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Hill-Rom Innovative Envision(R) E700 Wound Surface Receives Gold Medical Device Excellence Award

BATESVILLE, Ind., June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hill-Rom (NYSE: HRC ) has received a Gold 2009 Medical Device Excellence Award for the Envision(R) E700 Wound Surface. The award recognizes excellence in medical device engineering and design. This is the third consecutive year that a Hill-Rom(...

Cadient Group Brings Home the Gold and Two Bronze Aster Awards

Interactive Agency Recognized for Excellence in Healthcare Marketing WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadient Group , the premier strategic interactive marketing agency serving the healthcare industry, today announced that it was honored at the 2009 Aster Awards with the ...

Leading Advisory Firm, PROXY Governance, Recommends Avigen Shareholders Vote on GOLD Card to Remove Incumbent Directors and Elect BVF's Stockholder-Oriented Nominees

NEW YORK, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Biotechnology Value Fund, L.P. ("BVF") today announced that PROXY Governance, widely recognized as a leading independent proxy advisory firm, has recommended that shareholders vote for all BVF Proposals on the GOLD proxy card for the special meeting of Avigen, In...

Novartis/Schering-Plough's Drug Will Replace AstraZeneca's Symbicort as Decision Resources' Clinical Gold Standard by 2012 for the Treatment of Asthma

A Therapy's Effect on Reduction of Exacerbations is the Attribute That Most Influences Physicians' Prescribing Decisions, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for ph...

DaVita Wins Gold in International Marketing and Communications Competition

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc., a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and kidney failure, today announced DaVita's bi-annual publication, the DaVita Magazine - Stories of the DaVita Village, was prese...

RiskMetrics (ISS), An Independent Proxy Advisory Firm, Recommends Voting the GOLD Card for Four of PTV's Nominees: Anderson, McInerney, Melrose, and O'Holla

RiskMetrics Further Advises Shareholders to Reject Entire Management Slate of InSite Vision, Including the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer AUSTIN, Texas and HOUSTON, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- PTV Sciences ("PTV"), a healthcare venture capital and growth equity firm, is pleased to announc...

NIST and partners identify tiny gold clusters as top-notch catalysts

For most of us, gold is only valuable if we possess it in large-sized pieces. However, the "bigger is better" rule isn't the case for those interested in exploiting gold's exceptional ability to catalyze a wide variety of chemical reactions, including the oxidation of poisonous carbon monoxide (CO...

Study reveals principles behind stability and electronic properties of gold nanoclusters

A report published in the July 8 issue of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences ( PNAS ) is the first to describe the principles behind the stability and electronic properties of tiny nanoclusters of metallic gold. The study, which confirms the "divide and protect" bonding ...

Xenon Receives BIOTECanada Gold Leaf Award

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc., a drug discovery and development company, is pleased to announce today that it has been awarded the Promising Early Stage Company of the Year Award by BIOTECanada in the Health category for 2008. "We are delight...

Baxa Corporation Wins Two Colorado BMA 2008 Gold Key Awards

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Baxa Corporation, a Denver-based manufacturer of medical devices for healthcare systems, has won two 2008 Business Marketing Association Gold Key Awards for its integrated direct mail campaign featuring the PadLock(R) Set-Saver product. One of Colorado'...

Cadient Group Brings Home the Gold at 2008 Aster Awards

Cadient Group campaigns receive two gold awards and one silver award for ground-breaking strides in healthcare marketing WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., May 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadient Group, the premier strategic interactive marketing agency serving the healthcare industry, announced today i...

Physicists discover gold can be magnetic on the nanoscale

Physicists at the Georgia Institute of Technology have made important findings regarding gold on the nanoscale. They found that applying an electrical field on a surface-supported gold nanocluster changes its structure from a three-dimensional one to a planar flat structure. In another paper, they...

Centocor/Janssen-Cilag's Ustekinumab Will Become the Gold Standard for Psoriasis By 2011

Competitive Advantages in Efficacy Will Drive Prescription Rates, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, ...

Researchers create gold aluminum, black platinum, blue silver

Using a tabletop laser, a University of Rochester optical scientist has turned pure aluminum, gold. And blue. And gray. And many other colors. And it works for every metal tested, including platinum, titanium, tungsten, silver, and gold. Chunlei Guo, the researcher who a year ago used intense...

