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Air Methods to Report Second Quarter Financial Results After Market Close on Thursday, August 6, 2009

DENVER July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Methods Corporation (Nasdaq: AIRM ) will report financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009 after the close of the market on Thursday, August 6, 2009. The Company has scheduled a conference call for Thursday, August 6,...

Report: Asbestos Litigation Disaster for Investors Could Be Repeated With Nanotechnology Unless SEC and FASB Close Eight Major Loopholes Now Preventing Honest Disclosures

Investor Environmental Health Network Analysis Finds Disturbing Asbestos-Nanotech Parallels That Could Saddle Investors with a Major New Round of Costly Mega-Litigation WASHINGTON, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Billions of dollars in potential asbestos-like litigation risks for nanotechn...

WHO Close to Declaring Swine Flu Pandemic

Reports of infection on the rise in countries such as Australia and Chile; mortality rate remains low WEDNESDAY, June 3 (HealthDay News) -- With more cases of the H1N1 swine flu surfacing in the Southern Hemisphere and outside North America, the World Health Organization is weighing wh...

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Rings Bell to Close New York Stock Exchange

BETHESDA, Md., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of National Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has been invited to ring the closing bell of the New York Stock Exchange today. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is the leading organization in the United ...

Nektar to Announce Financial Results for the First Quarter of 2009 on Wednesday, May 6, 2009, After Close of U.S.-Based Financial Markets

SAN CARLOS, Calif., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR ) will announce its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009 on Wednesday, May 6, 2009, after the close of U.S.-based financial markets. Howard Robin, president and chief executive office...

Center to Expose and Close Animal Factories to Hold Media Teleconference Tomorrow to Discuss Smithfield Operations, Connection to Swine Flu, Health and Enviro Impacts

WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the Center to Expose and Close Animal Factories: WHAT: The Center to Expose and Close Animal Factories (CECAF) will hold a media teleconference to discuss the worsening health and environmental damage caus...

North Carolina 'Give Kids A Smile!' Project Treats Close to 20,000 Children

CARY, N.C., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The 6th annual North Carolina "Give Kids A Smile!" day of free dental care resulted in 19,719 children being treated across the state, a 26% increase over 2008. The value of free services totaled $1.97 million, an increase of $710,000 (56%) compared to last yea...

Parties in Los Gatos Hospital Acquisition Agree on Terms Allowing El Camino Hospital an Early Close of Escrow

Re-opening now scheduled for mid-July; existing medical equipment to be acquired as part of purchase MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In a presentation to the Los Gatos Town Council last evening, El Camino Hospital officials announced that the property owner, Tenet...

CTI Focuses on Late-Stage Drug Approvals and Commercialization and Cuts Operating Costs: to Close Bresso Research Center

SEATTLE, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) announced today that it has started a collective dismissal procedure pursuant to Law 223/1991 concerning its Bresso, Italy, (CTE) employees. The collective dismissal will involve a total of 62 employee...

The Merck Company Foundation Launches Five-Year Effort to Close Healthcare Disparity Gaps

New Alliance Aims to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes Prevention and Management Among Most At-Risk Populations WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Merck Company Foundation (Foundation), the philanthropic arm of Merck & Co., Inc., today announced the launch of The Alliance to ...

Drug Rehab Mountainside Treatment Center is an Effective and Quality Option for Those Seeking Drug Treatment - Located Close to NY MA

This economy has created a re-newed demand for affordable drug rehabs - Mountainside Drug Rehab Center - the pioneer in the creation of Holistic Individualized Treatment created an inpatient substance abuse treatment curriculum that has been replicated by dozens of high-cost drug rehabs. ...

MyMedicalRecords, Inc. and Favrille, Inc. Close Merger

COMBINATION TO PROVIDE BROADER ACCESS TO INVESTMENT COMMUNITY AT AN EXCITING TIME IN INFORMATION MANAGEMENT IN THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- MyMedicalRecords, Inc. ("MMR"), a company that uses its proprietary technology to offer products that facilitate consumer...

Cell Therapeutics and Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Close Transaction Forming Joint Venture to Market Zevalin in the US

SEATTLE, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc.(CTI) (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) announced today they have closed the transaction with Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to form a 50/50 owned joint venture, RIT Oncology LLC (LLC), to commercialize and develop Zevalin(R) ([90Y]-ibritumoma...

