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Airbus Group-Aktie: 3 Mrd. Euro schwerer Aktienrückkaufprogramm erwartet - J.P. Morgan rät zum Kauf - Aktienanalyse

London - Airbus Group-Aktienanalyse von Analyst David Perry von J.P. Morgan: David Perry, Analyst von J.P. Morgan, rät in einer aktuellen Aktienanalyse weiterhin zum Kauf der Aktie des Luftfahrt- u...

SoulCycle Inc. Names Melanie Whelan CEO

SoulCycle Inc., the country’s premier indoor cycling brand, announced today that it has appointed its COO, Melanie Whelan, CEO. Founders Elizabeth Cutler and Julie Rice will remain actively involved in the Company. “Founded in 2006 with a mission to bring joy to fitness, SoulCycle is a rapidly growing lifestyle brand that empowers our r...

Copley Scientific showcases extensive range of tablet testing equipment at Analytica 2014 - Hall: A1, Stand: 231

27 February 2014: Nottingham, UK: Copley Scientific will focus on systems from the company’s comprehensive range of test equipment for  pharmaceutical solid dosage forms at Analytica 2014, which takes place  from 1– 4 April 2014 in Munich, Germany. On show will be the Dissolution Tester DIS 8000, a rugged unit with eight stirred test vessels that is ideal for both R&...

“Planet Fitness Midwest” Franchise Group Continues to Expand in St Louis, Cincinnati, and Lexington

Planet Fitness, the innovative health club franchise known for its Judgement Free Zone® and affordable prices, continues its expansion with new clubs to open in St Louis, MO, Cincinnati, OH and Lexington, KY by franchise group “Planet Fitness Midwest.” Planet Fitness has differentiated itself from other health clubs by offering low monthly membership ...

Celgene To Move Mongersen (GED-0301) Into Phase III For Crohn’s ASAP

Company is in talks with regulators regarding plans to start pivotal trials by the end of the year of the oral antisense drug licensed from Nogra. Dosing and other key details are now being reviewed.

Xcovery Presents Phase 1 Results of X-396 in ALK positive NSCLC at the 2014 Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology

–Induces responses in both crizotinib-naïve and crizotinib-resistant ALK+ NSCLC patients– -X-396 demonstrates activity in central nervous system metastases- Xcovery, a developer of next-generation targeted therapeutics for cancer, presented results at the 2014 Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology from a Phase 1/2 ...

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[Articles] Global surveillance of cancer survival 1995–2009: analysis of individual data for 25 676 887 patients from 279 population-based registries in 67 countries (CONCORD-2)

International comparison of survival trends reveals very wide differences that are likely to be attributable to differences in access to early diagnosis and optimum treatment. Continuous worldwide surveillance of cancer survival should become an indi...

[Articles] 140 mmol/L of sodium versus 77 mmol/L of sodium in maintenance intravenous fluid therapy for children in hospital (PIMS): a randomised controlled double-blind trial

Use of isotonic intravenous fluid with a sodium concentration of 140 mmol/L had a lower risk of hyponatraemia without an increase in adverse effects than did fluid containing 77 mmol/L of sodium. An isotonic fluid should be used as intravenous fluid ...

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...

Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis - Pipeline Review, H2 2014

Recently added to the BioPortfolio report store, Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis - Pipeline Review, H2 2014 is a new report from Global Markets Direct published on 2014-12-09. This 49-page report is available in PDF from $2000. Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis - Pipeline Review, H2 2014 Summary Global Markets Direct’s, ‘Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis - Pipeline Review, H2 2014’, provides an overview of t...

ICH Reforms Could Strengthen Harmonization Process

A 25-year-old organization where top rule-makers and industry groups reach agreement on pharmaceutical quality guidelines will incorporate next year in Switzerland. The new association could strengthen the role of emerging market authorities in globa...

Aegerion Pharma under SEC investigation

US biotech firm Aegerion Pharmaceuticals has revealed it is the subject of a US Securities and Exchange Commission investigation relating to its sales activities.

