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Electric Dental Handpieces and Electric Oral Bone-cutting Handpieces: Safety Investigation of Patient Burns

September 24, 2010 12:33 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Device overheating may result in serious 1st to 3rd degree patient burns.

Sanofi-aventis, Dana-Farber enter cancer therapeutics deal

September 24, 2010 11:34 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

French drug giant Sanofi-aventis has entered into a collaboration deal with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's Belfer Institute of Applied Cancer Science that will bring $33 million to the institute.

MLSC appoints Borisy, Fuchs, Nelson to science board

September 24, 2010 11:33 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center has appointed three new members to its scientific advisory board, including Gary Borisy of the Marine Biological Laboratory, Rainer Fuchs of Biogen Idec Innovation Incubator, and Lita Nelsen of the MIT technology licensing office.


Blood Flow Velocity Comes to Ultrasound Images

September 24, 2010 10:24 am | Product Releases | Comments

Texas Instruments Inc. has introduced two new fully integrated analog front ends (AFEs) with a continuous wave (CW) Doppler mixer for mid- to high-end, Spectral Doppler ultrasound equipment.

Modular Cleanrooms Enable Expansion or Reconfiguration of Clean Operations

September 24, 2010 10:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Expand or reconfigure clean operations with Airlock modular cleanrooms from Simplex. Ideal for clean assembly areas, packaging, or R&D.

Disposable Cables for Minimally Invasive Surgery

September 24, 2010 10:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

Quabbin Wire & Cable Co. Inc. produces a variety of electronic cables for medical, robotic, and high-speed data transmission applications.

Microprecision Contract Manufacturing of Medical Devices and Implants

September 24, 2010 10:02 am | Norman Noble, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Norman Noble, Inc. is a single source for microprecision contract manufacturing of medical devices and implants. Its experienced engineers and technicians develop manufacturing processes for the most challenging of projects.

Portable Digital Microscope for Recording High-Resolution Images

September 24, 2010 9:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

Nikon Metrology Inc. announces the release of its ShuttlePix P-400R Digital Microscope, made for inspection, observation, simple measurement, and recording of high-resolution images.


Mobile Powered Workstation Is Compact, Ergonomic

September 24, 2010 9:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

The versatile RC Series Mobile Powered Workstation from Newcastle Systems has on-board power to run a laptop computer, a printer, and a scanner or other device for at least eight hours of normal use.

Room-Temperature, Rapid-Turnaround Contract Sterilization Service

September 24, 2010 9:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

Minntech Corp.'s room-temperature sterilization process allows heat-sensitive devices to be sterilized without compromising product quality and integrity, giving customers peace of mind.

High-Precision Industrial Components From Extremely Hard Materials

September 24, 2010 9:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

Microlap specializes in precision services including cutting, grinding, drilling, lapping, polishing, and cleaning of extremely hard materials, such as synthetic ruby and sapphire, ceramic, silicon nitride, and other extremely hard materials.

Aluminum and Brass Castings Are Custom Produced

September 24, 2010 7:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Since 1964, Micro Metalsmiths has been a leader in the production of small, complex, and finely detailed aluminum and brass castings.

Design and Production of Precision Pressure-Formed Plastic Components

September 24, 2010 7:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

Kenson specializes in the custom design and production of precision pressure-formed plastic components, enclosures, and other specialty parts mainly for the medical and electronics industries.

Load Cell Designed to be Hermetically Encapsulated

September 24, 2010 7:47 am | Product Releases | Comments

HBM Inc. provides state-of-the-art transducers, strain gages, load cells, amplifiers, and assemblies for use in medical devices, dynamic weighing, and scale applications.

Medical Device Safety Tip: Resectoscopes for Infants and Babies

September 24, 2010 7:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

During cystoscopy and incision of a ureterocele in a 2-month old, the insulation slipped off the sheath and slid over the tip of the catheter exposing the hook electrode. Fortunately, the 2-month old was not injured. It was discovered that improper...



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