Nurses Blast 'Cruel Ruse' by Insurance Giants to Cover Patients as Deal for Forcing Americans to Buy Insurance
OAKLAND, Calif., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's largest organization of registered nurses today condemned the conditional offer by the insurance industry to stop denying coverage to sick people in exchange for a massive government bailout.
On Tuesday, the insurance trade lobby America'...
Fast Food Giants Urged to Value [the] Meal
Industry leaders an aggressive, driving force in epidemic of diet-related disease
BOSTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Corporate Accountability International, an organization that has compelled corporations from Nestle to General Electric to halt abusive practices, is now taking on the...
PSE&G Children's Specialized Hospital and New York Giants Team Up to Enable Donations to Hospital Through Texting
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Fans at the New York
Giants vs. Cincinnati Bengals game this Sunday, September 21, will be
encouraged to join the team in a new fight: supporting PSE&G Children's
Specialized Hospital, an inpatient rehabilitation hospital for children
Cancer research giants collaborate to present the CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
SAN ANTONIO The Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) announced today a collaboration for the future of the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS). The announcement cam...
Small Town Doctor Takes on Giants in Consumer Healthcare
DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Can a small-town doctor
with a big idea compete against the likes of Google, Wal-Mart, and Cigna in
the exploding personal health records (PHR) arena? Steven M. Hacker M.D.
has been doing just that. His inspiration: Bo Burlingham's book Small
Beacon Equity Issues Stock Alerts on Leading Pharmaceutical Giants
DALLAS, May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- BeaconEquity.com announces availability of alerts on pharmaceutical companies poised to wrap up the week with heavy trading. The alerts include recent news, trading activity and technical analysis.
Investors can view all of the daily stock alerts for free b...
Cola Giants Move To Court Over Their Ban In Kerala
The soft drink giants, Coke and Pepsi have challenged on Friday the ban that has been imposed by the state government on aerated drinks// , in separate petitions before the Kerala High Court.
It has been reported that a number of states had imposed a limited restriction on the sales of theses...
Gaming Giants Want A Slice Of Brain Training Pie
Video game makers are now looking to extend their reach beyond the youth segments as far as their clientele is concerned. And a really ripe market awaits them. For the aging population in Japan has taken to "Brain Train" concept like a duck to water.//
Leading games manufacturer, Nintendo has s...
Scios Inc. targets drug giants in arthritis war
Scios Inc. , a small California biotechnology company, is racing giant rivals to bring a pill to market that would displace injectable anti-inflammatory drugs and set a new standard in arthritis treatment. Scios' ambitions are much larger than its market capitalization of a little more than $1 bill...
South Africa Wins landmark case against pharmaceutical giants
South Africa has scored a landmark legal victory over pharmaceutical giants
wanting to stop South Africa from importing cheap AIDS drugs. The country with largest number of AIDS patients in the world now wants to secure affordable drugs from around the world to tackle its AIDS epidemic.
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giants in Biological News
Old growth giants limited by water-pulling ability
CORVALLIS, Ore. The Douglas-fir, state tree of Oregon, towering king of old-growth forests and one of the tallest tree species on Earth, finally stops growing taller because it just can't pull water any higher, a new study concludes.
This limit on height is somewhere above 350 feet, or taller ...
UIC biologists use DNA to study migration of threatened whale sharks
... Whale sharks -- giants
of the fish world that strike terror only among tiny creatures like the plankton and krill they eat -- are imperiled by over-fishing of the species in...
Honest crabs, power to the hungry, nice mice and clever meerkats: News from the American Naturalist
...up toward food.
L. Conrad, J. Krause, I. D. Couzin, and T. J. Roper, "'Leading According to Need' in Self-Organizing Groups," 173:March
WOO MORE LADIES (IN MICE, ANYWAY)
Sometimes the nice guy gets the girls. At least that's how it is for striped mice. A research team led by Carste...
1,000 tags reveal mysteries of giant bluefin tuna
... prompting calls for a moratorium on the commercial fishery so the Atlantic giants
The tagging data assembled by the TAG researcher...than 21,000 days of tuna behavior. The remaining tags are still at large on giants
swimming in the North Atlantic, Mediterranean and Gulf of Mexico.
Scientists call for protected 'swimways' for the endangered leatherback sea turtle
... for critically endangered leatherbacks."
The last members of an ancient lineage that has outlived the dinosaurs, leatherback sea turtles are ocean giants
that grow to the size of small automobiles, dive more than half a mile deep, and migrate across the entire Ocean basins to feed in the jellyfish-rich ...
Entomological Society of America names new Fellows for 2008
... Steffey said. "I thank all of my colleagues, collaborators, and friends in the ESA for their support for many years; the often unjustly, unrecognized giants
upon whose shoulders I have stood; and my wife, Ria, whose support has overshadowed all others."
Frank G. Zalom is a professor of entomology at th...
