Devices and Research Industry News from Send2Press Newswire
News Index for Sunday, April 26, 2015
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Thu, 09 Apr 2015, 13:57:25 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., April 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A recent voluntary recall of Zimmer Persona Knee Trabecular Metal Tibial Plates, which the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) subsequently categorized as a Class II recall, has led Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., to begin accepting cases involving Zimmer Persona Knee replacement injuries, the law firm today announced.
Mon, 06 Apr 2015, 15:52:06 EDT
SUGAR LAND, Texas, April 6, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeDan Surgical Innovations (TSI) announced the release of the Phantom AL Retractor System used to facilitate minimally invasive exposure and retraction of the anterior lumbar spine. The Phantom AL Retractor System provides superior visualization with minimal tissue trauma during MIS ALIF procedures.
Tue, 31 Mar 2015, 15:32:42 EDT
NORTHVILLE, Mich., March 31, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For the third year in a row, Medical Care Alert has earned the coveted Angie's List Super Service Award, reflecting another exemplary year of service provided to members of the consumer review site in 2014.
Precession Advances Medical Imaging by Delivering a Complete Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Platform in a Web Browser
Tue, 03 Mar 2015, 07:00:01 EDT
DURHAM, N.C., March 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HeartIT is pleased to officially announce the release of Precession(TM), the first Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Solution in the market which allows Viewing, Analysis, and Reporting all within a standard web browser. Precession(TM) combines zero footprint web technology along with communication and distribution features unmatched in the industry. This provides CMR professionals with a single solution capable of managing all the critical functions of a successful CMR program.
Fri, 20 Feb 2015, 05:00:03 EDT
SYDNEY, Australia, Feb. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Saluda Medical has today announced that it has received $10 million in Series B financing bringing a breakthrough treatment for chronic pain one step closer to reality.
EQ2 LLC Successfully Completes Interconnectivity Testing, Proving its Hospital Software can 'Talk' with New Smart Medical Instruments
Fri, 30 Jan 2015, 14:33:07 EDT
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt., Jan. 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EQ2 LLC, a leading supplier of hospital CMMS (Computerized Maintenance and Management System) software, announced that its HEMS software successfully completed five days of real-time integration and interoperability testing at the IHE (Integrating The Healthcare Enterprise) Connectathon in Cleveland.
Mon, 19 Jan 2015, 14:20:45 EDT
SUGAR LAND, Texas, Jan. 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeDan Surgical Innovations (TSI) today announced the release of the Small Incision Retractor System(TM), or SIS Retractor(TM), for use when a standard sternotomy is required. An official launch will be held later this week at the STS meeting in San Diego.
The FootMate System Receives Endorsement from The American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine
Tue, 06 Jan 2015, 07:00:02 EDT
COMMERCE, Calif., Jan. 6, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The FootMate(R) System by Gordon Brush has acquired a powerful partner. The American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine ('ACFAOM') has endorsed the FootMate(R) System.
Mon, 17 Nov 2014, 08:00:00 EDT
PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, devices and therapies, announced today that it has received CE mark approval for the recently FDA cleared Comfortear(R) Lacrisolve(TM) Absorbable Punctum Plug. CE mark approval is recognized and associated with safety and performance in multiple countries.
Mon, 03 Nov 2014, 17:03:17 EDT
HACKENSACK, N.J., Nov. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On November 3, 2014, a global settlement program involving Stryker's Rejuvenate and ABGII modular hip implants was executed before and announced by Superior Court Judge Brian R. Martinotti in Bergen County, New Jersey. The settlement was finalized after four months of negotiations before retired United States Magistrate Judge Diane Welsh of JAMS in Philadelphia.
Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 09:00:03 EDT
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, devices and therapies, announces that it will be formally launching its corporate citizenship initiative coined, Paragon Gives. On Sunday October 19, 2014, Paragon BioTeck, will kick off its newly branded corporate social responsibility initiative at the annual American Academy of Ophthalmology conference in Chicago, Ill.
