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National Doctors' Day Announces 2015 Greeting Card And Doctor Gifts

The National Doctors' Day Organization today announced the release of a new 2015 greeting card. Each year, the organization creates a special greeting card designed specifically for honoring physicians on March 30th. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 23, 2015 The National Doctors' Day Organization today announced the release of their 2015 greeting card. Each year the organization creates a new...

Top Pompano Beach Self Pay Pain Management Clinic Now Accepting New Patients from Broward, Palm Beach and Dade Counties

One of the top self pay pain management clinics in South Florida, American Medical Management, is now accepting new patients from Broward, Palm Beach and Dade counties. The Board Certified doctors at the Pompano Beach pain clinic provide medication management on a customized basis with very high success rates. Pompano Beach, FL (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 One of the top self pay pain management clinics...

Celgene's Mongersen a game-changer in Crohn's?

GED-0301 is an antisense oligonucleotide that targets the messenger RNA (mRNA) for Smad7 to reduce levels of the Smad7 protein. In Crohn's patients, abnormally high levels of Smad7 interfere with TGF-β1 anti-inflammatory pathways in the gut, lea...

Bacterial or Viral Lung Infection? UPMC Studying Blood Test That Could Reduce Antibiotic Use

A new blood biomarker test that indicates whether bacteria is the cause of a patient’s lung infection is now being studied at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, launching a national multicenter trial. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) November 11, 2014 A new blood biomarker test that indicates whether bacteria is the cause of a patient’s lung infection is now being studied at UPMC Pr...

Deutschland-Chef von Microsoft wird Personalvorstand der Telekom

Der Geschäftsführer von Microsoft Deutschland, Christian P. Illek, wechselt überraschend zurück in die Führungsriege der Deutschen Telekom. Der 50-Jährige soll Personalvorstand des Bonner Konzerns...

Museum honours nurse who is only woman to have ‘won VC’

The remarkable story of a woman who nursed soldiers in India during a 19th century cholera outbreak and the medal they gave her in gratitude is to go on display in London.

Top 5 Sunscreens for 2015 Presented by Beauty Research

Beauty Research, a beauty blogging web site, published an article today discussing sunscreen Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2015 Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States, and research shows that many cases of the potentially deadly disease are caused entirely or partly by years of unprotected sun exposure. Many people who choose not to wear sunscreen do so because t...

ABIM Says Newsweek 'Civil War in Medicine' Story Inaccurate

The column by an award-winning investigative journalist laid out the case made by many physicians against the ABIM's maintenance of certification program. Medscape Medical News

Safe Haven Properties Certified by FARR

Delray Beach, FL, March 26, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Safe Haven Properties of Palm Beach County, LLC is honored to be recently certified as a member of the Florida Alliance of Recovery Residences (FARR), which in turn is a branch of the National Alliance of Recovery Residences (NARR). FARR has very strict rules and regulations governing its certification process including procedural, safety, and ethical...

HCP and HCR ManorCare Amend and Extend Master Lease

HCP (NYSE:HCP) and HCR ManorCare, Inc. (“HCRMC”) have agreed to amend their Master Lease (the “Amended Master Lease”) encompassing a portfolio of 333 post-acute, skilled nursing and assisted living facilities owned by HCP. Amended Master Lease Highlights Commencing April 1, 2015, HCP will provide an annual net rent reduction ...

J&J's Ethicon partners with Google for new robotic-assisted surgical platform

Johnson & Johnson (J&J) medical device firm Ethicon has signed an agreement with Google to advance surgical robotics, in bid to help surgeons, patients and health care systems.

Astellas goes solo in its key urology market.

Datamonitor - In a bid to further increase its presence in the urology market, Astellas has announced that it will no longer co-promote Vesicare in the US with its partner GlaxoSmithKline. While Astellas is now faced with driving Vesicare's US sales alone, it is also laying the groundwork for its first-in-class follow-on drug mirabegron and reinforcing its position in the overactive bladd...

