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10:07 EDT 27th May 2016 | BioPortfolio

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Friday 27th May 2016

Life University Student Receives $2,500 Scholarship from Standard Process Inc.

Scholarships support students who exemplify scholastic excellence and a passion for wellness PALMYRA, Wis. (PRWEB) May 27, 2016 Each year Standard Process Inc. awards over $90,000 in scholarships to students studying complementary medicine. Allison Outerbridge is this year’s Life University winner of a $2,500 scholarship from Standard Process. She accepted her award on May 18 at the university...

Mediaplanet and Ekso Bionics Make Strides Together for Stroke Survivors

Mediaplanet today announces the latest issue of its in-demand “Stroke Awareness” campaign, aimed at everyone from caregivers to casual readers. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 27, 2016 With over 60 percent of acute stroke survivors being left unable to walk or needing intervention to walk, the demand for a sustainable product to aid in the rehabilitation process has steadily increased. Ekso Bionics ...

Pop Music’s Michelle Williams, American Heart Association and More Band Together to Broaden Stroke Awareness

Mediaplanet today announces the publication of its most recent edition of “Stroke Awareness.” New York, NY (PRWEB) May 27, 2016 This campaign aims to provide a path to improved education and awareness surrounding the factors of a stroke, which we as a society can control and change. As nearly 795,000 Americans suffering from a new or recurrent stoke each year, a stroke occurs nearly every 40 ...

Mediaplanet and Bioness Join to Highlight Trends and Key Players in Stroke Rehabilitation

Mediaplanet today announces the most recent issue of “Stroke Awareness.” New York, NY (PRWEB) May 27, 2016 An educational campaign aimed at everyone from caregivers to casual readers, this installment is bolstered by inspiring human-interest stories, courtesy of awareness-driven celebrities and thought leaders. It also provides insight to the developing trends and tech within the industry, fr...

Mediaplanet and Lingraphica Team up to Spread the Word about Aphasia

Mediaplanet today announces the latest issue of its in-demand “Stroke Awareness” campaign. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 27, 2016 In response to meager public awareness, Lingraphica has partnered with Mediaplanet to help educate the many who are unaware of the plight of aphasia. In collaboration with the American Aphasia Association, a special section dedicated to aphasia will run within the “St...

Mediaplanet, Alyssa Milano, Rosie Pope and more come together for New and Expecting Parents Campaign

Mediaplanet today announces distribution of its latest edition of “New and Expecting Parents.” (PRWEB) May 27, 2016 The print component of “New and Expecting Parents” is distributed within the weekend edition of USA Today, with a circulation of approximately 250,000 copies and an estimated readership of 750,000. The digital component is distributed nationally, through a vast social media ...

Merck Receives Positive CHMP Opinion for ZEPATIER™ (elbasvir and grazoprevir) in the European Union

Dateline City: KENILWORTH, N.J. KENILWORTH, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Merck (NYSE:MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted a positive opinion recommending approval of ZEPAT...

Scientists Say BAP1 Loss May Be a Gain for Some Mesothelioma Patients, According to Surviving Mesothelioma

A team of international researchers has found that mesothelioma patients with a particular type of gene mutation have a better prognosis than mesothelioma patients without it. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 27, 2016 Doctors in Italy, Japan, the UK and the US have reached some surprising conclusions after analyzing dozens of studies on the BRCA-1 associated protein (BAP1) gene and its link to malignant m...

AlignLife - Chiropractic & Natural Health Center to Host Grand Opening Celebration

AlignLife's grand openings are an interactive way for the community to to be introduced to chiropractic. (PRWEB) May 27, 2016 AlignLife - Chiropractic & Natural Health Center wants to improve the health and change the lives of the Spartanburg community. Today’s society is fixated on the concept of reactive medicine and a drug to solve every problem. Wouldn’t it be nice to simply pre...

Probuphine: Formidable Hurdles Will Severely Limit Adoption

Addiction Expert Dr. Indra Cidambi Spells Out Why New FDA Approved Opioid Addiction Implantable Drug, Probuphine, Will Flop (PRWEB) May 27, 2016 The Federal Drug Association (FDA) announced today its approval of Probuphine, an implantable form of buprenorphine, a medication used to treat opiate addiction. It works by reducing cravings and withdrawal symptoms. “Probuphine could positively impac...

Sunoco LP (Stripes® Stores and APlus) Raise More Than $1.8 Million for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals®.

Donations Through In-store Miracle Balloon Fundraising Campaigns Will Provide Vital Funds for Pediatric Programs. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) May 27, 2016 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals) is proud to announce fundraising totals for Stripes Convenience Stores and APlus Stores exceeding $1.8 million dollars during their four week fundraising campaign. Stripes and APlus, owned ...

Amarantus Announces Upcoming Investor Presentations

SAN FRANCISCO, May 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Amarantus BioScience Holdings, Inc. (OTCQX: AMBS), a biotechnology company focused on developing products for Regenerative Medicine, Neurology and Orphan Diseases, today announced that President & CEO Gerald E. Commissiong will be presenting at two upcoming investor conferences: SeeThru Equity MicroCap Conference  Where: Convene Conference Ce...

