Nuvo Announces 2009 second quarter financial results
... June 30, 2008. The decrease relates primarily to lower
research and development expenses as Covidien ... and net interest expense, offset partially by lower
research and development costs.
Research and ... The Company was able to reduce its net loss as lower
research and development costs, an increase in ...
Labopharm Reports Results for Second Quarter Fiscal 2009
... of fiscal 2008. The decrease was the result of lower
sales volumes due to the variable ordering ... 2008. The decrease was primarily the result of lower
clinical trial costs in the second quarter of ... tramadol product. These were partially offset by lower
costs for consultants and professional services, ...
US Oncology Reports Second Quarter Operating Results
... in medical oncology and radiation, coupled with lower
general and administrative expenses, partially ... Revenue growth was partially offset by lower
utilization of ESAs by affiliated physicians. ... risk management in this offering, as well as lower
ESA drug volumes. Pharmaceutical services EBITDA ...
Smart Balance Announces 2009 Second Quarter Results
... per share was due to increased gross profits and lower
financing-related costs, partially offset by ... 41.4% for the second quarter of 2008, due to lower
commodity costs and higher pricing carried over ... higher pricing, the growth in case shipments and lower
product input costs, partially offset by higher ...
Number of Californians with No Health Insurance is Rising says MedicareSupplementPlans.com
... in 2000 to 58.6 percent in 2007. That number is lower
than the national average of more than 64 ... strapped cities by creating higher costs, lower
productivity and lower
earnings. It may also mean higher costs for those ...
Cambrex Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results
... quarter 2009 sales of $59.8 million were 9.8% lower
than the second quarter 2008. Excluding an 11.9% ... Partially offsetting these increases were lower
sales of generic APIs and feed additives. Custom ... the higher margins. This was partially offset by lower
volume and pricing of generic APIs.
Pilot study: Workplace yoga and meditation can lower feelings of stress
... yoga combined with six weekly group sessions can lower
feelings of stress by more than 10 percent and ... to determine whether the intervention can lead to lower
levels of stress hormones.
For the pilot ... adult office workers with body mass index scores lower
than 30 who exercised less than 30 minutes on ...
West Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results
Consolidated sales were 6.6% lower
in the quarter when compared to the prior year ... products. We currently believe that the lower
Tech demand will be more than offset by ... continue to expect further positive effects from lower
production costs as a result of our ...
Innophos Holdings, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results
... for the comparable period in 2008. Due to lower
operating rates in Mexico, the 2009 second ... revenues were down in the second quarter. The lower
volumes reflect the continuing recession, limited ... in Mexico under competitive pricing and lower
demand conditions. Through more flexible ...
ProAssurance Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results
... transaction, our operational expenses were lower
in the quarter than the same period a year ago. ... compared to the year-ago period, and was due to lower
interest rates on our short-term investments, lower
fixed-maturity yields and smaller average ...
Generic Erosion of Established Agents Will Offset Growth From Uptake of Emerging Therapies in the Market for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
... market for benign prostatic hyperplasia and male lower
urinary tract symptoms in the United States, ... entitled Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Male lower
Urinary Tract Symptoms finds that the market is ... used to treat patients diagnosed with both male lower
urinary tract symptoms and erectile dysfunction," ...
STAAR Surgical Generates Cash From Operations During Second Quarter
... sales of low margin products. Sales of these lower
margin products declined by 23.5% or $1.5 million ... impacted by our decision to de-emphasize sales of lower
margin products, we are optimistic that we will ... margin was flat year over year as a result of lower
ASPs on IOLs and ICLs and higher unit costs due ...
MedQuist Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results
... period. The decline was due primarily to lower
medical transcription revenue of $2.7 million resulting from lower
average prices for MedQuist's services.
... was due to reduced medical transcription volume, lower
payroll related to increased use of speech ...
Gen-Probe Reports Financial Results for Second Quarter 2009
... 2009 were negatively affected by $8.8 million of lower
product shipments to the Company's commercial ... This reduction resulted primarily from: lower
West Nile virus assay shipments due to previously discussed ordering patterns; lower
U.S. shipments of the PROCLEIX ULTRIO assay due ...
