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Zimmer 3Q profit jumps on lower costs

October 28, 2010 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Orthopedic implant maker Zimmer Holdings Inc. said Thursday its third-quarter profit climbed 27 percent on lower operating expenses.The results beat Wall Street estimates but Zimmer cut its estimate for revenue growth on a constant currency basis for the year and its shares fell almost 4...

Accuray Hires General Manager for the Asia Pacific Region

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

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 28 /- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, announced today that Bob Wong has returned to Accuray as General Manager of the APAC (Asia Pacific, including Australia but excluding India and Japan) region effective October...


New Orthopedic Market Research Data Covering Multiple Geographies Released by Millennium Research Group

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

TORONTO, Oct. 28 /- Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, has released its latest orthopedics research data including information for multiple geographies on orthopedic biomaterials, reconstructive implants, and orthopedic...


CyberKnife Center of Miami Lends a Hand in Treatment of Haitian Nurse

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

MIAMI, Oct. 28 /- Who would've guessed that among all the tragic injuries and infectious disease resulting from Haiti's earthquake that a brain tumor patient would be treated along the way? The CyberKnife Center of Miami is helping out by donating the treatment, care, lodging and expenses...


Cornerstone Therapeutics to Host Third Quarter 2010 Conference Call

October 28, 2010 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CARY, N.C., Oct. 28 /- Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: CRTX ) today announced that it will host a conference call at 4:30 PM ET on Thursday, November 4, 2010, to discuss its financial results for the quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2010. Financial results are expected...


Why it makes sense to consult ER patients before sending them to CT

October 28, 2010 6:31 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

It’s all too easy to reduce medicine to facts, practices to technology. Patients need to be consulted when it comes to making decisions involving the use of CT, according to a recent emergency room survey, even when time is in short supply and the answers seem obvious.


Integra LifeSciences 3Q profit rises 14.6 percent

October 28, 2010 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical device maker Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp. said Thursday its third-quarter profit grew 14.6 percent, led by an increase in orthopedic sales.The company said its profit rose to $16.5 million, or 55 cents per share, from $14.4 million, or 49 cents per share, during the same period a...

Glaucoma therapy firm Solx takes in $3.7M

October 28, 2010 5:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Solx Inc., the Sudbury maker of a laser treatment for glaucoma, has raised $3.7 million in a new round of equity financing, the company reports in a regulatory filing posted yesterday.


Stryker Corp. to buy Boston Scientific division

October 28, 2010 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Stryker Corporation says it will pay up to $1.5 billion to buy the neurovascular division of fellow medical device maker Boston Scientific.The Kalamazoo, Mich., company plans to pay $1.4 billion at the deal's closing and then up to $100 million in milestone payments. The deal is expected to...

Boston Scientific Agrees to Sell Neurovascular Business to Stryker

October 28, 2010 4:32 am | by Boston Scientific | News | Comments

NATICK, Mass., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced the execution of a definitive agreement under which Stryker Corporation will acquire Boston Scientific's Neurovascular


VIDEO From and AstraZeneca: AstraZeneca Announces Third Quarter and Nine Months Results 2010

October 28, 2010 2:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, Oct. 28 /- See video from AstraZeneca at: Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca announced that revenue for...


Adeona to Hold Annual Shareholder Meeting

October 28, 2010 2:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 28 /- Adeona Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (AMEX: AEN ) announced today that the Company will hold its Annual Shareholders Meeting on Tuesday, November 2, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., at its offices located at 3930 Varsity Drive, Ann Arbor, MI, 48108. During the Annual...


Exposure to BPA associated with reduced semen quality

October 28, 2010 12:33 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(GolinHarris International) Increasing urine BPA (Bisphenol-A) level was significantly associated with decreased sperm concentration, decreased total sperm count, decreased sperm vitality and decreased sperm motility, according to a Kaiser Permanente study appearing in the journal...


Atrenta and CEA-Leti sign a multi-year collaboration agreement

October 28, 2010 12:33 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Focus will be advanced power reduction and 3D design.

Microfluidics: A thousand captures at a time

October 28, 2010 12:33 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Patch clamping is a widely used laboratory technique to study ion channels in living cells. It is conventionally performed by pressing the open tip of a glass pipette against the membrane of a cell, applying gentle suction to establish a tight seal and then rupturing the cell membrane to...


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