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Ex-House Aging Committee Chief of Staff Bob Weiner Warns of Insurance Control Over Health Bill Outcome, Praises House Version, 'Disappointed' by Senate; Weiner and Policy Analyst Jordan Osserman Offer Bill's 'Prognosis'

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The differences between the House and Senate health care reform bills aren't just for wonky policy experts," say former Chief of Staff to the House Aging Committee Bob Weiner and Analyst Jordan Osserman. "They translate to real differ...

Mother & Daughter Celebrate Victory Over 'Meth'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- "August marks our daughter's fifth year since conquering meth at Narconon California," comments Susan, mother of five and teacher who recalls living with a meth addict. "One day she'd be very nice and the next you'd have thought Satan walked thro...

Surveyed Physicians Will Treat Over 50 Percent of Hepatitis C Genotype 1-Infected Patients With the Protease Inhibitor Telaprevir

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, based on profiles provided to them of emerging protease inhibitors, surveyed physicians indicate that they will prescr...

North American Spine Society Expresses Concern Over Proposed Federal Health Care Reform Legislation

'Several provisions will put patient access to care at risk' BURR RIDGE, Ill., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- As debate continues on proposed health care reform legislation, the "America's Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009" (H.R. 3200), the North American Spine Society (NASS) tod...

Indoor Tanning Association Fights Back Against Media Hype over Tanning Beds

WASHINGTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Indoor Tanning Association will run a full-page ad in tomorrow's New York Post condemning the hype related to the recent categorization of tanning beds as a "Group 1" carcinogen. "The Indoor Tanning Association will not stand by and a...

Errors in diagnosis of depression lead to over and under diagnosis in primary care

A meta-analysis of more than 50,000 patients has shown that general practitioners (GPs) have great difficulty separating those with and without depression, with substantial numbers of missed and misidentified. GPs looking for depression make more misidentifications (false positives of depressi...

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Study Results Show That Minimally Invasive Therapy is Successful for Over Two-Thirds of Stroke Patients Treated Outside the Standard Eight-Hour Window

Findings May Potentially Lead to New Approach to Stroke Treatment BOCA RATON, Fla., July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When minimally invasive endovascular (through the vessel) therapy made its debut two decades ago, stroke care underwent a major shift as the "window of treatmen...

Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards Over $2 Million for Validation of 10 Parkinson's Therapeutic Targets

NEW YORK, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research today announced approximately $2.1 million in total funding to 10 research teams working to validate therapeutic targets for Parkinson's disease. Target validation is an essentia...

Dry Mouth Linked to Prescription and Over the Counter Drugs

BALTIMORE, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Approximately ninety-one percent of dentists say patients complaining about dry mouth are taking multiple medications, according to a nationwide member survey conducted by the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD). Dry mouth, or xerostomia , is caused by...

Denosumab Demonstrates Superiority Over Zometa(R) in Pivotal Phase 3 Head-to-Head Trial in Breast Cancer Patients With Bone Metastases

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN ) today announced that a pivotal, Phase 3, head-to-head trial evaluating denosumab versus Zometa(R) (zoledronic acid) in the treatment of bone metastases in 2,049 patients with advanced breast cancer met its primary and ...

MJFF's Rapid Response Innovation Awards Hit Mid-2009 With Over $1 Million Funded in High-Risk/High-Reward Approaches to Parkinson's Disease

NEW YORK, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As of mid-2009, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research has already funded over $1 million in high-risk, high-reward approaches to Parkinson's therapeutic development through its groundbreaking Rapid Response Innovation Awards . Projects...

Exenatide Once Weekly Provided Sustained Improvements in Glycemic Control With Weight Loss Over Two Years: DURATION-1 Interim Long-Term Data Presented at ADA 2009

Improvements in Systolic Blood Pressure and Triglycerides Also Observed NEW ORLEANS, June 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMLN ), Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ), and Alkermes, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALKS ) today announced long-term, interim results from the ...

