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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.

IASLC Tuesday Press Briefing Summary
DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - September 08, 2015) - "Despite tremendous advances in treating lung cancer, there is still no specific, diagnostic approach available to treat women," said Dr. Silvia Novello, Associate Professor, Department of Oncology, University of Turin-Italy. Dr

Houston Fertility Institute Opens New Fertility Clinic in Kingwood TX
Houston Fertility Institute is pleased to announce the opening of a new fertility clinic in Kingwood TX, bringing the total office locations in the greater Houston/Beaumont area to 12. The fertility specialists also welcome Dr. Jason Yeh, a Duke trained infertility doctor who recently joined Houston Fertility Institute and cares for patients at the new Kingwood office.

Data Presented at AACR Support Potential of Peregrine's PS-Targeting Immunotherapy Bavituximab to Enhance Anti-Tumor and Immune-Stimulating Effects of Anti-CTLA-4 and Anti-PD-1 Treatments in Models of Melanoma and Colon Cancer
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Announces Three Abstracts Accepted for Presentation at AACR 2014 Annual Meeting
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc

Dallas Surgeon Jack P. Gunter Honored as "Distinguished Fellow" by the American Association of Plastic Surgeons
Medical Director Jack P. Gunter, MD, of the Gunter Center for Cosmetics & Aesthetic Surgery was recently named a 2014 Distinguished Fellow by the American Association of Plastic Surgeons (AAPS). According to AAPS, the Distinguished Fellow award formally recognizes Dr. Gunter's "personal achievements and lifetime contributions to the field of plastic surgery." This honor will mark Dr

Dallas Rhinoplasty Surgeon to Make Presentation at JSAPS in Tokyo
An internationally recognized expert and leader in the field of rhinoplasty, Dr. Jack P. Gunter has been invited to the 36th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (JSAPS), which will be held in Tokyo on Oct 17th and 18. During the two-day conference, Dr. Gunter will serve as a special lecturer and make a presentation on the subject of revision rhinoplasty.

Pozen: An Undervalued Investment and Catalyst Trade Opportunity
Small cap biopharmas that make for good long term investments are hard to find. Most small cap biopharmas burn a ton of cash while developing treatments for a variety of ailments and rare diseases.

Higher Midlife Fitness Can Impact Brain Health in Later Life
It turns out that what's good for your heart is also good for your brain. This is the conclusion of a new study from The Cooper Institute in collaboration with UT Southwestern Medical Center and Cooper Clinic

Ulthera Receives First-Ever FDA Clearance for Non-Invasive Lift of Skin on the Neck and Under the Chin
Ulthera, Inc. -- a global, high-growth medical device company pioneering aesthetic and medical applications using its therapeutic ultrasound platform technology -- today announced that its ultrasound platform device, the Ulthera System, has received FDA clearance to non-invasively lift lax tissue on the neck and the submentum (under the chin).

New Study Shows Higher Midlife Fitness Is Key to Healthier Aging
A new study from The Cooper Institute in collaboration with UT Southwestern Medical Center shows that individuals who are fit at midlife have fewer chronic diseases in their Medicare years and spend less time with these diseases

Dallas Rhinoplasty Surgeon Delivers Lectures at Annual ASAPS Meeting
Jack P. Gunter, MD, a plastic surgeon in Dallas, recently returned from delivering several presentations at the 2012 Aesthetic Meeting for the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) held in Vancouver, British Columbia

Promising Clinical Data in Breast and Liver Cancers Further Expand the Broad Therapeutic Potential of Peregrine's Bavituximab
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc

Dallas Plastic Surgeons Lecture at 29th Annual Rhinoplasty Symposium
At the recently held Dallas Rhinoplasty Symposium, Dr. Jack Gunter and Dr. Spencer Cochran delivered several lectures and participated in the presentation of an anatomical cadaver lab. Dallas plastic surgeon Dr

Peregrine Announces Seven Abstracts Accepted for Presentation at AACR 2012 Annual Meeting
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc

KONE secures University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Project
KONE Corporation, press release, January 13, 2012

UT Southwestern Medical Center Installs PEM
UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas has acquired and installed a high-resolution PET scanner, the breast application for which is Positron Emission Mammography (PEM). The scanner will be used both for clinical patients as well as for research focused on lowering radiation dose and novel radiotracers

Manipulating heart-specific gene pathway may help treat obesity, diabetes
Scientists have demonstrated for the first time that the heart can regulate energy balance throughout the body, a finding that may lead to effective treatments for obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.

Exercise stimulates cell's housekeeping process
A mouse study has provided the first evidence that exercise stimulates autophagy, a process by which a cell responds to starvation and other stresses by degrading damaged or unneeded parts of itself to produce energy.

Plate size doesn't help to curb food intake
If you think eating in a small plate may help you lose weight, then you are wrong.

Low vitamin D levels may be behind depression
Low vitamin D levels may be responsible for depressive symptoms, especially in people with a history of depression, a new study has revealed.

Speedy drug metabolism makes some TB patients resistant to treatment
Scientists including one of an Indian origin have found that multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) is more likely caused in patients by speedy drug metabolism rather than inconsistent doses, as is widely believed.

New compound kills several viruses, including deadly Spanish flu
UT Southwestern Medical Center investigators have tested a compound that destroys several viruses, including the deadly Spanish flu that killed an estimated 30 million people in the worldwide pandemic of 1918.

Exercise 'as effective as second medication' for depression patients
Exercise can be as effective as a second medication for as many as half of depressed patients whose condition did not improve with the help of a single antidepressant medication, a new study led by an Indian-origin researcher has suggested.

70 genetic mutations lead to colon cancer, not 'eight to 15': Study
At least 70 genetic mutations are involved in the formation of colon cancer, far more than scientists previously thought, a new research has revealed.

New anti-inflammatory drug improves kidney function in type 2 diabetes patients
Scientists have found that a new anti-inflammatory drug used by patients with type 2 diabetes improved their kidney function.

'Ghrelin' triggers craving for 'comfort foods' in times of stress
Scientists have conducted a study, which explains the cause behind the craving for high calorie pleasure foods, such as chocolates, mashed potatoes and ice creams during times of stress.

Why ketamine can lift symptoms of depression so quickly
UT Southwestern Medical Center scientists are shedding new light on why the anesthetic drug ketamine can within a matter of hours ease symptoms of depression in people in patients with treatment-resistant depression.

Gene linked to emphysema also implicated in lung cancer
Smoking was the only known risk factor previously associated with both emphysema and lung cancer, but now a new study has uncovered the genetic link between both the diseases.

Researchers find new pathway to prevent degenerative eye disorders
UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found that by blocking two tiny molecules of RNA - a chemical cousin of DNA - can suppress the abnormal growth of blood vessels that occurs in degenerative eye disorders.

Totally Green Reports Third Quarter 2011 Results
Totally Green, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TLGN), a pioneer in organic food processing systems and compostable packaging alternatives, reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011.

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