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UPDATE 2-Second nurse with Ebola at Atlanta hospital; hearing due

(Moves up congressional hearing, adds details on Florida governor's remarks, Dallas official criticizing CDC)

Knee Osteoarthritis (OA) Pain Relief with Dr. Allen’s Device Helps to Relax while Recent Study Says Knee OA Pain Causes Sleeplessness, Highlights Fine Treatment

Dr. Allen Device for Knee Treatment relieves knee pain caused by osteoarthritis or degenerative meniscal tears gradually and naturally. At the same time a recent research study has proved that sleep disturbances are primarily associated with depressive symptoms and pain caused by knee osteoarthritis, states Fine Treatment. London, GB (PRWEB) October 19, 2014 A recent study examined the dynamics b...

GSK’s Prices Breo On Par With Advair For COPD

The wholesale acquisition cost of GlaxoSmithKline’s once-daily COPD medication Breo is the same as Advair, reflecting the high reimbursement hurdle for new respiratory medicines.

Dermatologist Announces Top 50 Skin Care Products for 2014

Dr. Brandith Irwin, top dermatologist with no financial ties to cosmetic manufacturers, selects her Top 50 Skin Care Products for 2014. Among her top choices are products from SkinCeuticals, NeoCutis, and Elta MD. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 World-renowned dermatologist and author Brandith Irwin, MD recently selected her Top 50 Skin Care Products for 2014 in a new article on her informa...

GE Healthcare launches PreDictor RoboColumn miniaturized chromatographic columns

Miniaturized columns for parallel screening in automated workflows April 2011: GE Healthcare PreDictor™ RoboColumn™ units are miniaturized chromatographic columns prepacked with GE Healthcare BioProcess™ chromatography media to enable high-throughput process development (HTPD). PreDictor RoboColumn units support fully automated chromatographic separation workflows using ro...

Cultural impacts on health

Culture impacts every aspect of our lives, including our health. Culture dictates our diets, clothing and environments, all of which change our risk of a number of diseases. Rituals can also effect pre-existing conditions. This phenomenon is already really established in public health trends. With the relationship between stomach cancers and the Japanese diet, longevity and the Mediterranean ...

Screening Test for Stuttering

A screening test for children starting school that could accurately detect early signs of a persistent stutter is a step closer, British experts say. The Wellcome Trust team says a specific speech test accurately predicts whose stutter will persist into their teens. About 1 in 20 develops a stutter before age, but just one in 100 stutter as a teen and identifying these children has so far be...

10 Most Important Infectious Diseases With No Licensed Vaccine

Vaccination has been successful at controlling many of the world’s diseases. However, there still remain many infectious diseases for which no licensed (US or EU) [...]

Lineage Therapeutics Markets Authorized Generic Epinephrine Auto-Injector

HORSHAM, Pa., June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lineage Therapeutics Inc. has announced the US launch of its generic epinephrine injection, USP auto-injector, the authorized generic of Adrenaclick® by Amedra Pharmaceuticals LLC, for the emergency treatment of life-threatening allergic reactions in people who are at risk for or have a history of anaphylaxis. The product is available as a two-pack ...

Panaseeda: Review Examines Andreas Wecker and Activation Products' Panaseeda Five Oil Blend for Whole Body Health

Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 26, 2013 'Panaseeda Five Oil Blend', an organic seed oil that aims at whole body health and is specifically designed to elevate one's health to never before seen levels, has caught the attention of Shane M...

DaVita Healthcare Partners Inc. - SWOT, Strategy and Corporate Finance Report

Recently added to the BioPortfolio report store, DaVita Healthcare Partners Inc. - SWOT, Strategy and Corporate Finance Report is a new report from MarketLine published on 2013-11-20. This 49-page report is available in PDF from $175. DaVita Healthcare Partners Inc. - SWOT, Strategy and Corporate Finance Report, is a source of comprehensive company data and information. The report covers the com...

