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Queensland businessman is 'one in a million'

A retiring Queensland businessman has given the 18,700 Australians diagnosed with prostate cancer each year hope for a new treatment by donating $1 million to a Brisbane research project . The money was donated to the Mater Medical Research Institute (MMRI), where researchers are trialling a wo...

NRI Businessman in Oman Plans Medical Aid for Poor

A NRI businessman in Oman is unveiling a scheme under which sick and injured Indians sent back will receive further treatment on reaching India. Dinesh Kumar Dawda, managing director of Al Itefaq Trading LLC, //said he was making arrangements with a team of doctors in India who can treat such ...

Dr. Christopher Olivia Appointed to Foundation Radiology Group Board of Directors

...r at Foundation Radiology Group," said FRG Chairman and CEO, Dr. Brandon Chan. "Dr. Olivia's experience, insights, and leadership as both a doctor and businessman will be invaluable to our organization." West Penn Allegheny Health System, a six-hospital academic system with two major teaching facilities, ...

Nu Skin Chairman Recognized With 2009 International Award for Outstanding Business Performance

...u Skin president and chief executive officer. "Nu Skin's 25 years of success can, in many ways, be attributed to Blake, his values, his abilities as a businessman and his efforts to improve lives. He represents the company's mission to 'be a force for good' in the world and has demonstrated his passion to improv...

Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health Opens for Business

... "We still have much more to accomplish, but welcoming patients and caregivers is a truly significant benchmark for all involved," said Larry Ruvo, a businessman and philanthropist, who named the center for his father, whose last years were spent as a victim of Alzheimer's disease. "It's certainly a day worth c...

Landrieu, Snowe Convene Roundtable on Healthcare for Small Businesses

...ntitled "Healthcare Reform: The Concerns and Priorities from the Perspective of Small Businesses," included U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Metairie, La. businessman Michael Mitternight and representatives from several small business advocacy organizations. "This is the 12th meeting of the Senate Committee on ...

The Time To Rethink Male Circumcision Is Now, Group Says In Launching www.intactamerica.org

...treating or diagnosing disease. It violated everything I was taught in medical school about my obligation to heal the sick and do no harm." Texas businessman Dean Pisani made a $1 million commitment to Intact America after he and his wife, who did not know their children's gender before their births, were p...

Intact America Launches Campaign to Change How America Thinks About Male Circumcision

...treating or diagnosing disease. It violated everything I was taught in medical school about my obligation to heal the sick and do no harm." Texas businessman Dean Pisani made a $1 million commitment to Intact America after he and his wife, who did not know their children's gender before their births, were p...

The President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Announces 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

...work to encourage healthy lifestyles through his work as a physical education, fitness and sports consultant. George P. Nissen - As an athlete, businessman and inventor, George Nissen has spent his life promoting physical activity and fitness. Nissen invented the trampoline at the age of 17, and has prom...

Hospital Corporation of America Named to Computerworld's Annual List of Best Places to Work in Information Technology

...gy projects. HCA was founded in Nashville, Tenn. more than 40 years ago when Dr. Thomas F. Frist, Jr., his father Dr. Thomas F. Frist, Sr., local businessman Henry Hooker and entrepreneur Jack Massey set out to provide communities with better quality healthcare. Today, HCA is a leading provider of healthcar...
Businessman in Medical Technology

Oakwood Surgeons Perform World's First 3D Surgery Without Special Glasses

...ay's laparoscopic and endoscopic surgeries are viewed on a flat, two-dimensional (2D), High Definition display," said Richard Kughn, long-time Detroit businessman and co-founder of Absolute Imaging. "Using this prototype 3D display, physicians are able to see human anatomy in its true-to-life form with the adde...

Video: Sanford Health's Journey to Cure Type 1 Diabetes Receives Major Boost

...unities with clinical treatment. The Sanford Project is one of four initiatives outlined after a transformational gift of $400 million by South Dakota businessman and philanthropist Denny Sanford in 2007. "I am absolutely thrilled by this extraordinary gift," stated Denny Sanford. "Todd and Linda's amazing ini...
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Scientists aim to boost world energy supplies -- with microbes!

...ch engine technology, with UK Government help. Both of these companies are derived from research at Newcastle University. David Rafter, a Canadian businessman specialising in technology start-ups, has been appointed Chief Executive of Profero Energy. He has negotiated with an oil company for the use of the w...

