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While Ethicon Endo-Surgery and Allergan Remain Front-Runners in the $41 Million Gastric Band Market, Other Competitors Battle for Third Place, According to Millennium Research...

September 28, 2010 8:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

TORONTO, Sept. 28 /- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, the European gastric band device market was valued at $41 million in 2010, with revenues doubling by the end of 2015.  Increased awareness of health...


Baylor joins Parkinson's Progression Markers Initiative as official site

September 28, 2010 8:32 am | by Baylor College of Medicine | Comments

The Parkinson's Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic at Baylor College of Medicine is an official site for the Parkinson's Progression Markers Initiative, sponsored by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. Enrollment at Baylor has begun and will continue for...


Hologic 3D mammography tech gets FDA panel support

September 28, 2010 7:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Hologic Inc.'s Selenia Dimensions 3-D digital mammography tomosynthesis system has received a favorable review, unanimously voted, from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Radiological Devices Panel.


Biospace med renames to EOS imaging

September 28, 2010 7:33 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Biospace med, a medical imaging firm based in Cambridge and Paris, has changed its name to EOS imaging to take advantage of its name recognition with its EOS orthopedic imaging system, the company announced today.

Open Door Family Medical Centers Named Top Community Health Center in Nation for Use of Information Technology

September 28, 2010 7:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

OSSINING, N.Y., Sept. 28 /- Open Door Family Medical Centers ( ) a federally qualified community health center providing quality health care to the under-served, uninsured and underinsured residents of Westchester County has received the HIMSS Community Health...


Gloria Gaynor to Appear at AARP's Orlando@50+ National Event & Expo

September 28, 2010 7:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 28 /- Grammy Award winner Gloria Gaynor -- whose hit songs have captivated the public for over 35 years -- will appear at AARP's Orlando@50+ National Event & Expo to raise awareness of knee osteoarthritis (OA), including her own experience with this potentially...


Novel biomarker may predict response to new VEGF receptor inhibitor

September 28, 2010 7:31 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Association for Cancer Research) Researchers believe there may be a way to predict, based on individual tumors, those patients that are more likely to respond to the investigational new drug tivozanib.


2010 AAO-HNSF new research highlights: Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010

September 28, 2010 6:31 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Academy of Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery) Featuring more than 305 scientific research sessions, 594 posters and several hundred instruction course hours for attendees, the annual meeting is a unique opportunity for journalists from around the world to cover breaking...


Federal investigators demand Amedisys documents

September 28, 2010 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Home health services provider Amedisys Inc. said Tuesday the U.S. Department of Justice wants the company to turn over clinical and business operation documents under a civil investigative demand linked to the federal False Claims Act.The news sent Amedisys shares tumbling more than 10 percent...

Boston Scientific Welcomes Publication of Analysis Demonstrating Long-Term Survival Benefit for ICD Therapy

September 28, 2010 4:32 am | by Boston Scientific | Comments

MADIT II eight-year outcomes analysis shows that one life is saved for every eight patients who receive an ICD


Delcath to Present at the William Blair Emerging Growth Stock Conference

September 28, 2010 3:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NEW YORK, Sept. 28 /- Delcath Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: DCTH ) announced today that management will present at the William Blair Emerging Growth Stock Conference on Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 8:45 a.m. ET in New York, NY. Mr. David McDonald, Chief Financial Officer, will provide an overview...


Endo Pharmaceuticals Announces Agreement to Acquire Qualitest Pharmaceuticals for $1.2 Billion

September 28, 2010 3:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

CHADDS FORD, Pa., Sept. 28 /- Diversifies Revenue Streams and Boosts Scale in Existing Generics Business, and Strengthens Core Pain Franchise Transaction Expected to be Immediately Accretive to Adjusted Diluted Earnings per Share by $0.40 in First Full Year After Close Company Reiterates...


PAREXEL International to Present at William Blair Emerging Growth Stock Conference

September 28, 2010 3:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BOSTON, Sept. 28 /- PAREXEL International Corporation (Nasdaq: PRXL ) announced today it will be presenting at the William Blair Emerging Growth Stock Conference in New York.  James Winschel, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will be making a presentation on PAREXEL...


Incisive Surgical Issued Notice of Allowance for Key Absorbable Skin Stapler Patent

September 28, 2010 3:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 28 /- Incisive Surgical, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued a Notice of Allowance for another key patent application, "Mechanical Method and Apparatus for Tissue Fastening."  The allowed claims include subject matter covering the...


The 100th patient is treated at the UK's first CyberKnife™ Centre

September 28, 2010 3:34 am | by RealWire | Comments

NHS patient suffering from prostate cancer receives 100th treatment at Harley Street CyberKnife Centre A man from Greater London has become the 100th person to be treated at the UK's first CyberKnife Centre at the renowned Harley Street Clinic in London. The man, who has been suffering...



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