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Device Offers New Way to Model Sickle Cell Behavior

January 20, 2015 11:43 am | by Anne Trafton, MIT News Office | News | Comments

Patients with sickle cell disease often suffer from painful attacks known as vaso-occlusive crises, during which their sickle-shaped blood cells get stuck in tiny capillaries, depriving tissues of needed oxygen. Blood transfusions can sometimes...

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First Bone Repair Technology Rehabilitates Racehorse

January 20, 2015 11:27 am | by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) | News | Comments

AMBER, the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) funded materials science centre, hosted in Trinity College Dublin, has today unveiled a new bone repair technology, which has led to an injured racehorse returning to winning ways after successful jaw...

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Hermetic Feed-Thrus for Implantable Devices

January 20, 2015 11:21 am | by SOURIAU PA&E | Product Releases | Comments

SOURIAU PA&E has been manufacturing medical device components for 30+ years and in that time, the company has seen many common design parameters across both its implantable feed-thru and endoscope window product lines. The company's...

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The Benefits of the ASM Medical Materials Database

January 20, 2015 10:39 am | by Linda Vermillion, Product Manager, ASM International | Articles | Comments

ASM International, the world's largest professional society for materials engineering, and Granta Design, leaders in materials information technology, today announced a new Surgical module in the ASM Medical Materials Database. This new resource...

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Step-Down DC/DC Power Module

January 20, 2015 10:29 am | by Intersil | Product Releases | Comments

Intersil Corporation today announced the ISL8203M, a dual 3A/single 6A step-down DC/DC power module that simplifies power supply design for FPGAs, ASICs, microprocessors, DSPs and other...

Wearable Sensor Provides Long-Term EKG and EMG Monitoring

January 20, 2015 10:05 am | by North Carolina State University | News | Comments

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new, wearable sensor that uses silver nanowires to monitor electrophysiological signals, such as electrocardiography (EKG) or electromyography (EMG). The new sensor is as accurate...

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Photos of the Day: The 15 Biggest Innovations in Health Tech

January 20, 2015 9:40 am | by 10zig Technology | News | Comments

VMware Horizon TM 6 (with view) allows healthcare organizations the ability to deliver virtualized and remote Windows desktops and applications through a single platform in their workforce. Release Date June 2014 (Formally VMware View and...

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Words in the Mouth: Hearing with Your Tongue

January 20, 2015 9:28 am | by Kortny Rolston, Colorado State University | News | Comments

In the future, those with substantial hearing loss may no longer need a doctor to surgically implant a cochlear device into their ear to restore their sense of sound. If researchers at Colorado State University are successful, they may just...

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PEEK Thermoplastic Materials

January 20, 2015 9:22 am | by Teleflex Medical OEM | Teleflex Medical OEM | Product Releases | Comments

Teleflex Medical OEM announces the addition of PEEK (polyether ether ketone) to its extensive portfolio of specialty materials for medical technology. PEEK’s incredible strength and outstanding mechanical properties combined with Teleflex Medical OEM’s vertically integrated product development and manufacturing...

DNAe Acquires nanoMR Inc. for Point-of-Need Blood Test

January 20, 2015 9:16 am | by DNA Electronics Ltd | News | Comments

DNA Electronics Ltd (‘DNAe’), the inventors of semiconductor DNA sequencing technology and developers of a new, revolutionary point-of-need test for blood infections, has on 15 January 2015 completed the acquisition of the entire issued share...

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High Speed Microscope Performs Real-Time 3D Imaging

January 20, 2015 9:02 am | by Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science | News | Comments

Opening new doors for biomedical and neuroscience research, Elizabeth Hillman, associate professor of biomedical engineering at Columbia Engineering and of radiology at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC), has developed a new microscope...

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Product Lifecycle Management Software

January 19, 2015 1:35 pm | by Omnify Software | Product Releases | Comments

Omnify Software, a leading provider of web-based Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software for discrete manufacturers, today announces the immediate availability of its next-generation Empower PLM product, version 6.0. This product release highlights Omnify’s commitment to their customers, boasting a new User Interface (UI), customer communication portal, product configuration module, and...

SCD-B Infrared Detectors

January 16, 2015 5:41 pm | by Opto Diode Corp. | Opto Diode Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Opto Diode, an ITW company, introduces the SCD-B line of CalSensors’ infrared detectors with anti-reflective-coated silicon windows. The new IR detectors provide superior sensitivity across the mid-IR spectrum from 1.2 µm to 5.5 µm. The devices will be ...

Using Stem Cells to Treat Non-Healing Bone Fractures

January 16, 2015 4:29 pm | by University of California - Davis Health System | News | Comments

A new device that can rapidly concentrate and extract young cells from irrigation fluid used during orthopedic surgery holds promise for improving the delivery of stem cell therapy in cases of non-healing fractures. UC Davis surgeons plan to...

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Regenerating Bone and Cartilage with Stem Cells

January 16, 2015 4:06 pm | by Columbia University Medical Center | News | Comments

A stem cell capable of regenerating both bone and cartilage has been identified in bone marrow of mice. The discovery by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) is reported today in the online issue of the journal Cell...

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