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Press Releases about Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare

22:59 EDT 29th July 2014 | BioPortfolio

Latest biotech, pharma, healthcare and medical device news.

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Tuesday 29th July 2014

NIH Awards Imbed Bio a $1.5M Grant to Develop Advanced Wound Healing Nanofilm

Imbed Biosciences, Inc, a medical device company developing advanced materials for wound healing and surgical applications, announced today that it has been awarded a $1.5M competitive Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II grant from National Institute for Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), a division of National Institut...

Dr. Steven Rice Brings Cone Beam Technology for Dental Implants to Gaithersburg, MD Residents

Dr. Steven Rice, a dentist near Gaithersburg, MD now offers local patients a number of treatments, including dental implants. To ensure successful placement of these tooth replacements, he uses the highly advanced Cone Beam system for this procedure. Gaithersburg, MD (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Patients in need of a dentist near Gaithersburg, MD can now benefit from Dr. Steven Rice of the Advanced Lase...

Dr. Randolph Moore Helps Atlanta, GA Residents Improve their Smiles through Six Month Smile® Braces

Dr. Randolph Moore now provides Six Month Smiles®, a cosmetic dentistry procedure, for adult patients who need braces near Atlanta, GA to correct cosmetic issues with their smiles. The Six Month Smile® technique focuses only on the teeth that are visible during a smile, allowing patients to enjoy new smiles in less time than they would with other orthodontic techniques. Atlanta, GA (PRWE...

UCSF Medical Center, John Muir Health Collaborating to Develop New Company and Regional Health Care Network

Affiliation Would Serve as Cornerstone of Regional Network to Provide More Integrated, High-Quality, Cost-Effective Care UCSF Medical Center and John Muir Health have signed a letter of intent to develop a company that will serve as the cornerstone of a Bay Area health care network intended to provide patients with high quality care and an exceptional...

All Pro Medical Group, a Leading Chiropractor on Lien, Based in Whittier, Receives the Coveted “Preferred Provider” Designation from Power Liens

All Pro Medical Group comes highly recommended by Power Liens, the largest directory of physicians working on lien and letter of protection. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 With over 4,000 physicians in their network, Power Liens has a special designation for their most experienced and trusted doctors, who consistently deliver quality care. When you see the Power Liens designation o...

Norwalk Community Celebrates Opening of Gini’s House, a New $7.2 Million Supportive Housing Development to Help At-Risk Women and Their Children

Development supported by community partners, including $5.4 million from UnitedHealthcare as part of the company’s initiative to improve health through affordable housing Community leaders, housing advocates and corporate partners today celebrated the grand opening of “Gini’s House,” Liberation Programs’ new $7.2 million housing development f...

SPIE Launches 'Neurophotonics' Journal with Special Section on BRAIN Initiative

Coinciding with the launch of the BRAIN Initiative in the USA, the new journal 'Neurophotonics,' published by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, will facilitate further collaboration on technological advances in optogenetics, photoacoustics, spectroscopy, and more. This understanding will have significant medical and cognitive applications, and contribute to a compre...

Lymphoma Research Foundation Announces Launch of Lymphoma Education and Advocacy Partners (LEAP)

Foundation Convenes Lymphoma-Specific Advocacy Organizations to Impact Public Policies that Affect Lymphoma Patients and Their Cancer Care New York, NY (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) is pleased to announce the launch of the Lymphoma Education and Advocacy Partners (LEAP) Program. LEAP is a coalition of lymphoma-specific patient advocacy organizations that will focus...

James Boyle Named Chairman of HealthFleet, Inc.

HealthFleet, Inc., the first platform-as-a-service provider for healthcare, today announced the appointment of James R. Boyle as Chairman. Mr. Boyle was most recently President and CEO of Genworth Financial, Inc.’s (NYSE: GNW) U.S. Life Insurance division and was formerly President and CEO of John Hancock Financial Services, Inc. “Jim is a pro...

PCI Responds to Ebola Outbreak in Liberia with Supplies, Awareness Campaigns

International health and humanitarian organization on frontlines of combating the spread of deadly disease. San Diego CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 As the Ebola outbreak in Liberia worsens, PCI (Project Concern International) is working with its partners to both purchase critical emergency supplies locally, as well as ship a donation of supplies from the US to Liberia. These supplies will contain mate...

Help Project Lifesaver Bring Peace of Mind to the Families of “At Risk Individuals"

“Your Donation Will Help Us Carry Out Our Mission” Port St. Lucie, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Project Lifesaver was the first organization to address the issue of protecting and recovering individuals with cognitive conditions who are prone to the life threatening behavior of wandering and for the past 15 years has remained the gold standard. Recent announcements regarding Avonte's Law and...

USANA Health Sciences Announces Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Second quarter net sales of $188.3 million; EPS of $1.36 Associate growth of 11.4% Company repurchases 682,000 shares under program during second quarter Company reiterates 2014 net sales and earnings outlook Company announces promotion of Kevin Guest to President USAN...

