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Seniors in Ohio Report Problems With Access to Home Medical Equipment and Services Under Controversial Medicare Bidding System

February 10, 2011 5:34 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

CLEVELAND, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medicare beneficiaries are reporting problems receiving medically required home medical equipment and services following the January 1, 2011 implementation of Medicare's "competitive" bidding program in Cleveland and Cincinnati. The...

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Mafraq Hospital Becomes First in United Arab Emirates to Deploy Masimo rainbow SET Pulse CO-Oximetry for State-of-the-Art Noninvasive Patient Monitoring

February 10, 2011 5:33 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

IRVINE, Calif. and DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 10, 2011 /- Mafraq Hospital and Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI ) jointly announced the hospital-wide conversion of Mafraq Hospital to Masimo rainbow® SET Pulse CO-Oximetry™ technology for advanced noninvasive patient monitoring...

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Neurocrine rises to 4Q profit on licensing fees

February 10, 2011 4:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Biotechnology company Neurocrine Biosciences Inc. said Thursday it rose to a profit in the fourth quarter from a year-ago loss due to higher research and development and licensing payments.The company earned $2.5 million, or 4 cents per share, compared with a loss of $7.9 million, or 20 cents...

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President and CEO of Visiting Nurse Service of New York to Speak at ASU in March

February 10, 2011 10:35 am | by Arizona State University | Comments

The ASU College of Nursing & Health Innovation is pleased to welcome visiting scholar and national healthcare policy expert, Carol Raphael.read more

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Information on Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants

February 10, 2011 10:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

Hip joint deterioration can lead to symptoms such as pain, stiffness or difficulty walking. When symptoms do not respond to conservative treatment, patients may be advised to undergo total hip replacement or hip resurfacing...

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Milberg LLP and The Weiser Law Firm, P.C. Announce Filing of Amended Shareholder Complaint Against Beckman Coulter, Inc. (BEC)

February 10, 2011 9:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Milberg LLP and The Weiser Law Firm, P.C. today announced that on February 9, 2011, the firms filed an amended shareholder derivative and class action complaint against Beckman Coulter, Inc. ("Beckman Coulter" or the "Company") (NYSE: BEC) and its Board of Directors, amplifying the...

Electromed 2Q profit rises on SmartVest sales

February 10, 2011 9:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Medical device maker Electromed Inc. said Thursday its net income climbed in the fiscal second quarter on better sales of its SmartVest Airway Clearance System.Electromed said its profit grew to $292,000, or 4 cents per share, in the three months ended Dec. 31. A year earlier it earned $35,000,...

EMD Serono opens $65M Billerica facility

February 10, 2011 9:39 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

EMD Serono Inc. today said that its new, $65 million research facility in Billerica demonstrates its commitment to growing the life sciences sector in Massachusetts.

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More advantages found for new drug: McMaster study

February 10, 2011 9:39 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(McMaster University) New findings from a McMaster University-led study of a drug recently identified to prevent stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation have been published in the high-impact New England Journal of Medicine.

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UK ambassador talks up Bay State tech

February 10, 2011 9:38 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Massachusetts technology firms are well-positioned to do more business in the United Kingdom in coming years, said Nigel Sheinwald, British ambassador to the U.S., in an interview Wednesday.

Solos Endoscopy, Inc. Reports $34,291 in Sales Revenue for January 2011

February 10, 2011 9:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BOSTON, Feb. 10, 2011 /- Solos Endoscopy, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SNDY ) is pleased to announce that the Company generated revenues during the month of January 2011 in the amount of $34,291.33 versus $32,458.23 for the month of January 2010, which reflects an increase of 5.64%. The revenue for...

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USDA Recognizes Benefit of Supplements in New Dietary Guidelines But Doesn't Go Far Enough

February 10, 2011 9:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 10, 2011 /- USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (NYSE: USNA ) commends the USDA for recognizing that nutritional gaps are common in the average American diet and that dietary supplementation can play a vital role in filling those gaps.  However, USANA scientists and...

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BBA partners with Ireland's Creganna in joint venture

February 10, 2011 9:35 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Northborough-based Boston Biomedical Associates LLC has entered into a joint venture with Irish firm Creganna-Tactx Medical, giving the Galway-based company's customers access to BBA's clinical, regulatory and quality expertise and consulting services.

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Parents, Physicians Unite and Declare: State of Emergency

February 10, 2011 9:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BRADENTON, Fla., Feb. 10, 2011 /- 'We are in a State of Emergency at the hands of prescription drugs.'  That is the message that concerned Florida residents are desperate for people to hear. Floridians are dying at a rate of at least 7 per day due to prescription drug abuse and...

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ZONARE Provides z.one Ultrasound System for Medical Missions to Guatemala

February 10, 2011 9:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 10, 2011 /- ZONARE Medical Systems, Inc., a developer of high-end ultrasound solutions, loaned a z.one Ultrasound System to Woodlands Church of Plover, WI, for use on medical missions to Sumpango, Guatemala.  Over the past year, ZONARE has provided six...

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