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Soft Core, Hard Shell: The Latest in Nanotechnology

June 24, 2015 9:28 am | by Helmholtz Zentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health | News | Comments

Nanoparticles are the smallest particles capable of reaching virtually all parts of the body. Researchers use various approaches to test ways in which nanoparticles could be used in medicine - for instance, to deliver substances to a specific site...

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Australian-First for Reconstructive Surgery Uses a 3D Printed Jaw Implant

June 24, 2015 8:51 am | by University of Melbourne | News | Comments

In an Australian-first surgical procedure, engineers from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Melbourne along with Epworth Freemasons’ Oral & Maxillofacial surgeon George Dimitroulis, have corrected a young man’s...

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ATX PC Power Supply

June 23, 2015 6:14 pm | by Tumbler Technologies + TRUMPower | Tumbler Technologies + TRUMPower | Product Releases | Comments

TRUMPower announces the medically approved 500W TMPC-500H, passing rigorous testing for compatibility with the Haswell processor platform. Compared to the prior generation Ivy Bridge platform, the...

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Cadaver Labs for Medical Device Testing and Bioskills Training

June 23, 2015 5:42 pm | by Surpass, Inc. | Surpass, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Surpass has more than twelve years of experience conducting cadaver labs for 1) physician and clinical bioskills training, and 2) product development testing of medical devices. Our research team can help...

Large Internal Mix Spray Nozzles

June 23, 2015 4:55 pm | by Exair Corporation | Exair Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

EXAIR's new 1/2 NPT internal mix atomizing spray nozzles atomize fluids in a range of spray patterns and liquid volumes for a variety of uses. They combine liquid and compressed air inside of the air cap to...

One-Stop Shopping for an Extrusion Supplier

June 23, 2015 3:44 pm | by Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief, @SeanFenske | Zeus | Blogs | Comments

Every day, we work with engineers where science is paired with supplier innovation to advance the performance of medical procedures and there, in turn, improve clinical outcomes. We see this most dramatically with bioabsorbable tubing, which is...

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Nanometric Sensor Can Help Diagnose Multiple Sclerosis

June 23, 2015 3:32 pm | by Agência FAPESP | News | Comments

The early diagnosis of certain types of cancer, as well as nervous system diseases such as multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica, may soon be facilitated by the use of a nanometric sensor capable of identifying biomarkers of these pathological...

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There Are So Many Wearables, Better Make Sure They're Safe!

June 23, 2015 2:15 pm | by Sam Brusco, Associate Editor, @SamISureAm | Blogs | Comments

Many safety risks common to electronic products can be heightened when devices have such close, direct, and extended duration contact with the human body. Physical safety concerns related to wearable devices include electric shock, acoustic sound pressure...

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New Tech Could Find Tiny RNA Cancer Beacons in Blood

June 23, 2015 1:13 pm | by University of Michigan | News | Comments

Cancerous tumors cast off tiny telltale genetic molecules known as microRNAs and Univ. of Michigan researchers have come up with an efficient way to detect them in blood. The researchers say their approach could open the door to a single...

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Fewer Than 1 in 10 Older Heart Patients Get Life-Saving Defibrillators

June 23, 2015 12:24 pm | by Duke Medicine News and Communications | News | Comments

Heart attack patients age 65 and older who have reduced heart function might still benefit from implanted defibrillators, according to a Duke Medicine study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. But fewer than 1 in 10 eligible...

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Disabled Pilot a Robot Remotely With Their Thoughts

June 23, 2015 11:40 am | by Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne | News | Comments

A team of researchers at the Defitech Foundation Chair in Brain-Machine Interface (CNBI), headed by José del R. Millán, has however been working on a revolutionary brain-machine approach in order to restore a sense of independence to the disabled...

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3 Ways to Determine Your Idea’s Market Potential

June 23, 2015 10:26 am | by Robert Grajewski, President, Edison Nation Medical | Blogs | Comments

If you think your idea is immune to market constraints, think again. The fact is, most patents fail to turn a profit — and it will happen to yours too if you don’t look into whether or not it is fiscally viable. So somewhere between scribbling your...

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Breath Test Diagnoses Esophageal and Gastric Cancer in Minutes

June 23, 2015 10:01 am | by Imperial College London | News | Comments

Researchers have devised a breath test that can help doctors diagnose the early signs of esophageal and gastric cancer in minutes. The test has produced encouraging results in a clinical study, and will now be tested in a larger trial involving...

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Biosensor Gives Blood Test Results in Minutes

June 23, 2015 9:47 am | by Rebecca Rudolph, Editor, Surgical Products | Articles | Comments

Of the patients told to get a blood test, about 30-40 percent of them don’t. Then, of the patients who do get a blood test done, up to 60 percent of the time the patient never hears the results, reported Steve Lufkin, CEO of vantix DIAGNOSTICS...

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Smart Insulin Patch Could Replace Painful Diabetes Injections

June 23, 2015 9:33 am | by University of North Carolina Health Care | News | Comments

Painful insulin injections could become a thing of the past for the millions of Americans who suffer from diabetes, thanks to a new invention from researchers at the University of North Carolina and NC State, who have created the first "smart...

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