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SET, Replisaurus Mastering & CEA-Leti to support final commercialization of ECPR technology

May 27, 2010 3:43 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

ECPR process is in final development phase before the commercialization of technology born to revolutionize the semiconductor copper back-end industry..

OSEO has assigned € 9.9 million in support to the CUIVRE project

May 27, 2010 2:42 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

ECPR(TM): The final development phase before the commercialization of technology born to revolutionize the semiconductor industry.

Covidien Expands V-Loc(TM) Family of Absorbable Wound Closure Devices for Knotless Tissue Repair

May 27, 2010 2:41 am | by Covidien | News | Comments

Receives FDA 510(k) clearance to market the V-Loc(TM) 90 device NORTH HAVEN, Conn., May 27, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, today announced the global launch of the V-Loc(TM) 90 device, expanding its family of V-Loc(TM)...


Select Medical Holdings names Frist director

May 26, 2010 2:10 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hospital operator Select Medical Holdings Corp. said Wednesday it appointed former Senate Majority Leader Dr. William H. Frist as an independent director to the company's board.Frist is currently serving as a business and medicine professor at Vanderbilt University. He represented Tennessee in...

Predictive Biosciences adds on

May 26, 2010 1:38 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Predictive Biosciences adds two VPs and fills out its commercial sales team in anticipation of the release of its bladder cancer test. Predictive Biosciences appointed two vice presidents and expanded its sales force as it prepares for the launch of a bladder cancer test. ...


Hylenex recombinant (hyaluronidase human injection): Recall

May 26, 2010 1:36 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Voluntary recall of all manufactured lots has been initiated as a precautionary measure due to instances of particulate matter observed in a limited number of vials during routine stability testing.


Canadian earnings declared Wednesday: Bevo Agro, Pyng Medical, Southern Pacific

May 26, 2010 12:10 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Canadian earning declared Wednesday as of 4 p.m. ET:Bevo Agro Inc. (TSXV:BVO): Three months ended March 31, 2009, $499,209, $0.02 a share; 2009, $296,471, $0.01 a share. Revenue: 2010, $3,500,000; 2009, $3,000,000.Leader Energy Services Ltd. (TSXV:LEA): Three months ended March 31, 2010,...

Device makers release a flurry of studies at European conference

May 26, 2010 11:38 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Most of the major players in the medical device arena are rolling out new products and data from clinical trials at the EuroPCR conference in Paris this week. Most of the major players in the medical device arena - and a few from off the bench - are busy touting new...


Wireless patients

May 26, 2010 10:40 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Inderscience Publishers) A wireless monitoring system for people with debilitating conditions such as Parkinson's disease or chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder could allow health-care workers to assess a patient's health and the development of their disease without hindering...


Hey Jude: Get that song out my head!

May 26, 2010 10:40 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Montreal) Some 98-99 percent of the population has, at some point, been "infected" with a song they just can't seem to shake off. This common phenomenon has rarely been researched, until Andreane McNally-Gagnon, a Ph.D. student at the University of Montreal...


Births to older mothers 'trebled'

May 26, 2010 10:40 am | by BBC | News | Comments

The number of births to older mothers in England and Wales almost trebled in 20 years and is continuing to rise, figures show.


You May Be Closer to a College Degree Than You Thought

May 26, 2010 10:40 am | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | News | Comments

DEARBORN, Mich. May 26, 2010 — The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) and The University of Phoenix have reached an agreement that will provide holders of SME certifications with articulation credits toward their college degree. This will enable them to expedite their time...

Drexel Biomedical Researchers Develop Device to Predict Diabetic Wound Healing

May 26, 2010 10:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PHILADELPHIA , May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Complex wounds affect more patients in the United States than heart attack and stroke combined. About 150,000 amputations a year result from complex wounds, while about 80,000 are attributed to diabetes and peripheral arterial disease....


Covidien jettisons specialty chemicals unit

May 26, 2010 10:36 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Covidien plc sells its specialty chemicals business to New Mountain Capital L.L.C. for $280 million in cash. Covidien plc (NYSE:COV) sold its specialty chemical unit to New York-based private equity firm New Mountain Capital LLC for $280 million in cash. The sale involves the...


Toyota invests in Tesla for electric vehicles

May 26, 2010 9:39 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Toyota Motor Corp. (TMC) has agreed to purchase Rs.230.89 crore ($50 million) of Tesla Motor Inc.'s common stock as a part of an agreement to develop electric vehicles, parts, and production system and engineering support.


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