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Social support buffers adolescent depression after terrorist attacks: Ben-Gurion University

BEER-SHEVA, ISRAEL -- July 20, 2009 Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) have conducted a "before and after" study of depression and terrorist attacks in adolescents, demonstrating that strong social support from friends is a buffer from depression in terrorism-related stress. ...

Revolutionary New Safety Cutter Patented After 911 Terrorist Attacks Is Changing the Way Boxes Are Opened

Klever Innovations has patented a new box and package opening tool that will not cut the user or damage contents.This revolutionary new tool was developed because open blade box cutters were used in the 911 terrorist attacks. Tha Klever Kutter is a tool not a weapon; it is simply the safest box c...

Psychological consequence of terrorist attacks

The Terrorist attack on the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon could affect the mental health of Americans over coming weeks and months. As the dust settles over New York and Washington, psychiatrists warn that people will start to feel the full psychological impact of the disaster. Keeping busy a...

Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. Announces Expiration and Results of Tender Offers for Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes and Senior Subordinated Notes and Solicitation of Consents to Related Indentures

...in qualified pharmacy and other personnel, the Company's significant indebtedness, labor disturbances, the continued impact of, or new occurrences of, terrorist attacks in the New York greater metropolitan area and any actions that may be taken in anticipation or response, demographic changes, the Company's ab...

Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. Announces Closing of Offering of $300 Million of 11.75% Senior Secured Notes Due 2015

...e and retain qualified pharmacy and other personnel, our significant indebtedness, labor disturbances, the continued impact of, or new occurrences of, terrorist attacks in the New York greater metropolitan area and any actions that may be taken in anticipation or response, demographic changes, our ability to l...

Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. Announces Pricing of Offering of 11.75% Senior Secured Notes Due 2015

...e and retain qualified pharmacy and other personnel, our significant indebtedness, labor disturbances, the continued impact of, or new occurrences of, terrorist attacks in the New York greater metropolitan area and any actions that may be taken in anticipation or response, demographic changes, our ability to l...

Gentiva Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...r reduction in revenues associated with major payer sources; ability of customers to pay for services; business disruption due to natural disasters or terrorist acts; ability to successfully integrate the operations of acquisitions the Company may make and achieve expected synergies and operational efficiencie...

Stories we tell about national trauma reflect our psychological well-being

...oked at personal accounts about experiences of the terrorist attacks of 9/11 written by 395 adults from across ...s not surprisingly, participants who described the terrorist attacks with a sense that they were really over an...sample of adults who wrote accounts about the 9/11 terrorist attacks approximately two months after they occurr...

Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. Amends Terms and Extends Deadlines for Previously Announced Cash Tender Offers for Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes and Senior Subordinated Notes

...ain qualified pharmacy and other personnel, the Issuers' significant indebtedness, labor disturbances, the continued impact of, or new occurrences of, terrorist attacks in the New York greater metropolitan area and any actions that may be taken in anticipation or response, demographic changes, the Issuers' abi...

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

...r reduction in revenues associated with major payer sources; ability of customers to pay for services; business disruption due to natural disasters or terrorist acts; ability to successfully integrate the operations of acquisitions the Company may make and achieve expected synergies and operational efficiencie...
terrorist in Medical Technology

Human Genome Sciences Begins Delivery of First-in-Class Anthrax Treatment to U.S. Strategic National Stockpile

...t-in-class treatment for anthrax, and the first procurement under Project BioShield of a product discovered and developed after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. It specifically targets the deadly toxins released within the human body by Bacillus anthracis that are the real culprits in most anthrax-...

Inclinix Announces New Patent for Expert System Platform

... supports novel medical questionnaires, and the platform has been used in homeland security applications. The design supports interviewing patients in terrorist incidents to see if they are victims of weapons of mass destruction. The ESP system initiates questions about multiple possible weapons exposure and t...

Phase III Data Published for Once Monthly Dose of Risedronate to Treat Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

...disruptions, especially in the Company's significant geographical markets, as well as any political and/or economic uncertainty and disruptions due to terrorist activities; (9) the ability to successfully manage competitive factors, including prices, promotional incentives and trade terms for products; (10) th...

