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DePuy Orthopaedics Accused of Deceiving Hip Replacement Patients

October 11, 2010 5:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CLEVELAND, Oct. 11 /- The preeminent law office of Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy has filed a class action lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson's artificial joint replacement company DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., on behalf of clients who suffered damages resulting from the company's...

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IRIDEX Announces Commercial Availability of New Adjustable & Intuitive EndoProbe® Device for Eye Surgery

October 11, 2010 5:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 11 /- IRIDEX Corporation (Nasdaq: IRIX ) today announced commercial availability of a new family of Adjustable & Intuitive EndoProbe laser handpieces for use with the Company's laser platforms in vitreoretinal surgery. The Adjustable & Intuitive Laser...

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Valeant Pharmaceuticals Announces That Alexza Pharmaceuticals Has Received a Complete Response Letter for AZ-004 (Staccato® Loxapine) Inhalation Aerosol NDA

October 11, 2010 5:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Oct. 11 /- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX ) (TSX: VRX) announced today that Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXA ) has received a Complete Response Letter (CRL) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding Alexza's New Drug...

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Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Initiation of XIAFLEX® Phase III Studies for Peyronie's Disease

October 11, 2010 4:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MALVERN, Pa., Oct. 11 /- Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AUXL ), a specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the first subject has been dosed in the global phase III program of XIAFLEX® for the treatment of Peyronie's disease.  Peyronie's disease is the...

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Maturing MEMS sector moves towards common testing protocols

October 11, 2010 12:32 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

By Paula Doe, SEMI Emerging Markets

Roche and German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) Enter Research Agreement to Predict Cervical Cancer

October 11, 2010 12:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PLEASANTON, Calif., Oct. 11 /- Roche Molecular Systems, Inc. (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) and the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) announced today that they have entered into a research collaboration to enable more specific prediction of a woman's risk for developing cervical cancer....

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Reform Brings Healthy Outlook for Improved Access to Alternative Care

October 11, 2010 12:31 am | by San Diego Business Journal | News | Comments

Alternative and ancillary health care professionals are hopeful that the federal health care reform legislation that recently began taking effect will improve access to all types of effective treatment and therapies.

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Executive Profile

October 10, 2010 11:31 pm | by San Diego Business Journal | News | Comments

Bradley A. Marcus, a doctor of osteopathic medicine, is the founder and operator of Medical Rehabilitation & Kinematics Lab. He is board-certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation.

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Oral Delivery System Developed to Treat Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

October 10, 2010 3:32 pm | by Georgia Tech Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Researchers have developed a novel approach for delivering genetic material into the body to improve the treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases.

Lipitor (atorvastatin) 40 mg: Recall specific bottles

October 10, 2010 12:30 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Specific bottles of Lipitor 40 mg recalled due to a small number of reports of an uncharacteristic odor.

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Integrated Analysis Demonstrates That Denosumab Delays the Onset of Bone Complications Compared to Zometa®

October 10, 2010 3:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Oct. 10 /- Amgen (Nasdaq:  AMGN) today announced results from two integrated analyses of head-to-head pivotal Phase 3 trials comparing denosumab to Zometa® (zoledronic acid), the current standard of care in the prevention of skeletal related events (SREs)...

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Clinical trials demonstrate effective weight loss strategies for obese and overweight adults

October 9, 2010 8:34 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(JAMA and Archives Journals) Lifestyle interventions, including physical activity and structured weight loss programs, can result in significant weight loss for overweight, obese and severely obese adults, according to two reports that were posted online today by JAMA. The studies...

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New targeted therapy adds benefit to erlotinib in some patients with advanced lung cancer

October 9, 2010 8:34 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(European Society for Medical Oncology) A subset of lung cancer patients seem to live longer and experience delays in disease progression when a new drug that targets a cancer-associated molecule called MET is added to treatment with erlotinib, the results of a double-blind Phase...

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ISSYS announces manufacturing expansion

October 9, 2010 6:33 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Integrated Sensing Systems, Inc. (ISSYS) announced that it has completed its 2010 manufacturing expansion project, adding 5,400 square feet to its existing facility.

Epson Toyocom to invest 10 billion yen in fiscal 2010 for capacity ramp

October 9, 2010 6:33 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

According to Digitimes press release, Epson Toyocom, the leader in crystal devices, has been benefiting from increasing demand from its clients since the second half of 2009, and demand from China and other emerging markets, in particular, has been serving as an impetus to the growth...

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