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U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown to Lend Support at MedWorks' Free Medical Clinic This Weekend

CLEVELAND, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- MedWorks ( www.medworksusa.org ) will provide free access for the uninsured and underinsured to a wide range of health care providers from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 25 and 26, at the W.O. Walker Center, 10524 Euclid Ave. T...

Bonnie Hunt, Melina Kanakaredes and Dr. Ruth Westheimer Lend Their Support to Children's Brain Tumor Foundation Benefit

Former Oncology Nurse helps honor heroes of fight against pediatric neuro-oncology NEW YORK, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bonnie Hunt served as Mistress of Ceremonies at this year's 7th Annual Dream & Promise Awards Gala, held on Wednesday, May 13, 2009, at the Marriott Marquis in Ti...

Over 40 Hospitals Lend Support for Individual Insurance Market Reform

LANSING, Mich., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers for Fair and Affordable Insurance Reform (CFAIR) is pleased to announce four major hospital systems, including 41 hospitals, are supporting the need for individual insurance market reform. In a letter to state legislators, Ken Matzick, Presi...

Senior Citizens, Unions, Physicians and Nurses Groups Lend Support to Hospitals' State House Rally

TRENTON, N.J., May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A diverse coalition of groups including AARP, the Medical Society of New Jersey and scores of additional organizations representing healthcare workers, nursing homes, mental health agencies and others raised their voices today in support of New J...

Studies lend insights into colorectal cancer screening

Philadelphia, PA, October 1, 2007 Two studies in the October issue of the journal Gastroenterology may help in refining recommendations for the use of colonoscopy to screen for colorectal cancer. One study reports that patients with large polyps or adenomaspre-cancerous growths that may develo...

Replacement Drivers Lend a Helping Hand to the Drunk and Stranded in Korea

Drunk and stranded in the middle of the night ? You wont have to worry if you are in Seoul, capital of South Korea. For you will have replacement drivers on call . Thousands of Koreans these days make a living by delivering inebriated people and their cars home. Their work has become s...

Phone Calls Lend Vital Support to Moms of Mentally Ill Children

Mothers of mentally ill children often don't have time to attend support groups or can't afford the costs for their own counseling.// But emotional support for these mothers may be just a phone call away. A study by a University of South Carolina College of Nursing researcher shows tha...

High Calcium Level in Arteries May Signal Serious Heart Attack Risk

...eening exam and in cases of suspected CAD, but not in cases of known CAD. Dr. Hacker and colleagues set out to determine if calcium scoring would lend additional prognostic value to SPECT findings in patients with known, stable CAD. For the study, 260 patients with CAD underwent coronary artery ...

High calcium level in arteries may signal serious heart attack risk

...reening exam and in cases of suspected CAD, but not in cases of known CAD. Dr. Hacker and colleagues set out to determine if calcium scoring would lend additional prognostic value to SPECT findings in patients with known, stable CAD. For the study, 260 patients with CAD underwent coronary artery c...

Spanish Broadcasting System and 93.3 La Raza to Hold Radiothon for Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland

... tell firsthand stories of strength and healing and of the family-centered support and care offered at Children's Hospital Oakland. Tune in and lend your support! About Children's Miracle Network Children's Miracle Network is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving and improvin...

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Insurance Industry Teleconference on Swine Flu Pandemic Set for May 13

... industry must prepare and adapt to contain losses in the face of this and other pandemics." Nelson said the objective of the program will be to lend perspective and guidance to listeners from the insurance industry in assessing the legal risks and addressing both their immediate and strategic busin...

New PRO2000 HIV-Prevention Findings Important Milestone on Path Toward Development of Effective Vaginal Microbicide

...unteer to participate, the donors who provide financial support, private sector partners who contribute promising drugs, our scientific colleagues who lend their expertise, and advocates around the globe who work to ensure that the voices of those who are poor and ill are heard. While the path remains dif...

Medarex Reports Interim Data from Ongoing Ipilimumab Combination Phase 1 Studies in Prostate Cancer at American Association for Cancer Research Meeting

... for Cancer Research (AACR), being held April 12-16, 2008 in San Diego. "The interim results demonstrating clinical activity in these ongoing trials lend additional support to the concept of ipilimumab as part of a therapeutic regimen in treating prostate cancer," said Geoffrey M. Nichol, M.B.Ch.B., Sen...

