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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...

2013-06-06 23:23:43

Ondine Biomedical congratulates Dr. Marta Segarra Vidal for her recent Oral Communications of Research award at the SEPA conference (Spanish Society of Periodentists). This recognition relates to Dr. Vidal´s work with photodisinfection and Periowave at the University of Valencia, where this technology has been deployed for the past few years. Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Ondine Biomedical Inc. congratulates Dr. Marta Segarra Vidal for her recent Oral Communications...

First Dual-action Compound Destroys Cancer Cells And Stops Them From Spreading
2013-06-06 19:52:41

American Chemical Society Scientists are reporting development and successful lab tests on the first potential drug to pack a lethal one-two punch against melanoma skin cancer cells. Hit number one destroys cells in the main tumor, and the second hit blocks the spread of the cancer to other sites in the body, according to their report in the journal ACS Chemical Biology. Nathan Luedtke and colleagues explain that the spread of melanoma and other forms of cancer beyond the original...

2013-05-28 23:28:30

Dr. Shah of Beautiful Canadian Laser and Skincare Clinic, understands the pain of acne. Over the course of his 13 years as a cosmetic physician, Dr Shah has witnessed firsthand the devastating effects acne can have on the self esteem of his patients and offers a wide range of solutions for this problem. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Societal Expectations We live in a society that values a clear complexion. For sufferers of acne, this often leads to insecurity and emotional pain. Acne...

2013-03-08 00:29:59

A University of Central Florida chemist has come up with a unique way to kill certain cancer cells — give them acid reflux. Chemistry professor Kevin Belfield used a special salt to make cancer cells more acidic — similar to the way greasy foods cause acid reflux in some people. He used a light-activated, acid-generating molecule to make the cells more acidic when exposed to specific wavelengths of light, which in turn kills the bad cells. The surrounding healthy cells stay...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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