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Cosmetic Injections A Worthwhile Investment

Coalition Makes Predictions for 2009 (Vocus) January 21, 2009 -- Investing in self-improvement will still be a priority for many in 2009 according to recent predictions made by the leadership of the Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety . The most prevalent predi...

Flu Shots Worthwhile for College Students

Getting seasonal vaccine reduced illness rates, missed classes, study shows FRIDAY, Dec. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Flu vaccinations reduce college students' risk of illness, related health-care visits and school interruptions, a new study shows Researchers at the VA Medical Center and U...

Clopidogrel reloading worthwhile in acute coronary syndromes

CHICAGO, Ill. (April 1, 2008) Many patients who come to the cardiac catheterization laboratory for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) are already taking 75mg of clopidogrel daily to prevent unwanted blood clotting. Even so, an additional 600-mg reloading dose of clopidogrel significantly im...

Depression has a worthwhile treatment

According to a new study, screening of patients suffering from depression in a primary care visit was found to be done on a regular basis.When you visit the doctor, he or she may carry out routine checks of your health, such as measuring blood pressure.// According to some experts it is too compli...

Look Good...Feel Better and OPI Celebrate 20 Years of Helping Women Cope With Cancer

...ide more information about the Look Good...Feel Better program and where to find available workshops. "We are very excited to support such a worthwhile initiative for Look Good...Feel Better and be a part of this wonderful tradition of caring," said Suzi Weiss Fischmann, executive vice president a...

The Max Cure Foundation Announces Its First Charity Benefit: The 'Roar for a Cure' Carnival to Be Held on Saturday, August 22, 2009

... said David Plotkin, president of The Max Cure Foundation. "It is certain to be an exciting and memorable afternoon that will be benefiting three very worthwhile causes." A "Family Package" admits a family of four for $200; adult tickets are $100 each. The admission price includes unlimited food and drin...

Look Good...Feel Better and OPI Celebrate 20 Years of Helping Women Cope With Cancer

...ide more information about the Look Good...Feel Better program and where to find available workshops. "We are very excited to support such a worthwhile initiative for Look Good...Feel Better and be a part of this wonderful tradition of caring," said Suzi Weiss Fischmann, executive vice president a...

Alzheimer's Disease: Facing the Facts, Public Television Documentary Wins Emmy Award

...unch of the Create channel featuring the best of public television's lifestyle programming. APT is known for its leadership in identifying innovative, worthwhile and viewer-friendly programming. It has established a tradition of providing public television stations with program choices that strengthen and custo...

Oxygen + MRI might help determine cancer therapy success, researchers find

...of a face mask for breathing oxygen must be taken into account. "If we can prove that the test is meaningful in animals, then it is that much more worthwhile to argue for doing it in a patient. This preclinical work provides the foundation for future clinical studies," Dr. Mason said. "It helps justify doin...

Weight-Loss Surgery Options Compared in Super-Obese

... possibly, malnutrition. "The effort to better manage the potential vitamin and nutritional deficiencies associated with duodenal switch surgery is worthwhile because it appears that the duodenal switch surgery is more successful in terms of weight loss and resolution of significant obesity-related disease f...
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Alfacell Provides Shareholder Update

...e company. We cannot assure you, however, that we will be able to secure the necessary financing to maintain the company's operations and pursue these worthwhile projects. It is my sincere hope investors and shareholders alike will see the value in our compounds and continue supporting the company. As I stated ...

The COSHAR Foundation Launches National Childhood Immunization Awareness Campaign During National Infant Immunization Week (April 19-26)

...," and Stellar Award winning, Dove Award nominee and gospel recording artist Pastor William Becton. "I welcome the opportunity to partner in this very worthwhile effort to increase awareness of childhood vaccination," says Roderick Allison. The COSHAR Foundation will host an informative session for pastors in a...

Enanta Reports New Macrolide-Related Drug Class, Bicyclolides, to Combat Hospital and Community Acquired Superbug Infections, Including MRSA

...ty profile of macrolides as a class represent patient and pharmacoeconomic benefits that could be potentially quite significant, making this program a worthwhile endeavor." About Enanta's Bicyclolide research program Bicyclolides posses a reengineered back-bone structure of traditional macrolides, whose ben...

New Research May Lead to Earlier Diagnosis and Treatment of Primary Biliary Cirrhosis in Families

...patologist at Mayo Clinic. "Because collectively one in five sisters of a PBC patient has anti-mitochondrial antibodies in their blood, we think it is worthwhile to screen first-degree relatives, particularly those older than 40 years, for this biomarker. It is a simple, inexpensive blood test that could lead t...
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Parasitic worms make sex worthwhile

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- The coevolutionary struggle between a New Zealand snail and its worm parasite makes sex advantageous for the snail, whose females favor asexual reproduction in the absence of parasites, say Indiana University Bloomington and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology biologists in ...

Understanding how weeds are resistant to herbicides

... start understanding weeds better. "With this type of technology, you can generate all of this genomic data relatively cheaply and quickly, so it's worthwhile doing in some of these non-model species like weeds. We're able to start generating data now that five years ago would have been cost-prohibitive." Tr...

