Global AIDS Alliance Calls on President Obama to Honor His Campaign Promises on Global AIDS and Education
WASHINGTON, July 08 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the eve of President Obama's visit to Ghana, Global AIDS Alliance executive director Dr. Paul Zeitz called on the President to honor his campaign promises
on U.S. responses to the global HIV/AIDS pandemic and on education of the world's children....
A.L.L. Promises Caritas Christi Investigation After July 1
WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Life League executive director Shaun Kenney announced a new campaign to investigate whether young mothers will be referred for abortions by Caritas Christi, the Boston Archdiocese-affiliated healthcare provider, after its joint venture with C...
Physician Revenue Services Promises Revenue Solutions and Eases Paper Woes for Healthcare Providers
DURHAM, N.C., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Physician Revenue Services simplifies physician practices and makes them as profitable as possible by providing award-winning solutions for clients who demand results by securing client relationships in an increasingly competitive marketplace. We provide the ...
DC101 Chili Cook-Off Promises Spicy Chili & Hot Bands
The Offspring to Headline All-Day Festival
WASHINGTON, March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2009, the DC101 Chili Cook-Off benefiting the National Kidney Foundation is DC's biggest one-day rock festival featuring top bands and dozens of the area's bes...
Market for Niche Blockbusters Promises an Attractive Future for Large Pharmaceutical Companies, Indicates Frost & Sullivan
LONDON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The patent expiry of blockbuster molecules has resulted in large pharmaceutical companies confronting intense competition from generics. CEOs have had to rethink strategies and devise alternative approaches to maintain the growth of their organisation and satisfy st...
Veterans Health Care Funding Reform Bill Promises Transparency, Accountability
WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Disabled American Veterans today applauds the introduction of much-needed legislation that provides sufficient, timely and predictable funding for veterans health care and an unprecedented level of transparency and accountability to the budget pro...
WomenHeart Celebrates American Heart Month With Heart Promises Campaign
Pledge to Improve Your Heart Health Through Proper Oral Care
WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- During February's American Heart Month, women throughout the U.S. will be making personal pledges to improve their heart health. To help support this national initiative and promote heart health a...
A World First in Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery Promises a More Cost-Effective, Patiently Friendly Future
There's a new girl in town and she made her American debut at the side of internationally known laparoscopic surgeon, Dr. Richard Rosenfield. ViKY, as she is affectionately known, is a revolutionary, lightweight robot developed by EndoControl, headquartered in France. With ViKY at his side, Dr. R...
Chinese Dental Implant Market Promises Strong Growth
As private clinics open up all over China, more patients will receive dental work, according to Millennium Research Group
WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group's (MRG's) Chinese Markets for Dental Implants 2009 report, new private dental clinics are ...
Bald Head Island Center for Wellness Promises a Healthier You in the New Year
BALD HEAD ISLAND, N.C., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Every January, many of us
resolve to change our lives for the better. Research shows that the most
popular resolutions pertain to losing weight and getting in better shape in
the coming year, yet a very small percentage actually achieve this goal...
Promises in Medical Technology
BioCis Pharma Reports Positive Phase IIa Clinical Results in Atopic Dermatitis
... for restoring this disturbance has significant potential in atopic
dermatitis therapy. Based on our results, ProtoCure(TM) emulsion cream holds
in the treatment of inflammatory skin disorders."
Atopic dermatitis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the skin with an
onset typically alrea...
Great Basin Scientific, Inc. Raises $3.6 Million in Bridge Funding to Prepare for Launch of First Product
... secured all the funding needed for our entrance into the market as the second generation of diagnostic testing, a disruptive technology platform that promises
accurate, point-of-care results and comes at a lower cost than the industry standard," said Ryan Ashton, president and CEO, Great Basin Scientific. ...
Pharmaxis Announces Positive Results of Phase 3 Cystic Fibrosis Trial
...isease severity, Bronchitol showed significant health
benefits. As the first dry powder formulation to publish positive results in
cystic fibrosis it promises
convenience for patients who have complex daily
schedules dominated by difficult treatment regimens."
For the 324 subjects randomized, the trea...
Lenetix Launches Screening Study of New Down Syndrome Test
...tudy of an
improved first and second trimester non-invasive fetal diagnostic test to
detect Down syndrome. The Lenetix PloidYX(TM) maternal blood test promises
be the most accurate and comprehensive test yet developed for the detection of
fetal aneuploidies, the presence of extra chromosomes, which cause D...
Why Wait for an Anti-Aging Drug? Researchers Interviewed on CBS-TV's 60 MINUTES Discover Longevinex(R) Nutriceutical Matrix Activates 9-Fold More Longevity Genes than Plain Resveratrol
..., the French drink ~56 liters of wine per person per year, about 6.5 times more than in the U.S.
