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The Biggest Loser Confirms Talent6 as a Reality TV Heavyweight

Online Casting Calls Help Pull Greater Weight in National Search for Contestants San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 19, 2009 -- Talent6, the leading online casting community for actors, extras and reality television, is currently working with the casting directors of NBC's ...

Watson Confirms Filing of Abbreviated New Drug Application for Generic Sanctura XR(R)

MORRISTOWN, N.J., July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI ), a leading specialty pharmaceutical company, today confirmed that its subsidiary, Watson Laboratories, Inc.-Florida ("Watson"), has filed an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) with t...

Abbott Reports Strong Second Quarter Results; Confirms Double-Digit Earnings Growth Outlook for 2009

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT ) today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009. Diluted earnings per share, excluding specified items, were $0.89, at the high end of Abbott's secon...

Perrigo Confirms That its Partner Synthon Has Filed for Generic Version of Xyzal(R) Solution and Announcement of Lawsuit by Sepracor/UCB

ALLEGAN, Mich., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO ; TASE) today announced that its partner Synthon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has filed an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Levocetirizine solution 2.5mg/5ml, a generic version of Xyzal(R) solution 2.5mg/5ml. Und...

Matrixx Initiatives Confirms Voluntary Recall of Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel, Zicam Cold Remedy Gel Swabs

Company Disagrees with the FDA on Product Safety Concerns, Continues to be Committed to Cooperating with the FDA on Resolution SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. (Nasdaq: MTTX ) has announced that it is in the process of formally notifying retaile...

Clinical Studies Validate Cancer Gene Delivery Platform: Landmark Publication Confirms Rexin-G Effectively Targets Metastatic Cancers and Improves Patient Survival

SAN MARINO, Calif., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Epeius Biotechnologies ( www.epeiusbiotech.com ) stuns the medical and scientific communities with a dramatic demonstration of single-agent efficacy with its lead product, Rexin-G, for metastatic cancer. The landmark article (accessible online as of Ju...

Brain Imaging Study Confirms Cognizin(R) Citicoline Boosts Mental Function; to be Presented at International Society of Sports Nutrition Annual Conference

Natural Compound Proven to Improve Memory, Spark Energy and Protect Against Mental 'Burn Out' that Accompanies Aging NEW ORLEANS, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study out of McLean Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School , confirms that Cognizin(R) Citicoline, a dietary supplement ...

First-Time National Poll Confirms Neuropathy Hits Millions in Their Prime

Data shows 82% of patients have neuropathy onset during their 30s-60s NEW YORK, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new national Neuropathy Association poll of peripheral neuropathy patients finds that the majority of respondents had their neurological disease begin during their prime adult y...

New research confirms milestone study on blood pressure meds

New research supports the findings of a landmark drug comparison study published in 2002 in which a diuretic drug or "water pill" outperformed other medications for high blood pressure. A scientific team including investigators from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston reports ...

Standard & Poor's Confirms Rating for Gerresheimer

DUSSELDORF, Germany, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The rating agency Standard & Poor's has today confirmed the current rating of BB+ for the Gerresheimer Group and continues to categorize the outlook as stable. The focus of the MDAX company on the pharma & life science industry is t...

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Study Confirms Effectiveness of Innovative Prism Glasses For Hemianopia Patients

Suggests additional training to help brain adapt more fully and further enhance benefits BOSTON, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a study of specially designed peripheral prism glasses for hemianopia patients (blinded in half the visual field in both eyes), scientists found that two-thir...

CVS Caremark Data Confirms Improved Outcomes for Women with Osteoporosis Who are Adherent to Therapy

Non-adherent women up to six times more likely to experience a fracture WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Data released today by CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS ) indicates that 87 percent of women 18 years and older with osteoporosis, who were taking a drug therapy to treat the disease, di...

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

ALLEGAN, Mich., March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO ; TASE) today announced that its partner Cobrek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has filed an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Clindamycin Phosphate Foam 1%, a generic version of Evoclin(R) Foam 1%. The Company bel...

