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The Reduction of Eye Fatigue Improves Vision in Older Subjects

... is the tenth human clinical sponsored by Fuji chemical Industry Co., Ltd. supporting the role of ... universities and research institutes. Fuji chemical is a Japanese pharmaceutical company with a 60+ ... diabetes and metabolic syndrome. Fuji chemical also holds seven patents for astaxanthin in human ...

Silenced genes as a warning sign of blood cancer

... material of tumor cells are switched off by chemical labels called methyl groups. This kind of methyl ... the DNA, genes can also be switched on or off by chemical labeling of the DNA or the DNA packaging ... of methyl groups. The effect of these small chemical compounds is that a gene can no longer be read ...

Massachusetts Warns: Bisphenol A Toxic

... to influence legislative efforts to ban the chemical which are currently moving in California and ... to also take this issue seriously and ban the chemical in food and beverage containers. While the ban is ... away from BPA in the marketplace as well. chemical manufacturer Sunoco announced it will sell BPA ...

New microchip technology performs 1,000 chemical reactions at once

... into a computer and instantly run thousands of chemical reactions, with results literally shrinking the ... technology to perform more than a thousand chemical reactions at once on a stamp-size, PC-controlled ... liquids and chemicals invisible to the eye. The chemical reactions were performed using in situ click ...

Diagnostic tools and innovative therapies improve patient prognosis

... mass spectrometry was used to examine the chemical nature of the cancerous VOCs and an electrical ... a form of prostacyclin, is similar to a natural chemical in the body that widens blood vessels, such as ... on previous research to evaluate the presence of chemical compounds called methyl groups in sputum, and ...

Freshly crushed garlic better for the heart than processed

... seem to result mainly from hydrogen sulfide, a chemical signaling substance that forms after garlic is ... garlic generates hydrogen sulfide through a chemical reaction. Although best known as the stuff that ... distinctive odor, hydrogen sulfide also acts as a chemical messenger in the body, relaxing blood vessels and ...

PharmAthene, Inc. Announces $19.3 Million Private Placement of Convertible Notes and Common Stock Warrants

... medical countermeasures against biological and chemical threats, today announced that it has signed ... medical countermeasures against biological and chemical weapons. PharmAthene's lead product development ... and mortality associated with exposure to chemical nerve agents RypVax(TM) - a recombinant ...

Is RTA a new potential option for the treatment of hydatid cysts?

... fistulae, prompted by endocyst detachment; chemical cholangitis or pneumonia, due to passing of ... heat-related mechanism; (2) avoiding the use of chemical media, there is no risk of chemical cholangitis or pneumonia, so, unlike PAIR, the ...

Patil: For he's a jolly good science fellow

... 18, Patil will be named fellow by the American chemical Society's Agricultural and Food chemistry ... honor." That sentiment echoes comments from a chemical society official. "It's a pleasure to ... Shahidi, chair of the awards committee for the chemical society's agricultural and food chemistry ...

Newly Patented Sterilization/Disinfection Method Reduces Risk of Microorganism Growth on Hard Surfaces

... hospitals, and food-processing facilities. chemical disinfectants frequently used to reduce ... Some microorganisms have natural resistance to chemical disinfectants which operate over a narrow range of pathogens. Additionally, the chemical formulations require long dwell or exposure times ...

New SAFC Hitech(R) Product Roadmap Plots Route for Future Generation Semiconductor Materials

... of its new materials roadmap for Metalorganic chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) and Atomic Layer ... million in 2008. SAFC is considered a top 10 fine chemical company. For more information about SAFC, visit ... Technology company. Its biochemical and organic chemical products and kits are used in scientific ...

Media invited to ACS Webinar on financing tips for start-ups and small businesses

... WASHINGTON, July 14, 2009 News media covering chemical sciences, small business and entrepreneurships are invited to join an American chemical Society (ACS) Small & Medium Business Webinar on ... for seed and early-stage companies involving chemical processes, medical devices, diagnostics and ...

DOE funds Clemson University clean energy research

... Clemson University associate professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering David Bruce will ... feedstock to be converted into usable fuel and chemical products, which will further reduce the carbon ... James Goodwin, a professor in the department of chemical and biomolecular engineering at Clemson, will ...

