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Findings suggest optimal dose

June 2, 2010 3:37 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(UT Southwestern Medical Center) A national study involving a UT Southwestern Medical Center neonatologist provides new insight into how much oxygen preterm infants should receive as well as the optimal way to deliver it to them.


NHLBI to hold workshop on health consequences of sickle cell trait

June 2, 2010 3:37 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(NIH/National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute) Scientists from across the nation will gather June 3-4 to discuss what is known about sickle cell trait and the potential health implications related to this genetic blood condition. "Framing the Research Agenda for Sickle Cell Trait"...


Tenex Health's $2 million equity round almost complete

June 2, 2010 11:38 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Biotech startup Tenex Health Inc. reels in $1.7 million of its $2 million goal in an equity offering. By Brandon Glenn Biotech startup Tenex Health Inc. received commitments for $1.7 million in equity of an anticipated $2 million fund-raise, according to a regulatory...


Radiation does not improve survival for rare, invasive bladder cancer

June 2, 2010 8:38 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Henry Ford Health System) In the largest study to date of a rare and deadly form of bladder cancer, researchers at Henry Ford Hospital found radiation therapy may not improve a patient's chances for survival. While overall survival for adenocarcinoma of the bladder was poor, the...


Mach 7 Technologies Provides Optimized CT and MR Study Segmenting Software to Massachusetts General Hospital Imaging

June 2, 2010 7:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BURLINGTON, Vt ., June 2 /- Mach 7 Technologies (M7T), a global provider of flexible, PACS-neutral healthcare image management solutions, has developed a state-of-the-art modality workstation application, the Keystone Study Split Utility (SSU), for Massachusetts General Hospital Imaging....


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,...



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