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ANTs Software Delivers the Perfect Prescription for Database and Application Migration to Large European Healthcare Provider

December 8, 2010 3:34 pm | News | Comments

Migrate Highly Complex Applications Quickly with IBM® DB2® SQL Skin for applications compatible with Sybase ASESAN FRANCISCO—December 8, 2010-- One of Europe's largest and most advanced medical facilities will implement a sophisticated application and database migration...

Stryker increases dividend, ups share repurchase

December 8, 2010 2:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical equipment maker Stryker Corp. said Wednesday that it has increased its dividend by 20 percent and increased its share repurchase authority.The new dividend of 18 cents per share will be paid Jan. 31 to shareholders of record as of Dec. 31.Stryker also said Wednesday that its board has...

New York Robotic Surgery Expert Dr. David Samadi, MD Discusses New Findings that Hormone Therapy May Increase Risk of Developing Colorectal Cancer

December 8, 2010 2:34 pm | News | Comments

NEW YORK, Dec. 8, 2010 /- Androgen deprivation therapy has often been prescribed as a prostate cancer treatment for low-risk prostate cancer patients. This therapy for treating prostate cancer had previously been blamed for increased risk of cardiovascular disease and heart conditions....


Higher costs drag Martek Biosciences to 4Q loss

December 8, 2010 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Martek Biosciences Corp., which sells nutritional oils, ingredients for infant formula and dietary supplements, said Wednesday it slid to a fiscal fourth-quarter loss on higher costs and a hefty restructuring charge.In November, the company completed the sale of assets at its Winchester, Ky.,...

Study Eyes Hypothermia's Potential to Help Stroke Patients

December 8, 2010 12:33 pm | by San Diego Business Journal | News | Comments

Researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine are part of the largest clinical trial of hypothermic brain cooling for stroke to date.


Resistors Offer Significantly Lower Operating Temperatures At Rated Power

December 8, 2010 11:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

Stackpole's MLF and MLFM Series metal electrode leadless face (MELF) resistors offer significantly lower operating temperatures at rated power compared to similar sized flat chip resistors.

Versatilis acquires the assets of Nanometrix

December 8, 2010 11:33 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Vermont high tech company acquires the assets of Montreal based nanotech company with a unique technology for manufacturing large area, flexible solar cells and solid state lighting panels.

Unidym announces alliance with Samsung Electronics

December 8, 2010 11:33 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Unidym, Inc., a majority owned subsidiary of Arrowhead Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ARWR), announced today that it has completed IP cooperation and license agreements with Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (?Samsung?).


AACR Mourns the Loss of Elizabeth Edwards

December 8, 2010 11:32 am | by AACR | News | Comments

The American Association for Cancer Research is deeply saddened by the loss of Elizabeth Edwards. An outspoken cancer advocate and passionate supporter of access to quality health care for all, she fought her disease in the public eye and exhibited a great deal of courage by speaking...


Compact LEDs Set New Performance Standards for LCD Backlighting

December 8, 2010 11:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors announces the TOPLED Compact 5630 LED, an innovative addition to the world of LED lighting. By adapting its successful TOPLED packaging technology...

Front-End Power Supplies for Hot-Plug, Redundant Power Systems

December 8, 2010 11:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

TDK-Lambda has launched a new line 1,600 W front-end power supplies for use in distributed, hot-pluggable, and redundant power systems. The HFE1600 series operate off a universal AC input...

Stepper Motors Deliver Advanced Performance in Compact, Flexible Package

December 8, 2010 10:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

Available in unipolar or bipolar configurations, these motors provide constant positioning force to 400 N over full travel lengths to 300 mm in ambient temperatures ranging from -15 to 60°C.

Therapy for incurable childhood diseases is in sight

December 8, 2010 9:33 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Kiel University) Alpha-mannosidosis is a rare childhood disease which is linked to a lower life expectancy. A European research team headed by Professor Paul Saftig from Christian-Albrechts-Universitaet zu Kiel has developed a form of therapy as part of the Alpha-Man project,...


Penumbra System Reperfusion Catheter 032: Class I Recall Due to Manufacturing Error(2)

December 8, 2010 9:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Mid-shaft joint failures occuring in some catheters.


Penumbra System Reperfusion Catheter 032: Class I Recall Due to Manufacturing Error

December 8, 2010 9:30 am | News | Comments

Mid-shaft joint failures occuring in some catheters.


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