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Doximity Announces 2014 Residency Program Rankings

In collaboration with U.S. News & World Report, first-ever national evaluation of medical and surgical residency programs across 20 medical specialties Physician network Doximity, along with U.S. News & World Report, today announced the results of the first comprehensive national evaluation of residency programs. Two medical education programs ...

Dropless Cataract Surgery at Princeton Flemington Eye Institute

Princeton, NJ, September 13, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Cataract surgery has come a long way. With the development of a 10-minute procedure time and premium lenses that offer clear distance and near vision after surgery, the most difficult aspect of the surgery is often the eye drop regimen. Eye drops often cost hundreds of dollars resulting in financial stress for the patients. Many of the patients are e...

Colpotrophine (Postmenopausal Vaginal Atrophy) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022

Recently added to the BioPortfolio report store, Colpotrophine (Postmenopausal Vaginal Atrophy) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 is a new report from GlobalData published on 2013-07-30. This 33-page report is available in PDF from $3495. Colpotrophine (Postmenopausal Vaginal Atrophy) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 Summary Although the postmenopausal vaginal atrophy (PVA) market has...

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—...

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...

Benzodiazepines and risk of Alzheimer's disease

A growing number of observational studies have shown the critical role of potentially inappropriate medications for increasing the risk of cognitive impairment. In a linked paper, Billioti de Gage...

River Region Human Services Opens Counseling Center in Baker County

River Region Human Services has opened a Baker County location to provide mental health and substance abuse treatment. Macclenny, FL (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 River Region Human Services is now providing mental health and substance abuse counseling and treatment in Baker County. The new office is located at 56 North 2nd Street in Macclenny, FL and is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Th...

TriageLogic™Implements Nurse Triage On-Call ServiceTM at Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland

TriageLogic™, a leading provider of quality and affordable triage solutions in healthcare, announces full implementation of Nurse Triage On-Call, a telephone nurse triage service, at Children’s Hospital & Research Center headquartered in Oakland, CA. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 TriageLogic™, a leading provider of quality and affordable triage solutions in healthcare, announce...

GSK’s Prices Breo On Par With Advair For COPD

The wholesale acquisition cost of GlaxoSmithKline’s once-daily COPD medication Breo is the same as Advair, reflecting the high reimbursement hurdle for new respiratory medicines.

CNTO 6785: Phase II started

PointClickCare Acquires Meal Metrics

PointClickCare Tray Card provides long-term care facilities with organization-wide access to resident nutritional care information, automated updates, and the flexibility for care givers to adjust and modify nutritional management at a single point of control. Mississauga, ON (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 PointClickCare, provider of the market leading Electronic Health Record (EHR) platform for the l...

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...

Dr. Steven Scanlan of Palm Beach Outpatient Detox Discusses Suboxone Dependency

In a comprehensive article, Steven Scanlan, M.D. explains and establishes the principle behind ending Suboxone dependency effectively through the Palm Beach Outpatient Detox. (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Various harmful drugs and substances – such as alcohol, opiates, and benzodiazepines – can have devastating effects on dependents. Aside from highly evidencing failing health, drug dependency can...

Physician Views: As momentum grows for the SGLT-2 inhibitor class, can AstraZeneca's Farxiga move into Invokana's slipstream?

Recently added to the BioPortfolio report store, Physician Views: As momentum grows for the SGLT-2 inhibitor class, can AstraZeneca's Farxiga move into Invokana's slipstream? is a new report from Firstword published on 2014-01-14. This report is available in PDF from $645. Having fully acquired the joint venture that it previously operated with Bristol-Myers Squibb, the forthcoming US launch of ...

Opiate Withdrawal Relief Supplement, Elimidrol Begins 2014 with Breakthrough Success

Citing effectiveness and unparalleled demand, Sunrise Nutraceuticals backs #1 rated opiate withdrawal relief supplement with 100% money-back guarantee Boca Raton, Fla. (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Since its introduction last year, Elimidrol by Sunrise Nutraceuticals has already set itself apart from the competition by creating a truly effective opiate withdrawal supplement in an industry full of ine...

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...

FDAnews Announces: Risk-Based Clinical Quality Assurance: Train Your Auditors Like the FDA Does, June 18-19, 2014, Bethesda, MD

This Risk-Based Clinical Quality Assurance workshop teaches proven tips and tricks for training auditors to spot even the slightest violations, before the FDA does. This interactive workshop will teach attendees how to develop risk-based CQA processes and compliance readiness. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Risk-Based Clinical Quality Assurance: Train Your Auditors Like the FDA Does **Pre...

