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Michael Douglas, Honored Film Star and Throat Cancer Survivor, Encourages Public to Attend Free Local Screenings During Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Week

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

NEW YORK, April 6, 2011 /- Academy Award-winning actor and producer Michael Douglas, who is recovering from a battle with throat cancer, is urging Americans to get screened for cancer during the 14th annual Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Week (OHANCAW), being held nationwide May...

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Caliper Life Sciences Announces Date and Location of its 2011 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

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

HOPKINTON, Mass., April 6, 2011 /- Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: CALP ) today announced that its 2011 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held on June 2, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. local time at its offices located at 68 Elm Street, Hopkinton, Massachusetts.  The record date for...

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Philips to Take Orders for the Ingenia MRI System in the United States

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

ANDOVER, Mass., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) today announced the United States availability of the Ingenia MRI system, the first-ever digital broadband magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) solution. Previously available in Europe, Canada and...

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Cardica Receives Key Patent for Microcutterâ„¢ Surgical Cutting and Stapling Device

April 6, 2011 5:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 6, 2011 /- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC ) today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued the company Patent No. 7,918,376 for its proprietary Microcutter™ technology. This patent relates to the articulation of a surgical...

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Aethlon Medical Releases Shareholder Letter

April 6, 2011 5:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SAN DIEGO, April 6, 2011 /- Aethlon Medical, Inc., (OTCBB: AEMD) disclosed today that its Chairman and CEO, James A. Joyce has issued the following letter to shareholders. (Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090325/LA88762LOGO-b) To our Shareholders: On April 1st, we...

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CareFusion Acquires Technology for Sorting and Managing Dangerous Pharmaceutical Waste

April 6, 2011 5:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SAN DIEGO, April 6, 2011 /- CareFusion (NYSE: CFN ), a leading global medical technology company, today announced it has acquired technology to automate the segregation of pharmaceutical waste, helping hospitals reduce cost, improve regulatory controls and facilitate environmental...

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e-MDs Selected by Medical Society of the State of New York

April 6, 2011 5:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

AUSTIN, Texas, April 6, 2011 /- e-MDs, a leading provider of electronic health records (EHRs), announced they have been selected as an EHR vendor partner by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY).  MSSNY is a non-profit organization committed to representing the medical...

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Kimberly-Clark Health Care Announces Strategic Green Partnerships, Commitment to Reducing Medical Waste

April 6, 2011 5:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

ROSWELL, Ga., April 6, 2011 /- Kimberly-Clark Health Care today announced achievements that highlight the company's substantial progress in its sustainability initiatives.  From rewarding customers for their sustainability efforts to developing recyclable uses for medical packaging...

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MEDX Installs Two Next Generation T-Questâ„¢ Compact Gamma Cameras

April 6, 2011 5:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDX, Inc., a leading provider of nuclear medicine equipment, today introduced the next generation T-Quest™ compact gamma camera.  The FDA-cleared T-Quest, includes enhanced thyroid imaging and now features expanded imaging...

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Study Shows Positron Emission Mammography (PEM) is Easy for Breast Imagers to Learn Regardless of Experience

April 6, 2011 5:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SAN DIEGO, April 6, 2011 /- The American Journal of Roentgenology published original research from two separate studies this month demonstrating continued clinical acceptance of  the Naviscan high-resolution breast PET scanner, otherwise known as a PEM scanner.  The first study...

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REMINDER: PositiveID Corporation to Host WebEx of Its iglucose Diabetes Management Mobile Health Solution for Interested Licensees, Physicians, Patients, Payors and Investors

April 6, 2011 5:33 am | by PositiveID | Comments

REMINDER: PositiveID Corporation to Host WebEx of Its iglucose Diabetes Management Mobile Health Solution for Interested Licensees, Physicians, Patients, Payors and Investors

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Strawberries May Slow Precancerous Growth in Esophagus

April 6, 2011 5:32 am | by AACR | Comments

Tweet • Esophageal cancer is the third most common gastrointestinal cancer. • Six months of eating strawberry may decrease histological grade of precancerous lesions. • Strawberries may reduce cancer-related molecular events. ORLANDO, Fla. - Freeze-dried strawberries may be an alternative...

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GOLFIG Increased Progression-free Survival in Colorectal Cancer Patients

April 6, 2011 5:32 am | by AACR | Comments

Tweet • Duration of progression-free survival was 16.5 months with GOLFIG. • GOLFIG is safe and effective in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer. • Study prematurely terminated due to superior results of GOLFIG. ORLANDO, Fla. - Oncologists can use colorectal cancer patients' own...

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Physical Health Scores Predict Breast Cancer Outcomes

April 6, 2011 5:32 am | by AACR | Comments

Tweet • Risk of recurrence increased in women with poor health scores. • Five percent improvement in physical health score can reduce risk. ORLANDO, Fla. - Breast cancer survivors with poor physical health scores had an elevated risk of poorer cancer outcomes, including recurrence and...

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Oxford BioTherapeutics Licenses BioWa's POTELLIGENT® Technology for the Research and Development of its Therapeutic Antibodies in Cancer

April 6, 2011 2:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

PRINCETON, N.J., and OXFORD, England, April 6, 2011 /- BioWa, Inc. (BioWa) and Oxford BioTherapeutics Ltd (OBT) today announced that they have entered into a license agreement to provide OBT with access to BioWa's patented POTELLIGENT® Technology platform for the development of...

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