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Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. Announces Expiration and Results of Tender Offers for Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes and Senior Subordinated Notes and Solicitation of Consents to Related Indentures

NEW YORK, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. announced today the expiration and the final results of the previously announced offers by its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Duane Reade Inc. and Duane Reade (collectively, the "Issuers"), to purchase for cash (i) any and all of th...

New Analysis: Women of Low Socio-Economic Status Face Unique Challenges Related to Smoking, Smoking Ban Policies

August Issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine Examines Unintended Consequences WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Smoking bans, while a necessary and positive trend for reducing exposure to secondhand smoke, have some unintended consequences--e...

Cancer treatment controls macular edema related to diabetes and to cataract surgery

SAN FRANCISCO, CA---This month's Ophthalmology , the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, reports on use of bevacizumab (Avastin), to benefit diabetic patients with macular edema as well as people who develop cystoid macular edema after cataract surgery. Bevacizumab is also used to t...

Are imaging features of hepatic angiomyolipoma related to its clinical setting?

This study consisted of 10 patients (three male and seven female) with hepatic angiomyolipoma, with a mean age of 55.1 years (age range, 19-78 years). Of these patients, dynamic contrast CT showed hepatic angiomyolipoma as a hypervascular mass with intratumoral fatty density, absence of a capsule,...

Uroplasty Announces Patent Issuance Related to the Urgent(R) PC System

MINNEAPOLIS, July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (NYSE Amex: UPI ), a medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets innovative proprietary products for the treatment of voiding dysfunctions, announced today the issuance of United States Patent No. 7,536,226 entitle...

Forest Laboratories and H. Lundbeck A/S Enter Into Settlement Agreement With Sun and Caraco Related to LEXAPRO(R) Patent Litigation

NEW YORK, July 10, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Forest Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: FRX ) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Forest Laboratories Holdings, Ltd. (collectively, "Forest"), and H. Lundbeck A/S ("Lundbeck") announced today that they have entered into a settlement agreement with Sun Pha...

Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. Announces Cash Tender Offers for Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes and Senior Subordinated Notes and Solicitation of Consents to Related Indentures

NEW YORK , July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Duane Reade Inc. and Duane Reade (collectively, the "Issuers"), are commencing fixed price offers to purchase for cash (i) any and all of the Issuers' $210 million outstanding aggregat...

American Society of Anesthesiologists Releases Following Statement Related to Media Inquires Regarding Michael Jackson's Death

CHICAGO, July 4 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to breaking news of drugs reportedly found at the scene of Michael Jackson's death, the American Society of Anesthesiologists releases the following statement: "The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), which is made up of physicians provid...

CDC's National Center for Environmental Health Works with Thomson Reuters to Help Identify and Track Illnesses Related to Harmful Algal Blooms

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters is working with the Centers for Disease Control's (CDC) National Center for Environmental Health to support development of the CDC's Harmful Algal Bloom-related Illness Surveillance System (HABISS). This unique system collects data o...

Attorney General Holder, HHS Secretary Sebelius and FBI Director Mueller Announce Law Enforcement Action Related to Heat Task Force

WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorney General Eric Holder, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and FBI Director Robert S. Mueller, III will announce a law enforcement action related to the Health Care Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Action Team (HEAT) tas...

Cancer Related Educational Video Sharing and Interactive Community Launches Online

- CancerTV Features On-Demand Videos from Oncologists, Academics, Institutions, Pharmaceutical Firms and Consumers, Plus Original Shows - BALTIMORE, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- CancerTV.com today announced the launch of an educational video sharing site that demystifies cancer and treatments for ...

Eye Related Symptoms Bring More Than Tears to Allergy Sufferers, New Survey Reveals

Free "Eye Health & Allergies" brochure available from Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Many allergy sufferers say symptoms such as itchy, dry, red and watery eyes leave them frustrated and irritable, tired, and distracted, according to...

The National Coalition for Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases Briefed Congress on Action Plan for a National Vision for Bone Health

Congress Urged to Support Bill for Bone Health Promotion and Research WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) in conjunction with the National Coalition for Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases held a briefing on Capitol Hill today to engage ...

