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Biomedical Applications of Shape-Memory Polymers: How Practically Useful Are They?

April 17, 2014 10:52 am | by Science China Press | Comments

Polymers that exhibit shape-memory effect (SME) are an important class of materials in medicine, especially for minimally invasive deployment of devices. Professor Subbu Venkatraman and his group from School of Materials Science and...  

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ResolutionMD First to Receive CFDA Certification for Web and Mobile Diagnosis in China

April 17, 2014 8:35 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Calgary Scientific Inc., a company known for creating transformative technology for the medical industry and beyond, announced today that ResolutionMD is first to receive certification from the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) for...

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TauTona Group Sells Aline HA to Allergan

April 17, 2014 8:34 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

TauTona Group, a medical device incubator and investment fund focused on the rapid development of innovative medical products, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Aline Aesthetics has completed the sale of its Aline hyaluronic...

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New Reimbursement Guidelines as a Result of the Affordable Care Act Will Spur Expansion in the U.S. Patient Monitoring Device Market

April 16, 2014 4:31 pm | by PR Newswire | Comments

Decision Resources Group finds that the United States patient monitoring device market will expand modestly through 2022, benefiting from a number of changes implemented as a result of the Affordable Care Act. More specifically, changing...

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X-ray Detector on Plastic Delivers Medical Imaging Performance

April 16, 2014 3:43 pm | by imec | Imec | Comments

Researchers from Holst Centre and imec have demonstrated the first ever X-ray detector produced on a plastic substrate that is capable of medical-grade performance. The proof-of-concept device delivers high-resolution, dynamic images at 25...

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Medical Device Manufacturer Achieves ISO-13485:2003 Registration

April 16, 2014 3:31 pm | by ATL | Comments

ATL, a leading medical device converter and manufacturer, has been registered to ISO-13485:2003. The standard, which specifies requirements for a quality management system directly related to medical device manufacturing, was a natural next step...

New Tech Could Lead to Night Vision Contact Lenses

April 16, 2014 2:28 pm | by Kate McAlpine, University of Michigan | Comments

An ultrathin light detector that can sense wavelengths our eyes can't see has the potential to put heat vision technology into a contact lens, its University of Michigan developers say. Heat or thermal vision, one variety of night vision...

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Smartphone Apps Remind Patients to Take Their Meds

April 16, 2014 2:13 pm | by Linda A. Johnson, AP Business Writer | Comments

Medicine only helps if you take it properly. And adhering to an exact schedule of what to take, and when, can be challenging for patients who are forgetful or need to take several medications. Doctors warn about the consequences and urge...

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The Key to Easy Asthma Diagnosis Is in the Blood

April 16, 2014 2:10 pm | by University of Wisconsin-Madison | Comments

Using just a single drop of blood, a team of University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers has developed a faster, cheaper and more accurate tool for diagnosing even mild cases of asthma. This handheld technology — which takes advantage of a...

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Medline Acquires Key Spine Surgery Technology from Amendia

April 16, 2014 11:35 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

To help meet the healthcare industry’s growing demand for comprehensive solutions for cervical spine procedures, Medline Industries, Inc. today announced it has acquired the anterior cervical fusion distraction pin business from Amendia, a...

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Potential Use of Google Glass in Surgical Settings

April 16, 2014 11:23 am | by Elsevier | Comments

An article recently published in the International Journal of Surgery shows the potential applications for Google Glass in the surgical setting, particularly in relation to training. Personal portable information technology is advancing...

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GS1 Healthcare Releases UDI Implementation Guideline

April 16, 2014 11:17 am | by GS1 Healthcare | Comments

GS1 Healthcare US has published an implementation guideline for using GS1 Standards to address the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s new regulation for Unique Device Identification (UDI). The guideline, titled “Using the GS1 System for FDA..

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iPad App to Help Children Affected by Non-verbal Autism

April 16, 2014 11:08 am | by Purdue University | Comments

SPEAKall!, an iPad application developed at Purdue University that facilitates communication and language development for children and families affected by severe, non-verbal autism, has been adopted for use at speech and language clinics...

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Photos of the Day: Commercializing 3D Printed Organs

April 16, 2014 10:56 am | by University of Oxford | Comments

A University of Oxford spin-out, OxSyBio, will develop 3D printing techniques to produce tissue-like synthetic materials for wound healing and drug delivery. In the longer term the company aims to print synthetic tissues for organ repair...

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University Spin-Out Aims to 3D Print Synthetic Tissues, Organs

April 16, 2014 10:53 am | by University of Oxford | Comments

A University of Oxford spin-out, OxSyBio, will develop 3D printing techniques to produce tissue-like synthetic materials for wound healing and drug delivery. In the longer term the company aims to print synthetic tissues for organ repair...

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