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Check with your ophthalmologist before undergoing popular eyelid enhancements

June 2, 2010 6:39 am | by Baylor College of Medicine | News | Comments

An evaluation from an ophthalmologist can reduce the risk of serious adverse reactions to eyelash-growing medication, eyelid lifts and other procedures.


Chemical biologist and entrepreneur Carolyn Bertozzi awarded $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize

June 2, 2010 6:37 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Lemelson-MIT Program) Chemical biologist Dr. Carolyn Bertozzi, whose research is applied worldwide in the biopharmaceutical industry, has achieved extraordinary success for pioneering inventions in biotechnology. The proven potential for future advances, and her current work...


Compact 2 Stage EMC Filters for 3 Phase Systems up to 520 VAC

June 2, 2010 6:29 am | Schurter, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The compact, high-end filters, FMBC NEO and FMBD NEO, offer cost savings and broader choices in form, fit,  and function.


Module Allows Field Device Suppliers to Add WirelessHART

June 2, 2010 6:15 am | Rf Monolithics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

RF Monolithics Inc. expanded its M2M portfolio of wireless communications products today by adding a WirelessHART-compliant RF module, the XDM2510H, to the company’s industrial-grade RF module products.

IPC The Hospitalist makes 2 more acquisitions

June 2, 2010 6:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

IPC The Hospitalist Co. Inc., a provider of in-hospital medical services, said Wednesday it has acquired LH Self Medical Services PC and the hospitalist operations of a Tennessee company.Terms of the deals were not disclosed.LH Self is based in Las Vegas, and Mountain Empire Medical & Surgical...

Medical Action Industries' fiscal 4Q earnings jump

June 2, 2010 6:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical Action Industries Inc. said Wednesday its fiscal fourth-quarter net income nearly tripled as the medical and surgical products supplier resolved operational problems and saw a benefit from lower raw material costs.The Brentwood, N.Y., company said it earned $5.2 million, or 30 cents per...

Toughened, Light Cure Adhesives Bond Instantly to a Wide Variety of Substrates

June 2, 2010 6:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

For bonding applications that must withstand impact or flexing, Henkel Corp. has introduced two Loctite Flashcure light cure cyanoacrylate instant adhesives.

Servo-Controlled Ultrasonic Welding Line Expanded for Medical Market

June 2, 2010 5:51 am | Dukane Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Dukane Corp.’s Ultrasonics Division has expanded its novel line of iQ servo-controlled ultrasonic welding systems for medical applications and other high-value components.


13th Annual FDA-OCRA Educational Conference, June 16-17, 2010

June 2, 2010 5:35 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The conference is intended to provide the Drug, Device, and Biologics industries with an opportunity to interact with FDA reviewers and compliance officers from the Centers and District Offices, as well as other industry experts.


Higher protein breakfasts help teens manage hunger

June 2, 2010 4:41 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Edelman Public Relations) According to a report in the Journal of the American Medical Association, nearly one in three American children are overweight or obese, which increases their risk for developing obesity-related chronic diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure,...


Questcor to Present at the Jefferies 2010 Global Life Sciences Conference

June 2, 2010 4:40 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

UNION CITY, Calif. , June 2 /- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc . (Nasdaq: QCOR ) announced today that it will present at the Jefferies 2010 Global Life Sciences Conference on Thursday, June 10, 2010 at The Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York, New York . Don M. Bailey , President and Chief...


Mannitol boosts effectiveness of potential cord blood treatment for cerebral palsy in lab animals

June 1, 2010 9:43 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of South Florida (USF Health)) The sugar-alcohol compound mannitol improved the therapeutic effectiveness of human umbilical cord blood cells injected into neontal rat models of cerebral palsy, reports a new international study led by the University of South Florida....


University of Minnesota, Mayo Clinic sign research pact with Karolinska

June 1, 2010 9:43 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Mayo Clinic) The University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic, under the mantle of the Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics, have formed a strategic research relationship with the Karolinska Institute of Stockholm, Sweden, the top-rated medical research...


Blocking DNA repair protein could lead to targeted, safer cancer therapy

June 1, 2010 9:43 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences) Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) and the School of Medicine have discovered that inhibiting a key molecule in a DNA repair pathway could provide the means to make cancer cells more...


Hynix introduces new VGA resolution CMOS image sensor packaged in a WLCSP

June 1, 2010 9:43 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Hynix introduces a new VGA ShellUT type CSP Image Sensor. That is another packaging design win for Tessera (US) as the ShellUT is an opto WLCSP technology available under license.


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