The Federal Trade Commission on Thursday accused a small Atlanta-based medical lab that specializes in cancer detection of not doing enough to protect its patients' online records, resulting in the leak of Social Security numbers and birth dates of more than 9,000 consumers.
Harwin has broadened the range of its Datamate Mix-Tek mixed-technology connector series that is available as standard off-the-shelf products. Now horizontal and coax versions of the popular 2mm pitch hi-rel family are immediately available for designers, reducing design time.
Makino has introduced its latest CNC horizontal machining centers, the N2 and N2-5XA, for medical and small aluminum parts manufacturing. The new N2 platform is a high-productivity solution contained in a small package...
When a beating heart slips into an irregular, life-threatening rhythm, the treatment is well known: deliver a burst of electric current from a pacemaker or defibrillator. But because the electricity itself can cause pain, tissue damage and other serious side-effects, a Johns Hopkins-led research team wants to replace these jolts with a kinder, gentler remedy: light.
Nanotec Electronic has expanded the range of hybrid linear positioning drives by models in a Nema 8 (20 mm flange size) and Nema 14 (35 mm flange size). Linear positioning drives include a rotating screw mounted on the stepper motor.
With a five-year, $3 million R01 award from the National Institutes of Health, through the National Cancer Institute, a team of researchers led by Gregory Fischer, Ph.D. will test a new, minimally invasive approach to treating brain tumors that promises to accurately destroy malignant tissue while leaving surrounding tissue unaffected.
Autosplice has introduced an innovative new latching assembly based around an actuator that uses Nitinol (Nickel Titanium) shape memory wire to drive the latching and unlatching functions.
MobileHelp, a leader in innovative M-PERS or Mobile-Personal Emergency Response System technology, announced today it has begun shipment to customers of its new Cellular Base Station. Announced earlier this year, this new base station requires no landline phone and operates on AT&T’s nationwide cellular network.
Infectious and deadly bacteria and viruses in hotels, hospitals, schools, call centers and all types of public places are the target of SteriDesign Corporation's new line of patent-pending high sterilization devices. Shared use and multi-user, high touch electronic devices are hot spots for cleanliness and contamination concerns.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) hit Allendale, NJ-based Stryker’s Spine division with a Class I recall for the company’s OASYS Midline Occiput Plate. According to reports, Stryker learned that a post-operative fracture can occur in the pin that connects ...
Researchers from University Hospitals Case Medical Center have published findings that a new form of imaging -- PET/MRI -- is promising for several types of cancer. In an article titled "PET/MRI: Applications in Clinical Imaging," published in the September issue of Current Radiology Reports, the authors outline their initial clinical experience in diagnosing and staging cancer patients with this novel technology.
SecuraTrac has developed a new technology based on its award-winning mobile app, SecuraFone. Developed in conjunction with Vital Connect, SecuraFone Health can alert doctors, caregivers and family in real-time when an unexpected health event occurs.
Reversing inflammation in the fluid surrounding the brain’s cortex may provide a solution to the complex riddle of Parkinson’s, according to researchers who have found a link between pro-inflammatory biomarkers and the severity of symptoms such as fatigue, depression and anxiety in patients with the chronic disease.
St. Jude Medical, Inc., a global medical device company, today announced the CE Mark approval of its next-generation EnligHTN Renal Denervation System for treating patients with drug-resistant, uncontrolled hypertension. The system features an advanced generator that delivers simultaneous ablations via a multi-electrode catheter...
The future of biomedical innovation depends in part on a new trend for all players in biomedical innovation to work together for the common goal, say two MIT researchers. It's a long, expensive, risky road to turn a scientific breakthrough into a treatment that can help patients.