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Video: GEN Video Hits Home with Web Audience

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News' (GEN) first online video program has been viewed by over 850 visitors and picked up by more than 180 media outlets since its release earlier this month. The video, which is the first to run on GEN's Biotech ...

Florence Nightingale Nursing Award For Maj Gen Shashi Bala

Maj Gen (Mrs) Shashi Bala of Armys Nursing Services is to be felicitated by the prestigious Florence Nightingale award for nursing services by the President, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam on Saturday. Maj Gen (Mrs) Shahi Bala is presently the Additional Director General of Military Nursing Services (...

The Latest Gen About the Human Genome

University of Alberta scientists seem to have unraveled a chemical correspondent of the human genome,// in a breakthrough research. This finding promises to be a harbinger of novel ways of diagnosing diseases - by understanding the chemical composition of the human body. The project costing $7.5 mi...

Improving The Survival Of Lung Cancer Patients By Blocking The Effects Of Estrogen

Stopping or slowing the spread of lung cancer may depend on the addition of drugs that block the effects of estrogen, // say researchers according to a recent study . For the study researchers evaluated the effects of three different treatments that block the action of estrogen in human lung tum...

Preventing Colon Cancer With Estrogen

According to a recent study researchers say estrogen may provide protection against colon cancer. For the study researchers fed five different diets to female mice and followed their progress for one year. The diets were designed to compare the effects of specific ingredients.// Diet one conta...

Preventing Colon Cancer With Estrogen

According to a recent study researchers say estrogen may provide protection against colon cancer. For the study researchers // fed five different diets to female mice and followed their progress for one year. The diets were designed to compare the effects of specific ingredients. Diet one cont...

Webinar on "Physician Engagement - Diagnosing Generational Differences" Presented by Morehead Associates

...cians differ compared to their older colleagues--Baby Boom and Traditionalist Generations. Morehead's national study reveals different views that gen X, Baby Boom, and Traditionalist Generation physicians maintain toward key aspects of health systems, including quality of care, hospital strategies, ...

Webinar on "Physician Engagement - Diagnosing Generational Differences" Presented by Morehead Associates

...cians differ compared to their older colleagues--Baby Boom and Traditionalist Generations. Morehead's national study reveals different views that gen X, Baby Boom, and Traditionalist Generation physicians maintain toward key aspects of health systems, including quality of care, hospital strategies, ...

Health and Environmental Groups Announce Intent to Sue Illinois Coal Plant Owners for Violating Clean Air Act

... health and safety, as well as a liability to Illinois' clean energy future," said Henry Henderson, Director of the Midwest Program for NRDC. "Midwest gen has not lived up to its obligation to the communities where their plants sit. It is well past time for them to cleanup or close for good." "Eve...

Medifast Independent Director Lt. Gen. Dennis McCarthy Confirmed as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs

...invaluable and his detailed understanding of Commercial Law and Ethics has served the shareholders of Medifast well." Due to his appointment, gen McCarthy must resign from the Board of Medifast effective the day of his confirmation by the U.S. Senate. The Board of Directors is delighted that he ...

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GEN in Medical Technology

Blue Light Destroys Antibiotic-Resistant Staph Infection - Results Reported in Photomedicine and Laser Surgery Journal

...vanced Surgical Techniques and Journal of Gynecologic Surgery . Its biotechnology trade magazine, Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News ( gen ) , was the first in its field and is today the industry's most widely read publication worldwide. A complete list of the firm's 60 journals, books, ...

GEN Reports on the Trend Toward Predictive Toxicogenomics

...s Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News ( gen ). They are especially interested in figuring out ... technique, according to the November 15 issue of gen . ( http://www.genengnews.com/articles/chitem.aspx... studies," says John Sterling, Editor-in-Chief of gen . "It is a more complex approach, and it will take...

Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute at St. David's Medical Center Selected to Conduct Clinical Trial for Device to Treat Atrial Fibrillation

... new study involves second generation software (Gen II) that uses a catheter believed to result in the formation of a more effective lesion. "In the gen II study, we are evaluating a revolutionary radiofrequency ablation catheter," Dr. Horton said. "This device is able to monitor the temperature at its...

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News Reports on the Growing Role of Ion-Channel Studies in Global Biotech R&D

...3 ion channel. The goal of their work is to develop a first-in-class oral treatment for acute and chronic atrial fibrillation. Also discussed in the gen article is ion-channel work at Organon Laboratories, ChanTest, Molecular Devices and Axon Instruments (both now part of MDS Analytical Technologies), ...

Patients Treated with Risperidone Long-Acting Injection had a Significantly Longer Time to Relapse Compared to Quetiapine in International Clinical Study

...ting in significant injury to another person or property; Exceeding the registered dose of the drug (4)Hogarty GE, Schooler NR, Ulrich R et al. Arch gen Psychiatry 1979;36:1283-94 (5)Medori R, Wapenaar R, de Arce R et al. Relapse Prevention and Effectiveness in Schizophrenia with Risperidone Long-Act...

