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BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- They say "everything tastes better with bacon" and now you can enjoy this sizzling taste treat in an unexpected place—the bedroom. Trigg Laboratories, maker of Wet® personal lubricants, has added a new bacon flavor to its line of flavored ...
 
XPRIZE, the global leader in incentivized prize competitions, today announced the 10 finalist teams competing for the $10M Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE, a 3.5-year global competition sponsored by the Qualcomm Foundation for teams to develop a consumer-fo...
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - August 27, 2014) - Agritek Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AGTK) (http://www.Agritekholdings.com), a fully reporting company on the OTCQB and leader in Compassionate Care Technology and indoor/outdoor agricultural solutions for the medicinal marijuana industry, t...
HONG KONG, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sihuan Pharmaceutical Holdings Group Ltd. (HKEx: 0460) ("Sihuan Pharmaceutical" or the "Company"), a leading pharmaceutical company with the largest cardio-cerebral vascular ("CCV") drug franchise in China's prescription drug market, today annou...
STEVENS POINT, Wis., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NewPage Corporation (NewPage) today announced the introduction of Reflections™, a new 60 lb. (89 gsm) high gloss cast coated alternative label paper designed for high-end wet glue and pressure sensitive applications that require smooth...
ViroCyt, LLC, the leader in rapid virus quantification, announced today that it is working with the US Department of Commerce's Export Assistance Center In Denver to increase awareness of how the cutting edge Virus Counter system can be used to dramatically accelerate the creation of l...
MolecularHealth announced today that it will attend the Best of ASCO® symposium in Hollywood, Florida this week as a silver sponsor. The symposium will be held on August 29-30, 2014 and is presented by Memorial Cancer Institute.
NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that OBGYN.net, the leading online community for women's health professionals, continues its close coverage of how the health care community is responding to the identified risks of power morcellation and how these d...
LYNDHURST N.J. and NINGBO, China, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amerigen Pharmaceuticals Limited ("Amerigen") and the Ningbo Menovo Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd, ("Menovo") today announced they had entered into a collaboration agreement regarding the development of generic pharmaceuticals, ...
CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Zacks Equity Research discusses the MedTech, including Zimmer Holdings (NYSE:ZMH-Free Report), Medtronic Inc (NYSE:MDT-Free Report), Covidien plc (NYSE:COV-Free Report), Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK-Free Report) and Smith & Nephew plc ...
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted priority review designation for ivabradine for the treatment of chronic heart failure (HF). Ivabradine is an oral drug that inhibits the If ...
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MCLEANSVILLE, N.C., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Litera today announced its own variation on the widely popular "ALS Ice-Bucket Challenge" to raise awareness and donations for those suffering from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). In addition to dropping an entire tractor load of i...
NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The market for test and pharmaceutical pairs, known as companion diagnostics in the testing industry, has grown significantly. The global companion diagnostic market is valued at about $1.2 billion for 2013.  This is up from $950 milli...
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every three minutes, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed.  More than 1.1 million Americans are living with, or in remission from, these diseases. Certain forms of these diseases are the most common types of cancer in children and adolescen...
RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDSI) announced that the company will be hosting an investor and analyst event and simultaneous webcast on Friday, September 5, 2014. The event is scheduled for 12-2 pm ET in New York City.
MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tris Pharma, a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative drug delivery technologies, today announced that it has been selected as an award winner in the New Jersey Business & Industry Association's 2014 ...
ATLANTA, GA and WARSAW, POLAND--(Marketwired - August 27, 2014) - Perma-Fix Medical S.A. (WARSAW: PFM), a subsidiary of Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: PESI), and developer of a reliable, cost effective, non-uranium process to produce technetium-99 (Tc-99m), the most wi...
Horizon Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: HZNP) today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued Horizon a Notice of Allowance for U.S. patent application number 13/860,015 entitled "Delayed-Release Glucocorticoid Treatment of Rheumatoid Disease" that covers Ho...
New Automatic Brain Metastases Planning* software by Brainlab has been clinically used to successfully deliver fast, efficient radiosurgery treatment to a patient with metastatic brain cancer. The procedure was performed at Assuta Hospital in Tel Aviv, where...
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACRX), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of acute and breakthrough pain, today announced that senior man...
Acura Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ACUR), announced today that it has been awarded a $300,000 grant (the "Grant") by the National Institute On Drug Abuse ("NIDA") of the National Institutes of Health to fund Phase I development of Acura's new, early stage Limitx™ abuse deterrent techn...
MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asterias Biotherapeutics Inc. (OTCBB: ASTY) has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate a Phase 1/2a clinical trial of its product, AST-OPC1, in patients with complete cervical spinal cord injury....
Ivera Medical announced that it has sued Catheter Connections for false advertising and unfair competition based on false claims that its dark blue IV-Pole Strips and DualCap products for male luer connectors disinfect all critical surfaces of male luer connectors when used as directed...
NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:World Market for Clinical Nutrition Products (Infant, Parenteral and Enteral Foods), 6th Edition, The http://www.reportlinker.com/p01025629/World-Market-fo...
PITTSBURGH, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelomed is pleased to announce that Mary Kay Deck (Kay) has joined the team as the Vice President of Clinical Affairs. With over 30 years in clinical, healthcare administration and the medical device industry, Kay's experience in taking medic...
LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for the once-daily use of Promacta® (eltrombopag) in patients with severe aplasti...
WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As of Tuesday, August 26, The ALS Association has received $88.5 million in donations compared to $2.6 million during the same time period last year (July 29 to August 26). These donations have come from existing donors and 1.9 milli...
GAITHERSBURG, Md., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire -- Clongen Laboratories, celebrating its tenth anniversary, is a leading provider of diagnostic and contract research services.  The company announced new test offerings to detect and identify emerging pathogens most recently implicated in s...
BLUE BELL, Pa., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Bell, Pennsylvania will soon be home to PRA Health Sciences' largest office worldwide. PRA, a leading global Contract Research Organization (CRO), is relocating employees from its Horsham and Fort Washington locations into new modern C...
Meredian Inc., MHG, leading biopolymer manufacturer, is on the brink of a significant expansion. As previously announced, their PHA has already reached several achievements in the industry including the affirmation of scalability of production by global prov...
SFATA, the largest trade organization in the world dedicated to the advocacy, education, and outreach on behalf of the vapor products industry, has reviewed the American Heart Association's policy statement regarding vapor products such as electronic cigarettes. AHA's statement recogni...
CJPS Medical Systems announced today that it has licensed a powerful technology developed at the University of Rochester (Rochester, NY) used with CJPS’ Remote Patient Monitoring system, VitalPoint® HOME (www.VitalPointHOME.com).
IEEE, the world's largest professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, today announced the approval of IEEE 1708™ “Standard for Wearable Cuffless Blood Pressure Measuring Devices.” Bringing a new dimension to the growing portfoli...
CHICAGO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the Glaxo...
Nebraska Cultures Inc., one of the first manufacturers to offer probiotic ingredients to the natural products industry, announced today the achievement of GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) status for their ProDURA™ strain of Bacillus coagulans.