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Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Prices Public Offering of Common Stock

SAN DIEGO, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX ) today announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of 10,000,000 shares of its common stock at a price of $7.50 per share. Net proceeds, after estimated underwriting discounts and c...

CareFusion Prices $1.4 Billion of Senior Notes

SAN DIEGO, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- CareFusion Corporation, the company that will become public from the planned spinoff of Cardinal Health's clinical and medical products businesses, today announced the pricing of its offering of $1.4 billion aggregate principal amount of seni...

European Prices of 170 Best-Selling Drugs Averaged 40 Percent Less Than U.S. Prices in 2008

WALTHAM, Mass . , July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that European prices of 170 best-selling drugs averaged 40 percent less than U.S. prices in 2008. Within Europe...

Torchmark Prices Senior Notes Offering

MCKINNEY, Texas, June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK ) announced today that it has priced an offering of $300 million in aggregate principal amount of 9.25% Senior Notes that will mature in 2019. Torchmark expects the offering to close on June 30, 2009, subject to...

RetireSafe Salutes Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America for Its Commitment to Cut Drug Prices and Help Seniors in the Medicare 'Doughnut-Hole'

WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the 400,000-strong seniors group RetireSafe saluted the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) for its commitment to support legislation to cut prescription drug prices by 50 percent for seniors who fall into the Medicare P...

BioMed Realty Trust Prices Public Offering of 16,000,000 Shares of Common Stock

SAN DIEGO, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR ) today announced the pricing of its public offering of 16,000,000 shares of its common stock at $10.40 per share. The offering is expected to close on or about May 18, 2009. Gross proceeds from the offering will ...

From Practical to Pampering: CVS/pharmacy Offers a Wide Selection of Department Store-Quality Gifts at Affordable Prices for Mother's Day

Last-minute Mother's Day essentials conveniently available at America's largest retail pharmacy WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS/pharmacy, America's largest retail pharmacy, provides shoppers with a variety of affordable department store-quality gifts to choose from for Mother's D...

ReStockIt.com Greatly Cutting Prices on Hand Sanitizers, Masks to Help Combat Swine Flu Epidemic

ReStockIt.com is where customers can buy Purell hand sanitizer that really works at up to 50% off retail price. Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) April 28, 2009 -- In a great effort to help stop the spread of the swine flu epidemic, ReStockIt.com, where consumers go to buy Purell h...

Tough Laws, Higher Prices Mean Fewer Kids Smoke

Study finds that enforcing existing laws cuts rate by 21 percent THURSDAY, April 16 (HealthDay News) -- American adolescents who live in states that comply with tobacco sales laws are less likely to pick up a smoking habit than are those who live where the laws are not vigorously enfo...

New Web Site Will Help Consumers Find Lowest Local Prices for Prescription Drugs

www.PaRxPriceFinder.com is Part of Governor Rendell's Economic Recovery and Relief Initiative to Help Pennsylvania Families HARRISBURG, Pa., March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new Web site demonstrated in Harrisburg today will help consumers find the lowest local prices for more than...

NCPA Statement on Florida Study About Prescription Drug Prices in Underserved Areas

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health Service Online has published a study called "Variation in Drug Prices at Pharmacies: Are Drug Prices Higher in Poor Areas," by Walid F. Gellad. In response, Bruce T. Roberts, RPh, National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) executi...

Genomma Lab Prices Initial Public Offering and Begins Trading on Mexican Stock Exchange

MEXICO CITY, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genomma Lab Internacional, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: LAB) ("Genomma" or "the Company") today announced the pricing of its initial public offering. The offering consisted of 130,869,566 series B shares; 73.5% was placed with international investors and ...

Impact of Rising Gas, Food Prices Felt Globally

RICHMOND, Va., June 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Soaring gas prices are a contributing factor to soaring food prices and the impact is greatest on the poorest and most vulnerable within the global community - the countries that Christian Children's Fund serves. The situation is particularly ...