Grammy Winner Marc Cohn to Perform for African AIDS Organization at Carolina HopeFest

... CARY, N.C., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Grammy Winner Marc Cohn, best known for the hit single "Walking in Memphis," will lend his voice and talents to the challenge of AIDS in Africa by performing at the third annual Carolina HopeFest in Cary on September 30th. Cohn will be j...

Rapid Response was Crucial to Containing the 1918 Flu Pandemic

...tions were effective at the height of the pandemic can inform pandemic planners today, the authors of both studies say. In particular, the two studies lend weight to guidance that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released on the use of nonpharmaceutical interventions during a pandem...

AEterna Zentaris Discloses In Vivo Data for its GHRH Antagonist JMR-132 at the AACR Annual Meeting in Los Angeles

...atment of early and metastatic breast cancer "We are very pleased and encouraged with these results we have seen to date with JMR-132 which lend further credibility to our very promising oncology platform. By targeting patients suffering from breast cancer with confirmed GHRH receptor status, w...

Rituxan Phase II Data in Patients with Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Presented at the American Academy of Neurology

... Neurology, University of California, San Francisco. "These Phase II results are very encouraging and suggest B-cells play a key role in MS. They also lend support to the concept that selective targeting of B-cells may be an important approach to treating this debilitating disease." In this Phase II dou...

Rituxan Phase II Data in Patients with Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Presented at the American Academy of Neurology

... Neurology, University of California, San Francisco. "These Phase II results are very encouraging and suggest B-cells play a key role in MS. They also lend support to the concept that selective targeting of B-cells may be an important approach to treating this debilitating disease." In this Phase II ...

Bema Fentanyl Demonstrates Substantial Transmucosal Delivery In Absolute Bioavailability Study

... for BEMA(TM) Fentanyl remains on target with our expectations. In addition, we believe these continued positive findings with our BEMA(TM) technology lend support to the continued development of other products in the technology, including our next pain product in development, BEMA(TM) LA." About BEMA(T...

Arterial Plaque Significantly Reduced in Women Age 50-59 Taking Hormones, Says New Analysis of Women's Health Initiative Data

...en may be cardio-protective for younger women. The Women's Health Initiative was halted in July 2002 due to over-all elevated risks. "These findings lend further support to the theory that estrogen may slow early stages of plaque build-up and lead to less 'hardening' of the arteries supplying blood flow...
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Humans lend a hand to critically endangered waterbird

Human impact on one of the world's most threatened bird species can be beneficial rather than destructive - and could even save it from extinction - according to counterintuitive new findings by the University of East Anglia (UEA). Published today in the peer-reviewed journal Animal Conservati...

Neural stem cells lend the brain a surprising capacity for self-repair

The brain contains stem cells with a surprising capacity for repair, researchers report in the December 15 issue of the journal Cell, published by Cell Press. The novel insight into the brain's natural ability to heal might ultimately have clinical implications for the treatment of brain damage, ac...

The BBVA Foundation presents its Frontiers of Knowledge Awards

...urse of 3.2 million euros spread across eight prize categories, seek to recognize and encourage world-class research and artistic creation. The awards lend special importance to basic knowledge and interdisciplinary achievements, as well as addressing such crucial concerns for the global society of the 21...

Study finds children's activity levels not influenced by more PE time in school

...ations in children and adults such as the same physical activity level in people from different geographical regions and between weekend and weekdays, lend support to the activitystat theory. Frmeaux concluded: "There is plenty of evidence that the opportunities for children to be active have changed ...

Scientists shed light on inner workings of human embryonic stem cells

...ll state." The researchers explained that a rise in miR-145 prevents human embryonic stem cells' self-renewal and lowers the activity of genes that lend stem cells the capacity to produce other cell types. It also sends the cells on a path toward differentiation. In contrast, when miR-145 is lost, the ...

UTSA, Health Science Center collaborate with Merck & Co. to develop chlamydia vaccine

...gement (STTM) for technology shared by two of the four University of Texas System institutions the office serves. "Inter-institutional partnerships lend themselves to generating interdisciplinary solutions, which in this case is an unmet medical need," said Kenneth Porter, UTSA/Health Science Center as...

New high-throughput screening technique makes probing puzzling proteins possible

...rmine the results of a given experiment, such as a screen of a particular library of compounds for inhibitory activity. Such readout techniques do not lend themselves to rapid automation, limiting screening applications to libraries of only a couple hundred or so molecules. Given that academic and corpora...