ABMRS to Offer Professional Credential in Magnetic Resonance Safety

Pittsburgh, PA, January 17, 2015 --(PR.com)-- The American Board of MR Safety (ABMRS) has now been convened with the charge and objective is to create and standardize testing and certification for MR safety competence. This will include testing and certification for those charged with overseeing the safety of the clinical and research MR environments, namely, the MR Safety Physician (for the radi...

Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts Accredited by CAPTE

SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In November 2014, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) granted Gurnick's PTA Program accreditation. CAPTE is an accrediting agency that is nationally recognized by the US Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). CAPTE grants specialized accredit...

The most dangerous sex position for penises

Shayne Jacopian for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After a thirteen-year study, Brazilian scientists surveying three hospitals in Campinas concluded that “woman on top” is the most risky sex position for heterosexual men, causing more than half of all penile fractures. Alternatively, “doggy-style” is responsible for 29% of fractured penises, and 21% result from the missionary positi...

Products over pipeline in Pfizer's acquisition targets, hints CEO

Sale forecasts for 2015 are down by up to $5bn compared to last year

11% of Americans will spend at least a year in the top 1%, study finds

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For some, the ‘American Dream’ is about owning a house and raising a family. For the more ambitious among us, the American Dream is about joining ‘The One Percent’, or the top 1 percent of wage earners in the country. A new study from a pair of American sociologists has found that spending a year among the One Percent is very much withi...

The Syringe Technique for the Reduction of TMJ Dislocations

This novel TMJ joint dislocation reduction technique may be a faster and more effective alternative to the traditional manual method. The Journal of Emergency Medicine

USPTO issues patent relating to Moberg Pharma's MOB-015 to treat onychomycosis

The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued US patent relating to Moberg Pharma's topical treatment MOB-015 for the treatment onychomycosis and this patent is expected to be in effect until 2032.

Iron Deficiency Anemia - Pipeline Review, H1 2015

Recently added to the BioPortfolio report store, Iron Deficiency Anemia - Pipeline Review, H1 2015 is a new report from Global Markets Direct published on 2015-01-21. This 60-page report is available in PDF from $2000. Iron Deficiency Anemia - Pipeline Review, H1 2015 Summary Global Markets Direct’s, ‘Iron Deficiency Anemia - Pipeline Review, H1 2015’, provides an overview of the Iron Defi...

First FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation for KLH-Conjugate Immunotherapy Signals Key Step for Novel Carrier Molecule

PORT HUENEME, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/10/15 -- Stellar Biotechnologies, Inc. ("Stellar" or "the Company") (OTCQB: SBOTF) (TSX VENTURE: KLH), the leader in sustainable manufacture of Keyhole Limpet Hemocyanin ("KLH") is encouraged that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation for a KLH-based immunotherapy compound in the treatment of adult patients...

SanBio completes Y8bn IPO

Regenerative medicine company SanBio Co. Ltd. grossed Y8bn ($67mm) in its IPO on the Mothers market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, selling 4mm shares for Y2k.

Recent Advances in Genetics and Genomics: A BioConference Live 2015 Virtual Event

The interactive online conference smoothly connects attendees with experts Yorba Linda, CA (PRWEB) May 01, 2015 The fields of genetics and genomics, the study of our genetic makeup and the interplay of genes with one another and the environment, is rapidly evolving. Keeping up with developments can be daunting. LabRoots, the premier producer of interactive virtual events for life sciences and cli...

Study Demonstrates Efficacy of Temperature Controlled Radiofrequency for Vulvovaginal Laxity

Patients Reveal Significant Results with ThermiGyn’s Treatment, ThermiVa Southlake, TX (PRWEB) May 02, 2015 As a nonsurgical staple in the treatment of skin laxity issues of the face, neck and décolleté, radiofrequency energy is proving to be a new concept with real potential for the success of vulvovaginal rejuvenation. In a pilot study published by the ThermiHealth Clinical Advisory...