AstraZeneca Submits sNDAs for SEROQUEL XR(TM) for the Treatment of Bipolar Mania and Bipolar Depression

...tural History of the Weekly Symptomatic Status of Bipolar I Disorder. Arch gen Psychiatry. 2002; 59:530-537. 8. Judd LL, Akiskal HS, Schettler PJ, et a...ry of the Long-term Weekly Symptomatic Status of Bipolar II Disorder. Arch gen Psychiatry. 2003; 60:26 -269. 9. Hirschfeld RMA, Lewis L, Vornik LA. Perc...

SEROQUEL XR(TM) Receives Approval From FDA for Maintenance Treatment of Schizophrenia

...rner MG, Alvir JMJ, et al. Predictors of Relapse Following Response From a First Episode of Schizophrenia or Schizoaffective Disorder. "Arch gen Psychiatry. 1999; 56: 241-247. (3) Peuskens J, Trivedi J, Malyarov S, et al. Prevention of schizophrenia relapse with extended release quetiapin...

New Data Show Early Non-Response to Antipsychotic Treatment May Be Strong Predictor of Subsequent Non-Response for People with Schizophrenia

...-TR; 2000. (vii) Agid O, Kapur S, Arenovich T, Zipursky RB. Delayed-onset hypothesis of antipsychotic action. A hypothesis tested and rejected. Arch gen Psychiatry 2003;60:1228-1235; Leucht S, Busch R, Hamann J, et al. Early-onset hypothesis of antipsychotic drug action: A hypothesis tested, confired a...

Six-Week Investigational Study In Adults With Major Depressive Disorder Evaluates The Effectiveness of Adjunctive Aripiprazole Therapy With Antidepressants

... Walters EE. Prevalence, severity, and comorbidity of 12-month DSM-IV disorders in the national comorbidity survey replication. Arch gen Psychiatry. 2005;62:617-627. (4) Merck Manual of Medical Information - Second Home Edition. Whitehouse Station, NJ: Merck Research Labo...

In New Study, Duloxetine Was Equally Effective, Regardless of Switch Method, in Reducing Painful Symptoms in Ssri Non- or Partial-responders with Depression

...6. 12 Ormel J, Koeter MWJ, van den Brink W, van de Willige G. Recognition, management, and course of anxiety and depression in general practice. Arch gen Psychiatry. 1991;48:700–706. 13 Simon GE et al. An International Study of the Relation Between Somatic Symptoms and Depression. New Engl J Med....

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GEN in Biological News

GEN reports on alternative feedstocks for ethanol production

...will contribute to meeting biofuel needs, according to the June 15 issue of gen ( http://www.genengnews.com/articles/chitem.aspx?aid=2942 ). "It's been ...han 100 gallons of ethanol per ton of dry biomass. Also discussed in the gen article is biofuel research taking place at ICM, Qteros, Synthetic Genomics...

ACLU -- Myriad Genetics lawsuit will become landmark case

...r obviousness." Warren and Sutherland colleague, Lei Fang, Ph.D., M.D., have authored a legal article, which will be published in the June 1 issue of gen entitled "Patentability of Genetic Sequences Limited." It is now available online. ( http://www.genengnews.com/news/bnitem.aspx?name=54504126&source...

GEN highlights increasing use of digital gene expression profiling

...ports Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News ( gen ). Some scientists believe that digital gene-expre...plication area, according to the April 1 issue of gen ( http://www.genengnews.com/articles/chitem.aspx?...ommunity," says John Sterling, Editor in Chief of gen . "The approach looks to be especially appealing t...

GEN reports on Madoff scandal's impact on the life sciences

...s as much as the number of university research initiatives, which are expected to decrease. Other organizations and companies that commented in the gen article on Madoff and the current economic crisis include the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Epigenomics, VentureEdge, Crystal Cove Capital, Foley H...

GEN reports biomanufacturers target a fully disposable process stream

...omanufacturing experts now believe that a completely disposable bioprocess stream is feasible and even within reach, according to the March 1 issue of gen ( www.genengnews.com/articles/chitem.aspx?aid=2818 ). "It should come as no surprise that bioprocess disposables are rapidly gaining in popularity ...

GEN reports on strategies to overcome blood-brain barrier

...rts Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News ( gen ). Researchers are exploring a variety of approach...NS diseases, according to the February 1 issue of gen ( http://www.genengnews.com/articles/chitem.aspx?...diseases," says John Sterling, Editor in Chief of gen . "The key challenge is to treat people suffering ...

