Cooperatives Can Address Health Care Needs if Properly Defined and Adequate Consumer Protections are Established
WASHINGTON, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The health care proposal released yesterday by the Senate Finance Committee includes an option to offer health insurance through cooperatives but leaves many questions about their structure and scope undefined. The National Cooperative Business Associ...
Shannon Brownlee, Author of 'Overtreated,' to Keynote at Defined Health's 8th Annual Therapeutic Insight Conference
FLORHAM PARK, N.J., April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Defined
announced the final agenda and invited and confirmed speakers for its 8th
annual Therapeutic Insight conference. Therapeutic Insight 2008 ("TI2008")
will take place on April 28 - 30, 2008, at The Westin New York at Times
New upper limit defined for normal ALT in adolescent males
A new cohort study of adolescent offenders in Australia has identified an upper limit for ALT that is more sensitive for the diagnosis of liver disease. The findings could facilitate targeted interventions for the youths in this group, who are at high risk for HCV infection and obesity-related liv...
John Hancock Launches Defined Benefit Program
BOSTON, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- John Hancock Retirement Plan
Services (JHRPS) announced today the launch of the John Hancock Defined
Benefit Program. A leader in the 401(k) industry, the addition of defined
benefits to the John Hancock product roster expands its retirement plans
Sensitivity of brain center for 'sound space' defined
While the visual regions of the brain have been intensively mapped, many important regions for auditory processing remain uncharted territory. Now, researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and elsewhere have identified a region responsible for a key auditory process perceiving sound spac...
Clinical Approach Defined for Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
Yale Cancer Center physicians have presented clinical recommendations for the diagnosis and subsequent treatment of superior vena cava syndrome in this weeks issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
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Newly defined signaling pathway could mean better biofuel sources
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A newly defined
biochemical pathway in plants may provide the scientific tools to design plants that will yield larger quantities of alternative transportation fuels than currently can be produced, according to Purdue University researchers.
The pathway moves materials th...
ComCam Selected by ePortation on New Maritime Domain Awareness Project
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Race/ethnicity, family income and education associated with sugar consumption
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Structure of protective protein in the eye lens revealed
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1 in 6 health workers won't report in flu pandemic -- study by Ben-Gurion U. researchers
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Stephen H. Friend, MD, PhD to Keynote at Defined Health's 9th Annual Therapeutic Insight Conference
FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Defined
Health has announced the agenda and confirmed speakers for its 9th annual Therapeutic Insight conference. Therapeutic Insight 2009 ("TI2009") will take place on March 31- April 2, 2009, at The New York Marriott Downtown. The agenda, list of speak...
China Sky One Medical, Inc. Appoints New Independent Director
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"audit committee financial expert" as defined
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Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announces financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009
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Amicus Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results
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The Foundation for National Institutes of Health Announces Unprecedented Product Donation by sanofi-aventis in the U.S.
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Palatin Technologies, Inc. Receives U.S. Patent Allowance for Heart Failure Drug Candidate
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...at is used in characterizing the genetic diversity of a species population , or equivalently the richness of its gene pool . Allele frequency is defined
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...heavy chain constant domains, immunoglobulins are grouped into five classes or isotypes: IgG , IgA , IgM , IgD , and IgE . (The isotypes are also defined
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