STERIS Corporation Announces Fiscal 2010 First Quarter Results
... in capital equipment and service, reflecting lower
spending by hospital Customers across most major ... driven by improved working capital management and lower
Regular Quarterly ... will take longer, cost more or produce lower
benefits than anticipated, (c) the possibility ...
BioCryst Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results And Provides Corporate Update
... collaborations with Mundipharma, as well as lower
amortization of deferred revenue from our ... $13.4 million for the second quarter of 2008. The lower
R&D expenses resulted from a reduction in ... costs associated with the forodesine program, and lower
pre-clinical program costs. In addition, general ...
Tyco International Reports Third Quarter Earnings from Continuing Operations Before Special Items of $0.58 Per Share and GAAP Earnings of $0.51 Per Share
... America and Europe as a result of continuing lower
sales to commercial customers.
Operating ... million decreased $30 million primarily due to lower
volume and a $4 million negative foreign currency ... weak demand in end markets and significantly lower
year over year steel prices. Volume declined 40% ...
Immune responses to flu vaccine are diminished in lupus patients
... (both CD4+ and CD8+ T-cells) to influenza were lower
in SLE patients prior to vaccination. Following vaccination, cell-mediated responses remained lower
in SLE patients than controls. CD4+ and CD8+ ... and/or azathioprine was associated with lower
cell-mediated responses following vaccination.
Study Finds Weight-Loss Surgery Safer Than Thought
... suggests the risk of complications may be much lower
than what has previously been reported.
The ... the risk of death over time is about 35 percent lower
for someone who's had the surgery compared to ... keep dropping, those BMI numbers may get even lower
in the future.
The current study included ...
Covance Reports Second Quarter Revenue of $466M and EPS of $0.66
... the weakening of the US dollar and a slightly lower
tax rate, we are upwardly adjusting our 2009 ... and $192.5 million in the first quarter of 2009. lower
demand in toxicology drove the year-on-year ... quarter operating margins were impacted by a lower
level of study activity, costs related to the ...
WellPoint Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results
... The revenue decline resulted primarily from lower
fully insured Commercial enrollment in 2009, ... June 30, 2008. The decrease in DCP reflected a lower
Medical Claims Payable balance resulting from the reduction in claims inventories, lower
fully insured enrollment and ...
Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. Reports $0.31 EPS for the Second Quarter 2009 and Raises Full Year EPS Guidance
... bad debt expense of $0.9 million, offset by lower
professional fees of $0.9 million and $0.4 ... less than the same period of last year due to lower
variable interest rates.
Net sales for ... bad debt expense of $1.0 million, offset by lower
advertising costs of $1.2 million and $1.5 ...
Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. Reports Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2010
... 2009. Sales of distributed products were also lower
due to price erosion on the products sold, ... sales in the first quarter of Fiscal 2010 were lower
due to the negative impact of our voluntary ... to the inventory seized by the FDA, as well as lower
Dan Movens, Caraco's Chief ...
MSA Announces Second Quarter Results
... breathing apparatus (SCBA) were $12.2 million lower
in the current quarter. Second quarter 2008 SCBA ... sales were down $8.8 million, primarily due to lower
shipments of helmets and gas masks to military ... quarter. Local currency sales were flat. lower
sales in Latin America, Australia and Africa, ...
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Provides Clinical Pipeline Update and Reports 2009 Second Quarter Financial Results
... ended June 30, 2009 was primarily attributable to lower
revenue recognized under Lexicon's alliance ... 2008. The decrease was primarily attributable to lower
salary and benefit costs, due to reductions in ... in part by associated severance costs, as well as lower
external preclinical research and development ...
Study: Bariatric surgery patients have 67 percent lower chance of complications at top hospitals
... and patient lengths of stay that are dramatically lower
than poorly rated hospitals.
In the study, ... 375 cases over three years, have a 32 percent lower
risk of patient complications than lower
volume programs, those with less than 75 cases ...
Genetic testing may be valuable in treating colorectal cancer
... can identify those with the variation in order to lower
the treatment dose -- however, it has been ... be nearly as effective as the full dose. If the lower
dose is as effective, the test could prevent many ... It would also mean better life expectancy and lower
cost of care.
