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Separating Chromosomes

April 18, 2011 9:36 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Comments

A more precise way to read DNA will change how we treat disease

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CD image import reduces unnecessary imaging exams in emergency rooms

April 18, 2011 9:33 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Radiological Society of North America) Each year, more than two million critically ill patients are transferred from one hospital emergency department to another for appropriate care. With the ability to successfully import data from a CD-ROM containing the patient's diagnostic medical...

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Alzheimer's diagnostic guidelines updated for first time in decades

April 18, 2011 9:32 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(NIH/National Institute on Aging) For the first time in 27 years, clinical diagnostic criteria for Alzheimer's disease dementia have been revised, and research guidelines for earlier stages of the disease characterized. They mark a major change in how experts think about and study Alzheimer's.

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Synthetic Cells

April 18, 2011 8:36 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Comments

Designing new genomes could speed the creation of vaccines and biofuel-producing bacteria

Lincare 1Q profit rises on sales boost(2)

April 18, 2011 3:46 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Lincare Holdings Inc., which provides home delivery of oxygen and respiratory therapies, said Monday that its first-quarter profit rose 6 percent as its revenue climbed.Lincare said it earned $46.4 million, or 49 cents per share, for the period that ended March 31. That's compared with $43.6...

Lincare 1Q profit rises on sales boost

April 18, 2011 3:45 pm | Comments

Lincare Holdings Inc., which provides home delivery of oxygen and respiratory therapies, said Monday that its first-quarter profit rose 6 percent as its revenue climbed.Lincare said it earned $46.4 million, or 49 cents per share, for the period that ended March 31. That's compared with $43.6...

ICU Medical 1Q profit jumps on sales boost

April 18, 2011 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Medical device maker ICU Medical Inc. said Monday its first-quarter net income nearly doubled on a boost in sales of intravenous and other medical products.The company said it earned $8.1 million, or 57 cents per share, compared with net income of $4.3 million, or 30 cents per share, during the...

Prism Medical to buy U.K.-based Movement 2 for about $1.3 million

April 18, 2011 12:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Medical equipment and services provider Prism Medical Ltd. (TSXV:PM) buys U.K.-based Movement 2 for about $1.3 million in cash and debt.

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TSX-listed corporate dividends and distributions declared April 18, 2011

April 18, 2011 11:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Dividends or distributions were declared or updated on the followed listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange on April 18, 2011.Canadian Convertible Debenture Fund Units (TSX:CDF.UN): $0.0625. Payable Apr 15. Record Mar 31.Directcash Payments Inc. (TSX:DCI): $0.115. Payable May 31. Record Apr...

International training to assist governments of 5 African nations in detecting poor-quality drugs

April 18, 2011 11:39 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(US Pharmacopeia) Scientists from the national laboratories of five African nations are gathering in Accra, Ghana, this week to take part in technical training that will provide them with improved capacity to detect substandard and counterfeit medicines.

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Lilly Declares Second-Quarter 2011 Dividend

April 18, 2011 11:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

INDIANAPOLIS, April 18, 2011 /- The board of directors of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) today declared a dividend for the second quarter of 2011 of $0.49 a share on outstanding common stock.   The dividend is payable June 10, 2011 to shareholders of record at the close of...

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Susquehanna Growth Equity Acquires MediMedia Information Technologies, LLC

April 18, 2011 11:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BALA CYNWYD, Pa., April 18, 2011 /- Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC (SGE) today announced that it has acquired MediMedia Information Technologies, LLC (MMIT), a provider of managed care information for the healthcare industry. MMIT engages in the collection, consolidation, and...

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Premier Member Hospitals Can Now Save 60% on Their Medical Waste Disposal Costs Through a New Agreement for On Site Waste Treatment

April 18, 2011 11:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

POTTSTOWN, Pa., April 18, 2011 /- OnSite Sterilization, LLC has been awarded an agreement with the Premier Purchasing Partners, L.P., the group purchasing unit of the Premier healthcare alliance for provision of steam sterilization equipment for onsite treatment of Regulated Medical...

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GlideScope Video Laryngoscope from Verathon Medical Canada Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Video Laryngoscopy and Improving Patient Care

April 18, 2011 11:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BOTHELL, Wash., April 18, 2011 /- The GlideScope® video laryngoscope, invented by Canadian vascular surgeon Dr. Jack Pacey and manufactured in Vancouver, B.C., is celebrating its tenth anniversary in 2011.  A celebration will be held on April 21st at the company's new...

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Bexion Pharmaceuticals Receives Outstanding Biotech Innovation Award

April 18, 2011 11:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

COVINGTON, Ky., April 18, 2011 /- Bexion Pharmaceuticals was named the Biotech Innovation Award winner at the Cincinnati USA Innovation Awards program sponsored by the Cincinnati Business Courier, the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber and CincyTech.  The Innovation Awards celebrate...

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