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Retirement Cruise Ship Nearing Launch

Innovative new concept caters to active baby-boomer retirees CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Oceanic Retirement Communities of America (ORCA) has started taking reservations for a program that will allow seniors to own a condo on a private residential cruise ship that also provi...

QuatRx Announces Further Positive Phase 3 Results For Ophena(TM) (Ospemifene Tablets) in Postmenopausal Vaginal Atrophy

...ly doses of 60mg Ophena(TM) are well-tolerated in the treatment of vulvovaginal atrophy. A separate long-term safety study of Ophena(TM) is nearing completion. The results from this study, as well as additional efficacy data from the dyspareunia cohort of the second Phase 3 study, are expected in ...

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2009

..., "Our Cotara clinical program continues to advance with patient enrollment nearing completion in our dose confirmation and dosimetry study in patients with re...t in the Cotara dosing and dosimetry trial at U.S. brain cancer centers was nearing completion, and that patients in the initial two cohorts of the study have ...

BayCare Health System Sleep Disorder Centers Offer Help for Sleepless Nights

... go to bed. They are worried about the state of our economy and how it's affecting them." Dr. Whims-Squires says her older patients and people nearing retirement are having the most difficult time. "My younger patients seem to be managing much better. But the retirees and near retirees are really h...

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Progress in Cotara(R) Brain Cancer Clinical Program

...ncer. The company also reported that patient enrollment in the final cohort of a second Cotara GBM trial, a dose confirmation and dosimetry study, is nearing completion and that interim data from this trial has been accepted for an oral presentation at the Society of Nuclear Medicine Annual Meeting to be he...

Whole Foods Market Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

... the date the Company takes possession of the space for construction and other purposes, which is typically when the shell of the store is complete or nearing completion. The average tender period, or length of time between tender date and opening date, will vary depending on several factors, one of which is...

Aspirin Lowers Stroke Risk in Peripheral Artery Disease

...arteries. A larger study of antiplatelet therapy such as aspirin in PAD is needed to resolve any doubts, Krantz said. And, in fact, such a study is nearing completion, McDermott said. It is being done in Europe, and its leader has said that results should be available by the end of August, McDermott added...

Highmark Caring Place Dedicates New Facility in Warrendale

... group programs PITTSBURGH, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Highmark Caring Place, A Center for Grieving Children, Adolescents and Their Families, nearing capacity to serve children and families at its downtown Pittsburgh location, the program has expanded to a fourth site north of Pittsburgh in Warrenda...

BIOCOM's 4th Annual DeviceFest and Exhibition

...ng them. The event will also feature the DeviceFest Exhibition, an exciting roundup of the hottest new medical devices currently on the market or nearing commercialization. This venue is an opportunity for medical device companies to showcase one or more of their devices. WHEN: Thursday, M...

Growth of Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation in Minnesota, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study

...re/ -- The cost of long term care in Minnesota is rising at a rate outpacing inflation, putting significant financial pressure on many residents in or nearing retirement, according to an annual study by Genworth Financial. At the same time, the current economic downturn has led to a decline in home values an...
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Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. and Endo Pharmaceuticals Sign Licensing Agreement for Urocidin(TM)

...r. The first of two Phase III U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved and Fast Track designated registration trials with Urocidin is nearing complete enrolment. In this trial, patients with non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer whose cancer is specifically refractory (unresponsive) to current ...

NicOx Announces Favorable Blood Pressure Data for Naproxcinod in a Large ABPM Study

...xcinod is the first investigational drug in the new Cyclooxygenase-Inhibiting Nitric Oxide-Donator (CINOD) class of anti-inflammatory agents, which is nearing the end of phase 3 clinical development for the treatment of the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis, with the submission of a New Drug Application (...

Walter Reed Evaluation Concludes FirstVue(TM) HBSAG Test is Preferred over Other Rapid Tests

... in order to obtain FDA guidance and approvals for this HBSAG test utilizing multiple specimen types, whole blood, plasma and serum. The data stage is nearing completion and a pre-market application will be in progress for submission to the FDA soon. Hepatitis B is a potentially life-threatening liver infe...

ESBATech Raises Additional CHF 23M (USD 22M), Extending Series B Venture Financing

...candidates into the clinic. With one ongoing Phase I clinical study, an additional clinical trial pending commencement, and additional programs in and nearing formal preclinical development, this is a time of growth for ESBATech. We are building the company to be the leader in antibody fragment therapeutics....