Economy, Health Care, and Gas Prices Top Issues for Women Business Owners

National Association of Women Business Owners Members Voice Their Opinions on National Policy Concerns MCLEAN, Va., June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state of the economy, the cost and availability of health insurance, fuel and other energy costs, and business tax issues are the top issu...

World fertilizer prices continue to soar, scientists stress need for fertilizer efficiency

World fertilizer prices doubled in 2007but the price of phosphate fertilizers then doubled again, and all fertilizer prices rose, in the 3 months from February through April 2008. The effects on global fertilizer prices of the devastating May 12 earthquake in Sichuan Province, Chinaa major product...

California Green and Organic Purchasing Strong Despite Rising Prices Says Mambo Sprouts Survey

Go Mambo! Tour Rolls into California Offering Consumers Healthy Savings on Natural and Organic Products COLLINGSWOOD, N.J., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer interest in buying green environmentally friendly products and healthy organic food remains high among California natu...

Consumer Reports: Some Drug Prices Can Vary By $100 or More for the Same Bottle of Pills

New Survey of More Than 40,000 Readers Gives High Marks To Independent Drugstores For Service, Knowledge, and Speed; Sheds Light On Evolving Consumer-Pharmacist Relationship YONKERS, N.Y., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For consumers who pay for all or most of their prescription drugs ou...

Eat Well, Save Money: BJ's Offers Everyday Low Prices on Top Quality Organic Groceries, Natural Foods Versus Supermarket Prices

NATICK, Mass., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Although food prices have risen sharply over the last 12 months, organic food sales' double-digit growth trend, which began in 1997, is expected to continue in 2008, according to the Organic Trade Association. While the perception is that organics are he...

PCMA: Skyrocketing Biotech Prices Challenge Employers, Consumers

WASHINGTON, April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) issued the following statement in response to today's article in The New York Times on skyrocketing biotech prices: "Americans currently spend $50 billion on biotech products and will spen...

NuVasive Prices $200 Million Convertible Senior Notes Due 2013

SAN DIEGO, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NuVasive, Inc. (Nasdaq: NUVA), a medical device company focused on developing products for minimally disruptive surgical treatments for the spine, announced the pricing of $200 million principal amount of 2.25% Convertible Senior Notes due 2013 thro...

IPC The Hospitalist Company, Inc. Prices Initial Public Offering

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IPC The Hospitalist Company, Inc. (Nasdaq: IPCM ), a leading provider of hospitalist services, announced yesterday the initial public offering of 5,200,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $16.00 per share. The C...

Albemarle Raises Prices of Specialty Aluminas

Increase Includes Flame Retardants, Fillers, Pigments and Ceramic Oxides BATON ROUGE, La., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB ), the world leader in the development and marketing of aluminum trihydroxide and other specialty aluminas for flame retardants, filler...

Albemarle to Raise Prices of Dibromomethane

BATON ROUGE, La., Nov. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Specialty chemicals maker Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB ) will increase minimum delivered prices of dibromomethane (also referred to as DBM, methylene dibromide, or MDB) by US$0.30/kg for full-container shipments, effective worldwide Dece...

Mylan Prices Offerings of Common Stock and Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mylan Inc. (NYSE: MYL ) announced that it has priced its concurrent public offerings of 1.86 million shares of 6.50% mandatory convertible preferred stock ("preferred stock") at $1,000 per share and 53.5 million shares of common stock at $14 per s...

American Association for Homecare Disputes Validity of Internet Power Wheelchair Prices as Basis for Reimbursement of Services in Medicare

Association Sends Letters to HHS Office of Inspector General and Congressman Pete Stark ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the American Association for Homecare vigorously disputed the validity of using Internet prices for power wheelchairs as a basis for setting reimb...

Lincare Holdings Inc. Prices $500 Million Convertible Senior Debentures Offering

CLEARWATER, Fla., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lincare Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: LNCR ) today announced the pricing of $250 million principal amount of convertible senior debentures due 2037 - Series A (the "Series A Debentures") and $250 million principal amount of convertible senior deben...

