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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...


Interventional Spine®, Inc. Appoints Stephen Colaiezzi, Senior Vice President, Strategic Marketing

January 14, 2011 2:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 14, 2011 /- Interventional Spine®, Inc. today announced the appointment of Stephen T. Colaiezzi to the position of Senior Vice President, Strategic Marketing. (Logo: ) "We are very fortunate to have...


Webinar Series: HB-LED Manufacturing Growth & Transition--Challenges, Solutions & Opportunities

January 14, 2011 12:38 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

The SEMI--Yole Développement 3-part webinar series on HB-LED manufacturing will take place on February 9, March 2, and March 23 at 10:00am Pacific (1:00pm Eastern).

Fingerprints Go the Distance

January 13, 2011 8:35 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Comments

Scanning prints at two meters could mean safer security checks.

A Test for 400 Inherited Diseases

January 13, 2011 8:34 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Comments

New technology will allow broad screening for prospective parents.

Syneron Receives FDA Clearance for New Tanda(TM) System

January 13, 2011 12:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Syneron Medical Ltd. (NASDAQ: ELOS), the leading global aesthetic device company, announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market a new Tanda Light Emitting Diode (LED) system for skin rejuvenation. The product is...

Dendreon offering $500 million in notes

January 13, 2011 12:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Drug developer Dendreon Corp. said Thursday it will offer $500 million in convertible senior notes due Jan. 15, 2016.The company said the notes will be into cash, shares of common stock, or a combination of both.Dendreon also expects to grant the underwriter of the offering an option to buy up...

Software Quantifies Leaf Vein Networks, Enables Plant Biology Advances

January 13, 2011 10:38 am | by Georgia Tech Institute of Technology | Comments

By studying a plant's vein network pattern, biologists can investigate the plant's response to changing environments. To quickly examine leaves, researchers developed software that extracts information about macroscopic vein structures directly from leaf images.


Yale nutraceutical spinout Prevention Pharmaceuticals lands financing

January 13, 2011 10:37 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Prevention Pharmaceuticals Inc. of New Haven, Conn., has sold $650,000 of a $2 million securities offering, which will be used to build the company and expand the marketing of its first product, an over-the-counter (OTC) Omega-3 fatty acid nutraceutical called Omax.



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