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

Opioid Addiction & Health Care Reform Among Topics Covered at Education-Focused Meeting for TPAs

9/19/2017
Chevy Chase, MD (PRWEB) September 19, 2017 Presenting its annual Fall Meeting in Cincinnati last week, the Society of Professional Benefit Administrators (SPBA) hosted “Expanding Your Success” with an educational emphasis. The three-day conference was filled with learning opportunities f... [Comments]

New Marketing Campaign Set for Science Book

9/19/2017
FORT LEE, N.J. (PRWEB) September 19, 2017 Leonard I. Linkow, DDS, DMSC, sets a new marketing push for “ Renaissance of the Subperiosteal Implant: Volume II ” (published by Xlibris on July of 2014). This book details the recent advances and techniques in the world of dentistry and reviews co... [Comments]

Mirixa Corporation Launches MirixaProSM 6.0, the Leading Platform for Medication Management Services

9/19/2017
RESTON, VA (PRWEB) September 19, 2017 Bringing the future of medication management to the present, Mirixa Corporation recently unveiled the MirixaPro 6.0 platform. As the industry’s leading Medication Therapy Management solution, Mirixa has continually redefined and reinvented how medication... [Comments]

WEDI Issues White Paper Addressing Barriers Impacting Industry Adoption of ERA and EFT Transactions

9/19/2017
RESTON, Va (PRWEB) September 19, 2017 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 Human Services (H... [Comments]

Semper Fi Fund Releases New Video Series Addressing Suicide Awareness, PTSD and Veteran Mental Health Issues

9/19/2017
Camp Pendleton, California (PRWEB) September 19, 2017 The Semper Fi Fund, one of the nation’s highest-rated veteran nonprofits serving post-9/11 service members and their families, announces the release of a series of videos and a compelling documentary that provide unique insights and powerf... [Comments]

Big Barker Recognized by Congress for Their Work With Police K9 Units

9/19/2017
Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 19, 2017 Big Barker , a Philadelphia-based manufacturer of high-quality orthopedic dog beds, has been officially recognized for its September 2016 donation of dog beds to the K9 officers of the Allentown, Pennsylvania Police Department. The company rece... [Comments]

Back Pain Centers of America Announces the Addition of a New Network Member, Allegion Spine Institute

9/19/2017
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 19, 2017 Back Pain Centers of America (BPC), which connects people searching for solutions to their neck and back pain with a reputable physician in their area, announces the addition of Allegion Spine Institute to its network. Allegion Spine Institute , forme... [Comments]

Driving Dynamics Named a 2017 Top 20 Health and Safety Training Company

9/19/2017
Newark, Delaware (PRWEB) September 19, 2017 Driving Dynamics Inc., announced today it has been selected as a 2017 Top 20 Health and Safety Training Company by Training Industry Inc. as part of its mission to continually monitor the training marketplace for the best providers of training servi... [Comments]

Vitev Launches the Latest Innovation in Alkaline Water Technology - Ultra-Filtration Alkaline Water Filters

9/19/2017
Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) September 19, 2017 Public outrage over the toxins that exist in tap water and the lack of governmental regulation of pollutants have fallen on deaf ears, leaving the water industry itself to research, develop and ultimately supply consumers with healthy drinking water... [Comments]

Post PAINWeek National Conference, PAINWeekEnd Regional Meetings Return: Providence, RI, Hosts CE/CME Pain Management Conference October 7

9/19/2017
Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) September 19, 2017 The PAINWeekEnd (PWE) Regional Conference series resumes this fall following the success of the annual PAINWeek National Conference. On October 7, at the Hilton Providence, 21 Atwells Avenue, in Rhode Island, the full-day meeting will be an educational... [Comments]

METTLER TOLEDO Explains the Impact of ISO 9001:2015 on Weighing Processes in a New White Paper

9/19/2017
(PRWEB) September 19, 2017 The ISO 9001 standard sets out the requirements for a quality management system (QMS), and aims to help businesses and organizations become more efficient and improve customer satisfaction. ISO 9001:2015 was released in 2015 and certified organizations have three ye... [Comments]

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