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Total Victory for Schering Plough Pharmaceutical Reps in National Suit for Overtime Pay(2)

August 7, 2011 7:42 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2011 /- Schering Plough pharmaceutical representatives won a complete victory in Federal Court in a Nationwide Collective Law Suit. The law firms of Joseph, Herzfeld, Hester & Kirschenbaum, Kingsley & Kingsley and attorney Michael Dichiara represent the...

MRI Safety: Monitoring Body Temperature During MRI

August 6, 2011 6:34 pm | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

This monograph focuses on the need to monitor body temperature in patients during MRI and discusses the sites to record temperature based on efficacy and stability of the measurement, as well as the response time (i.e., the temporal resolution) during temperature fluctuations.

Poll of the Week: Should the FDA's 510(k) Process be Scrapped?

August 6, 2011 6:34 pm | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Should the process be scrapped? Vote here, and tell us what you think.


CORRECTED: Bionovo Announces Second Quarter 2011 Highlights and Financial Results

August 5, 2011 7:39 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 5, 2011 /- CORRECTED -- Bionovo, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNVI ) today announced second quarter highlights and financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2011. "We have made excellent progress on our menopausal hot flash drug candidate, MF101, or Menerba™,...

David J. Illingworth Appointed to Board of Directors for Varian Medical Systems

August 5, 2011 9:48 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 5, 2011 /- Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE: VAR ) today announced that David J. Illingworth, a former CEO and member of the Board of Directors for Smith & Nephew and veteran of more than 30 years of management in global medical device businesses, has been...

Belmont Instrument wins Dutch military order

August 5, 2011 9:42 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Billerica-based blood-focused medical device company Belmont Instrument Corp. has won an order for 45 units of its Rapid Infuser technology from the Dutch military.

South Florida Radiation Oncology on the Forefront of Cancer Treatment with the TrueBeamâ„¢ Radiotherapy System from Varian Medical Systems

August 5, 2011 8:43 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BOCA RATON and JUPITER, Fla., Aug. 5, 2011 /- In a promising development for cancer patients in The Palm Beach area, South Florida Radiation Oncology announced today that it has acquired the TrueBeam system, an innovative system that enables a radically different approach to treating...

Important Information on the Medical Device User Fee Rates for FY2012

August 5, 2011 7:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

This letter is to notify you of the fiscal year 2012, (October 1, 2011-September 30, 2012), fee rates and payment procedures for medical device user fees payable to the United States Food and Drug Administration, (US FDA).


Misonix Announces Update of Product Registration in Brazil

August 5, 2011 5:41 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Aug. 5, 2011 /- Misonix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSON ), a medical device company that designs, manufactures and markets innovative therapeutic ultrasonic products worldwide for wound debridement, spinal surgery, cosmetic surgery, neurosurgery, laparoscopic surgery, and other...

QIAGEN Completes Second U.S. Submission for Companion Diagnostic to Guide Treatment Decisions in Colorectal Cancer

August 4, 2011 11:38 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

GERMANTOWN, Maryland and HILDEN, Germany, August 5, 2011 /- ? Food and Drug Administration will review   therascreen ®   KRAS RGQ PCR Kit for use with Erbitux ®   (cetuximab) , a metastatic colorectal cancer therapy PMA follows a recent...

MANSFIELD, Mass., Aug 04, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE)

August 4, 2011 8:39 pm | by Covidien | News | Comments

MANSFIELD, Mass., Aug 04, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Covidien (NYSE:COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, today announced that the first patients have been enrolled in the DURABILITY(TM) Iliac and VISIBILITY(TM) Iliac studies. Dr. Marc Bosiers, at AZ ...

PCMA: Part D Plans and PBMs Continue to Deliver Savings in Medicare

August 4, 2011 12:44 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to new data released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the 2012 average Medicare Part D prescription drug plan premium is roughly $30, a figure far lower than the $41 figure that was originally...

Vycor Medical, Inc. Completes Final Close on Equity Capital Raise

August 4, 2011 12:44 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 4, 2011 /- On August 4, 2011, Vycor Medical, Inc. ("Vycor" or the "Company") completed the sale of $660,000 in Units comprising Preferred Shares and Warrants (the "Units") to accredited investors (the "Investors"), (the "Preferred Offering"). The Units were issued...


