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St. Jude CEO arrested in India for carrying ammo

March 17, 2011 10:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The chief executive of medical device maker St. Jude Medical Inc. was arrested Wednesday in New Delhi after airport police found a single ammunition shell in his clothes, the company said Thursday.CEO Daniel Starks was preparing to board a private flight from Indira Gandhi International airport...

Research: Prostrate cancer patients opt for more expensive treatment

March 17, 2011 9:32 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Men diagnosed with prostate cancer have been rapidly adopting new, more expensive treatment options, even without proof of their cost-effectiveness, according to research by the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Hospital Cancer Center.

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Giant Eagle® Receives American Diabetes Association Chairman's Citation Award

March 17, 2011 9:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

PITTSBURGH, March 17, 2011 /- Giant Eagle®, the region's leading food and fuel retailer, has received the American Diabetes Association's (ADA) prestigious Chairman's Citation Award. Giant Eagle is the second ever recipient of the Award, which recognizes the outstanding...

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Versatile vitamin A plays multiple roles in the immune system

March 17, 2011 9:31 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Cell Press) Somewhat paradoxically, research has indicated that vitamin A can also act as an immunosuppressive agent. Now, a study published by Cell Press in the March issue of the journal Immunity sheds light on how this critical vitamin integrates into both pro-inflammatory and...

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Liquid biomaterials take stem cell therapy to new level

March 17, 2011 8:37 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Bristol) Scientists at the forefront of stem cell biology are exploring new approaches to creating surgical implants that could offer prolonged benefits for sufferers of osteoarthritis and potentially even cancer.

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Bacterin International Holdings, Inc. Schedules Conference Call to Present Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results

March 17, 2011 8:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BELGRADE, Mont., March 17, 2011 /- Bacterin International Holdings, Inc. (NYSE Amex: BONE ) ("Bacterin"), announced today that it has scheduled a conference call for Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. (ET) to discuss the Company's financial results for its fourth quarter and full year...

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Ten States Bear Brunt of Diabetes Burden

March 17, 2011 7:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

WASHINGTON, March 17, 2011 /- A new study conducted by the Institute for Alternative Futures (IAF) identified California, Texas, Florida, New York, Ohio, Illinois, Georgia, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Michigan as "diabetes hot spots," where the burden of diabetes will be greatest in...

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Exergen Granted New Patent for Temporal Artery Thermometers

March 17, 2011 7:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

WATERTOWN, Mass., March 17, 2011 /- A recently issued patent extends protection of the technology incorporated in Exergen's award winning and best selling medical thermometer brand, the TemporalScanner™ Temporal Artery Thermometers.  Exergen Corporation has recently been...

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Most comprehensive collection of fungal cell biology movies ever published

March 17, 2011 6:34 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Elsevier) A recent special edition of the journal Fungal Biology Reviews, published by Elsevier, on behalf of the British Mycological Society, features a total of 76 videos which together comprise the most comprehensive collection of fungal cell biology movies ever published. The...

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An Improved Dry Eye Medication - ICAP Ocean Tomo Announces Auction of a New Collyrium From Aqueous Pharma Limited

March 17, 2011 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

CHICAGO, March 17, 2011 /- Developed by Aqueous Pharma Limited and represented by ICAP Ocean Tomo , this patent pending technology discloses an improved formulation for treating eye disease, specifically chronic dry eye. The assets in this portfolio will be auctioned at ICAP Ocean Tomo's...

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Startup EndoLumina wins AUTM inaugural pitch contest

March 17, 2011 5:33 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Needham-based medical device startup EndoLumina Inc., which is developing devices to monitor gastrointestinal bleeding and related diseases, won the first-ever $10,000 AUTM (Association of University Transfer Managers) Venture Pitch Competition.

SuperNova Diagnostics® Announces Agreement with KSB Diagnostics of China

March 17, 2011 5:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

WASHINGTON, LONDON and HONG KONG, March 17, 2011 /- SuperNova Diagnostics®, Inc., a privately-held global diagnostics company for human and non-human health applications, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Shenzhen Kang Sheng Bao Bio-Technology Co., Ltd. ("KSB"), a...

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Fujifilm's Exclusive Software Advances Cardiovascular Reporting Capabilities

March 17, 2011 5:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

STAMFORD, Conn., March 17, 2011 /- ACC Booth # 2001 -- Further enhancing its cardiovascular reporting capabilities, FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of its Intelligent Structured Reporting (ISR) technology. An advanced software decision support...

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Amarin Reports Year-End and Q4 2010 Results

March 17, 2011 5:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

DUBLIN and MYSTIC, Conn., March 16, 2011 /- Amarin Corporation plc (Nasdaq: AMRN ), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on cardiovascular disease, today reported financial results for the fiscal year and fourth quarter ended December 31, 2010. The Company also provided an...

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ImmuCell Announces Sales and Marketing Collaboration With AgriLabs

March 17, 2011 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

ImmuCell Corporation (NASDAQ: ICCC) today announced that it has entered into a sales and marketing collaboration with Agri Laboratories Ltd. of St. Joseph, Missouri.The AgriLabs sales and marketing teams will work with ImmuCell to expand market demand for First Defense@. All sales...

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