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UCI School of Medicine First to Integrate Google Glass into Curriculum

May 21, 2014 12:14 pm | by UC Irvine | News | Comments

As physicians and surgeons explore how to use Google Glass, the UC Irvine School of Medicine is taking steps to become the first in the nation to integrate the wearable computer into its four-year curriculum – from first- and second-year...

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Bringing Advanced Imaging to Patients via the Sea

May 21, 2014 12:07 pm | by GE | Videos | Comments

Dr. Keigo Yasukawa runs the Dr. GON clinic, which provides care to many elderly residents in Miyakojima island, population 54,000. The island sits some 200 miles due east of the northern tip of Taiwan and Yasukawa, who was born on Miyakojima...

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Studying Cancer in Space

May 21, 2014 11:24 am | by NASA/Johnson Space Center | News | Comments

The multi-national efforts that go into research aboard the International Space Station show that working together can yield results with universal benefits. This is especially the case when talking about human health concerns such as...  

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World’s Smallest, Fastest Nanomotor for Drug Delivery

May 21, 2014 11:04 am | by University of Texas at Austin | News | Comments

Researchers at the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have built the smallest, fastest and longest-running tiny synthetic motor to date. The team's nanomotor is an important step toward developing miniature...

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Students Win $75K for Bacteria-Killing Catheter

May 21, 2014 10:50 am | by Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, University of Utah | News | Comments

After hearing his aunt, a primary care nurse, tell stories of catheters causing clotting and infections, University of Utah bioengineering student Nate Rhodes decided to come up with a solution. Along with a few classmates, he developed a...

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New Laser to Watch DNA-Proteins Interactions

May 21, 2014 10:15 am | by youris.com | News | Comments

Within the framework of the European ATLAS project, a team of researchers in Naples has created a LASER-based prototype that could revolutionize medicine and our knowledge of the human genome. The project, brainchild of brother...

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New Technology Supports Diabetic Patients and Their Doctors

May 21, 2014 10:05 am | by European Commission, CORDIS | News | Comments

Diabetes affects around 10% of the population; according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). The disease places a huge financial burden on healthcare systems, and also leads to early death and poor quality of life. However, patients...

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New mHealth Eco-System Will Be Formed by ‘Connected Elite’ of App Publishers, Sensor Vendors, and Enabling Companies

May 21, 2014 9:36 am | by research2guidance | News | Comments

Three groups of mHealth app market players will form the inner circle of the new mHealth app ecosystem. Vital data like steps, calories burned and glucose readings will constitute the core value of the emerging mHealth app market. Traditional...

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Smallest ALS Cardiac Monitor Defibrillator in the World, Just 2.8 Pounds

May 21, 2014 9:10 am | by LifeBot | News | Comments

LifeBot has entered the defibrillator markets introducing the smallest lightest ALS unit in the world. The system is available for international markets only. The company is working to make available a U.S. version soon. World's Lightest...

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3D Image Guidance Tool Sees, Reaches, and Treats Tumor Lesions

May 21, 2014 9:02 am | by Royal Philips | News | Comments

Royal Philips today announced the launch of EmboGuide, its latest innovation in interventional oncology, to treat difficult-to-reach tumors or tumors in patients who are deemed unsuitable for surgery. EmboGuide is a live 3D image guidance...

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First Ever Fertility and Ovulation Monitor Used With Saliva

May 21, 2014 8:50 am | by Hilin Life Products | News | Comments

Do 7.3 million women in US alone, still need to suffer from infertility, especially when 5 million of them are fertile, and still cannot conceive, meanwhile 65 percent of these women still continue to take infertility treatment for the second...

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Prolaris Test Predicts Mortality Risk in Prostate Cancer Biopsy Study

May 21, 2014 8:34 am | by Myriad Genetics Inc. | News | Comments

Myriad Genetics, Inc. presented new data from a clinical validation study of Prolaris at the 2014 American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Meeting in Orlando, Fla. The study is the largest validation study to date of any gene-based...

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Coordinate Measuring Machine

May 21, 2014 8:00 am | by MDT Staff | Carl Zeiss Microimaging, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The latest generation of the successful ZEISS CONTURA is now entering the market. ZEISS is officially introducing the coordinate measuring machine at the CONTROL show in Stuttgart, Germany, beginning May 6, 2014. This system provides...

Lip-Seal Fittings

May 21, 2014 8:00 am | by MDT Staff | Norgren Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Now gas-tight leak prevention and zero dead volume are combined in new Norgren AFP Lip-Seal fittings. Unlike other analytical fittings that allow sample loss and contamination, the Norgren AFP Lip-Seal fitting design creates redundant...

3.5 GHz Laser Diode

May 21, 2014 8:00 am | by MDT Staff | OSI Laser Diode, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

OSI Laser Diode, Inc. (LDI), an OSI Systems Company, introduces the latest detector in the avalanche photodiode (APD) family, the LAPD 1550-30R. The low-noise, high-sensitivity, 30 µm indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs) mesa structure...

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