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Thursday 20th November 2014

Gabelli Healthcare & Wellnessrx Trust Declares Fourth Quarter Distribution of $0.12 Per Share and Announces Additional Year End Distribution

The Board of Trustees of The Gabelli Healthcare & WellnessRx Trust (NYSE:GRX) (the “Fund”) reaffirms its quarterly distribution policy and declared a $0.12 per share cash distribution payable on December 19, 2014 to common shareholders of record on December 12, 2014. The Board of Trustees also declared an additional year end cash distribut...

Herald Square Dental Launches New Cosmetic Website

The new website offers more content, new features and a limited time special offer. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 20, 2014 Herald Square Dental is excited to announce the launch of their new cosmetic website. Visit Herald Square Dental's brand-new website at and discover a limited time special offer as well as a variety of other great new features. The new co...

Becker Professional Education Announces Partnership with American Medical Student Association

Collaboration will help students prepare for United States Medical Licensing Examination® Becker Professional Education announced today a new partnership with the American Medical Student Association (AMSA), a nonprofit organization committed to representing the concerns of physicians in training, to help prepare medical students for success on the Un...

UPDATE 2-Ebola becomes latest stock scam, U.S. SEC says

(Adds background on companies, SEC strategy, Bravo comment)

Doctor who treated source of second Mali Ebola outbreak dies

BAMAKO (Reuters) - A doctor in Mali who treated the patient that sparked a second wave of Ebola in the West African nation has died, the government announced on Thursday.

UPDATE 1-Doctor who treated source of second Mali Ebola outbreak dies

(Adds government statement, details on conflicting death toll figures)

Genclis SAS Coordinate a Roundtable in a Molecular Allergology Seminar

Nancy, France, November 20, 2014 - Genclis, a molecular diagnostic company in the fields of allergy and cancer, will attend the 2nd French Molecular Allergology Seminar in Paris on November 22 and 23 ( Dr. Sandrine Jacquenet, Director of the Allergy franchise at Genclis, will chair a roundtable on drug and food allergies linked to the alpha-gal molecule. This seminar ...

VA Puget Sound Health Care System Nurse Receives DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

The DAISY Foundation and UnitedHealthcare partner to award nurses for delivering quality and compassionate care Joseph Smith, RN, at VA Puget Sound Health Care System received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses, presented by The DAISY Foundation and UnitedHealthcare, at a special ceremony today in Seattle. Joseph Smith, RN, at VA Puget Soun...

Spencer Young Appointed President of HMS Holdings Corp. HealthDataInsights, Inc. Subsidiary

HMS, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY), today announced that Spencer Young has been appointed President of its HealthDataInsights, Inc. ("HDI") subsidiary. He succeeds Andrea Benko who was in the role when HMS acquired HDI in December 2011. HDI provides payment integrity services for Federal, State and commercial customers...

Agilent Technologies Announces Cash Dividend of 10 Cents per Share

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) today announced that a quarterly dividend of 10 cents per share of common stock will be paid on Jan. 28, 2015, to all shareholders of record as of the close of business on Jan. 6, 2015. The timing and amounts of future dividends are subject to determination and approval by Agilent’s board. About...

FDA clears Purdue's abuse-deterrent painkiller

FDA clears Purdue's abuse-deterrent painkiller

UPDATE 4-Sanofi touts new drugs but diabetes outlook disappoints

* Sees up to six new drug launches in 2015, 18 by end 2020

Agilent Technologies Names Patrick Kaltenbach, Jacob Thaysen Business Group Presidents; New Organization Designed to Support Customers, Growth

Company Announces Three Reporting Segments as of Q1 FY15 Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) today announced it has named two new business presidents and realigned its businesses to better serve customers. Patrick Kaltenbach has been named senior vice president, Agilent, and president of the Life Sciences and Applied Markets Group (LSAG) busine...

NephroGenex Announces Closing of $12 Million Term Loan Facility

NephroGenex, Inc. (Nasdaq:NRX), a pharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutics to treat kidney disease, announced today that it has closed on a $12 million term loan facility with East West Bank. Funds from the term loan will be utilized for working capital purposes, including the advancement of the Company’s clinical development pro...

BRIEF-Blackstone to buy residential assets from GE Real Estate

Agrees to buy Japan residential assets from GE Real Estate for more than 190 billion yen. Further company coverage:

Vertex to Present at Deutsche Bank BioFEST on December 2

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that management will participate in a fireside chat at the Deutsche Bank BioFEST in Boston on December 2 at 8:45 a.m. ET. Management’s remarks can be accessed live through Vertex’s website at www.vrtx.

Anthro Introduces Steve’s Station Essential, the Essential Desk for Radiology

Anthro Corporation, Technology Furniture®, the Portland, Oregon manufacturer of radiology stand up desks, introduces the newest member of its award-winning Steve’s Station® family. The Steve’s Station Essential model earns its name by giving imaging professionals the essential features they need, at a very competitive price point.

Soterix Medical Awarded Patent for Limited Energy Neuromodulation

Soterix Medical Inc. announces receipt of allowance of claims from the U.S. Patent Office for an application covering Limited Total Energy (LTE) neuromodulation. The claims cover a system and meth

Axxess Wins Excellence in Healthcare Technology Award

Company Recognized by D CEO Magazine as a Healthcare Leader Axxess, an industry leader in home health management software, garnered a coveted industry award ‘Achievement in Medical Devices/Technology’ from D CEO magazine. The prestigious Dallas/Fort Worth business magazine honored DFW healthcare industry leaders at an award ceremony and feat...

Overweight cancer patients may be malnourished

(Reuters Health) – Overweight cancer patients may benefit from being tested for malnutrition, according to a new study.

Ozonetel Announces Zoho CRM Integration with CloudAgentTM

Ozonetel, telco-grade multichannel communications platform on the cloud, unveiled its latest integration with Zoho CRM, one of the leading CRM players in the market. The integration provides businesses with a cost-effective, enhanced customer management solution. Businesses are looking for plug & play solutions, which work seamlessly without installing...

EMA updates conflict of interest policy

EMA updates conflict of interest policy

Tech Council of Maryland to Honor Augustine, Hockmeyer and Kirwan with Lifetime Achievement Awards

Annual Gala to Take Place February 19 in Bethesda The Tech Council of Maryland (TCM), Maryland’s largest technology trade association for life science and technology, today announced that it will honor former Lockheed Martin Corporation Chairman and CEO Norman Augustine, MedImmune, Inc. Founder Dr. Wayne Hockmeyer and University System of Mary...

Poor sleep tied to inflammation in teens

(Reuters Health) – Teens who don’t get enough sleep may be at risk for chronic problems later in life from increased inflammation throughout the body, according to a new study.

PixarBio CEO Frank Reynolds to Be Honored with 2014 Irish Education 100 Award Following Nomination by St. Joseph’s University

PixarBio Corporation is pleased to announce that its CEO Frank Reynolds will receive the prestigious 2014 Irish Education 100 Award, a listing of leading figures in education across the United States. The Irish Consul General will hold a special celebration next month in New York City to honor all inductees. “I am extremely proud to be included ...

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