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Roche announces implementation plans for its Operational Excellence Program

Roche announces implementation plans for its Operational Excellence Program Measures aim to strengthen innovation and ensure sustained success in a fast changing market environment The Operational

SDI Reports: 150 Pharmaceutical Brands New to ePromotion in 2010

Prolia Leads ePromotion Activities Among New Entrants PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SDI reports that more than 150 drugs were marketed using online details and events for the first time in

Lupus Foundation of America Commends FDA Committee Decision

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Arthritis Advisory Committee voted overwhelmingly (13 to 2) to recommend BENLYSTA® for approval

LabCorp Prices $325 Million in 3.125% Senior Notes Due 2016 and $600 Million in 4.625% Senior Notes Due 2020

BURLINGTON, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp) (NYSE: LH) announced today that it has priced its offering of $925 million in senior notes. The offering

Call for Applications: The Amgen Award for Science Teaching Excellence

34 Outstanding Teachers Will Be Recognized in Communities Where Amgen OperatesTHOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) today announced that it now invites

Chimerix's PIM Conjugate Technology Reduces Risk of Nephrotoxicity for CMX001 and CMX157

Preclinical Data Presented At Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress 2010NEW ORLEANS, and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists from Chimerix, Inc. today presented in

First-Line Use of Abilify Has More Than Doubled Over the Past Year for the Treatment of Newly-Diagnosed Patients in Bipolar Diso

Physicians Expect Use of Seroquel XR and Abilify to Increase Over the Next Two Years, According to a New Report from Decision ResourcesBURLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision

Abbott Named One of America's Most Generous Companies, Sets Company Records for Employee Giving

Four Out of Every Five Abbott Employees Donate to Charities in 2010 - More Than Twice the Rate Typically Seen at Other CompaniesABBOTT PARK, Ill., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) has

Mortality Data Presented for Patients Treated with Efient®/Effient® (Prasugrel) Who Underwent Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Su

CHICAGO, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New results from an observational substudy from TRITON–TIMI 38 presented today at the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions annual

Mortality Data Presented for Patients Treated with Effient® Who Underwent Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

CHICAGO, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New results from an observational substudy from TRITON–TIMI 38 presented today at the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions annual

LabCorp Announces Proposed Sale of up to $925 Million of Senior Notes

BURLINGTON, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp) (NYSE: LH) announced today that it plans to offer, subject to market and other conditions, senior notes in an

Pfizer Launches New Advil® Congestion Relief and Offers 100 Holiday Shoppers Literal Decongestion From Black Friday Crowds

Survey Reports Nearly 70 Percent of People Avoid Crowded Areas During the Holidays(1)MADISON, N.J., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- From crowded malls to stuffy noses, consumers are in need of relief,

Aetna and the Long Island Health Network Reach New Network Agreement

-- All LIHN hospitals and facilities will be participating for members in all Aetna plans -- UNIONDALE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Aetna (NYSE: AET and the Long Island Health Network (LIHN), a

Dalton and Lonza Announce Co-operation to Provide Contract Chemistry Services and Manufacturing

Dalton and Lonza Announce Co-operation to Provide Contract Chemistry Services and Manufacturing TORONTO and BASEL, Switzerland, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Dalton Pharma Services and Lonza jointly

Stem Cell Patch May Result in Improved Function Following Heart Attack

CINCINNATI-University of Cincinnati researchers have found that applying a stem cell-infused patch together with overexpression of a specific cell instruction molecule promoted cell migration to

Pfizer Launches Global Centers for Therapeutic Innovation, a Network of Research Partnerships, With University of California, Sa

Anthony J. Coyle, Ph.D. Will Head the Network that Aims to Accelerate and Transform Drug Discovery and DevelopmentNEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today announced the

MedImmune Focused on Revolutionizing Cancer Care

Researchers present new non-clinical and clinical data at leading medical congressesGAITHERSBURG, Md., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, MedImmune announced that researchers will present data from

Prescription Solutions Goes Mobile With Enhanced Website and Prescription Reminder Text Messaging Service

Mobile-Friendly Version of Website Allows On-the-Go Access to Prescription Information Convenient Text Message Reminds Members to Take, Refill or Transfer Their Prescriptions IRVINE, Calif.--(

U.S. Pharma Packaging Market to Grow 5.5% Annually Through 2014

MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of Freedonia Group Inc's new report "Pharmaceutical Packaging" to their collection of Pharmaceuticals market reports. For more information, visit

Canterbury Health Laboratories (NZ) Adopts NimbleGen Microarray Cytogenetics Solution for Mental Retardation Research

MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Roche NimbleGen (SWX:RO) (SWX:ROG) (Pink Sheets: RHHBY) today announced that one of New Zealand’s largest medical laboratories has adopted the NimbleGen CGX