Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. Announces Expiration and Results of Tender Offers for Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes and Senior Subordinated Notes and Solicitation of Consents to Related Indentures
NEW YORK, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Duane Reade Holdings, Inc. announced today the expiration and the final results of the previously announced offers by its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Duane Reade Inc. and Duane Reade (collectively, the "Issuers"), to purchase for
cash (i) any and all of th...
Cell Conversion Shows Promise for Diabetes Treatment
But researchers must figure out how to keep new beta cells under control
FRIDAY, Aug. 7 (HealthDay News) -- European scientists have identified a transcription factor that plays a key role in the conversion of pancreas cells into insulin-producing beta cells, and the finding could lead...
Yerkes researchers propose ambitious new strategies for AIDS vaccine research
Researchers at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, believe conventional vaccine strategies should not be the only avenue explored in the development of an effective AIDS vaccine. Based on studying simian immunodeficiency viruses (SIVs) in African nonhuman primates, they ...
How to make negative services less unpleasant for consumers
Chestnut Hill, MA August 10, 2009 Service quality beliefs are usually positively related to customer satisfaction the higher the perceived service quality, the higher the customer's satisfaction. However, an article published in the August issue of the Journal of Service Research finds this ...
MU expert offers tips for finding the best long-term care
COLUMBIA, Mo. (8/6/2009) -America's 77 million aging baby boomers and their families soon will face decisions about their long-term care needs. A new book co-authored by Marilyn Rantz, an eldercare expert at the University of Missouri, explains how consumers can find the best eldercare options in ...
Many Opt for Surgery to Lower Breast, Ovarian Cancer Risk
Women with BRCA gene mutations often choose preventive measures, study finds
FRIDAY, Aug. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Many women with a high risk of breast or ovarian cancer have surgery to remove their breasts or ovaries in order to reduce the likelihood of developing cancer, English resear...
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Tiny Cup Attached to Eye Improves Drug Delivery For Retinal Diseases
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new drug delivery system that uses a tiny silicone cup filled with any drug and sealed to the outer surface (episclera) of the eyeball may offer a more effective method for
the sustained delivery of medicines for
retinal and vitreous disea...
Sanofi Pasteur Submits Supplemental Application for A(H1N1) Pandemic Vaccine to U.S. FDA
LYON, France and SWIFTWATER, Pa., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of the sanofi-aventis Group (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY ), announced today the company has submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) a supplemental application for
Isis Reports Strong Financial Results and Highlights for Second Quarter of 2009
CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIS ) today announced its financial results for
the quarter ended June 30, 2009. During 2009 Isis has continued to successfully execute its business strategy and as a result reported $669...
Cancer Centers of North Carolina Offers HDR Brachytherapy for Treatment of Cancerous Tumors
RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer Centers of North Carolina , an affiliate of US Oncology, Inc. , continues to offer cutting-edge treatment options to its patients through the addition of High Dose Rate (HDR) brachytherapy. This latest advance in brachytherapy a...
Labopharm files New Drug Submission with Health Canada for novel antidepressant
LAVAL, QC, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Labopharm Inc. (TSX: DDS; NASDAQ: DDSS ) today announced it has filed a New Drug Submission (NDS) with the Therapeutic Products Directorate of Health Canada for
its novel formulation of the antidepressant trazodone.
"We are pleased to file our New Dru...
Debiopharm Group and Mercury Therapeutics, Inc. Sign an Exclusive License Agreement for the Development and Commercialisation of Debio 0930
LAUSANNE, Switzerland and WOBURN, Massachusetts, August 4 /PRNewswire/ --
Debiopharm Group (Debiopharm), a Swiss-based global biopharmaceutical group
of companies with a focus on the development of prescription drugs that
target unmet medical needs, and Mercury Therapeutics, Inc. (Mercury), a
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Osteomesh Bioresorbable Implant for Craniofacial Surgery
Description: Osteomesh is a bioresorbable implant used in craniofacial surgery to repair various types of fractures, like the orbital floor fracture and to fill surgical defects. It has interconnected pores which allow rapid saturation with marrow, blood and nutrients, thus providing the patients own cells with...
Osteoplug Bioresorbable Implant for Trephination Burr Holes
Description: Posteoplug is a bioresorbable implant that is used for
covering trephination burr holes in neurosurgery. This proprietary, user-friendly design, shaped like a flattened button mushroom, allows a snap fit into burr holes and requires no fixation by screws, unlike titanium plates. It has superior me...
