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Sheppard Mullin Adds Los Angeles Corporate Partner James Thompson
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - November 20, 2015) - James J. Thompson has joined Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as a partner in the firm's Corporate practice group, based in the firm's Los Angeles office. Thompson joins from Snell & Wilmer.

The Imperative Fund CEO Camilo Galvis' Interview on "The Big Biz Show" Now Available for Online Streaming

InsideTrack Blends Social Finance, Student Coaching and Consulting to Improve College Outcomes Nationwide
InsideTrack, a leading student success organization, has announced the launch of a new initiative called Completion Catalyst, aimed at enhancing student success programs at community colleges using social impact bond financing

NeuroRx Provides Clinical Development Update for Cyclurad(TM), a Novel Treatment for Acute Suicidal Crisis in Bipolar Disorder
NeuroRx, a clinical stage pharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics for the treatment of central nervous system disorders, today announced its plans for advancing Cyclurad™, the company's lead drug candidate, into a Phase II/III clinical trial for the treatment of acute suicidal crisis associated with bipolar depression

Higher Education Advocates Discuss Coaching as a Strategy for Reducing Achievement Gaps
InsideTrack, the nation's leading provider of student success coaching solutions, joined with civil rights and business leaders this week to focus on improving educational outcomes among African-American students at a conference co-hosted by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF).

Clinical Trial Results for Actimab-A Presented at the 57th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 08, 2015) - Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ATNM) ("Actinium" or "the Company"), is a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative targeted payload immunotherapeutics for the treatment of advanced cancers. Actinium announced today that Dr

Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging Assembles Top Experts on Aging
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - December 01, 2015) - The Milken Institute today announced the creation of an advisory board to help shape the agenda of its new Center for the Future of Aging.

Actinium Announces Strong Presence at 57th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting December 4-8, 2015
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 01, 2015) - Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ATNM) ("Actinium" or "the Company"), is a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative targeted payload immunotherapeutics for the treatment of advanced cancers

Reuters names Sue Brooks global head of product for Reuters News Agency
NEW YORK, NOVEMBER 16, 2015 - Today Reuters, the world's largest international multimedia news provider, announced that Sue Brooks will be joining as the Global Head of Product for Reuters News Agency. Based in London, Ms

Glassdoor(R) Appoints Kristina Leslie to Board of Directors
Glassdoor, the world's most transparent jobs and recruiting marketplace, today announced it has appointed Kristina Leslie, former chief financial officer of DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc., to its board of directors. She will serve as chair of the audit committee, overseeing the company's financial reporting and disclosure processes.

MOKO's REC*IT App, Now on Over 1,000 U.S. Colleges Including Ivy League Schools, Exhibits Explosive Growth
MOKO Social Media Limited (NASDAQ: MOKO) (ASX: MKB)

Hillman Foundation Announces 2015 Innovations in Care Winners
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - November 02, 2015) - The Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation today announced the 2015 recipients of the Hillman Innovations in Care Program, a multi-year initiative created to expand leading edge, nursing-driven programs that address the healthcare needs of vulnerable populations

New Jersey Orthodontics Practice Welcomes New Dentist for Extended Patient Services
Dr. Patrick T. Cuozzo, a New Jersey orthodontist, is announcing the addition of Dr. Philip K. Josephs to his practice. Dr. Josephs will be performing a number of treatments at Cuozzo Orthodontic Specialists, bringing expertise in both orthodontics and periodontics (gum care). Dr. Cuozzo says Dr

"Keys Under Doormats" Authors Receive M3AAWG J.D. Falk Award for Clarifying Insecurity of Government-Mandated Access to Documents
M3AAWG 35th General Meeting -- The 15 highly-respected computer scientists and security experts who came together to outline how law enforcement's proposed requirement for "backdoor" access to all encrypted files would actually make the Internet more vulnerable to crime and deception were recognized for their work today with the M3AAWG 2015 J.D. Falk Award

CBIS Appoints the Son of the Legendary Pan-Africanist, Marcus Garvey, Internationally Accredited Cardiovascular Surgeon Dr. Julius Garvey to Both Scientific & New International Governmental Affairs Boards
Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC PINK: CBIS), a U.S. company specializing in cannabis formulation-based drug development, today announced that the noted and highly credentialed New York cardiovascular surgeon, long time advocate for Africa and the African Diaspora, health and social activist, and the son of the legendary Pan-Africanist, Marcus Garvey, Dr

