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Presentations Focus on Broad Application of TomoTherapy(R) Platform for Numerous Indications and Use in Delivering SBRT

April 22, 2011 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments () —Emerging clinical evidence was highlighted at the Americas User Education Symposium hosted by TomoTherapy Incorporated ( (NASDAQ: TOMO) last month in Charleston, S.C. With more than 80 TomoTherapy customers in attendance, the ...

Cumberland Pharmaceuticals to Announce First Quarter 2011 Financial Results on May 4, 2011

April 22, 2011 3:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 22, 2011 /- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: CPIX ) announced today that it will release first quarter 2011 financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, May 4, 2011. A conference call and live Internet webcast will be held on Wednesday, May 4,...


New approach to defeating flu shows promise

April 21, 2011 9:35 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Thoracic Society) New research on mice has shown that pulmonary administration of granulocyte macrophage-colony stimulating factor (GM-CSF) significantly reduces flu symptoms and prevents death after a lethal dose influenza virus. While GM-SCF therapy for humans as a flu...


Opening Up the Brain with Ultrasound

April 21, 2011 8:35 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Comments

A startup is developing a simple ultrasound method to get cancer drugs into the brain.


Asian trading muted due to Good Friday holiday

April 21, 2011 7:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Japan's Nikkei 225 index was lower Friday on the back of a strengthening yen that could hurt exporters already struggling in the aftermath of last month's devastating earthquake.The Nikkei, one of a handful of exchanges open on the Good Friday holiday, was 0.5 percent lower to 9,639.16. Shares...

AmSurg 1Q profit falls 8 percent

April 21, 2011 2:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

AmSurg Corp., which operates outpatient surgery centers, said on Thursday that its first-quarter profit fell 8 percent on higher costs for refinancing credit and Medicare payment revisions.The company said it earned $11.7 million, or 38 cents per share, during the quarter that ended March 31....

RF MEMS switch wins at Research Expo 2011 at UC San Diego

April 21, 2011 2:36 pm | by I-Micronews | Comments

New RF MEMS metal-contact switches could make their way into MRIs, satellites and electronic instrumentation.

Limit to Nanotechnology Mass-Production?

April 21, 2011 2:36 pm | by I-Micronews | Comments

A leading nanotechnology scientist has raised questions over a billion dollar industry by boldly claiming that there is a limit to how small nanotechnology materials can be mass produced.


Idexx 1Q profit rises 11 percent on sales boost

April 21, 2011 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Animal diagnostic and health care product company Idexx Laboratories Inc. said Thursday its first-quarter net income climbed 11 percent on higher revenue from its animal health tests and products.The company also raised its 2011 profit guidance range.Idexx said it earned $36.6 million, or 62...

Stem Cell Therapeutics narrows annual loss in fiscal 2010 to $4.5 million

April 21, 2011 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp. (TSXV:SSS) says its annual loss narrowed slightly in fiscal 2010 to $4.46 million.That was down from $4.66 million in 2009, but its per share loss was even at three cents apiece.The biotechnology company is developing drugs that stimulate stem cells to treat central...

Edwards Lifesciences 1Q profit jumps 34 percent

April 21, 2011 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Shares of heart valve maker Edwards Lifesciences Corp. surged early Thursday after the company said its first-quarter profit grew 34 percent on improving sales, but they sagged as the session continued.The stock fell $1 to close at $83.36 Thursday, giving back the gains made earlier in the...

C.R. Bard 1Q profit rises 9 percent

April 21, 2011 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Medical-device company C.R. Bard Inc. said Thursday that its net income rose 9 percent in the first quarter, driven by higher revenue.The company reported that its net income rose to $131.9 million, or $1.49 per share, compared with $120.9 million, or $1.24 per share in the same quarter of the...

AP Top News at 4:30 p.m. EDT

April 21, 2011 12:46 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Obama says new task force will examine gas pricesRENO, Nev. (AP) — President Barack Obama announced Thursday that the Justice Department is assembling a team to "root out any cases of fraud or manipulation" in oil markets that might be contributing to $4 a gallon-plus gasoline prices. "We are going...

Huckabee criticizes Beck for 'progressive' claim

April 21, 2011 12:45 pm | by ANDREW DeMILLO - Associated Press - Associated Press | Comments

Mike Huckabee is criticizing fellow Fox News Channel host Glenn Beck for calling the former Arkansas governor and potential presidential candidate a "progressive."Huckabee released a statement Thursday criticizing Beck for calling him a "progressive" on his radio show earlier this week. Beck on...

Clinton: Gadhafi may be using cluster bombs

April 21, 2011 12:45 pm | by BRADLEY KLAPPER - Associated Press - Associated Press | Comments

The Obama administration said Thursday that Moammar Gadhafi's government may be targeting Libyan civilians with cluster bombs, cautiously endorsing claims by rebels and human rights groups that the Libyan strongman's troops are using the indiscriminate weapon on the western city of...


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