Posts Tagged: R&D

How Pharma Is Using Twitter To Connect With Patients

With social media quickly becoming the fastest way to connect to your target market Pharmaceutical companies are jumping on board. If you are searching a clinical trial or company updates, then pharma’s corporate Twitter feeds may just be the place for you. Unlike normal Twitter, Pharma Twitter is closely regulated by the FDA, and monitored… Tags: , , , , , , ,

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GE Healthcare to Announce Next Generation of MRI Heart Scans

GE Healthcare, a Boston-based premier digital industrial company, started working with Stanford physicians on next generation MRI technology after recognizing limitations when using current MRI scanners.  The goal is to better diagnose people with heart disease. Much like watching a 3D motion picture, the new VioWorks exams show a patient’s heart beating as a 3D… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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3 Fascinating Facts About Things You Do In Your Lifetime!

In a lifetime, your brain’s long-term memory can hold as many as 1 quadrillion (1 million billion) separate bits of information.   The average person walks 75,000 miles (120,000 km) in a lifetime. That’s roughly the distance you’d cover if you walked around the world five times.   Over the course of one’s life, human skin completely replaces itself 900 times.  

Zika Shot Ready To Be Tested In Humans

Earlier this year, as the Zika outbreak exploded around the globe sending companies into the R&D fray to develop a vaccination. Zika is spread mostly by the bite of an infected mosquito and can be passed from a pregnant woman to her fetus. Infection during pregnancy can cause certain birth defects such as, unusually small heads and brain damage… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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