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Cardinal Health Extends Radiopharmaceutical Manufacturing Network, Opening its First Cyclotron in Georgia

June 14, 2011 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

AUGUSTA, Ga., June 14, 2011 /- Cardinal Health today opened its first cyclotron facility in the state of Georgia, further expanding its nationwide capability to manufacture molecular imaging biomarkers that aid in the early diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of cancer, neurological...

Lilly for Better Healthâ„¢ Launches Enhanced Multi-Channel Patient Education Platform

June 14, 2011 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

INDIANAPOLIS, June 14, 2011 /- Lilly for Better Health ™, a program of Lilly USA, LLC, (NYSE: LLY ) that helps Americans live healthier, more active lives, launches an enhanced multi-channel platform designed to reach patients where they like to receive health information. The...

Low-Carbohydrate, High-Protein Diets May Reduce Both Tumor Growth Rates and Cancer Risk

June 14, 2011 6:33 am | by AACR | News | Comments

Tweet   • Laboratory study has clear implications for humans. • Low carbohydrates reduce blood glucose, which tumor cells need.• Possible anti-inflammatory effect also observed. PHILADELPHIA — Eating a low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet...

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Vinomis Laboratories Launches Vindurance Challenge to Substantiate Claims of Enhanced Physical Endurance with Use of Resveratrol and Quercetin

June 14, 2011 5:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SEWICKLEY, Pa., June 14, 2011 /- The benefits of resveratrol are well studied and documented in controlled scientific studies.  It has been shown to slow down the aging process and help prevent age-related diseases including heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer's, diabetes, and others....

Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces FDA Extension of EXPARELâ„¢ PDUFA Target Date by Three Months

June 14, 2011 4:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 14, 2011 /- Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (Nasdaq: PCRX ), an emerging specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) goal date for its review of the New Drug...

Hotspur Technologies Appoints Fred Khosravi Chairman of the Board

June 14, 2011 4:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 14, 2011 /- Hotspur Technologies, a leading developer of catheter-based technologies aimed at restoring blood flow for patients with obstructed vessels, today announced the appointment of Fred Khosravi to the newly-created position of Chairman of its Board of...

North Shore-LIJ Health System Selects SIS Anesthesia

June 14, 2011 4:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ATLANTA, June 14, 2011 /- Surgical Information Systems ("SIS"), a leader in perioperative information systems , announced that North Shore-LIJ Health System has extended its enterprise agreement with SIS by selecting SIS Anesthesia as its anesthesia documentation solution. The...

Linet Multicare® Hospital Bed Selected to Participate in National Program Highlighting Commitment to Healthcare Performance Improvement, Innovation

June 14, 2011 1:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 14, 2011 /- Linet was recently selected by the Premier healthcare alliance to showcase the Multicare hospital bed as a part of a national program focusing on innovation and performance improvement in healthcare. (Logo:...

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China Medical Technologies Announces the Purchase of its ADSs by Chengxuan in the Open Market

June 13, 2011 11:33 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BEIJING, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Medical Technologies, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: CMED ), a leading China-based advanced in-vitro diagnostic ("IVD") company, today announced that Chengxuan, a major shareholder which is owned by Mr. Xiaodong Wu, Chairman and...

Mitsubishi Chemical Medience Corporation Receives 510(k) Clearance for PATHFAST® cTnI-II (cardiac Troponin I) Test in U.S.

June 13, 2011 9:32 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

TOKYO, June 14, 2011 /- Mitsubishi Chemical Medience Corporation announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) premarketing notification clearance to the PATHFAST® cTnI-II (cardiac Troponin I) diagnostic test, clearing the way for its sale in the...

Hospital Outcomes Research Named "Article of the Year"

June 13, 2011 12:36 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PHILADELPHIA, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health services researchers who studied controversial aspects of Medicare spending and quality of patient care received a prestigious award yesterday from the nation's largest health services research professional association. The...

FDA News & Notes - Week of June 13, 2011

June 13, 2011 12:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SILVER SPRING, Md., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Science, public health, and regulatory highlights from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. I nformation in this document is designed for credentialed journalists. Release dates and times for items are current as of June 13,...

