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Survey Finds More Than One in Three Americans Have Been Personally Affected By Infections Resulting From a Hospital Stay

July 26, 2011 6:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

IRVINE, Calif., July 26, 2011 /- Survey results released today reveal that 34 percent of Americans(1) have, or know someone who has, acquired an infection after being exposed to germs during a hospital stay. Moreover, the survey found that 64 percent of Americans do not think they would...

Bacterin Sets Second Quarter 2011 Conference Call for Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. ET

July 26, 2011 6:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BELGRADE, Mont., July 26, 2011 /- Bacterin International Holdings, Inc. (NYSE Amex: BONE ), a leader in the development of revolutionary bone graft material and anti-infective coatings for medical applications, will hold a conference call on Thursday, August 11, at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time...

Resurrection Medical Center First in Chicago - 8th in the World - to Offer 128-Slice PET/CT Scanner Technology

July 26, 2011 6:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CHICAGO, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients at Resurrection Medical Center (RMC), part of Resurrection Health Care , in Chicago can now receive non-invasive, whole-body PET/CT scans in just minutes. The first of its kind in the Chicago area, and 8th in the world, the new...

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CAP Announces Advanced Digital Technology for 2012 Programs

July 26, 2011 6:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NORTHFIELD, Ill., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the College of American Pathologists (CAP) will introduce online imaging technology, DigitalScope, for use in its laboratory proficiency testing (Surveys) programs in 2012 at the 2011 AACC (American Association for Clinical...

Sysmex America to Debut Expanded Software Products for Middleware and Cell Image Analysis at AACC 2011

July 26, 2011 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MUNDELEIN, Ill., July 26, 2011 /- Sysmex America, Inc. today announced plans to debut expanded software products for its Sysmex WAM™ middleware and the Medica EasyCell® assistant Automated Cell Imaging Analyzer during this year's American Association of Clinical Chemistry's...

NuMe Health Announces Closing of Series A-1 Financing Round

July 26, 2011 4:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW ORLEANS, July 26, 2011 /- NuMe Health LLC, a biotechnology company developing evidence-based prebiotics designed to address specific health conditions, today announced that it has closed a series A-1 financing round and hired Dean P. Stull, PhD, as chief executive officer.  The...

Watson Second Quarter 2011 Net Revenue Exceeds $1 Billion; Non-GAAP EPS of $1.01

July 26, 2011 4:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PARSIPPANY, N.J., July 26, 2011 /- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI ) today reported net revenue of $1.1 billion for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011, an increase of 24 percent when compared to $875.3 million in the second quarter 2010. On a non-GAAP basis, net income for the...

arGEN-X Announces Non-Exclusive License With BioWa for POTELLIGENT® Technology

July 26, 2011 4:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, GHENT, Belgium, and PRINCETON, N.J., July 26, 2011 /- arGEN-X, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of human monoclonal antibodies from its proprietary SIMPLE Antibody™ platform, announces it has signed a non-exclusive license...

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Accuray Announces Proposed Offering of $75 Million Convertible Senior Notes

July 26, 2011 4:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 26, 2011 /- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ) ("Accuray") today announced its intention to commence an offering, subject to market and other conditions, of $75 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2016 (the "notes"), to be offered...

US X-Ray Systems - Market Trends Till 2016

July 26, 2011 1:49 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, July 26, 2011 /-  Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: US X-Ray Systems - Market Trends Till 2016...

US Ultrasound Systems - Market Trends Till 2016

July 26, 2011 1:49 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, July 26, 2011 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: US Ultrasound Systems - Market Trends Till 2016...

China Cardiac Catheters and Guidewires - Market Trends Till 2016

July 26, 2011 1:46 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, July 26, 2011 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: China Cardiac Catheters and Guidewires - Market Trends Till 2016...

Glucose Meter Can Detect Cocaine, Uranium in Blood

July 25, 2011 8:36 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Creative chemistry lets an inexpensive, off-the-shelf meter measure a variety of medically important targets.

