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BMP Sunstone Divests Ownership Stake in Alliance BMP Limited

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- BMP Sunstone Corporation (Nasdaq: BJGP ) ("BMP Sunstone" or the "Company"), today announced that it has entered into an agreement to divest its 20% ownership stake in Alliance BMP Limited, the Alliance Boots subsidiary that holds a...

Celesio Acquires Majority Stake in Number One Brazilian Pharmaceutical Wholesaler Panpharma

STUTTGART, Germany, July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The supervisory board of Celesio AG has today approved the majority holding of 50.1 per cent in pharmaceutical wholesaler Panpharma. This step into one of the most attractive and strongest-growing pharmaceutical markets world-wide is part of Celesio's gr...

Prime Companies Reaches Agreement to Spin Off Subsidiary; Shareholders Gain 15 Percent Stake in New Telecommunications Company

ANTHEM, Ariz., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Prime Companies, Inc. (Pink Sheets: PCIR) today announced it has entered into a Definitive Agreement that will allow it to spin off its wholly owned subsidiary, Prepaid Tel.com, Inc., which discontinued operations in 2007, to a San Diego firm wh...

Simcere Pharmaceutical Group Acquires 70% Stake in Wuhu Zhong Ren Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd.

NANJING, China, April 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire Simcere Pharmaceutical Group (NYSE: SCR; ''Simcere''), a leading manufacturer and supplier of branded generic pharmaceuticals and manufacturer of the patented anti-cancer biotech product Endu in China, today announced that it has signed a definitive ...

Alimera Sciences Closes $30 Million in Series C Financing, Increasing Stake in Medidur(TM) FA

ATLANTA, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Alimera Sciences today announced that it has closed a Series C financing round of $30 million with all five of the company's existing venture capital firms exercising the right to participate at their full pro rata share. The proceeds from the Series C will ...

IAC Acquires a Minority Stake in The HealthCentral Network

NEW YORK, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IAC (Nasdaq: IACI ) announced today that it has acquired a significant minority stake in The HealthCentral Network (http://www.healthcentral.com ), a leading collection of health and wellness web properties, reaching 7.7 million viewers.* Terms of ...

Simcere Pharmaceutical Group Acquires a 51% Stake in Boda Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Transaction Strengthens Simcere's Leading Position in China's Stroke Management Market NANJING, China, Sept. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Simcere Pharmaceutical Group (NYSE: SCR; "Simcere"), the manufacturer of the innovative anti-cancer medication Endu and a leading m...

DaVita Acquires Majority Stake in HomeChoice Partners, Inc.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA ) announced today that it has acquired 85% of the outstanding stock of HomeChoice Partners, Inc. for approximately $65 million in cash. HomeChoice, based in Norfolk, Virginia, provides a broad range of infusion ther...

Australian clinical trials threatened: Jobs and patient access to new treatments at stake

Last week's Pharmaceutical Industry Council R&D Taskforce forum demonstrated that Australian clinical research is facing challenging times. AccessCR is encouraging increased government support for and community participation in trials, in order to increase trial activity, by championing the 2009 C...

Blackstone Sells Gerresheimer Stake

DUSSELDORF, Germany, April 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Blackstone Group has today informed us that it has decided to sell its close to 25% stake in Gerresheimer AG, held by BCP Murano II S.a.r.l. with immediate effect. In the course of the transaction, led by Credit Suisse, 7.8 million sh...

Tata Industries picks up stake in Indigene Pharmaceuticals

Tata Industries Ltd today said it has acquired a significant stake in Indigene Pharmaceutical, a subsidiary of US-based indigene Pharma Inc// , for an undisclosed amount. Indigene, which is involved in biopharmaceuticals, has been in the business of both prescription and consumer healthcare p...

Pharmacia may take 51.5 percent Abbott stake

PHARMACIA Corp is close to signing a deal to acquire the 51.5 per cent stake in Abbott Laboratories India held by fellow US drugmaker Abbott Laboratories Inc. An industry source who declined to be identified, said Pharmacia could reach an agreement in the next few days to buy the stake in Abbott La...

Health Club Media Network Adds New York Health & Racquet Club

...G, Honda, GSK, Target, Coca-Cola and many others. HCMN is headquartered in Los Angeles, with additional offices in Chicago and NY. In 2008, a majority stake in HCMN was bought by Parthenon Capital. For more information about HCMN, visit http://www.hcmn.com. Contact: Richard Hirsch CMO...

FRC: The Truth Hurts Planned Parenthood and NARAL

... "The truth, apparently, hurts. Planned Parenthood and NARAL understand that the future of massive taxpayer subsidies for abortion on demand is at stake in the health care debate. There is a relatively easy answer to the problem. Take current law -- the Hyde Amendment, which has been renewed every ye...

