News tagged with acquisitions
(AP)—German drug company Bayer AG says it has agreed to buy California-based Conceptus for around $1.1 billion to expand the kinds of birth control it offers.
Medications Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Study reveals linguistic deficits behind autistic children's difficulties understanding other people
One of the defining characteristics of autism is difficulty communicating with others. However, it is unclear whether those struggles arise only from the poor social skills commonly associated with autism, ...
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 23, 2013 | 4 / 5 (4) | 1 |
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has issued a new white paper, "Assuring Safety and Quality in Image Guided Delivery of Radiation Therapy," that recommends best practices to improve the safety and effectiveness ...
Cancer Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Getting an MRI can be an uncomfortable experience, particularly for a 40-minute or longer scan. In the US at least, it is also quite expensive—the same kind of scan costing just over ...
Medical research Mar 21, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (8) | 3 |
Results of a major HIV prevention trial suggest that daily use of a product – whether a vaginal gel or an oral tablet – does not appear to be the right approach for preventing HIV in young, unmarried African women.
HIV & AIDS Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Research conducted by Penn State Brandywine Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies Jennifer Zosh has discovered that toddlers learn new words more effectively by using their knowledge ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Language mixing – using elements from two languages in the same sentence – is frequent among bilingual parents and could pose a challenge for vocabulary acquisition by one- and two-year-old children, according to a new ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Run3D Ltd, a new Oxford University spin-out company, provides a pioneering service to help runners avoid a common form of injury.
Health Dec 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Familiar categories whose members appear in orderly sequences are processed differently than others in the brain, according to new research published by David Eagleman in the open access journal Frontiers in Neuroscience on Dec ...
Neuroscience Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Drug and medical device maker Baxter International plans to buy the privately held Swedish company Gambro AB for about $2.76 billion to broaden its dialysis product portfolio.
Other Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A good night's sleep can help children to acquire and retain vocabulary, according to new research by psychologists at the University of York and Sheffield Hallam University.
Health Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Straightforward imaging with an infrared, thermal, camera for detecting breast cancer early without the discomfort or inconvenience of mammography or biomolecular tests, according to a study to be published in the International Jo ...
Cancer Nov 14, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Languages are highly complex systems and yet most children seem to acquire language easily, even in the absence of formal instruction. New research on young children's use of British Sign Language (BSL) sheds light on one ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 13, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A dedicated critical care ultrasound (CCUS) training program could help improve physician trainees' knowledge and skills at the bedside.
Other Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new 90-day intravaginal ring has been developed—that for the first time—enables the long-lasting vaginal delivery of tenofovir (TFV), the only topical prophylactic shown to be effective at reducing the sexual transmission ...
HIV & AIDS Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Mergers and acquisitions
The phrase mergers and acquisitions (abbreviated M&A) refers to the aspect of corporate strategy, corporate finance and management dealing with the buying, selling and combining of different companies that can aid, finance, or help a growing company in a given industry grow rapidly without having to create another business entity.
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