Hospital Launches Landmark Emergency Medicine Project

...om the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to jointly develop a coordinated response among D.C. health care providers to natural disasters or terrorist attacks. "In addition to this coordinated response plan, the Washington, DC region still desperately needs a facility that can handle a huge influx of...

Interview of the Vice President

...ld the country be significantly more at risk for a terrorist attack if they were to prevail in the fight in Ira...d upon a new strategy after 9/11. We used to treat terrorist attacks as a law enforcement problem. We went out ...st future attacks. And so we did things like the terrorist Surveillance Program, which is now all caught up i...

New Phase III Data Presented for Once Monthly Dosing Regimen of Risedronate to Treat Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

...disruptions, especially in the Company's significant geographical markets, as well as any political and/or economic uncertainty and disruptions due to terrorist activities; (9) the ability to successfully manage competitive factors, including prices, promotional incentives and trade terms for products; (10) th...

Risedronate Reduced Risk of Fracture Among Osteoporotic Postmenopausal Women with History of Hip Fracture

...disruptions, especially in the Company's significant geographical markets, as well as any political and/or economic uncertainty and disruptions due to terrorist activities; (9) the ability to successfully manage competitive factors, including prices, promotional incentives and trade terms for products; (10) th...

Protalix BioTherapeutics, Inc. Receives Approval from the FDA to Initiate a Phase III Clinical Trial of prGCD

...sks and risks of securing adequate levels of product liability and clinical trial insurance coverage; the possible disruption of our operations due to terrorist activities and armed conflict, including as a result of the disruption of our subsidiary, our manufacturing facilities, collaborative partners, licens...
terrorist in Medical Dictionary

Cutaneous anthrax

... Cutaneous anthrax is a bacterial infection caused by Bacillus anthracis, an ... There were 11 cases of cutaneous anthrax attributed to the terrorist events of ... The diagnosis of cutaneous anthrax was first considered on October 12 after the ... Clinical Aspects of Critical Biological ...

Anthrax

...hracis. ... Anthrax commonly affects hoofed animals such as sheep and goats, but humans who ... About the possibility of anthrax being used in terrorist attacks. ... Intestinal anthrax results from ingesting foodstuffs (usually meats) that have ... Penn State Hershey Medical Center provides world...
terrorist in Biological News

Tests show LLNL detection instrument can monitor the air for all major terrorist threat substances

Security and law enforcement officials may some day have a new ally - a universal detection system that can monitor the air for virtually all of the major threat agents that could be used by terrorists. This type of system is under development by a team of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory...

High-tech vehicle design boosts emergency rescue capacity

...ent to an unbraked impact at 30 km/h. The rescue vehicles are easy and safe to operate, and simple to clean and disinfect. Environment disasters and terrorist attacks are putting ever increasing pressure on the rescue services as they often have to take care of a high number of victims in a very short period...

Frost & Sullivan Looks at Biometrics Advancement in Civil Security: Exploring Opportunities for Today and Beyond

... and enables government forces and agencies to protect and detect potential terrorist threats and criminal activities, rather than responding to attacks. The suc...actors for the European Civil Security Industry. "The rising crime and terrorist attacks has compelled the government agencies and private sector to focus o...

Study on keeping nuclear bombs from US ports shows misplaced fear over cargo scanning cost

...tlenecks in international shipping should a raised security alert or actual terrorist incident require that the current inspection protocol be ramped up. "We ...U.S.-bound containers that the system now handles, especially if there is a terrorist incident or a raised security alert requiring more overseas inspections. ...

Geographic profiling applied to track hunting patterns of white sharks in South Africa

...ng has also been applied to studies of the foraging behavior of bats and bumblebees, the spread of infectious diseases in Africa, and the structure of terrorist cells in the Middle East. For more information about geographic profiling visit: www.txstate.edu/gii ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- June 3, 2009

...ers of the gate Advanced imaging and detection technologies help identify terrorist threats at U.S. airports, but the Feds concede that screening passengers an...ir bags is an "enormously challenging detection problem." Since some of the terrorist tools are so tiny, law enforcement officials have to downsize their equipme...

