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Omron Healthcare Announces Donation to the American Society of Hypertension, Inc.

May 20, 2011 8:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., May 20, 2011 /- Omron Healthcare, Inc., the number one brand recommended by doctors in the home blood pressure category, announced today its donation of 300 blood pressure monitors worth more than $30,000 to the American Society of Hypertension (ASH). The donation will...

Lee W. Wattenberg, M.D., Receives the 2011 AACR Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Prevention Research

May 20, 2011 7:40 am | by AACR | News | Comments

Tweet PHILADELPHIA - Lee W. Wattenberg, M.D., will receive the 2011 AACR Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Prevention Research for his role in launching the field of chemoprevention and his work to understand the potential mechanisms of action of chemopreventive compounds....

Gen-Probe Files for US Regulatory Clearance of PANTHERâ„¢ System, Fully Automated and Integrated Molecular Testing Instrument

May 20, 2011 5:41 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, May 20, 2011 /- Gen-Probe Incorporated (NASDAQ: GPRO ) announced today that the Company has filed a 510(k) application with the US Food and Drug Administration for its PANTHER™ system, a fully automated and integrated molecular testing system designed with the flexibility...

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Amgen Receives CHMP Positive Opinion for XGEVAâ„¢ (Denosumab) in the European Union

May 20, 2011 5:41 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 20, 2011 /- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN ) today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended a positive opinion for the marketing authorization of XGEVA™ (denosumab) for the...

DCMSYS Router's 'One-Click Patient Upload and Routing' Feature Promises to Revolutionize Teleradiology Efficiency

May 20, 2011 5:41 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO, May 20, 2011 /- San Francisco-based Teleradiology experts Dicom Systems have unveiled the latest fully automated feature of their DICOM Systems Router (DCMSYS) product line. Dicom Systems' latest feature enables "one-click all-in-one patient upload and routing," which...

Five Ways to Improve Your Practice

May 19, 2011 11:37 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Boost your patient satisfaction and streamline your workflow with these top five tips.

Improved Endoscopy Method Increases Detection of Esophageal Pre-Cancer by Over 40 Percent

May 19, 2011 11:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, May 19, 2011 /- Two studies published in Digestive Diseases and Sciences have demonstrated that an improved method for performing the standard upper endoscopy examination done on over eight million Americans with heartburn each year increases the detection of pre-cancerous cells...

BD Launches BD MAXâ„¢ System in U.S. to Empower Laboratories and Clinicians to Respond to Emerging Diseases

May 19, 2011 11:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BALTIMORE, May 19, 2011 /- BD Diagnostics, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX ), today announced the U.S. launch of the BD MAX™ for use as an open system. BD MAX is the first and only fully automated, bench-top molecular system designed to perform a broad...

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LABSCO to Distribute Cepheid GeneXpert® Systems and Tests

May 19, 2011 11:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LOUISVILLE, K.Y., May 19, 2011 /- Laboratory Supply Company (LABSCO), the largest privately held supplier of diagnostic instrumentation and clinical laboratory products to hospitals, physician office laboratories, reference labs and other non-acute care settings in the United States,...

MEDRAD Launches Second Generation Integoâ„¢ PET Infusion System

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

WARRENDALE, Pa., May 19, 2011 /- MEDRAD, INC., a business of Bayer HealthCare, has announced the launch of the next generation Intego™ PET Infusion System, which features a new design that is 38% smaller, power-driven and includes enhancements to technologist workflow.  The new...

Paramaxâ„¢ Moves Closer To FDA Approval

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

SALT LAKE CITY, May 19, 2011 /- Paradigm Medical Industries, Inc. (OTC.PK: PDMI) announced today that it had received notification from its Italian partner, Costruzione Strumenti Oftalmici (CSO), which manufactures the Paramax™, that it has provided 26 pages and 24 attachments to...

Enhanced Equity Fund and James White Invest in MedTest DX, Inc.(2)

May 19, 2011 6:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, May 19, 2011 /- Enhanced Equity Fund (EEF), a healthcare-focused private equity firm, and executive James White announced their investment in MedTest DX, Inc. (MedTest), a medical diagnostic company based in Cortlandt Manor, NY.  MedTest was created to purchase the...