Thu, 09 Oct 2014, 14:47:23 EDT
LONDON, U.K., Oct. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Replikins Global Surveillance System's analysis of the Ebola virus show the highest ever peaks in Ebola Gene Replikin Counts in the years 2012 and 2013. Such genomic increases predicted the current worst ever Ebola outbreak. A recent sudden drop in the Replikin Counts may signal an early end to the current outbreak if adequate public health measures are implemented for containment of Ebola virus already in human hosts. (See Figure.)
Tue, 30 Sep 2014, 05:00:15 EDT
DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Heart Imaging Technologies LLC (HeartIT) today announced that Viztek LLC (Viztek), a leading provider of complete digital software and hardware imaging solutions, has licensed HeartIT's zero footprint patent portfolio. The licensed patents cover the use of zero footprint technologies to provide access to diagnostic-quality medical images in a standard Internet web browser.
Thu, 04 Sep 2014, 05:00:09 EDT
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Sept. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- By now, most people are familiar with the ALS ice bucket challenge that is sweeping the globe. But, what about the champagne challenge? This ALS fundraiser involves a partnership between the ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter and Tendil and Lombardi Champagne.
Tue, 12 Aug 2014, 04:00:58 EDT
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- eAgile Inc., a global leader in radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies, announced today that the U.S. Patent Office has granted a patent for the company's eSeal(TM) RFID-enabled packaging solution. The eSeal solution solves many of the underlying concerns surrounding the nearly one trillion containers consumed annually by the medical, cosmetics, food and beverage industries.
Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 13:57:07 EDT
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., July 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Larry Weisenthal, M.D., Ph.D., today announced new findings that unravel mysteries about the root cause of atherosclerosis - the narrowing of blood vessels that leads to heart attack and stroke. It is a big step toward developing drugs, possibly in the very near future, that prevent the most common forms of heart disease.
Wed, 25 Jun 2014, 15:04:47 EDT
PORTLAND, Ore., June 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, devices and therapies, announced today it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its Comfortear(R) Lacrisolve(TM) Absorbable Punctum Plug.
Tue, 25 Mar 2014, 18:06:14 EDT
DENVER, Colo., March 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leading Edge Veterinary Equipment, a supplier of new and exclusive veterinary medical equipment, is excited to announce the Edan DUS 60 VET Ultrasound from Leading Edge now has even better image resolution. With exclusive patented technology, software algorithms have been improved, dramatically enhancing image quality. Equally exciting is that this improvement is included for the same low price.
Tue, 04 Feb 2014, 07:01:25 EDT
DENVER, Colo., Feb. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Blackstone Holdings, LLC (Denver, Colo.) has acquired the veterinary division of ImageWorks Corporation/AFP (Elmsford, N.Y.). The new company will operate as ImageWorks Veterinary. Continuing the 'Made in the USA' tradition, all operations and manufacturing have been relocated to Colorado.
Mon, 16 Dec 2013, 16:17:23 EDT
DENVER, Colo., Dec. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leading Edge Veterinary Equipment, an international supplier of new and exclusive veterinary medical equipment, announce their agreement with Midwest Veterinary Supply as the newest authorized distributor of Leading Edge products. Midwest Veterinary Supply is one of the country's premier animal health companies, recently celebrating its 50th Anniversary.
Thu, 14 Nov 2013, 13:23:33 EDT
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Nov. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SignatureCLL today announced that the first laboratory test ever shown in a clinical trial to improve one year survival rates in cancer is now available to patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (also called CLL). The U.S. cancer physician who invented the test and the British scientist who used it to make discoveries in leukemia will offer the test under the trade name SignatuRx(TM) through their own, newly-formed laboratory company.
Heart Imaging Technologies Announces OsiriX Interface for its web-based, image management application, WebPAX
Tue, 15 Oct 2013, 06:00:34 EDT
DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero-footprint medical imaging workstation, announced today the release of the OsiriX interface for the WebPAX(R) image management system.
Leading Edge Veterinary Equipment Extends their Product Line into Anesthesia with the New Tec 3 Vaporizer
Wed, 25 Sep 2013, 13:48:52 EDT
DENVER, Colo., Sept. 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Known for their 'Does More, Costs Less' philosophy, Leading Edge just released a Tec 3 Vaporizer that doesn't disappoint. The Tec 3 Vaporizer extends Leading Edge's offerings into anesthetics and carries a 72 month warranty, longer than any other industry leader. The Tec 3 uses proven design principles to ensure output concentration is unaffected by flow rate, temperature differences, length of use, liquid level, or back pressure fluctuation within its clinical range.
