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Achillion Pharma aims for $50M in stock sale

August 19, 2010 9:32 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Antiviral drug developer Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. said today that it plans to raise $50 million by selling stock to four venture capital firms.

Premier Members to Benefit from Full Line of Market-Leading Masimo rainbow Pulse CO-Oximetry Solutions with New Agreement

August 19, 2010 8:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 19 /- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI ), the inventor of Masimo rainbow® Pulse CO-Oximetry™ , Masimo rainbow Acoustic Monitoring™ , and Masimo SET® Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry , announces an expanded supplier agreement that adds...


Leaders to Discuss Future of Healthcare and Technology on Aug. 24

August 19, 2010 8:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

EAU CLAIRE, Wis., Aug. 19 /- Leaders from healthcare, technology companies and academia will meet on Tuesday, Aug. 24, for a day-long session in the Chippewa Valley technology corridor. Participants will discuss how the use of technology and innovation can help overcome some of the...


Treatment with Elekta's Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion Introduced to Cancer Patients in Australia

August 19, 2010 8:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SYDNEY and ATLANTA, Aug. 19 /- On August 3, Macquarie University Hospital (MUH) performed Australia's first Gamma Knife® surgery with its new Leksell Gamma Knife® Perfexion™ system, making it the country's first and only center capable of providing dedicated intracranial...


Corporate Acquisitions Pose Unique IT Integration and Product Development Challenges for Global Supplier of Medical Testing Equipment

August 19, 2010 7:50 am | by Don Cunningham | Articles | Comments

The Project: Waters Corp. needed to create a single, common software development platform for its technology tools and systems to leverage its distributed teams’ expertise in order to meet the needs of its global medical and pharmaceutical customers.

Differential Pressure Sensors Available in Failsafe Versions

August 19, 2010 7:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sensirion has launched new versions of its acclaimed SDP600 series, which are able to perform certified failsafe measurements. The digital SDP600 differential pressure sensors are already used successfully in medical applications...

100 and 200 MHz Oscilloscopes Offer 2 M Data Point Record Length

August 19, 2010 6:59 am | Saelig Company, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Saelig Company Inc. announces two new benchtop scopes, the PDS8102T and PDS8202T, both offering a huge 2 M data point record length, which allows great depth for investigating fast, intermittent pulses.

Online IGBT Selection Tool Optimizes Power Management Design

August 19, 2010 6:43 am | Product Releases | Comments

International Rectifier, IR, a world leader in power management technology, has launched a new online insulated gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) selection tool that enables design optimization in a wide range of applications.


Federal Register: Oversight of Laboratory Developed Tests; Public Meeting; Reopening of the Comment Period

August 19, 2010 6:32 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The FDA is reopening until September 15, 2010, the comment period for the notice that published in the Federal Register of Thursday, June 17, 2010 (75 FR 34463).


Stars Align for Historic Stand Up To Cancer Event

August 19, 2010 6:32 am | by AACR | News | Comments

LA & NYC ( – An extraordinary line-up of actors, musicians, athletes and journalists have banded together for Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), the groundbreaking initiative aimed at raising funds to accelerate innovative cancer research bringing new therapies to...


Protectus Medical Devices Appoints as Medical Director a Physician Surgeon With 20-Year Involvement in Senior Level Monitoring of Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices

August 19, 2010 6:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 19 /- Protectus Medical Devices, Inc. ("Protectus Medical Devices") (OTCQB: PTMD), a developer and marketer of innovative medical devices, today named physician/surgeon Dr. Dan Hartley as Medical Director. Dr. Hartley has vast experience in research and development in...


New Colorectal Cancer Screening Coverage to Drive US Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Device Market to Almost $2.2 Billion by 2014

August 19, 2010 6:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 19 /- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, new coverage instituted under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 will remove the financial disincentives associated with colorectal...


Replacement Tubes Offered for GE’s Entire Line of CT Products

August 19, 2010 6:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

At AHRA, medical imaging components manufacturer, Dunlee, will feature the Reevo 240G replacement CT tube. This tube is specifically designed as a replacement for use in the GE LightSpeed VCT and Pro 16 CT series systems.


Zuni Holdings Reports 2010 Second Quarter Results

August 19, 2010 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Zuni Holdings Inc., formerly MTI Global Inc. (TSX VENTURE: ZNI.H) (the "Company"), today reported its financial results for the three month period ended June 30, 2010. The full text of the Company's Interim Financial Statements for the Six Month Period Ended June 30, 2010 and Management's...

TSX denies Northstar Healthcare's request for waiver of shareholder approval

August 19, 2010 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Northstar Healthcare Inc. (TSX:NHC) has been dealt a setback in its efforts to secure much-needed financing from a former chief executive of the company.The Toronto-based health services provider had sought permission to go ahead with a $5-million private placement of its securities without...


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