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Varian Medical Systems Introduces New TrueBeam™ System for Image-Guided Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery to Clinicians in Asia at AOCMP in Taipei, Taiwan

October 14, 2010 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Oct. 14 /- Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE: VAR ), the world's leading manufacturer of medical technology for treating cancer with radiotherapy and radiosurgery, is introducing its new TrueBeam™ medical linear accelerator for the first time to clinicians in Asia...


Verizon Expands Medical Data Exchange to Include Broader Range of Patient Health Data

October 14, 2010 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Oct. 14 /- In its continuing efforts to help the health care industry accelerate the use of electronic medical records, Verizon is expanding its Medical Data Exchange platform to allow more types of digital patient health data to be shared. Previously, the Verizon...


Dehaier Medical Shows New Products at 2010 China International Medical Equipment Fair

October 14, 2010 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BEIJING, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Dehaier Medical Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: DHRM ) ("Dehaier" or the "Company"), an emerging leader in the development, assembly, marketing and sale of medical devices and homecare medical products in China, today announced that on October 12,...


DaTSCAN™ (Ioflupane I 123 Injection) Recommended in Updated European Guidelines for Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease

October 14, 2010 4:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 14 /- GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE ), today announced that DaTSCAN™ (ioflupane I 123 injection), a radiopharmaceutical agent intended for use with single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) imaging of the brain, has been...


Consumer Reports Flu Poll: Approximately Three Out of 10 Health Care Workers 'Living in a Bubble,' Not Getting Flu Vaccine

October 14, 2010 3:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

YONKERS, N.Y., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new Consumer Reports Health poll reveals a disconcerting proportion of "at risk" groups who will not get the flu vaccine this year.  Of most concern, only 40% of Americans in the "work risk" category—meaning those who care for...


Nuance and IBM Collaborate on Breakthrough Clinical Language Understanding Capabilities for Healthcare

October 14, 2010 1:32 am | by IBM | News | Comments

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Silicon Laboratories acquires ChipSensors, maker of innovative single-chip CMOS sensors

October 13, 2010 10:33 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Silicon Laboratories Inc. (Nasdaq: SLAB) today announced the acquisition of Ireland-based ChipSensors Limited, an early stage technology company creating innovative single-chip CMOS sensors designed to detect temperature, humidity and gases.

A day at Albany CNSE: Drilling down into packaging

October 13, 2010 10:32 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Traditional lithography-enabled scaling has partly given way to materials integration (e.g. strained silicon and high-k/metal gates [HKMG]), and now we're now entering the new world of 3D-enabled solutions such as density, FinFETs, and package integration, proclaimed David Bennett, VP of...


Yoga alleviates pain and improves function in fibromyalgia patients

October 13, 2010 9:31 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Elsevier Health Sciences) Fibromyalgia (FM) is a debilitating condition affecting 11 million individuals in the US alone. Drug therapies are generally only 30 percent effective in relieving symptoms and 20 percent effective in improving function. Standard care currently includes...


OHSU research suggests yoga can counteract fibromyalgia

October 13, 2010 9:31 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Oregon Health & Science University) According to new research conducted at Oregon Health & Science University, yoga exercises may have the power to combat the chronic pain caused by fibromyalgia -- a medical disorder characterized by chronic widespread pain.


Save the date to learn about Power electronic Packaging challenges

October 13, 2010 8:35 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

On November 18, 2010 at Ecole d?Ingénieurs Polytech Tours, France.

Johns Manville to install Ascent Solar CIGS modules at an existing installation to evaluate performance against current thin-film products

October 13, 2010 8:35 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. and Johns Manville, announced thin-film copper indium gallium (di)selenide (CIGS) laminated modules from Ascent Solar are ready for beta test deployment at the JM Technical Center (JMTC) in Littleton, Colo.

Stop Aging Now Named to Prestigious Inc. 5000 List

October 13, 2010 8:33 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 13 /- Stop Aging Now has been selected by the editors of Inc. magazine as one of America's fastest-growing private companies. Stop Aging Now , a recognized expert in nutrition and anti-aging, sells high-quality anti-aging vitamins and supplements. (Logo:  ...


Nonin Medical's Onyx® II 9560 Wireless Pulse Oximeter Aids Chilean Miner Rescue: Company to Also Donate in-Home Monitoring Equipment for Miners' Post-event Care

October 13, 2010 8:32 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 13 /- Nonin Medical, Inc., the inventor of the world's first fingertip and wireless-fingertip pulse oximeter, announced today that its Onyx® II 9560 wireless fingertip pulse oximeter was used in the effort to rescue 33 Chilean miners who were trapped in a Copiapo,...


Class I Medical Device Recall: Westmed Inc., BagEasy Manual Resuscitation Devices

October 13, 2010 6:33 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Reason for Recall: There is a potential for a disconnection at the patient port retention ring assembly. If a disconnection occurs, the device cannot work, which could result in treatment delays while another device is obtained or a different method of...


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