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Stem Cells Help Irradiated Mice Grow New Brain Cells

July 19, 2011 8:40 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

The study could offer hope for brain cancer patients, who often suffer dire cognitive problems as a result of radiation treatment.

Dr. Andreas Kuthe Performs First Laparoscopic Procedures Using Cardica's Microcutter XPRESSâ„¢ 30 Surgical Cutting and Stapling Device

July 19, 2011 10:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 19, 2011 /- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC ) today announced that Andreas Kuthe, M.D., Chief of General Surgery at the Red Cross Hospital Clementinenhaus, Hannover, Germany, successfully completed a total of five laparoscopic procedures using Cardica's' proprietary...

The Pharmacy Technician Workforce Coalition of the Triad and PTCB Position Pharmacy Technicians for Employment

July 19, 2011 9:40 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2011 /- Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) certification and advanced training programs developed by the Pharmacy Technician Workforce Coalition of the Triad continue to support the development of highly-skilled pharmacy technician workforces in North...

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Cancer Game Changers: Genomics, Smarter Medicine, Care Coordination Comprise Medco's Advanced Oncology Solutionsâ„¢

July 19, 2011 9:40 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., July 19, 2011 /- Oncology treatments are not what they were a decade ago.  Drugs that target specific molecular pathways in a cancer cell are being added to or replacing once standard therapies, requiring a new model of patient care.  Medco Health...

HYCOR Appoints Sean-Xavier Neath as Chief Medical Officer to Support Expansion of Product Lines and Enhance Customer Support Offerings

July 19, 2011 9:40 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

GARDEN GROVE, Calif., July 19, 2011 /- HYCOR Biomedical, Inc., a leading manufacturer and marketer of in vitro diagnostic products, today announced that Sean-Xavier Neath, M.D., Ph.D., has been appointed as Chief Medical Officer (CMO). In this role, Dr. Neath will support the company as...

ClinStar, LLC Establishes New Office on the US East Coast

July 19, 2011 9:40 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO, July 19, 2011 /- ClinStar, LLC, an established CRO providing clinical research services in the emerging markets of Russia and Eastern Europe to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, announced today the opening of a new regional office on the East Coast of the...

Cookstr Launches New Digital Recipe Collections Exclusively on Apple's iBookstore

July 19, 2011 9:40 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, July 19, 2011 /- Cookstr, the world's #1 collection of cookbook recipes available online, today launches its first original offering of curated recipe content exclusively on Apple's iBookstore. Created as a model for Cookstr's collaboration with book publishers, the company's...

Elsevier CPM Resource Center to Integrate Evidence-Based Clinical Content Software at Providence Health & Services

July 19, 2011 9:40 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan, July 19, 2011 /-   - CPM and Providence Health & Services Collaboration Aims to Improve Overall Interdisciplinary Care and Transform Patient Care Culture   Elsevier / CPM Resource Center (CPM), a leader in developing clinical decision support tools...

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Agility Health Expands National Outpatient Clinic Group with New Michigan Facility

July 19, 2011 9:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 19, 2011 /- Agility Health, a leading national provider of physical rehabilitation and software services that benefit patients, healthcare providers and employers, today announced the latest addition to its multi-state group of outpatient clinics.  Agility...

4th Alzheimer's Awards Announced in Search of Global Solutions for Better Dementia Care

July 19, 2011 9:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PARIS, July 19, 2011 /- For the fourth year, the Fondation Médéric Alzheimer and Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) are running Alzheimer's Awards for evidence-based psychosocial interventions for people with dementia and their carers. The purpose of the Award is to promote...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes EDDA Technology for its Pioneering Role in Medical Imaging Analytics

July 19, 2011 9:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 19, 2011 /- Based on its recent analysis of the medical imaging analytics market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes EDDA Technology (EDDA) with the 2011 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation. Technology innovation is a core cultural...

WuXi PharmaTech Schedules Second-Quarter 2011 Earnings Release

July 19, 2011 9:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SHANGHAI, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: WX ), a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device R&D outsourcing company with operations in China and the United States, today announced that it will release financial results for the...

