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Neural Stimulation for Autoimmune Diseases

June 1, 2010 4:42 am | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A startup is developing an implanted stimulator to treat such illnesses as arthritis and inflammatory bowel diseases.

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NeuroDerm Successfully Completes Enrollment and Dosing in a Phase 1 Clinical Study of ND0611 Dermal Patch for Parkinson's Disease

June 1, 2010 4:42 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NESS ZIONA, Israel , June 1, 2010 /- NeuroDerm, Ltd. announced today the successful enrollment and dosing in its Phase I clinical trial of ND0611. ND0611, a proprietary drug formula administered via a dermal patch, is designed to maintain continuous therapeutic levodopa concentrations for...

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OrthoDynamix Releases New Product

June 1, 2010 4:41 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. , June 1 /- OrthoDynamix announces a line extension to their sports medicine portfolio.  The ArthroSteer Biter is the first ever disposable biter used for meniscal shoulder and knee repair.  A sharp jaw for every procedure affords the ultimate tissue...

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Medicalequipmentpro.com Offers Father's Day Discounts to Ensure this Father's Day is a Healthy One

June 1, 2010 4:41 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK , June 1 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- www.medicalequipmentpro.com , one of the leading online home medical equipment suppliers, has launched a special promotion for the coming Father's Day . The promotion involves free shipping on orders above a certain sum of money and discounts on some...

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Cardiogenesis Corporation to Present at Noble Financial - ONTRACK 2010

June 1, 2010 4:41 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

IRVINE, Calif. , June 1 /- Cardiogenesis Corporation (Pink Sheets: CGCP), today announced that it is scheduled to present at the Noble Financial Sixth Annual Equity Conference - ONTRACK 2010 to be held at the Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, Florida .  Executive Chairman Paul J....

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Reportlinker Adds China Cardiovascular Devices Market Outlook to 2016

June 1, 2010 4:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK , June 1 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: China Cardiovascular Devices Market Outlook to 2016 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0202890/China-Cardiovascular-Devices-Market-Outlook-to-2016.html China Card...

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Covidien to buy ev3 for $2.6 billion

June 1, 2010 4:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Covidien PLC said Tuesday it is buying vascular device maker ev3 for $2.6 billion in cash as it continues to remake its business.Covidien, which makes drugs and medical devices, will pay $22.50 for each share of ev3, a premium of nearly 19 percent over Friday's closing price. Ev3's devices are...

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Covidien Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire ev3 Inc.

June 1, 2010 3:39 am | by Covidien | News | Comments

Adds significant scale to vascular platform with strong market positions Provides broad product portfolio and robust pipeline in high-growth market segments Leverages global infrastructure, physician education and training expertise DUBLIN & PLYMOUTH, Minn., Jun 01, 2010 (BUSINESS...

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2010/2011 Buyers’ Guide

June 1, 2010 12:00 am | Digital Editions | Comments

Inside MDT’s 2010/2011 Buyers’ Guide find a manufacturer and product directory, with a product index. Categories include: component fabrication; design/manufacturing services; electronic components; facility equipment/software; fluid/air transfer; hardware; materials; packaging/sterilization; and testing.

Chances of surviving cardiac arrest depends on your neighborhood

May 31, 2010 2:38 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Michigan Health System) The odds of surviving cardiac arrest may depend on which part of town you call home and whether anyone in the neighborhood comes to your rescue by attempting to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), according to a first-of-its-kind...

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Scientists find genes associated with throat cancer through study of over 10,000 subjects

May 30, 2010 9:38 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore) Scientists from Singapore, China and USA have identified three new susceptibility genes in a genome-wide association study of nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC). The study, led by the Genome Institute of Singapore, a...

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Intravenous Medications Manufactured by Claris: Recall due to contamination of products

May 29, 2010 7:35 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Products sold under the Claris, Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer, and West-Ward Pharmaceuticals labels. Reports of floating matter in intravenous bags of metronidazole and ondansetron. Foreign matter should not be present in a sterile injectable product.

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Research finds surgery outperforms drug therapy in treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia

May 29, 2010 2:41 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Mayo Clinic) A 17-year-long community study looking at symptoms of enlarged prostate in over 2,000 men age 40 to 79 years suggests that surgery for benign prostatic hyperplasia offers more relief from incontinence and obstruction symptoms than treatment from drug-based therapy,...

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Solving The Riddle Of Why Matter Exists

May 28, 2010 2:41 pm | Podcasts | Comments

Throughout the millenia, philosophers, theologians and scientists have pondered the simple question: Why are we here? Science News writer Ron Cowen discusses results from the Fermi Lab's particle collider which may help explain the preponderance of matter, not anti-matter, in the universe.

Oil Spill Cleanup Technology Stuck In 20th Century

May 28, 2010 2:41 pm | Podcasts | Comments

Thirty-one years ago, the Ixtoc I well blew out in the Gulf of Mexico after its blowout preventer failed. Cleanup crews responded with oil booms, skimmers and detergents. Ira Flatow and guests discuss why, three decades later, oil cleanup crews still rely on the same technology.

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