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Bruin Biometrics Raises $10 Million Round

February 26, 2014 9:06 am | by Bruin Biometrics | News | Comments

Bruin Biometrics, LLC, a medical device company with two biometric sensing products ready for market in Europe and the United States, announced it has closed a $10 million round of funding which was oversubscribed by almost $2.7 million. The...

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Porous Polymer Valves for Fluid Management Devices

February 25, 2014 7:16 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

A fundamental requirement for designing medical devices is the constant improvement in patient care and protection of healthcare workers. This requirement is especially critical for fluid management devices...

IEC Auto-Lock

February 25, 2014 7:07 pm | by MDT Staff | Quail Electronics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Auto-Lock is the best solution to keep your power cords locked into place. The cord comes in a locking C13 or C19 with domestic, medical and international configurations...

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Nonin Medical's Finger Pulse Oximeter Wins 2014 Bluetooth Breakthrough Award

February 25, 2014 6:57 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Nonin Medical, Inc., the inventor of finger pulse oximetry and a leader in noninvasive medical monitoring, today announced that the Nonin Bluetooth Smart  Model 3230 Finger Pulse Oximeter was awarded the 2014  Bluetooth Breakthrough...

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Premarket Approval Update for AEDs and Accessories

February 25, 2014 2:38 pm | by Jeff Lind, President, Compliance West, and Jamie Young, Operations Manager, CALM Technologies | Compliance West USA | Blogs | Comments

Manufacturers of AEDs and accessories take notice: By docket number FDA-2013-N-0234, the FDA is considering requiring a premarket approval application or notice of completion of a product development protocol for AED systems and accessories...

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Polycarbonate-Based Bone Fixation Device Helps Speed Patient Recovery

February 25, 2014 1:59 pm | by Bayer | Articles | Comments

Medical device manufacturers are developing products that are less invasive, contribute to faster medical procedures and help speed patient recovery. To accomplish this, they are increasingly utilizing advanced, biocompatible thermoplastics...

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Researchers Generate New Neurons in Brains, Spinal Cords of Living Adult Mammals Without Stem Cell Transplants

February 25, 2014 12:12 pm | by UT Southwestern | News | Comments

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers created new nerve cells in the brains and spinal cords of living mammals without the need for stem cell transplants to replenish lost cells. Although the research indicates it may someday be possible...

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‘Lighting Up’ Tumors with Scorpion Venom and a Laser

February 25, 2014 12:04 pm | by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center | News | Comments

Researchers at the Cedars-Sinai Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute and Department of Neurosurgery have developed a unique, compact, relatively inexpensive imaging device to "light up" malignant brain tumors and other cancers. The experimental...

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A Paper Diagnostic for Cancer

February 25, 2014 11:53 am | by Anne Trafton, MIT News Office | News | Comments

Cancer rates in developing nations have climbed sharply in recent years, and now account for 70 percent of cancer mortality worldwide. Early detection has been proven to improve outcomes, but screening approaches such as mammograms and...

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3D Technology and the Modern OR (Part 1)

February 25, 2014 11:40 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

In the inaugural edition of “3D Technology And The Modern OR,” we’ll take a look at how the technology that supports OR visualization has evolved in the last several years and how the latest 3D products on the market has been received by...

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New Diabetes Mobile Health Solution Saves Thousands of Dollars per Employee in Healthcare Costs

February 25, 2014 11:35 am | by Telcare | News | Comments

According to a peer-reviewed publication in this month’s issue of US Endocrinology, the use of a mobile healthcare solution for monitoring diabetes resulted in a $3,300 per person annual reduction in employee healthcare costs. The overall...

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3M Announces Next Generation of Tegaderm I.V. Advanced Securement Dressings

February 25, 2014 10:58 am | by Business Wire | News | Comments

3M Critical & Chronic Care Solutions today announced enhancements to its 3M Tegaderm I.V. Advanced Securement Dressings aimed at improving securement, wear time and proper application. In clinical evaluations of the upgrades, more than...

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GN ReSound Launches ReSound LiNX, a Revolutionary Hearing Aid

February 25, 2014 10:54 am | by Business Wire | News | Comments

ReSound LiNX launches in global markets today as a revolutionary hearing aid capable of streaming high-quality stereo sound from an iPhone, iPad and iPod touch without the need for an additional pendant-like device. Users can also customize...

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FDA Approval for First Catheter Ablation Therapy in the U.S. with Direct Contact Force Technology

February 25, 2014 10:46 am | by Business Wire | News | Comments

Biosense Webster, Inc., a worldwide leader in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, announced that it has received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its THERMOCOOL SMARTTOUCH Catheter... 

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Fast and Effective Mechanism to Combat One of the Most Aggressive Cancers

February 25, 2014 10:38 am | by American Friends of Tel Aviv University | News | Comments

Prof. Dan Peer of Tel Aviv University's Department of Cell Research and Immunology has proposed a new strategy to tackle an aggressive subtype of ovarian cancer using a new nanoscale drug-delivery system designed to target specific cancer...

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