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National Long Term Care Community Business Coalition Cautions Severe $16 Billion Medicare Cuts to Nursing Home Care Will Not Only Jeopardize Quality Care to Seniors but Deeply Impact Businesses that Support Sector, Contribute to Local Economies

Draconian Cuts to Medicare Compounded by Further Cuts Proposed in House Healthcare Reform Legislation and Inadequate Medicaid Funding from Weakened State Budgets WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Community Cares Coalition (CoCares) - a national coalition o...

Kansas Delegation: GAO Report Short on Expertise, Long on Errors; NBAF Critical to Protect Nation's Food Supply

U.S. Senators Pat Roberts and Sam Brownback, and U.S. Representatives Lynn Jenkins, Dennis Moore, Jerry Moran and Todd Tiahrt today released the following statement regarding the Government Accountability Office's report on the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) analysis of whether Foot and ...

Cancer Survivors Face Tough Road Long After Treatment Ends

Study shows they're at increased risk of psychological distress years later THURSDAY, July 30 (HealthDay News) -- Cancer survivors are more likely than their healthy peers to suffer serious psychological distress such as anxiety and depression, even a decade after treatment ends, new r...

Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island (OCLI), the Largest and One of the Most Prestigious Multi-Specialty Ophthalmology Practices on Long Island, Participates in Mission Cataract USA

WESTBURY, N.Y., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout August and September, doctors in the Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island (OCLI) practice will perform FREE surgery at the Island Eye Surgicenter to give the gift of sight to those who have lost some or all of their vision because o...

FDA Approves Boston Scientific's TAXUS(R) Liberte(R) Long Stent

NATICK, Mass., July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced it has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its TAXUS((R)) Liberte((R)) Long Paclitaxel-Eluting Coronary Stent System, a next-generation d...

Genworth Financial Simplifies the Process of Purchasing Affordable Long Term Care Insurance for Wyoming AARP Members

RICHMOND, Va., July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Long term care costs in Wyoming continue to rise at a rate outpacing inflation, putting significant financial pressure on those in or near retirement. As a leader in the long term care insurance industry, Genworth offers a suite of insurance product...

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Study Shows Cancer Vaccines Led to Long-Term Survival for Patients with Metastatic Melanoma and to Long Periods of Disease Control After Completion of Therapy

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian today announced promising data from a clinical study showing patient-specific cancer vaccines derived from patients' own cancer cells and immune cells were well tolerated and resulted in impressive lo...

Groundbreaking Paper Publishes Long Term Results of a Successful Phase I Clinical Trial Using Autologous Neural Stem Cells to Treat Parkinson's Disease

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists announced today the publication of a landmark peer-reviewed paper in the February issue of the Bentham Open Stem Cell Journal which outlines the long term results of the world's first clinical trial using autologous neural stem cells for the trea...

Boston Scientific Submits Final Modules to FDA for Approval of Second-Generation Small Vessel and Long Lesion Stents

Journal of American College of Cardiology publishes positive ATLAS clinical data NATICK, Mass., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced that it has submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) the final modules of the Company's...

Study Found That Long Term Use of Advair Diskus(R) 250/50 Did Not Adversely Affect Bone Loss in Patients with COPD

- Study showed no consistent differences in bone mineral density at the lumbar spine and total hip between Advair Diskus 250/50 (fluticasone propionate and salmeterol inhalation powder) and salmeterol - Study provides support for long term use of Advair(R) in patients with COPD PHILADELPHI...

Going Beyond 'Spa Day': Giving Women the Opportunity to Do Something Proactive Which May Lead to Long Term Health Benefits

C'elle Discovers Stem Cells Found in Menstrual Blood May Offer Long-Lasting Therapeutic Effects for Time-Pressed Women OLDSMAR, Fla., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Time. It is a precious commodity. Yet most women would agree that there never seems to be enough of it. And the small amount...

Leukemia Drug Proves Safe and Effective Over the Long Term

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The drug imatinib mesylate, more commonly known as Gleevec(R), proves safe and effective over the long term in patients with an advanced form of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), according to a study prepublished online in Blood, the official journa...

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Very Long Chain Fatty Acids

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Maryland Dissector, dual-incision, long jaws

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400 Series Thermistor Esophageal Stethoscopes with Temperature Sensor -XL (Extra Long Length)

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Body shaping

...and is sometimes referred to as “bat wings.” Surgeons realize they must use long incisions made from the armpit to the elbow to remove the skin and crea...then removes excess skin and redrapes the remaining skin before closing the long incision, leaving the patient with tighter and more attractive thighs. Th...

