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MinuteClinic Becomes Participating Provider With Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

MINNEAPOLIS and NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning February 1, 2009, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) members will have new options for routine medical care. Horizon BCBSNJ and MinuteClinic, the largest provider of retail health care in the United States,...

United Healthcare Workers Win New Contract with Horizon West

Local union outpaces national SEIU in securing rights for members and non-union workers SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - Workers at six Sacramento-area nursing homes voted by more than 97 percent to approve a groundbreaking new contract with Horizon West, achieving import...

NJHA: Public Deserves Full Disclosure of Horizon Conversion Plan

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New Jersey Hospital Association today called for greater transparency of Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield's application to become a for-profit company. "There is far too much at stake for the people of New Jersey to have this process pro...

Indonesia's Pharmaceutical companies Get Boost in Competitive Advantage from Launch of Newport Horizon Premium and IDRAC Solutions by Thomson Reuters

Industry Leader in Generic Market Information Offers Single Authoritative Source of API Sourcing and Global Regulatory Intelligence to Indonesia's Generics and API Manufacturers JAKARTA, Indonesia, Aug. 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Indonesia's generics and API (Active Pharmac...

RxPop.com Wins 7th Annual Horizon Interactive Award

Innovative prescription price comparison/pharmacy referral website takes home a bronze for its stellar online application LONGVIEW, Texas, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Good websites proliferate the Internet. Great ones, however, are few and far between, and yet RxPop.com ( http://www.rxp...

Thomson Reuters Adds Routes of Synthesis Data to Its Newport Horizon Premium and Newport Vision Premium Solutions

LONDON and PHILADELPHIA, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the addition of Prous Science routes of synthesis (ROS) data to the Newport Horizon Premium and Newport Vision Premium soluti...

Concentra Expands Horizon Air Employee Health Program With On-Site Clinic

ADDISON, Texas, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Concentra ("Concentra" or the "Company"), a national leader in on-site employer health care, is known for its unique combination of medical services and general wellness programs. Horizon Air, a regional carrier based in Portland, Oregon, is known for it...

Longaberger Expands Horizon of Hope Campaign to Build Support for American Cancer Society's Breast Cancer Initiatives

For first time, Horizon of Hope products can be purchased online and through September NEWARK, Ohio, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Longaberger Company announced that it has broadened its 2007 Horizon of Hope fundraising campaign by extending it through September and m...

New Alzheimer's Treatment Could Be on the Horizon

Potential of immune system treatment is 'exciting,' expert says,, MONDAY, July 20 (HealthDay News) -- A treatment already used to bolster the immune systems of people with leukemia and other serious diseases might also help ward off Alzheimer's disease, new research suggests. Resear...

New Treatments for Alzheimer's on the Horizon

Studies show Dimebon could improve cognition, vaccine might fight 'tangles' of disease WEDNESDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- New interventions show promise against two different types of brain abnormalities, both of which are implicated in the development and progression of Alzheimer'...
Horizon in Medical Technology

GlaxoSmithKline and Theravance Announce Start of Large Phase 2B ICS and LABA Studies for Asthma in the Horizon Program

Compound 642444 and Compound 685698 advance in clinical development for the treatment of asthma LONDON, PHILADELPHIA and SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK ) and Theravance, Inc. (Nasdaq: THRX ) today announced the start of large...

Horizon Therapeutics' HZT-501 Significantly Reduces Incidence of NSAID-Induced Upper Gastrointestinal Ulcers in Patients With Mild-to-Moderate Pain

...in Chicago-- CHICAGO, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- horizon Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceut... Walbert, president and chief executive officer of horizon Therapeutics. "These data provide compelling evid...e information, visit www.ddw.org . About horizon Therapeutics ...

Horizon Therapeutics Announces Two Pivotal HZT-501 Phase 3 Trials Meet Primary Endpoints

... SKOKIE, Ill., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- horizon Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceut... Avenue, Suite 110, Skokie, IL 60077 About horizon Therapeutics horizon Therapeutics, Inc. is a late-stage biopharmaceutic...