Three Start-Ups Awarded Coveted Spots in Blue Ridge Labs @ Robin Hood Incubator
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - October 16, 2015) - At an event at the Robin Hood Foundation yesterday seven teams competed for three spots in the Catalyst incubator at Blue Ridge Labs @ Robin Hood. A prominent panel of judges declared Heat Seek NYC, JustFix

GPCI 2015 Report Unveils World's Most Powerful Cities
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Jindal University Prof. First Indian to be Selected as Next Generation Antitrust Scholar by ABA and NYU
Business Wire IndiaJindal Global Law School’s (JGLS) Assistant Professor of competition law and policy, Prof. Avirup Bose, has been selected by the American Bar Association (ABA) and the New York University (NYU) to present his research at the prestigious ‘2016 Next Generation of Antitrust Scholars Conference’, scheduled to be held at the NYU School of Law on January 22, 2016

Moody’s Welcomes Appointment of Richard Cantor to APEC Business Advisory Council
Business Wire IndiaMoody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) is pleased to announce that Dr. Richard Cantor, Chief Risk Officer of Moody’s Corporation and Chief Credit Officer for Moody’s Investors Service, has been named to the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) Business Advisory Council. Dr

Takeda to Present Data from Ixazomib’s Phase 3 Study in Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma at Upcoming American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting
Business Wire IndiaTakeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) announced that it will present Phase 3 data from the TOURMALINE-MM1 ixazomib clinical trial at the 57th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting to be held in Orlando, Florida from December 5 to 8, 2015

Mizuho Securities USA Announces New Director of Research
Mizuho Securities USA ("MSUSA"), the U.S. investment banking subsidiary of the global Mizuho Financial Group (NYSE: MFG), today announced the appointment of Sheryl Skolnick, Ph.D., as Managing Director and Director of Research. Ms. Skolnick will focus on the further expansion of MSUSA's equity research by building out and extending sector coverage

Daxor Corporation Appoints Michael Feldschuh as Executive Vice President
Daxor Corp (NYSE MKT: DXR) announced today that it has appointed Michael Feldschuh as Executive Vice President, to head business development and strategic initiatives for Daxor Corporation as part of the firm's effort to build its medical device business.

Spark Networks(R) Appoints Michael S. Egan as CEO and Lee K. Barba to the Board of Directors
On December 15, 2014, Spark Networks, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LOV) (the "Company") announced the appointment of Michael S. Egan as Chief Executive Officer, effective January 2, 2015. In conjunction with Mr. Egan's appointment, Michael J. McConnell will step down from his position as Interim Executive Chairman on January 2, 2015, but will retain his role as Chairman of the Board of Directors

Times Square Hotel's New Infographic Proves Its Revolving Restaurant Is More Than Just a Pretty Face
As New York's only revolving rooftop restaurant and lounge, The View is understandably a showpiece of New York Marriott Marquis. But just like great museums where visitors appreciate artworks more when they know a little bit about them, the view from The View becomes profoundly more impactful when guests can identify the landmarks on the horizon

Daxor Corporation Announces a Major Study With the Mayo Clinic
Daxor Corporation, (NYSE MKT: DXR) announced its funding of a major study today for treating heart failure. The principal investigator for the study is Wayne Miller, M.D., PhD. Dr. Miller and his associates previously conducted a study on heart failure patients which was recently published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology-Heart Failure

Ericsson launches Connect To Learn initiative in India
Partnerships with globally-renowned NGOs Plan International, Smile Foundation, and Pratham Education Foundation to create unique skills-based ecosystem in India

Study Finds Women Misunderstand What Power Affords
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 09, 2014) - Women at the peak of their careers perceive that the burdens of a powerful position outweigh the benefits (60 percent of women in the U.S., 65 percent in the U.K. and 49 percent in Germany), according to a new study released today by the Center for Talent Innovation (CTI)

Experts in Leukemia Treatment Support Ongoing Phase 1/2 Study of Actinium's Actimab-A, a Low Intensity Therapy for Newly Diagnosed Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) Patients Ages 60 and Older
SAN FRANCISCO, CA and NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 08, 2014) - Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc

MedStar Harbor Hospital Names New Leadership, Welcomes Stuart M. Levine, MD, FACP as Vice President of Medical Affairs
MedStar Harbor Hospital welcomes Stuart M. Levine, MD, FACP, as vice president of Medical Affairs, effective December 1. Bringing operational and medical leadership experience from within the MedStar Health system, Dr. Levine will provide clinical oversight and medical direction to the hospital's more than 400 physicians, representing over 30 medical and surgical specialties.

