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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Collaborates With Five Blue Plans to Increase Transparency, Expand Access to Health Care Cost Information

RICHARDSON, Texas, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) joined other Blue Plans today to announce plans to collaborate to provide access to an online, consumer-friendly health care cost information tool, developed by WellPoint, which is cal...

WellPoint, BCBSA, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida and HCSC Collaborate to Expand Access to Health Care Cost Information

INDIANAPOLIS, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP ), Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida and Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), which operates Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans in Illinois, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas, today announced plans to collaborate to provide...

Solta Medical, Inc. Signs Amendment to Expand Its Credit Facility With Silicon Valley Bank

HAYWARD, Calif., July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solta Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: SLTM ), a global leader in the medical aesthetics market, today announced that it has signed an amendment with Silicon Valley Bank, a member company of SVB Financial Group (Nasdaq: SIVB ), under which the company's ...

Prince William Health System Completes Merger With Novant Health to Expand Quality Health Care in Northern Virginia

Partnership to Fund $240 Million in New Services, Facilities and Physician Specialists for Western Prince William County MANASSAS, Va. and WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. , July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following recent approvals by the Federal Trade Commission and the Virginia Attorney General, Pr...

WellPoint Teams up with Bob Harper from 'The Biggest Loser' to Expand Efforts Aimed at Improving Individuals' Health

Research shows individual health choices directly influence the health and well-being of friends and family INDIANAPOLIS, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP ), the nation's largest health benefits company by medical membership, today announced it has teamed up with Bob Harp...

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana Teams up with Bob Harper from 'The Biggest Loser' To Expand Efforts Aimed at Improving Individuals' Health

Individuals can calculate their Health Footprint to determine the impact their behaviors have on others INDIANAPOLIS, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The carbon footprint has become part of daily life for many people, but did you know that everyone has a Health Footprint(SM) too? Anthem Blue Cross a...

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Neurointerventionists Expand Research to Quality of Life in Aneurysm Patients Following Minimally Invasive Coiling Treatment

Coiled Patients Compare More Closely to Normal Population Than They Do to Patients Who Previously Underwent Traditional Clipping Surgery BOCA RATON, Fla., July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since the groundbreaking 2002 ISAT International Subarachnoid Aneurysm Trial ...

NovaBay(R) Pharmaceuticals Enters into Agreement to Broaden Intellectual Property Estate and Expand Clinical Opportunities for Its Aganocide(R) Compounds

New Collaboration with Leading Researchers having Clinical Experience with Antimicrobials that are Biological Basis for Aganocide Compounds EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: NBY ), a mid-stage biopharmaceutical company developin...

Ambrx and Merck Serono Expand Collaboration Through ARX424 Multiple Sclerosis Drug Development Alliance

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambrx Inc, and Merck Serono, a division of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, today announced a global strategic collaboration to develop and commercialize Ambrx's ARX424 preclinical product candidate for the treatment of multiple sclerosis. ARX424 was created by A...

Anesiva Announces FDA Approval of Supplemental New Drug Application to Expand Zingo(TM) Indication

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Anesiva, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANSV ) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Anesiva's supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) to expand the indication for Zingo(TM) to treat the pain associated with blood ...

Enobia Pharma Appoints Industry Veterans with Commercial and Manufacturing Expertise to Expand Senior Management Team

MONTREAL, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Enobia Pharma, a biotech company focused on developing novel therapeutics for serious bone disorders, today announced key appointments to add commercial and manufacturing expertise to the Company's senior management team in conjunction with the recent initiat...

Memory Pharmaceuticals and Roche Expand R3487/MEM 3454 Development Program

- Amendment Results in Accelerated Payments of $8.5 Million - MONTVALE, N.J., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Memory Pharmaceuticals Corp. (Nasdaq: MEMY ) today announced that it has amended its nicotinic alpha-7 receptor agonist agreement with Roche to expand the Phase 2 development ...
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VISULAS YAG III Combi Complete Laser Therapy System

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SpaTouch Phototherapy System

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IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) Quantum SR

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Maxi Rest Bariatric Bed

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Maxi Rest Acute Care Bariatric Bed

Description:...rame bariatric beds. Maxi Rest bariatric beds weight rated up to 750 pounds expand from 39 to 48 and Maxi Rest bariatric beds weight rated up to 1100 pounds expand from 39 to 48 to 54. Maxi Rest Basic beds are not width expandable....
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Perfluoron Liquid

