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Cytokinetics announces fundamental research in cardiac myosin activation in the journal Science

March 17, 2011 11:39 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Cytokinetics, Inc.) This publication in the March 18, 2011, issue of the journal Science reveals, for the first time in a peer reviewed journal, the mechanism of action for omecamtiv mecarbil and the scientific rationale for directly modulating cardiac contractility as an...

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Hear Smithsonian Curator, Founding Fathers of Additive Manufacturing Expanding Use of 3D Printing at RAPID 2011

March 17, 2011 11:38 am | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | Comments

MINNEAPOLIS, March 17, 2011 — A Smithsonian curator and the CEOs of four companies who have pioneered the development of additive manufacturing, a technology that is revolutionizing how new products are created, will be featured speakers at RAPID 2011 Conference & Exposition in...

Pharmaceutics International Inc. (Pii) Announces Appointment of Rampurna Prasad Gullapalli, Ph.D. as Vice President of Drug Delivery Technologies

March 17, 2011 11:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

HUNT VALLEY, Md.,. March 17, 2011 /- Pharmaceutics International Inc. (Pii), a leading contract development and manufacturing organization, today announced the appointment of Rampurna Prasad Gullapalli as vice president of Drug Delivery Technologies.  Dr. Gullapalli is responsible...

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Research: Prostate cancer patients opt for more expensive treatment

March 17, 2011 11:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Men diagnosed with prostate cancer have been rapidly adopting new, more expensive treatment options, even without proof of their cost-effectiveness, according to research by the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Hospital Cancer Center.

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St. Jude CEO arrested in India for carrying ammo

March 17, 2011 10:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The chief executive of medical device maker St. Jude Medical Inc. was arrested Wednesday in New Delhi after airport police found a single ammunition shell in his clothes, the company said Thursday.CEO Daniel Starks was preparing to board a private flight from Indira Gandhi International airport...

Research: Prostrate cancer patients opt for more expensive treatment

March 17, 2011 9:32 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Men diagnosed with prostate cancer have been rapidly adopting new, more expensive treatment options, even without proof of their cost-effectiveness, according to research by the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Hospital Cancer Center.

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Giant Eagle® Receives American Diabetes Association Chairman's Citation Award

March 17, 2011 9:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

PITTSBURGH, March 17, 2011 /- Giant Eagle®, the region's leading food and fuel retailer, has received the American Diabetes Association's (ADA) prestigious Chairman's Citation Award. Giant Eagle is the second ever recipient of the Award, which recognizes the outstanding...

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Versatile vitamin A plays multiple roles in the immune system

March 17, 2011 9:31 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Cell Press) Somewhat paradoxically, research has indicated that vitamin A can also act as an immunosuppressive agent. Now, a study published by Cell Press in the March issue of the journal Immunity sheds light on how this critical vitamin integrates into both pro-inflammatory and...

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Liquid biomaterials take stem cell therapy to new level

March 17, 2011 8:37 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Bristol) Scientists at the forefront of stem cell biology are exploring new approaches to creating surgical implants that could offer prolonged benefits for sufferers of osteoarthritis and potentially even cancer.

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Bacterin International Holdings, Inc. Schedules Conference Call to Present Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results

March 17, 2011 8:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BELGRADE, Mont., March 17, 2011 /- Bacterin International Holdings, Inc. (NYSE Amex: BONE ) ("Bacterin"), announced today that it has scheduled a conference call for Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. (ET) to discuss the Company's financial results for its fourth quarter and full year...

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Ten States Bear Brunt of Diabetes Burden

March 17, 2011 7:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

WASHINGTON, March 17, 2011 /- A new study conducted by the Institute for Alternative Futures (IAF) identified California, Texas, Florida, New York, Ohio, Illinois, Georgia, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Michigan as "diabetes hot spots," where the burden of diabetes will be greatest in...

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Exergen Granted New Patent for Temporal Artery Thermometers

March 17, 2011 7:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

WATERTOWN, Mass., March 17, 2011 /- A recently issued patent extends protection of the technology incorporated in Exergen's award winning and best selling medical thermometer brand, the TemporalScanner™ Temporal Artery Thermometers.  Exergen Corporation has recently been...

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Most comprehensive collection of fungal cell biology movies ever published

March 17, 2011 6:34 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Elsevier) A recent special edition of the journal Fungal Biology Reviews, published by Elsevier, on behalf of the British Mycological Society, features a total of 76 videos which together comprise the most comprehensive collection of fungal cell biology movies ever published. The...

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An Improved Dry Eye Medication - ICAP Ocean Tomo Announces Auction of a New Collyrium From Aqueous Pharma Limited

March 17, 2011 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

CHICAGO, March 17, 2011 /- Developed by Aqueous Pharma Limited and represented by ICAP Ocean Tomo , this patent pending technology discloses an improved formulation for treating eye disease, specifically chronic dry eye. The assets in this portfolio will be auctioned at ICAP Ocean Tomo's...

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Startup EndoLumina wins AUTM inaugural pitch contest

March 17, 2011 5:33 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Needham-based medical device startup EndoLumina Inc., which is developing devices to monitor gastrointestinal bleeding and related diseases, won the first-ever $10,000 AUTM (Association of University Transfer Managers) Venture Pitch Competition.

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