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New Research Report on Antidepressants Market to 2018 by MarketResearchReports

Albany, NY, February 24, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Antidepressants Market to 2018 Despite Safety Concerns, Selective Serotonin Re-uptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) Continue to Dominate in the Absence of Effective Therapeutic Alternatives GBI Research, the leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research, Antidepressants Market to 2018 Despite Safety Concerns, Selective Serotonin Re-uptak...

Safety Beds for Special Needs Children and Adults Designed by SleepSafe® Beds Now Offered by Rehabmart.com

This patented bed system has been created with input from healthcare industry professionals as well as the end users, and addresses the 7 zones of entrapment research conducted by the FDA Hospital Bed Safety Workgroup. With a choice of low, medium and high beds, the SleepSafer® High Bed is generally the most appropriate selection for more active users. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) June 09, 2013 Reha...

La Peer’s Lipoma Removal Center of Excellence Launches New Website

The specialty department for lipoma removal at La Peer Health Systems announces the launch of a new online resource for lipoma patients. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 The new Lipoma Removal Center of Excellence, a department of La Peer Health Systems in Los Angeles, has announced the launch of its new website: http://www.LipomaRemovalMD.com. This website will serve as a comprehensive...

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...

Dermatologist Announces Top 50 Skin Care Products for 2014

Dr. Brandith Irwin, top dermatologist with no financial ties to cosmetic manufacturers, selects her Top 50 Skin Care Products for 2014. Among her top choices are products from SkinCeuticals, NeoCutis, and Elta MD. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 World-renowned dermatologist and author Brandith Irwin, MD recently selected her Top 50 Skin Care Products for 2014 in a new article on her informa...

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—...

VEITH Symposium Presentations Highlight Use of Cardiatis Multilayer Flow Modulator (MFM®) Technology as Endovascular Disease Modifying Treatment for Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms

Cardiatis S.A., developer and marketer of innovative minimally invasive treatments for thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms, announced today that two sessions of rapid-fire clinical presentations will be devoted to highlighting the use of its aortic flow modulation technology as minimally invasive endovascular solution for the repair of thoracoabdominal aneur...

Bristol-Myers Squibb and Five Prime Therapeutics Announce Exclusive Clinical Collaboration to Evaluate the Combination of Investigational Immunotherapies Opdivo (nivolumab) and FPA008 in Six Tumor Types

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) and Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:FPRX) today announced that they have entered into an exclusive clinical collaboration agreement to evaluate the safety, tolerability and preliminary efficacy of combining Opdivo (nivolumab), Bristol-Myers Squibb’s investigational PD-1 (programmed death-1) immune chec...

Brains of People with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Offer Clues About Disorder| New York Times blog | 24 November 2014

Michael Zeineh compared the brains of 15 people who have CFS with those in 14 healthy subjects.

GSK tops UK reputation ratings

Wednesday, 6th April 2011: GlaxoSmithKline plc is the most reputable company in the UK Pharmaceuticals sector, according to the latest UK RepTrak™ Pulse 2011 survey published today by Reputation Institute, the leading global business consultancy. GlaxoSmithKline was ranked in 44th place out of all the UK companies surveyed with 72.16 points, some way ahead of its nearest reputational compe...

Evolva completes Abunda acquisition

Reinach, Switzerland, 8 July 2011 – Evolva Holding SA (SIX: EVE), which is developing novel medicines and nutritional ingredients through synthetic biology, announced that it will complete the acquisition of Abunda Nutrition, Inc. (“Abunda”) today, after which it will be a wholly-owned subsidiary of Evolva. Evolva’s shareholders approved the capital increase require...

SpePharm Sells Japanese Rights for Savene to Kissei Pharmaceutical

Amsterdam, 1st September 2011 - SpePharm Holding B.V.(Amsterdam, The Netherlands), the pan-European specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has sold the Japanese rights to Savene® to Kissei Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. (Matsumoto City, Nagano, Japan). As part of the transaction, SpePharm will also supply Savene® to Kissei Pharmaceutical for development and sale in Japan. ...

Cultural impacts on health

Culture impacts every aspect of our lives, including our health. Culture dictates our diets, clothing and environments, all of which change our risk of a number of diseases. Rituals can also effect pre-existing conditions. This phenomenon is already really established in public health trends. With the relationship between stomach cancers and the Japanese diet, longevity and the Mediterranean ...

Qualicaps to expand N.C. facility, create 123 jobs

Qualicaps, a manufacturer of gelatin capsules and wholly owned subsidiary of Qualicaps Group, plans to expand its facility in Whitsett, N.C.

Metastatic breast cancer blood test performs well

A blood test to see how well women are responding to breast cancer treatment could be on its way, The Daily Telegraph reports. It describes the test as a ‘liquid biopsy’. The Telegraph reports on a small US study that compared tests designed to monitor the size of metastatic breast cancer. Metastatic breast cancer is cancer that has spread out of breast tissue and into other parts of the body....

