Medical device giant Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) is looking for avenues to reverse a $10 million patent infringement loss over angiography catheters. In January 2012 an Oklahoma jury ordered Medtronic to pay $9.9 million in back royalties for willfully infringing on a guidance catheter patent
Sunshine Heart, Inc. (NASDAQ: SSH) (ASX: SHC) today announced that Jon W. Salveson has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Salveson is the Vice Chairman, Investment Banking and Chairman of the Healthcare Investment Banking Group at Piper Jaffray Companies...
EyeTechCare said it landed nearly $13 million in its 3rd round of funding, aiming to use the cash to fund a clinical trial of its EyeOP1 ultrasound glaucoma treatment, which has been on the market in Europe since Rillieux-la-Pape, France-based EyeTechCare said the backers include private investor Dr. Bernard Chauvin and prior investors Omnes Capital and France's SHAM insurance company.
A robot is now being built to help stroke patients with training, motivation, and walking. In Europe, strokes are the most common cause of physical disability among the elderly. This often result in paralysis of one side of the body, and many patients suffer much reduced physical mobility and are often unable to walk on their own.
Slender bacterial nanowires require certain key amino acids in order to conduct electricity, according to a study to be published in mBio, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology, on Tuesday, March 12.
Engineers at Stanford have developed a prototype single-fiber endoscope that improves the resolution of these much-sought-after instruments fourfold over existing designs. The advance could lead to an era of needle-thin, minimally invasive endoscopes able to view features out of reach of today’s instruments.
CLEVELAND , March 13, 2013 /- Simbionix USA Corporation, the world's leading provider of medical simulators and education solutions, is pleased to announce an agreement with Duke University to license surgical videos and other instructional materials. These resources were developed by Duke physicians and they cover the advanced skills and procedures addressed in Phase 2 of...
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 13, 2013--VertiFlex®, Inc., a leading innovator of advanced minimally invasive spinal surgery technologies , today announced the sale of certain assets to Stryker Corporation’s Spine Division relating to spinal implants that are not core to the ongoing...
The HMC Series from Stackpole is a thick film based chip resistor series capable of high resistance values. This series utilizes special high resistance inks and volume production to achieve a chip resistor that is capable of extremely high resistance values without significant cost increase.
Custom printed labels that are attractive, durable, and meet UL, ETL, TÜV, CE, and CSA requirements for components and end products are available from Nameplates For Industry, Inc.
Morgan Technical Ceramics announces its range of piezo ceramic Air in Line (AIL) sensors, ideal for use in medical equipment, including infusion pumps, enteral feeding pumps, and dialysis equipment.
RPMC Lasers, Inc. is pleased to announce the release of a new compact AIRTRAC DPSS laser from Areté Associates. It provides a dramatic reduction in SWaP, lower cost and robust performance over environmental temperatures.
PARSIPPANY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 13, 2013--The Board of Directors of Precision Spine, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of a new member, Stephen D. Cook, Ph.D. Dr. Cook is President and Chief Scientist at the Fellowship of Orthopaedic Researchers in Metairie, Louisiana. He sits on the...
Hirose Electric, a leader in the development of innovative connector solutions, has developed a 0.5 mm pitch, zero-insertion force connector for applications that utilize both, flexible printed circuit (FPC) or flexible flat cable (FFC).
AGR series motorized rotary stages provide significant improvements in speed, load capacity and long-term positioning performance over previous generations of worm-gear-drive stages.