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Diana Kurty Joins Wayside Technology Group Board of Directors
Wayside Technology Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: WSTG), an international technology channel company that markets hardware and software -- directly and through resellers -- to information technology professionals worldwide, today announced the appointment of Diana Kurty to the Wayside Technology Group, Inc. Board of Directors, effective December 8, 2015.

Halden Zimmermann Offers Expert Insight on Leadership, Innovation and Market Disruption
After sharing his expert insight on market disruption and the underlying influences that stimulate innovation, Halden Zimmermann announced his intention to continue to share his unique expertise across a variety of platforms and publications

Dr. Rubin S. Cooper Is Named Professional of the Year by the International Assoc. of Who's Who
Dr. Rubin Cooper is Chief of Pediatric Cardiology at The Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York, Director of the Pediatric Cardiovascular Service Line at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System and a Professor of Pediatrics at Hofstra North Shore/LIJ School of Medicine.

Adrienne C. Scheck Ph.D. Is Presented the Award of Distinction by the International Assoc. of Who's Who
Dr. Adrienne C. Scheck is an Associate Professor in Neuro-Oncology Research at the Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI), Associate Investigator in the Cancer Biology Program at the University of Arizona Cancer Center, and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Arizona State University.

Lupus Foundation of America Announces 2015 Lupus Research Grantees
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - October 01, 2015) - The Lupus Foundation of America (Foundation), the only national force dedicated to solving the cruel mystery of lupus, today announced five grants that will help lupus investigators conduct critical research.

Grand Rounds, Light It Up Foundation and University of Rochester Medical Center Partner to Provide Military Veterans and Retired NFL Players Preeminent Integrative Care

Stanford, MIT and Harvard top the inaugural Reuters Top 100 ranking of the most innovative universities
NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER 16, 2015 - Stanford University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University top the inaugural Reuters Top 100 ranking of the world's most innovative universities. The Reuters Top 100 ranking aims to identify which institutions contribute the most to science and technology, and have the greatest impact on the global economy

Cannabis Science, Inc. Initiates the Scientific Validation of the Biological Impact of Cannabinoids in Order to Better Define the Therapeutic Mechanism of Action Using Biochemical, Cell, and Genetic Approaches
Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC PINK: CBIS), and a key member of its scientific advisory board, Harold C. Smith, Ph.D

Lance F. Drummond Elected to Freddie Mac Board of Directors
Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced that Lance F. Drummond was elected as a director on the company's board. Drummond, age 60, is a senior business leader with extensive experience specializing in business transforming strategy development and execution, operations, technology and process re-engineering.

Multi-Center Study Shows WATS3D Biopsy Increases Detection of Esophageal Pre-Cancer by 60% Following Endoscopic Ablation of Barrett's Esophagus
CDx Diagnostics announced today new clinical data from a multi-center study demonstrating the utility of the WATS3D biopsy for post-ablation surveillance of Barrett's esophagus and esophageal dysplasia

Vivione Biosciences Finalizes Agreement With University of Rochester for Exclusive Worldwide Rights to Novel Infectious Disease-Related Biomarker
DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - May 13, 2015) - Vivione Biosciences Inc. ("Vivione") (TSX VENTURE: VBI), announced today the execution of an Option Agreement with the University of Rochester to gain exclusive worldwide rights to a novel biomarker for infectious disease-related diagnostics

Florida Tech Launches Doctor of Business Administration Degree at Melbourne Campus
MELBOURNE, FL--(Marketwired - May 06, 2015) - For the first time, Florida Institute of Technology will offer a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree at its main campus in Melbourne, Florida.

Ophthalmologists in Chester County Reveal All About Macular Degeneration
Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) is an eye disorder distinguished by damage and/or deterioration of the macula -- the region of the retina responsible for clear central vision and the ability to see in fine detail. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 1.8 million people in the United States who are 40 years of age and older are affected by ARMD

Panther Biotechnology Announces New Drug Candidate to Selectively Kill Leukemia Stem Cells
Panther Biotechnology, Inc. (OTC PINK: PBYA), a biotechnology company specializing in the development of enhanced therapeutics for the treatment of neoplastic disorders, is pleased to announce today that it has entered into an exclusive global license agreement with the University of Rochester.

