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Class I Medical Device Recall: Excelsior Medical Disposable Syringe with Normal Saline (0.9% Sodium Chloride, 5mL fill in 6mL syringe)

October 26, 2010 10:33 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The Excelsior Disposable 5mL fill in 6mL prefilled saline flush syringes are intended for the flushing of venous access devices (such as, inserted central catheters) and intravenous (IV) lines.

BU robotics research aims to straighten gaits

October 26, 2010 10:33 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

A Boston University professor has developed a robotics device designed to help prevent hip damage created by an incorrect gait. The goal is to correct a healthy patient’s walking gait early on so osteoarthritis doesn’t develop later in life.

MDS changing name to Nordion Inc. on Nov. 1; new TSX ticker symbol will be NDN

October 26, 2010 9:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical imaging company MDS Inc. (TSX:MDS) (NYSE:MDZ)announced Tuesday it will make its long-awaited name change to Nordion Inc. on Nov. 1.Along with the new name, the company will also change its stock ticker symbols to NDN on the Toronto Stock Exchange and NDZ on the big board in New York.The...

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Reportlinker Adds Endoscopy Devices Market Outlook in Belgium to 2016 - Endoscopy Visualization Systems, Flexible and Rigid Endoscopes, Capsule Endoscope Systems and Others

October 26, 2010 9:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Endoscopy Devices Market Outlook in Belgium to 2016 - Endoscopy Visualization Systems, Flexible and Rigid Endoscopes, Capsule Endoscope Systems and Others...

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BU research aims to straighten gaits

October 26, 2010 9:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

A Boston University professor has developed a robotics device designed to help prevent hip damage created by an incorrect gait. The goal is to correct a healthy patient’s walking gait early on so osteoarthritis doesn’t develop later in life.

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Installation of Next Generation Proton Therapy System Progressing Rapidly

October 26, 2010 9:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LITTLETON, Mass., Oct. 26 /- Still River Systems' groundbreaking proton therapy system is entering the final phase of installation at the Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO, a National Cancer Institute (NCI)...

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Rexahn to Use MedAvante Centralized Ratings in MDD Phase 2b Study

October 26, 2010 9:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HAMILTON, N.J. and ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 26 /- MedAvante, Inc., the leader in centralized expert evaluation of central nervous system (CNS) disorders, and Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: RNN ) a clinical stage pharmaceutical company developing and commercializing potential best in...

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Siemens Wins $25 Million Contract From Rush University Medical Center

October 26, 2010 9:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MALVERN, Pa., Oct. 26 /- Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, one of the top academic medical centers in the United States, has awarded a five-year, $25 million contract for medical equipment and health IT consulting services to Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. With the addition...

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Study Confirms Passive Safety Devices Are Most Effective in Needlestick Injury Prevention

October 26, 2010 9:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BETHLEHEM, Pa., Oct. 26 /- A landmark study of 22 million safety devices used in 61 French hospitals over a two-year period has confirmed the theory that passive, fully automatic safety devices offer significantly better protection against accidental needlestick injuries (NSIs) than early...

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Gentiva® Health Services to Present at the Oppenheimer and Credit Suisse Healthcare Conferences

October 26, 2010 7:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ATLANTA, Oct. 26 /-Gentiva Health Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTIV ), the nation's largest provider of home health and hospice services, announced today that it will present at the Oppenheimer 21st Annual Healthcare Conference in New York at 2:10 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 2, 2010 and the...

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Medical Parts Are Photo Etched

October 26, 2010 7:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tech-Etch has added to its manufacturing of light-gauge, metal parts for the medical industry through photo chemical etching, a process that produces intricate components with close tolerances.

Silicone Tubing Stocked in 49 Sizes

October 26, 2010 7:10 am | AdvantaPure | Product Releases | Comments

The wide selection—from 0.03 to 1.0 in. I.D.—is aimed at meeting the various application needs of the pharmaceutical, biomedical, and biotech industries.

DC-DC Converters Enable New Level of Miniaturization

October 26, 2010 6:58 am | Murata Power Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

The introduction of its high performance MTU1 series marks a step-change in the miniaturization of power modules, setting new standards for footprint, load regulation, and efficiency.

CO2 Laser Optics for Industrial Marking Lasers

October 26, 2010 6:43 am | Laser Research Optics | Product Releases | Comments

A full line of OEM quality replacement CO2 laser optics that includes lenses and mirrors, supplied plain or re-mounted, for popular industrial marking lasers is available from Laser Research Optics.

ARIAD reports positive test results, plans stock offering

October 26, 2010 6:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

ARIAD Pharmaceuticals Inc. has announced a stock offering to help fund tests on a treatment for chronic myeloid leukemia, while also reporting that a Phase 2 study of its treatment for endometrial cancer showed significant improvements in progression-free survival.

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