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Post-menopausal women over 40 needed for dry eye study

November 8, 2010 3:35 am | by Baylor College of Medicine | News | Comments

Women over the age of 40 who are past menopause can take part in a research study evaluating omega-3 fatty acids or fish oil as a treatment for dry eye. Dry eye is one of the most prevalent eye conditions in the United States, said Dr. Stephen Pflugfelder , professor of ophthalmology at...

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Chindex International, Inc. Reports Second Quarter and First Half Fiscal 2011 Financial Results

November 8, 2010 3:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Chindex International, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHDX ), a leading independent American provider of Western healthcare products and services in the People's Republic of China, today announced financial results for the second quarter and first half of...

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Parascript Awarded $244,479.25 Affordable Care Act Grant From the U.S. Government

November 8, 2010 3:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LONGMONT, Colo., Nov. 8, 2010 /- Parascript, LLC, the image analysis and pattern recognition technology provider, today announced that it was awarded a cash grant of $244,479.25 under the U.S. Government's Affordable Care Act. Under this act, the therapeutic discovery project program...

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Biodel to Present Data from Product Development Programs at 2010 Diabetes Technology Meeting

November 8, 2010 3:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DANBURY, Conn., Nov. 8, 2010 /-  Biodel Inc. (Nasdaq: BIOD ) announced today that the following abstracts describing recent findings from the company's product development programs have been accepted for poster presentation at the Tenth Annual Diabetes Technology Meeting in Bethesda,...

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TTI: The Big Job-"Robotti Campaign Speech"

November 8, 2010 3:32 am | by ttithebigjob | Videos | Comments

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Need Help Affording Your Meds? LegitScript Adds Patient Assistance Feature

November 7, 2010 10:32 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PORTLAND, Oregon, Nov. 8, 2010 /- A leading Internet pharmacy verification service offers a new message for patients: There are ways to get affordable medicines without using unregulated, potentially dangerous "rogue" Internet pharmacies. LegitScript, a firm that monitors "rogue" Internet...

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WuXi PharmaTech Awarded GLP Certificate from SFDA for Suzhou Toxicology Facility

November 7, 2010 10:32 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SHANGHAI, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX ), a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device research and development outsourcing company with operations in China and the United States, today announced that it had been awarded a Certificate of Good...

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Combating Childhood Cancer

November 7, 2010 10:31 pm | by San Diego Business Journal | News | Comments

Beth Anne Baber believes the intellectual capital, business acumen and philanthropic potential in San Diego provide the ideal environment to support the growth of a new institute that focuses on pediatric cancer research, diagnosis and treatment.

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Chimerix Reaffirms Its Commitment to CMX001 as a Medical Countermeasure for Smallpox and Broad-Spectrum Antiviral Agent

November 7, 2010 8:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Nov. 7, 2010 /- Chimerix, Inc., a pharmaceutical company developing orally-available antiviral therapeutics, today reaffirmed its commitment to the dual development of CMX001 as a medical countermeasure against smallpox and as a broad-spectrum antiviral...

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Harvard's headache cure: LSD?

November 7, 2010 8:34 pm | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Move over, Advil. Harvard Medical School researcher John Halpern says LSD, the hallucinogen at the heart of the 1960s drug counterculture, holds a better treatment for cluster headaches, and he's formed a company he hopes will bring to market a drug based on his research.

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Futures in Biotech 70: SBIR Funding: The Business of Science

November 7, 2010 4:35 pm | Podcasts | Comments

Host: Marc Pelletier How to fund the development of your own technology through SBIR funding. Guest: Lisa Kurek of Biotechnology Business Consultants We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes. Comments and suggestions on Futures in Biotech. For a free audiobook, visit...

In First Phase 3 Trial, Tasocitinib (CP-690,550), an Oral JAK Inhibitor, Administered as Monotherapy, Reduces Signs and Symptoms of Active Rheumatoid Arthritis and Improves Ph...

November 7, 2010 4:33 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2010 /- Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE ) today announced results of ORAL Solo (1045), a Phase 3 study that showed tasocitinib (CP-690,550), an investigational, novel, oral JAK inhibitor, administered as monotherapy met two primary endpoints, demonstrating a statistically...

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Studying the metabolome of smokers, Lombardi researchers find early signs of damage

November 7, 2010 7:32 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Georgetown University Medical Center) Examining the blood "metabolomics" profile of smokers immediately after they had a cigarette revealed activation of pathways involved in cell death, inflammation, and other forms of systemic damage, say researchers at Georgetown Lombardi...

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APHA 2010: Health-care reform and people with disabilities

November 6, 2010 8:33 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Indiana University) Federal health-care reform holds the promise of more independent lives for people with disabilities. While a repeal of the law will be difficult, not funding elements could have the same impact as a repeal, says Heather A. McCabe, J.D., with Indiana...

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Metamark Genetics names Straley as CEO

November 6, 2010 5:33 pm | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Molecular diagnostics startup Metamark Genetics Inc. has named Mark Straley as the company's new president, CEO and member of the board of directors. Interim CEO Kenneth Weg, a co-founder of the company, will continue in his role as chairman of the board.

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