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Cardiorobotics Closes $11.6M Series A Financing to Advance Clinical Development of Snake Robot for Surgery

PITTSBURGH, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiorobotics, Inc., a medical device company developing snake robot technologies for use in a wide range of surgical and interventional applications has closed on an $11.6 Million private equity Series A round of financing. The round was led by Eagle Vent...

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization's Caring Connections and Google Health Offer New Way to Access Advance Directives Online

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ensuring that one's healthcare wishes are known and will be honored in the event of a healthcare crisis is what advance care planning is all about. Today, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization's Caring Connections, a lea...

Bayer HealthCare Awards $2.5 Million to Advance Hemophilia Research and Improve Patient Care

BOSTON, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare announced today that it awarded 20 individuals from nine countries funding totaling nearly $2.5 million through the Bayer Hemophilia Awards Program (BHAP). As the largest program of its kind in hemophilia, BHAP supports innovative research and educa...

Diabetes Advocates Call For National Strategy, Leadership to Reduce Diabetes and Advance Detection and Treatment

WASHINGTON, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Changing Diabetes ((R)) Program (NCDP) recently called for the creation of a National Diabetes Coordinator to develop and implement a nationwide strategy to reduce the incidence of diabetes and its devastating complications. ...

Nation Takes a Big Step Toward Learning Which Medical Treatments Work Best, a Major Advance in Fixing Our Broken Health-Care System

Statement by Peter V. Lee and Debra L. Ness, co-chairs of the Consumer-Purchaser Disclosure Project WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a major step forward for our nation's health, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) called for more research on 100 illnesses in its new report, "The ...

National Medical Association Applauds President Obama's and Senator Baucus's Efforts to Work With PhRMA to Bring Down Health Care Costs and Advance Meaningful Reforms

WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Medical Association (NMA) congratulates President Obama and the Senate Finance Chair, Max Baucus (D-MT) on their work with PhRMA to bring down health care costs and increase access to medicines. "While the adoption of Medicar...

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Cognition Therapeutics Closes Series A Financing to Advance Drug Candidates for Alzheimer's Disease

PITTSBURGH, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognition Therapeutics Inc., a Pittsburgh-based drug discovery company developing small molecule disease-modifying treatments for Alzheimer's, has closed on a $1.21M Series A financing. The round was led by Ogden CAP, LLC of New York City and inc...

Lions Eye Institute for Transplant & Research, Inc. Launches Multi-Million Dollar, State-of-the-Art Research Institute that Will Advance the Study of Blinding Eye Diseases

TAMPA, Fla., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tampa Lions Eye Institute for Transplant and Research, Inc. (LEITR) today announced plans to open a new 12,000-square-foot facility in Tampa, Florida. This state-of-the-art facility will offer high-volume, high-quality human ocular tissue for resea...

Spotlight on Rosacea Advance - May Issue of Journal of Drugs in Dermatology Features Pyratine XR(TM) Clinical Study

- 12-week study concludes that new cosmeceutical improves skin barrier function, erythema and lesions associated with rosacea - NAPA, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Senetek PLC (OTC Bulletin Board: SNKTY), a life sciences company engaged in the development of technologies that targ...

Ironwood Raises $50 Million to Advance Linaclotide Through Phase 3

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced it has raised $50 million in a private equity financing. This capital will be utilized to support the ongoing Phase 3 development program evaluating linaclotide for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome...

NJ-Based Surgeon Helps Pioneer Dramatic Advance in Treating Damaged Discs

Total Disc Replacement implant represents newest alternative surgical treatment Dr. Carl Giordano - based in Morristown - among first surgeons selected to provide operation Dramatic reduction in post-surgery pain and stiffness; quicker ...

Portola Completes $60 Million Financing to Advance Its Therapeutic Programs

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately-held biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of novel therapeutics for cardiovascular and inflammatory diseases, announced today that is has raised $60 million in a preferred s...

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OraQuick ADVANCE Rapid HIV-1/2 Antibody Test

Description: The OraQuick ADVANCE Rapid HIV-1/2 Antibody Test is a single-use, qualitative immunoassay to detect antibodies to Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 (HIV-1) and Type 2 (HIV-2) in oral fluid, fingerstick whole blood, venipuncture whole blood, and plasma specimens....
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Acuvue Advance with HYDRACLEAR

Description: HYDRACLEAR is our brandname for a remarkable moisture rich element that lies throughout the interior and exterior of the ACUVUE ADVANCE Brand Contact Lenses creating a unique soft, silky feel....
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ACL Advance Coagulation Analyzer

