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04:38 EDT 29th July 2014 | BioPortfolio

Best Drugstore Eye Cream Review Added to Consumer News Website Online

Best drugstore eye cream review is now included for consumers who visit the CherryNews.com website. This review provides price details at http://cherrynews.com/best-nourishing-eye-serum-review. Midland, TX (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 Men and women who purchase different creams or oils to help reduce eye wrinkles now have a new way to review top products on the Internet. The CherryNews.com company is no...

Allegheny Health Network Introduces Innovative Concussion Evaluation, Management Technology

Allegheny Health Network will be the sole western Pennsylvania provider of C3 Logix testing capabilities, a mobile approach to diagnosing and treating mild brain injuries that will also be studied for potential use in monitoring and treating multiple sclerosis. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Allegheny Health Network announced today an arrangement that will bring a new mobile technology...

Q1Group Analysis Shows Fewer 5-Star Medicare Plans Available in 2014

Analysis by Q1Group shows fewer 2014 Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans have achieved an overall 5-star quality rating. Only one 2014 Medicare Part D prescription drug plan earned a 5-star rating and is available to the residents of New York, whereas 2014 Medicare Advantage plans with a 5-star rating are available to residents living in 133 counties across 13 states. Saint Augustine, Fl...

epic3: National Evidence-Based Guidelines for Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections in NHS Hospitals in England

SOURCE: Elsevier DESCRIPTION:Camden, UK, December 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Journal of Hospital Infection (JHI) has just released the awaited epic3 guidelines on infection prevention and control for a range of healthcare professionals. They are freely available online on ScienceDirect and on the journal’s website. The guidelines were commissioned by the UK Department of Health and have been dev...

Elimidrol Reviews Roll In, Continue to Astonish

Success rate of Sunrise Nutraceuticals' new opiate withdrawal detox formula reveals product that works exceptionally well for users. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Several months after its much-anticipated release, Sunrise Nutraceuticals’ one-of-a-kind opiate withdrawal support supplement continues to impress. As the Elimidrol reviews pour in, feedback has been overwhelmingly positive—...

Latest Trends in Healthcare Technology 2014

Bill Drummy reports on the key healthcare takeaways from this year's South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive conference in Austin, Texas.

The Role of the Circadian Clock in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Is rheumatoid arthritis regulated by the circadian clock? Arthritis Research & Therapy

Taiho Pharma and Sumitomo Dainippon both invest in Remiges BioPharma Fund

Japanese oncology-focussed drugmaker Taiho Pharmaceutical has said that it will be investing $30 million in Remiges BioPharma Fund, a newly formed biotech venture capital fund created by Remiges Ventures.

Antifungal drug resistance evoked via RNAi-dependent epimutations

Microorganisms evolve via a range of mechanisms that may include or involve sexual/parasexual reproduction, mutators, aneuploidy, Hsp90 and even prions. Mechanisms that may seem detrimental can be repurposed to generate diversity. Here we show that t...

Proof of Concept Studies confirm RPL554 delivery possible via industry-standard inhaler devices

Verona Pharma plc (‘Verona’ or the ‘Company’) 26 November 2010 – Verona Pharma plc (AIM: VRP), the biotechnology company focused on the research, discovery and development of new therapeutic drugs for the treatment of chronic respiratory diseases, has completed proof of concept experimental studies showing that its lead drug compound, RPL554, can be delivered...

MediciGlobal -Social Networking Sites are Changing the Face of Patient Recruitment for Clinical Trials

How Facebook is helping bridge the digital divide in patient recruitment February 15, 2011 - Philadelphia, PA –  With its rapidly expanding capacity and diversified user base, Facebook has developed technology that helps clinical trial recruiters to precisely target populations and reaches them in a way that was never before possible.  Working closely with Facebook, MediciGl...

Seasonal Influenza Vaccines reports - Fluzone, Fluzone, Afluria, Influvac, Fluarix, Fluvirin, FluMist, Fluad, Vaxigrip, Optaflu, Agrippal, FluBlok, ASP7374

Latest Epicast reports and forecast reports for:Fluzone, Fluzone, Afluria, Influvac, Fluarix, Fluvirin, FluMist, Fluad, Vaxigrip, Optaflu, Agrippal, FluBlok, ASP7374 http://www.bioportfolio.net/topic/5160/seasonal-influenza-vaccine.html

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...

FDA delays approval of Dynavax' Heplisav, issuing CRL

Dynavax Technologies ( Nasdaq: DVAX) saw its shares plunge as much as 38% to $1.84 in pre-market trading on February 25, when the firm revealed that it received a Complete Response Letter (CRL) from the US. Food and Drug Administration regarding its...

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. Completes the Acquisition of Car Care Plan (Holdings) Limited

NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:AFSI) (the "Company") announced today that a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, IGI Group Limited, completed the acquisition of Car Care Plan (Holdings) Limited ("CCPH") from Ally Insurance Holdings, Inc. ("Ally") for approximately $70 million. The purchase price represented the consolidated tangible book va...

