Health News Archive - May 13, 2010

DENVER, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE: STJ) and iRhythm Technologies, Inc., a privately-held company, announced today they have entered into partnership with a focus on iRhythm's Zio(TM) Patch.

GUANGZHOU, China, May 13 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Medicine Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CHME) ("China Medicine" or "the Company"), primarily a manufacturer, leading distributor and developer of Western pharmaceuticals, traditional Chinese medicines ("TCM"), and other nutraceuticals, today announced financial results for its first quarter 2010 and issued guidance for the full year. First Quarter 2010 Highlights: -- Revenues increased 4.7% to $10.6 million -- Gross profit improved 16.8% to $3.2 million, gross margin grew to 30.7% compared to 27.5% last year -- Adjusted net income, excluding non-cash expenses related to change in fair value of warrants liabilities and deemed preferred stock dividend, was $0.7 million or $0.04 per diluted share -- GAAP net loss was $4.3 million or $0.23 per diluted share -- Cash and cash equivalents, including restricted cash, reached $72.9 million on March 31, 2010 -- Began facility expansion

LAKE FOREST, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- In its continued efforts to enhance physician access and delivery of secure clinical information, InSight Health Services Holdings Corp.

BOCA RATON, Fla., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The trailblazing company whose Smart for Life cookie diet products have become the fastest-growing weight management company in America is proud to announce its sister company; Better Health Beverage's underWAY(TM) has commenced introducing its products for distribution in February 2010 and has now achieved, in 3 1/2 short months, placement in 1600 locations nationwide in the Retail and Drug Channels.

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As any do-it-yourselfer knows, a good home improvement project has both style and substance, adding functionality with aesthetic appeal.

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Chimerix, Inc., a biotechnology company developing orally-available antiviral therapeutics, today announced the commencement of a first-in-human study of CMX157, a novel lipid conjugate of the nucleotide tenofovir with in vitro activity against both tenofovir-sensitive and tenofovir-resistant human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

DENVER, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Birner Dental Management Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: BDMS), operators of PERFECT TEETH® dental practices, announced results for the quarter ended March 31, 2010. For the quarter ended March 31, 2010, revenue increased $1.2 million, or 7.8%, to $16.5 million.

MENLO PARK, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- 3-V Biosciences, Inc. announced today the appointment of Stephen R. Brady to the post of Vice President, Corporate Development, Strategy & Operations, the consolidation of all preclinical research under Robert S. McDowell, Ph.D.

AUSTIN, Texas, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- To promote the importance of screening young women for von Willebrand disease (VWD), the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) today announced the launch of its VWD Young Women's Education Campaign.

NATICK, Mass., May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced U.S.

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