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BioDtech, Inc. Issued New United States Patent

February 19, 2013 2:42 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 19, 2013--BioDtech, Inc., a biotechnology company engaged in the development of cutting-edge products for the endotoxin market, announced that it has been granted a patent, by the United States patent office (No. 8,349,570), protecting methods of endotoxin...

Kimberly-Clark Introduces Revolutionary Cervicool Cooled Radiofrequency System for Cervical Joint Pain

February 19, 2013 2:32 pm | by Kimberly-Clark | News | Comments

Kimberly-Clark has announced the launch of CERVICOOL Cooled Radiofrequency (RF) System, an innovative option for helping resolve cervical facet joint pain. With the addition of CERVICOOL Cooled RF System, Kimberly-Clark now offers a complete portfolio of cooled radiofrequency treatment for all segments of the spine, from the cervical facet joint to the sacroiliac joint.

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Medtronic Announces FDA Approval and Launch of Its Advisa MRI Pacemaker System

February 19, 2013 2:22 pm | by Medtronic | News | Comments

Showcasing its leadership position in pacing technologies, Medtronic, Inc. announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and U.S. launch of its Advisa DR MRI SureScan pacing system. The Advisa MRI system is Medtronic’s second-generation MR-Conditional pacemaker and is the first system to combine the most advanced pacing technology with proven MRI access.

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Bonesupport Lands CE Mark for Next-Gen Antibiotic Bone Graft Substitute

February 19, 2013 2:18 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Swedish orthopedic trauma products maker Bonesupport won CE Mark approval in the European Union for its next-generation Cerament|G injectable antibiotic-eluting bone substitute. The Cerament|G product is an osteoconductive, ceramic substance designed to promote bone healing while preventing bone infection, or osteomyelitis.

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Jonathan S. Helfgott, FDA Compliance Officer for Center for Drug Evaluation & Research (CDER), to Address PHT Corporation U.S. PRO & eCOA Congress

February 19, 2013 1:55 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BOSTON & GENEVA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 19, 2013--PHT Corporation announced that Jonathan S. Helfgott, FDA Compliance Officer for CDER, within the office of Scientific Investigations, will present: “FDA Perspective on the Compliant Use of ePRO Instruments to Support FDA Studies” at the 17 thPRO...

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New Drug Combination Could Prevent Head and Neck Cancer in High-risk Patients

February 19, 2013 1:00 pm | by AACR | News | Comments

A new drug combination shows promise in reducing the risk for patients with advanced oral precancerous lesions to develop squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. The results of the study, which included preclinical and clinical analyses, were published in Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

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Geomagic Showcases Touch-Enabled Virtual Reality Solutions at NextMed/MMVR20 Conference

February 19, 2013 12:29 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MORRISVILLE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 19, 2013--Geomagic®, a global company providing 3D technology for digital reality, has announced that it will showcase innovative touch-enabled medical simulation and training applications developed by its OEM partners and educational customers.

New England Region Braces for Federal Cuts

February 19, 2013 12:27 pm | by BOB SALSBERG - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

With the nation hurtling toward yet another key fiscal deadline, defense contractors, research hospitals and social services providers are among those in the New England region sounding the alarm over looming federal spending cuts. Known in official governmental parlance as the "sequester," the...

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New Handheld ECG Device Helps Physicians Identify Risks for Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Young Athletes

February 19, 2013 11:51 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 19, 2013--Cardea Associates, a company dedicated to improving heart health through product innovation and research, announces the launch of its new electrocardiographic (ECG) device, CardeaScreen. Specifically in-tune with normal conditions for the athletic heart,...

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Camfil Farr Publishes FAQ on HEPA Air Filters

February 19, 2013 11:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Camfil Farr | News | Comments

RIVERDALE, N.J. , Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- HEPA, or high-efficiency particulate air filters, meet tough standards for efficiency, and must remove nearly 100 percent of airborne particles greater than 0.3 micrometers (99.97 percent, to be exact). Today they are widely used in medical facilities, industrial clean rooms, and other mission-critical environments.

Presbia Announces the Appointment of Jake Vander Zanden as Chief Commercial Officer

February 19, 2013 10:44 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 19, 2013--Presbia, a medical device company and leader in near vision restoration, announced today the appointment of Jake Vander Zanden as Chief Commercial Officer. Bringing more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Mr. Vander Zanden will be...

Terumo Interventional Systems Targets Growth With New Focus on U.S. Urology Specialty

February 19, 2013 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Terumo Interventional Systems, a business unit of Terumo Medical Corporation, today announced the launch of a new, dedicated group focused on direct sales, marketing, support and distribution of key products to the urological specialty beginning April 1, 2013. The move is part of the...

Wearable Small Hand Held Enclosures

February 19, 2013 10:27 am | by MDT Staff | Okw Enclosures, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

OKW has extended its advanced ERGO-CASE enclosures system with six new smaller size ‘XS’ models. The new models are ideal for compact hand held electronic devices, and have an ergonomically contoured design which is very comfortable to hold or wear.

Customize Position Sensor Output with Programmable Hall Device

February 19, 2013 10:23 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

BEI Sensors introduces the Programmable Hall Device (PHD), an easy way to take control of customizing the output of BEI Hall effect sensors. This compact programming unit interfaces between a PC and BEI Hall effect sensors...

EMH Healthcare Goes Live with Capsule’s Mobile Device Integration Solution

February 19, 2013 9:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ANDOVER, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 19, 2013--Capsule Tech, Inc., the leading provider of medical device connectivity solutions, today announced that EMH Healthcare, Elyria, Ohio has gone live on Mobile Vitals Plus (MVP) in its medical surgery unit. MVP is the portable version of Capsule’s...

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