GEN reports on growing reliance on microfluidics technology

...rts Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News ( gen ); ( www.genengnews.com ). The technology offers a...riendliness, according to the January 15 issue of gen . "The globalization of life science research a...dologies," says John Sterling, Editor in Chief of gen . Much of drug discovery focuses on finding in...

Landmark national study reveals significance of green practices in attractions industry

...umerism" is not a passing fad. According to the study, the influence of gen X and Y is significant and enduring. Nearly 75% of 18-34 year olds say they... 1999 Time Magazine Hero of the Planet. Among many interesting findings, gen X and Y are also taking personal responsibility for environmental actions: ...

GEN joins Charles Darwin 2009 celebration

...cy. Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News ( gen ) is taking part in the celebration of Darwin as w...industry," says John Sterling, Editor in Chief of gen . "Every life-science-related discipline is deeply... of biotech research." In the January 1 issue, gen published excerpts of an interview with Sean Carr...

GEN reports growing focus on PI3-kinase pathway in cancer research

...ports Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News ( gen ). The pathway is involved in angiogenesis, cell g...ole in cancer, according to the December issue of gen ( www.genengnews.com ). "The good news about ...the U.S.," says John Sterling, Editor in Chief of gen . "But the American Cancer Society estimates that ...

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GEN in Biological Technology

MultiVu Video Feed: Allergan, Inc. Partners With "Project Runway" Designer Kara Saun and Gen Art Fresh Faces In Fashion to Raise Awareness About Excessive Underarm Sweating

Allergan, Inc. has partnered with fashion designer Kara Saun ("Project Runway" Season One) and Gen Art Fresh Faces in Fashion on a campaign called "Project: Sweat Free," designed to raise awareness about a serious medical condition called severe primary axillary hyperhidrosis or excessive unde...

Leading North American Emergency Medical Services Provider British Columbia Ambulance Service Selects NICE Inform for Improved Service

... Service. "We're also planning to add Voice over IP in the future and NICE offered a clear and seamless migration path to capture these and other Next gen 9-1-1 communications." Furthermore, BCAS has a unique relationship with E-Comm (Emergency Communications for Southwest British Columbia Incorpo...

Helping Young Women Succeed in Today's Unpredictable World

... Preparing for Their Future: A Look at the Financial Sate of gen X and gen Y. American Savings Education Council (ASEC) and AARP (on behalf of Divide...

Animal Eggs Not Suitable Substitutes to Produce Stem Cells

... Gene Therapy, Stem Cells and Development, and Tissue Engineering. Its biotechnology trade magazine, Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News ( gen ) , was the first in its field and is today the industry's most widely read publication worldwide. A complete list of the firm's 60 journals, books, ...

GEN Reports on Growing Reliance on Microfluidics Technology

...rts Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News ( gen ); ( www.genengnews.com ). The technology offers a...riendliness, according to the January 15 issue of gen . "The globalization of life science research...dologies," says John Sterling, Editor in Chief of gen . Much of drug discovery focuses on finding ...

Festschrift Issue Honoring Judah Folkman, M.D. in Lymphatic Research and Biology

...cience and biomedical research, including DNA and Cell Biology . Its biotechnology trade magazine, Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News ( gen ) , was the first in its field and is today the industry's most widely read publication worldwide. A complete list of the firm's 60 journals, books, ...

GEN Joins Charles Darwin 2009 Celebration

...cy. Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News ( gen ) is taking part in the celebration of Darwin as w...industry," says John Sterling, Editor in Chief of gen . "Every life-science-related discipline is deeply...f biotech research." In the January 1 issue, gen published excerpts of an interview with Sean Carr...

GEN Reports Growing Focus on PI3-Kinase Pathway in Cancer Research

...ole in cancer, according to the December issue of gen ( www.genengnews.com ). "The good news ...the U.S.," says John Sterling, Editor in Chief of gen . "But the American Cancer Society estimates that ...tand gene function. Also covered in the gen article is research taking place at Eli Lilly, th...

FDA Approves AstraZeneca's SEROQUEL XR(R) for the Treatment of Bipolar Depression and Bipolar Mania

...al HS, Schettler PJ, et al. A Prospective Investigation of the Natural History of the Long-term Weekly Symptomatic Status of Bipolar II Disorder. Arch gen Psychiatry. 2003; 60:26 -269. 12. Hirschfeld RMA, Lewis L, Vornik LA. Perceptions and Impact of Bipolar Disorder: How Far Have We Really Come? Resul...

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News reports on growing role of molecular diagnostics

...ious disease. Its genetic tests include CYP450 for drug metabolism studies and HER-2 for use with tamoxifen therapy. Other companies covered in the gen article include Myriad Genetics, Genomic Health, Genoptix, Luminex, Abbott Labs, Aureon, Autogenomics, Nanosphere, Navigenics, Osmetech, and Perlegen ...

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