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Color Vision Drove Primates to Develop Red Skin and Hair, Study Finds

You might call it a tale of 'monkey see, monkey do.' Researchers at Ohio University have found that after primates evolved the ability to see red, they began to develop red and orange skin and hair . Humans, apes and Old World monkeys, such as macaques and leaf monkeys, all have trichromat...

Grief Drove Britney to Shave Her Head

Britney Spears the famous pop idol of the teens apparently shaved her head as a tribute to her aunt who had died from cancer.// In Feb the star who has this uncanny knack of stunning the media with her antics; shaved off the full length of her beautiful hair in full view of paparazzi camera c...

Woman Says Irritable Bowel Drove Her to Shoplifting

In a curious incident reported in Florida, USA, a 61-year-old woman caught shoplifting said she could not wait for too long// in the queue to pay her bill as she was suffering from irritable bowels. A new side-effect of irritable bowel syndrome seems to have been discovered in the USA. It...

Warner Chilcott Reports Operating Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2009 and Updates 2009 Full Year Guidance

...criptions and 72% of total DORYX prescriptions in the quarter ended June 30, 2009. Increased utilization of the customer loyalty card for DORYX 150 mg drove the increase in sales-related deductions in the quarter. Net sales of TACLONEX decreased $2.3 million, or 5.9%, to $36.5 million in the quarter ended ...

Smith & Nephew Highlights Advanced Wound Management Progress

...l conferences. The silver coated antimicrobial barrier ACTICOAT™ dressing and sustained antibacterial releasing ALLEVYN™ Ag dressing drove Advanced Wound Management's revenue growth, as demonstrated by the 13% growth in infection management product revenues in the quarter and 21% in the h...

United Therapeutics Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...e Rothblatt, Ph.D., United Therapeutics' Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "The impact of these record sales, coupled with strong margins, is what drove our 11.5% growth in earnings before non-cash charges. Our net loss is primarily due to the accounting treatment of our long-term share-based compensat...

AMERIGROUP Reports Q2 Net Income of $49.6 Million or $0.94 per Diluted Share, Including $0.43 per Diluted Share Positive Impact from Tax Adjustment

...ealth benefits expense, which is within the expected range of 45 to 55 days, compared to 50 days in the previous quarter. The predominant factor that drove the decline in days in claims payable was an increase in claims processing speed. Production during the quarter increased almost 10%. On a per membe...

Solta Medical Reports Strong Second Quarter 2009 Results

...kets accounted for 57% of total revenue. U.S. and international revenues grew sequentially from the first quarter by 10% and 8%, respectively. We also drove sequential revenue growth in the range of 7% to 10% from all major product segments with tips and other consumables accounting for 49% of total revenu...

Covance Reports Second Quarter Revenue of $466M and EPS of $0.66

...e $199.8 million compared to $213.1 million in the second quarter of 2008 and $192.5 million in the first quarter of 2009. Lower demand in toxicology drove the year-on-year decline in revenue. Sequential growth was driven by a rebound in demand for clinical pharmacology, analytical chemistry, and research...

Photos: Compete Releases Top Insurance and Physician Web Sites for June 2009

...May 2009, with more than 600,000 visitors interested in unearthing the most affordable dental care. Social Referrals Social recommendations drove online healthcare traffic in June 2009. Nearly 3 million consumers evaluated doctor ratings at healthgrades.com, which grew 7.7 percent month-over-mon...
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Complications and Costs for Obesity Surgery Declining

...owth in the number of bariatric surgeries performed by hospitals. For example, laparoscopy reduced the odds of having a complication by 30 percent and drove down hospital payments by 12 percent, while banding reduced hospital payments by 20 percent. ...

Vical Expands Applications of Vaxfectin(R) Adjuvant for Infectious Disease and Cancer Vaccines; 80% to 100% of High-Dose Responders in H5N1 Clinical Trials Still Responding at 6 Months

...d antibody responses than unformulated vaccine, and also generated influenza-specific T-cell responses. Adjusting the ratio of Vaxfectin(R) to vaccine drove substantial increases in either antibody or T-cell responses, without reducing the other type of response, compared with unformulated vaccine. The abi...
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Migrating squid drove evolution of sonar in whales and dolphins, researchers argue

Berkeley Behind the sailor's lore of fearsome battles between sperm whale and giant squid lies a deep question of evolution: How did these leviathans develop the underwater sonar needed to chase and catch squid in the inky depths" Now, two evolutionary biologists at the University of Californi...

Ancient global warming drove early primates' dispersal

The continent-hopping habits of early primates have long puzzled scientists, and several scenarios have been proposed to explain how the first true members of the group appeared virtually simultaneously on Asia, Europe and North America some 55 million years ago. But new research using the late...

'Science Under Siege'

...elected some of the best writing on topics of current interest. Among the highlights are: "A Skeptical Look at September 11th" which prompted a drove of responses (many angry) and was selected by Richard Dawkins for the Best Science and Nature Writing of 2003. Carl Sagan's final question-and-answe...

New insight into Alzheimer's disease pathology

...mbranes and chops up other proteins. Inoue et al have found a new target of gamma secretase, a protein called EphA4. The product of EphA4 cleavage drove the formation and maintenance of dendritic spines the nerve cell's receivers for transmitted signals. These results fit with a growing hypothesis tha...

