Biology News

Leak Detection Associates Announces Global Expansion – Signs Partnership Agreement with IPP Group for England and Ireland

5/22/2019
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (PRWEB) May 22, 2019 Leak Detection Associates (LDA), the world’s premier manufacturer of custom built, helium-based leak testing instruments for the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Medical Device and Food Packaging Industries’ is excited to announce that a formal... [Comments]

Finding DNA Needles in a Haystack: Worcester Polytechnic Institute Chemical Engineer Helps Develop Biosecurity Tool to Detect Genetically Engineered Organisms in the Wild

5/21/2019
WORCESTER, Mass. (PRWEB) May 21, 2019 If a genetically or synthetically engineered organism is released into the environment, how will we know? How can we tell it apart from the millions of microorganisms that exist naturally in the wild? That’s the challenge being taken on by a multi-institu... [Comments]

Lajollacooks4u, a Hot Destination for Experiential Tourism

5/21/2019
SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) May 21, 2019 Experiential tourism, a trend encompassing culinary travel, cultural exploration and activity-based travel experiences, has seen a rise in demand over the last several years. And according to a recent report by Skift, a media company for the travel industry, it... [Comments]

Suvoda Named One of Inc. Magazine's Best Workplaces 2019

5/21/2019
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (PRWEB) May 21, 2019 Suvoda LLC , a SaaS provider of Interactive Response Technology (IRT) for clinical trial randomization and drug supply chain management, has been named one of Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces for 2019, Inc.’s fourth annual ranking of the fast-growing pri... [Comments]

Zer0 to 5ive Turns 20; Celebrates with Launch of New Startup Package

5/21/2019
PHILADELPHIA (PRWEB) May 21, 2019 Zer0 to 5ive, an award-winning strategic communications firm specializing in technology and biotech companies, turned 20 today, and to celebrate launched a new startup package, 0to5 Launch, to provide seed-stage and early-stage tech and biotech entrepreneurs... [Comments]

Dr. David Greene With R3 Stem Cell Interviewed for Acclaimed Documentary

5/21/2019
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (PRWEB) May 20, 2019 Dr. David Greene , Founder and CEO of R3 Stem Cell, was interviewed for a recent acclaimed documentary. The documentary, Stem Cell Therapy: Biotechnology to the Rescue, was produced by Award Winning filmmaker Dr. Elliott Haimoff. In the documentary,... [Comments]

ASGCT Launches Clinical Trials Finder on Clinical Trials Day 2019

5/21/2019
MILWAUKEE, Wis. (PRWEB) May 20, 2019 The ASGCT Clinical Trials Finder is a customizable search engine for active and recruiting trials in gene and cell therapy throughout the United States. Data curated daily from ClinicalTrials.gov ensures the most up-to-date and applicable listings anywhe... [Comments]

Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences Posts 96.15 Percent NCLEX Pass Rate

5/21/2019
LANCASTER, Pa. (PRWEB) May 20, 2019 Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences, the area’s preeminent institution for the health care field, today announced a 96.15% pass rate for first-time test takers of the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for the second quarter of 2019. This su... [Comments]

Asymmetrex Approved to Conduct an ASTM Interlaboratory Evaluation of Its AlphaSTEM Test™ Technology as a Standard for Counting Therapeutic Adult Tissue Stem Cells

5/21/2019
BOSTON (PRWEB) May 21, 2019 At their May 16 meeting, the members of the F04.43 Subcommittee on Cells and Tissue Engineered Constructs for Tissue Engineered Medical Products (TEMPs) of the American Society for Testing and Materials International voted unanimously to approve an interlaborator... [Comments]

Asymmetrex Presents Proposal for ASTM Interlaboratory Evaluation of AlphaSTEM Test™ Technology Towards Establishing A Standard for Counting Therapeutic Stem Cells

5/16/2019
BOSTON (PRWEB) May 16, 2019 In a FDA-contracted Standard Coordinating Body Workshop held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Rockville, Maryland, March 18-19 of this year, Asymmetrex founder and director James L. Sherley, M.D., Ph.D. predicted a sea change in thinking... [Comments]

SFC Fluidics Partners with PercuSense and Diabeloop to Improve Diabetes Care

5/16/2019
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (PRWEB) May 16, 2019 SFC Fluidics, Inc. (SFC) has partnered with two companies, Diabeloop SA and PercuSense, Inc., as part of the Industry Development and Discovery Partnership that was awarded to SFC Fluidics in 2018 by JDRF. JDRF is sponsoring this project for the de... [Comments]

