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Paris Hiltons Customary Marijuana Habit

It seems that Paris Hiltons lie about abstaining from drugs has been nailed . Hilton, who completed her 23-day jail sentence, recently told Larry King during her post-prison interview that she has not used drugs at all. However, multiple sources have confirmed the socialites customa...

MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock

...ng are being offered by MAP Pharmaceuticals. MAP Pharmaceuticals expects the offering to close on or about August 11, 2009, subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions. Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. is acting as Sole Book-Running Manager for the offering. Leerink Swann LLC is acting as Co-Lead Man...

AARP Responds to Health Reform Scare Tactics

...n health care reform column in various media outlets is rife with gross -- and even cruel -- distortions. "Ms. McCaughey has again launched her customary broadside attack against comparative effectiveness research. She describes this term as 'code' for 'limiting care based on a patient's age.' In fact...

Abbott to Acquire Nutrition Businesses, Expanding Presence in India

...sh. There will be no impact to Abbott's previously issued earnings-per-share guidance for the full-year 2009. These transactions are subject to customary closing conditions and various approvals. Abbott expects the transactions to close in the second half of 2009. The transactions are not being conducte...

Raptor Pharmaceuticals Corp. and TorreyPines Therapeutics, Inc. Announce Merger Agreement

... stock split to ensure compliance with Nasdaq listing requirements; the exact size will be determined at closing. Closing of the merger is subject to customary conditions and contingent upon a vote of approval by both TorreyPines' and Raptor's stockholders at their respective annual meetings of stockholders, ...

PharmAthene, Inc. Announces $19.3 Million Private Placement of Convertible Notes and Common Stock Warrants

..., 2007 and due August 3, 2009 (the "Old Notes"). The Company expects to close the transaction as expeditiously as possible, subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions, including certain regulatory clearance. Cash proceeds from the sale of the Notes and Warrants will be used (i) to repay ap...

Align Technology Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Results

...ng our "core operating performance". Management believes that "core operating performance" represents Align's performance in the ordinary, ongoing and customary course of its operations. Accordingly, management excludes from "core operating performance" certain expenditures and other items that may not be indi...

Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Prices Public Offering of Common Stock

...00,000 shares of common stock to cover overallotments, if any. The offering is expected to close on or about July 28, 2009, subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions. Leerink Swann LLC is acting as sole book-running manager for the offering. Lazard Capital Markets LLC, Canaccord Adams Inc., JMP S...

Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. Begins Tender Offer for All Outstanding Shares of Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

... common stock on a fully diluted basis. The closing is also conditioned on clearance under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act and other customary closing conditions. The Depositary for the tender offer is American Stock Transfer and Trust Company, 59 Maiden Lane, Plaza Level, New York, ...

Ted Karkus Named CEO of The Quigley Corporation; Robert V. Cuddihy, Jr. Named Chief Operating Officer

... and Mr. Karkus accepted, the position of CEO at a salary of $750,000 (plus customary employee benefits). The Board also offered, and Mr. Cuddihy accepted, the position of COO at a base salary of $275,000 (plus customary employee benefits) as well as an annual grant of $50,000 in the Company's c...
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Prometheus and Rosetta Genomics Announce License and Collaboration Agreement

...s days. The license and collaboration agreement and the stock purchase agreement are expected to close before the end of April 2009 and are subject to customary closing conditions. In addition, Prometheus and Rosetta have agreed to collaborate to develop two new microRNA-based gastroenterology tests, whic...

Idenix Pharmaceuticals and GlaxoSmithKline Sign Worldwide License Agreement for IDX899, a Novel NNRTI for the Treatment of HIV

.... The effectiveness of these transactions is subject to approval under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended and other customary closing conditions. About IDX899 IDX899 is a potent non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI) being developed for the treatment ...

Alseres Pharmaceuticals Completes Enrollment in First Stage of the Altropane(R) POET-2 Phase III Program

... was a clinical study designed to enroll up to 60 subjects with early stage (or clinically uncertain) tremor in seven U.S. medical centers. As is the customary practice for clinical trials of molecular imaging agents, the study was designed to acquire the set of ALTROPANE images which will be used to train th...

