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Might Your Phone Determine Your State of Mental Health?

November 6, 2014 10:25 am | by Acoustical Society of America | News | Comments

Imagine this scenario: You've been feeling persistently blue lately, so you pull out your phone. Instead of asking Siri to tell you a joke, though, you open an app that records you simply talking about your day. A few hours later, your therapist sends...

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Device Brings a Breath of Fresh Air to Heart Failure Diagnosis

November 6, 2014 9:49 am | by Larry Hardesty, MIT News Office | News | Comments

Paramedics respond to a 911 call to find an elderly patient who’s having difficulty breathing. Anxious and disoriented, the patient has trouble remembering all the medications he’s taking, and with his shortness of breath, speaking is difficult. Is he suffering from acute emphysema or heart failure?

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Diagnosing Infectious Diseases with a Handheld POC Device

November 6, 2014 9:30 am | by OJ Bio | News | Comments

The successful development of new platform technology for the rapid point of care (POC) diagnosis of flu and other respiratory conditions has widespread potential for the detection of a wide range of other infectious diseases. Supported by Innovate...

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Uninsulated Single Contact Connectors Save on Costs

November 6, 2014 7:30 am | by Tom Anderson, Connector Product Manager, AVX | AVX | Blogs | Comments

When specifying connectors for new medical devices, consider uninsulated single contact solutions. These UL-certified contacts match the performance, robustness, and reliability of full connector solutions without the additional component and...

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9 Expectations to Have of Your Suppliers

November 6, 2014 7:30 am | by Luis Tissone, Director Life Sciences, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions | Trelleborg Sealing Solutions | Articles | Comments

In recent years, countless management experts and analysts have touted the benefits that medical device manufacturers of all sizes can realize by establishing "partnerships" with their suppliers. Forward-thinking suppliers understand how they...

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Motorized Lead Screw Range Offers More Thrust in Smaller Footprint

November 6, 2014 6:34 am | by Thomson Industries Inc. | Thomson Industries | Product Releases | Comments

Thomson Industries Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, introduces its new range of Motorized Lead Screws. The precision engineered units combine a hybrid stepper motor and lead screw in one, compact envelope to provide clear advantages with a...

Simple, yet Sensitive Magnetometer Could Offer Advances in Medical Imaging

November 5, 2014 5:12 pm | by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland | News | Comments

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed an innovative magnetometer that can replace conventional technology in applications such as neuroimaging, mineral exploration and molecular diagnostics. Its manufacturing costs are between...

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Analysis Predicts Blindness from AMD

November 5, 2014 5:02 pm | by Stanford University Medical Center | News | Comments

Stanford University School of Medicine scientists have found a new way to forecast which patients with age-related macular degeneration are likely to suffer from the most debilitating form of the disease. The new method predicts, on a personalized...

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Hydrogel Offers Applications in Drug Delivery, Tissue Repair

November 5, 2014 4:54 pm | by Kansas State University | News | Comments

A novel jelly-like substance developed by Kansas State University researchers was recently issued a U.S. patent. The substance may be used for biomedical applications, ranging from cell culture and drug delivery to repairing and replacing tissue...

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3D Imaging Tech Could Diagnose Cardiovascular Disease

November 5, 2014 4:44 pm | by Purdue University | News | Comments

Researchers are close to commercializing a new type of medical imaging technology that could diagnose cardiovascular disease by measuring ultrasound signals from molecules exposed to a fast-pulsing laser. The system takes precise three-dimensional...

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Detecting Cancer with a Sponge on a String

November 5, 2014 3:43 pm | by Cancer Research UK | News | Comments

Swallowing a sponge on a string could replace traditional endoscopy as an equally effective but less invasive way of diagnosing a condition that can be a forerunner of oesophageal cancer. The results of a Cancer Research UK trial involving more than...

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Using Tissue-Engineered Decoys to Fight Cancer

November 5, 2014 3:26 pm | by University of Texas at Arlington | News | Comments

A UT Arlington bioengineering professor is using tissue-engineered artificial lymph nodes to attract prostate cancer cells to better target and eradicate the disease. Liping Tang, bioengineering professor and interim chair of the Bioengineering...

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Powerful Imaging in the Palm of Your Hand

November 5, 2014 3:14 pm | by The Optical Society | News | Comments

A new handheld probe developed by a team of university and industry researchers in the Netherlands and France could give doctors powerful new imaging capabilities right in the palms of their hands. The imaging system, which is described in a...

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Water Insoluble Nitride Resistors

November 5, 2014 3:13 pm | by TT Electronics | Product Releases | Comments

TT Electronics today launched its new precision Water Insoluble Nitride (WIN) resistor family. The new WIN series thin film chip resistors use an advanced metal film technology to provide extremely high levels of reliability and stability for precision and signal conditioning applications. The WIN series resistor features a Water Insoluble Nitride film to resist the moisture vulnerability...

Metered Dose Inhaler Test Solution

November 5, 2014 3:00 pm | by Ametek Chatillon | Product Releases | Comments

Working with a leading pharmaceutical manufacturer, AMETEK Test & Calibration Instruments recently developed an innovative semi-automated solution for testing the firing mechanisms used in one-shot pressurized metered dose inhaler (MDI) canisters. Previously there was no known dedicated testing solution for testing MDIs to protect patient safety by ensuring that the correct dosage of a drug...

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