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Award-Winning U.S. Talk Show Host Montel Williams Joins Rex Bionics New International Advisory Board

August 24, 2010 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NORTH HARBOUR, New Zealand, Aug. 24 /- Rex Bionics Ltd., the company developing a robotic exoskeleton enabling wheelchair users to walk, announced formation of an International Advisory Board that includes Emmy Award-winning U.S. talk show host Montel Williams .  Also named to the...

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Echo Therapeutics Announces Successful Completion of Clinical Trial for Preludeâ„¢ SkinPrep System and 4% Lidocaine Cream

August 24, 2010 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FRANKLIN, Mass., Aug. 24 /- Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ECTE ), a company developing its needle-free Symphonyâ„¢ tCGM System as a non-invasive, wireless, transdermal continuous glucose monitoring system and its Preludeâ„¢ SkinPrep System for transdermal drug...

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+PLUSPAK (polymer bottle) Packaging Receives GE's Distinguished ecomagination(SM) Approval

August 24, 2010 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 24 /- GE Healthcare is proud to announce that + PLUS PAK (polymer bottle) packaging is now included in the company's ecomagination(SM) campaign.  + PLUS PAK, an innovative packaging container for contrast media, offers significant advantages over traditional...

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Zacks Rates CardioGenics 'Outperform' With Six-Month Target of $1.22

August 24, 2010 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario , Aug. 24 /- Zacks Equity Research initiated research coverage on CardioGenics Holdings Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CGNH ) with a six-month target price of $1.22 per share. The 25-page Zacks report, which gives the company an investment rating of 'Outperform', details...

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Medtronic 1Q net income climbs to $830 million

August 24, 2010 3:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical device maker Medtronic says its first-quarter earnings jumped to $830 million, but revenue fell in a soft global health care market.The world's largest medical-device company says it earned 76 cents per share in the three months that ended July 30. That compares to net income of $445...

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ORNL scientists help explain graphene mystery

August 24, 2010 1:33 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

A research team led by ORNL's Bobby Sumpter, Vincent Meunier and Eduardo Cruz-Silva has discovered how loops develop in graphene, an electrically conductive high-strength low-weight material that resembles an atomic-scale honeycomb.

Fortis Hospitals India Does Asia's First Custom Fit Knee Replacement Surgery

August 24, 2010 1:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

Fortis Hospitals India Does Asia's First Custom Fit Knee Replacement Surgery -- BANGALORE, India, August 24, 2010 /-

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Ex post evaluation of FP6 (NMP) at strategic level available now

August 24, 2010 12:32 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Was the thematic priority ?Nano-technologies and nano-sciences, knowledge-based multifunctional materials, and new production processes and devices? (NMP) of the Sixth Framework Programme (FP6) successful in the context of the objectives of the Lisbon Agenda and the European Research Area?

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Asahi Kasei to invest in Crystal IS for UV LED

August 24, 2010 12:32 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Asahi Kasei Corp. has invested about 200 million yen (US2 million*) in Crystal IS, Inc. of the U.S., which specializes in ultraviolet light-emitting diodes (UV LEDs) on aluminum nitride substrates, to jointly develop ultraviolet LEDs and start marketing the devices by 2015 for germicidal...

Radiologists call for national strategy to address medical imaging overuse

August 23, 2010 11:31 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Radiological Society of North America) Overutilization of medical imaging services exposes patients to unnecessary radiation and adds to health care costs according to a special report that calls on radiologists to spearhead a collaborative effort to curb imaging overutilization.

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Preliminary Research Results Suggest up to 70% Reduction in Dose for Positron Emission Mammography Imaging

August 23, 2010 10:31 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 24 /- In a recent study presented at the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 52nd Annual Meeting, researchers at the University of Washington showed that 18FDG dose for Positron Emission Mammography (PEM) may be reduced by as much as 70% without altering...

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INOMAX DS Drug-Delivery System: Class I Recall - Risk of Interruption of Drug Flow

August 23, 2010 6:33 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Potential for failure of a pressure switch, which may have an impact on the administration of INOMAX for inhalation to patients.

Cactus genes connect modern Mexico to its prehistoric past(3)

August 23, 2010 5:33 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Oxford University Press) In prehistoric times farmers across the world domesticated wild plants to create an agricultural revolution. As a result the ancestral plants have been lost, causing problems for anyone studying the domestication process of modern-day varieties, but that...

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3M lands contract with health care firm Premier

August 23, 2010 4:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

3M Co., which makes Post-Its, Scotch Tape and thousands of other products, said Monday it landed a contract with health care company Premier Inc. to provide sterilization assurance products.Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed.Under the deal, 3M's sterilization assurance products...

Low bone mineral density common in children and teenagers with inflammatory bowel disease

August 23, 2010 4:39 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Gothenburg) A thesis from the University of Gothenburg (Sweden) is the first in Scandinavia to study the occurrence of low bone mineral density in children and teenagers with inflammatory bowel disease. Half of the patients in the study showed signs of low bone...

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