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Almost Family Announces Acquisition of Apex Home Health

LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Almost Family, Inc. (Nasdaq: AFAM ) today announced an agreement to acquire the assets of the Medicare-certified home health agency owned by Apex Home Healthcare Services, L.L.C. with operations in Jacksonville and Ormond Beach FL. Company...

Franklin & Seidelmann Enters Full-Service Teleradiology Market with Acquisition of Apex Radiology

F&S Offers Final, Preliminary and Subspecialty Reports Day or Night CLEVELAND, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Franklin & Seidelmann Subspecialty Radiology (F&S) announces that it has expanded its subspecialty teleradiology business model to now offer final and preliminary night time interpretations...

New Report Just Published: World Telemedicine Market Report

... II-52 Cardiac Science Enters into Agreement with GEMMS II-52 Honeywell to Partner with Procura II-53 Franklin & Seidelmann Takes Over apex Radiology II-53 Clarity Medical Systems to Present China Telemedicine Demonstrations at AAO Conference II-53 China Looks for ISRO Coopera...

Apex Bioventures Acquisition Corp. Sets Date for Special Meeting of Stockholders to Approve Dissolution

...LSBOROUGH, Calif., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- apex Bioventures Acquisition Corporation (NYSE Amex: ... be made only by the definitive proxy statement of apex that will be mailed to all stockholders. Stockholders of apex and other interested persons are advised to read A...

MTV Brings The Trials and Tribulations of Steve-O to Life in 'Steve-O: Demise and Rise' Airing on Sunday, May 3rd at 10:00pm ET/PT

...l. Those that have come to know him through this process love him." "This documentary captures the most frightening moments of my friend at the apex of his addiction. I know because I was there," said Johnny Knoxville. "More importantly though it offers hope, and documents the tremendous amount of ...

Apex Bioventures Acquisition Corp. To Seek Stockholder Approval To Liquidate and Dissolve

...BOROUGH, Calif., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- apex Bioventures Acquisition Corporation (NYSE Alternex...ay that its board of directors has determined that apex will not consummate a business combination in the ...te of Incorporation, and that it is advisable that apex be dissolved. The Company will not proceed to liq...

Almost Family Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Results

...m a 36% organic growth rate plus $47.4 million from acquired operations. The twelve month results for the period ended 2008 included results from the apex Home Healthcare acquisition completed in late March 2008, the Patient Care acquisition completed in August 2008 and the Fairfield Ohio Medical Center ...

Leading Foundations to Form mHealth Alliance

...stainable solutions to make the broadest possible progress in developing communities. The mHealth Alliance is particularly important as it sits at the apex of mobility and global health advancements. This is a multi-stakeholder opportunity that can bring benefits to mobile operators, healthcare systems an...

Studies examine treatment for gout and the condition's protective effects

...ve at lowering urate levels and that its dosage may not need to be adjusted. A Phase III, randomized, double-blind multi-center trial, known as the apex (Allopurinol- and Placebo-Controlled, Efficacy Study of Febuxostat) trial, was conducted to compare the safety and efficacy of febuxostat with allopur...

Apex Bioventures Announces Trust Investment Details

...ent events impacting the global financial markets, apex Bioventures Acquisition Corp. (Amex: PEX ), a pub...ving a remaining maturity in excess of 397 days. apex is a blank check company formed for the purpose of...ooking statements. More detailed information about apex and risk factors that may affect the realization o...
APEX in Medical Technology

Millennium Discovers Biomarkers Potentially Predictive of Response to Velcade (Bortezomib) for Injection

... The combined team performed genomics analyses on tumor samples from multiple myeloma patients in VELCADE clinical trials. These trials included the apex Phase III study, which demonstrated the superiority of VELCADE over standard-of-care dexamethasone in previously treated multiple myeloma patients and...
APEX in Medical Products

C3140 Apex 180 Watt Light Source

Description: The Apex light source is equipped with a 180 watt Xenon short arc lamp. Designed to produce higher efficiency light collection and energy transfer from the lamp to the light guide, this light source has a 730 lumen output, which is equivalent to higher watt bulbs. A new IR filtering system and the ...
Company:Linvatec Corporation (now ConMed)

Apex Camera System

Description:... The apex Direct Digital camera system offers the latest technology in a low cost, user friendly controller. Equipped with many of the features you would expect...
Company:Linvatec Corporation (now ConMed)

