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Unprecedented Donation Made by Mrs. Lily Safra to the Institute for Brain and Spinal Cord Disorders in Paris

July 8, 2010 10:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PARIS , July 8, 2010 /- Professor Gerard Saillant , President of the Institute for Brain and Spinal Cord Disorders (ICM), announced today an unprecedented donation of EUR8,000,000 from Mrs. Lily Safra . It is the largest single donation made by a private individual to the ICM. Professor Saillant...


ECRI Institute Adds 4,000 New Terms to Universal Medical Device Nomenclature Systemâ„¢

July 8, 2010 10:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

Free license gives access to 24,544 terms, including genetic testing and device software PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. , July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ECRI Institute's Universal Medical Device Nomenclature System™,  the most comprehensive medical device taxonomy, announces the...


Exagen Diagnostics Receives Lab Accreditation From College of American Pathologists

July 8, 2010 10:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. , July 8 /- Exagen Diagnostics, Inc., a molecular diagnostics laboratory that discovers, develops and markets proprietary genomic tests, has been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP). The CAP is a leading...


Qualaquin (quinine sulfate): New Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy - Risk of serious hematological reactions

July 8, 2010 10:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

New Risk Management Plan. Reports of serious side effects in patients using Qualaquin "off-label" for night time leg cramps.


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July 8, 2010 7:38 am | News | Comments

The MDT community forum is a great location to discuss new trends, share tips, give opinions, and exchange ideas.

PMA Final Decisions for May 2010

July 8, 2010 7:37 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

These are Premarket Approvals (PMA), Product Development Protocols (PDP), Supplement and Notice Decisions for January 2010


Federal Register: Guidance for Humanitarian Device Exemption Holders, Institutional Review Boards, Clinical Investigators, and Food and Drug Administration Staff; Humanitarian...

July 8, 2010 7:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

This guidance answers commonly asked questions about Humanitarian Use Devices (HUDs) and applications for HDEs.


Servo Drive Features Compact Space-Saving Design

July 8, 2010 6:46 am | Bosch Rexroth Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

The Rexroth IndraDrive Cs Economy low-power servo drive features an extremely compact space-saving design, and open support of SERCOS III communication bus, providing a cost-effective drive platform delivering just the right amount of functionality.


Community Health Systems buys hospital in SC

July 8, 2010 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hospital operator Community Health Systems Inc. has acquired Marion Regional Healthcare System, expanding its presence in South Carolina.Terms of the deal were not disclosed.Community, which is based in Franklin, Tenn., said the system includes Marion Regional Hospital, a 124-bed, full service...

ESMO publishes updated guidelines on cancer care

July 8, 2010 6:36 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(European Society for Medical Oncology) The European Society for Medical Oncology just released an enhanced and revised set of clinical recommendations designed to help oncologists deliver the best quality care to their patients.The ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines offer vital,...


Perfusion CT may be used as a noninvasive tool in detection of hepatic toxicity

July 8, 2010 6:36 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(World Journal of Gastroenterology) A research team from China investigated the microcirculation changes in liver of patients with tumor during chemotherapy by perfusion computed tomography (CT). Their study suggested that chemotherapy affects hepatic microcirculation in patients...


Sanofi-aventis reported to grow Cambridge presence

July 8, 2010 6:35 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

French drug developer Sanofi-aventis SA is growing its presence in Cambridge, with plans to add 300 jobs and a $65 million expansion investment, according to a published report today.

Infrared LED Array Delivers More Efficient Operation

July 8, 2010 6:26 am | Opto Diode Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Opto Diode Corp., a global supplier of advanced performance photodiodes and highly reliable, visible, and IR LEDs, has developed the first in a series of high power LED arrays, the OD-850-30-030.

Motorized Linear Rail Assembly Combines Motion Technologies

July 8, 2010 6:19 am | Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, a leading manufacturer of engineered linear motion products, offers the dual carriage RGS04 motorized linear rail assembly. This system combines many of Haydon Kerk’s patented motion technologies into a single integrated system.

Epoxy Packaging Is Well Suited for Small Applications

July 8, 2010 6:04 am | Adhesive Packaging Specialties, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Packaging for reactive adhesives, sealants, or resins in small two-part epoxy delivery systems requires only a minimal amount of material to be dispensed at one time.


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