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Almost Family Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...s. The items excluded from EBITDA are significant components in understanding and evaluating financial performance and liquidity. Management routinely calculates and communicates EBITDA and believes that it is useful to investors because it is commonly used as an analytical indicator within our industry to eval...

Innophos Holdings, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

... 54.9% Canada 38.4% 15.1% Price / Volume - Second Quarter The Company calculates pure selling price dollar variances as the selling price for the current period minus the selling price for the prior period, and then multiplies the ...

NuVasive Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...nd acquisition related costs. Management does not consider these costs in evaluating the continuing operations of the Company. Therefore, management calculates the non-GAAP financial measures provided in this earnings release excluding these costs and uses these non-GAAP financial measures to enable it to ana...

Wyeth Reports Earnings Results for the 2009 Second Quarter and First Half and Raises Full Year 2009 Guidance

...ctively, which are recorded in selling, general and administrative expenses, and are associated with the proposed merger with Pfizer. Wyeth calculates net income, excluding certain significant items, by excluding the after-tax effect of items considered by management to be unusual from the net income...

Reed Group Will Debut New Predictive Modeling Tool at DMEC Conference

...idelines lists the optimum duration for physiological recovery time for a bimalleolar (closed) ankle fracture as 14 days. The Predictive Modeling Tool calculates that a 30-year-old male with a sedentary job class and a history of episodic mood disorders usually takes 48.5 days to return to work. Using the ...

Insulet Establishes Eco-Friendly Disposal Program for the OmniPod(R) Insulin Management System

... on the body to hold and deliver insulin; and the PDM (Personal Diabetes Manager), a hand-held device that communicates wirelessly to program the Pod, calculates suggested doses and has a built-in FreeStyle(R) blood glucose meter. About Insulet Corporation Insulet Corporation is an innovative medical d...

Team Type 1 Takes First Place Finish in Race Across America

... on the body to hold and deliver insulin; and the PDM (Personal Diabetes Manager), a hand-held device that communicates wirelessly to program the Pod, calculates suggested doses and has a built-in FreeStyle(R) blood glucose meter. About Team Type 1 RAAM The Team Type 1 Elite/Developmental team formed o...

Barry Lundquist Named Interim President of Council for Disability Awareness

...hrough its main Web site, www.disabilitycanhappen.org . The CDA most recently launched an innovative new online tool, www.WhatsMyPDQ.org , which calculates an individual's own unique Personal Disability Quotient (PDQ), or chances of becoming disabled. About the Council for Disability Awareness (CDA...

e-Zassi.com(TM) Specialized Software Systems for the Medical Device Industry Named by LifeScience Alley(R) As Preferred Provider

..., triage support and market assessment of medical device technologies. The software allows users to generate a 30-40 page InnoVision Report , which calculates a new technology's probable regulatory classifications; the associated clinical endpoints to support the safety and marketing claims to earn market cl...

Prostate cancer test improves prediction of disease course

...tment, rather than providing information relevant to multiple treatment modalities. Because of these limitations, UCSF developed the CAPRA test. It calculates patient risk through five factors: age at diagnosis, Gleason score (a measure of how aggressive the cancer cells appear under the microscope), PSA sco...
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Verification Studies of IntelligentMDx's Proprietary Molecular Diagnostic Assay Process Have Been Completed

...mit of Detection of 8 copies of BK target per assay. The assay was linear over the 5 log range that was tested having an R-squared value is 0.99; this calculates to an amplification efficiency of 94.5%. In addition the specificity (false negative rate) for the assay was shown to be 100% for the limited number o...

St. Jude Finds Young Age May Give Survival Advantage to Children With Certain Brain Tumors

... for at least two years following this therapy, which is ineffective in older children with similar tumors. Based on these findings, the St. Jude team calculates that 45 percent of children under 3 years treated for DPG will survive for at least three years without experiencing tumor growth, and 69 percent of s...

Quigley Announces Successful Poultry Study of Chickens With Infectious Bronchitis; Plans to Approach the Poultry Industry for Potential Commercialization

...ntial to lessen or prevent disease. Preventing and treating infectious bronchitis caused by IBV is a worldwide concern of the poultry industry which calculates its loses due to this disease in lowered weight gains and feed efficiency in broilers, lowered production and quality of eggs in layers and breeders, ...

