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AMN Healthcare Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

... trends, while operating with an improved cost structure going forward. At the same time, we are also ... opportunities for future growth; Cost structure improvements and more streamlined infrastructure ... the same time, we are prudently managing our cost structure and balance sheet in order to position ourselves ...

New Report Just Published: World Hepatitis C Virus And Therapeutics Market Report

... II-13 Table 5: HCV Treatment Market: Cost structure for Years 2007 through 2016 and Beyond ... Hepatitis C Virus II-27 History II-27 structure II-27 Components of HCV Genome II-28 Life ... Graph/Chart) II-50 Testing and Counseling structure Poorly Developed II-50 Depleted Testing ...

Skin and Skin Structure Infections Are the Second Most Common Diagnoses for Which an Antibiotic Is Used in the Hospital Setting

... July - December 2008 time period, skin and skin structure infections continue to be the second most common ... Market Guide also finds that skin and skin structure infections are most commonly treated empirically ... courses to treat MRSA associated skin and skin structure infections, vancomycin (45 percent of therapy ...

Structures from the human immune system's oldest branch shed light on a range of diseases

... in the Netherlands, have determined the structure of C3 convertase and of the C3b fragment in ... of more C3b on the bacterial surface. The structure of C3 convertase provides important details about ... convertase. The second study, describing the structure formed between C3b and factor H, a key regulator ...

More Than 300 Economists Declare Health Insurance for All Key to Economic Recovery

... New Reports Detail How To structure A "Play-Or-Pay" System; Shows That Employer ... our nation's prosperity. "PLAY-OR-PAY" structure REPORT : Jacob Hacker , co-director of the UC ... and Education, discussed a new paper about how to structure a "play-or-pay" health care requirement on ...

HealthLeaders-InterStudy Launches Pharmacy Benefit Evaluator

... that analyzes health plan pharmacy benefit structure and spending and the health plan-to-pharmacy ... interface as well as a flexible report structure that enables comparisons across PBMs and health ... compare on covered lives and benefit structure to uncover opportunities that will deliver the ...

AMN Healthcare Announces First Quarter 2009 Results

... "We remain disciplined in streamlining our cost structure to deal with short-term volume trends and are ... "We are continuing to focus on adjusting our cost structure and maintaining strong relationships with both ... and maintain sufficient cash flow and capital structure to support our business; our ability to meet our ...

Hill-Rom Reports Second Quarter Financial Results

... (14.2 percent) on initiatives to reduce cost structure - Liko performance and integration ... continue to focus on actions to improve our cost structure and increase our customer value proposition." ... announced a plan to aggressively manage our cost structure through: Consolidation of certain ...

Sanofi-aventis Announces Good First-quarter 2009 Performance

... this has no impact on net income. On a constant structure basis and at constant exchange rates, net sales ... (3) Growth in net sales expressed on a constant structure basis and at constant exchange rates ... rates and after taking account of changes in structure (in particular the end of commercialization by ...

Scripps research scientists model 3D structures of proteins that control human clock

... they have been able to determine the molecular structure of a plant photolyase protein that is ... of these proteins. "The plant photolyase structure provides a much better model to use to study how ... date, it has been impossible to capture a crystal structure of the cryptochrome proteins that control the ...

When it comes to intelligence, size matters

... database contains MRI scans and other data on the structure and function of the developing brains. More than ... ability are correlated with regional brain structure and function. The association between regional ... of the view that there is just one centre or structure important for intelligence differences in the ...

New Report Calls Food Safety System Antiquated, Calls for Reform

... deal with today's threats. Its current structure actually prevents the kind of coordinated, ... Some key problems with the current structure of food safety programs at HHS include: ... HHS needs a unified and elevated management structure for food safety that can implement a science- and ...

Frost & Sullivan Lauds Pioneer Surgical Technology for Development of Tissue Scaffold E-Matrix

... healing applications." The E-Matrix(TM) structure is derived from porcine collagen and is widely ... in promoting dermal healing and bone repair. The structure combines a high-molecular weight protein with a ... weight carbohydrate, mimicking the open ECM structure of an early mesenchymal tissue. Single stranded ...

