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The MedZilla Report: March 2009 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health

... and Hospitals Corporation, were forced to lay off workers as Medicaid payouts decreased. The ... their budgets, employees in danger of being laid off -- either real or perceived -- have increased ... and operations employees, while postings fell off in areas not normally known for seeing large ...

The Coalition to Prevent Deep-Vein Thrombosis (DVT) RV Tour Takes to the Road to Educate the Nation About the Importance of DVT Risk Assessment

... lower leg. Once formed, a blood clot can break off and may cause severe complications, some even ... lower leg. Once formed, a blood clot can break off and may cause severe complications, some even ... Driving to Reduce the Risks of DVT To kick off the sixth national DVT Awareness Month, the ...

A supercharged metal-ion generator

... with a positive charge to knock the metal atoms off a target. Scientists at the U.S. Department of ... in which some of the metal atoms sputtered off the target are themselves ionized and return to the target to knock off still more atoms. The great advantage of ...

The MedZilla Report: October 2008 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health

... companies that said they had planned to lay off employees did so under cover of restructuring ... drops in the numbers of posted jobs; sales was off 4.5 percent, and primary care was off 3.5. Companies that actively searched for ...

Barr Reports Second Quarter 2008 GAAP Earnings of $0.52 Per Share; Adjusted Earnings of $0.64 Per Share

... CEO. "Substitution rates on Ocella have started off strong and, as a result, we expect to record ... $(8) $(5) (e) Write off of acquired IPR&D associated with additional ... $(14) $(10) (e) Write off of acquired IPR&D associated with additional ...

'Sticky nanotubes' hold key to future technologies

... the forces required to peel tiny nanotubes off of other materials, opening up the possibility of ... how much force is needed to pull a material off of another material is essential for ... from surfaces, discovering that the tubes lift off in fits and starts instead of smoothly. "We ...

Assembly technique for tiny wires may eventually help detect cancer and other diseases

... the chip, large numbers of nanowires pretreated off chip," says Rustom B. Bhiladvala, research ... fabrication, researchers manufacture nanowires off chip using any inorganic or organic material that ... They can attach probe molecules to the wires off chip, using a variety of chemicals and they can ...

Purdue leads center to simulate behavior of micro-electromechanical systems

... switches can be used to turn radio signals on and off for a variety of purposes in national defense and ... hair. The devices, switches used to turn on and off radio frequency signals, are made of a thin metal ... property called capacitance and switching off the radio signal, in effect ...

Angiotech announces results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2007

... rate note refinancing. n. Includes write off of AMI tax receivable and write off of certain capitalized costs. ... currency net monetary assets. j. Write off of uncollectible receivable and ...

Nastech Assigns Intellectual Property Related to the Development of RNA-Based Therapeutics to its Subsidiary, MDRNA, Inc.

... is a cellular mechanism that can be used to turn off the production of a protein by using small ... replication. If siRNAs are successful at turning off the production of such proteins, the spread of ... targets, designing the siRNA that will turn off the production of the targeted proteins, and ...

NEWSWEEK: Media Lead Sheet/December 10, 2007 Issue (on newsstands Monday, December 3).

... known that certain genes can be turned on and off by chemical switches, but only recently have they ... Obama and Clinton have spent weeks trading off between first and second place in Iowa polls and ... for the White House, Clinton has kicked off a fuller discussion on what constitutes ...

World's smallest radio uses single nanotube to pick up good vibrations

... The voltage is high enough to pull electrons off the tip of the nanotube and, because the nanotube ... second electrode, which makes carbon atoms jump off the tip of the nanotube, trimming it down to size ... is actually the sound of atoms jumping on and off the tip of the nanotube, he hopes to use the ...

New clues about a hydrogen fuel catalyst

... One at a Time The results suggested that the active catalyst picks off hydrogen from a particular spot on the ammonia borane molecule: a nitrogen ... between the remaining hydrogen and boron unstable. So the molecule spits off the second hydrogen as well, and the two hydrogen atoms form molecular ...

