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Life cycle of adult hippocampal newborn neuron uncovered

October 8, 2010 8:32 am | by Baylor College of Medicine | Comments

Unlocking the mystery of neurological disorders starts with understanding how neurons are generated and maintained. Recently, researchers at the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine discovered that the life cycle of...

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Empowerment fair offers opportunities for women with disabilities

October 8, 2010 8:32 am | by Baylor College of Medicine | Comments

Baylor College of Medicine's Center for Research on Women with Disabilities and the Houston Center for Independent Living will host the first annual Women with Disabilities Empowerment Fair on Saturday, Oct. 30, at 2 p.m. at the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center, 1475 West Gray Street....

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Varian Medical Systems Schedules Fourth Quarter FY2010 News Release and Conference Call

October 8, 2010 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 8 /- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR ) announced today that it will report results for fourth quarter of fiscal year 2010 following the close of regular trading on Thursday, October 28, 2010.  The news release will be followed by a teleconference available...

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3G Wireless Technology Empowers Patients to Take Control of Their Health Through the Dulce Wireless Tijuana Project

October 8, 2010 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

TIJUANA, Mexico, Oct. 8 /- Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM ), through its Wireless Reach™ initiative, today announced the launch of the Dulce Wireless Tijuana project.  The project will empower underserved communities to improve diabetes care and prevention through the use...

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Cantel Medical Corp. to Hold Conference Call to Discuss Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2010 Results

October 8, 2010 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

LITTLE FALLS, N.J., Oct. 8 /- Cantel Medical Corp. (NYSE: CMN ) will release the results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended July 31, 2010 on Wednesday, October 13 before the market opens, and hold a conference call to discuss the results at 11:00 AM ET.  Participating in...

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Voices of UC Survey Shows Need for Patients with Ulcerative Colitis to Speak Up about Debilitating Digestive Disease

October 8, 2010 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

HORSHAM, Pa., Oct. 8 /- People living with ulcerative colitis (UC) say greater understanding is needed about the life-altering nature of this chronic inflammatory bowel disease that affects approximately 500,000 Americans.  Data released today from Voices of UC ( voicesofuc.com ), an...

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ACD Wins $3 Million Grant From National Cancer Institute to Develop Its CTCscope™ System for Detection and Molecular Analysis of Circulating Tumor Cells

October 8, 2010 6:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

HAYWARD, Calif., Oct. 8 /- Advanced Cell Diagnostics, Inc. (ACD) was awarded a three-year, $3 million grant from National Cancer Institute (NCI) under its SBIR Phase II Bridge Award. This grant will support ACD's continuing effort to develop its proprietary CTCscope™ system capable...

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Cytori Therapeutics to offer $18 million in stock

October 8, 2010 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Cytori Therapeutics Inc. said Friday it is publicly offering $18 million worth of common stock at discount, sending shares lower in premarket trading.The company is offering 4 million shares at $4.50 apiece, marking a 15.7 percent discount to its closing price of $5.34 on Thursday.Shares fell...

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Popular prostate cancer treatment associated with bone decay

October 8, 2010 5:32 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(The Endocrine Society) Using novel technology allowing "virtual bone biopsies" researchers have found that a common treatment for prostate cancer called androgen deprivation therapy is associated with structural decay of cortical and trabecular bone. The study has been accepted...

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Concentric Medical Announces Commercial Launch of Trevo™ in Europe

October 8, 2010 3:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 8 /- Concentric Medical, Inc. today announced the full European launch of Trevo™, the first device utilizing Stentriever™ technology for clot retrieval in ischemic stroke patients.  Trevo is the newest offering in a portfolio of products from...

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Interventional Spine®, Inc. Awarded the 2010 Best New Technology in Cervical Care Award

October 8, 2010 3:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 8 /- Interventional Spine®, Inc. today announced the Company's unique PERPOS® Percutaneous Cervical System has been awarded the 2010 Best New Technology in Cervical Card Award at The Orthopedics This Week® Spine Technology Awards® Gala held in...

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Kyma acquires select assets and IP rights from Fox Group

October 7, 2010 9:37 pm | by I-Micronews | Comments

Kyma Technologies Inc of Raleigh, NC, USA, which provides crystalline gallium nitride (GaN) and aluminum nitride (AlN) materials and related products and services, says that it has acquired certain assets and intellectual property rights from The Fox Group.

First pilot production line for organic LEDs to be installed in Germany

October 7, 2010 9:37 pm | by I-Micronews | Comments

Osram and its LED-affiliate Osram Opto Semiconductors are driving the technology shift on the lighting market and currently building a pilot line for organic LEDs (OLEDs) in Regensburg, Germany.

JX to transfer InP epi business to Optrans and form InP joint venture

October 7, 2010 8:31 pm | by I-Micronews | Comments

Tokyo-based JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corp says that it is to transfer the indium phosphide (InP) epitaxial wafer part of its compound semiconductor business to Optrans Corp of Kawasaki, Japan, which makes optoelectronic assemblies and components (including full-color LEDs and...

Sony launches first 400mW blue?violet laser diode for Blu-ray

October 7, 2010 8:31 pm | by I-Micronews | Comments

Sony Corp has launched the SLD3237VF blue?violet laser diode, manufactured by subsidiary Sony Shiroishi Semiconductor Inc of Miyagi-Prefecture, Japan, which targets use for recording and playing Blu-ray discs, and supports BDXL, a new standard for large-capacity Blu-ray discs, reports...

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