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19:11 EDT 24th October 2014 | BioPortfolio

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Friday 24th October 2014

Cytori to Webcast Third Quarter Financial Results on November 6

Cytori Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CYTX) will provide a live webcast of its third quarter financial results and business update on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 5:30 PM Eastern Time. The dial-in information is as follows: Dial-In Number: +1.877.402.3914Conference ID: 26821138 Prior to the webcast at approximately 4:05 PM Eastern Time o...

Monica Lewinsky’s Fight against Cyberbullying, a NoBullying Article Released Today

Monica Lewinsky’s Fight against Cyberbullying, a NoBullying Article Released Today http://nobullying.com/monica-lewinsky/ London, UK (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Monica Lewinsky comes out in a public speech to talk about online abuse, cyberbullying and the culture of shame. NoBullying breaks down her groundbreaking speech in an article released today. When Monica Lewinsky spoke out against cyber b...

Dicerna to Announce Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results and Host Conference Call on November 6, 2014

Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRNA), a leader in the development of RNAi-based therapeutics, today announced that the Company will release its third-quarter 2014 financial results before market open on Thursday, November 6, 2014. Management will conduct a conference call at 8:30 a.m. (EST) that day, to discuss the Company's financial resu...

Lundbeck Provides Update on New Drug Application for Intravenous Carbamazepine

Lundbeck LLC announced today that it has received a Complete Response Letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its New Drug Application seeking approval of Carbella™ (carbamazepine) injection, an investigational intravenous formulation of the anti-epileptic drug (AED) carbamazepine. Lundbeck is currently addressing requests specified in ...

Magellan Health Opens Toll-Free Number Following Shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Washington

Individuals can call toll-free number to talk to trained professionals Magellan Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGLN) today announced that, in response to the shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Washington, it has set up a 24-hour toll-free hotline for individuals to access, regardless of whether or not they are Magellan members. The toll-fre...

New engineering method shows promise for faster healing, more cosmetically appealing skin grafts

A new way to produce engineered skin not only appears to overcome several pitfalls of current skin grafting technologies, it also speeds up the healing process, reduces scarring and produces hair. The method, outlined in the October issue of STEM CELLS Translational Medicine, could represent a breakthrough for treating deep skin injuries that result from severe burns and chronic wounds. Durham, NC...

McLaren Bay Region Appoints New President and CEO

Clarence Sevillian has been appointed president and CEO of McLaren Bay Region, a subsidiary of McLaren Health Care. He will succeed Alice Gerard, who is retiring as president and CEO on Dec. 20, 2014. Clarence Sevillian has been appointed president and CEO of McLaren Bay Region, a subsidiary of Michigan-based McLaren Health Care. (Photo: Business Wire) ...

RTI International Metals Schedules 2014 Third Quarter Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast

RTI International Metals, Inc. (NYSE: RTI) today announced that it will host a conference call and live webcast on Wednesday, November 5, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, to review the Company’s third quarter 2014 financial results, which will be released before the market opens that morning. Conference Call Information To parti...

Fitch Affirms Memorial Health Services' (CA) Self-Liquidity Rating at 'F1+'

Fitch Ratings has affirmed the short-term 'F1+' rating on the variable-rate bonds listed below based on Memorial Health Services' (Memorial) self-liquidity. --$50,000,000 California Health Facilities Financing Authority (CA) (Memorial Health Services) variable-rate revenue bonds series 2013B; --$50,000,000 California Health Facilities Fin...

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association calls on Hawaii Legislature to Increase Access to Infertility Medical Treatments

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association urged patients and the medical community to call upon the Hawaii state legislature to pass two bills that would increase access to infertility medical treatments: HB 2355/SB 2909 would update the Hawaii infertility mandate, and HB 2061/SB 2694 would be a new insurance mandate for fertility preservation for cancer patients before starting their cancer ...

American Shared Hospital Services Announces $1.2 Million Private Financing

AMERICAN SHARED HOSPITAL SERVICES (NYSE MKT:AMS), a leading provider of turnkey technology solutions for advanced radiosurgical and radiation therapy services, announced today the closing of its issuance of $1.0 million aggregate principal amount of unsecured notes to Board of Directors members Raymond C. Stachowiak, John F. Ruffle, Mert Ozyurek, and David...

Work Around the Clock: Successfully Building & Managing Global Virtual Teams

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the building blocks of global organizations, virtual teams can provide a company access to diverse skill sets and expertise, knowledge and wisdom about emerging markets, and round-the clock business hours for efficiency. However, effectively managing these dispersed teams requires overcoming difficult hurdles. According to recent research,...

The Medicines Company Announces Participation in 2014 American College of Emergency Physicians Scientific Assembly

-Company’s Participation in the InnovatED Program to Highlight ABSSSI Clinical Innovation, as well as Management of Acute Severe Hypertension -Presentations Include Now Available ORBACTIV™ (oritavancin) and CLEVIPREX (clevidipine) The Medicines Company (NASDAQ:MDCO) will be represented at the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACE...

