China Medical Technologies Announces the Substantial Completion of an Independent Internal Investigation and Expected Timing of Reporting of Unaudited Financial Results for the Quarter and Fiscal Year ended March 31, 2009 and the Quarter ended June 30, 20
BEIJING, July 30 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Medical Technologies,
Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: CMED ), a leading China-based medical device
company that develops, manufactures and markets advanced in-vitro diagnostic
products today announced the substantial completion of an indepe...
New BioTrends Report Explores Anticipated Treatment Pattern Shifts Expected with the Proposed Bundled Payment Structure Planned for 2011
EXTON, Pa., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. recently released its baseline report assessing awareness of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed dialysis bundled payment plan among Medical Directors and Renal Administrators in dialysis units across...
FDA Warnings on Mercury Tooth Fillings Expected Today: New Regulation Result of Lawsuit Settled Last Year
WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected
to issue a new regulation today calling for special controls on the placement of mercury tooth fillings. Until now, dentists who used amalgam have not had to disclose the type of materials us...
California Shock Trauma Air Rescue (CALSTAR) Leads the Way in Pioneering Helicopter Modification Which is Expected to Greatly Enhance Safety and Save Lives
California Shock Trauma Air Rescue ( CALSTAR ) has the first helicopter in the world modified to allow for dramatically enhanced abilities and increased safety to make landings while using Instrument Flight Rules (IFR), Joseph Cook, CALSTAR's President and CEO announced today.
More Than 5,000 Expected for Greater Chicago Food Depository's 24th Annual Hunger Walk on Saturday, June 20, at Montrose Harbor
Fundraiser arrives at critical time for pantries, soup kitchens, shelters
CHICAGO, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the Greater Chicago Food Depository:
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With 15 Million Kids Expected to Go Hungry This Summer, Boys & Girls Clubs of America Partners With Morgan Stanley to Launch 'Million Meal Summer' Program
Program to Provide One Million Meals to Boys & Girls Club Members at 200 Sites Nationwide
ATLANTA, June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to feed the millions of young people expected
to miss meals or go hungry this summer, Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS ) announced today a partnersh...
Transcept Pharmaceuticals Announces Expected FDA Extension of Regulatory Review Period for Intermezzo(R)
RICHMOND, Calif., June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: TSPT ) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has informed the company that it should expect to receive formal notice of a three month extension of the review period for the new...
IT Budgets of Healthcare Organizations in Asia Pacific Region Expected to Grow, Regardless of the Economic Slowdown, says Frost & Sullivan
SINGAPORE, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- While the economic slump has driven several companies to resort to strategic budget and cost-cutting initiatives, healthcare organizations are increasing their spending on healthcare information technology (IT) solutions and services to enhance healthcare delivery...
Fixed Dosed Combination Agents and Novel Antihypertensives Are Expected to Face Tougher Formulary Restrictions
Longitudinal Data Trends Suggest These Agents Will Face Greater Use of Step Therapy Restrictions and Less Access on Tier 2 on Commercial Health Plans, According to a New Report from HealthLeaders-InterStudy and Fingertip Formulary
NASHVILLE, Tenn. and GLEN ROCK, N.J., April 28 /PRNewswire/ --...
Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL) Reports 6% Increase In First Quarter 2009 Diluted EPS to $0.68. All Research Units Achieve Organic Sales Growth. Full Year 2009 Guidance Reaffirmed; Diluted EPS Expected to Exceed Reported EPS for 2008 of $2.65.
ST. LOUIS, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sigma-Aldrich Corporation, a leading Life Science and High Technology company, reported that its first quarter 2009 diluted EPS grew by 6% to $0.68 from $0.64 in the first quarter of 2008.
Reported sales for the first quarter of 2009 were $519 mil...
Hard to Treat Diseases (HTDS) clinical trial protocol for MMR Vaccine expected Q2 2009
SHENZEN, China, March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Hard to Treat Diseases (HTDS) www.htdsmedical.com Today after the market closed the company announced the clinical trial protocol for their MMR Vaccine is under preparation, and is expected
to be approved by the end of the second quarter 2009.
