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Biopure Files Voluntary Petition for Relief Under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Biopure Corporation (Nasdaq: BPUR ) announced today that it has filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts. Biopure...

Isolagen, Inc. Announces Filing of Voluntary Petition Under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code

Isolagen, Inc. Receives Delisting Notice from NYSE Amex EXTON, Pa., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isolagen(TM), Inc. (NYSE Amex: ILE ) today announced that on June 15, 2009, the Company and Isolagen Technologies, Inc., the Company's wholly owned subsidiary, each filed a voluntary petiti...

Health Freedom Groups Join in Launch of Grassroots Health Revolution Petition at HealthRevolutionPetition.org

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The petition -- endorsed by NaturalNews, Organic Consumers Association, Life Extension Foundation, American Association for Health Freedom and other health freedom groups -- calls for an end to FDA and FTC oppression of free speech about dietary supplemen...

QLT petition for rehearing of Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary litigation is denied

VANCOUVER, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - QLT Inc. (NASDAQ: QLTI ; TSX: QLT) announced that the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit (the "Court of Appeals") today denied its Petition for Panel Rehearing and Rehearing En Banc ("QLT Petition") of the January 12, 2009 Court of Ap...

Thousands Sign Petition for Action on HIV/AIDS and Malaria

Initiative demands free malaria prevention and treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS. Dakar, Senegal (PRWEB) December 8, 2008 -- Following the 20th annual World AIDS Day , global health activists gathered for the International Conference on AIDS and STDs in Africa ...

Washington Redskins Players, Kidney Disease Patients, Advocates Unveil National Petition Calling on Congress for Additional Kidney Care Support

- Kidney Disease Affects More than 26 Million Americans and is On the Rise; Redskins Players and Patients Share Their Personal Stories, Explain Why Better Education and Quality of Care Measures are Needed; Over 70,000 Sign Nationwide Petition - WASHINGTON, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ...

After Collecting 22 Million Petition Signatures on myLifetime.com, Bipartisan Breast Cancer Patient Protection Act Gets First Congressional Hearing in 12 Years

Alva Williams, Who Suffered from a 'Drive-Through' Mastectomy and Signed Lifetime's Petition, Testifies Before the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Today NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On behalf of women and families across the country, Life...

Men's Health Policy Center Hosts Petition to Protest Government Barrier to Prostate Cancer Medications

WASHINGTON, March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Men's Health Policy Center, a new resource center affiliated with the Men's Health Network (MHN), announced today that they are hosting an online petition urging Congress to end a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) practice that...

Physicians and Nurses Against Tobacco (PANAT) Petition Pope Benedict XVI to Condemn Tobacco Industry, and Tobacco Use, and Declare Vatican First Tobacco- Free Country

PROVIDENCE, R.I., MARCH 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physicians and Nurses Against Tobacco, Inc., (PANAT) an organization of physicians, nurses, health-care officials and supporters, are petitioning Pope Benedict XVI to condemn the production, distribution, sale and use of tobacco, and, as a ...

American Legacy Foundation Comments on New York State Department of Health Petition to the FDA to Expand Consumer Access to Over the Counter Nicotine Medications

A Statement by Dr. Cheryl Healton, President and CEO WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legacy Foundation applauds the New York State Department of Health for taking a leadership role in petitioning the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to allow over-the-counter s...

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Petition in Medical Technology

Coalition for 21st Century Medicine Issues Statement in Opposition of Genentech Petition to Restrict Lab Use of Diagnostic Tests for Physicians and Patients

WASHINGTON, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for 21st Century Medicine strongly opposes the citizen petition filed by Genentech, Inc. on December 5, 2008, seeking to restrict the ability of laboratories to offer diagnostic tests to physicians and patients. The request threatens in...

GSK Believes There Is No Liver Safety Issue With AVANDIA; Responds to Public Citizen Petition

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) today issued the following response to a petition filed by Public Citizen to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on AVANDIA(R) (rosiglitazone maleate), a highly effective therapy for treating type 2 diabetes wh...

