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2014-10-20 08:31:15

Patent Provides Coverage for Lpath's Anti-S1P Antibody in Europe SAN DIEGO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lpath, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPTN), the industry leader in bioactive lipid-targeted therapeutics, received official notification from the European Patent Office that the company has been granted another key patent supporting its iSONEP(TM) and ASONEP(TM) programs. This newly issued patent, European patent No. 2087002, claims compositions of matter related to sonepcizumab, the drug...

2014-10-20 08:31:13

It's Now Easier and Faster for Health Care Providers to Integrate Patient Sleep and Respiratory Data into Their Software Systems SAN DIEGO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ResMed (NYSE:RMD) today announced the availability of the ResMed Data Exchange program, a comprehensive suite of software and service solutions for home medical equipment (HME) and other health care providers. ResMed Data Exchange offers timely, secure access to critical patient information. It integrates valuable sleep and...

2014-10-20 08:31:12

BUENA, N.J., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IGI Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE MKT: IG), a New Jersey based specialty generic pharmaceutical company, announced the Company will hold a conference call at 4:15 pm ET on Thursday, October 23, 2014 to discuss the 3rd quarter 2014 results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130827/MM70487LOGO The Company invites you to listen to the call by dialing 1-888-346-3479. International participants should call 1-412-902-4260. Canadian participants...

2014-10-20 08:31:08

Contrave is now available by prescription, and Contrave patients also have access to the Scale Down program and Direct Save to help support their complete approach to weight management DEERFIELD, Ill. and OSAKA, Japan, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited ("Takeda"), its wholly-owned subsidiary Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. and Orexigen(®) Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX) jointly announced today that Contrave(®) (naltrexone HCI and bupropion HCI)...

2014-10-20 08:31:04

Made to cover hollow eye sockets, flexible custom masks provide more affordable, fast- production alternative to traditional prosthetics CHICAGO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers have developed a fast and inexpensive way to make facial prostheses for eye cancer patients using facial scanning software and 3-D printing, according to findings released today at AAO 2014, the 118(th) annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Their novel process can...

2014-10-20 08:31:01

Nepal study shows tablet-based test could lead to earlier intervention and improved eye health outcomes in low-resource communities CHICAGO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Using a tablet screening app could prove to be an effective method to aid in the effort to reduce the incidence of avoidable blindness in populations at high-risk for glaucoma with limited access to health care, according to a study released today at AAO 2014, the 118(th) annual meeting of the American...

2014-10-20 08:30:59

TSX-V: MOB.UN TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - NorthWest International Healthcare Properties REIT (the "REIT") announced today that it has declared a distribution of $0.018333 per trust unit (TSX-V: MOB.UN) for the month of October 2014. Based on the closing price of the REIT's trust unit as Friday, October 17, 2014 of $2.15 per unit, this distribution represents an annualized yield of 10.2%. The distribution will be paid on November 17, 2014 to unitholders of record as at October...

2014-10-20 08:30:57

MEQUON, Wis., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the ongoing implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the expansion of access to quality healthcare for millions, the healthcare ecosystem -- including payers, managed care organizations, and healthcare delivery systems -- are feeling the pressure to re-strategize and organize themselves around increases in membership and market opportunity. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141017/152919LOGO For a local family of companies...

2014-10-20 08:30:55

DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Triangle Business Journal Honors Michael Rosenberg, MD, MPH http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141020/153002 Health Decisions, the full-service CRO of choice for forward-looking biopharma and medical device companies, today announced that Triangle Business Journal has named Health Decisions' CEO, founder and technology visionary Michael Rosenberg, MD, MPH, CIO of the Year for 2014. Triangle Business Journal Publisher Bryan...

2014-10-20 08:30:51

BOSTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Indianapolis interventional medical device maker NICO Corporation and Toronto-based 3D visualization leader Synaptive Medical announced today at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting that they have joined forces to integrate their innovative technologies for brain surgery. The collaboration is the first of its kind and will make a powerful combination to improve patient outcomes. NICO's BrainPath® interventional access technology...


Latest Health Medical Pharma Reference Libraries

Damara Sheep
2014-09-25 08:50:59

The Damara sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated Egypt and Eastern Asia and eventually moved to the areas that are now Angola and Namibia. The breed became isolated in Namibia and southern Angola, where it remained free from the influence of other breeds for many years. It was named after the regions where it is known to have originated, which was once known as Gross Damaraland. The Damara sheep is a fat-tailed breed that can be black, brown, white, or black and white pied in...

British Milksheep
2014-09-22 07:50:24

The Bristish milksheep, previously known as the Alderbred, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in the Northumberland region of England. Although the exact origin of the breed is unknown, it is known to have been derived from flocks of the Eastrip Prolific, Dorset Horn, and Bluefaced Leicester breeds. Selective breeding was used to enhance productivity using breeds like the East Friesian and Texel, but this breeding did not focus on a uniform appearance. Later, the British...

Belgian Landrace
2014-08-27 09:35:46

The Belgian landrace, also known as the Belgian lop-eared, Belgian improved landrace, or the improved Belgian, is a breed of domestic pig that can be found in northern areas of Belgium. It was developed when English pigs were imported into Belgium, after which time they were improved upon until 1930, when they were bred with German landrace pigs. The resulting breed was crossbred with Dutch landrace pigs in 1945 and later other breeds including those from Germany and Luxemburg. This breed...

British Friesian Cattle
2014-07-12 11:44:10

The British Friesian is a breed of cattle from the United Kingdom. The modern British Friesian dominated the dairy cattle population from the 1950s through the 1980s. Stock as well as semen were exported during this time throughout the world. The original Friesian breed was imported to ports of England and Scotland during the 1800s until it was stopped in 1892 when a threat of foot and mouth disease became a concern. By the end of 1912 there were 1,000 bulls and 6,000 cows registered in...

Blue Gray Cattle
2014-07-12 10:27:38

The Blue Grey is a breed of beef cattle that is popular in Scotland and north of England. It was developed by crossing a white bred shorthorn and Black Galloway cows. The color of the Blue Grey is roan blue. However, roan coloration is not a dominant color gene and the color does not always hold true. Only about half of the calves born to two true blue roan cattle will be blue roan, the rest will be either solid white or solid black. Blue roan is only consistent in the first generation of...

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