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Corgenix Announces Contract Manufacturing Agreement with EDP Biotech

July 11, 2013 9:15 am | by Business Wire | News | Comments

Corgenix Medical Corporation (OTC BB: CONX), a worldwide developer and marketer of diagnostic test kits, announced today that it has entered into a contract manufacturing agreement with EDP Biotech, a medical device company focused on the development and...

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Primal Pictures Launches iPad Version of its Award-Winning Anatomy & Physiology Online Learning Tool

July 11, 2013 9:00 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Primal Pictures has launched an iPad-enabled version of its award-winning Anatomy & Physiology Online subscription, the most complete and medically accurate interactive 3D model of the human body and its systems. The new version, Anatomy & Physiology Online for iPad, is touch screen enabled, allowing users to rotate anatomy views and add or remove anatomical layers, all with the swipe of a finger.

Research on RyMed Zero Displacement IV Connectors Featured at Three Conferences

July 11, 2013 8:15 am | by Business Wire | News | Comments

RyMed Technologies’ needleless IV connectors were the focus of three scientific presentations at recent medical conferences. All three posters described the patient safety advantages of the RyMed connectors (also know as end caps, hubs or valves).

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Mature US and European coronary artery bypass graft device markets will Shrink through 2021

July 11, 2013 8:00 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

According to Millennium Research Group, the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, declines in isolated coronary artery bypass graft procedures in the United States and Europe will primarily be attributed to the increasing use of percutaneous coronary intervention, which is less invasive and offers shorter recovery times.

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Patients and Physicians Express Desire to Switch to Transdermal Drug Delivery, Finds Frost & Sullivan

July 11, 2013 7:51 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

The $82 billion U.S. drug delivery market is showing no signs of saturation, with major patent expiries, generic competition, tightening Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, and emerging drug delivery systems continuing to provide momentum.

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Optical Thin Film Coatings for Commercial and Infrared Applications

July 10, 2013 5:37 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

DSI has announced the expanded family of optical thin film coatings including antireflection coatings, hot and cold mirrors, front-surface mirrors, and IR coatings for commercial and industrial applications. The new coating products span ultraviolet, visible, near-infrared, shortwave infrared, midwave infrared, longwave infrared and longwave infrared wavelengths. 

Fiber-Coupled, Single Emitter Module

July 10, 2013 5:24 pm | by MDT Staff | Dilas Diode Laser, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

DILAS has introduced a fiber-coupled, single emitter module that emits 10W continuous wave (CW) power at 976nm from a single, 200 micron broad area emitter. Available in a high heat load (HHL) package, this easy-to-integrate, high-brightness, 976nm, multimode diode laser is ideal for medical applications.

Battery Free Switch Tag

July 10, 2013 5:02 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

The X1GLADIO is a battery free RFID switch. These tags are compatible with commercial EPC C1G2 readers and communicate a unique ID and the associated switch status data without the need of battery supply on the sensor tags.

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Zimmer hammers out a deal with SpineCraft for its Apex device

July 10, 2013 4:00 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

With Zimmer still reeling from a 10% slide in its spine business, the orthopedic device maker announced a deal with SpineCraft, maker of the Apex spine correction device. The long-term distribution deal allows Zimmer Spine to market Apex in the U.S., Canada, New Zealand and Australia, according to a press release.

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GE Healthcare takes nuclear imaging systems off line after unit collapses and kills patient

July 10, 2013 3:55 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

GE Healthcare issued an urgent field safety notice on its nuclear medicine systems after part of an Infinia Hawkeye 4 system collapsed and killed a patient in a New York Veterans Administration hospital. Last month, a 66-year-old patient was crushed by the Infinia system, a gamma camera, while undergoing a procedure.

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Bard Avaulta mesh case ends in mistrial

July 10, 2013 3:44 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

The trial of a personal injury lawsuit filed against C.R. Bard ended in mistrial today after a federal judge granted Bard's motion to dismiss, according to court documents. Judge Joseph Goodwin declared a mistrial at 2:15 p.m. today, according to the documents, during the 2nd day of the trial.

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Care Interrupted—Top Five Vulnerabilities in Medical Devices

July 10, 2013 3:17 pm | by Matt Neely, Director of Strategic Initiatives, SecureState | Blogs | Comments

Putting medical devices on the network provides a large number of benefits, such as supporting telemedicine and the easy transfer of test results to electronic medical records (EMR) systems. However, putting these devices on a network also introduces a number of risks.

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CryoLife wins pre-market approval for laser fiber optic delivery handset

July 10, 2013 3:00 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Vascular surgical device maker CryoLife announced a regulatory green light today with the FDA's pre-market approval of its Sologrip laser fiber optic delivery system. Sologrip is a disposable handset designed to be used during surgery to support a relatively new procedure called transmyocardial revascularization approved by the FDA to treat difficult heart conditions.

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Considerations for Successful M2M Platform Deployments

July 10, 2013 2:42 pm | by Brian Anderson, VP of Marketing, Solutions & Services, Sierra Wireless | Articles | Comments

Cellular machine-to-machine communications are opening the door to a world of innovative new healthcare applications. With the ability to collect real-time data from people and devices anywhere, and at any time, healthcare organizations and technology vendors are creating useful applications that improve people’s health and well being.

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Nature’s Own Nanoparticles Harnessed to Target Disease

July 10, 2013 12:08 pm | by Helen Dodson, Yale | News | Comments

Using a novel form of immune-genetic therapy, researchers from Yale School of Medicine and the Jagiellonian University College of Medicine in Poland have successfully inhibited a strong immune allergic inflammatory response in the skin of mice. The results suggest the technique could be used to combat a variety of diseases.

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