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Text of Delaware State of the State

January 20, 2011 9:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Here is the text of Delaware Gov. Jack Markell's State of the State address:Lt. Governor Denn, President Pro Tem DeLuca, Speaker Gilligan, members of the 146th General Assembly, statewide elected officials, members of the Judiciary, members of the Cabinet, State employees, Carla, family and the...

Biolase surges on strong 2011 revenue outlook

January 20, 2011 9:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Shares of Biolase Technology Inc. nearly doubled in value Thursday after the dental laser company forecast much higher revenue in 2011 than Wall Street expected.Biolase expects $55 million to $60 million in revenue this year. Analysts forecast $40.4 million on average, according to estimates...

Vertex hepatitis C drug wins FDA priority review

January 20, 2011 9:39 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. has won priority review from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its hepatitis C virus treatment, telaprevir. The drug is expected to receive an approval decision on May 23.


Anika Therapeutics appoints Thompson to board

January 20, 2011 9:38 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Anika Therapeutics Inc., a Bedford-based tissue products company, has named to its board of directors Jeffrey Thompson, chairman and CEO of Advanced Bio-Technologies Inc., a scar treatment developer, in Georgia.

Stryker Corporation Named One of FORTUNE Magazine's '100 Best Companies to Work For'

January 20, 2011 8:46 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

KALAMAZOO, Mich.. Jan. 20, 2011 /- Stryker Corporation (NYSE: SYK ) announced today that it has been named one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" by FORTUNE in the magazine's 14th annual survey of top-rated workplaces in the United States.  This is Stryker's first time to be...


W. L. Gore & Associates Continues Its Tradition as One of Nation's Best Workplaces

January 20, 2011 8:46 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEWARK, Del., Jan. 20, 2011  /- With its unique, non-hierarchical, team-based culture, global manufacturing company W. L. Gore & Associates has once again earned a spot on FORTUNE magazine's annual list of the 100 Best Companies to Work for in America. The company is ranked No....

TOPICS: Launches Quit Smoking Program

January 20, 2011 8:46 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 20, 2011 /- , a leading provider of online and mobile consumer health engagement programs, announced the immediate availability of its new Quit Smoking Program. Drawing on the expertise of the University of California at San Francisco's Smoking Cessation...


State of the Medicare Mobility Benefit

January 20, 2011 8:45 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The State of the Medicare Mobility Benefit has never been more troubling, and perplexing. For much of the last decade, Congress and regulators implemented policies and regulations limiting the effectiveness of the Medicare benefit that...


Summary Box: UnitedHealth 4Q profit rises 10 pct

January 20, 2011 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

PROFIT GROWTH: UnitedHealth Group's fourth-quarter profit rose 10 percent to $1.04 billion, or 94 cents per share, compared with the same quarter of 2009. Revenue increased 10 percent to $24.03 billion.WALL STREET BEAT: Analysts polled by FactSet were expecting, on average, earnings of 84 cents per...

Ultra Compact, Green 150 W AC-DC Power Supply Fits 2x4 Footprint

January 20, 2011 7:14 am | XP Power | Product Releases | Comments

XP Power has launched the ECP150 series of highly efficient and extremely compact open frame 150 W AC-DC power supplies. Measuring just 4 x 2 x 1.26 inches and with a power density of 14.88 Watts per cubic inch...

Peristaltic 400-RX1 Pump for Catheter Washing and Cooling

January 20, 2011 7:09 am | Watson Marlow Pumps Group | Product Releases | Comments

The 400/RX1 peristaltic pump is ideal for catheter washing and cooling applications requiring pressures to 100 psi or flow rates up to 80 ml/min, featuring ergonomic and error-free tube loading and unloading...

Digicom Electronics to Highlight ROACH System Collaboration at MD & M

January 20, 2011 6:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

Digicom Electronics' ROACH system collects high speed, digitized data and interprets, graphs, and analyzes it. Digicom spent one year working with a group of research collaborators on the project.

Lapping Plate Conditioning Device Eliminates Sources of Variability

January 20, 2011 6:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

Engis Corp., a leading worldwide provider of superabrasive systems, has introduced its FastLap Facing Device, an optional upgrade for its FastLap series of lapping and polishing machines.

Genzyme expands Belgium manufacturing plant

January 20, 2011 6:50 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Genzyme Corp. plans to build a manufacturing plant in Geel, Belgium, to aid growing production of its Pompe disease drug, Lumizyme, which had been produced in the company's Allston plant prior to its temporary shutdown in the summer of 2009.

Featured Search — The Value of Experience in Breast Cancer Diagnosis

January 20, 2011 6:33 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Radiologists at Cambridge University Hospital found that more experienced radiologists are far better at detecting breast malignancy.



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