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Reducing Risk Of Breast Cancer With Promising New Drug Treatment
2013-12-12 10:25:15

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online There is good news for postmenopausal women who are at high risk for developing breast cancer. According to a new study, taking the drug anastrozole for five years reduced the likelihood of developing the disease by 53 percent when compared with women who took a placebo. Approximately 80 percent of women in the United States who are diagnosed with breast cancer have tumors that contain high levels of hormone receptors. These...

2013-12-12 08:31:26

NEW YORK, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Genpact Limited (NYSE: G), a global leader in transforming and running business processes and operations, today announced a multi-year contract extension for its global finance and accounting (F&A) services agreement with leading pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120501/NY98560LOGO ) The AstraZeneca-Genpact relationship launched in 2009. Through its unique Smart Enterprise Processes (SEP(SM))...

2013-12-11 08:33:26

CHICAGO, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks Equity Research highlights Conn's (Nasdaq:CONN-Free Report) as the Bull of the Day and Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT-Free Report) as the Bear of the Day. In addition, Zacks Equity Research provides analysis on the Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY-Free Report), Novartis (NYSE:NVS-Free Report) and AstraZeneca (NYSE:AZN-Free Report). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO) Here is a synopsis of all five stocks:...

2013-12-06 00:21:08

BASEL, Switzerland, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta today announced the launch of two new products for sugar cane under the company's exclusive PLENE(®) brand. Plene Evolve(®) and Plene PB will help growers increase yields and plant quality by providing healthy young plants with an assurance of genetic purity, vigor and traceability. In order to maintain productivity, sugar cane producers need to replant cane every five years. Currently most growers use large volumes of...

2013-12-05 23:04:28

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Drug Delivery Partnering Terms and Agreements. London (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 The Drug Delivery Partnering Terms and Agreements report provides comprehensive understanding and unprecedented access to the drug delivery partnering deals and agreements entered into by the worlds leading healthcare companies. The report provides a detailed understanding and analysis of how and why companies enter drug delivery partnering deals....

2013-12-05 08:29:22

SOCRATES compares ticagrelor versus aspirin for the prevention of major vascular events in patients with acute ischaemic stroke or transient ischaemic attack THEMIS compares ticagrelor versus placebo for the long-term prevention of major vascular events in patients with Type 2 diabetes at high cardiovascular risk MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - AstraZeneca has announced plans to conduct two new Phase IIIb clinical studies as part of PARTHENON, the company's largest...

2013-12-04 12:27:21

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Health and public and private partners will be offering free flu clinics throughout Pennsylvania during National Influenza Vaccination Week, Dec. 8-14, a week dedicated to advising people that it isn't too late to get the flu vaccine. "As families prepare to get together for the holidays, it's a perfect time to remind people of the importance of getting vaccinated," Secretary of Health Michael...

2013-12-04 00:21:25

BASEL, Switzerland, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Syngenta is today hosting a strategic crop update in Brazil for analysts and investors with a focus on Soybean, Specialty crops and Sugar cane. The combined sales potential of these three crops globally is around $10 billion in 2020. Soybean is the most efficient source of protein and is widely used as animal feed as well as for human consumption, biodiesel and industrial uses. Demand is growing strongly due to population growth and...

2013-12-03 16:24:36

DUBLIN, December 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xjr8j8/agricultural) has announced the addition of the "Agricultural Biotechnology - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xjr8j8/agricultural ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Agricultural Biotechnology...

2013-12-03 12:26:54

Navigator program brings team approach to meeting patient needs, reducing rehospitalization WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With increased penalties in effect for hospitals with excessive readmissions for heart attack and heart failure, the American College of Cardiology is launching a program that applies a team approach to keeping patients at home and healthy after discharge. The ACC created the Patient Navigator Program to support a team of caregivers at selected...