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Red Cross Poll Shows Parents Still Lack H1N1 Information From Schools

The poll results come on the heels of the federal government's new H1N1 guidelines for schools WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A poll conducted by the American Red Cross shows that while a majority of Americans are planning to take precautions against the H1N1 viru...

'It's Still Too Early to Be Popping Champagne Corks' - Expert to Comment on Health Care Reform- House Healthcare Proposal

WASHINGTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As you continue to cover the House healthcare proposal Dr. Leighton Ku, health policy researcher and professor is available to speak with you about this subject. Below is a statement about the new House Healthcare Compromise from Dr. Leighto...

Medicare Drug Plan Still Needs Work

More are covered, but gaps in coverage and other problems persist, analysis shows,, WEDNESDAY, July 22 (HealthDay News) -- The number of older Americans with access to prescription drug coverage has ballooned since Medicare's Part D program was rolled out almost four years ago, a new a...

Misdiagnosis of disorders of consciousness still commonplace

A sixteen-month study of consensus-based diagnosis of patients with disorders of consciousness has shown that 41% of cases of minimally conscious state (MCS) were misdiagnosed as vegetative state (VS), a condition associated with a much lower chance of recovery. Researchers writing in the open acc...

A Phase III Alzheimer's Drug Increases Levels of Beta Amyloid in the Brain - But Still Provides Benefits

VIENNA, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New insights into how a Phase III Alzheimer's drug might work were among the advances in potential therapies targeting two abnormal brain proteins - beta amyloid and phosphorylated tau - that were reported today at the Alzheimer's Asso...

Spots Still Available to Run 2009 ING New York City Marathon With Team Reeve

SHORT HILLS, N.J., July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation today announced that it has a limited number of spots available for the 2009 ING New York City Marathon. The benefits of being part of Team Reeve include: personalized training plan from our te...

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Vical Expands Applications of Vaxfectin(R) Adjuvant for Infectious Disease and Cancer Vaccines; 80% to 100% of High-Dose Responders in H5N1 Clinical Trials Still Responding at 6 Months

LYON, France, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Vical Incorporated (Nasdaq: VICL ) today is presenting expanded clinical data and new nonclinical data demonstrating that the company's Vaxfectin(R) adjuvant may be broadly applicable in DNA- and protein-based infectious disease vaccines and peptide-based ...

New UNAIDS Report Offers Encouraging News, But Most HIV-Positive Mothers Still Not Getting the Care & Treatment They Need

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was released today by Pamela W. Barnes, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation: "Four years after the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) began funding trea...

Flu Season Is Here -- Vaccinations Are Still Plentiful

Maxim Health Systems Provides 25,000 Flu Shot Clinics Nationwide COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Flu vaccinations are available at more than 25,000 nationwide flu clinics hosted by Maxim Health Systems. The company's Web site, http://www.FindAFluShot.com, helps users find convenie...

Influenza is Leading Cause of Vaccine-Preventable Deaths for Kids; Despite CDC Recommendations, Moms Still Don't Vaccinate

Visiting Nurse Associations of America, Families Fighting Flu and The Clorox Company Team Up to Vaccinate Thousands of Children in October to Make Flu Season Less Scary WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and ...

Ties Between Physicians and Drug Companies Still Too Strong: the Prescription Project Offers Solutions to Prevent Conflicts of Interest

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 26, 2007 - A new study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine ("A National Survey of Physician-Industry Relationships") on the extent of doctor and pharmaceutical company relationships, highlights the need for profession-wide and public policy reforms pr...

Hypertension Education Foundation Survey Results Announced At American Society For Hypertension Annual Meeting Suggests Improved Control Of High Blood Pressure, But Misconceptions Still Exist

Findings Show Compliance with Medication Instructions but Underscore Need for Improved Patient Communication, Lifestyle Management and More Healthcare Provider Efforts to Control Elevated Blood Pressure NEW YORK, May 19, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- Results of a survey conducted by Harris Interactive(R) f...
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TTI Medical Medicap Still Image Capture

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MediLive ImageBox Digital Recording Device

Description:...sy-to-use digital recording device that integrates with the surgical microscope and video camera. It simplifies image capturing by burning the still images onto a CD-Rom simply at the push of a button....
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2100 Pulse Oximeter

