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Dr. Jeffrey Freitag Appointed Chief Medical Officer of PharmaNet

February 17, 2011 4:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 17, 2011 /- PharmaNet Development Group, Inc., a leading provider of clinical development services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, generic drug and medical device companies, announced today that Jeffrey Freitag, M.D., Senior Vice President, PharmaNet Consulting,...

2 knee replacements may be better than 1

February 16, 2011 9:32 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) Replacing both knees in one surgery, or simultaneous total knee replacement was associated with significantly fewer prosthetic joint infections as well as other revision knee operations within one year after surgery, compared with total knee...

AirPal Receives Patent for Inflatable Patient Positioning Systems

February 16, 2011 7:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NORTH WALES, Pa., Feb. 16, 2011 /- AirPal, a medical device manufacturer headquartered in North Wales, Pennsylvania, has received notification of allowance from the U.S. Patent Office for its modular system of inflatable devices used to position patients for situations such as difficult...

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Wireless Heart Implant Reduces Hospitalizations

February 15, 2011 7:34 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A pressure-sensing implant helps heart-failure patients stay healthy.

Genus Oncology, LLC Announces Initiation of Phase I Trial of GO-203-2c in Patients With Solid Tumors

February 15, 2011 10:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

VERNON HILLS, Ill., Feb. 15, 2011 /- Genus Oncology, LLC, a clinical-stage company focused on commercializing novel drugs for treatment of cancer, announced it has successfully filed an Investigational New Drug (IND) application with the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and has...

Preventing Fires in the Operating Room -- APSF video

February 15, 2011 9:32 am | by USFoodandDrugAdmin | Videos | Comments

An estimated 600 surgical fires occur each year in the U.S. Although most are minor, some result in serious injury, disfigurement, or even death. The Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF) says the vast majority of these fires are preventable. With the assistance of ECRI Institute,...

First Medical-Grade Consumer Sleep Assessment Monitor Has Wristwatch Form-Factor And Uses Nordic 2.4ghz ANT Transceivers

February 15, 2011 6:42 am | News | Comments

The ReadiBandâ„¢ from Fatigue Science is the only consumer friendly, scientifically validated sleep assessment product to provide medical grade results without requiring users to stay overnight in a specialist sleep clinic.

Jefferson researchers provide genetic evidence that antioxidants can help treat cancer

February 15, 2011 6:34 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Thomas Jefferson University) Researchers from Jefferson's Kimmel Cancer Center have genetic evidence suggesting the antioxidant drugs currently used to treat lung disease, malaria and even the common cold can also help prevent and treat cancers because they fight against mitochondrial...

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Military/civilian medical experts turning attention to 'army' of injured civilians supporting wars

February 14, 2011 9:35 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions) After analyzing data on 2,155 private contractors, diplomats and other civilians supporting war efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan who were medically evacuated out of combat zones, researchers have found they are more likely to be evacuated for...

CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery Summit Provides Forum for Clinicians to Share Knowledge and Experience

February 14, 2011 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 14, 2011 /- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, announced today the completion of the annual CyberKnife Scientific Meeting held February 10-12, 2011, in San Francisco, Calif. The global event hosted over 340 users of...

Study Confirms Provent® Therapy Effectively Treats Sleep Apnea Patients Who Are Non-Compliant with CPAP Therapy

February 14, 2011 4:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BELMONT, Calif., Feb. 14, 2011 /- A peer reviewed study in the February issue of Sleep Medicine concluded that Provent® Sleep Apnea Therapy, a non-invasive, disposable nasal device, significantly improved obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) - as measured by the number of breathing...

Obesity takes heavy toll on knee arthritis

February 13, 2011 8:32 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) More than 14 million visits were made to physicians' offices in 2008 by patients with knee problems. Five new studies presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons look at the effect that obesity has on knee...

New BIO Survey: U.S. Jobs, Patients, Competitiveness Benefitting from Therapeutic Discovery Awards

February 11, 2011 10:34 am | by Biotechnology Industry Organization | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (February 11, 2011) -- The Therapeutic Discovery Project (TDP) is important to the viability of the companies receiving a TDP award and allowed these small businesses to create or sustain jobs, according to a new survey of CEOs of small biotech firms that received Therapeutic...

