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Researchers Looking to Create New Bone Tissue Generation Technique

April 10, 2014 11:25 am | by UT Arlington | News | Comments

UT Arlington and Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital are investigating whether bone grown from the body’s own stem cells can replace traditional types of bone grafting. The process, which has been successful in previous lab experiments...

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Infographic: Making Counterfeit Obsolete with Social Media

April 10, 2014 11:16 am | by Trusted Global Buyers Network (TGBN) | News | Comments

Product obsolescence and end-of-life poses a serious problem for engineers and one that has contributed to a dramatic increase in counterfeiting. A part used by an engineer in their design today has, on average, three years before it is...

From the Drawing Board to the OR, Part I

April 10, 2014 11:02 am | by Lynn Manning, Science and Technology Writer | Ximedica | Articles | Comments

Robotic surgery has become a widely-accepted medical procedure over the past decade, offered by an increasing number of hospitals worldwide. The tele-manipulator and software of robotics restore intuitive movement control to the surgeon...

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Top-Paid Medicare Doctors Say They Have Reasons

April 10, 2014 10:51 am | by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Serdar Tumgoren, Associated Press | News | Comments

How is it that a few doctors take in millions of dollars from Medicare? Explanations for Wednesday's eye-popping numbers from Medicare's massive claims database ranged from straightforward to what the government considers suspicious, as...

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Photos of the Day: 3D Printing a Heart

April 10, 2014 10:37 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

So far, the University of Louisville team has printed human heart valves and small veins with cells, and they can construct some other parts with other methods, said Stuart Williams, a cell biologist leading the project. They have also... 

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Philips Handheld Blood Test Shows Further Promise in Clinical Setting

April 10, 2014 10:37 am | by Philips Electronics | News | Comments

Royal Philips has completed its first field study for its Minicare handheld cardiac Troponin-I (cTn-I) blood test, demonstrating the platform’s potential to produce lab-equivalent results with finger prick samples within minutes. The...

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Scientists Try 3D Printer to Build Human Heart

April 10, 2014 8:33 am | by Dylan Lovan - Associated Press | News | Comments

It may sound far-fetched, but scientists are attempting to build a human heart with a 3D printer. Ultimately, the goal is to create a new heart for a patient with their own cells that could be transplanted. It is an ambitious project to...

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Dallen Medical’s Compressyn Band Honored as Finalist for the MD+DI 2014 Medical Design Excellence Awards

April 10, 2014 8:31 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Dallen Medical, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Compressyn™ Band has been selected as a finalist in the Implant and Tissue-Replacement Products Category of the 17th Annual Medical Design Excellence Awards competition. Finalists were...

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Abbott Completes Enrollment of AbsorbT Randomized Clinical Trials in the U.S., Japan, and China

April 10, 2014 8:31 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Abbott has announced it has completed enrollment of three clinical trials to support approvals of the company's revolutionary AbsorbT Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffold (BVS) in the United States, Japan and China. Combined, the U.S., Japan and...

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Low-Wattage AC/DC Adapters

April 10, 2014 8:25 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Sunpower has announced its new GSM18/25/36 series of 18W, 25W and 36W high efficiency medical grade AC-DC power adapters. These extend the popular GSM40A/60A 40W and 60W low wattage series...

Battery System

April 10, 2014 8:21 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Anton/Bauer, a Vitec Group brand and premier provider of mobile power systems for the healthcare industry, will demonstrate its new Elora Battery System at AONE 2014. The innovative system is designed to dramatically transform battery management...

Integrated Encoder

April 10, 2014 8:20 am | by MDT Staff | Micromo | Product Releases | Comments

The new FAULHABER IEH2-4096 integrated encoder offers higher resolution, an expanded operating temperature range and improved speed control, especially in the low speed range. The new model lengthens the motor by just 1.4mm...

Ethernet Switches

April 10, 2014 8:20 am | by MDT Staff | Harting, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

HARTING’s two newest, fully managed Ethernet switches – the Ha-VIS mCon 3000 Next Generation – have been optimized for fast deployment in the harshest industrial environments to support today’s increasingly sophisticated network structures. These newest switches in the Ha-VIS mCon 3000 lineup...

2014 Biosensors and Analytics Conference

April 9, 2014 4:47 pm | by MDT Staff | Events

This conference will bring together experts to discuss the medicine of the future and the key enablers of new medical products. The integration of MEMS sensors will be accelerated by recently-developed infrastructure, such as wireless connectivity...

Class 100 Cleanroom Cabinet Oven

April 9, 2014 4:04 pm | by MDT Staff | Thegrieve Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

No. 869 is an electrically-heated 500ºF (~260ºC) Class 100 cleanroom cabinet oven from Grieve, currently used for curing medical rubber products at the customer’s facility.  Workspace dimensions of this oven measure 36”W x 36”D x 27”H.  15KW are installed...

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