A comprehensive review of addiction to prescription painkillers among patients and physicians

... ROCHESTER, Minn. -- chemical dependency and recovery in patients and ... including potential tragedies, of prescription chemical addiction and abuse are being discussed, these ... Seattle, in "Anesthesiologists Recovering From chemical Dependency: Can They Safely Return to the ...

Chance to Protect Babies from Toxic Chemicals Faced by CA State Assembly

... mandate (TB 117), supported by the brominated chemical industry, for toxic flame retardant chemicals ... off the charts. It's unconscionable to have these chemical virtually mandated in products for anyone, let alone children." "The chemical industry has used less than ethical tactics to ...

Physics research with atomic force microscope could lead to better health care

... dynamics of stretching and breaking of a single chemical bond between two atoms embedded in a protein. A ... do on the ground level of stretching any kind of chemical bonds is fundamentally important because it's the ... can -- under certain circumstances -- initiate a chemical reaction on that very surface. He and his ...

'Chemical Nose' May Sniff Out Cancer Earlier

... three cell types in a single individual using the chemical nose approach," researchers and chemist Vincent ... that abnormal cells are present. That is, the chemical nose can simply tell us something isn't right, ... he said. The researchers next hope to test the chemical nose on real animal tissue as opposed to cultured ...

UGA researchers achieve breakthrough in effort to develop tiny biological fuel cells

... implants and prosthetic limbs. The journal chemical Science calls the technique "a significant ... was published in the June issue of the journal, chemical Communications . "The beauty of organic ... in the body that do a good job of converting chemical energy into electrical energy, "they aren't very ...

Japan Pharma Events Rise to Market Challenge

... Media Co. Ltd. Japan. Co-organizers are The chemical Daily Co. Ltd. - publishers of The chemical Daily and Japan chemical Week . The 2010 exhibitions will again be at ...

Studies Report More Harmful Effects From BPA

... chemical in plastics may hurt heart and fertility, ... health effects have been discovered for the chemical bisphenol A, found in clear plastic bottles and ... exposed to generally unsafe levels of BPA, as the chemical is commonly called, but it could be causing ...

Asymchem Continues to Maintain a Good Running Posture, Despite Economic Crisis

... annual series to be presented to high-performing chemical intermediates suppliers. "A global network of high-quality chemical intermediate manufacturers is critical to enable ... recent addition of Dr. Chris Huber as Director of chemical Development. Dr. Huber brings to the table ...

Scientists use bed bugs' own chemistry against them

... here have determined that combining bed bugs' own chemical signals with a common insect control agent makes ... dust was more effective than adding either chemical by itself or by using desiccant dust alone." ... "These pheromones also can be bought from any chemical company. They're well-established chemicals, are ...

SAFC(R) & Cherokee Pharmaceuticals(TM) Pool Expertise and Resources With Strategic Partnership For U.S. Market

... million in 2008. SAFC is considered a top 10 fine chemical company. For more information about SAFC, visit ... Technology company. Its biochemical and organic chemical products and kits are used in scientific ... a PRWT Services, Inc. company, is a bulk chemical manufacturing and distribution company producing ...

Point-of-Sale Printers May Trigger Asthma

... chemical on receipts, coupons, tickets the likely culprit, ... The machines print on thermal paper coated with a chemical called N-propyl-acrylamide and acrylate tints. ... "This wasn't that surprising to me because chemical irritants are a trigger for asthma," said Dr. Len ...

Parata Earns Pharmacy Industry's First-Ever GREENGUARD Certification for Indoor Air Quality

... methodology meet or exceed specifications and chemical guidelines of the State of California, U.S. EPA, ... day. Fine particle and volatile chemical concentrations were monitored in the chamber and ... air quality standards define products with low chemical and particle emissions for use indoors, primarily ...

Researchers identify key proteins needed for ovulation

... "Ovulation results from a complex interplay of chemical sequences," said Duane Alexander, M.D., director ... 2). In turn, these molecules trigger a chain of chemical sequences that bring about the release of the ... Reproductive Sciences Branch. "This a key chemical pathway that affects not only ovulation, but egg ...

BASF Podcast: The Chemical Reporter - Why Does Caffeine Have a Stimulating Effect?

