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Burrill Merchant Banking Advises Pfizer Inc. on Dermatology Portfolio Divestment

SAN FRANCISCO, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Burrill Merchant Banking acted as exclusive financial advisor to Pfizer Inc. on its recently-completed divestment of three investigational compounds for dermatological conditions to Graceway Pharmaceuticals, LLC. Financial terms of the agreement we...

Medical Imaging Modality Vendors Should Focus on Innovation and Alliances with Market Leaders, Advises Frost & Sullivan

LONDON, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The market for most medical imaging devices is at a mature phase. Most unit shipment sales are geared towards the replacement of older systems. Global conglomerates, which have a combined market share of about 80 per cent, dominate the market. However...

Startech Environmental Advises Shareholders to Take No Action in Response to Friendly LRL Tender Offer

WILTON, Conn., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Startech Environmental Corp. (OTC BB: STHK), a fully reporting, Award-winning Environment and Energy Company, today urged its shareholders not to take any action with respect to the commencement of a tender offer on July 6, 2009 by Friendly LRL H...

Amylin Advises All Shareholders to Vote Their Blue Proxy Card Today

Amylin Urges Shareholders to Support the Company's Twelve Nominees SAN DIEGO, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMLN ) today reminded its shareholders to use their BLUE proxy card to vote FOR all of Amylin's nominees, including its two new independent D...

CVMF Advises on How to Save Money on Veterinary Bills

The most common causes for vet visits and how to avoid them (Vocus) May 26, 2009 -- Avoiding common diseases in pets is not only possible but by being proactive, you can save a great deal of money in medical expenses, says leading veterinarian Dr. Arnold Goldman , pres...

Industry Coalition Advises Against Use of Dietary Supplements as Swine Flu Remedy, Cure

WASHINGTON, May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The dietary supplement industry is aware of public concern regarding H1N1 flu virus ("swine flu") and of the desire of the public to protect itself against this virus. The trade associations of the dietary supplement industry support the responsible sal...

If You Haven't Yet, Plan Now for a Pandemic, CCH Advises Employers

RIVERWOODS, Ill., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The very real possibility of a swine flu pandemic should be a wake-up call to the many organizations that have not developed a plan to cope with widespread employee illness, according to CCH, part of Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. To reduce the impac...

AVMA Advises Consumers That Pork and Pork Products Are Safe for Consumption

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is advising consumers concerned about the outbreak of the new virus being called swine influenza that neither exposure to pigs nor consumption of pork are risk factors for infection. "Th...

Red Cross Advises Evacuees to Stay Put Until Conditions Are Safe

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although what was once Hurricane Gustav has weakened to a tropical depression, the American Red Cross urges all evacuees to stay away from affected areas until authorities deem it safe to return. "We know people are eager to go home, especially ...

Social Security Statement Advises Seniors to Consider Private Long-Term Care Insurance, LTC Agency Reports; Medicare Won't Cover It

KIRKLAND, Wash., June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A few months ago, members of Congress asked the Social Security Commission to clear up a misperception of many Americans approaching retirement age. "A lot of seniors had the idea that Medicare would cover their long-term care expenses," says Cameron Tr...

Croft & Bender Advises Atlanta-based Alliance Surgery, Inc. in Its Acquisition by HealthMark Partners, Inc. of Nashville

ATLANTA, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Croft & Bender, an Atlanta-based investment banking firm, served as the financial advisor to Atlanta-based Alliance Surgery, Inc. (ASI) in the recently announced acquisition of ASI by HealthMark Partners, Inc. (HMP) of Nashville, Tenn. Both organizations dev...

Tax Planning Ideas: Sound Strategies Protect Wealth, Advises Whitnell & Co.

CHICAGO and OAK BROOK, Ill., April 4, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Guarding wealth from unnecessary taxes is an imperative. But individuals with high net worth may not always have the time and resources to manage their wealth optimally, or they may have an inexperienced financial advisor who is not pr...

SaltWorks, Inc. Advises Table Salt Alternatives

Health risks of refined salt prompt consumers, food industry to consider benefits of natural sea salt WOODINVILLE, Wash., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- No one would knowingly sprinkle chemicals over a dinner plate - yet that's exactly what millions of Americans unwittingly do e...

