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Safety and Efficacy of OrbusNeich's Genousâ„¢ Stent Demonstrated in High-Risk Patients with Known Contraindications for Dual Antiplatelet Therapy

January 10, 2011 4:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

HONG KONG, Jan. 10, 2011 /- Data from patients who are considered high-risk due to underlying clinical conditions and who cannot be treated with drug eluting stents (DES) and the accompanying requirement of long-term dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) showed positive safety and short- and...

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Boston Scientific Completes Enrollment in Clinical Trial Evaluating Next-Generation Nitinol Stent to Treat Iliac Artery Disease

January 10, 2011 4:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NATICK, Mass., Jan. 10, 2011 /- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced that it has completed enrollment in the ORION clinical trial, which is designed to evaluate the Company's EPIC™ Self-Expanding Nitinol Stent System for the treatment of iliac artery disease, a...

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PositiveID Corporation Adds Olympian Gary Hall, Jr. as Advisor to Expand Its Diabetes Initiatives

January 10, 2011 4:33 am | by PositiveID | Comments

PositiveID Corporation Adds Olympian Gary Hall, Jr. as Advisor to Expand Its Diabetes Initiatives

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Mindray Medical Meets 2010 Product Development Targets and Announces Strong 2011 Pipeline

January 10, 2011 4:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SHENZHEN, China, Jan 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Mindray Medical International Limited (NYSE: MR ), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices worldwide, today announced updates on new product launches for 2010 and its product pipeline for domestic and...

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$200M Proton Therapy Centers to Deliver Cancer-Fighting Benefits

January 9, 2011 10:37 pm | by San Diego Business Journal | Comments

The battle for future proton therapy market share could shape up to be a highly competitive undertaking in the local health care economy if two projects come to fruition.

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Sharp and Kaiser Are Putting Big Construction Plans Into Action

January 9, 2011 10:35 pm | by San Diego Business Journal | Comments

Construction projects planned by two local health care systems are promising to bring a major economic stimulus jolt to the San Diego region this year.

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For non-whites, geography plays key role in colon cancer screening

January 9, 2011 8:36 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of California - Davis Health System) New research from UC Davis Cancer Center has found that whether a person gets screened for colon cancer often depends on where they live in addition to their race or ethnicity.

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Race affects regional colorectal cancer screening disparities

January 9, 2011 8:36 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) Individuals from certain areas of the United States are more likely to get screened for colorectal cancer than those from other areas, particularly when comparing non-whites living in different parts of the country. That is the conclusion of a new study published...

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Engineering team invents lab-on-a-chip for fast, inexpensive blood tests

January 9, 2011 8:33 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Rhode Island) While most blood tests require shipping a vial of blood to a laboratory for analysis and waiting several days for the results, a new device invented by a team of engineers and students at URI uses just a pinprick of blood in a portable device that provides...

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TriReme Medical Announces Japanese Alliance

January 9, 2011 7:34 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

PLEASANTON Calif., SINGAPORE and TOKYO, Jan. 10, 2011 /- TriReme Medical, Inc. (TriReme) today announced that it has signed an exclusive distribution and sales agreement for TriReme's complete line of advanced peripheral and coronary balloon dilatation catheters with Century Medical, Inc....

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Mayo researchers describe measles viral protein movement

January 9, 2011 9:32 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Mayo Clinic) Mayo Clinic researchers have shown that proteins on the surface of a cell twist a viral protein into position, allowing the virus to start infection and cause disease, all in a movement as graceful as a ballroom dance.

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Important Information for Betaseron® (interferon beta 1-b) Consumers Regarding Triad Group's Alcohol Prep Products

January 8, 2011 10:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

WAYNE, N.J., Jan. 8, 2011 /-- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals has become aware of a broad United States market recall of alcohol prep pads, swabs and swabsticks manufactured by the Triad Group and marketed under various brand names.  In the interest of patient safety, Bayer wants to...

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Invensense announces that Lg Electronics selects Ixz-500 dual-axis gyroscope Motionprocessing? Solution for Infinia? line of 3D Led Lcd Hdtvs

January 8, 2011 1:36 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

LG?s Magic Motion? Remote Control Incorporates Motion Processing for Adding Gesture-Based Interactive TV Navigation.

World?s first diamond nanoelectromechanical switch

January 8, 2011 1:35 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

Japanese researchers have succeeded in the batch fabrication of suspended structures (cantilevers and bridges) of single crystal diamond for nano/micro electromechanical systems.

New rules may increase patients on home dialysis

January 7, 2011 10:45 pm | by ALICIA CHANG - AP Science Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Rodney Sokoloski used to get up before dawn three times a week and drive two hours from his high desert home to the Los Angeles suburb of Torrance to get hooked up to a dialysis machine.The blood-cleansing treatment was time-consuming and often left him feeling drained even before his workday...

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