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Stryker Corp. to buy Boston Scientific division

October 28, 2010 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Stryker Corporation says it will pay up to $1.5 billion to buy the neurovascular division of fellow medical device maker Boston Scientific.The Kalamazoo, Mich., company plans to pay $1.4 billion at the deal's closing and then up to $100 million in milestone payments. The deal is expected to...

Boston Scientific Agrees to Sell Neurovascular Business to Stryker

October 28, 2010 4:32 am | by Boston Scientific | News | Comments

NATICK, Mass., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced the execution of a definitive agreement under which Stryker Corporation will acquire Boston Scientific's Neurovascular


VIDEO From and AstraZeneca: AstraZeneca Announces Third Quarter and Nine Months Results 2010

October 28, 2010 2:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, Oct. 28 /- See video from AstraZeneca at: Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca announced that revenue for...


Adeona to Hold Annual Shareholder Meeting

October 28, 2010 2:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 28 /- Adeona Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (AMEX: AEN ) announced today that the Company will hold its Annual Shareholders Meeting on Tuesday, November 2, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., at its offices located at 3930 Varsity Drive, Ann Arbor, MI, 48108. During the Annual...


Exposure to BPA associated with reduced semen quality

October 28, 2010 12:33 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(GolinHarris International) Increasing urine BPA (Bisphenol-A) level was significantly associated with decreased sperm concentration, decreased total sperm count, decreased sperm vitality and decreased sperm motility, according to a Kaiser Permanente study appearing in the journal...


Atrenta and CEA-Leti sign a multi-year collaboration agreement

October 28, 2010 12:33 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Focus will be advanced power reduction and 3D design.

Microfluidics: A thousand captures at a time

October 28, 2010 12:33 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Patch clamping is a widely used laboratory technique to study ion channels in living cells. It is conventionally performed by pressing the open tip of a glass pipette against the membrane of a cell, applying gentle suction to establish a tight seal and then rupturing the cell membrane to...

Digital MEMS microphones from Wolfson target high-quality audio processing in mobile devices

October 28, 2010 12:33 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Fabless audio chip company Wolfson Microelectronics plc (LSE: WLF.L) launched its next-generation digital silicon micro-electro-mechanical-systems (MEMS) microphones, the WM7210 and the WM7220. The digital MEMS are manufactured with Wolfson?s CMOS/MEMS membrane design, similar to the...


Cell Therapeutics Third Quarter Net Loss Decreases by 68% in 2010 Compared to 2009

October 28, 2010 12:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SEATTLE, Oct. 28 /- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. ("CTI" or the "Company") (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) today reported recent accomplishments and financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010. "We have made solid progress in controlling costs with a 52% decrease in net operating...


Cancer Drug Zeroes In on a Genetic Mistake

October 27, 2010 9:34 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

An experimental compound shrank lung-cancer tumors in half of the patients in a recent study.

An Implant Could Ease Balance Problems

October 27, 2010 9:33 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A patient has received the first ear implant to treat a balance disorder; researchers hope it leads to similar devices that are even more complex.

Universal Health posts higher 3Q profit

October 27, 2010 6:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hospital operator Universal Health Services Inc. said Wednesday its profit increased nearly 9 percent in the third quarter as revenue edged higher.Universal Health lowered the top end of its projected range for 2010 earnings, sending shares lower in after-hours trading.The company reported net...

Gen-Probe to Webcast Two Upcoming Investor Presentations

October 27, 2010 6:32 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 27 /- Gen-Probe Incorporated (Nasdaq: GPRO ) announced today that the Company will present at the Oppenheimer 21st Annual Healthcare Conference in New York on November 2, 2010 at 11:25 a.m. Eastern time, and at the Lazard Capital Markets 7th Annual Healthcare Conference in...


Free Diabetes Health Program Saturday, Oct. 30 at Jefferson State Community College

October 27, 2010 4:34 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 27 /- The Institute for Health Protection (IHP), in partnership with Roche Diabetes Care, the makers of ACCU-CHEK® products and services, and Jefferson State Community College, will host a free community diabetes program at JSCC's Shelby-Hoover campus this...


Abstracts for the EORTC-NCI-AACR Symposium in Berlin go up online on Friday, Oct. 29

October 27, 2010 3:31 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(ECCO-the European CanCer Organisation) The majority of the abstracts to be presented at the EORTC-NCI-AACR Symposium on "molecular targets and cancer therapeutics? will go up online two weeks before the meeting at midnight CET on Friday, Oct. 29, and can be reported from that...



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