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Lilly Broadens Income Eligibility for Patient Assistance Programs

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In the midst of the down economy, many Americans have seen their financial situations change - for the worse - forcing them to make difficult sacrifices to afford medications or detrimental decisions to stop taking medicines. On Aug....

New Walmart Program Broadens Access to Affordable Prescriptions in Michigan

Retailer to offer 90-day prescription supply for $10 via free mail delivery; Pilot program launches in Michigan today BENTONVILLE, Ark., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today in Michigan Walmart announced a pilot program which will offer a 90-day supply of 300 generic prescriptions, ...

CSOFT Broadens Globalization Services in U.S. and Japan with Two New Hires

Localization and Translation Leader Brings Former Medical Device and Microsoft Executives to Head Life Sciences and Shanghai Business Units Beijing, China (PRWEB) January 20, 2009 -- CSOFT International Ltd. , a leading provider of multilingual localization, testing an...

Agito Networks Names New CEO, Broadens Depth of Experience of Enterprise Mobility Leader

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Agito Networks, Inc.(TM), the company delivering new technology in enterprise mobility, today announced that it has named former Veraz Networks executive Amit Chawla as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Agito Networks' flagship prod...

Greenway Medical Technologies Broadens Sales Efforts With Entrance Into Federally Qualified Health Center Marketplace

Strategic Opportunity with Kentucky-based PrimaryPlus Marks First FQHC Sale CARROLLTON, Ga., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenway Medical Technologies Inc., a leading provider of integrated electronic health record (EHR), practice management and interoperability solutions, announced today that it ha...

Abbott Broadens Use of i-STAT Handheld Blood Analyzer with CLIA Waiver Granted by FDA for CHEM8+ Test Cartridge

EAST WINDSOR, N.J., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT ) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted waived status under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendements of 1988 (CLIA) for its handheld i-STAT CHEM8+ test cartridge, making it mor...

Euro RSCG Life Broadens X2 Expertise

- Paul Velardi Joins Agency to Spearhead x2 Division - NEW YORK, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Euro RSCG Life, a leading healthcare communications network, announced that Paul Velardi has joined the firm as President of Euro RSCG Life x2. Euro RSCG Life x2 utilizes a strategic foundation in...

Quigley Corporation Announces Final Results of Quigley Pharma's Phase IIb Study

...a may indicate the potential benefit of this compound as a disease modifying agent which, if validated through additional clinical trials, potentially broadens the therapeutic market opportunity. Additional clinical work would be required and future study considerations might include, a longer duration perio...

Winners of the Addressing Psoriasis(TM) Contest Selected to Walk the Runway in New York City Fashion Show Hosted by Tim Gunn

...the fashion industry. The program's philosophy focuses on individual student development with an emphasis on professionalism. The learning environment broadens students' aesthetics, critical thinking and problem-solving skills. FIT's Fashion Design program leads to the Associate of Applied Sciences and Bachel...

Roshan Announces Expansion of Afghanistan's First Telemedicine Project to Bamyan Region

...ty health care to the children of Afghanistan. We are proud to work with partners such as Roshan and CISCO to expand telemedicine in Afghanistan that broadens access to high quality health care to those in isolated communities," said Al-Karim Haji, Director General and Chief Financial Officer of AKU. Th...
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Semafore Broadens Pipeline With Multi-Targeted Kinase Inhibitors

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Semafore Pharmaceuticals Inc. presented data at the Seventh International Congress on Targeted Therapies in Cancer in Washington, D.C., announcing the discovery of novel multi-targeted kinase inhibitors that demonstrate significant anticancer activity in p...

FDA Broadens US Indication for Once-Yearly Reclast(R) as Only Osteoporosis Treatment Approved for Prevention of Fractures After a Hip Fracture

- Revised label includes data showing 35% reduction in new clinical fractures in patients treated with Reclast following a recent hip fracture(1) - Few patients currently receive osteoporosis treatment following hip fracture despite high risk of morbidi...

Oxford BioTherapeutics and GlaxoSmithKline Form Strategic Alliance to Develop Novel Cancer Therapeutic Antibodies

...ff, CEO of OBT. "This strategic alliance provides important validation of our scientific expertise in the fields of cancer target discovery and broadens OBT's antibody pipeline. In addition, we gain access to significant non-dilutive financing to support the development of our pipeline of fully human t...

Data Presented at AACR Annual Meeting Show Anti-Tumor Activity of Peregrine's Fully Human Anti-PS Antibody in Prostate Cancer Model

...bodies continues to increase, the availability of anti-PS antibodies that vary in their mode of binding or in their specific immunomodulatory activity broadens the potential clinical applications of our anti-PS technology platform," said Steven W. King, president and CEO of Peregrine. "Our collaboration with...

Pfizer and Medivation Initiate Phase 3 Trial of Dimebon Added to Donepezil in Patients with Alzheimer's Disease

... --New 12-month study broadens Phase 3 clinical program to further evaluate the benefits of Dimebon in Alzheimer's Disease-- NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO, April 15 /PRNewswire-Fi...

