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Global Med Technologies(R), Inc. Licenses Its Leading European Blood and Laboratory Solutions to Homburg, Germany Clinic Blood Center

The University of Saarland Clinic Blood Center Chooses Inlog's EdgeBlood and EdgeLab to Manage Its Blood Bank and Laboratory DENVER, April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Med Technologies, Inc. ("Global Med" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: GLOB), an international healthcare informat...

Novel tuberculosis vaccine in Germany in clinical phase

For the first time in more than 80 years a promising live vaccine against tuberculosis has passed into the clinical phase in Germany: Since Monday of this week the new vaccine, which goes by the designation "VPM1002", has begun safety testing on volunteers in a Phase I clinical trial in Neuss, Ger...

Heparin Problems Reported in Germany

Adverse reactions similar to those in U.S., but product source is different, FDA says,,,, THURSDAY, March 6 (HealthDay News) -- German health officials reported Thursday almost 100 cases of allergic reactions to heparin, a blood-thinning drug that has been blamed for hundreds of allerg...

Genzyme and Bayer Schering Pharma AG, Germany to Present New Data on Alemtuzumab in Multiple Sclerosis at ECTRIMS

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and BERLIN /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genzyme Corporation and Bayer Schering Pharma AG, Germany announce that important, new clinical data will be presented this weekend from two studies regarding alemtuzumab use in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) at the 23rd Congress of ...

American Investors Highlight Successes in Eastern Germany

CHICAGO, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Germany remains an attractive investment location for North American companies, driven by the eastern federal states. This is in large part due to the robust high-tech industries and continuing growth potential despite the economic crisis. American investor int...

ARCADIS Awarded First PPP Hospital Project in Germany

ARNHEM, The Netherlands, April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international consulting, design, planning, engineering, and management services company today said that together with Stein Projektmanagement it has been awarded a contract for project management and te...

Ellex Commences Direct Sales in Germany

ADELAIDE, Australia, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellex Medical Lasers Limited (ASX: ELX) today announced another step in expanding its global reach with the establishment of a direct sales channel in Germany -- Ellex Deutschland GmbH. To be formally launched at the European Society of Cataract ...

Increased risk of myocardial infarction and diabetes in East Germany

More people suffer from overweight, high blood pressure and metabolic disturbances in East Germany than in West Germany. This is the result of a study with almost 36 000 patients, published in the current edition of the Deutsches rzteblatt International (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2008; 105[12]: 207-13). ...

Specialty European Pharma launches plenaxis in Germany

London, 26 February. Speciality European Pharma (SEP) today announced the launch of Plenaxis® in Germany. Plenaxis® is used to treat advanced and metastatic hormone responsive prostate cancer and it causes a rapid and sustained decline in testosterone levels, thereby giving quick control ...

Recently discovered virus associated with pediatric respiratory tract infection in Germany

November 20, 2007Using a rapid, sensitive, and inexpensive diagnostic tool called MassTag PCR, scientists at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Healths Center for Infection and Immunity implicated a new human rhinovirus as the cause of severe pediatric respiratory tract infections in Eur...

Beards Are Back In Germany With A Bang!

Growing beard, which was considered out of fashion for years, is back in Germany. Wherever one looks, young men or those who think they are in touch with fashion are growing// beards again, much to the dismay of beard purists or fashion advisors. Cultural expert and author Mercedes Bunz was on...

New Bird Flu Cases In Germany Prompts Massive Culling Of Poultry

The number of birds infected by bird flu in northwestern Germany has been steadily increasing over the past few days with figures reaching 103. // About 2 of the 103 cases were identified outside the Baltic Sea island of Ruegen, where approximately 270 volunteers and troops have been involved in co...

Birds Flu Scare Reaches Germany

The discovery by a young boy of 22 dead geese at a pond in western Germany has raised fears that avian flu// may have already found its way into the country, though officials are urging the public to remain calm. Firemen from the town of Neuwied wore biological protection suits to scoop up the ...

First Crossover Kidney Transplantation In Germany

In a major development in Germany since the 2003,ruling by the Federal Social Court laying the way for the recent// introduction of crossover transplantation, German surgeons have performed a cross over transplantation very recently in Hamburg and Essen, Germany after a court ruling making the pr...