Actinium Receives Orphan-Drug Designation From FDA for Actimab-A in the Treatment of Newly Diagnosed Acute Myeloid Leukemia in Elderly Patients
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 01, 2014) - Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc

HR Executive and Professor Named to SHRM's Board of Directors
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world's largest association representing HR, has announced its Board of Directors for 2015.

86-Year-Old Longtime Author Publishes New Novel, 'Son of a Son'
An 86-year-old author of popular children's books for four decades, Marilyn Amster Gould, recently published her first novel for adults, "Son of a Son," (www.marilynamstergould.com), the story of a Jewish immigrant to the United States that spans much of the 20th century.

Novartis Foundation symposium showcases sustainable healthcare interventions
Novartis International AG /Novartis Foundation symposium showcases sustainable healthcare interventions. Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

PlanExpert Helps Consumers Determine the Best Obamacare Health Plan Selection
Just in time for 2015 health insurance plan enrollment decisions, a new free online website, PlanExpert (www.plan.expert), calculates the total cost of Obamacare (Affordable Care Act) insurance policy options, including deductibles and copays, aiding families in picking the best plan with the lowest total cost

Shea Medical Fights Lyme Disease via New Biofilm Treatments
SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - November 17, 2014) - Shea Medical is a boutique medical center specializing in the integrative treatment of Lyme disease and has been treating Lyme disease complex (an advanced form of Lyme disease with co-infections) for years

NAPA CEO Dr. John Di Capua and Other NAPA Clinicians Recognized as Health Care Heroes by Long Island Business News
MELVILLE, NY--(Marketwired - November 10, 2014) - North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA) announced today that three of its leading practitioners were selected by Long Island Business News as 2014 Health Care Heroes. The NAPA winners included CEO John Di Capua, MD, Neil Kirschen, MD and Winston Joseph, CRNA. Drs. Di Capua and Kirschen were selected in the Physician Hero category and Mr

Actinium Pharmaceuticals Actimab-A Phase I/II Trial Interim Data Demonstrate Extension of Overall Survival to 9.1 Months in Elderly Secondary Acute Myeloid Leukemia
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - November 06, 2014) -

Mobile Parenting Resource Mommy Nearest Acquires San Francisco-Based Slidelane as Part of Major Expansion to West Coast
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - November 03, 2014) - Mommy Nearest (mommynearest.com) the company behind the fastest-growing geo-location mobile app for parents and caregivers in the United States, today announced its acquisition of San Francisco-based online parenting resource and small business marketing platform Slidelane (slidelane.com)

Hillman Foundation Announces Innovations in Care Winners
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - November 03, 2014) -  The Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation today announced the first recipients of the Hillman Innovations in Care Program, a multi-year initiative created to enhance and expand nursing-driven programs that care for vulnerable populations

Velcro Industries Appoints Fraser Cameron as President and Chief Executive Officer
Velcro Industries announced today that Fraser Cameron, formerly Chief Financial Officer, has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer. Cameron succeeds Scott Filion, President of Velcro Americas, who has been serving as Interim CEO.