Global Warming Expected to Spike Pollen and Spring Allergies - New Drug-Free Topical Gels Boost Hope for Allergy Sufferers
IRVINGTON, N.Y., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring has sprung and with it arrives the onset of unrelenting allergy symptoms which for many, will persist throughout the season into summer. For over 40 million Americans in search of allergy relief this season, a solution can't come fast enough. This ...
FRC Deplores Obama's Expected Action Against Conscience Protections
WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Family Research Council ( FRC ) responded to President Obama's expected
action to stop the implementation of regulations to enforce the Church, Coats, and Weldon Amendments that protect health care providers' right of conscience. These...
Bederra Corporation Launches New Billing Services Division Expected to Add up to $500,000 in Revenue
Bederra Corporation (Pink Sheets: BEDA), a medical imaging and diagnostic Company launches new Physician Billing Services Division to provide small and medium sized doctor groups out sourced billing services as part of its commitment to synergistically diversify the company's business.
Recession-Proof Your Career: High Job Growth Expected for Rehab Therapists
Despite mass company layoffs, job prospects for rehabilitation therapists remain strong. The shortage of health professionals is projected to increase demand for physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists and therapy assistants up to 27 percent.
Spending on Integrated Operating Rooms to Slow in 2009, But Expected to Recover in 2010
Facilities will face difficulty obtaining credit for capital expenditures, according to Millennium Research Group
WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group's (MRG's) US Markets for Video and High-Tech Hardware Devices 2009 report, medical facilities will...
Stryker Updates Expected 2008 Results and Provides 2009 Outlook
KALAMAZOO, Mich., Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stryker Corporation
(NYSE: SYK ) announced today that net sales were $1,718 million for the fourth
quarter of 2008, representing a 3.6% increase over net sales of $1,658 million
for the fourth quarter of 2007, and were $6,718 million for the...
EAU 2nd Eastern Mediterranean Meeting expected to highlight cystectomy
Because the 1st Eastern Mediterranean Meeting (EMM), which was held in Antalya (TR) in 2007, was a great success the 'second edition' will be organised on 23 and 24 January 2009 in the Pyramisa hotel in Cairo (EG). Approximately 250 participants from the eastern Mediterranean area are expected
Surge in older cancer survivors expected as baby boomers age
STORRS, CT The United States could be faced with a national health care crisis in the coming decades as the country's baby boomer population ages and a growing number of older adults find themselves diagnosed with and living longer with cancer.
That is the position of a team of researchers fro...
5,000 People Expected to March to End Homelessness in Los Angeles County
United Way of Greater Los Angeles Holds Second Annual HomeWalk
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ --
WHAT: HomeWalk is a 5K family walk to end the growing issue of homelessness in LA County. Part of United Way's year-round campaign to end h...
Response Biomedical Completes Initial Closing of an expected $5.0 Million Financing
VANCOUVER, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Response Biomedical
Corporation (TSX: RBM, OTCBB: RPBIF) (the "Company") today announced that
it has completed an initial closing of the financing announced on October
14, 2008 and amended on October 17, 2008, raising gross proceeds of $4.66
75 Million Missed Work Days Expected This Flu Season
Californians are Provided With Resources to Prevent Millions in Lost Wages
SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 97 million(1)
cases of the flu are reported annually, financially challenging working
families by the loss of wages caused by missed work days. QuickHealth meets
Rates of Mild Cognitive Impairment Higher Than Expected
More men, women may develop Alzheimer's than previously thought, researchers say
MONDAY, July 28 (HealthDay News) -- The growth in the number of cases of mild cognitive impairment in the elderly population is outstripping earlier predictions, Mayo Clinic researchers report.
Head Start Leaders Have High Hopes for New President and Congress, But Budget 'Double Whammy' Expected to Force Cuts of Up to 14,000 Child Slots Nationwide
Despite Outstanding Track Record of Program, Head Start Officials
Bracing for Worst Under Fiscal Year 2008 Budget; Advocates Look Forward to
Working With New President, Congress to Address Long-Term $1 Billion Budget
WASHINGTON, June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Faced with an effect...
Employer Use of Financial Incentives to Reward Healthy Behavior Expected To Surge
Companies Tailor Programs to Target Specific Actions, According to Watson Wyatt
WASHINGTON, May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The number of employers
offering workers financial incentives to better manage their health is
expected to jump sharply next year, accordi...
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
New report on telehealth says market is expected to grow over next few years
New Rochelle, NY, May 22, 2008 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 Intelligence, a Mary...