Description:... Dolphin Medicals ONE™ technology is the first and only system that uses a patented digital sensor all others still use an analog sensor. Dolphin ONE™ sensors both amplify and digitize the signal in the sensor, resulting in a stronger and higher quality signal....
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FLEXILOG Gastrointestinal Single use pH catheters

Description:...rs. Flexilog single-use catheters are made from tubing measuring just 5.3 Fr or less than 1.8mm in diameter providing good patient tolerance whilst still providing the right stiffness for ease of intubation. This size makes one catheter suitable for both adult and pediatric use. They will operate w...
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ACOM.Net

Description:...and archive images in parallel without additional operating steps Have images available in the entire network even while the patient examination is still in progress Display patient files on screen in minutes even from the long-term archive ...
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Super Quad® 160

Description:... Volks SuperQuad® 160 still delivers the widest field of view of any lens ever produced. Its ideal .5x image magnification provides simultaneous visualization of the posterior p...
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Artificial induction of immunity

...hat the inoculating agent used, Variola Minor, was still an active form of smallpox and, although less potent, could still kill the inoculee or spread in its full form to ot...ses it to lose its ability to produce disease, but still leaves it able to induce immunity to tetanus when ...

Breath-holding spells

...egins as either a cyanotic or pallid spell that then is associated with seizure like activity. An EEG taken while the child is not having a spell is still generally normal. The diagnosis of a breath holding spell is made clinically. A good history including the sequence of events, lack of incontinence ...

Depolarization-induced suppression of inhibition

...e lacking in these mice, while others have shown that DSE, but not DSI, can still be evoked in the knock-outs (Ohno-Shosaku et al. 2002, Hajos et al. 2001). The endocannabinoids may still mediate DSE too, but by acting at an as-of-yet unknown cannabinoid receptor...

Ganglion cyst

...s 3 Treatment 4 External links 5 References Cause The exact cause of the formation of ganglion cysts is still unknown but they are thought to be due to a degeneration of the fibrous tissue surrounding joints leading to a cystic structure 1,2 . For this reason ...

Medicine

...nd 1450). Many other traditions of health care are still practiced throughout the world; most of these are ... has developed from herbalism and many drugs are still derived from plants (atropine, ephedrine, warfarin... Modern medical care also depends on information - still delivered in many health care settings on paper re...

Neuropsychiatry

...ey, 2006). On this issue, it is worth remembering that research into the neural correlates of psychiatric disorders is in its infancy: the answers may still be to come. One reason why they may not have been found so far is that complex mental disorders likely result from minute and intricate brain-wide dam...
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Whiplash

...treatment of this common neck injury. ... Whiplash injuries can be mild or severe. ... Yet for the numerous whiplash cases reported, it can still be difficult for many ... does whiplash occur? • What ... What can I do to help prevent whiplash ? ... Severe whiplash can include injury t...

Vomiting

...s or poisoning to brain tumors, or elevated... Most vomiting is caused by gastroenteritis, and usually isn't serious. ... If your infant is still vomiting , then call your doctor. ... Dehydration is the main concern with most vomiting . ... Gastroenteritis (infection of the digestive tract...

Verruca

...tly raised and darker than the ... Dear Readers: Happy New Year! I am writing this in early December when the challenges of the holiday season are still in front of me, and the New Year appears to be ... Oral diseases are common manifestations of HIV infection, with up to 90% of ... (SP), verruca ...

Vasectomy

...ores sperm to semen. The "no-scalpel vasectomy " technique relies on small puncture holes made in the ... Men who have had vasectomy should still practice safe sex to avoid STDs. ... Providing an overview of vasectomies including details on the procedure, success rates, and risk factors....

Vegetarianism

...) and eggs (ovo) in their Vegetarian diets have become more popular, and many parents may wonder if kids can safely follow a vegetarian diet and still get all the nutrients necessary for ... Some people define vegetarianism loosely. ... Since vegetarianism includes such a wide variety of diet...

Vasculitis

... blood vessels in characteristic locations ... Vasculitis is a condition in which the body's blood vessels develop inflammation. ... Much is still unknown about vasculitis . ... The types of vasculitis often are grouped based on the size of the blood vessels they affect. ... Mostly Large...
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Arctic governments and industry still unprepared for oil spills 20 years after Exxon Valdez

Two decades after the Exxon Valdez oil spill devastated a vast stretch of the Alaskan coast, governments and industry in the Arctic would be unable to effectively manage a large oil spill, according to a new report by World Wildlife Fund. As the 20th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez spill approache...

