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PAREXEL Enhances Study Start-Up and Recruitment Capabilities With Appointment of Dr. Lars-Olof Eriksson, Formerly With Merck

BOSTON, June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PAREXEL International Corporation (Nasdaq: PRXL ), a leading global biopharmaceutical services provider, has appointed Lars-Olof Eriksson, Ph.D., MS.c., to the position of Vice President of its Start-up and Accelerated Recruitment Team (START). Formerly ...

A mother's criticism causes distinctive neural activity among formerly depressed

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 31, 2009 Formerly depressed women show patterns of brain activity when they are criticized by their mothers that are distinctly different from the patterns shown by never depressed controls, according to a new study from Harvard University. The participants reported being ...

Medtronic Spine, Formerly Kyphon Inc., to Pay U.S. $75 Million to Resolve Allegations Of Defrauding Medicare

WASHINGTON, May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medtronic Spine LLC, the corporate successor to Kyphon Inc., has agreed to pay the United States $75 million to settle allegations that it caused the submission of false claims to Medicare, the Justice Department announced today. The government all...

US Oncology Reports Second Quarter Operating Results

... contracts and relationships with pharmaceutical manufacturers. Also, as previously disclosed, the Company is currently involved in litigation with a formerly affiliated practice in Oklahoma. In addition, as previously disclosed, the Company and an affiliated practice have received a request for information...

What's Lurking in Your Kitchen?

...etailers, grocery, hardware and home center locations across the country and online for about $3.99. About Summit Brands Summit Brands, formerly Iron Out, Inc., was founded in Fort Wayne, Ind. in 1958. The company has since manufactured and marketed leading household cleaning brands, such as Su...

Amgen and Wyeth Statement on FDA Announcement About Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) Blockers

... the benefits and risks of ENBREL. ABOUT JUVENILE IDIOPATHIC ARTHRITIS ENBREL was first approved for juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), formerly called juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, in 1999, and this is the only FDA-approved use for ENBREL in the pediatric population. ENBREL is indicated for ...
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OPAXIO(TM) Combined with Alimta(R) Well Tolerated in Dose-Ranging Study of Patients with Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

...his poster is available at www.celltherapeutics.com/investor_updates About (product) OPAXIO(TM) (paclitaxel poliglumex, CT-2103), which was formerly known as XYOTAX(TM), is an investigational, biologically enhanced, chemotherapeutic that links paclitaxel, the active ingredient in Taxol(R), to a bio...

Diabetes Gene Raises Odds of Lower Birth Weight

... Type 2 diabetes occurs either when the pancreas produces too little insulin or when the body cannot efficiently use the insulin that is produced. formerly called adult-onset diabetes and still most common in adults, type 2 diabetes has been increasing sharply among children. Grant and study co-le...

Human Genome Sciences and GlaxoSmithKline Announce Positive Phase 3 Study Results for BENLYSTA(TM) in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

...and GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK) today announced that BENLYSTA(TM) (belimumab, formerly LymphoStat-B(R)) met the primary endpoint in BLISS-52, the first of two piv...ron(R) (albinterferon alfa-2b) for hepatitis C and BENLYSTA(TM) (belimumab, formerly LymphoStat-B(R)) for lupus. Albuferon has now completed Phase 3 development...

School of Dentistry Studies Link Between Oral Health and Memory

...ur teeth, but you'll also reduce your risk of heart attack, stroke and memory loss." Crout will share the grant with gerontologist Bei Wu, Ph.D., formerly of WVU and now a researcher at the University of North Carolina ; Brenda L. Plassman, Ph.D., of Duke University , a nationally recognized scientis...

Great Basin Scientific, Inc. Raises $3.6 Million in Bridge Funding to Prepare for Launch of First Product

... moderately complex laboratory facilities. The company was founded in 2003 by David Ward, Ph.D., deputy director of the Nevada Cancer Institute, formerly of Yale University of Medicine, and Anthony R. Torres, M.D., senior scientist and director of the Immunogenetics Laboratory, Utah State University ...

