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Hospira Announces FDA Approval of Topotecan Injection

February 3, 2011 7:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Feb. 3, 2011 /- Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP ), the world leader in generic injectable pharmaceuticals, today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Topotecan Injection, the first solution formulation of the oncology drug approved in the United...

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SkinMedica Launches Redness Relief CalmPlexâ„¢

February 3, 2011 7:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 3, 2011 /- SkinMedica, Inc., the fastest-growing professional skin care company in the United States, today announced that it is introducing a new, fast-acting anti-redness product, Redness Relief CalmPlex™—the biggest innovation in redness in over two...

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Dendreon Announces Exercise and Closing of Overallotment Option

February 3, 2011 7:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SEATTLE, Feb. 3, 2011 /- Dendreon Corporation (Nasdaq: DNDN ) today announced that the underwriter in its previously announced public offering of 2.875% convertible senior notes due January 15, 2016 (the "Notes") exercised and closed on its overallotment option in full to purchase an...

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Missouri Baptist Medical Center - Only Non-Teaching Hospital in Region to Offer Colorectal Cancer Patients Robotic Surgery

February 3, 2011 7:30 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 3, 2011 /- Missouri Baptist Medical Center now provides patients with a new, minimally invasive surgical treatment option for colorectal cancer – robotic surgery with the da Vinci®-S™ Surgical System.  Eric D. Lederman, MD, a board certified general...

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Summary Box: CVS Caremark 4th-quarter profit slips

February 3, 2011 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

THE RESULTS: CVS Caremark Corp. said its fourth-quarter profit slipped because of business lost by its Caremark pharmacy benefits management unit. The company expects better results in 2011, but said operating income at Caremark will continue to decline.THE OUTLOOK: Caremark's income is expected to...

Wire Compound in Medical Elastomer Range Fully Compliant With Medical Requirements

February 3, 2011 6:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

The first wire and cable compound in the Medalist family of medical elastomers is formulated and produced in accordance with stringent medical-industry requirements yet draws on technology with a long track record of success...

CVS Caremark 4Q profit falls 2 percent

February 3, 2011 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Drugstore chain and pharmacy benefits manager CVS Caremark Corp. said Thursday that its profit fell 2 percent in the fourth quarter on lower revenue because of client losses and fewer Medicare prescription drug program members.The company also offered an estimate for adjusted earnings for this...

Lilly and JDRF partner to fund regenerative medicine research in type 1 diabetes

February 3, 2011 5:36 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International) Eli Lilly and Company and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation today announced that they have signed an agreement to fund early-stage research that could enable patients with type 1 diabetes to regenerate insulin-producing...

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Adapting technology to elderly people

February 3, 2011 5:36 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(EUREKA) With the numbers of people aged 65 and over growing, the costs to the state to care for or assist them are set to continue rising across the European Union. With this backdrop, two companies have combined their differing expertise, with the help of Eureka funding, to...

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Concert Pharmaceuticals, Walter Reed partner on seizure treatment

February 3, 2011 5:32 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Concert Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced that it has signed an agreement to work with the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research to conduct preclinical testing of a Concert drug compound in treating seizures stemming from traumatic brain injuries.

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Generex Oncology Receives New Patent for AE37 Immunotherapeutic Cancer Vaccine(2)

February 3, 2011 5:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WORCESTER, Mass., Feb. 3, 2011 /- Generex Biotechnology Corporation ( www.generex.com ) (OTC Bulletin Board: GNBT ), together with its wholly-owned immunotherapeutic vaccines subsidiary, Antigen Express, Inc. ( www.antigenexpress.com ), announced today that Antigen Express has received a...

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Developer's Kits Available for Miniature M3-L Closed-Loop Linear Motion Module

February 3, 2011 5:20 am | New Scale Technologies, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

New Scale Technologies announces that developer's kits for its miniature M3-L closed-loop linear motion module are available for purchase online, shipping from stock.

Kit Enables Evaluation of Bluetooth Connectivity in Embedded Designs

February 3, 2011 5:16 am | Microchip Technology, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, analog, and Flash-IP solutions, offers the Microchip Bluetooth Evaluation Kit, which includes CandleDragon Inc.’s dotstack demonstration Bluetooth Stack.

Smallest Continuous-Duty Scroll Compressor for Battery-Powered Equipment

February 3, 2011 5:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

Air Squared, the world's only maker of sub-1-hp scroll compressors, has developed the world's smallest continuous-duty, oil-free scroll compressor, delivering 48 percent efficiency...

Mednax 4Q profit rises 9 percent on revenue

February 3, 2011 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

National physician group Mednax Inc. said Thursday that its fourth-quarter profit rose 9 percent on a boost in revenue.Mednax earned $53.8 million, or $1.12 per share, up from $50.4 million, or $1.07 per share, in the same quarter last year. Revenue rose 10.6 percent to $368.5 million from...

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