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In pursuit of a happiness gene

The pursuit of happiness characterizes the human condition. But for those suffering from stress, money trouble or chronic illness, a positive outlook on life can be difficult to find. Now, a Tel Aviv University researcher says we should look to our genes. Prof. Yoram Barak of Tel Aviv Universi...

New Life Agency, Inc. Continues to Trial Against Beitler Services, Inc. in Pursuit of Payments for Surrogate Maternity Claims

LOS ANGELES, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- New Life Agency filed suit against Beitler Services on November 10, 2008 for breach of contract. This lawsuit grew out of a previous contractual relationship between New Life Agency and Beitler Services which ended in December 2005. Once New Life Agency ass...

Dr. Barry Friedberg comments on David vs. Goliath: Who's Really in the Pursuit of Patient Safety & Satisfaction?

Dr. Friedberg vs. The American Society of Anesthesiologists, Action vs. Rhetoric CORONA DEL MAR, Calif., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- One doctor against 43,000 doesn't seem like very fair odds. Yet, that's exactly what the foremost international expert in cosmetic surgery anesthesia, Dr. Ba...

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) - Myths About 'Never Ending Pursuit of Patient Safety and Satisfaction' Debunked

PK anesthesia denied Level I validation for Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV) CORONA DEL MAR, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Pulse oximeters became available in 1983, making each patient's oxygen status known on a beat-by-beat basis. Not until 1990, did the American Society of Anesth...

The Beryl Institute Announces Call for Speakers for 2009 Conference Dedicated to Healthcare Customer Service: 'The Pursuit of Excellence'

DALLAS, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Beryl Institute is seeking speakers for its annual conference, March 31-April 3, 2009, in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex. The theme for the conference is "The Pursuit of Excellence." It is the premier conference dedicated to improving customer service in hea...

HEALTHCARE TECH AND THE WORLD: HOW INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CAN IMPACT THE PURSUIT OF 'PERFECT CARE'

A CONTINUING SERIES OF PODCASTS FROM PEROT SYSTEMS ON THE IMPACT OF TECHNOLOGY IN HEALTHCARE LOCATION: http://perotsystems.mediaroom.com/index.php?s=pageF PLANO, TEXAS, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Edition 18 Host: Dr. Kevin Fickenscher - Perot Systems' Executive V...

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases honors VCU physician with Maxwell Finland Award for 2010

... School of Medicine. Wenzel, past-president of the International Society for Infectious Diseases, is the author of "Stalking Microbes: A Relentless pursuit of Infection Control." He is the first editor-at-large of the New England Journal of Medicine and was among the leading commentators on swine flu and ...

Pilot study: Workplace yoga and meditation can lower feelings of stress

...and gentle yoga movement were designed to coax participants toward a meditative state. Participants also discussed work-related stress. As part of the pursuit of mindfulness, they were coached to contemplate a specific topic in each session that explored their response to a specific type of stress over the p...

Courage Center Seeks Applications for 2009 Judd Jacobson Memorial Award

...ith disabilities, is seeking applications for the annual Judd Jacobson Memorial Award. Established in 1992, the Jacobson Award recognizes the pursuit or achievement of a business entrepreneurial endeavor by a person with a physical disability or sensory impairment. The award recipient will be honore...

Two Years Remain for Physicians to Obtain Sleep Medicine Certification without Fellowship Training

... Two years remain for physicians to bypass a year of area-specific training in their pursuit of Sleep Medicine Certification. The Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine and Technology will offer a board review course for Sleep Board Certification fr...
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Regular Yoga Practice Is Associated With Mindful Eating

...work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Our researchers, including three Nobel laureates, bring a relentless pursuit and passion for health, knowledge and hope to their work and to the world. For more information, please visit fhcrc.org. This news release was ...

Chuck Panozzo, Founder of Rock Band Styx, Joins GeoVax Labs, Inc. as an Advocate for Its HIV/AIDS Vaccine

...et Robinson, at a recent awareness campaign in Ybor City, Tampa, Florida. He noted, "I was sincerely touched by her success, and determination in her pursuit to bring an end to the devastating AIDS pandemic. Having been diagnosed HIV positive in 1991, and having lost many relatives and friends to HIV/AIDS o...

BioInformatics, LLC New Report - Capitalizing on New Opportunities for Stem Cell Products, Now Available

...l research," notes Tamara Zemlo, Ph.D., MPH, Vice President of Advisory Services. "However, the exploration of induced pluripotent stem cells and the pursuit of cell-based therapies and drug discovery and development research using adult human stem cells continues to provide great promise." Zemlo has been ...

