Bacteria pack their own demise
Brussels - Numerous pathogens contain an 'internal time bomb', a deadly mechanism that can be used against them. After years of work, VIB researchers at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) were able to determine the structure and operating mechanism of the proteins involved. This clears the road ...
Environmental Tectonics Corporation Announces Promotion of Don R. Webber to VP of Sales for their BioMedical Division
SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") BioMedical Systems Division today announced the promotion of Don R. Webber to Vice President of BioMedical Sales.
Don joined the ETC ...
avVaa World Health Care Products, Inc. Announces Engagement of Koeppel Direct for their DRTV-Direct Response Television Media Buying Campaign
LUMBY, BC, July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - avVaa World Health Care Products Inc. (Pink Sheets: AVVH), a global biotechnology company, manufacturer and distributor of nationally branded therapeutic, natural skin and health care products, announced the engagement of Koeppel Direct to manage their
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: ...
Nerviano Medical Sciences Receives Approval From the FDA to Enter Phase I Clinical Trials for Their Polo Like Kinase (PLK) Inhibitor
NERVIANO, Italy, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The FDA has approved an
Investigational New Drug (IND) application by Nerviano Medical Sciences to
begin a phase I clinical study with its selective PLK-1 small molecule
inhibitor for the treatment of cancer. PLK-1 is a mitotic kinase required for
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...
ImQuest Presentation at Keystone Symposium Focuses on Advancements in Their Cancer Research and Development Program
FREDERICK, Md., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- ImQuest Life Sciences presented their
latest biological results supporting the continued development of their
novel small molecule piperazine compound for the treatment of solid tumors at the Targeted Cancer Therapeutics meeting held in Whistler, British Col...
Med Discovery and Laborium Biopharma Extend Their Development Partnership to Include Mammalian Cell Culture Processes and Clinical Manufacturing for All Products in Med Discovery's Portfolio
Med Discovery SA, a specialized protein-based therapeutics oncology company, is proud to announce that they have extended their
global partnership agreement with Laborium Biopharma, a subsidiary of Validapro BioSciences Inc. to encompass the cell culture process development and clinical manufactu...
Nanoparticles double their chances of getting into sticky situations
Chemistry researchers at the University of Warwick have found that tiny nanoparticles could be twice as likely to stick to the interface of two non mixing liquids than previously believed. This opens up a range of new possibilities for the uses of nanoparticles in living cells, polymer composites...
Mathematical models reveal how organisms transcend the sum of their genes
MADISON Molecular and cellular biologists have made tremendous scientific advances by dissecting apart the functions of individual genes, proteins, and pathways. Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering are looking to expand that understanding by putting the piece...
Top LASIK and Refractive Experts in Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory Present Research and Educate Their Peers at Annual AAO Meeting in Atlanta
Several leading LASIK and refractive eye surgery experts listed in the Trusted LASIK Surgeons directory were actively involved at the recently concluded American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) annual meeting in Atlanta. Dr. Randy Epstein, Dr. Walter Stark, Dr. James McCulley, Dr. R. Wayne Bowman...
Bio-Tec Environmental Introduces Their New Plastic Additive Showing 45% Biodegradation of Plastics in Just 14 Days
After several years in development, Bio-Tec Environmental today launched its next-generation biodegradable plastics additive. The new product passed ASTM International's strictest test for anaerobic biodegradation of plastic materials and far surpasses its predecessor in economy and performance. ...
PQRI Made Easy(TM): A New Software Enables Healthcare Professionals to Earn Their 2008 and 2009 PQRI Bonuses for Free
NEW YORK, November 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Park Avenue Medical Data Systems
(PAMDS), a leading provider of software solutions for the electronic
healthcare record (EHR) arena, announces the launch of PQRI Made Easy(TM):
a free Software-as-a-Service product (SaaS) that enables office-based
Genetic clock makers at UC San Diego publish their 'timepiece' in Nature
UC San Diego bioengineers have created the first stable, fast and programmable genetic clock that reliably keeps time by the blinking of fluorescent proteins inside E. coli cells. The clock's blink rate changes when the temperature, energy source or other environmental conditions change, a fact ...
