Monthly Archives: January 2016

EC approves expanded use of Daklinza (daclatasvir) for patients with chronic HCV and HIV co-infection

Bristol-Myers Squibb today announced that the European Commission has approved the expanded use of Daklinza, a first-in-class oral, once-a-day pill used in combination with other treatments as an option for adult patients with chronic hepatitis C virus...

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NJHA honors several individuals and organizations with Healthcare Leader Awards

The New Jersey Hospital Association, the state's oldest and largest healthcare trade association, today held its annual awards program to honor several individuals and organizations for their commitment to the state's healthcare system and the patients...

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ProteinSimple expands Simple Plex immunoassay offering with launch of new single analyte cartridge

ProteinSimple announced today an expansion of the Simple Plex immunoassay offering by launching a new single analyte cartridge for the analysis of 72 samples at once. This new cartridge enables Simple Plex users to run 72 samples in an hour with triplicate results. It is powered by R&D Systems reagents, the expert in immunoassays.

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The Race to Reverse Antibiotic Resistance

Alternating between different antibiotics could help steer bacterial evolution away from antibiotic resistance. Humans have shaped the evolution of the organisms around us – animals, plants, and even yeast – for thousands of years. Since the early 20th century, we’ve been unwittingly doing the same thing with the bacteria that make us sick, mostly by ensuring that only the strongest bacteria survive. Now medical researchers are investigating ways to reverse that process by rotating differ

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Biology: Energy use linked to aging

Why does a Great Dane have a shorter lifespan than a pug? The answer lies in a complex relationship between energy usage and lifespan. That relationship is quickly being unraveled through the use of numerical modeling.

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