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2012-11-13 08:34:46

UNION CITY, Calif., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, announced today that Don Wood, chief operations officer , will participate in Sidoti & Company's inaugural one-on-one conference on Monday, November 19, 2012. The conference will be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. About AbaxisAbaxis develops, manufactures, markets and sells portable blood analysis systems for...

2012-11-08 08:35:03

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., BOSTON and NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GNS Healthcare, Inc. (GNS), the leading healthcare data analytics company focused on enabling personalized medicine to improve human health, today announced that it has entered into a collaboration with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (Dana-Farber) and Mount Sinai School of Medicine (Mount Sinai) to create a data-driven computer model of multiple myeloma, the second most common blood cancer in the U.S. that constitutes...

2012-11-06 08:27:47

UNION CITY, Calif., Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, announced today that Don Wood, chief operations officer, will present at the Lazard Capital Markets 9(th) Annual Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. ET. The conference will be held at The Pierre Hotel in New York City. About AbaxisAbaxis develops, manufactures, markets and sells portable blood analysis...

2012-10-26 00:40:03

Findings from a nationwide study led by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute suggest that patients with advanced lung or colorectal cancer are frequently mistaken in their beliefs that chemotherapy can cure their disease. The study, published in the Oct. 25 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, found that 69 percent of patients with advanced lung cancer and 81 percent of patients with advanced colorectal cancer did not understand that the chemotherapy they were receiving was...

2012-10-23 11:24:48

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sysmex America, Inc. and Sysmex Corporation, Kobe, Japan, today announce the United States Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) clearance of the Sysmex® XN-Series Hematology Analyzers. Sysmex previously received a Medical Device License for the analyzers from Health Canada. The XN-Series enables laboratories of any size to implement advanced clinical parameters, including an all-new fluorescent platelet channel for Immature Platelet...

Lubricants Made From Vegetable Oil
2012-10-23 12:05:35

Oil-independence is the dream of many countries that lack raw materials. Nevertheless, black gold still retains its dominant role as a power source, and also serves as a basic material for the chemical industry. In order to change this, researchers started the “Integrated BioProduction” project. At the Fraunhofer Center for Chemical-Biotechnological Processes CBP in Leuna, the pilot plant-scale production of epoxides, made from domestic vegetable oils, begins in October. The...

2012-10-16 19:20:45

In the news release, Quest Diagnostics to Acquire Clinical Outreach Laboratory from UMass Memorial Medical Center; Plan to Build 'Lab of the Future' to Serve Massachusetts Health Care Community, issued 16-Oct-2012 by Quest Diagnostics over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the seventh paragraph, second sentence, should read "be neutral to earnings per share in 2013, and accretive to earnings per share in 2014," rather than "be neutral to earnings per share in 2012, and accretive...

2012-10-01 02:31:03

SPARKS, Md., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BD Diagnostics, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), announced today that Paul Bourbeau, Ph.D. has joined the Company as Director, North American Scientific Affairs, BD Diagnostics - Diagnostic Systems. Dr. Bourbeau brings experience from an impressive career in academics and clinical laboratory practice, most recently serving as Director of Microbiology, Geisinger Medical Laboratories, Danville, PA. In his new role, Dr. Bourbeau will...

2012-09-28 06:23:42

WINNIPEG, Sept. 27, 2012 /CNW/ - The Public Health Agency of Canada's National Microbiology Laboratory will hold a media briefing via teleconference to discuss the deployment of Agency scientists to the Democratic Republic of Congo to assist in the response to an outbreak of Ebola virus. Dr. Frank Plummer and Dr. Gary Kobinger will be available to answer questions from the media following their remarks. Date Friday, September 28, 2012Time 11:00 AM CDTLocation Media are invited to...

2012-09-13 02:27:43

UNION CITY, Calif., Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, announced today that Clint Severson, chairman and chief executive officer, will present at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. ET. The conference will be held at the Grand Hyatt New York Hotel in New York City. About AbaxisAbaxis develops, manufactures, markets and sells portable...