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Misonix Previews New OsteoSculpt® Ultrasonic Bone Scalpel

November 15, 2010 7:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2010 /- Misonix, Inc. (Nasdaq: MSON ), a developer of state of the art, ultrasonic medical device technology, which worldwide is used for acute health conditions, has announced its attendance and exhibition at the 20th Congress of the European Association for...

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New Study: Overuse of Combination Drug Therapy in Patients with Mild Asthma Leads to Increased Costs

November 15, 2010 7:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

PHOENIX, Nov. 15, 2010 /- Despite national guidelines recommending that inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) be used alone as the preferred treatment for patients with mild persistent asthma, a new study finds that nearly two-thirds of these patients are taking more costly drugs that combine an...

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NIH-Funded Study Is First to Demonstrate Increased Long-Term Survival With Favorable Neurologic Function Among Patients Receiving CPR Using ACSI ResQPump™ and ResQPOD® CPR De...

November 15, 2010 7:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

CHICAGO, Nov. 15, 2010 /- A combination of two devices could save the lives of several thousand cardiac arrest patients each year if implemented nationwide, suggests results of a clinical trial presented at today's American Heart Association Resuscitation Science Symposium. A...

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UBM Medica Announces PhotoClinic Mobile App for iPhone and iPad

November 15, 2010 7:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 15, 2010 /- UBM Medica announced today that it has launched PhotoClinic Mobile , an iPhone and iPad application which enhances physicians' clinical proficiency through easy-to-find diagnoses and treatments. Drawing from the popular DermClinic and PhotoClinic sections...

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<i>Blog: </i>Genzyme rumor mill churns over other suitors

November 15, 2010 5:37 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

The biotech world was abuzz Sunday, after the Mail on Sunday in London reported that Japan-based Takeda Pharmaceuticals was looking at acquiring Cambridge-based Genzyme Corp. It’s not that far-fetched. After all, Takeda,

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Clinical science: Special reports I

November 15, 2010 5:37 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Heart Association) This release features summaries from four presentations at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2010. Some highlights are "Irregular heartbeat in pacemaker recipients may clarify stroke risk," "Disparities among patients receiving heart...

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Unilife Commences U.S. Sales of Unitract® 1mL Syringes

November 15, 2010 5:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

LEWISBERRY, Pa., Nov. 15, 2010 /- Unilife Corporation ("Unilife" or "Company") (Nasdaq: UNIS ; ASX: UNS) today announced that it has commenced U.S. sales of its Unitract® range of 1mL safety syringes. Unilife and Independent Medical Co-Op, Inc. ("IMCO"), one of the largest medical...

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New National Electronic Health Record Safety System Launched

November 15, 2010 5:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2010 /- A new electronic health record (EHR) safety reporting system was announced today by the iHealth Alliance, a not-for-profit organization composed of medical society and professional liability carrier executives in collaboration with federal agencies and PDR...

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Heska Announces Q310 Results

November 15, 2010 5:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

LOVELAND, Colo., Nov. 15, 2010 /- Heska Corporation (Nasdaq: HSKA, "Heska" or the "Company") today reported financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2010. (Logo:   http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20000622/HESKALOGO ) (Logo:  ...

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PLC Systems Reports Third Quarter 2010 Results

November 15, 2010 5:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

FRANKLIN, Mass., Nov. 15, 2010 /- PLC Systems Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PLCSF ), a company focused on innovative cardiac and vascular medical device-based technologies, today reported financial results for the three- and nine-month periods ended September 30, 2010. Third quarter 2010...

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Panasonic Unveils CardioHealth® Station at American Heart Association 2010

November 15, 2010 5:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

CHICAGO, Nov. 15, 2010 /- Panasonic announced today that the company will showcase its new innovative tool for personalized preventive medicine, the CardioHealth® Station, at booth number 1831 at the 2010 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions to be held in Chicago from...

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New Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) Protocols Fuel Interest in Advanced Lung and Liver Treatments

November 15, 2010 5:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

WESTCHESTER, Ill., Nov. 15, 2010 /- While many clinicians around the world have adopted radiosurgery for the treatment of cancer, advances in technology along with newly-established treatment protocols introduced at this summer's 5th International Conference of the Novalis Circle, have...

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Common for patients to undergo multiple cardiac imaging tests, with high cumulative radiation dose

November 15, 2010 5:33 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(JAMA and Archives Journals) Multiple testing with the cardiac diagnostic imaging technique of myocardial perfusion imaging is common, and in many patients is associated with a high cumulative estimated radiation dose, according to a study in the Nov. 17 issue of JAMA. The study is being...

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Continuum creates tech design division

November 15, 2010 4:46 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Newton product design and development firm Continuum Inc. has launched Continuum Advanced Systems, a new division dedicated to the health, medical, government, industrial and consumer sectors.

Letter to Manufacturers of External Defibrillators About Developing Safer Products

November 15, 2010 4:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

The FDA is notifying you of our concerns relating to serious adverse events noted in Medical Device Reports (MDRs) associated with the use of external defibrillators and a large number of recalls of external defibrillators. As a result, FDA may, in the...

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