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Velos, Inc. Releases Software to Support Cancer Centers With New Workflow and Content for NCI Clinical Trials Reporting Program

FREMONT, Calif., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Velos, Inc., the trusted leader in clinical research management systems, announced today the availability of new system capabilities to ensure that the cancer center community can fulfill new registration requirements for the U.S. National Cancer ...

Clay Walker's Band Against MS Foundation Donates $150,000 To Support Multiple Sclerosis Research

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A Pebble Beach golf tournament pays off big for researchers looking for a cure for multiple sclerosis. The researchers took home the top prize: a $150,000 contribution from multi-platinum recording artist Clay Walker and the non-profit Band Against MS (BA...

Johnson & Johnson Announces Support for Kohl-Grassley Physician Payments Sunshine Act of 2009

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In letters to Senate Special Committee on Aging Chairman Herb Kohl (D-WI) and Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Charles Grassley (R-IA), Johnson & Johnson today announced its support for the Physician Payments Sunshine Act of 2009 (S. ...

USAID Provides $5M in Emergency Support as Swine Flu Spreads

WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As concerns over the spread of swine flu grow, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced today that it is providing an additional $5 million to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) ...

SeqWright's Clinical Trial Support Contributes to the Approval of Two HPV Diagnostic Systems

HOUSTON, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- SeqWright Inc., an international leader in the field of contract genomic services, announced today its involvement in Hologic's (formerly Third Wave Technologies) successful clinical trials of two Human Papillomavirus (HPV) in vitro diagnostic tests. SeqWright p...

Major Restless Legs Study Completes Enrollment With Support From MediciGlobal

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Successful and seamless completion of clinical trial enrollment requires careful forecasting of screened to randomized patients, market research, an effective recruitment strategy, and project management guided by real time metrics. MediciGlobal...

A Joint Statement From America's Prostate Cancer Advocacy, Education, and Support Organizations

WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since 1993, when the PLCO trial was started, we have awaited the results of this trial with eager anticipation, as have others. The initial report of the results of this study -- and those of a comparable European trial -- published last week in the ...

New Study Confirms That the Supports Intensity Scale Assessment is Effective in Measuring the Support Needs of People With Intellectual Disability and Making Funding Decisions

Study was conducted with 274 adults with intellectual disabilities currently receiving funding from a state developmental disability agency WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Supports Intensity Scale (SIS) assessment tool can effectively predict funding for people with intelle...

ELAD(R) Liver Support System Study Initiated at Multiple U.S. Centers

Program Expands on Successful Results from prior U.S., U.K. and China Trials SAN DIEGO, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Vital Therapies, Inc. (VTI), a development stage company targeting liver disease, today announced patient enrollment has begun for a randomized, controlled, multi-center, Phase 2 cli...

Fertility Physicians of Northern California Researchers Test New Forms of Progesterone Medication for Luteal Support During IVF

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) require progesterone medication to help support early pregnancy, but the intramuscular injections for some forms of this medication can be painful for patients. Formulations of progesterone medication which...

Domino's Pizza Pledges Support to the Fifth Annual St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(R) Thanks and Giving(R) Campaign

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ ), the recognized world leader in pizza delivery, is gearing up to raise dough for the kids of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital during its fifth annual Thanks and Giving campaign. Domino's customers will have the opportunit...

Nutrition 21 Reports That National Toxicology Program Studies Support the Safety of Chromium Picolinate

PURCHASE, N.Y., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nutrition 21, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXXI ), the developer and marketer of nutritional supplements under the Iceland Health Chromax(R), and Diabetes Essentials(TM) brands that help consumers manage blood sugar levels, improve cardiovascular health, en...

Senator Frist and Convention Delegates Support AIDS-Affected People Around the World, Raise Funds for Gustav Evacuees

Delegates Join World Vision, ONE to Build Hope and Give Help MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Delegates to the Republican Party Convention are sending a message to the most vulnerable communities around the world including evacuees in the Gulf Coast region and those suffer...

New Data Support Role for Monitoring of Cell-Mediated Immunity in Adult Patients Following Renal Transplantation

Cylex's ImmuKnow(R) assay shows clinical potential in independent study of adult kidney transplant patients COLUMBIA, Md., Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- A recently published article by Sanchez-Velasco et al.* in Clinical Transplantation has expanded our understanding of the clinica...

