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2014-04-15 23:10:44

A new study published in The Oncologist journal shows that a subset of patients with advanced differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) and multiple comorbidities in which full-dose sorafenib is considered unsafe can initiate treatment with sorafenib at lower starting doses without adversely affecting efficacy or tolerability compared with full-dose sorafenib. A team of researchers led by Ramona Dadu, MD, at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX, performed a retrospective analysis to...

2014-04-10 23:29:30

Bronto Marketing Platform Earns Prestigious Software Industry Recognition by SIIA Durham, NC (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Bronto Software, the leading marketing platform for commerce, today announced the Bronto Marketing Platform was named a finalist for the 2014 SIIA Software CODiE Award for Best Marketing Automation Solution. The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier awards for the software and information industries, and have been recognizing product excellence for 29 years. This year’s...

2014-04-10 00:22:28

RALEIGH, N.C., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The finish line to offer more North Carolinians a fiber broadband network capable of speeds up to 1 gigabit per second is within sight. AT&T* is in advanced discussions with the North Carolina Next Generation Network (NCNGN) to deliver AT&T U-verse with GigaPower(SM) to parts of the Triangle and Piedmont Triad regions. NCNGN is a regional initiative focused on stimulating the deployment of next generation networks to North Carolina....

2014-04-02 08:40:25

- German, Polish and Spanish mobile numbers now available on one US SIM card DURHAM, N.C., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Truphone, the mobile operator "Built for Global Business," has expanded its Truphone Zone to include Germany, Poland and Spain. Companies doing business in the Truphone Zone - which also includes the U.S., United Kingdom, Australia, Hong Kong and the Netherlands - will benefit with local rates for international mobile calls, texts and data services within the...

2014-03-19 23:23:12

In a study just published in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine, a group of researchers reported to have discovered what appears to be an easy way to collect large quantities of viable stem cells that can be banked for future regenerative medicine purposes – all from the simple prick of a finger. Durham, NC (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 In a study just published in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine, a group of researchers have discovered what appears to be an easy way to collect large...

2014-03-12 12:27:47

20 years of stunning action footage of snowboard champion Sean White along with colleague Kevin Pearce's training accident, brain injury, and recovery DURHAM, N.C., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Central Carolina First In Families (CCFIF) is proud to announce an exclusive benefit screening of the award-winning documentary "The Crash Reel". The action-packed snowboarding film documents the life altering traumatic brain injury suffered by U.S. champion snowboarder Kevin...

2014-03-07 23:00:26

For Gum Disease Awareness Month Dr. Jason Cataldo raises awareness of the link between gum disease and heart disease and offers a revolutionary laser gum surgery. His patient education website provides information on gum disease symptoms, like bleeding gums, and the systemic effects gum disease can cause. Durham, NC (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 People with periodontal (gum) disease are almost twice as likely to get coronary artery disease, according to the American Academy of Periodontology....

2014-02-27 23:35:23

ThunderWorks provides solutions to calm anxious pets and prevent indoor accidents. Durham, N.C. (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Indoor elimination is a pitfall of pet ownership that can cause extreme aggravation and become costly. In fact, according to the most recent American Pet Products Association National Pet Owners Survey, nearly four million dog owning households name paper training and toilet habits as a number one drawback to owning a dog. Despite strict housebreaking training methods...

2014-02-24 23:24:16

PT, administrator of the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community, is pleased to announce the community previews of BatteryXPRT 2014 for Android and TouchXPRT 2014. Durham, NC (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Bill Catchings, Co-Founder of Principled Technologies, will introduce the new community previews for TouchXPRT 2014 and BatteryXPRT 2014 for Android at Mobile World Congress February 24-27 in Barcelona. He will also hand out to mobile device vendors golden tickets for free device testing and...

2014-02-24 16:24:07

MATTHEWS, N.C., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the annual survey of North Carolina's largest museums and historic attractions conducted by Carolina Publishing & Associates in Matthews, NC, Biltmore once again ranks as the state's largest museum historic attraction for 2013. The largest privately owned home in America based in Asheville saw 1,210,138 visitors last year. "The results reinforce the economic impact these treasurers have on tourism in our state," said...