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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

NEW YORK, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. announced today the expiration and the final results of the previously announced offers by its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Duane Reade Inc. and Duane Reade (collectively, the "Issuers"), to purchase for cash (i) any and all of th...

Cell Conversion Shows Promise for Diabetes Treatment

But researchers must figure out how to keep new beta cells under control FRIDAY, Aug. 7 (HealthDay News) -- European scientists have identified a transcription factor that plays a key role in the conversion of pancreas cells into insulin-producing beta cells, and the finding could lead...

Yerkes researchers propose ambitious new strategies for AIDS vaccine research

Researchers at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, believe conventional vaccine strategies should not be the only avenue explored in the development of an effective AIDS vaccine. Based on studying simian immunodeficiency viruses (SIVs) in African nonhuman primates, they ...

How to make negative services less unpleasant for consumers

Chestnut Hill, MA August 10, 2009 Service quality beliefs are usually positively related to customer satisfaction the higher the perceived service quality, the higher the customer's satisfaction. However, an article published in the August issue of the Journal of Service Research finds this ...

MU expert offers tips for finding the best long-term care

COLUMBIA, Mo. (8/6/2009) -America's 77 million aging baby boomers and their families soon will face decisions about their long-term care needs. A new book co-authored by Marilyn Rantz, an eldercare expert at the University of Missouri, explains how consumers can find the best eldercare options in ...

Many Opt for Surgery to Lower Breast, Ovarian Cancer Risk

Women with BRCA gene mutations often choose preventive measures, study finds FRIDAY, Aug. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Many women with a high risk of breast or ovarian cancer have surgery to remove their breasts or ovaries in order to reduce the likelihood of developing cancer, English resear...

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Tiny Cup Attached to Eye Improves Drug Delivery For Retinal Diseases

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new drug delivery system that uses a tiny silicone cup filled with any drug and sealed to the outer surface (episclera) of the eyeball may offer a more effective method for the sustained delivery of medicines for retinal and vitreous disea...

Sanofi Pasteur Submits Supplemental Application for A(H1N1) Pandemic Vaccine to U.S. FDA

LYON, France and SWIFTWATER, Pa., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of the sanofi-aventis Group (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY ), announced today the company has submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) a supplemental application for licensure...

Isis Reports Strong Financial Results and Highlights for Second Quarter of 2009

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIS ) today announced its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2009. During 2009 Isis has continued to successfully execute its business strategy and as a result reported $669...

Cancer Centers of North Carolina Offers HDR Brachytherapy for Treatment of Cancerous Tumors

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer Centers of North Carolina , an affiliate of US Oncology, Inc. , continues to offer cutting-edge treatment options to its patients through the addition of High Dose Rate (HDR) brachytherapy. This latest advance in brachytherapy a...

Labopharm files New Drug Submission with Health Canada for novel antidepressant

LAVAL, QC, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Labopharm Inc. (TSX: DDS; NASDAQ: DDSS ) today announced it has filed a New Drug Submission (NDS) with the Therapeutic Products Directorate of Health Canada for its novel formulation of the antidepressant trazodone. "We are pleased to file our New Dru...

Debiopharm Group and Mercury Therapeutics, Inc. Sign an Exclusive License Agreement for the Development and Commercialisation of Debio 0930

LAUSANNE, Switzerland and WOBURN, Massachusetts, August 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Debiopharm Group (Debiopharm), a Swiss-based global biopharmaceutical group of companies with a focus on the development of prescription drugs that target unmet medical needs, and Mercury Therapeutics, Inc. (Mercury), a ...

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Osteomesh Bioresorbable Implant for Craniofacial Surgery

Description: Osteomesh is a bioresorbable implant used in craniofacial surgery to repair various types of fractures, like the orbital floor fracture and to fill surgical defects. It has interconnected pores which allow rapid saturation with marrow, blood and nutrients, thus providing the patients own cells with...
Company:Osteopore International

Osteoplug Bioresorbable Implant for Trephination Burr Holes

Description: Posteoplug is a bioresorbable implant that is used for covering trephination burr holes in neurosurgery. This proprietary, user-friendly design, shaped like a flattened button mushroom, allows a snap fit into burr holes and requires no fixation by screws, unlike titanium plates. It has superior me...
Company:Osteopore International

Hemoglobin Control for Hemocue Analyzers

Description: QC HGB is an assayed quality control material for Hemocue analyzers. This control is a solution of stabilized human red cells and is available in 3 levels for monitoring analyzer performance at several points within the clinical range....
Company:RNA Medical

