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Saddle Up! Getting a Jump on Proper Horse Care

California Veterinary Medical Association Provides Tips on Caring for Your First Horse SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Many children and teenagers love horses and often parents buy or lease a horse for their child to teach positive skills and responsibil...

Symptom Screening Plus a Simple Blood Test Equals a 20 Percent Jump in Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer

SEATTLE, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Women's reports of persistent, recent-onset symptoms linked to ovarian cancer -- abdominal or pelvic pain, difficulty eating or feeling full quickly and abdominal bloating -- when combined with the CA125 blood test may improve the early detection of ovarian can...

Tainted Tomato Cases Jump to 383 People in 30 states, D.C.

FDA still unsure of source; New York City links 7 infections to salmonella poisoning WEDNESDAY, June 18 (HealthDay News) -- The number of people known to have fallen ill after eating salmonella-tainted tomatoes has now jumped to 383 in 30 states plus the District of Columbia, U.S. heal...

C-Sections Explain Jump in U.S. Preemie Births

Researchers suggest some of these procedures may just be matter of convenience WEDNESDAY, May 28 (HealthDay News) -- Premature births of single babies in the United States have been on the rise in recent years, and a new report finds that Caesarean sections account for nearly all of th...

LMS Medical Sees Fiscal 2008 Revenue Jump 72% Over F07 - Q4/F08 Revenue Hits New Record

MONTREAL, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - LMS Medical Systems (TSX: LMZ,) a healthcare technology company and developer of the CALM(R) patient safety software system for obstetrics, today reported preliminary results for Fiscal 2008 (March 31), which saw a substantial rise in revenues over the...

Kids more active when playground has balls, jump ropes, UNC study shows

Children play harder and longer when their child care centers provide portable play equipment (like balls, hoola hoops, jump ropes and riding toys), more opportunities for active play and physical activity training and education for staff and students, according to a study published in the January...

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New Weight Loss Hope for People with Diabetes

...chool of Medicine, and the principal investigator of the clinical study. "A structured plan makes the tough work of weight loss easier, it provides a jump start to help motivate patients." Free Phone and On-line Support from Registered Dieticians New NutriSystem D is not just about gourmet-st...

New Hope to Beat Cancer

...lness was very serious, but there had to be new opportunities to fight back," Capstran says. "When I found out about the study at NCI, I knew I had to jump at the chance. Today, I am cancer free." The early results from a similar trial at the NCI are exciting for patients with stage-four metastatic m...

March 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights Knee Repair Surgery, Anxiety Disorder and Preventing Blood Clots

...nd severe pain are the first signs of a torn ACL. A partial or complete tear can result from a hard twist on the joint, a sudden stop while running, a jump landing, or a direct blow to the knee. Until recently, ACL tears occurring after age 50, and even after age 40, were typically managed with nons...

Open Letter to President-Elect Barack Obama From Don Margolis, Chairman and Founder of The Repair Stem Cell Institute

...contain a cell that "repairs" our bodies and performs this function every day of our lives. It's called the Repair Stem Cell. These cells constantly jump to our aid when we need help. Cut your finger, no problem a Repair Stem Cell will do its work and heal your skin. Injure another part of your body an...

Video: Sanford Health's Journey to Cure Type 1 Diabetes Receives Major Boost

...ry leadership, and I add my heartfelt and sincere thanks along with the millions who suffer with type 1 diabetes. Thank you, Todd and Linda Broin, for jump starting the quest for the cure in such a dramatic and impacting fashion!" To chair the Sanford Project, Sanford Health is currently recruiting a se...

