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Winner Medical Obtains Cotton Processing Certificate from the State Development and Reform Commission

January 20, 2011 1:40 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Winner Medical Group Inc. (Nasdaq: WWIN ), ("Winner Medical") a leading manufacturer of medical dressings, medical disposables and non-woven fabric made from 100% natural PurCotton® products in China, today announced that one of its...

Covidien Announces Launch of Puritan Bennett(TM) 520 Portable Ventilator in Europe

January 19, 2011 11:34 pm | by Covidien | News | Comments

New, easy-to-use mobile respiratory device provides ventilation option for patients transitioning from the hospital to the home BOULDER, Colo., Jan 20, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products and recognized innovator in mechanical...

Boston Scientific Announces Agreement With Fukuda Denshi for Distribution of Cardiac Rhythm Management Products in Japan(2)

January 19, 2011 2:39 pm | by Boston Scientific | News | Comments

NATICK, Mass., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced that its subsidiary, Boston Scientific Japan K.K., has reached an agreement with Fukuda Denshi Co., Ltd. to market and sel

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Nonin Medical, Inc. Launches New WristOx2â„¢, Model 3150 in U.S. and Canada

January 19, 2011 10:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 19, 2011 /- Nonin Medical, Inc., the inventor of fingertip pulse oximetry and an innovator of noninvasive physiological monitoring solutions, today announced the United States and Canadian launches of its WristOx2™, Model 3150 wrist-worn pulse oximeter. (Photo:...

FDA to Improve Most Common Review Path for Medical Devices

January 19, 2011 10:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today unveiled a plan containing 25 actions it intends to implement during 2011 to improve the most common path to market for medical devices. (Logo:...

Pervasis Therapeutics to Develop Novel Cell-Based Approach to Target Tumor Environment, Prevent Cancer Recurrence

January 19, 2011 10:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 19, 2011 /- Pervasis Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that the company is pursuing a matrix-embedded endothelial cell-based therapy (PVS-30200) to target and regulate cell stroma (the tumor environment or "ecosystem" that is comprised of various supporting cell...

CVS Caremark Study Evaluates Which Pharmacy Channel Consumers Choose When Given Choice of Mail or Retail Prescriptions

January 19, 2011 8:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Jan. 19, 2011 /- When consumers are offered a cost-neutral choice to fill their 90-day prescription medications in a retail store or through a mail-order pharmacy, they split their preferences largely depending on their past experiences, a first-of-its-kind study from...

NIH-Funded Study Is First to Demonstrate Increased Long-Term Survival With Favorable Neurologic Function Among Patients Receiving CPR Using ACSI ResQPump® and ResQPOD® CPR D...

January 19, 2011 8:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ROSEVILLE, Minn., Jan. 19, 2011 /- A combination of two devices could save the lives of thousands of cardiac arrest patients each year if implemented nationwide, suggests clinical trial results published in today's online edition of The Lancet. A significantly higher percentage of...

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New European collaboration on cancer research

January 19, 2011 8:34 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Karolinska Institutet) Europe's leading oncology organizations are combining forces in the global fight against cancer. The project, EurocanPlatform, has received ?12 million ($16 million) from the European Union to streamline cross border research. The project will find more effective...

Featured Search — Perfusion CT Predicts Feared Consequences of tPA-Treated Stroke

January 19, 2011 8:34 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

A small study reveals that perfusion CT findings of blood-brain barrier permeability above a specified volume at the time of admission in patients over the age of 65 treated with tPA can predict two “feared complications”-symptomatic hemorrhagic transformation and malignant edema-with 100...

QBC Diagnostics Announces the Availability of the ParaLens Advance LED Fluorescence Microscopy Attachment

January 19, 2011 8:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PORT MATILDA, Pa., Jan. 19, 2011 /- QBC Diagnostics is pleased to announce the release of the QBC ParaLens Advance, a breakthrough product that can easily upgrade any compound light microscope for LED fluorescence microscopy. The ParaLens Advance builds on the proven success of the...

CDRH Plan of Action for 510(k) and Science

January 19, 2011 8:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Information on steps CDRH is taking to foster medical device innovation and assure the safety and effectiveness of medical technologies used in the United States.

