The Essential Resource for the Medical Design Engineering Community
Subscribe to MDT Magazine All

Fiber Optics for Potentially Damaging Environments

September 15, 2010 12:26 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Allowing the use of fiber optics in potentially damaging environments, Fiberguide Industries introduces its new standard line of single fiber assemblies. Fiberguide’s assemblies have proven effective in a number of scientific and industrial applications.

Urgent steps needed to tackle inadequate support for women with secondary breast cancer

September 15, 2010 11:38 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) Cancer experts are calling for urgent action to tackle the inadequate support that women receive when their breast cancer spreads to other organs, such as the bones, lungs, liver and brain. A trio of papers in the latest issue of the European Journal of Cancer...


Overprotective parents may impact heart anxiety in adults with congenital heart conditions

September 15, 2010 11:37 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Springer) Adults with congenital heart disease are more likely to suffer heart-focused anxiety -- a fear of heart-related symptoms and sensations -- if their parents were overprotective during their childhood and adolescence. A study in Springer's International Journal of...


Access Scientific Partners with Teleflex to Launch PICC WAND

September 15, 2010 11:31 am | News | Comments

Access Scientific has partnered with Teleflex Incorporated to launch the new PICC WAND™, which enables clinicians to insert a peelable sheath for PICC or midline catheter placement using the new Accelerated Seldinger Technique(AST)


Valcyte (valganciclovir hydrochloride) Label Change: Possible overdose in pediatric patients

September 15, 2010 11:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

New dosing recommendations to prevent potential overdose in pediatric transplant patients


TSX-listed corporate dividends and distributions declared Sept. 15, 2010

September 15, 2010 10:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Dividends or distributions were declared or updated on the followed listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange on September 15, 2010.Canadian Helicopters Income Fund Units (TSX:CHL.UN): $0.091875. Payable Oct 15. Record Sep 30.Firstservice Corporation 0.07 Series '1' Pr Usf (TSX:FSV.PR.U):...

Gene network reveals link between fats and heart disease signs

September 15, 2010 9:33 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Walter and Eliza Hall Institute) A gene network behind hardening of the arteries and coronary heart disease has been identified by a team of scientists from Australia, Europe and the United Kingdom. Their findings expose potential targets for the treatment of heart disease.


Investors take charge at HydroCision

September 15, 2010 9:32 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Medical device company HydroCision Inc. of North Billerica said today that new investors have acquired the company and named Howard Donnelly, former president of Level 1, as president and CEO.


Homecare Provider Testifies on Downside of Medicare 'Competitive' Bidding Program Before House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee

September 15, 2010 8:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A home medical equipment provider testifies today about the negative impact of Medicare's controversial "competitive" bidding program for durable medical equipment and services. Karen A. Lerner, a registered nurse and wound care specialist...


HydroCision Announces New Investment to Accelerate Growth of Novel Fluidjet Technology for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

September 15, 2010 8:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., Sept. 15 /- HydroCision Inc. ( ), a privately held medical device company, announced today the purchase of the majority of the Company by new investors, led by venture capital firms Volcano Capital, Bioventures, and Omega Funds. HydroCision is...


Astellas Awards Scholarships to 12 Transplant Recipients and Donors Who Embody Hope, Courage and Achievement

September 15, 2010 8:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DEERFIELD, Ill., Sept. 15 /- Astellas Pharma US, Inc. has announced the winners of the second 2010 Transplant Scholars Awards, which awarded a dozen $5,000 educational scholarships to transplant recipients and living donors from around the country to help them pursue their educational...


CareFusion and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Create Illinois Hospital Quality Initiative to Help Eliminate Health Care-Associated Infections

September 15, 2010 8:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 15 /- CareFusion and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois today announced that 23 hospitals have formed the Illinois Hospital Quality Initiative (IHQI), a partnership created to improve clinical outcomes and cut health care costs by reducing health care-associated...


FierceBiotech Names VentiRx Pharmaceuticals as One of the 'Fierce 15' Biotech Companies of 2010

September 15, 2010 8:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 15 /- VentiRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel Toll-Like Receptor 8 (TLR8) candidates for the treatment of cancer, respiratory and inflammatory diseases, announced today that it has been named to the annual...


Three Leading Sleep Solution Providers Choose Watermark Medical's Web-Enabled Home Sleep Testing Solutions

September 15, 2010 8:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 15 /- Watermark Medical , Inc., a privately-held, medical products and services company servicing the sleep-disordered breathing market, has expanded the market reach of its Web-enabled in-home sleep apnea testing device through strategic alliances with three...


SME to Acquire Tooling U to Become World's Leading Provider of Manufacturing Knowledge

September 15, 2010 7:32 am | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | News | Comments

DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 15, 2010 — Creating a powerhouse in manufacturing work force development, the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), based in Dearborn, Mich., and Tooling University LLC (Tooling U), based in Cleveland, announced they have signed a definitive agreement for...


You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.