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NACDS, NCPA: Victory for Patients, Pharmacy as CMS Moves to Withdraw Provisions of 'AMP' Rule Currently Blocked by Injunction

September 3, 2010 9:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement issued today by National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) President and CEO Steven C. Anderson, IOM, CAE, and National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) Acting Executive Vice President and CEO...

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Medical Affairs Report Outlines Resource Needs for Group Success

September 3, 2010 9:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Sept. 3 /- The Medical Affairs function arguably plays the most critical role in a biopharmaceutical organization, with heavy responsibilities across areas such as clinical development, scientific publications, KOL development, and medical education. These areas must...

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Pfizer ends deal with Celldex

September 3, 2010 9:32 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Celldex Therapeutics Inc. has said Pfizer Vaccines LLC terminated its agreement with the Needham-based biotechnology firm to develop a potential brain cancer vaccine.

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Medisafe 1 Technologies Clarifies the PR Issued on September 1 for the Stock Dividend, as a Forward Split of 5-1 in the Form of a Stock Dividend

September 3, 2010 7:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

Medisafe 1 Technologies Clarifies the PR Issued on September 1 for the Stock... -- JERUSALEM, September 3, 2010 /- <...

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China Cord Blood Corporation to Announce First Quarter Fiscal 2011 Financial Results

September 3, 2010 7:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

China Cord Blood Corporation to Announce First Quarter Fiscal 2011 Financial Results -- HONG KONG, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ --

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AcuNetx Announces Change in Trading Status

September 3, 2010 7:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 3 /- AcuNetx, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ANTXE ) today announced that it had received a communication from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to the effect that its Common Stock would be removed from quotation on the OTC Bulletin Board on September...

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Pharmacy chain Walgreen, Omnicare trade businesses

September 3, 2010 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Walgreen Co., the biggest U.S. drugstore chain, said Friday it will acquire the home infusion business of Omnicare Inc. in exchange for its long-term care pharmacy business.Financial terms of the deal, which is expected to close before Nov. 15, were not disclosed.Walgreen, based in Deerfield,...

Medical imaging startup Life Image raises $5.2M

September 3, 2010 6:33 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Life Image Inc. has added $5.2 million in a new financing, part of a planned $10 million Series B round led by new venture capital investor Cardinal Partners of Princeton, N.J., according to a published report.

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CyberKnife Treatment for Prostate Cancer

September 3, 2010 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MIAMI, Sept. 3 /- CyberKnife radiosurgery treatment for prostate cancer is rapid, effective and has no side effects, with the added benefit of being non-invasive. Since 2003, the CyberKnife Center of Miami and the CyberKnife Center of Palm Beach have been providing this high tech cancer...

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Bruker Energy & Supercon plans $100M IPO

September 3, 2010 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Bruker Energy & Supercon Technologies Inc., a division of Bruker Corp. that provides technology for equipment such as MRI machines, plans to raise $100 million through an initial public offering.That figure is estimated in order to meet Securities and Exchange Commission filing requirements and...

ForteBio Announces Launch of Protein G Biosensor for Use on Company's Octet® Instruments

September 3, 2010 3:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 3 /- ForteBio®, Inc., a leading supplier of label-free technology that accelerates the development of biotherapeutic and pharmaceutical products, today announced the launch of its Dip and Read™ Protein G biosensor for rapid detection and quantification...

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US neurologists agree on protocols for treatment of infantile spasms

September 2, 2010 10:34 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) Researchers from across the US, as part of the Infantile Spasms Working Group, established guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of infantile spasms. The goal of the ISWG is to improve patient outcomes by creating protocols that educate pediatricians on early...

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Researchers identify how bone-marrow stem cells hold their 'breath' in low-oxygen environments

September 2, 2010 10:31 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(UT Southwestern Medical Center) UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have identified unique metabolic properties that allow a specific type of stem cell in the body to survive and replicate in low-oxygen environments.

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Medicinal cannabis review highlights dilemmas facing health care professionals

September 2, 2010 1:35 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) Patients who use cannabis for medicinal purposes pose a wide range of legal, ethical and medical dilemmas for the health care professionals looking after them according to an in-depth review just published. The study also found extreme caution about integrating...

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Scientists unwrap DNA packaging to gain insight into cells

September 2, 2010 1:35 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Edinburgh) Scientists have built a clearer picture of how lengthy strands of DNA are concertinaed when our cells grow and divide, in a discovery could help explain how cell renewal can go wrong.

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