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Overweight women undertaking ART twice as likely to miscarry as their slimmer counterparts

June 28, 2010 8:34 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology) Being overweight leads to a greater risk of miscarriage for patients undergoing assisted reproductive technology, the 26th annual conference of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology heard today. Dr. Vivian...

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Screening for transmissible disease in ART patients not necessary at each donation

June 28, 2010 8:34 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology) European legislation that requires all couples undergoing assisted reproduction treatment to be screened for HIV and hepatitis at the time of every sperm or egg donation is unnecessary, expensive, and potentially distressing...

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Forma Therapeutics, Emerald BioStructures partner over drug development

June 28, 2010 8:33 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Cambridge small-molecule therapeutics developer Forma Therapeutics Inc. has partnered with Emerald BioStructures for the structure-based development of potential cancer drug targets.

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Memories are made of this

June 28, 2010 7:35 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Leicester) A new Wellcome Trust-funded study led by University of Leicester uncovers the key to how we learn and remember.

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Tianyin Promotes its Flagship Product Portfolio at the 45th 2010 National New Special Drugs Trade Fair in July at Beijing

June 28, 2010 7:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CHENGDU, China , June 28 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical (NYSE Amex: TPI ), a biopharmaceutical company that specializes in patented biopharmaceutical, modernized traditional Chinese medicine and branded generics will exhibit and promote its flagship product...

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Encoder Ready DC Motors Have Planetary Gearboxes

June 28, 2010 7:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

Nidec Copal announces a new RoHS compatible DC motor with planetary gearbox (HG16 series). The 0.63-in. OD (16-mm) DC motor has two axial lengths of 1.42 in. (36 mm) and 1.57 in. (40 mm)...

Green 532 nm Optically Pumped Semiconductor Lasers for Bioinstrumentation

June 28, 2010 7:13 am | Coherent Semiconductor Group | Product Releases | Comments

Coherent Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) (Nasdaq: COHR) has expanded its Sapphire family of compact CW visible lasers with 532 nm (green) lasers based on the company’s unique OPSL technology.

NEMA Right Angle Worm Gearboxes Have Hollow Output Shafts

June 28, 2010 6:53 am | Groschopp, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The NEMA Right Angle Worm Gearboxes with hollow output shafts allow options for right, left, or dual shaft configurations. 

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Machining Center Has Linear Scales and Approx. Five Micron Position Accuracy

June 28, 2010 6:40 am | Datron Dynamics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Datron Dynamics Inc. has announced the release of the M10 Pro, the next generation in their line of German-engineered high speed machining centers that includes significant advancements in their machining technology.

International study identifies 12 new genetic risk factors for type 2 diabetes

June 28, 2010 6:38 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Helmholtz Zentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health) An international consortium including Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen and the German Diabetes Center, Duesseldorf, has identified 12 new gene variants which impact the individual's risk of developing type 2...

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Partners CIO Glaser heads to Siemens

June 28, 2010 6:38 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Siemens Healthcare has hired away Partners Healthcare CIO John Glaser to head up its global healthcare IT business. The job change ends Glaser's tenure as CIO at Partners, which had lasted 15 years.

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Upsher-Smith Laboratories Adds ITI-111 (Nasal Midazolam) to CNS Development Pipeline

June 28, 2010 6:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. , June 28 /- Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. today announced an agreement with Ikano Therapeutics, Inc. to obtain exclusive global rights to ITI-111, Ikano's nasal midazolam.  Under terms of the agreement, Upsher-Smith will assume all further development, testing...

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New Data Demonstrates Victoza® (liraglutide rDNA injection) Provided Superior and Sustained Blood Sugar Control and Weight Reduction Compared to Januvia® (sitagliptin) at On...

June 28, 2010 6:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ORLANDO, Fla. , June 28 /- Poster 16LB -- Late-breaking Novo Nordisk (NVO) extension data presented today at the 70th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) showed that once-daily Victoza ® in combination with metformin produced sustained and...

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New Data Shows Investigational Triple Antihypertensive Combination Therapy Significantly Lowers Blood Pressure in Hard-to-Treat Patients with Hypertension and Diabetes

June 28, 2010 6:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PARSIPPANY, N.J. , June 28 /- Preliminary results of a pre-specified subgroup study analysis of patients with diabetes and hypertension demonstrated that the investigational triple combination therapy of olmesartan medoxomil / amlodipine / hydrochlorothiazide (40/10/25 mg) resulted in a...

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International child-health experts to converge on London for Excellence in Pediatrics

June 28, 2010 6:34 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) Excellence in Pediatrics will provide an up-to-date and authoritative overview of pediatrics and child health through a variety of innovative sessions, designed for general and specialist health professionals. It will focus on four thematic streams: infectious...

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