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Sen. Brown, Hacker, to Release New Paper On How Public Plan in House and Senate Bills Measure Up

...lth care affordable for all. Hacker's paper argues that, during the crucial start-up period, the public health insurance plan should be able to piggyback on Medicare's provider network and payment methodology. Hacker says this link is essential to the public plan's ability to offer meaningful choice and...

SynergEyes, Inc. Launches New Hybrid Lens Design for Keratoconus Patients

... the lens itself and the technique used to fit it. "The ClearKone(TM) hybrid contact lens gives keratoconus patients wearing RGP lenses or a piggyback system a new way to have clearer, more stable vision and better comfort," says Dr. Morris Sheffer of Charlotte, North Carolina. "The design of ClearKo...

BELLUS Health reports results for first quarter of fiscal 2009

...financings of BELLUS Health. The 2009 Notes issued to VSVI contains certain piggyback rights in favor of VSVI. The exercise of pre-emptive and piggyback rights will be subject to regulatory approval. The aggregate amount of the ...

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...ware and secure network processing to facilitate the person-to-person transfer of money on a "private label basis" throughout Latin America. Providers piggyback on the Company's established network in the United States and 17,000 transfer agents in countries throughout Latin America. Contact WallSt.net...

Microscopic 'astronauts' to go back in orbit

... When space shuttle Endeavor blasts off on March 11, some tiny astronauts will piggyback onboard an experimental payload from Arizona State Universitys Biodesign Institute. The new experiment, called Microbial Drug Resistance Virulence i...

Microbial 'cheaters' help scientists ID 'social' genes

...s in the next colony. While strategies for cheating varied at the proteomic level, the study found some cheaters use a common genetic strategy -- they piggyback onto other essential functions. In a previous study, Strassmann and colleagues had identified a cheater that used the same strategy, and she said the ...

New Study To Identify Osteoporosis Genes

...ected that the results of the study will still be applicable to the wider population, as have results from studies in Iceland. The new study will piggyback on an existing research project in Orkney (ORCADES) which has involved 1, 400 volunteers and is looking at genetic influences on cardiovascular diseas...
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COLLEAGUE Volumetric Infusion Pumps

Features:...erent delivery modes. Label Library includes 64 drug and therapy labels and an additional 32 user-defined labels. Volume History provides Primary, piggyback and Total Volume Delivered, current time and date Volume History last cleared. Alerts staff when programmed doses are not within institutional limits...
Company:Baxter Healthcare
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Researchers piggyback to safer reprogrammed stem cells

Austin Smith and his research team at the Centre for Stem Cell Research in Cambridge have just published in the journal Development ( http://dev.biologists.org/ ) a new and safer way of generating pluripotent stem cells the stem cells that can give rise to every tissue of the body. Rapid deve...

December Geosphere media highlights

... oceanography, sedimentology, and paleontology, to study the southwestern U.S. climate 17 million years ago to 6 million years ago; sedimentation in a piggyback basin; Angel Lake orthogneiss in the East Humboldt Range, Nevada; and a study of the South Balkan extensional system within southern Bulgaria, Macedon...

March GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY media highlights

...fscraping are being felt as far inland as the Brooks Range and Canadian Rockies - again. North of the St. Elias Range, the Pacific plate, freed of its piggyback Yakutat terrane, is sinking (or subducting) at a steep angle, and has torn away from the part of the Pacific plate to the west that is subducting at a...

Researchers reveal HIV peptide's possible pathway into the cell

...ne. Its unique cell-puncturing ability has been the subject of hundreds of scientific articles investigating the type of materials that can piggyback on the peptide and also enter the cell. Researchers have proposed using the peptide to deliver genes for gene therapy and drugs that need to be delive...

Study on toxin that tainted spinach reveals treatment possibility

...nt of Biological Sciences and a co-author on the study, and its crucial to understanding what kind of infection youre dealing with. Toxins like Shiga piggyback onto bacterial viruses, using them to become mobile, Koudelka said, while the viruses, in turn, become part of a bacteriums DNA. A longstanding hypo...
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Heres one federal program where Wisconsin has gained some hard-earned ground

...help a company survive a critical early stage, but it almost always takes private equity to keep a company growing. The state of Wisconsin will now piggyback on the SBIR-STTR program, basically on the theory it makes better sense to target technology dollars to firms that have already proven themselves thro...
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