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Friday 24th October 2014

Cytori to Webcast Third Quarter Financial Results on November 6

Cytori Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CYTX) will provide a live webcast of its third quarter financial results and business update on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 5:30 PM Eastern Time. The dial-in information is as follows: Dial-In Number: +1.877.402.3914Conference ID: 26821138 Prior to the webcast at approximately 4:05 PM Eastern Time o...

UPDATE 1-NY doctor with Ebola a serious student with funny side, friends say

NEW YORK, Oct 24 (Reuters) - The young doctor diagnosed with Ebola in New York City is a big-hearted man with a serious interest in international emergency medicine and a flair for languages, yet his friends call him "a goofball."

Allogeneic and autologous stem cell transplantation for hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma: a retrospective study of the EBMT Lymphoma Working Party

U.S. military starts training its Ebola rapid-response team

SAN ANTONIO, Oct 24 (Reuters) - As health officials were trying to manage a patient infected with Ebola in New York, U.S. military personnel in Texas were in the first stages of training a new rapid-response team that could head to hospitals the next...

Lantern gets early funding for mental health therapy app

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Lantern, a technology startup that offers online and mobile coaching programs to support mental health, has won early backing for its service.

Two US states to quarantine health workers returning from Ebola zones

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York and New Jersey will automatically quarantine all medical workers returning from Ebola-hit West African countries, and the U.S. government is considering the same step after a doctor who treated patients in Gui...

Monica Lewinsky’s Fight against Cyberbullying, a NoBullying Article Released Today

Monica Lewinsky’s Fight against Cyberbullying, a NoBullying Article Released Today London, UK (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Monica Lewinsky comes out in a public speech to talk about online abuse, cyberbullying and the culture of shame. NoBullying breaks down her groundbreaking speech in an article released today. When Monica Lewinsky spoke out against cyber b...

UPDATE 1-Ebola medical workers face mandatory quarantine at NYC airports

NEW YORK, Oct 24 (Reuters) - All medical workers traveling from Ebola-affected countries to New York City's airports will face a mandatory 21-day quarantine under new screening rules that exceed federal guidelines, the governors of New York and New J...

Connected Health companies highlight potential solutions, and what needs to be done fill healthcare gaps

Gaming as a motor skill therapy, a solar-powered electronic health record device, ideas for fixing healthcare and a freaky demonstration of LED communication were some of the things that drew...

UPDATE 9-Two US states to quarantine health workers returning from Ebola zones

(Adds fresh details on possible CDC quarantines, New York and New Jersey governors ordering own quarantines, other details)

COLUMN-New details in Allergan anti-takeover campaign: Frankel

(The opinions expressed here are those of Alison Frankel, a columnist for Reuters.)

Adult support of bullied LGB youths tied to fewer suicide attempts

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Bullied lesbian, gay and bisexual high school students are less likely to fight and attempt suicide when they feel connected to an adult at school, suggests a new study.

Ebola fears likely to become less scary for US investors

NEW YORK, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Market fluctuations eased on Friday and the Standard & Poor's 500 index ended its best week in almost two years as fears dwindled that the first Ebola diagnosis in New York could lead to widespread contagion in the nation...

Dicerna to Announce Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results and Host Conference Call on November 6, 2014

Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRNA), a leader in the development of RNAi-based therapeutics, today announced that the Company will release its third-quarter 2014 financial results before market open on Thursday, November 6, 2014. Management will conduct a conference call at 8:30 a.m. (EST) that day, to discuss the Company's financial resu...

Heathcare worker at Newark airport to be quarantined on Ebola fears

NEW YORK, Oct 24 (Reuters) - A healthcare worker who had been treating patients in West Africa was detained at Newark Liberty International Airport and will be quarantined, in line with a new policy aimed at reducing risk from the Ebola virus, New Je...

UPDATE 2-As Ebola hits, New Yorkers maintain wary calm

NEW YORK, Oct 24 (Reuters) - News of New York's first case of Ebola was met with worry and even anger on Friday, but for this city of eight million residents, seasoned by everything from terror attacks to superstorms, there was little sign of panic.

Lundbeck Provides Update on New Drug Application for Intravenous Carbamazepine

Lundbeck LLC announced today that it has received a Complete Response Letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its New Drug Application seeking approval of Carbella™ (carbamazepine) injection, an investigational intravenous formulation of the anti-epileptic drug (AED) carbamazepine. Lundbeck is currently addressing requests specified in ...

Magellan Health Opens Toll-Free Number Following Shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Washington

Individuals can call toll-free number to talk to trained professionals Magellan Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGLN) today announced that, in response to the shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Washington, it has set up a 24-hour toll-free hotline for individuals to access, regardless of whether or not they are Magellan members. The toll-fre...

Verizon says HIPAA-compliant communications can improve patient engagement

Verizon said it’s Virtual Contact Center and IP-based Interactive Voice Response have achieved HIPAA compliance, putting the telecommunications company firmly in the healthcare space with the goal of improving patient...


Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name:Trametinib Trade Name:MEKINIST® For which conditions is this drug approved? MEKINIST is indicated for the treatment of patients with unresectable (unable to be removed with surgery) or metastatic melanoma with ...


Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name:Dabrafenib Trade Name:TAFINLAR® For which conditions is this drug approved? TAFINLAR isindicated as a single agent for the treatment of patients with unresectable (unable to be removed with surgery) or metastat...

New York, New Jersey will exceed CDC requirements in Ebola screening

NEW YORK, Oct 24 (Reuters) - New York and New Jersey will bolster screening for Ebola beyond federal requirements for travelers from West Africa arriving at the area's airports, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Friday.

AKTIE IM FOKUS 2: Fortschritte beim Konzernumbau treiben Microsoft-Kurs an

(neu: Schlusskurse) NEW YORK (dpa-AFX) - Die Fortschritte bei der Konzernerneuerung überzeugen auch die Aktionäre von Microsoft . Der Software-Anbieter hatte den Umsatz im abgelaufenen Quartal im ...

Massive air bag recalls bring many questions, some that can't be answered yet

U.S. investigators, automakers and a parts supply company are trying to figure out why some automobile air bags inflate with too much force, blowing apart metal canisters and sending shards flying at drivers and passengers.

UPDATE 1-Ex-Bank of New York Mellon employee pleads guilty to insider trading

NEW YORK, Oct 24 (Reuters) - A former Bank of New York Mellon Corp employee on Friday pleaded guilty to insider trading based on tips from a former Merck & Co Inc employee about potential pharmaceutical mergers.

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