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It's Here! Lockport Memorial Ramps up Siemens MR System for Local Community

'Win an MRI' contest winner provides in-house MR exams with the MAGNETOM ESSENZA LOCKPORT, N.Y., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- After much anticipation and an outpouring of community support during last year's "Win an MRI" contest, an excited crowd of friends, employees and patrons of Lockport Memor...

Swedish Medical Center Ramps up Search Engine Marketing Efforts With 90octane

Denver interactive marketing agency 90octane will strategize and implement SEO and PPC campaigns DENVER, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Swedish Medical Center, based in Englewood, CO, has hired 90octane LLC to reinstate its search engine marketing (SEM) program. The Denver-bas...

Jopari Ramps Up Texas eBill Production With National and Regional Carriers and Medical Billing Technology Suppliers

eBill Processing Systems Align with Leading Stakeholders to Boost Health Care Provider ANSI ASC X12 837 Bill Submissions and Infrastructure for Medical EDI Transactions CONCORD, Calif., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Jopari Solutions, Inc., a leading P&C industry bill cycle...

National Alliance for Hispanic Health Ramps Up Lobbying for SCHIP Veto Override

State Delegations of Major Community-Organization CEOs to Meet with Members of Congress This Week WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The senior leadership of major community-based Hispanic health organizations will converge on Capitol Hill this week to lobby for a congressional o...

Green Seal Ramps Up Environmental Standard for Household Cleaners

Green Seal Inc. - the Largest Independent Ecolabel in the U.S. WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green Seal(TM) released the new GS-8, Green Seal's Environmental Standard for Household Cleaners. The original standard was developed in 1993, but with ever-increasing discoverie...

Medica Uses Hallmark Insights to Drive Participation in My Health Manager From Medica(Sm)

...alth assessment has been a terrific way to encourage participation, and the fact that our members are able to choose from a wide variety of incentives ramps up the excitement and engagement because they can select something they actually want." Prior to partnering with Hallmark Insights, Medica ...

United Spinal Association's 2009 Independence Expo Aug 7th-8th in Orlando: Improving Life for the Disabled and the Aging

...ip is free and is open to all individuals with spinal cord disorders. United Spinal was instrumental in getting New York City to create sidewalk curb ramps and accessible public transportation that has been used as a model for many US cities. Available Topic Expert(s): For information on the lis...

Mom on Mission for Quality, Affordable Healthcare for All Drives Purple Bus Across Nation Gathering Stories

...DC later this month ATLANTA, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As lawmakers wrangle over health reform legislation and the insurance industry ramps up its opposition to reform, one mom is making sure people's voices are heard. Kathie McClure, an Atlanta mother, has logged more than 16,500 miles th...

Paralysis Population Survey Shows Over a Million More Paralyzed Than Previously Estimated; Five Times More People Live With Spinal Cord Injury

...can achieve our long-term objectives." Findings about socio-economic status are particularly concerning. Basic supports are available -- such as ramps and in-home caregivers -- that allow those living with spinal cord injury and paralysis to continue to work and to improve their quality of life. In ...

BPO Management Services Announces Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008

...ecurring revenue contracts. Concurrent with this effort, expenses for this segment were higher, as a percentage of revenue, than normal as the Company ramps up to support new contract revenue. Typically, there is a 3 to 6 month lag after contract signing before new revenue commences, while customer systems...
ramps in Medical Products

6702W Oversized Wheelchair Scales

Description:...nts in electric and oversized wheelchairs. The platform height is still a mere 2" providing high stability and easy wheelchair access. With its access ramps folded up, the 6702 may also be used as a stand-on or chair scale. Model 6702SP is available with a 35"W X 30"D X 2"H platform....
Company:Scale-Tronix, Inc.

6772 Adjustable Wheelchair Scale

Description:...wide wheelchairs (18" to 43") and wheelchairs with anti-tip devices. The low-profile, heavy-duty, anodized aluminum weighing platform is equipped with ramps less than 1/2" high providing easy access for large patients. Weight is displayed on a wall-mounted, stainless steel digital readout. The 6772 has the...
Company:Scale-Tronix, Inc.
ramps in Biological News

Engineer ramps up protein production, develops versatile viral spheres

Scientists are taking the amazing protein-making parts out of cells and putting them into systems to mass-produce designer proteins for a wide variety of medical uses. At the annual meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS) Sept. 13 in San Francisco, Stanford engineering Professor James Swartz...

Understanding natural crop defenses

... caused by caterpillars and their ilk nibbling on foliage. They increase the production of defense-related hormones, particularly jasmonic acid, which ramps up the concentration of chemicals that make plants unpalatable or at least less nutritious for herbivores. "Such responses incur what is known as o...

Johns Hopkins scientists pull protein's tail to curtail cancer

...The Hopkins team already has shown the first evidence that adding the modified PTEN to cells that lack PTEN not only restores normal enzyme levels but ramps up PTEN activity and quells the cell growth signal. ...

Many US public schools in 'air pollution danger zone'

...g of new schools within 500 feet (168 meters) of a busy road. New Jersey is moving a bill through the legislature to require highway entrance and exit ramps to be at least 1,000 feet from schools. ...