UMass Medical School researcher Victor Ambros receives Gairdner Award, Franklin Medal

...es outstanding contributions by medical scientists worldwide whose work will significantly improve the quality of life. Established in 1957 by Toronto businessman James Gairdner, the Gairdner Foundation first recognized achievements in medical science in 1959. Since that time, the Gairdner Award, dubbed the Cana...

Baiji Dolphin previously thought extinct spotted in the Yangtze River

... further action and protect the cetaceans in the Yangtze from extinction, according to World Wildlife Fund. The Chinese media reported that a local businessman in Tongling City in east Chinas Anhui Province filmed a big white animal with his digital camera on August 19. The footage was later confirmed to be t...

Argonne researchers confirm lead in Beethoven's illness

...atment Center in Warrenville, Ill., and director of the Beethoven Research Project. The bone fragment is the property of Paul Kaufman, a California businessman who inherited the relics through other family members from his great-great uncle, an Austrian doctor. Not sure if the fragment was actually from the c...
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Batman Teams with Senator Katherine Laforge to Help Free America from OPEC

...ergy to create than it produces and finally that it could never replace fossil fuel. Kent Batman quoted the Greek philosopher Perecles, “The businessman who is not tending to politics is not tending to business”. Someone is obviously tending to politics better than the biodiesel folks.” But...

Masada Teams With Leading Waste Management Firm to Produce Ethanol From Municipal Solid Waste in the Dominican Republic

...n Republic that will produce fuel-grade ethanol and electricity from ordinary household garbage. Rafael Zapata, President of RJ Zapata and a leading businessman in the country, brokered the Zapata-Masada deal. "This is a historic moment for the Dominican Republic," said Zapata. "This partnership allows us to d...

SemBioSys announces 2007 third quarter results

...subsequent to quarter end. - Appointed Mr. Ian S. Brown to the Board of Directors, subsequent to quarter end. Mr. Brown is an independent businessman with over 25 years of financial and capital markets experience who presently sits on the Boards of several public and private companies. "W...

Chrome Group to Seek Listing for Some of its Subsidiaries

... sizeable profit and there was no need to imperil them by becoming associated with an entity of uncertain future. In my more than 25 years of being a businessman however, I always relished business challenges. I was intrigued by ERHC when it was introduced to me. Here was a small American company whose only 'as...

Governors Growth Council hopes to go light on paperwork and heavy on ideas

... if it leads to action. So its a good thing that Hefty, who retired last year from Blue-Cross/Blue Shield United of Wisconsin, and results-oriented businessman John Noel of Stevens Point are the operational co-chairmen of the Gov. Jim Doyles Economic Growth Council. Neither Hefty nor Noel is interested in pub...

Wisconsin Innovation Network starts Lake Superior chapter

... Chippewa Valley and the Fox Valley. Lake Superior chapter organizers include former Ashland Mayor Roger Hansen, school board member Fred Tidstrom, businessman Jerry Johnson of Superior Edge, WIN member Clyde Eilo, Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College President Hank Hurley, WITC-Ashland Administrator Don Ma...

While some bemoan lack of venture capital, entrepreneur touts `bootstrapping' for cash

...le here. But while such financing can be critical to development of some companies, it's not the realm of a vast majority of entrepreneurs, notes a businessman who recently told Wisconsin business men and women that cash flow from sales is the key source of business financing. "Less than one percent of sta...

Space port could open in Sheboygan in next 10 years

...er, Leibbham said. The idea first came about seven years ago, said local businessman Jim Testuide, who serves on the board of the Sheboygan Development Corporta...uring of aerospace equipment, as well as generating tourism dollars. One businessman enthusiastic about the proposal is George French, CEO of private aerospace ...

Local group building Dane County economic development corp.

...not yet sure what the group's sources of funding will be that's a task for mid-2006. So far the group has worked with a $175,000 contribution from businessman John Taylor, who was also at last week's breakfast and upbeat about the region's position in the world market. "Singapore has certainly got the tray o...

Economic collaboration in Denver sets tall goal for Wisconsin

... Shortly after he was elected mayor of Colorados largest city, businessman John Hickenlooper invited all 31 suburban mayors to a victory party. The goal was to ceremoniously bury the hatchet of intra-regional rivalry and to m...
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