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Croff Enterprises, Inc. Agrees to Merge With America's Minority Health Network, Inc.

LOS ANGELES, July 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Croff Enterprises, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: COFF) announced today that it has signed a definitive reorganization and merger agreement with America's Minority Health Network, Inc., a development stage corporation that is engaged in providing direct ...

Rivals Will Drive Toward Alliances or Merge in Healthcare I.T. Industry, National Biz School War Game Predicts

MIT'S SLOAN, COLUMBIA , NORTHWESTERN'S KELLOGG AND PENN'S WHARTON IN FULD & COMPANY WAR GAME SIMULATION--Sloan Students Win Close Competition for Third Time in Last Five Years CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Four top business schools recently predicted in a public war game t...

Hard To Treat Diseases (HTDS) Negotiating to Merge with a UK Health Care Company

LONDON, UK, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Hard to Treat Diseases, Inc. (HTDS) ( www.htdsmedical.com ) has entered negotiations to merge with a health care UK based company that has developed a radically new product which is marketed in many European countries, and already has the FDA approval (...

Hospice By The Bay and Foundation Merge Under One Governing Board

Hospice By The Bay, a Bay Area regional provider of hospice and palliative care, and its Foundation have merged into one entity, Hospice By The Bay, under the guidance of a single Board of Directors. Larkspur, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2009 -- As of January 1st, Hospice ...

Leading Food Allergy Research and Advocacy Groups Merge to Find Cure for Life-Threatening Childhood Disease

Food Allergy Project Joins with Food Allergy Initiative to Create Largest National Source for Research, Advocacy and Education Efforts NEW YORK, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Food Allergy Initiative and The Food Allergy Pro...

Automotive Safety and Forensic Science Merge in SAE International Book

WARRENDALE, Pa., July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new SAE International book examines how automotive safety professionals can use medical records to avoid and lessen injuries on the road. Authored by Jeffrey A. Pike, "Forensic Biomechanics" looks at the information contained in medical re...

Tri-anim and Bound Tree Medical Merge to Create Nation's Leading Specialty Health Care Distributor

Water Street Healthcare Partners Leads Combination to Form Nation's Foremost Distributor of Specialty EMS, Respiratory and Surgical Products SYLMAR, Calif. and DUBLIN, Ohio, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Tri-anim, the largest U.S. specialty distributor of respiratory products and a leading distri...

The J. M. Smucker Company to Merge P&G's Folgers Business into the Company in an All-Stock Transaction

ORRVILLE and CINCINNATI, Ohio, June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM ) and The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG ) announced today the signing of a definitive agreement to merge the Folgers coffee business ("Folgers") into The J. M. Smucker Company in an all-...

Technological Interventions Merge Into Health and Fitness

New Methods Utilize Cell Phones, E-Mails, and Phone Calls INDIANAPOLIS, May 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although tracking blood glucose and steps taken per day through a cell phone sounds like something futuristic, researchers at the American College of Sports Medicine's 55th Annual Meetin...

Underwriters Laboratories' Management System Registration Business to Merge With Germany's DQS

Deal Combines Geographic Strength to Achieve Top Five Global Market Position NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a world leader of product safety testing services, announced today that its Management System Solutions ...

Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Inc. and ProCentury Corporation Reach Agreement to Merge in $272.6 Million Transaction

Conference Call to discuss transaction will be hosted at 11:30 am Eastern on February 21, 2008. SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Meadowbrook Insurance Group, Inc. ("Meadowbrook") (NYSE: MIG ) and ProCentury Corporation ("ProCentury") (Nasdaq: PROS )...

NHS Human Services to Merge With Allegheny Valley School

LAFAYETTE HILL, Pa., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NHS Human Services, one of Pennsylvania's largest not-for-profit providers of human services headquartered in Lafayette Hill, PA, and Allegheny Valley School (AVS) located in Allegheny County, signed an agreement to merge their services. ...

Reed Smith to Merge with Richards Butler Hong Kong

International firm to take top-five position in key market NEW YORK, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- International law firm Reed Smith, one of the 15 largest firms worldwide, will have a major presence in Asia through a benchmark agreement announced today with Richards Butler Hong Kong to merge...

