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Patents Issued Covering Stable Tablet Formulation and Once Daily Dosing Regimen for Kuvan

NOVATO, Calif., July 30, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (Nasdaq: BMRN ) announced today that the United States Patent Office has issued patents covering stable tablet formulation and the approved once daily dosing regimen for Kuvan(R) (sapropterin dihydrochlorid...

Cancer screening fear is fueled by lack of information says review covering nearly 6,000 women

Fear plays a major role in whether women decide to go for cancer screening or not, but healthcare providers underestimate how much women need to know and wrongly assume that they will ask for information if they want it. Those are the two key findings from a study published in the June issue o...

Intradigm Announces Issuance of RNA Interference (RNAi) Patent Covering Potent siRNA Sequence

First Patent to be Issued from Among Intradigm's Large Collection of Pending siRNA Sequence Patents PALO ALTO, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Intradigm Corporation, a leading developer of targeted, systemic RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics, today announced the issuance of United States pa...

Along With Hand Washing and Covering Up When Coughing, Add Nose Washing to Steps Consumers Looking to Take for Flu Prevention

Neti Pots Show Increase In Searches, Social Media "Chatter," As Consumers Seek Protection Ideas Above and Beyond CDC Recommendations MADISON, Wis., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Add nose washing to the steps that consumers are looking to take -- in addition to frequent hand washing and coughing in ...

Gene Network Sciences Awarded Patent Covering REFS(TM) Platform

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Gene Network Sciences, Inc. (GNS) today announced that it has been awarded U.S. Patent No. 7,512,497, entitled "Systems and Methods for Inferring Biological Networks." The patent covers GNS's core model learning and simulation platform, REFS(TM) (Reverse Eng...

Acclarent, Inc. Granted Key Patent Covering Balloon Sinuplasty(TM) Technologies

MENLO PARK, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Acclarent, Inc., the pioneer of Balloon Sinuplasty (TM) technologies for use in the treatment of chronic sinusitis, announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office awarded U.S. Patent Number 7,500,971, entitled "Devices, Systems and Methods for ...

Thomson Reuters Publishes Three Pharma Matters Reports Covering the Third Quarter of 2008

Quarterly Reports Use Market Intelligence and Competitive Analysis from Thomson Reuters to Highlight Developments in the Global Pharmaceutical Industry PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and pro...

Live Action: New Video Shows Indiana Planned Parenthood Covering Up Rape of 13-year old Girl

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New footage released today from an undercover camera inside an abortion clinic in Bloomington shows Planned Parenthood staff deliberately violating the state's mandatory reporting laws for sexual abuse. The footage shows Lila Rose, a U...

Albertson's LLC Launches $4.99 Prescription Discount Program Covering Over 500 Generic Drugs

Albertsons Rx-tra Savings Program launches in AR, AZ, CO, FL, LA, NM and TX BOISE, Idaho, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Albertson's LLC announced its new Albertsons Rx-tra Savings prescription discount program today, which will provide member households with discounts on all generic and brand name medi...

The Scientific Business of Thomson Reuters Publishes Three Pharma Matters Reports Covering the First Quarter of 2008

Quarterly Reports use Market Intelligence and Competitive Analysis from Thomson Reuters to Explore Various Aspects of the Pharmaceutical Pipeline LONDON and PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professi...

Story ideas for health reporters covering the summer Olympic Games

ROCHESTER, Minn. - The world-record pace for the marathon continues to improve for both men and women. For men, the record pace for the marathon is now about as fast as the record pace for the 10,000-meter run just after World War II. Today, champion athletes are running more than four times farth...

The Scientific Business of Thomson Reuters Publishes Pharma Matters - a Series of Reviews Covering Various Aspects of the Pharmaceutical Pipeline

Quarterly Reports Utilize Strategic Intelligence and Competitive Analysis from Thomson Reuters to Analyze Promising Drugs Changing Clinical Phase, Leading Sources of Information on Medical Research and the U.S. Generics Market LONDON and PHILADELPHIA, June 4 ...

Bioponic Phytoceuticals Announces Master Distributorship With Nature's Best Covering 1,000 West Coast Retailers

MAUI, Hawaii, April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bioponic Phytoceuticals, Inc. ("Bioponic" or "the Company") (Pink Sheets: BPYT) announced today that Nature's Best, the largest privately owned wholesaler-distributor of health and natural food products in the Natural Products industry, has been...