Human Genome Sciences Reports Progress With Late-Stage Products and New Initiatives

...INVESTMENT IN NEW INITIATIVES TO BUILD THE HGS PIPELINE Oncology Portfolio: A Key Driver of Future Growth As the Company's late-stage products are nearing commercialization, HGS is investing strategically to expand and advance its oncology portfolio around its leading expertise in the apoptosis, or contr...

HUYA Bioscience Int'l Announces First Pre-IND Outcome for a Development Stage Compound Sourced From China - HBI-8000, Promising New Cancer Compound

...(CS055 / Chidamide), licensed from Chipscreen Biosciences, Ltd. of Shenzhen, China, shows promise for the treatment of a broad range of cancers and is nearing completion of a Phase I trial in China. HUYA holds exclusive development and commercialization rights to the compound worldwide outside of China, whil...

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

...with representatives from leading pharmaceutical companies during this special session which provides early disclosure of new small molecules that are nearing or have recently advanced into clinical trials. Dr. Bray's presentation is scheduled for Sunday, April 13, 2008, at 3:15 p.m. ENMD-2076 is selective...

VIA Pharmaceuticals Announces Updated DSMB Safety Results for VIA-2291 Ongoing Phase 2 Clinical Program

... completion of its Phase 2 carotid endarterectomy (CEA) trial and expects to present top-line results in the third quarter of 2008. Enrollment is also nearing completion for the company's acute coronary syndrome (ACS) Phase 2 trial and data is expected to follow soon after the CEA data. Patient enrollment co...

VIA Pharmaceuticals Completes Enrollment In Phase 2 Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) Trial

...dard biomarker measurements of inflammation. VIA expects to present top line CEA Study results in the third quarter of this year. Enrollment is also nearing completion for the company's acute coronary syndrome (ACS) Phase 2 trial and data is expected to follow soon after the CEA data. "Completing enrollm...

Arriva Pharmaceuticals Moves Forward to Phase 2b Development of Lead Inhaled Protein rAAT Replacement Therapy for Hereditary Emphysema

...MPM's portfolio ranges from start-ups to large capitalization public companies, with a primary focus on biopharmaceutical and medical device companies nearing commercialization of products or those companies that already offer product-driven opportunities. The firm manages over $2.5 billion in assets through...
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Results of national assessment of first responder location systems to be announced Aug. 3

... David Cyganski, professor of electrical and computer engineering and co-leader of the WPI PPL team. "While we have made considerable progress and are nearing a commercial system, we have come to realize that this is a far more daunting task than we first understood." Since the Worcester fire and with mor...

Energy-saving method checks refrigerant level in air conditioners

...ent Haorong Li, who is now an assistant professor of architectural engineering at the University of Nebraska. Another research project at Purdue is nearing completion and has involved a more extensive evaluation of the virtual charge sensor. The project, also funded through California's PIER program, has ...

Ancient diatoms lead to new technology for solar energy

... make dye-sensitized solar cells, but can potentially triple the electrical output. "Most existing solar cell technology is based on silicon and is nearing the limits of what we may be able to accomplish with that," said Greg Rorrer, an OSU professor of chemical engineering. "There's an enormous opportuni...

Older killer whales make the best mothers

... Killer whales ( Orcinus orca ) nearing the menopause may be more successful in rearing their young. New research p... extent in that during a calf's first year of life, having a mother who was nearing menopause increased chances of survival. According to Ward, "We found that ...

Genetic variation may lead to early cardiovascular disease

...eryone who had an angiogram at Duke since 2001. Co-authors William Kraus and Christopher Granger founded this repository, called CATHGEN, which is now nearing 10,000 subjects. The nonfamilial work showed a strong relationship between the NPY genetic variants associated with coronary disease. The genetic r...

Can feces save the species?

...t to 300,000 soccer fields) area in the western portion of Emas National Park and surrounding farms in Mato Grosso do Sul state and Gois state. Now nearing conclusion, the projects analysis of feces samples shows that all the species studied use the area surrounding the park, but that farms with less than...

