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Micro Connectors Are Rugged and Compact

September 9, 2010 6:14 am | Omnetics Connector Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Omnetics Connector Corp., a leading manufacturer of micro and nano miniature and high reliability connectors, has expanded its product line with the addition of the standard Micro-D connector.

3M acquires heating blanket maker for $810 million

September 9, 2010 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Manufacturing conglomerate 3M Co. has agreed to pay $810 million for Arizant Inc., a company that makes heating devices for surgical patients.The deal announced Thursday is one of a string of recent acquisitions for 3M as it stretches beyond its traditional business of making Post-It Notes and...

High-Sensitivity Digital Camera Based on CMOS Image Sensor

September 9, 2010 5:40 am | Hamamatsu Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Designed for low-light imaging at high frame rates, this new camera combines high resolution, high sensitivity, high speed, and low noise, at an excellent price/performance level.

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BridgeHead Software and Dell Offer Holistic Storage and Data Management Specifically For Hospitals

September 9, 2010 5:31 am | by RealWire | News | Comments

Joint Medical Archive Solution Challenges Current Landscape of Healthcare Data ManagementAshtead, UK and Woburn, MA, USA - 9th September 2010 - BridgeHead Software and Dell are offering hospitals a new way to store their medical and administrative data: in a centralised repository, within...

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Nottingham City Hospital Chooses Quality, Throughput and Flexibility With TomoTherapy(R) Radiation Therapy System for New Facility

September 9, 2010 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.tomotherapy.com () —TomoTherapy Incorporated (http://www.tomotherapy.com/) (NASDAQ: TOMO), maker of advanced, integrated radiation therapy solutions for cancer care, today announced that its technology will soon be used to treat cancer patients in Nottingham, England. The...

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Use of medication for insomnia or anxiety increases mortality risk by 36 percent

September 9, 2010 12:31 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Université Laval) Taking medications to treat insomnia and anxiety increases mortality risk by 36 percent, according to a study conducted by Geneviève Belleville, a professor at Université Laval's School of Psychology. The details of this study are published in the latest edition of the...

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SoloPower is first ever to receive UL certification for a flexible CIGS module

September 8, 2010 11:34 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Important Advancement for Solar Industry

Building an Implantable Artificial Kidney

September 8, 2010 9:35 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A prototype uses kidney cells to help it perform vital functions.

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Using chest compressions first just as successful as immediate defibrillation after cardiac arrest

September 8, 2010 9:34 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Michigan Health System) In cardiac arrest, is it best to start pumping on the victim's chest or give an immediate shock to the heart? The University of Michigan learns both rescue strategies are effective, yet chest compressions before defibrillation may be best in events...

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Abnormal body weight related to increased mortality in colon cancer patients

September 8, 2010 9:33 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Association for Cancer Research) Postmenopausal women diagnosed with colon cancer may be at increased risk of death if they fail to maintain a healthy body weight before cancer diagnosis, according to a study published in the September issue of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers &...

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ResMed says 2-for-1 stock split is complete

September 8, 2010 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Respiratory equipment maker ResMed Inc. confirmed Wednesday it completed a two-for-one stock split on Aug. 30.The split doubled the company's share count to nearly 151.4 million while halving the price of the shares. ResMed stock closed at $31.69 Wednesday, down 36 cents.

Stanford land-use expert brings satellite data down to Earth

September 8, 2010 1:38 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Stanford University) By integrating remote satellite imagery with revelations from door-to-door interviews, Stanford University geographer Eric Lambin and his colleagues are exploring the complex conditions that give rise to a broad range of land-use challenges -- from the...

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Manufacturers Take a Step to Reduce Carbon Footprint

September 8, 2010 1:37 pm | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | News | Comments

DEARBORN, Mich., September 8, 2010 — The demand for sustainability is growing stronger every day, and manufacturers are looking for ways to comply in order to reduce their impact on the environment and increase profitability. More

Patients Should Expect 'Long Life' from their Joint Replacements!

September 8, 2010 1:36 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

GLEN COVE, N.Y., Sept. 8 /- In response to the news that DePuy Orthopaedics, the manufacturer of an artificial hip system, issued a recall of its ASR product line after data indicated a higher than expected need for device replacement surgery five years after the initial procedure, Dr....

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Luminex MAGPIX System Shown to be More Cost Effective and Efficient Than Conventional ELISA Method in Initial Study

September 8, 2010 1:36 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 8 /- Luminex Corporation (Nasdaq: LMNX ), today announced that initial results from a study conducted at the NMI Natural and Medical Sciences Institute at the University of Tubingen in Germany demonstrate that its MAGPIX® system provides more cost effective and...

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