SRI International to screen drugs that fight 2009 H1N1 influenza A

...es and study H1N1 virus growth under well-controlled conditions. Next, they will begin testing the first round of drugs. Assuming that some drugs show worthwhile efficacy and potency, SRI will help develop a plan for preclinical and clinical evaluation and regulatory approval. ...

Long-term study shows effect of climate change on animal diversity

...efore you can even start to address the kinds of questions in this work. We've been fortunate to have a team that found the various research topics so worthwhile and so interesting that they stuck with it for several decades, and we've also been fortunate to receive funding for field work for that long." ...

Checking people at airports -- with terahertz radiation

...ease is available in German . Within the last few years the number of transport checks above all at airports has been increased considerably. A worthwhile effort as, after all, it concerns the protection of passengers. Possibilities for new and safe methods of transport checks are offered by terahertz ra...

Water: stressed-out and overheated

...c Advisor to the UK Government, who will outline the importance of freshwater ecosystems in a changing world. "I'm delighted to be speaking at such a worthwhile conference which highlights the importance of freshwater ecosystems, such as rivers and lakes and the impact our activities have on them. We need to r...

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News reports on cancer biomarkers

... GEN ( www.genengnews ). "Coming up with effective and validated biomarkers that detect cancer while still in its early stages seems like an extremely worthwhile effort on which to spend R&D funds now to cut down on costs of treatment in the future." A team led by Edouard Nice, Ph.D., at the Ludwig Institute...

Plant reflections may be key to early detection of treatment needs

... potato plant, a lot of inputs and resources are needed. If we can detect an infestation early, our technology may help producers decide whether it is worthwhile to spend more resources on a given field and/or whether their potatoes should be sold for chipping or another market. He said because it has not be...

Burrowing mammals dig for a living, but how do they do that?

...for understanding convergent evolution because in spite of how difficult it is to do this -- in spite of all the costs of doing this -- it seems to be worthwhile enough that many mammals have done it through time." Convergent evolution is the development of similar characteristics, necessary for survival, am...

Prehistoric aesthetics explains snail biogeography puzzle

...rade with Tahiti. To residents of more distant islands, however, white shells from Tahiti would have been a rare treasure, desirable enough to make it worthwhile to travel to Tahiti, bring back live snails and raise them. "The combination of aesthetic preference and fashionability made the unlikely introduc...
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Roche Announces Long-Term Commitment to Tackle Growing Epidemic of Diabetes

... devised unique and powerful tools to help patients discover that change is worthwhile and achievable." New educational programs and tools within the Behavio...e diabetes," Vierstraete added. "That core belief - that behavior change is worthwhile and achievable - is essential and Roche is committed to helping provide the...

Venter Institute Launches the J. Robert Beyster and Life Technologies 2009-2010 Research Voyage of the Sorcerer II Expedition

...amily Foundation The Beyster Family Foundation was established in 2003 at The San Diego Foundation, for the purpose of supporting a wide variety of worthwhile causes and organizations throughout the region. Grants have been given to numerous nonprofits, including arts, science and technology organizations. ...

Abbott Employee Giving Sets New Records for Employee Participation and Total Donations

...istance to help in completely renovating and expanding the clinic," said Manny Jimenez, an engineer at Abbott. "Donating money, time and expertise to worthwhile organizations like HealthReach is so rewarding -- you can help your neighbors and strengthen your own community." About Abbott and the Abbott ...

Don't Wait - Do It Now!(TM) Become an Organ and Tissue Donor

... of new registrants they are expected to sign up in their communities. Ohio colleges are critical partners in helping achieve this challenging but worthwhile goal, which is aimed at the millions of Ohioans who are eligible, but not currently registered. "In addition to raising awareness and educatin...

WuXi AppTec VP and GM Invited to Join the AAMI Standards Board

...tivities relating to the national standards program. ''I am very honored to be part of the national standards program, and will do my best to make a worthwhile contribution during my term. As the global medical device industry is rapidly growing and related technologies and products are converging, it is very...

Engineers harness cell phone technology for use in medical imaging

...d be valuable for developed nations as well," said Rubinsky. "One of the main problems of medical care is the increased cost of health care. It may be worthwhile to consider this as a way of reducing the cost of medical imaging." ...

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News reports on cancer biomarkers

... GEN ( www.genengnews ). "Coming up with effective and validated biomarkers that detect cancer while still in its early stages seems like an extremely worthwhile effort on which to spend R&D funds now to cut down on costs of treatment in the future." A team led by Edouard Nice, Ph.D., at the Ludwig Institute...

Let's Get Serious About Manufacturing!

...nds these issues because he invests in many traditional manufacturing firms as part of his job as a venture capitalist. I think he could make his very worthwhile case for stronger support of emerging industry development without suggesting that manufacturing is holding us back. ...

Etiquette at Todays Midwest Technology Trade Show

...d junket. They are wrong. Do your booth duty and then enjoy yourself in the trade show city, but don't let your co-workers down. It is fun and worthwhile to hobnob with industry people at trade shows especially as you get a little experience under your belt and begin to know people outside your own comp...

Avoid Trading Tech Relationships Like Pokmon Cards

...on sticks with me even now. In one ethics class, we used a text titled Beyond the New Morality (Grisez) that had a very simple message: people are worthwhile on their own and shouldn't be used as the means to an end. You can't help but think about that message when you look at the current tech-networkin...
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