RM3 - The New Red Mountain Weight Loss Program That Is Poised To Change The Industry

RM3 is an exclusive Red Mountain Weight Loss 3-Step comprehensive program, designed to help patients lose weight faster and help sustain their weight loss over time. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 On Saturday, March 1st, 2014, Red Mountain Weight Loss launched the new Weight Loss Program, RM3. RM3 is an exclusive 3-Step comprehensive program, designed to help patients lose weight faster and h...

Elimidrol Reviews Roll In, Continue to Astonish

Success rate of Sunrise Nutraceuticals' new opiate withdrawal detox formula reveals product that works exceptionally well for users. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Several months after its much-anticipated release, Sunrise Nutraceuticals’ one-of-a-kind opiate withdrawal support supplement continues to impress. As the Elimidrol reviews pour in, feedback has been overwhelmingly positive—...

ProbioSlim Now Available in GNC Stores Nationwide

Breakthrough Weight Loss and Digestive Health Product on Store Shelves April 2014 ProbioSlim™, a brand of revolutionary and effective probiotics, today announced a partnership with GNC, the nation’s largest specialty retailer of health and wellness products, to carry ProbioSlim across the retailer’s stores nationwide and online at G...

Structural mechanism of the dynein power stroke

The dynein microtubule motor drives the motility of cilia and flagella, but exactly how dynein power strokes are generated is unclear. Using cryo-electron tomography to study intact flagella, Nicastro and colleagues provide structural insights into t...

Ireland to make more drugs available over the counter

Last week, Ireland’s Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) published a list of 12 active substances (or combinations of substances) contained in medicinal products (medicines) currently classified as prescription-only medicines (POM) for whic...

Ebola Viral Infections - Pipeline Review, H2 2014

Recently added to the BioPortfolio report store, Ebola Viral Infections - Pipeline Review, H2 2014 is a new report from Global Markets Direct published on 2014-09-29. This 141-page report is available in PDF from $2000. Ebola Viral Infections - Pipeline Review, H2 2014 Summary Global Markets Direct’s, ‘Ebola Viral Infections - Pipeline Review, H2 2014’, provides an overview of the Ebola Vi...

Eylea beats Avastin and Lucentis for visual acuity in DME patients

US biotech firm Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and partner Germany’s Bayer saw their shares leap 8.5% to $369.64 and 3.4% to 104.85 euros, respectively, after reporting new clinical trial results showing a favorable profile for their ophthalmic drug Eyl...

Connecticut nursing schools suspend programs with hospital over Ebola scare

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Oct 20 (Reuters) - At least two Connecticut university nursing programs have stopped sending student nurses to work in the emergency room of a New Haven hospital where a patient was admitted last week with Ebola-like symptoms but te...

Stanford Health Care Opens Advanced Wound Care Center

Stanford Health Care today announced that its Advanced Wound Care Center is now open at the Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center in Redwood City. Stanford’s Advanced Wound Care Center provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to chronic wound care, with an emphasis on limb preservation for patients at risk for limb loss. Led by experts...

[Seminar] Typhoid fever

Control of typhoid fever relies on clinical information, diagnosis, and an understanding for the epidemiology of the disease. Despite the breadth of work done so far, much is not known about the biology of this human-adapted bacterial pathogen and th...

mtm laboratories: p16 Immuno-cytochemistry shows superior clinical performance to HPV testing for the identification of high-grade CIN harbored in ASC-US and LSIL Pap cytology cases - Large study published in AJCP (CollegeHill)

mtm laboratories: p16 Immuno-cytochemistry shows superior clinical performance to HPV testing for the identification of high-grade CIN harbored in ASC-US and LSIL Pap cytology cases - Large study published in AJCP Large retrospective study in more than 800 cases now published in American Journal of Clinical Pathology Heidelberg, Germany; June 21, 2010 - mtm laboratories, a fully integrate...

