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Polymer Neutral Portfolio of Compounds

July 30, 2014 4:35 pm | by MDT Staff | Teknor Apex Company | Product Releases | Comments

In an innovative approach to the Asian market for medical compounds, Teknor Apex has restructured its extensive product portfolio with the goal of offering device designers and manufacturers a multiplicity...

New Generation AC-DC Power Supplies in Metal Enclosure

July 30, 2014 4:28 pm | by MDT Staff | Power Sources Unlimited Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Power Sources Unlimited has announced the TXM Series new generation of cost effective AC-DC power supplies with the popular low-profile metal case with screw terminal connection that makes them easy to install in any equipment...

Study: Marine pest provides advances in maritime anti-fouling and biomedicine

July 30, 2014 4:26 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

A team of biologists, led by Clemson University associate professor Andrew S. Mount, performed cutting-edge research on a marine pest that will pave the way for novel anti-fouling paint for ships and boats and also improve bio-adhesives for medical and industrial applications.

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Tazca Connects and Telehealth International Partnership to Deploy Turnkey Telehealth Solutions for Disadvantaged Rural Areas

July 30, 2014 4:10 pm | News | Comments

Tazca Connects and Telehealth International Partnership (TIP) to deploy turnkey Telehealth solutions for disadvantaged rural areas worldwide based on affordable 4G LTE-as-a-Service. The partnership accelerates high quality healthcare by increasing rural community access to medical specialists.

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NSF grant to Wayne State supports new concept for manufacturing nanoscale devices

July 30, 2014 3:58 pm | News | Comments

According to the National Science Foundation, nanotechnology is the creation and utilization of functional materials, devices, and systems with novel properties and functions. A major bottleneck in scaling up nanotechnology is the lack of manufacturing methods that connect different functional materials into one device.

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Dissolvable fabric loaded with medicine might offer faster protection against HIV

July 30, 2014 3:49 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

University of Washington bioengineers have discovered a potentially faster way to deliver a topical drug that protects women from contracting HIV. Their method spins the drug into silk-like fibers that quickly dissolve when in contact with moisture, releasing higher doses of the drug than possible with other topical materials such as gels or creams.

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Cold Genesys Raises $13.57 Million in a Series A Round of Financing to Accelerate Its Ongoing Phase II/III Clinical Trial for Bladder Cancer

July 30, 2014 3:38 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 30, 2014--Cold Genesys, Inc. (“CGI”), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing oncolytic immunotherapies for cancer, announced today that it has secured Series A financing of $13.57 million from Ally Bridge Group. CGI will deploy the capital...

Indoor and Outdoor Sun Tanning or Sun Burns Directly Linked to Deadly Melanoma Skin Cancer

July 30, 2014 1:37 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

BOCA RATON, Fla., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the US Surgeon General issued the most stern warning to date for indoor and outdoor sun tanning or sun burns stating they can lead directly to deadly melanoma skin cancer. In his statement Surgeon, General Boris Lushniak,...

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Transluminal Technologies receives CE Mark approval for velox CD vascular closure device

July 30, 2014 1:37 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

SYRACUSE, N.Y., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Transluminal Technologies LLC, a Syracuse, NY-based medical device company, has announced today that they have received CE Mark approval for the velox CD™ Vascular Closure Device. Velox CD™ provides a safe and predictable...

Growing Popularity of Multimodality Imaging Will Drive the Preclinical Animal Research Imaging System Market

July 30, 2014 11:41 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

BURLINGTON, Mass., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the United States preclinical animal research imaging system market will be significantly driven by the trend toward multimodality imaging, such as combining computed tomography and magnetic...

Brainwaves can predict audience reaction

July 30, 2014 11:30 am | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

Media and marketing experts have long sought a reliable method of forecasting responses from the general population to future products and messages. According to a study conducted at The City College of New York, it appears that the brain responses of just a few individuals are a remarkably strong predictor. By analyzing the brainwaves of ...

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CD-adapco Helps Advance the use of Simulation in Medical Device Industry

July 30, 2014 11:12 am | News | Comments

CD-adapco announced its renewed membership with the Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC), the first public-private partnership focused exclusively on the unique needs of the medical device community. MDIC made tremendous progress in the first year by bringing together the key players in the field of Computational Modeling and Simulation (CM&S). This momentum will drive

New Material For Surgical Products Could Aid In Healing Process

July 30, 2014 11:03 am | by McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science | News | Comments

When a foreign material like a medical device or surgical implant is put inside the human body, the body always responds. According to Northwestern's Guillermo Ameer, most of the time, that response can be negative and affect the device's function.

Researchers identify potential biomarker for AD

July 30, 2014 10:55 am | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) report variants in a new gene, PLXNA4, which may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease (AD). The discovery of this novel genetic association may lead to new drug treatment options that target PLXNA4 specifically. These findings appear in the Annals of Neurology.

Engineering Live: AC vs. DC (On Demand)

July 30, 2014 10:47 am | by MDT Staff | Videos | Comments

In the old war of currents between Edison and Tesla, Tesla's alternating current proved to be the winner in grid distribution. We wonder if it will prevail when it comes to local and regional distribution. The new distribution extends deeper than the power grid....

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