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Photos of the Day: Smart Fabric Measures All Aspects of Physicality

January 28, 2015 | Comments

According to one innovator, smart fabric is posed to become the future of clothing everywhere. Keith McMillen has been a leader in the music technology industry for almost 30 years; however, his new goal is to integrate smart technology into everyday...

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Tricking Cells with Soap Bubbles to Deliver Drugs

January 28, 2015 3:02 pm | Comments

When University of Maryland Professors Philip DeShong and Daniel Stein began tagging soap bubbles with biomolecules, they had no idea this technology would one day be poised to change the way drugs and vaccines fight against bacteria...    

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Custom Tailoring Robotic Exoskeletons that Fit to Perfection

January 28, 2015 2:01 pm | Comments

It wasn't too long ago that the idea of a wearable robot that would lend its user increased mobility and strength seemed like the stuff of science fiction; indeed, films like Aliens and Iron Man, which featured characters wearing powered...

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Preservation Method Doubles Life of Donor Tissue

January 28, 2015 1:56 pm | Comments

Currently, doctors have to throw away more than 80 percent of donated tissue used for joint replacements because the tissue does not survive long enough to be transplanted. Now, following a recent study, University of Missouri School of... 

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Pacemakers with Internet Connection May Arrive Soon

January 28, 2015 11:18 am | Comments

The healthcare sector is not escaping from the revolution in information and communications technologies. Thanks to the latest advances in microelectronics and communications technologies, it is not difficult to imagine a future with medical...

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Improving Reliability of Automated External Defibrillators

January 28, 2015 11:05 am | Comments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that it will strengthen its review of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to help improve the quality and reliability of these devices. The FDA issued a final order that will require...

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Model for Cardiothoracic Surgeons Simulates Surgical Bleeding

January 28, 2015 10:55 am | Comments

A new surgical training model that simulates patient bleeding is providing cardiothoracic surgery residents with “real-life” experience without compromising patient safety, according to an abstract released today at the 51st Annual Meeting of The...

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Targeted Fusion-Guided Biopsy Enhances Prostate Cancer Detection

January 28, 2015 10:47 am | Comments

Targeted biopsy using new fusion technology that combines magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with ultrasound is more effective than standard biopsy in detecting high-risk prostate cancer, according to a large-scale study published today in...

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Agilent Technologies Microarray Scanner Approved in China

January 28, 2015 10:26 am | Comments

Agilent Technologies Inc. today announced that the China Food and Drug Administration has approved the company’s SureScan Dx microarray scanner as a medical device for in vitro diagnostic use.“Bringing microarray scanning...

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First Patients Enrolled in Pivotal Study for Nerve Block Technology

January 28, 2015 10:17 am | Comments

Neuros Medical, Inc., a medical device company, announced it has enrolled the first patients in its pivotal clinical trial to evaluate the Company’s patented Altius System High Frequency Nerve Block technology for the management...

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Developing Transplantable Corneal Stem Cells

January 28, 2015 9:28 am | Comments

Researchers in the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine Institute have devised a novel way to generate transplantable corneal stem cells that may eventually benefit patients suffering from life-altering forms of blindness...

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Investigational Emphysema Device Shuts Off Diseased Section of Lung

January 28, 2015 9:23 am | Comments

The University of Louisville has launched a research trial to study an investigational medical device designed to aid patients with emphysema by shutting off the diseased part of the lung. UofL is the only site in Kentucky among 14 nationwide...

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Low-Frequency Deep Brain Stimulation Improves Parkinson’s Symptoms

January 28, 2015 9:17 am | Comments

Parkinson’s disease patients treated with low-frequency deep brain stimulation show significant improvements in swallowing dysfunction and freezing of gait over typical high-frequency treatment. The study, published in Neurology on Jan 27...

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Micromotors Powered by Stomach Acid

January 27, 2015 3:22 pm | Comments

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have shown that a micromotor fueled by stomach acid can take a bubble-powered ride inside a mouse. These tiny motors, each about one-fifth the width of a human hair, may someday offer a safer...

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Detecting Ebola with Infrared Light

January 27, 2015 2:30 pm | Comments

The Caregiver thermometer was developed by Sanomedics with “TouchFree” – infrared – technology. Since it received FDA certification and became available for purchase in 2012, it has gone around the world to airports that see traffic from...

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3D Printed Tissue for Treacheal Reconstruction

January 27, 2015 11:51 am | Comments

Three-dimensional (3D) printing can effectively create a biodegradable tracheal segment containing a patient’s own cells for use in complex tracheal reconstruction, according to a proof of concept study abstract released today at the 51st Annual...

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