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Boston Scientific Announces Schedule for EuroPCR 2010

May 20, 2010 5:35 am | by Boston Scientific | News | Comments

NATICK, Mass., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced the schedule of the Company's major events at the annual EuroPCR Scientific Program, May 25 – 28 in Paris. "We a


Patterson 4Q net income rises 15 percent

May 20, 2010 5:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Dental and veterinary products supplier Patterson Cos. said Thursday its net income grew 15 percent in its fiscal fourth quarter on better sales at its dental, rehabilitation supply, veterinary supply businesses.Patterson earned $61.8 million, or 52 cents per share, up from $54 million, or 46...

Accretive Health prices smaller IPO below target

May 20, 2010 4:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hospital business services provider Accretive Health Inc. priced a smaller initial public offering below the expected price range Wednesday night, raising $120 million.The Chicago company and its stockholders sold 10 million shares to initial investors for $12 apiece.Accretive Health had...


Altatech Semiconductor ships additional CVD Equipment to Fraunhofer ENAS for applications including MEMS, 3D TSV

May 20, 2010 3:37 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Fraunhofer Research Institution for Electronic Nano Systems (Fraunhofer ENAS) in Chemnitz, Germany, a leading semiconductor and microsystems research organization, has ordered an AltaCVD system from Altatech Semiconductor S.A., an innovative manufacturer of advanced chemical vapor...

Abdominal fat at middle age associated with greater risk of dementia

May 19, 2010 10:35 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine determined that excess abdominal fat places otherwise healthy, middle-aged people at risk for dementia later in life. Preliminary findings suggest a relationship between obesity and dementia that could lead to...


Shocking Treatment for Heart Repair

May 19, 2010 8:37 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A device sends shockwaves to prompt blood vessel growth.


Older patients offer insight into the future of cystic fibrosis

May 19, 2010 8:36 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(National Jewish Medical and Research Center) "As both care and diagnosis have improved, cystic fibrosis has been transformed from a uniformly fatal childhood disease to a condition where survival to middle age and older is possible," said National Jewish Health pulmonologist Jerry...


Gentiva names CFO, general counsel

May 19, 2010 4:10 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Home health services provider Gentiva Health Services Inc. said Wednesday that it has named Eric R. Slusser as chief financial officer and John N. Camperlengo as general counsel.Slusser will succeed John R. Potapchuk. Camperlengo will succeed Stephen B. Paige.Potapchuk and Paige will remain as...


New Products Are the Focus at EASTEC as Manufacturers Leave Recession Woes Behind

May 19, 2010 11:37 am | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | News | Comments

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass., May 19, 2010 — New data released by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) suggests that manufacturers are returning to EASTEC with one thing on their minds: new products. An SME survey of pre-registrants indicated that the majority of 12,000 expected...

Heska Announces First Installation of New Blood Gas & Electrolyte Analyzer

May 19, 2010 11:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LOVELAND, Colo. , May 19 /- Heska Corporation (Nasdaq: HSKA ) ("Heska" or the "Company"), a leading provider of veterinary diagnostic and specialty products, announced today the first installations of the Company's new Vital Path™ Blood Gas & Electrolyte Analyzer (the " Vital...


Leisureworld Announces May Dividend

May 19, 2010 11:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Leisureworld Senior Care Corporation (TSX: LW) today announced that the Company's dividend for May, 2010 will be $0.0708 per share, representing $0.85 per share on an annualized basis. Payment will be made on June 15, 2010 to shareholders of record May 31, 2010.About LeisureworldLeisureworld is the...

Nanotubes that heal: Engineering better orthopedic implants

May 19, 2010 10:36 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Titanium and its alloys have a leg up on all other materials used to make the orthopedic implants used by surgeons to repair damaged bones and joints. They are light, super-strong, and virtually inert inside the body. But whether the implants are destined for your knee, your hip, your...


IGBT modules deliver high power density in compact form

May 19, 2010 10:36 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Infineon Technologies AG is rolling out IGBT modules designed for highest power density and reliability: a PrimePACK module with 1400A in 1700V in a PrimePACK 3 packaging, and the new flagship of the EconoDUAL family, the EconoDUAL 3 with 600A in 1200V.

Nursing and Health launches new master's program

May 19, 2010 10:36 am | by Arizona State University | News | Comments

An academic partnership with the Food and Drug Administration has enabled the launch of a master's degree in regulatory science and health safety, starting fall more


Summary Information for: Alair Bronchial Thermoplasty System

May 19, 2010 10:35 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Labeling, Approval Order, and Summary of Safety and Effectiveness for Alair Bronchial Thermoplasty System (P080032).



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