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Controversial New Report Details Successes and Challenges as the Microcredit Movement Escalates Its Battle With Poverty

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Microloans to the poor around the world soared to 133 million last year, up from 13 million just nine years ago, according to a report released today by the Microcredit Summit Campaign, an initiative of RESULTS Educational Fund. The dramatic pr...

Queensland Staff Shortage Crisis Escalates

100 health professionals put their heads together to thrash out the burning issue of dwindling staff numbers, which is weakening the healthcare system in Queensland. The// representatives speaking for nearly 800 radiographers, radiation therapists, sonographers and nuclear medicine technologists in...

Risky driving puts P-platers at high danger of crash

...f crashing. "Our study shows that if young drivers engage in a range of risky driving behaviours, regardless of their perceptions, their crash risk escalates significantly. Risky driving behaviours included speeding, carrying multiple passengers, listening to loud music and text messaging while driving. The...

Cinergy Health Expands Staff in Face of Dramatic Growth

...tions. Interestingly, the fastest growing segment of the uninsured comes from mid-to-upper income households as the cost of health insurance premiums escalates to intolerable levels. The U.S. Census Bureau reports households with annual incomes of $50,000 or more represent nearly 40 percent of the uninsured...

Binge-Drinking Collegians at High Risk for Injuries

... Quantities alone, or frequency of consumption alone, do not show the whole picture. A drinking pattern of frequent extreme intoxication is key, as it escalates injury rates rapidly." For their study, Mundt's team interviewed 2,090 students who had sought care for alcohol-related injuries at five college ...

25 Clinical Abstracts at National Conference Spotlight Clinical Utility of Somanetics INVOS System in Neonates

...ng patterns in regional oxygen values to evaluate whether they may be indicative of disease states that often cannot be identified until the condition escalates and causes damage." One disease elusive to detect is necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), a dying off of the intestinal and bowel tissue that often l...

Copan Diagnostics, Inc. Offers Kit for Rapid Collection of Nasopharyngeal Sample to Detect Swine Flu Virus

...eased to include shifts 24 hours per day, and we are working closely with our distribution partners to help supply them in case the Swine Flu outbreak escalates further," Sharples affirms. In cases of influenza, collecting a proper sample in a timely manner is crucial. Copan Flocked Swabs, as opposed to ...

Obesity, Diabetes and Heart Disease May Speed Dementia

...ercent developed cognitive impairment, compared with 4 percent of the women without the condition. "As the obesity and sedentary lifestyle epidemic escalates throughout the world, identification of the role of these modifiable behaviors in increasing risk for development of deleterious outcomes, such as cog...

The Renfrew Center Foundation Partners with 2008 Miss America Kirsten Haglund and Her Mom, Iora Haglund, to Empower Parents to Fight Eating Disorders

...al Training Director, The Renfrew Center Foundation. "Rather than admit there is a problem, some parents choose to ignore the signs, and the problem escalates until it cannot be ignored any longer. The 'Mom's L.U.V.' campaign aims to break this cycle and get everyone involved in the early stages." "T...

Gen-Probe and Novartis Agree to Extend and Expand Blood Screening Collaboration

...addition to sharing R&D costs, the companies will share manufacturing expenses. Gen-Probe also will receive a percentage of end-user revenue that escalates gradually from 2009 until 2015, and remains constant thereafter. As part of the expanded agreement, Novartis has agreed to help fund development ...
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Why the swamp sparrow is hitting the high notes

...lt to produce) is used as a signal in aggressive interactions between male songbirds. The study reveals that, when challenged, the male Swamp Sparrow escalates its vocal performance by increasing the frequency range and the speed of its song. "Vocal performance was thought to be a static characteristicset...
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Request to re-examine WARF stem cell patents escalates war of words

Madison, Wis. - The legal challenge to stem cell patents held by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation has escalated the war of words between two states -Wisconsin and California - with both questioning the other's financial motivations. The most recent exchange came after the Public Pa...

Islands in the Clickstream: Hactivism and Soul Power

...the act in the first place is lost in the act itself. Such hactivism is "hacking-and-hiding," throwing stones, then ducking for cover, which merely escalates the level of virtual violence. It's a power play on behalf of a power rush. Action on behalf of the Tao, that is, action on behalf of the powerless...

Covance spars with animal rights activists

...shed presence in the multi-billion dollar drug research market. The project exists in an early and uncertain phase. As the public relations contest escalates to sway concerned residents, conflicting indicators of public opinion on the facility have done little to predict how Chandler's elected officials wil...

WARF is likely to hold on to stem cell patent rights

...tions WARF stem cell patents to be re-examined WARF expects review of stem cell patents Request to re-examine WARF stem cell patents escalates war of words Grady J. Frenchick is a patent attorney with Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek, S.C. in Madison. He also teaches patent law at the University...
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Virulence

...mal model. Fungal virulence and ... Molecular studies of virulence in pathogenic fungi reveal a complex interaction ... See "Host Immunity escalates the Evolution of Parasite Virulence " , e251. ... Different directions of virulence evolution are expected depending on the ... Optimal virul...
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