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Novobiotronics Delivers Major Blow to Cancer and MRSA

October 22, 2013 1:23 pm | by Novobiotronics | News | Comments

Novobiotronics documented the ability of oscillating pulsed electric fields (OPEF) to destroy 30%-60% of cancerous leukemia cells. In laboratory experiments, OPEF also demonstrated an ability to slow cancer growth by up to 60%.  In new breakthrough research, OPEF has ...

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Emerging Markets for Cardiac Catheters

October 22, 2013 1:19 pm | by Global Newswire | News | Comments

An in-depth analysis on a geographic basis provides strategic business intelligence for healthcare sector investments. The study reveals profitable investment strategies for manufacturers, biotechnology companies, laboratories, and many ...

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Hydrogel Implant Enables Light-Based Communication with Cells

October 22, 2013 12:50 pm | by Sue McGreevey, Massachusetts General Hospital | News | Comments

As researchers develop novel therapies based on inducing specific cells to do specific things, getting the right message to the right group of cells at the right time remains a major challenge. The use of light to communicate with cells has been restricted by its limited ability to ...

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Cure Cancer With Kickstarter

October 22, 2013 12:46 pm | by CureCancerStarter.org | News | Comments

CureCancerStarter.org, one of the first websites to connect cancer patients, their friends and family to cancer researchers, has been launched. CureCancerStarter.org, a 501c3 nonprofit, features cancer research from ...    

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Medical Bionic Implants Market is Growing

October 22, 2013 12:40 pm | by Global Newswire | News | Comments

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Medical Bionic Implants Market [Vision, Brain, Heart, Orthopedic & Ear] - Trends & Global Forecasts to 2017" report to their offering. Bionics is mechanical/electronic replacement or enhancement of ...

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A New Take on Efficient Delivery in Regenerative Medicine

October 22, 2013 10:20 am | by Stockholm University | News | Comments

An international research group has successfully tested the use of a new type of porous material for the efficient delivery of key molecules to transplanted cells derived from stem cells. These results can lead to improvements in the way stem cell-based neurodegenerative diseases are ...

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Lasers Offer an Automated Way to Test Drinking Water

October 22, 2013 10:17 am | by Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft | News | Comments

To keep drinking water clean, experts are constantly monitoring our supply to check it for contaminants. Now laser technology will give them a helping hand: a new system automatically analyzes water samples at the waterworks itself. In today’s world, we simply cannot ...

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Surveillance Bracelet Monitors the Elderly

October 22, 2013 9:52 am | by Mexican National Autonomous University (UNAM) | News | Comments

Researchers form the Institute of Nuclear Sciences (ICN) at the Mexican National Autonomous University (UNAM) lead a project conceived and entrusted by the Mexican Enterprise Matersys Group, to build the first medical surveillance bracelet for ...

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Safe Delivery for Anti-Cancer Cancer Compound

October 21, 2013 4:44 pm | by University of California - San Diego | News | Comments

Researchers have discovered a way to effectively deliver a powerful anti-cancer compound that has vexed researchers for more than 30 years due to its instability in the blood and toxic nature in both healthy and cancerous ...   

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Controlling Inflammation to Extend 'Healthspan'

October 21, 2013 4:42 pm | by Yale University | News | Comments

Inflammation is the common denominator of many chronic age-related diseases such as arthritis, gout, Alzheimer's, and diabetes. But according to a Yale School of Medicine study, even in the absence of a disease, inflammation can lead to serious ...

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A Laboratory for All (Cleaning) Situations

October 21, 2013 4:37 pm | by Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft | News | Comments

When it comes to cleanliness, we tend to think of "dust bunnies" cheerfully frolicking through the home, or perhaps of a vacuum cleaner designed to put an end to their merriment. But cleanliness is a topic of concern for automobile technicians, dental ...

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Nano-Cone Textures Form Water-Repellent Surfaces

October 21, 2013 4:24 pm | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

When it comes to designing extremely water-repellent surfaces, shape and size matter. That's the finding of a group of scientists who investigated the effects of differently shaped, nanoscale textures on a material's ability to force ... 

Contact Lens Discomfort: What Is It, Why Does It Occur & How Can It be Treated?

October 21, 2013 4:16 pm | by Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology | News | Comments

Contact lens discomfort (CLD) may be the leading cause of patient dissatisfaction with, and discontinuation of, contact lens wear throughout the world — but there is little agreement among vision researchers and eye care professionals about how to define and manage its causes. "Up to half of all contact lens wearers experience CLD..."

New Win for Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Drainage

October 21, 2013 4:12 pm | by American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy | News | Comments

Researchers report that in patients with pseudocysts with viscous debris-laden fluid, endoscopic ultrasound-guided drainage by using a combination of a nasocystic drain and transmural stents improves clinical outcomes and lowers the ...  

High-performance LED Worklights

October 21, 2013 3:27 pm | by MDT Staff | Patlite Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Patlite introduced a new design LED worklight with the performance and protection needed for food and beverage and other harsh, performance-critical environments. CLK-SA LED Worklights are designed with a stainless steel body and clear acrylic PMMA resin lens cover, creating an IP69K rated sealed enclosure that withstands high-temperature and high-pressure washdowns, and is resistant to water and oil.

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