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Burrill Merchant Banking Advises Pfizer Inc. on Dermatology Portfolio Divestment

SAN FRANCISCO, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Burrill Merchant Banking acted as exclusive financial advisor to Pfizer Inc. on its recently-completed divestment of three investigational compounds for dermatological conditions to Graceway Pharmaceuticals, LLC. Financial terms of the agreement we...

Medical Imaging Modality Vendors Should Focus on Innovation and Alliances with Market Leaders, Advises Frost & Sullivan

LONDON, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The market for most medical imaging devices is at a mature phase. Most unit shipment sales are geared towards the replacement of older systems. Global conglomerates, which have a combined market share of about 80 per cent, dominate the market. However...

Startech Environmental Advises Shareholders to Take No Action in Response to Friendly LRL Tender Offer

WILTON, Conn., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Startech Environmental Corp. (OTC BB: STHK), a fully reporting, Award-winning Environment and Energy Company, today urged its shareholders not to take any action with respect to the commencement of a tender offer on July 6, 2009 by Friendly LRL H...

Amylin Advises All Shareholders to Vote Their Blue Proxy Card Today

Amylin Urges Shareholders to Support the Company's Twelve Nominees SAN DIEGO, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMLN ) today reminded its shareholders to use their BLUE proxy card to vote FOR all of Amylin's nominees, including its two new independent D...

CVMF Advises on How to Save Money on Veterinary Bills

The most common causes for vet visits and how to avoid them (Vocus) May 26, 2009 -- Avoiding common diseases in pets is not only possible but by being proactive, you can save a great deal of money in medical expenses, says leading veterinarian Dr. Arnold Goldman , pres...

Industry Coalition Advises Against Use of Dietary Supplements as Swine Flu Remedy, Cure

WASHINGTON, May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The dietary supplement industry is aware of public concern regarding H1N1 flu virus ("swine flu") and of the desire of the public to protect itself against this virus. The trade associations of the dietary supplement industry support the responsible sal...

If You Haven't Yet, Plan Now for a Pandemic, CCH Advises Employers

RIVERWOODS, Ill., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The very real possibility of a swine flu pandemic should be a wake-up call to the many organizations that have not developed a plan to cope with widespread employee illness, according to CCH, part of Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. To reduce the impac...

AVMA Advises Consumers That Pork and Pork Products Are Safe for Consumption

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is advising consumers concerned about the outbreak of the new virus being called swine influenza that neither exposure to pigs nor consumption of pork are risk factors for infection. "Th...

Red Cross Advises Evacuees to Stay Put Until Conditions Are Safe

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although what was once Hurricane Gustav has weakened to a tropical depression, the American Red Cross urges all evacuees to stay away from affected areas until authorities deem it safe to return. "We know people are eager to go home, especially ...

Social Security Statement Advises Seniors to Consider Private Long-Term Care Insurance, LTC Agency Reports; Medicare Won't Cover It

KIRKLAND, Wash., June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A few months ago, members of Congress asked the Social Security Commission to clear up a misperception of many Americans approaching retirement age. "A lot of seniors had the idea that Medicare would cover their long-term care expenses," says Cameron Tr...

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FDA Advises Manufacturers to Test Glycerin for Possible Contamination

Glycerin Contaminated with Diethylene Glycol (DEG) Remains a Potential Health Hazard to Consumers ROCKVILLE, Md., May 4, 2007-The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning pharmaceutical manufacturers, suppliers, drug repackers, and health professionals who compound medications to be...

New Research Shows Antidepressants May Thwart Breast Cancer Treatment

...ointed out that there are safe and effective alternatives to manage depression and hot flashes that doctors can offer patients taking tamoxifen. Weiss advises women who have taken tamoxifen along with an antidepressant in the past and those who currently are taking these medicines together to talk to their d...

American Lung Association Offers Simple Tips to Protect Public Health and Minimize H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and Seasonal Flu Transmission

...ion Chief Medical Officer. "This includes frequent hand washing and covering your mouth when coughing or sneezing." The American Lung Association advises that hand washing is most effective with liquid soap. Hands should be rubbed vigorously under running water of any temperature for at least 20 seconds...

EAU Position Statement on Screening for Prostate Cancer

... imaging modalities is needed urgently to enhance the predictive value of screening tools. - In the absence of population screening, the EAU advises men who consider screening by PSA testing and prostate biopsy to obtain information on the risks and benefits of screening and individual risk...