Mayweather Pacquiao After Party Sponsored by Weedmaps

LAS VEGAS, Nev., May 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight in Las Vegas on May 2 has the entire world riveted. Whoever emerges victorious everyone will win at the Mega Fight After Party with Nicki Minaj and Funkmaster Flex. Now Weedmaps has joined FilmOn TV, Moet USA, MYX Fusions and Red Bull to sponsor the party of the year. Weedmaps is the marijuana dispensary locator ...

Despite its lengthening ragweed season, Minnesota escapes 'wheeziest and sneeziest' list

Creative Commons/Tim & Stacy FisherNone of Minnesota’s cities appears among the report’s top 35 “sneeziest and wheeziest.”One-third of Americans — 109 million people — live in areas where they are exposed to both ozone smog pollution and ragweed pollen, according to a report released Wednesday by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), an environmental group headquartered in ...

NantWorks Acquires Cynviloq - Sweet Deal for Sorrento (SRNE)

NantWorks acquires rights to Sorrento’s Cynviloq?On Friday, May 15, 2015, Sorrento Therapeutics announced that the Cynviloq franchise was acquired by NantPharma. This was done  through NantWork's acquisition of Igdrasol Therapeutics, a subsidiary of Sorrento. Igdrasol was the original licensor of Cynviloq and was subsequently acquired by Sorrento. NantPharma is a subsidiary of NantWorks. So...

Donald Walker Barritt

Donald Walker (“Bill”) Barritt’s first child was born in 1946 with complex congenital heart disease, and this undoubtedly strengthened his interest in cardiology. After national service he undertook...

Renowned Dentist Dr. Joshua Perlman Announces Partnership with Beautiful Planning Marketing & PR

New York, NY, June 05, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Rapidly expanding PR firm, Beautiful Planning Marketing & PR extends their growing roster of expert clientele with the arrival of a new client, Dr. Joshua Perlman. Co-founder of the celebrated NYC Smile Spa in midtown New York (http://www.nycsmilespa.com/), Dr. Perlman is an expert in the field of cosmetic dentistry, having been a general practice asso...

Anaemia in kidney disease: harnessing hypoxia responses for therapy

Anaemia is a clinical hallmark of advanced kidney disease, characterized by insufficient erythropoiesis due to inadequate erythropoietin production in the kidney, inflammation and iron deficiency. Here, Mark Koury and Volker Haase discuss the hypoxic...

Spectrum Health Systems Opens New England Recovery Center

36-Bed Private Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Responds to Demand for Recovery Services Spectrum Health Systems today opened the doors to the New England Recovery Center, accepting the first patients to the 36-bed private residential substance abuse treatment facility on Spectrum’s Westborough campus. The New England Recovery Center (NERC) will pr...

Smg6/Est1 licenses embryonic stem cell differentiation via nonsense-mediated mRNA decay

Nonsense-mediated mRNA decay (NMD) is a post-transcriptional mechanism that targets aberrant transcripts and regulates the cellular RNA reservoir. Genetic modulation in vertebrates suggests that NMD is critical for cellular and tissue homeostasis, al...

Humabs BioMed SA - Product Pipeline Review - 2015

Recently added to the BioPortfolio report store, Humabs BioMed SA - Product Pipeline Review - 2015 is a new report from Global Markets Direct published on 2015-05-19. This 42-page report is available in PDF from $1500. Humabs BioMed SA - Product Pipeline Review - 2015 Summary Global Markets Direct’s, ‘Humabs BioMed SA - Product Pipeline Review - 2015’, provides an overview of the Humabs Bi...

Parexel to lay off 850 amid restructuring

Massachusetts-based CRO Parexel is eliminating 850 positions, which it expects will cost the company $30m to $40m in employee separation benefits.

Huntingdon Life Sciences unveils new name post-Harlan integration

Preclinical CRO Huntingdon Life Sciences has announced a new name, which it changed to mark the integration of Harlan Laboratories.

