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Derdack wins a top mobile messaging honour at the Global Messaging Awards

June 29, 2010 2:36 am | by RealWire | News | Comments

Enterprise notification software awarded third prestigious industry award in 2010Potsdam, Germany, 29th June 2010: Derdack (www.derdack.com), provider of enterprise notification software and mobile messaging platforms today announced it had won a major industry award at the 7th Global...

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Use of less invasive, imaging-guided biopsies on the rise

June 29, 2010 2:34 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Radiological Society of North America) Advanced imaging technologies have helped shift biopsy techniques away from more invasive approaches toward imaging-guided percutaneous -- or through the skin -- techniques, according to a new study.

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Surgical repair of knee injuries does not decrease risk of osteoarthritis

June 29, 2010 2:34 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Radiological Society of North America) Arthroscopic surgical repair of torn anterior cruciate ligaments or meniscal cartilage injuries in the knee does not decrease the chances of developing osteoarthritis, according to a new study.

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Cheap, simple, noninvasive blood test may replace invasive diagnostic techniques in early pregnancy

June 29, 2010 2:34 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology) Researchers in the Netherlands believe they are on the verge of developing a simple, prenatal blood test that would be able to detect accurately chromosomal abnormalities in the developing fetus. At present, the only reliable...

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China Medical Technologies Announces the Recent Publication of a Study on its SPR Analyzer and HPV DNA Chip in Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics and the Creation of a Medical P...

June 29, 2010 2:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BEIJING , June 29 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Medical Technologies, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: CMED ), a leading China -based advanced in-vitro diagnostic ("IVD") company, today announced the recent publication of a large sample study on the Company's SPR analyzer and related...

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Underwater sponges and worms may hold key to cure for malaria

June 28, 2010 3:37 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Central Florida) University of Central Florida scientist Debopam Chakrabarti is analyzing more than 2,500 samples from marine organisms collected off deep sea near Florida's coast. Some of them could hold the key to developing drugs to fight malaria, a mosquito-borne...

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Study Reveals Role of Competition in Disturbed Ecosystems

June 28, 2010 3:37 pm | by Georgia Tech Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A new study is believed to be the first to show experimentally that competition could be a factor in regulating ecological communities regardless of the intensity or frequency of disturbance.

Tarix Pharma stem cell transplant drug wins orphan drug status

June 28, 2010 3:36 pm | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Virtual biotechnology firm Tarix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. has won orphan drug designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for TXA127, its drug target used in the engraftment of stem cell transplant patients.

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Aerobic exercise may help Parkinson's victims

June 28, 2010 3:35 pm | by Arizona State University | News | Comments

ASU researchers are testing ideas for exercise regimens that promise to help people lessen some symptoms of Parkinson's disease.read more

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Halozyme says enzyme boosts insulin absorption

June 28, 2010 2:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Halozyme Therapeutics Inc. said Monday a study showed that that addition of rHuPH20 recombinant human hyaluronidase to three different mealtime insulin analogs accelerated their absorption.The acceleration of the insulin boosted its effectiveness during the first hour after injection.The study...

FDA OKs American Medical's incontinence treatment

June 28, 2010 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical device maker American Medical Systems Holdings Inc. said Monday the Food and Drug Administration has cleared the company to market its treatment for female stress urinary incontinence.The company said over 33 million women worldwide are affected by SUI, a condition in which activities...

New products drive strong 2Q sales for 3M

June 28, 2010 12:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Scotch tape and Post-it Note maker 3M Co. says that new products and strong demand in emerging economies will push its second-quarter sales above Wall Street expectations.The company says it expects sales to range between $6.6 billion and $6.75 billion for the three-month period ending in June....

Humedica poised for success in health data sector

June 28, 2010 10:37 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Data that help doctors and life sciences companies improve patient care and reduce costs will be their most valuable asset in five years, according to a survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers. If so, then Boston-based Humedica, Inc. stands to be a big winner.

Recondo Technology Announces Integration Initiative for US Hospital Systems

June 28, 2010 10:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. , June 28 /- Recondo Technology, a leading provider of revenue cycle solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today the general availability of a suite of tools and services to integrate various and disparate hospital systems, applications, software...

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Mr. Jean-Pierre Garnier Concludes his Mission at the Pierre Fabre Company

June 28, 2010 10:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CASTRES, France , June 28, 2010 /- Mr Jean-Pierre Garnier will step down on September 1st 2010, two years after having been appointed CEO of the Pierre Fabre Group. "The Company is in excellent health, and is poised to experience a bright future ; I am glad to have contributed to its...

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