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Savaria Q4 profit falls but sales increase to $17.4M from $14.3M

March 30, 2011 11:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Savaria Corp. (TSX:SIS), a Montreal-area company which makes equipment for the disabled, reports its fourth quarter net profits fell to $515,000 from $816,000 in the same period a year earlier. Three-month sales'rose to $17.4 million from $14.3 million, a gain of 21 per cent, as the company...

For DNA Repair Machine, it's all About Flexibility

March 30, 2011 11:36 am | by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory | Comments

In a discovery that could lead to new ways to fight cancer and other diseases such as cystic fibrosis, scientists from Berkeley Lab and the Scripps Research Institute determined that a cell's speedy ability to repair damaged DNA relies on the remarkable flexibility of a molecular motor....


Neurocrine Biosciences to Present at the 10th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference

March 30, 2011 11:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SAN DIEGO, March 30, 2011 /- Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: NBIX ) announced today that Kevin Gorman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Neurocrine Biosciences, will be presenting at the 10th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference in New York City.   The live presentation...


Vein-opening Treatment Deemed Safe for MS Patients

March 30, 2011 11:33 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | Comments

While angioplasty is best known for cardiac patients, opening veins to allow for better blood flow could be good for multiple sclerosis (MS) patients as well, according to a new study.


Meds IV Pharmacy, IV Compounded Products Recall: Outbreak of Serratia Marcescens Bacteremia in Alabama Hospitals

March 30, 2011 11:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

Use of contaminated products may lead to bacterial infection of the blood.


MSC Industrial Direct says CFO Boehlke retiring

March 30, 2011 10:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc. said Wednesday that Chief Financial Officer Charles Boehlke is retiring and will be succeeded by Jeffrey Kaczka, effective April 8.Boehlke, 55, also will retire from the company's board. He will serve as a senior adviser to help with the transition process....

Nature study shows common lab dye is a wonder drug -- for worms

March 30, 2011 10:41 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Buck Institute for Age Research) Basic Yellow 1, a dye used in neuroscience labs around the world to detect damaged protein in Alzheimer's disease, is a wonder drug for nematode worms. Thioflavin T extended lifespan in healthy worms by more than 50 percent and slowed the disease...


Laser Spine Institute Directors And Surgeon Publish Case Study

March 30, 2011 9:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

TAMPA, Fla., March 30, 2011 /- Bill Horne, CEO of Laser Spine Institute ( ), the leader in endoscopic spine surgery, has announced that John A. Polikandriotis Ph.D. MBA, senior director of strategic initiatives, Dr. Michael W. Perry, medical director,...


SRI International Drug Candidate Shows Promise for Treating and Preventing Prostate Cancer

March 30, 2011 9:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

MENLO PARK, Calif., March 30, 2011 /- The best way to prevent the lethal spread of prostate cancer is by stopping cancer cell invasion of other tissues. Available treatments such as chemotherapy are toxic and can often be risky for older men, who are also most likely to get prostate...


Cantel Medical Corp. to Present at the Needham & Company 10th Annual Healthcare Conference

March 30, 2011 9:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

LITTLE FALLS, N.J., March 30, 2011 /- CANTEL MEDICAL CORP. (NYSE: CMN ) announced today that Seth R. Segel, Executive Vice President, will be presenting at the Needham & Company, LLC 10th Annual Healthcare Conference. The formal presentation is scheduled for 4:00 PM EDT on Wednesday,...


Regado Biosciences to Present at the Needham & Company's 10th Annual Healthcare Conference in New York City

March 30, 2011 9:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., March 30, 2011 /- Regado Biosciences, a privately held company pioneering the development of antithrombotic aptamers with active control agents, announced that David J. Mazzo, PhD, President and CEO, will be presenting at the Needham & Company's 10th Annual...


Canadian earnings declared Wednesday: AGF, Magellan, SIR Royalty, Clarke

March 30, 2011 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Canadian earnings declared Wednesday:AGF Management Ltd. (TSX:AGF.B): Three months ended Feb. 28, 2011, $27.7 million, 30 cents per diluted share; 2009, $30.6 million, 34 cents per diluted share. Revenue: 2011, $162.9 million; 2010, $156.2 million.Alliance Grain Traders Inc. (TSX:AGT): Three...

Eisenhower Medical Center Reports Theft of Computer and Television

March 30, 2011 7:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif., March 30, 2011 /- Eisenhower Medical Center (EMC) has implemented additional security procedures and protocols to help ensure patient privacy and security after a hospital computer and a television were stolen in a burglary on Friday, March 11. The computer was...


Allergy Relief Moms Can Rely On

March 30, 2011 7:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

IRVINGTON, N.Y., March 30, 2011 /- Itchy, runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes and itchy throat – we all know the symptoms that can make our children miserable from allergies. And just in the nick of time as we approach the peak allergy season, PediaCare® , a trusted brand of...


Akustica?s new AKU230 digital microphone is Bosch- built; It includes World?s smallest fully integrated MEMS device

March 30, 2011 6:32 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

First Akustica CMOS MEMS microphone manufactured by Bosch, Monolithic microphone die is world?s smallest at only 0.70mm², Industry-standard form, fit and function for easy integration.


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