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Friday, June 3, 2011

  • Posted at 11:17 AM
    Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, announced that it is scheduled to speak at the Jefferies 2011 Global Healthcare Conference in New York City. The presentation is scheduled for Monday, June 6, 2011 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The presentation will be webcast live during the conference and will be available to registered investors on the following site: http://www.wsw.com/webcast/jeff60/dgx/ and to the public on www.QuestDiagnostics.com/investor. In addition, the archived webcast will be ... read more
  • Posted at 11:05 AM
    The sea buckthorn berry, a cherished Himalayan beauty and health care secret, introduced by Sibu Beauty (www.sibubeauty.com), was commended once again by Dr. Oz on his June 2 “The Dr. Oz Show” for its health benefits in losing weight, preventing constipation and a valuable base ingredient ... read more
  • Posted at 11:04 AM
    With a number of developmental programs currently being funded by US military, as well as revolutionary technology advances happening in the private sector, there is a new hunger for next generation night vision capabilities. IDGA’s 6th ... read more
  • Posted at 10:57 AM
    SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/03/11 -- The Direct Primary Care Coalition today announced their support for language in the Family and Retirement Health Investment Act of 2011, sponsored by Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-MN), which would allow monthly fees for direct primary care services to be treated as "qualified medical expenses" under Section 213(d) of the Internal Revenue Code. The bill marks another example of growing federal recognition of the importance of the ... read more
  • Posted at 10:53 AM
    Verastem, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing drugs to treat breast and other cancers by targeting cancer stem cells, today announced that co-founder and co-chair of the Scientific Advisory Board, Robert Weinberg, Ph.D., has won the 2011 ... read more
  • Posted at 10:50 AM
    NASA and the Georgia Institute of Technology will review the achievements of the agency's Space Shuttle Program and look ahead to the future of space exploration during a symposium June 6-8. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Georgia Tech will host "The Space Shuttle: An Engineering Milestone" at the university's Global Learning Center at 84 5th Street NW in Atlanta. The event is open to media. The symposium will bring together an international group of scientists, technologists, engineers, mission designers, policymakers and students to ... read more
  • Posted at 10:48 AM
    The Universal Reinsurance System (URS®) v 7.1 from StoneRiver, Inc. facilitates user interaction with a newly designed launch page optimized for clean, efficient navigation. The P&C reinsurance solution automates ceded and assumed reinsurance business, including reinsurance underwriting, claims processing, and accounting. URS is in production at dozens of insurance carriers across the country. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090302/CG77331LOGO) URS v7.1 also adds support for a Microsoft SQL Server relational database to the existing support for IBM DB2 and UDB. With the fresh launch page, ... read more
  • Posted at 10:45 AM
    Clinical Care Options (CCO), a leader in education for healthcare professionals, and several esteemed breast cancer experts will present a poster titled, "Utilization and clinical practice impact of an interactive tool for guiding choice of systemic adjuvant treatment (adj TX) for patients with early breast cancer (EBC): Abstract #6063" at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting, Saturday, June 4, 2011. Current guidelines list more than 20 regimens as options for adjuvant breast cancer treatment, and tools such Adjuvant! ... read more
  • Posted at 10:45 AM
    MDS Property Management Software has announced the full release of its fully integrated Job Costing and Project Management module for MDS Explorer. After years of development and testing, this product enables users to link Work Orders and invoices to Projects, Sub-Projects, Contracts and Change Orders making project management and related reporting easier than ever. "Many of our clients are already in the construction business and for them, this product is a perfect fit. Basically, it allows users to create ... read more
  • Posted at 10:39 AM
    Parents and caregivers are urged to use the summer break to make sure all students' immunizations are up to date before new regulations take effect in August, the Department of Health said today. To begin the 2011-12 school year, seventh grade students are required to have received: -- 1 dose of Meningococcal vaccine (meningitis) -- 1 dose of Tdap vaccine (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) Students in all grades are required to have received a ... read more
  • Posted at 10:38 AM
    BERKELEY, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/03/11 -- What: Washington, DC demonstration of eLEGS http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WcM0ruq28dc, a new wearable robot -- or exoskeleton -- used by patients with lower extremity paralysis or weakness. An artificially intelligent, bionic, battery-powered and ready-to-wear device, eLEGS powers wheelchair users up to get them standing and walking again. Five years in development, eLEGS provides unprecedented knee flexion, which translates into the most natural human gait available in any exoskeleton today. Who: Berkeley Bionics, (berkeleybionics.com) -- based in ... read more
  • Posted at 10:30 AM
    The principals of global creative agency ATTIK (www.attik.com) are very proud to announce the immediate addition of Paul Wang to their staff in the position of associate creative director, design. For the past two years, Paul has been Motorola's director of global brand design, where his expertise leading the company's global rebranding efforts is now felt in all aspects of its visual and verbal brand identity, worldwide. All told, Paul brings ATTIK more than 15 years of experience ... read more
  • Posted at 10:27 AM
    Opus Group Research, an independent research and advisory firm, has issued a report on Apricus Biosciences, Inc. (NasdaqCM: APRI) a company operating in the drug delivery, specialty pharmaceutical and clinical research organization (CRO) spaces. Based on analysis of Apricus Bio's achievements during the last 15 months ... read more
  • Posted at 10:26 AM
    Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) today announced PAYDAY: The Heist, a high-intensity squad-based first person shooter where players take on the role of a hardened career criminal pulling death-defying heists in the never-ending pursuit of the next "big score." Quick wit, an equally fast trigger finger and above all teamwork are the rules of engagement in PAYDAY: The Heist, available later this year on the PlayStation®Network and PC systems via digital download. "As a leading publisher of independent titles for both ... read more
  • Posted at 10:18 AM
    Cary Edgar, co-founder and key principal of Ancillary Care Solutions (ACS), the nationwide leader in helping healthcare organizations establish and manage physical and hand therapy programs, addressed the American Association of Orthopaedic Executives (AAOE) at its annual conference on May 24. In his presentation, Edgar discussed ... read more
  • Posted at 10:16 AM
    Speck has unveiled its latest innovative, protective hard-shell case for iPad 2: the endlessly useful and multi-functional HandyShell. Completely unique, the HandyShell features a flip-out thumb ring handle that gives iPad 2 users an easy, secure single-handed grip on the go. The versatile handle also functions ... read more
  • Posted at 10:07 AM
    We are advised by Pennsylvania Department of Health that journalists and other readers should disregard the news release, Department of Health Urges Parents to Use Summer Break to Make Sure Students' Vaccinations are Up-to-Date, issued 03-Jun-2011 over PR Newswire. It will be reissued at a later time. SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Health ... read more
  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    Nefsis® announced today it has added dual- and multi-monitor support to its video conferencing online service. Multi-monitor support gives business users more flexibility in arranging multipoint HD videos and live sharing screens across two or more monitors in desktop and conference room settings. The added flexibility is useful for online board meetings, sales presentations, and remote training programs. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110114/MM30776LOGO) Dual, flat-panel monitors in conference rooms have become a mainstream configuration, especially where a multi-purpose conference room PC is used ... read more
  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT), the world’s leading medical technology company, today announced it will participate in the 32nd annual Goldman Sachs Global Healthcare Conference on Thursday, June 9 , 2011, in Los Angeles, CA. Gary Ellis, senior vice president ... read more
  • Posted at 9:54 AM
    Onswipe announced today that it has raised a $5 million Series Awesome to keep up with overwhelming demand from both publishers and advertisers. Onswipe provides the ability for publishers to make their content look amazing on tablet devices such as iPad while providing an advertising platform ... read more