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Analysis Finds U.S. Medical-Surgical Manufacturers Using GHX Market Intelligence Grew Revenue Faster Than Non-Users in 2009

July 29, 2010 9:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LOUISVILLE, Colo. , July 29 /- An analysis of medical-surgical sales through distribution conducted by GHX has found that among the top 100 U.S. medical-surgical manufacturers by dollar spend, those that use GHX Market Intelligence data grew medical-surgical revenue through distribution...


Vermillion to Host Conference Call and Web Cast to Present Company Update and Review Financial Results for the Second Quarter 2010

July 29, 2010 9:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

AUSTIN, Texas ,  July 29 /- Vermillion, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRML ), a molecular diagnostics company, will host a web cast and conference call to give a company update following issuance of Q2 financial results on Monday, August 16, 2010 . Conference Call Information To access the live...


Magellan Health 2Q profit rises 90 percent

July 29, 2010 8:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Magellan Health Services Inc. said Thursday that its second-quarter profit nearly doubled, and the health care outsourcing company raised its profit estimate for the year.Magellan's profit jumped 90 percent to $35.1 million, or $1.05 per share, from $18.5 million, or 53 cents per share, in the...


Dentsply International 2Q profit rises 3 percent

July 29, 2010 8:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Dental products maker Dentsply International Inc. said Thursday its second-quarter profit rose 3 percent as an improved global economy boosted its sales.Dentsply said it earned $72.4 million, or 49 cents per share, over the three months that ended June 30. That's up from $70.2 million, or 47...

Covidien reports bumps in sales and profit

July 29, 2010 8:37 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Medical device manufacturer Covidien plc has reported its third quarter results, including a 2 percent increase in net sales and net income of $364 million, compared with $281 million in the same quarter in 2009.


Suresh named chair of anesthesiology at Baylor College of Medicine

July 29, 2010 8:34 am | by Baylor College of Medicine | News | Comments

Dr. Maya S. Suresh was named chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at Baylor College of Medicine by the college's board of trustees Wednesday. "Dr. Suresh has a clear vision for the future of this important discipline at Baylor College of Medicine," said Dr. Stephen Spann, senior vice...


Cubicin (daptomycin): Drug Safety Communication - Risk of Eosinophilic Pneumonia

July 29, 2010 8:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Cases of serious, potentially fatal pneumonia associated with the IV antibacterial drug Cubicin.


Low Pressure Sensor Features Digital Interface

July 29, 2010 8:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

Servoflo Corporation offers the MS5701 low pressure sensor with an I2C or SPI digital interface. Available in either differential or gauge models, the MS5701 can measure as low as ±2.5 in. H2O up to ±10 in.


Low-Power Op Amps Help Extend Battery Life

July 29, 2010 6:52 am | Microchip Technology, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc. offers MCP6401/2/4 Operational Amplifiers (Op Amps), which add to Microchip’s general-purpose op amp portfolio by providing lower power consumption in small packages.

Sheet Products Keep With Green Initiative

July 29, 2010 6:42 am | KYDEX, LLC | Product Releases | Comments

Created in response to customer requests for superior product at competitive prices, these materials are symbolic of KYDEX’s industry-leading culture of innovation.

Report: Sanofi may make $18.7B bid for Genzyme

July 29, 2010 6:36 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

French drug maker Sanofi-Aventis plans to make a formal bid to buy Genzyme Corp., for as much as $18.7 billion, Reuters news agency is reporting, quoting unnamed sources.

Intra-Cellular Therapies Announces the Successful Completion of a Phase Ib/II Study of ITI-007 in Patients with Schizophrenia

July 29, 2010 6:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK , July 29 /- Intra-Cellular Therapies, Inc. today announced the results from a Phase Ib/II clinical trial in patients with schizophrenia with ITI-007, the Company's unique, investigational new drug for the treatment of schizophrenia.  The trial met its primary endpoint...


Shionogi Inc. Announces FDA Approval of CUVPOSAâ„¢ for the Treatment of Chronic Severe Drooling in Pediatric Patients With Neurologic Conditions

July 29, 2010 6:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. , July 29 /- Shionogi Inc., a U.S.-based group company of Shionogi & Co., Ltd., today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of CUVPOSA™ (glycopyrrolate), the first liquid treatment for patients ages 3-16 who suffer from chronic severe...


Vertical Lift Stage Offers 2 nm Resolution

July 29, 2010 6:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

Aerotech’s ANT130-5-V is a linear-motor-driven wedge-style vertical lift stage that provides the exceptional resolution, accuracy, and in-position stability required in nanopositioning applications, all while offering travel up to 5 mm.

Marina Biotech, Inc. Announces Upcoming Investor Conference Presentations

July 29, 2010 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Marina Biotech, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRNAD), formerly known as MDRNA, Inc., a leading RNAi-based drug discovery and development company, today announced that J. Michael French, Marina's President and Chief Executive Officer, will provide an overview of the Company and its progress in key...


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