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Elsevier and Peking University Health Science Center develop new China online CME service

May 26, 2010 6:42 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Elsevier) Elsevier, the world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products, tools and services, announced a new initiative for the Chinese market which involves the establishment of a strategic cooperation with Peking University Health Science Center...


Killed by cold: Heart and stroke deaths peak in winter

May 26, 2010 6:41 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Queensland University of Technology) Rates of cardiovascular disease increase dramatically in Australian winters because many people don't know how to rug up against the cold, a Queensland University of Technology seasonal researcher has found.


New pathway to cheap insulin

May 26, 2010 6:41 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres) In a German-Indo collaboration, researchers from the Helmholtz-Centre for Infection Research in Braunschweig, Germany, have now developed a new method to cheaply produce insulin for the treatment of diabetes. The group's results...


Lack of exercise key to increased BMI in children

May 26, 2010 6:41 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(The Sugar Bureau) A new independent study of scientific research has revealed that, contrary to the widely held hypothesis, dietary sugars are not the driving factor behind rising body mass index levels in children in Great Britain.


Brain volume found to change following weight gain in adults with anorexia

May 26, 2010 6:41 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) A team of American psychologists and neuroscientists have found that adult brain volume, which can be reduced by Anorexia Nervosa, can be regained. The research, published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders, revealed that through specialist treatment...


STATS ChipPAC introduces Copper Column Bumping for Low Cost Flip Chip Technology

May 26, 2010 6:41 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Combining copper column bump with LCFC reduces total cost and delivers a lead-free solution that is scalable to finer pitches..

For the First Time, at EuroPCR, InspireMD Will Provide a Sneak Preview of the Next Generation MGuard Prime(R), a State of the Art Net Protective Cobalt Chromium Stent System

May 26, 2010 6:40 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PARIS , May 26, 2010 /- InspireMD, Ltd. announced today the next generation MGuard stent, MGuard Prime(R), a net protective Cobalt Chromium stent system. MGuard Prime(R) offers an advanced patented Cobalt Chromium design, superior flexibility and excellent deliverability on top of the...


Baxter's Charitable Giving Expands Access to Healthcare and Education Worldwide

May 26, 2010 6:38 am | by Baxter | News | Comments

Baxter's product donations, grants and employee financial giving and volunteerism help address critical local and global needs. In 2009, combined contributions from Baxter and The Baxter International Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Baxter, totaled more than $52 million, and employees record


Cantel Medical Corp. to Present at the Jefferies 2010 Global Life Sciences Conference

May 26, 2010 6:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LITTLE FALLS, N.J. , May 26 /- CANTEL MEDICAL CORP. (NYSE: CMN ) announced today that Andrew A. Krakauer , President & CEO, will be presenting at the Jefferies 2010 Global Life Sciences Conference. The formal presentation is scheduled for 9:00 AM ET on Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at The...


Peristaltic Pump for Catheter Washing and Cooling

May 26, 2010 6:27 am | Watson Marlow Pumps Group | Product Releases | Comments

The 400/RX1 peristaltic pump is ideal for catheter washing and cooling applications requiring pressures to 100 psi or flow rates up to 80 ml/min.

Self-Clinching Prevailing Torque Locknuts Prevent Mating Hardware From Loosening

May 26, 2010 6:22 am | PennEngineering | Product Releases | Comments

PEM self-clinching prevailing torque locknuts provide ideal solutions to prevent mating hardware from loosening in service due to vibration or other application-related factors.

Automated Swiss Machining Cell For Tight Tolerance Medical Components

May 26, 2010 6:16 am | Marshall Manufacturing | Product Releases | Comments

Marshall Manufacturing offers four Swiss machines that operate together with no operator intervention, utilizing two robots, a parts cleaning station, and inspection system to produce precision families of different medical components.

Machined Spring Features Heli-Cal Flexure

May 26, 2010 6:11 am | Helical Products Co. | Product Releases | Comments

The Heli-Cal Flexure is a flexible helix (curved beam) machined into a unique configuration that incorporates special design requirements, and performance features and/or characteristics.

Public Workshop: Identifying Unmet Public Health Needs and Facilitating Innovation in Medical Device Development, June 24, 2010

May 26, 2010 5:35 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

CDRH has undertaken an initiative to proactively facilitate medical device innovation to address unmet public health needs defined as illnesses and injuries that meet the following criteria: (1) Are serious or have moderate adverse impact on health, but..


Federal Register: Identifying Unmet Public Health Needs and Facilitating Innovation in Medical Device Development; Notice of Public Workshop; Request for Comments

May 26, 2010 5:35 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The purpose of the workshop is to obtain public input on what are the most important unmet public health needs and what are the barriers to the development of medical devices that can cure, significantly improve, or prevent these illnesses and injuries.



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