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Rochester Medical to buy medical supply company(3)

January 13, 2011 9:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Rochester Medical Corp. said Thursday it agreed to pay 10.4 million euros ($13.7 million) to buy a medical supply distributor based in the Netherlands.Rochester said it is buying the Laprolan BV business from Fornix NV. It said Laprolan has about $10.5 million in annual revenue. The deal is...

Globalfoundries to ride on mobile wave

January 13, 2011 9:40 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

SINGAPORE--Tapping on the growth of consumer electronic devices, Globalfoundries is ramping up its microelectromechanical systems (Mems) production and has set its sight on becoming worldwide leader in this area within the next four years, says a company executive.

Yale nutraceutical spinout Prevention Pharma lands financing

January 13, 2011 9:39 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Prevention Pharmaceuticals Inc. of New Haven, Conn., has sold $650,000 of a $2 million securities offering, which will be used to build the company and expand the marketing of its first product, an over-the-counter (OTC) Omega-3 fatty acid nutraceutical called Omax.

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UT Southwestern to Accelerate its Early Leadership in Using Electronic Health Records to Improve Patient Care

January 13, 2011 9:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

DALLAS, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the first major medical center in North Texas to implement electronic medical records in all its clinical practice groups, UT Southwestern Medical Center today applauded the government's initiative to get hospitals and health care...

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U.S. Marshals Seize Dental Devices From Florida Manufacturer

January 13, 2011 9:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Marshals, acting under a court order sought by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, on Jan. 5 and 6, seized all dental devices from Rite-Dent Manufacturing Corporation, located in Hialeah, Fla.   (Logo:  ...

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Acetaminophen Prescription Products Limited to 325 mg Per Dosage Unit: Drug Safety Communication

January 13, 2011 9:32 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

New labeling changes to emphasize the potential for severe liver failure and serious allergic reactions

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Rochester Medical to buy medical supply company(2)

January 13, 2011 8:46 am | Comments

Rochester Medical Corp. said Thursday it agreed to pay 10.4 million euros ($13.7 million) to buy a medical supply distributor based in the Netherlands.Rochester said it is buying the Laprolan BV business from Fornix NV. It said Laprolan has about $10.5 million in annual revenue. The deal is...

Kensey Nash Corporation Announces Its Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2011 Earnings Release Date and Teleconference

January 13, 2011 7:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

EXTON, Pa., Jan. 13, 2011 /- Kensey Nash Corporation (Nasdaq: KNSY ) today announced that it will release its earnings results for its second quarter ended December 31, 2010 at 7:30 A.M. Eastern Time on Tuesday, February 1, 2011.   Joe Kaufmann, President and CEO, will be hosting a...

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Dr. Peter J. Pronovost to Join the Board of Directors of Cantel Medical Corp.

January 13, 2011 7:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

LITTLE FALLS, N.J., Jan. 13, 2011 /- Cantel Medical Corp. (NYSE: CMN ) today announced the election of Peter J. Pronovost, M.D., Ph.D. to serve as an independent member of Cantel's Board of Directors. "Dr. Pronovost is a world renowned leader of patient safety and quality, serving as a...

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Quest Diagnostics to Release Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results

January 13, 2011 7:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

MADISON, N.J., Jan. 13, 2011 /- Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX ), the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, announced today that it will report fourth quarter and full year 2010 results and provide financial guidance for 2011 on Tuesday,...

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Advanced Assay Technologies and Development Methods

January 13, 2011 7:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13, 2011 /- UBM Canon and IVD Technology are proud to add a new webinar to its webcast series on The Fundamentals of In Vitro Diagnostics.  This one-hour event will focus specifically on Advanced Assay Technologies and Development Methods and will offer an in-depth...

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S & P Equity Research Issues Health Care Sector Predictions for 2011

January 13, 2011 7:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2011 /- Although 2010 brought healthcare reform, investors are wondering if 2011 will bring healthcare reform repeal.  Investors should likely expect some volatility in the sector, as the Republican-led House promises to wreak havoc on healthcare reform, either...

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Medtronic completes Ardian buyout

January 13, 2011 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Medtronic Inc., the world's largest medical device maker, said Thursday it completed the $800 million buyout of blood pressure treatment maker Ardian Inc.The Minneapolis company announced the acquisition in November.Privately held Ardian makes a catheter system designed to treat high blood...

EU OKs Sanofi's takeover bid of Genzyme

January 13, 2011 6:36 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

The European Commission has approved French drug maker Sanofi-aventis' proposed acquisition of Genzyme Corp., saying that they do not have anti-trust concerns related to the takeover.

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Celerite Slimming Capsules: Undeclared Drug Ingredient

January 13, 2011 5:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

Product marketed as a dietary supplement contains sibutramine, which may present a significant risk for patients with a history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias or stroke.

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