Healthy lifestyle choices and emergency room interventions can help prevent first-time strokes, according to revised American Heart Association/American Stroke Association guidelines.
The guidelines, last updated in 2006, will be published in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.
"Between 1999 and 2006, there's been over a 30 percent reduction in stroke death rates in the United States and we think the majority of the reduction is coming from better prevention," said Larry B. Goldstein, M.D., chairman of the statement writing ... read more
Todd Shipyards Corporation (NYSE:TOD) announced that the U.S. Navy
(“Navy”) has awarded to its wholly owned subsidiary, Todd Pacific
Shipyards Corporation (“Todd Pacific” or the “Company”), a $3,739,714.00
modification to previously awarded contract N00024-08-C-4416. This
contract modification represents an exercised option for the Docking
... read more
Software®, a provider of loan marketing,
originating and processing software, has expanded The
Calyx Network with an Interface Update. The Calyx Network allows
users of Point
to connect directly with lenders and mortgage service providers,
... read more
International Rectifier Corporation (IR) (NYSE: IRF) will mark 50 years
of listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) by ringing The Opening
Bell at 6:30 a.m. PST on Tuesday, December 7.
IR, founded in 1947 in El Segundo, California, was one of the first ... read more
Life Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: LIFE) today announced that
Biosystems Attune™ Acoustic Focusing Cytometer has been named one of
the Top Ten Innovations of 2010 by The Scientist Magazine. On an annual
basis for the past three years, the publication gathers a panel of
... read more
The U.S. House of Representatives has made a tremendous investment in the health of our nation's children with the historic passage of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. The legislation, which enjoyed broad bipartisan support in the U.S. Senate, will give our kids a healthy start in life with access to nutritious meals and more opportunities for physical activity during the school day. Removing junk food and sugary beverages from school vending machines and a la carte lines and strengthening ... read more
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski
announced that he has circulated an Order to his FCC colleagues
regarding the preservation of the open Internet, which is scheduled for
a vote at the Commission’s December 21 open meeting. In response to the
Order, Gary Shapiro, ... read more
unveiled new holiday shopping data that shows the increasing influence
of customer conversations on holiday purchases and brand relationships.
Bazaarvoice connected global consumers to more than 2.7 billion customer
opinions, answers, and stories over the course of Thanksgiving Week
... read more
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/02/10 -- Stamps.com® (NASDAQ: STMP) today announced that it completed payment of the $2.00 special dividend to shareholders of record on November 11, 2010, with total shares of 14,471,586 receiving the dividend for a total cash payment of $28,943,172. The Company expects to incur one-time expenses of approximately $3.5 million during the fourth quarter of 2010 related to the special dividend and its effect on employee stock options.
Based upon a preliminary tax ... read more
PC Connection, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCCC), a leading direct marketer of
information technology (IT) products and services, today announced that
the Company is scheduled to present to investors on Tuesday, December
14, 2010, at the Raymond James IT Supply Chain Conference, located at
the InterContinental The Barclay, ... read more
Sigma Life Science, the innovative biological products and research services business of Sigma-Aldrich® Corporation (Nasdaq: SIAL), today announced that its genetically modified reporter cell lines - based on the CompoZr zinc finger nuclease (ZFN) technology - takes the silver medal position in The Scientist magazine's Top Ten Innovations for 2010. This latest award continues Sigma Life Science's track record of success in the magazine's prestigious life science innovation competition, following third place in 2008's inaugural awards for the CompoZr custom ... read more
Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately-held specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced U.S. FDA approval and launch of its topotecan hydrochloride for injection, a chemotherapy agent, in conjunction with the innovator's patent expiry. Sagent's topotecan is available in 4 mg single-dose latex-free vials. This is the latest product to feature Sagent's proprietary PreventIV Measures(TM) packaging and labeling that is designed to aid in product differentiation and to help with the reduction of medication errors. According to 2010 IMS data, ... read more
Electro Rent Corporation (NASDAQ:ELRC) today announced that Tanya
Jamison has joined Electro Rent as Worldwide Director of Marketing, a
newly created position.
Jamison comes to Electro Rent from a successful 20-plus year career at
Agilent Technologies (a spin-off of ... read more
PPD, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPDI) today announced it has appointed Elena Logan as
senior vice president of global central labs. In this role, Ms. Logan
will provide strategic direction for the company’s state-of-the-art
global central laboratory operations, which are strategically located
across three continents.
... read more
a metasearch engine owned by InfoSpace, Inc. (NASDAQ:INSP) that combines
results from all leading search engines including Bing, Google, and
Yahoo!, today revealed its annual list of favorite “fetches,” or
searches. With the start of the new decade, informally referred to as
... read more
PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/02/10 -- TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced that it will release its financial results for fourth quarter and fiscal year 2010 on December 21, 2010. TIBCO's fourth quarter ended on November 30, 2010.
TIBCO's Q4 2010 earnings press release will be issued through Marketwire and the company's website at www.tibco.com on December 21, 2010, after the close of the market. The company will host its Q4 2010 earnings conference call at ... read more
REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/02/10 -- Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL) today announced that its second quarter fiscal year 2011 results will be released on Thursday, December 16th, after the close of the market. Oracle will host a conference call and live web broadcast at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time to discuss the financial results. The live web broadcast will be available on the Oracle Investor Relations website at http://www.oracle.com/investor.
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) is the world's most complete, ... read more
REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/02/10 -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)
Today, Oracle announced a world record TPC-C benchmark result for Oracle® Database 11g Release 2 on a SPARC Supercluster with SPARC T3-4 servers(1), beating the fastest IBM TPC-C result with DB2 running on IBM's POWER7-based server cluster(2).
Achieving 30,249,688 transactions per minute (tpmC) with a price/performance of $1.01/tpmC, the winning SPARC Supercluster with SPARC T3-4 servers consisted of 27 SPARC T3-4 servers with flash storage technology using ... read more
Contact®, Inc. (Nasdaq: CTCT), a leading provider of email
media marketing and online
survey tools for small organizations, today announced its chief
financial officer, Harpreet Grewal, will present at ... read more