RNA1c Control for Bayer DCA 2000 and 2000 + Analyzers

Description: RNA1c Control is an assayed quality control material used for monitoring the performance of Bayer DCA Analyzers that measure Hemoglobin A1c. It may be used on DCA 2000 and 2000+ analyzers....
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CVA and CVA for CELL-DYN Linearity Control Kits

Description: CVA and CVA for CELL-DYN are assayed linearity control kits that are used to assess calibration and to verify patient reportable range of three- and five-part hematology instruments. The kits also measure the linear performance of the analyzer. CVA and CVA for CELL-DYN kits have customized ranges a...
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nRBC-Chex for LH nRBC Control

Description: nRBC-Chex for LH is a nucleated red blood cell (nRBC) control for evaluating the accuracy and precision of the Coulter LH 750/LH 755 hematology analyzer in its enumeration of the nRBC parameter. The assay provides for the Coulter LH 750/LH 755. nRBC-Chex for LH is a two-level control packaged in pl...
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Abtissue pathology

... Abtissue pathology is a general term for a disease which, through disabling the immune system and changing the chemical balance of the nervous system , makes the brain react as if there we...

Allopathic medicine

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Acute care

...care refers to necessary treatment of a disease for only a short period of time in which a patient is treated for a brief but severe episode of illness. Many hospi...crisis in the US is the result of the growing need for acute care despite a decrease in the number of fac...

Angor animi

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American Dietetic Association

...onal Programs ADA's Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) is recognized by the Co... Department of Education as the accrediting agency for education programs that prepare dietetics professi...a leader in promoting and achieving healthy weight for children, helping to reduce the growing prevalence...

Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program

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Mammogram

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Imperforate anus

...here are two types of imperforate anus : High type - no opening is present and the ... What causes an imperforate anus ? There is no known cause for the condition, ... Imperforate anus is congenital (present from birth) defect in which the opening ... Imperforate anus may occur in sev...

Glaucoma

...vision from glaucoma ? ... Glaucoma public health education program for people at high risk for glaucoma eye disease ... Glaucoma . Goals, Objectives, and Prevalenc...

Colorectal polyps

...: A joint ... An introduction to the causes, symptoms, and treatments for Colon Polyps . ... How can I prevent colon polyps ? Points to Remember.... The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons is the premier society for colon and rectal surgeons and other ... all colorectal polyps are rem...

Zygote

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Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

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EMBO pioneers pension plan for internationally mobile postdoctoral researchers

Heidelberg, Germany, 6 August 2009 The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) announced today the introduction of a new private pension plan for EMBO Fellows. The plan offers a benefit package that optimally suits the needs of highly mobile scientists. Post-doctoral researchers who are...

Scientists find universal rules for food-web stability

The findings, published in this week's issue of Science , conclude that food-web stability is enhanced when many diverse predator-prey links connect high and intermediate trophic levels. The computations also reveal that small ecosystems follow other rules than large ecosystems: differences in th...

Protein handlers should be effective treatment target for cancer and Alzheimer's

AUGUSTA, Ga. Cancer and Alzheimer's have excess protein in common and scientists say learning more about how proteins are made and eliminated will lead to better treatment for both. Medical College of Georgia researchers Drs. Nahid F. Mivechi and Dimitrios Moskofidis have received two National...

Moving to the US increases cancer risk for Hispanics

PHILADELPHIA Results of a new study confirm trends that different Hispanic population groups have higher incidence rates of certain cancers and worse cancer outcomes if they live in the United States, than they do if they live in their homelands. "Hispanics are not all the same with regard to...

Methods for gene transfer in stem cells featured in Cold Spring Harbor Protocols

COLD SPRING HARBOR, N.Y. (Wed., Aug. 5, 2009) Vectors derived from retroviruses are useful tools for long-term gene transfer because they allow stable integration of transgenes and propagation into daughter cells. Lentiviral vectors are preferred because they can transduce non-proliferating ce...

Obama administration announces more than $327 million in Recovery Act funding for science research

Washington, D.C. U.S Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today that more than $327 million in new funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will go toward scientific research, instrumentation, and laboratory infrastructure projects. Ten of DOE's national laboratories...

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DOE awards $377 million in funding for 46 energy frontier research centers

Washington, DC In a major effort to accelerate the scientific breakthroughs needed to build a new 21st-century energy economy, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced the delivery of $377 million in funding for 46 new multi-million-dollar Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) located at uni...

Microbix Sales Grow 22% For Nine Months

Burn rate significantly reduced and Semen Sexing Technology achieves milestone TORONTO, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - For nine months ended June 30, 2009, Microbix Biosystems Inc. (TSX:MBX) announced strong sales and a significantly reduced burn rate. The third quarter had a small...

