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Healing Blindness in Mice

April 25, 2011 8:38 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Comments

Delivering light-sensitive proteins to the retinas of blind mice restores some vision.

Racial differences in willingness to exhaust personal finances for life-sustaining care

April 25, 2011 8:35 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) Minority races -- especially blacks -- are more willing than whites to expend personal financial resources to prolong life after being diagnosed with lung or colorectal cancer, even if it means using up all of their personal financial resources. That is the conclusion of...

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Blacks more willing to exhaust financial resources for more cancer care

April 25, 2011 8:34 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Alabama at Birmingham) Blacks, Hispanics and Asians are more likely than whites to spend their life savings to extend life; preferences could inform cancer care

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Express Scripts 1Q profit, revenue come up short(4)

April 25, 2011 4:46 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts Inc. said its first-quarter net income rose, although not as much as analysts expected, as client renewals and claims volume fell.Net income for the three months that ended March 31 rose 25 percent to $326.5 million, or 61 cents per share, from $260.2...

Express Scripts 1Q profit, revenue come up short(3)

April 25, 2011 4:45 pm | Comments

Pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts Inc. said its first-quarter net income rose, although not as much as analysts expected, as client renewals and claims volume fell.Net income for the three months that ended March 31 rose 25 percent to $326.5 million, or 61 cents per share, from $260.2...

Health Management 1Q profit grows 18 percent

April 25, 2011 3:49 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Health Management Associates Inc. said Monday its profit climbed 18 percent in the first quarter as it expanded its network of hospitals.The company said its profit grew to $55.5 million, or 22 cents per share, from $46.9 million, or 19 cents per share one year earlier. Revenue grew 13 percent,...

Chemed 1Q profit slips 6.5 percent on charges

April 25, 2011 3:48 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Chemed Corp., which operates Roto-Rooter plumbing service and Vitas Healthcare hospices, said Monday its profit fell 6.5 percent in the first quarter on charges related to legal costs, stock options, and incentive compensation.Chemed runs Roto-Rooter, the largest U.S. plumbing service, and...

Express Scripts 1Q profit, revenue come up short(2)

April 25, 2011 3:47 pm | Comments

Pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts Inc. said its first-quarter net income rose, although not as much as analysts expected, as client renewals and claims volume fell.Net income for the three months that ended March 31 rose 25 percent to $326.5 million, or 61 cents per share, from $260.2...

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Xcovery Vision Founders to Speak at ARVO 2011

April 25, 2011 12:37 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 25, 2011 /- The ophthalmic therapeutics company Xcovery Vision announced today that Sheridan G. Snyder, OBE, Chairman and CEO, and Dr. Ken Mandell, President and COO, will be speaking at The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual...

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Fisher Center Scientists Show That Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Reduce Effectiveness of SSRI Antidepressants

April 25, 2011 12:37 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NEW YORK, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists at the Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research at The Rockefeller University, led by Paul Greengard, Ph.D ., and Jennifer Warner-Schmidt, Ph.D., have shown that anti-inflammatory drugs, which include ibuprofen, aspirin...

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TSX-listed corporate dividends and distributions declared April 25, 2011(2)

April 25, 2011 11:46 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Dividends or distributions were declared or updated on the followed listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange on April 25, 2011.Senior Gold Producers Income Corp. Cl 'a' (TSX:GPC): $0.0625. Payable Jul 15. Record Jun 30.Acuity Focused Total Return Trust Units (TSX:AFU.UN): $0.03. Payable Jun...

TSX-listed corporate dividends and distributions declared April 25, 2011

April 25, 2011 11:45 am | Comments

Dividends or distributions were declared or updated on the followed listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange on April 25, 2011.Senior Gold Producers Income Corp. Cl 'a' (TSX:GPC): $0.0625. Payable Jul 15. Record Jun 30.Acuity Focused Total Return Trust Units (TSX:AFU.UN): $0.03. Payable Jun...

New Biopharmaceutical Company to Accelerate Delivery of Vaccines and Protein Therapeutics

April 25, 2011 10:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BRYAN/COLLEGE STATION, Texas, April 25, 2011 /- Caliber Biotherapeutics, a fully-integrated biopharmaceutical company, announced the opening of the world's largest plant-made pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Bryan, Texas, with the capability of producing 10-100 million doses of...

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Meaningful Use Outcomes will Change Reporting

April 25, 2011 10:35 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | Comments

The usual EHR approach won't suffice in the future. You need to be able to get orders electronically and be more responsible to patients with your reporting.

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Dominion Diagnostics Celebrates National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week with Rhode Island Elected Officials

April 25, 2011 10:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I., April 25, 2011 /- On Wednesday, April 27 at 11 a.m., Dominion Diagnostics will host Rhode Island Congressman James R. Langevin, Governor Lincoln Chafee, Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth H. Roberts, and their staffs for a laboratory tour and luncheon at its headquarters...

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