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Spectranetics posts profit in 2Q

July 28, 2010 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical device maker Spectranetics Corp.. turned in a profit in the second quarter as operating expenses dipped.Spectranetics recorded net income of $91,000, or no cents per share, in the quarter ended June 30. That compares with a loss of $2.3 million, or 7 cents per share, during the same...

FDA CONSUMER HEALTH INFORMATION - Combating Misuse and Abuse of Prescription Drugs: Q & A with Michael Klein, Ph.D.

July 28, 2010 12:34 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SILVER SPRING, Md. , July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Michael Klein , director of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Controlled Substance Staff, discusses how FDA works with other entities to confront and to prevent misuse and abuse of prescription drugs.   (Logo:...

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New FDLI Monograph Provides Expert Guidance on Selling Pharmaceuticals, Biologics to Federal Government

July 28, 2010 12:34 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WASHINGTON , July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In FDLI's latest monograph, Selling Pharmaceuticals and Biologics to the Federal Government: Federal Supply Schedule and Federal Pricing Requirements , Joy Sturm , Allison Pugsley and Stephen A. Smyers of Hogan Lovells US LLP detail how...

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U.S. Court of Appeals Rules on Validity of Lilly's Gemzar Method-of-Use Patent

July 28, 2010 12:34 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

INDIANAPOLIS , July 28 /- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) today announced that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has upheld a prior ruling by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan that Gemzar's method-of-use patent is invalid. "We strongly...

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Custom Cable is Now Accessible, Affordable, Fast and Easy

July 28, 2010 12:30 pm | by Northwire | Articles | Comments

When design engineers who need special cable constructions hear the word custom, they often cringe, conjuring up dollar signs and delays. That doesn’t have to be the case anymore. Due to customer feedback and overseas competition, progressive manufacturers have adapted to make custom cable solutions accessible.

Boston Scientific launches intracranial stent

July 28, 2010 11:35 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Medical device manufacturer Boston Scientific Corp. today said that it has launched U.S. and European sales of its Neuroform EZ Stent System.

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Molecular mechanism triggering Parkinson's disease identified in Stanford study

July 28, 2010 11:35 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Stanford University Medical Center) Scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine have identified a molecular pathway responsible for the death of key nerve cells whose loss causes Parkinson's disease. This discovery not only may explain how a genetic mutation linked to...

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FDA panel recommends Medtronic spinal implant

July 28, 2010 10:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has recommended clearance for Medtronic's spin implant Amplify.The FDA's Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Devices Panel vote 6-to-5 in favor of the device, which stimulates bone growth in spinal surgery patients. The FDA normally follows the advice of...

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URI researchers utilize new test for transplants

July 28, 2010 10:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Researchers at the University of Rhode Island are working with new mass spectrometry technology to develop a saliva-based test to monitor immunosuppressant drugs used in connection with organ transplants.

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Leap forward in efforts to develop treatments for Huntington's disease

July 28, 2010 9:37 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Buck Institute for Age Research) Research reveals that an enzyme linked with multiple disorders -- including stroke, cancer and rheumatoid arthritis -- is also involved in the generation of toxic protein fragments in Huntington's disease.

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Air Products introduces xenon difluoride for etching applications

July 28, 2010 9:36 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

High performing, highly selective etch material to initially target MEMS market

Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Shri Sushilkumar Shinde jointly unveil guidelines for new solar projects under Jawaharlal Nehru national solar mission

July 28, 2010 9:36 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Dr. Farooq Abdullah, Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy and Shri SushilKumar Shinde , Union Minister for Power today jointly unveiled the guidelines for selection of new solar power projects under the 1000 MW solar power scheme in the...

Southwest Hospitals MRI Center's Commitment to State-of-the-Art Technology at the Heart of Nearly 20-Year Relationship with MedInformatix RIS

July 28, 2010 9:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LOS ANGELES , July 28 /- Since its formation in 1987, Oak Lawn, Ill. -based Southwest Hospitals MRI Center has leveraged cutting edge imaging and other technology to provide the community just southwest of Chicago with among the area's highest quality MRI studies. Each of its technicians...

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Encision's Technology Recognized as A Means to Eliminate Surgery Burns

July 28, 2010 9:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BOULDER, Colo. , July 28 /- Encision Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ECIA), a medical device company owning patented surgical technology that is emerging as a standard of care in minimally-invasive surgery, recognized as a technology to eliminate visceral burns during monopolar electrical...

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Boston Scientific Launches Neuroform EZ(TM) Stent System in U.S. and Europe

July 28, 2010 9:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NATICK, Massachusetts , July 28, 2010 /- - Company Expands Market-leading Family of Neurovascular Stents Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced the U.S. and European launches of the Neuroform EZ(TM) Stent System, its fourth-generation intracranial aneurysm stent syste...

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