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Motor Mount Kit and Gearbox Adapts to Festo Actuators

July 14, 2010 6:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

GAM Gear, LLC, a leading provider of servo gearbox and coupling solutions, offers the LSK and the EPL-H, the industry’s first motor mounting kit and planetary gear head that can specifically be adapted to Festo actuators.

Improved Filter Reduces the Infrared and Transmits the Visible Wavelengths in Camera Applications

July 14, 2010 5:58 am | Deposition Sciences, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Deposition Sciences, Inc. (DSI), manufacturer of highly durable thin film optical coatings, announces an improved filter specially developed to reduce the infrared (IR) and transmit the visible wavelengths in camera applications.

New Timing Belt Drives Used for Smooth Linear Motion in Positioning and Indexing Applications

July 14, 2010 5:41 am | Amacoil, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The new model AZ1040 drive is the most recent extension to the Amacoil Uhing line of timing belt drives used for smooth linear motion in positioning and indexing applications. The drive features a one piece aluminum profile extrusion which serves


Federal Register: Town Hall Discussion With the Director of the Center for Devices and Radiological Health and Other Senior Center Management

July 14, 2010 5:32 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The purpose of this meeting is to present the CDRH Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 Priorities. In addition, FDA is interested in engaging in discussions about issues that are of importance to the medical device industry.


Coumadin 1 mg Tablet Blister Packs: Recall(2)

July 14, 2010 5:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Some tablets may not meet specification for isopropanol, which could affect therapeutic levels of the active ingredient.


Study shows universal surveillance for MRSA significantly decreased HAIs at PCMH

July 13, 2010 9:36 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Manning Selvage & Lee) Pitt County Memorial Hospital today announced results of a study demonstrating that universal surveillance for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus decreased health care-associated infections related to devices. Infection rates decreased 68 percent...


The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation awards $1.54 million in research grants for 2010-2011

July 13, 2010 9:36 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation) The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation has awarded 13 collaborative grants and 3 individual grants, totaling $1.54 million to some of the best scientific minds in differentiation therapy.


Diabetes Risk, on a Scale of 1 to 10

July 13, 2010 9:34 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A new test is transforming the way some doctors diagnose and treat their patients.


Arava (leflunomide): Boxed Warning - Risk of Severe Liver Injury

July 13, 2010 9:31 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Warning highlights the risk of severe liver injury and how this risk may be reduced.


SEC tells LHC Group to preserve Medicare documents

July 13, 2010 3:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Home care and hospice provider LHC Group Inc. said Tuesday the Securities and Exchange Commission ordered it to preserve all documents relating to its Medicare-reimbursement practices.The SEC indicated it plans to request the documents later, the company said. LHC said it intends to cooperate...

Meridian Bioscience says FDA clears bacterium test

July 13, 2010 12:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Meridian Bioscience Inc. said Tuesday that the Food and Drug Administration has given approval to market Meridian's test for Clostridium difficile. Meridian, a medical test developer and maker, said it takes less than an hour to run the assay for illumigene C. difficile, a bacterium that can...

Zogenix Secures $35 Million Debt Facility and Raises $15 Million Investment Capital

July 13, 2010 10:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO , July 13 /- Zogenix, Inc. ("Zogenix"), a privately held pharmaceutical company, announced that it has secured a $35 million debt facility led by Oxford Finance Corporation which also included Silicon Valley Bank.  The facility consists of a $25 million term loan and a $10...


Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2010 Earnings Release Conference Call

July 13, 2010 10:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BETHESDA, Md. , July 13 /- Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. (NYSE: HGR ) announced today that it plans to report its results of operations for the quarter ended June 30, 2010 , on Tuesday, July 27, 2010 . The Company plans to issue a press release announcing the results for the quarter ended...


Parkview Medical Center Selects MobileMD for Health Information Exchange Service

July 13, 2010 10:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PUEBLO, Colo. , July 13 /- Parkview Medical Center recently announced an agreement with MobileMD, Warminster, Pa. , to provide state-of-the-art health information exchange (HIE) services to its physician and medical community.  Parkview Medical Center is a non-profit general acute...


K-V Pharmaceutical Announces Resubmission to New Drug Application for Gestivaâ„¢

July 13, 2010 10:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ST. LOUIS , July 13 /- K-V Pharmaceutical Company (NYSE:  KVa/KVb) (the "Company"), a specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that it has been informed by Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX ) that a resubmission to the FDA's Complete Response action letter received in January 2009...



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