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Slosman to lead Itamar-Medical's North America division

November 24, 2010 9:35 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Itamar-Medical Inc., a medical technology company focused on the cardiovascular system, has named Marvin Slosman as president of Itamar-Medical for North America.


Erythromycin A produced in E. coli for first time

November 24, 2010 8:37 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(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 meets FDA milestone for Allston plant

November 24, 2010 7:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

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.


The most aggressive forms of breast cancer elude cellular control mechanisms in order to expand

November 24, 2010 7:31 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(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.


510(k) Final Decisions - October 2010

November 24, 2010 7:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

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ZoomMed Announces the Filing on Sedar of an Amended Management Proxy Circular

November 24, 2010 6:46 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

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...

Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference on November 30 and Lazard Capital Markets Med Tech/Life Sciences Tools Day on December 2, 2010

November 24, 2010 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments () —TomoTherapy Incorporated ( (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 picked for NIH-backed medical imaging project

November 24, 2010 6:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

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.


High-Precision Glass Tubes Meet Exacting Specifications

November 24, 2010 5:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

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.

Power Supply Series Meets Latest Energy Standards

November 24, 2010 5:51 am | XP Power | Product Releases | Comments

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.

High Pass Filters Have Frequency Ranges From DC to 100 MHz Through 1 GHz

November 24, 2010 5:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

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 stops making four U.S. drugs in Allston

November 24, 2010 5:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

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.

Deburring PEEK Implants With Micro-Abrasive Blasting

November 24, 2010 5:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

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.

Diabetes drug could work against Alzheimer's

November 24, 2010 4:39 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres) Scientists from Berlin, Bonn and Dundee show in animal models that the diabetes drug metformin has an effect against one of the main causes of the Alzheimer's disease.


Female fish -- and humans? -- lose interest when their male loses a slugfest

November 24, 2010 4:38 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Stanford University) If you see your special someone lose a competition, your subconscious may start whispering, "He's a loser," even as you insist your love is unaffected, according to Stanford researchers studying African cichlid fish. When female cichlids saw a favored suitor...



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