First Results from Hospital Trials Show Pathogens Stay Close to Patients

NEW YORK, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Preliminary results from U.S. Department of Defense-funded clinical trials indicate that commonly touched surfaces in intensive care unit rooms are contaminated with high levels of potentially dangerous bacteria. The findings, reported in a poster session at t...

Nektar to Announce Financial Results for the Third Quarter of 2008 on Thursday, November 6, 2008 After Close of U.S.-Based Financial Markets

SAN CARLOS, Calif., Oct 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR ) will announce its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2008 on Thursday, November 6, 2008, after the close of U.S.-based financial markets. Howard Robin, president and chief executi...

Scientists close in on method to fight deadly childhood cancer

GAINESVILLE, Fla. A multicenter team of researchers, including scientists from the University of Florida, has discovered a way to potentially block the growth of neuroblastoma, a type of cancer responsible for 15 percent of all cancer deaths in children. Working with human cell lines and tissu...

Children in Blended Families Still Close to Biological Mothers

Family situation shapes parental involvement less than thought, study finds,, MONDAY, Aug. 4 (HealthDay News) -- With few exceptions, stepchildren and those in other non-traditional families featuring the kids' biological mother spend as much time with their parents as those in traditi...

Peptimmune Announces the Second Close of Series D Private Financing

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Peptimmune, Inc., a privately held biotechnology company, announced that it has completed a second close of $8.9 million of its Series D preferred stock offering with its investor syndicate led by New Enterprise Associates, MPM Capital, Hunt Ventures L...

The Sir Allen Stanford Pediatric Fellowship Program Provides Close To CHF 1 Million to Support Kinderspital Zurich

ZURICH, Switzerland, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Stanford Financial Group ("Stanford") announces the Sir Allen Stanford Pediatric Fellowship Program with Kinderspital Zurich - the University Children's Hospital in Zurich. Stanford's new program will provide financial support to Kinderspital Zurich...

Cardiologists Warn Proposed Changes Would Close Outpatient Cardiac Cath Labs

Patients would experience higher costs and longer waits NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cardiologists around the country are speaking out against drastic payment cuts that could force the closure of many outpatient catheterization labs, creating long waits and drama...

A New Report on Home Telehealth and Remote Patient Monitoring Says Current Market is Close to $5.6 billion and Growth of Up to 70% is Expected to Continue Over the Next Few Years

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Home Telehealth and Remote Patient Monitoring market is currently close to a $5.6 billion level and will continue to grow at close to 70% for at least the next three to five years, according to a new strategic report published by Insight and Intel...

Fat Spaniel String Monitoring Service Keeps Close Watch on Boulder Cancer Center Solar Array

Fat Spaniel Helps Namaste Solar Electric Track Performance and Pinpoint Faults BOULDER, Colo. and SAN JOSE, Calif., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Fat Spaniel Technologies, the market leader in monitoring and reporting services for distributed renewable energy systems, ...

Researchers close in on new melanoma gene

Phoenix, Arizona and Queensland, Australia It has long been known that prolonged exposure to the suns harmful UV rays can lead to Melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. An unanswered question, however, is why some people are more likely to develop melanoma than others. Despite years of rese...

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation President Rings Bell to Close New York Stock Exchange

Federal Realty Investment Trust invites Foundation to celebrate scientific advancements that have fueled longer life for people with CF BETHESDA, Md., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To celebrate remarkable progress in treating cystic fibrosis -- a fatal genetic disease -- Federal Real...

Renovis Announces Expiration of Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) 30-Day Waiting Period; Merger With Evotec on Track to Close in Early May, 2008

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 3, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Renovis, Inc. (Nasdaq: RNVS ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of drugs for major medical needs in the areas of neurological and inflammatory diseases, announced today that the waiting pe...

Leading Epilepsy Advocates Propose Strategies to Heighten Treatment Expectations and Close Patient and Physician Communication Gaps

National survey reveals room for improvement in balancing seizure control and medication-related side effects WASHINGTON, March 28 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of the nation's largest event dedicated to the epilepsy community, the National Walk for Epilepsy, advocates today ann...

