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Scient'x Groupe, S.A. Announces Completion of Credit Facility and Incremental Capital Infusion

PARIS, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Scient'x Groupe, S.A. ("Scient'x" or the "Company") announced today that it has closed a combined growth credit facility with Oxford Credit Corporation and an incremental equity investment by the Company's principal shareholder, HealthpointCapital, LLC. The total cre...

Lowering Health Insurance Member Disenrollment Can Generate up to $100 Million in Incremental Revenue for Health Plans

New Research Demonstrates That Small Gains in Member Retention Yield Substantial Financial Return ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Market research conducted on behalf of ConnextionsHealth has demonstrated that health insurance plans can significantly improve revenue generation by establ...

Lowering Health Insurance Member Disenrollment Can Generate Up To $100 Million In Incremental Revenue For Health Plans

New Research Demonstrates That Small Gains in Member Retention Yield Substantial Financial Return Orlando, FL (Vocus) February 11, 2009 -- Market research conducted on behalf of ConnextionsHealth has demonstrated that health insurance plans can significantly improve rev...

Cost-effectiveness of cetuximab in metastatic colorectal cancer

...e KRAS. For all patients, cetuximab showed very high (i.e., unfavorable) incremental cost-effectiveness ratiosmeaning it was very costly in relation to benefitscompared with best supportive care. The incremental cost-effectiveness ratios were, however, more favorable for patients whose ...

Nuvo Announces 2009 second quarter financial results

...n from $1.7 million in the six months ended June 30, 2008. The increase is due to higher Pennsaid sales, offset partially by higher material costs and incremental costs related to the planned shutdown. Total operating expenses, excluding foreign currency gains and losses, for the three-month period ended June ...

Landauer, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2009 Third Quarter Results

...ing activities was $18.1 million, a decline of $6.2 million from the first nine months of fiscal 2008. The decline is due primarily to $6.5 million in incremental payments to the Company's defined benefit pension plan to bring the plan to a fully funded status in conjunction with the actions to freeze the plan. ...

West Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

...6 million pre-tax increase in U.S. pension expense, which is the result of pension fund investment losses incurred in 2008, as well as $1.0 million of incremental information technology spending and depreciation, and $0.7 million of higher stock-based compensation costs. Those effects on SG&A costs were miti...

Cantel Medical's Mar Cor Purification Subsidiary Acquires G.E.M. Water Systems ... Establishing a Nationwide Reach in Water Treatment

... base of business in a highly desirable region -- one with a great concentration of dialysis clinics and healthcare institutions. We expect to achieve incremental growth with the addition of Mar Cor's broad portfolio of products and services. Furthermore, the acquisition provides a foundation for a West Coast ex...

BioMarin Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...was $21.6 million for the second quarter of 2009, including $6.1 million of incremental product transfer revenue. This compares to net product revenue to BioMarin... was higher than the royalty earned on Genzyme third party sales due to the incremental product transfer revenue related to net increases in Genzyme Aldurazyme inv...

WebMD Announces Second Quarter Financial Results

...y cash cost to WebMD and expired this year. WebMD excludes this expense from Adjusted EBITDA (i) because it is a non-cash expense, (ii) because it is incremental to other non-television cash advertising expense that WebMD otherwise incurs and (iii) to assist management and investors in comparing its operating r...
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GNC Unveils Study Results for First and Only Nitric Oxide Product Clinically Proven to Improve Physical Performance at NSCA Conference in Las Vegas

... output that can be maintained without neuromuscular evidence of fatigue. Using a cycle ergometer (stationary bicycle), all subjects performed an incremental test to exhaustion prior to supplementation and after four weeks of supplementation. Key study findings demonstrate significant mean increases in PWC...

Final Results of Boceprevir Phase II HCV SPRINT-1 Study Showed Significantly Higher SVR Rates Compared to Standard of Care in Treatment-Naive Genotype 1 Hepatitis C Patients

... has been seen in other clinical studies with peginterferon and ribavirin, including the IDEAL study.(4) Boceprevir is associated with about a 1 g/dL incremental decrease in hemoglobin. In the HCV SPRINT-1 study, anemia occurred in approximately half of the patients in the boceprevir arms and over a third of p...

Schering-Plough's Investigational Oral Thrombin Receptor Antagonist Meets Primary Endpoint in a Newly Published Study

...ally, this compound is being investigated as an oral antiplatelet agent for patients with established vascular disease, with the intent to demonstrate incremental benefit when given with current standard antiplatelet (including aspirin and clopidogrel) and other antithrombotic therapies, with no significant incr...