Novavax, CPLB and ICGEB Collaboration Honored for Malaria Vaccine Progress at Vaccine World Summit India 2013

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq:NVAX) today announced that its collaboration to develop a novel malaria vaccine in India has been honored by the Vaccine World Summit India 2013 conference for having the "Most Promising Vaccine for Emerging Diseases in India." This competitive award recognized the progress made by Novavax, Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Biologi...

India Government Approves Bedaquiline For Resistant TB On Fill-In Basis

India's government decided to make available the bedaquiline drug for treating drug-resistant tuberculosis, doing so on an experimental basis to fill a void of treatments.

Rallying for the future of medical research: Q&A with Jon Retzlaff

Less than a month from now, science advocates hope to bring thousands of people together on the Carnegie Library Grounds at Mt. Vernon Square in Washington, DC,  to stand together in the Rally for Medical Research. The move is, in large part, a resp...

"Anti-Aging" Pill SeroVital™-hgh Gets Overwhelming Response in Parade Magazine

NEW YORK, March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Everybody's talking about human growth hormone (hGH). It's been featured on The Today Show, Good Morning America, Fox News, CNN, The Dr. Oz Show, and in Shape magazine and Vanity Fair. And hGH is rapidly becoming the hottest new "it" treatment among Hollywood A-Listers due to its touted ability to reduce wrinkles, decrease body fat, increase lean muscle mas...

AAG Health Releases Top Ten Anti-Aging and Hormone Therapy Books

MIAMI, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AAG Health & Wellness, the leading anti-aging, age maintenance and hormone replacement therapy center located in Miami, released today its Top 10 list of "must read" books that focus on hormone therapy and healthy aging. "When researching anti-aging, now called healthy aging by some experts in the field, one of the best places to start is a...

Sonn & Erez PLC Files Suit Against Success Trade Securities for NFL Player Jared Odrick

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonn & Erez PLC announces that it has filed a suit for NFL player Jason Odrick against Success Trade Inc., its CEO and President, Fuad Ahmed and Jinesh aka "Hodge" Pravin Brahmbatt. The suit, a Financial Regulatory Authority arbitration case, alleges the fraudulent sale of promissory notes and misuse of funds by Success Trade, Ahmed an...

Gut Bacteria Vaccine Could Help Control Autism Symptoms

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A vaccine created to treat a gut bacteria common in children with autism could also help control some symptoms of the neural development disorder, according to new research published in this month’s edition of the journal Vaccine. Researchers Brittany Pequegnat and Mario Monteiro of the University of Guelph in Ontario reportedly develope...

Oculus Innovative Sciences Announces New Regulatory Approvals for Microcyn(R)-Based Antiseptic Products in Panama and El Salvador

PETALUMA, Calif., May 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oculus Innovative Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:OCLS) a global healthcare company that designs, manufactures and markets prescription and non-prescription products in over 20 countries, today announced new regulatory approvals for Microcyn®-based antiseptic products, under the brand name Microdacyn®, in Panama and El Salvador. Bruce Thornton, executi...

Kreate Technology Launches RealTIME 2.0

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., May 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kreate Technology announces the launch of RealTIME Creative Workflow Suite 2.0, a cloud-based production software tool for creative and marketing teams. RealTIME 2.0's integrated modules accelerate output to various visual campaigns and improve creative teams' quality of work from brainstorm to deployment. Developed with mobility in mind, the cloud...

Ceramax® Total Hip System With Biolox® Delta Ceramic-On-Ceramic 36mm Large Femoral Head Receives FDA PMA Supplement Approval

New Ceramic-on-Ceramic Option Provides Additional Choice within PINNACLE® Hip Portfolio in the U.S. DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. has received Pre-Market (PMA) Supplement Approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the DePuy CERAMAX®...

FDA/PhUSE Collaboration: Study Data Reviewer’s Guide Work Package v1.1 Available

The Study Data Reviewer’s Guide Template, a creation of the FDA/PhUSE Working Group collaboration is now available. The Study Data Reviewer’s Guide documents, in a human-readable way, data life-cycle decisions to aid the FDA review of licensing applications. Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 PhUSE announces the availability of the Study Data Reviewer’s Guide (SDRG) Template. The FDA...

Ob Hospitalist Group Provides New Emergency OB/GYN Services

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ob Hospital Group (OBHG) is proud to announce the opening of a new, 24-hour Obstetric Emergency Department (OBED) at St. Bernardine Medical Center in San Bernardino, CA. This new service is a result of a partnership between St. Bernardine and OBHG that ensures highly-skilled, Board Certified OB/GYN physicians (hospitalists) are on-site at...

In tracks of Tecfidera success, Biogen seeks Plegridy nod in MS

With Tecfidera (dimethyl fumarate; BG-12) looking to be a success in the multiple sclerosis marketplace, Biogen Idec is ready to take the plunge with its next product – Plegridy (peginterferon beta-1a), a pegylated subcutaneous injectable.....

Poliovirus vaccine study shows encouraging results in glioblastoma patients

An attack on glioblastoma brain tumor cells that uses a modified poliovirus is showing encouraging results in an early study to establish the proper dose level, researchers at Duke Cancer Institute report.