Indevus Announces Agreement With Teva to Develop Pagoclone for the Treatment of Stuttering

...a amino butyric acid (GABA) selective receptor modulator. Under the terms of the Agreement, which is subject to applicable regulatory clearances and customary conditions, Indevus will conduct and Teva will reimburse Indevus for its expenses for a Phase IIb study. The placebo- controlled study will involve ap...

Shire to add New Orphan Drug to its HGT Portfolio - EU Launch Imminent

...icipated that the offer to Jerini's shareholders will be open for acceptance until the end of Q3 2008 and is contingent upon the fulfilment of certain customary terms and conditions, including approval by relevant merger control authorities. In addition, Shire has entered into purchase agreements with member...

Phase III Data Show Vanda Pharmaceuticals' Tasimelteon (VEC-162) Significantly Improves Sleep in Patients with Chronic Insomnia

...le to return to sleep, or waking up and not feeling refreshed.(5) CRSD, another type of sleep disorder defined as the inability to sleep at usual or customary times, affects millions of Americans in a number of forms, including Shift Work Disorder, which affects 10% of Americans who are shift workers; Delaye...

Intercell AG to Acquire Iomai Corporation to Expand Late Stage Product Pipeline and Strengthen Leadership in Vaccine Innovation

...sly approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies and is subject to customary closing conditions including antitrust clearances, clearance by the Committ...sly approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies and is subject to customary closing conditions, including the approval of the merger by a majority of s...

Cardica Reports Positive Top-Line Results and Submits 510(k) for PAS-Port(R) Proximal Anastomosis System in Cardiac Bypass Surgery

...and endpoints of the clinical trial results are consistent with the FDA approved protocol and statistical analysis plan. During the pivotal trial, the customary FDA inspections validated Cardica's good clinical practices and data collection methods under FDA guidelines. "I would like to thank the investigato...

Shire Enhances its Orphan Drug Pipeline With the Acquisition of a New Clinical Candidate for Metachromatic Leukodystrophy

...nex of US$135 million for the acquisition of global rights to the product upon completion of the transaction, which is conditional upon the receipt of customary consents. Zymenex is also providing certain transition services, including know-how transfer, for up to six months after completion. The transaction i...

Interim Analysis Supports Continuation of Cell Genesys' VITAL-1 Phase 3 Clinical Trial of GVAX Immunotherapy for Prostate Cancer

...nterim analysis was designed to determine whether the study should continue to completion and took place in the time frame originally estimated. As is customary to preserve study blinding, the IDMC provided no information to the company other than the recommendation to continue the trial. "The IDMC's recomme...
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Research model may one day 'inoculate' elderly against slip-related falls

...ding knee more. These changes reduced the landing force and the velocity of the slip. Interestingly, the trained group did this while walking at their customary speed. May help elderly The brain is able to generalize fall training from one situation to another by modifying gait to make loss of balance ...

4 years after tsunami: Corals stage comeback

...despread colonization of young corals. On a larger scale, the WCS team is working to establish community-based coral reef protected areas based on customary marine laws that were first established in the 1600's and maintained throughout Dutch colonial rule. The laws empower local communities to manage the...

Issues at intersection of climate change and health impact global well-being

...d to thinking, it requires addressing a far longer time frame than has been customary in health planning and it needs a systems approach that extends well beyond...in and McMichael emphasize the broad challenges climate change poses to our customary ways of thinking, communicating, and acting to protect health. Four comment...

SAFRAN to Acquire Motorola's Biometrics Business

... for government, public safety and commercial customers." The transaction is targeted to close first quarter of 2009 at the latest and is subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals. SAFRAN, with approximately $17 billion in revenue in 2007, is an international high-technology group. S...

Forest peoples' rights key to reducing emissions from deforestation

...digenous peoples and both forestry companies and conservation organizations. Imposed forest management initiatives are only viable if they respect the customary rights of forest peoples and ensure they have control about what happens on their lands. Indigenous peoples must be accepted as full and fair particip...

New studies predict record land grab as demand soars for new sources of food, energy and wood fiber

...ll be unable to protect their forests because they lack secure and enforced customary land rights to help resist the soaring demand for land. Furthermore, the r... Andy White: Condition all funding for conservation on recognition of customary and equitable land rights Develop new capacity to engage in conflict...