Dr. Politis and Dr. Kaki Join CarePoint Health Medical Group

Two top pediatricians now part of a comprehensive network of physicians. Latest acquisition to expand health care options for Hudson County residents. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that two leading pediatricians have joined our network, CarePoint Health Medical Group. Our system welcomes Dr. Regina Politis and Dr. Sushma Kaki. Hundreds of highly ski...

TherapeuticsMD Announces $40 Million Offering of Common Stock

TherapeuticsMD, Inc. (NYSE MKT:TXMD) (the “Company”) today announced the launch of an underwritten public offering of $40 million of shares of its common stock. All of the shares in the offering are to be sold by the Company. There can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed, or as to the actual size or terms of the offering...

Technology Industry Veteran Steve Singh Joins Castlight Health Board of Directors

Castlight Health®, Inc. (NYSE: CSLT), a pioneer of the Enterprise Healthcare Cloud, today announced changes to its Board of Directors with the appointment of technology industry veteran Steve Singh. Concurrently, directors Bob Kocher, M.D. and Christopher P. Michel departed the Board. Dr. Kocher will remain as an advisor to the co

Castlight Health Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results

Total Revenue of $10.5 Million, Up 353% Year Over Year Castlight Health®, Inc. (NYSE:CSLT), a pioneer of the Enterprise Healthcare Cloud, today announced results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2014. “Demand for Castlight’s Enterprise Healthcare Cloud remains strong as large organizations are increasingly evaluating enterprise healt...

Vertex Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results and Provides Updates on Key Research and Development Programs

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today reported consolidated financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. Vertex reported total second quarter 2014 revenues of $138 million, including revenues of $113 million from KALYDECO® (ivacaftor). The GAAP net loss for the second quarter of 2014 was $(159) million, or $(0.68) per...

Dyax Corp. Announces Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Dyax Corp. (NASDAQ: DYAX) today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Dyax will host a webcast and conference call at 5:00 p.m. (ET) today to review financial results and provide updates regarding its key value drivers – the hereditary angioedema (HAE) business, including KALBITOR® (ecallantide), DX-2930, and the Licens...

Acadia Healthcare Reports Second Quarter Adjusted EPS Increase of 23.1% to $0.32 on 20.5% Growth in Revenue

Same Facility Revenue Increases 11.5% Affirms 2014 Adjusted Earnings Guidance in Range of $1.44 to $1.46 per Diluted Share Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHC) today announced financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, revenue was $213.8 million, up 20.5% from $177.5 million f...

Cataract Surgery: New Technology for Reduced Dependence on Glasses

Eye Surgicenter announces recent developments in technology. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Many people complain about their dependence on eyeglasses. For many, the very first thing they do each morning is put on glasses to see their clock or make their way to the bathroom. These same individuals also may be dissatisfied with their vision even when using their glasses because of cataracts...

Dr Kevin Buckman Named Chairman and CEO of Vantage Health

-Preliminary human clinical trials are anticipated to begin next month- Vantage Health (the “Company”) (OTCQB:VNTH) today announced the appointment of Kevin Buckman MD FAAIM, DAAUCM, MACOEM, MRO as Chairman and CEO of the Company. The Company also announced that Mr. Jeremy Barbera, its current Chairman and CEO, is resigning as an o...

Arthur Bruce Dental Helps College Students

College students find success from shadowing program. Pendleton, SC (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 During his 37 years in dental practice, Dr. Arthur Bruce, of Arthur L. Bruce, DMD & Associates, has had a steady stream of college students shadow him in order to learn more about dentistry. These students have now gone on to dental school and some are now practicing dentistry in their own practices, pro...

The Law Offices of Michael Cordova is Sponsoring Stepping Stones of Hope, a Non-Profit Organization Providing Grief Camps for Kids, Teens, Adults, and Families

The Law Offices of Michael Cordova is proud to announce the sponsorship of Stepping Stones of Hope, a non-profit organization providing grief camps for kids, teens, adults, and families. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The Law Offices of Michael Cordova is proud to announce the sponsorship of Stepping Stones of Hope, a non-profit organization providing grief camps for kids, teens, adults, and families. We...

Prediabetes Doctor Discusses the ‘Tsunami of Diabetes’ at the American Diabetes Association EXPO in Houston

PreDiabetes Centers Conducts Free Blood Screenings at Diabetes Expo Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 PreDiabetes Centers, the nation’s only provider of prediabetes treatment, appeared at the American Diabetes Association (ADA) EXPO 2014 in Houston this past Saturday to promote diabetes education and conduct free hemoglobin A1c blood screenings. PreDiabetes Centers Medical Director Alan Hopkins...

Banner Health Joins Excelera® Specialty Pharmacy Network

ExceleraRx Corp. announced that Banner Health, one of the nation’s largest health systems, has joined the Excelera national specialty pharmacy network. Minneapolis, MINN (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 ExceleraRx Corp. announced that Banner Health, one of the nation’s largest health systems, has joined the Excelera national specialty pharmacy network and national collaborative platform to retain owners...


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