DaVita Abstracts Highlight Latest Research Developments at Annual Dialysis Conference

...s patients in the nation, we will continue our research and the Relentless pursuit of Quality(TM). Amongst DaVita's many research findings, we will share our...ts. DaVita, DaVita Clinical Research and EMPOWER and the Relentless pursuit of Quality are trademarks or registered trademarks of DaVita Inc. All other...

R&D Spending by U.S. Biopharmaceutical Companies Reaches Record Levels in 2008 Despite Economic Challenges

...nt of America's pharmaceutical research and biotechnology companies (also known collectively as the biopharmaceutical sector) to lead the world in the pursuit of new, life-saving and life-enhancing medicines. The foremost beneficiaries of this dedication are patients, who are living longer, healthier, more p...

American Dairy Provides Business Update

...any's branded products when becoming fully operational. Mr. Jonathan H. Chou, Chief Financial Officer, states, "Our focus has always been on the pursuit of high quality products for consumers, and the construction of our dairy farms demonstrates the Company's dedication to that vision. An integrated s...

ImQuest Submits Investigational New Product Application to the Food and Drug Administration to Initiate HIV Therapeutic Clinical Trials with IQP-0410

...g antiviral, anticancer, and metabolic candidate compounds. The company has recently expanded their scope to include stem cell research and the active pursuit of diabetic treatments. ...

Oramed Pharmaceuticals Launches Phase 1A Trials of its Insulin Suppository

...or small children and seniors, who often struggle with injections. "The Phase 1A trial of our insulin suppository is a natural expansion of Oramed's pursuit and development of alternative insulin delivery systems," said Oramed's CEO, Nadav Kidron. "By creating an insulin suppository, Oramed hopes to ensure...

FDA Approves Bayer HealthCare's Kogenate(R) FS Treatment for Routine Prophylaxis in Children with Hemophilia A

... patients and regulators needed to ensure this treatment option is available," said Val Bias, CEO, National Hemophilia Foundation. "Bayer HealthCare's pursuit of this approval shows leadership and commitment to providing the scientific evidence that proves the benefits of prophylactic use for joint health in...

NOVAVAX Featured at Clinton Global Initiative 2008 Annual Meeting

... Company recognized for pursuit of cost-effective and rapidly deployed vaccine solution for avian and seasonal flu ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- N...
Pursuit in Medical Products

VixOne Nebulizer

Description:...ers in mind. The Westmed web site will link you to our company, our people and our products. Like the clinicians we serve, Westmed is dedicated in our pursuit of excellence and enhancing healthcare for all of us. Aerosol Delivery: From our high efficiency continuous Heart ® Nebulizers to the protecti...
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0312 VixOne Nebulizer

Description:...ers in mind. The Westmed web site will link you to our company, our people and our products. Like the clinicians we serve, Westmed is dedicated in our pursuit of excellence and enhancing healthcare for all of us. Aerosol Delivery: From our high efficiency continuous Heart ® Nebulizers to the protecti...
Company:Westmed

0311 VixOne Nebulizer

Description:...ers in mind. The Westmed web site will link you to our company, our people and our products. Like the clinicians we serve, Westmed is dedicated in our pursuit of excellence and enhancing healthcare for all of us. Aerosol Delivery: From our high efficiency continuous Heart ® Nebulizers to the protecti...
Company:Westmed

0222 VixOne Nebulizer

Description:...ers in mind. The Westmed web site will link you to our company, our people and our products. Like the clinicians we serve, Westmed is dedicated in our pursuit of excellence and enhancing healthcare for all of us. Aerosol Delivery: From our high efficiency continuous Heart ® Nebulizers to the protecti...
Company:Westmed

0310 VixOne Nebulizer

Description:...ers in mind. The Westmed web site will link you to our company, our people and our products. Like the clinicians we serve, Westmed is dedicated in our pursuit of excellence and enhancing healthcare for all of us. Aerosol Delivery: From our high efficiency continuous Heart ® Nebulizers to the protecti...
Company:Westmed

0210 VixOne Nebulizer

Description:...ers in mind. The Westmed web site will link you to our company, our people and our products. Like the clinicians we serve, Westmed is dedicated in our pursuit of excellence and enhancing healthcare for all of us. Aerosol Delivery: From our high efficiency continuous Heart ® Nebulizers to the protecti...
Company:Westmed

0217 VixOne Nebulizer

Description:...ers in mind. The Westmed web site will link you to our company, our people and our products. Like the clinicians we serve, Westmed is dedicated in our pursuit of excellence and enhancing healthcare for all of us. Aerosol Delivery: From our high efficiency continuous Heart ® Nebulizers to the protecti...
Company:Westmed