Excerpta Medica and Elsevier Interactive Solutions merge into 1 integrated provider

Bridgewater, NJ, October 12, 2007 -- Excerpta Medica, an Elsevier business that has delivered medical communications for over six decades, has merged with corporate sibling Elsevier Interactive Solutions (EIS), an award-winning interactive health communications agency with more than a decades expe...

HLTH Corporation and WebMD Health Corp. Announce Agreement to Merge

ELMWOOD PARK, N.J. and NEW YORK , June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HLTH Corporation (Nasdaq: HLTH ) and its publicly traded subsidiary, WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD ), announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which HLTH will merge into WebMD i...

Signalife and Heart One Global Research Agree to Merge

LOS ANGELES and LONDON, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Signalife, Inc. (Amex: SGN ) and Heart One Global Research, an Irish-based heart information and clinical information management concern -- with technology used across the world through subsidiaries and affiliates in eight different cou...

Robotics insights through flies' eyes

...s have long known that flies take in many more images per second than humans do. For human eyes, anything more than 25 discrete images per second will merge into a continuous movement. A blow fly, on the other hand, can perceive 100 images per second as discrete sense impressions and interpret them quickl...

Study aims to induce recovery from ankylosing spondylitis

...at reversing the autoimmune disease, ankylosing spondylitis. Approximately 200 patients will be chosen to participate in a clinical trial that aims to merge the latest molecular discoveries published by the California non-profit Autoimmunity Research Foundation (ARF) with the medical expertise of physician...

Motion analysis helps soccer players get their kicks

... parts of the body," said Backus. "Around the room there are eight to 10 cameras that are trained on the markers, recording what the body is doing. We merge the images from all of the cameras and create a three dimensional picture of the person going through the kicking motion. From there we can match up, ...

New Report Just Published: World Telemedicine Market Report

... Telecardiology Home Monitoring Solution II-18 merge Unveils TeleRead Software II-18 RTX Healthcare...'s IHL Assets II-31 Retail Pharmacies and PBMs merge Health Information Networks II-32 Virtual Radi...n's National Medical Center II-38 HLTH to merge with WebMD II-39 Johns Hopkins Selects Eceptio...

CombinatoRx and Neuromed Sign Merger Agreement

...ivately-held biopharmaceutical company, today announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which CombinatoRx and Neuromed will merge in an all-stock transaction. Under the terms of the merger agreement, CombinatoRx is expected to issue approximately 36 million new shares of its comm...

PDHI Launches ConXus Profile Third-Party Health Risk Assessment Data-Load Process

...otocol Driven Healthcare, Inc. (PDHI) launches the ConXus Profile Third-Party Health Risk Assessment (HRA) Data-Load Process so that organizations can merge historical data from third-party HRAs with data collected from the ConXus Profile HRA. Organizations may be reluctant to switch their current HRA...

Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy (PRP) Accelerates Healing of Joint Injuries, Osteoarthritis Pain

...P is an emerging treatment in the new health sector of 'Orthobiologics,' which includes stem cells", says Dr. Sampson. "The philosophy is to merge cutting-edge technology with the body's natural ability to heal itself." (See Attached images showing tendon regeneration with PRP therapy.) ...

HIVMA supports public plan option to ensure patients' needs are met

...ant for people with HIV: A public plan option would offer greater dependability, consistency and security than private plans, which can close, merge or change benefits at will. Even in a well-regulated private insurance market, such as the Medicare Part D prescription drug program, private plans...

Unprecedented Merger Occurs in Retained Physician Search Industry

...he nation's most rapidly growing retained physician search firms, Medicus Partners, LP, Dallas, TX, and The MD Firm, Inc., Atlanta, GA, have agreed to merge their operations under the new name The Medicus Firm, LLC. Transaction terms were not disclosed. Crutchfield Capital Corporation served as advis...

Britannia Members Back Super-Mutual Merger With the Co-Operative Financial Services

...d, May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Britannia members overwhelmingly endorse plans to merge with The Co-operative Financial Services (CFS) to create new super-mutual: ...ighted that Britannia members have endorsed their Board's recommendation to merge with CFS. They recognised that the combined business will offer them every...

GlucoStories - Join the Race With American Diabetes Wholesale and Charlie Kimball

...uice if his blood sugar is low while he is driving. "Diabetes doesn't slow me down and is as much a part of my life as racing. Being able to merge the two is an incredible opportunity," said Charlie Kimball, Professional Indy Lights Race Car Driver. "My hope is that by sharing my story...