Intra-Cellular Therapies Announces Successful Outcome of a Phase II Clinical Trial with ITI-007 in Patients with Sleep Maintenance Insomnia

...rmacology that emerges at the higher doses tested. At the highest dose tested (10 mg) we expect to have full occupancy of 5HT2A receptors while adding incremental amounts of D2 receptor and serotonin reuptake transporter (SERT) occupancy. This has been confirmed in an ongoing human Positron Emission Tomography (...

TAXUS(R) Express(R) Stent Shows Similarly Low Re-Intervention Rates in Patients With Diabetes Compared to Non-Diabetics in Arrive Registry Program

... ARRIVE data showed that the TAXUS Stent reduced clinical restenosis in patients with diabetes as effectively as in patients without diabetes, with no incremental risk of myocardial infarction (MI) or stent thrombosis. Analysis of the data was presented by John M. Lasala, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.C., at the Cardiovasc...

New Drug Application for Inhaled Treprostinil Submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

...ulizer, with each inhalation session taking approximately 1-2 minutes. The TRIUMPH-1 clinical trial is one of the first pivotal trials to assess the incremental benefit of an add-on therapy in PAH patients who are already receiving an approved background therapy. The study population consisted of 235 patients ...

Data From Ortho Biotech-Sponsored Studies to be Presented at National Kidney Foundation 2008 Spring Clinical Meetings

...ec, Canada A retrospective analysis of medical claims and laboratory data from a large managed care database was conducted to quantify the incremental direct healthcare costs of CKD in patients with diabetes. Analyses compared diabetes patients who developed CKD versus those who did not ...

Cost-Effectiveness Study Supports Use of EUFLEXXA(TM) by Rheumatologists for Pain Relief in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis

... without OA, and non-responders were assigned costs of health care resources consumed by OA patients. Cost- effectiveness was expressed as average and incremental cost per QALY. The responder rate for patients in the HA treatment arm was approximately 83 percent, and the mean QALY gained was 0.0877 for each pat...

SCH 530348 (TRA), a Novel Investigational Antiplatelet Agent, Shown to Inhibit Platelet Aggregation in PCI Patients

...as a novel agent in reducing the incidence of cardiovascular events with no incremental bleeding when added to standard of care in the treatment of patients with a... patients with previous ischemic events that further documented the lack of incremental bleeding with the use of TRA plus standard of care, and, for the first time...

Millennium Initiates Clinical Trial to EVOLVE the Treatment of Patients with Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma

...ing. The trial, named EVOLUTION(1), will combine the highly active and noveltherapies of VELCADE and lenalidomide / dexamethasone and also explore the incremental benefit of cyclophosphamide, an alkylating agent, which in previous studies has shown synergistic activity with VELCADE. (Logo: http://www.newscom.c...
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Impact2 Single Channel Pipettor, 5-250L

Description:... together (up to 40 steps) to create customized liquid manipulation protocols. Even the most complex pipetting applicationsincluding sample additions, incremental pipetting and serial dilutionscan be performed quickly and easily....
Company:Matrix Technologies Corporation

Impact Single Channel Pipettor, 5-250L

Description:... together (up to 40 steps) to create customized liquid manipulation protocols. Even the most complex pipetting applicationsincluding sample additions, incremental pipetting and serial dilutionscan be performed quickly and easily....
Company:Matrix Technologies Corporation

DFS Dimension Distal Radius Fixation System

Description:... For radial/ulnar translation, angulation, dorsal/volar translation, and incremental longitudinal distraction, this advanced system is appropriate when incremental adjustment provides an adjunctive mechanism for fracture reduction....
Company:Biomet, Inc.

WristJack®

Description:... The WristJack External Fixation System for distal radius fractures allows incremental adjustment of palmar tilt, radial inclination, length and rotation. The unique wrist lock enables the surgeon to place the wrist into extension withou...
Company:Hand Biomechanics Lab

Farnsworth-Munsell 100 Hue Test

Description:...y psychological and industrial color vision problems. The set consists of four trays containing a total of 85 removable color reference caps that have incremental hue variation on one side and are numbered on the reverse side. Color vision anomalies and color aptitude are detected by a subject's ability to place...
Company:Paul N. Gardner Company Inc.

