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LifeNet Health and Salvin Dental Specialties Announce Partnership

June 17, 2010 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. , June 17 /- Salvin Dental Specialties, Inc. and LifeNet Health are pleased to announce they have signed an exclusive agreement  to advance LifeNet Health's OraGraft™ allograft products in the dental market. The two companies have been in partnership since...


Abbott lays off 120 from California stents operation

June 17, 2010 6:33 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Abbott Laboratories lays off 120 workers in California, the majority of whom worked in the company's stent manufacturing operation there. Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) laid off 120 workers from its California stent-making operation. The Abbott Park, Ill.-based company...


Minus K Technology: Measuring the Electron Transport Properties of DNA Molecules

June 17, 2010 6:25 am | by Jim McMahon | Articles | Comments

DNA has begun to be considered as a possibility for molecular electronics. At Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science, scanning probe microscopy and negative stiffness vibration isolation enables nano level DNA research. by Jim McMahon Because DNA is able to recognize


BGA Socket Intended for High Speed Probing

June 17, 2010 6:17 am | Ironwood Electronics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Ironwood Electronics has recently introduced a new high performance BGA socket for high speed probing of the memory chip and debugging of the system during the design phase.

McKesson reaffirms fiscal 2011 earnings outlook

June 17, 2010 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Drug distributor McKesson Corp. reaffirmed its earnings guidance of between $4.72 and $4.92 per share for the 2011 fiscal year Thursday.Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expect, on average, are looking for earnings of $4.81 for the fiscal year, which ends March 31.In 2010, the San Francisco...

Ethnicity Key Factor in Determining Cardiovascular Risk Profile

June 17, 2010 5:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BEIJING , June 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Racial-ethnic groups living in a similar environment and with access to universal healthcare differed strikingly in their cardiovascular risk profiles according to new data presented today at the World Congress of Cardiology (WCC) Scientific Sessions...


MedCity News Q & A: Case Western's Dr. Pablo Ros

June 17, 2010 5:34 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

A chat with Dr. Pablo Ros, head of the new Philips Healthcare Global Advanced Imaging Innovation Center in Cleveland. By Mary Vanac The recently announced Philips Healthcare Global Advanced Imaging Innovation Center could bolster Northeast Ohio’s reputation as a hub for...


Diagnostic Imaging Markets in Brazil, Russia, India, China (BRIC) 2010 - 2015: MarketsandMarkets

June 17, 2010 5:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DALLAS , June 17, 2010 /- The Medical Device practice at MarketsandMarkets is pleased to announce a new report titled Diagnostic Imaging Markets in Brazil , Russia , India , China (BRIC) 2010 - 2015. Browse in-depth TOC on Diagnostic Imaging Markets in Brazil , Russia , India , China...


Federal Register: Oversight of Laboratory Developed Tests; Public Meeting; Request for Comments

June 17, 2010 5:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The purpose of the public meeting is to create a forum for interested stakeholders to discuss the agency's oversight of laboratory developed tests (LDTs). FDA is seeking input and requesting comments on this topic.


Federal Register: Converged Communications and Health Care Devices Impact on Regulation; Public Meeting; Request for Comments

June 17, 2010 5:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The purpose of this meeting is to identify the challenges and risks posed by the proliferation of new sophisticated medical implants and other devices that utilize radio communications to effectuate their function, as well as challenges and risks posed by


Micrus gets Japanese approval for Cerecyte

June 17, 2010 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Micrus Endovascular Corp. said Thursday it received regulatory approval in Japan for its treatments for brain aneurysms and clogged arteries.The approval covers Cerecyte Deltapaq filling and DeltaPlush finishing for microcoils.Specifically, the products are treatments for cerebral aneurysms and...


TIBCO Introduces Spotfire® Clinical To Improve Clinical Trials And Accelerate Drug Development

June 17, 2010 1:36 am | by RealWire | News | Comments

New Analytics Solution Integrates with Leading Clinical Development Systems and Supports Clinical Data Monitoring, Clinical Safety, and Clinical Operations AnalyticsLondon - June 17, 2010 - TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced the launch of TIBCO Spotfire® Clinical,...


EULAR 2010 abstracts are now online

June 16, 2010 10:37 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(European League Against Rheumatism) Journalist registrations are now being accepted for EULAR, the European League Against Rheumatism?s eleventh annual meeting, taking place June 16-19, 2010, in Rome, Italy.


Implantable Electrodes Target Pancreatic Cancer

June 16, 2010 10:37 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Researchers use electric fields to get cancer drugs directly to tumors.

Probiotic therapy cuts risk of VAP in half for some in ICU

June 16, 2010 10:33 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Thoracic Society) Daily use of probiotics reduced ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) in critically ill patients by almost half, according to new research from Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Neb.



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