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NAMI Observes Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

ARLINGTON, Va., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) reminds Americans that July is Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, a time for public education about serious mental illness in diverse communities. In 2008, the...

The Latin American Digital Radiography Market to Grow Significantly due to the Need to Improve Digital Adoption, Observes Frost & Sullivan

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Most hospitals in Latin America reveal that there is a need for larger rooms in the radiology departments - a reason to consider the process of digitalization. As the radiologists are not very IT savvy, there arises a need to focus on awareness as a...

National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable Observes World Hepatitis Day and Calls for Increased Federal Action

Greater Investments Public Health a Must Federal Leadership Needed to Focus Policy Actions at the Federal Level (PRWEB) - Today, on the second annual World Hepatitis Day , more than 200 viral hepatitis groups around the world have planned observances to raise global aw...

National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable Observes World Hepatitis Day and Calls for Increased Federal Action

Greater Investments in Public Health a Must Federal Leadership Needed to Focus Policy Actions at the Federal Level WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, on the second annual World Hepatitis Day, more than 200 viral hepatitis groups around the world have planned observances to raise...

AIDS Action Observes HIV Vaccine Awareness Day: Reason to Hope

WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every nine and a half minutes someone in the United States is infected with HIV. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that approximately 56,300 individuals became infected with HIV in 2006 alone. There are over 1.1 million peo...

ACC Observes National Drinking Water Week

Celebrates 100 Years of Water Chlorination ARLINGTON, Va., May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) celebrates National Drinking Water Week, May 4-10, 2008, highlighting the importance of a safe, reliable water supply to the success of any community. "Chemi...

The United States Conference of Mayors Observes World AIDS Day

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Conference of Mayors and mayors all across the nation join in recognizing December 1, as World AIDS Day. America's mayors support every effort to raise awareness and mobilize action to combat the devastating and growing impact of ...

Scientist Observes real Time Generation of Neurones in Mammals

A scientist at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem says that he has observed the real time generation of neurones in a mammals brain, the first ever claim of such kind in the world. Dr. Adi Mizrahi of the Department of Neurobiology, Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, used mous...

Frost & Sullivan Awards Agfa Healthcare for Brazilian Market Penetration Leadership in 2009

...development of IT solutions, Agfa has demonstrated its capacity to support its customers in the challenge of moving from analog to digital solutions," observes Woge. Taking advantage of its IT expertise, Agfa provides totally integrated solutions to its clients. These bring workflow gains and provide ...

Shared Race, Social Group Seem to Help People Relate

.... Neuroimaging of the anterior cingulate cortex -- the area of the brain that is linked to emotional response -- shows more activity when a person observes someone get hurt who is of the same social group, such as the same race. The findings, in the July 1 issue of the Journal of Neuroscience , would app...
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Photos: SOS Children's Villages Observes World Orphan Week, October 5-11, 2008

North American Campaign to Spread Awareness and Bring Hope to Millions of Children in Need WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 133 million children across the globe are without parental care due to causes such as natural disaster, civil war, and disease. SOS Children's Villages-USA...

BioNumerik Pharmaceuticals Observes Evidence of a Survival Increase in Lung Cancer Patients Participating in Tavocept(TM) Clinical Trial

- Second instance where survival increase is observed in advanced non-small cell lung cancer patients receiving Tavocept in conjunction with standard chemotherapy - Median survival increase of 6.5 months seen for patients with adenocarcinoma, the most comm...

AAOMS Updates BRONJ Position Paper

...etween oral or IV bisphosphonates for treating osteoporosis and BRONJ is more difficult to establish. Specifically, the 2009 BRONJ Position Paper observes that the risk of developing BRONJ is linked to: 1. The potency the bisphosphonate used in therapy; and 2. The length of exposure to bisphosphona...

National Study Presented at ACG 2008 Confirms New Device Functions Like 'Rear-View Mirror' to Provide Improved View of the Colon

...channel and extends beyond the tip of the colonoscope, the device automatically turns around 180 degrees to provide a retrograde view. The endoscopist observes the forward and retrograde video images simultaneously on a split-screen monitor while the colonoscope is withdrawn through the length of the colon. ...

