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Nursing Entrepreneur Whose Business Career Was Spurred by Venture Training is Honored with Alumna Award from Case Western Reserve University

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Christine Carson Filipovich, a graduate of Venture Training, Inc., and the founder and president of Professional Nursing Resources, Inc., was honored last month with the 2008 Award for Excellence from the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case W...

Mislabeled Supplement Spurred Prostate Cancer: Report

Ingredients might have led to aggressive disease in 2 men taking the product FRIDAY, Jan. 18 (HealthDay News) -- A mislabeled over-the-counter product described as a dietary supplement appears to have contributed to the development of aggressive prostate cancer in two men, researchers ...

Mislabled Supplement Spurred Prostate Cancer: Report

Ingredients might have led to aggressive disease in 2 men taking the product FRIDAY, Jan. 18 (HealthDay News) -- A mislabeled over-the-counter product described as a dietary supplement appears to have contributed to the development of aggressive prostate cancer in two men, researchers ...

InfoLogix Selected by Hilo Medical Center for Multi-Year Engagement to Deliver 'Wireless as a Service'

...re able to cost-effectively achieve wireless functionality today -- a necessary pre-requisite for supporting advanced EMR implementations that will be spurred by the federal government's ARRA stimulus legislation -- without the upfront costs. "We're proud to provide Hilo Medical Center with one of the...

Gentiva(R) Health Services Signs Agreement to Acquire Home Health Agency with Offices in Mississippi and Alabama

...d of compassionate care to a larger patient population, but they demonstrate our appetite and ability to be competitive in a consolidation environment spurred by healthcare reform." The purchase is expected to close in third quarter of this year and will be funded from Gentiva's existing cash rese...

FDA Investigating Safety of Asthma Drug Xolair

...ursday. Early results from the Evaluating the Clinical Effectiveness and Long-Term Safety in Patients with Moderate to Severe Asthma (EXCELS) trial spurred the investigation, the FDA said. The results indicate that Xolair boosts the risk of heart problems among users of the drug compared with nonusers. ...

Oakland Port Commission Seeks Resolution to Allow Local Officials Real Power to Clean Up Diesel Truck Pollution; Improve Security, Safety

...actor drivers, for turnover to and upkeep of clean vehicles. Amidst a recession, the LA Clean Trucks Program has reduced public and port subsidies and spurred remarkable private investment: Every $1 in port incentives has leveraged approximately $10 in private investment into the purchase...

March of Dimes Honors 100th Anniversary of Virginia Apgar

... tone, and respiration and still today is given at one and five minutes after birth. The APGAR scoring system helped reduce infant mortality and spurred the creation of neonatal health as a medical focus, establishing the need for facilities, protocols and professionals to provide specialized care, sai...

As Biking Popularity Grows, so Must the Spotlight on Safety

...tators are gearing up to watch the 2009 Philadelphia Cycling Championship, known to locals as the Manayunk Bike Race, this weekend. No doubt partially spurred by higher gas prices and an increasing focus on living "greener," biking's popularity has exploded in the city by more than 100 percent over the last ...

Versus Technology, Inc. Announces Spring '09 Release for Added Workflow Automation

...is upgrade helps solidify Versus in the Healthcare IT environment." Current clients and industry recognition, especially over the last year, have spurred remarkable interest in Versus' Clinical Workflow Solutions. Versus' clients are expanding the Versus Solution, sharing their successes with colleagues...
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Inspiration for 'My Sister's Keeper' Speaks Out

...e to allow the Nash's embryos to live longer outside the womb so they were more likely to survive, agrees with the Nashes that the book and movie have spurred an important discussion of the bioethics around PGD. "These issues are ethically challenging," Dr. Schoolcraft acknowledges. "I think it is wrong...

Report on 300 New Medicines in Development for Heart Disease and Stroke Released in Indianapolis

...age 38, that he had high cholesterol and was at risk for developing heart disease. Now, Spitz is an advocate for cholesterol testing and heart health, spurred by his personal battle. "I realized that I had to get the message out that regardless of how healthy you think you are, you may be walking aroun...

