(NIH/National Eye Institute) The National Eye Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, is bringing together premier researchers who translate molecular and genetic approaches from the laboratory to visual system diseases in the clinic.
(University Health Network) A population-based study of 2,071 Hodgkin lymphoma survivors over 15 years has discovered that while many survivors had multiple x-rays and CT scans years after treatment was finished, they often did not receive recommended cancer screening tests.
Endologix Inc. said Thursday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved its expanded collection of stent graft products. The medical device company said the approval covers 31 new sizes of its "Powerlink" stent graft products, which should expand the number of patients they can be used...
(Yale University) Deciphering the functions of multiple rare genes may be at the core of understanding the genetic factors that cause autism spectrum disorders, according to a new study published today in the journal Nature by dozens of top autism researchers around the world,...
Since their discovery in the mid 1980s, fullerenes have caused a sensation. The tiny hollow spheres made of 60 carbon atoms, constructed out of pentagons and hexagons like miniature soccer balls, have unusual physical properties.
Thomas Swan & Co. Ltd. has announced a major step forward in its nanomaterials manufacturing capability with the commissioning of a new, state-of-the-art single-wall carbon nanotube plant at its Consett facility in the UK.
Sematech achieves submicron 3D IC bond alignment results in integrated bonding tool platform at UAlbany nanoCollegeJune 10, 2010 9:39 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments
Key processes critical for building a strong infrastructure for volume production of TSVs
Injectable products may contain particulate matter.
For patients suffering from small lumbar disc herniations, a new treatment option can provide relief, according to an expert at Baylor College of Medicine . The procedure, called a percutaneous discectomy, enables physicians to go through the skin with a needle, guided by fluoroscopy or...
(Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine) The World Health Organization, in consultation with the government of the United Kingdom, has designated the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine as a WHO Collaborating Centre for Evidence Synthesis for Infectious and Tropical Diseases.
Salient Surgical Corp. and Medtronic Inc. slap Bovie Medical Corp. with a patent infringement lawsuit over electrosurgical cautery technology. Salient Surgical Technologies and Medtronic Inc. (NYSE:MDT) slapped Bovie Medical Corp. (NYSE:BVX) with a patent infringement lawsuit...
Class I Recall and Safety Investigation of Counterfeit Polypropylene Surgical Mesh: Updated June 10, 2010June 10, 2010 6:35 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments
This is an update of FDA's Initial Communication on counterfeit polypropylene surgical mesh, which was issued on March 11, 2010. It contains additional information about the recall of this product and updates FDA's recommendations and activities.
(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) A scientist at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment has succeeded in producing a replica of human collagen from tobacco plants -- an achievement with tremendous commercial implications...
(Elsevier) The acquisition of Collexis accelerates Elsevier's ability to help researchers and decision-makers, establish, execute and evaluate research strategies and deliver higher ROI.
Boston Scientific Announces European Launch and First Implants of Platinum Chromium TAXUS® Elementâ„¢ Stent SystemJune 10, 2010 4:39 am | by Boston Scientific | News | Comments
CE Mark approval includes specific indication for treatment of diabetic patients