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Arizona Pain Specialists Contend Recent Vertebroplasty Studies are Misleading: Studies Actually Show it is Effective at Reducing Pain

Two studies released August 6, 2009 in the New England Journal of Medicine claim to demonstrate that vertebroplasty, a procedure to treat some painful spine fractures, is not effective. According to several authorities in the field, this is incorrect, as both studies actually demonstrate a signi...

ReGen Biologics Clarifies Recent Press about the Menaflex Device

HACKENSACK, N.J., Aug 5 /PRNewswire/ -- ReGen Biologics, a Hackensack, NJ based orthopedic products company seeks to clarify several statements regarding its Menaflex collagen meniscus implant that were made in a press release that was issued on Tuesday, August 4, by a party unaffiliated...

Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Recent Developments

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 3, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA ) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009. Arena reported a lower net loss allocable to common stockholders in the second quarter of 2009 of...

PracticeMatch Releases Results of Recent 'State of the Industry' Survey of Physician Recruiters

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- PracticeMatch, the leading provider of physician data and sourcing services, has recently completed its yearly survey of in-house physician recruiters on the state of the physician recruitment industry. Survey results have revealed that the phys...

American Association for Homecare Sets the Record Straight About Recent Home Medical Equipment Issues in the News

ARLINGTON, Va., July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to recent media stories that perpetuate misperceptions about home medical equipment and services (durable medical equipment) and about the Medicare competitive bidding program for medical equipment, the American Association f...

US Farms, Inc. Updates on Recent Aloe Vera Findings Relating to Cleaner and Healthier Teeth

SAN DIEGO, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- US Farms, Inc. (Pink Sheets: USFM), a diversified Farming, Nursery and Wellness company announced today that a new recent study shows that Aloe Vera gel as tooth gel, can soothe gun pain and fight cavities. The findings, published in the May/J...

Waging War on Wrinkles: Infini Cosmetic Associates Now Offers Recent FDA Approved Dysport - The Botox Alternative

Infini Cosmetic Associates in Scottsdale will carry Dysport™ the newly FDA approved wrinkle remover and rival to Botox®. Founder and Chief Surgeon, Dr. William Hall has performed thousands of injections over the last six years and trained many other professionals on Botox® and other...

Expert Statement Issued about Lantus(R) Following Recent Publications in Diabetologia

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi-aventis (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY ) announced today the release of an Expert Statement by a multidisciplinary board of renowned international experts following an in-depth assessment of the recent publications of registry...

Delcath Systems to Host July 27th Conference Call to Update Investors on Recent Progress

NEW YORK, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delcath Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: DCTH ) today announced that it will release financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009 on Monday, July 27, 2009 after the market close. In addition, Eamonn Hobbs, the Company's new Preside...

Connectyx Technologies Holdings Group, Inc. to Host Nationwide Teleconference Today, July 9, 2009; Company Will Discuss Recent Developments, New Partnerships and Initiatives for MedFlash EPHR, and Second Quarter Results

PALM CITY, Fla., July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Connectyx (Other OTC: CTYX) - Connectyx Technologies Holdings Group, Inc. announced recently that the Company will be hosting a Nationwide Teleconference today, July 9, 2009, at 4:15pm EDT. During the call, Ronn Schuman, Connectyx President ...

Nicotine dependence remains prevalent despite recent declines in cigarette use

June 24, 2009 Despite recent declines in cigarette use in the U.S., nicotine dependence has remained steady among adults and has actually increased among some groups. The finding by researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health suggests that public health initiatives have bee...

Medical Safety Net in Florida to Strengthen with Recent Grants

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Blue Foundation for a Healthy Florida has approved grants to be awarded this summer to nine nonprofit Florida organizations dedicated to expanding the health care safety net for people who may otherwise go without care or rely on costly emergency...

Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. Sets Time for Discussion of Recent FDA Action

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. (Nasdaq: MTXX ), an over-the-counter healthcare company announced today that they will hold a conference call to discuss recent actions on Thursday, June 18, 2009 at 11:00 AM ET. To access the teleconference, ple...

Roche to Commence Phase III Trials with Innovative Treatment Designed to Lower Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes Patients with Recent Heart Attack

- SYNCHRONY Study Published in The Lancet Supports Cardio-Protective Potential of Aleglitazar - NUTLEY, N.J., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche today announced it will start Phase III clinical investigations for aleglitazar, its innovative PPAR co-agonist R1439 which is uniquely designed to reduce...

