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23:50 EST 29th January 2015 | BioPortfolio

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Thursday 29th January 2015

Distinguished Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Specialist Joins Healthpointe in La Mirada

Dr. Michael Marger is Prepared to Perform Arthroscopic Surgeries and Treat Various Shoulder and Knee Disorders at Various Healthpointe Locations La Mirada, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2015 Healthpointe is proud to welcome fellowship trained Surgeon, Dr. Michael Darren Marger, M.D., MPH into their growing multidisciplinary team of physicians and specialists. Dr. Marger is board-certified in Orthopaedi...

Dendreon Reaches Agreement for Valeant to Serve as “Stalking Horse Bidder” in Court-Supervised Sales Process

PROVENGE® (sipuleucel-T), the First Personalized Immunotherapy for Advanced Prostate Cancer, Remains Commercially Available January 29, 2015--Dendreon Corporation (“Dendreon” or the “Company”) announced today that it has reached an agreement with Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE:VRX) (TSX:VRX) (“Valeant”) pursuant to which...

FDAnews Publication NEW Edition: Guide to International Medical Device Regulation — 2015 Edition

FDAnews’ editors monitor and report on regulatory developments affecting device production in more than 22 nations around the world. They’ve compiled more than 150 reports highlighting changes from the past year that will keep devicemakers growing in international markets. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) January 29, 2015 Guide to International Medical Device Regulation — 2015 Edition **FDAnews Pub...

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics and Quotient Announce Agreement to Commercialize Innovative Transfusion Diagnostic Platform, MosaiQ™

Agreement Furthers OCD’s Global Leadership in Transfusion Medicine Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. (“OCD”) announced it has entered into an exclusive agreement with commercial-stage diagnostics company Quotient Limited (“Quotient”) to distribute and sell Quotient’s transfusion diagnostics platform MosaiQ™. MosaiQ™, which is cu...

Trillium Raises Funds for Mental and Behavioral Health in Oregon at Annual Home Grown and Charity Golf Classic Signature Events

Each year Trillium invites the community to participate in two signature fundraising events, the proceeds from which go to support the programs and services of this vital community resource. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) January 29, 2015 Guided by its mission of “Building Brighter Futures with Children and Families,” Trillium Family Services is Oregon’s leader in mental and behavioral health tre...

Patient Registry Software Market Worth $610.8 Million by 2019 – New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets

A patient registry is a computerized database that uses observational study methods to collect and store patient information to evaluate specified outcomes for a population defined by a particular disease, condition or drug/medical device exposure. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/patient-registry-software-market-144694594.html (PRWEB) January 30, 2015 The patient registry software...

Tsugami/Rem Sales Announces Two New Tsugami Distributors

Tsugami/Rem Sales, the exclusive North American importer of Precision Tsugami machine tools, announced today the addition of two new Tsugami distributors, effectively immediately. Network Machinery, Inc. is now the exclusive distributor in Michigan for new Tsugami/Rem Sales customers and Thomas Skinner & Son Ltd. is the exclusive Tsugami distributor in Western Canada. Windsor, CT (PRWEB) Janua...

Aurinia Pharmaceuticals to Present at the BIO CEO Investor Conference

Aurinia Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (NASDAQ: AUPH / TSX: AUP) today announced that its President and Chief Executive Officer Stephen Zaruby will present a corporate overview of the company at the BIO CEO Investor Conference, taking place February 9th-10th in New York at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. The presentation will also be available using the webcast link be...

NJ Top Dentist, Dr. Adam Feret, is Offering Complimentary Exams and X-Rays.

NJ Top Dentist, Dr. Adam Feret, is offering free dental services as a way of saying "Thank You" to his highly valued patients. Scotch Plains, NJ (PRWEB) January 29, 2015 Dentist Adam Feret is concerned about his patients’ teeth. He and the members of his practice are targeting people who dread dentists and people who might not be able to afford quality dental work in this economy. The...

Cornerstone Hospital of Houston - Bellaire Transitions Wound Center Management to Wound Care Advantage

Wound Care Advantage’s mission is to heal patients quickly by building strong partnerships with wound centers across the country. Sierra Madre, California (PRWEB) January 29, 2015 Cornerstone Hospital of Houston – Bellaire recently partnered with Wound Care Advantage (WCA) for management of the hospital’s outpatient wound center. The transition strengthens the hospital’s commitment to the...

Dr. Gabor Tigyi, Chair of the Department of Physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Gets International Attention for Drug Candidate to Combat Radiation Exposure

There currently is no antidote for radiation injury. But Gabor Tigyi, MD, PhD, a professor and chair of the Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), and his team have spent more than 15 years working on one. Dr. Tigyi’s research team has developed a drug candidate that shows ...

A new study shows that most women either do not know or have the wrong information about the stage of their breast cancer tumor.

Having the accurate information helps women better comply with treatments. Empowered Doctor has created a brief guide to Breast Cancer Tumor Staging. (PRWEB) January 29, 2015 Not knowing the actual details of the staging and grades of one’s breast cancer isn’t necessarily tied to survival rates and outcomes. However, it does make a difference in how a woman feels about her treatment. This in ...

