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DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting

March 31, 2014 4:17 pm | by MDT Staff | Events

The DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting is the largest multidisciplinary event that brings together a community of life sciences professionals at all levels and across all disciplines involved in the discovery, development, and life cycle management...

EuroMedtech 2014

March 31, 2014 4:00 pm | by MDT Staff | Events

Partner with high-level decision makers and hear their perspectives and insights on many strategic industry issues.

12th Annual Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference

March 31, 2014 3:14 pm | by MDT Staff | Events

Eliminate Staffing Overlaps: 7 Strategies to Run a Lean ASC - click here  to read this article from Becker's ASC Review...


2nd Annual ‘Designing Medical Devices’

March 31, 2014 2:53 pm | by MDT Staff | Events

The second annual Designing Medical Devices Forum has been announced for 2 June 2014 in Stuttgart, Germany. Co-sponsored by Specialty Coating Systems (SCS), Oliver-Tolas, Zestron and NAMSA, the one-day seminar will educate engineers...

Business of Plastics Conference 2015

March 31, 2014 2:33 pm | by MDT Staff | Events

The Plastics Industry Trade Association is accepting presentation and speaker proposals for the Business of Plastics Conference, an educational program on advanced technologies and pressing business issues...

Plastics in Medical Devices 2014

March 31, 2014 2:21 pm | by MDT Staff | Events

Plastics in Medical Devices 2014 will be held May 6-8 at the new Cleveland Convention Center, adjacent to the Global Center for Health Innovation, which is the only facility in the world that displays the future of health and healthcare on four themed floors.

The Internet of Things and Medical Device Product Development: Practical Strategy Suggestions

March 31, 2014 2:21 pm | by Joe Kreidler, Director of Electrical and Software Engineering, and Joe Wascow, Principal and CMO, Optimal Design | Articles | Comments

With an astonishing 25 billion devices predicted to be connected to the Internet by 2015, the Internet of Things (IoT) stands to become a multi-trillion dollar market by the end of the decade. Wireless sensors are being used on everything...


Drug-Eluting Stents Demonstrate Better Outcomes After One Year than Bare Metal Stents in At-Risk Patients

March 31, 2014 2:12 pm | by The American College of Cardiology | News | Comments

Use of drug-eluting stents is associated with a lower risk of major cardiovascular events at one year compared to bare metal stents when followed by an individualized course of blood-thinning medication among patients previouly thought...


Sony DADC and Singulex Announce Strategic Partnership for Proprietary Detection Vessels

March 31, 2014 1:53 pm | by Singulex | News | Comments

Sony DADC Austria AG and Singulex, Inc. today announced an exclusive multi-year supply agreement covering customized detection vessels designed and manufactured by Sony DADC BioSciences for the Sgx ClarityTM System, an ultrasensitive...


Nano-Paper Filter Can Remove Viruses

March 31, 2014 12:37 pm | by Uppsala University | News | Comments

Researchers at the Division of Nanotechnology and Functional Materials, Uppsala University have developed a paper filter, which can remove virus particles with an efficiency matching that of the best industrial virus filters. The paper filter...


Gel Allows for Targeted Therapy After Heart Attack

March 31, 2014 12:32 pm | by University of Pennsylvania | News | Comments

Combatting the tissue degrading enzymes that cause lasting damage following a heart attack is tricky. Each patient responds to a heart attack differently and damage can vary from one part of the heart muscle to another, but existing treatments...


New Long-term Data Demonstrate Patients with Mild Heart Failure Sustained Lower Mortality Rates after Receiving Boston Scientific CRT Defibrillators

March 31, 2014 12:27 pm | by Boston Scientific | News | Comments

In the longest follow-up to date of cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) for mild heart failure patients, Boston Scientific Corporation's (NYSE: BSX) exclusively sponsored and landmark Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial...


Genetic Markers May Predict When People with Heart Disease Are Likely to Have a Heart Attack

March 31, 2014 12:25 pm | by Intermountain Medical Center | News | Comments

Researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City have identified a biological process that may help physicians predict when someone with heart disease is likely to have a heart attack in the near future. A new...


Sterigenics Enters into Definitive Agreement to Acquire Nordion Inc.

March 31, 2014 12:15 pm | by GTCR | News | Comments

Sterigenics, a leader in outsourced contract sterilization services and a portfolio company of GTCR LLC, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Nordion Inc. (TSX:NDN) (NYSE:NDZ).  Nordion is a leading provider...

Major Breakthrough in Stem Cell Manufacturing Technology

March 31, 2014 12:10 pm | by University of Nottingham | News | Comments

Scientists at The University of Nottingham have developed a new substance which could simplify the manufacture of cell therapy in the pioneering world of regenerative medicine. Cell therapy is an exciting and rapidly developing area of medicine...



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