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Slim- 30 Herb Supplement: Undeclared Drug Ingredient

July 19, 2010 6:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

Product found to contain undeclared N-Desmethyl Sibutramine and traces of Sibutramine.


MDMA (Ecstasy)-assisted psychotherapy relieves treatment-resistant PTSD

July 19, 2010 4:31 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(SAGE Publications UK) MDMA (also known as Ecstasy), may one day offer hope for individuals with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), even people for whom other treatments have failed. Clinical trial results out today in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, published by SAGE,...


Healthscope recommends Carlyle, TPG takeover bid

July 18, 2010 4:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Healthscope Ltd., Australia's second-largest private hospital operator, said Monday its board has unanimously recommended a 2 billion Australian dollar ($1.72 billion) takeover offer from U.S. private equity firms Carlyle Group and TPG Capital.Carlyle and TPG have offered AU$6.26 a share for...


Microbial world's use of metals mostly unmapped

July 18, 2010 12:34 pm | by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory | Comments

Microbes boast a broader and more diverse array of metal-driven chemical processes than scientists imagined. In fact, most have yet to be discovered, according to a first-of-its-kind technique that catalogs all of the metals in a microbe. The method could lead to innovative clean energy...


Long-term care of HIV survivors needs additional research, attention

July 18, 2010 2:32 am | by Baylor College of Medicine | Comments

As more effective treatments extend the lives of people with HIV, physicians need to research how best to provide care for these 'HIV survivors' as they age and acquire other chronic ailments, said experts at Baylor College of Medicine in a commentary that appears today in The Journal of...


HIV testing should be routine in cancer care

July 18, 2010 12:33 am | by Baylor College of Medicine | Comments

In 2006, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended routine HIV testing in all healthcare settings as long as patients are given the opportunity to 'opt-out' or refuse the test. That recommendation is not widely followed, but it should be – especially in...


ArmaGen® Re-engineers Erythropoietin for Brain Penetration

July 16, 2010 5:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

LOS ANGELES , July 16 /- Human erythropoietin (EPO) is a potent neuroprotective agent for multiple brain disorders, including stroke, brain and spinal cord injury, and Parkinson's disease. However, EPO drug development for the brain is limited, because EPO does not cross the blood-brain...


FDA Consumer Health Information - Stolen Inhalers Pose Risk

July 16, 2010 5:34 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SILVER SPRING, Md. , July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public should be on the lookout for stolen inhalers after some were found in a number of pharmacies. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says the safety and effectiveness of the stolen Advair Diskus inhalers cannot be assured,...


China Sky One Medical's Chief Financial Officer's Health Issues to Restrict His Availability to Investors

July 16, 2010 5:34 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

HARBIN, China , July 16 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Sky One Medical, Inc. ("China Sky One Medical" or "the Company") (Nasdaq: CSKI ), a leading fully integrated pharmaceutical company producing over-the-counter drugs in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that...


Jiangchuan Macrolide Facility Update

July 16, 2010 12:34 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

CHENGDU, China , July 16 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical (NYSE Amex: TPI ), a pharmaceutical company that specializes in patented biopharmaceutical, modernized traditional Chinese medicine and branded generics provides progress update on its Jiangchuan macrolide...


MR-Guided Focused Ultrasound Symposium Announces Sponsors

July 16, 2010 12:34 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. , July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation has announced that eight leading manufacturers are among the initial sponsors of the 2nd International Symposium on MR-guided Focused Ultrasound, scheduled for October 17 through 20 near...


Advair Diskus (fluticasone propionate and salmeterol inhalation powder): Stolen Product Warning

July 16, 2010 11:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

Certain inhalers stolen from a distribution warehouse in 2009 have been found in some pharmacies. The safety and effectiveness of the stolen inhalers cannot be assured and they should not be used.


Earnings Preview: UnitedHealth reports 2Q earnings

July 16, 2010 10:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Managed care company UnitedHealth Group Inc. reports second-quarter results July 20 before the market opens.WHAT TO WATCH FOR: The Minnetonka, Minn., insurer started 2010 strong. It reported a 21 percent year-over-year profit jump in the first quarter and said it had trimmed the percentage of...

Adjusting Market Research Structures and Activities to Maximize Payer Access & Insights

July 16, 2010 9:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. , July 16 /- As the managed markets sector has increased in importance, leading organizations have refocused their market research efforts on delivering actionable insights into the payer world. A market research function that's focused on managed markets should provide...


Health Management names Levine senior VP

July 16, 2010 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Hospital operator Health Management Associates Inc. said Friday it named Alan Levine as its new senior vice president of health development operations and government relations.The appointment is effective Aug. 9.Levine most recently served as Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health and...


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