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2013-06-28 23:01:23

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Transcatheter Heart Valve Market Outlook, 2013” to its database. To Book your copy of this report visit - http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/transcatheter-heart-valve-market-outlook-2013-approval-of-second-generation-prosthetics-and-increasing-surgeons-confidence-and-proficiency-to-drive-tavr-procedure-volumes Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 29, 2013 Transcatheter Heart Valve Market Outlook, 2013 -...

Insulin Pump Nears Approval In The US
2013-06-23 03:30:23

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An artificial pancreas is one step closer to receiving approval for sale in the US after a clinical trial showed the device, which can read a person’s blood sugar levels and supply insulin as needed, is safe. The MiniMed Integrated System, which is manufactured by Minneapolis-based Medtronic, is for use by type 1 diabetics. It features an insulin pump designed to halt the release of the hormone if a patient’s blood sugar...

2013-06-03 23:19:15

Bioinformatics Market report categorizes and analyzes the global bioinformatics market on the basis of sectors, product and services and applications. (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 The "Bioinformatics Market By Sector (Molecular Medicine, Agriculture, Research & Forensic), Segment (Sequencing Platforms, Knowledge Management Tools & Data Analysis Services) & Application (Genomics, Proteomics & Drug Design) — Global Forecasts to 2017" analyzes and studies the major market...

2013-05-28 21:29:51

A simpler and faster way of producing designer bacteria used in biotechnology processes has been developed by University of Adelaide researchers. The researchers have developed a new one-step bacterial genetic engineering process called 'clonetegration', published in the journal ACS Synthetic Biology. Led by Dr Keith Shearwin, in the University's School of Molecular and Biomedical Sciences, the research facilitates faster development of designer bacteria used in therapeutic drug...

2013-05-18 23:04:23

FlexLeg Takes Reservations of its Prosthetics-Inspired Device Prior to July 15 Launch Provo, UT (PRWEB) May 18, 2013 Medical device company, FlexLeg, LLC, last week began taking reservations and pre-launch orders for its much anticipated mobility aid with its namesake, the FlexLeg. The device uses technology from prosthetics to create a hands-free crutch alternative that injured individuals can use to walk on various terrains. Those with a broken ankle, for example, can remain active and...

2013-05-15 11:41:40

Researchers use synthetic silicate to stimulate stem cells into bone cells In new research published online May 13, 2013 in Advanced Materials, researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) are the first to report that synthetic silicate nanoplatelets (also known as layered clay) can induce stem cells to become bone cells without the need of additional bone-inducing factors. Synthetic silicates are made up of simple or complex salts of silicic acids, and have been used extensively...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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