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Arcam receives order from DiSanto Technology for two Arcam Q10 systems

Arcam receives order from DiSanto Technology for two Arcam Q10 systems

Arcam, listed on NASDAQ OMX, has received an order for two Arcam Q10 systems from the strategic partner DiSanto Technology Inc. in the US. The systems will be used for manufacturing of orthopedic implants. [More]
Six-gene signature predicts survival after targeted therapy for NSCLC

Six-gene signature predicts survival after targeted therapy for NSCLC

The presence of a six-gene profile in the microRNA of patients with advanced non-squamous non-small-cell lung cancer predicts reduced survival likelihood after first-line treatment with targeted therapy followed by chemotherapy for disease progression, indicate research results. [More]
FGFR1 amplification predicts poor outcome in early-stage NSCLC

FGFR1 amplification predicts poor outcome in early-stage NSCLC

Amplification of fibroblast growth factor receptor 1 is associated with poor clinical outcome in patients with early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer, Swiss researchers report. [More]
SCLC tumours replicated in mice from patients' CTCs

SCLC tumours replicated in mice from patients' CTCs

Scientists have used circulating tumour cells taken from patients with small-cell lung cancer to grow explant tumours in mice that retain the original’s morphological and genetic characteristics. [More]
Greenlander study identifies single mutation with large diabetes risk

Greenlander study identifies single mutation with large diabetes risk

Researchers have used a Greenlandic cohort to identify a genetic mutation whose effect on the risk of diabetes is “several times larger” than any previously discovered. [More]
Symbion and Surgery Partners sign definitive merger agreement

Symbion and Surgery Partners sign definitive merger agreement

Surgery Center Holdings Inc. ("Surgery Partners" or "The Company"), a portfolio company of H.I.G. Capital, LLC ("H.I.G."), and Symbion Holdings Corporation ("Symbion"), a portfolio company of Crestview Partners, have announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Surgery Partners will acquire 100% of the stock of Symbion for a total purchase price of $792 million. [More]
Greenwood Genetic and Clemson receive first round of fund from SRHC

Greenwood Genetic and Clemson receive first round of fund from SRHC

Seven research projects from Greenwood Genetic Center and Clemson University faculty were selected to receive the first round of funding provided by Self Regional Healthcare (SRHC). [More]
Sutter Health invests $11.5M to install patient safety equipment across Northern California

Sutter Health invests $11.5M to install patient safety equipment across Northern California

Today, not-for-profit Sutter Health announces an $11.5 million commitment to install overhead patient lifts at 19 intensive care units and acute rehabilitation centers across its Northern California network. [More]
Auxilium and Prasco introduce authorized generic version of Testim

Auxilium and Prasco introduce authorized generic version of Testim

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a fully integrated specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it has partnered with Prasco, LLC ("Prasco") to introduce an Authorized Generic version of Testim® (testosterone gel). [More]
UCF College of Nursing interim dean receives NIH grant to improve care for critically-ill patients

UCF College of Nursing interim dean receives NIH grant to improve care for critically-ill patients

More than one hospital television drama has played out an emergency room scene where a patient has to be "tubed" to re-establish breathing. [More]
Adding evidence-based weight loss strategies enhances statewide wellness campaign

Adding evidence-based weight loss strategies enhances statewide wellness campaign

Researchers from The Miriam Hospital have found that adding evidence-based weight loss strategies to a statewide wellness campaign improves weight loss outcomes among participants. The study and its findings are published online in advance of print in the American Journal of Public Health. [More]
Banner Health receives prestigious stroke award

Banner Health receives prestigious stroke award

Several Banner Health facilities in Arizona have received a prestigious stroke award in recognition of their ability to better diagnose and treat stroke patients, to reduce death and disability among patients and to speed recovery. [More]
Klinikverbund Kempten-Oberallgäu selects iMDsoft's MetaVision to manage patient information

Klinikverbund Kempten-Oberallgäu selects iMDsoft's MetaVision to manage patient information

iMDsoft, a leader in clinical information systems, announced that Klinikverbund Kempten-Oberallgäu in Germany, a hospital with four sites in Kempten, Immenstadt, Oberstdorf and Sonthofen, chose MetaVision for all of its ICUs, intermediate care units and operating rooms. [More]
ConforMIS announces positive study results of iTotal implant at BASK meeting

ConforMIS announces positive study results of iTotal implant at BASK meeting

ConforMIS, Inc., a medical device company pioneering patient-specific orthopaedic implants, today announced results from several clinical research studies highlighting the benefits of the iTotal® patient-specific total knee replacement. [More]
Coordinated Health announces inaugural Athlete of the Year, awards college scholarship

Coordinated Health announces inaugural Athlete of the Year, awards college scholarship

Coordinated Health — the popular specialized hospital network — in partnership with The Morning Call, this evening named Catasauqua High School quarterback Zack Bradley the inaugural Coordinated Health Athlete of the Year. [More]
Research report on sports nutrition market in Europe

Research report on sports nutrition market in Europe

Sports Nutrition Market in Europe 2014-2018 has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. [More]
Active Implants receives IDE approval to conduct NUsurface Meniscus Implant trial for knee osteoarthritis

Active Implants receives IDE approval to conduct NUsurface Meniscus Implant trial for knee osteoarthritis

Active Implants, the technology leader in cushion-bearing orthopedics for treatment of osteoarthritis, today announced it has received Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval to conduct a pivotal clinical trial of the NUsurface® Meniscus Implant in patients with knee osteoarthritis. [More]
Monongalia General Hospital selects Agfa HealthCare’s DR Retrofit technology

Monongalia General Hospital selects Agfa HealthCare’s DR Retrofit technology

Agfa HealthCare announced today that Monongalia General Hospital has selected the company's DX-D Retrofit with dual cesium wireless detectors to convert an existing analog X-ray room into a fully digital system. [More]
FDA postpones Dispute Resolution Panel for FzioMed’s Oxiplex PMA

FDA postpones Dispute Resolution Panel for FzioMed’s Oxiplex PMA

FzioMed, Inc. today announced it has agreed with the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to postpone the Dispute Resolution Panel for its Oxiplex PMA; the meeting was previously scheduled for June 10.z [More]
Auxilium Pharmaceuticals presents new XIAFLEX clinical trial data at AUA Meeting

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals presents new XIAFLEX clinical trial data at AUA Meeting

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a fully integrated specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that new analyses of data were presented from its clinical program and pivotal IMPRESS (The Investigation for Maximal Peyronie's Reduction Efficacy and Safety Studies) trials, the Phase 3 studies that evaluated XIAFLEX® (collagenase clostridium histolyticum or CCH) for the treatment of Peyronie's disease (PD). [More]