Demonstration Features Commercial Technology for Combating Terrorism

...ems of equipment and systems for use in countering terrorist attacks against people, equipment and infrastructu...e Joint Chiefs of Staff in 1997 as a result of the terrorist bombing of Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia the previ...ing and advancing technology to counter increasing terrorist activity against personnel, equipment, and infrast...

Monitoring water through a snake's eyes

... With many skyscrapers holding water reserves on the top of the building, a terrorist only needs to introduce poison into a tank to wreak havoc. "A terrorist wouldn't have to kill tens of thousands of people. Only 50 deaths ― a...

Demonstration Features Commercial Technology for Combating Terrorism

...ems of equipment and systems for use in countering terrorist attacks against people, equipment and infrastructu...e Joint Chiefs of Staff in 1997 as a result of the terrorist bombing of Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia the previ...ing and advancing technology to counter increasing terrorist activity against personnel, equipment, and infrast...

Admiral to discuss piracy on high seas at IEEE Homeland Security Conference

...s leaders, ship captains, engineers and professional officers since the 19th century. HST 09 is an annual conference that began following the 9/11 terrorist attacks. It focuses on innovative technologies addressing some of the nation's most-pressing national security problems. Accepted peer-reviewed pa...
terrorist in Biological Technology

Tests show LLNL detection instrument can monitor the air for all major terrorist threat substances

Security and law enforcement officials may some day have a new ally - a universal detection system that can monitor the air for virtually all of the major threat agents that could be used by terrorists. This type of system is under development by a team of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory...

Human Genome Sciences Announces New Order for Raxibacumab (ABthrax(TM)) from U.S. Government

...t-in-class treatment for anthrax, and the first procurement under Project BioShield of a product discovered and developed after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Raxibacumab is being developed under a contract entered into in 2006 with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA)...

Information warfare in the 21st century: Ideas are sometimes stronger than bombs

...fare" plays a crucial role in the struggle against terrorist organizations, sometimes more so than conventional...eapons. Therefore, the information warfare against terrorist organizations ought to be instigated and on the at...ield of struggle between a sovereign country and a terrorist organization it is also necessary to relate to the...

Monitoring water through a snake's eyes

... With many skyscrapers holding water reserves on the top of the building, a terrorist only needs to introduce poison into a tank to wreak havoc. "A terrorist wouldn't have to kill tens of thousands of people. Only 50 deaths ― a...

Study on keeping nuclear bombs from US ports shows misplaced fear over cargo scanning cost

...tlenecks in international shipping should a raised security alert or actual terrorist incident require that the current inspection protocol be ramped up. "We ...U.S.-bound containers that the system now handles, especially if there is a terrorist incident or a raised security alert requiring more overseas inspections. ...

Disabled and other vulnerable groups more susceptible to terrorism fears

...country's alert level at that time, as well as how often they worried about terrorist attacks and how often they avoided activities because of those fears. ...oidance. Ensuring that structures can be safely evacuated in the event of a terrorist act, for example, can help reduce some of these fears among the physically ...

Information warfare in the 21st century: Ideas are sometimes stronger than bombs

...fare" plays a crucial role in the struggle against terrorist organizations, sometimes more so than conventional...eapons. Therefore, the information warfare against terrorist organizations ought to be instigated and on the at...ield of struggle between a sovereign country and a terrorist organization it is also necessary to relate to the...

Monitoring water through a snake's eyes

... With many skyscrapers holding water reserves on the top of the building, a terrorist only needs to introduce poison into a tank to wreak havoc. "A terrorist wouldn't have to kill tens of thousands of people. Only 50 deaths ― a...

Beckman Coulter Announces First Quarter 2009 Results

...d regulations, including increased taxes; regulation, economic, credit and capital market conditions, currency exchange rates; and the effects of war, terrorist or similar activity. Additional factors that could cause actual results to differ are discussed in Part I, Item 1A (Risk Factors) of the Company's rep...

Disabled and other vulnerable groups more susceptible to terrorism fears

...country's alert level at that time, as well as how often they worried about terrorist attacks and how often they avoided activities because of those fears. ...oidance. Ensuring that structures can be safely evacuated in the event of a terrorist act, for example, can help reduce some of these fears among the physically ...
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