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World's First Concurrent ANT+ and Bluetooth Low Energy Combo Chip

October 18, 2013 3:28 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Ultra-low power (ULP) RF specialist Nordic Semiconductor ASA announced the release of the nRF51922 System-on-Chip (SoC), the world's first multiprotocol SoC solution offering concurrent ANT+ and Bluetooth low energy wireless communication natively in a single chip.

Unique Microcontroller Evaluation Tool with Integrated Power Measurement Function

October 18, 2013 3:19 pm | by MDT Staff | Renesas Electronics Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Renesas Electronics announced the availability of the new RX111 Promotion Board (RPB), a unique and cost-effective evaluation platform designed to facilitate the evaluation of Renesas’ RX111 microcontrollers (MCUs) in a wide variety of applications, including mobile healthcare, smart meters, and industrial and building automation.

First 3D Surgical Microscopes with TrueVision 3D Technology

October 18, 2013 3:13 pm | by Leica Microsystems | News | Comments

The first 3D surgical microscopes from Leica Microsystems with TrueVision® 3D technology inside are available to customers. By incorporating the digital smart 3D system inside select models of Leica Microsystems’ surgical microscopes, the two...

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Software Solution Helps Med Devices Comply with FDA Ruling

October 18, 2013 2:54 pm | by MDT Staff | Sparta Systems, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Sparta Systems announced the release of TrackWise UDI eSubmission Manager. TrackWise is the company’s award winning EQMS that is used by leading medical device companies for complaint handling, adverse event reporting, non-conformance investigation, Corrective Action/Preventive Action (CAPA), registration tracking, and other quality and regulatory processes.

Radical Recoding

October 18, 2013 2:45 pm | by Wyss Institute | News | Comments

In two parallel projects, researchers have created new genomes inside the bacterium E. coli in ways that test the limits of genetic reprogramming and open new possibilities for increasing flexibility, productivity, and safety in biotechnology...

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Rice Team Rises to Big-Data Breast Cancer Challenge

October 18, 2013 2:38 pm | by Rice University | News | Comments

A colorful wheel developed by Rice University bioengineers to visualize protein interactions has won an international competition for novel strategies to study the roots of breast cancer. The winning BioWheel by the Rice lab of bioengineer Amina Qutub...

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Air Pollution Causes Cancer

October 18, 2013 2:23 pm | by Maria Cheng, AP Medical Writer | News | Comments

What many commuters choking on smog have long suspected has finally been scientifically validated: air pollution causes lung cancer. The International Agency for Research on Cancer declared on Thursday that air pollution is a carcinogen...

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Laminating Solution for Inkjet-Printed Labels

October 18, 2013 2:09 pm | by MDT Staff | Quicklabel Systems | Product Releases | Comments

QuickLabel Systems has announced the worldwide release of its exclusive breakthrough laminating solution, Lustro-Lam. According to QuickLabel, Lustro-Lam is a gloss overcoat film formulated to laminate inkjet-printed labels.

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Boston Scientific, Guidant to Pay $30M Settlement

October 18, 2013 1:52 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Justice Department says Boston Scientific Corp. and its Guidant subsidiaries will pay $30 million to settle allegations that Guidant knowingly sold defective heart devices that health care facilities implanted in Medicare patients from 2002 to 2005...

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Anti-counterfeiting Flexible Packaging Technology

October 18, 2013 1:43 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Rollprint Packaging Products has developed a proprietary new technology for composite flexible packaging materials to support medical device and pharmaceutical company anti-counterfeiting efforts.

GE Healthcare Discloses Button Problem on Machines

October 18, 2013 1:33 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

GE Healthcare is warning physicians that some of its ventilators and anesthesia machines may have unresponsive buttons. The company said the problem affects Engström ventilators and Aespire View, Aisys, and Avance anesthesia machines made...

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Cleveland Clinic Names Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2014

October 18, 2013 12:26 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Cleveland Clinic today announced its eighth annual list of Top 10 Medical Innovations that will have a major impact on improving patient care within the next year. The list includes a bionic eye, a neurostimulator for epilepsy and fecal transplantation...

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Photos of the Day: Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2014

October 18, 2013 12:19 pm | by Cleveland Clinic | News | Comments

Cleveland Clinic's Medical Innovations for 2014 list includes a new computer-assisted, personalized sedation station; a treatment breakthrough for acute heart disease; an implanted neurological device for epileptic seizures; and a "bionic eye." See what's #1...

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3D Images Generated from PET/CT Scans Help Surgeons Envision Tumors

October 18, 2013 11:11 am | by Jefferson Medical College | News | Comments

Researchers at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia have developed a hologram-like display of a patient’s organs that surgeons can use to plan surgery. This approach uses molecular PET/CT images of a patient to rapidly create a 3D image of...

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Eyes-Free Yoga

October 18, 2013 10:52 am | by Kyle Rector | Videos | Comments

People who are blind or low vision may have a harder time participating in exercise classes due to inaccessibility, travel difficulties, or lack of experience. Exergames can encourage exercise at home and help lower the barrier to trying new activities...

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