New Data Support Earlier Suggested Guidance for Levels of Cell-Mediated Immunity in Pediatric Liver Transplant Patients

Cylex's ImmuKnow(R) assay suggests clinical potential in independent study of pediatric liver transplant patients COLUMBIA, Md., Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Israeli et al.,* in an article just published in the peer-reviewed journal Liver Transplantation, have further developed our u...

Modigene Awarded Israeli Government Grant to Support Development of Its Longer-Acting Interferon Beta

- $25 Million Interferon-Beta-CTP Development Program Has Been Approved For First Year Funding Through a Special Grant From the Israeli Office of the Chief Scientist - NES-ZIONA, Israel, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Modigene Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MODG) today re...

Embryo Viability Studies Support Utility of Novel, Metabolomic Profiling Technology

Molecular Biometrics presents scientific evidence supporting accuracy of its biospectroscopy-based metabolomics platform at major international conference. BARCELONA, Spain and CHESTER, N.J., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Molecular Biometrics, LLC, a privately-held met...

Cardinal Health Expands PET Nuclear Pharmacy Services to Support Clinical Drug Trials

NEW ORLEANS, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardinal Health, a global provider of products and services that improve the safety and productivity of health care, today announced that it will now manufacture, compound and distribute Positron Emission Tomography (PET) radiopharmaceuticals for ...

Published Guidelines Further Support Use of Bioimpedance Measurement Technology for Early Assessment of Lymphedema

SAN DIEGO, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent guidelines published by the Clinical Resource Efficiency Support Team (CREST) provide further support for the use of bioimpedance technology for the early assessment of lymphedema. The published guidelines for Northern Ireland titled "Guidelines for ...

New Data on MAGE-A3 Cancer Immunotherapy Support Potential Novel Options of Treating Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and Melanoma

Gene Expression Profiling of Tumor is Correlated With Clinical Response CHICAGO, May 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New data presented by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) today highlighted the potential of its investigational MAGE-A3 Antigen-Specific Cancer Immunotherapeutic (ASCI) through results of three...

Sahajanand Medical Technologies PAINT Trial Results Support Safety and Efficacy of the Infinnium and Supralimus Stents

Sahajanand Medical Technologies received positive results of nine month PAINT trials for Drug eluting stents, Infinnium and Supralimus. The results unveiled during plenary session of EuroPCR 2008-Barcelona. SURAT, India, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Sahajanand Medical Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (S...

New Data Support High Complete Remission Rates With VELCADE(R) (Bortezomib) for Injection Based Therapies in Patients With Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma

- Five Oral Presentations at ASCO Annual Meeting Will Further Demonstrate the Strength of VELCADE Combinations in Front-line Multiple Myeloma - CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Pharmaceuticals, The Takeda Oncology Company, today announced that new data from VELCADE clinica...

Multiple Clinical Data Presentations at EuroPCR 2008 Support Use of OrbusNeich's Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R stent(TM) as Safe Alternative to Drug-Eluting Stents

Randomized TRIAS HR Pilot Study Compares Genous, Boston Scientific's Taxus(R) Other Presentations Focus on Real-World Use of Genous, Stent's Performance in Patients with AMI, Those Who Could Not Tolerate Dual-Antiplatelet Therapy ...

Lupus Under the Spotlight: U.S. Congress Shows Support for Women's Health Issues

NEW YORK, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR) commends the Senate on its passage of a resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Women's Health Week that begins annually on Mother's Day. The resolution, introduced by Senators Russ Feingold (D-WI)...

ISTA Pharmaceuticals Announces New Phase III Clinical Findings to Support Bepreve NDA Filing

Company Will Seek Label for the Treatment of Ocular Itching Associated with Allergic Conjunctivitis IRVINE, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISTA ), today announced positive results from the preliminary analysis of its second ...

More Clinical Data Required to Support European Approval of CAP Indication for TYGACIL

Wyeth Withdraws European Application COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ), announced today that it is withdrawing its application for an extension to the European Marketing Authorization for TYGACIL(R) ...