New Jersey Orthopaedic Surgeons Detail What to Expect From Total Knee Replacement
Arthritis, which is associated with inflammation, swelling, and reduced mobility of the joints, occurs particularly often in the knee, explain New Jersey Orthopaedic surgeons John M. Tozzi, MD and Gregory J. Roehrig, MD

ESPERITE (ESP) acquires InKaryo, US start-up specialised in Bioinformatics for genetic diagnostics and molecular cytogenetic tests
ESPERITE's strengthens its diagnostic tests to top the market with eKaryotype, electronic whole-genome Karyotype test.

College Transfer Network Expands to Over 50 Schools
More than 50 top-tier colleges and universities have now joined a national college transfer network to provide high-achieving community college students a less expensive path to a bachelor's degree

NCSBN Center for Regulatory Excellence Grant Program Awards Grants Totaling More Than $1.2 Million
The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN®),, Center for Regulatory Excellence Grant Program recently awarded grants totaling more than $1.2 million to four U.S. organizations and one international organization. Since the grant program began in 2007, it has awarded more than $11 million in grant funding.

U.S. Role in Global Biomedical Research and Funding for Health Service Innovation Declining, Study Finds
A new peer-reviewed article on international health research, published today in JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association, reveals a significant decline in the growth of U.S. spending on biomedical research and health service innovation, from 6 percent per year from 1994 through 2004 to 0.8 percent per year from 2004 through 2012.

FDA Approves Taro’s Keveyis™ (dichlorphenamide) 50 mg Tablets for Primary Hyperkalemic and Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis
Business Wire IndiaTaro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE:TARO) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Keveyis™ (dichlorphenamide) 50 mg Tablets for the treatment of primary hyperkalemic and hypokalemic periodic paralysis, a group of rare hereditary disorders that cause episodes of muscle weakness or paralysis [1]

Cost to Develop and Win Marketing Approval for a New Drug Is $2.6 Billion, According to the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development
Developing a new prescription medicine that gains marketing approval, a process often lasting longer than a decade, is estimated to cost $2,558 million, according to a new study by the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development.

Multicenter Study Reinforces the Clinical Benefit of the WATS3D Biopsy for Detection of Barrett's Esophagus and Dysplasia
CDx Diagnostics announced today that the WATS3D biopsy markedly increased detection of esophageal precancer in a new study of 1655 patients. Adding WATS3D to standard forceps biopsy testing of the esophagus produced an added yield of more than 100% for both Barrett's esophagus and dysplasia

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Symposium to Explore the Future of the Health Sciences
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS) is proud to present a symposium on Tuesday, October 14 on the Future of the Health Sciences, to be held in conjunction with the inaugural events of President T. Gregory Dewey, Ph.D.

URMC & Rsam to Present Case Study on Getting From Zero to GRC in 90 Days at 2014 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference
SECAUCUS, NJ--(Marketwired - October 01, 2014) - Rsam, the industry-leading provider of Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) platforms, will be presenting a case study with University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) at the 2014 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida

CollegeWeekLive Announces Fall Schedule of Online Admissions Events
BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - September 18, 2014) -  CollegeWeekLive, the world's leading website where students and colleges meet live online, today announced its upcoming schedule of complimentary college admissions events

JetBlue Appoints Marc Esposito Vice President, Values Relations
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - August 25, 2014) - JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ: JBLU), New York's Hometown Airline™, today announces the appointment of Marc Esposito to the role of Vice President, Values Relations. Esposito joins the JetBlue leadership team effective today and will oversee the carrier's labor and values relations strategy

New Amsterdam Sciences Continues Pact With Dr. Jacob Finkelstein, PhD to Advance Pulmonary Fibrosis Research
New Amsterdam Sciences (NAS), an emerging bioscience company, announced today that while advancing to phase1 clinical trials it will continue its commitment for further research with renowned biochemist and research scientist Dr. Jacob Finkelstein of the University of Rochester Medical Center to advance initiatives for treatments of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).

NAS911 Being Evaluated as Co-Therapeutic for Treatment of Influenza
New Amsterdam Sciences (NAS), an emerging bioscience company focused on treating respiratory illnesses, announced today the completion of initial confirmatory studies in animal models designating Oseltamivir (Tamiflu) and NAS' lead compound NAS911 as a co-therapeutic for existing influenza antivirals currently available to flu patients

Joseph W. Abrams Appointed to High Performance Beverage's Advisory Board
High Performance Beverage Co. (OTCQB: TBEV) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Joseph W. Abrams to their Advisory Board.