K-State Researcher Finds Correlation Between Childhood Obesity and Asthma

... that whole idea that it's possible to be fit and fat in adults, but that really hasn't been looked at closely in kids," Rosenkranz said. "That's what spurred the idea for this research." At the completion of the project, a follow-up letter was sent to the parents that showed their child's pulmonary...

New Genes Found for Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Children

...be more severe than adult-onset disease, and is more likely to affect the colon than other areas of the GI tract. Those age-related differences in IBD spurred the current research team to do their gene hunting in childhood-onset disease. "Although the gene variants we found may have a stronger signal in pedi...

Cutanea Announces Promising Phase II Results in Rosacea with Omiganan

...en. Clearing up the initial outbreak is only the beginning, as rosacea is characterized by periods of relapses and remissions. Relapse episodes can be spurred by sun exposure, stress, hot or cold weather, alcohol, spicy foods, exercise, and certain skin care products and medications. Absent a cure for rosac...

Vaxiion Researchers Discover Novel Vaccine Delivery System in Collaboration with San Diego State University

...ent acts of bioterrorism, the emergence of new infectious diseases, and the development of multi-drug resistance in many types of human pathogens have spurred the demand for innovative vaccine approaches. Vaxiion's use of genetically engineered non-living bacterial minicells to deliver a multitude of protein...
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Carotenoids

... are antioxidants that react with free radicals. ... Chiro.Org is your access to chiropractic news, articles, research, patient ... studies have spurred heightened interest in carotenoids as dietary supplements. ... Carotenoids are a highly colored (red, orange, and yellow) group of fat-soluble...
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Princeton team's analysis of flu virus could lead to better vaccines

...xing pattern. He found that antibodies were often better at protecting against a slightly different virus, a close cousin, than against the virus that spurred their creation. This is known as cross-reactivity. A closer look, using techniques that combine computing and biophysics, suggested that a phenome...

Flow of potassium into cells implicated in schizophrenia

...chers' interest for its potential role in sustaining the type of neuronal firing that supports the higher mental functions disturbed in schizophrenia. spurred by hints from postmortem studies of genetic variation linked to schizophrenia in the genomic neighborhood of KCNH2, the researchers analyzed the gene'...

American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- April 29, 2009

...Halford explains in the article that drywall also known as wallboard, plasterboard, and gypsum board is composed of a gypsum, a chalk-like material. spurred by complaints from homeowners that their homes smell like rotten eggs, investigators have traced the problem to drywall imported from China starting i...

UC Davis launches 'One Health' care for wild mountain gorillas and human neighbors

...sometimes range outside park boundaries and raid farmers' crops. "The complexity of the issues surrounding mountain gorilla health and conservation spurred the Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project to seek new ties with an academic institution that could provide expertise in human medicine, veterinary medic...

Will Europe at last unite to combat thousands of alien invaders?

...llion per year, yet for 90% of species almost nothing is known of their impacts. Recent evidence that Europe may be home to 11,000 alien species has spurred the European Commission to release its first ever Communication on invasive species. The European Environment Commissioner, Stavros Dimas, noted at th...

To climate-change worries, add 1 more: Extended mercury threat

... GAINESVILLE, Fla. Mercury pollution has already spurred public health officials to advise eating less fish, but it could become a more pressing concern in a warmer world. So suggests a paper that appears...

NYU biologist Bonneau named among 20 "visionary" scientists under 40 by Discover magazine

...ion and how these networks respond to stimuli, adapting over time to new environments and cell states. The field has blossomed over the past 10 years, spurred by successful mapping of genomic systems. Bonneau and his colleagues at the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle have created models that map ...

Deep biosphere research points to new methods for recovering petroleum

...ex organic molecules even at unfavorable low temperatures and pressures - the difference for the deep Earth is the high-temperature and pressure." spurred by a $1.5M grant from the National Science Foundation, the team will apply new theoretical models of how water at high temperatures and pressures can ...

