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ICAP Ocean Tomo Announces Patents for a New and Safer Method of Treatment of Osteoporosis and Tumor Metastasis Using a Novel Zoledronic Acid Combination

February 14, 2011 9:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

CHICAGO, Feb. 14, 2011 /- Zoledronic acid (sold by Novartis as Zometa, Aclasta, and Reclast) is used to treat Osteoporosis, Tumor Metastasis, and Paget's Disease with sales of $2 billion a year.(1)  It is associated with side effects such as post-dose syndrome and osteonecrosis of...

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Military/civilian medical experts turning attention to 'army' of injured civilians supporting wars

February 14, 2011 9:35 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions) After analyzing data on 2,155 private contractors, diplomats and other civilians supporting war efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan who were medically evacuated out of combat zones, researchers have found they are more likely to be evacuated for...

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Medical Devices and Diagnostics Analyst Joins MLV to Further Expand its Coverage of the Life Sciences Sector

February 14, 2011 9:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2011 /- McNicoll, Lewis & Vlak LLC (MLV), a boutique investment bank focused on capital intensive industries, announced today that Caroline Corner, Ph. D. has joined the firm as a Managing Director in Research where she will cover the Medical Devices and Diagnostics...

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Summary Box: Emergency Medical Services Sale

February 14, 2011 8:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

THE DEAL: Emergency Medical Services Corp., which transports patients to hospitals and runs a physician outsourcing business, agreed Monday to sell itself to private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice for $64 per share, or about $3.2 billion.ANTICIPATION: The Greenwood Village, Colo., company...

Onex Corp. sells stake in Emergency Medical Services

February 14, 2011 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Investment firm Onex Corp. (TSX:OCX) agrees to sell its stake in Emergency Medical Services Corp. (NYSE:EMS) for US$878 million.

ASU, Mayo Clinic enhance collaboration with formal commitment

February 14, 2011 7:34 am | by Arizona State University | Comments

ASU and Mayo Clinic have signed an agreement to broaden and deepen their collaboration in health care, medical research and education.read more

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Commonly Prescribed Osteoporosis Drug Associated with Very Low Risk of Serious Jaw Disease

February 14, 2011 7:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 14, 2011 /- A commonly prescribed osteoporosis drug is associated with a slightly elevated risk of developing the rare, but serious condition, osteonecrosis of the jaw; nonetheless the risk remains extremely low.  These findings are published online in the...

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Dynatronics Announces Fiscal Second Quarter Results

February 14, 2011 7:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 14, 2011 /- Dynatronics Corporation (Nasdaq: DYNT ) today announced results for its fiscal second quarter ended December 31, 2010. Sales for the quarter ended December 31, 2010, were $8,199,347, compared to $8,501,437 for the quarter ended December 31, 2009. Sales for...

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CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery Summit Provides Forum for Clinicians to Share Knowledge and Experience

February 14, 2011 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 14, 2011 /- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, announced today the completion of the annual CyberKnife Scientific Meeting held February 10-12, 2011, in San Francisco, Calif. The global event hosted over 340 users of...

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PerkinElmer acquires German company chemagen

February 14, 2011 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Health and industrial sciences company PerkinElmer Inc. said Monday it acquired the German firm chemagen Biopolymer-Technologie AG to improve its molecular diagnostics market offerings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.PerkinElmer, which is based in Waltham, Mass., said in a statement...

Media advisory -- Partnering to Fight TB: The Role of a TB Vaccine PDP

February 14, 2011 5:37 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Aeras Global TB Vaccine Foundation) Speakers at an AAAS Annual Meeting exhibitor's workshop will provide an overview of the state of the global TB epidemic and efforts to develop TB vaccines; the role of non-profit product development partnerships such as Aeras; and ways that...

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Volcano Corporation Schedules Fourth Quarter Conference Call, Webcast

February 14, 2011 5:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 14, 2011 /- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC ), a leading developer and manufacturer of precision intravascular therapy guidance tools designed to enhance the diagnosis and treatment of coronary and peripheral vascular disease, today announced that it will report its...

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OXIS International to Present at the Lippert/Heilshorn Life Sciences and Medtech Virtual Conference on February 17

February 14, 2011 4:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 14, 2011 /- OXIS International, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: OXIS ;  Paris: OXI) today announced that Anthony Cataldo, Chief Executive Officer, and Bernie Landes, President, will present to investors as part of the Lippert/Heilshorn & Associates Life...

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Study Confirms Provent® Therapy Effectively Treats Sleep Apnea Patients Who Are Non-Compliant with CPAP Therapy

February 14, 2011 4:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BELMONT, Calif., Feb. 14, 2011 /- A peer reviewed study in the February issue of Sleep Medicine concluded that Provent® Sleep Apnea Therapy, a non-invasive, disposable nasal device, significantly improved obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) - as measured by the number of breathing...

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When an Online Ratings Site Failed to Check the Facts

February 14, 2011 4:33 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | Comments

A popular online doctor rating site misinterpreted my limited license as a licensing board censure. As a result, the rating site “red-flagged” me. Here's how I was able to finally set the record straight and clear my name.

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