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American Scientific Resources Announces Acting CFO Transition to Full-Time

WESTON, Fla., July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Scientific Resources, Inc. (Pink Sheets: ASFX), today announced that the Company's Acting CFO, Ms. Teresa McWilliams, will be dedicating herself full-time to the position and has resigned from her current position as CFO for Next One Interact...

WuXi PharmaTech Announces CFO Benson Tsang to Leave Company; COO Edward Hu Named Acting CFO

SHANGHAI, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX ) announced today that Benson Tsang, Chief Financial Officer, is leaving the company for personal reasons at the end of February. Edward Hu, Chief Operating Officer, will serve as acting Chief Financial Officer until a replace...

Neurobiological Technologies Announces Appointment of William A. Fletcher as Acting CEO

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Neurobiological Technologies, Inc. (NTI(R)) (Nasdaq: NTII ), today announced the appointment of William A. Fletcher as the Company's Acting Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Fletcher has been a director of NTI since February 2007. With the Acting C...

Eisai Inc. Supports Acting Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism

Support Reflects Eisai's human health care (hhc) Mission to Serve the Needs of Patients and Families WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. announced today its support of the Acting Surgeon General's Call to Action on venous thromboembolism (VTE), a seri...

AMA Applauds U.S. House for Acting to Protect Americans From the Dangers of Tobacco

House passes legislation to give FDA needed regulatory authority over tobacco products WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Joseph Heyman, M.D., Board Chair, American Medical Association: "Today, the U.S. House of Representatives took a critical st...

Statement By Robert McSwain, Acting Director, Indian Health Service, Regarding National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2008

WASHINGTON, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release is being issued by the Indian Health Service: March 20, 2008 marks the second annual National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. This day gives us another opportunity to recognize that HIV/AIDS is a critical and growing health...

Cardinal Health Names Former Acting Deputy U.S. Attorney General Craig S. Morford to Chief Compliance Officer Post

DUBLIN, Ohio, March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardinal Health, a global provider of products and services that improve the safety and productivity of health care, today announced the appointment of former Acting Deputy U.S. Attorney General Craig S. Morford as the company's chief compliance...

Australian beauty with roots in India open to acting in Bollywood

Australian beauty with roots in India open to acting in B'wood Sydney, Sabrina Houssami, the beauty queen with roots in India// who will represent Australia in the Miss World contest, says she is open to acting in Bollywood films. The first person of non-Australian parentage to win the Miss A...

NHS acting chief’s intervie

On being asked how NHS could avoid system paralysis: Sir Ian: "There is an urgent timetable, you are right. The action we need to take is challenging - probably //among the most challenging in the history of the NHS - because we have to maintain the excellent results that we published in our annua...

Seniors: Get Your Checkbooks Ready

...finding and keeping good employees, financial management, expanding test menus, managing growth, competing with big, publicly traded laboratories, and acting on legislative and regulatory issues facing the laboratory industry. CONTACT: Mike Tetuan 202-207-3638 ...

Federal Judge Sentences Defendants Who Perpetrated $10.9 Million Medicare Fraud HIV Infusion Scheme

... General Lanny A. Breuer of the Criminal Division; acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey H. Sloman of the Southern Di...a cash kickback to patients for each visit," said acting U.S. Attorney Jeffrey H. Sloman of the Southern Di...vised by the Criminal Division's Fraud Section and acting U.S. Attorney Sloman of the Southern District of F...

Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. Sets Time for Discussion of First Quarter Fiscal 2010 Financial Results

...more about Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. (Nasdaq: MTXX ), visit our website at www.matrixxinc.com. For additional information, contact William Hemelt, acting President and Chief Operating Officer, 602-385-8888, or Bill Barba, Treasurer, 602-385-8881. Matrixx is located at 8515 E. Anderson Dr., Scottsdale, A...

MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock

...osing conditions. Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. is acting as Sole Book-Running Manager for the offering. Leerink Swann LLC is acting as Co-Lead Manager and Wedbush PacGrow Life Sciences is acting as Co-Manager. MAP Pharmaceuticals has file...

