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VA: Medical device security breaches threaten patients

June 3, 2010 7:40 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

More than 122 medical devices were affected by malware in the last 14 months, according to a U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs official. More than 122 medical devices were infected by malware during the past 14 months at the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs' network of 50,000...

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Derdack Partner Conference 2010 - Online

June 3, 2010 7:40 am | by RealWire | News | Comments

8th annual event for partners and affiliates 8th June 2010Potsdam, Germany, 3rd June, 2010: Derdack (www.derdack.com), provider of mobile messaging platforms and enterprise notification software today announced the Derdack annual partner conference; "DPC" will be online in 2010. In an...

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Cardinal Health Supports ACRIN Clinical Trials Evaluating Oncologic Biotracers

June 3, 2010 7:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DUBLIN, Ohio , June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall / -- Researchers have long used non-proprietary imaging agents such as 18F-Fluoroumisonidazole (FMISO), 18F-Sodium Fluoride and Fluorothymidine (FLT-PET) to evaluate cancerous tumors. Now, with manufacturing and distribution support from...

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Robotic Spray Coating Process Applies Conductive Coating to Power Supplies

June 3, 2010 6:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tech Etch has designed and developed a robotic spray coating process used to apply conductive coatings to battery current collectors, fuel cells, and other energy storage devices that require low resistance coatings.

Polymers Offer Superior Color Accuracy And Surface Quality

June 3, 2010 6:44 am | Polymedex Discovery Group | Product Releases | Comments

PolyMedex Discovery Group, an innovator in polymer technology for minimally invasive devices and drug delivery, announces the availability of custom colored medical grade polymers.

Epoxy Has Outstanding Electrical Properties and Chemical Resistance

June 3, 2010 6:35 am | Master Bond, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Master Bond EP17HT-3 is a one-part epoxy that sets up in 20 to 30 seconds and snap cures in only two to three minutes.

In-Line Filter Valves Aid in Removal of Visible Particulate

June 3, 2010 6:29 am | Ark-Plas Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Ark-Plas Products Inc. manufactures in-line filter valves for the removal of most visible particulate in aqueous solutions and gas streams.

IBM and Guang Dong Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine Analyze Digital Medical Records to Understand Treatment Efficacy

June 3, 2010 5:39 am | by IBM | News | Comments

At the Smarter Cities Forum in Shanghai today, IBM announced a collaboration with South China's largest hospital, Guang Dong Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, to apply new analytics technology to help doctors uncover trends and new knowledge about disease treatment from thousands...

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Federal court vacates Haemonetics win in Fenwal patent spat

June 3, 2010 5:39 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit vacates a lower court's $15.7 million decision in favor of Haemonetics Corp. in a patent spat with Fenwal Inc. A federal court put the kaibosh on a lower court's decision to award $15.7 million to Haemonetics Corp....

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Accuray Installs 200th CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System

June 3, 2010 5:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SUNNYVALE, Calif. , June 3 /- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, today announced the installation of the 200th CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System as continued evidence of its acceptance as the world's leading device for...

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BSGI Offers Improved Cancer Detection for Negative or Indeterminate Mammograms

June 3, 2010 5:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. , June 3 /- Researchers at the Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital in Portland, Oregon presented data on the clinical use of Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI), a molecular breast imaging technique, at the American Society of Breast Surgeons Annual meeting in Las Vegas in...

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Autism finding could lead to simple urine test for the condition

June 3, 2010 1:39 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Imperial College London) Children with autism have a different chemical fingerprint in their urine than non-autistic children, according to new research published tomorrow in the print edition of the Journal of Proteome Research. The researchers behind the study, from Imperial...

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/C O R R E C T I O N -- EPEMED/

June 3, 2010 1:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

In the news release, "EPEMED, the European Personalised Medicine Association, Appoints Executive Director" issued on 3 Jun 2010 06:00 GMT , by EPEMED over PR Newswire, we are advised by a representative of the company that contact details have now been made public. Complete, corrected...

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Astellas Announces Successful Completion of Initial Tender Offer for Shares of OSI and Announces Subsequent Offer Period

June 3, 2010 1:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

TOKYO , June 3 /- Astellas Pharma Inc. (TSE: 4503) announced today the completion of the initial tender offer for all outstanding shares of common stock in OSI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: OSIP). The initial offer period expired at 12:00 midnight, New York City time, on June 2, 2010 ....

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Olive-oil enriched diet helps breast cancer survivors lose more weight

June 2, 2010 10:36 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Lifespan) Researchers from The Miriam Hospital have found that olive oil may offer another potential health benefit -- it produces greater weight loss in breast cancer survivors compared to a more traditional low-fat diet.

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