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Does the Crowded TNF Market Really Need Two New Agents? Rheumatologists Provide Insight in the Wave One Report of LaunchTrends(TM): SIMPONI and CIMZIA

EXTON, Pa., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. announces the release of the wave one LaunchTrends (TM): SIMPONI and CIMZIA report. The survey was completed by U.S. Rheumatologists in late June 2009. While awareness of both new TNF antagonists is relatively h...

Radiology Informatics: Frost & Sullivan Examines the Next Big Wave in Medicine

LONDON, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- In order to increase productivity, healthcare providers have started to integrate many IT-based ancillary systems such as EMR, HIS and PACS. So far, this has purely been a service-oriented business, in which IT systems have accelerated healthcare practices...

Nationwide Heat Wave Finally Gives Way To Cooling Trend

Metromint Gives Consumers Six Ways to Chill Out This Summer SAN FRANCISCO, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A nationwide cooling trend is forecasted to arrive today in the form of Metromint ( www.metromint.com ), the all-natural mintwater that combines pure water and real mint. Metromint provides a ...

Ecumen Applauds GE-Intel Partnership in Helping United States Ride the Age Wave With Empowerment Technology

Minnesota-based Ecumen Featured in Today's GE-Intel Announcement MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecumen, one of the country's most innovative senior housing and services providers, and an early adopter of technology to help seniors enhance their lives, applauds today's $250 mil...

Lowe's Leads First Wave of Companies Partnering With Express Scripts to Apply Behavioral Economics to Healthcare

Innovative Model Drives Millions of Dollars in Savings for Employers and Patients ST. LOUIS, March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lowe's, the second-largest home improvement retailer in the world, is among more than two dozen companies on track to save millions in 2009 through a pilot program w...

Primary Wave Media Launches 1-800-HOSPICE

NEW YORK, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Primary Wave Media, one of the nations leading providers of healthcare marketing services, today announced the creation of its new 1-800-HOSPICE marketing program. Primary Wave Media recognizes the hospice care market has become very competitive and these compani...

Baby Boomers' Aging Wave Affects Social Security Disability Program

Allsup explains trends with Social Security Disability Insurance as population ages; though disability can take people from the work force at any age Belleville, Ill.(Vocus) September 22, 2008 -- As the first wave of baby boomers reaches retirement age, an echoing wave ...

Rubber 'snake' could help wave power get a bite of the energy market

A device consisting of a giant rubber tube may hold the key to producing affordable electricity from the energy in sea waves. Invented in the UK, the 'Anaconda' is a totally innovative wave energy concept. Its ultra-simple design means it would be cheap to manufacture and maintain, enabling it ...

Hologic, Inc. Announces Grant of Early Termination of Antitrust Waiting Period for Third Wave Technologies, Inc. Tender Offer

BEDFORD, Mass., June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX ) today announced that the Federal Trade Commission granted early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (the "HSR Act"), on June 24, 2008, in co...

Singapore Is One of the Fastest Growing Bioclusters in Asia; Wave of Investments in Drug Discovery and Translational Research

Strong Government Support Continues to Draw Top Research Institutes, Talent, and Corporate Labs That Are Looking to Place Strategic Bets for the Future SAN DIEGO, June 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Singapore's investment of more than US$2.1 billion in the biomedic...

Hologic to Acquire Third Wave Technologies

Combination to Accelerate Growth and Broaden Presence in Women's Health Market BEDFORD, Mass. and MADISON, Wisc., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX ), of Bedford, Mass., announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acq...

SeqWright's Partnership With Third Wave Contributes to FDA Success

HOUSTON, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- SeqWright Inc. today congratulated Third Wave Technologies Inc., Madison, Wis., on the successful FDA clearance of its InPlex(TM) CF Molecular Test. CLIA-certified SeqWright is a leader in the field of contract genomics and provided the FDA-level genotyping th...

How does P wave dispersion change in patients with Wilson's disease?

Wilson's disease is a severe inherited metabolic disorder, which is associated with intracellular copper overload and multiple organ involvement. Main cardiac manifestations in Wilson's disease include arrhythmias and cardiac failure. Recently, researchers at the Ankara Yksek Ihtisas Hospital and ...

