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Talecris Forms Partnership to Co-Promote Life-Saving Rabies Products

June 15, 2010 11:43 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. , June 15 /- Talecris Biotherapeutics announced today that it has agreed to a co-promotion arrangement with Novartis Vaccines to jointly market and sell their respective post-exposure rabies products. Talecris provides HyperRAB® S/D (Rabies Immune...


Combined BRAF-targeted and Immunotherapy Shows Promise for Melanoma Treatment

June 15, 2010 10:37 am | by AACR | News | Comments

• Oncogenic BRAF contributes to immune escape in melanoma. • MAPK pathway inhibition can release suppression. • BRAF inhibition improves T-cell immune response against cancer. PHILADELPHIA - Combined targeted therapy against the BRAF/MAPK pathway with immunotherapy shows promise as a new...


BRAF Inhibitor Shows Promising Preclinical Activity Against Melanoma

June 15, 2010 10:37 am | by AACR | News | Comments

• Phase III trial currently enrolling • Clear tumor regression seen in preclinical models • No increased toxicity observed PHILADELPHIA - Preclinical findings recently published in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, showed RG7204 (PLX4032)...


FDA Cautions on Accurate Vitamin D Supplementation for Infants

June 15, 2010 9:40 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SILVER SPRING, Md. , June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Administration today alerted parents and caregivers that some liquid Vitamin D supplement products are sold with droppers that could allow excessive dosing of Vitamin D to infants.   (Logo:  ...


DHL Global Mail Launches Specialized Shipping Service for Mail-Order Pharmacies

June 15, 2010 9:40 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WESTON, Fla. , June 15 /- DHL Global Mail today launched a new shipping service designed specifically around the needs of mail-order pharmacies. DHL SMARTMAIL PHARMA SELECT ™ incorporates best practices the mail expediter has established over many years of serving the pharmaceutical...


Healthy Adviceâ„¢ Networks Physicians Participate in Panel at Sales Force Effectiveness Conference

June 15, 2010 9:40 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CINCINNATI , June 15 /- Healthy Advice ™ Networks, the nation's leading provider of points-of-care health-education programs for consumers and physicians, hosted a panel of their physicians at the recent eyeforpharma Sales Force Effectiveness Conference held in Princeton, New Jersey...


CorMatrix(R) ECM(TM) Receives CE Mark for Cardiac Tissue Repair

June 15, 2010 9:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ATLANTA , June 15 /- CorMatrix® Cardiovascular, a medical device company dedicated to developing and delivering unique extracellular matrix (ECM) biomaterial devices that harness the body's innate ability to repair damaged cardiovascular tissue, announced today it has received CE...


Nanospheres stretch limits of hard disk storage

June 15, 2010 8:41 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

A new magnetic recording medium made up of tiny nanospheres has been devised by European researchers. The technology may lead to hard disks able to store more than a thousand billion bits of information in a square inch.


Vitamin D Supplement Products: Medication Use Error

June 15, 2010 8:39 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Some liquid Vitamin D supplement products are sold with droppers that could allow parents to accidentally give harmful amounts of Vitamin D to their infant.


Florida woman sues DePuy Orthopedics over hip implant

June 15, 2010 7:38 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

A Florida woman sues Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Orthopedics, alleging that her ASR metal-on-metal hip replacement was defective and accusing the company of knowing about the device's problems but failing to warn physicians. DePuy Orthopaedics is facing the...


AtriCure gets approval for AtriClip heart system

June 15, 2010 7:10 am | News | Comments

Medical device maker AtriCure Inc. said regulators cleared its AtriClip system, which is designed for use in surgery treating atrial fibrillation.The Food and Drug Administration cleared AtriCure's AtriClip Gillinov-Cosgrove Left Atrial Appendage Exclusion system. The system is intended for use...


32-bit MCUs Speed Development of Sophisticated Interface Designs

June 15, 2010 6:49 am | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, analog, and Flash-IP solutions, offers two new development tools for adding advanced human interfaces to PIC32, 32-bit microcontroller-based designs.

New combination effective against pancreatic cancer

June 15, 2010 6:41 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University Hospital Heidelberg) The new cancer medication sorafenib looks promising. Sorafenib is used for advanced liver and kidney cancer and also appears to be effective against cancer stem cells in pancreatic cancer. The team led by Professor Dr. Ingrid Herr, Head of the...


New President and Chief Executive Officer Named at Access Communications, LLC

June 15, 2010 6:40 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. , June 15 /- Access Communications, LLC (Access) has named David P. Gagliano the company's president and chief executive officer (CEO). Since mid-2009, Access was under the leadership of a group of managing partners, a role in which Gagliano served in addition to...


Ethernet Switch Designed for VPX and OpenVPX Platforms

June 15, 2010 6:40 am | Kontron America Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The new Kontron Gigabit Ethernet Switch VX3910 offers 3U VPX (VITA 46.x) and OpenVPX (VITA 65) platforms Enterprise-Class Switching functionality with a total of 28 Gigabit Ethernet ports and advanced management features.


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