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Veterans Will Be First to Try Cyber Physical Therapy

June 11, 2015 2:30 pm | by National Science Foundation | News | Comments

The Internet has been transformational, changing how we communicate with friends and family, how we shop, and more recently, how we heal. Physical therapy is the latest treatment to be offered as telemedicine, with an experimental system now...

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Miniature Heart Sensor Keeps Heart Failure Patients Out of the Hospital

June 11, 2015 1:54 pm | by Mount Sinai Medical Center | News | Comments

Cardiologists at The Mount Sinai Hospital have begun implanting tiny, state-of-the-art microchip sensors in patients with advanced heart failure to better monitor symptoms and reduce their chances of returning to the hospital. The implantable sensor...

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Back Blow Air Nozzle

June 11, 2015 1:09 pm | by Exair Corporation | Exair Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

EXAIR’s new 1/4 NPT Back Blow Air Nozzle has been designed to effectively blow debris and liquids from pipe or hose inside diameters, channel, bores, holes, internal threads and other internal part features...

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Canted Coil Springs for EMI/RFI Shielding

June 11, 2015 1:01 pm | by Bal Seal Engineering, Inc. | Bal Seal Engineering, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

A new technical catalog published by Bal Seal Engineering, Inc. provides engineers and designers with detailed information about how canted coil springs can be used to address electromagnetic interference/radio...

5 Things to Know About Your PSA Test

June 11, 2015 11:35 am | by College of American Pathologists (CAP) | News | Comments

It's Men’s Health Month (June), and heeding the advice of your wife, girlfriend or significant other, you have decided to schedule yourself for that routine physical that you've been putting off. One aspect of your visit to the doctor’s office...

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Helpful Medical Devices Harmful to Privacy

June 11, 2015 10:38 am | by Rebecca Rudolph, Editor, Surgical Products | Articles | Comments

While imaging equipment and other medical devices may seem like helpful tools to help diagnose and treat patients, they’re also opportunities for attackers, as TrapX Security stated in an Anatomy of Attack report on medical device hijacking...

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Device Detects Patients’ Antibiotic Resistance in 30 Minutes

June 11, 2015 9:45 am | by St. George's, University of London | News | Comments

A new device being developed by medical experts will transform the time it takes to detect antibiotic resistance in patients from several days to just half an hour. The development will allow doctors to effectively treat patients with infections...

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iPad App Helps Arthritic Children and Young People Communicate Pain

June 11, 2015 9:41 am | by European League Against Rheumatism | News | Comments

The results of a study presented today at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress (EULAR 2015) demonstrated the value of a new interactive iPad app that helps young people with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) describe their pain...

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Custom Earplugs to Aid Musicians at Bonnaroo, CMA Music Festival

June 11, 2015 9:33 am | by Vanderbilt University Medical Center | News | Comments

The Vanderbilt Audiology Clinic is teaming up with the nonprofit organization MusiCares to provide free, custom earplugs for musicians at Bonnaroo and the CMA Music Festival. Vanderbilt audiologists will be on the ground at the music festivals...

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First Functional, Synthetic Immune Organ with Controllable Antibodies

June 11, 2015 9:20 am | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Cornell University engineers have created a functional, synthetic immune organ that produces antibodies and can be controlled in the lab, completely separate from a living organism. The engineered organ has implications for everything from...

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Which Artificial Pancreas System Is the Best for Children with Type 1 Diabetes?

June 11, 2015 9:16 am | by Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montréal | News | Comments

A Montréal research team, co-supervised by Dr. Rémi Rabasa-Lhoret from the IRCM and Dr. Laurent Legault from the Montreal Children’s Hospital, undertook the first pediatric outpatient study to compare three alternative treatments for type 1...

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Dynamic Whole-Body PET Detects More Cancer

June 11, 2015 9:07 am | by Society of Nuclear Medicine | News | Comments

Imaging lung cancer requires both precision and innovation. With this aim, researchers have developed a technique for clinical positron emission tomography (PET) imaging that creates advanced whole-body parametric maps, which allow quantitative...

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Nanoparticles Target and Kill Stem Cells that Drive Tumor Growth

June 11, 2015 9:04 am | by American Chemical Society | News | Comments

Many cancer patients survive treatment only to have a recurrence within a few years. Recurrences and tumor spreading are likely due to cancer stem cells that can be tough to kill with conventional cancer drugs. But now researchers have designed...

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Assessing Astronauts' Health with Blood and Urine Samples Taken in Space

June 10, 2015 3:20 pm | by ReelNASA | Videos | Comments

NASA Commentator Lori Meggs talks with Dr. Scott M. Smith, the manager of the Nutritional Biochemistry Laboratory at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, about how researchers are studying blood and urine samples from the International Space Station crew...

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Wearables, 3D Printed Drones & Robotics Among New Tech in NYC Today

June 10, 2015 3:18 pm | by David Mantey, Editorial Director, @djamesmanny | News | Comments

ICYMI: New wearable technology, 3D printed drones, and advanced robotics were but a few of the of the new technologies on display at...

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