The world awaits the availability of a pill that promises
to stop or reverse aging, a pill that would deliver more youthful years instead of inevitable senility, physical debilitation, loss of dignity and dep...
WaferGen and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Establish Biomarker Research Collaboration for SmartChip(TM) Real-Time PCR System
...next-generation chemistry and optimized assays being developed by WaferGen, promises
to deliver significant speed and cost advantages to researchers in the gene...next-generation chemistry and optimized assays being developed by WaferGen, promises
to deliver significant speed and cost advantages to researchers in the gene...
MannKind Reports Positive Data from a Phase 3 Clinical Study of Technosphere Insulin in Type 1 Diabetes
...es and build on the important differentiating features of
this product, including its positive effects on fasting glucose levels.
Technosphere Insulin promises
to be an important additional option for the
treatment of patients with type 1 diabetes. Our next step is to lock the
databases for the remaining two ...
SF1126, Semafore's PI3 Kinase Inhibitor, Found to Block Angiogenic Signaling From Both VEGF and Bv8 in Multiple Cell Lines
...on, angiogenesis (the formation of new
blood vessels for cancer
growth), proliferation and metastasis. Semafore's innovative PI3K
inhibitor, SF1126, promises
such hope for cancer patients.
SF1126, is a proprietary small molecule conjugate containing a pan-PI3K
inhibitor that selectively inhibits all PI3K ...
Semafore Broadens Pipeline With Multi-Targeted Kinase Inhibitors
...sion, angiogenesis (the formation of new
blood vessels for cancer growth), proliferation and metastasis. Semafore's
innovative PI3K inhibitor, SF1126, promises
such hope for cancer patients.
SF1126, is a proprietary small molecule conjugate containing a pan-PI3K
inhibitor that selectively inhibits all PI3K ...
Nonin Medical Inc. Announces Entry Into the Cerebral Oximeter Market
...n units worldwide.
"This invaluable clinical and technical experience combined with a
vision for the future has enabled us to develop a product that promises
advance the field of patient monitoring, once again," said Gary
Tschautscher, CEO and President of Nonin Medical. "We understand the
Promises in Medical Products
IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) Quantum SR
Description:...fast. With ever-increasing numbers of patients seeking the exciting benefits of IPL Skin Treatments using Photorejuvenation, the IPL Quantum SR system promises
to be an indispensable tool for all aesthetic physicians, and it can be upgraded for additional clinical applications....
Breast Cancer Camera
Computer Aided Diagnostic software may be used to assist the clinician in confirming potential lesions. The new scintimammography camera promises
to be an ideal adjunctive tool for x-ray mammography....
Company:IS2 Medical Systems
Ossatura Synthetic Bone Graft
Description:...t material, i.e. a material that is designed to set in motion a cascade of events in the musculo-skeletal system that results in bone growth. Ossatura promises
accelerated skeletal repair and improved fusion, and reduces in part or entirely the need for autogenous bone harvesting for certain orthopaedic or ma...
Company:Isotis Orthobiologics US
Promises in Medical Dictionary
...ies. Keep It Off. Pills & Surgery. Healthy Kids. New Moms. Antiaging ... A diet pill designed specifically with women in mind, SLIMQUICK promises
to help ... im 16, and i know that all diet pills arn't great but out of all the ones i've ... A diet pill based on the appetite suppr...
Promises in Biological News
Breakthrough in radiotherapy promises targeted cancer treatment
Current radiation therapy treatment damages a patient's healthy tissue as well as eradicating the tumour it is intended to destroy, making the treatment especially invasive and often causing nasty side effects.
A new development in radiotherapy will enable a far more precise and accurate treatm...
Two-day symposium in Baltimore to tackle the promises and perils of proton radiotherapy
College Park, Maryland -- April 3, 2009 -- Proton therapy has been hailed as a revolutionary cancer treatment, with higher cure rates and fewer side effects than traditional X-ray photon radiotherapy. Proton therapy is the modality of choice for treating certain small tumors of the eye, head, head...
New test promises quicker, more accurate evaluation for cystic fibrosis patients
Researchers at National Jewish Health have identified a simple gene-based blood test that more accurately and quickly measures cystic fibrosis patients' response to therapy than current tests. The test, a measure of inflammatory gene expression, could improve patient care and help clear a backlog ...
Genetic data promises new future for kiwi fruit
Auckland, New Zealand - Kiwifruit lovers can look forward to new, novel forms of their favourite fruit thanks to the release this week of crucial genetic data which fruit breeders say will help them naturally breed new varieties with increased health properties and exciting colours and flavours.