Author and Cancer Advocate Joy Cruse to speak at III Forks Golf Classic Dinner to Benefit Childhood Cancer Research
Mon, 29 Apr 2013, 14:18:15 EDT
DALLAS, Texas, April 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Noted inspirational speaker and author Joy Cruse will speak at The III Forks Golf Classic and Auction Dinner benefiting TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation. The dinner will be held on May 5 at III Forks Restaurant in Dallas. TeamConnor provides funding for research projects across the United States in an effort to find a cure for childhood cancers.
DesignWise Medical and Cnicus LLC Awarded $25,000 Grant to Develop Pediatric Feeding Tube Locating Device
Tue, 08 Jan 2013, 14:37:11 EDT
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Jan. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pediatric non-profit, DesignWise Medical, Inc., in conjunction with Cnicus LLC (Chicago, Ill.) has been awarded a $25,000 grant by the Atlanta Pediatric Device Consortium to continue the development of a medical device used to confirm the correct placement of feeding tubes in infants and children.
Thu, 15 Nov 2012, 14:32:28 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dental equipment manufacturer Pelton & Crane will feature a new competitive dental operatory light display at the 88th Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM). The GNYDM, which takes place from November 23-28, is the largest healthcare and dental event in the United States.
Heart IT and Hendricks Regional Health Announce the Implementation of WebPAX(R) to Manage Cardiac Images
Wed, 05 Sep 2012, 03:59:02 EDT
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Sept. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero-footprint medical imaging workstation, has joined Hendricks Regional Health to announce the implementation of Heart IT's WebPAX(R) platform to help manage and distribute cardiac images.
Thu, 23 Aug 2012, 16:30:41 EDT
LAKEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Inspri, LLC, developer of seating systems and cushions for sciatic, low back and coccyx pain sufferers, has unveiled a new type of foam with the release of its second generation Sciata(R) Seating System. Generation II combines Inspri's proprietary memory-style Sciata(R) Foam with an enhanced version of Inspri's patented and proven Troff(TM) design in order to provide 'suffering sitters' with an option for relief beyond the traditional coccyx cushion.
Mon, 18 Jun 2012, 04:59:47 EDT
NEW WINDSOR, N.Y., June 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mary Davidian, M.D., of Highland Ophthalmology Associates, a leading eye surgeon in the Hudson Valley, announced today that she has been invited by 'AMERICAN HEALTH FRONT!' to present the latest developments in corneal eye wound treatment. Dr. Davidian will be discussing her experiences using a unique alternative to surgery for corneal wound repair and healing called ProKera(R).
Thu, 17 May 2012, 12:46:51 EDT
STURBRIDGE, Mass., May 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Remspec Corporation is pleased to announce that it has completed the technology transfer and an upgrade of the mid-IR optical fiber manufacturing process originally developed by Amorphous Materials Inc. of Garland, Texas. This means that in addition to meeting its own needs for high grade mid-IR fiber Remspec can now supply high quality low-cost fiber to meet the general needs of the optical device community.
Fri, 03 Feb 2012, 18:33:32 EDT
HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeDan Surgical Innovations, industry leader in surgical access instrumentation, announces the launch of the Phantom Series MIS Anterior Hip Retractor System. TeDan Surgical's revolutionary hip retractor utilizes a system of adjustable surgical arms with attachable retractors, enabling surgeons to perform the entire procedure without a fracture table or a surgical assistant.
Mon, 09 Jan 2012, 05:58:29 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. David Lewis, internationally known whistleblower and respected expert on institutional fraud, released a report today calling for a formal investigation into the practices of the British Medical Journal (BMJ), and specifically into the actions of its editor, Dr. Fiona Godlee, and Brian Deer, a reporter she hired to write a series of articles which appeared in the journal beginning on January 4, 2011.
Mon, 12 Dec 2011, 15:13:12 EDT
BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 12, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- M3 congratulates David Grant PhD and his team at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research for their landmark November 2011 study outlining California's unmet Mental Health needs. Consistent with an earlier nationwide survey, this new study found that only half of Californians with mental illness receive treatment, while just one in four receives adequate treatment.