Novel mathematical model predicts new wave of drug-resistant HIV infections in San Francisco

A mathematical model shows that a new wave of drug-resistant HIV is rising among among men in San Francisco who have sex with men and that this trend will continue over the next few years, according to a new study from the UCLA AIDS Institute. At the same time, the evolution of drug-resistan...

L.A. Playwright Creates an Enormous Wave with His New Book, 'Touch the Ocean'

PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- James Nemec, LMT, CST-D, raised on the Atlantic ocean, begins to question the power of touch and collective emotions in the CraniOcean Media release of, "TOUCH THE OCEAN: THE POWER OF OUR COLLECTIVE EMOTIONS." "One Light Touch Can Change the World" is...

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Associated With Slow Wave Activity During Sleep

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) has been associated with altered amounts of slow wave sleep, which could reflect reduced electroencephalograph (EEG) activity and impaired sleep regulation. A study published in the issue of the journal SLEEP finds that CFS is also associated with a blunted slow wave...

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Associated With Slow Wave Activity During Sleep

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) has been associated with altered amounts of slow wave sleep, which could reflect reduced electroencephalograph// (EEG) activity and impaired sleep regulation. A study published in the issue of the journal SLEEP finds that CFS is also associated with a blunted slow wav...

Heat Wave Claims Three Lives in Orissa

The scorching heat wave that had been sweeping across Orissa for the past few days has so far claimed three people. It is the result of the soaring temperature which// has crossed 40 degree Celsius in many parts of the state, officials said. The western town of Sundergarh recorded Monday 42 d...

Heat Wave Sweeps Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh is reeling under a heat wave with day temperatures in state capital Raipur and the northern region of Korba and Raigarh shooting// up to 42 degrees Celsius. Roads wore a deserted look in the industrial town of Korba. In Raipur, people preferred to remain indoors while government ...

Assam Heat Wave Claims Five.

Nearly five people have died due to sunstroke during the past week in Assam. The severe heat wave has also necessitated the closure of schools and colleges according to official reports//. "The normal temperature in the past week was at least four degrees Celsius above normal and the state has ...

Staying Indoors Responsible for 1995 Heat Wave Killings

A new research study on the higher-than-average mortality rates of the July 1995 heat waves in Chicago has attributed older people staying indoors in their apartments// as being responsible for the heat wave killings. The study found higher mortality rates in areas where the businesses were ...

Domino Transplants Creates new wave In the Field Of Kidney Transplantation

According to Robert A. Montgomery, M.D., chief of transplantation at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine domino transplants can increase the usefulness of selfless kidney donors.// Domino transplants strategy if used widely can also be able to solve the problem of scarcity in organ...

Lab Tests And Diagnostics - Next Wave Of Outsourcing

India is on the verge of another outsourcing wave: high-end laboratory and diagnostic testing! Indian labs offer a comprehensive test menu - over 1,500 tests under one roof. // A number of hospitals in the US and UK are outsourcing laboratory and diagnostic tests to India as it costs about 70 ...

Shock Wave Therapy Increase The Risk Of Diabetes

Mayo clinic researchers have found that shock wave lithotripsy, which is given for treating kidney stones have increased the risk of diabetes and also hypertension in later part of life. //Risk for diabetes was related to the intensity of the treatment and quantity of the shock waves administered; ...

Prince Of Wales Is Alarmed By The Obesity Wave In Britain

The Prince of Wales said that there is an increase in the number of oversized people in Britain. He asked people to balance their lifestyle and exercise regularly. He said in a speech at St James's Palace that we are// following the close behind the United States in the health problem stakes. ...

Jharkhand Reeling Under Heat Wave

Jharkhand is reeling under a heat wave with no forecast for rains in the days to come . State capital Ranchi recorded 39.4 degree Celsius Sunday. The highest temperature this summer recorded in the city, which was was once the summer capital of Bihar before the state was bifurcated, was 40 ...

North India Reels Under Heat Wave

North India continued to reel under a scorching June sun with most areas recording temperatures of over 40 degrees Celsius Friday and Sri Ganganagar in Rajasthan at a searing 46.6 degrees. Weather officials said that rain clouds were nowhere in sight. Following close behind Sri Ganganagar ...

