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Saturday 20th September 2014

Global IVIG Industry 2014 Research Report on Intravenous Immunoglobulin Market Analysis

DALLAS, September 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2014 Market Research Report on Global IVIG Industry is a 238 pages professional and in-depth research report on Global Intravenous Immunoglobulin markets. The report introduces IVIG basic information included Intravenous Immunoglobulin definition, classification, application, industry chain structure as well as industry overview along with current market...

Friday 19th September 2014

Team improves solar cell efficiency with new polymer

New light has been shed on solar power generation using devices made with polymers, thanks to collaboration between scientists in the University of Chicago’s chemistry department, the Institute for Molecular Engineering and Argonne National Laborat...

Alnylam to Webcast Presentation at 21st Annual NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALNY), a leading RNAi therapeutics company, today announced that management will present a company overview at the 21st Annual NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference on Friday, September 26, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. ET at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City.

Some More Genetically Susceptible to Pneumococcal Disease

Patients with no known risk factors for pneumococcal disease may have a genetic predisposition to the illness. Medscape Medical News

Researchers discover new gene responsible for traits involved in diabetes

A collaborative research team led by Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) scientists has identified a new gene associated with fasting glucose and insulin levels in rats, mice and in humans. The findings are published in the September issue of Genetics...

New Diagnosis and Treatment of Obesity as Chronic Disease: American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, American College of Endocrinology Publish Overarching Framework

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) today announced the publication of its position statement detailing its advanced framework for a new diagnosis of obesity as a chronic disease. The position statement appears in the Volume 20, Issue 9, September 2014 issue of AACE’s peer-reviewed ...

Institut Pasteur de Montevideo, Genomic Medicine Institute-Seoul National University, and Macrogen Launch Urugenomes Project to Decode the Genome of Uruguyan Population

Institut Pasteur de Montevideo (Uruguay), Genomic Medicine Institute- Seoul National University (GMI-SNU, South Korea) and Macrogen Inc. ( KRX 038290) (South Korea) have announced the Urugenomes Project. As one of the first of its kind in South America, the Urugenomes Project is aimed at discovering the genetic basis of different diseases in Uruguay and la...

'Angelina Jolie effect' doubled breast gene tests

“Referrals to breast cancer clinics more than doubled in the UK after Angelina Jolie announced she had had a double mastectomy,” BBC News reports. NHS services saw a sharp rise in referrals from women worried about their family history of breast cancer. In May 2013, actress Angelina Jolie announced that she had decided to undergo a double mastectomy followed by breast reconstruction surgery, ...

Angelina Jolie surgery sparks surge in female cancer tests: study

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hollywood star Angelina Jolie's decision to make public her double mastectomy more than doubled the number of women in Britain seeking to have genetic breast cancer tests, according to a study released on Friday.

TRF-Angelina Jolie surgery sparks surge in female cancer tests-study

LONDON, Sept 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hollywood star Angelina Jolie's decision to make public her double mastectomy more than doubled the number of women in Britain seeking to have genetic breast cancer tests, according to a study released o...

New Study Finds Link Between Genes and Mesothelioma Location, Reports Surviving Mesothelioma

Scientists say the chromosomes of asbestos-exposed people may influence what kind of mesothelioma they develop. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Cancer researchers in Japan have identified chromosomal abnormalities that appear to have an impact on where mesothelioma develops in the body. Click here to read Surviving Mesothelioma’s new article on this important research. Doctors with Nara...

4WEB Medical Unveils 3D-Printed Osteotomy Truss System

CHICAGO, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 4WEB Medical announces the formal launch of the largest offering of 3D-printed foot and ankle osteotomy implants on the market today at this weekend's American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society annual meeting in Chicago.  The Osteotomy Truss System is a comprehensive solution for all of a surgeon's osteotomy needs with 74 size options in...

Genetic testing increases following Angelina mastectomy

Referrals for genetic breast cancer tests more than doubled in the UK as a result of what doctors have dubbed the “Angelina effect”.

