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Survey Finds Mobility Providers Struggling to Adjust to New Medicare Policies and Regulations

April 11, 2011 6:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A survey of home medical equipment companies released today found that many businesses providing power wheelchairs to Medicare beneficiaries have made abrupt changes in their operations to comply with new federal policies.  But...

Phase I Research of Extended-Release Topiramate Shows Less Fluctuation in Plasma Levels

April 11, 2011 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., April 11, 2011 /- Upsher-Smith Laboratories today announced the presentation of data indicating that once daily administration of USL255, a proprietary extended-release (ER) formulation of the epilepsy medication topiramate, was associated with less fluctuation in...

Baptist Health of Northeast Florida Acquires Brainsuite® iMRI and Brainsuite® iCT Digitally Integrated ORs

April 11, 2011 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WESTCHESTER, Ill., April 11, 2011 /- Baptist Health of Northeast Florida will be the first health system in North America to offer intra-operative imaging during pediatric and adult brain surgery and non-surgical radiosurgical procedures with the Brainlab Brainsuite® iMRI...

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Mauna Kea Technologies Announces Highlights of Third International Conference of Cellvizio Users (ICCU)

April 11, 2011 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NICE, France, April 11, 2011 /- Mauna Kea Technologies today announced highlights from the 3rd Annual International Conference of Cellvizio® Users (ICCU).  The meeting included 32 different speakers and 25 posters on the role and impact of probe-based confocal laser...

Malpractice Movement Calls for Reporting Directly to Patients, Part 2 in a Series

April 11, 2011 5:34 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Communication - or failure to communicate - is an important issue in radiology malpractice lawsuits. However, in the past, radiologists have not been the primary communicators of imaging reports with patients, as that has been the responsibility of the referring physician. That is about to change.

PositiveID Corporation Announces Positive Results From Its Easy Check Breath Glucose Detection Device in Preliminary Laboratory Testing

April 11, 2011 5:34 am | by PositiveID | News | Comments

PositiveID Corporation Announces Positive Results From Its Easy Check Breath Glucose Detection Device in Preliminary Laboratory Testing

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Launch of XIAPEX® in EU by Pfizer

April 11, 2011 3:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MALVERN, Pa., April 11, 2011 /- Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AUXL ), a specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the Company will receive a $30 million regulatory milestone payment from its EU partner, Pfizer Inc. (Pfizer), following the first sale of XIAPEX in...

Vanda Pharmaceuticals Announces Commencement of Clinical Study of Long-Acting Injectable Formulation of Fanapt®

April 11, 2011 3:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 11, 2011 /- Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: VNDA ) announced today that Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, an affiliate of Vanda's sublicensor Novartis Pharma AG, has initiated a clinical study to evaluate the long-acting injectable (or depot) formulation of...

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Clinical study suggests estrogen levels and breast health can be altered

April 11, 2011 3:32 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Strategic Communications) Researchers from Canada and the United States today told attendees of the Experimental Biology 2011 Scientific Meeting that they have uncovered a possible means of enabling women to favorably influence whether the estrogens in their bodies take a "beneficial...

Ligand to Achieve Profitability for 1st Time, Chief Says

April 10, 2011 11:34 pm | by San Diego Business Journal | News | Comments

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. is on track for its first profitable year, said Rob McKay, the biotech's senior director of business development.

ViaCyte Takes Kyoto Laureate's Work to Next Level

April 10, 2011 11:33 pm | by San Diego Business Journal | News | Comments

A San Diego company that is working to bring to market a treatment for diabetes derived from embryonic stem cells is also working with Kyoto Prize winner Shinya Yamanaka

Update on Phase II/III Clinical Trial of Investigational Staphylococcus aureus Vaccine, V710

April 10, 2011 11:33 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., and VIENNA, April 11, 2011 /- Merck (NYSE: MRK ), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, and Intercell AG (VSE: ICLL) today announced that following a pre-specified interim analysis from the Phase II/III clinical trial evaluating V710, an...

