Biology News

IBM: Your Computer Can Help Scientists Study Connection Between Body Bacteria and Autoimmune Diseases

8/23/2017
ARMONK, N.Y. , Aug. 23, 2017  The general public's help is being enlisted in what's thought to be the biggest study of the human microbiome—the bacteria that live in and on the human body –and are believed to affect health.  The Microbiome Immunity Project is the largest study to date of the bacteria in the human microbiome, starting with the gut. Th... [Comments]

ivWatch Achieves ISO 13485 Certification: Provides Foundation for International Distribution

8/15/2017
HAMPTON, Va. , Aug. 15 2017   ivWatch LLC , a medical device company focused on improving the safety and effectiveness of intravenous (IV) therapy, today announced receipt of its ISO 13485 Certification, the global standard for medical device quality management systems (QMS) developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO®). ivWatch Mo... [Comments]

Delta launches biometrics to board aircraft at Reagan Washington National Airport

7/20/2017
WASHINGTON , July 20, 2017 Delta (NYSE: DAL ) customers now can use fingerprints instead of their boarding pass to board any Delta aircraft at Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). Delta launches biometrics to board aircraft at Reagan Washington National Airport Delta's biometric boarding pass experience that launched in May at the D... [Comments]

ATA Welcomes Seeing Machines to ATA Featured Product Program

6/30/2017
ARLINGTON, Va. , June 30, 2017 Today, American Trucking Associations announced Seeing Machines, a leading developer and supplier of face and eye tracking software, became the newest member to the ATA Featured Product provider program. "Artificial intelligence and advanced sensing algorithms have created an innovative way to monitor a driver's attentiveness levels... [Comments]

IBM Research and Cornell University to Use Genetic Sequencing and Big Data Analytics to Help Keep Global Milk Supply Safe

6/23/2017
ARMONK, N.Y. and ITHACA, N.Y. , June 23, 2017  IBM (NYSE: IBM ) and Cornell University, a leader in dairy research, today announced a new collaboration using next-generation sequencing combined with bioinformatics designed to help reduce the chances that the global milk supply is impacted by safety breaches. With the onset of this dairy project, Cornell University has... [Comments]

VivaTech 2017: Startups to Showcase New AI-based Solutions Built with IBM Watson

6/14/2017
PARIS , June 15, 2017  IBM (NYSE: IBM ) is introducing several innovative partner startups at VivaTech 2017, the international tech event dedicated to developing collaboration between startups and global businesses, taking place in Paris on June 15-17. During the event, nine startups will showcase the solutions they have built with IBM Watson to deliver value in... [Comments]

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) and Movendo Technology Launch the Production of their First 30 Rehabilitative Hunova Robots

5/23/2017
GENOA, Italy , May 23, 2017  Hunova, the first robotic gym for the rehabilitation and functional motor sense evaluation of lower limbs and trunk, has been officially launched in Genoa, Italy . The first 30 robots will be available from June in Europe and the USA . The technology was developed and patented at the IIT laboratories and has been launched on the marke... [Comments]

Veratad Joins Identity Leaders in Washington D.C. for Inaugural K(NO)W Identity Conference 2017

5/16/2017
TEANECK, N.J. , May 16, 2017  Veratad Technologies, LLC ( www.veratad.com ), an innovative and industry leading provider of online age and identity verification solutions, announced today they will participate as a sponsor of the K(NO)W Identity Conference 2017, May 15 thru May 17, 2017, in Washington D.C.'s Ronald Regan Building and International Trade Center. Iden... [Comments]

Bridge Patient Portal and MD EMR Systems Partner to Build Integration Between Bridge Patient Portal and GE Centricity EMR and CPS

5/16/2017
DALLAS , May 16, 2017   Bridge Patient Portal , an enterprise patient portal for health organizations, and MD EMR Systems , an electronic medical record solutions developer and certified development partner for GE, have established a partnership to build an interface between the Bridge Patient Portal product and the GE Centricity™ products, including Centricity Practice S... [Comments]

Ram Group Announces World's First Full-Body Biometric Authentication Technology

5/6/2017
SINGAPORE , May 5, 2017 RAM Group , Singaporean based technology firm, has just announced a new breakthrough in biometric authentication based on a novel  quantum-state sensor that exploits quantum mechanical properties to perform biometric authentication. These new sensors are based on a revolutionary new smart semiconductor material created by Ram Group and... [Comments]

