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Diagnostics & Healthcare News
How IBM Enables YOU to Help Fight Zika and Other Devastating Infections… Using Your Phone
IBM IBM -0.37% today announced that as part of its Impact Grants Program, it will be donating its technology and expertise to help fight Zika virus. Working with Brazil’s Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz), a research institution affiliated with the Brazilian Ministry...
August 1, 2016
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Derma Sciences acquires BioD for $21.3m
Derma Sciences (NSDQ:DSCI) said today it is buying regenerative medicine developer BioD for $21.3 million up front, with the possibility of an additional $56.5 million. The deal between Princeton, N.J.-based Derma Sciences and Cordova, Tenn.-based BioD includes regulatory milestone payments up to $30 million...
July 29, 2016
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Stryker Voluntarily Recalled 167 Angiographic Catheters 
Stryker Sustainability Solutions voluntarily recalled 167 of its Angiodynamics Soft Vu Omni Flush angiographic catheters. The company received reports of the tip of the catheter separating from the main body, which could lead to loss of device function, surgical intervention...
July 29, 2016
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Cockroach milk is the superfood the world’s been waiting for 
Think twice before killing the next cockroach you find in your apartment. A team of scientists at India’s Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine discovered that cockroach milk may be the greatest superfood of them all. The Pacific beetle...
July 29, 2016
Imaging Visualization & Navigation
New “MAP” technique for brain imaging that allows for zooming in, out at different levels 
A new study published in the journal Nature Biotechnology outlines a new method for brain imaging from researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). This new method, called magnified analysis of proteome (MAP), makes it possible to look at...
July 29, 2016
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Many of Nation’s Best-Known Hospitals Fail To Score 5 Stars In New Medicare Quality Ratings 
The federal government released its first overall hospital quality rating on Wednesday, slapping average or below average scores on many of the nation’s best-known hospitals while awarding top scores to dozens of unheralded ones. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid...
July 28, 2016
Orthopedics and Spine
Globus Medical Announces the Acquisition of Alphatec’s International Business
AUDUBON, Pa., July 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Globus Medical, Inc. (NYSE:GMED), a leading musculoskeletal implant manufacturer, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the international operations and distribution channels of Alphatec Holdings, Inc., a publicly...
July 28, 2016
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Highest Concentration of Marijuana Smokers Near You – Check Out This Map 
Take a bow, San Francisco: The Bay Area is home to the highest concentration of marijuana smokers anywhere in the country, according to new data released Tuesday by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Every few years, SAMHSA combines...
July 28, 2016
Resource Library
How and Why Your Resume Should be for TWO different audiences: Man and Machine
Resume writing advice is ubiquitous online. There are guides that proudly proclaim how important resume titles are, or how your Times New Roman font is preventing you from finding your next job, to guides that insist you use a professional...
July 27, 2016
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