Drug Combo Could Lower Diabetes Complications and Costs

...ondition that often leads to diabetes. The assessment tool, which will soon replace the American Diabetes Association's existing online risk test, calculates a person's chances of having diabetes using the answers to a series of questions, such as age, weight, history of gestational diabetes and other varia...

Navigenics'(TM) Genome Analysis Used In Research Trial on the Impact of Providing Genetic Risk Assessments

... common conditions, so that, with their physicians, they can seek earlier diagnosis, delay the onset or prevent the conditions altogether. The service calculates genetic predisposition based on genome-wide association studies that combine a variety of epidemiological variables. Navigenics scours the more than 4...

Immunicon Will Exhibit CellCapture CTC Mouse/Rat Kit and EasyCount System for Automated Cell Counting at AACR

...rectly. The EasyCount System is a fluorescent microscopy-based imaging system that accurately counts dead and live nucleated cells and automatically calculates cell viability, in a single test. Currently, most cell counting procedures are done manually using a hemacytometer and a microscope, which is a time-c...
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ZapCode

Description:... Zapcode follows the HCFA Evaluation and Management guidelines in selecting billing codes. As you enter the history and exam information, it calculates the HCFA scores for each area and proper code. You can also see the effect of changing different parts of the exam. ZapCode can save all of the inform...
Company:Medical Informatics, Inc.

CareSuite OR Manager

Description:... of preference cards. Advanced, multifacility features along with unparalleled integration provide a smooth automated process that tracks supply usage calculates charges, bills patients, decrements inventory and analyzes usage data up to the minute. The system's many powerful features enable nursing staff to fi...
Company:Picis

Mobile BladderScan® BVI 6400

Description:... The Mobile BladderScan® BVI 6400 calculates bladder volume using patented V-MODE® three-dimensional ultrasound tech... body on multiple planes, creates a 3-dimensional image of the bladder, and calculates bladder volume. Simply apply a Sontac® gel pad, select patient gender, ...
Company:Verathon

PachPen Hand Held Pachymeter

Description:...f-the-art waveform analysis and a probe that samples at a 65MHz rate to obtain precise readings. The PachPen stores and averages nine measurements and calculates IOP corrections. The pen fits comfortably into the hand and weighs just three ounces. It runs on lithium batteries....
Company:Accutome, Inc.

QualiTrace

Description:...ansfer of the measurements from the balance to the software, which establishes the calibration schedule, guides the user through the weighing process, calculates accuracy and precision, accepts or rejects the pipette, and prints a calibration report The audit trail feature records entries by the user and any ch...
Company:Gilson, Inc

Farnsworth 100 Hue

Description:...nliness and accuracy of the color discs), comprehensive instructions and a CD disk with a scoring template for use with MS-Excel. The scoring template calculates a numerical score and provides a graphical display or print of the patients score....
Company:Richmond Products, Inc.

TR-4000 Auto Refractor

Description:...measurement is obtained simply by pushing a button. Patient alignment is simple and effortless with the joystick controller. The TR-4000 automatically calculates interpupillary distance (PD) based on the patients alignment. Fast & Accurate Measuremet With dual CCD cameras for accurate, reliabl...
Company:Tomey Corp.

SP-3000 Compact Pachymeter

Description:...s and a BIAS in percentage and mm for corneal incisions or trephine enables you to customise the pachymeter to your needs. The single measurement mode calculates the average of 10 measurements. With the two programmable maps you have the possibility to measure 25 points each over the whole cornea. For the ex...
Company:Tomey Corp.

ALLEGRO Topolyzer

Description:...LEGRO Topolyzer to the ALLEGRETTO WAVE laser systems via diskette, mini CD or memory stick. The ALLEGRO T-CAT software inside the lasers notebook then calculates the appropriate correction pattern. The physician may, however, decide to change individual parameters at any stage of the process....
Company:WaveLight, Inc.

Sandman Elite

Description:...s including current number of events, frequency and average duration. The sleep diagnostic collection software offers real time RDI that automatically calculates disordered breathing events on the fly, plus a DC device editor that lets you easily add additional devices. A modular design offers computer-assisted...
Company:Puritan Bennett
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Calorie

...ding books, recipes, and an online food database / calorie counter. calculates your daily caloric needs based on physical activity, height, weight. Also calculates kiloJoules. Research nutrition facts and calories consumed for many...
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Study calculates patient time costs associated with cancer care

In 2005, the overall cost of patients' time spent on cancer care was $2.3 billion in the first year after diagnosis, according to a new study in the January 3 issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute . The time costs for the 11 cancers studied and for different phases of cancer care v...

