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Frontier Lifeline Hospital gets approval for cardiac stem cell research by the national Apex committee for stem cell research and clinical trial (heart regeneration)

Frontier Lifeline Hospital gets approval for cardiac stem cell research by the national Apex committee for stem cell research and clinical trial (heart regeneration)

Frontier Lifeline Hospital (FLL) has been already involved in cardiac stem cell therapy post the approval by Clinical Trial registry of India, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) in 2010... [More]

Touch Surgery officially the largest worldwide community of surgeons practicing surgery virtually

The Touch Surgery app is the world’s first universally accessible virtual surgical training and rehearsal platform, available for free on iOS and Android... [More]
TSRI scientists find molecular trigger of schizophrenia-like behaviors and brain changes

TSRI scientists find molecular trigger of schizophrenia-like behaviors and brain changes

According to the World Health Organization, more than 21 million people worldwide suffer from schizophrenia, a severe psychiatric disorder that can cause delusions and hallucinations and lead to increased risk of suicide... [More]

New AGI report identifies possible scenario for U.S. energy development

The U.S. energy portfolio changes over time. Scientific and technologic advances related to hydraulic fracturing have dramatically increased the supply of U.S. oil and gas; because of this, a methane economy - in which natural gas provides the leading share of primary energy consumption - is now a possible scenario for U.S. energy development. In a report released by the American Geosciences Institute, the social, political, technical and environmental components of a methane economy are identified. [More]
Contraception access: an interview with Pamela Weir, Chief Operating Officer, Medicines360

Contraception access: an interview with Pamela Weir, Chief Operating Officer, Medicines360

One of the key barriers for women to receiving highly effective and safe contraception is access, because of cost. With LILETTA™ women will have expanded access to an available IUD that is safe and effective when they need or want it... [More]

Living mulch systems offer potential ecosystem benefits

Cover crops provide many benefits to agricultural production systems, including soil and nutrient retention, resources and habitat for beneficial organisms, and weed suppression. [More]

Watching the blood flow

Optical microangiography (OMAG), a technique based on optical coherence tomography, can be used to visualize the microvasculature network under inflamed skin condition. It opens up new vistas for clinical trials of treatment and diagnosis of inflammatory skin disorders. [More]
DreaMed Diabetes and Medtronic enter strategic collaboration

DreaMed Diabetes and Medtronic enter strategic collaboration

DreaMed Diabetes, developer of diabetes treatment and management solutions, announced today that it had signed an exclusive worldwide development and license agreement with Medtronic, the world's premier medical technology and services company, for the development and marketing of products incorporating DreaMed’s MD-Logic Artificial Pancreas algorithm in Medtronic’s insulin pumps. [More]

Babies with clinically suspected serious infections can be safely and effectively treated outside hospital

About 1 in 5 babies worldwide develop severe bacterial infections during the first month of life. These infections are responsible for around 700000 deaths in newborns every year... [More]
High Throughput ChIP Sequencing

High Throughput ChIP Sequencing

Chromatrap®, a business unit of Porvair Sciences, has announced a major product launch at the European Human Genetics Conference (Glasgow, UK) and the Festival of Genomics (Boston, USA) on the 6th June 2015 and 22nd-24th June 2015 respectively [More]
Dartmouth-led project aims to address the food-energy-climate nexus

Dartmouth-led project aims to address the food-energy-climate nexus

Dartmouth and the University of Maryland have received federal funding to study the environmental and financial benefits of converting methane gas from cow manure into electricity and heat on Vermont and New York dairy farms over the next 60 years. [More]
Wyatt Technology’s CG-MALS system enables characterization of complex protein-protein interactions

Wyatt Technology’s CG-MALS system enables characterization of complex protein-protein interactions

Study published in Nature outlines use of Wyatt’s Calypso II system to confirm the stoichiometry of αSNAP-SNARE complex [More]
Iceland paint a genomic picture for an entire nation

Iceland paint a genomic picture for an entire nation

Researchers in Iceland have published the largest ever studies of whole-genome data and effectively deduced the genetic code of “an entire nation.” [More]

Pentax Medical announces new chief marketing officer and Americas region president

David Woods, the current president of PENTAX Medical of the Americas, has been appointed as the new global Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), effective April 1, 2015... [More]
Confluence pharmaceuticals signs co-development and marketing agreement with AOP orphan for fragile X syndrome drug

Confluence pharmaceuticals signs co-development and marketing agreement with AOP orphan for fragile X syndrome drug

Confluence is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing therapeutic treatments for Fragile X Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorders. AOP is an Austrian based company specializing in the development and marketing of medicines for rare and complex diseases. [More]
Non-invasive autopsy service nominated for national award

Non-invasive autopsy service nominated for national award

Sheffield’s radiology team are in the running for a top national medical award after establishing the world’s first minimally invasive autopsy service for babies and children who tragically die in the womb or 28 days after birth. [More]
TxCell to present at upcoming US and French investment conferences

TxCell to present at upcoming US and French investment conferences

Damian Marron, CEO, TxCell, will present at the Alliance for Regenerative Medicine's 3rd Annual Regen Med Investor Day, New York, March 25, 2015. In addition, Damian Marron will also participate at the Portzamparc PEA-PME Forum, Paris, April 1, 2015. [More]
Exercise and chronic fatigue syndrome: an interview with Professor Trudie Chalder

Exercise and chronic fatigue syndrome: an interview with Professor Trudie Chalder

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is characterised primarily by fatigue but people often report muscle pain and sleep problems as well as concentration and memory problems. The symptoms affect people’s ability to carry out normal activities that healthy people take for granted. CFS can affect relationships, work and leisure activities. [More]
Scientists use DNA sequencing to trace the spread of drug-resistant TB

Scientists use DNA sequencing to trace the spread of drug-resistant TB

Scientists have for the first time used DNA sequencing to trace the fatal spread of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis between patients in the UK. [More]

Snake-like robots follow the lead of real sidewinder rattlesnakes

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University who develop snake-like robots have picked up a few tricks from real sidewinder rattlesnakes on how to make rapid and even sharp turns with their undulating, modular device. [More]
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