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3 Prescriptions for the 'Video Game Treatment'

March 6, 2015 | by Sam Brusco, Associate Editor, @SamISureAm | Blogs | Comments

I’m not just playing around when I claim that video games and their accompanying technologies prove themselves quite useful as medical devices. These games won’t just involve collecting experience to level up or upgrade a character’s powers or...

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Stainless Steel Rotary Vane Pumps

March 6, 2015 3:58 pm | by Clark Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

Clark Solutions announces its PA Series Stainless Steel Rotary Vane Pumps. PA Series pumps are an excellent choice for a very wide variety of applications, including beverage handling systems, reverse osmosis and ultra-filtration systems, cooling and temperature control systems, misting systems...

SS Turbine Flow Meter / Flow Sensor

March 6, 2015 3:55 pm | by Clark Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

Clark Solutions introduces the SS Turbine Flow Meter / Flow Sensor. Featuring a unique and revolutionary Infrared Reflected Digital Output Technology, these flow meters/flow sensors provide highly accurate flow monitoring and totalizing for liquids in pressures up to 363PSI. The flow sensors...

Diaphragm Pumps

March 6, 2015 3:49 pm | by Clark Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

Clark Solutions’ Boxer 5100 Diaphragm Pumps are designed for the pumping and/or transfer of gases. These high performance OEM pumps can be configured for serial or parallel operation in order to deliver smooth and level flow, often eliminating the need for dampening components...

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Cochlear Implants Give Boy with Down Syndrome New Lease on Life

March 6, 2015 3:42 pm | by Stacy Finz, Stanford Children's Health | News | Comments

Born profoundly deaf, Joshua Copen, 5, has learned to talk and hear with the help of cochlear implants, which many doctors would consider an unconventional approach for a child with Down syndrome. There was something wrong with Joshua Copen’s...

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5 Key Benefits of Using Rapid Prototyping for Product Design & Development

March 6, 2015 10:38 am | by Nikunj Patel, Design Engineer, Hi-Tech CADD Services | Articles | Comments

One of the prominent challenges that product designers face, is not having the ability to make clients or in-house management staff to realize how the product will look and feel actually. Despite the possible advancements in 3D CAD technologies...

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Quick and Early Diagnosis of Cancer with Two or Three Drops of Blood

March 6, 2015 10:12 am | by Asociación RUVID | News | Comments

To develop a device based on nanophotonic technology that enables a quick and early diagnosis of different types of cancer –specifically breast, prostate, lung and colorectal– analyzing only two or three drops of blood. This is the objective of...

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First Hospital Use of FDA-Approved Drug-Coated Balloon for PAD Treatment

March 6, 2015 10:03 am | by Valley Health System | News | Comments

The Valley Hospital today announced it was the first hospital in New Jersey to use a recently approved device to offer a minimally-invasive approach to the treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD) in the upper leg, a serious and common...

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Autism Detection Improved by Multimodal Neuroimaging

March 6, 2015 9:44 am | by University of Alabama at Birmingham | News | Comments

In an ancient Indian parable, a group of blind men touches different parts of a large animal to find what it is. Only when they share the descriptions of an ear, tail, trunk and leg do they know it is an elephant. Rajesh Kana, Ph.D., of the...

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Genetic Breast Cancer Test Predicts Metastatic Risk and Chemotherapy Benefits

March 6, 2015 9:33 am | by The JAMA Network Journals | News | Comments

A genetic test for patients with breast cancer that helps to predict the risk of developing metastatic disease and the expected benefits of chemotherapy has been adopted quickly into clinical practice in a study of older patients and it appears...

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Nanoparticles Provide Local Treatment of Lung Cancer

March 6, 2015 9:27 am | by Helmholtz Zentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health | News | Comments

Nanoparticles are extremely small particles that can be modified for a variety of uses in the medical field. For example, nanoparticles can be engineered to be able to transport medicines specifically to the disease site while not interfering...

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Genomic Editing Technology Reveals and 'Turns Off' Cancer-Related Genes

March 6, 2015 9:23 am | by Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard | News | Comments

For the first time, CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technology has been employed in a whole organism model to systematically target every gene in the genome. A team of scientists at the Broad Institute and MIT's David H. Koch Institute for Integrative...

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6 Tips to Understand the Collaborative Innovation Cycle

March 6, 2015 8:46 am | by Kathryn Stecco, M.D., Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Panthera MedTech | Blogs | Comments

The medical device landscape is littered with failed products produced by companies whose management forgot - or ignored or didn't know - the cardinal rule of assessing potential value: Validate the market based on physician input before...

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LED Multi-Head Spot-Curing System

March 5, 2015 3:13 pm | by Dymax Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Dymax Corporation has released the BlueWave® QX4™ high-intensity spot-curing system, featuring all the benefits of LED-curing technology in a small and versatile unit. The system is comprised of a controller and up to four LED heads which are available in 365, 385, and 405 nm and can be outfitted with 3-, 5-, or 8-mm diameter focusing lenses. The LED heads and focusing lenses can be used in...

Testing the Claims of Digital Healthcare Devices

March 5, 2015 1:26 pm | by GE Reports | News | Comments

A century ago, Sigmund Freud developed the radical idea that there is a lot more going on inside our heads that we know. Today, many doctors (and patients) still stick by his groundbreaking theory. But it comes with a problem. As neuroscientist...

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Identifying New Ways the Brain Communicates

March 5, 2015 12:04 pm | by Carnegie Mellon University | News | Comments

Carnegie Mellon University neuroscientists have identified a new pathway by which several brain areas communicate within the brain’s striatum. Published in the Journal of Neuroscience, the findings illustrate structural and functional connections...

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