Elected Officials Voting Against Health Reform Received 65% More in Campaign Donations From Health and Insurance Interests Than Those Voting for Reform
Study explores $187.1 million in health and insurance donations given to 193 members of Congress on five key committees with jurisdiction over health care bills
Largest Gift in History of Reed College and National Jewish Health Received from Author David Eddings
$30 million to be used to support language and literature studies, and to pioneer new approaches for the research and treatment of asthma in children
DENVER and PORTLAND, Ore., July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Jewish Health and Reed College have received
Grant received for eye disorder research
Researchers at the Peninsula Medical School in Plymouth and Exeter have received
a grant of 9,600 from the Northcott Devon Medical Foundation to continue its research into the genetic causes of eye movement disorders.
Last year, the team along with colleagues from the Children's Hospital in Bo...
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Concludes Autism Lawsuit with Settlement Focused on Families Who Received Early Intervention Services, Not Attorneys
DETROIT, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- One month after announcing that it would voluntarily offer its customer groups the ability to purchase coverage for intensive early intervention treatment for autism beginning July 1, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan said today it has concluded a lawsuit involvin...
Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. Received a Warning Letter From the Food and Drug Administration
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. (Nasdaq: MTXX ), today received
a Warning Letter from the Food and Drug Administration (the "FDA"). The FDA has asserted that the Company is in violation of its regulations by failing to file a new drug application f...
MIT is pleased to announce that it has signed the Joint Venture agreement with its Chinese partners and has received an initial order of 120 units for Animal vaccination
DENVER, CO, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Medical International Technology Inc. (MDLH. PK) ( http://www.mitcanada.ca http://www.mitinvest.ca ), MIT is pleased to announce that it has signed the Joint Venture Agreement with its Chinese partners.
MIT president Mr. Karim Menassa has returne...
MIT is pleased to announce that it has received a US$ 200,000 private placement from its future Chinese partners
DENVER, CO, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Medical International Technology Inc. (MDLH. PK) ( http://www.mitcanada.ca http://www.mitinvest.ca ), MIT is pleased to announce that it has received
a US$ 200,000 private placement from its future Chinese partners. This private investment from our...
Medical International Technology Inc. "MIT" Announces that it has received a US Patent for its Needle-Free Jet-Injector
DENVER, CO, April 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Medical International Technology Inc. (MDLH. PK) ( http://www.mitcanada.ca http://www.mitinvest.ca ), is pleased to announce that it has obtained another US patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for its Needle-Free Jet-Injector. Ot...
District Court Decision Received in CONCERTA(R) Patent Case
TITUSVILLE, N.J., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware has rendered a decision in the patent litigation between Alza Corporation, McNeil-PPC, Inc. and Andrx Pharmaceuticals LLC. McNeil Pediatrics, Division of Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., whi...
Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute at St. David's Medical Center First in Nation to Use NaviStar(R) RMT ThermoCool(R) Catheter Since Technology Received FDA Approval
New Technology Used to Treat Abnormal Heart Rhythms
AUSTIN, Texas, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, March 3, 2009, the Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute at St. David's Medical Center became the first in the United States to utilize the long-awaited NaviStar(R) RMT ThermoCool(R) Catheter t...
Varian Medical Systems Has Received CE Mark for Proton Therapy System
PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Varian Medical
Systems (NYSE: VAR ) today announced that it has received
CE mark for the
Varian Proton Therapy System, which is designed to help doctors to improve
treatments and outcomes in many cancer cases. With proton therapy, doctors...
Providence Service Corporation Comments on Section 220 Demands Received From Avalon Correctional Services, Inc.
Avalon's Section 220 Demands Called Extraordinarily Overbroad, Patently Inappropriate, Unduly Burdensome and an Egregious Abuse of the Section 220 Process
TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Providence Service Corporation (Nasdaq: PRSC ) today commented on the two Section 2...
Global Med Technologies(R), Inc. Clarifies Proposal Received from Victory Park Capital Advisors, LLC
DENVER, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Med Technologies(R), Inc.
("Global Med" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: GLOB), an international
e-Health, medical information technology company, today announced that due to
inquiries from stockholders, Global Med is clarifying that the lette...
