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New study reveals vulnerability of sharks as collateral damage in commercial fishing

7/22/2014
MIAMI A new study that examined the survival rates of 12 different shark species when captured asunintentional bycatch in commercial longline fishing operations found large differences in survivalrates across the 12 species, with bigeye thresher, dusky, and scalloped hammerhead being t... [Comments]New study reveals vulnerability of sharks as collateral damage in commercial fishing

Are state Medicaid policies sentencing people with mental illnesses to prison?

7/22/2014
Researchers from the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics have linked tighter Medicaid policies governing antipsychotic drugs with increased incarceration rates for schizophrenic individuals. The study comes amid media scrutiny over whether cutbacks in mental health actually save money, when other costs are taken into account. Some health plans require an extra approval... [Comments]

Whole-genome sequencing of bulls in key beef and dairy breeds

7/22/2014
An international collaboration known as the '1000 Bull Genomes Project' aims to accelerate breeding for desired traits in beef and dairy cattle while also improving animal health and welfare. Results of the project's first phase -- based on sequencing the whole genomes of 234 individual bulls... [Comments]Whole-genome sequencing of bulls in key beef and dairy breeds

Vanderbilt study shows therapeutic bacteria prevent obesity in mice

7/22/2014
A probiotic that prevents obesity could be on the horizon. Bacteria that produce a therapeutic compound in the gut inhibit weight gain, insulin resistance and other adverse effects of a high-fat diet in mice, Vanderbilt University investigators have discovered. "Of course it's hard to speculate from mouse to human," said senior investigator Sean Davies, Ph.D., assistant professor of Pharmaco... [Comments]

Biology Technology

Dr. Neal Rouzier Joins BioTE Medical

7/22/2014
DALLAS , July 22, 2014   BioTE Medical , a leading provider of hormone replacement therapy using natural, bio-identical hormone pellets, today announced the addition of Dr. Neal Rouzier , MD to the company.   Dr. Rouzier is joining the BioTE Medical Advisory Board as a training physician.      Dr. Rouzier was residency trained in Family Med... [Comments]

Nuclear Energy Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Analysis, Growth and Forecast 2013 - 2019

7/22/2014
Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Nuclear reactors are used to produce electricity across the world. The heat produced by controlled fission chain reaction in nuclear reactors is used to create steam pressure. This steam pressure is used to drive a power- generating turbine. Currently nuclear reactors are used to produce approximately 19% of the world’s total electricity production. Nu... [Comments]

CTD Holdings Closes $1.725 Million Private Placement

7/22/2014
Alachua, Fla. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 CTD Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:CTDH), a manufacturer and distributor of cyclodextrins for the pharmaceutical, medical device, cosmetics, and other markets, announced today that it has closed on a Private Placement with a group of qualified private investors led by Novit L.P., an investment arm of U.S. Pharmacia. The transaction involved the signing of a... [Comments]

Global Cell Culture Market to Grow at 10.27% CAGR by 2018 Forecasts a New Research Report ReportsnReports.com

7/22/2014
Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Automated cell culture systems are instruments that mechanically support the growth and maintenance of cell culture. They allow production of optimum cells at a large scale to meet the needs of researchers in drug discovery and industries and biopharmaceutical companies. Cell culture automation systems are extensively used in mAb production, iPSC research... [Comments]

Medicine News

The Beryl Institute Opens Applications for 2014 Patient Experience Grant and Scholar Programs

7/22/2014
Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The Beryl Institute announces its fifth annual Patient Experience Grant Program and third annual Institute Scholar Program. These offerings reinforce the Institute’s commitment to support the growing importance of the patient experience in healthcare and the need for rigorous research to understand and address its impact. The grant and scholar programs... [Comments]

Manchester United vs. Inter Milan Tickets Fedex Field Landover: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Inter Milan ManU International Champions Cup Match in Washington, DC

7/22/2014
Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Ticket Down is a reliable source for cheap Manchester United vs. Inter Milan tickets at Fedex Field in Landover, MD. There has never been a better time in the United Sates to be a fan of international soccer. After the success of the American national soccer team at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, soccer fever is alive and well. One way that fans of t... [Comments]

Risperdal Lawsuit News: Pennsylvania Judge Won’t Reconsider Denial of Punitive Damages for Risperdal Gynecomastia Plaintiffs, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports

7/22/2014
New York, NY (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The Pennsylvania judge overseeing hundreds of Risperdal lawsuits ( http://www.risperdallawsuitcenter.com/ ) in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas won’t reconsider his decision to deny punitive damages in cases alleging the medication caused plaintiffs to develop gynecomastia (male breast growth), Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. In an Order dated July... [Comments]

ABC’s BLACK BOX Spotlights Mental Health and Available Resources in Upcoming Episode

7/22/2014
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. ( EIC ) leads the way in providing resources, educational tools and recognition activities for thousands of entertainment and news productions that tell the stories of prevention, treatment and recovery. On July 24, 2014, at 8pm, the new ABC drama BLACK BOX will spotlight some of these resources with a special... [Comments]

Medicine Technology

Global Cell Culture (Bioreactor, Incubator, Centrifuge) Market - Forecast to 2018

7/22/2014
DUBLIN , July 22, 2014 Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Cell Culture Market by Equipment, by Reagent, by Application - Global Forecast to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Biopharmaceuticals are pharmaceutical products isolated from living organisms. Cell culture is one of the most important and... [Comments]

The Canadian Interventional Cardiology Device Market Will Remain Relatively Stagnant Through 2022 at Around $80 Million

7/22/2014
BURLINGTON, Mass. , July 22, 2014  Decision Resources Group finds that the market for interventional cardiology (IC) devices in Canada will remain relatively stagnant at a value of around $80 million through 2022. This is despite the fact that percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) volumes are growing faster in Canada relative to other developed markets, such as... [Comments]

New Study: H.R. 4577 to Cost $21 Billion over 10 Years

7/22/2014
WASHINGTON , July 22, 2014 Legislation backed by the drugstore lobby (H.R. 4577, "Ensuring Seniors Access to Local Pharmacies Act of 2014") championing so-called "any willing pharmacy" mandates in Medicare Part D would undermine the availability of lower cost preferred pharmacy networks and increase Medicare spending by $21 billion over the next 10 years, according... [Comments]

Over Half of Audited Multiple Sclerosis Patients Currently Treated with Biogen Idec's Tecfidera Have Experienced Minor Side Effects Although Impact on Use Appears Muted

7/22/2014
BURLINGTON, Mass. , July 22, 2014  Decision Resources Group finds that over half of audited multiple sclerosis (MS) patients currently treated with Biogen Idec's oral disease-modify therapy (DMT) Tecfidera have ever experienced flushing and/or gastrointestinal events while on the therapy. However, few Tecfidera-treated patients are currently experiencing these side ef... [Comments]

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