The study appears online in the ...
IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results
... and consumables volumes was partly offset by lower
sales volume and lower
average unit sales prices for LaserCyte((R)) ... higher average unit sales prices partly offset by lower
Production Animal ...
President Obama's Visit to Cleveland Clinic Provides Look at High-Quality, Cost-Effective Healthcare Delivery Model
... World Report - provides outstanding outcomes at lower
costs. Compared with valve replacement, mitral valve repair provides better long-term survival, lower
risk of complications, and usually avoids the ... will reduce medical errors, improve quality and lower
The unique integrated delivery ...
Leukemia cells evade immune system by mimicking normal cells, Stanford studies show
... a poorer prognosis than those whose cells express lower
levels, and masking its presence makes the human ... levels would fare more poorly than those with lower
levels," said Majeti. "Furthermore, if we could ... time period than those whose cancers expressed lower
levels of the molecule: High CD47 expressors ...
Study finds rapid growth in health costs hurts economic performance of US industries
... costs in the United States with job losses and lower
output among industries that commonly provide ... health insurance had significantly lower
employment growth during the study period than ... employer-sponsored health insurance also showed lower
growth in their contribution to the gross ...
Lilly Reports Solid Second-Quarter 2009 Results, Raises EPS Guidance
... a net expense of $24.1 million, primarily due to lower
interest income and higher interest expense associated with the ImClone acquisition, as well as lower
business development income.
The ... to $157.6 million, due to reduced demand and lower
prices as a result of the entry of generic ...
Blue Shield of California Expands CalPERS NetValue Service Area
Rate Plan Now Available in Imperial, San ... the NetValue HMO plan offers CalPERS members a lower
rate HMO plan option in exchange for using a ... network allows us to offer more people this lower
cost option without sacrificing quality."
Amylin Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter Financial Results
... the same period in 2008. The decrease reflects lower
cost-sharing payments from our collaboration ... period in 2008. The decrease primarily reflects lower
development expenses for exenatide once weekly ... the same period in 2008. The decrease reflects lower
cost-sharing payments from Lilly due to decreased ...
Studies Affirm Value of Healthy Lifestyle
... of those in the group -- had an 80 percent lower
incidence of high blood pressure than those who ... none of the rules. The incidence was 72 percent lower
for the 0.8 percent of the women who followed five lifestyle rules, 58 percent lower
for the 1.6 percent of the women following four ...
Genetic Variation Associated With Survival Advantage in African Americans With HIV
... that persons of African descent have, on average, lower
white blood cell (WBC) counts than persons of ... The average WBC counts were also significantly lower
during the course of the disease in African ... pronounced in those with progressively lower
WBC counts, suggesting that the interaction ...
Employers Express Doubts About Employer Mandate and Government-Sponsored Public Plan, Says Aon Consulting Survey
... scenario of a government-run public plan having lower
provider reimbursement levels and richer benefits ... physicians and hospitals, which is significantly lower
than private-sector plans," said John Zern, Aon ... Employers also believe the most effective ways to lower
medical trend is through comprehensive ...
Exposure to Common Pollutant in Womb Might Lower IQ
... exhaust is one example -- translates into lower
IQ scores by the time a child reaches the age of ... exposure in the womb scored more than four points lower
on full-scale IQ tests, and nearly five points lower
on verbal IQ tests.
Although such evidence ...
Shifting Scientific, Health Priorities and Global Economic Downturn Impact Investment in HIV Prevention R&D
... while other HIV prevention R&D received much lower
levels of funding. AIDS vaccine research declined ... HIV vaccine research funding. Levels were even lower
across other HIV prevention research priorities. ... to child. These efforts are being funded at much lower
levels that other HIV prevention research, with ...
Private and public insurance choices could help pay for national health care reform
The new report, How Health Care Reform Can lower
the Costs of Insurance Administration, says that ... improve health care quality and efficiency, and lower
the trajectory of health care costs through a ... indicate that such simplification will help lower
premiums and reduce the cost of extending ...