Tree Nut Consumption Associated with Reduced Total and Cause-Specific Mortality
In a study published November 20, 2013 in the New England Journal of Medicine1, researchers looked at the association of nut consumption with total and cause-specific mortality among 76,464 women in the Nurses’ Health Study and 42,498 men in the Health Professionals Follow-up Study

NJOY Expands Senior Management Team; Appoints Chief Scientist and International Regulatory Affairs Executive
NJOY, America’s number one independent electronic cigarette company, today announced the addition of two members to the Company’s senior leadership team, adding Dr. Joshua Rabinowitz as Chief Scientist and David Graham as Senior Vice President for International Regulatory Affairs

Another "Best in Show" Company Named at 1st Pitch Life Science Event
Mid-Atlantic Bio Angels (MABA) announced today that Oculogica, Inc., a NYC-based medical device company, won "Best in Show" at MABA's 1st Pitch Life Science event on December 4th in New York, NY. Oculogica is developing unique eye tracking technology designed to assist in the diagnosis of concussive brain trauma

Vermillion Gold Announces Ronald Shorr as New CEO
MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwired - December 10, 2013) - Vermillion Gold Inc. has elected Ronald Shorr as its Chairman and CEO. From 2004 until mid-2012, he was President and CEO of TSX-Venture listed Maudore Minerals Ltd., a Quebec gold explorer.

Institutional Investor and SumZero Present InvestPitch 2013
On November 12, 2013, Institutional Investor and SumZero, the world's largest online membership community of buy-side investment professionals, hosted InvestPitch 2013, a stock-pitch competition in which 19 emerging managers delivered their best ideas in a three-minute pitch to an audience of professional investors.

AbelCine Training Announces the Launch of Online Workshops
BURBANK, CA--(Marketwired - December 06, 2013) - Today, AbelCine announced the launch of online workshops through their website, training.abelcine.com. These new online classes are based on the highly successful workshops presented at the company's New York City and Burbank, CA locations.

Waller Adds 22 New Associates
Waller, Nashville's oldest and largest law firm, has added 22 new associates since June 2013. The latest additions to the firm's roster of approximately 200 attorneys are 2013 law school graduates who are now officially licensed to practice.

Align Technology Expands Research Award Program for 2014
Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) today announced that it has extended its funding of the Align Research Award Program for a fifth consecutive year for universities in North America and for a fourth year for international universities

New malaria target identified with potential to prevent, block, and treat multiple stages of the malaria life cycle
Novartis International AG /New malaria target identified with potential to prevent, block, and treat multiple stages of the malaria life cycle . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

Lee Enterprises Promotes Astrid Garcia to VP of HR
Astrid J. Garcia, vice president of human resources, labor and operations at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, has been promoted to vice president of human resources for Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (NYSE: LEE).

Newmeyer & Dillion Hires 5 New Attorneys
Newmeyer & Dillion, LLP, one of California's most successful multi-service business and real estate law firms, announced today that it has hired five new attorneys.

MyCheck Solidifies Presence in New York City With Expanded Merchant Base, Integrated Loyalty Offering
MyCheck, the leading payments app for expediting checkout from restaurants and other businesses across 3 major markets worldwide, is solidifying its New York presence with a broad spectrum of merchants in the hospitality sector and beyond, now accepting the app for payment in Manhattan

Toronto Dentist Looks to Educate Community Through Interactive Website
The internet has become the go-to for knowledge collection in the modern age. Understanding the power of this resource, Aziza Towayer, DDS, is reaching out to patients with an intuitive, patient-interactive website.

New report examines role of ICT in education

2 Pioneering Specialists to Discuss Breathing and Sleep Disorders at Largest U.S. Dental Conference
Dr. Howard Hindin of The Hindin Center for Whole Health Dentistry (www.hindincenter.com) and Dr. Michael Gelb of The Gelb Center (www.gelbcenter.com), co-founders of the Academy of Physiological Medicine and Dentistry (APMD), will be featured speakers at the nation's largest dental health-care event on Dec. 3.

Frac Water Systems Appoints Global Energy Sector Business Developer Stuart Sundlun to Board
Frac Water Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: FWSI) ("FWSI" or the "Company"), a water and energy services company focused on delivering superior water management solutions to the US Oil & Gas Industry, is pleased to announce and welcomes the appointment of Mr. Stuart Sundlun to its Board of Directors.

Tiggly Gears Up for the Holiday Season With New Retail Partners
Tiggly (www.tiggly.com), the makers of premium, educator-designed learning apps and iPad toys for toddlers, is now available at Apple Retail Stores around the world, Nordstrom.com, Amazon.com and Imaginarium. Tiggly's flagship product, Tiggly Shapes, is a set of four physical shapes that interact with iPad screens, and a series of learning apps to pair with them.

