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2014-06-03 08:31:30

Pathway Analysis Confirms the Unique Clinical Utility of Caris Molecular Intelligence(TM) CHICAGO, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caris Life Sciences®, a leading biosciences company focused on fulfilling the promise of precision medicine, announced today the presentation of data identifying multiple novel biomarkers as potential targets for immunotherapeutic agents in triple negative breast cancer (TNBC), an aggressive form of breast cancer in which the cancer cells lack estrogen receptors...

2014-05-21 11:53:41

Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered an enzyme they say is tightly linked to how aggressive pancreatic cancer will be in a patient. They say the study, published in Molecular Cancer Research, provides key insights into the most aggressive form of the disease, which is one of the deadliest human cancers. It also offers a number of possible future clinical advances, such as a way to gauge outcome in individual patients, and insight into potential therapy to shut down...

2014-05-14 12:31:22

Eye movement test detects concussions and possible 'silent' concussions PHOENIX, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A rapid, easy-to-administer eye movement test is showing great promise as a sideline concussion test for youth sports, a Mayo Clinic study finds. In the study, Mayo Clinic researchers assessed high school hockey players using the King-Devick test. The test requires an athlete to read single-digit numbers displayed on cards. After suspected head trauma, the athlete is given...

2014-05-06 08:33:21

Global medical solutions innovator seeks to pioneer new research into effective treatments for heart failure and related cardiac conditions NATICK, Mass., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has joined Optum Labs as the Founding Medical Device Partner to help pioneer new research into effective treatments for heart failure and related cardiac conditions. Optum Labs is an open collaborative healthcare research and innovation center founded in 2013...

2014-04-16 12:31:18

Goal: To Accelerate Individualized Medicine Research and Development LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanguine, a technology company enabling personalized medical research for the development of new and effective treatments, today announced an agreement with Mayo Clinic Bioservices. Under this agreement, Mayo Clinic Bioservices will process, store and ship biospecimens that Sanguine has collected for clients developing new therapies. This will dramatically increase...

2014-04-16 08:34:22

Mayo Clinic and Better Team-up to Make the Healthcare Experience Simpler PALO ALTO, Calif. and ROCHESTER, Minn., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Better, a consumer health start-up, and Mayo Clinic today launched a new way for people to navigate the complexity of the healthcare system simply and quickly. Through a mobile device, Better provides tailored Mayo Clinic health information, 24/7 access to the clinic's experienced and highly-skilled nurses, and a Better Personal Health...

Employees Benefit From Treadmill Workstations In More Ways Than One
2014-03-14 08:56:56

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The use of treadmill workstations can improve an employee’s physical fitness and on-the-job performance levels, experts from the University of Texas at Arlington, the Mayo Clinic and the University of Minnesota claim in recently-published research. In the study, which was published by the journal PLoS ONE on February 20, the authors provided treadmill desks to sedentary employees working at a nonprofit financial service company. The...

2014-02-28 14:04:34

Findings May Help Make Immunizations More Effective Somali Americans develop twice the antibody response to rubella from the current vaccine compared to Caucasians in a new Mayo Clinic study on individualized aspects of immune response. A non-Somali, African-American cohort ranked next in immune response, still significantly higher than Caucasians, and Hispanic Americans in the study were least responsive to the vaccine. The findings appear in the journal Vaccine. “This is...

2014-02-24 12:27:28

OCHIN expands the consortium's efforts to advance national health information exchange innovation ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Care Connectivity Consortium, a health information exchange collaborative founded by five leading health care organizations, announced today the addition of its new member, OCHIN, Inc., one of the nation's largest multistate health information networks. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO The CCC will inaugurate...

2014-02-24 08:29:01

MONT-SAINT-GUIBERT, Belgium, February 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardio3 BioSciences (C3BS) (NYSE Euronext Brussels and Paris: CARD), a leader in the discovery and development of regenerative, protective and reconstructive therapies for the treatment of cardiac diseases, announces today that it has strengthened its IP portfolio following the United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO") issuing of a Notice of Allowance for patent application number US 12/994,626....


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.