New Study Confirms That the Supports Intensity Scale Assessment is Effective in Measuring the Support Needs of People With Intellectual Disability and Making Funding Decisions

Study was conducted with 274 adults with intellectual disabilities currently receiving funding from a state developmental disability agency WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Supports Intensity Scale (SIS) assessment tool can effectively predict funding for people with intelle...

Sosei Confirms the Safety of SD118 in Two Phase I Trials

TOKYO, December 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sosei Group Corporation ("Sosei"; TSE Mothers Index: 4565), a biopharmaceutical company, today announces the successful results of two Phase I trials for its collaborative project on SD118, a compound in development for the treatment of neuropathic pain....

National Study Presented at ACG 2008 Confirms New Device Functions Like 'Rear-View Mirror' to Provide Improved View of the Colon

Study evaluates the efficacy of new device for detecting polyps that can be missed during colonoscopy ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- At the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting in Orlando (ACG 2008), renowned gastroenterologist Douglas K. Re...

Novo Nordisk New Data From a Phase 3 Study Confirms Clinical Benefits of Once-Daily Liraglutide in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes

ROME, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Novo Nordisk (NYSE: NVO ), a global healthcare company, presented data from a phase 3 clinical study (LEAD(TM) 4) today at the 44th annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes that demonstrated adding the investigational new dru...

Progen Terminates PATHWAY Trial & Confirms Focus on Potential High Value Molecules and M&A

BRISBANE, Australia, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Following a thorough review that concluded late yesterday, the Board of Progen Pharmaceuticals Limited (ASX: PGL; Nasdaq: PGLA) today announced that it had discontinued the PI-88 phase 3 study in liver cancer. Progen confirmed its strategi...

New Meta-Analysis Confirms Safety Profile for NeoRecormon in Treating Anaemia in Cancer Patients

BASEL, Switzerland, June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Data Published in the British Journal of Cancer Reports That NeoRecormon use has no Negative Impact on Overall Survival or Tumour Progression A new meta-analysis of all 12 prospective, randomised, controlled studies in 2,301 cancer pa...

New Data From Head-to-Head Study Confirms Once-Daily Levemir(R) is as Effective as Glargine over a 24-Hour Period in Subjects with Type 2 Diabetes

SAN FRANCISCO, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A head-to-head study announced today at the American Diabetes Association (ADA) meeting demonstrated that Levemir(R) (insulin detemir [rDNA origin] injection) can be used once-daily and had a comparable blood glucose response to insulin glargine ...

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Outback LTD Re-Entry Catheter

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Osteomark NTx EIA - Urine

Features:... Simple - Easy to use ELISA or Point of Care tests Specific - NTx is a specific marker of bone resporption Sensitive - confirms patient response to antiresorptive therapy within a few months Swift - Rapid determination of patient results ...
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Osteomark NTx EIA - Serum

Features:... Simple - Easy to use ELISA or Point of Care tests Specific - NTx is a specific marker of bone resporption Sensitive - confirms patient response to antiresorptive therapy within a few months Swift - Rapid determination of patient results ...
Company:Inverness Medical Innovations

Paramax-3 Rapid Test for Malaria (Pan/Pv/Pf)

Features:...d / or monoclonal pan specific pLDH antibody coated on the membrane leading to formation of a pink-purple colored band in the respective regions which confirms a positive test result Absence of a colored band in the test region indicates a negative test result for the corresponding antigen The unreacted con...
Company:Zephyr Biomedical Systems

Parabank Rapid Test for Malaria (Pan)

Features:...ion where it is immobilised by the monoclonal anti pan specific antibody coated on the membrane leading to formation of pink-purple colored band which confirms a positive test result Absence of this colored band in the test region indicates a negative test result The unreacted conjugate along with the rabbi...
Company:Zephyr Biomedical Systems

Parascreen® Rapid Test for Malaria (Pan/Pf)

