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MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAPP ) announced today the pricing of its previously announced public offering of 3,500,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $9.70 per share. Net proceeds, after esti...

Genome of Leukemia Patient Reveals Common Mutations

Findings could help scientists understand genetic basis of cancer WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Decoding the genome of a man with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) revealed genetic mutations that may be common among other cancer patients. Scientists at the Washington University S...

MaxLife Fund Corp. announces cancellation of 14,050,000 Common Shares

NEW JERSEY, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MaxLife Fund Corp. (OTC:MXFD), have announced that some of its founding shareholders have agreed to cancel a total of 14,050,000 shares of the Company's common stock in order to increase overall shareholder value for the Company. Bennett Kurtz, Chief E...

PET can help guide treatment decisions for a common pediatric cancer

RESTON, Va.A new study published in the August issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine shows that positron emission tomography (PET) is an important tool for depicting the extent of neuroblastoma in some patients, particularly for those in the early stages of the disease. Neuroblastoma accounts...

Recently Released Data from the National Survey of Children's Health Reports That Autism Now Affects 1% of Children and is More Common Than Children's Cancer, Diabetes, and AIDS Combined.

The Autism Research Institute mobilizes international experts in the effort to hold back this devastating disorder, and to discover effective treatments and prevention strategies. ATLANTA, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Children's Health Survey recently released ...

Allsup Answers Common Questions People Have About Social Security Disability

More people making first applications can benefit from choosing representation early in the process. Belleville, IL (Vocus) July 31, 2009 -- A growing number of people are applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits this year and experiencing diffi...

Endologix Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock

IRVINE, Calif., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endologix, Inc. (Nasdaq: ELGX ) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell 3,900,000 shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering at a price to the public of $4.10 per share. The gross proceeds ...

Dermatologists Shed Light on Common Pigmentation Problems and Solutions in Skin of Color

BOSTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As we age, brown spots and splotchy skin are all too often a fact of life. But for people with darker skin, changes in pigmentation can occur without warning at any age and can be very difficult to treat. Fortunately, dermatologists can help people w...

Less Common Procedures, Less Common Than Thought

Despite media reports, Survey shows that few are having 'Fringe Procedures' CHICAGO, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery announces the results of its 2009 Less Common Cosmetic Procedures consumer survey. While the media has coined these c...

Cell Therapeutics, Inc. Announces Closing of Public Offering of Common Stock and Warrants

SEATTLE, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) ("CTI" or the "Company") today announced the closing of its previously announced public offering of 33,731,923 shares of its common stock and warrants to purchase up to 8,432,981 shares of its commo...

New AMA Ad Emphasizes Common Ground on Health Reform, Shares Vision to Fix Broken System

CHICAGO, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Underscoring the need for meaningful health system reform for America's patients and physicians, the American Medical Association (AMA) is running an ad today emphasizing common ground on health reform to remember what's at stake - access to ca...

Emdeon Inc. Commences U.S. Initial Public Offering of Class A Common Stock

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Emdeon Inc. (the "Company") today announced the launch of its initial public offering in the United States of 21,450,000 shares of its Class A common stock. Of the shares being offered, 10,725,000 are being offered by the Company and 10,725,000 a...

PharmAthene, Inc. Announces $19.3 Million Private Placement of Convertible Notes and Common Stock Warrants

ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE Amex: PIP ), a biodefense company developing medical countermeasures against biological and chemical threats, today announced that it has signed definitive agreements for the issuance of 2-year, 10% unsecured sen...

Vitamin Shoppe Files Registration Statement for Initial Public Offering of Common Stock

NORTH BERGEN, N.J., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- VS Holdings, Inc. (the "Company"), the parent of Vitamin Shoppe Industries Inc., today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offer...

Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Prices Public Offering of Common Stock

SAN DIEGO, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX ) today announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of 10,000,000 shares of its common stock at a price of $7.50 per share. Net proceeds, after estimated underwriting discounts and c...

Cell Therapeutics, Inc. Announces Public Offering of Common Stock and Warrants

SEATTLE, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) ("CTI" or the "Company") today announced that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of up to 29,332,107 shares of its common stock and warrants to purchase up to 7,333,027 shares of ...

Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock

SAN DIEGO, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX ) today announced that it intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, 9,000,000 shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering. In connection with this offering, Orexigen...

NIH Plan Charts Course to Better Treatments and Cure for Most Common Known Genetic Cause of Autism: Fragile X

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Fragile X Syndrome (FXS) research is moving closer to finding a cure with the recent approval by The National Institutes of Health (NIH) of a comprehensive plan created by a group of leading scientists, parents and advocates. The Co...

Gene linked to increasingly common type of blood cancer

PHOENIX, Ariz. July 20, 2009 California and Arizona researchers have identified a gene variant that carries nearly twice the risk of developing an increasingly common type of blood cancer, according to a study published online today by the science journal Nature Genetics . Investigators at t...

Exposure to Common Pollutant in Womb Might Lower IQ

Study found those kids performed worse on intelligence tests at age 5 MONDAY, July 20 (HealthDay News) -- Fetal exposure to high levels of a common airborne pollutant compound seems to threaten the intellectual development of children, a new study suggests. The finding is based on t...

Bradmer to repurchase up to 8.3 million of its common shares pursuant to a substantial issuer bid

TSX: BMR TORONTO, July 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Bradmer Pharmaceuticals Inc. (TSX: BMR) ("Bradmer" or the "Corporation") announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized the Corporation to proceed with a substantial issuer bid (the "Offer"), pursuant to which the Corporation will...

