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Friday, December 9, 2011

  • Posted at 3:15 PM
    bioTheranostics, Inc., a bioMerieux company that develops innovative oncology diagnostic tests to inform personalized treatment, today announced results from studies that demonstrated the increased clinical utility of the Breast Cancer Index(SM) (BCI). These studies suggest that BCI, with its novel mechanism of action, provides oncologists with insight into the risk of late recurrence for estrogen receptor positive and lymph node negative (ER+, LN-) breast cancer patients (Abstract: P5-13-08). In addition, BCI appears to demonstrate significant predictive utility in ... read more
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    Baldwin Technology Company, Inc. (NYSE Amex: BLD), a global leader in process automation technology for the print media industry, announced that it has previously granted certain stock options as an inducement to accepting employment with the Company to its President and CEO, Mark T. Becker and ... read more
  • Posted at 2:53 PM
    Life Technologies Corporation today announced that its Ion Personal Genome Machine (PGM(TM)) was honored during the 24th annual Most Innovative New Product "MIP" Awards luncheon hosted by CONNECT in San Diego today. The judges recognized the PGM for its disruptive technology in the gene sequencing field. Since its launch in Dec. 2010, the PGM has had strong uptake in research labs around the world and has been key to help solve major public health threats this year. In June, the ... read more
  • Posted at 2:49 PM
    Governor Scott Walker and the Wisconsin Departments of Veterans Affairs, Workforce Development, and Military Affairs announce that UBM Studios' Milicruit, the recognized leader for virtual career fairs for veterans, is partnering with Wisconsin and five other Midwestern states to produce a Midwest Virtual Career Fair on December 13. Wisconsin is reaching out to veterans seeking jobs, and to employers, to expand access to workforce development resources aimed at individuals, veterans, businesses and workforce professionals. "Connecting Wisconsinites with jobs, with a ... read more
  • Posted at 2:48 PM
    Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), the leading Democratic appropriator for scientific research and author of the just-enacted neuroscience research initiative, will visit two research laboratories in Philadelphia's University City Science Center on Monday morning and explore their cutting-edge research in the neurosciences. The labs are Monell Chemical Senses Center and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Congressman Fattah is the senior Democrat on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and related agencies. He authored an initiative - approved by Congress ... read more
  • Posted at 2:32 PM
    Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) is pleased to announce that it has received a $9.3 million contribution, from an existing partner, providing further support through its Co-Pay Relief Program (CPR) for patients suffering from nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), breast cancer, colon cancer, rheumatoid arthritis and hepatitis C who are unable to afford their medical co-payments. These funds are currently available to qualified patients. PAF's CPR Program provides direct financial support for pharmaceutical co-payments to insured patients, including Medicare Part ... read more
  • Posted at 2:24 PM
    The following is a statement from Martin Harriman, Executive Vice President of Ecosystem Development and Satellite Business, at LightSquared: We are outraged by the illegal leak of incomplete government data to news organizations. This breach attempts to draw an inaccurate conclusion to negatively influence the future of LightSquared and narrowly serve the business interests of the GPS industry. The statement that testing shows that most GPS devices would be disrupted by LightSquared's operation is patently false. There is no way that ... read more
  • Posted at 2:23 PM
    HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 12/09/11 -- Methodist Willowbrook Hospital announces that it has received Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC), an international not-for-profit organization that focuses on transforming cardiovascular care by assisting facilities in their effort to create communities of excellence that bring together quality, cost and patient satisfaction. SCPC-accredited hospitals have achieved a higher level of expertise in dealing with patients who arrive with symptoms of a heart attack. They implement ... read more
  • Posted at 2:19 PM
    BHCC's Office of Community Education has partnered with the Pacific Northwest Tax School (PNWTS) to offer an online class titled "The Basic Tax Course." The course will address the new Internal Revenue Service testing requirements for tax preparers. The exam is expected to affect 300,000 to 500,000 existing tax preparers nationwide who must pass the new IRS exam by the end of 2013 or be forced to leave the industry. The IRS test is scheduled to be rolled out this spring. The ... read more
  • Posted at 2:15 PM
