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Take Shape For Life Expecting Record Attendance at 2009 National Convention

OWINGS MILLS, Md., June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Take Shape For Life, the personal coaching division of Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED ), is expecting a record number of independent Health Coaches at its annual National Convention. The Take Shape For Life National Convention 2009 will be held at ...

North America Primed for Pet Insurance Market Expansion and Expecting $1.1 Billion by 2012

NEW YORK, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report from Packaged Facts, Pet Insurance in North America, expects North Americans will take an increasingly strong interest in pet insurance during the next five years, placing sales as high as $1.1 billion in 2012. This forecast is consistent with so...

In birds, expecting to mate leads to higher fertilization rates

From an evolutionary perspective, the primary task of an organism is to pass along its genes to future generations. Such genetic transmission is usually assumed to be instinctive. However, a new study shows that species also learn to adapt to their surroundings in order to increase their reproduct...

Toolkit Released To Employers Of Expecting Mothers

An online survey of 2080 mothers has revealed that only four-in-ten mums thought their bosses understood how to handle pregnant staff - and only half said// they thought they were aware of their own rights and responsibilities. The survey also revealed that 30,000 British women every year lose ...

Pregnant Women Expecting Sons Will Do Well to Avoid Beef

A recent insight advises caution on the part of expectant mothers in the consumption of beef during pregnancy.// Beef eating mothers may cause their sons to have unhealthy sperm counts which could jeopardize their fertility. The sperm counts have been record low among men in the western nat...

Germgard's New Room-Temperature Surgical Instrument Sterilizer Achieves Total Cycle Time of Three Minutes

...at 100% after 7 days of controlled observation, hence is fully compatible with a single cycle. Germgard continues to optimize the process, confidently expecting no more than an unprecedented double cycle of six minutes total time for lumen devices such as endoscopes and for Prion inactivation on neurological t...

Hologic Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2009 Operating Results

...for the remainder of fiscal 2009 reflects our current core products, as well as U.S. sales of our Cervista HPV and Adiana products, recognizing we are expecting only minimal sales of these products for the remainder of the fiscal year. In addition, certain of our GAAP guidance for fiscal 2009 includes the impa...

PracticeMatch Releases Results of Recent 'State of the Industry' Survey of Physician Recruiters

...y report needing to fill an average of 24.7 opportunities per facility - an increase of nearly 5 over the previous year. However, recruiters are only expecting their rate of fill to be 17, 7.7 lower than their reported need. With a projected interview-to-hire ratio of 3.25:1 (down from 3.86:1 in 2007) hospit...

Fastrack Release First Integrated HME Billing, Infusion Pharmacy & Home Care Agency Software in a Microsoft Environment

...e sites via the Internet utilizing Citrix Metaframe or Microsoft Terminal Services. Plainview, NY (Vocus) August 1, 2009 -- expecting to fill a major need in the Home Care industry, FASTRACK HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS announced today the availability of the first integrated DME Billing, Infu...

Hitachi Medical Systems and Monarch Medical Announced as Co- Title Sponsors of the Health Connect Partners' 2009 Fall Radiology and Imaging Conference

...iology and Imaging Conference will feature educational sessions led by healthcare industry experts and a unique reverse expo format. The conference is expecting up to 125 directors of radiology from some of the largest hospitals and health systems in the country, as well as "C"-level executives from America's ...
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ISTA Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Results for Phase IIb Study of Ecabet Sodium

...wo successful Phase III controlled chamber clinical trials for the improvement of symptoms, we should receive marketing approval. In addition, we are expecting results from a Phase II clinical trial studying the potential of a lower strength of Xibrom to treat the signs and symptoms of dry eye disease in the ...

ISTA Pharmaceuticals Announces Phase III Results for Once-Daily Topical Xibrom(TM) 0.09%

...egoing, but by way of example, statements contained in this press release related to planning to conduct a confirmatory Phase III trial for Xibrom and expecting to complete such trial in 2009, ISTA's expectation of bringing a new product to market every 12 to 18 months and becoming the leading niche ophthalmic...

Johns Hopkins University Researchers to Clinically Assess Rosetta Genomics' miRview(TM) Squamous Assay

...linical use Through Columbia University's High Complexity Molecular Pathology Lab Earlier This Year Rosetta Genomics is expecting to Launch miRview(TM) Squamous Later This Year Through its Recently Acquired CLIA lab in Philadelphia REHOVOT, Israel and JERSEY CITY, New Jers...

