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RSSArchived Business / Finance Stories - April 2011

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2011-04-30 Sorin first quarter consolidated revenues increase 4.7% to €182.3 million 0 None
2011-04-30 Regulatory Science Consortium adds 10 new member organizations 0 None
2011-04-30 Span-America Medical Systems increases quarterly cash dividend by 10% to $0.11 per share 0 None
2011-04-30 Robbins & Myers completes Romaco businesses sale for euro 65 million 0 None
2011-04-30 IOD extends its partnership with Allina Hospitals & Clinics 0 None
2011-04-30 Merck first quarter sales increase 1% to $11.6 billion for 2011 0 None
2011-04-30 UAM closes Medicare Part D business sale for $1.25 billion to CVS Caremark 0 None
2011-04-30 Boston Business Journal recognizes eClinicalWorks for continued growth 0 None
2011-04-30 Bristol-Myers Squibb first quarter net sales increase 5% to $3.3 billion 0 None
2011-04-30 Coventry first quarter revenues increase 6.6% to $3.0 billion 0 None
2011-04-30 Polo Biology Global Group reports sales of $1,225,000 for fourth quarter 2010 0 None
2011-04-30 Diversinet reports net loss of $1.1 million for first quarter 2011 0 None
2011-04-30 Senomyx first-quarter 2011 revenues rise up 13% 0 None
2011-04-30 Claimsnet.com first quarter revenues decrease 1% to $573,000 0 None
2011-04-30 Keryx Biopharmaceuticals reports net loss of $6.4 million for first quarter 2011 0 None
2011-04-30 NeurogesX first quarter revenue is $3.2 million for 2011 0 None
2011-04-30 QHR annual revenues increase 38% to $19.1 million for 2010 0 None
2011-04-30 Aptilon annual revenue increases 111% to $33.5 million 0 None
2011-04-30 Magellan reports net revenue of $692.8 million for first quarter 2011 0 None
2011-04-30 Noveko closes private placement for $595,104 0 None
2011-04-30 HMS first quarter revenue increases 27% to $82.5 million 0 None
2011-04-29 Oncothyreon prices underwritten public offering of common stock 0 None
2011-04-29 LifePoint Hospitals first quarter revenues increase 13.0% to $888.6 million 0 None
2011-04-29 Amerigroup first quarter total revenues increase 12.3% to $1.54 billion 0 None
2011-04-29 China Pharmaceuticals net sales increase 28% to $34,184,906 0 None
2011-04-29 Iroko Pharmaceuticals announces acquisition of iCeutica 0 None
2011-04-29 HealthSpring reports net income of $44.2 million for first quarter 2011 0 None
2011-04-28 ZOLL Medical second quarter revenues increase 14% to $122.5 million 0 None
2011-04-28 Cerus first quarter total revenue is $6.6 million for 2011 0 None
2011-04-28 Informed Medical Decisions announces acquisition of AccessDNA 0 None
2011-04-28 GE Healthcare reaches agreement to acquire Applied Precision 0 None
2011-04-28 Adolor first quarter net loss decreases to $7.3 million 0 None
2011-04-28 Nautic Partners announces acquisition of Omnicare Clinical Research 0 2
2011-04-28 Merck, Inspire announce expiration of HSR waiting period for cash tender offer 0 None
2011-04-28 Curis reports first quarter net loss of $6.8 million 0 None
2011-04-28 ViroPharma reports net sales of $127 million for first quarter 2011 0 None
2011-04-28 Bruker first quarter revenue increases 29% to $357.0 million 0 None
2011-04-28 Celgene non-GAAP total revenue increases 40% to $1.11 billion 0 None
2011-04-28 Invacare first quarter earnings per share increases 156% to $0.23 0 None
2011-04-28 Aetna first quarter operating earnings is $560.2 million for 2011 0 None
2011-04-28 AVEO reports total revenue of $133.6 million for first quarter 2011 0 None
2011-04-28 Aetna enters agreement to procure Prodigy Health Group 0 None
2011-04-28 Northstar Healthcare acquires ownership interests in Texas based radiation therapy cancer treatment centers 0 None