No Respite for Rajasthan from Heat Wave

Heat wave conditions continued to paralyse life in Rajasthan Monday as the mercury hovered between 40-45 degrees Celsius in most parts - well above normal.// The roads wore a deserted look with people preferring to stay indoors. The meteorological department said there would be no resp...

The brain wave

Researchers now say that a region in the brain responsible for imitation may be behind the unique quality to sympathise for others and help the needy. Neuroscientists searching for roots of empathy have now found brain regions involved in learning by imitation.// They have also identified a n...

Nephrologists Indicate High Interest in AMAG Pharmaceuticals' Newly Approved Feraheme According to Latest BioTrends Report

...ther these newer analogues still account for roughly half of the CKD patient share while calcitriol remains the market share leader. The next wave of TreatmentTrends(R): US Nephrology will field in late August in tandem with surveys directed at two ancillary renal care audiences, Anemia Managers ...

Consumer Reports Swine Flu Survival Kit Prepares Consumers for Potentially Tough Flu Season This Fall

.../PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- As the U.S. prepares for a possible second wave of H1N1 or swine flu, as well as for the annual scourge of seasonal flu and... How to Prepare a Swine Flu Emergency Kit In case the second wave of swine flu is severe enough to warrant home confinement, consumers should...

Hologic Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2009 Operating Results

...s press release. Term loan to fund the Third wave Technologies acquisition reduced from an initial b...ngibles relating to the Cytyc merger and the Third wave acquisition and, in addition, a full quarter of co...2008. There were no expenses attributable to Third wave in the third quarter of fiscal 2008. The Co...

New BioTrends Report Explores Anticipated Treatment Pattern Shifts Expected with the Proposed Bundled Payment Structure Planned for 2011

...al Directors and the ESRD Networks for Renal Administrators. The full report is available for purchase at www.bio-trends.com . A follow up wave of this report is planned in early 2010 after additional details on the bundle legislation have been released. About BioTrends Research Group,...

BT Office Launches 10% Discount on Multi-Adjustable Ergonomic Office Furniture

...a 10% discount when an ergonomic desk and chair are bought together. Customers can choose from the electronic, height adjustable trapezoidal or double wave ergonomic desk and posture black mesh chair. All desks are available in different sizes and finishes, including apple, white, walnut, silver an...

Congress Moves Forward With Tax-Funded Abortion Plans

...t Obama's promise of 'reducing abortion' rings hollow as Congress finds ways to circumvent the historic federal ban on taxpayer-funded abortion with a wave of legislation that will flood the coffers of the abortion industry," said FRC President Tony Perkins. "Even Planned Parenthood's Guttmacher Institut...

Expert Statement Issued about Lantus(R) Following Recent Publications in Diabetologia

...statement, signed by 14 international experts following their independent, rigorous and thorough review of the published data, comes in the midst of a wave of recent releases from Health Authorities around the globe, such as the European Medicines Agency (EMEA), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

El Camino Hospital Los Gatos Celebrates Opening With the Community

... orthopedics and ophthalmology. Surrounding communities also will benefit from facilities and treatment with state-of-the-art services such as a shock wave lithotripter for the non-invasive treatment of kidney stones. Located at the Los Gatos campus, the system is the only one available in the South Bay A...

Fighting the swine flu pandemic with mathematics

...e believes that we haven't seen the worst of the swine flu yet. "The pandemic, if it's like the previous one, will come in waves," he says. "The first wave is the weaker one and rather wimpy. It's not very dangerous. We still have to brace ourselves for the worst. "Our model provides guidance for compl...

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

...ee Rivers Acquires Infergen(R) II-62 International Consolidated Cos Takes Over China Gene II-62 Hologic Signs 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...

BioTrends Announces a New Syndicated Report Series, LaunchTrends(TM): Feraheme

...all patient types. LaunchTrends(TM) measure launch effectiveness of new products from FDA approval through six months post launch. The first wave of the LaunchTrends(TM): Feraheme report series will be fielded in mid-August, measuring uptake at one month. Topline findings will be available sh...
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