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Allergan reviewing special meeting requests as Valeant ratchets up $53B hostile takeover bid

Botox maker Allergan says it's reviewing shareholder requests for a special meeting to consider replacing most of its board.

Sierra Leone makes harboring Ebola victims a crime

FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone's parliament has made the harboring of Ebola victims a crime drawing a two-year prison sentence in an attempt to stop the spread of the deadly virus, the justice minister said on Saturday.

Sierra Leone makes harbouring Ebola victims a crime

FREETOWN, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Sierra Leone's parliament has made the harbouring of Ebola victims a crime drawing a two-year prison sentence in an attempt to stop the spread of the deadly virus, the justice minister said on Saturday.

Inventor and InventHelp Client Develops Urine-Collection Aid (FED-1364)

Based in Pittsburgh, InventHelp is attempting to submit the Medical Device to companies in the hopes of a good faith review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 "I have heard female patients complain about making a mess when they gave a urine sample," said an inventor from Lake Stevens, Wash. "In order to make the entire process easier and mess-free, I came up with this urine-co...

India reviews state hospitals to end widespread corruption

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Indian government on Saturday ordered a review of activities at all state-owned hospitals to end what the health minister called systemic corruption, as part of the new administration's crackdown on malpractice in the health...

ViiV Healthcare gains FDA approval for HIV drug Triumeq

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Triumeq (abacavir 600mg, dolutegravir 50mg and lamivudine 300mg) tablets, from HIV/AIDS drug specialist Viiv Healthcare, for the treatment of HIV-1 infection.

Cardiomyopathy (Heart Muscle Disease) Therapeutics Clinical Trials Market 2014 Analysis in a New Report Available at MarketOptimizer.org

MarketOptimizer.org adds “Cardiomyopathy Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014” to its store. It includes an overview of the trial numbers and their recruitment status as per the site of trial conduction across the globe. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 Cardiomyopathy (heart muscle disease) is the measurable deterioration of the function of the myocardium (the heart muscle) for any re...

Pershing Square and other shareholders call for special meeting regarding Allergan hostile bid

Pershing Square Capital Management, the largest shareholder of Allergan, which is the subject of a $53 billion hostile acquisition approach by Canada’s Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (The Pharma Letters passim), announced on Friday that it s...

Hera Therapeutics’ HTI-1968 shuts down HPV that causes most cervical cancer

Research presented at the 29th Annual International Papillomavirus Conference shows that a therapy being developed by privately-held US firm Hera Therapeutics combats three types of human papillomavirus, including the two that cause 70% of all cervic...

Medical Couriers in the US Industry Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated

Healthcare utilization rates will grow at a faster rate than in the previous five years, as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act increases the number of individuals with healthcare coverage. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Medical Couriers industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 The Medical Co...

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses in Excess of $100,000 Investing in Galectin Therapeutics, Inc. (GALT) to Contact the Firm

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - August 23, 2014) - Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, reminds investors in Galectin Therapeutics, Inc. ("Galectin" or the "Company") (NASDAQ...

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses in Excess of $100,000 Investing in InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. (NVIV) to Contact the Firm

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - August 23, 2014) - Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, reminds investors in InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. ("InVivo" or the "Company") (O...

GranuFlo Lawsuits Mount in Federal Litigation, as Filings Surpass 2,000, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports

The Firm is actively filing GranuFlo lawsuits on behalf of dialysis patients who suffered heart attacks, strokes, and other catastrophic cardiovascular events allegedly due to the use of GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrates. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 GranuFlo lawsuit (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com) filings stemming from the 2012 GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis conce...

Global Peripheral Intervention Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Peripheral Intervention Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 Peripheral intervention surgeries are part of the minimal invasive surgeries done to remove plaques, etc, thereby addressing the root cause of peripheral artery d...

InventHelp Invention Keeps Mouth Clean without Toothbrush or Toothpaste (DLL-2689)

A leading inventor service company, InventHelp, is working to submit the No-Brush to companies in the hopes of a good faith review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 Having been in the dental field for over 20 years, an inventor and dental hygienist from Arlington, Texas, saw a need for an effective way to clean the mouth with a toothbrush and toothpaste. "That’s when I came up with t...

Critical Care Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2020 | Researchmoz

Albany, NewYork (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 GBI Research, the leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research: “Critical Care Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2020 - New and Late-Stage Four-Factor PCCs and Recom...

Historical Moment in the Monterey Peninsula, Brings Drought Relief Solution to California, with the Help of EcoloBlue and AWG Technology

(PRWEB) August 23, 2014 The MPWMD Board of Directors voted on Monday, August 18th to approve the use of AWGs as a sole source of water for commercial and industrial properties. This was accomplished with the assistance of local architect, Ron Bro...

Food Handler Safety Certification Made Easy with Dynamic Path

Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 Professional kitchen employees, prospective chefs and food industry works now have a study aid in preparing for Food Safety Certification exams thanks to the free food safety practice test by Dynamic Path. D...

A new plugin was announced today, ProIntro Vol.3 from Pixel Film Studios for Final Cut Pro X

Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 Pixel Film Studios, a leader of Final Cut Pro X plugins and themes, announced today the release of ProIntro Vol.3, a customizable title tool for FCPX "Users can customize a fresh and profes...

Teenagers in Athens, GA are Locating Addiction Recovery Thanks to New Helpline

Athens, GA (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 Young adults in Athens, GA who find that they have a problem quitting drinking or doing drugs should pick up the phone and call the new helpline which can offer support and guidance for a troubled teen drug addi...

Atlanta’s New Troubled Teen Helpline Is Making a Difference in the Community

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 Dealing with a drug or alcohol substance abuse is never easy. But it’s especially challenging when the addict is a child. Adolescent addiction has been an important issue among young people in Atlanta for a...

New Houston Hotline Assisting Juveniles in Locating Dependable Rehabilitation Help

Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 Youth substance abuse is a serious problem across the state of Texas. It’s no different in Houston, TX. Substance abuse can happen to people of all ages. Juveniles are falling victim to drug and alcohol dep...

Troubled Teens Wilmington Helpline Guides Adolescents to the Path of Recovery

Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 Teen drug and alcohol abuse is a major problem across North Carolina. It’s no different in Wilmington, NC. Substance abuse can happen to people of all ages. Young adults are falling victim to drug and al...

New Helpline Provides Teen Drug & Alcohol Recovery Information in Holly Springs, NC

Holly Springs, NC (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 Teen substance abuse ranks as one of the most serious issues facing young people in Holly Springs, NC. Countless adolescents throughout North Carolina struggle with a drug or alcohol addiction on a regular...

Expert Advice for a Bed Bug-Free School Year

(PRWEB) August 23, 2014 Summer vacation is almost over and before we know it schools and universities will be back in session. While shopping for school supplies and a new wardrobe might take precedence over the next few weeks, Batzner encourages...


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