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Swine Flu Pandemic Sparks Travel Insurance Panic Buying, Says Confused.com

"Every holiday maker should ensure they are adequately covered." Cardiff (PRWEB) April 29, 2009 -- Travel insurance quotes at Confused.com have increased by 62%* amid fears over the spread of swine flu. As one country becomes off limits for holidaymakers, th...

Microsoft Windows Embedded Announces Winner of SPARKs Will Fly Developer Contest

Doug Conn awarded $15,000 for envisioning the 'home of the future' through The Smart Pill. SAN JOSE, Calif., April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At the Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) Silicon Valley 2009 yesterday, Microsoft Corp. announced Doug Conn as the winner of the Microsoft Windows Emb...

Innovative Plans by Major Arizona-Based Developer Sparks Landmark Energy Conservation Legislation in Multiple States to Urge Federal Action at Wall Street Journal Conference This Week with Gore, Google CEO & T. Boone Pickens

Follows Agreement with Microsoft to Improve, Automate Health Care in Master-Planned Communities SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- His company owns tens of thousands of acres across the West but it's his company's ideas that are sparking legislation in multiple states that would radic...

Team learns how cellular protein detects viruses and sparks immune response

A study led by researchers at the University of Illinois reveals how a cellular protein recognizes an invading virus and alerts the body to the infection. The research, described this week in the journal Science and led by Illinois physics professor and Howard Hughes Medical Institute invest...

Gastric Bypass Success Sparks Debate

Should older people and those with diabetes have the weight-loss surgery? SUNDAY, Dec. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Recent studies showing that gastric bypass surgery extends the lives of obese patients is forcing surgeons to make tough decisions about who should go under the knife and who s...

Lung transplants in cystic fibrosis patients with life-threatening bacteria sparks debate at ISHLT

Boston, MA (April 11, 2008) During Wednesdays Satellite Symposium 3: The Challenges of Lung Transplantation in Cystic Fibrosis (CF) at the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions, clinicians and researchers discussed some of the unique ...

Men Are Vein Too: Innovative Treatment Sparks Unexpected Consumer Trend

ATLANTA, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The health and beauty industry is currently experiencing an unexpected consumer trend: a growing number of men are seeking spider and varicose vein treatments for both health and aesthetic reasons. While the overall number of men undergoing cosmetic procedure...

Rutgers center sparks 'liquid bandage,' a new frontline wound treatment

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. The Center for Military Biomaterials Research (CeMBR), part of the New Jersey Center for Biomaterials at Rutgers University, has enabled the development of a breakthrough spray-on dressing for injuries. The trademarked GelSpray Liquid Bandage by BioCure Inc., a medical device ...

Baby Bump Sparks Off Pregnancy Rumours Again for Holmes

Katie Holmes sparked of pregnancy rumours once again when she was pictured with baby bump . The actress appeared for the New York premiere of John Travolta starrer Hairspray dressed in a figure-hugging black dress that seemed to show of her bump, reports the Daily Mail. Holmes sparke...

Kate Middleton's Thin Frame Sparks Off Health Concerns

Prince Wiliam's ex-girlfriend Kate Middleton's curvaceous figure has suddenly gone too thin. Middleton, who has always been in style for her slender but athletic figure, is donning a rather skinny look these days. In her recent appearances Kate appeared painfully thin, bony and alm...

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Lung Transplants in Cystic Fibrosis Patients With Life-Threatening Bacteria Sparks Debate at ISHLT Meeting

BOSTON, April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- During Wednesday's Satellite Symposium 3: The Challenges of Lung Transplantation in Cystic Fibrosis (CF) at the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions, clinicians and researchers discussed some of th...

Halozyme Therapeutics Begins Phase 1 Clinical Trial of Bisphosphonate Administered With rHuPH20 Enzyme

... and Exchange Commission. Halozyme Contact Media Contacts Robert H. Uhl Karen sparks / Joleen Schultz Senior Director, Investor Relations Mentus (858) 704-8264 (858) 455-5500, x275/x215 r...

Halozyme Therapeutics Announces Roche Begins Phase 1 Clinical Trial and Selects Fourth Exclusive Biologic Target

...ecurities and Exchange Commission. Halozyme Contact Media Contacts Robert H. Uhl Karen sparks / Joleen Schultz Senior Director, Investor Relations Mentus (858) 704-8264 (858) 455-5500, x275/x215 ruhl...