Landmark Study in The New England Journal of Medicine Shows HPV Testing Significantly Reduces Deaths from Cervical Cancer, Compared to other Methods Including Pap

...demanding in terms of training and quality assurance," the study authors state. The study is posted to http://content.nejm.org/ . QIAGEN broadens access to HPV testing QIAGEN's donation of 1 million HPV tests builds upon the company's programs to increase access to HPV testing and cervical ca...

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia: New Gene-Searching Method Uncovers Possible New Targets for Crohn's Disease Drugs

... - broadens Power of Current Genetic Discovery Techniques - PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 26 ...y scientists at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, say their approach broadens the power of gene discovery studies to ferret out potential targets for dis...

Phidea Srl and Marvin Research Srl Announce Completion of Merger

...f multinational pharmaceutical firms. Vincenzo Cocuzza, M.D., Phidea-Marvin's Chief Executive Officer stated, "We believe that this combination broadens our client base even further then it was, and provides the necessary platform for growth. We have a compelling strategy to expand operations into glob...

MacroChem Acquires Rights to Pexiganan, a Novel Topical Anti-Infective for Treatment of Diabetic Foot Infections, From Genaera

... broadens late-stage product development portfolio building on lead product candidate EcoNail in Phase 2 trial for onychomycosis WELLESLEY HILLS, Mas...

Upstream Biosciences Acquires Innovative Platform Technology and Drug Candidates for Tropical Parasitic Diseases

...that in laboratory studies demonstrate both human and veterinary potential against major tropical parasitic diseases. "This acquisition significantly broadens our strategic focus and provides Upstream with important new capabilities," said Joel L. Bellenson, Chief Executive Officer of Upstream. "We believe t...
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Brilliance CT - 64-channel configuration

Description:...e, thin-slice coverage to improve diagnostic confidence, image quality and productivity. With 40mm of thin-slice coverage, the 64-channel broadens horizons in cardiac imaging, allowing for unprecedented coronary artery evaluation. The 64-channel configuration also provides breakthrough performanc...
Company:Philips Medical Systems

Binocular Indirect Ophthalmoscope with Yellow Filter

Features:...rability. Wide-Range IPD Control: Adjusts to handle interpupillary distances of 49mm to 74mm - the widest range available in BIO. Diffuser Filter: broadens the illumination beam for enhanced viewing of the peripheral retina. Flexible Power Sources: Choose from two power supply sources - our portable pow...
Company:Welch Allyn Medical Products

Binocular Indirect Ophthalmoscope with Diffuser and Yellow Filter

Features:...rability. Wide-Range IPD Control: Adjusts to handle interpupillary distances of 49mm to 74mm - the widest range available in BIO. Diffuser Filter: broadens the illumination beam for enhanced viewing of the peripheral retina. Flexible Power Sources: Choose from two power supply sources - our portable pow...
Company:Welch Allyn Medical Products

Welch Allyn Binocular Indirect Ophthalmoscope with Diffuser Filter

Features:...rability. Wide-Range IPD Control: Adjusts to handle interpupillary distances of 49mm to 74mm - the widest range available in BIO. Diffuser Filter: broadens the illumination beam for enhanced viewing of the peripheral retina. Flexible Power Sources: Choose from two power supply sources - our portable pow...
Company:Welch Allyn Medical Products
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Olympus broadens portfolio with new biliary metallic stent

CENTER VALLEY, Pa., June 1, 2009 Olympus America Inc. today expanded its medical portfolio by introducing the X-Suit NIR, a biliary metallic stent designed with exceptional anatomic conformability and superior radial support. The X-Suit NIR's proprietary NIRflex cell design provides a physician s...

In the turf war against seaweed, coral reefs more resilient than expected

...age these fragile yet resilient ecosystems." Said Sweatman: "I hope this study leads to clearer definition of what coral-algal phase shifts are and broadens our perspective on the serious loss of corals in many parts of the world. Australian reefs have been relatively lucky so far, but there is no reason f...

Newly identified role for 'power plants' in human cells could lead to targeted therapies

...m that we humans have," said Juan Alfonzo, senior author of the study and an assistant professor of microbiology at Ohio State University. The finding broadens the study of therapeutic options involving attempts to introduce healthy tRNAs to the defective mitochondria of ill patients, Alfonzo said. "If you...

Epigenetic research uncovers new targets for modification enzymes

...ges the behavior of those proteins. The researchers used a peptide array technology called SPOT to identify the new enzyme targets. "This discovery broadens our view of methyltransferases and tells us that epigenetic regulation in cells is even more complicated than we thought," says principal investigator...

Pathway found that lets mosquitoes fatten up, slow down for winter

... mosquitoes growth have been identified as key contributors to how the insects enter a dormant state to survive winters cold. The research finding broadens the understanding of the mosquito life cycle and appears to shed some light on how other insects and invertebrate species weather the winter months. ...

