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Nonin Medical's Onyx® II 9560 Wireless Pulse Oximeter Aids Chilean Miner Rescue: Company to Also Donate in-Home Monitoring Equipment for Miners' Post-event Care

October 13, 2010 8:32 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 13 /- Nonin Medical, Inc., the inventor of the world's first fingertip and wireless-fingertip pulse oximeter, announced today that its Onyx® II 9560 wireless fingertip pulse oximeter was used in the effort to rescue 33 Chilean miners who were trapped in a Copiapo,...

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Class I Medical Device Recall: Westmed Inc., BagEasy Manual Resuscitation Devices

October 13, 2010 6:33 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Reason for Recall: There is a potential for a disconnection at the patient port retention ring assembly. If a disconnection occurs, the device cannot work, which could result in treatment delays while another device is obtained or a different method of...

Stereotaxis 3Q revenue hurt by installation delays(2)

October 13, 2010 4:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Stereotaxis Inc., which makes devices to help doctors treat coronary artery disease and irregular heartbeat, said Wednesday that revenue will only rise slightly in the third quarter because of installation delays.The company expects revenue between $13.5 million and $14 million during the...

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Stereotaxis 3Q revenue hurt by installation delays

October 13, 2010 3:45 pm | News | Comments

Stereotaxis Inc., which makes devices to help doctors treat coronary artery disease and irregular heartbeat, said Wednesday that revenue will only rise slightly in the third quarter because of installation delays.The company expects revenue between $13.5 million and $14 million during the...

Baxter Creates New Medical Products Business and Announces Key Leadership Changes

October 13, 2010 3:31 pm | by Baxter | News | Comments

DEERFIELD, Ill., October 12, 2010 -- Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) announced the formation of a new Medical Products business, combining the company's Renal and Medication Delivery businesses into a single global business unit. This new business brings together two organizations that can l

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Biopharma leaders to reveal successful strategies for China, India at the PharmAsia Summit

October 13, 2010 2:33 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Elsevier) Elsevier Business Intelligence, publisher of PharmAsia News, IN VIVO and "The Pink Sheet," today announced the agenda for Windhover's 2nd PharmAsia Summit (Oct. 25-26). This year's Summit will bring top biopharma leaders from Asia and the US to San Francisco to share...

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National study shows 1 in 5 children meet criteria for a mental disorder across their lifetime

October 13, 2010 2:33 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Elsevier) Mental disorders in children are often difficult to identify due to the myriad of changes that occur during the normal course of maturation. For the first time, researchers at the National Institute of Mental Health have reported on the prevalence data on a broad range...

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Life expectancy higher in Israel than in US, according to Ben-Gurion U. researcher

October 13, 2010 1:33 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) Life expectancy in the US grew by four years since 1980, and in the rest of the OECD it grew by six years. But for Israelis, both Jews and Arabs, the gain was more than seven years.Chernichovsky has conducted a number of...

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Kaiser Permanente's ALL/PHASE Initiative Wins 2010 Care Continuum Alliance Quality Impact Award for Greatest Impact on Health

October 13, 2010 11:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 13 /- The Care Continuum Alliance honored Kaiser Permanente's ALL/PHASE initiative with the Quality Impact Award for the "Greatest Impact on Health" at The Forum 10 conference today in Washington, D.C.  The ALL/PHASE protocol, which utilizes low-cost and generic...

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PneumRx, Inc. Announces CE Mark Approval for Its RePneu® Lung Volume Reduction Coil (LVRC™) System

October 13, 2010 11:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 13 /- PneumRx, Inc. ( www.pneumrx.com ), a medical device company dedicated to bringing innovation and improvements to the treatment of lung disease, today announced that it has received CE Mark approval for its RePneu Lung Volume Reduction Coil (LVRC) System...

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Cytori Therapeutics gets $19.3M from stock sale

October 13, 2010 10:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Cytori Therapeutics Inc. said Wednesday it raised $19.3 million by selling 4.6 million common shares.The company said it sold 4 million shares to the public and another 600,000 shares to the underwriters of the offering. The shares were priced at $4.50 each, with some of the money going to...

A crucial link in immune development and regulation unearthed

October 13, 2010 10:33 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Monash University) An Australian team of scientists has uncovered a quality-control mechanism that must take place for our immune system to subsequently effectively destroy harmful viruses and bacteria.

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Unlike us, honeybees naturally make 'quick switch' in their biological clocks, says Hebrew University researcher

October 13, 2010 10:33 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) Unlike humans, honeybees, when thrown into highly time-altered new societal roles, are able to alter their biological rhythms with alacrity, enabling them to make a successful "quick switch" in their daily routines, according to research carried...

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Seeking a basis for pharmaceutical products from algae and other organisms in the sea

October 13, 2010 10:33 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Helsinki) Researchers at the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Helsinki are coordinating an extensive project which aims to find biological activity from among organisms in the sea which would be suitable for use as a basis for pharmaceutical products....

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Sector Snap: Health insurance stocks

October 13, 2010 9:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A Wedbush analyst said Wednesday that health insurers could report a better third quarter than Wall Street is expecting, and she raised her price targets and profit estimates for several companies.Analyst Sarah James said medical costs for health insurers may be lower than expected in the third...

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