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Medical Device Innovator to Deliver Keynote Address at Focused Ultrasound Symposium

March 18, 2014 12:02 pm | by Focused Ultrasound Foundation | News | Comments

Frederic Moll, M.D., a serial medical device entrepreneur, will kick off the 4th International Symposium on Focused Ultrasound in October 2014 with a keynote presentation titled, “Developing a New, Disruptive Therapeutic Modality: From... 

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New, Stretchable Antenna for Wearable Health Monitoring

March 18, 2014 11:13 am | by Matt Shipman, North Carolina State University | News | Comments

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new, stretchable antenna that can be incorporated into wearable technologies, such as health monitoring devices. “Many researchers – including our lab – have developed prototype...

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Molecular Tests in a Point-of-Care Platform Raise $650M in Investments

March 18, 2014 11:06 am | by Kalorama Information | News | Comments

Investors are demonstrating confidence in companies that combine molecular testing with results at the point of care, according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market research publisher said that POC (point of care) diagnostics and...

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Toward 'Vanishing' Electronics and Unlocking Nanomaterials' Power Potential

March 18, 2014 10:54 am | by American Chemical Society | News | Comments

Brain sensors and electronic tags that dissolve. Boosting the potential of renewable energy sources. These are examples of the latest research from two pioneering scientists selected as this year's Kavli lecturers at the 247th National... 

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Scientists Slow Development of Alzheimer's Trademark Cell-Killing Plaques

March 18, 2014 10:50 am | by University of Michigan | News | Comments

University of Michigan researchers have learned how to fix a cellular structure called the Golgi that mysteriously becomes fragmented in all Alzheimer's patients and appears to be a major cause of the disease. They say that understanding this...

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Reducing Anxiety with a Smartphone App

March 18, 2014 10:46 am | by Association for Psychological Science | News | Comments

Playing a science-based mobile gaming app for 25 minutes can reduce anxiety in stressed individuals, according to research published in Clinical Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The study suggests...

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Bacterial Reporters that Get the Scoop

March 18, 2014 10:32 am | by Wyss Institute | News | Comments

It's a jungle in there. In the tightly woven ecosystem of the human gut, trillions of bacteria compete with each other on a daily basis while they sense and react to signals from the immune system, ingested food, and other bacteria. Problems...

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3D Printed Devices Save Baby’s Life

March 18, 2014 10:18 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

In his 18 months of life, Garrett Peterson has never gone home, spending his days in hospital beds tethered to ventilators that even at the highest settings couldn't prevent his breathing from periodically stopping. His condition was so tenuous...

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Photos of the Day: 3D Printing Life Saving Tech

March 18, 2014 10:18 am | by University of Michigan | News | Comments

Garrett (the patient) is just the second person whose life was saved with a new, bioresorbable device developed at the University of Michigan by Glenn Green, M.D., associate professor of pediatric otolaryngology and Scott Hollister, Ph.D...

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CeloNova’s Coronary Stent System Could Mean Faster Healing of Arteries

March 18, 2014 8:27 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CeloNova BioSciences, Inc., today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval to start an investigative device exemption (IDE) trial for its novel coronary stent system – the Cobra PzF™ coronary stent...

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European Post-Approval Trial for St. Jude's Leadless Pacemaker Begins

March 18, 2014 8:26 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

St. Jude Medical, Inc., a global medical device company, today announced the first enrollments in the company’s LEADLESS Pacemaker Observational Study evaluating the Nanostim™ leadless pacing technology. The Nanostim pacemaker received CE...

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Deep Brain Stimulation Devices Market for Parkinson's disease Expected to Reach USD 9.4 Billion Globally in 2019

March 18, 2014 7:28 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Deep Brain Stimulation Devices Market for Parkinson's Disease (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America)- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth...

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SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Could Become the Life-Saving Answer to Heart Transplant Graft Failure

March 18, 2014 7:28 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

SynCardia Systems, Inc. is moving forward to gain FDA approval to use the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart as destination therapy (a permanent replacement heart), which could save patients whose donor heart transplant is failing...

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Surface Mount Printed Circuit Jumpers

March 17, 2014 11:20 pm | by MDT Staff | Keystone Electronics Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

A new series of SMT PC Board Jumpers designed to link Circuit Board traces/tracks are the latest connectivity devices available from Keystone Electronics. Quickly and easily set-up, these space-saving SMT jumpers are uniquely suited as alternative options where thru-hole jumper use is not feasible...

Expansion Boards Enable Computer Control and Monitoring Applications

March 17, 2014 11:13 pm | by MDT Staff | Sealevel Systems, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Sealevel Systems has announced the SeaRAQ family of I/O expansion boards designed for Relio R3 rackmount industrial computers. SeaRAQ boards interface to a variety of real-world I/O and all boards are isolated...

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