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ESHRE bridges East and West for its 2012 Congress in Istanbul(2)

January 10, 2011 2:36 pm | Comments

European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology

Aetna signs reinsurance agreement with Vitality Re

January 10, 2011 1:46 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Insurer Aetna Inc. said Monday that it has entered into a three-year reinsurance agreement with Vitality Re Limited, a newly formed special purpose insurance company based in the Cayman Islands.Aetna said the deal is part of its long-term capital management strategy. It allows Aetna to reduce...

Stryker 4Q sales beat expectations

January 10, 2011 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Medical device maker Stryker Corp. said Monday that its sales rose 9 percent to about $2 billion during the fourth quarter, topping Wall Street expectations.Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected $1.94 billion in sales, on average. The company said orthopedic implant sales rose 5 percent...


Ex-CIA officer accused of leak waives extradition

January 10, 2011 12:45 pm | by JIM SUHR - Associated Press - Associated Press | Comments

A former CIA operative agreed Monday to be returned to Virginia to face felony charges that he disclosed confidential documents to a New York Times reporter in retaliation for what he considered mistreatment by the spy agency.U.S. Magistrate Judge Terry Adelman ordered Jeffrey Sterling, 43, to...

Health Management gives 4Q and 2011 outlook

January 10, 2011 11:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Hospital operator Health Management Associates Inc. on Monday forecast fourth-quarter and 2011 results that were generally in line with Wall Street's expectations.The company said it expects earnings from continuing operations of 15 to 16 cents per share in the fourth quarter on revenue of...

ASU hosts child health forum in Washington

January 10, 2011 11:34 am | by Arizona State University | Comments

The College of Nursing & Health Innovation is joining Arizona State University to host a child health forum on Jan. 20 in Washington, more


Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution 100 mg per 5 mL (20 mg/mL): Medication Use Error - Reports of Accidental Overdose

January 10, 2011 11:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

Morphine sulfate oral solution ordered in milligrams (mg) were mistakenly interchanged for milliliters (mL) of the product.


TSX-listed corporate dividends and distributions declared Jan. 10, 2010

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

Dividends or distributions were declared or updated on the followed listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange on January 10, 2011.Canadian Convertible Debenture Fund Units (TSX:CDF.UN): $0.0625. Payable Jan 14. Record Dec 31.Cdn Energy Convertible Debenture Fnd Trans Un (TSX:CFE.UN):...


Nopras Technologies, Inc. Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Certification

January 10, 2011 10:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NOVI, Mich., Jan. 10, 2011 /- Nopras Technologies, Inc., a globally recognized management consulting firm which specializes in services for organizations in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Medical Device and other FDA regulated industries announced on January 10th, 2011 that it has...


Hotspur Technologies Continues to Bring Innovations to Peripheral Vascular Market

January 10, 2011 10:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 10, 2011 /- Hotspur Technologies, Inc. announced today that Dr. Bruce Lin, M.D., and Dr. Stephen Liu, M.D., Interventional Radiologists at Lifelink Interventional Center in Modesto, California, performed the first commercial deployment of the company's...


Teleflex buys VasoNova for $55 million

January 10, 2011 9:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Teleflex Inc., a maker of medical and aerospace equipment, said Monday it bought privately-held VasoNova for $55 million, gaining technology used for catheter placement.Venous catheters are tubes inserted into a vein and used to deliver fluids or medication. VasoNova is based in Menlo Park,...

Celgene 2011 profit forecast misses analyst views

January 10, 2011 9:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Biotechnology company Celgene Corp. issued preliminary fourth-quarter results Monday, and gave a profit forecast for 2011 that fell short of analyst expectations.It also said its board authorized the repurchase of up an additional $500 million in stock.Celgene said it expects net income of 40...

Volcano revenue outlook tops 4Q expectations

January 10, 2011 8:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Medical device maker Volcano Corp. said Monday it expects to report revenue of about $81 million for the fourth quarter, which would top Wall Street expectations.The company said it gained more market share in the fourth quarter as use of its devices that help doctors see inside heart vessels...

Thermo Fisher gets antitrust OK for Dionex deal

January 10, 2011 8:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. said it received antitrust approval for its $2.1 billion acquisition of laboratory equipment maker Dionex Corp., bringing it one step closer to completing the deal.The scientific instrument maker said Monday that it is seeking similar clearances under antitrust...

JCI online early table of contents: Jan. 10, 2011

January 10, 2011 7:38 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Journal of Clinical Investigation) This press release summarizes the contents of the JCI's Jan. 10, 2011, issue.



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