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Halozyme cutting 25 percent of its work force

October 12, 2010 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Halozyme Therapeutics Inc. said Tuesday it will cut 25 percent of its work force in a restructuring move.The company said it will decrease research relating to the discovery and preclinical assessment of new compounds, and instead focus on its core programs. Those programs include its midstage...

Incept BioSystems Completes First Human Clinical Trial of the SMART Start™ Embryo Culture System and Submits 510(k) Application to the FDA

October 12, 2010 6:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 12 /- Incept BioSystems, Inc. ("Incept"), a privately-held biomedical device company using patented, microfluidic technology developed at the University of Michigan, announced today the completion of the first U.S. human clinical trial of its proprietary, SMART...

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People With Disabilities Experience Their Possibilities at Abilities Expo in Atlanta, Georgia

October 12, 2010 6:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ATLANTA, Oct. 12 /- Thousands of people with disabilities, their families, caregivers, seniors, wounded veterans and healthcare professionals are expected to attend Abilities Expo on Friday, October 15, through Sunday, October 17, 2010 at the Cobb Galleria Convention Center. Admission is...

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InfraReDx Completes $21 Million Equity Financing

October 12, 2010 6:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 12 /- InfraReDx, Inc. , a medical device company developing intelligent cardiovascular diagnostic imaging technologies, today announced the completion of a $21 million equity financing. This round of investment attracted new institutions as well as existing...

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FABTECH 2010 Discussion Topic: Filling the Skilled Labor Gap

October 12, 2010 5:33 am | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | News | Comments

DEARBORN, Mich., October 11, 2010 — The need for skilled labor in the manufacturing industry will be among the leading topics of discussion at the 2010 FABTECH show in Atlanta, Nov. 2-4. Scores of American manufacturers report they face a labor gap as more and more baby boomers...

Save the date for: Powers in Microelectronics

October 12, 2010 5:33 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

On Thurday November 18, 2010 at Ecole d?Ingénieurs Polytech Tours, France.

Adeona Announces Five Scientific Publications on Role of Copper Toxicity and Zinc Deficiency in Alzheimer's Disease and Cognitive Decline

October 12, 2010 5:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 12 /- Adeona Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (Amex: AEN ) announced five scientific publications on the role of copper toxicity and zinc deficiency in Alzheimer's disease and cognitive decline. The author of all these publications is Adeona's scientific founder and...

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Reportlinker Adds Imaging Diagnostics Market in Poland 2010 - Development Forecasts for 2010-2012

October 12, 2010 5:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Imaging Diagnostics Market In Poland 2010 - Development Forecasts For 2010-2012...

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Fujitsu develops Gallium-Nitride HEMT power amplifier featuring high uutput power for millimeter-wave W-band

October 12, 2010 4:35 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Fujitsu Ltd. and Fujitsu laboratories of Tokyo and Kawasaki, Japan respectively, announced the development of a power amplifier using gallium nitride (GaN) high electron mobility transistors (HEMT) that puts out 1.3W for wireless communications in the millimeter-wave W-band

Canada's $7.1-Billion Medical Industry Presents Realm of Opportunities for Manufacturers

October 12, 2010 3:32 am | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | News | Comments

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, October 12, 2010 — With an increasing number of Canadian manufacturers looking to reinvent themselves in the midst of a changing industry, Canada’s $7.1 billion — and growing — medical sector presents a realm of opportunities for business...

Covidien Announces New Evidence That Underscores Clinical Value of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Repair Products

October 11, 2010 9:32 pm | by Covidien | News | Comments

Surgeons present preliminary results on two pioneering clinical trials for hernia repair at 32nd International Congress of the European Hernia Society ISTANBUL, Oct 12, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, announced that its hernia...

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National Semiconductor plans £20m Scottish investment

October 11, 2010 6:33 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

According to the Herrald Scotland National Semiconductor is planning to invest £20 million in its chip-making and design facility in Greenock and will increase the size of its permanent workforce over the next 12 months, The Herald has learned.

Medicare to Reimburse for TearLab Test

October 11, 2010 1:31 pm | by San Diego Business Journal | News | Comments

San Diego-based TearLab Corp., which is developing therapies for dry eye disease, announced that the Committee for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Oct. 8 published a proposed reimbursement rate for the company’s osmolarity test.

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Unique Cancer Survivors' Summit Unites Patients From Across the Nation to Celebrate Life

October 11, 2010 11:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 11 /- More than 120 cancer survivors and caregivers, cancer-treating physicians, and patient advocates gathered in San Diego to share their Proleukin® (aldesleukin for injection) treatment experiences.  The theme of the meeting, Celebrating Our (Un)Common Journey...

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Kaiser Permanente Leads the Nation in 12 Quality Measures

October 11, 2010 11:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 11 /- Kaiser Permanente leads the nation among all reporting commercial health plans with top marks in 12 quality measures. These conclusions were based on information in the 2010 National Committee for Quality Assurance's Quality Compass® data. Kaiser...

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