Researchers discover link between organ transplantation and increased cancer risk

...search , researchers at Harvard Medical School found in animal and laboratory experiments that the anti-rejection, immunosuppressive drug cyclosporine ramps up expression of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), which signals the growth of new blood vessels that can feed tumors. They also found tha...

Single-celled bacterium works 24-7

...osynthesis and sugar production, as expected. At night, however, Cyanothece ramps up the expression of genes governing a surprising number of vital processes... glycogen granules, filling its chemical gas tank. At night, the Cyanothece ramps up production of nitrogenase to fix nitrogen, as expected. Since nitrogen f...

Many African-Americans have a gene that prolongs life after heart failure

...r-flight" response it increases cardiac output to give a sudden burst of energy. In heart failure, decreased blood flow from the struggling heart ramps up the body's secretion of adrenaline to compensate for a lower blood flow. Overproduction of the hormone makes the weakened heart pump harder, but ev...

Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, March 2008

...le has been accepted in Physical Review Letters and is expected to be published soon. With an eventual beam power of 1.4 megawatts, every time the SNS ramps up, it will set a new neutron production standard. [Contact: Bill Cabage, (865) 574-4399; cabagewh@ornl.gov ] ...

Prostate cancer: Watchful wait or vaccinate?

...therapeutic vaccines under development. PSCA, a membrane protein, is over-expressed in about one-third of early-stage prostate cancers, but expression ramps up in all prostate tumors as they grow and advance. PSCA is also expressed at low-levels in normal prostate gland tissue as well as in the bladder, co...

A simple feedback resistor switch keeps latent HIV from awakening

...mes dormant, turning off its genes and laying low until awakened by som e trigger from its environment. When that trigger is pulled, the virus quickly ramps up production of proteins through built-in positive-feedback loops that turn up gene transcription. (In positive feedback, production of something sti...
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Silicon Logic Engineering Ramps Up Custom Chips

Interview with SLE President Jeff West Eau Claire, Wis.In a business world where even very specialized services and products quickly become commodities, Silicon Logic Engineering is staying one step ahead of the rat race. The Eau Claire-based company specializes in design and verification o...

New UW master's program ramps up to fill demand for biotech skills

Madison, Wis. The second-ever group of Master of Science in Biotechnology students will walk across the stage for their diplomas at the University of Wisconsin-Madison this weekend. For the past two years they've worked closely within a group of 20 classmates, up from last year's pilot class o...

Aztech Controls Introduces Standardized Gas Sticks for Semiconductor Tool Hook Up

...en its concepts with many of the world's largest micro-chip manufacturers, delivering better than 96% from stock, for projects ranging from large tool ramps to the occasional tool install or tool relocation. Gas sticks available from stock are intended for high purity services and lower purity compress...

NeuroFocus Names John Polich, World-Renowned Scientist in Brain Function and Cognition, to Head Global NeuroLab Operations

...ed preeminent cognitive neuroscientist John Polich, Ph.D., as its Director of Global NeuroLab Operations. The company made this selection as it ramps up the rollout of NeuroLabs in the U.S. and targets expansion in the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Germany, Japan, Korea, India, and China as well. ...

Valor Medical Closes $1.4 Million Convertible Debt and Receives ISO 13485 Certification

...d over 6.4 years," Mr. Adams announced. Valor Medical expects to sell product by the end of 2009 and will be raising additional capital as the company ramps up sales, marketing and distribution in Europe. For additional information, visit Valor Medical's web site, http://www.valormedical.com ...

HistoRx Names Bill Sullivan Senior Vice President, Diagnostic Operations

... -Company ramps up clinical diagnostics product development- NEW HAVEN, Conn., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- HistoRx, Inc., announced today that William C. Sullivan has j...

GE Energy to market SNS-developed detector electronics system

... It has large-area detector coverage, extremely low power requirements and digital communication capability. "It is exciting that, even as the SNS ramps up to its full power of 1.4 megawatts, technologies from its development are already finding their way to the marketplace," said ORNL Director Thom Ma...

Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, March 2008

...le has been accepted in Physical Review Letters and is expected to be published soon. With an eventual beam power of 1.4 megawatts, every time the SNS ramps up, it will set a new neutron production standard. [Contact: Bill Cabage, (865) 574-4399; cabagewh@ornl.gov ] ...

Leaders Rally from The Valley

...cles: Eau Claire Manufacturer Drives Your PC Eau Claire Pulls Together, Forms Million-Dollar Technology Loan Program Silicon Logic Engineering ramps Up Custom Chips Chippewa Valley Embraces Nanotechnology Chippewa Valley Draws Defense Dollars Cray Rides Again ...

Are women opting out or shut out from career tracks?

... the air must be pretty bad. A new Harvard Business Review article, " On ramps and Off Ramps: Keeping Talented Women on the Road to Success ", by Sylvia A...ceed in doing so. The authors assert that while off-ramps are plentiful, on ramps are few and far-between and extremely costly. Indeed, the article claims th...
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