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Research Studies Highlight Advantages and Potential of Computer-Guided Spinal Surgery

April 3, 2014 11:37 am | by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center | News | Comments

In a series of research studies, Cedars-Sinai spinal surgeons show that a new method of computer-guided spine surgery is beneficial for spinal reconstruction and for treating complex tumors and degenerative spine problems, resulting in fewer...

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Nanoparticles Cause Cancer Cells to Self-Destruct

April 3, 2014 11:32 am | by Lund University | News | Comments

Using magnetically controlled nanoparticles to force tumour cells to 'self-destruct' sounds like science fiction, but could be a future part of cancer treatment, according to research from Lund University in Sweden. "The clever thing about the...

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Photos of the Day: A Painting Prosthetic

April 3, 2014 11:25 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Shah Bibi, a 7-year-old Afghani who lost her arm after picking up a grenade received a new prosthetic arm at Shriners Hospital for Children and will be heading back home to her family on April 8, though she will return to Southern California...

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Afghan Girl Who Lost Arm Paints with Prosthetic

April 3, 2014 11:24 am | by John Rogers, Associated Press | News | Comments

The doctors and therapists who worked with a little girl from Afghanistan knew the prosthetic arm they gave her would change her life. What they didn't anticipate was that within weeks of strapping on her new limb, 7-year-old Shah Bibi Tarakhail...

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iHear Medical Shatters Crowdfunding Goal with Innovative Web-Enabled Hearing Aid

April 3, 2014 9:58 am | by iHear Medical | News | Comments

iHear Medical today announced that it has shattered its Indiegogo crowdfunding goal three-fold with over 900 backers pre-ordering the world's first Web-enabled hearing aid. iHear products are available directly to consumers and can be ordered...

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Hansen Medical's Magellan Robotic System to Be Featured at 36th Annual Charing Cross International Symposium

April 3, 2014 9:43 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hansen Medical, Inc., a global leader in Intravascular Robotics, today announced it will exhibit its Magellan™ Robotic System at the 36th Annual Charing Cross International Symposium (CX 2014) from April 5 - 8 at Grand Hall Olympia in London...

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PeriRx LLC's Breakthrough Salivary Test to Aid in the Fight Against Oral Cancer

April 3, 2014 9:42 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

PeriRx LLC, a premier developer of breakthrough, non-invasive, oral diagnostic technology recently announced that it will be introducing the world's most clinically advanced and scientifically validated molecular DNA biomarker test for oral...

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First Patients Implanted with ICDs in BIOTRONIK ProMRI Study

April 3, 2014 9:42 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BIOTRONIK, a leading manufacturer of cardiovascular medical technology, announced today that the first patients across the United States have received implants of the new Iforia implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs). Implants occurred...

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The Pulse: Replacing a Skull with a 3D Printed Version

April 3, 2014 9:01 am | by Jon Dipierro, Multimedia Production Specialist | Videos | Comments

This week on The Pulse, we’re 3D printing a human skull for implantation, checking blood pressure with a patch, helping disabled children learn to walk, and monitoring pressure sores. This episode features:       

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Digital Signal Processors

April 3, 2014 9:00 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

ON Semiconductor, driving energy efficient innovations, has added two new devices to its RHYTHM family of preconfigured Digital Signal Processing (DSP) systems designed specifically for use in hearing aid devices...

Fiber Optic Absolute Position Sensor System

April 3, 2014 8:50 am | by MDT Staff | Micronor Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Micronor MR330 series Fiber Optic Absolute Position Sensor System now features 14-bit single-turn resolution.  The enhanced performance is accomplished via improved electronics and new firmware-based algorithm update...

QR1 Pneumatic Push-in Fittings

April 3, 2014 8:27 am | by MDT Staff | Bosch Rexroth Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Series QR1 fittings from Rexroth Pneumatics are a light-weight, polymer design suitable for all Rexroth pneumatic products such as valves and cylinders. The push-to-connect style fittings have an oval release ring...

Torquers

April 3, 2014 4:41 am | by MDT Staff | Qosina | Product Releases | Comments

Qosina is pleased to announce the addition of three new Torquers, #97344 for use with guide wires 0.008 inch - 0.018 inch (0.20 mm - 0.46 mm, 0.6 FR - 1.4 FR) and #97345 or #97346 which fit 0.014 inch - 0.038 inch...

Google Glass May Help Government Reduce $30b In Annual Health Care Expenses, While Saving Lives

April 2, 2014 8:38 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention the total annual cost of fall injuries for older Americans is estimated to be $30 billion. By 2020, the annual direct and indirect cost of fall injuries is expected to reach $54.9...

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Biosensors & Analytics Conference 2014

April 2, 2014 4:26 pm | by MDT Staff | Events

In the coming years biomedical research will accelerate at a rate far exceeding the rates of the past few decades. People will start to be individually distinguished with great accuracy through personal requirements as it relates to medications, devices, the environment...

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