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Biogen gets beat on new MS pill

September 22, 2010 8:32 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Biogen Idec Inc. may face a tough day, following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of the first ever treatment for multiple sclerosis in pill form, called Gilenya, from Novartis. The drug approval is considered to be a watershed moment in the treatment of the disease.

60 Watt Open Frame AC LED Driver Series Is Ultra Compact

September 22, 2010 7:15 am | Recom Power, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

RECOM has added a new series of 60 Watt open frame AC input LED drivers to its range of LightLine constant current LED drivers. The new products are approx. half the size of their competitors.

Five-Axis Machining Center Minimizes Workpiece Setup

September 22, 2010 6:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

Makino’s F5-5XR vertical machining center combines the speed, precision and flexibility required for tight tolerance, five-axis, hard-milling applications.

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Light Guides Provide Backlighting Solution for Touch Enabled Display Graphics

September 22, 2010 6:43 am | Product Releases | Comments

Ultra-thin light guides from Global Lighting Technologies (GLT) utilize the company’s unique LED-based edge-lighting technology to provide an ideal solution for backlighting touch-enabled display graphics...

Genetic factor in osteoporosis discovered

September 22, 2010 6:35 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology) Spanish researchers have confirmed there is a genetic risk factor for osteoporosis and bone fractures. Although more studies are still needed, these findings will make it possible to take preventive measures.

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Brush-Commutated DC Motors Deliver Smooth-Running Performance and Quiet Operation

September 22, 2010 6:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

This family of iron core DC motors incorporates bonded neodymium iron boron magnets, providing economical alternatives to coreless products.

AgaMatrix, Sanofi-aventis launch glucose meter plug-in for iPhone

September 22, 2010 6:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

AgaMatrix Inc., a Salem, N.H.-based maker of blood glucose-monitoring products, and its Paris partner Sanofi-aventis have launched blood glucose monitoring devices BGStar and iBGStar that connect to the Apple iPhone or iPod touch.

Rapid Micro Biosystems signs $6.7M vaccine testing deal

September 22, 2010 6:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Rapid Micro Biosystems Inc. has signed a deal with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority that could net up to $6.7 million for the Bedford-based microbial contamination detection firm.

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Elsevier Launches International Journal of Surgery Case Reports

September 22, 2010 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

Elsevier Launches International Journal of Surgery Case Reports -- OXFORD, England, September 22, 2010 /-

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Endo Pharmaceuticals Receives FDA Priority Review for New Formulation of Long-Acting Oxymorphone Designed to be Crush Resistant

September 22, 2010 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CHADDS FORD, Pa., Sept. 22 /- Endo Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ENDP ) announced that it recently received notification from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that Endo's new drug application (NDA) for its new oral formulation of long-acting oxymorphone, which is designed to be...

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Precyse Solutions and M*Modal Announce Breakthrough CAC Solution

September 22, 2010 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PITTSBURGH and WAYNE, Pa., Sept. 22 /- At the 82nd AHIMA Convention and Exhibit, Precyse Solutions , a leader in Health Information Management (HIM) services and technologies, and M*Modal , a pioneer of advanced Speech Understanding technology and provider of on-demand conversational...

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Neogen Corporation Announces 1st Quarter Results Conference Call

September 22, 2010 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LANSING, Mich., Sept. 16 /- Neogen Corporation (Nasdaq: NEOG ) announces the following Webcast:What: Neogen Corporation 1st Quarter Results WebcastWhen: Thursday, September 23, 2010  @ 11:00 ETWhere: http://www.videonewswire.com/event.asp?id=72328 How: Live over the Internet --...

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Molecular Detection and Integrated Sciences Announce Distribution Agreement for Detect-Ready™ MRSA Assay in Australia

September 22, 2010 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WAYNE, Pa. and SYDNEY, Sept. 22 /- Molecular Detection Inc. (MDI), a company developing Detect-Ready™ assays designed to increase the speed and accuracy of infectious disease diagnosis, and Integrated Sciences Pty. Ltd. today announced that they have entered into an exclusive...

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Amgen and Pfizer Introduce 'Psophisticated Style: A Guide to Everyday Style and Psoriasis™' Hosted by Tim Gunn

September 22, 2010 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /- Amgen and Pfizer today announced the launch of "Psophisticated Style:  A Guide to Everyday Style and Psoriasis™," an online resource, providing a wealth of style advice specifically for people with psoriasis. Hosted by Tim Gunn, mentor to the designers on...

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Syndax Pharmaceuticals to Present at Sachs Biotech in Europe Investor Forum

September 22, 2010 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 22 /- Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage epigenetics oncology company, today announced that Joanna Horobin, M.D., the company's president and CEO, will present at the Sachs Biotech in Europe Investor Forum Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at the Radisson Blu...

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