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2014-05-28 08:31:02

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCYT) today announced that Bonnie H. Anderson, president and chief executive officer, will present at the Jefferies 2014 Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 9 a.m. ET in New York. The live audio webcast and subsequent replay may be accessed by visiting Veracyte's website at http://investor.veracyte.com. Please connect to the website at least 15 minutes prior to the live webcast to...

2014-05-22 12:47:07

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council Researchers have uncovered how proteins found in our blood can reduce damage caused to blood vessels as we age, and in conditions such as atherosclerosis and arthritis. Calcification is a major risk factor for heart attack and stroke. Blood vessels can harden as calcium phosphate (CaP) crystals, normally found in bones and teeth, build up in soft tissue as we age or as a result of illness. This can lead to complications in patients...

2014-05-19 23:13:03

Fatty Liver Cookbook created by Debra Elkin is a new program that introduces to people a fatty live diet plan and strategies on how to reverse their fatty liver disease and obesity naturally. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Fatty Liver Cookbook is a new program developed by Debra Elkin, a health consultant, who has over 19 years of experience in the health industry. The program provides people with a...

2014-04-22 12:09:23

Research published in the Journal of Molecular Biology Researchers from NeuroPhage Pharmaceuticals, Inc. have engineered a series of molecules with the potential to treat most neurodegenerative diseases that are characterized by misfolded proteins, such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases. These molecules are based on what the Company calls a general amyloid interaction motif, or GAIM, which recognizes a characteristic common to many toxic, misfolded proteins, not just...

2014-04-14 14:20:45

Alzheimer's disease, the primary cause of dementia in the elderly, imposes a tremendous social and economic burden on modern society. In Japan, the burden of the disease in 2050 is estimated to be a half a trillion US dollars, a figure equivalent to the government's annual revenues. Unfortunately, it has proven very difficult to develop drugs capable of ameliorating the disease. After a tremendous burst of progress in the 1990s, the pace of discoveries has slowed. Dr. Saido believes that...

New Prostate Cancer Test May Remove The Need For Painful Biopsies
2014-04-08 09:00:53

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Globally, over one million men a year have prostate tissue samples taken to check for signs of prostate cancer. This procedure can involve up to 12 large biopsy needles and has been called barbaric by Mayo Graduate School of Medicine Professor Matthew Gettman. As well, it reveals that 70 percent of the men undergoing the procedure do not have cancer. Beyond being unnecessarily painful and risky for the patient, the procedure is...

2014-03-25 08:31:05

--Funds Will Advance Novel Approach for Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Diseases of Protein Aggregation-- CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroPhage Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the completion of a $17 million Series D financing from existing and new investors to advance the Company's lead candidate, NPT088, and potential next-generation compounds toward clinical trials. NPT088 has the potential to treat a wide range of neurodegenerative diseases,...

2014-03-20 12:33:23

BERLIN and BOSTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piramal Imaging today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Neuraceq(TM). This approval comes only four weeks after receiving marketing authorization for Neuraceq(TM) from the European Commission. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140320/NE87281LOGO Neuraceq(TM) is indicated for Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging of the brain to estimate beta-amyloid neuritic plaque density in adult patients with...

2014-03-17 08:28:49

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCYT), a molecular diagnostics company pioneering the field of molecular cytology, today announced the appointments of two executives to its management team. Julie A. Brooks joins the company as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary; and Andy Thorson joins as executive vice president, corporate strategy and business development. "I am thrilled to welcome Julie Brooks and Andy...

2014-03-11 08:29:14

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCYT) announced today that it will release its fourth quarter and full-year 2013 financial results after close of market on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. Following the release, Veracyte will host a live conference call and webcast at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the company's financial results and business progress. The live webcast and subsequent replay may be accessed by visiting Veracyte's website...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.