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Golden Meditech Increases Stakes in Cordlife, Largest Cord Blood Bank Operator in Southeast Asia

HONG KONG, Oct. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Golden Meditech Company Limited ("Golden Meditech" or "the Group", HKEx: 8180) is pleased to announce today that the Group has increased shareholding in Cordlife, Southeast Asia's largest umbilical cord blood bank operator listed on Australia...

Pittsburgh Area Resident Wins $15,000 In Online Sweepstakes

A resident of metropolitan Pittsburgh, has been selected as the Grand Prize winner of the Jump Start '09 national online sweepstakes sponsored by ActiveAmericans.com (AAC). Hudson, OH (PRWEB) December 18, 2008 -- A resident of metropolitan Pittsburgh, has been selected ...

Ohio Man Top Bidder for Preakness Winner's Halter, First of Five Items in Horse's Season-Long Auction Series

...bid at www.kj.com. The new item is Rachel Alexandra's blue-and-white, # 3 Saddle Towel, worn during her 19-length, runaway victory in the Mother Goose stakes last month. In June Kendall-Jackson Winery announced the five-month-long charity auction featuring items, donated by winery owners Jess Jackson...

Central DuPage Hospital Ranks 35th in Orthopaedics in U.S. News Media Group's 2009-10 America's Best Hospitals

... of the physicians choosing to practice here and to the entire hospital - I'm proud of everyone for their dedication and hard work." "When the stakes are high, you want the best care you can get for someone close to you," said Avery Comarow, health rankings editor at U.S. News & World Report . ...

Ochsner Medical Center, Only Louisiana Hospital Listed in 'America's Best' by U.S. News

...tionally-recognized care is close to home, Louisiana residents don't need to leave the state in order to meet their medical needs." "When the stakes are high, you want the best care you can get for someone close to you," said Avery Comarow, U.S. News & World Report health rankings editor. "...

St. Alexius Medical Center Named to America's Best Hospitals Rankings

... cases across a specialty. Many hospitals in the rankings are referral centers where physicians perform greater numbers of tough procedures. "When the stakes are high, you want the best care you can get for someone close to you," said Avery Comarow, health rankings editor. "These are hospitals that are used...

U.S. News Media Group Announces 2009-10 America's Best Hospitals

...rology and neurosurgery; ophthalmology; orthopedics; psychiatry; rehabilitation; respiratory disorders; rheumatology; and urology. "When the stakes are high, you want the best care you can get for someone close to you," said Avery Comarow, health rankings editor. "These are hospitals that are used...

Kendall-Jackson Hosts Five-Month, Online Charity Auction Featuring Collectibles From Champion Thoroughbred

... www.kj.com where they can place their bids on: The First Auction Item : Halter worn by Rachel Alexandra prior to her Preakness stakes victory workouts. Each month a new item of sports collectible memorabilia from Rachel Alexandra's historic campaign-in-progress ...

Aethlon Medical Releases Shareholder Letter to Discuss the Treatment of Hepatitis-C Virus (HCV)

...ted to jump to $85 billion in the next two decades. As a result, Medicare costs are anticipated to soar 500%, from $5 billion to $30 billion. As the stakes to treat HCV are high, the competition for new drugs is intense with more than sixty treatment candidates reported to be in development. As we target...

Cox Business Addresses Complex Voice Needs of Health Care Organization

...New England. "Traditional phone solutions are a thing of the past; advanced IP feature platforms such as Cox Business VoiceManager are becoming table stakes for business-class communications." Cox Business maintains and manages Cox Business VoiceManager over its fully-redundant and secure hosted netwo...

Limiting Work Hours for Medical Residents Could Be Costly

...itals would be substantial. The annual funding for U.S. graduate medical education was about $18.7 billion in 2006, according to a RAND study. The stakes for society, which bears the costs of disability payments and lost productivity for patients injured by medical errors, are even higher, Nuckols said....

China Seeks to Transform Healthcare Sector with Information Technology

...eks to dramatically improve healthcare facilities and deploy virtual healthcare services that can help overcome disparities between rich and poor. The stakes are high for the government - and for technology companies in this large and fast-moving market. WESTON, Conn., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- A new w...

FSU researcher wins $2.2 million grant to study childhood obesity

...the four-year grant. "It's a very big undertaking, involving the cooperation of 12 elementary schools and a massive amount of data collection." The stakes are huge. In the past 30 years, according to several studies, childhood obesity has doubled for preschoolers and adolescents and tripled for those age...