2011-04-28 Novo Nordisk first quarter net profit increases 23% to DKK 4,073 million 0 None
2011-04-28 Global Health Partner revenues increase 27% to SEK 178.9 million 0 None
2011-04-28 Cell Therapeutics to sell $16.0 million of shares of Series 12 Preferred Stock and warrants 0 None
2011-04-28 Affymetrix reports total revenue of $73.7 million for first quarter 2011 0 None
2011-04-27 Neovasc 2010 consolidated net loss decreases to $2,630,885 0 None
2011-04-27 Merck board approves additional $5 billion share repurchase program 0 None
2011-04-27 ProtoKinetix, Imaginative Research Associates partner to formulate topical anti-inflammation product 0 None
2011-04-27 Alere first quarter net revenue increases to $582.5 million 0 None
2011-04-27 Corning first quarter sales increase 24% to $1.9 billion 0 None
2011-04-27 Mastech first quarter revenue increases 27% to $19.9 million 0 None
2011-04-27 Getinge Group net sales decrease 6.0% to SEK 5,241 for first quarter 2011 0 1
2011-04-27 Spectranetics revenue increases 5% to $30.4 million for first quarter 2011 0 None
2011-04-27 Watson reports net revenue of $876.5 million for first quarter 2011 0 None
2011-04-27 Thermo Fisher revenues increase 4% to $2.72 billion for first quarter 2011 0 None
2011-04-27 JumpStart Ventures invests $250,000 in SPR Therapeutics 0 None
2011-04-27 Wolters Kluwer Health enters agreement to acquire Lexi-Comp 0 None
2011-04-27 LSP announces initial public offering of Life Sciences Fund on NYSE Euronext 0 None
2011-04-27 Karo Bio reports net loss of MSEK 47.7 for January - March 2011 0 None
2011-04-27 Sagent Pharma closes initial public offering of 5,750,000 shares of common stock 0 None
2011-04-27 Synthes, JNJ sign merger agreement for orthopaedics business 0 None
2011-04-27 PPD reports net revenue of $383.2 million for first quarter 2011 0 None
2011-04-27 QHR signs agreement to acquire EMIS assets 0 None
2011-04-26 Humana declares quarterly cash dividend, anticipates first quarter diluted EPS of $1.86 0 None
2011-04-26 Waters first quarter sales rise 16% to $428 million 0 None
2011-04-26 Amedisys net service revenue decreases 11.8% to $364.3 million 0 None
2011-04-26 Accuray announces expiration of HSR waiting period for TomoTherapy acquisition 0 None
2011-04-26 LCA-Vision reports first profitable quarter in three years 0 None
2011-04-26 MiMedx first quarter revenue increases to $1,044,000 0 None
2011-04-26 Teleflex first quarter net revenue increases 6% to $388.7 million 0 None
2011-04-26 Centene first quarter premium and service revenues increase 15.4% to $1.2 billion 0 None
2011-04-26 Roper sales increase 21% to $645 million for first quarter ended March 31, 2011 0 None
2011-04-26 KCI total revenue increases 3% to $501.2 million for first quarter 2011 0 None
2011-04-26 Neusoft signs subscription agreement with Aerotel Medical Systems 0 None
2011-04-26 Oxford Nanopore raises $41 million via private placement of ordinary shares 0 None
2011-04-25 Taro's Brampton facility regains FDA acceptable regulatory status 0 None
2011-04-25 Highmark to open additional Direct retail health insurance stores in Pennsylvania 0 None
2011-04-25 AstraZeneca selects Biologics as U.S. channel partner for vandetanib 0 None
2011-04-25 OCM announces acquisition of Diagnostics Plus 0 None
2011-04-25 Alpine Access completes third party audit for compliance with HIPAA and HITECH Acts 0 None
2011-04-25 Pharmasset reports net loss of $19.9 million for quarter ended March 31, 2011 0 None
2011-04-25 CareView closes $20 million financing with HealthCor 0 None
2011-04-25 nSpire Health sales increase 3% to $27.6M for 2011 0 None
2011-04-25 CHS issues statement in response to Tenet rejection of all-cash offer 0 None
