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Canada Grants PLC Systems First Patent for RenalGuard(R)

FRANKLIN, Mass., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PLC Systems Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PLCSF), a company focused on innovative cardiac and vascular medical device-based technologies, today announced it has been issued a patent for the real-time fluid balancing capabilities provided by ...

Renaissance Grants $3,000 to the Florida Dental Association to Present Oral Health Workshops for the Vulnerable Elderly

DAVIE, Fla., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to improve the oral health of Florida's elderly population, Renaissance Health Service Corporation (RHSC) granted $3,000 to help fund the Florida Dental Association's (FDA) dental health traveling seminar -- Oral Health Education...

Fraternal Order of Eagles Award $630,000 in Grants at International Convention

RENO, Nev., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fraternal Order of Eagles ( FOE ) presented $630,000 to organizations across North America this week as part of the 2009 FOE International Convention in Reno. The Eagles, founded in 1898 and known for their philanthropy outreach, donate over $100 ...

American Society of Hematology awards grants to encourage novel medical training programs

(WASHINGTON, July 13, 2009) The American Society of Hematology (ASH) announces that Ellis J. Neufeld, MD, PhD, of Harvard Medical School, Thomas Shea, MD, of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Alvin Schmaier, MD, of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, will each receive ASH...

AMA Grants New Category III CPT Code to Premier Heart's Multifunction CardioGram(TM) (MCG)

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Premier Heart, LLC today announced that the CPT Editorial Panel of the American Medical Association has granted a CPT Category III code to Premier Heart's Multifunction CardioGram (TM) (MCG) system. MCG is the World's first Internet based...

Blue Cross Foundation Grants Focus on Improving Immigrant Health

EAGAN, Minn., July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation recently awarded $290,000 in grants under its Healthy Together: Creating Community with New Americans initiative . The Healthy Together initiative promotes the mental health and social ad...

Lupus Foundation of America Accepting Letters of Intent for Research Grants on Adult Stem Cell Research and Health-Related Quality of Life in Pediatric Lupus

WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America, Inc. (LFA) is accepting letters of intent until July 13 for grants to advance adult stem cell transplantation research in humans as a treatment for lupus, and to better understand pediatric lupus features and societal f...

Photos: $8 Million in Asthma Research Grants Awarded to 12 Scientists

SAN FRANCISCO, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Marion O. Sandler, Chairman of the Board of the American Asthma Foundation (AAF), named twelve distinguished scientists, chosen from a pool of 327 applicants, to receive a total of $8 million in research grants. These awards are given to outstanding scientists...

Hartford grants increase support for geriatric social work training

The prestigious Hartford Doctoral Fellows and Hartford Faculty Scholars programs today awarded over $1.25 million in combined new grants to eleven researchers in the field of geriatric social work. Both programs funded by the John A. Hartford Foundation and administered by The Gerontolo...

Delaware Chancery Court Grants Galil Medical Ltd.'s Motion for Expedited Proceeding in Suit Against Endocare

YOKNEAM, Israel and PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 15, 2009, the Honorable William B. Chandler III, Chancellor for the State of Delaware, granted Galil Medical Ltd.'s motion for an expedited trial in Galil's recently-filed lawsuit against Endocare, Inc., arising out of Endo...

'One Woman Initiative' Announces First Grants to Women's Organizations in Five Nations

Year-Old USAID/State Department/Private Sector Initiative Unveils Initial Aid to Local Groups; Chair Carly Fiorina, USAID's Lisa Chiles and CAFAmerica's Saxon-Harrold Report on Progress. WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The One Woman Initiative ( http://www.OneWomanInitiativ...

Valeant Grants Schering-Plough Exclusive Option in Japan for Taribavirin in Exchange for Release of Last Right of Refusal

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (NYSE: VRX ) announced today that it has entered into an exclusive option agreement with Schering-Plough (NYSE: SGP ) for taribavirin in Japan. In exchange for the exclusive option, Schering-Plough has...

Court Grants AstraZeneca Preliminary Injunction Against Apotex in PULMICORT RESPULES Patent Litigation

WILMINGTON, Del., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On May 20, 2009, the US District Court for the District of New Jersey granted the request of AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN ) for an injunction barring Apotex (Apotex, Inc. and Apotex Corp.) from launching a generic version of AstraZeneca's PULMICORT ...