Features:...obilised by the monoclonal anti Pf. HRP-2 / anti pan specific antibody coated on the membrane leading to formation of pink-purple colored band/s which confirms a positive test result While both the bands will appear at the test region in falciparum positive samples, only one band would appear in non-falcipar...
Company:Zephyr Biomedical Systems

FalciVax Rapid Test for Malaria Pv/Pf

Features:...clonal anti P.vivax specific pLDH antibody coated on the membrane leading to formation of a pink-purple colored band in the respective regions which confirms a positive test result Absence of a colored band in the test region indicates a negative test result for the corresponding antigen The unreacted con...
Company:Zephyr Biomedical Systems

Paracheck Pf (P. falciparum) Rapid Test (Dipstick)

Features:...est region where it is immobilised by the anti Pf HRP-2 (monoclonal) antisera coated on the membrane leading to formation of a pink colored band which confirms a positive test result Absence of this colored band in the test region indicates a negative test result A control band serves to validate the test p...
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BD.id Patient Identification System

Features:...on in Collection Errors and Redundancy The BD.id System you have the correct order of draw, collection orders batched by time Container Verification confirms at bedside that the right tube is collected for the tests ordered. Eliminating the need for a lab-applied third label, supports CLSI recommendation fo...
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Bard Dermal Allograft

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West Nile Virus

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Genetic study confirms the immune system's role in narcolepsy

Scientists funded by the National Institutes of Health have identified a gene associated with narcolepsy, a disorder that causes disabling daytime sleepiness, sleep attacks, irresistible bouts of sleep that can strike at any time, and disturbed sleep at night. The gene has a known role in the immu...

Study confirms amphibians' ability to predict changes in biodiversity

Biologists have long suspected that amphibians, whose moist permeable skins make them susceptible to slight changes in the environment, might be good bellwethers for impending alterations in biodiversity during rapid climate change. Now two University of California biologists have verified the ...

US Senate confirms Clemson University engineering Dean Esin Gulari to National Science Board

The U.S. Senate has confirmed the appointment of Esin Gulari, dean of the College of Engineering and Science at Clemson University, to serve on the National Science Board (NSB). President George W. Bush nominated Gulari for the post along with six other distinguished scientists. "This is a trem...

Genetic sequencing of protein from T. rex bone confirms dinosaurs' link to birds

Scientists have put more meat on the theory that dinosaurs' closest living relatives are modern-day birds. Molecular analysis, or genetic sequencing, of a 68-million-year-old Tyrannosaurus rex protein from the dinosaur's femur confirms that T. rex shares a common ancestry with chickens, ostrich...

Study confirms that low-calorie sweeteners are helpful in weight control

A recent review of the scientific literature concluded that low-calorie (or no-calorie) sweeteners may be of help in resolving the obesity problem. Although they are not magic bullets, low-calorie sweeteners in beverages and foods can help people reduce their calorie (energy) intakes. Low-calori...

Avian origins: new analysis confirms ancient beginnings

ANN ARBOR, Mich.---Did modern birds originate around the time of the dinosaurs' demise, or have they been around far longer" The question is at the center of a sometimes contentious "rocks versus clocks" debate between paleontologists, whose estimates are based on the fossil record, and scient...

Native Americans descended from a single ancestral group, DNA study confirms

For two decades, researchers have been using a growing volume of genetic data to debate whether ancestors of Native Americans emigrated to the New World in one wave or successive waves, or from one ancestral Asian population or a number of different populations. Now, after painstakingly compari...

Adult brain can change, study confirms

CAMBRIDGE, MA (09/05/07)--It is well established that a child's brain has a remarkable capacity for change, but controversy continues about the extent to which such plasticity exists in the adult human primary sensory cortex. Now, neuroscientists from MIT and Johns Hopkins University have used con...

