UCSF researchers help crack parasite genome, identify drug leads
Two UCSF research papers this week are marking major breakthroughs in the effort to tackle schistosomiasis (bilharzia), a tropical disease that infects more than 200 million people worldwide and causes long-term debilitating illness and occasional paralysis or death.
One paper documents a multi...
GPhA Calls Senate HELP Committee Action Disappointing for Countless Patients
ARLINGTON, Va., July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) released the following statement today from GPhA President and CEO Kathleen Jaeger on the Senate HELP
Committee's vote on biogenerics legislation.
"While we are extremely disappointe...
ParagonRx Creates New Website Featuring REMS Help Center for Pharma
WILMINGTON, Del., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- ParagonRx, a Delaware-based company which specializes in programs for the appropriate use of medications, has launched a new website - www.paragonrx.com - that includes a "REMS Hub" for pharmaceutical and biotech companies needing information and ...
UCF team's advanced nerve cell system could help cure diabetic neuropathy, related diseases
Multiple sclerosis, diabetic neuropathy, and other conditions caused by a loss of myelin insulation around nerves can be debilitating and even deadly, but adequate treatments do not yet exist. That's in large part because of deficiencies in model research systems. In an upcoming issue of the journ...
Knocking the Wind Out of Asthmatics: Help from Hippocrates
Asthma and allergy sufferers have an alternative to Singulair and Zicam - The ALCAT Test
WARSAW, Poland, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week the FDA knocked the wind out of asthmatics by requesting the manufacturers of Singulair, a popular leukotriene blocking asthma and allergy drug, to upgrad...
Secret of sandcastle construction could help revive ancient building technique, researchers say
The secret of a successful sandcastle could aid the revival of an ancient eco-friendly building technique, according to research led by Durham University.
Researchers, led by experts at Durham's School of Engineering, have carried out a study into the strength of rammed earth, which is growing ...
New rotors could help develop nanoscale generators
In collaboration with the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, scientists have investigated the rotation of molecules on a fixed surface to understand how they may help
in the development of future rotor-based machinery at nanoscale level.
The research focused on rotating magnetic fields, ...
Honeywell to Help B. Braun Healthcare Company Double Manufacturing Capacity of Life-Critical Products
Technology to Drive Production Efficiency and Manage Quality at New LIFE Nutrition Factory in Germany
OFFENBACH, Germany, May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON ) today announced that it has been selected by B. Braun, a leading global manufacturer of healthcare produ...
China Sky One Medical, Inc. Appoints Pricewaterhouse Coopers to Help Develop a SOX 404 Compliance Program
HARBIN, China, May 19 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Sky One Medical,
Inc. ("China Sky One Medical" or "the Company") (Nasdaq: CSKI ), a leading
fully integrated pharmaceutical company producing over-the-counter drugs in
the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that it e...
Now Available: State-of-the-Art Gait Training Device to Help Millions Walk More Normally Again
Can Be Used by the Elderly and Patients With Movement Disorders at Home and in a Variety of Healthcare Settings
HAIFA, Israel, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of people in the US have diseases or conditions that affect their ability to walk. For many of them, traditional walking aids such as ...
'Adipose-derived' Stem Cells Could Help Traumatic Brain Injury Patients, Says Bio-Matrix Scientific Group's, Entest BioMedical Inc. Researcher
SAN DIEGO, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dr. Feng Lin, Director of Research at Bio-Matrix Scientific Group Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BMSN) and Entest BioMedical Inc., today stated that he believes that an effective new therapy for "traumatic brain injury" (TBI) using autologous "adipose-derived...
CPM Resource Center and The Shams Group Partner To Help Hospitals Integrate Evidence-Based Clinical Content Into Information Systems
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
- For the First Time, Hospitals Using MEDITECH and Other HIT Solutions
can use CPMRC's Interdisciplinary Clinical Content Through TSG's Integrated
CPM Resource Center (CPMRC) and The Shams Group (TSG) have ...
Executive Coaching Firm Mariposa Leadership, Inc. Hosts Webinar to Help Business Leaders Navigate Tumultuous Economy
Customers Can Claim A Free Introductory Special Report "Five Keys to Increase Your Organization's Resilience in the Downturn" at www.mariposaleadership.com/resilience/index.html
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 14, 2009 - Executive coaching firm Mariposa Lead...
Batman Teams with Senator Katherine Laforge to Help Free America from OPEC
Batman is a true super hero to Senator Katherine Laforge. With stakes higher than they've ever been before, Batman and his supporters race to solve the energy crisis that threatens to enslave America to OPEC forever. The message that Batman and Senator Katherine Laforge want to bring to the pub...
