Deadly in Pink: New Report Warns Big Tobacco Has Stepped Up Targeting of Women and Girls
Congress Urged to Grant FDA Authority over Tobacco Products
WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The tobacco industry has unleashed its most aggressive marketing campaigns aimed at women and girls in over a decade, according to a report issued today by a coalition of public healt...
After Founding Meeting in St. Louis ... Labor Unions Vow Stepped Up Pressure on Congress to Support 'Medicare for All' Approach to Healthcare Reform
Over 150 labor leaders from across U.S. kick-off coordinated grassroots campaign for single payer healthcare
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 150 union leaders from 31 states gathered in St. Louis last weekend to step up a grassroots campaign to enact comprehensive nati...
Measures To Prevent Bird Flu From Migratory Birds Stepped Up
Measures to control bird flu has been stepped
up by Thailand's Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives as migratory birds are expected to arrive in the country's major swamps from next month.//
As the annual migratory period begins next month, authorities have been instructed to implement t...
Warning on Eating Shellfish Stepped Up
Continued reports of illness caused by eating raw shellfish have made the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to issue a warning today against eating raw shellfish. Reports coming// in show that oysters and clams raised in the Pacific Northwest have made people sick across the country.
Till date th...
Anti-Polio Drive to be Stepped up in Ghaziabad
The Uttar Pradesh government has asked medical officials in the district to ensure polio drops are given to every child in villages of Loni and Bhojpur blocks// where two suspected cases of the disease were reported last month.
The directives were issued by the UP Health Secretary and the dis...
Breast CT Scanner Could Improve Cancer Screen Comfort
...ts, for whom mammography is not as accurate at cancer detection.
Efforts to find ways to detect small cancers that can't be felt on exams should be stepped
up, said Dr. Gary Whitman, a professor of radiology at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Other studies suggest MBI has promise, he said, but O'C...
Patrick Rummerfield Teams with Eric Westacott Foundation and Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation to Help Young Quadriplegic Boy
...coming Golf Classic Tournament to the rehabilitation of an 11-year old quadriplegic boy from Ohio. The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation have also stepped
in to donate a state of the art Functional Electrical Stimulus (FES) bike and tilt-table donated by Lorraine V and Chris Reyling.
Health Plans Return to Airwaves in Support of Bipartisan Reform
...ng the nationwide listening tour AHIP conducted last year.
"One year ago, we began a conversation with the American people. Health plans have stepped
up and responded to what we heard across the country. Last December, we proposed reforms that would cover all Americans, guarantee coverage for pre-ex...
Child Care Centers Throughout Mexico Being Crucified Unjustly, Says Interchildren, Inc.
...s," says Grey, whose family was targeted directly by the media. "The governmental agencies are supposed to be the experts in safety, but now they have stepped
in and forced centers to make drastic changes, with major investment and no notice."
"The greatest injustice is the nationwide publishing of ...
PR Whiz Belinda Foster Launches Michael Jackson's Nurse, Cherilyn Lee, on World Media Campaign
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Jackson's nurse, CHERILYN LEE, stepped
in front of the camera, entering households across America via top TV networks, thanks to PR Whiz Belinda Foster, President of AWJ Platinum PR. Both ...
Stepped in Medical Technology
Lung Cancer Alliance Commends NCCN on Screening Guidelines
...utes - but the statistical debate goes on.
Fenton Ambrose pointed out that similar statistical debates held up
mammograms for years until Congress stepped
in. Debates still rage over
mammograms for women under the age of 50 and PSA testing for prostate
cancer in men.
The debate carried into the NCCN ...
Memory Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Financial Results
...Vaughn M. Kailian interim President and Chief Executive Officer. Jim Sulat, the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer since 2005, stepped
down for personal family reasons and will serve as the Company's Chief Financial Officer on a part-time basis. In support of Mr. Kailian's a...
Survey Finds U.S. Healthcare Facilities Not Doing Enough to Curb MRSA
...onducted by the Association for Professionals in
Infection Control (APIC) found that 59 percent of those responding said
their healthcare facility has stepped
up efforts to curb MRSA in the past
six months. But 50 percent said their healthcare facility is "not doing as
much as it could or should to stop the ...
