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U.S. Appeals Court Reinstates Claim That Controversial Diet Drug Redux Should Never Have Been Offered to American People

August 19, 2010 11:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

CINCINNATI, Ohio, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An Ohio Federal Court of Appeals ruling issued yesterday is reinstating the late victim's claim that the recalled diet drug Redux (commonly called fen-phen) linked to her death should never have been marketed to the American people by...

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Perrigo Confirms Filing for Clobetasol Shampoo and Announcement of Patent Infringement Lawsuit by Galderma

August 19, 2010 11:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

ALLEGAN, Mich., Aug. 19 /- Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO;TASE) announced its filing with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for clobetasol propionate shampoo, 0.05%, and notified Galderma, the listed patent owner. On August 17,...

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Supplemental Oxygen Company Offers Steps to Improve COPD Patients' Lives

August 19, 2010 11:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 19 /- What is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States? Many would be surprised to learn that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is, and the number of people with COPD is increasing. According to the COPD Foundation, more than 12 million...

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DrChrono.com iPad EMR Unveils Electronic Prescription Feature

August 19, 2010 11:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NEW YORK, Aug. 19 /- DrChrono.com , the premier publisher of dynamic point-of-care and practice management software, today announced the latest version of its signature iPad EMR platform , which offers electronic prescribing (eRx). "Studies have shown that eRx cuts down errors resulting...

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MicroAire Surgical Instruments Acquires Endotine® (Formerly Owned by Coapt Systems)

August 19, 2010 11:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Aug. 19 /- MicroAire Surgical Instruments is pleased to announce the acquisition of Endotine® bioabsorbable, multi-point, soft-tissue fixation systems for facial aesthetic surgery. Endotine® is a patented system that allows surgeons to attach soft tissue to...

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New Pavilion Adds Complete Finishing Component to FABTECH 2010 in Atlanta

August 19, 2010 9:32 am | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | Comments

DEARBORN, Mich., August 18, 2010 - A new Finishing Technologies Pavilion & Conference debuting at FABTECH 2010 Nov. 2-4 in Atlanta allows manufacturing executives to review finishing equipment, processes and services, and gain valuable technical insight. Sponsored by the Chemical...

Acceleron DMD drug gets orphan drug status

August 19, 2010 9:32 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Acceleron Pharma Inc. has won financial incentives and enhanced protection from generic competition, for its drug candidate to treat Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a fatal neuromuscular disease.

Achillion Pharma aims for $50M in stock sale

August 19, 2010 9:32 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Antiviral drug developer Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. said today that it plans to raise $50 million by selling stock to four venture capital firms.

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Premier Members to Benefit from Full Line of Market-Leading Masimo rainbow Pulse CO-Oximetry Solutions with New Agreement

August 19, 2010 8:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 19 /- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI ), the inventor of Masimo rainbow® Pulse CO-Oximetry™ , Masimo rainbow Acoustic Monitoring™ , and Masimo SET® Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry , announces an expanded supplier agreement that adds...

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Leaders to Discuss Future of Healthcare and Technology on Aug. 24

August 19, 2010 8:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

EAU CLAIRE, Wis., Aug. 19 /- Leaders from healthcare, technology companies and academia will meet on Tuesday, Aug. 24, for a day-long session in the Chippewa Valley technology corridor. Participants will discuss how the use of technology and innovation can help overcome some of the...

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Treatment with Elekta's Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion Introduced to Cancer Patients in Australia

August 19, 2010 8:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SYDNEY and ATLANTA, Aug. 19 /- On August 3, Macquarie University Hospital (MUH) performed Australia's first Gamma Knife® surgery with its new Leksell Gamma Knife® Perfexion™ system, making it the country's first and only center capable of providing dedicated intracranial...

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Federal Register: Oversight of Laboratory Developed Tests; Public Meeting; Reopening of the Comment Period

August 19, 2010 6:32 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

The FDA is reopening until September 15, 2010, the comment period for the notice that published in the Federal Register of Thursday, June 17, 2010 (75 FR 34463).

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Stars Align for Historic Stand Up To Cancer Event

August 19, 2010 6:32 am | by AACR | Comments

LA & NYC (www.standup2cancer.org) – An extraordinary line-up of actors, musicians, athletes and journalists have banded together for Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), the groundbreaking initiative aimed at raising funds to accelerate innovative cancer research bringing new therapies to...

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Protectus Medical Devices Appoints as Medical Director a Physician Surgeon With 20-Year Involvement in Senior Level Monitoring of Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices

August 19, 2010 6:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 19 /- Protectus Medical Devices, Inc. ("Protectus Medical Devices") (OTCQB: PTMD), a developer and marketer of innovative medical devices, today named physician/surgeon Dr. Dan Hartley as Medical Director. Dr. Hartley has vast experience in research and development in...

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New Colorectal Cancer Screening Coverage to Drive US Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Device Market to Almost $2.2 Billion by 2014

August 19, 2010 6:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 19 /- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, new coverage instituted under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 will remove the financial disincentives associated with colorectal...

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