SonaCare Medical Board of Directors Appoints Dr. Mark Carol as CEO and President

SonaCare Medical, LLC, leader in minimally invasive high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) technology, announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Dr. Mark Carol, M.D. as Chief Executive Officer, President and member of the Board effective immediately. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 SonaCare Medical, LLC, leader in minimally invasive high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) tech...

First DePuy Pinnacle Hip Trial Ends in Defense Verdict, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports

The Firm is representing numerous plaintiffs in DePuy Pinnacle lawsuits, all of whom were allegedly injured by a metal-on-metal version of the Pinnacle Hip Replacement System. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 The nation’s first trial of a DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuit (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/depuy-pinnacle/lawsuit) has ended in a win for Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy...

PIAA Praises Study from Health Affairs on Impact of Medical Liability Damage Caps

New Data Analysis Shows Noneconomic Damage Caps Reduce Costs PIAA, the nation’s leading association representing the medical professional liability (MPL) insurance community with a commitment to the quality delivery of healthcare, commented today on a new study supported by the RAND Institute for Civil Justice, the National Institute on Aging, and th...

Strong Participation in Best Practices' Medical Affairs Consortium Survey

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Best Practices designed the Medical Affairs Consortium to provide Medical Affairs leaders with a forum for sharing insights about the key challenges they face. The consortium has developed a mechanism for creating and sharing solutions through three virtual roundtable discussions where leaders discuss key findings from the Medical Affairs Consortium...

Global Stem Cells Group Names BIOMEN S.A as exclusive Representative in Costa Rica

Global Stem Cells Group, Inc., has named neurologist and anti-aging specialist Dra. Mariella Tanzi, founder of BIOMEN S.A, to be the exclusive representative for Global Stem Cells Group in the Costa Rica territory. Tanzi will also open a new Regenestem clinic in the Costa Rican capital of San Jose. MIAMI (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Global Stem Cells Group, Inc. has signed BIOMEN S.A and its founder,...

Eat “An Apple A Day?” One Man Has for Nearly 1,000 Days, Reports U.S. Apple Association

Jeremy Kugel – the “Cal Ripken of Produce”— Takes Oldest Health Advice to Heart with 1,000-Day Pledge Ending Oct. 27; “There’s no downside,” he says Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 1,000 days, 15,000 seeds, 20,000 bites and 350 pounds of produce later, a Maryland educator and self-proclaimed food lover is closing in on his quest to eat an apple a day for 1,000 days in a r...

P!nk And Friends Performed At "2014 The Power of Pink" House of Blues In Hollywood On October 23, 2014

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint John's Health Center (SJHC) hosted its 2014 Power of Pink event October 23, at House of Blues in West Hollywood to benefit the Cancer Prevention Program at Saint John's Health Center. The evening was attended by more than 700 people. P!nk performed an intimate acoustic set with friends including  Linda Perry, Nate Ruess, Dallas Gr...

Burzynski Research Institute, Inc. Announces FDA Permission to Launch a New Clinical Trial in Diffuse Intrinsic Brainstem Glioma

HOUSTON, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Burzynski Research Institute, Inc. (BRI) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given the company permission to conduct an open-label study of Antineoplastons A10 and AS2-1 in patients > 3 months of age with a diffuse intrinsic brainstem glioma (DIPG). Study subjects will be placed in one of five treatment groups based on thei...

Univita Health Appoints Brian Kelly as Chief Operating Officer

Univita Health, the nationwide leader in post-acute and home healthcare solutions, has just announced the appointment of Brian Kelly as its Chief Operating Officer. Kelly brings more than 27 years of senior leadership experience to Univita, where he will oversee all aspects of the operation, including facilities, corporate compliance, call center throughpu...

B. Braun to Promote Medical Device Contract Manufacturing at Medical Design and Manufacturing Minneapolis Conference

Company exhibits components and capabilities at regional show. Bethlehem, PA (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 B. Braun’s OEM Division (http://www.bbraunoem.com) will be attending the Medical Design and Manufacturing (MD&M) Minneapolis conference and exhibition event, October 29-30, 2014, at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minnesota, to promote its contract manufacturing services and components...

Mental Health America Mourns Victims of Marysville School Shooting

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Mental Health America joins America in mourning the loss of those killed in the tragic shooting in Marysville, Washington. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims and hope for the full recovery of those who were injured and everyone who is affected by this horrific event. "At this point, we do not know the motivation...

Stratasys Included in New TV Series "Titan American Built"

Show airs on MAVTV Oct. 24 at 10 p.m. ET Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), a global leader of 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions and GoEngineer, a Stratasys reseller, will be part of a new television series on


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