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Frost & Sullivan Applauds the Lodox Statscan Critical Imaging System for Outperforming All Competing Products

August 31, 2010 1:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LONDON, Aug. 31 /- Following a recent analysis of the medical imaging devices market, Frost & Sullivan presented Lodox Systems (Pty) Ltd (Lodox) with the "2010 South African Medical Imaging Product Quality Leadership Award".  Statscan, Lodox's digital x-ray product, stunned the...


Combining resistance and endurance training best for heart health

August 30, 2010 10:33 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Radiological Society of North America) A study of triathletes reveals that the heart adapts to triathlon training by working more efficiently.


GSK and Valeant Announce New U.S. FDA PDUFA Goal Date for Ezogabine

August 30, 2010 7:32 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LONDON, RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., and ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 30 /- GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK ) and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (NYSE: VRX ) announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) goal date for...


DexCom director Lucas resigns from board

August 30, 2010 4:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

DexCom Inc. said Monday Donald A. Lucas has resigned his seat on the medical device manufacturer's board of directors and audit and compensation committees.Lucas had held a seat on the board for eight years, the company said.DexCom did not say why Lucas resigned.Shares fell 12 cents to $12.62...

Kendle Appoints Mark J. Roseman, D.Sc., Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

August 30, 2010 4:34 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CINCINNATI, Aug. 31 /- Kendle (Nasdaq: KNDL ), a leading, global full-service clinical research organization, today appointed Mark J. Roseman, D.Sc., as the Company's new Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), effective immediately. Dr. Roseman brings to Kendle more than...


Aethlon Medical to Present at Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference

August 30, 2010 4:34 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 30 /- Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: AEMD ), the pioneer in developing therapeutic filtration devices to address infectious disease and cancer, announced today that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Jim Joyce, will present at the Rodman & Renshaw...


Former Colo. medical company officials indicted

August 30, 2010 3:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Three former executives of a Colorado Springs medical equipment company and a consultant are named in a federal indictment claiming that they imported medical devices that weren't cleared for use by the federal government.The U.S. attorney's office in Denver said Monday that the former...

Heart disorder hits national epidemic proportions

August 30, 2010 2:36 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Adelaide) A growing epidemic of the world's most common heart rhythm disorder is resulting in an alarming number of hospital admissions in Australia, according to cardiology researchers.


Diverse Diet of Veggies May Decrease Lung Cancer Risk

August 30, 2010 2:33 pm | by AACR | News | Comments

PHILADELPHIA - Adding a variety of vegetables to one's diet may help decrease the chance of getting lung cancer, and adding a variety of fruits and vegetables may decrease the risk of squamous cell lung cancer, especially among smokers.


Summary Box: 3M buying Cogent

August 30, 2010 11:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

THE DEAL: 3M Co. whose products range from Post-Its to passports, is buying Cogent Inc. for about $943 million.THE TARGET: Cogent develops automated systems that read finger and palm prints, and it makes iris and face recognition systems used by law enforcement and border patrol agencies.THE...

Governments should pay for smoking cessation therapies

August 30, 2010 10:38 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Canadian Medical Association Journal) Canada should follow the lead of Quebec, Australia and the United Kingdom by publicly funding smoking cessation pharmacotherapies, states an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).


US chip giant Qualcomm eyes Taiwan-based center

August 30, 2010 10:38 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Qualcomm Inc, the world’s leading 3G mobile phone chipset supplier, plans to set up a research and development center in Taiwan to help it tap China’s growing market, a report said yesterday. If realized, the plan would ...

Energy commission approves first clean energy business loan

August 30, 2010 10:38 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Solar cell manufacturer receives financial boost

ISET demonstrates low-cost printed CIGS module

August 30, 2010 10:38 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Manufacturing on pilot production line

MIT scientists discover way to make sponges' cancer-fighting chemicals

August 30, 2010 10:37 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

MIT researchers have figured out a way to synthesize six chemicals emitted by ocean sponges that play a role in interfering with cancer growth, as well as repressing a target enzyme linked to Alzheimer's disease.


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