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2014-03-03 23:00:07

Georgia State’s new Institute for Biomedical Sciences has opened with a mission of advancing research that improves human health, as well as educating and training future generations of leading biomedical scientists and health professionals. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Georgia State’s new Institute for Biomedical Sciences has opened with a mission of advancing research that improves human health, as well as educating and training future generations of leading biomedical...

2014-02-12 23:00:38

HH Sheikha Arwa Al Qassimi, member of the royal family of Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah, provided hands-on planning and leadership for this unique event. Mumbai (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Sightsavers (http://www.sightsaversindia.in/) organized a world-class concert and fundraising event for the visually impaired in India's most populous city, Mumbai. "Ability of Disability—A Night of Melody" featured performances by some of the country's most celebrated recording artists,...

2013-12-12 12:27:35

PRESTON, England, December 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A self-funded undergraduate medical degree programme is being launched by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). The UCLan School of Medicine and Dentistry plans to offer the 5 year MB BS programme to 35 students from September 2014. In keeping with other new Schools of Medicine, the General Medical Council (GMC) has committed to work with UCLan to enable the MB BS programme to acquire full GMC recognition....

2013-09-19 12:28:33

Transformational Event Supports Company's Scientific Approach to Developing Therapy for Alzheimer's Disease PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TREVENTIS Corporation announced today that it received a $4.4 million Seeding Drug Discovery Award from the Wellcome Trust to continue development of a potentially disease-modifying drug for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease (AD). Recent studies demonstrate that the misfolding and subsequent aggregation of both beta-amyloid and...

2013-08-12 08:30:06

MUMBAI, India, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 28, Sightsavers (http://www.sightsaversindia.in/) organized a world-class concert and fundraising event for the visually impaired in India's most populous city, Mumbai. "Ability of Disability--A Night of Melody" featured performances by some of the country's most celebrated recording artists, as well as several visually impaired musicians and dancers. HH Sheikha Arwa Al Qassimi, member of the royal family of Sharjah and Ras Al...

2013-04-17 12:23:04

AT&T, Regal Entertainment Group, Panasonic, RNIB, and Best Buy lauded for accessible design NEW YORK, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This spring, AT&T*, Best Buy, Panasonic, Regal Entertainment Group and the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), will be honored with a 2013 Access Award from the American Foundation for the Blind for improving access to a variety of entertainment options, including television, movies, and radio. "This year's Access Award...

2012-12-04 04:21:55

LONDON, December 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In these austere times of public-sector cuts, Medicspro; the UK's leading medical recruitment agency for speech and language therapy jobs [http://www.medicspro.com/speech-and-language-jobs.cms.asp ] and biomedical science jobs [http://www.medicspro.com/biomedical-sciences-jobs.cms.asp ], is going against the prevailing market trend, announcing increased roles and opportunities for speech and language therapy jobs and biomedical science...

2012-10-10 14:48:11

Without any increased risk of cancer, deep vein thrombosis or stroke HRT therapy has been subject to much discussion due to both positive effects (reduced risk of cardiovascular disease) and negative effects (increased risk of breast cancer). A paper published in the BMJ Group's Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Healthcare back in January cast doubt on the "unreliable" Million Women Study which associated HRT with an increased risk of breast cancer. Conflicting results have...

2012-08-30 14:24:47

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Million Women Study is a study, conducted by UK researchers, of women's health analyzing data from more than one million women aged 50 and over. It is a collaborative project between Cancer Research UK and the National Health Service (NHS), with additional funding from the Medical Research Council (UK). The study has abundantly fulfilled its aims of illuminating the answers to crucial questions about factors affecting the health of...

2012-06-20 02:20:46

HOUSTON, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- World-renowned astronaut Colonel Mike Mullane has been confirmed as one of the main speakers at this year's OPITO Safety and Competence Conference (OSCC). Managing the Safety Chain is the theme of the trading standard body's third annual event which will be held in the Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE on Tuesday, 20 November 2012. The conference is supported by Falck Nutec, SEFtec Global Training and Atlas. Col...