VIDEO from Medialink and the Epilepsy Foundation: New Study Suggests Different Versions of the Same Epilepsy Medication Can Be Harmful

...ensive Epilepsy Program at Henry Ford Hospital. To highlight the concerns raised in recent studies, the Epilepsy Foundation is filing a Citizen's petition with the FDA, has sent alerts to neurologists and pharmacists across the country, and developed a Web site ( www.epilepsyfoundation.org/medicationswit...

ViroPharma Submits Comments on Vancocin(R) Draft Bioequivalence Guidance

...l carefully consider all comments before responding to ViroPharma's Citizen petition and finalizing BE recommendations for Vancocin. "While we appreciate...in which the FDA will make a decision regarding either ViroPharma's citizen petition for Vancocin or the approval of generic versions of Vancocin. If we are un...

Perrigo and Partner Cobrek Confirms Filing for Generic Version of Evoclin(R) and Announcement of Lawsuit by Stiefel

...nfringement in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware against Perrigo and its partner Cobrek. Stiefel also has filed a Citizen petition with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("the FDA") seeking to have a 30 month stay of Cobrek's ANDA approval imposed. The FDA has not ruled, neit...

Photos: SOS Children's Villages Observes World Orphan Week, October 5-11, 2008

...is speaking, and doing school work, and is leading the life of a happy six-year-old child. SOS is asking Americans to join with them in supporting a petition to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Rights of a Child (UNCRC), which protects children from abuse, exploitation and neglect. The UNCRC has ...

ViroPharma Announces Completion of Enrollment in Phase 3 Study of Maribavir in Stem Cell Transplant Patients

...s press release. There can be no assurance that that our Phase 3 programs will yield positive results, that our plan to file an NDA or other marketing petition for maribavir based upon the Phase 2 and Phase 3 stem cell clinical trial results, but prior to the completion of the Phase 3 solid organ clinical tri...

President Clinton Highlights MWW Group at the 2007 Clinton Global Initiative for its 'Stop Neglected Tropical Disease' Campaign

...ng "call to action" involving the solicitation of "signatures" on an online petition asking the U.S. Congress to designate an NTD Day in 2008 and increase fundi... efforts to encourage other developed nations to follow Congress' lead. The petition is housed on the new STOPNTDs.org website (http://www.stopntds.org ), as i...
Petition in Biological News

Dealing with taxonomic uncertainty for threatened and endangered species

...es the problem of taxonomic uncertainty with a case involving killer whales, which will likely be separated into multiple species or sub-species. The petition to list Southern Resident killer whales under the ESA revolved not around risk but rather on whether these whales met the definition of Distinct Popul...

Human genomics in China

...ion of the Chinese genetic resources, and proposed to establish the national human genome center to speed up the human genome research in China. This petition attracted great attention from the Party Central Committee and the State Council. JIANG Ze-Min, the General Secretary of the Party and the President...

Protein data bank archives 50,000th molecule structure

...ure was released into its archive, joining other structures vital to pharmacology, bioinformatics and education. With its origins in a handwritten petition circulated at a scientific meeting, the PDB is the single worldwide repository for the three-dimensional structures of large molecules and nucleic aci...

Arctic climate models playing key role in polar bear decision

...es anticipated due to global warming and other pressures are expected to severely impact bear populations in the near future, according to the listing petition filed by the advocacy group the Center for Biological Diversity. In the scientific reports filed with the FWS, the climate models predict a loss of...

First-ever study to link increased mortality specifically to carbon dioxide emissions

...cumstances existed to warrant an exception for the states. Stephen L. Johnson, the EPA administrator, was widely quoted as saying that Californias petition was denied because the state had failed to prove the extraordinary and compelling conditions required to qualify for a waiver. While previous publishe...

Renewed dolphin slaughter prompts new campaign

...The immediate goals of the campaign are to raise public awareness of the dolphin drive hunts , to boost measurable support through the group's website petition ( www.actfordolphins.com ) which currently includes over 22,000 signatures, and to convince the Japanese government to end the hunts on ethical ground...