ASCO 2014: Addition of docetaxel to initial hormone therapy substantially improves survival in metastatic, hormone-sensitive prostate cancer

Findings from a federally funded phase III study, E3805, indicate that adding the chemotherapy drug docetaxel to standard hormone therapy extends survival for men with newly diagnosed hormone-sensitive prostate cancer by roughly 10 months. The survi...

UPDATE 1-New York clinic that treated Joan Rivers says no biopsy performed

(Updates with health department quote, reaction, background)

Toronto mayor Rob Ford says God "wants him somewhere else"

Toronto, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who this week dropped out of the city's mayoral race only to be replaced by his elder brother, on Saturday said in a newspaper interview that the early diagnosis from an abdominal tumor was "not go...

Mechanical Blood Clot Removal System Helps Clean Up Patient’s Leg

Andre Bouhasin, MD, an Interventional Cardiologist with West County Heart and Vascular Diagnostics, St. Louis, Missouri, used a novel device to remove blood clots and emboli from a protective filter and native arteries to restore blood flow in a patient’s leg. The patient presented with leg pain after having two arterial stents previously placed...

Ethicon to Appeal Bellwether Trial Verdict of $3.27 Million, Rottenstein Law Group LLP Notes

After the jury in the second bellwether trial involving a vaginal mesh manufactured by Ethicon awarded the plaintiff $3.27 million in damages, Ethicon seeks to have the verdict overturned on appeal. Rockville Centre, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The second federal bellwether trial involving a vaginal mesh product manufactured by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon concluded with the jury in...

OncoSec Medical Expands Legal Team, Appoints Sheela Mohan-Peterson as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Former Senior Patent Counsel at Merck & Co., Inc. to Oversee Global Legal Strategy OncoSec Medical Inc. (OTCQB: ONCS), a company developing DNA-based intratumoral cancer immunotherapies, has appointed Sheela Mohan-Peterson, J.D., M.S. to the position of General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. In this newly created role, she will be responsi...

Agilent Technologies Announces CEO Transition: Mike McMullen to Succeed Bill Sullivan in March 2015

McMullen Now Appointed President and Chief Operating Officer Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) today announced that Mike McMullen, senior vice president, Agilent, and president of the company’s Chemical Analysis Group (CAG), will succeed William (Bill) Sullivan as CEO on March 18, 2015. Sullivan will remain as an advisor through the end of the compa...

GE Healthcare Launches HiScale Columns in 26 and 50 Sizes

Easy-to-use empty columns for robust process development and preparative chromatography GE Healthcare HiScale™ pressure-stable columns are optimized for process development and preparative chromatography. The empty columns are available in inner diameters of 16, 26 and 50 mm and in lengths of 20 and 40 cm. The columns offer an easy-to-use design, providing reproducibility, robustness ...

Eisai to cut 600 US jobs

Part of a restructuring that will be in place by 1 April

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...

Forbion Announces Closing of Second FCF 1 Co-Investment Fund

Naarden, The Netherlands, 8 December 2011 - Forbion Capital Partners today announced the first and final closing of its second FCF 1 Co-Investment Fund at approximately $50m. The fund aims to invest additional capital, alongside its existing funds, in several late stage FCF 1 portfolio companies that are close to an exit. Forbion’s first FCF 1 Co-Investment Fund of €54m closed i...

GE Healthcare Life Sciences launches ImageQuant LAS 500 for image capture of labelled biomolecules.

Affordable, fully integrated system with plug and play simplicity April 25th 2012: GE Healthcare’s ImageQuant™ LAS 500 is designed for fast and easy imaging of chemiluminescent Western blots, fluorescent proteins, DNA gel stains and white light imaging of colorimetric stains and markers. The system offers high sensitivity with a wide dynamic range  and enables detectio...

New Therapy for Wet AMD Launched by Oraya Therapeutics and Optegra Eye Hospital Group.

    NEWARK, CA and LONDON, UK. (December 11, 2012) — Oraya Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that an agreement has been reached with UK specialist eye hospital group Optegra, to establish Optegra as the world’s first clinical centers to offer Oraya Therapy™ Stereotactic Radiotherapy for the treatment of wet Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD).  Oraya Ther...

Lifestyle factors, including a sedentary lifestyle and high caloric and alcohol intake are contributing to an increase in prevalent cases of dyslipidemia across India

Lifestyle factors, including a sedentary lifestyle and high caloric and alcohol intake are contributing to an increase in prevalent cases of dyslipidemia across India, says research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s new epidemiology report* forecasts the number of dyslipidemia sufferers across the south Asian nation to climb from 192.7 million in 2012 to 245 million by the...

