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Anpath Group, Inc. Announces Selection of its Cleaner by the Toronto Transit System

MOORESVILLE, N.C., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Anpath Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ANPG), reported today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, EnviroSystems, Inc. (ESI) announced the selection of its cleaner deodorizer, SurfaceTru(TM) for use by the Toronto Transit Commission, Toronto, Onta...

People who wear rose-colored glasses see more, University of Toronto study shows

A University of Toronto study provides the first direct evidence that our mood literally changes the way our visual system filters our perceptual experience suggesting that seeing the world through rose-coloured glasses is more biological reality than metaphor. "Good and bad moods literally cha...

Listing Review initiated by the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Predictive medicine company PreMD Inc. (TSX: PMD; PREMF.pk) today announced it has been notified by the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX") that it is reviewing the eligibility of the Company's common shares for continued listing on the TSX. The Company is...

Mt. Sinai Services Toronto Becomes an Xceed Authorized Gene-Expression Service Provider Using Ziplex(R) System

Hospital's pathology lab to serve Canadian and other North American translational-research customers that require studies run in a CLIA/ISO 9001-accreditation laboratory for regulatory submissions WELLESLEY, Mass., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Xceed Molecular, a pioneer in the development of cos...

WorldHeart Announces Voluntary Delisting from the Toronto Stock Exchange

WorldHeart Common Shares Continue to be Listed on the NASDAQ Capital Market OAKLAND, Calif., June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (Nasdaq: WHRT, TSX: WHT) -- World Heart Corporation (the "Company") announced today that the Company has determined to voluntarily delist its common shares from the Toro...

Haemacure to Present at the BioFinance 2008 Conference to be held at the Toronto Marriott Eaton Centre, May 6 - 8, 2008

HAE:TSX MONTREAL, May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Haemacure Corporation (TSX : HAE), a Montreal-based specialty bio-therapeutics company developing high-value human plasma-derived protein products for commercialization, announced today that Joseph Galli, Chairman...

Response Biomedical Corporation Receives Conditional Listing Approval from the Toronto Stock Exchange

VANCOUVER, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Response Biomedical Corporation (TSX-V: RBM, OTCBB: RPBIF) is pleased to announce that the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) has conditionally approved the Company's application for listing its common shares on the TSX. Listing on the TSX will be subject t...

International Dental Research Association meets in Toronto

Toronto, ON, Canada Did you know that there's a new infant formula that blocks transmission of HIV from mother to baby? that a mother's Vitamin D status during pregnancy will affect her baby's future dental health? that there's a new topical oral syrup that prevents early-childhood tooth decay? ...

American Transplant Congress 2008 - Critical New Data to be Revealed in Toronto

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The eighth annual American Transplant Congress 2008 (ATC) is the most comprehensive, in-depth educational event in the field of basic and clinical transplantation science and medicine. 2008 marks the 50th anniversary of the first successful Canadian...

Stem Cell Licensing Deal Positions Toronto as World Leader in Technology

A $20-million deal announced today to license Canadian stem cell technology in the U.S. underscores the Toronto areas global leadership in stem cell research . Under the agreement, Tissue Regeneration Therapeutics Inc. (TRT), an emerging Canadian life sciences company, will exclusively lice...

Norwalk Virus Outbreak in a Toronto Hospital

Bridgepoint Health, a prominent hospital in Toronto for people with chronic diseases was shut down on Valentine's Day following an outbreak of the Norwalk virus.// Diane Whidden, a spokesperson for the hospital, said about 50 people including staff have been affected. The hospital usual...

Nurses in Intensive Care Sickened by noxious fumes at Toronto Hospital

Seven nurses in the intensive care unit of York Central Hospital in Richmond Hill were sickened after noxious fumes seeped into the ventilation system on Friday. // Two nurses developed breathing difficulties and needed treatment. However no patients were affected. The nurses fell ill at ar...

Woman in Toronto Tests Positive For West Nile Virus

Public health officials have advised residents in Toronto to take precautions after a 45-year-old Etobicoke woman tested positive for the West Nile Virus (WNV). The first// case of 2006 was officially confirmed last week after the woman spent two weeks in the hospital with the disease. WNV...

