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Counting Crowds: Results May Vary

November 5, 2010 12:37 pm | Podcasts | Comments

How many people attended Jon Stewart's rally last weekend, or Glenn Beck's rally last summer? It depends on who you ask. Two crowd-counting experts explain the "gold standard" for measuring crowd size, and discuss why some rally organizers might disagree with the counts.

These Babies Can Out-Climb Their Parents

November 5, 2010 12:37 pm | Podcasts | Comments

Australian brush turkeys (Alectura lathami) fend for themselves the day they hatch, says Ken Dial of the University of Montana Flight Lab. The birds fly the day they hatch, and hatchlings can climb vertical ledges better than adults, according to Dial's latest research.

Medicare Policy Changes Will Make it More Difficult for Nevada Beneficiaries to Obtain Power Wheelchairs

November 5, 2010 12:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

RENO, Nev., Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Will power wheelchairs continue to be available to Nevada's Medicare patients following a series of federal regulatory and policy changes? There are grave concerns among consumer groups, Medicare beneficiaries and homecare equipment...

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Allied Healthcare Products Reports Narrow Loss for Quarter But Improves Year-Over-Year Performance

November 5, 2010 12:33 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 5, 2010 /- Despite difficult economic conditions, Allied Healthcare Products (Nasdaq: AHPI ) managed to increase sales by 5.3 percent in the first quarter of fiscal year 2011. Sales increased by $600,000 to total $11.9 million compared to $11.3 million for the first...

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Duro Extend Capsules for Men: Recall - Undeclared Drug Ingredient

November 5, 2010 9:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Product marketed as dietary supplement contains undeclared Sulfoaidenafil, which may interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs and lower blood pressure to dangerous levels.

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Sun Healthcare says restructuring approved

November 5, 2010 8:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Health care facility operator Sun Healthcare Group Inc. said Friday shareholders have approved its restructuring plan, which will separate Sun into two publicly traded companies.The company will split into Sun Healthcare Group Inc., which will operate skilled nursing centers and assisted living...

Infants' hemodynamic responses to happy and angry facial expressions

November 5, 2010 7:41 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(National Institute for Physiological Sciences) Japanese research group led by Prof. Ryusuke Kakigi and Dr. Emi Nakato, National Institute for Physiological Sciences, and Prof. Masami K. Yamaguchi, Chuo University, found that the hemispheric differences in the temporal area...

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Xeomin® (incobotulinumtoxinA) Data To Be Presented At The 71st Annual Assembly Of The American Academy Of Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation

November 5, 2010 7:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 5, 2010 /- Merz Pharmaceuticals announced today that data from stability and clinical studies evaluating Xeomin® (incobotulinumtoxinA), a botulinum toxin type A free from accessory proteins, will be presented at the 71st Annual Assembly of the American Academy...

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Dehaier Medical Wins $2 Million Distribution Bid for Rural Healthcare Construction Project

November 5, 2010 7:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BEIJING, Nov. 5, 2010 /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 it has won a...

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SAFE IN COMMON Launches Global Injection Safety Website

November 5, 2010 7:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LEWISBERRY, Pa., Nov. 5, 2010 /- SAFE IN COMMON, an online community of  healthcare workers, educators, patients, community leaders and individuals, today announced the launch of its website dedicated to raising awareness of global injection safety challenges. SAFE IN COMMON's launch...

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IntegenX Launches the Apollo 324 System for Automated DNA Library Preparation at the ASHG Meeting

November 5, 2010 7:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PLEASANTON, Calif., Nov. 5, 2010 /- IntegenX, Inc. (IXI) today at the 60th Annual American Society of Human Genetics Meeting announced the launch of their Apollo 324™ System, a benchtop robotic workstation that automates the construction of DNA fragment libraries for next-generation...

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Varian Medical Systems Management to Present at Lazard Capital Markets 7th Annual Healthcare Conference

November 5, 2010 7:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 5, 2010 /- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR ) is scheduled to present at Lazard Capital Markets Healthcare Conference at 9:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday, November 17th at the St. Regis Hotel in New York City. Participating executives will include Elisha Finney, senior...

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EnVivo Pharmaceuticals Research Shows EVP-6124 Acts as Acetylcholine Co-Agonist

November 5, 2010 7:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WATERTOWN, Mass., Nov. 5, 2010 /- EnVivo Pharmaceuticals today announced it has discovered that EVP-6124, its alpha-7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonist, possesses a novel mechanism not previously seen in the scientific community: it acts as a co-agonist with Acetylcholine (ACh) to...

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Masimo to Present at Lazard Capital Markets 7th Annual Healthcare Conference

November 5, 2010 7:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 5, 2010 /- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI ) today announced that its management is scheduled to present at the Lazard Capital Markets 7th Annual Healthcare Conference at The St. Regis Hotel in New York on Tuesday, November 16, at 8:55 a.m. ET.  A live audiocast of the...

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Daktari Diagnostics raises $1.8M financing

November 5, 2010 7:36 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Global health firm Daktari Diagnostics Inc., which focuses on delivering diagnostic test results to doctors and patients, has landed $1.8 million in equity financing, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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