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MDUFMA: Agenda and Materials From April 20, 2010 FDA Performance Report

June 15, 2010 5:35 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

A meeting regarding the Medical Device User Fee and Modernization Act.


Federal Register: Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for Office of Management and Budget Review; Comment Request; The Mammography Quality Standards Act Requi...

June 15, 2010 5:35 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The Mammography Quality Standards Act requires the establishment of a Federal certification and inspection program for mammography facilities; regulations and standards for accreditation and certification bodies for mammography facilities; and standards..


Surplus PC Power Yields Faster Cancer Research

June 15, 2010 4:42 am | by IBM | News | Comments

Scientists have devised a way to automate and accelerate a manual, complex process that enables researchers to more easily discover the structure of cancer-related proteins, and, eventually, formulate cancer cures. This new, automated approach may also help the exploration of other...


AtriCure wins 510(k) clearance for anti-clot device

June 15, 2010 4:40 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

AtriCure Inc. wins 510(k) clearance from the Food & Drug Administration for its AtriClip anti-clot device. By Brandon Glenn AtriCure Inc. (NSDQ:ATRC) won 510(k) clearance from the Food & Drug Administration for its AtriClip device, which protects against blood clots...


HeartWare wins FDA nod for IDE trial

June 15, 2010 3:38 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

HeartWare International Inc. wins approval from the Food & Drug Administration for an investigational device exemption clinical trial of its ventricular assist device as a destination therapy. HeartWare International Inc. (NSDQ:HTWR) won approval from the Food & Drug...


Adeona Announces HartLab Expansion Into Microbiology Testing Services

June 15, 2010 3:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ANN ARBOR, Mich. , June 15 /- Adeona Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Amex: AEN ) announced that its wholly-owned CLIA-certified clinical testing subsidiary, HartLab, has expanded its in-house diagnostic testing services to include a full array of microbiology testing.  Adeona believes that...


Top UK Dental Surgery Network reduces burden on IT Support with Wyse client virtualisation

June 15, 2010 1:39 am | by RealWire | News | Comments

London, 15th June 2010 - Wyse Technology, the global leader in thin computing and client virtualization, today announced how its client Integrated Dental Holdings (IDH), one of the UK's leading dental groups, has reached a major milestone in replacement of PC-based practice systems with a...


Futures in Biotech 61: One Heart Beat Away

June 15, 2010 12:41 am | Podcasts | Comments

Host: Marc Pelletier Tackling problems of the heart with biotechnology. Guest: Julian Stelzer, Assistant Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, Case Western Reserve University We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes. Comments and suggestions on Futures in Biotech. For a...


Saint-Gobain to build a second plant to produce high-efficiency photovoltaic modules in Germany

June 15, 2010 12:41 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

As part of its solar power growth strategy, Saint-Gobain has announced that its subsidiary Avancis, will be building a new plant to produce photovoltaic (PV) modules to cover the roofs of residential, industrial and commercial buildings as well as solar plants. This industrial site will...

First Solar announces intent to expand German manufacturing plant Move would double capacity and create hundreds of jobs

June 15, 2010 12:40 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) announced its intent to expand its German manufacturing plant in Frankfurt an der Oder, doubling local production capacity and creating several hundred new jobs.

4cc Pico projector engine unveiled

June 14, 2010 11:41 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Syndiant, maker of high resolution microdisplays for pico projectors, Foryou Multimedia Electronics Co. Ltd., and Hong Kong?s Astri R&D Labs have produced an LED pico projector that is less than 4cc in volume and 6 mm in height, which is suitable for embedding into cell phones and digital...

Microstructures make LED light diffuse

June 14, 2010 11:41 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology (IPT) have developed a new machine that produces a fiber optic film that evenly distributes light from an LED two-dimensionally.

JA Solar and ECN join efforts to introduce high efficiency photovoltaic modules

June 14, 2010 11:40 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd., (Nasdaq: JASO), a leading manufacturer of high-performance solar power products, today announced at Intersolar Europe that it has partnered with the Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) to introduce the metal wrap through (MWT) solar cell and module...

CT angiography may be unnecessary in patients with suspected pulmonary embolism

June 14, 2010 9:37 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Radiological Society of North America) A new study suggests that computed tomography (CT) angiography might be unnecessary in many patients suspected of having pulmonary embolism (PE), based on the results of risk assessment analysis. PE risk assessment could help reduce radiation...


Tenet Healthcare raises 2010 profit outlook(5)

June 14, 2010 5:13 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hospital operator Tenet Healthcare Corp. raised its full-year profit forecast on Monday, saying it expects reduced operating costs and a smaller decline in the number of paying admissions.Tenet said it now expects a profit of 27 cents to 40 cents per share for the year. The company said it...


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