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Ball Screw Has 12-mm Pitch

August 2, 2010 6:30 am | Steinmeyer, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Steinmeyer Inc. has added a 28 mm diameter screw with 12 mm pitch to its extensive line of precision ball screws. This new 28-mm diameter product was designed as a size compatible with the JIS standard.

Folding Blade Adapter Measures Only a 15-mm Thickness

August 2, 2010 6:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

Phihong, a global leader in power solutions, has developed a 5-V folding blade adapter that, with a mere 15-mm thickness when the blades are folded, is the thinnest available.

AC Drives Reduce Hardware Need

August 2, 2010 6:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

Omron Industrial Automation announces the Safety Certification for 3G3MX2 AC Drives, open loop control drives with built-in safety inputs and external device monitoring output...

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Vise Has Full 9-Inch Jaw Opening

August 2, 2010 5:57 am | Kurt Manufacturing Company | Product Releases | Comments

Featuring a full 9-inch jaw opening, this vise clamps larger parts with repeatable 0.0007 in. accuracy and minimal stationary jaw deflection.

HealthSouth returns to 2Q profit, boosts view

August 2, 2010 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

HealthSouth Corp., which provides inpatient rehabilitation services, said Monday posted a profit for the second quarter compared to a loss a year ago, when a securities litigation settlement dragged down performance.CEO Jay Grinney said the company's latest results were helped by good volume...

Henry Schein 2Q net income rises 15 percent

August 2, 2010 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Device maker Henry Schein Inc. said Monday its second-quarter profit rose 15 percent on a boost in dental and animal health sales in North America.The company earned $84 million, or 90 cents per share, up from $73.5 million, or 81 cents per share, during the same period a year prior. Revenue...

BioElectronics Expands Clinical Research in Four Key Categories

August 2, 2010 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BioElectronics (PINKSHEETS: BIEL) filed four applications for grants in order to conduct clinical studies on Diabetic Neuropathic Foot Ulcers, Oral Surgery Pain, Plantar Fasciitis, and Menstrual Pain. Upon completion of the studies, the data will be used for U.S. FDA submissions to gain...

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Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Announces Reacquisition of All Rights to Symphony Icon Programs

August 2, 2010 3:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

THE WOODLANDS, Texas , Aug. 2 /- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: LXRX ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing breakthrough treatments for human disease, today announced that it has exercised a restructured purchase option under its drug development...

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Humana 2Q net income rises 21 percent on premiums

August 2, 2010 2:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Health insurer Humana says its second-quarter net income rose 21 percent on a boost in revenue from premiums and service fees.The Louisville, Ky. company earned $340.1 million, or $2 per share, up from $281.8 million, or $1.67 per share, a year prior. Revenue jumped 9.5 percent to $8.65 billion...

Western European Market for Image-guided and Robot-assisted Surgery

August 2, 2010 1:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK , Aug. 2 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Western European Market for Image-guided and Robot-assisted Surgery http://www.reportlinker.com/p0236384/Western-European-Market-for-Image-guided-and-Robot-assist...

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Hepatitis C Therapeutics Market - Taiwan

August 2, 2010 1:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK , Aug. 2 /-Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Hepatitis C Therapeutics Market - Taiwan http://www.reportlinker.com/p0236386/Hepatitis-C-Therapeutics-Market---Taiwan.html This rese...

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Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting supplement now available

August 1, 2010 9:36 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Academy of Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery) The 2010 Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO of the American Academy of Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery Foundation, the largest meeting of ear, nose and throat doctors in the world, will convene Sept. 26-29, in Boston,...

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Socioeconomic status predicts survival of Canadian cancer patients

August 1, 2010 9:33 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Cancer Society) A new analysis finds that cancer patients from poorer communities have a greater chance of dying prematurely than individuals from more affluent backgrounds even though cancer stage at time of diagnosis is similar across socioeconomic groups.

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Clear CT Scans with Less Radiation

August 1, 2010 8:36 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Researchers are devising new ways to get the same results with fewer x-rays.

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Growing Organs and Helping Wounds Heal

August 1, 2010 8:36 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A strong, stretchy material could provide a scaffold for growing organs or making wounds heal faster.

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