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Metamark, HistoRx join in personalized cancer treatment licensing deal

December 20, 2010 9:32 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Molecular diagnostics startup Metamark Genetics Inc. has won a worldwide license to sell its MetamarkDx Prognostic Assay, using technology from Branford, Conn.-based HistoRx Inc., a tissue-based diagnostics firm.

Stocks mixed as lift from tax cuts fades

December 20, 2010 8:45 am | by CHIP CUTTER - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Stocks turned mixed Monday after three straight weeks of gains as upward momentum driven by a freshly signed tax cut package faded.Major indexes were mostly lower in early afternoon trading, giving up earlier gains. They had edged higher last week as the tax deal moved its way through Congress....

PharMEDium Announces Propofol, Ready-to-Use, Single Patient, Syringe Service for Operating Room Anesthesia

December 20, 2010 8:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Dec. 20, 2010 /- PharMEDium Services LLC, announced the addition of Propofol to its custom operating room anesthesia syringe preparation services.  PharMEDium is the first compounder to offer Propofol in a pre-labeled, single patient, ready-to-use, tamper evident...

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MinuteClinic Becomes First Retail Clinic Provider to Launch Partnership with National Patient Safety Foundation for Ask Me 3â„¢ Program

December 20, 2010 8:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Dec. 20, 2010 /- MinuteClinic, the pioneer and largest provider of retail-based medical clinics in the United States, has entered into an agreement with the National Patient Safety Foundation to become the nation's first retail clinic provider to implement the Ask Me 3...

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New Software for Improving the Analysis of OCT Images

December 20, 2010 8:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

PINE BROOK, N.J., Dec. 20, 2010 /- Diopsys, Inc. today announced the development of software that uses existing Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (SD-OCT) images to assist ophthalmologists and optometrists in diagnosing retinal and optic nerve disease such as glaucoma.  ...

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Sysmex America Announces Executive Promotions

December 20, 2010 8:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

MUNDELEIN, Ill., Dec. 20, 2010 /- Sysmex, a global leader in medical diagnostic testing equipment and information systems technology, today announced two organizational changes that further position the company's North American subsidiary for continued growth and market leadership. John...

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Natus Medical gives 1Q and full-year 2011 outlooks

December 20, 2010 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Natus Medical Inc., which makes medical devices used for newborn care, on Monday forecast 2011 results that were generally equal to Wall Street estimates.Natus said it expects a profit of 77 cents to 80 cents per share, excluding one-time items, and revenue of $247 million to $250 million....

Riverside takes majority stake in RI's Dominion Diagnostics

December 20, 2010 7:32 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Riverside Partners has taken majority ownership in North Kingstown, R.I.-based laboratory services firm Dominion Diagnostics, which focuses on medication monitoring and clinical quantitative urine drug testing.

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Aeterna reaches deal with FDA over Solorel trial

December 20, 2010 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Aeterna Zentaris Inc. said Monday it reached an agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that will enable the Canadian company to complete a late-stage trial of its potential diagnostic test for adult growth hormone deficiency.The company is developing Solorel, which could become the...

Casenet takes in $8.4M for healthcare software

December 20, 2010 6:32 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | Comments

Bedford health-care software maker Casenet LLC has raised $8.4 million from a planned $8.8 million equity offering, according to a regulatory filing. The company makes software that health plan providers use to manage care, from wellness programs to caring for serious illnesses.

Finnish researchers find a compound that prevents the growth of prostate cancer cells

December 20, 2010 6:32 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland) Researchers from VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and the University of Turku have demonstrated that an antibiotic called "monensin" prevents the growth of prostate cancer cells. Monensin is used in the meat and dairy industry, for example.

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CareFusion Launches EnVe Ventilator, Weighing 10 Times Less Than Traditional Critical Care Ventilators

December 20, 2010 6:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 20, 2010 /- CareFusion (NYSE: CFN ), a leading, global medical device company, today launched the EnVe™ ventilator , a high-performance critical care ventilator that weighs 9.5 pounds—about 70-80 pounds lighter than other ventilators with similar functions....

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Community Health to nominate Tenet board directors

December 20, 2010 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Community Health Systems Inc. said Monday it plans to nominate directors to Tenet Healthcare Corp.'s board at the hospital operator's 2011 annual meeting, as part of a push to take over its smaller rival.Community Health, based in Franklin, Tenn., did not say how many directors it intended to...

Despite damage, membrane protein structure can be seen using new X-ray technology, study reveals

December 20, 2010 5:35 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Melbourne) Australian researchers have identified a way to measure the structure of membrane proteins despite being damaged when using X-ray Free-Electron Lasers, a discovery that will help fast track the development of targeted drugs using emerging XFELs technology.

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Varian Medical Systems Schedules First Quarter FY2011 News Release and Conference Call

December 20, 2010 5:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 20, 2010 /- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR ) announced today that it will report results for first quarter of fiscal year 2011 following the close of regular trading on Wednesday, January 26, 2011.  The news release will be followed by a teleconference...

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