Medicine News

Impact Advisors Named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s Top Places to Work in Healthcare List

5/22/2019
CHICAGO (PRWEB) May 22, 2019 Impact Advisors , a leading provider of clinical, revenue cycle and information technology services to the healthcare industry, announced today that it has been named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s 150+ Top Places to Work in Healthcare list. This is the fourth tim... [Comments]

Embryo Donation Offers Hope, Raises Questions for Infertile Couples

5/22/2019
ORLANDO, Fla. (PRWEB) May 22, 2019 In the U.S. in 2014, according to the Society for Assisted Reproduction Technology, donated embryos were used in 1,092 embryo transfer procedures, the last step in the in vitro fertilization (IVF) process. This represents an 83% increase over the 596 donated... [Comments]

Community VNA Telehealth Program Reduces Hospital Readmissions by 55% with HRS

5/22/2019
ATTLEBORO, Mass. (PRWEB) May 22, 2019 Community VNA's telehealth program has reduced all-cause hospital readmissions rates by 55% between Q1 of 2018 and Q1 of 2019 due to the hyper-vigilance of the telehealth nursing staff and remote patient monitoring software from Health Recovery Soluti... [Comments]

Ed Carpenter Racing Grabs Three of the Top Four Spots for the 103rd Running of the Indy 500 as Ed Jones and Scuderia Corsa Drive Relapsing Polychondritis Awareness

5/22/2019
INDIANAPOLIS (PRWEB) May 22, 2019 With record-breaking starting positions, three drivers from Ed Carpenter Racing — Ed Carpenter , Spencer Pigot , and Ed Jones have qualified their Chevrolets for the team’s entry in the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500 . Saturday, after the fi... [Comments]

Aspenti Health™ Wins Clinical Lab 2.0 Innovation Award Demonstrating the Clinical Laboratory as a First Responder to the Opioid Crisis

5/22/2019
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (PRWEB) May 22, 2019 Aspenti Health ™ was named the winner of the Clinical Lab 2.0 Innovation Award, honoring innovation excellence in the clinical laboratory industry. The award was presented before a prestigious panel of national clinical laboratory leaders by the Cli... [Comments]

Carpe Takes Aim At Groin Sweat, Launches Groin Powder With Precision Lever Sprayer

5/22/2019
DURHAM, N.C. (PRWEB) May 22, 2019 Antiperspirant manufacturer Carpe announced the launch of a new product today: an absorbent powder designed to reduce groin sweat and friction. The powder comes in a compact 10 gram container with a patented precision lever sprayer, and is designed for maximu... [Comments]

Avante Ultrasound Aligning East & West Coast Operations

5/22/2019
ONTARIO, Calif. (PRWEB) May 22, 2019 In the second quarter of 2019, Sterling Peloso, President of Avante Ultrasound, announced the implementation of a common management structure that aligns both the east and west coast operations under a single leadership team. Ultra Solutions’ location i... [Comments]

Cardiology Society Gets to the “Heart” of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

5/22/2019
MOUNT ROYAL, N.J. (PRWEB) May 22, 2019 Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is the most commonly inherited cardiac condition, occurring in one in every 500 people within the general population. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy occurs if heart muscle cells enlarge and cause the walls of the ventricl... [Comments]

New Research Finds Medicaid Gains Help Lead to Healthier Mothers and Babies

5/22/2019
WASHINGTON (PRWEB) May 22, 2019 Medicaid helps fill the gaps in maternal health coverage and leads to healthier babies and mothers, according to a new report by the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families. States that expanded Medicaid have experienced greater improvements in r... [Comments]

The Fenway Institute: HPV Vaccination and Regular Cervical Cancer Screening Needed to Reduced Rates of Cervical Cancer Among Transmasculine Men

5/22/2019
BOSTON (PRWEB) May 22, 2019 Today, The Fenway Institute of Fenway Health released a policy brief with recommendations for reducing rates of cervical cancer among transmasculine patients who were assigned a female sex at birth but have a gender identity that lies on the diverse spectrum of mas... [Comments]

EY Announces Bob Arnesen of eClinical Solutions Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award Finalist in New England

5/22/2019
MANSFIELD, Mass. (PRWEB) May 22, 2019 EY today announced that Bob Arnesen, Co-Founder and President of eClinical Solutions LLC is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award in the New England region. Widely considered one of the most prestigious business awards programs in... [Comments]

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