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Inaugural Herbert A. Fleisch ESCEO-IOF Medal is awarded to Professor Gerard Karsenty

March 8, 2011 10:34 pm | by International Osteoporosis Foundation | News | Comments

The newly created award recognizes outstanding and groundbreaking achievements in basic bone science. It will be presented on March 23rd at  the opening of the European Congress on Osteoporosis & Osteoarthritis in Valencia.

A Better Disc for Back Repair

March 8, 2011 7:35 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Implants grown from living cells could offer better support and flexibility.

Astute Wraps Up $13M Financing Round

March 8, 2011 4:34 pm | by San Diego Business Journal | News | Comments

Astute Medical, a San Diego-based medical diagnostic company, said March 8 that it completed a $13 million financing round, which was an extension of a $12.5 million round completed in May.

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Hill-Rom Elects Michael Macek as Treasurer

March 8, 2011 9:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BATESVILLE, Ind., March 8, 2011 /- Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRC ) today announced the election of Michael Macek as company Treasurer, effective immediately. "I am pleased to have someone of Mike's caliber on our executive team in this role," said Mark Guinan, Senior Vice President...

Neurocrine Biosciences to Present at the Roth 23rd Annual OC Growth Stock Conference

March 8, 2011 9:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, March 8, 2011 /- Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: NBIX ) announced today that Kevin Gorman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Neurocrine Biosciences, will be presenting at the Roth 23rd Annual OC Growth Stock Conference in Laguna Niguel, CA.   The live...

Patient Satisfaction and Patient Education Increase When Hospitals Offer Interactive Technology

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

DALLAS, March 8, 2011 /- Hospitals using interactive technology to communicate with patients increased patient satisfaction scores by approximately 10% and increased satisfaction with hospital educational materials and courses by as much as 42%, according to a white paper released by The...

K-V Pharmaceutical Company Announces Comprehensive Patient Assistance Program for Makenaâ„¢

March 8, 2011 7:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ST. LOUIS, March 8, 2011 /- K-V Pharmaceutical Company (NYSE: KVa/KVb) (the "Company"), a specialty pharmaceutical company, along with its branded subsidiary, Ther-Rx Corporation, today announced the details of its patient assistance program for Makena ™ -eligible patients....

13 Novel Genetic Components of Coronary Artery Disease Identified

March 8, 2011 6:34 am | by University Of Pennsylvania | News | Comments

An international analysis of 14 genome-wide association studies involving over 100,000 patients has identified 13 new genetic risk factors for coronary artery disease (CAD). Muredach P. Reilly, MBBCH, MSCE, associate professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine,...

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CareFusion Launches Compact Ventilator to Enhance Home-Based Patient Mobility

March 8, 2011 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, March 8, 2011 /- CareFusion (NYSE: CFN ), a leading, global medical device company, today introduced a portable ventilator for adults and children who require mechanical ventilation at home. (Photo:   http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110308/LA60768 ) The CareFusion...

CardioGenics Requests Stockholders to Participate in Stockholder Questionnaires

March 8, 2011 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, March 8, 2011 /- CardioGenics Holdings Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CGNH ) announced today that it is making available to its common stockholders and Series 2 Class B common stockholders a "Stockholder Questionnaire," which the Company hopes will assist it in obtaining...

Kaletra (lopinavir/ritonavir): Label Change - Serious Health Problems in Premature Babies

March 8, 2011 6:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

New Warning about serious heart, kidney, or breathing problems which can be fatal.

Heraeus to Launch Venus® Bulk Fill Syringes

March 8, 2011 4:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SOUTH BEND, Ind., March 8, 2011 /- Heraeus Kulzer, LLC, the leader in advancing dental esthetics and overall dental wellbeing, announced today that as a member of the Venus brand of low stress composites, Venus® Bulk Fill will now be available in syringes this March. The precise...

Arena Pharmaceuticals to Host Business and Financial Update Conference Call and Webcast on Friday, March 11

March 8, 2011 4:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, March 8, 2011 /- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA ) today announced it will report fourth quarter and full year 2010 financial results before the NASDAQ Global Select Market opens on Friday, March 11, 2011. That same morning, Jack Lief, Arena's President and Chief...

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Vermillion Announces Presentation of Positive Ovarian Biomarker Data for Next Generation Test

March 8, 2011 4:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

AUSTIN, Texas, March 8, 2011 /- (Nasdaq: VRML ) –Vermillion, a molecular diagnostics company, today announced the presentation of positive preliminary data from its collaboration with Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine to identify biomarkers that improve on the specificity...

New Mexico Software Enhances Technology Staff to Support Anticipated Sales Growth

March 8, 2011 4:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 8, 2011 /- New Mexico Software, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NMXC ) announced today enhancements to its technology staff in response to anticipated demand for the company's strong lineup of technology products that support medical IT services and solutions. The...

Pacira Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Barclays Capital 2011 Global Healthcare Conference

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

PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 8, 2011 /- Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PCRX ), an emerging specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that David Stack, president and chief executive officer, is scheduled to present at the Barclays Capital 2011 Global Healthcare Conference on...

Aethlon Medical Receives FDA Approval to Export its Hemopurifier® to India

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

SAN DIEGO, March 8, 2011 /- Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: AEMD ), the pioneer in developing therapeutic filtration devices to address infectious disease and cancer, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Aethlon's request to export its...

Codexis Names Jacques Beaudry-Losique VP Corporate Development & Strategy

March 8, 2011 3:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 8, 2011 /- Codexis, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDXS ) today announced that Jacques Beaudry-Losique has joined the company as Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy.  Mr. Beaudry-Losique joins Codexis from the U.S. Department of Energy, and will be...

RBC Life Sciences Reports Sales and Earnings Growth in 2010

March 8, 2011 3:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

IRVING, Texas, March 8, 2011 /- (RBC Life Sciences: OTC Bulletin Board: RBCL ) -- RBC Life Sciences, Inc., a provider of proprietary nutritional supplements, wound care and pain management products, today reported a 13% increase in consolidated net sales to $28.2 million for the year...

Genus Oncology, LLC Announces Orphan Drug Status for GO-203-2c for Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer

March 8, 2011 3:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

VERNON HILLS, Ill., March 8, 2011 /- Genus Oncology, LLC, a clinical-stage company focused on commercializing novel drugs for treatment of cancer, announced it has received an Orphan Drug Designation from the FDA's Office of Orphan Products Development for its Mucin 1 (MUC1) targeting...

IOF Committee of Scientific Advisors announces six new members

March 8, 2011 12:34 am | by International Osteoporosis Foundation | News | Comments

Includes two newly elected members from the Middle-East & Africa region

March of Dimes provides $2.4 million in new funding for preterm birth research

March 7, 2011 8:34 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(March of Dimes Foundation) The work of five researchers will be supported for the next three years by new March of Dimes Prematurity Research Initiative grants. The nearly $2.4 million in new grants is being given out by the March of Dimes to support scientific efforts to predict and...

"Gastric Pacemaker" Fakes Fullness as You Eat

March 7, 2011 7:35 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Implant could be an alternative to gastric bypass surgery.

Making Genome Sequencing Part of Clinical Care

March 7, 2011 7:33 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A new program takes the research out of genomics.

Reportlinker Adds Proteomics - Technologies, Markets and Companies

March 7, 2011 11:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, March 7, 2011 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Proteomics - Technologies, Markets and Companies http://www.reportlinker.com/p0203550/Proteomics---Technologies-Markets-and-Companies.html Summary This report describes...

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