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St. Jude Medical 4Q revenue exceeds estimates

January 12, 2011 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

St. Jude Medical Inc. said Friday that its revenue grew 12 percent in the fourth quarter, surpassing Wall Street's expectations as sales of its heart devices improved.The company said it expects to report about $1.35 billion in revenue for the quarter. St. Jude has forecast a profit of 72 cents...

Amica Mature Lifestyles Q2 revenue rises, company reports a profit

January 12, 2011 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Amica Mature Lifestyles Inc. (TSX:ACC) says it had a $200,000 profit in its fiscal second quarter, an improvement on the $353,000 loss it inclurred in the year-earlier period. The Vancouver-based company, which manages and owns luxury retirement communities, also saw revenue improve to $13.7...

Ocular Therapeutix pushes last round to $21M

January 12, 2011 3:37 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Ocular Therapeutix Inc., another eye therapy company launched by Amar Sawhney, has boosted its most recent funding round to $21 million, just days after Sawhney's Eyegate Pharmaceuticals Inc. itself announced a funding bump.


New drug uses stealth to stop cancer cell reproduction

January 12, 2011 3:35 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Scottsdale Healthcare) A new investigational drug designed to stop cancer cells from reproducing may offer hope for patients with advanced solid tumor cancers. The Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at Scottsdale Healthcare is one of three US sites participating in a Phase I clinical trial...


Caliper and Seegene Partner to Provide Innovative Multiplex Molecular Diagnostics Products

January 12, 2011 3:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

HOPKINTON, Mass. and SEOUL, Korea, Jan. 12, 2011 /- Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALP ) and Seegene, Inc. (KOSDAQ: A096530) today announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership to enable Seegene's SeePlex™ multiplex diagnostic assays to run on Caliper's...


Millennium Laboratories to Provide UnitedHealthcare's Nationwide Network of Physicians Drug Monitoring and Pain Management Services

January 12, 2011 2:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 12, 2011 /- Millennium Laboratories , a leading provider of therapeutic drug monitoring and education to physicians and staff treating chronic pain, announced it will provide pain management and therapeutic drug monitoring services to physicians participating in...


Bruker brings in $7.5M order from University of Minnesota(2)

January 12, 2011 2:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Bruker Corp., a Billerica medical and research equipment maker, has won a $7.5 million order for its newest spectrometers from the University of Minnesota.


Bruker brings in $7.5M order from University of Minnesota

January 12, 2011 2:33 am | Comments

Bruker Corp., a Billerica medical and research equipment maker, has won a $7.5 million order for its newest spectrometers from the University of Minnesota.


Link between fracture prevention and treatment adherence not fully understood by patients

January 11, 2011 10:37 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(International Osteoporosis Foundation) Newly released findings of a multinational survey conducted on behalf of the International Osteoporosis Foundation show clear disparities between patients' and doctors' perceptions of osteoporosis and its management.


Symetra plans to expand group life business

January 11, 2011 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Symetra Life Insurance Co. said Tuesday it plans to expand group life insurance business and has hired a former Aetna executive to head the segment.Symetra, which provides medical stop-loss coverage, plans to leverage its relationship with employee benefits brokers to ramp up its group life and...

Kinesiology joins College of Nursing & Health Innovation

January 11, 2011 12:34 pm | by Arizona State University | Comments

Kinesiology traces its origins to 1896 when the Tempe Normal College added Physical Education to its academic more


Countdown to Paris and ESC Congress 2011

January 11, 2011 11:39 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(European Society of Cardiology) With its spotlight theme of ?Controversial Issues in Cardiology?, the 2011 edition of the European Society of Cardiology Congress promises lively discussions and ground-breaking debate. The ESC Congress is well established as the world's premier...


IPI granted $340K for neonatal adhesives

January 11, 2011 11:38 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

The nonprofit Institute for Pediatric Innovation Inc. (IPI) in Cambridge, working with Brigham and Women's Hospital and Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, has received a $340,000 grant from Philips Healthcare to develop an adhesive medical device to be used in neonatal intensive care units.

Russian Hospitals Digitize Medical Information, Improve Access to Patient Data With IBM Technology

January 11, 2011 11:38 am | by IBM | Comments

IBM announced today that multiple hospitals throughout Russia have switched from paper-based medical systems to a new solution from IBM and Complex Medical Information Systems (C-MIS) to provide fast electronic medical record exchange and unified access to many types of healthcare data,...

St. Francis Hospital to be Part of Major Nationwide Study Using a Catheter-Based Aortic Valve Replacement

January 11, 2011 11:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

ROSLYN, N.Y., Jan. 11, 2011 /- Newell Robinson, M.D., Chairman of the Department of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery; George Petrossian, M.D., Director of Interventional Cardiovascular Procedures; Andrew Berke, M.D., interventional cardiologist; and Roberto Colangelo, M.D.,...



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