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Summary Box: Medtronic cuts year outlook after 1Q

August 24, 2010 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SOFT MARKET: Medical device maker Medtronic Inc. reported earnings Tuesday inline with analyst estimates. But weakening global demand for implants forced the company to cut full-year guidance.SALES SLUMP: Revenue fell 4 percent in the first quarter to $3.77 billion, impacted by unfavorable foreign...

Biogen developing test to detect risk from MS drug

August 24, 2010 7:32 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Biogen Idec has reported promising early data for a test to help determine which patients taking its multiple sclerosis drug, Tysabri, are at greatest risk for developing a rare but serious brain infection.

Bernard Gordon launches medical imaging startup Photo Diagnostics

August 24, 2010 7:32 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Bernard Gordon, founder and former CEO of Analogic Corp. and co-founder of NeuroLogica Corp., has started another company in Danvers-based Photo Diagnostic Systems Inc., and he's invested $5 million as the first institutional funding for the medical imaging startup.

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Power Inductors Designed for DC-DC Converter Applications

August 24, 2010 7:20 am | Taiyo Yuden (Usa) | Product Releases | Comments

Taiyo Yuden’s BRL2515 and BRFL2518 wire-wound power inductors offer industry-leading DC bias characteristics in a thinner, smaller size.

PVC Filter Monitors Designed for Water and Corrosive Liquids

August 24, 2010 7:14 am | Orange Research | Product Releases | Comments

PVC filter monitors from Orange Research measure differential pressure to check the health of filter media in filtration equipment for water and corrosive liquids.

Digital Microscopy System Provides 2- And 3-Dimensional Measurement

August 24, 2010 7:07 am | Olympus America Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The KH-7700 is an all-in-one portable digital microscopy system that is designed to provide observation, recording, and measurement for industrial and quality applications in such fields as medical device manufacturing.

System Enables Quick, Easy Flat Cable Mounting

August 24, 2010 6:57 am | Cicoil Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

The StripMount design makes it quick and easy to mount cables to any surface without the need for cable carriers, conduit, or other cable management hardware.

Medtronic cuts 2011 guidance on weaker demand

August 24, 2010 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medtronic Inc., the world's largest medical device maker, reported fiscal first-quarter earnings Tuesday in line with Wall Street expectations, but weaker global demand for medical implants forced the company to slash 2011 earnings expectations.The Minneapolis-based company reported...

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Made in America Will Go Away without Investment in STEM-based Education

August 24, 2010 6:36 am | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | News | Comments

DEARBORN, Mich., August 23, 2010 - The tagline “Made in America” will go away without increasing investment in STEM-based education. As skilled labor shortages continue to hold back various sectors of U.S. manufacturing, national organizations are looking at their investment...

New Roche deal could net Aileron $1.1B

August 24, 2010 6:36 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Aileron Therapeutics Inc., a Cambridge biotech focused on protein-based treatments, has entered into a development deal with Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche that could bring as much as $1.1 billion to Aileron.

Regenicin Appoints Amgen Co-founder Dr. Joseph Rubinfeld to Board of Directors

August 24, 2010 6:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, Aug. 24 /- Regenicin, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WDSTD ), a clinical-stage biotechnology company, announced today that Dr. Joseph Rubinfeld, one of the four original founders of Amgen, Inc., has agreed to join the company's board of directors. Dr. Rubinfeld will be instrumental...

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Latest BioTrends Report Provides Comprehensive Market Landscape of the Dialysis Vascular Access Market

August 24, 2010 6:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

EXTON, Pa., Aug. 24 /- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. recently published its TreatmentTrends®: Vascular Access report . This report is based on online survey results from over 150 physicians (general nephrologists, surgeons, interventional radiologists and interventional...

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Award-Winning U.S. Talk Show Host Montel Williams Joins Rex Bionics New International Advisory Board

August 24, 2010 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NORTH HARBOUR, New Zealand, Aug. 24 /- Rex Bionics Ltd., the company developing a robotic exoskeleton enabling wheelchair users to walk, announced formation of an International Advisory Board that includes Emmy Award-winning U.S. talk show host Montel Williams .  Also named to the...

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Echo Therapeutics Announces Successful Completion of Clinical Trial for Preludeâ„¢ SkinPrep System and 4% Lidocaine Cream

August 24, 2010 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FRANKLIN, Mass., Aug. 24 /- Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ECTE ), a company developing its needle-free Symphonyâ„¢ tCGM System as a non-invasive, wireless, transdermal continuous glucose monitoring system and its Preludeâ„¢ SkinPrep System for transdermal drug...

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+PLUSPAK (polymer bottle) Packaging Receives GE's Distinguished ecomagination(SM) Approval

August 24, 2010 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 24 /- GE Healthcare is proud to announce that + PLUS PAK (polymer bottle) packaging is now included in the company's ecomagination(SM) campaign.  + PLUS PAK, an innovative packaging container for contrast media, offers significant advantages over traditional...

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