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Next-Gen UL Class 2/3 PC Mount Split PackTM Transformers

April 10, 2013 4:20 pm | by MDT Staff | Triad Magnetics | Product Releases | Comments

Triad Magnetics has introduced the next-generation of C2 Models F and FS PC Mount Split Pack Transformers. With its advanced flexible split pack, improved split bobbin design, Class F 155°C insulation system and TUV approval for world-wide use, the transformers meet UL5085 Class 2/3 requirements...

New Lumex TitanBrite 2W UV LED

April 10, 2013 3:58 pm | by MDT Staff | Lumex | Product Releases | Comments

Lumex announces the global launch of its new TitanBrite 2W UV LED, which offers energy savings of 70% and space savings of up to 90% compared to alternative technologies, making it the best value high power UV LED on the market.

Henkel Hosts Loctite Medical Device Adhesive Seminar

April 10, 2013 3:54 pm | by Henkel Corporation | News | Comments

Henkel Corporation will host the first Loctite Medical Device Adhesive Seminar of 2013 on Tuesday, May 21, in Minneapolis, Minn. This comprehensive program will  provide design, product and manufacturing engineers with an overall knowledge of adhesive technologies used in the design and assembly of medical devices.

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Domed Labels Recover from Scratches

April 10, 2013 3:44 pm | by MDT Staff | Nameplates For Industry, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Nameplates For Industry (NFi) is introducing custom domed labels that create a high-value aesthetic appearance. NFi Domed Labels are made from urethane, which features a high-gloss, non-yellowing, and weather-proof surface that “heals itself” when scratched or dented to retain a high-value aesthetic appearance. 

MED-EL Launches Single-Unit Processor for Cochlear Implants

April 10, 2013 3:37 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hearing implant leader, MED-EL Corporation USA, today announced the launch of a single-unit processor for cochlear implants, the RONDO™. For the first time, the control-unit, battery pack and coil are combined into one single unit. The announcement was made at the Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings (COSM) in Orlando, Fla.

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Mouser Leads with World’s First Round LED from Luminus Devices

April 10, 2013 3:14 pm | by MDT Staff | Mouser Electronics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Mouser Electronics announced it is stocking the world’s first round LED, the CBT-140 Big Chip Round LEDs from Luminus Devices. This new round emitting aperture provides efficient match for circular optical systems and narrow beam projectors.

Forum Tackles the Rising Costs, Challenges and Diminished Outcomes Associated with Treating Obese Patients for Orthopaedic Conditions

April 10, 2013 3:00 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

The obesity epidemic in America and its impact on musculoskeletal health, as well as related treatment outcomes and costs, was discussed during the AAOS Now forum, "Obesity, Orthopaedics and Outcomes," at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) at McCormick Place in Chicago.

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ChromaGen Launches Life-Changing Lens Technology In Houston, Texas

April 10, 2013 2:55 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

HOUSTON, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Words that move from left to right or up and down, words that are blurry or come in and out of focus or words that appear to float on the page, seeing double words or double sentences, re-reading the same lines - these are some of the reading...

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Carnegie Mellon's Christopher Bettinger Develops Edible Electronics for Medical Device Industry

April 10, 2013 2:05 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

It sounds futuristic, but today Carnegie Mellon University researchers are developing edible electronic devices that can be implanted in the body to improve patient care."We are creating electronically active medical devices that can be implanted in the body," said Christopher Bettinger, an assistant professor...

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U.S. Healthcare Groups Taking a Closer Look at Medical Implants

April 10, 2013 1:14 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

A quartet of U.S. healthcare groups are teaming up to take a closer look at the long-term effectiveness of medical implants, launching independent clinical studies in order to evaluate devices and their outcomes for patients, the group announced this week.

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Obama Sends Congress $3.8 trillion Spending Plan

April 10, 2013 1:14 pm | by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer | News | Comments

resident Barack Obama sent Congress a $3.8 trillion spending blueprint on Wednesday that strives to achieve a "grand bargain" to tame runaway deficits, raising taxes on the wealthy and trimming popular benefit programs including Social Security and Medicare.

Mouse Brains Made Transparent

April 10, 2013 1:08 pm | by Malcolm Ritter, AP Science Writer | News | Comments

Talk about clearing your head: Stanford University scientists have found a way to make see-through mouse brains. You take the brain out of the mouse, soak it in chemicals for a couple of days, and voila: It becomes transparent. That's not just a parlor trick.

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Health Awareness Spurs Quadrupling in MEMS Sensor Market

April 10, 2013 1:06 pm | by Jonathan Cassell, IHS | News | Comments

From smart wristwatches that record heart rates, to intelligent armbands that track physical activities, wearable electronics and fitness monitoring devices are attracting increased attention from health-conscious consumers, causing shipments of microelectromechanical system (MEMS) sensors used in these products to more than quadruple in just five years.

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St. Jude Medical Receives CE Mark Approval of Deep Brain Stimulation Systems

April 10, 2013 12:30 pm | by J.C. Weigelt, St. Jude Medical | News | Comments

St. Jude Medical has announced European CE Mark approval of its Brio™, Libra™ and LibraXP™ deep brain stimulation (DBS) systems for managing the symptoms of intractable primary and secondary dystonia, a neurological movement disorder that causes a person’s muscles to contract and involuntarily spasm, reducing the ability to control movement.

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Articulating HD 3D Laparoscopic Surgical Video System

April 10, 2013 12:21 pm | by Michael Levey, Olympus | News | Comments

Olympus has announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Articulating HD 3D Laparoscopic Surgical Video System. The Olympus Articulating HD 3D Laparoscopic Surgical Video System delivers value to surgeons and patients by reducing surgical errors and improving the speed, accuracy, and precision of surgical tasks...

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