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Kansas Delegation: GAO Report Short on Expertise, Long on Errors; NBAF Critical to Protect Nation's Food Supply

U.S. Senators Pat Roberts and Sam Brownback, and U.S. Representatives Lynn Jenkins, Dennis Moore, Jerry Moran and Todd Tiahrt today released the following statement regarding the Government Accountability Office's report on the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) analysis of whether Foot and ...

Researchers Discover the Tale Behind Short Dogs

Dachshunds, corgis and others may trace their height to an evolutionary event THURSDAY, July 30 (HealthDay News) -- Certain breeds of dogs may have developed distinctively short legs following a single change to the genetic code during their evolution, according to a finding that may ...

Actuaries: Federal Long-Term Care Legislation Falls Short on Coverage Goals

WASHINGTON, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a recent analysis by a nonpartisan group of actuaries, the currently proposed benefit structure in the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports Act (CLASS Act) will require premiums that may exceed affordable levels for...

Omega-3 Fatty Acid Falls Short in Alzheimer's Trials

No significant benefits seen with DHA, either in terms of prevention or treatment SUNDAY, July 12 (HealthDay News) -- Two trials that looked at whether the omega-3 fatty acid DHA might treat or prevent Alzheimer's disease have produced mixed results. The studies were done because o...

Calling All Aspiring Filmmakers! The In The Know Short Film Competition Announces Call for Entries Women and Couples Encouraged to Enter TODAY, Share Their Fertility Stories and Inspire Others

Lights, camera, action! To provide support and hope to the 7.3 million Americans affected by infertility, RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association and Fertility LifeLines™, a free patient resource provided by EMD Serono, are holding the first-ever In The Know Short Film Competition. ...

While the Dangers of Sun Exposure are Widely Understood Americans Fall Short of Adequately Protecting Themselves from the Sun

NEUTROGENA(R) Releases Results of Sun Protection Survey LOS ANGELES, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, so why did 60% of American adults report that they rarely or never put on sunscreen ? NEUTROGENA (R) , the #1 dermatologist reco...

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Alzheimer's Foundation of America Survey: Americans With Memory Concerns Fall Short of Talking to Doctors

NEW YORK, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An overwhelming number of Americans with memory concerns fail to report this health issue with their doctors despite visits within the past six months, according to results released today of a survey of participants in the Alzheimer's Foundation of ...

Clinical Benefits Demonstrated with Low-Dose GATTEX(TM) in Phase 3 Short Bowel Syndrome Study

Conference Call Today at 9 am ET BEDMINSTER, N.J., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: NPSP ) today reported top-line results from the company's Phase 3 study of its investigational drug GATTEX(TM) (teduglutide, recombinant GLP-2) in which ...

Norditropin(R) Approved for Treatment of Children with Short Stature Associated with Turner Syndrome

Treatment with Norditropin increases gain in height for girls with Turner syndrome PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Novo Nordisk today announced that Norditropin(R) (somatropin [rDNA origin] injection) received approval from the U.S. Food and Dr...

Norditropin(R) Approved for Treatment of Children with Short Stature Associated with Turner Syndrome

Treatment with Norditropin increases gain in height for girls with Turner syndrome PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Novo Nordisk today announced that Norditropin(R) (somatropin [rDNA origin] injection) received approval from the U.S. Food and Dr...

Copaxone Treatment over Two Years after Short Term Induction with Mitoxantrone Provided Sustained Benefits to Active Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Patients

KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 4, 2007 - New data have demonstrated that relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) patients treated with COPAXONE(R) (glatiramer acetate injection) following brief immunosuppression with mitoxantrone experienced a 90 percent reduction in magnetic resonanc...

Tiny Cup Attached to Eye Improves Drug Delivery For Retinal Diseases

...time (weeks to months). Currently drops, periocular injections and intraocular injections are used to deliver medications to the eye but generally for short periods of time. Dr. Murphree, who is a recipient of a National Institutes of Health RAID grant which provides funding for the development of p...
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T-Cell Immunodeficiency Short Profile

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P-Series Cystourethroscope Short Bridge, examining

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WellPro Automated Liquid Handler tm Short Base

Description: The WP1000S is a shortened base version of the WellPro that is shortened 5 inches to facilitate fitting into smaller biohazard hoods....
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Acute care

... Acute care refers to necessary treatment of a disease for only a short period of time in which a patient is treated for a brief but severe episode... care rendered in an emergency department, ambulatory care clinic, or other short term stay facility. An important aspect of the current health care crisis i...

Body shaping

...f deep venous thrombosis or clotting disorders along with a high BMI and other medical risk factors, the surgeon will probably insist on doing several short procedures in a hospital setting to insure maximum safety for the patient. The following are the individual components of body contouring: Ar...

