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Boston Scientific lands FDA clearance for new CRT lead delivery system

May 13, 2010 11:36 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Boston Scientific Corp. wins 510(k) clearance from the Food & Drug Administration for its new Acuity Break-Away lead delivery system for cardiac resynchronization therapy...

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Cameron Health touts positive study results of lead-less ICD

May 13, 2010 11:36 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Cameron Health Inc. touts positive clinical trial results, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, for its lead-less S-ICD subcutaneous implantable cardiac...

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Home health care stocks fall after Senate inquiry

May 13, 2010 11:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Shares of four home health care providers are tumbling as the Senate Finance Committee raises questions about how they bill Medicare for home health therapy visits.The committee is sending letters to Amedisys, Almost Family, Gentiva Health Services and LHC Group asking for more information...

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Sugar drops 'ease baby jab pain'

May 13, 2010 10:39 am | by BBC | News | Comments

Babies should be given something sugary before a jab to reduce pain and crying, international researchers say.

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New forensics research will help identify remains of children

May 13, 2010 10:39 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(North Carolina State University) New research from North Carolina State University is now giving forensic scientists a tool that can be used to help identify the remains of children, and may contribute to resolving missing-persons cases, among other uses. Identifying skeletal...

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Trauma 'not rife among UK troops'

May 13, 2010 10:39 am | by BBC | News | Comments

Serious mental issues are not nearly as common as feared in UK troops who have served in combat zones, a study says.

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Sole survivor

May 13, 2010 10:39 am | by BBC | News | Comments

Are children more likely to survive plane crashes?

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Survey Reveals Improving Product Quality Most Important Supply Chain Initiative in 2010

May 13, 2010 10:39 am | by Material Handling Industry of America | News | Comments

Product quality is the most important supply chain initiative for manufacturers and retailers in 2010, according to a recent survey conducted by analyst firm IDC. The survey was designed to identify the top business and supply chain issues, as well as

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Quebec-Area Manufacturing Is Taking Off

May 13, 2010 10:39 am | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | News | Comments

MONTREAL, Quebec, May 7, 2010 — Manufacturing in Quebec has done an about face. In the depths of the recent recession, pundits were claiming that recovery would be a long and slow road for the manufacturing sector in Quebec. But on the heels of one blockbuster announcement after...

SME Education Foundation and Siemens PLM Software Prepare Students for Global Manufacturing Arena

May 13, 2010 10:39 am | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | News | Comments

DEARBORN, Mich. and PLANO, Texas, May 11, 2010 — The SME Education Foundation and Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division and a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, offer SME Education...

Coviden Initiates Voluntary Recall of Certain Shileyâ„¢ Tracheostomy Tubes

May 13, 2010 10:39 am | News | Comments

Recall due to the product's cuff not holding air as a result of leaks in the pilot balloon inflation assembly.

Epidemic This Year? Check the Lake's Shape

May 13, 2010 10:39 am | by Georgia Tech Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Of all the things that might control the onset of disease epidemics in Michigan lakes, the shape of the lakes' bottoms might seem unlikely. But that is precisely the case, and a new report explains why.

Federal Register: Device Improvements to Reduce the Number of Under-Doses, Over-Doses, and Misaligned Exposures From Therapeutic Radiation; Public Meeting; Request for Comment...

May 13, 2010 10:38 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The purpose of this meeting is to discuss steps that could be taken by manufacturers of linear accelerators, radiation therapy treatment planning systems, and radiation therapy simulators to help reduce misadministration and misaligned exposures.

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CVS Caremark to Participate in the Citi Investment Research 2010 Food & Drug Retail Conference

May 13, 2010 10:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WOONSOCKET, R.I. , May 13 /- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS ) today announced that members of its senior management team will be speaking to investors at the Citi Investment Research 2010 Food & Drug Retail Conference on May 25, 2010 . Tom Ryan , Chairman and Chief Executive...

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DUSA Pharmaceuticals Announces Slate of Nominees for Election to the Board of Directors

May 13, 2010 10:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WILMINGTON, Mass. , May 13 /- DUSA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ® (Nasdaq: DUSA ), a dermatology company that is developing and marketing Levulan ® Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) and other products focused on patients with common skin conditions, today announced that its Annual Meeting of...

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