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6 French Engage Introducer Devices by St. Jude Medical: Recall - Potential for Separation of Shaft From Hub

August 13, 2010 11:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Potentially life threatening episode of bleeding could occur during surgical procedures.


Thermo Fisher to shutter Rhode Island facility

August 13, 2010 10:32 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Instrumentation company Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is closing down its East Providence, R.I., facility, leaving 66 people unemployed, according to a spokesperson for the company. The facility develops reagents, calibrators and controls used to make disease-focused tests.


Sun Healthcare prices offering of 26.7 M shares

August 13, 2010 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Health care facility operator Sun Healthcare Group Inc. said Friday it priced an underwritten public offering of 26.7 million shares at $7.75 per share.The offering is expected to close Aug. 18. The company gave underwriters a 30-day option to buy up to 4 million additional shares of its stock...


3 Ky. companies awarded energy efficiency grants

August 13, 2010 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Gov. Steve Beshear says three Kentucky companies have been awarded stimulus funding to make energy-efficient upgrades.Beshear announced Thursday that General Electric Co. in Louisville will receive $2.5 million, Arch Chemicals Inc. in Brandenburg will receive $450,000 and International Paper...

Prolatis': Undeclared Drug Ingredient

August 13, 2010 7:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Product marketed as dietary supplement contains undeclared sulfoaildenafil, which may interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs and lower blood pressure to dangerous levels.


Daxor Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2010 Earnings and Team HF Study

August 13, 2010 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

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Leisureworld Announces August Dividend

August 13, 2010 3:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

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

Acetaminophen use in adolescents linked to doubled risk of asthma

August 13, 2010 3:31 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Thoracic Society) New evidence linking the use of acetaminophen to development of asthma and eczema suggests that even monthly use of the drug in adolescents may more than double risk of asthma in adolescents compared to those who used none at all; yearly use was associated with...


Biogen sued over drug safety

August 12, 2010 1:32 pm | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

A Nebraska man, 23-year-old Jesse Peetz, has filed suit in federal court against Biogen Idec Inc. and Genentech Inc., alleging that the companies did not properly advise patients of the risks associated with its drug, Rituxan, after Peetz said he suffered an infection that left him paralyzed.


Laying the Foundation for a Sound Package Testing Program

August 12, 2010 12:44 pm | by Britte Jones | WuXi AppTec | Articles | Comments

Ensuring the medical device packaging is sufficient to meet the needs of all challenges during a device’s journey is as important as the integrity of the device itself. This article outlines four key considerations OEMs need to address in order to ensure they are establishing a solid foundation upon which to build their package testing program.

Boston Heart Lab raises $10M

August 12, 2010 11:32 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Boston Heart Lab Corp., a provider of cardiac diagnostic tests and disease management information, has pulled in a funding round worth $10 million.


Lamictal (lamotrigine): Label Change - Risk of Aseptic Meningitis

August 12, 2010 11:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Warnings and Precautions section of Prescribing Information and patient Medication Guide revised to include information about the risk of aseptic meningitis.


Converting 2D Technology Into 3D Imaging

August 12, 2010 10:55 am | by Dr. Doron Dinstein | Articles | Comments

The quality of 2D imaging has improved significantly over the years. However, it still cannot compare to the wealth of information that can be ascertained from viewing a 3D image. New technology offers 3D imaging results from traditional 2D equipment.

Rack Cases Provide Easy Handling

August 12, 2010 9:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

METCASE, the metal enclosures division of OKW, has introduced the ‘METTEC’ 19” rack cases. These versatile enclosures feature an attractive front bezel which incorporates unique ‘comfort handles’ for easy handling.

12 Bit Absolute Encoder is Compact

August 12, 2010 9:03 am | CUI Inc | Product Releases | Comments

CUI has added a new absolute encoder to its high resolution, low-cost AMT modular encoder line. The AMT203 outputs 12 bits of absolute position information in a very small (1.35”x1.13”x 0.45”) modular package.


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