CO2 drop and global cooling caused Antarctic glacier to form

...that occurred in both Northern and Southern high latitudes suggests that a decline in CO 2 level, rather than a localized change of ocean circulation drove the climate transition. The ice formed over Antarctica in about 100,000 years, which is an "overnight" shift in geological terms. "Just over thirty...

Life secret exposed: Scientists unlock mystery of molecular machine

...uture we may look forward to more discoveries that will take us beyond the world of Darwin into an understanding of the basic chemical principles that drove the emergence of life on our planet and perhaps beyond." ...

Florida professor creates endowment for insect scientists

...et the childhood amazement we all experienced when we marveled over, for example, the wing venation of an insect. That perceptive and imaginative mind drove most us to our professions, and we need to go back to that foundation." The first winner of this new award will be presented at the ESA Annual Meet...

How we see objects in depth: The brain's code for 3-D structure

...ect shapes that evoked stronger responses. This evolutionary stimulus strategy let the experimenters pinpoint the exact 3-D shape information that drove a given cell to respond. These findings and other research on object coding in the brain have implications for treating patients with perceptual d...

Study reveals how viruses collectively decide the fate of a bacterial cell

...r two viruses were inside a given cell. The researchers found that the cII gene acted as the gate for the system. Increasing the number of viruses drove the dynamic level of cII proteins past a critical point facilitating production of cI proteins leading to the lysogenic pathway. "The decision cir...

UC Davis researchers define characteristics, treatment options for XXYY syndrome

...ore intensive community support than those with Klinefelter syndrome," Tartaglia said. Lack of comprehensive information about the syndrome is what drove the current study. For years, parents of boys with XXYY syndrome supported each other over the Internet, sharing stories of heartbreak and frustration...
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DNA gripped in nanopores

...hers under the leadership of Vici winner Serge Lemay, has now shown for the first time how the gel influences the movement of the DNA. The researchers drove a single DNA molecule through a nanopore in order to analyze the forces on the DNA. The results of the research were published on March 29 in Nature ...

Medco Delivers First-Quarter 2009 GAAP Diluted EPS of $0.58; Diluted EPS Excluding Amortization of Intangible Assets of $0.63; Reaffirms 2009 EPS Guidance; Announces Win of Coventry Commercial Business Starting January 1, 2010

...with previous guidance, mail-order prescription volume was 25.7 million, a 3.4 percent decrease from first-quarter 2008. Significant new business wins drove higher than expected retail volumes, reaching 149.4 million, a robust 17.5 percent increase over first-quarter 2008. Given the elevated incremental re...

Beckman Coulter Announces First Quarter 2009 Results

...trong first quarter 2008 when a backlog from a 2007 supply chain disruption drove 67% growth. Revenue from life science customers decreased 14.7% comp...% of sales. Cost containment initiatives, which began in 2008, effectively drove a 5% decrease in adjusted operating expense versus prior year quarter. Adju...

Essilor : 2009 First Quarter Report

...n countries. By leveraging the multi-network strategy, operations in France and Germany held business firm during the period, while market share gains drove very strong growth in Russia. In the United States, sales from the prescription laboratory network to independent eyecare professionals held up...

Charles Saldarini is New CEO of Sentrx

...xpand service offerings allowed PDI to achieve high levels of client acquisition, retention and satisfaction. During his 18-year tenure, Saldarini drove its growth in annual revenue from $1M to $365M. Saldarini's leadership enabled a successful public capitalization in 1998, followed by multiple acqui...

Sinovac Reports Unaudited Full Year 2008 and Fourth Quarter Financial Results with Financial Tables

...of 2008 was in line with the increased business activity in 2008. In particular, payroll and bonus, higher consulting fees, travel and other expenses drove the year-over-year increase. Net expenditures on research and development expenses for the fourth quarter of 2008 were $359,000, compared to $3...

Sinovac Reports Unaudited Full Year 2008 and Fourth Quarter Financial Results

...of 2008 was in line with the increased business activity in 2008. In particular, payroll and bonus, higher consulting fees, travel and other expenses drove the year-over-year increase. Net expenditures on research and development expenses for the fourth quarter of 2008 were $359,000, compared to $3...

Carbon nanotube avalanche process nearly doubles current

...notubes, well beyond what was previously thought possible. The researchers drove semiconducting carbon nanotubes into an avalanche process that carries more...." By inducing very high electric fields in the nanotubes, the researchers drove some of the charge carriers into nearby subbands, as part of the avalanche ...

Beckman Coulter Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Results; Earnings Outlook Achieved on Strong Fundamentals

...ibuted 1.4% to this growth. Compared to prior year, Clinical Diagnostics revenue grew 13.5%, while unusually strong first-half sales in Life Sciences drove growth of 6.1%. Throughout 2008, constant currency recurring revenue grew steadily in the 7 to 9% range, resulting in full year growth of 8.3%. ...

Health Robotics Announces Results of the European Union-Sponsored SafeChemo Project

...ves their role and they feel better." Staff shortages and pressure from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospital Organizations (JCAHO) drove Capital Region Pharmacy to validate CytoCare(TM). Senior Scientist Dr. Vagn Handlos said: "We have been through all of the GMP procedures needed to ta...
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Diabetes mellitus

... care on that data reduced total healthcare costs for those patients by US$1000 per year per patient for the rest of life. Recognition of this reality drove the Hawkes Bay initiative which established such a system, and resulted in various activities throughout the world including the Black Sea Telediab pr...
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