... industry. In entertaining episodes our chemical Reporter answers questions of our Podcast ... Podcast The chemical Reporter, English edition: ... . BASF is the world's leading chemical company: ...

Dalton Pharma Services and ProCitius Announce a Strategic Alliance to Provide Contract Chemistry Services

... About Dalton Pharma Services Dalton chemical Laboratories Inc. o/a Dalton Pharma Services is a ... the areas of chemistry, medicinal chemistry, fine chemical manufacture, custom peptides and antisense oligo ... track record with major pharmaceutical and chemical manufacturers in Europe and the United States of ...

Ingenuity Systems Announces Multi-Year Deal With AstraZeneca

... and reliably answer sophisticated biological and chemical questions in their effort to identify and ... and understand the complex biological and chemical systems at the core of life science research. ... maximum value from all types of biological and chemical knowledge. Ingenuity offerings leverage the ...

K-State engineers create DNA sensors that could identify cancer using material only one atom thick

... material. Vikas Berry, assistant professor of chemical engineering, is leading research combining ... Berry and Nihar Mohanty, a graduate student in chemical engineering, used a type of bacteria commonly ... in Pittsburgh and the American Institute for chemical Engineers conference in Philadelphia. ...

Common Industrial Chemicals May Not Boost Cancer Risk

... chemicals or people living in the vicinity of a chemical plant that pollutes the environment with ... by 2015. This action was brought on because the chemical was associated with what the EPA called "systemic ... agreed to phase out its production and use of the chemical nine years ago, according to the EPA's Web site. ...

PharmAthene Reports Year End 2008 Financial Results

... medical countermeasures against biological and chemical threats, today reported operational and financial ... medical countermeasures against biological and chemical weapons. PharmAthene's lead product development ... and mortality associated with exposure to chemical nerve agents RypVax(TM) - a recombinant ...

A 'bionic nose' that knows

... appeared in a paper published in the journal chemical Communication last year. Fights chemical and Biological Threats In Our Bodies and ... In effect, our device can amplify just about any chemical system that has a certain kind of reactivity." ...

Diabetics May Soon Have Low-Sugar Vegetable Juice

... University in Changchun, said in an American chemical Society news release. Liu and colleague Heqin ... details about the drink Thursday at the American chemical Society anual meeting, in Salt Lake City. ... SOURCE: American chemical Society, news release, March 26, 2009 ...

Researchers decipher blood stem cell attachment, communication

... in which the stem cells reside produced the chemical signals that determined whether the cells would ... provides evidence that the stem cells produce chemical signals of their own that may, in turn, influence the chemical signals they receive from their environment. ...

Licorice May Block Absorption of Organ Transplant Drug

... to present their findings Tuesday at the American chemical Society's annual meeting in Salt Lake City. "I ... in Taichung, Taiwan, said in an American chemical Society news release. The researchers, who are ... SOURCE: American chemical Society, news release, March 24, 2009 ...

Licorice compound offers new cancer prevention strategy

... A chemical component of licorice may offer a new approach to ... and other tumors. And although this natural chemical is an appealing drug lead in itself, the ... also working with the Vanderbilt Institute for chemical Biology to develop more specific and potent ...

Improved Fungicides May Be Easier on Environment

... natural defenses by blocking access to the chemical pathways that fungi use to weaken a plant's ... Lake City at the national meeting of the American chemical Society. "Our products only attack the ... SOURCE: American chemical Society, news release, March 23, 2009 ...

MIT scientist launches special nanoscience symposia at ACS National Meeting

... Address in Nanoscience here today at the American chemical Society's 237th National Meeting. Her ... Chemistry, University of Toronto, Lash Miller chemical Laboratories, Toronto, Canada. Topic: P-Ink and ... Vicki Colvin, Ph.D., Department of Chemistry and chemical Engineering, Rice University, Houston, Texas. ...

Children's Bath Products Contain Contaminants

... Malkan said. A contaminant "is a chemical that is not intentionally added to the product ... to know themselves." Dioxane is a byproduct of chemical processing and formaldehyde is released from some ... that baby bottles made with the controversial chemical bisphenol A (BPA) will no longer be sold in the ...
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