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MUSC Hollings Cancer Center Unveils New Cancer-Fighting Technology

August 11, 2014 9:31 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

CHARLESTON, S.C., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New technology installed at the Medical University of South Carolina Hollings Cancer Center offers patients a nonsurgical, specialized form of treatment that can be completed in five or fewer outpatient sessions, each lasting 20 minutes or...

ALR Technologies to Conduct Clinical Trial With Premier Hospital of Chilean Health Ministry in Santiago

August 11, 2014 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ALR Technologies Inc. (OTCQB: ALRT) announced that it had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the leadership of Hospital Clínico Metropolitano La Florida, one of the largest and most prestigious public hospitals in Santiago, Chile, to conduct a clinical outcomes study utilizing...

A New Beginning: ResMed's New Air Solutions Connected Care Platform for Treating Sleep-Disordered Breathing

August 11, 2014 5:29 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ResMed (NYSE: RMD) today announced Air Solutions, a new forward-thinking connected care solution for treating sleep-disordered breathing that can benefit all stakeholders in the care continuum. The ResMed Air Solutions platform has data-driven...

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Low Noise Sensors for Structural Health Monitoring

August 10, 2014 9:53 pm | by MDT Staff | Columbia Research Labs | Product Releases | Comments

Models SA-107LN, SA-207LN, and SA-307LN servo accelerometers from Columbia Research Laboratories, field tested in hundreds of buildings in Europe, are ideal for structural health monitoring in a variety of situations...

Multi-Sensor Coordinate Measuring Machine

August 10, 2014 9:45 pm | by MDT Staff | Werth, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Highly accurate inspection of tooling is exactly the application for which the new multi-sensor coordinate measuring machine, Werth VideoCheck V HA of Werth Messtechnik GmbH, was developed...

Study Helps Medical Education Leaders Navigate the New Regulatory and Financial Landscape

August 8, 2014 7:28 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical education leaders in the medical device and pharmaceutical sectors are finding it challenging to navigate the current regulatory and financial landscape. These challenges - one affecting program content and delivery and the...

Computer Software to Unravel Embryonic Development Cell by Cell

August 8, 2014 10:51 am | by Reuters | Videos | Comments

Researchers at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Janelia Research campus are using a new type of computer software to track and image how a nervous system develops in unprecedented detail. The new system is able to track individual cells...

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Sperm Extractor Helps Patients Overcome Embarrassment

August 8, 2014 10:46 am | by Reuters | Videos | Comments

A Chinese company says its automatic sperm extractor is helping clinics collect semen from donors reluctant to masturbate in a hospital setting. The Jiangsu Sanwe Medical Science and Technology Center says their device, which has been sold...

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A*Star Scientists Make Breakthroughs in Ovarian Cancer Research

August 8, 2014 10:27 am | by Biomedical Sciences Institutes (BMSI) | News | Comments

Scientists at A*STAR's Institute of Medical Biology (IMB) and the Bioinformatics Institute (BII) have found new clues to early detection and personalized treatment of ovarian cancer, currently one of the most difficult cancers to diagnose...

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Cyborg Implants Antenna into Skull

August 8, 2014 10:06 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Meet the cyborgs: People with technology implanted inside their bodies. Laurie Segall reports.                         

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Disposable Biosensor Allows Physicians to Determine Which Patients Can Be Safely Fed Following Surgery

August 8, 2014 10:01 am | by University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences | News | Comments

A disposal, plastic listening device that attaches to the abdomen may help doctors definitively determine which post-operative patients should be fed and which should not, an invention that may improve outcomes, decrease healthcare costs...

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SyNAPSE Program Develops Advanced Brain-Inspired Chip

August 8, 2014 9:53 am | by DARPA | News | Comments

DARPA-funded researchers have developed one of the world’s largest and most complex computer chips ever produced — one whose architecture is inspired by the neuronal structure of the brain and requires only a fraction of the electrical power...

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Human Skin Cells Reprogrammed as Neurons Regrow in Rats with Spinal Cord Injuries

August 8, 2014 9:34 am | by Cell Press | News | Comments

While neurons normally fail to regenerate after spinal cord injuries, neurons formed from human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) that were grafted into rats with such injuries displayed remarkable growth throughout the length of the...

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New Sweat Sensors Will Sniff Out Fatigue, Stress, and Even Fear

August 8, 2014 9:17 am | by GE Reports | News | Comments

Sweat can be a smelly messenger, but one that also carries a trove of valuable information about how our bodies are feeling. Scientists at several labs are now trying to pick its lock with nanotechnology, including know-how transferred from...

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Discovery About Wound Healing Key to Understanding Cell Movement

August 8, 2014 9:01 am | by University of Waterloo | News | Comments

Research by a civil engineer from the University of Waterloo is helping shed light on the way wounds heal and may someday have implications for understanding how cancer spreads, as well as why certain birth defects occur. Professor Wayne...

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