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Novel test to predict breast cancer metastasis
Researchers from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center have identified a new marker that may lead to the development of a novel test to predict breast cancer metastasis. ANI

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Corbus Pharmaceuticals Announces First Patient Dosed in Phase 2 Study of Resunab(TM) for Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis
Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRBP) ("Corbus" or the "Company"), a clinical stage drug development company targeting rare, chronic, and serious inflammatory and fibrotic diseases, announced today that the first subject was dosed in the Phase 2 clinical study of its investigational new drug Resunab™ for the treatment of cystic fibrosis ("CF").

Curb Energy Consumption
(Family Features) Water heaters are energy intensive appliances. In fact, they are the second largest energy user in the home, and as they age, they become less efficient, requiring even more energy.

PatientPerspectives.org -- a CloudVisit Telemedicine and American Medical Systems Collaboration -- Clarifies Erectile Dysfunction Misconceptions
PatientPersepectives.org, a CloudVisit Telemedicine and American Medical Systems collaboration, allows potential penile implant patients to talk directly with someone who has had the procedure. PatientPerspectives.org recognizes the myths regarding erectile dysfunction (ED) and strives to educate all men who live with the condition

Houston and New York Dermatologist Discusses CoolMini Non-Surgical Treatment for a Double Chin
According to a study by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery in 2014, approximately 68 percent of people reported concerns about fat accumulation along the neck and under the chin. The appearance of a "double chin" can affect individuals of all shapes and sizes, even those who are of a healthy weight. Dr. Paul M

Weill Cornell Clinical Study Notes Cesium-131 Brachytherapy Can Provide a Viable Alternative to Whole Brain Radiotherapy With Excellent Response Rates and Minimal Toxicity
RICHLAND, WA--(Marketwired - December 14, 2015) - IsoRay Inc

Kalytera Therapeutics Appoints Dr. Jeff Paley to Board of Directors
Kalytera Therapeutics, Inc., a pharmaceutical company developing a portfolio of non-psychoactive cannabinoid ("CBD") and synthetic CBD medicines intended to address the unmet needs of large patient populations, today announced it has appointed Dr. Jeff Paley, M.D., to its Board of Directors.

Dr. Rubin S. Cooper Is Named Professional of the Year by the International Assoc. of Who's Who
Dr. Rubin Cooper is Chief of Pediatric Cardiology at The Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York, Director of the Pediatric Cardiovascular Service Line at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System and a Professor of Pediatrics at Hofstra North Shore/LIJ School of Medicine.

Therapeutic Solutions International Announces the Appointment of Harry M. Lander, Ph.D. to the TSI Scientific Advisory Board
Therapeutics Solutions International, Inc., (OTC PINK: TSOI) announced today that Harry M. Lander, Ph.D. has been appointed to our Scientific Advisory Board.

Non-Surgical Fat Removal: Houston and New York Dermatologists Explain Benefits of CoolSculpting
For many people, even the most rigorous diet and exercise routines cannot eliminate all areas of excess fat. In fact, it's very common for stubborn pockets of fat to accumulate in a variety of body areas, no matter how healthy and otherwise fit the individual may be

National Association of Social Workers Approves Alzheimer's Foundation of America's New Training Program for Continuing Education Contact Hours
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - September 11, 2015) - The Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA)'s new DVD-based training program, "AFA Partners in Care: Supporting Individuals Living with Dementia," has been approved by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) for 5.5 social work -- pain and symptom management continuing education contact hours

ASTRO Awards $33,500 in Individual Grants to 41 Researchers Presenting at 2015 Annual Meeting
FAIRFAX, VA--(Marketwired - September 09, 2015) - The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has selected 41 recipients to receive a total of $33,500 for the 2015 Annual Meeting Abstract Awards. The awardees will be recognized at ASTRO's 57th Annual Meeting, October 18-21, 2015 at the Henry B. González Convention Center in San Antonio.