Quality Colonoscopy Exam Remains Best Strategy for Detection of Polyps and Cancers According to Experts From the American College of Gastroenterology

... "The position of the College is that the training and experience of the endoscopist are critical to a quality colonoscopy," he continued. The College advises patients to seek a well-trained endoscopist who performs many of these tests and has a record of performing a complete examination of the colon. ...

GSK Believes There Is No Liver Safety Issue With AVANDIA; Responds to Public Citizen Petition

...file for AVANDIA. Patients being treated with AVANDIA or other medicines to control blood sugar levels should remain on therapy, unless their doctor advises a different course of action. AVANDIA has been shown to be a safe and highly effective treatment for type 2 diabetes for the appropriate patient. GS...

Clinical Trial Shows Cardiovascular Benefits of Rooibos, Popular Antioxidant Herbal Tea from South Africa

... Peninsula University of Technology, THRIP National Research Foundation, and the South African Rooibos Council. Note: The American Botanical Council advises that with all scientific and clinical research that has yet to be published in a peer-reviewed journal, the preliminary announcement of trial results ...

First Ever Study on Alzheimer's Disease Treatment in Hispanics Presented at Major Medical Meeting

...gns of dementia at a younger age, potentially at 55 or 60 years." Dr. Cruz urges more attention to diagnosis and treatment of AD among Hispanics and advises family members suspecting AD symptoms in a loved one to visit http://www.losamigosdesumemoria.com to learn more about the disease and complete an on...

Blueberry-Supplemented Diet Shows Promise in Lowering Cholesterol in Animal Trials

...by protect against vascular insult by oxidation," says Kalt. "Flavonoids may also reduce vascular inflammation related to atherosclerosis." Dr. Kalt advises consumers to choose blueberries along with other brightly colored fruits and vegetables containing health-promoting antioxidants. The USDA recommends ...

Statement from the American Diabetes Association Related to ACCORD Trial Announcement

... ACCORD data raises concerns; Group advises patients with diabetes to maintain good control of blood glucose and talk to their doctor ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In re...
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OJ worse for teeth than whitening says Eastman Institute researchers

... A Texas-based company, Beyond Dental and Health, sponsored the trial in part by providing the 6 percent hydrogen peroxide. In the meantime, Ren advises that consumers be aware of the acidic nature of beverages, including sodas, fruit juices, sports and energy drinks. The longer teeth are in contact wi...

American Chemical Society's Weekly Presspac -- June 17, 2009

...innipeg, MB, Canada Phone: (204) 789-3828 Fax: (204) 787-2080 Email: GordonR@ms.UManitoba.ca ARTICLE #3 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Study advises Chinese government to change fuel in millions of households Environmental Science & Technology Scientists in China are recommending that the...

Scholar unconvinced new lie-detection methods better than old ones

...o challenge several paradigms that have been taken for granted in both fMRI deception studies and social neuroscience. In the meantime, Littlefield advises caution when sizing up the promises of those promoting the latest crop of brain-based truth-seeking technologies. "This 9/11 kind of hype has allow...

AIBS names 2009 emerging public policy leaders

...e and engage in the public policy process," said Stewart. "The EPPLA is a critical step towards achieving my ultimate goal of becoming a scientist who advises intergovernmental agencies." Stewart states that she strives to conduct transformative, interdisciplinary research that will inform public policy. ...

No consistent advantage for planting soybean early

...d with early plantings. "If the soil is ready for planting in April, producers should feel free to plant, but they shouldn't expect higher yield," advises Egli. Planting into cold, wet soils, however, can reduce seedling emergence and stand, which may require replanting to avoid yield loss. Unacceptab...

Prominent climate researcher to speak at UH on global warming March 5

...ng in 1995, President Clinton appointed him to two six-year terms on the National Science Board that helps oversee the National Science Foundation and advises the executive branch and Congress on science-related matters. Washington's talk is part of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics (NSM) ...

Cleaning the atmosphere of carbon: African forests out of balance

...nitor carbon budgets in forest study sites worldwide as part of the Smithsonian's Center for Tropical Forest Science and the HSBC Climate Partnership, advises that this newfound sink shouldn't be taken for granted, or presumed to continue indefinitely. "While we still can't explain exactly what is behind thi...

EPA and USDA should create new initiative to better monitor nutrients

...ty throughout the Mississippi River basin and into the northern Gulf of Mexico, says a new report from the National Research Council. The report also advises how to move forward on the larger process of allocating nutrient loading caps -- which entails delegating responsibilities for reducing nutrient pollu...