This grass is still greener

CLEMSON, SCIn areas of the U.S. where golfers can enjoy the game year-round, winter temperatures, foot and equipment traffic, and frost can wreak havoc on healthy greens and present challenges for course managers and owners. Creeping bentgrass ( Agrostis stolonifera var. palustris Huds. ), a tu...

What we don’t know still hurts us, environmental researchers warn

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Knowledge gaps continue to hobble scientists' assessments of the environment, a Michigan State University researcher and colleagues warn. Their warning follows sobering conclusions drawn from what they do know and could help set the global agenda for research funding in the ...

UGA study may give hope that ivory-billed woodpeckers still around

Athens, Ga. Until credible sightings popped up three years ago, the scientific world was in agreement that ivory-billed woodpeckers had gone the way of the dodo. A new study conducted by University of Georgia researchers reveals that the ivory-billed woodpecker could have persisted if as few as f...

Study: Elderly Women can increase strength but still risk falls

DURHAM, N.H. Elderly women can increase muscle strength as much as young women can, a new study from the University of New Hampshire finds, indicating that decline in muscle function is less a natural part of the aging process than due to a decline in physical activity. The research, publish...

People with heart disease still have trouble controlling blood lipid levels

Irvine, Calif., Aug. 7, 2008 Despite some improvements to lower "bad" cholesterol levels, people with cardiovascular diseases still need to do a better job controlling overall blood lipid levels, according to a UC Irvine Heart Disease Prevention Program study. Researchers found that 37 percent...

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Despite Decline in Share of Global Output, U.S. Science Impact Still Strong, Says Thomson Reuters

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scientific business of Thomson Reuters today announced the results of a study showing that the United States' share of scientific research output continues to shrink while Asia-Pacific's share of output rises. Nevertheless, the U.S. retains a h...

Jatropha Sector Reality Check: Still Viable In Volatile Times? Upcoming Webcast Shares Latest Insights

In this time of global economic uncertainty, a top question of Jatropha developers is, "What impact will the current economic crisis have on the Jatropha sector and its prominence as a viable, sustainable biofuel?" To address this critical concern and more, a free 20 January webinar has...

Timothy I. Still Appointed CEO at Accumetrics

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Accumetrics, Inc. has appointed Timothy I. Still to the additional position of Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Still has been serving in the capacity of President and Chief Operating Officer for the company since earlier this year. "Tim has the right combinati...

Excalibur - 'Transforming' Biotech Deals can Still be Achieved

LONDON, October 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Excalibur, the international investment house specialising in medical sciences, said today 'transforming' deals could still be achieved in the UK biotech sector despite the most severe market conditions. Excalibur, founded by Professor Sir Christopher Evans ...

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...

Lethal Human H5N1 Influenza Virus Replikin Gene Still Upregulated

BOSTON, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Replikins Ltd. today announced its latest findings regarding the virus replikin count in human H5N1 influenza virus. The company's software-driven analysis has found that the prevalence of these sequences has remained high in Indonesia; in addition, higher count...

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WinList for Mac or PC from Verity Software House

Description:...on-quality graphics are the result of good suggestions, thoughtful conversations, and careful design. Of course, all of the features you depend on are still there, too. WinList leads the way with N-Color CompensationTM, Super-enhanced DMax subtraction, sophisticated calculated parameters, and solid fundame...
Company:Verity Software House

Varian 1200L GC/MS from Varian, Inc.

Description:...erformance in an affordable, easy-to-use system. The complete system with autosampler and workstation guarantees success with today's applications and still includes valuable, upgrade paths for future needs....
Company:Varian, Inc.

