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Kionix expands motion sensing product portfolio with first gyros for consumer applications and trio of new accelerometers

November 8, 2010 1:40 pm | by I-Micronews | Comments

One year after ROHM acquisition, company extends reach in MEMS inertial sensors.

Accuray Announces Results for First Quarter of Fiscal 2011

November 8, 2010 1:38 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 8, 2010 /- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, announced today financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2011, ended September 30, 2010. For the first quarter of fiscal 2011, Accuray reported total...

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Hologic Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2010 Operating Results

November 8, 2010 1:38 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BEDFORD, Mass., Nov. 8, 2010 /- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (Nasdaq: HOLX ), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostics products, medical imaging systems and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women, today announced its...

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Prevention 2010: Interview with Curtis C. Harris, M.D

November 8, 2010 1:38 pm | by AACR | Comments

Dr. Harris discusses the topic of his distinguished lecture, inflammation and cancer and the role of infection and chronic inflammation in cancer development.

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2010 Prevention: Chemoprevention Teleconference Recording

November 8, 2010 1:38 pm | by AACR | Comments

Moderated by Scott Lippman, M.D., editor-in-chief of Cancer Prevention Research and professor and chair in the department of thoracic head and neck medical oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

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Duncan Cancer Center researchers bring in more than $8 million in fourth round of state cancer funding

November 8, 2010 1:37 pm | by Baylor College of Medicine | Comments

Researchers from the NCI-designated Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine have been awarded 11 new research projects totaling more than $8 million in the fourth round of recently awarded Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas grants. In this round, the...

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Soy Isoflavones May Modify Risk of Breast Cancer

November 8, 2010 1:34 pm | by AACR | Comments

PHILADELPHIA — Increased phytoestrogens commonly found in dietary soy may modify the risk of some types of breast cancer, according to findings presented at the Ninth Annual AACR Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research Conference, held Nov. 7-10, 2010.

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Obesity Not Linked to Breast Cancer in Mexican-American Women

November 8, 2010 1:34 pm | by AACR | Comments

PHILADELPHIA — Obesity was not associated with breast cancer risk in Mexican-American women, even when measured at numerous ages throughout a woman’s lifetime, according to data presented at the Ninth Annual AACR Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research Conference, held here Nov. 7-10, 2010.

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Smoking Increased Risk of Death in Women With Breast Cancer

November 8, 2010 1:33 pm | by AACR | Comments

PHILADELPHIA — Being a current smoker or having a history of smoking significantly increased the risk of breast cancer progression and overall death among a group of multiethnic women with breast cancer, according to the results of a large prospective cohort study.

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Could Lung Cancer in Smokers vs. “Never-smokers” be Different Diseases?

November 8, 2010 11:34 am | by AACR | Comments

PHILADELPHIA — Lung tumors in those who smoke and those who never smoked have different DNA alterations in the tumor genomes, according to results of a pilot study presented at the Ninth Annual AACR Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research Conference, held Nov. 7-10, 2010, in Philadelphia.

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Prevention 2010: Interview with Mary E. Reid, Ph.D.

November 8, 2010 10:33 am | by AACR | Comments

In this podcast, Dr. Reid discusses fluorescent screening for lung and head and neck cancers, ongoing cancer clinical trials in lung cancer prevention, and her involvement in an international registry of premalignant lesions of the lung.

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Community Health Systems signs credit extension

November 8, 2010 8:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Hospital operator Community Health Systems Inc. said Monday that its CHS/Community Health Systems Inc. subsidiary signed a deal to extend by two and a half years the maturity of $1.5 billion in credit.The new maturity date is now Jan. 25, 2017.The company said the maturity date of the rest of...

Hebrew University-developed method for control of malaria applied in Africa

November 8, 2010 8:39 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) Research carried out in Mali, West Africa, has demonstrated that a new, safe and uncomplicated insect control method, developed at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, can bring about a serious decline in malaria-bearing mosquitoes in afflicted...

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Fat cells reach their limit and trigger changes linked to type 2 diabetes

November 8, 2010 8:38 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council) Scientists have found that the fat cells and tissues of morbidly obese people and animals can reach a limit in their ability to store fat appropriately. Beyond this limit several biological processes conspire to prevent...

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Were our tetrapod ancestors deaf?

November 8, 2010 8:38 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Southern Denmark) A research group led by Jakob Christensen-Dalsgaard, University of Southern Denmark, have shown that the closest living relatives of the tetrapods, the lungfish, are insensitive to sound pressure, but sensitive to vibrations. The discovery was...

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