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Roche has announced the release of the Cobas B 123 Point-of-care (POC) blood gas analyzer in the United States. The system delivers the regular blood gas...
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Pill management is a daily chore for a lot of people - it's not easy remembering to take multiple medications, each with their own schedule. There are nume
IMRIS, a company specializing in producing surgical suites that feature CT and MRI scanners that slide in and out as necessary, has released the world'
Hamilton Medical out of Bonaduz, Switzerland has been given the green light by the FDA to bring its MR compatible ventilator to the U.S. The HAMILTON-MR1
Checking biopsy samples for signs of cancer can be labor intensive and time consuming, especially before anyone even looks through a microscope. Samples
SleepRate, a new company out of Palo Alto, California, has released its new sleep improvement system that uses active overnight heart rate monitoring, as w
HD Medical, a Sunnyvale, CA firm, recently unveiled its ViScope MD digital stethoscope that works like a traditional stethoscope, but also displays the p
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited chronic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system of about 30,000 children and adults in the United States,
DNA sequencing is generally an expensive business and all sorts of methods have been developed to try to bring the cost down. Illumina, a company out o
Although plenty of us are content with using the latest video game technology such as Microsoft's Kinect to simulate flailing around in order to hit a virtual tennis ball, scientists are finding in...
EarlySense (Waltham, MA) won FDA approval for the new version of its bedside monitoring system that wirelessly detects patients' heart rate, respiratio
Smiths Medical received FDA regulatory approval for its CADD-Solis pain management system version 3.0 with Programmed Intermittent Bolus (PIB) and Patient
A laser pulse creates a vapor nanobubble in a malaria-infected cell and is used to noninvasively diagnose malaria rapidly and with high sensitivity. Credi
Baxter International (Deerfield, IL) received regulatory approval to bring its VIVIA hemodialysis system to the European market. The device is designed
Whole genome sequencing holds great potential for enriching diagnoses and understanding hereditary risk factors for specific diseases. However, the sheer v
Welch Allyn has partnered with other big names in vital signs monitoring to introduce the Connex Clinical Surveillance System, an integrated set of too
Small electronic medical devices, while already quite advanced and compact, can benefit significantly from further reduction in size. Hearing aids in p
Living independently in own home is a major concern for elderly people, since being alone can be risky if a fall happens or some other emergency strike
Electronic implantable medical devices all generally suffer from a limited lifespan because the batteries inside of them can't last forever. Yet, the b
Getting MRI scans while wearing an electronic cardiac implant seemed like a pipe dream only a few years ago, but lately new pacemakers and defibrillato
Were you wondering why Google sent members of its mysterious Google X research group to meet with the FDA's eye department a few days ago? Wait no longer
Cardiac arrhythmias can be notoriously difficult to diagnose, often requiring invasive electrophysiological mapping on where ectopic impulses originate. To
Suturing and stapling have been the go-to method of closure techniques for cardiovascular defects and injuries. However, sutures are difficult and slow to
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Diagnostic Medical Systems (Mauguio, France) received FDA clearance to bring to the U.S. the Platinum radiology table. The robotic system is designed for u
Delphinus Medical Technologies out of Plymouth, MI received FDA clearance for its SoftVue whole-breast ultrasound imaging system to be used for breast can
Samsung has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its fitness and calorie tracking app called S Health to be used as a cardiac signal transmitter, according to