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2010-07-15 15:26:00

WALTHAM, Mass., July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (NYSE: IMA), a global leader in enabling individuals to take charge of their health at home through the merger of rapid diagnostics and health management, announced today that it has changed its name to Alere Inc., after shareholders approved the name change at its Annual Meeting of Stockholders held on July 14, 2010. The Company also announced that it expects its NYSE stock symbol to change from "IMA"...

2010-05-20 16:47:00

WALTHAM, Mass., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (NYSE: IMA), a global leader in enabling individuals to take charge of their health at home through the merger of rapid diagnostics and health management, announced today that it will attend the Citi Global Health Care Conference being held May 26 through 27, 2010 at the New York Hilton Hotel in New York City. Jon Russell, Vice President, Finance, will attend. Mr. Russell's presentation is scheduled for...

2010-05-20 16:40:00

WALTHAM, Mass., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (NYSE: IMA), a global leader in enabling individuals to take charge of their health at home through the merger of rapid diagnostics and health management, announced today that it will attend the Jefferies 2010 Global Life Sciences Conference being held June 8 through 11, 2010 at the Grand Hyatt, New York, New York. Ron Zwanziger, Chief Executive Officer, and Jon Russell, Vice President, Finance, will...

2010-05-08 14:57:00

WALTHAM, Mass., May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (NYSE: IMA), a global leader in enabling individuals to take charge of their health at home through the merger of rapid diagnostics and health management, announced today that it will attend the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Health Care Conference being held on May 11 -13, 2010 at The Grand Hyatt in New York, New York. Jon Russell, Vice President, Finance, will attend. Mr. Russell's presentation is...

2010-04-27 12:29:00

WALTHAM, Mass., April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (NYSE: IMA), a global leader in enabling individuals to take charge of their health at home through the merger of rapid diagnostics and health management, announced today that it will attend the Deutsche Bank 35th Annual Health Care Conference being held May 3 through 5, 2010 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. Ron Zwanziger, Chief Executive Officer, and Jon Russell, Vice President,...

2010-04-21 07:15:00

WALTHAM, Mass., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (NYSE: IMA), a global leader in enabling individuals to take charge of their health at home through the merger of rapid diagnostics and health management, today announced that it will release its first quarter 2010 earnings on Wednesday, April 28, 2010. The Company will also host a conference call beginning at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on that date to discuss these results and other corporate matters....

2010-03-29 13:53:00

BEIJING, March 29 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On March 27, 2010, Chinmax Medical Systems, Inc. held its 2010 Distributor Conference for Biosite products in Shanghai, during which the company discussed its lawsuit against Inverness Medical Beijing Co. Ltd. ("IMB"), a subsidiary of Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (NYSE: IMA). In its lawsuit, Chinmax alleges that Inverness has illegally imported a large quantity of Biosite Triage products beginning in August 2009, and sold the products to...

2010-03-08 04:00:00

SHANGHAI, March 8 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On January 28, 2010, Chinmax Medical Systems, Inc., a leading distributor of clinical diagnostics in China, filed a civil complaint in the People's Court of Yangpu District, Shanghai against Inverness Medical Beijing Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (NYSE: IMA). According to the complaint, Chinmax is the exclusive distributor in China of diagnostics products manufactured by Biosite Incorporated, a leading cardiac...

2010-02-25 07:35:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (NYSE: IMA), a global leader in enabling individuals to take charge of their health at home through the merger of rapid diagnostics and health management, announced today that it will attend the RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference being held March 2 through 3, 2010 at the New York Palace Hotel in New York City. Jon Russell, Vice President, Finance, will attend. Mr. Russell is scheduled to...

2010-02-24 09:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (NYSE: IMA), a global leader in enabling individuals to take charge of their health at home through the merger of rapid diagnostics and health management, announced today that it will attend the J.P. Morgan Global High Yield & Leveraged Finance Conference being held on March 1 through 3, 2010 at the Loews Miami Beach in Miami, Florida. Jon Russell, Vice President, Finance, will attend. Mr. Russell's...


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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