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Humana spent $248K lobbying federal gov't in 1Q

May 21, 2010 1:10 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Health insurer Humana Inc. spent $248,000 lobbying the federal government in the first quarter of 2010 on health care reform and several other acts.The Louisville, Ky., insurer also lobbied to encourage programs of health promotion or disease prevention, to provide premium discounts for healthy...

FDA Commissioner, Dr. Hamburg Addresses Counterfeit Devices to WHA

May 21, 2010 10:59 am | by Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief | News | Comments

On May 19, 2010, Dr. Margaret A. Hamburg, Commissioner of the FDA, gave remarks at the World Health Assembly Committee A.


West Physics Consulting Signs Exclusive Arrangement With Digirad Corporation

May 21, 2010 10:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ATLANTA , May 21 /- West Physics Consulting, the leading national provider of medical and health physics consulting and testing services, announced today that it has entered into an exclusive arrangement with Digirad Corporation to provide all radiation safety oversight and technical...


NANIUM ramps up 300mm eWLB technology of Infineon into high volume capacity

May 21, 2010 9:39 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

NANIUM announces that it has signed a business agreement with Infineon Technologies AG (Germany) to provide manufacturing services of 300mm eWLB technology. This contract allows NANIUM to be one of the first companies in the semiconductor industry to build up 300mm eWLB...

Solos Endoscopy, Inc. Appoints Experienced CFO To Financial Leadership Amidst Growth

May 21, 2010 9:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BOSTON , May 21 /-  Solos Endoscopy, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SNDY) is pleased to announce the appointment of Fred Schiemann to its board of directors as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Schiemann brings a strong administrative background in the small-cap company sector as well as expertise in...


Accuray Incorporated to Present at Citi Global Health Care Conference

May 21, 2010 9:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SUNNYVALE, Calif. , May 21 /- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, announced today that its management is scheduled to present at the Citi Global Health Care Conference in New York City on Wednesday May 26, 2010 at 2:40 p.m. ET / 11:40 a.m....


Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Results of a Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Gadobutrol

May 21, 2010 9:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BOSTON , May 21 /- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced presentation of data in a poster titled "Results from a multicenter, open-label Phase 3 study to determine the safety and efficacy of gadobutrol, a macrocyclic 1.0 molar GBCA in patients referred for...


Home Health Monitoring May Significantly Improve Blood Pressure Control, Kaiser Permanente Study Finds

May 21, 2010 9:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DENVER and REDMOND, Wash. , May 21 /- The use of at-home blood pressure monitors and web-based reporting tools that connect clinicians and patients via the Internet appears to significantly improve patients' ability to manage their high blood pressure to healthy levels, according to...


Applied Materials to enter MOCVD market soon to supply LED makers

May 21, 2010 7:39 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Applied Materials is expected to enter MOCVD market as a new MOCVD equipment supplier as the company responds to soaring demand from consumers and OEMs for LED backlit TVs.

Study Data Show INTUNIVâ„¢ (guanfacine) Extended Release Tablets Co-administered With Stimulants Provided ADHD Symptom Improvement in Children and Adolescents

May 21, 2010 7:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW ORLEANS , May 21 /- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, Nasdaq: SHPGY ), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced new findings on once-daily INTUNIV™ (guanfacine) Extended Release Tablets, the first selective alpha-2A agonist approved for the treatment of Attention...


Learning from mistakes: Disappointment activates small midbrain region

May 21, 2010 7:37 am | by Baylor College of Medicine | News | Comments

Learning from your mistakes can improve job skills and maintain friendships. In the wild, it can mean the difference between life and death. Now, using brain imaging and a simple experiment, researchers from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston have shown that a small midbrain region...


Isis Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 2010 Citi Investment Research Global Health Care Conference

May 21, 2010 7:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CARLSBAD, Calif. , May 21 /- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIS ), the leader in antisense therapeutics, today announced that management will present a company overview at Citi Investment Research's 2010 Global Health Care Conference on Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. ET at the...


Cryo-Storage of Adult Stem Cells From Fat

May 21, 2010 7:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PFAFFIKON, Switzerland , May 21, 2010 /- - Europe's Leading Stem Cell Bank Launches Innovative Service for Liposuction Market Cryo-Save today announced the European introduction of Cryo-Lip, a new product that allows the collection, processing and storage of a rich mixture of adult stem cells...


Endologix names Wilder to board of directors

May 21, 2010 7:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical device maker Endologix Inc. said Friday it named Thomas C. Wilder to the board of directors.Wilder replaces Paul McCormick, whose term on the board expired. The company has seven board members.Wilder is currently the president and CEO of Sequent Medical, a private company focused on...

Sorrento Therapeutics Awarded NIH Grant for MRSA Program

May 21, 2010 5:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO , May 21 /- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SRNE) today announced that it has received an Advanced Technology Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. The peer-reviewed grant was...



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