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...

Mesoblast: Intervertebral Disc Repair Phase 2 Trial Update

Rapid Patient Accrual, Enrolment Reaches Half Way Mark Positive Preclinical Study Results Published in Premier Neurosurgical Journal Melbourne, Australia; 17 April 2012: Global regenerative medicine company Mesoblast Limited (ASX:MSB) today announced that its Phase 2 clinical trial investigating the use of allogeneic, or off-the-shelf, Mesenchymal Precursor Cells (MPCs) for non-surgical re...

The Biopsychosocial model of disease: the role of psych- and social- in modern medicine

The biopsychosocial model of disease was first aired in Science in 1977 by George Engel, and rested in the dusty tomes of text books, with the focus of the professionals and industry being of the first component, the biological and medical aspects and context of disease. But with self-management and a more holistic approach to care becoming more common place, the model is experiencing a mini rev...

Antibiotic Resistance 2013 - A Global Market Study

29th July 2013: The development of antibiotics from naturally occurring molecules is probably the greatest success story in the history of medicine. Today, these drugs are used to treat a wide spectrum of infections, many of which were once responsible for some of mankind’s most life-threatening diseases. However, the advances that antibiotics have provided to modern medicine are now at...

ProbioSlim Now Available in GNC Stores Nationwide

Breakthrough Weight Loss and Digestive Health Product on Store Shelves April 2014 ProbioSlim™, a brand of revolutionary and effective probiotics, today announced a partnership with GNC, the nation’s largest specialty retailer of health and wellness products, to carry ProbioSlim across the retailer’s stores nationwide and online at G...

MTH1 inhibition eradicates cancer by preventing sanitation of the dNTP pool

In order to find a general treatment for cancer, this study found that MTH1 activity is essential for the survival of transformed cells, and isolated two small-molecule inhibitors of MTH1, TH287 and TH588 — in the presence o...

Janssen files FDA new drug application for HIV drug candidate

Janssen Research & Development has submitted an FDA new drug application for the approval of an investigational HIV drug comb -More- 

April is National Limb Loss Awareness Month

Manassas, VA, April 05, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Nearly 2 million Americans currently live with limb loss and that number is expected to double by 2050, mainly because of the rise in diabetes cases in the United States. Each day, more than 500 Americans lose a limb and many of these amputations could be prevented. Among those living with limb loss, the main causes are vascular disease; including diabete...

17 Deaths Reported In Conjunction With Janssen’s Xeplion in Japan

Janssen has begun warning doctors in Japan to use caution when administering the schizophrenia drug Xeplion (paliperidone palmitate), a suspension for injection administered every four weeks, after it received reports of 17 patients in Japan dying af...

Johnson & Johnson - Product Pipeline Review - 2014

Recently added to the BioPortfolio report store, Johnson & Johnson - Product Pipeline Review - 2014 is a new report from Global Markets Direct published on 2014-03-30. This 268-page report is available in PDF from $1500. Johnson & Johnson - Product Pipeline Review - 2014 Summary Global Markets Direct’s, ‘Johnson & Johnson - Product Pipeline Review - 2014’, provides an overview of the J...

Top Prescription Pain Cream Company, Prescriptions Plus Inc, Now Offering Customized Topical Creams for Degenerative Arthritis Pain Relief

The top prescription pain cream company, Prescriptions Plus Inc, is now offering customized topical creams for degenerative arthritis. The pain creams are customized to each patient's individual needs, and are exceptionally helpful in over 80% patients. Wellington, Florida (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The top prescription pain cream company, Prescriptions Plus Inc, is now offering customized topical ...

MYFUSER® – THE NEXT GENERATION IN INFUSION PUMP TECHNOLOGY

Blackpool, UK:  CME Medical, the leading specialist infusion market, is delighted to announce exclusive distribution rights for the Myfuser® silicone elastomeric infusion pump in the UK and Ireland.  Myfuser® has been designed and manufactured to a unique high-quality specification and is the only product currently on the market to combine a range of unique patient and clinicia...