South African Tribunal Asks For Damages Estimates in GSK AIDS Drug Case

...nd a partner with AHF in the Ithembalabantu free AIDS treatment clinic in Durban. “So much so, that more than 100,000 South Africans recently signed a petition calling on GSK to set up an AIDS treatment trust fund to atone for its past AIDS drug pricing and policies here in South Africa. We are grateful for t...
Petition in Biological Technology

Agendia Supports Genentech's Citizen's Petition Urging FDA to Hold In-Vitro Diagnostic Tests to One Set of Scientific and Regulatory Standards

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California, and AMSTERDAM, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Agendia, a world leader in molecular cancer diagnostics, today announced its strong support of Genentech's Citizen's Petition. Filed on December 5, 2008, Docket No. FDA-2008-P-0638-0001/CP petitions that all in vitro diagnosti...

Vermillion, Inc. Files a Voluntary Petition for Reorganization Relief Under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code

FREMONT, Calif. , April 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vermillion, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VRML) today announced that it has filed a voluntary petition for reorganization relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware...

Anti-Cloning Petition Drive Launched in Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin (CNSnews.com) - Wisconsin Right to Life this week launched a statewide petition drive against any form of human cloning. "Whether we are talking about cloning for the purpose of creating a baby or cloning human embryos for the express purpose of destroying them in medical experim...

Isolagen, Inc. Announces Receipt of Interim Order from Bankruptcy Court Approving DIP Motion

...(TM), Inc. announced on June 16, 2009, that the Company and Isolagen Technologies, Inc., the Company's wholly owned subsidiary, each filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware in Wilming...

ViroPharma Incorporated Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...uivalence guidance for Vancocin will be successful. We cannot predict the timeframe in which the FDA will make a decision regarding either our citizen petition for Vancocin or the approval of generic versions of Vancocin. If we are unable to change the recommendation set forth by the FDA in December 2008, the...

ViroPharma Improves Financial Position Through Repurchase of $45 Million Principal Amount of Senior Convertible Notes

...le future repurchase of notes or common stock, include among other things: the timeframe in which the FDA make a decision regarding either our citizen petition for Vancocin or the approval of generic versions of Vancocin; our ability to execute a successful launch of Cinryze; our ability to conduct future stu...

Investor Group Files Complaint With Irish Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement Against Named Directors of Trinity Biotech

...o facilitate compliance with key company law provisions designed to permit communication between shareholders and prospective shareholders. The petition as filed asserts that Irish-based independent directors, Peter Coyne of Allied Irish Bank, and Dr. Jim Walsh, together with Chairman and CEO, Ronan O'...

ViroPharma Incorporated Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Financial Results

...uivalence guidance for Vancocin will be successful. We cannot predict the timeframe in which the FDA will make a decision regarding either our citizen petition for Vancocin or the approval of generic versions of Vancocin. If we are unable to change the recommendation set forth by the FDA in December 2008, the...

Panda Ethanol's Hereford, Texas Subsidiary Files Voluntary Chapter 11

...23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Panda Ethanol Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PDAE) today announced that its Hereford Biofuels subsidiary has filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas. The company...

Saving Certified Continuing Medical Education (CME)

...amatic increase in promotional activities and Direct-to-Consumer advertising. In an effort to preserve the availability and quality of Certified CME a petition was posted yesterday at (Please Copy/Paste the following URL into your internet browser) http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/save-certified-continuin...

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Petition in Biological Definition

Francis Crick

...rected panspermia as a hypothesis for how life started on Earth. Crick was also one of the original endorsers of the Ashley Montagu Resolution to petition for an end to the genital mutilations of children. Starting in 1976 , Crick worked at the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California ( [1] ). He wa...

Rudolf Steiner

...riod after World War I, Steiner was extremely active and well-known in Germany in part because in many places he gave lectures on social questions. A petition expressing his basic social ideas (signed by Herman Hesse, among others) was very widely circulated. His main book on social questions, Die Kernpun...
Petition in Biological Dictionary

Proboscis

...y population. Their Proboscis Monkey ... ARKive - images and movies of the Proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) ... Save the Proboscis Monkeys petition and weblog with info on the rare, endangered ... Proboscis . Breakbeat • Glitchy • Glitchy • Funky • Electro • Techno • House • IDM • Heavy ... P...
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