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GSI Group comes out of Chapter 11

July 26, 2010 9:35 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Laser technology company GSI Group Inc. reported late Friday that it had completed its planned restructuring and emerged from its Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The Bedford-based company has has cut its debt load from $210 million to $107 million, officials report.

Abbott to Feature Novel Tests and New Upgrades to Testing Platforms at American Association for Clinical Chemistry Lab Expo

July 26, 2010 8:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ANAHEIM, Calif. , July 26 /- A first-of-its-kind test that detects HIV infection earlier than ever before in the United States ; a molecular assay for identification of two common sexually transmitted diseases; and an enhanced integrated analyzer offering significant workflow...

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Abviva Announces Notice of Canadian Patent for Technology Used in Breast Cancer Diagnostics and Therapeutics

July 26, 2010 8:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. , July 26 /- Abviva, Inc. (Pink Sheets: ABVV), a biomedical company engaged in the development and commercialization of breast cancer-related applications of Mammastatin, announced that the Canadian Patent Office issued notice that it will be issuing patent...

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Calibra Gains FDA Clearance to Market Finesse™ Insulin Patch-Pen for Three-Day Use With Novolog®

July 26, 2010 7:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. , July 26 /- Calibra Medical announced today it received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its Finesse™ insulin patch-pen for up to three-day use with Novo Nordisk's Novolog ® rapid acting insulin. Combining the...

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Circle Biologics® Introduces Innovation in Medical Devices

July 26, 2010 7:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MINNEAPOLIS , July 26 /- Circle Biologics®, Inc. has announced a technological break-through in regenerative medicine – its Autologous Platelet Concentrator Platform (APC™).  This innovative single device platform is the first of its kind to incorporate both...

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Brainlab Offers Real-Time Monitoring for IGRT

July 26, 2010 7:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WESTCHESTER, Ill. , July 26 /- Brainlab announced the availability of ExacTrac® Infrared Monitoring, an add-on device to existing treatment machines for monitoring patient positioning during radiation therapy treatments, at the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)...

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Medical Device Safety Tip: Air or Electric Dermatome Instruments

July 26, 2010 7:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

FDA has received several reports of patients suffering lacerations when undergoing skin grafting procedures with air- or electric-powered Dermatome surgical instruments made by Zimmer, Inc. In one report, the device cut through to the bone and the...

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Orthovita gets clearance on collagen facility

July 26, 2010 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Orthovita Inc. said Monday it received regulatory approval for a facility where it will process collagen used in Vitagel, a product used to control bleeding during surgery.The company said the Food and Drug Administration cleared a supplement for the new facility, which is located in Malvern,...

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Boston Scientific Launches Neuroform EZâ„¢ Stent System in U.S. and Europe

July 26, 2010 4:34 am | by Boston Scientific | News | Comments

Company expands market-leading family of neurovascular stents

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Onyx Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Top-Line Carfilzomib Data From Phase 2b Study

July 26, 2010 3:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

EMERYVILLE, Calif. , July 26 /- Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX ) today announced positive top-line results from the Phase 2b 003-A1 study of single-agent carfilzomib, a selective, next generation proteasome inhibitor, in patients with relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma....

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Delcath Systems Announces Second Quarter Progress Report Conference Call

July 26, 2010 3:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK , July 26 /- Delcath Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: DCTH ) announced today that it will host a conference call to discuss its second quarter results and recent corporate developments on Thursday, July 29, 2010 at 4:30pm, ET . Eamonn Hobbs , President and Chief Executive Officer, and...

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Harco Partners With ConMediSys to Deliver Patient Safety and Equipment Integrity

July 26, 2010 3:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

TEMPE, Ariz. , July 26 /- Harco Metal Products (Harco), an industry leader in tube fabrication, systems integration, and seamless, cost effective manufacturing, announced today the contract to manufacture MediGLIDERâ„¢ products for ConMediSys. ConMediSys, the developer of safety...

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Gamma-Tocotrienol Kills Prostate Cancer Stem Cells

July 26, 2010 12:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SINGAPORE , July 25 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Scientists from Singapore , Australia and Hong Kong have found that gamma-tocotrienol is potent in killing prostate cancer stem cells. This small group of cells is responsible for the initiation of prostate cancer and is resistant to conventional...

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2008 U.S. Diabetes Drug Delivery - Patient Perspective

July 26, 2010 12:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK , July 26 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: 2008 U.S. Diabetes Drug Delivery - Patient Perspective http://www.reportlinker.com/p0236248/2008-US-Diabetes-Drug-Delivery---Patient-Perspective.html This...

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San Diego Businesses Receive Health Care Reform Notices From IRS

July 26, 2010 12:32 am | by San Diego Business Journal | News | Comments

One of the first provisions of the Healthcare Reform Act to go into effect may provide relief for many San Diego employers in the form of a small business tax credit designed to assist with the cost of providing health insurance to employees, according to Notice 2010-44 issued by the...

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