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Tax Savings Not Only Benefit to Medtronic-Covidien Deal

August 19, 2014 10:37 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

US-based Medtronic said it would purchase Ireland-based Covidien for $42.9 billion, combining two of the world's biggest medical device makers and helping Medtronic savings with a headquarters change.  Kalorama estimates the deal will come...

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Research Sites Investigating Medical Device Proven to Restore Vision, Improve Quality of Life in Seniors

August 19, 2014 10:35 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Dr. David Boyer with Retina-Vitreous Associates Medical Group and Dr. Samuel Masket with Advanced Vision Care announced they are participating in a nationwide, post-approval study of the Implantable Miniature Telescope (by Dr. Isaac Lipshitz)...

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MEDICA Conference Dusseldorf

August 19, 2014 10:35 am | Events

In addition to the professional trade fair our "MEDICA Conferences and Forums" have become an integral part of the trade fair: the re-structured MEDICA EDUCATION CONFERENCE (the largest interdisciplinary forum of Germany), the German...

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GE Healthcare: New Dementia Research Reveals Overwhelming Demand for “The Value of Knowing”

August 19, 2014 10:34 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Three out of four people would want to know what kind of neurological disorder they had even if there was no cure, according to new global research from GE Healthcare. An even higher percentage of respondents, 81%, would want to identify an...

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EMR Paves the Way for Big Data

August 19, 2014 10:19 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

According to Kalorama Information, electronic medical records (EMR) is the crucial component needed to make Big Data in healthcare a reality, and this a factor that will drive system sales.  As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment...

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MD&M Minneapolis Conference

August 19, 2014 10:08 am | Events

Whether you have two hours or two days, the MD&M Minneapolis Conference is designed to be flexible, maximizing both your conference and show floor experience. Create your own agenda and attend the sessions...

Imaging Without Limits Conference

August 19, 2014 9:49 am | Events

To address the rising demands of imaging systems in mobile, medical, automotive and other technology applications, the Imaging Without Limits Conference (7-8 October) will be introduced at SEMICON Europa 2014 this year to address this surging market. Until recently, the imaging market was based primarily...

MedTech 2014

August 19, 2014 9:33 am | Events

MedTech Association, a trade association for bioscience and medical technology (Bio/Med) companies in New York State, is hosting its annual conference this year Sept. 15 and 16 in Albany, N.Y. In an industry that has seen major changes recently...

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August 19, 2014 9:22 am | Events

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Rapid.Tech

August 19, 2014 9:12 am | Events

The 11th Rapid.Tech in Erfurt, held on 14 and 15 May 2014, served to further expand the fair’s position as one of the leading international meeting points for additive manufacturing. Around 3,500 visitors from 20 countries caught...

New DC Motors Boost Battery Life with Operational Efficiencies

August 18, 2014 6:13 pm | by MDT Staff | Bei Kimco Magnetics | Product Releases | Comments

BEI Kimco Magnetics has developed new frameless Brushless DC Motors in multiple designs that provide extremely high operational efficiencies in excess of 90% that enable extended battery life...

MEMS Pressure Sensor for Ambient Pressure Measurement

August 18, 2014 6:07 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Silicon Microstructures has introduced the SM6842 MEMS pressure sensor designed especially for ambient pressure measurement and available in an absolute pressure range of 15 PSI (103kPa). The pressure sensor housing is based on standard surface mount...

Artificial Cells Act Like the Real Thing

August 18, 2014 4:21 pm | by Weizmann Institute of Science | News | Comments

Imitation, they say, is the sincerest form of flattery, but mimicking the intricate networks and dynamic interactions that are inherent to living cells is difficult to achieve outside the cell. Now, as published in Science, Weizmann Institute...

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Engineering Long-Lasting Joint Lubrication by Mimicking Nature

August 18, 2014 4:12 pm | by Johns Hopkins Medicine | News | Comments

By finding a way to bind a slippery molecule naturally found in the fluid that surrounds healthy joints, Johns Hopkins researchers have engineered surfaces that have the potential to deliver long-lasting lubrication at specific spots throughout...

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Surgeons First in U.S. to Implant Device to Treat Cluster Headaches

August 18, 2014 4:08 pm | by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center | News | Comments

For those suffering excruciating pain from cluster headaches, relief may soon be available from an investigational device being studied in a national multicenter clinical trial. Recently, doctors at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical...

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