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IMS Health names Bousbib as new CEO

August 16, 2010 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Health-care market intelligence provider IMS Health Inc. on Monday said United Technologies Corp. executive Ari Bousbib will become its chief executive officer on Sept. 1.Bousbib, 48, was most recently president of United Technology's commercial companies, which include Otis Elevator Co. and...

FDA Proposes Withdrawal of Low Blood Pressure Drug

August 16, 2010 1:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today proposed to withdraw approval of the drug midodrine hydrochloride, used to treat the low blood pressure condition orthostatic hypotension, because required post-approval studies that verify...

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Midodrine hydrochloride: FDA Proposes Withdrawal of Low Blood Pressure Drug

August 16, 2010 1:31 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Companies failed to provide evidence of clinical benefit of midodrine hydrochloride because required post-approval studies that verify the clinical benefit of the drug have not been done.

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Endologix Enters Development Agreement and Exclusive License for Balloon Expandable Stent Technology

August 16, 2010 10:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 16 /- Endologix, Inc. (Nasdaq: ELGX ), developer of minimally invasive treatments for aortic disorders, announced today that it has entered into a development agreement and exclusive license with Evasc Medical Systems Corp., for its balloon expandable stent...

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Springer adds Neurotherapeutics to journals portfolio

August 16, 2010 10:33 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Springer) Beginning in 2011, Springer will publish Neurotherapeutics, the official Journal of the American Society for Experimental NeuroTherapeutics. With the switch to Springer, Neurotherapeutics will change its format of publishing review articles only to offering original research...

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PRA International Hosts Audio Conference on CV Drug Development

August 16, 2010 10:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 16 /- PRA International, a leading Clinical Research Organization, will host an audio conference on strategies for successful cardiovascular (CV) drug development on 24 August 2010 at 11:30 am (EDT). Dr. Michael Kirchengast, Vice President and Head of PRA's Scientific...

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NSF Awards $3M Stem Cell Bio-Manufacturing Program to Georgia Tech

August 16, 2010 10:33 am | by Georgia Tech Institute of Technology | News | Comments

The NSF has awarded $3 million to Georgia Tech to fund a unique research program on stem cell bio-manufacturing. The effort is focused on developing engineering methods for stem cell production to meet the anticipated demand for stem cells.

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VSL#3 Probiotic Shown Effective in Dietary Management of Children With Irritable Bowel Syndrome

August 16, 2010 10:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New data show that VSL#3, a high-potency probiotic medical food, provides effective dietary management of children affected with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).   Until recently, little has been done to understand the role of...

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Bruker Corp. spends $229M on Veeco business deal

August 16, 2010 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Scientific instruments maker Bruker Corp. has agreed to acquire a portion of the business of Veeco Instruments Inc. for $229 million in cash.The Billerica, Mass., company said Monday it will buy the Scanning Probe Microscopy and Optical Industrial Metrology instruments business in a deal it...

Brush and Brushless DC Motors Can Be Customized

August 16, 2010 7:44 am | Ametek Technical & Industrial Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

A variety of custom options can be specified to equip Pittman brush-commutated and brushless DC motors with tailored solutions to satisfy particular application demands.

Thermally Conductive Epoxy Features Cryogenic Serviceability

August 16, 2010 7:37 am | Master Bond, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Master Bond EP30FLAO is a two component epoxy resin system for high performance potting, bonding, sealing, and coating. It is extremely versatile and can be used in a wide variety of cryogenic applications.

Nile Therapeutics Reports 2010 Second Quarter Financial Results

August 16, 2010 7:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 16 /- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NLTX ), a company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for heart failure patients, today announced its second quarter financial results for 2010. Financial ResultsFor the three months ended June 30, 2010, Nile...

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Interleukin Genetics Moves Trading of Stock to OTCQB Marketplace

August 16, 2010 7:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 16 /- Interleukin Genetics, Inc. (OTCQB: ILIU) today announced that trading of shares of the Company's common stock will be transferred from the NYSE Amex to the OTCQB™ Marketplace effective today, August 16, 2010. Investors in the Company can trade the...

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PLC Systems Reports Second Quarter 2010 Results

August 16, 2010 7:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FRANKLIN, Mass., Aug. 16 /- PLC Systems Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PLCSF ), a company focused on innovative cardiac and vascular medical device-based technologies, today reported financial results for the three- and six month periods ended June 30, 2010. Second quarter 2010 total revenues...

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North American Spine Welcomes Robert R. Bulger, M.D. to Dallas Physician Group

August 16, 2010 7:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DALLAS, Aug. 16 /- North American Spine is pleased to announce that Robert R. Bulger, M.D. has joined our group to help further the advancement of minimally invasive back pain treatment techniques.  The AccuraScope™ Discectomy and Neural Decompression (D.N.D.) procedure treats...

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