Varian Medical Systems Receives 510(k) Clearance for Fast and Accurate Acuros(TM) Radiotherapy Treatment Planning Capability
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR ) today announced that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the Acuros(TM) capability offered initially in its brachytherapy treatment planning system. The Acuros clearance was awarded as pa...
Beijing Cancer Hospital Becomes First Hospital in Mainland China to Introduce Fast and Precise RapidArc Radiotherapy Cancer Treatments
BEIJING, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cancer patients in mainland China are gaining access to fast
and efficient radiotherapy treatments with the introduction of RapidArc(R) radiotherapy technology from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR ) at the Beijing Cancer Hospital. BCH is ...
Epeius Biotechnologies' Rexin-G Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for the Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer
SAN MARINO, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Epeius Biotechnologies ( www.epeiusbiotech.com ) announced today that its lead product, Rexin-G, has been granted Fast
Track designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use as a second-line treatment for advanced or metastatic pancre...
GeoFitness, Inc. is Now GeoMotion Group, an Innovative and Fast Growing Learning and Fitness Company for All Ages
ORLANDO, Fla., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoFitness's main goal has been to get Americans up and moving by being a leading provider of movement-based products and curriculum. Their ability to provide solutions to the rise in obesity with sound programming that also enhances learning has provided unp...
New Fast and Precise Treatment Planning System Among Varian Medical Systems Highlights at American Brachytherapy Society 2009 Meeting
BrachyVision Acuros, Enabling Superior Dose Calculation with Unmatched Speed, Unveiled at ABS 2009 in Toronto , Canada , May 31-June 2
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR ) will be demonstrating its full range of brachytherapy...
With Heart Attacks, Fast Treatment Matters
The sooner angioplasty is done, the lower the death rate, study finds
WEDNESDAY, May 20 (HealthDay News) -- People having a heart attack should be given balloon angioplasty without delay once they reach a hospital to reduce their risk of dying, a new study concludes.
Varian Medical Systems Introduces Fast and Precise Brachytherapy Planning System at GEC-ESTRO in Portugal
BrachyVision Acuros Enables Superior Dose Calculation with Unmatched Speed
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A significantly more accurate* way of calculating the dosimetry of cancer treatments will be introduced by Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR ) at the GEC-ESTRO e...
Filters Fast Challenges Universities and Colleges to Kick the Bottled Water Habit
New "Drop the Bottle!" program aims to save the environment while saving students money
CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Drinking bottled water isn't just an American obsession, it's a bad habit. And it's one that doesn't just put the consumer at direct risk but threatens the environmen...
Sirion Therapeutics Announces Positive Results From Interim Analysis of Phase II Trial and Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for Fenretinide
TAMPA, Fla., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirion Therapeutics, Inc. announced today positive results from a planned interim analysis of its Phase II trial evaluating fenretinide for the treatment of geographic atrophy (GA) associated with age-related macular degeneration. This interim analysis was tri...
EMD Serono and FAST FORWARD, LLC Announce Collaboration to Accelerate Development of Treatments for Multiple Sclerosis
-- EMD Serono and Fast
Forward agree to work together to speed research development on a select group of high potential MS research projects with support of up to $19 million in funding
ROCKLAND, Mass. and NEW YORK, March 18/PRNewswire/ -- EMD Serono, Inc., an affiliate of Merck KGaA, Darmsta...
Smoking Isn't Falling as Fast as Officials Hoped: Report
CDC says more emphasis needed on tobacco-control programs
THURSDAY, March 12 (HealthDay News) -- Differences in tobacco marketing and promotion and tobacco-control programs are among the reasons why adult smoking rates are almost twofold higher in some states than others, according to ...
Rehab Specialist, Michael Fisher, Joins Fast - Growing Alliance Seating & Mobility in North Carolina
Fisher Brings 10 Years of Personal Experience with Complex Rehab Needs
CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Fisher, a complex rehab specialist, has joined Alliance Seating & Mobility (ASM), one of the nation's fastest growing accredited complex rehab companies. Fisher is a...
WuXi PharmaTech Honored on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific 2008 List for the Fifth Consecutive Year
SHANGHAI, China, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX ), a
leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device research and
development outsourcing company with operations in China and the United
States, is proud to announce that it was selected for the Deloitte Technol...
