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“Unlimited Possibilities” Will Be Free to Download Tomorrow (9/22/2014)
9/21/2014 6:00:00 AM
Robert Szentes brings you his first book, “ Unlimited Possibilities: Forever change your destructive beliefs to break free from your past and live the life of your dreams ”. This book is a transformational guide to emotional freedom and how to take control of our own lives. Understanding the world around and participating in it fully while recognizing patterns that have been …
Crossland International Incorporation Now The Go-To Distributer For Superior Laboratory And Medical Supplies In Zambia
Crossland International Incorporation Now The Go-To Distributer For Superior Laboratory And Medical Supplies In Zambia
9/20/2014 4:24:55 PM
When speaking in terms of medical and laboratory supplies, there are many countries in which manufactures do not reside, meaning that supplies must be imported from afar. Where this becomes a challenge, is that such supplies are already an expense which is further increased when imported. Without quality supplies, quality medical services are more difficult to achieve. It is …
Researchers discover new gene responsible for traits involved in diabetes
9/19/2014 11:05:57 AM
A collaborative research team led by Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) scientists has identified a new gene associated with fasting glucose and insulin levels in rats, mice and in humans. The findings are published in the September issue of Genetics . Leah Solberg Woods, PhD , associate professor of pediatrics at MCW and a researcher in the Children’s Hospital …
Prevagen Research Presented at Healthcare Practitioner Conference
9/19/2014 9:19:06 AM
Quincy Bioscience is pleased to announce that Dr. Scott Theirl, a functional neurologist in private practice in Mequon, Wis., is presenting data supporting the use of Prevagen Professional in older adults with mild memory problems at the Integrative Healthcare Symposium – Focus On Brain Health conference on Sept. 19-20 in Hollywood, Fla. Prevagen Professional is the …
Sobi expands Haemophilia development portfolio - elects to include potentially longer-acting Haemophilia A candidate in collaboration agreement with Biogen Idec
9/19/2014 8:58:50 AM
Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ) (Sobi) has elected to add the preclinical rFVIIIFc-XTEN-vWF fusion molecule to the company’s collaboration with Biogen Idec. The XTEN technology is proprietary to Amunix Operating, Inc.. Biogen Idec and Amunix signed a worldwide license agreement in April 2014. Under the terms of Sobi and Biogen Idec’s agreement, Sobi has the right to …
Allegheny Health Network Welcomes Surgical Oncologist Suzanne Schiffman, MD; Practice Focuses on Treatment of Complex Abdominal Malignancies
9/18/2014 5:02:36 PM
Allegheny Health Network is pleased to welcome Suzanne Schiffman, MD, a board-certified general surgeon and surgical oncologist with particular expertise in the treatment of complex abdominal malignancies including cancerous conditions of the liver, bile duct, pancreas, stomach, small bowel, colon and peritoneum. Her practice includes the use of minimally invasive surgical …
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center designated MIDAS Center of Excellence
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center designated MIDAS Center of Excellence
9/18/2014 11:00:26 AM
Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center received a five-year, $12.5 million award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences that designates the Seattle campus as a MIDAS Center of Excellence. Models of Infectious Disease Agency Study (MIDAS) centers are designated to play a role in planning for national emergencies such as a pandemic or an act of …
CT Scan Is No More Accurate than Ultrasound to Detect Kidney Stones
CT Scan Is No More Accurate than Ultrasound to Detect Kidney Stones
9/17/2014 6:29:46 PM
To diagnose painful kidney stones in hospital emergency rooms, CT scans are no better than less-often-used ultrasound exams, according to a clinical study conducted at 15 medical centers and published in the September 18, 2014 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine . Unlike ultrasound, CT exposes patients to significant amounts of radiation. Although CT scans are …
Nanoscience makes your wine better
Nanoscience makes your wine better
9/17/2014 12:46:05 PM
One sip of a perfectly poured glass of wine leads to an explosion of flavours in your mouth. Researchers at Aarhus University, Denmark, have now developed a nanosensor that can mimic what happens in your mouth when you drink wine. The sensor measures how you experience the sensation of dryness in the wine. When wine growers turn their grapes into wine, they need to control a …
Data Published Online in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry Show Long-Term Benefit of Non-Drug NeuroStar TMS Therapy® in Patients with Treatment Resistant Depression
9/16/2014 1:00:00 PM
Malvern, Pennsylvania, September 16, 2014 – Neuronetics, Inc., today announced that results of a study designed to assess the long-term effectiveness of  NeuroStar TMS Therapy in adult patients with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) who have failed to benefit from prior treatment with antidepressant medications, were published online in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. …
