Labopharm files New Drug Submission with Health Canada for novel antidepressant
LAVAL, QC, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Labopharm Inc. (TSX: DDS; NASDAQ: DDSS ) today announced it has filed a New Drug Submission (NDS) with the Therapeutic Products Directorate of Health
Canada for its novel formulation of the antidepressant trazodone.
"We are pleased to file our New Dru...
July 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights a Positive Outlook, Bell's Palsy and Heart Valve Repair
Studies Show a Sunny Outlook is Good for Health, Longer Life
ROCHESTER, Minn., July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Here are highlights from the July issue of Mayo Clinic Health
Letter. You may cite this publication as often as you wish. Reprinting is allowed for a fee. Mayo...
International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health Features Discovery of Asbestos-Related Pain Origin from Scientists at the Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit
DETROIT, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute's National Center for Vermiculite and Asbestos-Related Cancers (NCVAC) have discovered a probable reason for the unrelenting chest pain experienced in certain patients with asbestos-r...
CEL-SCI to Present Data from Multikine Clinical Trials at National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Cancer Institute (NCI) Seminar Series
VIENNA, Va., July 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CEL-SCI Corporation (NYSE Amex: CVM ), a late stage cancer immunotherapy company, announced today that Dr. Eyal Talor, CEL-SCI's Senior Vice President of Research and Manufacturing, has been invited to present to the NIH, NCI's Clinical Cent...
UNT Health Science Center's Groundbreaking Research Applied to Protecting Brain After Traumatic Injury
FORT WORTH, Texas, July 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In groundbreaking research, scientists at the University of North Texas Health
Science Center at Fort Worth have determined that rapid estrogen administration can protect the brain following brain injury. These findings are now being tested ...
SUNY Youth Sports Institute Convenes Top Experts in NYC Next Week to Present Research & Analysis on Energy Drink Health Impacts
- Thirteen Renowned Medical Experts Slated to Attend First National Symposium -
CORTLAND, N.Y., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The first national symposium designed to explore the health
impacts of energy drinks will be held next week in New York City when thirteen top experts gather to present rese...
Commonwealth Fund Case Study Points to 'Continuous Innovation' at Group Health Cooperative
SEATTLE, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Commonwealth Fund case study notes that Group Health
Cooperative is structured with incentives aligned "to launch innovations and organize services in ways that make the most sense operationally and clinically."
The case study -- along oth...
West Wireless Health Institute Teams with Corventis for its First Multicenter, Randomized Clinical Trial
Collaboration will test remote wireless monitoring to prevent hospital readmissions for heart failure
SAN DIEGO, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The West Wireless Health
Institute (WWHI), one of the world's first medical research organizations dedicated to advancing health
and well-being t...
Cytel Signs Cooperative Research And Development Agreement With FDA Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH)
Adaptive trials leader and CDRH regulators join to create Bayesian trial design and analysis software standard
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Cytel Inc., a leading provider of biostatistical software and clinical trial design services, today announced the signing of a Cooperative...
School of Dentistry Studies Link Between Oral Health and Memory
MORGANTOWN, W.Va., June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keeping your teeth brushed and flossed can cut down on gum disease, drastically reducing risk of heart attack and stroke, dentists have warned for years. Now researchers at West Virginia University have found a clean mouth may also help prese...
Glybera(TM) Shows Long-Term Health Benefits
AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amsterdam
Molecular Therapeutics (Euronext: AMT), a leader in the field of human gene
therapy, announced today new data showing that a one-time administration of
its lead product GlyberaTM results in significant long-term health
ThermoGenesis Announces National Institute of Health Grant
COMPANY'S FIRST-EVER NIH GRANT WILL BE USED TO DEVELOP CELL DELIVERY TECHNOLOGIES FOR REGENERATIVE MEDICINE APPLICATIONS
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ThermoGenesis Corp. (Nasdaq: KOOL ), a leading supplier of innovative products for processing and storing adult s...
New Poll Finds Disease Prevention is Top Priority for Americans in Health Reform
WASHINGTON, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trust for America's Health
(TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) released a new public opinion survey today which finds that Americans rank prevention as the most important health
care reform priority, and overwhelmingly support increasi...
Genomic Health Study Shows Breast Cancers in Men Display Very Similar Gene Signatures to Those in Women
- Largest Genomic Study Comparing Gene Expression in Female and Male Patients Presented at ASCO Annual Meeting -
ORLANDO, Fla., May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX ) today announced results from a study which summarized the gene signatures identified by the O...