FDA Grants Approval for Use of RISPERDAL(R) CONSTA(R) as Both a Monotherapy and Adjunctive Therapy in the Maintenance Treatment of Bipolar I Disorder

RISPERDAL(R) CONSTA(R) is the First and Only Long-Acting Antipsychotic Therapy Available for Bipolar I Disorder TITUSVILLE, N.J., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen(R), Division of Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ...

Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics Announces First Contribution to OREF Grants Fund

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smith & Nephew's (NYSE: SNN ; LSE: SN) Orthopaedics business announced today it has made its first contribution to the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) for continuing medical education (CME) grants. Smith & Nephew annou...

"Farrah's Law" Grants Fawcett's Last Request

Farrah's Law backed by STOParazzi, proponent of Rihanna's Law, is now also backing which will make it much easier to prosecute individuals who leak and buy the stolen private medical information. Hollywood,CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2009 -- STOParazzi, proponent of Rihanna's L...

UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation To Award More Medical Grants for Child Health Care Needs in New Jersey

NEWARK, N.J., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- For 7-year-old Alexander, it's meant orthotics and physical therapy so he can run with minimal assistance. For 7-year-old Rebecca, it's an insulin pump for her Type 1 Diabetes. And for 2-year-old Jacob, who has cerebral palsy, it's a wheelchair. All thes...

UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation To Award More Medical Grants for Child Health Care Needs in Connecticut

HARTFORD, Conn., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- For 7-year-old Alexander, it's meant orthotics and physical therapy so he can run with minimal assistance. For 7-year-old Rebecca, it's an insulin pump for her Type 1 Diabetes. And for 2-year-old Jacob, who has cerebral palsy, it's a wheelchair. All t...

FDA Grants Priority Review Status to Prevnar 13 Marketing Application

-- Candidate vaccine designed to protect against the 13 most prevalent serotypes associated with pneumococcal disease -- COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ), announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...

Regence Foundation Grants $390,000 to Improve Health Care Safety Net

Contributions emphasize need for improved mental health services and access to care PORTLAND, Ore., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Regence Foundation announced today it awarded $390,000 to support health care safety net services in Idaho, Oregon, Utah and Washington. Five of the eight grants award...

Medical University of South Carolina Automates Grants Allocation Process with Lombardi Business Process Management Software

Medical Research University Eliminates Backlogs and Delays of Funding Grants with Teamworks BPM Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 6, 2009 -- Lombardi, a leader in business process management (BPM) software, announced that the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) has imple...

American Cancer Society Awarded Dual WellPoint Foundation Grants to Expand Hope Lodge Network and Patient Navigation Program

Grants will assist American Cancer Society in providing services to newly diagnosed and in-treatment patients INDIANAPOLIS, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The WellPoint Foundation, LLC, a private, non-profit organization wholly funded by WellPoint, Inc., has provided dual grants in the total amount of...

Video: CVS Caremark Charitable Trust Awards $4.2 Million in Grants Benefiting Children with Disabilities, Uninsured

Grantees include 92 nonprofit organizations in 22 states and Washington, D.C. WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark announced today that $4.2 million in grants have been awarded to organizations supporting children with disabilities and those who are under-insured or u...

Milestone Scientific Grants Sinopharm Exclusive Distribution and Marketing Rights to STA System in China

China's Largest Distributor of Medical and Dental Products to Market Milestone's Award-Winning Computer-Controlled Local Anesthetic Delivery System to China's Dental Industry LIVINGSTON, N.J., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Milestone Scientific Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MLSS), the recogni...

Kaiser Permanente Approves $13 Million in Community Benefit Grants in First Quarter of 2009

Funding Focuses on the Safety Net and Elderly Care in Underserved Communities OAKLAND, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente announced today that it has approved more than 400 grants and donations totaling approximately $13 million in the first quarter of 2009. The not-for-profi...

American Cancer Society awards 143 research grants to investigators at 83 institutions nationwide

The American Cancer Society, the largest non-government, not-for-profit funding source of cancer research in the United States, has awarded 143 national research and training grants totaling more than $51 million in the second of two grant cycles for 2009. The grants go into effect beginning July ...

