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Surface Mount Rotary Position Sensor Features Flexible Configuration Capabilities

July 9, 2010 6:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

Responding to the widespread use of surface mount technology for electronics manufacturing, PIHER North America is introducing an SMD version of its popular PT15 potentiometer.

Custom Welding Sleeves for Catheter Manufacturing

July 9, 2010 5:59 am | Interface Catheter Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

To meet increased demand, Interface Catheter Solutions has expanded its manufacturing capacity to continue to provide high-quality, custom welding sleeves.

Parts-Removal Servo Robot Is Lightweight but Fast, Heavy-Lifter

July 9, 2010 5:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

Optimized acceleration capabilities, maximized operational stability, and customized operator convenience are features of the viper, a powerful, next-generation series of servo robots from ENGEL.

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Drug Study Shows Improvement in Major Orthopedic Surgery Care

July 9, 2010 5:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HAMILTON , Canada , July 9, 2010 /- An ultra-low-molecular-weight heparin called semuloparin has been found to reduce the incidence of venous thromboembolism in orthopedic surgery patients in a large clinical program being led by a steering committee chaired by McMaster University...

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Extremely obese children have 40 percent higher risk of reflux disease of esophagus

July 9, 2010 5:35 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Kaiser Permanente) A study of 690,000 children found extremely obese children have a 40 percent higher risk of gastroesophageal reflux disease and moderately obese children have a 30 percent higher risk of GERD compared to normal weight children.This large population-based study...

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Pfizer Hemophilia presents new data at the World Federation of Hemophilia 2010 Congress

July 9, 2010 5:34 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Edelman Public Relations) Pfizer today announced that the results of a number of hemophilia studies will be presented at the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) 2010 Congress taking place July 10-14, 2010, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Key research includes a pre-clinical...

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Federal Register: Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Adverse Event Pilot Program for Medical Products

July 9, 2010 5:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The FDA is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency.

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Cooper declares seminannual dividend of 3 cents

July 9, 2010 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Cooper Cos., a medical products maker, said Friday it will issue a semiannual dividend of 3 cents, payable on Aug. 5 to shareholders of record as of July 20.

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Instant testing for sore throats wins CIMIT prize

July 8, 2010 7:34 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(CIMIT) Imagine finding out before you leave the pediatrician's office if your child has strep throat, or even something more serious requiring a different treatment. A novel application for applying DNA "nanobarcodes" in a clinical assay could help primary-care physicians quickly...

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Conceptus cuts outlook for 2Q, year; shares dive

July 8, 2010 3:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Conceptus Inc. cut its second-quarter and full-year forecasts on Thursday, saying the weak economy and high unemployment are causing prospective patients to delay visits to doctors.The company, which makes a non-incisional permanent birth control method, said visits to doctors in the U.S. have...

Reportlinker Adds 2010 U.S. Ophthalmologists' Assessment of Eye Care Medication Brands

July 8, 2010 1:37 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK , July 8 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: http://www.reportlinker.com/p0236247/2010-US-Ophthalmologists-Assessment-of-Eye-Care-Medication-Brands.html This study encompasses feedback provided by U.S. physicians on...

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FDA Consumer Health Information: Using Malaria Medication For Leg Cramps Is Risky

July 8, 2010 1:37 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SILVER SPRING, Md. , July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- People who use the malaria drug Qualaquin to treat or prevent nighttime leg cramps may want to talk to their health care professional. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO ) (Logo:...

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Que She Herbal Supplement: Undeclared Drug Ingredients

July 8, 2010 1:31 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Herbal product, sold as weight loss supplement, contains unlisted active pharmaceutical ingredients. Risk of serious side effects, especially in those with heart conditions.

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Conference bursaries make malaria mission possible

July 8, 2010 10:39 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(BioMed Central) Today, BioMed Central announced a fund to help researchers in developing countries attend the conference, Parasite to Prevention. The conference, held in conjunction with Malaria Journal, takes place in Edinburgh UK, Oct. 20-22, 2010.

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University of Manchester academics at international conference on geographic chemicals

July 8, 2010 10:39 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Manchester) A major conference, organized by scientists at the University of Manchester to showcase vital work on the effect of geographic chemicals, begins today.

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