Jill Levy-Fisch, President of The Save Babies Through Screening Foundation, awarded Global Genes RARE Champion of Hope in Advocacy Award
Jill Levy-Fisch, President of The Save Babies Through Screening Foundation, awarded Global Genes RARE Champion of Hope in Advocacy Award
9/16/2014 12:43:45 PM
Jill Levy-Fisch, President of The Save Babies Through Screening Foundation, was awarded the prestigious Global Genes RARE Champion of Hope in Advocacy Award, this past weekend. The 2014 Champions of Hope Gala was held at the Hyatt Regency in Huntington Beach, California. As a longtime advocate for the cause of universal Newborn Screening, Jill was honored for her unwavering …
3D Systems Introduces New SimbionixTM Virtual Reality Surgical Simulation Training Module
3D Systems Introduces New SimbionixTM Virtual Reality Surgical Simulation Training Module
9/16/2014 11:26:26 AM
3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today the addition of a new Simbionix ™ ultrasound training module for the practice of transvaginal ultrasound exams (GYN TVS) at the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG) exhibition in Barcelona, Spain. Transvaginal ultrasound is a commonly used exam in many Obstetrics and Gynecology practices, and as such, …
New Studies Show Favorable Long-Term Results with Strut-based Brachytherapy for Breast Cancer Treatment
9/15/2014 3:22:31 PM
Cianna Medical, Inc., a women’s health company, today announced five-year results for the first 200 hundred patients treated with the SAVI® breast brachytherapy applicator, including excellent local control, low rates of toxicities and excellent cosmetic results. An additional study of nearly 600 patients with over three years of follow-up reported similar outcomes, leading …
Researchers find neural compensation in people with Alzheimer’s-related protein
Researchers find neural compensation in people with Alzheimer’s-related protein
9/15/2014 11:09:45 AM
The human brain is capable of a neural workaround that compensates for the buildup of beta-amyloid, a destructive protein associated with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study led by UC Berkeley researchers. The findings, published today (Sunday, Sept. 14) in the journal Nature Neuroscience , could help explain how some older adults with beta-amyloid deposits in …
Gilenya® data confirm reducing brain shrinkage matters for people with MS due to its association with long-term disability progression
9/10/2014 1:34:58 PM
Novartis announced today that new data presented at the Joint ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS Meeting in Boston, USA, reinforces the clinical importance of measuring brain shrinkage (brain volume loss) in multiple sclerosis (MS). An association between the rate of brain shrinkage and increased risk of long-term disability progression was confirmed in patients with MS[1]. In pooled data from …
Small Business Accountancy and Planning firm, Pryde Consulting, Adds PE Backed Vanguard Renewables LLC to Their List of Clients
9/10/2014 7:00:00 AM
Pryde Consulting is delighted to announce the addition of a new client for their full suite of CFO services. Wellesley, MA based Vanguard Renewables LLC (Vanguard) has enlisted Pryde Consulting to meet all their financial and accounting needs.  Vanguard was recently established by a strong and experienced team. Vanguard aims to achieve the highest level of resource and …
EAM & Reliability Strategy Seminar & Workshop – October 7, 2014 in Charleston, South Carolina & October 9, 2014 in New York City
EAM & Reliability Strategy Seminar & Workshop – October 7, 2014 in Charleston, South Carolina & October 9, 2014 in New York City
9/9/2014 9:00:00 AM
GenesisSolutions is committed to providing an educational forum to promote a greater understanding of a progressive, multiphase EAM Master Plan and how organizations can leverage their CMMS investment to support Asset Reliability strategies and improvements. The theme and outcome of this seminar will be that each individual will begin to understand how to develop and …
Biopharma’s Premier Cloud-based and Mobile Sales-force–focused Decision Support Tool Now Available
Biopharma’s Premier Cloud-based and Mobile Sales-force–focused Decision Support Tool Now Available
9/9/2014 8:00:00 AM
Yardley, PA — September 9, 2014 — Breaking new ground in the deployment of technology for field-based life sciences teams, Publicis Touchpoint Solutions announced today the commercial availability of the industry’s premier sales-force–focused decision support tool that is both cloud-based and mobile : T-App™. T-App delivers anytime , anywhere , and any-data decision …
UCLA biologists delay the aging process by ‘remote control’
9/8/2014 3:36:51 PM
UCLA biologists have identified a gene that can slow the aging process throughout the entire body when activated remotely in key organ systems. Working with fruit flies, the life scientists activated a gene called AMPK that is a key energy sensor in cells; it gets activated when cellular energy levels are low. Increasing the amount of AMPK in fruit flies’ intestines …
Thinfilm Named All-Star Innovator by PharmaManufacturing.com
9/8/2014 8:49:27 AM
PharmaManufacturing.com has named Thinfilm a 2014 “All-Star Innovator” for its NFC Smart Label product. The “All-Star Innovator” program recognizes “innovative technologies that deliver practical, needed efficiencies into the drug manufacturing continuum.” Other “All-Star Innovators” on the 2014 list include 3M, GE Analytical Instruments, and Bio-Rad Laboratories. About …