Halozyme Therapeutics Announces Positive Findings With Pegylated Enzyme in Prostate Cancer Models

...ngs with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Halozyme Contact Media Contacts Robert H. Uhl Karen sparks / Joleen Schultz Senior Director, Investor Relations Mentus (858) 704-8264 (858) 455-5500, x275/x215 ruhl@halozyme.com ...

Halozyme Therapeutics Announces That Chemophase Meets Primary Endpoint in Phase I/IIa Clinical Trial

...ecurities and Exchange Commission. Halozyme Contact Media Contacts Robert H. Uhl Karen sparks / Joleen Schultz Senior Director, Investor Relations Mentus (858) 704-8264 (858) 455-5500, x275/x215 ruhl@...

Halozyme Therapeutics Announces Phase I Clinical Trial Results Demonstrating that the Combination of Recombinant Human Hyaluronidase (rHuPH20) With Humulin R(R) and with Humalog(R) Yields Faster, More Physiologic Insulin Kinetics and Better Predictability

...th the Securities and Exchange Commission. Halozyme Contact Media Contacts Robert H. Uhl Karen sparks / Joleen Schultz Senior Director, Investor Relations Mentus (858) 704-8264 (858) 455-5500, x275/x215 ruhl@halozyme....

Halozyme Therapeutics Presents Findings on Combinations of rHuPH20 Enzyme With Bisphosphonates at the American Association for Cancer Research Conference

...10-Q, and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Halozyme Contact Media Contacts David A. Ramsay Karen sparks / Joleen Schultz Chief Financial Officer Mentus (858) 704-8260 (858) 455-5500, x275/x215 dramsay@halozyme.com karen@ment...

Halozyme Therapeutics Presents Pre-Clinical Studies of Systemic Delivery of Pegylated rHuPH20 Enyzme in Prostate Cancer Models at American Association for Cancer Research Conference

...r filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Halozyme Contact Media Contacts David A. Ramsay Karen sparks / Joleen Schultz Chief Financial Officer Mentus (858) 704-8260 (858) 455-5500, x275/x215 dramsay@halozyme.com ...

Halozyme Therapeutics Announces Peer-Reviewed Publications of the INFUSE-LR Clinical Trial Results and Clinical Practice Experience With Hylenex

...-Q, and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Halozyme Contact Media Contacts David A. Ramsay Karen sparks / Joleen Schultz Chief Financial Officer Mentus (858) 704-8260 (858) 455-5500, x275/x215 dramsay@halozyme.com karen@m...

Halozyme Therapeutics Completes Enrollment in Chemophase Phase I/IIa Clinical Trial for Superficial Bladder Cancer

...lshorn & Associates (858) 794-8881 (310) 691-7100 dramsay@halozyme.com dmarkley@lhai.com Media Contacts Karen sparks / Joleen Schultz Mentus (858) 455-5500, x275/x215 karen@mentus.com jschultz@mentus.com ...
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A thirst for blood sparks toxic algal blooms

The blooming of toxic algae that occurs during the summer conceal a fight for life and death. Scientists at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, propose in an article published in the journal PNAS that algal blooms are created when aggressive algae kill and injure their competitors in order to ...

Volcanoes may have provided sparks and chemistry for first life

GREENBELT, Md. - Lightning and gases from volcanic eruptions could have given rise to the first life on Earth, according to a new analysis of samples from a classic origin-of-life experiment by NASA and university researchers. The NASA-funded result is the subject of a paper in Science appearing...

Freshman class sparks start-up company

Thinking like an entrepreneur begins early for students at Wake Forest University, where last year six freshmen got so excited about their first-year seminar in biophysics they started a company. Armed with a three-phase business plan, they are raising start-up funds through grants and private ...

Researchers learn what sparks plant growth

A secret long held by plants has been revealed by Howard Hughes Medical Institute researchers. The new discovery, which builds on more than a decade of painstaking surveillance of cellular communication between different types of plant tissues, shows clearly for the first time how plants "decide" t...

Iron Deficiency Sparks Dramatic Changes In Gene Expression

Researchers at Duke University Medical Center have demonstrated for the first time what happens inside a cell when it is deprived of the essential nutrient iron. Iron is found abundantly in red meats, shellfish dried fruits, whole grains, spinach, seeds and other foods. Their study in yeast cells d...

SIRT1 takes down tumors

...s cells expressing c-Myc into nude mice that lack immune defenses. Boosting production of SIRT1 blocked tumor formation. How deacetylation of c-Myc sparks its destruction is still a mystery. The researchers say that the results don't necessarily conflict with studies suggesting that SIRT1 is pro-tumor. W...