CEL-SCI Presents Data for CEL-1000 as a Vaccine Adjuvant with Recombinant Hepatitis B Virus Protein

... VIENNA, Va., Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CEL-SCI Corporation (Amex: CVM ) announces that its CEL-1000 immunomodulator was shown to be able to jump start the immune response against the recombinant hepatitis B virus protein more quickly than did other vaccine adjuvants. This effect in the mouse mo...
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Reflexion™ Steerable Catheters

Features:... Comfortable, easy to deflect, eliminates hand and thumb fatigue, especially during long cases No jump spots in deflection; catheter tip can easily be moved to desired location Provides greater flexibility to position in difficult-to-reach anatomic loca...
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Proteineer™

Features:...neer concept includes leading automated Maldi-Tof systems as a first protein identification assay, an optional Maldi-Tof MS/MS 2nd assay for a quantum jump in protein identification productivity and robust high-performance ion trap nanoESI/MSn as a third assay for protein identification, characterization ...
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Yew

... Yew . From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. jump to: navigation, search ... Himalayan Yew (Taxus wallichiana) ... yew (Amentotaxus sp.) Plum- yew (Cephalotaxus ... Taxus baccata is a ...

Wax

...y bees and used by them in constructing their honeycombs. The term has come to refer more... wax . Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary. jump to: navigation, search ... Any preparation containing wax , used as a polish. A phonograph record. ... Brazilian Wax -- What Really Happens? Wh...

Viral

...fferent viruses, many of ... Mosquito-borne viruses can also cause viral meningitis. ... viral . Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary. jump to: navigation, search ... Retrieved from "http://en.wiktionary.org /wiki/ viral " ... Discusses the causes, risk factors, and complications assoc...

Vesicle

...ecular regulation of optic vesicle development, Date: 1 May 2009, Publisher: SciTopics vesicle . Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary. jump to: navigation, search ... Retrieved from "http://en.wiktionary.org /wiki/ vesicle " ... ... is found on Glut4-containing vesicles , is activated...

Uvea

... In general the uvea consists of a pigmented, highly vascular loose fibrous tissue. ... uvea . Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary. jump to: navigation, search ... Retrieved from "http://en.wiktionary.org /wiki/ uvea " ... The uvea lies between the corneosclera (outermost layer of...

Urine specific gravity

...f the dark and light halves ... specific gravity of dog urine ? Read ... Urine Specific Gravity . From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. jump to: navigation, search. Urine specific gravity is a laboratory test that measures the ... The specific gravity of a 24-hour specimen o...
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Single gene lets bacteria jump from host to host

MADISON All life plants, animals, people depends on peaceful coexistence with a swarm of microbial life that performs vital services from helping to convert food to energy to protection from disease. Now, with the help of a squid that uses a luminescent bacterium to create a predator-fooling...

Little teeth suggest big jump in primate timeline

DURHAM, N.C. -- Tiny fossilized teeth excavated from an Indian open-pit coal mine could be the oldest Asian remains ever found of anthropoids, the primate lineage of today's monkeys, apes and humans, say researchers from Duke University and the Indian Institute of Technology. Just 9-thousandths...

Research sheds new light on how diseases jump across species

Researchers at the University of Leeds have made a breakthrough in understanding a virus which poses one of the greatest global disease threats to wild carnivores including lions, African wild dogs and several types of seal. The discovery of how canine distemper Virus (CDV) jumps across and inf...

Parasites ready to jump

Transposons are mobile genetic elements found in the hereditary material of humans and other organisms. They can replicate and the new copies can insert at novel sites in the genome. Because this threatens the whole organism, molecular mechanisms have evolved which can repress transposon activity....

A new jump start for aging blood vessels

Recent studies show promise for significantly reducing vascular aging by inactivating TNFa, which has been linked to blood vessel dysfunction and cell death. The related report by Csiszar et al., "Vasculoprotective effects of anti-TNFa treatment in aging," appears in the January issue of The Ameri...

Performing monkeys in Asia carry viruses that could jump species to humans

Some urban performing monkeys in Indonesia are carrying several retroviruses that are capable of infecting people, according to a new study led by University of Washington researchers. The results indicate that contact with performing monkeys, which is common in many Asian countries, could represen...

