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SmartGene's Services for Faster, More Precise Identification of Bacteria and Fungi to be Used by The Johns Hopkins Hospital

RALEIGH, N.C. , July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartGene, Inc., a provider of novel services for the management and analysis of genetic data, today announced that it has entered into an agreement under which The Johns Hopkins Hospital will utilize SmartGene's advanced technology and integrated...

Expanding Indiana's Breakthroughs in Health Information Technology (Exibhit Indiana): Initiative to Advance the State's Health IT National Leadership and Assets Launched to Bring More Awareness to Sector

INDIANAPOLIS, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- As the federal economic stimulus package moves to fund leading applications of health information technology (HIT), Indiana sits in the pole position. The Hoosier state boasts one of the strongest health IT sectors anywhere in the United States today with f...

CEL-SCI Files Patent Application to Support Company's Treatment for More Virulent Strain of H1N1 Swine and Other Influenza Viruses

VIENNA, Va., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CEL-SCI CORPORATION (NYSE AMEX: CVM ) announced today that it has filed a provisional U.S. patent application covering its L.E.A.P.S.(TM) immune therapy drugs (vaccines) for the prevention/treatment of H1N1, swine, bird flu, Influenza A and/or ev...

Video: Varicose Veins, Much More Than a Cosmetic Issue, Can Prove a Health Risk

Left Untreated, They May Enlarge and Worsen Over Time CHICAGO, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Many Latinas who suffer from varicose veins often dismiss the enlarged leg veins as a cosmetic issue without recognizing they can lead to pain and discomfort. As many women often postpone visiting their doc...

New Survey Reveals That More Than Half of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients in Europe and Canada Feel Their Disease Controls Their Lives

Three-of-Four Patients Surveyed Experience Daily Pain From Rheumatoid Arthritis Despite Current Treatment; Findings Unveiled at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress of Rheumatology COPENHAGEN, Denmark, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Results from the Rheumatoid Arthritis: ...

Disabled and other vulnerable groups more susceptible to terrorism fears

Research has shown that certain marginalized groups including the mentally ill, the disabled and ethnic minorities such as African Americans and Latinos fare worse than others in the aftermath of natural disasters, suffering disproportionate impoverishment, injuries and fatalities. Now, a ...

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 ...

Biomedical Sciences Companies Expanding in Asia Invested More Than US$500 Million in Singapore

ATLANTA, May 18 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Global biomedical sciences companies invested more than US$500 million in Singapore in the year 2008. This rides on Singapore's strong scientific fundamentals, with biomedical sciences R&D expenditure exceeding US$760 million in 2007. The continu...

Lilly Set to Unveil More Than 50 Studies at ASCO 2009

INDIANAPOLIS, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) will unveil data from more than 50 studies at the 45th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Orlando, Fla. from May 29 to June 2, 2009, with the majority of the presentations continu...

Frost & Sullivan: Female Cancer Patients More Willing to Use Implantable Infusion Pumps Than Males

Feedback Can Influence New Product Development and Innovation MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest end-user study from Frost & Sullivan's Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology group assesses a variety of critical dynamics of drug delivery approaches and technologies in...

Disabled and other vulnerable groups more susceptible to terrorism fears

Research has shown that certain marginalized groups including the mentally ill, the disabled and ethnic minorities such as African Americans and Latinos fare worse than others in the aftermath of natural disasters, suffering disproportionate impoverishment, injuries and fatalities. Now, a ...

Disabled and other vulnerable groups more susceptible to terrorism fears

Research has shown that certain marginalized groups including the mentally ill, the disabled and ethnic minorities such as African Americans and Latinos fare worse than others in the aftermath of natural disasters, suffering disproportionate impoverishment, injuries and fatalities. Now, a ...

Brown chemists create more efficient palladium fuel cell catalysts

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] Even small devices need power, and much of that juice comes from fuel cells. As these devices become even smaller, the rush is on to find more efficient ways to power them. In the last several years, scientists have discovered that palladium, a metal, is a s...