Sunrise Reports Financial Results for Second-Quarter 2009

...ements with respect to defaults under the Company's loan, joint venture and construction agreements; the risk that a group of the Company's creditors, acting together, could force the Company into an involuntary bankruptcy proceeding; the Company's ability to sell its Germany communities and settle the rel...

SXC Health solutions announces record second quarter financial results

...ned not to put undue reliance on forward-looking statements. All subsequent written and oral forward-looking statements attributable to SXC or persons acting on our behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by this notice. We disclaim any intent or obligation to update publicly these forward-looking ...

New Collagen Meniscus Implant Opens New Vista for Knee Repair

...ale who hurt his knee surfing -- were able to resume physical therapy on day one after surgery. "This new implant is similar to a rose trellis, acting as a guide for the new tissue growth , " said Kevin R. Stone MD, who heads the Stone Clinic. "The implant temporarily replaces the damaged meniscus ...

President's Council Announces Top 5 Winners of 2009 National President's Challenge

...ent's Council is pleased to congratulate each of the top five winners of this year's National President's Challenge," said RADM Penelope Slade-Sawyer, acting executive director of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. "We are thrilled that governors and mayors from all 50 states, the Dist...

DURECT Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial

... REMOXY and looks forward to working closely with the FDA toward approval of the product. REMOXY, an investigational drug, is a long acting oral formulation of oxycodone intended to treat moderate to severe pain. Based on DURECT's ORADUR(R) technology, which is covered by iss...

Smith & Nephew Highlights Advanced Wound Management Progress

...vailable to Smith & Nephew as of the date hereof. All written or oral forward-looking statements attributable to Smith & Nephew or any person acting on behalf of Smith & Nephew are expressly qualified in their entirety by the foregoing. Smith & Nephew does not undertake any obligation to u...

Abbott Testifies Before U.S. Congress on Role of Private Sector in Advancing Science Education

... the panel included Maggie Daley, chair, After School Matters; Michael Lach, officer of teaching and learning, Chicago Public Schools; Dr. Wanda Ward, acting assistant director, Directorate for Education and Human Resources, National Science Foundation; and Dr. Donald Wink, director of Undergraduate Studies...

HLTH Corporation Announces Second Quarter Financial Results

...ernet and media companies are seeing declines in advertising revenue, WebMD continues to experience strong growth," said Martin J. Wygod, Chairman and acting CEO of HLTH Corporation. "Advertiser demand for our high quality and highly engaged audience is increasing. The strength of the WebMD brand, the size ...

Americans Spend Billions on Alternative Medicine

...nt on CAM is spent on self-care therapies," report author Richard L. Nahin, acting director of the Division of Extramural Research at U.S. National Center for...h Josephine P. Briggs, M.D., director, and Richard L. Nahin, Ph.D., M.P.H., acting director, Division of Extramural Research, U.S. National Center for Complem...

Americans Spent $33.9 Billion Out-of-Pocket on Complementary and Alternative Medicine

... CAM providers each year and spends billions of dollars for these services, as well as for self-care forms of CAM," said Richard L. Nahin, Ph.D., MPH, acting director of NCCAM's Division of Extramural Research and lead author of the cost of complementary and alternative medicine analysis. "While these expen...

Scientists Find Way to Make 'Good' Brown Fat

...t that takes scientists a step closer to victory in the fight against obesity and type 2 diabetes. Brown fat is "good" fat because it burns energy, acting as a furnace, to help regulate body temperature by generating heat. The more of this fat you have, the leaner you tend to be. "Brown fat is necessa...

Akorn, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2009 Earnings Release and Conference Call Information

...ements should be considered in connection with any subsequent written or oral forward-looking statements that may be made by the company or by persons acting on its behalf and in conjunction with its periodic SEC filings. You are advised, however, to consult any further disclosures we make on related subjec...

Smith & Nephew Announces Launch of ACTICOAT Flex Wound Care Products in the USA

...vailable to Smith & Nephew as of the date hereof. All written or oral forward-looking statements attributable to Smith & Nephew or any person acting on behalf of Smith & Nephew are expressly qualified in their entirety by the foregoing. Smith & Nephew does not undertake any obligation to u...