EDURANTâ„¢ 96-Week Phase 3 Safety and Efficacy Data Presented at International AIDS Society Conference

July 19, 2011 7:41 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

TITUSVILLE, N.J., July 19, 2011 /- Janssen Therapeutics, Division of Janssen Products, LP, presented today 96-week findings from two pivotal Phase 3 clinical trials, known as ECHO and THRIVE, comparing the efficacy, safety and virology profile of its non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase...

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A Parable of a Familiar Industry

July 19, 2011 7:39 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Once upon a time, there was an industry which provided a highly useful and in-demand set of products and services. Virtually all members of society sooner or later made use of the industry, and most would be repeat customers. The industry steadily grew, increasing both the variety and...

China Sky One Medical Wins Bidding Process on Land Use Rights Covering Land at Song Bei District in Harbin

July 19, 2011 7:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HARBIN, China, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Sky One Medical, Inc. ("China Sky One Medical" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: CSKI ), a leading fully integrated pharmaceutical company in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that the Company has won the...

FDA Outlines Oversight of Mobile Medical Applications

July 19, 2011 7:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced it is seeking input on its proposed oversight approach for certain mobile applications specific to medicine or health care called mobile medical applications ("apps") that...

Specialties Emerge among MR Technologists

July 19, 2011 6:49 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Magnetic resonance (MR) technologists have developed three de-facto specialties over time, which could herald new training programs to meet the community's needs.

Daiichi Sankyo Launches LIXIANA® (edoxaban), a Direct Oral Factor Xa Inhibitor, in Japan for the Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism after Major Orthopedic Surgery

July 19, 2011 6:48 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

TOKYO, July 19, 2011 /- Building on its cardiovascular portfolio, Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (hereafter, Daiichi Sankyo), is proud to announce the launch of LIXIANA® (JAN: Edoxaban Tosilate Hydrate, INN: edoxaban) in Japan. This announcement follows the first marketing approval...

Medical Device Consultants, Inc. Welcomes Brian Edwards, Senior Regulatory Staff Consultant

July 19, 2011 6:47 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NORTH ATTLEBORO, Mass., July 19, 2011 /- Medical Device Consultants, Inc. (MDCI), a leading regulatory consulting firm and CRO for the medical device industry, announced today that Mr. Brian Edwards has joined the company's regulatory services group as a senior regulatory staff...

Abaxis to Report First Quarter Fiscal Year 2012 Financial Results Thursday, July 28, 2011

July 19, 2011 6:47 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

UNION CITY, Calif., July 19, 2011 /- Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, has scheduled a conference call to discuss its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2012, ended June 30, 2011. The call will...

Information on Mobile Medical Applications

July 19, 2011 5:34 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Mobile applications are software programs that run on smartphones and other mobile communications devices. Development of mobile medical applications is opening new and innovative ways for technology to improve health and health care.

Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff - Mobile Medical Applications(2)

July 19, 2011 5:33 am | News | Comments

The FDA is issuing this draft guidance document to inform manufacturers, distributors, and other entities about how the FDA intends to apply its regulatory authorities to select software applications intended for use on mobile platforms (mobile apps)...

Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff - Mobile Medical Applications

July 19, 2011 5:32 am | News | Comments

The FDA is issuing this draft guidance document to inform manufacturers, distributors, and other entities about how the FDA intends to apply its regulatory authorities to select software applications intended for use on mobile platforms (mobile apps)...

AAPC Physician Services Announces Medical Compliance Toolkit

July 19, 2011 3:42 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SALT LAKE CITY, July 19, 2011 /- AAPC Physician Services ( www.aapcps.com ) recently announced its Medical Office Compliance Toolkit to help busy medical practices simplify adherence to increasingly complicated compliance requirements. "In today's physician practice setting we are...

German Patient Surpasses 5 Years of Support on DuraHeartâ„¢ Left Ventricular Assist Device

July 19, 2011 3:40 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 19, 2011 /- Terumo Heart, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Terumo Corporation, today announced that a patient implanted with the DuraHeart™ Left Ventricular Assist System (LVAS) has surpassed five years of support on the mechanical circulatory support...

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