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BchiVac V-1000 vacuum pump, w/Pump Controller V-719, and automatic change over valve

Description: Model V-1000 is a new addition to the powerful PTFE membrane vacuum pump line from Bchi. This high performance pump can achieve an ultimate vacuum of 1 mbar or a flow rate of 64 L/min. Applications For use with vacuum drying ovens and centrifugal vacuum concentrators Distillation applications ...
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FLEXOR Introducers BALKIN Up & Over Contralateral Design with Radiopaque Band

Description: Used for contralateral access to the iliac artery for interventional procedures after initial wire guide positioning has been established. NOTE: Use of a heavy-duty wire guide is recommended....
Company:Cook Incorporated

CHECK-FLO Performer Introducers BALKIN Up & Over Contralateral Design with Radiopaque Band

Description: Used for contralateral access to the iliac artery for interventional procedures after initial wire guide positioning has been established....
Company:Cook Incorporated

Bard AlloMax Surgical Graft

Description:... AlloMax Surgical Graft is an all-natural biologic implant derived from human dermal collagen. It is prepared using the proven Tutoplast process with over 30 yrs experience to remove all non-collagenous cellular components. It can be used in hernia or other complex abdominal wall repair cases where a sy...
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RingFix™ External Fixation System

Description:...essful 20 year history of clinical use in the global healthcare marketplace. Developed around the principles of the Ilizarov technique begun in Russia over 50 years ago, RingFix offers near limitless configurations servicing both pediatric and adult patients....
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RingFix External Fixation System

Description:...essful 20 year history of clinical use in the global healthcare marketplace. Developed around the principles of the Ilizarov technique begun in Russia over 50 years ago, RingFix offers near limitless configurations servicing both pediatric and adult patients....
Company:Small Bone Innovations, Inc.

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Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program

...thern Watch, which is the U.S. and coalition enforcement of the no-fly-zone over Southern Iraq. Payhurst, from Virginia Beach, Va., is a Navy hospital corps...[11] , filed on behalf of six unnamed plaintiffs, revived the legal battle over the military’s mandatory anthrax immunization program. According to court d...

Artificial induction of immunity

...d and generalised the process and then arranged to propagate cowpox for therapeutic use and he is credited with the discovery. [4] Vaccination took over from variolation. Jenner, like all members of the Royal Society in those days, was an empiricist . The theory to support further advances in vacc...

Babies switched at birth

... ^ Martin Guggenheim (2005). What's Wrong With Children's Rights? . Harvard University Press, 56. ISBN 0674017218 . ^ " 2 MOMS SUING over SONS SWITCHED AT BIRTH ", The Deseret News , 1995 - 08-22 . ^ Associated Press . " Damages awarded after babies switched ", The Kansas...

Body shaping

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Canadian Health Libraries Association

...his was to remove the capitalisation from the proposed name “in case a better name is suggested”! The ad hoc committee continued their discussions over the summer of 1976 and accepted further suggestions and comments from the community. It met for the last time on 4th October 1976 and agreed that ther...
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Colorectal polyps

... a growth that sticks out of the lining of the ... over time, adenomatous colorectal polyps can develo...olorectal polyps Information from Drugs.com ... over time, adenomatous colorectal polyps can develo... a growth that sticks out of the lining of the ... over time, adenomatous colorectal polyps can develo...

Yeast

...vaginal yeast infection symptoms like vaginal burning, itching, ... If yeast is commonly present in normal women, who should be treated? ... over 600 different species of yeast are known and they are widely distributed in ... Some yeast species are also natural inhabitants of man and animals...

Xanthoma

...oking at your skin. ... xanthoma n. , pl. -mas or -mata . A yellowish-orange, lipid-filled nodule or papule in the skin, often on an eyelid or over a joint Xanthoma is a skin condition in which fat builds up under the surface of the skin. ... Usually, your doctor can diagnose a xantho...

Xanthelasma

...ngated yellowish plaques just ... Patients with xanthelasma are typically over 40 years of age, and women are ... A complete explanation of Xanthelas... Synonym: xanthelasma palpebrum The appearance is of yellow flat plaques over the ... View Patient Experience for ' Xanthelasma ' (6 there) ... Xant...

Wind

...nerators was 121.2 gigawatts (GW). Wind power... Explain the jet stream, global wind patterns, plus land and sea breezes. ... The wind flows over the airfoil shaped blades causing lift, like the effect on ... Figure 1: Formation of wind as a result of localized temperature differences. ....

