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3D Printing Is Revolutionizing the Medical World as We Know It

October 21, 2014 | by Melissa Barnes, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

3D printing has undoubtedly revolutionized the engineering world, and the medical industry is on the forefront of some of the most innovative applications to date. The technology has proven itself a robust and versatile one, as more companies...

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Exploring X-Ray Phase Tomography with Synchrotron Radiation

October 21, 2014 1:48 pm | by American Institute of Physics | News | Comments

X-ray phase tomography is an imaging technique that uses penetrating X-rays to create volumetric views through "slices" or sections of soft biological tissues, such as tumors, and it offers strongly enhanced contrast compared to conventional CT scans...

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Affordable Care Act Boosts Demand for Telehealth Innovation

October 21, 2014 12:56 pm | by Teladoc | News | Comments

With the expansion of health insurance to an estimated 8 million new patients through the Affordable Care Act, innovations are needed to meet the primary care needs of all Americans. Dallas-based Teladoc, the nation’s largest telehealth provider, has proven that telemedicine...

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World's First Breath-Test for Portal Hypertension

October 21, 2014 12:43 pm | by Exalenz Bioscience | News | Comments

Exalenz Bioscience announced the start of a pivotal study investigating the potential of its BreathID test as a non-invasive tool to diagnose Clinically Significant Portal Hypertension, the most common complication of cirrhosis that accounts for significant morbidity...

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Health-Tech Mentorship with a Soul

October 21, 2014 12:18 pm | by The Health Lab | News | Comments

The Health Lab Manhattan-based health-tech incubator with a soul—announced that it is accepting applications for a dedicated and concentrated mentorship program that includes potential seed capital funding and assistance in writing and submitting proposals for research grants...

Divergence System Offers New Approach to Anterior Cervical Fusion

October 21, 2014 12:02 pm | by Medtronic | News | Comments

Medtronic announced the U.S. launch of the DIVERGENCE Anterior Cervical Fusion System for the treatment of single-level cervical disc disease today at the 2014 Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting in Boston. The DIVERGENCE System represents a new approach...

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Conformal Coatings for Electronics

October 21, 2014 11:30 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

CC7090-E is one of AI Technology's Prima Protect™ Conformal Coatings. CC7090-E offers extreme moisture, salt fog and even direct immersion protection for electrical contacts, electronic circuits and devices, printed wiring boards, and structures made with metal, wood and plastics. AIT’s Prima Protect™ coatings are molecularly flexible for great adhesion and yet resist abrasion. ...

'All-in-One' Focus Module

October 21, 2014 9:35 am | by MDT Staff | New Scale Technologies, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

New Scale Technologies, Inc. has announced the M3-FS focus module, its newest miniature all-in-one focus module for high-performance industrial, medical and scientific OEM cameras. The M3-FS focus module is a drop-in replacement for the company’s original M3-F focus module, with compatible size and identical electrical connections and software commands...

Linear Smart Stage Developer’s Kit

October 21, 2014 9:22 am | by MDT Staff | New Scale Technologies, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The M3-LS Linear Smart Stage is a direct-drive, high-precision micro stage built for fast, simple integration into miniature OEM systems. Closed-loop positioning is achieved with an integrated absolute encoder with 0.5 µm resolution. This stage does not require homing or zeroing at first power-up...

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Blood Test Detects Early Stage Lung Cancer

October 21, 2014 8:39 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Global Cancer Diagnostics has announced the availability of The Lung Cancer Test beginning, October 20, 2014.  All required Clinical Validation studies are complete with excellent results. The Test detects the presence of the required biomarkers that aid in the early detection of lung cancer...

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600W Programmable Power Supplies

October 21, 2014 8:30 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Versatile Power, Inc. announces the new line of BENCH 600W Programmable Power Supplies. The Versatile Power BENCH series are compact, programmable, DC power supplies and are nearly half the cost compared to the industry's leading producer of power...

Multi-Head, High Speed Camera System

October 21, 2014 8:30 am | by MDT Staff | Photron USA, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Photron, Inc. announces the FASTCAM Multi, a flexible, multi-head camera system that is tethered to a remote processor – current cable lengths are 16 ft. (5m) and 33 ft. (10m) with longer lengths planned. The small, sealed camera heads...

All Electric Medical Tray Sealer at Pack Expo

October 20, 2014 7:52 pm | by MDT Staff | Atlas Vac Machine, LLC | Product Releases | Comments

Atlas Vac Machine, LLC will unveil the industry’s first medical tray sealer with an all-electric press at Pack Expo/Pharma Expo 2014. This new model, which is available with single or dual shuttle configurations, features a servo drive system to apply, measure and control direct force output far more accurately and with greater repeatability than standard pneumatic versions...

Ultra-Low Profile Top-Actuated Tactile Switches

October 20, 2014 4:44 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

C&K Components, a leading international supplier of tact switches, toggle and rocker switches, and smart card interconnect devices, has developed a series of surface mount ultra low profile top-actuated tactile switches with extended operating lifecycles up to 500,000. The switches measure just 3.7mm x 3.7mm with a board-mounted profile of 0.35mm. The PTS 540 Series tactile switches are RoHS...

Military 'Brain Thermometer' Receives FDA Clearance

October 20, 2014 4:39 pm | by AnthroTronix | News | Comments

AnthroTronix announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration clearance for its computerized cognitive test battery known as DANA. DANA provides clinicians with objective measurements of reaction time (speed and accuracy) to aid in the assessment of an individual’s...

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Blood Test for Relapsing Kidney Disease

October 20, 2014 4:21 pm | by American Society of Nephrology | News | Comments

Test could help prevent kidney failure In patients with an autoimmune disease that often involves the kidneys, monitoring the blood for autoantibodies may help doctors predict the chance of relapse. The findings are from a study appearing...

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