(Association for Professionals in Infection Control) Rapid identification and aggressive infection control measures allowed a Dallas hospital to stop the spread of Acinetobacter baumannii, a type of bacteria that has become increasingly prevalent in healthcare facilities and is...
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Worcester-based RNAi-focused therapeutics firm RXi Pharmaceuticals Corp. has won an Advanced Technology Small Business Innovation Research grant in the amount of $300,000 per year for two years.
Federal Register: Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Testing Communications on Medical Devices and Radiation-Emitting ProductsJuly 13, 2010 5:41 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments
The FDA is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency.
The FDA plans to overhaul its regulation of the increasingly common diagnostic tests.
In the life sciences industry, Customer Service and Operations directors face the challenge of maintaining high margins to absorb soaring drug development costs while keeping customers happy and away from the competition.
Federal Register: Oversight of Laboratory Developed Tests; Public Meeting; Change of Meeting LocationJuly 13, 2010 5:32 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments
The public meeting will be held at The Marriott Inn & Conference Center, University of Maryland University College, 3501 University Blvd. E, Hyattsville, MD 20783.
First Financial Bank of Bessemer has been ordered to hand over financial records about pastor J. Scott Moore, who is suspected by HealthSouth Corp. of hiding money for Richard Scrushy, the company's former CEO.The Jefferson County Circuit Court late last week authorized subpoenas ordering the...
Robert J. Ensminger, President of The Arthur G. Russell Co., Inc., highlights the capabilities of the company as an automation systems solution provider for medical device manufacturers. Additionally, he discusses the value of custom capabilities when implementing an automation solution...
Phil Baratti, Applications Engineering Manager at Epson Robots, shows several new robots with enhanced functionality for medical device manufacturing. Visit http://www.robots.epson.com to find out more about Eastman Chemical Co.
BATRAC is now called Tailwind and is a medical device used to rehabilitate arm movement at home.
Host: Marc Pelletier Nobel Laureate Dr. Mario Capecchi teaches us how to use a mouse to dissect the human genome and understand disease. Guest: Mario Capecchi, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Human Genetics and Biology at the University of Utah, and Investigator with the Howard Hughes...
Using data collected by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, researchers say they’ve found evidence that more of Mars than previously thought was once covered by water. Science News astronomy writer Ron Cowen describes the research and other recent news about Mars and its watery past.
Scientists are cutting and pasting genes to create engineered organisms that may yield new vaccines and biofuels, but what are the ethical implications of toying with DNA? Geneticist George Church discusses synthetic biology, and why scientists need to be careful with the technology.
Scientists screened nearly 1,000 chemicals and found one that nurtures new neurons in rat and mice brains. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center biochemist Steven McKnight describes the work and explains what has to happen before the chemical can be tried in humans.