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Researchers Produce First Nationwide Study of Homeless in ERs

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first national study of homeless people's use of emergency rooms finds that homeless patients are more likely to arrive at the hospital by ambulance and more than twice as likely to be uninsured. One-third of homeless patien...

Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. Sets Time for Discussion of First Quarter Fiscal 2010 Financial Results

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. (Nasdaq: MTXX ), an over-the-counter healthcare company, announced today that financial results for the fiscal 2010 first quarter, ended June 30, 2009, will be released after the market closes on Monday,...

Sagent Pharmaceuticals Announces Launch of First Two Oncolytic Products: Fludarabine Phosphate for Injection, USP and Epirubicin Hydrochloride Injection

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately-held specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has launched fludarabine phosphate for injection, USP and epirubicin hydrochloride injection. IMS data indicates the combined U.S. market...

MultiVu Video Feed: SCIELE PHARMA ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF ULESFIA(TM), FIRST AND ONLY FDA-APPROVED NON-NEUROTOXIC HEAD LICE TREATMENT

Sciele Pharma, Inc., a Shionogi Company, today announced the availability of Ulesfia (Benzyl Alcohol Lotion 5%), the first and only prescription medication that kills head lice by asphyxiation without potential neurotoxic side effects. Approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA),...

Emdeon Closes The Sentinel Group Acquisition, Implements First Customer in Less than 30 Days

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Emdeon, a leader in revenue and payment cycle management solutions, today announced the implementation of its first major customer following the recent acquisition of The Sentinel Group. The Sentinel Group, a recognized leader in healthcare fraud ...

100+ Nurses to Rally in SF Wed. to Demand Stronger Swine Flu Safety Protections: California Hospitals Remain Unprepared Despite First Nurse Death

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 100 registered nurses from across California will rally in San Francisco Wednesday to protest gaps by California hospitals in safety preparation for the H1N1 pandemic, the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Commit...

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Shire Reports Positive Results From First of Three Phase III Trials of velaglucerase alfa for Type 1 Gaucher Disease and Provides Important Updates on Interactions With FDA

LEXINGTON, Massachusetts, August 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY ), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today reported positive results from the first of three Phase III studies of velaglucerase alfa, its enzyme replacement therapy in development fo...

World's First Cardiac Adult Stem Cell Patient Receives Infusion

Trial taking place in Louisville, KY LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael (Mike) Jones has become the world's first recipient of adult cardiac stem cells to treat congestive heart failure. Jones' infusion on July 17 marks the world's first phase-one...

Researchers Create First Targeted Knockout Rats Using Zinc Finger Nuclease Technology

MILWAUKEE, RICHMOND, Calif., ST LOUIS, PALO ALTO, Calif., and PARIS, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientists from The Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Sangamo Biosciences, Inc., (Nasdaq: SGMO ), Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (Nasdaq: SIAL ), Open Monoclonal Technology...

Lilly and New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg Announce Lilly Agrees to be First Tenant of East River Science Park; Issue Urgent Call for Healthcare Reform that Protects Innovation and Jobs

INDIANAPOLIS, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) announced today during a lease signing event that it has become the first tenant of New York City's new Alexandria Center for Science and Technology at East River Science Park, a development that sh...

GNC Unveils Study Results for First and Only Nitric Oxide Product Clinically Proven to Improve Physical Performance at NSCA Conference in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GNC, the leading global specialty retailer of nutritional products, announced today clinical results for the first and only nitric oxide product, Amplified Maxertion N.O., proven to demonstrate a delay in the onset of neuromuscular fatigue. The key fin...

McCaughey Urges Use of First NYS Hospital Infection Report

NEW YORK, June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Betsy McCaughey of the Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths (RID) urges families to make use of hospital infection rates made available by the NYS Department of Health today. "Now patients can learn which hospitals in their area have the lowest infecti...

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Maternal Serum Screen, First Trimester

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FEMTO LDV Femtosecond Surgical Laser

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Abtissue pathology

...ion or massive internal bleeding . Abtissue pathology was discovered and first recorded by Dan Brolynstein in conjunction with the Harvard Veterinarian Medical School. These diseases first disable the immune system before proceeding to change the chemical makeup i...

American Dietetic Association

...ssionals, consultants and food service managers. ADA was founded in 1917 in Cleveland, Ohio , by a group of women led by Lenna F. Cooper and ADA's first president, Lulu C. Graves , who were dedicated to helping the government conserve food and improve public health during World War I . Con...

Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program

...ccine manufactured by BioPort , a subsidiary of Emergent BioSolutions Inc.). Senior Chief Petty Officer John Payhurst administers the first in a series of anthrax vaccinations to one of 6,200 sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) on March 17, 1998. Stennis and it...

Artecoll

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Arterial stiffness

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Atransferrinemia

...c hypochromic anemia, growth retardation and recurrent infections are the first clinical signs of the disease. Iron overload occurs mainly in the liver, he...gested that there is a higher number of current cases. Researchers used the first known case reported in the United States [2] and identified mutations...
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First

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Zygote

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Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

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Yaws

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Xeroderma Pigmentosum

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Wounds

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Leicester research paves way for first use in Europe of an insect to fight invasive plant

Researchers at the University of Leicester have paved the way for the first ever use in Europe of an insect (biocontrol) to combat an invasive plant species in Britain. University of Leicester biologists established that the Japanese Knotweed in Britain was one the biggest females in the world-...

