Nurses File Cal-OSHA Complaint After Hospital Refuses to Supply Swine Flu Masks for Units with Infected Patients
OAKLAND, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- RNs from the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee (CNA/NNOC) have filed an urgent plea with the state of California to step in and force Sutter Solano Hospital to provide nurses with proper safety equip...
SEIU Local Union UHW-W Refuses to Take Action With Other SEIU Local Unions Against CNA
As CNA Escalates Union-Busting Raids on SEIU Members...
LOS ANGELES, April 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the California
Nurses Association escalates shameful and recently violent efforts to raid
nurse members from SEIU
Nicole Kidman Refuses to Kick the Butt!
Academy award winner Nicole Kidman is determined not to give up smoking because she believes that one has to 'enjoy life a little'.
The Moulin Rouge star said that she is an occasional smoker and agrees that smoking is 'addictive'.
However, the 39-year-old is sure that she will war...
FDA Refuses to Lift Ban on Blood Donation by Gays
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has declared that the life-time ban on donation of blood by gay men will stay, at least for now.
Thus it has turned down pleas by associations like the Red Cross and AABB (formerly known as the American Association of Blood Banks) to reverse the ban in...
Court Refuses to Intervene for Law on Surrogate Motherhood
The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked a woman advocate, seeking judicial intervention for enactment of a law on the issue of surrogate motherhood and hiring of wombs// in India, to instead approach the government.
A division bench of Chief Justice M.K. Sarma and Justice Sanjiv Khanna directed ...
Bombay HC Refuses Mandatory HIV Tests
The Bombay High Court has refused to grant directions for mandatory HIV/ AIDS testing before taking up a job or before marriage.//
However they have asked the Maharashtra government to consider framing a policy for the same.
The court was hearing a PIL filed by an NGO, Maharashtra Law Gra...
Individual Affected With Bird Flu Refuses Hospitalization
A 17-year-old farmer, Umar Aup, from a remote village in West Java who tested positive for bird flu has refused hospitalization insisting he has a common flu and not avian// influenza.
Efforts to persuade the Indonesian teenager to undergo treatment at a hospital in Bandung by health authorit...
Bank Refuses Services to Down's Girl
18-year-old girl, Charlotte Rusher with Down's Syndrome was denied an account at a branch of the Barclays bank, which declared// that she was 'mentally incompetent'.
Charlotte and her mother Wendy from Ipswich, were appalled at the treatment meted out to them from the Barclays bank staff.
Man Refuses To Take Wife Home Until Drug Is Given
Kevin Piper, a New Zealander says that he was forced to take dramatic action in order to ensure that his insulin dependent diabetic wife received her medications. // He says the local DHB began trying to get his wife's anti-nausea drug only after he refused to take her from the hospital unless prov...
Stone Refuses the Disclosure of the Report in Public
Michael Stone is the convicted murderer of Lin Russell and her six-year-old daughter, Megan. Now he is fighting to prevent the publication of a report// which details widespread failures by the authorities in the months before he killed them. From his point of view he says that the disclosure of th...
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Saved by junk DNA
... Scientists used to believe that most of the DNA outside of genes, the so-called non-coding DNA, is useless trash that has sneaked into our genome and refuses
to leave. One commonly known example of such 'junk DNA' are the so-called tandem repeats, short stretches of DNA that are repeated head-to-tail. 'At f...
Seeing Alzheimer's amyloids
...teins fold, but what drives amyloid formation?
Its a question that has dogged structural biologists and biochemists for a long time but stubbornly refuses
elucidation. Researchers using x-ray crystallography have so far been unable to obtain crystals from fibrils of full-length polypeptide chains. Struct...
OHSU researchers demonstrate how white blood cells cannibalize virus-infected cells
...re not fond of eating infected fibroblasts, a type of cell found in connective tissue. They're sort of like a 5-year-old who loves to eat cookies, but refuses
to eat their brussels sprouts."
The researchers believe that these findings may be useful as a method for determining a vaccine's effectiveness dur...
Protein folding: Building a strong foundation
... most stable parts of a protein are also the parts that fold first.
The findings appear in the Sept. 13 issue of the journal Structure.
to choose between form and function when it comes to protein folding; each protein's function is directly related to its shape, and when proteins misf...
Open microfluidic and nanofluidic systems
...surface channels as microcompartments. However, if one actually tries to fill these channels with a certain liquid, one observes that the liquid often refuses
to enter the channels. In fact, as shown in the new PNAS study, liquids at surface channels can attain a large variety of different wetting morphologi...
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Icahn Indicates That Biogen Board Refuses To Close Polls
NEW YORK, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Carl Icahn announced today that Biogen is acting in its usual shareholder unfriendly way by manipulating the annual meeting of shareholders in order the prevent the votes that have been submitted from being counted. They are doing so in order to attempt to keep tw...
Trinity Biotech Management Refuses to Honor Call for a Special Meeting of Shareholders
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- In refusing to a request for a
special shareholders meeting to consider the removal and replacement of its
current directors, management of Trinity Biotech plc (Nasdaq: TRIB ), an
Ireland-based developer and manufacturer of diagnostic products whose
Biovail Concerned Shareholders Want Open Debate
... Biovail CEO refuses
to Meet; Concerned Shareholders Believe It Reflects
Unwillingness To Confront Issues and to Reveal His Inexperience and Lack of ...
Genetic Testing for All: QTrait Offers Industry's Least Expensive, Most Secure DNA Tests With TRUSTe Certification
...'s entire genome. To help make this
type of information more accessible, QTrait offers the market's least
expensive pricing, starting at $99.
TO DISCLOSE DNA RESULTS TO THIRD PARTIES
People are unaware that many providers of DNA tests have contractual
clauses that allow them to sell or rel...
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Berbee puts people first to deliver high-quality technology
..., Berbee has channeled these philosophies to create one of the largest and most versatile information technology providers in the Midwest. The company refuses
to stay still in its market space, regularly training their staff and adding to their service options.
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Corporate name change challenges
...tire organization trembles with this notion that it might end up with BlueCOM, as a preferred choice of half of the entire staff, while the other half refuses
to wear baby-blue uniforms and are threatening to quit.
Of course they have also read some of the horror stories of corporate name changes and how ...
Kanavas rips Doyle for taxing Internet
...ating low support for what he called a scheme that would inhibit small business and economic growth.
He said Doyle can stop collecting the tax, but refuses
to do so. They are collecting the tax, and it's hurting the technology industry and it's hurting Wisconsin, Kanavas said. You can't be in the position...
A Midwest life-science odyssey comes full circle
... agricultural biotech is at least 15 to 20 years behind pharmaceutical biotech, having emerged only in the last 10 or so years. Much of Western Europe refuses
to adopt any of the biotech crops, so this increase is even more remarkable when you exclude this large area (although six countries in the European U...
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