Embryo Protection Law in Germany

According to new figures presented at the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, Instead of preserving life , Germanys embryo protection law has had the unintended consequence of increasing the number of foetuses killed after fertility treatment. The German embryo protectio...

Dozens More H5N1 Bird Flu Cases in Germany

German authorities on Thursday reported 38 new cases of the feared H5N1 strain of bird flu which can kill huamns in the country's east . The regional authorities in Sangerhausen in the state of Saxony-Anhalt said 38 dead birds found on the shores of an artificial lake near the town of Kelbr...

Six Cases of H5N1 Bird Flu Confirmed in Germany

Six wild birds in Germany have died of the feared H5N1 strain of bird flu, a German institute said on Sunday. Six out of a total of 14 birds tested positive for the H5N1 strain of the virus, the Friedrich Loeffler Institute institute said. A health official, Katja Guenther, said earl...

Zoo Animal Succumbs to Avian Influenza in Germany

The death of a zoo animal, an Australian black swan, in Germany following infection with avian influenza virus has created shock waves among animal-lovers.// So far bird flu had only killed wild animals and farm poultry in Germany. Therefore the death of the Australian black swan at Dresden Z...

Indian-Born Doctor Diddy Shines In Germany

It's been a long haul from a medical college here to Essen, but Rajeev Diddy has made a seamless transition, becoming the only Indian-born radiologist// licensed to privately practise in the German city - and picking up four MD certifications in his specialty along the way. He sees up to 100 p...

Health Industry On An Upward Swing In Germany

Health products in Germany has grown in leaps and bounds as more and more health conscious Germans are willing to spend lavishly, be it for wellness//, sport, vitality or anti-ageing. The present trend has led to a booming $87-billion market for health products in the country. According to expe...

Poultry Ordered Indoors Following Bird Flu Suspicion In Germany

Reports of positive bird flu infection in wild swans have been reported by Germany and Austria. In response to the H5N1 virus detection, // the German government has ordered that all domestic poultry be moved indoors. Four other European nations have reported outbreaks this week and the dise...

Indian Doctor Establishes His Name In Germany

Indian radiologist Rajeev Diddy is the only doctor of Indian origin to receive a license to practice privately in Germany’s Essen City. He also has MD certifications to his credit. He sees as many as 100 patients per day starting from 7:30 am, and he calls it a day at 6 pm. His practice is estimate...

Nuvo Announces 2009 second quarter financial results

...blicly traded, Canadian pharmaceutical company headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, with manufacturing facilities in Varennes, Quebec and Wanzleben, germany and a research and development center in San Diego, California. For more information, please visit www.nuvoresearch.com . These forward-looking ...

Sunrise Reports Financial Results for Second-Quarter 2009

...maturity date of the Bank Credit Facility. germany As previously announced, Sunrise has stand...ated 415 communities in the United States, Canada, germany and the United Kingdom, with a combined unit capac...tcy proceeding; the Company's ability to sell its germany communities and settle the related debt within a r...

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

...blicly traded, Canadian pharmaceutical company headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, with manufacturing facilities in Varennes, Quebec and Wanzleben, germany and a research and development Center in San Diego, California. For more information, please visit www.nuvoresearch.com . Pennsaid(R) is a trademark ...

Journal of Clinical Oncology Publishes TREANDA Study Demonstrating Significant Improvement in Overall Response and Progression-Free Survival in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

...n," said Prof. Wolfgang Knauf, Onkologische Gemeinschaftspraxis, Frankfurt, germany and lead investigator of this study. "Treatment options are limited for th...d GmbH. Bendamustine HCl, the active ingredient in TREANDA, is marketed in germany by Astellas' licensee, Mundipharma International Corporation Limited. In G...

Synthetic biology -- opportunities and risks

...s. The statement was subsequently passed by the Executive Committees of the three organisations and defines five spheres of activity to outline how germany can best profit from the potential offered by synthetic biology. These five spheres of activity are: the strengthening of basic research the bun...

STAAR Surgical Generates Cash From Operations During Second Quarter

...ith 2008 and 12% sequentially. Units in Japan increased by 5% and units in germany by 4% during the quarter. U.S. IOL sales were flat compared to the se... United States $4,153 $5,198 -20% $8,391 $9,722 -14% germany 5,959 6,976 -15% 12,084 13,416 -10% Japan ...

