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Varian Medical Systems Spotlights TrueBeam Treatment System for First Time in Europe at ESTRO 2010, September 12-16, Barcelona

September 10, 2010 8:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BARCELONA, Spain, Sept. 10 /- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR ) is spotlighting its new TrueBeam™ medical linear accelerator for fast, powerful and efficient cancer treatments at the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology exhibition in Barcelona next week. A...

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45 W ‘Green’ Power Supply Has Medical Approvals

September 10, 2010 6:45 am | XP Power | Product Releases | Comments

Setting a new benchmark at this power level, measuring just 2 x 3 x 1.05 in., the ECS45 single output power supply is 25% smaller than the current industry standard of 2 x 4 in.

Absolute Encoders Deliver Precise Position Data in a Compact Package

September 10, 2010 6:27 am | Turck Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The encoders boast a 24-mm diameter housing that makes them ideal for space-restricted areas, with a non-contact design that minimizes wear—delivering exceptional ruggedness in a compact package.

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1.0-mm Pitch Timing Belts Are Space Saving for Miniature Applications

September 10, 2010 6:19 am | Stock Drive Products/Sterling Instrument | Product Releases | Comments

Stock Drive Products provides a new series of 1.0-mm pitch polyurethane timing belts, designed for miniature applications and to run with the new 1.0-mm pitch timing belt pulleys.

LCD Active-Matrix TFT Display Module Is Full-Color

September 10, 2010 6:11 am | Saelig Co. Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The low-cost, compact uLCD-144 provides a 1.44 in. 128 x 128 resolution 65 K color TFT-LCD panel with an embedded Goldelox graphics processor that can display full color animations, icons, and video clips.

TomoTherapy to Present at Baird's 2010 Health Care Conference

September 10, 2010 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.tomotherapy.com () —TomoTherapy Incorporated (http://www.tomotherapy.com/) (NASDAQ: TOMO), maker of advanced radiation therapy solutions for cancer care, today announced that CFO Thomas Powell and Vice President of Operations and Business Development Eric Schloesser will present at...

Good Start Genetics grabs $18M in first round

September 10, 2010 4:33 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Boston-based Good Start Genetics Inc. has closed on an $18 million Series A round of funding to help the company move its DNA sequencing-based pre-pregnancy genetic test along in development.

Why the secrecy surrounding TSI development?

September 10, 2010 2:33 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Yole analyst Jean-Marc Yannou describes what?s really going on behind the scenes with through-silicon interposer (TSI) development.

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Lack of trust in hospitals a major deterrent for blood donation among African-Americans

September 9, 2010 10:32 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) A new study published in Transfusion reveals that there is a significant distrust in the health care system among the African-American community, and African-Americans who distrust hospitals are less likely to donate blood.

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Mapping How the Brain Matures

September 9, 2010 9:32 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

New analysis tools may eventually help doctors predict autism and other developmental disorders.

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322% Three Year Growth Puts American Radiologist Network on the 2010 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the United States

September 9, 2010 4:34 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 9 /- American Radiologist Network (AMRADNET), the provider of Real-Time Collaborative Platform for comprehensive medicine, today announced it is ranked 69 in Healthcare on the 2010 Inc.'s list of fastest growing private companies in the US. AMRADNET debuted in the...

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Overweight and obese make up majority in Ontario

September 9, 2010 2:33 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Ottawa Heart Institute) New analysis of a landmark health survey by the University of Ottawa Heart Institute shows that 70 percent of Ontario adults are either overweight or obese, and have a strong prevalence of high blood pressure that could lead to heart attack or stroke.

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4th EAU NEEM in Riga opens tomorrow

September 9, 2010 1:38 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(European Association of Urology) The 4th North Eastern European Meeting (NEEM) will open tomorrow in Riga, Latvia, with prostate, bladder and renal cancers topping the scientific agenda during the two-day meeting.

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David Irby and Richard Reznick are awarded prize in medical education research

September 9, 2010 1:38 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Karolinska Institutet) Professors David M. Irby and Richard K. Reznick are awarded the 2010 Karolinska Institutet Prize for Research in Medical Education. They have both paved the way to innovative application of quantitative and qualitative methods within medical education research.

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Gadolinium-based Contrast Agents: Class Labeling Change - Risk of Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis

September 9, 2010 1:38 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

New recommendations in labeling for screening for renal disease prior to use and monitoring for the development of NSF.

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