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2009-05-04 13:55:00

Breakthrough Software Taps Into Electronic Medical Records; Patient Privacy is Protected NEW YORK, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clinical research studies at Montefiore Medical Center used to take months, required a committee of physicians and data experts and involved an elaborate research review process.

2009-04-02 08:00:00

However, Most Surveyed MCOs Say They Will Not Provide Reimbursement for Xarelto if its Only Advantage in Stroke Prevention is Greater Convenience, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, for prevention of stroke, surveyed cardiologists estimate they will prescribe Bayer/Johnson & Johnson's Xarelto to 36 percent...

2009-01-01 15:42:40

The FDA posted a letter to its Web site on Wednesday from Celgene Corp warning users of blood-clot busting drug Innohep that new findings suggest the drug may lead to death in the elderly.

2008-12-22 11:36:24

The cause of an outbreak of severe adverse reactions that occurred at hemodialysis facilities across the country early this year has been identified.

2008-12-16 10:37:29

Actor Dennis Quaid has agreed to a $750,000 settlement in his case against the Los Angeles hospital that accidentally overdosed his newborn twins with Heparin.

2008-11-19 22:54:24

University of Michigan researchers say they have demonstrated a simple, inexpensive method of detecting contaminants in the blood-thinning drug heparin.

2008-11-18 13:50:00

The blood-thinning drug heparin is highly effective when used to prevent and treat blood clots in veins, arteries and lungs, but earlier this year its reputation as a lifesaver was sullied when contaminated heparin products caused serious allergic reactions that led to a large number of deaths.

2008-11-07 06:00:03

By Elizabeth Weise Frustrated after twice asking a Cincinnati-based manufacturer of medical products to recall contaminated heparin, the Food and Drug Administration took the rare step Thursday of sending U.S. marshals to seize 11 lots of the blood-thinning drug.

2008-11-06 16:40:00

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the Thursday seizure of 11 lots of contaminated heparin from Celsus Laboratories Inc. in Cincinnati.

2008-10-15 03:00:22

Regado Biosciences has completed enrollment in the Phase IIa clinical study of its REG1 anticoagulation system in patients undergoing elective percutaneous coronary intervention.

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