Nottinghamshire Police First Law Enforcement Agency to Deploy ForensicSoft in United Kingdom

PROVIDENCE, R.I., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- ForensicSoft, a growing provider of digital forensic software and services, is proud to announce the formal approval and selection of its products by the Nottinghamshire Police, of Nottinghamshire, England. ForensicSoft's products, which increase the ...

Spallation Neutron Source sees first target replacement

OAK RIDGE, July 27, 2009 -- Having outlasted all expectations of its service life, the original mercury target of the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS), the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science's record-setting neutron science facility at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, is being replaced for ...

Results of national assessment of first responder location systems to be announced Aug. 3

WORCESTER, Mass. The results of a national assessment of indoor location systems for firefighters and other first responders will be announced at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) during the 2009 Workshop on Precision Indoor Personnel Location and Tracking for Emergency Responders, which runs...

LSUHSC shows for first time infant inhalation of ultrafine air pollution linked to adult lung disease

New Orleans, LA Stephania Cormier, PhD, Associate Professor of Pharmacology at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, has shown for the first time that early exposure to environmentally persistent free radicals (present in airborne ultrafine particulate matter) affects long-term lung function. S...

Researchers design first model motor nerve system that's insulated and organized like the human body

Amsterdam, 21 July 2009 - In the July issue of Biomaterials , published by Elsevier, researchers from the University of Central Florida (UCF) report on the first lab-grown motor nerves that are insulated and organized just like they are in the human body. The model system will drastically improv...

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Synthetech Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2010 Results

ALBANY, Ore., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synthetech, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NZYM) today announced financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2010, which ended June 30, 2009. Revenue for the quarter was $4.7 million, a 5% decrease compared to revenue of $4.9 million in th...

Repligen Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year 2010 Financial Results

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Repligen Corporation (Nasdaq: RGEN ) today reported results for the first quarter fiscal year 2010, ended June 30, 2009. Total revenue for the quarter was $5,061,000 compared to total revenue of $13,660,000 for the first quarter of fiscal ye...

Nile Therapeutics, Inc. Announces Dosing of First Patient in Phase 2 Study of CD-NP for the Treatment of Acute Heart Failure

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX ), a company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, today announced dosing of its first patient in a Phase 2 clinical study of its lead product, CD-NP, for the treatme...

Hoya Announces First Quarter Financial Results for FY2010

TOKYO, Japan, August 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HOYA Corporation today announced financial results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2009. Net sales were 94.9 billion yen for the quarter, a 27.0% decrease from 130.1 billion yen in the same period last year, and operating income was 9.2 bil...

Trubion Announces Dates for Second Quarter and First Half 2009 Earnings Conference Call

SEATTLE, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trubion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: TRBN ) today announced that it plans to issue earnings results for its second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2009, after the close of market on Aug. 6, 2009. The company's earnings conference call w...

Repligen Announces Conference Call of First Quarter Fiscal Year 2010 Results

WALTHAM, Mass., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Repligen Corporation (Nasdaq: RGEN ) announced today that the Company President and Chief Executive Officer, Walter C. Herlihy, Ph.D., will host a conference call and webcast on Thursday, August 6th, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. EDT, to report fi...

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CQCS kit for first KR 4i from Thermo Scientific

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Rabbit Anti-Jun B, phospho (Ser79) Polyclonal Antibody, Unconjugated from Lab Vision

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eBioscience IC Fixation Buffer 125 ml from eBioscience

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pHyPer-dMito from Evrogen JSC

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Abiogenesis

...to the great calamity of the inhabitants." The first step in the scientific refutation of the theory of...ere was a perpetual abiogenetic fount by which the first steps in the evolution of living organisms continu...e in the macroscopic world. If organic matter were first sterilized and then prevented from contamination f...

Actin

...ent by 40 nm . This increase in distance allows the motor protein myosin to interact with the filament, enabling deformation or contraction. In the first case, one end of myosin is bound to the plasma membrane while the other end walks towards the plus end of the actin filament. This pulls the membr...

Adaptive radiation

...s of finches that reached the islands. Other examples include the introduction of predatory mammals to Australia by humans, the development of the first birds , which suddenly were able to expand their territory into the air, or the development of lung fish during the Devonian period , about 300 ...

Alcohol

...vessel. According to this theory, the meaning of alkuhul would have been first extended to distilled substances in general, and then narrowed to ethanol. ... neutral alcohols do not react in such reactions. However if the oxygen is first protonated to give R−OH 2 + , the leaving group ( water ) is much mo...

Alfred Russel Wallace

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Alga

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Zygotene

... What is zygotene ? Meaning of zygotene medical term. What does zygotene mean? ... zygotene /zy·go·tene/ (zi'go-tēn) the synaptic stage of the first ... zygotene ... Zoology information, history, articles and research from Academic Journals, Newspapers, and magazines at HighBeam.com. Free Tria...

Zoology

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Zygote

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Zona pellucida

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Xeroderma pigmentosum

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Xenobiology

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