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Swedish nanowire-based LED developer completes SEK 170 million financing round

October 6, 2010 1:32 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Lund (Sweden) based nanowire semiconductor LED developer GLO AB announced the closing of an SEK 170 million investment round (approximately USD 25 million) and establishment of a California-based engineering center to supplement its current efforts in Sweden and Denmark

DaVita prices notes offering

October 5, 2010 4:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

DaVita Inc. said Tuesday it priced an offering of two sets of senior notes totaling around $1.6 billion.The company priced $775 million principal amount of 6.375 percent senior notes due 2018 and $775 million principal amount of 6.625 percent senior notes due 2020.The offering is expected to...

Express Scripts completes spinoff of Rx Outreach

October 5, 2010 3:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts Inc. said Tuesday it completed the spinoff of its Rx Outreach business.Express Scripts said Rx Outreach aims to improve access to prescription drugs for low income, uninsured people and working families.Rx Outreach has applied for federal recognition as...

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Mice with human body's defenses

October 5, 2010 3:35 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres) Therapeutic antibodies can be an efficient alternative when common drugs do not work anymore. However, antibodies obtained from blood of animals such as mice could not be used: The human immune system recognizes them as foreign and...

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Powerful free radical causes lung damage from oxygen therapy

October 5, 2010 3:31 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Medical College of Georgia) The most toxic free radical appears responsible for much of the lung damage that can result from oxygen therapy in the critically ill or injured, MCG researchers report. Within just a few days, ventilators and oxygen chambers used to significantly increase...

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Reportlinker Adds Global Vertebral Compression Fracture Devices Industry

October 5, 2010 1:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Vertebral Compression Fracture Devices Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p0305176/Global-Vertebral-Compression-Fracture-Devices-Industry.html This report analyzes the...

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Prostate Cancer Treatment Expert Dr. David Samadi, MD Discusses Study Which Found That Low-Income Men Had High-Risk Prostate Cancer Tumors

October 5, 2010 1:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 /- According to a report from San Francisco General Hospital, low-income men are more likely to have advanced prostate cancer compared to their financially secure peers. "As of right now, the reason behind this statistic is not because of a lack of access to quality...

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Houston Technology Center Announces Winners of the Inaugural Goradia Innovation Prize

October 5, 2010 1:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HOUSTON, Oct. 5 /- Houston Technology Center (HTC), a business accelerator and the largest business incubator in Texas, announced the winners of the Goradia Innovation Prize awarded to early stage companies that are commercializing innovative technology within the Gulf Coast region....

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Hologic to Release Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2010 Operating Results on Monday, November 8, 2010

October 5, 2010 1:34 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 5 /- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (Nasdaq: HOLX ), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostics, medical imaging systems and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women, today announced plans to release its...

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M3-F customizable focus module for miniature OEM cameras

October 5, 2010 1:32 pm | by NewScaleTechnologies | Videos | Comments

New Scale M3-F customizable focus module provides precise lens motion in a fully integrated package for the smallest OEM cameras. It's about the same size as a fixed lens holder. M3-F modules add precision motorized focus to hand-held cameras, portable biometric systems, surveillance...

SelectConnect's Rich Macary highlights three-dimensional molded interconnects technology

October 5, 2010 1:31 pm | by MDTeditor | Videos | Comments

Rich Macary, General Manager of SelectConnect Technologies, shows the unique three-dimensional molded interconnect technology. This innovation enables the electronic connection to be incorporated directly onto the surface of a molded case or component. Visit...

Maxon Motor's Roger Hess shows a spindle drive for medical devices

October 5, 2010 1:31 pm | by MDTeditor | Videos | Comments

Roger Hess, a sales engineer at Maxon Motors, shows a spindle drive. The drive matches a brush or brushless motor with a gearhead that has incorporated two thrust bearings, allowing it to handle higher linear loads. Visit http://www.maxonmotorusa.com.com to find out more about Maxon Motors.

In Case You Missed Avnet Electronics Marketing at the Medical Design ...

October 5, 2010 1:31 pm | by BusinessWire | Videos | Comments

A demonstration of a radio frequency identification (RFID) IC embedded with a unique identifier (UID), allowing for safety, security, anti counterfeiting and disposable manufacturing. The demo showed how applications and systems can benefit from the integration of closed loop embedded and...

Avnet Electronics Marketing at the Medical Design and Manufacturing East Show

October 5, 2010 1:31 pm | by BusinessWire | Videos | Comments

A demonstration of Renesas BoardID, solutions for product security, which are ideal for preventing product cloning and misuse in medical applications. As well, there were demonstrations on Renesas microcontroller solutions for medical electronics requiring high reliability and long life...

The Big Job: Episode 1- "Spokesmodel"

October 5, 2010 1:31 pm | by ttithebigjob | Videos | Comments

Haven't you heard? TTI is looking for a corporate spokesmodel and things are getting interesting. Let the insanity - begin. To view more episodes as they're released or to learn more, visit http://www.ttiinc.com/thebigjob

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