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

...orosis after hip fracture, 1995-2004. Journal of Rheumatology. 2007; 35:319-326. 3. Lyles KW, Colon-Emeric CS, Magaziner JS, et al. for the horizon Recurrent Fracture Trial. Zoledronic acid and clinical fractures and mortality after hip fracture. N Engl J Med. 2007:537:1799-1809. 4. Natio...

EntreMed to Highlight ENMD-2076 Kinase Inhibitor at 2008 AACR Annual Meeting

... Oral Presentation During the "New Drugs on the horizon 2" Special Session ROCKVILLE, Md., April 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ent... kinase inhibitor, ENMD-2076, during the special session, "New Drugs on the horizon 2." EntreMed will share the podium with representatives from leading pharma...

Vermillion's Biomarkers Prove Beneficial in Identifying Women With Ovarian Cancer and Detecting Early-Stage Disease

...th Robert C. Bast, Jr., M.D. and colleagues from the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center on this research. New Ovarian Biomarkers on the horizon (Poster 175) Another study found that calgranulin A and B, two proteins commonly found in malignant ovarian cysts, may be useful in helping diagnose a...

Horizon Therapeutics Completes Enrollment in Phase 3 Trials for Lead Product Candidate HZT-501

...008 - PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- horizon Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceut..., Ph.D., co-founder and chief executive officer of horizon Therapeutics. "We look forward to receiving the co...rate pain, including patients with osteoarthritis. horizon Protocol HZ-CA-301 and HZ-CA-303 are evaluating th...

Horizon Therapeutics Initiates Long-Term Phase 3 Safety Study for Lead Product Candidate HZT-501

...pain - PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- horizon Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceut..., Ph.D., co-founder and chief executive officer of horizon Therapeutics. "We hope that the trial results offe...rate pain, including patients with osteoarthritis. horizon protocols HZ-CA-301 and HZ-CA-303 will evaluate th...

First Osteoporosis Study in Hip Fracture Patients Finds Once-Yearly Reclast(R) Prevents Additional Fractures and Improves Survival

...m standing height or less or equivalent force). It is part of the Novartis horizon clinical trial program, one of the most comprehensive drug evaluation progr...ed. 1994; 10:575-587. (4) Black D, Delmas, S, Eastell R et al for the horizon Pivotal Fracture Trial. Once-Yearly Zoledronic Acid for Treatment of P...

Reclast(R) Receives US FDA Approval as First and Only Once-Yearly Treatment for Women With Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

...ts. Available at: http://www.nof.org/osteoporosis/diseasefacts.htm Accessed on June 7, 2007. 2 Black D, Delmas, S, Eastell R et al for the horizon Pivotal Fracture Trial. Once-Yearly Zoledronic Acid for Treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis. NEJM 2007; 356(18):1809-22. 3 U.S. Departm...
Horizon in Medical Products

CD HORIZON SEXTANT Rod Insertion System

Description: CD HORIZON SEXTANT Rod Insertion System...
Company:Medtronic Neurological and Spinal

CD Horizon Antares Spinal System

Description: The CD Horizon Antares Spinal System represent a new addition to the CD Horizon Spinal System. It is based around a new, anatomically designed "pringle shaped" staple that allows for the placement of two screws at each vertebral level....
Company:Medtronic Neurological and Spinal

CD Horizon M10

Description: The CD Horizon M10 Spinal System provide spine surgeons comprehensive solutions for the treatment of spinal deformities, trauma reconstruction, and degenerative conditions....
Company:Medtronic Neurological and Spinal

CD Horizon M8

Description: The CD Horizon M8 Spinal System provide spine surgeons comprehensive solutions for the treatment of spinal deformities, trauma reconstruction, and degenerative conditions....
Company:Medtronic Neurological and Spinal

CD Horizon Legacy Spinal System

Description: The CD Horizon Legacy Spinal System is part of the CD Horizon Spinal System designed for use in small stature patients. The posterior implants (hook and screws) are designed to fit patients in the range of 30-80 lbs....
Company:Medtronic Neurological and Spinal

Horizon Series™ Plasma Storage Freezer (-30C)

Description:... Helmer's horizon Series Plasma Storage Freezers HPF 125-4 incorporate solid performance and value. They feature a microprocessor-based independent temperature controll...
Company:Helmer, Inc.

