More Than One in Five 12 to 17-Year-Olds Have Trouble Seeing in Class
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- VSP(R) Vision Care and Prevent Blindness America announced today the results of their joint nationwide survey of nearly 1,500 participants. The study revealed more than one in five
12 to 17-year-olds have difficulty seeing the classro...
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...
Ohio Man Top Bidder for Preakness Winner's Halter, First of Five Items in Horse's Season-Long Auction Series
SANTA ROSA, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Rick Weekley of Mason, Ohio, outbid all comers to gain the training halter worn by champion racehorse Rachel Alexandra prior to her historic victory in the Preakness this year--the first win by a filly in that race since 1924. The winning ...
CAeHC Demonstrates NHIN-enabled Gateways Among Five California Health Information Exchanges
California eHealth Collaborative (CAeHC), announced a successful demonstration of five
community-based health information exchange (HIE) projects in California using Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN)-enabled gateways to securely exchange clinical health information to improve patient c...
Sage Products Named a Top Five Medium Sized Company to Work For In America
CARY, Ill., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Sage Products, Inc. has been named one of the country's premier businesses, achieving a ranking of No. 5 on the list of the Best Medium Sized Companies to Work For In America by the Great Place to Work(R) Institute and the Society for Human Resour...
New Five-Question Test Helps Assess Asthma Control In Children Under Five Years Of Age
Test for Respiratory and Asthma Control in Kids (TRACK™) is the first validated, parent-administered asthma-control test for preschool-aged children
Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) July 17, 2009 -- Caregivers of children under five
years of age can now answer five
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Lupus Foundation of America Fosters the Next Generation of Lupus Researchers by Awarding Gina M. Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowships to Five Students
WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To foster and support the next generation of lupus researchers, the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA), Inc. has awarded summer fellowships to five
young investigators who will conduct their studies under the supervision of an established lupus investig...
PAREXEL Reaches Milestone in Management of Oncology Trials Over Last Five Years Involving 175,000 Patients Worldwide
BOSTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PAREXEL International Corporation (Nasdaq: PRXL ), a leading global biopharmaceutical services provider, today announced it has reached a milestone in managing oncology-based clinical trials over the last five
years, which have involved over 175,000 patie...
The Quigley Corporation Licenses Naturally Derived Compound For Scar Improvement; License Requires Payments Totaling $1.1 Million To The Quigley Corporation Over A Five Year Period For Exclusive Ownership
DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Quigley Corporation (Nasdaq: QGLY ) www.quigleyco.com , today announced that it has signed a license with assignment of ownership agreement for its patented formulation QR-340 developed by its wholly owned subsidiary, Quigley Pharma Inc. T...
Video: Femara(R) First Aromatase Inhibitor to Indicate Survival Benefit Versus Tamoxifen When Taken for Five Years After Breast Cancer Surgery
- Femara showed reduced risk of death by 13% (P=0.08), despite inclusion of patients crossing over from tamoxifen to Femara therapy
- In a separate censored analysis excluding patients after they crossed over to Femara, reduction in risk of death was 19%
- Long-term follow-up fro...
Novexel to Present Five Posters at the Joint Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy and the Infectious Disease Society of America (ICAAC/IDSA) Meeting
PARIS, October 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Novexel, a speciality pharmaceutical
company focused on the discovery and development of novel antibiotics
designed to overcome the significant global problem of microbial
resistance, announces that its pipeline will be the subject of five
at the joint...
Pharmatech, Inc. Contracts for Five New Just-in-Time Clinical Trials
New JIT Enrollment Program Speeds Oncology Patient Accrual
DENVER, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmatech, Inc., a Research Management
Organization (RMO), has contracted with five
companies to provide research and site management services for their
clinical trials usi...
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Silhouette Ophthalmic Collection
Description:... The name Silhouette stands for the power of an innovative idea. It all began in 1964 with just one designer, a staff of five
and a novel, pioneering approach: eyewear was to be more than a simple implement to improve faulty vision; rather, it was to become a fashionable, sty...
CD-Chex Plus BC Immunophenotyping Control
Description:...s the accuracy and reproducibility of all the steps involved in the process of immunophenotyping, including red blood cell lysis. Reference values for five
subsets of leukocytes include: T lymphocytes, B lymphocytes, granulocytes, monocytes, and NK cells. CD-Chex® Plus BC CD4 Low offers a depressed CD...
