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Curemark Completes Enrollment of Phase III Autism Trials

March 21, 2011 6:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

RYE, N.Y., March 21, 2011 /- Curemark, LLC , ( ), a drug research and development company focused on the treatment of neurological diseases, announced that the company has completed its targeted enrollment of Phase III clinical trials for CM-AT , its autism treatment....

Quest Diagnostics Incorporated Announces Proposed Senior Notes Offering

March 21, 2011 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MADISON, N.J., March 21, 2011 /- Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (the "Company") (NYSE:  DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, announced today that it intends to offer $1,250,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of four series of senior...

PositiveID Corporation to Debut Its iglucose Mobile Health Diabetes Management Solution at CTIA Wireless 2011

March 21, 2011 5:31 am | by PositiveID | News | Comments

PositiveID Corporation to Debut Its iglucose Mobile Health Diabetes Management Solution at CTIA Wireless 2011


NeuroFocus Announces World's First Wireless Full-Brain EEG Measurement Headset: Myndâ„¢

March 21, 2011 4:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, March 21, 2011 /- NeuroFocus unveiled the first dry, wireless headset designed to capture brainwave activity across the full brain today at the 75th Annual Advertising Research Foundation conference being held at the Marriott Marquis in New York.  Developed over the last...

Life Technologies Initiates Clinical Trials Leading to 510(k) Submission of a Class I and Class II HLA Sequence-Based Typing Solution

March 21, 2011 4:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CARLSBAD, Calif., March 21, 2011 /- Life Technologies Corporation (Nasdaq: LIFE ) today announced that it is the first life science tools provider entering clinical trials to prove the safety and effectiveness of their DNA sequence-based typing (SBT) platform for analysis of the Human...

Henry Schein Establishes Matching Humanitarian Relief Fund in Response to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

March 21, 2011 4:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MELVILLE, N.Y., March 21, 2011 /- Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC ), the largest distributor of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and veterinary practitioners, announced that it has established the Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund in response to...

Varian Medical Systems to Exhibit New TrueBeamâ„¢ System for Image-Guided Radiotherapy at ChinaMed Exhibition in Beijing

March 21, 2011 4:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BEIJING, March 21, 2011 / PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE: VAR ), the world's leading manufacturer of medical technology for treating cancer with radiotherapy, will showcase the company's new TrueBeam™ system for image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery at the...

Unilife COO Makes Open Market Purchase of Approximately $250,000 in Company's Publicly Traded Shares

March 21, 2011 4:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

YORK, Pa., March 21, 2011 /- Unilife Corporation ("Unilife" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: UNIS ; ASX: UNS) today announced that its Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, Dr. Ramin Mojdeh, has made an open market purchase of Company shares. Dr. Mojdeh purchased a total of...


OrbusNeich Files Lawsuit Against Dr. Pavel Cervinka for Defamation

March 21, 2011 12:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HONG KONG, March 21, 2011 /- OrbusNeich today announced that it has filed a lawsuit in the Netherlands against Dr. Pavel Cervinka and Masaryk Hospital in Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic, where Dr. Cervinka is head of the hospital's Cardiology Department. The suit relates to a clinical...

A Smoking Gun for Emphysema

March 20, 2011 8:32 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A new blood test may detect signs of the disease before symptoms appear.

Page Physicians with Instant Message on iPad

March 20, 2011 7:36 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DETROIT, March 20, 2011 /- Webahn, Inc. today announced that Capzule EMR, its electronic medical records iOS App for physicians, now includes instant messaging capability. Capzule ( is an online electronic medical records platform offered to small practices as a software...

New imaging technique provides rapid, high-definition chemistry

March 20, 2011 11:33 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee) With intensity a million times brighter than sunlight, a new synchrotron-based imaging technique offers high-resolution pictures of the molecular composition of tissues with unprecedented speed and quality. The new technique employs multiple beams of...

New Model Provides Insights Into Intravenous and Subcutaneous Immunoglobulin Pharmacokinetics in Patients With Primary Immunodeficiencies

March 19, 2011 9:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., March 19, 2011 /- CSL Behring today announced the development of an innovative pharmacokinetic (PK) model that allows the absorption, distribution, metabolism, and elimination of subcutaneous (SC) immunoglobulin G (IgG) following administration to be simulated with a...