Pharmacopeia Announces Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results
...e to BMS. In addition the company will pay BMS milestone
payments associated with submission and approval of a therapeutic product
for marketing and a stepped
royalty on net sales of therapeutic products,
if any, resulting from the SARM development program. "Our recent clinical progress with PS433540 as wel...
AIDS Healthcare Foundation Names Homayoon Khanlou, M.D. as its Chief of Medicine, U.S.
... and will continue as
the attending physician at the San Fernando Valley Healthcare Center. AHF's
former Chief of Medicine, Charles F. Farthing, M.D., stepped
this year in order to pursue opportunities in the private sector. AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is the nation's largest non-profit
LANI completes Phase I in Japan and to commence Phase I in UK
to file an NDA at end-2009 and is pursuing development in full
consultation with the
regulatory authorities and specialists. As measures are stepped
to deal with new strains of
influenza virus, CS-8958 may make an important contribution by
increasing the range of
options available for treating...
Ambrilia Highlights Encouraging Data for its HIV Integrase
Inhibitor Program and Recent Developments at Annual Meeting
...13, the Board of Directors of Ambrilia appointed
Frederic Porte, a director of the Company since January 2007, as
its Chairman. Mr. Stephen G. Sudovar stepped
down as a member of
the Board and as its Executive Chairman, as well as interim Chief
Executive Officer of the Company, for personal reasons. The sear...
Anesiva Announces Phase 2 Data Showing Substantial, Long-Term Pain
Reductions with Adlea(TM) (formerly 4975) in Osteoarthritis of the
...le injection of 1 mg of
Adlea (n=36) or (II) three stepped
ascending weekly doses totaling
1 mg of Adlea (n=1...t with Adlea administered as a
single injection or stepped
doses leads to pain relief durable for
12 weeks in...longed analgesic
effect resulting from a single or stepped
administration of Adlea does not s...
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Spallation Neutron Source sees first target replacement
...1.4 megawatts, the SNS has been routinely operating at just under 500 kilowatts. Already the world's most powerful neutron source, every time power is stepped
up, a new record is established.
"Even at these power levels, our scientific users have been ecstatic with the results they are getting from their ...
Targeting children effective use of limited supplies of flu vaccine and could help control flu spread
...l distancing (for example, closing schools and stopping public transport) and quarantining infected individuals.
Pharmaceutical companies have also stepped
up production of vaccines effective against this particular strain of the virus. However, if the spread of the disease increases significantly in the ...
'A dinosaur dance floor'
...ded by small ridges or mounds. Such features would be expected when animals stepped
in wet sand.
The tracks "are rarely flat and are typically oriented at ...
About one-eighth of the tracks show "overprinting," in which a dinosaur stepped
in the footprint of another or even in its own prints.
"While these im...
Earliest animal footprints ever found -- discovered in Nevada
...pped to take a look at it. We just sat down and started flipping rocks over. We were there less than an hour when I saw it."
The creature must have stepped
lightly onto the soft marine sediment, because its legs only pressed shallow pinpoints into that long-ago sea bed. But when Babcock flipped over the r...
bioMETRX New Product to be Sold at Major National Warehouse Club
name, and the benefits of the technology, directly to consumers," stated
Lorraine Yarde, Chief Operating Officer at bioMETRX. "We have stepped
our marketing efforts with our newer partners and plan to take several
measures including potential infomercials along with a concentrated online
If a street tree falls... what does it take to make sound policy?
... IU Bloomington and co-author of the paper with Brian Steed, a doctoral student in SPEA and political science. "Obviously, a lot of cities haven't yet stepped
back and said, 'Why do we do this the way we do it?'"
The paper, titled "Street Trees -- A Misunderstood Common-Pool Resource," was presented this...
In Vietnam, alongside progress, a battle for life
...elow the World Health Organization (WHO) recommendation of one machine per million people. Thats why the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has stepped
up efforts to help Vietnam expand its radiation medicine capacity and ensure the safe, effective use of the technology.
The IAEAs Programme of Acti...
Exercise could be the heart's fountain of youth
...of a trainer.
For the first three months, they were required to exercise to about 65 percent of their maximum capacity. After that, the program was stepped
up so participants reached about 75 percent of maximum. Soto says the volunteers enjoyed the experience and told him they felt in the best shape they ...
