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2013-02-19 04:23:08

CHANDLER, Ariz., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vomaris Innovations, Inc., a leading edge regenerative medicine company focusing on wound care with bioelectric technology, is pleased to announce the initiation of a new study with Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. The objective of the study, funded by the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, is the assessment of the clinical efficacy of a bioelectric dressing (Procellera®) in conjunction with...

2013-02-12 23:00:56

Dr. Cindy Asbjornsen of the Vein Healthcare Center in Maine explains how veins work within the circulatory system, as well as suggestions for those suffering from the symptoms of venous disease. South Portland, ME (PRWEB) February 12, 2013 For twenty-four hours a day, the human circulatory system is continuously moving oxygen-rich blood to every cell in the body. While the arterial side of the system is well understood, we are still learning about many issues within the venous system....

2013-02-12 08:31:34

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE MKT: CXM) announced today that the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) has granted its prestigious Seal of Approval to the Company's innovative Excellagen(®) advanced wound care product for its contributions to better foot health and mobility. Excellagen is a syringe-based, professional-use, pharmaceutically-formulated 2.6% fibrillar Type I bovine collagen gel that functions to activate the wound healing...

2013-02-01 12:23:24

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthpoint Biotherapeutics, a Smith & Nephew business (LSE: SN, NYSE: SNN), today announced the introduction of a Copay Assistance Program for patients who have been prescribed Collagenase SANTYL(®) Ointment and pay more than $50 out-of-pocket for their prescription. Under the program, eligible patients cover the first $50 and Healthpoint will pay up to the next $150 of out-of-pocket costs per prescription. The card can be used for as...

2013-01-14 02:29:31

ADDISON, Texas, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ULURU Inc. (OTCQB: ULUR) announced today the availability in the U.S. market of Altrazeal(®) in an innovative 0.75 gram blister pack. The development of this innovative packaging system was in response to requests from wound care practitioners. This packaging configuration overcomes the concerns expressed by users, including excessive waste of product, inability to see the product during application and unit cost for the treatment of small...

2013-01-10 05:02:15

Dr. Cindy Asbjornsen, founder of the Vein Healthcare Center in Maine, explains why patients with vein problems should seek help in the new year. South Portland, Maine (PRWEB) January 09, 2013 At the start of a new year, many people schedule visits to their family doctor, dentist and other physicians, but who should plan to visit a vein doctor, and why? According to vein specialist Dr. Cindy Asbjornsen of the Vein Healthcare Center, people often discount their bulging or uncomfortable veins...

2013-01-09 08:26:55

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CoDa Therapeutics, Inc. today announced positive results from a Phase 2b clinical trial of NEXAGON(®) in patients with chronic venous leg ulcers. NEXAGON(®) is an easy to administer, once-a-week, topical, drug candidate being developed for the treatment of chronic wounds. It is designed to increase the incidence of wound healing compared to existing therapeutic techniques, and to heal them much faster. The company believes these results support...

2013-01-08 08:29:54

ADDISON, Texas, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ULURU Inc. (OTCQB: ULUR) announced today the first shipment of the 0.75 gram blister pack to our Austrian marketing partner. The extensive clinical experience in Austria has established a significant platform from which to rapidly penetrate this market. Both clinical and economic benefits have been established in the use of Altrazeal(®) in patients with acute and chronic wounds. Commenting on the launch of Altrazeal(® )in Austria, Helmut...

2013-01-03 08:26:58

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE MKT: CXM) today announced a distribution agreement with Academy Medical, LLC to market, sell and distribute Excellagen to U.S. government medical providers, including the Veterans Administration (VA) healthcare system and military hospitals. Excellagen is FDA-cleared, to support advanced wound care in a broad range of dermal wounds. Academy Medical's initial focus will be to provide education and training on the use of...

2012-12-28 05:00:31

Dr. Cindy Asbjornsen, vein specialist and founder of the Vein Healthcare Center in Maine, offers tips on making the most of graduated compression therapy. South Portland, Maine (PRWEB) December 27, 2012 Venous disease– a condition that can include varicose veins, spider veins, or deep vein thrombosis– is one of the most common health problems in the U.S. According to Dr. Cindy Asbjornsen of the Vein Healthcare Center in Maine, there are several options for conservative treatment...