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IPRO Alerts New Yorkers to 'Silent' Killer; Chronic Kidney Disease Doubling Every Ten Years

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), which affects 20 million people, is now the ninth leading cause of death in the U.S. and it is growing at a steady and alarming rate -- doubling every ten years. Each year the cost of managing CKD exceeds $32 bill...

Alzheimer's Association Releases Report That Predicts Doubling in Number of Californians With Neurological Disorder

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of Californians with Alzheimer's disease will nearly double to 1.1 million by 2030, with all race and ethnic groups, as well as every region of the state, experiencing dramatic increases, according to a report released today at the State C...

2009: The Year of Health Care Reform? Faith-Based Investors See Doubling of Related Shareholder Resolutions, Growing Public Support From Corporate America

More Than Decade-Long Campaign by Religious Investors is Bearing Fruit; A Dozen Top Firms Have Now Embraced Strong Principles for Health Care Reform. NEW YORK, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How strong is the impetus from faith-based and other institutional investors for a breakthrough in...

Media Spotlight Shines on Dr. Siegal's Cookie Diet While Major Study Reveals Doubling of U.S. Type II Diabetes Cases During Past Ten Years

Three major media outlets ran stories about Dr. Sanford Siegal's hunger-controlling cookie and weight loss system on Thursday, October 30th MIAMI, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Last Thursday, October 30th, several major online and broadcast media ran stories on renowned physician, author, and we...

DC Council Delivers Victory for Kids and Taxpayers by Doubling the Cigarette Tax to $2 per Pack

Statement of William V. Corr, Executive Director, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids WASHINGTON, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The District of Columbia Council has taken a critical step to protect kids and taxpayers from the devastating toll of tobacco use by doubling the District's cigarette...

Kaiser Permanente study finds diabetes doubling before motherhood

April 27, 2008 (Oakland, Calif.) Diabetes before motherhood more than doubled in six years among teenage and adult women, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published in the May issue of Diabetes Care. http://care.diabetesjournals.org/ While previous studies have looked exclusively at ge...

Life Spine Expands Home Office Space, More Than Doubling Space Occupied

- New space to house additional engineering, R&D, and marketing personnel HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Spine announced today completion of its expansion into a new 11,000 sq. foot headquarter facility in Hoffman Estates, IL, more than doubling the space it has occupied f...

ReBuilder Medical Technologies, Inc. Reports Monthly Sales in 2007 Nearly Doubling Monthly Sales in 2006, Including Record Daily Sales in September 2007

CHARLES TOWN, W. Va., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In advance of releasing third quarter financial data, ReBuilder Medical Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets: RBRM) noted today that each month in 2007 has produced nearly twice the sales revenues compared to the same month in 2006 for the Comp...

Annual report to the nation finds cancer death rate decline doubling

A new report from the nations leading cancer organizations shows cancer death rates decreased on average 2.1 percent per year from 2002 through 2004, nearly twice the annual decrease of 1.1 percent per year from 1993 through 2002. The findings are in the Annual Report to the Nation on the Status ...

Bush Seeks Doubling of AIDS-fighting Funds

US President George W. Bush on Wednesday urged lawmakers to set aside 30 billion dollars over five years to fight AIDS worldwide , but AIDS activists said the proposal fell short of funds needed to battle the global scourge. Bush also said that First Lady Laura Bush would visit Africa in Jun...

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Doubling in Medical Technology

IMPACT Study Showed Longer Valcyte(R) (valganciclovir hydrochloride tablets) Treatment Demonstrated Better Protection Against Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Disease One Year Post-Transplant

...wire/ -- New Phase III study results presented for the first time today at the ninth annual American Transplant Congress 2009 (ATC) demonstrate that doubling the duration of preventive therapy ('prophylaxis') with Valcyte (oral valganciclovir) significantly reduced the incidence of CMV disease by 56% in hig...

Men Treated for Localized Prostate Cancer Could Benefit From Pomegranate Juice Consumption

...ntinue to experience a significant increase in PSA doubling time following treatment, from a mean of 15.4 mont...ugh these two groups demonstrated similar mean PSA doubling times at baseline, both the PSA doubling time prolongation and the decline in median PSA sl...

Final Results of Boceprevir Phase II HCV SPRINT-1 Study Showed Significantly Higher SVR Rates Compared to Standard of Care in Treatment-Naive Genotype 1 Hepatitis C Patients

...L(R) (ribavirin, USP) (P/R) followed by the addition of boceprevir (800 mg TID) for 44 weeks (boceprevir P/R lead-in regimen). This represents a near doubling of the 38 percent SVR rate (n=39/104) for patients in the control group (p<0.0001). In a 28-week boceprevir P/R lead-in regimen 56 percent of pati...