Hemoglobin Control for Hemocue Analyzers
Description: QC HGB is an assayed quality control material for
Hemocue analyzers. This control is a solution of stabilized human red cells and is available in 3 levels for
monitoring analyzer performance at several points within the clinical range....
RNA1c Control for Bayer DCA 2000 and 2000 + Analyzers
Description: RNA1c Control is an assayed quality control material used for
monitoring the performance of Bayer DCA Analyzers that measure Hemoglobin A1c. It may be used on DCA 2000 and 2000+ analyzers....
CVA and CVA for CELL-DYN Linearity Control Kits
Description: CVA and CVA for
CELL-DYN are assayed linearity control kits that are used to assess calibration and to verify patient reportable range of three- and five-part hematology instruments. The kits also measure the linear performance of the analyzer. CVA and CVA for
CELL-DYN kits have customized ranges a...
nRBC-Chex for LH nRBC Control
Description: nRBC-Chex for
LH is a nucleated red blood cell (nRBC) control for
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the Coulter LH 750/LH 755. nRBC-Chex for
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EMBO pioneers pension plan for internationally mobile postdoctoral researchers
Heidelberg, Germany, 6 August 2009 The European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) announced today the introduction of a new private pension plan for
EMBO Fellows. The plan offers a benefit package that optimally suits the needs of highly mobile scientists.
Post-doctoral researchers who are...
Scientists find universal rules for food-web stability
The findings, published in this week's issue of Science , conclude that food-web stability is enhanced when many diverse predator-prey links connect high and intermediate trophic levels. The computations also reveal that small ecosystems follow other rules than large ecosystems: differences in th...
Protein handlers should be effective treatment target for cancer and Alzheimer's
AUGUSTA, Ga. Cancer and Alzheimer's have excess protein in common and scientists say learning more about how proteins are made and eliminated will lead to better treatment for
Medical College of Georgia researchers Drs. Nahid F. Mivechi and Dimitrios Moskofidis have received two National...
Moving to the US increases cancer risk for Hispanics
PHILADELPHIA Results of a new study confirm trends that different Hispanic population groups have higher incidence rates of certain cancers and worse cancer outcomes if they live in the United States, than they do if they live in their homelands.
"Hispanics are not all the same with regard to...
Methods for gene transfer in stem cells featured in Cold Spring Harbor Protocols
COLD SPRING HARBOR, N.Y. (Wed., Aug. 5, 2009) Vectors derived from retroviruses are useful tools for
long-term gene transfer because they allow stable integration of transgenes and propagation into daughter cells. Lentiviral vectors are preferred because they can transduce non-proliferating ce...
Obama administration announces more than $327 million in Recovery Act funding for science research
Washington, D.C. U.S Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today that more than $327 million in new funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will go toward scientific research, instrumentation, and laboratory infrastructure projects. Ten of DOE's national laboratories...
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DOE awards $377 million in funding for 46 energy frontier research centers
Washington, DC In a major effort to accelerate the scientific breakthroughs needed to build a new 21st-century energy economy, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced the delivery of $377 million in funding for
46 new multi-million-dollar Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) located at uni...
Microbix Sales Grow 22% For Nine Months
Burn rate significantly reduced and Semen Sexing Technology achieves
TORONTO, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - For
nine months ended June 30, 2009, Microbix Biosystems Inc. (TSX:MBX) announced strong sales and a significantly reduced burn rate. The third quarter had a small...
Data Published in Cell Stem Cell Demonstrates Potent Anti-Cancer Activity for OncoMed Pharmaceuticals' Lead Antibody
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.,, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage company developing novel antibody therapeutics that target cancer stem cells, today announced the publication in Cell Stem Cell of data demonstrating potent anti-cancer activity in colon ...
Omnio Healer Selects Eden Biodesign for cGMP Production of its Candidate Wound Healing and Anti-Infection Treatments
UMEA, Sweden, August 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnio Healer AB, a pioneer company
developing novel therapies for
wound healing and anti-infection, today
announced that it has entered into a partnership agreement with Eden
Biodesign. Under the agreement Eden Biodesign will provide process
Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announces financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009
VANCOUVER, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANPI , TSX: ANP) today announced its financial results for
the second quarter ended June 30, 2009.
"We were pleased to observe continued sales growth in our Proprietary Medical Products business during the quar...
Cell Therapeutics Second Quarter Net Loss Decreases 54%; Pixantrone NDA Submitted to the FDA for Approval
SEATTLE, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) today reported recent achievements and financial results for
the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2009.
"The second quarter of 2009 was a transforming quarter for
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