A new study looking at sleep-disordered breathing and markers for Alzheimer's disease risk in cerebrospinal fluid and neuroimaging adds to the growing body of research linking the two. But this latest study also poses an interesting question: Could AD in its "preclinical stages" also lead to SDB and explain the increased prevalence of SDB in the elderly?
Touted for safety, ease and patient convenience, peripherally inserted central catheters have...
Emergency physicians are key decisionmakers for nearly half of all hospital admissions,...
The study comprised over 24,000 Finnish subjects and was led by Professor Samuli Ripatti. The...
The fiber laser marker has become commonplace for mainstream marking applications, providing excellent high speed contrast marking of steels and plastics, as well as materials micromachining, including cutting, drilling, scribing, and ablation. Lasers with better beam quality can mark or machine faster, and provide better feature resolution and improved process quality.
The MPU-400M series, available now from MicroPower Direct, is a family of compact 400W AC/DC power supplies that are certified to EN 606013RD edition. These power supplies offer a unique combination of high power, safety features, robust performance and compact construction.
Qosina has announced the addition of two One Way Respiratory Valves to their line of respiratory kit components and circuit connectors. Made of polypropylene and medical grade silicone, the valves feature molded arrows to indicate the direction of flow.
Temp-Flex has announced its MediSpec micro extrusion primary wires, designed to meet tight tolerance requirements for invasive and implantable applications in the medical industry. The Temp-Flex MediSpec micro extrusion primary wires deliver optimal reliability down to 52 AWG in a wide range of biocompatible conductor materials.
Next July, certain medical electronics will fall under the scope of RoHS—the European Union’s Restriction on Hazardous Substances. In terms of the electronics industry, that is now a tight deadline for manufacturers. Medical devices that have so far been exempt from RoHS fall into scope under the RoHS Recast (RoHS 2) beginning in July 2014.
Addex has announced an enhanced automatic external gauge control system for blown film extrusion lines. The new Tandem external gauge control system combines the gauge control efficiency of Addex’s EGC air ring with a bubble stabilizing lower air ring which achieves 15% to 30% greater output compared to Addex’s standard EGC system.
Covidien, a leading global provider of healthcare products and recognized innovator in patient monitoring and respiratory care devices, today announced that its Nellcor™ pulse oximetry portfolio, which is used to measure arterial oxygen saturation, has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for motion claims.
PENTAX Medical Continues Global Leadership in Endoscopic Ultrasound Systems with Release of the Hi Vision PreirusMay 20, 2013 11:08 am | by PENTAX Medical Company | News | Comments
PENTAX Medical Company, a healthcare industry leader in endoscopic imaging, recently announced the release of the HI VISION™ Preirus™ ultrasound scanner. PENTAX Medical, in collaboration with Hitachi-Aloka, has had a rich history of introducing ultrasound scanners to the gastroenterology and pulmonary markets that present new possibilities in imaging capabilities.
New Diagnostics Solutions from Welch Allyn to Help Improve Patient Safety, Reduce Risk for FacilitiesMay 20, 2013 11:05 am | by Welch Allyn | News | Comments
Welch Allyn, a leading medical diagnostic device company that specializes in helping clinicians improve patient outcomes, will showcase its new FlexiPort® EcoCuffTM blood pressure cuff and EarlySense Vitals Surveillance System at the National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition this week at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston, Mass.
Given Imaging Announces New Data Confirming SmartPill Improves Diagnosis and Clinical Management of Patients With Motility IssuesMay 20, 2013 11:02 am | by Globe Newswire | News | Comments
Given Imaging Ltd, a world leader in GI medical devices and pioneer of capsule endoscopy, has announced several studies confirming an expanded role for SmartPill in diagnosing gastrointestinal motility disorders. All data were presented at Digestive Disease Week taking place May 18 - 21, 2013 at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL where Given Imaging is exhibiting at booth #1059 throughout the conference.
BioMatrix NeoFlex features a new advanced stent delivery system, improving pushability, trackability, and crossability. It also has a lower lesion entry profile than its predecessor. BioMatrix NeoFlex retains the same combination of abluminal biodegradable polymer coating, proprietary limus drug Biolimus A9, and platform that has made the BioMatrix stent family an increasingly popular choice of DES in global markets where available.
Sotera Wireless@, creator of the ViSi Mobile@ wireless patient monitoring system, announced today that Intermountain Healthcare will officially partner with the Company. Furthering this collaboration, Intermountain Healthcare executive vice president and chief financial officer Bert Zimmerli ...
NISKAYUNA, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 20, 2013--To commemorate National Cancer Research Month, a team of scientists from GE Global Research, the technology development arm of the General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE), are joined together in a technology “relay race” against cancer. They collectively are...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 20, 2013--AB SCIEX, a global leader in analytical technologies, today announced the launch of the 3200MD CE-IVDD series for general in vitro diagnostic use in Europe. Meeting regulatory requirements to obtain the CE-IVDD mark for the new AB SCIEX API...
Expanding its portfolio of medical technology for the interventional treatment of cardiovascular disease, Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) announced today that the Export Advance aspiration catheter recently received the CE (Conformité Européenne) mark and will soon be launched in Europe and other international markets.