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

May 20, 2010 7:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. , May 20 /- David B. Snow Jr. , chairman and chief executive officer, Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS ), is scheduled to address the 2010 Citi Investment Research Global Health Care Conference in New York on Wednesday, May 26, 2010 . The presentation at the...

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Renhuang Pharmaceuticals Exhibits All-Natural Products at the 107th China Import and Export Fair

May 20, 2010 7:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HARBIN, China , May 20 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Renhuang Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Pink Sheets: RHGP) ("Renhuang" or the "Company"), a developer, manufacturer and distributor of botanical products, bio-pharmaceuticals and traditional Chinese medicines ("TCM"), today announced that the...

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Biocept, Inc. Announces Issuance of Patent for its Microfluidic Technology

May 20, 2010 7:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO , May 20 /- Biocept, Inc. ("Biocept"), an emerging leader in rare cell capture, announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent for Biocept's cell separation technology using a microfluidic device. U.S. patent #7,695,956 entitled "Device for Cell...

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New Prime Therapeutics Study Finds Antiviral Medications Were Not Hoarded During H1N1 Flu Season

May 20, 2010 7:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ST. PAUL, Minn. , May 20 /- Despite concerns from public health officials, influenza antiviral drugs were not hoarded during the recent H1N1 flu season, according to a new analysis presented recently at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy's 22nd Annual Meeting in San Diego by Prime...

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Physicians Cite Positive First Clinical Experience with Volcano's Eagle Eye® Platinum Digital IVUS Catheter

May 20, 2010 7:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO , May 20 /- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC ) announced today the completion of the first clinical cases using the new Eagle Eye® Platinum digital IVUS catheter. The procedures were performed in seven centers within the United States . Commercial launch of Eagle Eye®...

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Pistachios offer multiple benefits

May 20, 2010 6:37 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Penn State) Pistachio nuts, eaten as part of a healthy diet, can increase the levels of antioxidants in the blood of adults with high cholesterol, according to an international team of nutritional scientists.

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IU study: More physical activity leads to less obesity -- often, but not always

May 20, 2010 6:37 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Indiana University) It may seem intuitive that greater amounts of exercise lead to less obesity, but an Indiana University study has found that this conventional wisdom applies primarily to white women. The findings draw attention not only to racial, ethnic and gender differences...

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Traffic safety, alcohol and drugs

May 20, 2010 6:37 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Norwegian Institute of Public Health) In August 2010, researchers and experts on drugs, alcohol and medicines will take part in the T2010 conference, the tri-annual meeting of the International Council on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety. This year's meeting is being hosted by...

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3-D model of blood flow by supercomputer predicts heart attacks

May 20, 2010 6:37 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) The EPFL Laboratory of Multiscale Modeling of Materials in Switzerland has developed a flowing 3D model of the cardiovascular system that should allow for predictions of certain heart diseases before they become dangerous.

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'Beer belly' link to Alzheimer's

May 20, 2010 6:37 am | by BBC | News | Comments

People who carry a lot of weight around their middle are at increased risk of developing dementia, say US researchers.

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Client Demand for Better Performance at Lower Cost Accelerates the Movement to IBM DB2 Database Software

May 20, 2010 6:37 am | by IBM | News | Comments

A new wave of clients and business partners in industries such as healthcare, energy and financial markets have made the switch from competitive platforms to IBM DB2 database software to meet data intensive demands of their businesses. To further accelerate this momentum, IBM announced...

Scientists see new hope in fight against HIV and TB

May 20, 2010 6:36 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Burness Communications) As US policymakers consider scaling back on its historic initiative to fight AIDS around the world and downsizing goals to combat tuberculosis, next-generation treatment and prevention strategies to significantly reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS and...

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Concord Medical to Report First Quarter 2010 Financial Results on Thursday, May 27, 2010

May 20, 2010 6:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BEIJING , May 20 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited ("Concord Medical") (NYSE: CCM ), operator of the largest network of radiotherapy and diagnostic imaging centers in China, today announced that it will report its unaudited financial results for the...

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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

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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...

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