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Acorda 2Q loss narrows on Ampyra sales

August 3, 2010 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Biotechnology company Acorda Therapeutics Inc. said Tuesday its second-quarter loss narrowed on a boost in sales of the multiple sclerosis drug Ampyra.The company lost $6.8 million, or 18 cents per share, compared with a loss of $23.3 million, or 62 cents per share, during the same period a...

Mednax 2Q earnings climb 14 pct to $49.4 million

August 3, 2010 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

National physician group Mednax Inc. said Tuesday its second-quarter earnings climbed 14 percent, as contributions from newly acquired doctor practices helped boost revenue.Mednax earned $49.4 million, or $1.04 per share, in the three months that ended June 30. That compares to earnings of...

Tenet turns 2Q profit on greater revenue per visit

August 3, 2010 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hospital operator Tenet Healthcare Corp. on Tuesday reported a profit in the second quarter as it received more revenue per patient visit.Tenet posted net income of $25 million, or 5 cents per share. That compares with a loss of $15 million, or 3 cents per share, one year ago. Revenue rose 3...

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Sun Healthcare Group offering 19.3 million shares

August 3, 2010 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Health care facility operator Sun Healthcare Group Inc. said Tuesday it is publicly offering 19.3 million shares of common stock.The company will also give underwriters a 30-day option to buy up to 2.9 million additional shares of stock to cover any overallotments. Sun said it would use the...

PerkinElmer acquires imaging tech firm VisEn Medical

August 3, 2010 7:36 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

PerkinElmer Inc., a Waltham provider of equipment and services to support human and environment health, has bought Bedford molecular imaging technology company VisEn Medical Inc.

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AACR Hosts Molecular Diagnostics Conference in Denver, Colo.

August 3, 2010 7:34 am | by AACR | News | Comments

This year, the American Association for Cancer Research will host its fourth Molecular Diagnostics in Cancer Therapeutic Development: Challenges and Horizons conference at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel in Denver, Colo. This meeting regularly draws representatives from academia and...

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High Reliability ZIF Connectors Feature Extended Lifecycles and Reduced Crosstalk

August 3, 2010 7:16 am | Itt Interconnect Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

ITT Interconnect Solutions, a leading global manufacturer and supplier of connectors, interconnects, and cable assemblies, offers a comprehensive range of zero insertion force (ZIF) connectors for medical diagnostic and imaging equipment.

Load Board Helps Chassis to Meet VITA 46-48 Power Specifications

August 3, 2010 7:01 am | Elma Electronic | Product Releases | Comments

The load board helps confirm the chassis meets the VITA 46/48 power specifications for VPX and aids in locating hot spots within the enclosure.

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Center Drive Conveyor Extends Belt Life

August 3, 2010 6:46 am | Dorner Mfg. Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Dorner’s AquaGard sanitary stainless steel conveyor platform now comes with a center drive motor option. Designed for the AquaGard 7360 Series, the center drive belt conveyor offers a longer belt life–as much as five times longer life span–than end drive models.

Gearmotors Offer More Power in Smaller Package

August 3, 2010 6:40 am | Ametek Technical & Industrial Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Pittman brand 22-mm brush-commutated DC gearmotors integrate planetary gearboxes to meet demanding speed and torque requirements in applications with tight design envelopes.

Idera pulling in $15M financing

August 3, 2010 6:36 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Idera Pharmaceuticals Inc. is raising $15 million in a registered direct offering the Cambridge biotech has made with investors.

Accuray's CyberKnife G4 System Receives Shonin Approval

August 3, 2010 6:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SUNNYVALE, Calif. , Aug. 3 /- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, announced today it received Shonin approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) to market the CyberKnife® G4 Robotic Radiosurgery System to...

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Orexigen® Therapeutics COR-BMOD Study Published in the Journal Obesity

August 3, 2010 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO , Aug. 3 /- Orexigen® Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX ) announced the online publication of results from its COR-BMOD trial of Contrave® (naltrexone SR/bupropion SR) in the journal Obesity . The COR-BMOD trial evaluated intensive behavior modification (BMOD) plus...

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Volcano Corporation Presentation at Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference to be Webcast

August 3, 2010 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO , Aug. 3 /- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC ), a leading developer and manufacturer of precision intravascular therapy guidance tools designed to enhance the diagnosis and treatment of coronary and peripheral vascular disease, said today that it will be participating in the...

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Sirona Dental 3Q net income falls 19 percent

August 3, 2010 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Dental equipment maker Sirona Dental Systems Inc. said Tuesday its fiscal third-quarter net income fell 19 percent on higher expenses.The company reported net income of $16.6 million, or 29 cents per share, for the three months ended June 30, down from $20.5 million, or 37 cents per share, a...

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