New review suggests drinking 100 percent fruit juice may offer disease-fighting benefits

April 10, 2011 9:33 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Kellen Communications) Highlights from a new report summarizing recent research on the potential benefits of 100 percent fruit juice suggest a positive association between intake of 100 percent juice and reduced risk for several chronic diseases, including cancer, markers for...

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Immunization not linked to increased hospitalization for children with inherited disorder

April 10, 2011 9:32 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Kaiser Permanente) Children with inborn errors of metabolism received vaccines on the same immunization schedule as did healthy infants, according to Kaiser Permanente Vaccine Study Center scientists who examined the Kaiser Permanente Northern California population. In addition,...

Flu helps spread pneumonia

April 10, 2011 5:32 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Society for General Microbiology) Bacteria that cause pneumonia and meningitis are only able to spread when individuals are infected with flu, says a scientist reporting at the Society for General Microbiology's Spring Conference in Harrogate. The work could have implications for the...

Dr. Larissa Shimoda to discuss mechanisms of hypoxic pulmonary hypertension

April 10, 2011 3:33 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Physiological Society) When muscles and organs are deprived of an adequate supply of oxygen, the body's usual responses include increased circulation and slight drop in blood pressure in the blood vessels serving the affected tissue. However, the blood vessels in the lungs react...

FDA Clears Single-Use Antibacterial Surgical Respirator

April 8, 2011 12:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared the SpectraShield 9500 N95 surgical respirator, a device that kills 99.99 percent of three different kinds of bacteria when exposed to its outer surface. (Logo:  ...

FDA Clears Test for Bacteria That Can Cause Serious Intestinal Disease

April 8, 2011 11:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today cleared a test called the Cepheid Xpert C. difficile/Epi assay that is designed to rapidly detect the toxin B gene associated with Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), a cause of...

Hospital-Physician Alignment Drives Improved Health Care and $4.6M Savings

April 8, 2011 11:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2011 /- The current era of health care reform has intensified the pressure on hospitals and health systems nationwide to contain the growing cost of providing health care while improving the quality of care delivered.   (Logo:...

The Overuse of "Stat" in Imaging Centers

April 8, 2011 10:34 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Once upon a time, when I worked primarily in hospitals, “stat” referred to emergencies, or at least something with real urgency (such as the patient is being cleared to have surgery tomorrow morning, etc.). After leaving the inpatient (and ER) world for outpatient imaging centers, I...

Is Cargo Screening Damaging Your Medical Imaging Film?

April 8, 2011 10:34 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Researchers at the International Imaging Industry Association (I3A) examined potential damage to imaging materials entering the country as cargo, which is being screened by high-energy X-ray equipment. Indeed, one kind of X-ray machine is likely to cause damage to medical imaging films,...

Biofield Corporation's 51% Owned Subsidiary Agrees to Deal Appointing McKinley Infocapital as Korean Exclusive Distributor of Breast Cancer Diagnostic System; Contract has Pot...

April 8, 2011 10:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, April 8, 2011 /- Biofield Corp. (OTC Pink: BZEC) announced today that its 51% owned subsidiary, Sky Unicorn Holdings Ltd., has engaged McKinley Infocapital as its exclusive distributor in Korea for its flagship product, the Biofield Breast Diagnostic System (BDS).  McKinley...

ImageXpres Posts OTC Markets 2010 Annual Report

April 8, 2011 8:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 8, 2011 /- ImageXpres Corporation (Pink Sheets: IMJX ), today officially reported its full-year 2010 financial results and annual report that highlighted the key business accomplishment during the past fiscal year ending December 31, 2010. Overall financial results...

Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2011 Earnings Release Conference Call

April 8, 2011 8:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

AUSTIN, Texas, April 8, 2011 /- Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. (NYSE: HGR ) announced today that it plans to report its results of operations for the quarter ended March 31, 2011, on Thursday, April 28, 2011. The Company plans to issue a press release announcing the results for the quarter...

New nutrition kitchens open at Downtown campus

April 8, 2011 8:38 am | by Arizona State University | News | Comments

The College of Nursing & Health Innovation marked the opening of its new Nutrition Instructional Kitchen.read more

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