Advaxis, MedImmune partner on clinical trial
July 22, 2014 -- Advaxis, a biotechnology company that develops cancer immunotherapies, has entered a clinical trial collaboration with MedImmune, the biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca.
Mich. program offers dental care for volunteer service
July 22, 2014 -- The Care Free Dental Clinic in Lansing, MI, has created the Pay It Forward program designed to help individuals without dental insurance to get access to dental care and encourage volunteer community service.
Do dental treatments interfere with Ramadan?
July 22, 2014 -- Many Muslims observe fasting hours and avoid all consumption during the month of Ramadan, which ends in the evening of July 28 this year. Does the observance preclude dental treatment? Only if the patient does not consume water, according to the Central Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments.
Biolase to raise $12M in private placement of stock
July 21, 2014 -- Dental laser manufacturer Biolase has agreed to sell $12 million in unregistered shares of the company's common stock to institutional and individual investors in a private placement transaction.
High-viscosity glass ionomers can seal pits, fissures
July 18, 2014 -- A systematic review has shown that high-viscosity glass ionomers are not inferior to the current gold standard, according to the System Initiative from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg.