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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—...

1st US Ebola transmission; dialysis, intubation, PPE scrutinized

Citing privacy protection, CDC, the hospital and the Texas Department of State Health Services did not disclose the identity of the Ebola-infected health worker, who reported a fever and entered Texas Health Presbyterian on the evening of 10 October,...

Stanford Health Care Opens Advanced Wound Care Center

Stanford Health Care today announced that its Advanced Wound Care Center is now open at the Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center in Redwood City. Stanford’s Advanced Wound Care Center provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to chronic wound care, with an emphasis on limb preservation for patients at risk for limb loss. Led by experts...

CBS’ Criminal Minds takes aim at skin disease with Morgellons in the Mix

Charles E. Holman Morgellons Disease Foundation Concerned, “Will Truth Prevail?” Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 On October 22, CBS will air an episode of Criminal Minds featuring skin diseases both fictional and real. The Charles E Holman Morgellons Disease Foundation (CEHMDF), a nonprofit organization committed to advocacy and philanthropy in the battle against Morgellons Disease, is wo...

Pfizer's leading ADC in Phase III study failure

Pfizer's Phase III program for its leading antibody-drug conjugate drug inotuzumab ozogamicin has got off to a disappointing start after a Phase III study in one of its indications was stopped due to futility. A positive outcome from this study woul...

Lineage Therapeutics Markets Authorized Generic Epinephrine Auto-Injector

HORSHAM, Pa., June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lineage Therapeutics Inc. has announced the US launch of its generic epinephrine injection, USP auto-injector, the authorized generic of Adrenaclick® by Amedra Pharmaceuticals LLC, for the emergency treatment of life-threatening allergic reactions in people who are at risk for or have a history of anaphylaxis. The product is available as a two-pack ...

Live Continuing Medical Education (CME) 2014 Conference Dates and Locations for Primary Care and Family Medicine Released by Continuing Education Company Inc.

Continuing Education Company Inc. has released their live Continuing Medical Education (CME) conference dates and locations for the first part of 2014. These CME meetings focus on medical education for primary care, family physicians and internal medicine physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners. Palm Coast, Florida (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Continuing Education Company Inc. has ...

DePuy Pinnacle Lawsuit Update: Claims in Federal Litigation Established for Pinnacle Hip Lawsuits Now Exceed 5,400, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports

The Firm represents numerous individuals in DePuy Pinnacle lawsuits now pending in this proceeding, all of which allege the metal-on-metal version of the Pinnacle hip replacement caused plaintiffs to suffer metallosis, premature device failure, and other debilitating complications. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 04, 2014 DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuits (http://www.depuypinnacle-lawsuit.com/) alleging i...

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...

Positive results from Anoro Ellipta vs Seretide and Advair Diskus in patients in COPD

GlaxoSmithKline and Theravance today announced positive results from three Phase III studies with their combination chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

International Advanced Healing Group to Attend 2014 SADBOC

Singapore, Singapore, April 13, 2014 --(PR.com)-- IAHG (International Advanced Healing Group, Ltd.), the Singapore-based healing management technology group, along with its wholly-owned US based subsidiary AHI (Advanced Health Institute) says it plans to attend the forthcoming 15th Annual SADBOC Government Procurement Fair to be held at the Earle Brown Heritage Center in Minnesota on April 30th. ...

'Fiasco' Over PSA Test Should Never Happen Again

It's all about the cost/benefit ratio in screening for prostate cancer, says Dr. Gerald Chodak, although many people continue to misunderstand the real numbers. Medscape Urology

UPDATE 2-Patient with Ebola symptoms transferred to Boston hospital

Oct 12 (Reuters) - A patient in Massachusetts who recently returned from Liberia and was displaying symptoms of Ebola was transferred from a medical clinic to a Boston hospital on Sunday, the hospital said.

bioCSL Inc. Completes 2014-15 Flu Season Shipment of AFLURIA®

Approximately 16.2 million doses were delivered to providers One of the first U.S. suppliers to complete 2014-2015 seasonal influenza vaccine shipping bioCSL Inc. announced today that it has completed shipment of 16.2 million doses of AFLURIA® (Influenza Vaccine) for the 2014-2015 season and is now sold out. The...

Medtronic Launches the Divergence(TM) Anterior Cervical Fusion System

System Offers New Approach to Single-Level ACDF Procedures MEMPHIS, TENN. - October 21, 2014 - Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) announced the U.S. launch of the DIVERGENCE(TM) Anterior Cervical Fusion System for the treatment of single-level cervical disc disease today at the 2014 Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) Annual Meeting in Boston. The DIVERGENCE(TM) System represents a new...

[Seminar] Typhoid fever

Control of typhoid fever relies on clinical information, diagnosis, and an understanding for the epidemiology of the disease. Despite the breadth of work done so far, much is not known about the biology of this human-adapted bacterial pathogen and th...

Center for Predictive Medicine and Emerging Infectious Diseases Expands Biosafety Lab, Purchases Provantis SaaS

NIH Grant Helps University of Louisville Expand Facilities and Research Program Capabilities Instem, a leading provider of IT solutions to the global early development healthcare market, announced today that The University of Louisville (UofL) Center for Predictive Medicine for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases (CPM) has purchased thei...

Woman who gouged her eyes in California sues over viral photo

LOS ANGELES, Oct 22 (Reuters) - A nurse at a Los Angeles hospital took a photo of a woman who gouged out her own eyes with pencils, and the patient sued the hospital and its administrators after the picture went viral on the Internet, her attorney sa...

Sample size calculation for the one‐sample log‐rank test

In this paper, an exact variance of the one‐sample log‐rank test statistic is derived under the alternative hypothesis, and a sample size formula is proposed based on the derived exact variance. Simulation results showed that the proposed sample ...

GE Healthcare Introduces ÄKTA avant 150 Liquid Chromatography System for Accelerated Scale-up

• For speed, scalability and security Uppsala, Sweden, 6 September 2010 – GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), announces the launch of ÄKTA™ avant 150, the second system in the new generation of ÄKTA liquid chromatography systems. ÄKTA avant 150 complements the ÄKTA avant 25 system to fully exploit the advantages of modern BioPro...

GE Healthcare, Launches Membrane Protein Purification Kit forDetergent Screening of His-tagged Membrane Proteins

Simplifies solubilization and purification of membrane proteins November 8th 2010: GE Healthcare’s Membrane Protein Purification Kit is designed for rapid and easy detergent screening of histidine-tagged membrane proteins, enabling simultaneous evaluation of solubilization and purification efficiency. Analysis and evaluation can be performed by a number of methods such as Western blot...

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 ...

IS Pharma and Helsinn Healthcare Announce Strategic Alliance

January 7th 2011: IS Pharma plc (“IS Pharma” or the “Company”: LSE: ISPH), the international speciality pharmaceutical company, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a strategic alliance with Helsinn Healthcare S.A. (“Helsinn”), a pharmaceutical group based in Lugano, Switzerland. As the two companies develop their businesses in the field of cance...

Biologics Sales in 2010 exceeded US$ 100 bln

Growth drivers were therapeutic antibodies; single digit growth for most therapeutic proteins; novel anti-inflammatory antibodies continue strong growth; number of blockbuster biologics increased to 30 Sitges, Spain | March 7, 2011 | The Business Intelligence firm La Merie S.L. released its new compilation of biologics sales in 2010. In its fifth edition, the report revealed that 2010 sales...

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...

Greenphire Revolutionizes Subject Payment in Clinical Trials with Launch of ClinCard Automated Payment System

Reducing Costs while Increasing Operational Efficiency and Patient Retention Pennsylvania, (1 March 2011). Greenphire, the industry leading provider of clinical payment and communication technology solutions, has announced the growing success of its ClinCard System since its launch. The ClinCard system has revolutionized subject payment and communications within clinical trials by automatin...

GE Healthcare launches prepacked gravity-flow columns for manual antibody purification

Simple and efficient manual purification for high quality results GE Healthcare’s rProtein A GraviTrap™, Protein G GraviTrap and rProtein A/Protein G GraviTrap, gravity-flow columns enable single-step, efficient manual purification of monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies from various species in milligram scale. The high capacity columns deliver high purity purification with a ru...

Verona Pharma: Bronchodilation in asthmatics maintained with daily dosing of RPL554

17 August 2011 - London, UK - Verona Pharma plc (AIM: VRP.L), the biotechnology company dedicated to discovering new drugs for the treatment of chronic respiratory diseases, has successfully completed a further Phase II study to test the duration of bronchodilator action with repeated doses of its lead drug, RPL554, in patients with mild asthma. Highlights Identical bronchodilator resp...

GE Healthcare launches Capto™ Blue affinity chromatography medium

24th August 2011:  GE Healthcare’s Capto Blue affinity chromatography medium is for the capture of human serum albumin (HSA), as well as purification of HSA fusion proteins, blood coagulation factors, enzymes, and recombinant proteins at laboratory and process scales. Developed from Blue Sepharose™ 6 Fast Flow, Capto Blue medium is more chemically stable and has a more rigid ...

Filtration Society meeting attracts delegates from seven countries

16 November 2011; Chester, UK:  Building on the success of previous years, a record number of delegates from seven different countries attended the latest Filtration Society two-day technical meeting. Held at the Ramada Hotel in Chester, UK in October, Filter Media 5 was the fifth international event focused on filter media and combined a training session, conference and exhibition. Pr...