Coalition Commends Senators Baucus, Grassley for Including Prevention, Wellness of Chronic Disease in Recent Paper on Coverage Policy Options

WASHINGTON, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) commends Senate Finance Committee Chairman Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.), and Ranking Member Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) for prioritizing prevention and management of chronic diseases and their risk factor...

Association of Flight Attendants-CWA Testifies on Emergency Planning After Recent Flu Outbreak

WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) today testified on Capitol Hill regarding concerns that arose after a recent public health emergency and the summer travel outlook for this year. The U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Av...

Cardium Reports on First Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Recent Developments

SAN DIEGO, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM ) today reported its financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2009, and on recent developments and future outlook. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20051018/CARDIUMLOGO ) Cardium...

Dieters Dealt a Body Blow From Recent Labeling of Hydroxycut as Unsafe for Human Consumption

Food Intolerance Testing: Natural Alternative to Hydroxycut? DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The country's estimated 50 million dieters were dealt a body blow on Friday when the FDA declared Hydroxycut (containing hydroxycitric acid, a purported liver toxin) unsafe for human cons...

Product Shifts are Occurring in the Renal Anemia and Bone and Mineral Metabolism Markets According to the Most Recent TreatmentTrends(R): US Nephrology Report from BioTrends Research Group

EXTON, Pa., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. released TreatmentTrends(R): US Nephrology, a syndicated report based on online survey results from over 200 US Nephrologists. In the ESA market, changes that have occurred seem to have taken place at the product level, while...

Breast Augmentation: Survey Highlights Recent Trends In Today's Most Popular Cosmetic Surgery Procedure

Despite the highly anticipated Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of silicone gel implants for cosmetic purposes in 2006, saline-filled implants remain the most popular choice for primary breast augmentation, according to a study published in the March/April issue of Aesthetic Surgery J...

American Society of Anesthesiologists Recent Public Debate Comes to Dead End

CORONA DEL MAR, Calif., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Patient Safety Week was March 8-14. Promoting the use of the automated blood pressure device (1979), the pulse oximeter (1983) and the brain activity monitor (1997) was never for personal financial profit. All of these technological devices c...

A New Zealand Experience That Improves Lives: Arizona Man Finds Affordable, Quality Healthcare and Freedom From Constant Hip Pain on Recent Trip

Medtral New Zealand offers complete medical travel packages for North American patients seeking a viable, safe alternative to expensive healthcare treatment. Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 8, 2009 -- Bob Light reached a painful crossroads in his life. The Phoenix, Arizo...

Siemens Announces Latest Contracts, Recent 'Go Lives,' and Strong Customer Support for its Workflow-Enhancing Healthcare IT Solution Soarian Clinicals, at HIMSS 2009

Multiple customer agreements for Soarian Clinicals and Siemens surround clinical applications help define a banner year for the system that streamlines the flow of clinical information to support hospital patient-safety initiatives. CHICAGO, April 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Siemens ( www...

MGT Capital Investments, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2008 Financial Results and Provides an Update on Recent Developments

NEW YORK, April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGT Capital Investments, Inc. (NYSE AMEX: MGT ), a holding company, today reported financial results for the year ended December 31, 2008 and provided an update on strategic milestones. For the year ended December 31, 2008 MGT Capital Inve...

Cardium Reports on Recent Highlights, Financial Results and 2009 Outlook

SAN DIEGO, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM ) today reported highlights and financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2008, and other important recent developments and outlook for 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/c...

Atkins Responds to Recent New England Journal of Medicine Weight-Loss Diets Study Results

Low-Carb Diets Included in Study Not Atkins Diet DENVER, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) study titled "Comparison of Weight-Loss Diets with Different Compositions of Fat, Protein, and Carbohydrates" (Feb. 26, 2009), concluded that reduced-calorie diets ...

Avian Flu Economics Expert Urges Vigilance In Monitoring Recent Outbreak

The recent reoccurrence of the avian flu in China, India and the Middle East should serve as a reminder that threats to the global economy can come from a variety of sources, cautions the leader of a task force that studied the avian flu threat and its potentially devastating impact on world fina...

Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes: New Blog and Slide Presentation on the Diabetes Best Practices Website Discuss the Most Recent Studies in this Field

The control of blood sugar and its possible role in preventing cardiovascular disease is the focus of discussion on a new blog for health care professionals. Somerville, NJ (PRWEB) February 17, 2009 -- Does the control of blood sugar, an important part of treatment for ...

LegalView Continues to Offer Updated News on the Recent Peanut Butter Recall Linked to Salmonella Poisonings and Several Deaths

LegalView updated its peanut butter recall information portal to provide consumers with up-to-the-minute news on the salmonella poisonings that have become fatal for several consumers. Nearly 500 Americans have now been affected by the tainted peanut butter. Denver, CO ...

Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease: Online Presentation Looks at the Complex Relationship of These Two Diseases in Light of Recent Studies

Dr. Anthony McCall presents an audio-slide presentation on the Diabetes Best Practices Website, analyzing the ACCORD, ADVANCE and UKPDS-80 trials and the role of glycemic control in treating type 2 diabetes as well as preventing heart disease. Somerville, NJ (PRWEB) Jan...

Medarex Reviews Recent Highlights and Outlook for 2009

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medarex, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEDX ) today provided an overview of the company's strong science-base and strategy for maximizing the value of its product portfolio. Also provided were recent highlights of Medarex's record of achievements in 2008, as we...

Labopharm Comments on Recent Trading Activity

LAVAL, QC, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Labopharm Inc. (TSX: DDS, NASDAQ: DDSS ), at the request of Market Surveillance on behalf of the Toronto Stock Exchange, today commented on the recent trading activity of its common shares. The Company is not aware of any reason for the recent trading a...

Bionovo to Present Recent Findings of BN108, its Anticancer Agent, at the 31st Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bionovo, Inc. (Nasdaq: BNVI ) will present findings on the mechanism of action of its anti-cancer agent BN108 at the 31st Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium being held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio TX, Decemb...

LCA-Vision Board of Directors Responds to Recent Letters from Stockholder Group

CINCINNATI, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LCA-Vision Inc. (Nasdaq: LCAV ) ("LCA-Vision" or the "Company"), a leading provider of laser vision correction services under the LasikPlus(R) brand, today announced that its Board of Directors has sent a letter to three stockholders in response to r...

Beacon Equity Issues Technical Trade Alerts on Recent Analyst Upgrades: SPC, WSM, MRX, WXS, MHGC, DSPG

DALLAS, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- BeaconEquity.com announces the availability of Trade Alerts on stocks making news today. Investors can view all of the daily trading notes for free by visiting: http://www.BeaconEquity.com/m Today's Trade Alerts include: Spectrum Brands Inc. (NYS...

Nordic Naturals Offers Cod Liver Oil Solutions in Response to Recent Vitamin A and Vitamin D Controversy

WATSONVILLE, Calif., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the commentary entitled "Cod Liver Oil, Vitamin A Toxicity, Frequent Respiratory Infections, and the Vitamin D Deficiency Epidemic" published on November 11th by 16 well known supplement experts, Nordic Naturals announced today that its co...

11.4% Shareholders & Former Executive Management of LCA-Vision Express Shock and Disbelief at Recent Adoption of Poison Pill

CINCINNATI, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Stephen Joffe, Craig Joffe, and Alan Buckey today filed an amendment to their Schedule 13D with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The group previously filed a 13D disclosing ownership of 11.4% of LCA-Vision, Inc. (Nasdaq: LCAV ), which operates...

After Financial Bailout, a Long Term Care Bailout? No, Industry Expert Says, Pointing to Recent Congressional Action

Will Long Term Care Awareness Week (November 16-22) Help Avert New Economic Tsunami? KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the $700-billion-plus economic bailout and stimulus program, "Congress does not relish another big bailout," says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of LTC Financial Pa...

MGT Capital Investments Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Provides Update on Recent Developments

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGT Capital Investments, Inc. (Amex: MGT ), a technology holding company focused on the Healthcare Information Technology ("HCIT") sector, today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2008, and provided an update on stra...

Beacon Equity Issues Technical Trade Alerts on Recent Analyst Upgrades: WMT, EYE, ESRX, EXP, QLGC, NSM

DALLAS, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- BeaconEquity.com announces the availability of Trade Alerts on stocks making news today. Investors can view all of the daily trading notes for free by visiting: http://www.BeaconEquity.com/m Today's Trade Alerts include: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT ), ...
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