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Friday 31st October 2014

PhotoMedex to Hold Third Quarter 2014 Conference Call on November 6th

PhotoMedex, Inc. (NasdaqGS and TASE: PHMD) will hold a conference call to discuss the Company’s third quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. A press release to announce those results will be issued on November 6th, prior to the opening of the U.S. stock market. To participate in the confe...

Amphenol Announces Fourth Quarter 2014 Dividend Payment

Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) confirmed today that its Board of Directors approved the fourth quarter 2014 dividend on its Common Stock in the amount of $.125 per share at its meeting held on October 30, 2014. The Company will pay this fourth quarter 2014 dividend on or about January 5, 2015 to shareholders of record as of December 5, 2014. Amph...

Visterra Announces Additions to Its Management Team and Board of Directors

– Veteran Biotech Executive José M. Trevejo, MD, PhD, to Head Clinical Development and Regulatory Affairs; Industry Leader Akshay Vaishnaw, MD, PhD, FRCP Elected to Board – Visterra, Inc., a biotechnology company that uses its proprietary technology platform to identify unique disease targets and design novel therapeutics, today announced two key ...

NephroGenex to Participate in Two Healthcare Conferences in November

NephroGenex, Inc. (NASDAQ:NRX), a pharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutics to treat kidney disease, today announced that Chief Executive Officer, Pierre Legault will present a corporate overview of the Company and meet with investors at the Bio-Europe® 2014 healthcare conference in Frankfurt, Germany. The presentation wil...

Insmed to Host Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results Conference Call on Thursday, November 6, 2014

Insmed Incorporated (Nasdaq: INSM), today announced that the Company will release financial results for the three month and nine months ended September 30, 2014, before the opening of the stock market on Thursday, November 6, 2014. Will Lewis, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Andy Drechsler, Chief Financial Officer, will host a conferenc...

Treating cataracts, a leading cause of preventable blindness worldwide

Cataracts are a serious but common eye condition affecting more than 20 million worldwide. A patient in Brazil tells her story.

Welsh public asked to sign petition supporting safe staffing bill

The Royal College of Nursing in Wales has called on the public to back proposed legislation for minimum safe staffing levels to be introduced.

Hair Restoration Pioneer Presents Advances in Robotic Hair Transplants at ISHRS 2014

Dr. Robert M. Bernstein presented the ARTAS Hair Studio™ digital hair transplant design software and robotic recipient site creation using the ARTAS® Robotic Hair Transplant system, each advances in key aspects of hair transplantation, at the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons (ISHRS) annual meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Saturday, October 11th, 2014. Kuala Lumpur, Mal...

IBM kooperiert mit Repsol bei Suche nach Ölquellen

ARMONK (IT-Times) - IBM gab eine strategische Partnerschaft mit dem spanischen Energie-Unternehmen Repsol bekannt. Die Zusammenarbeit soll langfristig die Kosten auf der Suche nach neuen Ölfeldern ...

Mycobacterial Infection in Fitz-Hugh-Curtis Syndrome

Infections with nontuberculous mycobacteria can sometimes occur in immunocompromised patients. How do they develop, and how are they most effectively diagnosed? BMC Women's Health

Omalizumab and Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis in CF

Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis is a severe complication in patients with cystic fibrosis. Will this targeted therapy improve outcomes? Therapeutic Advances in Respiratory Disease

Is CKD-Mineral Bone Disorder Really a Syndrome?

How do clinicians classify chronic kidney disease-mineral bone disorder, and how could the classification affect patient care? Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

Coffee Consumption and Mortality

Is that daily cup of coffee beneficial to your health? This meta-analysis investigates coffee's impact on mortality from cancer, cardiovascular disease, and all causes. American Journal of Epidemiology

Arsenic in Drinking Water and Diabetes Incidence

Could long-term exposure to low-levels of arsenic in drinking water be contributing to the diabetes epidemic? Environmental Health Perspectives

Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak -- Nigeria, July-September 2014

Nigeria, unlike other affected countries, has successfully contained a potentially serious Ebola outbreak, with no new cases since August 31. How did they do it? Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report

Simple Protocol to Reduce Cardiac Device Infections

With more implanted cardiac devices comes greater risk for surgical site infections. Europace

Does Baseline Hematocrit Influence Reactivity to Clopidogrel?

How's the interpretation of platelet function testing different for PCI patients with significant anemia? American Heart Journal

Acute Bronchodilator Responses in Moderate to Severe COPD

Do bronchodilators lose their punch over time -- in patients with moderate to severe COPD? Respiratory Research

Opioids vs PT for Management of Chronic Back Pain

Think twice if you're prescribing the quick-fix of opioid analgesia when patients present with chronic low back pain. Journal for Nurse Practitioners

Follow-Up After Gestational Diabetes

Women whose pregnancy was complicated by gestational diabetes have a greatly increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Are they receiving adequate follow-up? BMC Public Health

Impact of Air Pollution in Children With Wheezing or Asthma

Learn more about the effects of traffic-related pollution on the exacerbation of asthma and respiratory infections in children suffering from asthma or wheezing. BMC Pulmonary Medicine

Uptake of Treatment for HCV Among Inner City Residents

How accessible is treatment and care for hepatitis C patients across the socioeconomic spectrum? Liver International

Renal Effects of Dapagliflozin in Patients With T2DM

Are SGLT-2 inhibitors renoprotective? Therapeutic Advances in Endocrinology and Metabolism

Participation of the Elderly Population in Clinical Trials

What barriers prohibit the elderly from greater participation in clinical trials and how can they be surmounted? Cancer Control: Journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center

New Research Points to Poor Prognosis with this Mesothelioma Subtype, According to Surviving Mesothelioma

Scientists say a subset of patients with epithelioid mesothelioma – the type of that is usually most responsive to treatment – may face as big a challenge as those with biphasic or sarcomatoid. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 Doctors in Croatia say not all types of epithelioid mesothelioma respond to treatment in the same way. Their study of microscopic (histological) differences in meso...

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