Health News Archive - May 02, 2011

PLYMOUTH, Mich., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Esperion Therapeutics, a privately held biotechnology company working to discover, develop and commercialize treatments for cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, today announced the results from a Phase 1 study and four preclinical studies for ETC-1002 at the Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology 2011 Scientific Sessions in Chicago.

SEATTLE, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of National Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Avvo (www.avvo.com), the world's largest online ratings directory for doctors and lawyers, announced that it will donate $5 to the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) for every doctor reviewed on its site over the month.

JERSEY CITY, N.J., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aoxing Pharmaceutical (NYSE Amex: AXN) ("Aoxing Pharma"), a specialty pharmaceutical company focusing on research, development, manufacturing and distribution of narcotic and pain-management products, announced that its operating subsidiary in China, Hebei Aoxing Pharmaceutical Group Company, has been granted a patent by the State Intellectual Property Office of The People's Republic of China for naloxone sublingual film.

CLEVELAND, Ohio, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Simbionix USA Corporation, the world's leading provider of medical education and simulation training products for medical professionals and the healthcare industry, is pleased to announce its new training simulator for pelvic floor repair, to be exhibited for the first time at the ACOG 59th Annual Clinical Meeting in Washington, DC, April 30- May 4, 2011. The revolutionary Pelvic Mentor(TM) is an integrated hybrid system, combining a plastic mannequin with a computerized 3D virtual system.

WILMINGTON, Delaware, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians across United States can now breathe easy and relax about their Medical billing requirements.

JUPITER, Fla. and WAGENINGEN, Netherlands, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dyadic International, Inc.

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Divine Skin Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DSKX) announced an explosion in salon distribution of its DS Laboratories line for hair and skin. The company signed agreements with four major distributors serving 26,000 salons across the United States.

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: REGN) will webcast its presentation at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2011 Health Care Conference on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 9:20 a.m. Pacific Time (12:20 p.m. Eastern Time).

ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE Amex: PIP) announced today that closing arguments in its breach of contract action against SIGA Technologies were held on Friday, April 29, 2011 in the Delaware Court of Chancery.

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