MMI Investments, L.P. Calls on Chemed Board to Pursue a Tax-Free Spin-Off of One of Its Two Businesses

... reason for its view, and that Chemed's current structure is denying shareholders the ability to recognize ... A takeover of these businesses in the present structure is highly unlikely due to the lack of a single ... in our opinion, given Chemed's discrete operating structure and minimal shared resources, and would produce ...

Sanofi-aventis Delivers 2008 Results Above Guidance

... The simplification of our organizational structure and operational processes will translate into a ... the impact of other currencies. Changes in Group structure had an unfavorable effect of 2.1 points, and ... was related to the U.S. dollar. Changes in Group structure had an unfavorable effect of 1.5 points, ...

New technique boosts protein NMR imaging speeds

... of samples did not change the chemical structure of proteins studied. Ishii said the approach also ... one microliter or less," he said. "With protein structure work, preparing samples is a major bottleneck, ... opens up the possibility for more difficult structure determination work." Ishii hopes the PACC ...

Weizmann Institute scientists create working artificial nerve networks

... Feinerman and Rotem wondered whether the physical structure of the nerve network could be designed to be more ... was assured of a response. This type of structure is known as an AND gate. The next structure the team created was slightly more complex: ...

International Medical Interpreter Association Appoints IMIA State Representatives

... (IMIA) unveiled its plan to develop a national structure for its organization. "Our revised bylaws do not ... This core group will develop the protocols and structure for future incoming state reps. It is also a ... enable the IMIA to have more solid organizational structure in the implementation of its National Medical ...

E. coli persists against antibiotics through HipA-induced dormancy

... Working in Escherichia coli, the team solved the structure of HipA and several of its protein complexes down ... prevents HipA's function, the team solved the structure of the HipB/DNA/HipA complex. HipB tightly binds ... function. If a promising inhibitor is found, its structure will be solved to clarify its binding mode and ...

Standardized test battery to aid those with Down syndrome

... in life have an impact on the development of this structure because it is still plastic and developing," ... hippocampus or the prefrontal cortex, another structure thought to be compromised in Down syndrome, are ... to be quite specific to only assay one particular structure and not be affected by the function of other ...

Redesigned protein accelerates blood clotting

... have made several, subtle changes in the structure of a key protein, dramatically increasing its ... Rochester Medical Center have been studying the structure and function of factor VIII for decades, and are ... hand, we have sought to change the protein's structure as little as possible, because the immune system ...

Daniel J. Nevrivy, Ph.D., Biotech and Pharmaceutical Patent Attorney, Launches New Law Firm Aimed at Helping Clients Preserve Their Capital

... their fees and maintain quality because the cost structure is so built in to their way of doing things. ... is small and highly focused can create a cost structure de novo that works. A reduced overhead and a streamlined firm structure also mean that attorneys can provide the highest ...

Z Trim Holdings, Inc. Releases Letter to Shareholders

... and, in routine practice, creates a synergistic structure in which our people and their respective ... One of the first accomplishments of our new structure was focusing on our core competencies and ... and nutrition. We are combining that networking structure and our established approach to customer ...

Mutant proteins result in infectious prion disease in mice

... of Medicine, also discovered that changing the structure of the prion protein by altering just two nucleic ... These changes resulted in a "loop" in the protein structure of the mice that was rigid similar to the structure of the elk prion protein, and unlike the flexible ...

Crystallography reveals the 3-D structure of mammalian sperm receptor

... Institutet have determined the first 3D structure of ZP3, a protein essential for the interaction ... led by Dr. Luca Jovine, has now determined the structure of the most conserved part of this building ... paper, an example is discussed that shows how the structure of ZP-N can be used to understand the molecular ...

CSHL scientists show how a protein that determines cell polarity prevents breast cancer

... shape that is required to maintain both organ structure and function. All breast cancers display a loss ... the molecules and pathways that regulate tissue structure and the role they play during cancer. A team ... that control cell number and regulate cell structure are both critical in cancer development. He ...

New Scan Spots Beginning of Bone Problems in Anorexics

... can be done with a modality that evaluates bone structure as well as density." Tests to detect changes in bone structure might be done "if an adolescent has the disease ... CT scans in wide clinical use can detect bone structure abnormalities, Bredella said. There are ...