Town Hall Meeting to Be Held on Wednesday, May 20, 2009 to Educate and Empower Garfield Residents on Medical and Legal Issues Related to Chromium Contamination

All Garfield Residents Invited to VFW from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. GARFIELD, N.J., May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The invasive, yet necessary, sample collection and testing currently taking place in homes, businesses and properties in Garfield, New Jersey, serves as a reminder to the city's re...

Adolescent Growth Plate Injuries May Be Related to Overuse

Early diagnosis and immobilization of growth plate injuries is key to putting an adolescent athlete back in the game, according to a recent study published in the May/June issue of Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Rosemont, IL (Vocus) May 5, 2009 -- Early di...

Steinberg Announces Senate Select Committee on Autism and Related Disorders

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) today announced the establishment of the Senate Select Committee on Autism (ASD) & Related Disorders which will build on the trailblazing work and important contributions of the th...

Forest Laboratories, Inc. Reports Fiscal Year 2009 Fourth Quarter Reported EPS of $0.31 Including $0.45 Per Share Charge Related to the Ongoing United States Attorney's Office Investigation

Company Provides Fiscal Year 2010 EPS Guidance in the Range of $3.45-$3.55 Per Share NEW YORK, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Forest Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: FRX ), a U.S.-based pharmaceutical company, today announced that earnings per share for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2009 w...

CitiusTech Launches Vantage 2012 Program to Enable Healthcare ISVs to Meet CCHIT Requirements & Capture HITECH Act Related Growth Opportunities

SARASOTA, Florida, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- CitiusTech, a leading provider of healthcare technology solutions and services, today announced the launch of Vantage 2012 - a comprehensive program to enable healthcare ISVs to meet CCHIT requirements and scale their professional services capabilitie...

Number of Revascularization Procedures, Related In-Hospital Mortality and Some Complications Decline, While Rates of Infection and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Following Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery Increase

Increases translate into $170 million in incremental Medicare spending in FY 2006 ATLANTA, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of revascularization procedures, related in-hospital mortality and some complications among Medicare beneficiaries decreased between 2003 and 2006. At the same time, ...

Cellegy and Adamis Stockholders Approve Merger Transaction and Related Proposals

Reverse Split Ratio of Outstanding Cellegy Common Stock Expected to be Approximately 1: 9.929060 BOYERTOWN, Pa., March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cellegy Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CLGY) today announced that the stockholders of both Cellegy and Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corpora...

ADD-care -- A Natural, Homeopathic Alternative Reducing Symptoms Related to Attention Deficit Disorder

ADD-care provides a natural and homeopathic alternative for reducing the symptoms related to attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) without a prescription and without negative side effects. Findings included in a study of chronic medication use in chi...

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...

German Medical Advancement Reflects Major Improvement in Individuals with Common and Chronic Illnesses Related to Immune System Dysfunction

A new preparation highly beneficial in patients with ailments from common skin disorders to hepatitis or HIV, is now available in the US without a prescription. Oral intake of the GKL03 synthetic peptides induces modulation and regulation of the immune system. GKL03 (Thymrevit) is a demonstrably ...

International Panel of Experts Gather for Roundtable Consensus Regarding Multiple Myeloma Related Disease

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, February 25, 2009, the Institute for Myeloma and Bone Cancer Research (IMBCR) will host a roundtable discussion bringing leading scientists in the field of cancer research together to discuss monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined signif...

Genesis Successfully Defends Multi-Million Dollar Arbitration Filed by CRG and CRGP; Related Parties Withdraw Remaining Demands for Arbitration Against Genesis

LAIYANG, China, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Genesis Pharmaceuticals Enterprises, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GNPH) ("Genesis" or the "Company"), a U.S. pharmaceutical company with its principal operations in the People's Republic of China, today announced that the American Arbitration ...

Daytime impairments in older men with obstructive sleep apnea are related to total sleep time

Westchester, Ill. A study in the Feb. 1 issue of the journal SLEEP shows that daytime functional impairments in older men with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are largely explained by total sleep time rather than OSA severity. A modest link between OSA severity and daytime sleepiness, measur...

