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Red Cross Poll Shows Parents Still Lack H1N1 Information From Schools

The poll results come on the heels of the federal government's new H1N1 guidelines for schools WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A poll conducted by the American Red Cross shows that while a majority of Americans are planning to take precautions against the H1N1 viru...

Price Chopper Supermarkets Deploy Micromedex Solutions From Thomson Reuters as Key Component of Its Patient-Centered Care Initiatives

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Price Chopper Supermarkets has implemented Micromedex (R) evidence-based solutions for drug and disease reference, patient education, and consumer health information as part of its patient-centered care initiatives for pharmacy customers. ...

CIBER Completes Commercial Software Redesign; Awarded New Contract From TeleTracking Technologies

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CIBER, Inc. (NYSE: CBR ) announced the completion of a 4-year, multi-million dollar re-architecture and redevelopment project with TeleTracking Technologies, Inc. CIBER has also been awarded a new contract to assist with the design and...

Orphanage Receives Nearly $1 Million from Private Donor

Whole Child International, a nonprofit public charity, received another $300,000 in donations from network marketing icon, Tom Mower, making total contributions an incredible $850,000 to date. This significant act of generosity has ignited a frenzy of contributions by others. ...

News briefs from the August issue of Chest

X-RAY MACHINES MAY SPREAD INFECTIONS IN THE ICU Poor infection control practices when using x-ray machines may lead to nosocomial infections in the ICU. In a new study, Israeli researchers observed 173, 113, and 120 ICU chest x-rays during observation, intervention, and follow-up periods, respec...

Dartmouth gets $3 million from the National Science Foundation for IT research in health care

HANOVER, NH Dartmouth has received a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation for research to develop secure and trustworthy computing systems for healthcare settings. The project, funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA, the national economic stimulu...

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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...

Estrogen Getting Cool Reception From Dermatologists for Mixed Results in Improving Appearance of Skin

BOSTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For many women, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can alleviate the physical symptoms associated with the change of life. But despite the initial hype generated by post-menopausal women who noticed a marked improvement in their skin's appea...

Unlikely Treatment Identified by BrainCells Neurogenesis Platform Improved Clinical Outcomes in Patients Suffering From Depression

SAN DIEGO, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- BrainCells Inc., a company leading the scientific research of neurogenesis using its proprietary platform technology to identify novel pathways for the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) diseases, announced today results from the first cli...

Correction to Earlier Release From Jewish Hospital and University of Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In today's announcement regarding the use of stem cells in the treatment of heart failure, we failed to make a critical distinction. Louisville researchers and physicians have performed the world's first phase-one FDA-approved clin...

Poniard Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Cardiac Safety Data From Picoplatin Phase 1 Trial Supporting NDA Filing

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PARD ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on innovative oncology therapies, today announced results from a Phase 1 cardiac safety study of picoplatin, a new generation platinum-...

Lexicon's Drug Candidate LX1032 for Carcinoid Syndrome Receives Orphan Drug Designation From EMEA

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: LXRX ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing breakthrough treatments for human disease, announced today that it has received orphan d...

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Leica L-70 Style Surgical Microscope Video Adapter from ImagingPlanet

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Abtissue pathology

...g the aforementioned brain disfunction to occur. If the victim does not die from opportunistic infections, then it will die either from the brain over-capacitating or an overflow of red blood cells, which eventu...

Allopathic medicine

...orthodox medicine when necessary to distinguish it from other medicinal paradigms. Others have used the te...o a certain extent in common use to distinguish it from homeopathy" [4] . The Compact Oxford English Di...e regular practice of medicine to differentiate it from homeopathy". [7] The American Heritage Medica...

Acute care

...US is the result of the growing need for acute care despite a decrease in the number of facilities which provide that care. This mismatch has resulted from the dramatic increase in the number of patients who are uninsured or underinsured, and therefore unable to pay for services rendered. Those patients o...

