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All Programmable SoC/Analog Devices Software-Defined Radio Kits

January 7, 2014 3:38 pm | by MDT Staff | Analog Devices, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Avnet Electronics Marketing released two kits designed by Avnet experts, the Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC / AD9361 Software-Defined Radio Evaluation Kit and the Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC / AD9361 Software-Defined Radio Systems Development Kit.

Taking the Sting Out of Shots, Delivering Pain Relief for All

January 7, 2014 3:31 pm | by Business Wire | News | Comments

MMJ Labs, a leading researcher and developer of non-invasive analgesic devices, introduces Buzzy Mini during the 2014 CES Digital Health Summit, the latest entry to its award-winning line of personal pain management products. “Advances in...


ArthroMeda nears $2M in latest round

January 7, 2014 3:28 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

ArthroMeda hauled in $1.6 million in an equity offering it hoped would raise $2 million, according to a regulatory filing. Ayer, Mass.-based ArthroMeda develops devices used in total hip arthroplasties that are designed to help physicians...


Biomaterials Get Stem Cells to Commit to a Bony Future

January 7, 2014 2:56 pm | by University of California, San Diego | News | Comments

With the help of biomimetic matrices, a research team led by bioengineers at the University of California, San Diego has discovered exactly how calcium phosphate can coax stem cells to become bone-building cells. This work is published in...


BD Acquires Alverix

January 7, 2014 2:49 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

BD, a leading global medical technology company, announced today that it has acquired Alverix, Inc., a privately-held diagnostic instrument company known for its optoelectronics expertise. Since 2008, BD and Alverix have collaborated in the...


Scientists Discover New Causes of Diabetes

January 7, 2014 2:31 pm | by University of Exeter | News | Comments

Research by the University of Exeter Medical School has revealed two new genetic causes of neonatal diabetes. The research, published today in the journal Cell Metabolism, provides further insights on how the insulin-producing beta cells...


Scientists Make Living Brain Cells from Alzheimer's Patients Biobanked Brain Tissue

January 7, 2014 2:17 pm | by New York Stem Cell Foundation | News | Comments

Scientists at The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) Research Institute, working in collaboration with scientists from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC), for the first time generated induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells lines from...


Light as Medicine—Researchers Explain How

January 7, 2014 1:51 pm | by University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee | News | Comments

Multiple sclerosis (MS) causes progressive paralysis by destroying nerve cells and the spinal cord. It interrupts vision, balance and even thinking. On a suggestion from a colleague, Jeri-Anne Lyons decided to test how the disease responded...


MD Revolution Introduces Consumer Digital Health Solution RevUp! Health Accelerated at 2014 International CES

January 7, 2014 11:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Digital health company MD Revolution, Inc. today launched RevUp! Health Accelerated, a groundbreaking new digital health solution that allows consumers to track health metrics, nutrition data and various fitness parameters all in one place...


Vantage Health to Commercialize NASA-Technology-Based Healthcare Devices

January 7, 2014 9:33 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Vantage Health Inc., and its parent company Nanobeak Inc. today announced that NASA and Nanobeak have entered into an exclusive 5-year license agreement to commercialize mobile healthcare products derived from NASA patented chemical sensing...


InVivo issues new protocols for spinal scaffold study

January 7, 2014 8:59 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

With investigational approval in hand, InVivo Therapeutics is preparing to launch a U.S. clinical study of its degradable polymer scaffold for treating spinal cord injury, issuing a revised trial protocol to FDA regulators and to the clinical...


Guided Therapeutics Names Gene Cartwright as Chief Executive Officer

January 7, 2014 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Guided Therapeutics, Inc., the maker of the LuViva Advanced Cervical Scan, a non-invasive device used to detect cervical disease instantly at the point of care, today announced the appointment of Gene Cartwright, 59, as Chief Executive Officer...


Theorem Clinical Research Expands its Cardiovascular Expertise Through Alliance With BioTelemetry

January 7, 2014 8:00 am | by Business Wire | News | Comments

Theorem Clinical Research, a leading clinical research organization specializing in complex trials, has announced the formation of a strategic alliance with BioTelemetry, Inc. (Nasdaq: BEAT). BioTelemetry’s Clinical Research division includes...


Cali biotech promises a 3D-printed organ this year

January 7, 2014 7:29 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

California biotech startup Organovo has its sights set high, promising to demonstrate the promise of 3D bio-printing technology by unveiling a human organ made of printed living cells by the end the year. Organovo plans to begin organ-printing...


Analog Devices’ Meter-on-a-Chip Enables Broad Range of Portable Health Applications

January 7, 2014 7:00 am | by The Associated Press | Analog Devices, Inc. | News | Comments

Analog Devices, Inc. unveiled today a high-precision, low-power meter-on-a-chip for a range of portable health applications such as point-of-care diagnostics, home/self-test health devices, and wearable vital signs monitors, including those...



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