The New Era of Crohns Imaging: A Multimodality Approach

May 19, 2011 5:35 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

New techniques such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) imaging of the small bowel and perianal imaging have revolutionized the management of Crohns patients obtaining detailed information of the activity and extent of disease as well complications. CT imaging continues to be used mainly...

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Thermo Fisher to buy diagnostics firm Phadia for $3.5B

May 19, 2011 5:35 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. has entered into a deal to buy Swedish diagnostics firm Phadia AB from a European private equity firm for $3.5 billion. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2011.

Global Imaging Agents Industry

May 19, 2011 2:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, May 19, 2011 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Imaging Agents Industry...

OBGYN Practices Refuse Obese Patients. Should You?

May 18, 2011 9:40 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Some obstetricians are turning away obese patient, wary of the higher risk of complications and about the safety of patients on their exam tables. Radiology struggles with similar issues. Is it time to set limits?

Cancer Drug Use and Spending to Rise Sharply by 2013

May 18, 2011 9:40 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ORLANDO, Fla., May 18, 2011 /- Expensive new cancer drugs treating increasing numbers of patients could drive cancer drug spending by as much as 15 percent a year through 2013. At this accelerated rate, oncology drugs will likely rise to the second or third largest trend-driving category...

IBM Helps Entrepreneurs Empower Patients With Tools To Improve Personal Health

May 18, 2011 8:38 am | by IBM | News | Comments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) is working closely with a group of entrepreneurs whose new technologies can transform how people manage their personal health, the company said today at its SmartCamp in Austin, Texas. The forum there, one of several the company will do this year, is part of its investment...

Ever Play 20 Questions with a Referring Physician?

May 18, 2011 8:38 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

At least one radiologist is tired of ED physicians asking 20 questions after every scan. Do you share his pain?

Food Allergies Common among Children and Linked to Environmental Allergies and Asthma Later in Life, Suggests Largest-Ever National Allergy Study

May 17, 2011 12:33 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MADISON, N.J., May 17, 2011 /- Early results from the largest cross-sectional national allergy study ever conducted, to be released later this month, demonstrate that food allergies commonly occur in infants and toddlers, while environmental allergies, such as to dust, ragweed and mold,...

Zen Holding Corp. Signs LOI to Acquire Millennium Healthcare Solutions Inc.

May 17, 2011 8:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SYOSSET, N.Y., May 17, 2011 /- Zen Holding Corp. (Symbol: ZNHL) today announced the signing of a Letter of Intent to purchase 100% of Millennium Healthcare Solutions Inc. and its accompanying subsidiaries and pending patent.  Final agreements will be signed upon the completion of due...

Reportlinker Adds Medical Devices Reports Bundle

May 17, 2011 1:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, May 17, 2011 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Medical Devices Reports Bundle...

AACR Hosts Successful 102nd Annual Meeting in Orlando

May 16, 2011 12:32 pm | by AACR | News | Comments

Tweet PHILADELPHIA - More than 16,000 people from 67 countries around the world, including Japan, attended the American Association for Cancer Research's 102nd Annual Meeting, held in Orlando, Fla., April 2-6, 2011. “We were excited to host our Annual Meeting in Orlando, a...

AACR Invites Nominations for the 2011 AACR Distinguished Lecture on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities

May 16, 2011 12:32 pm | by AACR | News | Comments

Tweet PHILADELPHIA - The American Association for Cancer Research announces a call for nominations for the 2011 AACR Distinguished Lecture on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities, funded by Susan G. Komen for The Cure®. The lecture, established in 2010, honors an investigator whose...

AACR Congratulates Two Members on Their Election Into the National Academy of Sciences

May 16, 2011 12:32 pm | by AACR | News | Comments

Tweet   PHILADELPHIA - The American Association for Cancer Research congratulates two of its members, Ira Mellman, Ph.D., and Luis F. Parada, Ph.D., on their election to the National Academy of Sciences. “We are very proud to announce the election of these two distinguished AACR...

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