Long-term Follow Up Interim Data Show Nplate(TM) Increased and Sustained Platelet Counts in Adult Chronic ITP Patients

...s showed that overall 74 percent of patients (160/215) achieved a platelet response defined as a platelet count of 50,000 platelets per microliter and doubling of the baseline platelet count (median:17,000 platelets per microliter). A platelet response was achieved by 30 percent (61/207) of patients after th...

Medarex Announces Enhanced Activity Data with Second Generation Anti-CD30 Antibody for Malignant Lymphoma

...lymphocytes that is present on the malignant cells of Hodgkin's lymphoma (HL) as well as other CD30-expressing cancers. MDX-1401 demonstrated almost a doubling in potency and efficacy in cell lines when compared to MDX-060. The improved potency and efficacy of MDX-1401 in in vivo xenograft models indicates en...

Late-Breaking Data Highlighting Research Advances in Several Blood Disorders to Be Presented At the American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting

...ate that the combination of fludarabine, cyclophosphamide, and rituximab (FCR) provides a 10-month improvement in progression-free survival and a near doubling of complete response rates in patients with relapsed or refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia. A total of 552 patients from 17 countries wi...

Schering-Plough Provides Update on Boceprevir Clinical Development and Introduces Potent Next-Generation Oral HCV Protease Inhibitor for Treating Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C

...ON(TM) (peginterferon alfa-2b) and REBETOL(R) (ribavirin, USP) prior to the addition of boceprevir (800 mg TID) (P/R lead-in). This represents a near doubling of the 38 percent SVR 24 rate for patients in the control group receiving 48-weeks of PEGINTRON and REBETOL alone (ITT).(1,2) In a 28-week boceprevir...

Senator Frist and Convention Delegates Support AIDS-Affected People Around the World, Raise Funds for Gustav Evacuees

... role in combating global HIV/AIDS and the benefits of such U.S. initiatives as the Millennium Challenge Corporation. Senator Obama has committed to doubling U.S. foreign assistance - to $50 billion by 2012. He would build on proven, successful foreign policy programs, such as America's global AIDS strategy...

Kansas Invests Millions in Innovations to Improve Human Health and Launches Three National Bioscience Programs at BIO'08

...earch trials capacity to meet significant increases in the demand for clinical studies. The company is making a capital investment of over $1 million, doubling its floor space with a dedicated 50-bed clinical research facility for Phase I trials, and hiring 38 full- and part-time employees over the next three...

Steroids Provide No Survival Benefit for Children With Bacterial Meningitis

...6. The median age of the children was nine months. Approximately 9 percent, or 248, of the children studied received corticosteroids, with steroid use doubling during the study period, from under 6 percent of children in 2001 to 12 percent in 2006. There was no significant difference in mortality nor in t...
Doubling in Medical Products

SphygmoCor Vx Central Blood Pressure/Pulse Wave Velocity System

Description:...moral peripheral artery sites in order to provide a measure of aortic stiffness. This aortic pulse wave velocity increases rapidly with age, typically doubling between the ages of 30 and 60. The SphygmoCor Vx Central Blood Pressure/Pulse Wave Velocity System is sold as an add-on to Px System, and measur...
Company:AtCor Medical Pty Ltd.

Humphrey Matrix Perimeter

Description:... The Matrix Perimeter utilizes Welch Allyn Frequency doubling Technology. It represents a significant breakthrough in visual field testing by combining early glaucoma detection capabilities, tools to characterize...
Company:Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.

Humphrey FDT Visual Field Instrument

Description:... eye. Weighing only 19 pounds, FDT is the most portable and user-friendly automated visual field instrument ever created. Humphrey's FDT (Frequency doubling Technology) Visual Field Instrument delivers clinically validated results efficiently in a pre-testing environment at an affordable price....
Company:Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.

Humphrey Matrix

Description:... The Humphrey Matrix represents the latest breakthrough in visual field testing. Using frequency doubling technology, the Humphrey Matrix will help you conduct a thorough visual field evaluation and assess treatment alternatives. Enhanced patient managemen...
Company:Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.

