Health insurer Humana Inc. sliced its spending on third-quarter federal lobbying by 69 percent compared to 2009, as it focused on only a handful of Congressional acts.The Louisville, Ky., insurer spent $281,000 in the July to September period, which represented a 4 percent increase from this...
L&L Acquisition Corp., an acquisition firm focused on healthcare-related businesses, has priced its initial public offering, filed in July, at $40 million.
Itamar-Medical Inc., a medical technology company focused on the cardiovascular system, has named Marvin Slosman as president of Itamar-Medical for North America.
(Tufts University) For the first time, researchers have made the antibiotic erythromycin A, and two variants, using E. coli as the production host. This is a cost-effective way to make erythromycin A and new drugs to combat antibiotic resistant pathogens. The E. coli host also...
Genzyme Corp. has met an FDA consent decree milestone, ending its Allston plant's fill/finish operations of four drugs sold in the U.S.
(Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona)) Scientists at IRB Barcelona have provided new data on how certain types of aggressive breast cancer bypass tumor suppression mechanisms.
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ZoomMed Inc. (TSX VENTURE: ZMD) announces the filing today on SEDAR of an amended management proxy circular dated November 24, 2010.The amendments made to the document are the result of an observation received from the Autorite des marches financiers du Quebec as part of its continuous...
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http://www.tomotherapy.com () —TomoTherapy Incorporated (http://www.tomotherapy.com/) (NASDAQ: TOMO), maker of advanced radiation therapy solutions for the treatment of cancer and other diseases, today announced that President and CEO Fred Robertson, M.D., will participate in two upcoming...
LifeImage Inc., a Newton-based maker of medical imaging storage and sharing technology, has been chosen by the Radiological Society of North America for a two-year project to establish a digital “clearinghouse” of medical images to be shared among medical centers.
Through their subsidiary, The Technical Glass Co., Goodfellow offers high-precision glass tubes in a wide range of shapes, sizes, and materials for applications where precision is essential, such as in engineering, optical applications, and research.
XP Power announced the launch of the highly efficient single output AFM series of 48 and 60 Watt external AC-DC power supplies designed for a wide range of medical equipment.
Crystek has introduced a line of high pass filters, the CHPFL Series. Encased in a rugged SMA housing, this filter line is designed for test equipment and general lab use.
Genzyme Corp. has stopped using its Allston plant for fill/finish operations of four drugs sold in the U.S., as part of an FDA consent decree.
Comco Inc.’s micro-abrasive blasting equipment can be used to deburr PEEK implants. Though PEEK’s biocompatibility and chemical resistant nature make it an ideal choice for medical implants, it creates challenges to the manufacturing process.