Proof of Concept Studies confirm RPL554 delivery possible via industry-standard inhaler devices

Verona Pharma plc (‘Verona’ or the ‘Company’) 26 November 2010 – Verona Pharma plc (AIM: VRP), the biotechnology company focused on the research, discovery and development of new therapeutic drugs for the treatment of chronic respiratory diseases, has completed proof of concept experimental studies showing that its lead drug compound, RPL554, can be delivered ...

IS Pharma and Helsinn Healthcare Announce Strategic Alliance

January 7th 2011: IS Pharma plc (“IS Pharma” or the “Company”: LSE: ISPH), the international speciality pharmaceutical company, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a strategic alliance with Helsinn Healthcare S.A. (“Helsinn”), a pharmaceutical group based in Lugano, Switzerland. As the two companies develop their businesses in the field of cance...

TTP LabTech Partner with Leading Crystallographer - The mosquito® LCP provides fully automated solution to in meso protein crystallography

For a high resolution image please contact: clarej@alto-marketing.com Orlando, Florida (28 March 2011) – At the Society for Biomolecular Screening (SBS) conference 2011, TTP LabTech has announced an exciting collaboration with a world leader in membrane protein crystallography. Here, Professor Martin Caffrey, Trinity College, Dublin, renowned for automating and miniaturizing the in...

A Vision for the Future With TTP LabTech - Acumen® eX3 Offers Unparalleled High Throughput Image Quality

Royston, UK (21 April 2011) - TTP LabTech announce an exciting new development for its world-class, high content, microplate imaging system, the Acumen® eX3. With the addition of a new 561nm laser, it is now possible to perform additional high throughput cell based assays. This new addition enables the use of a new range of dyes to increase the multiplexing capabilities of the machine. En...

GE Healthcare launches Capto™ Blue affinity chromatography medium

24th August 2011:  GE Healthcare’s Capto Blue affinity chromatography medium is for the capture of human serum albumin (HSA), as well as purification of HSA fusion proteins, blood coagulation factors, enzymes, and recombinant proteins at laboratory and process scales. Developed from Blue Sepharose™ 6 Fast Flow, Capto Blue medium is more chemically stable and has a more rigid ...

DRUG COMBINATION DOMINO EFFECT DESTROYS PANCREATIC CANCER CELLS

Monday 20 February, 2012: CANCER RESEARCH UK scientists have revealed how a combination of two very different drugs – currently being tested in clinical trials – amplifies the destruction of pancreatic cancer cells, according to research published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine*, today (Monday). The team at Cancer Research UK’s Cambridge Research Institute showed ...

GE Healthcare launches Ni Sepharose excel chromatography mediafor direct purification of histidine-tagged proteins

Allows direct purification, accelerating sample handling and increasing target protein yield 21st August 2012: GE Healthcare’s Ni Sepharose™ excel is an immobilized metal ion affinity chromatography (IMAC) medium (resin) for the direct capture and purification of secreted histidine-tagged recombinant proteins from eukaryotic cell culture supernatants. The new resin significantly...

Prostate Cancer Drug Pipeline Update 2013

Extra value: One year of free online updates included with this product Cancer of the prostate is the second most frequently diagnosed cancer in men in the US. The prostate cancer market is reaching maturity, and major players` sales have been eroded by t...

Lifestyle factors, including a sedentary lifestyle and high caloric and alcohol intake are contributing to an increase in prevalent cases of dyslipidemia across India

Lifestyle factors, including a sedentary lifestyle and high caloric and alcohol intake are contributing to an increase in prevalent cases of dyslipidemia across India, says research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s new epidemiology report* forecasts the number of dyslipidemia sufferers across the south Asian nation to climb from 192.7 million in 2012 to 245 million by the...

New Research Report on Antidepressants Market to 2018 by MarketResearchReports

Albany, NY, February 24, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Antidepressants Market to 2018 Despite Safety Concerns, Selective Serotonin Re-uptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) Continue to Dominate in the Absence of Effective Therapeutic Alternatives GBI Research, the leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research, Antidepressants Market to 2018 Despite Safety Concerns, Selective Serotonin Re-uptak...