The MedZilla Report: April 2009 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health

... was an increase of more than 20 percent from March, job growth overall is off by about 40 percent compared to 2008. Seattle, WA (Vocus) May 25, 2009 -- With first quarter job growth in healthcare off by about 40 percent from first quarter 2008, job seekers might have ...

PDL BioPharma Announces First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... 2008 and PDL's former biotechnology operations which were spun off in December 2008 have been presented as discontinued operations ... 2008 and PDL's former biotechnology operations which were spun off in December 2008 have been presented as discontinued operations ...

ViroPharma Incorporated Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... expenses, and (4) certain non-recurring events such as the goodwill write off arising from our book value being lower than our market capitalization at ... basis. For purposes of determining non-GAAP net income goodwill write off arising from our book value being lower than our market capitalization at ...

Beckman Coulter Announces First Quarter 2009 Results

... 8%. Cellular Analysis cash instrument sales showed the greatest decline, off more than $18 million versus an unusually strong first quarter 2008 when a ... or 10% in constant currency. Life Science cash instrument sales were off nearly 20%, versus a strong prior year quarter in which cash instrument ...

A molecular ripcord for chemical reactions

... in which it should be possible to turn chemical reactions on and off as desired. Potential applications include the injection molding of ... weakest link the metal complex in two. The cap on one end was now broken off from the active metal ion, which allowed the metal ion to become ...

AstraZeneca Calls on All Americans to Join US AGAINST ATHERO to Fight the Nation's Number One Killer

... 2009 Artery Explorer Tour Kicks off This Month, Urging People Across the Country to Take Action Against ... buildup of plaque inside the arteries. The Artery Explorer kicks off its nationwide tour on March 27 in Washington, D.C. and will travel to a ...

ViroPharma Improves Financial Position Through Repurchase of $45 Million Principal Amount of Senior Convertible Notes

... non-cash goodwill impairment charge and may be required to write off goodwill or other intangible assets in the future. If we are required to write off goodwill or other intangible assets, our financial position or results of ...

Pharma ChemOutsourcing Unveils 100 Pharma & Biotech Speaker Faculty for 2009 Conference September 14-16 in Long Branch, NJ

... list may be viewed at www.chemoutsourcing.com The show will kick off with a beach party to kick off the event on Sunday, September 13. The 14th will commence activities and ...

ViroPharma Incorporated Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Financial Results

... non-cash goodwill impairment charge and may be required to write off goodwill or other intangible assets in the future. If we are required to write off goodwill or other intangible assets, our financial position or results of ...

Mylan Reports Adjusted Diluted EPS of $0.26 for the Quarter Ended Dec. 31, 2008, and Adjusted Diluted EPS of $0.80 for the Year Ended Dec. 31, 2008

... purchase accounting related items, a charge of $1.27 billion to write off in-process research and development related to the acquisition of the ... million, while the prior year included a charge of $1.42 billion to write off in-process research and development related to the acquisitions of Matrix ...

FDA Approves KAPIDEX(TM) (Dexlansoprazole) delayed release capsules for the Treatment of GERD

... PPI market." PPIs work by reducing acid production by turning off many of the acid pumps in the stomach. KAPIDEX contains two types of ... a proton pump inhibitor (PPI), which decreases acid production by turning off many of the acid pumps in the stomach, thus helping to protect the ...

Gene against bacterial attack unravelled

... each bacterium enters its own Toll code. For known pathogens this sets off an alarm in the immune system and the defence mechanism is activated. Yet ... cause for this resistance. He discovered which toll receptor can fend off B. pseudomallei. He did this by rearing mice DNA in which the gene for ...

AARC Presentation Cites Masimo Patient SafetyNet as Key Factor in 'Improving Patient Outcomes and Reducing Costs' in Post-Acute Care Facilities

... a leader in post-acute respiratory care, presented how weaning patients off ventilator care in a post-acute care setting provides improved outcomes ... costs. According to Mr. Gantt, a major challenge to weaning patients off ventilator care in the post-acute environment was a safe and easy-to-use ...

Solar power game-changer: 'Near perfect' absorption of sunlight, from all angles

... would absorb and transmit considerably less light if the light source were off to the side or on the wearer's periphery. This same is true of ... it also helps to capture any light that may have otherwise been reflected off of the layers below it. The seven layers, each with a height of 50 ...