Telescope embedded in glasses lens promises to make driving easier for visually impaired
Glasses embedded with a telescope promise to make it easier for people with impaired vision to drive and do other activities requiring sharper distance vision. Schepens Eye Research Institute scientists describe the advantages of these innovative glasses over earlier devices in an article publishe...
Prototype terahertz imager promises biochem advances
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a new imaging system that detects naturally occurring terahertz radiation with unprecedented sensitivity and resolution. The technology may become a new tool chemical and biochemical analyses ranging from ea...
New CPR promises better results by compressing abdomen, not Chest
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A biomedical engineer at Purdue University has developed a new method to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation that promises
to be more effective than standard CPR because it increases nourishing blood flow through the heart by 25 percent over the current method.
A new te...
Innovative civil engineering application promises cleaner waters
Blacksburg, Va. -- Streams, lakes, and bays may soon be cleaner thanks to an innovative approach to managing stormwater runoff being developed at Virginia Tech and funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
A novel software application will help engineers and planners select the...
New biofuels process promises to meet all US transportation needs
Purdue University chemical engineers have proposed a new environmentally friendly process for producing liquid fuels from plant matter - or biomass - potentially available from agricultural and forest waste, providing all of the fuel needed for "the entire U.S. transportation sector."
The new app...
Solution to bacterial mystery promises new drugs
A 25-year quest to identify the first biochemical step that many disease-causing bacteria use to build their membranes has led to a discovery that holds promise for effective, new antibiotics against these bacteria, according to investigators at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The finding is...
Promises in Biological Technology
Material world: Graphene's versatility promises new applications
Since its discovery just a few years ago, graphene has climbed to the top of the heap of new super-materials poised to transform the electronics and nanotechnology landscape. As N.J. Tao, a researcher at the Biodesign Institute of Arizona State University explains, this two dimensional honeycomb s...
New 'near-field' radiation therapy promises relief for overheating laptops
Our modern age has become accustomed to regular improvements in information technology, says Slava Rotkin, but these advances do not come without a cost.
Take the laptop, for example. Its components, especially its billions of semiconductor electronic circuits, are growing ever tinier while the...
State-of-the-art electron microscope promises to aid major research advances
TEMPE, Ariz. Arizona State University will be home to one of the world's most advanced electron microscopes, one that will enable researchers to do work essential to making significant advances in nanoscale aspects of solid state science and materials science and engineering.
The National Scie...
New research field promises radical advances in optical technologies
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A new research field called transformation optics may usher in a host of radical advances including a cloak of invisibility and ultra-powerful microscopes and computers by harnessing nanotechnology and "metamaterials."
The field, which applies mathematical principles simi...
Telescope Embedded in Spectacle Lens Promises to Make Driving Easier for Visually Impaired
BOSTON, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Glasses embedded with a telescope
promise to make it easier for people with impaired vision to drive and do
other activities requiring sharper distance vision. Schepens Eye Research
Institute scientists describe the advantages of these innovative glasses
Nano-sized electronic circuit promises bright view of early universe
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. A newly developed nano-sized electronic device is an important step toward helping astronomers see invisible light dating from the creation of the universe. This invisible light makes up 98% of the light emitted since the "big bang," and may provide insights into the earliest ...
BarCampMilwaukee promises a tech-focused event
Milwaukee, Wis. - To say that BarCampMilwaukee will be a free and informal gathering of technology professionals is understating things. When "campers" gather on the last day of September, they won't know everything about the agenda of presentations, demonstrations, and networking that await, a...
Sony promises video editing on more platforms
Madison, Wis. - Watching vacation highlights or memorable events on tape can be difficult because personal videos frequently skirt the line between the nauseating and the soporific.
However, new video editing equipment hitting the market next month could make the experience a little easier to ...
BioNeutral Group's CEO, Stephen Browand and Chief Scientist, Dr. Andrew Kielbania to Appear on WVOX 1460 AM 'In Focus' Radio Show Hosted by Dr. Dan Miller
...nistrator is the Host & Executive Producer of IN FOCUS With Dr. Dan & Friends, one of WVOX's newest popular weekly informative talk shows that promises
to educate, inform and entertain its listeners with interesting weekly guests discussing current issues in Health, Education, Business, Politics, Spor...
Microban Partners With YogaDirect.com to Launch Yoga Mats With Zinc Antimicrobial Technology
...al brand name, sells custom-engineered compounds, and provides a range of services, including regulatory and marketing support. The Microban(R) brand promises
continuous and durable antimicrobial product protection, built-in during manufacture to not wear out for the useful life of the product. Microban Int...
Promises in Biological Dictionary
... plug-and-play flexibility, ... Proteomics is the study of the structure and ... Quantitative Proteomics ... The emerging field of proteomics promises
to answer some of those questions by ... The term proteomics encompasses a broad set of disciplines aimed at ... Proteomics summary with 21 pag...