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Covidien reports bumps in sales and profit

July 29, 2010 8:37 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Medical device manufacturer Covidien plc has reported its third quarter results, including a 2 percent increase in net sales and net income of $364 million, compared with $281 million in the same quarter in 2009.


Suresh named chair of anesthesiology at Baylor College of Medicine

July 29, 2010 8:34 am | by Baylor College of Medicine | News | Comments

Dr. Maya S. Suresh was named chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at Baylor College of Medicine by the college's board of trustees Wednesday. "Dr. Suresh has a clear vision for the future of this important discipline at Baylor College of Medicine," said Dr. Stephen Spann, senior vice...


Cubicin (daptomycin): Drug Safety Communication - Risk of Eosinophilic Pneumonia

July 29, 2010 8:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Cases of serious, potentially fatal pneumonia associated with the IV antibacterial drug Cubicin.


Low Pressure Sensor Features Digital Interface

July 29, 2010 8:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

Servoflo Corporation offers the MS5701 low pressure sensor with an I2C or SPI digital interface. Available in either differential or gauge models, the MS5701 can measure as low as ±2.5 in. H2O up to ±10 in.

Low-Power Op Amps Help Extend Battery Life

July 29, 2010 6:52 am | Microchip Technology, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc. offers MCP6401/2/4 Operational Amplifiers (Op Amps), which add to Microchip’s general-purpose op amp portfolio by providing lower power consumption in small packages.

Sheet Products Keep With Green Initiative

July 29, 2010 6:42 am | KYDEX, LLC | Product Releases | Comments

Created in response to customer requests for superior product at competitive prices, these materials are symbolic of KYDEX’s industry-leading culture of innovation.

Report: Sanofi may make $18.7B bid for Genzyme

July 29, 2010 6:36 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

French drug maker Sanofi-Aventis plans to make a formal bid to buy Genzyme Corp., for as much as $18.7 billion, Reuters news agency is reporting, quoting unnamed sources.

Intra-Cellular Therapies Announces the Successful Completion of a Phase Ib/II Study of ITI-007 in Patients with Schizophrenia

July 29, 2010 6:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK , July 29 /- Intra-Cellular Therapies, Inc. today announced the results from a Phase Ib/II clinical trial in patients with schizophrenia with ITI-007, the Company's unique, investigational new drug for the treatment of schizophrenia.  The trial met its primary endpoint...


Shionogi Inc. Announces FDA Approval of CUVPOSAâ„¢ for the Treatment of Chronic Severe Drooling in Pediatric Patients With Neurologic Conditions

July 29, 2010 6:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. , July 29 /- Shionogi Inc., a U.S.-based group company of Shionogi & Co., Ltd., today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of CUVPOSA™ (glycopyrrolate), the first liquid treatment for patients ages 3-16 who suffer from chronic severe...


Vertical Lift Stage Offers 2 nm Resolution

July 29, 2010 6:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

Aerotech’s ANT130-5-V is a linear-motor-driven wedge-style vertical lift stage that provides the exceptional resolution, accuracy, and in-position stability required in nanopositioning applications, all while offering travel up to 5 mm.

Marina Biotech, Inc. Announces Upcoming Investor Conference Presentations

July 29, 2010 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Marina Biotech, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRNAD), formerly known as MDRNA, Inc., a leading RNAi-based drug discovery and development company, today announced that J. Michael French, Marina's President and Chief Executive Officer, will provide an overview of the Company and its progress in key...

Vitamin D deficiency linked to arterial stiffness in black teens

July 29, 2010 4:41 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(The Endocrine Society) Vitamin D deficiency is associated with arterial stiffness, a risk factor for heart disease and stroke, in black teens according to a new study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Black teens...


ANA598 Demonstrates SVR12 in 100% of First Group of HCV Patients Randomized to Stop All Treatment at Week 24

July 29, 2010 4:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO , July 29 /- Anadys Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDS ) today announced that six of six patients (100%) in the ANA598 200 mg twice daily (bid) arm who were randomized to stop all treatment at Week 24 in an ongoing Phase II trial maintained undetectable levels of virus 12 weeks...


Free For All® Inc., MMM and PMC Assist Members with Pharmacy Discount

July 29, 2010 4:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MARLTON, N.J. , July 29 /- Free For All® Inc., MMM Healthcare, Inc. (MMM) and PMC Medicare Choice, Inc. today announced a plan to offer MMM/PMC members access to medications, lab testing and medical imaging at substantial rate reductions with the use of RxCut®Plus cards. The...


Winner Medical Launches Its First Online PurCotton(R) Store in China on

July 29, 2010 4:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SHENZHEN, China , July 29 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Winner Medical Group Inc. (Nasdaq: WWIN ) ("Winner," or "the Company"), a leading manufacturer of medical dressings, medical disposables and non-woven PurCotton(R) materials for the medical and consumer products industries, announced today...



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