Paclitaxel Poliglumex (OPAXIO(TM)) Added to Cisplatin and Radiation Produces 45% Pathologic Complete Remissions in Patients With Esophageal Cancer

... lower than expected gastrointestinal and other severe toxicities. About OPAXIO(TM) OPAXIO(TM) (paclitaxel poliglumex, CT-2103), which was formerly known as XYOTAX(TM), is an investigational, biologically enhanced, chemotherapeutic that links paclitaxel, the active ingredient in Taxol(R), to a bio...
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CineScan A/B

Description:...akthrough in ophthalmic ultrasound, offering an exquisite analog image with technology and diagnostic capability previously unavailable. See pathology formerly unavailable, especially in the vitreous. Adjust the gain up to 105db to view vitreous details that would be invisible at a standard 90db setting - or ...
Company:Quantel Medical, Inc.

CineScan A/B-S

Description:...akthrough in ophthalmic ultrasound, offering an exquisite analog image with technology and diagnostic capability previously unavailable. See pathology formerly unavailable, especially in the vitreous. Adjust the gain up to 105db to view vitreous details that would be invisible at a standard 90db setting - or ...
Company:Quantel Medical, Inc.

PneumaticWalker™

Features:... A semi-rigid shell to provide the protection formerly expected only from a cast A rocker sole to reduce plantar pressures Custom-inflated aircells to maintain total limb contact for stability Pulsat...
Company:Aircast

FoamWalker™

Features:... A semi-rigid shell for protection formerly expected only from a cast A rocker sole to reduce plantar pressures Pulsating, graduated compression for edema reduction Custom-inflated aircell...
Company:Aircast
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Walleye

...ips. 2008 Hospice Tournament Results and Pictures! ... Offering lodging and dock facilities. Washington Walleye and Freshwater Fishing Club. formerly WWWC ... Walleye Weather. Camas Weather Forecast, WA. Umatilla Weather Forecast, OR ... Come and enjoy the adrenaline rush from hooking into a...

Spinal fusion

...ith urination ... Spinal fusion is an aggressive, effective approach to relieving back pain. But you have options. ... Spinal fusion was formerly used primarily for conditions ... Who Performs the Procedure and Where Is It Performed? Spinal fusion is performed by an orthopedic surgeon or...

Shunt

... ... modify shunt performance or adapt the basic system to the patient's specialized needs, and so ... Shunt Genres: Rock Biography This band, formerly known as Sinister Sam, released one recording under that name, Trudge in 1994 Who Performs the Procedure and Where Is It Performed? Peritoneovenou...

Senility

...arn about the types of dementia, and what causes it, the symptoms, diagnosis, ... Senility and senile dementia are outdated terms that reflect the formerly ... What is Senility ? Meaning of Senility as a legal term. What does Senility mean in law? ... In general, senility of energy in some of t...

Seizures

...psychic symptoms . The medical syndrome of recurrent,... Tonic–clonic seizures are a type of generalized seizure affecting the entire brain. formerly known as grand mal seizures or gran mal seizures , these terms are now discouraged and rarely used in a clinical setting. Tonic–clonic seizures ...

Russell

... Russell , Ontario (community), a town in the township mentioned above. Russell , Manitoba. Russell (Ontario ... Russell , New Zealand, formerly Kororareka ... William Russell Lord Russell (born Sept. 29, 1639 — died July 21, 1683, London, Eng. ... charges were never proved, but Russel...
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New computer simulation helps explain folding in important cellular protein

...Simulational Physics. The research was just published in The Journal of Chemical Physics . Authors of the paper are Clare Gervais and Thomas Wst, formerly of UGA and now employed in Switzerland; Landau, and Ying Xu, Regents-Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar and professor of bioinformatics and com...

Springer to collaborate with the Human Genome Organization

... Starting in October 2009, Springer will publish The HUGO Journal in cooperation with the Human Genome Organisation (HUGO). formerly published at Springer as Genomic Medicine, The HUGO Journal has a new design, new features and a new editorial team. Members of HUGO will receive f...

Recent news reports of sweetener reformulations raise questions about motivations

...blic Health at New York University and author of What to Eat and Food Politics, continued her criticism stating, "The irony is that white table sugar formerly a leading target of 'eat less' messages suddenly has a health aura. Marketers have wasted no time moving in to use that aura to sell the same old pr...

UNH researcher receives presidential environmental award

...nd, construction of stone jetties half a century ago had created a natural funnel that deposited large amounts of ocean sand inside the ponds, burying formerly plentiful eelgrass beds. Short's contributions to the effort included field work to determine what factors were limiting eelgrass growth in the sal...