Bio-Tech Medical Software, Inc. Biometrics Joins Forces with the University of Central Florida to Fight Diversion and Help Combat Prescription Narcotic Drug Abuse
Pilot Program in Fort Lauderdale helps to Leverage Bio-Tech Medical Software, Inc. with the University of Central Florida. Bio-Tech Medical Software, Inc., will utilize UCF's biometrics, elite technology and other programming techniques in an effort to establish the best prescription monitoring pr...
Video: Accera Launches Axona(TM), First Medical Food Therapy to Help Manage Mild-to-Moderate Alzheimer's Disease
BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Accera, Inc., a biotechnology company delivering breakthrough therapies in central nervous system (CNS) diseases, today launched Axona(TM) in the United States for Alzheimer's disease (AD). Axona is a first-in-class medical food for the clinical dietary...
Video: Experts Unite to Help People Manage Spring Nasal Allergy Sneezin'
Simple Steps Can Make a Big Difference in Managing Indoor and Outdoor Allergies
ATLANTA and BRIDGEWATER, N.J., March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As this year's spring nasal allergy season quickly approaches, people living with nasal allergies should take steps to manage their symptoms and war...
Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer Initiative Expands to Help Cancer Patients Access Broad Spectrum of Cancer Resources and Services
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In an ongoing effort to raise awareness of the comprehensive continuum of resources available to cancer patients and their caregivers -- from prevention to education, patient care to advocacy and financial support --Amgen's Breakaway from...
Genesis Pharmaceuticals Appoints KPMG to Help Develop a SOX 404 Compliance Program
LAIYANG, China, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Genesis
Pharmaceuticals Enterprises, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GNPH) ("Genesis" or the
"Company"), a U.S. pharmaceutical company with its principal operations in the
People's Republic of China, today announced that it engaged KPMG Huazhen
Oregon theory may help design tomorrow's sustainable polymer
Tomorrow's specialty plastics may be produced more precisely and cheaply thanks to the apparently tight merger of a theory by a University of Oregon chemist and years of unexplained data from real world experiments involving polymers in Europe.
The work, which researchers believe may lead to a ...
Alfred Mann Foundation for Biomedical Engineering Launches New Web Site Designed to Help University Researchers Bring Biomedical Advances to Market
VALENCIA, Calif., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alfred E. Mann Foundation for
Biomedical Engineering (AEMFBE), a philanthropic organization created by
billionaire Alfred E. Mann to establish university-based commercialization-
enablement institutes at elite universities, designed to facilitate biomed...
MyHeritage And Family Tree DNA Partner To Help People Trace Family History Using DNA
MyHeritage, one of the world's most popular family Web sites, today announced a partnership with FamilyTreeDNA, the company that pioneered DNA testing for genealogic research. In addition to MyHeritage's innovative Smart Matching and Research technologies, members can now also use information con...
MultiVu Video Feed: New Rapid Test to Diagnose Flu May Help With Upcoming Flu Season
3M(TM) Rapid Detection Flu A+B Test Differentiates Flu Strains A & B In
Each year up to 20 percent of the U.S. population becomes ill with "the
flu." Misdiagnosis of the flu is common as some bacterial infections
present similarly to influenza. Because of this, overuse and unneces...
Nikon Instruments Provides Donation to Help Clemson University Start New Core Microscopy Facility
MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Nikon Instruments Inc. has
provided an in-kind donation of microscopy equipment to help
University's College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences biological
sciences department start a new core microscopy facility. The facility will
be the ...
Could Database Software Help Cure Alzheimer's and Save the Earth?
Asteroid-watchers and protein researchers are showing that Microsoft SQL Server 2008 can support applications at scales up to 1 petabyte.
REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Just three months
after Microsoft Corp. released its data management and business
The MathWorks Sponsors iGEM Competition for Synthetic Biology at MIT : MATLAB and SimBiology Help Accelerate Design of Synthetic Biological Systems
The MathWorks today announced its lead sponsorship of the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) 2008 student competition, held annually by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). This year the competition brought together 84 undergraduate teams representing more than 1,000 ...
