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The advanced and unique proton micro-multileaf collimator technology is integrated into the MEVION S250i with HYPERSCAN, making pencil beam scanning sharper and faster and delivering robust intensity modulated proton therapy.

Mevion defines Adaptive IMPT with HYPERSCAN with Adaptive Aperture

Mevion Medical Systems, a developer in compact proton therapy, is showcasing its pencil beam scanning HYPERSCAN with Adaptive Aperture at the 2016 ASTRO Annual Meeting in Boston, September 25 to 28. The advanced and unique proton micro-multileaf collimator (mMLC) technology is integrated into the MEVION S250i with HYPERSCAN, making pencil beam scanning sharper and faster

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Series production of decorated plastic parts with integrated sensor

There is an increasing trend towards replacing mechanical knobs, buttons and switches in cars, household appliances and consumer electronic devices. Touch panels and displays with sensor technology are on the rise. In response to this megatrend, Leonhard Kurz has developed series-production ready solutions for the manufacture of decorated plastic components with embedded sensors. Until now,

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Fairview Microwave releases new ruggedized VNA test cables with phase stability

Fairview Microwave, a supplier of on-demand microwave and RF components, releases a new family of ruggedized VNA test cables operating up to 40 GHz. These new amplitude and phase stable ruggedized VNA test cables provide the reliable and repeatable, accurate test results that users require. Fairview’s newest lines of VNA test cables boast a maximum

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Smartphone-based device could detect glaucoma

D-EYE, a developer of advanced devices for mass health screenings, is pleased to share findings from a study which shows that its groundbreaking portable imaging technology could play an important role in the detection of glaucoma. Glaucoma is a common age-related disease characterized by a buildup of pressure in the eye. If left undetected and

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Molex, a global manufacturer of complete interconnect solutions, will bring its deep expertise and wide range of solutions for the medical industry to MD&M Minneapolis, September 21 to 22, booth 1949.

Molex continues to bring innovative medical electronic solutions to the marketplace

Molex, a global manufacturer of complete interconnect solutions, will bring its deep expertise and wide range of solutions for the medical industry to MD&M Minneapolis, September 21 to 22, booth 1949. Through its ongoing investment in research and development, as well as its strategic acquisitions and partnerships, Molex has built an extensive portfolio of capabilities

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Qutoplex plastic from Minnesota Rubber & Plastics is ideal for metal conversions

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics specializes in metal to plastic component conversions using Qutoplex a proprietary high performance plastics (HPP). Proven to lower costs, reduce weight, increase corrosion resistance and perform better in many applications, Qutoplex is a new option for component designers. Qutoplex is another “first” in the advances in HPP technologies allowing conversions of

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New study reports spring loaded technology’s bionic knee brace reduces fatigue and enhances performance

Spring Loaded Technology reports the findings of a recent third-party study which links its Levitation, the world’s first compact bionic knee brace, to a significant reduction in factors that can lead to muscle fatigue. Research scientists observed the oxygen intake, carbon dioxide production and muscle activity of three healthy individuals as they repeated a squat

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FDA-cleared bed linens engineered to reduce development of pressure ulcers

No other preventable hospital complication occurs as frequently as pressure ulcers. In fact, patients who experience pressure ulcers are more likely to die during their hospital stay and are more likely to be readmitted to the hospital after discharge. While there are currently hundreds of products on the market to address pressure ulcers, the solution

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Medical Device Testing Services expands orthopaedic capabilities

Medical Device Testing (MDT) Services has added spine and knee wear testing to its extensive orthopaedic device testing portfolio. For the past 26 years, MDT has served the medical device industry as a contract test laboratory focused on mechanical testing and materials characterization. MDT was founded in 1990 as a division of EnduraTEC Systems Corporation,

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NEO Tech offers microelectronics miniaturization for medical implantable device OEMs

NEO Tech, a provider of manufacturing technology and supply chain solutions for brand name OEMs in the industrial, medical and mil/aero markets, announced that its highly miniaturized electronic manufacturing capabilities were being deployed in advanced implantable devices and electroceuticals for the medical industry. Advanced implantable devices such as neuro stimulation devices, drug pumps, cochlear implants,

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Southco adds miniature embedded hinge with expanded torque for smaller applications

Southco, a global developer in engineered access hardware solutions, has recently expanded its successful line of ST Constant Torque Positioning Hinges with the addition of a new embedded hinge for smaller applications. The miniature ST-5A Embedded Positioning Hinge provides precise positioning of smaller doors and panels that require increased torque. The ST-5A Embedded Positioning Hinge features

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New chilling and heating dry bath two blocks at two temperatures

Torrey Pines Scientific announces its new two-position EchoTherm Model IC22 Digital Chilling/Heating Dry Bath for use in chilling or heating biological samples from -10° to 100° C. The unit is two dry baths in one saving valuable bench space. The IC22 can run two separate or identical temperatures and two different sample blocks at the

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Hospira launches LifeShield Supercath 5 safety IV catheter to help reduce blood exposure and needlestick injury risk

Hospira, a Pfizer company and a provider of infusion technologies, announced the launch of the new LifeShield Supercath 5 safety IV catheter in the U.S. The new Supercath 5 debuted at the Association for Vascular Access annual meeting being held through Sept. 19 in Orlando, Florida. Healthcare workers are predisposed to certain occupational hazards, such

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Promising new imaging tool allows surgeons to detect malignant tissue during breast-conserving surgery for breast cancer

Every year, an estimated 1.6 million women are diagnosed with breast cancer worldwide. It is one of the most common forms of cancer to affect women, second only to skin cancer. It is also deadly, killing an estimated 522,000 women annually. The development of mammography technologies has aided in the detection of earlier-stage breast cancers.

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World’s first operation inside the eye using a robot

Robert MacLaren, Professor of Ophthalmology, assisted by Dr. Thomas Edwards, Nuffield Medical Fellow, used the remotely controlled robot to lift a membrane 100th of a millimeter thick from the retina at the back of the right eye of the Rev. Dr. William Beaver, 70, an Associate Priest at St. Mary the Virgin, Iffley, Oxford. He

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