NxStage(R) Ranked 14th Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte's 2008 Technology Fast 500
LAWRENCE, Mass., Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NxStage Medical, Inc.
(Nasdaq: NXTM ), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today
announced that it ranked 14th on Deloitte's 2008 Technology Fast
ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications...
Researchers: Ban on fast food TV advertising would reverse childhood obesity trends
BETHLEHEM, PA (November 19, 2008) A ban on fast
food advertisements in the United States could reduce the number of overweight children by as much as 18 percent, according to a new study being published this month in the Journal of Law and Economics . The study also reports that eliminating the ...
Traces of Corn Found in Almost All Fast Food
Only 12 servings out of hundreds had nutrients that didn't contain it, researchers say
THURSDAY, Nov. 13 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that many fast-food meals begin with a single ingredient: corn.
Researchers uncovered signs of corn in food items from Wendy's, McDonald...
HTH Worldwide Ranked Number 435 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte's 2008 Technology Fast 500
Attributes proprietary database and technology for its 296 Percent Revenue Growth
RADNOR, Pa., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- HTH Worldwide, a global health and
safety services company, today announced that it ranked number 435 on
Deloitte's 2008 Technology Fast
500, a ...
Central California Doctors Now Using Fast RapidArc(TM) Radiotherapy Technology to Battle Cancer
Speedy Treatments are Precise and More Comfortable for Cancer Patients
PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Doctors at Cancer
Care Associates in Fresno, California have commenced treating cancer
patients using RapidArc(TM) technology, a new advancement from Varian
Cadient Group Ranked 34th in Deloitte's Fast 50 Program for Greater Philadelphia
WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadient Group, the
premier strategic interactive marketing agency serving the healthcare
industry, announced today it has ranked 34th in Deloitte's prestigious Fast
50 Program for Greater Philadelphia - a ranking of the 50 fastest-growing
DRE Medical Equipment Repeats as a Fast 50 Company
For the second consecutive year, Business First of Louisville has recognized DRE Medical Equipment as one of the 50 fastest growing businesses in Greater Louisville.
(Vocus) November 3, 2008 -- DRE, Inc., a premier international medical and surgical equipment suppli...
Suboxone Fast Passing Methadone As Preferred Method Of Treatment For Opiate Detox
While Methadone treatment still holds the #1 position among detox procedures for opiate addiction, there is a new contender moving up in prominence with each passing day: Suboxone.
Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) November 1, 2008 -- The primary reason for Suboxone's rise to pro...
HTH Worldwide Ranked Number 21 in Deloitte's Fast 50 Program for Greater Philadelphia
Attributes proprietary database and technology for its 296 Percent
RADNOR, Pa., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- HTH Worldwide, a global health and
safety services company, has been named to Deloitte's prestigious Fast
Program for Greater Philadelphia, a ranking of the 50 fastest gr...
Accuray Incorporated Ranked Fifth in Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 Program for Silicon Valley Scientific/Medical Equipment, and Biotechnology Companies
Attributes its 5,000 Percent Revenue Growth from FY03-FY07 to Increased CyberKnife Acceptance
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Accuray
Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ), has been named to Deloitte's Technology Fast
50 Program for Silicon Valley Scientifi...
Health Market Science, Inc. Ranked Number 17 in Deloitte's Fast 50 Program for Greater Philadelphia
Attributes Innovation to its 385 Percent Revenue Growth
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Market Science,
Inc. has been named to Deloitte's prestigious Fast
50 Program for Greater
Philadelphia, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology, media,
Deloitte Names Heska Corporation to Colorado Technology Fast 50
Heska Corporation Award Based on Consistent, Long-term Revenue Growth
LOVELAND, Colo., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Heska Corporation
(Nasdaq: HSKA ) ("Heska") today announced it has received the prestigious
50 Award for Colorado by Deloitte LLP. The Technology Fast
Membrane fusion at the synapse: Janus faced synaptotagmin-1 helps to keep the fast pace
Imagine a bathtub with two soap bubbles colliding but never fusing. Then you add detergent, and the surface of the water goes flat as the walls of the bubbles collapse and merge.
Dr. Christian Rosenmund, professor of neuroscience and molecular and human genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, a...
