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Turkey becoming epicenter for bird flu

Bird flu virus which has caused 76 deaths in Southeast Asia seems to have shifted its infection to Turkey which has infected 18 people in Turkey. The city of Van in eastern Turkey has experienced three deaths // due to bird flu and all of them got the virus from poultry. The people infected with th...

One Million Americans - and Counting - Come Out Against President Obama's Health Care Plan

... is and continues to be an amazing response from a large segment of the American people," explained SRN president Greg Anderson. "Talk radio is at the epicenter of public opinion and citizens from all across the country are making their concerns known loud and clear." "None of this could have happened w...

Knome Selects Sterling Communications as Agency of Record

...ighted to be assisting Knome in the march toward truly personalized medicine," said Marianne O'Connor, Sterling's president and CEO. "Boston is at the epicenter of genetic research and Knome is clearly a central player in this emerging market. The company has it all: the right vision and approach, an enviable ...

Computer modeling shows strategies to rein in epidemics need to be retooled for rural populations

...so take place in the wide-open spaces of the Great Plains. Caterina Scoglio, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, is leading an epicenter research project called SGER: Exploratory research on complex network approach to epidemic spreading in rural regions. Scoglio is working with Todd...

Strategies to Rein in Epidemics Need to be Retooled for Rural Populations, Say K-State Engineers Using Computers to Model Disease Outbreaks in Rural Areas

...so take place in the wide-open spaces of the Great Plains. Caterina Scoglio, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, is leading an epicenter research project called SGER: Exploratory research on complex network approach to epidemic spreading in rural regions. Scoglio is working with T...

Swine Flu May Have Infected More Than 100,000 Americans

...he said. In other news, the CDC on Friday lifted its general warning that Americans avoid non-essential travel to Mexico, considered the origin and epicenter of the outbreak. Instead, the warning has been downgraded to a "precaution" that now advises people who might be at high risk for complications from t...

U.S. Swine Flu Death Toll Now at 5

...00,000." In other news, the CDC on Friday lifted its general warning that Americans avoid non-essential travel to Mexico, considered the origin and epicenter of the outbreak. Instead, the warning has been downgraded to a "precaution" that now advises people who might be at high risk for complications from t...

More Than 100,000 Americans May Have Swine Flu: CDC

...he said. In other news, the CDC on Friday lifted its general warning that Americans avoid non-essential travel to Mexico, considered the origin and epicenter of the outbreak. Instead, the warning has been downgraded to a "precaution" that now advises people who might be at high risk for complications from t...

USC Chemical Engineer Launches Virucide, Bactericidal That Can Kill 99.9% of Germs and Help Combat Swine Flu

...und germicide that cleans, disinfects, and purifies the most diseased on hard surface environments. With the current global outbreak stemming from its epicenter in Mexico, Tekie says ,"The use of COMPLETE will bring help and relief in the outbreak that is wreaking havoc and spreading at alarming rates". R...

Center to Expose and Close Animal Factories to Hold Media Teleconference Tomorrow to Discuss Smithfield Operations, Connection to Swine Flu, Health and Enviro Impacts

...s at the center of the swine flu outbreak in Veracruz, Mexico. Officials in Mexico are looking at "manure lagoons" and a local pig farm as a possible epicenter of this world-wide health crisis. CECAF, the effort of two crusading lawyers who have turned 10 years of litigation into a far-reaching advocacy ...
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Texas Obesity Research Center at UH assembles researchers to discuss obesity

...service to participants as well as an exchange of scientific ideas," Lee said. "There is a lot happening in this city. Houston truly is becoming the epicenter of health and obesity research." Lee has done extensive research on the subject of obesity, in particular the neighborhood factors that may lead to ...

Academy participates in project to discover drugs, biofuels in tropical seas

... are inhabited by an estimated 10,000 marine mollusk speciesabout a fifth of all the known speciesand are regarded by marine biologists as the world's epicenter of marine biodiversity. Mollusks are among the most diverse of marine animals and include shelled creatures like snails, clams and slugs. "Our team ...

Discovering drugs, biofuels in tropical seas

...habited by an estimated 10,000 marine mollusk species, or about a fifth of all the known species, and are regarded by marine biologists as the world's epicenter of marine biodiversity. Mollusks are among the most diverse of marine animals and include shelled creatures like snails, clams and slugs. The wide-ra...

The proof is in the tree bark

...emical in the atmosphere outside of the Great Lakes area. It identifies the epicenter of DP concentrations as being near the factory where the chemical is produc...udy by Hites and Lingyan Zhu -- published in 2006 by ES&T -- that found the epicenter of brominated flame retardant concentrations to be near a factory in southe...

