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Obama White House Can Save $3.7 Trillion and Extend Lifespan 29+ Years, Predicts Revolutionary A4M Healthcare Plan

CHICAGO, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M; www.worldhealth.net), the world's largest scientific/medical society dedicated to advancing research and clinical pursuits that enhance the quality, and extend the quantity, of the human lifespan, unveils ...

Therapy should extend beyond childhood

By systematically analysing MRI changes occuring in the brains of children with the metabolic disease glutaric aciduria type I researchers at Heidelberg University Hospital have succeeded for the first time in demonstrating reversible and permanent brain damage as well as elucidating its temporal ...

Nexavar in Combination with Chemotherapy Shown to Extend Progression-Free Survival in Patients with Advanced Breast Cancer

WAYNE, N.J. and EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals and Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX ) today announced that their first cooperative group-sponsored randomized Phase 2 trial in advanced metastatic breast cancer met...

JACQUES Initiative Joins Maryland AIDS Administration to Extend HIV Testing to the Faith-Based Community

Project SHALEM: Partnering with the Faith-Based Community to Test in a 'Safe Place' BALTIMORE, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the JACQUES Initiative, a program of the Institute of Human Virology (IHV) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, in partnershi...

JACQUES Initiative Joins Maryland AIDS Administration to Extend HIV Testing to the Faith-Based Community

Project SHALEM: Partnering with the Faith-Based Community to Test in a 'Safe Place' BALTIMORE, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the JACQUES Initiative, a program of the Institute of Human Virology (IHV) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, in partnershi...

Extra Helpings of Vegetables, Olive Oil May Extend Life

Not all items on the Mediterranean diet are equally beneficial, study shows,, WEDNESDAY, June 24 (HealthDay News) -- Some components of a Mediterranean diet may be more vital to good health than others, a new report suggests. A study from researchers at the University of Athens Medi...

Abbott and AstraZeneca Extend Relationship to Include Co-Promotion of TRILIPIX(R) (fenofibric acid)

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT ) and AstraZeneca announced today that they have entered into an agreement for AstraZeneca to co-promote Abbott's TRILIPIX(R) (fenofibric acid), a medication for use alone or in combination with a statin to treat certain l...

Artificial liver may extend lives

NEW YORK (May 26, 2009) -- The first artificial organ for liver patients that uses immortalized human liver cells, the Extracorporeal Liver Assist Device, or ELAD, is a bedside system that treats blood plasma, metabolizing toxins and synthesizing proteins just like a real liver does. NewYork-Pr...

Drug May Extend Life When Breast Cancer Spreads

Study funded by pharmaceutical company finds benefits in Abraxane,,,, TUESDAY, May 26 (HealthDay News) -- A new study affirms that the chemotherapy drug Abraxane is more effective, with less troublesome side effects, than the current drug of choice for metastatic breast cancer. When...

Ziehm Imaging and BrainLAB Extend Partnership for Intra-Operative 3D Imaging and Computer Assisted Surgery (CAS) to North America

WESTCHESTER, Ill., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Ziehm Imaging, a provider of mobile imaging solutions for healthcare, and BrainLAB, a manufacturer of software-driven systems for targeted, less-invasive medical treatments, announced today they have extended their development and marketing agreement for th...

Using Public Relations to Launch, Grow and Extend Your Brands

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Though Public Relations has long been used as a marketing tool by the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, its ability to reach the consumer has never been greater. New technologies and market changes have greatly expanded the reach and potential...

Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia and News/Talk 750 WSB Extend Prostate Proactivity Campaign

Radiotherapy Clinics of Georgia and News/Talk 750 WSB are teaming up to extend the Prostate Proactivity Campaign. The metro-Atlanta campaign has been extended to include a screening event Saturday, February 28, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Kroger located at 540 Lakeland Plaza in Cumming, GA. ...

National Patient Advocate Foundation Applauds Congress' and President Obama's Decision to Extend Health Coverage to Four Million Uninsured Children

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF) -- a national, non-profit organization dedicated to the mission of creating avenues of improved patient access to health care through public policy reform at the state and federal levels -- today praise...

Gen-Probe and Novartis Agree to Extend and Expand Blood Screening Collaboration

- Companies Will Work Together to Protect World's Supply of Donated Blood from Infectious Diseases Until 2025 - Partners Anticipate Continued Expansion into New Global Markets and Development of Innovative New Products, Including Next-Generation PANTHER Instrument - Companies Also Plan E...

