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Misonix BoneScalpelT Cited As "A Game Changer" Product

November 28, 2012 7:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Misonix, Inc. (NasdaqGM: MSON), an international surgical device company that designs, manufactures and markets innovative therapeutic ultrasonic products for spine surgery, skull-based surgery, neurosurgery, wound debridement, cosmetic surgery, laparoscopic surgery and other surgical ...

New York Genome Center Appoints Dr. Robert B. Darnell, World Leader in Biomedical Research, as President & Scientific Director

November 28, 2012 7:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 28, 2012--The New York Genome Center (NYGC) today announced the appointment of Robert B. Darnell, M.D., Ph.D., one of the world’s leading experts in the emerging area of RNA genomics, as its President & Scientific Director. In this role, Dr. Darnell will leverage...

Syneron Dental Lasers Signs Distribution Agreement with Healthcare Solutions & Services Pte Ltd in Singapore

November 28, 2012 6:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

YOKNEAM, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 28, 2012--Syneron Dental Lasers ( www.synerondental.com ), the leading provider of innovative dental laser technologies has signed a distribution agreement with Singapore-based Healthcare Solutions & Services Pte Ltd. Healthcare Solutions & Services...

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Bay State launches portal to find life science partners

November 28, 2012 12:00 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) in Waltham launched a website portal this week aimed at forging partnerships between Massachusetts companies and life science companies in other countries.

UPDATE: Cardiovascular Systems closes enrollment in Diamondback trial

November 27, 2012 5:00 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Cardiovascular Systems closes enrollment in a clinical trial of its Diamondback 360 Orbital atherectomy device for clearing calcium from clogged coronary arteries. UPDATED Nov. 27, 2012, with comment from Leerink Swann analyst Danielle Antalffy, closing share price.

Xeridiem Proactive with Connection Standard for Improved Medical Devices

November 27, 2012 4:19 pm | News | Comments

July 2010, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a guidance document intended to prevent misconnections in the hospital environment. The guidance document outlines product requirements for tube-based delivery systems so they aren’t accidentally misconnected. Xeridiem is actively working on connector designs to meet product requirements and prevent misconnections.

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Medtronic moves to dismiss Infuse kickbacks lawsuit

November 27, 2012 3:40 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Medtronic moves to dismiss a whistleblower lawsuit accusing it of illegal marketing of its Infuse bone growth protein, saying the whistleblower's case is based solely on public information. Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) is asking a federal judge in Mississippi to dismiss a whistleblower lawsuit accusing it of installing a stooge, spinal surgeon Dr. Thomas Zdeblick...

Given Imaging Submits PillCam COLON 2 Application to FDA for U.S. Regulatory Clearance

November 27, 2012 2:45 pm | by Given Imaging | News | Comments

Given Imaging Ltd., a world leader in GI medical devices and pioneer of capsule endoscopy, today announced that it has filed a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) application seeking regulatory clearance to market its PillCam® COLON 2 for visualization of the lower gastrointestinal tract.

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Covidien updates on pharma spinout

November 27, 2012 2:02 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Covidien updates investors on the planned spinout of its pharmaceuticals business, expected by mid-2013. With strong fiscal 2012 numbers under its belt, Covidien (NYSE:COV) updated investors today on its expected financials after it spins out its pharmaceuticals business next year.

TransMedics notches 1st U.S. "breathing lung" transplant

November 27, 2012 1:53 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

TransMedics' Organ Care System notches another 1st in accommodating a "breathing lung" transplant, in which a donor lung was delivered to a recipient while kept warm and functioning inside the company's Organ Care System rather than frozen on ice.

A*STAR’S Institute of Microelectronics and SFC Fluidics collaborate to develop point-of-need traumatic brain injury diagnostic device

November 27, 2012 1:34 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

A*STAR’s Institute of Microelectronics (IME) and SFC Fluidics®, a USA microfluidics-based biomedical device development company, will be collaborating to develop a portable diagnostic tool for rapid triaging of traumatic brain injury (TBI) victims and to improve the treatment strategies.

Alere Inc. Announces Offering of $450 Million of Senior Notes

November 27, 2012 1:12 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 27, 2012 /- Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR ) (the "Company") announced today that it intends to offer $450 million of senior notes due 2018 through a private placement, subject to market and other conditions.  The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to finance its announced cash tender offer to repurchase any and all of its outstanding $250.0...

NVision Increases its Medical CT Scanning Projects

November 27, 2012 11:25 am | Nvision Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

NVision reports that an increasing number of its contract scanning services now involve CT scanning for reverse engineering, and inspection and measurement of medical components and surgical tools.

Programmable DC Power Supplies

November 27, 2012 11:16 am | Tdk - Lambda Americas | Product Releases | Comments

TDK Corporation announced the expansion of TDK-Lambda’s Z+ Series of programmable power supplies, which now include 200-watt models in addition to the previously released 400-watt models.

Samsung Electronics America Expands Into Medical Device Sector with Health & Medical Equipment

November 27, 2012 11:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 27, 2012--Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd, today announced its expansion with the addition of Samsung Health & Medical Equipment, unifying Samsung Medison America’s personnel into Samsung Electronics America’s...

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