Anchor Capital Calls on BioScrip Board to Pursue Cost Reductions While Exploring Strategic Sale to Unlock Shareholder Value

... control has declined by 55% to $5.3 million from $11.9 million noted in the 2008 proxy, which concession seems to be in exchange for increased equity stakes in the business granted to the management and Board during 2008. Management stock and options awards as a percentage of total compensation increased ...

Neovasc Completes $2 Million Non-Brokered Private Placement

... 2006, the Frost Group has invested over $140 million in various companies and technologies in the United States and abroad. These investments include stakes in the areas of pharmaceuticals, diagnostic devices, medical devices, developmental education and entertainment for children, telecommunications, spor...

Penn study examines power of exercise to prevent breast cancer

...R Sister trial will investigate two different levels of regular treadmill exercise as a possible intervention for breast cancer risk reduction. The stakes for women who carry BRCA genetic mutations are high as many as 80 percent of them will develop breast or ovarian cancer during their lives but optio...

Neovasc to Raise $2 Million in Non-Brokered Private Placement

... 2006, the Frost Group has invested over $140 million in various companies and technologies in the United States and abroad. These investments include stakes in the areas of pharmaceuticals, diagnostic devices, medical devices, developmental education and entertainment for children, telecommunications, spor...

Former Medical Director Speaks Out About Medicare Fraud

...policies are based on belief in the basic honesty of suppliers and providers. That philosophy has been an easy target from its inception, but now the stakes are too high and the need too great to allow criminals and unscrupulous suppliers to bilk the system. Better coordination between CMS and the FDA will...

Kroll Fraud Solutions To Host Free Webinar Series on Preparing for and Responding to a Healthcare Data Breach

...k WHAT:     Topics to be covered include:     Factors that give rise to a healthcare data loss incident The stakes involved The importance of understanding the situation and the risks associated with an inadequate response Preparing your healthcare organizat...

China Biopharma, Inc. Issues Corporate Information Update

... the operational restructuring. The Company has signed an agreement with Zhejiang Tianyuan Biopharma Co., Ltd. that the Company will increase its stakes from currently 65% to 100% in the joint venture, Zhejiang Tianyuan Biotech Co., Ltd. ("ZTBC"). ZTBC will become a wholly owned subsidiary of the Compa...

Cleveland Injury Attorneys Among 'The Best Lawyers in America'

...gation," acknowledged the firm's managing partner, Peter H. Weinberger. "We pride ourselves in being the firm other lawyers turn to when the stakes are high, the litigation is complex, the financial constraints are great or the required expertise is vital to the outcome." Weinberger point...

NJHA: Hospital Needs Exceed Stabilization Fund Resources

...are funding if we are to avoid adding more hospitals to the list of eight facilities that have closed their doors in the last two years. "The stakes are high. Access to quality healthcare and thousands of jobs are at risk. In addition to providing care to the state's residents, hospitals and health...

Problems with Drinking - College Drinking Games can be the Start of Lifelong Addiction Reveals Linwood Group

... addiction. London (PRWEB) November 19, 2008 -- Linwood Group research reveals that for students playing drinking games the stakes may be higher than they think. The parents of a Warwick University student, who died in 2006 after drinking half a litre of vodka in 20 minutes for a ...

Catholics at International AIDS Conference XVII Tell Pope: End Ban on Condoms

...id Jon O'Brien, president of Catholics for Choice. "They know, as do the many bishops and priests who have been speaking out in recent years, that the stakes are too high. Every day, more people are infected or are dying from HIV and AIDS." Catholics for Choice will be engaged at various levels of the con...

Frontline Caregiver Coalition to Bush Administration: Stopping Pending $770 Million Medicare Cut Most Important 2008 Health Policy Issue

...oint of discussion at the state level if the misguided Medicare regulation goes into effect. "When it comes to this pending Medicare regulation, the stakes for seniors' care has never been higher, and we consider stopping this major threat our top legislative priority for 2008," stated Lisa Cantrell, a co...

Recent Safety News About Smoking Cessation Therapies Leaving Smokers Confused, More Reluctant to Quit

...left them reluctant to quit. Moreover, the survey shows many smokers are avoiding medication to aid in their cessation efforts.(A) The public health stakes are high as tobacco use kills five million people a year.(B) The majority of people who try quitting do so without assistance.(C) Less than five perce...

