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Covidien Announces Interim Data Showing Parietex ProGrip(TM) Self-Fixating Mesh Significantly Reduces Early Pain Following Inguinal Hernia Repair

March 21, 2011 4:37 pm | Comments

Interim results of a nine-site prospective clinical study presented at Hernia Repair 2011 NORTH HAVEN, Conn., Mar 21, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, announced interim results of its multicenter, international, prospective...


Quest Diagnostics to launch $1.25B notes offering(2)

March 21, 2011 3:46 pm | Comments

Quest Diagnostics Inc. said Monday that it plans to sell $1.25 billion worth of senior debt to raise funds for its acquisition of Athena Diagnostics Inc. and other expenses.Quest intends to use the net proceeds from the debt offering to cover the purchase price and related transaction costs of...

Reportlinker Adds Global Stethoscopes Industry

March 21, 2011 1:33 pm | Comments

NEW YORK, March 21, 2011 /- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Stethoscopes Industry This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Stethoscopes in US$...


Reportlinker Adds Global Imaging Agents Industry

March 21, 2011 1:32 pm | Comments

NEW YORK, March 21, 2011 /- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Imaging Agents Industry This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Imaging Agents in...


Anthem Blue Cross delays $40M Calif rate hike

March 21, 2011 12:45 pm | Comments

Anthem Blue Cross, the largest health plan in California, is reducing and delaying rate hikes — moves the state insurance commissioner says will save policyholders at least $40 million.Anthem announced Monday that it will put off a planned April premium hike until July, and increases in...

Reportlinker Adds US Medical Adhesives And Sealants Industry

March 21, 2011 12:31 pm | Comments

NEW YORK, March 21, 2011 /- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: US Medical Adhesives And Sealants Industry This report analyzes the US market for...


2011 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

March 21, 2011 12:31 pm | Comments

(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) Scientists supported by NIAID are among those presenting their latest research findings at the AAAAI Annual Meeting. For more than 60 years, NIAID has supported allergy and immunology research at US and international institutions...


CardioMEMS, Inc. Named a TAG Top 10 Innovative Technology Company

March 21, 2011 12:31 pm | Comments

ATLANTA, March 21, 2011 /- CardioMEMS, Inc ., an Atlanta-based medical technology company that has developed and is commercializing a proprietary wireless sensing and communication technology for the human body, today announced that it has been chosen as one of the Top 10 Innovative...


Earnings Preview: Walgreen Co.

March 21, 2011 11:45 am | Comments

Walgreen Co. reports its fiscal second-quarter results before the stock market opens Tuesday.WHAT TO WATCH FOR: The Deerfield, Ill., company is expected to benefit during the quarter from the flu season's much later peak compared with last year. Walgreen said this month that it had administered...

Bluebird bio names first SAB members, expanding clinical trials

March 21, 2011 11:38 am | Comments

Bluebird bio, a Cambridge gene-therapy company, appointed its first scientific advisory board (SAB) members today, and said it would expand clinical trials in its lead compounds.

Innophos Holdings, Inc. Declares Dividend of $0.25 Per Share; Increases Rate By 47%

March 21, 2011 10:31 am | Comments

CRANBURY, N.J., March 21, 2011 /- Innophos Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: IPHS ) today announced that its Board of Directors had declared a dividend of $0.25 per share of common stock, payable on April 29, 2011 to holders of record on April 15, 2011.  The new rate represents an increase of...


Source Precision Medicine, Inc. d/b/a Source MDx Announces Foundational Patents Will Be Offered for Sale on April 29, 2011

March 21, 2011 10:31 am | Comments

WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., March 21, 2011 /- Joseph F. Finn, Jr., C.P.A. ("Finn") Assignee for the Benefit of Creditors of Source Precision Medicine, Inc. d/b/a/ Source MDx ("Source MDx") announced that the foundational patents of Source MDx will be offered for sale on April 29, 2011. Source...


Energy, security, superconductivity and more at the largest physics meeting of the year

March 21, 2011 9:40 am | Comments

(American Physical Society) Press conferences at the 2011 March Meeting of the American Physical Society will feature research on super tough and stretchy materials, devices to aid in homeland security, new economic and social models, barbecue, bucking broncos and cutting-edge...


Bayer Gets $100M Gender Class Action Headache

March 21, 2011 9:38 am | Comments

NEWARK, N.J., March 21, 2011 /- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals was handed a pounding $100 million headache today that even its highly-publicized aspirin is unlikely to relieve.  The law firm of Sanford Wittels & Heisler, LLP, filed a class action complaint in U.S. District...


Branded Pharmaceutical Websites Continue to Be Most Impactful in Driving Conversions Among Prospects and Patients

March 21, 2011 9:37 am | Comments

RESTON, Va., March 21, 2011 /- comScore, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCOR ), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released results from its fifth annual Online Marketing Effectiveness Benchmarks for the Pharmaceutical Industry. The study supports previous findings that exposure to online...



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