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General Dynamics Awarded $9 Million Contract for U.S. Army Medical Command Lean Six Sigma Support

FAIRFAX, Va., July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD ), has been awarded a $9.2 million dollar, three-year contract to support the U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) and Office of the Surgeon General. General D...

New Villanova University Online Course Enables Black Belts to Attain Lean Master Black Belt Certification

TAMPA, Fla., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Villanova University , the leader in Lean Six Sigma education, is enhancing its professional education offerings with the world's only 100% online Advanced Master Certificate in Lean Six Sigma. In addition to enabling those with Black Belt training to achie...

Smithfield Foods' Lean Generation(R) Deli Partnership with National Breast Cancer Foundation Celebrates $135,000 Contribution

SMITHFIELD, Va., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE: SFD ) announced today the completion of its first year of partnership with The National Breast Cancer Foundation in effort to save lives by increasing awareness of breast cancer. Smithfield's Lean Generation(R) Del...

Hillenbrand, Inc. Appoints Jan Santerre Vice President of Lean Business

BATESVILLE, Ind., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE: HI ) has appointed Jan M. Santerre as vice president of lean business, focusing on continuous improvement and operational excellence initiatives across the enterprise. Santerre will be part of Hillenbrand's executive...

UltimatePilatesWorkouts.com Provides Free Pilates Workouts to Support Lean Wallets and Lean Figures During the Holidays and Beyond

NEW YORK, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The holidays, with all their diet-busting treats, are here, but economic uncertainty is causing cutbacks on gym memberships, personal trainers and other fitness expenses. Pilates experts Katherine and Kimberly Corp are introducing UltimatePilatesWorkouts.com ( htt...

Stretch That Grocery List in Lean Times

Tips to serve your family healthy meals for less,,,, MONDAY, July 21 (HealthDay News) -- With the exception of housing, and maybe gassing up your car, groceries are likely the next biggest expense in your family's budget. And increasingly, food is gobbling up more and more of the aver...

The lean gene

Your friend can eat whatever she wants and still fit into her prom dress, but you gain five pounds if you just look at that chocolate cake. Before you sign up for Weight Watchers and that gym membership, though, you may want to look at some recent research from Tel Aviv University and save yoursel...

Mardi Gras Means Lean Times Ahead But That Doesn't Mean the Party's Over

NEW YORK, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 100 million Americans are plagued by high cholesterol, which can lead to chronic heart disease and early death. So the Healthy Monday campaign suggests Americans take the idea of Fat Tuesday and Carnival to heart -- and take a break from meat-he...

Unanimous union: The mind and body together lean toward 'truthiness'

Truthiness, according to television satirist Stephen Colbert, represents the human preference to follow our intuition despite the presence of facts or evidence. For example, the more ambiguous an answer to a question, the more likely an individual will believe it is truthful. At least that is...

A Whole New Sandwich Debuts in the Freezer Aisle: LEAN POCKETS(R) Brand Introduces Latest Whole Grain Varieties

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether enjoying a meal at home, at work or on the road, consumers today want to be health conscious, but don't want to sacrifice great taste ... or convenience. They want a fast, easy way to eat right. The leader in the frozen sandwich category has fo...

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Jubilant Enters Research Collaboration With AstraZeneca

...y of our pre-clinical programs. It is a concrete example of the innovative approaches we are taking to deliver a sustainable Discovery pipeline with a lean and agile organization. Ultimately, this will provide us with more shots on goal as we look to sustain a competitive portfolio and provide meaningful ...

Amylin Pharmaceuticals to Present Novel Data on Promising Obesity Pipeline at 2008 Annual Scientific Meeting of The Obesity Society

... greater than with leptin or amylin treatment alone. Weight loss with amylin/leptin treatment was fat- specific, and not accompanied by a reduction in lean mass. Translational clinical research confirms that findings in the non-clinical experiments are relevant to human obesity and suggest that metrelepti...

Soyfoods Do Not Impact Sperm Count

... high soyfood intakes are associated with lower sperm concentration but "the association was more pronounced among overweight and obese men than among lean men." Men with high levels of body fat are likely to produce more estrogen than their slimmer counterparts. Chavarro's study conflicts with the larg...

New Subset Analysis of AndroGel(R) Data Highlights Efficacy - Regardless of BMI

... -- Testosterone treatment decreases SHBG more in lean men than in obese men, suggesting that SHBG is...unction, mood, and muscle strength; increasing lean body mass; and decreasing body fat. -- It was dem...ective than a testosterone patch in increasing lean body mass and decreasing body fat, and had com...