Ten Secrets for Getting High Quality Plastic Surgery at More Affordable Prices

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- With modern advances in medical science technology, and with a vastly changed economy, plastic surgery is now commonly affordable for the middle class. As in any other business, a savvy customer can easily find bargain prices w...

New Website, ElasticBandageStore.com, Offers Elastic Bandages at Wholesale Prices

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical supply company Med 101 announces the launch of their new website Elasticbandagestore.com , a site specializing in selling elastic bandages and elastic bandage wraps at wholesale prices. A new website, http://www.elasticbandagestore.com...

MIT: Rx for high drug prices

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--The mounting U.S. drug price crisis can be contained and eventually reversed by separating drug discovery from drug marketing and by establishing a non-profit company to oversee funding for new medicines, according to two MIT experts on the pharmaceutical industry. Stan Finke...

New Report Finds Mandatory Price Disclosure for Med Tech Would Likely Increase Prices

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study released today found that pending congressional legislation seeking the mandatory disclosure of prices for certain medical technologies would likely result in increased prices and "provide no tangible benefits to patients." The st...

New Study Finds Slow Rate of Growth in Overall Medical Technology Prices

Highlights Competitive Nature of Industry WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AdvaMed, the Advanced Medical Technology Association, today released an important new study that demonstrates the slow rate in growth in overall prices in the highly competitive medical technology sect...

Corporate Benefit Executives Identify Ways to Curb Prescription Drug Prices

Annual Arxcel study reveals that corporate benefit executives blame high prescription costs on drug manufacturers WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Corporate benefit executives identified ways to curb high prescription drug costs in the 2007 Arxcel Prescription Benefi...

Health care opinion leaders support public reporting of health care quality, prices

New York, November 19, 2007Health care providers, insurance companies and drug makers should make information about prices available to the public, according to a new survey of leaders in health care and health policy. The latest Commonwealth Fund/Modern Healthcare Health Care Opinion Leaders Surv...

Higher Gas Prices Leave Many Workers Running on Empty

Few have been unaffected by the rapidly increasing price of gas, which has inched its way up toward $4 a gallon in some parts of the United States . And consumers arent feeling those effects just in their wallets, a Florida State University professor has found. Research conducted by Wayne H...

New Drugs Prices Control Order to Be Issued After Finalisation of New Pharmaceutical Policy

Keeping in view the directions of the Supreme Court it has been proposed in the draft National Pharmaceutical Policy//, 2006 that basket of drugs for price control would be the essential medicine as contained in the NLEM 2003 in addition to the 74 drugs which are at present under price control unde...

Fixation of Prices of Drugs

The 74 bulk drugs including some anti-allergy drugs and pain killers specified in the First Schedule of the Drugs (Prices Control) order, 1995 (DPCO, 95) and the// formulations based thereon are under price control and their prices are fixed/revised by the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority ...

List of 886 Drug Prices that has been Reduced by Govt. of India

There has been a huge demand for us to publish the names of 886 drugs in India where the price has been reduced by 0.026% to 74.53%. //These drugs belong to 11 pharmaceuticals include 391 drugs from Cadila Healthcare. The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has been entrusted wit...

Impact of New Drug Retail Prices Soon: Paswan

Consumers will feel the full impact of the new pricing regime for hundreds of generic drugs in a month when the current stocks with chemists were phased out//, Chemicals and Fertiliser Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said Tuesday. "The agreement by the pharma industry to reduce the retail margin for...

Brand Name Drug Prices Zoom

A report has found that prices of 200 brand name drugs which are taken regularly by older Americans have risen by 6.3% during the 12 month period ending // mid June 2006, against an inflation rate of 3.8%. The survey was conducted by AARP and reported in their Rx Watchdog Report released on Tuesday...

Drug Prices Rising Faster Than Inflation

A recent report has revealed that the prices of brand-name prescription drugs that are commonly used by older Americans are rising// faster than the rate of inflation. However AARP's quarterly Rx Watchdog Report shows that prices of the 75 generic drugs commonly used by older Americans remain un...
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