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CryoLife Receives CE Mark Approval for BioFoam(R) Hemostatic Technology

ATLANTA, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CryoLife, Inc., (NYSE: CRY ) an implantable biological medical device and cardiovascular tissue processing company, today announced it has received CE mark approval for its BioFoam((R)) Surgical Matrix (BioFoam). The CE mark allows immediate, unrest...

Watson CFO Mark W. Durand to Take Leave of Absence

MORRISTOWN, N.J., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI ), a leader in generic and specialty branded pharmaceuticals, announced that effective today Mark W. Durand, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, has taken a leave of abse...

Statement By Dr. Paul Zeitz Regarding a Proposed Amendment By Rep. Mark Souder to Prohibit HHS Funding For Needle Exchange

WASHINGTON, July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives Rules Committee approved an amendment by Representative Mark Souder (R-IN) which prohibits HHS (Health and Human Services) funding for programs which distribute sterile needles or syringes to pr...

Washington, DC Plastic Surgeon Mark E. Richards, M.D. Says Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy has Staggering Health Benefits that Could Change the Way We Age

Dr. Mark E. Richards with Ageless Impressions Plastic Surgery Institute is a nationally recognized plastic surgeon, and has been certified in both general surgery and plastic surgery. Every day at his plastic surgery in Washington, DC , he sees people who want to improve their appearance in some...

The Perfect Pair: Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos Team Up to Fight Ovarian Cancer

WEST CHESTER, Pa., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- From A-list parties and red carpet events to school trips and PTA meetings, Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos are certainly one of the busiest celebrity couples. Yet, even with three children and two successful careers, the dynamic duo are about t...

CardioFocus Receives CE Mark for Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Catheter

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- CardioFocus, Inc. ( www.cardiofocus.com ) announced today that it has received a CE Mark allowing the company to commence European marketing of the Endoscopic Ablation System (EAS) to treat patients with atrial fibrillation. The EAS is the latest gener...

Celleration Appoints Mark T. Wagner President and Chief Executive Officer

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Celleration, Inc., developer of the patented MIST Therapy(R) System, an innovative device that uses ultrasound to heal wounds, has named Mark T. Wagner as president and chief executive officer and member of Celleration's board of directors. Mr. Wagner ...

JustGetTested.com Offers Fast, Confidential HIV Testing to Mark National HIV Testing Day

Get a basic HIV test for half price -- only $20 through June 30. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that one out of five people living with HIV in the U.S. are unaware of their HIV status. National HIV Testing Day, June 27, is an opportunity for people nationwide...

YWCAs to Mark National HIV Testing Day on June 27

WASHINGTON, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The YWCA USA and many of its 300 local associations across the country will join with the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in marking National HIV Testing Day on June 27. National HIV Testing Day aims to raise public awareness about the fa...

CorNova(R) Receives CE Mark Approval for Valecor Platinum(R) Coronary Stent System

Advanced Platinum Surface Maximizes Biocompatibility and Biostabilityin a Bare-Metal Stent BURLINGTON, Mass., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- CorNova Inc. today announced that it has received CE mark approval for its Valecor Platinum Coronary Stent System. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/...

Abbott Receives CE Mark for Company's Next-Generation XIENCE PRIME(TM) Drug Eluting Stent, Advancing Leadership Position

Broad Size Matrix of XIENCE PRIME to be Launched in Europe in the Third Quarter ABBOTT PARK, Ill., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott announced today that it has received CE Mark (Conformite Europeenne) for its next-generation XIENCE PRIME(TM) Everolimus Eluting Coronary Stent System f...

Cardiatis Multilayer Aneurysm Repair System, MARS, Receives CE Mark Approval for Treating Peripheral Aneurysms

Cardiatis SA, today announced that its Multilayer Aneurysm Repair System (MARS) has received CE Mark approval for treating patients with peripheral aneurysms. Product rollout is underway. Brussels, Belgium (PRWEB) June 9, 2009 -- Cardiatis, SA announced today that it ha...

Skyscape's Mobile Healthcare Professional Community Crosses the 1 Million Mark

This Historical Milestone is Celebrated with the Crowning of the Skyscape "Millioneer" Marlborough, MA (PRWEB) May 30, 2009 -- Skyscape®, the worldwide leading service for trusted medical information for mobile devices , announced a historical milestone: ...

