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Caliper and Carestream Settle Lawsuits

August 8, 2011 6:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HOPKINTON, Mass., Aug. 8, 2011 /- Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: CALP ) today announced that it has favorably settled two lawsuits with Carestream Health, Inc. In the first lawsuit, filed in February 2010, Caliper, its wholly owned subsidiary, Xenogen, and Stanford University...

MRI Safety: Monitoring Body Temperature During MRI

August 6, 2011 6:34 pm | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

This monograph focuses on the need to monitor body temperature in patients during MRI and discusses the sites to record temperature based on efficacy and stability of the measurement, as well as the response time (i.e., the temporal resolution) during temperature fluctuations.

Poll of the Week: Should the FDA's 510(k) Process be Scrapped?

August 6, 2011 6:34 pm | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Should the process be scrapped? Vote here, and tell us what you think.

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IMD Companies Announces Acquisition of Nutraceutical Company

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

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 4, 2011 /- In keeping with the company's previously announced plan to expand into the growing health and nutrition supplements, IMD Companies announces that, in a part cash part stock related party transaction, it has completed the acquisition of Botanical Sciences, Inc,...

Lightwave Logic Addresses the Bio-Medical Diagnostic Market through an Agreement with FiberLogix International Ltd.

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

NEWARK, Del., Aug. 4, 2011 /- Lightwave Logic, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LWLG ), a technology company focused on the development of a Next Generation Non Linear Optical Polymer Materials Platform for applications in high speed fiber-optic data communications and optical computing,...

Genomic Health to Present at the Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference

August 4, 2011 6:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 4, 2011 /- Genomic Health , Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX ) today announced that Dean Schorno, Genomic Health's Chief Financial Officer, will present at the 31st Annual Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference in Boston on Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time...

MIT Team Unveils Optical Coherence Technology-Based Endoscope

August 3, 2011 12:38 pm | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Optical Coherence Technology (OCT), a favored tool of eye specialists for nearly two decades, may soon be coming to an esophagus or colon near you.

Epilepsy Can't Hide From Seven-Tesla MRI

August 3, 2011 12:38 pm | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with 7-Tesla ultrahigh-field-strength technology captures scar tissue and other abnormalities of patients with epilepsy, according to a study published online in the journal Radiology.

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Cardinal Health Board of Directors Approves Cash Dividend, Elects David P. King as Director

August 3, 2011 12:38 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DUBLIN, Ohio, Aug. 3, 2011 /- Cardinal Health today announced its board of directors has approved a cash dividend of $0.215 per share and that David P. King will join the company's board of directors. At its meeting today, the board approved a quarterly dividend to $0.215 per share,...

Vermillion Appoints Distribution Partner for OVA1® in Israel and the Palestine Territories

August 3, 2011 8:43 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 3, 2011 /- Vermillion, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRML ), a molecular diagnostics company, today announced entry into a definitive agreement with Pronto Diagnostics Ltd. as its exclusive distributor of OVA1 in Israel and the Palestinian territories. Pronto Diagnostics offers a...

PositiveID Corporation Receives an Additional Key Patent for Fieldable Biological Detection

August 2, 2011 1:42 pm | by PositiveID | News | Comments

PositiveID Corporation Receives an Additional Key Patent for Fieldable Biological Detection

Intelligent Medical Devices, Inc. (IMDx) Introduces a CE-Marked Automated Assay for the Detection of C. difficile Including Hypervirulent Strains

August 1, 2011 12:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 1, 2011 /- Intelligent Medical Devices, Inc. (IMDx) today announced it has received CE-Mark for a high-throughput automated assay for the detection of C. difficile , including the A-B+ 1470 variant, as well as the NAP1 strain. The IMDx™ C. difficile assay for...

New Arrivals of Special Thermometers for Babies & Elderly

August 1, 2011 12:35 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/--In recent years, both people's need to be healthy and expense in health care keep increasing, while the improvement of their self-awareness and increase of economic conditions promotes the demand for healthcare products. Shenzhen Wuzhou...

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Breast Cancer Screening Recs: A Review of Recent Articles and Position Statements

August 1, 2011 5:38 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

The newest recommendations issued by the USPSTF resulted in confusion for both physicians and patients. Many experts in the field of breast imaging have come out both in support of and in opposition to the new recommendations.

PositiveID Corporation's iglucose Mobile Health Solution for Diabetes Management to be Featured at American Association of Diabetes Educators 2011 Annual Meeting & Exhibition

August 1, 2011 5:38 am | by PositiveID | News | Comments

PositiveID Corporation's iglucose Mobile Health Solution for Diabetes Management to be Featured at American Association of Diabetes Educators 2011 Annual Meeting & Exhibition

IOM Recommends Scrapping FDA Device Approval Process

August 1, 2011 1:42 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

In an unexpected move, the IOM called for an end to the 510(k) clearance process that has been under revision for the past year and proposed that Congress enact legislation for a new regulatory system after the FDA determines how to create one. The 510(k) process is the current pathway...

Caliper Life Sciences to Present at the Leerink Swann Life Science Tools & Diagnostics Roundtable

July 29, 2011 6:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HOPKINTON, Mass., July 29, 2011 /- Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: CALP ) today announced that its presentation at the Leerink Swann Life Science Tools & Diagnostics Roundtable, will be webcast on August 3, at  3:00 p.m. EDT.  Kevin Hrusovsky, President and CEO of...

Evergreen Hospital Launches Revolutionary Breast Cancer Detection and Diagnostic Imaging Technology

July 28, 2011 12:39 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 28, 2011 /- Evergreen Hospital today announced that revolutionary three-dimensional mammography imaging technology, known as tomosynthesis, is now available for patient appointments at the Evergreen Breast Center, which is the only comprehensive breast center in the...

Scientists Developing New Therapy for HER2-Positive Breast Cancer

July 27, 2011 6:36 am | by AACR | News | Comments

Tweet   • Uses HER2 as a target to selectively deliver toxins to cancer cells. • Designed to overcome issues of resistance with Herceptin. PHILADELPHIA - Patients with HER2-positive breast cancer may have an alternative therapy when they develop resistance to trastuzumab, also known...

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.

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