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Shocking Treatment for Heart Repair

May 19, 2010 8:37 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A device sends shockwaves to prompt blood vessel growth.

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Older patients offer insight into the future of cystic fibrosis

May 19, 2010 8:36 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(National Jewish Medical and Research Center) "As both care and diagnosis have improved, cystic fibrosis has been transformed from a uniformly fatal childhood disease to a condition where survival to middle age and older is possible," said National Jewish Health pulmonologist Jerry...

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Gentiva names CFO, general counsel

May 19, 2010 4:10 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Home health services provider Gentiva Health Services Inc. said Wednesday that it has named Eric R. Slusser as chief financial officer and John N. Camperlengo as general counsel.Slusser will succeed John R. Potapchuk. Camperlengo will succeed Stephen B. Paige.Potapchuk and Paige will remain as...

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New Products Are the Focus at EASTEC as Manufacturers Leave Recession Woes Behind

May 19, 2010 11:37 am | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | News | Comments

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass., May 19, 2010 — New data released by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) suggests that manufacturers are returning to EASTEC with one thing on their minds: new products. An SME survey of pre-registrants indicated that the majority of 12,000 expected...

Heska Announces First Installation of New Blood Gas & Electrolyte Analyzer

May 19, 2010 11:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LOVELAND, Colo. , May 19 /- Heska Corporation (Nasdaq: HSKA ) ("Heska" or the "Company"), a leading provider of veterinary diagnostic and specialty products, announced today the first installations of the Company's new Vital Path™ Blood Gas & Electrolyte Analyzer (the " Vital...

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Leisureworld Announces May Dividend

May 19, 2010 11:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Leisureworld Senior Care Corporation (TSX: LW) today announced that the Company's dividend for May, 2010 will be $0.0708 per share, representing $0.85 per share on an annualized basis. Payment will be made on June 15, 2010 to shareholders of record May 31, 2010.About LeisureworldLeisureworld is the...

Nanotubes that heal: Engineering better orthopedic implants

May 19, 2010 10:36 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Titanium and its alloys have a leg up on all other materials used to make the orthopedic implants used by surgeons to repair damaged bones and joints. They are light, super-strong, and virtually inert inside the body. But whether the implants are destined for your knee, your hip, your...

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IGBT modules deliver high power density in compact form

May 19, 2010 10:36 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Infineon Technologies AG is rolling out IGBT modules designed for highest power density and reliability: a PrimePACK module with 1400A in 1700V in a PrimePACK 3 packaging, and the new flagship of the EconoDUAL family, the EconoDUAL 3 with 600A in 1200V.

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Nursing and Health launches new master's program

May 19, 2010 10:36 am | by Arizona State University | News | Comments

An academic partnership with the Food and Drug Administration has enabled the launch of a master's degree in regulatory science and health safety, starting fall semester.read more

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Summary Information for: Alair Bronchial Thermoplasty System

May 19, 2010 10:35 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Labeling, Approval Order, and Summary of Safety and Effectiveness for Alair Bronchial Thermoplasty System (P080032).

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APTINA details image sensor pixel technology strategy

May 19, 2010 9:37 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Company enhances Aptina? A-Pix? FSI Technology; Plans roll out of BSI solution

Third generation APTINA? A-PIX? technology enhances mobile imaging solutions

May 19, 2010 9:37 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Company?s advanced pixel technology boosts portfolio with two new 1.4-micron megapixel additions

Stryker Announces Resolution of Two FDA Warning Letters

May 19, 2010 8:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

KALAMAZOO, Mich. , May 19 /- Stryker Corporation (NYSE: SYK ) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has informed the Company that the actions undertaken to address issues raised in two Warning Letters received in 2007 and 2009 are sufficient.   The Company...

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ImaginAb, Inc. and GlaxoSmithKline Establish Collaboration

May 19, 2010 8:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LOS ANGELES , May 19 /- ImaginAb, Inc. and the GSK Clinical Imaging Centre (part of the GlaxoSmithKline Group of Companies) have concluded two research collaboration agreements around a clinical therapeutic antibody asset currently under development by GSK in the field of oncology....

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Large Meta-Analysis Further Validates Benefit of Measuring Lp-PLA2 for Coronary Heart Disease and Ischemic Stroke Risk Assessment

May 19, 2010 7:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. , May 19 /- A meta-analysis of approximately 80,000 individuals from 32 prospective studies was published in The Lancet on May 1, 2010 . The data shows that elevated levels of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2), a vascular-specific inflammatory...

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