Preventing Prostate Cancer and BPH: Prostate-Health Expert Available (National Men's Health Week Is June 9-15)

...w in fat and red meat, moderate in alcohol, and high in vegetables and lean protein have a significantly lower risk of developing symptomatic beni...ociated with a 32 percent reduction in risk, consuming high amounts of lean protein was associated with a 15 percent risk reduction, and that ...

Amylin Pharmaceuticals Initiates Phase 2B Dose-Ranging Clinical Study of Pramlintide/Metreleptin Combination Treatment in Obesity

...n with leptin or amylin treatment alone. Importantly, weight loss with amylin/leptin treatment was fat-specific, and not accompanied by a reduction in lean mass. Neurohistological studies provided important insights into the neurobiological basis of amylin/leptin synergy. Finally, the translational clinic...

Tart Cherries May Reduce Inflammation, Lower Risk for Type 2 Diabetes & Heart Disease

...ercent. TNF-alpha was reduced by 50 percent in the lean rats and 40 percent in the at-risk rats and interl... percent in the at-risk rats and 38 percent in the lean rats. While inflammation is a normal process the...educe inflammation and lower disease risk." Both lean and at-risk rats also experienced lower cholestero...

Surgex(TM) Becomes the First and Only BSCG (Banned Substance Control Group) Certified Product Which is Clinically Proven Effective in Sports Recovery and Performance

...ite athletes. These athletes often experience similar symptoms post- workout to those battling immuno-compromised conditions, such as fatigue, loss of lean muscle, oxidative stress, and reduced immune function. Statements in this news release regarding future financial and operating results, future grow...

Genaera Corporation Provides Highlights of Positive Phase 1 Trodusquemine (MSI-1436) Data from the North American Association for the Study of Obesity Annual Meeting

...aloric restriction. Trodusquemine suppresses appetite, causes differential weight loss, reduces adipocyte size, reduces body fat (with no reduction of lean mass), and improves glucose tolerance via inhibition of a unique combination of signaling pathways in a mouse model of diet induced obesity (DIO). Ab...

Genaera Corporation Presents Phase 1 Data for Trodusquemine (MSI-1436) at the North American Association for the Study of Obesity Annual Meeting

...aloric restriction. Trodusquemine suppresses appetite, causes differential weight loss, reduces adipocyte size, reduces body fat (with no reduction of lean mass), and improves glucose tolerance via inhibition of a unique combination of signaling pathways in a mouse model of diet induced obesity (DIO). Ab...
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Weight Control

...ext of medicine, health or physical fitness, is a reduction of the total body mass, due to a mean loss of fluid, body fat or adipose tissue and/or lean mass, namely bone mineral deposits, muscle,... WebMD explores the benefits of exercise in reaching weight loss goals. ... It helps to control...

Squint

...director/producer) "What was the question? ... Definition of squint from Webster's New World College Dictionary. ... will soon tire of having to lean in or squint to read small text. ... squint usage ... ... Centre - Squint eyes disease, medical eyes centre, causes of squint diseases...

Riley

...ty's largest art supplier, serving artists for 35 years and counting, We have a huge selection of artist easels, travel easels, ... Consultants in lean and Six Sigma ... Whether you're already using these techniques, or ... Bench- marking can be used to determine how you compare to others. ... Sup...

Pressure sores

...ess, pressure sores can and do occur in ALS, particularly in later ... It can contribute to pressure sores because it causes the individual to lean to ... Bedsores — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, treatment and prevention of ... Frequent shifts in position are the key to...

Prader-Willi syndrome

...(National Library of Medicine) ... Prader - Willi syndrome is caused by a gene missing on part of chromosome 15. ... Exercise can increase lean body mass in children with Prader - Willi syndrome . ... Prader - Willi Syndrome is the most common genetic cause of life-threatening ......

Nose bleeds

...ocesses that ... A quick and simple First Aid guide on how to administer treatment for Nose Bleed . ... If your nose bleeds , Sit down and lean forward ... ...

Lipoprotein

...ibrary :: Effects of long-term overfeeding on plasma lipoprotein levels in identical twins. Plasma leptin response to an epinephrine infusion in lean ... ... from Baseline in the ratio of Low Density Lipoprotein cholesterol/High Density ... the participant has a mean low density lipoprotein ...

