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American Health Assistance Foundation & Asbury Methodist Village to Host Special Community Screening and Discussion of the HBO Series, The Alzheimer's Project

American Health Assistance Foundation Researcher Is Featured Facilitator CLARKSBURG, Md., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Health Assistance Foundation and Asbury Methodist Village are partnering to host a special community screening and discussion of the HBO S...

Schering-Plough to Webcast Special Meeting of Shareholders

KENILWORTH, N.J., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP ) will provide a live Webcast of its Special Shareholders Meeting being held on Friday, August 7, 2009, at 1:30 p.m. (EDT) regarding the proposed merger between Schering-Plough and Merck & Co....

Harvard Health Letter Special Section Features the Body's Unsung Marvels: The Feet

A special four-page section in the August 2009 Harvard Health Letter focuses on the feet and their common ailments. Dr. James Ioli, chief of podiatry at Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, served as guest editor. Boston (Vocus) August 6, 2009 -- W...

Article Now Available: Are Special Orders Draining Your Budgets?

CARY, N.C., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- SciQuest, Inc., the global leader empowering enterprises to realize the potential of strategic procurement , today announced the availability of the first article in the company's Procurement Insight Series for the healthcare industry. The article,...

Families With Special Needs Children Need Special Financial Strategies

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 15 percent of Americans over the age of five have some sort of disability, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Parents with special needs children know they need to create a long-term strategy to provide care for those children after the...

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Announces Agreement with FDA on a Special Protocol Assessment for Phase 3 Trial of KRX-0401 (Perifosine) in the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma

NEW YORK, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KERX ) announced today that it has reached agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding a Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) on the design of a Phase 3 trial for its PI3K/Akt pathw...

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D-Pharm Submits Investigational New Drug Application and Special Protocol Assessment to the FDA for Phase III Trial of DP-b99 in Acute Stroke Patients

REHOVOT, Israel, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- D-Pharm announced today that it has submitted IND and Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) packages to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), for its pivotal Phase III clinical trial of DP-b99 in acute ischemic stroke patients. D-Pharm plans to initiate ...

Oakwood Surgeons Perform World's First 3D Surgery Without Special Glasses

Test of prototype 3D display exceeds performance expectations. LIVONIA, Mich., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, March 20, 2009, in Taylor, Michigan, three Oakwood Heritage Hospital surgeons and their medical support team assembled to perform a series of surgical procedures on a cadaver to ...

Duska Therapeutics Applies for Phase 3 Special Protocol Assessment

LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Duska Therapeutics, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: DSKA), announced today that it has submitted its pivotal Phase 3 ATPace clinical trial protocol for review under a Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) procedure with the U.S. Food and Drug Administrati...

Anthera Completes Special Protocol Assessment With FDA and Receives EMEA Scientific Advice on Development Path Toward Varespladib Approval

SAN MATEO, Calif., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthera Pharmaceuticals announced today they have reached agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on a Phase 3 protocol for varespladib (A-002) in acute coronary syndrome (ACS) under the FDA's Special Protocol Assessment procedure....

Pharmaxis Concludes Special Protocol Assessment with FDA for Bronchitol Phase 3 Trial

SYDNEY, Australia, June 19 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmaxis (ASX: PXS; Nasdaq: PXSL) today announced that the company and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have reached agreement on the phase 3 registration trial of Bronchitol for bronchiectasis via the Special Protocol Ass...

Azor(TM) Reduces Blood Pressure in Difficult to Treat Special Populations

Blood pressure reductions demonstrated in Blacks, Hispanics/Latinos, People with Diabetes and Obese Individuals PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., announced today that data presented at the American Society of Hypertension's Twenty- Third Annual Scien...
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Muscle/Nerve Pathology Special Studies

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Histology Special Stains

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The Wills Eye Manual, 4th Ed. Special Mobile/Desktop Bundle

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Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program

...nited States District Court in Washington ruled that the Department of Defense could not force military personnel to take the vaccine unless through a special order by the president. [3] In October of 2004 , for about 8 days in (October 20-28), anthrax vaccinations were resumed [4] , but then an inju...

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Doctor-patient relationship

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Fat transfer

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Pathology

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Neurobiological Brain Disorder

...hough some of these disorders in very young children are classified as developmental (such as Autism and Asperger syndrome) for insurance purposes and special educational services, others, such as pediatric-onset schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, are not globally accepted as such, resulting in a great disc...
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Vulva

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Visual acuity test

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Visceromegaly

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Urology

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Urine chemistry

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Ulcers

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Bioterrorism and disaster preparedness explored in special issue of Medical Decision Making

Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore and Washington DC (July 27, 2009) According to a study in a special issue of Medical Decision Making , a large-scale, covert anthrax attack on a large city would overwhelm hospital resources even with an extremely effective public health response, primari...

Reviews of microbial gene language published in special issue of Trends in Microbiology

Blacksburg, Va. -- Ten articles describing how a universal language to describe genes is bringing benefits to the study of the microbial world have been published in a special issue of Trends in Microbiology , co-edited by Virginia Bioinformatics Institute professor Brett Tyler. The Gene Ontology...

Women with endometriosis need special care during pregnancy to avoid risk of premature birth

Amsterdam, The Netherlands: The largest study to date of endometriosis in pregnant women has found that the condition is a major risk factor for premature birth, the 25th annual conference of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology heard today (Wednesday July 1). Dr. Henrik Falco...

