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Varian Medical Systems to Showcase a Wide Spectrum of New and Updated Products That Improve Radiotherapy Treatment Processes at 2009 AAPM Meeting

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR ) will showcase a wide spectrum of new and updated products that improve and simplify the processes of radiotherapy and radiosurgery. Among the products on display will be a new version of the Ec...

Syngenta Acquires Innovative Bio-Control Technology to Improve Usable Crop Yields

WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Syngenta today announced that it has acquired Georgia-based Circle One Global, Inc., to add an innovative antitoxin crop protection technology to the company's portfolio. Circle One Global markets the product Afla-Guard(R), which is aimed at reduc...

ChemImage Works to Improve Existing Methods of Imaging Untreated Fingerprints on Paper Substrates

PITTSBURGH, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at ChemImage are pleased to report significant improvements in the ability to enhance contrast of untreated fingerprints on paper substrates. Using the CONDOR(TM) Hyperspectral Imaging System, application scientists at ChemImage have been able to appl...

Inexpensive plastic used in CDs could improve aircraft, computer electronics

HOUSTON, May 15, 2009 If one University of Houston professor has his way, the inexpensive plastic now used to manufacture CDs and DVDs will one day soon be put to use in improving the integrity of electronics in aircraft, computers and iPhones. Thanks to a pair of grants from the U.S. Air Fo...

BD and Fujirebio Diagnostics Sign Worldwide Agreement to Develop Biomarker Assays to Improve Cancer Detection and Management

Alliance Aims to First Develop Powerful Tools for Detecting Ovarian Cancer Earlier FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. and MALVERN, Pa., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX ) and Fujirebio Diagnostics, Inc., announced today the signing of a worldwide development ...

Solidus Bioscience Protect their Research and Improve Efficiency With Amphora's PatentSafe Solution

Biotechnology and contract research company Solidus Bioscience Inc have successfully implemented Amphora's PatentSafe solution to replace their bound lab notebooks. Solidus are using PatentSafe as a fully electronic lab notebook, with digital signatures. Not only does this fit more efficiently in...

Bio-Optronics Adds Innovative Electronic Data Capture (EDC) Solution to Clinical Conductor Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS), Continues to Improve Workflow and Productivity

ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Bio-Optronics, Inc. and flexcipio s.a. are pleased to announce an agreement to cross-market and integrate Bio-Optronics' Clinical Conductor Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) and flexcipio's eClinical Electronic Data Capture (EDC) solution. This ali...

MedTrust Online and Scottsdale Clinical Research Institute at Scottsdale Healthcare Announce Collaboration to Provide Cutting Edge Technology to Improve Patient Care

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- MedTrust Online, announced today a strategic partnership with Scottsdale Clinical Research Institute (SCRI) at Scottsdale Healthcare to provide Arizona oncologists with cutting edge knowledge discovery and collaboration tools at www.oncocentric.com . ...

Amorcyte Reports Phase I Results of AMR-001 to Improve Recovery From Severe Heart Attack at ACC Annual Scientific Session

- First Stem Cell Trial to Show Dose-related Significant Improvement in Perfusion - ORLANDO, Fla., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Amorcyte, Inc. (Amorcyte) today announced data from its Phase I clinical trial of AMR-001, the company's lead product for the treatment of damaged heart muscle fol...

Pigs to Be Genotyped to Improve Selection and Breeding for Pancreatic Islet Cell Research

Cutting-edge DNA testing technology provided by GeneSeek Inc. LINCOLN, Neb., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A privately held biotechnology company, will be used for medical-grade source pigs which are being developed by Spring Point Project, a Minnesota non-profit organization providing pig islet ce...

New sperm shaker to improve IVF success

Scientists have developed a ground-breaking method for testing the quality of a sperm before it is used in IVF and increase the chances of conception. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh, funded by the EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council), have created a way of chem...

New research expected to improve laser devices and make photovoltaics more efficient

University of Chicago scientists have induced electrons in the nanocrystals of semiconductors to cool more slowly by forcing them into a smaller volume. This has the potential to improve satellite communications and the generation of solar power. "Slowing down the cooling of these electronsin th...

