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Haemonetics Reports Double Digit Growth in Revenue, Operating Income, and EPS for the Third Quarter Fiscal 2009

Company Increases Full Year Expectations for Revenue Growth BRAINTREE, Mass., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE: HAE ) today reported third quarter fiscal 2009 GAAP net revenues of $155 million, up 16%; operating income of $24 million, up 25%; and net earnings p...

Health Care Cost Increases to Continue at Double Digit Rates, According to Buck Consultants Survey

NEW YORK, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Costs for the most popular types of health care coverage are projected to increase at double-digit rates through the remainder of 2008 and into 2009, according to a national survey of insurers and administrators. These are among the results of a s...

Led by Cardiovascular Applications, Double Digit Growth Expected for Catheter Sales

NEW YORK, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The world market for catheters was valued at more than $13.5 billion in 2007 and is expected to increase more than 60% in the next five years. The cardiovascular catheter segment accounts for more than half of the total catheter market in terms of value and wi...

Haemonetics(R) Reports Strong Results for Third Quarter Fiscal 2008 with Continued Double Digit Growth in Sales

- Raises Annual Revenue Growth Guidance - BRAINTREE, Mass., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE: HAE ) today reported third quarter fiscal 2008 GAAP net revenues of $135 million, up 18.6%; net income of $14 million, down 15.1%; and net earnings per s...

Amgen's Second Quarter 2009 Adjusted Earnings Per Share Increased 13 Percent To $1.29

...to a decrease in demand. The decrease in demand was driven by a mid single digit decline in units sold, partially offset by an increase in average net sales...ease in demand. The increase in demand was principally due to a high single digit increase in the average net sales price partially offset by a decrease in u...

Lilly Reports Solid Second-Quarter 2009 Results, Raises EPS Guidance

... The company continues to expect low-single digit revenue growth on a pro-forma non-GAAP basis and mid-single digit revenue growth on a reported basis. The ...ses are still projected to show flat to low-single digit growth. Research and development expenses are stil...

Philips Expands Emergency Healthcare Offering With Acquisition of InnerCool Therapies, a Leader in Body Temperature Management

...rehensive suite of both surface (external) and endovascular (internal) body temperature management solutions in a market currently experiencing double digit growth. More than 10 years of extensive research and development by InnerCool will also provide Philips with a rich patent portfolio and pipeline of f...

Most neuropsychological tests don't tell Alzheimer's disease from vascular dementia

...t, so we need to look at how we can improve diagnosis by combining different measures," said Mathias. Of note, many commonly used tests -- such as digit Span (repeating a set of numbers forward, backward), verbal fluency (generating words by first letter or category, such as animals), drawing tasks and...

iData Research Publishes Market Analysis Series on Electronic Medical Records and PACS

...ates that despite a slowdown in PACS market growth in 2008 due to the economic downturn, the market is estimated to recover by 2010, growing at double digit rates. The report also states that the annual revenue of the electronic medical records industry is estimated to reach a value of $7.4 billion by 2013...

ZoneDiet.com Survey Reveals That Body Insecurity Prevents Nearly Half (49%) of Americans From Engaging in Summer Activities

...ss and fitness goals." Survey Methodology The ZoneDiet.com Survey was conducted by Kelton Research between May 28-June 3, 2009 using Random digit Dialing of listed and unlisted numbers. The survey was fielded to 1,000 nationally representative Americans 18 years and older, and consisted of 484 ...

Our Communities' Blood Supply Faces Summer Challenges

...The canceled drives have meant the loss of at least several hundred potential donations. Blood drives that have proceeded have resulted in double digit percentage decreases in donations versus the same period last year. NYBC has communicated with its volunteer chairpersons, encouraging healthy people...

Feeding Feelings: Survey Reveals Americans Are Turning to Junk Food When Stressed

...d. About the Wasa Survey The Wasa Satisfaction Survey was conducted by Kelton Research between February 10 and February 23, 2009 using Random digit Dialing of listed and unlisted numbers. Quotas were set to ensure reliable and accurate representation of the total U.S. population ages 18 and over. ...

Valeant Grants Schering-Plough Exclusive Option in Japan for Taribavirin in Exchange for Release of Last Right of Refusal

...the option and entering into the exclusive license agreement, Schering-Plough would provide a $2 million upfront payment to Valeant and pay mid-single digit royalties on net sales of taribavirin in Japan. Taribavirin, a prodrug of ribavirin, is in Phase II development for the treatment of chronic hepa...

