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Journal of Clinical Oncology Publishes TREANDA Study Demonstrating Significant Improvement in Overall Response and Progression-Free Survival in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

FRAZER, Pa., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cephalon, Inc. (Nasdaq: CEPH ) today announced that the Journal of Clinical Oncology has published data from a pivotal phase 3 study demonstrating that TREANDA(R) (bendamustine HCl) for Injection improved clinical outcomes when compared to chl...

Universal Health Services, Inc. Reports Significant Increases In 2009 Second Quarter and Six-Month Earnings, Raises Full Year Guidance

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS ) announced today that its reported net income attributable to UHS was $80.9 million, or $1.64 per diluted share, during the second quarter of 2009 as compared to $54.2 million, or $...

Cord Blood America Highlights Significant 2009 Progress

SANTA MONICA, Calif. and LAS VEGAS, July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), one of the largest umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation companies ( http://www.cordblood-america.com ) focused on bringing the life saving potentia...

A New Government-Run Plan Would Impose Significant Financial Losses on California Hospitals

WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many California hospitals would face substantial net losses if there were a large scale shift of individuals with private coverage to a government-run plan that reimburses providers at Medicare rates or Medicare rates plus 10 per...

Blood Test Shows Statistically Significant Association With Alzheimer's Disease (AD), May Predict Conversion of Mild Cognitive Impairment to AD

LONDON, BIRMINGHAM, England and VIENNA, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Zsuzsanna Nagy of the University of Birmingham today presented data from a clinical study, funded by Cytox Limited, demonstrating that a simple blood-based biomarker discriminated between patients with Alzheimer's d...

Journal of Alzheimer's Disease once again achieves significant impact factor increase

Amsterdam, The Netherlands and San Antonio, TX, USA, July 13, 2009 International publisher IOS Press and the Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease (JAD) are pleased to announce that once again there has been a significant increase in the Journal's Impact Factor, from 4.081 to 5...

Coapt Systems, Inc. Launches Hydrelle(TM) a New, FDA-Approved Dermal Filler with Lidocaine for Significant Wrinkle Correction and Greater Patient Comfort

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Coapt Systems, Inc. ( www.coaptsystems.com ) announced the launch of Hydrelle(TM) a new, FDA-approved hyaluronic acid based dermal filler for the treatment of facial wrinkles, such as nasolabial folds, also called "smile lines." Hydrelle is the first FD...

VYVANSE CII provided significant efficacy at 14 hours in adults with ADHD

Hollywood, FL July 1, 2009 Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced results from a Phase 3b study that found VYVANSE (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII demonstrated significant efficacy at 14 hours after administration during a simulated...

eCardio Receives Significant Investment in Private Funding from Sequoia Capital

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- eCardio Diagnostics , one of the nation's leading providers of arrhythmia monitoring services, today announced that it has received a significant minority investment from Sequoia Capital. This is eCardio's first round of institutional funding since...

Stemedica Discovers Significant Breakthrough in the Use of Stem Cells and Stem Cell Factors for the Treatment of Retinal Degeneration

Stemedica Cell Technologies, Inc., a leader in the manufacturing and development of clinical grade allogeneic adult stem cell technology, has discovered a significant breakthrough in the use of human stem cells and stem cell factors for the potential treatment of degenerations of the retina and r...

Equine Obesity is Associated with Significant Health Issues, Including Insulin Resistance and Laminitis

Vet-A-Mix announces the release of an optimal nutritional supplement to support overall health and laminitis prevention for at-risk horses. Shenandoah, IA (PRWEB) June 24, 2009 -- Equine obesity is on the rise in the United States. A large percentage of these horses are...

Frost & Sullivan: Self-Monitoring and POC Diabetes Tests Reveal Potential for Significant Growth, Boosting the European Diabetes Diagnostics Market

LONDON, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The European diabetes diagnostics market is poised for expansion with segments such as self-monitoring and point-of-care (POC) tests offering tremendous growth potential. Heightened efforts to generate awareness about diabetes and related diagnostic tests are a key ...

FDA Approves SAMSCA(TM) (tolvaptan), the First and Only Oral Vasopressin Antagonist to Treat Patients With Clinically Significant Hypervolemic and Euvolemic Hyponatremia

Once-Daily SAMSCA Increases Serum Sodium Levels Through Increase in Free Water Clearance TOKYO and PRINCETON, N.J., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (OPC) and Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development and Commercialization, Inc. (OPDC) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug...

