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AXA Equitable Makes it Easier to Stop Ignoring Life Insurance

Company Introduces Simplified Issue Underwriting for Return of Premium Term NEW YORK, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- To make the purchase of life insurance easier and more convenient, AXA Equitable introduced today in approved states a simplified issue underwriting process for its Return of Pr...

European Medical Research Still Ignoring Women

Despite the European Union’s commitment to gender equality, women are still underrepresented on the committees that sanction research while the impact of gender differences// continues to be ignored in clinical trials, suggests a study in the Journal of Medical Ethics. The authors assessed th...

Cardiologists Ignoring Treatment Of Depression

A National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Working Group finds that although cardiologists are aware of the benefits of treating depression// in their patients, they are more likely to ignore to or not recommend treatment for it. The report is published in "Annals of Behavioral Medicine" an...

Bismillah Khan frets over government ignoring request

Ailing shehnai maestro Bismillah Khan is grateful to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for releasing a special grant of Rs.250,000 for his treatment//, but is pained that the central government continues to ignore his request for a cooking gas agency for one of his grandsons. The 91-year-old Khan...

Drugs are taken ignoring the drug labels

There is a great concern as more people are taking over the counter drugs without reading the drug labels for its content, dosage and side effects. Mostly people take pain // relievers like ibuprofen and aspirin without consulting their doctor or the combination of drugs. People take over the...

New Study Measures Benefits of More Involved Fathers

... SAN FRANCISCO, July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Family service agencies are missing huge opportunities to help children by focusing only on mothers and ignoring fathers, according to a groundbreaking study by some of the nation's top family and child development researchers. The scientific study, which...

Food Illness Accountability Undermines Food Safety Overhaul: Food Safety Legislation Propped up by Antiquated Estimates Rather Than CDC Data

...ccurately define the problem, be it the farm, the factory, or the home fridge." Memphis, TN (PRWEB) -- Legislators are ignoring more than a decade's worth of CDC collected data as Rep. John Dingell's Food Safety bill HR 2749 moves to the House floor. The newly formed Associa...

Are Patients Becoming Victims in Hospital Overcrowding Turf Wars? Experts Ask

... said Lisa Romano, a patient flow expert and vice president of TeleTracking Technologies. "You're simply transferring the problem to someone else and ignoring the underlying issue -- badly managed patient flow." Solutions do exist. Overcrowding is no longer viewed as an ER problem, but as ...

The International Association of Fire Fighters and Masimo Team Up on a New Global Campaign to Raise Awareness of Carbon Monoxide-Related Death and Injury Risks for Fire Fighters

...s to take personal responsibility for their safety by recognizing the dangers of CO and preventing unnecessary exposures. "The trade-offs for ignoring the serious dangers of CO exposure are heart attack, stroke, loss of motor skills, lifelong disability, or death," Mantooth explained. "Our fire fight...

Cell division find prompts overhaul of immune response modeling

...tically. This variation is usually dismissed as 'noise' or irrelevant biological variation. "About 10 years ago I was struck by the thought that by ignoring the immense amount of variation in cells we might be missing something important," Professor Hodgkin said. "What if the variation is a design feature ...
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ViroPharma Submits Comments on Vancocin(R) Draft Bioequivalence Guidance

...great lengths to avoid any consideration of the actual environment in which Vancocin will be used - patients with infected GI tracts - to the point of ignoring the cautionary statements contained in the very authority cited by OGD as scientific support for its method, as well as the advice of its own experts....

Video: Femara(R) First Aromatase Inhibitor to Indicate Survival Benefit Versus Tamoxifen When Taken for Five Years After Breast Cancer Surgery

...o breast cancer recurrence [including invasive contralateral breast cancer, ignoring second (non-breast) malignancies, and censoring deaths prior to cancer even...e to distant breast cancer recurrence (time to breast cancer recurrence but ignoring local, regional and contralateral breast events), and overall survival. ...

