Subscribe to MDT Magazine News

Generic Drug Industry Honors PCMA President & CEO Mark Merritt with Prestigious 'Outstanding Contribution' Award

March 3, 2011 9:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA), which represents the world's leading generic drug manufacturers and suppliers, has honored Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) President and CEO Mark Merritt with the...


Mass. woman files $100M lawsuit against Cigna

March 3, 2011 8:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

An employee of Cigna Healthcare Inc. has filed a $100 million federal lawsuit claiming the health insurer engages in a widespread pattern of gender discrimination and harassment against women.Contracting manager Bretta Karp of Shrewsbury says in the suit filed Thursday in Boston that the...

Report: Murray to make biotech trade mission

March 3, 2011 8:36 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Massachusetts Senate President Therese Murray plans to make a five-day trip to Finland in April to explore business opportunities with biotechnology companies..


Former WellCare execs charged with Medicaid fraud

March 3, 2011 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

A grand jury has indicted five former executives of WellCare Health Plans Inc., alleging they pocketed Medicaid money designated for patient care.Thursday's announcement comes nearly four years after the FBI raided the company's Tampa office in 2007.Prosecutors have said the company inflated...

Sperm quality and counts worsening in Finland

March 3, 2011 7:38 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) A new study published in the International Journal of Andrology reveals that semen quality has significantly deteriorated during the last ten years in Finland, a country that previously was a region with high sperm counts.


Charles River, Pfizer to supply gene-modified test animals

March 3, 2011 7:37 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Wilmington's Charles River Laboratories International Inc. has landed a marketing and distribution deal with Pfizer Inc. to provide the biopharmaceutical giant with genetically modified research models - read, test animals - that will be sold to the biomedical research community worldwide.

CPEX Pharmaceuticals responds to merger backlash

March 3, 2011 6:39 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

CPEX Pharmaceuticals Inc. has sent its shareholders a letter urging approval of its $76.6 million acquisition by FCB I Holdings Inc., announced in January. The letter was issued in response to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, by CPEX backer Mangrove Partners,...

Advanced Market Research for Medical Device Manufacturers

March 3, 2011 6:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

DENVER, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AORN Works , a subsidiary of the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN), announced that its market research and surgical insights division will lead the strategic priorities of its business. (Logo:...


Pioneer® Surgical Announces New International Sales V.P.

March 3, 2011 6:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

MARQUETTE, Mich., March 3, 2011 /- Tom McLeer, GM of Spine and Chief Marketing Officer for Pioneer Surgical, with corporate headquarters located in Marquette, MI, announces the appointment of Jim St. John to the position of Vice President International Sales. Jim has 25 years of...


Masimo to Present at the Roth Growth Stock Conference

March 3, 2011 6:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

IRVINE, Calif., March 3, 2011 /- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI ) today announced that its management is scheduled to present at the Roth 23rd Annual Growth Stock Conference at the Ritz-Carlton in Laguna Niguel, Calif. on Tuesday, March 15, 2011, at 9:00 a.m. P.T.  A live audiocast of the...


Educational Efforts Reduce COPD Costs by $3.4 Million in East Texas Study

March 3, 2011 6:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released by the UNT Health Science Center shows that residents of 12 counties in East Texas are breathing a little easier due in part to a year-long education campaign conducted by the health science center's Center...


Cornerstone Therapeutics profit falls on expenses

March 3, 2011 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc. said Thursday its fourth-quarter profit fell on higher general and administrative costs because of co-promotion expenses for several drugs.The company earned $792,000, or 3 cents per share, compared with profit of $2.7 million, or 10 cents per share, a year ago....

OraSure, Roche get FDA clearance for drug tests

March 3, 2011 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

OraSure Technologies Inc. and partner Roche said Thursday the Food and Drug Administration cleared the companies' drug tests for use with the Intercept drug testing system.The approved oral tests seek to find traces of abuse for drugs including cocaine, opiates and methamphetamine. OraSure...

Syneron Named to MDB Capital Group's "Best & Brightest" List

March 3, 2011 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Syneron Medical Ltd. (NASDAQ: ELOS), the leading global aesthetic device company, announced today that it has been included in MDB Capital Group's "Best & Brightest" list of 150 innovative leaders for 2011.MDB's Best & Brightest list is drawn from the universe of public companies with at...

FCC Approval of Finite Element Method for Biomedical Transmitters Puts ANSYS Software in the Spotlight

March 3, 2011 4:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

PITTSBURGH, March 3, 2011 /- For specific electromagnetic applications in the healthcare industry, HFSS™ software from ANSYS (Nasdaq: ANSS ) can now provide proof that a biomedical device transmitter design meets Federal Communications Commission (FCC) standards -- a ruling that...



You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.