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Emdeon Inc. Commences U.S. Initial Public Offering of Class A Common Stock

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Emdeon Inc. (the "Company") today announced the launch of its initial public offering in the United States of 21,450,000 shares of its Class A common stock. Of the shares being offered, 10,725,000 are being offered by the Company and 10,725,000 a...

Biostar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Commences the Full Implementation of New Rural Cooperative Supply Network Plan

XIANYANG, China, July 7 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Biostar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BSPM) ("Biostar" or "the Company"), a Xianyang based developer, manufacturer and supplier of pharmaceutical products and medical nutrients addressing a variety of diseases and conditions, ...

HealthTronics, Inc. Commences Exchange Offer for Endocare, Inc. Shares

AUSTIN, Texas and IRVINE, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HealthTronics, Inc. ("HealthTronics") (Nasdaq: HTRN ) and Endocare, Inc. ("Endocare") (Nasdaq: ENDO ) announced today that HealthTronics has commenced an exchange offer for all of the outstanding shares of Endocare common stoc...

Quest Diagnostics Commences Cash Tender Offer for Up to $200 Million Aggregate Principal Amount of Certain of its Outstanding Notes

MADISON, N.J., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX ), the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, announced today that it has commenced a cash tender offer to purchase up to $200 million aggregate principal amount (the "Ten...

JLL Commences Offer to Acquire Any and All Outstanding Shares of Patheon Inc. for U.S. $2.00 per Share in Cash

NEW YORK, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- JLL Patheon Holdings, LLC, an affiliate of JLL Partners, Inc. ("JLL"), announced today that it will be commencing its previously announced offer for any and all of the issued and outstanding Restricted Voting Shares of Patheon Inc. ("Patheon") that it does not al...

The LCA-Vision Full Value Committee Commences Consent Solicitation to Elect New Board of Directors at LCA-Vision (Nasdaq: LCAV) and Sends Letter to Stockholders

CINCINNATI, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The LCA-Vision Full Value Committee announced today that it has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission definitive consent solicitation materials and is commencing distribution of those soliciting materials to stockholders of LCA-Vision, I...

Anadys Pharmaceuticals Commences Dosing ANA598 in Hepatitis C Patients in Phase Ib Study

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Anadys Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDS ) announced today that it has initiated dosing ANA598 in patients chronically infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) in a Phase Ib study. ANA598 is an investigational, oral, non-nucleoside polymerase inhibi...

Ellex Commences Direct Sales in Germany

ADELAIDE, Australia, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellex Medical Lasers Limited (ASX: ELX) today announced another step in expanding its global reach with the establishment of a direct sales channel in Germany -- Ellex Deutschland GmbH. To be formally launched at the European Society of Cataract ...

MDS Commences Arbitration against AECL over Cancelled MAPLE Project and Files $1.6 Billion Court Claim against AECL and the Government of Canada

TORONTO, July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MDS Inc. (TSX: MDS; NYSE: MDZ), a leading provider of products and services to the global life sciences markets, today announced that it has served Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) with notice of arbitration proceedings. MDS will be seeking an ord...

Sun Pharma Commences All Cash Tender Offer to Purchase Taro Ordinary Shares for USD 7.75 Per Share

MUMBAI, India, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Reuters: SUN.BO, Bloomberg: SUNP IN, NSE: SUNPHARMA, BSE: 524715) today announced that Alkaloida Chemical Company Exclusive Group Ltd. (Alkaloida), a subsidiary of Sun Pharma, has commenced a tender offer for ...

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Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Commences Phase 1 Study of KRX-0401 (Perifosine) in Recurrent Pediatric Solid Tumors at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

NEW YORK, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KERX ) announced today the initiation of a Phase 1 clinical study to evaluate KRX-0401 (perifosine) as a single agent treatment for recurrent solid tumors in pediatric patients. This Phase 1 study is now ope...

Alcon Commences Phase 2 Clinical Trial of NovaBay's NVC-422 for Viral Conjunctivitis

EMERYVILLE, Calif. and HUENENBERG, Switzerland, July 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alcon, Inc. (NYSE: ACL ) and its partner, NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE-AMEX: NBY ), announced today that Alcon has begun treating patients in a Phase 2 clinical trial of NovaBay's patented lead Aganocide(R)...