Quantum dots and nanomaterials: Ingredients for better lighting and more reliable power

TEMPE, Ariz. Imagine flexible lighting devices manufactured by using printing techniques. Imagine solar power sources equally as reliable and as portable as any conventional power source. Such advances are among aims of research at Arizona State University to find ways of more effectively h...

Osprey Biotechnics: More Trillions of Good Bacteria

SARASOTA, Fla., March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A company here is expanding to produce more trillions of beneficial bacteria -- the hungry kind that open drain pipes, clean up soil and groundwater, treat waste water, and are beneficial to fruits and vegetables. Osprey Biotechnics is quadr...

ExonHit Therapeutics Shareholders' Equity Strengthened by Exercise of More Than Half of its Convertible Bonds

PARIS, March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ExonHit Therapeutics (Alternext: ALEHT) today announced that 1,076,923 out of 2,080,335 convertible bonds issued November 8, 2006 and redeemable November 8, 2011 have been converted into shares. This conversion results into a EUR 17,231 capital i...

TechConnect World Publishes Conference Agenda Featuring More than 2,700 Presentations Addressing Nano, Bio and Clean Technologies

Clean Technology '09, Nanotech '09 and the TechConnect Summit are the Largest Events in the World Dedicated to Bringing Nano, Bio and Clean Tech Solutions From Development to Commercialization CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- TechConnect World, in association with the Nano Science a...

AstraZeneca Implements Customized Cytel East(R) Software for More Accurate Trial Monitoring and Clinical Data Analysis

Top Global Pharmaceutical Company Integrates Their Clinical Data System (CDS) and East(R) for Improved Clinical Data Handling and Trial Analysis CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Cytel Inc. today announced that AstraZeneca International has expanded their deployment of Cytel's East (...

Developing a Safer and More Effective Way to Deliver Rabies Antibodies

INCHEON, South Korea, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Celltrion, Inc., a South Korean biopharmaceutical company, have signed a Letter of Intent to permit joint research on the development of novel antibodies to protect people exposed to the rabie...

Nanotechnology makes supertelescopes much more sensitive

Nanotechnologist Chris Lodewijk has succeeded in significantly increasing the sensitivity of the new supertelescopes in Chile. He will receive his PhD on this topic at Delft University of Technology on Monday 2 February. In Chile's Atacama desert, technicians and astronomers from around the wor...

Immune Targeting Systems Completes Second Tranche of Series-A Funding Bringing Total Funds Raised to More Than GBP5m

LONDON, January 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Immune Targeting Systems (ITS) Limited, a company developing synthetic vaccines for mutating viruses, today announced it has received GBP2.4m of investment as the second tranche of its series-A funding round. ITS's investors HealthCap, the London Technology F...

DNA 11, Creators of DNA Art, Introduces a More Affordable Line of Custom Portraits for this Year's Gift Giving Season

The new DNA Mini Portrait™ is this years' most unique must-have gift New York, NY(PRWEB) November 26, 2008 --DNA 11, the innovators and creators of custom portraits made from the customers' DNA, launch DNA Mini Portraits™, a more affordable line of DNA Art t...

Fingerprints provide clues to more than just identity

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Fingerprints can reveal critical evidence, as well as an identity, with the use of a new technology developed at Purdue University that detects trace amounts of explosives, drugs or other materials left behind in the prints. The new technology also can distinguish between...

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...

Waters New ACQUITY UPLC Online Community Attracts More Than 1,200 Members in First Month

Private community fosters separation scientist interactions and provides premium content not found elsewhere MILFORD, Mass., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT ) today reports on the successful debut of an online community designed to support the s...

Denser, more powerful computer chips possible with plasmonic lenses that 'fly'

Berkeley -- Engineers at the University of California, Berkeley, are reporting a new way of creating computer chips that could revitalize optical lithography, a patterning technique that dominates modern integrated circuits manufacturing. By combining metal lenses that focus light through the e...

