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Long-Term Data Show Novartis Once-Yearly Reclast Preserves Bone Mass and Provides Fracture Protection in Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

October 16, 2010 4:31 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

EAST HANOVER, N.J., Oct. 16 /- Novartis announced today that new six-year data reinforce the long-term efficacy and safety profile of once-yearly Reclast® (zoledronic acid) injection in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis.(1) The study of more than 1,200 women was presented this...

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ISTA Pharmaceuticals Receives FDA Approval for BROMDAY™

October 16, 2010 10:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 16 /- ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISTA ), today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Company's supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for BROMDAY™ (bromfenac ophthalmic solution) 0.09% as a once-daily prescription eye...

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Medical Device Conference Opens October 18, 2010 With Free Executive Workshops; Full Conference Highlights Latest Industry Trends, Technology Innovations and Keynote Speeches ...

October 16, 2010 10:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AdvaMed 2010 : The MedTech Conference opens on Monday, October 18 with a series of free educational Executive Workshops focused on bringing products to the US markets, a 1/2 day entrepreneur bootcamp, and minimizing risk and global...

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Acute Cardiac Care 2010

October 16, 2010 12:31 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(European Society of Cardiology) Today in most countries of the world almost 50 percent of patients in hospital for a cardiac condition began their treatment as emergency cases: chest pain at home or cardiac arrest in the street.

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Excelsior Medical 5 ml Fill in 6 cc Prefilled Saline Flush Syringes: Recall - Potential Loss of Sterility

October 15, 2010 12:31 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Exposure to syringes with a sterility issue could result in systemic infection, which may lead to serious injury and/or death.

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Sun Healthcare spinoff to offer $225M in notes

October 15, 2010 11:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Health care facility operator Sun Healthcare Group Inc. said Friday that its spinoff company Sabra Health Care REIT Inc. plans to offer $225 million in senior notes due 2018 in a private offering.Sun Healthcare is separating into two separate companies. Sabra Health Care will own all of the...

CareFusion Corporation Alaris PC Units (Model 8015): Recall - Potential for Delay or Interruption of Therapy

October 15, 2010 11:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Hardware communication error may lead to serious injury or death.

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Medtronic gets OK to study heart valve in US

October 15, 2010 10:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medtronic Inc., the world's largest medical device maker, said Friday it received U.S. regulatory approval to begin testing a new artificial heart valve that can be implanted with minimal surgery.The company said the Food and Drug Administration gave clearance to study the company's CoreValve...

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Methodist Mansfield Medical Center Donates 4,000 Pedometers for Entire Mansfield ISD Staff

October 15, 2010 10:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MANSFIELD, Texas, Oct. 15 /- Methodist Mansfield Medical Center will provide a pedometer to every staff member of the Mansfield Independent School District as well as sponsor a Principals' Fitness Challenge program to promote the importance of health and fitness. By helping principals and...

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Isis Pharmaceuticals to Present at the NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference

October 15, 2010 10:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 15 /- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIS ), the leader in antisense therapeutics, today announced that management will present a company overview at the 17th Annual NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference on Friday, October 22, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. ET at...

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CareFusion Recall of Alaris PC Units Model 8015 Classified as Class I Recall

October 15, 2010 8:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 15 /- CareFusion (NYSE: CFN ), a leading, global medical device company, issued the following update regarding its previously disclosed recall of approximately 17,000 Alaris® PC units model 8015 manufactured or serviced between December 2008 and September 2009. The...

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Regeneron Announces Presentation at the 17th Annual NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference

October 15, 2010 8:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Oct. 15 /- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: REGN ) will webcast its presentation at the 17th Annual NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference on Friday, October 22, 2010.  The presentation is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time.  The session may be...

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Watson's Generic Version of Lotrel ® Receives FDA Approval

October 15, 2010 8:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Oct. 15 /- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI ), today announced that its subsidiary, Watson Laboratories, Inc., has received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration on its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Amlodipine...

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Syndax Pharmaceuticals Announces Issuance of UK Patent for Entinostat

October 15, 2010 8:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 15 /-  Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage epigenetics oncology company, today announced the UK Intellectual Property Office allowed application GB0907347.9 entitled N-(2-aminophenyl)-4-[N-(pyridine-3-YL)-methoxycarbonyl-aminomethyl]-benzamide (MS-275)...

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Cantel Medical Corp. Launches New Medical Face Mask Addressing Issue of Fit

October 15, 2010 8:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LITTLE FALLS, N.J., Oct. 15 /- Cantel Medical Corp. (NYSE: CMN ), announced today the launch of a new, unique design of medical face masks - the SecureFit™ series by Crosstex International, a Cantel subsidiary and a leading U.S. manufacturer of medical face masks. The...

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