NOAA researchers: Blue whales re-establishing former migration patterns

...y depleted during commercial whaling activities during the early 1900's in the north Pacific and along the West Coast as far south as Baja California. formerly large populations of blue whales in the north Pacific never rebounded after commercial whaling ended while those animals off southern California have ...

SUMO protein guides chromatin remodeler to suppress genes

... First author Jian Ouyang, PhD, is a postdoctoral associate in Gill's lab, formerly in the department of pathology at Harvard Medical School. Senior author...m faculties at the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts, formerly in the department of pathology at Harvard Medical School. ...
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Pepscan Achieves a Breakthrough With CLIPS Immunogen Technology: Synthetic Peptide Antigen is Able to Induce Fully Functional Antibodies Against a Formerly Intractable GPCR Target CXCR7

LELYSTAD, The Netherlands, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Pepscan reports that it has achieved a major scientific breakthrough through the use of its CLIPS-based synthetic peptide immunogen technology. By constructing synthetic 3D mimics of the ligand binding-site on CXCR7 it has induced funct...

Optimer Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...treat serious infections and address unmet medical needs. Optimer has two late-stage anti-infective product candidates under development. Fidaxomicin, formerly known as OPT-80, is the only antibiotic therapy currently in Phase 3 worldwide clinical development for Clostridium difficile infection. Prulifloxa...

Optimer Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Canaccord Adams 29th Annual Global Growth Conference

...treat serious infections and address unmet medical needs. Optimer has two late-stage anti-infective product candidates under development. Fidaxomicin, formerly known as OPT-80, is the only antibiotic therapy currently in Phase 3 worldwide clinical development for Clostridium difficile infection. Prulifloxa...

Rapid heating prepares energy-saving zeolite for greater role in industrial separations

...e titled "Grain Boundary Defect Elimination in a Zeolite Membrane by Rapid Thermal Processing." The article was coauthored by Tsapatsis; Jungkyu Choi, formerly of the University of Minnesota and now a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California at Berkeley; Hae-Kwon Jeong, assistant professor of chemi...

PROLOR Biotech Acquires License Option from Yeda for Development of Long-Acting Anti-Obesity Drug

... NES-ZIONA, Israel, July 27, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PROLOR Biotech, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PBTH) formerly Modigene Inc., today announced that it has entered into an evaluation and option agreement with Yeda Research and Development Company Ltd., the techno...

Histogen Hair Regrowth Clinical Trial Presented at ISHRS Annual Meeting

...blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial was focused on evaluation of safety in the clinical application of Histogen's Hair Stimulating Complex (HSC), formerly known as ReGenica. The 24 subject clinical trial was designed to examine the safety and efficacy of a single injection of HSC alone, as well as in com...
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Pharmalyte 4.2-4.9 from GE Healthcare, formerly Amersham Biosciences

Description: Pharmalyte, narrow range pH 4.2-4.9, 25 ml. Category: Electrophoresis Systems & Standards & Reagents, Electrophoresis Standards and Reagents, Immobiline for IEF and Carrier Ampholytes....
Company:GE Healthcare, formerly Amersham Biosciences

SeeDNA co-precipitant from GE Healthcare, formerly Amersham Biosciences

Description: SeeDNA co-precipitant, 250 ul (125 precipitations). Vivid pink color ensures easy pellet location.Efficient precipitation maximizes nucleic acid recovery.Chemically inert, compatible with most molecular biology applications.Simple 5-minute protocol. Category: DNA/RNA Synthesis & Purification, Multi...
Company:GE Healthcare, formerly Amersham Biosciences

EDTA, 0.5 M solution from GE Healthcare, formerly Amersham Biosciences

Description: EDTA, 0.5 M solution, 100 ml. Ethylene diaminetetraacetic acid.Sterile, nuclease-free. Category: Nucleotides & Enzymes & Biochemicals, Ultrapure Biochemicals ....
Company:GE Healthcare, formerly Amersham Biosciences

[14C]Polyethylene glycol 4000 from GE Healthcare, formerly Amersham Biosciences

Description: [14C]Polyethylene glycol 4000, 9.25 MBq, 250 uCi. Aqueous solution containing 3% ethanol, sterilized. 370-740 MBq/g, 10-20 mCi/g.1.85 MBq/ml, 50 uCi/ml. Category: Radiochemicals &Radiation Safety, Radiochemicals....
Company:GE Healthcare, formerly Amersham Biosciences

