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Denver Zoo Orangutan Breathes Easier With eFlow Technology From PARI

April 8, 2011 8:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DENVER, April 8, 2011 /- A state-of-the-art, eFlow Technology nebulizer (PARI Pharma GmbH) has lifted one Denver Zoo orangutan's health and spirits. Mias (Mee-us), a 27-year-old orangutan, has what veterinarians believe to be chronic airsacculitis, a complex respiratory disease that is a...

Novation Announces the Addition of St. Jude Medical to the Cardiac Rhythm Management Products Portfolio

April 8, 2011 5:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

IRVING, Texas, April 8, 2011 /- Novation, the leading health care supply contracting company, announced today the addition of St. Jude Medical (St. Paul, MN) to its portfolio of agreements for Cardiac Rhythm Management products. St. Jude Medical is a leading provider of medical devices...

Elekta Emphasizes Advantages of Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion Over Competing Systems at 2011 AANS Meeting

April 8, 2011 5:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ATLANTA and DENVER, April 8, 2011 /- At the 2011 American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Meeting, April 9-13 at the Colorado Convention Center, Elekta (booth #1717) will highlight characteristics of Leksell Gamma Knife® Perfexion™ that separate the system...

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Xeridiem Medical Devices Receives MD+DI 2011 Medical Design Excellence Award (MDEA).

April 8, 2011 5:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

TUCSON, Ariz., April 8, 2011 /- Xeridiem™ Medical Devices (xeridiem) is a recipient of MD+DI 's 2011 Medical Design Excellence Award (MDEA).  This international award was for a novel chest tube, the PleuraFlow Active Tube Clearance System (PleuraFlow ATC), developed by Clear...

Pacira Pharmaceuticals to Present at BioCentury Future Leaders in the Biotech Industry Conference

April 8, 2011 3:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 8, 2011 /- Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCRX ), an emerging specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced James Scibetta, chief financial officer, is scheduled to present at the BioCentury Future Leaders in the Biotech Industry Conference on Friday,...

Regeneron and Bayer Announce Start of Phase 3 Clinical Program in Diabetic Macular Edema

April 7, 2011 11:34 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. and BERLIN, April 8, 2011 /- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN ) and Bayer HealthCare today announced that they have initiated the first of two Phase 3 clinical trials evaluating the efficacy and safety of VEGF Trap-Eye (aflibercept ophthalmic solution), an...

Hospira Reinforces Importance of Clinical Surveillance Technology in Line With World Health Day Focus on Antimicrobial Resistance

April 7, 2011 9:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LAKE FOREST, Ill., April 7, 2011 /- As part of World Health Day 2011 , the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on policy makers, providers, the public and the healthcare industry to take action to combat the serious health threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).  Aligned...

Rochester Medical Completes Acquisition of Laprolan

April 7, 2011 9:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

STEWARTVILLE, Minn., April 7, 2011 /- Rochester Medical Corporation (NASDAQ: ROCM ) today announced that it has now completed the previously announced purchase of Laprolan B.V., the former Medical Supplies Division and wholly owned subsidiary of Fornix BioSciences N.V. Under the terms of...

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Hearing Professional of the Year Awards Announced

April 7, 2011 9:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MADISON, Wis., April 7, 2011 /- Five of the nation's top hearing professionals were honored today by Rayovac for their unparalleled commitment to their patients and hearing health.   Dr. Indira Alvarez of Tampa, Fla. was named the 2010 National Hearing Professional of the Year....

Ascension Orthopedics Announces TITANâ„¢ Modular Shoulder Implantations at Union Memorial Hospital

April 7, 2011 8:40 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

AUSTIN, Texas, April 7, 2011 /- Ascension Orthopedics, Inc., a world leader in PyroCarbon orthopedic devices, announces additional implantations of the TITAN Modular Total Shoulder.  The surgeries were performed by Anand Murthi, M.D. at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, MD....

New Affiliation Between MinuteClinic and Advocate Health Care Increases Access to Medical Services in Chicagoland

April 7, 2011 8:40 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WOONSOCKET, R.I. and Oak Brook, Ill., April 7, 2011 /- MinuteClinic, the retail health care division of CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS ), has entered into a clinical affiliation with Advocate Health Care and Advocate Physician Partners to enhance the high quality, affordable health care services...

