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Failure Rate of DePuy ASR XL Hip Implant Rising

March 31, 2011 12:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 31, 2011 /- Recent information presented at the British Hip Society Annual Conference held from March 2 -4, 2011 indicates a rise in the failure rate of the DePuy ASR XL Acetabular Hip Replacement System which was manufactured and marketed by DePuy Orthopaedics,...

More organs for transplant when icu docs help take care of brain dead donors, says UPMC

March 31, 2011 12:34 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences) More than twice as many lungs and nearly 50 percent more kidneys could be recovered for transplant operations if intensive care physicians were to work with organ procurement organization coordinators to monitor and manage donor...

Biocept and Academic Collaborators to Present Posters at AACR on Circulating Tumor Cells (CTCs)

March 31, 2011 12:34 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, March 31, 2011 /- Biocept, Inc. today reported that its scientists and academic collaborators will present four posters at the 102nd Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) taking place in Orlando, Florida April 2-6, 2011. The poster presentations...

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Consumer and Patient Groups Support Bipartisan Bill, H.R. 1041, to Repeal Controversial Medicare Bidding Program for Home Medical Equipment and Services

March 31, 2011 12:34 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citing reduced access to care and higher costs, two dozen consumer and patient advocacy organizations sent a letter of thanks this week to Reps. Glenn Thompson (R-Pa.) and Jason Altmire (D-Pa.) for introducing H.R. 1041, a bipartisan...

U.S. Radiologists Providing Assistance to Japan

March 31, 2011 12:33 pm | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

As the devastation following the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster in Japan continue to unfold, radiologists in the U.S. are lending their expertise and assistance.

Podcast: Student Innovation Holds Promise for Breast Cancer Screening

March 31, 2011 12:32 pm | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Imagine a faster, inexpensive method for breast cancer screening. That's some of the promise behind a new innovation from doctoral student, Sevan Goenezen, who has discovered a way to use ultrasound and advanced algorithms to differentiate between benign and malignant tumors.

Patients with severe non-inflammatory respiratory disease face anemia risk

March 31, 2011 10:33 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) The links between chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and anemia are already well known, but now a study of nearly 600 patients has found that anemia is also frequently found in patients with severe non-inflammatory respiratory diseases.

AAIPharma Services Announces Promotion of Dean Shirazi

March 31, 2011 9:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WILMINGTON, N.C., March 31, 2011 /- AAIPharma Services Corp., a leading provider of pharmaceutical product development and manufacturing services, announced today the promotion of Dean Shirazi, Ph.D., to Vice President, Analytical Development. Shirazi will assume the position effective...

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Digital Assent Expands Leadership Team to Address Rapidly Growing Demand for the PatientPad

March 31, 2011 9:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ATLANTA, March 31, 2011 /- Digital Assent has expanded its leadership team to meet the rapidly growing demand for its award-winning PatientPad® solution.  The PatientPad is a self-service patient check-in and education solution designed to automate the patient intake process and...

Hologic, Hospira, Boston Scientific, Allergan to Participate in Leading Medical Device Manufacturing Symposium

March 31, 2011 9:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

RAMSEY, N.J., March 31, 2011 /- Top medical device manufacturers are supporting MPO Symposium Costa Rica, the leading medical device manufacturing conference series. Hologic, Hospira, Boston Scientific, Allergan, Siemens, as well as the Costa Rican government are active participants in...

Intercept Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Phase II Results for Obeticholic Acid (INT-747) as Monotherapy in Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

March 31, 2011 9:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, March 31, 2011 /- Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc., today announced positive results from a 59 patient, placebo controlled, double-blind  Phase II clinical trial of obeticholic acid (OCA) given as monotherapy to patients with primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC).  The study...

OncoSec Medical Closes $1.1M Financing

March 31, 2011 9:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, March 31, 2011 /- OncoSec Medical Inc. (OTC BB: ONCS), a developer of innovative medical approaches to treat solid tumor cancers, announced today that it has raised more than $1 million of new capital through the issuance of units to three institutional investors. OncoSec...

MedNet Solutions Announces the Release of iMedNet EDC

March 31, 2011 8:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MINNETONKA, Minn., March 31, 2011 /- MedNet Solutions, a global life sciences technology solutions company specializing in clinical study management systems, is pleased to announce that iMedNet™ EDC , the company's innovative, next-generation electronic data capture (EDC) solution,...

