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Monday, April 27, 2015

  • NASP and SmartBrief Partner on Specialty Pharmacy SmartBrief --- ALEXANDRIA, Va. and WASHINGTON, April 27, 2015
    Posted at 12:42 PM
    The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) and SmartBrief recently partnered to deliver a daily newsletter providing the specialty pharmacy industry with a snapshot of the top news in the industry. The purpose of this brief is to keep specialty pharmacies, pharmaceutical and biotechnology manufacturers, GPOs, distributors and other specialty pharmacy stakeholders engaged in and informed. This free resource will launch on April 27, 2015. "We are looking forward to the launch of our first news brief solely dedicated to the ... read more
  • Posted at 12:42 PM
    TMC, Systemwide Media and PKE Consulting announced that Google Group Product Manager Serge Lachapelle will keynote WebRTC Conference & Expo, May 12-14, 2015, at the JW Marriott Marquis in Miami, Florida. WebRTC Conference & Expo will bring together Web-Based Real-Time Communications (WebRTC) architects, enablers and ... read more
  • Posted at 12:41 PM
    As we age, there are certain effects on the body that none of us can avoid. Many of these changes are easy enough to embrace, and don't necessarily have to result in a change in lifestyle, while others don't have to be accepted at all. Some effects of aging can be successfully managed or even reversed entirely. A full, bright smile is one feature that many of us assume must be lost over time as a natural result of the ... read more
  • Posted at 12:34 PM
    SAN CARLOS, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/27/15 -- Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), the largest pure-play security vendor globally, today announced that it is positioned as a Leader in the 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls. Check Point has been positioned as a Leader in Enterprise Network Firewalls since 1997. "The Leaders quadrant contains vendors that build products that fulfill enterprise requirements. These requirements include a wide range of models, support for virtualization and virtual LANs, ... read more
  • Posted at 12:32 PM
    Numerous Zofran birth defects lawsuits ( now pending in courts around the U.S. have highlighted serious concerns surrounding the use of prescription medications during pregnancy, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), fewer than 10% of medications currently on the market have enough information to determine their safety for use in pregnancy. Yet 9 out of 10 expectant mothers in the U.S. take at least one medication during their pregnancy, while 7 out of ... read more
  • Posted at 12:31 PM
    Time Warner Cable today announced that all calls placed by its Home Phone and Business Services customers to landline and mobile numbers in Nepal will be free through May 25, 2015, and is retroactive for all calls placed since April 25. ... read more
  • Posted at 12:30 PM
    TECT has announced the appointment of John McGara as the new general manager of TECT Power Santa Fe Springs. In this role, McGara will provide site leadership which includes all operating activity at the site. TECT Power also has locations in Cleveland, OH, Thomasville, GA., Utica, N.Y., and Wichita, KS. McGara will be responsible for ensuring that TECT Power's aggressive growth targets are reached. He will also focus on aligning the strength of operations and helping hone the company's ability to ... read more
  • Posted at 12:30 PM
    NEW YORK, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have discovered that mitochondria, the major energy source for most cells, also play an important role in stem cell development -- a purpose notably distinct from the tiny organelle's traditional job as the cell's main source of the adenosine triphosphate (ATP) energy needed for routine cell metabolism. Specifically, the NYU Langone team found that blocking the action of the mitochondrial ATP synthase enzyme stalled egg ... read more
  • Posted at 12:27 PM
    A new microneedle patch being developed by the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) could make it easier to vaccinate people against measles and other vaccine-preventable diseases. The microneedle patch is designed to be administered by minimally trained workers and to simplify storage, distribution, and disposal compared with conventional vaccines. The microneedle patch under development measures about a square centimeter and is administered with the press of a thumb. The underside of the patch is ... read more
  • Posted at 12:16 PM
    Shareholder rights law firm Robbins Arroyo LLP announces that an investor of Cellular Biomedicine Group, Inc. (NASDAQGM: CBMG) has filed a federal securities fraud class action complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. The complaint alleges that the company and certain of its officers and directors violated the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 between June 18, 2014 and April 7, 2015. Cellular Biomedicine develops treatments for cancerous and degenerative diseases in Greater China. ... read more