Webster Porterfield Deflectable Catheter

Description:...in the Right Atrium, the catheter paces the atrium while recording atrial electrograms. The catheter may then be repositioned to the right ventricular apex for atrial recording and ventricular pacing and recording. If indicated, the catheter tip may be repositioned in the right ventricular outflow tract. ...
Company:Biosense Webster, a Johnson & Johnson Company

Weinstein Corneal MicroAesthesiometer™

Description:... An air-based corneal esthesiometer that can stimulate subthreshold at corneal apex in normals. Has use in determining corneal physiology, healing, etc. May have application to the measurement of normal-tension glaucoma....
Company:Connecticut Bioinstruments, Inc.

EXCOR

Features:...ir bleeding with de-airing stub and de-airing kit Berlin Heart cannulas can be permanently implanted Wide selection of atrial, arterial, and apex cannulas Wide selection of cannulas for infants available in three sizes Custom models for new surgical techniques are available on request ...
Company:Berlin Heart AG

CT200E Corneal Topography System

Features:...akes the CT200E an excellent choice. Easy to use with computer-automated focusing and alignment Patented offset fixation allows corneal apex mapping Wide range of standard indexes...
Company:Paradigm Medical Industries, Inc.

Consensus® Knee

Features:...cted bone and reduces the chance of patella "falling" into the intercondylar space in flexion. Medialized spherical dome anatomically positions the apex of the patella. Patellar instrumentation allows all-poly components to be recessed for enhanced stability. All-poly patella has three contoured peg...
Company:Hayes Medical, Inc.

BiomEx Acetabular Cup

Features:...ption of metal on metal articulation for minimal wear. No dome holes and honed inner surface to reduce likelihood of wear between the liner and shell. apex hole to allow confirmation of correct seating - then sealed with a blanking screw....
Company:Biomet Orthopedics, Inc

Consensus Knee

Features:...esected bone and reduces the chance of patella "falling" into the intercondylar space in flexion. Medialized spherical dome anatomically positions the apex of the patella. Patellar instrumentation allows all-poly components to be recessed for enhanced stability. All-poly patella has three contoured pegs a...
Company:Hayes Medical, Inc.

Hertel Exophthalmometer

Features:... The basis of the measurement for exophthalmos determination using the Hertel version is the outer orbital rim (orbital wall) and the apex of the cornea. The integral refraction mirrors with millimeter scales for the left-hand and right-hand measuring halves of the exophthalmometer are c...
Company:Richmond Products, Inc.

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APEX in Medical Dictionary

Ventricular tachycardia

...icular tachycardia is a fast heart rate ... ... (BBR) tachycardia is an uncommon form of ventricular tachycardia (VT) ... ventricular apex and the tachycardia cycle length can be used to rapidly screen ... ...

Tumor

...rvivors' stories, treatment information, and video library. From the Musella Foundation. Pancoast tumors are tumors that form at the extreme apex (very top) of either the right or left lung in the superior sulcus (a shallow furrow on the surface of ... From the American Brain Tumor Ass...

Ligament

... Cranial cruciate ligament (CrCL) - quadruped equivalent of ACL ... The sacrospinous ligament is thin, triangular ligament attached by its apex to the ischial spine, and medially, by its broad base, to the lateral margins of the sacrum and coccyx, in front of the sacrotuberous ligament wit...

Induration

...ed during any ... 5 mm induration or regardless of PPD ... Induration increases of 10mm or > are significant. Fibronodular scarring in lung apex ... Definition of induration from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary with audio pronunciations, thesaurus, Word of the Day, and word games. ...

Funnel

... containers with a small opening. Without a funnel ,spillage would occur. funnel n. A conical utensil having a small hole or narrow tube at the apex and used to channel the flow of a substance, as into a small-mouthed funnel cloud ( ′fənəl ′klau̇d ) ( meteorology ) The popular term for the to...

Enzyme

...zyme . Lactase is the enzyme in the small intestine that digests lactose (the naturally ... The E1 ubiquitin-activating enzyme lies at the apex of the ubiquitination ... We find that this enzyme controls embryonic and larval development, sperm ... Information about enzyme in the free...

Cone

... A cone is a three-dimensional geometric shape that tapers smoothly from a flat, round base to a point called the apex or vertex. More precisely, it is the solid figure bounded by a plane base and the surface formed by the... Cone (formal languages), an abstra...

