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Barcode Reader

May 8, 2015 2:11 pm | by Dynamsoft | Product Releases | Comments

Dynamsoft today released a new version of its Barcode Reader software development kit (SDK) to now work as an independent product. It previously only worked as an add-on to other Dynamsoft image capture SDKs. In addition Dynamsoft’s Barcode Reader 2.0...

We Can Use Bacteria to Detect Cancer (and Maybe Treat It)

May 8, 2015 12:20 pm | by TED | Videos | Comments

Liver cancer is one of the most difficult cancers to detect, but synthetic biologist Tal Danino had a left-field thought: What if we could create a probiotic, edible bacteria that was "programmed" to find liver tumors? His insight exploits something...

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4 Design Considerations for Integrated Drug Delivery Systems

May 8, 2015 10:59 am | by Graham Reynolds, VP of Marketing and Communications - Delivery Systems, West Pharmaceutical Services | Articles | Comments

Historically, the primary focus of pharmaceutical manufacturers has, appropriately, been on the efficacy and safety of their drug product. However, with more drugs coming onto the market as combination products — drug products paired with delivery devices...

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Wearable Technology Helps Reduce C-Sections, Speed Labor

May 8, 2015 10:46 am | by Desert Valley Medical Center | News | Comments

Desert Valley Medical Center, named a Top 100 Hospitals in the Nation five times, is the first U.S. hospital to deploy the wireless Leaf Patient Monitoring System in its Labor and Delivery rooms to help reduce the duration of labor and risk of...

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Cellular Bubbles Deliver Parkinson's Meds Directly to Brain

May 8, 2015 10:36 am | by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill | News | Comments

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have used exosomes -- tiny bubbles of protein and fat produced naturally by cells -- to bypass the body's defenses and deliver a potent antioxidant directly to the brain to treat...

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3D X-ray Technique Detects More Breast Cancer in Screening

May 8, 2015 10:33 am | by Lund University | News | Comments

Tomosynthesis detects 40% more breast cancers than traditional mammography does, according to a major screening study from Lund University, Sweden. This is the first large-scale study to compare the screening method with regular mammograms...

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Hackathon Attempts to Take On Dementia

May 8, 2015 9:54 am | by University of Lincoln | News | Comments

Designers, coders, hackers and researchers are coming together for an event aimed at exploring how digital technologies could support and improve dementia care. Create-4-Dementia, from 30th to 31st May 2015, is the first public event of the Social...

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Faster Skin Biopsies Without Anesthesia

May 8, 2015 9:50 am | by Carlos III University of Madrid | News | Comments

Currently a skin biopsy involves cutting the base layer of the skin manually, removing it with forceps and sewing up the incision with one or two stitches. Thanks to the new automatic device, a simple click will be enough to obtain a sample...

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Artificial Membranes with Programmable Surfaces

May 8, 2015 9:46 am | by University of Pennsylvania | News | Comments

Decorating the outside of cells like tiny antenna, a diverse community of sugar molecules acts like a telecommunications system, sending and receiving information, recognizing and responding to foreign molecules and neighboring cells...

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Facial Recognition 'Smart' Cane for the Blind

May 8, 2015 9:37 am | by Birmingham City University | News | Comments

A revolutionary ‘smart’ cane enabling the visually impaired to instantly identify friends and family could be available soon, thanks to students at Birmingham City University. The ‘XploR’ mobility cane, being developed by ICT students...

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Nameplates

May 7, 2015 5:20 pm | by Nameplates For Industry, Inc. (NFi) | Nameplates For Industry, Inc. (NFi) | Product Releases | Comments

Custom nameplates and faceplates for appliances, instruments, machinery, and equipment where high product quality is a critical brand identifier are available from Nameplates For Industry, Inc. of New Bedford, Massachusetts. NFi Nameplates are custom...

Elegant Delivery Solution for Reagents in POC Diagnostics

May 7, 2015 3:58 pm | by Blake S. Perkins, Executive Director, Diagnostic Business Development, J-Pac Medical | J-Pac Medical | Articles | Comments

The continuing growth of point-of-care (POC) in vitro diagnostic (IVD) testing is supported by technology improvements and the recognition that rapid test results offer economic and patient outcome benefits. Frangible seal technology offers...

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An LED Foot Pain Reliever

May 7, 2015 3:42 pm | by Hammacher Schlemmer | News | Comments

Continuing its 167-year history of offering the Best, the Only and the Unexpected, Hammacher Schlemmer introduces The LED Foot Pain Reliever, the only device for the feet that produces safe infrared heat to stimulate blood circulation...

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Hacking a Teleoperated Surgical Robot to Reveal Security Flaws

May 7, 2015 3:39 pm | by University of Washington | News | Comments

To make cars as safe as possible, we crash them into walls to pinpoint weaknesses and better protect the people who use them. That's the idea behind a series of experiments conducted by a University of Washington engineering team who hacked a...

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Implant May Eliminate Need for Eye Drops After Cataract Surgery

May 7, 2015 3:32 pm | by Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) | News | Comments

Researchers have developed a drug-releasing implant that controls pain and inflammation, eliminating the need for eye drops following cataract surgery. The research is being presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in...

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