Continuous glucose monitoring technology -- special issue of Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics

New Rochelle, NY, May 29, 2009Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) devices represent a critical step toward achieving automated glucose measurement, offering people with diabetes a promising new tool for maintaining optimal glucose control. A comprehensive review of this rapidly changing field, fea...

GSA special paper presents new studies of Western US earth motion

Boulder, CO, USA The Great BasinSierra Nevada transition zone has received substantial attention over the past decade, due in part to the recognition that nearly 25% of the relative motion between the Pacific and North American plates is accommodated along this tectonic boundary. This Geological ...

Neuroinformatics special issue spotlights the Neuroscience Information Framework

A landmark special issue of Springer's Humana Press journal Neuroinformatics describes the new Neuroscience Information Framework (NIF), a dynamic inventory of web-based neurosciences data, resources and tools that scientists and students can access via any computer connected to the Internet. A...

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AEterna Zentaris Partner, Keryx, Announces Agreement with FDA on a Special Protocol Assessment for Phase 3 Trial with Perifosine (KRX-0401) for the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma

QUEBEC CITY, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AEterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS , TSX: AEZ), ("the Company") a global biopharmaceutical company focused on endocrine therapy and oncology, today announced that Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KERX ), its partner and licensee for perifosi...

TorreyPines Cancels Special Meeting of Stockholders in Order to Pursue Merger Transaction

LA JOLLA, Calif., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- TorreyPines Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: TPTX ) announced today that it has cancelled its Special Meeting of Stockholders, scheduled for today at 9:00 a.m., local time. The purpose of the meeting was for stockholder to vote upon a proposal to ...

Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc. Announces Record Date and Meeting Date for Special Meeting of Stockholders for Vote with Respect to Charter Amendments

CARY, N.C., July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: CRTX ) announced today that it will hold a special meeting of its stockholders on August 27, 2009. At the special meeting of stockholders, Cornerstone's stockholders will be asked to approve a series of amendmen...

OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals Completes Amendment to Phase 3 Special Protocol Assessment for Confirming Survival Benefit in Patients Receiving OGX-011 with First-Line Docetaxel for Metastatic Prostate Cancer

BOTHELL, WA, and VANCOUVER, June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI ) announced today that the company has reached an agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) via the special protocol assessment process (SPA) on an amendment to the design ...

Boston Scientific Announces First Quarter Special Items

NATICK, Mass., April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX ) today announced special items that will reduce its GAAP earnings for the first quarter. The Company plans to release its first quarter financial results on April 20. As the Company disclosed last month, the Co...

Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P. Announces Overwhelming Support to Remove the Board of Directors of Avigen, Inc. at Special Meeting of Stockholders

Concurs with Avigen's decision to return capital to stockholders through liquidation A decisive victory for stockholder democracy SAN FRANCISCO, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P. ("BVF"), today announced that stockholders of Avigen (Nasdaq: AVGN ) voted overwhelmi...
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Histology Services - Special Stains from Mass Histology Service

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Easy Clean DNA Spin Filter from Primm Labs

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Anatomy

...one animal only, in which case it is spoken of as special anatomy . From a utilitarian point of view the s...tudy of humans is the most important division of special anatomy, and this human anatomy may be approached ...rmal anatomy, applied to various purposes, receive special names such as medical, surgical, gynaecological, a...

Antibody

...r proteins, however in IgA2 the heavy and light chains are not linked with disulfide but with noncovalent bonds. The IgA found in secretions have a special form. They are dimeric molecules, linked by two additional chains. One of these is the J chain (from j oin), which is a polypeptide of molecular m...

Bacterium

...and viral DNA from one cell to another via bacteriophage) and; bacterial conjugation (the transfer of DNA from one bacterial cell to another via a special protein structure called a conjugation pilus ). Bacteria, having acquired DNA from any of these events, can then undergo fission and pass the r...

Bioinformatics

...ure , can be easily determined from the sequence on the gene that codes for it. But, the protein can only function correctly if it is folded in a very special and individual way (if it has the correct secondary , tertiary and quaternary structure). The prediction of this folding just by looking at...

Cancer

... tumor suppressor genes prevent cancer unless "switched off" by a mutation. Chromosomal translocation , such as the Philadelphia chromosome , is a special type of mutation and may involve oncogenes or tumor suppressor genes. In general, mutations in both types of genes are necessary, as a mutation limite...

Cartilage

...rtilage. Matrix The matrix is mainly composed of proteoglycans , a special type of glycosaminoglycans . The most common type is chondroitin sulfate ...ypes of Cartilage There are three different types of cartilage, each with special characteristics adapted to local needs. Hyaline Cartilage This is th...
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Vestigial organ

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Ureters

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Trans-splicing

... Trans - splicing is a special form of RNA processing in eukaryotes where exons from two different p...ng of mRNAs mediated by ... Trans - splicing Trans - splicing is a special form of RNA processing in eukaryotes where exons from two different p...

Translocation

...argeting, a process in protein biosynthesis ... reciprocal translocation ( ri′siprəkəl ′tranzlō′kāshən ) ( cell and molecular biology ) The special case of translocation in which two segments translocation n. A change of location. Genetics. A transfer of a chromosomal segment to a new pos...

Thymus gland

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T lymphocytes

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