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Full 2-Year Mimics Data Confirm Long-term Patency Protection with BioMimics 3D Stent

May 30, 2014 9:48 am | by Veryan | News | Comments

Full two-year data from the Mimics study, presented for the first time today at the 15th Annual New Cardiovascular Horizons (NCVH) Conference, have confirmed that BioMimics 3D provides a significant improvement in long-term patency compared...

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FDA Allows Marketing of Blood Test to Identify Cause of Certain Kidney Disease

May 30, 2014 9:42 am | by FDA | News | Comments

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration allowed marketing of the first test that can help determine if a specific type of kidney disease, called membranous glomerulonephritis (MGN), is due to the body’s rejection of its own kidney tissue...

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2nd Annual Medical Device Global Labeling Strategies Conference

May 30, 2014 9:29 am | Events

The 2nd Annual Medical Device Global Labeling Strategies Conference is a highly informative, content driven forum focusing on the key fundamentals for achieving a compliant global labeling process, including: preparing for UDI compliance...

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Bar Codes Scanner

May 30, 2014 8:00 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

SICK, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems, machine vision, encoders and automatic identification solutions for factory and logistics automation, today announced the launch of the CLV610 fixed-mount...

Brushed DC Motors

May 30, 2014 8:00 am | by MDT Staff | Maxon Precision Motors, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Like all motors in the DCX series, these brushed DC motors feature high power density and low vibration. In addition to the technical highlights, the program's appeal lies in the configuration options. Motors, gearheads and encoders...

Medical-Grade Thermoplastic Polyurethane

May 30, 2014 8:00 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Medical device manufacturers now have a new polymer for creating equipment that can help reduce the spread of fire in medical environments. A new medical-grade thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) from the Lubrizol Corporation's LifeScience...

OEM Cart Configurator

May 30, 2014 8:00 am | by MDT Staff | GCX Mounting Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

Medical device Original Equipment Manufacturers can envision a custom solution to their medical cart needs with the aid of a more powerful Web tool, the OEM Cart Configurator from GCX Corporation. Launching from GCX, the interactive OEM...

Samsung Envisions Wearables Using Common System

May 29, 2014 4:34 pm | by Anick Jesdanun - AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Health sensors and devices can get better if rival companies work together, Samsung executives said Wednesday. The South Korean company pushed for a common system so that different manufacturers — from startups to established companies... 

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Eternity Healthcare to Develop a Hand-held Laser Hair Removal Device

May 29, 2014 4:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Eternity Healthcare Inc., a leading medical device and diagnostic company, announced today that it has initiated the research and development, with Asian Developers, to manufacture a Hand-held Laser hair removal device. Currently the hair...

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Meet Three Medical Design Excellence Award Finalists

May 29, 2014 4:28 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

What do an inexpensive HIV test, a robot that connects doctors to remote patients, and a vest used to help relieve anxiety, have in common? They are just three of the 50+ product finalists being recognized at this year's Medical Design... 

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eCardio and Yocaly Will Jointly Advance Remote Cardiac Monitoring in the U.S.

May 29, 2014 4:28 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

eCardio Diagnostics, LLC (eCardio), a leader in remote cardiac arrhythmia monitoring services in the United States, and Shandong Yocaly Information Science & Technology Co., Ltd. (Yocaly), a remote, real-time medical cardiac monitoring...

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Introducing RoboLeg

May 29, 2014 4:23 pm | by Robohand | News | Comments

With the advances that are taking place in the medical field, specifically biomedical engineering, the inventions around prosthetics have moved to myoelectric and neuro sciences. As awe inspiring as these advances are and the capabilities...

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Engineering a Better Way to Rebuild Bone Inside the Body

May 29, 2014 3:53 pm | by Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Traumatic bone injuries such as blast wounds are often so severe that the body can't effectively repair the damage on its own. To aid the recovery, clinicians inject patients with proteins called growth factors. The treatment is costly...  

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Innovation Prize Winner Helps Create Flexible Piezoelectric Energy Device

May 29, 2014 3:47 pm | by Mike Koon, University of Illinois | News | Comments

Canan Dagdeviren has always been interested in science. At a very young age, this Turkish native tried to find the atom by cutting stones into pieces. Her supportive father introduced her to electron microscopy, where she realized that was...

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Medtronic Settles Whistleblower Lawsuit for $9.9M

May 29, 2014 3:19 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical device maker Medtronic Inc. will pay the U.S. Department of Justice $9.9 million to settle a lawsuit that accused the company of giving doctors gifts in return for using its defibrillators and pacemakers. Medtronic has not admitted...

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