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HealthSouth plans to open facility in Fla.

April 4, 2011 2:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

HealthSouth Corp. officials say the company will build a comprehensive physical rehabilitation hospital in Ocala, Fla. The Birmingham-based inpatient rehabilitation provider announced plans for the hospital late last year.The 40-bed, $21 million hospital will provide comprehensive physical...

Thermo Fisher extends tender offer for Dionex

April 4, 2011 2:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Scientific instrument maker Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. said Monday that it is extending its tender offer for Dionex Corp. shares until May 13 while it waits for regulatory approval in Europe.Waltham-based Thermo Scientific and Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Dionex agreed to the $2.1 billion deal in...

Study provides first link between 2 major Parkinson's genes

April 4, 2011 2:37 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Ottawa Hospital Research Institute) As Parkinson's Awareness Month gets underway, a Canadian-led international study is providing important new insight into Parkinson's disease and paving the way for new avenues for clinical trials. The study, led by Dr. Michael Schlossmacher in...

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Prix Galien winners published in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

April 4, 2011 2:37 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) Scholarly papers from the winners and finalists of the 2010 Prix Galien USA and Prix Galien International awards have been published as a special issue of Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. The Prix Galien, regarded as the Nobel Prize in biopharmaceutical...

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Cocaine images capture motivated attention among users

April 4, 2011 1:36 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(DOE/Brookhaven National Laboratory) Scientists at the US Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory and Stony Brook University have conducted the most comprehensive study to date of how cocaine users respond to drug-related and other emotional stimuli, making use of...

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Algae that live inside the cells of salamanders are the first known vertebrate endosymbionts

April 4, 2011 12:39 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Indiana University) A species of algae long known to associate with spotted salamanders has been discovered to live inside the cells of developing embryos, say scientists from the US and Canada, who report their findings in this week's Proceedings of the National Academy of...

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Alternate route to blocked arteries safe and effective for angioplasty

April 4, 2011 12:39 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(McMaster University) Researchers at McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences have found accessing blocked arteries through the forearm compared to groin led to fewer vascular complications and similar success rates for angioplasty.

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Cytotech Labs Unravels Hallmark Insight Into Metabolic Control of Cancer, Presents Work at Major AACR Cancer Meeting

April 4, 2011 12:33 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

ORLANDO, Fla., April 4, 2011 /- Cytotech Labs, a Boston based pharmaceutical company and member of the Berg Pharma, Inc. group along with Berg Biosystems and Berg Diagnostics today presented groundbreaking insight into seminal work performed by Nobel Laureate , Otto Warburg.  The...

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Adult-sized ATVs are not safe for kids; statistics startling

April 4, 2011 11:36 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) All-terrain vehicles (ATVs) were introduced in this country in the 1970s. Currently, there are approximately 9.5 million ATVs in use and more than 150,000 reported ATV-related injuries in this country annually.

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Breckenridge Pharmaceutical Enters Agreement with Oman Pharmaceutical Products Company LLC

April 4, 2011 11:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BOCA RATON, Fla., April 4, 2011 /- Breckenridge is announcing that it entered into an agreement with Oman Pharmaceutical Products Company LLC, of Salalah, Sultanate of Oman to market Neomycin Sulfate Tablets. Under the terms of the agreement, the product will be manufactured by Oman...

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TPI Business and Development Profile Updated on OneMedDatabase

April 4, 2011 11:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

CHENGDU, China, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. (NYSE Amex: TPI ), a pharmaceutical company that specializes in patented biopharmaceutical medicine, modernized traditional Chinese medicine, branded generics and other pharmaceuticals has...

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Hospira to Host Conference Call for First-Quarter 2011 Results

April 4, 2011 11:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

LAKE FOREST, Ill., April 4, 2011 /- Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP ), a leading global specialty pharmaceutical and medication delivery company, today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss its first-quarter 2011 results on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at 8 a.m. Central time. The...

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Cardioxyl Pharmaceuticals Presents Data On Its Clinical Candidate, CXL-1020, at the 60th Annual American College of Cardiology Scientific Session

April 4, 2011 11:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NEW ORLEANS and CHAPEL HILL, N.C., April 4, 2011 /- Cardioxyl Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that it is presenting two abstracts from studies of its lead clinical candidate, CXL-1020, at the American College of Cardiology's (ACC) 60th Annual Scientific Session & Expo in New...

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A GPS to locate missing Alzheimer's patients and battered women

April 4, 2011 10:37 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Carlos III University of Madrid) The Universidad Carlos III de Madrid is studying the development of a system based on satellite localization which can be used to find missing Alzheimer's patients and monitor battered women, as well as for inmate management in prisons.

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World Health Day is April 7 with a Focus on Antibiotic Resistance

April 4, 2011 9:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SAN DIEGO, April 4, 2011 /- Antibiotics are among the most important advances in human health, but their use and misuse over the past 70 years have increased the number and types of microorganisms resistant to antibiotics – resulting in deaths, greater suffering and disability, and...

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