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A Close-up View of Schizophrenia

April 13, 2011 8:37 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Comments

Induced pluripotent stem cells from schizophrenia patients could help researchers study the disease more closely, and test drugs to fight it.

More Do-It-Yourself Medical Tests

April 13, 2011 8:32 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Comments

A startup thinks it can make at-home tests more useful to patients and doctors.

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Penumbra Coil 400 by Penumbra Inc.: Class 1 Recall - Premature Detachment of the Coil(2)

April 13, 2011 3:31 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

Premature detachment of the coil may cause the coil to unintentionally migrate. This can lead to serious injury including blood clots and stroke.

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Penumbra Coil 400 by Penumbra Inc.: Class 1 Recall - Premature Detachment of the Coil

April 13, 2011 3:31 pm | Comments

Premature detachment of the coil may cause the coil to unintentionally migrate. This can lead to serious injury including blood clots and stroke.

Axxent FlexiShield Mini by iCAD (formerly Xoft Inc.): Recall- Product May Shed Particles of Tungsten

April 13, 2011 2:30 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

After use for IORT in breast tissue, these particles can be mistaken for suspicious calcifications during follow up X-rays or scans.

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Correction to News Release: Amica Mature Lifestyles Announces Third Quarter Results for Fiscal 2011 and Announces Fourth Quarter Dividend

April 13, 2011 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Amica Mature Lifestyles Inc. (TSX: ACC) release issued at 5:30 am Pacific Time on April 13, 2011 titled "Amica Mature Lifestyles Announces Third Quarter Results For Fiscal 2011 and Announces Fourth Quarter Dividend" was disseminated with an error. The correction is as follows:Under the...

Class I Medical Device Recall: iCAD (formerly Xoft Inc.), Axxent & #xae; FlexiShield Mini, Model F5300(2)

April 13, 2011 12:42 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

Reason for Recall: Xoft Axxent Flexishield Mini product may shed particles of tungsten. After use for IORT in breast tissue, these particles can be mistaken for suspicious calcifications during follow up X-rays or scans.

Class I Medical Device Recall: iCAD (formerly Xoft Inc.), Axxent & #xae; FlexiShield Mini, Model F5300

April 13, 2011 12:41 pm | Comments

Reason for Recall: Xoft Axxent Flexishield Mini product may shed particles of tungsten. After use for IORT in breast tissue, these particles can be mistaken for suspicious calcifications during follow up X-rays or scans.

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RECOVER Analyses Highlighted Need to Address Motor, Sleep and Other Non-Motor Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease

April 13, 2011 11:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BRUSSELS, April 13, 2011 /- New rotigotine data shown in four poster presentations at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) in Hawaii, U.S., highlighted the importance in Parkinson's disease (PD) of addressing both motor- and non-motor symptoms, such as sleep....

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Tissue Engineering Shows Promise to Revolutionize Transplant Medicine

April 13, 2011 11:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SAN DIEGO, April 13, 2011 /- The engineering of replacement tissue shows promise to dramatically impact the treatment of patients with end stage heart failure.  While the field is still in early stages, researchers will discuss the potential for a revolutionary change in medicine at...

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TSX-listed corporate dividends and distributions declared April 13, 2011

April 13, 2011 10:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Dividends or distributions were declared or updated on the followed listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange on April 13, 2011.Bird Construction Inc. (TSX:BDT): $0.055. Payable May 20. Record Apr 29.Amica Mature Lifestyles Inc. (TSX:ACC): $0.085. Payable Jun 15. Record May 31.Bird...

Beech Tree starts urinary incontinence trial

April 13, 2011 10:40 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Beech Tree Labs Inc. of Providence, R.I., has started a Phase 1/2a clinical trial for its UISH001 therapeutic agent to treat urinary incontinence.

Jackson Lab cancer research gains $429K grant

April 13, 2011 10:40 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

A researcher at Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, has received a $429,933 to expand her work in studying microRNA therapies for lung cancer.

UnitedHealth CEO compensation grows 21 pct in 2010

April 13, 2011 9:45 am | by TOM MURPHY - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Health insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc.'s earnings rose 21 percent last year and so did the compensation it gave CEO Stephen J. Hemsley.Hemsley, 58, received compensation totaling $10.8 million, according to an Associated Press analysis of a regulatory filing made Wednesday by the Minnetonka, Minn.,...

ThermoGenesis Announces Registration of Res-Q in India; Commercial Sales Expected to Begin in Current Quarter

April 13, 2011 9:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., April 13, 2011 /- ThermoGenesis Corp. (NASDAQ: KOOL ), a leading supplier of innovative products and services that process and store adult stem cells, said today that its Res-Q™60 BMC System (Res-Q) has been registered by the Central Drugs Standard Control...

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