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Modern Athletes Keep Getting Taller, Bigger

...ained 4.5 inches and the fastest runners have grown 6.4 inches. "The trends revealed by our analysis suggest that speed records will continue to be dominated by heavier and taller athletes," engineering student Jordan Charles said in a news release. The study was published online in the Journal of Exper...

Fat Reduction Market in Europe to Soar Despite Economic Downturn

... and without any incisions, allowing patients to return to their normal routine afterwards. Until recently, the market for transdermal ultrasound was dominated by UltraShape; however, the competitive landscape has changed with the launch of Medicis' LipoSonix in mid-2008, and it will continue to shift ove...

Physician Hospitals (PHA) Responds to TIME Magazine Article: Filled With 'Incorrect Assumption and Innuendo'

... Physicians' current interest in hospital ownership comes from the realization that medical care is no longer controlled by the providers, but is dominated by administrators and medical conglomerates that have lost sight of the real task - taking care of people who are sick or injured. Physicians have al...

Urban Caucus Chair Urges Caucus Members to 'Get the Job Done' for Health Care Reform

...passage of the bill. "The public option will create a new insurance choice and level the playing field, which is especially important in markets dominated by one or two private insurers. The public option, which will be financed by its premiums, is critical in helping achieve the goal of the President --...

Launch of Targeted Agents and Increased Use of Maintenance Therapy Will Drive the Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer Drug Market to Nearly Triple to Almost $10 Billion in 2018

... of advanced disease. Owing to sales of Eli Lilly's Alimta and Gemzar, Roche/Chugai's Avastin and OSI/Roche/Chugai's Tarceva, Eli Lilly and Roche dominated the NSCLC landscape in 2008 as each company held approximately one-third of the overall market. By 2018, however, Eli Lilly's share will drop below 16...

An Increase in the Diagnosed Prevalent Population Will Drive Growth of Nearly $4.3 Billion in the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Market

...ed Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease finds that maintenance therapies dominated the COPD market in 2008 as nearly 80 percent of COPD sales were generated b...the commercial potential of these molecules. "While Advair and Spiriva dominated the COPD market in 2008, we expect their share of the COPD market to decrea...

Calling All Heart Patients

...bilitation programs. Two of the interventions were Internet-based; all others were by telephone. "We aimed to determine if, in a world increasingly dominated by electronic technology, interventions for preventing recurrent coronary disease could be delivered in innovative ways to enable more people to acces...

New Therapies, Including Novel Biologic Agents from Elan/Wyeth and Eli Lilly, Will Drive Robust 11 Percent Annual Growth In the Alzheimer's Disease Market

...Nevertheless, bapineuzumab and solanezumab will achieve combined sales of nearly $6 billion in 2018. The Alzheimer's disease market is currently dominated by acetylcholinesterase inhibitors (AChEIs), all of which only address cognitive symptoms but do not modify the course of the disease. In 2008, sales ...

Researchers develop the first climate-based model to predict Dengue fever outbreaks

...orld's population infected by Dengue (also known as "breakbone fever") is located in tropical and subtropical areas of the globe, where the weather is dominated by rainfall. This project looks at climate and vegetation variables that have an impact on the mosquito populations in the American Tropics, such as...

Health Affairs Report On Mass. Mandatory Insurance Law Confirms: Strong Public Option Must Be Included in National Health Reform

...ws that reform is unaffordable without a public option like Medicare in competition with for-profit insurance companies. Unlike Massachusetts which is dominated by non-profit insurers, the mandatory purchase approach would be much more damaging if applied nationally, where most HMOs and insurance companies are...
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Pharmaxis Announces Positive Results of Phase 3 Cystic Fibrosis Trial

... the first dry powder formulation to publish positive results in cystic fibrosis it promises convenience for patients who have complex daily schedules dominated by difficult treatment regimens." For the 324 subjects randomized, the treatment groups were balanced with respect to key demographic and backg...

