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Boston Scientific Completes Acquisition of Sadra Medical

January 4, 2011 11:34 am | News | Comments

NATICK, Mass., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced the completion of its acquisition of Sadra Medical, Inc. of Los Gatos, California.  The transaction follows the definitive


FREEDOM WATCH for January 3, 2011 - Part 1

January 4, 2011 10:45 am | News | Comments


Online registration opens for 14th World Conference on Lung Cancer in Amsterdam

January 4, 2011 10:40 am | News | Comments

(International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer) Online registration opens today for the 14th World Conference on Lung Cancer, the world's largest meeting dedicated to lung and thoracic cancers.


ON Semiconductor completes acquisition of SANYO Semiconductor from SANYO Electric

January 4, 2011 10:40 am | News | Comments

Strategic transaction greatly expands ON Semiconductor?s presence in Japan and is expected to further the company?s growth on a global basis.

From dusty punch cards, new insights into link between cholesterol and heart disease

January 4, 2011 10:35 am | News | Comments

A stack of punch cards from a landmark study published in 1966, and the legwork to track down the study's participants years later, has yielded the longest analysis of the effects of lipoproteins on coronary heart disease. The study tracked almost 1,900 people over a 29-year period, which...


World's first commercial Graphene application

January 4, 2011 9:39 am | News | Comments

Angstron Materials Inc., announced the world?s first commercial graphene application. The ongoing development of touch screens for consumer electronics is driving a growing need for sense data.

Momenta hires Biogen's Kwon for business development

January 4, 2011 9:38 am | News | Comments

Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc. has appointed Young T. Kwon, former senior director of business development at Biogen Idec, as vice president of business development of the company.

Constellation taps Eli Lilly vet for chief scientific post

January 4, 2011 9:38 am | News | Comments

Constellation Pharmaceuticals Inc. has named Eli Lilly and Company veteran James Audia as chief scientific officer of the Cambridge genome-focused drug developer.


Foundation Medicine, Novartis team up on cancer diagnostics

January 4, 2011 9:37 am | News | Comments

Foundation Medicine Inc., a cancer diagnostics startup, has inked a collaboration deal with Swiss drug giant Novartis AG to tailor Foundation's genome-based tests to Novartis' needs.

Edwards Lifesciences to Present at the 29th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

January 4, 2011 7:45 am | News | Comments

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, is scheduled to present at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco, California on Tuesday, January 11, 2011.Michael A. Mussallem,...

Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA) Acquires Navigator, Inc.

January 4, 2011 7:37 am | News | Comments

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Jan. 4, 2011 /- Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA), a leading healthcare service company focused on alternate site providers, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Navigator, Inc., Nashville, TN. Navigator is one of the nation's largest and fastest growing...


Philadelphia's Victoria A. Cirillo-Hyland, M.D. Adds Alma Lasers' Pixel CO2 Laser System to Offer Fractional CO2 Laser Treatments to Patients

January 4, 2011 7:36 am | News | Comments

BRYN MAWR, Pa., Jan. 4, 2011 /- Owner and medical director of Cirillo Cosmetic Dermatology Spa, Victoria A. Cirillo-Hyland, M.D., has expanded her practice and is now offering Pixel Perfect™ treatments to her patients with the purchase of the Pixel CO2 laser from Alma Lasers. "I'm...


Endo to Present at the J.P. Morgan 29th Annual Healthcare Conference

January 4, 2011 7:33 am | News | Comments

CHADDS FORD, Pa., Jan. 4, 2011 /- Endo Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ENDP ) today announced that it will present at the J.P. Morgan 29th Annual Healthcare Conference on Monday, January 10, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. PT.  David P. Holveck, president and CEO of Endo, will review the company's...


FDA cites reports of fire with Invacare beds

January 4, 2011 6:46 am | News | Comments

Federal health regulators have issued a warning to Invacare Corp. for failing to report and address malfunctions with its electric beds, including electronics that allegedly caught on fire causing injury and death.The Food and Drug Administration posted a warning letter to the Ohio-based...

Neogen fiscal 2Q profit rises 33 percent

January 4, 2011 6:45 am | News | Comments

Neogen Corp. said Tuesday its fiscal second-quarter profit rose 33 percent on higher food and animal safety testing product sales.The company said it earned $6.1 million, or 26 cents per share, over the three months ended Nov. 30. In the same quarter a year earlier, it reported a profit of $4.6...


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