H&T Presspart and Cohero Health launch first market-ready, fully-connected metered dose inhaler to optimize care of asthma and COPD

H&T Presspart and Cohero Health have launched the first market-ready, intuitive, fully-embedded and connected metered dose inhaler (eMDI) aimed at improving adherence andenabling continually optimized care of patients with asthma and COPD. It is the only eMDI integrated seamlessly with BreatheSmart from Cohero Health, a comprehensive respiratory disease management platform that uniquely enables tracking of

MasterSil 910Med: One part, medical grade silicone system cures rapidly

MasterSil 910Med is a one part silicone for bonding, sealing and coating primarily for medical devices. It passes both USP Class VI testing and ISO cytotoxicity specifications. As an acetoxy type system, it bonds exceptionally well to a wide variety of substrates including metals, composites, ceramics, glass as well as many rubbers and plastics. MasterSil

Watson identifies heart disease spots 25% of undiagnosed cases

Watson has identified cases of heat disease previously undiagnosed by human inspection of ultra-sonic imaging, clinical tests and case notes, according to IBM at the Conference on Medical Image Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI). As a result, IBM is offering five new Watson modules to doctors aimed at improving the accuracy of diagnoses for stroke, mammography,

Minnesota Rubber & Plastics presents new high purity EPDM, FKM and NBR materials for the medical and pharma industries

Quadion, Minnesota Rubber and Plastics (MRP) introduces a new portfolio of materials formulated for Medical and Pharma applications. Using only the most high purity ingredients, these comply with existing and proposed regulations around elastomeric products. These materials have certified compliance to the European Commission framework regulation EC 1935/2004, US FDA Title 21 CFR and NSF Standard

Intelliguard RFID Solutions introduces the Linked Visibility Inventory System

Intelliguard RFID Solutions, from MEPS Real-Time, is offering the Intelliguard Linked Visibility Inventory System (LVIS), a first-of-its-kind medication inventory optimization system specifically designed with anesthesia workflows in mind. LVIS will debut at the American Society of Anesthesiologists Anesthesiology 2016 Annual Meeting in Chicago on Oct. 22 to 24, 2016, at booth #4814. Using patented and

Agendia’s MammaPrint and BluePrint tests highlighted in multiple presentations at the 2016 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

Agendia, a global developer in personalized medicine and molecular cancer diagnostics, announced that the MammaPrint and BluePrint tests will be highlighted in nine scientific presentations at the upcoming 2016 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS). One of the presentations will highlight the long-term outcomes of the use of MammaPrint compared to other breast cancer assays. The study,

Film-grade medical TPEs provide elasticity and tactile qualities of latex yet are non-allergenic, odor-free, more economical

A new family of medical-grade thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) for cast film provides the same elasticity, durability and “feel” of latex without concerns regarding allergic reactions, odor or residual curing agent. As thermoplastics, they make possible cost savings over latex and other thermoset rubbers. Teknor Apex will introduce the compounds at MD&M West 2017 in booth

Circulatory support without surgery for heart failure patients

Chronic heart failure patients draw hope from a new technology. A team of life science entrepreneurs in Houston, Texas has developed the first catheter-deployed circulatory assist device intended for long-term use. Procyrion’s Aortix provides a minimally-invasive treatment option for the more than two million chronic heart failure patients in the U.S. alone who are too

New Obi robotic dining device wins internationally renowned ‘Oscar of Innovation’

Obi, a revolutionary robotic dining device, is a winner in the Mechanical/Materials category in the 54th annual R&D 100 Awards. The announcement was made at the recent annual award ceremony celebrating the 100 most technologically significant breakthroughs introduced into the marketplace in 2016. Dubbed the “Oscars of Innovation,” the R&D 100 Awards recognize excellence across

Avantor unveils new brand identity

Avantor Performance Materials introduced a new corporate logo and visual identity. The change comes two months after Avantor merged with NuSil Technology to form a growing, global supplier of ultra-high-purity life sciences and advanced technologies materials with strict regulatory and performance specifications. “Following the merger of Avantor and NuSil Technology, we needed to give our

TE Connectivity’s new two position positive lock housings for RF series relays

TE Connectivity introduces two-position housings for use with our Positive Lock Mark I receptacle terminals and our SCHRACK RF series relays. These housings provide insulation, allow the user to make two connections to the relay in one easy step, improve ergonomics, and it can accommodate low insertion force, high retention force Positive Lock receptacles. RF

Panasonic continues education efforts about 3 volt lithium coin battery ingestion

Panasonic is continuing its efforts in warning both OEM manufacturers and the public about the dangers of battery ingestion. This is part of a national ongoing campaign amongst battery industry manufacturers, regulators, pediatricians and the National Capitol Poison Center, among others. The campaign is a critical step in protecting the public, as approximately 2,314 individuals

J-Pac Medical to showcase custom solutions for OEM medical device and diagnostic companies at BIOMEDevice San Jose

J-Pac Medical will be exhibiting at BIOMEDevice San Jose, where company representatives will be on-hand to discuss its end-to-end contract capabilities for single-use medical devices; anatomically correct, class III implantable textile assemblies; sterile medical packaging, and on-chip reagent blisters. Learn more about J-Pac’s recently introduced allograft processing products for tissue banks, including custom fabricated mesh

New study to evaluate virtual rehabilitation platform for physical therapy after total knee replacement surgery

Reflexion Health, a digital healthcare company, in conjunction with the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) announced the enrollment of the first patients in Virtual Exercise Rehabilitation In-home Therapy: A Research Study (VERITAS), which is designed to evaluate the cost and outcomes of using a virtual rehabilitation platform to deliver physical therapy following total knee replacement

RSX extreme-force actuator designed for hydraulic cylinder replacement

Tolomatic’s new RSX hydraulic-class electric linear rod actuator meets the need for extreme forces and is an ideal choice for replacing hydraulic cylinders. Designed and tested for 100% duty cycle, the actuator’s roller-screw drive ensures long, consistent life. Applications include pressing, punching, stamping, riveting, fastening, joining, injection molding and sawmilling. The Tolomatic RSX family of