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Mycoplasma Pneumoniae Monoclonal Antibodies

March 17, 2015 10:58 am | by ViroStat Inc | Product Releases | Comments

Mycoplasma pneumoniae is a parasitic pathogen of the human respiratory tract. This bacteria lacks a cell wall and thus many antibiotics that inhibit cell wall synthesis are ineffective as treatment. M. pneumoniae causes atypical pneumonia and effects children and young adults most commonly. The organism adheres to respiratory epithelial cells via several adhesions.

Aluminum Topped Programmable Hot Plate

March 17, 2015 10:30 am | by Torrey Pines Scientific | Product Releases | Comments

The EchoTherm™ Model HP61A Programmable Hot Plate features a 12” x 12” milled-flat cast aluminum heater top. Applications include wafer processing and annealing, polymer engineering, baking photo resists, wax and glue heating and bonding, micro fabrication and encapsulation, surface mount soldering, and heating directly on the heater surface.

Chip Technology Provides Rapid and Sensitive Quantitation of Small Molecules

March 17, 2015 9:58 am | by Protea Bioscience | Product Releases | Comments

The chip is designed to be used for mass spectrometric analysis on MALDI platforms without the need for matrix.


Phase III Study with IMBRUVICA Combination Demonstrates Significant Delay in Disease Progression

March 17, 2015 8:45 am | News | Comments

Janssen has announced that a pre-planned interim analysis of the Phase 3 HELIOS study investigating the combination of IMBRUVICA plus bendamustine and rituximab (BR) versus placebo plus BR in patients with relapsed or refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia or small lymphocytic lymphoma, showed the trial has met its primary endpoint.


Catalent Announces New Organization to Speed New Products to Market

March 17, 2015 8:38 am | News | Comments

Catalent Pharma Solutions has announced that Sharon Johnson, Senior Vice President, Global Quality & Regulatory Affairs, is to head up Catalent’s newly formed Quality, Product Development & Regulatory Affairs organization.


Galapagos Regains Rights to GLPG1690, Ends Alliance with Janssen

March 17, 2015 8:29 am | News | Comments

Galapagos NV has announced that Janssen Pharmaceutica NV and Galapagos have mutually agreed to terminate the inflammation alliance and option agreements between the companies.


Medical Waste Found in Arkansas River in Eastern Oklahoma

March 17, 2015 8:24 am | News | Comments

The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality says medical waste including used vials and syringes has been found in the Arkansas River in eastern Oklahoma.


American Who Contracted Ebola Now in Critical Condition

March 17, 2015 8:21 am | by BRETT ZONGKER, Associated Press | News | Comments

An American health care worker who contracted Ebola while volunteering in a Sierra Leone treatment unit has been downgraded to critical condition at the National Institutes of Health, doctors said Monday.


Obama Administration: 16.4M Have Gained Health Insurance

March 17, 2015 8:15 am | by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press; JULIE PACE, Associated Press | News | Comments

More than 16 million Americans have gained coverage since President Barack Obama's health care law took effect five years ago, the administration said Monday. But measuring a different way, an independent expert who took into account insurance losses during some of those years had a much lower estimate: 9.7 million.


Actavis Receives FDA Approval for VIIBRYD

March 17, 2015 8:10 am | News | Comments

Actavis announced that the FDA has approved a lower therapeutic dose of VIIBRYD (vilazodone HCl) (20mg) to accompany the 40 mg daily therapeutic dose.


Indiana Medicaid Recovers $126,000 in Lawsuit Settlement

March 17, 2015 8:05 am | News | Comments

Indiana's Medicaid program will receive more than $126,000 from a drug manufacturer that filed false claims to Medicaid and other federally funded health care programs.


UK, Drugmakers Establish $100M Alzheimer's Venture Fund

March 17, 2015 8:02 am | by LINDA A. JOHNSON, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Major drugmakers, the British government and a top Alzheimer's research charity are pooling more than $100 million to create a global fund to accelerate efforts to find a treatment or even a cure for the mind-robbing disease within a decade.


EPA, FDA Sign Data Sharing Agreement

March 17, 2015 7:56 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The Environmental Protection Agency and the Food and Drug Administration signed an agreement to share data relating to pesticides and toxic substances, the agencies announced Monday.


Discharge System with Electronic Pressure Control

March 16, 2015 11:12 am | by Charles Ross & Son Co. | Charles Ross & Son Co. | Product Releases | Comments

Discharge System with Electronic Pressure Control is used in conjunction with Ross Planetary Mixers and Multi-Shaft Mixers designed for processing high viscosity applications. After the mixing cycle, the vessel is simply rolled over to the Discharge System which is programmed to maintain a desired platen pressure.

Valeant Boosts Offer for Salix Pharma to About $11.11B

March 16, 2015 8:29 am | News | Comments

Valeant is raising its offer for Salix Pharmaceuticals to about $11.11 billion, heating up a bidding fight for the company.



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