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Somanetics 2Q net income falls 15 percent on costs

June 22, 2010 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical device maker Somanetics Corp. said Monday its second-quarter net income fell 15 percent on higher operating expenses.The company earned $1.5 million, or 12 cents per share, down from $1.8 million, or 14 cents per share, in the year-ago period. Net revenue climbed 17 percent to $13.9...

SEK100 million ($12.83 million) for Karolinska Institutet's research into regenerative medicine

June 22, 2010 7:39 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Karolinska Institutet) The Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet has received a grant of SEK100 million ($12.83 million) from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation for a regenerative medicine research center -- the Wallenberg Institute for Regenerative Medicine. This...


Judge tells state to reconsider contract

June 22, 2010 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A judge Monday ordered the state to reconsider its award of a contract to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana to administer the HMO health plan for state workers, retirees and their dependents.Humana previously held the contract, which is scheduled to take effect July 1."Humana has...


Walmart, Lilly Team Up to Provide Human Insulin to People With Diabetes

June 22, 2010 6:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

INDIANAPOLIS and BENTONVILLE, Ark. , June 22 /- Walmart (NYSE: WMT ) and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) announced today they're teaming up to provide an affordable insulin option for people with diabetes.   Beginning in mid-September, Lilly's Humulin ® brand of insulin will...


Cardiogenesis (CGCP) Listing Upgraded to New OTCQB(TM) Market for All U.S. Registered and Reporting OTC Securities

June 22, 2010 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

IRVINE, Calif. , June 22 /- Cardiogenesis Corporation (OTCQB: CGCP) today announced that its shares are now being quoted on the newly launched OTCQB™ market. Launched in April 2010 , the OTCQB is a new market tier for OTC-traded U.S. companies that are registered and reporting with...


Renhuang to Launch New All-Natural Anti-depressant and Nerve Regulation Product - Compound Schisandra Tablets

June 22, 2010 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HARBIN, China , June 22 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Renhuang Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Pink Sheets: RHGP) ("Renhuang" or the "Company"), a developer, manufacturer and distributor of botanical products, bio-pharmaceuticals and traditional Chinese medicines ("TCM"), today announced that the...


Capital District Health Authority and IWK Health Centre to Implement Anesthesia Information Management System

June 22, 2010 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

RICHMOND HILL, Ontario , June 22 /- Draeger Medical Canada, Inc. today announced the award of a contract to provide an advanced Anesthesia Information Management System (AIMS) for the Capital District Health Authority and IWK Health Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia . Innovian Anesthesia is...


Mayo Clinic and University of Illinois create research alliance

June 22, 2010 6:32 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Mayo Clinic) Mayo Clinic and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are announcing a strategic alliance designed to promote a broad spectrum of collaborative research, development of new technologies and clinical tools, and design and implementation of novel education programs.


Society of Nuclear Medicine Releases New Guidelines for Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging

June 22, 2010 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. , June 22 /- Dilon Diagnostics, the industry leader in molecular breast imaging, today announced that the Society of Nuclear Medicine Procedure Guidelines Committee has released The SNM Procedure Guideline for Breast Scintigraphy with Breast-Specific Gamma Cameras. This...


Pink Lotus Breast Center to Integrate Electronic Brachytherapy Cancer Treatment Platform

June 22, 2010 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SUNNYVALE, Calif. , June 22 /- Xoft, makers of Electronic Brachytherapy systems based upon miniaturized X-ray tube technology, today announced the integration of its Axxent® Electronic Brachytherapy System at the Pink Lotus Breast Center, a state of the art, fully comprehensive...


External Power Supplies Meet Energy Efficiency Standards

June 22, 2010 6:30 am | XP Power | Product Releases | Comments

XP Power launches the AEF and AFM series of external AC/DC power supply units. Designed for a wide range of IT and portable medical equipment, the units provide single outputs with power output between 100-150 Watts.

Zero Drift Inverted Microscope System Offers Continuous Autofocus

June 22, 2010 6:22 am | Olympus America Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Olympus offers the IX81-ZDC2 Zero Drift microscope system, a motorized inverted microscope with a comprehensive, integrated autofocus solution for investigators doing time-lapse experiments.

Flyback Controllers Operate From -55 to 150°C Junction Temperature

June 22, 2010 6:14 am | Linear Technology | Product Releases | Comments

Linear Technology Corp. provides high reliability versions of the LTC3803/-3/-5 current mode flyback controllers in the tiny 6-pin ThinSOT package. These devices are specified and are 100% production tested over a junction temperature range of -55 to 150°C.

Adhesives Formulated With Built-in Cure Indicator

June 22, 2010 6:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

The DYMAX MD 1200 series adhesives are ideal for rapid bonding of a wide variety of substrates found in reservoirs, plastic housings, respiratory devices, needles, syringes, tube sets, fittings, and other medical devices.

Spectranetics settles class action lawsuit

June 22, 2010 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical laser maker Spectranetics Corp. said Tuesday it has settled a securities class-action lawsuit and a stockholder derivatives case.The class action lawsuit filed against the company and certain executives had alleged that Spectranetics broke federal securities law by making false and...


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