My Medicare Matters(TM) Advises Evaluating Your Current Medicare Part D Plan During Open Enrollment

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- My Medicare Matters(TM), the community- based education program that has helped millions of seniors understand Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage, is encouraging people with Medicare to evaluate their current drug plan and decide whether to change plans duri...

Russell Investment Group Advises Protalix Biotherapeutics of Index Adjustment

CARMIEL, Israel, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Russell Investment Group has advised Protalix Biotherapeutics (Amex: PLX ) that there will be a float weight adjustment effective after the close of trading on September 28, 2007 in the following indexes: Russell 2000, Russell 2000 Growt...

Play it Straight with Swine Flu, AA Travel Insurance Advises

Even though some countries are screening visitors and some airlines are reported to be refusing travellers with symptoms similar to flu to board planes, travel insurers are treating swine flu as they would with any other medical condition. Basingstoke, UK (PRWEB) -- A q...

Get Long-Term Care Protection Now; Don't Wait for Health Reform, Industry Leader Advises

Denise Gott Gives Five Reasons for Immediate Action KIRKLAND, Wash., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- If and when Congress passes health reform legislation, it may or may not include a public option for long-term care, the assistance with daily living required by millions suffering from long-lasting i...

Don't Wait for the Election to Plan Your Long-Term Healthcare, Insurance Leader Advises

Though Both Obama and Clinton Promise Comprehensive Healthcare Plans, Long Term Care Will Continue to Require Separate, Private Funding KIRKLAND, Wash., May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Will the next President introduce healthcare reform? "Probably," says Cameron Truesdell, CEO of one of ...

FDA Advises Manufacturers to Test Glycerin for Possible Contamination

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning pharmaceutical manufacturers, suppliers, drug repackers, and health professionals who compound medications to be especially vigilant in assuring that glycerin, a sweetener commonly used worldwide in liquid over-the-counter and prescription dru...

Doctor Advises Caution Over Flu Drug

In this weeks BMJ, a senior doctor advises caution over the use of the antiviral drug oseltamivir (Tamiflu). His concern follows advice by the Japanese authorities in March 2007 against prescribing oseltamivir to adolescents after the separate suicides of two 14 year olds who jumped to the...

Yogi Ram Dev Advises Youth to Exercise Self-control

Yogu guru Swami Ram Dev has launched a seven-day camp in this Taj Mahal city, saying youths needed to exercise restraint on sex and other licentious activities.// Ram Dev, who enjoys wide following in India and abroad, said he was opposed to sex education being given to the young. 'A bal...

Health Watchdog Advises a Rethink on NHS Cancer Services

The health watchdog, the King's Fund advises that in view of the recent developments in technology and the ageing population the national strategy for cancer services should// be revised. This change in track was part of the King’s Fund report that was commissioned by charity Cancer Research U...

Plan for Death, Health Center Advises People

People plan various phases of their life like education, marriage, job prospects and retirement, but health officials say that they do not plan for the most important thing - death. Dr. Anne Simpson, //the director of Ethics Institute for the University of New Mexico's Health Sciences Center wants ...

Sleep Apnea: Take It to Heart, Loyola Advises

In celebration of National Sleep Awareness Week, March 5 – 11, Loyola University Health System’s Center for Sleep Disorders is encouraging people who snore loudly, hear// themselves (or are told that they) gasp for air at night or wake up groggy to be evaluated for sleep apnea, a potentially deadly...

If Baby Is Breech, Technology Might Help

...n breech babies about three years ago. But the opinion stresses that great caution must be exercised if a breech baby is to be delivered vaginally and advises doctors to warn prospective parents of potential risks and have them sign a consent form saying that they're aware of the risks. In a breech baby, ...

Atlanta Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon Thomas Lintner, MD Renewing Bodies and Spirits for New Moms with a Mommy Makeover

... restore women’s bodies to their pre-pregnancy figures. Dr. Lintner says although Mommy Makeovers are focused on improving a number of areas, he advises patients to concentrate only on what they feel is truly needed. “As far as body contouring goes, we look at several different options, and we tr...

Boot Camp for New Dads Now Working with Renowned Katherine Stone - Educating Fathers about Postpartum Depression

...h more than 200,000 new dads over the past 19 years, Boot Camp for New Dads advises new fathers to watch for signs of PPD in mom and offers tips on how to reco... or your physician. Baby blues or postpartum? Boot Camp for New Dads advises dads of several signs that indicate the more serious PPD:   ...