Leading Alzheimer's Disease Researcher Mark A. Smith, PhD Named Scientific Advisor at Advana Science

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Advana Science ( www.advanascience.com ) announced that Mark A. Smith, PhD, a leading researcher in Alzheimer's disease, has been named scientific advisor to the Company. According to the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease (Volume 16, Issue 3), Dr. Smith wa...

Occlutech Obtains CE Mark for the new Generation PFO & ASD Occluders

JENA, Germany, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Occlutech, the leading European developer of septum occluders, today announced that it has obtained CE mark approval for its new generation ASD and PFO occluders, the Figulla Flex. The Figulla Flex ASD and PFO occluders encompass a new innovative de...

iCRco Names Mark Valentine President and COO

Mark Valentine Appointed to Act as President and COO of iCRco (PRWEB) May 10, 2009 -- It is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of Mr. Mark Valentine as the new President and COO. After serving as the Vice President and COO for the past five years, Mr. ...

IMRIS receives CE Mark approval for interventional imaging system

WINNIPEG, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - IMRIS Inc. (TSX: IM) ("IMRIS" or the "Company") today announced CE Mark approval for its integrated MR imaging and x-ray angiography suite that enables physicians to diagnose, intervene, resolve and confirm the effectiveness of treatment with one integra...

Foodborne Illness Victims Mark President Obama's First 100 Days By Calling For Permanent Fix To Food Safety System

Victims & Their Families Convene in Washington D.C. to Share Personal Stories & Ask Congress to Pass Legislation that Will Protect the Public WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 20 victims of foodborne illness, including surviving family members of those...

Insulet Receives CE Mark for the OmniPod(R) Insulin Management System

CE Mark Enables Insulet to Begin Marketing In Europe BEDFORD, Mass., April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Insulet Corporation (Nasdaq: PODD ), the leader in tubing-free insulin pump technology, announced today that the Company has received the CE Mark approval for its OmniPod(R) Insulin Mana...

Up-and-Coming Houston Cosmetic Dentist Soon to Mark 5 Years Working with Family at a Family Dental Practice

Joining the cosmetic and general dentistry practice of her father in 2004, Dr. Ann Fishel has spent nearly 5 years working with Designer Smiles in Houston. With state-of-the-art procedures and a team approach to dentistry, Dr. Fishel is making a name for herself and giving area patients new reaso...

AHRQ Director Carolyn Clancy and Dr. Mark McClellan to Address Device Executives 2009 MDMA Annual Meeting

WASHINGTON, April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medical device industry leaders, lawmakers, and government officials will gather for the 2009 Annual Meeting of the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA) June 1st - 3rd at the Park Hyatt in Washington, D.C. (Logo: http...

Intrinsic Therapeutics Announces CE Mark for Barricaid Anular Prosthesis

WOBURN, Mass., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrinsic Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that it has received a CE mark for its Barricaid(R) anular prosthesis for use in reconstructing soft tissues of the spine. The CE mark gives Intrinsic approval to distribute the Barricaid throughout the European ...

Impact Rx, Inc. Names Mark Degatano as Vice President, Business Development, Key Client Initiatives

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Impact Rx, Inc., the pioneering force in measuring the impact of pharmaceutical promotion on the behavior of the nation's highest prescribing physicians, announces that Mark Degatano has joined the company as Vice President, Business Development, Ke...

Safeway Slated to Top $100 Million Contribution Mark to Easter Seals and Families Living with Autism and Other Disabilities with Launch of Fundraising Campaign

April campaign notes Autism Awareness Month and offers a challenge to businesses Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 2, 2009 -- Today, executives from Safeway (NYSE:SWY), Easter Seals and Special Olympics launched the grocery retailer's annual fundraising campaign for people ...

Safeway Slated to Top $100 Million Contribution Mark to Easter Seals and Families Living with Autism and Other Disabilities with Launch of Fundraising Campaign

April campaign notes Autism Awareness Month and offers a challenge to businesses CHICAGO, April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, executives from Safeway (NYSE: SWY ), Easter Seals and Special Olympics launched the grocery retailer's annual fundraising campaign for people with d...

NeuroVasx Receives CE Mark for cPAX Aneurysm Treatment System

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroVasx, Inc., a medical device company that develops technologies for the treatment of hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke, announced today that it has received CE Mark for the cPAX Aneurysm Treatment System. The cPAX System is a minimally invasive devic...