Austin Pain Associates Welcomes Devin B. Peck M.D. as Its Newest Physician
Austin Pain Associates (APA), the leader in pain management in central Texas, is pleased to welcome Devin B. Peck, M.D., as the newest physician to join its 10-office practice. Dr. Peck is board-certified in both Pain Management and Anesthesiology through the American Board of Anesthesiology, and brings a strong background in research and academia to APA

Getting Rid of a Double-Chin: Houston and New York Dermatologists on New, Non-Surgical Kybella Treatment
The accumulation of excess fat in the upper neck area and under the chin is a very common problem related to weight fluctuation, genetics, and natural aging. Dr. Paul Friedman, a board-certified dermatologist in Houston and New York, says a "double-chin" can affect people of all body types, even those who are in terrific shape

Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar and SomaLogic Announce Agreement to Deploy the Automated Version of SOMAscan Assay
DOHA, QATAR and BOULDER, CO--(Marketwired - June 15, 2015) - Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar (WCMC-Q) and SomaLogic announced today that the automated version of the SOMAscan assay, which has been previously available only at SomaLogic's headquarters in Boulder, CO, will be installed at the WCMC-Q Education City campus in Doha, Qatar

Novartis gains FDA approval for Promacta® providing new option for children, ages 6 and older, with chronic ITP, a rare blood disorder
Novartis International AG /Novartis gains FDA approval for Promacta® providing new option for children, ages 6 and older, with chronic ITP, a rare blood disorder . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

The Alliance for Regenerative Medicine Announces Speakers and Award Recipients for Sixth Annual Dinner and Legislative Fly-In
The Alliance for Regenerative Medicine (ARM), the international organization representing the regenerative medicine and advanced therapies community, announced the speaker line up for its sixth Annual Dinner and Legislative Fly-In, being held June 9 and 10 in Washington, D.C. This is the sector's main advocacy event in Washington, D.C

New Survey Reveals Significant Gaps in Caregivers' Knowledge About Recreational Water Illnesses (RWIs)
The season for fun, sun and swimming is quickly approaching. One key to enjoying this all-too-fleeting time is to stay healthy, but a new survey released today -- timed with National Swim Safety Month -- reveals that caregivers' knowledge about causes, prevention and treatment of recreational water illnesses (RWIs) is insufficient

Red Journal's May Issue Focuses on the Vital Role of Radiation Therapy in Modern Lymphoma Treatment
FAIRFAX, VA--(Marketwired - April 16, 2015) -  The "Radiation and the Modern Management of Lymphoma" issue (May 1, 2015) of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology - Biology - Physics (Red Journal), the official scientific journal of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), is focused on the integral role of radiation therapy in current lymphoma treatment

Details and Context of New Payment Models Are Critical to Efforts of Physician Practices to Improve Care, Study Finds

GORE® EXCLUDER® Iliac Branch Endoprosthesis Exceeds 1,000 Implants Worldwide
Business Wire IndiaW. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) today announced that the GORE® EXCLUDER® Iliac Branch Endoprosthesis has exceeded 1,000 implants worldwide. This milestone comes only two years after the device received the CE Mark in Europe

Emergency Medical Associates Now Provides Emergency Medicine Professional Services at New York Hospital Queens
Emergency Medical Associates (EMA) recently contracted with New York Hospital Queens, Flushing, N.Y., to provide emergency medicine professional services.

Three Lupus Investigators Recognized for Valuable Contributions in Research and Treatment
BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - November 17, 2014) - Three researchers studying lupus were honored for their work, which has helped identify new therapeutic targets and provide insights into the causes of organ damage and pregnancy loss. The Lupus Foundation of America presented prestigious career recognition awards to Dr. George C. Tsokos of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Dr

Leading Neurosurgeon to Present at Vycor's Booth at Congress of Neurological Surgeons in Boston
Vycor Medical, Inc. ("Vycor") (OTCQB: VYCO), a provider of innovative and superior surgical and therapeutic solutions, is pleased to announce that Dr

Prominent Researchers to Present Minimally Invasive Surgeries Utilizing Vycor Medical's VBAS at Congress of Neurosurgery
Vycor Medical, Inc

The Africa Center Opens to Public for the First Time at "Meet The Africa Center"
The Africa Center, Africa's Embassy to the World announced that on Saturday, September 20th, The Africa Center will open its doors to the public for the first time, with an all-day "Meet The Africa Center" festival from 10:00am until 6:00pm. A private concert performance will follow from 8:00pm until midnight.

