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Making Quantum Dots Glow Brighter

September 17, 2014 10:24 am | by American Institute of Physics (AIP) | Comments

Researchers from the University of Alabama in Huntsville and the University of Oklahoma have found a new way to control the properties of quantum dots, those tiny chunks of semiconductor material that glow different colors depending on their...

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Recruiting Bacteria to Be Technology Innovation Partners

September 17, 2014 10:19 am | by Wyss Institute | Comments

For most people biofilms conjure up images of slippery stones in a streambed and dirty drains. While there are plenty of "bad" biofilms around – they even cause pesky dental plaque and a host of other more serious medical problems – a team at...

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Release of Spineology’s Next Generation Spinous Process Fixation System

September 17, 2014 10:09 am | by Spineology Inc. | Comments

Spineology Inc., the innovator in anatomy conserving spine surgery, is pleased to announce the full release of its VIA Spinous Process Fixation System. VIA is the first and only Spinous Process Plate with independently compressible superior...

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Medtronic Launches New Balloon Kyphoplasty Products for Treating Spinal Fractures

September 17, 2014 9:55 am | by Medtronic | Comments

Medtronic, Inc. has announced the launch of the KYPHON Express II Balloon Kyphoplasty Platform, which includes the next generation KYPHON Cement Delivery System. This new platform is the latest advancement in the KYPHON Balloon Kyphoplasty...

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Doctors Launch Initiative to Bridge Gap Between Wearables and Meaningful Health Data

September 17, 2014 9:19 am | by PR Newswire | Comments

Wearable sports and activity trackers will become a $1.4 billion industry in less than two years, producing a massive amount of user activity data along the way. A huge opportunity exists for leveraging this data to create meaningful healthcare...

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CE Mark for Boston Scientific's Deep Brain Stimulation System for Treating Tremor

September 17, 2014 9:17 am | by PR Newswire | Comments

Boston Scientific Corporation has received CE Mark for the Vercise Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) System for the treatment of tremor, including the most common form of this movement disorder known as essential tremor (ET). Tremor is characterized...

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First Oxford India Lecture Highlights Role of ‘Smart Health’

September 16, 2014 12:06 pm | by University of Oxford | Comments

Solving the large challenges facing healthcare systems around the world will require a huge shift in the way care for patients is provided, Professor Robyn Norton said in the first Oxford India Lecture on Monday 15 September. Professor...

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Stony Brook Researchers Develop New Method to Measure Cerebral Blood Flow

September 16, 2014 11:49 am | by Stony Brook University | Comments

One thing leads to another, especially in research. When Stony Brook University School of Medicine scientists developed a new method to measure how cocaine disrupts blood flow in the brains of mice, doctors and researchers got a way to form a...

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GE Healthcare’s SenoClaire to Invigorate US Breast Tomosynthesis Market

September 16, 2014 11:33 am | by GlobalData | Comments

The recent approval of GE Healthcare’s SenoClaire by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will end Hologic’s monopoly of the US digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) market, offering greater choice for hospitals and patients, according to...

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AMA Calls for Design Overhaul of Electronic Health Records to Improve Usability

September 16, 2014 11:31 am | by American Medical Association | Comments

Building on its landmark study with RAND Corp. confirming that discontent with electronic health records (EHRs) is taking a significant toll on physicians, the American Medical Association (AMA) today called for solutions to EHR systems...

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Neuroimaging Technique Identifies Concussion-Related Brain Disease in Living Brain

September 16, 2014 11:27 am | by The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine | Comments

An experimental positron emission tomography (PET) tracer is effective in diagnosing concussion-related brain disease while a person is still alive, according to a case study conducted at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and at...

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Photos of the Day: Cell Phone Microscope for a Dollar

September 16, 2014 11:21 am | by Susan Bauer, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory | Comments

Rebecca Erikson, who works at The U.S. Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, has developed a sleek, simple and inexpensive way to turn a cell phone into a high powered, high quality microscope that can be used to...

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Want to Print Your Own Cell Phone Microscope for Pennies? Here's How

September 16, 2014 11:11 am | by Susan Bauer, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory | Comments

At one o'clock in the morning, layers of warm plastic are deposited on the platform of the 3D printer that sits on scientist Rebecca Erikson's desk. A small plastic housing, designed to fit over the end of a cell phone, begins to take shape...

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Personal KinetiGraph for Assessment of Parkinson's Disease Symptoms

September 16, 2014 10:33 am | by Global Kinetics Corporation | Comments

Global Kinetics Corporation, a leading mobile health technologies company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the marketing of the company's Personal KinetiGraph (PKG) technology designed to improve the...

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Grant to Help Commercialize Silicon Surgical Blades

September 16, 2014 10:14 am | by University of California - Davis | Comments

A UC Davis engineering professor has received a grant of $200,000 from the National Science Foundation "Partnerships for Innovation: Accelerating Innovation Research- Technology Translation" program to move his silicon-based blades towards...

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