Omega-3s ease depressive symptoms related to menopause

Quebec City, January 28, 2009Omega-3s ease psychological distress and depressive symptoms often suffered by menopausal and perimenopausal women, according to researchers at Universit Laval's Faculty of Medicine. Their study, published in the February issue of The American Journal of Clinical Nutr...

Endocare Announces Filing of Form S-4 Registration Statement Related to Proposed Merger With Galil Medical

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 26 /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 it has filed a registration statement on Form S-4 with the Secu...

2009: The Year of Health Care Reform? Faith-Based Investors See Doubling of Related Shareholder Resolutions, Growing Public Support From Corporate America

More Than Decade-Long Campaign by Religious Investors is Bearing Fruit; A Dozen Top Firms Have Now Embraced Strong Principles for Health Care Reform. NEW YORK, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How strong is the impetus from faith-based and other institutional investors for a breakthrough in...

Minnesota Power Selects InStep's eDNA Historian Software for Enterprise Operational and Asset Health Related Data Management

CHICAGO, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- InStep Software, LLC, a leading provider of real-time software products and solutions, announced today that Minnesota Power, a division of Duluth, Minn.-based ALLETE, Inc, has selected InStep's eDNA historian software to support their enterprise power delivery r...

Reduction in antibody gene rearrangement in B cells related to type 1 diabetes, lupus

PHILADELPHIA More drafts usually mean a better product and so it also seems to go with the human immune system. As B cells develop, genes rearrange to allow antibodies to recognize different foreign invaders or pathogens. But sometimes antibodies are created that recognize and attack the body's o...

A potential drug for ischemia/reperfusion related liver injury

Hepatic injury caused by ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) has been proposed as a key clinical problem associated with liver transplantation and major liver surgery. The production of reactive oxygen species (ROS), including superoxide, hydrogen peroxide, and hydroxyl radical, has been demonstrated in re...

Mylan Announces Settlement Agreement with Novartis Related to Femara(R) First- to-File Opportunity

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mylan Inc. (NYSE: MYL ) today announced that it and its subsidiary, Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., have entered into a settlement agreement with Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp., Novartis Corp. and Novartis International AG related to Letrozole Tablets, th...

Nine Year Ban Fails to Eradicate Asbestos Related Diseases

Nine years after its use was banned, statistics show that nearly 4,000 people in the UK die each year from the effects of asbestos exposure whilst at work. Manchester,UK (PRWEB) November 27, 2008 -- On 24th November 1999, the Government's ban on the use of Asbestos cam...

Watson Enters Into Agreement to Acquire Products Related to Teva's Proposed Acquisition of Barr

CORONA, Calif., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI ), a leading specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced a definitive agreement to acquire a portfolio of generic pharmaceutical products that are being divested as a result of the proposed merger bet...

Accuray Receives Nasdaq Notification Related to the Late Filing of Form 10-Q

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, announced today that on November 14, 2008, the Company received a notice from the Nasdaq Stock Market stating that it is not in compliance with the Nasdaq Mark...

Leading Physicians To Host Medical Device Related Infection Prevention CME Webcast

Rabih Darouiche, MD and Charles Love, MD to Present Live Webcast: 'New Standards of Care for CRMD Antibiotic Protection' MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- TYRX, Inc., a leader in the development and commercialization of combination drug-device products, announced today that it...

CHEST 2008: New research related to tobacco use

#6786 TOBACCO ABUSE BY US TROOPS IN IRAQ TWICE NATIONAL AVERAGE (Tuesday, October 28, 2:30 PM EST) The prevalence of tobacco use by US military deployed to Iraq is more than twice the national average. Researcher Michael A. Wilson of the United States Navy surveyed 408 Marines and sailors dep...

Integrity Capital Partners Ranked 2nd Fastest Growing Insurance Related Company in US by Inc. Magazine

Leader in secondary life insurance market ranked 156 among fastest growing private companies in America on Inc. 500 list BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrity Capital Partners, leader in the secondary life insurance market, announced today that it has been ranked the 2nd ...

Rutgers research identifies brain cells related to fear

NEWARK, NJ The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that in any given year, about 40 million adults (18 or older) will suffer from some form of anxiety disorder, including debilitating conditions such as phobias, panic disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It is estimate...
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