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

Mayo Clinic and University of Illinois create research alliance

June 22, 2010 6:32 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Mayo Clinic) Mayo Clinic and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are announcing a strategic alliance designed to promote a broad spectrum of collaborative research, development of new technologies and clinical tools, and design and implementation of novel education programs.


Society of Nuclear Medicine Releases New Guidelines for Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging

June 22, 2010 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. , June 22 /- Dilon Diagnostics, the industry leader in molecular breast imaging, today announced that the Society of Nuclear Medicine Procedure Guidelines Committee has released The SNM Procedure Guideline for Breast Scintigraphy with Breast-Specific Gamma Cameras. This...


Pink Lotus Breast Center to Integrate Electronic Brachytherapy Cancer Treatment Platform

June 22, 2010 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SUNNYVALE, Calif. , June 22 /- Xoft, makers of Electronic Brachytherapy systems based upon miniaturized X-ray tube technology, today announced the integration of its Axxent® Electronic Brachytherapy System at the Pink Lotus Breast Center, a state of the art, fully comprehensive...


External Power Supplies Meet Energy Efficiency Standards

June 22, 2010 6:30 am | XP Power | Product Releases | Comments

XP Power launches the AEF and AFM series of external AC/DC power supply units. Designed for a wide range of IT and portable medical equipment, the units provide single outputs with power output between 100-150 Watts.

Zero Drift Inverted Microscope System Offers Continuous Autofocus

June 22, 2010 6:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

Olympus offers the IX81-ZDC2 Zero Drift microscope system, a motorized inverted microscope with a comprehensive, integrated autofocus solution for investigators doing time-lapse experiments.

Flyback Controllers Operate From -55 to 150°C Junction Temperature

June 22, 2010 6:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

Linear Technology Corp. provides high reliability versions of the LTC3803/-3/-5 current mode flyback controllers in the tiny 6-pin ThinSOT package. These devices are specified and are 100% production tested over a junction temperature range of -55 to 150°C.

Adhesives Formulated With Built-in Cure Indicator

June 22, 2010 6:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

The DYMAX MD 1200 series adhesives are ideal for rapid bonding of a wide variety of substrates found in reservoirs, plastic housings, respiratory devices, needles, syringes, tube sets, fittings, and other medical devices.

Spectranetics settles class action lawsuit

June 22, 2010 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical laser maker Spectranetics Corp. said Tuesday it has settled a securities class-action lawsuit and a stockholder derivatives case.The class action lawsuit filed against the company and certain executives had alleged that Spectranetics broke federal securities law by making false and...


Freescale unveils new era of sensing with Xtrinsic portfolio

June 22, 2010 5:38 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Xtrinsic sensing solutions for motion and touch applications boost sensing context and performance for next generation applications

Covidien prices offering of $1.5B in senior notes

June 22, 2010 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Irish drug and medical device maker Covidien PLC has priced an offering of senior notes totaling $1.5 billion, which it will use to help pay for the acquisition of medical device maker ev3 Inc.Covidien said late Monday its subsidiary, Covidien International Finance SA, is offering $500 million in...

NIH and Wellcome Trust announce partnership to support population-based genome studies in Africa

June 22, 2010 4:36 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(NIH/National Human Genome Research Institute) The National Institutes of Health, an agency of the US Department of Health and Human Services, and the Wellcome Trust, a global charity based in London, today announced a partnership to support population-based genetic studies in...


Concord Medical Announces New Centers Opening at Hospital Partner

June 22, 2010 4:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BEIJING , June 22 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited ("Concord Medical" or the "Company") (NYSE: CCM ), the operator of the largest network of radiotherapy and diagnostic imaging centers in China , today announced that it will add two new centers to...


ISYS® Search Software Wins Key Enterprise Search Contract With UNAIDS

June 22, 2010 2:35 am | by RealWire | News | Comments

ISYS and Partner Raytion Selected to Provide UNAIDS With Enterprise-Wide Information Access SolutionLONDON, 22 June, 2010 - ISYS® Search Software (, a global supplier of enterprise search solutions for information access, management and reuse, today...


Polymer laser pinpoints explosives

June 21, 2010 10:37 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Organic lasers show tremendous promise for sensing the vapours given off by the explosives found in landmines.

Zapping Asthma

June 21, 2010 10:34 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Patients who have asthma that is not controlled by drugs may benefit from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval of the Alair medical device. It uses a catheter with an expanding tip made of four electrodes. Inserted in a lung passageway by a medical professional, these electrodes d



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