Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Business / Finance Stories - June 2011

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2011-06-30 Premature ejaculation treatment market to reach over $1.3 billion by 2017 0 None
2011-06-30 Lotus Tissue Repair to develop DEB protein replacement therapy with $26 million Series A financing 0 None
2011-06-30 Sorbent expands $36M Series B financing 0 None
2011-06-30 AEGEA completes $13.3M private equity financing 0 None
2011-06-30 Golden Meditech total turnover increases 15% to HK$328,066,000 for year ended 31 March, 2011 0 None
2011-06-30 Cell Therapeutics to sell $30 million of Preferred Stock and warrants in registered offering 0 None
2011-06-29 China Health first quarter gross revenues increase 52% to $6.759 million 0 None
2011-06-29 Exciton enters distribution agreement with Marathon Medical 0 None
2011-06-29 Cipher grants Vertical exclusive U.S. distribution rights to CIP-TRAMADOL ER 0 None
2011-06-29 Acetylon to advance ACY-1215 drug candidate with $27M Series B Preferred equity investment round of financing 0 None
2011-06-29 RxMD and GlycoRegImmune enter drug development collaboration 0 None
2011-06-29 A.P. Pharma enters into definitive agreements for $24M private placement of common stock and warrants 0 None
2011-06-29 DiagnoCure, Signal Genetics enter commercialization collaboration for Previstage GCC Colorectal Cancer Staging Test 0 None
2011-06-29 Amorfix fiscal 2011 net loss decreases to $3,330,437 0 None
2011-06-29 Hi-Tech Pharmacal pays $3.6M for rights to Atley's branded pain treatment products 0 None
2011-06-29 Medivir, Meda renegotiate agreement for cold sores medicine, Xerese 0 None
2011-06-29 Aetna acquires Prodigy Health Group 0 None
2011-06-29 U.Va. and Epsilon partner to provide commercial version of computer-based diabetes simulation tool 0 None
2011-06-28 bioMD changes name to Allied Healthcare Group 0 None
2011-06-28 GM Hospital Group acquires Beijing hospital facility for HK$600,000,000 0 None
2011-06-28 Tibotec, Gilead Sciences enter license agreement for new combination product of PREZISTA and cobicistat 0 None
2011-06-28 Nimbus Discovery closes $24 million Series A financing 0 None
2011-06-28 Merck, UPS extend logistics and distribution agreement 0 None
2011-06-28 QIAGEN's common shares added to U.S. Russell indexes 0 None
2011-06-28 Cynosure announces acquisition of HOYA ConBio's aesthetic laser business 0 None
2011-06-28 Experian to acquire Medical Present Value 0 None
2011-06-28 CTI added to Russell's U.S. indexes 0 None
2011-06-28 Luminex acquires EraGen Biosciences 0 None
2011-06-27 Mayo Clinic signs agreement with Kindstar 0 None
2011-06-27 OncoSec raises $3.0M through private placement 0 None
2011-06-27 West End Orthopaedic Clinic announces name change to OrthoVirginia 0 None
2011-06-27 EMA acceptance of brentuximab vedotin MAA triggers $5M milestone payment to Seattle Genetics 0 None
2011-06-27 NovaSom completes $35M equity financing led by Safeguard Scientifics 0 None
2011-06-27 MedeAnalytics opens new Patient Access Resource Center 0 None
2011-06-27 Acorda to move corporate headquarters to Ardsley Park life science campus 0 None
2011-06-27 Flamel, Digna Biotech enter joint development agreement for multiple products 0 None
2011-06-27 Centric Health to acquire DNPI Group assets 0 None
2011-06-27 Metropolitan enters definitive merger agreement to acquire Continucare 0 None
2011-06-27 Youngevity to acquire Bellamora 0 None
2011-06-27 Derma Sciences announces $29 million financing 0 None
2011-06-27 UHC inaugurates new 77,109-square-foot headquarters in Chicago 0 None
2011-06-27 Philips to acquire Sectra's mammography modality operations 0 None
2011-06-27 Bonovo forms new division to accelerate growth of hip and knee products 0 None
