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For the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Surveyed European Rheumatologists Expect Well-Established TNF-Alpha Inhibitors to Lose Considerable Patient Share to Newer Agents in...

October 14, 2010 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 14 /- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, between 2010 and 2013, surveyed European rheumatologists expect well-established TNF-alpha inhibitors to lose considerable patient...

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CVS Caremark Research Highlights How Innovative Plan Designs Help Clients Reduce Drug Spend and Improve Generic Dispensing Rates

October 14, 2010 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 14 /- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS ) is presenting data at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) 2010 Educational Conference illustrating how innovative approaches to traditional plan designs can help clients reduce drug spend, improve generic dispensing rates...

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Beaver-Visitec International to Focus on Ophthalmic and Microsurgery Products and Services

October 14, 2010 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 14 /- Beaver-Visitec International (Beaver-Visitec), a new company formed from the purchase of the ophthalmic systems businesses from BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) and Medtronic, announced today that it will focus solely on products and services for ophthalmic...

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CareCentrix Appoints Chief Information Officer

October 14, 2010 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 14 /- CareCentrix, Inc ., the nation's leading provider of home health benefits management services, announced today that it has expanded its executive team with the addition of Santosh Dave. The company has appointed Dave to chief information officer.   Dave...

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Varian Medical Systems Introduces New TrueBeam™ System for Image-Guided Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery to Clinicians in Asia at AOCMP in Taipei, Taiwan

October 14, 2010 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Oct. 14 /- Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE: VAR ), the world's leading manufacturer of medical technology for treating cancer with radiotherapy and radiosurgery, is introducing its new TrueBeam™ medical linear accelerator for the first time to clinicians in Asia...

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Verizon Expands Medical Data Exchange to Include Broader Range of Patient Health Data

October 14, 2010 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Oct. 14 /- In its continuing efforts to help the health care industry accelerate the use of electronic medical records, Verizon is expanding its Medical Data Exchange platform to allow more types of digital patient health data to be shared. Previously, the Verizon...

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Dehaier Medical Shows New Products at 2010 China International Medical Equipment Fair

October 14, 2010 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BEIJING, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Dehaier Medical Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: DHRM ) ("Dehaier" or the "Company"), an emerging leader in the development, assembly, marketing and sale of medical devices and homecare medical products in China, today announced that on October 12,...

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DaTSCAN™ (Ioflupane I 123 Injection) Recommended in Updated European Guidelines for Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease

October 14, 2010 4:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 14 /- GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE ), today announced that DaTSCAN™ (ioflupane I 123 injection), a radiopharmaceutical agent intended for use with single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) imaging of the brain, has been...

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Consumer Reports Flu Poll: Approximately Three Out of 10 Health Care Workers 'Living in a Bubble,' Not Getting Flu Vaccine

October 14, 2010 3:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

YONKERS, N.Y., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new Consumer Reports Health poll reveals a disconcerting proportion of "at risk" groups who will not get the flu vaccine this year.  Of most concern, only 40% of Americans in the "work risk" category—meaning those who care for...

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Nuance and IBM Collaborate on Breakthrough Clinical Language Understanding Capabilities for Healthcare

October 14, 2010 1:32 am | by IBM | News | Comments

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Silicon Laboratories acquires ChipSensors, maker of innovative single-chip CMOS sensors

October 13, 2010 10:33 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Silicon Laboratories Inc. (Nasdaq: SLAB) today announced the acquisition of Ireland-based ChipSensors Limited, an early stage technology company creating innovative single-chip CMOS sensors designed to detect temperature, humidity and gases.

A day at Albany CNSE: Drilling down into packaging

October 13, 2010 10:32 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Traditional lithography-enabled scaling has partly given way to materials integration (e.g. strained silicon and high-k/metal gates [HKMG]), and now we're now entering the new world of 3D-enabled solutions such as density, FinFETs, and package integration, proclaimed David Bennett, VP of...

Yoga alleviates pain and improves function in fibromyalgia patients

October 13, 2010 9:31 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Elsevier Health Sciences) Fibromyalgia (FM) is a debilitating condition affecting 11 million individuals in the US alone. Drug therapies are generally only 30 percent effective in relieving symptoms and 20 percent effective in improving function. Standard care currently includes...

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OHSU research suggests yoga can counteract fibromyalgia

October 13, 2010 9:31 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Oregon Health & Science University) According to new research conducted at Oregon Health & Science University, yoga exercises may have the power to combat the chronic pain caused by fibromyalgia -- a medical disorder characterized by chronic widespread pain.

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Save the date to learn about Power electronic Packaging challenges

October 13, 2010 8:35 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

On November 18, 2010 at Ecole d?Ingénieurs Polytech Tours, France.

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