CD-Chex Plus Immunophenotyping Control
Description:...s the accuracy and reproducibility of all the steps involved in the process of immunophenotyping, including red blood cell lysis. Reference values for five
subsets of leukocytes include: T lymphocytes, B lymphocytes, granulocytes, monocytes, and NK cells. CD-Chex Plus is assayed for normal levels of CD34+...
Retic-Chex Linearity Control
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days and closed-vial stability is 75 days....
SuperVu SL Hi-Res Galilean System
Description:... SuperVu Hi-Resolution loupe provides greater definition than a standard Galilean with 15% increase field of view. The Hi-Res five
element system provides a true 3x magnification in a lightweight system.
Order frame separately.
Keeler SuperVu SL magnification systems a...
Company:Keeler Instruments Inc.
Description:...ly steady for long periods of time. A poor stool can unexpectedly shift resulting in unanticipated hand motion. The Machemer Stool has a solid base of five
sturdy casters. A "foot bar" allows the surgeon to adjust the height from 22" to 33" and lock out the seat swivel. The seat is constructed of one cont...
Company:Keeler Instruments Inc.
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European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
...nt to the study took place between 1993 and 1999, and follow up is planned for at least ten years, with repeat interview/questionnaires every three to five
years. The main prospective data collected are standardised dietary questionnaires (self administered or interview based), seven-day food diaries, b...
...n most cases, non-athletic activities and driving can be resumed in about five
Breast Augmentation via fat grafting
Fat grafting to enlarge ...rifuge it for refinement and to screen out impurities . Then, in a four to five
hour procedure , they inject the fat into the layers of the breast through...
...ical system with thin, pencil-sized arms that are inserted through three to five
incisions about 3/8 of an inch long. One of the instrument’s arms is a ligh...  The bioabsorbable Endotine implant is:
Essentially a hanger with five
Affixed by inserting a flanged post into a drill hole in the ...
...agnosed with cancer it is of great concern that eight out of ten prostate cancer patients have no one to confide in except their spouse and one out of five
live in total emotional isolation .  This indicates that psycho social support widely available at cancer clinics may not get through to men.
Sexual orientation and medicine
...were first reported June 5, 1981, when the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recorded a cluster of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in five
homosexual men in Los Angeles.
The diagnosis of Ego-dystonic sexual orientation is dropped from the DSM.
The World heal...
..., hospital or in the emergency department setting, five
to ten year’s experience provides the foundation n...t yet a reality -- but anticipated within the next five
to ten years.
The Future of Telepractice ...er. RN or NP with minimum of ten years nursing and five
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...- Ellison syndrome is caused by tumors, usually found in the head of the ... Zollinger - Ellison Syndrome . Search. Query. A Well Timed High five
A Well ... Zollinger - Ellison syndrome (ZES) is a rare condition in which gastrin-secreting ... Overview: Zollinger - Ellison syndrome (Z...
...ds each day. ... Most wounds affect the skin the first line of defense against infection. ... While some wounds heal easily approximately five
million Americans suffer from ... Incised (incision) wounds are clean precise cuts that are primarily made by a ... Abrasions or scrapes are sur...
... Very-low-density lipoprotein ( VLDL ) is a type of lipoprotein made by the liver. VLDL is one of the five
major groups of lipoproteins that enable fats and cholesterol to move within the water-based solution of the bloodstream. VLDL is assembled in the...
Vitamin B-12 level
... a vitamin B-12 ... his serum level of vitamin B-12 was within the currently ... Irish women with the lowest vitamin B12 levels were five
... Vitamin B12 is far more than a cheerleader in this process. ... Vitamin B12 works hand in hand with folic acid, which also helps t...
...... More about Visual Impairment : Causes and symptoms Diagnosis Treatment ... The World Health Organization (WHO) defines impaired vision in five
categories: ... ... is frequently used to describe severe visual impairment with residual vision . ... While vision impairment is most comm...
Viral Hemorrhagic Fever
... The viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHFs) are a diverse group of animal and human illnesses that are caused by five
distinct families of RNA viruses: the Arenaviridae, Filoviridae, Bunyaviridae, Togaviridae, and Flaviviridae. All types of VHF are characterized by f...
