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Combination of Home Blood Pressure Monitoring & Doctor Visits Keeps the Numbers You Need to Know in Check

January 18, 2011 7:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., Jan. 18, 2011 /- A recent research review has concluded that home blood pressure monitors can help people keep their blood pressure in check and possibly cut down on medication – as long as patients and their doctors put those home readings to good use(1). For...

Researchers Uncover New Gene for Heart Failure in Caucasians(2)

January 18, 2011 7:37 am | by University Of Pennsylvania | News | Comments

Nearly five million Americans live with heart failure, with as many as 700,000 new cases diagnosed each year. In addition to lifestyle factors, scientists have shown that heart failure has a strong heritable component, but identifying the responsible genes has been a major challenge. Now,...

Independent Clinical Research Confirms Clinical Efficacy and Cost-Effectiveness of the SurgiCount Safety-Sponge® System

January 18, 2011 5:42 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

IRVINE, Calif. and DUBLIN, Ohio, Jan. 18, 2011 /- Results of a multi-year, independent clinical research study on retained surgical sponges published in the February edition of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety show that the institution implementing the SurgiCount...

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New Online Resource Available Specifically for Patients and Their Caregivers Following a Heart Stent Procedure

January 18, 2011 5:42 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PARSIPPANY, N.J. and INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 18, 2011 /- Today, patient support group Mended Hearts, in partnership with Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company, launched the Stent Hub – an online resource for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients who were treated with...

Accuray Hires Chief Marketing Officer

January 18, 2011 5:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 18, 2011 /- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, announced today that Eric Pauwels has joined Accuray as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, effective January 17, 2011. Pauwels is a global industry...

Sanford-Burnham, Ortho Team Up on Alzheimer's Treatment

January 18, 2011 5:38 am | by San Diego Business Journal | News | Comments

Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute said it will work with a division of Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. to discover compounds for Alzheimer's disease and major psychiatric disorders.

Ohio Business, Health Care Leaders' Collaboration to Improve Patient Safety Results in Estimated Annual Savings of Nearly $13 Million

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

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 18, 2011 /- A unique collaborative effort among business leaders and health care providers to make Ohio the safest place in the nation for health care has led to more than $12.8 million in health care savings, more than 900 fewer patient days spent in the hospital and...

Vasomedical Reports Financial Results for the Quarter Ended November 30, 2010

January 18, 2011 5:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WESTBURY, N.Y., Jan. 18, 2011 /- Vasomedical, Inc. ("Vasomedical") (OTC Bulletin Board: VASO ), a global provider of medical devices, today announced financial results of the three months ended November 30, 2010. Vasomedical is a world leader in the noninvasive treatment of cardiovascular...

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Luminex Corporation Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Earnings Release Scheduled for February 7, 2011

January 18, 2011 5:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 18, 2011 /- Luminex Corporation (Nasdaq: LMNX ) today announced that it expects to report results for the fourth quarter and full year 2010 on Monday, February 7, 2011. A press release announcing the results is scheduled for release after the close of trading. (Logo:...

PositiveID Corporation Completes Development of Temperature-Sensing Microchip

January 18, 2011 4:33 am | by PositiveID | News | Comments

PositiveID Corporation Completes Development of Temperature-Sensing Microchip

Cardiocom® Receives the 2010 TMCnet Smart Health Excellence Award for its Telehealth System

January 18, 2011 3:41 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 18, 2011 /- Cardiocom announced today that TMC , a global, integrated media company helping clients in print, in person and online, has named the Cardiocom Commander® Telehealth System as a recipient of the 2010 TMCnet Smart Health Excellence Award. Cardiocom's...

Mindray Medical to Exhibit at Arab Health 2011 in Dubai from January 24-27

January 18, 2011 3:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Mindray Medical International Limited (NYSE: MR ), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices worldwide, today announced its participation in the Arab Health 2011, to be held from January 24-27, 2011 in...

BioLife Solutions Increases 2011 Financial, Scientific, Technical Support of the Regenerative Medicine Industry

January 18, 2011 1:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BOTHELL, Wash., Jan. 18, 2011 /- BioLife Solutions, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BLFS ) announced today that it has significantly increased its financial support for several key organizations in the regenerative medicine industry.  The worldwide regenerative medicine market is comprised...

