Speculation in the medical device industry continues to build as the industry waits for the FDA to unveil changes to its premarket notification submission process, also referred to as the 510(k) process.
Revised labeling to include cases of severe liver injury.
EXTON, Pa. , May 26 /- Kensey Nash Corporation (Nasdaq: KNSY ), a leading medical technology company that provides innovative resorbable biomaterial technology for a wide range of medical procedures, today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...
Stimulating the vagus nerve may help block phantom sounds by reorganizing the brain.
SHENZHEN, China , May 26 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Mindray Medical International Limited (NYSE: MR ), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices worldwide, today announced that it will present at J.P. Morgan China Conference 2010 in Beijing on June 10th-11th,...
With all but $2 million of the notes already turned in, Inverness Medical Innovations gives stragglers an extra two weeks to exchange unregistered notes maturing in February 2012. Inverness Medical Innovations Inc. (NYSE:IMA) is giving a handful of stragglers a little extra...
Scientists are reporting that they have designed and created a genome and then used it to control a cell. Genome pioneer Craig Venter explains how the genome was made and how, one day, it might help scientists engineer bacteria for specific purposes, such as making fuel.
Scientists working with mice are reporting success in using stem cells to regrow cells related to hearing loss. Three researchers join host Ira Flatow to discuss the latest adult and embryonic stem cell research news, and explain how the research may be used in humans.
They look cuddly, but red-eyed treefrogs have a secret dark side. When Michael Caldwell, Smithsonian postdoctoral fellow, filmed the frogs under infrared light he saw a curious behavior: they started shaking. Caldwell and colleagues decode the shakes in Current Biology.
Now that the Library of Congress is archiving tweets and lawyers are using Facebook status updates in cross-examinations, how private are our online musings? Ira Flatow and guests discuss the ethical, legal and social issues associated with increasingly public social networking sites.
In 1834, Cambridge University historian and philosopher of science William Whewell coined the term "scientist" to replace such terms as "cultivators of science." Historian Howard Markel discusses how "scientist" came to be, and lists some possibilities that didn't make the cut.
Host: Marc Pelletier Primate face recognition, new cure for HVC, genetic base change, neanderthals and humans, and more. Guests: Dave Brodbeck, Ph.D., Andre Nantel, Ph.D., Vincent Racaniello, Ph.D., and George Farr, Ph.D. Show notes Comments and suggestions on Futures in Biotech. For a...
One in three adults in the UK do not brush their teeth for a recommended full two minutes per day, experts believe.
Stress caused by the 9/11 attacks may have led to an increase in miscarriages of male foetuses, US researchers say.