Parkinson’s Disease: Pipeline update

Parkinson’s Disease is an awful condition that inflicts misery of the many patients it affects, not to mention their families and carers. Although the neuro-chemical mechanisms are relatively well understood, and there are a few well known treatments. But the treatments are not cures, and only have a limited timeframe of use. But recent news of Impax Pharmaceuticals drug for Parkinson&rsq...

Prostate Cancer Drug Pipeline Update 2013

Extra value: One year of free online updates included with this product Cancer of the prostate is the second most frequently diagnosed cancer in men in the US. The prostate cancer market is reaching maturity, and major players` sales have been eroded by t...

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...

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...

Lumina HealthCare is Chosen by CareMore for Mobile Dentistry in California

los Angeles, CA, March 01, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Lumina HealthCare has just announced that they have been chosen by CareMore for long term care facilities in California and other environments where mobile dentistry in California is an asset. CareMore provides convenient, on-site dental care in the comfort of a home or place of residence. Lumina HealthCare will come to CareMore members on-site, either...

FDA accepts Biogen Idec BLA for hemophilia B therapy

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted Biogen Idec's biologics license application (BLA) for the marketing approval of recombinant factor IX Fc fusion protein (rFIXFc) for the treatment of hemophilia B.

China Draft Budget For 2013 Proposes 27% More For Health-Care Spending

A draft of China's new budget proposal would increase health-care funds by 27% this year to $41.81 billion to help deal with an aging population with chronic diseases.

RI-002: Phase III started

7 Pillars of a Successful Compliance Program

Rigorous exclusion monitoring sets the stage for a comprehensive program.

Guiding responsible research in geoengineering

(Harvard University) In an article published March 15 in the journal Science, Edward Parson of UCLA and David Keith of Harvard University outline how the current deadlock on governance of geoengineering research poses real threats to the sound manage...

Breast Cancer Radiotherapy Raises Risk Of Heart Disease Slightly

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Doctors have known for quite a while that radiation treatment for breast cancer increases a woman's risk of heart disease, but the extent of that additional risk was unknown. A new study, published in a recent online issue of The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), further explains those risks. The New York Times reports that a new study ...

Minnesota House Poised To Vote On Health Exchanges

Meanwhile, a New Hampshire survey finds few residents are aware of the health insurance marketplaces starting soon, and a fight is brewing in California over how "enrollers" for the state's exchange will be screened. The Associated Press: Minn. Health Care Exchange Heads For Final Votes The Minnesota House moved closer Thursday to final passage of a plan to create an online health insurance market...

da Vinci Robotic Assisted Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion

This interesting report describes an anterior lumbar interbody fusion procedure using the da Vinci robot Surgical System technique. Spine

New KONTAQ Sports Bra is a Game Changer for Female Athletes

PITTSBURG, Kan., March 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- KONTAQ, a leading innovator in sports apparel and gear, announced today that it is launching the new KONTAQ Sports Bra to help protect female athletes from breast pain and injury during sports contact. Today, female athletes participate in a wide range of sports and compete aggressively. As a result, they often face painful breast contact fro...

Safinamide Phase III MOTION and SETTLE study results presented at 2013 American Academy of ...

Safinamide significantly improves motor function (primary efficacy variable: UPDRS III) in early Parkinson?s disease (PD) patients on a single dopamine agonist at a stable dose (MOTION study) Safinamide significantly improves motor fluctuations (primary efficacy variable: ON time without troublesome dyskinesia) in mid-to late stage PD patients on levodopa and other PD drugs at a stable do...

MediPurpose Launches ValuePlus Advanced Wound Care Customer Program

Atlanta, GA, March 21, 2013 --(PR.com)-- MediPurpose(tm), a manufacturer and master distributor of medical products, today announced the launch of its advanced wound care customer program, ValuePlus(tm). A complimentary program for MediPurpose's MediPlus(tm) Advanced Wound Care product customers, ValuePlus will provide highly interactive consultation and educational resources to guide approp...

Johnson & Johnson May Win The SGLT2 Drug War

By John Mylant: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) may have the next multi-billion-dollar drug for type II diabetes on the market before anybody else since the FDA advisory committee gave its blessing. This is a multi-billion dollar industry and usually when a new class of drug comes on the scene, the one who crosses the finish line first and wins approval usually ends up being a drug of choice. Lets tak...

Dorothy Hamill Endorses Smooth Fitness Equipment

Smooth Fitness, LLC, the largest online retailer of home fitness equipment, is proud to announce that World Champion and Olympic Gold Medalist Dorothy Hamill has been named a spokesperson for Smooth Fitness Equipment. According to Hamill, her commitment to promoting health and wellness led her to partner with Smooth Fitness. Hamill stresses the impo...

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