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Inovio Pharmaceuticals to Present at Cowen & Co. Health Care Conference

February 24, 2011 1:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BLUE BELL, Pa., Feb. 24, 2011 /- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: INO ), a leader in the development of therapeutic and preventive vaccines against cancers and infectious diseases, announced today that Dr. J. Joseph Kim, President and CEO will present a company overview at the...


Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Provides Clinical Pipeline Update and Reports 2010 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results

February 24, 2011 1:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb. 24, 2011 /- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: LXRX ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing breakthrough treatments for human disease, today updated its drug development progress and reported financial results for the three...


Bayer and Onyx Begin Enrollment in Phase 3 Trial of Nexavar in Combination With Chemotherapy Agent Capecitabine for Patients With Advanced Breast Cancer

February 23, 2011 10:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

WAYNE, N.J. and EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 24, 2011 /- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals and Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX ) today announced the companies have begun enrolling patients in a Phase 3 randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial evaluating Nexavar®...


Volcano Reports Record Revenue and GAAP Profitability for 2010

February 23, 2011 10:33 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 23, 2011 /- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC ), a leading developer and manufacturer of precision intravascular diagnosis and therapy guidance tools designed to enhance the treatment of coronary and peripheral vascular disease, today reported record revenues for the...


Prevalence of bunions increases with age; more common in women

February 23, 2011 7:37 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) New research determined that an increase in the severity of hallux valgus, or bunion deformity, progressively reduced both general and foot-specific health related quality of life. Bunion deformity was found in 36 percent of the study population and occurred more...


Monocrystal ships 8-inch C-plane sapphire substrates to leading LED maker

February 23, 2011 7:36 pm | by I-Micronews | Comments

Monocrystal, announced the shipment of its premium 8-inch C-plane epi-ready sapphire substrates to what the company says is one of the world?s leading LED manufacturers.

Transphorm emerges from stealth to redefine energy efficiency

February 23, 2011 7:36 pm | by I-Micronews | Comments

Company backed by $38 million from leading venture capital firms Kleiner Perkins, Google Ventures, Foundation Capital, and Lux Capital.

Social Networking's Newest Friend: Genomics

February 23, 2011 7:33 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Comments

The first large-scale study to combine genome sequencing and social-network analysis solves a mysterious TB outbreak.


Serious Eye Disease Gives Birth to Invention of Major New Eye Care Device

February 23, 2011 5:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 23, 2011 /- The Eye-POD-Eye-Care-Kit was created by a Doctor who suffered a serious eye malady, Bells-Palsy. Inventor Dr. Courtenay created the Eye ~ POD™ to answer his struggles with dry eyes, a side effect of Bells-Palsy. The affliction was caused by scratching...


New vaccine technology protects mice from hepatitis C virus

February 23, 2011 1:37 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Copenhagen) HCV mutates so strongly that traditional vaccines are useless. However, University of Copenhagen researchers are the first to succeed in developing a vaccine, which provides future hope for medical protection from the hepatitis C virus.


Support the Have a HeArt Benefit, Feb. 25

February 23, 2011 12:35 pm | by Arizona State University | Comments

ASU's College of Nursing & Health Innovation is hosting a "Have a HeART Benefit," Feb. 25, with proceeds going to the College's NP Healthcare more


Review highlights need for more education and guidance on CAM use in midwifery

February 23, 2011 10:38 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) Complementary and alternative medicine is increasingly popular in maternity care, but health care professionals need formal evidence-based education and guidance about its use. University-based members of the Network of Researchers in the Public Health of...


ViewRay Receives FDA 510(k) Marketing Clearance for Treatment Planning and Delivery Software

February 23, 2011 10:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

CLEVELAND, Feb. 23, 2011 /- ViewRay™, Inc., a privately held medical device company, has received U.S. FDA marketing clearance for its radiotherapy treatment planning and delivery software. The software is a critical component of the company's new radiation therapy system, which...


Extenze Tablets: Recall

February 23, 2011 10:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

Counterfeit dietary supplement contains tadalafil, sildenafil, and/or sibutramine, which may present a significant risk for patients with a history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias or stroke.


Synovis 1Q profit jumps on surgical product sales

February 23, 2011 9:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Medical device maker Synovis Life Technologies Inc. said Wednesday its fiscal first-quarter profit nearly tripled on a boost in sales of its key surgical products.The company earned $1.8 million, or 16 cents per share, up from $643,000, or 6 cents per share, during the same period a year prior....


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