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U.S. Chamber Inducts PCMA President & CEO Mark Merritt to its Committee of Top Trade Assoc. Executives

May 17, 2011 12:38 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

WASHINGTON, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has welcomed Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) President and CEO Mark Merritt into its elite "Association Committee of 100," which includes America's top trade association executives....


Food Allergies Common among Children and Linked to Environmental Allergies and Asthma Later in Life, Suggests Largest-Ever National Allergy Study

May 17, 2011 12:33 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

MADISON, N.J., May 17, 2011 /- Early results from the largest cross-sectional national allergy study ever conducted, to be released later this month, demonstrate that food allergies commonly occur in infants and toddlers, while environmental allergies, such as to dust, ragweed and mold,...


ORNL energy harvesters transform waste into electricity

May 17, 2011 9:35 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

Billions of dollars lost each year as waste heat from industrial processes can be converted into electricity with a technology being developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory.


CryoLife Announces Completion of Acquisition of Cardiogenesis

May 17, 2011 8:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

ATLANTA, and IRVINE, Calif., May 17, 2011 /- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY ), an implantable biological medical device and cardiovascular tissue processing company, today announced that it has successfully completed its acquisition of Cardiogenesis Corporation ("Cardiogenesis"). The...


Zen Holding Corp. Signs LOI to Acquire Millennium Healthcare Solutions Inc.

May 17, 2011 8:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SYOSSET, N.Y., May 17, 2011 /- Zen Holding Corp. (Symbol: ZNHL) today announced the signing of a Letter of Intent to purchase 100% of Millennium Healthcare Solutions Inc. and its accompanying subsidiaries and pending patent.  Final agreements will be signed upon the completion of due...


SciFluor Life Sciences launches with $5M seed funding

May 17, 2011 6:35 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Allied Minds, a Boston private equity firm focused on building companies, has launched SciFluor Life Sciences LLC and invested $5 million in the biotechnology startup to support commercialization of the company's fluorination technology.

Cynosure Receives Additional International Regulatory Approvals for New Cellulite Reduction Workstations

May 17, 2011 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

WESTFORD, Mass., May 17, 2011 /- Cynosure, Inc. (Nasdaq: CYNO ), a leader in laser- and light-based treatments for minimally invasive and non-invasive aesthetic applications, today announced the receipt of two additional international clearances for the Company's new flagship workstations...


PositiveID Corporation Files Utility Patent Application for Its Implantable Glucose Sensor to Continuously Monitor Glucose Levels Over an Extended Period of Time

May 17, 2011 5:36 am | by PositiveID | Comments

PositiveID Corporation Files Utility Patent Application for Its Implantable Glucose Sensor to Continuously Monitor Glucose Levels Over an Extended Period of Time


Cardiorobotics collects $3.6M in debt round

May 17, 2011 5:35 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Medical robotics company Cardiorobotics Inc. of Raynham has raised $3.6 million of a planned $6 million funding round composed of debt and securities options, according to federal documents.

Avature, Cigna, General Motors, Navistar, and QVC Among Industry Leaders Leveraging Seven Step's Innovative Recruitment Process Outsourcing Services

May 17, 2011 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Seven Step Recruiting ( , a leading provider of outsourced recruitment services ( , has announced outstanding growth in the first quarter of 2011. The company increased revenue by 300 percent over the same quarter last...

Transition of Arizant Temperature Management Products To 3M Branding Confirms Integration Is Well On Track

May 17, 2011 1:37 am | by RealWire | Comments

Further to the acquisition by 3M in October 2010 of Arizant Healthcare Inc., an innovator in forced-air patient warming solutions, products in the Arizant portfolio will shortly transition to 3M branding. Accompanied by subtle changes to packaging and labelling from the end of May 2011,...


Reportlinker Adds Medical Devices Reports Bundle

May 17, 2011 1:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NEW YORK, May 17, 2011 /- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Medical Devices Reports Bundle...


New CE Marked Prognostic Claim for the VerifyNow P2Y12 Test

May 16, 2011 11:34 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SAN DIEGO, May 17, 2011 /- Accumetrics, Inc., developer of the VerifyNow® System, the first rapid and easy-to-use point-of-care system for measuring platelet reactivity to multiple antiplatelet agents, announced today that the VerifyNow P2Y12 Test is now CE marked for prognostic use...


Moody's reviewing Coventry senior debt ratings

May 16, 2011 3:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Moody's Investors Service said Monday it has placed several Coventry Health Care Inc.'s debt ratings under review for a possible upgrade, citing the company's latest quarterly results and improved 2011 earnings outlook.Moody's review will focus on Coventry's ability to sustain earnings margins...

Red Hill Studios/UCSF Partnership to Showcase 'Gaming Therapy' for People With Parkinson's Disease at Games for Health Conference

May 16, 2011 12:34 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BOSTON, May 16, 2011 /- Red Hill Studios, in partnership with the UCSF School of Nursing, will showcase a custom suite of Kinect™-based physical therapy games that have been specifically designed to help people with Parkinson's slow the progression of this neurodegenerative disease....



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