Hand Surgeon Now Offering Onsite MRIs at Phoenix-Based Practice

Board-certified hand surgeon and carpal tunnel syndrome expert Dr. Michael Fitzmaurice has added in-office diagnostic imaging to offer patients faster and more convenient results. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) May 27, 2016 Weeks after hosting a carpal tunnel syndrome workshop with Dr. Oz on the Fox 10 Morning News in Phoenix, Dr. Michael Fitzmaurice, hand surgeon and founder of the Fitzmaurice Hand Institu...

PBI-Gordon Announces New Position for Loecke

PBI-Gordon Corporation is pleased to announce Dave Loecke has accepted the position of Market Development Manager, Turf and Ornamental Products. Kansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) May 27, 2016 PBI-Gordon Corporation is pleased to announce Dave Loecke has accepted the position of Market Development Manager, Turf and Ornamental Products. In his 15-year career with PBI-Gordon, Dave has served in a wide v...

Garden Of Life Hosts 5K Sun Run Challenge And Community Event To Benefit Special Olympics

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., May 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Garden of Life®, the #1 selling whole food supplements brand in the Natural Products Industry with headquarters in Palm Beach Gardens, is inviting runners and walkers of all ages to its inaugural Sun Run 5K Challenge. The fun-filled community event is slated for Saturday, June 4 at PGA National on the scenic Champion Course, home of ...

Orexigen Therapeutics Founder and Former Chairman Eckard Weber Steps Down from Board

SAN DIEGO, May 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX) today announced that Orexigen co-founder and former Chairman, Eckard Weber, M.D., has resigned from the Board of Directors. Dr. Weber served as Chairman from 2002 until earlier this year. From November 2008 until March 2009, Dr. Weber also served as interim President and Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Weber is a...

Be Prepared for the Outdoors with SnakeBite911™ - The Essential Complement to Your First Aid Kit

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., May 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- BTG plc (LSE:BTG), an international specialist healthcare company, today announced the launch of SnakeBite911™, the company's free and informative app available for download on the App Store®, is designed to educate users about the most commonly found venomous snakes in North America and the appropriate treatment of snakebites. F...

Valeritas Presents Positive Results of Five Real-World Studies of the V-Go® Disposable Insulin Delivery Device at AACE 2016

BRIDGEWATER, New Jersey, May 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeritas Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: VLRX) announced today the positive results of five retrospective analyses of the clinical and cost benefits of the company's lead product, the V-Go® Disposable Insulin Delivery device. The data were disclosed this past weekend in five posters presented at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologis...

Why Biotech Stocks Fascinate Investors? - Synta Pharma, CTI BioPharma, Lpath, and Heat Biologics

NEW YORK, May 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- At present, the Biotech sphere is in a volatile state, but investors playing in this space know that volatility is what makes this industry interesting to consider. Here are this morning's featured companies on ActiveWallSt.com: Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ: SNTA), CTI BioPharma Corp. (NASDAQ: CTIC), Lpath Inc. (NASDAQ: LPTN), and Heat Biologics Inc. ...

Recent Scientific Article Proves Enhanced Terminal Room Disinfection Leads to Decreased HAI Rates

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 27, 2016  /PRNewswire/ -- A recent scientific article in the American Journal of Infection Control by leading researchers reviews the compendium of clinical evidence on and discusses the effectiveness of UV devices for terminal room decontamination. According to the Effectiveness of ultraviolet devices and hydrogen peroxide systems for terminal room decontamination: F...

Faith and Fitness Tour Bringing Positive Message of Healthy Living to Christians Everywhere

ORLANDO, Fla., May 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Danica D. Smith and fitness professional Lauri Nelson have announced a plan to help Christians embrace the power of health and fitness. They're launching The Faith and Fitness Tour to encourage people of faith to lead a healthier, more abundant life – a life more in keeping with God's expectations. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com...

WebMD Announces the Exercise of the Over-Allotment Option for Additional 2-5/8% Convertible Notes Due 2023

NEW YORK, May 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD), the leading source of health information, today announced the exercise by the initial purchaser of the full over-allotment option of $60 million aggregate principal amount of 2⅝% Convertible Notes due 2023 (the "notes").  The over-allotment option was granted to the initial purchaser by WebMD in connection wi...

Independent Data Safety Monitoring Board Recommends Continuation of CytoSorbents REFRESH I Trial

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., May 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CytoSorbents Corporation (NASDAQ: CTSO), a critical care immunotherapy leader commercializing its flagship CytoSorb® blood purification cartridge to prevent or treat deadly inflammation and organ failure in critically-ill and cardiac surgery patients around the world, announced that the independent Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) ...

Kommuniké från årsstämma i Xbrane Biopharma AB (publ)

Pressmeddelande2016-05-27  Aktieägarna i Xbrane Biopharma AB (publ) samlades torsdagen den 26 maj 2016 i Stockholm för årsstämman. Koncernens resultat- och balansräkningar fastställdes och styrelsen och verkställande direktören beviljades ansvarsfrihet för räkenskapsåret 2015.                                             ...

Xbrane Biopharma AB (publ) publicerar delårsrapport för perioden januari - mars 2016

Pressmeddelande2016-05-27 Xbrane Biopharma ABs delårsrapport för perioden januari - mars 2016 finns från och med idag tillgänglig på bolagets webbsida, www.xbrane.com. Perioden januari - mars 2016 Koncernens nettoomsättning uppgick till 853 757 (104 136) SEK Koncernens totala intäkter uppgick till 860 791 (120 272) SEK Resultat före skatt uppgick till -5 530 220 (-...


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