BioElectronics Announces Profitability Breakeven and Additional Clinical Trials

...ined with tight expense controls at the Company, these successes have allowed us to reach profitability sooner than we had previously expected. We are expecting our revenues to continue to grow throughout the remainder of 2008 and into 2009 as ActiPatch continues to gain increased acceptance in both the domest...

Glenmark Initiates Phase 2 Trial for Crofelemer for Acute Infectious Diarrhea

...DA. "We are delighted that Glenmark has moved forward with this trial," said Lisa A. Conte, CEO of Napo. "Including Glenmark's current trial, we are expecting clinical results from four trials of crofelemer around the end of Q1 2008, including the interim results from the Phase 3 CRO-HIV trial and look forwa...

PET Scans Show Gene Therapy Normalizes Brain Function in Parkinson's Patients

... gene makes an inhibitory chemical called GABA that turns down the activity in a key node of the Parkinson's motor network. The investigators were not expecting to see changes in cognition, and the scans confirmed that this did not occur. Position emission tomography (PET) scans were performed before the sur...

Arrowhead Subsidiary, Calando Pharmaceuticals Publishes Study on Targeted, Systemic Delivery of siRNA

...e siRNA, demonstrating that the formulation is well tolerated at doses much higher than those previously shown to have anti-cancer effects. Calando is expecting to enter clinical trials with this formulation later this year. Further information about Calando and the study can be found at www.calandopharma...

Dong-A PharmTech Co., Ltd. Announces Positive Results for Udenafil, Its New Long Acting Drug For Erectile Dysfunction

... sales volume. Dong-A PharmTech Co., Ltd. has initiated the approval process for udenafil in China by filing for import verification. The company is expecting to complete the requirements of the Chinese drug regulatory agency (SFDA), which include a local clinical study, and receive marketing approval in Chi...
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Thyrotoxicosis

...auses of thyrotoxicosis include those evident in the general population, as ... Both thyrotoxicosis by itself and the administration of ATD to the expecting ... The Thyroid Foundation of Canada promotes patient education and research. ... Graves' Hyperthyroidism ( Thyrotoxicosis ) < Graves' Eye Dise...

Birth

...ives, childbirth educators, doulas, and professional labor assistants organizing the BIRTH Fair. Includes a schedule of ... Resource to help expecting mothers create a list of ideals and preferences in advance of the big day. ...
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Safer, more accurate radiation therapy for expecting mothers

Troy, N.Y. Developing fetuses are extremely sensitive to radiation, which poses an impossible dilemma for expecting mothers in need of screening or treatment for cancer. Now researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a new set of modeling tools that could enable safer, more ...

URI researcher sheds light on 'man-eating' squid; finds them timid, nonthreatening

...hts, like reflections off his metal equipment or a glow-in-the-dark tool that one squid briefly attacked. "Based on the stories I had heard, I was expecting them to be very aggressive, so I was surprised at how timid they were. As soon as we turned on the lights, they were gone," he said. "I didn't get t...

URI researcher sheds light on 'man-eating' squid; finds them timid, non-threatening

...hts, like reflections off his metal equipment or a glow-in-the-dark tool that one squid briefly attacked. "Based on the stories I had heard, I was expecting them to be very aggressive, so I was surprised at how timid they were. As soon as we turned on the lights, they were gone," he said. "I didn't get t...

When children have breathing problems

... the relatively unpolluted areas. The lung function of children from the industrial area was also significantly impaired. The researchers had not been expecting to find such a marked contrast. Key culprits also appear to have been filtered out of the mass of pollutants. "Using novel statistical techniques, ...

River delta areas can provide clue to environmental changes, Texas A&M prof says

...rs and two of its rivers, the Yellow and the Yangtze, are among the top five in the world in terms of sediment discharge. "Also, many scientists are expecting global temperatures to rise over the next 50 years due to climate changes, and how will these changes affect precipitation and soil erosion issues? We...

River delta areas can provide clue to environmental changes, Texas A&M prof says

...rs and two of its rivers, the Yellow and the Yangtze, are among the top five in the world in terms of sediment discharge. "Also, many scientists are expecting global temperatures to rise over the next 50 years due to climate changes, and how will these changes affect precipitation and soil erosion issues? We...

