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Abilify Has Made Strong Gains in Patient Share Across All Lines of Therapy Since Last Year's Analysis of Prescribing Trends in Schizophrenia

WALTHAM, Mass., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that the patient share of Bristol-Myers Squibb/Otsuka's Abilify has grown in the first three lines of therapy si...

LocumTenens.com Expands Service Lines to Include Primary Care

Physician recruiting firm expands into specialties of internal medicine, family practice, pediatrics and hospitalists. Alpharetta, GA (Vocus) July 8, 2009 -- Physician recruiting firm LocumTenens.com has announced its expansion into the high demand specialties of inte...

Carnival Cruise Lines to Resume Port Calls in Mexico

MIAMI, May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Carnival Cruise Lines will resume visits to Mexican ports of call based on the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control, which is no longer recommending against non-essential travel to Mexico. Once all voyages with previously modified itineraries...

New Book Chronicles the Journeys of Women Physicians and Scientists to the Front Lines of Fighting Cancer

HOUSTON, March 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just more than one year after it was created, the office of Women Faculty Programs at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center has introduced a collection of essays by leading women faculty aimed at inspiring generations of women scientist...

Angiotech receives approval for Quill(TM) SRS PDO, MONODERM(TM) and Nylon product lines for sale in Canada

VANCOUVER, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANPI ; TSX: ANP), a global specialty pharmaceutical and medical device company, today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance to begin marketing the Quill(TM) SRS Polydioxanone (PDO), MONODERM(TM) and Ny...

For Valentine's Day: A look at romantic love on Life Lines podcast

BETHESDA, Md. (Feb. 11, 2009) − Love is usually associated with the heart: Valentine's Day chocolates, for example, often come in a (stylized) heart-shaped box. But recent studies by neuroscientists show that love is actually very much in our heads. Dr. Lucy Brown, a neuroscientist at the...

On the front lines in the war on terror

The emergence of terror medicine as a distinctive discipline has been prompted by the global proliferation of terrorism, especially since the end of the 20th century. Examples abound − Oklahoma City, the London metro, Madrid, and Mumbai. The nature of terror attacks, such as anthrax attacks ...

DigitalRodeo.com Lines Up Entertainment for Rhinestone Cure

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- DigitalRodeo.com has announced today that they have coordinated all the entertainment for Rhinestone Cure, a non-profit, charitable event on Saturday, May 31st at Hotel Indigo, on West End, from 7pm until midnight. DigitalRodeo.com is an exclusive cou...

Perr&Knight Announces Discounted Fee Schedule for Access to Its Online Database of Commercial Lines Competitor Filings

LOS ANGELES, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- For a limited time, Perr&Knight is offering a discounted fee schedule for commercial lines writers who are interested in obtaining their competitors' rate, rule and form filings from around the country online at RateFilings.com. RateFilings.com features ...

China Yingxia International Announces Soybean Milk Production Lines Acquisition

NEW YORK, March 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Yingxia International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CYXI), (the "Company") a leading provider in the nutraceutical industry engaged in the development, manufacture and distribution of organic nutritional food products, supplements, and per...

C.V. Starr & Company to Offer Management Liability Lines From Allied World Assurance Company

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- C.V. Starr & Company, a subsidiary of C. V. Starr & Co., Inc., and Allied World Assurance Company (U.S.) Inc. and Allied World National Assurance Company have entered into a program agreement whereby C.V. Starr & Company will begin offering management lia...

Human embryonic stem cell lines created that avoid immune rejection

New Rochelle, NY, December 19, 2007In a groundbreaking experiment published in Cloning & Stem Cells, scientists from International Stem Cell (ISC) Corp. derived four unique embryonic stem cell lines that open the door for the creation of therapeutic cells that will not provoke an immune reaction i...

Princeton scientists break cholera's lines of communication

A team of Princeton scientists has discovered a key mechanism in how bacteria communicate with each other, a pivotal breakthrough that could lead to treatments for cholera and other bacterial diseases. The mechanism is a chemical that cholera bacteria use for transmitting messages to each othe...

