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Hoag Breast Care Center Installs Xoft Electronic Brachytherapy System for IORT Program

June 30, 2010 6:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. , June 30 /- Xoft, the leading provider of FDA-cleared Electronic Brachytherapy Systems, announced today that Hoag Breast Care Center of Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach, Calif. , has recently installed an Axxent® Electronic Brachytherapy,...

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Concord Medical Announces Share Repurchase Program

June 30, 2010 6:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BEIJING , June 30 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited ("Concord Medical" or the "Company") (NYSE: CCM ), operator of the largest network of radiotherapy and diagnostic imaging centers in China , today announced that its board of directors approved a...

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ERT Industry Poll and Sponsor Endorsement Confirms eC-SSRS is an Effective Method of Suicidality Monitoring in Clinical Trials

June 30, 2010 6:35 am | by RealWire | News | Comments

PHILADELPHIA, PA 30 June 2010 ERT, a leading provider of centralized services to global pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies, announces that a recent survey of over 250 respondents reported that all clinicians polled found the Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale...

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Claros Diagnostics Receives CE Mark Approval for Point-of-care PSA System

June 29, 2010 11:38 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Claros Diagnostics, a developer of novel point-of-care in vitro diagnostic systems, today announced the CE Mark approval for its rapid quantitative point-of-care diagnostic platform, which can now be used for prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing throughout the European Union.

MOSFETs utilize copper clip technology

June 29, 2010 11:38 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

International Rectifier has expanded its portfolio of HEXFET power MOSFETs to offer a complete family of mid-voltage devices available in a 5mm x 6mm PQFN package with optimized copper clip and solder die.

Google powermeter could expand to monitor home gas and water Use

June 29, 2010 11:38 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Media reports reveal that Google is hoping to expand the capabilities of its PowerMeter technology to include the monitoring of water and natural gas use, in addition to the monitoring of home electricity usage.

New hope for victims of stroke

June 29, 2010 11:34 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Manchester) Top British neuroscientist Nancy Rothwell will summarize her team's latest research into both the causes of brain damage in stroke patients as well as future treatment options when she delivers the Physiological Society's annual public lecture on June 30,...

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Europe leads the world in assisted-reproduction technology

June 29, 2010 11:34 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology) Europe leads the world in assisted-reproduction technology with most cycles initiated in the region.

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The teeth of cadavers reveal their identity

June 29, 2010 6:38 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology) Researchers from the University of Granada have shown that a person's dental patterns can be used as proof of their identity with the same degree of reliability as DNA testing, the method that forensic police use to reveal the...

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HealthEdge Software completes $3.5M funding

June 29, 2010 6:37 pm | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

HealthEdge Software Inc., a Burlington developer of an application suite for health-care payors, has closed a $3.5 million financing round, which includes debt and options, warrants or the right to acquire another security.

BCM Neuroscientist awarded McKnight Scholar Award

June 29, 2010 6:36 pm | by Baylor College of Medicine | News | Comments

Dr. Andreas S. Tolias, assistant professor in the Department of Neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine has been honored with the 2010 McKnight Scholar Award from The McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience. The award, $75,000 per year for three years, will help Tolias study the...

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RehabCare CEO says new Medicare rules could hurt

June 29, 2010 4:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

RehabCare Group Inc. CEO John Short said Tuesday proposed changes to the way therapy services are paid under Medicare would not fully cover the cost of care and would hurt operating earnings for the rehabilitation services provider.Last week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services...

Beating doctor burnout and protecting patients

June 29, 2010 10:39 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Nottingham) Researchers at the University of Nottingham are part of a new pan-European research study examining whether working conditions in hospitals are contributing to doctor "burnout" and putting patients' lives at risk.

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Public health systems compared: Germans more dissatisfied than the rest

June 29, 2010 10:39 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Deutsches Aerzteblatt International) One patient in four in Germany is in favor of complete reform of the public health system. Most respondents in other nations are more satisfied. A working group around Prof. Peter Sawicki of the Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health...

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Hebrew University added to Singapore research program

June 29, 2010 10:39 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) The National Research Foundation of Singapore has announced that the Hebrew University of Jerusalem will join other leading world universities that have been selected to participate in research centers in Singapore under the CREATE (Campus for...

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