Data Presented at AAN Support Potential for Adjunctive use of Intravenous Lacosamide as Short-Term Replacement for Oral Treatment in Partial Epilepsy

SMYRNA, Ga., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Data presented today at a platform session of the 60th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) in Chicago support the potential for adjunctive use of intravenous lacosamide 200-600 mg/day using infusion durations as fast as 10 minutes for...

New Research for Mechanical Support Devices in Pediatrics to Be Released at International Heart and Lung Transplant Meeting

BOSTON, April 9, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- New devices and research for mechanical circulatory support in pediatrics from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Pediatric Circulatory Support Program will be discussed at the International Society fo...

Recent siRNA Research Publications Support Silence Therapeutics Combined Development Approach

Delivery Systems and Specific Molecular Structures Needed for siRNA Therapeutic Success LONDON, April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Silence Therapeutics plc (AIM:SLN) Europe's leading RNAi-focused biotechnology company, today comments on two recent journal articles: Nature...

Spirit II Results Support Strength of Boston Scientific's Two Drug-Eluting Stent Platforms

At two years, Company's TAXUS(R) and PROMUS(TM) Stents demonstrate positive and similar outcomes NATICK, Mass. and CHICAGO, March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today welcomed positive two-year results from Abbott's prospective, ...

Study Finds Personal and Web-Based Support Equal Weight Loss Success

Kaiser Permanente Helps Members Achieve Weight Loss with Education & Outreach OAKLAND, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Findings in the Journal of the American Medical Association on the largest weight loss maintenance study to date reinforce Kaiser Permanente'...

Three Year Analysis of Treatment Efficacy, Cosmesis, and Toxicity Support use of the Hologic Mammosite Radiation Therapy System

American Society of Breast Surgeons Study Represents Largest Patient Population to Date BEDFORD, Mass., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX ) a diversified medical technologies company specializing in imaging systems, diagnostics, and inter...

DHHS Guidelines Support Use of Trofile(TM) Assay Prior to CCR5 Inhibitor Use

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monogram Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: MGRM ) today announced that guidelines issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) recommend that a co-receptor tropism test, such as Monogram's Trofile(TM) assay, should be perf...

PNH Patients With Lower Levels of Hemolysis, Mild Anemia and Minimal Transfusion Support Have Significant Disease Burden; Soliris(R) Therapy Provided Clinical Improvements in PNH Patients Regardless of Disease Severity

Data Presented at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting Publication Number: 840 CHESHIRE, Conn., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Soliris(R) (eculizumab) therapy reduced hemolysis, fatigue, thromboses (blood clots) and transfusion requirements in patien...

New Data to Support VELCADE(R) (Bortezomib) For Injection Based Therapies as Setting New Standards in The Care of Newly Diagnosed Patients With Multiple Myeloma

- Three large, randomized Phase III trials of VELCADE in front-line multiple myeloma to be featured as oral presentations at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting - CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:...

Pharsight Uses FDA Disease Model to Support Oncology Drug Development

Use of FDA Model in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Expected to Inform Quantitative Predictions for Experimental Cancer Treatment MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharsight Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: PHRS), a leading provider of software, strategic consulting,...

Consumer Advocates Support Patent Office on Stem Cell Patent Rejection

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amended stem cell patent claims submitted by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation don't overcome the U.S. Patent Office Examiner's rejections and the claims remain unpatentable, two consumer groups said today. In formal comments fil...

SAIC Awarded Malaria Vaccine Production Support Contract Extension by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI ) today announced that it was awarded a contract extension by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases' (NIAID) Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseas...

Data Support use of SuperGen's CLIMB Technology in Lead Development and Optimization

Proprietary technology identifies small molecule JAK2 and Pim kinase inhibitors SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SuperGen Inc. (Nasdaq: SUPG), a pharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery, rapid development and commercialization of therapi...

PositiveFriends.com Launches STD Social Networking Site Balancing Dating with Online Support Features

SALINE, Mich., Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- PositiveFriends.com (http://www.positivefriends.com ), a new online support network for those affected by STDs (Sexually Transmitted Diseases), today announced its official launch into the online social networking and dating scene. The site is the resul...
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