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2009-10-27 06:22:00

ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A new choice in healthcare is coming to residents of Chicago's suburbs. Santiago A. Candocia, M.D. and Richard Stern, M.D., of Winnetka and Stewart Segal, M.D. of Lake Zurich, are now part of the growing number of physicians across the nation to offer a new healthcare option to patients: the hybrid model of concierge care. Now available in 14 states, including Illinois, the hybrid model gives patients a choice of a concierge-style practice...

2009-08-11 19:00:00

HONG KONG and LAKE ZURICH, Ill., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Fenwal, Inc. of Lake Zurich, Illinois, and Golden Meditech (stock code: 801.HK) of Hong Kong, announced today they have agreed to form a joint venture in China to focus on blood collection and transfusion products for the fast- growing Chinese medical market. The transaction is expected to be completed in early 2010, subject to the signing of a definitive agreement and other customary company and regulatory...

2009-07-14 11:04:00

LAKE ZURICH, Ill., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Fenwal Inc., a global medical technology company focused on improving blood collection, separation, safety and availability, announced today it has signed a five-year exclusive worldwide agreement with Verax Biomedical Incorporated to market, sell and distribute Verax's unique PanGenera(R) Detection (PGD) technology, a rapid diagnostic test used to detect bacterial contaminants in donated blood platelets. The Verax PGD(R) test is the only rapid...

2009-06-23 15:47:00

Published study shows young donors experience a lower rate of adverse reactions on automated 2-unit red cell collection systems LAKE ZURICH, Ill., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Fenwal Inc. announced today it is hosting a live, online lecture by Richard J. Benjamin, M.D., Ph.D., chief medical officer of the American Red Cross, who will review the published study, "The relative safety of automated two-unit red cell procedures and manual whole blood collection in young donors." Dr. Benjamin is the...

2009-06-04 10:12:00

Company plans appeal and uninterrupted supply for customers LAKE ZURICH, Ill., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Fenwal Inc., a global leader focused on improving blood collection, safety and availability for patient care, said it will appeal the decision by a Boston court in a patent lawsuit brought by Haemonetics Corporation in 2005. Fenwal believes it has strong grounds for a successful appeal. In conjunction with this litigation, Judge Nathaniel M. Gorton of the United States District Court for...

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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.