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2011-01-07 06:00:00

BEDFORD, Mass., Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (Nasdaq: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostics, medical imaging systems and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women, announced today it has acquired Interlace Medical, Inc. (Interlace), the developer and manufacturer of the MyoSure hysteroscopic tissue removal system (MyoSure). Interlace's operations will be integrated within Hologic's GYN...

2010-12-20 09:15:00

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Women suffering from uterine fibroids, a debilitating condition that affects more than seven million women in the U.S., may soon have reason for hope. Halt Medical, a biomedical company based in the San Francisco Bay Area, is developing a minimally invasive procedure for treating the condition. The company recently presented their findings from studies in Latin America at the NIH Global Fibroid Congress. "Uterine fibroids are the leading...

2010-12-16 01:00:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J., and BUDAPEST, HUNGARY, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI) ("Watson") and Gedeon Richter Plc ("Richter") today announced that Watson's subsidiary, Watson Laboratories, Inc. has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with PregLem, S.A., ("Preglem") the wholly owned subsidiary of Richter, to develop and market Esmya(TM) (ulipristal acetate) in the U.S. and Canada. In European studies, Esmya(TM) has been shown to be an...

2010-11-29 14:01:56

Have you ever felt uneasy sitting in a doctor's waiting room or climbed the walls waiting for your test results? That feeling of anxious uncertainty can be more stressful than knowing you have a serious illness, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). "Not knowing your diagnosis is a very serious stressor," said the study's lead author, Elvira V. Lang, M.D., associate professor of radiology at Harvard Medical School in...

2010-11-23 00:01:09

Scientists from Around the World will Present Findings During the National Center for Research Resources' (NCRR) Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI) Symposium (Vocus) November 22, 2010 WHO: More than 400 researchers, scientists and participants are expected to attend the 12th RCMI International Symposium on Health Disparities hosted by the RCMI Programs at Meharry Medical College, Morehouse School of Medicine and Tuskegee University. WHAT: A four-day symposium, titled...

2010-11-17 15:56:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Healing Quest, a national weekly television program broadcast across the country on PBS, is devoted to exploring credible and well-researched natural alternatives to optimize health and well-being. This week's segment features Crila® a new natural approach to wellness that was developed by Dr. Nguyen Thi Ngoc Tram, an award-winning pharmacist, to promote reproductive health in men and women. Although this proprietary herbal...

2010-11-15 19:33:37

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that both physical and sexual abuse history were positively associated with a higher incidence of uterine fibroids later in life. These findings currently appear on-line in the journal Epidemiology. Uterine leiomyomas, also known as fibroids or myomas, are benign, hormone-dependent tumors that are clinically symptomatic in 20󈞓¦ percent of reproductive age women....

2010-10-19 07:37:17

Attain Fertility Centers and The AFA Produce Educational Video About Recurrent Miscarriage Purchase, NY (PRWEB) October 18, 2010 One of the most heartbreaking experiences women may find themselves going through is recurrent pregnancy loss or miscarriage. In a recent educational video by The American Fertility Association (http://theafa.org/), titled "What is Recurrent Miscarriage?", many troubling questions are answered and much hope is offered to prospective parents. The video, funded by...

2010-10-18 16:47:00

LIVERMORE, Calif., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Halt Medical, Inc. announced today that it has been approved to market the Tulip(TM) Radiofrequency Volumetric Thermal Ablation (RFVTA) probe in Canada. "The license we just received from Health Canada brings us an important step closer to our goal of making our uterine sparing procedure available to the millions of women in North America who suffer with uterine fibroids", said Russ DeLonzor, President and COO of Halt Medical. "The approvals...

2010-09-29 01:58:00

TIRAT CARMEL, Israel, September 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- InSightec Ltd., the global leader in MR guided Focused Ultrasound technology (MRgFUS) announced today that it will be launching ExAblate(R) One for the treatment of uterine fibroids, adenomyosis and research options in women's health and the ExAblate(R) OR system as the Operating Room of the future at the upcoming Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE) 2010 meeting. (Logo:...


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