Birth of an enzyme
...sing the competition to nature, until Prof. Dan Tawfik and research student Olga Khersonsky of the Weizmann Institutes Biological Chemistry Department stepped
in, whereby they developed a method allowing the synthetic enzymes to undergo 'evolution in a test tube' that mimics natural evolution. Their method i...
Stakeholders use science to find common ground on wood supply from forests
Its challenging to lead a contentious debate about important social issues while remaining true to the underlying science, but this group stepped
up to the challenge, and I think they have articulated a sensible approach that will benefit the forest and those who care about and depend on it, sai...
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TSH Testing Raises Awareness of Importance of Thyroid Health
...just downstream from Indian Point, the oldest operating nuclear reactor in the U.S. In keeping with Clearwater's commitment to a clean environment, it stepped
up by permitting testing for elevated Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH), the first clinical indicator of hypothyroidism, the most common disease of th...
Syngenta holds Annual General Meeting
...on of 2,315,008 shares, which the Company repurchased in 2008 within the scope of the approved repurchase program.
Rupert Gasser and Peter Doyle stepped
down from the Board, having reached the statutory maximum age of 70. Syngenta Chairman Martin Taylor said: "On behalf of the Board, I would like to th...
Aviation partners to cut 500,000 tonnes of CO2 a year
...ld be broadest introduction of the process undertaken to date.
CDA, where aircraft fly a smooth approach into an airport rather than the classical stepped
approach, not only reduces fuel burn by between 50 and 150 kg for a short-to-medium haul aircraft, but also reduces CO2 emissions by 160 to 470 kg per...
CJP Declares the Dates of 3rd Global Jatropha Hi-Tech Agricultural Training Programme
...d during the year 2007 and in 2008.
As Jatropha and other non-food oil crops are poised on the cusp of commercialization, Jatropha investors have stepped
up their efforts to develop a viable source of Biodiesel, and some are already well on the road to success. However, with so many new projects coming ...
Jonathan Lewis, M.D., Ph.D. Steps Down From Delcath Systems Board of Directors
... NEW YORK, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delcath Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: DCTH ) today announced that Jonathan Lewis, M.D., Ph.D., has stepped
down from his position as a director of the Company, effective December 2, 2008. Dr. Lewis advised the Company that his decision to leave the Delcath...
LCA-Vision Names Michael J. Celebrezze CFO
...Vision board of directors unanimously approved his
appointment as permanent CFO," said Steven C. Straus, Chief Executive Officer
of LCA-Vision. "Mike stepped
quickly and effectively into the CFO position in
June and has performed admirably since then, making for a smooth transition
during a challenging econ...
Gowlings Adopts RFID and Unifies Practice Management
...th our market-leading Practice Management System (REx Online) and a partner to guide us into RFID tracking technology," said Mervyn.
easily into RFID technology because of FileTrail's leadership in the RFID industry. FileTrail RFID automates check-in and check-out of files in bot...
Shire Delivers Strong Quarter: Driven by $243m of New Product Sales (+164% YOY Growth). Revenue Guidance Upgrade.
...t Michael Rosenblatt M.D. joined the Shire Board as a Non-Executive Director.
- On July 29, 2008 Robin Buchanan, due to his other commitments, stepped
down from the Shire Board on the completion of his term of office.
In respect of the six months ended June 30, 2008, the Board resolve...
WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX) Appoints Dr. Debra Yu as VP of Strategy
... & Co., Genentech Inc. and the
Permanente Company. She has stewarded more than 25 companies through
venture capital, and sat on the board of eight and stepped
in as Chief
Executive Officer of one.
Dr. Yu's responsibilities in her new role include bringing constructive
leadership and stewardship to the comp...
Neurobiological Technologies' CEO to Retire on December 31, 2008
best as he moves on to the next chapter in his life," said Abraham E.
Cohen, NTI's chairman of the Board of Directors.
Mr. Freiman stated, "Since I stepped
into the role of an interim CEO in
1997, I have enjoyed all aspects of my time at NTI. I remain committed to
our principal product, Viprinex(TM), whic...
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Spotlight 400N FT-NIR Imaging System from PerkinElmer
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Stepped in Biological Definition
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plains of shingle and seashells in Patagonia appeared to be raised beaches. In Chile he experienced an earthquake raising the land, then saw seash...