CorMatrix Announces Pre-Clinical Data Suggesting Next Generation ECM Technology(TM) Can Improve Cardiac Function

- Data presented at American Heart Association Annual Scientific Sessions - NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- CorMatrix Cardiovascular, Inc., an Atlanta-based company dedicated to developing and delivering unique extracellular matrix (ECM(TM)) biomaterial devices that harness the body's innat...

Commonwealth Care Alliance Selects Casenet To Unify Patient Information and Improve Care for Massachusetts Members

Case Management Solution Will Help Commonwealth Care Alliance Coordinate Care and Improve Workflow BEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Casenet, Inc., a provider of innovative care management software solutions, today announced that Commonwealth Care Alliance, a not-for-profit care deliver...

Global Psychiatrists Unite to Improve Services in Mental Health

INNSBRUCK, Austria, September 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty seven medical experts in psychiatry from across the world have called on the medical community to take urgent action to optimize services for people with a diagnosis of severe mental illness such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder(i). ...

Sanofi Aventis : New Study Results Support the "Basal Plus" Strategy With LANTUS(R) and APIDRA(R) to Improve Blood Sugar Control in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

PARIS, September 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Abstracts 185 and 1112 Sanofi-aventis, a world leader in diabetes care, announced results from two randomized clinical studies presented at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) 44th Annual Meeting demonstrating that the "...

Germicidal UVC Lights Improve Clinical Pregnancy Rates for IVF Lab, New Study Finds

BETHLEHEM, Pa., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- A seven and a half-year study conducted in the In Vitro Fertilization Cleanroom Laboratory of the Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network found that the use of ultraviolet C or "UVC" lights installed in the HVAC system had a clinically significant impa...

Carilion Clinic Invests in Sight Saving Technology to Improve Patient Care: Carilion Clinic Teams Up with Retasure

Carilion Clinic teams up with Retasure Wake Forest, NC (PRWEB) August 29, 2008 -- Digital Healthcare, a Wake Forest, NC company specializing in risk assessment for diabetics, recently announced that the Carilion Clinic of Virginia has selected the Retasure solution to ...

Self-assembling polymer arrays improve data storage potential

MADISON A new manufacturing approach holds the potential to overcome the technological limitations currently facing the microelectronics and data-storage industries, paving the way to smaller electronic devices and higher-capacity hard drives. "In the past 20 to 30 years, researchers have been...

Commencement 2008: Student innovation could improve data storage, magnetic sensors

Troy, N.Y. Paul Morrow, who will graduate from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on May 17, has come a long way from his days as an elementary school student, pulling apart his mothers cassette player. The talented young physicist has developed two innovations that could vastly improve magnetic d...

One4One Campaign to Raise $1 Million to Improve Cervical Cancer Education and Resources

Every Woman is Urged to Talk to Her Healthcare Provider about Ways to Help Prevent Cervical Cancer NEW YORK, April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- One4One, a unique program focused on empowering women to help make a difference in the fight against cervical cancer, starts today during ...

HealthEast Care System Selects Concuity's ClearContracts to Increase Contract Analysis and Negotiation Capabilities and Improve Revenue Cycle Management

VERNON HILLS, Ill. and DUBLIN, Ireland, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Concuity, a healthcare division of Trintech (Nasdaq: TTPA ) and a leading provider of contract management and revenue recovery technology ("Peer Reviewed by HFMA") and services, today announced that HealthEast Care Sys...

Healthcare Coalition Approves Tools to Improve Patient Safety During Transitions of Care

CHICAGO, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- National Transitions of Care Coalition (NTOCC) Advisory Task Force today authorized the release of recently developed tools for helping healthcare professionals and organizations address problems inherent in transitioning patients from one level of care to ano...

BD and Direct Relief International Launch Second Volunteer Service Trip to Improve Healthcare in Ghana

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX ), a leading global medical technology company, and Direct Relief International, a humanitarian medical aid nonprofit organization, today announced the second joint volunteer initiative to s...

Bioscience Company Chooses Microsoft Dynamics AX to Improve Support for Compliance With Industry Rules

PURE Bioscience picks Microsoft technology over competitors for its ease of use, scalability and manufacturing capabilities. REDMOND, Wash., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced that PURE Bioscience has selected Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 to speed and inte...

Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROs) Improve Cancer Treatment -- Experts Agree

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- An information technology revolution is improving cancer treatment with the use of Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROs), according to Supportive Oncology Services, Inc. (SOS), a research-based health information company in Memphis, TN. PROs are self- assess...

