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AACR Hosts Cancer Prevention Meeting in Philadelphia

October 6, 2010 7:31 am | by AACR | News | Comments

This November, the American Association for Cancer Research will host its Ninth Annual International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, located in Philadelphia. Thousands of scientists will gather to discuss new data on lifestyle...

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Diode Arrays Deliver Transient Voltage Suppression

October 6, 2010 6:57 am | Tt Electronics Plc | Product Releases | Comments

Providing design engineers with a compact means of protecting one to eight circuit traces against electrostatic discharge (ESD), lightning, and other electrical fast transient (EFT) events, TT electronics IRC...

Filter Cap Designed for World’s Smallest Digital Humidity Sensors

October 6, 2010 6:47 am | Sensirion Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The SF2 filter cap is made of PBT, has an integrated filter membrane, and protects Sensirion’s SHT2x humidity and temperature sensor from water, dust, dirt and various contaminants.

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IPC to buy Premier for an undisclosed amount

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

Physician group practice company IPC The Hospitalist Company Inc. said Wednesday it bought Premier Hospitalists for an undisclosed amount.Premier is based in St. Louis and has an annual volume of about 20,000 patient encounters."We are pleased that this well-established practice has chosen to...

SMD Rotary Sensor Offers Size and Functionality Breakthroughs

October 6, 2010 6:42 am | Piher International Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

The MTS provides a true breakthrough in sensor technology by combining a through-shaft design with 360º absolute position feedback in an ultra miniature size.

Cables, Power Cords, and Retractiles Glow in the Dark

October 6, 2010 6:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Northwire Technical Cable, an innovative solutions provider in the marketing, design, and manufacture of technical and retractile cables, has introduced ElectriGlow photoluminescent glow-in-the-dark cables, power cords and retractiles.

Positive Results From the MADIT-CRT Trial Support the Expanding Approval of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillators

October 6, 2010 6:31 am | by Bio-medicine.org | News | Comments

TORONTO, Oct. 6 /- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, growth in the $2 billion US cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator market will be supported by the expanded approval of Boston Scientific's chronic...

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Integra gets FDA clearance for back pain device

October 6, 2010 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp. said Wednesday it received Food and Drug Administration clearance to sell its Vu aPOD Prime anterior lumbar interbody fusion device.The device is used for a procedure to treat back pain by fusing vertebrae.Integra said the market for such procedures is...

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Realizing Healthcare Savings Using Real-Time Technology

October 6, 2010 5:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CHICAGO, Oct. 6 /- Experiencing speed and efficiency in the healthcare process remains a rarity. Now two companies are adding those essential variables to ensure healthy, accurate outcomes. Rising Medical Solutions, a medical cost containment company, and Align Networks, a physical...

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100,000th Patient Treated With Accuray's CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System

October 6, 2010 5:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 6 /- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, announced today that the 100,000th patient has been treated with the CyberKnife ® Robotic Radiosurgery System, a non-invasive alternative to surgery for the treatment of...

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MRI safety: Patients with insulin pumps require special cautions

October 6, 2010 5:34 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

An insulin pump allows the replacement of slow-acting insulin for basal needs with a continuous infusion of rapid-acting insulin. By using an insulin pump, a patient can typically match the dosage of insulin to lifestyle and activities, rather than adjusting those to the body’s response...

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Reproductive health: Checkerboard of infertility treatment in Europe

October 6, 2010 5:34 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology) During the European Health Forum Gastein, the most important conference on health care policy in the EU, ESHRE highlighted the problems in medically assisted reproduction (MAR) regulation in Europe. The regulatory diversity in MAR is...

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CardioGenics Featured on Cover of Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry Magazine

October 6, 2010 5:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Oct. 6 /- Dr. Yahia Gawad, CEO of CardioGenics Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CGNH ), has authored a cover story for this month's Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry Magazine (MD+DI) which addresses improvements in diagnostic times using point-of-care technology. In...

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Anti-Tumor drugs tested by Microfluidic device

October 6, 2010 3:33 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

A prototype device developed in Hong Kong will allow laboratory researchers to non-invasively test drugs for their ability to kill tumors by subjecting cancerous cells with different concentration gradients

Pacific Biosciences to raise up to $230 mln in IPO

October 6, 2010 3:32 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Pacific Biosciences of California Inc said it expects to raise up to $230 million in an initial public offering of its common stock

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