Porous polymer scaffolds fabricated to support the growth of biological tissue for implantation may hold the potential to greatly accelerate the development of cancer therapeutics.
The FDA issued new guidance this month detailing cases in which a medical device manufacturer may be eligible for a refund of the user fee paid for agency review. The federal watchdog agency described user fee protocols for both 510k and premarket approval applications.
A plan to map the activity of entire brain regions down to the level of indvidual neurons got its official nod from the White House on Tuesday when President Obama announced his budget will request $100 million in funding for the project in 2014.
A whistleblower cardiologist from Kentucky wants a federal judge to bar a move to dismiss his lawsuit alleging a kickbacks scheme that defrauded Medicare, arguing that the statute of limitations should be extended because his lawsuit was filed while the U.S. was at war in Iraq.
Patients undergoing angioplasty or other heart-related medical procedures could benefit from a new technology being developed with funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Optical imaging technology from Wasatch Photonics Inc. creates images of coronary artery walls in vivo to show where lesions and plaques have formed.
SkelRegen, LLC continues to lead the way in musculoskeletal tissue regeneration. SkelRegen Co-Founder and Chief Medical, Science & Technology Officer Scott D. Boden, MD, was part of a recent groundbreaking investigation conducted by the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Emory University School of Medicine.
Serascience Limited, a specialist cancer diagnostics company established by a joint venture between Abingdon Health and the University of Birmingham, today announces the launch of Seralite, its proprietary point-of-care diagnostic device for multiple myeloma.
A new smart phone app that helps patients manage heart disease and stay out of the hospital has been developed by a team led by a Rutgers–Camden nursing student. Shannon Patel led a team that developed the WOW ME 2000mg app to help patients, their caregivers, and their family members identify and manage symptoms of heart failure.
These ultra-miniature connectors feature Omnetics' military style pin and socket designs to provide uninterrupted electrical connections for portable applications that are exposed to high shock and vibration environments.
Foster Corporation, a leader in custom polymer compounds for medical devices, now offers nano-reinforced composites for minimally invasive devices, such as catheters, with reinforcement loadings up to 30% by weight.
Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital Installs Four Carestream Mobile X-Ray Units to Help Enhance Patient CareApril 2, 2013 10:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments
ROCHESTER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 2, 2013--After a six-month evaluation that involved on-site testing of six portable digital imaging systems, four CARESTREAM DRX-Revolution Mobile X-ray Systems were installed at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital (Indianapolis, Ind). These versatile...
Mazak Corporation made several key performance enhancements to its next-generation Horizontal Center Nexus (HCN) 4000-III Horizontal Machining Center.
Teflon coated stainless steel or nitinol anti-stick forming mandrels that can be supplied cut-to-length for fuse welding and tipping operations are available from Applied Plastics Co., Inc.
Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories are developing a medical instrument that will be able to quickly detect a suite of biothreat agents, including anthrax, ricin, botulinum, shiga and SEB toxin.
Performing surgery on a pregnant patient is a delicate matter. Risks to both mother and baby must be carefully weighed in every decision a surgeon makes. Recently, at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, a surgeon performed a groundbreaking robotic laparoscopic procedure on a 35-year-old pregnant patient whose cervix was too short to sustain a pregnancy.