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World's 1st 3D ICU Ventilator Launched

Trivitron, in association with Hamilton Medical AG, a Swiss manufacturer of 'intelligent ventilators' launched Hamilton G5, world's first 3D ICU ventilator in India. The new Hamilton G5 ICU ventilator is focused on improved user interface and high patient safety.

Mobile To Revolutionize Healthcare In Korea

Korea's ubiquitous healthcare system has the potential to provide cheaper and smarter ways to manage and care for patients suffering from age-related chronic diseases. In the ubiquitous healthcare system (U-Healthcare System), sensor devices for measuring a bio signal or environment information communicate with the mobile system for collecting bio signals and environment information by wireless personal area network.

Jubilant Organosys Bags Golden Peacock Global Award 2007

Jubilant Organosys has bagged the coveted Golden Peacock Global Award (2006-07) for "Excellence in Corporate Governance". The award is given by the World Council for Corporate Governance, UK, annually, to companies that have demonstrated benchmark standards of corporate governance. More
than 120 entries were received from 24 countries around the world.

'Destiny'- a New Digital Aid For Indian Market By Starkey

US-based global hearing solutions company, Starkey, would enter the Indian market with its digital hearing aid called 'Destiny' by November this year. The aid is specifically targeted at children.

Bayer's New Contour TS Blood Glucose Monitor Launched

It eliminates miscoding errors which could put people with diabetes at clinical risk
Bayer Diabetes Care, a division of Bayer HealthCare LLC and a member of the Bayer Group, recently introduced the new Contour TS blood glucose monitoring system in Mumbai. Bayer's Contour TS offers people with diabetes an accurate meter option with innovative ‘no coding’ technology, which provides reliable blood glucose test results and eliminates miscoding errors that could put people with diabetes at clinical risk.

Roche Launches Insulin Pump

It is safe, simple, convenient, and optimises blood glucose levels
Roche Diagnostics Ltd recently introduced Accu-Chek Spirit, the new insulin pump in the market. Accu-Chek Spirit is launched for the first time in India and is available across six metros namely, Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Hyderabad.

HSBC PE (Asia) Fund, ePlanet To Invest US$ 11 Mn In Trivitron

Trivitron, India's leading medical technology company, has announced a significant investment of US$ 11 million, by a wholly owned subsidiary of the HSBC Asian Ventures Fund 2 Limited advised by HSBC Private Equity (Asia) Limited and ePlanet, a global venture capital and private equity firm.

Fresenius Group Net Profit Up By 28%

Fresenius Group, a health care group with international operations, providing products and services for dialysis, hospital and outpatient medical care, has posted strong growth of 27.9 per cent in net profit during the first nine months ended September 2007 to Euro 298 million from Euro 233 million in the similar period of last year. The group's sales increased by 7 per cent to Euro 8,390 million from Euro 7,843 million. EBDIT margins improved to 17.7 per cent from 17.2 per cent. Earning per share were Euro 1.92, representing an increase of 26 per cent.

GE, Eli Lilly To Collaborate In Vitro Diagnostics For Cancer Treatment

GE Global, Research, the General Electric Company’s centralized research and development organization, and GE Healthcare have entered into a three-year collaborative research agreement with Eli Lilly and Company to discover and develop advances in vitro predict cancer treatment response to targeted therapies.

Metropolis To Start Operations In US, Thailand With Investment In JV, Acquisition

The Mumbai based leading diagnostic chain, Metropolis, is expanding its international operations into the US and Thailand markets. The company is investing Rs 5 crore in a joint venture in the US and Rs 10 crore for an acquisition in Thailand. Metropolis expected to start it's business operations in these countries by mid of November 2007.

Transasia Bio-Medicals Signs An Agreement With Grifols

Transasia Bio-Medical Ltd. has signed an agreement with Grifols, Spain to exclusively distribute its range of instruments and reagents in the field of transfusion medicine in the Indian market. Through this partnership with Grifols, Spain, Transasia Bio-Medical will now offer a complete portfolio of products in the transfusion medicine space in the Indian market.

GE Healthcare's Dexa Scan To Speed Up Bone Mineral Density Testing In Rural Areas

GE Healthcare's advanced bone mineral density scan system, Dexa Scan, is expected to provide easy and simple diagnosis to the patients in the far flung regions of the country. Dexa scan is based on "fan-beam" X-ray bone densitometer technology fitted in a mobile van. It operates on Dual-Energy X-ray Absorbtiometry and is used to measure and calculate bone, fat and muscle mass.

Alcon India Launches AcrySof® Restor® Lens

ALCON India, recently launched AcrySof® Restor® lens, which is unique technological innovation that can provide quality vision throughout the entire visual spectrum.

GE Healthcare To Augment Engg. Head Count By 10%

Healthcare and life sciences solutions provider GE Healthcare is gearing up for an annual increase of an average 10 percent in head count for engineers in India. The move follows company’s expansion plans in research and development.

Indian Pharma Machinery Makers Go For Overseas Tie-Ups For Growth

The pharmaceutical machinery manufacturing industry in the country, with more than 600 players of various sizes, is all set for a major boom with several domestic players prefer to either set up a joint venture company or enter technical collaboration with overseas firms.

Solvay Advanced Polymers Launches Biomaterials For Use in Implantable Medical Devices

Solvay Advanced Polymers announced at the recently concluded K-Show the launch of its Solviva™ family of biomaterials offered for use in implantable medical devices. As per the Company sources, no other supplier has more polymers available for use in implantable applications than Solvay Advanced Polymers with its Solviva line of biomaterials...