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Lumber Liquidators flooring does not meet safety standards: "60 minutes"

(Reuters) - Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc, a retailer of hardwood flooring in North America, sold flooring containing levels of formaldehyde that were higher than those permitted under California's health and safety standards, according to televisi...

Positive results from Anoro Ellipta vs Seretide and Advair Diskus in patients in COPD

GlaxoSmithKline and Theravance today announced positive results from three Phase III studies with their combination chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Sandoz To Delay Launch Of Its Neupogen Biosimilar

Sandoz will not launch its filgrastim until the earlier of April 10 or a favorable court ruling in litigation over its compliance with the biosimilar statute; if Sandoz wins dispute it will give Amgen five days’ notice of a launch.

BD launches a new generation of disposable auto-injectors

BD Physioject™ provides an innovative solution with proven* patient acceptance, ease of use and robust system functionality   Location (08 November 2011) – BD Medical, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), announced today the launch of the BD Physioject™ disposable auto-injector.  This clinically proven,* reliable and cost-effective system is sp...

Full Sense™ device for obesity

The Full Sense™ device is a temporary bariatric device in development by BFKW, LLC for the treatment of obesity (BMI >30). The device aids weight loss by inducing the feeling of fullness (satiety) by placing direct and continuous pressure on the distal oesophagus and cardia portion of the stomach. This pressure stimulates gastric nerve and hormonal feedback mechanisms of the stomach that signal ...

Verox Waist Training Corset and Workout Band Has Become a Close Second to #1 Selling Ann Chery in USA From Lingerie Mart

The new Verox waist training corsets are perfect for getting that sexy, curvy, and womanly look! Weight loss and body shaping enthusiasts, ready to maximize their workout with a corset style waist cinching garment, are now squeezing into their Verox waist training corsets all over America. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Wear the Workout Band to the fitness center or for a jog to impact a...

Home Remedies For A Toothache Infection Due To Cavity, A New Report On Vkool.com, Reveals To People Simple And Easy Tips To Treat Toothache Pain

Home Remedies For A Toothache Infection Due To Cavity, a new report on the website Vkool.com uncovers safe and natural remedies for relieving toothache pain. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 18, 2014 Home Remedies For A Toothache Infection Due To Cavity, a new report created by Ashley Filbert on the site Vkool.com shows easy ways to deal with toothache pain naturally and safely. In the first part of this ...

New Equine Therapy Technology Affected by F.E.I. Decision

Jupiter, Florida based equine company, Cytowave, is under investigation by the F.E.I regarding a new technology designed to accelerate injury repair. Calgary, Alberta (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Jupiter-based equine therapy company, Cytowave, was recently affected by an F.E.I. evaluation regarding a new technology designed to accelerate injury repair. Several recently successful riders and trainers ar...

Ebola Patient Dr Kent Brantly Arrives in U.S. for Treatment

SUNDAY, Aug. 3, 2014 -- Dr Kent Brantly, one of two Americans stricken with the Ebola virus in the West Africa nation of Liberia, was delivered Saturday morning to an Atlanta hospital for treatment. After transport from Liberia on a specially...

2015 Segal Health Plan Cost Trend Survey Shows Variation in Trend Rates, Substantial Increases for Prescription Drug Plans

Health benefit plan cost trend rates for 2015 are forecast to drop slightly for some coverages, but increase substantially for prescription drug plans, according to data compiled in the 2015 Segal Health Plan Cost Trend Survey, Segal’s 18th annual survey of health plan cost trends. Key findings include: Increases in medi...

Ethicon Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: Third Federal Bellwether Trial Scheduled to Begin in March 2015, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports

The Firm is representing hundreds of women who have filed transvaginal mesh lawsuits that seek compensation for injuries and complications allegedly caused by pelvic mesh products marketed by Ethicon, Inc. and others. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 07, 2014 Thousands of vaginal mesh lawsuits (http://www.filevaginalmeshlawsuit.com/) filed against Ethicon, Inc. continue to move forward in a mu...

San Diego Pain Management Center, Sorrento Valley Pain Relief, Now Scheduling Patients with New Physician

One of the top San Diego pain management centers, Sorrento Valley Pain Relief, is now scheduling patients with a new physician. Doctor Denice Starley is a Board Certified pain management doctor in San Diego offering comprehensive treatments to help bring relief. San Diego, California (PRWEB) February 04, 2015 One of the top San Diego pain management clinics, Sorrento Valley Pain Relief, is now sc...

EHT™: New Ingredient Extracted from Coffee Helps Enhance Brain Health

PRINCETON, N.J. (PRWEB) February 19, 2015 An ingredient extracted from coffee may help strengthen the brain to protect it from the effects of aging and inflammation while also enhancing cognitive function and memory, according to a recent discover...

Physician Bullying: 'Not Allowed to Cry'

Physician bullies are medicine's troublemakers. What are some ways to deal with them -- and the resulting fallout? Medscape Family Medicine

Management of Myelofibrosis that Progresses to Acute Myeloid Leukemia

In some patients with myelofibrosis, the condition progresses to a type of leukemia known as acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Information about the management of AML is available here. http://news.cancerconnect.com/acute-myeloid-leukemia/ Strategies to ...

Interruption in supply of Depo-Provera

Supply of Depo-Provera (medroxyprogesterone acetate) 150mg/ml from Pfizer has been interupted due to manufacturing issues. The company expects normal supply to recommence the week beginning 16 March 2015. Further information on 0845 608 88 66.

Teva Announces Positive Results for TEV-48125 in Phase IIb Chronic Migraine Study Meeting Primary and Secondary Endpoints

Both high and low dose TEV-48125 demonstrated significant reduction in number of headache hours and headache days in patients. Data establishes proof of concept as the first anti-CGRP study in chronic migraine patients to report. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE:TEVA) (“Teva”) announced today positive results from a Phase IIb stud...