Photo Release -- Center Bancorp, Inc. Announces Key Executive Promotions

UNION, N.J., Feb. 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Center Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:CNBC) (the "Corporation", or "Center"), parent company of Union Center National Bank ("UCNB" or the "Bank"), announced today the promotion of a number of individuals to key positions within the organization. ...

Lumina HealthCare is Chosen by CareMore for Mobile Dentistry in California

los Angeles, CA, March 01, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Lumina HealthCare has just announced that they have been chosen by CareMore for long term care facilities in California and other environments where mobile dentistry in California is an asset. CareMore provides convenient, on-site dental care in the comfort of a home or place of residence. Lumina HealthCare will come to CareMore members on-site, either...

TriLink BioTechnologies Awarded SBIR Phase I Grant

SAN DIEGO, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TriLink BioTechnologies, Inc. (TriLink, trilinkbiotech.com) was recently awarded a Phase I SBIR Grant of approximately $130,000 by the National Institutes of Health to develop an approach to RNA sample preparation for Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) using TriLink's expertise in nucleic acid chemistry.  This is the sixth Phase I grant TriLink has ...

Mindfulness Can Improve Your Attention and Health (preview)

Pulling into a parking spot at work, you realize you have no recollection of the drive that got you there. On reaching the bottom of a page in a book, you are frustrated that you have failed to understand what you just read. In conversation, you sudd...

Meta-analyses: how to read a funnel plot

Researchers undertook a meta-analysis to evaluate the relative short term safety of carotid endarterectomy compared with carotid artery stenting.1 Randomised controlled trials were included if they...

Screening colonoscopy associated with reduced advanced colorectal cancer diagnoses

A new study led by a researcher at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania adds support to current medical recommendations stating that screening colonoscopy substantially reduces an average-risk adult's likelihood of being ...

FDA accepts Biogen Idec BLA for hemophilia B therapy

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted Biogen Idec's biologics license application (BLA) for the marketing approval of recombinant factor IX Fc fusion protein (rFIXFc) for the treatment of hemophilia B.

The Three R's of Workplace Bullying

Learn tools leaders and employees can use to stop workplace bullying.

Eli Lilly: A Bull Run Corroborated By Its Fundamentals

By Ed Liston: On 28th of February Eli Lilly (LLY) was trading around $54. Over a period of 3-months this stock appreciated around 14% and over a period of one year it gained more than 38%. If we compare the performance of Lilly with its competitors, it clearly stands out as the outperformer of the industry. (click to enlarge) Source: www.nasdaq.com With such a gain of momentum, there rises a ...

Cu-64-TP3805 diagnostic data

RI-002: Phase III started

Happy Birthday, Dr Snow

March 15, 2013, marks the 200th birthday of John Snow, the singular genius who created the modern science of epidemiology. Without fear of historical hyperbole, the occasion merits a global pause of reflection and honor.

Guiding responsible research in geoengineering

(Harvard University) In an article published March 15 in the journal Science, Edward Parson of UCLA and David Keith of Harvard University outline how the current deadlock on governance of geoengineering research poses real threats to the sound manage...

Breast Cancer Radiotherapy Raises Risk Of Heart Disease Slightly

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Doctors have known for quite a while that radiation treatment for breast cancer increases a woman's risk of heart disease, but the extent of that additional risk was unknown. A new study, published in a recent online issue of The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), further explains those risks. The New York Times reports that a new study ...

Safinamide Phase III MOTION and SETTLE study results presented at 2013 American Academy of ...

Safinamide significantly improves motor function (primary efficacy variable: UPDRS III) in early Parkinson?s disease (PD) patients on a single dopamine agonist at a stable dose (MOTION study) Safinamide significantly improves motor fluctuations (primary efficacy variable: ON time without troublesome dyskinesia) in mid-to late stage PD patients on levodopa and other PD drugs at a stable do...

Outbreak of E. coli Infections After Prostate Biopsy

What factors contribute to the increase in Fluoroquinolone-resistant Escherichia coli infections after TRUBP? Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology

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