Weill Cornell Neurosurgeons to Present Procedures Carried Out Using Vycor's VBAS at International Congress on Minimally Invasive Techniques in Neurosurgery
Vycor Medical, Inc

CBLPath Announces Expansion of Cytopathology Department
In a move that further demonstrates its commitment to continuously enhance its renowned cytopathology program, CBLPath, a Sonic Healthcare USA laboratory, is pleased to announce that it has hired three new cytopathologists to help meet growing demand for its services. Drs

Houston and New York Dermatologist Discusses Allergan's JUVEDERM VOLUMA XC and Volume Loss in the Cheeks
Dr. Paul M. Friedman, a board-certified dermatologist in Houston and New York, has added JUVÉDERM VOLUMA™ XC to his line of non-surgical injectable procedures. As the first and only U.S

Quality & Safety Innovator Stacey Funt, MD Joins Accountable Radiology Advisors
Accountable Radiology Advisors (ARA), www.accountableradiologyadvisors.com, a healthcare consulting practice that specializes in advancing the delivery of radiology services, announced today Stacey A. Funt, MD, a 17-year veteran in body and oncology imaging, has joined ARA as a consultant.

IsoRay Announces Five Presentations at the American Brachytherapy Society (ABS) Convention Reporting on the Ongoing Success of Cesium-131 in Fighting Cancer
IsoRay Inc. (NYSE MKT: ISR), a medical technology company and innovator in seed brachytherapy and medical radioisotope applications, today announced it will host a booth (#301) at the Annual Meeting of the American Brachytherapy Society (ABS). The annual ABS meeting will take place April 3-5, 2014 in San Diego, California at the Manchester Grand Hyatt.

Treat Aging Proactively: Houston and New York Dermatologist Explains Benefits of the Clear + Brilliant Laser
For women and men who are just starting to notice the signs of aging on their faces, Dr. Paul M. Friedman, a board-certified dermatologist in Houston and New York, says that the Clear + Brilliant® laser can present patients with an effective solution. Approved by the US Food and Drug Administration, Dr

Leading Basilar Joint Arthritis Expert, Evan D. Collins, MD, Refines LRTI Procedure Following Research Findings
Dr. Evan D. Collins, Texas Medical Center's leading orthopedic hand surgeon specializing in arthritis of the hand and wrist, offers a Ligament Reconstruction and Tendon Interposition (LRTI) procedure to patients suffering from arthritis of the thumb -- as his research on basilar joint arthritis advances.

Houston and New York Dermatologist Explains How to Minimize Signs of Stretch Marks
Dr. Paul Friedman, a board-certified dermatologist, offers a variety of treatment options for those looking to reduce and improve the appearance of stretch marks. Stretch marks -- medically referred to as striae -- are pink, reddish-purple, white, or gray indented streaks on the skin

Horizon Pharma Presents New Clinical Data Demonstrating RAYOS(R) (Prednisone) Delayed-Release Tablets Produce a Sustained Reduction in Morning Symptoms in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis
Horizon Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: HZNP) today announced new analyses of data reported for the first time from the Circadian Administration of Prednisone in Rheumatoid Arthritis-1 (CAPRA-1) clinical trial

IsoRay's Cancer Fighting Cesium-131 Seeds, Sutures and Seeded Mesh Receive High Marks With Six Abstracts Presented During (ASTRO) the American Society for Radiation Oncology Conference
IsoRay Inc. (NYSE MKT: ISR) (NYSE Amex: ISR) (http://www.isoray

CDx Diagnostics to Highlight Groundbreaking New WATS3D Data at the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting
CDx Diagnostics today announced that important new WATS3D (Wide Area Transepithelial Sample) clinical data will be presented at the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course, taking place from October 11-16, 2013 in San Diego. New WATS3D studies and scientific presentations at the meeting include:

Hand & Upper Extremity Specialist Evan D. Collins, M.D., Named Vice Chairman of the Houston Methodist Center for Performing Arts Medicine (CPAM)
Dr. Evan D. Collins, chief of the Houston Methodist Hand & Upper Extremity Center at Houston Methodist Hospital in the Texas Medical Center, is recently named Vice Chairman of the Houston Methodist Center for Performing Arts Medicine (CPAM).

