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Corrosion-Resistant Plating Provided on Valves

August 11, 2010 6:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Noshok has recently experienced excellent results with salt spray (fog) corrosion testing on samples of its valve products using Zinc Nickel (ZnNi) plating.

Kairos Partners III Announces Its Support for the Concerned Osteotech Stockholders

August 11, 2010 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Kairos Partners III, LP ("Kairos"), today announced its intention to vote for the dissident slate of directors for the board of Osteotech, Inc. proposed by the Spencer Capital Opportunity Fund, L.P., Boston Avenue Capital LLC and Heartland Advisors, Inc. (the "Concerned Osteotech...

Stainless Steel Filter Screens Provided With Finer Features

August 11, 2010 6:44 am | Hutchinson Technology, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Hutchinson Technology Inc (HTI), an industry leader in manufacturing precision components, offers thinner stainless steel filter screens with smaller features.

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Dicerna rounds out $25M Series B financing

August 11, 2010 6:32 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Dicerna Pharmaceuticals Inc. a Watertown-based RNA interference platform development company, has closed a $25 million Series B funding round led by new backer Domain Associates, based in New Jersey and California.

Small Line Process Flow Meter Delivers Superior Accuracy

August 11, 2010 6:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

Process and plant engineers will find the ST98L In-Line Mass Flow Meter from Fluid Components International (FCI) is the reliable flow measurement solution for virtually any air or gas mixture in small process line sizes...

IPC The Hospitalist says it bought Conn. practice

August 11, 2010 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

IPC The Hospitalist Co., which provides in-hospital medical services, said Wednesday it acquired a practice based in Bristol, Conn., to boost its presence in the New England market.Financial terms weren't disclosed.Hospital Internists of Bristol LLC sees around 18,000 patients per year, the...

Genzyme in the red amid more discarded drugs

August 11, 2010 5:37 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Genzyme Corp. has discarded some batches of four of its drugs, the company disclosed in a regulatory filing, bringing the company to a $3.8 million net loss for the second quarter.

Initial Trials on New Ovarian Cancer Tests Exhibit Extremely High Accuracy

August 11, 2010 5:34 am | by Georgia Tech Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology have attained very promising results on their initial investigations of a new test for ovarian cancer. Using a new technique involving mass spectrometry of a single drop of blood serum, the test correctly identified women with ovarian...

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Will Federal Grant Give New Life to Data Exchange?

August 11, 2010 4:55 am | by Lorraine Fernandes | Articles | Comments

The recent federal announcement of its $547 million grant release to facilitate Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) at the state level seems like new life is being given to the data exchange landscape.

China Kanghui prices IPO, raises $68.4 million

August 11, 2010 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Chinese medical device maker China Kanghui Holdings priced shares of its initial public offering in the middle of its expected range, raising $68.4 million, the company said late Tuesday.China Kanghui makes orthopedic implants. The company and its stockholders priced 6.7 million American...

Spinal muscular atrophy may also affect the heart

August 10, 2010 9:33 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Nationwide Children's Hospital) Along with skeletal muscles, it may be important to monitor heart function in patients with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). These are the findings from a study conducted by Nationwide Children's Hospital and published online ahead of print in Human...

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Total Artificial Heart Manufacturer Launches Industry's 1st E-Commerce Site

August 10, 2010 6:36 pm | by SynCardia | News | Comments

On Aug. 11, SynCardia Systems, Inc., manufacturer of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart, announced the launch of its new online store, http://Shop.SynCardia.com. SynCardia is the first company in the mechanical circulatory support industry to make its products available to...

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ASU, Phoenix College collaborate on innovative medical lab program

August 10, 2010 4:34 pm | by Arizona State University | News | Comments

A unique partnership between the Arizona State University College of Nursing & Health Innovation and Phoenix College has made earning a bachelor's degree easier and more affordable.read more

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CareFusion to cut 700 jobs; posts strong 4Q profit

August 10, 2010 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical device maker CareFusion Corp. said on Tuesday it plans to eliminate 700 jobs in restructuring aimed at saving more than $100 million a year, while it posted better-than-expected results for its fiscal fourth quarter.For the three months ended June 30, CareFusion said net income fell to...

Medical students open to learning with video games

August 10, 2010 1:41 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Michigan Health System) Today's college students were raised with a digital mouse in their hands. So it should be no surprise that a majority of medical school students surveyed say video games and virtual reality environments could help them become better doctors....

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