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Brain Chip Helps Quadriplegics Move Robotic Arms with Their Thoughts

May 30, 2012 11:35 am | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

It's the first study to show that brain chips can assist paralyzed people to perform complex real-world tasks.

Brain Scan for Alzheimer's

May 30, 2012 11:35 am | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A recently approved plaque-tracking dye can improve doctors' ability to identify Alzheimer's.

Pill Could Reverse Effects of a Stroke Long After It Hits

May 30, 2012 11:35 am | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

One pharmaceutical company aims to lengthen a stroke's drug-treatable period from hours to months.

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Manipulating Materials for Orthopedic Implants

May 30, 2012 6:20 am | by Walter W. Heitmann | Articles | Comments

The use of today’s advanced materials can be advantageous for orthopedic implants and instruments as they can offer a variety of benefits. However, they can also create challenges for developers concerned with getting the exact tolerances needed. Machining these materials to achieve the desired results is a service best outsourced to a solutions partner who is an expert with a given material.

Transdermal Specialties to Unveil Breakthrough Insulin Patch Technology at the American Diabetes Association's 72nd Scientific Session

May 30, 2012 6:03 am | News | Comments

Transdermal Specialties Inc., a pioneer in painless, injection-free ultrasonic transdermal drug-delivery systems for the pharmaceutical industry, will unveil its breakthrough Insulin Patch Technology at the American Diabetes Association's 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting...

ViewRay Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for MRI-Guided Radiation Therapy System

May 30, 2012 5:58 am | News | Comments

ViewRay™ Incorporated, a privately held medical device company, has received U.S. FDA 510(k) premarket notification clearance for its MRI-guided radiation therapy system. The ViewRay system features a unique combination of radiotherapy delivery and simultaneous...

Symmetry Surgical Completes Distribution Agreement With Device Technologies to Drive Expansion in Australia and New Zealand

May 30, 2012 5:47 am | News | Comments

Symmetry Medical Inc., a leading global source of innovative medical device solutions, including surgical instruments, orthopedic implants, and sterilization cases and trays, announced today that its subsidiary Symmetry Surgical, Inc. has completed a distribution agreement...

First Company to Provide Controlled Tension Relief on Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Device

May 30, 2012 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

First Company to Provide Controlled Tension Relief on Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Device--Spiracur Inc., the developer of disposable, non-powered negative pressure wound therapy...

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Teva’s Adderall 30 mg Tablets: Counterfeit Product - Contains Wrong Active Ingredients

May 30, 2012 4:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The counterfeit versions of Adderall should be considered as unsafe, ineffective and potentially harmful.

Mini-sensor Measures Magnetic Field of the Brain

May 29, 2012 9:14 am | News | Comments

In future a new magnetic sensor the size of a sugar cube might simplify the measurement of brain activity. In the magnetically shielded room of Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) the sensor has passed an important technical test: Spontaneous as well as stimulated...

STeleR study: Telerehab improves functioning after stroke

May 29, 2012 9:12 am | News | Comments

Researchers led by Regenstrief Institute investigator Neale Chumbler, Ph.D., a research scientist with the Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence-Based Practice at the Richard Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis, have developed STeleR...

Researchers Restore Neuron Function to Brains Damaged by Huntington's Disease

May 29, 2012 9:10 am | News | Comments

Researchers from South Korea, Sweden, and the United States have collaborated on a project to restore neuron function to parts of the brain damaged by Huntington’s disease (HD) by successfully transplanting HD-induced pluripotent stem cells into animal models.

Capsule Selected for Medical Device Connectivity by Over 190 MEDITECH Hospitals

May 29, 2012 9:08 am | News | Comments

Capsule Tech, Inc., the leading provider of medical device connectivity, today announced that its proven solution has been chosen by more than 190 hospitals using the MEDITECH electronic health record (EHR) platform. Capsule will be showcasing its medical device...

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V Maxx RX: Recall - Undeclared Drug Ingredient

May 29, 2012 4:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Undeclared active ingredient may interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs (such as nitroglycerin) and lower blood pressure to dangerous levels.

UDI Rule Could See Light of Day Soon, OMB Sign-Off Expected, FDAer Says

May 25, 2012 2:30 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) could release the FDA’s proposed rule on a unique device identification (UDI) system “any day now,” an agency official says, ending a nearly year-long delay in finalizing the much-anticipated safety mechanism.

Final Senate MDUFA Package Omits Device Tax Repeal

May 25, 2012 2:30 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The Senate voted 96-1 on Thursday to approve an omnibus FDA user fee bill, but earlier in the week rejected including an industry-backed amendment to repeal the upcoming medical device excise tax.

Baxa Corporation Abacus Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) Calculation Software: Class I Recall - Potential Dosing Errors

May 25, 2012 11:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Problems associated with mix-ups related to salt-based or ion-based ordering of electrolytes.

FDA Safety Communication: Dialysate Concentrates and Alkali Dosing Errors with Hemodialysis

May 25, 2012 6:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The FDA received a complaint describing alkali dosing errors that occurred during hemodialysis using dialysate concentrates containing acetic acid and acetate. When metabolized, these potential sources of alkali can contribute to elevated bicarbonate...

Dialysate Concentrates Used in Hemodialysis: Safety Communication - Alkali Dosing Errors

May 25, 2012 6:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Risk of elevated bicarbonate levels in patients undergoing hemodialysis, which can contribute to metabolic alkalosis, a significant risk factor associated with cardiopulmonary arrest, low blood pressure, hypokalemia, hypoxemia, hypercapnia, and cardiac arrhythmia.

Franck’s Compounding Pharmacy Sterile Preparations: Reports of Fungal Endophthalmitis, Expanded Recall

May 24, 2012 6:31 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Recall of all products sold by Franck's since November 2011 due to the possibility of lack of sterility.

Eykona 3D Wound Imaging - Built with Qt Commercial

May 23, 2012 3:44 pm | by qtcommercial | Videos | Comments

This innovative handheld 3D imaging system for use in medical applications was developed with the support of Digia, Qt Commercial. The Eykona Wound Measurement System, created by Eykona Technologies, provides clinicians with an objective and repeatable measure of the volume of wounds,...

Hospira Carpuject Pre-filled Cartridges - Drug Alert: Products May Contain More Than the Intended Fill Volume

May 23, 2012 5:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Healthcare professionals should visually inspect and confirm that the cartridge contains the labeled fill volume before dispensing and again before administering to patients.

Features Include Online Ordering for Nearly 900 IVD Products

May 22, 2012 4:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Features Include Online Ordering for Nearly 900 IVD Products EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 22, 2012-- SurModics, Inc. (Nasdaq:SRDX), a leading provider of surface modification and in vitro diagnostic (IVD) technologies to the healthcare industry, is pleased to announce the launch...

West Coast Nutritionals Dietary Supplement Products: Recall - Undeclared Drug Ingredient

May 21, 2012 7:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Products marketed as dietary supplements contains drug ingredient Tadalafil, which may interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs and lower blood pressure to dangerous levels.

Public Meeting - Clinical Study Design and Performance of Hospital Glucose Sensors, June 25, 2012

May 21, 2012 5:30 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

FDA is seeking input from the clinical community, academia, Government, industry, clinical laboratories, and other stakeholders regarding clinical validation studies and performance criteria for innovative hospital glucose sensors...

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