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Monday 20th October 2014

Launch of new European Code Against Cancer

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the specialised cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO), has launched the 4th edition of the European Code Against Cancer with the participation of the European Commission. Based o...

First Step: From Human Cells to Tissue-Engineered Esophagus at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

In a first step toward future human therapies, researchers at The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles have shown that esophageal tissue can be grown in vivo from both human and mouse cells. The study has been published online in the journal Tissue Engineering, Part A. Tracy Grikscheit, MD (Photo: Business Wire) ...

Patients who have left breast tumors have comparable OS to those with right breast tumors

Tumor laterality (left-side vs. right-side) does not impact overall survival in breast cancer patients treated with breast-conserving surgery and adjuvant external beam radiation therapy, according to a study published in the October 1, 2014 issue of...

UK tops global league table for gullet cancer (adenocarcinoma) in men

The UK tops the international league table for a type of gullet (oesophageal) cancer, known as adenocarcinoma, in men, reveals a comprehensive estimate of the total number of new cases around the globe in 2012, and published online in the journal...

Mouse model provides new insight in to preeclampsia

Worldwide, preeclampsia is a leading cause of maternal deaths and preterm births. This serious pregnancy complication results in extremely high blood pressure and organ damage. The onset of preeclampsia is associated with elevated levels of a secrete...

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Awards Six New Research Grants Focused On Innovative New Ideas

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six academic investigators will receive grants from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to support innovative ideas that that have the potential to take research in a new direction and fundamentally impact the future of blood cancer diagnosis and treatment. The second-year grant program, called The New Idea Award, looks to id...

Taiho Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for Colorectal Cancer Drug

Taiho Oncology, Inc., a subsidiary of Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Japan), announced that the U.S.Read more about Taiho Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for Colorectal Cancer Drug

Keck Medicine of USC physicians first in Southern California to implant new wireless device to manage heart failure

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) is the first medical center in Southern California, post-Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval, to implant a new wireless device for heart failure patients. The device is designed to reduce readmissions to the hospital and empower patients to be involved in their own health...

Walgreens Begins Accepting Apple Pay in Stores

Customers can now use the convenience of Apple Pay when shopping at Walgreens and Duane Reade drugstores Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today announced the availability of Apple Pay at Walgreens and Duane Reade drugstores nationwide. Apple Pay makes the check-out process for customers convenient and simplified. “Customer experience is t...

NewLink Genetics, Genentech Enter Into Exclusive Worldwide License

NewLink Genetics Corp., a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing novel immunotherapeutics to improve treatment options for patients with cancer, announced that they have entered into an exclusive worldwide license agreement with Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, for the development of NLG919, NewLink's IDO pathway inhibitor.

Results from Two Phase III Studies Added to U.S. Label of Genzyme’s Aubagio

Once-daily Aubagio is the only oral treatment to significantly slow progression of disability in two Phase III studies of patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis (TEMSO and TOWER), and to have positive data on early MS (TOPIC) in its label Genzyme, a Sanofi company, announced today that

BioPort Atlantic 2014 Kicks Off Today

The opening reception for BioPort Atlantic 2014, where Atlantic Canada’s leaders in life sciences meet, kicks off today. The full conference agenda unfolds tomorrow, October 21, 2014, at the World Trade and Convention Centre in Halifax. Hosted by BioNova, the annual conference connects people to companies in all stages of development, from innovative sta...

Empower Your Sexuality with the help of Vaginal Rejuvenation Surgery

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, the Daily Mail reported a fascinating breakthrough in medical science: researchers have successfully grown human compatible penises in the laboratory. Furthermore, they believe these organs will be ready for testing within five years. With medical treatments to treat male sexual issues now a commonly accepted part of the medical landscape, ...

Death of patients within one month of cancer surgery influenced by social and demographic factors

In a new study of more than 1.1 million patients who underwent surgery for the most common or deadly cancers reports nationwide, nearly 1 in 20 (4.8 percent) patients died within one month of the procedure. The risk of death was highest among patien...

Optim Oncology Expands and Enhances Patient Care with the Addition of Two Locations

Patients throughout Oklahoma gain convenient access to the latest radiation therapies Optim Oncology, a practice in The US Oncology Network and a leader in providing quality oncology care throughout the g

PointCare Adds Food Stamps to Health Insurance Screening Software

California clinics are first to use the mobile screening and enrollment tracking tool with CalFresh option in preparation for second Obamacare enrollment With millions of Americans struggling to put food on the table, a new opportunity to streamline food stamps enrollment is being announced by PointCare. Starting with California, the company will add e...

Oncologist participation in tumour board meetings may be associated with improved outcomes for patients with lung or colorectal cancers

A new population-based study of close to 5,000 patients and 1,600 oncologists found that physician participation in weekly tumour board meetings was associated with improved survival for patients with stage IV colorectal cancer and stage...

Photo of Oprah Winfrey and students from Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa walking with Omron pedometers available on Business Wire's Website

A photo is available on Business Wire's Website of Oprah Winfrey and students from Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa walking with Omron pedometers. This week, Omron Healthcare provided pedometers to all students and staff at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa, which will provide a fantastic way to track each stud...

Having dependent children motivates parents with advanced cancer to pursue more aggressive, life-extending treatments

Findings from a pilot study of 42 parents with advanced cancer indicate that parental status is an important factor in treatment decision-making. When asked how having children influences their treatment decisions, the majority of parents (64 percen...

Dr. Grant Stevens Honored with Just Like My Child Foundation’s Humanitarian Award

Grant Stevens, M.D., FACS, a board certified plastic surgeon and founder of Marina Plastic Surgery in Marina del Rey, CA, will receive the Just Like My Child Foundation’s 2014 Humanitarian Award at the nonprofit's Eighth Annual Gala, “The Million Girl Movement – Empowering girls to change the world,” on October 26 at the SLS Hotel Beverly Hills. Th...

Opexa Therapeutics to Present at Cleveland Clinic’s 12th Annual Medical Innovation Summit

Opexa Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPXA), a biopharmaceutical company developing personalized immunotherapies for autoimmune disorders, including multiple sclerosis (MS) and Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO), today announced that Neil K. Warma, the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, has been invited to present at the Cleveland Clinic’s 12th Annua...

Celgene Participates in New Round of Investment for Sequenta

Sequenta, Inc., a biotechnology company developing clinical diagnostics based on immune cell receptor genes, today announced an equity investment by Celgene Corporation and other strategic investors. This financing, in addition to funding secured from several other strategic investors, will support incorporation of the ClonoSIGHT™ minimal residual diseas...

Global Alliance for Genomics and Health Members Meet to Advance Genomic Data Sharing

BOSTON and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health convened its second major meeting of 2014 on Saturday, bringing together more than 250 international leaders to collaborate on the development of innovative solutions to accelerate sharing of genomic and clinical data. At their plenary meeting, held in San Diego, California, Alliance me...

Van Andel Research Institute commits $7.5M to support epigenetic therapy in cancer treatment

The work of one of the Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) inaugural Dream Teams, launched in 2009 to focus on epigenetic therapy in cancer treatment, will continue with the commitment of $7.5 million from Van Andel Research Institute (VARI).

SciQuest Gives Back: Charitable Donations Focus on Medical Research and Disease

SciQuest, Inc. (NASDAQ: SQI), a leading provider of cloud-based business automation solutions for spend management, today announced the latest charitable contributions from its SciQuest Charitable Fund. The latest round of donations support organizations dedicated to disease and medical research. Working with the Triangle Community Foundation, SciQu...


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