(London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) A new study by researchers from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Cambridge University and the Karolinska Institute in Sweden has found that even light or moderate intensity physical activity, such as walking or...
(University of Leicester) A team from the University of Leicester, led by Professor Melanie Davies from the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences and Professor Kamlesh Khunti from the Department of Health Sciences, has developed an easy way for people to assess their risk of having diabetes.
NATICK, Mass., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced that it has been notified by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that all issues cited in the Company's corporate wa
Products marketed as dietary supplement sexual enhancers for men contain undeclared sulfoaildenafil, which may interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs such as nitroglycerin and may lower blood pressure to dangerous levels.
The “futuristic” technology of lasers is not so far fetched anymore. In fact, most don’t give them a second thought. They are used in a variety of industries, including both the manufacture of medical devices and in the finished devices themselves. This article reviews the critical role of lasers in the development of orthopedic implants and the key role they serve.
Doe & Ingalls Inc., a chemical distribution firm in Medford, has been acquired by Doe & Ingalls Management LLC, an independent operation headquartered in Durham, N.C.
Medical Device Manufacturers’ business needs have changed significantly over the past several years, evolving the roles that technology plays within their manufacturing process. Two key technologies, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), have developed into critical success factors for these manufacturers.
Molecular and sensing technologies maker Luna Innovations Inc. says a search is under way for new CEO to succeed founder Kent Murphy.Roanoke-based Luna had previously announced Murphy's resignation as part of a leadership transition plan.The company said Tuesday that Murphy will remain on its...
Several peer-reviewed clinical studies report an increase in bloodstream infections following the introduction and use of positive displacement needleless connectors in healthcare facilities, as well as a reduction in infections after changing to another
The ATW Companies (A. T. Wall Company, located in Warwick, RI, Judson A. Smith Company, located in Boyertown, PA, and Parmatech Corporation, based in Petaluma, CA.) have found a niche as a valuable resource and strategic partner with its customers, rather than simply a supplier. By focusing on the factors driving its customers’ business and communicating with them to solve their problems, the firm has earned a reputation for making its customers successful.
(Elsevier) Elsevier, the world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the launch of Malaria Nexus, Elsevier's Global Malaria Resource.
Techno Inc. offers the HPLC CNC Plasma Cutter Series, a low cost, operator-friendly machine, designed for small to mid-sized shops that wish to bring their manual plasma process to a whole new level.
Noshok has recently experienced excellent results with salt spray (fog) corrosion testing on samples of its valve products using Zinc Nickel (ZnNi) plating.
Kairos Partners III, LP ("Kairos"), today announced its intention to vote for the dissident slate of directors for the board of Osteotech, Inc. proposed by the Spencer Capital Opportunity Fund, L.P., Boston Avenue Capital LLC and Heartland Advisors, Inc. (the "Concerned Osteotech...
Hutchinson Technology Inc (HTI), an industry leader in manufacturing precision components, offers thinner stainless steel filter screens with smaller features.