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Arizona Pain Specialists Contend Recent Vertebroplasty Studies are Misleading: Studies Actually Show it is Effective at Reducing Pain

Two studies released August 6, 2009 in the New England Journal of Medicine claim to demonstrate that vertebroplasty, a procedure to treat some painful spine fractures, is not effective. According to several authorities in the field, this is incorrect, as both studies actually demonstrate a signi...

ReGen Biologics Clarifies Recent Press about the Menaflex Device

HACKENSACK, N.J., Aug 5 /PRNewswire/ -- ReGen Biologics, a Hackensack, NJ based orthopedic products company seeks to clarify several statements regarding its Menaflex collagen meniscus implant that were made in a press release that was issued on Tuesday, August 4, by a party unaffiliated...

Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Recent Developments

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 3, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA ) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009. Arena reported a lower net loss allocable to common stockholders in the second quarter of 2009 of...

PracticeMatch Releases Results of Recent 'State of the Industry' Survey of Physician Recruiters

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- PracticeMatch, the leading provider of physician data and sourcing services, has recently completed its yearly survey of in-house physician recruiters on the state of the physician recruitment industry. Survey results have revealed that the phys...

American Association for Homecare Sets the Record Straight About Recent Home Medical Equipment Issues in the News

ARLINGTON, Va., July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to recent media stories that perpetuate misperceptions about home medical equipment and services (durable medical equipment) and about the Medicare competitive bidding program for medical equipment, the American Association f...

US Farms, Inc. Updates on Recent Aloe Vera Findings Relating to Cleaner and Healthier Teeth

SAN DIEGO, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- US Farms, Inc. (Pink Sheets: USFM), a diversified Farming, Nursery and Wellness company announced today that a new recent study shows that Aloe Vera gel as tooth gel, can soothe gun pain and fight cavities. The findings, published in the May/J...

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MEDIHONEY(TM) Dressings Shown to Help Improve Outcomes of Non-Healing Venous Leg Ulcers in Recent Case Series

Eleven of eleven wounds healed in 6 weeks or less PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Derma Sciences, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DSCI ), a provider of advanced wound care products, announced today that its MEDIHONEY Dressings were the focus of a case series on eleven non-heal...

Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Recent and Upcoming Presentations at Scientific Conferences

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Rib-X" or the "Company"), a development-stage company focused on the discovery and development of novel antibiotics for the treatment of antibiotic-resistant infections, announced today that company representatives are givi...

Marketing of Diagnostics and deCODEme(TM), Recent Progress in Drug Development to be Highlighted at deCODE R&D Event

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At its annual R&D event being held today in New York, deCODE genetics (Nasdaq: DCGN ) will provide an update on progress in all aspects of its business, including the commercial potential and marketing rollout for its growing range of DNA-...

Presentations From Recent Heart Rhythm Society Meeting Validate the Safety and Efficacy of Ablation Frontiers Technology in 230 Patients

Novel Catheter Ablation System also delivers remarkably shorter procedure times CARLSBAD, Calif., May 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Ablation Frontiers, Inc. today announced that four presentations at the Heart Rhythm Society's 2008 Scientific Sessions reported positive earl...

New Analysis Shows Efficacy of REMICADE(R) in Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis in Patients with Recent Disease Onset or Long-Standing Disease

A Separate Retrospective Analysis of US Employer Claims Suggests a Benefit of Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor Therapies on Absenteeism Among Employees with Inflammatory Bowel Disease SAN DIEGO, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Data from a new analysis of the Active Ulcerative Colitis Tri...

Alegent Health Sees Positive Results From Recent Clinician Usability Study Collaboration With Siemens and Motion Computing

Study Outcomes Include Increased Productivity and End-User Satisfaction, Enhanced Workflow and Quality of Care Improvements ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2008 Annual Conference and Exhibiti...

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Allopathic medicine

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Sea Grant report synthesizes recent research on New York's clams

Stony Brook, NY, April 22, 2009 - New York Sea Grant (NYSG) announces the release of The Hard Clam Research Initiative: Factors Controlling Mercenaria mercenaria Populations in South Shore Bays of Long Island, NY, a 43-page technical report that summarizes the key results of five research projects...

Carnivores in recent study help Bergmann's rule reach the 21st century

Bergmann's rule is one of the most studied and controversial ecogeographical patterns, and refers to the increasing body size of organisms towards higher latitudes. Although it has been studied since the mid 19th Century, it is not until now that new statistical techniques have made it possible ...

EMBO pioneers pension plan for internationally mobile postdoctoral researchers

... by the European Commission (EC) in 2005, called for "adequate and equitable social security provisions" as a basic entitlement for researchers. A recent decision by the EC to co-fund EMBO Long-Term Fellowships commended the anticipated introduction of the private pension plan for awardees of the fellow...

Highest ever winter water temperatures recorded

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Carnegie donates landmark clones to biology

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Arizona Pain Specialists Contend Recent Vertebroplasty Studies are Misleading

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Two studies released August 6, 2009 in the New England Journal of Medicine claim to demonstrate that vertebroplasty, a procedure to treat some painful spine fractures, is not effective. According to several authorities in the field, this is in...

NeoStem Raises Additional Funds from Principals of Suzhou Erye Pharmaceuticals Company Ltd. and U.S. Institutional and Private Investors, Bringing the Total Recent Financings to Over $15 Million; Funds Will Support Expansion Activities in the United State

NEW YORK, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeoStem, Inc. (NYSE Amex: NBS ) announced today that it has raised additional gross funds of over $4 million from institutional and private investors. These funds, together with the $11 million private placement from three Asia-based investors announced...

DOR BioPharma Reports 1st Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Reviews Recent Accomplishments

PRINCETON, N.J., May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DOR BioPharma, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DORB) (DOR or the Company), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2009. DOR's revenues for the first quarter of 2009 were approximately ...

Cardium Announces Conference Call and Webcast to Review Recent Developments and Future Plans for the Excellarate(TM) Clinical Development Program

SAN DIEGO, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM ) today announced that the Company will hold a conference call and webcast to discuss recent developments and future plans for its Excellarate(TM) clinical development program. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/c...

Amylin Pharmaceuticals Provides Shareholders with Update Regarding Recent Developments

SAN DIEGO, April 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMLN ) today released the following letter from its Lead Independent Director, James N. Wilson, providing shareholders with an update on recent developments: Dear Fellow Amylin Shareholder: As Lead Indep...

DOR BioPharma Reports Year-End 2008 Financial Results and Reviews Recent Accomplishments

PRINCETON, N.J., March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DOR BioPharma, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DORB) (DOR or the Company), a late-stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced its financial results for 2008. DOR's revenues for 2008 were approximately $2.3 million compared to $1.3 million in...
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Alga

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