Results of a 10-week, phase 3 study published online in the American Journal of Medicine found the clinic systolic blood pressure (SBP) reductions of a fixed-dose combination of azilsartan medoxomil and chlorthalidone were significantly greater at six and ten weeks than those of azilsartan medoxomil co-administered with hydrochlorothiazide. Data also showed that more patients achieved their target blood pressure levels at the end of six and 10 weeks (secondary endpoints) when taking the azilsartan medoxomil and chlorthalidone fixed-dose combination.
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Computing Now, the IEEE Computer Society's online gateway for computing technology articles, news, and multimedia, has added targeted channels, industry-focused articles, weekly polls, leading bloggers, and solutions centers.
Adding industry articles and other new features to Computing Now's deep bench of news, multimedia, and peer-reviewed research will greatly increase the site's appeal as the online destination for computing technology leaders.
"When we launched Computing Now in 2008, our goal was to provide readers and subscribers with online access to the IEEE ... read more
AVI-SPL, the world's leading video communications partner, resumes its Collaboration Expo event series September 13 in Chicago and continues onto New York City, Tampa, Fla., and Anaheim, Calif. this fall. The free event features networking and live demonstrations from more than 25 leading manufacturers of communication and collaborative technology.
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Headlining as keynote speaker is industry veteran Andrew W. Davis, researcher, analyst and co-founder of Wainhouse Research - a boutique analyst firm concentrating on collaborative products and services, including unified ... read more
In his keynote speech at this year's Comsys VSAT2012 conference in London on September 12, Hughes President, Pradman Kaul, will present the company's vision to expand its successful HughesNet consumer broadband business in North America following the launch of its new generation EchoStar XVII satellite with JUPITER(®) high-throughput technology, and the global potential of Ka-band technology.
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Comsys VSAT2012 is the world's leading event to focus solely on VSAT technologies, products, services, and applications, bringing together delegates from all sectors ... read more
Adynxx, a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing a first-in-class platform of therapeutics to address pain at its molecular roots, announced today that its lead investigational drug candidate for the prevention of acute and chronic post-operative pain, AYX1, was well-tolerated in a Phase 1 clinical study.
The 30-subject, dose-escalating study evaluated AYX1 in five cohorts of healthy volunteers. AYX1 was well-tolerated at all dose levels, with no serious adverse events reported and no subjects withdrawing from the study. This positions Adynxx to ... read more
The Department of Defense continues to modernize its tactical communications infrastructure with additional orders for the ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) LinkWay(S2) IP Network Modem System. LinkWay(S2) modems are backward compatible with legacy LinkWay systems and these modems will replace LinkWay2100 series hardware, setting the stage for network-wide transitions to the LinkWay( S2) system. The DoD has based the majority of its tactical network on LinkWay® systems since 2003.
The LinkWay updates provide forward looking capabilities and features, including ... read more
ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, has received authorization from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to certify electronic health records for the next stage of Meaningful Use requirements.
The certification program of Health and Human Services' Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) was enacted to strengthen the security of electronic health records, reduce operational costs, protect private patient information and help providers become "meaningful users." The new Stage 2 requirements, ... read more
SEATTLE, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Oncothyreon Inc. (Nasdaq: ONTY) today
announced that an ongoing Phase 2 trial of PX-866 in patients with
recurrent or metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer will be
expanded to include an additional group of up to 25 patients whose
disease has begun to progress while receiving abiraterone (Zytiga®) and
prednisone. PX-866 is Oncothyreon's small molecule compound designed to
inhibit the activity of phosphatidylinositol-3-kinase (PI-3K), a
component of an important cell survival signaling pathway.
The open label Phase ... read more
Inc., a global service provider for connected devices, has closed an
additional $10 million in financing to build on its leadership position
as an enabler of flexible cloud-based connectivity solutions. Philippe
Vallée, representing GemVentures, will join Macheen’s Board of Directors
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Erado, the nation's leading service in SaaS based archiving of electronic communications, announces that Brian Keohi, Director of Business Development at Erado, will speak at the Summit Brokerage Services' 2012 Summit National Convention.
