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FDA announces recall of Abbott glucose test strips

December 22, 2010 9:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the agency is working with Abbott Diabetes Care to recall 359 different lots of glucose test strips


Abbott Glucose Test Strips: Recall - False Low Blood Glucose Results

December 22, 2010 9:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

Falsely low blood glucose results can lead patients to try to raise their blood glucose when it is unnecessary, or to fail to treat elevated blood glucose due to a falsely low reading.


CardioComm Solutions, Inc. Announces Equity Financing

December 22, 2010 8:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

CardioComm Solutions, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: EKG) ("CardioComm" or the "Company") today announced that it will be conducting a non-brokered private placement equity financing under which it will issue 6,000,000 units at a price of $0.05 per unit for gross proceeds of $300,000. Each unit will...


Webcast Alert: Heska Corporation's Special Meeting of Stockholders Webcast

December 22, 2010 7:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

LOVELAND, Colo., Dec. 22, 2010 /- Heska Corporation (Nasdaq: HSKA ) announces the following Webcast:What: Heska Corporation Invites You to Listen to Its Special Meeting of Stockholders on the WebWhen: Wednesday, December 29, @ 9:00 a.m. (MST)Where: (click on the Special...


Scott & White Finalizes College Station Land Deal

December 22, 2010 7:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Dec. 22, 2010 /- Scott & White Healthcare has acquired approximately 98 acres of undeveloped land that will be the home for a new 143-bed acute care hospital project. The property was purchased from Weingarten Realty Investors and College Station ISD. The...


GENEART AG: Squeeze Out of Minority Shareholders and Domination Agreement with Applied Biosystems Deutschland GmbH Effective

December 22, 2010 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Geneart AG / GENEART AG: Squeeze Out of Minority Shareholders and Domination Agreement with Applied Biosystems Deutschland GmbH Effective Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.Regensburg, December 22, 2010 - The...

Record time limit

December 22, 2010 6:37 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Inderscience Publishers) Running and swimming records are broken again and again at almost every international athletics event, But, can human performance continue to improve indefinitely? Will runners continue to accelerate off the starting blocks and reach the finish line in...


Teledyne Technologies to acquire DALSA Corporation

December 22, 2010 6:37 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE: TDY) ("Teledyne") and DALSA Corporation (TSX: DSA) ("DALSA") jointly announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement that provides for the acquisition of DALSA Corporation by a wholly-owned subsidiary of Teledyne.


Haemonetics to Present at J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

December 22, 2010 6:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BRAINTREE, Mass., Dec. 22, 2010 /- Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE: HAE ) announced today that Brian Concannon, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco on Monday, January 10, 2011 at 1:30 pm Pacific time.  The public...


Humana raises 2011 profit outlook on acquistion

December 22, 2010 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Health insurer Humana Inc. has raised its 2011 earnings-per-share expectations by a dime after completing its $790-million acquisition of privately held health care company Concentra Inc.The Louisville, Ky., insurer said Tuesday after markets closed it now expects earnings per share to range...

Centric Health buys assets of Dedicated National from court-appointed receiver

December 22, 2010 3:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Centric Health Corp. (TSX:CHH) says it has reached an agreement to buy certain assets of a series of bankrupt pharma companies for an undisclosed amount.The Toronto-based diversified medical care firm said it would purchase unspecified assets from related companies Dedicated National Pharmacies...

Stocks look to open little changed; investors look to U.S. GDP data

December 22, 2010 3:45 am | by Malcolm Morrison-Associated Press | Comments

The Toronto stock market headed for a slightly higher open Wednesday as oil prices advanced amid data showing U.S. crude supplies dropped more than expected for a second week and investors look to the latest reading on U.S. economic strength.The Canadian dollar headed higher against the...

Edge EHR Corp. Announces edgeDMS for iPad, Native Touch-Based Clinical Charting Software for the Paperless Dental Office.

December 22, 2010 2:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SEATTLE,  Dec. 22, 2010 /- Edge EHR Corp., EDGE, a provider of Dental  Practice Management solutions for the Mac OS®, is pleased to announce the release of edgeDMS™ for iPad® for Dentists and Dental offices looking to leverage the awesome power of...


Assistive robotics get boost from software developments

December 21, 2010 7:36 pm | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Experts in robotics-based assisting technologies say the real trick to the industry has been the software that runs such devices, and that software is now reaching a level of sophistication where even greater innovations will happen, and that means even better outcomes for the patients...

Still River Systems targets 2012 for first proton beam radiation treatments

December 21, 2010 7:35 pm | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Proton beam radiation therapy is recognized as a safer alternative to conventional X-ray radiation therapy, says Joe Jachinowski, CEO of Still River Systems Inc. But its slow adoption is all about price, he said. Still River Systems hopes to soon prove that it's taken a huge step toward...



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