Price Chopper Supermarkets Deploy Micromedex Solutions From Thomson Reuters as Key Component of Its Patient-Centered Care Initiatives
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Price Chopper Supermarkets has implemented Micromedex (R) evidence-based solutions for drug and disease reference, patient education, and consumer health information as part of its patient-centered care initiatives for pharmacy customers.
Internists tackle key health reform issues
WASHINGTON Monographs addressing individual mandates, tax exclusion and a public plan option were released today by the American College of Physicians (ACP). The new policy papers are:
Individual Mandates in Health Insurance Reform
Reforming the Tax Exclusion for Health Insurance
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WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5 (HealthDay News) -- A gut hormone called cholecystokinin (CCK) plays an important role in the control of blood sugar production in the liver, according to Canadian researchers.
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Finding key to cancer drug Gleevec's limitations
ANN ARBOR, Mich. University of Michigan researchers have developed an animal model that provides strong evidence why imatinib, marketed as Gleevec, helps patients with chronic myeloid leukemia survive longer, but does not keep the disease from returning if treatment ends.
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Scientists at Leeds and Bradford have discovered a unique 'DNA signature' in human sperm, which may act as a key
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Increasing Regulation and Economic Volatility Key Catalysts for Risk Management in the Food System, Agribusiness and Beverage Industry, Says Report from Aon Analytics
CHICAGO, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aon Corporation (NYSE: AOC ), the leading global provider of risk management services, today released its 2009 U.S. Food System, Agribusiness and Beverage Industry Report . The first annual report was generated by Aon Analytics to h...
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Radius' Investigational Bone Anabolic Agent, BA058, Increased Bone Mineral Density (BMD) at Key Fracture Sites in Phase 2 Clinical Trial in Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Radius Health ("Radius") today announced topline Phase 2 data demonstrating that in women with osteoporosis, BA058 -- the company's novel PTHrP (parathyroid hormone-related protein) analog -- significantly increased bone mineral density (BM...
VisEn Molecular Imaging Technology Enables Key Insights Into Newly Discovered Biologic Pathway Published in SCIENCE
BEDFORD, Mass., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- VisEn Medical Inc., a leader in fluorescence in vivo imaging from research through medicine, announced today that scientists reporting in the July 31 issue of SCIENCE have discovered a key
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KVISTGAARD, Denmark, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A just published
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Sangamo BioSciences Announces Achievement of Key Milestone in Cell Engineering Agreement With Genentech
RICHMOND, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO ) today announced that a key
research milestone has been achieved in its Research and License Agreement with Genentech, Inc., a wholly-owned member of the Roche Group, for the generation of cell lines wit...
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Pivotal Trial Expected to Initiate in 2010 for Blinatumomab
NEW YORK, April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI ), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, proprietary antibodies for the treatment of cancer, inflammation and autoimmune diseases, today held an R&am...
New Data for Abbott's TRILIPIX(R) (fenofibric acid) in Combination with Rosuvastatin Calcium Shows Improvement on Key Lipids for Cholesterol Management
TRILIPIX has now been studied in combination with the most commonly used doses of rosuvastatin calcium (5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg) in patients with mixed dyslipidemia
ORLANDO, Fla., March 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Data from a new study showed that Abbott 's TRILIPIX(R) (fenofibric acid) delayed-...
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HOUSTON -- (July 29, 2009) -- Italian and U.S. biologists this week report that a little-understood protein previously implicated in a rare genetic disorder plays an unexpected and critical role in building and maintaining healthy cells. Even more surprising, their report in the journal Nature s...
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Cellular Dynamics International In-Licenses Key Patent Portfolio for Using Stem Cell-Derived Cells in Drug Testing
MADISON, Wis., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellular Dynamics International (CDI) today announced that it has exclusively in-licensed a US-issued patent portfolio on optimizing the stem cell differentiation selection process and on using heart cells (cardiomyocytes) in drug testing...
Mirixa Corporation Announces Key New Hires
RESTON, Va., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Mirixa Corporation, the leader in targeted pharmacy-based patient care services, today announced the hiring of three new members to its growing pharmacy team. Mirixa welcomes Joseph Gruber, RPh, CGP, FASCP, Kim Swiger, RPh, and Paul Miller, MS, RPh.
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