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Proteomics Provides New Leads into Nerve Regeneration

May 5, 2015 11:59 am | by Boston Children's Hospital | News | Comments

Using proteomics techniques to study injured optic nerves, researchers at Boston Children's Hospital have identified previously unrecognized proteins and pathways involved in nerve regeneration. Adding back one of these proteins--the oncogene...

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High-Tech Sensors Help Kids Keep Eye on Aging Parents

May 5, 2015 11:56 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Each time 81-year-old Bill Dworsky or his 80-year-old wife Dorothy opens the refrigerator, closes the bathroom door or lifts the lid on a pill container, tiny sensors in their San Francisco home make notes on a digital logbook. The couple's...

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Chest Strap Heart Rate Monitor

May 5, 2015 11:54 am | by Empa | News | Comments

The demand for ECG monitoring systems is increasing, and not just because hospitals and rehabilitation clinics are interested in such instruments for the long-term monitoring of patients’ hearts and circulatory systems. In addition, the trend towards...

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A Desktop 3D Printer for Living Tissue

May 5, 2015 11:20 am | by Sam Brusco, Associate Editor, @SamISureAm | News | Comments

Biotech startup BioBots debuted its desktop 3D printer for biomaterials at TechCrunch’s Disrupt NY – producing a replica of Van Gogh’s ear. 3D bioprinting, the fabrication of biological constructs via a 3D printing technologies, already...

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Flat Motion Series Cable

May 5, 2015 11:17 am | by Cicoil Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Cicoil is pleased to announce the introduction of its NEW EZ-Flexx Motion Series Plus Cable for high performance motion control applications. The hybrid design incorporates both power and signal wires, all in a single flat cable package, and provides exceptional...

Clamping Down on Harmful Harmonics

May 5, 2015 10:18 am | by Steve Hughes, Managing Director, REO UK | Articles | Comments

It seems that human-kind has an insatiable appetite to dominate every aspect of our environment. At home, in the car or at the office, we demand complete control. Innovations in medical technology (MedTech) are helping us to achieve this and...

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New Laser Process Custom Shapes Optical Fibers

May 5, 2015 9:37 am | by Fraunhofer | News | Comments

Modern medicine relies on optical fibers to cauterize unhealthy veins in a minimally invasive way. Now, Fraunhofer researchers have developed a laser processing method that facilitates automated series manufacture of these fibers at a much...

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Bluetooth-Enabled Blood Pressure Monitor and Scale

May 5, 2015 9:32 am | by Omron Healthcare Inc. | News | Comments

Omron Healthcare Inc., the leader in home blood pressure monitoring, announced today the launch of a new blood pressure monitor and scale with connectivity via smartphone, tablet, or other gateway devices for telemedicine and telehealth...

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Novel X-Ray Technology Finds Hard-to-See Tumors

May 5, 2015 9:26 am | by Technische Universität München | News | Comments

Soft tissue disorders like tumors are very difficult to recognize using normal X-ray machines. There is hardly any distinction between healthy tissue and tumors. Researchers at the Technische Universität München (TUM) have now developed...

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Pressure-Monitoring Stockings Prevent Wounds in Diabetics

May 5, 2015 9:20 am | by Fraunhofer | News | Comments

Diabetics often have little feeling in their feet and don’t perceive the body’s pressure or temperature signals there. This can result in unnoticed wounds that then develop into abscesses. Many diabetics have to have toes or feet amputated...

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Screening Method Detects Twice as Many Women with Ovarian Cancer

May 5, 2015 9:16 am | by University College London | News | Comments

A new screening method can detect twice as many women with ovarian cancer as conventional strategies, according to the latest results from the largest trial of its kind led by UCL. The method uses a statistical calculation to interpret changing...

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How Stem Cells Grow Depends on What They Grow Up In

May 5, 2015 9:11 am | by University of California - San Diego | News | Comments

Human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs) possess the ability to grow into almost any kind of cell, which has made them dynamic tools for studying early human development and disease, but much depends upon what they grow up in. Writing in the...

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St. Jude Medical Completes Acquisition of Spinal Modulation Inc.

May 5, 2015 9:06 am | by St. Jude Medical | News | Comments

St. Jude Medical Inc., a global medical device company, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Spinal Modulation, Inc., developer of the Axium Neurostimulator System. The acquisition was completed on May 1, 2015. With the closing...

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Series UP6 Gear Pumps

May 5, 2015 8:30 am | by Clark Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

Clark Solutions introduces Series UP6 Gear Pumps. These powerful, compact, self-priming, electrical pumps provide flow rates to 6.9 GPM at pressures up to 29 PSI and are available in 12VDC or 24VDC versions. Constructed with helical bronze gears, nickel-plated brass bodies...

Peristaltic Pump

May 4, 2015 4:32 pm | by Clark Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

Clark Solutions introduces the M500 Peristaltic Pump. Available with a selection of tubing, motors, and other options, M500 Series pumps can be configured to handle a wide range of media. M500 Peristaltic Pumps are available with 12VDC or 24 VDC...

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