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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...

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...

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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,...

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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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VIDA Diagnostics Launches Apollo Pulmonary Analysis Software for Major Lung Disease at American Thoracic Society Meeting

May 16, 2011 11:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DENVER, May 16, 2011 /- VIDA Diagnostics, a leading developer of quantitative pulmonary imaging software, announced today the launch of its new Apollo™ Software for the evaluation of pulmonary disease including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, and lung cancer,...

Perrigo Announces FDA Final Approval for Ranitidine 150 - Generic Equivalent to Zantac 150®

May 16, 2011 8:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ALLEGAN, Mich., May 16, 2011 /- Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO ; TASE) today announced that it has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its abbreviated new drug application for over-the-counter (OTC) Ranitidine 150 (regular and cool mint), a generic...

Arstasis Launches New AXERAâ„¢ Access Device in the U.S.

May 16, 2011 5:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 16, 2011 /- Arstasis is pleased to announce the U.S. launch of its latest commercial product - the AXERA™ Access Device.  The AXERA Device enhances insertability into the femoral artery and overall procedural usage while continuing to deliver the...

diaDexus, Inc. Reports 2011 First Quarter Financial Results

May 16, 2011 5:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 16, 2011 /- diaDexus, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DDXS ), a diagnostics company focused on the development and commercialization of patent-protected in vitro diagnostic products addressing unmet needs in cardiovascular disease, today announced financial...

HYCOR Expands Board of Directors to Support Growth in Key Areas

May 16, 2011 5:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

GARDEN GROVE, Calif., May 16, 2011 /- HYCOR Biomedical, Inc., a leading manufacturer and marketer of in vitro diagnostic products for the global allergy, autoimmune and urinalysis markets, together with owner Linden, LLC, today announced the appointments of Vijay Aggarwal, Ph.D. and James...

Siemens Showcases New Innovations in Clinical Diagnostics, Automation, and IT at IFCC-WorldLab Berlin 2011

May 16, 2011 5:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BERLIN, May 16, 2011 /- Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics is showcasing a broad spectrum of its clinical diagnostics portfolio, including a focus on scalable l ab automation solutions, at the IFCC (International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine) WorldLab 2011 in...

Amnis Introduces New FlowSight Imaging Flow Cytometer

May 13, 2011 9:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SEATTLE, May 13, 2011 /- Amnis Corporation, a manufacturer of advanced cell imaging systems, today announced the launch of the new FlowSight imaging flow cytometer. The FlowSight is a compact and affordable 12-channel flow cytometer with unrivalled fluorescence sensitivity and the...

Latest Clinical Evidence Supports Promising Outlook for Low-Dose Molecular Breast Imaging (MBI)

May 13, 2011 4:45 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., May 13, 2011 /- The possibility of low-dose Molecular Breast Imaging (MBI) looks promising according to the most recent clinical evidence revealed this past month at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Marcela Bohm-Velez and her colleagues from Associates in...

REMINDER: PositiveID Corporation to Host Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss Its Acquisition of MicroFluidic Systems, a Leader in Biological Testing and Sample Prep Applica...

May 12, 2011 8:35 am | by PositiveID | News | Comments

REMINDER: PositiveID Corporation to Host Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss Its Acquisition of MicroFluidic Systems, a Leader in Biological Testing and Sample Prep Applications

Reminder: Transgenomic to Hold First Quarter Financial Results Conference Call Today

May 12, 2011 6:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

OMAHA, Neb., May 12, 2011 /- Transgenomic, Inc. (OTC/BB: TBIO) today announced the following Webcast:What: Transgenomic, Inc. First Quarter 2011 Financial Results and Business Update Conference CallWhen: Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 5:00 p.m. EasternWhere:...

Abstracts Reporting EarlyCDTâ„¢-Lung Demonstrate Diagnostic and Economic Benefits of Immuno-biomarkers in Early Detection of Solid Tumor Lung Cancers

May 12, 2011 5:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DENVER, May 12, 2011 /- Oncimmune ® LLC , maker of EarlyCDT™-Lung , a simple blood test that aids physicians in the risk assessment and early detection of lung cancer , today announced that four poster presentations during the American Thoracic Society's (ATS) International...

How are you influencing patient management devices?

May 11, 2011 10:17 am | Articles | Comments

Rudye McGlothlin, Product Marketing Engineer at Texas Instruments, Chris Mertens, Vice President of Healthcare at HP PSG, and Alex Brisbourne, President and COO at KORE Telematics, respond to the question, “How are you influencing patient management devices?”

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