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Advances in Hot Melt Dispensing

March 17, 2014 11:03 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Fisnar has announced a new range of Thermadose hot melt production equipment. Machine improvements provide the ultimate in pulse-free temperature controlled thermoplastic dispensing for industrial applications using pressure sensitive adhesives, contact adhesives, waxes and sealants...

Wearable Device Components for Stick-to-Skin Applications

March 17, 2014 10:44 pm | by MDT Staff | Fabrico, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Fabrico Medical can produce components for body-worn diagnostic “mechanized” devices, such as patch pumps and continuous glucose monitors, used in various medical therapies and diagnostic applications.

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The Continuing Problem of Regulating Home Brew Tests

March 17, 2014 4:36 pm | by Richard Park, Contributing Editor | Blogs | Comments

Xconomy.com recently published an article, “Molecular Diagnostics Are in a Rut. The Industry Needs the FDA.” The article argues that IVD manufacturers, clinical laboratories, and payers would all benefit from heightened and predictable FDA...

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China IVD Reagent (In Vitro Diagnostic Reagent) Industry, 2014-2018

March 17, 2014 4:27 pm | by Business Wire | News | Comments

IVD reagent industry is an emerging industry in China, the start is late and the development is relatively backward compares with occidental countries. According to the data provided by IVD Special Committee, there are 300 to 400 IVD reagent...

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New Hope for Early Detection of Stomach Cancer

March 17, 2014 4:18 pm | by University of Adelaide | News | Comments

University of Adelaide research has provided new hope for the early detection of stomach cancer with the identification of four new biomarkers in the blood of human cancer patients. Stomach or gastric cancer is the fourth most common cancer...

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Innovative Technique to Conduct Faster Bioassays

March 17, 2014 3:36 pm | by Universidad Politécnica de Madrid | News | Comments

Researchers at UPM are experimenting the introduction of aluminum optical nanosensors on the surface of common compact disc for facilitating analysis by using CDs and DVDs players. This technique was developed by researchers of the Universidad...

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Blood Test Identifies Brain Damage from Concussion in Ice Hockey

March 17, 2014 3:31 pm | by Expertsvar | News | Comments

Half way into last year's season, 35 of 288 players in the Swedish Hockey League had already had a concussion. Researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy, who surveyed all of the players in the league's 12 clubs, have now developed a method that...

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Nanomix Awarded Design Patent in Japan for Point of Care Cartridge

March 17, 2014 3:27 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Nanomix Inc., a leading nanotechnology company focused on development of next generation Point of Care diagnostic tests to enable earlier and more accurate testing in hospital and pre-hospital settings, today announced that the Japanese...

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New Early Stage Investment Fund Will Grow Medical Startups in Michigan

March 17, 2014 3:14 pm | by Quantum Medical Concepts | News | Comments

The Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) announced today the launch of its new startup investment fund Quantum Medical Concepts. The fund will provide capital for Michigan-based early stage medical companies. “MSMS has several members...

All-Metal Hip Implant Recipients Strongly Encouraged to Receive MRI

March 17, 2014 3:11 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

The US Drug Watchdog is urging anyone who has received a DePuy Pinnacle all metal hip implant to contact their toll-free number 866-714-6466 as soon as possible. As the group would like to explain recipients of this type of hip implant...

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Stopping Bleeding Faster: Market for Hemostatic Agents Drives Quest for Innovation

March 17, 2014 2:58 pm | by Arch Therapeutics Inc. | News | Comments

The world of medicine is a bloody place, with surgical and trauma patients at significant risk for morbidity and mortality from bleeding and/or leaking body fluids. Approximately 114 million surgical and procedure-based wounds are now made...

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Surgeons Using 3D Technology in OR

March 17, 2014 12:04 pm | Videos | Comments

CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot talks with two Chicago surgeons who are wearing 3D glasses in the operating room. In one procedure, they used the technology to remove a brain tumor via a patient’s nose.        

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Biomet Plans $40.5M Indiana Upgrade, 150 New Jobs

March 17, 2014 11:48 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical device maker Biomet Inc. is planning a $40.5 million expansion company officials say would create 150 high-paying new jobs at Biomet's northern Indiana operations by 2018. Biomet's project calls for building renovations and adding...

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Bionic Suit Puts Paraplegics Back on Their Feet

March 17, 2014 11:40 am | by Reuters | Videos | Comments

A powered exoskeletal suit is giving paraplegics a new lease on life, allowing them to walk on their own - even up stairs. The ReWalk is the latest example of a developing technology that might one day make wheelchairs a thing of the past...

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Researchers Develop a New System to Aid Cardiovascular Risk Diagnosis

March 17, 2014 11:34 am | by Asociación RUVID | News | Comments

Researchers from the Universitat Politècnica de València, the Hospital General de Valencia and the Ophthalmology Unit of the Foundation for the Health and Biomedical Research of the Comunitat Valenciana (FISABIO-Oftalmología Médica) have...

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