New Insight Into the Controls on a Go-To Enzyme

...n called calpastatin. A central question has been how calpastatin is so exquisitely specific in attaching to calpain and inhibiting it --- essentially ignoring other highly similar enzymes in the cell. In an article published in the November 20, 2008, issue of the journal Nature , Green and his coll...

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Critical to Infants, Mothers and the Seriously Ill

... such as greater birth weight, gestational age, visual acuity, and higher mental and psychomotor developmental scores. "These studies do not justify ignoring contaminants in seafood, but they add to a large body of evidence that the benefits of eating most species of fish during pregnancy outweigh the risks...

CNS Response, Inc. Provides Review of Poster Session Delivered at the American Psychiatric Association 161st Annual Meeting

...a new treatment approach cannot be made. The best alternative is to compare two patient groups that are randomly assigned different treatment regimes, ignoring comparisons to historical response to treatment. Results are typically measured over a fairly short period of eight to twelve weeks, but rating improv...

38.7 Million People Break Guinness World Record for Stand Up Speak Out on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

...argest number of people standing up to demand action on poverty. But the record we really want to break is the world's record of breaking promises and ignoring the poor. We don't want to record numbers of people dying of poverty every year. This is the great issue of our times, let us become great by dealing ...

Why Is Polio Spreading in Pakistan?

...ys he has a cure for AIDS, which involves dropping all currently approved AIDS medications. While the WHO is challenging his claims, the president is ignoring those challenges and continues to treat patients, who apparently find the president’s arguments persuasive. The point is that a number of fact...
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Nuclear medicine

... window is usually tailored to the peak, most often with a plus or minus ten percent window, of the energy spectrum of a particular radionuclide, thus ignoring other gamma-rays that would otherwise contribute noise to the image. This allows noise caused by Compton scattering to be gated out. Anal...
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Our brain looks at eyes first to identify a face

...ion with the same low resolution, of about 30 by 30 pixels from ear to ear, ignoring distance and the original resolution of the image," Keil says. "Until now, ...model also predicts this resolution if we take into account the eyes alone ignoring the nose and the mouth but also by considering the mouth or nose separatel...

Targeting helpers of heat shock proteins could help treat cancer, cardiovascular disease

... by cancer," says Dr. Chadli. Proteins that enable cancer basics such as endless cell reproduction, securing a constant supply of blood and oxygen and ignoring signals to commit suicide, are all dependent on Hsp90. Experience with Hsp90 inhibitors already under study for cancer shows they tend to migrate to t...

Rules proposed to save the world's coral reefs

...vailable on all reefs would mean allowing reefs to continue to degrade for many decades to come. "The risks of inadequate management arising from ignoring connectivity are greater than those associated with any scientific uncertainty," the researchers say. Their review paper "Management under uncertai...

Tiny differences in our genes help shed light on the big picture of human history

...isms" or SNPs). Prior to this development, methods used to identify major population events relied on the frequency patterns of individual SNPs, while ignoring the patterns of specific groups of SNPs. This work shows that looking at groups of SNPs helps us better understand what happened long before there wa...

Understanding natural crop defenses

... still let their defenses down. At closer inspection, the researchers found that far-red radiation decreased the plants' sensitivity to jasmonates. By ignoring jasmonate signals, the plants save resources because they no long invest in defense and, at the same time, avoid the growth-inhibitory effects of jasm...

Nutrient pollution chokes marine and freshwater ecosystems

...ortant coastal fish habitat, such as sea grass and kelp beds. Likens stresses, "By focusing only on minimizing phosphorus in our fresh waters, and ignoring nitrogen inputs, existing management strategies are exacerbating the decline of coastal ecosystems. We need to stop passing the problem downstream and...

Tom Cruise smile comes with a sunburn price

...ng, reports a study in Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences . Those looking to match Tom Cruise's glittering pearly-whites would be better off ignoring claims of better bleaching with UV light treatment. The treatment is at least as damaging to skin and eyes as sunbathing in Hyde Park for a midsumm...

BioScience tip sheet, January 2009

...n the actions of ecosystem engineers. Understanding this complexity can help allocate water within the Okavango watershed. Spurious Certainty: How ignoring Measurement Error and Environmental Heterogeneity May Contribute to Environmental Consequences. Reinette Biggs, Stephen R. Carpenter, and William A. ...

