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Sofie Biosciences Launches a High Performance, Benchtop Preclinical PET System Using New Generation Detector Technology

April 4, 2011 6:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

CULVER CITY, Calif., April 4, 2011 /- Sofie Biosciences, a developer of molecular imaging systems and agents, announced the launch of GENISYS4, their new benchtop small animal PET system. Introduced today at the 2011 American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting, this compact,...

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CardioMEMS, Inc. Tops Georgia's 2010 Venture Financing List

April 4, 2011 6:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

ATLANTA, April 4, 2011 /- CardioMEMS, Inc ., an Atlanta-based medical technology company that has developed and is commercializing a proprietary wireless sensing and communication technology for the human body, today announced that its Q1 2010 venture financing was ranked first in Georgia...

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Caliper Life Sciences Launches Novel COX-2 Probe to Enable Personalized Medicine Research

April 4, 2011 6:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

HOPKINTON, Mass., April 4, 2011 /- Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: CALP ), a leading provider of tools and services for drug discovery, life sciences research and molecular diagnostics, today announced the launch of XenoLight(TM) RediJect(TM) COX-2 Probe (Fluorocoxibs), a novel...

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Photo Release -- PositiveID Corporation Partners With Taiwan's HMD BioMedical Inc. to Manufacture "iGlucometer" Blood Glucose Meter With "iglucose inside"

April 4, 2011 6:34 am | by PositiveID | Comments

Photo Release -- PositiveID Corporation Partners With Taiwan's HMD BioMedical Inc. to Manufacture "iGlucometer" Blood Glucose Meter With "iglucose inside"

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Quest Diagnostics closes Athena Diagnostics deal

April 4, 2011 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Quest Diagnostics Inc. said Monday it has completed its $740 million purchase of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.'s Athena Diagnostics business.Athena Diagnostics focuses on diagnostic tests for neurological conditions, including Alzheimer's disease. Quest agreed to buy the Worcester, Mass.,...

Vitamin D can decrease -- or increase -- breast cancer development and insulin resistance

April 4, 2011 5:39 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Georgetown University Medical Center) In mice models of breast cancer, researchers at the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, a part of Georgetown University Medical Center, found that vitamin D significantly reduced development of estrogen receptor-positive (ER+)...

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NMT Medical: Not enough cash to fill annual report

April 4, 2011 5:39 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

More bad news for cardiac implant maker NMT Medical Inc., as it filed last week federal documents stating it does not have enough money on hand to file its annual report for 2010.

Hologic to Release Second Quarter Fiscal 2011 Operating Results on Monday, May 2, 2011

April 4, 2011 5:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

BEDFORD, Mass., April 4, 2011 /- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (Nasdaq: HOLX ), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostics, medical imaging systems and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women, today announced plans to...

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Medstreaming Launches Fully Integrated Cardiovascular PACS and Certified EMR With Electronic Whiteboard at ACC

April 4, 2011 5:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

NEW ORLEANS, April 4, 2011 /- Medstreaming, a leading provider of medical IT solutions, announced today the launch of a fully integrated Cardiovascular PACS and certified EMR with a web-based Cardiovascular Electronic Whiteboard.  With the introduction of these components...

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superDimension Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Marker Delivery Kit

April 4, 2011 5:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

MINNEAPOLIS, April 4, 2011 /- superDimension, Ltd. ® , a privately-owned company that develops minimally invasive interventional pulmonology devices, today announced it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the superDimension marker delivery kit. The kit is designed for use with the...

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Aspirin May Lower the Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

April 4, 2011 5:34 am | by AACR | Comments

Tweet • Benefit was seen with aspirin, but not non-aspirin NSAIDs. • Effect was also present in people who took low-dose aspirin for heart disease prevention. • Patients should consult doctors before taking aspirin as a preventive agent. ORLANDO, Fla. - The use of aspirin at least once...

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Lung Cancer Risk Rises in the Presence of HPV Antibodies

April 4, 2011 5:34 am | by AACR | Comments

Tweet • Carcinogenic role of HPV in lung cancer is being examined. • Study results were similar regardless of gender and smoking history. • Question of a causal relationship between HPV and lung cancer remains. ORLANDO, Fla. - Researchers with the International Agency for Research on...

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Nicotine Does Not Promote Lung Cancer Growth in Mouse Models

April 4, 2011 5:33 am | by AACR | Comments

Tweet • Nicotine replacement therapy is not linked to tumor incidence, size. • Long-term therapeutic use may help people with nicotine addiction. ORLANDO, Fla. - Nicotine at doses similar to those found in most nicotine replacements therapies did not increase lung cancer tumor incidence,...

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Breast Milk May Provide a Personalized Screen of Breast Cancer Risk

April 4, 2011 5:33 am | by AACR | Comments

Tweet • Breast cancer is difficult to detect during pregnancy and lactation. • Breast milk screening may be more accurate than conventional screening. • Abstract presented during an AACR press conference. ORLANDO, Fla. - Breast cancer risk can be assessed by examining the epithelial cells...

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Serum Test Could Identify Lung Cancer in People Who Never Smoked

April 4, 2011 5:33 am | by AACR | Comments

Tweet • Biomarker panel in serum has 83 percent sensitivity/specificity. • As many as 25 percent of lung cancer patients have never smoked. ORLANDO, Fla. - A panel of biomarkers appears to be able to identify the presence of lung cancer in the blood samples of people who have never...

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