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Generic Erosion of Established Agents Will Offset Growth From Uptake of Emerging Therapies in the Market for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, from 2013 to 2018, generic erosion of established agents--most notably tamsulosin--will cause a decline of more than eig...

Growth in the Parkinson's Disease Drug Market, Fueled by the Launch of Several New Therapies, Will be Offset by Generic Erosion of Key Agents

Overall Market Will Increase by a Modest $300 Million From 2008 to 2018, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that gro...

Infini Cosmetic Associates Offers Boomer Stimulus Packages to Offset Aging and Help Job Seekers Get a Fresh Start

The aftermath of the economic downturn and job loss has impacted most people in every socio-economic class, Boomers especially. Infini Cosmetic Associates introduced several special stimulus combo-packages on BOTOX® Cosmetic and fillers, like Restylane and Juvederm to help men and women look ...

Leading Insurer Offers Education on How Supplemental Insurance Can Help Offset Challenging Economic Trends in Canadian Market

Combined Insurance Offers Insurance Guidance to Canadian Consumers Toronto (PRWEB) October 29, 2008 -- As citizens of Canada face growing challenges due to economic issues such as rising health care costs and out-of-pocket medical expenses, cutbacks in Canada's health c...

Decline in Cigarette Sales Offset by Use of Alternative Products

Low taxes on substitute tobacco items keep addiction affordable, study says TUESDAY, June 10 (HealthDay News) -- Cigarette sales in the United States have declined in recent years, but sales of non-cigarette tobacco products have risen and offset the decline in cigarette sales by 30 ...

The Widener University 'Elder Pennsylvanian Survey' Finds Pennsylvania's Baby Boomers Anticipate Working Longer, Retiring Later to Help Offset Looming Health Care Costs

CHESTER, Pa., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- According to data from the 2000 US Census, Pennsylvania's population ranks among the second oldest in the United States behind Florida. Widener University, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Department of Education, recently released "The Wid...

Yale F&ES Graduation to Offset Gas Linked to Global Warming

To demonstrate their commitment to fighting global warming, the 2007 graduates of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies will invest in projects that sequester carbon dioxide or develop renewable energy in order to offset the pollution that their families will emit as they travel to c...

Educate Teenagers About Sun Safety to Offset Skin Cancer Risk

West Palm Beach – A middle school research project, titled 'Sun Safe in the Middle School Years', details of which are available in the January issue of "Pediatrics”, was undertaken to stress the importance of educating teenagers about the risks of skin cancer. //The importance of using sun protect...

Lowering Contrast Material Injection in Aged Patients is Cost-effective and can Offset Risks

A new study has found that it is better to alter the dosage of senior patients undergoing multi-detector CT examination of the pancreas //and biliary region, by bringing it down by 10%. This would lower the cost of the examination as well as the risk of complications. This study was conducted by th...

Diabetes risk offset with sips of coffee?

Recent research conducted on 28,000 postmenopausal women has shown that those who indulged in six or more cups of coffee a day//, were benefited by a 3 percent reduction in risk of type 2 diabetes, vis a vis those who avoided coffee completely. Though the scientists were not able to place thei...

Adding more fiber in the diet can offset hemorrhoids.

A diet that is high on fiber is perhaps the first thing that doctors and dieticians would recommend, especially in offsetting hemorrhoids. // Hemorrhoids, a condition characterized by enlargement of blood vessels, in and around the anus that can give rise to bleeding and uneasiness. According ...

Support and Care to Grieving Parents Can Offset Suicidal Tendencies

According to papers released in the current week’s edition of BMJ, parents who have taken care of a really sick and dying child at home are so depressed after the child’s death that there is every chance that they will attempt // to end their lives, by consuming overdoses of potent painkillers, use...

DuPage Community Foundation Awards $15,000 Grant to Marianjoy Pediatric Continuing Care Program

...ve their motor, sensory, play, communication and social skills, thereby encouraging success in the classroom and in the community. The grant will help offset the registration fees, especially for underserved children from low income families. The Marianjoy Pediatric Program treats children with diso...