Early exposure to common weed killer impairs amphibian development

...n of "Environmental Health Perspectives," examined tadpoles during an often overlooked period of development, organ morphogenesis. Study Results broadens Knowledge of Herbicide's Effects During a Vulnerable Stage Organ morphogenesis is a brief, extremely sensitive phase in the tadpoles' growth cycle...

AGU Journal Highlights -- March 19, 2008

...earch Letters (GRL) paper 10.1029/2007GL032620, 2008; http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2007GL032620 9. North Atlantic Current spins off eddies as it broadens The warm Gulf Stream flows east offshore of the North American coastline on its way north from Florida to Newfoundland. Southeast of Newfoundland,...

Ancient organisms discovered in Canadian gold mine

.... "Now we are sure the three domains of life were well separated and evolving (independently) by 2.7 billion years ago," said Kenig. The finding broadens the known geographic reach of archaea during this time period, adding proof that the ancient organisms existed both in sedimentary environments and in...

NASA predicts nongreen plants on other planets

...L was formed as part of the NASA Astrobiology Institute (NAI), based at the NASA Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley. "This work broadens our understanding of how life may be detected on Earth-like planets around other stars, while simultaneously improving our understanding of life on Ea...

Road-crossing in chimpanzees: A risky business

... In a finding that broadens our understanding of primate cooperation, researchers have found that chimpanzees evaluate risk when crossing roads and draw on an evolutionarily old ...
Broadens in Biological Technology

Bion Announces Approval of New U.S. Patent that Broadens Protection for the Company's Livestock Waste Environmental Treatment Processes

NEW YORK, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BNET) announced today that it was notified that its U.S. Patent application 11/592,513 entitled "Low Oxygen Biologically Mediated Nutrient Removal" has been approved. The patent application was m...

Bayer Broadens Its Manufacturing Basis for Biopharmaceuticals in Tobacco Plants

Cooperation with Kentucky Bioprocessing for future-oriented technology LEVERKUSEN, Germany and OWENSBORO, Ky., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer Innovation GmbH and Kentucky Bioprocessing, LLC (KBP) are collaborating to develop a facility at KBP's Owensboro plant in the US state of Kentucky for ...

ImmunoVaccine Technologies Broadens Its Patent Protection to Japan

HALIFAX, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ - ImmunoVaccine Technologies Inc. (IVT), a vaccine development company, today announced receipt of patent approval from the Japanese Patent Office for its vaccine platform. The specific patent, Vaccines with enhanced immune response and methods for their preparatio...

MedImmune Broadens Focus of Venture Capital Fund to Include New Therapeutic Areas

- Expands Staff to Continue Record of Investment Success - GAITHERSBURG, Md., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- MedImmune, the operationally independent worldwide biologics unit of AstraZeneca plc (LSE: AZN.L, NYSE: AZN), today announced that its highly successful venture capital fund, MedImmune V...

Third Wave Broadens Market, Releases Genetic Technology to Early Adopters

Madison, Wis. -- Third Wave Technologies Inc. announced Tuesday that its genetic analysis Invader technology platform has been successfully extended to chromosomal analysis, opening a new market to the company. In conjunction with this important extension of the Invader technology, Madison-ba...

Sanofi-aventis U.S. Introduces BenzaClin(R) Carekit

...cally Viscontour acts as a natural moisture reservoir for the skin. "We are excited about the availability of the BenzaClin carekit because it broadens the landscape of what physicians can offer their patients who are seeking a moisturizing agent while using BenzaClin for their acne," says Brent Ragan...

Sangamo BioSciences Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...which specific genes are deleted or knocked out. The technology opens the door for the production of knockout animals in species other than mouse and broadens the possibilities for new animal models of human disease. Sangamo awarded Grand Challenges Explorations Grant for Innovative Global Health Rese...

NovaBay(R) Pharmaceuticals to Present at Jesup & Lamont 2009 Growth Stock Conference

...mportant collaborative agreement with professors Markus Nagl, M.D. and Waldemar Gottardi, Ph.D. of the Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria, which broadens NovaBay's intellectual property estate, expands its pre-clinical pipeline and advances the development of NovaBay's Aganocide compounds by integrating...

New Report Just Published: World Prostate Cancer Therapeutics Market Report

...ls Obtains FDA Approval for Finasteride's ANDA II-79 Aeterna Zentaris Enters into Agreement with Nippon Kayaku II-79 Progenics Pharmaceuticals broadens Association with Seattle Genetics II-80 Diosynth and Dendreon Sign Multi-Year Commercial Supply Deal II-80 Genstar Capital Completes Acqui...

University of Illinois Medical Center in Chicago First Hospital to Install Innovative Shape-HF™ Cardiopulmonary Testing System

...r of Medicine and Director of Clinical Electrophysiology at the University of Illinois at Chicago, saw immediate applications for the device. "It broadens the pool of heart failure patients we are able to accurately test because it is less cumbersome than existing cardiopulmonary testing devices and it i...
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