Dry adhesive based on carbon nanotubes gets stronger, with directional gripping ability

... the ability to tightly grip vertical surfaces while being easily lifted off when desired. Beyond the ability to walk on walls, the material could ... the van der Waals forces that occur at the atomic scale. When lifted off the surface in a direction parallel to the main body of the nanotubes, ...

Tests show LLNL detection instrument can monitor the air for all major terrorist threat substances

... multiple-agent tests, SPAMS accurately identified each substance and set off the correct alarms within an average of 34 seconds after their release ... weeks in 2004-05, recording data, though it lacked the capability to set off alarms. The system records were later analyzed in the lab to evaluate ...

Cephalon Exceeds Both Sales and Earnings Guidance for Second Quarter of 2008

... TREANDA and AMRIX off to Strong Starts Cephalon Advances NUVIGIL Launch to 2009 ... launches of TREANDA and AMRIX and that both of these unique products are off to great starts. An earlier launch of NUVIGIL and higher spending on AMRIX ...

New insights into cellular reprogramming revealed by genomic analysis

... factors proteins that mediate whether their target genes are turned on or off could drive fully differentiated cells, such as skin or blood cells, into ... cell-like state, known as induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells. Building off of this knowledge, the researchers examined both successfully and ...

Medco CEO to Shareholders: Delivering Results, Driving Shareholder Value

... dispensing volume of 94.8 million prescriptions," Snow said. "And we're off to a tremendous start in 2008, setting new sales records since becoming a ... proud of our 2007 and 2008 results. Our 2009 selling season is already off to a very strong start and we currently expect 2009 to represent another ...

As Billions in Blockbuster Drug Revenue Goes Off Patent, Life Sciences Companies are Challenged to Fundamentally Change Future R&D Strategies, According to New Deloitte Report

... challenged with replacing the $65 billion worth of product expected to go off patent in the next four years must dramatically rethink their R&D models ... industry further supports the urgency for change as blockbuster drugs go off patent and compete with generics. A recent Deloitte Center for Health ...

Engineers make first 'active matrix' display using nanowires

... by a white light, and each pixel acts as a filter that turns on and off to create images. OLEDS, however, emit light directly, eliminating the ... map displayed on your windshield so that you didn't have to take your eyes off the road." The new OLEDs have a brightness nearly comparable to that of ...

New filter clears up fiber optic communications

... is transported over these multiple channels, it's necessary to drop off individual wavelength channels at different points on the fiber. At the ... optical fiber comes to a receiving station, you want to be able to pick off just one of those frequencies and send it to an individual end user," ...

New adhesive mimics gecko toe hairs

... hold 400 grams (0.88 pounds). At the same time, the adhesive easily lifts off with minimal force and no residue. Scientists have long marveled at the ... a second, so it'd get very tired if it had to work hard to pull its feet off at every step." The microfibers, made of polypropylene, are 20 microns ...

Argonne researcher studies what makes quantum dots blink

... because the wavelength, or color, of light that the quantum dots give off can be very widely tuned simply by changing the size of the nanoparticles. ... has been widely studied, and it has been found that a single dot can blink off for times that can vary between microseconds and several minutes. The ...

Anthrax vaccine produces immunity with nanoparticles, not needles

... immune response. That primes the immune system to promptly fight off infection when it encounters the whole microbe. Besides eliminating ... produces antibodies and primes specific cells throughout the body to fend off anthrax infection. The vaccine also induced immunity on the mucous ...

Anthrax vaccine produces immunity with nanoparticles, not needles

... immune response. That primes the immune system to promptly fight off infection when it encounters the whole microbe. Besides eliminating ... produces antibodies and primes specific cells throughout the body to fend off anthrax infection. The vaccine also induced immunity on the mucous ...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announces financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009

... (686) 615 (1,442) Severance and restructuring 332 1,762 1,266 4,840 Write off of capitalized costs - 500 - 500 Write-down / loss on redemption of investments ...
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