Horizon Series™ HB125 Blood Bank Refrigerator

Description:... Helmer's horizon Series line of refrigerators are designed specifically for the cost conscious buyer. This line offers outstanding performance, quality, and the featur...
Company:Helmer, Inc.

Horizon Series™ HB256 Blood Bank Refrigerator

Description:... Helmer's horizon Series line of refrigerators are designed specifically for the cost conscious buyer. This line offers outstanding performance, quality, and the featur...
Company:Helmer, Inc.

Horizon Series™ HB245 Blood Bank Refrigerator

Description:... Helmer's horizon Series line of refrigerators are designed specifically for the cost conscious buyer. This line offers outstanding performance, quality, and the featur...
Company:Helmer, Inc.

Horizon Series HB120 Blood Bank Refrigerator

Description:... Helmer's horizon Series line of refrigerator is designed specifically for the cost conscious buyer. This line offers outstanding performance, quality, and the features...
Company:Helmer, Inc.

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Metabolic Diseases

.... Related Doctors. Bellus, Gary A ... Phenylketonuria and Other Metabolic Diseases : Clinical, Genetic and Newborn Screening Aspects ... on the horizon for newborn screening of metabolic diseases ? ... ... the discovery of hundreds of enzyme defects that cause metabolic diseases . ... for ...
Horizon in Biological News

NJIT receives $20,000 grant from Horizon Foundation to promote teen health

To promote the health of at-risk teenagers in Newark and the surrounding area, NJIT has received a $20,000 grant from The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey. This grant renews the Foundation's valuable support for a program to teach middle and high school students about nutrition, physical fi...

Biodegradable mulch films on the horizon

EAST LANSING, MIIn 1999, more than 30 million acres of agricultural land worldwide were covered with plastic mulch, and those numbers have been increasing significantly since then. With the recent trend toward "going green", researchers are seeking environmentally friendlier alternatives to conven...

First diagnostic test for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease on the horizon

A new blood test that can give an early diagnosis of neurodegenerative disease and distinguish between Parkinsons and Alzheimers disease could be launched this summer, reports Marina Murphy in SCIs Chemistry & Industry magazine. Manufacturer, Oklahoma-based proteomics company, Power3 Medical Pr...

Progress Against Malaria: Developments on the Horizon

October 24, 2007 1 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The New York Academy of Sciences 7 World Trade Center 250 Greenwich Street, 40th Floor New York, NY 10007 The Malaria Research Institute at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and The New York Academy of Sciences present Progress Agains...

All in sight

...bout 4 megapixels each. The stabilization compensates the ship's movements with the effect that the upper edge of the image is always aligned with the horizon and the surrounding water surface does not move out of the picture. The system produces about a terabyte of data each day. Researchers from the Alfr...

Voyages of discovery or necessity?

... prompted historical migrations of Polynesians. Why would historic populations of Cook Islanders take the chance of voyaging? A journey beyond the horizon was risky and favorable landfalls were uncertain. It is known that this population was heavily reliant on fish as a source of protein, and the scienti...

Searching for pollution in the Caribbean

...e of Central Americas most important seaports. Aboard the vessel, Miguel Gomez Batista, a young radioecologist from Cuba, stared out at the distant horizon with some hint of concern on his face. The ships depth-measuring instrument had been acting up and the last few readings were definitely off. Migue...

To fight drug addiction, UB researchers target the brain with nanoparticles

... BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A precise, new nanotechnology treatment for drug addiction may be on the horizon as the result of research conducted at the University at Buffalo. Scientists in UB's Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics and UB's Depart...

