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D Medical Industries prices IPO below expectations

August 5, 2010 3:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Israeli medical device maker D. Medical Industries Ltd. priced its initial public offering of U.S.-listed shares below expectations, raising $10.5 million, the company said Thursday.The company priced 1.5 million shares for $7 apiece. In a July filing with the Securities and Exchange...

ESiP: New consortium in Europe to develop highly integrated SiP solutions

August 5, 2010 12:36 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

What is claimed to be the largest research project in Europe to research and develop highly integrated electronic system-in-package (SiP) solutions has been announced by Infineon Technologies.

Genzyme patients call for competitor access to drug patent

August 5, 2010 12:35 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Three patients taking Genzyme Corp.'s drug for Fabry disease, Fabrazyme, have petitioned the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to use a rarely-used legal maneuver to open up the drug to competition.


Study finds proximity could be key to success of healing prayer

August 4, 2010 10:36 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Indiana University) Findings reported today from a new international study of healing prayer suggest that prayer for another person's healing just might help -- especially if the one praying is physically near the person being prayed for.

TOPICS: names Thomas Etergino finance chief

August 4, 2010 2:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Online financial media publisher Inc. said Wednesday it has hired Thomas J. Etergino as its chief financial officer starting Sept. 7.Etergino, 43, was most recently chief financial officer and chief operating officer at privately held, an online music subscription...

Atrion Reports Second Quarter Results

August 4, 2010 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Atrion Corporation (NASDAQ: ATRI) today announced that for the second quarter of 2010 diluted earnings per share were up 16% and revenues were up 7% compared to the results for the second quarter of 2009.Atrion's revenues for the quarter ended June 30, 2010 totaled $27,881,000 compared...

Cardinal Health declares dividend of 19.5 cents

August 4, 2010 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Health care products distributor Cardinal Health Inc. said Wednesday it will pay a quarterly dividend of 19.5 cents.The dividend is payable Oct. 15 to shareholders of record Oct. 1.Cardinal Health is scheduled to report its fiscal fourth-quarter results Thursday morning. In aftermarket trading...

Vision screening in children

August 4, 2010 1:36 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Deutsches Aerzteblatt International) In his article in the current issue of Deutsches Aerzteblatt International, Wolf A. Lagrèze examines whether or not childhood screening for vision disorders in preschool children is worthwhile.


Winning record, team longevity, prime-time games influence NFL TV ratings

August 4, 2010 1:36 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Many of the same factors that influence whether or not fans attend an NFL game in-person also influence a team's television ratings, according to research by a University of Illinois sports economist.


Preserving sperm vital to saving 'snot otter' salamanders

August 4, 2010 12:36 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Michigan State University) The hellbender salamander -- known affectionately as a snot otter or devil dog -- is one of America's unique giant salamander species. For unexplained reasons, most hellbender populations have rapidly declined as very little reproduction has occurred in...


PCR test developed by BCM identifies elephant herpes virus

August 4, 2010 12:35 pm | by Baylor College of Medicine | News | Comments

A sensitive real-time PCR test that specifically detects a deadly strain of herpes virus in elephants has been developed by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine. The findings appear in the current edition of the American Journal of Veterinary Research . There are many strains of...


Pascal Metrics Welcomes Jim Conway to Leadership Team as Principal

August 4, 2010 11:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WASHINGTON , Aug. 4 /- Pascal Metrics is delighted to announce the appointment of Jim Conway as Principal leading its Governance and Leadership Group, effective immediately.  The newly formed Governance & Leadership Group advises boards of directors and senior executive leaders...


Landau Uniforms Donates $600,000 in Scrubs to Haiti Relief

August 4, 2010 11:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MEMPHIS, Tenn. , Aug. 4 /- Landau Uniforms, the nation's leading quality health care apparel manufacturer, has donated more than $600,000 worth of scrubs to aid Haiti relief efforts. "Landau is committed to providing ongoing, long-term support for Haiti as it struggles to recover from...


New Program Makes Prosthetics Available to All Haitian Children Who Lost Limbs in Earthquake

August 4, 2010 11:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

Knights of Columbus partners with Medishare to provide physical therapy and prosthetic limbs WASHINGTON , Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Knights of Columbus today announced that it will come to the aid of every Haitian child who lost a limb in the January earthquake that destroyed...


Daiichi Sankyo Settled Patent Litigation for Evoxac®

August 4, 2010 11:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PARSIPPANY, N.J. , Aug. 4 /- Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. and its parent company, Daiichi Sankyo Co., Ltd, (collectively, "Daiichi Sankyo") have reached an agreement with Apotex Inc. and Apotex Corp. (collectively, "Apotex") to settle their patent litigation involving Apotex's challenge to...



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