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Tuesday 26th May 2015

Nurse-turned-lawyer issues warning on 'good Samaritan acts'

Nurses who offer help in an emergency should be aware of their potential liability if something goes wrong, according to a lawyer specialising in fitness to practise cases, who warned they must ensure they have indemnity insurance in place.

Nursing staff 'mistakenly believe apology leaves them liable for error'

Senior nurses have been warned that when trying to implement the new legal duty of candour they may face resistance from some staff who fear having to offer an apology to patients when harm has occurred.

Takeda Announces Seasonal Flu Vaccine Sales Agreement with Kaketsuken in Japan

​Takeda announced that it has entered into an agreement with the Chemo-Sero-Therapeutic Research Institute for distribution of Kaketsuken’s seasonal influenza vaccine (Influenza HA Vaccine “KAKETSUKEN,”) in Japan, beginning in the upcoming season, 2015-2016. Takeda will continue to distribute the seasonal influenza vaccine, Influenza HA Vaccine “SEIKEN,” manufactured by Denka Seiken.

Taco Bell® Announces Next Steps in Its Food for All Journey

Highlights Commitments to Simple Ingredients, Affordable and Craveable Food Taco Bell® today shared details of its most comprehensive commitment to offering food for all by providing more choices with simpler ingredients and fewer additives. This promise of quality food at a great value is at the center of the brand’s identity. Today’s customers w...

Pulitzer Prize-Winning New York Times Columnist Nicholas Kristof Will Deliver Commencement Address at Ross University School of Medicine

Ross University School of Medicine’s (RUSM) 2015 commencement ceremony will feature guest speaker Nicholas Kristof, the Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist and noted advocate for global human rights and health. The event will take place Saturday, May 30, at 9 a.m. at the BankUnited Center in Coral Gables, Florida. This Smart News Release featu...

An ancient protein-DNA interaction underlying metazoan sex determination

DMRT transcription factors, key regulators of metazoan sexual development, use a unique DNA binding mode critical for male-to-female sex reversal in humans.

Omega-3 fatty acids induce Ca2+ mobilization responses in human colon epithelial cell lines endogenously expressing FFA4

Involvement of endoplasmic reticulum stress in angiotensin II-induced NLRP3 inflammasome activation in human renal proximal tubular cells in vitro

AstraZeneca hit after psoriasis drug linked to suicide fears

LONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca's hopes of topping $45 billion in revenue by 2023 have been dealt a blow by a problem with an experimental psoriasis drug that the drugmaker had viewed as a potential billion-dollar plus seller.

NeuroVive Asia Signs Collaboration Agreement with Sanofi for the Development and Commercialization of Ciclomulsion® in South Korea

Regulatory News: NeuroVive Pharmaceutical AB (STO:NVP), the mitochondrial medicine company, announces that NeuroVive Pharmaceutical Asia group has signed a collaboration agreement with Sanofi’s local affiliate for the development and commercialization of CicloMulsion® in South Korea. Under the agreement NeuroVive Asia will get an upfront paymen...

Chugai files for Japanese approval of M8010

Japanese drug major Chugai Pharmaceutical has submitted a New Drug Application to Japan’s Ministry…

BRIEF-NeuroVive teams up with Sanofi for Ciclomulsion launch in South Korea

* NeuroVive Asia signs collaboration agreement with Sanofi for the development and commercialization of ciclomulsion in South Korea

BRIEF-Haemato Q1 net profit down at EUR 1.23 mln

* Q1 net profit for period of 1.23 million euros ($1.34 million)(prior-year period: 2.90 million euros)

Global Peripheral Vascular Devices Market to Reach US$7.8 Billion by 2018: Transparency Market Research

Transparency Market Research (TMR) has published a new market study based on the global peripheral vascular devices market, estimating the overall value of the market to reach US$7.8 billion by 2018, expanding at a CAGR of 7.1% during the period from 2012 to 2018. It also states that the global market for peripheral vascular devices stood at US$4.8 billion...

General Networks Corporation Announces Alliance with MarkLogic

Enterprise Customers to Reduce Time to Value and Accelerate Business Growth with Powerful Combination of General Networks and MarkLogic Glendale, CA (PRWEB) May 26, 2015 General Networks Corporation today announced it has joined forces with MarkLogic Corporation. The alliance ensures joint customers will benefit from the MarkLogic® Enterprise NoSQL database platform and General Networks’ e...

KCR Accomplishes ISO 9001:2008 Certification for All Company Services

Contract Research Organization Expands Its Portfolio of Certified Operations KCR, a Contract Research Organization (CRO), operating in 19 countries in Europe as well as the U.S., has recently validated the quality and accuracy of its operations receiving ISO 9001:2008 Certification for all its services. The company achieved its first ISO 9001:2008 cer...

Expanded thermostat program at ACHEMA

Baths and circulation thermostats for temperatures from -90 to +300 °C / as a standard with natural refrigerants Huber Kältemaschinenbau has further expanded its range of classic heating and cooling thermostats. The program offers two product lines: While the CC models meet the highest standards, the MPC models stand for simple operation and affordable prices. We offer immersion circulato...

Simulation-guided DNA probe design for consistently ultraspecific hybridization

The use of kinetic simulations to guide the design of competitive hybridization probe systems is shown to enable high selectivity for single-nucleotide variants. Using this approach across 44 cancer mutation/wild-type sequence pairs showed between a ...

MIMP: predicting the impact of mutations on kinase-substrate phosphorylation

This machine learning method predicts whether single-nucleotide variants disrupt or create phosphorylation sites.

MS-DIAL: data-independent MS/MS deconvolution for comprehensive metabolome analysis

A software tool, MS-DIAL, enables the identification of metabolomes by data independent acquisition–based mass spectrometry.

CONSERTING: integrating copy-number analysis with structural-variation detection

CONSERTING detects somatic copy-number alterations from whole-genome sequence data with high accuracy and sensitivity and identifies breakpoints even in heterogeneous or impure tumors.

Structural analysis of multicellular organisms with cryo-electron tomography

Tissues from multicellular organisms can be imaged by cryo-electron tomography using an optimized combination of vitrification, milling and application of fiducial markers.

3D high- and super-resolution imaging using single-objective SPIM

Light-sheet microscopy using a single objective and micromirrors to orient the light sheet enables high- and super-resolution imaging of cells and embryos on a standard microscope.

Probing a cell-embedded megadalton protein complex by DNP-supported solid-state NMR

Dynamic nuclear polarization–based solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy is applied to study the structure of a large bacterial membrane protein complex in its cellular environment.

In vivo single-cell labeling by confined primed conversion

Primed conversion of proteins such as Dendra2 confines photoconversion to a limited 3D volume through a sequential absorption process relying on illumination with two separate low-intensity lasers and enables precise targeting of single cells.

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