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3rd Annual Dream, Discover and Deliver Awards Presented

December 13, 2010 1:34 pm | by Arizona State University | News | Comments

Three national healthcare leaders received the Dream, Discover, and Deliver Awards respectively at the College of Nursing & Health Innovation's annual awards program.read more

First Patient Enrolled in Multi-Center Clinical Trial of the CorMatrix® ECM® for Pericardial Closure to Reduce the Incidence of New Onset Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation

December 13, 2010 4:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ATLANTA, Dec. 13, 2010 /- CorMatrix Cardiovascular, Inc., an Atlanta-based company dedicated to developing and delivering unique extracellular matrix (ECM) biomaterial devices that harness the body's innate ability to repair damaged cardiovascular tissue, announced today that Franciscan...

PROTECT II Interim Results Demonstrate That Impella Is Not Superior to the Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump in Reducing Major Adverse Events in High Risk Patients Receiving Percutane...

December 9, 2010 5:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MAHWAH, N.J., Dec. 9, 2010 /- MAQUET Cardiovascular, the leading distributor of intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABP) worldwide, learned that the PROTECT II clinical trial, sponsored by Abiomed, that compared the safety and effectiveness of the Impella percutaneous ventricular assist device...

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HeartWare International, Inc. Announces Concurrent Public Offerings of Convertible Senior Notes and Common Stock

December 9, 2010 5:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. and SYDNEY, Dec. 9, 2010 /- HeartWare International, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTWR, ASX: HIN) ("HeartWare") announced today its intention to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $100 million principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2017 (the "notes") pursuant to...

Barnsley Hospital & #8217;s Emergency Department selects a Kodak i1320 scanner and File Stream EDMS solution to underpin move to electronic records

December 8, 2010 6:31 am | by RealWire | News | Comments

Access to records and security of information vastly improvedSpace in emergency department now used for an expanded children's area not storageLondon December 8, 2010 - Kodak (NYSE:EK) today announced that Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust's Emergency Department has installed a File...

Lasers Give Scientists Close-Up View of the Skin

December 5, 2010 8:34 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

The new technique could lead to an alternative to biopsies

Amarin to Present at Canaccord Genuity Cardiovascular, Diabetes & Obesity Conference

December 3, 2010 7:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MYSTIC, Conn. and DUBLIN, Dec. 3, 2010 /- Amarin Corporation plc (Nasdaq: AMRN ) today announced that it is scheduled to present at the Canaccord Genuity 5th Annual Cardiovascular, Diabetes & Obesity Conference on Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 3:00pm PST. The conference will be held at...

InfraReDx to Present at Canaccord Genuity 5th Annual Cardiovascular, Diabetes & Obesity Conference

December 3, 2010 4:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 3, 2010 /- InfraReDx, Inc. , a medical device company developing intelligent cardiovascular diagnostic imaging technologies, today announced that James E. Muller, M.D., founder and chief executive officer, will be presenting at the 5th Annual Canaccord Genuity...

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HeartWare to Present at the Canaccord Genuity Cardio/Diabetes & Obesity Conference

December 3, 2010 12:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. and SYDNEY, Dec. 2, 2010 /- HeartWare International, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTWR ) (ASX: HIN), a leading innovator of less invasive, miniaturized circulatory support technologies that are revolutionizing the treatment of advanced heart failure, today announced that CEO Doug...

$30 Million CABG Market Supported by Use of Intuitive Surgical's da Vinci Robot in Minimally Invasive CABG Procedures

December 3, 2010 12:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

TORONTO, Dec. 2, 2010 /- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, cardiac surgeons are trying new innovative approaches to traditional open heart surgery as they try to make coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) procedures...

OrbusNeich's Genousâ„¢ Stent Shows Favorable Outcomes for Treatment of Coronary Artery Bifurcation Lesions Compared to Bare Metal Stents

December 2, 2010 8:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HONG KONG, Dec. 2, 2010 /- OrbusNeich's Genous Stent shows favorable outcomes compared to bare metal stents (BMS) for the treatment of coronary artery bifurcation lesions, according to data published online in the journal Atherosclerosis . The cumulative rate of the study's primary...

