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Discovery Labs targets 3Q for Surfaxin FDA filing

February 1, 2011 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Discovery Laboratories Inc. said Tuesday it aims to file early in the third quarter a complete response to the Food and Drug Administration for its drug Surfaxin.Surfaxin aims to prevent respiratory distress syndrome in premature infants. The Warrington, Pa., company said it believes a key...

Canada's Windsor-Essex Region Collaborates With IBM to Improve Quality of Life for Citizens

February 1, 2011 4:35 am | by IBM | News | Comments

The region of Windsor-Essex, Ontario, Canada, today announced that it is using social business technology from IBM (NYSE: IBM) to significantly improve the quality of life for its citizens. E-mail this page Save to Digg this


UBM Studios Virtual Event Connects the UBM Canon Medical Device Media Group with the Medical Device Design Community

February 1, 2011 4:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CHICAGO, Feb. 1, 2011 /- UBM Canon Medical Device Media Group's MD+DI , MPMN and OrthoTec presented the " Technological Advances in Implantable Devices " virtual event on January 26, 2011 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Eastern.  The event is dedicated to cutting-edge trends in the...


CardioGenics to Continue Commercialization of its Magnetic Beads with Merck Chimie SAS

February 1, 2011 4:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Feb.  1, 2011 /- CardioGenics Holdings Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CGNH ) announced today that CardioGenics and Merck Chimie SAS continue the commercialization process of CardioGenics' magnetic beads. Merck recently notified CardioGenics that while it is refining...


CryoLife Announces Release Date and Teleconference Call Details for 2010 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results

February 1, 2011 4:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ATLANTA, Feb. 1, 2011 /- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY ), an implantable biological medical device and cardiovascular tissue processing company, announced today that 2010 fourth quarter and year end financial results will be released on Thursday, February 17, 2011.  On that day, the...


CareFusion Names Kieran T. Gallahue Chairman and CEO

February 1, 2011 4:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 1, 2011 /- CareFusion Corporation (NYSE: CFN ), a global, medical technology company, announced today the appointment of Kieran T. Gallahue as chairman and chief executive officer, succeeding David L. Schlotterbeck who previously announced plans to retire later this month....


China SHESAYS Announces Preliminary Unaudited Results for FY 2010; Provides Business Outlook Update for Investors

February 1, 2011 4:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CHENGDU, China, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China SHESAYS Medical Cosmetology Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CSAY ) ("China SHESAYS" or the "Company"), which operates a network of specialized medical cosmetology hospitals, clinics and skincare centers in Sichuan province,...


BG Medicine halves IPO price

February 1, 2011 4:32 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

BG Medicine Inc. has re-priced its initial public offering at about half what it was shooting for in December, lowering its total IPO fundraise to $33.3 million, according to a regulatory filing.


DALSA acquisition lets us look at the MEMS world differently

February 1, 2011 3:32 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

DALSA was acquired by Teledyne in an all cash deal for $18.25 a share for a total of $341.0 million.

Repeat MRI screening for breast cancer results in fewer false positives

January 31, 2011 9:31 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Radiological Society of North America) MRI screening for breast cancer delivers consistent rates of cancer detection and fewer false-positive results over time, according to a new study.


Tonsillectomy linked to excess weight gain in kids

January 31, 2011 8:31 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery) Tonsillectomy is the most common major surgical procedure performed in children. Children who undergo the surgical removal of their tonsils (tonsillectomy), with or without the removal of their adenoids (adenoidectomy), are at...


Genetically Engineered Probiotics

January 31, 2011 7:36 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A twist on a traditional therapy shows promise for treating bowel disease.

Covidien Announces Launch of Endo GIA(TM) Curved Tip and Black Reloads with Tri-Staple(TM) Technology

January 31, 2011 4:33 pm | by Covidien | News | Comments

Curved tip reload provides improved visualization and maneuverability during VATS lobectomies and other minimally invasive procedures Black reload accommodates the thickest indicated tissue range of any stapler on the market SAN DIEGO, Jan 31, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Covidien (NYSE: COV),...


McKesson fiscal 3Q profit falls on charge

January 31, 2011 12:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

McKesson Corp. said Monday its adjusted quarterly profit fell on litigation-related expenses, but it raised its outlook for adjusted earnings for the fiscal year ending in March.The medical supplies distributor said net income in the fiscal third quarter was $155 million, or 60 cents per share....

Young rats given polyphenols show less endothelial function deterioration with aging

January 31, 2011 12:38 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Boston University Medical Center) This study examined whether intake of red wine polyphenols, a rich source of natural antioxidants, prevents aging-related impairment of vascular function and physical exercise capacity.



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