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Promising HIV prevention microbicide tenofovir gel being tested for safety of rectal use

October 12, 2010 9:31 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Microbicide Trials Network) Tenofovir gel, a vaginal microbicide that has shown promise for preventing HIV through vaginal sex, is being tested in a new trial looking at its safety and acceptability when used rectally. The results of the study, being led by the US National...

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Alchimer & Nagase sign exclusive agreement on 3D TSV plating chemistries

October 12, 2010 9:31 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Exclusive contract also includes demo facility to open in early 2011

3S in-house developed MEMS microphone to enter mass production in July 2011

October 12, 2010 9:31 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

According to Digitimes information, Solid State System (3S), a Taiwan-based NAND flash controller design house, expects its in-house developed single-chip MEMS microphone to enter mass production in July 2011.

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Mass. gubernatorial candidates debate bio issues

October 12, 2010 8:31 pm | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Three Massachusetts gubernatorial candidates - Charlie Baker, Tim Cahill and Gov. Deval Patrick - took on the issue of how to promote the biotechnology industry in a forum sponsored by MassBio last week.

Metabolic Status Before Pregnancy Predicts Subsequent Gestational Diabetes

October 12, 2010 4:32 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 12 /- Cardio-metabolic risk factors such as high blood sugar and insulin, and low high density lipoprotein cholesterol that are present before pregnancy, predict whether a woman will develop diabetes during a future pregnancy, according to a Kaiser Permanente study...

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ALC to buy 9 senior housing properties for $27.5M(2)

October 12, 2010 3:46 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Assisted Living Concepts Inc. said Tuesday it has agreed to buy nine senior housing properties from HCP Inc. for about $27.5 million.Two of the properties are in New Jersey and the rest are in Texas. They have a combined 365 units and are 60 percent occupied.The properties are leased and...

ALC to buy 9 senior housing properties for $27.5M

October 12, 2010 3:46 pm | News | Comments

Assisted Living Concepts Inc. said Tuesday it has agreed to buy nine senior housing properties from HCP Inc. for about $27.5 million.Two of the properties are in New Jersey and the rest are in Texas. They have a combined 365 units and are 60 percent occupied.The properties are leased and...

The Big Job: Episode 4- "The Finalists"

October 12, 2010 2:31 pm | by ttithebigjob | Videos | Comments

The search for TTI's new corporate icon is almost complete, but now we need your help deciding who will be TTI's new corporate icon. Learn more about each finalist on Facebook and then - CAST YOUR VOTE! http://www.ttiinc.com/thebigjob

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AACR to Honor Leading Researchers at Breast Cancer Symposium

October 12, 2010 1:31 pm | by AACR | News | Comments

PHILADELPHIA —The 33rd Annual CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium will honor two leading breast cancer researchers during its meeting, which will be held Dec. 8-12 in the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas. Klaus Pantel, M.D., Ph.D., is the recipient of the...

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Mayo Clinic researcher inducted into the Institute of Medicine

October 12, 2010 12:32 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Mayo Clinic) Mayo Clinic radiologist and researcher Richard Ehman, M.D., has been named by the National Academy of Sciences to the Institute of Medicine. Selection to the Institute is one of the highest honors in medicine in the United States.

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Traditional health practices popular among older people who choose not to have flu vaccine

October 12, 2010 11:34 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) Eating steamed pears and being rubbed with a coin are just some of more unusual indigenous health practices used by older people worldwide to ward off, or treat, influenza. Nurse researchers studied nine countries with different health care systems: the UK,...

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Factors Beyond Crowding Affect Molecular Motion in Cells

October 12, 2010 11:33 am | by Georgia Tech Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Using large-scale computer simulations, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have identified the most important factors affecting how molecules move through the crowded environment inside living cells.

Elsevier announces publishing of the Journal of Molecular Diagnostics

October 12, 2010 11:32 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Elsevier) Elsevier, a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce that as of January 2011 Elsevier will publish the Journal of Molecular Diagnostics (JMD) in partnership with the Association for Molecular...

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Capturing all your money matters. Here’s how

October 12, 2010 11:32 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

In my last report (Capturing all your money matters. Here’s why) I explained why it matters to capture as much revenue as possible. Let’s recap some of the major reasons for doing this.

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New Institute Paves Way for Rapid Cancer Drug Development

October 12, 2010 11:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

GREENVILLE, S.C., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center (GHS) unveiled details of its new Institute for Translational Oncology Research, a visionary cancer initiative that will help pave the way for new breakthroughs in rapid drug...

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