FluoroPharma Announces Positive Phase I Safety Results for BFPET(TM), Myocardial Perfusion Imaging (MPI) Tracer for Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

...ging compared to SPECT," said Dr. Kundakovic, President of FluoroPharma. "There is tremendous opportunity for BFPET, as a PET alternative in the SPECT dominated myocardial perfusion imaging market. The use of BFPET in conjunction with PET technology holds the promise to better quality CAD diagnosis." About F...

Surgex(TM) Becomes the First and Only BSCG (Banned Substance Control Group) Certified Product Which is Clinically Proven Effective in Sports Recovery and Performance

...o meet the growing demand of elite level Professional, Olympic and amateur athletes and their coaches looking for nutritional support in a marketplace dominated by products with no clinical proof of benefit, unsubstantiated claims, excess protein, stimulants, and banned substances. In double blind placebo co...

AM-Pharma Announces Positive Results of Phase IIa Clinical Trial with Alkaline Phosphatase For Ulcerative Colitis

...ually involves the rectum but may extend proximally to involve a portion of or the entire colon. Until recently, sales of UC drugs were around US$1bn, dominated by 5-ASA drugs, corticosteroids and immunosuppressants. However, with the introduction of the marketed drug Remicade(r), total sales in this market se...
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PalmScan AP2000: A-Scan & Pachymeter

Description:... Offering a unique, empowering alternative to bulky biometry devices that have dominated the industry for years, MMD's PalmScan AP2000 is the world's only battery-operated, fully portable AScan and Pachymeter combination unit on the market...
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Sodium

...oxidizes rapidly ... This WebElements periodic table page contains Essential information for the element sodium ... The chemistry of sodium is dominated by the +1 ion Na ... Sodium (chemical symbol Na, atomic number 11) is a member of a group of chemical ... Given its reactivity, sodium is not ...

Osmolality

...ilogram of solvent. Osmolality is a count of the number of particles in a fluid sample. ... The osmolality of physiological fluids tends to be dominated by small molecules ... Free reference information from The NY Times on medical tests, normal results, abnormal results and diagnosis, as well as l...
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AGU journal highlights -- Aug. 6, 2009

...h on the west coast of India. They find that while sea level shows a seasonal variability, the alongshore current shows no clear seasonal cycle but is dominated by intraseasonal (55-110 day) fluctuations. These current variations, the authors find, arise as a response of the northern Indian Ocean to intraseaso...

August 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights

...n of the samples and found that the natural background of East Asia dust is dominated by binary sources from the arid lands around the northern boundary of China...an of 200,000 years. Immediately prior to the event, the jawed acanthodians dominated the fish faunas, whereas the event led to a diverse fauna and a brief but m...

Wolf reintroduction proposed in Scottish Highland test case

...ful monitoring of their effects on red deer populations, behavior, and hopefully ecosystem recovery. Researchers believe that areas in Scotland now dominated by pure pine trees were once a diverse mixture of mixed pine, birch forest, abundant alder, rowan, willow, aspen, bird cherry and juniper, with scatte...

Arctic climate under greenhouse conditions in the Late Cretaceous

...iment cores indicates exceptional abundances equalling modern values for the most productive areas of the Southern Ocean. "This Cretaceous production, dominated by diatoms adapted to stratified conditions of the polar summer may also be a pointer to future trends in the modern ocean," say the researchers: "Wit...

'Jellyfish joyride' a threat to the oceans

... "Mounting evidence suggests that open-ocean ecosystems can flip from being dominated by fish, to being dominated by jellyfish," Dr Richardson says "This would have lasting ecological, econ...

Cantabrian cornice has experienced seven cooling and warming phases over past 41,000 years

... insectivores flourished and become more frequent in the associations", explains Cuenca-Bescs. We now know that the water vole ( Arvicola terrestris ) dominated in this period. According to the researcher, this domination by woodland species started to decline in the area only at the end of the Holocene, wh...

