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2014-06-18 12:23:18

Porsche Ranks Highest among Nameplates for a Second Consecutive Year; WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of problems experienced by new-vehicle owners has increased from the previous year, as automakers continued to be challenged when introducing sophisticated technologies in new vehicles, according to the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Initial Quality Study(SM) (IQS) released today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130605/LA26502LOGO The study, now in...

2014-02-06 16:28:11

Interim Outcomes in CHOCOLATE BAR Registry Demonstrate High Rates of Procedural Success and Limb Preservation PLEASANTON, Calif. and SINGAPORE, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interim results from The CHOCOLATE® BAR Registry conducted in the US demonstrate that use of the CHOCOLATE® PTA balloon achieved high rates of treatment success and limb preservation in patients with peripheral arterial disease. The results from the first 350 patients enrolled and treated were presented by Dr. Tony Das...

2014-02-03 16:23:37

LEIPZIG, Germany, February 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On 3 February 2014, the 205th anniversary of the birth of Felix Mendelssohn, the extended Mendelssohn House Leipzig was reopened in Goldschmidtstrasse 12 with a new floor and a total size of 900 square metres. It is the world's only Mendelssohn museum and located in his last private apartment. The museum's new section on the ground floor provides a modern and innovative representation of Mendelssohn's life and...

2013-10-07 15:38:31

For the first time UFZ study describes the effects of prenatal environmental stressors on the regulation of microRNAs The Leipzig Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research has gained new insights on the influence of tobacco smoke in utero. For the first time, it could be demonstrated with smoking pregnant women and their children, how exposure to tobacco smoke affects the development of human immune system on molecular level. The focus thereby was on microRNA – a short, single-stranded...

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