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Breakthrough in drug trial offers hope for heart attack patients

September 13, 2010 12:31 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Sheffield) New findings from a major drug trial have brought experts a step closer to developing a drug which could prevent thousands of British deaths from heart attacks.

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Genzyme's slimdown adding strength?

September 13, 2010 10:37 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

MHT life sciences report Julie Donnelly blogs: It strikes me that Genzyme might be trimming down before a marriage – either to French drug maker Sanofi-Aventis, who has proffered a rock worth $18.6 billion, or to some white knight who could ride in at the last moment, like in chick flicks.

RSB Spine, LLC, Announces Additional FDA Clearance for the InterPlate® L-Ti

September 13, 2010 10:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CLEVELAND, Sept. 13 /- RSB Spine, LLC, today announced that the InterPlate® L-Ti has been cleared for an additional product code (KWQ).  The L-Ti was previously cleared as an interbody fusion device. RSB Spine Chief Executive Officer John A. Redmond said: "We are excited about...

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Surviving healthcare reform: Get lean, learn the insurance game

September 13, 2010 10:34 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Business consultant Pat Kroken discusses the need to batten down the hatches before provisions of the healthcare reform bill blow in next year. She suggests ways to improve internal billing and collection processes and find lost money.

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AACR Partners with EmergingMed to Link Patients with Clinical Trials in connection to SU2C Broadcast

September 13, 2010 10:34 am | by AACR | News | Comments

PHILADELPHIA — The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) announces its collaboration with the clinical trial navigation system EmergingMed, to connect patients with clinical trials in connection to the Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) broadcast which took place on Sept. 10, at 8 p.m....

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Merrimack Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 2010 Stifel Nicolaus Healthcare Conference

September 13, 2010 10:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 13 /- Merrimack Pharmaceuticals today announced that it will present at the Stifel Nicolaus 2010 Healthcare Conference in Boston. William Sullivan, Vice President of Finance, will provide a company overview at 11:30am, EDT, Friday, September 17, 2010 at the Four...

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COPAN Secures Japanese Patent for its Flocked Swab Innovation

September 13, 2010 10:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MURRIETA, Calif., Sept. 13 /- COPAN announced this week that it has received the Japanese patent for the invention of flocked swabs, FLOQSwabs, for collection and transfer of biological samples. The Japanese flocked swabs patent (2007-523663) is the latest addition to a growing number of...

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Roche Receives FDA Clearance for U.S. Launch of cobas 8000 Modular Analyzer Series for High-Volume Laboratory Testing

September 13, 2010 10:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 13 /- Roche Diagnostics (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the cobas® 8000 modular analyzer series, a Serum Work Area solution designed for diagnostic laboratories with...

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SentiCare moves into medication testing programs

September 13, 2010 8:33 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Southborough-based SentiCare Inc. has received an unspecified amount of funds to conduct institutional review board protocol trials involving its PillStation medical adherance system.

Allied Telesis, Hosted PACS Solutions Join Forces to Deliver Managed Cloud-Based Picture Archiving and Communications Systems (PACS) Services

September 13, 2010 8:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN JOSE, Calif. and WELLINGTON, Fla., Sept. 13 /- Allied Telesis Inc ., a global provider of secure IP/Ethernet switching solutions and an industry leader in the deployment of converged multi-play networks, and Hosted PACS Solutions , an application service provider (ASP) of...

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Regeneron Announces Presentation at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference

September 13, 2010 8:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Sept. 13 /- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: REGN ) will webcast its presentation at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference on Monday, September 20, 2010.  The presentation is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.  The session may be accessed through...

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New Insights Provide Promise for Development of Tools to Protect Damaged Tissues

September 13, 2010 8:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators have identified a novel structure in cells that serves as a control switch in the body's system for eliminating damaged cells and also offers new therapeutic potential. The findings...

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North American Spine Welcomes Kenneth Alo, M.D. to Physician Group

September 13, 2010 8:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HOUSTON, Sept. 13 /- North American Spine is pleased to announce that Kenneth Alo, M.D. has joined to help further the advancement of minimally invasive pain treatment techniques used to both diagnose and treat inter-vertebral lumbar discs, spinal stenosis and many other causes of back...

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Genzyme genetic testing unit nets $925M buyout

September 13, 2010 6:31 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Genzyme Corp. is selling its genetic testing business for $925 million in cash to Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, which plans to offer jobs to Genzyme Genetics’ 1,900 employees.

MarketsandMarkets: Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Global Market Worth US$ 5,844.4 Million By 2015

September 13, 2010 6:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MarketsandMarkets: Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Global Market Worth US$ 5,844.4 Million By 2015 -- DALLAS, September 13, 2010 /-

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