It's Summer; Patients Need Us to Donate Blood!

...ed. The canceled drives have meant the loss of at least several hundred potential donations. Blood drives that have proceeded have resulted in double digit percentage decreases in donations versus the same period last year. NYBC has communicated with its volunteer chairpersons, encouraging healthy people...

NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...ion from Galderma upon achievement of certain development and regulatory milestones related to the acne and impetigo indications and escalating double digit royalties on future net sales of products. Galderma will be responsible for the development costs of the acne and other indications, except in Japan,...

BioVex To Announce Updated Survival Data From a Phase II Clinical Study of OncoVEX GM-CSF in Metastatic Melanoma at The 2009 American Society of Clinical Oncology Meeting

...ith metastatic disease are directly enrolled into a clinical trial. The vast majority of experimental therapies have failed to show more than a single digit durable response rate. About BioVex BioVex is a privately held biotechnology company based in Woburn, MA where it also has an operational ...

Global Med Technologies(R), Inc. Reports Profitability, Record Operating Income and 10th Consecutive Quarter of Record Revenue Growth

...tinues to perform well in spite of a difficult economic climate. We experienced record revenues and operating profits in the first quarter with double digit increases in revenues, operating income, and cash flow from operations. It is important to note that operating income nearly doubled and cash flow fro...

China Medicine Announces First Quarter 2009 Results

...Chinese New Year celebration in January 2009, a large portion of these sales recorded in the fourth quarter of 2008. Despite this, we achieved double digit growth in our pharmaceutical product sales," said Mr. Senshan Yang, Chairman and CEO of the China Medicine Corporation. "While our gross margin was do...

Cardium Reports on New Excellarate(TM) Product Formulations to Expand Commercialization Potential Into Multiple Wound Healing Applications

...a more prominent role in the future of advanced wound care. As reported by MedTech Insight , the wound care market is projected to experience double digit growth over the next 3 to 5 years, with advanced wound care products comprising the fastest growing segment of the total wound care market. There are...

Hill-Rom Reports Second Quarter Financial Results

...ng low-single digits organically. Revenues in the rest of the world increased in excess of 40 percent. Allen Medical continued to grow at high single digit rates, indicating that the demand for surgical capital equipment remains reasonably strong. -- North America Post-Acute Care. Revenue increa...

Haemonetics Shares Success of Outstanding Fiscal 2009 Performance with Employees

...s and earnings for fiscal 2009 and its eighth consecutive quarter of double digit revenue growth. For the year, Haemonetics reported GAAP net revenues of $5...The Company also announced fiscal 2010 guidance, including continued double digit growth in earnings. Brian Concannon, President and CEO, announced to...

Rochester Medical Reports Second Quarter Results

...O and President Anthony J. Conway said, "Excluding exchange rate influences, sales of Rochester Medical Branded products worldwide showed solid double digit growth. On a constant currency basis, branded sales of our Rochester Medical Intermittent Catheters were up an encouraging 52% for the quarter compare...

Amgen's First Quarter 2009 Adjusted Earnings Per Share Decreased 4 Percent to $1.08

...rimarily to an increase in demand slightly offset by unfavorable changes in wholesaler inventories. The increase in demand was driven by a mid single digit increase in average net sales price, partially offset by a decline in units sold. Combined international sales decreased 6 percent to $277 million in...

Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL) Reports 6% Increase In First Quarter 2009 Diluted EPS to $0.68. All Research Units Achieve Organic Sales Growth. Full Year 2009 Guidance Reaffirmed; Diluted EPS Expected to Exceed Reported EPS for 2008 of $2.65.

...med its full year 2009 organic sales expectation for growth in a low single digit range. This expected sales growth results from new product launches and ou...entures initiative are expected to enable the Company to achieve low single digit organic sales growth in 2009. Currency is expected to reduce otherwise rep...

Minnesota Health Plans Reserves, Investment Income Down

...qualifying plans rose to 547,642 people, a 20 percent increase. Enrollment in self funded coverage grew 4 percent. Double digit ER spending, premium taxes increases continue Nearly 90 cents of every premium dollar received were spent on patient care. The medical care spendin...

Many Young Adults Struggle to Manage Multiple Chronic Conditions

...ronic condition. The survey included an oversample of Latinos (n=364 total). The data were weighted by race. Interviewing was conducted using a random digit dialing (RDD) sample. For the Latino oversample, a combination of targeted RDD and listed sample was used. Interviews were conducted in both English a...

