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FDA announces recall of Abbott glucose test strips

December 22, 2010 9:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the agency is working with Abbott Diabetes Care to recall 359 different lots of glucose test strips


Abbott Glucose Test Strips: Recall - False Low Blood Glucose Results

December 22, 2010 9:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Falsely low blood glucose results can lead patients to try to raise their blood glucose when it is unnecessary, or to fail to treat elevated blood glucose due to a falsely low reading.


CardioComm Solutions, Inc. Announces Equity Financing

December 22, 2010 8:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CardioComm Solutions, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: EKG) ("CardioComm" or the "Company") today announced that it will be conducting a non-brokered private placement equity financing under which it will issue 6,000,000 units at a price of $0.05 per unit for gross proceeds of $300,000. Each unit will...


Webcast Alert: Heska Corporation's Special Meeting of Stockholders Webcast

December 22, 2010 7:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LOVELAND, Colo., Dec. 22, 2010 /- Heska Corporation (Nasdaq: HSKA ) announces the following Webcast:What: Heska Corporation Invites You to Listen to Its Special Meeting of Stockholders on the WebWhen: Wednesday, December 29, @ 9:00 a.m. (MST)Where: (click on the Special...


Scott & White Finalizes College Station Land Deal

December 22, 2010 7:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Dec. 22, 2010 /- Scott & White Healthcare has acquired approximately 98 acres of undeveloped land that will be the home for a new 143-bed acute care hospital project. The property was purchased from Weingarten Realty Investors and College Station ISD. The...


Pinch Valves Improve Diagnostic Systems Design

December 22, 2010 6:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

Bio-Chem Fluidics helps original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) address clogging waste lines in clinical diagnostic systems with its solenoid operated pinch valves.

GENEART AG: Squeeze Out of Minority Shareholders and Domination Agreement with Applied Biosystems Deutschland GmbH Effective

December 22, 2010 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Geneart AG / GENEART AG: Squeeze Out of Minority Shareholders and Domination Agreement with Applied Biosystems Deutschland GmbH Effective Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.Regensburg, December 22, 2010 - The...

Record time limit

December 22, 2010 6:37 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Inderscience Publishers) Running and swimming records are broken again and again at almost every international athletics event, But, can human performance continue to improve indefinitely? Will runners continue to accelerate off the starting blocks and reach the finish line in...


Teledyne Technologies to acquire DALSA Corporation

December 22, 2010 6:37 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE: TDY) ("Teledyne") and DALSA Corporation (TSX: DSA) ("DALSA") jointly announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement that provides for the acquisition of DALSA Corporation by a wholly-owned subsidiary of Teledyne.

Haemonetics to Present at J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

December 22, 2010 6:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BRAINTREE, Mass., Dec. 22, 2010 /- Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE: HAE ) announced today that Brian Concannon, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco on Monday, January 10, 2011 at 1:30 pm Pacific time.  The public...


Electrical Connectors Feature Vibration-Resistant Designs

December 22, 2010 6:27 am | Product Releases | Comments

ETCO high-retention electrical connectors are offered in two styles: the FlatSnap connector, which features a unisex design with a positive locking mechanism that connects with a simple push-pull motion...

Discontinuation of PTFE Flat Cables Creates Scramble for Replacements

December 22, 2010 6:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

According to customer sources, at least one major manufacturer of PTFE-jacketed flat cable has announced their plans to discontinue that product.

Voice Coil Actuator Achieves New Miniaturization Level

December 22, 2010 6:02 am | Product Releases | Comments

BEI Kimco Magnetics, a company of Custom Sensors & Technologies (CST), Inc., has announced an exciting breakthrough in miniaturization for cylindrical shaped voice coil actuators with the introduction of the Model LA05-05-000A.

Humana raises 2011 profit outlook on acquistion

December 22, 2010 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Health insurer Humana Inc. has raised its 2011 earnings-per-share expectations by a dime after completing its $790-million acquisition of privately held health care company Concentra Inc.The Louisville, Ky., insurer said Tuesday after markets closed it now expects earnings per share to range...

Centric Health buys assets of Dedicated National from court-appointed receiver

December 22, 2010 3:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Centric Health Corp. (TSX:CHH) says it has reached an agreement to buy certain assets of a series of bankrupt pharma companies for an undisclosed amount.The Toronto-based diversified medical care firm said it would purchase unspecified assets from related companies Dedicated National Pharmacies...


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