American Association for Cancer Research to Inaugurate the First Class of the Fellows of the AACR AcademyMarch 25, 2013 12:33 pm | by AACR | News | Comments
PHILADELPHIA — The American Association for Cancer Research will inaugurate the first class of the Fellows of the AACR Academy at the AACR Annual Meeting 2013, held in Washington, D.C., April 6-10. The AACR Academy has been created to recognize and honor distinguished scientists whose major scientific contributions have propelled significant innovation and progress against...
New Cardiac Electrical Biomarker Featured In Johns Hopkins Abstract Demonstrates Strong Correlation To High Sensitivity Troponin To Rule Out Acute Myocardial Ischemic InjuryMarch 25, 2013 12:20 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments
From the 2013 American College of Cardiology (ACC) Convention One of the leading complaints in the Emergency Department is chest pain and the timely detection of a heart attack is essential. Because of this, VectraCor, Inc., an emerging medical device company for cardiovascular solutions, is...
When babies are deprived of oxygen before birth, brain damage and disorders such as cerebral palsy can occur. Extended cooling can prevent brain injuries, but this treatment is not always available in developing nations where advanced medical care is scarce.
This quiet, pulsation-free pump is available in two configurations – the DTE (pressure) with inlet silencer, pressure relief valve and outlet tube connector, and the VTE (vacuum) with outlet silencer and tube connector.
Methods Machine Tools, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative precision machine tools, automation and accessories, has introduced the Nakamura-Tome NTJ-100 Multitasking Turn/Mill Center which is well-suited for a wide range of production needs.
H.I.P. CONCEPT, Implantable Medical Device to Prevent Hip Fracture, Addressing a Public Health IssueMarch 25, 2013 11:23 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments
PESSAC, France--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 25, 2013--H.I.P. CONCEPT is a medical device for the prevention of hip fracture developed by HyPrevention. It is intended to prevent a contra-lateral fracture in patients at risk due to bone fragility linked to osteoporosis. Hip fracture affects more than 2...
International Manufacturing Services, Inc. (IMS), a leading manufacturer of high quality thick film resistors, terminations, attenuators, couplers, thermal management devices, planar dividers and planar filters to the electronics industry, has introduced a new type or chip resistor terminal which are non-magnetic and ultra leach resistant.
Cognex Corporation, the world's leading supplier of machine vision systems, has announced the release of the new DS1000 3D laser profiling system. The system calibrates real-world units of measurement for inspections too difficult to perform with traditional two-dimensional machine vision.
The Spleen-on-a-chip, developed at the Wyss Institute, will be used to treat bloodstream infections that are the leading cause of death in critically ill patients and soldiers injured in combat.
The Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University announced that it was awarded a $9.25 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to further advance a blood-cleansing technology developed at the Institute with prior DARPA support, and help accelerate its translation to humans as a new type of sepsis therapy.
Sensaris has announced that it has developed a novel, multi-sensor device for monitoring vital signs. Called the ZAO, it is currently going through the certification process and will be available mid 2013. Roughly the same size as a thick paperback book, it is designed to provide professional level diagnostic data so that it can be used by medical professionals and yet its low target volume price point of around €550 means that it can also be used by the home health market.
Vycor Medical, Inc., a provider of innovative and superior surgical and therapeutic solutions, announced it has been issued patent number 10106385.8 for its ViewSite Brain Access System ("VBAS") for the Hong Kong market. Vycor has a distribution agreement in place with Devon Medical which covers Hong Kong and China.
A startup called IntelligentM wants to make hospitals healthier by encouraging workers to clean their hands properly. Its solution is a bracelet that vibrates when the wearer has scrubbed sufficiently, giving employees a way to check their habits and letting employers know who is and isn’t doing things right.
Have a heart problem? If it's fixable, there's a good chance it can be done without surgery, using tiny tools and devices that are pushed through tubes into blood vessels. Heart care is in the midst of a transformation. Many problems that once required sawing through the breastbone and opening up...
FDA Approves GE Healthcare's AdreView™ (Iobenguane I 123 Injection) for Cardiac Risk Evaluation in Heart Failure PatientsMarch 22, 2013 7:07 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments
GE Healthcare today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of a new indication for AdreView™ (Iobenguane I 123 Injection), the first and only FDA approved molecular imaging agent to link nerve function in the heart to a patient’s mortality risk.