Musicians have biological advantage in identifying emotion in sound

...n to use all their senses to practice and perform a musical piece, were found to have "finely tuned" auditory systems. This fine-tuning appears to lend broad perceptual advantages to musicians. "Previous research has indicated that musicians demonstrate greater sensitivity to the nuances of emotion in...

Ex vivo neural stem cell expansion

... In the March 1 issue of G&D, Dr. Christopher Fasano (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center) and colleagues lend new mechanistic insight into the effective generation of neural stem cells outside of the neurogenic niche. Their upcoming paper demonstrates that ...

January GEOLOGY media highlights

...e Sun, the cosmic-ray-climate theory is central to the ongoing scientific debate regarding the role of the Sun in climate change. Knudsen and Riisager lend support to the notion that variations in the Earth's magnetic field may influence the climate of our planet. They also deliver independent support for...
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Gender hormones may lend to social disorder therapies

Madison, Wis. -- Gender politics aside, every biologist knows that men and women truly are different. Social disorders such as autism constitute one area where those differences come to the fore: around 80 percent of all autism cases, for example, occur in men. Social play behaviors also diffe...

NCIIA Honors Top Collegiate Biomedical Engineering Teams

...ercial glucose monitor. "The student teams we have recognized this year could have a tremendous impact on healthcare practices, and we're glad to lend our support to the further development of their innovations," said Phil Weilerstein, Executive Director of the NCIIA. The BMEidea Competition is ...

Photos: Amgen and ONSEdge Partner With Cancer Survivor Jan Ping for New Campaign

... that a patient's body changes while undergoing cancer treatment. But despite her altered appearance, Ping maintained a positive outlook, and she will lend her beauty and skin care expertise to the campaign to help patients feel confident about their appearance during treatment. "I'm excited to be taking ...

DNA 11 Unveils Modern-Day Family Portraits at The Museum of Science and Industry's Smart Home: Green + WIRED Exhibit

...1 be a part of WIRED's interpretation of the modern home is a great honor," says Adrian Salamunovic, co-founder of DNA 11. "We are proud to lend our innovative approach to personalized art in providing the complete Smart Home experience." Adds Nazim Ahmed of DNA 11, "It's such an em...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes ApaTech's Leadership in Orthopedic Biologics

...eremed Inc. It merges the properties of Ceremed's AOC(TM) Biosoluble(TM) Copolymers with Actifuse to create a highly saleable range of products, which lend themselves to easy molding and/or cutting to the contours of the required grafting site. Another product that deserves recognition is Actifuse MIS, an...

Newbridge Securities Corporation Forms BioVentures Division

... Guy S. Amico, Newbridge's president. "In addition, having powerful advisors, such as Dr. David Sherris, Ph.D., on the Scientific Advisory board will lend top-level credibility and research to enhance our success rate for our Institutional and Private Client Group clients." About Newbridge Newbr...

ATS Medical Announces Formation of Cryoablation Surgical Advisory Board

...Clinic, Cleveland, OH; and Friedrich W. Mohr, MD, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany. The goal of the Cryoablation Surgical Advisory Board is to lend surgeon advocacy and direction to ATS Medical's position and strategy in the surgical ablation market. Additionally, the board is dedicated to ensurin...

Jatropha Sector Reality Check: Still Viable In Volatile Times? Upcoming Webcast Shares Latest Insights

...ritical concern and more, a free 20 January webinar has been scheduled. As a precursor to Jatropha World Asia 2009, this not-to-be-missed webcast will lend crucial answers to hard-hitting inquiries by Jatropha investors. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (PRWEB) January 14, 2009 -- In line...

Scientists grow 'nanonets' able to snare added energy transfer

...mproved performance in the material's ability to conduct electricity through high quality connections of the nanonet, which suggest the material could lend itself to applications from electronics to energy-harvesting, Wang said. Titanium disilicide (TiSi2) has been proven to absorb light across a wide ran...

Comprehensive Jatropha Standards Mandatory in Optimum Long-term Biofuel Efficacy

...http://www.futureenergyevents.com/jatrophapaper/ for a free download. JatrophaWorld Hamburg 2008 conference scheduled for 20-21 of October will lend further insights into the sustainability of Jatropha as a viable alternative fuel. This crucial 2-day conference is the 3rd of its kind following on t...
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Origin of life

...ive on the surface including the oceans. It is claimed that discovery of microbial life below the surface of another body in our solar system would lend significant credence to this theory. He also noted that a trickle of food from a deep, unreachable, source promotes survival because life arising in ...
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