Convera(R) Expands Advanstar OnLine Business to Vertical Search Covering Pharmaceutical Industry Applications

VIENNA, Va., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Convera Corporation (Nasdaq: CNVR ) -- http://www.convera.com -- a leading provider of vertical search services for publishers, today announced its agreement with Advanstar Communications Inc., a leading worldwide media company, to develop a ve...

Centocor, Schering-Plough Revise Agreement Covering REMICADE, Golimumab

HORSHAM, Pa. and KENILWORTH, N.J., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Centocor, Inc. and Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP ) today announced they have revised their 1998 distribution agreement regarding the development, commercialization and distribution of both REMICADE(R) (infliximab), ...

HSA Plans are Covering Preventive Care on a First-Dollar Basis

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most health savings account plans cover recommended preventive benefits on a first-dollar basis, according to a new survey released today by America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040830/AHIPLOGO ...

Childrens Health Program Covering More Adults Than Children

Washington- Bush administration proposal was met with opposition as Children's hospital patients marched on Capitol Hill. They fear the proposal will limit the eligibility of low-income families with sick children for federal support through the State Children's Health Insurance Program. The...

Sunscreen Covering Earth Becoming Thinner

A new study by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has revealed that the sunscreen of aerosols over the earth has been thinning// since early 1990s. Aerosols are tiny particles suspended in the air. Some occur naturally, originating from volcanoes, dust storms, forest and...

DuPage Community Foundation Awards $15,000 Grant to Marianjoy Pediatric Continuing Care Program

...ired to pay the first $80 fee for a class session and then will only be required to pay a reduced fee of $25 for the following sessions, with the fund covering the remaining registration fee." In addition to the 15 classes that are continually offered, Marianjoy also offers support groups for its pati...

School Closures May Not Be Necessary When Swine Flu Strikes

...that school closures can bring. Among the recommendations: Students and school staff should exercise good flu hygiene, such as hand washing and covering noses and mouths with tissue when sneezing or coughing (use a shirt sleeve if tissue is unavailable). If flu is suspected, the affected person shou...

OBP Medical Inc. to Raise the Bar in Patient Care and Satisfaction

...dress the issues of better patient care and comfort they also help to reduce the risk of contamination of hospital property such as chairs and beds by covering body parts previously left exposed. During your next hospital stay. . .ask for a pair of Under Johnnies(TM). About OBP Medical Inc. ...

New Research Suggests Most Are Willing to Make Tradeoffs and Would Embrace Comprehensive Health Care Reform

...ealth care, researchers found that once participants learned that costs for covering the uninsured are already largely passed on to the public, they were more l...sured. Researchers also found that once participants learned that costs for covering the uninsured are already largely passed on to the public, they were more l...

U.S. Payers Intend to Limit Preferred Coverage to Only One Immune Biologic

...FingertipFormulary.com ), the leading provider of access to and insight into formulary data in the United States, offers comprehensive formulary data covering commercial, Medicaid, Medicare and PBM plans, among others. The company offers a variety of unique data and marketing solutions for the pharmaceutical...

Lexi-Comp ONLINE™ for Oral Surgery

... clinicians to thoroughly review patient medication regimens to ensure safe treatment planning. The package also offers access to clinical modules covering drug identification, patient care/education, and medical and dental calculations. Additional reference databases and topic areas include: Harrison's ...

The Organic Center Refutes Misleading Nutritional Claims Made by United Kingdom's Food Standards Agency (FSA) in Agency Report on Health Value of Organic Foods

...phenols and antioxidants and not using stringent guidelines to determine whether the studies are scientifically valid. In our March 2008 report covering many of the same studies comparing nutrient levels in organic and conventional foods, we confirmed that organic foods were, on average, 25 percent hig...

MedHunters Launches Redesigned Web Platform

...clude:   Niche Web portals for nurses, physicians, clinicians and allied health professionals in addition to online magazine articles covering career tips and industry topics. Job descriptions that candidates can easily reference while they apply for positions. New resume options that i...

National Long Term Care Community Business Coalition Cautions Severe $16 Billion Medicare Cuts to Nursing Home Care Will Not Only Jeopardize Quality Care to Seniors but Deeply Impact Businesses that Support Sector, Contribute to Local Economies

...ate with the smallest overall total margins amongst all health care providers. The low total margins at SNFs are caused in large part by Medicaid not covering the cost of care." Nationwide, the long term care industry provides almost two million jobs and accounts for approximately 1% of the Gross Dome...

