Subscribe to MDT Magazine News

Acquisition costs hit Universal Health 4Q profit

March 1, 2011 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Hospital operator Universal Health Services Inc. said its profit decreased 39 percent in the fourth quarter on costs related to its acquisition of competitor Psychiatric Solutions, but the company's shares rose in Tuesday trading.Universal Health Services said its profit fell to $37.2 million,...

New report says large proportion of colorectal cancer deaths could be prevented

March 1, 2011 1:36 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Cancer Society) A new report from the American Cancer Society says a large proportion of the 141,000 cases and 49,000 deaths from colorectal cancer expected in the United States this year could be prevented by increasing the use of established screening tests and by...

Dendreon posts bigger 4Q loss, Provenge sales grow

March 1, 2011 11:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Dendreon Corp. said Tuesday that sales of its prostate cancer therapy Provenge rose to $25 million in the fourth quarter, but the company reported a larger quarterly loss as it ramped up its manufacturing capacity.Dendreon reported a loss of $91.8 million, or 64 cents per share, in the fourth...


Colliers reports slight drop in life sciences vacancy rate

March 1, 2011 10:39 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Real estate firm Colliers International has released its semi-annual review of the Greater Boston life sciences sector and real estate trends in that market, noting that there are about 500 biotech companies in Massachusetts and 40 local colleges and universities offering advanced degrees...

Genzyme completes pharmaceutical unit sale

March 1, 2011 10:39 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Genzyme Corp. has completed the divestiture of its pharmaceutical intermediates business to International Chemical Investors Group – a plan the Cambridge company announced early in February.

Global ISU study: Invasive species widespread, but not more than at home range

March 1, 2011 10:38 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Iowa State University) Invasive plant species have long had a reputation as being bad for a new ecosystem when they are introduced. As it turns out, they aren't any more abundant away from home than they are at home.

Semiconductor companies to unwrap new products March 28-31 at Globalpress Electronics Summit2011 in Santa Cruz

March 1, 2011 10:38 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

Summit is premier conference and meeting ground for U.S. high-tech execs and international journalists.

Freescale and CEA-Leti celebrate 10 Years of MEMS collaboration

March 1, 2011 10:38 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

Experts in MEMS technology design next generation sensors for automotive, industrial and consumer markets.


ADI ups ante in high-precision MEMS gyros

March 1, 2011 10:38 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

Already known for its high-precision micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) accelerometers, gyroscopes and complete inertial navigation units (IMUs), Analog Devices Inc.

Cherokee Inspired Comfort Award Calls for Healthcare Professional Nominations

March 1, 2011 10:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

LOS ANGELES, March 1, 2011 /- Cherokee Uniforms, a leading provider of medical scrubs, is now accepting nominations through May 31, 2011 for its annual Inspired Comfort Award . The award provides the nation an opportunity to recognize healthcare professionals for going above and beyond...


Max Neeman Develops Innovative Approach for Rare Disease Studies

March 1, 2011 9:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., March 1, 2011 /- Max Neeman International has established a team of experts specialized in carrying out rare disease trials in response to sponsor demand. The team has the required expertise to develop innovative approaches to optimize complex study design....


Source Precision Medicine, Inc., dba SourceMDx Assigns All Its Assets to Joseph F. Finn, Jr., C.P.A. of the firm of Finn, Warnke & Gayton, LLP

March 1, 2011 9:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., March 1, 2011 /- Source Precision Medicine, Inc., dba SourceMDx ("SourceMDx") has assigned all its assets to Joseph F. Finn, Jr., C.P.A. ("Finn") of the firm Finn, Warnke & Gayton, LLP to be liquidated for the benefit of SourceMDx creditors. Source MDx® is...


An Easier Way to Breathe Better - ICAP Ocean Tomo Announces an Advanced Medical Inhaler Design

March 1, 2011 9:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

CHICAGO, March 1, 2011 /- Developed by inventor John Vito and represented by ICAP Ocean Tomo , the assets available for auction in this lot disclose an advanced medical inhaler design that is both more accurate and more convenient for the user. (Logo:  ...

UPDATE: FDA Approves New Drug to Treat Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

March 1, 2011 9:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SILVER SPRING, Md., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved roflumilast, a pill taken daily to decrease the frequency of flare-ups (exacerbations) or worsening of symptoms from severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). (Logo:...

Abacavir - Ongoing Safety Review: Possible Increased Risk of Heart Attack

March 1, 2011 9:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

FDA meta-analysis of clinical trials did not show an increased risk of MI associated with the use of abacavir.


You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.