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Brain volume found to change following weight gain in adults with anorexia

May 26, 2010 6:41 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) A team of American psychologists and neuroscientists have found that adult brain volume, which can be reduced by Anorexia Nervosa, can be regained. The research, published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders, revealed that through specialist treatment...


STATS ChipPAC introduces Copper Column Bumping for Low Cost Flip Chip Technology

May 26, 2010 6:41 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Combining copper column bump with LCFC reduces total cost and delivers a lead-free solution that is scalable to finer pitches..

For the First Time, at EuroPCR, InspireMD Will Provide a Sneak Preview of the Next Generation MGuard Prime(R), a State of the Art Net Protective Cobalt Chromium Stent System

May 26, 2010 6:40 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PARIS , May 26, 2010 /- InspireMD, Ltd. announced today the next generation MGuard stent, MGuard Prime(R), a net protective Cobalt Chromium stent system. MGuard Prime(R) offers an advanced patented Cobalt Chromium design, superior flexibility and excellent deliverability on top of the...


Baxter's Charitable Giving Expands Access to Healthcare and Education Worldwide

May 26, 2010 6:38 am | by Baxter | News | Comments

Baxter's product donations, grants and employee financial giving and volunteerism help address critical local and global needs. In 2009, combined contributions from Baxter and The Baxter International Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Baxter, totaled more than $52 million, and employees record


Cantel Medical Corp. to Present at the Jefferies 2010 Global Life Sciences Conference

May 26, 2010 6:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LITTLE FALLS, N.J. , May 26 /- CANTEL MEDICAL CORP. (NYSE: CMN ) announced today that Andrew A. Krakauer , President & CEO, will be presenting at the Jefferies 2010 Global Life Sciences Conference. The formal presentation is scheduled for 9:00 AM ET on Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at The...


Peristaltic Pump for Catheter Washing and Cooling

May 26, 2010 6:27 am | Watson Marlow Pumps Group | Product Releases | Comments

The 400/RX1 peristaltic pump is ideal for catheter washing and cooling applications requiring pressures to 100 psi or flow rates up to 80 ml/min.

Self-Clinching Prevailing Torque Locknuts Prevent Mating Hardware From Loosening

May 26, 2010 6:22 am | PennEngineering | Product Releases | Comments

PEM self-clinching prevailing torque locknuts provide ideal solutions to prevent mating hardware from loosening in service due to vibration or other application-related factors.

Automated Swiss Machining Cell For Tight Tolerance Medical Components

May 26, 2010 6:16 am | Marshall Manufacturing | Product Releases | Comments

Marshall Manufacturing offers four Swiss machines that operate together with no operator intervention, utilizing two robots, a parts cleaning station, and inspection system to produce precision families of different medical components.


Machined Spring Features Heli-Cal Flexure

May 26, 2010 6:11 am | Helical Products Co. | Product Releases | Comments

The Heli-Cal Flexure is a flexible helix (curved beam) machined into a unique configuration that incorporates special design requirements, and performance features and/or characteristics.

Public Workshop: Identifying Unmet Public Health Needs and Facilitating Innovation in Medical Device Development, June 24, 2010

May 26, 2010 5:35 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

CDRH has undertaken an initiative to proactively facilitate medical device innovation to address unmet public health needs defined as illnesses and injuries that meet the following criteria: (1) Are serious or have moderate adverse impact on health, but..


Federal Register: Identifying Unmet Public Health Needs and Facilitating Innovation in Medical Device Development; Notice of Public Workshop; Request for Comments

May 26, 2010 5:35 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The purpose of the workshop is to obtain public input on what are the most important unmet public health needs and what are the barriers to the development of medical devices that can cure, significantly improve, or prevent these illnesses and injuries.


Abandoned hospital to be put back into service by Catholic-affiliated nonprofit

May 26, 2010 5:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A nonprofit affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church has purchased a hospital that was abandoned after Hurricane Katrina and plans to put it back into service.St. Margaret's Daughters will open the former Lindy Boggs Medical Center late next year or early 2012 with a 116-bed nursing home....

Mylan Receives Approval for Generic Version of Valtrex®

May 26, 2010 4:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PITTSBURGH , May 26 /- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL ) today announced that its subsidiary Matrix Laboratories Limited has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Valacyclovir Hydrochloride Tablets, 500 mg...


VisEn Announces New ProSense® 750 FAST and Neutrophil Elastase™ 680 FAST Fluorescence Molecular Imaging Agents at European Molecular Imaging Meeting 2010

May 26, 2010 4:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BEDFORD, Mass. and WARSAW, Poland , May 26 /- VisEn Medical Inc., a leader in fluorescence in vivo imaging from research through medicine, announced the commercial launch of two new imaging agents -- ProSense® 750 FAST for expanded versatility in imaging cathepsin activity, and...


IPC The Hospitalist acquires Continuum Geriatric

May 26, 2010 4:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

IPC The Hospitalist Co. Inc., a provider of in-hospital medical services, said Wednesday it has acquired Continuum Geriatric Services, which practices in more than 60 Michigan nursing and assisted living facilities.Terms of the deal were not disclosed."The acquisition of CGS represents...


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