Drug Facts - Silver (A to Z Drug Facts with Auto-Updates)

Features:... Find the latest information on more than 900 generic and 3,900 trade name drugs Receive free, incremental updates for one year just by synching your handheld Review detailed information in the following fields: Generic & Trade Names, Pronunciation, Therap...
Company:Unbound Medicine, Inc.

Drug Facts - Platinum (A to Z, Natural Products and Drug Interaction)

Features:... Latest information on more than 900 generic and 3,900 trade name drugs, and thousands of interactions Receive incremental updates for one year just by synching your handheld Review detailed monographs for each reference: A to Z Drug Facts, Drug Interaction Facts, Review ...
Company:Unbound Medicine, Inc.

Drug Facts - Gold (A to Z Drugs and Drug Interaction)

Features:... Find the latest information on more than 900 generic and 3,900 trade name drugs, and thousands of interactions Receive incremental updates for one year just by synching your handheld Review detailed monographs for each reference Upgrade via the handheld to more comprehensive pac...
Company:Unbound Medicine, Inc.

FLO-GARD 6201 Volumetric Infusion Pump

Features:... Flow Check Occlusion Alarm offers an in-line resistance display of incremental back pressure. Slide Clamp option offers an additional step to protect ag...up to 10 steps, individualizing control of infusion ramping and tapering. incremental Flow Rate can deliver 1-99.9 mL/hr in increments of 0.1 mL/hr. Automatic ...
Company:Baxter Healthcare

FLO-GARD 6301 Dual-Channel Volumetric Infusion Pump

Features:... Flow Check Occlusion Alarm offers an in-line resistance display of incremental back pressure. Flow Rate Calculation is automatic after volume and time a...up to 10 steps, individualizing control of infusion ramping and tapering. incremental Flow Rate can deliver 1-99.9 mL/hr in increments of 0.1 mL/hr . Automatic...
Company:Baxter Healthcare
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Discovery to aid in future treatments of third-world parasites

... in Africa. These findings are reported in the current issue of the Journal of Experimental Medicine . As with all basic research discoveries, incremental advances such as these may eventually lead to new treatments and therapies that will improve the day-to-day lives of the 200 million people around the...

Federal Bureau of Investigation Awards Lockheed Martin Biometric Card Scanning Service Contract

...opulate the FBI's Next Generation Identification (NGI) program. NGI will further advance the FBI's biometric identification services, providing an incremental replacement of current IAFIS technical capabilities while also introducing new functionality. Lockheed Martin is the lead industry partner on the NGI ...

Federal Bureau of Investigation Awards Lockheed Martin Biometric Card Scanning Service Contract

...opulate the FBI's Next Generation Identification (NGI) program. NGI will further advance the FBI's biometric identification services, providing an incremental replacement of current IAFIS technical capabilities while also introducing new functionality. Lockheed Martin is the lead industry partner on the NGI ...

McGill University receives almost $63 million under CFI program to support five research projects

...of research and technology development. Finally, $153,721,933 was awarded under the Infrastructure Operating Fund, which assists institutions with the incremental operating and maintenance costs associated with the new infrastructure. Raymond Bachand, Quebec's Minister of Finance and Minister of Economic Deve...

Methyl bromide alternatives indicated for North Carolina tomato production

...otocol of 1991, however, MeBr was defined as one of the chemicals that contributed to the depletion of the stratospheric ozone layer, resulting in an incremental reduction in the amount of MeBr produced and imported in the U.S. In January 2005, a total phase out of MeBr (except for emergency and critical-use ex...

News from the December 2008 Journal of the American Dietetic Association

...asons among Frequent Consumers Menu Modeling with MyPyramid Food Patterns: incremental Dietary Changes Lead to Dramatic Improvements in Diet Quality of Menus Sof...nutrient and food group analysis for each target menu indicated that small, incremental changes in food choices dramatically improved the quality of the menus and ...

Engineer to present leak-proof method for carbon dioxide storage at international conference

...on," Bryant says. "Our work shows that this alternative process does cost more than the standard approach, but not prohibitively more. In essence, the incremental cost can be regarded as the price of risk reduction. This is an important consideration because all stakeholders will want the greatest assurance of s...

Nitrous oxide emissions respond differently to no-till depending on the soil type

...ctober issue of the Soil Science Society of America Journal . The authors concluded that their investigation indicates "that no-till can result in incremental nitrous oxide emissions that can more than offset the soil carbon dioxide sink during the first 5 yr after adoption of this soil conservation practice...

