Glycosylation: The chemical or biochemical addition of carbohydrate or glycosyl groups to other chemicals, especially peptides or proteins. Glycosyl transferases are used in this biochemical reaction.Grindelia: A plant genus of the family ASTERACEAE. Members contain triterpenoid sapogenins.Horses: Large, hoofed mammals of the family EQUIDAE. Horses are active day and night with most of the day spent seeking and consuming food. Feeding peaks occur in the early morning and late afternoon, and there are several daily periods of rest.Horse Diseases: Diseases of domestic and wild horses of the species Equus caballus.DairyingMammary Glands, Animal: MAMMARY GLANDS in the non-human MAMMALS.Cattle: Domesticated bovine animals of the genus Bos, usually kept on a farm or ranch and used for the production of meat or dairy products or for heavy labor.United StatesHoof and Claw: Highly keratinized processes that are sharp and curved, or flat with pointed margins. They are found especially at the end of the limbs in certain animals.Lead PoisoningLactation: The processes of milk secretion by the maternal MAMMARY GLANDS after PARTURITION. The proliferation of the mammary glandular tissue, milk synthesis, and milk expulsion or let down are regulated by the interactions of several hormones including ESTRADIOL; PROGESTERONE; PROLACTIN; and OXYTOCIN.EnglandAsthenia: Clinical sign or symptom manifested as debility, or lack or loss of strength and energy.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Great BritainPrevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Staphylococcal Infections: Infections with bacteria of the genus STAPHYLOCOCCUS.WalesLameness, Animal: A departure from the normal gait in animals.Corynebacterium Infections: Infections with bacteria of the genus CORYNEBACTERIUM.Population Surveillance: Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Cell Count: The number of CELLS of a specific kind, usually measured per unit volume or area of sample.Lead: A soft, grayish metal with poisonous salts; atomic number 82, atomic weight 207.19, symbol Pb. (Dorland, 28th)Streptococcal Infections: Infections with bacteria of the genus STREPTOCOCCUS.Age Factors: Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.Drug Utilization: The utilization of drugs as reported in individual hospital studies, FDA studies, marketing, or consumption, etc. This includes drug stockpiling, and patient drug profiles.Oxytetracycline: A TETRACYCLINE analog isolated from the actinomycete STREPTOMYCES rimosus and used in a wide variety of clinical conditions.Hemoglobin J: A group of abnormal hemoglobins with similar electrophoretic characteristics. They have faster electrophoretic mobility and different amino acid substitutions in either the alpha or beta chains than normal adult hemoglobin. Some of the variants produce hematologic abnormalities, others result in no clinical disorders.Seasons: Divisions of the year according to some regularly recurrent phenomena usually astronomical or climatic. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Organizations, Nonprofit: Organizations which are not operated for a profit and may be supported by endowments or private contributions.Data Collection: Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.Physician's Practice Patterns: Patterns of practice related to diagnosis and treatment as especially influenced by cost of the service requested and provided.Incidence: The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.History, 20th Century: Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.Drug Prescriptions: Directions written for the obtaining and use of DRUGS.Cohort Studies: Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.Family Practice: A medical specialty concerned with the provision of continuing, comprehensive primary health care for the entire family.ScotlandReferral and Consultation: The practice of sending a patient to another program or practitioner for services or advice which the referring source is not prepared to provide.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Cloxacillin: A semi-synthetic antibiotic that is a chlorinated derivative of OXACILLIN.Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice: Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).Infant, Newborn: An infant during the first month after birth.LondonCephapirin: Cephalosporin antibiotic, partly plasma-bound, that is effective against gram-negative and gram-positive organisms.Staphylococcus aureus: Potentially pathogenic bacteria found in nasal membranes, skin, hair follicles, and perineum of warm-blooded animals. They may cause a wide range of infections and intoxications.Anti-Bacterial Agents: Substances that reduce the growth or reproduction of BACTERIA.Practice Guidelines as Topic: Directions or principles presenting current or future rules of policy for assisting health care practitioners in patient care decisions regarding diagnosis, therapy, or related clinical circumstances. The guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by the convening of expert panels. The guidelines form a basis for the evaluation of all aspects of health care and delivery.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Follow-Up Studies: Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.Drug Costs: The amount that a health care institution or organization pays for its drugs. It is one component of the final price that is charged to the consumer (FEES, PHARMACEUTICAL or PRESCRIPTION FEES).Guideline Adherence: Conformity in fulfilling or following official, recognized, or institutional requirements, guidelines, recommendations, protocols, pathways, or other standards.Attitude to Health: Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.Health Care Surveys: Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.Patient Acceptance of Health Care: The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.Corynebacterium: A genus of asporogenous bacteria that is widely distributed in nature. Its organisms appear as straight to slightly curved rods and are known to be human and animal parasites and pathogens.Mass Screening: Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.CaliforniaSex Factors: Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.Streptococcus: A genus of gram-positive, coccoid bacteria whose organisms occur in pairs or chains. No endospores are produced. Many species exist as commensals or parasites on man or animals with some being highly pathogenic. A few species are saprophytes and occur in the natural environment.Insurance, Pharmaceutical Services: Insurance providing for payment of services rendered by the pharmacist. Services include the preparation and distribution of medical products.Databases, Factual: Extensive collections, reputedly complete, of facts and data garnered from material of a specialized subject area and made available for analysis and application. The collection can be automated by various contemporary methods for retrieval. The concept should be differentiated from DATABASES, BIBLIOGRAPHIC which is restricted to collections of bibliographic references.Australia: The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.History, 21st Century: Time period from 2001 through 2100 of the common era.IndiaAge Distribution: The frequency of different ages or age groups in a given population. The distribution may refer to either how many or what proportion of the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.Hygiene: The