0215 VixOne Nebulizer

Description:...ers in mind. The Westmed web site will link you to our company, our people and our products. Like the clinicians we serve, Westmed is dedicated in our pursuit of excellence and enhancing healthcare for all of us. Aerosol Delivery: From our high efficiency continuous Heart ® Nebulizers to the protecti...
Company:Westmed

0209 VixOne Nebulizer

Description:...ers in mind. The Westmed web site will link you to our company, our people and our products. Like the clinicians we serve, Westmed is dedicated in our pursuit of excellence and enhancing healthcare for all of us. Aerosol Delivery: From our high efficiency continuous Heart ® Nebulizers to the protecti...
Company:Westmed

0207 VixOne Nebulizer

Description:...ers in mind. The Westmed web site will link you to our company, our people and our products. Like the clinicians we serve, Westmed is dedicated in our pursuit of excellence and enhancing healthcare for all of us. Aerosol Delivery: From our high efficiency continuous Heart ® Nebulizers to the protecti...
Company:Westmed
Pursuit in Medical Dictionary

Nystagmus

...ot; Categories: Disambiguation pages ... Pathologic nystagmus is a form of involuntary eye movement. It is characterized by alternating smooth pursuit in one direction and saccadic movement in the other direction. Explores the evidence linking nystagmus to magnesium and/or thiamin deficiencie...
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Boston University biomedical engineers win major grant for pursuit of the '$1,000 Genome'

Two Boston University biomedical engineers have won a major National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to continue groundbreaking research aimed at reducing the cost of sequencing individual human genomes to about $1,000. Boston University Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Physics ...

Mount Sinai's Dr. Benjamin tenOever to be honored by White House

...p our nation and our world." Nominees are chosen annually by nine Federal departments and agencies. Award selections are based on two criteria: pursuit of innovative research at the frontiers of science, and technology and a commitment to community service. Dr. tenOever and his team study cellular re...

Chemical in blood may explain susceptibility to bladder pain

...g the potential to diagnose interstitial cystitis, understanding chemical processes related to this chronic disease could offer new directions for the pursuit of treatments and even prevention strategies, he said. "It's all speculative, but it may be that there is some kind of primary central nervous syst...

Lombardi scientist brings 'dream team' breast cancer research effort to GUMC

...ber 5, 2008 that aired simultaneously on the ABC, CBS and NBC networks. The grant awarded to Jordan and his scientific collaborators recognizes the pursuit of the most promising research -- accelerating the discovery of new therapies for cancer patients and/or advancing efforts in cancer prevention resear...

Supply-Chain Council Announces Winners of 2009 Supply Chain Excellence Awards

... and the efforts of all past award winners, in contributing to the advancement of supply chain practices and the application of those practices in the pursuit of improved operational performance." About Supply-Chain Council (SCC) The Supply-Chain Council (SCC) is a global non-profit organization who...

Exhibition showcases the 'art of science'

...the course of an actual research project, rather than art inspired by science. "This show exuberantly supports the idea that images produced in the pursuit of science can have an aesthetic value that is on a par with art created for art's sake," said Andrew Zwicker, the head of Science Education at the Pr...

Food security: It starts with seed

...ing many food-related human issues through modification of seed composition. Among the wide range of cutting-edge topics that this book covers are the pursuit of grains that could eradicate global malnutrition and the potential growth of vaccines. This book provides valuable, science-based insights for re...

Vanderbilt engineers play key role in new DOE energy frontier research center

...enge will require significant scientific advances. These centers will mobilize the enormous talents and skills of our nation's scientific workforce in pursuit of the breakthroughs that are essential to make alternative and renewable energy truly viable as large-scale replacements for fossil fuels." Peter C...

DOE funds bio-inspired solar fuel center at Arizona State

...enge will require significant scientific advances. These centers will mobilize the enormous talents and skills of our nation's scientific workforce in pursuit of the breakthroughs that are essential to make alternative and renewable energy truly viable as large-scale replacements for fossil fuels." "The f...

DOE to establish Energy Frontier Research Center at PNNL

...enge will require significant scientific advances. These Centers will mobilize the enormous talents and skills of our nation's scientific workforce in pursuit of the breakthroughs that are essential to make alternative and renewable energy truly viable as large-scale replacements for fossil fuels." The 46...
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SleepQuest Tireless in Pursuit of Good Sleep

SAN CARLOS, Calif., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- SleepQuest has always followed the essence of its name by seeking to help those who suffer from undiagnosed and unexplained health problems related to lack of sleep. SleepQuest frequently visits local organizations to discuss the importance of iden...

In pursuit of capital, be sure to track your private offering

Editor's note: Matt Storms is writing a series of articles on raising capital from angel and venture capital investors. This installment focuses on managing the offering process after the Private Placement Memorandum has been prepared, and is co-written with Dan Ghoca. Here's a conversatio...