How to build crops that can beat aluminum's toxic effects

...rged molecule within cells. If that were true, getting around Al toxicity would be no easy task since any single change in plants would result in only incremental increases in Al tolerance. " Surprisingly, we found that elimination of just one factor results in a mutant root that can now thrive in an Al toxic...

Iowa State engineer works to clean and improve engine performance

...ssions and improving efficiency. "There is still a lot of work to be done to improve engine performance," Kong said. "All of this work will lead to incremental improvements." And those small improvements can add up when you consider there are more than 250 million registered vehicles on U.S. highways, acco...
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Poniard Announces Positive Incremental Efficacy and Safety Data from Phase 2 Picoplatin Trial in Patients With Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

- Updated Preliminary Results Presented at 20th EORTC-NCI-AACR Symposium - SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and GENEVA, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PARD ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on oncology, today announced positive incremental data from it...

Poniard Announces Positive Incremental Efficacy and Safety Data From Ongoing Phase 2 Picoplatin Trial in Hormone-Refractory Prostate Cancer

- Updated Results Presented at 20th EORTC-NCI-AACR Symposium - SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and GENEVA, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PARD ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on oncology, today announced positive incremental data from its ongo...

PAREXEL Consulting Quantifies Speed to Market: First-Cycle Approval for NME Produces $640 Million in Incremental Revenue on Average

BOSTON, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gaining a first-cycle approval for a new molecular entity (NME) is worth an estimated $640 million in incremental revenue on average, according to a new analysis from PAREXEL Consulting, a business unit of PAREXEL International (Nasdaq: PRXL ) and lea...

Visions, Part II: Preizler sees IT leading incremental health system change

Editor's note: This is the second of a two-part interview with Marty Preizler, president and CEO of Physicians Plus Insurance Corp. In Part I , he provided an insurer's view of healthcare IT and patient data exchange. WTN : We hear a lot about interoperability of information technology sy...

ThermoGenesis Announces Expanded Collaboration With Celling Technologies

... the funding for clinical studies to demonstrate the clinical effectiveness of both the MXP and Res-Q Systems with Celling's orthopedic applications. incremental funding for clinical studies will be provided by ThermoGenesis and Celling as MXP and Res-Q sales grow. Celling will be responsible for coordinating ...

ThermoGenesis Provides Update on Fiscal 2009 Results

...o the MXP. The Company intends to add additional MXP distribution partners in fiscal 2010. Launch of the Res-Q System. Res-Q is expected to add incremental revenues in 2010 through its expanded distribution agreement with Celling Technologies. Relaunch of ThermoLine(TM) product group. Utilizing ou...

Microbia Names John McCarthy to Senior Management Team

...d executing the plan that created Verenium from the merger of two organizations. He integrated the organizations, raised approximately $200 million of incremental capital for the company and closed a unique strategic partnership with UK-based BP plc worth over $130 million of non-dilutive capital for the company...

Mylan Reports Adjusted Diluted EPS of $0.32 for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2009

...profit, as well as lower overall operating expenses. Additionally, earnings from operations in the current year include approximately $28.5 million of incremental revenue resulting from the acceleration of the recognition of revenue related to certain product development arrangements as discussed above. ...

CardioDynamics Agrees to be Acquired by SonoSite for $1.35 Per Share

...ore physicians and hospitals for the benefit of patients. Additionally, we expect that the acquisition of CardioDynamics by SonoSite will provide the incremental resources necessary to help make ICG a cardiovascular standard of care." Cain Brothers & Company LLC acted as financial advisor and Pillsbury...

Ascenta Therapeutics Announces Presentation of Promising Results From Clinical Trials of AT-101 in Prostate, Brain, and Lung Cancers at 2009 ASCO Annual Meeting

...western University's Feinberg School of Medicine. "Our data suggest that adding AT-101 to docetaxel/prednisone may improve clinical outcomes, without incremental toxicity, and we look forward to confirming this in larger studies." Complementing these findings from the chemotherapy-naive setting, another pr...
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6-DOF HEXAPOD Handling Robot from Physik Instrumente

Description:...nomical telescopes for mirror and antenna adjustments over wide ranges in small step sizes. The M-840 provides six degrees of freedom with 3 m minimum incremental motion (combined 6-axis move, design-resolution of individual struts is 0.016 m for the M-850.5DG) and allows the user to define the center of rotatio...
Company:Physik Instrumente
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