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Former EPA official calls for new environmental and consumer protection agency

Existing health and safety agencies are unable to cope with the risk assessment, standard setting and oversight challenges of advancing nanotechnology. The nation needs a new agency to address current forms of pollution and to deal with the health and environmental impacts of the technically compl...

Satyam Wins Consumer Health World Award for Tele-Ophthalmology Program

- Program provides eye exams and care for rural Indians - Leverages Satyam's earlier success with tele-EKGs HYDERABAD, India, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Satyam Computer Services Limited, (NYSE: SAY ) a leading global consulting and information technology services provider, ann...

WellSpring Pharmaceutical Corp. Announces Hire of Wayne Miller as Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Consumer Brands

BRADENTON, Fla., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- WellSpring Pharmaceutical Corporation, a growing North American-based pharmaceutical manufacturer, today announced that Wayne Miller has been hired as the Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Consumer Brands. Mr. Miller, an accomplished sales executive...

Vineland Welcomes Dr. Isabelle Lesschaeve as Research Chair, Sensory and Consumer Sciences

VINELAND, ON, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ - Vineland Research and Innovation Centre, an independent, not-for-profit corporation established to create a world-class centre for horticultural science and innovation, today announced the appointment of Dr. Isabelle Lesschaeve to the new role of Research Ch...

Healthcare Scoop Expands Consumer Conversation to Dialogue with Premier Healthcare Organizations

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Scoop ( http://www.healthcarescoop.com ), an online consumer forum, based on real-life patient stories about healthcare, will now extend the conversation to include a dialogue with healthcare organizations, according to MaryAnn Stump, preside...

Cephalon Launches National Consumer Awareness Initiative on Appropriate Use of Prescription Opioid Medications

Former Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy to Moderate First Educational Webinar: When Good Medicines Become Bad Drugs FRAZER, Pa., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cephalon, Inc. (Nasdaq: CEPH) announced today that it is embarking on a national educational program design...

Former Cables to Go/Lastar Inc. Employee's Move to Form American Consumer Cables Pays Off

In March 2007, Joe Weitz left his position of 15 years as International Purchasing Manager for Cables to Go/Lastar Inc. to form American Consumer Cables.com. Today Weitz and the four fellow United States Air Force veterans he partners with at American Consumer Cables oversee one of the largest on...

SENOMYX TO WEBCAST CORPORATE PRESENTATION AT THE WACHOVIA CONSUMER GROWTH CONFERENCE

SAN DIEGO, CA, Oct. 7, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Senomyx, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNMX ), a leading company focused on using proprietary taste receptor technologies to discover and develop novel flavor ingredients for the food, beverage, and ingredient supply industries, announced today that Kent ...

California's International Stem Cell Collaborations Must Be Based on Scientific Merit, Consumer Group Says

SANTA MONICA , Calif., June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California's plans to join in cooperative stem cell research efforts with Canada and the Australian state of Victoria should be supported so long as they are based on scientific merit, not merely the glamour and glitz of playing on the ...

AMDL Announces New GOODNAK Consumer Anti-Aging Products for Use in Skin Renewal Treatments

TUSTIN, Calif., May 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMDL, Inc. (Amex: ADL), http://www.amdl.com ,a world leader in specialty pharmaceuticals with operations in Shenzhen, Jiangxi and Jilin, China, announced today the launch of new products for its GOODNAK anti-aging line. The company is releas...

Wyeth Consumer Healthcare Supports U.S. Food and Drug Administration Decision for Over-the-Counter Cough and Cold Medications in Children under Two Years of Age

MADISON, N.J., Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyeth Consumer Healthcare, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ), supports today's U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) decision to no longer recommend use of over-the-counter cough and cold products in children under age two. "This decision is consist...

Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. Secures Access to Nationwide Consumer Mass Market in the United States

Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. and Salt Lake City based Schiff Nutrition International, Inc. entered into a distribution agreement for U.S. nationwide distribution of Neptune Krill Oil under the brand name Schiff(R) MegaRed(TM) LAVAL, QC, Nov. 29 /PRNewsw...

California Stem Cell Board Member Violates Conflict Rules; Should Resign From Committee, Consumer Group Says

FTCR Files Complaint About Burnham's John Reed with Fair Political Practices Commission SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stem Cell oversight committee member John C. Reed, must resign from the board for violating conflict of interest rules, The Foundation for Taxpay...

