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China IC Demand Eclipses Worldwide Chip Manufacturing

February 4, 2013 11:59 am | by Digi-Key Corporation | News | Comments

The Chinese IC market will ramp up through 2017, growing at a faster pace than the rate of global IC production, according to industry analyst IC Insights. IC Insights’ latest forecast, revealed in the 2013 edition of “The McClean Report—A Complete Analysis and Forecast of the Integrated Circuit Industry,” indicates a 2012-2017 compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13%.

Cyberonics Announces Update On Hagerty Lawsuit

February 4, 2013 11:23 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

HOUSTON, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyberonics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CYBX) today announced that the lawsuit filed by former employee Andrew Hagerty in federal district court in Massachusetts was voluntarily dismissed without prejudice by Mr. Hagerty on February 1, 2013. 

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Women With Dense Breasts Are at Higher Risk for Cancer

February 4, 2013 11:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Atossa Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATOS) announced that its new ForeCYTE Breast Health System addresses the problem of detecting not only cancer, but also the early cellular changes that lead to cancer, in women with dense breasts. Numerous studies have shown that women with...

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Wall Mount Plug-In Power Supplies

February 4, 2013 10:55 am | by MDT Staff | Triad Magnetics | Product Releases | Comments

Designed with the latest electronics switching topologies in a sleek surface mount package, the new WSU Series Wall Mount Plug-In Power Supply Series from Triad Magnetics sets a new industry standard...

Digital Positioning Controller

February 4, 2013 10:48 am | by MDT Staff | Maxon Precision Motors, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The digital positioning controller EPOS3 70/10 EtherCAT meets the highest demands in real-time positioning of synchronized multi-axis systems. Extremely compact in size, the EPOS3 possesses a wide nominal power supply voltage range...

PLC with 48 Digital and 16 Analog I/O

February 4, 2013 10:22 am | by MDT Staff | Galil Motion Control | Product Releases | Comments

Galil Motion Control, the industry leader in motion control technology, is announcing the latest product in their RIO Pocket PLC Series. The new RIO-47300 includes more I/O, screw terminals and two Ethernet ports...

Specialty Polyamides Med Grades for Medical Market

February 4, 2013 10:17 am | by MDT Staff | Altuglas International/Arkema Inc | Product Releases | Comments

Arkema is committed to provide the highest quality material for the medical market; this is why almost 10 years ago Arkema began to introduce MED grades for some of its Specialty Polyamides products.

Medical Device Using Evonik’s VESTAKEEP® PEEK Receives First FDA Spinal 510(K) Approval

February 4, 2013 10:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

PARSIPPANY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 4, 2013--K7 LLC’s K7C ™ Cervical Spacer, a spinal implant device using Evonik’s VESTAKEEP ® PEEK (polyetheretherketone), has received the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) 510(k) approval for use as an Intervertebral Body Fusion (IBF) device. This...

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Life Science Association of Manitoba Honors Innovation and Expertise in Manitoba

February 4, 2013 10:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WINNIPEG, Manitoba--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 4, 2013--LSAM has its work cut out for itself when trying to choose winners for their highly coveted awards program. “This is an industry of innovators, so choosing just a few of them to receive recognition is challenging,” says Tracey Maconachie,...

ERT, Johns Hopkins University and the University of Washington Expand Study on Effects of Home-Health Monitoring on Exacerbations of Cystic Fibrosis

February 4, 2013 9:52 am | News | Comments

ERT, a global technology-driven provider of health outcomes research services to biopharmaceutical organizations, medical device companies and contract research organizations (CROs), along with pulmonary researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine  and University of Washington, today announced an expansion to the Early Intervention in Cystic Fibrosis Exacerbation (eICE) Study.

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SpectraScience CEO Interviewed by Corporate Profile(R)

February 4, 2013 9:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SpectraScience, Inc. (OTCQB: SCIE) CEO Michael P. Oliver, was recently interviewed on the popular broadcasting website CorporateProfile.com, an online financial news company providing retail and institutional investors with insight into the companies that are making headlines through its...

Novian Health Closes $11 Million in Funding for Breast Cancer Clinical Trials

February 4, 2013 9:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Novian Health, developer of Novilase® Breast Therapy, announced today that it has successfully completed a funding round totaling $11 million. iNetworks, LLC (Pittsburgh, Pa) led the round of Series A Preferred share financing, which also included prior and new investors. Proceeds from the funding will primarily be used to conduct Novian’s multicenter clinical trials in the U.S...

An Ideal Interactive Pen and Touch Display Solution for Healthcare and Presentation Markets

February 4, 2013 8:17 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

Today, Wacom announces the new DTH-2242, a 21.5" interactive pen and touch display that improves workflow efficiency and enhances communication in two market segments: healthcare and presentation. For doctors, dentists and nursing staff who handwrite electronic medical records and prefer to draw and annotate on radiographic images to explain a surgical procedure...

Medtronic Announces CE Mark of Evera® Portfolio of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators

February 4, 2013 8:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medtronic today announced CE Mark of the Evera portfolio of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators. With increased longevity and the most advanced shock reduction technology available, the new family of ICDs is the first to feature the PhysioCurve design, a contoured shape with thin, smooth edges that better fits inside the body, increasing patient comfort by reducing skin pressure by 30%.

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Penumbra Inc. Launches 5MAX DDC™ and 4MAX DDC™ Distal Delivery Catheters

February 4, 2013 8:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Penumbra 5MAX DDC and 4MAX DDC distal delivery catheters are new devices designed to simplify delivery of a wide variety of endovascular therapies to the brain. The DDC family delivers exceptional distal delivery capability via a novel advanced polymer and nitinol coil reinforcement design at the distal tip to enable easy tracking through tortuous vessels.

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