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MD+DI, MPMN, and OrthoTec Announce Virtual Event Dedicated to Cutting-Edge Trends in Implantable Medical Devices

December 15, 2010 10:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15, 2010 /- UBM Canon's Medical Device Media Group today announced its leading brands, MD+DI ( Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry ) magazine, MPMN ( Medical Product Manufacturing News ), and OrthoTec, will host a virtual event focusing on progressive trends in the...

ERT Facilitates Global Growth with Appointment of Klaus Besier to Board of Directors

December 14, 2010 6:38 am | by RealWire | News | Comments

Industry Expert Brings Significant Record of Executive Leadership in Sales, Marketing and Global Business Development to Growing CompanyPHILADELPHIA, PA 14 December 2010 ERT, a global provider of technology and services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries,...

Cell Biosciences Announces US Patent Issuance

December 14, 2010 6:38 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 14, 2010 /- Cell Biosciences, Inc. today announced the issuance of Patent No. 7,846,676 for "Methods and Devices for Analyte Detection" by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The patent represents a key element of intellectual property related to...

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Advanced Radiology Introduces Baltimore's First 1.2T High Field Open MRI

December 14, 2010 6:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BALTIMORE, Dec. 14, 2010 /- Patients and doctors no longer have to sacrifice image quality when using an Open MRI, now that Advanced Radiology has introduced Baltimore area's first 1.2 Tesla High Field Open MRI.  The new high-strength, boreless magnet is a major advancement for...

Aethlon Medical Announces Presentation at U.S. Department of Health and Human Services BARDA Industry Day

December 14, 2010 6:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 14, 2010 /- Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: AEMD ), the pioneer in developing therapeutic filtration devices to address infectious disease and cancer, announced today that it has accepted an invitation to present at the U.S. Department of Health and Human...

Study Shows BSGI/MBI Contributes Significantly to Patient Management with Its Ability to Detect Breast Cancer in Difficult to Diagnose Patients

December 14, 2010 6:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 14, 2010 /- Dr. Barbara Ward and others of Weinstein Imaging determined that Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging/Molecular Breast Imaging (BSGI/MBI) provides additional information when conventional imaging is indeterminate and greater confidence is required to improve...

Accountable care organizations could dramatically affect radiology practice

December 13, 2010 1:33 pm | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

Decision support, employment models, new teams could remake incentives that today drive radiology ordering.

Generex Announces Publication of New Positive Generex Oral-lynâ„¢ Data in Peer-Reviewed Journal

December 13, 2010 4:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WORCESTER, Mass., Dec. 13, 2010 /- Generex Biotechnology Corporation ( www.generex.com ) (OTC Bulletin Board: GNBT ) announced today that the peer-reviewed scientific journal Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism has published new positive data in respect of Generex Oral-lyn™, the...

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Bovine Virus Test Kit Aims to Help Cattle Industry

December 12, 2010 11:33 pm | by San Diego Business Journal | News | Comments

If current sales efforts go as planned, Life Technologies Corp.'s new detection kit for a bovine virus could potentially be a cash cow for the Carlsbad-based company, which manufactures biotech tools for customers across a wide spectrum of industries.

Hospital Performs Area's First Robotic Surgeries on Oral Cancers(2)

December 12, 2010 11:33 pm | by San Diego Business Journal | News | Comments

The first transoral robotic surgeries in San Diego have been performed at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center and all three patients who underwent those procedures are recovering well, said the surgeon who is leading up the effort to help patients beat early-stage oral cancer.

Cancer Treatment Centers' Oncology Information System Options Expand with New MOSAIQ Connectivity

December 9, 2010 5:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ATLANTA, Dec. 9, 2010 /- Customers using Elekta's MOSAIQ® oncology information system (OIS) experience success with seamless integration to Varian's TrueBeam ™ system for radiation therapy delivery. The MOSAIQ interface to this linear accelerator is the most recent example of...

Reportlinker Adds Prostate Cancer - Japan Drug Forecasts and Treatment Analysis to 2020

December 8, 2010 8:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, Dec. 8, 2010 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Prostate Cancer - Japan Drug Forecasts and Treatment Analysis to 2020...