Reaction Biology Corporation Unveils Largest Kinase Profiling Data Set in Nature Biotechnology Publication
Mon, 31 Oct 2011, 03:57:54 EDT
MALVERN, Pa., Oct. 31, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Reaction Biology Corporation ('RBC') today announced the publication in Nature Biotechnology, of the largest kinase profiling data set in the public domain, disclosing previously unknown kinase inhibition relationships. The data set was compiled from over 100,000 independent activity assays performed with RBC's proprietary HotSpot(SM) technology.
RoweBots Transforms Medical Equipment Design - Unison Ultra Tiny Linux Supports Xilinx FPGA Microblaze Softcore
Tue, 04 Oct 2011, 20:47:39 EDT
WATERLOO, Canada, Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RoweBots Inc., the leading supplier of tiny embedded Linux-compatible real-time operating systems (RTOS) products, today announced that the Unison(TM) Operating System (OS) is a core component in a variety of medical equipment. The Unison OS controls operating room equipment, intelligent eyewear and other advanced medical devices for the home, physician's offices and hospitals.
Thu, 15 Sep 2011, 19:08:07 EDT
HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeDan Surgical Innovations is proud to announce the launch of its redesigned website. The new website provides detailed product information on all of TeDan's surgical retractors and corresponding instrumentation. Site visitors can access over 2,000 TeDan product pages using new navigational tools at tedansurgical.com.
Wed, 22 Jun 2011, 19:36:38 EDT
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DesignWise Medical, a nonprofit pediatric medical device organization and recent runner-up in the Mosaic Social Entrepreneurs Cup competition, announced today that it has added four new members to its board of directors. With the addition of Gwenyth Fischer MD, James Davenport, Al Emola and Phil Kading, the DesignWise Medical board has grown to nine members, joining current board members Jodi Raus, Jim Hartman, Ann Johnson, Tom McGoldrick and Brad Slaker.
Wed, 12 Jan 2011, 00:29:31 EDT
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DesignWise Medical, a growing nonprofit pediatric medical device organization, announced today that it has added three new members to its board. With the addition of Tom McGoldrick, Ann Johnson and Jim Hartman, the DesignWise Medical Board of Directors has grown to six members, joining current board members, Jodi Raus, Alec Johnson and Brad Slaker.
Thu, 28 Oct 2010, 13:10:52 EDT
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HoverTech International Inc., the leading manufacturer of lateral patient air transfer systems today announced the introduction of their new Model HTAIR 1200 Air Supply to be used in conjunction with the HoverMatt Air Transfer System for safe patient handling.
Tue, 19 Oct 2010, 06:59:48 EDT
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Estill Medical Technologies, Inc., the creator of the Thermal Angel Blood and IV Fluid Infusion Warmer, announced this week its plans to distribute its fluid warming product line through Progressive Medical International (PMI).
Mon, 18 Oct 2010, 15:52:30 EDT
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DesignWise Medical, a nonprofit pediatric device organization, announced today that it has applied for its first patent with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Formal application was prepared in cooperation with the William Mitchell School of Law Intellectual Property Clinic.
Thermal Angel Blood Warmer Company Recruits Former Air Force Surgeon General to Sit on Medical Advisory Board
Wed, 13 Oct 2010, 06:59:58 EDT
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Estill Medical Technologies, Inc., the creator of the Thermal Angel Blood Warmer, announced this week that Paul K. Carlton, Jr., M.D., Lt. General, USAF (Ret) has joined its advisory board. The Thermal Angel Blood and IV Fluid Infusion Warmer is a patented medical device that is being used by U.S. hospitals and military and emergency responders around the globe.
Business and Decision North America Announces The Successful Go-Live of Microsoft Dynamics AX at DeVilbiss Healthcare, A Global Medical Device Company
Thu, 09 Sep 2010, 13:04:30 EDT
WAYNE, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DeVilbiss Healthcare, world leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of medical products for the respiratory needs of patients in institutional and homecare settings, has selected Business and Decision, International Consultant and Systems Integrator, following a thorough selection process, to ensure the successful implementation of its Microsoft Dynamics AX solution.