Study Highlights Successes of Ascension Health Quality Initiative

April 7, 2011 8:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ST. LOUIS, April 7, 2011 /- A study published in the journal Health Affairs documents Ascension Health, the nation's third-largest health system, has achieved remarkable results in eliminating preventable mortality, lowering birth trauma rates, reducing bed sores and keeping patients...

High Quality Above All Else in Your Practice, Part 2 of 2

April 7, 2011 8:36 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Quality is in the eye of the beholder. Clinical image interpretation is paramount as we've talked about before. But there are other aspects to demonstrating quality for your partners.

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MRI Exams May Help Predict Which Adults Develop Alzheimer's

April 7, 2011 8:36 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Using MRI may help researchers predict which adults are likely to develop Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study published online and in the June issue of Radiology.

Luminex Corporation Wins Prestigious Medical Design Excellence Award

April 7, 2011 8:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

AUSTIN, Texas, April 7, 2011 /- Luminex Corporation (Nasdaq: LMNX ) has won a 2011 Medical Design Excellence Award in the category of In Vitro Diagnostics for its innovative MAGPIX® system. Introduced in 2010, MAGPIX is a compact, versatile laboratory analysis platform designed to...

Two New U.S. Patents Issued to Dyadic International

April 7, 2011 7:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

JUPITER, Fla., April 7, 2011 /- Dyadic International, Inc. ("Dyadic") (OTC Pink: DYAI), a global biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development, manufacture and sale of enzyme and protein products for the bioenergy, industrial enzyme and biopharmaceutical industries,...

C3i Opens Asia Language Center in Dalian, China

April 7, 2011 7:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MORRISTOWN, N.J., April 7, 2011 /- C3i, the global leader in technology support and BPO services for the pharmaceutical industry and Oracle Gold Partner, announced today the opening of its new Global Operations Center in China. The operations center, located in the northern city of...

Arkansas Department of Health Chooses AT & T to Streamline Delivery of Public Health Programs

April 7, 2011 7:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 7, 2011 /- AT&T * today announced that the Arkansas Department of Health has deployed TotalMobile from AT&T to design a mobile flu clinic solution to help the agency more efficiently transmit flu vaccination records across the state. The Department plans...

PixelOptics Closes $45 Million Financing

April 7, 2011 7:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ROANOKE, Va., April 7, 2011 /- PixelOptics ("Pixel"), the world's first electronic focusing eyeglass company, announced today the successful closing of a $45M financing lead by Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE: SFE).  The financing is comprised of $35M equity investment and $10M...

Adeona to Raise $3.5 Million in Registered Direct Offering

April 7, 2011 7:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 7, 2011 /- Adeona Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMEX: AEN ), a developer of innovative medicines for serious central nervous system diseases, announced today that it has executed an agreement for the sale of 1,688,782 shares of its common stock at approximately $2.0725...

China Sky One Medical Obtains Production Licenses for Thirteen New Medical Products

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

HARBIN, China, April 7, 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, jointly with...

Benzocaine Topical Products: Sprays, Gels and Liquids: Risk of Methemoglobinemia

April 7, 2011 6:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

FDA continues to receive reports of methemoglobinemia, a serious and potentially fatal adverse effect, associated with benzocaine products.

Vystar® Corporation Appoints Joanne Kearney as Vice President of Marketing

April 7, 2011 5:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ATLANTA, April 7, 2011 /- Vystar® Corporation (OTCBB:VYST), the creator of Vytex® Natural Rubber Latex (NRL), a patented, all-natural raw latex material that significantly reduces antigenic proteins and other non-rubbers found in natural rubber latex, has appointed Joanne...

Graymark Resupply Orders Reach Record Levels in Q1 2011, Up 107% Year-Over-Year

April 7, 2011 5:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

OKLAHOMA CITY, April 7, 2011 /- Graymark Healthcare Inc. (NASDAQ: GRMH ), the nation's second largest provider of diagnostic sleep services and an innovator in comprehensive care for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), realized a 107% year-over-year increase in patient resupply shipments in...

FDA Approves Horizant To Treat Restless Legs Syndrome

April 7, 2011 5:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On April 6, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Horizant Extended Release Tablets (gabapentin enacarbil), a once-daily treatment for moderate-to-severe restless legs syndrome (RLS). (Logo:...

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