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International training to assist governments of 5 African nations in detecting poor-quality drugs

April 18, 2011 11:39 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(US Pharmacopeia) Scientists from the national laboratories of five African nations are gathering in Accra, Ghana, this week to take part in technical training that will provide them with improved capacity to detect substandard and counterfeit medicines.

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Lilly Declares Second-Quarter 2011 Dividend

April 18, 2011 11:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

INDIANAPOLIS, April 18, 2011 /- The board of directors of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) today declared a dividend for the second quarter of 2011 of $0.49 a share on outstanding common stock.   The dividend is payable June 10, 2011 to shareholders of record at the close of...

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Susquehanna Growth Equity Acquires MediMedia Information Technologies, LLC

April 18, 2011 11:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BALA CYNWYD, Pa., April 18, 2011 /- Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC (SGE) today announced that it has acquired MediMedia Information Technologies, LLC (MMIT), a provider of managed care information for the healthcare industry. MMIT engages in the collection, consolidation, and...

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Premier Member Hospitals Can Now Save 60% on Their Medical Waste Disposal Costs Through a New Agreement for On Site Waste Treatment

April 18, 2011 11:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

POTTSTOWN, Pa., April 18, 2011 /- OnSite Sterilization, LLC has been awarded an agreement with the Premier Purchasing Partners, L.P., the group purchasing unit of the Premier healthcare alliance for provision of steam sterilization equipment for onsite treatment of Regulated Medical...

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GlideScope Video Laryngoscope from Verathon Medical Canada Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Video Laryngoscopy and Improving Patient Care

April 18, 2011 11:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BOTHELL, Wash., April 18, 2011 /- The GlideScope® video laryngoscope, invented by Canadian vascular surgeon Dr. Jack Pacey and manufactured in Vancouver, B.C., is celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2011.  A celebration will be held on April 21st at the company's new...

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Bexion Pharmaceuticals Receives Outstanding Biotech Innovation Award

April 18, 2011 11:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

COVINGTON, Ky., April 18, 2011 /- Bexion Pharmaceuticals was named the Biotech Innovation Award winner at the Cincinnati USA Innovation Awards program sponsored by the Cincinnati Business Courier, the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber and CincyTech.  The Innovation Awards celebrate...

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New Orleans Employees' Retirement System Announces Settlement of Celera Takeover Litigation

April 18, 2011 10:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The New Orleans Employees' Retirement System ("NOERS"), the Court-appointed lead plaintiff in the case pending in Delaware Chancery Court captioned In re Celera Corporation Shareholder Litigation, Consol. C.A. No. 6304-VCP, is pleased to announce that it has approved a settlement of the...

New pollutants detected in peregrine falcon eggs

April 18, 2011 10:37 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology) Flame retardants are chemical compounds added to fabrics and plastics to keep them from burning easily, but these can be toxic. Now a team of researchers from Spain and Canada has detected some of these emerging pollutants for...

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Microelectromechanical switch-on: Carbon nanotube switches

April 18, 2011 10:37 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

Korean researchers make a tiny switch from carbon nanotubes.

The city college of New York set up a new metamaterials center

April 18, 2011 10:37 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

A new industry and university cooperative research center proposes to provide a one-stop shop for the design, fabrication and testing of a wide range of metamaterials designed to aid solar photovoltaic systems, specialized light sensors and more.

Patent attorney Ginsburg joins Cellceutix advisory board

April 18, 2011 9:40 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Cellceutix Corp. , a Beverly biopharmaceutical company, has named patent attorney Paul Ginsburg to the company's advisory board.

FDA officially rejects Lilly, Alnara CF drug

April 18, 2011 9:40 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

In a widely expected move, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has rejected a drug to treat Cystic Fibrosis made by Alnara Pharmaceuticals, which is owned by Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co. The FDA has ordered additional clinical trials to further study the drug candidate, called liprotamase.

Idera reports progress on gene-silencing

April 18, 2011 9:39 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Cambridge's Idera Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: IDRA) today reported that studies show its gene-silencing oligonnucleotides (GSOs) efficiently inhibited gene expression, overcoming issues associated with other gene-silencing technologies, such as stability, specificity and system delivery.

American Scientific Resources, Inc. Announces Corporate Update

April 18, 2011 9:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

WESTON, Fla., April 18, 2011 /- American Scientific Resources, Incorporated (OTCQB: ASFXD) today announces the posting of a Corporate Update for Shareholders now available for perusal on the company web site,...

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FDA News & Notes - Week of April 18, 2011

April 18, 2011 9:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Science, public health, and regulatory highlights for this week from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. I nformation in this document is designed for credentialed journalists. Release dates and times for items are current...

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