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Three States Sign on to Participate in NABP's Interconnected Prescription Monitoring System

March 22, 2011 10:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy® (NABP®) is pleased to announce that the prescription monitoring programs (PMPs) of North Dakota , Ohio , and Virginia have entered into agreements to participate in...


SimQuest Develops World's First Platform for Open Surgical Simulation

March 22, 2011 10:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SILVER SPRING, Md., March 22, 2011 /- SimQuest LLC, a leading developer of technology-assisted education and training, has developed the first platform for open-incision surgical simulation, which will enable surgeons to practice open surgical techniques with no risk to patients. The...


Student's love for family apparent in his 2 for OneShot system

March 22, 2011 10:35 am | by Arizona State University | Comments

From homelessness to greatness, ASU student Tyler Eltringham has seen the ups and downs of life. read more


EMD Millipore expands with Merck-acquired business

March 22, 2011 9:37 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

EMD Millipore, the Billerica life sciences unit of Merck KGaA, is growing its microbiology business, courtesy of Merck's newly acquired microbiology business of Biotest AG.

Terso Solutions Launches New RFID-Enabled Refrigerator for Hospital and Laboratory Inventory Management

March 22, 2011 9:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

MADISON, Wis., March 22, 2011 /- Terso Solutions, Inc. has expanded its line of RFID-enabled enclosures with the addition of a new refrigerator that is well-suited for hospital and laboratory inventory management . Leveraging the power of RFID, the new refrigerator makes better use of...


EMDT, MD+DI, and Qmed Announce Virtual Event Dedicated to Developments in Materials for Medical Applications

March 22, 2011 9:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

LOS ANGELES, March 22, 2011 /- UBM Canon's Medical Device Media Group today announced its leading brands, EMDT ( European Medical Device Technology ), MD+DI ( Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry ), and Qmed, the world's only 100% qualified medical device supplier directory and search...


FDA bars Michigan firm from selling heart machines

March 22, 2011 8:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The federal government is legally barring a Michigan company from selling life-sustaining devices used in heart surgery, following years of quality control problems at company facilities.The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it signed a permanent injunction with Terumo Cardiovascular...

BGI joins Earth Microbiome Project

March 22, 2011 8:38 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

BGI, a Chinese institute with ties to Cambridge researchers, has joined the Earth Microbiome Project, a global effort to determine the functional and evolutionary diversity of microbial communities on the planet.


Echo Therapeutics Hires Two Seasoned Medical Device and Diagnostics Executives

March 22, 2011 8:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

FRANKLIN, Mass., March 22, 2011 /- Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ECTE ), a company developing the Symphony™ tCGM System as a non-invasive, wireless, transdermal continuous glucose monitoring (tCGM) system and the Prelude™ SkinPrep System for transdermal drug...


Manufacturing Experts Provide Keys to Success at EASTEC 2011 Resource Center Presentations

March 22, 2011 7:34 am | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | Comments

WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA (March 22, 2011) — CNC Software, Inc., an EASTEC 2011 exhibitor that provides state-of-the-art software tools for CAD/CAM manufacturing markets, intends to let its resellers, customers, and prospects know about its plans for the event. While that may seem no...

Tesaro buys rights to Amgen lung cancer tech program

March 22, 2011 7:33 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Boston cancer-focused biotech startup Tesaro Inc. has landed an exclusive licensing deal with Amgen Inc., in which the Boston company will hold rights to Amgen's Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase (ALK) technology.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Extends Contract with J. Michael Pearson as CEO and Appoints Him as Chairman of the Board

March 22, 2011 6:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, March 22, 2011 /- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX ) (TSX: VRX) today announced the appointment of  J. Michael Pearson, currently Valeant's Chief Executive Officer (CEO), as Chairman of the Board of Directors, replacing Robert A. Ingram,...


Dental Bib Chains are Potential Source for Infection and Disease

March 22, 2011 6:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 22, 2011 /- Wet, used towels left in the gym. Dirty tissues discarded by someone suffering from a nasty cold. A toothbrush discovered in a hotel room. Most of us would never use or even touch these items. But without knowing it, we may be sharing something that...


Cinryze® (C1 Esterase Inhibitor Human) Data Presented at 2011 American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) Annual Meeting

March 22, 2011 6:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

EXTON, Pa., March 22, 2011 /- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: VPHM ) today announced data presented in two poster presentations relating to Cinryze® (C1 esterase inhibitor [human]) at the 2011 American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) Annual Meeting, March 18...


FDA: Michigan Heart-Lung Bypass Machine Manufacturer Enters Into Consent Decree

March 22, 2011 6:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SILVER SPRING, Md., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Corporation (TCVS) of Ann Arbor, Mich., and two of its officers, Mark A. Sutter, president and chief executive officer, and Mark Lincoln,...



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