Screening of 'Bad Blood' with filmmaker Marilyn Ness(2)

November 30, 2010 2:36 pm | by Arizona State University | News | Comments

School of Social Transformation's faculty in Justice and Social Inquiry presents a screening of the documentary film "Bad Blood: A Cautionary Tale," including a Q&A with the director, Marilyn Ness.read more

AMAG avoids FDA 'black box' warning

November 29, 2010 1:35 pm | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

AMAG Pharmaceuticals Inc. saw its stock jump almost 14 percent Monday, following news that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will not slap a dreaded “black box” warning label on its drug to treat iron deficiency anemia.

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Amarin treatment for high triglycerides shows progress in trials

November 29, 2010 10:36 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Biopharmaceutical Amarin Corp. plc today is reporting positive, statistically significant top-line results from its first Phase 3 clinical trial of lead drug candidate AMR101, which is being investigated as a treatment for very high triglycerides.

Slosman to lead Itamar-Medical's North America division

November 24, 2010 9:35 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Itamar-Medical Inc., a medical technology company focused on the cardiovascular system, has named Marvin Slosman as president of Itamar-Medical for North America.

Helix Therapeutics handed $2.5M in new funding

November 23, 2010 6:33 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Helix Therapeutics LLC, a New Haven, Conn.-based biopharmaceutical company, has landed $2.5 million in new funding from venture firm Canaan Partners and the quasi-public state funding entity Connecticut Innovations.

Covidien Collaborates with Arthritis Foundation on Patient-Education Initiatives

November 22, 2010 4:36 pm | by Covidien | News | Comments

Let's Move Together Movement Tracker Empowers Patients to Track Incremental Successes ST. LOUIS, Nov 22, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --The Arthritis Foundation and Covidien (NYSE: COV) have joined forces to help advance awareness and support for millions of people suffering from osteoarthritis...

Boston Scientific to Acquire Sadra Medical

November 19, 2010 7:34 am | by Boston Scientific | News | Comments

Innovative percutaneous aortic valve replacement system provides entry into emerging market of structural heart disease

Xanodyne Agrees to Withdraw Propoxyphene From the U.S. Market

November 19, 2010 7:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals Inc., which makes Darvon and Darvocet, the brand version of the prescription pain medication propoxyphene, has agreed to withdraw the medication from the U.S. market at the request of the U.S. Food...

FDA Approves Xgeva to Help Prevent Cancer-Related Bone Injury

November 19, 2010 7:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Xgeva (denosumab) on Thursday to help prevent skeletal-related events (SREs) in patients with cancer that has spread (metastasized) and damaged the bone. Skeletal-related events...

Boston Scientific Announces CE Mark Approval and First Implants for New Devices to Treat Heart Failure and Sudden Cardiac Death

November 19, 2010 1:34 am | by Boston Scientific | News | Comments

NATICK, Mass., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced CE Mark approval of its INCEPTA™, ENERGEN™ and PUNCTUA™ cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators (CRT-Ds) and impl

'A Platform Technology to Address Bioterrorism' Released by Aethlon Medical, Inc.(2)

November 18, 2010 5:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 18, 2010 /- Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: AEMD ), the pioneer in developing therapeutic filtration devices to address infectious disease and cancer, disclosed today that it has released a report entitled: " A Platform to Address Bioterrorism."  The report...

Covidien Announces New Evidence that Demonstrates Clinical Efficacy of VNUS ClosureFAST(TM) Catheter

November 17, 2010 9:34 pm | by Covidien | News | Comments

Multicenter Study Results Presented at 37th Annual VEITH Symposium NEW YORK, Nov 17, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Covidien (NYSE:COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, today announced that results from a prospective, multicenter study using the VNUS ClosureFAST(TM) catheter,...

Aortic aneurysms associated with defects in many regions of genome

November 17, 2010 9:34 pm | by Baylor College of Medicine | News | Comments

When the aorta, the major artery arising from the heart, becomes enlarged and weakened, the condition (called a thoracic aortic aneurysm) is life threatening. The situation becomes acute when wall of the aorta begins to tear (a dissection) or ruptures. Understanding the genetic component...

Recording Artist Danny Gokey to Donate Old Eyeglasses to Raise Funds for Free Eye Exams and Glasses for Needy Children

November 17, 2010 7:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

GLENDALE, Wis., Nov. 17, 2010 /- Since early October hundreds of Danny Gokey fans have donated used eyeglasses and non-perishable food items at Wisconsin Vision stores throughout the state. In exchange for their donation, today those fans get to meet Gokey, the 19/RCA Nashville recording...

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