  • Posted at 12:14 PM
    Ortho Clinical Diagnostics today announced the appointments of accomplished industry veterans Carl Hull, Ron Labrum, Thomas Mac Mahon and José (Joe) E. Almeida as independent members of the Board of Directors of the Company’s parent, Ortho-Clinical Bermuda Co. Ltd. OCD became a stand-alone company in July ... read more
  • Posted at 12:10 PM
    BETHLEHEM, PA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/27/15 -- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun), the market leader in Regional Anesthesia (RA) announced today that it has launched B-Smart™, an injection pressure monitor for peripheral nerve blocks (PNBs) in the U.S., through an agreement with Concert Medical, LLC. B-Smart is the first and only disposable manometer for objective monitoring of injection pressure during administration of PNBs. Before B-Smart, documentation of the resistance was merely subjective and relied on the "learned feel" and experience ... read more
  • Posted at 12:10 PM
    Empathetics, Inc., an empathy and communications training firm that provides CME/CE-accredited web-based courses primarily to the healthcare sector, announced today that it has closed a $1.5 million round of financing led by GDN Holdings, LLC and Key Venture Partners, LLC. The funding will be used to expand the company's sales and business development resources in order to effectively implement essential web-based empathy and communications training at hospitals, health plans, and medical malpractice companies. The funding will also be used to ... read more
  • Posted at 12:05 PM
    Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) reaffirms its commitment to sustainable growth and environmental performance with the release of a report that demonstrates success in achieving a smaller environmental footprint, more effective supplier partnerships and enhanced ethical conduct controls. The report highlights the corporation's efforts in 2014 to promote sustainability throughout its operations, including implementing its Sustainability Management Plan, a comprehensive set of sustainability commitments and metrics. "Over the past several years our scientists and engineers have successfully applied their expertise to reduce ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 PM
    SILICON SLOPES, UT--(Marketwired - April 27, 2015) -, the leading cloud-based sales acceleration technology company, was recognized earlier this month by the American Association of Inside Sales Professionals (AA-ISP) as the SaaS Provider of the Year for the fifth consecutive year. In addition, CEO Dave Elkington, President Ken Krogue and President of Worldwide Sales & Chief Customer Officer Jim Steele were named to the association's list of the Top 25 Most Influential Inside ... read more
  • Posted at 11:59 AM
    Assisi Animal Health is the creator of the Assisi Loop(TM), a non-pharmaceutical and anti-inflammatory device (NPAID). Veterinarians can use the Loop to heal chronic wounds and reduce the need for NSAIDS like aspirin for dogs, horses or cats. Photo - Assisi Animal Health keeps pet owners up to date on recent veterinary research. A new study suggests that playing music when cats undergo surgery helps soothe and relax them. Assisi Animal Health investigates how researchers conducted the study and ... read more
  • Posted at 11:54 AM
    To help those affected by the devastating earthquake in Nepal, today Facebook launched a Donate feature to raise funds for International Medical Corps' emergency response efforts for the significant humanitarian needs following the disaster. International Medical Corps' response teams are on the ground in Nepal working to deliver lifesaving medicines and supplies, coordinating with local and international partners and conducting assessments near the epicenter of the quake. The organization is also deploying additional staff and resources to support relief efforts and ... read more
  • Posted at 11:49 AM
    Proxibid (, the most trusted online Marketplace for buying and selling highly valued items, today announced it has entered into an agreement with HMR Auction (, the Philippines’ largest full-service auction and valuation company, whereby HMR Auction will bring its ... read more
  • Posted at 11:48 AM
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  • Posted at 11:43 AM
    Today Burgiss, a global provider of investment decision support tools for the private capital market, announces that the Burgiss Manager Universe has been updated through the fourth quarter of 2014 (Q4 2014). Burgiss Manager Universe has grown to include over 6,100 private capital funds representing $4.2 trillion in committed capital. The Burgiss Manager Universe is an essential resource for investors to analyze investment behavior, return characteristics, and funding and distribution patterns across the full range of private capital strategies. It ... read more