DOE awards $377 million in funding for 46 energy frontier research centers

...ons will require significant scientific advances. These centers will mobilize the enormous talents and skills of our nation's scientific workforce in pursuit of the breakthroughs that are essential to expand the use of clean and renewable energy." Of the $377 million awarded to the EFRCs, $277 million co...

W.M. Keck Foundation Awards $1 Million to Hutchinson Center Scholar to Study How Cells Go Awry

..., established by Keck to provide resources to promising young scientists in pursuit of groundbreaking biomedical research. Shou, an assistant member of...eases. Our researchers, including three Nobel laureates, bring a relentless pursuit and passion for health, knowledge and hope to their work and to the world. ...

SAFC Biosciences(R) Defines Hydrolysate Components That Enhance Chinese Hamster Ovary (CHO) Cell Line Protein Production

...tive impact on cell growth and/or protein production is well documented. But, the undefined and variable nature of these components still inhibits the pursuit of highly controlled and defined pharmaceutical production processes. EX-CELL CD Hydrolysate Fusion resolves this challenge by delivering a fully de...

The MedZilla Report: June 2009 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health

...inue direct-sales efforts -- which could be an indicator that new PhRMA rules about what pharmaceutical sales representatives can and cannot do in the pursuit of their jobs. "The dramatization of the sales rep who bring in a full lunch and go home with a signed contract was never really accurate," ...

Brown engineering professor wins prestigious White House award

...nated by the Office of Science and Technology Policy within the Executive Office of the President. Awardees are selected on the basis of two criteria: pursuit of innovative research at the frontiers of science and technology, and a commitment to community service as demonstrated through scientific leadership...

Nobel Laureate Lee Hartwell to Retire as President and Director of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in 2010

...work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Our researchers, including three Nobel laureates, bring a relentless pursuit and passion for health, knowledge and hope to their work and to the world. For more information, please visit fhcrc.org. CONTACT: Kriste...

BioEnergy International, LLC Announces Formation of Myriant Technologies LLC

...on of Myriant Technologies LLC (Myriant) to incorporate all of its biobased chemicals business and intellectual property. BioEnergy will continue its pursuit of biofuels opportunities, including its 110 million gallon per day ethanol plant in Clearfield, Pennsylvania, currently slated for operation in Janua...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Cisbio Bioassays for Technology Innovation

...is of these receptors have been limited by the fastidious nature of GPCRs in the context of crystallization. The other, very active area of scientific pursuit has remained the functional characterization of 7TM receptors by employing fluorescence technologies. "The determination of ligand binding affini...
Pursuit in Biological Definition

Culture

...culture is closely tied to cultivation: the progressive refinement of human behavior. Arnold consistently uses the word this way: "... culture being a pursuit of our total perfection by means of getting to know, on all the matters which most concern us, the best which has been thought and said in the world."...

Drug

... Illicit and Popular Drugs PiHKAL: A Chemical Love Story (1988) ISBN 0963009605 TiHKAL: The Continuation (1991) ISBN 0963009699 The pursuit of Oblivion: A Global History of Narcotics (2002) ISBN 0393051897 Forces of Habit: Drugs and the Making of the Modern World (2002) ISBN 06740...

Francis Crick

...nd the mechanisms of protein synthesis . He later left molecular biology for his other interest, consciousness . His autobiographical book What Mad pursuit includes a description of why he left molecular biology and switched to neuroscience. Crick's book The Astonishing Hypothesis makes the argument ...

Nutrition

...ated to the amount of food energy consumed: this was first systematically investigated in the seminal study by Weidruch et al (1986). A simplistic pursuit of this principle of caloric restriction followed, involving research into longevity of those who simply reduced their food energy intake. Perhaps n...

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor

... psychiatrists in cases where their use is only marginally indicated. According to this argument, societal pressures have created a precedent for the pursuit of "normal" mental or emotional functioning by chemical means versus a more holistic approach (diet, exercise, sleep, stress reduction, etc). Further...
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Transformation

...on on a linear space to itself, which is the sum of a linear transformation Offers a range of transvestite and transsexual products. Find your pursuit of happiness with personal transformation and self improvement through Ariel and Shya Kane's Instantaneous Transformation personal growth seminars...

Siphon

...iam-Webster Online Dictionary with audio pronunciations, thesaurus, Word of the Day, and word games. Supernatural suspense dealing with one 'man's' pursuit of a special girl and the havok he creates getting to her. ...

Electroporation

... ... For electroporation , cells are also grown to mid-log phase but are then washed ... Cyto Pulse is a biotechnology company devoted to the pursuit of DNA vaccine therapeutics and delivery systems, ... mechanism of electroporation is not ... The world leader in the field of electroporation...
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