(European Society for Medical Oncology) A subset of lung cancer patients seem to live longer and experience delays in disease progression when a new drug that targets a cancer-associated molecule called MET is added to treatment with erlotinib, the results of a double-blind Phase...
Integrated Sensing Systems, Inc. (ISSYS) announced that it has completed its 2010 manufacturing expansion project, adding 5,400 square feet to its existing facility.
According to Digitimes press release, Epson Toyocom, the leader in crystal devices, has been benefiting from increasing demand from its clients since the second half of 2009, and demand from China and other emerging markets, in particular, has been serving as an impetus to the growth...
NoblePeak Vision, a once-promising developer of camera cores that integrate germanium photodetectors with silicon circuits, will see its assets liquidated on Nov. 5 to pay off creditors, the company's certified public accountant announced this week.
TOKO, Inc., a developer/manufacturer of electronic components focused on coil-based products, is demonstrating a self-developed wireless power supply system.
New SIG to Standardize Specifications for Lowering Total System Costs
(European Society for Medical Oncology) For patients with advanced lung cancer whose tumors carry EGFR activating mutations, first-line treatment with erlotinib nearly tripled progression-free survival compared to a standard chemotherapy combination, show results from the first...
(European Society for Medical Oncology) A surgical technique appears to offer quick and effective relief for debilitating spinal fractures often suffered by patients with metastatic cancer, researchers reported at the 35th Congress of the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) in Milan.
(La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology) The La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology will develop San Diego's first Center for RNAi screening -- a breakthrough genomics technology that will further enhance San Diego's reputation as a national research leader and...
Devicemakers have a new tool to help them find suitable vendors — a CDRH database that provides information about device inspections from 2008 to the present.
(European Society of Cardiology) The European Society of Cardiology is delighted to see the European Health Award 2010 handed to the Chronic Disease Alliance at the 13th European Health Forum held in Gastein October 6-9, 2010.
Medical technology developer Bruker Corp. has completed its $229.4 million cash acquisition of the Veeco Instruments Inc.'s Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) and the Optical Industrial Metrology (OIM) instruments businesses.
Cambridge-based medical device company MoMelan Technologies is hurtling towards commercialization of a device designed to stretch skin – improving the cost, time and patient experience of skin graft procedures.
Action based on data from clinical trial showing 16% increased risk of serious heart events.
Product marketed as a dietary supplement contains sibutramine, which can lead to elevated blood pressure, stroke, or heart attack.