MetaStat's MetaSite Breast(TM) Diagnostic Assay Predicts Metastasis in Breast Cancer Study
MetaStat Inc. (OTCQB: MTST) ("MetaStat" or the "Company"), a life science company focused on understanding and treating systemic metastasis, today announced that a study of nearly 500 women with breast cancer showed the value of the Company's MetaSite Breast™ test in the prediction of metastatic disease

Houston Orthopedic Surgeon and Leading Hand Specialist Evan D. Collins, M.D. Shares Insight, Advances in Annual Orthopedic Report
Dr. Evan D

New York Dermatologist Utilizes New Laser Technology for More Effective Tattoo Removal
Dr. Paul M. Friedman, a New York dermatologist, prides himself on keeping his practice up to date with the latest technology the dermatology field has to offer. Many patients visit his office seeking tattoo removal, and with the PicoSure™ Picosecond Laser Workstation, his patients will now receive more effective treatment in a shorter timespan.

Onyx Pharmaceuticals Announces Data Presentations at the 18th Congress of the European Hematology Association
Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ONXX) today announced the upcoming presentation of data highlighting Kyprolis® (carfilzomib) for Injection, a second-generation proteasome inhibitor, and oprozomib, an oral proteasome inhibitor in early development, at the 18th Congress of the European Hematology Association (EHA) Annual Meeting, June 13-16, 2013 in Stockholm, Sweden.

New York Dermatologist on CoolSculpting Body Contouring
Developed by Zeltiq Aesthetics, Inc., CoolSculpting® is an emerging line of non-invasive body contouring devices designed to treat problem areas of fat that may be difficult to eliminate through healthy diets and regular exercise. Dr

Three Upcoming Biopharma Catalyst Trades to Consider
While trading catalyst driven small cap biotechs can be risky, if executed with discipline and closely monitored technical chart analysis, these types of trades can offer rewarding returns to investors.

Phase III data show Boehringer Ingelheim's faldaprevir* was highly effective in a broad range of patients with genotype-1 hepatitis C
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The University of Sydney uses Mobile Phone Technology to Tackle Disease and Malnutrition
Researchers from the University of Sydney in Australia, working with Indian partners, are using mobile phone technology to tackle disease and malnutrition in remote parts of India. Data from the World Bank indicates that 63 out of every 1,000 Indian children die before reaching the age of five, with undernourishment taking a heavy toll

Mauna Kea Technologies Announces New Data Supporting Clinical Utility of Cellvizio(R)

Sidra Medical and Research Center Selects Expesite and CAPPstone CAFM Software in Qatar
Expesite and CAPPstone are excited to announce they have been selected by Dell Services (Dell) to implement a computer aided facilities management (CAFM) solution for Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra), a world-class clinical care, medical education, and biomedical research facility in Qatar

Houston Hand Specialist Evan D. Collins, M.D., Recognized as a 2012 Castle Connolly Top Doctor
Dr. Evan D. Collins, hand and upper extremity specialist and newly named director of the Methodist Hand & Upper Extremity Center at the Texas Medical Center, achieves a status bestowed upon few hand specialists in the United States -- Castle Connolly, America's Top Doctor.

Houston Hand Surgeon Evan D. Collins, M.D., Publishes Work in Orthopedic Reviews
Dr. Evan D. Collins, hand and upper extremity specialist in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Methodist Hospital - Texas Medical Center, is featured in the leading medical journal Orthopedic Reviews

Mauna Kea Technologies Launches Cellvizio(R) in Brazil
Mauna Kea Technologies (NYSE Euronext: MKEA), leader in the endomicroscopy market and developer of Cellvizio® imaging, the fastest way to see cancer, today announced that the Cellvizio® 100 Series is now available throughout Brazil, the largest medical device market in South America

New WATS3D Biopsy for Sharply Enhanced Detection of Esophageal Precancer to be Demonstrated at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell's First Annual Peter D. Stevens Course on Interventional Innovations in Digestive Care
CDx Diagnostics, the developer of the new EndoCDx WATS3D (Wide Area Transepithelial Sample) 3-Dimensional esophageal biopsy, announced today that it will exhibit at the First Annual Peter D. Stevens Course on Interventional Innovations in Digestive Care hosted by New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center Goes Live With Awarepoint's Real-Time Location System
Awarepoint Corporation, the leading provider of real-time location system (RTLS) solutions for healthcare, announced today that NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has successfully deployed its real-time location system at its Columbia University Medical Center campus to enhance workflow, quality of care, and patient satisfaction in perioperative areas of the internationally renowned hospital

Cerecor Announces Scientific Advisory Board
Cerecor Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription pharmaceuticals whose primary activity is in the human nervous system, today announced the members of its Scientific Advisory Board, established to supplement its management team.

