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Biodel Appoints Arthur Urciuoli to its Board of Directors

September 17, 2010 4:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

DANBURY, Conn., Sept. 17 /- Biodel Inc. (Nasdaq: BIOD ) announced today the appointment of Arthur Urciuoli to the company's board of directors.  Mr. Urciuoli is chairman of ArcherGroup, a private investment and consulting services firm, and was recently elected to the board of the...

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Pharmasset to Present at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference

September 17, 2010 4:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept 17 /- Pharmasset, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRUS ) announces that management will present at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference to be held September 20-22, 2010 at the Grand Hyatt, New York, NY. Schaefer Price, Pharmasset's President and Chief Executive Officer, will...

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Henry Schein to Present at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference

September 17, 2010 4:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 17 /- Henry Schein, Inc., (Nasdaq: HSIC ), the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based practitioners, announced today that Steven Paladino, Henry Schein's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the UBS...

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Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust implements new integration engine

September 17, 2010 4:32 am | by RealWire | Comments

Moves from SeeBeyond to Java CAPSLondon, 17 September, 2010 - Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) has chosen and implemented a new integration engine in order to create a more stable and robust environment for the huge number of interfaces between clinical and administrative...

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3DIC memory with wide IO interface is coming by 2013 says NOKIA

September 17, 2010 12:34 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

Kauppi Kujala from NOKIA announced at Semicon Taiwan show last week the high volume adoption of through silicon vias (TSV) for « wide IO » DRAM and logic integration in 2013.

Alere to Attend the Fifth Annual JMP Securities Healthcare Conference on September 28, 2010

September 17, 2010 12:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 16 /- Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR ), a global leader in enabling individuals to take charge of their health at home through the merger of rapid diagnostics and health management, announced today that it will attend the Fifth Annual JMP Securities Healthcare Conference...

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Father absence linked to earlier puberty among certain girls

September 16, 2010 9:33 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of California -- Berkeley) Girls in homes without a biological father are more likely to hit puberty at an earlier age, according to a new study led by researchers at UC Berkeley's School of Public Health. The findings held only for girls in higher income households,...

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FDA expands approval of implants for heart failure

September 16, 2010 2:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it approved three implantable heart devices from Boston Scientific Corp. for a new use in treating heart failure patients.All three devices are cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators. The devices are implanted in the upper chest and use...

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Rural/Metro to Participate in JMP Securities Fifth Annual Healthcare Conference

September 16, 2010 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Rural/Metro Corporation (NASDAQ: RURL), a leading national provider of ambulance and private fire protection services, announced today that Michael P. DiMino, President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the JMP Securities Fifth Annual Healthcare Conference on ...

Community Health buying back stock

September 16, 2010 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Hospital operator Community Health Systems Inc. said Thursday that it will buy back up to 4 million shares of common stock.The company said the new program will succeed an existing share repurchase program for up to 3 million shares. Just under that amount has been repurchased at a cost of...

Technology to screen for synbio abuses lags

September 16, 2010 1:38 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(SAGE Publications UK) Amid growing concern that synthetic life sciences pose biosecurity and biosafety risks, scrutiny is increasing into the burgeoning DNA sequence trade. Research published today in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, published by SAGE, looks at the necessity...

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Center integrates human, animal, environmental health

September 16, 2010 1:37 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) The Center for One Health Illinois, established at the University of Illinois last year with a $250,000 grant from the US Department of Agriculture, will receive another $500,000 in grants over several years from the USDA to pursue its...

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Chiang Mai University and Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital Work With IBM To Build Medical Hub to Serve Northern Region of Thailand

September 16, 2010 1:37 pm | by IBM | Comments

Thailand's Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University is working with IBM to connect all of its information technology (IT) systems and infrastructure to the university's hospital, Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital, to boost academic excellence for its medical students and improve...

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News Media Coverage Reduces Pandemic Impact, Model Shows

September 16, 2010 1:37 pm | by Georgia Tech Institute of Technology | Comments

Public health officials have long believed that notifying the public about outbreaks of infectious disease could help reduce transmission rates and the overall impact of a pandemic. Researchers have now shown that to be true by modifying a widely used infectious disease model.

Baylor researchers advancing genetic treatment for ovarian cancer

September 16, 2010 1:35 pm | by Baylor College of Medicine | Comments

As the understanding of the biology of ovarian cancer broadens, there is an increased need to develop treatments that are targeted toward a person's genetic makeup, said a clinician-researcher from Baylor College of Medicine. "We have not been able to pinpoint exactly what causes ovarian...

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