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McGill University receives almost $63 million under CFI program to support five research projects
This release is available in French .
Dr. Denis Thrien, Vice-Principal (Research and International Relations) of McGill University today welcomed the Canada Foundation for Innovation's (CFI) investment of $32,649,184 supporting five
projects led by Dr. David Plant, Dr. Paul Lasko, Dr. Davi...
TECNALIA leads five projects within the VII Framework Program
The TECNALIA Technological Corporation is leading five
projects within the VII Framework Programme with regard to the simulation of cement materials, nanomaterials for building safer aircraft, communications and mobility services, efficient management of fisheries resources and new models of produ...
Allergy battle could be won in five years, says scientist
Researchers, working with colleagues at St George's, University of London, are developing drugs designed to stop allergens from entering the body, so rendering them harmless.
Professor David Garrod said the research ?recently shortlisted for the Northwest Regional Development Agency's Bionow Pro...
Hunger in America rises by 43 percent over last five years
Hunger in American households has risen by 43 percent over the last five
years, according to an analysis of US Department of Agriculture (USDA) data released today. The analysis, completed by the Center on Hunger and Poverty at Brandeis University, shows that more than 7 million people have joined ...
Measles Deaths Worldwide Drop By Nearly 40% Over Five Years
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) today announced that countries are on target to halve deaths from measles, a leading vaccine-preventable killer, by the end of this year. Global measles deaths have plummeted by 39%, from 873 000 in 1999 to an estim...
Increased risk of osteoporosis associated with gene that one in five people have
About nineteen percent of people have a genetic variation that may increase susceptibility to osteoporosis, a new study reveals. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis demonstrated that in women the variant gene speeds up the breakdown of estrogen and is associated wit...
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Celsis Outlines the Top Five Advantages of Cryo-plateable Hepatocytes
Harness the Dual Benefits of Freshly Isolated Plateability and the Efficiencies of Cryopreservation
CHICAGO, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's competitive environment and economic climate, the financial implications of being the first to file a promising new drug compound or chemical ...
Mylan's Matrix Selected by the Clinton HIV/AIDS Initiative and UNITAID as the Primary Supplier of Five Second-Line and Seven Pediatric HIV/AIDS Treatments
PITTSBURGH, April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL ) today announced that Matrix Laboratories Limited, its India-based subsidiary in which it holds a 71.2% controlling interest, has been selected by the Clinton HIV/AIDS Initiative (CHAI) under its UNITAID-funded projects as t...
Keynote Panel at Bio-IT World Expo to Feature Five Leaders in the Field of "Personal Genomics"
A plenary panel discussion on the exciting field of "personal genomics," featuring five
of the most outstanding scientists, physicians and commentators in the field, is among the highlights of the 2009 Bio-IT World Conference & Expo being held April 27-29 at the World Trade Center i...
Amgen Positioned to Deliver Attractive Growth Over Next Five Years
NEW YORK, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At an Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN )
meeting of about 200 securities analysts and investors in New York City
today, several members of its senior management team outlined the Company's
growth strategy, which includes delivering on its pipeline -- including th...
Pressure Cycling Technology (PCT) Highlighted in Five Podium Presentations at the Fifth International Conference on High Pressure; PBI Introduces the Patent-pending 'PCT Shredder' at the Meeting
SOUTH EASTON, Mass., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pressure
BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: PBIO ) ("PBI" or the "Company") today announced
that the Company's pressure cycling technology ("PCT") was highlighted in
five separate podium presentations at the Fifth International Conference on
Stem Cell Profits Five Years Away, Says Repair Stem Cell Institute Chairman to The Wall Street Transcript
BANGKOK, Thailand, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Don Margolis, Chairman of
The Repair Stem Cell Institute LLC (RSCI; http://www.RepairStemCells.org ) based in
Bangkok, Thailand told The Wall Street Transcript (TWST) in an exclusive
news interview published today that future profits inside the stem ...
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High Five Cells SFM Adapted from Invitrogen
Description: High Five
cells (BTI-TN-5B1-4) derived from Trichoplusia ni egg cell homogenates have been shown to be capable of expressing significantly higher levels of secreted recombinant proteins compared to other insect cells. High Five
cells offer the following features:- -Rapid doubling time as adherent c...