Covidien Announces FDA Advisory Committee Unanimously Recommends Approval for Pipeline(TM) Embolization Device

March 18, 2011 7:35 pm | by Covidien | News | Comments

MANSFIELD, Mass., Mar 18, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Covidien (NYSE:COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Neurological Devices Advisory Panel voted to recommend approval for Pipeline(TM) Embolization Device,...

FDA Panel Struggles to Agree on Effectiveness of Tumor Device

March 18, 2011 2:34 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

An FDA advisory panel reached deadlock over the effectiveness of a novel device that blasts glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) brain tumors with an electrical field, with the panel chair breaking the tie in favor of the device.

BD Completes Acquisition of Accuri Cytometers, Inc.

March 18, 2011 12:37 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., March 18, 2011 /- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX ), a leading global technology company, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Accuri Cytometers, Inc., an Ann Arbor, Michigan-based company that develops and manufactures personal flow...

BridgePoint Medical Names Industry Veteran as Chief Executive Officer

March 18, 2011 12:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MINNEAPOLIS, March 18, 2011 /- BridgePoint Medical, Inc., a Minnesota based medical device company, has announced that Denis Harrington has joined the company as President and Chief Executive Officer.  A seasoned medical device executive with nearly two decades of experience in the...

Midland Family Undergoes Bariatric Surgery at Hurley Medical Center--Loses 445 Pounds & Countingâ??Tells their Life-Saving Story to Media on March 18, 2011

March 18, 2011 12:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FLINT, Mich., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aeschliman family of Midland, Michigan have a new lease on life. Nancy Aeschliman Grau and her three children—Katie, Chris, and Mike ALL underwent Roux-en-Y bariatric surgery at Hurley Medical Center—the first...

Bi-Partisan Legislation Introduced Would Repeal Controversial Medicare 'Competitive Bidding' Requirements for Home Medical Equipment

March 18, 2011 12:34 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 18, 2011 /- Pennsylvania Association of Medical Suppliers (PAMS) today applauded legislation introduced by Congressmen Glenn "GT" Thompson (R-Centre) and Jason Altmire, (D-Allegheny) that would repeal Medicare's controversial competitive bidding program for home...

Turbulent Times Ahead for Independent Imaging Facilities

March 18, 2011 7:35 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

The uncertainty of today's healthcare environment is just another hurdle in the daily operation of an imaging facility. How this and other challenges are handled will certainly determine the viability of your business.

For Radiology Assistants: To Bill or Not to Bill?

March 18, 2011 7:35 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Radiologist assistants (RAs) and radiology practitioner assistants (RPAs) may be highly educated and experienced, but CMS won't pay for their services in all settings. Reimbursement depends on the setting (office, hospital inpatient or outpatient, and independent diagnostic testing...

ViroPharma Announces Positive CHMP Opinion for Cinryze® (C1 Inhibitor Human) in European Union

March 18, 2011 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

EXTON, Pa., March 18, 2011 /- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: VPHM ) today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted a positive opinion at its plenary meeting in March 2011 recommending approval of a...

CooperVision Introduces New Corporate Brand Identity

March 18, 2011 5:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ROCHESTER, N.Y., March 18, 2011 /- Leading contact lens manufacturer, CooperVision today unveiled its new brand positioning and visual identity that better reflects the organization's values. (Logo: "CooperVision had a record year in...

'2011 China-Africa Brightness Action' Launched in Beijing

March 18, 2011 5:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BEIJING, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The launching ceremony for the "2011 China-Africa Brightness Action" was held at the Beijing HNA Marriott Hotel on March 17th. Co-organized by the National Committee of Blindness Prevention (NCBP), China Association for Promoting Democracy, the...

China-Biotics Wins First US Customer

March 18, 2011 3:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SHANGHAI, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China-Biotics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHBT ) ("China-Biotics" or "the Company"), the leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of probiotics products in China, today announced that the Company has entered into an agreement with a US...

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