Now, innovative vaccine to help smokers kick the butt
Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College have developed and successfully tested in mice an innovative vaccine that blocks addictive nicotine chemicals from reaching the brain.

New type of prostate cancer discovered
Researchers have identified a distinct molecular subtype of prostate cancer, which appears to afflict 15 percent of patients with the disease.

Think of 'babies in hats' to make medicinal treatments more effective
Consciously thinking happy thoughts, like babies in hats and beautiful sunrises, first thing in the morning has a therapeutic effect, according to a new research.

Recalling happy moments helps patients make better health decisions
Thinking about happy moments in life helps some patients with chronic diseases, including coronary artery disease, high blood pressure and asthma, make better decisions about their health.

Anti-cocaine vaccine makes mice resistant to drug's effects
A single-dose vaccine capable of providing immunity against the effects of cocaine offers a novel and groundbreaking strategy for treating the drug addiction, according to a new study.

'Hidden vitamin' in milk makes mice leaner, faster and stronger
A novel form of vitamin B3 found in milk in small quantities produces remarkable health benefits in mice when high doses are administered, a new study has shown.

Hidden vitamin in beer and milk can help improve strength and shape
Beer may contain a vitamin, which can help fight obesity and improve muscle strength, according to scientists.

New type of prostate cancer discovered
Researchers have identified a distinct molecular subtype of prostate cancer, which appears to afflict 15 percent of patients with the disease.

Vaginas 'host dynamic battlefield for microbes'
The human va**ina is a lively place, teeming with beneficial bacteria that put off spiteful microbes from invading.

Inherited-genetic variations up risk of aggressive prostate cancer
Scientists have discovered two inherited-genetic deletions in the human genome linked to development of aggressive prostate cancer.

Houston Hand Specialist, Evan D. Collins, M.D., Recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a "Top Doctor"
Dr. Evan D. Collins, long recognized as a Texas Medical Center top physician in local peer and patient nominated listings, is now among the exclusive U.S. News & World Report Top Doctors' listing.

Leading Radiology Providers Partner With Medicalis to Form the Next Generation Radiology Workflow Consortium
Medicalis announced today that world renowned medical institutions have partnered with Medicalis to help advance the Next Generation of Radiology Workflow Solutions™ for complex multi-location sites that harmoniously co-exist with enterprise electronic medical records (EMR). This next generation of radiology workflow is being rolled out across large medical facilities throughout the country

Medicalis Announces Decision Support Cloud (DSCloud) at AHIP Institute 2011
Medicalis unveiled the DSCloud, a national resource for imaging-based clinical decision support that is simple to consume and has a low barrier to entry for any physician practice or hospital, here at AHIP's Institute 2011 in San Francisco, June 15-17. The DSCloud provides access to evidence-based and clinical best practice guidelines as a supportive tool for physicians

Houston Texas Medical Center Hand and Upper Extremity Specialist, Dr. Evan Collins, Receives Top Honors From Fellow Physicians and Patients
An innovator and educator, Dr. Evan Collins has for years garnered the respect of colleagues, students and patients alike. But in a rare achievement, he earns a spot on the top physician listings in Texas - while also recognized nationally among Best Doctors in America.

Achilles' heel in lethal form of prostate cancer discovered
An international team of researchers claim to have discovered a genetic Achilles' heel in an aggressive type of prostate cancer, a vulnerability they say can be attacked by a targeted drug that is already in clinical trials to treat other types of cancers.

Lung regeneration for respiratory disorders comes closer to reality
Lung regeneration - an advance that could effectively treat millions of people suffering from respiratory disorders - could soon be a reality, thanks to a new discovery by researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College.

Soon, bioengineered spinal disc implants to make back aches history!
A biologically based spinal implant could someday bring relief for countless sufferers of chronic back and neck pain, a new study suggests.

Researchers clock the speed of brain signals
Two new studies have discovered surprising details about the complex process that leads to the flow of neurotransmitters between brain neurons-a dance of chemical messages so delicate that missteps often lead to neurological dysfunction.

Teens who drink spend more time on Internet
Teenagers who consume alcohol spend more time on their computers for recreational use, including social networking and downloading and listening to music, according to a new study.

Kids who say 'gimme now' likely to do the same as adults
Kids who are better at resisting temptation are more likely to retain "self-control" as adults, likewise, those who wanted their cookie right away as children were more likely to seek instant gratification as adults, according to a new study.

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