AAAS Symposium: Emerging threats to tropical, temperate and ocean ecosystems

... other environmental changes. Information on environmental synergisms is meager at best. The speakers will highlight these and other challenges on the horizon of global conservation science. ...

Unexpected finding opens up new way to stop autoimmune diseases and transplant rejection

...ejection. "The possibility that these antibodies can be used to treat diverse autoimmune diseases with minimal risk of infections represents a new horizon for reversing these disabling and often fatal conditions," said Edward Goetzl, a senior researcher involved in the study. In the research report, G...
Horizon in Biological Technology

AGA Institute and Horizon Therapeutics Launch 'Connect to Protect' Program to Educate Physicians and Consumers on Risks Associated With NSAID Use

- Webinar on June 9 to discuss the prevalence and prevention of NSAID-induced ulcers available at www.connecttoprotect.com - BETHESDA, Md. and CHICAGO, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute and Horizon Therapeutics, Inc. today launched C...

Caliper Life Sciences Forms Alliance With Horizon Discovery to Provide Enhanced Solutions for Cancer Research Based on Isogenic Cell Lines

- CDAS Expands Offering to Include Screening for Targeted Cancer Drugs Using Genetically-Defined In-Vitro Human Disease Models - HOPKINTON, Mass., April 9, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALP ) today announced a partnership with Horizon Discovery Lt...

Out beyond the horizon

The world is a very different place out beyond the horizon. Even as you read this, there are some 40,000 large cargo ships plying the worlds waterways and oceans, not to mention innumerable smaller merchant craft, all pulling in and out of ports, loading, unloading, changing out crews and cargos,...

Out beyond the horizon

The world is a very different place out beyond the horizon. Even as you read this, there are some 40,000 large cargo ships plying the worlds waterways and oceans, not to mention innumerable smaller merchant craft, all pulling in and out of ports, loading, unloading, changing out crews and cargos,...

IT outsourcing remains on the horizon as companies focus on core business

Madison, Wis. — Craig Schiefelbein has a warning for chief information officers: By 2007, 80 percent of IT sourcing decisions could be made by lower-level business executives. The CEO of Paragon Development Systems , an IT company in Oconomowoc, said CIOs will have to work to stay involved...

Wisconsin Labor Shortage on the Horizon

MADISON, WI In the middle of a recession and high unemployment it seems ironic to speak about a pending labor shortage in Wisconsin, but that was the message to state economic development and political leaders last week in Madison at an event organized by Forward Wisconsin. Terry Ludeman, labor...

Laser technology creates new forms of metal and enhances aircraft performance

...at shines upon it. "With the creation of the black metal, an entirely new class of material becomes available to us, which may open up a whole new horizon for various applications," said Guo. "To do this, we looked at the reverse process of light absorption or light radiation and transformed the inca...

New Report Just Published: World Prostate Cancer Therapeutics Market Report

...therapy - Gaining Prominence II-3 Innovations in Drug Delivery: A Key Factor in Product Differentiation II-4 New Therapies Appear Over the horizon II-4 New Generation Prostate Cancer Drugs and Their Area of Use II-4 Small Cap Companies: A Target of Private Capital Financing II-5 Drugs...

Horizon Therapeutics Names Dr. Jeffrey W. Sherman Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer

...)-- NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- horizon Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceut...more than 20 years of pharmaceutical experience to horizon and will lead the regulatory and clinical strategy...ain in two Phase 3 studies. Dr. Sherman joins horizon from IDM Pharma, which was recently purchased by T...

The MedZilla Report: May 2009 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health

...fits after fourth quarter 2008. Minnesota-based health systems continued feeling the pinch, as did several facilities across New England. New Jersey's horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield said a combination of factors including employers cutting the benefits they offer employees, which in turn affects the amount o...
Horizon in Biological Definition

Francis Crick

...rst hand account of the research by Crick and Watson. The book also formed the basis of the award winning television dramatisation Life Story by BBC horizon (also broadcast as Race for the Double Helix ). Francis Crick and James Watson: Pioneers in DNA Research by John Bankston, Francis Crick and Jam...
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