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Medtronic-Covidien Transaction Gains Key Clearances

December 1, 2014 9:17 am | by Medtronic | Comments

Medtronic, Inc. and Covidien plc have announced the receipt of U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) clearance of Medtronic's proposed acquisition of Covidien. "This regulatory clearance represents an important milestone in bringing our companies...

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Non-Invasive Device Helps in Diagnosis of Coronary Artery Disease

December 1, 2014 9:07 am | by FDA | Comments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today allowed marketing of the HeartFlow FFR-CT software, which permits health care professionals to non-invasively evaluate blood flow in the coronary arteries of patients showing signs and symptoms of coronary...

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Medical Device in Urinals Detects Dehydration

December 1, 2014 8:50 am | by Emily Charrison, Flinders University | Comments

Dehydration can be a serious health issue for Australia’s mining industry, but a new product to be developed with input from Flinders University’s Medical Device Partnering Program (MDPP) is set to more effectively help mine managers implement their...

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Medical Start-Up Set to Revolutionize Vascular Surgery

November 26, 2014 1:47 pm | by ProMedica | Comments

ProMedica has invested in an early stage medical device company that is developing and commercializing innovative and cost-effective devices for treating common vascular diseases such as peripheral artery disease. Jobst Vascular Surgeon John Pigott...

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First Surgeries with MySpine Performed

November 26, 2014 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Medacta USA announced the completion of the first successful surgeries in the United States utilizing MySpine Patient-Matched Technology. MySpine utilizes Medacta’s proven 3D-reconstruction and rapid 3D-printing technologies to produce customized patient...

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Novel System Measures Physicians' Fatigue Level through Eye Movement

November 26, 2014 1:22 pm | by University of Granada | Comments

An international team of scientists which includes researchers from the U. of Granada has demonstrated for the first time that it is possible to establish in an objective way the level of fatigue in physicians after long shifts through their eye movement...

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New Technique for Monitoring Physical Activity of Hemophilia Patients

November 26, 2014 1:13 pm | by Universitat de València | Comments

The research group Intelligent Data Analysis Laboratory from the School of Engineering Universitat de València and a team of scientists at the Faculty of Physiotherapy led by Professor Felipe Querol have set up an innovative project for monitoring...

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Touch Sensor Technology Revolutionizes Patient Care

November 26, 2014 12:31 pm | by Zytronic | Comments

Touchscreen manufacturer Zytronic’s large format, highly robust projected capacitive products have been specified for another innovative application - this time within the medical sector. Through its Benelux based distribution partner Telerex, the company...

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New Method for Producing Nanoporous Metals

November 26, 2014 12:19 pm | by DOE/Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory | Comments

Nanoporous metals -- foam-like materials that have some degree of air vacuum in their structure -- have a wide range of applications because of their superior qualities. They posses a high surface area for better electron transfer, which can lead to...

First FDA-Approved Stool DNA Screening Test Gains Support

November 26, 2014 12:14 pm | by Exact Sciences Corp. | Comments

Exact Sciences Corp. announced that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued its final payment decision regarding Cologuard and will reimburse it at $502 per test. Cologuard is the first and only FDA-approved noninvasive stool...

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Army Researchers Win $500K in Head Health Challenge

November 26, 2014 12:08 pm | by Joyce P. Brayboy, U.S. Army Research Laboratory | Comments

Army Soldier-protection experts at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory have received a $500,000 grant from the NFL, Under Armour and GE's Head Health Challenge II initiative that will assist its research to protect against brain injury ... 

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New Breakthrough in Flexible Electronics

November 26, 2014 11:06 am | by The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) | Comments

Flexible electronics have been touted as the next generation in electronics in various areas, ranging from consumer electronics to bio-integrated medical devices. In spite of their merits, insufficient performance of organic materials arising from inherent...

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Brain-Computer Interface Devices to Bring Us into the Future

November 26, 2014 10:48 am | by AAMI | Comments

Addressing regulators, members of industry, and other stakeholders, Jennifer French delivered a powerful message about those requiring brain–computer interface (BCI) devices to treat paralysis and other neurological conditions: “We are not patients..."

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Robots Join the Healthcare Team

November 26, 2014 10:07 am | by Georgia Tech | Comments

Ten years ago, Evans suffered a stroke that left him with limited mobility. Over the past two years, he’s been working with Kemp, an associate professor in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University...

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Demand for Orthopedic Braces Remains Steady

November 25, 2014 5:26 pm | by GlobalData | Comments

With only 10.5% of US patients with osteoarthritis of the knee opting for surgery in 2013, a percentage that has not increased in 10 years, medical device manufacturers are working to meet the clear demand for solutions that delay unwanted surgery...

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