Episodic memory

...r rehearsing it in working memory ( Gabrieli et al., 1998 ). The hippocampus's role in memory storage Researchers do not agree about how long episodic memories are stored in the hippocampus . Some researchers believe that episodic memories always rely on the hippocampus . Others believe th...

Fat transfer

...s is about the size of a single pearl or a pea ; the drops are placed in long rows. After the procedure, the patient must wear a compression garment fo...st found an average of ten to 15 percent of injected fat surviving over the long term whereas transplanting live fat via surgery resulted in a 75 percent su...

Empirical treatment

... antibiotics ) started before a diagnosis is confirmed. The most common reason is because investigations needed to confirm the diagnosis will take a long time or are delayed, and because delay in treatment will harm the patient. ...

Forehead lift

...nown as a coronal, or open, forehead lift. While the procedure is currently used far less frequently, the surgeon began the procedure by making one, long incision running from ear to ear over the top of the head through the hairline. The surgeon lifted the skin and muscles upwards and free from the bone...

Pathology

...e branch block ( Left , Right ) - Bifascicular block - Trifascicular block - Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome - Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome - long QT syndrome - Cardiac arrest - Tachycardia ( Supraventricular tachycardia , AV nodal reentrant tachycardia , Ventricular tachycardia ) - Prema...
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Yaws

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Widely spaced teeth

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West Nile Virus

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Water Birth

...ter the stress of the birth , reassuring ... Water births are a safe, effective alternative to the harsh medical setting of a hospital as long as these guidelines are followed. The theory behind water birth is that the baby has been in the amniotic sac for ... Water birth should...

Volvulus

... malrotation often occurs early in life, usually in the first year. ... Overview: The study and treatment of malrotation and volvulus have a long and intriguing history. In 1832, Reid described a malpositioned cecum, found in the left ... Overview: Volvulus is defined as a complete twist...

Vitreous humor

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New discovery suggests trees evolved camouflage defense against long extinct predator

Many animal species such as snakes, insects and fish have evolved camouflage defences to deter attack from their predators. However research published in New Phytologist has discovered that trees in New Zealand have evolved a similar defence to protect themselves from extinct giant birds, provi...

Sea Grant awards $820,000 for research under EPA's Long Island Sound study

STONY BROOK, NY March 9, 2009 -- The Sea Grant programs of Connecticut and New York have awarded nearly $820,000 in Long Island Sound Study research grants to five projects that will look into some of the most serious threats to the ecological health of Long Island Sound, a water body designate...

Iowa Power Fund advances researcher’s long quest for efficient solar power

AMES, Iowa In Vikram Dalal's 37 years of researching solar technology, the efficiency of thin film solar cells for homes and buildings has improved from 1 percent to about 7 percent. Dalal, the Thomas M. Whitney Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Iowa State University and dire...

A little nitrogen can go a long way

MADISON, WI, SEPTEMBER 2, 2008 Varying the rate of crop production inputs such as fertilizer and seed makes intuitive sense, as farmers have long observed differences in crop yield in various areas of a single field. The availability of spatial yield information from combines equipped with yield m...

The secret to long life may not be in the genes

This release is available in Spanish . A research on the bone health of one of the oldest persons in the world, who recently died at the age of 114, reveals that there were no genetic modifications which could have contributed to this longevity. The research team, directed by Universitat ...

New study shows that fetal cells to treat Parkinson's disease may not function long term

Neurons grafted into the brain of a patient with Parkinsons disease fourteen years ago have developed Lewy body pathology, the defining pathology for the disease, according to research by Jeffrey H. Kordower, PhD, and associates and published in the April 6 issue of Nature Medicine. The finding ...

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Angiotech Pharmaceuticals announces FDA approval of TAXUS(R) Liberte(R) Long Stent

VANCOUVER, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANPI , TSX: ANP) today announced that its corporate partner, Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its TAXUS(R) Liberte(R) ...

Neurim Pharmaceuticals Reports Long Term Efficacy and Safety for Circadin(R) for Insomnia in Elderly Patients

SEATTLE, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurim Pharmaceuticals ( http://www.neurim.com ) presented today the preliminary results of a large-scale Phase III study of Circadin(R) 2mg, prolonged release melatonin in insomnia, demonstrating long term efficacy and safety in elderly patients. The results w...

Three Attorneys Rejoin McKenna Long & Aldridge

ATLANTA, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Three attorneys who previously worked at McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP (MLA) have rejoined the firm's Atlanta office. The attorneys include Mark S. Lange, partner, and Emily C. Crosby, associate, in the Corporate department and Larry A. Slovensky, a par...

How Long Will the Economic Downturn Affect the Dental Biomaterials Market?

