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It's Not Just the Sun: deCODE Discovers Sequence Variants Affecting Susceptibility to Skin Cancer

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scientists at deCODE genetics (Nasdaq: DCGN ) and academic colleagues from Europe and the United States today present in the journal Nature Genetics the discovery of common genetic risk factors for basal cell carcinoma (BCC) that affect peop...

Clinical Pharmacology Study With AZILECT(R) (Rasagiline Tablets) Demonstrated It Does Not Increase Tyramine Sensitivity

Study Indicated Rasagiline Selectivity for Inhibiting MAO-B at Maximum Approved Dose KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Teva Neuroscience, Inc. today presented results from a clinical pharmacology study in which AZILECT(R) (rasagiline tablets) did not increase the risk of tyramine sensi...

Delaware Court Rules That Watson Does Not Infringe Patent Related to Generic Version of Concerta(R) and Declares Patent Invalid

CORONA, Calif., March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI ), a leading specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that the United States District Court for the District of Delaware has ruled that Watson's generic version of Concerta (methylphenidate hydroc...

Experts at Healthcare Conference Support Investments in the Health of Work Culture and Care Processes, Not Just Technology

ORLANDO, Florida, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- - Attendees at The 18th CPM Resource Center Conference Hear Recommendations for Change in the Stimulus Plan Era The healthcare industry has a unique opportunity to make valuable use of the billions allotted for healthcare information tech...

Results From Phase 2 Clinical Study of 6R-BH4 in Peripheral Arterial Disease Not Statistically Significant

NOVATO, Calif., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (Nasdaq: BMRN ) today announced results from its Phase 2 multi-center, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical study of 6R-BH4 in patients with symptomatic peripheral arterial disease (PAD). There was no...

Animal Eggs Not Suitable Substitutes to Produce Stem Cells

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the cloning of Dolly the Sheep over a decade ago, somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) has been considered a promising way to generate human, patient-specific stem cells for therapeutic applications. The shortage of human donor eggs has led to eff...

You Want To Have a Baby...But Not Eight

Multiple births can be avoided ATLANTA, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ --For the many women experiencing infertility issues but now are hesitant to seek help after this week's birth of octuplets in California, the message to them is that multiple births can be prevented with today's advanced technologi...

Nanotech: To know it is not necessarily to love it

Washington, DC Public opinion surveys report that the small fraction of people who know about nanotechnology have a favorable view of it. This finding has led many to assume that the public at large will respond favorably to nanotechnology applications as popular awareness grows, education expand...

World Sight Day - Britons at Risk of Losing Their Sight by Not Having Regular Eye Tests

Glaucoma Leading Cause of Preventable Blindness in the UK(1) Though Awareness of Symptoms and Risk Factors Remains Low WALTON OAKS, England, October 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Today on World Sight Day leading experts aim to raise awareness of the eye disease glaucoma. It is estimated that t...

Global Study Shows That Majority of Women with Osteoporosis Do Not Consider Themselves at Higher Risk for Fractures

Study of More Than 60,000 Women Underscores Need for Better Understanding of Implications and Risks Associated with Osteoporosis MONTREAL, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from the Global Longitudinal study of Osteoporosis in Women (GLOW) showed that 55 percent of women diagnosed with o...

Neptune Technologies decided not to re-price options

LAVAL, QC, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - The Board of Directors of Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. (NASDAQ.NEPT - TSX.V.NTB) decided not to re-price any options including the previously announced 850,000 options owned by officers and directors. About Neptune Technologies Nept...

Video: New Survey Shows Three in Four School Nurses Have Students at Risk for Severe Allergic Reactions Who Do Not Bring Auto-Injectable Epinephrine to School

Parents of students with known allergies are urged to put auto-injectable epinephrine at the top of the school supplies list SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey conducted by the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) found that 72% of school nurses have stud...

Consumer Product Safety Commission not ready for nanotech

Washington, DC The inability of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to carry out its mandate with respect to simple, low-tech products such as children's jewelry and toy trains bodes poorly for its ability to oversee the safety of complex, high-tech products made using nanotechnology, a...

SIGG Water Bottles: Hip But Not Necessarily Green; Were Madonna and Cindy Crawford Hoodwinked?