Description: The ACL Advance can reduce costs and increase efficiency in your lab. With its superior ACL technology, the Advance is an easy to use coagulation analyzer that offers complete walkaway capabilities. Plus, the protective transparent cover increases the operator's safety during all in-progress operat...
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VASER Ultrasound Lipoplasty System

Description:... The VASER System represents a major advance in the application of ultrasonic technology to cosmetic procedures. Combined with precision fluid management, controlled and selective tissue emulsifi...
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Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses with Integrated Calculators

Description:... Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses with Integrated Calculators, based on Davis's Drug Guide (FA Davis Co) is a remarkable advance in drug reference. DDGNIC contains the entire content of the Davis s Drug Guide (9th Edition) and has integrated calculation tools with all weight bas...
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STELLARA™

Description:...ARA™ is HIPAA-compliant wireless technology that makes fully integrated communication among key hospital departments and personnel a reality. This advance in communication, available in four tages or levels means a significantly improved level of patient care, shorter hospital stays and improved outcom...
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New advance in revolutionary 'bullet fingerprinting' technique

'Bullet fingerprinting' technology developed at the University of Leicester in collaboration with Northamptonshire Police is now being advanced in new ways. Dr John Bond, from Northamptonshire Police Scientific Support Unit and an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Leicester's Forens...

French Authorities Give Sole Approval to GMAT Exam to Collect Biometric Data to Advance Security

MCLEAN, Va., July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time in its history, the French National Commission for Data Protection and the Liberties (CNIL) has granted approval to a private testing company -- the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) -- to collect biometric data as part o...

Exploring standards to advance microbial genomics

WALNUT CREEK, CA -- Microbes contribute to manifold human endeavors ranging from bioenergy to agriculture to medicine. Moreover, they make the Earth's biogeochemical cycles go round, a prerequisite for all life on the planet. Exceedingly numerous, they are also extremely diverse, encompassing most...

UF makes gene therapy advance in severe genetic disorder

GAINESVILLE A dog born with a deadly disease that prevents the body from using stored sugar has survived 20 months and is still healthy after receiving gene therapy at the University of Florida putting scientists a step closer to finding a cure for the disorder in children. Called glycogen st...

New diagnostic advance seen for head, throat cancer

CORVALLIS, Ore. Pharmacy researchers at Oregon State University today announced the discovery of a genetic regulator that is expressed at higher levels in the most aggressive types of head and neck cancers, in work that may help to identify them earlier or even offer a new therapy at some point i...

CellThera and WPI advance in regeneration study

WORCESTER, Mass. CellThera, a biotechnology company located in Worcester Polytechnic Institute's Life Sciences and Bioengineering Center at Gateway Park, has received a contract from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to extend its research program in tissue regeneration. ...

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ImmunoVaccine Technologies Partners With Scancell to Advance DNA Vaccine Delivery

HALIFAX, NS, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ - ImmunoVaccine Technologies Inc. (IVT), a Canadian vaccine development company, has signed an agreement with UK-based Scancell Ltd., the operating company of Scancell Holdings Plc (SCLP.PL), which is developing therapeutic cancer and infectious disease vaccines. T...

BP and Verenium Announce Vercipia Biofuels to Advance the Commercialization of Cellulosic Ethanol

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BP and Verenium Corporation (Nasdaq: VRNM ) today announced that its 50-50 joint venture company will operate under the name Vercipia Biofuels, and plan to relocate its corporate headquarters to Florida. Vercipia continues to foc...

Champions Biotechnology Partners with Do-Coop Technologies to Advance Its Novel Oncology Compound Into Biomerk Tumorgraft(TM) Testing

BALTIMORE, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Champions Biotechnology, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CSBR), a company engaged in the development of advanced preclinical platforms and tumor specific data to enhance the value of oncology drugs, has established a collaboration with Do-C...

iZumi Bio and Pierian Merge to Form iPierian to Advance Cellular Reprogramming

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and BOSTON, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- iZumi Bio, Inc. and Pierian, Inc. today announced they have merged to form a new company, iPierian, Inc. Building on the iZumi infrastructure and vision, the company is focused on the application of cellular reprogramming to change the...

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and The International Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Foundation Partner to Develop Cell Lines to Advance Research

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and The International Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Foundation (IWMF) have partnered in an initiative to develop stable and immortalized Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia (WM) cell lines that would be made widely ...

Expanding Indiana's Breakthroughs in Health Information Technology (Exibhit Indiana): Initiative to Advance the State's Health IT National Leadership and Assets Launched to Bring More Awareness to Sector

INDIANAPOLIS, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- As the federal economic stimulus package moves to fund leading applications of health information technology (HIT), Indiana sits in the pole position. The Hoosier state boasts one of the strongest health IT sectors anywhere in the United States today with f...

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Vector NTI Advance 9.0 Sequence Analysis Software from Invitrogen

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