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JCI online early table of contents: March 14, 2011

March 14, 2011 11:35 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Journal of Clinical Investigation) This release contains summaries, links to PDFs and contact information for papers to be published March 7, 2011, in the JCI: "An inside look at how the elite control HIV"; "New mouse model explains common pediatric brain tumor"; "A new target to...

R. Lindholm Named to Crux Biomedical Board

March 14, 2011 11:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

MENLO PARK, Calif., March 14, 2011 /- Crux Biomedical, developer of an advanced implantable vena cava filter (IVCF) to prevent pulmonary embolisms, announced the appointment of Randy Lindholm to its Board of Directors. Mr. Lindholm is a widely respected advisor to the medical device...

Town Hall Discussion With the Director of CDRH and Other Senior Center Management, May 5, 2011

March 14, 2011 11:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

The objective of this public meeting is to present the CDRH FY 2010 Priorities. In addition, FDA is interested in engaging in discussions about issues that are of importance to the medical device community. CDRH wishes to obtain feedback/ideas for...


New mouse model explains common pediatric brain tumor

March 14, 2011 9:39 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Journal of Clinical Investigation) Pilocytic astrocytoma is the most common pediatric brain tumor, but there are few medical therapies available. Mutations in a kinase called BRAF are found in more than half of all PA cases. This paper demonstrates that expression of just part of...

New Aid for AIDS - ICAP Ocean Tomo Announces Auction of a Keystone Patent for Cell Therapy Use of Modified Red Blood Cells for Treating Viral Diseases

March 14, 2011 9:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

CHICAGO, March 14, 2011 /- Developed by inventor Lawrence F. Glaser and represented by ICAP Ocean Tomo , this technology will be auctioned off at ICAP Ocean Tomo's Spring 2011 Live IP Auction on March 31, 2011 in New York City. (Logo:  ...


Taking mathematics to heart

March 14, 2011 9:34 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Mathematical Society) Mathematical cardiology has many problems that are ripe for unified attack by mathematicians, clinicians, and biomedical engineers. In an article to appear in the April 2011 issue of the Notices of the American Mathematical Society, John W. Cain, a...


IBM Delivers Initial Phase of Canada's First Province-Wide Electronic Health Record System

March 14, 2011 9:34 am | by IBM | Comments

IBM today announced the first stage of a $22.5 million project to create an electronic healthcare records (EHR) system for the province of Manitoba has gone live, providing clinicians with unprecedented access to their patients' lab results, dispensed drug records and immunization...


Interstitial Lung Abnormalities Tied to Reduced Lung Capacity

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

HealthDay News - Study also finds abnormalities on scans tied to lesser amount of emphysema among smokers


Fatty Liver Independently Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

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

HealthDay News - Ultrasound-diagnosed fatty liver is associated with worse metabolic profile, type 2 diabetes


Perrigo Company to Present at the Barclays Capital 2011 Global Health Care Conference

March 14, 2011 9:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

ALLEGAN, Mich., March 14, 2011 /- Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO;TASE) today announced that Perrigo Chairman and CEO Joseph C. Papa will present at the Barclays Capital 2011 Global Health Care Conference on Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 2:00 PM (EDT) at the Loews Miami Hotel in Miami, FL....


Stocks fall after massive Japanese earthquake

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

Stocks fell in morning trading Monday as investors assessed the economic impact of the massive earthquake in Japan.The earthquake and tsunami along Japan's northeast coast killed thousands of people and led to what is expected to be billions in dollars of damage. That raised fears of a slowdown...

Welcome to the ?mid-end?

March 14, 2011 7:33 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

The mid-end: That confusing zone of overlap in wafer-level packaging between the BEOL and back-end packaging.

Extreme Networks hires interim CFO

March 14, 2011 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Ethernet networking equipment company on Monday named former Omnicell executive Jim Judson as interim CFO to replace Bob Corey, who left earlier this month.The company will continue to seek a permanent CFO.Judson has been an executive at Xerox and Sun Microsystems and was most recently CFO for...

OVA1 Included in Latest ACOG/SGO Committee Opinion

March 14, 2011 6:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

AUSTIN, Texas, March 14, 2011 /- (Nasdaq: VRML ) –Vermillion, a molecular diagnostics company, announced today the inclusion of OVA1® as part of the recently published ACOG/SGO committee opinion. In the March edition of Obstetrics and Gynecology , the American College of...

Researchers Present Key Findings Comparing PEM to MRI for Identification of Contralateral Breast Cancer at the National Consortium of Breast Centers (NCBC) Conference

March 14, 2011 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

LAS VEGAS, March 14, 2011 /- Researchers presented data demonstrating increased specificity of Positron Emission Mammography (PEM) when compared to  MRI for the detection of breast cancer at the National Consortium of Breast Centers' 21st Annual National Interdisciplinary Breast...


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