Reportlinker Adds Prostate Cancer - Spain Drug Forecasts and Treatment Analysis to 2020

December 8, 2010 8:31 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK, Dec. 8, 2010 /- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Prostate Cancer - Spain Drug Forecasts and Treatment Analysis to 2020...

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New test shows promise for accurate early diagnosis of Turner syndrome

December 8, 2010 3:33 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(The Endocrine Society) A recent study accepted for publication in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism has demonstrated a novel and accurate test for early diagnosis of Turner syndrome. Turner syndrome affects one in 1,500 to 2,000 female live births and...

Coast Career Institute's Expedited Training Program for Diagnostic Medical Sonography Helps Students Land the Highly Specialized Jobs They Seek

December 7, 2010 5:33 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7, 2010 /- Despite unemployment levels being at their highest point in decades, specialized fields in medicine and the IT world are experiencing a shortage of trained and qualified workers.  Vocational schools that offer fast tracked learning programs for these job...

Boston Scientific Welcomes Publication of Analysis of Patients Monitored by the LATITUDE® Patient Management System

December 7, 2010 4:33 am | by Boston Scientific | News | Comments

Patients experienced a 50 percent relative reduction in risk of death compared to in-clinic follow-up

Boston Scientific Welcomes Publication of Analysis of Patients Monitored by the LATITUDE® Patient Management System

December 7, 2010 4:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NATICK, Mass., Dec. 7, 2010 /- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today welcomed the publication of an analysis from its ALTITUDE® Clinical Science program in the current issue of Circulation that showed patients followed by the LATITUDE® Patient Management system...

InfraReDx Announces Publication of a Case Report in Circulation Highlighting Novel Clinical Finding with LipiScanâ„¢ Coronary Imaging System

December 7, 2010 4:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 7, 2010 /- InfraReDx, Inc. , a medical device company developing intelligent cardiovascular diagnostic imaging technologies, today announced the publication of a case report in Circulation describing the association of stent thrombosis with lipid core plaque as...

New UCLA study raises questions about genetic testing of newborns

December 6, 2010 10:34 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Sociological Association) Mandatory genetic screening of newborns for rare diseases is creating unexpected upheaval for families whose infants test positive for risk factors but show no immediate signs of the diseases, a new UCLA study warns.

Influenza virus strains show increasing drug resistance and ability to spread

December 6, 2010 10:34 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Infectious Diseases Society of America) Two new studies raise public health concerns about increasing antiviral resistance among certain influenza viruses, their ability to spread, and a lack of alternative antiviral treatment options. The findings are published in the Jan. 1 issue of...

China Medical Technologies Announces its Subsidiaries, GP Medical and Beijing Yuande, Ranked 12th and 415th, respectively, in Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific 2010 Pr...

December 5, 2010 10:33 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BEIJING, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Medical Technologies, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: CMED ), a leading China-based advanced in-vitro diagnostic ("IVD") company, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Beijing GP Medical Technologies Co., Ltd. ("GP...

AACR Applauds Cancer Objectives in Healthy People 2020, Underscores Importance of Federal Funding for Research

December 3, 2010 7:36 am | by AACR | News | Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The American Association for Cancer Research commends the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on the establishment of science-based, 10-year objectives to reduce the incidence of cancer, which was included as part of the Healthy People 2020 initiative...

Device Helps Paralyzed Rats Walk Again

December 2, 2010 8:33 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Electronic "bridge" could one day assist paralysis patients.

Patients with invasive lobular carcinoma should get MRI screening, study finds(2)

December 2, 2010 4:34 pm | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

A study presented Wednesday at the RSNA meeting adds further evidence to the recommendation women with newly diagnosed invasive lobular carcinoma should have their contralateral breast screened with MRI. Most women aren't routinely screened in the contralateral breast because whether to...

For cutting CT dose, start with the scout scan

December 2, 2010 7:35 am | by Diagnostic Imaging | News | Comments

CT scout or scanogram images make up only about 4% of the typical chest/abdominal scan radiation dose, but are an easy target for dose reductions, according to a study presented Wednesday. Further, as technology changes and protocol updates reduce overall dose rates, scout images will...

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