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Tenet completes tender offer for senior notes

August 31, 2010 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Tenet Healthcare Corp. said Tuesday it completed a tender offer to buy a portion of its outstanding 7.375 percent senior notes due 2013.The hospital operator said it received tenders from the holders of about 78 percent or about $781.5 million of the notes before the offer's early expiration...

Galahad Metals Announces a Change in Its Board of Directors

August 31, 2010 12:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.phoenixmatachewan.com/index.php () —Galahad Metals Inc. (TSX VENTURE: GAX) ("the Company") announced today that it is pleased to appoint a new director, Mr. Michael Newman. The new director will be joining remaining directors Mr. Robin Dow, Mr. Robert Schellenberg and Mr. Kevin...

Stromedix lung disease drug gets boost from FDA

August 31, 2010 10:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Stromedix Inc. has received word from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that its potential drug to treat a fatal lung disease will receive orphan drug status, intended to accelerate development of treatments for rare diseases.

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Educational Initiative to Introduce Students to Motorsports Manufacturing

August 31, 2010 10:34 am | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | News | Comments

Dearborn, Mich. August 31, 2010 — The Illinois Motorsports Institute (IMI) plans on changing the face of manufacturing one student, one turn of the wrench and one valuable connection at a time. More

Reportlinker Adds Neurostimulation Devices - Global Pipeline Analysis, Opportunity Assessment and Market Forecasts to 2016

August 31, 2010 10:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Neurostimulation Devices - Global Pipeline Analysis, Opportunity Assessment and Market Forecasts to 2016...

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New ProLogis Report Concludes US and Canadian Industrial Property Markets are On the Mend

August 31, 2010 9:32 am | by Material Handling Industry of America | News | Comments

ProLogis recently announced the release of a new research report on the state of the industrial property markets in the United States and Canada, titled "On the Mend."The report is based on market statistics compiled from a variety of sources,

Ovatech closes successful birth control trial

August 31, 2010 8:39 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Ovatech Inc., a women's health tech startup in Auburndale, has completed a Phase 2 clinical trial of its non-hormonal, intravaginal contraceptive ring, called Ovaprene.

Magic-Seal Packaging Products to Introduce First Vytex® Natural Rubber Latex Napkin Rings

August 31, 2010 8:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ATLANTA, Aug. 31 /- Vystar® Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: VYST ), the exclusive creator of Vytex® Natural Rubber Latex (NRL), a multi-patented, all-natural raw material that contains significantly reduced levels of the antigenic proteins found in natural rubber latex (NRL),...

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Greenway Selected by Health Information Exchanges and Regional Physician Groups

August 31, 2010 8:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CARROLLTON, Ga., Aug. 31 /- Greenway Medical Technologies, Inc. today announced that four additional Health Information Exchange (HIE) programs, Independent Physician Associations (IPA) and regional medical centers have selected PrimeSuite® , the company's integrated electronic...

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Hill-Rom Appoints Scott Jeffers as Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain

August 31, 2010 8:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BATESVILLE, Ind., Aug. 31 /- Hill-Rom (NYSE: HRC ) today announced the appointment of Scott Jeffers as Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain.  Currently serving as General Manager for Global Lean Enterprise at GE Healthcare, Jeffers will officially join Hill-Rom on September 13,...

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Invisible Bracelet Launches Nationwide Emergency Medical Notification Text Messaging Service

August 31, 2010 8:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

TULSA, Okla., Aug. 31 /- When faced with a medical crisis, having the ability or presence of mind to personally communicate critical health information to emergency response teams may not be possible. 

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Randomized Controlled Trial Finds Masimo PVI Improves Fluid Management During Surgery

August 31, 2010 8:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 31 /- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI ) announced today that a new randomized controlled trial published in Anesthesia & Analgesia shows that clinicians using Masimo Pleth Variability Index (PVI®) significantly improved fluid management and reduced lactate levels in...

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Summary Box: 3M buying ankle bracelet maker

August 31, 2010 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

THE DEAL: Manufacturing conglomerate 3M Co. has agreed to pay $230 million in cash for an Israeli company that makes technology for tracking people's movements.THE MOTIVE: 3M is increasingly stepping away from its Post-It and Scotch Tape roots in favor of technology that helps it grow faster. This...

Orthofix secures $300M 5-year credit facility

August 31, 2010 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical device maker Orthofix International NV said Tuesday it has obtained a $300 million five-year credit facility.The new facility provides the company with a lower interest rate, more flexible terms, additional borrowing capacity and available credit compared with its previous deal.The...

What are the key trends in microfluidics for the next 5 years?

August 31, 2010 6:32 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Yole Développement and its partner Institut fur Mikrotechnik Mainz GmbH (IMM) are glad to announce the workshop dedicated to the Microfluidics industry, on October 4 (2.00 PM to 5.00 PM)

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