New Clinical Data Shows Significant Improvement in the Appearance of Fat Using SlimLipo(TM) Laser

SlimLipo laser-assisted liposuction offers patients better results and quicker recovery as compared to traditional liposuction and other liposuction systems currently on the market; Now available in powerful 40 watt model BURLINGTON, Mass., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Palomar Medical Te...

BioHorizons Reports on Comparative 3-Year Dental Implant Study Showing Significant Crestal Bone and Soft Tissue Retention Using Laser-Lok(R) Microchannels

3-Year Study Highlights the Clinical Success of Dental Implants with Laser-Lok(R) Technology over Traditional Implants BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- BioHorizons, a leader in the dental implant industry, reported today that data from a three-year prospective, controlled, multi-cente...

U.S. Study Shows Significant Improvement for Patients Suffering from Excessive Sweating with Topical Antiperspirant

ALBANY, N.Y., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeo Pharma announced today a new study recently published that demonstrated the efficacy and safety of Hydrosal(R), a novel high strength topical antiperspirant with 15% aluminum chloride and 2% salicylic acid in proprietary gel base for patients with ...

Dynatronics Reports Significant Improvement in Operations

SALT LAKE CITY, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dynatronics Corporation (Nasdaq: DYNT ) today announced results for its fiscal third quarter and nine months ended March 31, 2009. Operating results showed significant improvement over the three and nine months ended March 31, 2008. Pre-tax ...

Indianapolis Residents View Economic Challenges as Significant Barrier to Properly Managing Type 2 Diabetes

Cost of diabetes treatments, local gyms and fresh food among barriers preventing Indianapolis residents from implementing healthy habits to take control of their diabetes INDIANAPOLIS, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD), a not-for-profit organization dedicate...

Personalized Medicine Makes Significant Headway Following the Rapid Evolution of U.S. Molecular Diagnostics Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- As early diagnosis of cancer is critical for faster cure, longer survival, and better quality of life for patients, better access to diagnostics is the uppermost priority for primary care. Innovative molecular technologies have generated a wave of cance...

Positive Results for Ophthotech's Novel Therapy for Wet AMD - Study of Anti-PDGF and Anti-VEGF Therapy Shows Significant Neovascular Regression and Enhanced Visual Outcome

59% of patients showed 3-line gain (significant visual gain) and 100% neovascular regression FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Ophthotech Corp. today announced positive results of a phase 1 clinical study evaluating E10030, its novel anti-platelet derived growth factor (anti-PDGF...

Maternal depression is associated with significant sleep disturbance in infants

Westchester, Ill. A study in the May 1 issue of the journal SLEEP suggests that babies born to mothers with depression are more likely to suffer from significant sleep disturbances at 2 weeks postpartum that continue until 6 months of age. Findings of the study are of particular importance, as ...

Post-marketing Study of Smartlipo Procedure by Juva Skin Reveals Significant Skin Tightening

Cosmetic patients seeking out the best Smartlipo should be encouraged by a recent study of Smartlipo MPX. The study showed significant improvements in skin tightening and new collagen markers in patients who participated. (PRWEB) April 28, 2009 -- A cosmetic patient st...

Governor Rendell Says Medical Malpractice Insurance Continues to Show Signs of Significant Improvement

Both Mcare and court claims lower than in 2003 HARRISBURG, Pa., April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today said that the most recent data from the Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error Fund (Mcare) and the Pennsylvania courts point to significant improveme...

Broadlane Helps Health System Realize Significant Financial and Operational Improvements

Jordan Health Systems recognizes 19.5 percent reduction in contract spend in three months; $1.2 million savings projected for 2009 Dallas, TX (Vocus) April 14, 2009 -- Broadlane has helped Jordan Health Systems in Plymouth, Massachusetts, recognize a 17 percent reduc...

TRICOR Systems Inc. Receives ISO 13485 Certification; Contract Manufacturer Achieves Another Significant Milestone in 32 Year History

TRICOR Systems Inc. announced that it had received an ISO 13485 Certificate of Registration issued by NSAI (National Standards Authority of Ireland). The certification ads to TRICOR's previous certifications and FDA registration. Elgin, IL. (PRWEB) April 8, 2009 -- TRIC...

2008 Sees Significant Rise in Prescription Abandonment and Uptake of Generics

New Data Show U.S. Rx Abandonment Rate Up 34 Percent Since 2006; Generics Led Brands By a Billion Prescriptions in 2008 BRIDGEWATER, N.J., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading provider of information and business intelligence for students, professionals and instituti...

