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BBS

Abbreviation for:
behavioural and brain sciences
benign breast syndrome
Berg Balance Scale
brown bowel syndrome
benign biliary strictures
bulletin board system (Medspeak-UK)

BBS

Abbreviation for Berg Balance Scale.

bombesin

(bom′bĕ-sĭn),

BBS

A neuropeptide present in the gut and brain tissue of humans. It has antiulcer, anti-inflammatory, appetite-suppressing, and trophic effects. It has been identified in a number of malignancies and has been used in oncology as an biological marker of disease progression.
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Fifteen local companies traded on Nasdaq's Over-the-Counter Bulletin Board, and all but three already meet new, more stringent filing requirements by the National Association of Securities Dealers.
In short, the BBS software creates a basic bulletin board that can start taking users' calls almost immediately.
One advantage to renting, says Rumbarger, is that you get the opportunity to learn how to develop and manage a BBS and perfect your bulletin board before going "live" with a system that you own and operate.
The Thousand Oaks bulletin board system has been up and running since October 1994 and has made 9,000 individual connections, said Sharon Meyer, an administrative assistant with the city who worked as the systems operator for the service.
Perhaps the best gauge for evaluating the effectiveness of the bulletin board service, however, is to measure its success on a more individual basis.
Many law enforcement agencies maintain bulletin boards as public relations tools.
These forward- looking statements relate to, among other things, expectations of the business environment in which the Company operates, projections of future performance, potential future performance, perceived opportunities in the market, quotation on the OTC Bulletin Board and statements regarding the Company's mission and vision.
Dan O'Donnell, InterSearch Group's President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "Listing InterSearch shares on the OTC Bulletin Board is an important step towards enhancing our shareholder value.
NEW YORK -- Veridium Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: VRDM) announced that the name of the Company has been changed from Veridium Corporation to "GS CleanTech Corporation," and that, effective July 19, 2006, the trading symbol for the Company's common stock on the OTC Bulletin Board will be "GSCT.
NEW YORK -- INSEQ Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: INSQ) announced that the name of the Company has been changed from INSEQ Corporation to "GS Energy Corporation," and that, effective July 19, 2006, the trading symbol for the Company's common stock on the OTC Bulletin Board will be "GSEG.
He noted that the OTC Bulletin Board is viewed as offering the potential for greater access to institutional investors.
The Society has entered into a partnership with MSWorld to provide access to MS-related live "chat" rooms, e-mail lists, and bulletin boards on the Web for those who want to network and compare experiences with others living with MS.