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Mount Sinai identifies first drug to demonstrate therapeutic effect in a type of autism

May 20, 2010 3:37 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have identified a drug that improves communication between nerve cells in a mouse model of Phelan-McDermid syndrome (PMS). Behavioral symptoms of PMS fall under the autism...

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Surgical procedure offers new option for pediatric patients with rare cancer in abdomen

May 20, 2010 3:37 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) A study by a pediatric surgical oncologist from the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital shows that an adult surgery adapted for use in young patients increased the survival of children with rare tumors in...

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Statin side-effect risk uncovered

May 20, 2010 3:37 pm | by BBC | News | Comments

GPs should be careful about prescribing cholesterol-busting drugs say researchers who found "unintended" side effects.

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Genetics of body germs revealed

May 20, 2010 3:37 pm | by BBC | News | Comments

The entire genetic sequences of 178 microbes that live on, or in, the human body have been decoded by US scientsts.

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Autism link with migrant parents

May 20, 2010 3:37 pm | by BBC | News | Comments

Migration from certain parts of the world can increase the risk of a child having autism, a study has suggested.

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Tekia Enters Into Distribution Agreement With Fritz Ruck/T-MED, Germany to Market Its Accommodative Intraocular Lens to Treat Presbyopia

May 20, 2010 2:39 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

IRVINE, Calif. , May 20 /- Tekia, Inc., an ophthalmic medical device company, announced today it has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement, for Germany , with Fritz Ruck /T-MED of Baesweiler, Germany to market its Tek-Clear Accommodative Intraocular Lens used in the treatment...

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LightLab's C7-XR FD-OCT Intravascular Imaging System Featured on Good Morning America

May 20, 2010 12:36 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WESTFORD, Mass. , May 20 /- LightLab Imaging, Inc. announced today that Good Morning America featured Dr. Marco Costa , a leading interventional cardiologist and Director of the Interventional Cardiovascular Center at University Hospitals, Case Western Reserve University , using the...

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eCardio Announces Addition to Senior Leadership Team

May 20, 2010 12:36 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HOUSTON , May 20 /- eCardio, one of the leading providers of arrhythmia monitoring solutions, announced today that Thomas Strachan has been added to the senior leadership team in the role of Vice President.   (Photo:   http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100520/DA08439 )...

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BCM scientists sequence microbes as part of Jumpstart for Human Microbiome Project

May 20, 2010 12:36 pm | by Baylor College of Medicine | News | Comments

A consortium of genome sequencing leaders including the Baylor College of Medicine Human Genome Sequencing Center released data on the first 178 microbial reference genomes representative of those in the human body in a report that appears in today's issue of the journal Science . Others...

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Earnings schedule for week of 05/24/2010

May 20, 2010 12:10 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Major companies tentatively scheduled to report quarterly earnings next week:Monday:CAMDEN, N.J. — Campbell Soup releases financial results.TuesdayMEMPHIS, Tenn. — AutoZone Inc. releases financial results.MINNEAPOLIS — Medtronic Inc. releases financial results.HORSHAM, Pa. — Toll Brothers Inc....

Several changes in Jenoptik

May 20, 2010 11:37 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Jenoptik has announced several changes to its structure. First, the Laser Technology division of Jenoptik Laser, Optik Systeme GmbH and Jenoptik Laserdiode GmbH have merged to form ...

EU backs 3D laser printer project

May 20, 2010 10:38 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

The FEMTOPRINT project hopes to create an everyday 3D laser printer that can print tiny structures into glass.

IBM Supports ConvaTec in Major Business Transformation and SAP Migration Services, Completed In Record Time

May 20, 2010 9:37 am | by IBM | News | Comments

IBM today announced the successful global implementation of a major services project with ConvaTec to provide business transformation services as well a new single, global instance of SAP to support manufacturing, supply chain, order management and finance for the company's business in...

Bersin & Associates Introduces New Talent Management Framework

May 20, 2010 9:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

OAKLAND, Calif. , May 20 /- Bersin & Associates, the only research and advisory firm focused solely on enterprise learning, talent management, and talent acquisition, today announced the availability of a new report, The Talent Management Framework: A Modern Approach for Developing...

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Allen honored for research on rare childhood disease

May 20, 2010 9:36 am | by Baylor College of Medicine | News | Comments

Baylor College of Medicine pediatric oncologist Dr. Carl Allen has received two recent awards for his research on a rare disease called Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH). Allen, assistant professor of pediatrics – hematology/oncology at BCM, earned a Scholar Award from the...

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