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Report: Inappropriate Antibiotic Use Still High Despite Educational Efforts

February 28, 2011 10:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – The Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation (CHRT) today released an issue brief showing continued high rates of inappropriate antibiotic use, despite a 15-year national outreach campaign by the Centers for...

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Chiltern - Spectratox Drug Photoxicity Collaboration Celebrates 25 Years

February 28, 2011 10:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LONDON, Feb. 28, 2011 /- The staffs of Chiltern International Limited (Chiltern), a global contract research organization (CRO), and Spectratox Limited, celebrate the 25 year mark of their successful collaboration in Drug Phototoxicity. Chiltern Early Phase and Spectratox have worked...

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Caprotec bioanalytics lands patent grant

February 28, 2011 8:38 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Caprotec bioanalytics GmbH, a Berlin-based biotechnology company with a subsidiary in Burlington, said Monday that the European Patent Office has granted the last of three core patents for its capture compound mass spectrometry technology.

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Bacterin International Announces Major Orthopedic Hospital Group to Begin Use of OsteoSponge®SC

February 28, 2011 8:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BELGRADE, Mont., Feb. 28, 2011 /- Bacterin International Holdings, Inc. ("Bacterin") (OTC Bulletin Board: BIHI ), a developer of revolutionary bone graft material, today announced that its recently launched OsteoSponge®SC, a highly effective subchondral bone void filler, is being...

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Glenveigh Medical and Monica Healthcare Announce Distribution Agreement for Groundbreaking FDA Cleared Wireless Fetal Monitoring System

February 28, 2011 8:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Feb. 28, 2011 /- Glenveigh Medical, LLC and Monica Healthcare Limited today announced an agreement for exclusive distribution rights in the United States as well as US territories and military bases for Monica Healthcare's AN24 wireless fetal monitoring system. The...

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caprotec bioanalytics Announces Issuance In Europe of All Core Patents of Its CCMS Technology

February 28, 2011 8:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BERLIN, and BURLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 28, 2011 /- caprotec bioanalytics GmbH announced today that the European Patent Office has granted the last of three core patents protecting its proprietary and revolutionary Capture Compound Mass Spectrometry (CCMS) technology.   CCMS offers a...

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Coalition for Ethical Imaging Advocates Diagnostic Imaging Reform in the 82nd Texas Legislature

February 28, 2011 8:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 28, 2011 /- The Coalition for Ethical Imaging (CEI), a grassroots coalition with the goal of improving diagnostic imaging practices in Texas, is supporting House Bill 1809, sponsored by Representative Senfronia Thompson. The bill includes several initiatives that will...

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200 Watt Medical Power Supply in Compact Package

February 28, 2011 6:12 am | Protek Power | Product Releases | Comments

The PM202 and PU202 Series of AC/DC power supplies from Protek Power offer 200 watts of performance packed design and compliance to EN60601-1 medical safety standards or EN60950-1 ITE safety standards.

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Conduction-Cooled Half ATR Box with 6-slot 3U VPX Backplane

February 28, 2011 6:03 am | Product Releases | Comments

Elma Electronic Systems division has released a new 1/2 ATR conduction-convection cooled enclosure with a unique, advanced airflow design that distributes air across external fins in sidewalls.

Vibration Isolators Designed for Medical Applications

February 28, 2011 5:48 am | Product Releases | Comments

Advanced Antivibration Components (AAC) offers functional vibration isolators for the medical industry, including silicone gel pads, sheets, and silicone gel, as well as wire rope isolators for larger applications.

Pressure Transducer With More Connection Options

February 28, 2011 5:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

To suit a wider variety of installation requirements, the Ashcroft G2 pressure transducer is now available with a larger selection of electrical and pressure connections.

Study comparing tenofovir gel and oral tablet finds gel provides more drug to tissue

February 28, 2011 5:39 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Microbicide Trials Network) In the first head-to-head study of tenofovir gel and oral tenofovir -- two promising approaches for preventing HIV in women -- researchers found daily use of the vaginal gel achieved a more than 100-times higher concentration of active drug in vaginal...

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Cardiorobotics collects $6.5M in new funding

February 28, 2011 5:38 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Raynham-based Cardiorobotics Inc. has raised $6.5 million of a planned $12.5 million funding round, composed of equity and options-based securities, according to federal documents.

AACR to Host U.S. Surgeon General at Congressional Briefing on America's Continuing Tobacco Problem

February 28, 2011 5:35 am | by AACR | News | Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin, M.D., M.B.A., will discuss the dangers of tobacco use and her office's recently released report on smoking at an American Association for Cancer Research-sponsored congressional briefing on Tuesday, March 1, 2011.

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Allon Therapeutics to Present Live, Online at RetailInvestorConferences.com on March 3rd

February 28, 2011 4:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 28, 2011 /- Allon Therapeutics Inc. (TSX: NPC), today announced that Gordon C. McCauley, President and CEO, will present at RetailInvestorConferences.com.DATE: March 3rd, 2011TIME: 3:00 PM ESTLINK: www.retailinvestorconferences.com This will be a live,...

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