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10/24/14 - 11th District House race pits Senger against Foster [Chicago Tribune]
Oct. 24 Republicans are looking to win back a suburban congressional seat next month in a race that features two experienced politicians from Naperville. Bill Foster in the 11th Congressional District race, which has been relatively low-key but has featured disagreements on issues such as taxes, immigration, foreign affairs and the Affordable Car
10/24/14 - AbbVie's HUMIRA adalimumab Receives U.S. FDA Approval for Extension of Polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Indication to Patients Ages 2 and...
AbbVie's HUMIRA adalimumab Receives U.S. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health& Medicine Week AbbVie announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the extension of the HUMIRA indication for moderately to severely active polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis to reducing signs and symptoms in patients ages 2 an
10/24/14 - Actavis to Acquire Durata Therapeutics, Inc.
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health& Medicine Week Actavis plc, a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company, and Durata Therapeutics, Inc., an innovative pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics for patients with infectious diseases and acute illnesses, announced that they have
10/24/14 - Alana HealthCare Announces Alliance with Cigna-HealthSpring
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News Alana HealthCare announced a new alliance with Cigna-HealthSpring, in which it will provide Complex Respiratory Disease Management Programs for those patients with complex respiratory disease states such as COPD. "We are set to make this alliance with Cigna-HealthSpring perhaps the...
10/24/14 - China Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report Q4 2014 - New Report Available [ClickPress (UK)]
In this quarter, the country is ranked sixth, behind Hong Kong but in front of Singapore in the 19 key Asia Pacific markets. Full Report Details at- http://www.fastmr.com/prod/878947-china-pharmaceuticals-and-healthcare-report-q4. aspx? afid= 301 Key Trends And Developments* In August 2014, Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Group, a leading healthcare.
10/24/14 - CONTINUED STRONG SALES GROWTH AND FDA APPROVAL FOR XPS? AND STEEN SOLUTION?
THIRD QUARTER 2014 (JUL SEP) ? Net sales in the quarter amounted to SEK 22.4 (16.8) million, corresponding to an increase of 34 percent. ? Net sales for consumables in the quarter amounted to SEK 21.0 (16.8) million, corresponding to an increase of 25 percent in SEK. Sales for consumables increased by 18 percent in local currency. ? Ope
10/24/14 - Covidien Announces U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510k Clearance for Nellcor? Portable SpO2 Patient Monitoring System
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health& Medicine Week Covidien plc announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510 clearance for the Nellcor? Portable SpO2 Patient Monitoring System. Part of a comprehensive Covidien respiratory function monitoring portfolio, this convenient, handheld patient monitor is simple to use and ideal for fast,
10/24/14 - Findings from Medical University in Bone Research Reported (Impact of implant surface topography: a clinical study with a mean functional loading...
Findings from Medical University in Bone Research Reported. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health& Medicine Week Current study results on Bone Research have been published. The news correspondents obtained a quote from the research from Medical University, "The purpose of this study was to evaluate peri-implant bone level and soft tissue
10/24/14 - Kimberly-Clark Sterilization Wrap Is Now Most Validated On The Market; First and Only Sterilization Wrap Manufacturer to Receive FDA Clearance for All Standard Sterilization Methods in North America
Release date- 23102014- ROSWELL, Ga- Kimberly-Clark Health Care, soon to be Halyard Health, announced today that it is the first and only manufacturer to receive 510 clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use of their sterilization wrap portfolio with all standard sterilization modalities. 'Providing innovation in sterilization te
10/24/14 - New Findings on Nephrology from Royal London Hospital Summarized (Fluid management for the prevention and attenuation of acute kidney injury)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health& Medicine Week Fresh data on Nephrology are presented in a new report. According to news originating from London, United Kingdom, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "In patients with acute kidney injury, optimization of systemic haemodynamics is central to the clinical management. Our news jo
10/24/14 - Nurses going beyond the call of duty, warns Lib Dem chief [Western Mail (Wales)]
WELSH Liberal Democrat leader Kirsty Williams says overworked nurses are going beyond the call of duty during their shifts to prevent patients suffering harm in Welsh hospitals. The AM for Brecon and Radnorshire claims there is too great a reliance on temporary, bank and agency nurses to fill already stretched rotas. The Private Member's Bill has t
10/24/14 - Pulsaderm Releases FDA-Cleared Class II Medical Device LED Red [Manufacturing Close - Up]
Pulsaderm recently launched the Pulsaderm Buddy sonic face brush and the FDA- cleared Pulsaderm LED Blue light therapy device, is bolstering its skincare line with the announcement of the FDA- Cleared Class II Medical Device, Pulsaderm LED Red. "Coming off the heels of the successful debut of Pulsaderm's LED Blue, we're thrilled to complement our
10/24/14 - Researchers at University of Minnesota Report New Data on Infection Control and Epidemiology (Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs in Inpatient...
