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Personalizing Patient Treatments with Automated Genetic Testing

February 12, 2015 10:52 am | by Sam Brusco, Associate Editor, @SamISureAm | Blogs | Comments

Meet Bob Bean, CEO of Harmonyx Diagnostics. Also the president and CEO of Transnetyx, which provides automated genotyping services, he helped to found Harmonyx in order to provide accurate, affordable, and accessible genetic testing for...

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Click-N-Seal Fitting

February 12, 2015 10:07 am | by Diba Industries, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Diba Industries will display its 10-32 cone-tip Click-N-Seal Ultra at Pittcon 2015, booth 2828, in New Orleans on March 9-12, 2015. The 10-32 cone-tip Click-N-Seal Ultra connects 1/16’’ OD semi-rigid tubing, such as PTFE, ETF, FEP and PEEK, in to 10-32 conical ports. The fitting is suitable for pressure ratings up to 2000psi (140 bar) and is constructed from PEEK for enhanced chemical resis...

Silicone Nanomaterials Improve Targeted Chemotherapy Drug Delivery

February 12, 2015 9:54 am | by Kevin Hattori, American Technion Society | News | Comments

A team of Israeli and American researchers have found that silicon nanomaterials used for the localized delivery of chemotherapy drugs behave differently in cancerous tumors than they do in healthy tissues. The findings could help...

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No End in Sight for Megamerger in Healthcare Technology

February 12, 2015 9:42 am | by AAMI | News | Comments

The megamerger trend in the healthcare technology industry shows no signs of slowing, as companies seek to diversify in additional therapeutic areas and expand their business dealings with hospitals as the market becomes increasingly...

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New Laser Technology Can Vaporize Cancer

February 12, 2015 9:33 am | by Florida Atlantic University | News | Comments

Surgeons rely on 200-year-old technology when removing cancer--sight and touch--to determine how much to remove and what to leave alone. Laser technology pioneered at Florida Atlantic University has the promise to help a surgeon better determine...

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Anthrax Detector Wins National Technology Transfer Award

February 12, 2015 9:26 am | by Sandia Labs | News | Comments

Sandia National Laboratories won the Federal Laboratory Consortium’s (FLC) 2015 Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer for a credit-card-size device that can detect bacteria that cause anthrax. BaDx (Bacillus... 

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Wearable, Wireless Sensors for Ebola Patients

February 12, 2015 9:20 am | by Scripps Health | News | Comments

Scripps Translational Science Institute will lead a consortium of four partners to develop a program through which wearable, wireless health sensors, a wireless vital signs monitoring platform and advanced analytics technology will be tested...

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Customized Joint Implants Rising In Popularity Amongst Surgeons

February 12, 2015 9:04 am | by AAOS | News | Comments

According to an extensive survey of hundreds of physicians that was conducted by iData Research nearly half of surveyed orthopedic surgeons who attended the AAOS (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) Conference...

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Revolutionary New Probe Zooms in on Cancer Cells

February 12, 2015 8:53 am | by McGill University | News | Comments

Brain cancer patients may live longer thanks to a new cancer-detection method developed by researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital - The Neuro, at McGill University and the MUHC, and Polytechnique Montréal...

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Clinical Care Devices Need to Get Smart

February 12, 2015 8:30 am | by Kelly Patrick, Associate Director, Clinical Care Devices, IHS Medical Technology | Blogs | Comments

The damage brought by avoidable adverse events in the hospital setting is placing increasing strain on the financial resources of health providers—so much so, that new legislation is being implemented to ensure that such events are correctly...

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Smart Ways to Manage Health Need Smart Regulation

February 12, 2015 8:30 am | by Bakul Patel, M.S., M.B.A. and Jeffrey Shuren, M.D., J.D. | Blogs | Comments

Engaged patients! Quantified self! Lifelogging! These buzzwords describe an exciting technology-based, patient-centered approach to living healthier. The myriad of systems that record, share, and use personal and health data have become a...

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Wheel Guided, Belt-Driven Linear Units

February 12, 2015 4:52 am | by Thomson Industries | Thomson Industries | Product Releases | Comments

Thomson Industries, Inc. has released a new video to introduce the benefits of the WH SPEEDLine wheel guided, belt-driven units. The units are manufactured in North America and are ideal for high speed (10m/s max.) and long stroke (11m max.) applications which may also require multiple orientation...

Attacking Alzheimer’s with Ultrasound

February 11, 2015 3:37 pm | by National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering | News | Comments

For the first time, researchers have reversed some of the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease in mice using magnetic resonance (MR) imaging-guided focused ultrasound. MR imaging-guided focused ultrasound has been shown to temporarily open the...

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SFU Lab Creates Potentially Life Saving Heart Cells

February 11, 2015 3:23 pm | by Simon Fraser University | News | Comments

A group of Simon Fraser University researchers’ cultivation of dozens of beating heart cells in Petrie dishes could one day save or improve the lives of patients with inherited heart arrhythmias. They are genetic mutations that...

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EMC Probe Kit

February 11, 2015 3:23 pm | by Saelig Company, Inc. | Saelig Company, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The TBPS01-TBWA2 EMC Probe Kit includes investigative near-field probes and a wideband amplifier to increase the versatility of economical spectrum analyzers to identify EMC issues. The economical TBPS01-TBWA2 EMC Probe Kit consists of four rubber-handled near-field probes (three H-field and one E-field), a 20dB or a 40dB wideband amplifier, and associated cables, supplied in an attractive...

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