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NIH taps lab to develop sophisticated electrode array system to monitor brain act

9/30/2014
LIVERMORE, Calif. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) a grant today to develop an electrode array system that will enable researchers to better understand how the brain works through unprecedented resolution and scale. LLNL's grant-funded project is part of NIH's efforts to support President Obama's BRAIN (Brain Research through A... [Comments]

Salk scientists receive $3 million for BRAIN Initiative grant

9/30/2014
LA JOLLAJoseph Ecker, a Salk professor and Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, and Margarita Behrens, Salk staff scientist, have been named recipients in the 2014 round of grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) through the BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Inno... [Comments]Salk scientists receive $3 million for BRAIN Initiative grant

Researchers get $5.25 million to advance nuclear technologies in South Carolina

9/30/2014
A team of environmental scientists and engineers, led by Clemson University associate professor Brian Powell, was awarded a three-year, $5.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy's Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research to make a direct positive impact on South Carol... [Comments]Researchers get $5.25 million to advance nuclear technologies in South Carolina

Contaminated water linked to pregnancy complications, BU study finds

9/30/2014
Prenatal exposure to tetrachloroethylene (PCE) in drinking water may increase the risk of stillbirth and placental abruption, according to a new study led by a Boston University School of Public Health researcher. The study, published in the journal Environmental Health , compared 1,091 PCE-exposed pregnancies and 1,019 unexposed pregnancies among 1,766 women in Cape Cod, Ma., where water... [Comments]

Biology Technology

Pacific Northwest Biotechnology, LLC - Product Pipeline Review - 2014

9/30/2014
NEW YORK , Sept. 30, 2014 Pacific Northwest Biotechnology, LLC - Product Pipeline Review - 2014 Summary Global Markets Direct's, 'Pacific Northwest Biotechnology, LLC - Product Pipeline Review - 2014', provides an overview of the Pacific Northwest Biotechnology, LLC's pharmaceutical research and development focus. This report provides comprehensive information on the curren... [Comments]

Biosimilars and Follow-On Biologics: World Industry and Market Prospects 2014-2024

9/30/2014
NEW YORK , Sept. 30, 2014 Report Details Biosimilar drugs – discover trends and segments with highest potential revenues Do you want to find sales potentials of biosimilars? Visiongain's updated report gives you revenue predictions for those biological drugs from 2014, helping you stay ahead. For those therapies you find financial data, R&D trends, opportunities and... [Comments]

Shimadzu’s New Long-Travel Extensometer Increases Precision for Soft Material Testing

9/30/2014
(PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Shimadzu Scientific Instruments has released the DSES-1000 long-travel contact extensometer, an easy-to-use and highly precise tool for measuring displacement in rubber and other soft materials with considerable elongation. With 1000-mm maximum movement distance, the DSES-1000 can measure elongations up to 4,000 percent for a gauge length of 10 mm. In addition, it... [Comments]

Nematicides Market by Types (Fumigants, Organophosphates, Carbamate and Bio-Nematicides), Applications (Agrochemicals, Industrial, and Others), and Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific & ROW) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019

9/30/2014
NEW YORK , Sept. 30, 2014 Nematicide is a type of chemical pesticide used to kill nematodes. Nematodes are microscopic parasitic roundworms, found in massive quantities virtually everywhere—in the soil, water, and inside other plants and animals. Nematicides have tended to be broad-spectrum toxicants possessing high volatility or other properties promoting migration thro... [Comments]

Medicine News

NutriGold Urges Every Woman To Read a Recent Study About Diet and Stress

9/30/2014
Orem, Utah (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 A new study of 58 women conducted by researchers at Ohio State University studied the impact of stress on metabolism after eating a high-fat meal equivalent to a double patty burger and french fries from a fast food restaurant, about 930 calories and 60 grams of fat. Researchers measured each woman’s resting metabolism for 20 minutes every hour for 7... [Comments]

Bread Production in the US Industry Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated

9/30/2014
New York, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Dynamic health trends, changing consumer tastes and falling demand have hampered growth in the Bread Production industry over the past five years. Popular diets have caused consumers to moderate their consumption of a variety of industry goods while growing consumer preferences for premium varieties shrunk the market for white loaf bread and other con... [Comments]

Integrated Medicine Alliance Announces New Cardiology Practice

9/30/2014
Shrewsbury, NJ (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Integrated Medicine Alliance , Monmouth County’s leader in health and wellness, is opening another new medical specialty practice through a unique partnership with an established cardiology group. IMA Cardiology will be located within the company’s Shrewsbury location and will be staffed by Dr. Ziad Abbud and Dr. Isaac Tawfik of American Heart Ce... [Comments]

Medicaid and Uninsured patients obtain new patient appointments most easily at FQHCs

9/30/2014
PHILADELPHIA Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) granted new patient appointments to Medicaid beneficiaries and uninsured patients at higher rates than other primary care practices (non-FQHCs), in addition to charging less for visits, according to results of a new 10-state University of Pennsylvania study published this month in Medical Care . Using data from a previous "secret sh... [Comments]

Medicine Technology

Arbor Pharmaceuticals, LLC. - Product Pipeline Review - 2014

9/30/2014
NEW YORK , Sept. 30, 2014 Arbor Pharmaceuticals, LLC. - Product Pipeline Review - 2014 Summary Global Markets Direct's, 'Arbor Pharmaceuticals, LLC. - Product Pipeline Review - 2014', provides an overview of the Arbor Pharmaceuticals, LLC.'s pharmaceutical research and development focus. This report provides comprehensive information on the current therapeutic developmental... [Comments]

Aileron Therapeutics, Inc. - Product Pipeline Review - 2014

9/30/2014
NEW YORK , Sept. 30, 2014 Aileron Therapeutics, Inc. - Product Pipeline Review - 2014 Summary Global Markets Direct's, 'Aileron Therapeutics, Inc. - Product Pipeline Review - 2014', provides an overview of the Aileron Therapeutics, Inc.'s pharmaceutical research and development focus. This report provides comprehensive information on the current therapeutic developmental pi... [Comments]

Brazilian, Russian, Indian and Chinese Markets for Peripheral Vascular Devices Will See Strong Expansion Through 2023

9/30/2014
BURLINGTON, Mass. , Sept. 30, 2014  Decision Resources Group finds that the markets for peripheral vascular (PV) devices in Brazil , Russia , India and China (BRIC) will see robust expansion as these economies expand and as endovascular techniques are increasingly favored over surgical procedures. Although revenues will be somewhat impeded by poor distributio... [Comments]

Asia Pacific Dental Implant Market Will Grow at a Strong Rate Through 2023

9/30/2014
BURLINGTON, Mass. , Sept. 30, 2014  Decision Resources Group finds that the Asia Pacific dental implant market—including Australia , China , India , Japan and South Korea—will expand at a strong rate through 2023. Dental implant procedure volumes will grow as physicians are increasingly trained on the technique and as patient awareness rises.... [Comments]

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