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FDA extends review of Pennsaid(R) diclofenac sodium topical solution

ST. LOUIS and MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Covidien (NYSE: COV ), a leading global provider of healthcare products, and Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX:NRI), a Canadian drug development company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has set a new action date...

NutraCea Announces Additions to Management Team; Chief Operating Officer Extends Employment Contract

PHOENIX, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NutraCea (OTC: NTRZ), a world leader in stabilized rice bran (SRB), nutrient research and technology, today announced three key personnel moves to further support and strengthen the management team of the Company. Leo Gingras, Chi...

Booth Radiology Extends and Elevates Partnership With AMICAS

BOSTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMICAS, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMCS ), a leader in image and information management solutions, today announced a new contract with Booth Radiology (West Deptford, NJ). This agreement will allow Booth Radiology to use the AMICAS ONE Suite(TM) as its end-...

Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. Amends Terms and Extends Deadlines for Previously Announced Cash Tender Offers for Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes and Senior Subordinated Notes

NEW YORK, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Duane Reade Inc. and Duane Reade (collectively, the "Issuers"), have amended the terms of their previously announced offers to purchase for cash (i) their Senior Secured Floating R...

CareTech Extends IT Outsourcing Contract with The Christ Hospital

TROY, Mich., July 22 /PRNewswire/ --CareTech Solutions ( www.caretechsolutions.com ), an information technology (IT) and Web products and services provider for hospitals and health systems, announced today it has signed a five-year renewal agreement to continue providing The Christ Hospit...

NCI Renews Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Support Grant, Extends Comprehensive Status

ROCHESTER, Minn., July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center (MCCC) received an additional five years of National Cancer Institute (NCI) funding and re-designation as a comprehensive cancer center, according to Robert Diasio, M.D. , the center's director. Mayo Clinic has th...

NCI renews Mayo Clinic Cancer Center support grant, extends comprehensive status

ROCHESTER, Minn. -- The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center (MCCC) received an additional five years of National Cancer Institute (NCI) funding and re-designation as a comprehensive cancer center, according to Robert Diasio, M.D. , the center's director. Mayo Clinic has the only NCI-designated comprehens...

MasterCard Extends Agreement With OptumHealth

PURCHASE, N.Y., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- MasterCard Worldwide today announced a multi-year contract extension with OptumHealth Inc.'s OptumHealth Bank to issue MasterCard cards for health savings accounts (HSAs), flexible spending accounts (FSAs) and health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs), inc...

Gentiva(R) Health Services Acquisition Extends Certificate-of-Need Coverage in West Virginia

ATLANTA, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gentiva Health Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTIV ), a leading provider of comprehensive home health services, announced today that it has purchased the assets of a homecare operation from the Nicholas County Commission on behalf of the Nicholas County Board o...

Cellular Technology Extends the Boundaries of E-healthcare, Says Frost & Sullivan

LONDON, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Wireless technologies has been of immense value to medical practitioners, enabling them to increase productivity and improve the availability of quality healthcare globally. However, while mobile technology undoubtedly adds value to healthcare, the question is wheth...

American Heart Association Extends Sympathy to Family of Singer Michael Jackson

DALLAS, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Volunteers and staff of the American Heart Association extend their sympathy to the family and friends of singer Michael Jackson who died suddenly today. "It's a shame when someone his age dies so suddenly," said Clyde Yancy, M.D., president of the...

Chem Rx Corporation Extends Short-Term Forbearance Agreements with Lenders

LONG BEACH, N.Y., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chem Rx Corporation (Pink Sheets: CHRX, CHRXU, CHRXW), a leading provider of institutional pharmacy services, today announced that it has extended its short-term forbearance agreements with the requisite lenders under its two primary credit facil...

NxStage Extends Supply Agreement with B. Braun Medical Inc. to Include Streamline(R) Technology

LAWRENCE, Mass., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NxStage Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM ), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today announced that its Medisystems in-center business has completed development of the new Streamline blood tubing sets for use on the B. Braun Dialo...