Fuel For Thought® Supports Education Event with Former NFL Players to Emphasize Importance of Protecting and Supporting Brain Health in Sports

Cognate Nutritionals, makers of Fuel For Thought®, a coconut and MCT oil supplement that supports brain health, teamed up with former NFL players for a sports education event during Super Bowl XLIX week to help raise awareness about how to address football-related adversities such as concussions, serious injury and substance abuse. PHOENIX, AZ (PRWEB) January 29, 2015 The January 27th event ...

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Evotaz™ (atazanavir and cobicistat) for the Treatment of HIV-1 Infection in Adults

Evotaz is the first and only protease inhibitor pharmacoenhanced by cobicistat that is supported by comparative Phase III clinical trial data Evotaz is the only protease inhibitor pharmacoenhanced by cobicistat with virologic failure rates as low as 6% [HIV-1 RNA ≥50 copies/mL at 48 weeks: 6% Evotaz arm; 4% Reyataz®(ataza...

NJ Top Dentists has Awarded Dr. Charanjit Sandhu, APS Dental Center Inc., with the Title of “NJ Top Dentist”

Dr. Charanjit Sandhu's experience and expertise has earned her the title of "NJ Top Dentist". Scotch Plains, NJ (PRWEB) January 29, 2015 Dr. Charanjit Sandhu's experience and expertise has earned her the title of "NJ Top Dentist". Dr. Sandhu specializes in General Dentistry & Cosmetic Services. She is passionate about dentistry and to stay abreast of changes in va...

2015 Super Bowl Expected to Threaten Compulsive Gambling Recovery

Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling Anticipates an Increase in Helpline calls as a larger Implication of Sports Betting The New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks are meeting at the Super Bowl this Sunday, February 1st, but the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG) is preparing for a different kind of confrontation: the battle between...

Health Care REIT, Inc. Declares Fourth Quarter 2014 Dividend

Health Care REIT, Inc. (NYSE:HCN) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend for the quarter ended December 31, 2014 of $0.825 per share. The dividend will be the company's 175th consecutive quarterly payment, payable February 20, 2015, to stockholders of record on February 10, 2015. About Health Care REIT, Inc. HCN, an S...

Cytokinetics to Announce Fourth Quarter Results on February 12, 2015

South San Francisco, CA., January 29, 2015, - Cytokinetics, Incorporated (Nasdaq: CYTK) announced today that it is scheduled to report fourth quarter results on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 4:00 PM Eastern Time. Following the announcement, Cytokinetics' senior management will host a conference call at 4:30 PM Eastern Time to discuss operational and financial results and the ...

Kindred Healthcare Announces Results of the Exchange Offer for Its 6.375% Senior Notes Due 2022

Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (“Kindred” or the “Company”) (NYSE:KND) today announced the final results of its registered exchange offer (the “Exchange Offer”) for all of its outstanding 6.375% Senior Notes due 2022 (the “Initial Notes”), which were not registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), for an equal ...

Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute Releases Key Findings from Texas Mental Health Survey

Survey of Texas voters shows key insight into the state’s mental health landscape More than half of all Texans surveyed have been impacted by mental health issues either at home or at work. The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute issued these and other important findings today. The mental health survey, conducted among randomly selected Texas vote...

Caggiano Orthodontics Gave a $50 Gift Card to their Latest Contest Winner

Caggiano Orthodontics stays in touch with their patients in and out of the office, which continues to be one of the top orthodontic practices in New Jersey. Scotch Plains, NJ (PRWEB) January 29, 2015 Caggiano Orthodontics believes that a person’s smile is their greatest asset. They thought it might be fun to have their patients guess some top celebrities by just their smile in a Facebook contes...

CPSI Announces Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2014 Results and 2015 Guidance

Company Announces $0.07 Increase in Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend to $0.64 Per Share Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CPSI): Highlights: Revenues of $46.3 million for the fourth quarter and $204.7 million for the year; 12-month backlog of $159.4 million; Ea...

NJ Top Docs Presents, Dr. Paul Abend!

Dr. Abend is celebrating 24 years of experience in physiatry and pain management intervention! Scotch Plains, NJ (PRWEB) January 29, 2015 NJ Top Doc, Dr. Paul Abend of Consultants in Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine, is celebrating 24 years of experience in physiatry and pain management intervention! Dr. Abend’s focus is nonsurgical spinal treatments, sports injuries and neuropathy. Having a...

NJ Top Docs Gives Tips On Staying Healthy Through Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

The month of January is recognized as Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, a time for those to schedule screenings. NJ Top Docs offers some tips for readers to stay healthy. Scotch Plains, NJ (PRWEB) January 29, 2015 Cervical cancer is a disease that affects the female reproductive system. It is caused by HPV, the Human Papillomavirus. HPV is a common virus as it can be passed from one person to ano...

Valeant Selected As Lead Bidder To Acquire Dendreon And Its Leading Immunotherapy Treatment, PROVENGE® (sipuleucel-T)

LAVAL, Quebec, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX) (TSX: VRX) today announced that it has entered into a "stalking horse" asset purchase agreement to acquire certain assets of Dendreon Corporation ("Dendreon") for $296 million in cash. Pursuant to the terms of the agreement, Valeant will acquire the world-wide rights to Dendreon's PROVENGE&#...


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