In the turf war against seaweed, coral reefs more resilient than expected

... and 5. They found that while there were moderate local increases in seaweed cover over the study period, only four percent of reefs worldwide were dominated by macroalgae that is, more than 50 percent of a reef's surface was covered in seaweed. Researchers also found overall "phase shift severity" decreas...

University of Florida study provides insight into evolution of first flowers

...rst of evolution that has resulted in perhaps as many as 400,000 angiosperm species. Before flowering plants emerged, the seed-bearing plant world was dominated by gymnosperms, which have cone-like structures instead of flowers and include pine trees, sago palms and ginkgos. Gymnosperms first appeared in the f...

Laughing hyenas, wailing levees, the sound of cheese and blaring bagpipes

...logists have noticed that hyenas make the sound when competing for food. The giggle is a sign of frustration, a call made by a subordinate animal when dominated by one of its peers. To find meaning in the giggle, Nicolas Mathevon and his colleagues analyzed sounds made by 17 spotted hyenas kept in captivity...

Researchers discover that gene switches on during development of epilepsy

...ly found in this brain region begin to appear," explained graduate student John Graef, the first author on the study. "The brain activity then becomes dominated by the new copies of this channel. It helps explain how seizures can develop and spread." The particular gene that codes for the misplaced channel ...
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SEP Signs REGURIN(R) Deal

...ion of Regurin, the once daily Regurin XL. The availability of Regurin XL will enable it to compete more effectively in the market, which is currently dominated by once daily products. Regurin was developed by Madaus AG of Germany. About Regurin Regurin is trospium chloride, a member of the anti-...

Poxel SAS Set up to Find Innovative Solutions for Metabolic Diseases Management

... by 2025 (IDF). The market is about EUR bn9.6 turnover in 2007, expected to reach EUR bn15 by 2016. Existing therapies on the market are dominated by few dominant product classes, but significant unmet needs remain. About Poxel: Poxel is a new RIPCO that aims to advance promising as...

ASCP Joins ACLU Lawsuit Opposing Gene Patents

...ory scientists are prohibited from performing genetic tests because of patent enforcement and the threat of litigation. As a result, the market is dominated by a single provider, eliminating competition and scientific diversity, which ultimately drives up costs. Gene patents potentially infringe on patient...

The Global Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) Market: A Frost & Sullivan Briefing on Changing Dynamics

... held on Wednesday, 6th May 2009, at 3 p.m. GMT. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO ) The API market, traditionally dominated by small molecule drugs, is currently witnessing a rapid shift towards biopharmaceuticals. At the same time the manufacturing volume outsourced to con...

RoundTable Healthcare Partners Facilitates Product Acquisition for CorePharma

... retail channels in the U.S. market. RoundTable acquired a majority interest in CorePharma in 2005. "The Leucovorin tablet market has long been dominated by generic products," said Christopher J. Worrell, Chief Executive Officer of CorePharma. "With CorePharma's strong marketing capabilities, we have th...

Pharmaxis Appoints French Distributor for Aridol(TM)

... of asthma." The total population affected by Asthma in France is approximately 3.1 million. The French bronchial challenge testing market is dominated by methacholine and more than 25,000 tests are conducted annually with little recent innovation in the field. Aridol's ability to detect airway hyper...

A supercharged metal-ion generator

...new ions return to the target, it becomes self-sustaining. The magnetic field lines near the target grow thick with spiraling electrons, the plasma is dominated by metal ions instead of gas, and the sheath becomes a potent source of a large flux of energetic electrons that produce still more "excess" plasma t...

CJP Declares the Dates of 3rd Global Jatropha Hi-Tech Agricultural Training Programme

...he JatrophaWorld Training Jaipur, 2008 experience. With Jatropha cultivation becoming an intensifying worldwide trend, how to 'Do It IN Right Way' dominated the entire training, with discussions centering on the best practices in Jatropha for maximum returns. All the trainees who attended were glad to have...

