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Federal Register: Dental Devices: Classification of Dental Amalgam, Reclassification of Dental Mercury, Designation of Special Controls for Dental Amalgam, Mercury, and Amalga...

June 11, 2010 6:35 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The final rule was published with an inadvertent error in the codified section. This document corrects that error. This action is being taken to ensure the accuracy of the agency's regulations.


Tension-Compression Load Cells Are Subminiature

June 11, 2010 6:32 am | Stellar Technology, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Stellar Technology introduces the new subminiature series VLU850 tension/compression load cells. In spite of their small size, with diameters from 0.5 in. and heights from 0.31 in., these load cells deliver exceptional 0.5% accuracy for ranges from 10 to 1,000 lbf.

Laser Marking System Is Ideal for Large Batches

June 11, 2010 6:16 am | Rmi Laser, Llc | Product Releases | Comments

RMI Laser, experts in DPSS laser platforms, laser marking systems, laser system design and integration, introduces the U-20, a revolutionary 20-watt, Q-switched laser marking system for high volume throughput.


Proximally Reinforced Catheter Tubing Has Wire

June 11, 2010 6:08 am | Polymedex Discovery Group | Product Releases | Comments

PolyMedex Discovery Group introduces a line of custom catheter tubing with wire reinforcements embedded within the wall at the proximal end of the catheter only, and no reinforcement on the distal end.

Diaphragm Dosing Pumps for Liquids Deliver Repeatability

June 11, 2010 5:59 am | KNF Neuberger, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

KNF diaphragm dosing pumps for liquids (Types FEM 1.02 and FEM 1.09) deliver accuracy and repeatability over a long service life.

Smith & Nephew names Interlace Medical CTO in patent infringement suit

June 11, 2010 5:39 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Smith & Nephew Inc.'s patent infringement lawsuit against Interlace Medical Inc. accuses Interlace Medical Inc. CTO Ronald Adams of bringing the technology with him when he left the British medical products conglomerate in 2006. Smith & Nephew Inc. (NYSE:SNN) hit...


Boston Scientific Announces Schedule for Cardiostim World Congress

June 11, 2010 4:39 am | by Boston Scientific | News | Comments

NATICK, Mass., June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced the schedule of the Company's key events and sponsored research at the 17th Cardiostim World Congress, June 16 – 19 in


A Paper Test for Liver Damage

June 10, 2010 8:37 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A startup rolls out a cheap, disposable microfluidics test.


Online nursing program allows flexibility, convenience

June 10, 2010 2:39 pm | by Arizona State University | News | Comments

ASU will offer a new tuition rate for the fully online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree beginning in more


I-Flow settles patent lawsuit over pump sales(2)

June 10, 2010 1:11 pm | News | Comments

I-Flow Corp. said Thursday it has settled a patent infringement and trade secret lawsuit against Apex Medical Technologies Inc. and Zone Medical LLC.I-flow, a subsidiary of Kimberly-Clark Corp., said Apex and Zone Medical will stop making and selling the Solace pump and surrender pump-related...

5th ESU Master Class on Medical Treatment for Urological Cancer

June 10, 2010 12:39 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(European Association of Urology) The 5th ESU master class on medical treatment for urologicalcancer is organized by the European School of Urology on June 25-27, 2010, atthe Barcelò Hotel Sants in Barcelona, Spain. The master class is a prime venue to scrutinize current practices...


New system developed for early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease

June 10, 2010 12:39 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Granada) This new system has enhanced successful early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease up to 90 percent through computer images, which is an important progress. The results obtained from this study have been published in the journals Information Sciences,...


Checkpoint Surgical launches nerves detector

June 10, 2010 12:37 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Checkpoint Surgical commences national roll-out of its hand-held medical device used to identify nerves during surgical procedures. By Mary Vanac Checkpoint Surgical has begun a national launch of its hand-held device used to identify nerves during surgery. The Checkpoint...


Healthrageous fetches $6 million Series A round

June 10, 2010 11:39 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Healthrageous Inc., a Boston-based maker of personalized health improvement technology, nets $6 million in a Series A equity sale. Healthrageous, the creator of a multi-tiered personalized health management tool, raised $6 million in a Series A equity sale. North Bridge Venture...


SEC puts in new 'circuit breaker' rules

June 10, 2010 11:12 am | by MARCY GORDON - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Federal regulators on Thursday put in place new rules aimed at preventing a repeat of last month's harrowing "flash crash" in the stock market.Members of the Securities and Exchange Commission approved the rules, which call for U.S. stock exchanges to briefly halt trading of some stocks that...


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