science dealing with the establishment and maintenance of health in the individual and the group. It includes the conditions and practices conducive to health. (Webster, 3d ed)Registries: The systems and processes involved in the establishment, support, management, and operation of registers, e.g., disease registers.Rural Population: The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.HIV Infections: Includes the spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus infections that range from asymptomatic seropositivity, thru AIDS-related complex (ARC), to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).Medical Audit: A detailed review and evaluation of selected clinical records by qualified professional personnel for evaluating quality of medical care.Drug Utilization Review: Formal programs for assessing drug prescription against some standard. Drug utilization review may consider clinical appropriateness, cost effectiveness, and, in some cases, outcomes. Review is usually retrospective, but some analysis may be done before drugs are dispensed (as in computer systems which advise physicians when prescriptions are entered). Drug utilization review is mandated for Medicaid programs beginning in 1993.GermanyCommerce: The interchange of goods or commodities, especially on a large scale, between different countries or between populations within the same country. It includes trade (the buying, selling, or exchanging of commodities, whether wholesale or retail) and business (the purchase and sale of goods to make a profit). (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, p411, p2005 & p283)Regression Analysis: Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.Health Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.Breeding: The production of offspring by selective mating or HYBRIDIZATION, GENETIC in animals or plants.Demography: Statistical interpretation and description of a population with reference to distribution, composition, or structure.Hospitals, Public: Hospitals controlled by various types of government, i.e., city, county, district, state or federal.Health Services Accessibility: The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.Hydroxylamine: A colorless inorganic compound (HONH2) used in organic synthesis and as a reducing agent, due to its ability to donate nitric oxide.Logistic Models: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.Novobiocin: An antibiotic compound derived from Streptomyces niveus. It has a chemical structure similar to coumarin. Novobiocin binds to DNA gyrase, and blocks adenosine triphosphatase (ATPase) activity. (From Reynolds, Martindale The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p189)Medical Staff, Hospital: Professional medical personnel approved to provide care to patients in a hospital.Weaning: Permanent deprivation of breast milk and commencement of nourishment with other food. (From Stedman, 25th ed)Cattle Diseases: Diseases of domestic cattle of the genus Bos. It includes diseases of cows, yaks, and zebus.Smoking: Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.Urban Population: The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.Specialization: An occupation limited in scope to a subsection of a broader field.Mycoplasma Infections: Infections with species of the genus MYCOPLASMA.Primary Health Care: Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)Outpatient Clinics, Hospital: Organized services in a hospital which provide medical care on an outpatient basis.MichiganInterviews as Topic: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.Random Allocation: A process involving chance used in therapeutic trials or other research endeavor for allocating experimental subjects, human or animal, between treatment and control groups, or among treatment groups. It may also apply to experiments on inanimate objects.Risk Assessment: The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)Quality Assurance, Health Care: Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.Staphylococcus: A genus of gram-positive, facultatively anaerobic, coccoid bacteria. Its organisms occur singly, in pairs, and in tetrads and characteristically divide in more than one plane to form irregular clusters. Natural populations of Staphylococcus are found on the skin and mucous membranes of warm-blooded animals. Some species are opportunistic pathogens of humans and animals.Program Evaluation: Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.Chi-Square Distribution: A distribution in which a variable is distributed like the sum of the squares of any given independent random variable, each of which has a normal distribution with mean of zero and variance of one. The chi-square test is a statistical test based on comparison of a test statistic to a chi-square distribution. The oldest of these tests are used to detect whether two or more population distributions differ from one another.Longitudinal Studies: Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.Victoria: A state in southeastern Australia, the southernmost state. Its capital is Melbourne. It was discovered in 1770 by Captain Cook and first settled by immigrants from Tasmania. In 1851 it was separated from New South Wales as a separate colony. Self-government was introduced in 1851; it became a state in 1901. It was named for Queen Victoria in 1851. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p1295 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, p574)Hospitalization: The confinement of a patient in a hospital.Ambulatory Care Facilities: Those facilities which administer health services to individuals who do not require hospitalization or institutionalization.State Medicine: A system of medical care regulated, controlled and financed by the government, in which the government assumes responsibility for the health needs of the population.Wounds and Injuries: Damage inflicted on the body as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity.New Zealand: A group of islands in the southwest Pacific. Its capital is Wellington. It was discovered by the Dutch explorer Abel Tasman in 1642 and circumnavigated by Cook in 1769. Colonized in 1840 by the New Zealand Company, it became a British crown colony in 1840 until 1907 when colonial status was terminated. New Zealand is a partly anglicized form of the original Dutch name Nieuw Zeeland, new sea land, possibly with reference to the Dutch province of Zeeland. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p842 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p378)Academic Medical Centers: Medical complexes consisting of medical school, hospitals, clinics, libraries, administrative facilities, etc.Escherichia coli Infections: Infections with bacteria of the species ESCHERICHIA COLI.Animals, Suckling: Young, unweaned mammals. Refers to nursing animals whether nourished by their biological mother, foster mother, or bottle fed.Pediatrics: A medical specialty concerned with maintaining health and providing medical care to children from birth to adolescence.Hospitals: Institutions with an organized medical staff which provide medical care to patients.Emergency Service, Hospital: Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.Gastroenterology: A subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the study of the physiology and diseases of the digestive system and related structures (esophagus, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas).Research: Critical and exhaustive investigation or experimentation, having for its aim the discovery of new facts and their correct interpretation, the revision of accepted conclusions, theories, or laws in the light of newly discovered facts, or the practical application of such new or revised conclusions, theories, or laws. (Webster, 3d ed)Ontario: A province of Canada lying between the provinces of Manitoba and Quebec. Its capital is Toronto. It takes its name from Lake Ontario which is said to represent the Iroquois oniatariio, beautiful lake. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p892 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p391)Nigeria: A republic in western Africa, south of NIGER between BENIN and CAMEROON. Its capital is Abuja.Health Services Needs and Demand: Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.Animal Husbandry: The science of breeding, feeding and care of domestic animals; includes housing and nutrition.Canada: The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.Health Care Costs: The actual costs of providing services related to the delivery of health care, including the costs of procedures, therapies, and medications. It is differentiated from HEALTH EXPENDITURES, which refers to the amount of money paid for the services, and from fees, which refers to the amount charged, regardless of cost.Zona Pellucida: A tough transparent membrane surrounding the OVUM. It is penetrated by the sperm during FERTILIZATION.Publishing: "The business or profession of the commercial production and issuance of literature" (Webster's 3d). It includes the publisher, publication processes, editing and editors. Production may be by conventional printing methods or by electronic publishing.Medicine: The art and science of studying, performing research on, preventing, diagnosing, and treating disease, as well as the maintenance of health.Housing: Living facilities for humans.Medicare: Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XVIII-Health Insurance for the Aged, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, that provides health insurance benefits to persons over the age of 65 and others eligible for Social Security benefits. It consists of two separate but coordinated programs: hospital insurance (MEDICARE PART A) and supplementary medical insurance (MEDICARE PART B). (Hospital Administration Terminology, AHA, 2d ed and A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, US House of Representatives, 1976)Managed Care Programs: Health insurance plans intended to reduce unnecessary health care costs through a variety of mechanisms, including: economic incentives for physicians and patients to select less costly forms of care; programs for reviewing the medical necessity of specific services; increased beneficiary cost sharing; controls on inpatient admissions and lengths of stay; the establishment of cost-sharing incentives for outpatient surgery; selective contracting with health care providers; and the intensive management of high-cost health care cases. The programs may be provided in a variety of settings, such as HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS and PREFERRED PROVIDER ORGANIZATIONS.Malawi: A republic in southern Africa east of ZAMBIA and MOZAMBIQUE. Its capital is Lilongwe. It was formerly called Nyasaland.Molecular Sequence Data: Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.Periodicals as Topic: A publication issued at stated, more or less regular, intervals.Delivery, Obstetric: Delivery of the FETUS and PLACENTA under the care of an obstetrician or a health worker. Obstetric deliveries may involve physical, psychological, medical, or surgical interventions.Housing, AnimalSouth Africa: A republic in southern Africa, the southernmost part of Africa. It has three capitals: Pretoria (administrative), Cape Town (legislative), and Bloemfontein (judicial). Officially the Republic of South Africa since 1960, it was called the Union of South Africa 1910-1960.Physicians: Individuals licensed to practice medicine.Zambia: A republic in southern Africa, south of DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO and TANZANIA, and north of ZIMBABWE. Its capital is Lusaka. It was formerly called Northern Rhodesia.Severity of Illness Index: Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.Linear Models: Statistical models in which the value of a parameter for a given value of a factor is assumed to be equal to a + bx, where a and b are constants. The models predict a linear regression.MarylandVietnamStudents: Individuals enrolled in a school or formal educational program.Quality of Health Care: The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.Delivery of Health Care: The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.Odds Ratio: The ratio of two odds. The exposure-odds ratio for case control data is the ratio of the odds in favor of exposure among cases to the odds in favor of exposure among noncases. The disease-odds ratio for a cohort or cross section is the ratio of the odds in favor of disease among the exposed to the odds in favor of disease among the unexposed. The prevalence-odds ratio refers to an odds ratio derived cross-sectionally from studies of prevalent cases.Continental Population Groups: Groups of individuals whose putative ancestry is from native continental populations based on similarities in physical appearance.Employee Discipline: Regulations or conditions imposed on employees by management in order to correct or prevent behaviors which are counterproductive to the organization.OhioSocial Class: A stratum of people with similar position and prestige; includes social stratification. Social class is measured by criteria such as education, occupation, and income.Reimbursement, Incentive: A scheme which provides reimbursement for the health services rendered, generally by an institution, and which provides added financial rewards if certain conditions are met. Such a scheme is intended to promote and reward increased efficiency and cost containment, with better care, or at least without adverse effect on the quality of the care rendered.Counseling: The giving of advice and assistance to individuals with educational or personal problems.Malaysia: A parliamentary democracy with a constitutional monarch in southeast Asia, consisting of 11 states (West Malaysia) on the Malay Peninsula and two states (East Malaysia) on the island of BORNEO. It is also called the Federation of Malaysia. Its capital is Kuala Lumpur. Before 1963 it was the Union of Malaya. It reorganized in 1948 as the Federation of Malaya, becoming independent from British Malaya in 1957 and becoming Malaysia in 1963 as a federation of Malaya, Sabah, Sarawak, and Singapore (which seceded in 1965). The form Malay- probably derives from the Tamil malay, mountain, with reference to its geography. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p715 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p329)Hemianopsia: Partial or complete loss of vision in one half of the visual field(s) of one or both eyes. Subtypes include altitudinal hemianopsia, characterized by a visual defect above or below the horizontal meridian of the visual field. Homonymous hemianopsia refers to a visual defect that affects both eyes equally, and occurs either to the left or right of the midline of the visual field. Binasal hemianopsia consists of loss of vision in the nasal hemifields of both eyes. Bitemporal hemianopsia is the bilateral loss of vision in the temporal fields. Quadrantanopsia refers to loss of vision in one quarter of the visual field in one or both eyes.Body Weight: The mass or quantity of heaviness of an individual. It is expressed by units of pounds or kilograms.Physicians, Family: Those physicians who have completed the education requirements specified by the American Academy of Family Physicians.Streptococcus agalactiae: A bacterium which causes mastitis in cattle and occasionally in man.Hong Kong: The former British crown colony located off the southeast coast of China, comprised of Hong Kong Island, Kowloon Peninsula, and New Territories. The three sites were ceded to the British by the Chinese respectively in 1841, 1860, and 1898. Hong Kong reverted to China in July 1997. The name represents the Cantonese pronunciation of the Chinese xianggang, fragrant port, from xiang, perfume and gang, port or harbor, with reference to its currents sweetened by fresh water from a river west of it.Sexual Behavior: Sexual activities of humans.Animal Migration: Periodic movements of animals in response to seasonal changes or reproductive instinct. Hormonal changes are the trigger in at least some animals. Most migrations are made for reasons of climatic change, feeding, or breeding.Golgi-Mazzoni Corpuscles: Thin capsules enveloping end nerve fibrils in the subcutaneous tissue of fingers.Mental Disorders: Psychiatric illness or diseases manifested by breakdowns in the adaptational process expressed primarily as abnormalities of thought, feeling, and behavior producing either distress or impairment of function.Multivariate Analysis: A set of techniques used when variation in several variables has to be studied simultaneously. In statistics, multivariate analysis is interpreted as any analytic method that allows simultaneous study of two or more dependent variables.Northern IrelandChronic Disease: Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)Parity: The number of offspring a female has borne. It is contrasted with GRAVIDITY, which refers to the number of pregnancies, regardless of outcome.gamma Catenin: A multi-functional catenin that is highly homologous to BETA CATENIN. Gamma catenin binds CADHERINS and helps link their cytoplasmic tails to ACTIN in the CYTOSKELETON via ALPHA CATENIN. It is also found in DESMOSOMES where it mediates the link between DESMOSOMAL CADHERINS and DESMOPLAKIN.Quality Indicators, Health Care: Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.Medical Records: Recording of pertinent information concerning patient's illness or illnesses.Patient Selection: Criteria and standards used for the determination of the appropriateness of the inclusion of patients with specific conditions in proposed treatment plans and the criteria used for the inclusion of subjects in various clinical trials and other research protocols.Ethnic Groups: A group of people with a common cultural heritage that sets them apart from others in a variety of social relationships.Disease Outbreaks: Sudden increase in the incidence of a disease. The concept includes EPIDEMICS and PANDEMICS.Lactoferrin: An iron-binding protein that was originally characterized as a milk protein. It is widely distributed in secretory fluids and is found in the neutrophilic granules of LEUKOCYTES. The N-terminal part of lactoferrin possesses a serine protease which functions to inactivate the TYPE III SECRETION SYSTEM used by bacteria to export virulence proteins for host cell invasion.Forecasting: The prediction or projection of the nature of future problems or existing conditions based upon the extrapolation or interpretation of existing scientific data or by the application of scientific methodology.Health Personnel: Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)Cause of Death: Factors which produce cessation of all vital bodily functions. They can be analyzed from an epidemiologic viewpoint.Escherichia coli: A species of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria (GRAM-NEGATIVE FACULTATIVELY ANAEROBIC RODS) commonly found in the lower part of the intestine of warm-blooded animals. It is usually nonpathogenic, but some strains are known to produce DIARRHEA and pyogenic infections. Pathogenic strains (virotypes) are classified by their specific pathogenic mechanisms such as toxins (ENTEROTOXIGENIC ESCHERICHIA COLI), etc.Poverty Areas: City, urban, rural, or suburban areas which are characterized by severe economic deprivation and by accompanying physical and social decay.Injections: Introduction of substances into the body using a needle and syringe.Analysis of Variance: A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.Athletic Injuries: Injuries incurred during participation in competitive or non-competitive sports.Nursing Homes: Facilities which provide nursing supervision and limited medical care to persons who do not require hospitalization.Quality Improvement: The attainment or process of attaining a new level of performance or quality.Outcome Assessment (Health Care): Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).Health Behavior: Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.Patient Readmission: Subsequent admissions of a patient to a hospital or other health care institution for treatment.Rural Health Services: Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.Internationality: The quality or state of relating to or affecting two or more nations. (After Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed)Contraception: Prevention of CONCEPTION by blocking fertility temporarily, or permanently (STERILIZATION, REPRODUCTIVE). Common means of reversible contraception include NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING METHODS; CONTRACEPTIVE AGENTS; or CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES.EuropeFrance: A country in western Europe bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, the English Channel, the Mediterranean Sea, and the countries of Belgium, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the principalities of Andorra and Monaco, and by the duchy of Luxembourg. Its capital is Paris.Alcohol Drinking: Behaviors associated with the ingesting of alcoholic beverages, including social drinking.Education, Medical, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform physicians of recent advances in their field.Universities: Educational institutions providing facilities for teaching and research and authorized to grant academic degrees.Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic: Works about clinical trials that involve at least one test treatment and one control treatment, concurrent enrollment and follow-up of the test- and control-treated groups, and in which the treatments to be administered are selected by a random process, such as the use of a random-numbers table.Health Resources: Available manpower, facilities, revenue, equipment, and supplies to produce requisite health care and services.New York City
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Today the city is made up of the following districts called quarters (cartiere in Romanian, negyedek in Hungarian): ... Oradea's current architecture is a mix of Communist-era apartment buildings, mainly in the outer quarters, and beautiful ... and even then they were required to return at nightfall to their own quarter. In 1835, permission was granted to live in any ... The West Station is located in the quarter of Ioşia, the Central station (called simply Oradea) is located closer to the city ...