Water Birth

...d infant, including pain relief and a less traumatic... Water birth should always occur under the supervision of a health care provider. ... over the last 30 years as water birth has grown in popularity, there has been ... WebMD explains the water birth process, including benefits of...

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Our 'caveman logic' embraces ESP over evolution

We see the face of the Virgin Mary staring up at us from a grilled cheese sandwich and sell the uneaten portion of our meal for $37,000 on eBay. We believe in ESP, ghosts, and angels over the scientific theory of evolution. While science offers a wealth of rational explanations for natural phenome...

Nitrogen research shows how some plants invade, take over others

Biologists know that when plants battle for space, often the actual battle is for getting the nitrogen. Now, research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln gives important new information on how plants can change "nitrogen cycling" to gain nitrogen and how this allows plant species to invade an...

Study on keeping nuclear bombs from US ports shows misplaced fear over cargo scanning cost

A two-tiered scanning-protocol for inspecting all containers at international ports could be the most affordable approach to ensuring containers moving through the global transportation system are not carrying nuclear bombs, according to a paper being presented at a services special interest group...

Bullies have harassed 14 percent of workers over past 6 months

Although it is a relatively widespread phenomenon, the experts have still not been able to come up with an all-encompassing and precise definition of workplace abuse or bullying. Basing their work on previous literature, David Gonzlez, of the High Court of Justice of Madrid and Jos Lus Graa, of th...

Cantabrian cornice has experienced seven cooling and warming phases over past 41,000 years

In 1996, an international team of scientists led by the University of Zaragoza (UNIZAR) started to carry out a paleontological survey in the cave of El Mirn. Since then they have focused on analysing the fossil remains of the bones and teeth of small vertebrates that lived in the Cantabrian region...

Study reveals conflict between doctors, midwives over homebirth

CORVALLIS, Ore. Two Oregon State University researchers have uncovered a pattern of distrust and sometimes outright antagonism among physicians at hospitals and midwives who are transporting their home-birth clients to the hospital because of complications. Oregon State University assistant...

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Yongye International Announces Branded Store Network Increases Over 40% to 5,000 Stores

BEIJING, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yongye International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: YGII; "Yongye" or the "Company"), a leading developer and distributor of Shengmingsu branded plant and animal nutrient products located in the People's Republic of China, today announced that the num...

Study on keeping nuclear bombs from US ports shows misplaced fear over cargo scanning cost

A two-tiered scanning-protocol for inspecting all containers at international ports could be the most affordable approach to ensuring containers moving through the global transportation system are not carrying nuclear bombs, according to a paper being presented at a services special interest group...

NeoStem Raises Additional Funds from Principals of Suzhou Erye Pharmaceuticals Company Ltd. and U.S. Institutional and Private Investors, Bringing the Total Recent Financings to Over $15 Million; Funds Will Support Expansion Activities in the United State

NEW YORK, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeoStem, Inc. (NYSE Amex: NBS ) announced today that it has raised additional gross funds of over $4 million from institutional and private investors. These funds, together with the $11 million private placement from three Asia-based investors announced...

Graphene may have advantages over copper for IC interconnects at the nanoscale

The unique properties of thin layers of graphite known as graphene make the material attractive for a wide range of potential electronic devices. Researchers have now experimentally demonstrated the potential for another graphene application: replacing copper for interconnects in future generat...

Microbix Sales Grow Over 30% In The Second Quarter; Up 43% In The First Half '09

New manufacturing facility opens with substantially increased capacity for continued growth TORONTO, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Microbix Biosystems Inc. (TSX:MBX) announced today robust double digit growth in sales, improved cash flow, and reduced operating losses for the secon...

FDA has Granted HUD (Humanitarian Use Device) Designation to ITGI's Pericardium Covered Stents, Over and Under(R) and Aneugraft(R), for Treatment of Perforations and Dissections of Native Coronary Arteries and Saphenous Vein Grafts

OR AKIVA, Israel, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ITGI Medical, Ltd. (TASE: ITGI) a company engaged in research, development, manufacturing and marketing of heterologous tissue covered stents, announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted HUD (Humanitarian Use Device)...

