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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.

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...

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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...

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

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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...

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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...

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