RSCI Announces Two Additions to Its Science Advisory Board, Calling for More Stem Cell Research on Diabetes

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Repair Stem Cell Institute (RSCI) today announced two additions to its world-leading Science Advisory Board (SAB), extending its stem cell research proficiency in the process. Don Margolis, RSCI chairman, noted that "Our first five appointees had two thi...

New Data From Head-to-Head Phase 3 Trial Demonstrate That Liraglutide is More Effective Than Exenatide in Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

MONTREAL, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, at the Canadian Diabetes Association Congress, physicians will get a first-time look at more detailed results from a phase 3b clinical study (LEAD(TM) 6) comparing the investigational new drug liraglutide to exenatide. The study showed that li...

LF Elimination Program Treats Over Half Billion People and Protects Millions More From Debilitating Disease

- Study demonstrates 'Best buy in public health' LONDON, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A study published today confirms that in the ten years since its initiation, the international effort to eliminate lymphatic filariasis (LF) has made unprecedented strides towards ridding the ...

Ameristar National Charity Golf Classic Raises More Than $1.1 Million for Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis and Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

Event Raises $4.6 Million in Four Years ST. CHARLES, Mo., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameristar Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq: ASCA ), announced today that the fourth annual Ameristar National Charity Golf Classic, hosted by the Ameristar Cares Foundation, the Company's philanthr...

Swedish Neuroscience Institute and Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle Form Alliance to Learn More about Brain Diseases

- Joint fund-raising efforts will support collaborative work of this unique partnership SEATTLE, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Swedish Neuroscience Institute (SNI) has joined forces with the Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) to fundraise for and collaborate on research they hope ...

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 ...

Fingerprints provide clues to more than just identity

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Fingerprints can reveal critical evidence, as well as an identity, with the use of a new technology developed at Purdue University that detects trace amounts of explosives, drugs or other materials left behind in the prints. The new technology also can distinguish between...

Laureate Pharma to Add More Manufacturing Capacity

- Laureate To Add Single-Use Bioreactor (S.U.B.) To Its Portfolio Of Assets - PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Laureate Pharma, Inc., a full-service biopharmaceutical development and protein production company, today announced that it is increasing its ...

Valley Baptist Health System Selects Concuity's ClearContracts to More Accurately Calculate Payments from Managed Care and Government Payers

VERNON HILLS, Ill., and DUBLIN, Ireland, Sept. 8 /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 Valley Baptist Heal...

Understanding the science of solar-based energy: more researchers are better than one

View a video of MIT scientists explaining how they recently discovered a catalyst that produces oxygen gas from water. With the assistance of a five-year $20 million award from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) Chemical Bonding Center (CBC) ...

Moffitt Cancer Center Receives Prestigious SPORE Grant Worth More Than $10 Million

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded Dr. Gerold Bepler, program leader for thoracic oncology at Moffitt Cancer Center ( http://www.moffitt.org ), and his team a Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant in lung cancer. The grant...

Fingerprints provide clues to more than just identity

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Fingerprints can reveal critical evidence, as well as an identity, with the use of a new technology developed at Purdue University that detects trace amounts of explosives, drugs or other materials left behind in the prints. The new technology also can distinguish between...

The Michigan Life Sciences Pipeline Adds More Resources On Its Website

TROY, Mich., Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- CJPS Enterprises, LLC, the operator of the Michigan Life Sciences Pipeline, announced today that it has put online more resources for Michigan companies looking for assistance to enter the healthcare market, or to grow their existing healthcare business. Th...

Physicians Expect to Shift More Time to Online Professional Resources in the Coming Years

Manhattan Research study finds that physicians want to conduct the majority of their pharmaceutical research and information access online NEW YORK, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians report that they will shift a significant amount of time currently devoted to offline professional sources t...
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