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NeuroFocus Announces World's First Wireless Full-Brain EEG Measurement Headset: Myndâ„¢

March 21, 2011 4:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NEW YORK, March 21, 2011 /- NeuroFocus unveiled the first dry, wireless headset designed to capture brainwave activity across the full brain today at the 75th Annual Advertising Research Foundation conference being held at the Marriott Marquis in New York.  Developed over the last...


Life Technologies Initiates Clinical Trials Leading to 510(k) Submission of a Class I and Class II HLA Sequence-Based Typing Solution

March 21, 2011 4:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

CARLSBAD, Calif., March 21, 2011 /- Life Technologies Corporation (Nasdaq: LIFE ) today announced that it is the first life science tools provider entering clinical trials to prove the safety and effectiveness of their DNA sequence-based typing (SBT) platform for analysis of the Human...


Henry Schein Establishes Matching Humanitarian Relief Fund in Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

March 21, 2011 4:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

MELVILLE, N.Y., March 21, 2011 /- Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC ), the largest distributor of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and veterinary practitioners, announced that it has established the Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund in response to...


Varian Medical Systems to Exhibit New TrueBeamâ„¢ System for Image-Guided Radiotherapy at ChinaMed Exhibition in Beijing

March 21, 2011 4:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BEIJING, March 21, 2011 / PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE: VAR ), the world's leading manufacturer of medical technology for treating cancer with radiotherapy, will showcase the company's new TrueBeam™ system for image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery at the...


Unilife COO Makes Open Market Purchase of Approximately $250,000 in Company's Publicly Traded Shares

March 21, 2011 4:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

YORK, Pa., March 21, 2011 /- Unilife Corporation ("Unilife" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: UNIS ; ASX: UNS) today announced that its Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, Dr. Ramin Mojdeh, has made an open market purchase of Company shares. Dr. Mojdeh purchased a total of...


OrbusNeich Files Lawsuit Against Dr. Pavel Cervinka for Defamation

March 21, 2011 12:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

HONG KONG, March 21, 2011 /- OrbusNeich today announced that it has filed a lawsuit in the Netherlands against Dr. Pavel Cervinka and Masaryk Hospital in Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic, where Dr. Cervinka is head of the hospital's Cardiology Department. The suit relates to a clinical...


Traffic accidents linked to increased risk of chronic widespread pain

March 20, 2011 9:38 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) Individuals with poorer health or psychological issues may be prone to developing chronic widespread pain following a traumatic event. This new research, published today in Arthritis Care & Research, a peer-reviewed journal of the American College of Rheumatology,...


A Smoking Gun for Emphysema

March 20, 2011 8:32 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Comments

A new blood test may detect signs of the disease before symptoms appear.


Page Physicians with Instant Message on iPad

March 20, 2011 7:36 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

DETROIT, March 20, 2011 /- Webahn, Inc. today announced that Capzule EMR, its electronic medical records iOS App for physicians, now includes instant messaging capability. Capzule ( is an online electronic medical records platform offered to small practices as a software...


New imaging technique provides rapid, high-definition chemistry

March 20, 2011 11:33 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee) With intensity a million times brighter than sunlight, a new synchrotron-based imaging technique offers high-resolution pictures of the molecular composition of tissues with unprecedented speed and quality. The new technique employs multiple beams of...


Influence of pulp extraction technique on DPSCs quality and quantity

March 19, 2011 2:37 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(International & American Association for Dental Research) During the IADR/AADR/CADR General Session, lead researcher C. Paganellii will present a poster titled "Influence of Pulp Extraction Technique on DPSCs Quality and Quantity."


Biodegradable tooth-binding micelles inhibit Streptococcus mutans biofilm growth

March 19, 2011 11:37 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(International & American Association for Dental Research) During the IADR/AADR/CADR General Session, lead researcher F. Cheni will hold an oral presentation on a research study titled "Biodegradable Tooth-binding Micelles Inhibit Streptococcus mutans Biofilm Growth."


New Model Provides Insights Into Intravenous and Subcutaneous Immunoglobulin Pharmacokinetics in Patients With Primary Immunodeficiencies

March 19, 2011 9:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., March 19, 2011 /- CSL Behring today announced the development of an innovative pharmacokinetic (PK) model that allows the absorption, distribution, metabolism, and elimination of subcutaneous (SC) immunoglobulin G (IgG) following administration to be simulated with a...


Covidien Announces FDA Advisory Committee Unanimously Recommends Approval for Pipeline(TM) Embolization Device

March 18, 2011 7:35 pm | by Covidien | Comments

MANSFIELD, Mass., Mar 18, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Covidien (NYSE:COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Neurological Devices Advisory Panel voted to recommend approval for Pipeline(TM) Embolization Device,...


WellPoint CEO received 3 percent raise last year(3)

March 18, 2011 3:47 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The president and CEO of health insurer WellPoint Inc. received a 3 percent boost in compensation last year for a total pay package worth $13.4 million.Angela Braly's salary was flat at $1.1 million, but she received an 83 percent increase in her performance bonus, which was $2.7 million.The...


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