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MIT’s Langer helps hatch 25 startups

November 26, 2012 12:00 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Robert Langer has a long history of starting businesses. Through the Langer Lab at MIT, Langer has had his hand in the creation of more than 25 companies. He has 811 (issued and pending) patents to his name and more than 250 businesses have licensed or sublicensed Langer Lab patents, according to a report by the New York Times.

LeMaitre Vascular to open Toronto office

November 26, 2012 12:00 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Medical device firm LeMaitre Vascular Inc. (Nasdaq:LMAT) has said it will open a Canadian headquarters in Toronto to supporting increasing sales of its peripheral vascular devices and implants.

Unfors RaySafe launches new solution to lower patient dose

November 25, 2012 1:49 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HOPKINTON, Mass., Nov. 25, 2012 /- Unfors RaySafe will be announcing its extended product portfolio for the X-ray room at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) from November 25 - 30, 2012 in Chicago, IL. In addition to the wide range of products for quality assurance of diagnostic X-ray and real-time personal dose monitoring solutions, the compa...

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FUJIFILM Continues To Build 3D Digital Roadmap To Woman's Imaging

November 25, 2012 1:49 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CHICAGO, Nov. 25, 2012 /- (Booth #8316)—FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc., which received the '2012 Global X-Ray Mammography Technology Award' from Frost & Sullivan this fall, continues to grow its reputation and leadership role in woman's health with 3D breast imaging technology that provides a direct visual representation of the volumetric structure of the b...

Sony Unveils Work-In-Progress 20.5-inch OLED Display

November 25, 2012 1:48 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

CHICAGO, Nov. 25, 2012 /- At RSNA 2012, Sony Electronics is unveiling its latest display innovation for the medical industry: a work-in-progress 20.5-inch OLED display. This newest technology demonstration follows a string of recent Sony monitor introductions, including a full line of diagnostic medical imaging monitors and the first OLED monitor designed for a variety of su...

At RSNA ’12, Siemens Offers Imaging Innovations to Visualize Answers to Disease

November 25, 2012 10:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 25, 2012--At the 98thScientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), from November 25 to 30 in Chicago, Siemens Healthcare (Booth #831, East Building/Lakeside Center at McCormick Place, Hall D) will provide imaging...

Superior Business Solutions SBS Shows PatientSecure - Biometric Patient Identification Solution - at Arab Health Conference

November 24, 2012 10:12 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DUBAI, UAE, November 25, 2012 /- Superior Business Solutions SBS, a leading Healthcare Informatics provider in GCC, and HT Systems, the world market leader for biometric Positive Patient Identification, will be exhibiting the revolutionary PatientSecure® palm vein authentication technology at the Arab Health conference taking place in Dubai on January 28-31.   ...

Sensus lands Health Canada nod for its skin cancer system

November 23, 2012 2:29 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Sensus Healthcare won Health Canada approval for its device for non-surgical skin cancer treatment, following wins in the U.S. and the U.K. Sensus Healthcare landed Health Canada approval for its SRT-100, a therapy device designed to non-surgically treat skin cancer in hospitals and private practice settings. The SRT-100 system features the company's SharpBeam characteristics, treating targeted lesions while leaving surrounding healthy tissue intact. The device treats non-melanoma skin cancer, providing virtually pain-free treatment according to the press release. News Well, CE Mark, Oncology, Regulatory/Complianceread more

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Veryan lands CE Mark for its BioMimics 3D stent

November 23, 2012 1:29 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

U.K. medical device company Veryan receives CE Mark approval in European Union to market its BioMimics 3D stent. Vascular devices maker Veryan landed CE Mark approval for its BioMimics 3D stent, a device designed to treat superficial femoral and proximal popliteal arteries of the leg. The BioMimics 3D stent, which features a 3-dimensional design, can mimic the natural shape of the human vascular system to reduce kinking, deformation, and consequential vessel trauma during leg flexion, according to a press release. News Well, CE Mark, Regulatory/Compliance, Stentsread more

Report: Baxter trying to buy Swedish device maker

November 23, 2012 12:36 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Drug and medical device maker Baxter International Inc. is negotiating to buy Gambro AB, a Swedish maker of medical equipment, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. The two companies are seeking to finalize a deal worth approximately $4 billion in the next few weeks, the newspaper...

Cordis unveils 1-year results for its Incraft AAA stent graft system

November 23, 2012 12:29 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Johnson & Johnson's Cordis subsidiary touts positive 1-year findings for its Incraft AAA stent graft system in treatment of patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) subsidiary Cordis this month unveiled 1-year clinical findings from a study of its Incraft AAA stent graft system in treating abdominal aortic aneurysms. The Incraft AAA system is under investigation through the company's multi-center, prospective, non-randomized INNOVATION study in AAA patients, according to a press release. News Well, Clinical Trials, Research & Development, Stent Graftsread more

Becton Dickinson to close the books on a $45 million antitrust lawsuit

November 23, 2012 11:29 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

A New Jersey Judge grants preliminary approval for a $45 million settlement to resolve a years-long antitrust dispute against Becton Dickinson. Healthcare giant Becton Dickinson & Co. (NYSE:BDX) may finally close the books on a years-long lawsuit after a New Jersey judge authorized a $45 million settlement to the company's hypodermic product purchasers. Legal News, News Wellread more

Harvest lands expanded CE Mark for its bone marrow product

November 23, 2012 11:29 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Harvest Technologies Corp. receives expanded CE Mark approval for its SmartPReP2 bone marrow aspiration concentration system product for treating no-option critical limb ischemia. Plymouth, Mass.-based cellular therapy manufacturer Harvest Technologies landed expanded CE Mark approval for its bone marrow aspiration concentration system product in point-of-care cell concentrate preparation for treatment of no-option critical limb ischemia. Clinical studies used to support expanded CE Mark showed that the BMAC2 system could reduce risk for amputation as well as improve "rest pain" in patients with critical limb ischemia, according to the company. News Well, CE Mark, Orthobiologicsread more

FDA solicits comment on custom device review

November 23, 2012 10:29 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

The FDA opens up for public comment its custom medical device review protocols, asking interested parties to offer perspective on a system that has had some recent snafus. The FDA is seeking public comment on its custom medical device exemption criteria following some changes implemented through the FDA Safety & Innovation Act, which was signed into law earlier this year. The proposed rules include 4 main tenets for fitting the definition of a custom medical device as well as limits on annual production and use. News Well, Food & Drug Administration (FDA), Regulatory/Complianceread more

Medbox Updates Financial Projections

November 23, 2012 9:44 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 23, 2012 /- Medbox, Inc. (Ticker: MDBX) ( www.medboxinc.com ), updated their financial projections for the periods through 2016. The move came after the recent votes in the states of Colorado and Washington to legalize marijuana, and a flood of requests for assistance came into Medbox from operators and potential operators in those states, looking for gu...

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