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Infographic: The Connected Body

July 21, 2015 2:27 pm | by Wireless Lift Sciences | News | Comments

By leveraging new, innovative health devices and technologies, users now have the means to better manage their health and access health care outside of traditional medical settings. Let’s take a look at some trending connected health technology...

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Buyer Beware, Dental Implants Prone to Fracture

July 21, 2015 1:58 pm | by American Technion Society | News | Comments

When Keren Shemtov-Yona, DDS, a dental researcher at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, examined 100 discarded dental implants under a scanning electron microscope, she found that more than 60 percent of the implants had cracks...

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Surgical Protein Glue Inspired by Mussels

July 21, 2015 1:06 pm | by Pohang University of Science & Technology | News | Comments

Inspired by nature's wonders, Korean scientists at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) have developed a light-activated, mussel protein-based bioadhesive (LAMBA) that works on the same principles as mussels attaching...

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Stepper Motors

July 21, 2015 11:48 am | by Kollmorgen | Product Releases | Comments

Kollmorgen is pleased to introduce the next generation of stepper motors, the PMX series, adding smaller 08, 11, and 14 frame sizes to the traditional 17, 23 and 34 frame size offering. Thanks to a wider range of sizes and options, OEMs...

'Drug Delivery' Drone Makes Its FAA-approved Debut

July 21, 2015 11:21 am | by Sam Brusco, Associate Editor, @SamISureAm | Videos | Comments

This past Friday, the first FAA-approved drone delivery in the U.S. took place. What was it delivering, you might ask? 24 packages of medicine! The delivery was a part of the "Let's Fly Wisely" project, delivered to a free clinic operated by Remote...

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Curing Cancer Through Open Source Solutions

July 21, 2015 10:57 am | by Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief, @SeanFenske | Blogs | Comments

In a connected world, hope, inspiration, and support can be just a few clicks away. The internet brings with it a wealth of information and support communities established specifically for the purpose of coming together to discuss “best...

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Does Your Medical Innovation Have Legs in the New Healthcare Reality?

July 21, 2015 10:47 am | by Tim Pelura, PhD, CEO, Surpass Inc. | Surpass, Inc. | Blogs | Comments

In the present era of affordable and accountable healthcare, how that care is delivered and managed has come under tremendous pressure – and cost containment is the order of the day. Likewise, the role of technology in the care continuum has...

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An Accurate Test to Diagnose Debilitating Lyme Disease

July 21, 2015 9:48 am | by The Translational Genomics Research Institute | News | Comments

Focus On Lyme, an initiative sponsored by the Leadership Children's Foundation of Gilbert, Ariz., has donated $75,000 to the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) to support research into the development of a quick, affordable...

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How Effective Is Total Knee Replacement in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients?

July 21, 2015 9:24 am | by Wiley | News | Comments

Studies that have assessed the effects of total knee replacement on quality of life are scarce and have been almost exclusively limited to patients with osteoarthritis, even though rheumatoid arthritis is the most common inflammatory arthritis...

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Fluorescent Material Reveals How Cells Grow

July 21, 2015 9:17 am | by Linköping University | News | Comments

Fiber from a semiconducting polymer, developed for solar cells, is an excellent support material for the growth of new human tissue. Researchers at Linköping University have shown that the fiber glows, which makes it possible to follow the growth...

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The Nuts and Bolts of Biodegradable Implants

July 21, 2015 8:57 am | by AAMI | News | Comments

Patients recovering from major skeletal injuries frequently rely on permanent synthetic and inert hardware to support bone tissue during the healing process. This approach utilizes pins, plates, rods, and screws that are often left in place...

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3D Printing Tissues and Organs Could Help Treat Incurable Diseases

July 21, 2015 8:53 am | by Binghamton University, State University of New York | News | Comments

A team of Binghamton University researchers are creating a 3D printing process to build implantable tissues and organs to treat otherwise incurable diseases. Biomedical engineering professors Kaiming Ye and Sha Jin are focusing on potential diabetes...

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Catheter-based Heart Valve Operations: An Ever-growing Competition for Scalpels

July 20, 2015 4:16 pm | by Dr. Thomas Kron, Freelance Medical Journalist | Articles | Comments

Catheter-supported operations as an alternative to operative procedures are becoming ever more popular in many medical fields; because catheter systems are being continually improved and due to an increase in the number of older and multi-morbid...

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Coming Soon: A Take-Home Herpes Test

July 20, 2015 4:01 pm | by Sam Brusco, Associate Editor, @SamISureAm | Blogs | Comments

The FDA has recently approved a take-home HSV-1 test provided by Theranos, a company that provides diagnostic testing for hundreds of diseases with only a few drops of blood. Testers can now use Theranos’ finger-stick technology to test outside of the lab...

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3400 MHz Voltage Controlled Oscillator

July 20, 2015 2:12 pm | by Crystek Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Crystek's CVCO55CC-3400-3400 VCO (Voltage Controlled Oscillator) operates at 3400 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.3 V~4.9 V. This VCO features a max. phase noise of -112 dBc/Hz @ 10 KHz offset and has excellent linearity...

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