Genes key to staph disease severity, drug resistance found hitchhiking together

...Diseases (NIAID), a component of the National Institutes of Health, led the study. They collaborated with researchers at the University of Tubingen in germany and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. "The discovery that bundled genes determine virulence and antimicrobial resistance sugg...

FDA Approves TYVASO (Treprostinil) Inhalation Solution for the Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

...tion," said Martine Rothblatt, Ph.D., United Therapeutics' Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "I want to specially recognize Drs. Werner Seeger of germany and Lew Rubin of the United States for their critical pioneering efforts in making this new therapy possible. TYVASO epitomizes the hopes and dreams w...

Therapy should extend beyond childhood

...op of blood taken from the heel- is carried out in germany for all newborns. The diagnosis after birth is the...100,000 newborns annually Newborn screening in germany is carried out to detect glutaric aciduria type I ...0,000 newborns annually. The current guidelines in germany and three other European countries for the diagnos...

Established Medical Sub-Component Manufacturer Achieves ISO 13485 Certification

...global provider with facilities in Avon, Connecticut; Carrollton, Georgia; Somerset, New Jersey; and Sturbridge, Massachusetts, as well as in Denmark, germany and Russia. For more information, please visit www.ofsoptics.com . About OFS, Specialty Photonics Division OFS, Specialty Photoni...

Hard to Treat Diseases (HTDS) To Re Release European TV Segment In N. America For Potential Treatment Of MS

...that end we have hired a liaison contact person, Dr. Ivana Gadjanski. Ivana comes highly qualified to us. She is a PhD. She has recently returned from germany where she finished her PhD studies and got her PhD diploma, and now is a part of our team. Also, she is an assistant professor at the State University...

Itanium Solutions Alliance Selects Sweden's Kiwok as the 2009 Innovation Awards Winner for Humanitarian Impact

...e previous system. Karlsruhe University's United Airways project in germany used Itanium-based HP hardware to analyze the interaction of the human nose...ty of Basel in Switzerland and the Braunschweig University of Technology in germany were also involved in these large-scale numerical experiments performed on ...

Lutonix, Inc. Announces First Patient Enrollments in Three Separate Clinical Trials

...ssess endpoints out to two years. Study Principal Investigator Prof. Dierk Scheinert, Director of Angiology at the Park-Krankenhaus in Leipzig, germany states, "The initiation of the LEVANT I study is a major milestone and I am honored to lead such an outstanding group of physician investigators." Pr...

United States Patent Office Issues Decision in Re-examination Proceedings

...on in this marketplace would bring value to customers and ultimately help physicians and their patients. Our position has been validated by courts in germany and the United Kingdom, which revoked KCI's European counterpart patent in lawsuits KCI brought against Smith & Nephew in those countries, and we ...

Next-Generation Hemostatic Dressing Available for Military Emergencies

...ized Human Plasma and NanospiderTM technologies. HemCon is headquartered in Portland, Ore., with additional commercial operations in Ireland; England; germany and the Czech Republic. For more information, please visit www.hemcon.com . 1 Data from the ChitoGauze FDA submission is available for review fro...

Next-Generation Hemostatic Dressing Available for Military Emergencies

...ized Human Plasma and NanospiderTM technologies. HemCon is headquartered in Portland, Ore., with additional commercial operations in Ireland; England; germany and the Czech Republic. For more information, please visit www.hemcon.com . 1 Data from the ChitoGauze FDA submission is available for review fro...

Apieron, Inc. Files Infringement Complaint Against Aerocrine AB, Aerocrine AG and Mr. Magnus Pelles

...omplaint against Aerocine AB , Solna, Sweden, Aerocrine AG , Bad Homburg, germany and Mr. Mangus Pelles, Usingen, germany in the Regional Court of Mannheim, Germany. Apieron, makers of the Insight(...

Sartorius Stedim Biotech Partners With Cell Culture Media Specialist SAFC Biosciences(R) to Provide World-Class Fluid Management and Liquid/Powder System Solutions

...s customized manufacturing solutions for upstream and downstream processing and moves the 'disposable factory' closer to reality GOETTINGEN, germany and ST. LOUIS, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sartorius Stedim Biotech (Euronext: DIM), and SAFC Biosciences, a business segment of SAFC and member...
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