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Also in the IRB Hall of Fame is Bill Maclagan, a 19th-century player for Scotland and the Lions, who played at three-quarters, ... Early names, such as "three-quarters" (for the wings and centres) and "outside-halves" (for fly-half) are still used by many in ... Players in the flanker positions were originally known as "wing forwards",[7] while in the backs, "centre three-quarter" and " ... They were further differentiated into half-backs, three-quarter-backs, and full-back. Specialised roles for the scrum also ...
Teams highlighted in green progress to the quarter-finals.. All times local: EET (UTC+2) ...
Quarter Finals[edit]. Date Team One Score Team Two 26/03. Peterborough. 43-47. Coventry ...
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Quarter-final YouTube Act. Quarter-final Wildcard Act. Participant Age(s) 1 Genre Act From Quarter-Final Result ... 2 These participants were entered into the Wildcard quarter-final after losing their initial quarter-final. ... eleven of these acts would later be given a second chance in the Wildcard quarter-final, after losing their initial quarter- ... Quarter-final Summary[edit]. The Quarterfinals began on July 12, 2011, and ended on August 17, 2011, with the conclusion of the ...
Quarter barrel (pony keg)[edit]. A quarter barrel, more commonly known as pony keg, is a beer vessel containing approximately ... A quarter-barrel has a volume of 7.75 U.S. gallons. Generally a keg is a vessel smaller than a barrel; thus, it is 30 gallons ... In the U.S. the terms half-barrel and quarter-barrel are derived from the U.S. beer barrel, legally defined as being equal to ... It is half the size of the standard beer keg and equivalent to a quarter of a barrel. The term pony refers to its smaller size ...
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4th quarter 2007[edit]. This is a summary of campaign finance for the fourth quarter of 2007, spanning from October 1, 2007 to ... 2nd quarter 2007[edit]. Campaign Finance Information according to the Federal Elections Commission as of July 17, 2007.[23] ... 1st quarter 2007[edit]. Campaign Finance Information according to the Federal Elections Commission as of March 31, 2007.[24] ... By default, the tables below sort the candidates by Receipts without loans for the 4th quarter of 2007. These values are ...
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First quarter *ARI - Jaron Brown 25-yard pass from Carson Palmer (Phil Dawson kick), 10:06. Cardinals 7-0. Drive: 8 plays, 82 ... First quarter *PHI - Trey Burton 15-yard pass from Carson Wentz (Jake Elliott kick), 8:19. Eagles 7-0. Drive: 10 plays, 49 ... Second quarter *ARI - John Brown 13-yard pass from Carson Palmer (Phil Dawson kick), 11:42. Eagles 21-7. Drive: 10 plays, 60 ... First quarter *ARI - Jaron Brown 3-yard pass from Drew Stanton (Phil Dawson kick), 10:15. Cardinals 7-0. Drive: 3 plays, 6 ...
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The housing market continued to make steady and modest gains in the first quarter of the year. Home prices were broadly rising ... in the first quarter. Among those aged under-35 the ownership rate fell even more markedly and was 34.2% in the latest quarter ... In the first quarter the average month payroll job gains was 225,000 per month. The number of job openings was 5.4 million as ... In the first quarter, rents rose 3.7%, essentially the double the rate of wage growth. Moreover, the tight credit requirements ...
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NYSE: UA, UAA) today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2017. The company reports its... ... Including other interest and expense, there was a net loss of $12 million in the second quarter and a $0.03 loss in diluted ... Our second quarter performance validates the strength of our multiple growth levers to deliver solid results in todays dynamic ... Under Armour will hold its second quarter 2017 conference call and webcast today at approximately 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The ...
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  • For the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2001, the Cupertino, Calif., company announced it had posted a net loss of $17.9 million, or 9 cents a share. (
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  • TRMB ) today announced financial results for the second quarter of 2016. (
  • Second quarter results were consistent with expectations and reinforced the trend towards higher revenue growth,' said Steven W. Berglund , Trimble's president and chief executive officer. (
  • PT to review its second quarter 2016 results. (
  • Vetter Software, the leading provider of cloud practice management software for veterinarians, today announced record results for the first quarter of 2014, highlighted by an increase in clinic count of more than 100% and revenue growth of more than 100%, as compared to the fourth quarter of 2013. (
  • These results compare to a net profit of $61 million, or $.08 per diluted share, and revenue of $2.01 billion in the year-ago quarter, and represent revenue growth of 75 percent and net profit growth of 425 percent. (
  • NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reis, Inc. (Nasdaq:REIS) ("Reis" or the "Company"), a leading provider of commercial real estate market information and analytical tools, announced its financial results and operational achievements for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. (
  • Chief Executive Randy Smallwood attributed the strong results to his company's low, fixed costs, which averaged about $4.10 per ounce during the quarter, and the period's average silver price of $38.38 per ounce. (
  • WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 4, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- OXiGENE, Inc. (Nasdaq:OXGN) (Stockholm:OXGN), a clinical-stage, biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics to treat cancer and eye diseases, reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2008 and presented an update on recent clinical and corporate progress. (
  • Members of OXiGENE's management team will review first quarter results via a webcast and conference call today at 2:00 p.m. (
  • Shares of DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) rose a modest 2.5% on Wednesday after the satellite imagery company released better-than-expected third-quarter 2016 results, marking its third straight quarterly beat and extending the stock's year-to-date gains to nearly 70% as of this writing. (
  • REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 7, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:OMED) today reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2015 and provided an update on progress toward 2015 corporate objectives and clinical development milestones. (