Despite minimal growth in 2009, the US dental biomaterials market will rebound to reach upwards of $230 million by 2013, according to Millennium Research Group WALTHAM, Mass., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group's (MRG's) US Markets for Dental Biomaterials 2009 r...

Pharma ChemOutsourcing Unveils 100 Pharma & Biotech Speaker Faculty for 2009 Conference September 14-16 in Long Branch, NJ

LONG BRANCH, N.J., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The long-awaited speaking faculty for the September Pharma ChemOutsourcing Conference & Exhibition has been posted on the conference website reports Mark Alexay, President of Apaporis LLC, the organizer. The chemistry faculty is comprised of 100 spe...

ThromboGenics and BioInvent Start Phase II Trial of TB-402, a Novel, Long Acting Anticoagulant for Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Prophylaxis

LEUVEN, Belgium and LUND, Sweden, February 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Trial to Assess the Benefits of Partial Factor VIII Inhibition in Patients Undergoing Knee Replacement Surgery ThromboGenics NV (Euronext Brussels: THR) and co-development partner BioInvent International (O...

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Mouse Anti-Human Killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptor, two domains, long cytoplasmic tail, 4 (KIR2DL4) Monoclonal Antibody, Unconjugated from Lifespan Biosciences

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Mouse Anti-Human Killer Cell Immunoglobulin-like Receptor, Two Domains, Long Cytoplasmic Tail, 2 (KIR2DL2 (KIR2DL3) Monoclonal Antibody, Unconjugated from Lifespan Biosciences

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Polaroid Wide and Long Electrophoresis Hood from Bio-Rad

Description: The wide and long electrophoresis hood is a component of Polaroid gel documentation systems. Placed on the transilluminator, it holds the camera in place and provides a darkroom environment that allows photography on the lab bench. This 15.2 x 22.9 cm hood provides 0.45x magnification....
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Finnpipette Focus Single Channel Long Tip Cone 30-300l from Thermo Scientific

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TRIMMER-Direct cDNA Normalization Kit from Evrogen JSC

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Chicken Anti-DCTD (dCMP deaminase) Polyclonal Antibody, Unconjugated from GenWay Biotech, Inc.

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Abiogenesis

...ure of sterilization, and the difficulties in securing it, as well as the extreme delicacy of the manipulations necessary, made it possible for a very long time to be doubtful as to the application of the phrase omne vivum e vivo to the microscopic world, and there still remain a few belated supporters ...

Adaptive radiation

...ely short time, many species derive from a single or a few ancestor species. From this large number of genetic combinations, only a few can survive on long term. After the rapid development of many new species, lots or most of them die out as quickly as they appeared. The surviving species are almost perf...

Albinism

...three have ever been reported in the wild. Snowdrop would normally have looked like the background penguins Culture In Jamaica , albinos have long been denigrated and regarded as cursed. In recent times, the albino dancehall singer Yellowman has helped to end this perception. See also: L...

Alexander Fleming

...for all its intrinsic worth, would not be able to be produced in sufficient quantities to have an appreciable effect in a war situation. Fleming was long a member of the Chelsea Arts Club , a private club for artists of all genres, founded in 1891 at the suggestion of the painter James McNeil Whistl...

Animal

...mals such as snails , clams , and squids , and the latter comprises the segmented worms, such as earthworms and leeches . These two groups have long been considered close relatives because of the common presence of trochophore larvae, but the annelids were considered closer to the arthropods, bec...

Antibody

...xins by binding with them. It is important to note that antibodies cannot attack pathogens within cells, and certain viruses "hide" inside cells for long periods of time to avoid them. This is the reason for the chronic nature of many minor skin diseases (such as cold sores ); any given outbreak is qu...
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Long

Long (Bloody Roar), a fictional character in the video-game series Bloody Roar ... All pages beginning with " Long " 龍 (disambiguation), Chinese character for "dragon" ... " Long , Long , Long " is a song written by George Harrison, and first released ...

Y chromosome

...illion base pairs (the building ... on the Y chromosome , the defining biological determinant that makes males male. ... The Y chromosome long has been the whipping post for all stereotypical male ... A single-source launchpad to information about each human chromosome . ... Chromosom...

X chromosome

... community to enrich lives ... The X chromosome has almost nothing to do with femaleness. ... Article: title, desc. ... BCM researchers have long been intrigued by the X chromosome . ... "The X chromosome has played a central role in the development of medical ... Chromosome : Genes...

Voluntary muscle

...e we can move at will, such as the arm ... Voluntary muscle fibers are long and thin, and most of them move bones when they ... Voluntary Muscle . This type of muscle is composed of long fibers surrounded by a membranous sheath, ... Map of Muscle Shoals. Book...

Viscera

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Vas deferens

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