Description:... Welcome to a new dimension in vitreoretinal surgery. By using Perfluoron, a liquid tool composed of purified perfluoro-n-octane, you can greatly expand your surgical capabilities. Perfluoron is ideal for managing retinal detachments complicated by proliferative vitreoretinopathy, giant retinal tears a...
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Vascular diseases

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Syringomyelia

...Syringomyelia is a generic term referring to a disorder in which a cyst or cavity forms within the spinal cord. This cyst, called a syrinx, can expand and elongate over time, destroying the spinal cord. Since the spinal cord... Provides basic information about the condition. Syringomyelia (...

Intentional weight loss

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Collapsed lung

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Carrier

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Carbunculosis

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Gene therapy could expand stem cells' promise

Once placed into a patient's body, stem cells intended to treat or cure a disease could end up wreaking havoc simply because they are no longer under the control of the clinician. But gene therapy has the potential to solve this problem, according to a perspective article from physician-scienti...

States expand newborn screening for life-threatening disorders

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., FEB. 18, 2009 Regardless of where they are born in the United States, nearly all newborns now receive mandated screening for many life-threatening disorders, a remarkable public health advance of the last four years, according to a new report issued today by the March of Dimes...

Hoarding rainwater could 'dramatically' expand range of dengue-fever mosquito

Ecologists have developed a new model to predict the impact of climate change on the dengue fever-carrying mosquito Aedes aegypti in Australia information that could help limit its spread. According to the study, published in the new issue of the British Ecological Society's journal Functi...

Brown University and Women & Infants Hospital expand national children's study to Bristol County

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] Brown University, with lead partner Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, has been awarded a $12-million, five-year contract to expand its participation in the National Children's Study, a groundbreaking research project aimed at improving child health. ...

The MDS Foundation supports the FDA's decision to expand vidaza label to include survival data

Crosswicks, NJ (August 22, 2008) The Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Foundation supports the decision by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to extend the label for VIDAZA (azacitidine) to include data from the AZA-001 clinical trial. Results from the trial found that azacitidine is the o...

Scientists expand understanding of how river carbon impacts the Arctic Ocean

Arctic rivers transport huge quantities of dissolved organic carbon (DOC) to the Arctic Ocean. The prevailing paradigm regarding DOC in arctic rivers is that it is largely refractory, making it of little significance for the biogeochemistry of the Arctic Ocean. However, a recent study by R. M. Ho...

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Ceregene Receives Additional Grant From Michael J. Fox Foundation to Expand Long-Term Testing of CERE-120 Patients

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceregene, Inc. today announced that the Michael J. Fox Foundation will provide partial funds for long-term follow-up testing of patients enrolled in the company's Phase 2 trial of CERE-120 for Parkinson's disease. The funding will enable Ceregene t...

Shanghai ChemPartner and ELARA Pharmaceuticals Expand Drug Discovery Collaboration to a New Level

SHANGHAI, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Shanghai ChemPartner Co., Ltd., (ChemPartner) a wholly owned subsidiary of ShangPharma Corporation, announced today that it has moved its drug discovery collaboration with ELARA Pharmaceuticals to a new level. ChemPartner will provide fully integrated ser...

Global One Consulting Announces Exclusive Contract to Expand Saigene Biotech, Inc. Sales in Emerging Markets

PORTLAND, Ore., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Global One Principal Irl M. Davis today announced a relationship with Saigene Biotech, Inc. for the introduction and sale of a new class of harmful algae bloom detection technology in ASEAN nations, China, and Bangladesh. Global One, a consul...

Shanghai ChemPartner and Agios Expand Integrated Drug Discovery Research Collaboration

SHANGHAI, July 9 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Shanghai ChemPartner Co., Ltd., (ChemPartner) a wholly owned subsidiary of ShangPharma Corporation, today announces that it has expanded its integrated drug discovery research collaboration with Agios, the first biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the d...

Cellular Dynamics International and Roche Expand Existing Cardiotoxicity Screening Agreement

MADISON, Wis., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellular Dynamics International (CDI) and Roche announced today a significant expansion of their existing agreement to test drug development candidates for their potential to cause cardiotoxicity, or damage to heart tissue. The two-year collaboration a...

