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Genetic Risk Factors Identified for Coronary Artery Disease and Heart Attack

January 14, 2011 2:41 pm | by University Of Pennsylvania | Comments

A new study from researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine shows that certain genetic profiles increase risk of coronary artery disease (CAD) while others uniquely increase risk of heart attacks in those with CAD. The findings, published online first today and in an...

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50-Year-Old Company Rethinks Future Following First Warning(2)

January 14, 2011 2:34 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

A warning letter, and the increasing regulation it represents, may be the end of the line for a family-owned device distributor in California.

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50-Year-Old Company Rethinks Future Following First Warning

January 14, 2011 2:33 pm | Comments

A warning letter, and the increasing regulation it represents, may be the end of the line for a family-owned device distributor in California.

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Community Health plans 10 nominees to Tenet board

January 14, 2011 12:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Hospital operator Community Health Systems Inc. said Friday it will nominate 10 directors to the board of Tenet Healthcare Corp. as it continues to try to acquire the rival, which has rebuffed its $3 billion offer.Community Health is trying to get more control of Tenet to try to get the company...

Brower Piven Encourages Investors Who Have Losses in Excess of $100,000 From Investment in Human Genome Sciences, Inc. to Inquire About the Lead Plaintiff Position in Securities Fr...

January 14, 2011 10:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut on behalf of purchasers of the common stock of Human Genome Sciences, Inc. ("HGSI" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: HGSI) during...

Brower Piven Announces Class Action Lawsuit in Connection With the Acquisition of American Surgical Holdings, Inc. by Great Point Partners

January 14, 2011 10:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware on behalf of all shareholders of American Surgical Holdings, Inc. ("American Surgical") (OTCBB: ASRG).The claims asserted in the complaint arise...

Tegal receives order for Tegal 200 SE silicon DRIE process tool from Fraunhofer Institute for microelectronic circuits and systems(2)

January 14, 2011 10:43 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

Fraunhofer IMS adds advanced deep silicon etch process capabilities for 200mm wafers with purchase of Tegal 200 SE tool and Tegal ProNova2 ICP source.

Tegal receives order for Tegal 200 SE silicon DRIE process tool from Fraunhofer Institute for microelectronic circuits and systems

January 14, 2011 10:42 am | Comments

Fraunhofer IMS adds advanced deep silicon etch process capabilities for 200mm wafers with purchase of Tegal 200 SE tool and Tegal ProNova2 ICP source.

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Caliper, Seegene partner to co-market diagnostic tools

January 14, 2011 9:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Caliper Life Sciences Inc. has partnered with Seegene Inc. to combine the two companies' respective technologies in developing molecular diagnostic products.

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PECOS Edits Delayed — But Enroll Now

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

CMS has plans to implement changes to Medicare's Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership Systems (PECOS), which is used to enroll physicians into Medicare. Under the impending changes, CMS will deny claims for services ordered or referred by a physician who doesn't have a PECOS file....

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Featured Search — Characterizing Hepatic Lesions Appearing Non-hypervascular

January 14, 2011 9:33 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | Comments

Top news from a featured radiology search on SearchMedica: hepatocellular carcinoma - "Contrast-enhanced ultrasound for characterisation of hepatic lesions appearing non-hypervascular on CT in chronic liver diseases"

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Dendreon expects $529.2M from senior note sale

January 14, 2011 8:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Cancer drug maker Dendreon Corp. said Friday it expects to raise net proceeds of $529.2 million from its sale of senior notes due Jan. 15, 2016.The company said it sold $540 million in senior notes, an increase from its previous plan to sell $500 million worth.Dendreon said it will use the...

Affymetrix releases new tool to test rice genes

January 14, 2011 8:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Affymetrix, Inc., a maker of genetic testing technology, said Friday it has developed a new test to identify rice varieties and genetic traits.The discovery will enable rice breeders to efficiently and cost-effectively track and fingerprint varieties. Santa Clara, Calif.-based Affymetrix made...

Consumer Information on: Endurant Stent Graft System - P100021

January 14, 2011 8:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

The Endurant Stent Graft System is used to repair aneurysms of the aorta in the abdomen. An aneurysm is a diseased, weakened and bulging section of an artery wall. The Endurant Stent Graft System is made of a fabric tube supported by a metal framework. Ea

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Consumer Information on: DePuy Orthopaedics Ceramax Ceramic Total Hip System - P070026

January 14, 2011 8:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

The Ceramax Ceramic Hip System is a ceramic on ceramic artificial hip replacement system, surgically implanted to completely replace a hip joint.

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