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09/19/2017 03:32 PM
FDA Approves the First Inhaler Combining Three Medicines
News
The FDA late Monday approved sales of Trelegy Ellipta, developed jointly by GlaxoSmithKline PLC and Innoviva Inc. It contains three widely used types of medicine to prevent - rather than treat -flare-ups of the life-threatening breathing disorders.
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Linda A. Johnson, AP Medical Writer
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09/19/2017 02:53 PM
8 Autism-Related Mutations Cluster in 1 Gene
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Researchers discover a large number of mutations clustered in a single gene that disrupt the development of the brain’s connections and likely contribute to the development of autism-spectrum disorders.
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University of Southern Californiia
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09/18/2017 08:36 AM
Why We Did Not Evolve to Live Forever: Unveiling the Mystery of Age
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Researchers at the Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB) in Mainz, Germany, have made a breakthrough in understanding the origin of the ageing process.
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Universitaet Mainz
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09/18/2017 08:30 AM
A New Paradigm for Treating Transcription Factor-driven Cancers
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In a new paper, researchers describe a new paradigm for treating transcription factor-driven cancers. The study focuses on Ewing sarcoma and how the EWS/FLI transcription factor drives the malignancy – and suggests ways to disrupt the process.
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Nationwide Children's Hospital
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09/15/2017 02:28 PM
Novel Genetic Mutation Discovered in Parkinson’s Disease Patient
According to a new report in the Journal of Parkinson's Disease, researchers identified the first case of a patient with Parkinson's disease carrying a mutation in the ACMSD gene
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IOS Press
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09/15/2017 08:18 AM
One Vaccine Injection Could Carry Many Doses
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Microparticles created by new 3-D fabrication method could release drugs or vaccines long after injection.
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Anne Trafton, MIT News
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09/14/2017 03:08 PM
FDA Approves First Biosimilar for the Treatment of Cancer
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Mvasi, a biosimilar to the cancer drug Avastin, is approved for certain colorectal, lung, brain, kidney and cervical cancers.
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U.S. Food & Drug Administration
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09/14/2017 01:47 PM
Researchers Develop Spectroscopic "Science Camera" System for Smartphone-enabled Mobile Health
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The latest versions of most smartphones contain at least two and sometimes three built-in cameras. Researchers at the University of Illinois would like to sell mobile device manufactures on the idea of adding yet another image sensor as a built-in capability for health diagnostic, environmental monitoring, and general-purpose color sensing applications.
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University of Illinois
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09/14/2017 08:22 AM
Studies Help Explain Link Between Autism, Severe Infection During Pregnancy
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Bacterial populations in mother’s GI tract may play a central role.
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Anne Trafton, MIT News
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09/13/2017 02:32 PM
Biochemists Dip into the Health Benefits of Olives and Olive Oil
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A Virginia Tech research team discovered that the olive-derived compound oleuropein helps the body secrete more insulin, a central signaling molecule in the body that controls metabolism.
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Virginia Tech
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09/13/2017 10:56 AM
Predicting the Severity of Disease by Measuring Molecules
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An international team of researchers has found a way to diagnose disease and predict patient outcomes simply by measuring unbelievably small changes in interactions between molecules inside the body.
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University of Virginia Health System
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09/13/2017 08:21 AM
Fire Ant Venom Compounds May Lead to Skin Treatments
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Compounds derived from fire ant venom can reduce skin thickening and inflammation in a mouse model of psoriasis, Emory and Case Western scientists have shown.
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Emory Health Sciences
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09/12/2017 03:34 PM
Study of Circular DNA Comes Full Circle with Use of Old Technique
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A 50-year-old lab technique is helping researchers better understand circular DNA, a lesser-known and poorly understood cousin of the linear version commonly associated with life’s genetic blueprint.
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The University of Texas at Dallas
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09/12/2017 01:46 PM
Lab-Grown Bone Cell Breakthrough Heralds New Benefits for Orthopedics
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The latest development in a technique known as ‘nanokicking’ has allowed scientists from the Universities of Glasgow, Strathclyde, the West of Scotland and Galway to grow three-dimensional samples of mineralised bone in the laboratory for the first time.
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The University of Glasgow
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09/11/2017 09:45 AM
Walkaway LCMS Sample Prep
Product Announcement
The RESOLVEX A200 offers unattended positive pressure solid phase extraction, providing increased walkaway times for LC-MS sample preparation workflows.

09/11/2017 09:44 AM
Ultrapure Water System with Bagtank Technology
Product Announcement
This newly developed system delivers a flow rate of one liter per minute and is specially designed for ultrapure water requirements of less than 10 liters per day.

09/11/2017 09:42 AM
Analyzer Automatically Images Nanoparticles for Identification
Product Announcement
For the first time ever, new instrumentation featuring Nano-Flow  particle imaging provides digital images of particles ranging in size from 300 nm to 30 µm.

09/11/2017 09:40 AM
Antioxidants Early in Parkinson's Disease May Halt Degeneration
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Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified a toxic cascade that leads to neuronal degeneration in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) and figured out how to interrupt it.
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Northwestern Medicine
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09/11/2017 09:34 AM
Concussion in Teenagers Increases Risk of Multiple Sclerosis in Later Life
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Concussion in teenagers increases the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) in later life. However, there is no association with MS for concussion in younger children.
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Örebro Universitet
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09/08/2017 02:00 PM
Human Skin Cells Transformed Directly into Motor Neurons
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New technique could aid treatments for diseases that lead to paralysis.
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Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis
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