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3D Breast Imaging Could Revolutionize Cancer Screening

June 18, 2014 10:19 am | by American Roentgen Ray Society | News | Comments

In community-based radiology practice, mammography screening with 3D digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) yielded lower recall rates, an increased overall cancer detection rate, and an increased detection rate for invasive cancer compared with...

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AACC Urges NY to Rescind Blood Glucose Meter Policy

June 18, 2014 9:34 am | by American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) | News | Comments

On January 13, the New York State (NYS) Department of Health issued a directive limiting the ways in which NYS medical laboratories can use blood glucose meters to help patients. Although AACC shares the Department’s desire to ensure that...

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Technique Could Make Sub-Wavelength Images at Radio Frequencies

June 18, 2014 9:30 am | by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) | News | Comments

Imaging and mapping of electric fields at radio frequencies (RF)* currently requires the use of metallic structures such as dipoles, probes and reference antennas. To make such measurements efficiently, the size of these structures needs...

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CareFusion Launches Comprehensive Line of Micro-Laparoscopic Instruments

June 18, 2014 8:42 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

CareFusion, a leading global medical technology company, today announced the commercial launch of its new micro-laparoscopic line of surgical instruments, one of the most comprehensive lines available in the industry. The CareFusion MicroLap...

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Battery-Free RFID Resistance Meter Tag

June 17, 2014 10:04 pm | by MDT Staff | Farsens | Product Releases | Comments

The RMETER from Farsens S.L., San Sebastián, Spain, is a battery free RFID sensor tag capable of transmitting a unique identifier and the associated resistance measurement data to a commercial EPC C1G2 reader without the need of a battery on the sensor tag...

Compressible Phase Change Thermal Interface Pad

June 17, 2014 9:56 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

AI Technology has introduced COOL-GUMPAD CGP7156, a new class of thermal interface material with extreme compressibility to fill in all uneven and unparallel thermal interface surfaces in LED luminaire modules...

Twin Spindle Automated Wet-Blast System

June 17, 2014 9:49 pm | by MDT Staff | Guyson Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Guyson Corporation has introduced a compact industrial slurry blasting machine with two rotary spindles and programmable motion of the wet-blast guns for blast cleaning and surface preparation in the work cell...

Lubricious Surface Tubing

June 17, 2014 9:22 pm | by MDT Staff | Zeus | Product Releases | Comments

Doctors, hospitals and testing labs are welcoming a newly engineered product with enhanced lubricity...

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Cardiopad Brings Heart Health to Remote Cameroon Communities

June 17, 2014 10:37 am | by Reuters | Videos | Comments

A touch screen tablet invented by a 22-year-old Cameroonian engineer is helping doctors perform heart examinations on patients in remote, rural locations beyond the reach of specialists...          

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Study to Test Possible Oral Cancer Detection Tool

June 17, 2014 10:22 am | by Case Western Reserve University | News | Comments

Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and the Department of Otolaryngology at University Hospitals Case Medical Center will collaborate on a pilot study to examine whether an abundance of naturally occurring antibacterial...

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Technology Detects Bacterial Pathogens in Soldiers' Combat Wounds

June 17, 2014 10:14 am | by Stephen P Wampler, LLNL | News | Comments

A biological detection technology developed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists can detect bacterial pathogens in the wounds of U.S. soldiers that have previously been missed by other technologies. This advance may, in time...

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Life-Saving, Smart Regulation on Behalf of Patients with Aortic Stenosis

June 17, 2014 9:50 am | by Jeffrey Shuren, M.D., Director – Center for Devices and Radiological Health, FDA | Blogs | Comments

At FDA’s medical devices center, we have a vision — it’s what we strive for each day in our review and assessment of new medical technology. And patients are at the very core of that vision: “Patients in the U.S. have access to high-quality...

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Regenerating Our Kidneys

June 17, 2014 9:38 am | by American Friends of Tel Aviv University | News | Comments

Doctors and scientists have for years been astonished to observe patients with kidney disease experiencing renal regeneration. The kidney, unlike its neighbor the liver, was universally understood to be a static organ once it had fully...

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Leatt Corporation Introduces Watershed Knee Brace

June 17, 2014 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Leatt Corporation, a developer and marketer of protective equipment and ancillary products for all forms of sports, especially extreme high-velocity sports, including the award winning Leatt-Brace, announced today that its new 3-point...

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Engineer to Grow Replacement Tissue for Torn Rotator Cuffs

June 17, 2014 9:15 am | by Case Western Reserve University | News | Comments

A Case Western Reserve University engineer has won a $1.7 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to grow replacement rotator cuffs and other large tendon groups to help heal injured soldiers and athletes, accident victims and an...

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