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Remote Patient Monitoring Revenues to Reach €19.4 Billion in 2018

June 27, 2014 9:06 am | by Berg Insight | News | Comments

Berg Insight estimates that revenues for remote patient monitoring (RPM) solutions reached € 4.3 billion in 2013, including revenues from medical monitoring devices, mHealth connectivity solutions, care delivery software platforms and monitoring...

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Dr. Andrews’ App Aims to Reduce Future Tommy John Surgeries

June 27, 2014 8:58 am | by Abracadabra Health | News | Comments

Throw Like a Pro, an application that helps baseball players reduce the likelihood of throwing injuries, is available for download on the App Store. The app provides knowledge of Dr. James Andrews and Dr. Kevin Wilk, two of the world’s... 

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TPU Improves Post-Processing Operations

June 26, 2014 11:52 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

APS Elastomers’ latest thermoplastic polyurethanes provides good aesthetics, low tackiness and process efficiency for use in film, sheet, and extrusion coating and cured-in-place pipe applications...

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Ultra-Miniature, 6W SIP DC/DC Converters

June 26, 2014 11:46 pm | by MDT Staff | Micropower Direct Llc | Product Releases | Comments

New from MicroPower Direct, the MD600xRW series provides 6W of output power in an ultra-miniature SIP package. For space critical board level applications, these high performance converters provide...

Germanium Meniscus Lenses for Spherical Correction

June 26, 2014 11:38 pm | by MDT Staff | Edmund Optics | Product Releases | Comments

TECHSPEC Germanium Meniscus Lenses are manufactured from Germanium, which is a rugged, durable material with a broad transmission range and a high index of refraction...

Two Moving Jaws

June 26, 2014 11:14 pm | by MDT Staff | Northfield Precision Instrument Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Northfield Precision Instrument has introduced their Model 870 Sliding-Jaw Air Chuck (.0001 TIR). This air-actuated chuck has two moving jaws for gripping square or rectangular parts...

2014/2015 Buyers' Guide Digital Edition

June 26, 2014 4:57 pm | Digital Editions | Comments

The MDT Buyers' Guide is a comprehensive directory that includes an array of technology and service categories critical to designers and manufacturers of medical devices. From products to services, the Guide covers a full range of resources needed...

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Mount Sinai Heart Establishes Pioneering Center for Medical Devices to Advance Cardiovascular Medicine

June 26, 2014 3:17 pm | by Mount Sinai Health System | News | Comments

Mount Sinai Heart at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has created an innovative Center for Medical Devices to advance the field of cardiovascular medicine and accelerate the delivery of promising medical devices to cardiac patients...

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Redesigning Clinical Trials to Boost Participation

June 26, 2014 3:13 pm | by University of Michigan Health System | News | Comments

It’s a classic Catch-22: Medical researchers need to figure out if a promising new treatment is truly better than a current one, by randomly assigning half of a group of patients to get each treatment. But when they approach patients about...

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Research Aims to Develop Biomaterial to Regenerate Damaged Muscle

June 26, 2014 2:50 pm | by University of Arkansas, Fayetteville | News | Comments

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a three-year, $437,248 grant to a University of Arkansas biomedical engineering researcher to design and test a biomaterial that can regenerate damaged skeletal muscle. Living cells secrete fibrous...

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Space-Tested Robot Inspires Medicine

June 26, 2014 2:41 pm | by Melissa Gaskill, NASA | News | Comments

Humans doing difficult, repetitive tasks or those who need assistance with movement may soon get a helping hand – literally – thanks to robotic technology developed to serve astronauts in space. Robonaut, a human-like robot designed by NASA...

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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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