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The 50 Million Pound Challenge Finds Its Stride as Cities Across the Country Hold the First Annual Challenge Walk Off on May 16

Mayors and Local Leaders Unite to Help Their Communities Adopt a Healthy Lifestyle NEW YORK, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than one million people already a part of the online community at 50millionpounds.com, Dr. Ian Smith's 50 Million Pound Challenge, announced today that it has teame...

Courage Center Is First in Midwest to Offer Innovative Treatment for Movement Disorders

...t injuries. Gait challenges that can be addressed include: stride length Heel strike Gait stamina Weight shifting ...ping stroke survivor Brent Gerten of Lino Lakes, Minn., perfect his walking stride and speed at Courage Center Forest Lake. More about the IM Gait Mate ...

New Hope for Walking Normally, Living Better With Cerebral Palsy

...In clinical studies (see http://www.medigait.com/studies.html ) with children and young adults with CP, 80% of patients experienced an improvement in stride length and walking speed after only ten minutes of walking with the GaitAid. Participants reported an improved feeling of balance and confidence in w...

Graham Packaging's Teamwork with Invitrogen Leads to an Award-Winning New Medical Container

...rogen brought Graham Packaging into the development of the new bottle early in the process, in 2005. "The Graham Packaging team took each challenge in stride and built and maintained a good rapport with the customer's project team," Page said. The AmeriStar awards are sponsored by the Institute of Pack...

PinnacleHealth Selects MobileMD for Health Information Exchange Service

...ement puts health system in vanguard of electronic medical records in Central Pennsylvania HARRISBURG, Pa., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- In a major stride towards attaining full electronic medical records, PinnacleHealth has signed an agreement with MobileMD to implement MobileMD's Health Information Exc...

eICU(R) Program Activates in Alaska

...ded locally to the sickest of patients. We will save additional lives with the eICU." Frank Sample, CEO of Philips VISICU, sees this as a great stride for telemedicine. "Many telehealth initiatives today focus on improving diagnosis and treatment for chronic care conditions. With telemedicine progr...

With 4 Legs They All Walk the Same, It Seems

... records out of the water," Beaver said. "They found the horse had a longer stride so he covered more ground for the same amount of motion and could do it jus...humans might want to take a cue from the success of Secretariat's legendary stride and try to perfect their own gait. Few people walk correctly, contend th...

Human Ancestors Put Best Foot Forward 1.5M Years Ago

...all features that define the modern foot, and they were there 1.5 million years ago." The distance between the footprints also shows a much greater stride than had been evident before, indicating a change in landscape and in the hominids' ability to traverse this landscape. "At this time, 1.5 to 1.7 m...

Fattah Calls SCHIP Vote 'Major Stride' in Expanding Health Care

...of 289 to 139. "The effort to bring change to Washington by expanding health care for our working families and their children took a major stride today. I have joined with more than two-thirds of my colleagues in bipartisan approval of the long-overdue State Children's Health Insurance Program (...

Polar Introduces the RS800CX Training Management System for Multisport Endurance Athletes

...ds from everything included with the base CX set and adds the Polar s3 stride sensor to monitor advanced running metrics like cadence and stride length, as well as speed and distance. It also provides a range of per...
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PTC Therapeutics Announces Data Showing Six-Minute Walk Test Consistently Measures Ambulatory Function in Patients With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

...ly and reliably with minimal interruption from falls. The study found that the muscular deficits that are characteristic of boys with DMD impair their stride length and cadence, resulting in shorter 6-minute walk distances than healthy boys. The data correlate well with the known natural history of DMD and ...

Lab Automation Networks Proliferating

... automate an increasing number of pre-analytic functions or distinct workcell areas. Several hundred clinical labs worldwide have even taken the giant stride of converting to total laboratory automation, based on strong evidence that automation not only heightens profitability but also improves quality, tim...
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Optimum running speed is stride toward understanding human body form

MADISON Runners, listen up: If your body is telling you that your pace feels a little too fast or a little too slow, it may be right. A new study, published online March 18 in the Journal of Human Evolution , shows that the efficiency of human running varies with speed and that each individu...

Farmers can spot lame sheep, but fail to prevent footrot spread

...level of lameness. More than 90% of the study participants correctly identified mildly lame sheep, that is, those with an uneven posture, a shorter stride in one leg or a slight nodding of the head as they moved. However, the treatment of lame sheep varied considerably between farmers. Nearly 20% said th...

Galloping and breathing at high speed

...ch allows a horse to take in one breadth for every stride they make while racing. For more than a decade a t...tion When a horse is running, its breathing and stride are linked in a 1:1 ratio, so for every stride they take, they also take one breath. The peak air...