The convention takes place at the Boca Raton Resort and Club, in Boca Raton, FL, on October 3-6, 2012. Brian Keohi will discuss the issues of social media compliance on Saturday, October 6, 2012.
Summit Brokerage Services, Inc. is a Florida-based financial services company that provides a broad range ... read more
Siegel+Gale (www.siegelgale.com) today announced the launch of digital work completed on behalf of its client ADWEA, a major supplier of water and power to the Abu Dhabi region. By uncovering ADWEA's story and developing a clear purpose, the global strategic branding firm created a digital roadmap that delivers a unique brand experience.
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The Authority's clarified purpose -- to protect and nourish people, profits and the planet -- more accurately expresses what ADWEA represents to its region and customers. ... read more
On Monday, October 15, 2012, the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) will present its 11th annual An Enduring Vision benefit at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. Award-winning CNN anchor Anderson Cooper will host, and Founder Sir Elton John and Chairman David Furnish will pay tribute to several esteemed philanthropists by presenting EJAF's Enduring Vision Awards to long-time supporters Robert Kraft, Diana Jenkins, and Joseph Blount.
Bob Kraft has been a loyal and generous supporter of the Foundation for many ... read more
The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority recently conducted an assessment of nursing homes with high and low healthcare-associated infection (HAI) rates that shows nursing homes with low infection rates implemented best practices better overall, but lacked in some areas compared to nursing homes with higher infection rates, according to an article published in the September Pennsylvania Patient Safety Advisory released today.
From October 2010 through November 2011, the Authority conducted on-site assessment visits to 10 Pennsylvania nursing homes with high HAI rates ... read more
Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX), a premier ocean transportation and logistics company, has been honored by CIO magazine as a recipient of the 2012 CIO 100 award. The 25th annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT). This is the second time Matson has achieved this level of recognition by the publication, with the first honor occurring in 2010.
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A recent public opinion survey commissioned by Oral Health America and sponsored by Oral Healthcare Can't Wait and Procter & Gamble, revealed that Americans are more likely to take a pain killer for a toothache than to consult a dentist. Of those who don't regularly see a dentist, most (73 percent) give financial considerations as the reason. (1) These results confirm that many are still struggling financially in this country and oral health often suffers as a consequence.
The ... read more
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) today announced it has awarded four new grants through its prestigious Marshall A. Lichtman Specialized Center of Research (SCOR) research initiative, bringing the program's total funding to $260 million since its inception in 2000.
All Principal Investigators have long-time connections to LLS. They are Jerry M. Adams, Ph.D, The Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research; Jon C Aster, M.D., Ph.D., Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc.; Carl H. June, M.D., University of Pennsylvania; Jonathan ... read more
Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SVNT) today announced that Louis Ferrari, President and Chief Executive Officer of Savient, will present at the 6(th) Annual Imperial Capital Global Opportunities Conference on Thursday, September 20(th) at 10:30am Eastern Time at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in New York City.
A live webcast of the presentation can be accessed through the investor relations section of the Company's website at www.savient.com. Following the live presentation, a replay of the webcast will be available on the Company's website ... read more
Fuld & Company today announced the acquisition of Outward Insights, a competitive intelligence firm that specializes in intelligence process and strategic gaming consulting.
"Outward Insights broadens our capabilities to our clients by bringing scenario planning, war gaming and intelligence process design capabilities," said Leonard Fuld, Fuld president. "Additionally, it is led by Ken Sawka who is uniquely suited for our culture as prior to his leading his firm he managed our intelligence process and consulting practice."
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The Public Relations Society of America - National Capital Chapter (PRSA-NCC) will celebrate the value of public relations and honor the talent and innovation in Washington public relations professionals at its 44(th) annual Thoth Awards Gala occurring on Thursday, September 13 from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. at the National Press Club located at 529 14(th) St. NW in Washington, D.C.
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This year's awards gala theme is "Celebrating the Champions" ... read more
a leading contributor to Apache Hadoop projects, today announced four
new installments in its live webinar series: “The Future of Apache
Apache Hadoop has rapidly evolved to become the leading platform for
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