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Doak Table Surgical Bed to Help Military on the Battlefield

October 22, 2014 11:51 am | by Georgia Tech | News | Comments

Atlanta startup signed seven-figure contract for surgical beds The Doak Table was created in a Baltimore garage in 2006 by a tinkering retiree equally at home in a boardroom or a machine shop. Today, the portable field surgical table has been tested and used worldwide...

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The Global Explosion of M2M Connections

October 22, 2014 10:52 am | by ECN Staff | Events

New research from Berg Insight states that the global number of mobile network connections used for wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) communication will increase by...

'EyeCane' Assists the Blind in Navigating

October 22, 2014 10:41 am | by IOS Press | News | Comments

White Canes provide low-tech assistance to the visually impaired, but some blind people object to their use because they are cumbersome, fail to detect elevated obstacles, or require long training periods to master. Electronic travel aids have the potential to improve navigation for the blind...

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Breathalyzer Detects Dangerous Vapors

October 22, 2014 10:25 am | by University of Texas at Arlington | News | Comments

A University of Texas at Arlington researcher has received a three-year, $400,369 National Science Foundation grant to build a handheld device that could analyze a person's breath to reveal whether certain dangerous gasses are present that need more immediate medical attention...

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Improving Cancer Treatment with 'Designer' Nanodevice

October 22, 2014 10:12 am | by University of Lincoln | News | Comments

Cancer diagnostics and treatment options could be drastically improved with the creation of a "designer" nanodevice being developed by researchers from the UK, Italy, the US and Argentina. The diagnostic "nanodecoder," which will consist of self-assembled DNA...

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AV Display Mount

October 22, 2014 10:10 am | by MDT Staff | Southco, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Southco, Inc., a global leader in engineered access solutions, has expanded its AV Display Mount offering with three new models that provide enhanced functionality and design flexibility. The AV-D32 Series includes a next generation Tilt and Swivel Mount (K Series), a Tilt, Swivel and Single Swing Arm (A Series), and a Tilt, Swivel and Dual Swing Arm (A Series) designed with Southco integrated...

Detecting Knee Osteoarthritis with Sound Waves

October 22, 2014 10:03 am | by Lancaster University | News | Comments

The UK is leading this new field of health research based on listening to the sounds emitted by the body. Microphones are attached to the knees of patients, and the high frequency sound waves emanating from their knees are measured as they stand up...

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Dental Procedure Can Treat Osteoporosis and Bone Cancer

October 22, 2014 9:58 am | by Asociación RUVID | News | Comments

The Journal of Dental Research recently published a paper directed by Salvatore Sauro, Professor at University CEU Cardenal Herrera in Spain, in collaboration with international researchers from Finland, Brazil, United States and United Kingdom. The research report has demonstrated how the use of zoledronic acid...

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Taking 'Charge' of Your Mood

October 22, 2014 9:51 am | by Sam Brusco, Editorial Intern | Blogs | Comments

As we go about our daily activities, we’re at the mercy of whatever mood we’re in. That’s all well and good when in a favorable mood, as productivity peaks, any obligation becomes more enjoyable, and whistling or singing accompanies your work...

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Thermosponges Soak up Proteins for Drug Delivery

October 22, 2014 9:41 am | by Brigham and Women's Hospital | News | Comments

A research team led by Brigham and Women's Hospital has developed and tested a novel nanoparticle platform that efficiently delivers clinically important proteins in vivo in initial proof-of-concept tests. Nanoparticles, which are particles measuring nanometers...

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Bonding Can Present a Sticky Situation

October 22, 2014 8:30 am | by Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief | Applied Silicone Corporation | Articles | Comments

Adhesives in the medical device space refer to a variety of different types of technologies. While they all involve the bonding of two substrates, the actual applications vary greatly. With medical device adhesives, bonding can be achieved...

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Smart Batteries for Various Applications

October 22, 2014 8:30 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

New from Accutronics, the CMX series launch brings together high voltage, high power and smart battery functionality in a package that exceeds the strict regulatory requirements for batteries used in medical devices," said Rob Phillips, managing director of Accutronics...

CLM Machine for Conservation and Maximization of Resources

October 22, 2014 8:30 am | by Walter Zic, Chief Operating Officer, EDM Department Inc. | EDM Department | Blogs | Comments

I believe the solution to cutting costs in the development of medical devices lies within the technology of CLM (closed loop manufacturing). Traditional measurement procedures can be both elaborate and error-prone as they necessitate constant...

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1080P HD Microscopy Camera

October 22, 2014 8:30 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

ACCU-SCOPE Inc and UNITRON Ltd are pleased to announce the new, full-featured Excelis HD digital microscopy camera offering fast 60fps video preview with color fidelity, built-in mouse control software for HDMI viewing without a computer, and on-board image...

Extremely High-Resolution Magnetic Resonance Imaging

October 21, 2014 3:45 pm | by Fabio Bergamin, ETH Zurich | News | Comments

Conventional magnetic resonance imaging, well-known from its use in hospitals, can typically resolve details of up to one tenth of a millimeter, for example in cross-sectional images of the human body. Together with colleagues at the ...

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