Jellyfish Protein Shows Potential to Help With Memory
BOSTON, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Quincy Bioscience (Madison, WI)
announces that Prevagen(R) (http://www.prevagen.com ), a dietary supplement
consisting of the jellyfish protein apoaequorin, has displayed great
potential to improve memory in healthy human subjects tested. The Prevagen
WeissComm Launches Invigorate Communications to Help Companies Build Successful Health-Based Brands
Tali Kaplan Joins as Associate Director
SAN FRANCISCO, and SUMMIT, N.J., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
WeissComm Group today announced that it has launched Invigorate
Communications, a full-service public relations agency focused on serving
the diverse communications needs ...
New Innovation Set to Revolutionise Spray Technology - Used to Protect Against the Scottish Biting Midge & Help Fight MRSA in the NHS
Partnering with the University of Aberdeen and Rothamsted Research for releasing natural insect repellents that protect against the Scottish biting midge, Atrium Innovation's new electrostatic spray technology is set to revolutionise how people protect buildings from unwanted particles, insects, ...
New nanoscale process created by UCSB scientists will help computers run faster and more efficiently
(Santa Barbara, Calif.) Smaller. Faster. More efficient. These are the qualities that drive science and industry to create new nanoscale structures that will help
to speed up computers.
Scientists at the University of California, Santa Barbara have made a major contribution to this field by ...
Napo Pharmaceuticals Will Provide Pediatric Formulation of Crofelemer at Cost to Developing Nations to Help Treat Life-Threatening Diarrhoel Diseases (Subject to FDA Approval)
Total Value of the Commitment to the CGI is an Estimated $210 Million
Crofelemer, Once Approved for Children, Could Aid in Treating Diarrhoel
Diseases That Kill An Estimated 2.5 million Children Each Year
NEW YORK, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Napo Pharmaceuticals,
Inc., ("Napo") of...
Research Shows How AHCC(R) May Help Fight Flu and Other Infectious Agents
Supports use of AHCC for immune enhancement during cold & flu season
PURCHASE, N.Y., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- A new paper published in
Nutrition Reviews (Vol. 66(9):526-531) by Dr. Barry W. Ritz, PhD,
Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology at Drexel University, has shown
how AHCC impacts...
Killer pulses help characterize special surfaces
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Detecting deadly fumes in subways, toxic gases in chemical spills, and hidden explosives in baggage is becoming easier and more efficient with a measurement technique called surface-enhanced Raman scattering. To further improve the technique's sensitivity, scientists must design b...
Doctors in the US and Netherlands Using Fast RapidArc Radiotherapy Technology to Help Fight Cancer are Now Treating Tumors of the Head and Neck
Technology Targets Tumors with Precise Image-Guided IMRT to Spare Healthy Surrounding Tissue
PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Doctors at cancer
treatment centers in the United States and the Netherlands are now treating
head and neck cancer using R...
GlaxoSmithKline Offers New Purchasing Options to Help Employers Overcome Barriers to Pandemic Stockpiling of Relenza(R)
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE:
GSK) announced today the launch of the RELENZA(R) (zanamivir) Inhalation
Powder Pandemic Readiness for Employers Program (P.R.E.P.) that enables
businesses two options when stockpiling RELENZA in preparation for an
John Grisham Joins Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation Board, Citing Novel Technology's Potential to Help 'Millions of Patients'
Best-Selling Author to Devote Energies to Raising Awareness and Funds to
Advance the Use of Focused Ultrasound in Treating Cancers, Neurological, Other Serious Medical Conditions
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Focused Ultrasound
Surgery Foundation, found...
Metals shape up with a little help from friends
For 5,000 years the only way to shape metal has been by the "heat and beat" technique. Even with modern nanotechnology, metalworking involves carving metals with electron beams or etching them with acid.
Now Cornell researchers have developed a method to self-assemble metals into complex config...
Glowing zebrafish help researchers track role of sugars in the cell
Berkeley -- Using artificial sugar and some clever chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, researchers have made glow-in-the-dark fish whose internal light comes from the sugar coating on their cells.
This novel method of fluorescently tagging the sugar chains, or carbohydrates, that coa...
When to Wait and When to Treat? New Program Will Search for Biomarkers in Men With Prostate Cancer to Help Find an Answer
SEATTLE, May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer
Research Center have a lead role in a new public/private partnership to
create the first systematic surveillance program of men with prostate
cancer to look for biological clues to help
determine when to wait and when
Lilly CEO Urges Policy Prescriptions to Help Ensure Public and Private Biotech Investments Generate Dividends and U.S. Job Growth
BOSTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today John C. Lechleiter,
Ph.D., president and CEO of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ), provided
insight into the future of life sciences and a roadmap for ensuring that
key players' significant investments in the sector are rewarded. He made