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2014-08-21 12:29:13

Project Seeks to Provide Better Post-Fracture Care and Reduce the Two Million Broken Bones Caused By Osteoporosis Each Year PITTSBURGH, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CECity.com, Inc. (CECity), National Bone Health Alliance (NBHA), and National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) - the Bone Health Collaborative - announced today the selection of several key organizations for the Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) Demonstration Project. These organizations include three leading academic medical...

2014-08-18 12:24:02

CHICAGO, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for MNST, TASR, PBR, LNG and MRK. To see what our analysts have discovered about a particular stock, read the InvestorsObserver's PriceWatch Alert by selecting the corresponding link. (Note: You may have to copy this link into your browser then press the [ENTER] key.) MNST: http://www.investorsobserver.com/pr/81720140/MNST TASR: http://www.investorsobserver.com/pr/81720140/TASR PBR:...

2014-08-18 08:29:18

Rebecca Hoppy is Managing Director NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeffrey L. Sturchio, PhD, has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Rabin Martin, an innovative global health consulting firm working with clients at the intersection of business, philanthropy, policy and public health to solve some of the world's largest health challenges. The firm provides the world's leading corporations, foundations, NGOs, governments and multilateral organizations -...

2014-08-15 08:24:44

Culinary Expert Visits San Antonio on August 16 to Help Educate At-Risk Population About Ingredients for Successful Blood Sugar Management WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, is teaming with celebrity chef and cookbook author Leticia Moreinos Schwartz on Desafiando La Diabetes: Logra Tus Metas, an educational program encouraging Hispanics with type 2 diabetes to achieve better control of their...

2014-08-14 08:29:59

Merkerson Visits Dallas, Texas on August 14 With America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals Program WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, and actress S. Epatha Merkerson are bringing the America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals program to Dallas, Texas to encourage African Americans with type 2 diabetes to know their A1C--their average blood sugar level over the past two to three...

2014-08-06 16:27:17

NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenneth Frazier, chief executive officer of Merck, has been named Corporate Executive of the Year in the annual BLACK ENTERPRISE Corporate Leadership issue, its July-August issue. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110627/NY26810LOGO Since joining Merck in 1992, Frazier has held a broad range of management positions. Since taking the helm as CEO in 2011, Frazier and his management team have been responsible for increasing shareholder value,...

2014-08-06 08:32:38

BOSTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRX) today announced that Lil' Drug Store Products exercised its option to purchase the Intellectual Property Rights and Technology related to Legatrin P.M. Columbia licensed this product to Lil' Drug Store Products approximately fourteen years ago and has received annual royalties. Based on a predetermined formula, Columbia will receive approximately $2.2 million for the sale. "Columbia has a long history of...

2014-07-30 08:33:01

Primary efficacy endpoints met in all nine new trials of investigational PCSK9 inhibitor TARRYTOWN, N.Y. and PARIS, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) and Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) today announced that nine new Phase 3 ODYSSEY trials of alirocumab in people with hypercholesterolemia met their primary efficacy endpoint of a greater percent reduction from baseline in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) at 24 weeks compared to placebo...

2014-07-30 08:32:55

- Primary efficacy endpoints met in all nine new trials of investigational PCSK9 inhibitor - PARIS and TARRYTOWN, N.Y., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that nine new Phase 3 ODYSSEY trials of alirocumab in people with hypercholesterolemia met their primary efficacy endpoint of a greater percent reduction from baseline in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) at 24 weeks compared to...

2014-07-30 08:25:08

- Reduces risk of sample contamination associated with filtration and membrane transfer BILLERICA, Mass., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EMD Millipore, the Life Science division of Merck KGaA of Darmstadt, Germany, has launched the EZ-Fit(TM) Filtration Unit, a ready-to-use, disposable filtration device for bioburden testing. The system is more efficient than traditional methods, resulting in increased reliability and streamlined workflows. The unit, which conforms to international standards...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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