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Researchers offer new and novel paradigm for advancing research on beneficial microbes

While beneficial microbes are becoming a more common tool in agriculture, their effectiveness in the field is severely blunted thanks to real-world environmental stressors like heat and drought, competition with other microbes, and interactions with the host plant. Such factors can reduce the treatment’s effectiveness or even drive the microbe to extinction. Adding to these challenges: the development of new ...

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Fujifilm Announces the Launch of Two New Products for GI Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD) Procedures

FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. today announced the launch of two new additions to its advanced endoscopic platform including ClutchCutter and FlushKnife devices. Designed for use with compatible endoscopes, these devices aid clinicians in performing effective endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) interventions within the digestive tract. “Gastrointestinal diseases—including cancers—affect some 60 to 70 million Americans annually,” said Keiichi Nagata, Division President, FUJIFILM Medical ...

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Weight in adolescence may affect colorectal cancer risk

A new study has uncovered a link between being overweight or obese in adolescence and an increased risk of developing colon cancer in adulthood. Obesity was also associated with an elevated risk of developing rectal cancer. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings come at a time of growing concern about the ...

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Introducing IAHCSMM’s New Endoscope Reprocessing Manual

IAHCSMM’s new 15-chapter manual serves as a valuable education tool and resource for endoscope reprocessing managers and technicians. Manual, workbook and boxed courses new available for sale! The 1st Edition Boxed Course includes the Endoscope Reprocessing Manual and the Workbook. The purpose of the manual is to provide information that enhances the knowledge of those responsible for reprocessing endoscopes and ...

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Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Launches New IBD Clinical Trials Community to Educate and Support Clinical Trial Participation

Clinical trial recruitment is a challenging step toward FDA approval of new treatments for patients across all disease states; this is especially true for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation (the Foundation) launched today a dedicated Clinical Trials Community (the Community) for IBD. The Community is designed to educate patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers about the clinical ...

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