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...

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...

Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation Launches Web-based, Patient-Driven Registry

MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation (MDF) announced today that it has launched the Myotonic Dystrophy Family Registry (MDFR), a new online database designed to help both individuals living with myotonic dystrophy (DM), and the researchers and medical professionals studying the rare disease. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20...

Robert Francis: lessons from Stafford (presentation slides)

Slideshow Robert Francis: lessons from Stafford (presentation slides) 27 Feb 2013 Featuring: Robert Francis

Sunshine Heart: Potential '10 Bagger' In 4 Years, '100 Bagger' In 10 Years

ByRobert Honeywill:Whenever an article is published about Sunshine Heart (SSH), the comments include questions on what the share price might be, in both the short term and longer term. That is an almost impossible question to answer in any meaningful and useful way. In any case, in respect of Sunshine Heart, it is the wrong question to ask. The right questions are: How much am I prepared to lose, ...

Top Drugs: Systolic Heart Failure

A resource guide for the top systolic heart failure drugs.

New TriCalm® Relieves Skin Irritation Without Steroids

SAN DIEGO, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixty-five percent of adults suffer from itch symptoms each year with nearly three-quarters of those seeking relief through the use of lotions, creams, sprays and gels, and more than a quarter of them seeing a doctor for their itch according to a survey conducted online by Harris Interactive for TriCalm, a new anti-itch solution. (Photo: http://photo...

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...

MusclePharm launches new line of supplements for women

MusclePharm, a nutritional supplement company, has introduced a new line of branded fitness supplements FitMiss for women with active lifestyles.

HEIDENHAIN's New Large-bore Encoder Available for Motor Markets

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., March 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new large-bore rotary encoder offering high resolution and support of external temperature measurement is now available from HEIDENHAIN Corporation. This encoder called the EBI 135 opens up new markets for HEIDENHAIN products such as for use in hollow shaft gear motors, hollow shaft servo motors and torque motors used in plastic injection mol...

In Metal-On-Metal Hip Replacement, MRI May Predict Adverse Tissue Reaction

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) can detect a failing, or potentially failing, metal-on-metal hip implant (MoM) early on, according to a new study presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). Early dete...

Nutrient analysis of fish and fish products published

This survey provides information on the nutrient data composition for fish and fish products. 56 composite samples made up of different types of oily and white fish, shellfish, canned fish, … Read more → - Nutrient analysis of fish and fish products published

10 Most Important Infectious Diseases With No Licensed Vaccine

Vaccination has been successful at controlling many of the world’s diseases. However, there still remain many infectious diseases for which no licensed (US or EU) [...]

Enrollment in Gilead's ION-1 study continues following planned DSMB review

US HIVAIDS and antiviral drugs specialist Gilead Sciences (Nasdaq: GILD) has provided a positive update on ION-1, a Phase III clinical trial evaluating a once-daily fixed-dose combination of the nucleotide sofosbuvir and the NS5A inhibitor ledipasvir...

EcoVim Organic Food Waist Reduction System to Debut at the MASSRECYCLE Conference

Boston MA (PRWEB) March 30, 2013 Integrated Veterans Services , LLC (IVS) is a CEV certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business that is bringing the EcoVim System a proven “Green Technology” to the US market. The Ecovim sys...

Biosuperior Formulations Reduce Industry Concerns About Biosimilar Pricing, Development Costs, and Patient Acceptance

SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/02/13 -- Concerns about the economic viability of biosimilars center around the high development cost relative to small molecule generics, and the difficulty of demonstrating bioequivalence for these complex molecules. In particular, immunogenicity of biosimilars is an area of increasing vigilance at both the FDA and EMA and poses a major risk for product fail...

Skin cancer rising in US children

Study shows a rise in melanoma in children in the US.

Dr. Steven Propst Introduces Diagnodent at St. Joseph, MO Dental Practice

St. Joseph, MO (PRWEB) April 10, 2013 St. Joseph, MO dentist, Dr. Steven Propst, recently introduced Diagnodent at his local practice to give patients access to the latest advancement in decay detection and prevention. Using a safe fluorescent las...

United Therapeutics Receives Regulatory Approval to Commence Phase I Study of Pluristem's PLX-PAD Cells for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

HAIFA, Israel, April 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pluristem Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq:PSTI) (TASE:PLTR), a leading developer of placenta-based cell therapies, announced today that following favorable preclinical studies, United Therapeutics Corporation received approval to perform a human Phase I study in Australia using Pluristem's PLacental eXpanded (PLX-PAD) cells in patients diagnosed with Pu...

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