Sarnova Announces Acquisition to Expand Bound Tree Medical Business

...ets, announced today that it has acquired Blue Ridge Medical, Inc., a national supplier of pharmaceuticals to the EMS community. The company plans to merge Blue Ridge with its Bound Tree Medical business to further strengthen its leadership position in the growing EMS market. Bound Tree, the nation...

Top Medical and Dental Team Opens Groton Wellness Medical Center in Groton, MA

...in-Evans and Dr. Robert Evans ; to create a center offering Holistic Dentistry, Integrative Medicine and Wellness Services. "The opportunity to merge with Groton Wellness takes my vision of a collaborative healing environment to provide alternative health services to the next level by offering medic...

Highlights of Economic and Business Growth in the Tampa Bay Region (News Briefs)

...t of the Aegon group of companies, Transamerica Financial Advisors and InterSecurities, both full-service broker/dealer firms, have announced plans to merge and create a new company to be headquartered in St. Petersburg. Currently InterSecurities is headquartered in the Carillon business park in St. Peters...

Optical illusions: Variety makes us perceive smaller quantities

...rticipants to images of colored dots and geometric shapes. "When items differ, people tend to focus on one type or the other, and find it difficult to merge the multiple types into a whole," the authors write. "However, a set composed of only identical items makes it easy for people to perceive the items a...

Endo Pharmaceuticals Announces Successful Completion of Tender Offer for Indevus Pharmaceuticals

...on stock of Indevus, Endo will effect, without prior notice to, or any action by, any other Indevus stockholder, a short-form merger in which BTB will merge with and into Indevus, with Indevus surviving the merger and continuing as a wholly owned subsidiary of Endo. To that end, BTB has notified Indevus of...

Haemacure Reports First Quarter 2009 Results and Hires Advisor for the Sale or Merger of the Company

...ures intended to provide the Company with a window of approximately 90 days in which to either arrange a bridge loan, obtain new financing, or sell or merge the Company. The Company has since retained PricewaterhouseCoopers Corporate Finance, Inc. to assist with the sale or merger of the Company. "We hav...

Haemacure Restructures - Seeks Financing or Sale of the Company

...ring measures provide the Company with a window of approximately 90 days in which to either arrange a bridge loan, obtain new financing, or to sell or merge the Company. As a result of these restructuring measures, and unless new financing is obtained, the Company will not commence the pivotal phase II/III...

Hard To Treat Diseases (HTDS) Begins Formulating SPC company for merger With Mellow Hope

...leased to announce that having received clearances from its Chief Project Scientist, Director, R&D, Andrea Zecevic as a viable project for HTDS to merge with Mellow Hope; the company commenced the formulation of an off shore (Belize) special purpose company (SPC). An SPC is required under the Chinese l...

eFoodSafety.com Selects Arcand & Madison as Public Relations Counsel and The Ruth Group as Investor Relations Counsel

...contracts with Arcand & Madison Public Relations and The Ruth Group (TRG). Recently, eFoodSafety.com entered into a definitive agreement to merge with Freedom2 Holdings, Inc. The merger is on track to close on or before February 28, 2009. "We are partnering with Arcand & Madison and TRG...

Pfizer - Wyeth: Good Deal – Bad Deal?

... If Pfizer and Wyeth merge to create a $60 billion company, will it be a good deal or a bad deal? Fint... Oxford, UK (PRWEB) January 23, 2009 -- If Pfizer and Wyeth merge to create a $60 billion company, will it be a good deal or a bad deal? Fint...

New Institute Targets Brain Tumor Survival

... H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University and Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. It was established to merge medical research with state-of-the-art, comprehensive care to better manage and treat patients with brain tumors. In addition, the Institute emphasiz...

New institute targets brain tumor removal

...bert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University and Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. It was established to merge medical research with state-of-the-art, comprehensive care to better manage and treat patients with brain tumors. In addition, the Institute emphasiz...

McGill, MUHC and Douglas researchers get top marks from Quebec Science magazine

...anism of how tumour cells communicate: by releasing bubble-like structures, called oncosomes, that contain cancer-causing proteins. When the oncosomes merge into a healthy recipient cell, they can trigger specific mechanisms to make it act in a malignant and aberrant way. "With this information we can ima...
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