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Borosilicate Glass Culture Tubes

July 17, 2014 3:44 pm | by Nikita Ernst, Associate Editor | Product Releases | Comments

These new glass culture tubes are made from quality borosilicate glass to reduce pH changes and contaminants that can be leached from soda lime glass tubes. 

Portable Purge & Trap GC System

July 17, 2014 3:28 pm | by Nikita Ernst, Associate Editor | Product Releases | Comments

Introducing the Frog-4000, a fully contained purge and trap GC system with analytical capabilities that are comparable to a commercial lab with the advantage of its compact size. 

GTCR to Acquire Cole-Parmer Instrument Company

July 17, 2014 1:55 pm | News | Comments

GTCR, a private equity firm, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Cole-Parmer Instrument Company from Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. for $480 million. Cole-Parmer, headquartered in Vernon Hills, Illinois, is a global manufacturer and distributor of specialty laboratory equipment, instruments and supplies to a diverse range of industries.

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FDA Approves New Product to Treat Rare Genetic Disease

July 17, 2014 10:22 am | News | Comments

The FDA has approved Ruconest, the first recombinant C1-Esterase Inhibitor product for the treatment of acute attacks in adult and adolescent patients with hereditary angioedema (HAE).           

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Researchers Target ALS With Stem Cells

July 17, 2014 8:58 am | Videos | Comments

The Mayo Clinic is testing the safety and effectiveness of taking stem cells from a patient's own fat and injecting them into their spinal fluid to slow the progression of ALS.             

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CDC Director Admits Safety Problems at Germ Labs

July 17, 2014 8:44 am | by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer | News | Comments

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention acknowledged Wednesday that systemic safety problems have for years plagued federal public health laboratories that handle dangerous germs such as anthrax and bird flu.   

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Trying Gene Therapy to Create a Biological Pacemaker

July 17, 2014 8:33 am | by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer | News | Comments

No batteries required: Scientists are creating a biological pacemaker by injecting a gene into the hearts of sick pigs that changed ordinary cardiac cells into a special kind that induces a steady heartbeat.       

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300 Vials Labeled Influenza, Dengue Found at Lab

July 17, 2014 8:26 am | by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer | News | Comments

FDA officials said Wednesday the undocumented collection contained 327 carefully packaged vials, listing pathogens like dengue, influenza and rickettsia. Last week the government only disclosed that it had recovered six glass vials of smallpox dating from the 1950s.        

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Novartis Cites Momentum in 3% Profit Rise

July 17, 2014 2:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Novartis AG says its second-quarter profit rose 3 percent from a year earlier, reflecting solid growth and an increased focus on core products. The Basel-based company reports that profit during the April-June quarter rose to $3.28 billion, up from $3.18 billion in the same quarter of 2013.

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Studies See New Risks for Cholesterol Drug Niacin

July 16, 2014 6:31 pm | by Marilynn Marchione - AP Chief Medical Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

New details from two studies reveal more side effects from niacin, a drug that hundreds of thousands of Americans take for cholesterol problems and general heart health. Some prominent doctors say the drug now seems too risky for routine use.  

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Merz North America to Establish Headquarters in Raleigh, North Carolina

July 16, 2014 3:42 pm | News | Comments

Merz North America will establish its headquarters in Raleigh, North Carolina, officials announced today at a press conference with Gov. Pat McCrory. The global pharmaceutical company – part of the Merz Pharma Group, with affiliates in 18 countries around the world – will move operations from current headquarters in Greensboro and from elsewhere in the U.S.

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Like Peanut Butter and Chocolate

July 16, 2014 3:02 pm | by Mike Auerbach, Editor In Chief | Blogs | Comments

Some things just seem to naturally go together – peanut butter and chocolate is one of those combinations – especially in the form of peanut butter cups. Bacon and eggs is another, as is peanut butter and jelly, pizza and beer and numerous other tasty combinations.

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Genentech Alzheimer's Drug Misses Goals in Studies

July 16, 2014 1:45 pm | by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer | News | Comments

An experimental drug from Genentech failed to slow mental decline in mid-stage studies on more than 500 people with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease, but showed some promise in the least-impaired participants who received a higher dose.  

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Ceiling Mounted Air Filtration Units

July 16, 2014 12:13 pm | by Nikita Ernst, Associate Editor | Air Science Usa | Product Releases | Comments

These ceiling mounted filtration units are designed to protect laboratory personnel and the environment in areas where hazardous substances are handled.

FDA Issues Draft Information Sheet Guidance on Informed Consent

July 16, 2014 11:42 am | News | Comments

This draft guidance is intended to assist IRBs, clinical investigators, and sponsors involved in clinical investigations of FDA-regulated products in carrying out their responsibilities related to informed consent.      

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