Stanley to Acquire Oberon Associates

...h is expected to close during Stanley's fiscal second quarter ending September 30, 2008, is subject to the approval of Oberon's shareholders and other customary closing conditions, including the receipt of regulatory approvals. Shareholders representing approximately 67 percent of Oberon's common stock have en...

Stanley to Acquire Oberon Associates

...h is expected to close during Stanley's fiscal second quarter ending September 30, 2008, is subject to the approval of Oberon's shareholders and other customary closing conditions, including the receipt of regulatory approvals. Shareholders representing approximately 67 percent of Oberon's common stock have en...

UF's new owl butterfly species naming rights auctioned for $40,800

...e world's largest collections of Lepidoptera at more than 6 million specimens, and called Warren. Rather than naming the butterfly themselves, the customary practice when new species are discovered, Austin and Warren decided to auction the naming rights of the new species to raise money to support continue...

At the root of nutrient limitation, ecosystems are not as different as they seem

... Such limiting factors are a cornerstone of natural ecology, where phosphorus or nitrogen limits plant production in most ecosystems. According to the customary model, the relative importance of these two key nutrients varies by ecosystem; but a group of researchers led by Arizona State University professor Ja...
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Schering-Plough Shareholders Approve Merger With Merck

...trong late-stage pipeline until closing." The merger, which is expected to close in the 2009 fourth quarter, is subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals, including expiration or termination of the applicable waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrus...

Onyx Pharmaceuticals Announces Pricing of Concurrent Offerings of Four Million Shares of Common Stock and $200 Million Principal Amount of Convertible Senior Notes

...the consummation of the other. Onyx expects to close the transactions on or about August 12, 2009, and each closing is subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions. These offerings are being made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement previously filed with the U.S. Secur...

ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals Announces Financing

...convertible preferred stock. The closing of the offering is expected to take place on or before August 10, 2009, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions. ADVENTRX plans to use the net proceeds from the offering to fund activities necessary to advance ANX-530 (vinorelbine emulsion) to...

Idenix Pharmaceuticals Prices Underwritten Offering of Common Stock

...proceeds of approximately $21.2 million. All of the shares are being sold by Idenix. The offering is expected to close on August 10, 2009, subject to customary closing conditions. The shares will be issued pursuant to a shelf registration statement on Form S-3 previously filed with and declared effecti...

Senesco Technologies Enters Into Agreements For Additional $700,000 In Financing

...osing of the foregoing transactions is contingent upon Senesco receiving stockholder approval for certain aspects of the transactions as well as other customary closing conditions. There are no registration rights associated with the securities to be issued and sold in the private placement and no placement a...

Human Genome Sciences Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock

...ption to purchase up to an additional 3,482,250 shares of the Company's common stock. The offering is expected to close on August 3, 2009, subject to customary closing conditions. The Company anticipates net proceeds from the offering of approximately $310 million. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cg...

Cell Therapeutics, Inc. Announces Exercise of Overallotment

... will expire nine months thereafter. As previously announced, the Company expects to close the offering on or about July 28, 2009, subject to customary conditions, at which time the Company will receive the cash proceeds from the offering and deliver the securities. Rodman & Renshaw, LLC,...

Cell Therapeutics, Inc. Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock and Warrants

... the date of issuance and will expire nine months thereafter. The Company expects to close the offering on or about July 28, 2009, subject to customary conditions, at which time the Company will receive the cash proceeds from the offering and deliver the securities. The Company currently inte...

Schering-Plough Reports Financial Results for 2009 Second Quarter

...rs on Aug. 7, 2009, for purposes of voting on the proposed merger. The transaction is subject to shareholder approvals as well as the satisfaction of customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals, including expiration or termination of the applicable waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrus...

Wyeth Announces Stockholder Approval of Pfizer Merger at 2009 Annual Meeting

... of Pfizer common stock for each share of outstanding Wyeth stock. The transaction remains subject to necessary global regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions. On July 17, 2009, an important condition was met when European regulators announced that they had approved the merger. A closing...
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Solution hybridization

.... ExpressHyb Hybridization Solution should be stored at room temperature; ... solution reduces the time required for hybridization from the customary ... Notes Gently invert the QuikHyb hybridization solution immediately ... MiracleHyb hybridization solution may be used as desired, but it...

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