Swiss Experts Recommend QuantiFERON(R)-TB Gold for Tuberculosis Infection Screening Prior to Initiating anti-TNF-a Therapy

MELBOURNE, Australia, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Swiss experts have abandoned the over 100 year old tuberculin skin test (TST) favouring the use of interferon-a release assays such as QuantiFERON(R)-TB Gold (QFT(TM)) for screening patients for tuberculosis (TB) infection prior to initiating biolo...

Foundation for Biomedical Research Board Chairman Awarded Congressional Gold Medal

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) congratulates Congress for today voting to award Dr. Michael E. DeBakey the highest civilian honor it can bestow, the Congressional Gold Medal. "Dr. DeBakey's unparalleled contributions to cardiovascula...

AbelsonTaylor Captures DTC Gold

Chicago Agency Caps 27 Years of Advertising Awards with 'Blue Ladies,' a Masterpiece of a Consumer Campaign to Promote Knee Replacements for Women CHICAGO, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- AbelsonTaylor, long known for its unorthodox-and highly creative-approach to healthcare advertising campaigns, scor...

Sub-Micron Gold Particles Are Superior to Larger Particles for Efficient Biolistic Transformation of Organelles and Some Cells

Barbara Randolph-Anderson 1 , John E. Boynton 1 , John Dawson 2 , Erik Dunder 2 , Robert Eskes 3 , Nicholas W. Gillham 1 , Anita Johnson 1 , Philip S. Perlman 3 , Jan Suttie 2 , and William C. Heiser 4 . 1 Developmental, Cell and Molecular Biology Gro...

Improved Sensitivity for Staining RNA with SYBR Gold Stain

Eagle Eye II still video system provides quality images from nanogram quantities of RNA Genina Troutman Ian Miller Jeff Mueller Mike Kobrin Stratagene The SYBR Gold nucleic acid gel stain (Molecular Probes), combined with Stratagenes Eagle Eye II stil...

Plastics that convert light to electricity could have a big impact

...cord photocurrent, comes to a point just 10 to 20 nanometers across (a human hair is about 60,000 nanometers wide). The tip is coated with platinum or gold to conduct electrical current, and it traces back and forth across the solar cell to record the properties. As the microscope traces back and fort...

Cardium Announces New Orthobiologics Product Initiative Extending Gene Activated Matrix Technology to Deliver Bone Growth Factors

...decades have been using a patient's own bone (autologous bone) to improve healing. Harvesting bone from a second site to augment healing has been the gold standard but not without drawbacks such as pain, longer surgical times and more anesthesia. Certain patients including those at risk for poor healing...

Sanofi-aventis Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

...l relationship between Lantus((R)) and an increase in the risk of cancer, as the authors of the study point out. Clinical studies, which represent the gold standard of evidence, do not indicate an association between insulin glargine and cancer. Patient safety being the primary concern of sanofi-a...

Breaking barriers with nanoscale lasers

...hoven are showing there are ways around this supposed limit, Ning says. One way is by the use of a combination of semiconductors and metals such as gold and silver. "It turns out that the electrons excited in metals can help you confine a light in a laser to sizes smaller than that required by the ...

1 nano-step closer to weighing a single atom

... By studying gold nanoparticles with highly uniform sizes and shapes...University of Chicago synthesized and studied tiny gold rods with a width 5000 times smaller than the thic... However, by studying a system of bipyramid-shaped gold nanoparticles with highly uniform sizes and shapes...

Digitas Health Expands Adding Two Key Locations

...he company's creative work was most recently recognized by the 2009 Webby Awards, winning the Webby for the pharmaceutical category, and with multiple gold wins at the DTC awards. About Digitas Health Counting as clients many of the world's leading pharmaceutical, bioscience, and medical device...

DNA Software, Inc. Awarded $2.5 M in NIH Funding to Develop Pioneering Nucleic Acid-based Technologies

...Modeling Platform™) software to create a first-rate tool to develop ultra-fast, sensitive, and selective diagnostics. OMP™ has become the gold standard for assay development. It is utilized by prominent research organizations from around the world and across many industries (e.g. biotech, ph...

Material world: Graphene's versatility promises new applications

...hemical gate method. A better understanding of this crucial variable should prove invaluable to other investigators participating in what amounts to a gold rush of graphene research. Although theoretical work on single atomic layer graphene-like structures has been going on for decades, the discovery ...

CEL-SCI Corporation Releases Letter to Shareholders

...l enroll about 800 patients, a very sizeable number. 3. Clinical endpoint not relevant: We follow overall survival of the patients, the gold standard. The Clinical endpoint cannot be more relevant. 4. Change in treatment protocol between Phase II and Phase III without ...

