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News From Wednesday, May 19, 2010
11:45:06 PM New 52-Week Lows for Evergreen Solar, Suntech Power, and StemCells Inc.
WallStNation.com - Seattle,WA,USA

StemCells Inc (STEM) hit a new 52-week low of $1.01 and have lost 36% since last October. On May 4th the company reported a Q1 2010 loss of $6.1 million or ... [more]

11:25:53 PM AGA Medical to Present at the Citi Investment Research Global Health
MarketWatch - USA

MarketWatch (press release) .... Inc. (AGA Medical) (NASDAQ:AGAM) today announced that the company is scheduled to present at the 2010 Citi Investment Research Global Health [more]

10:41:10 PM Stryker Corp. clears up last two Food and Drug Administration warning
MLive.com - MI,USA

Michigan Business Review - MLive.com The Kalamazoo-based medical technology company said in a written statement that the FDA told the company "actions undertaken to address issues raised in two ... [more]

10:28:17 PM Manmade antibodies hold biomedical promise
Eureka! Science News - Quebec,QC,Canada

Though antibodies are of great value for biomedical research, the process of creating them has been time-consuming and tedious. Researchers at the Biodesign ... [more]

10:18:18 PM More Funding Needed For Tuberculosis Research
Tech Jackal

Tuberculosis is rarely mentioned in the international medical community and is often ignored when it comes to funding new research that would provide .... [more]

9:52:02 PM Hospira extends tender offer for Javelin
BusinessWeek - USA

Drug and medical device maker Hospira Inc. said Wednesday it has extended its $145 million tender offer for Javelin Pharmaceuticals Inc., citing unsatisfied ... [more]

9:25:15 PM FDA Considers Releasing Details On Rejected Drugs, Devices
Wall Street Journal - USA

An agency task force on transparency Wednesday recommended that the FDA release more information about medical products and foods, including when an ... [more]

9:24:19 PM Stem Cell Therapeutics Reveals Date For The Release Of Top-Line Results
RTT News - Williamsville,NY,USA

RTT News (RTTNews) - Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp. (SSS.V: News ) announced that it will be instructing its third party contract researchers to finalize the patient ... [more]

8:30:59 PM NMT Medical expands board, adds cardiologist
Boston Business Journal - MA, USA

Medical device maker NMT Medical Inc. has expanded its board to eight seats with the appointment of Paul H. Kramer, chairman of the cardiology department at ... [more]

8:04:18 PM Researchers Hope To 'Reprogram' Stem Cells With Human Heart Tissue
RedOrbit - Dallas,TX,USA

Spanish researchers have employed for the first time adult cells extracted from a human heart to turn stem cells from adipose tissue into cardiac myocytes. ... [more]

7:51:19 PM Dads get post-natal depression too: study

I believe it is entirely conceivable that they are, in fact, suffering and do, in fact, require medical treatment. The onus is upon the medical community to ... [more]

7:48:12 PM Health Highlights: May 19, 2010
BusinessWeek - USA

The FDA, which regulates drugs, foods and medical devices, has long kept its evaluations under wraps because its scientists handle proprietary information ... [more]

7:29:18 PM Final Program Announced for Symposium at Harvard Medical School on the ...
MarketWatch - USA

... Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Rockville, MD Bradford S. Powell, Bacteriology Division US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, ... [more]

6:57:38 PM Rejected Drugs May Be Disclosed by FDA for First Time
BusinessWeek - USA

.... a partner at Arcoda Capital and American Enterprise Institute fellow who served as the FDA's deputy commissioner for medical and scientific affairs from ... [more]

6:16:06 PM Cord Blood America to Use Voice Keywords from GoIP Global

Cord Blood America is aiming to be the most respected stem cell preservation company. GoIP Global Inc., provides flexibility in creating mobile marketing ... [more]

6:00:38 PM Report: Tuberculosis Is 'Neglected Sister' of Health Scourges
AOL News

(May 19) -- Tuberculosis remains a deadly disease that's getting inadequate attention from the international medical community, according to a major report ... [more]

5:51:07 PM Apnex releases early trial results
Bizjournals.com - Charlotte,NC,USA

Apnex Medical Inc., a venture-backed startup that's developed an implantable medical device for treating sleep apnea, has released early results from a key ... [more]

