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Open-source prosthetic finger won't cost an arm and a leg | MassDevice.com On Call

November 13, 2012 8:29 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

A South African woodworker and American engineer team up to develop an open-source low-cost prosthetic finger. MASSDEVICE ON CALL — A South African woodworker who had lost several fingers while operating a saw teamed up with an American engineer who had worked previously on prosthetic limb technology in order to develop an open-source, low-cost prosthetic finger. News Well, On Call, Prostheticsread more

Ingen Launches New B2B-eCommerce Website

November 13, 2012 8:15 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ingen Technologies, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: IGNT), an emerging medical device manufacturer with patented proprietary technology for the growing $4 Billion Respiratory-Market, is pleased to announce the launch of their new website. With a dynamic B2B (Business-to-Business)-eCommerce platform, Ingen...

Christie Medical Holdings Introduces Innovative Image Capture Capability on Hand-Held VeinViewer Flex

November 13, 2012 8:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 13, 2012--Christie Medical Holdings Inc. today announced the company will soon introduce the innovative Image Capture capability, an addition to the ASSESS Imaging Suite on VeinViewer ® Flex, the company’s 5th generation VeinViewer device. Image Capture, which...

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Epic Sciences Announces Series B Financing to Advance Essential Cancer Diagnostics for Personalized Medicine

November 13, 2012 8:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 13, 2012--Epic Sciences, Inc. (“Epic”), a private biotech company that develops breakthrough cancer diagnostics, announced today that it has completed a $13 million Series B equity financing. This financing includes new investors Domain Associates, Roche Venture...

Canon U.S.A. Enters into Collaborative Research Agreements with Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital

November 13, 2012 7:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 13, 2012--Canon U.S.A., Inc., has entered into respective collaborative research agreements with Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) to develop biomedical optical imaging and medical robotics technologies, among other...

Research and Markets: Brazil Orthopedic Devices Market Outlook to 2018 - Arthroscopy, Cranio Maxillofacial Fixation (CMF), Hip Reconstruction, Knee Reconstruction, Spinal Surgery, Orthobiologics, Trauma Fixation and Others

November 13, 2012 6:57 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 13, 2012--Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zkgmpc/brazil_orthopedic ) has announced the addition of GlobalData's new report "Brazil Orthopedic Devices Market Outlook to 2018 - Arthroscopy, Cranio Maxillofacial Fixation (CMF), Hip...

Research and Markets: France Orthopedic Devices Market Outlook to 2018 - Arthroscopy, Cranio Maxillofacial Fixation (CMF), Hip Reconstruction, Knee Reconstruction, Spinal Surgery, Orthobiologics, Trauma Fixation and Others

November 13, 2012 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 13, 2012--Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/twcccl/france_orthopedic ) has announced the addition of GlobalData's new report "France Orthopedic Devices Market Outlook to 2018 - Arthroscopy, Cranio Maxillofacial Fixation (CMF), Hip...

Research and Markets: Argentina Cardiovascular Devices Market Outlook to 2018 - Cardiac Rhythm Management, Interventional Cardiology, Peripheral Vascular Devices, Electrophysiology, Prosthetic Heart Valves and Others

November 13, 2012 6:25 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 13, 2012--Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lghx37/argentina ) has announced the addition of GlobalData's new report "Argentina Cardiovascular Devices Market Outlook to 2018 - Cardiac Rhythm Management, Interventional Cardiology,...

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MLSC opens third co-op research grant round

November 13, 2012 12:00 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, a quasi-public agency centered around investing in life sciences research, Tuesday launched a third round of its Cooperative Research Matching Grant Program, which supports research that could lead to life-saving applications in the life sciences realm.

OvaScience debuts after IPO with $35M in cash

November 13, 2012 12:00 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

In its first quarterly earnings announcement as a public company, OvaScience Inc. (OTCBB: OVSC) said Tuesday that it had cash on hand of $35.1 million as of Sept. 30, nearly eight times the amount it had last year at the same time.

Verastem losses widen in Q3 post R&D ramp up

November 13, 2012 12:00 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Verastem Inc., (NASDAQ: VSTM), a biotech company focused on cancer stem cells, reported that its loss widened in the third quarter due to a ramping up of research and development costs.

IMDS Names Bryan McMillan to Serve as President, Co-Innovation Division

November 12, 2012 4:32 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

FORT WORTH, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 12, 2012--IMDS (Innovative Medical Device Solutions) announced the appointment of Bryan McMillan to serve in the newly created position of President of the company’s Co-Innovation Division, effective November 12, 2012. In 2010, Mr. McMillan joined Orthofix...

Hologic Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2012 Operating Results

November 12, 2012 4:02 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (NASDAQ: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostics products, medical imaging systems and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women, today announced its results for the fourth fiscal quarter and...

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School Study Confirms Cannabis Science's Approach to Development of CS-TATI-1 to Inhibit Kaposi Sarcoma

November 12, 2012 12:15 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Nov. 12, 2012 /- Cannabis Science, Inc., (CBIS) announces Harvard Medical School releases peer-reviewed study in the Genes & Cancer Journal strongly suggesting that Cannabidiol inhibits growth and induces programmed cell death in Kaposi Sarcoma–associated Herpesvirus-Infected Endothelium. These results from the study at Harvard Medical School...

Will HHS Secretary Sebelius stay a 2nd term? | Personnel Moves

November 12, 2012 11:29 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius may stay in the position for another term in order to follow through on implementation of President Barack Obama's healthcare reform laws.  HHS's Sebelius may stay for another termHuman Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius might stay for a 2nd term, which would be unusual for someone in that position, according to a Kaiser Health News report. News Well, Personnel, Personnel Movesread more

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