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Nanoshells provide golden 'touch' in killing breast tumors

October 27, 2010 10:34 am | by Baylor College of Medicine | News | Comments

Using tiny gold "nanoshells" to deliver just a little heat to breast tumor cells already treated with radiation boosts the killing potential of the treatment – not just shrinking the tumor but killing the cancer stem cells, said researchers at Baylor College of Medicine , The...


Samplify's New Medical Ultrasound Development Kit Accelerates Equipment Time to Market By Up to 12 Months

October 27, 2010 10:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 27 /- Samplify Systems, Inc., a leading provider of innovative beamforming technology, analog-front-end semiconductors and solutions for the medical imaging market, today introduces its new SMK9130 Ultrasound Beamforming Development Kit.  Based on Samplify's...


InVivo Therapeutics raises $10.5M, completes reverse merger

October 27, 2010 10:33 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

InVivo Therapeutics Corp., a Cambridge spinal cord injury treatment developer, has completed a reverse merger and initiated a $10.5 million private placement offering.


Transgenic Worms Make Tough Fibers

October 27, 2010 7:35 am | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A startup says it's jumped one of the big hurdles on the way to making artificial spider silk.

Novartis to add jobs, expand Cambridge site

October 27, 2010 7:35 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Swiss pharmaceutical firm Novartis AG plans to expand its global headquarters in Cambridge by adding 400,000 square feet and hiring 300 workers over the next five years, according to a news release from the company.

Solos Endoscopy, Inc. Revenue Grows 34.8% for Third Quarter 2010

October 27, 2010 7:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BOSTON, Oct. 27 /- Solos Endoscopy, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SNDY ) is pleased to announce that the Company generated revenues during the three months ended September 30, 2010 in the amount of $134,426 versus $99,710 for the three months ended September 30, 2009.  This was an increase...


Patient Safety Technologies Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

October 27, 2010 7:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

TEMECULA, Calif., Oct. 27 /- Patient Safety Technologies, Inc. (the "Company") (OTCBB: PSTX) today announced the appointment of David Dreyer as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.  Mr. Dreyer will be responsible for the finance, accounting and reporting requirements for the...


Eighth CyberKnife System in South Korea Installed and Treating Patients

October 27, 2010 7:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 27 /- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, today announced that the Korea Cancer Care Hospital (KCCH) in Seoul, South Korea has installed its second CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System, marking the first...


Advancements in Technology Benefit Cardiology Patients at Palos Community Hospital

October 27, 2010 7:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PALOS HEIGHTS, Ill., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Interventional cardiologists affiliated with Palos Community Hospital are among the first in Chicago's southwest suburbs to embrace the transradial approach for heart angiograms and clearing blocked arteries. Transradial...


EMBO recognizes 63 researchers for advances in life sciences

October 27, 2010 6:34 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(European Molecular Biology Organization) The European Molecular Biology Organization today announced the recognition of outstanding research contributions by 63 life scientists from 14 countries. The researchers are awarded the life-long honor of EMBO membership, joining almost...


Henry Schein buys stake in Turkish company

October 27, 2010 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical device and services distributor Henry Schein Inc. said Wednesday it acquired a 50 percent non-consolidating interest in the Turkish dental distribution business Guney Dis Deposu. Financial terms were not disclosed.The Melville, N.Y., company said the deal will be neutral to 2010...

Over 20 New Clinical Studies Presented on Masimo Noninvasive Patient Monitoring Technologies at the American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting

October 27, 2010 5:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 27 /- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI ) announced today that over 20 new clinical studies showcasing Masimo noninvasive patient monitoring technologies were presented last week at the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Annual Meeting in San Diego, California.  The...


Cardica's Automated Anastomosis Systems Featured at Advances In Robotic And Hybrid Coronary Revascularization Meeting

October 27, 2010 5:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

REDWOOD CITY, Calif, Oct. 27/- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC ) today announced that its C-Port® Flex-A® Anastomosis System and its PAS-Port® Proximal Anastomosis System will be featured in several demonstration and wet lab presentations at the Advances in Robotic and Hybrid...


Independent Clinical Results Demonstrate Outstanding Effectiveness of INVOcell Process

October 27, 2010 5:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DENVER and BEVERLY, Mass., Oct. 27 /- INVO Bioscience, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: IVOB ), a medical device company focused on treatment options for patients diagnosed with infertility, announced today that Dr. Elkin Lucena of the Columbian Fertility and Sterility Center (CECOLFES LTDA) in...


Federal Register: Mammography Quality Standards Act Requirements, 66104 [2010?27159]

October 27, 2010 5:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Agency Information Collection Activities; Announcement of Office of Management and Budget Approval; The Mammography Quality Standards Act Requirements



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