Bronx Dentistry Practice Employs In-House Prosthodontist for Full Mouth Reconstructions
Dr. Michael Nawrocki, a Bronx dentist, specializes in prosthodontics -- a branch of dentistry that focuses on the aesthetic restoration and replacement of teeth. At Dr. Victor Oelbaum & Associates, Dr. Nawrocki serves as the practice's prosthodontist, dedicating his career to oral rehabilitation techniques ranging from dental implants to full mouth reconstruction.

Creative Edge Nutrition Inc. (FITX) Elects Dr. M. Kerry O'Banion, M.D., Ph.D to Its Board of Directors
Creative Edge Nutrition, Inc. (OTC Pink: FITX) (PINKSHEETS: FITX), is pleased to announce that it has elected Dr. M. Kerry O'Banion, M.D., Ph.D. to its Board of Directors.

IEC Electronics Promotes Michael T. Williams to Vice President Finance, Chief Financial Officer
IEC Electronics Corp. (NYSE MKT: IEC) has announced the promotion of Michael T. Williams to Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Effective June 1, 2014 Mr. Williams will replace Vincent A. Leo, who will return to Insero & Company, the CPA consulting firm at which he is a principal.

Janrain Appoints Jim Lodestro as SVP, Sales to Accelerate Worldwide Adoption of Customer Profile Management
Janrain, the world's leading provider of Customer Profile Management technology, announced today that Jim Lodestro has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Sales. In this newly created position, Mr

Largest Study of the WATS3D Esophageal Biopsy Will Be Presented at Digestive Disease Week in a Presidential Plenary Session
CDx Diagnostics today announced that five studies examining the WATS3D biopsy will be presented at Digestive Disease Week 2014 (DDW), taking place from May 3-6, 2014 in Chicago. Among the highlights is a presidential plenary session reviewing results from the largest WATS3D clinical study conducted to date.

Creative Edge Nutrition Inc. Appoints Dr. David L. Felten, M.D., Ph.D. to Board of Directors
Creative Edge Nutrition, Inc. (OTC Pink: FITX) (PINKSHEETS: FITX) today announced the appointment of Dr. David L. Felten, M.D., Ph. D., to its Board of Directors.

UniPixel Appoints Jeff Hawthorne as President and Chief Executive Officer
UniPixel, Inc. (NASDAQ: UNXL), a provider of Performance Engineered Films™ to the touch screen, flexible printed electronics and display markets, has appointed flat panel display industry veteran Jeff Hawthorne as chief executive officer, president and director.

Imorgon to Install Advanced Integrated Software Solution at University of Rochester Medical Center to Improve Productivity and Diagnostic Quality of Ultrasound
Imorgon Medical today announced the planned installation of IntegratedUltrasound™, an advanced software solution that seamlessly integrates ultrasound systems to voice recognition/dictation systems, at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) in Rochester, NY

Rsam SRI Delivers Actionable Intelligence for Security Operations Big Data
SECAUCUS, NJ--(Marketwired - February 20, 2014) - Rsam, the industry-leading provider of Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) platforms, is pleased to announce the successful launch and market adoption of the company's solution for security operations big data -- Rsam Security Risk Intelligence (SRI).

IEC Electronics Names Brett E. Mancini Vice President of Business Development and Michael T. Williams Vice President of Finance
IEC Electronics Corp. (NYSE MKT: IEC) has announced the election of Brett Mancini as a corporate officer and Vice President of Business Development and Engineering Services and the appointment of Michael T. Williams as Vice President of Finance. Mr. Mancini will report directly to W. Barry Gilbert, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Mr

Minerals Technologies Elects Former Secretary of the Navy Donald C. Winter, Ph.D., to its Board of Directors
NEW YORK, January 28, 2014-Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE: MTX) announced today that Donald C. Winter, Ph.D., who served as Secretary of the Navy from 2006 to 2009, has been elected to its Board of Directors

Minerals Technologies Elects J. J. (Jack) Carmola to its Board of Directors
NEW YORK, May 28-Minerals Technologies Inc., (NYSE: MTX) announced today that Jack Carmola has been elected to its Board of Directors.""We are very pleased to have someone of Jack Carmola's abilities and experience join our Board,"" said Joseph C. Muscari, Executive Chairman of Minerals Technologies

National Business Group on Health Elects Marleece Barber, MD, Lockheed Martin Executive, to Board of Directors
The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of more than 375 large U.S. employers, today announced that Marleece Barber, MD, director of health and wellness and chief medical officer at Lockheed Martin Corporation, has been elected to its elite board of directors.

