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AstraZeneca reaffirms belief in CHARM study

... AstraZeneca is a major international healthcare business engaged in the research, development, manufacture and marketing of ethical (prescription) pharmaceuticals and the supply of healthcare services. It is one of the top five pharmaceutical companies in the world with healthcare sales of over $15 bi...

In a new observational analysis, Risedronate significantly reduced nonvertebral fracture risk

...asbourg, France. The company's prescription drugs business is conducted in the U.S. by Aventis Pharmaceuticals Inc., which is headquartered in Bridgewater, New Jersey. For more information about Aventis in the U.S., please visit: www.aventis-us.com . Copies of this release are available on the Procter & ...

Groups urge Bush: rethink natural hazards approach

...es of over $100 billion. "Property destruction and business disruption due to disastersnow rival warfare in terms of losses," the group reported in adocument now being distributed to the Bush transition teams andmembers of Congress. The group predicts that the incoming administration will facedisasters carryi...

UI report calls for national commitment to reduce workplace violence

...researchers, regulators, labor union activists and business administrators. These papers, which address in greater detail the issues raised in the "Report to the Nation," appear in the February 2001 issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine....

Work-site wellness programs

...harlottesville, Va.; Garry M. Lindsay, director of business partnerships for Partnership for Prevention in Was...sponsored programs. Garry M. Lindsay, director of business partnerships for Partnership for Prevention in Washington, D.C., said that at least 50 of the nation...

Researchers to test skeletal muscle as replacement for damaged human heart muscle in humans

...e difficult. Unless hospitals want to get into the business of growing cells, it is likely that they will partner with another center or company with that expertise."...

Wolfgang Glasser receives ACS award for wood chemistry, bio-based composites research

...ecome a two-billion pound (one million ton) global business worth $180 million for products used in construction, textile manufacture, oil production, and many other applications. The combination of abundant wood fibers and recycled plastics is the basis for a new industry manufacturing almost one billion po...

New research shows workplace homicides more likely at smaller businesses open late, Saturdays

...ing. The rest occurred in banking and real estate, business services and entertainment and recreation. Researchers also interviewed business owners, police and others. Relative to those in other locations, workplaces located in shopping cent...

Study shows Actonel reduces vertebral fracture risk 70 percent in patients on chronic steroid therapy

...uticals Aventis Pharmaceuticals conducts the U.S. business of Aventis Pharma AG. With headquarters in Bridgewater, N.J., Aventis Pharmaceuticals focuses its activities on important therapeutic areas such as cardiology, oncology, anti-infectives, arthritis, allergy and respiratory, diabetes, and the central ...

New technology tested at Stanford offers unique view inside small intestines

... can eat solid food. Patients go about their daily business during the eight-hour procedure, careful not to dislodge the receivers or interfere with the battery pack and recorder. Eight hours after swallowing, the patient removes the belt and sensors, and simply forgets about the small plastic camera. "Patien...

More students choosing health profession sciences as major due to unstable job atmosphere

...ng to affect me," Passalacqua said. "However, my business and engineering friends are not so confident."...

ACP-ASIM updates ethical advice for relationships between physicians and industry

...ine (ACP-ASIM) has released guidelines for ethical business relationships between physicians, medical educatio... practice, research and education and new kinds of business and financial relationships between physicians and industry. Physicians must take care that financia...

Cigarette ads target youth, violating $250 billion 1998 settlement

...," said Garfield, "but we suspect it's a temporary business decision, not a lasting moral stand. A legal ban would close this avenue for reaching kids forever."...

Lunch on the street feeds the poor residents of Nairobi

...rooms. Street vendors of meals are banned from the business centre of Nairobi. The government wishes to ensure that this part of the city gives the impression of a developed country and street vendors do not fit in such an image. The researchers find this regrettable because apart from being an important sour...

Scientific society offers development sessions for industrial members

... explore interdisciplinary science, technology and business developments, and enable members to network with p...er emerging research and technologies, and explore business management trends. Highlights: WHAT: Industry Pavilion 2002 WHEN: Monday, April 8, and Tuesday, ...

Aventis Pasteur donates approximately 75 to 90 million doses of smallpox vaccine to the U.S.

... March 29, 2002 -- Aventis Pasteur, the vaccines business of Aventis Pharma, announced today that it will donate its smallpox vaccine inventory to the U.S. governments emergency preparedness stockpiles. The inventory is estimated to be between 75 and 90 million doses with the exact amount to be confirmed by...

Foods for Health Conference

...eaders in medicine, biotechnology, agriculture and business will explore the implications of integrating medicine and food production to benefit consumer health at a national "Foods for Health" conference in Minneapolis May 19-21, 2002. "We have enormous opportunities to use foods to increase the health and ...

Action needed to tackle fake drugs trade

...ade, unregulated pharmaceutical companies, and the business interests of unscrupulous politicians, say the authors. Much greater international political will to eliminate the problem is required, they conclude....

New treatment for common wart

...BioVentures Accelerator (ABVA), a science-oriented business incubator program at UAMS, will assist in development of the company. ABVA provides technical support for new biotech companies that are based on patented inventions created by UAMS faculty such as innovative drugs and biotechnology products. Drs. H...

Institute will study how worker health affects productivity and profit

...ow do the health and well-being of employees drive business productivity and profitability? How do depression,...institute is to bridge the gap among academia, the business community and health-care-policy world, bringing academic resources into policy debates and day-to-d...

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