Sweets make young horses harder to train in Montana State study

...grain a day in addition to the hay. Both groups ate as much hay and drank as much water as they wanted. Each horse wore a pedometer adjusted to its stride and attached with an Ace bandage to its left front leg above the knee, Bowman said. Each horse also had a combination wristwatch-heart monitor hanging...

'Wildcat Power Cord' repairs cruciate ligament in dairy cow's knee

...echnicians. The next day, the Jersey cow was led across the hospital's video synchronization pressure mat to determine her level of lameness. "Her stride length had increased 30 percent, and she bore 25 percent more weight on her operated leg," Anderson said. "To have that much improvement is spectacula...

High blood pressure, low energy -- a recipe for heart failure

...eloped symptoms of heart failure when their hearts were forced to pump against high pressure. The hearts of normal mice took that pressure overload in stride and stayed healthy. Those contrasting outcomes suggest that heart health greatly depends on ERR alpha. "The stress of a cardiac pressure overload as...

Definitive evidence found of a swimming dinosaur

...rved in a layer of sandstone, averages approximately 50 centimeters in length and 15 centimeters wide. The spacing between them suggests an underwater stride of 243-271 centimeters. According to co-author Loic Costeur, Laboratoire de Planétologie et Géodynamique de Nantes, Université de Nantes, France...

One small step means giant leap for spinal cord research

...lation (FES), a process that sends controlled bursts of electricity through the skin and into muscles, can help patients improve their step frequency, stride length and overall walking speed. "This is a group of patients in which recovery is not expected," says Professor Milos Popovic of the Institute of...

Can't serve an ace? Could be muscle fatigue

...skilled actions such as serving a tennis ball, throwing a javelin or shooting a bow and arrow. He said it could also result in loss of control over stride length during running - leading to stretched hamstrings and other injuries. "When a tennis player is serving, they don't watch where their shoulder...

Double triumph in stem cell quest

...ed immune condition. The work proves that matching ESCs can be derived via therapeutic cloning from donors of any age and sex. "This is an enormous stride in the long journey to determine whether nuclear-transfer-derived human embryonic stem cells might be eventually suitable for transplantation medicine...
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Oncothyreon announces presentation of long-term Stimuvax data at World Conference on Lung Cancer

... Merck KGaA is also conducting a global Phase 3 trial of Stimuvax known as stride (STimulating immune Response In aDvanced brEast cancer) in patients with ho...receptor-positive, locally advanced, recurrent or metastatic breast cancer. stride is anticipated to enroll more than 900 patients at approximately 180 sites ...

Researchers unite to distribute quantum keys

...Universit de Genve, the University of Vienna, CNRS, Thales, LMU Munich, Siemens, and many more have broken all previous records and taken another huge stride towards practical implementation of secure, quantum-encrypted communication networks. A journal paper, 'The SECOQC Key Distribution Network in Vien...

Oncothyreon announces initiation of Phase 3 trial of Stimuvax in breast cancer

...ement with Oncothyreon. The Phase 3 trial, named stride (STimulating immune Response In aDvanced brEast ca... a placebo in a 2:1 ratio. The primary endpoint of stride is progression-free survival. Overall survival, qu...igator of STRIDE. "If the results from the Phase 3 stride study prove positive, this could make a difference...

AMPAC Fine Chemicals Receives the California Pollution Prevention Challenge Award Two Consecutive Years

...overall pollution prevention achievements of AFC's stride (Sustainability Through Renewable Innovative Desig... Jill Reed, AFC Environmental Manager, said, "The stride team was formed to look at all potential means to ...function at AFC. Since its inception in 2007, the stride team projects have reduced hazardous waste generat...

Uroplasty Reports Record Sales for Third Fiscal Quarter and Nine Months Ended December 31, 2007

...currency exchange rates, sales to customers outside of the U.S. declined by approximately 10%. "Our relatively new U.S. sales force has begun to hit stride by adding over 100 new customer relationships for the Urgent(R) PC neuromodulation system, bringing to more than 300 the total number of active U.S. c...

ARE WE THERE YET?

...ks at part of the business! Too many have been misled. I sincerely hope that one or more of the leading money market companies has the fortitude to stride back into the market and prime the funding engine. But this time keep your eyes and ears open, send men (not boys), and return to the old-fashioned wa...

UW-Madison puts heart and mind into stem cells

...onona Terrace, two researchers from the UW-Madison biotech department discussed how stem cells can move past current studies and provide a significant stride in treatment success rates. Richard Moss , chair of the department of physiology at UW-Madison and director of the Cardiovascular Research Center...

Online Kiosks founder Mike Strand uses contest to screen new business plan

...d has always kept his eye out for new business opportunities. A former technology consultant for Delta Technology and Cray Research, Strand took a stride forward in 1988 when he founded StrandWare Inc. , a company based out of his home dealing with barcode software. By the time he sold the company in 2...
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