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Genetics of body germs revealed

May 20, 2010 3:37 pm | by BBC | News | Comments

The entire genetic sequences of 178 microbes that live on, or in, the human body have been decoded by US scientsts.


Autism link with migrant parents

May 20, 2010 3:37 pm | by BBC | News | Comments

Migration from certain parts of the world can increase the risk of a child having autism, a study has suggested.


Tekia Enters Into Distribution Agreement With Fritz Ruck/T-MED, Germany to Market Its Accommodative Intraocular Lens to Treat Presbyopia

May 20, 2010 2:39 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

IRVINE, Calif. , May 20 /- Tekia, Inc., an ophthalmic medical device company, announced today it has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement, for Germany , with Fritz Ruck /T-MED of Baesweiler, Germany to market its Tek-Clear Accommodative Intraocular Lens used in the treatment...


LightLab's C7-XR FD-OCT Intravascular Imaging System Featured on Good Morning America

May 20, 2010 12:36 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WESTFORD, Mass. , May 20 /- LightLab Imaging, Inc. announced today that Good Morning America featured Dr. Marco Costa , a leading interventional cardiologist and Director of the Interventional Cardiovascular Center at University Hospitals, Case Western Reserve University , using the...


eCardio Announces Addition to Senior Leadership Team

May 20, 2010 12:36 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HOUSTON , May 20 /- eCardio, one of the leading providers of arrhythmia monitoring solutions, announced today that Thomas Strachan has been added to the senior leadership team in the role of Vice President.   (Photo: )...


BCM scientists sequence microbes as part of Jumpstart for Human Microbiome Project

May 20, 2010 12:36 pm | by Baylor College of Medicine | News | Comments

A consortium of genome sequencing leaders including the Baylor College of Medicine Human Genome Sequencing Center released data on the first 178 microbial reference genomes representative of those in the human body in a report that appears in today's issue of the journal Science . Others...


Earnings schedule for week of 05/24/2010

May 20, 2010 12:10 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Major companies tentatively scheduled to report quarterly earnings next week:Monday:CAMDEN, N.J. — Campbell Soup releases financial results.TuesdayMEMPHIS, Tenn. — AutoZone Inc. releases financial results.MINNEAPOLIS — Medtronic Inc. releases financial results.HORSHAM, Pa. — Toll Brothers Inc....

Several changes in Jenoptik

May 20, 2010 11:37 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Jenoptik has announced several changes to its structure. First, the Laser Technology division of Jenoptik Laser, Optik Systeme GmbH and Jenoptik Laserdiode GmbH have merged to form ...


EU backs 3D laser printer project

May 20, 2010 10:38 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

The FEMTOPRINT project hopes to create an everyday 3D laser printer that can print tiny structures into glass.

IBM Supports ConvaTec in Major Business Transformation and SAP Migration Services, Completed In Record Time

May 20, 2010 9:37 am | by IBM | News | Comments

IBM today announced the successful global implementation of a major services project with ConvaTec to provide business transformation services as well a new single, global instance of SAP to support manufacturing, supply chain, order management and finance for the company's business in...

Bersin & Associates Introduces New Talent Management Framework

May 20, 2010 9:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

OAKLAND, Calif. , May 20 /- Bersin & Associates, the only research and advisory firm focused solely on enterprise learning, talent management, and talent acquisition, today announced the availability of a new report, The Talent Management Framework: A Modern Approach for Developing...


Allen honored for research on rare childhood disease

May 20, 2010 9:36 am | by Baylor College of Medicine | News | Comments

Baylor College of Medicine pediatric oncologist Dr. Carl Allen has received two recent awards for his research on a rare disease called Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH). Allen, assistant professor of pediatrics – hematology/oncology at BCM, earned a Scholar Award from the...


Emerges From Chapter 11 With Strong New Capital Structure; Announces New Board of Directors

May 20, 2010 9:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TLC Vision (USA) Corporation (the "Company"), North America's premier eye care services company, announced today that it has officially emerged from Chapter 11 as a newly reorganized, private company. The Company's Plan of Reorganization (the "Plan"), which was confirmed by the U.S. Bankruptcy...

Federal Register: Draft Guidance for Industry, Third Parties and Food and Drug Administration Staff; Medical Device ISO 13485:2003 Voluntary Audit Report Submission Program; A...

May 20, 2010 7:37 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

This draft guidance is intended to provide information on the implementation of a section of the Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 (FDAAA), which amends a section of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the act).

In a World First, Asda Announces 'Not for Profit' Price on All Cancer Treatment Drugs

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

LEEDS, United Kingdom , May 20 /- Today, in a world first, Asda announces a commitment to sell all privately prescribed cancer treatment drugs on a permanent 'not for profit' basis potentially saving thousands of pounds for sufferers.  Lung disease is the biggest cancer killer of...



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