Charles Alan Launches Healthcare-focused Furniture Lines with NuBax Seating Technology, Offering Smart Design and Health Benefits

DALLAS, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Charles Alan, Inc. today launched its new healthcare-focused Sovereign and Winston Series of furniture equipped with ProBax(R) seating technology by NuBax Limited at the Healthcare Design.07 Conference. Charles Alan is one of the leading independent furniture man...

U.S. Stem Cell Research Seems to Focus on Two Lines

Experts urge federal government to preserve study options FRIDAY, Aug. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Only two of 21 approved human embryonic stem cell lines are routinely used by researchers in the United States, says a new study. The study found that two cell lines, known as H1 and H9, ac...

Janet Sartin Expands Line of Products That Reduce and Conceal Eye Puffiness and Fine Lines

Janet Sartin, a New York-based leader in upscale skin care, announces the expansion of the company's skin care product line with the introduction of Eye Un-Puff. The existing family of eye products also includes Firming Eye Lift Cream, Eye Care Serum for Sensitive Eyes and Nutri-Cover Eye Cream C...

CDG Environmental LLC Acquires Assets for Chlorine Dioxide Product Lines

BETHLEHEM, Pa., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- KRWW, LLC has purchased the assets of CDG Research Corp. and CDG Technology, Inc. and has changed its name to CDG Environmental, LLC. The new company initiated business activities on April 9, 2009. CDG Environmental supplies chlorine dioxide chemistri...

Botox Alternative May Safely Smooth Forehead Lines

Reloxin is already approved outside US, but not all experts are convinced by new study,,,, MONDAY, March 16 (HealthDay News) -- A new type of Botox drug called Reloxin appears safe and effective in reducing forehead wrinkles, a new study finds. The use of Botox to reduce forehead wr...

Tobacco-Free Toolkit Helps Businesses Increase Their Bottom Lines

WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Businesses looking for ways to rescue their bottom lines and protect the health of their employees and their families can pick up some valuable tips from a new "toolkit" that shows them how to lower their costs by reducing the use of tobacco...

Precyse Solutions Adds Executives, Realigns Around Service Lines

Additional leadership needed to manage growth WAYNE, Pa. March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Precyse Solutions, a leading provider of clinical documentation software, workflow tools and consulting services, is adding two executives and realigning its organization by service and solution line in order to...

Medical Marketing Firm Builds Service Provider and Medical Practice Bottom Lines

A new medical marketing website recently debuted to help service providers and medical practices strengthen their marketing strategies and supercharge patient acquisition. DoctorsEdge.com specializes in giving medical practices the edge needed to build their businesses. ...

Hudson Fitness Products to Launch New Stationary Bike Lines

Extensive Features and Value Priced DALLAS, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Hudson Fitness Products, well known among medical and physical therapy practitioners, is expanding its product line to high-traffic fitness, institutional and school environments. The company announced the in...

U.S. Army Orders KAOS to Front Lines

Apparel Maker's High-Tech Sports Bras to Support Female Soldiers in Combat HOUSTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Army has awarded a multi-year contract for advanced sports bras to KAOS Worldwide ( http://www.kaoskomfort.com ), a technical apparel company noted for its innovative fu...

Houston Northwest Medical Center Receives Clinical Excellence Awards for Several Service Lines

Houston Northwest Medical Center's quality awards rank its care among the top 10% nationally Findings are based on HealthGrades' 11th Annual Hospital Quality in America Study HOUSTON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Houston Northwest Medical Center today announced that it has received th...

Thomson Reuters Honors Temple University Health System for Initiative That Cut Costs $64 Million and Grew Clinical Service Lines

2008 Insight Awards Recognize Excellence at 13 U.S. Hospitals ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The healthcare business of Thomson Reuters today honored 13 hospitals for excellence in performance improvement at the fourth annual presentation of the Insight Awards. Winners...

New Surgical Device Saves Lives and Limbs on Iraq's Front Lines

Canica Inc.'s ABRA(R) Dynamic Wound Closure System earns high marks from combat surgeons BAGHDAD, May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Results of an independent clinical study conducted by U.S. Army combat support surgeons in Baghdad show that a new medical device used to close a t...