Announcing the First Annual PrivCo Prize for Excellence in Business Librarianship
PrivCo is excited to announce the award of its first annual PrivCo Prize for Excellence in Business Librarianship. This year's winner is Ray Cruitt, Business Librarian at Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore, MD

Dr. Gregory Dewey Selected as the Eighth President of Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
The Board of Trustees of Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences has selected Gregory Dewey, Ph.D., to be the College's next president. When he assumes his new role on July 1, 2014, Dr. Dewey will become just the eighth president in the school's 132-year history.

New Research Reveals Why U.S. Health Care Performance Trails That of Other Countries
New research published in the November 13 issue of JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association) examines publicly available data from 1980 through 2011 and identifies the factors that have contributed to the extraordinary growth of the U.S. health care sector since 1980, the sources of spending, and why U.S

SolarWinds Names Suaad Sait Executive Vice President, Products & Markets
SolarWinds® (NYSE: SWI), an IT management leader serving over 150,000 customers worldwide including small to medium sized businesses and 425 of the Fortune 500 companies, today announced that it has named Suaad Sait as the company's Executive Vice President, Products & Markets

AMC Health Expands Management Team With Top Industry Experts
AMC Health, a leading provider of end-to-end telehealth solutions, today announced that four highly respected industry experts have joined the company's management team in newly created positions

Kateeva CTO and OLED Co-Inventor Steven Van Slyke Inducted Into 2013 Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame
Kateeva Chief Technology Officer and OLED co-inventor Steven Van Slyke was inducted into the 2013 Consumer Electronics (CE) Hall of Fame for his contributions to the advancement of the consumer electronics industry. Van Slyke was one of 15 industry leaders honored last night at the CE Hall of Fame dinner held in Los Angeles

CDx Diagnostics to Highlight Groundbreaking New WATS3D Data at the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting
CDx Diagnostics today announced that important new WATS3D (Wide Area Transepithelial Sample) clinical data will be presented at the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course, taking place from October 11-16, 2013 in San Diego. New WATS3D studies and scientific presentations at the meeting include:

Astro-Med, Inc. Promotes Gregory Woods to President & Chief Operating Officer
Astro-Med, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT) announced today that Gregory A. Woods was promoted to President & Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Woods has served as Astro-Med's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since September 2013.

Three Scientists to Receive Prestigious Novartis Prizes for Immunology at 15th International Congress of Immunology
Novartis International AG /Three Scientists to Receive Prestigious Novartis Prizes for Immunology at 15th International Congress of Immunology . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

PRSA-NY Celebrates 26th Annual Big Apple Awards Gala
Public relations and communications professionals gathered at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel last night for the 26th Annual Big Apple Awards Gala. David Ushery attended the event as the first ever award recipient of the Big Apple Award for Excellence in Journalism for his work in the industry including his current role as anchor/reporter, NBC 4 New York and host of The Debrief with David Ushery

Arrhythmia Research Technology, Inc. Announces NIH-Funded Multi-Center Study Reports on Key Role of the Signal-Averaged Electrocardiogram (SAECG) in Identifying Patients at Risk of Potentially Lethal Ventricular Arrhythmias
Arrhythmia Research Technology, Inc. (NYSE MKT: HRT) (the Company) announces positive results of the Company's Signal-Averaged Electrocardiography (SAECG) technology employed in a multi-center clinical trial that studied 484 patients with prior myocardial infarction (heart attack)

 Noel J. Spiegel Joins Vringo Board of DirectorsH. Van Sinclair Appointed Lead Independent DirectorSeth "Yossi" Siegel Has Rotated Off Board of Directors

New York PRSA Announces Finalists for 2013 Big Apple Awards
The New York Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA-NY) today announced the finalists for the 2013 Big Apple Awards. As the toughest peer-judged awards in the industry, the Big Apple Awards recognize excellence in public relations in the tri-state area.