New AMA Ad Emphasizes Common Ground on Health Reform, Shares Vision to Fix Broken System

...atients and physicians, the American Medical Association (AMA) is running an ad today emphasizing common ground on health reform to remember what's at stake - access to care for millions. The AMA ad runs nationally today in the Chicago Tribune , New York Times , and the Wall Street Journal. Online adve...

Regence Launches Effort to Further Health Care Debate

... inspire debate, discussion, and ultimately engagement and action by consumers. As the United States deliberates health care reform, each person has a stake - and an opportunity - to create a more affordable, effective and compassionate system. "We strongly believe that every American has an impo...

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2009

...s (CTL). Under the terms of the agreement, CTL is transferring shares in Medibiotech Co., Inc. to Peregrine, giving Peregrine close to a 5% ownership stake in Medibiotech. Medibiotech is a Chinese company that has the exclusive rights in the People's Republic of China to develop and market a version of P...

TriWest Healthcare Alliance Awarded 5 Year, $16 Billion Healthcare Contract

... Shield, a not-for-profit health plan, has served nearly half a million TRICARE members in California since 2004, when it first purchased an ownership stake in TriWest and helped TriWest win the 2002 DoD contract. Since then, Blue Shield has built the largest network in the TriWest organization and consis...

Physician Hospitals of America Charges: Hospital Associations Bargain Away $155 Billion in Medicare Funding in Attempt to Destroy Physician Hospitals

...ur economy and the latest unemployment figures, we cannot understand why the Administration would agree to this part of the package." WHAT IS AT stake There are over 220 physician owned hospitals in 32 states. They are an important part of the healthcare system and serve rural and inner city a...

New Letter to Rangel, Waxman, Miller from National Seniors Coalition Outlines Concerns With House Tri-Committee Health Reform Bill

... stable Medicare funding and patient outcomes go hand in hand," says the letter to Reps. Rangel, Waxman and Miller. "From our perspective, what is at stake in this debate is the ability of facilities to maintain sufficient workforce levels, to sustain comprehensive quality improvement programs, and to con...

New Report Just Published: World Telemedicine Market Report

...d Creative Tecknology Sign Agreement II-35 CompuGROUP Acquires Majority stake in All for One II-36 Cegedim Enters into Agreement with Telehealth Solu...-43 VTP to Set Up Telehealth Programs II-43 Bosch Acquires Majority stake in Health Hero II-44 CardioNet Acquires PDSHeart II-44 WorldCare Cl...

New Report Just Published: World Multiple Myeloma Therapeutics Market Report

...I-47 Bristol and PDL BioPharma Enter into Agreement II-47 Gamida Cell Enters Into a Agreement with Amgen II-47 Circadian Acquires Complete stake in Vegenics II-48 Takeda Acquires Millennium Pharmaceuticals II-48 GlaxoSmithKline Forms Alliance with OncoMed for Developing Cancer Thera...

New Report Just Published: World Hepatitis C Virus And Therapeutics Market Report

...igns Definitive Deal to Acquire Third Wave II-62 GlaxoSmithKline Inks Deal to Take Over Genelabs II-62 Biolex Signs Deal to Purchase OctoPlus' stake in Locteron(R) II-63 OraSure and Schering-Plough Form Global Alliance II-63 Tacere and Oncolys Sign Licensing Agreement II-63 Beckman Wins...

APhA Welcomes New Leader

...ogy has played in revolutionizing pharmacy practice. Menighan will use these experiences to stay in close contact with APhA members and other pharmacy stake holders through his personal blog. Today, Menighan launched the APhA CEO Blog . His blog will provide insight into the new leader's travels and thoug...

Roche Diabetes Care Announces Unique Coaching Program for Diabetes Educators as Part of Long-Term Commitment to Fight the Disease

...p; D. The Group posted sales of 45.6 billion Swiss francs. Genentech, United States, is a wholly owned member of the Roche Group. Roche has a majority stake in Chugai Pharmaceutical, Japan. For more information: www.roche-diagnostics.us . All trademarks used or mentioned in this release are protect...

AMA Manual of Style, the 'Bible' for Medical and Scientific Publishing, Gains Online Presence

...hinges on how well the evidence to support its effectiveness is disseminated to the wider community. And with the health of millions of individuals at stake every day, one misstep in keeping to ethical publishing guidelines as set out by the AMA Manual of Style can mean public and lasting shame for a...