MMDI Named Among 'Top 50 Companies to Watch' in the Medical Device Industry by Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry Magazine (MD+DI)
Mon, 28 Jun 2010, 16:57:06 EDT
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Minnesota Medical Development, Inc. (MMDI) today announced that it has been named as one of the 'Top 50 Companies to Watch' in the medical device industry by Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry (MD+DI) magazine. MMDI was chosen because of its ability to achieve success and also for its ability to manufacture products that have the potential to revolutionize care practices.
Tumor-targeted Rexin-G Prolongs Survival in Gemcitabine-resistant Metastatic Pancreas Cancer in Advanced Phase I and II Studies (ASCO 2010)
Mon, 24 May 2010, 18:44:14 EDT
SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announces the results of the clinical study entitled 'Phase I and II Studies of Intravenous Rexin-G as Monotherapy for Gemcitabine-resistant Metastatic Pancreas Cancer' at the ASCO Annual Meeting on June 6, 2010. The presentation will be discussed by Dr. Howard W. Bruckner, Bruckner Oncology, New York, NY.
Thu, 11 Mar 2010, 17:53:47 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CoreObjects is proud to announce the achievement of the Project Management Institute's (PMI) 'Excellence Award' for their role in helping launch a product that enhances the quality of life for patients suffering from diabetes. CoreObjects and their customer Piramal Healthcare shared PMI's 'Project Management Excellence Award' for their management of the concept and development of the HbA1c Blood Sugar Analysis device, designed for diabetes patients.
Compelling Clinical Data Proves VitalStim Therapy Offers Relief from Dysphagia and Swallowing Difficulty
Wed, 03 Mar 2010, 12:18:51 EDT
SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VitalStim(R) Therapy is a patented-therapy process and equipment system developed specifically to treat dysphagia and patients with difficulty swallowing. And, it's safe and effective. Developed by Marcy L. Freed, MA, CCC-SLP, in response to reports that approximately 15 million Americans live with dysphagia, VitalStim Therapy is a non-invasive, external electrical stimulation therapy cleared to market, in December 2002, by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Wed, 10 Feb 2010, 20:02:01 EDT
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cell>Point announced today that M. Donald Blaufox, M.D., Ph.D, will be coordinating principal investigator for its Phase 2/3 clinical trial of 99mTc-EC-G for cancer diagnostic imaging. The trial is currently underway. 99mTc-EC-G is the company's cancer diagnostic imaging agent, an acronym for 99mTechnetium-EthylenediCysteine-Glucosamine.
Mon, 29 Jun 2009, 08:00:45 EDT
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Minnesota Medical Development, Inc. (MMDI) today announced that it has been awarded an agreement under Novation's 'New Medical Technology' program to supply its Rebound HRD and Rebound HRD V (hernia repair devices) to their alliance members, which includes: acute hospitals and systems, academic medical centers and ambulatory care facilities. The Rebound HRD® and HRD V are intended to assist in the repair and/or reinforcement of hernia or other soft tissue defects where weakness exists.
Wed, 29 Apr 2009, 11:42:28 EDT
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., April 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Minnesota Medical Development, Inc. (MMDI) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance to its new Rebound HRD V (Hernia Repair Device). The Rebound HRD V is intended to assist in the repair and/or reinforcement of hernia or other soft tissue defects where weakness exists and where the support of a nonabsorbable material is preferred.
Mon, 27 Apr 2009, 19:33:58 EDT
AURORA, Colo., April 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A Colorado company has created a disposable medical device that can - in 15 minutes - detect the presence of disease in a single drop of body fluid. 'We have developed a device that can address major pandemics, like the swine flu one that's threatening to emerge,' said Beacon Biotechnology CEO, Fred Mitchell. 'It could be used at airports, border crossings and at makeshift clinics designed to quarantine people infected with the disease.'
Mon, 27 Apr 2009, 06:59:12 EDT
DALLAS, Texas, April 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Estill Medical Technologies, Inc., the industry leader in portable blood and IV fluid warming therapy, announces the expansion of its Thermal Angel sales and marketing efforts. The Thermal Angel reduces the chance of mortality by quickly controlling core body temperature and infection risk.
