Biology News

Personalized Medicine: A New Approach to Treat Periodontal Diseases

SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) March 18, 2019 Periodontal disease, where bacterial infection of the gums causes chronic inflammation that can eventually lead to tooth loss, affects nearly 50% of the US population. Making this disease particularly challenging to treat is the fact that the bacteria adhere... [Comments]

Peer-Reviewed Paper in Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology Reveals that uBiome Has the Largest Patent Portfolio in the Microbiome Space

SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) March 18, 2019 uBiome, the leader in microbial genomics, has the largest patent portfolio in the microbiome industry and the third highest quality portfolio following Seres Health and Nestle, as published in Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology by authors Manu... [Comments]

3Bar Biologics and Pivot Bio Help Farmers Increase Crop Productivity and Decrease Need for Fertilizer

COLUMBUS, Ohio and BERKELEY, Calif. (PRWEB) March 18, 2019 3Bar Biologics, the cutting-edge biotech company and Pivot Bio, the leader in microbial solutions announce today they have entered into an agreement for 3Bar to provide a proprietary delivery system for Pivot Bio PROVENTM, Pivot Bio... [Comments]

They’re Talking. Are You Listening? Improve Your Clinical Trial with Patient Insights, New Webinar Hosted by Xtalks

TORONTO (PRWEB) March 18, 2019 Early engagement not only improves and makes research studies more cost-effective, but also successfully leverages the patient perspective and improves participation by better balancing scientific objectives with patient goals. Reaching out to patient advocac... [Comments]

FileWave Launches New Channel Partner Program

INDIANAPOLIS (PRWEB) March 14, 2019 FileWave, the multi-platform endpoint management solution for apps, devices and configurations on Mac, Windows and mobile, today announces the launch of its North American channel partner program. Resellers can sign on in different tiers based on sales volu... [Comments]

Bode Technology Completes DNA Analysis on 100,000 Sexual Assault Kits

LORTON, Va. (PRWEB) March 13, 2019 Bode Technology (Bode), a leading provider of forensic DNA analysis products and services, announced that they have now completed DNA testing on more than 100,000 sexual assault kits. As thousands of untested kits are identified across the country, Bode c... [Comments]

Highmark Health's VITAL Innovation Platform Named "Corporate Innovation" Winner in 23rd Annual Carnegie Science Awards

PITTSBURGH (PRWEB) March 13, 2019 Highmark Health’s VITAL Innovation Platform has been named the winner in the “Corporate Innovation” category of the 23nd annual Carnegie Science Awards. The accolade is one of the top honors in the awards. Winners were announced at an event on March 12 in Pit... [Comments]

Beddr Advocates for Sleep Apnea Awareness During 12th Annual World Sleep Day®

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (PRWEB) March 13, 2019 Sleep problems constitute a global epidemic that threatens health and quality of life for up to 45 percent of the world’s population. One billion people worldwide suffer from sleep apnea - a condition that occurs when a person's breathing i... [Comments]

Leak Detection Associates Announces Participation in INTERPHEX 2019

EGG HARBOR, N.J. (PRWEB) March 13, 2019 Leak Detection Associates , the leading global supplier of helium based leak detection systems for the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Medical Device Industries, is excited to announce that it will be returning to INTERPHEX in 2019. Leak Detection... [Comments]

FEITIAN Technologies Launches Two New Payment Card Solutions

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (PRWEB) March 12, 2019 FEITIAN Technologies US Inc. , a world leader in strong multi-factor authentication and combined technology all-in-one smart cards, announced today the launch of two new payment card types which can both be combined with FIDO strong authentication:... [Comments]

Almost Half of LGBTQ Millennials Plan to Have Children Using Infertility Treatment; Fairer Health Insurance Policies Can Help

ORLANDO, Fla. (PRWEB) March 11, 2019 A new report published by the Family Equality Council reveals a strong interest in parenting among U.S. LGBTQ Millennials compared to previous generations; 77% of those aged 18 to 35 already have or are considering having children, 63% in the 36 to 54 age... [Comments]

