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The 100th patient is treated at the UK's first CyberKnife™ Centre

September 28, 2010 3:34 am | by RealWire | News | Comments

NHS patient suffering from prostate cancer receives 100th treatment at Harley Street CyberKnife Centre A man from Greater London has become the 100th person to be treated at the UK's first CyberKnife Centre at the renowned Harley Street Clinic in London. The man, who has been suffering...

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Ore Pharmaceutical drops SEC report filing

September 28, 2010 2:33 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

In an effort to cut costs, Ore Pharmaceutical Holdings Inc. has filed to terminate its common stock registration and free the Cambridge pharmaceuticals asset management company from obligations to file reports with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Power MOSFETs pack dual chips in small package

September 28, 2010 2:33 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Renesas Electronics Corp. presents the RJK0222DNS and RJK0223DNS, two power semiconductor devices with ultra-compact packages for use in DC/DC converters that provide power to the CPU, memory, and other circuit blocks of products such as servers and notebook PCs.

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FluimediX closes financing round

September 28, 2010 2:33 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Funding Supports Continued Development of the NanoCycler? Platform to Include a Warfarin? Diagnostic Test

Purchase program Melexis NV shares

September 28, 2010 2:33 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Intermediate declaration by the Board of Directors.

Researchers use CT to predict heart disease

September 27, 2010 11:31 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Radiological Society of North America) Using incidental findings from routine diagnostic CT, radiologists may be better able to identify people at high risk for cardiovascular disease, according to a new study.

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Mapping the Brain on a Massive Scale

September 27, 2010 9:31 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Scanning 1,200 brains could help researchers chart the organ's fine structure and better understand neurological disorders.

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BMC physicians to lead international research collaboration to curb infectious diseases

September 27, 2010 1:33 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Boston University Medical Center) Boston Medical Center has been chosen to lead an investigation aimed at developing novel approaches to prevent tuberculosis.

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Valeant and Biovail Announce Results of Special Meetings of Shareholders

September 27, 2010 1:32 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. and TORONTO, Sept. 27 /- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (NYSE: VRX ) and Biovail Corporation (NYSE/TSX: BVF) announced that at today's Special Meetings, each of which had a quorum of shareholders, shareholders of both companies have voted overwhelmingly in...

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Rapid test to save Indian vultures from extinction

September 27, 2010 12:33 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Technische Universitaet Muenchen) Vulture population declined at a catastrophic rate on the Indian subcontinent over the past 15 years. In 2004 scientists identified the cause: the drug Diclofenac. Meanwhile the use of this anti-inflammatory agent in veterinary medicine has been...

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Treatment continues after children are cured of cancer

September 27, 2010 12:32 pm | by Baylor College of Medicine | News | Comments

Doctors at Baylor College of Medicine are leading the way in treating and researching childhood cancer at the Texas Children's Cancer Center but the center has also become nationally known for its work in an increasingly important area of pediatric cancer – survivorship issues. "At...

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Ultrasound device stimulates brain from 'outside in'

September 27, 2010 12:32 pm | by Arizona State University | News | Comments

ASU scientist William Tyler and his team's research with "transcranial pulsed ultrasound," which stimulates brain circuits "from the outside in," has captured the attention of the Pentagon and Wired magazine.read more

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Daycare puts children with lung disease at risk for serious illness

September 27, 2010 12:31 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions) Exposure to common viruses in daycare puts children with a chronic lung condition caused by premature birth at risk for serious respiratory infections, according to a study from Johns Hopkins Children's Center published in the October issue of Pediatrics.

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Unique gastroenterology procedure developed in adults shows promise in pediatrics

September 27, 2010 12:31 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Nationwide Children's Hospital) The use of device-assisted enteroscopy, a technique that allows complete examination of the small bowel, may be just as successful pediatrics as it has been in adult medicine, according to a study from Nationwide Children's Hospital.

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Amira Pharmaceuticals Announces IND Submission for Novel LPA1 Antagonist, AM152, for Potential Use in Fibrotic Diseases

September 27, 2010 12:31 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 27 /- Amira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that it has submitted an Investigational New Drug (IND) application to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for AM152, a novel LPA1 antagonist.  If accepted, the IND will enable Amira to begin Phase 1 safety...

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