Cochlea

...d it performs the vital function of transforming ... The cochlea makes 3.25 turns in ... membrane along its entire length from the base to the apex of the cochlea . ... cochlea and they are longest at the apex. ... ... of vestibulo- cochlea labyrinth. High field (4.7T) MRI of mammalian co...
APEX in Biological News

Geographic profiling applied to track hunting patterns of white sharks in South Africa

...candidate at the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and co-principal investigator of the study. "Sharks are apex predators, so studies of shark hunting behavior are important for understanding their ecology and role in structuring marine communities," said Hammer...

Komodo even more deadly than thought: Research

...henomenon known as island gigantism, since there are no other carnivorous mammals to fill the niche on the islands where they live. The lizards are apex predators and dominate the ecosystems in which they live. Although Komodo dragons eat carrion, they also hunt and ambush prey including invertebrates,...

Making a point: Picoscale stability in a room-temperature AFM

...o detect vibration or drift in the probe tip, with the added complication that the system has to work with the scant amount of light reflected off the apex of the AFM probe. Unwanted motion of the tip relative to the sample is corrected on the fly by moving the substrate in the opposite direction. This is...

Florida's 'worm grunters' collect bait worms by inadvertently imitating mole sounds

...racticed in a number of parts of the southeastern United States, under various names including worm fiddling, snoring and charming, but it reached its apex in the 1960's in Apalachicola when thousands of people grunted for worms until the U.S. Forest Service began permitting the previously unregulated pra...

Study links low-frequency hearing to shape of the cochlea

..., causes the membrane to move more toward the outer wall of the chamber, enhancing the bending of the stereocilia. The enhancement is strongest at the apex of the spiral, where the lowest frequencies are detected. Manoussaki and her collaborators calculated that the increase in the sound pressure level ca...

Oceanic sharks worldwide at serious risk from high-seas fishing, rising demand for shark products

... 11 species of sharks and one stingray addressed in this book live part or all of their lives in waters distant from continental land masses. Most are apex predators, at the top of the oceanic food chain and very important in maintaining ocean food webs. Open ocean sharks play the same role on the high se...

Rats on islands disrupt ecosystems from land to sea, researchers find

...it," Croll said. The study describes an elegant example of an ecological phenomenon known as a trophic cascade. "In a trophic cascade, you have an apex predator--in this case, the rat--and because of what that predator eats, you get a cascade of effects that go down through lower levels of the food ch...

Learning from cod collapse to save tuna

...teristics that made cod vulnerable to exploitation contribute to their continued state of depletion. Innovative research to learn more about these apex predators is being implemented by scientists like Stanfords Block who fits tuna with data-logging satellite tags or implanted archival tags. Its like ...

Ongoing collapse of coral reef shark populations

... University and its ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, appear in the December 5th issue of Current Biology. Reef sharks are so-called apex predators on tropical coral reefs and are therefore of significant potential importance to the functioning of coral reef ecosystems. The reproductive ...

High-tech tags on marine animals yield valuable data for biologists and oceanographers

...incipal investigator on a Census of Marine Life project called Tagging Of Pacific Pelagics (TOPP), which is deploying electronic tags on 23 species of apex predators in the North Pacific Ocean. He is also collaborating with researchers at the Sea Mammal Research Unit (SMRU) at the University of St. Andrew...
APEX in Biological Technology

PAREXEL International Updates Financial Guidance in Conjunction with the Acquisition of APEX International Clinical Research Co., Ltd. and Other Factors

BOSTON, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PAREXEL International Corporation (Nasdaq: PRXL ), a leading global biopharmaceutical services organization, today announced the successful completion of the acquisition of Taiwan-based APEX International Clinical Research Co., Ltd. ("APEX") in a sep...

PAREXEL International Completes Acquisition of APEX International Clinical Research Co., Ltd.

- Acquisition Strengthens PAREXEL's Leadership Position in the Asia-Pacific Region - BOSTON, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PAREXEL International Corporation (Nasdaq: PRXL ), a leading global biopharmaceutical services organization, today announced the success...

Essilor : First Half 2009 Revenue

...butor with nearly EUR12 million in revenue. The Company announced five other acquisitions (De Ceunynck in Belgium, Amico in the Middle East and apex Optical, Vision Pointe Optical and OptiSource International in the United States), which will be consolidated in the second-half. Since the beg...