  • Our first quarter results either met or exceeded our expectations and mark a good start to 2016," said Chairman and CEO Bill Nuti. (
  • BELGRADE, Mt.--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- Bacterin International Holdings, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BONE), a leader in the development of revolutionary bone graft material and coatings for medical applications, today reported its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2013. (
  • DNDN ) today reported results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2013. (
  • Insteel's financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2011 were favorably impacted by the contribution from the Ivy facilities and widening spreads between selling prices and raw material costs. (
  • For the complete press release and transcript for Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE) Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results, please visit (
  • As the mine ramp-up progressed through the quarter, more stope ore was fed directly to the mill which improved our production results. (
  • Raanan Zilberman, Chief Executive Officer, commented, "We are somewhat pleased with our top line results for the third quarter. (
  • CALGARY, Alberta, May 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pieridae Energy Limited ("Pieridae" or the "Company") (PEA - TSXV) released its Q1 2020 results today, highlighted by the fact the Company recorded a second straight quarter with strong metrics in revenue, NOI, AFFO and daily production. (
  • CALGARY , May 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Caracal Energy Inc. ('Caracal' or the 'Company') (LSE:CRCL) is pleased its first quarter results for 2014. (
  • Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced financial results for its third fiscal quarter ended November 30, 2007. (
  • When Japan first reported third-quarter results, the negative growth placed the country in its second recession, defined as two consecutive quarters of contraction, in as many years. (
  • PCM, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCMI), a leading technology solutions provider, today reported financial results for the second quarter of 2013. (
  • Commenting on the Company's second quarter results, Frank Khulusi, Chairman, President and CEO of PCM, Inc. said, "I am very pleased to report our record second quarter results. (
  • He said tools for enterprise business applications accounted for 35 percent of the companys third quarter revenues, infrastructure application tools accounted for 40 percent, and embedded systems and devices tools accounted for 25 percent. (
  • Revenues for the first quarter 2015 totaled $9.7 million, as compared to $6.0 million in the first quarter of 2014. (
  • The Company reported revenues of approximately $8.3 million and a net loss for the second quarter of approximately $2.5 million, or ($0.05) per common share, compared to a net income of approximately $730,000, or $0.02 per common share, reported during the same period in 2012. (
  • As a percentage of revenues, selling and marketing expenses increased to 51%, which compares to 47% reported for the second quarter of 2012. (
  • Revenues for the quarter were $3.18 billion, up 41 per cent on the year-ago quarter and profits rose 86 per cent to $1.06 billion. (
  • Windows NT Server shipments doubled once again compared to the same quarter of the preceding year, and revenues for all server products were nearly double those of fiscal 1996. (
  • UnitedHealth Group's third quarter 2020 revenues of $65.1 billion compare to $60.4 billion a year ago, driven by growth at Optum and in UnitedHealthcare's public-sector and senior businesses. (
  • Revenues for the three months ended June 30, 2011 were $164,000, an increase of $47,000 or 40% compared with revenues of $117,000 for the corresponding 2010 quarter. (
  • Operating expenses in the third quarter were $38.7 million, or 25.0% of revenues, as compared to $30.3 million, or 21.0% of revenues, in the same quarter last year. (
  • Excluding these costs, operating expenses were $33.0 million, or 21.3% of revenues, as compared to $29.3 million, or 20.3% of revenues, in the same quarter last year. (
  • Total revenues for the first quarter of 2015 were $142,915 compared with $146,969 for the same period of 2014. (
  • Without taking into account the effect of the exchange rate variation, total revenues decreased by 15%, to US$112,381 for the first quarter of 2015 compared with US$132,178 for the same period of 2014. (
  • One thing casual investors might not know about Aflac is that most of its sales, usually in the neighborhood of two-thirds, are actually generated in Japan, not the U.S. This quarter, total revenues for Aflac Japan amounted to $3.8 billion, or about 67% of the company's total. (
  • At the heart of the city is the colonial French Quarter, where most of the buildings date from the eighteenth century. (
  • Spanning 14 blocks between Canal Street and Esplanade Avenue, and 7 blocks between the Mississippi River and North Rampart Street, the French Quarter is shown in this Ikonos image, acquired on August 28, 2002. (
  • Bourbon Street-a name almost synonymous with American jazz music-runs through the heart of the French Quarter, just below the center of the image. (
  • French Quarter Penthouse 360 degree view of Mississippi River! (
  • The Hyatt French Quarter is a fresh and modern hotel with large rooms and great amenities and good for families. (
  • Like any good French Quarter hotel, drinking and dining here is top-notch. (
  • A spacious lobby and a second-floor, walled, garden-and-fountain terrace supply tranquil areas for quiet reflection in time spent walking to French Quarter attractions. (
  • Featuring 18th-century French accents, French Quarter Inn rooms also offer contemporary niceties such as plush-top mattresses, a pillow menu, and complimentary high-speed Internet access. (
  • Guests enter the French Quarter Inn in a rotunda floored with green-and-cream marble, ascend to the second-floor lobby via a brass-door elevator, or climb a spiral staircase with charcoal-granite steps and mahogany-and-wrought-iron railings decorated with forged leaves. (
  • Artifact Software, Inc., today announced record quarterly subscription sales of its Lighthouse product, its fourth consecutive quarter of sales growth. (
  • Third quarter bookings were up, giving us better visibility and a strong backlog going into the fourth quarter," Levy said. (
  • For the fourth quarter, the Parnassus Fund - Investor Shares fell 13.04%, which compares to a loss of 13.52% for the S&P 500 and a loss of 14.41% for the Lipper average. (
  • AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- FirstMerit Corp. said Tuesday that its fourth-quarter net income rose 25 percent, as the amount and quality of its loans both increased and costs fell. (