Mothers of multiple births at increased odds of postpartum depression

... Bloomberg School's Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health. "Pediatric practices should make an additional effort to educate new and expecting parents of multiples regarding their increased risk for maternal postpartum depression. Furthermore, well-child visits are potentially valuable opport...

New wheat disease could spread faster than expected

... if you hope to stop it at all." The studies explain, in part, how West Nile Virus spread so rapidly across the United States when experts had been expecting a more plodding, methodical progression of the disease. They help analyze the progression of some historic disease problems, such as the catastrophic ...

Researchers capture wave of brain activity linked to anticipation

... in terms of neural action," says Rauschecker. He adds that this same process, known as cued associative learning, likely occurs whenever a human is expecting any particular action to happen, be it in sports, music, or language. "It is how a skier is mentally prepared to go down a familiar course during t...

Link between unexploded munitions in oceans and cancer-causing toxins determined

... Athens, Ga. During a research trip to Puerto Rico, ecologist James Porter took samples from underwater nuclear bomb target USS Killen, expecting to find evidence of radioactive matter instead he found a link to cancer. Data revealed that the closer corals and marine life were to unexploded bom...
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Shire plc: Core Portfolio of Products Delivers 20% Sales Growth

...ck to school season for VYVANSE and are looking forward to increased sales momentum from our co-promote agreement with GSK for adult ADHD. We are also expecting further positive newsflow from our pipeline during the second half of this year. Supported by pro-active cost management, our business is well ...

BioMS Medical announces second quarter 2009 results

...ults for the three and six months ended June 30, 2009. "The pivotal phase III MAESTRO-01 trial has completed the last patient last visit, and we are expecting results from this study within the second half of this year. This is the first of our two pivotal trials evaluating dirucotide in patients with second...

Welcome to the Biofuel Age of Flight

... prepared with JetBlue and Interjet in the coming year. "Those trials were a success from both a safety and a technical viewpoint. We are now expecting at least a small quantity of sustainable biofuels to start being used on commercial flights in the next three to five years." Steele commented. ...

Waters Introduces New SYNAPT G2 with Greater Power, Versatility and Speed Than Any Other High-End Mass Spectrometer

..., Waters SYNAPT G2 Mass Spectrometer makes maximum use of the power and speed of UPLC outclassing all other LC/MS and LC/MS/MS systems. Waters is expecting to deliver the first SYNAPT G2 units during the fourth quarter of 2009. With the SYNAPT G2 System, scientists can make new discoveries and sound ...

Biovista Inc. Announces Positive Efficacy Results in a Pre-Clinical Trial of its BVA-101 Repositioned Drug for Multiple Sclerosis

...this platform to develop its own pipeline of repositioned drugs in areas such as CNS, cardiovascular disease, oncology and auto-immune diseases and is expecting to make further announcements in Q3 '09. For more information, please contact: Dr. Aris Persidis Biovista, Inc. +1-434-242-6514 ...

Cepheid Announces New Diagnostic Technology to Aid World Efforts in Halting the Spread of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis (TB)

...est should be a breakthrough technological leap forward in helping to ensure proper therapeutic management and in helping to halt transmission. We are expecting to make this test available as a CE IVD Mark product next month." Xpert MTB/RIF not only detects the presence of TB, but also identifies whether ...

Helping Young Women Succeed in Today's Unpredictable World

...n expert guidance in career, financial planning and sexual health MONTVALE, N.J., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Many young women enter the "real world" expecting that life will go according to plan, particularly when it comes to their careers, finances and relationships. Unfortunately, the reality is that the ...

Amicus Therapeutics Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Financial Results

...tocol Assessment (SPA) procedure that it commenced in the fourth quarter of 2008 to finalize how the primary endpoint will be measured. The Company is expecting to finalize the protocol in the second quarter of this year. Based on discussions with the European Medicines Agency (EMEA) in the fourth qua...

While Most Companies and Industries Struggled in 2008, LifeModeler, Inc. Used Unique Products to Post Aggressive Business Gains in All Areas

...te offering. Given the economy's sluggish performance, McGuan was pleasantly surprised to find such a strong and immediate response to the offering. expecting several months of placement activities in conjunction with the venture capital firm he works with, McGuan saw the offering oversubscribed within a mat...

2009 is Healthy for Asia

...ignificant cost pressure. "Healthcare Indices, while declining, have still outperformed the broader market. This implies that investors are still expecting positive activities within the industry in this region," says Dr. Payet. He further adds that as countries like Japan and Singapore are already i...
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