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2014-03-21 12:24:19

The SRT-100(TM) and SRT-100 Vision(TM) are used to treat a host of dermatological and oncological conditions with low-energy radiation therapy BOCA RATON, Fla., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan has recognized Sensus Healthcare with the 2014 North American award for New Product Innovation Leadership. Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this award to the company that has developed an innovative element in a product by leveraging leading-edge technologies. The award...

2014-03-21 08:25:00

Leveraging Proprietary Mucoadhesive Polymer Hydrogel Technology to Expand Product Offerings; Seeking Global Marketing Partners NEW YORK, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTCBB: ACCP) announced that it has advanced development of a new proprietary product, called ProctiGard(TM), for the treatment of radiation proctitis. Radiation proctitis ("RP") is a significant unmet medical need, with no well-established standard of care. It is estimated that there are...

2014-03-20 23:26:55

San Diego Based Practice Joins Hundreds of Laser Professionals in Offering Free Radiation Mark Removal San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Cosmetic Laser Dermatology has volunteered in the New Beginnings: Radiation Mark Removal Program, a national philanthropic campaign, coordinated by the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery, Inc. (ASLMS), offering free radiation mark removal for cancer patients. “I’m excited and honored to be a part of this remarkable program. This...

2014-03-20 23:02:41

Researchers at UC Davis have found that the investigational cancer vaccine tecemotide, when administered with the chemotherapeutic cisplatin, boosted immune response and reduced the number of tumors in mice with lung cancer. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Researchers at UC Davis have found that the investigational cancer vaccine tecemotide, when administered with the chemotherapeutic cisplatin, boosted immune response and reduced the number of tumors in mice with lung cancer. The...

2014-03-20 12:28:30

The products have demonstrated safety, clinical efficacy, and potential for widespread adoption to treat a host of dermatological and oncological conditions MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the non-melanoma skin cancer therapy market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Sensus Healthcare LLC with the 2014 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation Leadership. Sensus uses a technique known as superficial radiation...

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2014-03-20 04:40:46

[ Watch the Video: Van Allen Probes See Zebra Stripes ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Data from NASA’s twin Van Allen Probes has led to the discovery of a new, potentially dangerous zebra-striped structure located in Earth’s inner radiation belt, according to new research appearing in Wednesday’s edition of the journal Nature. In the paper, lead author Aleksandr Ukhorskiy of the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) and his colleagues explain...

2014-03-19 23:27:16

New RF Safe hands-free air tube headsets bring live acoustic sound to iPhone and Samsung smartphones for users worried about their brain being exposed to cell phone radiation. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 RF Safe is celebrating the beginning of its 16th year of helping cell phone users live both happier and healthier lives with radiation safe, live acoustic sound headsets. RF Safe air-tube headsets offer smartphone users way more than just protection from any potential health...

2014-03-19 23:00:59

An NJIT physicist is a collaborator in the discovery of a new structure in Earth’s inner radiation belt -- a zebra-striped structure of highly energized electrons that could endanger humans in space and also damage low-earth navigation and communication satellites. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 An NJIT physicist is a collaborator in the discovery of a new structure in Earth’s inner radiation belt -- a zebra-striped structure of highly energized electrons that could endanger humans...

2014-03-19 08:28:33

ALBANY, New York, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ResearchMoz.us includes new market research report "Sterilization Equipment and Disinfectants Market 2019 [http://www.researchmoz.us/sterilization-equipment-market-global-industry-size-market-share-trends-analysis-and-forecasts-2012-2018-report.html ] " to its huge collection of research reports. Researchmoz presents this most up-to-date research on Sterilization Equipment and Disinfectants Market (...

2014-03-18 08:33:40

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cerulean Pharma Inc., a leader in dynamically tumor-targeted nanopharmaceuticals, today announced that the first patient has been dosed in a Phase 1b/2 trial designed to (1) identify the recommended Phase 2 dose of CRLX101 in combination with Xeloda(®) (capecitabine) and radiation (chemoradiotherapy) and (2) detect signals, if any, of increased efficacy over standard neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for rectal cancer. The trial is...


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Incoming Solar Radiation Impacts By Various Weather Cycles
2012-08-22 13:30:39

The above image looks at the month of March for the three cycles known as Normal Phase, El-Nino, and La-Nina. The data was recorded for the city of Honolulu Hawaii, during the month of March. Remember this is just data for one month during these cycles. Normal: During this cycle incoming solar activity was upwards to 48% efficient for the month, producing less than 50% of the month which is due to the large amount of daily cloud cover that is seen on the island during the early morning and...

Incoming Solar Radiation Impacts By Various Weather Cycles
2012-07-23 11:19:47

The above image looks at the month of March for the three cycles known as Normal Phase, El-Nino, and La-Nina. The data was recorded for the city of Austin Texas. Remember this is just data for one month during these cycles. Normal: During this cycle incoming solar activity was upwards to 60% efficient for the month, producing enough solar energy that only 40% of the month would have not had strong incoming radiation. EL-Nino: This phase provided the area with an extended number of...

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2010-11-15 19:37:34

Sunglasses are protective eyewear designed to shield the eyes from damaging or discomforting sunlight and high-energy light. They can also work as a visual aid. The ultraviolet radiation from the sun can cause several serious eye problems and many healthcare professionals recommend eye protection. However, since the 1940s sunglasses have been associated with celebrities more so than eye protection. James Ayscough experimented with tinted lenses in the mid-18th century although they were...

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2010-10-27 21:58:22

The bolometer, invented in 1878 by Samuel Pierpont Langley, measures the energy of incident electromagnetic radiation. It consists of an absorptive element connected to a heat sink through a thermal link. The absortive element raises its temperature above that of the heat sink when radiation impinges on it. The higher the energy the higher the temperature rises. Old bolometers used metals while newer ones used semiconductors and superconductors as the absorptive elements. Bolometers can...

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2010-09-24 17:50:57

A telescope, designed to aid the observation of remote objects, collects some form of electromagnetic radiation (such as visible light). The Netherlands developed the first known practical telescope in the 17th century. The term "telescope" was termed in order to describe Galileo's instruments in 1611. However, Galileo was not the inventor of the telescope. It was Hans Lippershey, Zacharias Janssen, and Jacob Metius who are credited with the creation of the telescope. In 1668, Isaac Newton...

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