DaVita Extends Lease to Maintain Strong Business Presence in Tacoma

FORTUNE 500 Company Signs New Leases Keeping Nearly 900 Jobs in the City TACOMA, Wash., May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA ), a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD), today announced it has completed negotiations ...

FDA Extends Review Timeline for STELARA(TM) (ustekinumab) Biologic License Application by Three Months

HORSHAM, Pa., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Centocor Ortho Biotech Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended by three months the review timeline for the Biologic License Application (BLA) for STELARA(TM) (ustekinumab) to provide time for a full review of an amendm...

GSK Extends Strategic Collaboration with Aspen

- GSK to acquire 16% shareholding in Aspen in exchange for transfer of specialist products and manufacturing facility in Bad Oldesloe, Germany - Activities combined in Sub-Saharan Africa (including South Africa ) LONDON, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) ...

BD Extends Decade-Long Support for UNICEF's Campaign to Eliminate Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus

Model Collaboration and Mother's Day Challenge Grant Demonstrate Effectiveness of Public-Private Partnerships to Address Unmet Global Health Needs NEW YORK, and FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Two days before Mother's Day, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading gl...

IH Systems Extends Global Reach into South Korean Medical Device Market

www.intelligenthospitals.com WINNIPEG, May 5 /PRNewswire/ - Medical device company, Intelligent Hospital Systems (IH Systems), has entered into an agreement with the South Korean pharmacy application specialists, Daeiltech ( www.daeiltech.co.kr ), based in Seoul. Da...

Frontier Airlines Extends Mexico Travel Policy for Customers With Concerns About Swine Flu

Additional flexibility for customers scheduled to travel through May 16 DENVER, April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In response to customer concerns about the presence of the Swine Flu virus in parts of Mexico, Frontier Airlines has put the following travel policy guidelines into place for al...

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Extends Action Date for Inhaled Treprostinil (Tyvaso) New Drug Application by Three Months

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United Therapeutics Corporation (Nasdaq: UTHR ) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will require additional time to complete its review of the New Drug Application (NDA) for Tyvaso(TM) (inhaled treprostinil). In...

Sun Pharmaceutical Extends Tender Offer for Taro

MUMBAI, India, April 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Reuters: SUN.BO, Bloomberg: SUNP IN, NSE: SUN PHARMA, BSE: 524715) today announced its subsidiary, Alkaloida Chemical Company Exclusive Group Ltd. (Alkaloida), has extended the Expiration Date of the Tender Offer...

Home-Based Program Extends Seniors' Lives

Combo of physical therapy, household changes added 3.5 years on average, study found TUESDAY, April 7 (HealthDay News) -- A home-based program for seniors that includes occupational and physical therapy, as well as some minor home modifications, can help people live longer, new researc...

CVS Caremark Extends Google Health Partnership Enabling CVS/pharmacy Customers to Add Prescription Information to Personal Health Records

Customers can now securely download their prescription history from cvs.com to their Google Health Account WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark today announced the expansion of its partnership with Google Health by providing CVS/pharmacy customers the ability to securely dow...

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Extends Real-Time Asset Tracking and Automated Charge Capture to their New Patient Pavilion

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- "The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency." ~...

FEMA Extends Formaldehyde Testing Contract with Bureau Veritas

NEW ORLEANS, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has extended its existing contract with Bureau Veritas North America for a period of six months to continue the formaldehyde testing of temporary housing units (THUs) in Louisia...

tw telecom Extends Portland Area Network Into Tualatin and Lake Oswego Business Districts

- Network extension provides easier access to more than 1000 additional businesses - Body Imaging Radiology and Pacific Breast Center to access tw telecom's local and national network PORTLAND, Ore., March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- tw telecom , (Nasdaq: TWTC ), a leading provider o...

VeriFone eHealth Initiative Extends German Market Presence

Leader in US Health Payments Market Since 1995 Targets Burgeoning German Demand for Healthcard Systems and Expertise SAN JOSE, Calif., March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VeriFone Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PAY ) today announced a new initiative designed to meet growing demand in Germany for ele...

