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MediSwipe Inc. Announces Showcase of "MediScan DMS" and Digital Registry Technology at Treating Health Concerns Expo in Detroit, Michigan on March 22nd-24th

March 22, 2013 4:45 pm | by GlobeNewswire | News | Comments

MediSwipe Inc., a patient security solutions and financial products company for the medicinal marijuana and health care industry, today announced that the company will be showcased and debut its proprietary cloud-based patient registry and health records data management system ("DMS") at the annual Treating Health Concerns Expo in Detroit, Michigan March 22nd-24th.

Hologic Completes Sale of LIFECODES to Immucor

March 22, 2013 4:01 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

BEDFORD, Mass., March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (NASDAQ: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostics, medical imaging systems and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women, today...

Doctors Should Tell Patients About Some, But Not All, Unexpected Genetic Findings

March 22, 2013 2:50 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

On Thursday, the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics recommended that doctors tell patients about certain genetic disease risks if they accidentally find them when exploring a patient’s genome for another reason. However, the group does not recommend that doctors tell patients about all incidental findings.

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Judges Side with FDA in Rejecting Stem Cell Device

March 22, 2013 2:43 pm | by MATTHEW PERRONE - AP Health Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

A federal appeals court has sided with the Food and Drug Administration in a case brought by medical device maker Cytori, ruling that the agency was correct to reject fast-track approval for two company devices used to process adult stem cells. Cytori Therapeutics Inc. makes the Celution and...

Cytori Provides Update in 510(k) Appeal Decision

March 22, 2013 2:24 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 22, 2013--Cytori Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CYTX) today announced that the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has ruled on the Company’s conjoined appeals (case no. 11-1268). The court upheld the FDA’s (Food and Drug Administration)...

Johnson Electric Launches Medication Dosing Systems

March 22, 2013 2:21 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HONG KONG , March 22, 2013 /-  Johnson Electric today announced a miniature medication dosing system technology under the Johnson Medtech brand.  The subsystem platform provides a high precision dosing accuracy over device operational life. The Johnson Medtech system design delivers dosing forces up to 100N for various medication viscosities within a compact package.

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Cook Medical Applauds Bipartisan U.S. Senate Vote To Repeal 2.3 Percent Medical Device Excise Tax

March 22, 2013 1:40 pm | News | Comments

Cook Medical is gratified and U.S. patients are thankful for the bipartisan vote in the U.S. Senate on Thursday that overwhelmingly passed the Hatch-Klobuchar amendment to the Senate Budget Resolution to repeal the 2.3 percent tax on medical device sales in the United States.

Senate Dems Vote to Repeal Part of Healthcare Law

March 22, 2013 1:32 pm | by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

It isn't every day that more than half the Democrats in the Senate vote to repeal part of President Barack Obama's health care law. But that's what happened Thursday night when the Senate voted 79-20 to repeal a 2.3 percent sales tax on medical devices such as catheters, pacemakers and MRI...

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Component Miniaturization in a Broad Range of Materials Offers More Options

March 22, 2013 11:28 am | by MDT Staff | Minnesota Rubber & Plastics | Product Releases | Comments

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics provides custom miniaturized components in a broad range of materials, giving designers more options and greater flexibility.

FDA Proposes New Rules for Heart Defibrillators

March 22, 2013 11:26 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Food and Drug Administration will require makers of heart-zapping defibrillators to submit more data on their safety and effectiveness following years of recalls of the emergency devices. Defibrillators use electric shocks to jolt the heart back to normal after patients collapse from cardiac arrest.

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Brushless DC Motor

March 22, 2013 11:20 am | by MDT Staff | Groschopp, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Groschopp Inc. introduces an updated Brushless DC (BLDC) motor and several gearmotor combinations. Due to the lack of wear components, the BLDC motor is considered to be a maintenance-free, high reliability motor with a life of 20,000 hours or more.

Mako Surgical Sues Stanmore Implants over Robotic Surgery Patents

March 22, 2013 11:15 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Mako Surgical filed a pair of lawsuits against Stanmore Implants alleging patent infringement over robotic surgery technology, and filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission over the alleged violations. The lawsuits accuse Stanmore of violating three patents covering haptic guidance systems for robotic surgery applications with its Sculptor robotic guidance arm.

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Stryker Must Face Trident Hip Implant Lawsuit

March 22, 2013 10:49 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Raymond Chasse Jr. and Stephen Miele sued Kalamazoo, Mich.-based Stryker in December 2012 in the U.S. District Court for Massachusetts, alleging that the medical device company was negligent in its manufacture and distribution of the Trident hip replacement system, according to court documents.

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Low Power Solenoid Valve

March 22, 2013 10:41 am | by MDT Staff | Bimba Manufacturing Company | Product Releases | Comments

The V2ʼs lightweight, high-strength polymer construction, combined with its expanded voltage options, ensures that every valve delivers long-lasting energy efficient solutions.

High Temperature, Inductive Proximity Sensors

March 22, 2013 10:35 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Automation Systems Interconnect, Inc. is pleased to announce their line of high temperature inductive proximity sensors are now available in sizes M8, M12, M18, M30 and M50.

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