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July 8, 2010 7:38 am | News | Comments

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PMA Final Decisions for May 2010

July 8, 2010 7:37 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

These are Premarket Approvals (PMA), Product Development Protocols (PDP), Supplement and Notice Decisions for January 2010


Federal Register: Guidance for Humanitarian Device Exemption Holders, Institutional Review Boards, Clinical Investigators, and Food and Drug Administration Staff; Humanitarian...

July 8, 2010 7:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

This guidance answers commonly asked questions about Humanitarian Use Devices (HUDs) and applications for HDEs.


Servo Drive Features Compact Space-Saving Design

July 8, 2010 6:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Rexroth IndraDrive Cs Economy low-power servo drive features an extremely compact space-saving design, and open support of SERCOS III communication bus, providing a cost-effective drive platform delivering just the right amount of functionality.

Community Health Systems buys hospital in SC

July 8, 2010 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hospital operator Community Health Systems Inc. has acquired Marion Regional Healthcare System, expanding its presence in South Carolina.Terms of the deal were not disclosed.Community, which is based in Franklin, Tenn., said the system includes Marion Regional Hospital, a 124-bed, full service...

ESMO publishes updated guidelines on cancer care

July 8, 2010 6:36 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(European Society for Medical Oncology) The European Society for Medical Oncology just released an enhanced and revised set of clinical recommendations designed to help oncologists deliver the best quality care to their patients.The ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines offer vital,...


Perfusion CT may be used as a noninvasive tool in detection of hepatic toxicity

July 8, 2010 6:36 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(World Journal of Gastroenterology) A research team from China investigated the microcirculation changes in liver of patients with tumor during chemotherapy by perfusion computed tomography (CT). Their study suggested that chemotherapy affects hepatic microcirculation in patients...


Sanofi-aventis reported to grow Cambridge presence

July 8, 2010 6:35 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

French drug developer Sanofi-aventis SA is growing its presence in Cambridge, with plans to add 300 jobs and a $65 million expansion investment, according to a published report today.


Infrared LED Array Delivers More Efficient Operation

July 8, 2010 6:26 am | Opto Diode Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Opto Diode Corp., a global supplier of advanced performance photodiodes and highly reliable, visible, and IR LEDs, has developed the first in a series of high power LED arrays, the OD-850-30-030.

Motorized Linear Rail Assembly Combines Motion Technologies

July 8, 2010 6:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, a leading manufacturer of engineered linear motion products, offers the dual carriage RGS04 motorized linear rail assembly. This system combines many of Haydon Kerk’s patented motion technologies into a single integrated system.

Epoxy Packaging Is Well Suited for Small Applications

July 8, 2010 6:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Packaging for reactive adhesives, sealants, or resins in small two-part epoxy delivery systems requires only a minimal amount of material to be dispensed at one time.

Lantheus resigns with MDS Nordion; supplies to resume once AECL reactor restarts

July 8, 2010 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Canada's leading nuclear medicine company is gearing up for the restart of Atomic Energy of Canada's aging reactor in Chalk River, Ont.MDS Nordion, which now forms the core of Canadian life-science company MDS Inc. (TSX:MDS), says it has a new contract with its primary customer.Nordion will...

House strikes gift ban in effort to boost business

July 8, 2010 5:38 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Reversing course on a new law aimed at diminishing the influence on doctors of pharmaceutical and medical device companies, the House on Wednesday voted to strike the so-called gift ban law, which critics say has hurt commerce in the medical and restaurant industries.


US Patent Allowed for Spring Action That Separates Protectus Innovative Safety Syringe From All Others

July 8, 2010 5:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MINNEAPOLIS , July 8 /- Protectus Medical Devices, Inc. (OTCQB: PTMD), developer and marketer of innovative safety medical devices, announced today it has received Notice of Allowance from the US Patent and Trademark Office on its patent application describing a spring-activated,...


Kiadis Pharma Receives IND Approval From FDA to Start Pivotal Clinical Trial With ATIR(TM) in the United States

July 8, 2010 5:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

AMSTERDAM , July 8 /- Biopharmaceutical Company Kiadis Pharma announced today that it has received approval for its Investigational New Drug (IND) application with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to start the pivotal clinical study for its product ATIR™ in the United...



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