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Instrumentation Laboratory Launches ACL Top(R) 500 CTS Hemostasis Testing System

- New Member of the ACL TOP Family - LEXINGTON, Mass., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Instrumentation Laboratory (IL) today announced that it has received FDA clearance 510(k) for the ACL TOP software V3.0.0. This clearance allows IL to market the ACL TOP 500 CTS Hemostasis Testing ...

U.S. Navy Awards Entegrion Contracts for $4 Million for the Development of Critical Blood Products

The U.S. Navy has awarded two additional contracts to the RTP, NC-based life sciences company Entegrion, Inc., for implementation of the company's proprietary technologies to improve the safety and availability of blood-derived products for treating combat injuries. Recent medical research has d...

Nationally Recognized Medicaid Fraud Prosecutor Tim Terry Joins Successful Whistleblower Law Practice, Specializing in "Qui Tam" Citizen Suits Under False Claims Acts

L. Timothy Terry, formerly president of the National Association of Medicaid Fraud Control Units and Director of Nevada's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, has joined the Whistleblower Action Network through his law firm, The Terry Law Firm, Ltd. of Carson City, Nevada. The Whistleblower Action Netwo...

Seventh Salmonella Death Linked to Peanut Products

At least 38 companies across U.S. involved in recalls as salmonella outbreak action continues; Girl Scouts, Hershey and Kraft Foods say their products are safe SATURDAY. Jan. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Another person has died from salmonella poisoning believed to come from peanut paste pr...

Seventh Salmonella Death Tied to Peanut Products

At least 38 companies across U.S. involved as salmonella outbreak action continues; Girl Scouts, Hershey and Kraft Foods say their products are safe SATURDAY. Jan. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Another person has died from salmonella poisoning believed to come from peanut paste products, bri...

FDA Warns Consumers Not to Eat Peanut Butter Products

Agency advises against everything but jars of peanut butter as salmonella probe widens; Kellog recalls Famous Amos and Keebler peanut butter cookies; toll at 453 sickened, 6 dead, in 43 states and Canada SATURDAY, Jan. 17 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Sat...

85 Percent of Hospitals Select CCHIT Certified Products

According to data from the HIMSS Analytics Database, 85 percent of hospitals in the contracting phase of an IT acquisition have signed with a CCHIT Certified vendor since November 2007, when CCHIT released its first acute care or inpatient certified products. Chicago (...

True Data Offers New Special Leasing Rates on Dialogic, Samsung, & Vertical Communications Products

True Data has partnered with CIT Financial to provide both system and "board-only" leasing options to its clients. "If the consumer can retain their cash and available credit yet still acquire the products they need, our feeling is that we've created a win-win scenario for both our...

Baxter Recalls Rest of Heparin Products

Investigation into allergic reactions, deaths related to blood thinner continues THURSDAY, Feb. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Baxter Healthcare Corp., the pharmaceutical company at the center of recent problems with its blood thinner heparin, announced Thursday that it was recalling any remai...

Making Fortification Mandatory In Order To Reduce Birth Defects

Based on findings of a recent study researchers say fortifying milk with folic acid //could offer an accessible source of the vitamin. Although adding folic acid to foods is not currently permitted in many European markets, in some places like US and Canada it is still added to flour order to preve...

Folic Acid Retards Mental Decline In Middle Aged Subjects

A new study conducted by scientists at Wageningen University, Netherlands has proposed// that Folic acid( also known as Vitamin B6) can slow down the cognitive decline in middle aged subjects. Folic acid or Vitamin B9 has been known to help in the brain development of foetus and infants for a...

Sleep disorders can have anomalistic sexual acts

Researchers at the University of California, observe abnormal behavior during sleep, such as walking, eating and even violence in many people. But a series of case reports shows that sleep disorders// can also involve unconscious, sometimes aggressive, sexual behavior. In a study of 10 patient...

IVF technique May Increase The Risk Of Birth Defects

The commonly used in vitro fertilisation (IVF) technique intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) may increase the risk of babies being born with abnormalities such as ambiguous genitalia. Researchers from the Pasteur Institute in Paris, France, say that men whose infertility is genetic are likely t...

Dark skin protects

An Australian researcher suggests dark skin could be better than white at fending off fungi and bacteria. A paper by Sydney-based biologist James Mackintosh says it could explain why dark skin evolved in humans and animals living in tropical environments. A popular theory on why darker skin pr...