HireRight Named to Deloitte Technology Fast 50 for the Sixth Year in a Row : Attributes Customer Focus and Innovative Screening Solutions to its 230 Percent Revenue Growth
For the sixth year in a row, HireRight, a leader in on-demand employment background and drug screening solutions, has been named to Deloitte’s prestigious Technology Fast
50 Program for Orange County, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life science...
New Joint Commission Consulting Service by NurseTesting Grows Fast as Staffing Agencies Seek Joint Commission Certification
NurseTesting Consulting Service is quickly becoming the nation’s leader in Joint Commission Consulting. NurseTesting Consulting Service launched early in 2008 and has already achieved six Joint Commission certifications with sixteen more agency clients working toward certification. Nur...
Filters Fast Advocates Use of Filtered Water Bottles for Environmental and Personal Health
CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Most of us opt for bottled
water as an alternative to guzzling tap water, and its potential
contaminants, while on the go. Now Filters Fast
( http://www.filtersfast.com ), retailer of air and water filters, offers a
more cost-effective and eco-friendly a...
How fast you'll age is written in the bones, TAU research finds
Perhaps the aging process cant be stopped. But it can be predicted, and new research from Tel Aviv University indicates that people may live longer and lead healthier lives as a result.
Researchers have developed a new biological marker that represents the age of a bodys bones. It reveals that ...
Bioniche Receives Fast Track Designation For First-Line Bladder Cancer Therapy
- Second Phase III clinical trial to begin later this year -
BELLEVILLE, ON, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Bioniche Life Sciences
Inc. (TSX: BNC), a research-based, technology-driven Canadian
biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it has received notice from
the U.S. Food and...
Express Screening Process Aims to Put Diabetics on the Fast Track to Better Health
Program illustrates how partnering can resolve issues, improve health
PITTSBURGH, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- For people with diabetes, waiting
just a few weeks for an appointment with an eye specialist can lead to
further complications such as blindness, macular edema and other vision
New FIRST RESPONSE(R) Pregnancy Test Gives Women a Fast and Simple One-Word Answer
Introducing the FIRST RESPONSE(R) Digital Display Early Result Pregnancy Test
PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Good news has arrived for
women looking for a "yes" or "no" answer to one very important question: Am
I having a baby? The new FIRST RESPONSE(...
Cancer Patients Hold Fast to Belief That Opioids Mean Death
Docs need to educate that drugs such as morphine are more than just a last resort
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Many cancer patients endure unnecessary suffering when they resist treatment with morphine and other opioid painkillers because they believe the use of these drugs ...
AIUM and ACEP publish guidelines for performing emergency trauma ultrasound -- the FAST exam
The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) and the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) officially announced today that they will publish jointly the Guideline for the Performance of the FAST
(Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma) Examination.
Clarient Named to Deloitte's 2007 Orange County Technology Fast 50 for Third Consecutive Year
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Clarient, Inc.
(Nasdaq: CLRT ), a premier technology and services resource for
pathologists, oncologists and the pharmaceutical industry, today announced
that it was ranked #19 on Deloitte's 2007 Orange County Technology Fast
AtriCure Ranked 80th in Deloitte's Technology Fast 500
WEST CHESTER, Ohio, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AtriCure, Inc.
(Nasdaq: ATRC ), the leader in cardiac surgical ablation systems, has been
ranked 80th in North America and 1st in Ohio in Deloitte's prestigious
500. The Fast
500 is a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing
Health Market Science Ranked Number Ten in Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 Program for Greater Philadelphia
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Market Science
(HMS) has been named to Deloitte's prestigious Technology Fast
for Greater Philadelphia, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology,
media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in the area by
Digirad Corporation Named to Deloitte Technology Fast 50
POWAY, Calif., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Digirad Corporation
(Nasdaq: DRAD ), a leading provider of medical diagnostic imaging systems
and services to physicians' offices, hospitals and imaging centers, today
announced that it has been named to Deloitte's Technology Fast
Coalition America, Inc. Again Named One of Georgia's Fastest Growing Technology Companies in Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 Program
ATLANTA, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Coalition America, Inc. has again been
named to Deloitte & Touche, LLP's prestigious Technology Fast
award program for Georgia, a ranking of the 50 fastest-growing technology,
media, telecommunications, and life sciences companies in the state by