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Researchers test inhalable measles vaccine

February 1, 2011 10:35 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) Sustained high vaccination coverage is key to preventing deaths from measles. Despite the availability of a vaccine, measles remains an important killer of children worldwide, particularly in less-developed regions where...

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Reportlinker Adds Pen Injectors

February 1, 2011 10:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2011 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Pen Injectors http://www.reportlinker.com/p0369406/Pen-Injectors.html User-friendly designs and the availability of an increasing number of drugs in pre-filled disposable...

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Inflammation Identified as New Therapeutic Target Years After Stroke

February 1, 2011 10:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 1, 2011 /- A breakthrough in stroke research identifying the potential reversibility of chronic neurologic disability in stroke survivors has published today. In the February 1, 2011 issue of the journal CNS Drugs the first human results of a new method of targeting...

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PTC Therapeutics and Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Advance Drug Discovery Program to Improve Heart Function in Duchenne/Becker Muscular Dystrophy Patients

February 1, 2011 10:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. and HACKENSACK, N.J., Feb. 1, 2011 /- PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (PTC) and Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) today announced an expansion of their collaboration to discover new treatments for patients with Duchenne/Becker muscular dystrophy (DBMD).  PPMD has...

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Ongoing Negotiation on Top Brand Health Device Cooperation

February 1, 2011 10:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SHENZHEN, China, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Shenzhen Wuzhou Changlian International Trading Co., a rapidly growing international trading company in China, unveiled its currently  ongoing business negotiations  and possible prospective business partners today, as the...

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CareFusion names Kieran Gallahue as CEO

February 1, 2011 9:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Medical device maker CareFusion Corp. said Tuesday that it named Kieran T. Gallahue chairman and CEO to succeed David L. Schlotterbeck, who is retiring.Schlotterbeck, 63, previously announced plans to retire as of Feb. 28.Gallahue, 47, was most recently president and CEO of ResMed Inc., which...

3rd international conference on innovative approaches in head and neck oncology

February 1, 2011 8:38 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(European Society for Medical Oncology) The European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, the European Head and Neck Society and the European Society for Medical Oncology in collaboration with other European partners, have the pleasure of inviting you to report on the...

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Summary Information for: Arctic Front CryoCatheter System

February 1, 2011 8:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

Labeling, Approval Order, and Summary of Safety and Effectiveness for Arctic Front CryoCatheter System (P100010).

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San Antonio's Texas Institute of Dermatology, Laser and Cosmetics Adds Alma Lasers Harmony XL Cosmetic Laser to Offer Advanced Rejuvenation Treatments to Patients

February 1, 2011 7:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 1, 2011 /- Texas Institute of Dermatology, Laser and Cosmetics is now offering Alma Lasers AFT™ treatments to South Texas residents including San Antonio and Boerne area to treat superficial vascular and pigmented irregularities and to improve skin color. "I'm very...

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Access MediQuip Names Prakash Patel Chief Executive Officer

February 1, 2011 7:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

LAKE MARY, Fla., Feb. 1, 2011 /- Access MediQuip (AMQ), the nation's first and largest provider of surgical implant management solutions, announced the appointment of Prakash Patel, M.D. to chief executive officer. He currently serves as the company's chief operating and chief clinical...

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The 'Me-Covery': Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness and Time Inc.'s Health Brand Reveal Historic Shift in Female Consumer Behavior

February 1, 2011 7:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2011 /- American women are recovering from the economic crisis by prioritizing their own physical and emotional wellness in choices about their spending and brand selection, according to results from a new national consumer survey conducted by Saatchi & Saatchi...

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Calling All 24/7 Moms! Ester-C - The Better Vitamin C, announces the launch of '24/7 Mom Contest'

February 1, 2011 7:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BOHEMIA, N.Y., Feb. 1, 2011 /- Ester-C® is proud to announce the launch of the 24/7 Mom Contest, a contest designed to pay tribute to the unsung heroes in our lives – our moms. Do you know a mom who can juggle the house, the kids, scheduling, work and so much more? Then cast...

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Nordstrom Announces 2011 Black History Month Initiative

February 1, 2011 7:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SEATTLE, Feb. 1, 2011 /- Nordstrom, Inc. announced today that it is recognizing Black History Month in 2011 by teaming up with Be The Match® to help raise awareness of the critical need for more African American marrow and umbilical cord blood donors. As part of its "Living Well"...

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ERT to Present at the UBS 21st Annual Global Healthcare Services Conference on February 7, 2011

February 1, 2011 7:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 1, 2011 /- ERT (Nasdaq: ERES ), announced today that Keith Schneck, the Company's Chief Financial Officer, is scheduled to present at the UBS 21st Annual Global Healthcare Services Conference at 8:00 AM EST on February 7, 2011 in New York City. Interested...

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With Healthcare Reform, Be Careful What You Wish For

February 1, 2011 7:34 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | Comments

For those who want to overturn the law, the real risk is that in the longer term it sets up the likelihood of a single-payer system. In my opinion, by making the fines less than the cost of the insurance, it leaves a way for companies to not insure their employees. So it automatically...

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