Fetal Calf Serum from Quad Five
Description: Collected at a certified USDA establishment located within the United States. All final processing is done by Quad Five
Rabbit Anti-Human Histone H3, acetyl Polyclonal Antibody, Unconjugated from Lake Placid Biologicals
Description:... Antibody specific for histone H3 acetylated at any of the five
N-terminal lysine residues. Rabbit polyclonal serum. Antigen: Synthetic peptide derived from histone H3 N-terminal region, mulitpliy acetylated...
Company:Lake Placid Biologicals
Multi-OSMETTE from Precision Systems, Inc.
Description:...mple Freezing-point Osmometer for 30 L samples, featuring 24-position turntable. Provides up to 30 minutes of walkaway time. Automatic Calibration. five
minute cooldown from turn-on. Built-in printer, keypad and software for statistical analysis and record keeping. RS-232 port. ...
Company:Precision Systems, Inc.
Nick Translation System from Invitrogen
Description:... The Nick Translation System is ideal for both radioactive and nonradioactive labeling of DNA. The Nick Translation System: Provides five
pre-mixed nucleotide solutions for flexibility in labeled nucleotide incorporation Yields >10 8 cpm/g control DNA using [-32P]-dCTP Includes contro...
Autotrace SPE Workstation from Caliper Life Sciences
Description:... The unit can process up to six samples in parallel, automatically conditioning, washing, and eluting SPE cartridges with a choice of up to five
reagents. The unit also segregates aqueous and solvent waste using separate waste lines for efficient, cost effective waste handling. Primarily used ...
Company:Caliper Life Sciences
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... out over the short carbon chain. Butanol , with a four-carbon chain, is moderately soluble because of a balance between the two trends. Alcohols of five
or more carbons ( Pentanol and higher) are effectively insoluble because of the hydrocarbon chain's dominance.
Because of hydrogen bonding , alco...
... allele is 20% in a given population, then among population members, one in five
chromosomes will carry that allele. Four out of five
will be occupied by other variants the gene, of which there may be one or m...
...penicillin-resistant gonorrhea . Resistance to penicillin substitutes is also known beyond S. aureus . By 1993 Escherichia coli was resistant to five
fluoroquinolone variants. Mycobacterium tuberculosis is commonly resistant to isoniazid and rifampin and sometimes universally resistant to ...
...and two identical light chains connected by disulfide bonds .
There are five
types of heavy chain: γ, δ, α, μ and ε. They d...ces in their heavy chain constant domains, immunoglobulins are grouped into five
classes or isotypes: IgG , IgA , IgM , IgD , and IgE . (The isotypes a...
...s model organisms to understand human biology, Arabidopsis thaliana is used to study agronomic crops.
The genome of Arabidopsis , consisting of five
chromosomes , has been sequenced.
There are 30644 known genes in the Arabidopsis genome.
Arabidopsis has been used extensively in the study o...
...ed from the X inactivation centre or Xic , usually found near the centromere . The centre contains twelve genes, seven of which code for proteins , five
for untranslated RNAs , of which only two are known to play an active role in the X inactivation process, Xist and Tsix. The centre also appears ...
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White blood cells
... defending the body against both infectious disease and foreign materials. five
different and diverse types of leukocytes exist, but they are all produce...Works. Red Blood Cells . White Blood Cells . Lymphocytes and ... five
kinds of white blood cells (WBCs) or leukocytes. Three kinds of granu...
...ng, 1995), so the leg can be ... Walking , legs ,biological,biolog y dictionary,biology terminology,biology terms,biology abbreviations ... with five
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Points. Variety is dedicated to raising funds for the purpose ... Variety's Kids. Gold Heart Program. Paper Heart Program. Golf Tournament at R...
...y glands that make ... The vagina is the female internal sex organ that begins on the outside at the vaginal opening and extends about three to five
inches inside, ending at the cervix. Objects placed in the vagina are foreign bodies that may produce symptoms or be asymptomatic for long peri...
...ary.com a free online dictionary with ... Uracil is therefore structurally analogous to thymine in molecules of DNA. ... Uracil is one of the five
main nucleobases found in the nucleic acids DNA and RNA. ... Uracil (U), thymine (T), and cytosine (C) are pyrimidine derivatives, and ... ...