Dismantling Roe v. Wade Would Affect All Pregnant Women

...would occur routinely if Roe v. Wade were overturned. "Review of both civil and criminal cases since Roe v. Wade makes clear that what is at stake in each nomination to the Supreme Court is not only the right to choose abortion," said Lynn M. Paltrow, Founder and Executive Director of NAPW, "but ...

Governor Rendell Discusses Impact of Budget on Services for Families of Children With Autism

...YN MAWR, Pa., June 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today met with families in southeastern Pennsylvania to discuss what is at stake in the proposed state budget as it relates to autism services. An estimated 25,000 Pennsylvania children and adults live with an autism spectrum disor...

Arcadia Resources Responds to Share Price Volatility

... in Arcadia subsidiary PrairieStone Pharmacy. Arcadia acquired PrairieStone Pharmacy in a stock swap in February, 2007, when LFHI Rx LLC acquired its stake in Arcadia common stock. With the unwinding of the fund, LFHA Rx LLC's holdings are to be distributed to the fund's investors and 50,000 shares...

Pelosi Statement on House Committee Chairmen's Draft Health Care Reform Proposal

... the quality of health care . "As Congress prepares to act in the coming weeks, the American people, small businesses, and all those who have a stake in this debate will continue to have an opportunity to offer input and shape this legislation. "Americans need to know that President Obama's promis...

House Subcommittee Markup Leaves Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria in Crisis

...c recession undermines countries' efforts to fight the three diseases. The lives of about as many people as live in all of Washington, DC are at stake as well as the credibility of the U.S. - which promised the world to support the Global Fund. The Financial Crisis is already undermining the ...

Health Plans Prepare for Health Care Reform: Comparative Effectiveness, Consumerism Drive Future Changes, According to Deloitte Study

...riate variation in the system." Consumerism Consumers, as the primary recipients of the product of the health care system, have an incredible stake in the effectiveness and efficiencies of health care services. Yet, data from the Deloitte 2009 Survey of U.S. Health Care Consumers indicates that o...

Center for Reproductive Rights Deeply Saddened by Murder of Dr. George Tiller

...ntiabortion extremists in Wichita have begun a public intimidation and shaming campaign entitled "People Are Watching," where they wear binoculars and stake out the movements of Dr. Tiller and his employees. Many of these forms of harassment are protected speech under the U.S. Constitution. However, t...

'Hidden Health Tax' for Family Health Care Coverage Climbed to $1,017 in 2008

...Director of Families USA. "That tax hits America's businesses and insured families hard in the pocketbook, and they therefore have a clear financial stake in expanding health care coverage as part of health reform." "Reforming our health care system is not just a moral imperative -- it's an economic...

Deloitte Comparative Effectiveness Study Evaluates Potential Savings Opportunities for U.S. Health Care System

... achieve maximum benefits." Consumerism Consumers, as the primary recipients of the product of the health care system, have an incredible stake in the effectiveness and efficiencies of health care services. Yet, data from the Deloitte 2009 Survey of U.S. Health Care Consumers indicates that o...

Video: Liberate The Breast Cancer Genes

...eir variants warrant removal of their ovaries along with their ability to have children. Tania Simoncelli, ACLU science advisor, says a lot is at stake if companies like Myriad are allowed to own genes and have a monopoly on everything associated with those genes. "They own not only the gene, the...

Beeston To Pursue Gold And Silver Royalty Interests

...e of Mt. Davidson, a peak in the Virginia Mountain range. After the discovery was made public in 1859, prospectors rushed to the area and scrambled to stake their claims. Mining camps soon thrived in the vicinity, which became bustling centers of fabulous wealth. Between 1859 and 1878, the Comstock Lode Mi...

National Meningitis Association Launches Interactive Online Panel About Meningitis Dangers

...families across the country to help spread the word by becoming fans of the Page and inviting their friends to become fans as well. Bozof's own stake in reaching out to people couldn't be greater. "If we had known more about meningococcal disease before our son Evan got sick, we would have had him ...

CareCentrix Adds to Senior Leadership Team

...private equity firm focused exclusively on the health care industry. CareCentrix' former parent company, Gentiva Health Services, Inc. owns a minority stake in the company. CareCentrix is headquartered in East Hartford, CT, and has operations in Melville, NY, Phoenix, AZ, and Tampa, FL. For more informat...

Roche Announces New Co-pay Program in Pennsylvania that Makes It Easier for Patients with Diabetes to Receive Savings on ACCU-CHEK(R) Blood Glucose Test Strips

...p; D. The Group posted sales of 45.6 billion Swiss francs. Genentech, United States, is a wholly owned member of the Roche Group. Roche has a majority stake in Chugai Pharmaceutical, Japan. For more information: www.roche-diagnostics.us . All trademarks used or mentioned in this release are protect...
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