Limits of agreement (Bland-Altman method)

Researchers investigated the agreement between primary care and daytime ambulatory monitoring in blood pressure measurement. Study participants were patients with newly diagnosed high or borderline...

Hunt Valley Animal Hospital Urges Flea, Tick, Heartworm Prevention

HUNT VALLEY, Md., March 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A Hunt Valley veterinarian is spreading the word about the need to protect pets against fleas, ticks and heartworm. According to Dr. Allan Frank of Hunt Valley Animal Hospital, these parasites can seriously harm or even kill the animals they victimize. Due to the lack of winter weather this year, the veterinarian predicts another severe flea/ti...

Biology for Health by S.H.Cedar

This book is aimed at undergraduates embarking on medical, nutrition, physiology, sports and other health based careers. It provides a thorough, broad grounding in human biology. It has a lot of competition, so seeks to differentiate itself by relating understanding of biological systems, subsystems and elements to human health. This is what drew me to [...]

IV Ketamine: Suitable for Acute Pain Management in the ED?

How effective is ketamine when administered in the ED for acute pain relief? Medscape Emergency Medicine

ABThera Negative Pressure Device in Delayed Abdomen Closure

For temporary abdominal closure in open abdomen management, the ABThera negative pressure device might be better than an older technique, a new paper says. Reuters Health Information

Carcinoma erysipeloides reducing right arm function

A 66 year old woman with a history of triple negative breast cancer developed rapidly progressive skin metastases in the radiation field. These presented as indurated violaceous annular plaques with...

Merck & Co signs second out-licensing deal with Cerecor

Merck & Co signs second out-licensing deal with Cerecor

Achillion Presents New Data on ACH-3102 to Treat Hepatitis C at the International Liver Congress

- Phase 1 Results Further Demonstrate Potency of ACH-3102 in Genotypes 1a and 1b and Against Resistant HCV- - Study Shows ACH-3102 and Sovaprevir Can be Co-Administered Without Interaction - - Total of Six Poster Presentations to be Made During EASL - AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, April 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:ACHN) today announced the presentati...

TANITA SETS NEW STANDARDS IN BODY COMPOSITION MONITORING

23rd April 2013: Monitoring the effectiveness of a weight loss or physical activity programme has never been easier or more accurate, with the MC780MA Multi Frequency Segmental Body Composition Analyser from Tanita. The MC780MA uses the very latest multi-frequency technology to record a comprehensive range of measurements in just 20 seconds, from segmental fat and muscle mass to basal meta...

Plasma Surgical Announces Expanded Indications for Use for the PlasmaJet® Surgery System

FDA 510(k) clearance for removal of soft tissue by vaporization offers additional utility for surgeons Plasma Surgical, creator of the PlasmaJet®, an advanced energy medical device designed as a safe and effective alternative to traditional electrosurgery instruments, announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and ...

49 years of undue delays in the EU Approval of GM Products

The EU’s strict laws for GM products state that approval decisions have to be taken quickly once a product is declared safe by independent scientists. However, the European Commission routinely delays such decisions, often for years. The combined undue delay for all GM products? 49 years. Steps in the EU approval system for GMOs: How does it work? And does it work?The EU has one of the world’s...

PrimeraDx Featured in the Goldman Sachs Healthcare Research Team's GS Emerging Healthcare Series

MANSFIELD, Mass., May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PrimeraDx, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company, will be highlighted in a conference call with the Goldman Sachs Healthcare Research Team as part of the GS Emerging Healthcare Series on May 13, 2013 at 11 am.  Matthew McManus, MD, Ph.D., President and CEO of PrimeraDx will provide an overview of the Company's innovative technology and...

EMCTO 2013: First-line gefitinib effective and well tolerated in Caucasian patients with EGFR mutation-positive NSCLC

Phase IV study of gefitinib used as first-line treatment in Caucasian patients with epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation-positive locally advanced/metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) indicate the treatment is effective and well....

Olympus ultrasound endoscopes to feature ProSound F75 Ultrasound Processor

Olympus, a US-based medical and surgical products designer, will equip its ultrasound endoscopes with the ProSound F75 Ultrasound Processor.

Period Vitamin for Post Menstrual Syndrome Relief, Not Just PMS: New Report from Period Vitamin Sheds Light on Often Ignored Post Menstrual Syndrome

Period Vitamin researchers’ report says as many as one-third of all women experience post menstrual syndrome during their reproductive years. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 PMS doesn’t just stand for Premenstrual Syndrome anymore, it can also stand for post menstrual syndrome, according to a new report from Period Vitamin researchers. Entitled, “What is Post Menstrual Syndrome Disorde...

The Perfect Fit Knee: Personalized Knee Replacement Implants Are Here

Surgeons at The Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers are now utilizing a breakthrough technology in knee replacement implants commonly referred to as ‘The Perfect Fit Knee’. Patients are having knee implants exclusively created to produce a personalized knee that is designed to follow the shape and contour of their existing knee. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 ‘The Perfect Fit Knee’ i...