  • Hewitt has won a US Open and a Wimbledon title, and reached the quarter-finals of his least-preferred major, the French, while never passing the fourth round at his favourite place. (
  • That limp performance is reflected in updated fourth quarter guidance, which estimates operating income between $130 million and $ 170 million vs. prior expectations of $207 million. (
  • Twitter has sold off nearly 20% after missing third quarter estimates and lowering fourth quarter guidance, raising fears that its user base will no longer support rapid growth. (
  • Jan 16 (Reuters) - No. 1 U.S. aluminum producer Alcoa Corp on Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter profit compared with a year-ago loss, helped by its bauxite and alumina segments. (
  • Net income attributable to Alcoa was $43 million, or 23 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, compared with a loss of $196 million, or $1.06 per share, a year earlier. (
  • In other words, even if France's economy achieves zero growth in the fourth quarter, the growth domestic product will rise by 1.1 per cent for 2015 as a whole. (
  • Germany and France performed better than economists forecast in the fourth quarter even as the sovereign debt crisis ravaged the economies of their smaller euro-area partners. (
  • The French economy, Europe's second largest, grew 0.2 percent in the fourth quarter, confounding the median forecast for a 0.2 percent contraction. (
  • The Italian and Dutch economies both contracted 0.7 percent in the fourth quarter from the third. (
  • The fourth quarter of 2011 was very weak, but we have seen a stream of both survey and hard data that seem to point to a stabilization in economic activity at a low level," European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said last week. (
  • The debt crisis escalated in the fourth quarter, sending Italian and Spanish bond yields soaring. (
  • From a year earlier, German GDP (GRGDPPGY) increased 1.5 percent in the fourth quarter. (
  • French corporate investment and exports drove fourth- quarter growth, a boost for President Nicolas Sarkozy as he prepares to declare his bid for a second term later today. (
  • Exports remained dynamic in the fourth quarter, helped mainly by the sale of transport products, while imports fell. (
  • The first quarter GDP grew at 0.5 percent. (
  • Topping off the strong quarter, new Lighthouse accounts grew more than 164% from Q4 2008 to Q1 2009. (
  • Managed Services was flat compared to the first quarter 2010, but grew 11% year-over-year in local currencies driven by a number of new smaller contracts. (
  • Gross domestic product grew by 7.8% over the previous year in the third quarter, according to the survey's median estimate. (
  • China's economy grew at a slightly faster than expected pace of 6.8% in the first quarter, buoyed by strong consumer demand, healthy exports and robust property investment. (
  • Consumption, which accounted for almost 80% of economic growth in the first quarter, played a significant role in supporting the economy even as risks grew for Chinese exporters. (
  • Revised figures showed that Japan's gross domestic product, grew 1.0% in the third quarter. (
  • The third quarter medical care ratio of 81.9% compared to 82.4% last year, impacted by modestly lower care patterns and the return of the health insurance tax, offset by the Company's COVID-19 assistance measures. (
  • The year-over-year comparison was impacted by the Company's acceleration of payments to care providers for needed health system liquidity, while the sequential comparison reflects increased care utilization from highly constrained second quarter levels. (
  • Discussing the Company's plans moving forward, Mr. Cashman said, 'We are very excited about SANUWAVE's future as we expect to achieve additional strategic milestones in the coming quarters. (
  • After reviewing the company's second-quarter conference call, transcribed by S&P Global Market Intelligence , I believe there are three noteworthy takeaways for investors from the quarter. (
  • In the company's first quarter , CEO Daniel Amos stated the delayed launch of new cancer insurance plans led to challenges. (
  • In the first quarter, rents rose 3.7%, essentially the double the rate of wage growth. (
  • Clinic growth of more than 100 percent quarter-over-quarter, including clinics in Africa, Europe, Australia and Latin America. (
  • Apple shipped 1,182,000 Macintosh units and 6,155,000 iPods during the quarter, representing 35 percent growth in Macs and 616 percent growth in iPods over the year-ago quarter. (
  • The first increase set off a boom and bust cycle that wiped out growth in the second quarter, as consumers drastically changed their spending patterns. (
  • That represents a faster pace of growth than seen in the second and third quarters of this year. (
  • MINNETONKA, Minn.--( BUSINESS WIRE )--During the third quarter of 2020, UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) saw continued growth, led by Optum and the UnitedHealthcare public-sector and senior benefits businesses, even as the Company continued its expansive COVID-19 response efforts supporting patients, care providers, customers and communities. (
  • During the second quarter, we made progress turning around what was a challenging first quarter, with solid growth in large accounts where we are focused," said John H. Johnson, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Dendreon. (
  • Urology led the way, with 37% quarter-over-quarter growth, and our highest-ever sales in this segment. (
  • Despite a more upbeat first quarter than expected, analysts still predict China's economic growth will slow to 6.5% this year, with the ongoing regulatory crackdown and US trade dispute seen as key risks, a Reuters poll showed. (
  • Our Personal Health businesses delivered another strong quarter, with 6% comparable sales growth and a 120-basis-point improvement in the Adjusted EBITA margin. (
  • Economic growth in France expanded by 0.3 per cent in the third quarter of 2015 according to the national statistics agency on Friday. (
  • For the third quarter domestic consumption helped to prop up the growth (+0.3% after 0.0% in second quarter). (
  • The Federal Statistics Office in Wiesbaden also revised third- quarter growth to 0.6 percent from 0.5 percent. (
  • The debt crisis has damped growth across Europe's currency bloc and pushed Greece, Portugal, Belgium, Italy and the Netherlands into recession, defined as two consecutive quarters of declining GDP. (
  • He also addressed the upcoming release of Acrobat 10, due out late this quarter, by noting that it brings consistent growth. (
  • While achieving this faster than market growth, our teams improved our commercial sales mix and kept SG&A expenses flat, resulting in the operating leverage that drove our Q2 record $0.29 in EPS for this quarter, excluding severance and restructuring related costs. (
