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Google Glass Puts the Focus on Parkinson's

April 15, 2014 12:25 pm | by Newcastle University | News | Comments

The next generation of wearable computing is being trialed for the first time to evaluate its potential to support people with Parkinson’s. Experts at Newcastle University are investigating Google Glass as an assistive aid to help people with...

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Simple Test in the Ambulance Saves Lives After Heart Attack

April 15, 2014 12:04 pm | by University of Surrey | News | Comments

A new study from the University of Surrey, published today in the journal Heart, has identified a positive link between the survival of heart attack patients and the use of an electrocardiogram (ECG), by ambulance crews. Researchers, funded...

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Researchers Transplant Regenerated Esophagus

April 15, 2014 11:58 am | by Karolinska Institutet | News | Comments

Tissue engineering has been used to construct natural oesophagi, which in combination with bone marrow stem cells have been safely and effectively transplanted in rats. The study, published in Nature Communications, shows that the transplanted...

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Targeting Cancer with a Triple Threat

April 15, 2014 11:49 am | by Anne Trafton, MIT News Office | News | Comments

Delivering chemotherapy drugs in nanoparticle form could help reduce side effects by targeting the drugs directly to the tumors. In recent years, scientists have developed nanoparticles that deliver one or two chemotherapy drugs, but it has...

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COSMED Device Technology in the White House Wellness Center

April 15, 2014 11:37 am | by COSMED | News | Comments

The White House Medical Unit Wellness Center has been modeled following the successful deployment of the Army Wellness Centers in the US Army bases nationally and internationally. The Army Wellness Centers are part of the Health Promotion...

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Photos of the Day: COSMED Infiltrates the White House

April 15, 2014 11:29 am | by COSMED | News | Comments

The White House Medical Unit Wellness Center provides the same prevention and health enhancement programs created for the Army Wellness Centers to the First Family and White House executives and staffs. The Wellness Center programs will be...

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April 2014 Digital Edition

April 15, 2014 10:03 am | Digital Editions | Comments

Scanadu emerges with the largest step in home healthcare innovation since the thermometer, championing an elite field of medical device companies utilizing crowdfunding and early 3D printing. Crowdfunding and 3D Printing for Vital Signs...

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Daylight Medical Launches SKY 6Xi Disinfection Technology For Healthcare

April 15, 2014 8:33 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Daylight Medical, manufacturer and provider of innovative medical products, is pleased to announce its rollout of SKY 6Xi, disinfection technology for mobile devices. SKY 6Xi uses high intensity (254 nanometer wavelength) ultraviolet light...

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Extended Multi-Ply Labels

April 15, 2014 8:20 am | by MDT Staff | Topflight Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Topflight, an industry leading printer and specialty converter, is manufacturing extended multi-ply, pressure-sensitive labels helping customers meet the ever-expanding labeling and regulatory requirements established by the FDA...

PROFINET IO in Integrated Actuators

April 15, 2014 8:05 am | by MDT Staff | Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems | Product Releases | Comments

Curtiss-Wright Corporation announced that its Exlar business units will implement the PROFINET IO with its Tritex II actuators. PROFINET is the Ethernet based automation standard of PROFIBUS International. The Tritex II integrated actuator line has passed...

No-VOC Organosilane Antimicrobials

April 15, 2014 8:01 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Gelest, Inc., today introduced new BIOSAFE silicon-based antimicrobials that protect formulated coatings and compounded polymers for manufactured goods.  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency-registered, the No-VOC antimicrobials prevent deterioration...

Two Component Epoxy System

April 15, 2014 8:00 am | by MDT Staff | Master Bond, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Master Bond EP30-3LO is a two component epoxy system offering optical clarity, high temperature resistance, and NASA low outgassing approval. This combination of properties enables it to be suitable for bonding, sealing, coating...

FDA IDE Approval for the BARREL Vascular Reconstruction Device for Treatment of Aneurysms

April 15, 2014 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Reverse Medical Corporation today announced FDA IDE approval for clinical investigation of their BARREL Vascular Reconstruction Device (VRD). The BARREL Vascular Reconstruction Device is designed for use with occlusive devices in the treatment...

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New Blood-based Biomarker May Predict Recurrence of Breast Cancer and Treatment Response

April 15, 2014 12:32 am | by AACR | News | Comments

A newly developed, noninvasive blood-based assay, cMethDNA, is highly sensitive and specific in detecting breast cancer recurrence early, and shows promise as a viable tool in predicting treatment outcome, according to data published in...

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Strong Start for Healthcare IT Sector with $858 Million in VC Funding

April 14, 2014 4:52 pm | by Mercom Capital Group | News | Comments

Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global communications and consulting firm, today released its report on funding and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the Healthcare Information Technology (IT) sector for the first quarter of 2014...

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