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Harvard Health Letter Special Section Features the Body's Unsung Marvels: The Feet

A special four-page section in the August 2009 Harvard Health Letter focuses on the feet and their common ailments. Dr. James Ioli, chief of podiatry at Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, served as guest editor. Boston (Vocus) August 6, 2009 -- W...

Savient Pharmaceuticals Receives Complete Response Letter from U.S. Food and Drug Administration for KRYSTEXXA(TM)

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVNT ) today announced that the Company has received a complete response letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stating that the FDA can not at this time approve the Comp...

BBV Vietnam S.E.A. Acquisition Corp. Announces Signing of Letter of Intent for Business Combination with Migami, Inc.

NEW YORK, July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BBV Vietnam S.E.A. Acquisition Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: BBVUF, BBVVF and BBVWF) (the "Company") announced today that it has signed a non-binding letter of intent with Migami, Inc. to enter into a business combination. Pursuant to the pr...

In Letter to Congress, NORD Urges Action on Healthcare Reform

DANBURY, Conn., July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following letter regarding health care reform was sent to all members of Congress today by the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD): July 31, 2009 Dear Member of Congress: On behalf of the 30 mill...

Minority and Women's Advocacy Groups Send Letter to California Attorney General Jerry Brown Requesting Investigation Into Discrimination by Health Insurance Companies

Healthy African American Families, Familia Unida and For Grace to Call for Official Look Into Insurance Company Practices that Deny California Communities Access to Pain Medications LOS ANGELES, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California patient advocacy organizations He...

Labopharm receives complete response letter from the U.S. FDA for novel antidepressant

LAVAL, QC, July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Labopharm Inc. (TSX: DDS; NASDAQ: DDSS ) today announced it has received a complete response letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the new drug application (NDA) submission of its novel formulation of the antidepressant trazodone....

Watson Pharmaceuticals Receives a Complete Response Letter for Its 24-Week Formulation of TRELSTAR(R) (triptorelin pamoate) NDA from US FDA

MORRISTOWN, N.J., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI ), a leading specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that it received a Complete Response Letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on its New Drug Application ...

New Letter to Rangel, Waxman, Miller from National Seniors Coalition Outlines Concerns With House Tri-Committee Health Reform Bill

JOPLIN, Mo., July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a new letter to the three key leaders shaping the developing U.S. House of Representatives' health reform bill - Ways and Means Chairman Charles Rangel (D-NY), Energy and Commerce Chairman Henry Waxman (D-CA) and Education and Labor Chairman Geor...

June 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights Probiotics, Carotid Artery and Breast Cancer Treatments

ROCHESTER, Minn., July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Here are highlights from the June issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter. You may cite this publication as often as you wish. Reprinting is allowed for a fee. Mayo Clinic Health Letter attribution is required. Include the following subscripti...

KV Pharmaceutical Receives Letter From NYSE Regarding Delayed Filing of Its 2009 Annual Report on Form 10-K

ST. LOUIS, June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- KV Pharmaceutical Company (NYSE: KVa/KVb) (the "Company") today announced that it received a letter from NYSE Regulation, Inc. (the "NYSE") on June 16, 2009 informing the Company that it is subject to certain procedures as specified in Section 802.01E...

Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. Received a Warning Letter From the Food and Drug Administration

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. (Nasdaq: MTXX ), today received a Warning Letter from the Food and Drug Administration (the "FDA"). The FDA has asserted that the Company is in violation of its regulations by failing to file a new drug application f...

Endologix Receives Nasdaq Letter on Director Independence

IRVINE, Calif. , June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endologix, Inc. (Nasdaq: ELGX ), developer of minimally invasive treatments for aortic disorders, today announced that on June 12, 2009, the Company received written notification from Nasdaq that the Company was no longer in compliance with Mar...

Aethlon Medical Releases Shareholder Letter to Discuss the Treatment of Hepatitis-C Virus (HCV)

SAN DIEGO, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aethlon Medical, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: AEMD) disclosed today that its Chairman and CEO, James A. Joyce has issued the following letter to shareholders. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090325/LA88762LOGO-b ) To our Sharehol...

Senators Who Signed Letter Opposing Public Health Plan Took $17.7 Million in Campaign Donations from Health Care and Insurance Industries

Public Campaign Action Fund analysis finds that nine Republican Senators took nearly $2 million on average over their careers WASHINGTON, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nine Republican Senators who sent a letter today to President Barack Obama to express their opposition to a central p...