Intercell AG Announces First Subject Enrolled in a Phase II Trial for the Further Development of Its Investigational Vaccine Enhancement Patch to Improve Pandemic Influenza Prevention in Collaboration With U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS
- Phase II clinical trial investigating the effectiveness of Intercell's Vaccine Enhancement (VE) Patch in combination with an injectable H5N1 pandemic influenza vaccine started today in the U.S.
- The study is fully funded by HHS - this is the second study conducted under a 5 year USD 128 m ...
Theranostics Health Announces Involvement with Major Academic Medical Center in Study Funded by Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R)
ROCKVILLE, Md., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Theranostics Health, Inc. (TH) is pleased to announce its involvement in a five-year clinical research study funded by the Susan G. Komen Foundation. TH's collaborator, Duke University , was the recipient of a Promise Grant, part of over $25 million of inve...
American Lung Association Offers Simple Tips to Protect Public Health and Minimize H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and Seasonal Flu Transmission
WASHINGTON, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the confirmed number of H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) cases grows in the United States, public concern understandably grows. The American Lung Association wishes to ease public concern by offering proven advice on how to prevent the spread of contagious respi...
Scientists Discover a Role for the Growth Factor TGF-beta in Maintaining Health of Retinal Blood Vessels
BOSTON, April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists at Schepens Eye Research Institute have found that the growth factor known as TGF-beta is essential to the health
of blood vessels in the retina and that blocking it can cause retinal dysfunction. These findings, published in the April 2 is...
MedNet Solutions Certified to Score SF-12v2 Health Survey
QualityMetric recognizes MedNet Solutions as the first QM Certified Scoring Partner for clinical trials
LINCOLN, R.I., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- QualityMetric Incorporated announced today that MedNet Solutions, a global life sciences company specializing in clinical study management systems, is...
Edifecs, CAQH and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Will Examine CORE Phase II Testing Outcomes and Lessons Learned at HIMSS09 Interoperability Showcase
Harvard Pilgrim achieves CORE Phase II Testing Certification with Edifecs CORE Testing Service - includes compliance with rules that are now required in X12 Version 5010
BELLEVUE, Wash., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Edifecs announced today that it will, together with its partners CAQH and Harvar...
Leader in Prostate Health Urges Prostate Cancer Screening in Face of Contradicting Data
DENVER, March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New data evaluating the impact of screening on mortality provides mixed messages on the value of prostate cancer screening. The Prostate Conditions Education Council (PCEC), a national organization committed to men's health
and a leader in prostate canc...
Unemployment, Health Care Spending Affect Mortality
FORT WORTH, Texas, March 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the Health
Industries Council meeting on March 11, in Irving, Harvey Brenner, Ph.D. and professor of public health
and behavioral sciences at the University of North Texas Health
Science Center's School of Public Health, announced new fin...
BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. to Present at Cowen and Company 29th Annual Health Care Conference
LYNBROOK, N.Y., March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. (Nasdaq: BSTC ), a biopharmaceutical company developing first in class collagenase-based products, today announced that BioSpecifics' President, Tom Wegman, will present a corporate overview at the upcoming Cowen ...
March 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights Knee Repair Surgery, Anxiety Disorder and Preventing Blood Clots
ROCHESTER, Minn., March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Here are highlights from the March issue of Mayo Clinic Health
Letter. You may cite this publication as often as you wish. Reprinting is allowed for a fee. Mayo Clinic Health
Letter attribution is required. Include the following subscri...
Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology to Develop Dermatology-Specific Functionality Criteria for Electronic Health Record (EHR) Technology
New Criteria to Help Facilitate EHR Adoption in Small, Ambulatory Physician Practices
SCHAUMBURG, Ill., March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT(R)), the federally recognized body for testing and certifying electronic healt...
Rendell Administration Announces Health Research Grants From Tobacco Settlement Funds
HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health
Secretary Everette James today announced four health
research grants totaling nearly $18 million will be awarded from Pennsylvania's share of the national tobacco settlement for 2008-09.
These competitive grants focus on specific re...
Novavax Presents Favorable Results from Phase I/IIa Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Program at World Health Organization Conference
VLP Vaccine - Coupled with Innovative Manufacturing - Has Potential to Address Gaps in Global Pandemic Preparedness
ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At the 5th World Health
Organization Meeting on Evaluation of Pandemic Influenza Prototype Vaccines in Clinical Trials, Novavax...