XVI International AIDS Conference To Be Held In Toronto In August

The conference on AIDS, which is held every two years in various cities around the world, is being held in Toronto this year from the 13-18 of August. // The conference, ‘AIDS 2006’, which is the largest of its kind in the world, will feature 20,000 participants from across 120 countries. This...

Satellite Clinic To Be Set Up in Toronto By Ohio-Based Cleveland Clinic

It has been proposed by the Ohio-based Cleveland Clinic, to inaugrate a satellite clinic in Toroto before this summer, the services which would benefit Canadians // considering a trip to the southern border for medical treatment. The Cleveland clinic houses more than 1,900 scientists and physicians...

WHO Says Toronto Going Back on SARS-Affected List

More than 2,000 people possibly exposed to the illness have been told to quarantine themselves at home for 10 days, said Dr. Colin D'Cunha, Ontario's chief medical officer of health. Precautions taken at Toronto Hospitals last month since the outbreak could not control dozens of possible new cases...

Avoid travel to Toronto - WHO

Toronto is the next city in WHO's list that travelers should avoid because of SARS. The local readers who considered Toronto a safe place to live were stunned by this. Toronto is the first locality outside China to be designated as a threat to international health because of the respiratory disease...

Biggest Gay Pride Celebration in Toronto

Toronto's 27th annual celebration climaxed Sunday with a vibrant Pride Parade.Thousands of people lined downtown Toronto's streets Sunday afternoon to enjoy the city's Pride Parade, Canada's largest gay pride celebration. The parade is Pride Week's signature event and is known internationally ...

A 23- Year- Old Gay Falls Victim To Meningitis C in Toronto

A 23- year- old gay man died of meningitis C in Toronto. Meningitis C is a meningococcal disease caused by bacterium Neisseria meningitidis.// It occurs rarely in Canada and is usually seen among teenagers and infants. This disease has a record of 10 to 15 per cent fatality and 20 per cent...

Eye Surgeries Remain Cancelled Due To TASS Outbreak In Toronto

A mysterious post-operative eye ailment that swept along the continent has lead to the shut down of the cataract-surgery unit in Scarborough Hospital, one of Toronto's largest cataract centres last week. // The Hospital, which performs around 5,000 eye operations a year, decided to cancel all c...

Hepatitis Scare in Toronto

Hepatitis was picked up during the routine blood analysis among dialysis patients at Scarborough Hospital. About 400 dialysis patients are estimated to have acquired hepatitis.// People are urged not to share their toothbrushes or razors with family members, and to use condoms during sex. Eight new...

IOF World Congress On Osteoporosis To Be Held In Toronto

IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis (IOF WCO) 2006 will be held in Toronto, Canada, June 2-6 2006. Eleven of the world's leading osteoporosis experts will present// plenary lectures. Professor Rene Rizzoli, Chairman, IOF Committee of Scientific Advisors and Chairman, IOF World Congress on Osteoporos...

Transition Therapeutics to Present at Canaccord Adams 29th Annual Global Growth Conference

...lly and developed internally using its proprietary drug discovery engine. Transition's shares are listed on the NASDAQ under the symbol "TTHI" and the toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "TTH". For additional information about the Company, please visit www.transitiontherapeutics.com . Notice to Rea...

Shatters Guinness Book of Records Mark

...asketball game in the history of the Garden. In 2005, Maccabi became the first international team to win on North American soil when they defeated the toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre. "Everyone had a ball the last time we did this," Katz said. "We figured why not have a ball - literally - this ti...

APA Releases Report on Sexuality Debate

... ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Psychological Association has released a new report today at its annual convention in toronto acknowledging that an individual's faith is an important variable when it comes to dealing with conflicts between religious beliefs and same-sex attra...

Gut Hormone Could be Key to Blood Sugar

...e that CCK from the gut activates receptors to regulate glucose levels. It does so via a gut-brain-liver neuronal axis," Tony Lam of the University of toronto said in a news release. CCK binds to local receptors on nerves of the small intestine, triggering a message to the brain which, in turn, tells the ...

Cardiome Announces Management Transition

...mmercialization of novel treatments for disorders of the heart and circulatory system. Cardiome is traded on the NASDAQ National Market (CRME) and the toronto Stock Exchange (COM). For more information, please visit our web site at www.cardiome.com . Forward-Looking Statement Disclaimer Certain st...

Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Bid salutes Caribana

...motion, Margarett Best. "We look forward to seeing toronto come alive with Pan/Parapan American celebration with our Caribbean family here in toronto in 2015." "Caribana is a celebration toronto looks forward to each year," says the Hon. David P...

Older Diabetics Should Avoid Dementia Meds

...of Archives of Internal Medicine . In the study, Dr. Lorraine L. Lipscombe of the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences at the University of toronto and Women's College Research Institute at Women's College Hospital in Ontario, Canada, and colleagues looked at 13,817 diabetic patients who were 66 a...

Cardiome Achieves Milestone From Collaboration With Merck Co., Inc.

...mmercialization of novel treatments for disorders of the heart and circulatory system. Cardiome is traded on the NASDAQ National Market (CRME) and the toronto Stock Exchange (COM). For more information, please visit our web site at www.cardiome.com . Forward-Looking Statement Disclaimer Certain st...

QLT announces interim data from a Phase II clinical trial and a device study for the Punctal Plug Drug Delivery System

...latan(R) is a registered trademark of Pfizer Health AB. QLT Inc. is listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market under the trading symbol "QLTI" and on The toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbol "QLT." Certain statements in this press release constitute "forward looking statements" of QLT within the...

QLT Announces Second Quarter Results for 2009

... Lucentis is a registered trademark of Genentech, Inc. QLT Inc. is listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market under the trading symbol "QLTI" and on The toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbol "QLT." Certain statements in this press release constitute "forward looking statements" of QLT within the...

Fetal Alcohol Disorders Often Misdiagnosed as ADHD

... be in understanding and interpreting another's mental states and emotions," study corresponding author Joanne Rovet, a professor at the University of toronto and senior scientist in neurosciences and mental health at the Hospital for Sick Children. These problems with social cognition and emotion process...

Bradmer to repurchase up to 8.3 million of its common shares pursuant to a substantial issuer bid

...only pursuant to the offer to purchase and issuer bid circular and related documents. The Corporation also confirms that it has been notified by the toronto Stock Exchange (the "TSX") that it is reviewing the eligibility for continued listing of the Shares on the TSX. The review is being conducted under th...

Promising medical trainees receive funding to pursue research in hematology

... Foundation Gloria Shan, BS, University of Michigan Leyla Shune, MD, University of Minnesota Marko Skrtic, BSc, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre - toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Center Kathleen Soltis, Brigham and Women's Hospital Courtney Sorensen, BA, University of North Carolina School of...

BELLUS Health Inc. Announces $12 Million Rights Offering To Common Shareholders

...f the volume weighted average price of BELLUS Health's common shares on the toronto Stock Exchange during the five (5) trading days immediately preceding this ...he rights offering is subject to regulatory approval, including that of the toronto Stock Exchange. BELLUS Health also announced today the appointment of Mr....

Bill Johnstone Named Senior Vice President of Crawford's Global Technical Services for the Americas

...y in 1987 and joined Crawford in 1989, becoming an executive general adjuster in 2005. Based primarily in the southern Ontario region, he works out of toronto handling losses throughout Canada and the United States and around the world. His main areas of adjusting expertise include the film and entertainment...

Novo Nordisk Launches Twitter Page with Race Car Driver Charlie Kimball

...ughout the season, he will tweet from his upcoming races, including:   Watkins Glen Raceway (Watkins Glen, NY): July 4 Streets of toronto (Toronto, ON): July 11 Edmonton City Centre Airport (Edmonton, AB): July 26 Kentucky Speedway (Sparta, KY): August 1. Mid-Ohio Sports Car Cou...

Mindray to Attend the 2009 American Association for Clinical Chemistry Conference

... another 12 international sales and service offices in Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London, Mexico City, Moscow, Mumbai, Paris, Sao Paolo, Seattle, toronto and Vancouver. For more information, please visit http://www.mindray.com . For investor and media inquiries please contact: In the U.S...

Abused Kids Face Higher Cancer Risk

...ienced physical abuse as children are more likely to develop cancer than those who weren't abused, according to a Canadian study. The University of toronto researchers concluded that childhood physical abuse is associated with a 49 percent increased risk of cancer in adulthood. Even after taking into acco...
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