New study calculates millions of years saved in lives of AIDS patients

This year, the U.S. federal government will spend $21 billion for HIV/AIDS research, treatment, prevention, and related activities. Is this enormous expenditure paying off? A study published in the July 1 issue of The Journal of Infectious Diseases, now available online, indicates that it is--and m...

Laughing hyenas, wailing levees, the sound of cheese and blaring bagpipes

...ked, this sound profile changes. Using a signal-processing technique called matched-field processing, Tolstoy picks out the more important changes and calculates how long these frequencies took to bounce back to the two microphones on the device. This time indicates how far along in the pipe the clog is located...

Nuclear science for food security

...llars in economic benefits for farmers and consumers, especially in developing countries. In Japan alone, the Institute of Radiation Breeding (IRB) calculates that crops developed using mutation induction generated economic returns of nearly US$ 62 billion against US$ 69 million invested during the period 19...

100-meter sprint world record could go as low as 9.48 seconds

...marathon runners, Denny predicts that males could cut the current world record, held by Haile Gebrselassie, by between 2min7s and 4min23s. And when he calculates the top speed that a human female marathon runner could achieve, Denny suspects that women could eventually cross the 42,195m finishing line in 2h12mi...

New life beneath sea and ice

...ies that the subglacial environment is the source," says Christner. Based on accumulating measurements of microbes in the subglacial environment, he calculates that the concentration of cell and organic carbon in the Earth's ice sheets, or 'cryosphere', may be hundreds of times higher than what is found in al...

Hypertension develops early, silently, in African-American men

...ure, a measure of the pressure found in the artery, near the heart. The researchers used an instrument that takes blood pressure at the wrist and then calculates the central blood pressure. Carotid artery pressure. The carotid artery runs through the neck. The African-American men, unlike the white men, al...

Acoustical Meeting, Nov. 10-14, 2008 in Miami, Florida

... software first constructs a model of the current sea surface using input from a floating buoy or other device. It then takes this simulated ocean and calculates all the different sound wave paths and how they interfere with each other. The results tell a user exactly how fast they can reliably send their data ...

Giving nature a helping hand

...that all tree species can reach their maximum growth. That can be at the expense of the existing forest and requires a lot of work. The PHOLIAGE model calculates the amount of growth increase per planting, given a particular opening size. Secondary forests Forests start to regenerate after agricultural ...

Census of Marine Life lists 122,500 known species, over halfway to complete inventory by Oct. 2010

...fe and other explorers are finding unknown species at a rate much faster than the capacity to describe them due to a shortage of experts. Dr. Bouchet calculates that 3,800 taxonomists enter at least 1,400 new marine species into the literature every year. At this rate, the process of discovering, verifying, de...
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NIST's LIDAR may offer peerless precision in remote measurements

...he second comb serves as precise timer to measure the delay between the reflections returning from the target and from the reference plane. A computer calculates the distance between the target and the reference plane by multiplying the time delay by the speed of light. ...

Hospira Announces Plans to Integrate Symbiq(R) and EndoTool(R) Technologies

...ed glucose management system designed to improve the safety and quality of care, as related to the treatment of hyperglycemia (high blood glucose). It calculates the dose of intravenous (I.V.) insulin needed to effectively control blood glucose levels. EndoTool is a 510(k) approved system. It is a dynamic and a...

Medco Delivers First-Quarter 2009 GAAP Diluted EPS of $0.58; Diluted EPS Excluding Amortization of Intangible Assets of $0.63; Reaffirms 2009 EPS Guidance; Announces Win of Coventry Commercial Business Starting January 1, 2010

...er share is expected to be in the range of $2.67 to $2.77, representing growth of 15 to 19 percent over 2008. Use of Non-GAAP Measures Medco calculates and uses EBITDA and EBITDA per adjusted prescription as indicators of its ability to generate cash from its reported operating results. These measure...

Physicists discover important step for making light crystals

...ach other out. This two-fermion state would have no entropy, or heat. But according to the laws of thermodynamics, the heat has to go somewhere. Ho calculates that it would be pressed outward to the surface of the lattice, where a Bose-Einstein Condensate could absorb it. After the BEC evaporated away, th...

