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February 2, 2011 10:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Mubarak backers attack foes with firebombs, bricksCAIRO (AP) — Thousands of supporters and opponents of President Hosni Mubarak battled in Cairo's main square Wednesday, raining stones, bottles and firebombs on each other in scenes of uncontrolled violence as soldiers stood by without intervening....

Brookdale Senior raises credit facility to $200M

February 2, 2011 9:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. said Wednesday it increased its credit facility to $200 million from $120 million and extended the maturity date until Jan. 31, 2016.The real estate investment trust plans to borrow $182 million under the facility to take advantage of market opportunities.GE Capital...

Thermo Fisher Scientific 4Q profit rises 9 percent

February 2, 2011 9:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Scientific instrument maker Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. said Wednesday its profit rose 9 percent in the fourth quarter as lower costs offset a drop in revenue.Thermo Fisher earned $297.5 million, or 75 cents per share, up from $273.3 million, or 65 cents per share, a year ago. Revenue fell 2...

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Seattle Genetics offering $155 million in stock

February 2, 2011 9:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Seattle Genetics Inc. said Wednesday it is publicly offering $155 million in common stock.The biotechnology company is offering 10 million shares at $15.50 apiece, marking a 4 percent discount to Tuesday's closing price of $16.17.Shares of Seattle Genetics fell 51 cents, or 3.2 percent, to...

PanCareSurFup: Major EU project to tackle complications of childhood cancer treatment

February 2, 2011 8:39 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Lund University) An increasing number of children survive cancer. However, many of them pay a high price. The harsh treatment can lead to hormone imbalances that affect sexual and physical development. Others are affected by infertility, cardiovascular or kidney problems or...

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Early detection of lung cancer

February 2, 2011 8:39 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft) The earlier cancers can be detected, the better the chances of a cure. Researchers are now working to develop a new diagnostics platform with which the illness can be diagnosed in its early stages, even during a visit to the general practitioner: protein...

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Sonoma Orthopedic Products® Announces Key License and Distribution Agreement for Japan

February 2, 2011 7:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Feb. 2, 2011 /- Sonoma Orthopedic Products announced that it has entered into a licensing and distribution agreement with Ai-Medic, a subsidiary of Olympus® Business Creation Corporation.  Ai-Medic is a leading supplier of orthopedic products in the Japanese...

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DRIVE4COPD Moves 1 Million People to Get Screened and Determine Personal COPD Risk in First Year

February 2, 2011 7:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Feb. 2, 2011 /- DRIVE4COPD today announced that it achieved its goal of screening 1 million Americans to determine their risk for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in its first year. The health awareness campaign aims to make a fundamental change in how COPD...

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Lilly, Bristol-Myers Squibb Stop Enrollment in One of Two Phase III Lung Cancer Trials of Necitumumab

February 2, 2011 7:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

INDIANAPOLIS and PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 2, 2011 /- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY ) announced today that they have stopped enrollment in one of their two global Phase III studies evaluating necitumumab, an investigational anti-cancer agent,...

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Next Generation of MEMS gyroscopes and inertial combo sensors from SensorDynamics

February 2, 2011 6:38 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

SensorDynamics is a well known manufacturer of automotive grade MEMS gyroscopes and inertial combo sensors such as SD721 (single axis gyroscope), SD755 (gyroscope plus accelerometer) and SD78x family (gyroscope plus 3D accelerometer) mainly for Rollover and ESC.

MEMS facts to watch in 2011!

February 2, 2011 6:38 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

For this first issue of MEMSTrends 2011, we would like to highlight what we think will be the most important MEMS areas to watch in 2011.

Stina Announces Addition of Geo to Board of Directors

February 2, 2011 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Stina Resources Ltd. ("the Company") (TSX VENTURE: SQA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Geologist Allan Doherty to the Company's Board of Directors.Mr. Doherty's geological experience includes 30 years of mineral exploration and geological mapping in the Yukon, and was project ...

Concert Pharmaceuticals, Walter Reed partner on seizure teatment

February 2, 2011 5:33 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Concert Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced that it has signed an agreement to work with the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research to conduct preclinical testing of a Concert drug compound in treating seizures stemming from traumatic brain injuries.

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PositiveID Corporation Appoints Ambassador Ned L. Siegel to Its Board of Directors

February 2, 2011 4:34 am | by PositiveID | Comments

PositiveID Corporation Appoints Ambassador Ned L. Siegel to Its Board of Directors

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Tyco Division Awards Global AED Contract to Cardiac Science

February 2, 2011 4:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BOTHELL, Wash., Feb. 2, 2011 /- Cardiac Science Corporation , a global leader in automated external defibrillator ( AED ) and diagnostic cardiac monitoring devices, has been awarded a contract to deploy Powerheart AEDs in all Tyco Flow Control facilities globally. Tyco Flow Control is a...

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