The Endovascular Forum, Inc. and the Society of Interventional Radiology Partner to Extend the Clinical Influence of Electronic Medical Care Advancement Through Communities of Practice Designed to Deepen the Conversation of Clinical Experience and Advance

BOSTON, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Endovascular Forum, Inc. (EVF), an IC Sciences Company, and its partner the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) announce a collaboration that shares a common vision of advancing the EVF Communities of Practice (CoP) goals of reconstructing clinical experie...

Health Systems Solutions and Emageon Extend Merger Closing

NEW YORK and BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Health Systems Solutions, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: HSSO) and Emageon Inc. (Nasdaq: EMAG ) today announced that they have agreed to extend the closing date for their pending merger to February 11, 2009. "We are pleased t...

GSI Commerce and GNC Corporation Extend E-Commerce Agreement Through 2017

Marketing Services Added and gsi interactive Named as Digital Marketing Agency of Record KING OF PRUSSIA and PITTSBURGH, Pa., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GSI Commerce Inc. (Nasdaq: GSIC ), a leading provider of e-commerce and multichannel solutions, today announced a multiyear ext...

The Endovascular Forum, Inc. and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Partner to Extend the Influence of Electronic Medical Care Innovation to Cardiovascular Medicine Through www.EndoVascular.Org, a Global, Multi-disciplinary Care

BOSTON, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Endovascular Forum, Inc. (EVF), an IC Sciences Company, and its partner the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), announced a collaboration to accelerate the influence of Electronic Medical Care Advancement for complex clinical skills ...

Religion May Help Extend Your Life

Regular attendance is key, researchers say, but they don't know why,,,, WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Attending a weekly religious service, regardless of your faith, may lower your risk of death by 20 percent compared to people who don't attend services, researchers are report...

Vivisimo Helps OnMedica Deliver Personalized Search and Extend Social Search to Public-Facing Health Portal

OnMedica Provides Premium Information Accessibility and Findability with Flexibility of Vivisimo's Velocity Search Platform PITTSBURGH, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Providing a powerful new level of social and personalized search for medical website OnMedica, Vivisimo (vivisimo.com), a leader ...

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and Care New England Reach Agreement to Extend Network Participation

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) and Care New England (CNE) today announced that an agreement has been reached to extend CNE participation in the BCBSRI network until March 31, 2009. This means that BCBSRI members will continue to have...

MBF Healthcare Acquisition Corp. Amends Stock Purchase Agreement With Critical Homecare Solutions Holdings, Inc. to Extend Termination Date to October 31, 2008

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MBF Healthcare Acquisition Corp. (Amex: MBH ), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, announced today the amendment of the Stock Purchase Agreement for MBH's proposed acquisition of Critical Homecare Solutions Holdings, Inc...

DST Health Solutions(R) and Colorado Access Extend Agreement for Business Process Outsourcing Services

Comprehensive Outsourcing Services Help Health Plan Improve Efficiency, Reduce Administrative Costs and Focus on Business Growth BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DST Health Solutions today announced that Colorado Access has extended its agreement for business process ...

Perot Systems and Sinai Health System Extend Revenue Cycle Solutions Contract

Company to Improve Cash Recovery & Billing Efforts for Chicago Area hospitals PLANO, Texas, May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perot Systems (NYSE: PER) today announced that Sinai Health System, located in Chicago, Illinois, has extended its relationship with the ...

DST Health Solutions and Independence Blue Cross Extend Business Process Outsourcing Agreement

Business Process Outsourcing for Claims Administration Helps Leading Pennsylvania Health Insurer Reduce Costs, Increase Productivity BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DST Health Solutions today announced an extension of its agreement with Independence Blue Cross, a leadin...

Hahnemann University Hospital and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children Extend Current Agreement With Independence Blue Cross

PHILADELPHIA, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hahnemann University Hospital, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children and Independence Blue Cross (IBC) announced today that they have reached agreement in principle on terms of new contracts. They have extended their current agreements whi...

Kidney Care Community Applauds National Taxpayers Union's Endorsement of Medicare Reforms to Extend Patient Private Health Insurance Coverage; Calls Proposal 'Common Sense Coverage Reform'

In Letter to Senate Finance Committee, Taxpayers Union Says Extending Private Coverage for Dialysis Patients from 30 to 60 Months is Key to Improving Care and Generating Taxpayer Savings WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kidney Care Partners (KCP) - an alliance of patient adv...