5:17:22 PM Specter's Defeat Ends a Career as Biomedical Booster
Science Now

by Jennifer Couzin-Frankel on May 19, 2010 10:52 AM | Permanent Link | 0 Comments Senator Arlen Specter (DPA), a champion of biomedical research funding, ... [more]

4:34:33 PM FDA warns St. Jude Medical on improper cardiac catheter promotion
Mass Device - USA

However, the system has only received FDA approval to be used in ablation, or destruction, of diseased heart tissue during surgery. ... [more]

4:34:00 PM SFH learns from Germany experience in clinical trial and stem cell therapy
7thSpace Interactive (press release) - New York,NY,USA

Being one of the institutions ahead in stem cell therapy, the REBIRTH runs research programmes which integrate excellent training with innovative ... [more]

4:08:08 PM Majority of Medical Oncologists and Ob-Gyns Disagree With New Mammogram ...
MarketWatch - USA

.... on Breast Cancer advising that women under the age of 50 should not get routine mammograms have resulted in fierce debate within the medical community. ... [more]

4:00:44 PM Dads get postpartum depression too
Washington Post - Washington,DC,USA

The rate is 14.1 percent Depression - Journal of the American Medical Association - Eastern Virginia Medical School - Health - Research. [more]

3:58:21 PM Vatican Endorsement Seals NBS's Status as the Major Play in Regenerative
MarketWatch - USA

MarketWatch (press release) The weight of the Vatican's political, financial and promotional backing of such technologies makes NBS the leading stem cell play. ... [more]

2:48:44 PM Ingen Captured the Show as Best Product Featured at Medtrade-Spring
MarketWatch - USA

MarketWatch (press release) YUCAIPA, Calif., May 19, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Ingen Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets:IGNT), a medical device manufacturer with an emerging new ... [more]

2:43:06 PM Enzo Biochem's Clinical Labs Unit Enters into Co-Marketing Program with
MarketWatch - USA

MarketWatch (press release) MMF is a leading provider of online information systems to the medical community. The initial trial period is for six months, after which the parties will ... [more]

2:40:57 PM Stryker: Another FDA Warning Letter Has Been Lifted
Wall Street Journal - USA

But the company's aim is to grow at above-market rates compared with the broader medical-technology sector, he said. [more]

2:09:32 PM Stem cell study may provide cancer clues
Cordis News - Brussels,Belgium

It was much more important to protect the stem cells from cell death than avoiding new mutations in their genome.' Ms Sotiropoulou and her colleagues found ... [more]

1:31:08 PM NeoStem Forms Joint Venture With Vatican Group; Shares Rise
Wall Street Journal - USA

Shares of the adult-stem-cell processing company, which also sells pharmaceuticals in China, jumped 10.76% to $3.50 in premarket trading. ... [more]

1:21:48 PM San Clemente start-up tests new cardiac device
OCRegister - Orange County,CA,USA

A San Clemente start-up published a study this month in the New England Journal of Medicine highlighting a new medical device that aims to change the way ... [more]

1:10:07 PM Nanoscale discovery brings 'lab on a chip' devices closer to reality
Daily News & Analysis - Mumbai,India

London: Making a breakthrough in "lab on a chip" technology, a University of Michigan biomedical engineering professor has discovered a new instance of such ... [more]

12:25:10 PM Deer Antlers Hold Clues To Stem Cell Transplantation

HO CHI MINH CITY, May 19 (Bernama) -- A new research project carried out by bio-technology expert at a Vietnam university revealed that stem cells extracted ... [more]

12:22:44 PM Fujitsu opens biomedical lab in S'pore
ZDNet Asia - Asia

Muhammad Tani Bin Tabiin, senior vice president, biomedical sciences division of A*STAR Exploit Technologies, hopes that by the end of the three-year time ... [more]

12:08:12 PM TriReme Medical, Inc. Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance For A Broad
Medical Design Online - Horsham,PA,USA

Pleasanton, CA /PRNewswire/ -- TriReme Medical, Inc. (TMI) announced today that it has received FDA clearance for an expanded matrix of sizes for its .... [more]

11:58:17 AM Covidien launches suturing device for laparoscopic surgery

Last month, Covidien published its financial report for the most recent fiscal quarter, reporting an 11 per cent year-on-year increase in medical device ... [more]

