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Genomic Health to Announce Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results and Host Conference Call on Wednesday, August 3, 2011

July 27, 2011 6:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 27, 2011 /- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX ) today announced that the company will host a conference call and webcast on Wednesday, August 3 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss its second quarter 2011 financial results.  The call and webcast will...

Sysmex America to Debut Expanded Software Products for Middleware and Cell Image Analysis at AACC 2011

July 26, 2011 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MUNDELEIN, Ill., July 26, 2011 /- Sysmex America, Inc. today announced plans to debut expanded software products for its Sysmex WAM™ middleware and the Medica EasyCell® assistant Automated Cell Imaging Analyzer during this year's American Association of Clinical Chemistry's...

Avoid Illness Through Easy Daily Check

July 25, 2011 10:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SHENZHEN, China, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The whole healthcare market is affected by a number of elements, including technology trends and social economic increases. Generally speaking, several changes can be summarized. With the rapid increase of world population especially the...


MarketsandMarkets: Global Diagnostic Imaging Market Estimated to Reach $26.6 Billion by 2016

July 25, 2011 10:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DALLAS, July 25, 2011 /- The " Global Diagnostic Imaging (CT, MRI, X-Ray & Ultrasound) Market - Competitive Landscape & Forecasts from 2010 to 2016 " analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities in regions such as North America, Europe, Asia, and...

Quest Diagnostics to Unveil Extensions to its Women's Health and Personalized Medicine Test Offerings at the 2011 AACC Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo

July 25, 2011 10:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MADISON, N.J., July 25, 2011 /- Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX ), the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, today announced it will unveil extensions to its women's health and AccuType® pharmacogenetic test menus, give eight...

Index Shows Radiology Managers Still Have Low Confidence in Reimbursement Rates

July 23, 2011 1:33 pm | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Medical imaging managers continue to have low confidence that reimbursement rates will improve in the near future and that funding for capital purchases will become readily available.

FDA Clears Siemens Software for Cerebral Blood Flow Assessment

July 22, 2011 4:35 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Siemens Healthcare has received FDA 501(k) marketing clearance for a software package that helps in the assessment of cerebral blood flow during interventional procedures.

CT Bests Barium in Adult Celiac Disease Diagnosis

July 22, 2011 4:34 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Improvements in computed tomography (CT) resolution of the small bowel, colon, and mesenteric lymph nodes have pushed CT scans ahead of traditional barium examinations in the diagnosis of celiac disease, according to a new study in the journal RadioGraphics.


Cardiac Science Expands Device Connectivity Solutions

July 21, 2011 9:41 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BOTHELL, Wash., July 21, 2011 /- Cardiac Science Corporation , a global leader in automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and diagnostic cardiac monitoring devices that connect to electronic medical records (EMRs) and hospital information systems, announced today the new capability of...

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...

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 /- 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.

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

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 presentation is available for on-demand viewing at the RetailInvestorConferences website. LINK: 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.

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...

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