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Philips and Atom Medical Corporation Announce Strategic Alliance to Provide a Complete Neonatal and Perinatal Offering

November 18, 2010 5:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ANDOVER, Mass., Nov. 18, 2010 /- Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) and Atom Medical Corporation, a major manufacturer of neonatal medical equipment, announced today that they are expanding their relationship to serve customers with a more complete portfolio of perinatal care...


Lung Cancer Patients the Centerpiece for Northwestern Medicine Quality of Care Study

November 18, 2010 5:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CHICAGO, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwestern Memorial Hospital is one of six national participants in a pilot study that will test whether operable lung cancer patients and their families have a smoother care experience and better outcomes by hardwiring data systems to...


Draeger Teams Up with International Aid to Supply Medical Equipment for Use in Developing Countries

November 18, 2010 5:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

TELFORD, Pa., Nov. 18, 2010 /- Draeger Medical, Inc., a subsidiary of Draegerwerk AG & Co. KGaA, a leading international company in the fields of medical and safety technology, has teamed up with the global humanitarian healthcare agency International Aid (IA) to donate used medical...


Genzyme's diagnostics unit acquired for $265M

November 18, 2010 5:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Genzyme Corp. has announced a divestiture of its diagnostics business, with Sekisui Chemical Co. Ltd. agreeing to pay $265 million cash for the business. The divestiture is part of the Cambridge biotech's plan, announce in May, to seek "strategic alternatives" for three of its businesses.


'A Platform Technology to Address Bioterrorism' Released by Aethlon Medical, Inc.

November 18, 2010 5:33 am | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 18, 2010 /- Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: AEMD ), the pioneer in developing therapeutic filtration devices to address infectious disease and cancer, disclosed today that it has released a report entitled: " A Platform to Address Bioterrorism."  The report...

The European Medicines Agency Validates and Accepts Cell Therapeutics' Marketing Authorization Application for Pixuvri™

November 17, 2010 11:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SEATTLE, Nov. 18, 2010 /- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. ("CTI") (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) announced today that CTI's Marketing Authorization Application ("MAA") seeking approval for Pixuvri™ (pixantrone dimaleate) for the treatment of adult patients with multiply relapsed or refractory...


EVENING NEWS for November 17, 2010, CBS

November 17, 2010 9:45 pm | by AnthonyAssociated Press | News | Comments


US adults most likely to forgo care due to cost, have trouble paying medical bills

November 17, 2010 9:38 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Commonwealth Fund) A new 11-country survey from the Commonwealth Fund finds that adults in the United States are far more likely than those in 10 other industrialized nations to go without health care because of costs, have trouble paying medical bills, encounter high medical...


Now I See You

November 17, 2010 9:38 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A surgery-free prosthetic retina restores vision in blind mice and raises the prospects for something similar in people.

European Silicon Photonics project demonstrates laser and 10Gb/s silicon modulator using CMOS fabrication processes

November 17, 2010 9:38 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

HELIOS consortium developing building blocks and processes to accelerate adoption of silicon photonics.

Suntech to acquire 375mw of wafer manufacturing capacity

November 17, 2010 9:38 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Vertical integration expected to reduce cost and improve profitability.

The leader in high temperature semiconductor solutions

November 17, 2010 9:38 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

CISSOID unveils THEMIS and ATLAS,their driver for silicon carbide switches in efficient and reliable power converters and motor drives.

Covidien Announces New Evidence that Demonstrates Clinical Efficacy of VNUS ClosureFAST(TM) Catheter

November 17, 2010 9:34 pm | by Covidien | News | Comments

Multicenter Study Results Presented at 37th Annual VEITH Symposium NEW YORK, Nov 17, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Covidien (NYSE:COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, today announced that results from a prospective, multicenter study using the VNUS ClosureFAST(TM) catheter,...


Aortic aneurysms associated with defects in many regions of genome

November 17, 2010 9:34 pm | by Baylor College of Medicine | News | Comments

When the aorta, the major artery arising from the heart, becomes enlarged and weakened, the condition (called a thoracic aortic aneurysm) is life threatening. The situation becomes acute when wall of the aorta begins to tear (a dissection) or ruptures. Understanding the genetic component...


Tokyo Stock Exchange: closing price list -6-+

November 17, 2010 8:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TSEPrices UP/DN Nippon Meat Packers1018 UP 41 Nippon Paper Grp Inc 2044 UP 40 Nippon Sharyo Ltd368 UP5 Nippon Sheet Glass189 UP6 Nippon Shokubai Co794 UP 11 Nippon Soda Co345 UP9 Nippon Steel Corp276 UP5 Nippon Suisan255 UP5 Nissan Chem Ind Ltd1013 UP 22 Nissan...


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