Air Force Chief Master Sergeant Rod McKinley (U.S. Air Force Retired) Joins MicroTech as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships

...state-of-the-art engineering solutions to integrate technology and create proven results that can meet your strategic needs. MicroTech is a Microsoft gold Certified Partner, Symantec Managed Services Partner, Tandberg Platinum Partner, Autonomy Added Value Reseller, VMware Professional Partner, EMC Veloc...

Particle Sciences and Microfluidics Collaborate to Share Formulation and Nanotechnology Expertise for Pharmaceutical Drug Product Development, Analysis and Commercialization

...nanosuspensions, cell disruption and nanoencapsulation in pilot and production volumes. "We believe Microfluidizer processors are the undisputed gold standard in the pharmaceutical industry, from the lab to clinical research and production," said Bill Kober, Vice President of Sales, Americas, at Mic...

EFSA Issues Positive Safety Statement for the Use of Chromium Picolinate in EU Food Supplements

...um with the most safety data behind it. We are pleased with the EFSA's safety assessment of chromium picolinate. The standards set by the EFSA are the gold standards for the rest of the world and we believe this bodes well for Nutrition 21." Chromax chromium picolinate is Nutrition 21's top selling n...

RainEarth (RNER) Continues to Expand its Marketing Force in China

...to expand its business and stay at the forefront of marketing and technological innovation." About the Company RainEarth Inc. (formerly gold Rock Resources Inc., the "Company") was incorporated in the State of Nevada on March 14, 2006. The Company is a developing stage company that initiall...

B. Braun Medical Inc. Recognized by Industry for Manufacturing Influential Medical Devices

...in automated compounding technology, incorporating the most rigorous safety verification system available. The PINNACLE(R) System was awarded the 2007 gold Medical Device Excellence Award (MDEA), one of the medical device industry's most prestigious design awards. "B. Braun's revolutionary ideas, p...

BioSyntech Reports Positive Results from Pivotal Trial for BST-CarGel(R) Cartilage Repair Device

...ve not yet completed all facets of this Interim Analysis, we felt obligated to disclose these first histology results as biopsy data is considered the gold standard for assessment of cartilage repair," said Mr. Michel Lagueux, Chairman of the Board. Using histological methods (i.e. analyses by microscop...

EyeIC Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for MatchedFlicker(TM) Retinal Aid Detection Technology

... MatchedFlicker technology will address the pervasive problem of early change detection in glaucoma," said Ira Wallace, CEO of EyeIC. "Currently, the gold standard for detecting retinal changes is done by glaucoma trained experts that compare separate pairs of stereo photos side by side, which makes it d...

Elsevier / MC Strategies Online Courses Named in the 15th Annual Communicator Awards

...petitive awards program honoring the creative excellence for communications professionals. Entered into this year's competition and winning the gold Awards of Excellence in Interactive Media in the area of corporate training were ReadyRN: Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness, Mosby's Neonata...

Study Finds Noninvasive Blood Test for Liver Fibrosis May Alleviate Need for Liver Biopsies for Some Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C

...r cirrhosis or cancer. Physicians manage HCV infection based on assessments of the degree of a patient's liver fibrosis. Although liver biopsy is the gold standard for determining the degree of fibrosis in chronic HCV patients, it can cause pain, bleeding and, in rare cases, death. Biopsy also must be pe...

Microfluidics Expands Distributorship in Japan with Exclusive POWREX Partnership to Meet Increased Demand in Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Energy Industries

...ected corporation as POWREX," said Michael C. Ferrara, Microfluidics Chief Executive Officer. "We believe Microfluidizer processors are the undisputed gold standard in the biopharma industry, and MRT represents a tremendous opportunity particularly for energy researchers. We believe POWREX is well positio...

AvePoint and OBS Forge Partnership

...ward for "Best SharePoint Product" in 2008, AvePoint is a Managed gold Certified Microsoft Partner and GSA Certified Provider. About OBS: OBS...ng Microsoft technology, specifically around SharePoint. OBS is a Microsoft gold Partner that provides consulting services, applications and infrastructure ...

Waters Introduces New SYNAPT G2 with Greater Power, Versatility and Speed Than Any Other High-End Mass Spectrometer

... ion mobility technology into a quadrupole time-of-flight mass spectrometer for the very first time. At Pittcon '07 the system was awarded the Editors gold Award for best new product. It is now being employed by some of the world's most prestigious universities and research institutes including the Unive...
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