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A Drug Shows Promise in Autism

September 14, 2010 9:35 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A chemical that alters chemical signaling seems to ease anxiety and other symptoms.

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Radiation exposure poses similar risk of first and second cancers in atomic bomb survivors

September 14, 2010 9:34 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center) The first large-scale study of the relationship between radiation dose and risk of multiple cancers among atomic bomb survivors in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, reveals a similar risk in the development of first and second subsequent cancers.

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Neurocrine Announces Top-Line Results of Corticotropin Releasing Factor Antagonist GSK561679 for Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder

September 14, 2010 5:36 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 14 /- Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: NBIX ) today announced top-line efficacy and safety results from a Phase II clinical trial utilizing Corticotropin Releasing Factor (CRF1) receptor antagonist GSK561679 in patients currently experiencing a major depressive...

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American Medical dispute returns to district court

September 14, 2010 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit sent a patent dispute between American Medical Systems Holdings Inc. and Biolitec AG back to district court.American Medical had sued Biolitec in 2007, claiming that company's Evolve SLV laser system infringed on patents for devices used in...

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Study shows tranquil scenes have positive impact on brain

September 14, 2010 1:37 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Sheffield) Tranquil living environments can positively affect the human brain function, according to researchers at the University of Sheffield.

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Microchip Launches Second Annual Embedded Designers’ Forum Technical Training Series at 100+ Global Locations and a Virtual Event

September 14, 2010 11:41 am | News | Comments

CHANDLER, Ariz., Sept. 14, 2010 [NASDAQ:  MCHP] — Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced the second annual Embedded Designers’ Forum (EDF)...

ACT lands patents for stem cell-derived eye treatment

September 14, 2010 11:38 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Advanced Cell Technology Inc. has won two patents related to its stem cell-derived regenerative technology used to treat eye disorders. The patents are expected to help the company move toward human clinical trials to treat Stargardt’s disease, as well as Age-Related Macular Degeneration.

NMT Medical board error prompts Nasdaq delisting notice

September 14, 2010 11:38 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

NMT Medical Inc., a provider of cardiac implants, has been notfied it no longer meets the requirements for listing on the Nasdaq Global Market, following the resignation of a board member who also sat on the company’s audit committee.

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Reportlinker Adds Cardiovascular Surgery Devices - Global Pipeline Analysis, Opportunity Assessment and Market Forecasts to 2016

September 14, 2010 11:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Cardiovascular Surgery Devices - Global Pipeline Analysis, Opportunity Assessment and Market Forecasts to 2016...

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Reportlinker Adds Global Coronary Stents Pipeline Analysis, Opportunity Assessment and Market Forecasts to 2016

September 14, 2010 11:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK Sept. 14 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Coronary Stents Pipeline Analysis, Opportunity Assessment and Market Forecasts to 2016...

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Reportlinker Adds Respiratory Devices - Global Pipeline Analysis, Opportunity Assessment and Market Forecasts to 2016

September 14, 2010 11:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Respiratory Devices - Global Pipeline Analysis, Opportunity Assessment and Market Forecasts to 2016...

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New treatment for rabies advances after successful phase 1 trial in India

September 14, 2010 11:34 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Massachusetts Medical School) MassBiologics at the University of Massachusetts and the Serum Institute of India announced today that a newly completed Phase 1 study of a monoclonal antibody to rabies (RAB-1) showed positive results for the new therapy, which has the...

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Vertebroplasty gets boost, but doubts on value remain

September 14, 2010 11:34 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

A new study on vertebroplasty adds weight to the argument the procedure is safe and effective for patients with acute osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures.

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Despite MR recommendation, facilities will continue CT use

September 14, 2010 11:34 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

The American Academy of Neurology’s new guidelines on using MRI for stroke may represent best practice, but practical issues remain, interviews with several experts revealed.

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AAIPharma Services Corp. Names Patrick Walsh Chief Executive Officer

September 14, 2010 11:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WILMINGTON, N.C., Sept. 14 /- AAIPharma Services Corp., a leading provider of pharmaceutical product development services for more than 30 years, announced today that it has appointed Patrick D. Walsh to chief executive officer.  Water Street, a strategic private equity firm focused...

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