(American Thoracic Society) New evidence linking the use of acetaminophen to development of asthma and eczema suggests that even monthly use of the drug in adolescents may more than double risk of asthma in adolescents compared to those who used none at all; yearly use was associated with...
A Nebraska man, 23-year-old Jesse Peetz, has filed suit in federal court against Biogen Idec Inc. and Genentech Inc., alleging that the companies did not properly advise patients of the risks associated with its drug, Rituxan, after Peetz said he suffered an infection that left him paralyzed.
Ensuring the medical device packaging is sufficient to meet the needs of all challenges during a device’s journey is as important as the integrity of the device itself. This article outlines four key considerations OEMs need to address in order to ensure they are establishing a solid foundation upon which to build their package testing program.
Boston Heart Lab Corp., a provider of cardiac diagnostic tests and disease management information, has pulled in a funding round worth $10 million.
Warnings and Precautions section of Prescribing Information and patient Medication Guide revised to include information about the risk of aseptic meningitis.
The quality of 2D imaging has improved significantly over the years. However, it still cannot compare to the wealth of information that can be ascertained from viewing a 3D image. New technology offers 3D imaging results from traditional 2D equipment.
METCASE, the metal enclosures division of OKW, has introduced the ‘METTEC’ 19” rack cases. These versatile enclosures feature an attractive front bezel which incorporates unique ‘comfort handles’ for easy handling.
CUI has added a new absolute encoder to its high resolution, low-cost AMT modular encoder line. The AMT203 outputs 12 bits of absolute position information in a very small (1.35”x1.13”x 0.45”) modular package.
Omnicare Inc., which dispenses drugs to nursing homes and long-term care facilities, said Thursday its board approved raising its quarterly dividend by a penny to 3.25 cents per share.The dividend is payable Sept. 15 to shareholders of record on Aug. 31.
Bodine Electric Company introduces its new WX gearhead in conjunction with its upgraded 34B-frame brushless DC motor. The WX is a new high-torque gearhead built to provide longer life and higher performance than similar gearmotors in the same size range.
(Imperial College London) Fast food outlets could provide statin drugs free of charge so that customers can neutralize the heart disease dangers of fatty food, researchers at Imperial College London suggest in a new study published this week.
(Elhuyar Fundazioa) Glioblastoma multiforme is the most common form of brain cancer; being an extremely serious type of the disease as currently, on diagnosis, the chances of survival of the patient is less than a year.
The employment picture is looking bleaker as applications for jobless benefits rose last week to the highest level in almost six months.It's a sign that hiring is weak and employers are still cutting their staffs.First-time claims for jobless benefits edged up by 2,000 to a seasonally adjusted...
Medtronic Inc., the world's biggest medical device maker, said Thursday its acquisition of heart device maker ATS Medical is complete.Medtronic agreed to buy ATS in April for $350 million, or $4 per share. The deal also includes $20 million in debt held by ATS Medical.Shares of Medtronic...
The desk stations are available in three versions to suit case sizes M, L, and XL, and are molded in off-white or black ABS. A contoured aperture is provided in the top for inserting the case, and knockouts on the underside cater for the data/power cable.