The Essential Resource for the Medical Design Engineering Community
Subscribe to MDT Magazine All

Tenet Healthcare named AIG director to its board

June 25, 2010 3:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hospital operator Tenet Healthcare Corp. said Friday it named Ronald Rittenmeyer, former CEO of Electronic Data Systems Corp., to a vacancy on its board.Rittenmeyer, 63, replaces Don Williams, who retired from Tenet in May.Rittenmayer is the former chairman, president and CEO of EDS and has...

EpiWorks demonstrates 6-Inch CS-based PV solar production

June 25, 2010 1:34 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

EpiWorks, a developer and producer of compound semi epitaxial wafers based in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, reportedly demonstrated its ability to produce 6-inch compound semi-based PV wafers.

Nightingale-EOS Ltd unveils the n-Gauge? metrology tool

June 25, 2010 12:33 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Nightingale-EOS Limited (Wrexham, UK) has launched its first product, the n-Gauge? metrology tool for characterising the thickness and material properties of thin film coatings on a wide range of devices


Reportlinker Adds Global Hernia Repair Devices Industry

June 24, 2010 10:36 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK , June 24 /- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Hernia Repair Devices Industry This report analyzes the Global marke...


IDRI and PATH Enter into Research Collaboration Agreement to Evaluate Novel Adjuvants to Enhance Pandemic Influenza Vaccines

June 24, 2010 10:36 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

SEATTLE , June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two global health non-profit organizations headquartered in Seattle, Washington , the Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) and PATH, have entered into a Research Collaboration Agreement to evaluate novel adjuvants for their ability to...


New ISHLT cardiac allograft vasculopathy standardized nomenclature

June 24, 2010 10:34 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Elsevier Health Sciences) Cardiac allograft vasculopathy (CAV), the major limitation to long term survival after heart transplantation, can lead to dysfunction of the heart muscle or sudden death. Appropriate treatment for this condition has been hampered because of the lack of a...


Reportlinker Adds US Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) Industry

June 24, 2010 10:34 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW YORK , June 24 /- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: US Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) Industry This re...


New diagnostic test for bladder cancer

June 24, 2010 10:34 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Journal of Pathology) Researchers from the Danish Cancer Society and the Herlev University Hospital of Copenhagen have developed a novel assay to test for multiple tumor markers in bladder cancer. The related report by Serizawa et al, "Custom-designed MLPA using multiple...


Moody's gives Universal Health speculative rating

June 24, 2010 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Moody's Investors Service assigned a "Ba2," or "speculative" rating on Thursday to hospital operator Universal Health Services Inc.'s corporate family and probability of default ratings."The assignment of the 'Ba2' corporate family rating reflects the significant increase in leverage incurred...

UN Global Compact, Accenture Release Findings of Largest CEO Research Study on Corporate Sustainability

June 24, 2010 12:37 pm | by Material Handling Industry of America | News | Comments

In spite of the recent economic downturn, an overwhelming majority of corporate CEOs – 93 percent – say that sustainability will be critical to the future success of their companies. Furthermore, CEOs believe that, within a decade, a tipping

Unbreakable: A Totally Unique Switch Technology Offers Unparalleled Performance

June 24, 2010 12:13 pm | by ITW Active Touch | Articles | Comments

The Design Challenge Imagine for a moment that you are asked to design a pushbutton switch for the most challenging applications. The pushbutton needs to be extremely rugged, capable of surviving abuse and vandalism. It needs to function perfectly

New Uses for Deep Drawn Stampings

June 24, 2010 11:43 am | by Pete Evans | Articles | Comments

Deep drawn and progressive stamping has long been valued because it can form shapes impossible with any other kind of metalworking. It has also been valued as an economical, labor saving alternative to machining and assembly. The serrated internal rotating

Industry's Largest OEMs Cooperate to Create imX, an Immersive, Interactive, Experiential Event Designed to Revitalize U.S. Manufacturing

June 24, 2010 11:37 am | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | News | Comments

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., June 24, 2010 - The biggest names in the industry are working together to create a new type of event designed to revitalize U.S. manufacturing. Scheduled for Sept. 12-14, 2011, in Las Vegas, the Interactive Manufacturing Experience (imX) will combine the best features of...

Biomedical scientist concerned about effects of oil spill on human health

June 24, 2010 11:34 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Rhode Island) A URI biomedical researcher says that some of the same chemicals found in diesel fumes and cigarette smoke are also found in the tar balls produced as a result of the oil spill, and he is worried about the effect they will have on the health of clean-up...


Breathing New Life into Old Lungs

June 24, 2010 11:34 am | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Researchers are able to grow transplant lungs from the "skeleton" of old lungs.



You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.