Dermatologists Shed Light on Common Pigmentation Problems and Solutions in Skin of Color

... study found that there were an increased number of estrogen receptors in areas where patients developed melasma. For this reason, Dr. Breadon advises patients with melasma to consider stopping oral contraceptives and hormone replacement therapy due to the large amount of estrogens in these medicatio...

Tanning Beds Get Highest Carcinogen Rating

...egulates advertising claims about the devices. The FDA currently requires tanning salons to direct all customers to wear protective eye goggles and advises consumers to limit their exposure to tanning devices, and avoid them if you have certain medical conditions such as lupus or diabetes or are susceptib...

Employee Wellness Programs Demonstrate Positive Return on Investment for Businesses

...ty for Human Resource Management. Don R. Powell, PhD., president and CEO, American Institute of Preventive Medicine, Farmington Hills, Mich., advises companies to consider how comprehensive a wellness program should be for their company. "HR managers should consider issues such as maximiz...

Many Young Adults Uninformed About Vaccines

...necessary vaccinations and booster shots. "The majority of adults [87 percent] are very likely to get vaccinated if their doctor or other clinician advises that they get vaccinated," she said. "Our hope is that clinicians throughout the care continuum will become increasingly aware of adult vaccinations, ...

IncentOne Announces New Incentive 'Wrap-Around' to Increase Participation in Multi-Flu Prevention Programs

...are for having 30% of their workers unavailable because of flu. (2) The CDC advises the single best way to protect against the flu is to get vaccinated each ye... . (2) Occupational Health & Safety 6/10/09 and podcast "Expert advises Employers to Offer 'Flu Benefit', http://ohsonline.com/Podcasts/2009/0...

Nation's Most Popular Cosmetic Surgery Procedure is a Way for One Houston Plastic Surgeon to Renew Body Contours and Self-Esteem

...with her appearance. Dr. Straka says one of the questions he is most often asked is whether the better option is silicone over saline implants. He advises patients that both implants can help the patient achieve her goals, but that silicone implants have a softer, more natural feel – and they have ...

YAI/NIPD Board of Trustees Elects Eliot Green Chair and Sheldon Kwiat Vice Chair

...iations, primarily in the area of health care, social and human services, education, visual and performing arts, and sports and entertainment. He also advises governing boards on matters such as board fiduciary duties and liability, governance and accountability, regulatory compliance and charitable solicita...

YAI/NIPD Board of Trustees Elects Eliot Green Chair and Sheldon Kwiat Vice Chair

...iations, primarily in the area of health care, social and human services, education, visual and performing arts, and sports and entertainment. He also advises governing boards on matters such as board fiduciary duties and liability, governance and accountability, regulatory compliance and charitable solicita...

Addiction scientists call for end to executions for drug offenders

...k. They are saying now with one voice that the death penalty for drug-related offences is a totally ineffective response to a complex problem. Science advises that the penalty should be abolished." ...

VA Advisory Committee on Women Veterans Visits Dallas

...Veterans Affairs (VA) upgrade of programs and services for women Veterans, the Department's Advisory Committee on Women Veterans, an expert panel that advises VA on issues and programs affecting women Veterans, recently traveled to the VA North Texas Health Care System in Dallas. "Enhancing care for wo...

Hard To Treat Diseases (HTDS.PK) Reasserting Multi Million Dollar IP Ownership Rights

...management will decide the direction of the IP division shortly after the ownership rights have been finalized. In other corporate news, the company advises its readers and followers that this IP ownership legal issue is separate and in addition to the partial distribution HTDS is entitled to as a benefici...

Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Expert, Dr. Paul Cirangle, Speaks at Annual American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Meeting

...cated that both of Dr. Cirangle's practices have a 10-20% higher than national average in patient outcomes among all four procedures. Dr. Cirangle advises that anyone interested in the vertical sleeve gastrectomy or other weight-loss surgery procedures should research the options beforehand and should on...

New Study Shows Daily Sex Can Increase Sperm Count

... So what's a guy to do who is concerned about his sperm count or wants a baby but for some reason doesn't want to have sex? First and foremost, James advises having your hormone levels tested by a knowledgeable physician who is expert in diagnosing hormone level deficiencies. Low testosterone levels (the h...
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