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Saints Medical Center and ZOLL Medical Corporation Enter Collaborative Agreement

January 6, 2011 7:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

LOWELL, Mass., Jan. 6, 2011 /- Saints Medical Center, a leading non-profit healthcare facility in the Greater Lowell area, is pleased to announce it has entered into a multi-faceted agreement with ZOLL Medical Corporation (Nasdaq: ZOLL ) of Chelmsford, Mass., a leader in comprehensive...


SV Life Sciences Promotes 30-Year MedTech Veteran Paul LaViolette to Partner

January 6, 2011 7:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BOSTON, SAN FRANCISCO and LONDON, Jan. 6, 2011 /- SV Life Sciences ("SVLS") today announced the promotion of Paul LaViolette to Partner. Mr. LaViolette joined SVLS in early 2009 as Venture Partner. "Since joining SVLS, Paul has successfully applied his tremendous experience with...


Isis Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 29th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

January 6, 2011 7:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 6, 2011 /- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIS ), the leader in antisense therapeutics, today announced that management will present a company overview at J.P. Morgan's 29th Annual Healthcare Conference on Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. PST at the...


Century Park Capital Partners Announces the Recapitalization of Cirtec Medical Systems, LLC

January 6, 2011 7:34 am | Comments

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 6, 2011 /- Century Park Capital Partners is pleased to announce that it led the recapitalization of Cirtec Medical Systems, LLC ("Cirtec") along with Charter Oak Equity and the company's founders. Cirtec is a leading provider of client focused, comprehensive medical...

Microbix Biosystems CEO sells 250,700 shares, reinvests proceeds in subsidiary

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

Microbix Biosystems Inc. (TSX:MBX) CEO William J. Gastle sells 250,700 shares in the company, reinvests proceeds of just over $100,00 in Microbix majority-owned subsidiary Crucible International Biotechnologies Corp..

Skilled Healthcare boosts 2010 estimate

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

Nursing home operator Skilled Healthcare Group Inc. on Thursday boosted its full-year profit estimate, citing better-than-expected results from the hospice and home health care units.The company now expects adjusted earnings between $1.01 and $1.04 per share on revenue between $816 million and...

Graphene grains make atomic patchwork quilts

January 6, 2011 6:35 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

A quick look at new Cornell research hints at colorful patchwork quilts, but they are actually pictures of graphene -- one atom-thick sheets of carbon stitched together at tilted interfaces.

Avedro's laser surgery tech attracts $6.3M

January 6, 2011 6:35 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Laser vision technology startup Avedro Inc. has added almost $1.7 million to a securities offering that brought the company $4.6 million in July, according to an amended regulatory filing.


DK Sinopharma, Inc. Reviews its Honors of the Year 2010

January 6, 2011 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

XI'AN, China, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- DK Sinopharma, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DKSP ) ("DK Sinopharma" or the "Company") reviewed the honors received in the year of 2010 to celebrate the achievements and successes over the past year. In February 2010, the Company won...


What About Us? The State of Women's Sexual Health in Question

January 6, 2011 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SADDLE BROOK, N.J., Jan. 6, 2011 /- The FDA's nod to a new testosterone gel for men will expand the options they have to address the problems of sexual dysfunction. "So where does this leave women?" asks Rachel Braun Scherl, president of Semprae Laboratories, Inc. The announcement of the...


Weight-loss surgery improved female urinary problems but male erection issues got worse

January 6, 2011 5:36 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) Women who underwent gastric band surgery to lose weight reported significant improvements in urinary function and quality of life after the operation. But men undergoing the procedure did not enjoy the same significant urinary function improvements as the women....


Tomatoes found to contain nutrient which prevents vascular diseases

January 6, 2011 5:35 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) They are the most widely produced fruit in the world and now scientists in Japan have discovered that tomatoes contain a nutrient which could tackle the onset of vascular diseases. The research, published in the journal Molecular Nutrition & Food Research, reveals...


Pro-Pharmaceuticals pulls in $3M from stock financings

January 6, 2011 5:35 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Newton biotechnology firm Pro-Pharmaceuticals Inc. has closed a $2.1 million private placement offering, in addition to taking in about $1 million from the exercise of common stock warrants.

Neuroptix nabs $4.6M financing

January 6, 2011 5:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Acton-based Neuroptix Corp. has sold $4.6 million of a planned $9.1 million offering of equity and option or warrant securities, according to a regulatory filing. The company is developing combined optical scanning devices and diagnostic agents for the early detection of Alzheimer's disease.

Echo Therapeutics calls on $5.5M in new funding

January 6, 2011 4:36 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Echo Therapeutics Inc., a medical technology company making a needle-free monitoring and drug delivery system, has taken in $5.5 million in a set of new financing deals led by its majority shareholder Platinum Montaur Life Sciences LLC.


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