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IBM's Watson to Help Sequence Cancer DNA

March 19, 2014 11:59 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

IBM and its Watson cloud computing system are partnering with the New York Genome Center to help it sequence DNA for the treatment of brain cancer. New York Genome will use IBM's "Jeopardy!" champion system to sequence the DNA of cancer...


Study Uses Video-Game Device to Prevent Patient Falls

March 19, 2014 11:54 am | by University of Missouri | News | Comments

Technology used in video games is making its way to hospital rooms, where researchers at the University of Missouri hope to learn new ways to prevent falls among hospital patients. Between 700,000 and 1 million people each year fall in...


Freescale Technology Forum Americas

March 19, 2014 11:47 am | Events

Embedded engineers to display their innovations with 400 hours of technical training and over 250 interactive demonstrations


amerimold 2014

March 19, 2014 11:36 am | Events

The annual amerimold draws more than 2,500 of the top owners, executives and engineers involved in the plastic injection mold manufacturing industry.

MedMira Brings First Comprehensive Point-of-Care Rapid HIV Test to Mexico

March 19, 2014 11:32 am | by MedMira Inc. | News | Comments

MedMira Inc. has received approval from the Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risk (COFEPRIS) to market and sell its Reveal® Rapid HIV Antibody Test (Reveal HIV) in Mexico. Reveal HIV is the first rapid HIV test to be...



March 19, 2014 11:30 am | Events

The Assembly Show is the only premier trade show exclusive to assembly technology, equipment and products!

Pocket Diagnosis

March 19, 2014 11:28 am | by University of Cambridge | News | Comments

A recently-developed mobile phone application could make monitoring conditions such as diabetes, kidney disease, and urinary tract infections much clearer and easier for both patients and doctors, and could eventually be used to slow or...


Genetic Test Could Improve Colon Cancer Screening

March 19, 2014 11:16 am | by University of North Carolina Health Care | News | Comments

A non-invasive test that includes detection of the genetic abnormalities related to cancer could significantly improve the effectiveness of colon cancer screening, according to research published by a team of scientists including David... 



March 19, 2014 11:14 am | Events

Introducing MEDICAL WORLD AMERICAS, an all-new conference and exposition that gives medical professionals from across the Americas a top-quality, wide-ranging forum....

Using Big Data to Identify Triple-Negative Breast, Oropharyngeal, and Lung Cancers

March 19, 2014 11:00 am | by Case Western Reserve University | News | Comments

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University and colleagues used "big data" analytics to predict if a patient is suffering from aggressive triple-negative breast cancer, slower-moving cancers or non-cancerous lesions with 95 percent...  


Small Step Toward Growing Tissue in the Lab

March 19, 2014 10:57 am | by University of Adelaide | News | Comments

University of Adelaide mathematicians have devised a method for identifying how cell clusters have formed by analyzing an image of the cluster. Published in the Journal of Theoretical Biology, their mathematical modelling tool will be useful...


New Lens Design Drastically Improves Kidney Stone Treatment

March 19, 2014 10:42 am | by Ken Kingery, Duke University | News | Comments

Duke engineers have devised a way to improve the efficiency of lithotripsy — the demolition of kidney stones using focused shock waves. After decades of research, all it took was cutting a groove near the perimeter of the shock wave-focusing...


Photos of the Day: Shocking Kidney Stones

March 19, 2014 10:42 am | by Duke University | News | Comments

This lithotripsy machine shock wave lens was modified by Duke engineers to more efficiently break up kidney stones. Modifications included a groove cut around the perimeter and an alteration in geometry. Modern lithotripsy machines used to...


Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Legal & Compliance Forum

March 19, 2014 10:19 am | Events

The legal function of any pharmaceutical or medical device corporation is one that faces increasing challenges and pressures from both internal and external sources.

Medical Device Supplier Quality Assurance Conference

March 19, 2014 10:11 am | Events

As Medical Device manufacturers throughout the country work with increasing numbers of component suppliers, and executive leadership continue to place pressure on cost reductions, ensuring the highest possible level of supplier quality has been pushed into the forefront of importance.


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