Nektar to Announce 2007 Year-End Financial Results on Wednesday, February 27, 2008, After Close of U.S.-Based Financial Markets

SAN CARLOS, Calif., Feb. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR ) will announce its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2007 on Wednesday, February 27, 2008, after the close of U.S.-based financial markets. Howard Robin, president and c...

'Sex & the City' Gets Serious About HIV and AIDS in South Africa - Kristin Davis Helps Oxfam Break the Stigma and Close the Treatment Gaps Fuelling AIDS

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Kristin Davis, star of US hit TV show Sex & the City, will join with Oxfam and leading AIDS activists at a Johannesburg press conference tomorrow, Saturday, February 2, to support community efforts in addressing the HIV and AIDS epidemic in So...

Research Can Help Close Cancer 'Race Gap'

Understanding the needs of minority communities is key, U.S. teams say THURSDAY, Nov. 29 (HealthDay News) -- Collaborations between researchers and community groups can help ease cancer disparities among minority populations, researchers report. They based their conclusions on the results of ...

Nektar to Announce Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results on Wednesday, November 7, 2007, After the Close of U.S. Financial Markets

SAN CARLOS, Calif., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR ) will announce its financial results for the third quarter 2007 on Wednesday, November 7, 2007, after the close of U.S.-based financial markets. Howard Robin, president and chief executive officer, will h...

Packard Children's Hospital Opens New South Bay Specialty Clinic Bringing Specialty Care Close to Home

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Children in the South Bay suffering from asthma, acne, abdominal pain and many other conditions can now receive specialty care from Lucile Packard Children's Hospital physicians without traveling to Palo Alto. The hospital's new South Bay Specialty Ce...

Experiments Get Close to 'Out-of-Body' Experience

Using virtual reality, volunteers mimicked the near-death phenomenon THURSDAY, Aug. 23 (HealthDay News) -- European scientists have come close to replicating the mysterious "out-of-body" experience that trauma survivors sometimes report feeling as death nears. The results of two ex...

Mild Flu Season Coming to a Close

Outpatient visits, deaths were lower than previous year, CDC says,,,, THURSDAY, April 16 (HealthDay News) -- Confirming earlier reports, U.S. health officials said Thursday that the 2008-09 flu season was one of the milder seasons in recent years. Less severe strains of influenza an...

The Back Wars Come to a Close

Healthy Back Acquires Rival JoAnne's Bed & Back; Merger Sets Up Healthy Back as the Nation's Largest Company Owned Back Retail Chain LORTON, Va., May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthy Back, the 14-year old company whose focus on home and workplace back wellness created an ergonomic revolution, h...

Atlantic Street Capital Announces First Close

Portfolio Company Ace Expediters Acquires Express Courier Systems To Expand Network STAMFORD, Conn., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlantic Street Capital, a private equity firm with a focus on lower middle-market special situation and deep value investments, announced ...

PSI Brings its Pioneering Efforts to a Close

PLANO, Texas, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- After six years of pioneering leadership in national healthcare clinical information exchange, the Patient Safety Institute (PSI) has chosen to close its doors. The need is there and we hope that others will find and fund the opportunity to carry PSI's cu...

A Mechanical Prosthetic Close to the Real Thing

Back to the future, almost literally. Dan Didrick of Naples, Florida, has come up with a fascinating alternative for those who have lost their fingers, almost one in 150 persons do lose a digit , it is estimated. Didricks X-finger is back to the future because it has no batteries, electroni...

Rajasthan Government Urged to Keep a Close Watch on Doctors

Rajasthan Medical Council while expressing concern over rising complaints that doctors are prescribing unnecessary medicines has asked the state government to keep a close watch on the doctors. The council has suggested that the state government should ask doctors to prescribe only generic...

Doctors Urged To Help Close Indigenous Health Gap

Indigenous organizations have called on the medical profession to push Government for action on the inequality of health between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians . In an editorial in the Medical Journal of Australia, Dr Mark Wenitong, President of the Australian Indigenous Doctors ...

Hospitals in Older Cities Close Down, Blacks Worst Affected

Riverview is a community hospita l in Detroit with 285 beds, specializing in general medical and surgical services, such as treatment of congestive heart failure, diabetes and obstetrics. Detroit is the largest city in the state of Michigan in US Midwest, supposedly a prosperous region. ...
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