Agito Networks' RoamAnywhere Wins Finalist Award in 8th Annual eWEEK Excellence Awards Program

...uying technology has never been easy, but it's only getting harder as the development pace quickens, the deployment and platform options grow, and the stakes get higher," said eWEEK Editor Debra Donston. "The goal of the eWEEK Excellence Awards program, now in its eighth year, is to make that job a little b...

Drive-Through Mastectomies Threaten Patients' Lives

...her life is on the line. And so are her relationships with all of those she supports ... and those who care for her. The impact is enormous and the stakes are extremely high. Therefore, the decision about the length of needed in-hospital recovery time following breast surgery must be made within the s...

Consumer Reports: Some Drug Prices Can Vary By $100 or More for the Same Bottle of Pills

...tor at Consumer Reports. According to recent estimates, in any given week, one-third of adults take five or more medicines or supplements. And the stakes are high: an estimated 18 million people go to an emergency room every year because they've taken medication incorrectly. "Consumers need to be mindfu...

New Research From Packard Children's Hospital Experts Presented at 2008 Pediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting

... Mouse Model of Preterm Birth Slightly preterm babies might struggle in school, but severely preterm infants struggle with life itself. Although the stakes are immeasurably higher, once again boys are at a disadvantage-but until now no one knew why they tended to have smaller brain volumes and were more l...

MDS Appoints Two New Directors

...to implement strategies that generate superior returns on invested capital. ValueAct Capital concentrates primarily on acquiring significant ownership stakes in publicly traded companies, and a select number of control investments, through both open-market purchases and negotiated transactions. ...

Flu vaccines can reduce respiratory problems by up to 3/4

...ty. The World Health Organization (WHO) predicts that by 2020 it will become the third leading cause of death and rise significantly in the disability stakes to fifth place. Most of the healthcare costs associated with COPD are due to problems that worsen the condition and infections caused by the influ...

HRT Raises Recurrence Risk Among Breast Cancer Survivors

...less needed for severe menopausal symptoms, and then at the lowest dose possible for the shortest amount of time. "For breast cancer survivors, the stakes are higher," said Debbie Saslow, director of breast and gynecologic cancer at the American Cancer Society. "My guess is that women survivors who would...

AT-TEN-TION!!! Fit Club Veterans Take on New Recruits in an All New Season of 'Celebrity Fit Club: Boot Camp' Premiering Thursday, March 13 at 9PM ET/PT

...ssion, while the new recruits -- Erin Moran ("Happy Days"), Sommore ("The Queens of Comedy"), Brian Dunkleman ("American Idol"), and A.J. Benza ("High stakes Poker") report for duty to receive their very first fitness assignments. They will be transformed with workout regimens engineered by Drill Sgt Harvey...

Health and Fashion - Dow Corning Predicts the Top Trends Driving Consumers to the Beauty Counters

...n 2005 alone, more than 60 new skin-whitening products were launched in supermarkets or pharmacies across the Asia- Pacific region.(1) The stakes to capture international growth are high. According to the research firm Euromonitor International, global cosmetics and toiletries sales grew by 5.5 ...

Energy conference to highlight role of ethics, responsibility

... KNOXVILLE -- As global energy consumption rises, the ethical stakes of environmental action -- or inaction -- may be rising with it. Experts from academia, business and the environmental community will converge on t...

Peter G. Peterson Commits $1 Billion Toward Solving America's Most Significant Economic Challenges

...of and perspective on America's long-term fiscal and other challenges and the factors that influence them," said Peterson. "Dave fully understands the stakes for our future, and I am confident he will serve as a powerful, credible, non-partisan and no-nonsense voice of reason on behalf of the Foundation and...

Candidates Risk Harming Voice in Final Week to Super Tuesday

... Voice doctors' tips to candidates good for supporters too DENVER, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the high stakes of Super Tuesday a week away, presidential candidates may want to heed advice from two of the country's leading voice experts to ensure their voices s...

Insurance Agents Call for State Senate to Improve California's Health Care Reform Compromise

... 'Comprehensive health care reform is too important, the stakes for Californians too high, to push the legislation through without needed changes.' SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 11 /PR...

Exercising judgment: The psychology of fitness

...haustion in the same way they would if they were getting physically tired. Plus, people seem to be able to exert self-control despite depletion if the stakes are high enough (like great athletes are able to do so even when theyre exhausted). There is even research suggesting that glucose depletion is re...
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