Nuvasive Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results

...l property litigation expenses. Management does not consider these costs in evaluating the continuing operations of the Company. Therefore, management calculates the non-GAAP financial measures provided in this earnings release excluding these costs and uses these non-GAAP financial measures to enable it to ana...

Wyeth Reports Earnings Results for the 2008 Third Quarter and First Nine Months

...ring site network consolidation initiatives. (b) Other income, net represents the net gain on the sale of a manufacturing facility in Japan. Wyeth calculates net income before certain significant items by excluding the after-tax effect of items considered by management to be unusual from the net income repo...

VAP(R) Cholesterol Test From Atherotech Covers an Additional 9 Million of Florida Insured

... number of people at risk than the standard cholesterol test. "The routine lipid panel, which measures total cholesterol, HDL, and triglycerides and calculates LDL, has been shown to have a 40-percent predictive value for coronary heart disease (CHD)," said Paul Ziajka, M.D., Ph.D., director of The Florida Li...

Nanotechnology in reverse uses cell to calibrate tools

...einrich and Ounkomol used individual red blood cells sucked onto the end of a pipette to push the lever. The lab has previously developed a model that calculates the exact forces needed to squeeze a red blood cell by a certain amount. They could therefore use the red blood cell to very accurately calibrate the ...

Wyeth Reports Earnings Results for the 2007 Fourth Quarter and Full Year

...ax adjustment of $70.4 million ($0.05 per share-diluted) related to the reduction of certain deferred tax asset valuation allowances. Wyeth calculates net income before certain significant items by excluding the after-tax effect of items considered by management to be unusual from the net income repo...

The one that got away

...t. The site supports automatic upload of data from glucometers. Data entry of food intake is simple; the site also lets users add favorite recipes and calculates nutritional values from the list of ingredients. Feedback given is tremendously useful, letting users see the causal relationships between their ac...
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EasyCount System from Immunicon Corp.

Description:... The EasyCount System is a fluorescent microscopy-based imaging system that accurately counts dead and live nucleated cells and automatically calculates cell viability, in a single test. By automating this routine function, the variability associated with the subjective interpretation of manual method...
Company:Immunicon Corp.

OLIGO from Molecular Biology Insights

Description:...otides from a sequence file for polymerase chain reaction (PCR), DNA sequencing, site-directed mutagenesis, and various hybridization applications. It calculates hybridization temperature and secondary structure of oligonucleotides based on the nearest neighbor thermodynamic values....
Company:Molecular Biology Insights

C6 Flow Cytometer System from Accuri Cytometers, Inc.

Description:...uidics system actually meters the sample fluid uptake so it is simple to obtain absolute counts, or sample concentration. In fact, CFlow automatically calculates the events per microliter for every run. The C6 Flow Cytometer is programmed for automatic decontamination and cleaning of the fluidics system. Pressi...
Company:Accuri Cytometers, Inc.
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Penetrance

...ance medical term. What does penetrance mean? ... penetrance /pen·e·trance/ (pen'ĭ-trins) the frequency with which a heritable ... A new study calculates the odds of developing Huntington's Disease with reduced penetrance range CAG counts. ... an age of onset curve and penetrance figures. ... Thi...

Microsatellite

...typing Markers for Genetic Analysis... The MSA software tool was designed to handle large microsatellite data sets. ... Microsatellite analyzer calculates the standard suit of descriptive statistics ... ...

Map distance

...ator can find the distance between two or more points on a map ... The distance will be displayed below the map in miles or kilometers. ... calculates the distance between cities around the world. ... It also provides a map showing the two places, using the Xerox PARC Map Server. ... What is...

Food pyramid

...A) on April 19, Online dietary and physical activity assessment tool from the U.S.D.A. ... The Food Calories/Energy Balance feature automatically calculates your energy ... The Diabetes Food Pyramid is another meal planning option that some people use. ... Fruit juice is ½ cup in the Diabetes Food ...

Consensus sequence

... class bioinformatics solutions: From highly advanced sequence analysis software to bioinformatics consulting services, and ... Consensus calculates a consensus sequence for a set of pre-aligned short nucleic ... Consensus reads a file of aligned nucleotide sequences for which you want to...

Codon

...event a codon absent from the reference set but present in other genes from ... of each base at synonymous third codon positions. ... It also calculates standard indices of codon usage. ... Introduction to Codon Usage. Correspondence Analysis. Input files. The Menu Interface ... Definition and o...
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