FDA Calls for Stricter Controls on Mercury Fillings

...sk for long-term, mercury-related adverse health events," Dr. Susan Runner, acting director of the Division of Anesthesiology, General Hospital, Infection Con... SOURCES: July 28, 2009, news conference with Susan Runner, acting director of the division of anesthesiology, General Hospital, Infection Con...

Raptor Pharmaceuticals Corp. and TorreyPines Therapeutics, Inc. Announce Merger Agreement

...ee of charge on the SEC's web site at http://www.sec.gov. Subsequent written and oral forward-looking statements attributable to Raptor or to persons acting on its behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by the cautionary statements set forth in Raptor's reports filed with the SEC. Raptor expressl...

Watson CFO Mark W. Durand to Take Leave of Absence

...saro, President and Chief Executive Officer of Watson, announced that R. Todd Joyce, Vice President, Corporate Controller and Treasurer, will serve as acting Principal Financial Officer, effective immediately. About Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (NYSE: WPI ) is a ...

Texas Kidney Community: CMS Authorization to Survey 22 New Dialysis Centers Excellent First Step Toward Opening Additional Pending Facilities, Creating More Local Jobs

...MS and the many Texas state officials who deserve credit for recognizing the certification backlog problem - with delays of up to 18 months - and then acting collegially in the public interest to greatly improve access to quality dialysis care for patients in these 22 affected communities," said Robert Hoot...

The Aspen Institute and TIME Convene Debate on Health Care at The Aspen Health Forum

... encouraging individuals to reflect on the ideals and ideas that define a good society, and to provide a neutral and balanced venue for discussing and acting on critical issues. The Aspen Institute does this primarily in four ways: seminars, young-leader fellowships around the globe, policy programs, and pu...

United States Patent Office Issues Decision in Re-examination Proceedings

...vailable to Smith & Nephew as of the date hereof. All written or oral forward-looking statements attributable to Smith & Nephew or any person acting on behalf of Smith & Nephew are expressly qualified in their entirety by the foregoing. Smith & Nephew does not undertake any obligation to u...

VA Medical Imaging Reaches Record Level

... medical images in its database, allowing VA physicians immediate access to patient records regardless of their location," said Dr. Gerald Cross, VA's acting under secretary for health, said. "Our Veterans don't have to wait for hospital staff to find x-rays or make comparisons between a patient's past and...

Highmark Inc. Awards $14,000 to 28 Pennsylvania Nonprofit Organizations

... Beth Ann Moore, application developer, Dauphin Association (MDA) volunteers for the MDA with her family, acting as ambassadors for fundraising activities and helping to assemble program packets. -----...

Recession Stressful for Many Kids, Toughest on Poor and Uninsured

... parents report their teens, ages 13 - 17, have stress due to the family's financial situation. Common symptoms of stress in children include acting out, abdominal pain and headaches. "We found that stress from financial worries affected families of lower incomes more than families of hig...

Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Prices Public Offering of Common Stock

...bject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions. Leerink Swann LLC is acting as sole book-running manager for the offering. Lazard Capital Markets LLC, Canaccord Adams Inc., JMP Securities LLC and Natixis Bleichroeder Inc. are acting as co-managers for the offering. The securities described above ar...

Cell Therapeutics, Inc. Announces Public Offering of Common Stock and Warrants

...neral working capital. Rodman & Renshaw, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rodman & Renshaw Capital Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: RODM ), is acting as sole book-running manager for the offering. The offering is being conducted as a public offering pursuant to the Company's shelf registration stat...

Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock

... an additional 1,350,000 shares of common stock to cover overallotments, if any. All of the shares are being offered by Orexigen. Leerink Swann LLC is acting as sole book-running manager for the offering. The securities described above are being offered by Orexigen pursuant to a registration state...

my1HIE Fuels the Growth of E-Prescribing in Michigan

...e as a whole. DrFirst technology is designed by a management team that includes medical doctors and highly experienced technology specialists acting under the guidance and collective expertise of their Physician's Advisory Board. Utilizing the latest advancements in Internet, security, wireless, we...

Eliminating Cell Receptor Prevents Infections in Animal Study

...HILADELPHIA, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia sheds light on the role of cell receptors in acting as gatekeepers for infectious viruses. By using mice genetically engineered to lack a particular receptor in heart and pancreas cells, the study team ...
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