HealthCentral Acquires Wellsphere Creating the Largest Organically Driven Online Health and Wellness Communities
Deal Adds Nearly Four Million Unique Visitors per Month to HealthCentral Reach
ARLINGTON, Va. and SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HealthCentral ( www.HealthCentral.com ), the leading collection of online condition-specific consumer health and wellness expe...
Foods produced organically have better health value
Latest research shows that foods grown organically
have better health value. Besides being zero in the harmful chemicals of pesticides and insecticides they increase the nutritional value of food.//
The study is in the infancy. Around the globe research is being done in this field.
RecoverCare and MedaSTAT USA Complete Transaction
...acute and long term healthcare facility chains, innovative technology solutions, sophisticated asset management practices and growth capital to expand organically
and through acquisitions within the rapidly growing healthcare markets of wound care and bariatrics.
"With strong and supportive capital partn...
Cantel Medical's Mar Cor Purification Subsidiary Acquires G.E.M. Water Systems ... Establishing a Nationwide Reach in Water Treatment
... continued to improve its performance year after year. I am very pleased with the leadership of our Mar Cor group, and we will continue to invest both organically
and via acquisition in this business, which is now Cantel's largest reporting segment in annual revenue. The team has done an outstanding job bringin...
Tyco International Reports Third Quarter Earnings from Continuing Operations Before Special Items of $0.58 Per Share and GAAP Earnings of $0.51 Per Share
...ency rates and an organic revenue decline of 5%. Recurring revenue grew 4% organically
with growth in all geographic regions. Systems installation and service revenue declined 15% organically
mostly due to weakness in North America and Europe as a result of continuin...
'Organic' May Not Mean Healthier
...ient content, suggesting that neither is better in terms of health benefits.
"We did not find any important differences in nutrient content between organically
and conventionally produced foods," said study author Alan Dangour, a registered public health nutritionist with the London School of Hygiene and Trop...
Econiche(TM) Vaccine Efficacy Summarized in July Issue of Foodborne Pathogens and Disease
...nd animal diseases that impact food safety. The Journal includes timely reviews and special reports on topics such as agro-terrorism and the safety of organically
grown and genetically modified foods.
About Bioniche Life Sciences Inc.
Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. is a research-based, technology-driven C...
ICU Medical, Inc. to Acquire Hospira's Critical Care Product Line
...al Officer, said, "Our strong cash flow and balance sheet enable us to increase our product offerings and further expand our geographic footprint both organically
and through strategic acquisitions. This acquisition is a natural progression for our company in the critical care market and we are very pleased wit...
Brookdale Announces Completion of Follow-On Offering
...ectations regarding liquidity; our plans to deleverage; our expectations regarding financings and refinancings of assets; our plans to generate growth organically
through occupancy improvements, increases in annual rental rates and the achievement of operating efficiencies and cost savings; our plans to expand o...
WellStar Health System Deploys 11,000 Users on SuccessFactors in the Enterprise Cloud for Increased Employee Retention and Improved Business Results
...ing goal setting, succession planning, compensation management and career and development planning, all in the Enterprise Cloud. Using SuccessFactors' organically
integrated solutions, WellStar will create a performance and talent management process that enables the organization to link strategy to business exec...
Organically in Medical Technology
Organically in Medical Products
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Organically in Medical Dictionary
... fiber production. organic adj. Of, relating to, or derived from living organisms: organic matter. ... Organic meat is from animals fed on organically
grown crops without the use of ... organic food A term that has acquired the meaning of foods grown under natural conditions (without the us...
Organically in Biological News
Controlling cucumber beetles organically
FRANKFORT, KYAs the popularity of organic produce increases with consumers, growers need more options to manage pests naturally.
John D. Sedlacek and Gary R. Cline (retired) of the Land Grant Program at Kentucky State University led a research project designed to investigate options for reducin...
Organic food not nutritionally better than conventionally-produced food
... There is no evidence that organically
produced foods are nutritionally superior to conve...alone). Some previous reviews have concluded that organically
produced food has a superior nutrient composition ...February 2008 and compared the nutrient content of organically
and conventionally produced foodstuffs. To ensure...
Arctic climate under greenhouse conditions in the Late Cretaceous
...ese summer blooms comprised specially adapted species resembling those of the modern North Pacific Subtropical Gyre, or preserved in relatively recent organically
rich Mediterranean sediments called 'sapropels'.
The sheer number of diatoms found in the Late Cretaceous sediment cores indicates exceptional abun...
Understanding phosphorus in soils is vital to proper management
...matically between paired soils, three to five times greater in treated than untreated soils. Other P forms included condensed inorganic P and various organically
bound P groups; however, their amounts were relatively small and differences between each paired soils were insignificant.
Surprisingly, the study...
Is it organic or not?
