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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.


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....


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"


Dendreon expects $529.2M from senior note sale

January 14, 2011 8:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Cancer drug maker Dendreon Corp. said Friday it expects to raise net proceeds of $529.2 million from its sale of senior notes due Jan. 15, 2016.The company said it sold $540 million in senior notes, an increase from its previous plan to sell $500 million worth.Dendreon said it will use the...

Affymetrix releases new tool to test rice genes

January 14, 2011 8:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Affymetrix, Inc., a maker of genetic testing technology, said Friday it has developed a new test to identify rice varieties and genetic traits.The discovery will enable rice breeders to efficiently and cost-effectively track and fingerprint varieties. Santa Clara, Calif.-based Affymetrix made...

Consumer Information on: Endurant Stent Graft System - P100021

January 14, 2011 8:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

The Endurant Stent Graft System is used to repair aneurysms of the aorta in the abdomen. An aneurysm is a diseased, weakened and bulging section of an artery wall. The Endurant Stent Graft System is made of a fabric tube supported by a metal framework. Ea


Consumer Information on: DePuy Orthopaedics Ceramax Ceramic Total Hip System - P070026

January 14, 2011 8:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

The Ceramax Ceramic Hip System is a ceramic on ceramic artificial hip replacement system, surgically implanted to completely replace a hip joint.


Earnings schedule for week of 1/17/2011

January 14, 2011 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Major companies tentatively scheduled to report quarterly earnings next week:MondayNo major announcements expected.TuesdayApple Inc. releases quarterly financial results.Citigroup Inc. releases quarterly financial results.Delta Air Lines Inc. releases quarterly financial results.IBM Corp. releases...


Osiris gets Canadian request on Prochymal

January 14, 2011 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Osiris Therapeutics Inc. said Friday Canadian regulators requested additional information to support the company's request to approve the stem cell therapy Prochymal.The therapy is aimed at treating graft vs. host disease, which is a side effect of organ or bone marrow transplants. Osiris is...

More intensive methods needed to identify TB in HIV-prone populations

January 14, 2011 7:39 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Thoracic Society) Identifying tuberculosis patients in Africa using passive methods is leaving many cases undiagnosed, according to researchers from the Netherlands, Kenya and the United States, who studied case detection methods in HIV-prone western Kenya. Tuberculosis...


American Scientific Resources, Inc. Announces S-1 Registration Statement Effective; Commences Public Reporting Requirements

January 14, 2011 7:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

WESTON, Fla., Jan. 14, 2011 /- American Scientific Resources , Inc. (the "Company" or "ASR") (Pink Sheets: ASFX ) wishes to announces that its Form S-1 Resale Registration Statement, a copy of which is available at , has been declared effective by the United States Securities...


Agenda announced for Europe?s leading image sensors event, Image Sensors Europe 2011

January 14, 2011 5:46 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

IntertechPira released the agenda for the 4th annual Image Sensors Europe conference, packed with speakers from leading manufacturing, supplying, end-use companies as well as academia and research centres.

Thermo Fisher extends offer for Dionex shares

January 14, 2011 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Scientific instrument maker Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. said Friday it extended its offer to acquire shares of Dionex Corp. until Feb. 16.Thermo Fisher, based in Waltham, Mass., is offering to buy outstanding shares of the laboratory equipment maker for $118.50 per share in cash, or about...

Zimmer Holdings Announces Live Audio Webcast and Conference Call of Fourth Quarter and Year End 2010 Results

January 14, 2011 4:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

WARSAW, Ind., Jan. 14, 2011 /- Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZMH) announced today its fourth quarter 2010 sales and earnings conference call will be broadcast live over the Internet on Thursday, January 27, 2011, at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time.  A news release detailing the...


GE Healthcare Presents Flutemetamol Data for Detection of Amyloid Plaque Linked to Alzheimer's Disease

January 14, 2011 4:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

MIAMI, Jan. 14, 2011 /- New clinical research data suggests that [18F] Flutemetamol could add value to current diagnostic tools used by physicians and provide accurate identification of beta amyloid plaques, considered to be a sign of neurodegeneration linked to Alzheimer's Disease...



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