Educating referring clinicians about advanced imaging leads to drop in imaging exams

... targeted education of referring clinicians led to a 26% reduction in the number of advanced radiologic studies ordered. There was an 18% reduction of cts in the study period," he said. "CTs and nuclear medicine studies impart radiation to patients. Many patients have multiple scans over numerous adm...

As CT Radiation Accumulates, Cancer Risk May Rise

...ickson said. "Patients getting a small number of CT scans, they really shouldn't be very concerned at all." However, people who are having a lot of cts need to think more carefully and talk with their doctor to determine whether additional scans add value to their care because the risks can add up ove...

Experts Urge Limits on Use of Cardiac CT Scans

...m other medical institutions, to ensure that imaging studies are not needlessly repeated. Routine surveillance radionuclide stress tests or cardiac cts in symptom-free patients at low risk for heart disease are not recommended. If a cardiac imaging study that uses ionizing radiation is needed, ev...

Bio-Imaging Technologies Partners with AG Mednet to Offer Complete Imaging Solution for Clinical Trials : --Partnership Increases Trial Efficiency and Enhances Data Quality--

...extensive network is designed to route diagnostic images (both DICOM and non-DICOM based) for the most advanced studies, with sizes ranging from small cts and MRIs to extremely large CTA/MRA and IVUS," said Abraham Gutman, President and CEO of AG Mednet. "This partnership enables faster transmi...

AAOS Issues New Treatment Guidelines for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

...rthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) reported about 500,000 cts surgical procedures are performed each year. The s...ame study also reported the economic impact due to cts is estimated to exceed $2 billion annually. The final cts Treatment guideline contains nine recommendations ...

Westaim announces sale of iFire Technology Ltd. assets

...swire-FirstCall/ - The Westaim Corporation announced today a purchase and sale agreement between its wholly owned subsidiary iFire Technology Ltd. and cts Group Limited. Under the agreement, iFire will sell its equipment, patents and intellectual property for net proceeds of approximately US$8.0 million....

Rise in CT Scans Poses Cancer Risk

...ry CT scans are probably being performed. But, for those who need such a scan, the benefit outweighs the risk, he said. "We are concerned that many cts are done inappropriately," Frey said. "The whole community should work together to reduce inappropriate scans, but it would be absolutely tragic if a ...

Independence Technology, A Johnson & Johnson Company, Renews Its Contract With Creative Technology Services

... The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. cts went through a management buyout from well-known a...ve supplier MSX International, last year. Although cts is continuing to diversify in the medical device i...Leith, President of Creative Technology Services. cts has the facilities and certifications to accommoda...

Center gets national funding for child trauma research

...nt will receive up to $400,000 per year for up to four years. Likewise, the cts grant officially establishes CSVAC as a member of the National Child Trauma... and the effects of that violence across the life cycle. The other nine cts grant recipients are: Children's Institute, Inc., of Los Angeles; Denver De...

Creative Technology Services Enhances its Global Competitiveness with Additional Regulatory Certifications

...automotive supplier MSX International, last year. cts has the facilities and certifications to accommoda...ry in the healthcare industry and therefore allows cts to manufacture equipment with lesser regulatory re...represent the vast majority of them. In addition, cts is radiation-certified by the federal and state re...

Madras Medical College to have a Centre for preventive cardiology

...memorative stamp would be brought out by the department of Information Technology and Communication to celebrate the golden jubilee anniversary of the cts department, promised Dayanidhi Maran, Union Minister for Information Technology and Communication. Increase in budgetary allocation for Tamil Nadu...

China's Neusoft and Trivitron Plan to Set up Medical Equipments Unit

...indigenous medical technology," said G.S.K. Velu, managing director of the Trivitron group. "Neusoft has internationally installed more than 800 cts and 200 MRIs and has also established a strong after-sales service infrastructure across India through Trivitron, which give us the reach and the abil...

New X-ray machine launched by GE Healthcare

...// Powered by high-frequency X-ray technology, the state-of-the-art product is equipped with a high-power 32KW generator hitherto used in high-end cts and X-ray machines. "The product was designed and developed by Indian engineers at the John F. Welch Technology Centre of GE in Bangalore and m...
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