Rx for Africa, Inc. Signs Letter of Intent for Strategic Alliance with Rusan Pharma, Ltd. of India

NEW YORK, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rx for Africa, Inc. announced today the signing of a letter of intent for a strategic alliance with Rusan Pharma, Ltd., of Mumbai, India. The alliance commences immediately, with Rusan providing Rx for Africa Inc. the tuberculosis...

Go Healthy Enters Letter of Intent to Acquire Premium Water Source

SPRING, Texas, June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Go Healthy, Inc. (Pink Sheets: GOHE) announced today that the company has entered into a Letter of Intent (LOI) to acquire property which is the site of a source of high pH water from a premier aquifer. Existing flow is sufficient to supply approxim...

Record 73.4 Million Pounds Collected in Letter Carriers' National Food Drive

Donations Increase Slightly Despite Recession In Nation's Largest Effort to 'Stamp Out Hunger' WASHINGTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite the difficult economic times throughout the nation, Americans donated a record 73.4 million pounds of non-perishable food in the Letter Carriers...

Providence Service Corporation Issues Letter to Stockholders

Recommends Stockholders to Vote WHITE Proxy Card to Re-Elect Highly-Qualified and Experienced Incumbent Directors and Reject Dissident Group's Opposition Slate TUCSON, Ariz., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Providence Service Corporation (Nasdaq: PRSC ) today announced that it has issu...

Endocare Receives NASDAQ Deficiency Letter Regarding Stockholders' Equity

IRVINE, Calif., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endocare, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENDO ), an innovative medical device company focused on the development of minimally invasive technologies for tissue and tumor ablation, today announced that on May 20, 2009 the Company received a letter from The NASDAQ St...

Go Healthy Receives Letter of Endorsement from the Texas Chiropractic Association, District Five State Director - Dr. Thomas Klesmit

SPRING, Texas, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Go Healthy, Inc. (Pink Sheets: GOHE) announced today that the company received a letter of endorsement from District Five of the Texas Chiropractic Association. The letter, written by Dr. Thomas Klesmit, State Director of District Five of the T.C.A....

Amylin Issues Statement Regarding Open Letter From Icahn

SAN DIEGO, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMLN ) today released the following statement in response to Carl Icahn: "Icahn Associates has been criticizing our Board for our performance, we felt it was only fair to point out, according to Icahn's own st...

Icahn Issues Open Letter to Amylin Shareholders

NEW YORK, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Carl Icahn announced today that he issued the following open letter to shareholders of Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMLN ). May 14, 2009 Dear Fellow Amylin Shareholders: Amylin's May 11, 2009 letter to shareholders represents a ...

The Quigley Corporation Issues Open Letter to Stockholders; Urges Stockholders to Reject Dissident Ted Karkus' Solicitation Efforts

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Quigley Corporation, (Nasdaq: QGLY ) , www.quigleyco.com , today announced it has issued an open letter to stockholders urging them to reelect its experienced and highly qualified Board of Directors by voting the WHITE proxy card by ...

Amylin Sends Letter to Shareholders

Urges Shareholders to Support the Board's Strategy and Vote the BLUE Proxy Card Today to Elect Amylin's Highly-Qualified Nominees SAN DIEGO, May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMLN ) today announced that it is mailing a letter to shareholders in connection...

Smithfield Foods Sends Letter to Employees

SMITHFIELD, Va., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- C. Larry Pope, President and Chief Executive Officer of Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE: SFD ), sent the following letter to all employees: To Our Employees: Like you, I have been closely monitoring all aspects of the H1N1 influenza out...

MMI Investments Issues Letter to Chemed Stockholders Illustrating the Superior Qualifications of the MMI Nominees

NEW YORK, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- MMI Investments, L.P. ("MMI Investments") today sent a letter to Chemed Corporation's ("Chemed") (NYSE: CHE ) stockholders along with their proxy statement urging stockholders to elect MMI Investments' five independent and highly qualified nominees to Chemed's ...

Encorium Announces Receipt of Letter from Nasdaq Regarding its 2008 Form 10-K Filing

Additional impairment charge anticipated in the fourth quarter of 2008 WAYNE, Pa., April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Encorium Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENCO ), a full service multinational contract research organization (CRO) that provides design, development, and management capabilities for ...

