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Henry Schein 3Q profit falls on costs

October 29, 2010 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Medical device and services distributor Henry Schein Inc. said Thursday its third-quarter profit fell 9 percent on higher costs and a boost in tax expenses.The company reported net income of $87.9 million, or 94 cents per share, for the three months ended Sept. 25, down from $96.4 million, or...

CURE Foundation Selects Varian Medical Systems to Supply Radiotherapy Technology for Five New Cancer Centers

October 29, 2010 7:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

PALO ALTO, Calif. and SPRINGFIELD, Va. Oct. 29 /- Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE: VAR ) today announced that CURE Foundation has placed an order for five Varian TrueBeam™ systems for stereotactic radiosurgery and radiation therapy.   CURE Foundation, which placed the order...


Accuray Announces Expanded Service Program

October 29, 2010 7:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 29 /- Accuray Incorporated, a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, announced today expansion of its Diamond service program to address the unique technical, business and operational needs of its customers. The Diamond service program has provided a means for...


Accuray's CyberKnife VSI System Featured at 2010 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting

October 29, 2010 7:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 29 /- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, announced today that 40 accepted abstracts highlighting the use of the CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System will be presented as posters and presentations at the 52nd Annual...


CyberKnife® VSI™ System Expands Treatment Applications and Significantly Reduces Treatment Times

October 29, 2010 7:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 29 /- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, announced today feedback from Creekside Cancer Care on their use of the CyberKnife VSI System .  Creekside Cancer Care was the first facility in the world to install and...


LifePoint Hospitals 3Q profit rises 24 percent

October 29, 2010 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Rural hospital operator LifePoint Hospitals Inc. said Friday its third-quarter net income climbed 24 percent on a surge in revenue along with a favorable tax adjustment.The company said it earned $38.8 million, or 73 cents per share, up from $31.4 million, or 58 cents per share, in the same...

MHEDA Career Center Available for the Material Handling and Logistics Industry

October 29, 2010 6:34 am | by Material Handling Industry of America | Comments

Now that the industry is in recovery mode, many material handling and logistics industry professionals are seeking new hires and correspondingly, many prospective employees are posting resumes on the The Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association

AACR Announces New Journal, Cancer Discovery

October 29, 2010 6:33 am | by AACR | Comments

PHILADELPHIA — The American Association for Cancer Research announces the launch of its newest journal, Cancer Discovery, which will publish high-impact, peer-reviewed articles describing major advances in basic and clinical research. Its unique format will feature game-changing research,...


SET introduces innovative patented chamber for removal of oxide

October 29, 2010 5:32 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

Today SET unveils a patented system enabling a thorough removal of oxides before or during the bonding sequence.

Earnings Preview: Humana reports 3Q earnings

October 29, 2010 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Health insurer Humana Inc. reports third-quarter financial results on Monday before the market opens.WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Lower use of the health care system and slowing commercial enrollment have boosted financial performances for health insurers in the second and third quarters. Earlier this month,...

Researchers use math, maps to plot malaria elimination plan

October 29, 2010 4:34 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Florida) Two University of Florida researchers and their international colleagues have used mathematical models and maps to estimate the feasibility of eliminating malaria from countries that have the deadliest form of the disease.


Henry Schein Reports Record Third Quarter Results

October 29, 2010 3:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

MELVILLE, N.Y., Oct. 29 /- Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC ), the largest provider of healthcare products and services to office-based practitioners, today reported record financial results for the quarter ended September 25, 2010. Net sales for the third quarter of 2010 were $1.9...


Compugraphics continues to build on its expertise in making MEMS photomasks

October 29, 2010 1:33 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

Compugraphics has been making photomasks for over 40 years and today provides top-class photomask solutions for MEMS companies and research institutes all over the world.

Chronic Migraine Is Associated With Reduced Household Income and Greater Headache Impact

October 29, 2010 12:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

CHICAGO, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New data presented today at The 2010 European Headache and Migraine Trust International Congress (EHMTIC) shows that persons with chronic migraine (headache on greater than or equal to 15 days per month) are much more likely to have annual...


Gen-Probe posts higher 3Q profit

October 28, 2010 6:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Gen-Probe Inc. said Thursday its profit increased in the third quarter as the diagnostic test maker's revenue grew 8 percent amid higher revenue from blood screening products.But the company pared back its forecast for full-year results, sending its shares down $4.06, or 8.3 percent, to $45 in...


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