Intentional weight loss

...t of medicine, health or physical fitness, is a reduction of the total body mass, due to a mean loss of fluid, body fat or adipose tissue and/or lean mass, namely bone mineral deposits, muscle,... Intentional Weight Management© Creating Radiant Health And Achieving Your Ideal ... "A genuine ...

Growth hormone

... Hormone (GH) as an Adjuvant to Life Style Modifications in the ... When growth hormone is low, the body tends to accumulate body fat, and lose lean ... GENOTROPIN ® Human Growth Hormone – Visit the official GENOTROPIN site to learn about treatment for growth failure with human growth ...

Flat feet

... feet are a common condition. In infants and toddlers, the arch is not ... Flat feet may be associated with pronation, in which the ankle bones lean inward ... Information about foot pain caused by flat feet and how fallen arches can be evaluated at home. ... A flat foot will also...
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Eat less, weigh more? Enzyme makes lean mice 'susceptible' to dietary fat

Working with genetically engineered mice, Johns Hopkins scientists have interfered with the brain's ability to control an animal's response to a high-fat diet. The report, to be published in the latest issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences online the week of May 1, is based ...

Chewing up a key regulator of fat synthesis keeps mice lean despite a high-fat diet

Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have identified a novel pathway that regulates the body's ability to store or burn fat, a discovery that suggests new ways to reduce obesity, diabetes and other fat-related human diseases. Genetically engineered mice, in which the pathway w...

Climbing to new heights in the forest canopy

...ure through viscous secretions, allowing them to crawl up very large tree trunks. Hook-climbers are rather less sophisticated. They use their hooks to lean on their source of support without firmly attaching to it, a notable difference from the other types of climbers. Although it is possible to obse...

Reducing risk of hospitalization in the elderly

...cle density, a measure of how much fat compared to lean tissue there is in the muscle, is a more accurate ...y definitions of sarcopenia today tend to focus on lean mass or muscle size, our study shows that is looki... held true after allowing age, medical conditions, lean mass or muscle size. They also found that adults w...

A 'heart healthy' diet and ongoing, moderate physical activity may protect against cognitive decline

...and people with one copy of E4 performed better than people with two copies of E4. After adjusting for age, ethnicity, severe chronic medical illness, lean body mass, and education, aerobic physical activity continued to show a statistically significant association with cognitive function in non-E4 carrie...

Two dietary oils, two sets of benefits for older women with diabetes

...ed to measure bone density, to determine the women's baseline and follow-up lean mass and fat throughout their bodies and specifically in their trunk region... 2.6 pounds and 4.2 pounds, or an average of 6.3 percent. It also increased lean tissue, or muscle, by between an average of about 1.4 pounds and 3 pounds. ...

The battle for CRTC2: How obesity increases the risk for diabetes

...lasmic reticulum, is a protein factory within the cell. To test this hypothesis the Salk team asked whether ER stress can induce gluconeogenesis in lean mice. Glucose production is turned on by a transcriptional switch called CRTC2, which normally sits outside the nucleus waiting for the signal that al...

New study finds lowfat chocolate milk is effective post-exercise recovery aid for soccer players

... when consumed after exercise, milk's mix of high-quality protein and carbohydrates can help refuel exhausted muscles. The protein in milk helps build lean muscle and recent research suggests it may reduce exercise-induced muscle damage. Milk also provides fluids for rehydration and minerals like calcium,...

Breastfeeding duration and weaning diet may shape child's body composition

...ndent of the duration of breastfeeding, children with higher quality weaning diets including fruits, vegetables, and home-prepared foods had a greater lean mass at four years of age." In this study, researchers assessed the diets of 536 children at six and 12 months of age. Diet was assessed using a fo...

Are you okay to kiss?

... A quick breath check in the palm of your hand can never give accurate results. Whether you're about to lean in for a smooch or start a job interview, you're better off asking a trusted friend if your breath is sweet. But what if a friend isn't around when yo...

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ClearTrial Selected to Lead Executive Panel from Pharmaceutical and Service Provider Companies at ExL Conference

...due to industry conditions. How service providers are successfully utilizing methodologies from other industries for direct cost savings, including lean six sigma, activity-based costing, and earned value management. The effectiveness of outcomes-based pricing: risk-based services versus fixed price...

Immucor and Alverno Clinical Laboratories Sign Five-Year Automation Agreement

...ief Operating Officer of Alverno Clinical Laboratories. "We chose Immucor due to the exceptional functionality of the Echo instrument and its fit with lean operations as well as Immucor's commitment to improving transfusion medicine." Immucor's innovative automation strategy provides scalable soluti...

