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Bluetooth Bar Code Scanner, RFID Reader, Machine Vision Software

July 15, 2015 11:05 am | by Jadak Llc | Product Releases | Comments

JADAK, a manufacturer of machine vision, radio-frequency identification (RFID) and bar code scanning products for health care and life science industries, has developed three new technologies designed to help original equipment manufacturers...

A Personal Coach for Everyone

July 15, 2015 10:53 am | by Giuseppina Schiavone, Senior Scientist Health Data Sciences, imec/Holst Centre | Blogs | Comments

There are magazines stuffed full of them: tips for overcoming bad habits. However, the problem is that every one of us is different and so needs a different approach. In the future we could all have a virtual coach who will help us achieve...

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Stem Cells Might Provide Lasting Pain Relief

July 15, 2015 10:03 am | by Duke University | News | Comments

Chronic pain caused by the nerve damage of type 2 diabetes, surgical amputation, chemotherapy and other conditions is especially intractable because it resists painkilling medications. But in a study on mice, a Duke University team has shown...

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World-first Epilepsy Self-monitor App Launched

July 15, 2015 9:55 am | by University of Plymouth | News | Comments

A new self-monitoring app launched to support adults with epilepsy will help to 'fill the information gap' left by NHS funding cuts for GP epilepsy monitoring, according to specialist epilepsy charity SUDEP Action. The Epilepsy Self Monitor...

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Spray-on Respiratory Cells Help Repair Tissues

July 15, 2015 9:48 am | by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News | News | Comments

A new study showing the ability to apply a thin coating of viable respiratory epithelial cells to tissue engineered constructs using a commercially available spray device is especially promising for therapeutic approaches in development...

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Photos of the Day: Goodbye, Microscope?

July 15, 2015 9:16 am | by Tomas Kellner, GE Reports | News | Comments

Pathologists have traditionally used microscopes to study tissue samples and help doctors pick the right diagnosis and chart the course of recovery. For the patient, pathology can make a difference between radical surgery and a more benign treatment...

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Multifunction Gates

July 15, 2015 3:59 am | by Diodes | Product Releases | Comments

Four new multifunction gates from Diodes Incorporated feature user-customized logic configurations so that a single part can replace multiple devices. This product line expansion adds a new level of versatility to Diodes Incorporated’s...

Mouthguard Measures Spit to Keep You Hydrated

July 14, 2015 3:58 pm | by Sam Brusco, Associate Editor, @SamISureAm | Blogs | Comments

SMRT Mouth’s electrochemical transducer evaluates a combination of enzymes, antibodies, and nucleic acids in such a way (the specific science is yet undisclosed) to use them as markers of hydration. The data is then transmitted to local mobile...

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'Smart Implants' Dissolve After Healing

July 14, 2015 2:37 pm | by National Science Foundation | Videos | Comments

We all know that injuries happen and doctors sometimes have to use metal screws or plates to support broken bones while the bones heal. What if that implanted metal just disintegrated on its own after the injury heals? A team at the NSF Engineering...

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Worm Gear Screw Jacks

July 14, 2015 2:16 pm | by Nook Industries, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Nook Industries offers the ActionJac series worm gear screw jack product line. ActionJac models are ruggedly designed and produced in standard styles with load-handling capabilities from 1/4- to 100-ton and can be used individually...

96-135W ITE AC-DC Power Supplies

July 14, 2015 2:10 pm | by Power Sources Unlimited Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Power Sources Unlimited, Inc. announces the new PUP121/PUP136 Series of desktop AC-DC switching power supplies which provide 96–135 watts of continuous output power. They are enclosed in an ultra-slim 1″ case with...

Could Dissolvable Microneedles Replace Injected Vaccines?

July 14, 2015 1:48 pm | by Elsevier | News | Comments

Flu vaccines delivered using microneedles that dissolve in the skin can protect people against infection even better than the standard needle-delivered vaccine, according to new research published in Biomaterials. The authors of the study, from...

40W AC/DC Power Modules

July 14, 2015 12:38 pm | by Micropower Direct Llc | Product Releases | Comments

Available now from MicroPower Direct, the MPM-40Mx series is a family of compact 40W AC/DC power modules certified to EN 60601 3RD edition. They are ideal for applications requiring a combination of compact size...

South African Plug

July 14, 2015 12:28 pm | by Interpower Corporation | Interpower Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Interpower Group of Companies is pleased to announce it has expanded its cord set and power cord product lines with the preferred configuration of the SANS 164-2 South Africa plug. Two new power cords and three new cord...

'Smart Capsule' Is Potential New Drug-delivery Vehicle

July 14, 2015 11:34 am | by Emil Venere, Purdue University | News | Comments

A new "smart capsule" under development could deliver medications directly to the large intestines to target certain medical conditions. "Usually, when you take medication it is absorbed in the stomach and small intestine before making...

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