2011-06-24 EMA approves Shire's new REPLAGAL manufacturing facility in Lexington 0 None
2011-06-24 Nutrastar opens Harbin specialty store in central Nangang District 0 None
2011-06-24 athenahealth announces new client and employee training center at Point Lookout facility 0 None
2011-06-24 ABA honors Acorda Therapeutics president with 2011 Stevie Award 0 None
2011-06-24 Youngevity announces acquisition of R-Garden 0 None
2011-06-24 Clinical trial management systems market to reach over $1.76B by 2017 0 None
2011-06-24 Electrophysiology mapping and ablation devices market to reach over $2.1B by 2017 0 None
2011-06-24 BioMarin to acquire Pfizer's Ireland manufacturing plant 0 None
2011-06-23 Centrix and CutisPharma enter promotional agreement for vaginal suppository compounding kits 0 None
2011-06-23 Cyanotech fourth quarter revenues increase to $5,218,000 0 None
2011-06-23 PNP Pharmaceuticals contracted as exclusive global manufacturer of Fero Industries' Sucanon 0 None
2011-06-23 Rite Aid reports net loss of $63.1 million for first quarter ended May 28, 2011 0 None
2011-06-23 Biosign grants 3,115,000 stock options at $0.92 per share 0 4
2011-06-23 Insight into future development of global pharmaceutical industry 0 None
2011-06-23 AP: Walgreens, Express Scripts at odds in contract negotiations 0 None
2011-06-23 Sanofi Pasteur establishes new vaccine research and development facility in Canada 0 None
2011-06-23 US Clinical Laboratories acquires VLS 0 None
2011-06-22 Elavon wins Merchant Acquirer of the Year Award at Cards & Payments European Conference 0 None
2011-06-22 FGS expands service offering to European market through ISO 13485 medical certification 0 None
2011-06-21 TESARO secures $101M in Series B financing 0 None
2011-06-21 Indian biotechnology market to reach over $11 billion by 2017 0 None
2011-06-21 BioLife becomes the leading supplier of pre-formulated cord blood stem cell freeze media products 0 None
2011-06-21 US E-Prescription Systems market to reach over $204.67 million by 2017 0 None
2011-06-21 Hybrid model for hospital supply chains 0 None
2011-06-21 Consumer focus on health and well-being drive demand for L-carnitine market 0 None
2011-06-21 Merge completes $52M Senior Secured Notes offering 0 None
2011-06-20 bioMD (BOD) announces new MD, new Chairman and Board 0 None
2011-06-20 Endo acquires American Medical Systems for $2.9 billion in cash 0 None
2011-06-20 Derma Sciences to raise $29M through private placement 0 None
2011-06-20 NanoViricides plans to lease new cGMP manufacturing and lab space 0 None
2011-06-20 Panacea Global announces name change 0 None
2011-06-20 Neogen announces acquisition of VeroMara 0 None
2011-06-20 Valencell receives $5.5M in Series B venture investment 0 None
2011-06-20 Medidata to acquire Clinical Force 0 None
2011-06-20 CarePoint acquires infusion business of ArTex Medical 0 None
2011-06-20 Neovasc first quarter revenues increase 10% to $1,169,920 0 None
2011-06-20 Premier healthcare honors Toshiba with Supplier Performance Award 0 None
2011-06-20 Chengdu Tianyin files renewal application for High Tech Enterprise Status 0 None
2011-06-20 Pharma IQ publishes results of Industry-wide distribution survey 0 None
2011-06-20 EpiCept announces results of 2011 stockholders annual meeting 0 None
2011-06-17 GenMark prices public offering of common stock 0 None
2011-06-17 NASDAQ halts Regeneron's common stock 0 None
2011-06-17 CBAI acquires assets of NeoCells for $320,000 0 5
2011-06-17 Enterologics to acquire BioBalance from NYHC 0 None
2011-06-17 UHN, Toronto Rehab receive Board approval for integration 0 None
2011-06-16 Lumosity announces $32.5M Series C financing round 0 None
