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Ethnicity Key Factor in Determining Cardiovascular Risk Profile

June 17, 2010 5:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BEIJING , June 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Racial-ethnic groups living in a similar environment and with access to universal healthcare differed strikingly in their cardiovascular risk profiles according to new data presented today at the World Congress of Cardiology (WCC) Scientific Sessions...

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MedCity News Q & A: Case Western's Dr. Pablo Ros

June 17, 2010 5:34 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

A chat with Dr. Pablo Ros, head of the new Philips Healthcare Global Advanced Imaging Innovation Center in Cleveland. By Mary Vanac The recently announced Philips Healthcare Global Advanced Imaging Innovation Center could bolster Northeast Ohio’s reputation as a hub for...

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Diagnostic Imaging Markets in Brazil, Russia, India, China (BRIC) 2010 - 2015: MarketsandMarkets

June 17, 2010 5:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DALLAS , June 17, 2010 /- The Medical Device practice at MarketsandMarkets is pleased to announce a new report titled Diagnostic Imaging Markets in Brazil , Russia , India , China (BRIC) 2010 - 2015. Browse in-depth TOC on Diagnostic Imaging Markets in Brazil , Russia , India , China...

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Federal Register: Oversight of Laboratory Developed Tests; Public Meeting; Request for Comments

June 17, 2010 5:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The purpose of the public meeting is to create a forum for interested stakeholders to discuss the agency's oversight of laboratory developed tests (LDTs). FDA is seeking input and requesting comments on this topic.

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Federal Register: Converged Communications and Health Care Devices Impact on Regulation; Public Meeting; Request for Comments

June 17, 2010 5:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The purpose of this meeting is to identify the challenges and risks posed by the proliferation of new sophisticated medical implants and other devices that utilize radio communications to effectuate their function, as well as challenges and risks posed by

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Micrus gets Japanese approval for Cerecyte

June 17, 2010 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Micrus Endovascular Corp. said Thursday it received regulatory approval in Japan for its treatments for brain aneurysms and clogged arteries.The approval covers Cerecyte Deltapaq filling and DeltaPlush finishing for microcoils.Specifically, the products are treatments for cerebral aneurysms and...

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TIBCO Introduces Spotfire® Clinical To Improve Clinical Trials And Accelerate Drug Development

June 17, 2010 1:36 am | by RealWire | News | Comments

New Analytics Solution Integrates with Leading Clinical Development Systems and Supports Clinical Data Monitoring, Clinical Safety, and Clinical Operations AnalyticsLondon - June 17, 2010 - TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced the launch of TIBCO Spotfire® Clinical,...

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EULAR 2010 abstracts are now online

June 16, 2010 10:37 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(European League Against Rheumatism) Journalist registrations are now being accepted for EULAR, the European League Against Rheumatism?s eleventh annual meeting, taking place June 16-19, 2010, in Rome, Italy.

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Implantable Electrodes Target Pancreatic Cancer

June 16, 2010 10:37 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Researchers use electric fields to get cancer drugs directly to tumors.

Probiotic therapy cuts risk of VAP in half for some in ICU

June 16, 2010 10:33 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Thoracic Society) Daily use of probiotics reduced ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) in critically ill patients by almost half, according to new research from Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Neb.

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New evidence that smokeless tobacco damages DNA and key enzymes

June 16, 2010 3:36 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Chemical Society) Far from having adverse effects limited to the mouth, smokeless tobacco affects the normal function of a key family of enzymes found in almost every organ in the body, according to the first report on the topic in ACS' monthly journal Chemical Research...

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Questioning the effectiveness of oil dispersants in Gulf oil spill

June 16, 2010 3:35 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Chemical Society) The widespread belief that chemical dispersants will enhance the breakdown of oil from the Gulf of Mexico disaster is based on weak scientific data. That's among the topics in a comprehensive status report that is the cover story in Chemical &...

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AGA Medical commences trial for stroke-prevention 'plug'

June 16, 2010 3:34 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

AGA Medical Inc. enrolls first subjest in clinical trial of cardiac device for preventing strokes in patients with abnormal heartbeats. By Brandon Glenn AGA Medical Inc. (NSDQ:AGAM) enrolled the first patient in a clinical trial of a cardiac device aimed at preventing strokes...

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Reconfigurable Modular Conveyors: Equipment that Unites Controllers and Engineers

June 16, 2010 12:53 pm | by Dynamic Conveyor Corporation | Articles | Comments

Total cost of ownership in sync with Pre Growth strategies With the economic outlook today, it would appear that controllers and engineers are in direct opposition when searching for methods to enhance the bottom line. Controllers want to reduce expenditures

NSERC awards $3 million for UdeM and Polytechnique training programs

June 16, 2010 12:36 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Montreal) Scientists from the Universite de Montreal and its affiliated engineering school, Ecole Polytechnique, have received major funding from the National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. Over $3 million was awarded to enable both institutions...

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