CSHL scientists discover new way in which ubiquitin modifies transcriptional machinery

...iscovery. They found that Asr1 has the unique ability of homing in on RNA pol II molecules that are actively turning on genes, while at the same time ignoring otherwise similar enzymes that remain idle. This fact, according to Tansey, suggests that Asr1 is a "negative" regulator of gene transcription. He...

French scientist wins the Journal of Experimental Biology Outstanding Paper Prize

...ts can survive without food' explains Dussutour, and having tested out the sugar solutions, the ants tucked into the concentrated sugar solution while ignoring the weaker solution: they would prefer to go without rather than eat a poor quality sugar solution. But what happened when the foragers had to start ...
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Remuda Ranch Programs for Eating and Anxiety Disorders Reports Need for Increasing Awareness of Eating Disorders in Males

...lation. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090604/CG27861LOGO "It is a reality that boys and men do have eating disorders and ignoring the problem may only allow it to get to a life threatening state," said Sam Lample, therapist and assistant clinical director of ReddStone, A Remuda P...

YM BIOSCIENCES REPORTS THIRD QUARTER 2009 OPERATIONAL AND FINANCIAL RESULTS

... of YM BioSciences. "These data demonstrate that nimotuzumab is predisposed to bind to cancerous cells with high levels of EGFR on their surface while ignoring normal cells with low EGFR levels. For the competing drugs, binding is indiscriminate since they bind to low levels of EGFR and, as a result, these pr...

Singapore to hold international 'pow-wow'

...es, construction sites, and outer space." He will also illustrate how advances in science and technology will reshape the world economy and how by ignoring science and technology, a nation's economy is doomed to collapse. Futuropolis 2058 also will feature other renowned experts from diverse fields who...

FDA Gets Knocked Out in Endotec, Inc. Ruling

...FDA is out of touch with reality. When they take common sense and distort it and try to limit it, they overstep their bounds and become bureaucrats -- ignoring the science underlying their regulatory authority." Judge Sharp criticized the FDA in his decision, saying that the agency's "stringent regulations ...

Forward step in forecasting global warming

...nges in precipitation globally, or in specific regions like the Southwestern United States, the predictions are based on computer model output that is ignoring brown carbon, so they are going to tend to be less accurate." ...

Time For the Trucking and Heavy Machinery Industries to Wake Up!

...ness of OSA, its seriousness and attendant risks has reached the point that ignoring this problem will undoubtedly carry a high price in the future." The preva...isk and Severity in Truck Drivers: Commentary on the Legal Implications for ignoring a National Safety Concern," are available at http://www.b-alert.com . Abo...

Berbees success is based on companys history and culture

...company that grew during the dot-com bust and the recession, Shain described a few reasons why businesses fail, emphasizing lack of business strategy, ignoring business plans, setting unrealistic goals and forgetting to make customers happy. On the other hand, those who do not fear failure, have a passion ...

Experts share advice for Wisconsin entrepreneur programs

... When CED launched in 1984, the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce was uninterested, Doss said. The chamber wanted to bring in established companies, mostly ignoring the upstart effort to bring an entrepreneurial culture to the Research Triangle. Now, the people who made that decision may wonder why: in North Carol...

Wisconsin ignores Energy Priority Statutes call for conservation and efficiency

...y Fife down the street yelling: Citizens arrest! Citizens arrest! This is a long, humorous way of pointing out that the State of Wisconsin has been ignoring Wisconsin State Statutes Wis. Stat. 196.491 (3) (g) and Wis. Stat. 1.12 (4). Wisconsin Statute 196.492 (3) (g), which states that To the extent cost-e...

Curious customer service: When a help desk does it right

...anking of calibration, I was rewarded with the Ready message. Jam averted and problem solved. Well, not quite. The printer was ready. It was just ignoring requests to print. The network card lights said it had connectivity, but the printer was pretending the network card didnt exist, as was the router at...
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