Data Published in Cell Stem Cell Demonstrates Potent Anti-Cancer Activity for OncoMed Pharmaceuticals' Lead Antibody

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.,, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage company developing novel antibody therapeutics that target cancer stem cells, today announced the publication in Cell Stem Cell of data demonstrating potent anti-cancer activity in colon ...

Omnio Healer Selects Eden Biodesign for cGMP Production of its Candidate Wound Healing and Anti-Infection Treatments

UMEA, Sweden, August 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnio Healer AB, a pioneer company developing novel therapies for wound healing and anti-infection, today announced that it has entered into a partnership agreement with Eden Biodesign. Under the agreement Eden Biodesign will provide process development a...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announces financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009

VANCOUVER, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANPI , TSX: ANP) today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009. "We were pleased to observe continued sales growth in our Proprietary Medical Products business during the quar...

Cell Therapeutics Second Quarter Net Loss Decreases 54%; Pixantrone NDA Submitted to the FDA for Approval

SEATTLE, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) today reported recent achievements and financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2009. "The second quarter of 2009 was a transforming quarter for the Co...

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Peroxide Block for Image Analysis from ScyTek Laboratories

Description: This reagent has been developed for use with immunohistochemical (IHC) techniques for the reduction of nonspecific background staining due to endogenous peroxidase. Traditional methods describe blocking peroxidase with hydrogen peroxide. This reagent employs hydrogen peroxide in combination with ...
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Chicken Anti-Human Dual adapter for phosphotyrosine and 3-phosphotyrosine and 3-phosphoinositide Polyclonal Antibody, Unconjugated from GenWay Biotech, Inc.

Description: Dual adapter for phosphotyrosine and 3-phosphotyrosine and 3-phosphoinositide...
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Rat Signal Transduction PathwayFinder, PCR Array for expression profiling from SuperArray Bioscience

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Abiogenesis

...n (referred to here as "Aristotelian abiogenesis" for clarity) held that living organisms could be "born...could be killed by boiling. His work paved the way for Louis Pasteur. It was due chiefly to Louis Past...y of the manipulations necessary, made it possible for a very long time to be doubtful as to the applicat...

Absorption spectrum

...frequencies, passing through a sample of cold gas. for any collection of atoms or molecules , there ar...ific amounts of energy required to change state; for individual atoms, these correspond to an electron... are particular to particular elements, and allows for identification of elements present in stars and ot...

Coenzyme A

... by choline acetyltransferase . Its main task is conveying the carbon atoms within the acetyl group to the citric acid cycle to be oxidized for energy production. The conversion of pyruvate into Acetyl-CoA is referred to as the Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Reaction. It is catalyzed by an enzyme-...

Actin

... cell . Actin filaments provide mechanical support for the cell, determine the cell shape, enable cell mo... in ADP-actin stimulates the exchange of bound ADP for ATP, leading to more ATP-actin units. This rapid turnover is important for the cells movement. The protein cofilin binds t...

Activation energy

... is often used to denote the minimum energy needed for a specific chemical reaction to occur. for a reaction to occur between two colliding molecule...ion is overcome and the molecules get close enough for attractions between the molecules to cause a rearr...

Active transport

...on of flow; but here, both solutes move in the same direction across the membrane. An example is the glucose symporter, which cotransports two sodiums for every molecule of glucose it imports into the cell. See also Ion channel ...

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Zygotene

..... Examples of spreads of zygotene SCs with early nodules from each of the six ... Frequency of ENs associated with SCs and AEs during zygotene for six plant species ... At the zygotene , pachytene and diplotene stages, oocytes with fragmented axial ... The durations of the leptotene...

Zoology

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Zygote

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Zygospore

...imilar gametes (Biology) ... A zygospore remains dormant while it waits for environmental cues, such as ... Zygospore information including sympto...es into a dormant state ... A zygospore remains dormant while it waits for environmental cues, such as ... A fungus that forms zygospores is calle...

Zona pellucida

...tains the zona pellucida blue. Space within ... Complete information for ZP2 gene (protein-coding), zona pellucida glycoprotein 2 (sperm rec...l ... Studies of sperm– zona . pellucida interactions have been used both for understanding ... ...

Z-DNA

...with Z-DNA , which behaves much differently. ... Fratini & M. L. Kopka (1982) The anatomy of A-, B-, and Z-DNA . ... This explains the need for alternating purines and pyrimidines to form Z-DNA . ... R. M. Wing, A. V. Fratini & M. L. Kopka (1982) The anatomy of A-, B-, and Z-DNA . ... ...

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