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Why Don't Elderly People Follow Doctors Orders for Medications? 55% of Prescriptions Filled Aren't Taken Correctly

May 25, 2011 7:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NAPLES, Fla., May 25, 2011 /- A common question asked by people taking care of elderly parents is: "Is it dangerous if mom forgets to take her medication, or splits pills to save money?" Not taking medications properly can be extremely dangerous. More than 125,000 people die each year due...

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Spa & Resort/Medical Aesthetics Expo Platforms Unique Exhibitor Offerings

May 25, 2011 7:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NEW YORK, May 25, 2011 /- Spa & Resort/Medical Aesthetics Expo will feature new innovations that will enhance client offerings for spa and salon owners.  These new products will be displayed and demonstrated at the event taking place June 28-29 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention...

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Proteostasis forms lucrative drug discovery deal with Elan

May 25, 2011 6:36 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Cambridge drug developer Proteostasis Therapeutics Inc. stands to make up to $50 million from a collaboration with Dublin biotech Elan Corp., related to advancements in neurodegenerative disorder treatments.

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FDA approves Boston Scientific's Promus stent

May 25, 2011 6:36 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Boston Scientific Corp. has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to market its Promus Everolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent System for use in blood vessels as small as 2.25 mm in diameter.

FUJIFILM's FDR D-EVOâ„¢ Wireless Now Available in the U.S.

May 25, 2011 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

STAMFORD, Conn., May 25, 2011 /- FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. is pleased to announce the FDA 510(k) clearance and commercial availability of the FDR D-EVO™ Wireless. This new wireless version of the company's flat panel detector will deliver Fujifilm's renowned image...

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Graymark Announces 1-for-4 Reverse Stock Split

May 25, 2011 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

OKLAHOMA CITY, May 25, 2011 /- Graymark Healthcare, Inc. (NASDAQ: GRMH ), the nation's second largest provider of diagnostic sleep services and an innovator in comprehensive care for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), reported that its Board of Directors approved a 1-for-4 reverse stock...

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Cancer Research UK Signs Deal With Centella Therapeutics, Inc. to Launch Clinical Development of Radiotherapy-Enhancing Drug

May 25, 2011 5:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

PALO ALTO, Calif. and LONDON, May 25, 2011 /- Cancer Research UK and Cancer Research Technology - the charity's development and commercialisation arm – have partnered with Centella Therapeutics, Inc. of Palo Alto, California, to develop, manufacture and trial a promising new drug,...

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Mylan Launches Generic Version of Roxicodone® Tablets

May 25, 2011 5:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

PITTSBURGH, May 25, 2011 /- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL ) today announced that its subsidiary Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. has launched Oxycodone Hydrochloride (HCI) Tablets USP, 5 mg, 15 mg and 30 mg, based on a development and supply agreement with Coastal Pharmaceuticals. This product is the...

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UnitedHealth raises quarterly dividend 30 percent

May 25, 2011 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

UnitedHealth Group Inc. said Wednesday it will raise its quarterly dividend 30 percent to 16.25 cents, as it continues to reap the benefit of strong quarterly financial performances that have left it and other health insurers with money to give back to shareholders.The Minnetonka, Minn.,...

XDATA Retains Adapt IP Ventures to Market Patents and Technology for Automated 3D Ultrasound Imaging System

May 25, 2011 4:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

ATLANTA, May 25, 2011 /- XDATA retains Adapt IP Ventures to market XDATA's intellectual property including patents and fully-functioning prototype focused on breast cancer detection. Over many decades, XDATA has developed, patented and tested methods and devices for automatically...

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Boston Scientific Announces FDA Approval and U.S. Launch of PROMUS® 2.25 mm Everolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent System

May 25, 2011 3:33 am | by Boston Scientific | Comments

Boston Scientific becomes the first and only company to offer two distinct drug-eluting stents to treat small vessels

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China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Reports First Quarter 2011 Financial Results

May 25, 2011 1:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SHENZHEN, China, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. (NYSE: NPD ) ("Nepstar" or "the Company"), the largest retail drugstore chain in China based on the number of directly operated stores, today announced its unaudited financial results for the...

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Announcing the Online Debut of Big Buds (BigBudsMag.com), Your One Source for Growing Medical Marijuana

May 25, 2011 1:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SEATTLE, May 25, 2011 /- Conceived as a sort of Huffington Post for the Medical Marijuana growers community, BigBudsMag.com launched on May 3, 2011, offering "Your One Source For Growing Medical Marijuana" for the multitude of Medical Marijuana growers, users and enthusiasts worldwide....

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Goodrich to provide inertial measurement capability for anti-tank weapon system

May 24, 2011 9:35 pm | by I-Micronews | Comments

Follow-on contract from Saab covers additional exports of next-generation light anti-tank weapon system.

AmSurg adds Univita executive as a director

May 24, 2011 12:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Ambulatory surgery center operator AmSurg Corp. said Cynthia S. Miller has been named to its board of directors.Miller is senior vice president of innovation and pricing with Univita, a provider of extended care and home care services. Before that she was an executive with health insurer...

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