  • The company lost $5.53 billion in the third quarter, after taking a $4.7 billion write-off for its March 2000 acquisition of Aspect Development. (
  • For the quarter ended March 31, 2013, the Company had income from continuing operations of $402,066, or $0.04 per basic and diluted share. (
  • The company, which has major operations in Latin America, has now had five consecutive quarters of increasing operating cash flows, said Smallwood, who expressed optimism about the price of silver over the next several years. (
  • During the quarter, the Company took a charge of approximately $500,000 associated with the write off of expired products primarily related to an improvement being made to our hMatrix manufacturing process which we expect to result in an improved product in the future. (
  • The Company noted that the competitive environment remains largely unchanged from the first quarter. (
  • The company expects first-quarter adjusted losses of 25 cents a share to 10 cents a share, worse than a profit of 4 cents a share forecast by analysts. (
  • During the quarter, the Company sold 55,413 ounces of gold and 19,846 ounces of silver. (
  • Peter McCue (1895-1923) was a racehorse and sire influential in the American Quarter Horse Association (or AQHA), although he died before the AQHA was formed. (
  • In 1940, however, the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) was organized, and in 1950 it was reorganized to include other Quarter Horse organizations. (
  • ATHENS, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Greece's economic slump deepened in the third quarter, with output shrinking 7.2 percent on an annual basis as the debt-racked country heads into its sixth year of depression. (
  • Reuters) - World number one Novak Djokovic beat Japanese wildcard Go Soeda 6-3 7-5 to move into the quarter-finals of the Japan Open Tennis Championships in Tokyo on Wednesday. (
  • Analysts polled by Reuters had expected January-March GDP to grow 6.7% from a year earlier, slowing marginally from 6.8% in the previous two quarters but remaining remarkably steady for such a large and dynamic economy. (
  • The Japanese economy slipped into recession in the third quarter, a surprisingly poor performance that could delay a planned sales tax hike and trigger new elections. (
  • We had a very successful first quarter, thanks to all of you, and we're excited to continue the momentum into the second quarter. (
  • The momentum we experienced in 2013 carried forward, and even accelerated, through the first quarter of 2014," said Sagi Solomon, CEO of Vetter Software. (
  • Economists still expect China will lose some momentum in coming quarters as Beijing forces local governments to scale back infrastructure projects to contain their debt, and as property sales cool further due to strict government controls on purchases to fight speculation. (
  • Real estate investment accelerated to 10.4% in the quarter - the fastest pace in three years - compared with a 9.9% rise in the first two months of this year. (
  • Pieridae has not been required to take similar impairments in the quarter, and capital spending as well as the development budget for the Goldboro LNG Project remain intact. (
  • Increases in R&D expenditures during the first quarter 2015 were primarily attributable to increased personnel expenses, as well as increased program costs associated with the advancement of OncoMed's lead clinical-stage product candidates into four randomized Phase 2 trials. (
  • For the quarter ending March 2009 product subscription sales exceeded expectations, growing 22% over the 4th quarter of 2008, and more than 79% over the same quarter a year ago. (
  • The operating cost ratio of 15.6% in the third quarter of 2020 increased from 14.8% in the same period last year, due to the health insurance tax, COVID-19 response efforts and business mix. (
  • Holders Campbell College progressed to the semi-finals of this year's Schools' Cup by beating Enniskillen Royal 38-22 in Saturday's quarter-final tie. (
  • Some analysts look for a market pullback in the second quarter after the strong early run as investors seek confirmation the economic recovery will not stall. (
  • Copper cash costs of $1.27/lb for the quarter were marginally higher than the prior year and are expected to meet guidance over the full year. (
  • Artifact Software announced record first quarter sales, growing 22% over the 4th quarter of 2008, and more than 79% over the same quarter a year ago. (
  • Nickel cash costs of $0.94/lb for the quarter benefited from higher by-product sales than the comparable period in the prior year. (
  • Group sales in the quarter increased by 17% year-over-year driven by continued strong demand for mobile broadband and especially for the multi-standard radio base station RBS 6000," says Hans Vestberg, President and CEO of Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC). (
  • Sales in the first quarter were not impacted by the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan. (
  • Sales in the quarter amounted to SEK 53.0 (45.1) b., up 17% year-over-year and down -16% sequentially. (
  • Sales by floor area rose 3.6% in the quarter, easing from earlier in the year. (
  • In a statement, CEO Steve Jobs called the holiday quarter "phenomenal," with record Mac, iPhone and iPad sales. (
  • All but $400,000 of the drop in sales for the three-quarter period can be attributed to the loss in sales from the divested components group, said John D. Murray, vice president of finance. (
  • This quarter, with the launch of the new plans acting as a tailwind, sales in third-sector insurance products soared. (
  • Increased costs during the first quarter 2015 were due to higher employee-related costs and patent expenses associated with the expansion of OncoMed's R&D pipeline. (
  • The second quarter 2013 figure included $164,000 of severance costs associated with the previously announced headcount reduction program as well as $124,000 of non-recurring expenses associated with a legal settlement. (
  • Income from continuing operations was $1,046,980, or $0.10 per basic share and $0.09 per diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. (
  • The Dow managed a slim gain on Thursday while the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq shook off most of their earlier losses to end slightly lower as investors bought blue chips that have been rallying throughout the quarter. (
  • Christopher M. Cashman, President and CEO of SANUWAVE, said, 'During the second quarter of 2011 and in recent weeks we achieved a number of important milestones in support of our goal of commercializing dermaPACE ® in wound healing. (
  • Sony Ericsson has made a very positive start to the year selling 63% more phones in the first quarter than a year ago. (
  • Building on its portfolio of long-term strategic partnerships, Philips signed multiple new agreements in the quarter. (