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Recommends Maintaining FDA'S Current Two-Class Drug System

Consumers Benefit from Convenient and Cost-effective Access to Over-the-Counter Self-Treatment Options PITTSBURGH, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- American consumers are well-served by the Food and Drug Administration's current two-class system of prescription (Rx) and over-the-cou...

Red Prairie launches direct to consumer software

Waukesha, Wis. - Supply-chain technology firm RedPrairie has launched a new software package aimed at retailers who ship directly to consumers or use drop shipping. The package includes an Internet module for rules-based order sourcing called Dlx SourceRight, which the company announced March 5, as...

Cell-phone satisfaction stays low, says Consumer Reports

Less than half of cell-phone users really like the service they are getting, a Consumer Reports survey shows. The survey asked 50,000 people to recount experiences with static, "dead" zones, dropped calls and more, and ended up finding that cell-phone service is one of the lowest-ranked services na...

KV Pharmaceutical Announces Stockholder Action to Amend By-Laws is Invalid

...: (1) the ability to continue as a going concern; (2) changes in the current and future business environment, including interest rates and capital and consumer spending; (3) the difficulty of predicting FDA approvals, including timing, and that any period of exclusivity may not be realized; (4) the possibilit...

Schering-Plough Shareholders Approve Merger With Merck

...that help save and improve lives around the world. The company applies its research-and-development platform to human prescription, animal health and consumer health care products. Schering-Plough's vision is to "Earn Trust, Every Day" with the doctors, patients, customers and other stakeholders served by i...

SCOLR Pharma, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...re faced with a difficult marketplace and many specialty pharmaceutical companies competing for alliances with the more established pharmaceutical and consumer product companies. Our operating strategy is to preserve our capital by limiting clinical and development expenses to our ibuprofen and pseudoephedrin...

Exciton Technologies receives FDA approval to market exSALT(TM)

...rger market by: - Utilizing a more active form of silver; - Reducing costs; and - Being amendable to more applications such as consumer products, catheters and orthopedic devices. About exSALT(TM) ---------------- Silver has powerful antimicrobial properties. In the...

BioNeutral's Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade Antimicrobial Proven To Be Completely Inert to Steel In Independent Corrosion Testing

...for medical, dental and surgical instruments as well as its use on ferrous materials which are common in the broader health care field, industrial and consumer environment. It adds a further quality to the rapid sterilizing capabilities of Ygiene(TM) which separates our technology from every competitor." ...

SENOMYX ANNOUNCES CORPORATE UPDATE AND SECOND QUARTER 2009 FINANCIAL RESULTS

...hat contain Senomyx's savory flavor ingredients in the Pacific Rim and Latin America. In addition, Nestle has been conducting product development and consumer testing with both new and reformulated established products in larger countries that are high-volume users of MSG. Senomyx anticipates that Nestle wi...

OmniComm Systems Acquires EDC Assets of Leading Phase I Clinical Software Vendor - Logos Technologies, Ltd.

...s acquisition represents an important addition to our overall corporate growth strategy; Larger pharmaceutical companies in particular will be a prime consumer of this product. This combined with our recent acquisition of eResearch Technology's data capture unit, positions us well to offer our clients with a ...

SENOMYX AND FIRMENICH TO COLLABORATE ON DISCOVERY, DEVELOPMENT AND WORLDWIDE COMMERCIALIZATION OF NOVEL SWEET ENHANCERS

...s a global leader in providing food ingredients and flavor systems to major consumer companies," Snyder noted. "Their strong full-service capabilities include p... its creativity and innovation, as well as its exceptional understanding of consumer trends. Every year, it invests around 10% of its turnover in R&D, refl...

IIVS Announces Initiation by EPA of a Pilot Program to Evaluate Non-Animal Eye-Irritation Methods

...al methods when valid alternatives are available. IIVS was an integral part of the collaboration that led up to this initiative. Seven leading consumer product companies - The Procter & Gamble Company, Clorox, Colgate Palmolive, The Dial Corporation, Ecolab, JohnsonDiversey, Inc. and S.C. Johnson ...

Cynosure Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...operating losses, its reliance on sole source suppliers, the inability to accurately predict the timing or outcome of regulatory decisions, changes in consumer preferences, competition in the aesthetic laser industry, economic, market, technological and other factors discussed in Cynosure's most recent Annual...

Digitas Health Expands Adding Two Key Locations

...ful marketing campaigns for clients across leading consumer industries such as automotive, hospitality and fin...keting efforts, Kirk Williamson brings 18 years of consumer and healthcare marketing and general management ex...He also served as an independent consultant in the consumer health and device markets. As creative lead...