2011-04-22 Saint Vincent Hospital to build new cancer center in downtown Worcester 0 None
2011-04-22 Novation adds BIOTRONIK to Cardiac Rhythm Management Devices portfolio 0 None
2011-04-22 Tenet Healthcare board rejects revised undervalue proposal from Community Health Systems 0 None
2011-04-22 U.S. healthcare costs continue to increase at a declining rate 0 None
2011-04-22 Creekridge Capital, Healthland partner to offer financing solutions for healthcare information system 0 None
2011-04-22 iMD to expand Medical Diagnostics operations 0 None
2011-04-22 Cybex first quarter net sales increase 19% to $31.0 million 0 None
2011-04-22 Valeant issues statement to shareholders of Cephalon 0 None
2011-04-22 Cephalon files definitive Consent Revocation Statement, recommends shareholders to reject Valeant's proposals 0 None
2011-04-22 Prism Medical first quarter revenue increases 32% to $1.8 million 0 None
2011-04-22 UHT net income is $4.1 million for quarter ended March 31, 2011 0 None
2011-04-22 Endologix total revenue increases 28% to $18.5 million for first quarter 2011 0 None
2011-04-22 Sonomax net revenue decreases to $642,766 for year ended December 31, 2010 0 None
2011-04-21 MRG: Radioembolization is expected to grow from $50M in sales in 2011 to $128M in 2015 0 4
2011-04-21 Life Time Fitness first quarter revenue increases 9.5% to $240.6 million 0 None
2011-04-21 Repligen anticipates 30% increase in total revenues for 2011 0 None
2011-04-21 Meridian Bioscience second quarter net sales increases 32% to $41.1 million 0 None
2011-04-21 UnitedHealth Group's consolidated first quarter 2011 revenues increased 10% year-over-year 0 None
2011-04-21 Baxter’s first quarter global sales increase 12% to $3.3 billion 0 None
2011-04-21 Alexion first quarter non-GAAP net income increases to $56.3 million 0 None
2011-04-21 Hanmi granted exclusive rights to Kinex KX01 Src kinase/pretubulin dual mechanism inhibitor for oncology indications 0 3
2011-04-21 LabCorp first quarter revenues increase 14.6% to $1,368.4 million 0 None
2011-04-21 Covidien second quarter net sales up 10% to $2.80 billion 0 None
2011-04-21 Biogen Idec first quarter revenues increase 9% to $1.2 billion 0 None
2011-04-21 ICON first quarter net revenue increases 4.6% to $229 million 0 None
2011-04-21 KellBenx secures $2.5 million from initial funding round 0 None
2011-04-21 Meda completes acquisition of Antula 0 None
2011-04-21 BSD Medical sells hyperthermia systems to a U.S. Government medical facility 0 None
2011-04-21 Neuralstem signs MoU with BaYi Brain Hospital for ischemic stroke program in China 0 None
2011-04-21 Cancer Centers of North Carolina buys WROS from Wake Radiology 0 None
2011-04-21 Shanghai Pharmaceutical and Pfizer enter MOU to pursue potential business opportunities 0 None
2011-04-21 United Medical Systems expands mobile stereotactic biopsy operations with acquisition of Mobile Biopsy 0 None
2011-04-20 Prism Pharmaceuticals to be acquired by Baxter 0 None
2011-04-20 Aduro raises $19.25 million through Series B equity financing 0 None
2011-04-20 St. Jude Medical first quarter net sales increases 9% to $1.376 billion 0 None
2011-04-20 bluebird bio announces receipt of additional $30 million in financing 0 None
2011-04-20 BIOTECH Development Partners provides funds to Biomagnetics 0 None
2011-04-20 Quest Diagnostics first quarter revenues increase to $1.8 billion 0 None
2011-04-20 Forest acquires worldwide rights to novel antiarrhythmic agent azimilide 0 None
2011-04-20 Sartorius first-quarter sales revenue increases 14.4% to 172.1 million euros 0 None
2011-04-20 Furiex acquires full rights to JNJ-Q2, a novel broad-spectrum fluoroquinolone antibiotic 0 None
2011-04-20 Alnylam, Precision NanoSystems enter collaboration for discovery of novel small lipid nanoparticles 0 None
