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SCARA Robot Offers Long Reach

November 17, 2010 6:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

EPSON Robots, a global leader in SCARA robot technology, further expands its RS-Series SCARA lineup with the introduction of the EPSON RS4 Robots.

Voice Coil Actuator Enables High Force Density Capabilities

November 17, 2010 6:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

BEI Kimco Magnetics, a company of Custom Sensors & Technologies (CST), Inc., recently met the challenging VCA requirements for a cutting tool utilized in an Ophthalmic Lens Grinding application.

Frameless Motors Have Even Larger Through Holes

November 17, 2010 6:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

Driven by customer demand and new applications in camera vision systems, Applimotion offers some of the thinnest radial cross-section motors available.

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Minerva Biotech raises $4.6M

November 17, 2010 5:41 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Minerva Biotechnologies Corp. has raised about $4.6 million of planned $5.9 million equity offering, in addition to warrants that could amount to $1.13 million more.

The Truth About Diabetes and Visual Complications Unveiled

November 17, 2010 5:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., Nov. 16, 2010 /- Diabetes is the number one cause of all recent agents of blindness in the United States among patients 24 to 74 years of age, according to Transitions Optical's Healthy Sight Institute.  Although this metabolic disorder is mainly diagnosed by a...

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Slo-Niacin® Dietary Supplement Shown to Support 'Good' Cholesterol (HDL)

November 17, 2010 5:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Nov. 17, 2010 /- People who are searching for a niacin dietary supplement to support heart health with less potential for flushing can turn to Slo-Niacin®.  Trusted by healthcare professionals for more than 20 years, Slo-Niacin® is a niacin supplement...

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Varian Medical Systems to Display Medical X-Ray Tubes and PaxScan® Digital X-Ray Image Detectors at MEDICA 2010 International Trade Fair

November 17, 2010 5:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 17, 2010 /- Booth - A78/Hall 10 -- Varian Medical Systems will exhibit its line of PaxScan® digital image detectors and X-ray tubes for fluoroscopy, angiography, cardiology and cone-beam CT imaging at the MEDICA 2010 International Trade Fair in Dusseldorf,...

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Alair® Bronchial Thermoplasty System Named 'Best of What's New' By Popular Science

November 17, 2010 5:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NATICK, Mass., Nov. 17, 2010 /- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced that its newly acquired subsidiary, Asthmatx, Inc., was awarded the 2010 Popular Science "Best of What's New" Award in the Health category for its Alair ® Bronchial Thermoplasty System....

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Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital Commences Treating Cancer Patients Using New TrueBeam™ System for High-Precision Image-Guided Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery

November 17, 2010 5:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DENVER, Nov. 17, 2010 /- Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver is among the first medical centers in the world—and the first in Colorado—to commence treating cancer patients using the new TrueBeam™ system for image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery, a revolutionary...

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Topaz Pharmaceuticals Names Bob Radie Chief Executive Officer

November 17, 2010 5:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HORSHAM, Pa., Nov. 17, 2010 /- Topaz Pharmaceuticals Inc., a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that Bob Radie has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  Thomas Beck, M.D., who was serving as interim Chief Executive Officer, will...

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American Association for Cancer Research Hosts 102nd Annual Meeting in 2011

November 17, 2010 5:34 am | by AACR | News | Comments

The AACR 102nd Annual Meeting 2011 will feature the latest findings in laboratory, translational, prevention, epidemiological and clinical cancer research. This year’s Annual Meeting focuses on innovative research, novel technologies, lifesaving therapies in the pipeline, clinical trials...

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Compugraphics International scoops top electronics industry award

November 17, 2010 4:38 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Leading photomask supplier Compugraphics was voted Supplier of the Year 2010 at the recent National Microelectronics Institute (NMI) awards ceremony held in London.

Surgery Dramatically Lowers Blood Pressure

November 17, 2010 4:35 am | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

New treatment may be a way to control hypertension when drugs don't work.

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PositiveID Corporation Launches "The Wireless Body" at ID WORLD International Congress in Milan, Italy

November 17, 2010 4:34 am | by PositiveID | News | Comments

PositiveID Corporation Launches "The Wireless Body" at ID WORLD International Congress in Milan, Italy

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Federal Register: Medical Devices; General and Plastic Surgery Devices; Classification of Non-Powered Suction Apparatus Device Intended for Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

November 17, 2010 4:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The agency is classifying the device into class II (special controls) in order to provide a reasonable assurance of safety and effectiveness of the device. Elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register, FDA is publishing a notice of availability for...

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