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FDA Clears Single-Use Antibacterial Surgical Respirator

April 8, 2011 12:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared the SpectraShield 9500 N95 surgical respirator, a device that kills 99.99 percent of three different kinds of bacteria when exposed to its outer surface. (Logo:  ...

FDA Clears Test for Bacteria That Can Cause Serious Intestinal Disease

April 8, 2011 11:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today cleared a test called the Cepheid Xpert C. difficile/Epi assay that is designed to rapidly detect the toxin B gene associated with Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), a cause of...


Hospital-Physician Alignment Drives Improved Health Care and $4.6M Savings

April 8, 2011 11:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2011 /- The current era of health care reform has intensified the pressure on hospitals and health systems nationwide to contain the growing cost of providing health care while improving the quality of care delivered.   (Logo:...


TSX-listed corporate dividends and distributions declared April 8, 2011

April 8, 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 08, 2011.Carfinco Income Fund Trust Units (TSX:CFN.UN): $0.025. Payable Apr 29. Record Apr 20.O'leary Bric-plus Incm&growth Fund Transfr Un (TSX:OBF.UN): $0.05. Payable May...

Alnylam extends Canadian research collaboration

April 8, 2011 10:39 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc., a Cambridge RNAi-focused therapeutics firm, is extending a research collaboration focused on the discovery of cationic lipids and originally started in 2009 with AlCana Technologies Inc. and The University of British Columbia.

Tarpon Biosystems adds funding to drug purification biz

April 8, 2011 10:39 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Tarpon Biosystems Inc., a Worcester-based firm offering drug-purification equipment and processes, is taking in $786,000 in a debt offering, per a regulatory filing.

The Overuse of "Stat" in Imaging Centers

April 8, 2011 10:34 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | Comments

Once upon a time, when I worked primarily in hospitals, “stat” referred to emergencies, or at least something with real urgency (such as the patient is being cleared to have surgery tomorrow morning, etc.). After leaving the inpatient (and ER) world for outpatient imaging centers, I...


Is Cargo Screening Damaging Your Medical Imaging Film?

April 8, 2011 10:34 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | Comments

Researchers at the International Imaging Industry Association (I3A) examined potential damage to imaging materials entering the country as cargo, which is being screened by high-energy X-ray equipment. Indeed, one kind of X-ray machine is likely to cause damage to medical imaging films,...


Biofield Corporation's 51% Owned Subsidiary Agrees to Deal Appointing McKinley Infocapital as Korean Exclusive Distributor of Breast Cancer Diagnostic System; Contract has Pot...

April 8, 2011 10:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NEW YORK, April 8, 2011 /- Biofield Corp. (OTC Pink: BZEC) announced today that its 51% owned subsidiary, Sky Unicorn Holdings Ltd., has engaged McKinley Infocapital as its exclusive distributor in Korea for its flagship product, the Biofield Breast Diagnostic System (BDS).  McKinley...


Ambrilia Biopharma's directors resign as company prepares to file for bankruptcy

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

Ambrilia Biopharma Inc. says it's preparing to file under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, nearly two years after receiving court protection from creditors under another federal law. Ambrilia's shares (TSX:AMB) were delisted Monday.

Center to revolutionize chemical manufacture is open for business

April 8, 2011 8:41 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Strathclyde) A center for revolutionizing the way pharmaceuticals and other chemicals are made is being officially launched.

ImageXpres Posts OTC Markets 2010 Annual Report

April 8, 2011 8:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 8, 2011 /- ImageXpres Corporation (Pink Sheets: IMJX ), today officially reported its full-year 2010 financial results and annual report that highlighted the key business accomplishment during the past fiscal year ending December 31, 2010. Overall financial results...

Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2011 Earnings Release Conference Call

April 8, 2011 8:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

AUSTIN, Texas, April 8, 2011 /- Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. (NYSE: HGR ) announced today that it plans to report its results of operations for the quarter ended March 31, 2011, on Thursday, April 28, 2011. The Company plans to issue a press release announcing the results for the quarter...

New nutrition kitchens open at Downtown campus

April 8, 2011 8:38 am | by Arizona State University | Comments

The College of Nursing & Health Innovation marked the opening of its new Nutrition Instructional more

IPF drug fails in new trial

April 8, 2011 8:37 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Thoracic Society) A new study has demonstrated no significant benefit of taking the drug bosentan for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).


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