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One Handed Torquer

October 30, 2014 12:22 am | by MDT Staff | Qosina | Product Releases | Comments

Qosina is featuring a one handed green torquer (#97339) from its extensive line of guide wire accessories. Made of ABS, Polypropylene, and stainless steel, the torquer fits guide wires 0.018 – 0.038 inch. It is operable with one hand by squeezing (instead of turning) the top button to open the locking mechanism and load the guide wire. Molded ridges enhance grip, steering and torque...

Medical Electronic Solutions at MD&M Minneapolis

October 30, 2014 12:20 am | by MDT Staff | Molex | Product Releases | Comments

Molex To Showcase Expanding Medical Portfolio At MD&M Minneapolis 2014 Booth 1518 spotlights pioneering technologies for groundbreaking healthcare devices LISLE, IL – October 29, 2014 – Molex Incorporated will showcase a comprehensive medical product portfolio at the upcoming Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) Minneapolis Conference being held October 29-30. Molex electronic solut...

Low Cost, High Precision Alignment Stages

October 29, 2014 7:23 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Optimal Engineering Systems’ (OES) low profile, XY-theta stages are designed for high precision alignment applications. These stages move in an XY-plane and rotate around the center of the XY-plane. The terms alignment table, or XY-rotation stage...

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Cable Assembly Integrated Solutions

October 29, 2014 7:20 pm | by MDT Staff | ODU-USA, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

With its expansion into the US market, ODU-USA has the capability of supplying its cable assembly solutions and capabilities for medical and military applications worldwide. ODU’s exceptional engineering standards ensure the highest level of cable design and performance...

Board-Level Programmable Logic Controller

October 29, 2014 7:13 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

The SPLat HMI430 is a board-level programmable logic controller (PLC) with an integrated 4.3-inch colour touchscreen, available at nearly half the cost of previous products with similar functionality. With onboard, ruggedized digital I/O, analog I/O, and the SPLat MultiTrack™ built-in multitasking operating system, the HMI430 delivers professional-quality control that is affordable and easy to...

App Developer Specialist

October 29, 2014 7:09 pm | by MDT Staff | Microchip Technology, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced its first App Developer Specialist—WillowTree Apps—the latest company to join Microchip’s world-class Design Partner Network...

IP 68 Quick Fix Cable Glands

October 29, 2014 7:02 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

New Quick Fix Cable Glands from OKW speed up installations and make it easier to work when access is difficult. Quick Fix Cable Glands have been designed to be fitted from the outside without the use of special tools. They will fit both OKW and non-OKW enclosures...

Photos of the Day: Exploring the Science behind Scalp Cooling

October 29, 2014 3:58 pm | by Paxman | News | Comments

Scalp cooling works by lowering the temperature of the head and scalp immediately before, after and during the administration of chemotherapy. This in turn reduces the blood flow to the hair follicles, thus preventing or minimizing the damage, meaning that hair loss is not inevitable...

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Scalp Cooler Could Halt Chemo Hair Loss

October 29, 2014 3:52 pm | by University of Huddersfield | News | Comments

The hair loss that is often an emotionally devastating consequence of chemotherapy can be halted by the use of special scalp cooling devices used before, during and after treatment. Now University of Huddersfield researchers, working closely with one of the world’s leading companies...

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Novel Ultrasound Technology to Screens for Heart Conditions

October 29, 2014 3:26 pm | by UC San Diego | News | Comments

Engineers at the University of California, San Diego have determined for the first time the impact of a ring-shaped vortex on transporting blood flow in normal and abnormal ventricles within the human heart. They worked with cardiologists at the Non-Invasive Cardiology Laboratory...

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Better Chemotherapy through Targeted Delivery

October 29, 2014 3:16 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Every year, about 100,000 Americans are diagnosed with brain tumors that have spread from elsewhere in the body. These tumors, known as metastases, are usually treated with surgery followed by chemotherapy, but the cancer often returns. A new study from MIT, Brigham and Women’s Hospital...

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On the Run: Continuous ECG Surveillance of Marathon Athletes

October 29, 2014 1:30 pm | by European Society of Cardiology | News | Comments

The condition of an athlete's heart has for the first time been accurately monitored throughout the duration of a marathon race. The real-time monitoring was achieved by continuous electrocardiogram surveillance and data transfer over the public mobile phone network...

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New Technology Shows Promise for Delivery of Therapeutics to the Brain

October 29, 2014 12:29 pm | by Virginia Tech | News | Comments

A new technology that may assist in the treatment of brain cancer and other neurological diseases is the subject of an article in a recent issue of the journal Technology, published by World Scientific Publishing Company. According to the authors, the current medical use of chemotherapy...

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New Home Test Shakes Up Colon Cancer Screening

October 29, 2014 10:47 am | by Marilynn Marchione, AP Chief Medical Writer | News | Comments

Starting Monday, millions of people who have avoided colon cancer screening can get a new home test that's noninvasive and doesn't require the icky preparation most other methods do. The test is the first to look for cancer-related DNA in stool ...

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U.S. Surgical Hemostat, Internal Tissue Sealant, Adhesion Barrier Market to Reach Nearly $2.9B by 2023

October 29, 2014 10:40 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Decision Resources Group finds that the United States market for surgical hemostats, internal tissue sealants and adhesion barriers will grow rapidly through 2023 to reach a value of nearly $2.9 billion. The market will be driven by ...  

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