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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Doctors and Scientists Team up to Fight Childhood Cancer

September 1, 2010 4:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Survival rates overall for childhood cancer are almost 80 percent—a marked advance against a disease that was curable in only a small fraction of children 50 years ago. However, despite progress, pediatric cancer remains the leading...

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Covidien Announces Investor Meeting Agenda

September 1, 2010 3:32 am | by Covidien | News | Comments

DUBLIN, Sep 01, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, today announced the agenda for its investor meeting on Wednesday, September 15, 2010. The event will be held at The Plaza Hotel, Fifth Avenue at Central Park South, New York, NY....

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September 2010 Digital Edition

September 1, 2010 12:00 am | Digital Editions | Comments

Inside: Read about low-volume layered manufacturing in “Parts Without Limits,” from Quickparts. Shared are professionals’ opinions on implantables and medical devices related to the military. Additionally, read about implantable cardiac devices, avoiding molding mishaps, disposables, and packaging and interconnects. Check out the selection of products, as well as the offerings for engineers in Design notes.

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JDSU expands into solar and gaming markets

August 31, 2010 10:33 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

The diversified optical technologies company is expanding production of components used in new "gesture recognition" games consoles.

SCHOTT Solar and Solland Solar sign partnership agreement

August 31, 2010 10:33 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

SCHOTT Solar and Solland Solar signed a partnership agreement that comprises technology license agreements, joint R&D efforts and joint production for back-contacted solar modules.

New device packs power to analyze genes, proteins at patients' bedside

August 31, 2010 10:32 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

University of Florida researchers have helped to develop a device that quickly identifies genes and proteins in body fluids, a technique that could make a vital difference to the trauma patients doctors treat.

<i>Tech across New England: </i>Stromatec devices made to treat connective tissue problems

August 31, 2010 10:32 pm | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Mass High Tech looked at startups poised to lead the economic recovery because of their technology, management team or growth potential. Stromatec specializes in medical devices that could help reduce health care costs by preventing unnecessary MRIs and even unnecessary surgery, by...

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<i>Tech across New England: </i>EpiVax poised to lead vaccine developments

August 31, 2010 9:33 pm | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Mass High Tech looked at startups poised to lead the economic recovery because of their technology, management team or growth potential. EpiVax applies its tools to screening proteins for unwanted immune responses and using these tools to design and deimmunize protein therapeutics and vaccines.

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Lung cancer survival rates improved through use of individualized chemotherapy

August 31, 2010 9:32 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer) Chemotherapy is the best broad defense against cancer recurrence after surgical resection. However, it is difficult to predict which patients will benefit from which regimen of anticancer drugs, if at all. Building on existing...

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Tumor budding identified as predictor for unfavorable outcome in lung cancer

August 31, 2010 9:32 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer) Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide, and the prognosis is generally poor, even if surgery is successful. Furthermore, the incidence of one type of lung cancer, adenocarcinoma, has been increasing in recent years.

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<i>Tech across New England: </i>Cara Therapeutics aims to rid side effects of pain relief

August 31, 2010 8:34 pm | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Mass High Tech looked at startups poised to lead the economic recovery because of their technology, management team or growth potential. Cara Therapeutics is developing a novel analgesic pain reliever that the company said does not have the same central nervous system side effects of...

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Purchase program for Melexis NV shares

August 31, 2010 8:34 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

The board of directors of Melexis Tessenderlo NV has decided on August 20, 2010 to start with the purchase of shares Melexis NV on Euronext Brussels (press release August 24, 2010).

Tiny Needles to Fight Cancer

August 31, 2010 8:33 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Researchers inject quantum dots into the skin using plastic microneedles, potentially providing a way to diagnose and treat diseases.

<i>Tech across New England: </i>NanoViricides leads disarming of viral infections

August 31, 2010 8:33 pm | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Mass High Tech looked at startups poised to lead the economic recovery because of their technology, management team or growth potential. NanoViricides has developed a novel nanoviricide class of drug candidates designed to specifically attack life-threatening viral infections and dismantle them.

<i>Tech across New England: </i>Bar Harbor BioTechnology uses genetic tools for disease research

August 31, 2010 8:32 pm | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Mass High Tech looked at startups poised to lead the economic recovery because of their technology, management team or growth potential. Bar Harbor BioTechnology manufactures tests that allow genetic researchers to measure and compare gene expression levels across time and populations.

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