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More than 1,000 Journalists Enlisted in Fight Against HIV/AIDS

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- In some countries, lime juice is thought to ward off HIV/AIDS. In others, homosexuality is not publicly discussed. Against such a backdrop of misinformation and stigma, how can developing countries fight a virus that has already killed tens of millions of ...

Physicians Enlisted in Efforts to Keep Demented Drivers Off the Road

The surge of baby boomers now entering their 60s means more drivers on the road who may be impaired by dementia or other cognitive impairments linked to aging//. Researchers at the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC) of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and elsewhere ...

101 Websites That can Change Your Life Enlisted

British magazine 'Computing Which?' has compiled a list of 101 websites that have helped change people's lives through unprecedented access to advice on almost every matter ranging from moving house and parenting to making new friends. Although the journal has enlisted websites pertaining ...

Many Veterans Need Mental Health Care

...ard and Reserve members, those over 40 were at significantly higher risk for PTSD than their colleagues under 25," she said. Moreover, active-duty enlisted veterans in the Army rather than other service branches, or who had multiple tours of duty, thus more combat exposure, were at greater risk for PTSD, ...

SNICKERS(R) Brand and David Arquette Make a Big Move to Help Feeding America Bar Hunger

...tional advertising, its Facebook(R) Page located at www.facebook.com/snickers , as well as series of events throughout the year. SNICKERS enlisted the support of actor and chairman of Feeding America's Entertainment Council, David Arquette, who'll spend the better part of two days atop the famed ...

GI JOE: Biography Chronicles the Life of Renowned Gastroenterologist

...young intern, Dr. Kirsner met the love of his life, Minnie Schneider, an aspiring ballerina from Des Moines, Iowa, who became his wife of 60 years. He enlisted in the Army Medical Corps during World War II, a voluntary decision that he considered a sacred duty. He served in Europe and the Pacific, returning t...

Phonak and Hear the World Wins International Stevie Award in Sixth Annual International Business Awards

... life of people with hearing loss through financial and technical assistance. To bring the topic of hearing loss to the forefront, Hear the World enlisted the help of celebrity photographer and musician Bryan Adams, to create a one-of-a-kind photography exhibition, along with an interactive Web site, loc...

Customers Design Reid Supply's New Web Site

...elopers to incorporate the customers' desires. In a continuing effort to improve the customer experience, the web development team at Reid Supply enlisted the help of long-time patrons to understand their ecommerce needs for industrial products . What they found was good news. "We discovered th...

Farmers Insurance Annual Challenge: Be a Hero for Babies Day(SM)

...ontests, Farmers is doing its part to build a brighter future for all families. For example, in Tacoma, Washington Farmers agent Steven Frank has enlisted the help of nearly 100 artists to create collectible, original sketches of licensed comic book characters. The art is being auctioned off online and ...

International Medical Device Maker; Four Executives Charged in Connection With Unlawful Clinical Trials

...wo groups of surgeons in the use of SRS to treat VCFs. After training the two groups of surgeons as initial "test market" sites, the company allegedly enlisted these "test market site" surgeons to train other surgeons on how to use XR to treat VCFs. According to the indictment, the company conducted two...
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Medifast Outperforms American Diabetes Association Diet by Twice the Weight Loss According to Published Study

...tudy compared Medifast's effectiveness for weight control in people with type 2 diabetes to the standard ADA recommended dietary guidelines. The study enlisted 112 overweight or obese people with type 2 diabetes using two weight loss approaches of equal caloric prescription - the Medifast Program and a tradit...

Celldex Therapeutics Announces Orphan Drug Designation for CDX-110, a Novel EGFRvIII Vaccine for Glioblastoma Multiforme

... activity, impact on survival, and safety of the addition of CDX-110 vaccine to standard of care, versus standard of care alone. Celldex has currently enlisted 18 clinical centers throughout the United States, and also recently received approval from Health Canada to open enrollment in Canada. Furthermore, Th...

New Quality Control Systems for Every Laboratory Application

... patients by taking advantage of the wide variety of modern QC materials and data analyses to control analytical error. To this end, QC vendors can be enlisted as a valuable and expert resource. They will work with labs to design a customized QC program to verify the accuracy and precision of analytical metho...
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CSIRO enlisted to avert global wheat supply crisis

CSIRO is investigating ways of controlling a devastating new wheat disease strain which could lead to a global wheat production and food supply crisis. Cornell University in the United States, with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Global Development Program, has subcontracted CSIR...

HIV protein enlisted to help kill cancer cells

Cancer cells are sick, but they keep growing because they don't react to internal signals urging them to die. Now researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found an efficient way to get a messenger into cancer cells that forces them to respond to death signals. And t...

What we don’t know still hurts us, environmental researchers warn

... what they do know and could help set the global agenda for research funding in the years to come. A worldwide 2005 Millennium Ecosystem Assessment enlisted hundreds of scientists to develop a view of ecosystems through the lens of services those ecosystems provide humanity, said Thomas Dietz, director of ...

CSHL scientists discover new way in which ubiquitin modifies transcriptional machinery

...e process inside the nucleus of cells by which DNA, the genetic material, is copied into RNA molecules a large, ever-changing multiprotein complex is enlisted to assist the DNA-copying enzyme in its challenging job. Like an exquisitely choreographed dance, each step in the process has to be performed wit...

