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Bedside Optical Monitoring Device Shows Promise for Individualized Care in Stroke Patients

March 21, 2014 9:42 am | by Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania | News | Comments

Using a University of Pennsylvania-designed device to noninvasively and continuously monitor cerebral blood flow (CBF) in acute stroke patients, researchers from Penn Medicine and the Department of Physics & Astronomy in Penn Arts and...

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Stent-Based Technologies Could Prove Viable Alternatives for Aneurysm and Stroke Treatment

March 21, 2014 9:30 am | by GlobalData | News | Comments

Among the various neurointerventional devices that have been developed for challenging indications, such as intracranial aneurysms and acute ischemic stroke (AIS), flow diverters and stent retrievers have shown particular promise as viable...

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2 Watt DC-DC Converter

March 21, 2014 8:47 am | by MDT Staff | Murata Power Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

Murata today announced the MTU2 series of ultra miniature surface mounted 2W DC-DC converters from Murata Power Solutions.

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Northwestern's Senate Response Deadline Approaches Regarding Unauthorized Human Experimentation

March 21, 2014 8:27 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Allegations continue surrounding the testing of two annuloplasty rings, invented by the chief of cardiac surgery, Dr. Patrick McCarthy at Northwestern University, the Myxo Ring, and the IMR Ring (invented by McCarthy, and colleagues). Both...

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Metal Materials for Additive Manufacturing

March 21, 2014 8:25 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

EOS, the technology and market leader for design-driven and industrial Additive Manufacturing solutions, expands its metal materials portfolio with EOS Titanium Ti64ELI and EOS StainlessSteel 316L.

Linear DC Weld Control

March 21, 2014 8:25 am | by MDT Staff | Miyachi Unitek Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Miyachi America Corporation, a leading manufacturer of resistance welding equipment and laser processing systems, announces the availability of the Miyachi MDA-10000A ultra-fast, high current linear DC weld control...

Laser Crystals for Range of Laser Applications

March 21, 2014 5:34 am | by MDT Staff | Edmund Optics | Product Releases | Comments

Edmund Optics® (EO), the premier provider of optical components, introduces new Laser Crystals. Laser Crystals serve as the active gain medium in solid state laser systems. The optical properties for a given crystal...

MGC Diagnostics Announces Its Intent To Acquire Medisoft SA

March 20, 2014 5:33 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

MGC Diagnostics Corp. a leading global medical technologies company, today announced it has entered into a letter of intent to acquire Medisoft SA of Sorinnes, Belgium. Under the proposed agreement, MGC Diagnostics would acquire all the...

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The Role of High-Temperature Films in the Manufacture of Medical Devices

March 20, 2014 3:06 pm | by Ron Ducharme, Product Manager, FLEXcon | Flexcon | Articles | Comments

Medical device manufacturers are continually under scrutiny to produce products that will perform without issues throughout the life span of the product. This requires careful choice and testing of product components. However, an often...

Human Factors in Medical Device Design

March 20, 2014 2:25 pm | by David Foshee, Design Engineer, Gilero | Blogs | Comments

Human factors have been around a long time, but recently there has been movement towards a more consistent application of these principles in the design of medical devices. If you are a design engineer you may be thinking, “Hey, I’m a Human...

Shrink Wrap Used to Enhance Detection of Infectious Disease Biomarkers

March 20, 2014 12:21 pm | by The Optical Society | News | Comments

Detecting HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and other deadly infectious diseases as early as possible helps to prevent their rapid spread and allows for more effective treatments. But current detection methods are cost-prohibitive in most...

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Scientists Create Stem Cells From a Drop of Blood

March 20, 2014 12:04 pm | by A*STAR | News | Comments

Scientists at A*STAR’s Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB) have developed a method to generate human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSCs) from a single drop of finger-pricked blood. The method also enables donors to collect...

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Catching Cancer Cells

March 20, 2014 11:54 am | by University of Michigan | Videos | Comments

Could cancer be diagnosed with a simple blood test? A new chip can trap the one cancer cell in a billion normal cells. Sunitha Nagrath and her lab developed the chip with other members of the Translational Oncology team, which seeks to...

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MRI Magnetic Fields Diagnose and Treat Balance Disorders and Dizziness

March 20, 2014 11:30 am | by Johns Hopkins Medicine | News | Comments

Expanding on earlier research, Johns Hopkins researchers report that people with balance disorders or dizziness traceable to an inner-ear disturbance show distinctive abnormal eye movements when the affected ear is exposed to the strong...

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Tiny Transistors for Extreme Environments

March 20, 2014 11:19 am | by University of Utah | News | Comments

University of Utah electrical engineers fabricated the smallest plasma transistors that can withstand high temperatures and ionizing radiation found in a nuclear reactor. Such transistors someday might enable smartphones that take and...  

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