New CT technology shows anorexia impairs adolescent bone development

... of bone development may permanently alter bone structure and increase the risk of fractures and ... set out to determine if alterations in bone structure occur before significant decreases in bone ... the researchers to identify differences in bone structure between the patients with anorexia and the ...

Activity Against MRSA is the Most Important Attribute Influencing Physicians' Antibiotic Selection for the Treatment of Skin and Skin Structure Infections

... influencing antibiotic selection in skin and skin structure infections (SSSIs) is activity against MRSA. ... Anti-Infectives Insight Series: Skin & Skin structure Infections also finds that surveyed physicians ... Anti-Infectives Insight Series: Skin & Skin structure Infections -- Hospital Anti-Infectives ...

Sanofi-aventis Q3 2008 Adjusted EPS Excluding Selected Items(1):

... of exchange rate movements and changes in Group structure (acquisitions and divestments of interests in ... 7,025 Impact of changes in Group structure (140) Impact of exchange rates ... 21,141 Impact of changes in Group structure (254) Impact of exchange rates ...

Secrets of Telomerase Revealed

... (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have revealed the structure of the active region of telomerase, an enzyme ... cancer treatments. But until now, the enzyme's structure has been in large part a mystery. "Telomerase ... were then able to determine the three-dimensional structure of telomerase's active region. "It's extremely ...

Researchers unveil vital key to cancer

... cancer, but so far scientists only know the 3D structure of a handful. Knowing the structure is critical for the design of new kinase ... the researchers to "see" the protein's atomic structure for the first time. ...

Nano sculptures in gold

... have now developed a method to determine the structure of neutral gold clusters. Chemists have known for ... "Uncharged gold atoms probably prefer this structure as it is easier for the electrons to avoid each other," says Fielicke. In order to scan the structure of the uncharged nano particles, the scientists ...

Tufts researchers discover link between DNA palindromes and disease

... a double helix into a hairpin or cruciform like structure in a test tube. It was not known, however, ... researchers were also able to pinpoint the exact structure causing DNA malfunction. "In all cases it was the formation of the hairpin-like DNA structure in a palindrome that caused the replication to ...

Toothpick: New molecular tag IDs bone and tooth minerals

... Materials scientists can identify the crystal structure with high reliability by the pattern it makes ... both on the chemical composition and the crystal structure of hydroxyapatite to bind to the mineral's ... The peptide's ability to "recognize" the specific structure of hydroxapatite, say the researchers, could be ...

EuroDYNA leaves healthy genomic research ecosystem as legacy

... research projects focused on the structure of the cellular nucleus and mechanisms governing ... European momentum behind research into chromatin structure and gene regulation was widely acknowledged at ... Logie pointed out that research into the dynamic structure of chromatin, the nuclear complex of proteins and ...

Bio-Pharma Launch Value Maximized Through New Product Commercialization Excellence

... the research include: -- Early Commercialization structure -- Functional Involvement in Commercialization ... Function Oversight -- Organizational structure -- Commercialization Relationship with Global ... Levels -- Commercialization Functional structure -- Commercialization Function Resources (FTEs) ...

Golden Gate University Opens New Student Services Center

... transformed a shuttered South of Market warehouse structure into a six-story, 50,000-square-foot Student ... encompasses a complete renovation of the existing structure and the addition of two new floors. All GGU ... as much of the historical "flavor" of the structure as possible. For instance, all of the existing ...

How defects in 1 gene cause 3 distinct and devastating human diseases

... a Cell Press publication, uncover the crystal structure and biochemical activity of an enzyme known as ... in DNA repair. However, the overall effect on the structure of the enzyme is minimal. As such, the enzyme ... important general lesson for the value of protein structure for understanding gene function. The results of ...

Why some treatments rescue aging skin

... that the breakdown of the dermis firm, youthful structure is a very important factor in skin aging a much ... consists of proteins that make up a supporting structure surrounding the skin cells. In youthful skin, ... like a new mattress. In older skin, the collagen structure begins to fall away, says Voorhees. Just as a ...
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