Realogy's Anthony Hull Honored as NJBIZ CFO of the Year
Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation and settlement services, announced that Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer Anthony E. Hull today received the 2013 NJBIZ CFO of the Year award in the category of Public Company with Revenues over $250 million

General Patent Corporation Chairman and CEO Alexander Poltorak Joins Spherix Board
Spherix Incorporated (NASDAQ: SPEX), an intellectual property development company committed to the fostering and monetization of intellectual property, announced today that Alexander Poltorak has been appointed to Spherix's Board of Directors, effective October 28, 2013.

Theravance Appoints Jeff Jonker Senior Vice President, Corporate and Business Development
Theravance, Inc. (NASDAQ: THRX) announced today the appointment of Jeff Jonker as Senior Vice President, Corporate and Business Development. Mr. Jonker will report directly to Rick E Winningham, Chief Executive Officer, and his responsibilities will include managing the Company's business and corporate development efforts.

Align Technology Expands Research Award Program for 2013
Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) today announced that it has extended its funding of the Align Research Award Program for a fourth consecutive year for universities in North America and a third year for international universities

Serica Energy plc: Board Appointment

Forest Whitaker's PeaceEarth Foundation and UNESCO Juba launch the Youth Peacemaker Network in South Sudan

Forest Whitaker's PeaceEarth Foundation and UNESCO Juba launch the Youth Peacemaker Network in South Sudan
Youth peacemaker network to harness technology to promote peace-building capacities among South Sudanese youth with the support of Ericsson, and Zain

Center4(TM) Welcomes New Members to Blue Ribbon Advisory Board
Center4, a new kind of technology accelerator devoted to New York City's nonprofit community -- established by FEGS Health & Human Services, in collaboration with its IT subsidiary, AllSector Technology Group -- announced today the addition of four new members to its "blue ribbon" Advisory Board

Azul Systems Adds Three Industry Veterans to Its Executive Team
Azul Systems, Inc. (Azul), the award-winning leader in Java runtime scalability, today announced the hiring of three new vice presidents. Global enterprise sales executive Bruce Ericson is the new SVP of worldwide sales, Sun Microsystems veteran Anya Barski is the new VP of engineering, and marketing executive Howard Green is the new VP of marketing.

SparkLabs, a Startup Accelerator in Korea, Selects Its First Class and Adds Ray Ozzie and Michael Crow as Advisors
SparkLabs (www.sparklabs.co.kr), a new startup accelerator in Korea, has selected its first class of startup companies. The companies range from big data to edtech to online gaming, and from bootstrapped financing to those who raised a Series A round.

Michael M. Larsen Named President and CEO of Gardner Denver
Gardner Denver, Inc. (NYSE: GDI) today announced that its board of directors has unanimously appointed Michael M. Larsen as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Larsen had served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Gardner Denver since 2010 and as Interim Chief Executive Officer since July 2012.

Fans Determine Their Ticket Prices for 2012 Jimmy V Men's Basketball Classic
Forward Market Media (FMM), together with ESPN and in conjunction with The V Foundation for Cancer Research, today announced a new ticket reservation system that will allow fans to set the price of entry into the 2012 Jimmy V Men's Basketball Classic Game. Available on jimmyvclassic.fantixauction

Queens Dentist Performs Two-Day Smile Makeovers
Dr. Melani Kapetanakos, a prosthodontist in Bayside, knows her patients value the appearance of a smile. She also knows her patients lead very busy lives. These two elements have led Dr. Kapetanakos to practice a procedure sometimes referred to as "immediate orthodontics," or the two-visit smile makeover.

AirXpanders Announces Preliminary Results From Two Clinical Studies That Show Breast Reconstruction Patients Completed Tissue Expansion With AeroForm(TM) Patient-Controlled Tissue Expander in 17 Days on Average
AirXpanders Inc., a company developing novel technology for women who require tissue expansion for breast reconstruction following a mastectomy, today announced that preliminary data from two clinical studies support use of the company's AeroForm™ tissue expander

Fans Set the Price for the 2012 ESPN Champions Classic
Forward Market Media (FMM), together with ESPN and the State Farm Champions Classic Game, today announced a unique way for fans to access tickets through a new ticket reservation system on www.thechampionsclassicfantix.com

Elite College Link Announces That It Has Moved Its Office to a New Location in Shanghai to Serve Students Desiring to Study in the United States
Elite College Link (ECL), a leading college education consultancy located in Shanghai has moved its offices to 588 East Yan'An Road, East Ocean Centre, Room 21D. ECL's office is located minutes from People's Square.

