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UT Southwestern Doctor's Expertise Helped Trapped Chilean Miners During Pressured Half-Mile-Deep Rescue(2)

October 18, 2010 4:33 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DALLAS, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When rescuers needed to determine how to safely extract Chilean miners without their fainting and suffering a potentially devastating loss of blood to the brain, they turned to a UT Southwestern Medical Center scientist whose expertise typically...

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Mylan to Appeal Court Decision in Generic Paroxetine Hydrochloride CR Case

October 18, 2010 4:32 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 18 /- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL ) today announced that its motion for a preliminary injunction against GlaxoSmithKline and Apotex pertaining to generic Paxil CR was denied at a hearing today in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. The company believes...

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Dr. Hrayr Shahinian of the Skull Base Institute Develops Revolutionary Endoscopic Procedure

October 18, 2010 4:32 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 18 /- One of the most difficult-to-remove tumors located deep in the midbrain area can now be safely excised thanks to the work of one Los Angeles surgeon. Hrayr Shahinian , M.D., medical director of the Skull Base Institute in Los Angeles, has developed a minimally...

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Reportlinker Adds Global Minimally Invasive Surgery Market.(2010 - 2015)

October 18, 2010 3:33 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Minimally Invasive Surgery Market.(2010 - 2015) http://www.reportlinker.com/p0316089/Global-Minimally-Invasive-Surgery-Market2010---2015.html Global Minimally Invasive...

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UT Southwestern Doctor's Expertise Helped Trapped Chilean Miners During Pressured Half-Mile-Deep Rescue

October 18, 2010 3:32 pm | News | Comments

DALLAS, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When rescuers needed to determine how to safely extract Chilean miners without their fainting and suffering a potentially devastating loss of blood to the brain, they turned to a UT Southwestern Medical Center scientist whose expertise typically...

Emeritus leases 27 centers from HCP

October 18, 2010 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Assisted living services company Emeritus Corp. said Monday it signed two agreements with affiliates of HCP Inc. to lease a total of 27 senior living communities.Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.The communities are located in 13 states and consist of about 3,239 units,...

Exactech lowers 3Q revenue outlook to $42M

October 18, 2010 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Exactech Inc. said it expects third-quarter revenue to come in below earlier expectations at $42 million.The company blamed the shortfall on "greater than expected costs associated with entry into new markets and distribution channel changes internationally," as well as softer-than-expected...

Hanger 3Q net income falls 28 percent on charges

October 18, 2010 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hanger Orthopedic Group Inc. said Monday its third-quarter profit fell 28 percent, as a series of relocation charges offset a boost in revenue.The results are preliminary and the company expects to release full results on Oct. 27.Hanger, which operates rehabilitation centers for people with...

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Reportlinker Adds Global Diagnostic ECG Market' (2010 - 2015)

October 18, 2010 1:34 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Diagnostic ECG Market' (2010 - 2015) http://www.reportlinker.com/p0316087/Global-Diagnostic-ECG-Market'-2010---2015.html Global diagnostic ECG Market Electrocardiograph...

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New 2010 European Resuscitation Council Guidelines published

October 18, 2010 1:34 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Elsevier) Elsevier announces the publication of the 2010 European Resuscitation Council Guidelines in the journal Resuscitation. These guidelines are based on an extensive international review of all the science supporting cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), the 2010 International...

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Ratings agencies maintain views on St. Jude

October 18, 2010 12:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ratings agencies maintained their views on St. Jude Medical Inc. Monday after the company said it would buy vascular device maker AGA Medical Inc.Fitch Ratings affirmed "A" rating while Moody's Investors Service backed its rating of "Baa1." Both ratings are investment grade. However the...

Prostate cancer patients treated with robotic-assisted surgery can expect low recurrence of cancer

October 18, 2010 12:38 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Henry Ford Health System) A first-ever, long-term study of patients who underwent robot-assisted surgery to remove their cancerous prostates found that nearly 87 percent of them had no recurrence of the disease after five years.The findings were reported in this month's issue of...

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Researchers increase understanding of genetic susceptibility to psoriasis

October 18, 2010 12:38 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(King's College London) Genetic variants associated with increased susceptibility to psoriasis are reported in five papers published online this week in Nature Genetics. Psoriasis is a chronic and recurrent skin disease, and one of the most prevalent autoimmune diseases, with a...

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The Promise of Ion Beam Cancer Therapy

October 18, 2010 12:35 pm | by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory | News | Comments

The world’s foremost experts in ion-beam cancer therapy meet at Oakland’s Claremont Hotel October 26 through 29 to examine the international success of this unique therapy, explore future developments, and ask tough questions – including why this extraordinary medical advance is making...

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Removing 2mm around breast cancer tumors prevents residual disease in 98 percent of patients

October 18, 2010 11:37 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) Removing an extra two millimeters around an area of invasive breast cancer is sufficient to minimize any residual disease in 98 percent of patients, according a study of 303 women just published.

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