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Slim Xtreme Herbal Slimming Capsule: Undeclared Drug Ingredient

May 11, 2011 5:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

Product marketed as a dietary supplement contains sibutramine, which may present a significant risk for patients with a history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias or stroke.

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Medtronic says Canada clears heart device

May 11, 2011 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Medtronic Inc. said Wednesday that Canadian regulators approved its Arctic Front cardiac cryoablation catheter system, which treats abnormal heart rhythms using extreme cold.The world's largest medical device maker said the Arctic Front system treats a type of irregular heartbeat called atrial...

Defibtech Lifeline and ReviveR Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs): Recall - Software Defect May Cancel Shock

May 11, 2011 4:34 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

Defect may result in failure to resuscitate the patient.

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Monotype Imaging to replace Dionex in S & P SmallCap

May 11, 2011 3:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Standard & Poor's said Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. will replace Dionex Corp. in the S&P SmallCap 600 index after the close of trading Friday.Dionex is being acquired by Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., which is in the S&P 500. The deal is expected to be completed soon.Monotype Imaging...

Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2011 Financial Results

May 11, 2011 3:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 11, 2011 /- Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCRX ), an emerging specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011, provided an update on the execution of its pre-commercial and launch strategies for...

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Dermatologist Using Robot for Dermatologic Emergencies

May 11, 2011 3:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., May 11, 2011 /- Dermatology patients in Palm Beach County now have the comfort of knowing their doctor is available to see them for emergencies even when he is on vacation. Dr. Steven Hacker, a top selling author for physicians, and recognized by his peers as one of...

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Tourette Syndrome Association and Psyadon Pharmaceuticals to Collaborate on a Drug Trial for Tourette Syndrome Treatment

May 11, 2011 3:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BAYSIDE, N.Y. and GERMANTOWN, Md., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The national Tourette Syndrome Association (TSA) and Psyadon Pharmaceuticals Inc. are pleased to announce their collaboration on a clinical trial to determine the potential efficacy of a novel drug, ecopipam, for...

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Henry Schein Ranks #317 in 2011 Fortune 500 Ranking of America's Largest Corporations

May 11, 2011 3:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

MELVILLE, N.Y., May 11, 2011 /- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC ), the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and veterinary practitioners, has been ranked number 317 in the 2011 Fortune 500 ranking of America's Largest Corporations....

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Reportlinker Adds Orthopedic Devices Market in the Emerging Countries (China, India, Brazil) - Presenting New Avenues for Growth and Profitability

May 11, 2011 2:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NEW YORK, May 11, 2011 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Orthopedic Devices Market in the Emerging Countries (China, India, Brazil) - Presenting New Avenues for Growth and Profitability...

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Vemurafenib New Drug Application Submitted to FDA for Melanoma

May 11, 2011 2:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

PARSIPPANY, N.J. and TOKYO, May 11, 2011 /- Daiichi Sankyo announced that applications have been submitted for market approval for vemurafenib (PLX4032/RG7204) for the treatment of metastatic melanoma to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA)....

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MEMSIC releases new low-profile 3-axis magnetic sensor

May 10, 2011 9:36 pm | by I-Micronews | Comments

MEMSIC, Inc. (Nasdaq:MEMS), a leading MEMS solution provider, combining proprietary MEMS technology with advanced mixed signal processing and system solutions, today announced the release of its new low-profile 3-Axis Magnetic Sensor, the MMC3280MA.

Conceptus 1Q loss widens on revenue dip(2)

May 10, 2011 3:46 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Conceptus Inc., which develops the Essure permanent birth control procedure, said Tuesday that its first-quarter loss widened on a decline in revenue.The results sent share plummeting in after-hours trading.Conceptus lost $2.9 million, or 9 cents per share, compared with a loss of $2.4 million,...

Conceptus 1Q loss widens on revenue dip

May 10, 2011 3:45 pm | Comments

Conceptus Inc., which develops the Essure permanent birth control procedure, said Tuesday that its first-quarter loss widened on a decline in revenue.The results sent share plummeting in after-hours trading.Conceptus lost $2.9 million, or 9 cents per share, compared with a loss of $2.4 million,...

Atrium first quarter profits rise on higher revenues

May 10, 2011 2:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Atrium Innovations Inc. (TSX:ATB), a Quebec-based developer and manufacturer of dietary supplements and other health products, reports its first quarter net profits attributable to shareholders rose to US$14.1 million or 43 cents a share from US$12.4 million or 37 cents for the same period in...

FDA clears Meridian bacteria test

May 10, 2011 2:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Meridian Bioscience Inc. said Tuesday that the Food and Drug Administration has approved the company's new test for certain bacteria that can cause diarrhea and dangerous inflammation of the colon.Clostridium difficile, or C. difficile, bacteria are found in the stool of an infected person....

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