Led by Cardiovascular Applications, Double Digit Growth Expected for Catheter Sales
NEW YORK, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The world market for catheters was
valued at more than $13.5 billion in 2007 and is expected
to increase more
than 60% in the next five years. The cardiovascular catheter segment
accounts for more than half of the total catheter market in terms of value
Surgical site infections more common than expected following breast procedures
Infections at the incision site occurred in more than 5 percent of patients following breast surgery and cost them more than $4,000 each in hospital-related expenses, according to a report in the January issue of Archives of Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.
Reported surgical site inf...
IDM Pharma Announces Termination of UVIDEM Development Collaboration and Expected Restructuring in Connection With Evaluation of Strategic Alternatives
IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IDM Pharma, Inc.
(Nasdaq: IDMI ) today announced that as part of the Company's recent
decision to evaluate strategic alternatives, the Company initiated
discussions with sanofi-aventis. Following this, sanofi-aventis has
notified the Company o...
Significant changes in plastic surgery expected in 2008
Boston, MA--Disappointed with results from the last few years much ballyhooed lunch hour and weekend cosmetic surgery procedures, people interested in facial rejuvenation are expected
to pursue more reliably effective approaches in 2008.
According to Jeffrey Spiegel, MD, chief of facial plast...
Double-Digit Rate Increases Expected Under Mass. Mandatory Health Law; 5% Cap on Rate Hikes Proposed
California Labor Poised to Sell Out Consumers with Unaffordable Mandate
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Massachusetts
insurance premiums expected
to rise as much as 14% have led a state panel
to propose a 5% cap on rate increases for state-sold health plans. The vo...
GNC Franchising Expected to Grow Through 2008
Consumer demand for healthy lifestyle drives new store openings
PITTSBURGH, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- For most people, the new year means
a new resolution or two. For GNC, it means more new stores.
Annual growth in the supplement industry is expected
to rise steadily
through 2012, according...
Merge Technologies Receives Expected Additional NASDAQ Notification
Company expects to satisfy all requirements for continued listing and make all necessary filings by December 31, 2007
MILWAUKEE, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Merge Technologies
Incorporated, d.b.a. Merge Healthcare (Nasdaq: MRGE ; TSX: MRG) (the
"Company") today announced th...
ReBuilder Medical Technologies, Inc. Announces UK Demand for Safe Molluscum Contagiosum Treatment Leads to Distribution Agreement with UFFE Medical, LTD. Expected 10% Sales Increase.
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ReBuilder
Medical Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets: RBRM) today announced that they
have agreed upon a Joint Venture with UFFE Medical, LTD, parent company to
SIMpill UK to distribute the ReBuilder Medical's unique home treatment for
COPD rates, higher than expected in China, will continue to grow
In China, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in people over the age of 40 is much more prevalent than previously thought, according to researchers in Guangdong.
Their findings appear in the second issue for October of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical care Medicine, pu...
Study expected to boost research for hearing and balance therapies
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (September 25, 2007) Birds, fish and amphibians can do something that humans and other mammals generally cannot: re-grow damaged or lost inner ear hair cells.
Loss of these cells causes hearing deficiencies and disabling balance problems in an estimated 250 million people ...
The Philadelphia Walk Now for Autism Expected to Draw 10,000 Walkers and Raise $1 Million to Help Find Answers About the Nation's Fastest-Growing Developmental Disorder
- Increasing Awareness and Raising Funds to Support Autism Research -
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 10,000 people, including
individuals with autism, their families and friends, will come together on
September 15 for Autism Speaks/Cure Autism Now's 5th annual Philadelphia
Swine Flu Vaccine Taking Longer Than Expected
A fully tested shot may not be ready until year's end, WHO says
MONDAY, July 13 (HealthDay News) -- A fully tested swine flu vaccine may not be available until the end of the year, a vaccine expert at the World Health Organization said Monday.
But countries could use emergency measu...
Tau protein expression predicts breast cancer survival -- though not as expected
SAN ANTONIO - Expression of the microtubule-binding protein Tau is not a reliable means of selecting breast cancer patients for adjuvant paclitaxel chemotherapy, according to research led by The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center.
Presented today, Dec. 13, at the CRTC-AACR San Ant...