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Carnegie Mellon develops innovative method to detect genetic causes of complex diseases

PITTSBURGHComputational biologists at Carnegie Mellon University have developed an analytical technique to detect the multiple genetic variations that contribute to complex disease syndromes such as diabetes, asthma and cancer, which are characterized by multiple clinical and molecular traits. R...

Chronic and Complex Diseases on the Rise in Philadelphia: Adults Using More Medications to Treat Chronic Conditions

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A new study released today reveals that adults living in the country's fifth largest city are now faced with a growing health problem; increased prevalence of chronic and complex conditions. Many commonly used therapy classes i...

Herley Receives a $1.2 Million Contract Award for Complex Integrated Microwave Assemblies for U.S. Electronic Attack Aircraft

LANCASTER, Pa., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Herley Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: HRLY ) announced today that its Herley Lancaster division received a contract award valued at approximately $1.2 million from a major U.S. prime contractor to manufacture complex Integrated Microwave Assemblies (IM...

Cox Business Addresses Complex Voice Needs of Health Care Organization

Cox Business VoiceManager Provides Additional Capabilities, More Efficient Operation for Gateway Healthcare PROVIDENCE, R.I., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Business announced today that it is addressing the complex communications needs of Gateway Healthcare with the unique, next generati...

Herley's Israeli Subsidiary, GMI Eyal, is Selected to Provide Complex Microwave Switch Assemblies for a U.S. Customer

LANCASTER, Pa., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Herley Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: HRLY ) announced today that its GMI Eyal subsidiary, in Israel, has recently received contracts valued at approximately $4 million to provide various complex microwave switch assemblies for a U.S. customer. These ...

BD Biosciences Launches New Cell Analyzer for Complex Multicolor Experiments in Disease and Drug Development Research

Special Order BD LSRFortessa(TM) Benchtop Flow Cytometry System Supports up to Five Lasers and 18 Colors Simultaneously SAN JOSE, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- BD Biosciences, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), announced today the launch of the new special order BD LSRFortes...

Alzheimer's Plaques More Complex Than Thought

They affect neurons and nervous system cells that support brain function, study finds THURSDAY, Feb. 26 (HealthDay News) -- The impact of amyloid plaques in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease may be more complex than believed, U.S. researchers report. It was already kn...

New laser for neurosurgery allows greater precision and efficiency for removal of complex tumors

CHICAGO Surgeons at Northwestern Memorial Hospital are among the first in the country to use a new micro-laser, which uses light energy in place of a cutting tool to remove complicated brain and spine tumors. The technique offers greater precision and efficiency during surgery, reducing the in...

Genetic interactions are the key to understanding complex traits

Jan. 23, 2009 -- In recent years, genetic studies have uncovered hundreds of DNA variations linked to common diseases, such as cancer or diabetes, raising the prospect that scientists can gauge disease risk based on information in an individual's genome. But the variations identified to date only...

Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease: Online Presentation Looks at the Complex Relationship of These Two Diseases in Light of Recent Studies

Dr. Anthony McCall presents an audio-slide presentation on the Diabetes Best Practices Website, analyzing the ACCORD, ADVANCE and UKPDS-80 trials and the role of glycemic control in treating type 2 diabetes as well as preventing heart disease. Somerville, NJ (PRWEB) Jan...

New Data: Advanced Pharmacy Model Significantly Reduces Gaps in Care for Patients with Chronic and Complex Conditions; Improves Clinical and Financial Outcomes

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, prescription drugs are the first choice for medical intervention in treating 88 percent of patients suffering chronic conditions. The 50 percent of Americans treated for a chronic condition account for 96 percent of all prescription d...

A Happy Pet for the Holidays: Natural Remedies to Treat Animals' Complex Emotions

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Does your pet misbehave when you leave the house? Whether you're entertaining or traveling for the holidays, the change in schedule can negatively affect your pet's behavior. Recent research shows that upwards of 10.7 million pets in the United States ...

Valensa and Parry Nutraceuticals Introduce Organic SpiruZan(TM) Spirulina/Astaxanthin Complex as 'Lifestyle Support' for a Fast-Paced World

Synergistic formulation of SuperFood with Super Antioxidant provides 'brain+body' protection from dietary and environmental stress ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Valensa International (Orlando, USA) and Parry Nutraceuticals (Chennai, India) are jointly introducing a new organic d...