Medicine News

Exploring Life and Death of Cells, Worcester Polytechnic Institute Biomedical Engineer’s Research Could Lead to Better Understanding of Cancer, Heart Disease

WORCESTER, Mass. (PRWEB) March 18, 2019 With a three-year, $446,563 collaborative grant from the National Science Foundation, Kristen Billiar , professor and head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), hopes to close an important gap in our unde... [Comments]

Vida Health Launches Habits to Support Behavior Change in Personalized Programs

SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) March 18, 2019 Vida Health, a personalized virtual care platform for physical and behavioral health, today announced the launch of Habits, a machine-learning driven experience that delivers personalized recommendations and reminders. Alongside this launch, Vida is unveil... [Comments]

The World’s First All-in-one Water Bottle, MOVEO, Launches on Indiegogo

Wilmington, Delaware (PRWEB) March 18, 2019 MOVEO , a new all-in-one, modular water bottle, launched today on Indiegogo with a funding goal of $10,000. With time marks to monitor daily water intake, a built-in fruit diffuser, a wire ball to mix protein shakes, a water cup, a pill box, a stra... [Comments]

Willamette Dental Group Wins 2019 Employee Voice Award- Chosen for Distinction in Employee Engagement

HILLSBORO, Ore. (PRWEB) March 18, 2019 Willamette Dental Group, the largest multi-specialty group dental practice in the Pacific Northwest, has been recognized for its success in employee engagement for a fourth time by winning the 2019 Employee Voice Award from Quantum Workplace. The company... [Comments]

Blood Flow Restriction Therapy May Protect Against Bone Loss Following ACL Reconstruction

LAS VEGAS (PRWEB) March 16, 2019 Blood Flow Restriction Therapy May Protect Against Bone Loss Following ACL Reconstruction Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction patients often face bone and muscle loss immediately following the procedure. Researchers presenting their work today a... [Comments]

Early Sports Specialization Tied to Increased Injury Rates in College Athletes

LAS VEGAS (PRWEB) March 16, 2019 Sixty million kids participate in organized athletics each year with ever increasing amounts of children specializing in one sport before the age of 14 with hopes of a college scholarship or professional career on the line. However, researchers presenting thei... [Comments]

Strategic Mobility Group, LLC Announces New RX Website To Tackle Clinical Communications Challenges In Hospitals

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (PRWEB) March 15, 2019 Strategic Mobility Group, LLC (SMG3), a leading provider of innovative technology solutions, announced the launch of its newly designed healthcare website, Integrating a vibrant array of colors with a clean, simple design, SMG3RX will allow... [Comments]

NACDS Praises Arkansas E-prescribing Law Preventing Opioid Abuse

ARLINGTON, Va. (PRWEB) March 15, 2019 The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) praises the enactment of an electronic prescribing bill (SB 174), for controlled substance prescriptions for Schedule II through Schedule VI, which will help prevent opioid abuse. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hut... [Comments]

Dr. Michael Mansouri of Mansouri Family Dental Care Launches Dental Assisting School

MARIETTE, Ga. (PRWEB) March 15, 2019 Esteemed Marietta dentist Dr. Michael Mansouri is pleased to announce the establishment of Assisting 101 - School of Dental Assisting . The private dental assistant school is recognized as one of the best Dental Assisting programs in the state of Georgia... [Comments]

Global Partnership for Telehealth Hires Matt Strickland as CTO

WAYCROSS, Ga. (PRWEB) March 15, 2019 Matt Strickland has joined the Global Partnership for Telehealth team as the telehealth networking agency’s new Chief Technology Officer. Strickland is assuming the role following the departure of Jerad Johnson, former CTO of Global Partnership for Telehea... [Comments]

NACDS Lauds Seven-Day Prescription Bill to Mitigate Opioid Abuse

ARLINGTON, Va. (PRWEB) March 15, 2019 The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) today welcomed the introduction of legislation that would limit to a seven-day supply the initial prescriptions of opioids for acute pain – a move that is consistent with the Centers for Disease Contro... [Comments]

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