Roche to present phase I data on investigational cancer immunotherapy anti-CSF-1R (RG7155) antibody in patients with Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis (PVNS)

Encouraging results from Phase 1 study in a rare disease with high unmet medical need. FDA has granted orphan drug designation for RG7155 in the treatment of PVNS. Roche announced today that the company will present new data on its anti-CSF-1R monoclonal antibody, RG7155, at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2014. RG7155 is an investigational medicine des...

Agena Bioscience Inc., Sequenom deal

AZD9291: Updated Phase I/II data

Lindamood-Bell Prototypes Instructional Robot

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., June 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes is expanding its use of a new type of interactive instruction in their Learning Centers—an Instructional Robot, made by Double Robotics. The robot is a mobile device with an iPad attached, enabling an instructor to observe instruction remotely over a Facetime session, interacting with clinicians and stu...

Ark Biosciences of Shanghai In-Licenses RSV Treatment from Roche

Ark Biosciences, an innovative Shanghai biotech startup, has in-licensed rights to Roche's Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) drug candidate, AK0529. Pre-clinical work on AK0529 has been completed. Ark will receive all of Roche’s data documentat...

ISO/IEC 17025 Standard is Due for Revision in 2015; NCSL International Will Hold Plenary Session and Full Discussion at Upcoming Conference in Orlando

The ISO/IEC 17025 Standard, used by many laboratories as a key part of their quality management system, is up for renewal in 2015. CASCO, the Committee on Conformity Assessment which is responsible for the documents, has now opened a 90-day ballot to determine next steps. Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Many Laboratories worldwide use the ISO/IEC 17025 Standard as the basis for their qual...

JLL Acquires Healthcare Project Management Leader CLEO Construction Management

As owners of healthcare facilities increasingly pursue expansions and renovations to meet the growth demands of their patient communities, JLL (NYSE: JLL) is expanding its healthcare-focused real estate services by acquiring CLEO Construction Management (CLEO), a prominent construction project management services firm that specializes in medical facilities. The transaction will enable JLL, already...

Just For Men Lawsuit Filed Alleges Severe Skin Reactions Purportedly Due to Popular Hair and Beard Color

Columbus, OH (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC, together with their co-counsel, announces that they have filed a Just For Men lawsuit on behalf of a New Jersey man who suffered a severe reaction, including cellulitis, allegedly due ...

Cub Foods to Top Largest Fruit Display Record with MelonUp! Pink Ribbon Watermelon

As the saying goes, “records are meant to be broken,” which is why Cub® Foods and Robinson Fresh® have teamed up to top the Guinness World Record for Largest Fruit Display. Robinson Fresh will supply and transport four truckloads of fresh MelonUp!® Pink Ribbon watermelon to the Cub Food’s store in Maple Grove, MN. The display will ...

Terumo Corporation (4543) - Product Pipeline Analysis, 2014 Update

Recently added to the BioPortfolio report store, Terumo Corporation (4543) - Product Pipeline Analysis, 2014 Update is a new report from GlobalData published on 2014-07-21. This 67-page report is available in PDF from $750. Summary Terumo Corporation (Terumo) is a medical technology company. It undertakes the manufacturing and selling of a wide range of innovative medical care products which inc...

Tufts Medical Center and ATON Partners Announce Formation of CereVasc, LLC

BOSTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tufts Medical Center and ATON Partners, LLC today announced  the formation of CereVasc, LLC, a research and product development stage company, focused on innovative treatments of neurological diseases.  Initially CereVasc, LLC will develop a novel technology designed by the neurosurgical team at Tufts Medical Center to dramatically improve the pr...

Genex Corp. sells Protein G business to Pharmacia LKB Biotech

Genex Corporation (specialty pharmaceuticals) sold its Protein G business, used in affinity chromatography, to Pharmacia LKB Biotechnology for approximately $2 million.

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