Wed, 19 Nov 2008, 10:51:10 EDT
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Nov. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Minnesota Medical Development, Inc. (MMDI) today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a Notice of Allowance for the company's BetaWire(TM) guidewire technology. The BetaWire(TM) is a super-torque interventional guidewire manufactured from a Beta Titanium alloy. Guidewires are thin, flexible wires that are used to facilitate the placement of balloon catheters and other diagnostic and therapeutic devices.
Tue, 18 Nov 2008, 12:55:34 EDT
MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Expand-A-Lung(TM) Breathing Resistance Exerciser from Expand-A-Lung, Inc. was selected the #1 choice of the L.A. Times for breathing fitness training. Jorge Brouwer, inventor of the most compact (4-inches) breathing exerciser, manufactures and markets the easy to use Expand-A-Lung.
MMDI's Rebound HRD(R) Receives Separate Reimbursement Procedure Coding for Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Tue, 12 Aug 2008, 13:18:45 EDT
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Minnesota Medical Development, Inc. (MMDI) today announced that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have agreed to create seven new ICD-9-CM reimbursement procedure codes for its new Rebound HRD (Hernia Repair Device). The new coding will become effective October 1, 2008. The Rebound HRD was recently FDA 510(k) cleared and is intended to assist in the repair and/or reinforcement of hernia or other soft tissue defects.
Expand-A-Lung(TM) Breathing Resistance Exerciser Selected as Top Choice for Respiratory Fitness Training by the L.A. Times
Mon, 16 Jun 2008, 23:45:30 EDT
MIAMI, Fla., June 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Have you exercised your lungs today? The Expand-A-Lung(TM) Breathing Resistance Exerciser has been selected as the top choice for respiratory fitness training by the L.A. Times. Jorge Brouwer, inventor of the most compact (4-inches) breathing exerciser, manufactures and markets the easy to use Expand-A-Lung.
Fri, 07 Sep 2007, 17:00:00 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Sept. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California Kidney Cancer Foundation Executive Director, Dr. David Minor will present a review of treatments for metastatic kidney cancer as presented at the most recent American Society of Clinical Oncology Conference. The presentation will be from 3 to 5 PM on September 15, 2007 at California Pacific Medical Center, 2333 Buchanan Street, San Francisco, Calif.
Tue, 21 Aug 2007, 15:46:00 EDT
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Aug. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Minnesota Medical Development, Inc. (MMDI) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance to its new Rebound HRD(TM) (Hernia Repair Device). The Rebound HRD is intended to assist in the repair and/or reinforcement of hernia or other soft tissue defects where weakness exists and where the support of a nonabsorbable material is preferred.
Fri, 15 Jun 2007, 14:24:00 EDT
CORNELIUS, N.C. - June 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Communication is the foundation for an incredible life at work, with friends, and especially at home. That's why so many baby boomers are turning to HearPod 32X to power up their hearing. Baby boomers have a reputation for expecting the best and many will not settle for less. However, cost can sometimes interfere when purchasing a quality hearing aid.
Fri, 08 Jun 2007, 15:52:00 EDT
LONDON, UK - June 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Crescent Diagnostics Ltd ('Crescent'), today announced the publication of a recent study demonstrating the potential of the Bone Quality Test, BQT(TM) to diagnose osteoporosis. More women at risk can be screened with an accurate, simple to use test which does not require a hospital visit.
Tue, 05 Jun 2007, 22:54:00 EDT
PASADENA, Calif. - June 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Osmetech plc (AIM; LSE: OMH) today announced that it has been granted a non-exclusive worldwide diagnostics license from Swiss-based F. Hoffman LaRoche Ltd and its US affiliate Roche Molecular Systems Inc. (collectively 'Roche') to use Hot Start(R) polymerase technology in Osmetech nucleic acid diagnostic assays.
Mon, 30 Apr 2007, 15:44:00 EDT
BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. - Apr. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alma Lasers a global leader in laser, light-based, and radio frequency (RF) technologies used in aesthetic medicine announced today that it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the Accent(TM) Dual Mode RF System in the United States.
Tue, 03 Apr 2007, 17:15:00 EDT
BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. - Apr. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alma Lasers announced earlier today that it has resolved an ongoing patent litigation with Palomar Medical Technologies that involves certain U.S. hair removal patents. Palomar has an exclusive license for these patents, owned by the General Hospital Corporation in Boston, Massachusetts.