Office Ally Offers Free Webinar Training for Transition to ICD-10

Office Ally announced today the offering of free online training to assist healthcare providers with configuring their settings with Office Ally’s applications (Practice Mate and EHR 24/7) to prepare for the transition to ICD-10. This fundamental change from ICD-9 to ICD-10 that effects how physicians chart, bill and receive payment for services rendered...

Ignyta Announces the Release for Clinical Use of a Proprietary NGS Clinical Trial Assay to Support Its STARTRK Clinical Studies

Detects fusions of NTRK1, NTRK2, NTRK3, ROS1 and ALK Proprietary RNA-based next generation sequencing (NGS) assay Employs leading ArcherDx AMP™ chemistry and Archer™ Analysis software Ignyta, Inc. (Nasdaq: RXDX), a precision oncology biotechnology company, today announced the release for clinical use ...

Qualified person: Mohammed Waqar Mirza

Mohammed Waqar Mirza SRPharmS, QA officer, Pharmaserve Northwest Ltd, was added to the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s Qualified Person register on 23 June 2015. Having successfully passed the Joint Professional Bodies’ QP viva, he is eligible to be named as a QP on manufacturers’ authorisations.

George Turner

bmj;350/jun30_19/h3531/FIGF1figOn 3 July 1968 George Turner, director of the Public Health Laboratory Service in Liverpool, received a telephone call from a GP about a suspected outbreak of food...

Lakhmir S. Chawla, M.D. Receives the International Vicenza Award

La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (Nasdaq: LJPC) (the Company or La Jolla), a leader in the development of innovative therapies intended to significantly improve outcomes in patients suffering from life-threatening diseases, today announced that Lakhmir “Mink” S. Chawla, M.D., the Company’s Chief Medical Officer, received the International Vicen...

Altitude Trampoline Park, Glen Carbon, IL

Ft. Worth, TX based Vertical LLC, d.b.a. Altitude Trampoline Park, has announced an agreement is in place for a 28,000 sq. ft. facility in, Glen Carbon, IL Glen Carbon, IL (PRWEB) July 02, 2015 Ft. Worth, TX based Vertical LLC., d.b.a. Altitude Trampoline Park, has announced an agreement is in place for a 28,000 sq. ft. facility in Glen Carbon, IL. Company officials stated that facility preparati...

Odell Beckham Jr. Teams Up With EXOS Performance Nutrition

NFL 2014 Rookie of the Year Teams Up with the Leaders in Human Performance to Champion Proper Nutrition EXOS, the leader in proactive health and performance solutions, today announced a partnership with Odell Beckham Jr. — the NFL’s 2014 Rookie of the Year — as a brand ambassador for EXOS’ line of high-quality nutritional supplements, EXOS Perf...

Payers expected to embrace Novartis heart failure drug Entresto

Specifically the drug – a combination of sacubitril, a neprilysin inhibitor, and valsartan, an angiotensin II receptor blocker – is indicated to reduce the risk of cardiovascular death and hospitalization for heart failure in patients wit...

Beans, Greens, and the Best Foods For the Brain

The latest research on how diet can influence mental health. Medscape Psychiatry

From the neuron doctrine to neural networks

Cajal's description of the neuron as the structural and functional unit of the nervous system formed the basis of much subsequent neuroscientific research. In this Timeline article, Yuste considers the contribution of the 'neuron doctrine' to neurosc...

Regeneron, Sanofi Announce Phase 3 Results for Praulent Study in Japan

​Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and Sanofi announced that the Phase 3 ODYSSEY JAPAN trial of the investigational therapy Praluent (alirocumab) Injection met its primary endpoint. At week 24, patients in the Praluent group experienced an average 64 percent greater reduction from baseline in their bad cholesterol, known as low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), when added to current standard of c...

Danaher in talks to buy Israel's ASI for $30m

Danaher has signed a letter of intent for the acquisition of the company, which sells computer imaging solutions for laboratories.


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