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Researchers Uncover New Gene for Heart Failure in Caucasians

January 18, 2011 7:37 am | News | Comments

Nearly five million Americans live with heart failure, with as many as 700,000 new cases diagnosed each year. In addition to lifestyle factors, scientists have shown that heart failure has a strong heritable component, but identifying the responsible genes has been a major challenge. Now,...

Aastrom Biosciences receives US patent protection

January 18, 2011 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Aastrom Biosciences, which develops stem cell therapies, said Tuesday it has been granted a U.S. patent for its investigational expanded autologous cell therapy.The Ann Arbor, Mich., company said the patent supports the basis for a cellular therapy derived from its technology. Aastrom expands...

OMRON enhances product lineup of MEMS flow sensors for fuel cell systems

January 18, 2011 6:44 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

OMRON Corporation (TOKYO: 6645)(ADR: OMRNY) announced plans to release the D6F-70, a 70L/min MEMS flow sensor optimized for measuring the gas flow rate of fuel cell systems. OMRON also plans to release in FY2011 a similar MEMS flow sensor capable of measuring up to 200L/min. These...


STATS ChipPAC expands wafer level package offering with 300mm manufacturing in Taiwan

January 18, 2011 5:47 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

300mm wafer level packaging increases available capacity with additional technology and cost advantages.

New Cancer Marker May Aid Earlier Detection

January 18, 2011 5:45 am | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Repetitive stretches of RNA are found in high concentrations in cancer cells.

Lantheus lifts Gaffey to CFO role

January 18, 2011 5:45 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. of North Billerica has promoted Robert Gaffey to chief financial officer from his previous role as vice president, finance and information technology.

Independent Clinical Research Confirms Clinical Efficacy and Cost-Effectiveness of the SurgiCount Safety-Sponge® System

January 18, 2011 5:42 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

IRVINE, Calif. and DUBLIN, Ohio, Jan. 18, 2011 /- Results of a multi-year, independent clinical research study on retained surgical sponges published in the February edition of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety show that the institution implementing the SurgiCount...


New Online Resource Available Specifically for Patients and Their Caregivers Following a Heart Stent Procedure

January 18, 2011 5:42 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PARSIPPANY, N.J. and INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 18, 2011 /- Today, patient support group Mended Hearts, in partnership with Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company, launched the Stent Hub – an online resource for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients who were treated with...


Accuray Hires Chief Marketing Officer

January 18, 2011 5:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 18, 2011 /- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, announced today that Eric Pauwels has joined Accuray as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, effective January 17, 2011. Pauwels is a global industry...


Sanford-Burnham, Ortho Team Up on Alzheimer's Treatment

January 18, 2011 5:38 am | by San Diego Business Journal | News | Comments

Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute said it will work with a division of Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. to discover compounds for Alzheimer's disease and major psychiatric disorders.


Ohio Business, Health Care Leaders' Collaboration to Improve Patient Safety Results in Estimated Annual Savings of Nearly $13 Million

January 18, 2011 5:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 18, 2011 /- A unique collaborative effort among business leaders and health care providers to make Ohio the safest place in the nation for health care has led to more than $12.8 million in health care savings, more than 900 fewer patient days spent in the hospital and...


Vasomedical Reports Financial Results for the Quarter Ended November 30, 2010

January 18, 2011 5:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WESTBURY, N.Y., Jan. 18, 2011 /- Vasomedical, Inc. ("Vasomedical") (OTC Bulletin Board: VASO ), a global provider of medical devices, today announced financial results of the three months ended November 30, 2010. Vasomedical is a world leader in the noninvasive treatment of cardiovascular...


Luminex Corporation Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Earnings Release Scheduled for February 7, 2011

January 18, 2011 5:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 18, 2011 /- Luminex Corporation (Nasdaq: LMNX ) today announced that it expects to report results for the fourth quarter and full year 2010 on Monday, February 7, 2011. A press release announcing the results is scheduled for release after the close of trading. (Logo:...


Cancer institute to sponsor Oncolytics drug study

January 18, 2011 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Canadian drug developer Oncolytics Biotech Inc. said Tuesday that the U.S. National Cancer Institute will sponsor a midstage study of its experimental drug Reolysin as a potential treatment for patients with pancreatic cancer that has spread.The company said the study will compare Reolysin plus the...

PositiveID Corporation Completes Development of Temperature-Sensing Microchip

January 18, 2011 4:33 am | by PositiveID | News | Comments

PositiveID Corporation Completes Development of Temperature-Sensing Microchip



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