Why binge drinking is bad for your bones

...ough calcium. Alcohol also can affect the body's calcium supply. And drinking too much can increase the risk of falls and broken bones. The foundation advises drinking no more than two drinks per day. Loyola's Alcohol Research Program was among the first centers to demonstrate that rats given an amount of...

The Marine Mammal Center begins new leptospirosis study in California

...ater, or soil. If not treated, the patient can develop kidney damage, meningitis, liver failure, and respiratory distress. The Marine Mammal Center advises beach goers and their dogs to stay away from marine mammals they may encounter on beaches and to call the Center's 24-hour response line at (415) 289-...
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KTA Capital Advises SpringTree Global Investors on an AU$25.5 Million Investment in Prima BioMed Ltd

SpringTree Special Opportunities Fund, LP ("SpringTree") announced today its AU$25,500,000 investment in Prima BioMed Ltd (ASX:PRR), an Australian Securities Exchange-listed oncology biotechnology company. KTA Capital acted as the exclusive financial advisor to SpringTree's general part...

Jina Ventures Advises Swiss Pharma Contract on Strategic Sale to Covance Inc

NEW YORK, March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Jina Ventures is pleased to announce the acquisition of clinical pharmacology and research company, Swiss Pharma Contract (SPC) by leading contract research organization, Covance Inc (NYSE: CVD ). Jina Ventures was the exclusive financial advisor to SP...

CV Therapeutics Advises Stockholders to Take No Action at This Time in Response to Astellas' Tender Offer

PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CV Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CVTX ) today advised its stockholders to take no action at this time in response to Astellas Pharma Inc.'s announcement that its indirect subsidiary, Sturgeon Acquisition, Inc., has commenced an unsolicited tende...

White Paper Advises Pharma Manufacturers on How to Select an Aseptic Fill/Finish Contractor, Avoid the Most Common Mistakes

AGAWAM, Mass., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- For pharmaceutical manufacturers, the process of choosing a Contract Manufacturing Organization (CMO) can be a challenging task. The ramifications of making a poor decision can result in schedule delays, regulatory approval issues, and lost revenue. Th...

Burrill Merchant Banking Advises Faes Farma on Bilastine Licensing Agreement

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Burrill Merchant Banking acted as exclusive financial advisor to Faes Farma (Spain) on its recently-completed commercial partnering of bilastine with the Menarini Group (Italy). Under the terms of the agreement, Faes has licensed bilastine rights in Europe...

Burrill Merchant Banking Advises NPS on Phase III Licensing Agreement

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Burrill Merchant Banking acted as exclusive financial advisor to NPS Pharmaceuticals on its recently-completed partnering of Gattex(TM) (teduglutide) with Nycomed. Under the terms of the agreement, NPS has licensed rights to Gattex outside North America to...

Angel investor boot camp advises and educates cherubs

MADISON, Wis. Educating and advising potential angel investors, or cherubs, on how to act and think like fully grown seraphs was the goal of a seminar at the Entrepreneurs Conference Tuesday in Milwaukee. The primer, titled Private Equity and Angel Investing Boot Camp, exposed audience members t...

Video: New Way RA(TM) Talk Show Premieres Online for People Living With Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

...ind Joffe , a nationally recognized chronic illness career coach , shares her experience with living and working with two chronic illnesses. Rosalind advises how work or career can be possible despite a diagnosis of RA. Ellen Shmueli , diagnosed with RA at the age of 28, did not let the disease stop...

PharmSource Releases White Paper on Role of U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in the Bio/Pharma Industry

...FCPA compliance programs, which could save bio/pharma companies millions of dollars in fines and losses due to an unintended corruption scandal," advises PharmSource founder and president, Jim Miller. The U.S. is increasing the number of investigations of FCPA and financial fraud violations, partic...

YM BIOSCIENCES REPORTS DAIICHI-SANKYO ENROLLS FIRST PATIENTS IN PHASE II, FIRST-LINE LUNG CANCER TRIAL WITH NIMOTUZUMAB

...romising cancer-related products at various stages of development, today reported that its licensee for nimotuzumab, Daiichi-Sankyo Co., Ltd. in Japan advises that it has commenced enrollment of a Phase II trial evaluating nimotuzumab in combination with radiation therapy/cisplatin/vinorelbine in first-line ...
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