China Bionanometer Industries (CBIU) Describes their Current Production Capacity and Product Lines

XI'AN, China, April 2, 2008 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Bionanometer Industries Corporation (Pink Sheets: CBIU), a leading company in the Nano-BioTech Industry, announces their current production capacity and product lines. The company presently produces nanometer level raw material...

The Wistar Institute collaborates with the Coriell Institute to distribute cell lines

(PHILADELPHIA) Cell lines developed by scientists at The Wistar Institute in Philadelphia have recently been made available to researchers around the globe through the catalog collection at the Coriell Institute for Medical Research of Camden, N.J. The collaboration means that scientists at a...

Embryos Discarded During IVF Create Stem Cell Lines

Study says it's a possible source for such cell lines without the ethical issues MONDAY, Jan. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Embryos discarded from in vitro fertilization (IVF) clinics can be used to create stem cell lines, new research suggests. Researchers from Children's Hospital Boston ...

MDS Nordion Divests Non Strategic Product Lines

Signs contract with Best Medical International Inc. OTTAWA, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MDS Nordion, a leading provider of medical isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals, today signed an agreement with Best Medical International Inc. to divest its external beam therapy and self-conta...

AUDIO from Medialink and Allergan: Keep the Wisdom - Lose the Lines

NEW YORK, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, in 2006 alone, nearly one million Latinos received physician-administered aesthetic procedures like BOTOX(R) Cosmetic and JUVEDERM(TM) dermal fillers. Dr. Flor Mayoral, a board certified dermatologist in ...

American Slide Chart/Perrygraf "SlideGuides" and "SpinGuides" Help Drug Companies Satisfy New PhRMA Guidelines

Specialized, portable formats remain fully consistent with new PhRMA code educational guidelines -- yet still offer dynamic, cost-effective brand-building opportunities. Carol Stream, IL (PRWEB) May 5, 2009 - American Slide Chart/Perrygraf, a leading provider of user-in...

New Cell Lines Cuts Down the Cost and Time in the Production of Flu Vaccine

Paul Coussens, a professor of animal science and microbiology and molecular genetics, and his colleagues from Michigan State University found that a new cell// line has the ability and potential for growing flu virus. This is good news because it would result in the production of new human flu ...

New Stem Cells lines will be required

According to experts, existing stem cell lines could aggregate genetic abnormalities over time and new stem cell lines will likely be needed. According to Dr.Vogelstein, chairman of a key stem cell research committee of the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine, the current stem cell...

Dartmouth Professor Makes Case for Ethically Universal Stem Cell Lines

Human embryonic stem cells (hESC), those very young cells that are a biological blank slate, have the potential to become more specialized, contributing to the workings of a wide variety of organs and tissues. Their potential to treat diseases such as Parkinsons is slow to be realized because of t...

Increased Childhood Leukemia Risk If House Is Near Power Lines

A charity called Children with Leukemia has urged MSPs to intervene to stop new housing developments near areas where there are power lines//. The charity said that health concerns were forcing people to reconsider buying houses in such areas. "It's a very clear message for the policy makers ...

Stem Cell Bank In UK Would Require 150 Embryo-Derived Stem Cell Lines

A results of a study conducted in Britain to project stem cell requirements for the establishment of a therapeutic stem cell bank has concluded that approximately 150 embryo-derived stem cell lines would// be required to support the functioning on a daily basis. Britain, South Korea and the U...

Childhood leukemia linked to residence close to high voltage power lines

In a research done by researchers of University of Oxford, UK, incidence// of childhood leukemia had been linked to proximity of residence to high voltage power lines. Researchers had looked into the cases of 29081 children with cancer, of which 9700 children had leukemia. These medical record...

A need for new stem cell lines

According to researchers, existing stem cell lines could accrue genetic abnormalities over time and new stem cell lines will likely be needed. Dr. Burt Vogels, chairman of a key stem cell research committee of the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine said that every time a cell div...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Michigan Attorney General and Michigan Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation Near Agreement on Rate Increases on Under Age 65 Individual Products

...ponse to losses of more than $133 million in 2008 on its policies purchased by individuals not covered by employers. State law requires BCBSM product lines to be "self-sustaining over time." BCBSM's individual product losses are driven by a growing number of people seeking their own coverage and a ...
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