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New Uses of Adhesives in Durable Medical Diagnostic Equipment

February 9, 2012 8:46 am | by Jeremy Cooler | Articles | Comments

Design engineers for medical diagnostic equipment are acutely aware of the dramatic growth and change in the healthcare industry. Medical OEMs and contract manufacturers are looking for suppliers who can help them meet new industry and federal regulations, achieve the highest quality products, support new care approaches (including patient-controlled monitoring and treatment), and drive down manufacturing costs.

Cellnovo Launches World's F?rst Mob?le-Connected D?abetes Management System

February 9, 2012 4:40 am | News | Comments

LONDON UK. Cellnovo today announced both the commercial launch of the world's only mobile-connected diabetes management system, and the start of the largest usability trial ever to investigate insulin pump technology for patients with type 1 diabetes. The trial will also be the first in...

Gently Removing and Long-Term Wear Adhesives

February 8, 2012 9:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

Adhesives Research, a leading developer and manufacturer of adhesive products, invites OEMs and product designers to learn about its newest adhesive technology for wound care and medical device products...


Sensable Customers Showcase Touch-Enabled Surgical, Medical Simulation and Robotics Innovations at MMVR Conference

February 8, 2012 5:21 am | News | Comments

WILMINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sensable's customers will feature prominently at the Medicine Meets Virtual Reality (MMVR) Conference in Newport Beach, California beginning tomorrow, where they will showcase innovative haptically-enabled surgical, medical simulation...

‘Camera in a Pill' Endoscopy Sees Increasing Acceptance and Sales

February 7, 2012 5:20 am | News | Comments

New York-Driven by innovative devices such as capsule endoscopes, the entire gastrointestinal device market grew to $14.6 billion in 2011, according to healthcare market research publisher Kalorama Information. Capsule endoscopy has been one of the fastest areas of revenue growth for manufacturers...

T2 Biosystems Announces Issuance of Key Patent Providing Broad Intellectual Property Protection for Direct Detection Diagnostic Methods

February 3, 2012 5:29 am | News | Comments

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--T2 Biosystems, a company developing direct detection products enabling superior diagnostics, today announced the issuance of patent number 8,102,176 by the United States Patent and Trademark Office entitled “NMR Device for Detection of Analytes.”

Light-activatable Substances – a new Weapon in the Fight against Cancer

February 3, 2012 5:12 am | News | Comments

Frankfurt – On February 4, World Cancer Day, the public attention for the fight against cancer will be raised once more: In Germany alone, 400.000 new instances of cancer are counted every year. The good news: More and more people affected can be helped effectively.

Targeting tumors may help stop spread of breast, other cancers

February 3, 2012 4:38 am | News | Comments

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Cancer that has spread from the site of an original tumor to other places in the body is often viewed as a death sentence. But if there are just a few of those secondary tumors, called metastases, some patients have a good chance of survival if treated with...


Health Discovery Corporation Launches Android Version of Popular MelApp, Melanoma Risk Analysis Mobile Phone App

February 2, 2012 5:00 am | News | Comments

SAVANNAH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Health Discovery Corporation, the molecular diagnostics company that launched MelApp, the first SVM-based image analysis iPhone app for melanoma risk assessment, today debuts its popular MelApp mobile app for Androidâ„¢ devices.

US Demand for Drug Delivery Products to Reach $134 Billion in 2015

February 1, 2012 5:34 am | News | Comments

US demand for drug delivery products will expand 7.4 percent annually to $134 billion in 2015. The best growth opportunities will emerge in dosage formulations that advance the nature of therapy for autoimmune conditions, cancer, heart disease, neurological disorders...

Singapore Scientists Lead in 3D Mapping of Human Genome to Help Understand Human Diseases

February 1, 2012 5:20 am | News | Comments

Singapore - (ACN Newswire) - Genome Institute of Singapore's (GIS) Associate Director of Genomic Technologies, Dr Yijun RUAN, led a continuing study on the human genome spatial/structural configuration, revealing how genes interact/communicate and influence each other, even when...

Roche Receives FDA Clearance for Test to Screen and Diagnose Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Infection in Symptomatic and Asymptomatic Patients

February 1, 2012 5:15 am | News | Comments

PLEASANTON, Calif./PRNewswire/ -- Roche announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has provided 510(k) clearance to the cobas® CT/NG Test for the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (NG) infections in both symptomatic...