Bio-imaging mass spectrometry techniques reveal molecular details about complex systems

Understanding biology at the systems level is difficult, especially when studying complex specimens like tissue slices or communities of organisms in a biofilm. Scientists must be able to identify, quantify and locate the molecules present in the samples. At Georgia Tech, researchers from the C...

Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute at St. David's Medical Center First in the Nation to Use a New Generation of Medical Robots for Complex Electrophysiology Mapping Procedures

CoHesion(TM) 3D Visualization Module Improves Physician Accuracy And Reduces Radiation Exposure for Patients AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, doctors at the Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute (TCAI) at St. David's Medical Center became the first in the nation ...

Partnership Uses Video to Bring Complex Science into Focus

Mains Associates partners with Emmy Award winning TV correspondent Marc Levenson to provide high-quality video content development to Research-based organizations. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) July 10, 2008 -- Mains Associates is pleased to announce an agreement with Emmy awa...

NYC first: Complex aneurysm treated using new fenestrated endograft stent

NEW YORK (July 07, 2008) -- In a New York City metro-area first, a 93-year-old Bronx man underwent implantation of a new stent graft at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, the only center on the Eastern Seaboard with access to this investigational device. The new stent graft was implanted under an FDA...

Natural Remedies to Treat Animals' Complex Emotions

All-natural, Safe Alternative to Pharmaceutical Drugs NORTH ANDOVER, Mass., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Does your pet misbehave when you leave the house? Recent research shows that upwards of 10.7 million pets in the United States suffer from separation anxiety, resulting in inappropriate,...

Obesity and unhealthy lifestyles linked to more complex urinary problems

People who are obese and lead unhealthy lifestyles are more likely to suffer from a larger number of urinary problems, according to a population-based study of more than 5,000 men and women published in the May issue of the UK-based urology journal BJU International. Researchers hope the results w...

Video: Antifraud Compliance Getting More Complex for Hospitals

Regulatory enforcement agencies intensifying focus on hospital-physician contractual arrangements NEW YORK, April 21 /PRNewswire/ - The Deloitte Forensic Center reports that complying with federal statutes and regulations continues to get more complex for hospitals. Almo...

Enzyme complex could be key to new cancer treatments

Penn State scientists are the first to observe in living cells a key step in the creation of adenine and guanine, two of the four building blocks that comprise DNA. Also called purines, the two building blocks are essential for cell replication. The findings, which will be published in the 4 Apr...

Independence Blue Cross Announces Blue Distinction Centers for Complex and Rare Cancers(SM) in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing effort to give consumers information to improve health care decision-making, Independence Blue Cross today announced that four area hospitals have been selected as Blue Distinction Centers for Complex and Rare Cancers(SM). Blue Di...

Highmark Blue Shield and National Association Name Area Hospitals as Blue Distinction Centers for Complex and Rare Cancers

Two Hospitals in Central Pennsylvania Earn Designation CAMP HILL, Pa., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Highmark Blue Shield is pleased to announce the recognition of Penn State Hershey Medical Center and Lehigh Valley Hospital as Blue Distinction Centers for Complex and Rare Cancers. Compl...

Brain network linked to contemplation in adults is less complex in children

St. Louis, March 6, 2008 -- A brain network linked to introspective tasks -- such as forming the self-image or understanding the motivations of others -- is less intricate and well-connected in children, scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have learned. They also sh...

Study finds patients with complex fibroadenomas can avoid surgery

Complex fibroadenomas have a low incidence of malignancy, so women with this condition can be more conservatively treated and avoid surgical biopsy, according to a new study by a team of researchers from the Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center in Jerusalem. A fibroadenoma is a benign grow...

Drug-Coated Stents Better Than Bare-Metal Ones in Complex Cases

Survival advantage found in 'off-label' uses, report suggests MONDAY, Feb. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Drug-coated stents are better than the bare-metal kind for treating complex arterial blockages, new research finds. "There are two messages I would take away from the study," said Dr. R...

