Life Recovery Systems HD (Waldwick, New Jersey), a maker of products for the emergency medical care market, has moved to a larger space in the Hopper Technology Center, 150 Hopper Avenue, Waldwick. The company had been headquartered in Kinnelon, New Jersey.

Life Recovery Systems makes the ThermoSuit System, a noninvasive hypothermia device, which reduces core body temperature in a patient to between 33 centigrade and 37 centigrade in a matter of minutes. The system continuously pumps a thin film of ice water around the patient's body until the temperature reaches a preset level. This unique technology cools patients at a rate of one degree centigrade for every seven minutes of treatment.

CRH Medical opens center in New Orleans

CRH Medical (Vancouver, British Columbia) said it has opened a Center for Colorectal Health in New Orleans. This is the company's first center in the state of Louisiana, one of the markets that CRH has targeted for expansion.

The opening of this location represents the eighth new center opened in 2008, bringing the company's total number of such centers to 16.

CRH Medical specializes in the treatment of hemorrhoids, using its established treatment protocol and technology.