Sun Pharmaceutical Extends Tender Offer for Taro

MUMBAI, India, March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Reuters: SUN.BO, Bloomberg: SUNP IN, NSE: SUN PHARMA, BSE: 524715) today announced its subsidiary, Alkaloida Chemical Company Exclusive Group Ltd. (Alkaloida), has extended the Expiration Date of the Tender Offer for the p...

HealthEquity, Inc. Extends Industry Leadership with Appointment of New Chairman

Jon Kessler, Longtime Consumer Directed Benefits Industry Leader, Joins HealthEquity Board of Directors Draper, Utah (PRWEB) March 19, 2009 -- HealthEquity, Inc. announced today that Jon Kessler, founder and former CEO of WageWorks, is joining its management team and ...

Giant Food Extends Its Free Antibiotic Prescription Program Through July 11, 2009

Company Working with the CDC to Educate Customers on Antibiotics LANDOVER, Md., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Giant Food today announced plans to extend its free antibiotic program through July 11, 2009. The Company, which operates stores in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and the District of Colum...

Cardinal Health Extends Radiopharmaceutical Manufacturing Network to Nebraska

New Omaha facility to help advance the early diagnosis and treatment of disease DUBLIN, Ohio, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardinal Health, a global provider of products and services that improve the safety and productivity of health care, today announced that it has opened a new facili...

Stereotaxis Extends Its Credit Facility With Silicon Valley Bank

ST. LOUIS, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stereotaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq: STXS ) today announced that it has extended its credit facility with Silicon Valley Bank, a member company of SVB Financial Group (Nasdaq: SIVB ). Under the new agreement, which matures on March 31, 2010, the Company...

CUTCO Cutlery Extends Its Support of Go Red For Women

OLEAN, N.Y., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a successful two-year campaign of support for the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women movement, CUTCO Cutlery has announced that it is extending its support for another year. From March 2007 to March 2009, CUTCO donated more than $274,...

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust extends patient care benefits of BigHand Digital Dictation

BigHand has today announced that Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust is to extend its use of the BigHand digital dictation workflow system, further enhancing the Trust's ability to deliver first class patient care across a number of specialties. The success of replacing tape dictation equip...

Roche Increases Offer Price for Genentech Shares to US$ 93.00 per Share and Extends Offer

BASEL, Switzerland, March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SWX: ROG.VX; RO.S) announced today that it has increased its offer price for all outstanding publicly-held shares of Genentech (NYSE: DNA ) to US$ 93.00 per share and extended the offer to 12:00 midnight, New York City time, on Friday, March 20,...

Brookdale Amends and Extends Corporate Line of Credit

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD ) announced today that the Company and its lenders have entered into a Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement. The amended credit agreement consists of a $230 million revolving loan facility and ma...

GE Healthcare Extends Leading Web-Based Imaging Solutions to Asia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- GE Healthcare, a leading provider of information technology, today unveiled a suite of Centricity solutions targeted for hospitals and outpatient imaging centers. Building on Centricity's business process and advanced clinical capabilities, ...

Video: The MDS Foundation Says Published Data Confirms VIDAZA(R) Significantly Extends Survival in Patients with the Malignant Condition MDS

VIDAZA Restores Gene Function to Double Survival and Increase Transfusion Independence CROSSWICKS, N.J., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Foundation says data published in the peer reviewed medical journal The Lancet Oncology confirms VIDAZA extends survival f...

The Female Health Company Expands and Extends Its Stock Repurchase Program

CHICAGO, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Female Health Company (NYSE Alternext: FHC) announced today that its stock repurchase program has been expanded to 3,000,000 shares and extended until December 31, 2010. The program was initiated in January 2007 to repurchase up to 1,000,000 shares of...

Lumension Expands Global Footprint, Extends Leadership in Endpoint Security and Unveils New Brand Identity

Solid 30 Percent Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth, Key Customer and Partner Wins Drive Strong 2008 Year End Results Scottsdale, Ariz. (PRWEB) February 4, 2009 -- Despite an economic environment that has proven to be a challenge for businesses large and small, the high-tech...
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