'Snapshots' of Eyes Could Serve as Early Warning of Diabetes or Diabetic Eye Disease, U-M Researchers Report

...Medical School. "FA serves as a 'spectral-biomarker' for metabolism gone awry, and we can use the results to detect and monitor disease." Petty also observes that unlike glucose monitoring, elevation of FA levels reflects ongoing tissue damage. That knowledge, he says, could motivate patients to intensify t...

ACORN Continues Success in Oncology Data Warehousing With Accumulation of Nearly 50 Million Data Observations

...ive and least toxic treatment regimens in actual clinical practice, as opposed to a clinical trial, is a valuable end result from the data warehouse," observes Steve Coplon, CEO. "ACORN will soon double the number of unique patients in the warehouse. The warehouse runs as close to real time as is needed for p...

Synvista Collaboration Demonstrates in Preclinical Studies the Mechanism for Defective Cholesterol Transport in Patients with Diabetes

... of HDL protect patients from atherosclerotic disease. Dr. Asleh reports the presence of Haptoglobin-Hemoglobin (Hp-Hb) complexes in HDL particles and observes that Hp2-2-Hb complexes promote less efficient reverse cholesterol transport in DM, which can be reversed by antioxidants such as vitamin E. He propos...

Mayo Clinic Physicians Report Findings from Research on Sleep Disorders

...cally act out his or her dreams. "This condition is usually brought to our attention when a bed partner reports being struck or physically harmed or observes the patient harming himself or herself in the midst of a dream enactment," says Dr. Park. Dr. Park notes that while the symptoms of RBD can be alarm...
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Breakthrough technology observes synapse in real time, supporting theory of vesicular recycling

NEW YORK (Dec. 13, 2007) -- For the first time, scientists at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City have observed in real time a cellular mechanism that's crucial to how brain cells communicate. In doing so, they've also laid to rest a competing theory as to how key cellular processes ...

A first -- Hebrew University scientist observes brain cell development in 'real time'

For the first time anywhere, a researcher at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has succeeded in observing in vivo the generation of neurons in the brain of a mammal. Dr. Adi Mizrahi of the Department of Neurobiology at the Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences at the Hebrew University...

Frost & Sullivan Looks at Biometrics Advancement in Civil Security: Exploring Opportunities for Today and Beyond

...multi-biometrics and its dramatic acceptance in the industry as well as in the society would soon find its adoption in a wider range of applications," observes Research Analyst V V Mohan Kumar. To participate, please email Monika Kwiecinska at monika.kwiecinska@frost.com " target="_new"> monika.kwieci...

Study shows transfer of heavy metals from water to fish in Huelva estuary

...e fish were zinc, cadmium and copper. "Numerous laboratory studies have looked at the effects of pollutants on aquatic organisms, but our research observes this phenomenon in the natural environment, in one of the few estuaries in Spain with high levels of metals contamination", says Galindo. The Huelva e...

Making a point: Picoscale stability in a room-temperature AFM

...ot (potentially useful for nanoscale manufacturing). At this scale, its like trying to hold a pen and draw on a sheet of paper while riding in a jeep, observes NIST physicist Thomas Perkins. A few instruments in specialized labs, including some at NIST, solve this problem by operating at extremely cold temper...

Children who are dissatisfied with their appearance often have problems with their peer group

...g bullied and teased about one's appearance during the early teens when the body is changing so much has a particularly negative impact on body image, observes Carolina Lunde. ...

Study helps explain connection between sleep apnea, stroke and death

...e day, you feel more and more tired, and by afternoon, you want to nap. You experience loud, habitual snoring that disturbs others. Your bed partner observes pauses in your breathing. The treatment of obstructive sleep apnea with an airway pressurization mask has been shown to normalize cerebral autoreg...

