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Goodbye Back Pain – With Strength Training Machines, Bandages and Scalpel

September 2, 2010 5:27 am | by Dr. med. Thomas Kron | Articles | Comments

MEDICA 2010 presents innovative treatment options For people suffering from back pain, good advice is often hard to find and expensive to boot. Back pain is a disease of great medical and economic significance. Back pain diagnostics and therapy is therefore an important topic at MEDICA 2010, World Forum for Medicine - International Trade Fair and Congress, to be held from November 17 – 20, 2010 in Düsseldorf, Germany. With more than 4,000 exhibitors from over 60 countries, it is the world’s largest international medical trade fair and congress. In addition to tried and true diagnostic and therapeutic options, many new approaches and developments – from innovative orthotic devices or bandages to muscle strengthening therapies and implants for spine surgeons – will be presented at the trade fair and congress.

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Daxor Announces Third Quarter Dividend and Update on Use of Blood Volume Analyzer in Heart Failure

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

Daxor Corporation (NYSE Amex: DXR), a medical instrumentation and biotechnology company, today announced that the Board of Directors has voted to declare a dividend of $0.25 per share. The dividend will be paid to shareholders of record as of Wednesday, September 15, 2010. The dividend...

Office of Device Evaluation Annual Performance Report Fiscal Year 2009

September 2, 2010 4:35 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

In the past, the ODE Annual Report included information from and about the ODE Review Divisions, our initiatives, and data analysis from the ODE Program Operations Staff (POS). The FY 09 Report only includes data from POS on our premarket review program.

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Canadian Pharmacy Intermediary SaveRxCanada.com Enhances Online Shopping System

September 2, 2010 3:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MIAMI, Sept. 2 /- SaveRxCanada.com, the premier Canadian pharmacy intermediary since 2004, announced an enhancement to its full online shopping system. SaveRxCanada.com has been at the forefront of connecting consumers to affordable Canada drugs though its unique network of licensed...

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13th Annual Henry Schein Back-to-School Program Serves Record Number of Children

September 2, 2010 3:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 2 /- Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC ), the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based practitioners, is helping a record number of children return to school wearing new outfits and carrying backpacks filled with school supplies and...

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Orexigen® Therapeutics and Takeda Enter Into Partnership to Commercialize Contrave® in North America

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

SAN DIEGO and OSAKA, Japan, Sept. 2 /- Orexigen® Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX ) and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502), today announced that they have entered into an exclusive partnership to develop and commercialize Contrave® (naltrexone SR/bupropion SR),...

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Groundbreaking RF MEMS start-up DelfMEMS secures $1.9M funding

September 1, 2010 11:33 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

DelfMEMS, a rising player in the field of Radiofrequency components and developer of innovative MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical-Systems) switching solutions, announces that the company has secured 1.5M? ($1,9M) in venture capital (VC) funds.

OptiML? wafer-level packaging from Tessera

September 1, 2010 11:33 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Many electronic devices, including digital cameras, incorporate image sensors. Tessera's OptiML wafer-level packaging technology makes it possible to create image sensors that are thinner, more reliable and less expensive.

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Cree demos 150mm SiC wafers with micropipe densities below 10/cm2

September 1, 2010 11:33 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Cree Inc of Durham, NC, USA, which makes LED chips, lamps and lighting fixtures plus gallium nitride and silicon carbide power-switching and RF/wireless devices as well as SiC substrates, says that it has achieved what it claims is a milestone in the development and commercialization of...

Pivotal study finds link between PTSD and dementia

September 1, 2010 11:31 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) Results of a study reported in the September issue of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society suggest that Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have a greater risk for dementia than veterans without PTSD, even those who suffered traumatic injuries...

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New guidelines to ease sleepless nights

September 1, 2010 9:32 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(SAGE Publications UK) Insomnia and other sleep disorders are very common, yet are not generally well understood by doctors and other health care professionals. Now the British Association for Psychopharmacology has released up-to-the-minute guidelines in the Journal of...

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Chronic Lyme disease: How often is it diagnosed and treated?

September 1, 2010 9:31 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Elsevier Health Sciences) The existence of chronic Lyme disease is an issue of sharp debate within the medical community. Many doctors are concerned with the potential dangers associated with the prolonged and intensive use of oral and intravenous antibiotics (the recommended...

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Transplanting Gut Microbes to Treat Disease

September 1, 2010 8:33 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Scientists examine new ways to manipulate the microorganisms within us.

New test seen as big advance in diagnosing TB

September 1, 2010 1:45 pm | by MARILYNN MARCHIONE - AP Medical Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Scientists are reporting a major advance in diagnosing tuberculosis: A new test can reveal in less than two hours, with very high accuracy, whether someone has the disease and if it's resistant to the main drug for treating it.The test could revolutionize TB care and replace the 125-year-old...

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ESHRE campus: 'Female and male surgery in human reproductive medicine'

September 1, 2010 1:33 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology) The European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology Special Interest Groups Reproductive Surgery and Andrology invite you to this campus course where scientists and clinicians will discuss reproductive surgery in female...

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