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Medical Device Consultants, Inc. Welcomes Frederick Tobia as Director of Regulatory and Clinical Services

July 20, 2011 8:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NORTH ATTLEBORO, Mass., July 20, 2011 /- Medical Device Consultants, Inc. (MDCI), a leading regulatory consulting firm and CRO for the medical device industry, announced today that Mr. Frederick (Fred) Tobia has joined the company as director of regulatory and clinical services. He will...

A Parable of a Familiar Industry

July 19, 2011 7:39 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Once upon a time, there was an industry which provided a highly useful and in-demand set of products and services. Virtually all members of society sooner or later made use of the industry, and most would be repeat customers. The industry steadily grew, increasing both the variety and...

China Sky One Medical Wins Bidding Process on Land Use Rights Covering Land at Song Bei District in Harbin

July 19, 2011 7:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HARBIN, China, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Sky One Medical, Inc. ("China Sky One Medical" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: CSKI ), a leading fully integrated pharmaceutical company in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that the Company has won the...

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FDA Outlines Oversight of Mobile Medical Applications

July 19, 2011 7:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced it is seeking input on its proposed oversight approach for certain mobile applications specific to medicine or health care called mobile medical applications ("apps") that...

European Medical Displays Markets

July 19, 2011 3:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, July 19, 2011 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: European Medical Displays Markets...

Sherpa Clinical Packaging Completes New Production Facility

July 18, 2011 10:38 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, July 19, 2011 /- Sherpa Clinical Packaging, a privately held provider of Clinical Trial Material management services, hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony today to mark the opening of its newly constructed state-of-the-art, CGMP production facility in San Diego, CA.  Sherpa's...

Thermo Fisher buys TREK Diagnostic from Magellan Bioscience

July 18, 2011 7:48 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Waltham-based instrumentation giant Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. has purchased Ohio company TREK Diagnostic Systems from its parent, Chelmsford's Magellan Bioscience Inc.

A closer look at Diagnostics for All

July 18, 2011 7:48 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Forbes blogger Peter Cohan has done an interesting analysis of Una Ryan's Diagnostics for All, which is balancing its not-for-profit mission with the potential for profit at the subsidiary level, and is using what looks like a simple piece of paper to improve healthcare in developing nations.

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Handling the "Compare with Priors" Request

July 18, 2011 7:48 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

In many of these instances, the search for prior films is fruitless, for the patient had no prior study after all. The culprit turns out to be the doc (or nurse) who wrote out the script; the individual always writes “please compare with priors.” Just in case there are any.

Upsher-Smith Laboratories Begins Phase III Study of Intranasal Midazolam for Rescue Treatment of Seizure Clusters in Epilepsy Patients

July 18, 2011 7:48 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., July 18, 2011 /- Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. announced today the initiation of a Phase III clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of USL261, an investigational intranasal midazolam, for the rescue treatment of seizures in patients on stable...

CardioGenics Holdings Inc. Presentation Now Available for On-Demand Viewing at RetailInvestorConferences.com

July 18, 2011 7:48 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK and MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, July 18, 2011 /- CardioGenics Holdings Inc. (CGNH.OB) announced today that their July 12th RetailInvestorConferences.com presentation is available for on-demand viewing at the RetailInvestorConferences website. LINK: www.retailinvestorconferences.com The...

Caliper Life Sciences to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell on Tuesday, July 19

July 18, 2011 7:47 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HOPKINTON, Mass., July 18, 2011 /- Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: CALP ), a leading provider of tools and services for life science companies, today announced that Kevin Hrusovsky, President and CEO, has been invited to ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell on Tuesday, July 19th...

PET Scans with Florbetapir F 18 Help Alzheimer's Diagnosis

July 15, 2011 1:35 pm | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Positron emission tomography (PET) combined with the tracer florbetapir F 18 showed significant differences in beta-amyloid burden in the brains of patients with probable Alzheimer's disease, mild cognitive impairment, and healthy older adults, according to a new study.

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The Living Document: Digitizing Film-Based Radiographs

July 15, 2011 10:34 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Many smaller radiology departments are still using film-based radiographs to present teaching files in a conference format. This presents a challenge to both the viewer and the presenter due to space limitations around the view box, degradation of film quality, and lack of consistency with format.

MRI Enterography Preferred for Children with IBD

July 15, 2011 10:34 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Magnetic resonance enterography should be the imaging method of choice for radiologists diagnosing children with inflammatory bowel diseases, a new study published online in the American Journal of Roentgenology argues.

To Find the Key to Healthy Life

July 14, 2011 11:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SHENZHEN, China, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Owing to high-pressure life, many people spend more time working and they choose fast food instead of traditional cooking, meanwhile, less and less time is being used to exercise, the aforementioned disadvantageous factors have affected...

QuantRx Biomedical Corporation Provides Corporate Update

July 14, 2011 11:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PORTLAND, Ore., July 14, 2011 /- QuantRx® Biomedical Corporation (OTCQB:QTXB), an emerging leader in the development and commercialization of innovative diagnostic products based on its patented technology platforms, is pleased to announce that following the successful resolution and...

Convergen LifeSciences Announces Patent Award

July 14, 2011 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

AUSTIN, Texas, July 14, 2011 /- Convergen LifeSciences , Inc. announced today that another United States Patent 7,977,468 has been awarded by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office jointly to The University of Texas System Board of Regents and The Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and...

QuantRx Biomedical Settles Suit: Launches New PAD-Based Genomic Diagnostic Products

July 14, 2011 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PORTLAND, Ore., July 14, 2011 /- QuantRx® Biomedical Corporation (OTCBB:QTXB), an emerging leader in the development and commercialization of innovative diagnostic products based on its patented technology platforms for the worldwide healthcare industry, today announced that it has...

Medicsight, Ziosoft Team on Virtual Colonoscopy Detection Software

July 14, 2011 2:32 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

The software assists radiologists during reviews of CT colonography (CTC, a.k.a. virtual colonoscopy) images by automatically highlighting potential colorectal polyps, which are possible precursors to colorectal cancer.

IBM's Watson: Handy Radiologist Aide?

July 14, 2011 2:32 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Once programmed for radiology, this technology will save time and will be a handy assistant, but first PACS vendors much get on board with health records integration.

Take Lung Tumor CTs with a Grain of Salt

July 12, 2011 9:34 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Quirks associated with CT measurement can give a false impression of lung-tumor growth, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Why Your Practice Needs "Troubleshooter" Employees

July 12, 2011 9:34 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Consider appointing some troubleshooters, who can be on the lookout for problems before they snowball out of control, are ready to pinch-hit for coworkers who see trouble brewing, and follow through on issues to make sure they were really settled.

Octopus unleashed at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust by Ascribe Consulting

July 12, 2011 3:32 am | by RealWire | News | Comments

12th July 2011 - Ascribe is pleased to announce the 'Go Live' of an enterprise Business Intelligence (BI) solution launched under the banner of Octopus at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH). The Octopus system is a full range of management information...

Metamark Genetics Announces Cancer Cell Study Highlighting Discovery of Key Molecules that Drive Progression of Malignant Melanoma in Humans

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

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 11, 2011 /- Metamark Genetics, Inc., a privately-held oncology-focused molecular diagnostics company, today announced results from a melanoma study published in Cancer Cell .  The study describes the identification and functional characterization of proteins...

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