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Faster Detection of Disease

April 28, 2015 10:33 am | by Anteo Technologies Pty Ltd | News | Comments

Anteo Technologies is transforming the way scientists work by providing powerful new tools developed with their patented Mix&Go Activation Reagent. These new tools significantly advance traditional coupling methods, helping to improve medical...

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Subdermal Implant Stops HIV in Its Tracks

April 28, 2015 10:28 am | by Oak Crest Institute of Science | News | Comments

Is the end of HIV near? Findings published this week in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy report that a novel, subdermal implant delivering potent antiretroviral (ARV) drugs shows extreme promise in stopping the spread of HIV. Scientists...

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Electronic Salt Spoon Helps Transition to a Low-Sodium Diet

April 28, 2015 10:04 am | by University of Kentucky | News | Comments

Heart disease patients are advised by doctors to reduce the amount of sodium in their diets to prevent a cardiac event. But adapting to a low-sodium diet requires more than just laying off the table salt. Sodium is hidden in a number of household...

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Cable Feeding Systems

April 28, 2015 10:01 am | by Schleuniger, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Schleuniger is pleased to introduce the new PreFeeder 3300 and PreFeeder 4300 cable feeding systems. The systems distinguish themselves through simple design and ease of use. For easy reel handling and fast changeovers, all axes are electrically driven. Both the PreFeeder ...

Accelerating Memory Function for Skill Learning

April 28, 2015 9:58 am | by DARPA | News | Comments

A new DARPA program aims to investigate the role of neural “replay” in the formation and recall of memory, with the goal of helping individuals better remember specific episodic events and learned skills. The 24-month fundamental research program...

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Targeting Depression with Deep Brain Stimulation

April 28, 2015 9:51 am | by Emory University | News | Comments

The darkest day of Marjorie Stowe's depression came when her long-time psychiatrist told her she obviously was choosing to resist the healing effects of one medication after another, psychotherapy, electric shock. "You must be getting some...

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Saliva Test for Glucose Levels

April 28, 2015 9:44 am | by Arizona State University | News | Comments

The 340 million diabetes sufferers in the world have plenty to worry about: eating well, getting exercise and regularly monitoring the amount of sugar in their bloodstream. That last step is a crucial tool in treating the condition and preventing...

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New Material for Creating Artificial Blood Vessels

April 28, 2015 9:37 am | by Medical University of Vienna | News | Comments

Arteriosclerotic vascular disorders are one of the most common causes of death in industrialized countries. In this situation a bypass operation is often the only solution. Normally, blood vessels are taken from another part of the patient's body...

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A Faster, Higher Quality 3D Camera

April 28, 2015 8:53 am | by Northwestern University | News | Comments

When Microsoft released the Kinect for Xbox in November 2010, it transformed the video game industry. The most inexpensive 3D camera to date, the Kinect bypassed the need for joysticks and controllers by sensing the user's gestures, leading...

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Motion-Sensing Gloves Teach Proper Technique to Wheelchair Users

April 28, 2015 8:46 am | by University of Illinois | News | Comments

“Arms are a wheelchair user’s legs,” says Cubitus team leader, Chandra Jayaraman. As the sole source of movement for manual wheelchairs, it makes sense that we should keep arms and shoulders as safe from injury as possible. Yet within the first...

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FDA Enters Consent Decree with Medtronic

April 28, 2015 8:38 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today the filing of a consent decree against Medtronic Inc., and two of the company’s officers—S. Omar Ishrak and Thomas M. Tefft —for repeatedly failing to correct violations, related to the...

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We Should Be Ashamed of Lowering Standards

April 28, 2015 8:30 am | by Emily Cross, Ph.D., Director of Media and Communication, TecMed Inc. | Blogs | Comments

As higher education appears to be at a perilous tipping point in terms of creating quality, meaningful and effective learning environments, the crossover into the healthcare and medical device environments is astounding. Let me explain...

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Crimp Style Power Connectors

April 28, 2015 7:42 am | by Jst Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

The new LBT A Type Series crimp style connectors recently introduced by JST Corporation, Waukegan, Illinois, provide a space saving connection for wire-to-board connections that incorporate both power and signal circuits and sequencing for lithium battery and other power...

Sensor Module

April 28, 2015 6:51 am | by Novelda AS | Product Releases | Comments

Novelda today announced two sensor modules for detecting human presence and monitoring respiration, both based on its proprietary XeThru technology. These can detect presence just from the chest movement while breathing, and measure both the rate and depth...

Waveform Amplifier

April 27, 2015 5:37 pm | by Accel Instruments | Product Releases | Comments

The TS250 waveform amplifier is a unique instrument ideal for function generator amplifier. It amplifies current or voltage or power for driving heavy loads. It is ideal for many test and measurement applications such as LDO and amplifier PSRR test, battery simulator, op-amp...

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