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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,...

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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,...

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.

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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...

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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...

Grifols Establishes Expert Advisory Council in Transfusion Medicine

March 7, 2011 9:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BARCELONA, Spain, March 7, 2011 /- Grifols, a global healthcare company and biopharmaceutical manufacturer based in Barcelona, Spain today announced that it has established an Expert Advisory Council in Transfusion Medicine drawing on the expertise of internationally renowned physicians...

AACR 102nd Annual Meeting Press Conference Schedule

March 7, 2011 6:32 am | by AACR | News | Comments

Tweet ORLANDO, Fla. - The American Association for Cancer Research will hold its 102nd Annual Meeting at the Orange County Convention Center from April 2-6, 2011. More than 18,000 people will gather to hear the latest innovations in basic, translational and clinical research. The AACR...

CT Coronary Angiography Radiation Can Be Reduced While Maintaining Image Quality

March 7, 2011 4:32 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Through carefully calculated adjustments to coronary imaging using dose-reduction techniques, cardiologists have managed to reduce the radiation delivered to patients undergoing coronary angiograms considerably. Plus, it's possible to maintain good image quality throughout, researchers found.

Reducing CT Coronary Angiography Radiation, Maintaining Imaging Quality

March 7, 2011 4:32 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Through carefully calculated adjustments to coronary imaging using dose-reduction techniques, cardiologists have managed to reduce the radiation delivered to patients undergoing coronary angiograms considerably. Plus, it's possible to maintain good image quality throughout, researchers found

High-Field MRI: Race to the Top?

March 6, 2011 5:33 pm | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Last week, exactly 25 years after the first "high-field" (1.5 T) MRI scanner was introduced, radiologists gathered at an ECR 2011 session in Vienna, Austria, to ponder what its chairman called "higher and higher field magnets."

Contrast MRI Best at Finding Liver Trouble - But Timing Matters

March 6, 2011 5:32 pm | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

For spotting the tiniest metastases inside the liver, MRI with the liver-specific gadolinium-based contrast agent Primovist (gadoxetic acid) was far and away the top choice of surgeons in an eight-country multicenter study. The surgeons were given a chance to use various imaging methods...

Cancer surgery society presents top honor to Kimberly Duchossois(2)

March 5, 2011 2:35 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Chicago Medical Center) At its annual cancer symposium, the Society of Surgical Oncology will present the 43rd annual James Ewing Layman's Award to Kimberly T. Duchossois of Barrington Hills, Ill., for her deep commitment and long-term efforts to improve the quality of...

Sigma-Aldrich to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

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

ST. LOUIS, March 4, 2011 /- Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (Nasdaq: SIAL ) will be presenting at the following investor conferences in March: 31st Annual Cowen and Company Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, March 8, 2011, at the Boston Marriot Copley Place, Boston, MA, presenting at 10:15 AM...

IBM Business Analytics Software Helps BJC Healthcare and Washington University Improve Healthcare Through Better Research

March 4, 2011 4:33 am | by IBM | News | Comments

IBM today announced that BJC Healthcare (BJC) and Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM) are using IBM business analytics software to quickly extract key data from more than 50 million documents in medical records, speeding up research to ultimately provide better care for...

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