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Merge eFilm earnings jump precedes planned merger

Milwaukee Merge eFilm , the Milwaukee-based medical imaging technology company officially known as Merge Technologies Inc., continued to build momentum leading into its proposed merger with Toronto-based Cedara and subsidiary eMed by posting net sales of just more than $10.5 million in first-qu...

Bone Care marks solid quarter on Hectorol sales jump

Middleton, Wis. Bone Care International, Inc. , which makes the drug Hectorol, reported $2.5 million in profits on $22 million in sales for the quarter ended March 31. Hectorol is a Vitamin D-based drug used to lower abnormally high levels of parathyroid hormone in patients with chronic kidn...

The MedZilla Report: June 2009 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health

...additional marketing and corporate positions (The Boston Globe, 6/12/09). Interestingly, Massachusetts was also home to the biggest month-to-month jump in candidate search activities -- that is, companies actively seeking out new employees. They topped eight percent. Three states increased by more tha...

Government Mandates Create Guaranteed Market for Bio-Fuel, Says Frost & Sullivan

...ers by 2014. "In the past four years, the industry witnessed an increase in bio-diesel investments that has resulted in a staggering 623 percent jump in aggregate domestic production capacity to the current 383 million liters from 53 million liters in 2005. The Philippines Government hopes to increa...

Biotech Shows Glimmer of an Upward Trend

...ougar Biotech, Geron, and Dendreon, have been on a tear pushing the year-to-date performance of the Index up a remarkable 16 percent, with a 5 percent jump in May alone. Vaulting development stage biopharmaceutical company Cougar Biotechnology's share value by 33 percent in May was the news that John...

The MedZilla Report: April 2009 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health

...ms announced layoffs in April, companies increased their candidate search efforts by more than 11 percent since March 31. There was also a 7.5 percent jump in New Jersey, and 1.5 to three percent increases in several other states. Only in Texas was there a significant drop in companies seeking new employe...
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Absorption spectrum

... electron moving from one orbit (energy level) to another. An electron can jump to a higher orbit if it is given the exact amount of energy by one single p...y (and hence its wavelength). Only those wavelengths that correspond to a jump of an electron to a higher orbit are absorbed by the gas. Afterwards, the e...

Down syndrome

...ent, vocational training, etc. can improve the overall development of children with Down syndrome. On the one hand, Down syndrome shows that we cannot jump over genetic limitations; on the other, it shows that education can produce excellent progress whatever the starting point. The commitment of parents,...
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Zygospore

..., treatments, and other ... Zygospore : (1) Among the Phycomycetes, a thick-walled ... zygospore . Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary. jump to: navigation, search ... Retrieved from "http://en.wiktionary.org /wiki/ zygospore " ... Britannica online encyclopedia article on zygospore (b...

Yolk plug

...eron roof at the yolk plug gastrula stage ... Continue. Frog Yolk Plug ... yolk plug . Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary. jump to: navigation, search ... The large edible endothermal cells surrounded by the blastopore of an ... ... be seen within the confines of the bla...

Yolk

...olk Café offers a large selection of home cooked meals in a ... All Broken Yolk Cafe locations are ... ... from Wiktionary, a free dictionary. jump to: navigation, search. See also yolks ... Retrieved from "http://en.wiktionary.org /wiki/ yolk " Category: English nouns ... Definition of yolk...

Xanthophyll

... Organisation of xanthophyll pigments lutein and zeaxanthin in lipid membranes ... Talk: Xanthophyll . From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. jump to: ... something about xanthophyll . ... "http://en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Talk: Xanthophyll " ... The enzymes in the xanthophyll ... energetica...

Wolffian duct

...nges in gene expression during Wolffian duct development". Horm. Res. ... Wolffian duct . Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary. jump to: ... Wolffian duct . a paired organ found in mammals including humans during embryogenesis ... In males, the Wolffian ducts develop i...

Virion

... (Redirected from Virion ) jump to: navigation, search. This article is about the biological agent. ... par... ( virion ) ... virion . Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary. jump to: navigation, search ... virion m. ( plural virions ) (virology) A vi...
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