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Innovative Deep Vein Thrombosis Treatment Yields Priceless Payoff

Phoenix Interventional Radiologist Aaron Wittenberg, MD, uses an investor's technology to yield the ultimate return: saving someone else's life PHOENIX, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Scottsdale businessman Warren Kaplan decided a decade ago to invest in Possis Medical, he had no idea...

Parents Urged to 'Make Change to Save Change' at Back-to-School Time

...nts, including calcium, and it provides a greater payoff in improved concentration, higher test scores and...od. By taking time on front-end preparation has a payoff in your grocery bill, and it provides a better b...

BCBSNC Sees Improved Health Quality, Lower Costs Through Financial Rewards to Physicians

...tests, ER visits Chapel Hill, NC (Vocus) June 23, 2009 -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) has found a payoff – both in health quality measures and in lower health care spending – for encouraging physicians to meet national quality standards. ...

Employee Health and Reducing Health Care Costs Focus of Working Wellness Expo June 17

...orate culture is essential. Sure, it takes effort to shape the work environment to support healthy behaviors but we have the resources to help and the payoff is invaluable - the good health of our employees." IBC's Worksite Wellness program offers a full range of innovative health programs with educati...

Interactive Video Games Offer Exercise Benefits

... payoff was especially evident with seniors, researchers say FRIDAY, June 5 (HealthDay News) -- Couch potatoes beware: If you start playing a new ...

NxStage Announces Strategic Business Alliance with Asahi Kasei Kuraray Medical

...iding us a strong and growing partner for our world class fiber technology." The agreements with Asahi are conditioned upon NxStage obtaining a payoff letter and associated documentation from the lenders under its GE credit facility. Conference Call and Webcast Information NxStage managemen...

AdCare Health Systems, Inc. Reports Financial Results for 2008

... of Non-Cash Activities: Rent in exchange of note receivable repayment $9,000 $36,000 payoff of existing mortgage at closing of Discontinued operations - $609,839 Acquisition of assets in exchang...

Midwestern and Southern States Receive Least Federal Funding for Disease Prevention

...A president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. "Even in these troubled times, prevention is an investment we can count on to deliver a big payoff - sparing millions of people from developing preventable diseases while saving billions in health care costs." The full report includes state-by-...

Statins Pay Off on a Health-Policy Level, UCSF Study Finds

...s , who led the study. Although full adherence would require starting millions of Americans on statins, at a cost of $3.6 billion per year, the health payoff is large enough to justify the cost by current standards, he said. "We weren't sure that NCEP guidelines, which are relatively aggressive in ...

Mardi Gras Gives Everyone a Big Fat Break Because Carnival Means 'So Long' to Meat

...s Center for a Livable Future , suggests that people can reap big benefits by forgoing meat just one day a week. "It's easier than you think, but the payoff can be huge," says Center Director Dr. Robert Lawrence. "Eating less meat not only helps lower cholesterol and decrease cancer risks, it reduces your ...
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New Poll Finds Disease Prevention is Top Priority for Americans in Health Reform

...an treating people after they become sick." "We know that strategic investments in disease prevention programs in communities can result in a big payoff in a short time -- reducing health care costs, increasing the productivity of the nation's workforce, and helping people lead healthier lives," said R...

Tailored Clopidogrel Dosing Improves PCI Outcomes

...an usual is necessary to ensure the effectiveness of clopidogrel, a medication that prevents platelets from clumping together to form blood clots. The payoff for tailoring the clopidogrel dose: a significant reduction one month after PCI in the combined rates of heart attack, death, and need for repeat proc...
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Researchers shed light on trading behavior in animals -- and humans

...hing that they couldn't achieve on their own. It's the basis of the economy, and it requires a leap of faith to believe that each party will receive a payoff in return for taking a risk. When confidence breaks down, such as what happened during the recent collapse of the housing market, the economy slows...

Why you can't hurry love

...he young after mating. The female gets a positive payoff from mating if the male is a ''good'' male but a negative payoff if he is ''bad'', so it is in her interest to gain... a "bad" male. In contrast, a male gets a positive payoff from mating with any female, though his...

Study reveals effects of unconscious exposure to advertisements

... "A rational animal ought to prefer something in proportion to the probable payoff of acting to obtain it," said Changizi, assistant professor of cognitive sc...mation alone, without conscious judgment, has implications for the expected payoff of one's actions," Changizi said. "In many natural situations, observers po...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Nov. 19, 2008

...cle. But new and improved technologies for mercury removal are under development, including catalysts made of gold, platinum, or titanium dioxide. The payoff could mean a sizable new source of sales and income for some suppliers, the article notes. ARTICLE #5 EMBARGOED FOR 9 A.M., EASTERN TIME, November ...

