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3D Imaging Provides Window into Living Cells, No Dye Required

January 22, 2014 11:25 am | by Liz Ahlberg, University of Illinois | News | Comments

Living cells are ready for their close-ups, thanks to a new imaging technique that needs no dyes or other chemicals, yet renders high-resolution, three-dimensional, quantitative imagery of cells and their internal structures—all with conventional...

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Researchers Patent New Dental Antibacterial Agent

January 22, 2014 11:17 am | by Rhona Schwartz, University of Washington | News | Comments

Four UW School of Dentistry faculty members have received a patent for a new way of using titanium-based materials to fight oral bacteria. The patent culminates several years of work in which the group studied a novel class of substances...

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Photos of the Day: Moving Kidney Stones with Ultrasound

January 22, 2014 11:04 am | by University of Washington | News | Comments

Besides guiding kidney stones to help them pass naturally, other applications could be to reposition a stone before or during surgery; to displace a large stone obstructing the ureter to relieve the patient’s pain and avoid emergency surgery...

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Using Ultrasound to Move Kidney Stones

January 22, 2014 11:04 am | by Hannah Hickey, University of Washington | News | Comments

A new device developed at the University of Washington would let doctors use ultrasound to move kidney stones inside the body and help them pass by natural means. “Ultrasound is used today to break up large stones. That’s not what we’re...

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Titan Spine Adds Five New Patents to Interbody Fusion Intellectual Property Portfolio

January 22, 2014 10:14 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Titan Spine, a medical device surface technology company focused on developing innovative spinal interbody fusion implants, announced today that it has been awarded five new patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. These patents...

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AqueSys raises $43.6M and closes U.S. trial of XEN Gel glaucoma stent

January 22, 2014 9:29 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

California ophthalmic devices maker AqueSys touted a couple of milestones today, landing a successful $43.6 million Series D funding round and closing enrollment in U.S. clinical trial of its XEN Gel stent for treatment of glaucoma. The...

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Luna Sells Shape-Sensing Technology to Intuitive Surgical

January 22, 2014 9:15 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Luna Innovations Incorporated, which develops and manufactures new-generation products for the telecommunications, aerospace, automotive, energy and defense markets, today announced the sale of its shape-sensing technology for medical... 

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MDLIVE Secures $23.6 Million in Funding led by Heritage Group and Sutter Health

January 22, 2014 9:15 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MDLIVE, the nation’s leading provider of telehealth services and software, announced today that it has raised $23.6 million in funding from key investors Heritage Group, Sutter Health and Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors. These leading...  

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Bench Tool Rework Solutions at MD&M West

January 21, 2014 5:40 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Metcal announced that it will exhibit in Booth #3340 at MD&M West, scheduled to take place February 11-13, 2014 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA. The new MX-500 Soldering and Rework System and HCT2-120 Hot Air Pencil will be displayed at the show.

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Fluid Dispensing Solutions at MD&M West

January 21, 2014 5:34 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Techcon Systems will showcase the TS9200 Series Jet Tech valve in Booth #3340 at MD&M West, scheduled to take place February 11-13, 2014 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA.

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The Latest Precision Fluid Dispensing Systems at MD&M

January 21, 2014 5:29 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Fisnar can be located at Booth 2959 and will be demonstrating its latest precision fluid dispensing systems and consumables. Several examples of industrial robots are on show and include gantry, cantilever and desktop models. Metering & mixing systems for dual part fluids will be presented including the latest advances in progressive cavity machines.

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High-Performance Radial Connectors at ATX/MD&M West

January 21, 2014 5:22 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Everett Charles Technologies’ (ECT) Compliant Connector Solutions will introduce the SCM family of high-performance Radial Connectors – SC1 – in booth 4569 at ATX/MD&M West, scheduled to take place February 11-13, 2014 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA.

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Orfit Receives FDA Clearance for Nanor Technology

January 21, 2014 4:21 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Orfit Industries America, North American subsidiary of Orfit Industries, a world leader in patient immobilization systems, today announced that it has received FDA clearance to market its Nanor™ hybrid thermoplastic technology for use in an...

'Icy' Technique Improves Robotic Kidney Transplants

January 21, 2014 3:49 pm | by Henry Ford Health System | News | Comments

A collaboration of surgeons at Henry Ford Hospital and Medanta Hospital in India successfully transplanted kidneys into 50 recipients using an innovative robot-assisted procedure in which the organ is cooled with sterile ice during the operation...

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Sciton's NanoLaserPeel Takes Facial Peels High Tech by Restoring Bright, Smooth Skin More Easily than Microdermabrasion and Chemical Peels

January 21, 2014 1:43 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Sciton, a leading manufacturer of high-quality laser and light systems in the aesthetic medical market, announces their latest laser treatment innovation. The NanoLaserPeel offers a faster, more comfortable alternative to microdermabrasion and...

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