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Celgene 2011 profit forecast misses analyst views

January 10, 2011 9:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Biotechnology company Celgene Corp. issued preliminary fourth-quarter results Monday, and gave a profit forecast for 2011 that fell short of analyst expectations.It also said its board authorized the repurchase of up an additional $500 million in stock.Celgene said it expects net income of 40...

Volcano revenue outlook tops 4Q expectations

January 10, 2011 8:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical device maker Volcano Corp. said Monday it expects to report revenue of about $81 million for the fourth quarter, which would top Wall Street expectations.The company said it gained more market share in the fourth quarter as use of its devices that help doctors see inside heart vessels...

Thermo Fisher gets antitrust OK for Dionex deal

January 10, 2011 8:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. said it received antitrust approval for its $2.1 billion acquisition of laboratory equipment maker Dionex Corp., bringing it one step closer to completing the deal.The scientific instrument maker said Monday that it is seeking similar clearances under antitrust...


JCI online early table of contents: Jan. 10, 2011

January 10, 2011 7:38 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Journal of Clinical Investigation) This press release summarizes the contents of the JCI's Jan. 10, 2011, issue.


Exergen TemporalScanner Sponsors 'Game Time Temperature' for NFL and College Bowl Games

January 10, 2011 7:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WATERTOWN, Mass., Jan. 10, 2011 /- Drawing attention to its TemporalScanner™ Temporal Artery Thermometer during flu season, Exergen® Corporation is sponsoring "game-time temperature" for national radio broadcasts of NFL games and the upcoming College Bowl football games. The...


MedAvante Names Leading Expert to Head Neurocognition Therapeutic Area

January 10, 2011 7:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HAMILTON, N.J., Jan. 10, 2011 /- MedAvante, Inc., the leader in centralized expert evaluation of treatments for central nervous system (CNS) disorders, announced the appointment of Christopher Randolph, PhD, ABPP-CN, to the new position of Vice President, Neurocognition.  Dr....


Gilead Sciences extends study of HIV drug

January 10, 2011 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Gilead Sciences Inc. said Monday that, at the recommendation of the Food and Drug Administration, it will double the length of its late-stage study of HIV drug candidate elvitegravir to almost two years.Gilead said the study, which compares elvitegravir to Merck & Co.'s drug Isentress, will now...

Mindray estimates 2010 profit grew 10 percent

January 10, 2011 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Mindray Medical International Ltd. said Monday it estimates that its adjusted profit in 2010 grew about 10 percent greater than its profit in 2009.The Shenzhen, China, company also said it estimates its revenue grew about 10 percent. In 2009, Mindray reported a profit of $147.4 million, or...


LCD Equipped With Advanced Black Nematic Technology

January 10, 2011 6:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

LCDs with ABN technology provide higher contrast ratios and wider viewing angles than conventional passive matrix displays, with true black levels, no performance shift over wide temperature ranges, and virtually no color shift.

Circuit Board Shields Offer Interference Solution for Existing Devices

January 10, 2011 6:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Leader Tech’s Slot-Lok circuit board shields offer the perfect solution for manufacturers that need a flexible, low-cost shielding option that can fit seamlessly within an established footprint.

MiniLock Provides Small Part Precision Clamping Solution

January 10, 2011 6:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Kurt MiniLock is a small, screw down clamp that operates much like a precision vise. Designed to hold small parts for machining, the MiniLock provides a low cost, easy-to-use option for rigidly clamping components...

Miniature, Metric PCB Screw Terminal Rated 15 Amps

January 10, 2011 5:54 am | Keystone Electronics Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Rated 15 Amps, this compact, low profile design facilitates a broad range of capabilities for a number of applications with space-saving, cost-effective versatility.

Ceapro Announces Debt Reduction

January 10, 2011 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ceapro Inc. (TSX VENTURE: CZO) today announced that pursuant to a debt settlement agreement made with the members of its board of directors previously announced on December 13, 2010, it has issued 1,590,909 common shares in full satisfaction of debts totaling $175,000. The shares issues...

Kinetic Concepts buys TechniMotion Medical

January 10, 2011 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical technology company Kinetic Concepts Inc. said Monday it acquired TechniMotion Medical, which develops patient handling systems for acute and post-acute care. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.Kinetic, which is based in San Antonio, said TechniMotion products include lifts for...

Ziptronix accuses TSMC / Omnivision of Patent Infringement Over Oxide Bonding Technology

January 10, 2011 4:38 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

In December 2010 Ziptronix filed a complaint against TSMC and Omnivision in US District Court alleging ?willful and deliberate? infringement of several Ziptronix patents pertaining to low temperature oxide bonding.


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