CDRH 2011 Strategic Priorities

January 19, 2011 8:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

As we release our 2011 Strategic Priorities, we are proud to report on our accomplishments from 2010. In addition to meeting our 85 percent achievement goal by September 30, 2010, we also had met 91 percent of actions with due dates by December 31, 2010..

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Wolters Kluwer Health Enters Joint Venture with China Drug Information Provider Medicom

January 19, 2011 4:44 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 19, 2011 /- Wolters Kluwer Health today announced a joint venture with leading China drug information provider Medicom to deliver clinical decision support to doctors in China as the country prepares for significant changes to its healthcare system. The deal allows...

SMA Foundation and Rules-Based Medicine Collaborate on Biomarker Panels to Guide SMA Therapeutic Development

January 19, 2011 4:44 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK and AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 19, 2011 /- The Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Foundation and Rules-Based Medicine, Inc. (RBM) announced today that they have reached the first milestone in a program to develop a panel of plasma protein biomarkers for SMA using RBM's Multi-Analyte...

Nuance Health Introduces Swype, an Innovative New Product Designed to Enhance Defense Against Colds and Flu

January 19, 2011 4:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., Jan. 19, 2011 /- Nuance Health, LLC, a company that develops products designed to help people maintain good health, today introduced Swype, a new product that enhances defense against viruses at the body's most vulnerable spot – the nose.  In...

Texas A & M presents at MEDCon: Design Your Medical Device with the Future in Mind

January 19, 2011 4:34 am | by MEDCon | News | Comments

Medical Electronic Device Conference & Expo (MEDCon) announces that William Hyman, Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University will present during the event, being held May 16-18, 2011 at Navy Pier in Chicago, IL. This event provides the opportunity to stay at the forefront of innovations in engineering for electronic medical devices.

WaferGen Appoints World-Renowned Clinical Genomics Cancer Researcher Dr. Arul M. Chinnaiyan to Scientific Advisory Board

January 19, 2011 4:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

FREMONT, Calif., Jan. 19, 2011 /- WaferGen Biosystems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WGBS ), a leading developer of state-of-the-art genomic analysis systems, today announced that it has appointed world-renowned clinical genomics cancer researcher Arul M. Chinnaiyan, M.D., Ph.D., to its...

Abaxis to Report Third Quarter Fiscal 2011 Financial Results Thursday, January 27, 2011

January 19, 2011 3:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

UNION CITY, Calif., Jan. 19, 2011 /- Abaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABAX ), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, has scheduled a conference call to discuss its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2011, ended December 30, 2010. The call...

Boston Scientific to Acquire Atritech

January 19, 2011 3:37 am | by Boston Scientific | News | Comments

Innovative left atrial appendage closure device offers alternative for patients with atrial fibrillation and strengthens Company's position in emerging structural heart markets

ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals Receives PDUFA Date for Exelbineâ„¢ NDA

January 19, 2011 3:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 19, 2011 /- ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ANX ) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has established a Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) date of September 1, 2011 for the review of the Exelbine (ANX-530) New Drug Application...

MEPS Real Time's New RFID Drug Management System Provides Critical Error Solution for California Hospital

January 19, 2011 2:42 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 19, 2011 /- RFID Journal features MEPS Real Time's Intelliguard drug management system story. Someone can live or die depending on the correct medications being dispensed. Hospitals and medical professionals clearly agree leveraging better tracking of a drug's...

Santarus to Webcast Analyst Day and Investor Briefing Presentation on January 19

January 19, 2011 2:41 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 19, 2011 /- Santarus, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNTS) announces that a live audio webcast and accompanying slide presentation will be provided for its Analyst Day and Investor Briefing.   Details of the event are as follows:What:Santarus Analyst Day and Investor...

Winner Medical to Participate in Arab Health 2011, International Healthcare Exhibition, in Dubai

January 19, 2011 2:41 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Winner Medical Group Inc. (Nasdaq: WWIN ), ("Winner Medical" or "Company") a leading manufacturer of medical dressings, medical disposables and non-woven fabric made from 100% natural PurCotton® products in China, announced today...

Electronic health records signal changes in hospital IT strategies

January 18, 2011 7:40 pm | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Scott MacLean, the chief information officer at Newton Wellesley Hospital, has a bird's eye view of what it really means to comply with the “Meaningful Use” guidelines the federal government has established to determine whether or not hospitals and doctors will be eligible for financial...

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