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HeartWare to Present at the UBS 2010 Global Life Sciences Conference

September 15, 2010 9:32 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. and SYDNEY, Sept. 15 /- HeartWare International, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTWR ; ASX: HIN), a leading innovator of less invasive, miniaturized circulatory support technologies that are revolutionizing the treatment of advanced heart failure, today announced that CEO Doug Godshall...


National Survey of Physicians Reveals Common Misperceptions Concerning Misuse and Abuse of Opioids in Light of New Government Statistics

September 15, 2010 9:32 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BALTIMORE, Sept. 16 /- Findings from a new national survey, sponsored by the American Pain Foundation, reveal misperceptions among physicians regarding the misuse and abuse of opioids. The results come in light of government statistics to be released today looking at the broader U.S....


ON semi invests $15.78 million to expand production at wafer manufacturing facility in Belgium

September 15, 2010 8:38 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

ON Semiconductor recently announced plans to expand production capacity at its 6-inch (150mm) wafer manufacturing facility in Oudenaarde, Belgium, by approximately 40% with a total equipment investment in 2010 of ?12.3 million (or $15.78 million USD).


Microfluidics: A step in the right direction

September 15, 2010 8:38 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Microfluidic devices are great tools for producing fine droplets or emulsions. Most microfluidic devices make use of either a cross-flow or flow-focusing junction ? the former produces droplets by crossing two streams of immiscible liquids, say oil and water; the latter achieves the same...

Unity Opto, Formosa Epitaxy lower 2010 predictions

September 15, 2010 8:38 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

LED chip packaging firm Unity Opto Technology posted August revenues that were down 4.6 percent sequentially but the revenues were up 58 percent on year to NT$670 million (US$20.979 million).

Gene Therapy Combats Hereditary Blood Disease

September 15, 2010 8:35 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

The treatment suggests that the approach could be used to treat more common disorders.


STMicroelectronics, a leader in MEMS sensors, to highlight key industry trends

September 15, 2010 4:39 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

ST unveils its vision and latest MEMS development at SEMICON Taiwan 2010 MEMS forum

St. Jude Medical signs equity investment and option to purchase agreement with CardioMEMS

September 15, 2010 4:39 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Agreement provides for an exclusive option for St. Jude Medical to acquire CardioMEMS in the future and creates opportunity for the Minnesota-based medical device company to expand and accelerate its efforts in heart failure monitoring


Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new class of electronic logic devices in which current is switched by an electric field generated by the ap...

September 15, 2010 4:39 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

he devices, which include transistors and diodes, could be used in nanometer-scale robotics, nano-electromechanical systems (NEMS), micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) and microfluidic devices.

GBS/CIDP Foundation to Hold 11th International Symposium

September 15, 2010 4:38 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NARBERTH, Pa., Sept. 15 /- The GBS /CIDP Foundation International will host its eleventh international symposium on Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) and Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP) in King of Prussia, PA, November 5-7, 2010.  Over 400 medical professionals,...


BagEasy Manual Resuscitation Devices by Westmed, Inc.: Class 1 Recall

September 15, 2010 4:31 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Select lots have a potential for disconnection at the retention ring of the patient port manifold which could result in treatment delays.


Most actively traded companies on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange markets

September 15, 2010 2:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange:Toronto Stock Exchange (12,144.84 down 48.14 points):@Kinross Gold Corp. (TSX:K). Miner. Up 48 cents, or 2.74 per cent, at $18.02 on 16,640,497 shares. The company and Red Back Mining...

Digital Humidity Element Has Excellent Accuracy and Low Hysteresis

September 15, 2010 12:55 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Servoflo Corp. offers the HYT271 digital humidity element. This capacitive polymer sensor has an I2C interface and uses an optimized thin film sensor connected to an ASIC, both on the same substrate.

Connectors Offer 0.05 Inch Pitch

September 15, 2010 12:43 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Mill-Max has developed high density, 0.05 in. pitch through-hole and surface mount spring-loaded connectors (SLC) available in single and double-row strip packaging.

Brushed DC Motors in Industrial Versions

September 15, 2010 12:32 pm | Maxon Precision Motors, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

maxon motor is expanding its existing range of industrial type versions with the addition of two new motor sizes with IP54 protection rating as well as mounting brakes.


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