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Sinovac to Host Conference Call to Report Second Quarter 2010 Financial Results

August 5, 2010 5:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BEIJING , Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Nasdaq: SVA ), a leading developer and provider of vaccines in China , announced today that it will release its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010 before the open of the market on Monday, August 16, 2010...


Advanced Life Sciences Featured as Special Stock Pick by KonLin Investment Letter

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

CHICAGO , Aug. 5 /- Advanced Life Sciences Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ADLS ), a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of novel drugs in the therapeutic areas of infection, oncology and respiratory diseases, today announced that the...


Lubricious Coatings Suited for Cardiovascular Catheters

August 5, 2010 5:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

Bayer MaterialScience LLC recently introduced Baymedix CL 100, a lubricious surface treatment for medical devices that gives a durable coating with an especially low coefficient of wet friction.


Sharp Community Medical Group Taps IBM and ActiveHealth Collaborative Care Solution to Help Doctors Deliver Better Patient Care

August 5, 2010 4:37 am | by IBM | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sharp Community Medical Group (SCMG) announced today it will employ a new Collaborative Care Solution unveiled today by IBM (NYSE: IBM) and ActiveHealth Management to connect the medical group's 200 primary care physicians and 500 specialists...

ActiveHealth and IBM Pioneer Cloud Computing Approach to Help Doctors Deliver High Quality, Cost Effective Patient Care

August 5, 2010 4:36 am | by IBM | News | Comments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) and ActiveHealth Management, an Aetna (NYSE: AET) subsidiary, today unveiled a new cloud computing and clinical decision support solution that will enable medical practices, hospitals and states to change the way they deliver healthcare, providing better quality care at a...


Federal Register: Center for Devices and Radiological Health 510(k) Working Group Preliminary Report and Recommendations, and Task Force on the Utilization of Science in Regul...

August 5, 2010 4:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The recommendations contained in these reports are preliminary. FDA has not made any decisions on specific changes to pursue. FDA is soliciting public input on the recommendations discussed in these reports, including the feasibility of implementation...


Kindred Healthcare reports 2Q net income

August 5, 2010 3:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Kindred Healthcare Inc. on Wednesday reported net income in the second quarter, a year after it took a loss to divest six unprofitable nursing centers.Kindred provides health care services in long-term acute care hospitals, skilled nursing centers and through a contract rehabilitation services...

D Medical Industries prices IPO below expectations

August 5, 2010 3:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Israeli medical device maker D. Medical Industries Ltd. priced its initial public offering of U.S.-listed shares below expectations, raising $10.5 million, the company said Thursday.The company priced 1.5 million shares for $7 apiece. In a July filing with the Securities and Exchange...


ESiP: New consortium in Europe to develop highly integrated SiP solutions

August 5, 2010 12:36 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

What is claimed to be the largest research project in Europe to research and develop highly integrated electronic system-in-package (SiP) solutions has been announced by Infineon Technologies.

Genzyme patients call for competitor access to drug patent

August 5, 2010 12:35 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Three patients taking Genzyme Corp.'s drug for Fabry disease, Fabrazyme, have petitioned the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to use a rarely-used legal maneuver to open up the drug to competition.


Study finds proximity could be key to success of healing prayer

August 4, 2010 10:36 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Indiana University) Findings reported today from a new international study of healing prayer suggest that prayer for another person's healing just might help -- especially if the one praying is physically near the person being prayed for.

TOPICS: names Thomas Etergino finance chief

August 4, 2010 2:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Online financial media publisher Inc. said Wednesday it has hired Thomas J. Etergino as its chief financial officer starting Sept. 7.Etergino, 43, was most recently chief financial officer and chief operating officer at privately held, an online music subscription...

Atrion Reports Second Quarter Results

August 4, 2010 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Atrion Corporation (NASDAQ: ATRI) today announced that for the second quarter of 2010 diluted earnings per share were up 16% and revenues were up 7% compared to the results for the second quarter of 2009.Atrion's revenues for the quarter ended June 30, 2010 totaled $27,881,000 compared...

Cardinal Health declares dividend of 19.5 cents

August 4, 2010 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Health care products distributor Cardinal Health Inc. said Wednesday it will pay a quarterly dividend of 19.5 cents.The dividend is payable Oct. 15 to shareholders of record Oct. 1.Cardinal Health is scheduled to report its fiscal fourth-quarter results Thursday morning. In aftermarket trading...

Vision screening in children

August 4, 2010 1:36 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Deutsches Aerzteblatt International) In his article in the current issue of Deutsches Aerzteblatt International, Wolf A. Lagrèze examines whether or not childhood screening for vision disorders in preschool children is worthwhile.



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