(University of Rochester Medical Center) Adolescents and young adults are most likely to abuse prescription medications. Yet prescription rates for controlled medications have nearly doubled for those age groups in the past 14 years, according to a recent study published in Pediatrics.
Cambridge biofuels company Joule Unlimited Inc. has appointed Eric d’Esparbes as chief financial officer and Kevin Madden as vice president of biology operations at the firm.
EMD Serono's Cladribine Tablets, its drug candidate for treating Multiple Sclerosis, has been given an extension of three months in its FDA review period for treating relapsing MS.
Reason for Recall: It is possible the pump door may not be closed when the latch is down and the pump door open alarm may not alert the user to this condition. This may result in a free flow condition which may result in over delivery of therapy and...
Alternative strategies for controlling imaging utilization, radiology benefit managers and computerized decision support, squared off in a scientific session Sunday.
Meggitt Sensing Systems has announced the re-launch of Endevco model 2771C-XX, an ultra-low noise remote charge converter (RCC) designed to facilitate even more precise measurements from piezoelectric transducers.
For medical device and industrial assembly applications, Henkel Corp. has introduced Loctite 3979 light cure adhesive—a translucent, non-sagging gel formulation designed to fill moderate gaps without migrating beyond its intended location.
These angle encoders provide reliable position and speed control through use on rotational axes such as on rotary tables, tilting axes, and direct drives, and are often the encoders of choice when angle measurement in accuracy of a few angular seconds is required.
Ideal for dental and medical professionals, the EKW-105 is a completely sealed and disinfectable keyboard with the added benefits of RF wireless connectivity and an integrated touchpad.
South Korean LED maker Seoul Semiconductor Corp has announced an agreement with Singapore-based venture capital firm Vertex Venture Management to jointly seek and invest in companies with advanced capabilities in LED technology development.
Designed for defense and security applications, array achieves sensitivity close to one-thousandth of a degree kelvin.
Acceleron Pharma Inc. has appointed Kevin McLaughlin, a former finance head of cellulosic ethanol company Qteros Inc., as senior vice president and chief financial officer of the Cambridge biotechnology firm.
This guidance recommends changes in the labeling of blood lancet (e.g., fingerstick) devices (21 CFR 878.4800) (included under manual surgical instruments for general use). FDA is concerned about the risk of transmission of hepatitis and other...
Federal Register: Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff; Blood Lancet Labeling; AvailabilityNovember 29, 2010 4:38 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments
FDA is issuing this guidance with labeling recommendations because of concerns that both healthcare providers and patients may be unaware of the serious adverse health risks associated with using the same blood lancet device for assisted withdrawal of...
PositiveID Corporation Expands Its Wireless Body Platform Utilizing Its Patented Embedded Bio-Sensor SystemNovember 29, 2010 4:33 am | by PositiveID | News | Comments
PositiveID Corporation Expands Its Wireless Body Platform Utilizing Its Patented Embedded Bio-Sensor System