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Family food support inspires software success

January 17, 2011 3:35 am | News | Comments

A North East entrepreneur has secured funding to turn the software he created to help a family member's battle with an eating disorder into the UK's first and only online diet programme not aimed at dieters. Newcastle-based Paul Dayan is now working full time on preparing PlanMyFood, an...

Be a part of THE leading industrial forum for image sensors in Europe!

January 17, 2011 2:43 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Image Sensors Europe 2011 - 22-24 March, Copthorne Tara Hotel, Kensington, London, UK -

American Medical Systems Launches STEP Patient Education Program in Europe

January 17, 2011 2:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MINNETONKA, Minn., Jan. 17, 2011 /- American Medical Systems® (AMS) (Nasdaq: AMMD ), a leading provider of world-class devices and therapies for male and female pelvic health, today announced the launch of its Solutions to Educate Patients Program (STEP) in Europe. The program is...


Electromigration Being Re-Examined for New Packaging Technologies

January 16, 2011 11:43 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Recent trends of fine pitch bumps, no lead bumps and copper pillar bumps have forced a reexamination of the impact of Electromigration in such systems

Financing Demonstrates Faith in Surgical Sleep Apnea Treatment

January 16, 2011 10:36 pm | by San Diego Business Journal | News | Comments

A San Diego device maker has put to bed more than $8 million of funding to test and develop a pacemakerlike device that could help some sleep apnea sufferers get relief without relying on air masks.


Collaborative Genome Project Could Lead to Cheaper Cancer Treatments

January 16, 2011 10:33 pm | by San Diego Business Journal | News | Comments

A GT Life Sciences Inc. executive sees great potential unfolding from the work of its research partner in China, which completed for the first time the sequencing of the Chinese hamster ovary, or CHO, genome. The collaborators believe this event will provide useful information that could...


LCD Projector Used to Control Brains & Muscles of Tiny Organisms

January 16, 2011 4:40 pm | by Georgia Tech Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Researchers are using LCD projectors to control the brains & muscles of tiny organisms, including freely moving worms. This technology advances the field of optogenetics, which has given researchers unparalleled control over brain circuits in lab animals.


Groundbreaking Study Showed Bayer's Advantage Multi® for Dogs (imidacloprid + moxidectin) Topical Solution was the only Heartworm Preventive Tested That Demonstrated 100 Perc...

January 16, 2011 7:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SHAWNEE, Kan. Jan. 16, 2011 /- In a new comparative study evaluating the efficacy of four leading heartworm preventives, only Bayer's Advantage Multi® for Dogs (imidacloprid + moxidectin) Topical Solution was 100 percent effective after a single treatment against the MP3 strain of...


'A stark warning:' Smoking causes genetic damage within minutes after inhaling

January 15, 2011 5:36 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Chemical Society) In research described as "a stark warning" to those tempted to start smoking, scientists are reporting that cigarette smoke begins to cause genetic damage within minutes -- not years -- after inhalation into the lungs. Their report, the first human study to...


Futures in Biotech 74: Cancer and Aging: Rival Demons with Dr. Judith Campisi

January 15, 2011 10:40 am | Podcasts | Comments

Hosts: Marc Pelletier and Simon Melov Seeking to better understand how cellular senescence contributes to the pathophysiology of aging. Guest: Dr. Judith Campisi, Ph.D., professor at the Buck Institute. We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes. Comments and suggestions on...

Columbia University uses technological innovation to study bone structure

January 15, 2011 10:40 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Columbia University Medical Center) A team of researchers at Columbia Engineering and Columbia University Medical Center announced today the results of the first study comparing bone structure in Chinese-American women to Caucasian women. The report, just presented at the...


ISS Europe 2011 - Connect to the European Semiconductor Community through SEMI

January 14, 2011 10:37 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Save the date for ISS Europe 2011 from February 27 to March 1 in Grenoble, France.

Site Investigator & #8217;s Failure Leads to Sponsor Warning(2)

January 14, 2011 2:45 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Orthocon has received a warning letter because a principal investigator in a 2007 clinical trial of its Orthostat-L hemostatic bone putty failed to adhere to the selection criteria for subjects.

Genetic Risk Factors Identified for Coronary Artery Disease and Heart Attack

January 14, 2011 2:41 pm | by University Of Pennsylvania | News | Comments

A new study from researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine shows that certain genetic profiles increase risk of coronary artery disease (CAD) while others uniquely increase risk of heart attacks in those with CAD. The findings, published online first today and in an...


50-Year-Old Company Rethinks Future Following First Warning(2)

January 14, 2011 2:34 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

A warning letter, and the increasing regulation it represents, may be the end of the line for a family-owned device distributor in California.



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