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Subminiature LVDT Linear Position Sensor Serves as Critical Component in Ophthalmic Ultrasound System

July 25, 2011 11:21 am | by Eileen Otto & Jean Carl | Articles | Comments

The Eye Cubed has been released by Ellex Innovative Imaging, which manufactures ophthalmic laser and ultrasound systems used by ophthalmologists to diagnose and treat eye diseases. A major element of the Eye Cubed is the MD 188 Series Sub-miniature LVDT Position Sensor by Macro Sensors. In conjunction with CT or MRI, the Eye Cubed is used for imaging orbital tumors and optic nerve abnormalities. It can also locate foreign bodies that become lodged in the eye.

VR Business Sales, Mergers & Acquisitions Charlotte Completes Sale of Penrod Medical Equipment

July 25, 2011 10:44 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 25, 2011 /- VR Business Sales, Mergers & Acquisitions Charlotte, N.C. has just completed the sale of Penrod Medical Equipment of Salisbury, NC.  This durable medical equipment provider specializes in a wide variety of mobility equipment including walkers,...

Avoid Illness Through Easy Daily Check

July 25, 2011 10:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SHENZHEN, China, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The whole healthcare market is affected by a number of elements, including technology trends and social economic increases. Generally speaking, several changes can be summarized. With the rapid increase of world population especially the...

MarketsandMarkets: Global Diagnostic Imaging Market Estimated to Reach $26.6 Billion by 2016

July 25, 2011 10:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DALLAS, July 25, 2011 /- The " Global Diagnostic Imaging (CT, MRI, X-Ray & Ultrasound) Market - Competitive Landscape & Forecasts from 2010 to 2016 " analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities in regions such as North America, Europe, Asia, and...

Quest Diagnostics to Unveil Extensions to its Women's Health and Personalized Medicine Test Offerings at the 2011 AACC Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo

July 25, 2011 10:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MADISON, N.J., July 25, 2011 /- Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX ), the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, today announced it will unveil extensions to its women's health and AccuType® pharmacogenetic test menus, give eight...

Lanx, Inc. Announces Aspenâ„¢ Spinous Process Fixation System Clinical Data at IMAST

July 25, 2011 6:40 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BROOMFIELD, Colo., July 25, 2011 /- Lanx®, Inc., a privately held medical device company focused on developing and commercializing innovative devices for spinal surgery, announced its Aspen™ Spinous Process Fixation System (Aspen) was featured in two poster presentations at The...

Latest Information on Obese Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and LAP-BAND System

July 25, 2011 6:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LOS ANGELES, July 25, 2011 /- Bariatric surgery is recommended by IDF, the International Diabetes Foundation, for obese patients with type 2 diabetes. According to a new IDF position paper, bariatric surgeries for these obese patients can reduce health care costs in the long run....

Question Your Dentist About Potential for Cross-Contamination, Leading Infection-Control Scientist Tells Fox News

July 25, 2011 6:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 25, 2011 /- A leading international scientist in the field of infection control is urging patients to ask their dentists about the potential for cross-contamination in the dental office, specifically from reused chains and holders that fasten patients' protective...

Five Leading Academic Hospitals Install the CyberKnife System for Dedicated Radiosurgery

July 25, 2011 6:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 25, 2011 /- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ), the premier radiation oncology company, announced today installation of the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System at five renowned academic oncology centers in Europe and the United States, including the Penn...

Phase Two Study Suggests Use of Adult Autologous Stem Cells May Improve Cardiac Function in Angina Patients

July 25, 2011 4:47 am | by Baxter | News | Comments

CHICAGO and DEERFIELD, Ill., July 7, 2011 - New research published online today in Circulation Research found that injections of adult patients' own CD34+ stem cells reduced reports of angina episodes and improved exercise tolerance time in patients with chronic, severe refractory angina

Global Medical Devices Industry Outlook Survey 2011-2012: Industry Dynamics, Market Trends and Opportunities, Marketing Spend and Sales Strategies

July 25, 2011 4:47 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, July 25, 2011 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Medical Devices Industry Outlook Survey 2011–2012: Industry Dynamics, Market Trends and Opportunities, Marketing Spend and Sales Strategies...

Concentric Medical Launches DAC® 070, A New Distal Access Catheter

July 25, 2011 4:45 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 25, 2011 /- Concentric Medical, Inc., the global leader in devices for clot removal in ischemic stroke patients and distal access solutions, today announced the launch of the DAC® 070 Catheter. The DAC 070 Catheter is the fourth and largest diameter...

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