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Diagnostic 'guidelines' a barrier to prompt relief for some back pain

July 24, 2010 4:34 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions) Slavishly following long-held guidelines for diagnosing the cause of arthritis-related back pain is resulting in excessive tests, delays in pain relief and wasteful spending of as much as $10,000 per patient, new Johns Hopkins-led research suggests.

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Intuitive Surgical expands repurchase(3)

July 23, 2010 4:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Intuitive Surgical Inc. said Friday that its board authorized the repurchase of an additional $150 million of its stock.The authorization brings the company's amount of stock available for repurchase to $300 million.Shares of the surgical robot maker rose $17.39, or 5.5 percent, to close at...

Education Tactics for Thought Leaders, Physicians, Patients and Payers to Support Successful Oncology Product Launches

July 23, 2010 4:37 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. , July 23 /- The bio-pharmaceutical marketplace – and the oncology therapeutic area in particular – continues to evolve as new medicines and technologies create valuable market opportunities. It's in this competitive and challenging environment that...

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BHR Pharma Enrolls First Patient in Phase 3 SyNAPSe Traumatic Brain Injury Trial

July 23, 2010 4:36 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HERNDON, Va. , July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BHR Pharma, LLC (BHR) announced today that the first patient has been enrolled in its SyNAPSe study ( www.synapse-trial.com ), a global, Phase 3, pivotal trial to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of its intravenous progesterone...

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Study Seeks Volunteers to Measure Safety of Treatment 'Boost' for Patients with Oropharyngeal Cancer

July 23, 2010 4:36 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

GREAT NECK, N.Y. , July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The North Shore-LIJ Health System Department of Radiation Medicine announced today it is seeking patients with cancer of the oropharynx (back of the mouth) to participate in a Phase I clinical trial. Subjects must be newly diagnosed...

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Vermillion Announces Relocation of Corporate Offices to Austin, Texas

July 23, 2010 4:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FREMONT, Calif. , July 23 /- Vermillion, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRML ), a molecular diagnostics company, today announced that it is relocating its corporate headquarters from Fremont, California to Austin, Texas .  Vermillion has executed a two-year lease for a new principal place of business...

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FDA Cites Manufacturing Issues in Warning Letter to Abbott

July 23, 2010 4:31 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Abbott Diabetes Care received a warning letter about manufacturing violations at its Alameda, Calif., facility, which makes FreeStyle and Navigator blood glucose monitoring products.

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Devicemakers See Mixed Results in Second Quarter Earnings

July 23, 2010 4:31 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Boston Scientific saw sales for its implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) bounce back after a monthlong shipment hold and vows from physicians to switch to other devices.

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Intuitive Surgical expands repurchase(2)

July 23, 2010 3:46 pm | News | Comments

Intuitive Surgical Inc. said Friday that its board authorized the repurchase of an additional $150 million of its stock.The authorization brings the company's amount of stock available for repurchase to $300 million.Shares of the surgical robot maker rose $17.39, or 5.5 percent, to close at...

Intuitive Surgical expands repurchase

July 23, 2010 3:45 pm | News | Comments

Intuitive Surgical Inc. said Friday that its board authorized the repurchase of an additional $150 million of its stock.The authorization brings the company's amount of stock available for repurchase to $300 million.Shares of the surgical robot maker rose $17.39, or 5.5 percent, to close at...

Elizabeth Warren Among Top Candidates for Consumer Protection Post;

July 23, 2010 12:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

3M, Caterpillar, AT&T, UPS Set to Report; Starbucks Profits Rise, Outlook Matches Estimate; eBay Profit and Revenue Top Analyst Estimates; House Takes Up Jobless Benefits Extension Today; Jobless Claims and Existing Home Sales Data Due; David Servan-Schreiber, Fred Imus - Part 4

Initial public offerings scheduled to debut next week

July 23, 2010 11:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include Renaissance Capital, Greenwich, CT (www.renaissancecapital.com) and SEC filings.

Sunrise Senior Living settles with SEC

July 23, 2010 10:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Sunrise Senior Living Inc. said Friday that it has agreed to settle with the Securities and Exchange Commission over a previously disclosed investigation.The SEC is not fining the residential living facilities operator but is entering a judgment that prohibits Sunrise from violating certain...

Cook brand Ciaglia Blue Rhino/Ciaglia Blue Dolphin Percutaneous Tracheostomy Introducer Sets and Trays

July 23, 2010 10:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Recall due to balloon inflation assembly that may not hold air

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Beckman Coulter shares dive after earnings report

July 23, 2010 9:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Shares of Beckman Coulter Inc. sank Friday, a day after the medical-testing instruments maker cut its earnings forecast for the year and reported a 27 percent drop in second-quarter profit.The Brea, Calif., company said after the market closed Thursday its net income fell to $44.6 million, or...

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