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1 in 4 Californian children have never seen a dentist, study finds

July 7, 2010 10:42 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of California - Los Angeles) A new UCLA Center for Health Policy Research study published in the July issue of Health Affairs reveals that in California, nearly 25 percent of children in the state have never seen a dentist and that disparities exist across race,...

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Startup Aims to Bring Useless Farmland Back to Life

July 7, 2010 10:41 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

The company is developing crops that tolerate salty soils.

Home care equivalent to hospital care for some patients with cystic fibrosis

July 7, 2010 10:36 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Thoracic Society) Patients with cystic fibrosis recover from exacerbations equally well if they are treated at home or in a hospital, according to researchers from Johns Hopkins University. Furthermore, longer treatment with antibiotics does not appear to offer any...

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Multistep Diagnostics on Paper

July 7, 2010 10:35 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A credit-card-sized diagnostic device can perform a task normally carried out by complex equipment.

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Multiplying DNA One Drop at a Time

July 7, 2010 10:34 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

RainDance Technologies says its method of amplifying DNA in drops of water will expand clinical genetic testing.

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Stryker to Host Conference Call on July 20, 2010

July 7, 2010 12:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

KALAMAZOO, Mich. , July 7 /- Stryker Corporation (NYSE: SYK ) announced that it will host a conference call on Tuesday, July 20, 2010 at 4:30 p.m., Eastern Time , to discuss the Company's operating results for the quarter ended June 30, 2010 , and provide an operational update. Operating...

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New 3-D imaging techniques for improved lung cancer drug development

July 7, 2010 12:32 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Optical Society of America) Advanced imaging technologies that promise to improve effective drug development to treat lung cancer are the focus of the current issue of Optics Express, an open-access journal published by the Optical Society. Research outlines standardized...

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ESC Congress 2010: The year's major event in cardiovascular medicine

July 7, 2010 12:32 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(European Society of Cardiology) The European Society of Cardiology Congress 2010, the world's biggest international meeting in Cardiology will be held in Stockholm, Sweden, from Aug. 28-Sept. 1, 2010.The scientific program for this year's ESC Congress is now complete and promises...

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Nursing home operator faces $671M in damages

July 7, 2010 11:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Skilled Healthcare Group Inc. has been ordered to pay $671 million for failing to provide adequate staffing at its assisted-living facilities.A Humboldt County jury awarded the damages Tuesday in the class-action lawsuit against the company based in Foothill Ranch, more than seven months after...

OmniCure Creates Online Cost Savings Calculator

July 7, 2010 11:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

OmniCure has unveiled an Online Cost Savings Calculator for its Closed Loop Feedback and Intelli-Lamp.

FDA Launches Medical Device and Radiation-Emitting Product Transparency Website

July 7, 2010 11:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

The FDA launched the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) Transparency website as part of the agency’s transparency initiative.

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Department of Defense Funding Shows Continued and Bi-Partisan Support for STB® Lifesaving Technologies' Products to Stop Blood Loss

July 7, 2010 11:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ROCKVILLE, Md. , July 7 /- For the third consecutive year the Department of Defense demonstrated its commitment to help save the lives of our troops by providing STB Lifesaving Technologies® with $2.85 million of funding. The award is to further advance the development of STB®'s...

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Honeywell Releases Medical Applications Guide

July 7, 2010 11:31 am | Product Releases | Comments

Honeywell has a new resource to help design engineers choose the best sensor or switch for their medical application.

Catalog Data Solutions New Analytics System Available

July 7, 2010 11:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

Catalog Data Solutions (CDS), a provider of online solutions for industrial suppliers, announced the immediate availability of CDS ModelServer Analytics to most existing CDS ModelServer customers at no extra charge.

ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute Launches Website

July 7, 2010 11:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

The ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute recently launched a new website to support ISA100 conformance programs, education, and technical support for suppliers and users of ISA100 Wireless Networking Technology.

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