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2014-08-27 12:30:06

10 Finalist Teams to Be Announced in the $10 Million Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE to Develop Consumer-Focused Diagnostic Device CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) is hosting the 36(th) Annual International Conference (EMBC'14), this year being held at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers in Chicago, Illinois, from Tuesday, August 26 through Saturday, August 30. More than 2,500 global leaders, students, and industry...

2014-08-25 23:06:45

Cardiologists with Baptist Heart Specialists at Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville are the first in Florida to implant the world’s smallest pacemaker, which does not require wires to connect to the heart. Jacksonville, Florida (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Cardiologists with Baptist Heart Specialists at Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville are the first in Florida to implant the world’s smallest pacemaker, which does not require wires to connect to the heart. One-tenth the size of a...

3d antibacterial beads
2014-08-23 03:00:02

Dave Guerin, Louisiana Tech University Breakthrough technology creates materials infused with cancer-fighting drugs, antibiotics A team of researchers at Louisiana Tech University has developed an innovative method for using affordable, consumer-grade 3D printers and materials to fabricate custom medical implants that can contain antibacterial and chemotherapeutic compounds for targeted drug delivery. The team comprised of doctoral students and research faculty from Louisiana...

2014-08-20 16:23:17

Featuring Cafe ArtScience with the Latest Culinary Innovations Designed to Amaze All of the Senses CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Le Laboratoire Cambridge, a one-of-a-kind art and design center for creativity, invention and boundless learning, will open in Cambridge on October 31. Le Lab will be the US flagship of ArtScience Labs, a global organization dedicated to the development of the most radical ideas that transform the way we learn, imagine and evolve....

2014-08-07 12:28:11

DUBLIN, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Biomaterials Market for Implantable Devices - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Biomaterials are used in medical implantable devices which directly interact with the biological systems. Heart valves, artificial hip joints, dental implants and intraocular lenses are some of the...

2014-08-04 12:26:00

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Cardiac Monitoring And Diagnostic Devices - Emerging Markets (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa And South Korea), 2012-2018 http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/cardiac_monitoring_diagnostic_devices_emerging_markets_brazil_russia_india_china_south_africa_south_korea_2009_2015.html Global Market Watch: The Cardiac Monitoring and Diagnostic Devices market is expected to...

2014-07-31 16:27:56

The New Mio FUSE Tracks Heart Rate, Steps, Calories, Distance, Speed and Pace; Connects with All Apps and Devices Via Bluetooth 4.0 and ANT+ VANCOUVER, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mio Global today announced the release of the newest product in its lineup of chest strap-free performance heart rate monitoring devices, Mio FUSE. FUSE combines Mio's EKG-accurate optical heart rate technology with a built-in accelerometer to provide heart rate, step count, distance, pace, and calorie...

2014-07-22 12:29:46

Ronald Fontana is discharged home while he waits for a matching donor heart transplant. He is enjoying his family, thanks to the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart powered by the Freedom Portable Driver. TUCSON, Ariz., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A central New York recipient of a SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart implant is home, discharged from University of Rochester's Strong Memorial Hospital with the Freedom® portable driver to wait for a matching donor heart....

2014-06-19 08:30:16

Latest Addition to LifeTrak Wearables Line Boasts Automatic Activity and Sleep Tracking, Sleek Styling, Versatility and Easy-to-Use Functions to Manage Your Health and Fitness and "Follow Your Heart" to a Better Lifestyle FREMONT, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Salutron, Inc., the foremost leader in heart-rate monitoring and precise biosensing wearables, today introduced its newest activity monitor - the LifeTrak Core C210. The Core C210 tracks 24/7 activity and heart rate, including...

2014-06-18 12:39:34

ALBANY, New York, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Biomaterials Market for Implantable Devices (Material Type - Metals, Polymers, Ceramics and Natural, Applications - Cardiology, Orthopedics, Dental, Ophthalmology and Others) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global biomaterials market was valued at USD 25,277.8 million in 2012 and is expected to grow...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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