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FDA Approves Over-the-Counter Blood Glucose Meter

April 17, 2015 2:27 pm | by Abbott Laboratories | News | Comments

The cost of insurance premiums and employee medical claims continues to rise in the United States, which is especially challenging for people living with chronic conditions such as diabetes. For people with diagnosed diabetes, average, direct...

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Biocompatible, Antimicrobial Coating Shown to Limit Bacterial Growth

April 17, 2015 12:28 pm | by Purdue University | News | Comments

A Purdue University innovation that has been shown to limit long-term bacterial growth is being developed for commercialization by Poly Group LLC, a technology company located in the Purdue Research Park of Southeast Indiana. The patented...

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DNA Blood Test Detects Lung Cancer Mutations

April 17, 2015 12:19 pm | by European Society for Medical Oncology | News | Comments

Cancer DNA circulating in the bloodstream of lung cancer patients can provide doctors with vital mutation information that can help optimize treatment when tumor tissue is not available, an international group of researchers has reported at the...

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FDA and CMS Form Task Force on LDT Quality Requirements

April 17, 2015 12:15 pm | by Jeffrey Shuren, M.D., J.D. and Patrick H. Conway, MD, MSc | Blogs | Comments

Health care providers and their patients expect that laboratory tests used in clinical management of patients should be consistent and of high quality. Under FDA’s proposed framework for the oversight of laboratory developed tests (LDTs)...

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Real-Time 8/18/27 GHz Spectrum Analyzers

April 17, 2015 11:51 am | by Saelig Company, Inc. | Saelig Company, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Saelig Company, Inc. announces the availability of the compact RTSA7500 Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer - a powerful, full-featured spectrum analyzer designed to analyze wireless signals in real-time (not progressively scanned). This is essential for seeing intermittent and frequency...

Ethernet Cabling System

April 17, 2015 11:10 am | by HARTING North America | HARTING North America | Product Releases | Comments

HARTING’s newly released Ha-VIS preLink is an ingenious, Ethernet cabling system for the full gamut of industrial applications. It is based on the simplicity of a termination block the user wires separately, then snaps securely into any one of seven mating profiles...

Why Has Remote Patient Monitoring Been So Slow to Adopt?

April 17, 2015 9:53 am | by Peter Ianace, Principal, Sensogram Technologies, Inc. | Blogs | Comments

Patients, providers, and insurers all have a vested interest in improving the health care system. Remote patient monitoring is the most logical place to start. We all agree that prevention is the most efficient way to shift the cost curve, improve...

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Our Skeleton Is a Lot Like Our Brain

April 17, 2015 9:34 am | by Monash University | News | Comments

Researchers from Monash University and St Vincent's Institute of Medical Research in Melbourne have used mathematical modeling combined with advanced imaging technology to calculate, for the first time, the number and connectivity of the osteocyte...

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Newly Discovered Stem Cells are Easier to Manipulate

April 17, 2015 9:31 am | by University of Missouri - Columbia | News | Comments

Pre-eclampsia is a disease that affects 5 to 8 percent of pregnancies in America. Complications from this disease can lead to emergency cesarean sections early in pregnancies to save the lives of the infants and mothers. Scientists believe...

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More Versatile, Sensitive Optical Resonance-Based Biosensors

April 17, 2015 9:27 am | by Elhuyar Fundazioa | News | Comments

Abián Bentor Socorro-Leránoz, a telecommunications engineer of the NUP/UPNA-Public University of Navarre, has designed in his PhD thesis optical resonance-based biosensors for use in medical applications like, for example, the detecting of...

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Brain Stimulation Boosts Creativity and May Treat Depression

April 17, 2015 9:02 am | by University of North Carolina Health Care | News | Comments

A UNC School of Medicine study has provided the first direct evidence that a low dose of electric current can enhance a specific brain pattern to boost creativity by an average of 7.4 percent in healthy adults, according to a common, well-validated...

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Leveraging Wi-Fi and Mobile Health in Combat Operations Settings

April 17, 2015 8:53 am | by U.S. Army | News | Comments

Imagine arriving at a major medical center with a life-threatening medical condition. Imagine now, this facility has no paging or cell phone capability. How will the right doctor be alerted that you need treatment to save your life? The Telemedicine...

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Inverter Power Supplies

April 16, 2015 4:14 pm | by Amada Miyachi America | Product Releases | Comments

Miyachi America Corporation, a leading manufacturer of laser welding, laser marking and micro machining equipment and systems, announces its new IS-800CR and IS-1400CR mid-frequency inverter power supplies. These new power supplies are perfect for a wide range of aerospace, electronic automotive, battery, and appliance applications, including commutator fusing, copper wire to...

Compact Laser Marking Workstation

April 16, 2015 4:10 pm | by Amada Miyachi America | Product Releases | Comments

Miyachi America Corporation, a leading manufacturer of welding, marking, cutting and micro machining equipment and systems, announces it’s new LMWS Laser Marking Workstation, specifically designed for benchtop operation. A major facelift to Miyachi’s LMW2020 and LMW2030 marker workstations, the LMWS features a fresh, industrial design, with improved functionality, narrow width...

Diagnosing Disease Through Dental Plaque

April 16, 2015 2:44 pm | by University of Toronto - Faculty of Dentistry | News | Comments

Scraped from the gums, teeth and tongue in the form of plaque, the researchers behind Canada's first plaque bank are betting that the bacterial content of plaque will open up a new frontier of medicine. By collecting and analyzing plaque samples...

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