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Researchers receive $10 million grant for citrus greening research project

Researchers receive $10 million grant for citrus greening research project

To help develop a therapeutic treatment for citrus greening disease, a bacterial infection that threatens the future of the U.S. citrus industry, the United States Department of Agriculture Specialty Crop Research Initiative has awarded a diverse group of researchers a $10 million grant. [More]

Expert report highlights urgent action needed to lessen the future impact of Atrial Fibrillation in Europe

Researched and written by RAND Europe, with contributions from a panel of leading European medical, patient group and health economic experts, the Future of Anticoagulation Report explores how decisions made today can change and reshape the landscape of tomorrow... [More]
Scar management: an interview with Adele Atkinson, Associate Professor, School of Nursing

Scar management: an interview with Adele Atkinson, Associate Professor, School of Nursing

Scarring has been shown to have a significant impact on patients’ lives. As well as the physical burden associated with skin scarring, psychological strains can also negatively affect the quality of life for patients, with the majority (56%) considering themselves to be ‘abnormal’ due to their scars... [More]

Lucideon releases new healthcare video

Lucideon, the international materials technology company, has released a new video to showcase its services for the healthcare industries, including the medical devices, consumer healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors... [More]

ASCO 2015: AMGEN presents new data evaluating less-frequent dosing of kyprolis for multiple myeloma patients

Amgen today announced the initiation of the ARROW trial, a global Phase 3 study evaluating the benefit of Kyprolis® [More]

Fertilization with high nitrogen:potassium ratio fertilizers reduces environmental effect of landscape palms

Palms are an important part of the environment in subtropical and warm temperate climates. Palms' aesthetics and small "footprints" make them desirable in a variety of landscapes throughout the southeastern United States. [More]

Panasonic launch new high sensitivity micro camera head

The new GP-KH232HA micro camera-head benefits from a 1/3 type Full HD single MOS
sensor, which can operate at a minimum illumination of just 5 lx at F1.4. Required
illumination comprises solely 2000 lx at F8. [More]
Riverview Medical Center Foundation announces Third Annual Family Fireworks on the Navesink

Riverview Medical Center Foundation announces Third Annual Family Fireworks on the Navesink

The Riverview Medical Center Foundation Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the Third Annual Family Fireworks on the Navesink to support Riverview Medical Center Foundation. [More]
Ready-to-use tagged cDNA clones

Ready-to-use tagged cDNA clones

The TrueORF product line is a new generation of cDNA clone products that enables expression of the encoded transcript as a tagged protein... [More]
New study highlights the benefits of using sandwich system in organic apple orchards

New study highlights the benefits of using sandwich system in organic apple orchards

In organic apple orchards, one of the most serious challenges for growers is determining ways to limit weed competition while improving soil quality and ensuring high yields of quality apples. [More]

Vertex Modelling uses 3D printing to make London’s Strawberry Hill accessible to visually impaired

Strawberry Hill is an internationally significant gothic revival house in Twickenham, built by Horace Walpole from 1747. It has recently undergone a major structural and decorative restoration to revive its eighteenth century appearance. [More]

First European approval of drug to treat genetic kidney disease ADPKD

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. announced that the European Commission has granted marketing authorisation for JINARC® (tolvaptan) for the treatment of ADPKD in adults who have chronic kidney disease (CKD) stage one to three at initiation of treatment with evidence of rapidly progressing disease [More]

Transportation Insight receives SDCE100 Award for second consecutive year

Transportation Insight, a leading global third-party logistics (3PL) provider, announces winning the SDCE100 Award for the second consecutive year from Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine. [More]
For World No-Tobacco Day WHO makes a stand against illicit tobacco trade

For World No-Tobacco Day WHO makes a stand against illicit tobacco trade

May 31 2015 is World No Tobacco Day and the World Health Organization (WHO) is using this opportunity to bring attention to the illicit trade in tobacco and try to bring an end to it by urging Member States to sign the Protocol to Eliminate the Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products... [More]
Charged particles more common beside busy roads, reveals QUT study

Charged particles more common beside busy roads, reveals QUT study

Despite community concerns about living under high-voltage power lines, a world-first QUT study reveals that there are far more charged particles beside busy roads. [More]
Novel in-line blood gas analyser demonstrated in Germany at H.I.T. 2015

Novel in-line blood gas analyser demonstrated in Germany at H.I.T. 2015

The Proxima sensor is a miniaturised blood gas analyser that is integrated directly into the patient’s arterial line, which also ensures blood conservation since all blood is returned to the patient... [More]
Understanding the antimicrobial action of borrelidin: an interview with Dr Min Guo, TSRI

Understanding the antimicrobial action of borrelidin: an interview with Dr Min Guo, TSRI

Borrelidin is a naturally occurring antibiotic isolated from the Streptomyces species and initially from Streptomyces rochei in 1949. It is called Borrelidin because it was firstly discovered as having anti-Borrelia activity. Borrelia is a type of bacteria... [More]
Organoid Biobank for predicting cancer patient response to drugs

Organoid Biobank for predicting cancer patient response to drugs

Organoids, small clusters of cells that accurately mimic the behaviour of human tissue, can be used to test cancer drugs and, eventually, to identify effective personalised treatments for patients... [More]
Versatile paediatric standing frame to be launched at Kidz South

Versatile paediatric standing frame to be launched at Kidz South

Standing involves many different positions and a child might want to stand prone (tilted forward), upright or supine (supported from behind) and although each position offers specific benefits, they all offer greater weight bearing through a child’s legs which helps to strengthen bones... [More]
South Asian Health Foundation wins BMJ “Diabetes team of the year” award

South Asian Health Foundation wins BMJ “Diabetes team of the year” award

The South Asian Health Foundation (SAHF) has been named ‘Diabetes Team of the Year’ at the prestigious 2015 BMJ Awards... [More]
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