2011-06-16 ClinTec opens fully registered offices in China, Singapore and Thailand for clinical research 0 None
2011-06-16 Patient Access Solutions announces 67% reduction in company's total liability 0 None
2011-06-16 Merge prices $52M senior secured notes due 2015 0 None
2011-06-15 Spectrum board authorizes $25 million stock repurchase program 0 None
2011-06-15 Cardinal Health renews pharmaceutical distribution agreement with Prime Therapeutics 0 None
2011-06-15 Russian CRO market expects to report yearly growth of 9.5% between 2009 and 2017 0 2
2011-06-15 Spinal Modulation completes Series D financing for $30 million 0 None
2011-06-15 OncoSec Medical third quarter net loss increases to $491,000 0 None
2011-06-15 QIAGEN to acquire Ipsogen 0 None
2011-06-15 Rotech commences $283.5 million registered exchange offer 0 None
2011-06-15 HTX provides $750,000 funding to Profound Medical through Technology Assessment Program 0 None
2011-06-15 APP announces $38 million expansion of New York manufacturing facility 0 None
2011-06-15 Akela reports total consolidated revenues of $4.2 million for three months ended March 31, 2011 0 None
2011-06-15 Cegedim secures new EUR 280,000,000 5-year syndicated credit facility 0 None
2011-06-15 UHS intends to offer $175M of second lien senior secured PIK toggle notes due in 2015 0 None
2011-06-15 China Botanic net sales increase 56.1% to $18.9 million for second quarter 2011 0 None
2011-06-14 Morimatsu acquires Pharmadule 0 None
2011-06-13 Catalyst Health Solutions acquires Walgreens Health Initiatives 0 None
2011-06-13 Aetna announces acquisition of Genworth's Medicare Supplement business 0 None
2011-06-13 Milestone completes $13 million round of equity financing 0 None
2011-06-13 PerkinElmer announces Dexela acquisition 0 None
2011-06-13 inVentiv Health acquires i3 CRO 0 None
2011-06-13 Accuray acquires TomoTherapy 0 None
2011-06-13 Trimeris, Synageva enter definitive merger agreement 0 None
2011-06-13 Servier, Cortex sign new option agreement for AMPAKINE technology 0 None
2011-06-13 Kurma, CRT launch BliNK Therapeutics to generate monoclonal antibodies 0 None
2011-06-10 IMS Health acquires Med-Vantage 0 None
2011-06-10 PharmAthene to sell $6.5M of common stock and warrants in registered direct offering 0 None
2011-06-10 Amplifon, Rion, William Demant lead $1.4 billion Asia-Pacific retail hearing aid market 0 None
2011-06-10 Revance closes $45 million financing 0 None
2011-06-10 Ambit Biosciences raises $30 million through Series D-2 equity financing 0 None
2011-06-10 Centric Health first quarter revenue increases 67% to $23.0 million 0 None
2011-06-10 Patheon second quarter revenues decrease 3.1% to $170.0 million 0 None
2011-06-10 lululemon athletica first quarter net revenue increases 35% to $186.8 million 0 None
2011-06-10 Chinese medical devices market to achieve revenues of $30.6B by 2017 0 None
2011-06-10 Accuray receives shareholders approval to acquire TomoTherapy 0 5
2011-06-09 ASI announces successful completion of $10 million round of financing 0 None
2011-06-09 Birner Dental Management increases quarterly dividend to $.22 per share 0 None
2011-06-09 Repligen total revenue increases 30% to $27,291,000 for fiscal year 2011 0 None
2011-06-09 PDL revises revenue guidance for second quarter 2011 to $122M 0 None
2011-06-09 UAB acquires first cell-processing workstation from SANYO 0 None
2011-06-09 Blue Shield of California will cap earnings 0 None
2011-06-09 Brookdale prices 2.75% Convertible Senior Notes due 2018 0 None
2011-06-09 Isotechnika reports consolidated net loss of $2.9 million for first quarter 2011 0 None
2011-06-08 Sandbox announces business accelerator for healthcare industry 0 None
2011-06-08 Paladin to commercialize Silenor for treatment of insomnia in Canada, South America and Africa 0 None
