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Strawberries May Slow Precancerous Growth in Esophagus

April 6, 2011 5:32 am | by AACR | Comments

Tweet • Esophageal cancer is the third most common gastrointestinal cancer. • Six months of eating strawberry may decrease histological grade of precancerous lesions. • Strawberries may reduce cancer-related molecular events. ORLANDO, Fla. - Freeze-dried strawberries may be an alternative...

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GOLFIG Increased Progression-free Survival in Colorectal Cancer Patients

April 6, 2011 5:32 am | by AACR | Comments

Tweet • Duration of progression-free survival was 16.5 months with GOLFIG. • GOLFIG is safe and effective in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer. • Study prematurely terminated due to superior results of GOLFIG. ORLANDO, Fla. - Oncologists can use colorectal cancer patients' own...

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Physical Health Scores Predict Breast Cancer Outcomes

April 6, 2011 5:32 am | by AACR | Comments

Tweet • Risk of recurrence increased in women with poor health scores. • Five percent improvement in physical health score can reduce risk. ORLANDO, Fla. - Breast cancer survivors with poor physical health scores had an elevated risk of poorer cancer outcomes, including recurrence and...

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Oxford BioTherapeutics Licenses BioWa's POTELLIGENT® Technology for the Research and Development of its Therapeutic Antibodies in Cancer

April 6, 2011 2:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

PRINCETON, N.J., and OXFORD, England, April 6, 2011 /- BioWa, Inc. (BioWa) and Oxford BioTherapeutics Ltd (OBT) today announced that they have entered into a license agreement to provide OBT with access to BioWa's patented POTELLIGENT® Technology platform for the development of...

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BioLife Solutions Announces Record Quarterly Revenue

April 6, 2011 2:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BOTHELL, Wash., April 6, 2011 /- BioLife Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: BLFS), a leading developer and manufacturer of clinical grade biopreservation media products for cells and tissues, today announced preliminary revenue of $611,000 for its first quarter ended March 31, 2011. This represents...

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IBM Helps Bring Smarter Healthcare to Nigeria's Cross River State

April 6, 2011 2:34 am | by IBM | Comments

Ahead of World Health Day, IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced details of its involvement with two government programs in Cross River State, Nigeria aimed at providing access to free healthcare and alleviating poverty. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

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Bloxx Provides Peterborough & Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust with Cost-Effective and Superior Web Filtering

April 6, 2011 1:34 am | by RealWire | Comments

Increased levels of user and network protection with lower total cost of ownership, simplified on-going management and reduced risk and liability delivered by real-time Web filteringBloxx, the innovator in Web and Email content filtering, today announced that Peterborough & Stamford...

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Mentor Graphics Unveils 3D-IC Test Strategy

April 6, 2011 12:37 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

Mentor Graphics Corporation recently announced a complete test solution for 3D-IC, Tessent v9.4, which will be released May 2011.

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Alcon opens expanded Huntington operations

April 5, 2011 11:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Swiss eye care products maker Alcon Inc. has opened its expanded West Virginia manufacturing operation.Alcon President and CEO Kevin Buehler told the State Journal that the new plant just north of Huntington is expected to bring 300 new jobs over the next few years. The company employs 750 at...

Jennerex and Transgene Announce Presentation of Phase 1 Data Demonstrating that JX-594 Administration Targets Tumor Vasculature

April 5, 2011 10:34 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO and ILLKIRCH, France, April 6, 2011 /- Jennerex, Inc., a private clinical-stage biotherapeutics company focused on the development and commercialization of first-in-class targeted oncolytic products for cancer, and Transgene (NYSE Euronext Paris: FR0005175080), a...

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Using MRI, researchers may predict which adults will develop Alzheimer's

April 5, 2011 9:32 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Radiological Society of North America) Using MRI, researchers may be able to predict which adults with mild cognitive impairment are more likely to progress to Alzheimer's disease, according to the results of a new study.

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Study: Socioeconomics playing reduced role in autism diagnoses

April 5, 2011 9:32 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Sociological Association) While there is an increasing equality in terms of the likelihood that children from communities and families across the socioeconomic spectrum will be diagnosed with autism, a new study finds that such factors still influence the chance of an autism...

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New Neurons Help Brains Discriminate

April 5, 2011 8:35 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Comments

A study shows that boosting new neurons helps mice differentiate between harmful and safe experiences.

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Record gold prices lift TSX; oil down, China hikes rates to deal with inflation

April 5, 2011 12:45 pm | by Malcolm Morrison-Associated Press | Comments

The Toronto stock market advanced to a positive close Tuesday as record high bullion prices lifted gold stocks and other mining stocks shook off early losses amid China's latest move to slow its economy to deal with high inflation.The S&P/TSX composite index rose 52.18 points to 14,270.53 while...

Wright Medical President and CEO Henley resigns

April 5, 2011 11:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Wright Medical Group Inc. said Tuesday that President and CEO Gary Henley resigned from the company before a board meeting where the company planned to discuss regulatory compliance issues.The orthopedic device maker said Henley also resigned from the board of directors before Monday's meeting....

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