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Phospho-peptide Antibody from Proteintech Group, Inc.

Description:... (app. 5 ml) x1 /each Production bleed (15 ml) x2 /each Final Bleed ~ 50 ml x1 each Free ELISA x1/each Purification of antiserum over antigen (30 ml) Conjugation of antigen peptide to Sepharose, 3 ml column Written report of antibody characterization including amount ...
Company:Proteintech Group, Inc.

7.5 M LiCl Precipitation Solution from Ambion

Description:... LiCl precipitation offers major advantages over other RNA precipitation methods in that it does not precipitate DNA, protein or carbohydrates. It is the method of choice for removing inhibitors of t...
Company:Ambion

Beagle Serum from Innovative Research

Description:... Beagle Serum • Beagle serum is collected from fasted Beagle canines of mixed sex over one year of age Available Anticoagulants: N-02: Citrate N-04: Heparin (Na) N-06: K2EDTA N-08: Potassium Oxalate N-10: EDTA (Na) N-03: Al...
Company:Innovative Research

Dog Serum-Mixed Breed from Innovative Research

Description:... Dog Serum-Mixed Breed • Dog serum is collected from fasted mixed breed, mixed sex dogs over one year of age Available Anticoagulants: N-02: Citrate N-04: Heparin (Na) N-06: K2EDTA N-08: Potassium Oxalate N-10: EDTA (Na) N-03: Al...
Company:Innovative Research

ANALETTE II from Precision Systems, Inc.

Description:...al Development, Physician Owned Labs, Drugs of Abuse, and Industrial Testing applications. Analyzer uses holographic grating, diode spectrophotometer over 30 user-selectable wavelengths. ...
Company:Precision Systems, Inc.

Rabbit Anti-ZO-1 (N-term) Monoclonal Antibody,, Clone ZMD.437 from Invitrogen

Description:... prostate and small intestine tissues). Applications: Western blotting Immunofluorescence* Immunohistochemistry (froz) [*This antibody is recommended over Cat. No. 61-7300 for immunofluorescence.]...
Company:Invitrogen

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Actin

...molecule is usually bound to two separate filaments and both ends simultaneously walk towards their filament's plus end, sliding the actin filaments over each other. This results in the shorterning, or contraction, of the actin bundle (but not the filament). This mechanism is responsible for muscle cont...

Acrosome

... In sperm cells of many higher animals, the acrosome develops over the anterior half of its head. It is a cap-like structure derived from the Golgi apparatus . In Eutherian mammals , acrosome formation is complet...

Acrosome

... In sperm cells of many higher animals, the acrosome develops over the anterior half of its head. It is a cap-like structure derived from the Golgi apparatus . In Eutherian mammals , acrosome formation is complet...

Alcohol

...bility in water, and of the carbon chain to resist it. Thus, methanol, ethanol, and propanol are miscible in water because the hydroxyl group wins out over the short carbon chain. Butanol , with a four-carbon chain, is moderately soluble because of a balance between the two trends. Alcohols of five or m...

Alexander Fleming

... peerage for his monumental work in making penicillin available to the public and saving millions of lives in World War II . Florey's work proceeded over the misgivings of Fleming, who believed that penicillin, for all its intrinsic worth, would not be able to be produced in sufficient quantities to hav...

Allostery

... of any ligand (substrate or otherwise), the equilibrium favors the T state over the R state. To summarize: all subunits must exist in the same conformation equilibrium favors the T state over the R state The binding of substrate to one subunit causes all other su...
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Crossing over

Chromosomal crossover (or crossing over ) is the exchange of genetic material ... A Correlation of Cytological and Genetical Crossing - Over in Zea Mays" ... Crossing Over is a 2009 American drama film about illegal immigrants of different nationalities struggling to ach...

Zygote

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Walking legs

...sed for walking . ... Developmental genetics and arthropod evolution: part I, on legs " ... In walking the body "vaults" over the leg on the ground, raising the center of ... The first successful attempts at walking robots tended to have 6 legs . ... this dog is ...

VNTR

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Vessels

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Vertebrates

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