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2010-03-08 15:07:00

ATLANTA, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, Health & Development International (HDI) announced the results of its Rapid Maternal Mortality and Obstetric Fistula Prevention Project today, in advance of its second hosted global meeting on this topic to be held at The Carter Center in Atlanta on March 9 and 10. This is the world's first pilot project devoted to the rapid prevention of obstetric fistula in women.

2009-11-23 09:10:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Proteon Therapeutics, Inc., has initiated a Phase 1/2 human clinical study of its lead product, PRT-201, in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients undergoing surgery for arteriovenous graft (AVG) creation.

2009-11-11 11:53:00

MADRID, November 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellerix, a product-focused biopharmaceutical company which develops innovative medicines based on cell therapy, today announced the successful first closing of its financing round, raising EUR27 million.

2009-09-15 12:31:00

DENVER, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc.

2009-08-19 14:18:00

DENVER, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc.

2009-08-12 11:31:36

Hormonal changes during pregnancy increase the lithogenicity of bile and impair gallbladder emptying, which create a favorable environment for gallstone formation. Choledocholithiasis and consequent complications such as pancreatitis and cholangitis are potentially fatal diseases for the mother and fetus.

2009-07-06 07:10:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First-time mom Brandi Phare thought she was all alone when she began suffering postpartum ailments.

2009-05-28 06:00:00

Proteon also receives orphan drug designation for its lead product candidate, PRT-201 WALTHAM, Mass., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Proteon Therapeutics, Inc., announced today that it has completed a second closing of its Series B equity financing, securing an additional $12 million and increasing the total equity capital raised in this round to $50 million.

2009-05-01 08:56:02

After surgery to remove the head of the pancreas, invagination of the pancreas into the small intestine resulted in a lower rate of pancreatic fistula, according to researchers at the Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary and Related Cancer Center.

2009-04-13 15:48:00

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The cost to Medicare for managing chronic kidney disease (CKD) is high; however, IPRO is urging health care providers in New York to work together to both improve patient care and reduce costly complications from the disease.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'