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High-Heat Molding Cell

May 29, 2014 8:00 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

PTI will be offering their customers a high-heat molding process commonly used with plastic resins like PEEK. This new molding cell has two injection molding machines outfitted for handling high process temperatures as high as 850° F and mold...

Light Pipes

May 29, 2014 8:00 am | by MDT Staff | VCC | Product Releases | Comments

VCC, the global leader in indication and specialty illumination solutions, provides design flexibility in new installations and retrofit/replacement applications with its FLX44 Series light pipe. Part of the Flexfire light pipe family, the FLX44 Series...

Bluetooth Smart SDK

May 29, 2014 8:00 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Ultra-low power (ULP) RF specialist Nordic Semiconductor ASA today announces the immediate availability of the Bluetooth Smart Software Development Kit (SDK) for Arduino-based projects. The SDK is compatible with a range of Arduino...

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A Cure for Dry Eye Could Be a Blink Away

May 28, 2014 4:41 pm | by Rochester Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A treatment for dry eye—a burning, gritty condition that can impair vision and damage the cornea—could some day result from computer simulations that map the way tears move across the surface of the eye. Kara Maki, assistant professor in...

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Medical Innovation Summit 2014

May 28, 2014 4:19 pm | by MDT Staff | Events

Cleveland Clinic's 12th annual Medical Innovation Summit will convene over 1,500 great thinkers and leaders for a candid exchange on new medical technology, its future, recent breakthroughs and continuing challenges. Many regard...

Study Affirms Value of Epigenetic Test for Markers of Prostate Cancer

May 28, 2014 3:18 pm | by Johns Hopkins University | News | Comments

A multicenter team of researchers report that a commercial test designed to rule out the presence of genetic biomarkers of prostate cancer may be accurate enough to exclude the need for repeat prostate biopsies in many — if not most — men...

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Bed Sensor Keeps Unobtrusive Eye on Vital Signs

May 28, 2014 2:58 pm | by Reuters | Videos | Comments

A bed sensor developed by an Israeli team is proving to be an effective and more reliable alternative to conventional patient monitoring technology. The sensor is designed to unobtrusively monitor a patient's vital signs from beneath their...

Cell Transplant Recipient Celebrates Decade without Diabetes

May 28, 2014 2:53 pm | by Reuters | Videos | Comments

A Georgia man who was once a diabetic, is celebrating his tenth year of being diabetes-free, thanks to experimental surgery undertaken in 2004. Rob Allen underwent a transplant procedure that cured him of type-1 diabetes and hopes it will...

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Collaboration Uses App to Connect Individuals with Caregivers

May 28, 2014 2:45 pm | by Samsung Electronics | News | Comments

Global health service company Cigna and the world’s largest manufacturer of mobile devices, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., have signed a multi-year agreement to co-develop health and wellness related features built into Samsung’s S Health...

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Researchers Use Light to Coax Stem Cells to Repair Teeth

May 28, 2014 2:38 pm | by Harvard's Wyss Institute | News | Comments

A Harvard-led team is the first to demonstrate the ability to use low-power light to trigger stem cells inside the body to regenerate tissue, an advance they reported in Science Translational Medicine. The research, led by Wyss Institute Core...

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IDEM Calls for Paper-Submissions by June 23

May 28, 2014 2:21 pm | by International Electron Devices Meeting | News | Comments

The 60th annual IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) has issued a Call for Papers seeking the world's best original work in all areas of microelectronics research and development. The paper submission deadline is Monday, June 23...

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‘Nanodaisies’ Deliver Drug Cocktail to Cancer Cells

May 28, 2014 1:52 pm | by North Carolina State University | News | Comments

Biomedical engineering researchers have developed daisy-shaped, nanoscale structures that are made predominantly of anti-cancer drugs and are capable of introducing a “cocktail” of multiple drugs into cancer cells. The researchers are all...

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FDA Approved CardioMEMS HF System Monitors Patients with Class III Heart Failure

May 28, 2014 12:22 pm | by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) | News | Comments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the CardioMEMS HF System that measures the pulmonary artery (PA) pressures and heart rates of patients with New York Heart Association (NYHA) Class III heart failure who have been hospitalized...

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Ultraviolet Cleaning Reduces Hospital Superbugs By 20 Percent

May 28, 2014 12:10 pm | by Elsevier Health Sciences | News | Comments

Healthcare-associated vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE), methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Clostridium difficile (CD), and other multidrug-resistant organisms (MDRO) were decreased among patients after adding ultraviolet...

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First HD Single-Channel Therapeutic Gastroscope for Advanced Diagnosis and Treatment

May 28, 2014 11:55 am | by Olympus | News | Comments

Olympus, a global technology leader in delivering innovative diagnostic and therapeutic solutions for medical and surgical procedures, among other core businesses, announced today the commercial availability of its 510(k) cleared, next-generation...

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