Episodic memory

...Some researchers believe that episodic memories always rely on the hippocampus . Others believe the hippocampus only stores episodic memories for a short time, after which the memories are consolidated to the neocortex . The latter view is strengthened by recent evidence that neurogenesis in the ad...

Extracorporeal shockwave therapy

...fice in less than 10 minutes. The patient is able to walk out on their own power with the major complaint of a thumping feeling on their heel. View a short video of the procedure Because re-inflammation is being introduced, the patient cannot take anti-inflammatory medication afterward, nor should they...

Family history (medicine)

...ted in cystic fibrosis , hemochromatosis and various other disorders. References ^ Rich EC, Burke W, Heaton CJ, Haga S, Pinsky L, short MP, Acheson L. Reconsidering the family history in primary care. J Gen Intern Med 2004;19:273-80. PMID 15009784 . ...

Pathology

...Cells and tissues may respond to injury and stress by specific mechanisms, which may vary accroding to the cell types and nature of the injury. In the short term, cells may activate specific genetic programs to protect their vital proteins and organelles from heat shock or hypoxia , and may activate...
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X-Ray

...tory of the X-Ray and the invention of x-ray machine and CAT-Scans -sp xray . ... xray . medical. X-Ray . X-rays are electromagnetic waves of short ... Detailed information on x-ray , including information on how the procedure is performed ... a break in a bone, the x-ray beam passes throug...

Widely spaced teeth

... Widely spaced teeth can be a temporary condition related to normal growth and ... long eyelashes, low-set ears, widely spaced teeth , a short upturned nose and ... ...

Von Hippel-Lindau

... Overview: von Hippel - Lindau (VHL) disease, von Hippel - Lindau syndrome, is a rare ... The von Hippel - Lindau gene is located on the short arm of chromosome 3 (3p26-p25) ... Overview: von Hippel - Lindau disease (or von Hippel disease) exhibits the ... von Hippel - Lind...

VLDL

...stands for very low density lipoprotein. ... VLDL contains the highest amount of triglycerides. VLDL is considered a type of bad ... VLDL is short for very low density lipoprotein. ... In order to understand VLDL better, it may be helpful to understand a little ... VLDL contains the highe...

Umbilicus

...ting the umbilicus ... Retraction of the umbilicus during voiding as an initial sign of a ... " umbilicus " in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles short (1879), A Latin Dictionary ... Retrieved from "http://en.wiktionary.org /wiki/ umbilicus " ... Acupuncture Resource, Reference, and Research for ...

Turner syndrome

... Henry Turner first described Turner syndrome , which is one of ... Turner syndrome is caused by the absence of one set of genes from the short arm ... ...
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Study suggests genetic connection between short stature and arthritis

ANN ARBOR, Mich.---Common genetic variants linked to arthritis may also play a role in human height, a new study shows. The international study was co-led by the University of Michigan School of Public Health. The journal Nature Genetics will publish the findings online Jan. 13. The new stu...

Cells selectively absorb short nanotubes

DNA-wrapped single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) shorter than about 200 nanometers readily enter into human lung cells and so may pose an increased risk to health, according to scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The results of their laboratory studies appear...

New cancer drug delivery system is effective and reversible

...o spare healthy cells, and ideally its effects will be reversible, to cut short any potentially dangerous side effects. University of Illinois researche...m turned its attention to small molecules called aptamers. "Aptamers are short strands of DNA or RNA; they are highly efficient binders, and are very easy...

Climate-caused biodiversity booms and busts in ancient plants and mammals

...cene epoch and found that diversity increased and declined with rising and falling temperatures. The Eocene began about 56 million years ago with a short period of increased warming, when many modern groups of mammals first appeared in North America, probably by emigrating from other areas. The period t...

'Green' energy from algae

...cell constituents from the algae that can be used for energy production", says Mller. "The plant cells are exposed to a high electric field for a very short term. This causes a perforation of the cell membrane and the constituents are released." Cooperation of both working groups now aims at bundling th...

Urban water ecology at the ESA annual meeting

...ata on fish populations in lakes across North America. At undeveloped lakes, insect outbreaks often happen in pulses, in which insects emerge over a short time period, but Francis and her team found no signs of these pulses in highly developed areas. This disparity was apparent in fish food availability:...

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PDHI Launches Short Form of Its ConXus Profile Health Assessment

BERNARDSVILLE, N.J., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Protocol Driven Healthcare , Inc. (PDHI) now offers a short form of its health risk assessment (HRA), the ConXus(R) Profile. The shorter format facilitates completion by populations with low literacy and reduces processing costs of paper assessments...