Vestiq to offer MagBID ER magnesium dietary supplement

Specialty pharmaceutical company Vestiq Pharmaceuticals is set to offer MagBID ER magnesium dietary supplement for patients who have lost magnesium because of illness or treatment with certain medicines.

EU to fine 9 drugmakers over pay-for-delay deals

The European Commission (EC) is reportedly ready to fine Danish pharmaceutical company Lundbeck and eight generics makers over alleged pay-for-delay deals in Europe.

New anti-inflammatory targets for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Current treatments for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) do not reduce disease progression or suppress chronic inflammation. This Review highlights new therapeutic targets that have been discovered through a better understanding of the und...

Android app Monitors ECG on Smart Phones

A user-friendly smart phone application allows consumers to record an electrocardiogram in the comfort of their own homes.

Wound Healing Collagen Gel from Sage and Sun Holdings Now Offered by Rehabmart.com

Their Wound Care Stimulen™ Collagen Gel introduces a bioavailable state of hydrolyzed bovine collagen that interacts with the wound in such a way to form a gel that creates a moist wound healing environment. Specifically classified as a collagen-based wound filler, Stimulen™ is ideally suited for use with compromised patients or ‘stalled’ wounds, creating a nutrient rich protective growth ...

Biomarkers for Niemann-Pick Disease Type C and Related Disorders of Oxysterol Accumulation

Niemann-Pick disease type C (NPC) is a lethal lysosomal storage disorder characterized by liver disease and progressive neurodegeneration. Lysosomal storage is impaired by oxidized cholesterol (oxysterol) accumulation. Presenting signs and symptoms are nonspecific and the diagnosis is frequently difficult and delayed. The inventors established a rapid ELISA assay to evaluate biomarker levels in se...

Galen to market and sell Nuvo's Synera in US

Global pharmaceutical company Galen has acquired exclusive US rights to market and sell Nuvo's Synera, a topical patch that combines lidocaine, tetracaine and heat.

2014 Corporate Scandal Calendar just released

The cost of corporate non-compliance documented on the 2014 "Scalendar" MINNEAPOLIS, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) and the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) today released their 4th annual corporate scandal calendars. The 2014 edition includes an additional $30 billion in finalized settlements, fines, and other penalt...

8th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT)

Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from SCCT 2013. Medscape Cardiology

3D Systems Elects Peter Diamandis to Board of Directors

ROCK HILL, S.C., July 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that its Board of Directors has elected Peter H. Diamandis a director of the company. Dr. Peter Diamandis is the Chairman and CEO of the X PRIZE Foundation, which leads the world in designing and launching large incentive prizes to drive radical breakthroughs for the benefit of humanity. Diamandis is also t...

DeNA Reports First Quarter, Fiscal Year 2013 Financial Results

TOKYO, Aug. 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DeNA Co., Ltd. (Tokyo:2432), the global leader in mobile Internet services, today announced its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2013. DeNA reported quarterly revenue of 52.2 billion yen (532 million* USD), 10 percent higher than the same quarter last year, and operating profit of 17.0 billion yen (173 million* USD), 8 percent lower than the...

CP Toys Releases New Line of Educational Toys

To line up with the start of back-to-school, CP Toys releases new educational toys. Grandview, MO (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 CP Toys - With back-to-school season peeking its head around the corner, education is in the air. Many teachers will be preparing classrooms and lesson plans to best educate young, new minds. To go along with the spirit of this season, CP Toys has released an entirely new line...

FDA must publish data on safety and efficacy of prophylactic AIDS drug, court rules

A US court has ruled that the Food and Drug Administration should release safety and efficacy records on the pre-exposure prophylactic AIDS drug, the combination of tenofovir and emtricitabine,...

Oral semaglutide: Phase I data

How does one measure the value of R&D?

Measuring the value of research and development (R&D) is a difficult problem.  Specifically, how does one measure the value of R&D on multifactor productivity (MFP).   At first glance, one would expect the value of R&D to be proportion...

Medical Flat Panel Detector Market 2017 Forecasts for Global and China Regions at ReportsnReports.com

“2013 Deep Research Report on Global and China Medical Flat Panel Detector Industry” is the new market research report added to ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 “2013 Deep Research Report on Global and China Medical Flat Panel Detector Industry” is a professional and depth research report on China Medical Flat Panel Detector industry. The report introduces ...

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Update: Federal Ethicon MDL Status Conference Coming Up in West Virginia, Rottenstein Law Group LLP Reports

The firm is currently offering Ethicon transvaginal mesh lawsuit evaluations to women who allege that they sustained injuries from transvaginal mesh implants. (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Transvaginal mesh lawsuits involving Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon are progressing in federal court in West Virginia, according to court documents. The Rottenstein Law Group LLP, a vaginal mesh law firm, e...

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