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Virtual colonoscopy and teleradiology bring colorectal cancer screening to patients in rural areas

October 20, 2010 9:33 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American College of Radiology / American Roentgen Ray Society) Computed tomography colonography (CTC) -- otherwise known as virtual colonoscopy -- is feasible in remote health centers where optimal colonoscopy is limited, according to a study in the November issue of the American...

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FDA approves Boehringer Ingelheim blood clot treatment

October 20, 2010 5:33 pm | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Pradaxa, a drug developed by Boehringer Ingelheim Corp. to lower the risk of stroke and blood clots in patients with irregular heartbeats.

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Vascular Solutions 3Q profit up slightly on sales

October 20, 2010 2:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical device maker Vascular Solutions Inc. said Wednesday its third-quarter net income rose slightly as higher revenue outpaced higher costs.Profit rose to just under $1.5 million, or 9 cents per share, from just over $1.4 million, or 9 cents per share, during the same period a year prior....

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Vascular Solutions buys product line for $6.5M

October 20, 2010 2:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Vascular Solutions Inc. said Wednesday it bought assets related to the cardiovascular surgery products Expro Elite and Micro Elite from Radius Medical Technologies for about $6.5 million in cash.Vascular Solutions has been selling the products in the U.S. under a distribution relationship with...

TSX-listed corporate dividends and distributions declared Oct. 20, 2010

October 20, 2010 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Dividends or distributions were declared or updated on the followed listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange on October 20, 2010.Big Bank Big Oil Split Corp. Cl (TSX:BBO): $0.08. Payable Nov 12. Record Oct 29.Claymore Advantaged Cdn Bond Etf Units (TSX:CAB): $0.055. Payable Nov 04. Record...

GnRH Agonists: Label Change - Increased Risk of Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease (Update)(2)

October 20, 2010 1:31 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

New information warns about increased risk of diabetes and certain cardiovascular diseases (heart attack, sudden cardiac death, stroke) in men receiving these medications for the treatment of prostate cancer.

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GnRH Agonists: Label Change - Increased Risk of Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease (Update)

October 20, 2010 1:30 pm | News | Comments

New information warns about increased risk of diabetes and certain cardiovascular diseases (heart attack, sudden cardiac death, stroke) in men receiving these medications for the treatment of prostate cancer.

Alkermes' diabetes drug fails to get FDA nod

October 20, 2010 11:35 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Analysts and company officials at Alkermes Inc. have been taken by surprise by a U.S. Food and Drug Administration decision not to approve a drug candidate to treat type 2 diabetes, Bydureon.

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French society for emergency medicine to publish official journal with Springer

October 20, 2010 11:35 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Springer) La Societe francaise de medecine d'urgence has chosen Springer to publish its scientific research in a new French journal Annales francaises de medecine d'urgence. Bruno Riou, Professor on the Pierre and Marie Curie Faculty of Medicine at the Sorbonne Universities is...

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Simplify Medical Compliance and Audit Processes with Omnify Software

October 20, 2010 11:31 am | by omnifysoftware | Videos | Comments

PLC Medical is able to simplify their FDA/ISO compliance processes through training management, DHF and DHR reports,and electronic change management within Omnify as well as create an easier audit process.

Benefits of PLM Software for Medical Device Manufacturers-PLC Medical

October 20, 2010 11:31 am | by omnifysoftware | Videos | Comments

PLM Case Study: PLC Medical Systems, Inc, a leader in innovative technologies for the cardiac and vascular markets, discusses their use of product lifecycle management for FDA/ISO compliance

SME Education Foundation Funds Lake Fenton Middle School to Attend National Innovation Summit

October 20, 2010 9:34 am | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | News | Comments

DEARBORN, Mich., October 19, 2010 — Dreams do come true and hard work recognized. This time it’s high-fives all around as students and teachers at Lake Fenton Middle School, Fenton, Mich., celebrate being selected as one of twenty-five Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Model Schools, and...

Stealthy Anexon raises $7M for heart disease tech

October 20, 2010 9:33 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Stealthy cardiovascular biotech Anexon Inc. reports it has raised $7 million in new venture financing, naming the prestigious Mayo Clinic as an investor.

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ERT to Announce Third Quarter 2010 Results on November 4, 2010

October 20, 2010 9:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 20 /- ERT (Nasdaq: ERES ) announced today that it will release its results for the third quarter 2010 on Thursday, November 4, 2010, after the market closes. After the release, the Company will host a conference call at 5:00 PM EDT that day. For the conference call,...

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Accuray Ranked Number 113 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte's 2010 Technology Fast 500™

October 20, 2010 9:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 20 /- Accuray, Inc., (Nasdaq: ARAY ), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, announced today that it ranked number 113 on Technology Fast 500™, Deloitte's ranking of 500 of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and...

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