Fourth German Hospital Selects IntraOp Medical Corporation's Mobetron

January 31, 2012 6:04 am | News | Comments

SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IntraOp Medical Corporation today announced that Helios Berlin Buch became the fourth German hospital and the nineteenth European hospital to purchase a Mobetron for Intra-Operative Electron Radiation Therapy (IOERT).


Capital Health Will be First in U.S. to Offer GE Molecular Breast Imaging

January 31, 2012 5:50 am | News | Comments

HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, N.J. & WAUKESHA, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Capital Health and GE Healthcare announced today the first Discovery NM 750b was installed at Capital Health's New Jersey Hopewell medical center. Capital Health is a central New Jersey region leader in advanced medicine...

TomTec introduces 2D Cardiac Performance Analysis MR its software solution for cardiac MR to analyze myocardial function and deformation

January 31, 2012 5:39 am | News | Comments

MUNICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At the upcoming SCMR meeting in Orlando Florida at February 2nd -5th TomTec introduces its 2D Cardiac Performance Analysis© MR software product*. The tool to quantify myocardial function and deformation based on regular cardiac MRI cine imaging.

Bluetooth Innovator of the Year 2011 Honored at ISPO Munich

January 31, 2012 5:33 am | News | Comments

MUNICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) today announced Guilherme de Paula from Pancreum, LLC as the Bluetooth Innovator of the Year for 2011. Pancreum's CoreMD design was selected by an expert panel based on the most innovative use of Bluetooth...

Company Brings Cancer Detection Test, Jobs to Hershey

January 31, 2012 5:31 am | News | Comments

HERSHEY, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hershey Center for Applied Research (HCAR) prepares to welcome another international company to its thriving research facility. Based in Dunedin, New Zealand, Pacific Edge Diagnostics, Ltd., a leading developer of cancer diagnostic and prognostic...

Nanotronics Imaging Introduces Its Technology to Medical Research Field

January 31, 2012 5:17 am | News | Comments

New York (MMD Newswire) -- Nanotronics Imaging, a pioneer in nano-inspection for semiconductors, announced today that it will assist medical research by applying its groundbreaking inspection methods to neuroscience, regenerative medicine and other life science fields.

Thermo Fisher Scientific PCT Assay for Sepsis Available for Abbott Analyzers

January 30, 2012 5:32 am | News | Comments

WALTHAM, Mass. – Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, today announced an agreement with global healthcare provider Abbott Laboratories to make its Procalcitonin (PCT) assay available with Abbott's immunochemistry analyzers.

Market For Mobile Healthcare Applications Will Grow To US$ 1.3 billion in 2012

January 30, 2012 5:30 am | News | Comments

The smartphone application market for mobile healthcare will reach US$ 1.3 billion in 2012 – up from US$ 718 million in 2011. Despite this substantial growth, the mHealth market is still in an embryonic state – especially in comparison to the US$ 6 trillion of the overall global healthcare market.

US Diagnostic Electrocardiography Device Market to Grow at a Slow Rate of 1.5 Percent Through 2016

January 27, 2012 4:50 am | News | Comments

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, declining demand in private practices for diagnostic electrocardiography (ECG) devices will contribute to slow growth in the United States market...

CardioComm Solutions, Inc. Passes Canadian Medical Devices Conformity Assessment System ISO 13485:2003 Audit

January 26, 2012 6:05 am | News | Comments

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CardioComm Solutions, Inc., received confirmation from the Canadian Medical Devices Conformity Assessment System (CMDCAS) that it had cleared an ISO audit performed by DQS Medizinprodukte GmbH. CardioComm Solutions is registered...

Fenwal Receives New Regulatory Clearances for Amicus Separator and DXT Relay Software

January 26, 2012 5:47 am | News | Comments

LAKE ZURICH, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fenwal Inc., a global medical technology company focused on improving blood separation, collection, safety and availability, announced today it has received clearances from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to market the Fenwal Amicus® separator...

BIOTRONIK Successfully Completes Testing of BIOTRONIK EHR DataSync— Connecting BIOTRONIK Home Monitoring to Electronic Health Record Systems

January 26, 2012 5:45 am | News | Comments

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BIOTRONIK, a worldwide leader in manufacturing cardiac medical devices and pioneer of remote patient management solutions, today announced it has successfully completed its final interoperability testing process for BIOTRONIK Home Monitoring®...

Spectranetics Strengthens Peripheral Vascular Portfolio with a Partnership to Distribute the TAPAS Catheter

January 25, 2012 5:42 am | News | Comments

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spectranetics Corporation today announced an agreement with ThermopeutiX, Inc. to commercialize the TAPAS catheter, a therapeutic infusion system. The product has recently received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance...

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