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Rat brain

Rat brain atlas provides MR images for stereotaxic surgery

Boris Odintsov, senior research scientist at the Biomedical Imaging Center at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, and Thomas Brozoski, research professor at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, have created a comprehensive, interactive rat brain atlas. Brain atlases can be used to

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B. Braun

B. Braun to present new line of echogenic peripheral nerve block needles at American Society of Anesthesiologists meeting

B. Braun Medical, a supplier in regional anesthesia, will demonstrate the advantages of its new echogenic peripheral nerve block needle technology at this year’s American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) meeting Oct. 22 to 26 at the McCormick Place convention center in Chicago. “Our new Ultra 360 needles feature an echogenic 360° X-pattern, when combined with

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Acelity introduces ALLODERM SELECT DUO Regenerative Tissue Matrix

Acelity, a global advanced wound care and regenerative medicine company, announced that ALLODERM SELECT DUOTM Regenerative Tissue Matrix is now available in the U.S. ALLODERM Regenerative Tissue Matrix is a biological tissue matrix for soft tissue reinforcement in breast reconstruction procedures, with more than 1.4 million implants to date. The new offering is a matched tissue

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New addition to DuPont Kalrez Portfolio offers new alternatives for sanitary seals

DuPont launched its new perfluoroelastomer parts, DuPont Kalrez LS390, for use as sanitary seals in food handling, beverage and pharmaceutical applications where FDA, USP VI at 121° C and Japan Pharmacopeia compliance are required. Kalrez LS390 provides longer seal life and tighter sealing which improves productivity and process optimization as well as creating a safer

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Cam Followers

SDP/SI solves high-speed application challenge

Each component in a design impacts its future direction. Make sure your choices are the best to achieve your desired objective. In today’s high-speed and lightweight applications plastic components succeed where metal formerly served. Cam Followers using plastic, high-load capacity composite rollers are a maintenance-free, clean and quiet running alternative to traditional metal designs. Established

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Nonin LifeSense II

Nonin Medical launches next generation LifeSense II and RespSense II Capnographs

Nonin Medical, the inventor of finger pulse oximetry and a developer in noninvasive medical monitoring, announced it has launched the next generation of end-tidal CO2 monitors in the LifeSense II capnograph/pulse oximeter and RespSense II capnograph. The Nonin LifeSense II and RespSense II are value-priced monitors that are ideal for a wide range of medical monitoring

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Top five benefits of compact, interchangeable Mini-Rail systems

Based on Simplicity technology, the Mini-Rail plain rail system’s effective two-piece design allows for fast installation and provides outstanding performance in demanding linear motion applications from semi-conductor wafer handling to packaging equipment. With no rolling elements, Mini-Rail will not catastrophically fail. Mini-Rail is a fully interchangeable and economical solution to industry standard linear guides. Features

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Solvay projects 35 percent capacity increase of sulfone polymer production over the next five years

Solvay, a global supplier of specialty polymers, announced that it expects to increase global production capacity for its high-performance sulfone polymers by more than 35% over the next five years through significant investments and process optimizations at facilities in the U.S. and Asia. The company—whose portfolio includes Udel polysulfone (PSU), Radel polyphenylsulfone and Veradel polyethersulfone—has

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Innovation Zed announces novel insulin pen accessory to improve diabetes management

Innovation Zed, an established Irish medtech company, has announced a new snap-on accessory for insulin pens to enable more flexible insulin management options for people with diabetes. InsulCheck Connect automatically collects and records insulin pen usage and behaviour data ‘on the go.’ This enables new and more flexible therapies to improve diabetes management and to

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Spineology completes limited release for Elite Expandable Interbody Fusion System

Spineology is excited to announce the successful completion of the Elite Expandable Interbody Fusion System limited release. The Elite Expanding Interbody Implant is inserted into the disc space in a contracted minimal height to minimize dissection and neural retraction. It is then incrementally expanded to restore the anatomical height of the space in order to

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MR spectroscopy

Imaging with new biomarker tracks tumor progression, response to brain cancer treatment

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have developed an MRI-based method that can track the state and progression of a common type of genetically-mutated brain cancer. The study showed that 2HG is an excellent biomarker for tracking certain gliomas with IDH mutations and also can provide a diagnosis when neurological risk from surgery is too high,

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PDA Universe

Showcasing connected health capabilities at PDA Universe of Pre-Filled Syringes and Injection Devices conference

Phillips-Medisize, along with Medicom Innovation Partner, will showcase their capabilities at next week’s PDA Universe of Pre-filled Syringes and Injection Devices conference in Huntington Beach, CA. This conference brings together industry and regulatory experts to share their experiences with the benefits, convenience and innovations pre-filled syringes and injection devices. With this year’s conference key focus

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Titan Spine initiates full U.S. launch of new nanoLOCK Surface Technology

Titan Spine, a medical device surface technology company focused on developing innovative spinal interbody fusion implants, announced that it has expanded the distribution of its line of endoskeleton titanium implants featuring the company’s new proprietary nanoLOCK surface technology nationwide. The full U.S. launch follows the successful alpha introduction of the nanoLOCK technology initiated recently in

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University of Texas at Dallas

Technology may aid at-home heart attack diagnosis, patient monitoring

Blood-glucose monitoring devices have revolutionized the management of diabetes by making it easy for ordinary individuals to test their glucose levels at home. But there are no similar consumer devices for cardiovascular disease, specifically for the quick and easy diagnosis of a heart attack. “The onset of heart attack symptoms is usually gradual, over several minutes,”

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Allied Market Research

Formulation capabilities brings hope for patients with chronic breathing problems

Chronic respiratory diseases that affect the airways and different structures of the lungs are on the rise. As per an article in the journal Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion prevalence of asthma has been increasing since 1980. Furthermore, COPD is believed to be one of the fourth main cause of death in North

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