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IBM and UPMC Partner to Make 'Smart' Patient Room Even Smarter

July 28, 2010 8:33 am | by IBM | News | Comments

PITTSBURGH, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) are teaming up to bring "smarter" hospital rooms to patients nationwide. Created by UPMC three years ago to bring the right patient information to the bedside when it's needed,...

Calculating dynamic resistance to help choose an ESD protective device

July 28, 2010 7:42 am | by Jim Colby and Chad Marak | Articles | Comments

Electronic medical devices, especially those that come into contact with the human body, are at risk for electrostatic discharge (ESD.) Inadequate protection may damage the IC or interfere with communications critical to patient care. This article shows how to choose an ESD device that will give the best chance of a successful first pass design.

FDA fast-tracks EMD Serono MS drug

July 28, 2010 7:33 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

EMD Serono, which is developing an oral tablet for the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis, has received a priority review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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Nanoblasts Move Molecules, Proteins and DNA into Living Cells

July 28, 2010 7:32 am | by Georgia Tech Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Using chemical "nanoblasts" that punch tiny holes in the protective membranes of cells, researchers have demonstrated a new technique for getting therapeutic small molecules, proteins and DNA directly into living cells.

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Tubing Bonding System Eliminates Cumbersome Bundles

July 28, 2010 7:03 am | Newage Industries, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Hot Bond process joins lengths of reinforced and unreinforced tubing of similar material using heat, not leachable adhesives or solvents, for an orderly arrangement.

Digital CCD Camera Offers Two Scan Speeds

July 28, 2010 6:56 am | Hamamatsu Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

The ORCA-R2 has two scan speeds, a normal scan speed of 14MHz and a rapid scan speed of 28MHz, that deliver full resolution 1.37 M pixel images at 8.5 frames/second and 16.2 frames/second respectively.

PC Based Workcell Controller Provides Ease of Use

July 28, 2010 6:46 am | Epson Robots | Product Releases | Comments

EPSON Robots, a global leader in advanced robotic technology, introduces the new RC620+, EPSON’s 4th generation open architecture PC based workcell controller.

Federal Register: Neurological and Physical Medicine Devices; Designation of Special Controls for Certain Class II Devices and Exemption From Premarket Notification; Reopening...

July 28, 2010 6:34 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The FDA is reopening until 9/7/2010, the comment period for the proposed rule published in the Federal Register of April 5, 2010 (75 FR 17093). The document proposed to amend certain neurological and physical medicine device regulations to establish...

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Federal Register: Radiological Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

July 28, 2010 6:33 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

On 9/24/2010, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for the Selenia C Digital Breast Tomosynthesis System, sponsored by Hologic, Inc. The Selenia C Digital Breast Tomosynthesis System is intended...

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Bionovo, Inc. to Announce Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2010 Financial Results on Wednesday, August 4, 2010

July 28, 2010 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

EMERYVILLE, Calif. , July 28 /- Bionovo, Inc. (Nasdaq: BNVI ) announced today that it will release financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2010 ended June 30, 2010 on Wednesday, August 4, 2010 . The Company will conduct a conference call and webcast to review the financial...

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Warner Chilcott Announces Earnings Release Date and Conference Call for Second Quarter 2010 Financial Results

July 28, 2010 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ARDEE, Ireland , July 28 /- Warner Chilcott plc (Nasdaq: WCRX) today announced that it will issue its second quarter 2010 financial results prior to the market opening on Friday, August 6, 2010 . In addition to issuing a press release, the Company will host a conference call for all...

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Curemark Opens Autism Trials at New Jersey Site

July 28, 2010 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

RYE, N.Y. , July 28 /- Curemark, LLC ( www.curemark.com ), a drug research and development company focused on the treatment of neurological diseases, announced that Saint Peter's University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey , is participating in the company's Phase III clinical trials...

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Washable, Wireless Mouse Prevents Cross-Contamination

July 28, 2010 6:23 am | Econo-Keys | Product Releases | Comments

Econo-Keys, a leading manufacturer of medical keyboards and mice, recently introduced the EKW-M, a completely waterproof, wireless mouse designed for the healthcare community.

Dyax numbers get boost from fees, drug sales

July 28, 2010 5:42 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Cambridge-based biotech firm Dyax Corp. saw a surge in revenue for the second quarter, climbing to $15.1 million from $4.8 million for the same quarter in 2009. The bulk of that increase, $13.2 million, came from development and license fees.

Topaz Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Data from Topical Ivermectin Trials Presented at Society of Pediatric Dermatology

July 28, 2010 5:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HORSHAM, Pa. , July 28 /- Topaz Pharmaceuticals Inc., a privately held biotechnology company, announced positive results of studies of topical ivermectin cream, which it is developing as a potential  treatment of Pediculus humanus capitis (head lice).   In a Phase 2 dose-ranging...

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