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Sexual orientation affects cancer survivorship

May 8, 2011 8:41 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) Gay men have a higher prevalence of cancer compared with heterosexual men, and lesbian and bisexual female cancer survivors report lower levels of health than heterosexual female cancer survivors. Those are the conclusions of a new study published early online in Cancer,...

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Prevalence of autism in South Korea estimated at 1 in 38 children

May 8, 2011 8:39 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Yale University) Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in South Korea affect an estimated 2.64 percent of the population of school-age children, equivalent to 1 in 38 children, according to the first comprehensive study of autism prevalence using a total population sample. The study --...

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Strides in identifying and improving screening practices and treatment for liver diseases

May 8, 2011 10:59 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Digestive Disease Week) Research being presented at Digestive Disease Week shows that screening individuals for hepatitis C based on age instead of conventional risk factors may help increase detection rates as well as prevent liver disease. Additionally, the rate of vaccination...

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Dietary research offers new explanations and treatments approaches for gastrointestinal disorders

May 8, 2011 8:53 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Digestive Disease Week) Research being presented at Digestive Disease Week (DDW) offers further evidence that diet affects gastrointestinal illnesses, such as gallstones and celiac disease, and that some patients who think their digestive problems are caused by lactose intolerance...

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Season of birth and celiac disease in Massachusetts children

May 8, 2011 5:45 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Digestive Disease Week) Celiac disease is more common among Massachusetts children born in the spring or summer, and this higher incidence could be related to the intersection of key seasonal and environmental factors, according to researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital for Children.

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Socioeconomic status influences celiac disease diagnosis

May 8, 2011 5:44 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Digestive Disease Week) Income is a pivotal factor in whether a patient without common symptoms of celiac disease is accurately diagnosed with the digestive condition, according to a new study from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Mass.

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Objet to Showcase Exceptionally Detailed and Accurate Dental Models at LMT LAB DAY West

May 7, 2011 5:47 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BILLERICA, Mass., May 7, 2011 /- Objet Geometries Ltd. , the innovation leader in 3D printing for rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing, will demonstrate the benefits of adding 3D printing to the workflow, at LMT LAB DAY West. Exhibiting at Booth B6, B-7, Objet will present printed...

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Intravenous (IV) Administration of Cempra Pharmaceutical's Solithromycin (CEM-101) Demonstrates Excellent Systemic Tolerability in a Phase 1 Clinical Trial

May 7, 2011 3:55 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 7, 2011 /- Cempra Pharmaceuticals, a developer of differentiated antibiotics, today announced an oral presentation showing that intravenous (IV) solithromycin demonstrates excellent tolerability and a favorable pharmacokinetic (PK) profile at IV doses up to 800 mg....

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American Regent Resumes Shipment of Injectable Products

May 6, 2011 1:42 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SHIRLEY, N.Y., May 6, 2011 /- American Regent announced today that it had resumed the shipment of its multisource injectable products on May 5, 2011.  Release of products is being prioritized and American Regent is working closely with the FDA Drug Shortage Staff to ensure that...

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Bionovo to Announce First Quarter Financial Results on Wednesday, May 11, 2011

May 6, 2011 1:42 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 6, 2011 /- Bionovo, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNVI ) announced today that it will release financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2011 on Wednesday, May 11, 2011. The Company will conduct a conference call and webcast to review the financial results on...

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Kendle Announces Postponement of 2011 Annual Meeting

May 6, 2011 1:41 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

CINCINNATI, May 6, 2011 /- Kendle (Nasdaq: KNDL ), a leading, global full-service clinical research organization, today announced the Company is postponing its Annual Meeting of Shareholders due to its merger agreement with INC Research, LLC.  The annual meeting had been scheduled...

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Hotspur Technologiesâ?? IQCath Catheter Receives CE Mark

May 6, 2011 11:44 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 6, 2011 /- Hotspur Technologies, Inc. announced today that it has received CE Mark approval for the IQCath Balloon Dilatation Catheter, allowing the company to introduce the novel technology to markets outside of the United States.  The IQCath catheter...

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Acton Pharma names Newman, Phair as new execs

May 6, 2011 11:38 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Acton Pharmaceuticals Inc., a respiratory therapeutics firm in Marlborough, has appointed two new executives in naming Kenneth Newman as executive vice president, chief medical officer, and Thomas Phair as senior vice president, chief financial officer.

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Consumer Information on: St. Jude Medical & #xae; Trifecta? Valve - P100029

May 6, 2011 10:56 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

The Trifecta valve is a three-leaflet stented pericardial valve designed for supra-annular placement in the aortic position.

Consumer Information on: NovoTTF-100A System - P100034

May 6, 2011 10:53 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

The NovoTTF-100A System treats recurrent glioblastoma multiforme (GBM).

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