Navigation Links
Lower in Medical News

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

... release. 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 capital spending. 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 sales. 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 sales volumes. 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 costs." 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

... - lower 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 ...
Other Contents
(Date:10/30/2014)... professor has received a $1.04 million grant from ... tissue and reduce osteoarthritis using a patient,s own ... made of biodegradable polymers., Liping Tang, a bioengineering ... said the research is primarily focused on helping ... "We,ve found that if we inject microscaffolding that ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... available in German . ... our fellow humans to behave socially? This is one ... game theory. Previous studies assumed that it is almost ... from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology have ... influence on the cooperative behaviour of others. However, the ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract fulfill many vital ... same bacteria can induce strong inflammatory responses by ... and enter the bloodstream. , Although acute inflammation ... chronic or systemic inflammation is linked to numerous ... involvement of inflammatory processes in the development of ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):UTA researcher uses microscaffolding injections to mend cartilage, prevent osteoarthritis 2Together we are strong -- or insufferable 2Together we are strong -- or insufferable 3Together we are strong -- or insufferable 4Breakdown in gut barriers to bacteria may promote inflammation and craving in alcoholics 2
(Date:10/31/2014)... terms of duration of treatment and cost, patients ... accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) with proton therapy ... research from The University of Texas MD Anderson ... cost analysis study based on typical patient characteristics, ... charges for eight different types of partial and ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... 2014 Gold Medal Wine Club ... but tasteful gifts for the wine novice and enthusiasts on ... Gift Giving Special , which Early Bird shoppers receive discounts ... Club Gift membership. , Gift Givers must place their ... Besides offering discounts, Gold Medal Wine Club adds more value ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... scientists have found a drug combination that can trigger ... the way for new treatments, according to research that ... (NCRI) Cancer Conference in Liverpool next week*. , When ... chain of events culminating in self destruction. But cancer ... immortal. This means that cells grow out of control ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... October 31, 2014 Triple Board Certified ... hair restoration services to transform the appearance of military ... American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery (AAFPRS) ... to restore the facial hair Jones lost during an ... The pro-bono hair restoration procedure, valued around $16,000, took ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... Radiology and EMR Integration , “Surveys ... diagnostic imaging centers but Connectivity is Opportunity,” says ... “Differentiation is critical in all businesses today and ... the intense competition and the downward pressure on ... from the competition by fully integrating with the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Proton therapy shown to be less costly than some alternative radiotherapy techniques 2Health News:Proton therapy shown to be less costly than some alternative radiotherapy techniques 3Health News:Gold Medal Wine Club now offering Early Bird Gift Giving Special for Holidays 2Health News:Scientists trigger self-destruct switch in lung cancer cells 2Health News:Miami Hair Restoration Specialist Transforms Wounded Soldier 2Health News:Diagnostic Imaging of Salem Expects Growth Partnering with DigitalOne 2
Other TagsOther Tags