Kenyan Pharmaceutical Industry Can Expect Significant Growth Despite Global Conditions, Finds Frost & Sullivan

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Expanding therapeutic areas are creating significant opportunities for growth within the Kenyan pharmaceutical industry. Although infectious diseases are still responsible for the largest burden of disease in Kenya, non-communicable diseases are bec...

Autism Study Finds Significant Benefit with Hyperbaric Treatment

MELBOURNE, Fla., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- In a medical world that tells parents of autistic children to "accept" the condition of their child, a new study brings not only hope, but actual help, to these families. Lead physician and researcher, Daniel Rossignol, M.D., treats children with autism. S...

Wuesthoff Health System and Broadlane Continue Exclusive Relationship; Orthopedic Consulting Initiative Yields Significant Savings

Wuesthoff saves 16 percent system-wide on orthopedic spend Dallas (Vocus) March 24, 2009 -- Broadlane announced today that Wuesthoff Health System has renewed its supply chain relationship with Broadlane. Wuesthoff will continue to access Broadlane's unparalleled natio...

New Survey Highlights the Significant Impact of the Economic Downturn on Europe's Sleep

COPENHAGEN, March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- - On Average a Quarter of Europeans Surveyed From UK, Portugal, France, Germany, Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland Claim Worsening Quality of Sleep Thanks to the Economy(1) - Portuguese are Most Affected, With 42% Making the Admission, Compar...

Patients, Senate, House Members Identify Significant Medicare Savings While Increasing Quality of Patient Care

Medicare Coverage of Cost-Effective High-Quality Home Infusion Can be First Step in Initiating Healthcare Reform WASHINGTON, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients on Medicare and Senato...

Study finds injectable birth control causes significant weight gain and changes in body mass

GALVESTON, Texas Women using depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA), commonly known as the birth control shot, gained an average of 11 pounds and increased their body fat by 3.4 percent over three years, according to researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB). However, wome...

Insulin drug study shows significant improvements in more than 52,000 diabetic patients

A major international diabetes study of more than 52,000 patients from eight countries has shown that using biphasic BIAsp 30 insulin resulted in significant clinical improvements and greater patient satisfaction. The findings, reported in the March issue of IJCP, the International Journal of...

Follow-Up Tests of Leading Personal Care and Household Cleaning Brands Reveal Significant Improvements in Levels of Carcinogenic 1,4-dioxane

But New Study Indicates Many Products Mislabeled as 'Natural' and 'Organic' Should Still Have Cancer Warning ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, March 6, 2009 a follow-up study on 1,4-dioxane contamination in consumer products commissioned by the Organic ...

Universal Health Services, Inc. Reports Significant Increases in 2008 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings from Continuing Operations Per Diluted Share and Reports 2009 Guidance

Consolidated Results of Operations: KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS ) announced today that its reported net income was $46.5 million, or $.93 per diluted share, during the fourth quarter of 2008 as compared to $40.0 million,...

CRH experiences significant increase in business activity

VANCOUVER, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CRH Medical announced today that for the year ended December 31, 2008, it had 27,348 patient visits at its Centers for Colorectal Health compared to 13,461 for the same period in 2007. In addition, as a result of it's Partnership Program, the Company sol...

Dynatronics Reports Profitable Second Quarter - Signaling Significant Improvement Over Prior Year Results

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dynatronics Corporation (Nasdaq: DYNT ) today announced results for its fiscal second quarter and six months ended December 31, 2008. Operating results showed significant improvement over the three and six months ended December 31, 2007. Pr...

Roche Announces Significant Price Reduction of Two ACCU-CHEK(R) Glucose Monitoring Kits to Help Customers With Diabetes During These Difficult Economic Times

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche announced today that people with diabetes will see a significant price reduction on the price of both the ACCU-CHEK(R) Aviva and ACCU-CHEK(R) Compact Plus Meter Care Kits, effective immediately. "We are pleased to be able to provide our custome...

Tamaris Announces Foot and Leg Ulcers Pose Significant Health Threat

A new research study could redefine treatment for disease Chicago, IL (Vocus) January 27, 2009 -- Americans are living longer, but living longer means our aging population is at greater risk for acquiring disease. For those with high cholesterol, diabetes and high blo...

Statewide Smoke-Free Law Must Be Comprehensive, Preserve Local Control and is Not a Substitute for a Significant Tobacco Tax Increase

FRANKFORT, Ky., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of the American Lung Association, American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO ) As the leading h...
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