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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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New Technique Detects Enzyme Implicated in Cancer, Atherosclerosis

June 2, 2010 9:40 pm | by Georgia Tech Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A Georgia Tech research team has developed a new technique that reliably detects and quantifies an enzyme implicated in osteoporosis, arthritis, atherosclerosis, cancer metastasis and other disease processes.

$1.8 million awarded for palliative care research to improve care of seriously ill patients

June 2, 2010 9:36 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Cancer Society) The American Cancer Society and the National Palliative Care Research Center are awarding $1.8 million in research grants to researchers at 12 institutions for studies aimed at reducing suffering for seriously ill patients and their family caregivers.

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UT Southwestern unveils next generation CT scanner that views whole organs in a heartbeat

June 2, 2010 9:36 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(UT Southwestern Medical Center) UT Southwestern Medical Center is the first site in North Texas to launch the next generation in CT scanners, which allow doctors to image an entire organ in less than a second or track blood flow through the brain or to a tumor -- all with less...

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Detecting Single Cancer Molecules

June 2, 2010 8:38 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A new test could predict prostate cancer recurrence much earlier.

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FDA Updates U.S. Product Labels for LABA-Containing Medications Including AstraZeneca's SYMBICORT

June 2, 2010 7:37 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WILMINGTON, Del. , June 2 /- Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released final label revisions for respiratory medications that contain an active ingredient known as a long-acting beta-agonist (LABA).  This follows the FDA communication on 18 February 2010 requesting...

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Trina Solar and SERIS to develop high efficiency solar cells

June 2, 2010 6:40 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) products from the production of ingots, wafers and cells to the assembly of PV modules, announced its research agreement with the Solar Energy Research Institute...

Rambus acquires uni-pixel backlighting display IP

June 2, 2010 6:40 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Rambus has acquired a portion of Uni-Pixel's intellectual property portfolio relating to dynamic backlighting, field sequential color displays, and Time Multiplexed Optical Shutter display technology for $2.25 million.

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