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Friday, May 22, 2015

  • Posted at 5:29 AM
    Assisi Animal Health is the creator of the Assisi Loop(TM), a non-pharmaceutical and anti-inflammatory device (NPAID). The Loop is a targeted PEMF therapy for horses that can treat chronic wounds and reduce the need for NSAIDS, which can have harmful side effects. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150521/218003 Assisi Animal Health keeps pet owners informed of the latest veterinary science and news. Recently, the state veterinarian of Tennessee warned horse owners of four equine infectious anemia cases, reporting that the infected horses came from ... read more
  • Posted at 5:28 AM
    Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) (NYSE: WMS), has received the ‘Above and Beyond’ award from the Ohio Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). The award recognizes employers in each state who provide their Guard and Reserve employees additional benefits beyond the minimum requirements of ... read more
  • Posted at 5:23 AM
    The Depot and Arsenal Executive Leadership Program (DAELP - www.daelp.org) recognized its twelfth class of graduates on the evening of May 21, 2015 at the Kenan Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Kenan-Flagler Business School. Mr. James Dwyer, SES, Army Standardization Executive (U.S. Army Materiel Command Deputy G-4 Support Operations), delivered the keynote address. The event was attended by senior military officials, N.C. Government officials, corporate leaders, and faculty who support and sponsor the program. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150522/218063 The University ... read more
  • Posted at 5:23 AM
    Cook Medical is pleased to be one of the global medical device companies to collaborate internationally with regulatory authorities on the Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP). The value of developing a global program to audit and monitor medical ... read more
  • David Selakovic Attends Disrupt NY --- NEW YORK, May 22, 2015
    Posted at 5:15 AM
    Over the course of three days, startups, speakers, and tech enthusiasts converged at the Manhattan Center in New York City for the annual TechCrunch Disrupt NY conference. This year's event featured several iconic entrepreneurs such as Aaron Levie (Box), Jennifer Hyman (Rent the Runway), and Alexis Ohanian (Reddit). These game changers engaged in a series of intimate, exploratory conversations called "Fireside Chats," which offer an opportunity for a more in depth look into their work and ideas. Photo - ... read more
  • Posted at 5:12 AM
    Beach Mazda, a dealership in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, recently did a comparison of the 2015 Mazda 5 verses 2015 Toyota Sienna. Both vehicles are leaders among the minivan class and it is likely many consumers will not be sure which minivan is best for them. Through this comparison, the dealership hopes to provide the right information for potential car buyers to help them choose the right minivan. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150521/217973 The comparison between the new Mazda 5 and new ... read more
  • Posted at 5:07 AM
    The Optical Society (OSA), SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, and the Materials Research Society (MRS) are pleased to announce the 2015-2016 Congressional Science and Engineering Fellows. Jennifer Brookes, a Ph.D. candidate ... read more
  • Posted at 5:04 AM
    Pharmacyclics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCYC) announced today that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) issued a positive opinion recommending a change to the terms of the marketing authorization for IMBRUVICA(® )(ibrutinib) in the European Union to indicate the treatment of adult patients with Waldenström's macroglobulinemia (WM) who have received at least one prior therapy, or in first line treatment for patients unsuitable for chemo-immunotherapy.(1) WM is a rare, slow growing form of ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    The newly released blog post presents some of the best car insurance providers that offer free online auto insurance quotes. Being an informed shopper is essential when buying coverage for a vehicle. The new blog post aims to keep car owners well informed about reliable providers. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150520/217621 Drivers can search and compare car insurance quotes from all the agencies listed in the article. They can do this by visiting: http://www.carinsurancehints.com/ , an insurance brokerage website. The website can offer ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Georgia is vulnerable to storms and hurricanes that form in the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, and with hurricanes comes possible tornadoes and severe flooding. With the 2015 hurricane season officially underway as of June 1, Georgians should be preparing an emergency communication plan to keep their families safe and in touch during any severe weather event. Verizon Wireless, the nation's largest wireless carrier, offers these tips to keep in touch and out of danger during storm season: ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) announced today that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 for AbbVie's purchase of