease
...e support, training, and
education of the nation's most creative and promising scientists. HHMI's
flagship program in biomedical research rests on the conviction
scientists of exceptional talent, commitment, and imagination will make
fundamental biological discoveries for the betterment of human health if
Dr. Harriet Robinson Joins GeoVax Team as V.P. of R & D to Accelerate AIDS Vaccine Trials Program
...rials in 2008,"
Dr. Robinson said. "It's important for me to be at GeoVax full time to work
with our excellent team in this important effort. It is my conviction
our AIDS vaccine is a prime candidate to be safe and effective in
"As a co-founder of GeoVax, Dr. Robinson has been instrumen...
Positive Results Published Using AtriCure Minimally Invasive Products
"These results are consistent with previously published and presented
data and further strengthen our confidence, commitment and conviction
our ability to expand the treatment options for those patients who suffer
from AF and reinforce our commitment to pursuing AF approvals for our
conviction in Medical Dictionary
...ses and symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prognosis Resources Hypochondriasis Definition Hypochondriasis is a mental hypochondria n. The persistent conviction
that one is or is likely to become ill, ... Hypochondriasis is often accompanied by other psychological disorders. ... Learn all about hypochon...
...y and audio pronunciation. ... Popular Daily Crossword Crossword Solver Full Text Translator Toolbar Word Games ... hypochondria n. The persistent conviction
that one is or is likely to ... The hypochondriac fears that such minor symptoms indicate a serious disease, and ... hypochondriac ( ) n. A pe...
...his is not usually hypochondria . ... hypochondria n. The persistent conviction
that one is or is likely to become ill, often involving symptoms when illne...e imagination -- it is a real anxiety disorder. ... Hypochondria -- the conviction
that one is ill, despite all evidence to the ... Diane Berman* started ...
conviction in Biological News
Changing the global dietary environment
...rette Dub, James McGill Chair in Consumer and Lifestyle Psychology and Marketing, has convened an annual Health Challenge Think Tank based on the firm conviction
that addressing global health issues in a comprehensive, effective way demands a massive mobilization across borders, sectors and areas of expertise. ...
Fighting to keep Darwin in the classroom
..., John Scopes was found guilty of violating a Tennessee statute when he taught evolution in his classroom. Though an appeals court later reversed his conviction
on a technicality, the law lingered on the books, joined by later laws promoting "scientific creationism," and, most recently, "intelligent design." ...
Papers of DNA Pioneer and Nobel Laureate Francis Crick Added to National Library of Medicine’s Profiles in Science Web Site
...d Crick received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1962, together with Maurice Wilkins. Crick regarded the discovery as confirmation of his conviction
that the origins and processes of life, including human consciousness and free will, can be reduced to fundamental laws of physics and chemistry, and ...
conviction in Biological Technology
Ceregene Receives Additional Grant From Michael J. Fox Foundation to Expand Long-Term Testing of CERE-120 Patients
... "We very much appreciate the support the MJFF has provided to enable us to expand the testing of these patients and further enrich our data base. Our conviction
about CERE-120's potential to treat Parkinson's disease remains strong. We learned a significant amount from the initial Phase 2 trial which enabled ...
iZumi Bio and Pierian Merge to Form iPierian to Advance Cellular Reprogramming
...mbers of the SAB to create a new and powerful force in the field of stem cell science," said CEO John Walker. "Drs. Daley, Melton and Rubin share our conviction
that this effort represents a paradigm shift in the way drug discovery and development will be conducted in the future and maintain a clear focus on t...
Amylin Pharmaceuticals Provides Shareholders with Update Regarding Recent Developments
...cts and drug candidates and are a critical reason why the company is well positioned for significant future growth.
It is important to stress our conviction
that the Icahn and Eastbourne objective to replace up to ten members of the Board would not serve the interests of the shareholders as a whole. Neith...
Biotechnology Value Fund Delivers Letter to Board of Directors of Avigen, Inc.
...f more than $110 million. Presently, Avigen's stock trades at less than 1/3 of its net per share cash value, indicative of the investment community's conviction
that Avigen's Board will destroy its remaining value. We have repeatedly reached out to the Company and have offered to work collaboratively to maxim...
ISS Recommends Pharmion Shareholders Vote for Merger With Celgene
... and economic logic of
our merger with Celgene," said Patrick Mahaffy, Pharmion's president and
chief executive officer. "ISS' conclusions confirm our conviction
merger offers the best value to Pharmion stockholders."
ISS is a leading independent U.S. proxy advisory firm and its voting
analyses and r...
Angels step up
...n, this emailer went on to write, because these angels "run a high risk of getting washed out during the first institutional VC round. It takes strong conviction
on the part of the founders and CEO to maintain adequate terms/ROI to early investors."
It's worth sharing these comments because so many first-tim...
WTN exclusive interview with Tom Still, Wisconsin Technology Council
...t together and create ideas and contacts.
WTN: Do you feel the stigma attached to Wisconsin as a state that lacks entrepreneurs is related to the conviction
that Wisconsin also not well known for venture capital? Are these directly related?
TS: At least indirectly related. For a variety of reasons, som...
Innovate, Automate, or Improve? You Don't Have to Choose.
... luxury of time for a nice, neat, business-then-technology kind of sequence.
The biggest problem with this kind of thinking is that it leads to the conviction
that somebody else has the right answer. You see this all the time in elaborate requirements-collection methodologies. Peel away all the surveys and f...
Wisconsin Supreme Court rules against Microsoft
...etitive practices by the company.
The lawsuit was filed in 2002 shortly after Microsoft's settlement with the federal government following its 2000 conviction
for violating antitrust law. While legal standing to file suit under federal law is confined to first buyers such as computer manufacturers, Wisconsin...
What citizens don't ask political candidates
...which are hot-button topics that split traditional political support bases. But those are not necessarily the messages most voters want to hear.
on this point comes from working with a group of citizens, selected to reflect a cross-section of Wisconsin, as part of the "We the People/Wisconsin" ...
conviction in Biological Definition
...t century by Rudolf Steiner. Each of these thinkers gave his own distinct emphasis to the developing perspective, but common to all was a fundamental conviction
that the relation of the human mind to the world was ultimately not dualistic but participatory...In essence this alternative conception did not oppos...