MultiVu Video Feed: Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Institute, LLC Launches New Training Center to Improve Community-Based Diabetes Care

Training Center Scheduled to Open Friday, Feb. 29 On Friday, February 29, the Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Institute, LLC will open its first training center in the U.S., designed to improve how practitioners deliver diabetes care in local communities. Located in Milipitas, CA, the center will...

NIH collaborates with EPA to improve the safety testing of chemicals

Testing the safety of chemicals ranging from pesticides to household cleaners will benefit from new technologies and a plan for collaboration, according to federal scientists from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), who today announced a new ...

New polymer could improve semiconductor manufacturing, packaging

Troy, N.Y. Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Polyset Company have developed a new inexpensive, quick-drying polymer that could lead to dramatic cost savings and efficiency gains in semiconductor manufacturing and computer chip packaging. Along with allowing enhanced performan...

Physicians Practice, Loma Linda Partner to Improve Patient Care in Southern California

BALTIMORE, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians and patients of community-based medical practices in Southern California will benefit from a new partnership between Physicians Practice and Loma Linda University Medical Center, providing resources to help local physicians manage their practices mo...

Caliper Life Sciences Introduces Zephyr SPE Workstation to Improve Efficiency of Solid Phase Extraction

- Automated Benchtop Workstation Aids Mass Spectrometer Analysis - HOPKINTON, Mass., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALP ) today announced the availability of the Zephyr SPE Workstation, a benchtop solution designed to automate Solid Phase Extraction...

eHealth Initiative Foundation Launches Collaborative Research Effort to Improve Drug Safety

Multi-stakeholder initiative will use health information technology to accelerate the timeliness and effectiveness of drug safety efforts across the U.S. WASHINGTON, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The non-profit eHealth Initiative Foundation (eHI) announced today the formation of an in...

Celator(R) Pharmaceuticals Study Shows CPX-571 Maintains Synergistic Ratio of Irinotecan and Cisplatin to Improve Anti-tumor Activity

Promising pre-clinical results support advance to clinical study for third combination chemotherapy from Celator based on the company's proprietary CombiPlex(TM) technology platform. PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Celator Pharmaceuticals today announced positive re...

ASU researchers improve memory devices using nanotech

TEMPE, Ariz. Arizona State Universitys Center for Applied Nanoionics (CANi) has a new take on old memory, one that promises to boost the performance, capacity and battery life of consumer electronics from digital cameras to laptops. Best of all, it is cheap, made from common materials and compati...

Empire Genomics and Reprogenetics Join Forces to Improve Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)

- Data on Successful Use of New PGD Technique to be Presented at American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) Annual Meeting - - Improved Techniques Could Lead to Improved Overall Pre-natal Screening for Spontaneous Pregnancies as well as PGD with In Vitro Fertilization - BUFFALO...

Isis Awarded $1.5 Million NIH Grant to Improve Chemical Properties of RNAi-Based Therapeutics

Phase 2 SBIR Grant Funding to Advance the Development of Single-Stranded Antisense RNAi Drugs CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIS ) today announced that it has been awarded a multi-year Phase 2 Small Business Inn...

CorVel Corporation Medical Provider Network Adds New Providers to Increase Savings and Improve Access to Care

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CorVel Corporation (Nasdaq: CRVL ), a leading provider of workers' compensation claims management services, announced the addition of over 150,000 facility and provider locations to its national CorCare Preferred Provider Network effective Nove...

CDC Awards NATT Funding to Improve Blood Clot Awareness

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance for Thrombosis and Thrombophilia (NATT) today announced the award of two major program grants totaling $1.35 million that will serve as building blocks for its efforts to curb the unchecked devastating effects caused ea...

International Atomic Energy Agency and National Foundation for Cancer Research Launch Major Initiative to Improve Cancer Prevention and Treatments in Developing Countries

VIENNA, Austria and BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) announced today that the two organizations have joined forces to establish the PACT Fund at NFCR. This special fund will suppo...

Bone-growing nanomaterial could improve orthopaedic implants

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] For orthopaedic implants to be successful, bone must meld to the metal that these artificial hips, knees and shoulders are made of. A team of Brown University engineers, led by Thomas Webster, has discovered a new material that could significantly increase this...
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