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Self-Fixating Hernia Mesh Platform

May 19, 2014 10:29 am | by LifeBond Ltd. | News | Comments

LifeMesh is being developed to provide strong, atraumatic fixation of prosthetic mesh for reinforcement of tissue during surgical repair of abdominal wall defects. The self-fixating surgical mesh is being developed to simplify hernia repair...

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Biosensors' Next Generation Cobalt Chromium Bare-Metal Stent

May 19, 2014 10:21 am | by Biosensors International | News | Comments

Biosensors International has launched Chroma, its innovative cobalt chromium bare-metal stent (BMS). The novel platform combines straight and s-shaped link connectors, providing enhanced longitudinal strength while maintaining flexibility...

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First Patient Enrolled in Proof-of-Concept Blood Test to Detect Breast Cancer

May 19, 2014 10:14 am | by Provista Diagnostics Inc. | News | Comments

Provista Diagnostics, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company developing and commercializing proteomic-based diagnostic, prognostic and monitoring tests for cancers affecting women, today announced that the first patient has been enrolled...

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Gecko Biomedical Receives RadTech’s Emerging Technology Award for Bio-inspired Surgical Glues and Patches

May 19, 2014 10:05 am | by Gecko Biomedical | News | Comments

Gecko Biomedical, a French medical device company developing ‘bio-inspired’ biodegradable surgical glues and patches for wound closure, announces that it has received the prestigious “RadTech’s Emerging Technology Award” at RadTech 2014...

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Spiders Spin Possible Solution to 'Sticky' Problems

May 19, 2014 9:54 am | by The University of Akron | News | Comments

Researchers at The University of Akron are again spinning inspiration from spider silk — this time to create more efficient and stronger commercial and biomedical adhesives that could, for example, potentially attach tendons to bones or bind...

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Wire-to-Wire Connectors

May 19, 2014 9:42 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Hirose, a leader in the development of innovative connector solutions, has expanded its robust DF62 Series slim in-line connector product offering to include two new versions with unique plug/socket shapes. The enhanced DF62 Series wire-to-wire...

Nanopower Magnetoresistive Sensor ICs

May 19, 2014 9:32 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Honeywell introduces the industry’s first Nanopower Anisotropic Magnetoresistive Sensor ICs that provide the highest level of magnetic sensitivity (as low as 7 Gauss typical) while requiring nanopower (360 nA). When compared to other...

Power Supply Units

May 19, 2014 9:25 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

The XSolo family is offered in a market-leading, convection-cooled 504W open-frame U-channel form-factor model (6.8 W/cu.in.) and an enclosed, fan-cooled chassis model that delivers up to 1008W (13.6 W/cu.in.). Capable of achieving 92% efficiency...

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Assessing FDA’s Crackdown of 23andMe

May 19, 2014 9:14 am | by Richard Park, Contributing Editor | Blogs | Comments

Last November, FDA ordered 23andMe (Mountain View, CA) to discontinue offering its direct-to-consumer DNA testing service, which provided individuals with assessments of their genetic risk for nearly 200 diseases. Many had praised 23andMe’s...

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Glasses-Free 3-D Projector

May 19, 2014 9:07 am | by Larry Hardesty, MIT News Office | News | Comments

Over the past three years, researchers in the Camera Culture group at the MIT Media Lab have steadily refined a design for a glasses-free, multiperspective, 3-D video screen, which they hope could provide a cheaper, more practical alternative to holographic video in the short term.

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Microfluidic-Based Point of Care, a Must-Have For Diagnostic Companies

May 19, 2014 9:00 am | by Yole Développement | News | Comments

“Diagnostic companies confirm the adoption of microfluidic technologies for point of care testing”, announces Dr Benjamin Roussel, Activity Leader, Medical Technologies, from Yole Développement. Indeed the point of care market’s contribution...

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High Sensitivity and Specificity in LuCED Test to Help Detect Lung Cancer Earlier

May 19, 2014 8:48 am | by VisionGate Inc. | News | Comments

The study demonstrates three major advantages to incorporating the LuCED lung test into the diagnostic algorithm: high sensitivity, exceedingly high specificity and the ability to detect cancer cells in stages I and II. “Early detection..."

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Complex Metal Manufacturing

May 19, 2014 8:39 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Integrated 3D Manufacturing, pioneers in 3D printed, opened its new headquarters in The Dalles, OR. The company manufactures complex metal products in a repeatable, reliable manufacturing process serving industrial applications...

Surgery Completed to Implant 3D Printed Hip

May 16, 2014 3:06 pm | by University of Southampton | News | Comments

Doctors and scientists in Southampton have completed their first hip surgery with a 3D printed implant and bone stem cell graft. The 3D printed hip, made from titanium, was designed using the patient's CT scan and CAD CAM (computer aided...

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Choosing a Production Prototype Source

May 16, 2014 2:52 pm | by Rebecca Murphy, Inside Sales & Marketing Coordinator, GW Plastics Inc. | GW Plastics, Inc. | Articles | Comments

As prototype technology becomes more advanced, it can often be difficult to decide whether it is best to go right to a production ready supply partner or first work with a prototype-only component provider. This article represents the first...

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