(University of Leicester) How likely is misdiagnosis? A researcher at hte University of Leicester is evaluating the accuracy of patient diagnoses.
A small number of insurers controls a big chunk of the market for Medicare Advantage health plans, according to a new Kaiser Family Foundation report.The nonprofit foundation said three or fewer companies dominate the market in every state except New York for the plans, which are privately run...
San Francisco is set to be the first US city to require mobile phone retailers to post radiation levels next to handsets they sell.
Medical device maker Stryker Corp. said Wednesday it named Dr. Roch Doliveux to its board of directors.Doliveux has been CEO of biotechnology company UCB S.A. since 2005. His appointment expands Stryker's board to nine directors.Shares of Stryker fell 6 cents to $50.88 in midday trading.
Everlight Electronics, Epistar, and TPV Technology will establish a joint venture for LED chip packaging and LED light strip production in Fuzhou City in China's Fujian Province, according to the companies. TPV is a dominant LCD TV maker.
(MWW Group) An estimated 60 million people in the US are affected by allergic rhinitis, commonly known as hay fever, according to the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology. A study published in the June 14, 2010, issue of Phytotherapy Research demonstrates Pycnogenol,...
(Washington State University) Mothers of children with autism see their careers disproportionally affected as they confront greater demands on their time, inflexible workplaces and increased medical costs, according to a new study by researchers at Washington State University Vancouver.
Medical device maker Medtronic Inc. on Wednesday reiterated its fiscal 2011 earnings guidance and issued a forecast for its first quarter, which ends July 30.At an investor event in Boston on Wednesday, Chief Financial Officer Gary Ellis said the company still expects fiscal 2011 earnings per...
Novellus Systems today announced that it has developed patent-pending XMM technology that complements the company's SABREÂ® ElectrofillÂ® copper electrochemical deposition (ECD) process.
New Full Wave method enables parasitic extraction of hundreds/thousands of interconnects in parallel
Discreet miniature pump continuously delivers insulin to patients while allowing full range of activities
According to AZosensor press release, Premier nanotech instrumentation and supplies distributor, Nanoscience Instruments, has recently announced the global distribution of microgrippers and force sensors from FemtoTools
New Alchimer fill technology supports narrow, high-aspect-ratio TSVs, offering real estate savings, reduced fill time and higher reliability
Elpida Memory, Powertech Technology and United Microelectronics Corp. on Monday announced their entry into a 3-way cooperation to advance 3D IC integration technologies for advanced processes including 28nm. This collaboration will leverage the strengths of Elpida's DRAM, PTI's assembly...
Boston Scientific Announces Completion of Refinancing 2011 Debt Maturities With New $3 Billion Bank Credit FacilitiesJune 23, 2010 4:36 am | by Boston Scientific | Comments
NATICK, Mass., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced the successful syndication of a new $1 billion, three-year term loan and a new $2 billion, three-year revolving credit