Chicago Based Share Your Soles Expanding to Become Global Shoe Donation Leader

June 13, 2011 12:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CHICAGO, June 13, 2011 /- Chicago based Share Your Soles marked its twelfth anniversary of giving this year.  This wasn't just an anniversary celebration for Mona Purdy, Founder of Share Your Soles, but a celebration marking over 1.2 million pairs of shoes donated to those in need in...

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Reportlinker Adds Global Electrophysiology Mapping and Ablation Devices Industry

June 13, 2011 12:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, June 13, 2011 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Electrophysiology Mapping and Ablation Devices Industry...

Little Support for GOP Plan to Privatize Medicare: Poll

June 13, 2011 9:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NORWALK, Conn., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new poll finds little support for privatizing Medicare, even though most people agree the government-sponsored health insurance program for older Americans needs major changes if it is to survive. (Logo:...

Dong-A PharmTech Co., Ltd. and Dr. Falk Pharma GmbH Announce Positive Data in Portal Hypertension With Udenafil

June 13, 2011 8:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SEOUL, South Korea, June 13, 2011 /- Dong-A PharmTech Co., Ltd. and Dr. Falk Pharma GmbH announced positive results from an initial safety and efficacy portal hypertension study in man using udenafil, its new long-active phosphodiesterase inhibitor. The data was presented by the principal...

HDMA Honors Lupin with DIANA Award for Best Overall Generic Manufacturer

June 13, 2011 8:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MUMBAI, India, June 13, 2011 /- Pharma Major Lupin Limited announced today that its U.S. subsidiary, Lupin Pharmaceutical Inc. was presented with the 2011 DIANA Award by the Healthcare Distribution Management Association (HDMA) for the Best Overall Generic Product Manufacturer among those...

Novelos Therapeutics to Present at the 5th Lippert/Heilshorn Life Sciences & Medical Technologies Virtual Conference on June 16

June 13, 2011 8:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MADISON, Wis., June 13, 2011 /- Novelos Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB: NVLT), a pharmaceutical company developing novel drugs for treatment and diagnosis of cancer, today announced that Harry S. Palmin, President and CEO of Novelos, will present at the 5th  Lippert/Heilshorn Life...

2011 mHealth Summit: Call for Research Abstracts and Speakers Now Open

June 13, 2011 8:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BETHESDA, Md., June 13, 2011 /- The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, the mHealth Alliance, the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) seek abstracts, presentations and speakers in the areas of research,...

AACR Mourns the Loss of Laura Ziskin, Co-founder of SU2C

June 13, 2011 7:34 am | by AACR | News | Comments

Tweet   PHILADELPHIA - It is with immense sorrow and deep regret that we share the news of the passing of Laura Ziskin, co-founder of Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C). She was a staunch advocate of the value of cancer research in saving lives, and was a beloved friend and member of our AACR...

PerkinElmer buys X-ray tech firm Dexela

June 13, 2011 7:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Waltham-based PerkinElmer Inc., a scientific instruments and services company, has acquired London-based Dexela Limited, a provider of X-ray detection technologies and services.

Stand Up To Cancer Co-Founder Laura Ziskin Dies at 61

June 13, 2011 6:32 am | by AACR | News | Comments

Los Angeles, CA – Acclaimed film producer and cancer activist Laura Ziskin died today at her home in Santa Monica at the age of 61. Ziskin, who lived with breast cancer for seven years, is survived by her husband, screenwriter Alvin Sargent, with whom she frequently collaborated;...

Patients and Primary Care Physicians Aren't Having Candid Conversations About Obesity and Weight-loss Surgery, Survey Finds

June 13, 2011 5:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CINCINNATI, June 13, 2011 /- Significant barriers are keeping adults affected by obesity (a) and physicians (b) from talking frankly about bariatric, or weight loss, surgery, a new survey sponsored by the Obesity Action Coalition and Ethicon Endo-Surgery shows. (Logo:...

Technology Teardown: GE Healthcare Vscan

June 13, 2011 5:35 am | by TechInsights | Articles | Comments

The "Technology Teardown" takes a look inside a finished medical device at some of the components that have made it a successful product. This month's product is the GE Healthcare Vscan. The "Teardown" is provided by TechInsights.

Henry Schein to Present at the William Blair 31st Annual Growth Stock Conference

June 13, 2011 5:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MELVILLE, N.Y., June 13, 2011 /- Henry Schein, Inc., (NASDAQ: HSIC ), the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based practitioners, announced today that Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein, and Steven Paladino, the Company's...

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