PropThink: Titan Files NDA on Probuphine; Partner Waits
By Jason Napodano, CFAMonday morning, Titan Pharmaceuticals (OTC:TTNP) announced it had filed a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. FDA on Probuphine for the maintenance treatment of opioid dependence in adults patients (Press Release)

JVS Los Angeles Honors Entrepreneur and Philanthropist Adam Press
JVS honored entrepreneur, philanthropist and activist Adam Press at its annual gala on October 13th at the SLS Hotel, raising more than $450,000 in net proceeds in support of the agency's mission to help put Los Angeles back to work.

Province of Gyeongsangbuk-Do Joins Global Efforts to End Poverty With Saemaul Movement
The Province of Gyeongsangbuk-Do ("Gyeongsangbuk-Do") is one of the proud faces of South Korea. It has been known for its long and glorious history, almost unprecedented rate of economical growth in the 1970s and beautiful landscape such as mountains, rivers and ocean.

North Gyeongsang Province Joins Global Efforts to End Poverty With Saemaeul Movement
The North Gyeongsang Province ("Gyeongsangbuk-Do") is one of the proud faces of South Korea. It has been known for its long and glorious history, almost unprecedented rate of economical growth in the 1970s and beautiful landscape such as mountains, rivers and ocean.

Global Leaders With "Ideas Remaking the World" Converge in San Francisco
The International Women's Forum (IWF), dedicated to connecting the world's most preeminent women to advance leadership across careers, cultures and continents, will host its 2012 World Leadership Conference at the Fairmont Hotel San Francisco, October 24-26

Jefferies Expands Investment Banking and Capital Markets Platform in Asia
Jefferies Group today announced the expansion of its Asia Investment Banking business with five new senior appointments who will be based in Hong Kong, the firm’s Asian headquarters.

8500+ Patient Trial Validates Association between High Platelet Reactivity and 1-Year Cardiovascular Outcomes at TCT 2012
Accumetrics, Inc

Silent strokes or dead brain cells behind memory loss in elders
A new study has suggested that 'silent strokes,' or small spots of dead brain cells, found in about one out of four older adults may have lead to memory loss in the elderly.

Columbus first brought syphilis to Europe
Scientists have confirmed that syphilis did not exist in Europe before Christopher Columbus made his historic voyage in 1492.

Magnetic stimulation of brain may help stroke patients recover
A new study has found that that magnetic stimulation of nerve cells in the brain may speed up the recovery from hemispatial neglect, the condition that make some person unable to see or recognize anything on the left side of their body after a stroke.

Dead sea died 120,000 years ago
Sediments found after drilling into the core of the Dead Sea have revealed that the lake almost disappeared 120,000 years ago.

University professor got fired for giving James Franco 'D' grade
A university professor has revealed that he lost his job after he gave Hollywood actor James Franco an embarrassing 'D' grade in a course he was teaching because the 'Spider Man' star showed up for only two out of the 14 lectures he was supposed to attend.

Impatient people likelier to have bad credit scores
People with bad credit scores are more impatient and are more likely to choose immediate rewards rather than wait for a larger reward later, a new study has found.

Shoot down hangovers with sleep, water
The only real remedies to cure hangover are sleep and hydration, researchers say.

What you eat reflects on your mood as well as waistlines
A diet rich in 'good' fats, like olive oil, whole grains, vegetables and quality meat can tackle your mood as well as your waistline, a new book has claimed.

Samantha Loveland Joins Yammer as VP of Worldwide Customer Engagement
Yammer, Inc., the leading provider of enterprise social networks, today announced the appointment of Samantha Loveland to vice president of worldwide customer engagement. Loveland brings close to 18 years of experience in Information Technology organizations with a focus on customer relationship management

Signet Appoints Todd Stitzer an Independent Director
Signet Jewelers Limited ("Signet") (NYSE: SIG) (LSE: SIG) today announced that it has appointed H. Todd Stitzer as an independent director, effective January 9, 2012.

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