Names turn preschoolers into vegetable lovers

..., the researchers believe the same naming tricks can work with children. "I've been using this with my kids," said researcher Collin Payne, "Whatever sparks their imagination seems to spark their appetite." ...

What makes an axon an axon?

...al of Cell Biology, will be available online Nov. 10. At the junction between the axon and the cell body is the axon initial segment (AIS), which sparks action potentials. Researchers also suspect that the AIS enables an axon to maintain its identity. Although scientists have teased out some of the mol...

Emotion and scent create lasting memories -- even in a sleeping brain

...long-term memories, especially involving other individuals. "We can all relate to the experience of walking into a room and smelling something that sparks a vivid, emotional memory about a family member from years or even decades ago," says Stephen Shea, Ph.D., the lead author of the study published in ...

Adult stem cells activated in mammalian brain

...But we believe that all of the ependymal cells are stem cells, and that they all have the ability to be activated." Researchers don't know yet what sparks cell division at the molecular level, but learning that process and how to control it could lead to a safe, effective stem cell therapy. ...
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Collaboration Sparks Creation of New Grand Rapids Laboratory Focused on Women's Health

GVSU, WMSTI, Spectrum Health and MSU College of Human Medicine announce cooperative laboratory agreement GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Regional leaders in health care and education today announced the creation of a state-of-the-art laboratory, to be housed in ...

Notion of bandwidth spedometers for DSL, cable sparks controversy

Is the advertised high-speed Internet access you're paying for actually what you're receiving? Two weeks ago, the simple issue of whether DSL and high-speed cable providers should supply bandwidth speedometers to customers got many people talking nationwide, writes adjunct Northwestern professor Ja...

Patient Safety in Challenging Economic Times is Focus of NPSF Annual Congress on May 20-22

...reased vigilance from us all," explained Diane Pinakiewicz, President of the National Patient Safety Foundation, "and, as adversity threatens, it also sparks creativity and unique problem-solving, a mindset that is at the very heart of this year's Congress." Widely recognized as the definitive patien...

RVX-208 Exploratory Study Illustrates Early Potential for Alzheimer's Disease

...ities in areas of unmet need for our lead drug and our NexVas(TM) platform technology. We look forward to continue our research collaboration with Dr. sparks in this important medical area." About RVX-208 RVX-208, a first in class novel small molecule therapeutic that facilitates endogenous Apolipoprote...

Halozyme Therapeutics Reports 2008 Third Quarter Financial Results

... $80,753,113 $103,460,374 Halozyme Contact Media Contact Robert H. Uhl Karen sparks / Joleen Schultz Senior Director, Investor Relations Mentus (858) 704-8264 (858) 455-5500, x275/x215 ruhl@halo...

Halozyme Therapeutics Begins Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Insulin With rHuPH20 in Type 1 Diabetic Patients

...th the Securities and Exchange Commission. Halozyme Contact Media Contacts Robert H. Uhl Karen sparks / Joleen Schultz Senior Director, Investor Relations Mentus (858) 704-8264 (858) 455-5500, x275/x215 ruhl@halozyme...

Halozyme Therapeutics to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

...ore information visit http://www.halozyme.com . Halozyme Contact Media Contacts Robert H. Uhl Karen sparks / Joleen Schultz Senior Director, Investor Relations Mentus (858) 704-8264 (858) 455-5500, x275/x215 ruhl@halozyme.com ...

Halozyme Therapeutics to Host Research Day for Investors and Analysts

...et medical need. For more information visit http://www.halozyme.com . Halozyme Contact Media Contacts Robert H. Uhl Karen sparks / Joleen Schultz Senior Director, Mentus Investor Relations (858) 455-5500, x275/x215 (858) 704-8264 karen@mentus.co...

Halozyme Therapeutics Appoints Head of Endocrinology Clinical Development

... the Securities and Exchange Commission. Halozyme Contact Media Contacts Robert H. Uhl Karen sparks / Joleen Schultz Senior Director, Investor Relations Mentus (858) 704-8264 (858) 455-5500, x275/x215 ruhl@halozy...

Halozyme Therapeutics to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

...ozyme.com . Halozyme Contact Robert H. Uhl Senior Director, Investor Relations (858) 704-8264 ruhl@halozyme.com Media Contacts Karen sparks / Joleen Schultz Mentus (858) 455-5500, x275/x215 karen@mentus.com jschultz@mentus.com ...
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