Mouse Anti-Porcine Pyruvate Dehydrogenase (PDH), complex Immunocapture Kit Monoclonal Antibody, Protein G-Agarose Conjugated, Clone 15D3G9C11 from MitoScience LLC

Description:...y. The immunocapture antibody isolates a functionally active complex and a protocol has been described for measuring this activity while the enzyme is still bound to the capture beads or fixed in a 96 well plate. Tightly bound kinases and phosphatases are retained on the complex through the immunocapture s...
Company:MitoScience LLC

ELISA Biopharma from Tecan

Description:... Tecan has 20 years of expertise in the field of Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assays (ELISA), and still offers the most powerful systems on the market. Freedom EVO easily manages up to 40 000 in-microplate tests requiring incubation and washing steps. ...
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Gene Cycler Thermal Cycler from Bio-Rad

Description:...mple evaporation is avoided by keeping the block lid at a higher temperature than the samples. The cycler has the ability to link up to 6 programs and still provides enough memory to store up to 100 programs....
Company:Bio-Rad

SPD101B Basic SpeedVac Concentrator from Thermo Scientific

Description:... SPD101B is a no-frills, basic SpeedVac concentrator designed for the price-conscious educational institution. Although economically priced, this unit still features a standard Teflon coated chamber along with a digitial display of time and heat. It is designed for use with aqueous samples and accepts a wi...
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Abiogenesis

...sary, made it possible for a very long time to be doubtful as to the application of the phrase omne vivum e vivo to the microscopic world, and there still remain a few belated supporters of abiogenesis. Subjection to the temperature of boiling water for, say, half an hour seemed an efficient mode of ste...

Alcohol

...her acidic or basic properties at the O-H group. With a pK a of around 16-19 they are generally slightly weaker acids than water , but they are still able to react with strong bases such as sodium hydride or reactive metals such as sodium . The salts that result are called alkoxides , with th...

Alexander Fleming

...Lysis is the breakdown of cells, and in this case, potentially harmful bacteria. The importance was immediately recognized, however the discovery was still underestimated. Fleming issued a publication about penicillin in the British Journal of Experimental Pathology in 1929 . Fleming worked with the...

Alga

...ished from bacteria and protozoa in that they are photoautotrophic . Thus, the algae are no longer considered a natural grouping, but the term is still used for convenience. The study of algae is called phycology or algology . Contents showTocToggle("show","hide") 1 Relationships am...

Apoptosis

...atin undergoes further condensation into compact patches against the nuclear envelope . At this stage, the double membrane that surrounds the nucleus still appears complete; however, as observed by Kihlmark and colleagues, specialized caspases have already advanced in the degradation of nuclear pore prote...

Artificial life

...e into the modern age. Peirce was a strong believer that all of nature's workings were based on logic. The Michigan group was one of the few groups still interested in alife and CAs in the early 1970s ; one of its students, Tommaso Toffoli argued in his PhD thesis that the field should not be overloo...
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Z-DNA

...ve supercoiling of DNA, which occurs ... The Z-DNA conformation, favored by alternating purines and pyrimidines, is ... Z-DNA , a long-known but still mysterious alternate configuration of DNA, is ... Z-DNA , discovered by MIT's Rich in 1979, is an alternate zig-zig-shaped form (or " ... One type...

Xenobiology

...GY ... Observations on Xenobiology . Species: Time Lord. by Dr. Grace Holloway ... Why he trusted me in the first place, he never said, but it is still a surprise ... The field of Astropsychology or Exopsychology is the field of study concerned ... field of space science known as Astrobiology or Ex...

Ventral

...all vertebrates. ... Lateral, dorsal, and ventral have no meaning in such organisms, ... The Two-Streams hypothesis is a widely accepted, but still controversial, account of visual processing. As visual information exits the occipital lobe, it follows two main channels, or "streams." The...

Turbellarian

...kes), Cestoda (tapeworms), Turbellaria ... The term " turbellarian " can still be applied to those worms that were formerly ... Links to other databases o...cology, identification and distribution of ... The term " turbellarian " is still a ... ...

Tumor suppressor

...il below. ... When both copies of a tumor suppressor gene are functioning (represented below ... A single defective tumor suppressor will still leave the cell with one ... Loss of Tumor Suppressor Gene Triggers Colon Cancer (09.03.98) ... Molecular Structure Shows How Tumor Suppres...

Transgenic animals

...e been expressed in transgenic animals include: anti-thrombin III (to ... ... of pharmaceutical human proteins in transgenic animals is still a minor business, ... Transgenic animals for pharmaceutical production; Drugs (human) ... ... 101: An Introduction to Transgenic Farm Animal...
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