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Class I Medical Device Recall: Physio-Control Inc., LIFEPAK 20 and LIFEPAK 20e External Defibrillator and Monitors

July 2, 2010 7:35 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

A failure on the power supply assembly can result in either "No DC power" or "No DC or AC power". A failure of DC (battery) power can result in the inability to deliver defibrillation therapy if the device will not turn on using DC (battery) power and...

Biotech startup Alnara to be acquired by Eli Lilly

July 2, 2010 7:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Cambridge biotech Alnara Pharmaceuticals Inc. has agreed to be acquired by Eli Lilly and Company, bringing the Indianapolis pharmaceutical giant an inroad into enzyme replacement therapy, used to treat diseases such as cystic fibrosis.

Spina bifida topic of monthly genetics series

July 2, 2010 7:32 am | by Baylor College of Medicine | News | Comments

Spina bifida, a birth defect that involves the incomplete development of the spinal cord, will be the topic of discussion in a public forum Wednesday, July 14, at The Health Museum of Houston . The forum will feature Dr. Daryl Scott, assistant professor of molecular and human genetics at...

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Printers Available in 203 or 300 DPI

July 2, 2010 7:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Tharo Systems H-400/H-600 Series thermal transfer product identification and bar code label printers, available in 203 or 300 DPI, feature a durable all metal construction with a cast aluminum center wall for added strength.

Capacitive Touch Switches Provide Higher Transparency

July 2, 2010 6:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

Optrex America Inc. has developed an advanced capacitive touch switch technology that detects variations in position and command, eliminates air gaps, and reduces the number of layers required.

Lista Dental Workbenches Offer Integrated Suction Machine

July 2, 2010 6:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

Lista International Corp. announces that its dental workbench system comes equipped with an integrated downdraft suction system, available in all bench sizes, and incorporated right into the bench.

Solenoids Are Ideal for Battery Powered Applications

July 2, 2010 6:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

Johnson Electric introduces Ledex B12 Series Box Frame Solenoids. At just 2.0 in (50.8 mm) x 1.25 in (31.75 mm), the B12 are the company’s most compact linear open frame solenoids available to date.

IBM to Build Cloud Development and Test Environment for Nippon Life Insurance

July 2, 2010 6:36 am | by IBM | News | Comments

Nissay Information Technology and IBM Japan today announced they will jointly build a cloud-based development and test environment to create mission critical Web systems for Nippon Life Insurance (NISSAY). The project launched in May 2010, with the test and development environment...

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Breast Cancer Patient First in Latin America to Receive Treatment Using Elekta VMAT Planned with Monaco Software

July 2, 2010 6:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MONTERREY, Mexico and ATLANTA , July 2 /- A 64-year-old female patient with mediastinal metastasis recently became the first in Latin America to receive Elekta VMAT radiotherapy treatment enhanced with Monaco® planning software . Using the arc-based Elekta VMAT delivery method,...

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Watson's Generic Prograf® 5 mg Receives FDA Approval

July 2, 2010 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MORRISTOWN, N.J. , July 2 /- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI ), today announced that its subsidiary, Watson Laboratories, Inc., has received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration on its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Tacrolimus 5 mg capsules,...

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Yale spin-off Mira Dx gets $1M from Conn. state fund

July 2, 2010 5:32 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Mira Dx Inc., a New Haven, Conn., startup that is making gene-based lab tests for disease susceptibility and response to various therapies, has taken in $1 million from Connecticut Innovations, as part of a $4 million Series A round.

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Federal Register: Medical Devices; Availability of Safety and Effectiveness Summaries for Premarket Approval Applications.

July 2, 2010 5:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The FDA is publishing a list of premarket approval applications (PMAs) that have been approved. This ist is intended to inform the public of the availability of safety and effectiveness summaries of approved PMAs through the Internet and the agency?s...

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China Medical Technologies to Announce Results for the First Fiscal Quarter Ended June 30, 2010 on August 16, 2010

July 2, 2010 3:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BEIJING , July 2 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Medical Technologies, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: CMED ), a leading China -based advanced in-vitro diagnostic ("IVD") company, today announced that it will report its unaudited financial results for the first fiscal quarter ("1Q...

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ITRI sets up 3D IC experimental lab

July 2, 2010 1:36 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

The Taiwan government-backed Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has announced the establishment of an experimental lab, which deploys 12-inch wafer through silicon via (TSV) process to develop Taiwan's home-grown 3D IC technology.

UMC, Elpida, Powertech team up on 3D IC

July 2, 2010 1:35 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

United Microelectronics Corp. (UMC), Powertech Technology Inc. and Elpida Memory Inc. recently announced a partnership to develop a chip incorporating wireless base-band/frequency, NAND Flash and DRAM functionalities.

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