The IMF says journal editorial documents dramatic increase in survival since the 1980s

...unctional with a diverse impact on cell function and pathways. This may well be the secret of success." The editorial explains that drug design was spurred by the discovery that thalidomide, originally developed as a sedative, was effective against myeloma through multiple mechanisms of action. As a resul...

New genes found for inflammatory bowel disease in children

...be more severe than adult-onset disease, and is more likely to affect the colon than other areas of the GI tract. Those age-related differences in IBD spurred the current research team to do their gene hunting in childhood-onset disease. "Although the gene variants we found may have a stronger signal in pedi...
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Technology regulation spurred by a mix of science and politics

MADISON Without technology innovators, would regulators have anything to do? Four events in the past week or so are a reminder that for every breakthrough in fields such as biotechnology and nanotechnology, another regulatory hurdle pops up to slow the sprint toward progress. That wouldnt be...

Sirnaomics Receives SBIR Grant from NIH/NCI for Its Multi-Targeted Lung Cancer siRNA Therapeutics

...h protein synthesis, and in its best-studied mode of action quashing gene expression by cleaving messenger RNA. Experimental applications of RNAi have spurred the exploration of gene function in basic research, drug discovery and clinical settings. The 2006 Nobel Prize for medicine and physiology and a numbe...

Waters Corporation Continues to Meet Today's Challenges for Improved Laboratory Operations with New Products at Pittcon 2009

...lytical laboratory in many ways. "The introduction of the Waters ACQUITY UPLC system in 2004 was more than an innovative product introduction, it spurred a revolution in high performance liquid chromatography," remarks Larry Schmid, President, Strategic Directions International, Los Angeles, California,...

Opportunities and challenges in uncertainty quantification for complex interacting systems

...in response to these challenges and has gained both in mathematical maturity and scope of applicability. In turn, developments in network science have spurred significant research activity in computational social sciences and in particular social networks. This Workshop on Opportunities and Challenges in ...

Sirnaomics Receives SBIR Grant from NCI For Its Multi-Targeted Cancer siRNA Therapeutics

...h protein synthesis, and in its best-studied mode of action quashing gene expression by cleaving messenger RNA. Experimental applications of RNAi have spurred the exploration of gene function in many basic research, drug discovery and clinical settings. The 2006 Nobel Prize for medicine and physiology and a ...

San Diego's Original Biotech Company Celebrates 30th Anniversary With Reunion

...- at that point the largest M&A in San Diego history. The company's early success -- and the visibility it created among its founders and employees -- spurred other academic scientists and entrepreneurs to form dozens of additional life sciences companies in San Diego. Hybritech's original founders and emp...

RAND study finds increase in piracy and terrorism at sea

...nd-based homeland security systems following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. In addition, the lingering effects of the Asian financial crisis that spurred falling wages, higher food prices and job losses in the late 1990s, directly contributed to the growth of piracy in and around Indonesia by creating a...

RAND study finds increase in piracy and terrorism at sea

...nd-based homeland security systems following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. In addition, the lingering effects of the Asian financial crisis that spurred falling wages, higher food prices and job losses in the late 1990s, directly contributed to the growth of piracy in and around Indonesia by creating a...

Sirnaomics and GRL Establish Partnership for the Development of Two Multi-Targeted RNAi Therapeutics Products

...h protein synthesis, and in its best-studied mode of action quashing gene expression by cleaving messenger RNA. Experimental applications of RNAi have spurred the exploration of gene functions in basic research, drug discovery and clinical settings. The value of RNAi as a therapeutic technology has been vali...

Sirnaomics Received Multiple Government Fundings For Its Multi-Targeted siRNA Therapeutics Programs

...h protein synthesis, and in its best-studied mode of action quashing gene expression by cleaving messenger RNA. Experimental applications of RNAi have spurred the exploration of gene function in many basic research, drug discovery and clinical settings. The 2006 Nobel Prize for medicine and physiology and a ...
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