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Siemens Showcases New Innovations in Clinical Diagnostics, Automation, and IT at IFCC-WorldLab Berlin 2011

May 16, 2011 5:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BERLIN, May 16, 2011 /- Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics is showcasing a broad spectrum of its clinical diagnostics portfolio, including a focus on scalable l ab automation solutions, at the IFCC (International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine) WorldLab 2011 in...


Stryker will buy competitor Orthovita for $304M

May 16, 2011 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Orthopedic implant and surgical products maker Stryker Corp. says it has agreed to buy rival Orthovita Inc. for about $304 million in cash.Stryker is offering $3.85 per share, a premium of 41 percent from Orthovita's closing price Friday. It will also assume $12 million in debt held by...

Volcano to Highlight its Precision Guided Therapy Technologies at EuroPCR

May 16, 2011 2:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SAN DIEGO, May 16, 2011 /- Volcano Corporation (NASDAQ: VOLC ) today announced its participation in the Paris course for Revascularization (EuroPCR) from May 17 – 20. Volcano's focus will be on highlighting the strength of its product portfolio, which includes innovative devices...


Reportlinker Adds North America Hospital Supplies Market Outlook to 2017

May 16, 2011 1:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NEW YORK, May 16, 2011 /- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: North America Hospital Supplies Market Outlook to 2017...


Sensing Brain Pressure without Surgery

May 15, 2011 8:32 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Comments

A noninvasive technique could monitor concussions, migraines, and other conditions.


Scrushy's Picasso sells for $80,000 at auction

May 15, 2011 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

A Pablo Picasso painting that used to belong to former HealthSouth Corp. chief executive officer Richard Scrushy has sold for $80,000.The Birmingham News reports that the portrait of a woman in profile sold at an auction Sunday in Philadelphia. It was one of 16 pieces of valuable art that used...

Groups form to push passage of Ohio budget plan

May 15, 2011 10:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Two groups have formed in an effort to get the $55.5 billion two-year state budget proposed by Ohio Gov. John Kasich approved by the legislature.The Columbus Dispatch reports Sunday that One Ohio United and Ohio's Campaign For Jobs are pushing to get the budget in place, with One Ohio United...

Izard Nobel LLP Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Community Health Systems, Inc.

May 13, 2011 2:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The law firm of Izard Nobel LLP, which has significant experience representing investors in prosecuting claims of securities fraud, announces that a lawsuit seeking class action status has been filed in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee on behalf of...


CNT-based thin-film structures create new MEMS/NEMS

May 13, 2011 2:38 pm | by I-Micronews | Comments

Researchers from the Technology Integration and Advanced Nano/microsystems (TIAN) Lab at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota used IC assembly processes to fabricate single-walled carbon nanotube (SWCNT) composite thin film micropatterns and suspended beams.

Simpler Genome Sequencing

May 13, 2011 2:35 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Comments

A startup hopes to make the technology cheap enough that it's feasible for a typical hospital lab.


Zevex Warning Letter Cites CAPA, Software Issues

May 13, 2011 1:31 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

Zevex International has received an FDA warning letter citing problems with its corrective and preventive action (CAPA) procedures and software fixes.


Panel Backs Bone Graft Device Despite FDA Concerns

May 13, 2011 1:30 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

An FDA advisory panel has backed BioMimetic Therapeutics’ investigational bone graft device, which uses a growth factor protein to regrow bones in the foot and ankle, despite FDA questions about the intended patient population.


Mesa Labs Declares Quarterly Dividend

May 13, 2011 10:48 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

LAKEWOOD, Colo., May 13, 2011 /- Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: MLAB ) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 12 cents per share of common stock, payable on June 15, 2011 to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 31,...


PSivida drug Iluvien gets FDA resubmission

May 13, 2011 9:45 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Watertown biotech pSivida Corp. reports its licensee partner Alimera Sciences Inc. has resubmitted a New Drug Application for the eye disease drug Iluvien, which had been stalled by the FDA in December.

Amnis Introduces New FlowSight Imaging Flow Cytometer

May 13, 2011 9:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SEATTLE, May 13, 2011 /- Amnis Corporation, a manufacturer of advanced cell imaging systems, today announced the launch of the new FlowSight imaging flow cytometer. The FlowSight is a compact and affordable 12-channel flow cytometer with unrivalled fluorescence sensitivity and the...



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