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U.S. Breast Imaging Market to Nearly Double by 2017

March 16, 2011 7:32 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

The U.S. breast imaging and mammography markets are expected to not only recover from the recession, but nearly double in the next several years.

Tests on century-old equipment show how far X-rays have come

March 15, 2011 10:33 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Radiological Society of North America) Researchers recently tested first-generation x-ray equipment from 1896 and found that it produced radiation doses and exposure times that were vastly higher than those of today's systems, according a new study.

MGMA Survey: Academic Radiology Faculty Docs Compensation Up Slightly

March 15, 2011 11:33 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Yes, reimbursements are down and costs are up - but for academic faculty specialist physicians, there is some good news: Your income has increased slightly, according to new data from the Medical Group Management Association.

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Taking mathematics to heart

March 14, 2011 9:34 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Mathematical Society) Mathematical cardiology has many problems that are ripe for unified attack by mathematicians, clinicians, and biomedical engineers. In an article to appear in the April 2011 issue of the Notices of the American Mathematical Society, John W. Cain, a...

IBM Delivers Initial Phase of Canada's First Province-Wide Electronic Health Record System

March 14, 2011 9:34 am | by IBM | News | Comments

IBM today announced the first stage of a $22.5 million project to create an electronic healthcare records (EHR) system for the province of Manitoba has gone live, providing clinicians with unprecedented access to their patients' lab results, dispensed drug records and immunization...

Interstitial Lung Abnormalities Tied to Reduced Lung Capacity

March 14, 2011 9:34 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

HealthDay News - Study also finds abnormalities on scans tied to lesser amount of emphysema among smokers

Fatty Liver Independently Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

March 14, 2011 9:34 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

HealthDay News - Ultrasound-diagnosed fatty liver is associated with worse metabolic profile, type 2 diabetes

Perrigo Company to Present at the Barclays Capital 2011 Global Health Care Conference

March 14, 2011 9:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ALLEGAN, Mich., March 14, 2011 /- Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO;TASE) today announced that Perrigo Chairman and CEO Joseph C. Papa will present at the Barclays Capital 2011 Global Health Care Conference on Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 2:00 PM (EDT) at the Loews Miami Hotel in Miami, FL....

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Opportunity for Expansion Rises in Far East for Life Sciences Company

March 13, 2011 11:34 pm | by San Diego Business Journal | News | Comments

Life Technologies Corp. has joined a growing group of local biotech firms continuing to invest in Asia. The Carlsbad company announced that it has opened a 62,300-square-foot distribution center

Improvements in Pressure Sensors Help Medical Equipment Design

March 11, 2011 11:17 am | by David Ezekiel | Articles | Comments

Goals of new medical equipment design include small size, low cost, low power consumption, and a quiet user experience. Evolving technology embedded in pressure sensors and signal conditioning ICs allows for design improvements and the inclusion of new features in medical equipment. This article highlights specific examples in the design of breathing equipment and oxygen concentrators.

Mindray Medical to Present at the 14th Annual Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference on March 21-25

March 11, 2011 3:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SHENZHEN, China, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Mindray Medical International Limited (NYSE: MR ), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices worldwide, today announced that it will present at the 14th Annual Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference,...

GE Discovery ST Installed at Imaging Healthcare Specialists

March 10, 2011 7:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, March 10, 2011 /- Imaging Healthcare Specialists (IHS) is proud to announce the opening of a new GE Discovery ST PET/CT system at its Laurel imaging facility in Hillcrest.  With the opening of this new scanner, IHS now offers state-of-art PET/CT imaging at two locations,...

Caliper Life Sciences and HistoRx to Provide Integrated Solutions for Superior Protein Quantification of Biomarkers in Tissue

March 10, 2011 4:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HOPKINTON, Mass. and BRANFORD, Conn., March 10, 2011 /- Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALP ) and HistoRx, Inc., today announced a collaboration to co-develop a new generation of tissue-based imaging and analysis solutions, based on immuno-fluorescence, that will deliver accurate,...

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Trinity Biotech plc to Present at the ROTH Capital Partners 23rd Annual OC Growth Stock Conference

March 9, 2011 9:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DUBLIN, March 9, 2011 /- Trinity Biotech plc (Nasdaq: TRIB ), a leading developer and manufacturer of diagnostic products for the point-of-care and clinical laboratory markets, today announced that it will present at the ROTH Capital Partners 23rd Annual OC Growth Stock Conference at the...

Endo to Present at the Barclays Capital 2011 GlobalHealthcare Conference

March 9, 2011 6:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CHADDS FORD, Pa., March 9, 2011  /- Endo Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ENDP ) today announced that it will present at the Barclays Capital 2011 GlobalHealthcare Conference on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at 3:45 p.m. ET.  Dr. Ivan Gergel executive vice president of R&D of Endo will...

Contrast Media Reactions Are Allergic, but Minor

March 9, 2011 4:34 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Final results of the prospective French CIRTACI trial are in: contrast media for diagnostic imaging are very safe in general, as long as radiologists are vigilant for patients with allergies, asthma, or previous reactions to contrast agents. The vast majority are more itchy than serious.

Improving on PET: Adding a Blue Glow, Removing a Crystal

March 9, 2011 4:34 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

PET hybrid technologies are already hot, and two innovations discussed during the final session of ECR 2011 are aimed at making them more even powerful and efficient.

Photo Release -- PositiveID Corporation Completes Development of Its iglucose(TM) Mobile Health Solution for Real-Time Diabetes Management

March 9, 2011 4:34 am | by PositiveID | News | Comments

Photo Release -- PositiveID Corporation Completes Development of Its iglucose(TM) Mobile Health Solution for Real-Time Diabetes Management

Astute Wraps Up $13M Financing Round

March 8, 2011 4:34 pm | by San Diego Business Journal | News | Comments

Astute Medical, a San Diego-based medical diagnostic company, said March 8 that it completed a $13 million financing round, which was an extension of a $12.5 million round completed in May.

CardioGenics Requests Stockholders to Participate in Stockholder Questionnaires

March 8, 2011 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, March 8, 2011 /- CardioGenics Holdings Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CGNH ) announced today that it is making available to its common stockholders and Series 2 Class B common stockholders a "Stockholder Questionnaire," which the Company hopes will assist it in obtaining...

Vermillion Announces Presentation of Positive Ovarian Biomarker Data for Next Generation Test

March 8, 2011 4:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

AUSTIN, Texas, March 8, 2011 /- (Nasdaq: VRML ) –Vermillion, a molecular diagnostics company, today announced the presentation of positive preliminary data from its collaboration with Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine to identify biomarkers that improve on the specificity...

New Mexico Software Enhances Technology Staff to Support Anticipated Sales Growth

March 8, 2011 4:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 8, 2011 /- New Mexico Software, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NMXC ) announced today enhancements to its technology staff in response to anticipated demand for the company's strong lineup of technology products that support medical IT services and solutions. The...

Making Genome Sequencing Part of Clinical Care

March 7, 2011 7:33 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A new program takes the research out of genomics.

Reportlinker Adds Proteomics - Technologies, Markets and Companies

March 7, 2011 11:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, March 7, 2011 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Proteomics - Technologies, Markets and Companies http://www.reportlinker.com/p0203550/Proteomics---Technologies-Markets-and-Companies.html Summary This report describes...

Reportlinker Adds Gene Therapy - Technologies, Markets and Companies

March 7, 2011 11:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, March 7, 2011 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Gene Therapy - technologies, markets and companies http://www.reportlinker.com/p0203543/Gene-Therapy---technologies-markets-and-companies.html Summary Gene therapy can be...

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