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Saturday, January 31, 2015

  • Posted at 8:55 AM
    While bacteria can cause nasty infections, a weakened version of them also kill cancer cells, suggests first-in-man research being presented at the seventh annual Symposium on Clinical Interventional Oncology (CIO), in collaboration with the International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy (ISET). ... read more
  • Posted at 8:25 AM
    NASA successfully launched its first Earth satellite designed to collect global observations of the vital soil moisture hidden just beneath our feet. The Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) observatory, a mission with broad applications for science and society, lifted off at 6:22 a.m. PST (9:22 a.m. EST) Saturday from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, on a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket. About 57 minutes after liftoff, SMAP separated from the rocket's second stage into an initial 411- by 425-mile (661- ... read more
  • Posted at 8:19 AM
    A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta II rocket carrying the Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) payload for NASA lifted off from Space Launch Complex-2 at 6:22 a.m. PST today. This launch marks ULA's second launch of 13 planned for 2015, and the 93(rd) successful mission since the company was formed. "Congratulations to the NASA Launch Services Program team, JPL and all of our mission partners on today's successful launch of the SMAP satellite," said Jim Sponnick, ULA vice president, Atlas and ... read more
  • Posted at 8:14 AM
    Viewers of the halftime show will have a new way to watch the performance; they can shop it through Delivery Agent's ShopTV platform. Viewers can find ShopTV in the Smart Hub on Samsung connected TVs, through the ShopTV streaming channel on Roku players and Roku TVs, on the Katy Perry Vevo YouTube channel, when they Shazam the halftime show and when partners like Visa, the exclusive ShopTV payment provider for the event, send out shop-enabled tweets during the game. Photo - ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Technical ceramics is defined as a highly developed, high-strength ceramic material, which is primarily non-metallic and inorganic and possesses specific functional attributes. Technical ceramics are used for engineering applications which possesses inherent characteristics such as ferroelectric behaviour, semi conductivity, non-linear resistance, and high stiffness. Complete report is available at . Photo - Asia-Pacific is the global leader in the consumption of technical ceramics and this dominance is expected to continue till 2019. China is the key market in the ... read more
  • Posted at 4:00 AM
    This is a professional and deep research report in this field. For overview analysis, the report introduces Video Wall basic information including definition, classification, application, industry chain structure, industry overview, policy analysis, and news analysis, etc. Photo - For international and China market analysis, the report analyzes Video Wall markets in China and other countries or regions (such as US, Europe, Japan, etc) by presenting research on global products of different types and applications, developments and trends of market, technology, competitive ... read more
  • Posted at 3:00 AM
    Assisi Animal Health, creators of the Assisi Loop(TM), a non-invasive and non-pharmaceutical healing and pain management technology for animals, offers information to horse owners about one of the most common causes of sudden, chronic lameness in horses: hoof abscesses. Fortunately, hoof abscesses are preventable, and there are several effective treatments available. Photo - A horse that suddenly displays signs of lameness, often walking with a Wobblers-like gait, may have an abscess within the hoof. If there is no sign ... read more
  • Posted at 12:00 AM
    fishbat, an award winning online marketing firm, reveals three veteran brands expected to showcase their most creative commercials during this year's Big Game. Photo - The week leading up to the Big Game is one of the most exciting times for marketers looking to promote their brand's most innovative football-related campaign. For $4.5 million per 30-second slot, brands have to make sure their commercials make a lasting impact. Though the usual auto front-runner, Volkswagen, has opted out of this year's advertisement ... read more

