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Astute Medical And Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Enter Strategic Collaboration To Advance Innovative Acute Kidney Injury Test

July 28, 2014 8:29 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

 Astute Medical, Inc. today announced a strategic collaboration with Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. (OCD) that will expand access to a new test that assesses critically ill patients for risk of acute kidney injury (AKI), a prevalent and deadly condition. A study recently published in the...

CANbridge Life Sciences And EUSA Pharma Form Agreement to Commericalize Caphosol in China

July 28, 2014 8:28 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BEIJING--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 28, 2014--CANbridge Life Sciences, a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing Western drug candidates in China and North Asia, has entered into an exclusive partnership with EUSA Pharma, a Jazz Pharmaceuticals company (Nasdaq:JAZZ), to commercialize Caphosol®...

Linde's Healthcare division to display new Hospital Services platform at the national ASHE Conference in Chicago

July 28, 2014 7:32 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

MURRAY HILL and NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare facility management and engineering professionals are invited to meet with Linde's Healthcare division experts at the ASHE Annual Conference and Technical Exhibition to be held at McCormick Place in...

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Teleflex Announces European Launch of LMA SureSeal PreCurved

July 28, 2014 7:31 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WAYNE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 28, 2014--Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE:TFX), a leading global provider of medical devices for critical care and surgery, has announced the European launch of the CE marked LMA SureSeal™ PreCurved. The LMA SureSeal PreCurved was developed from the assets acquired...

Amsel Medical Corporation and the Mayo Clinic Announce Signing of a Patent License Agreement

July 28, 2014 6:25 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 28, 2014--Amsel Medical Corporation and Mayo Clinic today announced the signing of a Patent License Agreement for certain intellectual property developed by Mayo Clinic inventors (Henna Kalsi, M.D., a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, Thom W. Rooke, M.D., a Mayo...

QIAGEN and AstraZeneca Collaborate to Develop Liquid Biopsy-Based Companion Diagnostic to Advance EGFR Mutation Profiling in Lung Cancer Patients

July 28, 2014 2:30 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

HILDEN, Germany and LONDON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Collaboration aims to create and commercialize companion diagnostic using genomic data from plasma samples to guide the use of IRESSA  for non-small cell lung cancer patients  New blood test will build on QIAGEN's...

New 2756 MHz Voltage Controlled Oscillator

July 28, 2014 12:43 am | by MDT Staff | Crystek Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Crystek's CVCO55CC-2756-2756 Voltage Controlled Oscillator (VCO) operates at 2756 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.5V~4.5V. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -116 dBc/Hz...

Robust Metal Pushbutton Switch with Ceramic Actuator Surface

July 28, 2014 12:35 am | by MDT Staff | Schurter, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Schurter is expanding its MSM family of ceramic pushbutton switches with an additional version that features latching action: the MSM LA CS. The biocompatible ON/OFF metal switch can be backlit across the entire surface...

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Australia Capsule Endoscopy Systems Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020

July 25, 2014 5:33 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

DALLAS, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Australia Capsule Endoscopy Systems Market Outlook to 2020″, provides key market data on the Australia Capsule Endoscopy Systems market. The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, volume (in units) and average prices (in US...

Low-loss, flexible cables rival semi-rigid

July 25, 2014 4:54 pm | Product Releases | Comments

High Speed Interconnects (Scottsdale, AZ) has announced a new range of flexible cable assemblies which outperform semi-rigid cable performance. Combining advanced coaxial cable and proprietary VP90 expanded PTFE (ePTFE) extrusion technologies, HSI is able to…

Novel Technologies Advance Brain Surgery to Benefit Patients

July 25, 2014 4:40 pm | by UC San Diego Health Sciences | News | Comments

Neurosurgeons at UC San Diego Health System have integrated advanced 3D imaging, computer simulation and next-generation surgical tools to perform a highly complex brain surgery through a small incision to remove deep-seated tumors. This is the first time this complex choreography of technologies has been brought together in an operating room in California.

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Chemist develops x-ray vision for quality assurance

July 25, 2014 4:28 pm | by Iben Julie Schmidt, Technical Univ. of Denmark | News | Comments

A Technical Univ. of Denmark researcher has developed a method that uses x-rays for the rapid identification of substances present in an indeterminate powder. The new technique has the capacity to recognize advanced biological molecules such as proteins. The method therefore has enormous potential in both food production and the pharmaceutical industry, where it ...

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Reading the Signals

July 25, 2014 4:04 pm | by Georgia Institue of Technology | News | Comments

Patients suffering from chronic liver disease often develop liver fibrosis (the accumulation of scar tissue), which frequently results in cirrhosis, which means a loss of liver function, which often comes with a choice between a liver transplant and certain death.

NIH programs to focus on emerging areas of science

July 25, 2014 3:47 pm | by National Institutes of Health | News | Comments

Scientific areas ripe for targeted investments in technology development and research to improve health are the focus of new programs of the National Institutes of Health's Common Fund. The programs include work to facilitate the study of how sugar modifications affect proteins, to understand the arrangement of DNA within cells in four dimensions, and to enable the development of new therapies that allow control of organ function through...

Antioxidant biomaterial promotes healing

July 25, 2014 3:33 pm | by EurekAlert! | 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 University's Guillermo Ameer, most of the time, that response can be negative and affect the device's function.

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