Leading U.S. Pulmonologists to Investigate Impact of Mauna Kea Technologies' Cellvizio on Lung Cancer Diagnosis
Mauna Kea Technologies (NYSE Euronext: MKEA), leader in the optical biopsy market and developer of Cellvizio®, the fastest way to see cancer, announced today that it has launched a registry study to determine the impact of Cellvizio optical biopsies on the diagnosis of lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer death in the world

Denver-Based Arthouse Design Chosen to Develop Wayfinding System, Environmental Graphics and Building Signage Program for the New York-Based Golisano Children's Hospital
Arthouse Design (www.arthousedenver

Liazon Appoints David Finkel Chief Operating Officer
Liazon Corporation, operator of the market-leading private benefits exchange for businesses, today announced the appointment of David Finkel as its chief operating officer, effective immediately. Finkel is a dynamic leader who brings 26 years of operations and business development experience in the health care and employee benefits market to Liazon

Pooled analysis data showed improvements in glycaemic parameters, body weight and blood pressure with investigational agent empagliflozin* in adults with Type 2 Diabetes
For Non-US and Non-UK Media

Covidien Announces Nominees to Board of Directors for Mallinckrodt Pharmaceutical Business
Covidien (NYSE:COV) announced nominees to the future board of directors of Mallinckrodt plc as Mallinckrodt prepares to become a separate, independently traded company in mid-2013

Commerce National Bank Announces the Appointment of Nic Goeres, Business Banking Officer
Commerce National Bank (OTCBB: CNBF), a community business bank in its ninth year of operation, is pleased to announce that Nic Goeres has joined the Bank as a Business Banking Officer in the Newport Beach Headquarters office.

Biotie's tozadenant (SYN115) meets primary and multiple secondary endpoints in phase 2b study in Parkinson's disease

The University of Rochester Selects Workday Financial Management
Workday, Inc. (NYSE: WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for human resources and finance, today announced that the University of Rochester, one of the nation's leading private research universities, has selected Workday Financial Management

Dr. Paul Griner's 'Patient Stories' Emphasizes Value of Listening in Medicine
In his new book, "The Power of Patient Stories: Learning Moments in Medicine," Dr. Paul Griner, (, uses real-life stories culled from his 59 years as a physician to demonstrate just how crucial the doctor-patient relationship is in diagnosis and treatment.

Tech Council of Maryland to Host Mid-Atlantic CIO&CTO Live! Networking Dinner on November 15
The Tech Council of Maryland (TCM), Maryland's largest technology trade association with more than 400 life science and technology members employing more than 200,000 in the region, today announced that two of the region's top IT professionals will headline the Mid-Atlantic CIO&CTO Live! dinner and networking event on Thursday, November 15, in Bethesda

Digilant Hires Maggie Wells as Senior Vice President of Marketing
Digilant™, the leading consolidated buying platform, today announced Maggie Wells as its new senior vice president of marketing. A seasoned media executive with extensive experience in technology and marketing, Wells is tasked with leading Digilant's global positioning and differentiation in a crowded marketplace.

Provocative Biotech Exposition Reveals Significant Advancements in Stem Cell Research, Immunotherapy, Targeted Oncology and Tissue Regeneration
Noble Financial Capital Markets (Noble) announced today that it has released a full high definition video catalog of its Life Sciences Exposition, BIOX, an investor exposition that was held at the University of Connecticut in Stamford, CT on September 24-25, 2012

Business & Medical Research Leaders to Meet at Noble Financial Biotech Investor Exposition; Targeted Oncology, Immunotherapy and Regenerative Medicine Featured
In two weeks, Noble Financial Capital Markets (Noble) will host BIOX, an investor exposition to be held at the University of Connecticut in Stamford, CT on September 24-25, 2012

Gregory A. Woods Appointed Chief Operating Officer by Astro-Med, Inc.
Astro-Med, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT) announced today that Gregory A. Woods was appointed as its Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.

Astro-Med, Inc. Appoints Gregory A. Woods as Chief Operating Officer
Astro-Med, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT) announced today that Gregory A. Woods was appointed as its Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.

World Leader in Regenerative Medicine to Be Among Companies Attending Noble Financial BIOX Investor Conference
Noble Financial Capital Markets (Noble) announced today that Australian company, Mesoblast (ASX: MSB) (PINKSHEETS: MBLTY) will be among the 30 life sciences companies to attend BIOX, an investor exposition to be held at the University of Connecticut in Stamford, CT on September 24-25, 2012

Opinion Leader in Targeted Oncology and Pioneer in Stem Cell Research Join Noble Financial Biotech Investor Conference; Cancer Research Institute Lends Its Support
Noble Financial Capital Markets (Noble) will host BIOX, a life sciences investor exposition to be held at the University of Connecticut in Stamford, CT on September 24-25, 2012. In addition, world-renowned Dr. Phil Greenberg from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center and Dr. Charles Vacanti from Harvard Medical School, Dr. Mark Noble and Dr. Jeffrey Infante will participate at the two-day event.

