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MedTech Memoirs: Artificial Limbs

April 22, 2015 2:55 pm | by Sam Brusco, Associate Editor, @SamISureAm | Blogs | Comments

Believe it or not, the earliest recorded use of an artificial limb dates back to the book of Vedas from Sanksrit, India, believed to have been written between 3,500 and 1,800 B.C. It describes Queen Vishpla, an Indian warrior queen, who...

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Automatic Film Splicer

April 22, 2015 1:41 pm | by Butler Automatic | Product Releases | Comments

Butler Automatic, the inventor of automatic splicing solutions, announces its new SP3HSL Series Automatic Film Splicer. The SP3HSL Series Automatic Film Splicer, an automatic web splicing system for printed sleeve films, will increase line efficiency in...

Immunity Testing System

April 22, 2015 12:02 pm | by Teseq | Product Releases | Comments

Teseq now offers a testing system that meets the new requirements for immunity testing to low frequency disturbances in the frequency range of 15 Hz to 150 kHz. The NSG 4060 complies with current testing standards including EN 61326-3-1, IEC 61850-3...

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Glucose Dehydrogenase

April 22, 2015 11:48 am | by BBI Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

BBI Solutions demonstrates its commitment to biosensor market with the launch of a new grade of FAD-GDH BBI Solutions (BBI) has announced the launch of a next generation FAD-dependent Glucose Dehydrogenase (FAD-GDH) for blood glucose monitoring. For people with...

Anesthesia Workstations: Is Monitoring Affecting Product Choice?

April 22, 2015 11:16 am | by Jessica Edge, Analyst, Clinical Care Devices, IHS Medical Technology | Blogs | Comments

The market for anesthesia devices is largely divided into stand-alone anesthesia machines and anesthesia workstations (those sold with a patient monitor of the same brand). Stand-alone anesthesia machines leave the manufacturer without a patient...

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World-First: MRI Used to Study Infant Pain

April 22, 2015 11:10 am | by Oxford University | News | Comments

The brains of babies 'light up' in a very similar way to adults when exposed to the same painful stimulus, a pioneering Oxford University brain scanning study has discovered. It suggests that babies experience pain much like adults. The study...

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How War Veterans Quietly Manage Tinnitus

April 22, 2015 11:00 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Tinnitus, a debilitating "ringing in the ears", has become the No. 1 service- connected disability among veterans, surpassing post-traumatic stress disorder. Because military personnel are exposed to aircraft, loud equipment, and explosive noises...

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Using Smartphones to Avoid Spatial Disorientation of Elderly

April 22, 2015 10:46 am | by Universidad Politécnica de Madrid | News | Comments

Researchers from UPM have used technologies of the network operators to locate and send alerts when an old person with mild cognitive impairment suffers from episodes of disorientation. Biomedical Engineering and Telemedicine group of...

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A More Effective Way to Create Motor Neurons

April 22, 2015 10:41 am | by University of California - Los Angeles | News | Comments

Research on treating neurodegenerative diseases like amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, and spinal muscular atrophy has long been hindered by the difficulty of producing the different kinds of motor neurons needed to...

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LVDT Sensors

April 22, 2015 10:39 am | by Hoffmann+Krippner Inc. | Hoffmann+Krippner Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Hoffmann – Krippner Inc. now offers a wide range of LVDT sensors from its German partner company INELTA for contactless and wear-free path and position detection. The LVDT sensors operate on the principle of the differential transformer...

Transportable MRI Speeds Up Stroke Patients' Diagnosis and Treatment

April 22, 2015 10:37 am | by Victoria University of Wellington | News | Comments

Named the ‘MRI Ambulance’, the design places a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanner within a refrigerated shipping container which can be transported on the back of a flatbed truck. “Unlike mobile MRIs, the MRI Ambulance is designed...

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Multitasking Turning Center

April 22, 2015 10:20 am | by Methods Machine Tools, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Methods Machine Tools Inc. offers the Nakamura-Tome AS-200LMY-S sub spindle machine, a High Performance Multitasking Turning Center designed for exceptional value and power. The new AS-200LMY-S offers an upgraded long bed with sub spindle. The machine is...

Photos of the Day: Video Game Helps Diagnose Tuberculosis

April 22, 2015 10:03 am | by Universidad Politécnica de Madrid | News | Comments

Every week, people around the world play over 3 billion hours of videogames. What if, instead of shooting aliens or stealing cars, playing these games helped diagnose diseases? This opportunity is the foundation of TuberSpot, an online game that...

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Home-Based Treatment of Autism

April 22, 2015 9:50 am | by CORDIS | News | Comments

Much can still be done to improve autism treatment besides finding a cure. The MICHELANGELO project, which ended in March, has developed a set of technologies for personalized, home-based behavior monitoring and treatment of patients. For...

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1W DC-DC Converters

April 22, 2015 9:38 am | by XP Power | XP Power | Product Releases | Comments

XP Power announces three SIP packaged 1 Watt DC-DC converters with both single and dual output models. Aimed at applications requiring a high performance DC-DC converter, the products feature industry standard pinouts and offer an increased efficiency, higher isolation...

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