Friday, January 30, 2015

  • Posted at 6:24 PM
    Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Vyvanse(®) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) Capsules (CII), the first and only medication for the treatment of moderate to severe binge eating disorder (B.E.D.) in adults, shown to significantly reduce the mean number of binge days per week. Vyvanse is not indicated or recommended for weight loss or the treatment of obesity. Other sympathomimetic drugs used for weight loss have been associated with serious cardiovascular reactions. Experience ... read more
  • Posted at 6:00 PM
    A recent news story revealing that the Better Business Bureau has given a failing grade of F to the Sveltox weight loss patch is simply the latest reminder of the ongoing problem of snake oil weight loss products. While the patch's claims that users could expect to lose up to 4 pounds every day might seem remarkable, it is only the latest in a long line of extremely dubious store-bought "miracles." It's easy to sympathize with people who purchase these ... read more
  • Posted at 5:21 PM
    PLAINVIEW, NY--(Marketwired - January 30, 2015) - NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN), the leading enabler and provider of live and on-demand content to Internet-connected devices, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of DivX Corporation, a leading provider of next-generation digital video solutions. The total transaction value is approximately $62.5 million.Upon closing, Nancy Li relinquished her role as NeuLion's Chief Executive Officer and became the Executive Vice Chairman of the NeuLion board of ... read more
  • Posted at 4:42 PM
    Newcastle Investment Corp. (NYSE:NCT, “Newcastle”) today announced the tax treatment of its 2014 common and preferred stock distribution payments. Common Stock Dividends During 2014, Newcastle’s common stock was listed under three CUSIPs: ... read more
  • Posted at 4:40 PM
    DLT Solutions, a leading value-added reseller in government information technology (IT) software and services, today announced that it has been acquired by Millstein & Co. LP, a diversified financial services and merchant banking firm whose private equity business focuses on ... read more
  • Posted at 4:07 PM
    Senior Health Partners (SHP), a Healthfirst company, is today notifying approximately 2,700 of its members that a laptop and smartphone belonging to an assessment nurse employed by Premier Home Health ("Premier"), a business associate, were stolen from the nurse's apartment. SHP and Premier conducted investigations and found no indication that anyone accessed or misused any personal information or protected health information. Nevertheless, SHP is notifying members so that, with SHP's assistance, they may protect themselves. On November 26, 2014, a laptop ... read more
  • Posted at 4:02 PM
    Let's be honest - Sunday has gone to the dogs. From pitching products to Puppy Bowls to ten seconds of fame in pulled commercials, dogs seem to be as much a part of game day as the halftime show. But what's in it for the dogs? Aren't we just leveraging their natural cuteness to sell more products, win ad awards and drive ratings? Isn't it time we throw them a bone ... or more specifically a bowl? This Sunday, PEDIGREE® ... read more
  • Posted at 4:01 PM
    Dr. Mark Jewell announces the first publication of 1 year outcome data involving the use of Seri Surgical Scaffold in breast reconstruction in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery journal. The Sure-001 study is a FDA-approved study involving the use of this biologic textile for soft tissue reinforcement in two-stage breast reconstruction. Dr. Jewell is one of the developers and investigators of this product that is commercially available through Allergan: Seri Surgical Scaffold is a unique, first of its kind product. ... read more
  • Posted at 3:58 PM
    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering students at the University of California, Davis will have a rare opportunity to speak with Expedition 42 crew members currently aboard the International Space Station (ISS) at 12:45 p.m. EST (9:45 a.m. PST) Thursday, Feb. 5. The 20-minute Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency's website. Media interested in covering the event must contact Andy Fell at 530-752-4533 or in advance. UC Davis is located at 1 Shields Avenue in Davis, ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 PM
    Research and Benchmarking firm, Best Practices, LLC will be hosting its fifth Medical Affairs Roundtable on Thursday, February 5(th) from 11:00AM - 12:30PM (EST) via a virtual roundtable to discuss "Medical Affairs' Role in Successful Product Launches." Best Practices designed the Medical Affairs Consortium to provide Medical Affairs leaders with a forum for sharing insights about the key challenges they face. The consortium has developed a mechanism for creating and sharing solutions through virtual roundtable discussions where leaders discuss key findings ... read more
  • Posted at 3:30 PM
    Today's world is information rich and globally competitive. And with new technologies transforming how consumers make purchasing decisions, it's essential for organizations to utilize innovative tools to not only engage with consumers but also to understand their decision-making. For instance, a primary research study by Best Practices, LLC found that online qualitative research is an emerging tool that organizations are using to overcome the geographical and scheduling barriers associated with focus groups. This was one of many insights that surfaced in the ... read more
  • Posted at 3:23 PM
    Pentagon proposals to overhaul the military retirement system are gaining support among America’s career military families, according to results of the First Command Financial Behaviors Index®. Almost half (46 percent) of middle-class military families (commissioned officers and senior NCOs ... read more