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Obesity and Diabetes Are Increasing in Cats

November 10, 2010 7:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ST. JOSEPH, Mo., Nov. 10, 2010 /- Diabetes isn’t just a human disease. This November – American Diabetes Month® – pet owners should know that the feline members of their families could suffer from the condition, too. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form in the...


China Cord Blood Corporation Commences Warrant Exchange Offer

November 10, 2010 7:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HONG KONG, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Cord Blood Corporation (NYSE: CO ) ("CCBC" or "the Company"), the first and largest cord blood bank operator in China, today commenced its previously announced warrant exchange offer, and provided warrant holders with...


SIGVARIS Provides 'Red Socks' to Honor Efforts by Boston Red Sox Manager, Terry Francona, to Raise Awareness for DVT Prevention

November 10, 2010 7:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga., Nov. 10, 2010 /- SIGVARIS, the global leader in medical compression therapy, has teamed up with the North American Thrombosis Forum and Boston Red Sox Manager and blood clot survivor, Terry Francona, to raise awareness about the dangers of blood clots. Did you know...


Filtrona Porous Technologies to Display Latest Developments in Bonded Fiber and Polyurethane Foam Component Solutions at the MEDICA / COMPAMED Trade Fair

November 10, 2010 7:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 10, 2010 /- Filtrona Porous Technologies, a custom developer and manufacturer of medical grade foam and fiber components designed to absorb, retain, transfer, filter or release fluids or vapors, will display an expanded range of polyurethane foams and bonded fibers at...


China Medical test approved in China

November 10, 2010 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

China Medical Technologies Inc. said Wednesday that it received Chinese regulatory approval for its genetic test aimed at improving the targeted use of lung cancer drugs.The company said the State Food and Drug Administration of China approved the PCR-based Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor...

Tubing Combines Multi-Layer Polyimide and TPE

November 10, 2010 6:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

PolyMedex Discovery Group offers custom multi-layer tubing composed of thermoset polyimide and thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) laminate.

Scientists launch global scheme to boost rice yields while reducing damage to environment

November 10, 2010 6:36 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Burness Communications) One of the world's largest global scientific partnerships for sustainable agricultural development has launched a bold new research initiative that aims to dramatically improve the ability of rice farmers to feed growing populations in some of the world's...


Toughened, Light Cure Adhesives for Medical Device Bonding

November 10, 2010 6:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

Loctite 4310 and 4311 Flashcure light cure instant adhesives cure tack-free in just two to five seconds upon exposure to low-intensity UV/visible light.


VITEK 2 Gram Negative Susceptibility Cards Containing Piperacillin/Tazobactam (TZP): Recall - Incorrect Test Results Observed

November 10, 2010 6:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Incorrect results could potentially lead to patients being inappropriately treated with Piperacillin/Tazobactam, which could cause serious injury or death.


High Voltage Power Supply Is Compact

November 10, 2010 6:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

HiTek Power has added an RS232-controlled variant to its XRG70 series of compact high voltage power supplies. The XRG70-703 RS232 offers an output voltage range of 0 to 70 kV at 0 to 1 mA and maximum output power of 700 W.

Ultrasound System Design Advanced With Low-Power Receiver ICs

November 10, 2010 6:03 am | Product Releases | Comments

Analog Devices Inc. has introduced two new ICs that reduce system size, complexity, and power consumption for high-end, mid-range, and portable ultrasound systems.


Third Rock Ventures adds biologics expert Kamen

November 10, 2010 5:35 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Robert Kamen, a former executive-in-residence at Oxford BioScience Partners, has joined life sciences-focused venture capital firm Third Rock Ventures LLC in the same role, helping to find and develop new companies.

Federal Register: Medical Devices; General and Plastic Surgery Devices; Classification of Tissue Adhesive With Adjunct Wound Closure Device Intended for Topical Approximation ...

November 10, 2010 5:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The FDA is classifying the tissue adhesive with adjunct wound closure device intended for topical approximation into class II (special controls).


Federal Register: Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff; Class II Special Controls Guidance Document: Tissue Adhesive With Adjunct Wound Closure Device ...

November 10, 2010 5:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

This guidance document describes a means by which tissue adhesives with adjunct wound closure devices intended for the topical approximation of skin may comply with the requirement of special controls for class II devices.


Luminex Corporation to Present at Stephens Fall Investment Conference

November 10, 2010 4:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 10, 2010 /- Luminex Corporation (Nasdaq: LMNX ) today announced that management will present at the Stephens Fall Investment Conference to be held November 16-17, 2010, in New York. (Logo: ) (Logo:  ...



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