Study Shows 80% of Adults with Peripheral Arterial Disease Go Undiagnosed

.... market for peripheral vascular devices was for stents, which represented 28.7% of the overall treatment market. The stent market will grow at double digit rates through 2015, led by an increase in early diagnoses. The U.S. government and the medical community have taken an active role in improving awaren...

Prescription Copay Assistance for Patients taking Gleevec or Tasigna for Philadelphia chromosome-positive Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (Ph+ CML)

...to request a card. If they already have a copay card from their doctor, just call the number to enroll and activate it. Patients will provide their 12 digit member ID number, in addition to their name and mailing address to enroll in the program and activate the card. After activating their copay assis...

my1HIE Reaches 1 Million e-Prescriptions

... staff on the improved care and safety and the time and cost benefits that e-Prescribing offers to them and their patients. With continued double digit adoption rates and increased e-Prescribing usage, my 1HIE healthcare providers have accounted for over 1 million of the estimated 8 million electroni...

Cambrex Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Results

...gic growth initiatives are beginning to gain traction as controlled substances sales grew significantly during 2008 and are expected to achieve double digit growth again in 2009. We are also projecting strong growth in certain of our drug delivery products this year. We continue to believe that these seg...

Lilly Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2008 Results

...pacts. As a result, the company expects low-single digit sales growth on a pro-forma non-GAAP basis and mid-single digit sales growth on a reported basis. The com... expenses are projected to show flat to low-single digit growth. Research and development expenses are proj...

HC Innovations Expands Management Team, Adding Vice President of Human Resources

...ngland Territorial Human Resources leader for CNA Insurance. While at CNA Matt was a key member of the senior leadership team that helped drive double digit improvement in profit, growth and organizational effectiveness which resulted in achievement of the Chairman's Award for Balanced Performance "We...

S*BIO Announces Collaboration with Onyx for JAK2 Inhibitors in the North American and European Markets

...milestone payments. This includes an upfront payment and upfront equity purchase totaling $25 million. S*Bio is also eligible to receive up to double digit royalties on any sales. S*BIO will perform all the clinical development activities for SB1518 and preclinical to clinical development activiti...

Frost & Sullivan Lauds SonoScape's Outstanding Entrepreneurship

...ppler system and its portfolio of cost-effective, portable and cart based ultrasound systems including the SSI-1000, the company has registered double digit growth in European markets since 2004. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO ) SonoScape's highly versatile portable...

Cardiac stent patients with diabetes may benefit from drug that counteracts the effects of leptin

...eptin on cell growth. If added to current drug-eluting stents, such a drug may further reduce reclogging rates in patients with diabetes to the single digit rates seen in other patients. An improved stent could significantly reduce the numbers of patients who eventually need coronary bypass surgery after t...

Cognition Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Memory Results for Phase II Trial of C105 in Multiple Sclerosis

...me measures focusing on processing speed and executive function (the Symbol digit Modalities Test and the Subject's Global Assessment), the significant memor...hat all enrolled patients demonstrate a pattern of impairment on the Symbol digit Modalities test (a measure of processing speed), the California Verbal Lear...

Dental Network of America Becomes Largest National Dental Network in the U.S.

... OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Dental Network of America, Inc. (DNoA), announces double digit growth of 26% for 2008 in its national dental network -- the DNoA Preferred Network -- now totaling over 120,000 dentist access points nationwide. ...

New Survey Shows Majority of Americans Need to Take Proper Steps to Manage Diabetes Risk

... Research Corporation (ORC) conducted nationally representative survey of U.S. (continental 48 states) adults (18 years of age and older) using random digit dial (RDD) methodology, which assures inclusion of listed and unlisted telephone households. 3,269 telephone interviews were conducted on April 11 an...

ATS Medical Announces Third Quarter Results

...strength of demand across the ATS product portfolio," said Michael Dale, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. "Notably, we achieved double digit mechanical valve growth both domestically and internationally, demonstrating the continued strength and acceptance of the ATS Open Pivot(R) valve as t...

World Anticoagulants Market to Exceed $12 Billion by 2015, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

... The United States dominates the world anticoagulants market, with a share of nearly 50%, as stated by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. Strong double digit growth is expected to stem from the injectable anticoagulants market , with the United States setting the pace of growth with projected CAGR in exces...
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