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Ethicon, Inc. Introduces Two Innovative Devices for Minimally Invasive Hernia Repair During American College of Surgeons (ACS) Annual Meeting

October 4, 2010 9:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SOMERVILLE, N.J., Oct. 4 /- Ethicon, Inc., a worldwide leader in surgical care, today announced the launch of ETHICON SECURESTRAP™ 5mm Absorbable Strap Fixation Device, the first fixation device to feature an absorbable "strap" design, and ETHICON PHYSIOMESH™ Flexible...

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UPDATED: Elsevier Online Opinion Survey Reveals Researchers Ready to Push Scientific Search and Discovery to the Next Level

October 4, 2010 9:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

AMSTERDAM, October 4, 2010 /- On Tuesday, September 28, Elsevier released the results of a "Future of Search and Discovery" opinion survey that was designed to provide a "quick pulse" of the attitudes of researchers through an informal online opinion poll. While it was not a scientific...

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Novo Nordisk to Invest $73m in Expansion of U.S. Manufacturing Facility

October 4, 2010 9:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 4 /- Novo Nordisk, a global healthcare company and leader in diabetes care, today announced a $73 million expansion of its Clayton, NC manufacturing facility to accommodate increased production capacity for the Company's insulin delivery devices. The initial...

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HistoRx Recognized as a 2010 Company to Watch by the Connecticut Technology Council

October 4, 2010 9:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BRANFORD, Conn., Oct. 4 /- HistoRx was recognized as a 2010 Company to Watch by the Connecticut Technology Council at the Innovation Pipeline Awards ceremony last week in New Haven, Connecticut.  HistoRx was recognized for significant milestones achieved in 2010: launching its...

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Clinics Join Scripps Health

October 4, 2010 9:33 am | by San Diego Business Journal | News | Comments

Scripps Health announced Oct. 1 its acquisition of North Coast Women’s Care clinics in Encinitas and Vista.

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New approaches needed to gauge safety of nanotech-based pesticides

October 4, 2010 9:32 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Oregon State University) Nanotechnology is about to emerge in the world of pesticides and pest control, and a range of new approaches are needed to understand the implications for public health, ensure that this is done safely, maximize the potential benefits and prevent possible risks,...

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RoundTable Healthcare Partners Portfolio Company, Argon Medical Devices, Inc., Acquires Critical Care and Extended Dwell Catheter Product Platforms From BD

October 4, 2010 9:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Oct. 4 /- RoundTable Healthcare Partners ("RoundTable"), an operating-oriented private equity firm focused exclusively on the health-care industry, announced today that its portfolio company, Argon Medical Devices, Inc. ("Argon"), has acquired the critical care and...

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O. Marion Burton, M.D., F.A.A.P., addresses American Academy of Pediatrics in new term as president

October 4, 2010 8:33 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Academy of Pediatrics) Dr. Marion Burton will address attendees on at 12:30 p.m. PT Monday, Oct. 4, at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis, 55 Fourth St., in the Yerba Buena Salon 7-8. Dr. Burton will discuss access to health care for all children, including those in...

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New study highlights sexual behavior, condom use by US individuals ages 14 to 94

October 4, 2010 8:32 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Indiana University) Findings from the largest nationally representative study of sexual and sexual-health behaviors ever fielded, conducted by Indiana U. sexual health researchers, provides an updated snapshot of Americans' sexual behaviors, including a description of more than 40...

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Ventas paying $41 million for Sunrise properties

October 4, 2010 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ventas Inc. said Monday it will buy real estate interests in 58 private-pay senior living communities from affiliates of Sunrise Senior Living Inc. for about $41 million.The buyout also includes $145 million in mortgage debt, Ventas said. Ventas and Sunrise also agreed to modify the management...

Caprotec bioanalytics names Metternich managing director

October 4, 2010 7:35 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Pharmaceutical executive Rainer Metternich has joined caprotec bioanalytics of Germany and Burlington as managing director, chief business dfficer and chief operating officer.

American Medical Systems Strengthens Global Expansion With GreenLight HPS® Acquisitions in Australia

October 4, 2010 7:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MINNETONKA, Minn., Oct. 4 /- American Medical Systems® (AMS) (Nasdaq: AMMD ), a leading provider of world-class devices and therapies for male and female pelvic health, today announced that eight GreenLight HPS® laser consoles have been acquired for public hospitals in the...

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PolyTouch Medical to Attend the American College of Surgeons 96th Annual Clinical Congress, Washington DC. (Booth #549)

October 4, 2010 7:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PolyTouch Medical to Attend the American College of Surgeons 96th Annual Clinical... -- MISGAV, Israel, October 4, 2010 /-

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SightLine Health Adds Naviscan PEM Technology to Breast Cancer Treatment Services

October 4, 2010 7:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 4 /- To mark the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, SightLine Health has expanded its breast cancer treatment services at its West Houston facility to include the Naviscan PEM scanner.  PEM (Positron Emission Mammography) scanners are high-resolution breast...

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MyVirtualHealthCheck.com: The First No-Cost Personal Health & Disease Management System

October 4, 2010 7:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 4 /- With its launch of MyVirtualHealthCheck.com, Chronic Care Management, Inc. is putting health and disease management within everyone's reach. MyVirtualHealthCheck.com is a Web site designed to help people better manage chronic conditions such as diabetes and heart...

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