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2011-10-20 15:31:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) will feature its Freshline® QS tunnel freezer--the newest addition to its portfolio of Freshline® solutions for food cooling, chilling, freezing and packaging applications--at this year's Process Expo in Chicago, Ill., from November 1-4. The QS tunnel freezer is both economical and easy-to-operate, making it an ideal option for smaller volume food processors and start-up food...

2011-10-13 15:00:00

If diagnosed with breast cancer, women should ask questions about fertility preservation methods such as egg freezing and embryo freezing. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 13, 2011 During October's is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, FertilityAuthority (http://www.fertilityauthority.com/), the leading web portal for fertility information, is highlighting awareness about fertility preservation options as a part of cancer treatment. The editors recommend five questions women who receive a diagnosis...

2011-10-13 12:00:00

Frozen Embryo Transfer Success Rates Nearly Match Fresh Embryo Success Rates with Less Expense, Time and Medication ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to Shady Grove Fertility Center's 2010 IVF statistics, the number of clinical pregnancies resulting from frozen embryos was 804, a 25% increase over 2009. Additionally, the percentage of clinical pregnancies per embryo transfer with frozen embryos rose to 49% in 2010, making Frozen Embryo Transfer (FET)...

2011-09-08 13:03:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) and the Grimsby Institute (North East Lincolnshire, U.K.) are announcing a collaborative international research program to support the creation of best practice guidelines for food freezing and chilling, as well as lead in the development of new advanced technologies for use by food processors around the world. The research program will provide a strategic review of the principles and practices of chilling and...

2011-08-31 00:00:00

ZUTPHEN, The Netherlands, DALLAS and NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey, August 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cryo-Save (Euronext: CRYO, "Cryo-Save"), Europe's leading family stem cell bank launches its unique Cryo-Lip(R) service in the U.S. offering people the possibility to store their stem cells from fat tissue for future use. In preparation of the launch two important steps have been realized: Cryo-Save completed an 'FDA-ready' validation study confirming that the...

2011-08-29 15:30:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) is introducing to the North American food market its Freshline® QS tunnel freezer, which can be used to cryogenically freeze or cool a wide variety of foods such as meat and poultry, seafood, fruits and vegetables, pasta, dairy products, baked goods and prepared meals. Designed with simplicity in mind, the new tunnel freezer is ideal for smaller volume food processors and start-ups that want to...

2011-06-29 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FamilyCord, one of the nation's leading cord blood banks, today announced their latest contribution to the advancement of the umbilical cord blood and tissue storage industry: CordTissuePlus. With CordTissuePlus, new parents now have the opportunity to not only store stem cells from their baby's cord blood, but also from the umbilical cord as well. Stem cells have the capacity to develop into many different cell types in the body and are...

2011-06-23 20:00:45

Scientists have made an important step forward in their understanding of cryoprotectants "“ compounds that act as natural 'antifreeze' to protect drugs, food and tissues stored at sub-zero temperatures. Researchers from the Universities of Leeds and Illinois, and Columbia University in New York, studied a particular type of cryoprotectants known as osmolytes. They found that small osmolyte molecules are better at protecting proteins than larger ones. The findings, published in...

2011-06-21 05:00:00

BOTHELL, Wash., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLife Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: BLFS), a leading developer and manufacturer of clinical grade biopreservation media products for cells and tissues, today announced that it has become the leading supplier of pre-formulated GMP cryopreservation media for umbilical cord blood stem cells, a key segment of the Company's strategic biobanking market. BioLife Solutions, which will be exhibiting at the 9th Annual International Umbilical Cord Blood...

2011-06-01 08:30:00

MIAMI, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bio-Tissue, the industry leader in Ophthalmic tissue products, announced today that it has shipped over 7,500 ProKera® units since the product's inception. ProKera® is the only medical device that can provide wound healing to over 350,000 annual cases of patients afflicted with damaged ocular surfaces. ProKera® is a class II medical device composed of cryopreserved amniotic membrane tissue clipped...