WHO data confirms low level of resistance to Tamiflu

New data published by the World Health Organisation (WHO) has confirmed a low frequency of resistance to Tamiflu (oseltamivir) over 3 influenza seasons (2003 ?2006)1. The information, published by the Neuraminidase Inhibitor Susceptibility Network in the WHO’s Weekly Epidemiological Record, ha...

Cornell lab confirms deadly fish virus spreading to new species

A lethal fish virus in the Great Lakes and neighboring waterways is approaching epidemic proportions, according to Paul Bowser, Cornell professor of aquatic animal medicine in the College of Veterinary Medicine. The viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus (VHSV), which causes anemia and hemorrhaging in ...

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ImmuneRegen BioSciences Confirms Homspera's Therapeutic Anti-Influenza Effect on Pandemic H1N1 Influenza Virus After Oral Administration

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ImmuneRegen BioSciences(R), a wholly owned subsidiary of IR BioSciences Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: IRBS), reports preliminary evidence that its selective Neurokinin 1-receptor agonist Homspera(R) is both active on ora...

Independent Study Confirms Superior Properties of ZPC(TM) Enhanced Calcium Composite Bone Grafts

KEELE, England, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent independent study has confirmed Fortoss Vital(R), developed by the Pioneering Orthobiologics Company, Biocomposites, ( http://www.biocomposites.com ), as an effective bone replacement material demonstrating superior bone regenerative properties...

Independent U.S. Study Confirms Veritide's Ceeker(TM) Handheld Device Detects Anthrax With Outstanding Accuracy and Reliability

--In Testing Conducted by a U.S. Research Institute, Ceeker Correctly Detected Anthrax 100% of the Time-- --Provides First Responders with a Simple and Reliable Tool to Help Quickly Distinguish Public Health Emergencies from Mere Nuisances-- --Study Data to be Presented by Prof. Lou Rei...

Dow AgroSciences Confirms Efficacy of Zinc Finger Nucleases for Precise Genome Modification in Maize

Breakthrough technology could transform agricultural advancement Indianapolis (PRWEB) April 29, 2009 - Scientists at Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), have demonstrated insertion of a gene for a herbicide-tolerant tr...

NIH News Confirms Trend in Stem Cell 'Storage' Facilities, says CEO of San Diego-based Bio-Matrix Scientific Group

SAN DIEGO, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- David Koos, Chairman and CEO of San Diego-based Bio-Matrix Scientific Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BMSN) announced today that the important discovery reported on Wednesday, March 25 by researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH; www.nih...

GDFII/L&P Confirms Target Date Extension Of U.S. ITC Sucralose Ruling

Leading Sucralose manufacturer Guangdong Food Industry Institute/L&P Food Ingredient Co. Ltd. (GDFII/L&P) today announced that the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) in Washington D.C. has extended the target date of its final decision in the sucralose case, from March 25 to April ...

Mylan Confirms Four First-to-File Challenges

PITTSBURGH, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL ) today announced that it and/or a subsidiary have been sued in connection with four separate "first-to-file" Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDA) filed with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Mylan and A...

Amylin Pharmaceuticals Confirms Receipt of Director Nomination Notices

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMLN ) confirmed today that it has received a notice from Amylin shareholder Icahn Capital LP and affiliated funds announcing their intent to nominate a slate of five directors to stand for election at the Company...

Mylan Confirms First-to-File Patent Challenge Relating to Lescol(R)

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mylan Inc. (NYSE: MYL ) today confirmed that the company and its subsidiary, Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., have been sued by Novartis in connection with Fluvastatin Capsules USP, 20 mg (base) and 40 mg (base), the generic version of Novartis' Lescol...

Chromos obtains interim order in connection with arrangement, announces annual and special meeting of shareholders and confirms mailing of information circular

NORTH VANCOUVER, BC, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Chromos Molecular Systems Inc. ("Chromos" or the "Company") announced today that the Supreme Court of British Columbia has issued an interim order (the "Interim Order") dated August 8, 2008 in connection with the previously announced propose...
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Pseudogene

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Molecular evolution

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Holliday structure

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Heteroplasmy

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