2011-06-08 Adoption of premium-priced sclerotherapy agents will contribute to growth of US sclerotherapy market 0 None
2011-06-08 Grifols officially merges with Talecris Biotherapeutics 0 None
2011-06-08 Amedisys acquires Beacon Hospice 0 None
2011-06-08 Quest conducts first clinical Investigators Meeting for Oregovomab in Rome, provides corporate updates 0 None
2011-06-07 RF Industries second quarter net sales increase 16% to $4,392,000 0 None
2011-06-07 Ximedica opens regional office at UEL Center, Minneapolis 0 None
2011-06-07 Cyterix raises $9.2M in Series A financing from The Column Group and SV Life Sciences 0 None
2011-06-07 LUMEDX releases new Webinar, The Power of Analytics: Managing Cath Lab Growth in Real Time 0 None
2011-06-07 Simcere announces settlement agreement with former Jiangsu Quanyi shareholders 0 None
2011-06-07 DxTerity acquires intellectual property rights to blood based genomic testing from SourceMDx 0 None
2011-06-07 Manhattan acquires Senior Scientific 0 None
2011-06-07 Tikcro reports net loss of $30,000 for first quarter 2011 0 None
2011-06-07 DiagnoCure reports net loss of $1,601,439 for second quarter 2011 0 None
2011-06-07 Regenesis Biomedical closes $5.3M Series C equity financing 0 None
2011-06-07 Brainlab enters into definitive agreement to acquire Voyant Health 0 None
2011-06-06 Merge Healthcare, Ophthalmic Imaging Systems enter definitive merger agreement 0 None
2011-06-06 Dr. Reddy’s launches generic ARICEPT, EFFEXOR XR and FEMARA in the US 0 None
2011-06-06 Generex not to proceed with acquisition of interest in Global Medical Direct 0 None
2011-06-06 Ganeden Biotech sells Sustenex and Digestive Advantage to Schiff for $40 million 0 None
2011-06-06 Roper acquires Northern Digital 0 None
2011-06-06 Constellation raises $15M in Series B extension financing 0 None
2011-06-06 Global gene therapy market to reach $300 million by 2015 0 None
2011-06-06 Crystal Research Associates report now available in MedPro website 0 None
2011-06-06 The Ensign Group to acquire nine skilled nursing, assisted living facilities from Careage 0 None
2011-06-03 Walgreen acquires drugstore.com 0 None
2011-06-03 AxoGen, LecTec sign merger agreement 0 None
2011-06-03 HHS inspector general: $3.4 billion recovered in first half of 2011 0 None
2011-06-03 New report: Life science tools market to reach over $80B by 2016 0 1
2011-06-03 ANSTO, ITG partner to distribute radioisotopes 0 None
2011-06-03 HHS Secretary joins St. Paul’s Regions Hospital to highlight Partnership for Patients 0 None
2011-06-03 LabCorp extends cash tender offer for all shares of Orchid common stock 0 None
2011-06-02 Protox reports net and comprehensive loss of $2.2 million for first quarter 2011 0 None
2011-06-02 Bio-Tissue ships over 7,500 ProKera medical device since product's inception 0 None
2011-06-02 Sequenom secures $30.0M credit facility from Silicon Valley Bank’s San Diego-based team 0 None
2011-06-02 Cyberonics net sales increase 14% to $190.5 million for fiscal 2011 0 None
2011-06-02 ECPI College of Technology announces name change to ECPI University 0 None
2011-06-02 Kindred acquires RehabCare 0 None
2011-06-01 FTC accepts Grifols and Talecris' Consent Agreement for public comment 0 None
2011-06-01 Encision fourth quarter net sales decrease 8% to $2.921 million 0 None
2011-06-01 CTI regains compliance with all applicable NASDAQ listing standards 0 None
2011-06-01 Shield raises EUR8.2M through Series A financing 0 None
2011-06-01 Patrick K. Donnelly announces official launch of Aptiv Solutions 0 None
2011-06-01 MorphoSys to start share buy-back 0 None
2011-06-01 AbleNet announces acquisition of TeleConcepts 0 None

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