Global Vision Recognized for Helping Pharmaceutical Companies Achieve Complete Artwork and Copy Accuracy in their Packaging Process
MONTREAL, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Vision, the leader in
automated proofreading solutions for the pharmaceutical industry announced
today that 15 of the top 20 pharmaceutical companies have selected Global
Vision to help them reduce the risk of textual and artwork errors from
Amoena Helps Women Re-shape Their Lives After Breast Cancer Surgery
Surprisingly, a high percentage of women aren't aware of the advanced products that can help restore a positive body image
ATLANTA, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Women have more options than ever
before when facing breast cancer. With early diagnosis, great strides have
been made in treatm...
World Sight Day - Britons at Risk of Losing Their Sight by Not Having Regular Eye Tests
Glaucoma Leading Cause of Preventable Blindness in the UK(1) Though Awareness of Symptoms and Risk Factors Remains Low
WALTON OAKS, England, October 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Today on World Sight
Day leading experts aim to raise awareness of the eye disease glaucoma. It
is estimated that t...
JD Technologies, LLC Selected by FCT Ingenieurkeramik GmbH to Represent Their High Performance Ceramic Expertise In the United States
JD Technologies, LLC will use their
extensive field sales expertise and established relationships in numerous industries to pursue new applications for FCT's proven engineered ceramic manufacturing design, development and testing expertise.
Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB)...
Cyprus and Ireland Add Wyeth's 7-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV7) to Their National Immunisation Schedules
MAIDENHEAD, England, September 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
- Prevenar Vaccine to Help Protect Children Against the Leading
Vaccine-Preventable Cause of Death in Young Children Worldwide
Wyeth today announced that Cyprus and the Republic of Ireland have
initiated national immunisation progr...
Start-Up and Emerging Biotech Companies Will Tell Their Stories at Biosciences Showcase Planned for MichBio Expo
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- MichBio, the association for
Michigan's biosciences industry, announced that it has added the Michigan
Biosciences Showcase to its program on day one of its 2008 Expo &
Conference on November 18-19 at the Rock Financial ShowPlace Novi, MI. The
Half of Surveyed Physicians Expect to Replace Between 6 Percent and 15 Percent of Their Sustiva Prescriptions with Isentress
Most Surveyed MCO Pharmacy Directors Do Not Place Cost Control Measures on
Branded Antiretroviral Drugs, According to a New Report from Decision Resources
WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the
world's leading research and advisor...
Clemson scientists put a (nano) spring in their step
CLEMSON Electronic devices get smaller and more complex every year. It turns out that fragility is the price for miniaturization, especially when it comes to small devices, such as cell phones, hitting the floor. Wouldn't it be great if they bounced instead of cracked when dropped?
A team of C...
Mentice, Inc. and the Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) Announce Their Partnership in the Area of Procedural Medical Simulation
EVANSTON, Ill., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Mentice, Inc. and MATC have
forged a relationship that will allow the two entities to work on multiple
and mutually beneficial projects to further advance the use of simulation
in technical colleges and teaching institutions throughout North America.
Symbiotic microbes induce profound genetic changes in their hosts
MADISON Though bacteria are everywhere from the air we breathe and the food we eat to our guts and skin the vast majority are innocuous or even beneficial, and only a handful pose any threat to us. What distinguishes a welcome microbial guest from an unwanted intruder?
Research from the Uni...
ImQuest Awarded SBIR Grant to Define the Mechanism of Action of Their Lead Anti-HIV Therapeutic Compound IQP-0410
FREDERICK, Md., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- ImQuest Life Sciences announced
today the successful acquisition of funding from the National Institutes of
Health to define the mechanism of action of their
pyrimidinedione HIV inhibitor IQP-0410. The objective of this one-year
Unilever Extends Their GeneGo MetaCore License
ST. JOSEPH, Mich., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- GeneGo, Inc., the leading
systems biology tools company, announced today that Unilever extended its
license to GeneGo products. Unilever uses systems analysis tools for
research in its consumer goods and skin care product development.
"Unilever was o...
Chromatide and Novasep Have Extended Their Partnership to Develop Large Scale Solid Phase Peptide and Oligonucleotide Synthesis Technology.
POMPEY, France, May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Chromatide and Novasep have
partnership to develop large scale solid phase peptide and
oligonucleotide synthesis technology. The resulting systems and equipment
will meet the growing needs of biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries
72% of Women Are Dissatisfied With Their Current Treatment of Vaginal Infection, Survey Finds
Foamix Offers New Intravaginal Foam Technology with Improved Usability & Compliance
NESS ZIONA, Israel, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the high incidence
of women's health conditions that require intra-vaginal drug delivery and
the abundance of intravaginal creams...
