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Still River Systems Announces Production Milestone for the World's Smallest High-Energy Proton Therapy Accelerator

May 14, 2010 6:39 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LITTLETON, Mass. , May 14 /- Still River Systems, Inc. announces successful clinical beam extraction from the first production unit of the world's smallest high-energy proton therapy accelerator. Powerful proton beams are used for the precise treatment of cancer by delivering a highly...

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Merit Medical to buy BioSphere for $96 million

May 14, 2010 5:35 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Utah-based Merit Medical agrees to acquire BioSphere Medical Inc. for $96 million in cash. Merit Medical Systems Inc. (NSDQ:MMSI) agreed to acquire BioSphere Medical Inc. (NSDQ:BSMD) for about $96 million in cash. The deal for the Rockland, Mass.-based firm, at roughly $4.38...

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Data Shows Ambulance Fees Will Deter Emergency Calls for Help

May 14, 2010 1:37 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ROCKVILLE, Md. , May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Multiple data sources, including scientific survey data, medical studies and analyses of data in regions that have imposed ambulance fees, indicate that ambulance fees will discourage calls to emergency services for help, risking the...

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Examining Individual Tumor Cells

May 13, 2010 8:40 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Understanding the different populations of mutant cells in a cancer could mean more targeted treatments.

Training Computers to Combat Blindness

May 13, 2010 8:40 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Web-connected cameras may help doctors detect a common eye disease.

DNA clue to life at high altitude

May 13, 2010 4:40 pm | by BBC | News | Comments

The ability of Tibetans to live high in the mountains may be due largely to their DNA, researchers say.

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PENNSAID(R) Launch Brings New Treatment to Knee Osteoarthritis Patients

May 13, 2010 4:38 pm | by Covidien | News | Comments

New NSAID Treatment Now Available for Nearly 10 Million American Knee Pain Sufferers ST. LOUIS, Apr 26, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, has introduced PENNSAID(R) (diclofenac sodium topical solution) 1.5% w/w to the U.S....

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Covidien Announces Innovation: Delivered Mobile Surgical Tour

May 13, 2010 4:38 pm | by Covidien | News | Comments

Initiative Brings Single-Incision Laparoscopic Device and Groundbreaking Procedures to Surgeons around the Country NORTH HAVEN, Conn., Apr 19, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, today announced the launch of the Innovation:...

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Sunningdale Tech's Simon Tan talks high cavitations medical tooling

May 13, 2010 2:39 pm | by MDTeditor | Videos | Comments

Simon Tan, General Manager/VP of Tooling at Sunningdale Tech, highlights the companys high cavitations, precision medical tooling capabilities. They injection mold and form intricate parts for medical device manufacturers. Visit http://www.sdaletech.com to find out more about Sunningdale Tech.

Watlow's Chris Cozort Highlights Heating Technologies

May 13, 2010 2:39 pm | by MDTeditor | Videos | Comments

Chris Cozort of Watlow shows some of the company's heating technologies for medical device manufacturers to MDT Editor-in-Chief, Sean Fenske, at the MD&M West 2010 show. Visit http://www.watlow.com for more information about Watlow.

OSI Electronics' Jackson Tan talks electronics contract manufacturing

May 13, 2010 2:38 pm | by MDTeditor | Videos | Comments

Jackson Tan, Business Development Manager at OSI Electronics, talks about the services the company offers as an electronics contract manufacturing services provider, such as PCBA and box build. Visit http://www.osielectronics.com to find out more about OSI Electronics.

High Speed Pick and Place Demo (G3-301C Scara)

May 13, 2010 2:38 pm | by EPSONRobotics | Videos | Comments

http://www.robots.epson.com EPSON compact G3 scara robot shows how fast it can perform a simple pick and place routine. The robot is a ISO 3 Cleanroom rated, 4-axis scara robot.

Robotic Cells: Medical Device

May 13, 2010 2:38 pm | by FarasonAutomation | Videos | Comments

Parts are sorted and presented by means of a Farason FaraFeeder parts recirculating system, consisting of a series of tiered conveyors with an elevating bucket connecting the bottom-most return conveyor to the upper metering conveyor. An Adept Cobra 800, equipped with vision guidance...

Medical Device Manufacturer (DePuy) Using Remstar Automation

May 13, 2010 2:38 pm | by RemstarCarousels | Videos | Comments

Distribution of medical devices on a Just-In-Time basis by DePuy uses KardexRemstar carousels & Vertical Lift Modules (VLMs) to help support over 500,000 surgeries per year and shippping 2,200 orders per night to hospitals. Now one operator picks up to 500 orders in one shift, rather than...

Anatomage's Medical Design Studio - Feature Review

May 13, 2010 2:38 pm | by Anatomage | Videos | Comments

This is a feature review for Anatomage's newest product. Medical Design Studio is an advanced modeling software for medical device design and developments. The future of 3D medical imaging is here! Check us out at http://www.anatomage.com for more details. We are also on facebook at...

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