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Accuray shares fall on 1Q results

November 9, 2010 8:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Shares of medical radiation equipment maker Accuray Inc. fell Tuesday after the company said it fiscal 2011 first-quarter loss widened on a drop in revenue.The stock fell 62 cents, or 9.2 percent, to $6.15 in afternoon trading Tuesday. Shares have traded between $4.93 and $7.75 over the last 52...

Prevention 2010: Interview with Kathryn L. Taylor, Ph.D.

November 9, 2010 8:32 am | by AACR | News | Comments

Prevention 2010: Interview with Kathryn L. Taylor, Ph.D., associate professor at Georgetown’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Bradford Barton Named President, ConvaTec U.S.

November 9, 2010 7:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SKILLMAN, N.J., Nov. 9, 2010 /- ConvaTec, a world-leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies for community and hospital care, today announced the appointment of Bradford (Brad) Barton as President, ConvaTec U.S.   Based in Skillman, NJ, Barton will lead the...

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FDA Working to Prevent Radiation Overdoses During CT Scans

November 9, 2010 7:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been investigating reports that patients undergoing computed tomography (CT) brain perfusion scans were accidently exposed to excess radiation. The FDA found that when properly used, the...

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Menopausal Hormone Therapy May Increase Risk of Ovarian Cancer

November 9, 2010 7:33 am | by AACR | News | Comments

PHILADELPHIA — Women planning on taking hormone therapy for the treatment of menopausal symptoms should be aware of a possible increased risk for ovarian cancer, according to data presented at the Ninth Annual AACR Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research Conference, held here Nov. 7-10, 2010.

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Side Effects of Hormonal Breast Cancer Therapy Increased; May Affect Treatment Adherence

November 9, 2010 7:33 am | by AACR | News | Comments

PHILADELPHIA — Women being treated for breast cancer with aromatase inhibitors may experience extremely low estrogen levels resulting in a wide variety of side effects that a typical postmenopausal woman without cancer may not experience.

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Exercise May Reduce Risk of Endometrial Cancer

November 9, 2010 7:33 am | by AACR | News | Comments

PHILADELPHIA — Women who exercise for 150 minutes a week or more may see a reduced risk of endometrial cancer, despite whether or not they are overweight, according to data presented at the Ninth Annual AACR Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research Conference, held here Nov. 7-10, 2010.

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Alere to Attend the Lazard Capital Markets 7th Annual Healthcare Conference on November 17, 2010

November 9, 2010 7:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 9, 2010 /- Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR ), a global leader in enabling individuals to take charge of their health at home through the merger of rapid diagnostics and health management, announced today that it will attend the Lazard Capital Markets 7th Annual Healthcare...

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Leading French Books Distributor SOCADIS Selects TECSYS' WMS

November 9, 2010 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TECSYS Inc. (TSX: TCS), an industry-leading supply chain management software company, announced today that SOCADIS, the leader of French books distribution in the Canadian market, has selected TECSYS' warehouse management software (WMS) ...

Prevention 2010: Interview with Scott M. Lippman, M.D.

November 9, 2010 6:38 am | by AACR | News | Comments

Prevention 2010: Interview with Scott M. Lippman, M.D., chair of the department of thoracic/head and neck medical oncology at the University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center and editor-in-chief of one of the AACR’s journals, Cancer Prevention Research

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Results of NSLT to be Presented at AACR Meeting

November 9, 2010 6:37 am | by AACR | News | Comments

Results of the NCI's National Lung Cancer Screening Trial to be presented at the Ninth Annual American Association for Cancer Research Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research Conference.

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Interview with Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Ph.D.

November 9, 2010 5:34 am | by AACR | News | Comments

Prevention 2010: Interview with Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Ph.D., AACR president, 2009 Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology recipient, Morris Herzstein professor of biology and physiology in the department of biochemistry and biophysics at the University of California, San Francisco.

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Virtual Radiologic edges toward NightHawk takeover

November 9, 2010 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Radiology practice Virtual Radiologic said Tuesday that the legal waiting period before it may close its acquisition of NightHawk Radiology Holdings Inc. has passed.Virtual Radiologic said back in September that it would offer NightHawk's stockholders $6.50 per share, or a total of about $170...

Tufts University's Dental School Will Conduct Formal Clinical Study to Provide Access to a US Market of 10 Million Surgeries Per Year

November 9, 2010 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BioElectronics Corporation (PINKSHEETS: BIEL), developers of innovative pain-relieving medical devices, today announces it has been awarded a major grant from the U.S. government that will complete funding for a study on the effectiveness of Pulsed Electromagnetic Field (PEMF) therapy in...

Invensense: First MPU with integrated 3-axis gyro, 3-axis accelero and 9-axis sensor fusion

November 9, 2010 4:38 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

MPU-6000? offers integration of Gyros and Accels on a single silicon die in a 4x4x0.9 mm QFN with on board intelligence to perform 9-axis sensor fusion for quick and easy adoption.

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