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New device packs power to analyze genes, proteins at patients' bedside

August 31, 2010 10:32 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

University of Florida researchers have helped to develop a device that quickly identifies genes and proteins in body fluids, a technique that could make a vital difference to the trauma patients doctors treat.

<i>Tech across New England: </i>Stromatec devices made to treat connective tissue problems

August 31, 2010 10:32 pm | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Mass High Tech looked at startups poised to lead the economic recovery because of their technology, management team or growth potential. Stromatec specializes in medical devices that could help reduce health care costs by preventing unnecessary MRIs and even unnecessary surgery, by...

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<i>Tech across New England: </i>EpiVax poised to lead vaccine developments

August 31, 2010 9:33 pm | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Mass High Tech looked at startups poised to lead the economic recovery because of their technology, management team or growth potential. EpiVax applies its tools to screening proteins for unwanted immune responses and using these tools to design and deimmunize protein therapeutics and vaccines.

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Lung cancer survival rates improved through use of individualized chemotherapy

August 31, 2010 9:32 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer) Chemotherapy is the best broad defense against cancer recurrence after surgical resection. However, it is difficult to predict which patients will benefit from which regimen of anticancer drugs, if at all. Building on existing...

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Tumor budding identified as predictor for unfavorable outcome in lung cancer

August 31, 2010 9:32 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer) Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide, and the prognosis is generally poor, even if surgery is successful. Furthermore, the incidence of one type of lung cancer, adenocarcinoma, has been increasing in recent years.

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<i>Tech across New England: </i>Cara Therapeutics aims to rid side effects of pain relief

August 31, 2010 8:34 pm | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Mass High Tech looked at startups poised to lead the economic recovery because of their technology, management team or growth potential. Cara Therapeutics is developing a novel analgesic pain reliever that the company said does not have the same central nervous system side effects of...

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Purchase program for Melexis NV shares

August 31, 2010 8:34 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

The board of directors of Melexis Tessenderlo NV has decided on August 20, 2010 to start with the purchase of shares Melexis NV on Euronext Brussels (press release August 24, 2010).

Tiny Needles to Fight Cancer

August 31, 2010 8:33 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Researchers inject quantum dots into the skin using plastic microneedles, potentially providing a way to diagnose and treat diseases.

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<i>Tech across New England: </i>NanoViricides leads disarming of viral infections

August 31, 2010 8:33 pm | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Mass High Tech looked at startups poised to lead the economic recovery because of their technology, management team or growth potential. NanoViricides has developed a novel nanoviricide class of drug candidates designed to specifically attack life-threatening viral infections and dismantle them.

<i>Tech across New England: </i>Bar Harbor BioTechnology uses genetic tools for disease research

August 31, 2010 8:32 pm | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Mass High Tech looked at startups poised to lead the economic recovery because of their technology, management team or growth potential. Bar Harbor BioTechnology manufactures tests that allow genetic researchers to measure and compare gene expression levels across time and populations.

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HCP, Sunrise reach $50M deal to end 27 contracts

August 31, 2010 2:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

HCP Inc. on Tuesday said it reached a $50 million deal to terminate the contracts on 27 of its senior housing communities managed by Sunrise Senior Living Inc.HCP said it will enter into new arrangements for the 27 communities that will reflect improved operating margins. The changes will take...

Drug trial results refine treatment during angioplasty operations

August 31, 2010 2:36 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(McMaster University) A landmark international study, coordinated by McMaster University, has found that lower doses of a blood thinner called unfractionated heparin (UFH) during angioplasty did not reduce bleeding or vascular complications compared to standard dose UFH in patients...

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Success stops drug trial

August 31, 2010 2:36 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(McMaster University) The data monitoring committee of the AVERROES study, seeing overwhelming evidence of the success of apixaban in the prevention of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation who are unsuitable for the conventional treatment of warfarin, has recommended early...

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Health advice from pharmacists saves hundreds of millions of euros

August 31, 2010 2:36 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP)) Hundreds of millions of euros are being saved each year for national health care systems by patients consulting community pharmacists rather than going straight to their doctors, says a survey to be presented at the annual conference...

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Masdar PV provides modules for BIPV (Building-integrated photovoltaics) façade

August 31, 2010 2:36 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Gehrlicher and Masdar PV have launched a pilot project for a PV façade installation Masdar PV, a manufacturer of extra-large thin-film PV modules, has now supplied PV modules for installation on a building façade for the first time.

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