Amicus Therapeutics Commences Phase 3 Trial Evaluating Amigal(TM) for the Treatment of Fabry Disease

- FDA Agreement Reached on Phase 3 Study Design, Primary Endpoint and Histological Methodology - CRANBURY, N.J., June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amicus Therapeutics (Nasdaq: FOLD ) today announced it has commenced the U.S. registration Phase 3 trial with its investigational drug, Amigal...

Rigel Commences Phase 2 Trial of R788 in Peripheral T-Cell Lymphomas

Preclinical Rationale for Clinical Trial Presented at USCAP Meeting SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL ) today announced the enrollment of the first patient in a Phase 2, multi-center clinical trial of R788 (fostamatinib...

Novexel's NXL104/ceftazidime Combination Commences Second Phase II Clinical Trial in Hospital Patients With Complicated Intra-Abdominal Infections (cIAIs)

PARIS, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Novexel, a speciality pharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of novel antibiotics designed to overcome the significant global problem of microbial resistance, announces today that its most advanced injectable antibacterial, which combines...

VentiRx Pharmaceuticals Commences Phase I Clinical Trial of VTX-2337, a Novel TLR8 Agonist for the Treatment of Oncology

First Selective TLR8 Agonist to Advance to Clinical Trials SAN DIEGO, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- VentiRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel Toll-Like Receptor 8 (TLR8) agonists for the treatment of cancer, respiratory and autoimmune diseases...

Novexel's NXL104/ceftazidime Combination Commences Phase II Clinical Trial in Hospital Patients With Complicated Urinary Tract Infections

PARIS, November 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Novexel, a speciality pharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of novel antibiotics designed to overcome the significant global problem of microbial resistance, announces today that its most advanced injectable antibacterial, which comb...

Oramed Pharmaceuticals Commences Phase 2A Trials of its Oral Insulin Capsule on Type 1 Diabetics

Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of ORMD 0801, Oral Insulin Capsule, on Type 1 Diabetics JERUSALEM, Israel, September 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: ORMP.OB) ( http://www.oramed.com ), a developer of oral delivery systems, announ...

Logical Therapeutics Inc. Commences Double-Blind, Randomized Study of Their Lead Program, LT-NS001

WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Logical Therapeutics, Inc., announced today the commencement of its double-blind, randomized, active-controlled, multinational study of LT-NS001, a novel prodrug, which is converted in the bloodstream to naproxen, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (...

Cytopia Commences Second Phase II Study in Brain Cancer

MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Cytopia Limited (ASX: CYT) today announced that it is commencing enrolment for its Phase Ib/II study of CYT997, the company's novel vascular-disrupting anticancer agent, in patients with an aggressive form of brain cancer known as glioblastoma mult...
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MIS/AMH ELISA Test

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Tay-sachs

...In its most common variant known as infantile Tay - Sachs disease it presents with a relentless deterioration of mental and physical abilities which commences at 6... Dedicated to the prevention and ultimate elimination of Tay - Sachs disease, Canavan disease, and related lysosomal storage diseases. ...

Tay-Sachs disease

... its most common variant known as infantile Tay - Sachs disease it presents with a relentless deterioration of mental and physical abilities which commences at 6... Tay - Sachs disease is a genetic disorder, fatal in its most common variant known as Infantile Tay - Sachs disease . TSD is inherit...
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Aware, Inc. Commences Dutch Auction Tender Offer

BEDFORD, Mass., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aware, Inc. (Nasdaq: AWRE ), a leading supplier of broadband technology and biometrics software, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a modified Dutch Auction self-tender offer for up to 3,500,000 shares, or approximately 15%,...

Aware, Inc. Commences Dutch Auction Tender Offer

BEDFORD, Mass., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aware, Inc. (Nasdaq: AWRE ), a leading supplier of broadband technology and biometrics software, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a modified Dutch Auction self-tender offer for up to 3,500,000 shares, or approximately 15%,...