Seattle Children's Hospital leads $23.7 million NIH grant to study gene repair

...ious bone marrow transplant work and related biotech research in our region, firmly placing Childrens Hospital, UWSOM and the Hutchinson Center at the epicenter of groundbreaking genetic developments that will impact the medicine of tomorrow, said Stapleton. The NIH Roadmap for Medical Research has awarded ...

A new tool against brain disease

... American and South African scientists working at the epicenter of the AIDS epidemic in South Africa have discovered how the human immunode...ients in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. The province is at the epicenter of the HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa; a third of pregnant women there ...

How HIV 'exhausts' killer T cells

... American and South African scientists working at the epicenter of the AIDS epidemic in South Africa have discovered how the human immunode...ients in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. The province is at the epicenter of the HIV epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa; a third of pregnant women there ...

Health of Acehnese reefs in the wake of the tsunami shows human impacts more harmful

... According to research reported this week in Current Biology, tsunami damage to coral reefs closest to the epicenter of the 2004 Sumatra-Andaman earthquake was occasionally spectacular, but surprisingly limited, particularly when compared to damage from chronic human...

New results validating Pall prion reduction filter disclosed at ISBT Congress

...ntinuing its prion research and development program to apply its technologies to meet the specific requirements of each nation starting in Europe, the epicenter of vCJD, followed by North America. The Company is also developing an ante mortem test to detect infectious prions in cattle prior to entering the foo...
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BIO Visitors Bring Viral Preparedness to Atlanta

...ich includes some informal distribution to pedestrians in downtown Atlanta during the week, also high-fives North Carolina's growing reputation as the epicenter of infectious-disease weaponry. For example, the Old North State is home not only to the companies that make Purell and Remi-D, but also to the...

Campus Celebrates Historic Milestone

...orm the way we think about and practice medicine," said Dr. Victor Dzau. Mr. Murdock's vision for the campus is for the NC Research Campus to be the epicenter of health, wellness and disease research in the world. The presence of vast scientific and human resources combined in a unique collaborative environm...

Health Monitoring Systems Appoints Karen S. Dockrell As VP, Sales

...tions, ranging from seasonal illnesses to potentially catastrophic events such as pandemic influenza and bioterrorism attacks. Among other attributes, epicenter can interoperate with other health-related systems, allowing agencies to leverage existing investments, and providing a single system to analyze the w...

E. coli Outbreak in New Jersey?

...able tool to see emerging problems, and that's why epicenter is so critical to us. We were delighted with how E...the test data was handled on a parallel version of epicenter set up specifically for the drill by Health Monito...information officer, added that as the open source epicenter is being used by increasing numbers of public heal...

Sagent Pharmaceuticals Provides US$20,000 in Aid to Earthquake-Devastated Areas in Central China

...nt. "We hope our contribution to the recovery efforts there will help in some small way ease the burden for the Sichuan residents." The earthquake's epicenter was 55 miles from Chengdu, Sichuan Province's capital with a population of 12 million people. In conjunction with its local joint venture partners, Ch...

New York Medicaid Program Establishes Coverage for Trofile(TM)

...ilable from the New York ADAP program so that comprehensive coverage will now be available from all public payers in New York. "New York remains the epicenter of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the U.S.," said Dennis deLeon, President of the Latino Commission on AIDS. "The state's coverage and reimbursement of Trof...

Antibody Engineering Company f-Star Opens Second Research Site in Cambridge, UK

...r researcher with over 20 years of experience in antibody research in Sir Gregory Winter's group at the LMB. "We are excited to open up a lab at the epicenter of Europe's antibody research and development community and to utilize the large pool of talent and experience concentrated in the Cambridge area," sa...

Massachusetts Governor Deval L. Patrick Pays Visit to WuXi PharmaTech

...er, Chief Executive Officer of Vertex Pharmaceuticals, and Jack Martin Wilson, President of University of Massachusetts. Massachusetts is the U.S.'s epicenter for biotechnology, with over 300 biopharmaceutical companies located in the state. With the intellectual resources of leading universities and healthc...

Wired to the Max: Network 222

...e outwhatever they need to do, Kunkler said. Klein said the UTCs proximity to major institutions and attractions will make it and the building the epicenter of Wisconsins emerging technology industry, and Kunkler certainly think it has a shot. As we look at business incubation, its so much more than ju...

Wisconsin Researcher Co-Develops Earthquake Alarm

...tude of an earthquake before there is any significant ground motion. The amount of warning time people would receive depends on their proximity to the epicenter of the earthquake; the farther from the origin of the event, the more warning time is available. "People who need warning the most will have less ...
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