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Paul Meade Accepts Invitation to Speak at AACE Annual Meeting

March 31, 2011 8:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., March 31, 2011 /- Paul Meade, the president and founder of Thought Leader Select, a Research Triangle, NC company focused on facilitating medical expert collaborations with the biopharmaceutical and other healthcare industries, has accepted an invitation to speak at the...

Assured Pharmacy Reports Same Store Sales for the Month of January 2011

March 31, 2011 8:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FRISCO, Texas, March 31, 2011 /- Assured Pharmacy (APHY: pinksheets), a leading specialty pharmacy group providing prescription medications to more than 3,000 sufferers of chronic pain, announced that total sales on a same store basis for the month of January  2011 were $1,430,278...

Navinta LLC is Pleased to Announce US FDA Approval of Sodium Ferric Gluconate Injection in Sucrose a generic equivalent of Ferrlecit® Injection by Sanofi Aventis Based on Its...

March 31, 2011 8:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

EWING, N.J., March 31, 2011 /- Navinta's proprietary complex pharmaceutical ingredient, Sodium Ferric Gluconate as covered under Navinta's US Patent 7,179,939 and US Drug Master File is a key component in the recent approval of GeneraMedix Inc.'s ANDA for Sodium Ferric Gluconate Complex...

Reportlinker Adds Cardiac Marker Diagnostic Testing Markets

March 31, 2011 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, March 31, 2011 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Cardiac Marker Diagnostic Testing Markets http://www.reportlinker.com/p089570/Cardiac-Marker-Diagnostic-Testing-Markets.html The purpose of this TriMark Publications...

Reportlinker Adds Molecular Diagnostics in Infectious Disease Testing

March 31, 2011 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, March 31, 2011 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Molecular Diagnostics in Infectious Disease Testing http://www.reportlinker.com/p0368860/Molecular-Diagnostics-in-Infectious-Disease-Testing.html This TriMark...

Consumer Information on: Medtronic & #xae; InterStim & #xae; Therapy System - P080025

March 31, 2011 6:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The InterStim® Therapy System is a surgically implanted device used to help a patient reduce the number of bowel accidents (fecal incontinence)2. The InterStim® Therapy System has several components: a neurostimulator which delivers an electrical pulse...

Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. Launches Virtuoso Software for Digital Pathology

March 31, 2011 5:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

TUCSON, Ariz., March 31, 2011 /- Ventana Medical Systems , Inc., a member of the Roche Group, announced today the availability of its next generation Virtuoso digital pathology application software.   (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110331/LA74593 ) The new version of...

2011 ACCF/AHA Guidelines Incorporate New Recommendation for Platelet Reactivity Testing

March 31, 2011 5:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, March 31, 2011 /- Accumetrics, Inc., developer of the VerifyNow® System, the first rapid and easy-to-use point-of-care system for measuring platelet reactivity to multiple antiplatelet agents, announced today that a new recommendation for platelet reactivity testing has...

Syndax Pharmaceuticals Announces Entinostat Data at 102nd Annual American Association for Cancer Research Meeting

March 31, 2011 5:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WALTHAM, Mass., March 31, 2011 /- Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage epigenetics oncology company, today announced 11 posters on entinostat, an oral, highly selective, class I histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitor, will be presented at the 102nd Annual American Association for...

NewCardio Invited to Present Latest QTinno Performance Improvements at FDA-Sponsored Conference on Cardiovascular Safety in Drug Development

March 31, 2011 5:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 31, 2011 /- NewCardio, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: NWCI ) a cardiovascular diagnostic solutions developer, announced today that the Company has been invited to present the results of a recent QTinno ® performance study at an upcoming conference entitled...

Virtual Radiologic Wins Stevie® Award for Improving Patient Care through Mobile Technology

March 31, 2011 5:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., March 31, 2011 /- Virtual Radiologic (vRad), a technology-enabled national radiology practice, was recently awarded the 2011 Stevie® Award for Sales & Customer Service. vRad® Results (SM) is a cloud communication tool, hosted and managed via the...

Pacira Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and 2010 Financial Results

March 31, 2011 3:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 31, 2011 /- Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCRX ), an emerging specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full-year ended December 31, 2010, provided an update on the execution of its pre-commercial and...

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