CorVel Announces Revenues and Earnings

...liability customers throughout the country, and is expanding that service offering to include communications soon to be mandated under the legislation covering Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services (CMS) requirements. Such activities reflect the growing volume of electronic activity in healthcare records pro...

DURECT Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial

... quarter through the hiring of Joe Stauffer as our Chief Medical Officer, a former anesthesiologist and FDA reviewer with directly relevant experience covering all aspects of developing pain medications," stated James E. Brown, D.V.M., President and CEO of DURECT. "It is also noteworthy that we signed four n...

Pharmacy Times Names New Editorial Director

...offerings to the pharmacy market under Ms. Riemschneider's leadership," said Pharmacy Times President Tighe Blazier. "This is an exciting time to be covering the pharmacy market, and Bea's history of editorial leadership will continue our tradition of editorial excellence." Ms. Riemschneider was for...

BioMarin Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...leted enrollment for this study, a noteworthy milestone for this program. On the commercial front, we announced earlier today the issuance of patents covering stable tablet formulation and the once daily dosing regimen for Kuvan, which we believe will be significant in extending patent protection an addition...

Nephros, Inc. Completes $1.25 Million Private Placement

... applicable state securities laws or an applicable exemption from those registration requirements. Nephros has agreed to file a registration statement covering the resale of the shares issued in the private placement, including the shares issuable upon exercise of the warrants. This press release shall not co...

Wolters Kluwer Health Launches Interactive Platform for Pharmacology Journal Content

...aid Ingrid Young, Adis Marketing Manager, Wolters Kluwer Health. AdisOnline users can now access "themed article collections" of varying sizes covering topics such as Diabetes, Urology, Clinical Trial Methodology, Data Mining, Ethics, and Drug Evaluations. "We continue to offer subscription a...

Regence Wins Awards for Consumer Appeal to Transform Health Care

... the goal of the piece was to present it in a way that invites browsing without intimidating the reader. This little booklet delivers the message that covering everyone is just the beginning, reform must also tackle quality and cost, and that takes all of us. "We submitted this piece because we felt it...

Fingertip Formulary Accounts(R) Now Offers Access to Comprehensive Real-Time Account Information and Integrated Formulary Data, in a State-of-the Art Web-Based Platform

....FingertipFormulary.com ), the leading provider of access to and insight into formulary data in the United States offers comprehensive formulary data covering commercial, Medicaid, Medicare, and PBM plans, among others. The company offers a variety of unique data and marketing solutions for the pharmaceutica...

Vivacare Expands Patient Education Service to Pediatricians

... By enrolling for a Vivacare account, pediatricians receive a practice-branded Patient Education Library loaded with several hundred patient handouts covering a wide variety of child health issues, including ADHD, asthma , eczema, otitis media (ear infections) and vaccinations. Pediatricians can further cus...

North Memorial Health Care and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Reach Contract Agreement for Clinics

...ilability of health services for the people of Minnesota. A nonprofit, taxable organization, Blue Cross is the largest health plan based in Minnesota, covering 2.8 million members in Minnesota and nationally through its health plans or plans administered by its affiliated companies. Blue Cross and Blue Shield...

The Community Oncology Alliance Responds to President Obama's Press Conference Comments Regarding Cancer Patients

... crisis. Though it urgently needs to be fixed, we pray that reform is not forced through to meet a schedule, but thought through to meet the needs of covering costs to save the lives of cancer patients. "In last night's press conference, President Obama mentioned the plight of cancer patients. As ...

Introducing Healthspottr: The New Voice of Healthcare Innovation

...g Healthspottr , a weekly web digest devoted to covering the ideas, technologies, business models and indiv...almost 1000 blogs and news media outlets currently covering healthcare today," said Carleen Hawn, co-founder a...es as editor, has more than 12-years of experience covering technology and business for magazines such as For...

Pelosi Remarks at Press Conference Today on Health Care Reform and Medical Costs

...ds his debt each month but, he says, "I can't even make a dent." Under health insurance reform, small businesses will have better options for covering their employees like Vernon through the Health Insurance Exchange. There won't be a need to use waiting periods or high deductibles to make the health...
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