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Intrinsic Enrolls First Patient in Barricaid® Trial

February 17, 2011 10:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

WOBURN, Mass., Feb. 17, 2011 /- Intrinsic Therapeutics, Inc., a developer of novel lumbar spine anulus closure devices, announced today that it has enrolled the first patient, December 17, 2010, in a Randomized Clinical Trial of its Barricaid® device. Barricaid is designed to prevent...


Success Factors and Failure Points in Biopharmaceutical Product Launches

February 17, 2011 9:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Feb. 17, 2011 /- Recent biopharmaceutical product launches have produced both noteworthy failures and successes. Faced with a continually evolving launch landscape, organizations are rethinking the factors that play the biggest role in the current launch environment. In...


FDA Warns Against Certain Uses of Asthma Drug Terbutaline for Preterm Labor

February 17, 2011 9:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning that terbutaline administered by injection or through an infusion pump should not be used in pregnant women for prevention or prolonged (beyond 48-72 hours) treatment of preterm...


New Clinical Study Shows RyMed InVision-Plus® IV Connector Dramatically Reduced Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections by Over 92%

February 17, 2011 9:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Feb. 17, 2011 /- Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, GA  exhibited a poster at the recent 11th National Conference on Cancer Nursing Research in Los Angeles, in which their clinical study showed RyMed Technologies ' zero displacement InVision-Plus® IV...


Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg Announces Image Gently Campaign to 'Child Size' Doses for Children

February 17, 2011 9:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Feb. 17, 2011 /- Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF) has partnered with the Image Gently Campaign to increase awareness of opportunities to lower radiation dose when imaging children.  Image Gently is an initiative of the Alliance for Radiation Safety...


Correction: Cell Therapeutics story

February 17, 2011 8:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

In a story Feb. 16 about Cell Therapeutics Inc., The Associated Press reported erroneously the status of a clinical trial of the company's drug candidate Pixuvir. Cell Therapeutics will start a new trial during the first quarter even if the drug developer's appeal of a previous regulatory...

Healthy lifestyle, positive attitude can help improve patient outcomes

February 17, 2011 8:37 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) Joint replacement patients who improve their lifestyle and maintain a positive mindset prior to surgery are more likely to have better functional outcomes than those who do not, according to research presented today at the 2011 Annual...


ICAP Ocean Tomo Announces Advanced Techniques for Measuring Blood Pressure From Coherence L.L.C.

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

CHICAGO, Feb. 17, 2011 /- The method represented in the Coherence L.L.C. patent integrates the measurement of a respiratory arterial pressure wave (a blood wave that rises and falls with exhalation and inhalation) into conventional blood pressure readings to provide healthcare...


Terbutaline: Label Change - Warnings Against Use for Treatment of Preterm Labor

February 17, 2011 8:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

Potential for serious maternal heart problems and death.


Alere records $1B 4Q loss on charge

February 17, 2011 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Alere Inc. said Thursday it lost $1.04 billion in the fourth quarter as the medical diagnostics company recorded a hefty charge that offset revenue gains.The Waltham, Mass., company's loss after payment of preferred dividends, which equated to $12.24 per share, compared with a loss of $3.1...

Changes in biotech landscape debated at MHT BioForum

February 17, 2011 6:36 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Things got heated during the Q&A session at the end of this morning's Mass High Tech BioForum – over whether the commonly accepted practices in the VC world made them predatory or just good business people.

Dr. Abraham Abuchowski of Prolong Pharmaceuticals Honored With Inaugural Tibbetts Award by the U.S. Small Business Administration

February 17, 2011 6:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Feb. 17, 2011 /- Dr. Abraham Abuchowski, CEO and Scientific Founder of Prolong Pharmaceuticals, was honored by the U.S. Small Business Administration on February 15 with their inaugural Tibbetts Award for leadership in innovation and job creation. Dr. Abuchowski...


Delcath Achieves ISO 13485 Certification

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

NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2011 /- Delcath Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: DCTH ) today announced that the Company has achieved ISO 13485:2003 Certification—an internationally recognized quality standard designed to ensure that medical device manufacturers have the necessary comprehensive management...


OnBase Proves Value of ECM Software in Achieving Interoperability in Healthcare

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

CLEVELAND, Feb. 17, 2011 /- The healthcare industry has been buzzing about how it can best manage patient information electronically. It's quickly become clear that the bigger picture here is system interoperability – how healthcare IT systems interact and share that patient...


HIMSS11: Ingenious Med Launches Billing and Data Capture App for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad

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

ATLANTA, Feb. 17, 2011 /- Ingenious Med, the leading platform for automated revenue and charge capture processes, announced its solution is now available on the App Store for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. The application is being launched as part of the company's presence at the Hospital...



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