PlusOne EDTA, disodium salt from GE Healthcare, formerly Amersham Biosciences

Description: PlusOne EDTA, disodium salt, 100 g. Category: Electrophoresis Systems & Standards & Reagents, Electrophoresis Standards and Reagents, Buffers....
Company:GE Healthcare, formerly Amersham Biosciences

X-Gal from GE Healthcare, formerly Amersham Biosciences

Description: X-Gal, 100 mg. 5-Bromo-4-chloro-3-indolyl-b-d-galactoside.Histochemical substrate for b-galactosidase, used in blue/white screening.Store at -20 C. Protect from moisture. Category: Nucleotides & Enzymes & Biochemicals, Ultrapure Biochemicals ....
Company:GE Healthcare, formerly Amersham Biosciences

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Alcohol

...thanol and ethanol CH 3 OH (common names methyl alcohol and ethyl alcohol, respectively), which have the structures shown above. Methanol was formerly obtained by the distillation of wood, and was called "wood alcohol". It is now a cheap commodity chemical produced by the high pressure reaction of ...

Diabetes mellitus

...ever, severe complications can result from unnoticed type 2 diabetes, including renal failure , and coronary artery disease . Type 2 diabetes was formerly known by a variety of partially misleading names, including "adult-onset diabetes", "obesity-related diabetes", "insulin-resistant diabetes", or "non-...

Extinction

...ing , pollution , destruction of habitat , introduction of new predators , and other influences. According to the World Conservation Union (WCU, formerly the IUCN ), 784 extinctions have been recorded since the year 1500 (the arbitrary date selected to define "modern" extinctions), with many more lik...

Fungus

...d instead belong among a group called the heterokonts , together with the golden algae , diatoms , brown algae and allies. The chytrids were also formerly excluded from the fungi due to the presence of flagellated spores, but are of definite relation to the others and so are now usually treated with th...

Genetic fingerprinting

...fingerprinting is used in forensic science , to match suspects to samples of blood, hair, saliva or semen. It has also led to several exonerations of formerly convicted suspects. It is also used in such applications as studying populations of wild animals, paternity testing , identifying dead bodies, and es...

Hermaphrodite

... the male, and which acts as the female, through multiple matings, usually over several nights. Gonadal dysgenesis , a type of intersexuality formerly known as "True Hermaphroditism", occurs in about one percent of mammals (including humans ), but it is extremely rare for both sets of sexual orga...
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Vestigial organ

...gial Organs ": The Leg of the Horse. The Recapitulation Misconception ... Creation Ministries International, world renowned creationist ministry, formerly ... The standard definition of vestigial ' is an organ that once was useful in an ... Vestigial organs are like the body's junk drawer. ... ...

Turbellarian

...s of four classes: Trematoda (flukes), Cestoda (tapeworms), Turbellaria ... The term " turbellarian " can still be applied to those worms that were formerly ... Links to other databases on turbellarian platyhelminths ... Databases on turbellarian taxonomy. Turbellarian Taxonomic Database, version ...

Tropism

...Trofile™ CCR5 Antagonist & Trofile™ ... Other commonly observed tropisms include galvanotropism or electrotropism, ... The term tropism was formerly applied only to the responsive movements of fixed ... Maxalot showcases graphic design as a contemporary art-form inviting industry leaders, pionee...

Testes

...ns that affect the testes . 4.3 Effects of exogenous hormones ... Tes·te n. [So called fr. L. teste , abl. of testis a witness, because this was formerly the ... Failure of the testes to descend is known as cryptochordism. ... Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical definitions ... The ...

Slime molds

... Slime mold is a broad term describing fungi-like organisms that use spores to reproduce. They were formerly classified as fungi, but are no longer considered part of this group. Overview of the three main groups: plasmodial slime molds , cellular slim...

Processing

...dure such as processing paperwork to grant a mortgage loan. Processing is an open source project initiated by Casey Reas and Benjamin Fry, both formerly of the Aesthetics and Computation Group at the MIT Media Lab. It is "a programming language and integrated development environment... Process...
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