6 lots of Acetadote is being recalled as a precautionary measure based on observed particulate matter found in a small number of vials.
Lincare Holdings Inc., which provides home delivery of oxygen and respiratory therapies, said Monday its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 20 cents per share.The dividend is payable on Jan. 28 to stockholders of record as of Jan. 14.
DETROIT, Jan. 3, 2011 /- Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. (NYSE Amex: CPD ) announced that based on remediation efforts to date, it does not expect to commence the manufacture and distribution of products from its Detroit facility by the end of Caraco's Fiscal Year 2011, ending...
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 3, 2011 /- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, announced today that it has been named to the NASDAQ Global Select Market, the premier listing tier for NASDAQ companies. The NASDAQ Global Select Market is designated...
CHICAGO, Jan. 3, 2011 /- Advanced Life Sciences Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ADLS ), a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of novel drugs in the therapeutic areas of infection, oncology and respiratory diseases, announced today that...
Veridex, LLC Announces Collaboration to Develop Next-Generation Circulating Tumor Cell (CTC) Technology with Massachusetts General HospitalJanuary 3, 2011 4:32 am | News | Comments
RARITAN, N.J., Jan. 3, 2011 /- Veridex, LLC (Veridex) today announced a collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital to develop and commercialize a next-generation circulating tumor cell (CTC) technology for capturing, counting and characterizing tumor cells found in patients'...
MDT and ECN present the 2011 Medical Electronics Resource Guide. Inside: Find a list of products with contact information for numerous companies. Categories include: boards and modules; electromechanical and mechanical devices; integrated circuits; optoelectronics and displays; packaging and interconnects; passive and discrete components; power sources; sensors; test and measurement; and wireless system components.
Inside: Read about selecting the right tubing in “11 Critical Question Areas of Tubing,” from Duke Empirical, Inc. Shared are professionals’ opinions on device design, portable medical, and advanced materials. Additionally, read about value added packaging, sensors, connecting miniaturized devices, ceramic, packaging, miniaturizing magnetic switches, and look at a MD&W West Show preview.
Quality control issues involving Smith & Nephew’s ceramic acetabular hip implants have resulted in a warning letter.
Despite claims by the FDA and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that parallel review could expedite marketing of new devices, industry fears the opposite could happen, depending on how the program is implemented.
Complaints and Concerns about Medicare Competitive Bidding for Home Medical Equipment Can Be Reported Via a Toll-Free Number and WebsiteDecember 31, 2010 10:33 am | News | Comments
WASHINGTON, Dec. 31, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On January 1, 2011, Medicare starts a new "competitive bidding" program for durable medical equipment and supplies in nine metropolitan regions: Charlotte, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas-Fort Worth, Kansas City, Miami, Orlando,...
Leaf-cutter ants rely on their razor-sharp mandibles to snip leaves to pieces. But over time, their mandibles dull. Physicist Robert Schofield of the University of Oregon looked at what happens when the aging ants struggle with their snipping. He found they take on a new job.
In his new book, Present at the Creation, Amir D. Aczel tells the story of the European Organization for Nuclear Research's Large Hadron Collider. With the multibillion-euro collider, researchers hope to recreate the conditions that existed just after the Big Bang.
In his new book Fraser's Penguins, writer Fen Montaigne describes the effect climate change is having on Antarctica's penguins. Montaigne, ecologist Bill Fraser and Science Friday blogger Kayla Iacovino (currently in Antarctica) recount their experiences on the continent.
There may be more mythology about pouring, drinking and storing Champagne than there is about any other fermented grape juice. Chemist Richard Zare and food writer Harold McGee set the record straight on the proper protocol for enjoying sparkling wines this New Year's Eve.