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Dr. Mercola & #8217;s Marketed Camera For Uncleared Uses, FDA Says

April 22, 2011 2:30 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

The FDA has warned Dr. Mercola’s Natural Health Center for marketing Meditherm’s telethermographic camera for unapproved and uncleared uses.


Korean Devicemaker Warned Over CAPA, Complaint Procedures

April 22, 2011 2:30 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

Korean devicemaker Sometech has a received an FDA warning letter for violations related to corrective and preventive actions (CAPA), complaint handling and documentation procedures.


Invacare's chief compliance officer resigns

April 22, 2011 12:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Invacare Corp., which makes wheelchairs, crutches and motorized scooters, said Friday its chief compliance officer, Colleen Craven, resigned for personal reasons.The company said Doug Newlin, senior vice president of global engineering, will assume leadership of the company's regulatory...


Two New Studies in the British Medical Journal Find That Bayer's Yaz and Yasmin Birth Control Pills Have an Increased Risk of Blood Clot

April 22, 2011 11:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

PHILADELPHIA, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release is being issued by law firms RodaNast, P.C.; Levin, Fishbein, Sedran & Berman and Feldman & Pinto: According to two new studies published in the online edition of the British Medical Journal, Bayer's...


Brown & Toland Makes "Best Places to Work" List for Second Year in a Row

April 22, 2011 11:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO, April 22, 2011 /- Brown & Toland Physicians was named one of the 50 Best Places to Work in the San Francisco Bay Area for 2011. This is the second year in a row that the physician group has earned this prestigious recognition. (Logo:...


Royal Philips takes ownership bite of Corindus

April 22, 2011 10:37 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Corindus Inc., a vascular robotic systems developer in Natick, has formed a technology alliance with Royal Philips Electronics, which will gain a minority ownership stake in the company.

Tysabri (natalizumab): Update of Healthcare Professional Information

April 22, 2011 9:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

Label provides new information about the size of the risk of PML, rates of PML according to number of infusions, and the association of risk with other drugs that suppress immune system.


Tenet rejects new Community Health Systems bid

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

Tenet Healthcare Corp. said Friday that its board is rejecting Community Health Systems Inc.'s latest offer, which values Tenet at about $3 billion in cash.Tenet said the new offer of $6 per share still "grossly undervalues the Company and is not in the best interests of Tenet or its...


13th Leti Annual Review will present latest breakthroughs in healthcare, energy and information technologies

April 22, 2011 6:37 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

At the heart of MINATEC Innovation Campus, Leti is an applied research center for microelectronics and for information-and-healthcare technologies.

The SCOOTER Store Supports Fight Against Multiple Sclerosis

April 22, 2011 6:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, April 22, 2011 /- One hundred and eighty miles — Houston to Austin, Texas — that's the challenge bike riders in the BP MS 150 overcame on April 16 and 17 in a fund-raising event for Multiple Sclerosis. Team Freedom, a corporate team sponsored by The...


With cancer drug in trials, Mersana gets $6M

April 22, 2011 5:37 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Mersana Therapeutics Inc has raised $6 million of a planned $10 million debt round with private investors, the company reported in a regulatory filing on Thursday. The Cambridge company develops medicines using a proprietary, biodegradable polymer it calls Fleximer.

Best Doctors Inc. gets $20M from Japanese insurer

April 22, 2011 5:37 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Best Doctors Inc. has received a $20 million investment from Nippon Life Insurance Co., giving the Japanese insurer a minority stake in Best Doctors, which provides employers and individuals with access to a network of doctors and other medical experts for consultations and second opinions.

PLC Systems' Chief Financial Officer to Leave Company to Become CEO of Clinquest

April 22, 2011 5:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

FRANKLIN, Mass., April 22, 2011 /- PLC Systems Inc. (OTCBB: PLCSF), a company focused on innovative medical device technologies, today announced that its Chief Financial Officer, James G. Thomasch, will leave the company effective May 2, 2011, to become Chief Executive Officer at...


Daiichi Sankyo Receives First Market Approval in Japan for LIXIANA® (edoxaban), a Direct Oral Factor Xa Inhibitor, for the Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism after Major Or...

April 22, 2011 5:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

TOKYO, April 22, 2011 /- Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (hereafter, Daiichi Sankyo), announced today that the company has received its first marketing approval for LIXIANA® (JAN: Edoxaban Tosilate Hydrate, INN:edoxaban) 15 mg and 30 mg tablets, by the Ministry of Health, Labor and...


iMD Companies, Inc. Announces Expansion of OMI Operations

April 22, 2011 5:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

TAMPA, Fla., April 22, 2011 /- As a result of its recent acquisition announced yesterday of Optimum Mobile Imaging LLC ("OMI"),  iMD is actively seeking to dramatically expand its overall Medical Diagnostics operations. Currently operating mainly in the Phoenix area, iMD will expand...



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