Presumptive Antibiotic Treatment for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea

How frequently are healthy patients unnecessarily undergoing antibiotic therapy under the assumption they have chlamydia or gonorrhea? Southern Medical Journal

Roche Debuts cobas 6800 and 8800 Systems

FDA planning to issue LDT guidance

FDA has drafted a guidance document that lays out its plans for regulating laboratory-developed tests, FDA spokesperson Susan Laine told BioCentury on Monday. The agency is "proposing to regulate all in vitro diagnostic tests in the same risk-based f...

Protective Helmet for Special Needs Children and Adults from Pacific Rehab Now Offered by Rehabmart.com

Lightweight and well ventilated, the Toppen 77 Hat/Protective Helmet is constructed of durable fabrics that will not tear, crack or retain heat like common foam helmets. Available in a vast variety of sizes to ensure safety and the perfect fit for every user from infants to adults, this helmet is much more comfortable to wear with its featured Comfortable Fit Design. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) June 08,...

Boy With Longest ECMO Record Gets New Heart

A 6-year-old boy broke the record for surviving the longest on an ECMO machine that acted as his heart and lungs. He surpassed the odds and has now successfully received a heart transplant.

WellStar Health System Selects Avantas for Healthcare Enterprise Labor Management Solution

Five-Hospital System and Associated Medical Group to Deploy Avantas’ Consulting Services and Technology to Transform Labor Management Practices, Optimize Operating Budgets Avantas, a leading provider of strategic labor management technology, services and strategies for the healthcare industry, today announced that WellStar Health System (WellStar), h...

Beckman Coulter receives FDA approval for Access AccuTnI+3 troponin I assay

Beckman Coulter, a subsidiary of Danaher Corporation, has received 510(k) approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its new Access AccuTnI+3 troponin I assay for use in its Access 2 immunoassay system.

AstraZeneca moves HQ to Cambridge Biomedical Campus

AstraZeneca is moving its corporate headquarters to a new £330m purpose-built site on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, which will also become its global research and development centre. The site will house 2,000 staff by 2016 and combine AstraZ...

Biota: Peter Cook, CEO and Managing Director

Peter Cook talks to Fintan Walton about Biota's ongoing business strategy and drug development programmes. Mr Cook discusses the various challenges that biotech companies must face in order to remain successful, including the necessity to balance div...

Experts from Johns Hopkins and Stanford to Explain Scleroderma Symptoms and Treatment Options

SAN FRANCISCO, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's non-profit funding leader in scleroderma research has announced two upcoming webinars providing patients and caregivers with expert information on the symptoms and management of scleroderma (systemic sclerosis)—part of a free webinar series provided by the Scleroderma Research Foundation (SRF) and made possible with suppo...

All-Star Break: Testosterone Tests MLB Rules

(MedPage Today) -- As many as 20 Major League Baseball players are expected to face suspensions soon after the All-Star Break as part of an on-going scandal involving performance enhancing drugs, and this Milwaukee Journal Sentinel/MedPage Today repo...

Population Health Management: Strategies for Creating A System of Health

SOURCE: Verisk Health DESCRIPTION: Join us for a Verisk Health webinar.Wednesday, July 31, 2013 1:00-2:00 PM ET Finally, some proven, practical and actionable advice for payers on implementing successful Care Management programs. Learn simple steps for launching (or fixing) programs that drive greater impact on patient outcomes. Our experts will discuss: The latest population stratification and...

How to Cure Diabetes | “7 Steps To Health” Teaches People How to Get Rid of Their Diabetes – Vkoolelite

7 Steps To Health created by Max Sidorov is the latest book that covers natural remedies for diabetes, diet plans, and detailed instructions on how to cure diabetes quickly and safely. A full 7 Steps To Health overview on the site Vkoolelite indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 7 Steps To Health created by Max Sidorov is the latest book that covers natural reme...

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: Federal Bard Trial Scheduled to be Retried July 29, Rottenstein Law Group LLP Reports

The firm is currently offering transvaginal mesh lawsuit evaluations to women who allege they sustained injuries from Bard transvaginal mesh implants. (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 The first federal bellwether trial for a Bard transvaginal mesh lawsuit was scheduled to start over today in Charleston, W.V., according to court documents. The Rottenstein Law Group LLP, a law firm that represents hundreds of...

Rare Genetic Mutation Linked To Congenital Heart Defects

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of scientists from The Research Institute at Nationwide Children'sHospital has found a mutation in a gene crucial to normal heart development could play a role in some types of congenital heart defects - the most common birth defect in the US. The findings were published in the journal Human Mutation and could help narrow the search for...

Kevin Buehler, Division Head, Alcon, discusses merger with Novartis

Completion of the merger with Novartis strengthens Alcon's position as the global leader in eye care and increases the breadth of our eye care portfolio.

Dental Coding for Perio Trays® by Perio Protect is About to Get a Whole Lot Easier

Effectively treating the underlying cause of periodontal (gum) disease with non-invasive Perio Tray® delivery indicates a shift in dental practice models, and now a new ADA insurance code acknowledges this change. This is an exciting step forward in dental medicine. St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 For offices prescribing Perio Trays the 2014 CDT Code will simplify office record...

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