House Subcommittee Markup Leaves Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria in Crisis
WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria is currently facing a major financing shortfall. While the Foreign Operations subcommittee provided a welcome increase over the President's request, today's markup
suggests that the U.S. is goi...
House Energy & Commerce Committee Accepts 'Independence at Home' Pilot Program as Amendment During Health Bill Markup
ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) today applauded members of the House Energy & Commerce Committee for taking steps to coordinate care and bend the cost curve for Medicare's highest cost beneficiaries. Last ...
Blunt Healthcare Amendment Adopted During Energy & Commerce Committee Markup
Blunt Offers Amendments to protect patients, help rural broadband development
WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An amendment offered by Missouri Congressman Roy Blunt tonight to protect patients from medical errors was adopted by unanimous consent.
The amendment was offere...
Retailers Welcome Senate Passage of Mental Health Parity Bill, Urge House to Adopt Senate Version at Subcommittee Markup
WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Retail
Federation welcomed last night's Senate passage of mental health parity
legislation, and urged a House subcommittee to adopt the Senate's version
when the panel considers the legislation at a meeting today. "The Senate bill i...
Full Transcript of Pelosi Press Conference on Health Care Reform
...schedule. And the conversations have been very productive.
As you get toward the end, when you're ready to introduce, and then you go to the markup
and the amendment process, is when you get some of the differentiation
But, from those conversations, I feel very confident that we will hav...
DIA Workshop Features Industry and FDA for Discussion of Best Practices for Electronic Establishment Registration and Product Listing
...s Act (FDAAA) mandated the requirements for electronic drug establishment registration and drug product listing. FDA has adopted the use of extensible markup
language (XML) files in a standard structured product labeling format as the standard format for the exchange of drug establishment registration and d...
Consumer Reports: Hearing Aid Shoppers Pay High Prices, Get Mediocre Fittings
4. Be a smart buyer. Consumer Reports verified the wholesale price of several of the hearing aids tested, finding on average a markup
of 117 percent. "This means that there is room to bargain," Stanger says. Only 15 percent of survey participants tried that, but more than 40 percen...
Blunt: House Republicans Fight to Ensure Taxpayer Resources Aren't Used to Fund Abortions Overseas
...rities for this vital global initiative have not
gone unnoticed. The bill's markup
having been postponed earlier today, I
look forward to working with these a...ge is left behind on the
committee room floor."
NOTE: Today's scheduled markup
of the president's Emergency Plan For
Aids Relief (PEPFAR) in the House For...
Toward a systems biology map of iron metabolism
...bolic network in multiple types of cells. The modeling effort was facilitated by the fact that CellDesigner stores the model using the Systems Biology markup
Language." SBML is a powerful, computer-readable format for describing qualitative and quantitative models of biochemical reaction networks. It can al...
Setting the standard for computer models of life
...plains the EMBL-EBI's Nicolas Le Novère, lead author of the paper. "We've begun to share programming languages for encoding them (e.g. systems biology markup
language, www.sbml.org ) and to build public repositories so we can share them (e.g. www.ebi.ac.uk/biomodels ). The current challenge is quality con...
A new way to share models of biological systems
... "The BioModels database aims to address these issues."
The first step was to develop a standard way of describing such models. The Systems Biology markup
Language (SBML), an open-source computer language developed by the SBML Team, is now widely accepted and is supported by over 75 different software sy...
Agilent Technologies releases automated literature search tool for biology researchers
...s and other data. The platform supports gene functional annotations from Gene Ontology (GO) and KEGG databases, biological models from Systems Biology markup
Language (SBML), protein-protein interactions from BIND and TRANSFAC databases. Additional features are available as plug-ins for network and molecula...