Health Plans Highlight Value of Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plans; Urge Congress to Extend Program

AHIP releases new Medicare Advantage innovations book WASHINGTON, April 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a briefing today on Capitol Hill hosted by America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), health plans showcased the value Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plans (SNP) provide to the most ...

Tackling depression in cancer patients can extend life

A study recommended by David Spiegel of Faculty of 1000 Medicine ( www.f1000medicine.com ), looks at the relationship between depression care management and survival rates in older patients. He identifies it as an important and well-conducted study of the effects of treatment of depression on surv...

Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Amerinet Extend Contrast Media Agreement

Magnevist(R) and Ultravist(R) are part of Amerinet's Portfolio of Contracted Contrast Media WAYNE, N.J., April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc., a leader in diagnostic imaging, announced today that the company has been awarded a two-year co...

Perot Systems and Harvard Pilgrim Extend IT and Business Process Service Relationship

Thirteen-Year, $1 Billion Contract Extension to produce $150 million of Administrative Cost Savings for Harvard Pilgrim Over the Life of the Agreement PLANO, Texas, April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perot Systems Corporation (NYSE: PER ) and Harvard Pilgri...

Linkwell Corp to File to Extend Filing Date for 2007 Form 10-K

SHANGHAI, China, March 31 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Linkwell Corporation (Linkwell) (OTC Bulletin Board: LWLL), a leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of healthcare related disinfectants in China, announced today that it will file a Form 12b-25 with the Securities and Exchang...

CVS/pharmacy and the National Council on Aging Extend 'Prescription for Better Health' Partnership

Joint program provides improved access to health education and benefits for seniors in communities across America WASHINGTON, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Aging in America Conference today in Washington, D.C., CVS/pharmacy and the National Council on Aging (NCOA) announced a t...

Galderma Pharma, S.A. and ZARS Pharma, Inc. Extend Agreement to Cover Worldwide Rights for Pliaglis(TM)

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, March 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Galderma Pharma, S.A. announces an agreement with ZARS Pharma, Inc. giving Galderma exclusive rights for all markets outside the USA and Canada for promotion and distribution of a novel topical anesthetic cream. This partnership follows an agreeme...

Conseco Files to Formally Extend Due Date for Annual Report on Form 10-K to March 17 and Reschedules Earnings Release and Investor Call

CARMEL, Ind., March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a filing with the SEC yesterday, Conseco, Inc. (NYSE: CNO ), formally extended the due date of its Annual Report on Form 10-K to March 17, 2008. In the Form 12b-25 filing, the Company said it has not yet finalized its December 31, 2007 financ...

Pennsylvania Corrections Department to Extend Medical Contract, Save $55 Million

Extension Allows Continuity of Medical Care, Upgraded Medical Records System HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To save taxpayers $55 million and safeguard the continuity of medical care for Pennsylvania's 46,000 inmates, the Department of Corrections and its medical cont...

Gentiva(R) Health Services and CIGNA HealthCare Extend National Homecare Contract Through January 31, 2011

MELVILLE, N.Y., Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gentiva Health Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTIV ), the nation's leading provider of comprehensive home health services, announced today that its CareCentrix(R) ancillary care benefit management unit has signed an extension of its current national h...

Kidney Care Community Voices Support for President's Proposal to Extend Medicare's Secondary Payer (MSP), Urges Administration to Work Closely with Community if Bundled Payment is Implemented

Kidney Community Sees MSP Extension as Positive Move to Benefit Patients, Taxpayers and Medicare ESRD Benefit WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- In response to the President's 2009 Budget Proposal, Kidney Care Partners (KCP) -- an alliance of patient advocates, dialysis profess...

Health Dialog and Independence Blue Cross Extend Relationship, Expand Services

Five-Year Renewal Agreement Reflects Continued Investment in Better Health Outcomes, Reduced Costs PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Dialog and Independence Blue Cross today announced an agreement to renew their four-year services agreement and expand their rel...

Wyeth and Teva Pharmaceuticals Extend the Standstill Period Relating to Teva's Launch of Generic Pantoprazole

- Settlement Possible; Significant Obstacles Remain - COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ), announced today that it has agreed with Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. to extend the standstill period previously announ...
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