Amilpar - Revenues Increase by 26.5% and Adjusted Net Income Climbs 28.7% in 2008
RIO DE JANEIRO, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amilpar ( BOVESPA: AMIL3, Bloomberg: AMIL3 BZ e Reuters: AMIL3.SA ), the largest managed care organization in Brazil, announced today its consolidated results for the periods ended on December 31, 2008.
James Chippendale Climbs the Mountain of Life
DALLAS, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The top of the Empire State Building. The
base camp of Mount Everest. And next, Machu Picchu. James Chippendale is a
leukemia survivor and co-founder of Love Hope Strength Foundation, an
international charity hosting x-treme music concerts in high locations to
US life expectancy climbs to a new high
Deaths from heart disease, cancer, and stroke, three leading killers in the U.S., all dropped in 2003. They were down 2 percent to 5 percent.//
Also, Americans' life expectancy increased again in 2003, up from 77.3 the year before. By comparison, it was 75.4 in 1990.
Life expectancy in th...
Healing Depression The Mind-Body Way Aims to 'Depression-Proof' Your Life
...re merely suggesting that for sustaining results more is needed. Consider the statistics: After each major depressive episode, the risk of recurrence climbs
significantly--50% after one episode, 70% after two episodes, and 90% after three episodes," says Moss. "Our approach is comprehensive and gets to the...
Aflac Again Honored as One of the 100 Best Places to Work in IT
... Insurer climbs
five spots on Computerworld's annual listing of top companies for IT professionals
COLUMBUS, Ga., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac today ann...
New Mississippi Poll: Voters Strongly Support FDA Regulation of Tobacco Products
...n every age bracket, education level, and income level supporting FDA regulation.
Support among the state's voters for FDA regulation of tobacco climbs
even higher (80 percent) when voters hear specific provisions of the bill.
The poll shows:
88 percent support restricting tobac...
Stereotaxis Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results
... Total Revenue $11.1 Million, 58% Increase From Prior Year
Recurring Revenue climbs
to All Time High of $4.3 Million
Record Gross Margin of 69%
Operating Expenses Decrease 17% from Prior Year, Resulting in a 46% Reduction in...
My Mother/Myself: Migraine Headaches are Hereditary
...parent has migraines, children have a 50 percent chance of also having them. If both parents have migraines, the chance for a child to be predisposed climbs
to 75 percent. Even if a distant relative has migraine headaches, a 20 percent chance exists that any offspring will be prone.
When mom descri...
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Teams with Chicago Bears Coach Lovie Smith in Diabetes Awareness Drive
...ion (ADA), and more than 90 percent of those have type 2, says the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Among people age 65 or older, the figure climbs
to more than 20 percent. Diabetes was the seventh leading cause of U.S. deaths in 2006, reports the Centers for Disease Control, and a recent analysis...
National Hispanic Medical Association Conference in NYC Focuses on Increasing the Latino Health Care Workforce
As a Boon to the Economy, Rx for NY Unemployment
WASHINGTON, March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As New York's unemployment rate climbs
to nearly 8 percent, policymakers are meeting at the National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA) conference March 19-22 in New York to discuss how in...
Plants take a hike as temperatures rise
...ock trail about one to two times a week since 1983 and recording what plants were in flower.
The 5-mile hike starts in desert scrub vegetation and climbs
4158 feet (1200 meters), ending in pine forest. Bertelsen has completed 1,206 round-trip hikes and recorded data along the trail for nearly 600 plant ...
Astronaut health on moon may depend on good dusting
...ights on NASAs Microgravity Research Aircraft. These airplanes are used to provide short periods of reduced- and zero-gravity during a series of steep climbs
During the portions of the flight in which gravity is reduced to levels seen on the lunar surface, we inject particles into a mouthp...
Researchers reveal mystery of bacterial magnetism
...tic field rather than randomly in all directions. An analogy would be a blind-folded mountain climber searching for a specific altitude. If she only climbs
straight up or down the mountain, she should find it more quickly. "But by observing how the bacteria moved away from oxygen that we added to their e...
Tiny polyps gorge themselves to survive coral bleaching
...es vary with individual species from location to location throughout the tropics, they all must live within that tight range.
When the temperature climbs
above that range, even by only two degrees, the result is a bleaching event. Within a two-year window during the 1997-98 El Nino event, 16 percent of ...
Lilly Highlights Transformation Strategy for Wall Street, Reviews Robust Pipeline and Sets 2009 Financial Guidance
... NEW YORK, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --
-- Innovation and Patient-Centered Approach Expected to Drive Future
-- Lilly climbs
into Top 10 Pharmaceutical Companies in Worldwide Sales
and Is Fastest Growing in U.S.
-- FIPNet Strategy Expands Global Reach and Improves...
North Carolina's Biotechnology Investment Tops Billion-Dollar Mark; Battelle Study Quantifies Economic Dividends and Jobs
... that, as measured by the Battelle study, directly contributes $28.7 billion annually to the state's economy and creates 53,200 jobs. The total impact climbs
to $45.8 billion and 180,007 jobs when all spending by those companies and their employees, termed indirect and induced impacts, are counted.
Monsanto Recognized as Top Biotechnology Employer by Science Magazine
... Company climbs
to No. 2 in ranking; up six spots from last year
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE:
MON) is earning recognition as ...
We need the challenges of space exploration
...ankind needs challenges. It needs frontiers to explore. Look into the eyes of a 3-year-old, and you will see the fires of imagination. Each generation climbs
its own mountains - and leaves even higher peaks for the next to scale. That's as true for the frontiers of art, music and economics as it is for spac...