Issues at intersection of climate change and health impact global well-being

...onal Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra and their colleagues issue a call to action. Dr. Frumkin observes that "a decade ago there was active debate about whether climate change was real, and whether human contributions have played a major causal role in t...

Genes may make some people more prone to anxiety

...in the evolution of human beings. Other primate species such as chimpanzees carry only the Val/Val genotype. Co-author Christian Montag, Dipl. Psych., observes that for humans, wariness may have been adaptive. He points out, "It was an advantage to be more anxious in a dangerous environment." A single gen...

The coming convergence

...rate innovations started many decades ago which recently converged: the X-ray, the computer, and advances in medicine. On a more ominous note, he also observes that the 9/11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center was made possible by the malicious convergence of two separate trends in modern engineering a...
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Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Cisbio Bioassays for Technology Innovation

...he highest order of specificity associated with them, these reactions can occur only when the substrates come in contact with the enzyme active site," observes Dr. Basu. "Hence, non-specific fluorescence resonance energy transfer (FRET) does not occur." With the development of complete suites of products...

Evidence of macroscopic quantum tunneling detected in nanowires

...unneling is the capability of a particle to inhabit regions of space that would normally be off-limits according to classical mechanics. This research observes a process called a quantum phase slip, whereby packs of roughly 100,000 electrons tunnel together from higher electrical current states to lower ones....

Frost & Sullivan Awards Precision Biosciences for Technology Innovation and Molecular Design Process in the Genomics Market

...atural DNA editing system for use in biotechnology by modifying the DNA-recognition properties of I-CreI to redirect it to new DNA sites of interest," observes Dr. Basu. "This process has allowed it to address the 'needle in a haystack' problem that has long hindered the efforts to genetically engineer comple...

The Global Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) Market: A Frost & Sullivan Briefing on Changing Dynamics

.... Market participants will increasingly have to rely on strategies such as capability differentiation and consolidation to stay ahead of competition," observes Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Programme Leader Sumanth Kambhammettu from Frost & Sullivan. Frost & Sullivan will hold this conferen...

BioInformatics, LLC Studies Effective Strategies for Scientific Publishing in a Web 2.0 World

...ed to deliver social tools in a secure and trusted environment, but they also need to innovate tools that are more relevant, focused and easy to use," observes noted science writer Richard Grant, who served as a lead consultant on the report. The time for "wait and see" is past; The Brave New World of...

Frost & Sullivan Acknowledges ISTO Technologies' Role in Developing Advanced Biologic Products for Bone Healing

...on of PLGA and HyA offers the advantages of superior cohesiveness, molding properties, handling characteristics and consistently predictable results," observes Ishwarakrishnan. "The HyA component may provide supplementary biological cues necessary for cells to grow and for the tissue to develop, thus making I...

C3i Teams with Oracle's Health Sciences Global Business Unit to Provide Customers with Clinical Training and Support Services

...ulti-lingual call center in Sofia, Bulgaria has grown to over 200 people in just two years, and is currently supporting 11,000 sites in 20 languages." observes Jean-Christophe Muyl, General Manager of C3i's Clinical Services. In addition to Bulgaria, C3i has call centers in Hyderabad, India and Wilkes-Barre...

R&D Spending by U.S. Biopharmaceutical Companies Reaches Record $58.8 Billion in 2007

...tical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) and Burrill & Company. The release of the report coincides with PhRMA's 50th anniversary, which it observes today. This record R&D investment reflects the continued commitment of America's pharmaceutical research companies to lead the world in the pursui...

Camtronics Receives Health IT Awards

... of cath lab images and work flow processes enabled it to achieve a dominant market penetration position very early in the development of the market," observes Frost & Sullivan research analyst Antonio Garcia. "Today, it still has a penetration rate of nearly half of all cath lab networks currently in operati...

Icon Interactive creates new Web monitoring tool

...a technology and marketing firm, announced on Monday the release of an online ranking monitor called I! Alert (pronounced I-Bang Alert). The program observes designated Web sites and lets users know the sites' ranking on search engines when certain terms are searched for. Users enter the URL and a set of...
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