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AngioScore Inc., AngioSculpt Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty (PTA) Scoring Balloon Catheter OTW 0.018" Platform - Class I Recall

January 5, 2011 9:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Use of affected devices may lead to retained device fragments or significant arterial injury which may lead to death or need for additional surgical intervention.


Sector Snap: Hospitals face challenges in 2011

January 5, 2011 8:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

State budget crunches and lagging volumes will help make 2011 a challenging year for the hospital sector, according to a Goldman Sachs analyst.Analyst Shelley Gnall said Wednesday in a research note healthcare volumes slowed last year, as they have for a few years after previous recessions, and...

LifeImage reportedly closes B Round at $12M

January 5, 2011 6:36 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

LifeImage Inc., a Newton-based maker of medical imaging storage and sharing technology, has closed out its Series B funding round at $12 million, higher than originally planned, according to a published report.


Embedded Vision System Supports Power over Ethernet

January 5, 2011 6:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

PPT VISION’s recently released IMPACT M-Series Embedded Vision System features Power over Ethernet (PoE) support, delivering network reliability and significantly simplifying the installation and maintenance of networked devices.

Variable Capacitance Accelerometer Series Offers TEDS Capabilities

January 5, 2011 6:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Meggitt Sensing Systems, a Meggitt group division, has announced the recent introduction of Transducer Electronic Data Sheet (TEDS) capabilities into its industry best-selling Endevco model 7290D series...

Connectors Support DDR3 SDRAM SODIMM

January 5, 2011 5:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

The 204 position socket connectors are compatible with JEDEC standard MO-268C and are ideal for use in notebook PC memory modules and other handheld devices.

Six-Layer Tooling Replaces Need for Multiple Systems

January 5, 2011 5:47 am | Guill Tool & Engineering Co., Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

This technology offers a host of benefits that include a lower cost for a single six-layer system as compared to purchasing two three-layer systems or three two-layer systems that perform precisely the same function.

Healthcare M & A Industry, Investment Leaders Head to America's Healthcare Silicon Valley for iiBIG Finance Forum

January 5, 2011 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments () —iiBIG returns to "America's Healthcare Silicon Valley" to present the industry-leading Investment and M&A Opportunities in Healthcare, January 25-26, 2011, at the Nashville Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. As experts are predicting an increase in...


Sliding commodities depress TSX; U.S. markets lower amid positive jobs data

January 5, 2011 5:45 am | by Malcolm Morrison-Associated Press | News | Comments

Lower commodity stocks helped push the Toronto stock market lower Wednesday as oil prices fell back despite data showing a larger than forecast drop in U.S. oil consumption.The S&P/TSX composite index lost 77.1 points to 13,325.21 as gold prices also further deteriorated as more positive...

Cell Biosciences Launches New Platform for Multiplex Western Blot Detection

January 5, 2011 5:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 5, 2011 /- Cell Biosciences, Inc., a provider of innovative protein analysis tools to life science researchers, today announced the launch of the latest addition to their premier line of next-generation imaging products, the FluorChem® M MultiFluor system....


BD Announces Webcast of Annual Meeting of Shareholders

January 5, 2011 5:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Jan. 5, 2011 /- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX ), a global medical technology company, announced today that it will host a live webcast of its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Tuesday, February 1, 2011, at 1 p.m. (ET). The webcast can be accessed from...


SuperNova Diagnostics® to Present at Biotech Showcase™ 2011 During J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference January 10-13

January 5, 2011 5:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WASHINGTON, LONDON and HONG KONG, Jan. 5, 2011 /- SuperNova Diagnostics®, Inc., a privately-held global diagnostics company for human and non-human health applications, announced today that Neil J. Campbell, president and CEO, will present at Biotech Showcase 2011 in conjunction with...


Helena Laboratories to Manage BIS and OFAC Screening via ATTUS WatchDOG® Pro

January 5, 2011 5:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 5, 2011 /- ATTUS Technologies, Inc , adds Helena Laboratories, a clinical laboratory instrument and reagent manufacturer, to the growing list of global companies choosing the market leading WatchDOG® Pro for their BIS, OFAC and other watch list screening...


Elekta's MOSAIQ Oncology Information System Named Category Leader in '2010 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards' Report

January 5, 2011 5:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ATLANTA, Jan. 5, 2011 /- Elekta's MOSAIQ® Oncology Information System (OIS)—the market's leading open-system, vendor-neutral OIS—has earned the No. 1 ranking in the oncology software category from KLAS, an independent research firm. According to KLAS, a Category Leader...


Estrogen May Help Precancerous Cells Spread in Oral Cavity

January 5, 2011 5:33 am | by AACR | News | Comments

PHILADELPHIA - Head and neck cancer is the sixth most common type of cancer and is on the rise in some demographic groups, including young women without any known risk factors. Now, researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center report that estrogen may increase the movement of precancerous cells...



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