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Roche Introduces CoaguChek Link Web Resource to Streamline Anticoagulation Management for Doctors and Patients

November 8, 2010 8:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 8, 2010 /- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) and Voluntis S.A. announced today the introduction of CoaguChek(R) Link, a versatile online resource that helps simplify and streamline the process of managing patients on anticoagulation therapy. The web-based application...

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Chemoprevention Biomarker for Breast Cancer Identified

November 8, 2010 8:35 am | by AACR | Comments

PHILADELPHIA — Researchers at Duke University Medical Center have identified a possible biomarker for measuring progress in breast cancer chemoprevention trials, according to data presented at the Ninth Annual AACR Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research Conference, held here Nov. 7-10, 2010.

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Anti-gout Drug May Decrease Risk for Colorectal Adenoma Progression

November 8, 2010 8:35 am | by AACR | Comments

PHILADELPHIA — Allopurinol, a relatively inexpensive anti-gout medication that has been on the market for more than 20 years, may have some activity against colorectal adenomas, according to data presented at the Ninth Annual AACR Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research Conference, held...

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Statins Did Not Reduce Colorectal Cancer in WHI Analysis

November 8, 2010 8:35 am | by AACR | Comments

PHILADELPHIA — The use of statins among a group of postmenopausal women did not reduce the risk for colorectal cancer, according to the results of a prospective analysis of data from the large population-based Women’s Health Initiative (WHI).

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Gefitinib May Have Chemopreventive Benefits in Pancreatic Cancer

November 8, 2010 8:34 am | by AACR | Comments

PHILADELPHIA — Gefitinib may be a promising chemoprevention agent for pancreatic cancer, according to a study published in Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

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APHA 2010: Study finds funding for substance abuse in Indiana lacking

November 8, 2010 7:35 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Indiana University) A study by an Indiana University health policy expert found that the state of Indiana spends less on substance abuse prevention initiatives than do surrounding states. It also spends much more on addressing the consequences of substance abuse than on prevention...

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Jefferson researchers receive W.W. Smith Charitable Trust

November 8, 2010 7:35 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Thomas Jefferson University) Thomas Jefferson University researchers have been awarded a W.W. Smith Charitable Trust medical research grant. This one-year grant awards $100,000 to help support their innovative cancer research, and one of the questions they will address is why...

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BioStorage Technologies is Set for Expansion and Growth With the Appointment of Gregory Swanberg as Chief Executive Officer

November 8, 2010 7:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 8, 2010 /- BioStorage Technologies, a global leader in sample management, cold chain logistics and biomaterial storage for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, today announced that the company has appointed Gregory Swanberg to serve as chief executive...

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Data Presented at ACR Meeting Demonstrate Safety of Colcrys® (Colchicine, USP) for Treatment of Gout Flares in Patients with Multiple Co-Morbid Conditions

November 8, 2010 7:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

ATLANTA, Nov. 8, 2010 /- Patients who experience gout flares can be treated safely with Colcrys® (colchicine, USP), even in the presence of co-morbid conditions that often present physicians with treatment challenges, according to a new analysis presented here at the 74th Annual...

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EXTENSION, INC. to Launch Apple iPhone Application for Use in Clinical Workflows

November 8, 2010 7:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

FORT WAYNE, Ind., Nov. 8, 2010 /- EXTENSION, INC . announced today that in addition to its Cisco IP device integration, it will make available for general release to the healthcare community the EXTENSION for Apple iPhone application . EXTENSION's existing offerings use Cisco IP devices...

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Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. to Host First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2011 Earnings Conference Call on Thursday, November 11, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. ET

November 8, 2010 7:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

CHENGDU, China, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc., (NYSE Amex: TPI ), a pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and sells patented biopharmaceutical, modernized traditional Chinese medicine, branded generics and other pharmaceuticals,...

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Prevention 2010: Interview with John Carpten, Ph.D.

November 8, 2010 6:33 am | by AACR | Comments

In this audio interview, Dr. Carpten discusses the latest genetic technology that can be used for various tumors, the potential for new treatments for many types of cancer and the African-American Hereditary Prostate Cancer Study Network.

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IBM Launches New Software and Social Business Consulting Services

November 8, 2010 5:35 am | by IBM | Comments

IBM today announced new software and services to help organizations improve business performance in an increasingly connected global environment. The new enterprise social software delivers advanced analytics capabilities that helps users gain access to information and people on the fly...

IBM Social Software Improves Employee Collaboration at Bayer

November 8, 2010 5:35 am | by IBM | Comments

IBM today announced that Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) has chosen IBM social software to help foster greater collaboration and information sharing among BMS' 14,300 employees worldwide. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this

HealthcareSource buys TestSource, raises $11M

November 8, 2010 5:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Health care HR software provider HealthcareSource HR Inc. has acquired TestSource, a Grand Rapids, Mich. provider of behavior-based pre-employment assessments in the health care industry. The company also raised $11.2 million in new financing, as of Friday.

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