Health News Archive - March 21, 2011

SEATTLE, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. ("CTI") (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) today announced that it has initiated its randomized pivotal trial of pixantrone for the treatment of relapsed/refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma ("DLBCL").

HONG KONG, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OrbusNeich today announced that it has filed a lawsuit in the Netherlands against Dr. Pavel Cervinka and Masaryk Hospital in Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic, where Dr. Cervinka is head of the hospital's Cardiology Department.

LOS ANGELES, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Emergency planning is on everyone's mind. It is not luck which ensures some families continue to thrive through tragedy, but a well-designed, thoughtfully drafted estate plan. Announcing a different approach to wills and trusts - Busy Wills, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More workers employed by California small businesses would have health insurance if their employers knew about key provisions in the national healthcare law, according to a new poll by Pacific Community Ventures.

BLUE BELL, Pa., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: INO), a leader in the development of therapeutic and preventive vaccines against cancers and infectious diseases, announced today that it has received a U.S.

LONDON, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Silence Therapeutics plc (AIM: SLN) ("Silence" or the "Company") a leading global RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics company, announces today that its partner, Quark Pharmaceuticals, has received results from a prospective randomized Phase 2 trial, the DEGAS study.

SOUDERTON, Pennsylvania, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Almac Group and Exco InTouch announced today that Almac's Clinical Technologies business unit, the leading provider of IXRS(R) (Interactive Voice and Web Response) services relating to patient and drug supply management, has formed an exclusive integrated patient management alliance with Exco InTouch, an innovative firm specializing in patient recruitment, retention, compliance and ePRO services.

NEW YORK, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, June 27, 2011, Daniel Radcliffe will be honored by The Trevor Project with the Trevor Hero Award during "Trevor LIVE" at Capitale (130 Bowery, NY, NY).

SALT LAKE CITY, March 21, 2011/PRNewswire/ --AAPC Physician Services (www.aapcps.com), a revenue cycle management company, announced its 2011 webinar series.

RALEIGH, N.C., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (Nasdaq: BDSI) announced the issuance of a patent extending the exclusivity of the BioErodible MucoAdhesive (BEMA) drug delivery technology in Canada from 2017 to 2027.

Word of the Day
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.