2011-04-20 Sagent prices initial public offering at $16.00 per share 0 None
2011-04-20 Ampio raises $12.732 million through private placement of common stock 0 None
2011-04-20 TCI forecasts cancer vaccine market to approach $3 billion in 2015 0 None
2011-04-19 Forest Labs fourth quarter net sales increase 9.7% to $1,091.9 million 0 None
2011-04-19 Johnson & Johnson reports net sales of $16.2 billion for first quarter 2011 0 None
2011-04-19 Circassia closes $98 million fundraising for lead allergy programmes 0 None
2011-04-19 BioSante, Aduro BioTech enter license agreement for GVAX cancer vaccines 0 None
2011-04-19 Essilor first quarter revenue increases to €1,027.6 million 0 None
2011-04-19 BioSante licenses Pancreas and Prostate cancer vaccines to Aduro BioTech 0 None
2011-04-19 Molina Healthcare reports net income of $17.4 million for first quarter 2011 0 None
2011-04-19 Stericycle acquires Healthcare Waste Solutions 0 None
2011-04-18 Premier healthcare alliance awards new SEEDS agreement for waste management products and services 0 None
2011-04-18 ValueOptions enters alliance with LifeSpeak 0 None
2011-04-18 Tenet Healthcare board to review Community Health Systems' revised all-cash proposal 0 None
2011-04-18 OnPoint Medical Diagnostics becomes wholly-owned subsidiary of Vertical Health Solutions 0 None
2011-04-18 MRO announces Keystone acquisition 0 None
2011-04-18 Pharma Tech expands agreement for Shasta Genstrip 0 None
2011-04-18 ARCA biopharma to sell $3 million of common stock and warrants in registered direct offering 0 None
2011-04-18 Symphony Technology Group acquires ImpactRx 0 None
2011-04-18 Emerald Dairy fourth quarter total revenue increases 10.0% to 14.8 million 0 None
2011-04-18 Double Eagle acquires Fuse Science 0 None
2011-04-18 CoDa Therapeutics raises $19.2 million in Series B financing 0 None
2011-04-18 Amedisys enters agreement to acquire Beacon Hospice 0 None
2011-04-18 Community Health Systems announces new $6.00 per share cash offer for Tenet 0 None
2011-04-18 Vyteris closes previously announced merger with MediSync BioServices 0 None
2011-04-18 Baxter enters definitive agreement to acquire Prism 0 None
2011-04-18 Centinel Spine reports record 47% increase in sales for first quarter 2011 0 None
2011-04-18 Tibet Pharmaceuticals' updated online Investor Fact Sheet is now available in China 0 None
2011-04-18 Edgewater, Haldimand sign deal to acquire supply chain services from SSW 0 None
2011-04-18 Amylin reports total revenue of $152.7 million for quarter ended March 31, 2011 0 None
2011-04-18 Prism Medical acquires Movement 2 0 None
2011-04-18 Nuvo Research to acquire ZARS Pharma 0 None
2011-04-18 Biotech Synergy concludes EP-2101 asset transfer, cancer epitopes related portfolio 0 None
2011-04-18 Eli Lilly total revenue increases 6% to $5.839 billion for first quarter 2010 0 None
2011-04-16 Health care continues to shine in the U.S. Real Estate Investment Trust world 0 None
2011-04-16 Best Practices develops Market Research Excellence Services for business executives 0 None
2011-04-16 Merck expects 2011 non-GAAP EPS to be in the range of $3.64 to $3.76 0 None
2011-04-16 Johnson & Johnson provides further details regarding distribution rights for REMICADE, SIMPONI 0 None
2011-04-15 Merck begins tender offer for all Inspire shares 0 1
2011-04-15 RXi prices underwritten public offering of 11,950,000 shares of common stock 0 None
2011-04-15 Alliance HealthCare Services acquires 24/7 Radiology 0 None
2011-04-15 RXi Pharmaceuticals acquires Apthera 0 None
2011-04-12 SXC enters definitive agreement to acquire MedMetrics 0 None
2011-04-12 Shrink Nanotechnologies to acquire Nanopoint 0 None
2011-04-12 Nano Terra announces acquisition of Surface Logix 0 None
