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Advanced Wound Care Products Market Nears 19 Billion

June 26, 2014 2:14 pm | by Kalorama Information | News | Comments

According to Kalorama Information, the worldwide wound care market reached revenues of $18,851.0 million in 2013. The healthcare market research publisher says that represents growth of 6% from the previous year. Revenues were based on sales...

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What the Medical Industry Can Learn from the Aerospace Industry

June 26, 2014 12:08 pm | by Bob Hill, President, Solar Atmospheres | Blogs | Comments

Heat treatment standards are stricter in the aerospace industry than in the medical industry where lives are on the line. This doesn’t make sense and something is being done about it. Recently, I was asked to give a vacuum heat treating...

Controlling Movement with Light

June 26, 2014 11:25 am | by Anne Trafton, MIT News Office | News | Comments

For the first time, MIT neuroscientists have shown they can control muscle movement by applying optogenetics — a technique that allows scientists to control neurons’ electrical impulses with light — to the spinal cords of animals that are...

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Muscle Pacemakers Enhance Bone Growth

June 26, 2014 10:53 am | by University of Liverpool | News | Comments

In an important development for the health of elderly people, University of Liverpool researchers have developed a new method to target bone growth. As people age their bones lose density and, especially in women after the menopause, become...

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Virtual Experiments Give Surgeons the Cutting Edge

June 26, 2014 10:46 am | by Université du Luxembourg | News | Comments

Virtual experiments could soon be helping new surgeons hone their skills before they start work with live patients. This is the exciting research objective of European Research Council (ERC) fellow Stéphane Bordas, a Professor of Computational...

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New Technology to Treat Sepsis

June 26, 2014 10:40 am | by Oregon State University | News | Comments

The National Science Foundation has just awarded $200,000 to engineers at Oregon State University who have developed a new technology that they believe could revolutionize the treatment and prevention of sepsis. Sepsis is a "hidden killer"...

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Resistance to Antibiotics: New Rapid Diagnosis

June 26, 2014 10:25 am | by Université de Fribourg | News | Comments

A rapid diagnostic test for multi-resistance to broad-spectrum antibiotics has just been developed at the University of Fribourg. Prof Patrice Nordmann and Dr. Laurent Poirel of the Medical and Molecular Microbiology Unit have been...   

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Two Pyng Medical Devices Named Top Hot Products of 2014 by JEMS

June 26, 2014 9:59 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Pyng Medical Corp., an award-winning developer of trauma and resuscitation products for emergency, combat and critical care personnel, announces that its new FASTResponder Sternal IO and T-PODResponder Pelvic Stabilization Device were both...

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Dune Medical Devices Raises $21 Million in Funding

June 26, 2014 9:56 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Dune Medical Devices has announced that it has successfully completed the first of a two stage $21 million equity financing. The initial closing was completed for $14 million with a second tranche of $7 million to be completed by October...

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Collaboration Enables Remote Monitoring of Sleep Apnea

June 26, 2014 9:43 am | by Telenor Connexion | News | Comments

In Europe, approximately 2 to 5 % of the population suffer from sleep apnea. The disorder is characterized by pauses in breathing during sleep and this can cause drowsiness during the day as well as a broad spectrum of serious medical conditions...

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Insertable Cardiac Monitors Detect Afib in Stroke Patients Better Than Standard Care

June 26, 2014 9:34 am | by Medtronic | News | Comments

Medtronic Inc. has announced results from the CRYSTAL AF (CRYptogenic STroke And underLying Atrial Fibrillation) Clinical Trial have been published in The New England Journal of Medicine. The Trial found that continuous cardiac monitoring...

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High Resolution Printing Technology for Non-porous Substrates

June 26, 2014 12:00 am | by MDT Staff | Videojet Technologies, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Responding to the needs for high resolution coding on non-porous packaging, Videojet Technologies has introduced its latest innovation in thermal ink jet printers, the Videojet 8610...

Full Bore Barbed Adapters with Ultimate Traceability

June 25, 2014 11:53 pm | by MDT Staff | Watson Marlow Pumps Group | Product Releases | Comments

BioPure specializes in single-use bioprocessing components for end users and OEMs, including its range of BioBarb hose tail to Tri-Clamp adaptors. Fully traceable with molded in production lot and size identification...

High-Performance Polyamides for Mobile Healthcare

June 25, 2014 11:44 pm | by MDT Staff | Solvay Specialty Polymers | Product Releases | Comments

Solvay Specialty Polymers has introduced a new family of Kalix high-performance polyamides (HPPAs) for structural components used in mobile healthcare (mHealth) electronic devices..

Molded Part Design for Implantable Medical Devices

June 25, 2014 11:35 pm | by MDT Staff | MRPC | Product Releases | Comments

MRPC recently released a new overview sheet highlighting their molded part design and tooling capabilities for implantable medical device components, those meant for long-term implementation inside the human body...

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