Gold's Gym Debunks America's Most Common Fitness Myths

DALLAS, July 13 /PRNewswire/ --As Americans hit the gym this summer to continue to tone up for the beach, Gold's Gym, the world's leading authority on health and fitness, is exposing some of the most common myths about getting in shape and offering the must have nutrition and fitnes...

Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock

SAN DIEGO, July 8, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA ) announced today the pricing of its public offering of 12,500,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $4.17 per share. All of the shares are being offered by Arena. The gross proceed...

BELLUS Health Inc. Announces $12 Million Rights Offering To Common Shareholders

Signs Standby Purchase Agreement for $8 million Company Announces VP, Finance LAVAL, QC, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - BELLUS Health Inc. (TSX: BLU) today announced that it is filing a preliminary short form prospectus in each of the provinces of Can...

Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces Public Offering of Common Stock

SAN DIEGO, July 7, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA ) announced today that it intends to offer shares of its common stock in a public offering. Piper Jaffray & Co. will be the sole underwriter for the offering. The offering is being made pursuant to a ...

Central Florida is International Destination for Unique, State-of-the-Art Procedure to Treat Common Digestive Ailment

Patient from Kuwait is first who has traveled overseas to U.S. for this innovative treatment of GERD, a condition suffered by millions of Americans. Surgeon performing procedure has highest success rate of any physician in the country. Lady Lake, Florida (PRWEB) July 6,...

Potential Silver Bullet for Swine Flu and Most Common Infections Using Green Technology Patented in U.S. and Mexico

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Argentech, Inc. ( www.argentechinc.com ) today announced that it reached agreement with Invision International Health Solutions, Inc., to purchase the rights to Opti-Silver, a patented antibacterial and antiviral technology that utilizes ionic silve...

Skin and Skin Structure Infections Are the Second Most Common Diagnoses for Which an Antibiotic Is Used in the Hospital Setting

Most of These Infections Are Treated Empirically While Just Under One-Third Are Documented Arlington Medical Resources Introduces a New Executive Dashboard for The Hospital Antibiotic Market Guide MALVERN, Pa., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Arlington Medical Resources (AMR), a provider of pre...

Pesticide Residue Common on Kitchen Floors

Study detects hazardous substances underfoot, even some banned decades ago FRIDAY, June 19 (HealthDay News) -- Perhaps it's time to rethink the "three-second rule" when it comes to eating food after it falls on the floor. New U.S. research shows that most kitchen floors have some in...

STAAR Surgical Completes Common Stock Offering

MONROVIA, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (Nasdaq: STAA ), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses and related ophthalmic products, today announced the completion of a registered direct offering of 4,255,319 shares of its common stock, at a p...

BioMed Realty Trust Declares Second Quarter 2009 Common Stock and Preferred Stock Dividends

SAN DIEGO, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR ) today announced that its board of directors has declared a second quarter 2009 dividend of $0.11 per share of common stock. The dividend is equivalent to an annualized dividend of $0.44 per common share. B...

USHairReplacement.com Provides Wealth of Knowledge to Common Hair Replacement Questions

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Anyone considering hair replacement surgery is certain to have lots of questions regarding the procedure. Just the fact that it is called "surgery" causes a person to wonder, "Is Hair Replacement Surgery Dangerous?" "This is one of the most comm...

UNC study suggests new approach to common cause of blindness

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine in collaboration with lead investigators at the University of Kentucky have identified a new target for the diagnosis and treatment of age-related macular degeneration, the most common cause of bli...

Fatigue common after myocardial infarction

Half of all patients who undergo myocardial infarction are experiencing onerous fatigue four months after the infarction. The patients who are most fatigued are those who perceive the infarction as a sign of chronic illness, those who experience the illness as difficult to control, and those who b...

Anadys Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Pricing of Common Stock and Warrant Offering

SAN DIEGO, June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Anadys Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDS ) announced that it has entered into definitive agreements with institutional investors to raise approximately $17.5 million in gross proceeds in a "registered direct" offering through the sale of ...

DATATRAK Announces Receipt of NASDAQ Panel Decision to Delist Common Shares

Company to trade in the Over-the-Counter Market CLEVELAND, June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DATATRAK International, Inc. (Nasdaq: DATA ), a technology and services company focused on global eClinical solutions for the clinical trials industry, today announced that it received notification o...

HealthEdge(R) and Click4Care(R) Announce Common Leadership

Companies provide an unparalleled claim processing, benefit administration, and care management solution for healthcare payors BURLINGTON, Mass., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthEdge, provider of the only modern, enterprise-class software platform for healthcare payors, today announced that Rob ...

Most common brain cancer may start in neural stem cells

ANN ARBOR, Mich. University of Michigan scientists have found that a deficiency in a key tumor suppressor gene in the brain leads to the most common type of adult brain cancer. The study, conducted in mice that mimic human cancer, points the way to more effective future treatments and a way to sc...

Most common brain cancer may originate in neural stem cells

ANN ARBOR, Mich. University of Michigan scientists have found that a deficiency in a key tumor suppressor gene in the brain leads to the most common type of adult brain cancer. The study, conducted in mice that mimic human cancer, points the way to more effective future treatments and a way to sc...

WeissComm Group Acquires Common Sense Media Group, Appoints Founder Bob Pearson Chief Technology and Media Officer to Help Clients Evaluate and Optimize Social Media

AUSTIN, Texas and SAN FRANCISCO, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- WeissComm Group today announced the acquisition of Common Sense Media Group , a social media consulting company founded by Bob Pearson , who will become WeissComm's Chief Technology and Media Officer. WeissComm also announced that ...
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