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HeartWare to Present at the Canaccord Genuity Cardio/Diabetes & Obesity Conference

December 3, 2010 12:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. and SYDNEY, Dec. 2, 2010 /- HeartWare International, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTWR ) (ASX: HIN), a leading innovator of less invasive, miniaturized circulatory support technologies that are revolutionizing the treatment of advanced heart failure, today announced that CEO Doug...

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$30 Million CABG Market Supported by Use of Intuitive Surgical's da Vinci Robot in Minimally Invasive CABG Procedures

December 3, 2010 12:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

TORONTO, Dec. 2, 2010 /- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, cardiac surgeons are trying new innovative approaches to traditional open heart surgery as they try to make coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) procedures...

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Research Shows That We Fail To Act On Warning Signs That Could Indicate Major Health Issues

December 2, 2010 10:32 pm | by RealWire | Comments

Britons have become so desensitised to warning signs that they regularly place themselves in dangerous situations and put off dealing with health issues, Dr Glenn Wilson a prominent psychologist cautioned today. The Blasé Britain report launched by Corsodyl lays bare the true extent...

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Mitsubishi Electric acquires Vincotech Holdings S.à r.l.

December 2, 2010 8:37 pm | by I-Micronews | Comments

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503, hereafter "Mitsubishi Electric") has announced that Mitsubishi Electric and The Gores Group have entered into a Share Purchase Agreement on the acquisition of Vincotech group, a manufacturer of electronic components (hereafter "Vincotech")...

Powdec announces next generation Gallium Nitride 600 V Schottky diode

December 2, 2010 8:37 pm | by I-Micronews | Comments

~ Dramatically reduces power losses enabling an energy efficient, green future ~

Sensonor Gyro awarded the best high precision MEMS gyro in the market

December 2, 2010 8:36 pm | by I-Micronews | Comments

Sensonor Technologies was awarded the 2010 European high precision MEMS gyroscopes new product innovation award by Frost & Sullivan.

Device Helps Paralyzed Rats Walk Again

December 2, 2010 8:33 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Comments

Electronic "bridge" could one day assist paralysis patients.

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Patients with invasive lobular carcinoma should get MRI screening, study finds(2)

December 2, 2010 4:34 pm | by Diagnostic Imaging | Comments

A study presented Wednesday at the RSNA meeting adds further evidence to the recommendation women with newly diagnosed invasive lobular carcinoma should have their contralateral breast screened with MRI. Most women aren't routinely screened in the contralateral breast because whether to...

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Patients with invasive lobular carcinoma should get MRI screening, study finds

December 2, 2010 4:33 pm | Comments

A study presented Wednesday at the RSNA meeting adds further evidence to the recommendation women with newly diagnosed invasive lobular carcinoma should have their contralateral breast screened with MRI. Most women aren't routinely screened in the contralateral breast because whether to...

Invisalign maker gets FDA warning on side effects

December 2, 2010 2:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning to a company that makes a popular teeth straightener about its failure to report information about patient side effects.Align Technology Inc., which makes the Invisalign system, disclosed this week that it received a Nov. 18 warning letter...

Healthways says CFO Chaput will retire at year end

December 2, 2010 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Wellness-program provider Healthways Inc. said Thursday that Chief Financial Officer Mary Chaput will retire at the end of 2010.Chaput will work with the company throughout 2011 to assist with transition, Healthways said. Chaput has been the company's CFO since October 2001. The new CFO of...

Boeing names Aetna chairman to its board

December 2, 2010 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Boeing Co. said on Thursday that Aetna Inc. Chairman and former CEO Ronald A. Williams has become a Boeing director.Williams, 61, stepped down as Aetna CEO last month. He joined Aetna as executive vice president and chief of health operations in 2001, and was named CEO in February 2006. Boeing...

Better imaging from bench to bedside

December 2, 2010 1:33 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(European Molecular Biology Laboratory) Euro-BioImaging, a project which launches its preparatory phase today, aims to provide scientists throughout Europe with open access to state-of-the-art imaging technologies at all levels of biological and biomedical research, from bench to bedside.

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SAGE expands Therapeutic Advances series

December 2, 2010 1:33 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(SAGE Publications UK) SAGE has extended its suite of Therapeutic Advances journals with the launch of a further two titles: Therapeutic Advances in Drug Safety, and Therapeutic Advances in Hematology.

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WellPoint maintains its 2010 profit forecast

December 2, 2010 12:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Health insurer WellPoint Inc. said Thursday it will back its annual profit forecast during meetings with analysts and investors over the next few days.The company said in November that it expected a profit of at least $6.60 per share in 2010. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange...

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