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Safety Investigation of CT Brain Perfusion Scans: Update 11/9/2010

November 9, 2010 4:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

The FDA is issuing this update to inform you of the findings of its investigation of the manufacturers of CT scanners that were the subject of the earlier communications as well as updated recommendations. In addition, this communication summarizes the...


Invensense® announces the world?s first motionprocessor with integrated 3-axis gyroscope, 3-axis accelerometer and 9-axis sensor fusion

November 9, 2010 1:38 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

MPU-6000? offers integration of Gyros and Accels on a single silicon die in a 4x4x0.9 mm QFN with on board intelligence to perform 9-axis sensor fusion for quick and easy adoption.

PAREXEL International to Participate in the Lazard Capital Markets Healthcare Conference in New York and the Jefferies Healthcare Summit in Boston

November 9, 2010 1:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BOSTON, Nov. 9, 2010 /- PAREXEL International Corporation (Nasdaq: PRXL ) announced today it will be presenting at the Lazard Capital Markets Healthcare Conference in New York.  Josef von Rickenbach, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer will be making a presentation on PAREXEL at...


China BCT Reschedules Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter 2010 Results

November 9, 2010 1:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

China BCT Reschedules Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter 2010... -- LIUZHOU CITY, Guangxi, China, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ --


GeneSiC samples multi-kHz, ultra-high-voltage SiC thyristors to US researchers

November 8, 2010 10:35 pm | by I-Micronews | Comments

In what is claimed to be a first of its kind, GeneSiC Semiconductor Inc of Dulles, VA, USA has made available a family of 6.5kV SCR-mode silicon carbide (SiC) thyristors for use in power electronics for smart-grid applications.

Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results and Reviews Recent Developments

November 8, 2010 10:34 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 9, 2010 /- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA ) today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010. Arena also reported earlier today top-line results from its lorcaserin Phase 3 BLOOM-DM (Behavioral modification and Lorcaserin for...


Intercell AG Announces Q3 2010 Results and Updates on R & D Progress and Management

November 8, 2010 10:33 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

VIENNA, Nov. 9, 2010 /- Today, Intercell AG (VSE: ICLL) announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2010 and presented an update on the Company's key R&D programs as well as changes to the Management Board. Financial Results IXIARO and JESPECT sales revenues continue...


Microreactor speeds nanotech particle production by 500 times.

November 8, 2010 8:35 pm | by I-Micronews | Comments

Engineers at Oregon State University have discovered a new method to speed the production rate of nanoparticles by 500 times, an advance that could play an important role in making nanotechnology products more commercially practical.


Smaller, Leaner, Meaner VTI announces smallest 3-axis gyro sensor with lowest power consumption

November 8, 2010 8:35 pm | by I-Micronews | Comments

Targeting motion control applications in consumer electronics, VTI Technologies announces at Electronica 2010 in Munich the world's smallest digital output 3-axis angular rate sensor with the lowest power consumption, the CMR3000.

Combined imaging technologies may better identify cancerous breast lesions

November 8, 2010 8:34 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Radiological Society of North America) By combining optical and X-ray imaging, radiologists may be better able to distinguish cancer from benign lesions in the breast, according to a new study.


Using CT, radiologists can pinpoint cause of some strokes

November 8, 2010 8:33 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Radiological Society of North America) Multidetector computed tomography helps pinpoint the causes of ischemic strokes, the most common type of stroke, potentially speeding the delivery of life-saving treatments, according to a new study.


Twilight of the Blood Draws?

November 8, 2010 7:33 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Comments

A new technique lets doctors screen drops of dried blood rather than vials of the liquid. The method could revolutionize infant pharmacology and drug testing for athletes.


Mindray Medical posts lower profit in 3Q

November 8, 2010 4:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Mindray Medical International Ltd. said Monday its profit sank 17 percent from a year ago, when the medical device maker benefited from the early termination of a contract.The company reported net income of $35.9 million, or 30 cents a share, for the three months ended Sept. 30. That compares with...

Analysis Shows Topical NSAID Has Potentially Better Gastrointestinal Safety Profile Than Oral NSAIDs in Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis

November 8, 2010 4:35 pm | by Covidien | Comments

ATLANTA, Nov 08, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, announced the results of an analysis that will be presented at the American College of Rheumatology's Annual Scientific Meeting. A pooled analysis of safety data suggests that...


Kaplan Fox Files Securities Class Action on Behalf of Purchasers of Gentiva Health Services, Inc. Common Stock During the Period July 31, 2008 Through July 20, 2010(2)

November 8, 2010 2:46 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP ( ( ) has filed a class action suit against Gentiva Health Services, Inc. ("Gentiva" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: GTIV) that alleges violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 on behalf of purchasers of Gentiva...


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