2011-04-12 Biomet net sales increase 1% to $678 million for third fiscal quarter 2011 0 None
2011-04-12 VitaminSpice receives revised PO from West & Associates for $6.94 million 0 None
2011-04-12 Novelos Therapeutics acquires Cellectar 0 None
2011-04-11 Lantheus begins exchange offer for eligible holders 0 None
2011-04-11 Endo Pharmaceuticals to acquire American Medical Systems 0 None
2011-04-11 Sanofi-aventis acquires Genzyme 0 None
2011-04-08 QAD and Strategic Information Group to host Southern California Life Sciences Executive Forum 0 None
2011-04-08 McKinley Infocapital to distribute Biofield Breast Diagnostic System in Korea 0 None
2011-04-08 Kaydon completes HAHN-Gasfedern acquisition 0 5
2011-04-08 BSD Medical second quarter net loss decreases 19% to $1,554,000 0 None
2011-04-08 Unity receives first order for new BD Italian Tablet press 0 None
2011-04-08 Creekridge Capital reports record-breaking volume for first quarter 2011 0 None
2011-04-08 The MED Group creates National Orthotics and Prosthetics Network 0 None
2011-04-08 Sangamo prices public offering of 6.7M shares of common stock 0 None
2011-04-08 Novation adds St. Jude Medical to portfolio of Cardiac Rhythm Management products 0 None
2011-04-08 HCP closes acquisition of HCR ManorCare facilities for $6.1 billion 0 None
2011-04-08 Amgen acquires Bergamo, expands operations in Brazil 0 None
2011-04-08 Impax, Banner Pharmacaps collaborate for commercialization of softgel capsule products 0 None
2011-04-08 Idenix prices underwritten registered public offering of 18 million shares of common stock 0 None
2011-04-08 Idenix begins underwritten registered public offering of common stock 0 None
2011-04-08 Catalyst Health prices public offering of 5,500,000 shares of common stock 0 None
2011-04-08 Alcon to merge with Novartis at its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders 0 None
2011-04-08 Rochester Medical acquires Laprolan 0 None
2011-04-07 Rite Aid reports fourth quarter net loss of $205.7 million 0 None
2011-04-07 Gerresheimer first quarter group revenues increase 5.2% to EUR 236.6m 0 None
2011-04-07 Alnylam defends against Tekmira complaint, files answer and counterclaim 0 None
2011-04-07 Nuron Biotech announces acquisition of Wyeth's HibTITER vaccine assets 0 None
2011-04-06 LabCorp to acquire Orchid Cellmark 0 None
2011-04-06 Ascletis raises $100 million in committed financing 0 None
2011-04-06 Lupin grants Salix exclusive worldwide rights to rifaximin 0 None
2011-04-06 Nu Skin first-quarter revenue increases 9% to $395 million 0 None
2011-04-06 Viking expects record sales of $3.0 million for quarter ended March 31, 2011 0 None
2011-04-06 BioLife Solutions first quarter revenue is $611,000 for March 31, 2011 0 None
2011-04-06 Sagent begins initial public offering of 5,000,000 shares of common stock 0 None
2011-04-06 MEDICREA reports €18.2 million annual sales for first quarter 2011 0 None
2011-04-06 GenVec announces one for ten reverse stock split 0 None
2011-04-06 Senate plans Tuesday vote on 1099 provision repeal 0 None
2011-04-06 Merck enters definitive agreement to acquire Inspire 0 None
2011-04-06 Footstar acquires CPEX Pharmaceuticals 0 None
2011-04-05 Incyte earns $15M milestone payment from Novartis for INCB28060 Phase I dose-escalation cancer trial 0 None
2011-04-05 La Jolla acquires GliaMed's novel class of compounds 0 None
2011-04-05 Scripted engages CW Rainmakers for Genmed awareness campaign 0 None
2011-04-05 Court grants motion to dismiss Cryo-Cell International lawsuit against Cord Blood America 0 None
2011-04-05 Promega expands into Brazil 0 None
2011-04-05 Angiotech's affected creditors unanimously approve Second Amended and Restated Plan of Compromise or Arrangement 0 None
