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Lilly Oncology to Unveil Data From More Than 30 Studies at ASCO

May 16, 2011 5:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

INDIANAPOLIS, May 16, 2011 /- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) will present data from more than 30 studies at the 47th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago, Ill., from June 3 – 7, 2011, including results from PARAMOUNT, a Phase III study of...


Arstasis Launches New AXERAâ„¢ Access Device in the U.S.

May 16, 2011 5:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 16, 2011 /- Arstasis is pleased to announce the U.S. launch of its latest commercial product - the AXERA™ Access Device.  The AXERA Device enhances insertability into the femoral artery and overall procedural usage while continuing to deliver the...


diaDexus, Inc. Reports 2011 First Quarter Financial Results

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

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 16, 2011 /- diaDexus, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DDXS ), a diagnostics company focused on the development and commercialization of patent-protected in vitro diagnostic products addressing unmet needs in cardiovascular disease, today announced financial...


HYCOR Expands Board of Directors to Support Growth in Key Areas

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

GARDEN GROVE, Calif., May 16, 2011 /- HYCOR Biomedical, Inc., a leading manufacturer and marketer of in vitro diagnostic products for the global allergy, autoimmune and urinalysis markets, together with owner Linden, LLC, today announced the appointments of Vijay Aggarwal, Ph.D. and James...


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.



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