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Advanced Assay Technologies and Development Methods

January 13, 2011 7:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13, 2011 /- UBM Canon and IVD Technology are proud to add a new webinar to its webcast series on The Fundamentals of In Vitro Diagnostics.  This one-hour event will focus specifically on Advanced Assay Technologies and Development Methods and will offer an in-depth...

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S & P Equity Research Issues Health Care Sector Predictions for 2011

January 13, 2011 7:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2011 /- Although 2010 brought healthcare reform, investors are wondering if 2011 will bring healthcare reform repeal.  Investors should likely expect some volatility in the sector, as the Republican-led House promises to wreak havoc on healthcare reform, either...

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Medtronic completes Ardian buyout

January 13, 2011 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Medtronic Inc., the world's largest medical device maker, said Thursday it completed the $800 million buyout of blood pressure treatment maker Ardian Inc.The Minneapolis company announced the acquisition in November.Privately held Ardian makes a catheter system designed to treat high blood...

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EU OKs Sanofi's takeover bid of Genzyme

January 13, 2011 6:36 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

The European Commission has approved French drug maker Sanofi-aventis' proposed acquisition of Genzyme Corp., saying that they do not have anti-trust concerns related to the takeover.

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Celerite Slimming Capsules: Undeclared Drug Ingredient

January 13, 2011 5:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

Product marketed as a dietary supplement contains sibutramine, which may present a significant risk for patients with a history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias or stroke.

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Sunridge Moves Forward to Open Company Owned Clinics

January 13, 2011 4:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

FOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz., Jan. 13, 2011 /- Sunridge International (OTC Bulletin Board: SNDZ ), announced today that it plans to open company owned glaucoma clinics for the use of its patented treatment Pneumatic Trabeculoplasty (PNT).   As a manufacturer, Sunridge currently relies on...

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$1,700,000 Funding of NeoStem's Very Small Embryonic-Like Stem Cells Being Developed to Treat Osteoporosis Recommended by the Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Medical Resea...

January 13, 2011 4:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2011 /- NeoStem, Inc. (NYSE Amex: NBS ) ("NeoStem" or the "Company"), an international biopharmaceutical company with operations in the U.S. and China, today announced that its FY2010 Technology/Therapeutic Development Award application number PR101055 has been...

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Allegiance Health in Michigan Receives Prestigious $100,000 Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service

January 13, 2011 4:37 am | by Baxter | Comments

CHICAGO, Ill. - January 13, 2011 - In honor of its broad-based efforts to improve the lives of the most vulnerable members of its community, Allegiance Health in Jackson, Mich., is the recipient of the 2010 Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service, one of the most esteemed commun

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HASCO Medical Signs Agreement With the State of Alabama

January 13, 2011 4:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

MOBILE, Ala., Jan. 13, 2011 /- HASCO Medical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: HASC ), www.mysouthernmed.com , a managed healthcare provider that serves patients in Alabama, Florida, and Mississippi, today announced that Southern Medical & Mobility (SMM), a wholly owned subsidiary of HASCO...

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Potato, Potahto — Wording Matters in Radiology Reports

January 13, 2011 4:35 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | Comments

In order to deliver value-added care, we must take pause to not only identify the salient findings but craft our reports in a manner that allow our referring providers to understand the relative significance of those findings. In an era of diminishing face-to-face communication between...

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Atrium and Kaneka Launch Xpress-Wayâ„¢ RX Extraction Catheter in the U.S.

January 13, 2011 2:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

HUDSON, N.H., Jan. 13, 2011 /- Atrium Medical Corporation and Kaneka Corporation are proud to announce the introduction of the Xpress-Way™ RX Extraction Catheter. Xpress-Way RX has recently received FDA 510K clearance and is indicated for the removal of fresh, soft emboli and...

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Simcere Pharmaceutical Group Announces Resignation of CFO Frank Zhao

January 13, 2011 1:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NANJING, China, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Simcere Pharmaceutical Group ("Simcere" or the "Company") (NYSE: SCR ), a leading pharmaceutical company specializing in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of branded and proprietary pharmaceuticals in China, today announced...

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Consumer Genetic Tests Have Little Impact

January 12, 2011 5:34 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Comments

They lead people neither to make healthier lifestyle choices nor to order more medical tests.

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Pharma Industry Leaders to Reveal Hottest, Latest Trends for Pharma & Biotech at Groundbreaking Event

January 12, 2011 5:33 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jan. 12, 2011 /- In 2011, what will be the major trends in the pharmaceutical industry?  What will drive innovation?  How will government regulations affect what's next and what's new?  What will the game changers be?  Who will survive in the...

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ECRI Institute's 2011 Health Devices Achievement Award - Call for Entries

January 12, 2011 5:33 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ECRI Institute® ( www.ecri.org ), an independent, nonprofit organization that researches the best approaches to improving patient care, is now accepting submissions to its sixth annual Health Devices Achievement Award...

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