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Waismann Method Extends Aid in an Effort to Make Treatment More Widely Available

October 13, 2010 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 13 /- In support of recent and upcoming national drug take-back programs encouraging people to surrender unused, unwanted and expired medications, the medical professionals who perform the Waismann Method of Opiate Detoxification today announced they will...

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Federal Register: Innovations in Technology for the Treatment of Diabetes: Clinical Development of the Artificial Pancreas (an Autonomous System); Public Workshop

October 13, 2010 6:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The topics to be discussed are the current state of device systems for autonomous systems for the treatment of diabetes mellitus, the challenges in developing this expert system using existing technology, a discussion of the clinical expectations and...

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"SpectroPen" Could Aid Surgeons in Detecting Edges of Tumors

October 13, 2010 5:32 am | by Georgia Tech Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Biomedical engineers are developing a hand-held device called a SpectroPen that could help surgeons see the edges of tumors in human patients in real time during surgery.

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Biomet 1Q sales disappoint, rising 2 percent

October 13, 2010 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical device maker Biomet Inc. said Wednesday its sales rose 2 percent in the first quarter, slower than the privately held company had expected.Biomet's quarterly results are considered an indicator on the state of the orthopedic device industry because it reports results before most of its...

Boston Scientific Announces Global Launch of Journey™ Guidewire

October 13, 2010 4:31 am | by Boston Scientific | News | Comments

Major advance in guidewire technology for challenging peripheral interventions

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The Partnership at Drugfree.org Comments on FDA Approval of Alkermes Opioid Dependence Medication

October 13, 2010 12:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval of Alkermes' opioid dependence medication (VIVITROL) for the prevention of relapse to opioid dependence following opioid detoxification is positive news for families of young adults and...

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Cellectis bioresearch Announces Establishment of Subsidiary in the US

October 13, 2010 12:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PARIS, Oct. 13 /- Cellectis bioresearch, a specialist in genome customization and subsidiary of Cellectis (Alternext: ALCLS), today announced that it has established a US subsidiary, Cellectis bioresearch Inc. Located at the Cambridge Innovation Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts,...

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Study Demonstrates Pine Bark Naturally Improves Tinnitus

October 13, 2010 12:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HOBOKEN, N.J., Oct. 13 /- More than 50 million Americans will experience some degree of tinnitus in their lifetime, according to the American Tinnitus Association.  Tinnitus is a hearing condition that causes the constant misperception of sound, including hissing, ringing and rushing...

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Hospital readmission studies: Influencing factors identified

October 12, 2010 9:31 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) In two studies published today in the Journal of Hospital Medicine, the risk factors for readmission to the hospital are examined based upon general medicine inpatients and those with at least two admissions in a six-month period. Alongside clinical factors such...

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Promising HIV prevention microbicide tenofovir gel being tested for safety of rectal use

October 12, 2010 9:31 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Microbicide Trials Network) Tenofovir gel, a vaginal microbicide that has shown promise for preventing HIV through vaginal sex, is being tested in a new trial looking at its safety and acceptability when used rectally. The results of the study, being led by the US National...

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Alchimer & Nagase sign exclusive agreement on 3D TSV plating chemistries

October 12, 2010 9:31 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Exclusive contract also includes demo facility to open in early 2011

3S in-house developed MEMS microphone to enter mass production in July 2011

October 12, 2010 9:31 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

According to Digitimes information, Solid State System (3S), a Taiwan-based NAND flash controller design house, expects its in-house developed single-chip MEMS microphone to enter mass production in July 2011.

Mass. gubernatorial candidates debate bio issues

October 12, 2010 8:31 pm | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Three Massachusetts gubernatorial candidates - Charlie Baker, Tim Cahill and Gov. Deval Patrick - took on the issue of how to promote the biotechnology industry in a forum sponsored by MassBio last week.

Metabolic Status Before Pregnancy Predicts Subsequent Gestational Diabetes

October 12, 2010 4:32 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 12 /- Cardio-metabolic risk factors such as high blood sugar and insulin, and low high density lipoprotein cholesterol that are present before pregnancy, predict whether a woman will develop diabetes during a future pregnancy, according to a Kaiser Permanente study...

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ALC to buy 9 senior housing properties for $27.5M(2)

October 12, 2010 3:46 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Assisted Living Concepts Inc. said Tuesday it has agreed to buy nine senior housing properties from HCP Inc. for about $27.5 million.Two of the properties are in New Jersey and the rest are in Texas. They have a combined 365 units and are 60 percent occupied.The properties are leased and...

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