Angor animi

...s of angor animi are found in patients suffering from acute coronary syndrom (cardiac related chest pai..., however, occasionaly found in patients suffering from other conditions [1] . Angor animi is differentiated from a fear or desire for death [1] . Angor anim...

Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program

...t of the no-fly-zone over Southern Iraq. Payhurst, from Virginia Beach, Va., is a Navy hospital corpsmen. ...ntific evidence and carefully considering comments from the public, the FDA again determined that the vacc... Kathryn D. Hubbell , former Air Force. Q&A from the Navy regarding anthrax vaccination...

Artecoll

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Mammogram

... mammogram can find breast cancer that is. too small for you or your doctor to feel. ... about 1 hour before the mammogram . • Films and reports from your earlier ... A mammogram , or x-ray of the breast, along with a clinical breast exam (an exam ... When you reach age 40, you should have ...

Imperforate anus

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Glaucoma

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Colorectal polyps

...ecurrence of precancerous colorectal polyps . ... Removal of polyps reduces colorectal cancer risk. ... Colorectal polyps Information from Drugs.com ... Over time, adenomatous colorectal polyps can develop into cancer and should be removed. ... Physician developed and monitored ...

Zygote

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Zoster

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'Green' energy from algae

This release is available in German . In view of the shortage of petrochemical resources and climate change, development of CO 2 -neutral sustainable fuels is one of the most urgent challenges of our times. Energy plants like rape or oil palm are being discussed fervently, as they may als...

Protecting cells from their neighbors

Almost all organisms evolve from a single cell, a fertilised egg. In the first hours after fertilisation, the fate of its future development is determined. It is dictated by the separation of cells that will become sperm and ovules - germ cells-, from the remaining cells, which will be responsible...

Scientists decoding genomic sequences of H1N1 using isolates from outbreak in Argentina

July 30, 2009 -- Researchers at the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health are working with Argentina's National Institute of Infectious Diseases, the National Administration of Laboratories and Health Institutes (ANLIS), and Roche 454 Life S...

Stem cell research: From molecular physiology to therapeutic applications

Stem cell research promises remedies to many devastating diseases that are currently incurable, ranging from diabetes and Parkinson's disease to paralysis. Totipotent embryonic stem cells have great potential for generating a wide range of different human cells that can be used to restore malfunct...

Biodiesel on the wing: A 'green' process for biodiesel from feather meal

Scientists in Nevada are reporting development of a new and environmentally friendly process for producing biodiesel fuel from "chicken feather meal," made from the 11 billion pounds of poultry industry waste that accumulate annually in the United States alone. Their study is scheduled for the Jul...

Tires made from trees -- better, cheaper, more fuel efficient

CORVALLIS, Ore. Automobile owners around the world may some day soon be driving on tires that are partly made out of trees which could cost less, perform better and save on fuel and energy. Wood science researchers at Oregon State University have made some surprising findings about the potent...

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Ceregene Receives Additional Grant From Michael J. Fox Foundation to Expand Long-Term Testing of CERE-120 Patients

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceregene, Inc. today announced that the Michael J. Fox Foundation will provide partial funds for long-term follow-up testing of patients enrolled in the company's Phase 2 trial of CERE-120 for Parkinson's disease. The funding will enable Ceregene t...

Oramed Pharmaceuticals was Awarded a NIS 3.1 Million Grant From the Israeli Office of the Chief Scientist

JERUSALEM, Israel, August 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTCBB: ORMP.OB) ( http://www.oramed.com ), a developer of oral delivery systems, today reported that its wholly owned Israeli subsidiary, Oramed Ltd., was awarded a government grant amounting to a total net amo...

Eiger BioPharmaceuticals Acquires Exclusive License to Novel Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Technology From Stanford University

PALO ALTO, Calif., August 4, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Inc., a biotechnology company developing antiviral therapies, announced today that it has licensed the exclusive worldwide rights to novel Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) technology from Stanford University. This te...