Pharma Product Commercialization: Standardized Team Processes Help Save Complex Drug Launches

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The new product development process is exceedingly complex. It spans many years, involves multitudes of people, and consumes hundreds of millions of dollars in capital resources. Not surprisingly, one pharmaceutical marketing executive noted: "This pr...

New research tools are too complex for easy answers, researchers say

Washington, D.C. − Scientists who study cancer may be prone to drawing simplistic conclusions from the powerful molecular tools now available because they dont appreciate how complex the data is that is being generated, said a team of Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) researchers ...

CDI-Life Sciences Selected by CJ CheilJedang Corp. to Provide Engineering Design for Major Pharmaceutical Complex in Korea

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CDI Corp. (NYSE: CDI ) announced today that the Life Sciences division of its CDI Engineering Solutions business has been awarded a contract from CJ CheilJedang Corporation to provide engineering design for a major new grassroots pharmaceutical ...

Identification of new genes shows a complex path to cell death

WORCESTER, Mass. Can a tiny winged insects salivary glands really tell us about processes relevant to human disease" Yes, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS), who gained new insights into autophagya cellular degradation process associat...

In the Forefront of Research into Protein Folding and Macromolecular Complex Assembly

University of Leeds Publishes Results Acquired With Waters SYNAPT High Definition MS System MILFORD, Mass. and LEEDS, England, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT ) announced today that the University of Leeds' Astbury Centre for Structural...

Primitive Plants Have Complex Sex Life

Fern-like cycads use heat, odor to get the job done, study shows FRIDAY, Oct. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Primitive plants called cycads use heat and scent to manipulate pollinating insects, a new study reveals. Cycads, a group of plants that has been around for 250 million to 290 million years, l...

Chromatin remodeling complex connected to DNA damage control

HOUSTON - When molecular disaster strikes, causing structural damage to DNA, players in two important pathways talk to each other to help contain the wreckage, scientists at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center report in the August edition of Cell. This connection between a sign...

Purity Products Partners with Leading Vitamin D Expert to Create Next-Generation D3 Complex

Purity Products announces the release of Dr. Cannell's Advanced D Formula, a higher-dose Vitamin D3 complex formulated by John Cannell MD, President of the Vitamin D Council. Plainview, NY (PRWEB) June 12, 2009 -- Purity Products ®, a leading direct-to-consumer pro...

The Bank of New York Mellon Appointed Trustee and Agent for Niagara Health System's New Health-Care Complex

NEW YORK, May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Bank of New York Mellon, through its subsidiary BNY Trust Company of Canada, has been appointed collateral trustee, intercreditor agent, indenture trustee and administrative agent for the bond issue and syndicated loan facility which will be used to b...

Wellcorps International Releases Breakthrough Multi-Benefit WellCapAM(TM) Activation Complex

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Following an overwhelmingly successful launch to healthcare practitioners over the past year, Wellcorps International, the leading innovator of multi-benefit health and wellness dietary supplements has announced its revolutionary WellCapAM(TM) Activation ...

Late-life remarriage: Stepfamilies make caring more complex

"I felt so insulted and so hurt. It was like [their father] had met some gal at a bar and married her the next day, and she wanted all his money. I felt they didn't give me any credit, or any respect, appreciation or anything. It still hurts." --Remarried wife of 12 years, caring for husband with...

Structure of Iron Regulatory Protein-RNA Complex Solved

The surprising structure and properties of a protein responsible for regulating the transport, storage and use of iron -- as it binds its target RNA// -- are described by researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Iron is an essential nutrient, and defects in uptake and metabolis...

A More Convenient HIV Treatment Is as Effective as More Complex Regimens

Regimens to treat HIV infection that are based on a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI) are at least as effective as treatment with a protease inhibitor// but require patients to take fewer pills each day, according to a new study funded in part by HHS’ Agency for Healthcare Rese...

Scientists Uncover Complex Workings of Sperm

British scientists claim they have uncovered for the first time the complex workings of the male reproductive cell.// Scientists at the University of Bath have identified in a new study hundreds of proteins that constitute the head and tail of the sperm, which is the smallest cell in a man's b...
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