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InspireMD to Commence Trading as a Public Company Under Ticker Symbol "NSPR"

May 5, 2011 9:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

TEL AVIV, Israel, May 5, 2011 /- InspireMD, Inc. (OTC BB: NSPR) ("Inspire" or the "Company"), the developer of the MGuard™ mesh protective stent system, announced today that it has been approved by FINRA to have its stock quoted on the Over-the-Counter Bulletin Board (OTCBB) under...

ALTITUDE Clinical Data Show ICD Therapy Saves Lives Without Mortality Increase from Device Shock

May 5, 2011 9:33 am | by Boston Scientific | News | Comments

NATICK, Mass. and SAN FRANCISCO, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced results from an analysis of its ALTITUDE® Clinical Science program, which demonstrated that def

New Data Provide First Look at Ability to Detect Life-Threatening Heart Problems in Some High-Risk Patients

May 5, 2011 8:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BALTIMORE, May 5, 2011 /- New data presented today at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) Scientific Sessions are the first to look at the use of highly specialized signals within implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) to detect restricted blood...

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HERCULES Trial Demonstrates Significant Reduction in Systolic Blood Pressure While Revealing Marker in Hypertensive Patients Does Not Predict Outcomes of Renal Artery Stenting

May 5, 2011 8:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BALTIMORE, May 5, 2011 /- A substance secreted by the heart that is associated with congestive heart failure and renal failure is not predictive of reduction in systolic blood pressure in patients treated with renal artery stenting, according to results from the HERCULES trial presented...

SCAI Releases First Report on Transradial Access for Angioplasty and Stenting

May 5, 2011 8:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BALTIMORE, May 5, 2011 /- As interventional cardiologists increasingly perform angiography or angioplasty and stent procedures via radial (wrist) access versus femoral (groin or upper leg) access, it will be imperative to develop training and competency guidelines, according to the first...

Do You Get Politically Involved?

May 5, 2011 8:31 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Take our poll or comment on the governement and radiology.

Malpractice Cases Fewer, Communication Still Key

May 5, 2011 8:31 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Although 40 percent of surveyed mammographers anticipate a suit in the next five years, in reality 10 percent will face a legal challenge.

BrightLife Direct Introduces 3 New Lymphedema Product Lines

May 5, 2011 6:41 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WASHINGTON, May 5, 2011 /- BrightLife Direct, a compression clothing distributor, recently added three new lymphedema products to its inventory. Products by Farrow Medical, Solaris and Gottfried are now available online through the Washington, DC-based company. These compression garments...

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Echo Therapeutics Expands Into New Headquarters in Philadelphia

May 5, 2011 6:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PHILADELPHIA, May 5, 2011 /- Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB: ECTE), a company developing the Symphony™ tCGM System as a non-invasive, wireless, transdermal continuous glucose monitoring (tCGM) system and the Prelude™ SkinPrep System for transdermal drug delivery, today...

Pearl Therapeutics Highlights Its Porous Particle Cosuspension Platform, Demonstrating Universal Applicability Across Multiple Drug Classes and Combination Products

May 5, 2011 6:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 5, 2011 /- Pearl Therapeutics Inc. made three presentations at the Respiratory Drug Delivery Europe (RDD Europe 2011) meeting in Berlin this week elucidating the tunability, versatility and universality of the Company's porous particle-based metered dose inhaler...

Quest Diagnostics Launches Simplexaâ„¢ C. Difficile Universal Direct Test in Europe

May 5, 2011 6:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MADISON, N.J. and CYPRESS, Calif., May 5, 2011 /- Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX ), the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, today announced the availability in Europe of the Simplexa C. difficile Universal Direct test on the 3M™...

Boston Scientific Offers New CRT-D Warranty Program Covering Phrenic Nerve Stimulation

May 5, 2011 4:35 am | by Boston Scientific | News | Comments

NATICK, Mass., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced that it is offering a new warranty program in the U.S. that covers its cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-

Reportlinker Adds Minimally Invasive Surgical Devices, World Market

May 5, 2011 3:47 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, May 5, 2011 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Minimally Invasive Surgical Devices, World Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p096410/Minimally-Invasive-Surgical-Devices-World-Market.html Minimally invasive surgery (MIS)...

