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11:31 EDT 23rd July 2014 | BioPortfolio

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Wednesday 23rd July 2014

University of Rochester’s New Prime Vendor Medical Supply Partnership with Medline to Create Jobs

Medline to open new distribution center in Brockport, N.Y.; create 40 new jobs to service area medical facilities The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC), an integrated academic health center, recently selected Medline Industries, Inc. as its prime vendor distributor for medical and

Higher dose spells better outcomes for UCB's Keppra follow-on

The study, the third efficacy trial in its Phase III program, used a higher dose than those tested in previous pivotal studies, and this appears to have translated into improved efficacy. Earlier Phase III trials (NO1252 and NO1253) had mixed results...

Presence Health Partners and Cigna Start Collaborative Care Program to Improve Health and Lower Costs

Customers benefit from improved care coordination and greater emphasis on preventive care Doctors are rewarded for improving patient health and lowering medical costs Program includes registered nurse care coordinators aligned with Cigna case managers Cigna (NYSE: CI) and

HeadSmart Labs Launches to Advance New Testing Devices, Products and Procedures Designed to Reduce Sports-Related Head Injuries

HeadSmart™Labs, a Healy Ventures LLC company, today announced its official launch to advance research methods that will aid in the prevention of head and neck injuries sustained by athletes who wear helmets during collision sports such as American football. By rethinking helmet testing, HeadSmart Labs will develop products, procedures and testing devices...

Kennedy Sees Global Consulting Markets Normalizing; Growth Rates Increasing Through 2016

Flagship annual report provides market share, size and growth forecasts across consulting service lines, geographic regions, and client industries — plus consulting firm rankings. Kennedy Consulting Research & Advisory, the leader in market analysis on the consulting profession, announces the launch of

Endocyte Shareholder Alert: Former SEC Attorney Willie Briscoe and Powers Taylor Investigate Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by Officers and Directors

Former United States Securities and Exchange Commission attorney Willie Briscoe, founder of The Briscoe Law Firm, PLLC, and the securities litigation firm of

Poland confirms case of African swine fever in farm pigs

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's veterinary authorities on Wednesday confirmed a case of African swine fever in farm pigs near the eastern city of Bialystok.

Epistem announces collaborative funding agreement with Global Health Investment Fund I, LLC.

Epistem Holdings Plc (LSE: EHP) (Epistem), the personalised medicine and biotechnology company, is pleased to announce today that it has entered into a collaborative funding agreement with the Global Health Investment Fund I, LLC (GHIF) to support th...

United States Endoscopy Visualization System Components Market Outlook to 2020: MarketResearchReports.Biz

Market Resarch Reports.Biz include new market research report "United States Endoscopy Visualization System Components Market Outlook to 2020: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast" to its huge collection of research reports. View full report at http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/211876. Albany, NY (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 United States Endoscopy Visualizat...

Inovio Pharma's drug to treat cervical lesions meets trial goal

(Reuters) - Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc said its drug to treat abnormal growth of pre-cancerous cells on the surface of the cervix met its main goal in a mid-stage trial.

Cardiovascular Prosthetic Devices Market in North America to 2020 Report Available at MarketOptimizer.org

MarketOptimizer.org adds “North America Cardiovascular Prosthetic Devices Market Outlook to 2020” to its store. The data in the report is derived from dynamic market forecast models. Inquire before Buying @ http://www.marketoptimizer.org/contacts/inquire-before-buying?rname=7868. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 “North America Cardiovascular Prosthetic Devices Market Outlook to 2020″,...

InventHelp Inventor Develops Versatile Medical Testing Device (OCC-760)

InventHelp, one of America's leading inventor service companies, is submitting the Master III to companies in the hopes of a good faith review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 "I wanted a better way to keep track of all of my medical information, such as my blood sugar, blood pressure and pulse rate," said an inventor from Long Beach, Calif. "I did not want to have to carr...

GlaxoSmithKline sales on the slide as US, Chinese woes mount

Shares in GlaxoSmithKline (LON:GSK) dived as the revenues and profits slumped with increased competition, currency headwinds and supply issues adding to its bribery problems in China.

PHT Corporation Reports Record Breaking 2nd Quarter as Pharma Industry Champions Patient-Driven eData Systems in Clinical Research

YTD order growth increased 151% over 2013 as trial sponsors choose the PHT electronic clinical outcome assessment (eCOA) System for over 25 new trials to collect and report on patient-driven eData PHT Corporation is experiencing exponential growth in 2014 with a 124% increase in demand for products and services in the second quarter over the sam...

Identification of new molecular features of colorectal cancer

Investigators who analysed 95 human colorectal tumour samples have determined how gene alterations identified in previous analyses of the same samples are expressed at the protein level. The integration of proteomic and genomic data, or proteogenomi...

GSK shares sink as sales decline again

GSK shares sink as sales decline again

UPDATE 1-Sierra Leone's chief Ebola doctor contracts the virus

* More than 600 have died from Ebola in West Africa (adds detail on doctor, WHO data)

GSK's second quarter slump even worse than expected

"As expected, currency hit the figures hard, impacting sales and EPS by 9% and 13% respectively," said Deutsche Bank analysts. But even so the overall the figures were "disappointing".

Exit Deanxit: India bans flupentixol FDC

In a notification dated 11 July but posted online only recently, India's ministry of health and family welfare said that the decision follows the recommendation of the Drugs Technical Advisory Board (DTAB).

BRIEF-Biogen says tax inversions are not an adequate rationale for mergers

July 23 (Reuters) - Biogen Idec Inc : * Says in an investor conference call that company does not think tax inversions are an adequate rationale for business

Partnering Returned Assets can Rescue, Maximize Value

Deal terminations can throw even the most confident companies for a loop, dealing a blow to the perceived value of even still-promising assets. Finding a new partner saves the day, but it takes careful strategic planning, according to panelists at the recent Allicense 2014 meeting in San Francisco. With more than 1,300 therapeutics deals announced […] The post Partnering Returned Assets can...

CCEI’s National Accreditation is Renewed

CCEI is awarded renewal of accreditation by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC). Duluth, GA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 ChildCare Education Institute® (CCEI), a distance learning professional development and certificate provider, is proud to announce it has been awarded renewal of accreditation by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC), a U.S. Department of Education and...

Michael J Wallace, DDS Explains The Use Of Cutting Edge Technology To Produce "Crowns In A Day"

Multi-visit procedures for dental crowns is a thing of the past with the use of Cerec technology. Crowns can now be completed in a single appointment. Edmond, Oklahoma (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 In the past, and it is still true today in many offices, when a crown was prescribed by the dentist to restore a tooth it was a multi-visit procedure. This means that on the first visit, the patient gets an in...

Optimal Health Straw Chiropractic Glendale Nears Treatment of Its 1000th Patient

Optimal Health’s Glendale office treats close to 1000 patients after its grand opening in January. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Successful Peripheral Neuropathy Clinic, Optimal Health Straw Chiropractic finds success across Los Angeles, after the opening of its 5th office just shy of six months ago. Patients have come in from all around the Los Angeles area to seek treatment and relief fr...

Zeltia looks at Aplidin combo for multiple myeloma

Zeltia looks at Aplidin combo for multiple myeloma


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