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MicroRNA Molecule May Serve as Biomarker, Target for Brain Metastases in Breast Cancer Patients

February 5, 2013 1:00 pm | by AACR | News | Comments

Researchers have identified two molecules that could potentially serve as biomarkers in predicting brain metastases in patients with breast cancer, according to data published in Cancer Research, a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research. Currently, most deaths from breast cancer are a result of metastatic disease.

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Arizona Bioscience Jobs Continue Rapid Growth During Economic Recovery

February 5, 2013 1:00 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 5, 2013--Arizona’s bioscience sector added jobs at nearly four times the national rate over the past decade and experienced double-digit job growth during the economic recovery, a new report shows. The new performance analysis of Arizona’s bioscience sector,...

Biomedical Structures and Modified Polymer Components Announce Merger

February 5, 2013 12:21 pm | by Biomedical Structures | Modified Polymer Components, Inc. | News | Comments

Biomedical Structures (BMS), a developer of biomedical textiles for medical devices and other advanced clinical applications, and Modified Polymer Components (MPC), which specializes in the design, rapid prototyping and manufacture of reliable, highly precise polymer components for medical device OEMs, today announced their merger.

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FDA Clears Sculptor Robotic Guidance Arm for Unicompartmental Knee Replacement Surgery

February 5, 2013 12:11 pm | by Stanmore Implants | News | Comments

Stanmore Implants, specialists in the design and manufacture of patient specific and modular orthopedic implants, announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration to market its Sculptor Robotic Guidance Arm™ for precision implant placement in unicompartmental knee surgery, also known as partial knee resurfacing.

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Conceptus Announces Enrollment of First Patient in European Clinical Trial for Next Generation Essure

February 5, 2013 11:34 am | by GlobeNewswire | News | Comments

Conceptus, Inc., developer of the Essure® procedure, the leading surgery-free permanent birth control method, announced today that it has initiated enrollment in its European clinical study designed to support the company's CE Mark application for its next generation Essure device.

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Single Row Series Added to Shrouded Male Connector Line

February 5, 2013 10:59 am | by MDT Staff | Mill-Max Mfg. Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Mill-Max is pleased to announce the addition of a single row option to our shrouded male pin connector line. Shrouded connectors are ideal for applications where a robust, secure connection is demanded...

Coordinate Measuring Machine

February 5, 2013 10:27 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Italian Coordinate Measuring Machine manufacturer COORD3 has released its 2013 CMM model range offering improved measuring performances. The 2013 CMM series offers the inclusion of the new PH10 PLUS...

Self-Clinching Fasteners

February 5, 2013 10:20 am | by MDT Staff | PennEngineering | Product Releases | Comments

PEM® SpotFast® self-clinching fasteners enable two sheets to be joined permanently in a flush-attachment connection without protrusions on either side. These practical alternatives to riveting or spot welding...

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LCD Preset Hourmeter for Maintenance

February 5, 2013 10:09 am | by MDT Staff | Enm Company | Product Releases | Comments

ENM Company recently announced its new PT12 Series LCD preset hourmeter for maintenance. This product allows customers to preset total hours and replace a failed meter without loss of total elapsed time.

Comparative Effectiveness Program Accepting Suppliers to Join Hospitals in Improving Healthcare Safety and Efficiency

February 5, 2013 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 5, 2013--The Premier healthcare alliance is accepting applications for the fourth wave of its QUEST® Comparative Effectiveness & Innovation Program ( QCEIP ), a voluntary program designed to evaluate products and clinical intervention in real-world...

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Roche's ACCU-CHEK Blood Glucose Meters Rank Highest in Overall Satisfaction in Study

February 5, 2013 10:00 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Adults living with diabetes in the United States reported highest satisfaction using Roche Diabetes Care's ACCU-CHEK products compared with other blood glucose meter manufacturers, according to the inaugural J.D. Power and Associates 2012...

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Cook Medical Study of Tibiopedal Access for Crossing of Infrainguinal Artery Occlusions Exceeds 50% Enrollment

February 5, 2013 9:03 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BLOOMINGTON, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 5, 2013--With more than 100 patients enrolled, Cook Medical has exceeded 50 percent enrollment in the Tibiopedal Access for Crossing of Infrainguinal Artery Occlusions trial. The first-of-its-kind, prospective, multicenter study is evaluating the retrograde...

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Janssen Neuroscientists Challenge Healthcare Industry to Create Integrated Approaches to Healthcare

February 5, 2013 9:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Janssen Research & Development, LLC, ("Janssen") announced today the publication of a new article that addresses integrated approaches to healthcare solutions. The authors challenge the healthcare industry to expand its thinking beyond product-focused, "magic bullet" drug development and ...

T2 Biosystems Announces Patent Covering T2Hemostasis

February 5, 2013 9:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 5, 2013--T2 Biosystems, a company developing direct detection products enabling superior diagnostics, today announced the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued patent 8,344,731 (the ‘731 patent), “NMR device for the detection of analytes”. The patent...

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BioElectronics Expands to the Czech & Slovak Republic

February 5, 2013 9:00 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

FREDERICK, Md., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BioElectronics Corporation (BIEL: OTCPink), maker of consumer medical devices, announced today that easyMed s.r.o has begun sales and distribution of the ActiPatch® Musculoskeletal Pain Relief and RecoveryRx™ Postoperative and...

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