Health News Archive - February 11, 2010

WESTBROOK, Maine, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: IDXX), announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase by the Company of up to an additional four million shares of its common stock under its ongoing share repurchase program.

DUBLIN and MYSTIC, Conn., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amarin Corporation plc (Nasdaq: AMRN), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on improving the treatment of cardiovascular disease, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXA) announced today that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration has accepted the AZ-004 NDA for filing and has indicated a Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) goal date of October 11, 2010.

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cadence Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: CADX) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Complete Response letter to its New Drug Application (NDA) for intravenous (IV) acetaminophen.

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Amex: YMI, TSX:YM), is presenting posters on its JAK1/2 inhibiting small molecule (CYT387) and on its novel vascular disrupting agent (CYT997) at the Lorne Cancer Conference in Lorne, Victoria, Australia.

DALLAS, Texas, February 11 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new market research report, Medical Imaging - Global Displays and Post-Processing Software Market (2009 -2014)( http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/medical-displays-179.html), published by MarketsandMarkets (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com), the global market is expected to reach US$2.5 billion by the year 2014, at a CAGR of 12.7% from 2009 to 2014.

EAGAN, Minn., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- This incredibly powerful promise comes from Charles E. Crutchfield III, MD, (Eagan, Minnesota) one of the nation's leading dermatologists. "Cosmetic patients want to look better and feel better. They want to be pampered.

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