Stanford researchers developing 3-D camera with 12,616 lenses

...lor. The sensor also can take advantage of smaller pixels in a way that an ordinary digital camera cannot, El Gamal said, because camera lenses are nearing the optical limit of the smallest spot they can resolve. Using a pixel smaller than that spot will not produce a better photo. But with the multi-aper...

NOAA science story tips -- AAAS 2008 edition

...1) 713-0622 x110 The United States is currently experiencing the strongest La Nia system in eight years, and scientists indicate that the system is nearing peak strength. Many of the extreme weather patterns seen this year, such as above-average rains in the Pacific Northwest and drought in the South, can...

Opening day for a home of the future

...f the new Creative Energy Homes have already been designed. The BASF house is now finished and the Stoneguard house, being constructed by students, is nearing completion. Brian Ford, Professor of Bioclimatic Architecture and Head of the School of Built Environment, said: The Creative Energy Homes project,...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Jan. 16, 2008

... from Harold McGee and Shirley Corriher, award-winning cookbook authors, and Sara Risch, the noted food and flavor chemist. With chocolate consumption nearing an annual peak as the holidays approach, we are providing content from this event to news media unable to attend the workshop. The material includes A...
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Tigris Pharmaceuticals Presents Results of Breast Cancer Research at AACR Annual Meeting

...4," said Dr. Burger. "The synergism between AFP-464 and vorinostat in the triple negative breast cancer cell lines is very impressive." AFP464 is nearing completion of Phase I clinical testing at Jules Bordet Institute in Belgium, Institut Gustav Roussy in Paris, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, Kar...

Ancient diatoms lead to new technology for solar energy

... make dye-sensitized solar cells, but can potentially triple the electrical output. "Most existing solar cell technology is based on silicon and is nearing the limits of what we may be able to accomplish with that," said Greg Rorrer, an OSU professor of chemical engineering. "There's an enormous opportuni...

NanoBio to Give Four Scientific Presentations at Upcoming National Meeting of Pharmaceutical Scientists

...d, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 2a and phase 2b studies involving over 800 subjects with recurrent herpes labialis. A large phase 2 trial is nearing completion in onychomycosis and clinical trials are planned for acne and an influenza mucosal vaccine in 2009. The company's headquarters and laborato...

GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Provides Operational Update

... the largest clinical trial yet to be undertaken by GeoVax and we look forward to HVTN's initiation of the Phase 2a trial later this year. We are also nearing completion of a license with Vivalis S.A., a French biopharmaceutical company, for manufacturing platform technology for the MVA portion of our vaccin...

Cambrex Reports Third Quarter 2008 Results

...l, have resulted in lower than expected year-to-date results and ultimately a moderate downward revision in our full year earnings guidance. "We are nearing completion of our new mid-scale API manufacturing facility at our Swedish operation, which is expected to be on line in early 2009, and production has...

OncoGenex To Present At The BioContact Quebec 2008 Annual Conference

...fficer, Scott Cormack, will provide a corporate overview at the conference, including a discussion of the Company's lead cancer drug candidate OGX-011 nearing completion of multiple Phase 2 clinical trials. About OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company committed...

Anesiva Announces Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Update

...report that our Phase 3 trials of Adlea(TM) for the management of acute pain following total knee replacement surgeries and bunionectomy surgeries are nearing full patient enrollment. As a result, we anticipate releasing top-line data from both trials in the fourth quarter of this year." "While we continue...

Helix BioPharma product development update, quarterly highlights and financial results for fiscal Q3 2008

...ical testing. In addition, Helix's program with US-based KBI Biopharma Inc. to develop a process for preparing L-DOS47 in a lyophilized vial format is nearing completion. While all activities for the planned Phase I study are progressing, the Company has experienced some delays with respect to its GMP manufa...

Monsanto's Industry-Leading Seed Position Creates Accelerated Biotech Trait Opportunity in Latin America

...nce, Begemann will highlight developments in key areas of the company's growth drivers. These include: -- U.S. corn business: With U.S. planting nearing completion, Monsanto remains on track with its 2-3 share point gains in its DEKALB corn seed business and complementary 1-2 share point gain...

Biopure Announces 2008 Second Quarter Financial Results

...-250 (bovine)], or HBOC-201. Clinical Program Update The company's ongoing clinical trial in patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass surgery is nearing completion with 56 of 60 patients enrolled. U.S. Navy The company continues to support the Naval Medical Research Center's (NMRC) efforts toward l...
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