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Friday 22nd August 2014

Lincor Unveils Next Generation TV-based Patient Engagement Solution

DUBLIN, August 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  - MediaLINC unlocks the real value of Hospital TVs Today Lincor announced general availability of MediaLINC - its innovative Android-based Patient Engagement solution that delivers a range of education, entertainment and clinical content direct to standard HD TV sets.      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140822/702945...

Understanding neuron development: an interview with Dr. Brock Grill, The Scripps Research Institute

Firstly, I would like to clarify that there’s a big difference between understanding coordination and actually building connectivity. In terms of building connectivity, several molecules have been identified that control this process and a lot has...

NeoGenomics Announces Closing of Recent Equity Offering and Exercise in Full of Underwriters' Over-Allotment Option

FT. MYERS, Fla., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoGenomics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NEO) (the "Company"), a leading provider of cancer-focused genetic testing services, today announced that it has closed on the public offering of an additional 1.05 million shares of common stock at an offering price of $4.60 per share as a result of the exercise in full of the underwriters' over-allotment option.  ...

A Japanese SCA5 family with a novel three-nucleotide in-frame deletion mutation in the SPTBN2 gene: a clinical and genetic study

Increased antioxidant capacity in tomato by ectopic expression of the strawberry D‐galacturonate reductase gene

Increasing L‐ascorbic acid (AsA, vitamin C) content in fruits is a common goal in current breeding programs due to its beneficial effect on human health. Attempts to increase AsA content by genetic engineering have resulted in variable success like...

Genetics and lifestyle have a strong impact on biomarkers for inflammation and cancer

In a new study published in Nature Communications, research scientists from Uppsala University present for the first time a large-scale study of the significance of genetic, clinical and lifestyle factors for protein levels in the bloodstream. The re...

Thursday 21st August 2014

Yield should be the focus for achieving global food security | ACIAR

Date Released: 08/05/2014The most effective way to advance food security and protect the environment from now is through continuing progress in crop yields across the globe. This is the key finding in a new book launched today (Thursday 8 May 2014) and written by three world renowned agricultural scientists.

Natural GMOs Part 204. Many hybrids between species and movements of genes characterised in the rapeseed genetic portfolio

 In plant genealogies genes cross between species many times over time, and also move to new chromosome locations:Editors comment: The genomic origins of rape oilseedMany domesticated plants arose through the meeting of multiple genomes through hybridization and genome doubling, known as polyploidy. Chalhoub et al. sequenced the polyploid genome of Brassica napus, which originated from a rece...

VuCOMP Receives Market Clearance for M-Vu® CAD and M-Vu Breast Density in Turkey

VuCOMP, Inc., leading developer of advanced computer vision systems for the detection of breast cancer, announced today that it has received market clearance for both M-Vu CAD and M-Vu Breast Density in Turkey. The clearance marks another milestone as VuCOMP continues to expand the availability of its products internationally. “We are pleased to gain...

China Hackers Scoop Medical Engineering, IP Data

Computer hackers in China have been mining clinical trial and other data from pharmaceutical companies around the world, in part for intellectual property information.

Scott Wallace Joins Mazzetti, Expands Energy Efficiency in Healthcare

Mazzetti, a global engineering design and consulting firm known for its innovative solutions, is pleased to announce that Scott Wallace, LEED AP and Certified Energy Manager, has joined Mazzetti’s San Francisco office as Associate Principal to expand on the firm’s sustainability services. Wallace joins Mazzetti from Syserco Energy Solutions. A...

Terry Macaleer Joins Anthelio Healthcare Solutions as Senior Vice President Client Engagement and Sales

Seasoned industry veteran brings 40 years of healthcare experience driving innovative solutions Anthelio Healthcare Solutions Inc., the largest independent provider of technology and services to hospitals, physician practice groups and other healthcare providers, today announced the appointment of Terry Macaleer as Senior Vice President, Client Engagem...

