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2009-11-29 08:19:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA, Inc., the world leader in Full Field Digital Mammography (FFDM) with over 7,000 installations, is pleased to debut the Aspire HD* FFDM system for the first time in the US. The Aspire HD combines the use of advanced dual layer amorphous selenium (a-Se) next generation detector technology and the smallest pixel size to deliver lower noise and higher spatial resolution at a reduced dose for the patient. The flexible Aspire HD...

2009-06-17 17:55:00

LOS ANGELES, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Torrid, the destination for fashion in sizes 12+, Sire Records and Regina Spektor are excited to announce the release of Far; the highly anticipated follow up to Spektor's gold album, Begin to Hope. To celebrate, Torrid stores nationwide will host listening parties where shoppers can preview and pre-order the album. The first 25 shoppers to arrive at the listening party will also receive a special goodie with their album purchase. (Photo:...

2009-06-09 06:00:00

PRINCETON, N.J., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DOR BioPharma, Inc. (DOR or the Company) (OTC Bulletin Board: DORB), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company, announced today that it has received Protocol Assistance feedback from the European Medicines Agency (EMEA) on the design of its confirmatory, pivotal, Phase 3 clinical trial evaluating its lead product orBec(R) for the treatment of acute gastrointestinal Graft-versus-Host Disease (GI GVHD). The EMEA agreed that should the new...

2009-06-08 07:00:00

MILTON KEYNES, England, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- SPEKTOR(R) Forensic Intelligence, a fast and forensically sound data acquisition, analysis and review solution for front line officers from the law enforcement and government communities, has been launched by UK-based forensic computing experts Evidence Talks Ltd. The portable, easy to use system enables officers with minimal training to preserve data and make informed decisions while ensuring evidential continuity, along with forensic...

2009-05-12 08:50:26

Mark Landon, eldest son of the late iconic television actor Michael Landon, was found dead in his West Hollywood, Calif., home, officials said. Landon was 60. No cause for Landon's death has been disclosed, however, CNN reported foul play is not suspected. His father, Michael Landon, is best known for his work on TV's Bonanza, Little House on the Prairie and Highway to Heaven. He adopted Mark after marrying his mother Dodie Frasier in 1956. Michael Landon died of cancer in 1991. Mark Landon,...

2009-04-30 10:50:00

ZURICH, Switzerland, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- An innovative treatment for infections of the respiratory tract in cystic fibrosis patients has received orphan drug designation in the US. Axentis Pharma of Zurich, Switzerland announced today that this sought-after designation has been granted to its product candidate Fluidosomes-tobramycin, a therapeutic that will soon be tested in Phase II clinical trials. The company has now been granted orphan drug designation for this candidate in both...

2008-11-06 09:00:44

Mesoblast, an Australian biotechnology company, has started a Phase I/II clinical trial in the US using the patented allogeneic, or 'off-the-shelf', mesenchymal precursor cells in up to 30 patients with hematologic malignancies undergoing bone marrow transplantation. This follows clearance by the FDA of an investigational new drug submission, and ethics approval by the Institutional Review Board at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. The trial will be funded...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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