    Meridian Systems, the Plan-Build-Operate technology solutions leader for project-based organizations, recognized best-in-class organizations at its 14th Annual User Conference, October 11-13, 2011 in Huntington Beach, California by presenting the Meridian Systems Hall of Fame customer recognition awards. ... read more
  • Posted at 2:09 PM
    By finding loved ones the best hospital, best nursing homes and at-home healthcare service providers, you're ensuring them not only the healthiest possible golden years, but you're also affording yourself a less stressful life, knowing that your loved ones are getting the care they need and deserve. FindTheBest's Health-category offers several comparisons to help users find the perfect hospital, nursing home or at-home healthcare service provider based on criteria that is most important to them. There are a range of hospitals that ... read more
  • Posted at 2:08 PM
    Lighting Science Group (OTCBB: LSCG), one of the world's leading LED lighting manufacturers, announced today that its new low cost World Bulb(TM) -- an omnidirectional 60-watt equivalent A19 LED bulb -- has been selected as a 2012 International CES Innovations Design and Engineering Award Honoree. The Consumer Electronics Association's (CEA)® International CES Innovations Awards recognize outstanding design and engineering advancements across 32 consumer electronics product groupings -- Lighting Science Group's product was honored in the Eco-Design & Sustainable Technologies category. ... read more
  • Posted at 2:06 PM
    INDIANAPOLIS, IN -- (Marketwire) -- 12/09/11 -- AMD LASERS, a global leader in dental lasers and dental laser education, announced that the company's founder and current president Alan Miller was recognized by a global media firm with the first annual 2011 Dental Tribune Award for Innovation. The first annual Dental Tribune Awards ceremony occurred on November 28th at the Greater New York Dental Meeting, one of the largest dental exhibitions in the world. Dental Tribune International (DTI) President Torsten ... read more
  • Posted at 1:43 PM
    Former Senator John E. Sununu will serve as honorary host of a Republican Presidential Campaign Surrogates Forum on Friday, December 16. Four Star General Anthony Zinni, USMC (Ret.), former Commander in Chief of U.S. Central Command, will keynote the event with a discussion on the local impact of U.S. global leadership. WMUR's Tom Griffith will moderate a panel with high-level surrogates for the GOP campaigns on the national security and foreign policy platforms of the candidates. Campaign surrogates ... read more
  • Posted at 1:24 PM
    The Congressional Men's Health Caucus and its Prostate Cancer Task Force held its first public briefing today to hear expert testimony regarding the United States Preventive Service Task Force's recent draft recommendation against the use of early screening tests for prostate cancer. The Men's Health Caucus and Prostate Task Force are headed up by Representatives Joe Baca, Jon Runyan, and Heath Shuler, who welcomed the featured speakers and spoke about their commitment to improving screening and treatment options for men ... read more
  • Trinity Medical Center Wins Appeal --- BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Dec. 9, 2011
    Posted at 1:22 PM
    The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals issued a unanimous (5-0) ruling today granting Trinity Medical Center its petition for a Writ of Mandamus. In doing so, the Court handed Trinity Medical Center a major victory in its ongoing fight to complete a state-of-the-art hospital along Highway 280. Trinity Medical Center received a Certificate of Need in 2010 for this long-awaited, strongly desired project, but its opponents, Brookwood Medical Center and St. Vincent's Hospital, have obstructed and delayed Trinity's efforts ... read more
  • Posted at 1:18 PM
    A select few physicians were honored with the prestigious 2011 Patients' Choice Award, and this year they include Dr. Craig D. Pope. (Photo: <font size="2" face="Arial"></font>) Only doctors who have received top scores by their patients and pass other quality measures are awarded the Patients' Choice Award. In fact, of the nation's 720,000 active physicians, just 5 percent were accorded this honor in 2011. Every month, millions of patients across the U.S. access websites like Vitals ( to share feedback about their ... read more
  • Posted at 1:15 PM
    Private Media Group, Inc. (OTCQB: PRVT) a worldwide leader in premium-quality adult entertainment products, today reported that on December 8, 2011, the Nevada State Court, Clark County, Nevada in the case Consipio Holding BV v. Private Media Group, Inc. (Case No. A-10-622802-B) (the "Nevada Action") granted the Plaintiffs' motion to change the date of the Company's 2011 Annual Meeting of Shareholders from December 15, 2011 to January 11, 2012. The Plaintiffs in the Nevada Action had moved the Court to ... read more
  • Posted at 1:11 PM
    In the slums of Mumbai, the taps have been installed by the municipality but in spite of promises from prominent politicians they continue to run dry. Tired of waiting for the authorities to respond to their numerous petitions and requests, 500 slum dwellers took to the street to protest for their right to water. The government plans to upgrade the slums have remained on paper, and basic amenities like water, health and sanitation are almost non-existent in slum neighborhoods. The ... read more