Putting a new spin on current research

...store information and so by extending their life the research provides a significant step towards building a usable quantum computer. "Silicon has dominated the computing industry for decades," says Dr Gavin Morley, lead author of the paper. "The most sensitive way to see the quantum behaviour of electrons...

World Gene Amplification Technologies Market to Reach $2.2 Billion by 2015, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

...arch (DNA amplification), gene therapy, drug discovery, forensic identification, and diagnosis. World gene amplification technologies market is dominated by United States, Europe, and Japan, accounting for 90% of the world market in 2008, as stated in a recent report published by Global Industry Analyst...
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Animal

...a and Chordata . The former are radially symmetric and exclusively marine, such as sea stars , sea urchins , and sea cucumbers . The latter are dominated by the vertebrates , animals with backbones. These include fish , amphibians , reptiles , birds , and mammals . In addition to these, the deu...

Diffusion

...s in gases, but usually the motion of particulates in gases, e.g. smoke, is dominated by turbulence . Electron diffusion Electric current flows by di...a high optical depth and a very short mean free path , their behavior is dominated by scattering and the path of any given photon's path is effectively a r...

Animal

...a and Chordata . The former are radially symmetric and exclusively marine, such as sea stars , sea urchins , and sea cucumbers . The latter are dominated by the vertebrates , animals with backbones. These include fish , amphibians , reptiles , birds , and mammals . In addition to these, the deu...

Population dynamics

...hose changes. Population dynamics is the dominant branch of mathematical biology , which has a history of more than 200 years. The early period was dominated by demographic studies such as the work of Benjamin Gompertz and Pierre Franois Verhulst in the early 19th century, who refined and adjusted th...
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Speciation

..... The size and remoteness of a population also play a major role in speciation . ... Darwin believed that speciation was the ultimate ... has dominated speciation theory. ... Sympatric speciation --that is a very good example of Ernst's ... This is called true speciation or cladogenesis. ... T...

Seedless vascular plants

...s and the seedless vascular plants , and discuss the differences ... and Seedless Vascular Plants . For a ... Seedless vascular plants dominated ... The three phyla of seedless vascular plants are lycophytes, horsetails, and ferns ... Horsetails (Sphenophyta) are seedless vascular...

Scolex

... In some species, the scolex is dominated by bothria, which are sometimes called " ... ...rg dictionary. ... In some groups, the scolex is dominated by bothria, which are ... Online Shopping at Di...testine of ... In some groups, the scolex is dominated by bothria, which are sometimes called " ... With ...

Monoculture

... In farming, a monoculture means that you remove the entire natural ecosystem, ... In forestry, a monoculture forest refers to a forest that is dominated by a ... In agriculture, the term monoculture is a term used to describe plantings of a single species. ... In computer science, a monoculture ...

Mesozoic Era

...ntology and geology of North America at ... Learn about the Mesozoic Era of the Phanerozoic Eon (251 to 65.5 million years ago) when dinosaurs dominated the land, the oceans were home to various kinds of ... Mesozoic Era Second of the Earth's three major geologic eras and the interval during whi...

Humoral immunity

...ration of Humoral Immunity to Common Viral and Vaccine Antigens Cell Mediated and Humoral Immunity . The body's Humoral immune system is dominated ... The body's cell mediated immunity involved T cells, macrophages, and ... ...

Halobacteria

...teria ) in Encyclopedia of Life ... Rhodopsin pigments of halobacteria produce chemical energy without CO2 by ... The planet might once have been dominated by microbes that used a ... The retinal pigment in halobacteria absorbs green light and reflects red and blue light. ... Halobacteria in Owen...

Calcareous algae

... ... developed through biotic processes dominated by corals and calcareous algae . ... Corals and calcareous algae grow on top of one another and form a three ... Calcareous , algae...
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