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Stopcocks

December 12, 2014 11:32 am | by Qosina | Qosina | Product Releases | Comments

Qosina carries an extensive line of stopcocks in inventory and ready for immediate delivery. Stopcocks are offered in 1, 2, 3, and 4-way fluid direction and 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 gang manifolds. Connections include male luer slip, male luer lock, male luer with spin lock, rotating male luer lock, female luer lock, and tubing ports ranging from 0.118 inch ID to 0.26 inch ID. The low torque easy...

Nucleosomics Epigenetic Blood Tests to Revolutionize Cancer Detection

December 12, 2014 11:23 am | by Jake Micallef, VolitionRx | Articles | Comments

Cancer, which touches the lives of many, has remained a leading cause of death in the United States. While most cancers are treatable if caught before it has become locally invasive and has spread through the body, many cancers are not diagnosed...

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New Way to Turn Genes On

December 12, 2014 11:05 am | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Using a gene-editing system originally developed to delete specific genes, MIT researchers have now shown that they can reliably turn on any gene of their choosing in living cells. This new application for the CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing system should allow scientists...

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Electronic Rotary Latch

December 12, 2014 10:46 am | by Southco, Inc. | Southco, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Southco, Inc., a global leader in engineered access solutions, has recently expanded its successful line of electronic rotary latching solutions with the release of the R4-EM 8 Series Electronic Rotary Latch. The R4-EM 8 Series combines the efficient and robust performance of a rotary latch mechanism with simplified DC motor actuation. The R4-EM 8 Series is available with or without an exten...

A Delicate Balance: How Can We Rightsize Treatment Costs?

December 12, 2014 10:43 am | by TEDMED | Videos | Comments

It’s a familiar idea: the price of a product is whatever the market will bear - the highest price people are willing to pay becomes the price of the product. But applying that notion to healthcare demands that we address many questions ...

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Help with Balance for People with Multiple Sclerosis

December 12, 2014 10:25 am | by UMass Amherst | News | Comments

UMass Amherst researchers will test foot sensations, vibrating insoles to aid balance  Many people with multiple sclerosis have trouble with balance and a fear of falling, which can have severe negative effects on their quality of life by keeping...

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Robotic Surgery Successfully Removes Head & Neck Tumors

December 12, 2014 10:08 am | by University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences | News | Comments

In a groundbreaking new study, UCLA researchers have for the first time advanced a surgical technique performed with the help of a robot to successfully access a previously-unreachable area of the head and neck. This pioneering method can ...

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The Future of Breast Cancer Screening

December 12, 2014 10:06 am | by GE Reports | News | Comments

In 1965, French radiologist Charles Gros built the first X-ray machine dedicated to screening breasts and effectively launched mammography as a viable breast cancer test. The machine, which was built by Thomson CGR, used a special ...  

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Mobile Vital Signs Monitoring Devices Will Revolutionize Healthcare

December 12, 2014 8:00 am | by Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief | Analog Devices, Inc. | Blogs | Comments

Over the next five years, we are likely to see vital signs monitoring as a universal facet of everyday life. The sensing will be discreet, convenient, and painless. Expert systems will sit quietly in the background and occasionally rear their head to warn...

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Using Smartphone Cameras as Test Strip Reading Devices

December 12, 2014 7:30 am | by Thomas M. Tsakeris, President, Devices and Diagnostics Consulting Group | Blogs | Comments

In my experience as a regulatory consultant mainly in the IVD area, I have observed over the last year or so an increasing interest in linking traditional IVD home-use test strips such as urinalysis (protein, pH, glucose keytones, nitrite, etc...

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RF & Microwave Filters

December 11, 2014 9:41 pm | by TTE Filters (an affiliate of Gowanda Holdings) | Product Releases | Comments

TTE’s new LC9S is a high-quality filter series offered from inventory with competitive pricing and same day shipment for communication and signal processing applications. The 9-pole filters in the LC9S Series deliver fast roll-off, an insertion loss of 1.0dB maximum and 50 Ohm terminations. Nine part numbers are available, each at a specific -1dBc passband frequency, from 30 MHz to 3 GHz. T...

Ethylene Oxide Sterilization Services

December 11, 2014 5:34 pm | by NUTEK Corporation | NUTEK Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Nutek Corporation is excited to announce the expansion of its Electron Beam (E-beam) contract sterilization business with the addition of SmartEO Ethylene Oxide (EO) sterilization services. SmartEO is the only program in the industry that provides high-value ethylene oxide sterility solutions and an integrative approach for the entire product lifecycle...

Might Portable Clean Air Hold the Key for Better Health?

December 11, 2014 2:39 pm | by Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief | @SeanFenske | Blogs | Comments

There’s little argument when it comes to the value of clean air. Air pollution – bad! Clean, fresh air – good! However, is creating an environment where someone is exposed to clean air exclusively a good idea? I happened upon a device that is being...

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High Resolution, HD LCDs with Wide Viewing Angles

December 11, 2014 12:58 pm | by Tianma NLT America, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Tianma NLT America (TNAM) and Tianma Microelectronics USA have announced the introduction of new 4.66” and 5.7” 720 x 1280 (720 HD) TFT display modules. The TM046JDHP01 and TM057JDHP04 modules offer HD quality imaging and wider viewing angles...

Light-Based Tech Tracks Oxygen Levels Underwater

December 11, 2014 12:49 pm | by SPIE--International Society for Optics and Photonics | News | Comments

Swimmers looking to monitor and improve technique and patients striving to heal injured muscles now have a new light-based tool to help reach their goals. A research article by scientists at the University of Essex in Colchester and ... 

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