Real Green Goods Raises Questions about SIGG and Recommends Greener Bottle Concord, NH (PRWEB) July 25, 2008 -- These days, when you see a picture of Cindy Crawford or Madonna, they're probably sipping water from a SIGG bottle. "Carrying a SIGG bottle has become a ...

Asthma Patients Not Adequately Controlled on ICS Alone More Likely to Benefit From Advair(R) Than Doubling the Dose of ICS

Findings of Observational Study Presented at American Thoracic Society Annual Meeting RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. and TORONTO, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients with asthma not adequately controlled on the inhaled corticosteroid fluticasone propionate (FP) alone exp...

WIPO Panel Rules Boston Scientific Liberte(R) and TAXUS(R) Liberte(R) Stents Do Not Infringe Medinol Patents

NATICK, Mass., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) announced today that a World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) arbitration panel has issued its ruling in an arbitration between the Company and Medinol, Ltd. Medinol, which had requested the arb...

EntreMed Will Not Seek Shareholder Approval for Reverse Stock Split at Annual Meeting

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EntreMed, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENMD ), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases, today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has decided against seeking stockhold...

ITSSD: Russia Can Secure Greatest Biotech Market Advances Following US, Not EU Innovation Model

PRINCETON, N.J., March 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a short article published today by the Washington Legal Foundation, US international trade and business lawyer Lawrence Kogan and Russian Government lawyer Yelena Bakulina highlight the common bases in Russian and US history that have tri...

WHI Findings Published in JAMA Do Not Affect Clinical Guidance for the Appropriate Use of Hormone Therapy

Hormone Therapy Remains an Important Option for Women Seeking Relief of Menopausal Symptoms COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Observational follow-up data from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study published today in the Journal of the American M...

Kyowa Hakko Receives Not Approvable Letter from FDA for Istradefylline (KW-6002)

TOKYO, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Kyowa Hakko Kogyo Co., Ltd. (President: Dr. Yuzuru Matsuda) announced that Kyowa Pharmaceutical, Inc. (New Jersey, United States), its wholly owned U.S. subsidiary, received on February 25, 2008 (local time) a Not approvable letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Adm...

New research shows that iPods do not interfere with cardiac pacemakers

A report in the open access journal BioMedical Engineering OnLine refutes claims that portable music players, such as Apple's iPod, interfere with cardiac pacemakers. Howard Bassen, a researcher with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in Rockville, Md., led a research team that measured the ...

The LANCET Published ENDORSE, the Largest Multinational Study Showing That the Majority of Hospitalized Patients Surveyed are at Risk for VTE and Many do not Receive Recommended VTE Prophylaxis

WORCESTER, Massachusetts, February 1 /PRNewswire/ -- - ENDORSE Global Findings Highlight the Need to Urgently Implement Hospital-Wide Strategies to Optimize VTE Management: Systematically Assess Patient Risk for VTE and Provide Appropriate Prophylaxis to Prevent VTE ENDORSE multinational s...

National Survey Shows Most Women Are Not Satisfied With Their Progesterone Treatment

First New Progesterone Supplement in a Decade Debuts As a More Convenient Treatment PARSIPPANY, N.J., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a nationwide survey of 350 women conducted on the American Fertility Association (AFA) Web site, few women undergoing an Assis...

Soap and Water May not be Enough to Fight MRSA Superbug

Navy, The Citadel Are Among The Organizations Advocating Use of Hand Cleansers With CHG for Ongoing Prevention and Protection NORCROSS, Ga., Nov. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Headlines call MRSA (methicillin- resistant Staphylococcus aureus) deadlier than AIDS, and the media continue to report d...

'Move to AMITIZA' Advertising Campaign Underscores the Power of Not Letting Chronic Constipation Slow People Down

Ads Creatively Depict the Predictable Relief Provided by the Only Commercially Available Prescription Treatment for Chronic Idiopathic Constipation in Adults DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc. and Sucampo Pharmaceutica...

Video: New Survey Finds Technology Plays a Critical Role in Lives of People with Multiple Sclerosis, Yet Many Are Not Using it to Overcome Disease-Related Challenges

- Affordable, Easy-to-Use Accessible Technology is Within Reach for People with MS - DALLAS, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new survey released this week in conjunction with the National MS Society's National Conference, many people living with multiple scl...