11:13:00 AM 'Female Viagra' May Treat Low Sexual Desire

The findings come from phase III clinical trials that drugmaker Boehringer Ingelheim hopes will convince the FDA to approve flibanserin for the treatment of ... [more]

11:01:06 AM Fathers experience prenatal, postpartum depression too‎ says study
The Mirror - UK

They are likelier to get the blues if their partner has them too, medical research has found. And they are most at risk when their infant is aged three to ... [more]

10:38:43 AM Breakthrough: The Pontifical Council for Culture and NeoStem Partner to ...
PR Newswire (press release) - USA

NeoStem's Stem for Life Foundation, formed to create awareness about the promise of adult stem cells to treat disease, and the Pontifical Council's .... [more]

10:14:34 AM Stem Cell Therapies Offer Hope In Mexico
I-Newswire.com (press release) - Bergenfield,NJ,USA

(I-Newswire) May 19, 2010 - With over a decade specializing in placental stem cell therapies, implants and transplantations, Dr. Gonzalez offers years of ... [more]

10:08:43 AM WILLIS: Was it a case of divine intervention?
Newton Kansan - Newton,KS,USA

Newton Fire/EMS EMTs and paramedics enjoy the support of an outstanding group of residents and members of our medical community. ... [more]

9:05:23 AM Fujitsu Opens First Bio-medical Facility In Singapore
Bernama - Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia

SINGAPORE, May 19 (Bernama) -- Japan's Fujitsu on Wednesday officially opened a new bio-medical research facility in Singapore that will use an aptamer ... [more]

8:58:01 AM i3 Acquires ChinaGate, Providing Customers with Greater, More Efficient
MarketWatch - USA

MarketWatch (press release) .... product-development regulatory services for pharmaceutical, medical device and biotechnology companies looking to enter and access the Chinese market. ... [more]

7:32:02 AM We must act to change SJ's worst in California status on diabetes
Stockton Record - Stockton,CA,USA

His stories also pointed out that there are people in the medical community fighting to change things. Even the name of Dr. Kwabena Adubofour's practice ... [more]

6:57:57 AM Fujitsu Establishes Its First Bio-medical Research Laboratory in Singapore
Asahi Shimbun, Japan

"One of the missions of Fujitsu Laboratories Singapore is to conduct strategic research that addresses important biomedical problems, through our novel ... [more]

6:40:17 AM Research at Haley yields discoveries
Tampa Tribune

Now at the veterans hospital, he is on the cutting edge of important breakthroughs in medical research involving the heart and stomach. ... [more]

6:28:35 AM Device Claims To Roll Away Wrinkles
CBS 5 - San Francisco,CA,USA

The at-home device costs $125 to $170 plus more for the cleaner. A treatment with the medical device costs $450 to $800 depending on what areas are treated. ... [more]

6:11:06 AM NicOx provides strategic update
MarketWatch - USA

We look forward to hearing further feedback from the FDA. We also continue to work with the EMA in Europe, where naproxcinod was filed for approval in .... [more]

5:20:06 AM Stem Cells for Lungs?
Ivanhoe - USA

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Human stem cells may one day be a treatment for those suffering from an acute lung injury (ALI). New research shows the cells may .... [more]

5:12:26 AM Glucose biofuel cell could revolutionize medical technology
to ...

The breakthrough could have far-flung implications for makers of medical devices ranging from pacemakers to artificial organs. ... [more]

3:30:44 AM Breast cancer breakthrough: broccoli component zaps cells that fuel tumor
Natural News.com - Phoenix,AZ,USA

Natural News.com And it has the remarkable ability to target cancer stem cells -- the specific cells responsible for fueling the growth of cancerous breast tumors. ... [more]

2:49:55 AM Medical News: Depression & Dads, Hot Dogs, Bacon: A Health Risk?, Cell
Boston Channel.com - Boston,MA,USA

WCVB-TV Researchers at Eastern Virginia Medical School analyzed 28000 people from dozens of studies. They found dads also suffer from prenatal and postpartum .... [more]

2:01:12 AM Study: Postpartum depression affects fathers too
Los Angeles Times - CA,USA

The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Assn., found that 10.4% of men experienced serious depression at some point between his .... [more]

1:16:30 AM Free Online Workshop: Nanotechnology for Biomedical Applications
Nanotechnology and Development News - Washington,DC,USA

The workshop will address the potential of nanotechnology to support biomedical applications, with information about current developments and opportunities ... [more]

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