Mon, 02 Apr 2007, 20:00:00 EDT
CORNELIUS, N.C. - Apr. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to HearPod Hearing Aids millions of Americans who suffer from hearing loss and could benefit from hearing aids don't wear them. High cost is often cited as the reason. A National Council on the Aging survey showed that 55 percent of surveyed seniors not using hearing aids find cost to be a barrier.
Fri, 09 Mar 2007, 20:30:00 EDT
CAESAREA, Israel - Mar. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alma Lasers Ltd. announced today the launch of a new era in laser hair removal with the launch of the Soprano XL system. Answering a long felt market need for comfortable hair removal, the Soprano XL uses unique technology to provide a viable solution.
Thu, 01 Mar 2007, 12:00:00 EDT
CORNELIUS, N.C. - Mar. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HearPod Hearing Aids president Randy Wohlers, BC-HIS, announced today the introduction of a new line of 32-channel hearing aids. Each of the new products matches the company's current line of aids manufactured with four channels.
Enviromax Introduces a Stimulating Breakthrough in Prostate Massage and Traditional Therapy Alternative
Tue, 19 Dec 2006, 16:38:00 EDT
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Prostate Cradle External Massager, developed by Enviromax, based in Eagle River, Alaska, has been selling on the Internet since last March and the company is struggling to keep up with orders. 'I developed the Prostate Cradle out of necessity to help successfully deal with my enlarged prostate," Adam McVay, of Enviromax, said. "The response has been overwhelmingly positive.'
Risk for Egg Donors Greatly Reduced Through Medical Protocol Developed by Las Vegas Infertility Specialist
Thu, 30 Nov 2006, 14:57:00 EDT
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Nov. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A specialized protocol for ovarian stimulation that can essentially eliminate the risks of Severe Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS) in egg donors and IVF patients is currently in use at a Las Vegas infertility practice.
Las Vegas Infertility Specialist Reports Improved Pregnancy Rates for In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Using 4-Dimensional, Ultrasound-Guided Embryo Transfer
Fri, 03 Nov 2006, 14:54:00 EDT
NEW ORLEANS, La. - Nov. 3, 2006 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An advance in uterine visualization during embryo transfer was reported to improve pregnancy rates for patients undergoing In Vitro Fertilization. The preliminary findings of an ongoing study were reported today at the 62nd annual meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Jeffrey D. Fisch, of the Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine(SM), Las Vegas, NV (SIRM(tm)-Las Vegas) presented data evaluating the use of 4D ultrasound-guidance during embryo transfer.
Wed, 01 Nov 2006, 01:00:00 EDT
CORNELIUS, N.C. - Nov. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HearPod Hearing Aids president Randy Wohlers, BC-HIS, announced today the introduction of the HearPod Micro, which is one of the smallest completely in the canal (CIC) hearing aids on the market and designed to be used for open fittings. Open fitting means the hearing aid allows venting for equalization of pressure inside the ear canal.
A Step Ahead of Resistance; Virco introduces an Improved Rapid Methodology to Establish New HIV-1 Resistance Profiles
Mon, 16 Oct 2006, 19:35:00 EDT
MECHELEN, Belgium - Oct. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Responding to the need to make timely evaluations and decisions when treating treatment experienced HIV patients, Virco, a leader in drug resistance testing recently introduced an improved virco(R)TYPE HIV-1 test that rapidly determines the complex phenotypic resistance profiles for darunavir, tipranavir and other antiretroviral (ARV) drugs.
HearPod, Inc. Leads the Way in Digital Hearing-Aid Technology and Comfortable Design at Affordable Prices
Wed, 02 Aug 2006, 23:00:00 EDT
CORNELIUS, NC - Aug. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HearPod hearing-aid solutions were developed by baby boomers for baby boomers to resolve mild to moderate and high-frequency hearing loss. A uniquely-designed silicone pillow has allowed the manufacturers of HearPod hearing aids to have an incredible edge for dispensing high-end digital hearing aids for hearing-loss treatment.
