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TorkLaw Responds to FDA Warning Letter to St. Jude Medical Regarding Defective Heart Device; Now Representing Patients in 15 States

February 8, 2013 1:32 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LOS ANGELES , Feb. 9, 2013 /- Product liability law firm TorkLaw continues to pursue litigation against St. Jude Medical on behalf of injured patients and their families. In December 2011, the Food and Drug Administration issued a Class 1 recall for the St. Jude Medical Riata leads after many adverse events were being reported in patients. Studies showed that t...

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Galen Partners and International Business Forum Announce Details for Inaugural Healthcare Growth Capital Conference

February 8, 2013 9:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 8, 2013--The inaugural Healthcare Growth Capital Conference will be held on April 11 th, 2013, at the W Hotel in New York City. The conference is being co-sponsored by Galen Partners, a leading growth equity firm focused solely on the healthcare industry, and...

Data from St. Jude Medical RESPECT Trial for PFO Closure Highlighted at International Stroke Conference 2013

February 8, 2013 8:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 8, 2013--St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ), a global medical device company, today announced the presentation of additional data from its landmark RESPECT trial at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2013 in Honolulu. The RESPECT...

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IBM Watson Hard At Work: New Breakthroughs Transform Quality Care for Patients

February 8, 2013 12:30 am | by IBM | News | Comments

IBM, WellPoint, Inc. and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center today unveiled the first commercially developed Watson-based cognitive computing breakthroughs. These innovations stand alone to help transform the quality and speed of care delivered to patients through individualized, evidence based medicine.

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Two-Year Clinical Study Supports Safety and Efficacy of Covidien Revascularization Device

February 7, 2013 6:42 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MANSFIELD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 7, 2013--Covidien (NYSE:COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, today released the results of the Solitaire™ FR Thrombectomy for Acute Revascularization (STAR) study. The two-year study evaluated the safety and efficacy of the Solitaire FR...

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Two-Year Clinical Study Supports Safety and Efficacy of Covidien Solitaire™ FR Revascularization Device

February 7, 2013 6:42 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MANSFIELD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 7, 2013--Covidien (NYSE:COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, today released the results of the Solitaire™ FR Thrombectomy for Acute Revascularization (STAR) study. The two-year study evaluated the safety and efficacy of the Solitaire FR...

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Senate Follows House in Launching Medical Device Tax Repeal Bill

February 7, 2013 6:01 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Lawmakers deliver a 1-2-punch in launching parallel medical device tax repeal bills in the House of Representatives and then the Senate just a day apart. A bipartisan group of Senators today released a bill that would repeal the 2.3% medical device tax, closely following a parallel bill released in the House of Representatives yesterday.

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Ultrasonic Sealing Technology for Flexible Packaging

February 7, 2013 5:00 pm | by MDT Staff | Rinco Ultrasonics USA | Product Releases | Comments

Rinco Ultrasonics, a leading manufacturer of ultrasonic welding equipment, has unveiled breakthrough technology for ultrasonic film sealing of flexible packaging for dry and liquid foods, personal care items, and electronics.

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Heat Sinks for LED Modules

February 7, 2013 4:55 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Ohmite Manufacturing, a leading provider of thermal solutions and resistors for high current, high voltage and high energy applications, introduces a new line of heat sinks for single LED power modules.

Aluminum Breadboard Product Line

February 7, 2013 4:52 pm | by MDT Staff | Newport Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in lasers and photonics solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, introduces an expanded product line of low-cost aluminum breadboards and accessories for basic photonics research and OEM optical assemblies.

Judge Stays C.R. Bard Suit Against Hologic over Mammosite Device

February 7, 2013 4:50 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

A federal judge stays a patent infringement lawsuit filed by C.R. Bard subsidiary SenoRx over Hologic's Mammosite device for treating breast cancer. A federal judge in Delaware put a patent infringement spat between C.R. Bard subsidiary SenoRx and Hologic (NSDQ:HOLX) on hold for 90 days last week.

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American Association for Cancer Research to Host Congressional Briefing About Progress in Cancer Research

February 7, 2013 4:50 pm | by AACR | News | Comments

Deputy Director of the National Cancer Institute, Dr. Douglas Lowy, will address the audience. Event will showcase the AACR Cancer Progress Report, which is a call to action to make funding for the National Institutes of Health a national priority. A foremost expert in blood cancers will describe progress in multiple myeloma.

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5.2 kV Isolation Miniature DC-DC Converters

February 7, 2013 4:45 pm | by MDT Staff | Murata Power Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

Murata Power Solutions today announced the MEJ2 series of fully encapsulated compact through-hole 2 Watt DC-DC converters. Providing a pin-compatible upgrade path from Murata's NMJ, MEV1 and NMV series...

Compact DC/DC LED Drivers

February 7, 2013 4:36 pm | by MDT Staff | Micropower Direct Llc | Product Releases | Comments

The LD48 series, now available now from MicroPower Direct, is a family of miniature, DC/DC LED drivers. Specifically designed to power/control high brightness LEDs, these units feature a constant current output up to 1A, PWM & analog dimming, and efficiency to 97%.

Servo Drive-Based Solutions Satisfy Simple Single Axis Control

February 7, 2013 4:30 pm | by MDT Staff | Kollmorgen | Product Releases | Comments

With the recent additions of the AKD® PDMM and AKD® BASIC to its servo drive family, Kollmorgen now has available a complete suite of high-performance and scalable motion solutions that enable OEMs to simplify the design, reduce the size and improve the performance of virtually any machine.

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