ULURU Inc. Signs Offer Letter to Acquire York Pharma plc

ADDISON, Texas, April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ULURU Inc. (NYSE Amex: ULU ) today announced that it has signed a non-binding offer letter to acquire York Pharma plc ("York"). York is a United Kingdom based skin care company with operations or distribution networks throughout Europe with an...

Go Healthy Announces Receipt of Letter of Interest to Fund Distribution, Production, Packaging, Concept Stores and Bottling Facilities

SPRING, Texas, March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Go Healthy, Inc. (Pink Sheets: GOHE) announced today that the company has received a Letter of Interest from the Mandate Officer for the China Shenyang Company in support of the GOHE request for funding under the very favorable China Development Lo...

SETO Holdings, Inc. Signs Letter of Intent to Dispose of all its Existing Businesses and Acquire Advanced Hearing Centers, Inc.; New Management to be Installed.

BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SETO Holdings, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SETO) announced that it signed a Letter of Intent under which it agreed in principle (1) to issue shares of its Common Stock to acquire 100% of the capital stock of Advanced Hearing Centers, Inc. ("AHC"), a...

FDA Warning Letter to Genzyme Related to the Allston Manufacturing Facility

Has No Foreseeable Impact on Aldurazyme Sales NOVATO, Calif., March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (Nasdaq: BMRN ) announced today that the FDA warning letter issued to Genzyme addressing deficiencies related to Genzyme's Allston Landing manufacturing facility duri...

MedClean Technologies Inc. CEO Publishes Letter to Shareholders

President and CEO, Scott Grisanti, Publishes Letter Outlining Strategy, Market Opportunity and New Leadership Team BETHEL, Conn., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MedClean Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MCLN), a provider of innovative technology and services for the onsite treatment...

The LCA-Vision Full Value Committee Commences Consent Solicitation to Elect New Board of Directors at LCA-Vision (Nasdaq: LCAV) and Sends Letter to Stockholders

CINCINNATI, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The LCA-Vision Full Value Committee announced today that it has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission definitive consent solicitation materials and is commencing distribution of those soliciting materials to stockholders of LCA-Vision, I...

Blunt Marks Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Signs Letter in Defense of Pro-Life Legislation

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Missouri Congressman Roy Blunt today reflected on the 36th anniversary of the Supreme Court's tragic ruling on Roe v. Wade by speaking with the Missouri-Illinois Right to Life Caravan and joined 80 of his House colleagues late yesterday in sending a l...

January 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights Improved PSA Tests, Dry Eyes and Colds

ROCHESTER, Minn., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Here are highlights from the January issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter. You may cite this publication as often as you wish. Reprinting is allowed for a fee. Mayo Clinic Health Letter attribution is required. Include the following subscr...

PIPC Outlines CER Principles in Letter to President-Elect Obama

Partnership of Patient, Provider and Industry Groups Calls for CER to Include Consideration of Diversity, Examine All Areas of Health Care WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Federally-supported comparative effectiveness research can be a valuable tool to improve health care decisi...

Mach One Corporation Enters Letter of Intent to Acquire Ceres Organic Harvest, Inc.

BELGIUM, Wis., Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mach One Corporation (Pink Sheets: MNCN), a biological solutions company that develops products that produce a positive long term benefit to the agricultural and consumer market, announced today that it has entered into a non-binding letter of in...

Photos: U.S. Food and Drug Administration Issues No Objection Letter to GRAS Status of Rebaudioside A

All-Natural Zero-Calorie PureVia(TM) Tabletop Sweetener Begins Shipping to Retailers; PureVia(TM) Makes its U.S. Debut in Zero-Calorie SoBe Lifewater(R), and Trop 50, a New Light Orange Juice Product from Tropicana in First Quarter 2009 CHICAGO and PURCHASE, N.Y., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- ...

LCA-Vision's Former Executive Management Team Sends Open Letter to LCA-Vision Stockholders

CINCINNATI, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The LCA-Vision Full Value Committee, comprised of Dr. Stephen N. Joffe, Craig P.R. Joffe and Alan H. Buckey, today announced that it has sent a letter to the stockholders of LCA-Vision Inc. (NasdaqGS: LCAV). The members of The LCA-Vision Full Value Committee col...

Pain Therapeutics Receives Complete Response Letter From FDA for REMOXY(R)

SAN MATEO, Calif., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pain Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTIE ) has received a Complete Response Letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its New Drug Application (NDA) for REMOXY(R), an abuse-resistant controlled-release form of oxycodone. Based ...
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