Apex Bioventures Acquisition Corporation Receives Notice of Extension from NYSE Amex

... HILLSBOROUGH, Calif., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- apex Bioventures Acquisition Corporation (NYSE Amex: PEX ) (the "Company") announced today that it has received notice from NYSE Amex LLC (the "Exchange"...

FDA Approves Boston Scientific's Apex(TM) PTCA Dilatation Catheter

...rket its Apex(TM) PTCA(1) Dilatation Catheter. The apex Catheter is a high-performance pre-dilatation ball... and Over-The-Wire (OTW) catheter platforms. The apex Catheter represents the next generation of dilatat...om 8mm up to 40mm (for select diameters). Both the apex Monorail and OTW catheters are available in two di...

PAREXEL Experts to Address Key Industry Topics at the Drug Information Association 44th Annual Meeting

...ing in China: Opportunities and Challenges Decision Models and Case Study -- Session Chair and Speaker: Simon Wang, MBA, MSc, Manager, PAREXEL apex International (1:30 p.m. -- 3:00 p.m.) -- Nanotechnology Task Force: Regulating Nanotechnology Products, FDA's Exploratory IND Guidance: Transit...

PAREXEL Experts to Offer Insights Into Outsourcing Best Practices at 17th Annual Partnerships with CROs Conference

...uesday, April 15 Outsourcing Clinical Trials in Emerging Regions: China Karen Chu, Executive Director of International Clinical Operations, PAREXEL apex (2:00 p.m. MT) For more than 25 years, clients worldwide have relied on PAREXEL to provide integrated clinical development, regulatory affairs cons...

Data storage using ultra-small needles

...e making direct contact with the storage medium. If a constant current is maintained and the applied voltage is varied, the distance between the probe apex and the storage medium can be adjusted from several nanometres to about 100 nanometres. The resolution is sufficient for a probe-based storage system....

Corium International, Inc. Announces Appointment of Phyllis Gardner, M.D. and Daniel G. Welch to Board

...ology Institute. Dr. Gardner is the co-founder of Genomics Collaborative, Inc. (now a division of Bioserve), SKOLAR MD (acquired by Wolters Klure) and apex DX, LLC. She currently serves on the boards of Ventaira Pharmaceuticals, UMD, Inc., and Revance, Inc., and she is on the Scientific Advisory Board of ...

PAREXEL Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year 2008 Financial Results

...lized EPS growth of 40%. During the quarter we completed the acquisition of apex International, which represents a major strategic accomplishment for the Company. The integration process is well underway, and we are confident that apex will enable us to achieve our objectives, better serve clients, and solidif...
APEX in Biological Dictionary

Pollen tube

...but did ... germinates and forms the pollen tube , which grows through the stigma, style, ... Pollen tube growth. occurs only at the extreme apex of the ... ...

Megasporangium

...ced, retained in megasporangium ... Integument envelops megasporangium . apex of megasporangium modified to receive microspores ... megagametophyte ...d, retained in megasporangium ... integument envelops megasporangium . apex of megasporangium modified to receive microspores ... L. The seed co...

Leaf primordia

...hs ... primordial types like the leaf and flower primordia arise from the shoot apical meristem. ... From Leaf Primordia at the Shoot apex ... Angles of more clearly developed leaf primordia , numbered 1 to 7. Angles from diagram on left, ... The fern leaf primordia explants gro...

Dendrites

...te ( ) n. A mineral crystallizing in another mineral in the form of a Apical dendrite An apical dendrite is a dendrite that emerges from the apex of a ... Distal apical dendrites form non-local synapses. ... Dendrites (from Greek δένδρον déndron, "tree") are the branched projections of a ...

Capitulum

...pitulum quotes. ... size: Relationship between capitulum size and incidence of ... ... young branches arranged spirally around stem at growing apex into a capitulum , ... Plants moderate-sized to robust, capitulum compact and well rounded in open ... The capitulum , with its associated stru...

Caecum

...ionary. Jump to: navigation, search ... caecum (plural caeca ) ... was found that caecum and transverse colon ... The caecum . The caecal apex and the appendix are homologous. Intermediates between the caecum and the appendix. Possible functions of the appendix ... What is caecum ? ...
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