Novel gate dielectric materials: perfection is not enough

For the first time theoretical modeling has provided a glimpse into how promising dielectric materials are able to trap charges, something which may affect the performance of advanced electronic devices. This is revealed in a paper published on the 12th October in Physical Review Letters by resear...

AUDIO from Medialink and Pfizer: Hispanic Heritage Month Reminds Us Increasing Numbers of Hispanic-Americans Do Not Have Health Insurance

NEW YORK, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- For Hispanic-Americans without health insurance, it can be difficult to get preventive care, such as doctor visits and prescription medicines. However, help is available for people who need assistance paying for medicines prescribed by their doctors. Listen to...

Anthrax vaccine produces immunity with nanoparticles, not needles

ANN ARBOR, Mich. A vaccine against anthrax that is more effective and easier to administer than the present vaccine has proved highly effective in tests in mice and guinea pigs, report University of Michigan Medical School scientists in the August issue of Infection and Immunity. The scientis...

Anthrax vaccine produces immunity with nanoparticles, not needles

ANN ARBOR, Mich. A vaccine against anthrax that is more effective and easier to administer than the present vaccine has proved highly effective in tests in mice and guinea pigs, report University of Michigan Medical School scientists in the August issue of Infection and Immunity. The scientis...

New Initiative Has Shocking Effect: Thousands of Missourians with Abnormal Chromosome Structures Are Not Human

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Missouri Coalition for Lifesaving Cures revealed today a consequence of the deceptive and far- reaching initiative petition filed last week by opponents of embryonic stem cell research: It is so poorly worded and scientifically unsound that it woul...

IDM Pharma Receives Not Approvable Letter for Mifamurtide (L-MTP-PE) for the Treatment of Osteosarcoma

- Company Amending NDA and Committed to Addressing Unmet Needs of Critically Ill Children and Young Adults - - Conference Call Scheduled for 4:30 p.m. ET - IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IDM Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: IDMI ) announced today that it r...

WE Energies Is Not Letting Wind Power Blow Away

Wisconsin to become leader in alternative energy Madison, WI - WE Energies announced Monday a 20-year renewable energy purchase agreement with two developers that will build three wind farms increasing the total amount of wind power produced in Wisconsin by 400%. Under the agreement, the tw...

Preservation not protectionism

A majority of economists and corporate executives believe that globalization is good for America overall despite the significant disruption it causes. But there is a substantial difference between thoughtfully embracing global free trade and assuming a laissez faire attitude towards how this trend ...

Wisconsin Assembly passes capital investment bill, revised CAPCO program not presented

MADISON - The Wisconsin Assembly passed a bill Friday designed to promote capital investment and technological entrepreneurship by means of tax credits, grants and loans. The legislation, SB 261 , was only one of two venture capital-oriented bills co-authored by Sen. Ted Kanavas, R-Brookfield, to ...

Three mainstream technologies you should not ignore

I am a technophile. I like big ideas and small microchips. In dictionary terms, it means I have an insatiable enthusiasm for technology, especially computers and high technology. In real-life terms, it means that I obsess over a wide array of unnecessary, overpriced gadgets that end up in my ba...

Why not brand for an entire century?

Now a new routine emerges as savvy marketers enjoy cyber-branding using Network Solutions latest offer of $1,000 to secure a domain name for an entire century. Wow, its the bargain of the century... only 3 cents per day. Right now its the cheapest license in the world, providing the registrat...

Expert says network security is about people, not just computers

MILWAUKEE -- Good computer security requires careful attention not just to infrastructure but also to the practices of computer users, according to Debbie Christofferson, president of Sapphire Security Services . Whos coming in your door, and do you have it open a crack, or are all your windows...

Show customers leadership, not gamesmanship

I never cease to be amazed by the games that some companies play with their customers in their neverending quest to goose up revenues and shore up profits. Most of these gambits end up aggravating customers rather than pleasing them. Lately, things have gotten ridiculous enough to make one yearn fo...

IT leadership is not just for CIOs anymore

We live in interesting times. Not so long ago, we IT practitioners may as well have dressed in capes and pointy hats with stars and moons on them. What we did was a mystery to the rest of the company and had a whiff of magic. Then like a magic trick gone bad, there was a huge puff of smoke on Wal...
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