RainEarth (RNER) Continues to Expand its Marketing Force in China

BEIJING, June 29 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- RainEarth Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: RNER; "the Company"), announced today that the Company's Chinese subsidiary, Beijing Rain and Earth Technology Development Corp. Ltd. ("China RainEarth") attended the Fourth session of Marketing Forum for Medicine and He...

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6-DOF HEXAPOD Handling Robot from Physik Instrumente

Description:... the coordination of the six motors and minimizes runout and unwanted motion. 6-DOF Parallel Machines The M-840 Hexapod consists of six struts which expand and contract between a bottom and a top platform. All motion in space of the top platform is achieved by changing the length of the individual struts ...
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Expand 20 kb PLUS PCR System; Thermostable DNA polymerase mixture from Roche Applied Science

Description:... Unique enzyme blend containing Taq and Pwo DNA Polymerase and another thermostable enzyme. The expand 20 kbPLUS PCR System also includes an optimized reaction buffer, MgCl2 solution, and a human control DNA (template DNA plus beta-globin primers)....
Company:Roche Applied Science

Expand High Fidelity PLUS PCR System; Thermostable DNA polymerase mixture from Roche Applied Science

Description:... blending of thermostable DNA polymerases with the expand High Fidelity and expand Long Template PCR Systems, now introduces the expand High FidelityPLUS PCR System the first product of...
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RapidStak from Thermo Scientific

Description:...k 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 RapidStak models use both the 30 and 50 plate Staks. These Staks are interchangeable and can be mixed and matched for a run. Depe...
Company:Thermo Scientific

Varian 810-MS from Varian, Inc.

Description:...er ablation performance (LA-ICP-MS), providing a solution for the direct analysis of challenging solid samples. A range of accessories to further expand the productivity and capabilities of the new ICP-MS series are available. Options like the Clean Room Pack, Productivity Pack and SPS3 autosampler, pr...
Company:Varian, Inc.

Agilent ChemStation Plus Networked Data Systems from Agilent Technologies

Description:... and automation of all applications including LC, LC/MS, GC, CE and CE/MS, as well as analysis and reporting of two- and three-dimensional data. Then, expand the systems power with add-on software modules. ChemStore Data Organization Module, for easy organization, review, approval and storage of your data....
Company:Agilent Technologies
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Adaptive radiation

...her examples include the introduction of predatory mammals to Australia by humans, the development of the first birds , which suddenly were able to expand their territory into the air, or the development of lung fish during the Devonian period , about 300 million years ago. The dynamics of adaptiv...

Cytotoxic T cell

...the protein perforin , which forms pores in the target cell's plasma membrane ; this causes ions and water to flow into the target cell, making it expand and eventually lyse . T C also release granzyme , a serine protease , that can enter target cells via the perforin-formed pore and induce apopto...

Extinction

...Diminished resources or introduction of new competitor species also often accompany habitat degradation. Global warming has allowed some species to expand their range, bringing unwelcome competition to other species that previously occupied that area. Sometimes these new competitors are predators and di...

Joint

...use together as the child approaches adulthood. Children whose craniums fuse too early may suffer deformities and brain damage, as the skull does not expand properly to accommodate the growing brain - a condition known as craniostenosis . Amphiarthroses are slightly moveable joints where the two bo...

Lung

...ly driven by the diaphragm below, a muscle that by contracting expands the cavity in which the lung is enclosed. The rib cage itself is also able to expand and contract to some degree. As a result, air is sucked into and pushed out of the lungs through the trachea and the bronchial tubes or bronchi;...

Paleontology

...es in invertebrate paleontology include Steven Stanley , Stephen Jay Gould , David Raup , Geerat Vermeij , and Jack Sepkoski who have done much to expand our understanding of long-term patterns in the evolution of life on earth. The same is the case with Croatian scientist Dragutin Gorjanovic-Kramber...
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Replication bubble

... (ssDNA) in structures that resemble replication bubbles 4. While wild type (WT) ... post release, suggesting that replication bubbles do not expand in HU ... Replication bubbles were observed in most fragments derived from a 40-kb single ... Replication bubbles , however, were not detect...

Notochord

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Mass spectrometry

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Exoskeleton

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Endoskeleton

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Cork cell

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