Oxford Performance Materials Received ISO 13485 and ISO 9001 Certification
Oxford Performance Materials (OPM) has received
ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 13485:2003 certification for its Enfield Connecticut facility. The certificate states that OPM has established and applies a quality system for contract moulding of PEKK parts, manufacture of PEKK polymer resin and unfilled and...
Genesis Pharmaceuticals Received New Purchase Orders Worth $12 Million
LAIYANG, China, Sept. 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genesis
Pharmaceuticals Enterprises, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GNPH) ("Genesis" or
the "Company"), a leading pharmaceutical company in the People's Republic
of China, today announced that the Company received
purchase orders for a
Chindex International, Inc. Announces Receipt of Key Regulatory ApprovalsChina SFDA Certificates Received Include Intuitive Surgical daVinci S
BETHESDA, Md., July 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Chindex International,
Inc. (Nasdaq: CHDX ), an independent American provider of international
healthcare services and Western healthcare products in the People's
Republic of China, today announced that it has received
approval from th...
Delisting Notification Received from the American Stock Exchange
Company to evaluate appeal options
TORONTO, May 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Predictive medicine company
PreMD Inc. (TSX: PMD; Amex: PME) today announced it has been notified by
the American Stock Exchange (the "AMEX") that it will not continue to
support PreMD's plan for reg...
Consumer Advocate Speaks Out Against Bill Allowing Invasions of Medical Privacy; Author Received $21k from Bill Benefactors
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following
is being issued by the Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights:
A consumer advocate will speak out against proposed legislation that
would create a loophole in existing law which bars the sharing of private
Infants with birthmarks received less oxygen in womb
Madrid, Spain January 7, 2008 A hemangioma is a benign tumor of cells that line blood vessels, appearing during the first few weeks of life as a large birthmark or lesion. A study published in Pediatric Dermatology reveals that a disturbance of oxygen depletion was found in placentas of babies w...
New Survey Finds that over Half of MRSA Patients Report Having Received No Information about the Disease from Health Care Providers
BOSTON, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a national
online survey administered by the Alliance for the Prudent Use of
Antibiotics (APUA), 53% of patients diagnosed with methicillin-resistant
staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) reported that they were given no information
on the conditi...
AAHFN President Elect Sue Wingate Received Prestigious 2007 Clinical Excellence in Nursing Award from the Heart Failure Society of America
MT. LAUREL, N.J., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Sue Wingate, RN, DNSc, CRNP,
CS, president elect of the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses
(AAHFN) was recently honored with a prestigious nursing award for her work
with heart failure patients. She received
the 2007 Clinical Excellence in ...
Medical Services International Received Its First Order for Testing By Regulatory Agencies in the United States
EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medical Services
International Inc. (Pink Sheets: MSITF) wishes to announce that it has
received its first order for the testing of its test kits by the United
States military. The Company is confident that its VScan test kits will
Australian Patients Who Received Vitamin Injection Infected With Hepatitis C
Health authorities in the state of New South Wales in Australia are urging up to 2000 patients of a doctor in Sydney to test for hepatitis C and other blood-borne viruses . The move follows reports that five such persons had already contracted the highly infectious disease.
Cancer Experts Received Threats for Opposing Controversial Drug
Two prominent cancer experts receive e-mail and other forms of threats for opposing the drug Provenge meant for treating prostate cancer. Cancer survivors and advocates however, hold a demonstration on Saturday to urge the FDA to approve the drug. Controversy surrounding GlaxoSmithKline's diabete...
Yale Scientist Received Medical Science Prize From Keio University
Thomas A. Steitz received
the 11th Keio Medical Science Award from Keio University in Tokyo. Mr. Steitz, a Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry// at Yale, received
the award in a ceremony and commemorative symposium conducted by the University on November 1 2006.
Plan to Grade GPs Received a Lukewarm Response by BMA
According to the Royal College of GPs they plan to introduce a system in which the GPs would be graded by a Michelin-style rating system // . They are asking the government to vote in favor for the new scheme of grading but ministers and the British Medical Association were not very keen. According...
Substance Abuse Prevention Messages Better Received Among Teenagers in the Form of Media Campaigns and Curriculum
According to the new study a well designed community campaign can dramatically cut marijuana and alcohol use among young teens. The study was conducted in 32 schools in 16 communities around the country.// As a result of this campaign half the number of students who began using marijuana and alcoho...
Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc awarded the prestigious outstanding supplier award received from Wal-Mart
In a statement released by Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc (RPI), they have stated that have received
the prestigious Supplier Award // from Wal-Mart, the largest chain store in the US, for outstanding performance in the first quarter of 2005. Wal-Mart Stores is a global company with more than 1.3 mil...
Early Prostate Cancer: Specialty of Physician Influences Type of Therapy Received
Chicago:- A new study co-led by an urologist and a radiation oncologist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center shows that the specialty of the physician patients see can influence the type of therapy they ultimately receive. The study analyzed men with localized prostate cancer. It found that m...
Majority Of The Flu Vaccine Supply Received
The state Department of Public Health reported that most of the flu shot supply had been delivered by the manufacturer. //
According to the department, 94% of the state's total order has been received, while the rest will be delivered by November 24. Over 1.7 million vaccines will be stocked tha...
Federal Judge Sentences Defendants Who Perpetrated $10.9 Million Medicare Fraud HIV Infusion Scheme
...er visit. Four patients testified at trial that they took bribes and never received
medication at the clinics. One patient testified that he used his payments ...oup at the same time. Further, patients testified at trial that they would received
cash and bogus treatments from both clinics.
At sentencing, Milanes ...
Red Cross Poll Shows Parents Still Lack H1N1 Information From Schools
...an Red Cross shows that while a majority of Americans are planning to take precautions against the H1N1 virus, more than a third of parents (39%) have received
no flu information from their children's school or daycare.
(Logo: http://www.newscom.c o m/cgi-bin/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO )
Nuvo Announces 2009 second quarter financial results
Recent Corporate Developments:
correspondence from U.S. Food and Drug Administrat...owing receipt of the US$10 million upfront payment received
Covidien respecting its U.S. license ... Plus.
Subsequent to the quarter end, Nuvo received
additional proceeds of
$5.7 million from t...
The Dannon Company Awards The I.J. & Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center the Fourth Annual Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grant
... annual Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grant aimed at promoting healthy eating and fitness among students in the Salt Lake County community. The JCC received
$30,000 in support of its Fun, Fit & Healthy! nutrition education program.
Fun, Fit & Healthy! will offer weekly, nutritionist-dev...
Garry O'Grady Appointed Senior Vice President and General Manager of Pharmaceutical Institute
...r of Ciba's Circle of Excellence. Prior to his pharma positions, Mr. O'Grady was an officer in the United States Army from 1987 to 1992. Mr. O'Grady received
his MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and earned his BS from the United States Military Academy, West Point.
Photo: New Survey Results Show Most Moms Are Aware Their Pre-teens and Teens Need Vaccines
...ts that most moms know their children need additional vaccines beyond those received
when they were infants or small children. But according to Centers for Dise...ree that pre-teens and teenagers need additional vaccines beyond those they received
when they were younger. However, although coverage rates for pre-teens and ...
Arizona Pain Specialists Contend Recent Vertebroplasty Studies are Misleading: Studies Actually Show it is Effective at Reducing Pain
...ive no treatment. The 'control' patients actually received
a different effective treatment and both groups de...r pain. The studies demonstrate that patients who received
the vertebroplasty procedure had reductions in pai...
Dr. McJunkin said, "Note that patients who received
the vertebroplasty procedure had greater reduction...
Electronic Health Records Help Cardiac Patients Remain Healthy
...chart to ensure their lipid panels were ordered annually, with the results sent directly to their primary care physician. The discharged patients also received
reminder letters generated by KP HealthConnect(R) indicating they were due for a lab test. Importantly, the study found that patients discharged from ...
CIBER Completes Commercial Software Redesign; Awarded New Contract From TeleTracking Technologies
... The new version of the Bed Management Suite(TM) powered by TeleTracking XT(TM) is already running in several leading hospitals. The application has received
extremely favorable reviews from those already using it.
"CIBER is very pleased with the completion of the Capacity Management Suite. We are v...
Labopharm Reports Results for Second Quarter Fiscal 2009
...cy next week. As previously disclosed, the Company received
a complete response letter from the FDA indicating...on and represented a portion of licensing payments received
from the Company's licensing and distribution part...09 does not include the Company's Long-Term Notes, received
in exchange of the Montreal Proposal ABCP, which h...