Marked improvement in body image, physical stamina, post-surgical pectus patients report

...emed much more confident and outgoing after surgery than they did before." After hearing similar anecdotal evidence from other facilities, surgeons enlisted the help of psychologist Thomas Cash, Ph.D., one of the nation's top researchers on body image issues, to help design a study that would determine whe...

NAS announces initiative to connect entertainment industry with top experts

... their scripts. Studio films similarly capitalize on science themes. Movies such as CHILDREN OF MEN, MISSION IMPOSSIBLE, DJ VU, and A BEAUTIFUL MIND enlisted some aspect of science and technology to help tell their stories, while others like IRON MAN, MINORITY REPORT, WATCHMEN, and the STAR TREK series depe...

Case Western Reserve University uncovers genetic basis for some birth defects

... distinct group of cardiac and craniofacial syndromes that include Noonan, Costello, Cardiofaciocutaneous syndrome, and LEOPARD syndrome. Landreth enlisted the help of Michiko Watanabe, Ph.D., professor of Pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine to look at the mouse hearts. She an...

NASA-enhanced dust storm predictions to aid health community

...nd April 2007, the timing of two out of three dust storms in Phoenix could be forecasted precisely. Already, public health professionals have been enlisted to work with the PHAiRS team to assess the model's real-world utility. The team is collaborating with physicians, public health experts and community ...

PNNL reaches goal to change world one light at a time

...mber of staff members who recently committed to participate in the national Energy Star Change a Light, Change the World Campaign. In all, PNNL has enlisted more than 1,000 employees who have pledged to replace at least one incandescent bulb or fixture in their homes with one that has earned the government...

Rare North Island brown kiwi hatches at the Smithsonian's National Zoo

...in its box will be in the evening. The sex of the chick is still unknown and is difficult to determine by sight. For this reason, Bird House staff enlisted the help of National Zoo geneticists. Using DNA samples swabbed from the inside of the egg and from the birds beak, the geneticists hope to decipher i...
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Air Force Chief Master Sergeant Rod McKinley (U.S. Air Force Retired) Joins MicroTech as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships

...ne 30, 2006. As CMSAF, he represented the highest enlisted level of leadership, providing direction for the enlisted corps and representing their interests, as appropr...morale, and proper utilization and progress of the enlisted force. Chief (ret) McKinley was only the 15th Chie...

Syndication Inc. Seeks 'DIRECTOR OF TECHNICAL ENGINEERING' for 'PINNACLE ENERGY' - Its New Alternative Energy Subsidiary

...ent financing currently being offered under the Obama administration for alternative energy development. There are a number of professionals that have enlisted for this position. As terms become clear the Company will release the relevant basics of their engagement. "Another sign of progress is the ability o...

MIT, BU team combats antibiotic resistance with engineered viruses

...or his work with engineered bacteriophages. The engineered viruses described in the PNAS paper attack the SOS system, a bacterial DNA repair system enlisted when bacteria are exposed to antibiotics that damage DNA, and other gene networks. Used in conjunction with traditional antibiotics, the viruses under...

Video: Experts Unite to Help People Manage Spring Nasal Allergy Sneezin'

...y hit home. To help the nation's estimated 40 million nasal allergy sufferers prepare for the spring nasal allergy season, UCB and sanofi-aventis have enlisted a team of indoor and outdoor allergy experts in the Nasal Allergies: Tips from The Xperts awareness campaign. These experts, including Jeff May, Cer...

AST Endorses Istanbul Declaration to End Organ Trafficking and Transplant Tourism

... problems. Vulnerable and marginalized populations such as the poor, illiterate, prisoners, and political refugees in impoverished countries have been enlisted as donors with the promise of compensation, and sometimes against their will. The Declaration of Istanbul condemns this practice and outlines a numb...

DOE JGI Director Eddy Rubin highlights the genomics of plant-based biofuels in the journal Nature

... prospecting technique, we can survey the vast microbial biodiversity to gain a better picture of the metabolic potential of genes and how they can be enlisted for the enzymatic deconstruction of biomass and subsequent conversion to high energy value fuels." As an example, Rubin cites an analysis of the...

CCMR gets $2.9M for training grad students in nanoscale science

... will give students an introduction to how other people talk and think about the field," said CCMR director Melissa Hines, who wrote the NSF grant and enlisted about 24 faculty members as co-principal investigators. "Students will still get a firm grounding in their core discipline, while the IGERT program wi...

CCMR gets $2.9M for training grad students in nanoscale science

... will give students an introduction to how other people talk and think about the field," said CCMR director Melissa Hines, who wrote the NSF grant and enlisted about 24 faculty members as co-principal investigators. "Students will still get a firm grounding in their core discipline, while the IGERT program wi...

Romanian Student Leverages Burrill Competition to Accomplish Her Dream

... after registering her "team" in November of 2000, she began recruiting individuals who might bring with them a compelling business concept. She first enlisted the help of her friend, Florentina Popovici, a fellow Romanian working on a PhD in Computer Science. The pair considered all sorts of ideas, including...

Romanian Student Leverages Burrill Competition to Accomplish Her Dream

... after registering her "team" in November of 2000, she began recruiting individuals who might bring with them a compelling business concept. She first enlisted the help of her friend, Florentina Popovici, a fellow Romanian working on a PhD in Computer Science. The pair considered all sorts of ideas, including...
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