Advanced Life Sciences Receives Complete Response Letter From FDA for Restanza(TM) (Cethromycin) in Community Acquired Pneumonia

CHICAGO, July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Advanced Life Sciences Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ADLS) announced that it received a complete response letter today from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding its New Drug Application (NDA) for Restanza(TM) (cethrom...

PROLOR Biotech Acquires License Option from Yeda for Development of Long-Acting Anti-Obesity Drug

NES-ZIONA, Israel, July 27, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PROLOR Biotech, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PBTH) formerly Modigene Inc., today announced that it has entered into an evaluation and option agreement with Yeda Research and Development Company Ltd., the technology transfer arm of the ...

PROLOR Biotech Announces $10 Million Preferred Stock Line From Members of The Frost Group

NES-ZIONA, Israel, July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PROLOR Biotech, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PBTH), formerly Modigene Inc., today announced that it has entered into stock purchase agreements with private investors to sell up to $10 million of the company's newl...

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Abiogenesis

...eral sense, is the hypothetical generation of life from non-living matter. Today, the term is primarily u...hich fully formed living organisms sometimes arise from not-living matter. Aristotle explicitly taught ... down as an observed fact that some animals spring from putrid matter, that plant lice arise...

Absorption spectrum

...r molecules , there are certain specific amounts of energy required to change state; for individual atoms, these correspond to an electron moving from one orbit (energy level) to another. An electron can jump to a higher orbit if it is given the exact amount of energy by one single photon, which is a...

Coenzyme A

... Coenzyme A ( CoA , CoASH , or HSCoA ) is adapted from pantothenic acid and adenosine triphosphate and used in metabolism in areas such as fatty acid oxidization and the citric acid cycle . Its...

Actin

...y destabilizes the filament. ADP-actin dissociates from the minus end and the increase in ADP-actin stimul...to ADP-actin units and promotes their dissociation from the minus end and prevents their reassembly. The p... ATP-actin units bound to profilin will dissociate from cofilin and are then free to polymerize. Another i...

Acrosome

...lops over the anterior half of its head. It is a cap-like structure derived from the Golgi apparatus . In Eutherian mammals , acrosome formation is com...h the plasma membrane of the egg cell, and digestive enzymes are released from the sperm to digest the zona pellucida and give access to the egg. See...

Acrosome

...lops over the anterior half of its head. It is a cap-like structure derived from the Golgi apparatus . In Eutherian mammals , acrosome formation is com...h the plasma membrane of the egg cell, and digestive enzymes are released from the sperm to digest the zona pellucida and give access to the egg. See...
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Zygotene

... Meiosis. from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Zygotene ) ... 5.1.1.2 Zygotene . 5.1.1.3 Pa...5.1.1.5 Diakinesis ... Definition of zygotene from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary with audio p...

Zygote

...ine dictionary with ... The organism that develops from a zygote . ... zygote zy·gote (zī'gōt') n. ... ...lized egg, formed by ... Definition of zygote from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary with audio p...ely developed and hosted in ... (a) Development from zygote to multicellular organism involves cell ...

Zygospore

...erent mating types. Definition of zygospore from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary with audio p...he Day, and word games. Synonyms of zygospore from the Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus with antonyms...tes, a thick-walled ... zygospore . Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary. Jump to: navigation...

Zona pellucida

...d oocytes, ... Human zona pellucida were mechanically isolated by disrupting oocytes or embryos ... Whether the zona pellucida originates from the oocyte, surrounding follicle ... Development of the zona pellucida in the rat oocyte. Am J Anat. 1974 Apr;139(4) ... Zona pellucida . Yo...

Yolk plug

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Yellow fever

...er . Email this page. Printer-friendly version ... from yellow fever vaccine recipients or potential recipients. from students ... Yellow Fever vaccine info fo... devastating viral disease that can cause bleeding from the ... Before 1898, yellow fever had always b...
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