UNH researchers tag first-ever free-swimming leatherback turtles in New England
... with GPS-linked satellite tags that transmit nearly real-time tracking data, allowing scientists to better understand these elusive, highly migratory giants
to enhance their survivability.
"We investigators spent 20 years attempting to learn about these animals on the high seas and temperate ocean water...
National Science Foundation funds research addressing enduring questions of life
...net," says Sterner. Therefore, NSF expects these studies to generate broad public interest.
These four studies are as follows:
How toothless giants
feed: A team led by Annalisa Berta of San Diego State University will study the origins and evolution of the unique feeding method that supports some ...
Warning buoys for right whales installed along Massachusetts Bay
...y in time for the beleaguered right whale. The species was hunted to the brink of extinction centuries ago, and now fewer than
400 of the 50-ton black giants
remain. Collisions with ships are currently a leading cause of death.
Living 60 years or more, right whales skim tiny plankton from the shallow coa...
Destruction of Sumatra forests driving global climate change and species extinction
... deforestation rate, substantially driven by the operations of global paper giants
Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) and Asia Pacific Resources International Holdings L...and allow nature and people to flourish in Sumatra.
Led by global paper giants
APP and APRIL, the pulp & paper and palm oil industries are driving Riau's ...
giants in Biological Technology
Wisconsin can shine in the competitive biotech world, even among the giants
PHILADELPHIA In 1996, the last time the Biotechnology Industry Organization held its international convention in Philadelphia, about 3,700 people attended. A decade later, BIO expects at least 18,000 convention-goers to descend on the City of Brotherly Love.
As much as city officials here may...
Bay Area Youth to Represent ALS Patients at Giants' and Angels' Baseball Games on July 4th
...n ALS patient from Piedmont, California, will attend both the San Francisco giants
and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim baseball games this July 4th as a represe...s that are currently battling the disease at the start of the San Francisco giants
game. Corey will then board a plane to Anaheim to arrive just before game ...
GSK and Pfizer Innovative Agreement Creates Specialist HIV Company
...y announced an "innovative agreement" to pool
their HIV assets creating a new world-leading, specialist HIV company.
The deal will see the drug giants
combine their existing HIV product and
their pipelines with GSK holding 85% of the company and Pfizer 15%.
The deal will be marginally dilutive...
LabCentrixSM Becomes Reseller of BioRails
...eutical, biotech, healthcare, process, forensics, environmental, petroleum and others. LabCentrix customers, who cover the spectrum from multinational giants
to small- and mid-sized organizations, receive measurable value from the company's unique approach to maximizing a lab's informatics investments. Buil...
diaDexus, Inc. and Living Heart Foundation Offer the PLAC(R) Test to Detect Hidden Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke in Retired NFL Players
...t into their health
program, as it was an eye opener for my overall health," said David
O'Brien, former NFL player for the Minnesota Vikings, New York giants
St. Louis Cardinals. "I never had heart problems, and my cholesterol was
under control so I assumed I was not at risk for a heart attack or stroke...
Celebrities to Attend and Present at D.R.E.a.M.S in the City
... NY giants
Michael Strahan and Lawrence Tynes, celebrity chef...rd-winning cookbook author Michel Nischan,
plus NY giants
Kicker Lawrence Tynes and Defensive End Michael St..., an exclusive autographed helmet
signed by the NY giants
Super Bowl team, and a "Robb Report Car of the
MarketResearch.com Announces Distribution of Spectra Intelligence Research
...ence provides consistent high-quality market and
management reports for the global industry and receives commissions from
leading multinational pharma giants
to provide competitive intelligence
across product and therapy areas. Recent publications include The World
Market for Gynaecology, 2007-2017, which p...
Kline Study: Better Brushing Habits Boost European Oral Care Sales
...ducational programs aimed at children. Their message: It's as much about
nurturing a healthy body as it is about having an attractive smile. Oral
Colgate-Palmolive, GlaxoSmithKline, and Unilever have all
developed global programs that teach school children and communities about
dental hygiene, a...
GlaxoSmithKline Recognizes University of Michigan's Dr. Daniel F. Hayes as the First Recipient of the Gianni Bonadonna Breast Cancer Award
...and understanding the key role genes play in chemotherapy
treatment. The new award and an accompanying fellowship were created in honor of
one of the giants
of modern-day medical oncology, Dr. Gianni Bonadonna, of
the Instituto Nazionale Tumori in Milan, Italy. Dr. Bonadonna was
responsible for ground-brea...
The Generic Drug Industry in Illinois
...ceutical and Barr Labs), some of the truly generic giants
are companies that are from countries not necessar...companies drugs quickly.
These foreign generic giants
include TEVA (Israel), Dr. Reddy (India), Ranbaxy ...dia) and Cipla (India).
One of the few generic giants
affiliated with a major pharmaceutical R&D-based c...
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