Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a developer of product candidates focused on the prevention and treatment of serious infectious and other diseases, announced today the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 11,500,000 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $1.00 per share. The Company expects to receive $11,500,000 in gross proceeds, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and offering expenses payable by the Company. The Company has granted the underwriters a 45-day option to purchase ... read more
WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwired) -- 12/11/13 -- Helping patients make their medical records more portable so they can coordinate their care online across multiple providers is the goal of an innovative pilot project currently involving three states, five health information organizations, and three personal health record (PHR) companies.
The project, underway in California, Alaska and Oregon, is working to overcome physicians' concern that so-called "patient mediated exchange" may not be complete or accurate. It is aimed at ensuring that providers ... read more
RetailMeNot, Inc., the world's largest digital coupon marketplace, today announced its follow-on offering of 6,267,137 shares of its Series 1 common stock at a price to the public of $26 per share. Of the shares in the offering, 2,000,000 shares are being offered by RetailMeNot and 4,267,137 shares are being offered by selling stockholders. In addition, the selling stockholders have granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 940,070 shares of Series 1 common stock at ... read more
Conference Call phone number for U.S./Canada should read: U.S./Canada
Attendee Dial-in: 866/318-8611 (sted U.S./Canada Attendee Dial-in:
The corrected release reads:
EMERGENT BIOSOLUTIONS TO ACQUIRE CANGENE CORPORATION
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Endo Health Solutions (Nasdaq: ENDP) ("Endo") today announced that Endo Finance Co., its wholly-owned subsidiary ("Endo Finance"), priced $700 million aggregate principal amount of 5.75% senior unsecured notes due January 2022 at an issue price of $1,000 per $1,000 principal amount (the "notes") in connection with its previously announced private offering.
Endo intends to use the net proceeds from the offering, together with borrowings under the term loan portion of a new senior secured credit facility, to refinance Endo's existing ... read more
Absorption Pharmaceuticals LLC (AP) in collaboration with Kaiser Permanente announced today the initiation of a clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy of Promescent lidocaine spray for men with premature ejaculation (PE). This Phase III, double blind, placebo-controlled, randomized study will measure the intravaginal ejaculatory latency time (IELT) for subjects aged 18 and older. The study protocol will adhere to International Society of Sexual Medicine's (ISSM) definition of PE and guidelines set forth by the Standards for Clinical Trials in Male ... read more
Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NYSE: EBS) announced today that it has
entered into a definitive agreement with Cangene Corporation (TSX: CNJ)
under which Emergent will acquire all of the outstanding common shares
of Cangene in an all-cash transaction valued at $3.24 per share on a
fully diluted ... read more
Oomba Inc., a specialized social media company that is creating an interactive social network for tournaments, leagues, teams, athletes and gamers, announced today that it has partnered with Milestone MX to broadcast live online coverage of the MonarchMoto Pro Super-X Invitational race in Riverside, Calif., on Dec. 14.
John Simanovich of TransWorld Motocross magazine will host the Oomba.tv broadcast, providing viewers an inside look at the new machines and team compositions as riders test out bikes, gear and strategies to open ... read more
Heartland Food Products Group, one of world's leading producers and marketers of zero calorie sweeteners and liquid water enhancers for consumer markets and its sister corporation Lexington Pharmaceuticals announce a breakthrough in sucralose manufacturing technology. Sucralose is the high intensity sweetener frequently sold in the tabletop market in yellow packets. Lexington is in final phase to receive patents from the United States Patent and Trademark Office and is working with process engineers to design a plant dedicated to ... read more
Imagenetix, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: IAGXQ), announced today that the Board of Appeals for the United States Patent & Trade Office (USPTO) rejected NIKKEN's effort to invalidate Imagenetix's patent no. 5,569,676 and issued a decision confirming the validity of the patent. On November 27, 2013, Imagenetix requested that its case against NIKKEN be reinstated. In this suit, which was originally filed on April 29, 2011, Imagenetix seeks damages for NIKKEN's willful infringement of Imagenetix's patent.
In response to Imagenetix's lawsuit, NIKKEN ... read more
GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) announced today that a peer-reviewed study issued online by the New England Journal of Medicine has reported that GSK's FluLaval(®) Quadrivalent reduced flu cases among children ages 3-8 by 55.4% overall and lowered the risk of developing moderate-to-serious flu illness by 73.1%(). This was the first large-scale clinical trial conducted specifically to review the safety and effectiveness of vaccinating children with a four-strain flu vaccine. The randomized, controlled clinical trial included 5,220 children and was one ... read more
Announcing a special recognition appearing in the October, 2013 issue of Broadband Communities published by Broadband Properties LLC. Mesh Networks was selected for the following honor: "Top 100 MDU Technology Providers"
A spokesperson from Mesh Networks commented on the recognition: "This is quite an honor for us. The fact that Broadband Communities included Mesh Networks in its selection of "Top 100 MDU Technology Providers," signals that our constant efforts towards business excellence are paying off. We are proud to ... read more
HighBitCoin(TM) announced the formal launch of the company and the eCommerce site www.highbitcoin.com.
"Bitcoin is a revolutionary innovation that has the potential to remake several impactful industries and markets. Our vision is to provide long-term solutions that enable the adoption of Bitcoins widely. We have assembled a world-class team of technologists, innovators and leaders to bring state-of-the art technologies to the bitcoin mining market" said Jalil Sheikh, Chairman of the Board of Directors of HighBitCoin(TM).
"We are excited to ... read more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today is implementing plans to help phase out the use of antibiotics, medically important to fighting disease in humans, for enhancing growth or improving feed efficiency in food-producing animals. In final guidance, FDA outlines a voluntary, phased-in approach to remove their routine use for industrial production practices. This announcement comes on the heels of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report released this year that pointed out, "Up to half of ... read more
Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: TSPT) today announced that ISS Proxy Advisory Services ("ISS"), a leading independent proxy voting and corporate governance advisory firm, has recommended that stockholders vote "AGAINST" all proposals introduced by a group of stockholders consisting of Roumell Asset Management, Retrophin, Inc. and SC Fundamental (the "stockholder group"). In its recommendation, ISS noted that the stockholder group had not presented any arguments in support of its proposals. ISS further noted that the stockholder group had not filed ... read more
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The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) applauds the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) changes to veterinary feed directive (VFD) regulations that will require veterinary oversight of antimicrobial use in livestock. The FDA's Final Guidance 213 establishes a three-year timeframe for phasing out growth-promotion uses of antibiotics important in human medicine and the phasing in of veterinary oversight. The changes were announced today in Washington D.C.
"The AVMA has long advocated that greater veterinary oversight of the use of antimicrobials on ... read more
Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a developer of product candidates focused on the prevention and treatment of serious infectious and other diseases, announced today that it intends to offer for sale shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering for, among other things, increasing working capital, funding research and development, and capital expenditures. In addition, the Company may use a portion of the net proceeds for ... read more
Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), a biopharmaceutical
company developing targeted RNAi therapeutics, today announced that it
will report its financial results for the fiscal 2013 fourth quarter and
year ended September 30, 2013, on Wednesday, December 18, 2013, at 4:30
p.m. Eastern time. To participate in ... read more
The Board of Directors of C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE:BCR) today declared a
regular quarterly dividend of 21 cents per share on Bard's common stock.
The current indicated annual dividend rate is 84 cents per share. The
dividend is payable on January 31, 2014 to shareholders of record at the
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