2011-04-05 Ennova Direct offers consumer electronics patent portfolio for sale 0 None
2011-04-05 DuPont receives EC approval to acquire all Danisco shares for DKK 665 0 None
2011-04-05 Thermo Fisher completes Athena and Lancaster sales for $940 million 0 None
2011-04-05 Health Care REIT acquires $2.4 billion Genesis real estate assets 0 None
2011-04-04 Morphotek acquires tumor targeting assets from TMI 0 None
2011-04-04 CompCare fourth quarter total revenue increases 371% to $17.9 million 0 None
2011-04-04 Champions Biotechnology is now Champions Oncology 0 None
2011-04-04 International Isotopes 2010 net loss increases 49% to $6,802,014 0 None
2011-04-04 Sigma-Aldrich establishes European Regional Headquarters in Switzerland 0 None
2011-04-04 Southern Home Medical reports 6.6% increase in 2010 revenues 0 None
2011-04-04 Axxora.com to distribute TGR's new ELISAONE technology assay reagents in the US and South America 0 None
2011-04-04 Pronto to distribute Signal's Myeloma Prognostic Risk Signature test in Israel 0 None
2011-04-04 Medela acquires Ontario-based Bravado Designs 0 None
2011-04-04 Daiichi Sankyo acquires Plexxikon 0 None
2011-04-04 NCI acquires AdvanceMed 0 None
2011-04-04 Catalyst Health Solutions to sell 5,500,000 shares of common stock 0 None
2011-04-04 Vermillion, Quest Diagnostics enter agreement to launch OVA1 IVDMIA assay in India 0 None
2011-04-04 Quest Diagnostics completes Athena Diagnostics acquisition 0 None
2011-04-04 KKR affiliate to acquire Pfizer's Capsugel business 0 None
2011-04-04 Bruker closes acquisition of Michrom 0 None
2011-04-04 GeneLink net sales decrease 8.4% to $7,839,972 for 2010 0 None
2011-04-04 DJO Global intends to offer $300 million in senior notes due 2018 0 None
2011-04-04 Esaote acquires 3mensio 0 None
2011-04-04 OncoSec acquires certain assets of Inovio 0 None
2011-04-04 GLT changes its brand name to Nordson EFD Deutschland 0 None
2011-04-04 Techne's R&D Systems acquires Boston Biochem assets 0 None
2011-04-04 Sanofi-aventis completes exchange offer for all shares of Genzyme common stock 0 None
2011-04-04 SMT announces $10.5 million financing to develop novel device for use in TAVI procedures 0 None
2011-04-04 QIAGEN to acquire Cellestis 0 5
2011-04-02 Skilled Healthcare Group's RCO signs operating lease for Lindenwood Nursing Home in Omaha 0 None
2011-04-02 HealthPartners membership increased by 4.6% in 2010 0 None
2011-04-02 Labopharm receives Nasdaq non-compliance notice for minimum Market Value of Listed Securities 0 None
2011-04-02 Optimer reports grant of inducement stock options 0 None
2011-04-02 NeoStem revenues increase 13% for the year ended December 31, 2010 0 None
2011-04-02 GNC underwriters exercise option to purchase additional 3.375 million shares 0 None
2011-04-02 Minnesota medical spending reached $17.4 billion in 2010 0 None
2011-04-02 HQH pays stock distribution of $0.31 per share 0 None
2011-04-02 Nipro Diagnostics recognized with SFMA Manufacturer of the Year Award 0 None
2011-04-01 ULURU fourth quarter net loss decreases to $0.3 million 0 None
2011-04-01 3M announces acquisition of Zargis Medical assets 0 None
2011-04-01 New Mexico Software annual revenue decreases 5% to $3.48 million 0 None
2011-04-01 UHS acquires Emergent Group and PRI Medical 0 None
2011-04-01 Microbix closes private financing for $0.35 per share 0 None
2011-04-01 Baylor, Select announce closing of joint venture transaction 0 None
2011-04-01 Angiotech files Second Amended and Restated CCAA Plan of Compromise or Arrangement 0 None
2011-04-01 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota reports $9 billion revenue for 2010 0 None
2011-04-01 Akela reports net income of $1.5 million for three months ended December 31, 2010 0 None

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