How to Improve Refugee Vetting Now; a 9/11 Commission Border Counsel Perspective

4/24/2017
WASHINGTON , April 24, 2017 Janice Kephart , former 9/11 Commission border counsel and partner with  Identity Strategy Partners, LLP (IdSP) , today issues the following statement: "With or without President Trump's March 6, 2017 Executive Order: Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry , refugee vetting can be instilled with greater confidenc... [Comments]

Medicine News

Arc Mercer Unveils First Group for LGBTQ People with Special Needs

8/23/2017
New York, New York (PRWEB) August 23, 2017 The Arc Mercer, Capitol County’s premier provider of programs and services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), has launched a groundbreaking LGBTQ community organization for people with special needs. The group, the Sp... [Comments]

Jachimowicz Law Group Moves Into New San Jose Office

8/23/2017
San Jose, California (PRWEB) August 23, 2017 Jachimowicz Law Group is excited to announce a new location for its San Jose, California, office at 1530 The Alameda, Suite 115. The office is located between Schiele and Pershing avenues, with convenient parking for clients. Though the office lo... [Comments]

Attorneys Bill Voss and Scott Hunziker of The Voss Law Firm Celebrate 14 Years of Service to the Greater Houston Area

8/23/2017
The Woodlands, Texas (PRWEB) August 23, 2017 This week the The Voss Law Firm celebrates 14 years as one of the leading denied claims firms in Texas. Founded by Bill Voss, the firm grew quickly and has built a reputation for excellence, trust, and accountability. Now they celebrate over a deca... [Comments]

Loyale Healthcare Announces the Addition of Industry Veteran Grattan Smith to Lead Strategic Partnership Initiatives

8/23/2017
Lafayette, California (PRWEB) August 23, 2017 Loyale Healthcare today announced the addition of Grattan Smith, Vice President Business Development and Sector Growth. Mr. Smith joins other recent high-profile hires including Frank Massi, Chief Revenue Officer and Shirley Straka, Vice Preside... [Comments]

Teeth Whitening for Life Now Offered by Drs. Steven White and Brad Haines, Dentists in Cornelius, NC

8/23/2017
Cornelius, NC (PRWEB) August 23, 2017 Drs. Steven White and Brad Haines are pleased to announce an exclusive promotion for teeth whitening in Cornelius, NC. By taking advantage of this offer, valued at more than $300 per year, new patients can enjoy a lifetime of brighter smiles. With every... [Comments]

ONC Head Dr. Donald Rucker Addresses Interoperability and Burden of Usability During WEDI Summer Forum Keynote

8/23/2017
RESTON, Va (PRWEB) August 23, 2017 Earlier this month, the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) , the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange and a trusted advisor to the U.S. Department of Health and... [Comments]

Opioid Addiction and Substance Abuse Alleviated Using Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy: Safe and Effective Intervention in Drug Epidemic

8/23/2017
Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 23, 2017 Based on worldwide research and decades of evidence, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy continues to prove the safety and efficacy of HBOT in treating and helping to heal addictions and substance abuse disorders. The TreatNOW Coalition, representing clinics acros... [Comments]

NFP’s Retirement Division Earns CEFEX Certification for Fiduciary Excellence Sixth Year in a Row

8/23/2017
NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) August 23, 2017 CEFEX, the Centre for Fiduciary Excellence, LLC, has once again certified NFP’s Retirement division as adhering to the standards representing best practices in the retirement plan industry. The independent CEFEX Investment Advisor certification demonstrate... [Comments]

Stevie Awards Announce Winners of 2017 Best of the IBA Awards

8/23/2017
Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) August 23, 2017 The Stevie® Awards have announced the winners of the Best of the IBA Awards in The 2017 (14th annual) International Business Awards , the world’s premier business awards competition. Nominees in the 2017 IBAs were not able to apply for the Best of... [Comments]

Nightingale College Joins the Initiative to Better the Community Through Volunteering

8/23/2017
Ogden, Utah (PRWEB) August 23, 2017 Nightingale College continues the semiannual Give Back Day tradition for its fourth year since 2013. Give Back Day is a time Nightingale College dedicates to serving and volunteering for organizations that provide indispensable resources to the communit... [Comments]

Healthcare Background Screening Firm PreCheck Makes Inc. 5000 for Fifth Consecutive Year

8/23/2017
Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 23, 2017 PreCheck, Inc., a background screening and credentialing firm specializing in the healthcare industry, made the 2017 Inc. 5000 with a three-year sales growth of 49 percent . The Inc. 5000 is an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private comp... [Comments]

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