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Bosch acceleration sensors for chassis control

February 22, 2011 8:36 pm | by I-Micronews | Comments

World?s first low-g sensors with PSI5 interface.

Affymetrix says Paul Berg retiring from board

February 22, 2011 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Genetic testing instrument maker Affymetrix Inc. said Tuesday that Paul Berg will retire from its board of directors in May.Berg, 84, has been a member of Affymetrix's board since the company was founded in 1993. Berg was one of the recipients of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1980 for his...

Cancer-causing virus exploits key cell-survival proteins

February 22, 2011 12:37 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Ohio State University Medical Center) The human T-lymphotropic virus type 1, a cancer-causing retrovirus, exploits key proteins in host cells to extend the life of those cells, thereby prolonging its own survival and ability to spread, according to a new study. The virus, which...


Amedisys sees 42 percent profit drop

February 22, 2011 11:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Home health provider Amedisys Inc. said Tuesday its profit dropped 42 percent in the fourth quarter as revenue fell slightly in the face of rising costs.For the October-through-December period, Baton Rouge-based Amedisys earned $22.1 million, or 77 cents per share, compared with year-ago...

Johnson & Johnson to Participate in 2011 Citi Global Health Care Conference

February 22, 2011 11:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Feb. 22, 2011 /- Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ ) will participate in the 2011 Citi Global Health Care Conference on Tuesday, March 1, at the Hilton New York Hotel in New York, N.Y.  Joaquin Duato, Worldwide Chairman, Pharmaceuticals, will represent the Company...


Old folk remedy revived: How tansy may be a treatment for herpes

February 22, 2011 10:38 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) For centuries tansy has been used as a folk remedy, but now scientists from Britain and Spain believe the plant may have medical benefits after all, as a treatment for herpes. The team's findings, published in Phytotherapy Research, are the result of joint work...

Study to analyze seizures in HIV patients, explore drug interactions

February 22, 2011 10:36 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Michigan State University) A Michigan State University researcher is looking to uncover the risks of treating seizures in HIV-positive patients, providing much-needed data on possible interactions between antiepileptic drugs and antiretroviral medicines that potentially could make...

TSX-listed corporate dividends and distributions declared Feb. 22, 2011

February 22, 2011 9:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Dividends or distributions were declared or updated on the followed listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange on February 22, 2011.General Donlee Canada Inc. (TSX:GDI): $0.09. Payable Dec 31. Record Dec 28.Bird Construction Inc. (TSX:BDT): $0.15. Payable Jan 20. Record Dec 31.Gildan...


Sector Snap: Health insurers up as rates unveiled

February 22, 2011 9:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Shares of some Medicare Advantage insurance providers rose Tuesday while broader indexes fell one trading day after the federal government announced a better-than-expected preliminary rate increase for those plans.The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said Friday said it will raise...

Research uncovers a secret society connecting through the Internet

February 22, 2011 9:39 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Cincinnati) UC researchers reveal a new social support group that's emerging on the Web -- a secretive society to encourage negative behaviors associated with eating disorders.

American Legion: St. Louis VA Acted Quickly, Correctly

February 22, 2011 9:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Veterans Affairs acted swiftly and correctly to temporarily suspend surgeries earlier this month at the John Cochran VA Medical Center in St. Louis after stains and water spots were noticed on some medical trays and...

Vapotherm® Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Flowrest® Homecare Device

February 22, 2011 9:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

STEVENSVILLE, Md., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vapotherm, the global leader in High Flow Therapy (HFT™) products, has received 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Flowrest® homecare device.  The device also recently...

Summary Box: Medco Health Solutions earns rise

February 22, 2011 8:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

THE GOODS: Medco Health Solutions Inc. said its fourth-quarter profit rose 11 percent, reflecting an increase in mail-order prescriptions and its expanded service business. The nation's largest pharmacy benefits manager reaffirmed its 2011 guidance, but offered a forecast for the first quarter...

Microsoft, athenahealth form EHR alliance

February 22, 2011 8:37 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Microsoft Corp. is investing further in electronic health records (EHR), forming an alliance with Watertown company athenahealth Inc. to create an EHR platform, in which the cloud-based athenaClinicals and athenaCollector will be used with Microsoft Amalga.

International SiC Power Electronics Applications Workshop

February 22, 2011 8:36 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

ISiCPEAW 2011 in Stockholm is a two days event presenting advances in silicon carbide technology with the focus on power electronics applications. We expect 200 attendees from the industry and application oriented researchers from all over the world to join the meeting. This is an...


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