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GN ReSound Launches ReSound LiNX, a Revolutionary Hearing Aid

February 25, 2014 10:54 am | by Business Wire | Comments

ReSound LiNX launches in global markets today as a revolutionary hearing aid capable of streaming high-quality stereo sound from an iPhone, iPad and iPod touch without the need for an additional pendant-like device. Users can also customize...

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FDA Approval for First Catheter Ablation Therapy in the U.S. with Direct Contact Force Technology

February 25, 2014 10:46 am | by Business Wire | Comments

Biosense Webster, Inc., a worldwide leader in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, announced that it has received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its THERMOCOOL SMARTTOUCH Catheter... 

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Fast and Effective Mechanism to Combat One of the Most Aggressive Cancers

February 25, 2014 10:38 am | by American Friends of Tel Aviv University | Comments

Prof. Dan Peer of Tel Aviv University's Department of Cell Research and Immunology has proposed a new strategy to tackle an aggressive subtype of ovarian cancer using a new nanoscale drug-delivery system designed to target specific cancer...

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Photos of the Day: Brain Stimulating Glove

February 25, 2014 10:25 am | by RUBIN | Comments

Neuroscientists at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum have developed a glove that uses weak electrical pulses to stimulate the nerve fibers that connect the hands with the brain. If applied regularly, that kind of passive stimulation results in an...

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Stimulation Glove for Stroke Patients

February 25, 2014 10:21 am | by Ruhr-Universität Bochum | Comments

Improving the sense of touch and motor skills without active training – what sounds impossible, does actually work. Neuroscientists at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum have developed a glove that uses weak electrical pulses to stimulate the nerve...

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Diagnosing Group A Strep in Minutes with New Test

February 25, 2014 9:36 am | by PR Newswire | Comments

BD Diagnostics, a segment of BD, a leading global medical technology company, announced today that it received 510(k) clearance and Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Waiver from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

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Tissue-Penetrating Light Releases Chemotherapy Inside Cancer Cells

February 24, 2014 12:26 pm | by Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center | Comments

Researchers from the cancer nanotechnology and signal transduction and therapeutics programs of UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center (JCCC) have developed an innovative technique using light to carry chemotherapy safely to cancer cells...

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Photos of the Day: Solar-Powered Cancer Test

February 24, 2014 12:18 pm | by Scientific Reports | Comments

By harnessing the sun’s power and employing a smartphone application, medical technicians may now handily administer reliable assays for Kaposi’s sarcoma, which has produced significant morbidity and mortality rates among adults and children...

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Sun Powers Complex Cancer Test for Remote Regions

February 24, 2014 12:17 pm | by Blaine Friedlander, Cornell University | Comments

Cornell University and Weill Cornell Medical College researchers have remodeled an energy-intensive medical test – designed to detect a deadly skin cancer related to HIV infections – to create a quick diagnostic assay perfect for remote regions...

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Growth Seen in Respiratory Device Market

February 24, 2014 11:51 am | by Kalorama Information | Comments

The 47 billion-dollar worldwide respiratory device market continues to grow mainly due to the aging of the world population and increasing incidence of respiratory diseases, according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market research...

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Researchers Find That Going with the Flow Makes Bacteria Stick

February 24, 2014 11:17 am | by David Chandler, MIT News Office | Comments

In a surprising new finding, researchers have discovered that bacterial movement is impeded in flowing water, enhancing the likelihood that the microbes will attach to surfaces. The new work could have implications for the study of marine...

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Scientists Transform Skin Cells into Functioning Liver Cells

February 24, 2014 10:56 am | by Gladstone Institutes | Comments

The power of regenerative medicine now allows scientists to transform skin cells into cells that closely resemble heart cells, pancreas cells and even neurons. However, a method to generate cells that are fully mature—a crucial prerequisite...

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Medical Researchers Use Light to Quickly and Easily Measure Blood’s Clotting Properties

February 24, 2014 10:48 am | by The Optical Society | Comments

Defective blood coagulation is one of the leading causes of preventable death in patients who have suffered trauma or undergone surgery. The body’s natural defense against severe blood loss is the clotting process, in which platelets, plasma...

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New Biological Scaffold Home, Sweet Home, for Stem Cells

February 24, 2014 10:38 am | by Marcia Goodrich, Michigan Technological University | Comments

Our cells don’t live in a vacuum. They are surrounded by a complex, nurturing matrix that is essential for many biological functions, including growth and healing. In all multicellular organisms, including people, cells make their own...  

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Microparticles Show Molecules Their Way

February 24, 2014 10:21 am | by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology | Comments

A team of researchers of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and the University of Michigan/USA has produced novel microparticles, whose surface consists of three chemically different segments. These segments can be provided with different...

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