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Withings Launches Pulse O2, Revamped Health Mate App   April 23, 2014

Withings announced the launch of the Pulse O2 activity tracker and a redesign of its companion app, Health Mate. The new device expands on the versatility of Withings' original Pulse, adding a wristband accessory so users can wear it as a watch. The Pulse O2 also adds the ability to measure blood...More>>

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Infusion Device Analyzer Performs Reliably On The Go   April 22, 2014

Adding to the company’s infusion device analyzer portfolio, the IDA-1S is a portable tool that performs fast verification of infusion device performance while on-the-go. More>>

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Intelligent prosthetic pressure sensors could ease pain for lower limb amputees   April 21, 2014

A new device could help to relieve the pain and discomfort experienced by thousands of amputees as a result of poorly fitting replacement lower limbs. Researchers are developing a prototype of the world’s first prosthetic ‘intelligent’ liner with integrated pressure sensors, which could be...More>>

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Advanced Cardiac Therapeutics Announces New Financing for Next Generation Temperature-Sensing Cardiac Ablation Catheter for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias   April 21, 2014

Led by New Enterprise Associates and Experienced Medical Device Industry Veterans, Financing Will Support Development of Next Generation TempaSure Radiometric Temperature-Sensing Radio-Frequency Ablation Catheter Capable of Accurate, Real-Time Volumetric Temperature Measurement During Irrigated...More>>

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Inspection System Eliminates Implant Recalls   April 14, 2014

Lakeview Vision & Robotics (LVR) unveils what it describes as a low-cost technology for the orthopedic implant industry to improve the reliability of small implant parts during the manufacturing process, i.e., bone screws, plastic parts, etc. More>>

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Isansys wins two SBRI Healthcare development contracts to improve patient safety and reduce risks for cancer patients   April 14, 2014

Abingdon, Oxfordshire, UK – Isansys Lifecare Limited, the provider of complete real-time physiological patient status services and systems, today announces that it has won two SBRI (Small Business Research Initiative) Healthcare contracts. More>>

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NASA to Conduct Unprecedented Twin Experiment   April 11, 2014

Consider a pair of brothers, identical twins. One gets a job as an astronaut and rockets into space. The other gets a job as an astronaut, too, but on this occasion he decides to stay home. After a year in space, the traveling twin returns home and they reunite. Are the identical twins still …...More>>

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Electrical-Safety Analyzer Scrubs For Biomedical Environments   April 7, 2014

Teaming a rugged design with portability, the ESA609 electrical-safety analyzer is suitable for use in biomedical applications. More>>

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Halo, The World's First Hybrid Fractional Laser (HFL), Makes Its ASLMS Debut   April 4, 2014

Sciton, a leading manufacturer of high-quality laser and light systems in the aesthetic medical market, introduces Halo, the world's first and only hybrid fractional laser, applying tunable non-ablative and ablative wavelengths in a single pass to maximize results and reduce downtime. More>>

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Plastic Medical Materials Withstand Sterilization Challenges   April 2, 2014

Plastic Medical Materials Withstand Sterilization ChallengesMore>>