Are nanobots on their way?
The first real steps towards building a microscopic device that can construct nano machines have been taken by US researchers. Writing in the peer-reviewed publication, International Journal of Nanomanufacturing from Inderscience Publishers, researchers describe an early prototype for a nanoassemb...
Pathology Consultants, Inc. Selects PSA, LLC, a MED3OOO Company, as Their Business Partner
PITTSBURGH, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- MED3OOO Group, Inc. (MED3OOO), a
national healthcare management and technology company, announces Pathology
Consultants, Inc. of Michigan City, IN, recently selected PSA, LLC -- a
wholly owned subsidiary of MED3OOO -- for billing, marketing, and business
Diffusion Pharmaceuticals Announces Issuance of U.S. Patent No. 7351844, Titled 'Bipolar Trans Carotenoid Salts and Their Uses,' for Its Family of First-In-Class Molecules
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Diffusion
Pharmaceuticals LLC, a clinical-stage drug-development company
commercializing drugs utilizing a novel method of action that enhances
oxygen diffusion, today announced that it has been granted U.S. patent no.
7,351,844 entitled "Bip...
Cardiac Science Signs Letter of Intent With Misys Healthcare Systems to Connect With Their EMR Systems
BOTHELL, Wash., April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardiac Science
(Nasdaq: CSCX ), a global leader in advanced cardiac diagnosis,
resuscitation, rehabilitation, and informatics products, announced today
that it signed a letter of intent to begin establishing Heartcentrix(R) ECG
Schiller AG Adopts Masimo Rainbow SET as Their Technology Platform of Choice for Patient Monitoring Devices Worldwide
IRVINE, Calif., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq:
MASI), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry and Measure-Through Motion and Low
Perfusion pulse oximetry, today announced an agreement with
Switzerland-based Schiller, a leading European manufacturer and supplier of
UCT Specialties (Formerly Petrarch) Announces the Release of Their New Product Guides for Silanes, Silicones, Platinum Catalyst and Glass Coatings
BRISTOL, Pa., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- UCT Specialties LLC is now
new Product Guides for free. Created with over 25 years of
experience in research and development and with input from chemists and
customers who have worked closely with UCT for many years, each guide is
Researchers engineer new polymers to change their stiffness and strength when exposed to liquids
CLEVELAND -- An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the departments of macromolecular science and engineering and biomedical engineering at the Case School of Engineering and the Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center has published ground-breaking work on a new...
LPGA Pro, Jill McGill, Encourages Indoor and Outdoor Allergy Sufferers to Challenge Their Course
ATLANTA and BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Feb. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ladies
Professional Golf Association (LPGA) player Jill McGill and the Asthma and
Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) have teamed up with UCB and
sanofi-aventis to launch the Challenge Your Course campaign. The campaign
Honey bee invaders exploit the genetic resources of their predecessors
Like any species that aspires to rule the world, the honey bee, Apis mellifera, invades new territories in repeated assaults. A new study demonstrates that when these honey bees arrive in a place that has already been invaded, the newcomers benefit from the genetic endowment of their
Tom Shaw's NFL Training Center Chooses SURGEX(TM) as Their Exclusive Post Training Nutritional Regimen
Coach Tom Shaw has Trained the Last 7 Super Bowl MVP's; 94 NFL First Round Draft Picks; 6 Number 1 Overall NFL Draft Picks and 18 Starting Quarterbacks in the NFL Last Season
BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Millennium
Biotechnologies Inc., wholly-owned ...
Pro Football Prospects Training at TEST Sports Clubs(TM) Use SURGEX(TM) as Part of Their Pre-Combine Training Regime
NCAA Football Players Currently in Training and Preparing for the NFL
Combine Use SURGEX(TM) as part of their
Training Program at TEST Sports Clubs(TM)
BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Millennium
Biotechnologies Inc., wholly-owned subsidia...
Statement on the Release of the European Food Safety Assessment on the Safety of Food Derived From Clones and Their Offspring in the Food Supply
Statement by Mark Walton, Ph.D., President, ViaGen
January 11, 2008
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "In light of the
European Food Safety Authority's strong endorsement of the safety of food
from clones and their
offspring, we urge the U.S. Food and Drug