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Federal Register: General and Plastic Surgery Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee; Notice of Postponement of Meeting

August 6, 2010 6:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The meeting is postponed so that FDA can review and consider additional information that was submitted. A future meeting date will be announced in the Federal Register at a later date.


Federal Register: Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff; Recommendations for Premarket Notifications for Lamotrigine and Zonisamide Assays; Availa...

August 6, 2010 6:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

This draft guidance document discusses information to be included in premarket notifications for lamotrigine or zonisamide assays. This draft guidance is not final nor is it in effect at this time.


BLDC Motor Has Standard High Torque Density Design

August 6, 2010 6:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Standard High Torque Density Design (P/N DIH23-30-BFNA) delivers continuous power at levels approaching 1 HP continuous at speeds up to 20 K RPM.


BioElectronics Corporation Expands DRTV in UK and Canada

August 6, 2010 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BioElectronics Corporation (PINKSHEETS: BIEL), developers of innovative pain-relieving medical devices, announces today an expansion in their Direct Response Television (DRTV) efforts to United Kingdom (UK) and Canada.As part of its brand-building initiative, BioElectronics' brand managers...

LabSmith, Inc, Harvard Apparatus partner for Worldwide distribution of CapTite microfluidics products

August 6, 2010 1:35 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

CapTite Breadboardable Interconnects for Microfluidics Now Available in Harvard Apparatus 2010 Physiology Catalog.

Scientists find the first evidence of genetically modified plants in the wild

August 5, 2010 9:36 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Ecological Society of America) Research is continually emerging on the impacts of invasive species, pollution and environmental disasters on ecosystems and communities. Ecological scientists will discuss widespread environmental changes -- from the recent discovery of genetically...


How to Keep Muscles Young: Eat Less Food

August 5, 2010 8:37 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Caloric restriction and exercise slow muscle decline in mice.

Construction Under Way on $185M Proton Therapy Center

August 5, 2010 6:33 pm | by San Diego Business Journal | News | Comments

Health care leaders broke ground Aug. 5 on a $185 million proton therapy center that Scripps Health will use to treat cancer patients.


PerkinElmer 2Q net income doubles on acquisition

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

PerkinElmer Inc., which makes medical instruments, said Thursday its fiscal second-quarter net income more than doubled, helped by a gain on an acquisition and other items.For the three months ended July 4, PerkinElmer's net income jumped to $57.6 million, or 49 cents per share, from $21.5...

ResMed 4Q profit grows 17 percent as sales rise

August 5, 2010 2:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Respiratory equipment maker ResMed Inc. said Thursday its profit rose 17 percent in the fiscal fourth quarter as its sales climbed.The company also said it approved a two-for-one stock split scheduled to take place around Aug. 30.ResMed said it earned $53.2 million, or 68 cents per share, in...

BioMimetic reports 2Q net loss of $7.7M

August 5, 2010 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BioMimetic Therapeutics Inc. said Thursday that its second-quarter loss widened from the year before due to a sharp decline in investment income.The medical product maker's revenue fell short of Wall Street's expectations. Its shares slipped 13 cents to $9.55 in after-hours trading.The company...

ATS Medical shareholders approve sale to Medtronic

August 5, 2010 12:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Heart device maker ATS Medical Inc. said Thursday its shareholders have approved the company's $350 million sale to Medtronic Inc., the world's largest medical device maker. ATS Medical said it held a shareholder meeting Thursday, and stockholders owning 61.3 million shares — or 75.3 percent of...


LHC Group posts 20.4 percent profit boost

August 5, 2010 12:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Home health provider LHC Group Inc. posted a 20 percent increase in second-quarter earnings that just missed analysts' forecasts.But investors were cool to the report, sending LHC shares down 3.7 percent in Thursday trading.For the April-through-June period, LHC said it earned $12.4 million, or...

iCAD gets FDA nod for colon cancer detection product

August 5, 2010 10:37 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Nashua, N.H.-based image and analysis solutions company iCAD Inc. has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the company's VeraLook computer-aided detection product used to analyze virtual colonoscopy exams.

Microfluidics International Corporation to Report Second Quarter 2010 Financial Results on August 10, 2010

August 5, 2010 10:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEWTON, Mass. , Aug. 5 /- Microfluidics International Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: MFLU ) announced today the Company will release second quarter 2010 financial results on Tuesday, August 10, 2010 , at 8:30am ET . (Logo: )...



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