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Gerresheimer Reports Strong Revenues and Earnings Growth in the Second Quarter

July 13, 2011 12:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DUESSELDORF, Germany, July 13, 2011 /-   Group revenues grow by 7.6 percent at constant exchange rates in the second quarter of 2011 Adjusted EBITDA margin is 19.8 percent Net income increases to EUR 13.3m Successful conclusion of refinancing Gerresheimer AG, one of the leading...

Particle Sciences and Absorption Systems Form Relationship to Offer their Clients Enhanced Services

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

BETHLEHEM, Pa., July 12, 2011 /- Particle Sciences Inc. (PSI), a leading pharmaceutical CRO, and Absorption Systems, a leading provider of pre-clinical pharmacokinetic services, announced today that the two companies are working together to provide their clients with enhanced drug...

Vapotherm Announces New Exclusive Distribution Agreement with Hippo Medical for South Korea

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

STEVENSVILLE, Md., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vapotherm, a privately held manufacturer of respiratory care devices for hospital and home use, announced today that it has signed a new exclusive distribution agreement with Hippo Medical of Seoul, Korea.  Hippo will cover...


New FDA-Cleared Sensititre® AIM™ Automated Inoculation Delivery System Provides Faster, Accurate Dosing of MIC Plates for Microbiology Laboratories

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

CLEVELAND, July 12, 2011 /- Magellan Biosciences, a global manufacturer of products designed to make diagnostic testing easier, more cost-effective, and less labor intensive, announced the FDA clearance of its new TREK Diagnostic Systems-brand Sensititre AIM Automated Inoculation Delivery...

Hunter Shkolnik of Rheingold Valet Moves to Napoli Bern Ripka, LLP

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

NEW YORK, July 12, 2011 /- After more than fifteen (15) years as a Senior Partner in the New York personal injury firm Rheingold, Valet, Rheingold, Shkolnik & McCartney, LLP, Hunter Shkolnik has joined Napoli Bern Ripka, LLP ("Napoli Bern") as a Senior Partner of the firm, which will...

CSA Medical Completes $12.6 Million Series A Financing With Additional Venture Investment From Blue Heron Capital

July 12, 2011 9:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BALTIMORE, July 12, 2011 /- CSA Medical, Inc., the leading developer of novel Spray Cryotherapy devices that flash freeze and treat diseased tissue inside the body, today announced that it has completed an oversubscribed $12.6 million Series A Preferred Stock financing with the addition...

B. Braun Acquires Patent for Enhanced Wireless Communication Between Medical Devices and Hospital Information Management Systems

July 12, 2011 9:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BETHLEHEM, Pa., July 12, 2011 /- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B. Braun) announced today that it has acquired US patent 7,933,780, which was issued April 26, 2011, and two pending applications, providing the Company patent rights related to enhanced communication between medical devices and...

Elsevier Launches Current Opinion in Virology

July 12, 2011 9:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

AMSTERDAM, July 12, 2011 /- - Helping Virologists Keep Up- to- Date in a Fast -moving Field Elsevier ( ) has announced the publication of the first issue of Current Opinion in Virology - a new journal in its prestigious Current Opinion series, publishing six issues...


UBM TechInsights Hires Medical Devices Industry Veteran Bill Betten

July 12, 2011 9:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

OTTAWA, Ontario, July 12, 2011 /- UBM TechInsights, the leader in technical intelligence and intellectual property consulting services for technology companies, announced today that medical devices industry veteran Bill Betten has joined the company as Sr. Technical Advisor, Medical...

Ignite Health Hires Brian Lefkowitz as Chief Creative Officer

July 12, 2011 9:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

IRVINE, Calif., July 12, 2011 /- Ignite Health, an inVentiv Health company, and a new breed of healthcare agency combining best-in-class branding with first-in-class digital innovation, recently hired Brian Lefkowitz as Chief Creative Officer. Lefkowitz will be responsible for leading all...

A. John Blair III, MD, to Present at eHealth Initiative HIE Forum

July 12, 2011 9:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FISHKILL, N.Y., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A. John Blair III, MD, CEO of MedAllies, will be among a select group of thought leaders to present at the July 15 eHealth Initiative 2011 National Forum on Health Information Exchange in Washington, D.C. Blair will participate in a...

Top U.S. Hypertension Hot Spots Revealed

July 12, 2011 9:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DEERFIELD, Ill., July 12, 2011 /- A national analysis conducted by Sperling's BestPlaces, sponsored by Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., identifies the nation's Hypertension Hot Spots, or cities that face the most challenges due to hypertension risk factors and complications....

