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NIH announces winners of BRAIN Initiative awards

NIH announces winners of BRAIN Initiative awards

Today the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced their first round of BRAIN Initiative awards, and six teams from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are among the recipients. [More]
Agingcare.com introduces Prescription Drug Assistance Locator tool

Agingcare.com introduces Prescription Drug Assistance Locator tool

Paying for prescription medications just got easier for families who frequent AgingCare.com, the go-to destination for family caregivers. [More]

Columbia Laboratories' subsidiary to unveil ROADMAP to Clinical Trials platform at CPhI/ICSE event

Columbia Laboratories, Inc., today announced that its subsidiary, Molecular Profiles Ltd., is set to unveil the ROADMAP to Clinical Trials platform at the annual CPhI/ICSE Worldwide event in Paris next week, which aims to support companies with the rapid development of both standard and complex drug products. [More]
Metamark expands prostate cancer test services to include PROGENSAPCA3 assay

Metamark expands prostate cancer test services to include PROGENSAPCA3 assay

Metamark announced today the expansion of its prostate cancer test services to now include the PROGENSA® PCA3 assay, a urine-based test that can help confirm negative prostate biopsies, and ERG, a companion test to the company's existing PTEN assay. [More]

Bionic Vision Australia reports positive results of prototype implant in patients with RP-induced vision loss

Bionic Vision Australia (BVA), a consortium of researchers working together to develop bionic eye devices to restore a sense of vision to people with profound vision loss, today announced the successful completion of the first clinical trial of its prototype 24-channel percutaneous implant in patients with profound vision loss from the eye disease retinitis pigmentosa (RP). [More]
M.E.D. Surgical to market GBUK’s products across Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland

M.E.D. Surgical to market GBUK’s products across Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland

GBUK Ltd has announced that it has agreed an exclusive distribution deal which will see M.E.D. Surgical represent the company across the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. [More]

IBM extends multiyear services agreement with AmerisourceBergen

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it has extended, by three years, its multiyear services agreement with AmerisourceBergen, one of the largest global pharmaceutical sourcing and distribution services companies in the world. [More]
Endo resolves claims relating to vaginal mesh products

Endo resolves claims relating to vaginal mesh products

Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP) (TSX: ENL) today announced that it has reached master settlement agreements with several of the remaining leading plaintiffs' law firms to resolve claims relating to vaginal mesh products sold by Endo's AMS subsidiary. [More]
Asia Pacific dental implant market predicted to grow exponentially through 2023

Asia Pacific dental implant market predicted to grow exponentially through 2023

Decision Resources Group finds that the Asia Pacific dental implant market—including Australia, China, India, Japan and South Korea—will expand at a strong rate through 2023. [More]
Easy Breathe offers sleep apnea therapy device, AirSense CPAP

Easy Breathe offers sleep apnea therapy device, AirSense CPAP

Easy Breathe, the fastest growing online sleep apnea shopping destination, today announced that it now offers the revolutionary AirSense CPAPs by ResMed. [More]
NPI leaders to invest more than $30M to support White House BRAIN Initiative

NPI leaders to invest more than $30M to support White House BRAIN Initiative

Leaders of the National Photonics Initiative (NPI), an alliance of top scientific societies uniting industry and academia to raise awareness of photonics, launched its Photonics Industry Neuroscience Group alongside officials from the White House Office of Science and Technology (OSTP) in conjunction with today's White House BRAIN Initiative conference. [More]

Precyse displays HFMA Peer Reviewed HIM Technology and Services Suite at AHIMA 2014

Precyse, an industry leader in Health Information Management (HIM) Performance Management services and technologies, invites AHIMA 2014 show attendees to visit booth #1617 and see how it is driving the power of information with the only HFMA Peer Reviewed HIM Technology and Services Suite. [More]
New study reports how TMS treatment works in people with depression

New study reports how TMS treatment works in people with depression

On Star Trek, it is easy to take for granted the incredible ability of futuristic doctors to wave small devices over the heads of both humans and aliens, diagnose their problems through evaluating changes in brain activity or chemistry, and then treat behavior problems by selectively stimulating relevant brain circuits. [More]

Virginia Tech scientists plan to use social media to develop new approach to addiction recovery

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists plan to use social media to develop a new approach to addiction recovery, one that takes advantage of people's instinct for social connectedness. [More]
Acutus Medical concludes additional $26.2M financing round to broaden its product portfolio

Acutus Medical concludes additional $26.2M financing round to broaden its product portfolio

Acutus Medical, Inc. (ACM), a medical device company developing a minimally invasive real-time 3D Cardiac Chamber Imaging and Dipole Density Mapping system to identify the sources that cause and / or sustain complex cardiac arrhythmias, including atrial fibrillation, announced it has completed an additional $26.2M financing to continue developing its imaging/mapping system as well as bring to market a complete product portfolio. [More]
Trovagene begins new study to assess precision cancer monitoring technology in lung cancer management

Trovagene begins new study to assess precision cancer monitoring technology in lung cancer management

Trovagene, Inc., a developer of cell-free molecular diagnostics, announced today that it has expanded its clinical program to include a study designed to evaluate use of the Company's precision cancer monitoring technology in the management of lung cancer patients. [More]

Titian Software launches Mosaic system for sample management efficiency

Titian Software has launched Mosaic 6.0, the latest version of its pre-eminent sample management software. Ideal for the management of compounds, biologicals and reagents, Mosaic 6.0 developments include more intuitive interfaces for ordering and inventory searching, and additional functions all designed to further streamline laboratory workflows, save valuable work-time and maximise the cost-effective use of resources. [More]
Synapse Biomedical completes enrollment in post-approval study of NeuRx DPS for ALS patients

Synapse Biomedical completes enrollment in post-approval study of NeuRx DPS for ALS patients

Synapse Biomedical Inc. announced today it has completed the enrollment of the post-approval study of its NeuRx DPS System for ALS patients. [More]
Innovative field device can assess, reduce risk of hamstring injury

Innovative field device can assess, reduce risk of hamstring injury

Elite sporting stars can assess and reduce their risk of a hamstring injury thanks to a breakthrough made by QUT researchers. [More]
Luminex gets FDA approval to add three new targets to xTAG Gastrointestinal Pathogen Panel

Luminex gets FDA approval to add three new targets to xTAG Gastrointestinal Pathogen Panel

Luminex Corporation today announced it has received U.S. FDA clearance to add three new targets to its xTAG Gastrointestinal Pathogen Panel (GPP). The targets include Adenovirus 40/41, Entamoeba histolytica and Vibrio cholerae. [More]