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$3 Microscope Plugs into Cell Phones

May 13, 2010 7:41 am | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Inexpensive, lightweight device provides basic medical diagnostics and images.

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Unmet expectations and smoking prove key factors in quitting bladder medication

May 13, 2010 7:41 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) A study of 5,392 adults found that a quarter had quit their overactive bladder medication, with nine out of ten saying it didn't work as expected or they couldn't tolerate it. A follow-up study six months later found that being a current smoker raised the risk of...

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Patent Awarded to the Design of TechniScan's Unique 3-D Breast Imaging System

May 13, 2010 7:41 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SALT LAKE CITY , May 13 /- A newly awarded U.S. Patent will protect TechniScan, Inc's., (OTC Bulletin Board: TSNI) novel way to image, biopsy and treat breast cancer. U.S. Patent 7,699,783 B2 titled "Method for Imaging and Treating a Breast" covers the company's design of a 3-D, Warm Bath...

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China Sky One Medical to Attend Investment Conferences in May

May 13, 2010 7:41 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HARBIN, China , May 13 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Sky One Medical, Inc. ("China Sky One Medical" or "the Company") (Nasdaq: CSKI ), a leading fully integrated pharmaceutical company producing over-the-counter drugs in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that...

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Biosense Webster Introduces the THERMOCOOL(R) SF Irrigated Catheter in the European Union

May 13, 2010 7:41 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WATERLOO, Belgium , May 13, 2010 /- - State-of-the-Art Irrigated Ablation Catheter Offers a Unique Design and Industry Leading Cooling Efficiency Biosense Webster, Inc., a worldwide leader in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, announced today the completion of the first...

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St. Jude Medical and iRhythm Technologies Enter into Partnership to Co-Market Novel Cardiac Rhythm Monitor

May 13, 2010 7:41 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DENVER , May 13 /- St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE: STJ ) and iRhythm Technologies, Inc., a privately-held company, announced today they have entered into partnership with a focus on iRhythm's Zio™ Patch. iRhythm also announced closure of a $10 million private equity round of...

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Product Development: Outlook Optimistic for Venture Capital Funding

May 13, 2010 6:56 am | Blogs | Comments

"Cautiously optimistic" is what one person is calling the outlook for venture capital funding.  It's not news to anyone that this industry has fallen on hard times, and it will likely remain troubled for a few years.

Making the Most of Networking in the Medical Device Industry

May 13, 2010 6:18 am | Blogs | Comments

The New England region has a number of valuable medical device specialty interest groups that are great venues for networking with industry professionals and promoting your services to prospects.

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Building a Medical Products Business: A 10-Year Journey in Five Acts

May 13, 2010 5:58 am | by Patrick Yi, CEO | Blogs | Comments

After launching the SurgiLance One-Step Safety Lancet in the United States in 2000, SurgiLance quickly achieved sales of $1 million (2001) and then $3 million (2002) and then $6.3 million in 2003.

The Reluctant Medical Product Sales Blogger

May 13, 2010 5:28 am | by Randy Prather | Blogs | Comments

Although I'm passionate about what I do at MediPurpose and have admittedly been quite successful with our medical product marketing and distribution, it's not my style to pontificate, to offer unsolicited advice or to act like I'm an expert. This might seem a bit contradictory for somebody whose job primarily involves promoting and selling medical products! 

‘How’ Do You Do? A Medical Device Entrepreneur’s Perspective

May 13, 2010 5:08 am | by Patrick Yi | Blogs | Comments

This blog—or at least my contributions to it—will attempt to answer these and many other questions...but not through "here's how you should do it" checklists, but through my personal "here's how I did it" perspectives.

Wireless Medical Devices - Endless Possibilities

May 7, 2010 12:51 pm | by Emblaze Consulting | White Papers

Wireless technologies are bringing about dramatic improvements in the quality of healthcare by allowing patients unprecedented mobility while providing healthcare professionals with easy and real-time access to patient data. Awareness of telehealth and wireless medical applications is increasing with more high profile companies entering the space, along with prominent media coverage and a rise in the number of conferences highlighting the technology.

Timely Maintenance Key to Extending Life of Flexible Conveyor System

May 7, 2010 12:51 pm | by Bosch Rexroth Corporation | White Papers

Taking the time to perform several routine maintenance procedures on assembly conveyors significantly adds to the efficiency and longevity of the system.

The Future of Medical Imaging

May 7, 2010 12:51 pm | by Texas Instruments | White Papers

In a technology enabled future, a bathroom mirror with a retinal scanner behind the glass collects vital signs and looks for clues to retinopathy, and a toilet with an embedded processor analyzes urine to identify kidney infections or the progression of chronic conditions such as diabetes.

The Effect of Gamma Sterilization on Select TPE Materials

May 7, 2010 12:51 pm | by RTP Company | White Papers

It is well known and published that modern sterilization techniques can have a detrimental effect on polymers. In particular, gamma sterilization, which is the most common ionization method, can cause substantial changes in polymeric materials.

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