Researchers at University of Minnesota Report New Data on Infection Control and Epidemiology. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health& Medicine Week Research findings on Hospitals are discussed in a new report. The news reporters obtained a quote from the research from the University of Minnesota, "We included English language studies with
10/24/14 - Study Results from Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Update Understanding of Rheumatic Disease Research (Additive hindfoot arthrodesis for rheumatoid...
Study Results from Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Update Understanding of Rheumatic Disease Research. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health& Medicine Week New research on Rheumatology is the subject of a report. The news correspondents obtained a quote from the research from the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, "The objective of thi
10/24/14 - Support for Medicaid expansion strong among low-income adults
"In the debate over whether or not states should participate in Medicaid expansion, we rarely hear the perspectives of those people most directly impacted by policies surrounding Medicaid," said study co-author Benjamin Sommers, assistant professor of health policy and economics at HSPH. "Our survey shows that expanding Medicaid under the Affordab
10/24/14 - Teleflex Incorporated Announces Worldwide Voluntary Recall of Hudson RCI Pediatric Anesthesia Breathing Circuits
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health& Medicine Week Teleflex Incorporated announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has classified the voluntary medical device recall of Hudson RCI Pediatric Anesthesia Breathing Circuits as a Class 1 recall. Teleflex is recalling the products referenced above due to receipt of complaints t
10/23/14 - 'Exceptional Leadership, 100 Percent Government Support Crucial to NAFDAC's Successes' [interview]
Abubakar Jimoh is the Director of Special Duties at the National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control. Jimoh graduated from Kwara State School of Basic Studies in 1982 and from the university of Ibadan in 1987 with B.sc, 2nd class upper division in Political Science and was the best graduating student in the faculty of social sciences.
10/23/14 - 4 marketing lessons from the new 'Obamacare' commercial [LifeHealthPro]
The Web-based health insurance broker is running one TV advertising campaign to support its Medicare plan sales site, and another campaign to support its major medical sales site. In the New York City area, for example, one commercial, the "Uninsured Helpline" spot, ran Monday on getTV on Channel 68. 3. Channel 68. 3 is one of the new digital bro
10/23/14 - Acceleron Collaboration Partner Celgene to Present Data at the American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2014
Acceleron Pharma Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of novel protein therapeutics for cancer and rare diseases, today reported that its collaboration partner, Celgene, and investigators on the sotatercept program will present preclinical and interim clinical data at the...
10/23/14 - Aduro Presents Updated Interim Results from Phase 1b Clinical Trial in Mesothelioma at International Mesothelioma Interest Group Conference
Aduro BioTech, Inc., a leader in cancer immunotherapy, today announced the presentation of updated safety and efficacy data from an ongoing Phase 1 b clinical trial of its novel immunotherapy CRS-207 in combination with standard chemotherapy in patients with unresectable malignant pleural mesothelioma. The results were presented by Raffit Hassan, M
10/23/14 - Aetna Collaborates with Four Provider Groups, Introduces Aetna Whole Health Plan in Washington
Aetna today announced the introduction of Aetna Whole Health SM in Washington. Aetna customers who purchase the product will have the ability to offer their employees a choice of four comprehensive and distinct networks built around Pacific Medical Centers; The Polyclinic, Providence-Swedish Health Alliance; and Rainier Health Network.
10/23/14 - Allied Anesthesia Invites Feedback from Patients
Allied Anesthesia patients now have the opportunity to provide feedback to their physicians if they have a question or concern about their anesthesia experience. Last year, Allied Anesthesia hired an independent company called SurveyVitals to survey all of its patients, who are asked to rate the group on a scale of 1 to 5 on the quality of care the
10/23/14 - American Red Cross to Participate in Cerus' IDE Study to Address Chikungunya and Dengue Blood Safety Risks
Cerus Corporation today announced that the American Red Cross will participate in Cerus clinical protocol to make the INTERCEPT Blood System for platelets available under an Expanded Access Investigational Device Exemption to regions in the United States with outbreaks of chikungunya and dengue virus. "In Puerto Rico, dengue viruses have been p
10/23/14 - Arbor Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Approval of Sotylize?
Arbor Pharmaceuticals announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved its New Drug Application for Sotylize oral solution. It is such a common practice that the FDA changed the tablet labeling to include instructions for pharmacists on how to compound a simple syrup based sotalol suspension. Ed Schutter, President& CEO of
10/23/14 - Arch Therapeutics Negotiating a Collaboration Agreement With CURAM Centre for Research in Medical Devices
Arch Therapeutics, Inc., developer of the AC5 Surgical Hemostat?, announced today that it is negotiating a potential collaboration agreement with C? RAM Centre for Research in Medical Devices. C?RAM is a major new national research center being established at the National University of Ireland Galway in Galway, Ireland, as part of a six-year gr
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