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2014-03-05 23:22:33

1,4-BDO Market Size - $4,729.9 mn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 5.7%, Market Trends - Shift in focus towards developing bio-based 1,4 BDO. Visit - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/1-4-butanediol-market San Francisco, California (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The global market for 1,4-butanediol (1,4-BDO) is expected to reach USD 6,947.1 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growth of footwear industry, mainly in Asia Pacific, is expected to...

2014-03-04 16:24:31

Upon completing the survey, Find a Cure Panel will make a donation to a non-profit of your choice LOS ANGELES, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Find a Cure Panel specializes in patient research for serious and rare diseases and conditions, including Parkinson's. They currently have a confidential and anonymous online survey for PD. Both patients and caregivers can qualify. Please read the below and consider participating if you qualify. Survey for patients and caregivers who are on Levodopa...

2014-02-28 23:28:46

In light of recent media attention surrounding the topic, New Found Life of Delray Beach, a premier treatment and recovery center located in Florida, released an official statement today regarding increased heroin use across the country. Since the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman, New Found Life of Delray Beach has received an increased amount of inquiries, phone calls, and web traffic due to recent news coverage surrounding heroin. Delray Beach, Florida (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 On...

2014-01-29 08:30:15

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Organovo Holdings, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ONVO) ("Organovo"), a three-dimensional biology company focused on delivering breakthrough 3D bioprinting technology, today announced that it has performed its first 3D Liver tissue delivery. The achievement marks the delivery of Organovo's 3D Liver tissue to a laboratory outside of the company to a key opinion leader (KOL) for experimentation, and marks the achievement of a milestone along the pathway to commercial...

2013-12-13 09:37:18

A Phase I trial of endoxifen, an active metabolite of the cancer drug tamoxifen, indicates that the experimental drug is safe, with early evidence for anti-tumor activity, a Mayo Clinic study has found. The findings indicate that Z-endoxifen, co-developed by Mayo Clinic Cancer Center and the National Cancer Institute (NCI), may provide a new and better treatment for some women with estrogen positive breast cancer and, in particular, for those women who do not respond to tamoxifen and...

2013-12-12 23:28:53

Rapid CYP2C19 Testing for Heart Attack Patients Using Antiplatelet Drugs in 150-Patient Clinical Trial With Spartan Bioscience Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Spartan Bioscience today announced the start of a 150-patient study of personalized medicine for cardiac stent patients in Poland, Hungary, and Lithuania. The study is sponsored by the Medical University of Warsaw, and is entitled “Bedside Genetic or Pharmacodynamic Testing to Prevent Periprocedural Myonecrosis During...

2013-12-11 13:14:42

A drug now used to treat a type of lymphoma has shown surprising benefit in preclinical studies of inflammatory breast cancer, according to a researcher at Thomas Jefferson University’s Kimmel Cancer Center. The finding, published in the October issue of the Journal of Experimental Therapeutics and Oncology, has led to development of a phase 1/2 clinical trial at Kimmel Cancer Center to test the agent, Romidepsin (Istodax™), in combination with nab-paclitaxel (Abraxane™) chemotherapy...

2013-11-26 23:30:44

Spartan Bioscience announces 2,000-patient clinical trial of rapid DNA testing for heart attack patients using antiplatelet drugs. Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Spartan Bioscience today announced the start of a 2,000-patient study of personalized medicine for cardiac stent patients in Saudi Arabia. The study is sponsored by the University of Dammam, and is entitled “Bedside Testing of CYP2C19 Gene for Treatment of Patients with PCI with Antiplatelet Therapy.” The Spartan...


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