Hydrix XM Collagen Matrix

Features:... Exhibits exceptional strength and suture retention without doubling the tissue No rehydration or rinse required - ready to use out of the package and easy to trim to desired size ...
Company:Caldera Medical

Humphrey FDT Perimeter

Features:... Innovative Technology The Humphrey FDT with patented WelchAllyn Frequency doubling Technology isolates a subset of retinal ganglion cell mechanisms in the magnocellular (M-cell) pathway. These M-cells have large diameter fibers and c...
Company:Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.
Doubling in Biological News

New, less invasive genetic test greatly improves pregnancy rates in older women with poor prognosis

...e achieved a pregnancy rate of 20%, which is exceptional considering the extremely poor prognosis of the women involved." she said. "This represents a doubling of the usual pregnancy rate for women who fall into this category, which is otherwise, at best, under 10% and, at worst, zero. To date, we have two li...

Study: Illegal fishing harming present and future New England groundfish fisheries

...s Dr. Dennis King of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science and Dr. Jon Sutinen of the University of Rhode Island detail nearly a doubling of the percent of total harvest taken illegally over the last two decades in the Northeast multispecies groundfish fishery (NEGF). The study estimates...

Elevated water temperature and acidity boost growth of key sea star species: UBC researchers

...e Sea Stars (Pisaster ochraceus), a species found along much of North America's Pacific Coast. An increase in temperature of just three degrees and doubling of CO2 concentrations enabled the sea stars to grow almost twice as fast as they normally would over a period of 10 weeks. "This means the sea star...

NIH grants $122 million in Institutional Development Awards

...Over the past five years, the Idaho INBRE program has developed an unprecedented network of research and educational collaborations which has led to a doubling in the number of Idaho undergraduates pursing science and health-related careers. In Delaware, catalyzed by INBRE grants, the state has seen its NIH f...

Mass Biologic Labs/UMass Med School and Medarex license C. difficile monoclonal antibody to Merck

...edarex and MBL, all payments will be divided equally. The incidence of C. difficile infection (CDI) in the U.S. is rapidly increasing, with rates doubling from 2000 to 2005. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has projected that there will be as many as 750,000 cases of CDI per year by 2010 ....

Reducing CO2 through technology and smart growth

...cle fleet was converted to hybrid electric vehicles, such as the Toyota Prius or the soon-to-be released Chevy Volt. This research also found that a doubling of population density in large U.S. cities by 2050 would have a greater impact on CO2 reductions than full hybridization of the vehicle fleet. St...

Tree deaths have doubled across the western US

...nterest on a bank account the effects compound over time," said Nate Stephenson, also with the U.S. Geological Survey and research team co-leader. "A doubling of death rates eventually could reduce average tree age in a forest by half, thus reducing average tree size." In some cases, increasing tree death...

Warmer climate causing huge increase in tree mortality across the West

...cent reduction in the average tree age in forests, a potential reduction in average tree size and make many forests vulnerable to abrupt dieback. A doubling of tree mortality has been occurring as fast as every 17 years in the Pacific Northwest in recent decades, and at slower rates in California and Rocky...

Voracious sponges save reef

...hether they also process it. De Goeij revealed that the sponges process forty percent of the material and take up sixty percent. This should lead to a doubling of the sponges' biomass every two to three days. However, cave sponges scarcely grow. The coral caves are densely populated and so there is scarce...

Dirty snow causes early runoff in Cascades, Rockies

...of brightness. In this computer simulation, the regional climate and snowpack changed significantly, and not in a simply predictable way. Overall, doubling the dimming of the snow did not lead to twice as high temperature changes -- it led to an approximate 50 percent increase in the snow surface temperat...
Doubling in Biological Technology

Applied Precision Introduces New Super-Resolution Imaging System Doubling Resolution of Traditional Microscopes

ISSAQUAH, Wash., Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied Precision(R), Inc. a leading provider of imaging, measurement, and analysis systems for the life sciences industries announced today that it will introduce a new imaging system at the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) annual conference with t...

Asthma Patients Not Adequately Controlled on ICS Alone More Likely to Benefit From Advair(R) Than Doubling the Dose of ICS

Findings of Observational Study Presented at American Thoracic Society Annual Meeting RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. and TORONTO, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients with asthma not adequately controlled on the inhaled corticosteroid fluticasone propionate (FP) alone exp...

Kaiser Permanente Study Finds Diabetes Doubling Before Motherhood

Largest Study to Date Examined 175,000 Teenage Girls and Adult Women OAKLAND, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Diabetes before motherhood more than doubled in six years among teenage and adult women, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published in the May issue of Diabetes Care. http://...