FDA Grants Ethicon Endo-Surgery Approval of Its IDE Application to Commence Study of Notes Toolbox(TM)

CINCINNATI, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethicon Endo-Surgery today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted approval of the company's Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) application to conduct the first study of devices designed for use in natural orifice translumen...

Katherine Widness Named Director of Grants and Foundation Relations for the Sisters of Charity Health System

CLEVELAND, April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Katherine Widness has been named director of grants and foundation relations for the Sisters of Charity Health System (SCHS). In this new position, Widness will oversee a comprehensive grant-seeking program on behalf of the Sisters of Charity Health S...

Court Grants AstraZeneca Temporary Restraining Order Against Apotex in PULMICORT RESPULES Patent Litigation

WILMINGTON, Del., April 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On 16 April 2009, the US District Court for the District of New Jersey granted AstraZeneca's request for a temporary restraining order, barring Apotex (Apotex, Inc. and Apotex Corp.) from launching a generic version of AstraZeneca's PULMICORT RE...

Interleukin Genetics Grants LABEC Pharma a License for Sales and Distribution of Its Heart Health Genetic Test

- LABEC Pharma to Introduce Test Product in Spain and Portugal - Companies plan to seek CE Mark WALTHAM, Mass. and MADRID, Spain, April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Interleukin Genetics, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ILI ) and LABEC Pharma, S.L. announced today that the companies have entered...

ADVENTRX Grants Exclusive Rights to ANX-514 in South Korea

SAN DIEGO, March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ANX ) announced today that it has granted Shin Poong Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (SEO: 019170.KS) exclusive rights in South Korea to make, use and sell ANX-514 (docetaxel emulsion), one of its two lead product ...

NASDAQ Panel Grants Extension to DATATRAK for Continued Listing on the NASDAQ Capital Market

CLEVELAND, March 19 /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 a NASDAQ Hearings Panel (the "Panel") has granted the Company's request for co...

Miami-Dade and Monroe County Organizations Receive Grants to 'JumpStart the Conversation'

MIAMI, March 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eight projects in the Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties were awarded "JumpStart the Conversation" grants for projects focused on addressing transportation and mobility options for seniors as an avenue to creating livable communities for all. The winning proje...

Singapore Offers Grants to Research Scientists to Start Labs Here

Ten outstanding young scientists receive prestigious research fellowships worth US$1.5 million each Singapore (PRWEB) March 3, 2009 -- Ten outstanding young scientists have been awarded research grants from the National Research Foundation ( www.nrf.gov.sg ) to help the...

WellPoint Foundation Awards Grants to OASIS to Expand Unique Active Generations Program

ST. LOUIS, Mo., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique, intergenerational program developed by OASIS to enlist older adults in the fight against childhood obesity will be expanded to eight cities during the next two years with a $313,000 grant from the WellPoint Foundation, Inc. Active Generations ...

Omidyar Network Grants $4.5 Million to Opportunity International to Scale Technology-based Microfinance Services in Africa

OAK BROOK, Ill., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Opportunity International today announced it has received a $4.5 million grant from Omidyar Network. Opportunity will use the grant to design, create and implement new electronic and mobile banking technologies that will reduce transaction costs and mak...

Highmark Employee Volunteers Receive $7,000 in Grants to Support Local Nonprofits

Grants are awarded to community programs with which employees volunteer PITTSBURGH, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Highmark Inc. recently awarded $7,000 in grants to 14 nonprofit organizations across Pennsylvania to help fund volunteer programs supported by its employees. Grants were awarded to prog...

Schools Receive Grants to Help Kids be Active, Eat Healthy

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan supports physical activity and nutrition programs for students and their parents DETROIT, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 16,600 Michigan children and their local communities will get an opportunity to participate in walking, climbing and other physical ac...

Kresge Foundation Meets Economic Downturn Head on, Awarding a Record $63.6 Million in Grants in Fourth Quarter 2008

Grants advance foundation's strategic objectives in 30 states, particularly in the areas of community development, health and the environment. TROY, Mich., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state of the economy did not deter the trustees of The Kresge Foundation from awarding $63.6 milli...

BCBSF and FLC Establish Florida Health Literacy Grants Program

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida (BCBSF) is proud to announce it has awarded the Florida Literacy Coalition (FLC) a three-year grant for the establishment of a statewide health literacy initiative. The goal of the grant is to create a new ...
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