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Pharmacogenomic Market Gaining Greater Acceptance Across Europe

...he market, it will be crucial for pharmacogenomics developers to prove the clinical applicability of their tests to clinicians," says Dr. Rahman. "Clinical applicability includes the price of the test, clinical validity, specificity, sensitivity and prevalence of adverse conditions the test is seeking to preven...

Eco-architecture Takes Root in Thailand, but Growth is Slow

...specially in the developing world. Some property developers are catching on to the fact that it is not just the environment that benefits but their bank balances too. Bruno Pingel is president of Siam Best Enterprise, the firm behind Ocean 1 Tower, an eco-friendly apartment block the firms says will be the ...

British Government Has Funded to Develop green Car Made from Hemp

...-based plastic components. According to the Sun, developers Qinetiq have already designed hemp replacements for the accelerator, brake and clutch pedals. They have said with improvement in technology, it might also be used for larger car parts such as body panels. The parts can also be recycled, they have...

Neurological Disorder Gene Identified

...developing therapies. Now pharmacologists and drug developers can target this gene. The genetic sleuthing that led to the discovery began when scientists in Meislers genetics lab noticed that some mice of a common laboratory type gave birth to offspring with a strange, wobbly gait and light coat color. The ...

US Whizkids Create Eco-friendly Building Material from Mushroom

...Inventors and Innovators Alliance. The two young developers Bayer is 21, McIntyre 22 graduated in May from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in New York with dual majors in mechanical engineering and product design and innovation. "I think it has a lot of potential, and it could make a big difference...

Scientists Identify New Possible 'biomarker' for Pancreatic Cancer

...atic cancer progression, and that it may give drug developers a new target for RON directed therapies that are more effective in treating the deadly disease. "When cells became invasive, we saw higher levels of RON expression that correlated with the aggressive nature of this disease and cancer metastasis. C...

New Substance Use Prevention Program Being Developed

...URI Psychology Professor Wayne Velicer, one of the developers of the Transtheoretical (stages of change) Model, the research will for the first time focus on prevention of health-risk behaviors among children in grades 6-8. National studies have shown that the use of substances like tobacco and alcohol develo...

DNA-damage Test Could Aid Drug Development

...s previous assays,' emphasizes Griffith, 'and drug developers can afford to use it a lot earlier in the drug development process.' It also could help to avoid issues with animal testing. 'The European Union is trying to minimize animal testing,' Shuga points out. 'A ban on animal testing of cosmetic products go...

CIGNA HealthCare Teams With HopeLab to Help Blast Teen Cancer

...h a collaborative process that included video game developers and animators, cancer experts, cell biologists, psychologists, and young people with cancer themselves. Re-Mission's 20 levels of game-play combine scientific accuracy with an honest depiction of young people's challenges with cancer. The game is a...

Busy Intersections Invite People to Walk More

...nism Smart Scorecard, a tool for city planners and developers to determine whether a project fulfills smart-growth goals. “The built environment is a powerful influence on walking,” said Chaya Gordon, senior research manager at the American Society on Aging. “RAND’s study of the association between Smart Scor...

HL7 Announces Industry’s First Electronic Health Record System (EHR-S

...ftware or in building their own EHRs; EHR software developers to guide their future product development efforts; certification and accreditation organizations to certify EHR software; and healthcare payers as part of their criteria for pay-for-performance and other incentives. Medical Settings where Children...

Bionic Eye may Restore Sight to the Blind

...restored. The device proved so successful that its developers led by Dr. Mark Humayun, applied for FDA approval to begin clinical trials of the technology in around 50 to 75 subjects, with blindness. They hope to release the improved version in 2 years. The bionic eye works by converting images from a tiny...

New Inhaler is Child's Play

...hough a mouthpiece or mask. One major issue the developers hoped to overcome was the fact that there is high variability in the mass of the drug that is actually delivered to a patient's lungs when using inhalation devices. This is not solely down to the design of the device itself, but also individual patie...

Tuberculosis Experts Outline Proposals to Speed Up Drug Development

...rought together more than 100 TB specialists, drug developers and regulators, policy makers, donors and activists to outline practical proposals to fill the gaps in TB drug research and development (R&D). "We are failing people with TB," said Dr. Tido von Schoen-Angerer, Director of MSF's Campaign for Access ...

New Gadget to Treat Insomnia, Stress

...stress suggest it can be highly effective, and its developers say the effects kick in within two weeks for most patients. The scientists say the new device is based on a technique called biofeedback. The theory is that patients can be helped to improve their health by learning to control certain internal ...

Male Contraception: Discovery Stirring Interest Among Scientists, Drug Developers

...among both basic scientists and contraceptive drug developers because of where it is located in the sperm and the kind of energy-making process that occurs there. “One approach to male contraception is to disable sperm from swimming, and we think SFEC may be able to play a role in that process,” Herr noted. ...

Trail Users Twice as Likely to Get Enough Exercise

...come a selling point for municipal governments and developers marketing to people seeking activity-friendly communities,” Librett said. The study appears in the November issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Librett and colleagues analyzed data from two national surveys to find out who uses ...

Mouse Gene With Gene Stutter Will Help Leukemia Research

...d leukemia (AML).// A study of the strain by its developers at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center (OSUCCC) suggests that the genetic change comes early in the disease, and that it over-activates a second gene that helps govern blood cell development. The genetic change, known as a partia...

Biocon Launches Anti-Cancer Drug

...ost.// "Today we join the exclusive league of MAb developers worldwide. We want to be a key player in this segment," she added. She also told the drug was undergoing regulatory processes for South Asian markets, but the company would enter into partnerships to market it in Europe and America. Biotech drugs s...

Novel genetic blood test

..., haemophilia, thalassaemias and leukaemia.” The developers of Biochip warn that patients with these conditions, who require routine blood transfusions, can develop life-threatening side effects on receiving not a properly matched blood. 3,000 healthy blood samples are being tested with Biochip as a "proof ...

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