HealthCare, Technology Briefing: Market Movers for the Week - Technologies-Scan Corp, GNC, Galena Biopharma, Immunomedics, Amarin

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, August 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --



FinancialNewsMedia.com issues news updates for today's HealthCare Leaders in the news that are positioned to trade higher from current levels: Technologies-Scan Corp (OTCQB: TENP), GNC Holdings Inc (NYSE: GNC), Galena Biopharma (NASDAQ: GALE), Immunomedics, Inc. (NASDAQ: IMMU) and Amarin Corporation plc (NASDAQ: AMRN).

Technologies-Scan Corp (OTCQB: TENP) Headline:  Technologies-Scan Corp announces upcoming USA launch for its Proteina21 weight loss product line. Technologies-Scan Corp (OTCQB: TENP) is pleased to announce the upcoming USA launch of its Proteina21 product line scheduled for November 1 2013 thus entering the $66 Billion Dollar USA weight loss market. The company has ordered thru Social Geek Media, it's licensor of the Proteina21 license for the USA, the necessary product inventory for its initial USA launch. Proteina21 is a product line of food supplements and readymade meals high in protein and low in carbohydrates designed to help people lose weight. The Proteina21 product line will consist of several different weight loss products. The products are shipped overnight and are available thru internet sales on their website http://www.proteina21.com.

Get an in-depth look at Technologies-Scan by viewing this informative presentation from Online Digital Magazine: http://www.creativemedianetwork.info/technoscan/index.html

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A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages indicate that GNC Holdings Inc (NYSE: GNC) is the #14 broker analyst pick among those stocks screened by The Online Investor (http://www.theonlineinvestor.com/) for strong stock buyback activity. To make that list, a stock must have repurchased at least 5% of its outstanding shares over the trailing twelve month period. In forming the rank, the analyst opinions from the major brokerage houses were tallied, and averaged; then, the list of stocks with strong buyback activity was ranked according to those averages.  GNC Holdings, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of health and wellness products. It operates through three segments: Retail, Franchise, and Manufacturing/Wholesale.

Galena Biopharma (NASDAQ: GALE), a biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing innovative, targeted oncology treatments that address major unmet medical needs to advance cancer care, recently announced the European Patent Office notified the Company of an intention to grant a Pharmaceutical Use Patent for NeuVax(TM) (nelipepimut-S). The patent covers the use of NeuVax as a vaccine for the prevention of relapse in breast cancer patients with an immunochemistry (IHC) rating of 1+ or 2+ for HER2/neu protein expression and a fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) rating of less than 2.0 for HER2/neu gene expression.

Immunomedics, Inc. (NASDAQ: IMMU), a biopharmaceutical company primarily focused on the development of monoclonal antibody-based products for the targeted treatment of cancer, autoimmune and other serious diseases, reported financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 30, 2013. The Company also highlighted recent key developments and planned activities for its clinical pipeline.  To read the Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2013 Results go to http://finance.yahoo.com/news/immunomedics-announces-fiscal-2013-results-200000249.html

Amarin Corporation plc (NASDAQ: AMRN), a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization therapeutic products for the treatment for cardiovascular diseases. Its product development program areas include lipid science and therapeutic benefits of polyunsaturated fatty acids.  Vascepa[(R)] (icosapent ethyl), Amarin's first FDA approved product, is a patented, ultra pure omega-3 fatty acid product comprising not less than 96% EPA and is available by prescription.  AMRN closed up 9cents per share on Friday (August 23, 2013) on over 3.9Million shares traded.

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) is expected remain in the spotlight on Monday as investors assess whether to extend the Ballmer bounce -- the best one-day gain in four years on the news CEO Steve Ballmer planned to retire.  Read the full article at http://www.marketwatch.com/story/microsoft-is-mondays-stock-to-watch-2013-08-24?siteid=yhoof2.

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