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Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filters: Initial Communication: Risk of Adverse Events with Long Term Use

August 9, 2010 7:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Known long term risks associated with IVC filters include lower limb deep vein thrombosis, filter fracture, filter migration, filter embolization and IVC perforation.

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USDA gives $3M to 4 rural Indiana phone companies

August 9, 2010 6:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Four rural Indiana telephone companies will get a total of more than $3 million in federal stimulus funding to provide DSL broadband service to their service areas.The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the grants will bring the high-speed Internet service to about 2,500 homes and about 80...

MedNetworks raises $5M

August 9, 2010 6:38 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

MedNetworks Inc., a social networking-focused technology firm for doctors and patients, has launched today, taking in $5 million in its first funding round from Excel Venture Management.

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Ford Blue Oval Scholarships Awarded at 3rd Annual Future Founders Academy — Winning High School Students Honored by Mayor Daley and City Council

August 9, 2010 6:37 am | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | News | Comments

CHICAGO, ILL, DEARBORN, Mich., July 28, 2010 — Twenty-five students from eight Chicago Public High Schools were immersed in entrepreneurship at the 2010 Future Founders Academy as they competed in a weeklong interactive summer business camp hosted by the Chicagoland Entrepreneurial...

Revivexxx Extra Strength: Recall - Undeclared Drug Ingredient

August 9, 2010 5:42 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Product marketed as a dietary supplement sexual enhancer for men contains undeclared tadalafil, which may interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs such as nitroglycerin and may lower blood pressure to dangerous levels.

Solo Slim, Solo Slim Extra Strength: Recall - Undeclared Drug Ingredient

August 9, 2010 5:42 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Product contains undeclared didesmethyl sibutramine, which may present a significant risk for patients with a history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias or stroke.

Sleep tech firm Zeo wakes up to $1M debt funding

August 9, 2010 5:40 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Sleep technology company Zeo Inc. of Newton, originally called Axon Labs, has raised $1 million of a planned $1.5 million round of new debt funding.

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Adapter Enables Easy Encoder Verification

August 9, 2010 5:32 am | US Digital | Product Releases | Comments

US Digital has released its latest encoder interface device, the QSB (Quadrature to USB) adapter. Encoder verification is made easy with the QSB, which allows easy interface of standard quadrature encoder signals into a PC USB port.

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Public Workshop - Optimizing Clinical Trial Design for the Development of Pediatric Cardiovascular Devices, September 30th, 2010

August 9, 2010 5:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Rarely have devices been developed, evaluated and approved specifically for treatment of children with congenital heart disease. The small, heterogeneous population, need for long-term follow-up, lack of market incentive, and misperceptions of...

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Federal Register: Workshop on Optimizing Clinical Trial Design for the Development of Pediatric Cardiovascular Devices

August 9, 2010 5:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The topic to be discussed is pediatric cardiovascular device development. The purpose of the public workshop is to solicit information from clinicians, academia, professional societies, other government agencies, and industry on various efficient and...

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High Frequency Compact VCXO Reduces Phase Jitter

August 9, 2010 5:25 am | Ndk America, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

NDK offers the NV7050SA High Frequency series, an SMD VCXO, which through proprietary high frequency fundamental mode crystals is able to obtain frequencies upwards of 700 MHz...

Adhesive Eases Fitting of Thermal Interface Pads

August 9, 2010 5:18 am | Mh&W International Corp | Product Releases | Comments

MH&W International now provides U 90 silicone-free thermal interface materials (TIMs) with a new light tack adhesive to provide high thermal conductivity where contamination threats prevent the use of silicone-based thermal pads...

Calibrator Offers Direct Keyboard Entry

August 9, 2010 5:13 am | E Instruments International, LLC | Product Releases | Comments

The new Multical 2500 secondary standard precision calibrator is an exceedingly accurate, full-featured temperature, pressure, and DC calibrator intended for research and development, metrology, manufacturing, and calibration lab applications.

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev professor awarded the 2010 Elkeles Prize for Cancer Research

August 8, 2010 8:41 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) The pioneering studies of Apte's group demonstrated the feasibility of intervening in malignant process by neutralizing inflammatory components in the "normal" microenvironment of a tumor. They also detailed the basic...

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Connecting Electronic Medical Records

August 8, 2010 8:39 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

The power of search engines is applied to health-care data.

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