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Fatigue and excessive daytime sleepiness should be assessed separately in Parkinson's

December 1, 2010 9:42 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) Nearly three-quarters of patients with Parkinson's disease experience fatigue or excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS). Both have a marked impact on patients' motor functions, everyday activities and quality of life. Researchers who studied 88 outpatients with...

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Flir camera detects gas leaks

December 1, 2010 9:41 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

BP Chemicals is using Flir Advanced Thermal Solutions? GasFindIR cameras to visualize and document gas leaks, said Flir.

CISSOID introduces MARS - a high temperature 30V small-signal P-channel MOSFET transistor

December 1, 2010 9:40 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

CISSOID, the leader in high temperature semiconductor solutions, introduced a new product in their PLANET family of high temperature transistors and switches.

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STMicroelectronics takes pressure sensors to new heights

December 1, 2010 9:40 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

New tiny silicon pressure sensor uses innovative MEMS technology to provide extremely accurate pressure measurements.

Tufts names geneticist and Oxford leader Monaco as president

December 1, 2010 9:39 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Tufts University has appointed University of Oxford Pro-Vice-Chancellor and noted neuroscientist Anthony Monaco as its president. Monaco will take over the position from President Lawrence Bacow, who said he will leave the position he's held for a decade in 2011.

Philips RF remote product offers workflow advantages

December 1, 2010 9:36 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | Comments

Remote radiography and fluoroscopy systems traditionally have appealed more to Europeans than to practitioners in the U.S. But Philips is betting the time-and design of its new Juno DRF-are right to make a change in old habits. The Juno DRF remote-controlled flat-detector system, recently...

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Synovis 4Q profit falls, but meets expectations

December 1, 2010 8:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Synovis Life Technologies Inc. said Wednesday its fiscal fourth-quarter profit fell 61 percent on a lack of one-time financial gains, but the results met Wall Street expectations.The company earned $1.5 million, or 13 cents per share, down from $3.8 million, or 33 cents per share, during the...

TomoTherapy Sponsors American Cancer Society's Fall 2010 Matching Grant Challenge

December 1, 2010 8:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

http://www.tomotherapy.com () —TomoTherapy Incorporated (http://www.tomotherapy.com/) (NASDAQ: TOMO), maker of advanced radiation therapy solutions for the treatment of cancer and other diseases, today announced that it is the exclusive sponsor of the American Cancer Society's...

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Surprising AIDS-treatment benefits, prevention strategy in epidemic regions of Africa

December 1, 2010 8:40 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of California - San Diego) Two teams of researchers at UC San Diego and other US and African universities and the World Bank have documented significant spillover benefits of a drug therapy to combat AIDS symptoms and a novel prevention strategy that focuses on girls in...

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Wiley partners with Kyorinsha to provide ScholarOne service to society journals in Japan

December 1, 2010 8:39 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) John Wiley & Sons Inc. announced that it has recently signed an agreement with Kyorinsha Co., Ltd. to provide support and maintenance to Wiley-Blackwell society journals in Japan that are managed in the ScholarOne Manuscripts system.

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BioScrip hires Omnicare veteran Froesel as new CFO

December 1, 2010 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Pharmacy benefits manager BioScrip Inc. said Wednesday that David Froesel Jr. will replace Stanley Rosenbaum as its chief financial officer and treasurer.The move is effective Wednesday, the company said. BioScrip said Rosenbaum will leave the company before the end of the year, but did not...

Annual breast cancer screening beginning at age 40 reduces mastectomy risk

December 1, 2010 7:33 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Radiological Society of North America) Having a yearly mammogram greatly reduces the risk of mastectomy following breast cancer in women between the ages of 40 and 50, according to a new study.

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Former Millipore CEO Madaus joins Quanterix

December 1, 2010 7:33 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Cambridge diagnostics company Quanterix Corp. today named former Millipore Corp. president and CEO Martin D. Madaus as executive chairman of the board. Madaus oversaw the $7 billion acquisition of Millipore Corp. by Merck KGaA earlier this year.

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Practice-changing Cancer Research Presented at 33rd Annual CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

December 1, 2010 7:33 am | by AACR | Comments

SAN ANTONIO - More than 9,000 people from more than 90 countries will gather Dec. 8-12, 2010, at the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas, for the 33rd Annual CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

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IBM and American Well Team to Enhance Security for Online Health Data

December 1, 2010 6:36 am | by IBM | Comments

IBM and American Well Inc. today announced an expanded partnership to further embed security into American Well's Online Care system in an effort to further safeguard patient information that is collected and exchanged as part of live Online Care consultations with healthcare providers....

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