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Concord Medical to Report First Quarter 2011 Financial Results on Wednesday, May 18, 2011

May 5, 2011 3:40 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BEIJING, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited ("Concord Medical") (NYSE: CCM ), operator of the largest network of radiotherapy and diagnostic imaging centers in China, today announced that it will report its unaudited financial results for...

Ridge Diagnostics, Inc. CEO to Speak at Neurotech Investing and Partnering Conference

May 5, 2011 2:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, May 5, 2011 /- Ridge Diagnostics, Inc., a neurodiagnostic company, announced that Lonna J. Williams, CEO will speak at the 6th Annual Neurotech Investing and Partnering Conference to be held in San Francisco, CA at the St. Regis Hotel on May 9th and 10th.   Ms. Williams, a...

New CE Marked Test Simultaneously Detects Up To 95% of Gastrointestinal Infections in Under Five Hours

May 4, 2011 10:40 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

AUSTIN, Texas and MILAN, May 5, 2011 /- Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ: LMNX ) announced today that it has received CE marking for its new xTAG Gastrointestinal Pathogen Panel (GPP).This innovative assay is the first test of its kind to help identify up to 95 percent of the disease causing...

New algorithm significantly improves imaging for full-body MRIs

May 4, 2011 10:37 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Roentgen Ray Society) A new study reveals an improved algorithm that can dramatically improve how radiologists capture and interpret full-body MRIs, particularly in the abdominal region.

Racial Disparities Still Exist in Colorectal Cancer Screening Despite Increased Medicare Coverage

May 4, 2011 10:36 pm | by AACR | News | Comments

Tweet • Blacks and Hispanics less likely than whites to receive screening. • Disparities persisted after increased colorectal screening coverage. PHILADELPHIA - Despite expanded Medicare coverage for colorectal cancer screening tests, lower rates still exist among blacks and Hispanics...

Boston Scientific's SpyGlass® Direct Visualization System Achieves Global Utilization Milestones

May 4, 2011 1:41 pm | by Boston Scientific | News | Comments

System used in 25,000 patient procedures at 600 facilities worldwide since 2007

Dr. David B. Samadi Discusses Why Robotic Surgery is Quickly Becoming the Go-To Standard for Prostate Cancer Treatment

May 4, 2011 12:39 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, May 4, 2011 /- Robotic prostatectomy and prostate cancer treatment expert Dr. David B. Samadi, Vice Chairman, Department of Urology, and Chief of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, appeared on FOX-NY's Good Day New York to...

FDA Issues Final Guidance for Liquid OTC Drug Products With Dispensing Devices

May 4, 2011 12:36 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 4, 2011/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today released its final guidance to firms that manufacture, market, or distribute over-the-counter (OTC) liquid drug products packaged with cups, droppers, syringes, and spoons to measure and...

American Medical Systems' GreenLight HPS® Approved for Use in Japan

May 4, 2011 11:43 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MINNETONKA, Minn., May 4, 2011 /- American Medical Systems® (AMS) (NASDAQ: AMMD), a leading provider of world-class devices and therapies for male and female pelvic health, today announced it has received clearance from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) to...

Christiana Care Breast Center First in Delaware to Earn American College of Radiology Accreditation

May 4, 2011 9:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WILMINGTON, Del., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Christiana Care Breast Center at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) by the American College of Radiology (ACR). (Logo:...

Selexys Pharmaceuticals Initiates Enrollment in Phase I Clinical Study of SelG1

May 4, 2011 9:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

OKLAHOMA CITY, May 4, 2011 /- Selexys Pharmaceuticals announced today that it has initiated enrollment in a Phase I clinical study of its lead compound, SelG1, a humanized anti-P-selectin antibody.   The placebo-controlled, double-blind, first-in-human, ascending single dose and...

Misonix to Present at the MDB Capital Bright Lights Conference on May 11, 2011

May 4, 2011 8:44 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., May 4, 2011 /- Misonix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSON ), a medical device company that designs, manufactures, and markets innovative, therapeutic, ultrasonic products worldwide for wound debridement, cosmetic surgery, neurosurgery, laparoscopic surgery, and other surgical and...

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