Genetic testing increases following Angelina Jolie mastectomy

Referrals for genetic breast cancer tests more than doubled in the UK as a result of what doctors have dubbed the “Angelina effect”.

Bioactive Material Market to Grow at 13.30% CAGR to 2018, Forecasts a New Research Report Available at

Global Bioactive Material Market 2014-2018 is a new research report added to store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 One of the major trends in the market is the unique properties of bioactive material, making it useful in different application sectors such as hard tissue repair, soft tissue repair, and tissue engineering. Analysts forecast the Global Bioactive Materia...

mRNA-based therapeutics — developing a new class of drugs

The therapeutic potential of in vitro-transcribed mRNA (IVT mRNA) extends from prophylactic and therapeutic vaccines to applications such as protein replacement and genome engineering. In this Review, the authors describe the recent developments in t...

Research could help eventual treatment of degenerative muscle, brain diseases

Our genetic information is stored in DNA, tiny strands of nucleic acid that contain instructions for the functioning of our bodies. To express this genetic data, our DNA is copied into RNA molecules, which then translate the instructions into protein...

"Angelina effect" led to more appropriate breast cancer referrals, research shows

When the US actress Angelina Jolie announced that she had tested positive for the breast cancer gene BRCA1 and had undergone a double mastectomy, referrals for genetic counselling and testing in the...

Sibur Confirms Timetable for $9.5-billion Tobolsk Complex

After completing the front-end engineering and design contracts, Russian petrochemical giant Sibur said it is pressing ahead with previously announced plans for a $9.5 billion olefins and polyolefins complex at Tobolsk. News about the project origina...

"Angelina Effect" Spurs Increased Breast Cancer Screenings In The UK

Chuck Bednar for - Your Universe Online Angelina Jolie’s decision to have a double mastectomy after being told she would likely develop breast cancer had a tremendous impact on testing for the disease in the UK, the authors of a new Breast Cancer Journal study reported on Friday. According to BBC News online health editor Helen Briggs, referrals to breast cancer clin

Sobi expands Haemophilia development portfolio - elects to include potentially longer-acting Haemophilia A candidate in collaboration agreement with Biogen Idec

Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ) (Sobi) has elected to add the preclinical rFVIIIFc-XTEN-vWF fusion molecule to the company's collaboration with Biogen Idec. The XTEN technology is proprietary to Amunix Operating, Inc.. Biogen Idec and Amunix signed a worldwide license agreement in April 2014. Under the terms of Sobi and Biogen Idec's agreement, Sobi has the right to elect to inc...

First Discovery Of Actionable Genetic Alterations In A Deadly Cancer Reported By Personal Genome Diagnostics And Blueprint Medicines

BALTIMORE and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Personal Genome Diagnostics Inc. (PGDx), a provider of advanced cancer genome analysis and testing services, and Blueprint Medicines, a leader in discovering and developing highly selective kinase inhibitors for genomically defined cancers, today disclosed the first-ever comprehensive genomic study of malignant mixed Mulleria...

Peter Thiel's Uncomplimentary Views of Big Pharma

See what you think of Peter Thiel's characterization of the drug industry in this piece for Technology Review. Thiel's a very intelligent guy, and his larger points about technology stalling out make uncomfortable reading, in the best sense. (The fam...

Scientists see risk of mutant airborne Ebola as remote

LONDON, Sept 19 (Reuters) - The Ebola virus raging through West Africa is mutating rapidly as it tears a deadly path through cities, towns and villages, but the genetic changes are for now not giving it the ability to spread more easily.

Genetic testing for breast cancer doubled due to 'Angelina Jolie effect'

In May 2013 Angelina Jolie, who was then Hollywood's highest-paid actress, underwent a double mastectomy after testing positive for a BRCA1 gene mutation that significantly increases the risk of developing breast cancer. A recent study, published by ...

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