Mach One BioPharm Process Operating Group Receives Contract From American Beef Processors

...other boneless beef processing systems. The ABP facility includes a "Bio-refinery" capable of separating a stream of tallow from boneless beef of any lean content grade such as 50's (50% lean), 65's 73's, 75's, 85's and even 90's- which comprises the majority of the 10 billion pound annual harvest of bon...

US Oncology Named to FORTUNE Magazine's Most Admired Companies List for Third Time

...s and analyzes data on thousands of like and unlike patient cases from across the nation Quality and efficiency procedures: using elements of lean six sigma , US Oncology helps practices enhance patient safety, accuracy of medical records, and the overall patient experience iKnowMed exp...

M2S Expert gives address "Applying the Principles of Six Sigma in the Imaging Core Lab" at Imaging for Clinical Trials conference

...ls conference. Dr. Marra's presentation will examine how the application of lean Six Sigma principles have contributed to the development of the company's h...VA. "This presentation will introduce the basic principles of lean and Six Sigma, and show attendees how the application of these principles h...

Hovione Buys Pfizer's Loughbeg API Facility

...ets FDA requirements for APIs but every site is suited to a different and well defined mission" he added. Pharma manufacturing needs to become lean and cost-effective and this is always a challenge. The outsourcing business model gives manufacturers a head start, as contractors can provide their s...

Clinical Data Show Long-Acting Human Growth Hormone ARX201 is Safe and Well Tolerated

...e course of the trial. Patients experienced a mean truncal fat loss of 5.6 percent and a mean total body fat loss of 1.3 percent. The mean increase in lean body mass was 3.6 percent. ARX201 was well tolerated with temporary pain at the injection site as the only reported side effect. No neutralizing antib...

Robbins & Myers, Inc. Elects New Board Members

...international expansion, adjacent product additions, and the advancement of lean concepts. Peter C. Wallace, President and Chief Executive Office of Robbi... operating company utilizing continuous improvement through the adoption of lean principles, and embracing key account management and professional selling s...

The Lancet's New Online Medical Journal Helps Clinicians and Medical Researchers Find Practice-Changing Evidence Quickly and Easily

...ality to create a fast and intuitive interactive online resource. TheLancet.com has been developed using best-practice Agile processes, resulting in a lean and efficient site that delivers an optimal user experience. Performance enhancements to TheLancet.com include: - Instantaneous loading of tab...

Benjamin Custodio Joins Millennium Biotechnologies to Expand International Sales

...lite athletes. These athletes often experience similar symptoms post-workout to those battling immuno-compromised conditions, such as fatigue, loss of lean muscle, oxidative stress, and reduced immune function. Resurgex Essential(TM) and Resurgex Essential Plus(TM) are comprehensive, calorically dense for...

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Unlinked

... a list of files that cannot be reached directly ... Welcome to the official site of UK-based breakbeat artist Unlinked . This is the HTML-only, lean and mean version of Unlinked .org. ... : Big Unlinked - Hardware Software DVD Movies Gift Certificates Big Linked Test ... Big Unlinked . New ...

Transformation

...fies the critical elements of transformation , assigns roles and responsibilities for promoting transformation , and describes how ... What are lean Leaders and how do they support transformation ? Isn't DHS doing a good job now? ... Will transformation involve employee layoffs? How wil ... ...

Sigma Factor

...g sigma factor , SigA, remains less well defined. ... ... Associates' lean Six Sigma and Design for lean Six Sigma (DFSS) implementations and statistical ... A rebuttal to "The '...

Run-on

...run - on from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary with audio pronunciations, thesaurus, Word of the Day, and word games. How to Run on Sand. lean forward and run toe-in to move with maximum efficiency on the sand. ... on 11/22/2005 It's usually best to run in comfy running shoes ... Diese...

Environmental damage

...nmental Damage Reporthttp://www.cntv.us /en/index.php?option=com _content&task=view &id=1208&Itemid=34 Grok had a lean physique, pearly whites, sturdy bones, and generally fantastic health (aside from trauma and warfare-induced injury) because he was surrounded A lo...

Asters

... asters grew the year before. ... Shop for Asters at Target.com - Free Shipping on 150,000+ Products. ... Juniors' Mossimo Supply Co. Long & lean Tank - Italian Aster ... Pink Asters by Harmony House - Pink Asters In Center,Pink Band ...
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