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Stereotaxis Announces CE Mark and First Human Case for Vdriveâ„¢

January 11, 2011 3:35 am | News | Comments

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 11, 2011 /- Stereotaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq: STXS ) announces the first successful cardiac ablation procedure with the Vdrive™ robotic navigation system as the company received CE Mark for this latest innovation.     In the first procedure with the Vdrive system,...

STAAR Surgical Announces Fourth Quarter 2010 Revenue Expected to Exceed $14.2 Million

January 11, 2011 2:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MONROVIA, Calif., Jan. 11, 2011 /- STAAR Surgical Company (Nasdaq: STAA ), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of minimally invasive ophthalmic products, today announced that it expects revenue for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2010 to exceed $14.2 million. Revenues for...


Mithridion, Inc. Announces New Funding and Outlines Strategy for Central Nervous System Drug Development

January 11, 2011 2:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MADISON, Wis. and TOLEDO, Ohio, Jan. 11, 2011 /- Mithridion, Inc., a privately-owned clinical stage drug development company focusing on serious Central Nervous System disorders, including Alzheimer's disease, announces that it has secured commitments of $1.25 million in new funding....


Decades-Long Medical Study Begins With Kickoff

January 10, 2011 10:35 pm | by San Diego Business Journal | News | Comments

The San Diego County component of the nation's largest long-term examination of children's health and development was launched Jan. 10.


Shellfish safer to eat thanks to breakthrough by Queen's scientists

January 10, 2011 8:40 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Queen's University Belfast) New technology to make shellfish safer to eat has been pioneered by scientists at Queen's University Belfast. The new test, developed at Queen's Institute for Agri-Food and Land Use, not only ensures shellfish are free of toxins before they reach the...


Nationwide Children's Hospital awarded $11.5 million contract extension for biospecimen banking

January 10, 2011 8:33 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Nationwide Children's Hospital) Nationwide Children's Hospital was awarded $11.5 million from the National Cancer Institute late last year to continue its role as one of two Biospecimen Core Resources for the Cancer Genome Atlas. Contract awards to Nationwide Children's could total up to...


ESHRE bridges East and West for its 2012 Congress in Istanbul(3)

January 10, 2011 4:37 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology) The European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology announced today that it has chosen Istanbul for its 2012 Annual Meeting. During 1 to 4 July 2012, ESHRE will hold its Annual Meeting at the Istanbul Congress Centre.


Spanish heart risk study challenges image of healthy Mediterranean diet and lifestyle

January 10, 2011 2:37 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) A Spanish study of 2,270 adults has challenged the long-held belief that people in the Mediterranean all enjoy more healthy diets and lifestyles, after discovering alarmingly high cardiovascular risk factors similar to those found in the UK and USA. The research...


ESHRE bridges East and West for its 2012 Congress in Istanbul(2)

January 10, 2011 2:36 pm | News | Comments

European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology

Aetna signs reinsurance agreement with Vitality Re

January 10, 2011 1:46 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Insurer Aetna Inc. said Monday that it has entered into a three-year reinsurance agreement with Vitality Re Limited, a newly formed special purpose insurance company based in the Cayman Islands.Aetna said the deal is part of its long-term capital management strategy. It allows Aetna to reduce...

Stryker 4Q sales beat expectations

January 10, 2011 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical device maker Stryker Corp. said Monday that its sales rose 9 percent to about $2 billion during the fourth quarter, topping Wall Street expectations.Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected $1.94 billion in sales, on average. The company said orthopedic implant sales rose 5 percent...

Ex-CIA officer accused of leak waives extradition

January 10, 2011 12:45 pm | by JIM SUHR - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

A former CIA operative agreed Monday to be returned to Virginia to face felony charges that he disclosed confidential documents to a New York Times reporter in retaliation for what he considered mistreatment by the spy agency.U.S. Magistrate Judge Terry Adelman ordered Jeffrey Sterling, 43, to...

Health Management gives 4Q and 2011 outlook

January 10, 2011 11:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hospital operator Health Management Associates Inc. on Monday forecast fourth-quarter and 2011 results that were generally in line with Wall Street's expectations.The company said it expects earnings from continuing operations of 15 to 16 cents per share in the fourth quarter on revenue of...

ASU hosts child health forum in Washington

January 10, 2011 11:34 am | by Arizona State University | News | Comments

The College of Nursing & Health Innovation is joining Arizona State University to host a child health forum on Jan. 20 in Washington, more


Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution 100 mg per 5 mL (20 mg/mL): Medication Use Error - Reports of Accidental Overdose

January 10, 2011 11:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Morphine sulfate oral solution ordered in milligrams (mg) were mistakenly interchanged for milliliters (mL) of the product.



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