SAPHRIS(R) (asenapine) Meets Primary Endpoint in Long-Term Extension Study in Patients With Predominant, Persistent Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia

...that help save and improve lives around the world. The company applies its research-and-development platform to human prescription, animal health and consumer health care products. Schering-Plough's vision is to "Earn Trust, Every Day" with the doctors, patients, customers and other stakeholders served by i...

Growing Awareness and Increased Investments Lead to Growth of Biotechnology Applications in the Food & Beverage and Dietary Supplements Sector, Reveals Frost & Sullivan

...ction of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA), probiotics, and enzymes are some of the key commercialized biotechnology applications in India. In India, consumer awareness about these new age functional ingredients and their health benefits is still low: a key challenge for this industry. Additionally, lack of ...

Schering-Plough Reports Financial Results for 2009 Second Quarter

...the impact of 2008 product divestitures. consumer Health Care sales were $381 million in the 2009 se... investigated whether the companies violated state consumer protection laws in connection with the ENHANCE cli... platform to human prescription, animal health and consumer health care products. Schering-Plough's vision is...

Wyeth Announces Stockholder Approval of Pfizer Merger at 2009 Annual Meeting

... world's premier biopharmaceutical company and an industry leader in human, consumer and animal healthcare, in both disease prevention and treatment. The combi...ldwide. The Company's major divisions include Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Wyeth consumer Healthcare and Fort Dodge Animal Health. The statements in this p...

Derma Sciences, Inc. Hires the Investor Relations Group

...IRG's public relations department will commence an outreach campaign targeting editors, writers, and segment producers of local and national trade and consumer online, print, radio, and broadcast media outlets. IRG's mandate is to produce gripping news content that describes the company's advanced wound care ...

LS9's UltraClean Diesel Exceeds United States & Brazilian Fuels Specifications

...ion process is capable of producing chemicals used in making industrial and consumer products. For more information about LS9 products and capabilities, please...roprietary biofuels that are compatible with existing fuel distribution and consumer infrastructure, as well as high-value industrial chemicals. LS9 is the pio...

Karl Strauss and GreenHouse Partner to Create Alternative Fuel from Beer Waste

... conference, where he unveiled the final production model of the revolutionary E-Fuel MicroFuelerTM, a portable ethanol micro-refinery fuel system for consumer use. Together, the two companies are part of the GreenHouse Developmental Pilot Program, a distribution model being introduced first in Southern ...

Magellan Diagnostic Businesses to Feature Automated Systems and Diagnostic Tests at Clinical Lab Expo

...ctive -- allowing health systems to focus resources on those truly at risk. For important lead-poisoning prevention resources, links to consumer product recall information, and tips for keeping children safe, visit www.LeadPoisonInfo.com . About Magellan Biosciences ( www.magell...

Studies Presented at International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease Reveal Substantial Economic Costs and Caregiver Burden Associated with Alzheimer's Disease

... non-prescription medicines that improve the quality of life for people worldwide. The Company's major divisions include Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Wyeth consumer Healthcare and Fort Dodge Animal Health. Safe Harbor/Forward-Looking Statements The statements in this press release regarding the Alz...

Xanodyne Announces New Executive Team Members

...c. Mr. Wentworth has extensive experience within the field of human resources, including more than 25 years working in global healthcare and consumer products industries. Most recently he was Executive Vice President, Human Resources at Adams Respiratory Therapeutics. Wentworth is a seasoned busine...

REMERON(R) Now Approved in Japan for the Treatment of Depression in Adult Patients

...ates therapies that help save and improve lives around the world. The company applies its research-and-development platform to human prescription and consumer products as well as to animal health products. Schering-Plough's vision is to "Earn Trust, Every Day" with the doctors, patients, customers and other...

GPhA Says BIO Cries Wolf on Senate Biogenerics Proposal

...ecedented 12 to 14 years of market exclusivity would NOT achieve what should be our shared goal of balancing pharmaceutical innovation and much needed consumer access. "While the generic industry still supports the proven successful Hatch-Waxman model as contained in the bipartisan 'Promoting Innovation...

BioNeutral's Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade Antimicrobial Demonstrates a 99.9997% Kill Rate Against Clostridium Difficile Spores (C.diff) in Independent Lab Pre-testing Phase

...stridium Difficile spores, resulting in a serious unmet need in the health care arena. According to Wyeth, a global leader in pharmaceuticals and consumer healthcare products, in the United States, hospital-acquired infections alone afflict nearly 2 million patients and kill approximately 90,000 people a...
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