Data Suggests New Antigen-Antibody Combo Test Useful for High Volume Public Health Screening
MONTREAL, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A new HIV antigen-antibody
combination assay, currently available in Europe, can be useful for high-
volume screening to identify individuals with acute HIV infection, who would
be missed by traditional HIV antibody tests, according to research presen...
Cancer Therapy & Research Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center and Oncolytics Biotech(R) Inc. Announce Multi-Trial Clinical Research Collaboration
CALGARY, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. ("Oncolytics") (TSX:ONC, NASDAQ: ONCY ) and the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at The University of Texas Health
Science Center in San Antonio, (CTRC at UTHSCSA) announced a broad preclinical and clinical collaboration invol...
Global Health Research Foundation Awarded $25,000 Grant From Westly Foundation to Study Asthma in California's Central Valley
Foundation to implement advanced patient outcome analysis software to monitor health
outcomes in Fresno, California
LOS ALTOS, Calif., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global Health
Research Foundation (GHRF) today announced that it has received a $25,000 grant from the Westly Foundation ...
Kroger Recalls Peanut Butter Bakery Cookies and Select Cakes Due to Possible Health Risk
CINCINNATI, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR ) said today it is recalling peanut butter store-baked and store-packaged cookies and select cakes sold in its family of stores because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
Stores under th...
USD 12.5 m Funding for the Development of Intercell's Vaccine Patch System for Pandemic Influenza From U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
VIENNA, Austria, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Intercell AG (VSE: ICLL) today
announced the execution of a contract modification with the U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services (HHS). The agreement commits additional funding of
USD 12.5 m for Intercell's Pandemic Influenza program.
Video: New Survey Finds Mothers See Influenza as a Serious Health Threat, but Often Don't Get Their Families Vaccinated
American Lung Association's 2008 Faces of Influenza survey underscores that mothers need to get families immunized against influenza; Mother and Gold Medalist Kristi Yamaguchi joins initiative
WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- While 78 percent of mothers in the United States consider i...
Video: Novartis Vaccines and PTA Battle Flu: Public Health Vaccination Initiative Urges Families 'Let's Fight Flu Together!'
- Partnership aims to provide convenient access to vaccination -
helping keep kids and teachers in school and parents at work
- "Let's Fight Flu Together!" initiative supports CDC's new vaccination
recommendations which include children six months to 18 years old(1)
- Campaign goal is to i...
Physicians' Health Study II Finds No Magic Bullet for Preventing Cardiovascular Disease
-Vitamins E and C Have Other Important Benefits, Says CRN-
WASHINGTON, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the
Study II, to be released at the American Heart
Association's Scientific Sessions and to be published in the November 12
issue of the Journal of the A...
CEL-SCI Enters Agreement With National Institutes of Health Clinical Center To Determine the Molecular Basis of Multikine Anti-Tumor Effect
VIENNA, Va., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CEL-SCI Corporation
(NYSE: CVM ) announced today that it has entered into a Material Transfer
Agreement (MTA) with the National Institutes of Health
(NIHCC) and the laboratory of Dr. Francesco M. Marincola, M.D., to
'Friendly' Bacteria Can Benefit Health Throughout the Lifecycle
Experts Discuss Promising Research at The American College of Nutrition Annual Meeting
WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- New research on the benefits of
probiotics in children and seniors was presented at The American College of
Nutrition (ACN) Annual Meeting in a ...
Good Samaritan Hospital Launches High Risk Breast Cancer Program at Good Samaritan North Health Center
Advances in diagnostics and genetic testing give women answers about their risks
DAYTON, Ohio, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the U.S. Cancer
Statistics Working Group (2007), an estimated 182,460 new cases of breast
cancer will be diagnosed in American women...
Resurgent Health and Medical Announces That Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota has Ordered 25 CleanTech Automated Handwashing Systems
Hospital makes proactive choice to elevate hand hygiene measures for patients, staff and visitors
GOLDEN, Colo. and MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Resurgent
Health and Medical, a leader in automated handwashing and sanitizing
technology, announced today that Child...
Unprecedented 8th Year Start Up of National Direct AmeriCorps Program Access to Care Through Service (ACTS) Parent, Lead Organization The Philadelphia AIDS Consortium and World Health Care Infrastructures
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is
being released by The Philadelphia AIDS Consortium:
WHO: Parent Organization: The Philadelphia AIDS Consortium in
partnership with its network of eleven (11) community-based organization
sites located throughout the tri-state...