Nuvo Announces 2009 second quarter financial results

...x months ended June 30, 2008. The increase is due to higher Pennsaid sales, offset partially by higher material costs and incremental costs related to the pla...e increase from 2008 relates to higher SG A costs and net interest expense, offset partially by lower research and development costs. Research and developme...

GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Six Month 2009 Financial Results and Provides Operational Update

...d in 2008. For the six months ended June 30, 2009, the Company's net loss was $2,210,163 as compared to $1,966,862 in 2008. Net losses were partially offset by grant revenues related to the Company's grant from the NIH in support of its HIV/AIDS vaccine development activities; such revenues were $752,800 a...

Warner Chilcott Reports Operating Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2009 and Updates 2009 Full Year Guidance

...STRIN 24 FE and ESTRACE Cream which were partially offset by net sales declines of other products, primarily...e growth delivered by these products was partially offset by net sales declines in certain other products, p... and an increase in filled prescriptions of 10.3%, offset in part by the impact of higher sales-related dedu...

Labopharm Reports Results for Second Quarter Fiscal 2009

...rtners from period to period, which were partially offset by higher average selling prices per tablet in the... once-daily tramadol product. These were partially offset by lower costs for consultants and professional se...higher foreign exchange gain, which were partially offset by lower interest income in the second quarter of ...

Guided care reduces cost of health care for older persons with chronic conditions

...nd had more physician office visits, the avoided expenses related to care in hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and emergency departments more than offset all the costs of providing Guided Care," said lead author Bruce Leff, MD, associate professor in the Bloomberg School's Department of Health Policy an...

Hill-Rom Reports Third Quarter Financial Results

...d include gains from sales of non-strategic assets offset by the refinement of the intangibles impairment ch...ies that continue to perform well and to date have offset this weakness. Overall, we have mitigated somewha... as sales from the Liko acquisition were partially offset by volume declines in select European and rest of ...

Omega Protein Reports 2009 Second Quarter Results

...sts resulting from below average fish catch in the 2008 fishing season and higher costs of production due to increased energy, labor and repair costs, offset partially by increased sales volumes when compared to the 2008 second quarter. The decreased sales prices are a result of the general constriction of...

Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...ection with the completion of the Company's Contrave(R) Phase 3 clinical trials, reduced product formulation work and consulting activities, partially offset by an increase in licensing costs, New Drug Application preparation costs, salaries and personnel related costs. In addition, general and administrat...

US Oncology Reports Second Quarter Operating Results

...wer general and administrative expenses, partially offset by a $3.8 million decrease due to reduced utilizat...physician additions. Revenue growth was partially offset by lower utilization of ESAs by affiliated physici...ted in increased ASP-based reimbursement more than offset earnings associated with revenue growth. We are a...

Smart Balance Announces 2009 Second Quarter Results

...ofits and lower financing-related costs, partially offset by higher operating expenses. The Company i...d higher pricing carried over from 2008, partially offset by higher promotion expenses. The Company ...reased case shipments and higher prices, partially offset by higher promotion expenses. Selling prices for ...

Symmetry Medical Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...g efficiencies during the second quarter 2009. These savings were partially offset by a $0.5 million increase in non-cash compensation expense. Second quarte...2008. This $1.2 million unfavorable year-over-year comparison was partially offset by favorable taxes in the second quarter of 2009. Income tax expense...

EntreMed Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...lf of the year as we look to expand ENMD-2076 clinical trials. In addition, we anticipate that royalty revenue on Celgene's sales of Thalomid(R) will offset a portion of our expenses in the second half of 2009 and expect to begin recording royalties in the third quarter." Michael M. Tarnow, EntreMed...

George Barrett Named Chairman and CEO of Cardinal Health

... the best in his next chapter of life." In addition, the Cardinal Health board authorized a $500 million share repurchase program, primarily to offset dilution from equity grants associated with the company's long-term incentive program for employees. The share repurchase authorization expires Aug. 3...

