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2014-04-16 14:11:59

A University of Texas at Arlington physicist working to create a luminescent nanoparticle to use in security-related radiation detection may have instead happened upon an advance in photodynamic cancer therapy. Wei Chen, professor of physics and co-director of UT Arlington's Center for Security Advances Via Applied Nanotechnology, was testing a copper-cysteamine complex created in his lab when he discovered unexplained decreases in its luminescence, or light emitting power, over a...

2014-03-26 08:28:35

Supplemental approval will expand PDT with Photofrin® treatments in specific lung and esophageal cancers TORONTO AND BANNOCKBURN, IL, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Concordia Healthcare Corp. (Concordia or the Company) (TSX:CXR) (OTCQX: CHEHF) announced today that its subsidiary Pinnacle Biologics, Inc. (Pinnacle), a biopharmaceutical research and development company specializing in rare diseases, was granted U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) premarket supplemental...

2014-01-13 08:27:08

Agreement represents continued movement forward in the development of a potential new treatment for rare cancers TORONTO and BANNOCKBURN, Ill., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Concordia Healthcare Corp. ("Concordia" TSX:CXR) announced today that its subsidiary Pinnacle Biologics, Inc. ("Pinnacle"), a biopharmaceutical research and development company specializing in rare diseases, has reached an agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (the "FDA") under a special protocol...

2013-11-29 23:04:59

Renowned dermatology expert Mitchel Goldman, MD, responds to the movie star’s revelation that he was diagnosed with a common form of skin cancer. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 The public knows Australian actor Hugh Jackman for his movie roles as comic book superhero Wolverine, however, his recently announced cancer scare shows that he is not as invincible as his onscreen alter-ego. On his Instagram account, Hugh Jackman shared with his fans that he had a mark on his nose that...

2013-11-11 08:27:57

MELBOURNE, Australia and HAMBURG, Germany, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Novel drug which improves visualisation and resection of malignant brain tumours now widely available -- Twice as many patients are without progression of brain cancer six months after surgery with GLIOLAN -- To date over 100 Australian patients have been treated with GLIOLAN via the Federal Government's Special Access Scheme A novel drug which assists neurosurgeons to better...

2013-10-07 23:29:39

Dr. Martin Desrosiers and his research team at the University of Montreal are the first clinicians to deploy the Sinuwave Photodisinfection system on patients with refractory chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS). (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 Sinuwave Technologies Corporation announces that its Sinuwave Photodisinfection System was the subject of an abstract that was presented at the 59th Annual Meeting of the American Rhinologic Society held September 28, 2013 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada....

2013-10-02 08:28:19

Company also filed to receive CE mark in Europe Lumigel Cleanse System is safe, efficacious and poised to become a game-changer for acne sufferers and dermatologists alike LAVAL, QC, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - KLOX Technologies Inc. ("KLOX" or the "Company") announces the approval in Canada of the Klox Biophotonic System (also known as the Lumigel Cleanse System) for the treatment of acne vulgaris after receiving this week a Medical Device License from the Therapeutic Products...

2013-09-05 23:25:45

MRSAid™ was recently featured in the 2013 ICPIC (International Consortium for Prevention & Infection Control) Innovation Award received by the Vancouver General Hospital infection control team lead by Dr. Elizabeth Bryce. The VGH team was the winner of this prestigious global recognition for pioneering a novel universal decolonization protocol involving Ondine’s Photodisinfection technology, MRSAid. Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Ondine Biomedical Inc. is...

2013-09-05 23:25:39

Dr. Loebel will be introducing to the European photobiology community pre-clinical and clinical results in a presentation entitled, “Clinical application of antimicrobial photodynamic therapy to chronic disease states”. Sinuwave™ is a treatment for chronic sinusitis patients based on Photodisinfection that is currently available in Canada. Bothell, Washington (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Sinuwave Technologies Corporation is pleased to announce that Dr. Nicolas Loebel, its President...

2013-08-29 23:28:03

A new study from one of the country’s top mesothelioma research centers suggests that light-based cancer treatment, in combination with lung-sparing surgery, may dramatically improve the odds of survival. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Research published in The Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery and reported by Surviving Mesothelioma finds some encouraging results among malignant pleural mesothelioma patients who underwent lung-sparing mesothelioma surgery and photodynamic therapy...