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2014-01-22 04:21:41

HONG KONG, January 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ~ Facilitating Fast Market Access to Korea for the Electrical and Electronics Supply Chain in Greater China ~ Bureau Veritas is pleased to announce its Electrical and Electronics Product Line (Bureau Veritas E&E) and Korea Testing & Research Institute (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130627/622724 ) (KTR) have formed a strategic collaboration to offer a...

2012-05-21 02:25:48

LOS ANGELES, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Genesis Biopharma, Inc. (OTC/BB: GNBP), a biotechnology company developing targeted cancer immunotherapies, announces the posting of the following Letter to Shareholders to the Investors section of the Company's website at www.genesis-biopharma.com. In addition, on May 15, 2012, the Company filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission its Quarterly Report for the three months ended March 31, 2012 on Form 10-Q. The Form 10-Q includes...

2012-02-20 08:00:00

BUDAPEST, February 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Free, Unique Website Offering Multiple Translations iTranslate4.eu, the innovative machine translation portal was created as a result of a two year project funded by the EU. The Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) coordinated the development of the platform, which provides high quality translations even in the less-frequent language pairs, and offers up to five alternatives in the...

2012-01-26 02:12:48

Scientists with the new Children´s Research Institute at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified the environment in which blood-forming stem cells survive and thrive within the body, an important step toward increasing the safety and effectiveness of bone-marrow transplantation. Institute investigators led by Dr. Sean Morrison asked which cells are responsible for the microenvironment that nurtures haematopoietic stem cells, which produce billions of new blood cells every day....

2011-12-14 11:46:10

Discovery leads to novel melatonin drug with potential to treat insomnia A team from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and McGill University has made a major breakthrough by unraveling the inner workings of melatonin, also known as the "sleep hormone." The research, conducted in collaboration with scientists in Italy, reveals the key role played by the melatonin receptor in the brain that promotes deep, restorative sleep. This discovery led the...

Breast Cancer Survivors Face Cognitive Problems
2011-12-12 13:10:42

According to a new study, breast cancer survivors may experience problems with certain mental abilities several years after treatment. The new study indicates that there may be common and treatment-specific ways that cancer therapies negatively affect cancer survivors' mental abilities. Paul Jacobsen, PhD, of the Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, and his colleagues examined 62 breast cancer patients treated with chemotherapy plus radiation, 67 patients treated with...

2011-09-14 15:00:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmaNet Development Group, Inc., an inVentiv Health Company, and a leading provider of clinical development services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, generic drug and medical device companies, announced today that its subsidiary, PharmaNet Canada, Inc. (PharmaNet) and The Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre (RI MUHC) have signed a Letter of Intent to jointly form, manage, and operate the first in-hospital translational...

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2011-07-13 05:25:00

Japanese scientists said this week that they have created teeth by using mouse stem cells and successfully transplanted them into mice. The researchers said the entire tooth units were inserted into the lower jaws of mice and were attached successfully with jaw bones. "The bioengineered teeth were fully functional ... there was no trouble (with) biting and eating food after transplantation," Masamitsu Oshima, assistant professor at the Research Institute for Science and Technology, Tokyo...

2011-07-12 12:35:00

Substantial advance in the development of next-generation "organ replacement regenerative therapies"Tokyo, July 13, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Donor organ transplantation is currently an essential therapeutic approach to the replacement of a dysfunctional organ as a result of disease, injury or aging in vivo. Recent progress in the area of regenerative therapy has the potential to lead to bioengineered mature organ replacement in the future. A research group led by Professor Takashi Tsuji...

2011-03-08 11:53:00

GLEN ALLEN, Va., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Managed Care Physicians (NAMCP) Medical Directors Research Institute announced that Matt Hughes, MD, MPH, Associate Professor Division of Occupational & Environmental Medicine University of Utah School of Medicine will present "Comparative Evaluation of Treatment Guidelines for Chronic Opioid Use in Non-Malignant Pain Disorders: Identification of Responsible Opioid Prescribing and Utilization Practices" at 9:30...