NeoGenomics Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

... President and Chief Scientific Officer, added, "Melanoma is currently the fastest growing form of cancer in the United States with the incidence rate doubling approximately every ten years. We believe the timing is right to launch a gene-based test for melanoma. Recent publications by multiple academic cen...

Neogen Named to Fortune's List of 40 Stocks 'To Retire On'

...next year. Fortune said that its Fortune 40, which is updated annually, has averaged 10% annualized returns since its inception in 2002, nearly doubling the S&P's 5.1% over the same time period. Sidoti & Company initiates research coverage of Neogen Neogen's success has also led ...

InVitria Reveals Technology to Optimize Hybridoma Production Performance

... media available on the market,” said Dr. Steve Pettit, the project’s lead researcher. “We achieved optimal cell density and quicker doubling times as well as better cell productivity when Cellastim was added to these media. We also reported that Lacromin improves hybridoma cell culture perf...

Dendreon Announces Data on PROVENGE Potency and Long-Term Immune Responses in Androgen-Dependent Prostate Cancer

...e-month course of hormonal therapy. Patients were then followed with serial PSA measurements to evaluate the impact of PROVENGE on PSA and PSADT (PSA doubling time). At the time of biochemical progression, defined as a PSA of 3 ng/mL or greater, men became eligible for one booster infusion of either PROVENG...

DuPont Leader: Agriculture is Up to Global Productivity Challenge

... Niebur explained that thanks to its global research efforts, Pioneer is on track to increase corn and soybean yields by 40 percent by 2018, more than doubling the annual rate of gain. "These productivity gains will be generated by scientists from our global network of research facilities who are workin...

Cell Biosciences Launches Next-Generation Protein Characterization System

...e Firefly(TM) 3000 system. The advanced design of the CB1000 system provides significant improvements in assay performance and automation, including a doubling of sample throughput. Assay reproducibility and stability have been increased through the incorporation of precise temperature control systems. In add...

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

..., stated, "I am quite pleased with the Company's performance in 2008. Our targeted marketing programs and strategic pricing increases resulted in the doubling of revenues on existing products. We continue to strengthen our sales and marketing efforts, particularly for high-demand products such as our Oleanl...
Doubling in Biological Products

High Five Cells SFM Adapted from Invitrogen

Description:...ing significantly higher levels of secreted recombinant proteins compared to other insect cells. High Five cells offer the following features:- -Rapid doubling time as adherent cultures- Quick adaptation into serum-free medium- Up to 25-fold higher expression of secreted proteins than Sf9 cells- Adaptation to...
Company:Invitrogen

RapidStak from Thermo Scientific

Description:...nutes. Flexibility The RapidStak can grow as your needs grow. The standard two Stak version can be upgraded to the RapidStak 2x, four Stak model, doubling your capacity when you require. This allows you to purchase the less expensive model with confidence, knowing you can expand in the future. All Rapid...
Company:Thermo Scientific

Nutrient Mixture F-12 Ham, Coon's Modification (Ham's F-12 Coon's) from Sigma-Aldrich

Description:... Coon's Modification of Ham's F-12 was developed for culturing hybrid cells that were produced by viral fusion. The modification consists of doubling the amino acids and pyruvate, and including ascorbic acid. The salt concentrations have been altered as well. This formula contains 0.863 mg zinc sulf...
Company:Sigma-Aldrich
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Polymerase chain reaction

...(3) Elongation at 72C (P=Polymerase). (4) The first cycle is complete. The two resulting DNA strands make up the template DNA for the next cycle, thus doubling the amount of DNA duplicated for each new cycle. Example The times and temperatures given in this example are taken from a PCR program that ...
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Morphology

... biology, the study of the size, shape, and structure of animals, plants, and microorganisms and of ... ... for Morphology ... of: Reduplication: doubling in morphology , by Sharon Inkelas and ... Review of: Inflectional morphology : a theory of paradigm ... The personal website of Robert Beard, d...

Cell cycle

...tic cell cycle . • DNA replication initiation ... Cell division cycle 7 (CDC7) is a gene that codes for the protein Cdc7 kinase. ... doubling of its genome (DNA) in S phase (synthesis phase) of the cell cycle ; ... Control of the Cell Cycle ... passage through the cell cycle in ...

Binary fission

...curs. ... Organisms that reproduce through binary fission generally grow exponentially. ... Because most bacteria grow by binary fission , doubling in cell number usually ... Binary fission is the process by which most procaryotes replicate. ... (i) Binary fission (considered also in ...
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