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Align moves to profit in 3Q

October 21, 2010 5:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Align Technology Inc. said Thursday it posted a profit in the third quarter, reversing a prior-year loss when the dental products company absorbed hefty costs related to a patent lawsuit settlement.The company, which makes the teeth-straightening system Invisalign, also revised its...

Cantel raises dividend

October 21, 2010 3:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Cantel Medical Corp., which makes products used to prevent infections, said on Thursday that it would raise its semiannual dividend to 6 cents per share.The dividend will be paid Jan. 28 to shareholders of record Jan. 14.The company previously paid a semiannual dividend of 5 cents per share....

Orthovita says 3Q revenue grew 5 percent to $23.3M

October 21, 2010 12:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Orthovita Inc., an orthopedic and surgical products maker, said Thursday its revenue rose 5 percent in the third quarter over the same period last year.The company said product sales grew to $23.3 million from $22.3 million. It said revenue from its Cortoss bone augmentation material and...


New Label Changes for Commonly Prescribed HIV Drug Invirase

October 21, 2010 12:32 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that new safety information has been added to the label for the HIV antiviral drug Invirase (saquinavir), describing potentially life-threatening side effects on the heart when...


Young Innovations 3Q profit rises 13 percent

October 21, 2010 11:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Dental supply maker Young Innovations Inc. said its third-quarter profit rose 13 percent as revenue improved from diagnostic product sales.The company said after the markets closed Wednesday that its net income rose to $3.9 million, or 49 cents per share, in the three months ended Sept. 30 from...

Federal Panel Grants Lanier Law Firm Motion for Hearing on National Coordination of DePuy Hip Implant Lawsuits

October 21, 2010 11:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HOUSTON, Oct. 21 /- A panel of seven federal judges has granted The Lanier Law Firm 's motion for a hearing to determine the national coordination of all DePuy hip device cases in In re: DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. ASR Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation ( MDL 2197 ) . The United States...


AACR Congratulates William S. Dalton on 2010 Leadership in Personalized Medicine Award

October 21, 2010 11:32 am | by AACR | News | Comments

PHILADELPHIA — The American Association for Cancer Research expresses its congratulations to and appreciation of William S. Dalton, M.D., Ph.D., who will receive the 2010 Leadership in Personalized Medicine Award from the Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC). Dalton, who has been a...


Rhythmlink International Announces Change in Engineering Management

October 21, 2010 11:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

COLUMBIA, S.C., Oct. 21 /- Engineering executive Harold Kaefer has been named Rhythmlink's new director of engineering. With over 20 years of experience within the medical device, diagnostic and laser industries, Mr. Kaefer will provide project and engineering management to Rhythmlink's...


Dicerna makes $29M second close on Series B funding round

October 21, 2010 10:33 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Inc. has added $4 million in a second close of its Series B financing, bringing the round to $29 million, with the add-on funding backed by new investor SR One.

Vishay introduces new 500V N-channel power MOSFETs

October 21, 2010 10:33 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. released four new 500V, 16A n-channel power MOSFETs with ultra-low 0.38Ω maximum on-resistance at a 10V gate drive, and an improved gate charge of 68nC, in the TO-220AB,TO-220 FULLPAK, D²PAK, and TO-247AC packages.

Hitachi and Johnson controls announce plans to collaborate on advanced energy storage

October 21, 2010 10:33 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Hitachi, Ltd. and Johnson Controls, Inc. announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together on several fronts in the field of advanced energy storage.

Invirase (saquinavir): Label Change - Risk of Abnormal Heart Rhythm

October 21, 2010 10:32 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Prolonged QT or PR intervals reported when Invirase is used with the antiviral medication, Norvir (ritonavir).

CareFusion Will Host an Earnings Conference Call on Nov. 2 to Discuss the Results for the First Quarter Fiscal 2011

October 21, 2010 9:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 21 /- CareFusion (NYSE: CFN ), a leading, global medical device company, today announced plans to release first quarter fiscal 2011 results on Tuesday, Nov. 2 before the start of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. (Logo:  ...


Span-America Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year-End 2010 Conference Call on the Internet

October 21, 2010 9:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

GREENVILLE, S.C., Oct. 21 /- Span-America Medical Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:  SPAN) will provide an online, real-time webcast and rebroadcast of its conference call on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, covering results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year-end 2010, which will be released...


VirtualScopics Schedules Third Quarter 2010 Earnings Announcement

October 21, 2010 9:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 21 /- VirtualScopics, Inc. (Nasdaq: VSCP ), a leading provider of quantitative imaging for clinical trials, announced today that before the market opens on Thursday, November 11, 2010 it will release its third quarter 2010 financial results. The company will host a...



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