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First Hotspur Peripheral Angioplasty Case Completed

January 18, 2011 1:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 18, 2011 /- Hotspur Technologies, Inc. announced today that Dr. Greg Sampognaro, Interventional Cardiologist at P & S Surgical Hospital in Monroe, Louisiana, successfully completed the first use of the GPSCath™ Balloon Dilatation Catheter in an...

Findings on pollution damage to human airways could yield new therapies

January 17, 2011 8:34 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Duke University Medical Center) Researchers from Duke University Medical Center have identified how nanoparticles from diesel exhaust damage lung airway cells, a finding that could lead to new therapies for people susceptible to airway disease. The scientists also discovered that the...

Sex, race, and geography influence health outcomes following primary HIV infection

January 17, 2011 8:32 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Infectious Diseases Society of America) Women, nonwhites, and people in the southern United States who were newly infected with HIV and followed for an average of four years experienced greater HIV/AIDS-related morbidity compared to men and people of other races living in other regions...

DJO Incorporated Announces Planned Transition of President and CEO Les Cross

January 17, 2011 10:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 17, 2011 /- DJO Incorporated ("DJO" or the "Company"), a global provider of medical device solutions for musculoskeletal health, vascular health and pain management, today announced the planned retirement of Leslie H. Cross, President and Chief Executive Officer ("CEO")....

CarePoint Partners Acquires Houston-Based ivA Lifetec, Further Expanding Network of Regional Home Infusion and Specialty Pharmacy Providers

January 17, 2011 10:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CINCINNATI, Jan. 17, 2011 /- CarePoint Partners (CarePoint) announced that it has completed the acquisition of ivA Lifetec (Lifetec), a healthcare company that provides home infusion and specialty infusion in conjunction with home health nursing throughout the Houston, Texas metropolitan...

Chiltern Wins Multiple Pharma Awards at the Prestigious Annual PharmaTimes Awards Ceremony

January 17, 2011 5:47 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LONDON, Jan. 17, 2011 /- Chiltern International Limited (Chiltern), a global contract research organization (CRO), announced that Chiltern has won multiple awards at the PharmaTimes Annual Awards 2010 ceremony held at the Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel in London. The competition, established...

SFA Marketing Creates New Medical Division

January 17, 2011 5:47 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

TRUMBULL, Conn., Jan. 17, 2011 /- SFA Marketing today announced a new division of the agency, SFA Medical, dedicated exclusively to working with medical device manufacturers. SFA Medical is a formal extension of the agency's more than 20 years experience working with clients like...

Family food support inspires software success(2)

January 17, 2011 3:36 am | by RealWire | News | Comments

A North East entrepreneur has secured funding to turn the software he created to help a family member's battle with an eating disorder into the UK's first and only online diet programme not aimed at dieters. Newcastle-based Paul Dayan is now working full time on preparing PlanMyFood, an...

American Medical Systems Launches STEP Patient Education Program in Europe

January 17, 2011 2:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MINNETONKA, Minn., Jan. 17, 2011 /- American Medical Systems® (AMS) (Nasdaq: AMMD ), a leading provider of world-class devices and therapies for male and female pelvic health, today announced the launch of its Solutions to Educate Patients Program (STEP) in Europe. The program is...

Financing Demonstrates Faith in Surgical Sleep Apnea Treatment

January 16, 2011 10:36 pm | by San Diego Business Journal | News | Comments

A San Diego device maker has put to bed more than $8 million of funding to test and develop a pacemakerlike device that could help some sleep apnea sufferers get relief without relying on air masks.

Collaborative Genome Project Could Lead to Cheaper Cancer Treatments

January 16, 2011 10:33 pm | by San Diego Business Journal | News | Comments

A GT Life Sciences Inc. executive sees great potential unfolding from the work of its research partner in China, which completed for the first time the sequencing of the Chinese hamster ovary, or CHO, genome. The collaborators believe this event will provide useful information that could...

LCD Projector Used to Control Brains & Muscles of Tiny Organisms

January 16, 2011 4:40 pm | by Georgia Tech Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Researchers are using LCD projectors to control the brains & muscles of tiny organisms, including freely moving worms. This technology advances the field of optogenetics, which has given researchers unparalleled control over brain circuits in lab animals.

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