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3DIC memory with wide IO interface is coming by 2013 says NOKIA

September 17, 2010 12:34 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Kauppi Kujala from NOKIA announced at Semicon Taiwan show last week the high volume adoption of through silicon vias (TSV) for « wide IO » DRAM and logic integration in 2013.

Alere to Attend the Fifth Annual JMP Securities Healthcare Conference on September 28, 2010

September 17, 2010 12:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 16 /- Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR ), a global leader in enabling individuals to take charge of their health at home through the merger of rapid diagnostics and health management, announced today that it will attend the Fifth Annual JMP Securities Healthcare Conference...


Father absence linked to earlier puberty among certain girls

September 16, 2010 9:33 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of California -- Berkeley) Girls in homes without a biological father are more likely to hit puberty at an earlier age, according to a new study led by researchers at UC Berkeley's School of Public Health. The findings held only for girls in higher income households,...


FDA expands approval of implants for heart failure

September 16, 2010 2:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it approved three implantable heart devices from Boston Scientific Corp. for a new use in treating heart failure patients.All three devices are cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators. The devices are implanted in the upper chest and use...


Rural/Metro to Participate in JMP Securities Fifth Annual Healthcare Conference

September 16, 2010 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Rural/Metro Corporation (NASDAQ: RURL), a leading national provider of ambulance and private fire protection services, announced today that Michael P. DiMino, President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the JMP Securities Fifth Annual Healthcare Conference on ...

Community Health buying back stock

September 16, 2010 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hospital operator Community Health Systems Inc. said Thursday that it will buy back up to 4 million shares of common stock.The company said the new program will succeed an existing share repurchase program for up to 3 million shares. Just under that amount has been repurchased at a cost of...

Technology to screen for synbio abuses lags

September 16, 2010 1:38 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(SAGE Publications UK) Amid growing concern that synthetic life sciences pose biosecurity and biosafety risks, scrutiny is increasing into the burgeoning DNA sequence trade. Research published today in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, published by SAGE, looks at the necessity...


Center integrates human, animal, environmental health

September 16, 2010 1:37 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) The Center for One Health Illinois, established at the University of Illinois last year with a $250,000 grant from the US Department of Agriculture, will receive another $500,000 in grants over several years from the USDA to pursue its...


Chiang Mai University and Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital Work With IBM To Build Medical Hub to Serve Northern Region of Thailand

September 16, 2010 1:37 pm | by IBM | News | Comments

Thailand's Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University is working with IBM to connect all of its information technology (IT) systems and infrastructure to the university's hospital, Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital, to boost academic excellence for its medical students and improve...


News Media Coverage Reduces Pandemic Impact, Model Shows

September 16, 2010 1:37 pm | by Georgia Tech Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Public health officials have long believed that notifying the public about outbreaks of infectious disease could help reduce transmission rates and the overall impact of a pandemic. Researchers have now shown that to be true by modifying a widely used infectious disease model.

Baylor researchers advancing genetic treatment for ovarian cancer

September 16, 2010 1:35 pm | by Baylor College of Medicine | News | Comments

As the understanding of the biology of ovarian cancer broadens, there is an increased need to develop treatments that are targeted toward a person's genetic makeup, said a clinician-researcher from Baylor College of Medicine. "We have not been able to pinpoint exactly what causes ovarian...


Boston Scientific Receives Exclusive Expanded Indication for Its CRT-Ds

September 16, 2010 1:35 pm | by Boston Scientific | News | Comments

FDA approval is based on results from the Company's landmark MADIT-CRT trial


Lincare Holdings elects 2 to board

September 16, 2010 11:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Lincare Holdings Inc. on Thursday said that Ellen M. Zane and Angela P. Bryant have been elected to its board of directors.Lincare, headquartered in Clearwater, Fla., is one of the nation's largest providers of respiratory therapy and other services to patients in their homes.Zane is president...

Tulane University researchers find ancient roots for SIV

September 16, 2010 11:35 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Tulane University) Simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), which is the ancestor to the human immunodeficiency virus, is between 32,000 and 75,000 years old and may even be more than a million years old, according to genetic analysis of unique SIV strains found in monkeys on Bioko,...


FluoroPharma names Thijs Spoor as CEO

September 16, 2010 11:32 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

FluoroPharma Inc., a Boston molecular imaging agents developer, has named Thijs Spoor as CEO of the company. FluoroPharma develops products aimed at detecting and analyzing acute and chronic forms of coronary artery disease.


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