Pharmacyclics, Inc. has expired today. The expiration satisfies the exchange offer condition with respect to the approvals and clearances required under antitrust laws. Assuming that the other customary exchange offer conditions are satisfied, including a minimum tender of at least a majority of outstanding Pharmacyclics shares, it is expected that the exchange offer to acquire all of ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - May 22, 2015) - LED Medical Diagnostics Inc. ("LED Medical" or "the Company") (TSX VENTURE: LMD) (OTCQX: LEDIF) (FRANKFURT: LME), a company providing advanced diagnostic imaging products and software in the dental imaging space, announced today that management has been invited to, and will attend, the upcoming investor conferences in June:LD Micro Invitational Date: June 1-3, 2015 Presentation: June 2 at 9:30amPT, Track 3 Location: Luxe ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Scholar Rock, a biotechnology company focused on discovering and developing niche modulators that selectively target growth factor activation in the disease microenvironment, today announced that Nagesh Mahanthappa, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Scholar Rock, will present a company overview at the Jefferies 2015 Global ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    The Board of Directors of Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) has authorized the payment of a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.23 per common share. The quarterly dividend is payable on July 2, 2015, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on June 11, 2015. The ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Ethoca, the industry standard for collaboration-based technology solutions that help card issuers and online merchants increase card acceptance and stop ecommerce fraud, today announced that it has won two awards at the 2015 CNP Expo in Orlando, Florida. The first award is Best Overall Fraud/Security Solution ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Omnitracs, LLC, a global pioneer of fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, celebrated the official opening of its new headquarters in Dallas with an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday. At the KPMG building in the heart of downtown Dallas, local dignitaries, community members, and Omnitracs employees and partners gathered as newly reelected Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings warmly welcomed Omnitracs to the City of Dallas. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150521/218001 Following the initial announcement of Omnitracs' intent to relocate to Dallas in ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    In a sweeping analysis assessing the current state of diabetes treatment in the U.S., T1D Exchange researchers conclude that there remains considerable room for improving treatment outcomes in type 1 diabetes across all age groups, but especially for adolescents and young adults. The analysis provides the most up-to-date picture of diabetes treatment, underscoring the need to address barriers to care and implement new therapies and technologies that can help type 1 patients achieve optimal metabolic control. The findings, published today in ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    InspireMD, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NSPR) ("InspireMD" or the "Company"), a leader in stent embolic protection systems ("EPS"), today announced that its CGuard(TM) Embolic Prevention System reported positive results in PARADIGM, lead by principle investigator Prof. Piotr Musialek, at the EuroPCR conference on May 22, 2015 in Paris, France. PARADIGM, an investigator-initiated Prospective evaluation of All-comer peRcutaneous cArotiD revascularization In symptomatic and increased-risk asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis, using CGuard(TM) Mesh-covered embolic prevention stent system, indicated that the CGuard(TM) system is appropriate for ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Today, Rhodes Pharmaceuticals L.P. announced that Aptensio XR, a once-daily central nervous system stimulant indicated for the treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) will be available to patients beginning Summer 2015. https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20150521/217827LOGO The announcement comes just one month after Aptensio XR received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Aptensio XR is an extended-release formulation of methylphenidate capsule with an onset of effect of 1 hour and 12-hour duration of effect with approximately 40% of the active ingredient released immediately and approximately ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    MENLO PARK, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/22/15 -- Transifex, www.transifex.com, a leading Localization Automation Platform (LAP) for modern technology companies, will be sponsoring three UP Global Startup Weekend events in Brazil to help entrepreneurs bring their ideas to fruition. Startup Weekends are 54-hour events where developers, designers, marketers, product managers, and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products, and launch startups. Transifex will sponsor Startup Weekends in the following Brazilian cities: Florianopolis on May 22, Belo ... read more