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IMAGING Management

Hologic Delivers Notice that Holders of 2.00% Converts Due 2037 are Eligible to Convert

2016 05 Jan

Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced that it has notified holders of the 2.00% Convertible Exchange Senior Notes due 2037 (CUSIP No. 436440 AB7) issued November 23, 2010, and Wilmington Trust Company, the trustee, paying agent and conversion agent for the notes, that holders are eligible to convert the notes.  This conversion right is subject... Read more

IMAGING Management

Hologic to Announce Financial Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2016 on January 27, 2016

2016 04 Jan

Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) has announced that the Company plans to release its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2016 on Wednesday, January 27, 2016, after the market closes.  In conjunction with the release, management will host a conference call that day at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time.Interested participants may listen to the call by... Read more

Executive Health Management

China International Medical Devices Exhibition 2016

2016 22 Feb

2016 The 18th China (Shanghai) International Medical Devices Exhibition  (CMEH) covers an area of over 30,000 square meters and has 1,200 standard exhibition booths, creating the world’s first-class event in medical device industry. CMEH has been awarded “The Most Valuable Trade Show to Attend in 2016” by the association Read more

ICU Management

Thermo Fisher Scientific Unveils New Solutions to Advance the Use of Clinical Testing

2015 27 Jul

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO), the world leader in serving science, has introduced new instruments and assays to expand the use of clinical testing, enhance laboratory productivity and ultimately improve patient outcomes. The new solutions were unveiled at the 2015 AACC Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo, Booth 3135, being held at the... Read more

IT Management

Video and Vital Signs: New System Permits Touch-Free Monitoring

2015 08 Apr

Engineering researchers associated with Rice University’s Scalable Health Initiative are devising a way to monitor patients’ vital signs without touch. The Distance PPG system allows physicians to diagnose patients remotely by using a video camera and specially designed software that detects nearly imperceptible shifts in skin tone. The researchers... Read more

IT Management

‘LabDisk’ Technology Enables POC Infectious Disease Diagnosis

2015 03 Apr

A new ‘lab-on-a-disc’ technology developed by an EU project research team can diagnose malaria and other febrile infectious diseases simultaneously in just an hour – allowing faster point-of-care treatment and precise drugs administration that could save thousands of lives. A major problem with current testing for infectious diseases in Africa is that... Read more

IT Management

XPRIZE Competition Seeks Real-World Tricorders For Innovative Diagnostics

2015 06 Feb

UC San Diego’s Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI) has been named the official testing site for Qualcomm Foundation’s Tricorder XPRIZE. Beginning in early summer, CTRI physicians, technicians and staff will manage logistics and personnel, including the recruitment of nearly 500 volunteers to serve as consumer-testers of the candidate... Read more

Lab Management

Lab-on-a-Chip Micropump For Improved Diagnosis

2014 27 Sep

Bioengineers and scientists at Pennsylvania State University have developed an acoustofluidic pump that is powered by a piezoelectric transducer. The pump utilises the acoustic streaming effects generated by the oscillation of tilted sharp-edged structures that are hundreds of micrometres in length and that are constructed onto the sidewall of a microfluidic... Read more

Executive Health Management

Frost & Sullivan: Infectious Disease Diagnostics Redefined by Emerging Technologies

2014 24 Apr

Developing regions, Asia, Africa and Latin America present the biggest opportunities.Due to the growth in the infectious diseases diagnostics market for tuberculosis (TB), hepatitis C virus, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and human papilloma virus, commercial opportunities, particularly in the developing economies of Asia, Africa and Latin America,... Read more

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