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Next-Generation Pharmacistâ„¢ Awards Program Announces 2011 Finalists

June 21, 2011 11:41 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

DURHAM, N.C., June 21, 2011 /- Parata Systems and Pharmacy Times have announced the finalists for the second annual Next-Generation Pharmacist awards. The 2011 program, honoring pharmacists who define the future of the industry across a wide range of practice settings, attracted nearly...

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New Study Explores Impact of More Uniform Distribution of Endovascular Coils in Cerebral Aneurysm Treatment

June 21, 2011 10:43 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

RAYNHAM, Mass., June 21, 2011 /- A new study published in the June edition of the Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery(1) highlights that a more uniform distribution of endovascular coils may help in the treatment of cerebral aneurysms, it was reported by Codman & Shurtleff, Inc....

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Health networks firm Curaspan names MacDougall as CTO

June 21, 2011 9:47 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Curaspan Health Group, which is building secure electronic patient transition networks for healthcare providers, today named Tom MacDougall, formerly a vice president with Igenix, as Curaspan's first chief technology officer.

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Researchers say vaccines may target weakness in HIV

June 21, 2011 9:46 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Medical researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital, MIT and Harvard University report that they have identified sections of an HIV protein where mutations could undermine the virus' ability to survive and reproduce.

Summary Box: Walgreen, Express Scripts in dispute

June 21, 2011 9:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

THE BREAKUP: Walgreen Co. said Tuesday it will stop filling prescriptions handled by Express Scripts Inc., one of the largest U.S. pharmacy benefits management companies, on Jan. 1.THE ARGUMENT: Walgreen said Express Scripts wants to cut the amount it pays Walgreen to fill prescriptions and wants...

AACR Praises New Cigarette Health Warnings as Significant Step Forward; Urges Continued Research to Reduce Tobacco Use

June 21, 2011 9:40 am | by AACR | Comments

Tweet   WASHINGTON, D.C. - The American Association for Cancer Research applauds the bold new health warning labels for cigarette packages and advertisements unveiled today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The new labels will be required no later than the fall of 2012,...

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Study Identifies Large Concentration of Contract Research Assets in Kansas City Region

June 21, 2011 8:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

CHICAGO, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new study released today at the annual meeting of the Drug Information Association in Chicago, the greater Kansas City region is home to a significant cluster of contract research organizations (CROs) and contract service...

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Health Information Technology: UC San Diego New Seminar Explores Four Critical Issues

June 21, 2011 7:46 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

LA JOLLA, Calif., June 21, 2011 /- Healthcare information technology (HIT) is already creating new opportunities for revolutionary change. But several pivotal decisions lie ahead with respect to HIT and healthcare information exchange. Many critical issues facing healthcare leaders will...

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U.S. Department of Defense Awards $2 Million to Brain Plasticity Inc. to Study Impact of Brain Training for Traumatic Brain Injuries

June 21, 2011 7:45 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO, June 21, 2011 /- Brain Plasticity Inc. (BPI), a technology incubator dedicated to the discovery and development of novel technologies that harness the basic principles of brain plasticity to improve the lives of people with neurological and psychiatric disorders, was...

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New Test to Screen for Glaucoma Damage

June 21, 2011 7:45 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

PINE BROOK, N.J., June 21, 2011 /- A recent paper published in the Journal of Glaucoma shows a new visual evoked potential (VEP) technique to be a fast, objective method to screen for functional damage in glaucomatous eyes. The technique, called short duration transient VEP (SD-tVEP),...

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Chinmax Disclaims Liability Following China SFDA's Confirmation that Inverness Medical Beijing is Suspected of Forging SFDA Verification Seal and Approval Date in Submission o...

June 21, 2011 7:44 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BEIJING, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Chinmax Medical Systems Inc. , a leading cardiac biomarker distributor in China, announced today that it disclaims all liability in connection with an official letter it received from the China State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) on June...

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Tesaro pulls in $101M second round financing

June 21, 2011 5:50 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Waltham biotech Tesaro Inc. announced Tuesday morning it has raised $101 million in a Series B round of venture capital led by West Coast venture firm Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers.

PositiveID Corporation Announces the Launch of its Multiplex BioThreat Assay, the First Commercially Available Product of its Kind

June 21, 2011 4:36 am | by PositiveID | Comments

PositiveID Corporation Announces the Launch of its Multiplex BioThreat Assay, the First Commercially Available Product of its Kind

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Robert Kline, President & CEO, Medivance Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2011 Regional Award Winner

June 21, 2011 3:43 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

LOUISVILLE, Colo., June 21, 2011 /- Medivance® Inc . announced today that Robert Kline, President & CEO, received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year ® 2011 Mountain Desert Award in the Health Care & Life Sciences category. According to Ernst & Young LLP,...

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Reportlinker Adds The Outlook for Medical Devices in North East Asia

June 21, 2011 3:42 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NEW YORK, June 21, 2011 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: The Outlook for Medical Devices in North East Asia...

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