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New PCMA Ad Campaign on SB 2445: Letting 'Fox Guard the Henhouse' Will Increase Health Care Costs

March 16, 2011 9:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WASHINGTON, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new ad campaign warns Mississippi legislators that SB 2445 would increase health care costs by granting the State Board of Pharmacy (instead of the State Insurance Commissioner) authority to regulate pharmacy benefit managers...


Dynatronics Selected for Inclusion in RB Milestone Portfolio

March 16, 2011 9:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, March 16, 2011 /- Dynatronics Corporation (Nasdaq: DYNT ) announced that it has been selected for inclusion in the RB Milestone Portfolio, a group of companies selected by RB Milestone Group, LLC ("RBMG"), to be introduced to the market via a combination of traditional and...


Misonix Announces Change in Distribution of BoneScalpelâ„¢ Bone Cutting System in the U.S.

March 16, 2011 9:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., March 16, 2011 /- Misonix, Inc. (Nasdaq: MSON ), a medical device company that designs, manufactures, and markets innovative, therapeutic, ultrasonic products worldwide for wound debridement, spinal surgery, cosmetic surgery, neurosurgery, laparoscopic surgery, and...


International Biotech Firm Funds Research Into Aging Through Foundation of UMDNJ

March 16, 2011 9:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Working with the Foundation of UMDNJ and New Jersey Health Foundation, Rostock Biotech Research Ltd, headquartered in Moscow, Russia, has donated $100,000 to fund the research of Dr. Alexey G. Ryazanov, a professor in the...


Button Cell Batteries Have No Mercury

March 16, 2011 7:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

To help OEMs of portable medical and consumer electronic devices remain compliant with new laws banning the use of mercury in button cell batteries, the Renata Batteries division of The SWATCH Group...

McGraw-Hill Professional and Simbionixâ„¢ Partner to Provide Enhanced Surgical Simulation and Education

March 16, 2011 7:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK and CLEVELAND, March 16, 2011 /- McGraw-Hill Professional, a leading global provider of information resources for the scientific and medical communities, and Simbionix™, the world's leading provider of medical education and simulation technology, have partnered to bring...


U.S. Breast Imaging Market to Nearly Double by 2017

March 16, 2011 7:32 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

The U.S. breast imaging and mammography markets are expected to not only recover from the recession, but nearly double in the next several years.


Supercapacitors Provide Memory Backup For Critical Circuits

March 16, 2011 7:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

The DC Series of Coin Cell Style Supercapacitors from Illinois Capacitor provide on-board memory backup at much longer life spans than batteries.


Thermal Dispersion Flow Switch Has No Moving Parts

March 16, 2011 7:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

Gems Sensors & Controls (Gems), a global leader in liquid level, pressure, and flow sensors, miniature solenoid valves, and fluidic systems, announced the launch of the FS-600 Series "no-moving-parts" flow switches for OEM applications.

Vacuum Pumps for High-Speed Pick and Place Systems

March 16, 2011 7:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

Anver VR Series Venturi Vacuum Pumps feature aluminum construction with brass inserts, have no moving parts to wear out, and can pull a 26 in. Hg vacuum with only 0.74 to 1.27 SCFM air flow and 72 psi supply pressure.

Lantheus plans $150M private offering

March 16, 2011 6:36 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. today said that it plans to offer $150 million in senior unsecured notes to enable it to make a distribution to its ultimate parent company, Lantheus MI Holdings Inc.

Bluebird bio forms potential $4.2M deal with French Muscular Dystrophy Association

March 16, 2011 6:35 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Bluebird bio, a Cambridge genetics-focused biotech firm, has entered into a deal, worth up to $4.2 million, with the French Muscular Dystrophy Association (AFM), and focused on the development of LentiGlobin, a treatment intended for beta-thalassemia and sickle cell anemia.

'Advancements in GYN Oncology; Instrumentation and Techniques' to be Presented by Nicholas C. Lambrou, M.D. of Miami

March 16, 2011 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MIAMI, March 16, 2011 /- Nicholas C. Lambrou, M.D., FACOG, of Miami Gynecologic Oncology, will present a seminar focusing on the latest advancements in robotic assisted gynecologic oncology surgery with David Kushner, MD, of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine. Dr. Lambrou will...


Patterson Cos boosts dividend, share repurchase

March 16, 2011 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Patterson Companies Inc. said Wednesday its board of directors approved an increase in the dental and veterinarian products supplier's quarterly cash dividend and authorized a new share repurchase plan.The dividend is being increased to 12 cents per share from 10 cents and is payable April 28...

Akrimax Pharmaceuticals, LLC, Introduces NitroMist® (Nitroglycerin Lingual Aerosol) 400mcg/Spray

March 16, 2011 1:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CRANFORD, N.J., March 16, 2011 /- Coronary artery disease (CAD), also known as coronary heart disease, is the most common type of heart disease, currently affecting about 17 million Americans(1). Most of these people suffer from a common symptom of CAD known as angina pectoris. For over...



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