While Some New Agents Will Achieve Strong Sales, the Migraine Drug Market Will Decline $1.3 Billion by 2018 as Generic Erosion Takes Toll on Top-Selling Brands

...e world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that although sales of emerging therapies will partially offset losses to generic competitors, the migraine drug market will decline from $4.7 billion in 2008 to $3.4 billion in 2018 in the United States, France, G...

Cambrex Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

... favorably impacting gross margin by 2.1%. Favorable product mix and cost reductions were the main drivers of the higher margins. This was partially offset by lower volume and pricing of generic APIs. Selling, General and Administrative Expenses in the second quarter 2009 were $8.5 million compared...

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter Financial Results

...pared to $70.8 million in the second quarter of 2008, primarily attributable to the benefit of cost reduction activities and exchange rates, partially offset by increased costs attributable to acquisitions completed in the last twelve months. Research and development costs decreased 59% to $9.1 mil...

Landauer, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2009 Third Quarter Results

...or $0.7 million, on InLight product demand and growth in domestic badge revenue. Organic international revenue growth of approximately 27 percent was offset by the impact of the strengthening of the dollar against most foreign currencies, which reduced revenue by approximately $0.7 million in the quarter, ...

West Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

...roducts. We currently believe that the lower Tech demand will be more than offset by improvements in the Pharmaceutical Systems segment, where our backlog re...2008, we received contract settlement payments from Nektar, which more than offset related raw material, severance and facility costs, resulting in a net gain...

Hologic Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2009 Operating Results

...r sales cycles. This overall decline was partially offset by: (i) growth in Diagnostics and Surgical product...enia product revenues. This decrease was partially offset by an increase in service revenues related to our ...ment and from growth in our NovaSure product line, offset by anticipated decreases in our Breast Health segm...

Uroplasty Reports First Fiscal Quarter Results

...ain in same period fiscal 2009. We attribute the fiscal 2010 non-GAAP operating loss primarily to the decrease in sales and a lower gross margin rate, offset partially by a decrease in cash operating expenses. Three Months Ended ...

Innophos Holdings, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...ales decreased 1.6% as higher prices across all product lines did not fully offset lower volume and mix effects on revenue across all product lines. ...nited States and Canada. Approximately half of this increased cost will be offset by lower restructured fixed costs. Looking beyond the third quarte...

ProAssurance Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

... quarter. These declines reflect the overall improvement in loss trends over the past several years, in which a decline in the frequency of claims has offset a moderate and expected rise in severity. We continue to believe that overall pricing in the broad market is no longer widely deteriorating, although ...

MAP Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter of 2009 Financial Results

... development expenses were driven primarily by decreases in clinical and other project expenses to support the UDB Phase 3 clinical program, partially offset by increases in clinical and other project expenses to support the LEVADEX Phase 3 clinical program, and in personnel-related expenses to support thes...

STAAR Surgical Generates Cash From Operations During Second Quarter

...ear as a result of lower ASPs on IOLs and ICLs and higher unit costs due to decreased manufacturing volume as part of an effort to reduce inventories, offset by the favorable effect of increased volume and mix. Gross profit for the first six months of 2009 was $21.0 million, or 56% of net sales, compared wi...

AMERIGROUP Reports Q2 Net Income of $49.6 Million or $0.94 per Diluted Share, Including $0.43 per Diluted Share Positive Impact from Tax Adjustment

...of $0.43 per diluted share related to litigation settled in 2008, partially offset by elevated health benefits expenses. Excluding the tax adjustment, second...rve development of approximately $21 million for all periods prior to 2009, offset by unfavorable reserve development of approximately $20 million for the fir...

MedQuist Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...million in cash compared to $39.9 million at December 31, 2008. The increased cash was provided by operating activities in the amount of $18.4 million offset by cash used for investments of $4.3 million. For the six months ended June 30, 2009, net revenues declined 5.9% to $156.4 million while the co...

Rochester Medical Reports Third Quarter Results

...in sales (18% on a constant currency basis) resulted from a 42% increase in Private Label Sales (42% increase on a constant currency basis), partially offset by a 4% decrease in Rochester Medical Branded Sales (8% increase on a constant currency basis). Constant currency basis assumes current exchang...
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