...lants under controlled ambient and soil conditions in a greenhouse. Leaves (young and old), stems, roots and fruits were analyzed in plants cultivated organically
or with synthetic fertilizer amendments. Therefore, three types of animal manures (sheep, hen or horse) were applied at preplanting, and during the cr...
Organic is healthier: Kiwis prove that green is good
...team of researchers at the University of California, Davis have proven that organically
grown kiwifruit contain more health-promoting factors than those grown unde... The Davis scientists, led by Drs. Maria Amodio and Adel Kader, showed that organically
grown kiwifruit had significantly increased levels of polyphenols, the heal...
Inside rocks, implications for finding life on Mars
... inside the rocks to search for signs of life, such as organic cell walls. These techniques would not destroy the rocks.
"It's astounding to see an organically
preserved, microscopic fossil inside a rock and see these microscopic fossils in three dimensions," said Schopf, who is also a geologist, microbiologi...
Relic of life in that Martian meteorite? A fresh look
...minerals that arise from microbial activity on Earth. The team focused on whether macromolecular carbon (MMC) in and around the globules was processed organically
or not--an unresolved issue. The team had a complete depth profile of the meteorite. Lead author Andrew Steele explained, "By using micro-Raman spectr...
Organic farms produce same yields as conventional farms
...published in the July issue of Bioscience (Vol. 55:7) analyzing the environmental, energy and economic costs and benefits of growing soybeans and corn organically
versus conventionally. The study is a review of the Rodale Institute Farming Systems Trial, the longest running comparison of organic vs. conventional...
Using nanoparticles, in vivo gene therapy activates brain stem cells
...ed by the UB team can be synthesized easily in a matter of days by an experienced chemist.
The UB researchers make their nanoparticles from hybrid, organically
modified silica (ORMOSIL), the structure and composition of which allow for the development of an extensive library of tailored nanoparticles to targe...
Organically in Biological Technology
Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq:SIAL) Reports Q2 2009 Diluted EPS of $0.68; YTD Diluted EPS up 1.5% to $1.36. Full Year 2009 Guidance Reaffirmed, With 2009 Diluted EPS Expected to Exceed 2008's $2.65.
... of 10% that reduced reported sales by 2% from the prior year. Sales in the Company's focus markets of China, India and Brazil collectively grew by 9% organically
in Q2 2009 over the prior year level, with an unfavorable currency impact of 10% resulting in reported sales declining by 1%.
A 19% increase in...
Interim Report for the Period 1 January - 30 September 2008 (Unaudited)
... product sales increased by 329% to DKK
28 million totaling DKK 68,5 million in the first nine months of 2008.
Research product sales grew organically
- Net loss for the third quarter of 2008 was DKK 10.1 million totaling
DKK 73.6 million in the first nine months of 2008. EPS amou...
Exiqon A/S: Interim Report for the Period 1 January - 30 June 2008 (Unaudited)
...llion (including research product sales and diagnostic sales) totaling DKK 40.5 million in the first six months of 2008. Research product sales grew organically
by 70% compared to Q2 2007.
- Direct contribution margin in Q2 2008 was 65% compared to 78% in the same period last year, totaling 66% in the first...
Gentiva Reports Strong Second Quarter led by Home Health Segment
...ing our Home Health segment with a focus on growing Medicare
admissions, expanding our pioneering specialty programs, and increasing our
capacity both organically
and through acquisitions, including two
transactions completed so far this year. We also saw sequential improvement
at both CareCentrix and within our...
Dietitian Mary Lee Chin Comments on Proven Value and Safety of Food Biotechnology in New Online Video
... science and, sometimes, even agriculture with consumers asking themselves, “Do I want less fat or fewer calories? Do I want food that has been organically
or conventionally grown?”
“It’s not surprising to me that people are concerned about any new type of food or food productio...
Thermage Announces First Quarter 2008 Financial Results
...0 million in outside advisory fees pursuing this
acquisition. We remain committed to our strategy to build our presence in
the aesthetics market, both organically
and through acquisitions that will
allow us to expand our product offerings to our customer base and leverage
our operating infrastructure."
Advanced Bio-Technologies Inc Announces Acquisition by HealthEdge Investment Partners, Tampa FL
...our fund and the company will facilitate
accelerated growth for the company. We intend to work closely with the
management of ABT to grow the business organically
and by using the
infrastructure as a platform to acquire new brands," commented Brian
Anderson, Managing Partner at HealthEdge Investment Partners. A...
GE Medicals Acquisitions May Prompt More Purchases
...drug development division. But Peter Stack -- a spokesman with GE headquarters in Fairfield, Conn. -- implied GE would try to grow the business either organically
or through additional acquisitions.
"The combination of these two companies is very good strategic fit for GE in several different ways. -- not th...
Im Still Waiting for the Information Age in Healthcare
...and concluded that with effective information systems, the process could be cut down to 11 steps.
Healthcare was never consciously designed; it was organically
grown, with layer upon layer to meet additional needs. Today it needs to be overhauled and re-engineered for using information systems for better eff...