Eaton Supports Hillside, Inc. with $15,000 Donation for Sustainable Patient Dining Hall and Kitchen

Power management company Eaton today announced its support and contribution of $15,000 to Hillside, Inc., a private, non-profit, Atlanta-based organization providing treatment and education to severely emotionally disturbed children and their families. The donation comes from Eaton’s

Dr. Mary Hayes: Study Shows 3D Mammography Finds More Invasive Cancers While Reducing Unnecessary Recalls

Dr. Mary Hayes, Director of Women's Imaging, Memorial Healthcare System, has co-authored largest study to date on 3D mammography. Results show it detects more invasive cancers while reducing unnecessary recalls. Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The results of a large, retrospectives study which are being published today in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) show that...

Genetic associations and functional characterization of M1 aminopeptidases and immune-mediated diseases

Balanced Body® Moves into New, Ecologically-Sound Facility; Expands Sacramento Workforce

Company Commitments to Growth, Sustainability and Mindful Living Balanced Body®, the leading source of mindful movement equipment, information and education, has moved its entire operation into a new, “green” building in Sacramento. The more than 100,000 sq. foot building on 88th Street houses Balanced Body’s office space and manufacturin...

Skin Reactions to Phenytoin Linked to Gene Variants

Carriers of a genetic variant linked to reduced drug clearance have more than 10 times higher odds of developing adverse skin reactions to the antiepileptic drug, suggesting screening may flag risk. Medscape Medical News

DNA Test for Congenital Cataracts Leads to Faster, More Accurate Diagnoses of Rare Diseases Linked to Childhood Blindness

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers in the United Kingdom have demonstrated that advanced DNA testing for congenital cataracts can quickly and accurately diagnose a number of rare diseases marked by childhood blindness, according to a study published online today in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Using a single test, doctors wer...

Football Legend Michael "The Playmaker" Irvin Gets Personal With foru International In Las Vegas On October 17th

IRVING, Texas, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- foru International (foru), the leader of DNA-based health, beauty and wellness products, is pleased to announce that football legend Michael Irvin will be the Keynote speaker at their annual convention in Las Vegas, Nevada taking place October 17th and 18th.  Irvin's keynote address, entitled "The DNA of a Champion," shares a very personal sto...

Dicerna Announces the Issuance of Multiple Patents Covering Claims for Dicer Substrate siRNAs

US PTO 8,809,515 “515” Provides Opportunity to Design, Optimize and Target Dicerna’s DsiRNAs in Drug Development Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:DRNA), a leader in the development of RNAi-based therapeutics, today announced a series of recently issued patents providing broad composition and method of use claims covering double stranded RN...

The College of New Rochelle Becomes First Private College in Mid-Hudson Region to Earn START-UP NY Designation

Applications to be Accepted From High-Tech Businesses New Rochelle, N.Y. (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The College of New Rochelle announced today that it is the first private college in the Mid-Hudson Region to be designated as a START-UP NY location. The College will now begin accepting applications from qualified “high-technology” businesses that align with the College’s academic mission. “...

State Highlights: Calif. Audit Finds Hospital Payroll Wrongdoing; Ill. Plans Medicaid Contraception Boost; Minn. Union Vote

A selection of health policy stories from California, Illinois, Minnesota, Georgia and Pennsylvania. Los Angeles Times: State Audits Find Prison, Hospital Payroll Abuses Audits of a state prison and psychiatric hospital detail hundreds of thousands of dollars in improper payments and financial problems, including outright payroll fraud, and medical staff and guards receiving questionable bonuses a...

State Highlights: Ill. Plans Medicaid Contraception Boost; Minn. Union Vote

A selection of health policy stories from California, Illinois, Minnesota, Georgia and Pennsylvania. Los Angeles Times: State Audits Find Prison, Hospital Payroll Abuses Audits of a state prison and psychiatric hospital detail hundreds of thousands of dollars in improper payments and financial problems, including outright payroll fraud, and medical staff and guards receiving questionable bonuses a...

Researchers develop models to study polyelectrolytes

Researchers from North Carolina State Univ. have developed a novel and versatile modeling strategy to simulate polyelectrolyte systems. The model has applications for creating new materials as well as for studying polyelectrolytes, including DNA and...

2014 International Symposium on Human Identification (ISHI) Celebrates 25 Years of Forensic Advances

Twenty-five years ago, forensics was a very different field. Blood types were widely used as screening tools and DNA fingerprinting was in its infancy. Today, DNA forensics is part of the popular culture, with the expectation that crime can be solved by analyzing the smallest trace of genetic material. Beginning as a small forum for the nascent fi...


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