Dr. Oz features vitamin C supplement Proflavanol C100 segment

Michael JohnsenUSANA's proprietary vitamin C supplement Proflavanol C100 is featured on "The Dr. Oz Show."  read more

2015’s Most In-Demand Medical Jobs

MedicalSchoolsInUSA.com releases the most needed health care jobs Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) February 25, 2015 Despite the years of declining job markets, the health care industry has consistently grown in its need for medical workers. A combination of the aging baby-boomer generation, the advances in all forms of medical care, and the general population growth with access to health care have all contri...

BioMarin (BMRN) Releases Q4-2015 Results

On Wednesday, February 25, 2015, BioMarin (BMRN) released results for Q4-2014 and held a conference call. BMRN closed at $107.50. On October 22, 2014, BMRN closed at $74.32; this was when the Q3-2014 results were released. This is impressive. Although we think BMRN has gotten ahead of itself, it continues to be a favorite. In June 2015, the company should be releasing early results for BMN 111 to ...

Highmark Health Appoints Joseph C. Guyaux Chairman of the Board of Directors

Highmark Health of Pittsburgh announced today that Joseph C. Guyaux, senior vice chairman of the The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., and president and chief executive officer of PNC Mortgage, has been appointed chairman of the board of directors. In addition, Highmark Health president and chief executive officer David L. Holmberg will become chairman of the board of directors of Highmark Inc. ...

What You Should Know Before Watching Vice’s Special About Curing Cancer

Tomorrow night at 10 pm on the east and west coasts of the United States, Vice, the TV arm of the fast-growing Vice media empire, will air a special on HBO that posits that scientists are closing in on a cure for cancer. “Today in real time there i...

NICE guidelines on safe staffing in maternity settings unveiled

At least one registered midwife should be present for every woman who is in established labour, new guidelines on safe staffing in maternity settings in England have confirmed.

The fight for red meat: Dietary guidelines factoring in environmental concerns continues to get push back

The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee concluded on Feb. 19 that a plant-focused diet that’s lower in red meat not only promotes good health, but it is also more environmentally sustainable. Some...

March is Kidney Cancer Awareness Month

Hollywood star Denise Richards helps the Kidney Cancer Association to create greater awareness Hollywood, Calif. (PRWEB) February 28, 2015 March is Kidney Cancer Awareness Month and the Kidney Cancer Association (KCA) and its nearly 91,000 members in more than 100 countries will celebrate by honoring the many collaborators who have helped to make it the largest organization of its kind. Since its...

BioMarin Clears Path For Pompe Treatment After Knocking Out Genzyme Patents

Genzyme’s Myozyme patents invalid for being obvious, Patent Trial and Appeal Board finds in inter partes review.

Avoid Costly Issues within Clinical Trials by Investing in proven Retention and Compliance Solutions, advises Exco InTouch.

Sawbridgeworth, UK (5 January 2011) Exco InTouch, the leading provider of regulatory compliant mobile patient communication solutions for the biopharmaceutical and healthcare sectors, advises that with heightened regulatory standards and the increasing trial complexity and duration of studies, patient non-compliance is a growing issue that requires tailored, cost-effective solutions. To addre...

Benitec - RNAi patent update

22 March 2011, Melbourne, Australia: Benitec Limited (ASX: BLT), a world leader in expressed gene silencing for human therapeutics, today announced further positive progress in its fundamental Graham family patent applications exclusively licensed from CSIRO worldwide for human therapeutics. These patents cover silencing of genes using DNA-directed RNA interference (ddRNAi). Progress on these...

CATACHEM INTRODUCES NEW RAPID TEST FOR ETHYLENE GLYCOL POISONING

  • QUALITATIVE ETHYLENE GLYCOL RAPID TEST KIT • SIMPLE, FAST AND ACCURATE • NO SPECIAL EQUIPMENT REQUIRED • LIMITED INTERFERENCE FROM:   GLYCEROL, TRIGLYCERIDES, HEMOGLOBIN, OR BILIRUBIN • 1 YEAR TEST KIT SHELF LIFE   ETHYLENE GLYCOL POISONING Catachem introduces the VetSpec™ Ethylene Glycol In-Vitro Diagnostic Chemistry rapid rea...

Deep Sea Drugs?

The global issue of tackling antibiotic resistant bacteria is massive. It is a race against time, developing something before our current line of defensive is broken through. In order to outwit the bacteria, scientists have to think outside the box, in fact, outside of the lab, and into the sea. The potential of deep-sea creatures is becoming recognised, but this could the first major applicatio...

Promoting Clinical Trials APAC

7 January 2013; London, UK:  Following on from their successful conference in Dubai: Promoting Clinical Trials MENA, Qatalyst Global host the second Promoting Clinical Trials conference in Singapore on the 29th and 30th January 2013.This event will bring together key influencers from the Asian Pacific (APAC) healthcare, clinical research, and pharmaceutical industries to discuss the curr...

Screening Test for Stuttering

A screening test for children starting school that could accurately detect early signs of a persistent stutter is a step closer, British experts say. The Wellcome Trust team says a specific speech test accurately predicts whose stutter will persist into their teens. About 1 in 20 develops a stutter before age, but just one in 100 stutter as a teen and identifying these children has so far be...

Immuno Biotech organises world's first GcMAF Immunology Conference

St Peter Port, Guernsey - 25 February 2013 - The world's first GcMAF conference will be held on the19th, 20th and 21st of April in the attractive woodland Conference Centre at the Holiday Inn Frankfurt, Germany. Sponsored by Immuno Biotech Ltd, the conference will have talks by leading scientists and doctors from around the world and feature new research papers on the uses of GcMAF to rest...

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