Take Lung Tumor CTs with a Grain of Salt

July 12, 2011 9:34 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Quirks associated with CT measurement can give a false impression of lung-tumor growth, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.


Why Your Practice Needs "Troubleshooter" Employees

July 12, 2011 9:34 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Consider appointing some troubleshooters, who can be on the lookout for problems before they snowball out of control, are ready to pinch-hit for coworkers who see trouble brewing, and follow through on issues to make sure they were really settled.

Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff - In Vitro Companion Diagnostic Devices

July 12, 2011 9:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

This guidance is intended to assist (1) sponsors who are planning to develop a therapeutic product that depends on the use of an in vitro companion diagnostic device (or test) for its safe and effective use and (2) sponsors planning to develop an in...

Panacea Global, Inc. Signs Multi-year Contract Valued at Minimum $8.75 Million for Cancer Detection System with Palmverse Limited

July 12, 2011 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ONTARIO, Canada, July 12, 2011 /- Panacea Global, Inc., ("the Company") (OTCQB: PANG), a biopharmaceutical company specializing in blood (protein), serum and tissue tests to diagnose and monitor cancer, today announced that it has signed a multi-year exclusive sales agreement with...

IDEV Technologies Launches Lower Profile SUPERA VERITAS® Stent Delivery System

July 12, 2011 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WEBSTER, Texas, July 12, 2011 /- IDEV Technologies, Incorporated (IDEV), today announced the first procedures in Europe utilizing the new 6 French (6Fr) SUPERA VERITAS® Peripheral Vascular System.  The new lower profile delivery system offers physicians more treatment options,...

MedImage Cases™: A New Medical e-Textbook from Projects In Knowledge®

July 12, 2011 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LITTLE FALLS, N.J., July 12, 2011 /- Projects In Knowledge ( ), the leading developer of cutting-edge digital and mobile information tools for busy clinicians, has just launched its newest free electronic medical textbook series: MedImage Cases, offered online...

TandemHeart Approved for Expanded Reimbursement

July 12, 2011 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PITTSBURGH, July 12, 2011 /- The TandemHeart circulatory support system has been granted expanded reimbursement coverage by NHIC, Corp., the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) serving over 1.3 million beneficiaries and over 53,000 healthcare providers in the Northeast region of the...

Boston Scientific Completes Clinical Trial Enrollment for Adaptâ„¢ Monorailâ„¢ Carotid Stent System

July 12, 2011 4:35 am | by Boston Scientific | News | Comments

European ASTI study to evaluate new nitinol stent to treat carotid artery disease

Octopus unleashed at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust by Ascribe Consulting

July 12, 2011 3:32 am | by RealWire | News | Comments

12th July 2011 - Ascribe is pleased to announce the 'Go Live' of an enterprise Business Intelligence (BI) solution launched under the banner of Octopus at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH). The Octopus system is a full range of management information...

PharmaVentures Engaged by Avexa to Assist in the Out-licensing of Apricitabine

July 12, 2011 12:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

OXFORD, England, July 12, 2011 /-   PharmaVentures Limited, experts in deals and alliances, are pleased to announce that they have been engaged by Avexa Limited to seek an out-licensing partner for apricitabine (ATC), a late-stage, novel treatment for HIV infection.  The...

High Precision Pressure Sensors in CPAP Respiratory Therapy Equipment

July 11, 2011 12:41 pm | by Dr. Adriano Pittarelli | Articles | Comments

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machines are used to treat sleep apnea, a disorder that restricts breathing, and potentially causes stress to both the heart and circulatory system. Sensortechnics’ HDI and HCE series pressure sensors monitor the instantaneous pressure at the output of the machine and inside the breathing mask, increasing accuracy and sensitivity for individual CPAP users. 

Pinnaclife Announces Prenatal Nutrition Package and Mother Baby Skin Care Line

July 11, 2011 11:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CORALVILLE, Iowa, July 11, 2011 /- Dr. Darlene McCord and Pinnaclife are proud to announce that Pinnaclife Supplements and Remedy Skin Care Products are now available in a complete prenatal care package. (Logo: ) Dr. McCord...

Burlington Medical Supplies Reorganizes Sales and Marketing Operations

July 11, 2011 11:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., July 11, 2011 /- Due to significant recent growth in its x-ray medical supply business, Burlington Medical Supplies of Newport News, Virginia has announced several changes to its sales and marketing operations. Steve Porter has joined the radiation protection...

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