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BD Biosciences Announces Second Set of Winners of Expanded Research Grant Program

June 3, 2010 12:37 pm | by Becton, Dickinson and Company | News | Comments

(June 03, 2010) -- BD Biosciences, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), announced today the seven winners of the spring 2010 cycle of its expanded Research Grant Program.  These winners will receive research reagents valued at a total of $70,000 to

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DBS study could boost Medtronic's neuromodulation business

June 3, 2010 12:37 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

A study showing that deep-brain stimulation helped treat patients with Parkinson's disease could prove to be a boon for Medtronic Inc.'s growing neuromodulation business. By Thomas Lee The conclusions from a major study on deep-brain stimulation published in the New...

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Apnex taps Boston Scientific vet as CEO

June 3, 2010 11:37 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Apnex Medical Inc. taps former Boston Scientific Corp. executive Charles McKhann to be its new CEO. By Thomas Lee Apnex Medical Inc., a St. Paul, Minn.-based start-up developing technology to treat obstructive sleep apnea, named Charles McKhann as its new CEO. McKhann, who...

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Israel's EarlySense lands $13 million to launch patient monitoring system

June 3, 2010 11:37 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Israeli device company EarlySense closes out a $13 million Series C round in preparation for the launch of its EverOn patient monitoring system in the U.S. and Europe. By Mary Vanac Israeli device company EarlySense raised $13 million to launch its EverOn patient monitoring...

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Cardica to Present at 9th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, June 9, 2010

June 3, 2010 11:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. , June 3 /- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC ) today announced that Bernard A. Hausen , M.D., Ph.D., the company's president and chief executive officer, is scheduled to present at Needham & Company's Ninth Annual Healthcare Conference in New York on June 9, 2010 at...

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Long-Acting Beta-Agonists (LABAs): New Safe Use Requirements

June 3, 2010 11:35 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

[UPDATED 06/03/2010] Drug labels now contain updated recommendations.

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Inspiratory muscle training and endurance sport performance

June 3, 2010 10:37 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Indiana University) An Indiana University study found that strengthening inspiratory muscles by performing daily breathing exercises for six weeks significantly reduced the amount of oxygen these same breathing muscles required during exercise, possibly making more oxygen...

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Biosensors reveal how single bacterium gets the message to split into a swimming and a stay-put cell

June 3, 2010 10:37 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Washington) When certain bacteria reproduce by splitting in two, one cell inherits a propeller for swimming and the other builds a stalk to cling to surfaces. University of Washington researchers developed biosensors to observe what was going on biochemically. They...

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Seventh Annual Healthcare Unbound Conference Features Innovative Applications of Remote Monitoring, Home Telehealth, mHealth, Social Media and eHealth to Manage Diseases and P...

June 3, 2010 9:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ROLLING HILLS ESTATES, Calif. , June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Seventh Annual Healthcare Unbound Conference & Exhibition, organized by The Center for Business Innovation (TCBI), will focus on networks, platforms and applications for technology-enabled participatory medicine....

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ChemoFx® Drug Response Marker Delivers Substantial Cost Savings

June 3, 2010 9:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PITTSBURGH , June 3 /- A study demonstrating the cost savings realized through the use of the ChemoFx® Drug Response Marker for assisting selection of treatment in recurrent ovarian cancer was published recently in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology (AJOG). This...

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Eurotech Wins 1.5M USD Contract To Supply Embedded Computers For Medical Application

June 3, 2010 9:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

COLUMBIA, Md. , June 3 /- Eurotech , a leading supplier of embedded technologies, products, and systems, today announces a 1.5 Million USD contract to supply embedded computers to a medical original equipment manufacturer (OEM) that specializes in diagnostics and information technology...

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PLUS Diagnostics Introduces Industry's First System to Eliminate Misidentification of Bone Marrow Samples

June 3, 2010 9:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

UNION, N.J. , June 3 /- For the first time, patients being tested for leukemia, lymphoma, and other blood and bone marrow malignancies can be certain that their test results are their own and not those of another patient. PLUS Diagnostics , a leading anatomic pathology company, announced...

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Names of the 2010 Kavli Prize recipients announced

June 3, 2010 7:41 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(The Kavli Foundation) Eight scientists whose discoveries have dramatically expanded human understanding in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience have been recognized with the award of the 2010 Kavli Prizes.

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Regenstrief releasing new version of lingua franca needed for electronic health info exchange

June 3, 2010 7:41 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Indiana University School of Medicine) As demand for electronic medical records and health information exchange grows, a universal method of identifying test results and other clinical measurement is essential. The standardized medical terminology system called Logical Observation...

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Cancer fund cash 'will run out'

June 3, 2010 7:41 am | by BBC | News | Comments

The UK government will need more money to meet promises made for its new fund for cancer drugs, a BBC investigation finds.

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