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Study finds even with fetal lung maturity, babies delivered prior to 39 weeks are at risk

February 10, 2011 9:32 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine) In a study to be presented today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's (SMFM) annual meeting, the Pregnancy Meeting, in San Francisco, researchers will present findings that show that despite fetal pulmonary maturity, babies delivered at...

Seniors in Ohio Report Problems With Access to Home Medical Equipment and Services Under Controversial Medicare Bidding System

February 10, 2011 5:34 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CLEVELAND, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medicare beneficiaries are reporting problems receiving medically required home medical equipment and services following the January 1, 2011 implementation of Medicare's "competitive" bidding program in Cleveland and Cincinnati. The...

Mafraq Hospital Becomes First in United Arab Emirates to Deploy Masimo rainbow SET Pulse CO-Oximetry for State-of-the-Art Noninvasive Patient Monitoring

February 10, 2011 5:33 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

IRVINE, Calif. and DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 10, 2011 /- Mafraq Hospital and Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI ) jointly announced the hospital-wide conversion of Mafraq Hospital to Masimo rainbow® SET Pulse CO-Oximetry™ technology for advanced noninvasive patient monitoring...

CHAMPION Study Published in The Lancet

February 10, 2011 5:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ATLANTA, Feb. 10, 2011 /- The CHAMPION ( C ardioMEMS H eart Sensor A llows M onitoring of P ressure to I mprove O utcomes in N YHA Class III Patients) clinical trial was published online today in The Lancet . CHAMPION demonstrated a 30% reduction in the primary efficacy endpoint of heart...

New & #8216;Better By Nature & #8217; Detox Plan Promotes Health And Well-Being To Give Spring-time Feel Good Factor

February 10, 2011 4:32 am | by RealWire | News | Comments

"8 Weeks to a Better You" Optimum Health Plan combines detox and support for specific well-being issues using new synergistic homeopathic remediesBetter by Nature, the Stratford-On-Avon based health and well-being company, specialises in holistic homeopathic remedies based on creating...

Covidien Receives FDA Approval for Fentanyl Transdermal System Patch

February 10, 2011 2:33 am | by Covidien | News | Comments

ST. LOUIS, Feb 10, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, today announced that Mallinckrodt Inc., a Covidien company, has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for...

Study finds magnesium sulfate may offer protection from cerebral palsy

February 9, 2011 8:34 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine) In a study to be presented today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting, in San Francisco, researchers will present findings that showed that in rats, the use of magnesium sulfate (Mg) significantly reduced...

PARI Respiratory Launches New Website

February 9, 2011 4:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MIDLOTHIAN, Va., Feb. 9, 2011 /- Today, PARI Respiratory Equipment launched an updated company website at www.pari.com .  In addition to providing visitors with a beautiful new interface, the website includes easy access to: Continuing Education classes Product instructional videos...

NOVAVAX to Present H1N1 VLP Influenza Vaccine Clinical Data at 7th World Health Organization (WHO) Meeting on Evaluation of Pandemic Influenza Vaccines in Clinical Trials

February 9, 2011 4:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 9, 2011 /- Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX ) a clinical-stage vaccine company, announced today that Dr. Gregory Glenn, Chief Medical Officer of Novavax, will be presenting safety and immunogenicity data from its pivotal 2009 A/H1N1 virus-like particle (VLP) pandemic...

Allied Healthcare Products Reports Modest Profit for Quarter

February 8, 2011 9:33 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 8, 2011 /- With its governmental markets still depressed, Allied Healthcare Products (Nasdaq: AHPI ) earned a modest profit in the second quarter of fiscal year 2011 and improvement in its year-over-year performance. Net income for the quarter ending December 31 was...

Seniors in Dallas-Fort Worth Report Problems Obtaining Needed Home Medical Equipment Services under Controversial Medicare Bidding Program

February 8, 2011 12:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DALLAS, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medicare beneficiaries are reporting problems receiving medically required home medical equipment and services following the January 1, 2011 implementation of Medicare's new "competitive" bidding program in nine regions across the U.S.,...

One-Year European Registry Data Released for Popliteal Stenting With SUPERA®

February 8, 2011 5:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LEIPZIG, Germany, Feb. 8, 2011 /- Data from the Leipzig Registry tracking the results of patients treated with the SUPERA® stent for peripheral arterial disease (PAD) of the popliteal artery were reported during the recent 2011 Leipzig Interventional Course (LINC).  The SUPERA...

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