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Joint replacement: Does this look infected to you?

September 9, 2010 8:32 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) Clinical practice guidelines are one avenue the AAOS uses to ensure that patients receive high quality care. A periprosthetic joint infection occurs when bacteria or other foreign organisms enter the wound during or at any point following joint...


2010 Prix Galien USA Pro Bono Humanum Award to be Presented to UNITAID for Work In Global HIV/AIDS Effort

September 9, 2010 8:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, Sept. 9 /- The Prix Galien USA committee, responsible for awarding the most prestigious prize in biopharmaceutical research and development, today announced the 2010 winner of the Pro Bono Humanum Award for the 4th annual Prix Galien USA Awards competition. The award,...


Halozyme prices sale of 8.3M shares at $7.50 each

September 9, 2010 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Halozyme Therapeutics Inc. said Thursday it priced an offering of 8.3 million shares of its stock at $7.50 per share.The underwriters of the offering will have an option to buy another 1.2 million shares to cover any overallotments.Shares of Halozyme closed at $7.99 Wednesday, making the price...


Magnetic Reed Switches Offer Sensitivities From 3 to 100 AT

September 9, 2010 6:40 am | Standex Electronics | Product Releases | Comments

Standex Electronics provides magnetic reed switches from 3.7 to 50 mm in both standard designs with exposed leads, and molded, surface mount designs.

Federal Register: Determination of Regulatory Review Period for Purposes of Patent Extension; REPEL-CV

September 9, 2010 6:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The FDA has determined the regulatory review period for REPEL-CV and is publishing this notice of that determination as required by law.


ESD Solutions Offered for Single and Multiple USB Port Protection

September 9, 2010 6:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

Stackpole Electronics Inc's discrete (ESD Series) and array (ESA Series) suppression devices are ideal for ESD protection of high speed communications ports, such as USB 2.0.

Micro Connectors Are Rugged and Compact

September 9, 2010 6:14 am | Omnetics Connector Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Omnetics Connector Corp., a leading manufacturer of micro and nano miniature and high reliability connectors, has expanded its product line with the addition of the standard Micro-D connector.

3M acquires heating blanket maker for $810 million

September 9, 2010 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Manufacturing conglomerate 3M Co. has agreed to pay $810 million for Arizant Inc., a company that makes heating devices for surgical patients.The deal announced Thursday is one of a string of recent acquisitions for 3M as it stretches beyond its traditional business of making Post-It Notes and...


High-Sensitivity Digital Camera Based on CMOS Image Sensor

September 9, 2010 5:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

Designed for low-light imaging at high frame rates, this new camera combines high resolution, high sensitivity, high speed, and low noise, at an excellent price/performance level.

BridgeHead Software and Dell Offer Holistic Storage and Data Management Specifically For Hospitals

September 9, 2010 5:31 am | by RealWire | News | Comments

Joint Medical Archive Solution Challenges Current Landscape of Healthcare Data ManagementAshtead, UK and Woburn, MA, USA - 9th September 2010 - BridgeHead Software and Dell are offering hospitals a new way to store their medical and administrative data: in a centralised repository, within...


Nottingham City Hospital Chooses Quality, Throughput and Flexibility With TomoTherapy(R) Radiation Therapy System for New Facility

September 9, 2010 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments () —TomoTherapy Incorporated ( (NASDAQ: TOMO), maker of advanced, integrated radiation therapy solutions for cancer care, today announced that its technology will soon be used to treat cancer patients in Nottingham, England. The...


Use of medication for insomnia or anxiety increases mortality risk by 36 percent

September 9, 2010 12:31 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Université Laval) Taking medications to treat insomnia and anxiety increases mortality risk by 36 percent, according to a study conducted by Geneviève Belleville, a professor at Université Laval's School of Psychology. The details of this study are published in the latest edition of the...


SoloPower is first ever to receive UL certification for a flexible CIGS module

September 8, 2010 11:34 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Important Advancement for Solar Industry

Building an Implantable Artificial Kidney

September 8, 2010 9:35 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A prototype uses kidney cells to help it perform vital functions.


Using chest compressions first just as successful as immediate defibrillation after cardiac arrest

September 8, 2010 9:34 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Michigan Health System) In cardiac arrest, is it best to start pumping on the victim's chest or give an immediate shock to the heart? The University of Michigan learns both rescue strategies are effective, yet chest compressions before defibrillation may be best in events...



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