New Report Just Published: World Solid-State, Fiber, Gas and Dye Lasers Market Report

...Systems to Upgrade US Army Choppers II-47 Newport Forms Fiber Laser Business Group II-47 CVI Laser LLC Acquires Melles Griot II-47 Zecotek commences Production of Ti: Sapphire Laser Model II-47 8. Product Innovations/Introductions II-48 IPG Photonics Develops New Green Fiber Lasers II-48 ...
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Sequella Commences Phase 1B Study for New Tuberculosis Drug SQ109

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequella, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on diseases of epidemic potential, announced today the start of its Phase 1B trial for SQ109 with the dosing of the first cohort of volunteers. SQ109, a new diamine antibiotic intended to repla...

Psylin Neurosciences Commences Development of Compound for Depression

SAN DIEGO, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Psylin Neurosciences Inc., a joint venture biotechnology company spun out of Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and PsychoGenics, Inc. announced today that it has initiated IND-enabling development of a novel compound, PSN0041, for the treatment of depression. ...

BioVex Commences OncoVEX (GM-CSF) Phase 3 Trial in Metastatic Melanoma

WOBURN, Mass., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- BioVex Inc, a company developing next generation biologics for the treatment and prevention of cancer and infectious disease, announced today that its OPTiM (OncoVEX Pivotal Trial in Melanoma) Phase 3 study with OncoVEX (GM-CSF) in previously treated patie...

An Affiliate of JLL Partners, Inc. Commences Cash Tender Offer to Acquire PharmaNet Development Group, Inc. at $5.00 per Share

NEW YORK, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- JLL Partners, a leading private equity investment fund ("JLL") and PharmaNet Development Group, Inc. ("PharmaNet") announced today that JLL PharmaNet Holdings, LLC ("Parent"), through its wholly-owned subsidiary, PDGI Acquisition Corp. ("Purchaser"), each of which...

BVF Acquisition LLC, a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P., Commences Tender Offer for Any and All Outstanding Shares of Avigen at $1.00 Per Share

NEW YORK, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- BVF Acquisition LLC (the "Purchaser"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P. ("BVF"), announced today that it has commenced a cash tender offer to purchase any and all of the outstanding common stock of Avigen, Inc. (Nasdaq: AVGN ) ("Avigen...

GlaxoSmithKline Commences Tender Offer to Acquire Genelabs Technologies, Inc.

LONDON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (LSE/NYSE: GSK) announced today that Gemstone Acquisition Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of GSK, is commencing a cash tender offer to purchase all outstanding shares of common stock of Genelabs Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: GNLB),...

SenesTech, Inc. Commences Product Registration Process With Australian Government

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- SenesTech, Inc. has launched the regulatory process to register both the active ingredient and the first ContraPest(R) product with the government of Australia. In parallel with laboratory research and testing in the rice field rat species, registratio...

Anadys Pharmaceuticals Commences Dosing ANA773 in Hepatitis C Patients

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Anadys Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDS ) announced today that it has initiated dosing ANA773 in patients chronically infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) in Part B of a two-part protocol designed to test ANA773 in both healthy volunteers and H...

Lilly Commences Cash Tender Offer for ImClone Systems at $70 Per Share

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Alaska Acquisition Corporation, has commenced its tender offer for all outstanding shares of ImClone Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq: IMCL ) at a price of $70.00 ...

Novavax Commences Clinical Testing of its Seasonal Influenza VLP Vaccine Candidate

Development of influenza VLP vaccines gains momentum with launch of a Phase IIa study of Seasonal Influenza Vaccine ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX ) announced today vaccination of healthy volunteers in a Phase II clinical trial of i...
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Trachea

... The traceartes, or windpipe, is a tube that has an inner diameter of about 20-25 mm and a length of about 10-16 cm in humans. It commences at the larynx and bifurcates into the primary (main) bronchi in mammals, and from the pharynx to the syrinx in birds, allowing the passage of ai...

Secondary palate

... is an anatomical structure that divides the nasal cavity from the oral cavity in many vertebrates. The development of the secondary palate commences in the sixth week of human embryological development. It is characterised by the formation of two palatal shelves on the maxillary prominences, the ...
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