Genelux Corporation Appoints Catherine J. Mackey, PhD to Board of Directors

August 4, 2011 12:44 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 4, 2011 /- Genelux Corporation, a privately held, clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing diagnostic and therapeutic solutions for cancer and inflammatory diseases, today announced the appointment of Dr. Catherine J. Mackey, long-time Pfizer executive, to the...

Purdue Pharmaceuticals Donates Medical Supplies to Protect Poor Children From Infection

August 4, 2011 11:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 4, 2011 /- Purdue Pharma, L.P., a privately held pharmaceutical company, donates vital medical antiseptic to Children International , a U.S.-based humanitarian organization that helps poor children around the world. To view the multimedia assets associated with this...

Global Pharm Holdings Group Completes Acquisition of Pacific Asia Pharm Investment Group Co., Ltd.

August 4, 2011 11:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Global Pharm Holdings Group, Inc. (OTCBB:GPHG) ("Global Pharm" or the "Company"), a China-based growing vertically integrated pharmaceutical company engaged in pharmaceutical-related products distribution, and Traditional Chinese Medicine...

Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inks New Bank Financing Deal With Bank of America

August 4, 2011 11:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 4, 2011 /- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: CPIX ) today announced that it has executed a new senior credit agreement with Bank of America.  Pursuant to the new agreement, the Company has increased its revolving line of credit to $10 million, which is...

Governor Corbett Fulfills State's Promise Protecting PACE and PACENET Prescription Benefits for Older Adults

August 4, 2011 11:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today ceremonially signed House Bill 463 at Country Meadows Retirement Community in Hershey. The new law ensures thousands of older Pennsylvanians enrolled in the PACE and PACENET program will not lose their...

IMD Companies Announces Acquisition of Nutraceutical Company

August 4, 2011 8:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 4, 2011 /- In keeping with the company's previously announced plan to expand into the growing health and nutrition supplements, IMD Companies announces that, in a part cash part stock related party transaction, it has completed the acquisition of Botanical Sciences, Inc,...

Lightwave Logic Addresses the Bio-Medical Diagnostic Market through an Agreement with FiberLogix International Ltd.

August 4, 2011 8:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEWARK, Del., Aug. 4, 2011 /- Lightwave Logic, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LWLG ), a technology company focused on the development of a Next Generation Non Linear Optical Polymer Materials Platform for applications in high speed fiber-optic data communications and optical computing,...

Precision Optics lands $2.5M in patent sale

August 4, 2011 7:37 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Precision Optics Corp. Inc., a maker of advanced optical instruments in Gardner, has formed a deal with Intuitive Surgical Operations Inc., a surgical robotics firm in California, bringing $2.5 million to Precision Optics.

VWR International, LLC to Acquire LabPartner (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

August 4, 2011 7:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

RADNOR, Pa., Aug. 4, 2011 /- VWR International, LLC, a global leader in distributing laboratory supplies and services, announced today that it will acquire LabPartner (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., subject to customary closing conditions and Chinese regulatory approval.   (Logo:...

Cambridge Technology Company ionscope helps researchers make heart discovery

August 4, 2011 7:35 am | by RealWire | News | Comments

A discovery that may one day help the recovery of some people who have suffered a heart attack has been made with the help of ionscope's SICM equipment.Cambridge UK, Thursday 4 August 2011 - SICM, a high resolution microscopy technique, has been used by a team of researchers to identify a...

Novocure Announces Long-Term Supply Agreement With ITT Corporation for Ceramic Sensor Technology

August 4, 2011 7:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PORTSMOUTH, N.H., Aug. 4, 2011 /- Novocure, a commercial stage private oncology company, announced today that it has entered into a long-term supply agreement with ITT Electronic Systems, a subsidiary of global engineering and manufacturing conglomerate ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT). ITT...

Mold exposure during infancy increases asthma risk

August 4, 2011 7:33 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center) Infants who live in "moldy" homes are three times more likely to develop asthma by age 7 -- an age that children can be accurately diagnosed with the condition.

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