AMA Foundation Presents $10,000 Scholarships to Outstanding Medical Students
The American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation granted Physicians of Tomorrow Awards to eighteen rising fourth-year medical students across the nation. Recipients were nominated by their medical schools and chosen based upon academics, financial need and community involvement. Each student will receive a $10,000 scholarship to defray medical school expenses

Greentopia Festival Expands Scope and Calendar of Activities
Based on last year's successful Greentopia Festival, the event is expanding its scope and calendar for 2012, its sophomore year. Greentopia will be held over seven days, September 10-16, 2012 and feature four distinct events including Greentopia | FILM, Greentopia | MUSIC, Greentopia | INNOVATION, and making a return from last year, Greentopia | ECOFEST

Oracle Unveils Oracle Health Sciences Network
DIA 2012 -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)

New President and CEO of Quest Diagnostics, Steve Rusckowski, to Deliver Opening Keynote at Lab Institute 2012
G2 Intelligence announced today that Steve Rusckowski, former CEO of Philips Healthcare and now President and CEO of Quest Diagnostics, will deliver an opening keynote address, The Growing Role of Diagnostics in Health Care, at the 30th annual gathering of industry, government, technology, and laboratory professionals.

First Midwest Bank Welcomes Thomas M. Prame as Head of Retail Banking
First Midwest Bank today announced that Thomas M. Prame has joined the bank as Executive Vice President and Director of Retail Banking.

Health Enhancement Products, Inc. Names New Chief Science Officer
Arizona-based algae producer Health Enhancement Products (OTCBB: HEPI) has named Scott Freeman, MD to the post of Chief Science Officer as the Company continues to build out its senior management team. Dr. Freeman will help guide the Company through product development initiatives and compliance requirements.

Buying life experiences to impress others eliminates happiness
According to a new study, spending money on activities and events, such as concert tickets or exotic vacations, won't make you happy if you're doing it to impress others.

Exposure to parental conflict in childhood triggers adjustment problems in teens
Impact of marital problems on children in their kindergarten years is long lasting and can lead to emotional problems that contribute to difficulties in adolescence, a new longitudinal study has found.

Young stars may be twice as old than previously thought
Some nearby stars are not so young as previously thought and may be more than twice as old, a new study has revealed.

How our brains help us make sense of the world
Have you ever wondered how we make accurate perception of environment out of smell, taste, hear, view and touch.

Women with infant death in first pregnancy at risk of subsequent stillbirth
A new study has revealed that women whose first pregnancy ends in infant death are significantly more likely to have a subsequent stillbirth.

'Courageous' medieval knights may have suffered post-traumatic stress
Medieval knights, who are often considered to be courageous and cold-hearted killers, may have actually suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder, a new study has revealed.

Factors that influence sex appeal in men and women revealed
A wealth of scientific studies have uncovered the factors which claim to influence sex appeal, for both men and women.

New 10 Pounds-a-day jab gives hope to millions of arthritis patients
Researchers at New York's University of Rochester Medical Centre have suggested that a 10-pounds-a-day jab that can repair damaged joints could benefit millions crippled by osteoarthritis.

FDA approves Dako HER2 CISH pharmDx(TM) Kit
Dako, a world leader in tissue-based cancer diagnostics, has receivedapprovalfrom the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market HER2 CISHpharmDx™Kit in the United States. This new diagnostic test is specificallydeveloped asan aid in the assessment of breast cancer patients for whom treatment withHerceptin® is being considered

Support for More Women in IT Demonstrated by Record-Breaking $54,000 Scholarship Event
In its most successful fundraising year ever, ITWomen has raised $54,000 for college scholarships that will go to girls who are pursuing degrees in technology and engineering.

Medical City Dallas Hospital Expands Allocade's On-Cue Artificial Intelligence Command & Control System to Include Nursing
Allocade, Inc., developer of the healthcare industry's only expert software system that manages changes to the daily schedule, announced today that Medical City Dallas Hospital has expanded their On-Cue® Artificial Intelligence Command and Control System to include the On-Cue Nursing View

Chronic stress can make mums hostile, insensitive towards tots
Women struggling with long-term pressures, such as depression or poverty, are more likely to be hostile, insensitive and neglectful toward their toddlers, researchers say.

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