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FDA warns Baxter about its 2 facilities in PRico

January 27, 2011 12:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Baxter International Inc., a medical products and services company, is addressing concerns cited in a warning letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration regarding two of its facilities in Puerto Rico, the company's spokeswoman said Thursday.The letter focuses on good manufacturing...

Discovery could lead to new therapies for asthma, COPD

January 27, 2011 12:33 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston) Researchers have proved that a single "master switch" enzyme, known as aldose reductase, is key in producing excess mucous that clogs the airways of people with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.


SiTime introduces first MEMS based programmable clock generator with LVCMOS and differential outputs

January 27, 2011 11:33 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

Unique SiT9105 expands clock generator portfolio and offers up to 66% board area reduction.


Researchers uncover link to increased atherosclerosis risk in lupus patients

January 27, 2011 10:33 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) Researchers in China have demonstrated interferon-alpha (IFN-a) is associated with increased risk of atherosclerosis in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. For the first time, IFN-a priming was shown to promote lipid uptake and foam cell formation -- a...


Vets to Provide Free Dog Heart Checks in West Palm Beach

January 27, 2011 9:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 27, 2011 /- The Mobile Dog Heart Health Tour is heading to West Palm Beach for an afternoon of free heart health examinations at Dreher Dog Park. From 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, January 29, certified veterinary cardiologists will perform on-site heart screenings...


Free Dog Heart Checks in Jacksonville

January 27, 2011 9:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 27, 2011 /-The Mobile Dog Heart Health Tour is heading to Jacksonville for an afternoon of free heart health examinations at the St. Johns Town Center from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, January 28.  Certified veterinary specialists will perform on-site heart...


China Sky One Medical Receives Medical Industry Awards

January 27, 2011 9:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

HARBIN, China, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Sky One Medical, Inc. ("China Sky One Medical" or "the Company") (Nasdaq: CSKI ), a leading fully integrated pharmaceutical company in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that Heilongjiang Tianlong Pharmaceutical,...


For January 26, 2011, MSNBC - Part 1

January 27, 2011 8:45 am | by Ed SchultzAssociated Press | Comments

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Zimmer 4Q profit falls 78 percent on charge

January 27, 2011 8:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Orthopedic implant maker Zimmer Holdings Inc. said Thursday its fourth-quarter profit fell 78 percent on an impairment charge for its spine unit.The company reported net income of $34.9 million, or 18 cents per share, down from $155.2, or 74 cents per share, a year earlier. Sales rose 2 percent...

Dynatronics Named Contract Supplier to Amerinet's 50,000 Members

January 27, 2011 7:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 27, 2011 /- Dynatronics Corporation (Nasdaq: DYNT ) today announced another important milestone with the signing of an agreement to become a contract provider of physical medicine equipment to Amerinet's group of 50,000 members. Amerinet is one of the nation's...


Tenet signs coverage agreement with Keystone

January 27, 2011 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Tenet Healthcare Corp. reached an agreement with Keystone Mercy Health Plan that will provide coverage for two Philadelphia hospitals, the hospital operator said Thursday.Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.The agreement also covers physicians employed by subsidiaries of the two...

Novalung and Medos Start Cooperation

January 27, 2011 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 27, 2011 /- Following the acquisition of Medos Medizintechnik AG by the private equity fund Zukunftsfonds Heilbronn (" Future Fund of Heilbronn") the company will cooperate closely in the future with Novalung GmbH (Heilbronn, Germany), which is expected to...


Reportlinker Adds The 2011 Top Ten World's Leading Diagnostic Imaging Companies

January 27, 2011 6:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NEW YORK, Jan, 27, 2011 /- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: A unique multi-client study designed to provide diagnostic imaging...


Ben-Gurion U. researchers determine that a first medical opinion can influence the second

January 27, 2011 5:35 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) When the orthopedic surgeons knew that the first doctor had recommended a more interventional treatment, the doctor giving the second opinion was more likely to recommend one too. However, when those same doctors were...


Varian Medical Systems' Security and Inspection Products Group Receives Largest Single Order for IntellX Systems

January 27, 2011 5:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 27, 2011 /- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR ) today announced it has received a $21 million order from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for multiple IntellX® cargo container screening systems. The order, booked this month, represents the company's largest...



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