XTENT Receives CE Mark Approval for CUSTOM NX (R) Drug-Eluting Stent System

60 millimeter Custom NX 60 is the world's longest coronary stent to ever be approved MENLO PARK, Calif., March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- XTENT, Inc. (Nasdaq: XTNT ) today announced that it has received CE Mark approval for its CUSTOM NX drug-eluting stent (DES) System. The CE Mark indic...

Keystone Symposia to Mark 25th Anniversary of its First HIV/AIDS Meeting

SILVERTHORNE, Colo., March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology will mark the 25th anniversary of its first HIV/AIDS meeting in 1984 when it convenes its scientific conferences on " Prevention of HIV/AIDS " and " HIV Immunobiology: From Infection to Imm...

Arobella Medical Announces European CE Mark Approval of Qoustic Wound Therapy System(TM)

MINNEAPOLIS, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Arobella Medical, LLC, announced European CE Mark approval of its Qoustic Wound Therapy System(TM) medical device for ultrasound aided wound care. The wound therapy system uses a unique, dome-shaped curette tip to apply low-frequency, cavitational ultra...

Thousands of Dentists Nationwide Mark First Annual Sedation Dentistry Safety Week

The first annual Sedation Dentistry Safety Week, March 9-13, aims to help dentists and their team members provide effective dental care that is not only comfortable and anxiety-free, but also extraordinarily safe. Activities will include a review of key steps that all sedation dentists and their...

MedX Health Receives CE Mark for Laser & Light Products

MedX Expects Accelerated Revenue Growth From World's Largest Economy MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MedX Health Corp., (TSXV.MDX) a global leader in developing drug free, non-invasive low level laser and light therapy for tissue repair and pain relief, today announced that ...

ETEX Corporation Announces CE Mark of Beta-bsm and Gamma-bsm

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- ETEX Corporation, an advanced biomaterials company, announced today that it has received the European Union (EU) CE Mark (Conformite Europeene) for both Beta-bsm(TM) Injectable Paste and Gamma-bsm(TM) Moldable Putty. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cg...

Varian Medical Systems Has Received CE Mark for Proton Therapy System

PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR ) today announced that it has received CE mark for the Varian Proton Therapy System, which is designed to help doctors to improve treatments and outcomes in many cancer cases. With proton therapy, doctors...

Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Mark Altmeyer as President and Chief Executive Officer

Altmeyer brings extensive experience in neuroscience and oncology to OAPI, further strengthening the company's growth in these therapeutic categories ROCKVILLE, Md. and PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. (OAPI), a fast-growing health care company tha...

USHIFU Appoints Mark Schoenberg, M.D. Chief Medical Officer

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- USHIFU, a worldwide leader in the development, distribution and use of minimally invasive high intensity focused ultrasound technologies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Schoenberg, M.D. to the consulting position of Chief Medical Officer...

Neovasc Receives CE Mark Approval for Peripatch(TM) Aegis Staple Line Reinforcement Product

-- Aegis Can Now Be Marketed for Use in European Union -- -- Neovasc Also Announces Senior Management Changes and Issues Options -- VANCOUVER, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Neovasc Inc. (TSXV: NVC), a new specialty vascular device compa...

The James E. Marshall OCD Foundation Reaches the $1 Million Mark in Funding for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

NEW YORK, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Union League Club in New York City is expecting a beautiful audience tonight of cosmetic industry executives and powerful magazine publishers at The Fifth Annual Beyond Beauty Gala, honoring Heidi Manheimer, Chief Executive Officer for Shiseido Cosmetics Americ...

Recent U.S. Ambassador to Tanzania Mark Green Named Managing Director of Malaria No More Policy Center

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mark Green, recent U.S. Ambassador to the United Republic of Tanzania, joins Malaria No More as the new Managing Director of the Malaria No More Policy Center in Washington, DC, the non-profit organization announced today. Green brings unparalleled exp...

PEAK Surgical Receives European CE Mark for PEAK(R) Surgery System for Use in General Surgery

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- PEAK Surgical, Inc., a medical device company that has developed a new tissue dissection system based on a proprietary technology, announced today that it has received European CE Mark approval for its PEAK(R) Surgery System for use in general surgery...

Hooper Holmes Names Mark Rosenblum Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hooper Holmes (Amex: HH ) today announced the appointment of Mark C. Rosenblum as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. He has also been elected an executive officer of Hooper Holmes, Inc. Mr. Rosenblum has ov...
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