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Pain, dry mouth may play role in sleep quality of head and neck cancer patients

July 11, 2010 10:33 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Michigan Health System) Head and neck cancer patients who reported poor sleep quality one year after diagnosis had more symptoms of chronic pain and complaints of dry mouth related to radiation treatments, according to a recent study from the University of Michigan...

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Bayer HealthCare Announces Recipients of 2010 WFH International Hemophilia Nursing Fellowship

July 10, 2010 7:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina , July 10 /- Bayer HealthCare announced today the recipients of the 2010 World Federation of Hemophilia's International Hemophilia Nursing Fellowship (IHNF).  This global initiative, supported by Bayer, provides hemophilia education and training to nurses in...

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Canadian earnings declared Friday: Opmedic's quarterly earnings, revenue up

July 9, 2010 10:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Canadian earnings declared Friday as of 2:30 p.m. ET:Opmedic Group Inc. (TSX:OMG): Three months ended May 31, 2010, $600,000, $0.04 a share; 2009, $538,000, $0.03 a share. Revenue: 2010, $3,899,000; 2009, $3,586,000.

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Pioneer® Surgical Expands Product Specialists to Support Growing Biologics Business

July 9, 2010 10:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

RALEIGH, N.C. , July 9 /- Pioneer Surgical Technology, Inc. recently expanded its Biologics Product Specialist program to provide sales and technical biologic expertise to support their growing line of products that address bone and soft tissue repair. Mr. Shane Ray , General Manager for...

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Stereotaxis Announces Second Quarter 2010 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call

July 9, 2010 10:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ST. LOUIS , July 9 /- Stereotaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq: STXS ) announced today that it will release its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010 , on Monday, August 2, 2010 after the close of the market. The Company will host a conference call and webcast on Monday, August 2,...

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New UC Davis study finds early Alzheimer's identification method

July 9, 2010 10:34 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of California - Davis - Health System) Abnormal brain images combined with examination of the composition of the fluid that surrounds the spine may offer the earliest signs identifying healthy older adults at risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, well before cognitive...

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Preliminary highlights of the AAPM 52nd Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pa., July 18-22, 2010

July 9, 2010 10:34 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Institute of Physics) At the 52nd meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine, which convenes from July 18-22, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pa., thousands of scientists and board-certified health professionals will gather to share the latest developments in...

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Air- or Gas-Pressurized Spray Devices: Risk of Air or Gas Embolism

July 9, 2010 10:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Reports of life-threatening air or gas embolism occurring during or immediately after application of hemostatic drug or biological products.

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Insurer Humana buys Hummingbird Coaching Services

July 9, 2010 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Health insurer Humana Inc. said Friday it acquired Hummingbird Coaching Services, which provides customers with advice on how to stay healthy.Terms of the deal were not disclosed.The Louisville, Ky., insurer said in a statement Hummingbird helps bolster Humana's "vision to help members achieve...

Stripping Machine Does Not Require Mechanical Adjustments for Different Sizes

July 9, 2010 6:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

The innovative UniStrip 2300 is the only machine in its class that is fully programmable. The intuitive user interface makes it easy for the novice user to learn and operate the machine in minutes.

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.

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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