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System for Precision Alignment Instruments

November 5, 2013 3:15 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Brunson Instrument Company announced the release of their next-gen AlignCam system for Brunson’s current line of alignment telescopes, levels and transits. This new product line is a signature development for Brunson alignment tools utilized every day by service organizations, and maintenance and reliability professionals.

5D Desiccant Dispenser

November 5, 2013 3:05 pm | by MDT Staff | AZCO Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

AZCO is excited to introduce their brand new 5D desiccant dispenser. This unit is compact in size, easy to use, and affordable. With dimensions of 7”x12”x14”, the 5D dispenser is smaller than other dispensers, by far.  Just plug it in for easy use. It is affordable and economical, and it offers you freedom of choice to run all desiccants.

Google Opens How-to Shop with Live Video Advice

November 5, 2013 2:59 pm | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Google has opened a how-to shop that sells expert advice on everything from cosmetics to the cosmos in live video sessions streamed on computers and smartphones. The service, called Helpouts, began taking calls for ...     

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EOS Imaging Buys OneFit Medical

November 5, 2013 2:57 pm | by EOS imaging | News | Comments

EOS imaging, a pioneer in 2D/3D orthopaedic medical imaging, has announced the signing of the acquisition agreement of OneFit Medical, publisher of knee and hip surgery planning software and manufacturer of ...      

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PFM DC/DC Converter Saves Space and Cost

November 5, 2013 2:57 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Advanced Power Electronics has announced the APE1910-HF-3, a Pulse Frequency Modulation (PFM) DC/DC converter with a low quiescent current of around 30µA and shutdown current less than 1uA. Available in a small RoHS/REACH-compliant halogen-free SOT-23-5 package, the APE1910-HF-3 features a wide input voltage range from 1.2V to 12V.

Colon Cancer Testing May Be Leveling Off in U.S.

November 5, 2013 2:54 pm | by Mike Stobbe, AP Medical Writer | News | Comments

After years of increases, testing for colon cancer may be leveling off. A large government survey of older adults last year found about two-thirds had gotten the recommended screening. That's the same level as ...      

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NovoLog, FlexTouch & Levemir FlexTouch Receive FDA Approval

November 5, 2013 10:39 am | by PRNewswire | News | Comments

Novo Nordisk has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the prefilled insulin pens NovoLog® (insulin aspart [rDNA origin] injection) FlexTouch® and Levemir® (insulin detemir [rDNA origin] injection) FlexTouch®. FlexTouch® is a new prefilled ...

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Paper-Based Device Could Bring Medical Testing to Remote Locales

November 5, 2013 10:33 am | by American Chemical Society | News | Comments

In remote regions of the world where electricity is hard to come by and scientific instruments are even scarcer, conducting medical tests at a doctor’s office or medical lab is rarely an option. Scientists are now reporting progress toward ...

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A Better Way to Track Your Every Move

November 5, 2013 10:27 am | by Northwestern University | News | Comments

Physical activity tracking apps on smart phones are a potentially important tool for doctors who want to collect data and create treatment or intervention plans to improve the health of patients who struggle with ...     

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Computing Model Could Lead to Quicker Advancements in Medical Research

November 5, 2013 9:40 am | by Lynn Nystrom, Virginia Tech | News | Comments

With the promise of personalized and customized medicine, one extremely important tool for its success is the knowledge of a person's unique genetic profile. This personalized knowledge of one's genetic profile has been facilitated by ...

UC San Diego Plans to Open Stem Cell Center

November 4, 2013 7:12 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Officials at the University of California, San Diego announced Monday that philanthropist T. Denny Sanford has committed $100 million to the creation of the Sanford Stem Cell Clinical Center. The center is intended to accelerate development of drugs and therapies derived from ...

$100M Gift Launches Sanford Stem Cell Clinical Center

November 4, 2013 3:03 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

In a bold and singular step toward delivering the therapeutic promise of human stem cells, businessman and philanthropist T. Denny Sanford has committed $100 million to the creation of the Sanford Stem Cell Clinical Center at the University of California, San Diego.

How to Improve Remote Rehabilitation & Medical Monitoring

November 4, 2013 2:58 pm | by Barcelona Digital Centre Tecnològic | News | Comments

Three BDigital projects have developed digital platforms aimed at the health care and hospital market that help to improve the medical monitoring of different segments of the population, such as the elderly or patients with ...   

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Harvard Bioscience Completes HART Unit Spinoff

November 4, 2013 2:51 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical instruments maker Harvard Bioscience said Monday the spinoff of its Harvard Apparatus Regenerative Technology unit is complete. Harvard Bioscience said the spinoff took effect Friday, and shareholders received ...    

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Many Health Woes in Teens Seeking Obesity Surgery

November 4, 2013 2:49 pm | by Lindsey Tanner, AP Medical Writer | News | Comments

U.S. teens seeking weight-loss surgery have a startling number of health problems that used to be seen only in adults, according to a major government-funded study. Half the teens had at least four major illnesses linked ...   

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