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Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SBMT) announce the formation of American Board of Brain Mapping, its 2013 award recipients and its Brain Mapping Day at the US Congress

April 12, 2013 3:16 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

LOS ANGELES , April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama said in his April 2 nd speech "We have been a nation of dreamers and risk-takers; people who see what nobody else sees sooner than anybody else sees it.  We do innovation better than anybody else -- and that makes our economy stronger. When we invest in the best ideas before anybody else does, our business...

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Alcon Labs issues hazard alert on certain intraocular lenses

April 12, 2013 3:11 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Alcon Laboratories in conjunction with Australian healthcare regulators issued a warning on certain intraocular lenses after receiving reports of higher-than-expected rates of accelerated endothelial cell loss. Alcon warned that a 5-year study of its AcrySof Cachet Phakic Lenses uncovered that about 1 in 100 required removal as a result of ECL...

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Material Screening Method Allows Precise Control Over Stem Cells

April 12, 2013 12:05 pm | by William Murphy, University of Wisconsin-Madison | News | Comments

When it comes to delivering genes to living human tissue, the odds of success come down the molecule. The entire therapy — including the tools used to bring new genetic material into a cell — must have predictable effects.    

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St. Jude-backed iRhythm Technologies raises another $16M for Zio wearable heart monitor

April 12, 2013 10:48 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

iRhythm Technologies said it closed a $16 million Series D round for its Zio wearable heart monitor, saying it plans to use the proceeds to further its commercial footprint and research & development efforts. Led by Norwest Venture Partners, which added partner Casper de Clercq to iRhythm's board, the latest financing including contributions from existing backers...

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CIVCO to Feature New trUpoint ARCH SRS/SRT System at the 2nd ESTRO Forum 2013

April 12, 2013 10:04 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

CORALVILLE, Iowa, April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CIVCO Medical Solutions, the leading provider of comprehensive motion management solutions, will showcase trUpoint ARCH™, a new stereotactic radiosurgery solution, Protura™ Robotic Patient Positioning System, and the...

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ORTHOWORLD(R) Announces FDA Official to Serve as Panelist at Orthopaedic Manufacturing & Technology Exposition and Conference (OMTEC(R))

April 12, 2013 9:52 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ORTHOWORLD, Inc., leading producer of strategic intelligence for the orthopaedic industry, announced its education curriculum for OMTEC 2013, to be held June 12-13 in Chicago. OMTEC's keynote panel discussion, The State and Future of...

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Boston Scientific Launches Precision Spectra™ Spinal Cord Stimulator System In The United States

April 12, 2013 9:03 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

NATICK, Mass., April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has received approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is beginning a limited launch of the Precision Spectra Spinal Cord Stimulator (SCS) System.  The Precision Spectra System is the...

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Analogic Highlights Expanded Suite of Ultrasound Imaging Solutions for Interventional Radiology at SIR Annual Scientific Meeting

April 12, 2013 8:47 am | by GlobeNewswire | News | Comments

Analogic Corporation, enabling the world's medical imaging and aviation security technology, announced today that it will demonstrate its industry-leading BK Medical-branded Flex Focus™ 500 ultrasound system with Quantum Technology™ and the Ultrasonix-branded SonixTablet™ with GPS needle guidance...

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Live CoolSculpting® Demonstration at ASAPS 2013

April 12, 2013 8:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 12, 2013--ZELTIQ ® Aesthetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZLTQ), a medical technology company focused on developing and commercializing products utilizing its proprietary controlled-cooling technology platform, today announced it is exhibiting at the American Society for Aesthetic...

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Teleflex Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for the ISO-Gard® Mask with ClearAir™ Technology

April 11, 2013 5:00 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LIMERICK, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 11, 2013--Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE:TFX), a leading global provider of medical devices for critical care and surgery, has announced that its Anesthesia and Respiratory business unit received 510(k) clearance 1 for the ISO-Gard ® Mask with ClearAir™ Technology,...

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Parker Hannifin Introduces Medical Grade Polyurethane

April 11, 2013 4:35 pm | by MDT Staff | Parker Hannifin Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Parker Hannifin Corporation has created a medical grade polyurethane that not only displays characteristic polycarbonate resistance to oxidation and alcohol swelling, but also demonstrates expanded resistance to environmental stress cracking.

Experienced Surgeon Vs. FDA-Approved Robot

April 11, 2013 4:33 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

NEW YORK, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than 4,500 robotic prostate surgeries under his belt, David Samadi, MD may be the last person you'd expect to welcome an FDA investigation of robotic surgery. But late Tuesday he appeared on Fox 5 News saying, "Let the FDA do their...

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Morgan Technical Ceramics Launches New High-Performance Piezoelectric Material

April 11, 2013 3:58 pm | by MDT Staff | Morgan Technical Ceramics | Product Releases | Comments

Morgan Technical Ceramics is extending its material portfolio with the launch of a new piezoelectric material. PZT5K1 is suitable for applications in the fields of scientific instrumentation, maritime, medical, energy harvesting and general industry.

AsthmaSense Cloud Launches With New Features To Better Monitor Asthma

April 11, 2013 3:28 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

SEVERNA PARK, Md., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical technology company, iSonea Ltd. (ASX: ISN; OTCQX: ISOAY), launched Thursday the newest smartphone asthma management application, AsthmaSense™ Cloud, to help asthmatics adhere to physician-prescribed treatment...

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Hardinge Releases New 5-Face Bridgeport VMCs

April 11, 2013 3:11 pm | by MDT Staff | Hardinge Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Hardinge a leading international provider of advanced metal-cutting solutions announces the release of two all-new Bridgeport 5-Face (4+1) Vertical Machining Centers – the GX 250 5F and GXR 320 5F. These new 4+1 axis vertical machining centers are designed to achieve maximum capacity and performance...

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