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Medco's Willingboro Automated Pharmacy: 500 Million Prescriptions and Counting

April 1, 2011 5:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

WILLINGBORO, N.J., April 1, 2011 /- Less than 10 years after dispensing its first prescription, Medco Health Solutions, Inc.'s (NYSE: MHS ) fully automated pharmacy in Willingboro dispensed its 500 millionth prescription, securing its position as one of the world's largest pharmacies...

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Stretch Marks the Spot

April 1, 2011 5:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NEW YORK, April 1, 2011 /- Men and women of all sizes are plagued with dreaded stretch marks and the process of eliminating them is often confusing, time consuming and lacks results.  Common known yet non-effective remedies like utilizing Vitamin E and Cocoa Butter, tanning the skin...

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REMEDIAL II Results on PLC System's RenalGuard® to be Presented at ACC 2011's Late Breaking Clinical Trial Session

April 1, 2011 5:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

FRANKLIN, Mass., April 1, 2011 /- PLC Systems Inc. (OTCBB: PLCSF), a company focused on innovative medical device technologies, today reported that final results from the REMEDIAL II investigator-sponsored clinical trial of its RenalGuard System™ in Italy are scheduled to be...

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Haemonetics Sets Date for Fourth Quarter Fiscal Year 2011 Earnings Release: May 2, 2011

April 1, 2011 5:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BRAINTREE, Mass., April 1, 2011 /- Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE: HAE ) will announce its earnings for the fourth quarter and full year of its 2011 fiscal year and provide full year guidance for fiscal 2012, on May 2, 2011 in a pre-market press release.  The Company will hold a...

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Campus activist wins $30K Truman Scholarship

April 1, 2011 5:33 am | by Arizona State University | Comments

ASU junior Danielle Bäck has earned the nation's highest undergraduate leadership award for her work in public health and human rights. ASU holds one of the best Truman Scholar records of any public university.read more

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California Oncology Group Uses New Technology to Choose Best Cancer Treatment

April 1, 2011 5:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 1, 2011 /- Imagine the benefits if there was technology that pinpointed exactly which chemotherapy drugs work best in fighting each individual's type of cancer. No more guessing. No more trial and error. The good news is that such lifesaving technology is on its...

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The Rise of "Noctors" and What It Means for Radiologists

April 1, 2011 5:32 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | Comments

In our insulated world of diagnostic imaging, we might not have expected "noctors" to impact us all that much. However, I've noticed a trend in the past year or two for an increasing number of off-the-wall imaging studies to come my way... and most of this uptick seems to be from...

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Mikro-Tip Angiographic Catheter, Model SPC-454D and SPC-454F by Millar Instruments Inc.: Class 1 Recall

April 1, 2011 4:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

Small particles (debris) may be found inside the catheter and potentially travel (embolize) from the catheter to tissues, blood vessels, limbs and organs which can result in serious injury and /or death.

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Heartstring II Proximal Seal System (HS-1045) by Maquet Cardiovascular, LLC: Recall - Insufficient Adhesive

April 1, 2011 4:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

The deployment tube may detach during use and may result in the failure of the product to operate, This may cause serious injury and/or death.

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Web Pharmacy Rxbuys.com Gives Its Customers a 5% Discount Coupon

April 1, 2011 3:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 1, 2011 /- Rxbuys.com is always working on the quality and range of services offered, giving its new and existing customers new options and possibilities every time they come back. This time, the pharmacy has offered a discount coupon that gives every visitor the...

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Dividends come roaring back in 2011

April 1, 2011 2:45 am | by DAVID K. RANDALL - AP Business Writers - Associated Press | Comments

U.S. companies increased their dividends by a record amount in the first quarter.Since the start of the year, 117 companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 index said they would raise or start paying dividends. That amounts to a record increase of $16.6 billion, according to Howard Silverblatt,...

SiTime?s Silicon MEMS based timing solutions are rapidly replacing quartz

April 1, 2011 1:37 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

This due to better features, higher performance, better availability and lower cost.

Risk of death is high in older adults with sleep apnea and daytime sleepiness

March 31, 2011 9:31 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Academy of Sleep Medicine) A study in the April 1 issue of the journal Sleep suggests that the risk of death is more than two times higher in older adults who have sleep apnea and report struggling with excessive daytime sleepiness.

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Scientists discover new drug target for inflammatory bowel disease: cytokine (IL-23)

March 31, 2011 2:37 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology) A new discovery published in the April 2001 issue of Journal of Leukocyte Biology raises hope that new treatments for illnesses like Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are on the horizon. That's because they've...

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STUDY: 3 square meals a day paired with lean protein help people feel full during weight loss

March 31, 2011 1:37 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Purdue University) Eating fewer, regular-sized meals with higher amounts of lean protein can make one feel more full than eating smaller, more frequent meals, according to new research from Purdue University.

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