Wed, 05 Jul 2006, 16:04:00 EDT
SAN MARINO, CA and MANILA, Philippines - July 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies today announced the opening of a Vaccine-assisted Phase I/II clinical trial for metastatic breast cancer that is refractory to conventional chemotherapy. The innovative protocol introduces Reximmune-C(TM), the second in a series of targeted biologic therapies designed to seek out, accumulate in, and destroy metastatic tumor nodules, while sparing normal cells and tissues.
Mon, 13 Mar 2006, 21:06:00 EDT
MALVERN, PA - Mar. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Reaction Biology Corporation ('RBC') today announced that it has been awarded an R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health to accelerate development of its new DiscoveryDot(TM) High Throughput Screening technology for drug discovery. The NIH grant is part of the Screening Roadmap, designed to produce innovative chemical tools for use in biological research and drug development. Out of 8 recipients of grants pursuant to the original RFA, Reaction Biology is the only private corporation to be so awarded.
Clinical Study Confirms Safety and Efficacy of Novel Germicidal Device to Help Prevent Hospital-Acquired Infections
Wed, 22 Feb 2006, 19:35:00 EDT
BOSTON, MA - Feb. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Catheter site infections are among the most common and serious hospital-acquired infections. UVSolutions announces that data from a recently completed clinical study confirms its patented catheter site disinfection system (also patented for wound care) is safe and efficacious on the most sensitive skin.
Mon, 17 Oct 2005, 16:29:00 EDT
HOUSTON, TX - Oct. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Already widely distributed in Canada, Australia, and Europe, JOE Product Promotions has announced that a portable and disposable peeing device for women, called the P-mate, is set to make its debut in the United States.
One Last Chance for Pregnancy: A Review of 2,705 In Vitro Fertilization Cycles Initiated in Women Age 40 Years and Above
Wed, 31 Aug 2005, 16:56:00 EDT
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. - August 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Karande and Associates today announces the recently published article by Sigal Klipstein, MD in Fertility and Sterility entitled: 'One last chance for pregnancy: a review of 2,705 in vitro fertilization cycles initiated in women age 40 years and above.' This investigation is the largest and most detailed ever published to look at fertility success rates within this population.
Thu, 28 Jul 2005, 19:23:00 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - July 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A recent breakthrough in the field of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), being offered in Southern California exclusively at the Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM-Los Angeles), may dramatically increase the odds of a woman getting pregnant through IVF, while at the same time reducing the likelihood of multiple births.
Fri, 22 Jul 2005, 14:12:00 EDT
BEDMINSTER, NJ - July 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine (SIRM-New Jersey) in Bedminster has implemented a new genetic test that may dramatically increase the odds of a woman getting pregnant through In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), while at the same time reducing the likelihood of multiple births.
Fri, 13 May 2005, 10:26:00 EDT
BOCA RATON, Fla. - May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sleep Solvers, a division of Sleep Diagnostic Centers LLC, announces the grand opening of their Boca Raton sleep laboratory. They offer sleep diagnostic testing and treatment programs for patients suspected of, or suffering from one or more of the over 70 types of sleep related problems. Unlike the conventional, hospital or clinical-based sleep laboratory, Sleep Solvers' use of hotel-style diffuses the clinical appearance and feel of sleep diagnostic testing and treatment to create a comfortable and calming environment in order to alleviate the fear and anxiety of sleep testing and treatment.
Stratosphere and UV Solutions Partner to Create Product Disinfection Platform - Pacifier Market is Focus for First Products
Thu, 05 May 2005, 17:26:00 EDT
BOSTON, Mass.- May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stratosphere Partners LLC, a Knowledge Venturing(tm) company that specializes in building new platform businesses and UV Solutions LLC, a pioneer of UV flash disinfection technologies today announce that they have formed a partnership to build a UV disinfection platform and brand based on UV Solutions' patented technology.
Wed, 13 Apr 2005, 21:26:00 EDT
SALT LAKE CITY, UT -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Reports of a new study by Special Abilities, Inc. send an alarming message to parents of young infants and children. Pediatricians are not recognizing the symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) at an early age denying children benefits of early intervention and therapy. Autism is a complex neurological disorder characterized by profound delays in communication and social interaction and affects over 1.7 million individuals in the U.S.
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