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Boston Scientific launches intracranial stent

July 28, 2010 11:35 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Medical device manufacturer Boston Scientific Corp. today said that it has launched U.S. and European sales of its Neuroform EZ Stent System.


Molecular mechanism triggering Parkinson's disease identified in Stanford study

July 28, 2010 11:35 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Stanford University Medical Center) Scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine have identified a molecular pathway responsible for the death of key nerve cells whose loss causes Parkinson's disease. This discovery not only may explain how a genetic mutation linked to...


FDA panel recommends Medtronic spinal implant

July 28, 2010 10:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has recommended clearance for Medtronic's spin implant Amplify.The FDA's Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Devices Panel vote 6-to-5 in favor of the device, which stimulates bone growth in spinal surgery patients. The FDA normally follows the advice of...


URI researchers utilize new test for transplants

July 28, 2010 10:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Researchers at the University of Rhode Island are working with new mass spectrometry technology to develop a saliva-based test to monitor immunosuppressant drugs used in connection with organ transplants.


Leap forward in efforts to develop treatments for Huntington's disease

July 28, 2010 9:37 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Buck Institute for Age Research) Research reveals that an enzyme linked with multiple disorders -- including stroke, cancer and rheumatoid arthritis -- is also involved in the generation of toxic protein fragments in Huntington's disease.


Air Products introduces xenon difluoride for etching applications

July 28, 2010 9:36 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

High performing, highly selective etch material to initially target MEMS market

Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Shri Sushilkumar Shinde jointly unveil guidelines for new solar projects under Jawaharlal Nehru national solar mission

July 28, 2010 9:36 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Dr. Farooq Abdullah, Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy and Shri SushilKumar Shinde , Union Minister for Power today jointly unveiled the guidelines for selection of new solar power projects under the 1000 MW solar power scheme in the...

Southwest Hospitals MRI Center's Commitment to State-of-the-Art Technology at the Heart of Nearly 20-Year Relationship with MedInformatix RIS

July 28, 2010 9:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LOS ANGELES , July 28 /- Since its formation in 1987, Oak Lawn, Ill. -based Southwest Hospitals MRI Center has leveraged cutting edge imaging and other technology to provide the community just southwest of Chicago with among the area's highest quality MRI studies. Each of its technicians...


Encision's Technology Recognized as A Means to Eliminate Surgery Burns

July 28, 2010 9:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BOULDER, Colo. , July 28 /- Encision Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ECIA), a medical device company owning patented surgical technology that is emerging as a standard of care in minimally-invasive surgery, recognized as a technology to eliminate visceral burns during monopolar electrical...


Boston Scientific Launches Neuroform EZ(TM) Stent System in U.S. and Europe

July 28, 2010 9:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NATICK, Massachusetts , July 28, 2010 /- - Company Expands Market-leading Family of Neurovascular Stents Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced the U.S. and European launches of the Neuroform EZ(TM) Stent System, its fourth-generation intracranial aneurysm stent syste...


Teva Respiratory Announces Positive Results From Phase III Trial of BDP HFA Nasal Aerosol in Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis

July 28, 2010 9:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HORSHAM, Pa. , July 28 /- Teva Respiratory today announced positive results from a Phase III trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of beclomethasone dipropionate (BDP) hydrofluoroalkane (HFA) Nasal Aerosol in the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis (SAR). The study met all efficacy...


Siemens Showcases Broad Array of Innovative Diagnostic Solutions at 2010 AACC and ASCLS Annual Meetings and Clinical Lab Expo

July 28, 2010 9:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ANAHEIM, Calif. , July 28 /- Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics is showcasing a broad array of new products, services and solutions for clinicians at the American Association for Clinical Chemistry's 2010 Clinical Lab Expo in Anaheim, California from July 27 through July 29, 2010 (Booth...


IBM and UPMC Partner to Make 'Smart' Patient Room Even Smarter

July 28, 2010 8:33 am | by IBM | News | Comments

PITTSBURGH, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) are teaming up to bring "smarter" hospital rooms to patients nationwide. Created by UPMC three years ago to bring the right patient information to the bedside when it's needed,...

Calculating dynamic resistance to help choose an ESD protective device

July 28, 2010 7:42 am | by Jim Colby and Chad Marak | Articles | Comments

Electronic medical devices, especially those that come into contact with the human body, are at risk for electrostatic discharge (ESD.) Inadequate protection may damage the IC or interfere with communications critical to patient care. This article shows how to choose an ESD device that will give the best chance of a successful first pass design.

FDA fast-tracks EMD Serono MS drug

July 28, 2010 7:33 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

EMD Serono, which is developing an oral tablet for the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis, has received a priority review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.


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