Brain-nourishing molecule may predict schizophrenia relapse

...pecialist who chairs the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior in the MCG School of Medicine. "It's a little bit of a shot in the dark, but the payoff would be huge," he says of the study that piggybacks on another federally-funded study looking at whether injectable medicine, rather than tablets, ca...

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News reports on growing role of molecular diagnostics

...key advances in genomics are rapidly driving the development of molecular diagnostics, reports Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News (GEN). The payoff for successful molecular diagnostic products can be significant as Kalorama Information predicts that this market currently exceeds $3.2 billion world...

Media highlights in the November issues of Biophysical Journal

...sical Journal, published by the Biophysical Society, are now available online. Topics of interest include voltage-gated potassium channels that could payoff in synthetic drug design, the absence of large lipid rafts in cells, and the structure of a Na+/H+ antiporter dimmer. Volume 93, Issue 9, Novembe...

Northwestern to expose most deadly infectious diseases in 3-D

... being funded by a $31 million contract from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health. The payoff could be a wave of new medicines to wipe out some of the worst scourges to ever infect the human race. "The concept is fairly simple," ...

OHSU turns innovations into commercial opportunities at record pace

...nc. and Fonix Corporation reached $2.25 million at the end of the fiscal year, up from $1.5 million the previous year. We are starting to see the payoff from the research facilities made possible by the taxpayers and private donors through the Oregon Opportunity and from the growing aggregation of worl...

Genome of yellow fever/dengue fever mosquito sequenced

...o the genome that would make the mosquito resistant to the virus and stop its role as a vector for disease. Although that scenario is challenging, the payoff is potentially great, Tu said. "By introducing TEs in a more or less random way to see what happens to the laboratory mosquitoes, the TEs become...
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Year ahead offers payoff for hard work

First-of-year columns are ripe for prognostication and this one is no different. Like a creaky car on an old wooden roller coaster, the technology industry has been laboring up, up, up the steep incline of recovery. After so much work, the year ahead will offer a bit of payback, a little joy rid...

Novavax Announces Early Retirement of $17 Million of Convertible Debt

.../PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX ), a leader in the development of novel vaccines, today announced that it has reached an early payoff agreement with holders of $17 million of the total $22 million in outstanding convertible notes. These convertible notes carried a coupon rate of 4.7...

ChemImage and Next Breath Structure Partnership to Validate Bioequivalence Testing for Nasal Spray Suspensions

...facturers focused on nasal spray suspensions, are looking to improve their time-to-market through the use of better imaging technology. The potential payoff is a faster, more accurate and safe way to bring the drug to market." ChemImage, one of the world's leading chemical and biological imaging techn...

Duke researchers coax bright white light from unexpected source

...lb gets broken in the course of battle, it exposes soldiers to that mercury in addition to its shattered glass," Everitt said. "I think the biggest payoff for the general public will ultimately be in future energy crises we're certainly going to face," Everitt added. "If we can have more efficient lighti...

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News reports on growing role of molecular diagnostics

...key advances in genomics are rapidly driving the development of molecular diagnostics, reports Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News (GEN). The payoff for successful molecular diagnostic products can be significant as Kalorama Information predicts that this market currently exceeds $3.2 billion world...

Conference to Turn Scientists of Color into PA-Based Entrepreneurs Set for November

...siness-minded scientists here. Be it now or five years from now, we are establishing ourselves to as the destination of choice for them. The potential payoff in this is huge." Others spearheading this effort are Jeremiah J. White Jr. of the Osiris Group Inc., state Secretary of Health Dr. Calvin B. Johnso...

Carbon nanoribbons could make smaller, speedier computer chips

...e demand for ever-smaller transistors for faster processing. "People need to realize this is not a promise; this is exploration, and we'll have a high payoff if this is successful," he said. Dai said graphene could be a useful material for future electronics but does not think it will replace silicon any...

Derma Sciences Reports Fourth Quarter Year-End Results for 2007

...Company's 2007 loss included $653,012 of non-cash equity based compensation as compared to $211,756 in 2006, and $256,628 in connection with the early payoff of a credit facility during 2007. It also included $993,069 in research and development expenses, including a license fee charge of $868,069 for DSC12...

Wisconsins VC Challenge

...hey have helped attract co-investment of $125.1 million on top of the $23.3 million that they invested thus far in Wisconsin companies. This 6-to-1 payoff in investment activity has also resulted in job growth during a tough economic period. The CAPCO backed companies have shown a 61% growth in employme...

Dateline 2010: The decade in review

...distributed application thinking in the early 2000s, and the availability and inter-connection of network nano-applications brought new a new level of payoff for technology investments. New media tools whether digital imaging, video, or audio changed the way we thought about art, intellectual property and...
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