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Tolera Therapeutics Granted Orphan Drug Designation for Treatment of Type 1 diabetes mellitus

June 22, 2010 5:37 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

KALAMAZOO, Mich. , June 22 /- Tolera Therapeutics, Inc., was granted orphan drug status by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for TOL101 (anti-TCR murine monoclonal antibody, type IgM), for treatment of recent onset immune-mediated Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM)....


Rochester Medical Corporation Honored by Premier Healthcare Alliance for Exceptional Supplier Performance

June 22, 2010 5:36 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

STEWARTVILLE, Minn. , June 22 /- Rochester Medical Corporation (Nasdaq: ROCM ) today announced that it is a winner of the fifth annual Pinnacle Award, presented by the Premier healthcare alliance. Premier contracts with more than 800 suppliers and Rochester Medical is one of 38 contracted...


Anthem Healthcare Intelligence Teams with Oracle to Offer Healthcare Analytic Applications

June 22, 2010 5:36 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LAS VEGAS , June 22 /- Anthem Healthcare Intelligence, Inc. is pleased to announce that they are working with Oracle to provide business intelligence and performance management applications.  Anthem will offer its provider specific analytic applications on Oracle's new Enterprise...


BCM home nurse program helps young mothers, children

June 22, 2010 5:36 pm | by Baylor College of Medicine | News | Comments

An innovative program at the Baylor Teen Health Clinic designed to improve the health and well being of young first-time mothers and their children is celebrating its successes since launching nearly two years ago. The Nurse-Family Partnership program offers home-based nurse services to...


TomoTherapy signs deal with Amerinet

June 22, 2010 2:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Radiation therapy device maker TomoTherapy Inc. said Tuesday it signed a services deal with health care group purchasing organization Amerinet.The deal will make TomoTherapy's radiation therapy systems available to Amerinet's members. Amerinet has more than 41,000 members nationwide.Financial...

Health insurers dip modestly on reform update

June 22, 2010 12:45 pm | by TOM MURPHY - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Shares of major health insurers fell modestly Tuesday, as investors digested a White House explanation of how several elements of health care reform will unfold later this year.Shares of companies like WellPoint Inc. and UnitedHealth Group Inc. posted frequent wide swings last year at least...

Somanetics 2Q net income falls 15 percent on costs

June 22, 2010 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical device maker Somanetics Corp. said Monday its second-quarter net income fell 15 percent on higher operating expenses.The company earned $1.5 million, or 12 cents per share, down from $1.8 million, or 14 cents per share, in the year-ago period. Net revenue climbed 17 percent to $13.9...

SEK100 million ($12.83 million) for Karolinska Institutet's research into regenerative medicine

June 22, 2010 7:39 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Karolinska Institutet) The Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet has received a grant of SEK100 million ($12.83 million) from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation for a regenerative medicine research center -- the Wallenberg Institute for Regenerative Medicine. This...


Judge tells state to reconsider contract

June 22, 2010 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A judge Monday ordered the state to reconsider its award of a contract to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana to administer the HMO health plan for state workers, retirees and their dependents.Humana previously held the contract, which is scheduled to take effect July 1."Humana has...

Walmart, Lilly Team Up to Provide Human Insulin to People With Diabetes

June 22, 2010 6:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

INDIANAPOLIS and BENTONVILLE, Ark. , June 22 /- Walmart (NYSE: WMT ) and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) announced today they're teaming up to provide an affordable insulin option for people with diabetes.   Beginning in mid-September, Lilly's Humulin ® brand of insulin will...


Cardiogenesis (CGCP) Listing Upgraded to New OTCQB(TM) Market for All U.S. Registered and Reporting OTC Securities

June 22, 2010 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

IRVINE, Calif. , June 22 /- Cardiogenesis Corporation (OTCQB: CGCP) today announced that its shares are now being quoted on the newly launched OTCQB™ market. Launched in April 2010 , the OTCQB is a new market tier for OTC-traded U.S. companies that are registered and reporting with...


Renhuang to Launch New All-Natural Anti-depressant and Nerve Regulation Product - Compound Schisandra Tablets

June 22, 2010 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HARBIN, China , June 22 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Renhuang Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Pink Sheets: RHGP) ("Renhuang" or the "Company"), a developer, manufacturer and distributor of botanical products, bio-pharmaceuticals and traditional Chinese medicines ("TCM"), today announced that the...


Capital District Health Authority and IWK Health Centre to Implement Anesthesia Information Management System

June 22, 2010 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

RICHMOND HILL, Ontario , June 22 /- Draeger Medical Canada, Inc. today announced the award of a contract to provide an advanced Anesthesia Information Management System (AIMS) for the Capital District Health Authority and IWK Health Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia . Innovian Anesthesia is...


Mayo Clinic and University of Illinois create research alliance

June 22, 2010 6:32 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Mayo Clinic) Mayo Clinic and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are announcing a strategic alliance designed to promote a broad spectrum of collaborative research, development of new technologies and clinical tools, and design and implementation of novel education programs.


Society of Nuclear Medicine Releases New Guidelines for Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging

June 22, 2010 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. , June 22 /- Dilon Diagnostics, the industry leader in molecular breast imaging, today announced that the Society of Nuclear Medicine Procedure Guidelines Committee has released The SNM Procedure Guideline for Breast Scintigraphy with Breast-Specific Gamma Cameras. This...



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