25 Short Films About Top-Level Research on swissinfo.ch

BERN, Switzerland, November 11 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the "SCIENCEsuisse" project, swissinfo.ch is presenting profiles of 25 Swiss scientists from the broadest range of disciplines. The focus is on Switzerland's high international reputation as a centre of research. SCIENCEsuisse is an SRG...

Federal nanotech risk research plan still comes up short

WASHINGTON, DC An improved but still flawed government-wide plan for nanotechnology risk research is the result of a broken system. Federally-funded studies essential to managing possible risks from this cutting-edge technology should be guided by a top-down strategy tied to projected commercial...

Proposed Illinois broadband act falls short

Last week, I was sent an announcement of pending Illinois broadband legislation (20 ILCS 3921/10), which was announced on Jan. 25. Here's its synopsis: Creates the Universal Access to Broadband Services Act. Requires the Department of Central Management Services (CMS) to create and maintain a map...

OncoGenex Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... June 30, December 2009 31, 2008 Assets: Cash, cash equivalents and short term investments $ 5,701 $12,419 Amounts and investment tax credit receivable 407 1,243 Prepaid and other current ass...

UCLA welcomes startup to new incubator space at California NanoSystems Institute

...projects that originate at UCLA. The incubator offers shared, flexible lab space dedicated to housing eight to 10 early-stage incubation projects for short periods of time. "The incubator program is an important way for UCLA to make the fruits of our world-class faculty's research available to the publ...

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P5T Series Short Stroke Thrust Slide from Parker Hannifin Corporation

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Dictionary of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology from Promega

Description:... A.D. Smith et.al. (1997) • Contains short but informative entries on current biochemistry & molecular biology, arranged under more than 17,000 headwords. Entries give details of biochemical su...
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Chicken Anti-DCTD (dCMP deaminase) Polyclonal Antibody, Unconjugated from GenWay Biotech, Inc.

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Rabbit Anti-Human Melanoma antigen, family C, 1 (MAGEC1) Polyclonal Antibody, Unconjugated from Lifespan Biosciences

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Suction Cups and Assemblies from Parker Hannifin Corporation

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PureLink 96 PCR Purification Kit from Invitrogen

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Adaptive radiation

...pment of lung fish during the Devonian period , about 300 million years ago. The dynamics of adaptive radiation is such that, within a relatively short time, many species derive from a single or a few ancestor species. From this large number of genetic combinations, only a few can survive on long term...

Alcohol

... 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 more carbon...

Alfred Russel Wallace

...ory that Darwin had worked on for twenty years, but had yet to publish. Darwin wrote in a letter to Charles Lyell : "he could not have made a better short abstract! Even his terms now stand as heads of my chapters!" Although Wallace had not requested that his essay be published, Charles Lyell and Jose...

Alpha helix

...re arranged at the outside of the helix. The N-H group of amino acid (n) can establish a hydrogen bond with the C=O group of amino acid (n+4). short polypeptides usually are not able to adopt the alpha helical structure, since the entropic cost associated with the folding of the polypeptide cha...

Amino acid

...hemical properties 5 Uses of substances derived from amino acids Overview Amino acids are biochemical building blocks. They form short polymer chains called peptides or polypeptides which in turn form structures called proteins . Twenty amino acids are encoded by the standard...

Apoptosis

...inds to IAPs, and in doing so "inhibits the inhibitors", effectively preventing them from arresting the apoptotic process. But before we go on to a short description of how SMAC is released, lets take a look at two well-studied extrinsically induced apoptotic processes: the TNF and the Fas pathways. Kee...
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Xylem

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VNTR

... A Variable Number Tandem Repeat (or VNTR ) is a location in a genome where a short nucleotide sequence is organized as a tandem repeat. These can be found on many chromosomes, and often show variations in length between... VN...

Virology

... , including the viruses of vertebrates and invertebrates, plants, bacteria, and ... virology n. The study of viruses and viral diseases. ... A short Course on Virology / Vectorology / Gene Therapy, Current Gene Therapy, 2003, 3, 495-499 ... Virology is the study of viruses, complexes of nucl...

Vertebrates

...rtebrates have been described. ... These sites explain how vertebrates and invertebrates are classified in the animal kingdom. ... This is a short game that covers the different classes of vertebrates . ... ...

Untranslated RNA

... whose products are small RNA molecules apparently having major roles ... These genes produce untranslated RNA molecules that are processed into short (17 ... ... acid ( RNA ) is a ... RNA . 2.1 Untranslated Regions. 2.2 Anti-sense mRNA. 3 RNA ... uracil is appropriate for RNA , where quan...

Tracheophytes

...ticle about Tracheophytes . Information about Tracheophytes in the Columbia Encyclopedia, Computer Desktop Encyclopedia, computing dictionary. A short summary of Introduction to Plants. This free synopsis covers all the ... The more highly evolved tracheophytes , on the other hand, have developed .....
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