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'A stark warning:' Smoking causes genetic damage within minutes after inhaling

January 15, 2011 5:36 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Chemical Society) In research described as "a stark warning" to those tempted to start smoking, scientists are reporting that cigarette smoke begins to cause genetic damage within minutes -- not years -- after inhalation into the lungs. Their report, the first human study to...

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Columbia University uses technological innovation to study bone structure

January 15, 2011 10:40 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Columbia University Medical Center) A team of researchers at Columbia Engineering and Columbia University Medical Center announced today the results of the first study comparing bone structure in Chinese-American women to Caucasian women. The report, just presented at the...

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ISS Europe 2011 - Connect to the European Semiconductor Community through SEMI

January 14, 2011 10:37 pm | by I-Micronews | Comments

Save the date for ISS Europe 2011 from February 27 to March 1 in Grenoble, France.

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Site Investigator & #8217;s Failure Leads to Sponsor Warning(2)

January 14, 2011 2:45 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

Orthocon has received a warning letter because a principal investigator in a 2007 clinical trial of its Orthostat-L hemostatic bone putty failed to adhere to the selection criteria for subjects.

Genetic Risk Factors Identified for Coronary Artery Disease and Heart Attack

January 14, 2011 2:41 pm | by University Of Pennsylvania | Comments

A new study from researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine shows that certain genetic profiles increase risk of coronary artery disease (CAD) while others uniquely increase risk of heart attacks in those with CAD. The findings, published online first today and in an...

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50-Year-Old Company Rethinks Future Following First Warning(2)

January 14, 2011 2:34 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

A warning letter, and the increasing regulation it represents, may be the end of the line for a family-owned device distributor in California.

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50-Year-Old Company Rethinks Future Following First Warning

January 14, 2011 2:33 pm | Comments

A warning letter, and the increasing regulation it represents, may be the end of the line for a family-owned device distributor in California.

Community Health plans 10 nominees to Tenet board

January 14, 2011 12:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Hospital operator Community Health Systems Inc. said Friday it will nominate 10 directors to the board of Tenet Healthcare Corp. as it continues to try to acquire the rival, which has rebuffed its $3 billion offer.Community Health is trying to get more control of Tenet to try to get the company...

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Brower Piven Encourages Investors Who Have Losses in Excess of $100,000 From Investment in Human Genome Sciences, Inc. to Inquire About the Lead Plaintiff Position in Securities Fr...

January 14, 2011 10:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut on behalf of purchasers of the common stock of Human Genome Sciences, Inc. ("HGSI" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: HGSI) during...

Brower Piven Announces Class Action Lawsuit in Connection With the Acquisition of American Surgical Holdings, Inc. by Great Point Partners

January 14, 2011 10:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware on behalf of all shareholders of American Surgical Holdings, Inc. ("American Surgical") (OTCBB: ASRG).The claims asserted in the complaint arise...

Tegal receives order for Tegal 200 SE silicon DRIE process tool from Fraunhofer Institute for microelectronic circuits and systems(2)

January 14, 2011 10:43 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

Fraunhofer IMS adds advanced deep silicon etch process capabilities for 200mm wafers with purchase of Tegal 200 SE tool and Tegal ProNova2 ICP source.

Tegal receives order for Tegal 200 SE silicon DRIE process tool from Fraunhofer Institute for microelectronic circuits and systems

January 14, 2011 10:42 am | Comments

Fraunhofer IMS adds advanced deep silicon etch process capabilities for 200mm wafers with purchase of Tegal 200 SE tool and Tegal ProNova2 ICP source.

Caliper, Seegene partner to co-market diagnostic tools

January 14, 2011 9:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Caliper Life Sciences Inc. has partnered with Seegene Inc. to combine the two companies' respective technologies in developing molecular diagnostic products.

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PECOS Edits Delayed — But Enroll Now

January 14, 2011 9:34 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | Comments

CMS has plans to implement changes to Medicare's Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership Systems (PECOS), which is used to enroll physicians into Medicare. Under the impending changes, CMS will deny claims for services ordered or referred by a physician who doesn't have a PECOS file....

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Featured Search — Characterizing Hepatic Lesions Appearing Non-hypervascular

January 14, 2011 9:33 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | Comments

Top news from a featured radiology search on SearchMedica: hepatocellular carcinoma - "Contrast-enhanced ultrasound for characterisation of hepatic lesions appearing non-hypervascular on CT in chronic liver diseases"

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